Posts Tagged ‘Hurricane Sandy’

May 21st, 2013

Images: KaBOOM! Playground Build in Long Beach, NY

Thanks to the 200 volunteers who joined us this weekend for the Magnolia Park Rebuild. With your help, we built a playground in six hours and brought back play to the kids of Long Beach! As New York’s Hometown Airline we are committed to rebuilding post-Hurricane Sandy, and will build two more playgrounds this year. Learn […]

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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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December 18th, 2012

Donating $820,000 to the Red Cross’ Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

On Monday, Dec.17, Rob Maruster, JetBlue’s chief operating officer (COO), and Robin Hayes, JetBlue’s chief commercial officer (CCO) were joined by two customers that donated via jetbluegives.org.  Niki Glarkis and Rosalind Sutherland represented the more than 7,400 JetBlue customers and TrueBlue members that gave so generously. After the hurricane, we quickly mobilized and launched jetbluegives.org […]

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December 7th, 2012

Thanking Our Customers for Their Hurricane Sandy Donations

Hurricane Sandy exceeded the worst expectations, affecting millions of people in the Northeast, including many of our own crewmembers and customers. While we were struck by the devastation of the storm, we were even more overwhelmed by the generosity of our customers. With your thoughtful donation to jetbluegives.org, together we’ve raised more than $820,000 to […]

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November 2nd, 2012

Update on Flights and Community Support from Hurricane Sandy

Today, we reported the following impact of Hurricane Sandy, and our plans to help the community recover: Operations are fully restored to the airports impacted by Hurricane Sandy, including all New York metropolitan airports, and we expect to resume its full schedule tomorrow, November 3, 2012. Customers booked for travel through Sunday, November 4, 2012 […]

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November 1st, 2012

Flying Higher After Hurricane Sandy

We are continuing with a phased return to service following Hurricane Sandy and we’re working closely with the airports impacted by the storm to get our operations back to normal. Updates include: We plan to operate 80% of our total schedule today, building to 100% by Saturday.  Our New York/JFK operation is at 50% so […]

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October 30th, 2012

Recovering from Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy ripped through the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast portions of the U.S. causing devastation with wind gusts peaking at 90 mph and unprecedented storm surges that flooded the streets of towns and cities throughout multiple states. Our thoughts are with those who have been impacted by the storm in any way. We’re expecting to bring […]

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October 29th, 2012

Safety First With Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy will soon touch down in the States with the potential to impact millions of people across the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast. We’ve pulled down all operations in the region today and tomorrow in concert with airport closures and the suspension of public transportation in the big cities including New York and Boston. We will […]

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October 28th, 2012

Update on Hurricane Sandy and Our Operating Plans

Hurricane Sandy is on track to impact air travel over the next several days in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. In New York, public transportation will cease at 7 p.m. ET today, and we’re planning our last departure by midnight. The JFK AirTrain will close at 10 p.m. and shuttle buses will run in its […]

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October 27th, 2012

Preparing for Hurricane Sandy’s Northern Landfall

Hurricane Sandy is now on track to impact air travel over the next several days in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. We’re tracking this storm closely and have spent the last few days planning for its northern landfall. Based on the current wind and storm surge forecast, and the plans for public transportation availability in […]

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