JetBlue Shares Holiday Travel Preparedness Tips
NEW YORK, Nov 15, 2007 (RUSHPRNEWS) — JetBlue Airways Corporation (Nasdaq:JBLU) today shares preparedness tips with customers traveling this holiday season, designed to make flying JetBlue for the holidays even easier.”We love uniting friends and family, especially during the holiday season,” said Dave Barger, CEO of JetBlue Airways.
“Because this is a busy time of year, we would like to share our favorite travel tips, road-tested and customer-approved, in order to make your JetBlue Experience as enjoyable as ever.”
JetBlue’s Travel Tips: “In the Know”
Â *Â Verify the status of your flight’s departure online at
Â Â Â Â www.jetblue.com/flightstatus before leaving for the airport.
Â Â Â Â The site also provides real-time flight information, including
Â Â Â Â a map showing an approximate location of airborne flights,
Â Â Â Â for those tracking the arrival of their friends and family.
Â *Â View travel advisories posted on www.jetblue.com for alerts
Â Â Â Â to any impact, such as inclement weather, to JetBlue’s
Â Â Â Â operation.Â Advisories will also provide tools for
Â Â Â Â customers to manage flights online.
Â *Â Check out mobile.jetblue.com from any web-enabled cell
Â Â Â Â phone or PDA while on the road for real-time flight status.
Â Â Â Â Weather alerts will be available, too.
Â *Â Remember that all liquids and gels (including snow globes
Â Â Â Â and other gifts) in your carry-on must comply with the
Â Â Â Â Transportation Security Administration’s 3-1-1 guidelines:
Â Â Â Â containers must be THREE ounces or less, must all fit in
Â Â Â Â ONE quart-sized clear plastic zip-top bag, and with only
Â Â Â Â ONE bag permitted per customer. Placing all liquids in your
Â Â Â Â checked luggage will make for a quicker security screening
Â Â Â Â process.Â More information is available at
Â Â Â Â http://www.jetblue.com/help/311.html?intcmp=tsa311.
Â *Â If traveling with holiday gifts, wait to wrap them until
Â Â Â Â you reach your final destination. If further screening
Â Â Â Â is necessary, the contents can be easily identified by
Â Â Â Â security personnel.
Â *Â Stay in touch with family and friends during your travel
Â Â Â Â by accessing free Wi-Fi at JFK’s Terminal 6 and at Long
Â Â Â Â Beach Airport. Other airports served by JetBlue, including
Â Â Â Â Boston’s Logan International Airport, Washington Dulles
Â Â Â Â International Airport and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood
Â Â Â Â International Airport, offer wireless access as well.
JetBlue’s Travel Tips: “Enjoy the Ride”
Â *Â Manage your flights 24/7 using online tools available at
Â Â Â Â https://www.jetblue.com/trueblue/ManageFlightsLogin.aspx.
Â Â Â Â These tools include viewing an itinerary, changing or
Â Â Â Â canceling a flight, retrieving a boarding pass and
Â Â Â Â assigning seats – everything to make sure you’re ready for
Â Â Â Â a great JetBlue Experience.
Â *Â Check in for your flight at www.jetblue.com up to 24 hours
Â Â Â Â in advance – even if you’re checking bags. Then proceed
Â Â Â Â directly to a JetBlue bag drop counter once at the airport.
Â *Â For check in at the airport, use a kiosk. You can easily
Â Â Â Â retrieve your itinerary and print your boarding pass by
Â Â Â Â typing in your confirmation number, entering your specific
Â Â Â Â travel details, inserting a major credit card, or scanning
Â Â Â Â the barcode on your printed e-tinerary. If you’re checking
Â Â Â Â bags, indicate the appropriate number and proceed to a bag
Â Â Â Â drop counter.
Â *Â Bring your own headphones for an even better sounding
Â Â Â Â onboard entertainment experience.Â JetBlue offers universal
Â Â Â Â headphone jacks at every seat, and customers enjoy the most
Â Â Â Â free live entertainment in the sky: 36 channels of DIRECTV(r)
Â Â Â Â programming and more than 100 channels of XM Satellite
Â Â Â Â Radio(r)(a).Â Don’t worry – if you forget your headphones,
Â Â Â Â we’ll give you a free pair, or you can opt to upgrade to
Â Â Â Â a $1 headset.
Â *Â Bring your appetite!Â JetBlue offers unlimited complimentary
Â Â Â Â snacks on every flight, including Terra Blues(r) Chips,
Â Â Â Â Doritos(r) Munchies Mix, Chocobillys(tm) chocolate chunk
Â Â Â Â cookies, All Nuts(tm) Jumbo Cashew Halves, Mamma Says(r)
Â Â Â Â Pistachio Biscotti, Mrs. GoodCookie(r) Jungle Crackers.
Â Â Â Â If you want a full meal, JetBlue’s airports offer a great
Â Â Â Â variety of meals you can bring onboard.
Â *Â Wait to place your coats and jackets in overhead bins
Â Â Â Â until all carry-on items have first been stowed. That way
Â Â Â Â there will be room for everyone’s items and your coat will
Â Â Â Â be on top.
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 the most legroom throughout coach (based on average fleet-wide seat pitch for U.S. airlines). JetBlue is also America’s first and only airline to offer its own Customer Bill of Rights, with meaningful compensation for customers inconvenienced by service disruptions within JetBlue’s control. Visit www.jetblue.com/promise for details. JetBlue serves 53 cities with up to 550 daily flights. New service to St. Maarten and Puerto Plata begins in January 2008. 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.
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(a) DIRECTV(r) service is not available on flights outside the continental United States; however, where applicable FOX InFlight(tm) is offered complimentary on these routes. XM Satellite Radio(r) is not available on all flights. FOX InFlight(tm) is a trademark of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. JetBlue’s in-flight entertainment service is provided by LiveTV, a wholly owned subsidiary of JetBlue.
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