Archive for August 2013

August 27th, 2013

DESIGNED BY KIDS, BUILT BY VOLUNTEERS

On Saturday, Aug. 17, more than 200 volunteers from JetBlue, and residents of the local community along with organizers from KaBOOM! came together to build a new playground at the Broad Channel Athletic Club. The new playground’s design was based on drawings created by children who participated in a Design Day Event in June. This […]

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August 20th, 2013

Live From T5: Goodie Mob!

We’re excited to announce the next up in our Live From T5 concert series: an exclusive live performance by the newly reunited hip hop group – Goodie Mob on Monday, September 9 at 6 p.m. ET. Celebrating their reunion after a 14 year hiatus, Grammy-Award winning artist CeeLo Green will join original Goodie Mob group […]

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August 18th, 2013

UPDATE: Statement on Flight 827

On Sunday, August 18, Flight 827 from Boston to Baltimore with 95 customers and four crewmembers on board diverted to Philadelphia. In an abundance of caution, the captain elected to divert, after the crew reported an odor of smoke in the cabin. The flight landed at 5:53 p.m. and all customers and crew were safely […]

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August 17th, 2013

JetBlue Pilots ACE Summer Camp!

  Last month, several of our pilots hosted a special Aviation Career Education (ACE) camp at JetBlue University in Orlando, FL for middle and high school students. Each year, the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP) partners with the FAA to conduct multiple weeklong ACE programs across the country.  Admission is offered to students ages […]

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August 16th, 2013

Miss Republica Dominicana Universo 2013

¡JetBlue es la aerolínea oficial del certamen Miss República Dominicana Universo! El certamen, llevado a cabo el pasado 3 de agosto en el Hard Rock Hotel & Casino en Punta Cana, presentó a 28 hermosas candidatas quienes representaron a varias regiones de la República Dominicana. Las candidatas se dieron cita en el aeropuerto Internacional Las […]

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August 15th, 2013

JetBlue and British Airways partner up

We’ve just signed one of Europe’s leading airlines, British Airways, as our 25th airline partner. With this interline agreement, customers can transfer between our two networks at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), Boston Logan International Airport (BOS), Orlando International Airport (MCO) and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD). This means BA customers now […]

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August 10th, 2013

Bringing Play to Children in Sandy-impacted areas

Earlier this year we made a pledge to rebuild New York. As part of this effort, we committed to build three playgrounds in areas impacted by Hurricane Sandy in order to reintroduce play in these communities.    Following natural disasters, play becomes even more critical as it creates a sense of normalcy and provides an […]

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August 9th, 2013

Twitter Fridays

Interacting with our customers is important to us: in flight, at the airport and online! So if you tweet us, you’ll most likely get a response! Let’s take a look at some of our favorite tweets from the past few weeks! From emotional distress: @NancyFromNowOn You can bring it with you for free, but we’ll […]

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August 8th, 2013

Take a bite out of shark week!

This week is Shark Week, so we thought it only fitting to share a photo of Technical Operations crewmembers installing Sharklets on an A320 aircraft at our JFK Hangar! This installation was the fourth of five retrofit modifications we will complete for A320 aircraft already in our fleet. A320 deliveries from this point forward will come […]

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August 8th, 2013

A Day in the Life: Maintenance Technician

  Welcome to A Day in the Life, where we take you behind the scenes to learn more about the important jobs that work in concert together to run a major airline.   At JetBlue, we are always looking for new ways to promote careers in our industry. Not only do we think our jobs […]

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