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JetBlue to GreenUp® All Flights This June by Offsetting Carbon Emissions for All Customers Traveling Throughout the Month


-- In Partnership with, JetBlue Will Help Protect a
Portion of the Brazilian Rainforest and Support Carbon Dioxide
Sequestration Offsets--

--Since 2008, JetBlue Has Offset More than 2.3 Billion Pounds of CO₂ to
Help Introduce ‘Carbon Offsetting' to Customers --

To kick-off the busy summer travel season while keeping carbon
offsetting top of mind, JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU) today announced it will
offset the carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) for all JetBlue
customers flying throughout the month of June. JetBlue is partnering
with Foundation, an environmental non-profit
organization, to offset CO2 for all scheduled JetBlue flights
from June 1 to June 30, 2019.

Over the past 11 years, JetBlue has partnered with,
allowing travelers to offset an estimation of the ‘carbon footprint'
from their flights by supporting a variety of carbon dioxide reduction
projects. To date, JetBlue has purchased offsets totaling more than 2.3
billion pounds (1 million metric tons) of CO2 emissions.
Since 2008, JetBlue's carbon offsets have helped fund
technology and forestry projects
to help counterbalance the addition
of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere from flying.

"As an airline, we admit that we emit. Communally, the traveling
public's and airline's first-line of defense is flying efficiently and
avoiding unnecessary emissions," said Sophia Mendelsohn, head of
sustainability and environmental social governance, JetBlue. "Flying
remains a backbone of our economy. JetBlue is inspiring our customers by
purchasing offsets on their behalf for emissions that cannot be avoided.
While we work toward renewable jet fuel options and ‘carbon-neutral'
flying, offsets are one small way we're addressing emissions."

Offsetting all scheduled customers' flights throughout June will reduce
JetBlue's flying impact by an estimated 700,000 metric tons of CO2, according
to This reduction is accomplished by offsetting CO2
through the Envira Amazonia Tropical Rainforest Conservation Project, a
carbon offset project approved by the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) and
Climate, Community & Biodiversity (CCB) Standard. These third party
verifications demonstrate the project protects nearly 500,000 acres of
Amazon tropical rainforest and, mitigates the release of more than 12.5
million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions over the project lifetime,
preserves the habitat for biodiversity and enhances the lives of rural
forest communities.

How Can You Get Involved? Offset Your Future Flights – CO2
offsetting can be done by a company or an individual to balance
their emissions. JetBlue customers can go to
to calculate a suggested donation to offset specific flight
itineraries. For more information on JetBlue's partnership with or carbon offsetting, visit

JetBlue's Carbon Offsetting Initiatives – JetBlue has a history
of offsetting emissions. Since 2008, JetBlue has offset 2.3 billion
pounds of CO₂ emissions. In April 2015, JetBlue offset a month of
customers' flight in celebration of Earth Month. In 2014, JetBlue worked
with to offset the CO2 emissions for an entire
year on all A321 flights between San Francisco and New York's JFK

Beyond June, JetBlue is focused on emissions reduction and avoidance in
the long-term. JetBlue recently released its annual environmental social
governance (ESG) report detailing the airline's long-term emissions and
climate risk management strategy. The 2018 report is available here.

JetBlue For Good "GreenUp" – Commitment to the Environment -
JetBlue depends on natural resources and a healthy environment to keep
its business running smoothly. Natural resources are essential for the
airline to fly and tourism relies on having beautiful, natural and
preserved destinations for customers to visit. The airline focuses on
issues that have the potential to impact its business. Customers,
crewmembers and community are key to JetBlue's sustainability strategy.
Demand from these groups for responsible service is one of the
motivations behind ongoing changes that help to reduce the airline's
environmental impact. For more on JetBlue's environmental initiatives,

"GreenUp" is part of JetBlue
For Good
, the airline's platform for social impact and corporate
responsibility. The initiative encompasses JetBlue's commitment to the
environment. Most recently, in April for Earth Month, JetBlue empowered
its customers to join the airline in donating and volunteering with
non-profits working to preserve natural spaces. Customers nominated
their favorite earth-friendly non-profits for a chance to receive a
grant to continue their environmental efforts. When customers nominated
their favorite environmental charities, they were automatically entered
to have offsets, totaling 3.6 million lbs. of carbon dioxide equivalent
(CO2e) emissions (1,632 MT), donated in their name. This represents the
average American's lifetime ‘carbon footprint' according to Foundation.

The grand prize winner of the GreenUp Earth Month grants was Para
La Naturaleza
in Puerto Rico, which received a grant for $20,000.
The three GreenUp runners-up – Clean
The World
, Tree
and Charles
River Watershed Association
– each received a $5,000 grant.

About JetBlue

JetBlue is New York's Hometown Airline®, and a leading carrier
in Boston, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, Los Angeles (Long Beach), Orlando,
and San Juan. JetBlue carries more than 42 million customers a year to
100+ cities in the U.S., Caribbean, and Latin America with an average of
more than 1,000 daily flights. For more information please visit

About Foundation Foundation was founded in 2003 and is a leading US-based
nonprofit carbon reduction and climate solutions organization with over
750,000 individual supporters and over 2,000 business and nonprofit
partners including JetBlue. In addition, has funded over
185 carbon reduction and tree-planting projects across 40+ states and
20+ countries, including the development of several forest conservation
projects in Brazil that have attained the industry's highest level of
certification. For more information, please visit

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