Archive for September 2012

September 30th, 2012

JetBlue Delivers Meals on Wheels

Last Thursday, the our crewmembers in New York volunteered with Citymeals-on-Wheels. If you’re from New York, or call it home, you may be familiar with this non-profit organization founded in 1981, by two influential figures in the culinary world—food critic Gael Greene and master chef James Beard—who learned that some elderly New Yorkers did not […]

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September 29th, 2012

It’s Never Too Late to Fly Blue (or go to Disney)!

The famous author C. S. Lewis once said, “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” 100-year-old Priscilla is living proof.  For Priscilla’s 100th birthday, her daughter-in-law Barbara, asked the dainty centenarian what she would like. Priscilla’s reply?  “To go see Mickey Mouse.” The two are pictured here […]

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September 28th, 2012

The History of Iconic Landmarks in Long Island City

New York is famous for a lot of things including architecture and iconic businesses. We pay tribute to those landmarks and signs that demarcate the history of our great city and are proud to become a part of the story with our new sign in Long Island City.   Some cool facts about the history […]

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September 27th, 2012

Bid For Good! Online Charity Auction for Exclusive Items

Our fourth annual Swing for Good Golf Classic and Bid for Good online auction together make up our largest fundraising effort of the year. Help us reach our goal of raising $1 million to benefit two of our long-standing charitable partners – KaBOOM! and PBS Kids. Bid on items ranging from luxurious all inclusive Getaways […]

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September 26th, 2012

Wingwoman Tracy: Calling All Leaf Peepers! Gear Up For Unforgettable Fall Travel

Join me as I take you on a virtual tour of the east coast from the south to the north, to check out my favorite fall foliage spots along the way! Fall is a beautiful time to visit many points along the east coast and experience autumn’s crisp air, vibrant colors and crystal-clear blue skies. […]

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September 25th, 2012

Boys and Girls Club in San Juan Visits JetBlue

Future JetBlue crewmembers hailing from Puerto Rico!  For 30 kids from the Boys & Girls Club in Las Margaritas, Puerto Rico, a recent field trip to our Terminal A in San Juan included a tour of the plane and of course, free Terra Blues Potato Chips.

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September 24th, 2012

Our Boston Planes Get a New Home

Last Thursday, we moved into the new home for our planes at Hangar 8 at Boston’s Logan! The first aircraft to set up shop was tail N661, Let The Blue Times Roll. Although the building itself has been around since it was built for Boston-based Northeast Airlines in the late 1950s, re designed the space […]

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September 23rd, 2012

T5 Tops the Charts

Each year, the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey publishes an annual customer satisfaction survey for JFK, LGA, and EWR. T5 topped the list again, standing out with a “world-class and all-time high in satisfaction among the major commercial airports.” For overall departure experience, JFK leads in “highly satisfied” travelers, and other categories […]

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September 22nd, 2012

We reached our Soar with Reading goal

Our 2012 Soar with Reading campaign has come to a close and we’re happy to share that we’ve reached our goal of donating $200,000 worth of books to children in need. Check out some final photos of our crewmembers reading to children and thank you to everyone who participated this year!

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September 21st, 2012

Growth Spurt in Long Island City!

Long Island City, just across the pond from Manhattan, is the next coolest neighborhood in New York City (and not just because we call it home). The area in Western Queens has seen a lot of development over the past few years and continues to evolve with new housing, retail and an influx of new […]

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