Archive for November 2012

November 8th, 2012

Unpacked: How We Plan for Weather Events

Welcome to Unpacked, where we demystify hot topics in the airline industry! This time we’re talking about how we plan around icky weather, or – as we call them in airline talk – weather events. Weather is one of those topics that people get passionate about. After all, weather determines a lot of different variables […]

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November 7th, 2012

Nor’easter Moves Towards the East Coast

A Nor’easter is approaching the East Coast today, threatening to further displace and disrupt travel after Sandy. This weather system is variable, and we’re monitoring it closely and adjusting our operations accordingly. We’ve cancelled a handful of flights so far, and will update throughout the weather event as needed. If you’re flying with us today, […]

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November 6th, 2012

Exercise Your Right to Vote!

The time for JetBlue Election Protection has come to an end, but the time to make your voice heard in the presidential election is now. Get out and vote! Our Election Protection winners will be notified by Friday. Find your polling station.  

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November 5th, 2012

Update on Operations and Recovery Efforts

Operational Update: We are now back to running a full schedule across our network, but our airports in the New York metropolitan area, including LaGuardia, JFK, and Newark have suffered infrastructure damage from Sandy. In particular, the instrument landing systems (ILS), or radio-based ground to air technology that allows planes to navigate on final approach […]

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November 4th, 2012

Sandy Relief Continues

As Hurricane Sandy relief efforts continue, we’ve received some amazing stories of caring from all corners of our route network that we’ll share in the coming days. Our customers have come together to raise more than $500,000 for the Red Cross through jetbluegives.org, and we’d encourage you to share the link and get more people […]

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November 4th, 2012

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November 3rd, 2012

Food Trucks Head to Hardest Hit Areas Around Town Today

Our operations are back up and running, but we realize that there are so many communities that are in need of assistance and would benefit from receiving an opportunity to get a warm meal during this very difficult time. After serving thousands of meals from 16 trucks over the past two days, we have decided […]

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November 2nd, 2012

NYC Marathon Fee Waiver

Due to the impact of Hurricane Sandy and cancellation of the NYC Marathon, customers traveling to/from the cities listed below and with travel meeting the following criteria, have the following rebooking options: Travel to/from: – New York Metros (BDL, EWR, HPN, JFK, LGA & SWF) – Washington D.C. Metros (BWI, DCA & IAD) – Richmond, […]

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November 2nd, 2012

Update on Flights and Community Support from Hurricane Sandy

Today, we reported the following impact of Hurricane Sandy, and our plans to help the community recover: Operations are fully restored to the airports impacted by Hurricane Sandy, including all New York metropolitan airports, and we expect to resume its full schedule tomorrow, November 3, 2012. Customers booked for travel through Sunday, November 4, 2012 […]

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November 2nd, 2012

Hurricane Sandy Fee Waiver

We’ve extended our fee waivers following the impact of Hurricane Sandy. Customers traveling to/from the cities listed below and with travel meeting the following criteria, have the following rebooking options: Travel to/from: – New York Metros (BDL, EWR, HPN, JFK, LGA & SWF) – Washington D.C. Metros (BWI, DCA & IAD) – Richmond, VA (RIC) […]

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