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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 --

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.

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.

JetBlue and RuPaul’s Drag Race Bring It to The Runway for World Pride as New York’s Hometown Airline® Celebrates Ongoing Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

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JetBlue – the Official Airline of Fierce – and RuPaul’s Drag Race Proudly Present Newly Named “Shantay Blue Stay” Aircraft and Fabulous Inflight Feature Video

JetBlue Honors its Commitment to the LGBTQ Community with Continued Support for The Stonewall Inn Gives Back Initiative, The Center, New York Gay Men’s Chorus and Various Other Events

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JetBlue – the Official Airline of Fierce – and RuPaul’s Drag Race Proudly Present Newly Named “Shantay Blue Stay” Aircraft and Fabulous Inflight Feature Video

JetBlue Honors its Commitment to the LGBTQ Community with Continued Support for The Stonewall Inn Gives Back Initiative, The Center, New York Gay Men’s Chorus and Various Other Events

JetBlue Expands Its ‘JetBlue Scholars’ Employer-Sponsored College Degree Program with New Master’s Degree Pathways

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New partnerships with City University of New York School of Professional Studies, Louisiana State University Shreveport, Thomas Edison State University, University of Maryland University College and Western Governors University offer crewmembers opportunities to earn advanced degrees at affordable rates

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New partnerships with City University of New York School of Professional Studies, Louisiana State University Shreveport, Thomas Edison State University, University of Maryland University College and Western Governors University offer crewmembers opportunities to earn advanced degrees at affordable rates

Addressing Airline Emissions Through Cost-Effective Self-Regulation

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The airline industry is reliant on liquid hydrocarbons and is therefore a greenhouse gas contributor. JetBlue recognizes the social impact, international political inevitability of a price on CO2e emissions, and the risks posed by a patchwork of greenhouse gas regulations around the world.

Inspiring the Next Generation of Aviators

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Some investors are aware that the United States’ aviation industry is facing a shortage of pilots within 10 years, as 15,000 pilots will be entering retirement. At the same time, fewer young pilots are going through training due to rising training and certification costs. It is now three times more expensive to become a commercial pilot than it was in 1990.* JetBlue’s relatively young age as a company is reflected in its pilot demographics, currently giving JetBlue an organic advantage over its competitors.

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