JetBlue marks 100-day milestone of hurricane relief program in Puerto Rico



JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU) has announced the 100-day milestone of its 100x35JetBlue hurricane relief initiative, which launched shortly after Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico in September 2017, the company said.

A nod to the island´s 100×35 mile dimensions, 100x35JetBlue outlined 100 days and 35 ways — and beyond — of caring for Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. JetBlue has completed or launched 34 of the 35 initiatives, and now transitions to initiative #35: developing a long-term plan for supporting Puerto Rico and fostering economic growth.

As the largest airline in Puerto Rico, JetBlue made a commitment to its crewmembers, customers and communities by pledging to assist in the island´s rebuilding and recovery. Puerto Rico is home to nearly 500 JetBlue crewmembers who support the airline´s operations in its focus city of San Juan, as well as in Aguadilla and Ponce.

With the help of crewmembers across JetBlue´s 101-city network, including those in Puerto Rico, as well as partners such as New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló, and the Puerto Rico Tourism company, the airline has spent the past 100 days implementing its plan.

JetBlue is New York´s Hometown Airline®, and a carrier in Boston, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, Los Angeles (Long Beach), Orlando, and San Juan. JetBlue carries more than 38 million customers a year to 101 cities in the US, Caribbean, and Latin America with an average of 1,000 daily flights. For more information visit jetblue.com.