Posts Tagged ‘Sandy’

February 24th, 2013

After Sandy: Help us rebuild with KaBOOM! and NYRP

Following Hurricane Sandy, we told you about a few ways we’re planning to help rebuild our local communities. As promised, we have some details to share. We’re partnering with KaBOOM! to build three playgrounds in areas affected by the storm. You, along with friends and family, can head to KaBOOM!’s website to nominate an affected area. The building will […]

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January 27th, 2013

We supported Team Rubicon in Sandy relief

A few months ago, we provided travel for Team Rubicon, a national organization of military veterans and first responders who provide relief during crises. Team Rubican recently put together a summary of their Sandy relief efforts and we’re highlighted for providing more than 150 free flights for Team Rubicon volunteers. The organization was founded in 2010 […]

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November 29th, 2012

Change Fee Waivers For Mid-Winter Break to Assist Customers Affected by Hurricane Sandy

We’re waiving the change fee to allow customers booked for travel to or from New York Metropolitan Airports (JFK, LaGuardia, Newark, Newburgh, White Plains) on Thursday, Feb. 14 through February 25, 2013, to voluntarily rebook their flights (customers will be responsible for the difference in airfare, if any). Due to the impact of Hurricane Sandy […]

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November 5th, 2012

Update on Operations and Recovery Efforts

Operational Update: We are now back to running a full schedule across our network, but our airports in the New York metropolitan area, including LaGuardia, JFK, and Newark have suffered infrastructure damage from Sandy. In particular, the instrument landing systems (ILS), or radio-based ground to air technology that allows planes to navigate on final approach […]

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November 4th, 2012

Sandy Relief Continues

As Hurricane Sandy relief efforts continue, we’ve received some amazing stories of caring from all corners of our route network that we’ll share in the coming days. Our customers have come together to raise more than $500,000 for the Red Cross through jetbluegives.org, and we’d encourage you to share the link and get more people […]

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November 4th, 2012

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November 3rd, 2012

Food Trucks Head to Hardest Hit Areas Around Town Today

Our operations are back up and running, but we realize that there are so many communities that are in need of assistance and would benefit from receiving an opportunity to get a warm meal during this very difficult time. After serving thousands of meals from 16 trucks over the past two days, we have decided […]

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November 2nd, 2012

Taking Flight in the Air and Action on the Ground After Sandy

It’s hard to believe that it’s only been four days since Hurricane Sandy hit the Northeast. For all of us, whether you were in the impact zone or far away, it’s been a very long week. Despite the circumstances we faced since Monday, or maybe because of them, we all rose to the challenge and […]

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November 1st, 2012

Helping Our Friends and Neighbors After Sandy

As New York’s Hometown Airline, with the bulk of our operations and our crewmembers in the New York area, the reality of a disaster this large is that there are many who are suffering significant loss. In addition to 1,500 cancelled flights (read the latest on our operational plans here), we have hundreds of crewmembers […]

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October 31st, 2012

LGA departures are operating from JFK

All flights originally scheduled to depart New York/LaGuardia(LGA) Thursday November 1, will depart from New York/JFK airport. If you received  a flight cancellation notice for your November 1 LGA departure, please disregard and check the status of your flight online. We apologize for any confusion. We expect to resume service at LGA on Friday November […]

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