Posts Tagged ‘lic’

September 28th, 2012

The History of Iconic Landmarks in Long Island City

New York is famous for a lot of things including architecture and iconic businesses. We pay tribute to those landmarks and signs that demarcate the history of our great city and are proud to become a part of the story with our new sign in Long Island City.   Some cool facts about the history […]

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September 14th, 2012

The History of Long Island City as a Transportation Center

We’re all settled into our new home in Long Island City, Queens. If you missed all the hoopla, check out more from our recent sign lighting, and the official opening of our support center back in April. As the only major airline with its headquarters in New York City, the significance of our neighborhood as […]

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April 14th, 2012

Come Help Us Green Our New Neighborhood!

Roll up your sleeves and go green with us! On Saturday, April 21 we’re asking 500 volunteers to come out and help us revitalize Long Island City, Queens by planting nearly 100 trees and cleaning up the area to further beautify the flourishing neighborhood we now call home. We will have activities for participants of […]

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April 4th, 2012

Our Official Welcome to Long Island City

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Senator Charles E. Schumer and other top government leaders joined our President and CEO Dave Barger in cutting the ribbon on our innovative new home, the latest addition to the vibrant Long Island City community. The decision to keep our headquarters in New York City was announced in 2010, setting us […]

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April 4th, 2012

New Office Boasts Transparent Work Space

Working with design firm HLW International, we took great care in designing a welcoming environment for our leased portion of the building.  Our new home was designed to showcase our brand while also offering a connection to our operation.  Elements of our award-winning Terminal 5 and the historic Saarinen Terminal at JFK were incorporated into […]

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April 4th, 2012

Our New Environmentally-Friendly Support Center

We took an environmentally-friendly approach during the construction of our new corporate support center, adding to the Brewster Building’s recognition by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) as having achieved Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design for Existing Buildings (LEED EB) Silver certification, which designates operation of high performance buildings that are environmentally responsible. In […]

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April 2nd, 2012

We’ve Officially Landed in Long Island City!

Today marks the official first day at our new Long Island City Support Center, the new home for close to 1,000 JetBlue crewmembers. Just six miles down the road from our old space in the Big Apple, the new offices are right across the East River from Manhattan, located in the up-and-coming hot spot that […]

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March 27th, 2012

Do One Thing That’s Green (and enter to win a trip)!

We’re teaming up with the New York Restoration Project and its MillionTreesNYC initiative for our fifth annual One Thing That’s Green tree planting event. Volunteers are invited to celebrate Earth Day weekend and “Color NYC Green” by participating on Saturday, April 21st in our new home, Long Island City, Queens (LIC) from 9:00 a.m. to […]

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April 28th, 2010

Welcome to Queens. Please stay awhile

A recent article in the NY Times talks about the saucy history of Queens Plaza, the emerging neighborhood at the foothills of the 59th Street Bridge in Queens, New York. The area has a rough history, with industrial factories, public housing, and the transplanted sex industry that Giuliani kicked out of Times Square. More recently, […]

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