JetBlue Wings Its Way to Nantucket — Non-Stop Service From New York City Begins Today

JetBlueJetBlue Wings Its Way to Nantucket — Non-Stop Service From New York City Begins Today

NEW YORK,NY (rushprnews) May 24, 2007  — JetBlue Airways Corporation (Nasdaq:JBLU) today launches non-stop service to Nantucket, Mass. from its home base of operations at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. The low-fare, high-value airline is introducing convenient daily service to the popular Massachusetts island resort for the peak season through September 24(a), with additional weekend flights operating throughout the summer.

JetBlue’s regular fares between New York and Nantucket range from $79(b) to $279(b) each way. To celebrate the launch of the new route, the airline is offering its $79(b) each-way fares with no advance purchase required for travel on nonstop flights between New York and Nantucket completed on or before June 30, 2007.

“Nantucket is a desirable vacation destination for many New Yorkers, and JetBlue now connects these locations with direct and convenient service,” said Rob Maruster, JetBlue Senior Vice President Airports and Operational Planning. “We look forward to welcoming many travelers on this new route, which will allow them to experience our roomy leather seats, complimentary snacks and the most live entertainment options available on any airline during their flight.”

“Nantucket Island, a pioneer of the whaling industry, is very pleased to welcome JetBlue Airways, a pioneer of low-cost, quality air service, to Nantucket,” said E. Foley Vaughan, Nantucket Memorial Airport Commission Chairman. “JetBlue’s presence has improved our overall air service to the island from New York, even before their first flight.”

JetBlue’s service between New York and Nantucket:

 New York/JFK (JFK) to                 Nantucket, MA (ACK) to
 Nantucket, MA (ACK)                   New York/JFK (JFK)
 Depart – Arrive                       Depart – Arrive
 5:30 p.m. – 6:55 p.m.                 7:30 p.m. – 9:05 p.m.
 (daily, eff.                          (daily, eff.
  May 24 – Sept. 24)                    May 24 – Sept. 24)
 9:30 p.m. – 10:55 p.m.                10:55 a.m. – 12:25 p.m.
 (Friday only, eff.                    (Saturday only, eff.
  June 22-Aug. 31)                      June 23-Sept. 8)
 9:00 a.m. – 10:25 a.m.                6:50 a.m. – 8:20 a.m.
 (Saturday only, eff.                  (Monday only, eff.
  June 23-Sept. 8)                      July 9 – Sept. 10)

JetBlue serves Nantucket Memorial Airport with its 100-seat EMBRAER 190 jets, the largest and most spacious aircraft flying to the island. The E190 offers roomy leather seats with industry-leading legroom, 36 channels of DIRECTV(r) programming(c), and more than 100 channels of XM Satellite Radio — the most live entertainment options of any airline, and the only in-flight entertainment to Nantucket. Members of TrueBlue, JetBlue’s customer loyalty program, will earn two points on flights between New York and Nantucket, with double points awarded for travel purchased online at

In addition to seasonal nonstop service on JetBlue from New York/JFK to Nantucket, JetBlue customers have year-round access to Nantucket and other Cape and Islands destinations via convenient connecting service through Boston. This service, operated by JetBlue’s marketing partner, Cape Air, is available for customers traveling to Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket, Provincetown, and Hyannis, Mass. from most domestic JetBlue cities.

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 for details. JetBlue serves 54 cities with up to 575 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

(a) Nonstop service between New York/JFK and Nantucket operated by JetBlue. Nonstop service between Boston and Hyannis, Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket, and Provincetown operated by JetBlue partner airline Cape Air.

(b) All fares are subject to change without notice. Fares require up to a 7-day advance purchase. Sale fare travel must be completed by June 30, 2007. Lowest fares may not be available on all days or on all flights. Travel must take place on nonstop routing operated by JetBlue Airways. 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 $30 at 1-800-JETBLUE, or at, 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 $3.40 per domestic segment. A segment is a takeoff and landing. All taxes and fees must be paid at the time of purchase. JetBlue reserves the right to deny boarding to passengers without proper documentation. Other restrictions apply.

(c) JetBlue’s 36 channels of DIRECTV(r) service are not available on flights outside the continental United States; however, where applicable, FOX InFlight(tm) is offered complimentary on these routes. FOX InFlight(tm) is a trademark of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. JetBlue’s in-flight entertainment is powered by LiveTV, a wholly owned subsidiary of JetBlue.

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This press release contains statements of a forward-looking nature which represent our management’s beliefs and assumptions concerning future events. Forward-looking statements involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions, and are based on information currently available to us. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements due to many factors, including, without limitation, our extremely competitive industry; increases in fuel prices, maintenance costs and interest rates; our ability to implement our growth strategy, including the ability to operate reliably the EMBRAER 190 aircraft; our significant fixed obligations; our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel and maintain our culture as we grow; our reliance on high daily aircraft utilization; our dependence on the New York metropolitan market; our reliance on automated systems and technology; our being subject to potential unionization; our reliance on a limited number of suppliers; changes in or additional government regulation; changes in our industry due to other airlines’ financial condition; and external geopolitical events and conditions. Further information concerning these and other factors is contained in the Company’s Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including but not limited to, the Company’s 2006 Annual Report on Form 10-K and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q. We undertake no obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances that may arise after the date of this release.

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