Archive for October 2012

October 16th, 2012

Happy National Boss’s Day!

Today is National Boss’s Day, a holiday made official by one Ms. Patricia Bays Haroski, a receptionist for State Farm, when she registered the day in 1958 with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The significance of the date? It was her boss’s birthday! The holiday has since caught on in countries as far reaching as […]

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October 15th, 2012

JetBlue Sponsors PFLAG NYC Annual Gala

We’re proud to sponsor, alongside MetLife and the NBA, the 32nd Annual PFLAG NYC Awards Gala to be held on Monday, October 15 , at Tribeca Three Sixty in New York City. This is our seventh consecutive year supporting the worthy organization and this year Audra McDonald will be the featured honoree.  McDonald will receive […]

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October 14th, 2012

An Airport Experience So Good You Don’t Want to Leave!

The below was sent by our customers and neighbors in Long Island City, Sheila Lewandowski and Sonia Saleh of The Chocolate Factory Theater. The two were Portland-bound to attend the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art’s Time Based Art Festival, and enjoyed the experience so much at our home at JFK’s Terminal 5 that they missed […]

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October 13th, 2012

Photos: Swing for Good Golf Classic

Our fourth annual Swing For Good Golf Classic took place on Tuesday, and although the rainy weather proved a bit challenging, it didn’t keep nearly 300 business partners and crewmembers from participating in this important fundraising event. With our 16th playground build right around the corner and all of our success with the Soar with […]

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October 12th, 2012

Live From T5: CMJ Music Marathon First Music Showcase!

We’re pleased to announce the first-ever one-day music festival at our home terminal with featured artists from CMJ Music Marathon. The CMJ Music Access Live From T5 concert will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012 at 1 p.m., a collaboration with CMJ that is the first music showcase partnership in our Live From T5′s […]

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October 12th, 2012

September Traffic Up 6.1%

Our preliminary traffic results for September 2012 are in. Traffic in September increased 6.1 percent from September 2011, on a capacity increase of 7.7 percent. Load factor for September 2012 was 78.6 percent, a decrease of 1.2 points from September 2011. Our preliminary completion factor was 99.9 percent and our on-time (1) performance was 82.8 […]

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October 11th, 2012

A Day in the Life: Corporate Social Responsibility

Welcome to A Day in the Life, where we take you behind the scenes at JetBlue to learn more about the important jobs that work in concert together to run a major airline. This time, we visit with Icema, Jenna, Irma and Kate, who have one of the most generous jobs at our airline. This […]

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October 10th, 2012

Nothing Could Be Finer…

…JetBlue in South Carolina! The below license plate belongs to our South Carolina native Captain Johnny, who’s had this on his 1957 Chevy truck since Feb 2003. Perhaps our decision to start service to Charleston was serendipitous! Learn more about our new service to Charleston, starting February 2013

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October 9th, 2012

Kids Fly and Stay for Free with Disney Getaways Vacation Packages!

This fall, dreams really do come true with JetBlue Getaways vacation packages. Starting today, we’re offering a special chance to select Walt Disney World® Resort or Disneyland® Resort hotels from choice cities (see below for the cities included). For every adult booked from Oct. 9 to 15, 2012 on Getaways packages for two or more […]

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October 8th, 2012

Happy Discovery Day!

Today is Columbus Day, or Discovery Day as it’s commonly called in the Bahamas (or Día de la Raza in many Latin American countries). On this day each year we celebrate the arrival of explorer Christopher Columbus to the Americas. As an airline, we appreciate the opportunity to celebrate a love for discovery. We are […]

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