STORY: Red Cross Volunteer Spirits Soar with JetBlue and Il Volo

December 6, 2012

Story by Lilly Watson, photo by JetBlue

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NEW YORK, N.Y. – Even before Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast, JetBlue started preparing for the Red Cross’ recovery.

To get the volunteers coming from across the country to New York, JFK airport’s “hometown airline,” arranged flights, and made the company’s Red Cross trained volunteer group, JetBlue Ready Team, available to begin work on the relief operation.

But on December 4, JetBlue gave Red Cross volunteers a much-needed breather by inviting dozens of them to a meet-and-greet with Il Volo, a critically acclaimed trio of Italian operatic pop teenage tenors. The personal reception was followed by a concert as part of the airline’s terminal T5 concert series at New York’s John F. Kennedy airport.

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