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 RossellÃ³, and the Puerto Rico Tourism company, the airline has spent the past 100 days implementing its plan.
JetBlue is New York´s Hometown AirlineÂ®, 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.