Archive for the ‘Community’ Category

June 22nd, 2013

Playground “Design Day” in Broad Channel

We’re continuing our pledge to Rebuild New York following Hurricane Sandy with our next playground build in partnership with KaBOOM!. Taking place on August 17, our customers, crewmembers and neighbors will help build a playground at Broad Channel Athletic Club in Queens, NY. Since Hurricane Sandy, children in the area have not had a safe […]

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June 21st, 2013

Happy First Day of Summer!

Today is the official first day of summer! Break out your arm band floaties and squeeze out some lemonade! If you haven’t yet booked your summer getaway, check out some great ideas on jetblue.com, and plan your trip today!

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June 12th, 2013

Soar With Reading is one for the books!

Today marks the start of our third annual ‘Soar with Reading’ program. This initiative was designed to encourage children’s imaginations to take flight through reading. We are excited to welcome new program partners Random House Children’s Books and best-selling author Mary Pope Osborne, known for her award-winning “Magic Tree House” book series. There is a […]

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June 9th, 2013

Happy Puerto Rican Pride!

The 56th Annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade is today in New York City, and we’re proud to be the Official and Exclusive Airline Sponsor of this cultural celebration as New York’s Hometown Airline! As the largest carrier in Puerto Rico, and the most nonstop capacity between New York and the Commonwealth, we’re excited to have our […]

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June 4th, 2013

Helping Those in Need in Oklahoma

Following the tornado in the Midwest, eighteen members of our Ready Team have been deployed to Moore, Oklahoma to assist the American Red Cross in their relief efforts. This specially trained team of volunteers at JetBlue will assist on a 14-day deployment to the impacted area. We’ve also opened up a payroll deduction link internally for crewmembers to donate […]

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June 3rd, 2013

June is National Safety Month

June is National Safety Month, an initiative of the National Safety Council intended to provide an opportunity to increase awareness of safety and health. For us, National Safety Month is every month, but throughout the month of June in particular, it’s the perfect time to reinforce our commitment to safe operations. After all, safety is our number […]

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June 2nd, 2013

Hosting Career Day at Aviation High School

We recently hosted a Career Day at Aviation High School in Queens, New York, one of the schools we support through our PENCIL partnership. Representatives from our Talent Acquisition and Tech Ops teams held two information sessions for students to learn about careers at JetBlue, specifically in Technical Operations through our Tech Ops Apprentice Program. The popular […]

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June 1st, 2013

June is National LGBT History Month

June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) History Month. At JetBlue, we’re proud to celebrate the diversity of our crewmembers and customers. Learn more about our support of the LGBT community. Learn more about LGBT History Month

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May 29th, 2013

Calling All Leftovers! Composting Program At T5!

We’re excited to announce a partnership with Air Ventures and Royal Waste Services to compost leftovers from select restaurants in Terminal 5 (T5) at John F. Kennedy International Airport.  Air Ventures, the franchisee that owns and operates the Jamba Juice and Dunkin Donuts restaurants in T5 and Royal Waste Services have committed to work with […]

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May 28th, 2013

JetBlue Receives An Award from PENCIL

Earlier this week we attended PENCIL’s annual gala honoring New York City business leaders’ contributions to education. We were honored to receive the PENCIL Corporate Partner Award, a recognition of the support we give to five PENCIL partnership schools in Queens, New York including Aviation High School and Channel View School for Research. We’re committed […]

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