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September 20th, 2010

Twitter @jetblue Prize Giveaway in Buffalo today!

Customers and fans of JetBlue who live in Buffalo – the destination of our first ceremonial flight 10 years ago – will have the opportunity to win one of up to 100 New York-themed event, travel and destination prizes including JetBlue tickets, TrueBlue points and hotel stays. The secret location of the giveaway in Buffalo […]

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July 31st, 2010

Airline Business sits down with Dave

Our CEO, Dave Barger sat down with Airline Business for an in-depth interview that traversed the landscape of our airline at the 10-year mark, from the changes that our business model has undergone, to potential capacity, destination and fleet expansion to come. Dave emphasized that we’ve earned our right to fly into the second decade […]

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July 19th, 2010

You Can’t Make This Shtick Up – Turned around

As told by a Customer Support Crewmember: I had a Customer call because she wanted to make sure that her husband’s bad knee was in the aisle for their trip to Jamaica.  I advised her to book him an aisle seat on the left-hand side of the plane, any C seat. She then said on […]

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July 12th, 2010

You Can’t Make This Shtick Up – A Keen Observer

We had just opened our terminal, T5, at New York’s JFK airport when a Customer approached the “Just Ask” information desk with a confused look on his face. “Something’s different here,” he said. In case you’re not familiar, T5 is that ultra-modern-looking, 625,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art terminal that we opened in late 2008. It contains 26 gates, […]

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May 1st, 2010

JetBlue boldly goes where no donut has gone before

Not too long ago, in a small building found in Queens, we were destined for greatness. We struggled to create Dunkin’ Donuts’ Next Donut – and it wasn’t just a good donut. No, it was a really really good donut. Light, fluffy and delicious, like us. Well we aren’t exactly light, or fluffy. But we […]

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March 10th, 2010

FREE tickets to be handed out in NYC today!

Why? Because we like you! If you happen to be in NYC in the right place at the right time today (and equipped with the right information) you may be able to get FREE JetBlue tickets! As part of our ongoing 10th Anniversary celebrations, we’re handing out lots of FREE tickets (take a guess how […]

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February 21st, 2010

10th Anniversary Stories- Most Memorable Moment

John Layton, Inflight, in his own words: I remember January 2000 when 50-60 of us gathered in the rotunda at T6 by gate 14 with our noses pressed to the glass awaiting the arrival of our first plane from Toulouse. When the plane landed we all applauded, hugged and high-fived each other. Fast forward 10 […]

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February 16th, 2010

Dan’s story- daveneelemanpleasehireme.com

JetBlue University Crewmember, Dan Dyer, took a most creative approach to pitching himself for a job at JetBlue. See below for his story, in his own words: I was visiting a friend in Boston who was talking up JetBlue, saying great things about the CEO and about how they did things differently. When I returned […]

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February 12th, 2010

10th Anniversary stories- How I came to JetBlue

Maria Raknes, Airport Operations Crew On November 12, 2001 I became part of the JetBlue family, and it has been a nice ride. I started in Fort Lauderdale as a Crewmember when we had only five flights a day and there was a good outlook towards future growth. At the time, Mr. John Driscoll, our […]

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February 11th, 2010

10th Anniversary fan site with interactive timeline

One very ambitious- and enthusiastic- Crewmember, Senior Analyst Airport Business Planning, Ranjit Daniel, created an entire unofficial website devoted to all things JetBlue. The site includes information about the history of our company, an image gallery, an interactive section with multimedia content, including a timeline, and a place for visitors to leave their comments. We […]

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