Archive for the ‘Community’ Category

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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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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