Archive for September 2012

September 20th, 2012

Partnering With the FAA to Reduce Emissions in the Florida Air Space

Today, Acting Federal Aviation Administrator Michael Huerta and our CEO Dave Barger announced a collaborative NextGen effort that will make flying into and out of many of Florida’s major airports more efficient for passengers, air traffic controllers and airlines. The Metroplex initiative is based on satellite navigation, which the FAA calls Performance-Based Navigation (PBN), also […]

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September 20th, 2012

Flights to Charleston, South Carolina Now on Sale!

We’re pleased to announce that tickets to our first destination in South Carolina, Charleston, are now available for purchase at jetblue.com. We’ll serve Charleston International Airport (CHS) with twice daily nonstop service from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and a daily flight from Boston’s Logan (BOS) starting on Thursday, February 28, 2013. […]

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September 20th, 2012

JetBlue Getaways Offers 360 Support When Travel Plans

As America’s first and only airline to offer its own Customer Bill of Rights, we’re extending our promise beyond airfare. Starting today, JetBlue Getaways is offering 360 Support for flights, hotel stays, car rentals and activities booked through our vacation program when trips don’t go according to plan. 360 Support offers meaningful and specific compensation […]

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September 19th, 2012

Newport News Takes the Cake!

A very hearty THANK YOU to our friends at Newport News for the very sweet cake (it almost looks too cool to eat)!

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September 18th, 2012

Ka-Band: This Won’t Be Your Grandfather’s Wi-Fi

Robin Hayes, our Chief Commercial Officer, announced yesterday at the Low Cost Carrier conference in London that our intention is to launch our first Wi-Fi enabled aircraft in early 2013 and that we will have a free basic Wi-Fi service to start. We know there already are many carriers out there with connectivity, but we […]

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September 17th, 2012

Watch Allen Stone Live From T5

If you missed Allen Stone performing Live From T5 at our home in New York’s JFK last month, catch the soul-singing sensation’s show in the below video. Learn more about our Live From T5 concert series and stay tuned for the next up!

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September 16th, 2012

Crewmembers Honor 9/11 with HandsOn Greater DC Cares

Over the weekend, a group of our crewmembers from the Washington D.C. and Baltimore areas volunteered with HandsOn Greater DC Cares, the largest mobilizer of volunteerism in the region. To recognize the victims, survivors, and heroes of September 11th, the organization coordinated numerous service events for members of the community—a way of joining President Obama’s […]

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September 15th, 2012

Captain Tim Morgan is honored for his photography

One of our Captains is a great photographer and was recently recognized for his work. E190 Captain Tim won second place in the photography category of the Orlando Airport Employee Art Contest! Captain Morgan’s photo will be on display, along with the other pieces from airport employees, at the MCO ARTport adjacent to gates 60-120. […]

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September 14th, 2012

The History of Long Island City as a Transportation Center

We’re all settled into our new home in Long Island City, Queens. If you missed all the hoopla, check out more from our recent sign lighting, and the official opening of our support center back in April. As the only major airline with its headquarters in New York City, the significance of our neighborhood as […]

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September 13th, 2012

August Traffic Up 13.1%!

Our preliminary traffic results for August 2012 are in. Traffic in August increased 13.1 percent from August 2011, on a capacity increase of 12.8 percent. Load factor for August 2012 was 87.6 percent, an increase of 0.3 points from August 2011. Our preliminary completion factor was 99.6 percent and our on-time (1) performance was 74.0 […]

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