Robert Land

Robert Land, Head of Government Affairs, Associate General Counsel

Rob Land joined JetBlue in 1998 as a founding crewmember and currently serves as head of government affairs and associate general counsel. He is based in JetBlue’s Washington, D.C. office.

Rob is responsible for the company’s relations with the executive and legislative branches of the U.S. government as well as state and local governing bodies and international government relations. He also oversees the company’s aircraft delivery team; airport affairs; shares primary legal responsibility for regulatory matters; and is a member of JetBlue’s senior leadership team.

Prior to JetBlue, Rob worked in the Office of the Secretary of Transportation on aviation policy; as Chief of Staff at the Federal Railroad Administration; and on the White House staff for Vice President Gore. Before his government service career, Rob worked as an attorney at the firm of Proskauer Rose. In addition, Rob served as Legislative Consultant to President Clinton’s blue ribbon panel, The National Commission to Ensure a Strong Competitive Airline Industry.

He holds a bachelor’s degree from Skidmore College and a J.D. from the Washington College of Law at American University. He is a member of the bar of New York, the District of Columbia, and the Supreme Court of the United States.