Posts Tagged ‘mco’

October 21st, 2012

Helping Children’s Wishes Fly High

Our crewmembers at the JetBlue University College of Airports recently volunteered to serve breakfast at the Give Kids the World (GKTW) village in Orlando. Give Kids the World is a non-profit organization in central Florida that fulfills the wishes of children with life-threatening illnesses and their families from around the world to experience a memorable […]

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October 9th, 2012

Kids Fly and Stay for Free with Disney Getaways Vacation Packages!

This fall, dreams really do come true with JetBlue Getaways vacation packages. Starting today, we’re offering a special chance to select Walt Disney World® Resort or Disneyland® Resort hotels from choice cities (see below for the cities included). For every adult booked from Oct. 9 to 15, 2012 on Getaways packages for two or more […]

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September 29th, 2012

It’s Never Too Late to Fly Blue (or go to Disney)!

The famous author C. S. Lewis once said, “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” 100-year-old Priscilla is living proof.  For Priscilla’s 100th birthday, her daughter-in-law Barbara, asked the dainty centenarian what she would like. Priscilla’s reply?  “To go see Mickey Mouse.” The two are pictured here […]

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July 29th, 2012

NBA Star Appearance in Soar With Reading

Soar With Reading came to Orlando recently, where the Orlando County Public Library was jam-packed with eager readers—and one NBA player. More than 900 children and 400 adults flocked to see Glen “Big Baby” Davis from the Orlando Magic readThe Gigantic Turnip. The player also joined Mr. Steve from PBS Kids on stage to sing […]

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May 19th, 2012

Welcoming Our Newest A320 Aircraft!

Welcome home “Got Blue!” Our Orlando crewmembers welcomed the newest addition to our fleet—tail N804JB yesterday. After finishing up at the Airbus facility, our 122th A320 departed on it ferry flight from Toulouse Blagnac Airport in France at approximately 8:00 a.m. local time, making a quick fuel stop at Goose Bay Airport in Canada, arriving […]

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May 16th, 2012

Travel Rally Day in Orlando

More than 100 Floridians—travel industry representatives, local politicians, and voters—came together at Travel Rally Day in Orlando, where the Vote Travel Bus Tour landed recently. The tour supports the Vote Travel Campaign mission—to communicate the impact of travel to policymakers and candidates running for office. Stopping in selected U.S. cities, the bus set up camp […]

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March 16th, 2012

Orlando Goes Green At the NBA All-Star Game

A group of crewmembers from Orlando recently kicked off our One Thing That’s Green campaign by joining the City of Orlando Green Team at the 2012 NBA All-Star Game. The group collected items and motivated participants to recycle. Over the past three years, Orlando crewmembers have built a relationship with the Green Team by collaborating […]

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December 26th, 2011

Spread Holiday Cheer Challenge: Orlando, Florida

Earlier this month, we asked our crewmembers to submit their stories about memorable volunteer experiences. In the spirit of giving, we share some of these stories with you. For the past few years, our Orlando-based Pilot Tim has been involved in a program called Christmas Wishes. The program aims to give underprivileged families the holiday […]

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November 13th, 2011

JetBlue Sponsors Latin Food and Wine Festival

Latin Food and Wine Festival took place in Cranes Roost Park in Altamonte Springs, Florida recently and JetBlue and the Puerto Rico Tourism Company (PRTC) teamed up as the event’s Official Sponsors. The festival was a great opportunity for us to celebrate Latin cuisine while promoting cultural diversity in the region. Showcasing some of the […]

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October 20th, 2011

Sending Care Packages Overseas

Our Corporate Social Responsibility Team organized a volunteer event in September in honor of the 9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance. At the 7th annual JetBlue Softball Tournament in Orlando, an event that draws lots of excited crewmembers and their family and friends, everyone assembled 500 care packages for our service men and women […]

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