How to Land a Job at JetBlue!!!!!

Whyzitsokold

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What is the best way to get a job at JetBlue?

Have someone hand in your resume, on the company website, by mail?
 

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If you can clean toilets and pick up trash, you should be on the right track.
 

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seahorse said:
If you can clean toilets and pick up trash, you should be on the right track.
Or if you can suck the chrome off a big fat Harley's tail pipe, like Seahorse is known to do, then you're in.
 

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Tell them that you're eager to fly a 100 seat narrow body airliner for commuter wages, so you can show all those legacy pilots what idiots they are.
 

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seahorse said:
If you can clean toilets and pick up trash, you should be on the right track.

Wow! I'm impressed! What an original comment for your first post!
 

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In the timeless words of Bluto Blutowski: "Food Fight!!!"

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(...sigh...think patience...think...of...beaches....and....waves...don't... respond.....)

Ahem. All better.

To answer your question, Why, to get a job at JetBlue you simply have to fill out the on line application and wait. Bear in mind that we have a lot of apps on file--last unofficial word was about 13,000.

Assuming you meet the mins, your app then gets churned in the computer mix and spit out if it meets the criteria established by our People Department. What is that criteria? Dunno...but I am told that the computer still selects interview nominees from a mix of ex-military, corporate, 121 and freight types. The actual interview mix is an eclectic group, which has worked well for the company thus far.

There are only two things that you can do to enhance your application. First, continue gathering experience, especially PIC time. Make sure you update your application monthly, btw.

Second, if you know anyone at JetBlue whom you've flown with (assuming you did not scare them ;) ), ask them to write an internal letter of recommendation. That short letter goes directly into the computer system and is attached as part of your application. While I cannot attest to the effectiveness of the internal LOR on getting you an interview, I know that LORs do not hurt you. (We have hired several people without a single LOR, by the way, so if you don't know anyone you are still in the running.)

There is one other option, called the "Blue Dart." Certain JetBlue pilots receive a one-time, randomly selected "buy." In other words, if you know a JetBlue pilot and he/she receives a Blue Dart, they can use it to get you an interview--that's it....Just the interview. And once they've used it, they never get another.

No, you cannot buy a Blue Dart.:)

That's about it. The good old boy network, if it existed in the first place, is no longer an option.

Good luck.
 

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Eagleflip said:
There is one other option, called the "Blue Dart." Certain JetBlue pilots receive a one-time, randomly selected "buy." In other words, if you know a JetBlue pilot and he/she receives a Blue Dart, they can use it to get you an interview--that's it....Just the interview. And once they've used it, they never get another.

No, you cannot buy a Blue Dart.:)
I had a bowl of Stagg chili and some beer last night. I've got as many Blue Darts as you want.
 

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No, you cannot buy a Blue Dart.:)
Oh God... I can see it now... ;)

eBay item # 897223958 Guaranteed hiring at jetBlue Airways!

This auction is for one Blue Dart I was given. I don't have any friends who want to come here since I came from the Corporate world, so some lucky guy or gal is going to get their "dream shot"!

Bidding starts at $10,000... take a 2nd mortgage on your home, get Mom and Dad to pay for it, whatever it takes, right?
p.s. This is all tongue-in-cheek, just remembering WHY we at Northwest and family have to ride ALONG WITH our companion passes now because some sh*t head decided to auction his/her companion passes on eBay... *sigh*
 

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Eagleflip said:
(...sigh...think
There is one other option, called the "Blue Dart." Certain JetBlue pilots receive a one-time, randomly selected "buy." In other words, if you know a JetBlue pilot and he/she receives a Blue Dart, they can use it to get you an interview--that's it....Just the interview. And once they've used it, they never get another.

No, you cannot buy a Blue Dart.:)

That's about it. The good old boy network, if it existed in the first place, is no longer an option.

Good luck.

How does a Jet Blue pilot earn a blue dart?
 

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How does a Jet Blue pilot earn a blue dart?
They are handed out on a random basis -- you could think of it like they pull names out of a hat.
 

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CAL EWR B737 said:
How does a Jet Blue pilot earn a blue dart?
CAL,

Its purely random. Computer selects that pilot to get one, you get a phone call saying you got a blue dart. I know you only get one, and I dont know how often a year theyre given out.
 

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zkmayo said:
CAL,

Its purely random. Computer selects that pilot to get one, you get a phone call saying you got a blue dart. I know you only get one, and I dont know how often a year theyre given out.
Interesting concept. Is Al Spain still the head of Flight Operations? I never met Al but only heard good things about him at CAL. Is Dave Barger still the President of Jet Blue, I think he was the EWR hub Vice President before he left for Jet Blue?
 

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CAL EWR B737 said:
Interesting concept. Is Al Spain still the head of Flight Operations? I never met Al but only heard good things about him at CAL. Is Dave Barger still the President of Jet Blue, I think he was the EWR hub Vice President before he left for Jet Blue?
Yes to both.
 

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Thanks for everyone's help! I've always had someone hand in my resume or mailed it so the CP or some in particular in the HR department. At least this online app isn't a pain in my arse like on airlinepilot apps.

Thanks,
 

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Doug Parker said:
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Become female (if you aren't already)




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Wooooooo hoooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am gooooooood!

I read the title and said to my friend "I wonder how many posts till some tool says 'become female'."
 

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They have a similiar thing to the blue dart program at Embry-Riddle. Only it is used to get someone an interview for a CFI position. Also, it is called the blue buttplug. They are still selected at random.
 

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CAL EWR B737 said:
How does a Jet Blue pilot earn a blue dart?
I heard only the female pilots get them.
 
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