Archive for February 2013

February 28th, 2013

Taking Flight to Charleston, South Carolina!

Today we launch service to our 76th city, Charleston, South Carolina! Starting today, we’ll serve Charleston International Airport (CHS) with twice daily nonstop service from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and a daily flight from Boston’s Logan (BOS). To celebrate our 76th destination, today through March 10, flights to Charleston from New York […]

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February 27th, 2013

A Tale of Blue Cities: Willow Finds a Home

This is the story of an abandoned dog, a kind-hearted Northerner, and the airline that brought them together. Throughout the years, my sister Gail and I have shared a passion for helping rescued dogs find good homes. We have both worked with rescue groups and have both fostered dogs in our homes. It’s our shared […]

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February 26th, 2013

Lounge to Open at JFK T5 in May

Our home at JFK Terminal 5 is about to get even better with the debut of a new airport lounge! The new Airspace Lounge near Gate 24 will be uniquely JetBlue and open to ALL on a pay-per-use basis – no secret handshake needed! We are excited to offer this new experience for everyone flying […]

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February 25th, 2013

JetBlue Participates in Color Run to Support a Food Bank

Our crewmembers in Las Vegas recently joined together for the Color Run, a 5K race that supports Three Square Food Bank, a local non-profit organization that provides food to the hungry in Southern Nevada communities. Participants wear white gear to start the race, and by the end of the course, their clothes are saturated in […]

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February 24th, 2013

After Sandy: Help us rebuild with KaBOOM! and NYRP

Following Hurricane Sandy, we told you about a few ways we’re planning to help rebuild our local communities. As promised, we have some details to share. We’re partnering with KaBOOM! to build three playgrounds in areas affected by the storm. You, along with friends and family, can head to KaBOOM!’s website to nominate an affected area. The building will […]

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February 23rd, 2013

2013 Rip Curl Pro Search comes to Puerto Rico

We recently sponsored the 2013 Rip Curl Pro at Jobos Beach in Isabela, Puerto Rico. This Association of Surfing Professionals event welcomed more than 100 world class surfers (including Cam Richards and Dylan Graves) to the Commonwealth and through a live broadcast, the entire world watched them take on 10-foot waves!

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February 22nd, 2013

Our First Sharklet Plane Takes Flight!

Yesterday we unveiled the first A32o plane in the U.S. to be outfitted with Sharklets, or wing tip devices that improve the aerodynamics of Airbus aircraft and significantly cut fuel burn and emissions by up to four percent. Today, we’re excited to see our plane take to the skies! Check out the below images of our proud […]

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February 21st, 2013

Unveiling the First A320 Sharklets in the U.S.!

We’re excited to unveil today the first A320 Sharklet in the U.S.! The aircraft – registration number N821JB – is also the first of any North American airline to feature the fuel-saving structures. Sharklets are newly designed wing tip devices that improve the aerodynamics of Airbus aircraft and significantly cut fuel burn and emissions by […]

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February 21st, 2013

Announcing a Codeshare Agreement with Aer Lingus

We’re pleased to announce a one-way codeshare agreement with Aer Lingus, our longest-standing international partner and one of our most successful. We’ve teamed up with the Irish airline since 2008 and now the carrier will place its EI code on select flights operated by JetBlue beyond New York and Boston. Between our ever-expanding network and […]

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February 21st, 2013

Tech Thursdays: New Travel Gear to Kick Off Your Travel Year

Welcome to Tech Thursdays, penned by Miguel, tech expert and our Airport Operations Supervisor in San Jose, California. This month’s topic is new travel gadgets that Miguel suggests hot from the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show (C.E.S.). Mobile technology has picked up steam in 2012 and if this past January’s C.E.S. was any indication, innovations in […]

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