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Following a Successful Summer in Detroit, JetBlue’s Soar with Reading Program Will Travel to Fort Lauderdale in 2017

By Icema Gibbs
Blog

Since launching our award-winning Soar with Reading program in 2011, JetBlue has provided more than $2.25 million worth of books to children in need throughout our network. This is no small feat. Countless crewmembers, community leaders and customers have helped as we set out to encourage kids’ imaginations to take flight through reading.

JetBlue Launches Eighth Annual ‘Swing for Good’ Charitable Fundraising Initiative

Customers and Crewmembers Can ‘Bid for Good’ For One-of-A-Kind Experiences With Funds Benefiting Youth and Education Non-Profits DoSomething.org, Together We Rise and the JetBlue Foundation
Press Release

NEW YORK , September 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ – JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) today launched its eighth annual Swing for Good Golf Classic fundraising initiative. The charitable campaign also includes the Bid for Good online auction, powered by Charity Buzz. Since 2008, the Swing for Good and Bid for Good campaign has raised nearly $3.2 million for 20 charitable partners.

Preparing for a Lower Carbon Future

By Sophia Mendelson
Blog

Since the Wright brothers, planes have been running on fossil fuel – that’s 100 years of using the same energy source. Just as the term “fossil” implies, the externalities from this form of fuel means there is need for rethinking. Investments in renewable energy are needed for a more sustainable future, especially in the aviation industry.

As an airline, it’s no secret that our largest impact is emissions. Earlier this week, JetBlue made a big step towards our future by announcing one of the largest renewable jet fuel purchase agreements in U.S. aviation history. 

JetBlue Announces One of the Largest Renewable Jet Fuel Purchase Agreements in Aviation History

Summary: 
  • Preparing for a Lower Carbon Future, Airline Partners with SG Preston to Purchase Renewable Jet Fuel
     
  • JetBlue Expects To Take First Delivery of Renewable Jet Fuel In 2019 With A 10-Year Purchase Agreement and the Ability to Lower the Fuel’s Carbon Footprint through the Use of Renewable, Biomass Based Feedstocks
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  • Preparing for a Lower Carbon Future, Airline Partners with SG Preston to Purchase Renewable Jet Fuel
     
  • JetBlue Expects To Take First Delivery of Renewable Jet Fuel In 2019 With A 10-Year Purchase Agreement and the Ability to Lower the Fuel’s Carbon Footprint through the Use of Renewable, Biomass Based Feedstocks

JetBlue Celebrates First Graduates of its Employer-Sponsored College Degree Program

Focusing on the Needs of “Non-Traditional” Students, JetBlue Scholars Partners with Online Course Providers and Thomas Edison State University to Help Crewmembers Earn Low-Cost, Fully-Accredited College Degrees
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NEW YORK, September 16, 2016 /3BL Media/ – JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) recently celebrated the first graduates of its JetBlue Scholars program. JetBlue Scholars offers the airline’s crewmembers the opportunity to earn a fully-accredited associate or bachelor’s degree with JetBlue covering most of the cost. The program features high-quality online courses at a fraction of the cost of traditional college. This year, 50 crewmembers will earn a college degree through the newly-launched program.

JetBlue's Soar With Reading Book Vending Machine Program Expands to Florida

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After a successful summer in Detroit, JetBlue’s Soar with Reading program -- which provides free books in vending machines to children in needy neighborhoods -- will be headed to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, next summer. Fort Lauderdale was named the program's next destination after winning the #BookBattle online voting competition, which ended last month. The book vending machine program aims to distribute free books to children living in areas known as “book deserts.” The vending machines also help combat the “summer slide,” a term Susan B.

Detroit Basketball Player Andre Drummond Joined JetBlue in Detroit for its ‘Soar With Reading’ Initiative

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Last year, JetBlue launched an online #BookBattle competition as part of its award-winning Soar with Reading program. The airline asked crewmembers and the public which community -- Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Los Angeles or New York City -- should get 100,000 new children's books from JetBlue in 2016. Nearly 1.3 million online votes were cast and Detroit triumphed with 48 percent of the vote.

JetBlue Celebrates Women’s Equality Day

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JetBlue’s on a “Power Trip” with partners Marie Claire and W Hotels Worldwide. Recently 200 boss ladies inspired each other to continue championing for gender equality and female empowerment.

JetBlue Spices Up Its ‘BlueBud’ Business Mentoring Program With The Bronx Greenmarket Hot Sauce

Serrano Pepper Product Grown in New York City
Summary: 
  •  Fiery Bronx Based Condiment Brand Selected For JetBlue’s Second BlueBud Program
     
  • Each Bottle Directly Supports the Bronx’s Burgeoning Economy and the More Than 40 Bronx Community Gardens and Farmers Who Produce These Peppers 
Press Release
  •  Fiery Bronx Based Condiment Brand Selected For JetBlue’s Second BlueBud Program
     
  • Each Bottle Directly Supports the Bronx’s Burgeoning Economy and the More Than 40 Bronx Community Gardens and Farmers Who Produce These Peppers 

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