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 […]
Archive for the ‘Community’ Category
May 4th, 2013
April 28th, 2013
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!
April 27th, 2013
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 […]
April 26th, 2013
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 .
April 23rd, 2013
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 […]
April 19th, 2013
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 […]
April 18th, 2013
April 17th, 2013
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 […]
April 15th, 2013
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, […]
April 14th, 2013
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!