Archive for October 2012

October 7th, 2012

Pull that plane! Crewmembers Support Special Olympics

We recently sponsored the 20th Annual Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) Dulles Day Festival and Plane Pull to support Special Olympics Virginia. Twenty-five crewmembers from IAD, BWI, and DCA pooled their muscle strength as they pulled a 150,000 pound FedEx Airbus aircraft 12 feet—in nine seconds! Friends and family came out to support the team […]

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October 6th, 2012

A New Jet Joins the Fleet!

The latest addition to our fleet departed from Toulouse-Blagnac International Airport in France, home of the Airbus factory this week. Here, tail N806 received some finishing touches and got the seal of approval from our Aircraft Deliveries team. Objects in Mirror are Bluer than they Appear will refuel at Rivière-du-Loup Airport in Quebec before journeying […]

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October 5th, 2012

The New JetBlue Sky Theater Planetarium!

We’re excited to share a new way that our name is gracing the skies: we’re sponsoring the JetBlue Sky Theater Planetarium! This state-of-the-art digital projection system is the latest addition to the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Long Island, New York. Our partnership with the Cradle of Aviation Museum is an important one, allowing us […]

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October 4th, 2012

Announcing Our Next Airline Partner: Royal Air Maroc

Our 22nd airline partner hails from Africa! Effective this week we’re interlining with Royal Air Maroc (AT), the flag carrier of the Kingdom of Morocco. Royal Air Maroc flies daily from JFK Terminal 1 to its hub at Casablanca’s Mohammed V International Airport, Africa’s fourth busiest airport – the modern-day version of the airport was […]

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October 4th, 2012

Unpacked: Fear of Flying

Most people are afraid of something. Some people are afraid of flying. It’s one of those fears that might show up on Family Feud’s short list along with fear enclosed spaces, clowns or snakes. Some folks say there’s a scientific reason why people fear spiders or snakes – in fact, there may have been an […]

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October 3rd, 2012

We’re Flying Above the Political Chatter with Election Protection!

As the 2012 Presidential debates begin, we’re flying above the political chatter by making good on an Election Protection promise: the chance for you to freely leave the country (and return home!) if you need a break because your candidate doesn’t win. Starting today, visit jetblueelectionprotection.com to select your choice for President and enter for […]

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October 2nd, 2012

Photos: Groundbreaking Ceremony at Terminal 5

We broke ground on our new international arrivals terminal at our home at JFK yesterday morning. Our President and CEO Dave Barger along with our executives and crewmembers joined Homeland Security Chairman Peter King; U.S. Custom and Border Protection JFK Port Director Susan Mitchell; Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s Aviation Director Sue […]

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October 1st, 2012

Breaking Ground on Our New International Arrivals Terminal!

Breaking news! Today we’re breaking ground on the extension to our world class home at John F. Kennedy’s Terminal 5 to pave the way for an international arrivals facility. Set to open in early 2015, the thoughtfully-designed space includes six international arrivals gates – three new and three converted from Terminal 5 – and an […]

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