North Florida customers, crewmembers and community overwhelmingly voted, Jacksonville to receive $25,000 worth of children’s books and a celebrity reading room makeover courtesy of JetBlue
NEW YORK, September 4, 2018 /3BL Media/ – JetBlue (Nasdaq: JBLU) today announced Jacksonville, Fla. as the winner of the #BookWithUs online vote, part of this year’s annual Soar with Reading literacy initiative. Thanks to support from the local community in North Florida, Jacksonville bested JetBlue’s other 101 cities, receiving 38 percent of the votes.
Commercial aviation is one of the world’s more high-profile carbon-intensive industries, but companies like JetBlue are reacting to changing consumer sentiment to create a more efficient, low-carbon future
Consumer priorities are shifting across a number of industries, and the aviation sector is no exception. In the past, businesses could get away with offering a simple, good-value service, but today’s customers expect airlines to take sustainability as seriously as they do profitability.
Last week, professional basketball player Jordan Bell helped tip-off a JetBlue Soar with Reading event at the Bayview Branch of the San Francisco Public Library, as he read to local children. San Francisco and Oakland area are the latest locations to receive free book vending machines as part of JetBlue’s annual Soar with Reading program.
Cultivating a passion for science, technology, engineering and math, JetBlue Foundation sponsors Project Scientist’s STEM Expedition Summer Academy
NEW YORK, August 2, 2018 /3BL Media/ – JetBlue (Nasdaq: JBLU) today announced the latest collaboration between the JetBlue Foundation and Project Scientist to introduce science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and aviation careers to girls from traditionally under-represented communities.
On July 15, JetBlue marched in the NYC Disability Pride Parade in support of JetBlue’s Reaching Blue Heights initiatives. Hosted by Disability Pride NYC, the parade’s purpose is to promote inclusion, awareness, and visibility of people with disabilities, and to redefine public perception of disability.
This summer, the JetBlue Foundation has partnered with the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP) to host seven Aviation Career Education (ACE) Academy summer camps for future aviators. Thanks to a grant from the JetBlue Foundation, OBAP was able to bring the program to additional cities this year. The camps were held in seven different locations – New York, Boston, Orlando, Fort Lauderdale, Long Beach, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.