JetBlue

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 1/14/2013 at 7:27AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Overcast with a chance of rain. Fog early. High of 63. Winds from the West at 10 to 15 mph shifting to the NNW in the afternoon. Chance of rain 30%. Monday Night: Overcast with a chance of rain. Low of 36. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30%. [...]

JetBlue breaks ground on JFK Terminal 5 expansion
JetBlue breaks ground on JFK Terminal 5 expansion
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/01/2012 at 12:29PM

Just four months after the project’s approval, JetBlue broke ground on its terminal expansion at JFK International Airport. The renovations, which began October 1, will enlarge the airline’s Terminal 5, which opened in 2008. Three existing gates will be converted into international arrivals and three new ones will be added. Other additions to the terminal [...]

JetBlue sign lights up LIC
JetBlue sign lights up LIC
News Billy Rennison 8/31/2012 at 10:04AM

Queens has a new guiding light after the flip was switched on a JetBlue sign in the airlines new home, Long Island City. Local leaders joined JetBlue executives turning on the nearly 40-foot tall sign that sits atop the Brewster Building. “New York City’s iconic skyline is a little brighter tonight, thanks to the success of [...]

JetBlue sign touches down in LIC
JetBlue sign touches down in LIC
News Alexa Altman 8/16/2012 at 12:11PM

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s the JetBlue sign! The enormous cobalt insignia, looming atop the Brewster Building at 27-01 Queens Plaza North in Long Island City, now speckles the skyline. The nearly 40-foot-tall sign — the marker of a controversial business move — has been installed over the past couple weeks and is [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 6/14/2012 at 10:21AM

Passengers Sue JetBlue Over Pilot Meltdown A group of passengers is suing JetBlue, saying they feared for their lives when a pilot had to be physically restrained during their flight in March. In a lawsuit filed in State Supreme Court in Queens, the ten passengers claimed Jet Blue was “grossly negligent” when it allowed pilot [...]

JetBlue expansion at JFK will bring jobs
JetBlue expansion at JFK will bring jobs
News Terence M. Cullen 6/06/2012 at 2:32PM

More than 1,000 jobs are expected to come from a green-lit terminal expansion at JFK International Airport, the Port Authority and JetBlue announced last week. The expansion will add 145,000-square-feet on three levels to the already 635,000-square-feet JetBlue occupies in Terminal 5. The new terminal will be called T5i and handle international flights and house [...]

JetBlue sign will grace L.I.C. sky
Business Michael Pantelidis 5/03/2012 at 11:26AM

Following a year of cutting through red tape – and mulling a move to Florida – JetBlue has been given the green light to provide Long Island City with a “sign” that they are here to stay. The City Council voted unanimously on April 30 to approve a zoning amendment allowing companies to construct signs [...]

Forest Hills biz hurt by JetBlue departure
Forest Hills biz hurt by JetBlue departure
Business Michael Pantelidis 4/12/2012 at 1:30PM

JetBlue’s takeoff from Forest Hills has been rocky for local businesses – now severely struggling to survive. A number of merchants say they have lost large percentages of their business since the airline moved from its headquarters in the Forest Hills Tower, located on Queens Boulevard and Union Turnpike, to a modernized facility in Queens [...]

This Morning’s Headlines
L.I.C. to JetBlue: ‘Welcome aboard’
L.I.C. to JetBlue: ‘Welcome aboard’
Central Michael Pantelidis 4/05/2012 at 10:13AM

JetBlue has landed in Long Island City. Mayor Michael Bloomberg joined numerous local legislators for a ribbon-cutting ceremony on April 4 – unveiling JetBlue’s new corporate headquarters in the historic Brewster Building, located at 27-01 Queens Plaza North in L.I.C. JetBlue announced its decision to keep its headquarters in New York City in 2010, and [...]