Archive for April 2013

April 25th, 2013

Announcing Our Southernmost Destination: Lima, Peru!

We’re excited to announce new daily nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and Jorge Chávez International Airport (LIM) in Lima, subject to receipt of government operating authority. Lima will be our 81st BlueCity and our fourth destination in South America. Sale fares for U.S.-originating flights to Lima are available today and until May 3, 2013, at www.jetblue.com/new for as […]

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April 25th, 2013

First Quarter Earnings Announced

Today we reported our results for the first quarter 2013: Operating income for the quarter was $59 million, resulting in a 4.5% operating margin, compared to operating income of$89 million and a 7.4% operating margin in the first quarter of 2012. Pre-tax income of $23 million in the first quarter.  This compares to pre-tax income of $49 million in the first […]

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April 24th, 2013

Images: Albuquerque Inaugural

On Monday we celebrated our inaugural flight from New York to Albuquerque, New Mexico. Dave, our CEO, and other JetBlue leaders joined Albuquerque Mayor Richard Berry for the festivities. Our flight is the only nonstop service connecting the two cities. As our 77th BlueCity, ABQ launched service with Even More Speed options for customers, bringing […]

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April 23rd, 2013

FAA Furloughs

We are deeply frustrated by the negative impact government staffing reductions are having on the national air transportation system, and the inconvenience it’s causing our customers and crewmembers. Customers should plan for possible flight delays and cancellations at most airports across the country. While delays related to the furloughs are possible throughout our network, the […]

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April 22nd, 2013

Now Flying to Albuquerque, New Mexico!

Next stop, New Mexico! We’re excited to launch our 77th BlueCity today, with New York’s only nonstop service to the vibrant city of Albuquerque. Dave, our President and CEO, was joined today by Albuquerque Mayor Richard Berry during the inaugural flight’s departure ceremony at Kennedy International Airport. Albuquerque is our first destination in New Mexico, the Land of Enchantment, and is the […]

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April 22nd, 2013

Sequestered

If you’ve been watching the news lately, you’ve probably heard the word “sequestration” quite a bit. The FAA has cut staffing at Air Traffic Control facilities as a result of the government budget sequester, and the first round of these cuts went into effect on Sunday. With fewer employees to manage traffic in and around airports, delays […]

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April 21st, 2013

Photos: SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In & Expo

We organized a special charter for the SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-in & Expo in Lakeland, Florida last week. We welcomed onboard students from schools with a strong focus on STEM education programs. A group of crewmembers also joined us, and enjoyed sharing the day with aviation enthusiasts from across the country. Media coverage of JetBlue […]

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April 20th, 2013

Boston Operations

We’re pleased to report our operations at Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) are flowing smoothly. However, we understand many customers’ plans were disrupted yesterday, and our fee waiver remains in place for those traveling to/from BOS Saturday, April 20, 2013. Customers may rebook their flights for travel through Tuesday, April 23, 2013 without fee or […]

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April 20th, 2013

Career Advice from JetBlue Board Chairman Joel Peterson

Stanford Business Professor and our Board Chairman Joel Peterson sounds off on some meaningful advice about “striving to balance professional success and personal fulfillment,” in his new series on LinkedIn. Our internal culture and leadership style is integral to the service that we deliver, and it helps that our Chairman is something of an expert on […]

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April 19th, 2013

Boston Fee Waiver

Update 5 p.m. Flights remain on or close to schedule at Boston’s Logan. We’ve further extended our fee waivers for customers to rebook their flights for travel through Tuesday, April 23, 2013 without fee or difference in airfare. Please call 1-800-JETBLUE for further assistance. Update 11 a.m. We’ve extended our fee waivers for customers to […]

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