– Nonstop service from New York begins May 21 –
– Now offering 11 destinations in the Caribbean –
NEW YORK,(RushPRNews) 02/12/09— JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) is celebrating its new daily nonstop service to the island of Jamaica with a sale fare of just $89* each way for travel this spring and summer. Lock in your low fares now at www.jetblue.com. Seats on JetBlue’s new flights to Jamaica are currently available only for United States-originating customers.
Award-winning JetBlue plans to begin service from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport to Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay on May 21, 2009, subject to receipt of government operating authority. Seamless connections to Jamaica will be available through New York/JFK from other Northeast cities including Boston; Buffalo, N.Y.; Burlington, Vt.; Portland, Maine; and Rochester and Syracuse, N.Y.
Jamaica is one of 11 destinations on JetBlue’s ever-expanding Caribbean route map. Other islands with daily service from New York/JFK include Aruba; The Bahamas, Bermuda; the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, and St. Maarten.
“Winter’s in full swing here in New York, and that means many of us are longing for a sunny getaway,” said Scott Laurence, JetBlue’s vice president of network planning. “No other airline makes jetting off to the sun and surf of the Caribbean — or reconnecting with family and friends — more affordable with low fares to Jamaica bargain priced at just $89 each way. We look forward to seeing onboard flights to our latest island paradise!”
JetBlue’s conveniently timed new service from New York to Jamaica:
New York (JFK) to Montego Bay, Jamaica (MBJ) to
Montego Bay, Jamaica (MBJ) New York (JFK)
Depart – Arrive Depart – Arrive
7:55 a.m. – 10:51 a.m. 11:50 a.m. – 4:39 p.m.
— Service begins May 21, 2009 —
JetBlue will operate its Jamaica service with its 150-seat Airbus A320 aircraft. The roomy A320 offers all of JetBlue’s signature amenities, including the most legroom in coach of any U.S. airline**, seatback entertainment, unlimited free snacks and drinks, and of course JetBlue’s friendly and award-winning crewmembers.
About JetBlue Airways
New York-based JetBlue Airways has created a new airline category based on value, service and style. Known for its award-winning service and free TV as much as its low fares, JetBlue is now pleased to offer customers Lots of Legroom and super-spacious Even More Legroom seats. JetBlue introduced complimentary in-flight e-mail and instant messaging services on aircraft “BetaBlue,” a first among U.S. domestic airlines. JetBlue is also America’s first and only airline to offer its own Customer Bill of Rights, with meaningful and specific compensation for customers inconvenienced by service disruptions within JetBlue’s control. Visit www.jetblue.com/promise for details. JetBlue currently serves 52 cities with 600 daily flights. With JetBlue, all seats are assigned, all travel is ticketless, all fares are one-way, and an overnight stay is never required. For information or reservations call 1-800-JETBLUE (1-800-538-2583) or visit www.jetblue.com.
* For travel from New York to Montego Bay, Jamaica: All fares are subject to change without notice. Fares are only available for flights booked at jetblue.com. Travel costs $15 more per person if purchased by telephone, or at an airport or city ticket office. Fares require up to a 7-day advance purchase. Travel must be booked by February 18, 2009, 11:59 PM MT. Travel must take place between May 21, 2009 and June 24, 2009.
Travel must be completed by June 24, 2009. Travel must take place on Tuesday, Wednesday, and/or Thursday. Fares may not be available on all days or on all flights. Fares are most often found on midweek travel dates. All fares must be purchased at time of reservation, and are one-way, nonrefundable, and nontransferable. Cancellations and changes can be made prior to scheduled departure for $100 per person at 1-800-JETBLUE or at jetblue.com, with applicable fare adjustment. Cancellations are for a JetBlue travel credit only, which is valid for one year. If a reservation is not changed or canceled prior to scheduled departure, all money associated with the reservation is forfeited. Fares do not include Passenger Facility Charges of up to $9 each way, September 11th Security Fees of up to $5 each way and a Federal Segment Tax of $3.60 per domestic segment. A segment is a takeoff and landing. International fares also do not include government fees and taxes of up to $127.60 each way. Puerto Rico fares also do not include a US Departure Tax of $16.10 each way. JetBlue reserves the right to deny boarding to passengers without proper documentation. A second bag fee of $20 applies. DIRECTV(r) service is not available on flights outside the continental US. Montego Bay, Jamaica service begins May 21, 2009, pending government operating authority. Jamaica-originating travel is not available for sale at this time. Other restrictions apply. (C)2009 JetBlue Airways
** JetBlue offers the most legroom in coach, based on average fleet-wide seat pitch for U.S. airlines, excluding premium coach products.
SOURCE JetBlue Airways
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