Archive for December 2012

December 21st, 2012

Six More Cities Join Even More Speed!

Six more BlueCities join our Even More Speed roster: Long Beach, CA (LGB) Newburgh, NY (SWF) Reagan National Airport (DCA) Rochester (ROC) Syracuse (SYR) Westchester (HPN) Long Beach will be the final focus city to offer this speedy option, another way we’re improving the experience at our new terminal. See below or click here to […]

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December 20th, 2012

JetBlue Names Alex Battaglia Senior Vice President, System Operations

We’re pleased to announce the promotion of Alex Battaglia to the position of Senior Vice President, System Operations. Mr. Battaglia will oversee the execution of JetBlue’s day-to-day operations including System Operations, Dispatch, Air Traffic Management, Crew Services and Emergency Response and Care.  He will continue to report to our Chief Operating Officer, Rob Maruster. Mr. Battaglia […]

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December 20th, 2012

Welcome to the First Edition of Tech Thursdays!

Welcome to Tech Thursdays, a new monthly column on BlueTales penned by Miguel, tech expert and our Airport Operations Supervisor in San Jose, California. Sharing the gift I love being at the airport during the holidays.  The hustle and bustle, the smiles, happy tears and laughter echoes throughout the day.  As a tech enthusiast and […]

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December 20th, 2012

Meet Miguel, The Man Behind Tech Thursdays

Miguel will be the first one to tell you that he is a tech-geek.  His fascination with technology started when his uncle plugged in the Pong game on the TV in 1975.  Since then, he’s been plugged-in and played with every gadget he can get.  As a boy, he took his sister’s dolls apart to […]

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December 19th, 2012

Travel Tips for a Fly Holiday

It’s time for itchy sweaters and fruit cake! As we ramp up for one of the busiest weeks in air travel, we impart to you some tips and tricks for a smooth holiday travel experience, all to the tune of one of our favorite holiday jingles! If you’re traveling with us through JFK, the NYU […]

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December 19th, 2012

JetBlue’s Fly Holiday Gift Guide

Tis better to give than to receive: If you’re still looking for that perfect gift for your someone special, check out some fly ideas for your jet setter: The Gift of Flight: Give the gift of relaxation! Give a Getaway: Send a special someone to paradise. No better way to get to paradise than with […]

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December 19th, 2012

We’re the Official Domestic Airline of Barclays Center!

As New York’s Hometown Airline™, we’re proud to announce our status as the Official Domestic Airline of the brand new Barclays Center in Brooklyn, a major sports and entertainment venue showcasing an extensive variety of events, including premier concerts, major professional boxing cards, top college basketball, family shows, and the Brooklyn Nets. On Thursday, Dec. […]

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December 19th, 2012

Announcing Our Third Colombian Destination: Medellín!

We’re excited to announce our intent to serve Medellín, Colombia with the addition of daily nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and José María Córdova International Airport (MDE) starting June 2013.  Subject to government approval, flights are expected to go on sale in January 2013 at www.jetblue.com. Destinations in Latin America and the […]

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December 18th, 2012

Donating $820,000 to the Red Cross’ Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

On Monday, Dec.17, Rob Maruster, JetBlue’s chief operating officer (COO), and Robin Hayes, JetBlue’s chief commercial officer (CCO) were joined by two customers that donated via jetbluegives.org.  Niki Glarkis and Rosalind Sutherland represented the more than 7,400 JetBlue customers and TrueBlue members that gave so generously. After the hurricane, we quickly mobilized and launched jetbluegives.org […]

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December 18th, 2012

Welcome to the First Edition of “A Tale of Blue Cities”

Welcome to the first edition of a new monthly column, A Tale of Blue Cities, authored by our very talented and witty Diane, a curriculum developer at JetBlue University down in Orlando. Each month, Diane will share warm and fuzzy stories from her experiences at JetBlue and flying the network. In this first edition, she […]

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