SOURCE: JetBlue Airways

October 14, 2014 12:00 ET

JetBlue Appoints Keith Slotter Vice President, Security

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - October 14, 2014) - JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ: JBLU), New York's Hometown Airline™, announces the appointment of Keith Slotter to the role of Vice President, Security. Slotter joins JetBlue this week and will oversee all aspects of corporate security at JetBlue including security risk management, investigations, TSA regulatory compliance and all other security support services. He will report to Warren Christie, JetBlue's Senior Vice President Regulatory & Training.

Slotter most recently served as head of staff security for Bridgewater Associates in Westport, Conn., the world's largest hedge fund, and as a vice president with Stroz Friedberg's business intelligence and investigations division in Washington. Previously, he served for 25 years in the FBI, including as chief of the Financial Crimes Section, Assistant Director of the FBI Global Training Program, and Special Agent in Charge of Sacramento and San Diego Field Offices. 

"Nothing is more important to JetBlue than the safety and security of our crewmembers and customers," said Christie. "As a respected and accomplished leader in the security industry, we are very pleased to welcome Keith to the JetBlue team. His nearly three decades of leadership will be a tremendous asset to our airline and our culture of safety."

"It's truly an honor to join the JetBlue team," said Slotter. "I look forward to working closely with our security partners in Washington and throughout the network to ensure we are doing everything we can to keep our crewmembers and our customers safe and secure."

A graduate of Arizona State University, Slotter received the U.S. Presidential Rank Award for Meritorious Service and Lifetime Achievement in 2010. 

About JetBlue Airways
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 30 million customers a year to 86 cities in the U.S., Caribbean, and Latin America with an average of more than 800 daily flights. New service to Curacao begins in December. With JetBlue, all seats are assigned, all fares are one-way, an overnight stay is never required and the first bag is included with your standard fare (subject to weight and size limits and exceptions for itineraries including flights marketed or operated by other airlines). For more information please visit JetBlue.com.

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