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April 26th, 2013

New York Stands By Boston

Even our Boston and New York planes are making nice, as our Red Sox and I Heart New York liveries spend some quality time at JFK in a show of support following the tragedy in Massachusetts .

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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 19th, 2013

Joining New York’s Carbon Challenge

Dave, our CEO & President, joined New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg at the kickoff to the City’s Carbon Challenge, a new campaign to encourage large corporations like ours to reduce the carbon emissions generated from commercial buildings. Energy use in buildings accounts for 75 percent of New York City’s greenhouse gas emissions, and 80 percent […]

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April 18th, 2013

Announcing Matching Donations to The One Fund Boston

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April 17th, 2013

What’s Your One Thing That’s Green?

We’re looking forward to our tree planting event in New York this weekend. We’re pleased with the turnout of volunteers – we actually have all that we need for this event, but you can still help each and every day by pledging to do One Thing That’s Green. Visit www.jetblue.com/pledge now through April 30 to show how […]

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April 15th, 2013

Boston Marathon Incident

Update 2 p.m. Thursday In a formal coming together of the community following Monday’s tragedy, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Tom Menino announced the formation of The One Fund Boston, Inc to provide aid for those in need. JetBlue has pledged $100,000 to support the fund, and we continue to work with our crewmembers, customers, […]

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April 14th, 2013

Dallas Crewmembers Walk for Wishes

Our Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) area crewmembers recently laced up their sneakers for the Make a Wish Foundation. They took part in the Walk for Wishes 5K, which raised money to help children in Texas who have been diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition. The DFW team raised more than $1,000 for the cause!

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April 13th, 2013

Boston takes a splash for Save the Harbor/Save the Bay

Our Boston crewmembers recently braved chilly temperatures at Revere Beach for the annual Save the Harbor/Save the Bay initiative. More than one dozen crewmembers joined together to raise $500 for the cause, which rallies around keeping Boston Harbor and Massachusetts Bay restored and protected. Their fundraising was part of a larger effort from Boston’s beach […]

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April 10th, 2013

Photos: Wings for Autism Takes Flight

Over the weekend, the fifth Wings for Autism took place at Logan airport. The event began in May 2011, and our airline hasn’t missed one opportunity to get involved in this unique program. Each year, we partner with Massport, TSA, and other airlines to practice the airport experience with families of autistic children. From checking […]

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April 8th, 2013

Our Sixth Annual “One Thing That’s Green” Program

Our Sixth Annual “One Thing That’s Green” campaign launches today with the first major tree planting in New York since Hurricane Sandy. We’re partnering with New York Restoration Project (NYRP) and its MillionTreesNYC initiative to plant more than 2,400 trees, remove trash and complete beautification projects in Highland Park, an area identified by the New […]

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