Dallas, Texas 09/19/2013 (Financialstrend) –A passenger airline company, JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU), provides air transportation services in the United States, Latin America, Mexico and the Caribbean. At the closure of FY12 it had fleet of 180 aircraft which mainly includes Airbus A320 aircraft and EMBRAER 190 aircraft. It also provides in-flight entertainment for commercial aircraft, cabin surveillance systems, data connectivity services and voice communication for commercial and general aviation aircraft. Domestic air transportation including Puerto Rico accounts for more than 80% of its capacity. Currently the stock of JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU) is trading around $6.50 and its 52-week price ranges between $4.76 and $7.28. The company has the market capitalization of $1.85 billion.
JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU) is going to launch a new marketing and advertising campaign titled “Air on the Side of Humanity” to reveal the struggle of air traveler by giving the consideration to the most ignored and underappreciated fliers of all – pigeons. In its campaign, JetBlue focuses on its main brand difference with the competing airlines.
The company created the campaign by doing a partnership with an ad agency Mullen. In the campaign the company tries to shoe the trouble that the flier faces in documentary style videos by comparing the difference between how other airlines treat the people and how they are treated in a more respectful manner on JetBlue.
The pigeon have to face problems like; they have to fly in crowded spaces, get crumbs for snacks and most importantly usually he is ignored. While, if he travels through JetBlue get the more space in coach, limitless free snacks and user friendly service from the staff. The company has won an award from JD Power for Customer Service for nine successive years.
The company is planning to launch this campaign in the entire New York, where the airline was born. To attract the customers the campaign will be done all over from bus stands, on the taxis and also on the leading websites like ESPN.com and HuLu. The company is also planning to explain customers on how to express pigeon on their smartphones by partnering with Mobile Theory.
Yesterday, on September 18, 2013 the company also announced about its new business deal with Inter-American University (IAU) of Puerto Rico, School of Aeronautics. IAU is the latest academic addition to JetBlue’s University Gateway Platform.