Posts Tagged ‘dave’

June 26th, 2011

Our CEO Dave helps kick off Soar with Reading summer

Our CEO Dave visited P.S. 185 in Harlem, New York Friday to kick off the “Soar with Reading” summer initiative. The Soar with Reading project was launched in conjunction with PBS KIDS and aims to keep children reading wherever they go this summer – with a combination of in-flight and online literacy resources, community reading […]

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January 29th, 2011

Dave visits Buffalo

CEO Dave Barger poses with Mayor Byron Brown of Buffalo and BUF General Manager Eli Cruz. Our CEO Dave Barger kicked off his 10th Anniversary BlueCity Tour in Buffalo last January and revisited earlier this month, appropriately ending his year of traveling the JetBlue network. Dave fulfilled his promise to visit every city that JetBlue […]

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January 1st, 2011

Dave’s visit to Salt Lake City

The Salt Lake Tribune joined our CEO Dave on his visit to Salt Lake City last week, where he met with Crewmembers as part of his 10th Anniversary BlueCity Tour. He spoke of our accomplishments over the past ten years and our ability to shine through challenging times in a challenging industry. “As we look […]

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December 22nd, 2010

JetBlue President and CEO Dave Barger Extends Employment Agreement to 2015

We’re pleased to announce the extension of Dave Barger’s employment agreement two years, to 2015. Dave serves as our President and Chief Executive Officer. Dave joined JetBlue in 1998, before we had a name or a single aircraft. He succeeded founder David Neeleman as Chief Executive Officer in 2007. Prior to joining the JetBlue team, […]

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November 20th, 2010

Newark Mayor Cory Booker visits JetBlue

Our CEO Dave Barger visited Newark this week as he continues on his 10th Anniversary BlueCity Tour pledge to visit every city in 2010 – and Newark Mayor Cory Booker was a special surprise visitor! The Mayor was preparing to welcome First Lady Michelle Obama to his city to visit a local elementary school to […]

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November 13th, 2010

Welcome to New York: JetBlue’s David Barger

In NPR’s new series, Welcome To New York, host Jeremy Hobson celebrates the bi-coastal broadcast of Marketplace Morning Report by talking to people who define and shape New York City’s economy, and Thursday’s guest was our very own CEO Dave Barger! Dave talked about our profitability despite the recession, memories of flying in the cockpit […]

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November 7th, 2010

JetBlue in the News: Cautious growth is the order of the day

When our CEO Dave Barger visited Denver last week as part of his promise to visit every BlueCity in honor of our 10th Anniversary he sat down with The Denver Post to discuss our outlook in DEN as well as our overall growth plan as we enter into our second decade.

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October 14th, 2010

You Above All: Nothing to Hide

To kick off You Above All, we produced this internal video to get our Crewmembers psyched about the new campaign. Check out our CEO Dave Barger, as he explains our philosophy of transparency in a most unique way. Check out the Advertising Age article about our campaign.

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June 26th, 2010

Dave on CNBC’s Fast Money

Our own Dave Barger was a guest on CNBC’s Fast Money’s Halftime Report this Monday. The segment was about JetBlue “spreading its wings,” and where Dave views the industry headed in the next few months. Dave spoke to top industry concerns, including oil hedging, foreign investment,  and the impact of the current BP oil spill. […]

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May 8th, 2010

Cruising into an expanding horizon; Dave chats with The Boston Globe

Dave recently sat down with Boston Globe writer Katie Johnston Chase for a lively interview that covers all things 10th Anniversary, including our humble beginnings, operational expectations, and what makes us unique. Dave points out that building our relevance is more important than becoming the biggest airline and that we offer what many other don’t; […]

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