Archive for January 2013

January 14th, 2013

Traffic Advisories: New York and Washington D.C.

Roadway and AirTrain closures ahead JFK Van Wyck Expressway Immediately Approaching Airport and On-Airport Closed in Both Directions Due to construction activity on the airport, the Van Wyck Expressway will be closed in both directions overnight 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. during the following periods: Tuesday night (1/15/13) – Saturday morning (1/19/13) Monday evening (1/21/13) […]

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January 13th, 2013

Long Island City Support Center Designs Sweet Cases

More and more crewmembers are breaking out their markers and gluesticks to design sweet cases for foster children as part of our annual Light Up a Life campaign. We’re proud to support our new partner, Together We Rise, a nonprofit organization that supports kids in the foster care system. Sweet Cases are chock full of […]

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January 12th, 2013

A Mom’s Blog Post: Why JetBlue Rocks

The mother of an autistic child recently blogged about a great experience with us. Her daughter is a longtime fan of JetBlue, ever since she heard our Inflight crew sing their rendition of “Happy Birthday” to a customer a few years ago. She loved the song so much, that our social media team tweets her a […]

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January 11th, 2013

December Traffic Up 6.1%!

Our preliminary traffic results for December 2012 are in! Traffic in December increased 6.1 percent from December 2011, on a capacity increase of 6.1 percent. Load factor for December 2012 was 80.1 percent, a decrease of 0.1 points from December 2011. Our preliminary completion factor was 99.6 percent and our on-time (1) performance was 70.2 […]

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January 10th, 2013

A Day in the Life: Care and Emergency Response

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 Penny on our Care and Emergency Response team who has one of the most forward-thinking jobs at our airline. […]

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January 9th, 2013

Celebrating Three Kings Day

 This year’s Three Kings’ Day was a truly special day in Puerto Rico, as hundreds camped out in front of the Hospital del Niño, waiting patiently to give gifts to children in need. In return, the first 300 received flights to Florida or the Dominican Republic!

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January 8th, 2013

Our Finance Team Gets Creative for Foster Children

A few members of our Finance team recently took a break from crunching numbers to spend some time supporting one of our Corporate social Responsibility campaigns, Light Up a Life.  The group designated one of our conference rooms at our Long Island City Support Center as their studio, and created  “Sweet Cases,” bags filled with […]

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January 7th, 2013

A Rusty Air Traveler Practices

The following letter was written to use on behalf on Mr. Walsh, a Navy veteran who returns to air travel for the first time in years after the passing of his wife: William and Bette Walsh, both Navy veterans, married, eventually had five kids, and spent the rest of their lives living the “American Dream” […]

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January 6th, 2013

Crewmembers Decorate Gifts for Foster Children

To support this year’s Light Up a Life campaign, our crewmembers at New York’s LaGuardia decorated sweet cases for foster children in collaboration with Together We Rise. This non-profit organization is our new Corporate Social Responsibility partner and focuses on improving the lives of foster children. One way we’re getting involved is through sweet cases, […]

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January 5th, 2013

Crewmember Voted into Bermuda’s Parliament

Our Bermuda crewmember Lawrence was recently voted into Bermuda’s Parliament. Lawrence has been with JetBlue since 2006, and his family has a long history of community service dating back to his great, great-grandfather, who was the second black member of the Bermuda House of Assembly (equivalent to the U.S. Congress). His mother was designated by […]

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