Posts Tagged ‘jetblue’

February 12th, 2010

Today is Green Monster Truck Day in Boston!

Red Sox Nation is all geared up for this big party that happens each year as the team’s equipment truck embarks on a 1,400 mile journey to Spring Training down in Florida. As the event presenter, we have wrapped the truck in JetBlue branding and will be there beside Wally the Green Monster for all […]

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February 11th, 2010

Gracefully taking to the skies

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February 8th, 2010

Inaugural flight from Orlando to Montego Bay touches down today!

Today marks the start of our service between Orlando and Montego Bay, Jamaica. Montego Bay has been one of our most popular destinations ever, and this new route is just the latest example of the huge Customer demand to jet to the popular Caribbean BlueCity. Congratulations to our Mo Bay Crewmembers!

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February 7th, 2010

Weekly airline news roundup

Connectivity seems to be this week’s theme in airline news. The big switch to a new reservations system is our main news, with minimal coverage due to minimal hiccups (thankfully!). Southwest is getting connected with plans to offer WiFi on their planes over the next two years. Delta, meanwhile, officially pulled the plug on Northwest […]

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February 7th, 2010

Ship rather than check your bags?

With the recent increase in checked bag fees from most airlines, travelers are rightfully searching for alternatives to get their luggage to its destination. Increasingly, folks are considering mailing their luggage using traditional shipping companies like Fed Ex and UPS. Depending on the weight of the bags (the heavier the bag the more the airlines […]

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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 6th, 2010

New TSA travel site

The TSA recently launched a new site to aid in the protection of airline travelers.  The site contains  information on everything from consumer reports and how to file complaints to travel tips and links to the FAA site where you can find some safety information. Perhaps the most important link seems to be missing from […]

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February 5th, 2010

Two brothers, two pilots, one dream

Mauricio and Joe Andrade both shared a love of airplanes from a young age, but didn’t know how that could ever translate into a professional career as pilots given their humble upbringing. With five siblings total and a meager income, Mauricio and Joe spent the earlier part of their lives on St. Vincent, and then […]

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February 5th, 2010

Cutover Update

JetBlue cutover to Sabre on Friday, Jan. 29, 2010. So far, things have been going as expected. We have a robust identification process in place, and we continue to see quick resolution of these problems. However, we still may experience long lobby wait times in our BlueCities and longer hold times at 800-JETBLUE. This morning […]

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