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May 26th, 2013

Honoring Memorial Day

On this Memorial Weekend we celebrate many things, including the unofficial official kickoff to the summer travel season. We also take the time this weekend to honor those brave men and women who put their own lives on the line to protect ours. On behalf of our 15,000 crewmembers, we salute you. Learn more about […]

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May 25th, 2013

Images: MET Police Plane Pull

  Another win for the “Yanks!” The Metropolitan Police Department of London returned to challenge our JetBlue crewmembers, British Airways, NYPD and TSA in the ultimate muscle test at their Annual Plane Pull at JFK. The teams tugged at an A320 to raise awareness for the Joining Against Cancer in Kids (J.A.C.K) Foundation. J.A.C.K is […]

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May 21st, 2013

Images: KaBOOM! Playground Build in Long Beach, NY

Thanks to the 200 volunteers who joined us this weekend for the Magnolia Park Rebuild. With your help, we built a playground in six hours and brought back play to the kids of Long Beach! As New York’s Hometown Airline we are committed to rebuilding post-Hurricane Sandy, and will build two more playgrounds this year. Learn […]

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May 20th, 2013

Brits vs. Yanks at JFK Hangar 81 for A Good Cause

We’re hosting the fourth annual Airbus A320 plane pull at JFK Hangar 81 today. Some “Bobbies” from London’s Metropolitan Police Department will go head-to-head in time trials against JFK Crewmembers, British Airways crew, TSA employees, as well as New York’s Finest State Troopers and other local authorities. Both sides of the pond are joining forces to […]

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May 12th, 2013

  From our moms to yours, a very  Happy Mother’s Day! Fête des mères Lá na Máithreacha Feliz Día de la Madre Liebe zum Muttertag! Anneler Gününüz kutlu olsun! Mæðradagur Eed omm sa-eed 母親節快樂

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May 11th, 2013

Burbank’s First Ever Wings for Autism event

Our Burbank team recently participated in their first ever Wings for Autism—an event our Boston Crewmembers have been involved with since May 2011, originally introduced by the Charles River Center and ARC. In partnership with Pacific Child and Family Associates, an organization that supports children and adults diagnosed with autism and other disabilities, the Burbank team welcomed […]

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May 10th, 2013

Building Playgrounds in Areas Impacted by Hurricane Sandy

Did you know that only one-in-five children lives within walking distance of a park or playground? Following Hurricane Sandy, that number has increased in impacted areas. In the aftermath of natural disasters, play becomes even more critical as it creates a sense of normalcy and provides an emotional outlet for children. In an effort to support […]

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May 4th, 2013

Wings For Autism Takes Flight at Burbank Airport Today

We’re expanding our Wings For Autism program, originally introduced by the Charles River Center and ARC, by bringing the initiative to Burbank’s Bob Hope Airport for the first time. Wings For Autism practices air travel in a realistic and compassionate way. These rehearsal field trips help families practice going through TSA security and allow time for […]

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April 28th, 2013

Portland Celebrates One Thing That’s Green

In celebration of our annual One Thing That’s Green campaign, our Portland, Oregon crewmembers and their family members cleaned up the streets in the St. John’s neighborhood. They collected nearly six full bags of garbage and had a few laughs along the way as they gave back to their city. Even the rain stayed away!

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April 27th, 2013

JetBlue Honors Nassau County First Responders

On Sunday, April 21, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano honored firefighters from across Nassau County at the Firematic Awards Ceremony. Rich Smyth, our Vice President of Corporate Real Estate, attended the ceremony on behalf of JetBlue to thank these first responders for all of their hard work following Hurricane Sandy. We also provided the […]

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