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JetBlue Introduces the Largest Electric Ground Service Equipment (eGSE) Fleet at New York’s JFK International Airport, Cutting Four Million Pounds of Greenhouse Gas Emissions per Year

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-- Committed to Long-Term Sustainable Energy Solutions and Operational Efficiency, Conversion will Save JetBlue More Than $500,000 in Ground Fuel Costs per Year --

-- $4 Million FAA VALE Grant Jointly Secured by Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and JetBlue Helps Fund Electric Charging Infrastructure --

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-- Committed to Long-Term Sustainable Energy Solutions and Operational Efficiency, Conversion will Save JetBlue More Than $500,000 in Ground Fuel Costs per Year --

-- $4 Million FAA VALE Grant Jointly Secured by Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and JetBlue Helps Fund Electric Charging Infrastructure --

JetBlue Foundation Focuses on Mentorship, Diversity and STEM and Technical Education Training with its Latest Round of Grants

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-- The 2019 JetBlue Foundation Grants Will Help 13 Education Programs Introduce Nearly 5,000 Students from Traditionally Underrepresented Communities to Careers in Aviation --

-- Broadening Its Reach, The JetBlue Foundation Awards Its First International Grant which will Provide Skills Training and Economic Opportunity for Girls and Women in Barbados --

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-- The 2019 JetBlue Foundation Grants Will Help 13 Education Programs Introduce Nearly 5,000 Students from Traditionally Underrepresented Communities to Careers in Aviation --

-- Broadening Its Reach, The JetBlue Foundation Awards Its First International Grant which will Provide Skills Training and Economic Opportunity for Girls and Women in Barbados --

Nation’s Illiteracy Woes Won’t Be Solved by Government Alone

By Maggie Kohn
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This article series is sponsored by JetBlue and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team. 

Labor Day weekend is right around the corner. Most kids are already back in school. And once again, teachers are battling the effects of the dreaded summer slide—a term used to describe the tendency for students to lose some of the achievement gains they made during the previous school year.

JetBlue Uses NextGen Systems to Reduce Carbon Emissions

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NextGen is the FAA’s ongoing navigation system upgrade, which includes a switch from traditional ground-based to satellite-enabled navigation. This combination of FAA- and airline-specific technology allows flights to be given more efficient and uniquely optimized routes anywhere in the National Airspace System. NextGen makes this possible during all stages of the flight: departure, cruising altitude, approach, and arrival operations. The FAA anticipates that the fully completed system will save 16 million metric tons of CO2 e emissions annually.

Queens Public Library and JetBlue Kick off the Airline’s Soar With Reading Literacy Initiative With a Special Story Time Featuring Noted Children’s Author David Ezra Stein

Popular literacy program lands in NYC for the first time, placing six free book vending machines throughout New York City, including Central Library in Jamaica
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JAMAICA, N.Y. July 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Queens Public Library President and CEO Dennis M. Walcott, JetBlue Chief People Officer and JetBlue Director of Corporate Responsibility Icema Gibbs today hosted a special story time at Central Library for kids ages 3 to 5 with award-winning children’s author David Ezra Stein to celebrate the launch of the airline’s popular “Soar with Reading” literacy program. They were joined by Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, Assemblywoman Alicia Hyndman and Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer, Chair of the Libraries Committee.

Summer Reading Gets Easier with JetBlue’s Soar with Reading

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With summer in full swing, many kids are enjoying the outdoors, time with family and, freedom from the classroom. But, with school on pause, young children can experience what is called the “summer slide” – a decline in reading ability and other academic skills during the summer months.

JetBlue Helps Rebuild Puerto Rico with Habitat Restoration

By Roya Sabri
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Two years ago, Puerto Rico made the news after Hurricane Maria swept through the commonwealth, causing thousands of deaths and destroying homes and infrastructure. Puerto Rico’s plight stayed in the news because of insufficient disaster relief.

JetBlue’s Soar with Reading Initiative Lands in New York City Placing Free Book Vending Machines in Each of the Five Boroughs

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  • JetBlue Invites Customers, Crewmembers and the Community to Share #BookDrop Moments and Inspire Book Donations to Communities in Need
  • JetBlue Welcomes Marley Dias, Founder of #1000BlackGirlBooks, as the Latest Soar with Reading Partner and Ambassador
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  • JetBlue Invites Customers, Crewmembers and the Community to Share #BookDrop Moments and Inspire Book Donations to Communities in Need
  • JetBlue Welcomes Marley Dias, Founder of #1000BlackGirlBooks, as the Latest Soar with Reading Partner and Ambassador

Here's How JetBlue Is Helping to Restore Puerto Rico's Marine Habitats

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As Puerto Rico’s largest airline, JetBlue is committed to helping restore the island after the devastation of Hurricane Maria in 2017.  JetBlue’s latest project in its100x35JetBlue initiative, which honors the popular reference to Puerto Rico’s 100×35 mile size and outlines the airline’s commitment over 100 days – and beyond – to launch 35 initiatives to support the island, is now underway.

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