Instead of requiring employees to volunteer for a favored company cause, JetBlue encourages crewmembers to follow their personal passions. "Wherever you want to go, whatever you want to do, however you want to help, that’s what we encourage you to do and then we reward you for it," said Icema Gibbs, JetBlue's Director of CSR in a recent Cause Talk Radio podcast interview.
JetBlue rang in the new year by pledging to offset carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from jet fuel for all of its domestic flights beginning in July, the first such announcement from a major U.S. airline. The company also said it will start using sustainable aviation fuel in mid-2020 on its flights from San Francisco.
Come to Queens, New York, and you’ll find yourself in the most ethnically diverse urban area in the world, where some 800 languages are spoken by people from all over the globe. That’s where JetBlue is based, and we couldn’t be prouder to be New York’s Hometown Airline. Our airline’s network now spans nearly 100 cities across the Americas (and will soon include Europe), with a crewmember and customer base that reflects that incredible diversity. We celebrate all our differences, whether they relate to our backgrounds, ages and abilities, our approaches or our gender identities.
NEW YORK, December 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ –JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU) is celebrating the latest milestone for its award-winning employer-sponsored education program – 250 degrees conferred in just three years. JetBlue’s innovative model goes beyond the traditional tuition reimbursement method. JetBlue Scholars launched in 2016 offering the airline’s crewmembers an opportunity to earn fully accredited undergraduate college degrees, with JetBlue covering most of the cost.
NEW YORK, December 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ – JetBlue (Nasdaq: JBLU) in partnership with JFK Millennium Partners (JMP), recently announced a new investment partner— infrastructure investor American Triple I Partners, a 100% minority-owned and managed business enterprise (MWBE).
November 8 was National STEM Day, a day focused on inspiring young people to explore and pursue careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math—and the JetBlue Foundation participated in two fantastic events with its grantee partners to commemorate the day.
To Celebrate, this JetBlue For Good® Month the Airline is Encouraging Customers, Community Partners and Crewmembers to ‘Share Your Good’ For a Chance to Win One Year of Flights to Do Even More Good (*)
New York, November 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ – JetBlue (Nasdaq: JBLU) put good on the map with its previous ‘Destination Good’ surprise volunteer experience, and this November is celebrating another milestone. Over the past eight years, JetBlue crewmembers have volunteered more than one million hours of caring in their local communities.
In this super-sized episode, Blackbaud’s Rachel Hutchisson talks to both Gary Levante, senior vice president of Corporate Responsibility & Culture at Berkshire Bank and Icema Gibbs, director of Corporate Social Responsibility at JetBlue. Gary and Icema share how their respective companies celebrate #GivingTuesday and how the day connects to the rest of their CSR programs and overall business strategy. They also give advice for how other companies can make a mark on this global day of giving.
It was women wielding the wrenches, fixing the airplane engines and sitting in the captain’s chair in the cockpit of the 190-seat airplane inside JetBlue’s hangar at Logan International Airport on Saturday — a rare sight in an industry dominated by men.
Female pilots, mechanics and fight attendants greeted more than 40 girls ages 6-17 with a first-class glance at what it’s like to be a woman in aviation as part of the airline’s “Fly Like A Girl” campaign.