Archive for the ‘Community’ Category

August 17th, 2015

Vote For Your Favorite Blue City to Win 100,000 Books!

There’s still time to vote in our #BookBattle. Vote now to select which city will receive a donation of 100,000 books.  In honor of the fifth anniversary of our Soar with Reading campaign, we’ve selected five cities with recognized books droughts to compete in this #BookBattle: Detroit, Houston, Fort Lauderdale, Los Angeles and New York City. Voting is […]

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August 13th, 2015

JetBlue builds new play space at Simms Park in Bellflower, Califorina

In July, more than 200 of our customers and crewmembers joined Bellflower, CA residents to restore a decaying playground. The renovated Simms Park is now a secure, safe location for recreation and activity and provides an ADA-compliant play space to more than 1,215 local children and families in the Bellflower community. Simms Park marks our 22nd […]

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August 12th, 2015

Change The World With A Little Help From JetBlue

If you were given the mission to change the world, what would you do? That’s what the remarkable students at Democracy Prep Charter High School in Harlem, New York are tasked with once they reach their senior year. Here at JetBlue, one of our goals is to Inspire Humanity, and when we noticed that these […]

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August 3rd, 2015

High School Aviation Students Soar With Help From the JetBlue Foundation and Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals

Aviation is not always a top career choice for students from underserved communities. The JetBlue Foundation and the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP) are trying to change that. According to current statistics, less than five percent of pilots in the commercial aviation industry are women and/or people of color. For the second year in […]

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December 4th, 2014

It Ain’t Rocket Science

Since the beginning, we have focused on inspiring humanity beyond air travel, not only for our customers and crewmembers but the various communities we serve. Not only is education a core pillar for JetBlue, it is weaved into everything we do. In fact, we actively seek ways to support education specifically science, technology, engineering and […]

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April 30th, 2014

Our sixth annual Responsibility Report

Last week we released our sixth annual Responsibility Report, highlighting the progress we’ve made in 2013 in the environmental and social responsibility arenas. From initiatives like onboard recycling, to investing in our crewmembers and the communities in which we live in. Read highlights of the report below or read the complete report here. Climate Change and Decreasing Environmental […]

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April 27th, 2014

JetBlue Airways Brings Its ‘Inspiring Humanity’ Mission To Life with A Humanitarian Effort to Haiti

Port-au-Prince, Haiti, became JetBlue’s 82nd BlueCity in December 2013. Before launch it was decided the airline would carry out a humanitarian delivery flight in partnership with the Airbus Corporate Foundation to bring aid to the country, including life-saving anti-cholera medication, blankets and clothing for nearly 6,000 children, hundreds of pair of shoes, thousands of books […]

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April 10th, 2014

One Thing That’s Green

On April 1st, JetBlue’s Seventh Annual “One Thing That’s Green” campaign launched nation-wide. Throughout the year, and especially during earth month, we are committed to greening our planet. This year, JetBlue is taking a different approach to green.  We are asking our customers to tell us where we should build a green space in 2014 […]

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April 4th, 2014

Aviation Education Takes Flight with a little Sun n’ Fun

You may have already guessed, but a lot of our crewmembers have been passionate aviation enthusiasts all their lives. That passion is something we love to encourage in the next generation of our industry. We recently launched the JetBlue Foundation to encourage STEM and aviation education, and on April 2, we provided a special charter […]

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April 1st, 2014

April 1 Birthdays Are No Joke

Anyone born on April 1st will tell you they’ve spent their fair share of time as the butt of bad jokes. Fortunately, when it comes to birthdays, JetBlue doesn’t fool around. If today’s your birthday and you’re flying JetBlue, you can receive a JetBlue credit equal to the amount of the fare you paid for your […]

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