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February 8th, 2010

10th Anniversary stories – How I Came to JetBlue

Wendy Petties, Facilitator Leadership When I got the call from recruiter Natalie White, I was literally around the corner from the hospital where I was scheduled to have spinal surgery in less than 2 hours. I was both excited to learn that JetBlue had gotten my application and resume and had called me and worried […]

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February 7th, 2010

10th Anniversary stories- How I came to JetBlue

Jim Smith, Director of Properties, shares his story about how he came to the JetBlue family, 10 years ago: 10 years ago this month, I had the opportunity to accept a job offer from Dave Barger and Ann Rhoades, who at the time was heading up our newly formed People Crew, to help build a […]

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February 6th, 2010

10th Anniversary Crewmember story- How I came to JetBlue

Janet (Angie) Kardashian, Inflight Crew, JFK shares her inspiring story of how she came to join JetBlue: I had an Italian restaurant in Tustin, Ca. for 22 years, in the town where I live. On Thanksgiving for 16 of those years I fed 750 Marines and their families a free Thanksgiving meal with all the […]

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February 5th, 2010

10th Anniversary stories- Crewmember memorable moment

Inflight Crewmember, Popcorn Redmon, based out of Orlando, in her own words: I was working as the F1 on a flight from JFK to SDQ. Boarding was challenging with the numerous carry-ons that more often than not weigh more than the customers carrying them on. There were twelve wheelchair customers, one of whom could not […]

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January 26th, 2010

10th Anniversary- Crewmember memorable moment

Robert Evans, MCO-based Inflight, in his own words: “I was the F1 on an evening flight from JFK to MCO and had three Unaccompanied Minors in row 1ABC. They were all dressed in shorts on their way to Orlando to visit family and Disney. The little girl in 1A asked for a blanket because her […]

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January 25th, 2010

10th Anniversary stories- favorite JetBlue moment

As we celebrate our 10th Anniversary this year, we take a fond look back to all of the stories that comprise our rich and diverse history. We will be publishing regular tales from Crewmembers about their favorite memories from the early days, impacting moments, and how they came to JetBlue. Read below for the first […]

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January 7th, 2010

Happy Anniversary Boston!

Boston celebrates its sixth year as one of our most valued points of departure. Since we opened gateways in 2004, Boston has become our second largest volume airport, after JFK. With the recent announcement to increase service from Boston to San Jose, California this coming May, we surely will shower more love on bean town […]

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January 6th, 2010

Our first press release

The words, “press release” may not produce the warm and fuzzies for you (unless you’re like us and work in the Communications Department) but we’re so excited that 2010 marks our 10th Anniversary that we’ve pulled out the blue carpets and are starting to take a nostalgic look back at the beginning days. One of […]

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