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JetBlue officially introduces its Brooklyn Nets logo jet

JetBlue Airways today revealed its latest special livery dedicated to the Brooklyn Nets.

The pictured Airbus A320-232 N633JB (msn 2671) “BK Blue” joins JetBlue’s legion of New York-themed aircraft. JetBlue was named the Official Domestic Airline of Barclays Center and the Brooklyn Nets in 2013 and has renewed its partnership for another five-year term.

“BK Blue” was designed by a team of Brooklynites and New Yorkers. The aircraft honors New York City’s largest borough with special touches unique to Brooklyn such as street art, architecture, and hip hop. Additional highlights of the livery:

  • Straying from the airline’s traditional blue paint scheme, this all black and white aircraft includes the Brooklyn Nets logo on the tail, the silhouette of the Brooklyn Bridge and Barclays Center on the fuselage, and the phrase “Spread Love” on the underbelly.
  • The design includes the airline’s co-branded trademark with New York State’s iconic tourism campaign and logo, I LOVE NEW YORK, solidifying JetBlue’s status as the official hometown airline of New York.
  • Aligned with JetBlue’s mission of inspiring humanity, “BK Blue” will “Spread Love” and award-winning service as it travels throughout JetBlue’s network in the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean.

As the Official Domestic Airline of the Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center and part of the renewed partnership, JetBlue has also brought one of its most popular products to the arena. JetBlue is now sponsoring the arena’s wireless network renamed Fly-Fi®, same as JetBlue’s award-winning, free onboard Wi-Fi. Already a customer favorite onboard, Fly-Fi® will be available to Barclays Center’s millions of annual attendees.

“For JetBlue, continuing our partnership with the Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center was a slam dunk,” said Marty St. George, executive vice president commercial and planning, JetBlue. “Crossing the bridges into Brooklyn, you’ll find that the borough has a distinct personality and some of the most loyal customers and fans around. Our full court press approach makes our unique product offerings like Fly-Fi accessible to customers both in the air and at Barclays Center.”

The new Airbus A320 livery was revealed at JetBlue’s Hangar at New York’s JFK International Airport. To celebrate the tip-off of the 2018-19 NBA basketball season, the extended partnership and this new plane, the Brooklyn Nets revealed their new Nike NBA City Edition uniform and merchandise line with a fashion show.

City Edition uniforms are designed by Nike to honor each NBA team’s hometown in a unique way, and this season, the Nets’ City Edition uniforms will honor The Notorious B.I.G., who grew up and made a name for himself in the borough’s Bed-Stuy neighborhood.

The black uniform features a multi-color “Brooklyn Camo” pattern inspired by the iconic rapper, which runs down the sides of the jersey & shorts, and along the sleeve & neckline piping. The pattern represents the cultural diversity in the borough, which is home to people of all races, religions, and ethnicities, who have one important unifying trait – Brooklyn swagger.

“JetBlue Airways was one of Barclays Center’s first partners when we opened our arena doors in 2012, and today marks a terrific expansion to our great partnership,” said Brett Yormark, CEO of BSE Global. “A fully branded aircraft that pays homage to Brooklyn and one of its most beloved icons is a fitting statement to make as we enter the next phase of our strategic alliance. JetBlue is committed to providing their customers with the same world-class experience we provide to our guests, and we are excited to work with New York’s hometown airline in new and innovative ways.”

 

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JetBlue Airways to add a third Colombian destination: Medellin

JetBlue Airways (New York) has announced its intention to serve Medellin, Colombia with the addition of daily nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and Jose Maria Cordova International Airport (MDE) starting in June 2013 (subject to government approval).

Destinations in Latin America and the Caribbean now make up almost one-third of JetBlue’s route network. Medellin, Colombia’s second largest city and a vibrant commercial and cultural center, will be JetBlue’s 79th destination and its third destination in the South American country. JetBlue also offers nonstop service between Bogota and both Fort Lauderdale and Orlando, Florida as well as nonstop service between Cartagena and New York’s John F. Kennedy International (JFK).

JetBlue’s schedule between Fort Lauderdale and Medellin:

Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Medellin (MDE): Medellin (MDE) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL):
Depart – Arrive Depart – Arrive
4:45 p.m. – 7:05 p.m. 7:05 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
– Flights operate daily effective June 2013 (a) –

– All times local –

With this new addition, JetBlue will serve 27 Latin American and Caribbean destinations in 2013, including: Aruba; The Bahamas (Nassau); Barbados; Bermuda; Cayman Islands (Grand Cayman); Colombia (Bogota, Medellin and Cartagena); Costa Rica (Liberia and San Jose); Dominican Republic (La Romana, Puerto Plata, Punta Cana, Samana, Santiago and Santo Domingo); Jamaica (Kingston and Montego Bay); Mexico (Cancun); Puerto Rico (Aguadilla, Ponce and San Juan); St. Croix; St. Lucia; St. Maarten; St. Thomas; and, Turks and Caicos (Providenciales).

JetBlue’s flights to Medellin will be operated with its Airbus A320 aircraft.

Copyright Photo: Michael B. Ing. Airbus A320-232 N633JB (msn 2671) prepares to land at Los Angeles International Airport.

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