Pack Your Shorts: JetBlue Boosts Service to the Caribbean This Winter

JetBluePack Your Shorts: JetBlue Boosts Service to the Caribbean This Winter
New Service to Puerto Plata and St. Maarten Begins in January
Up to 220 Weekly Flights to Tropical Destinations This Season

NEW YORK, Nov. 28, 2007 (RUSHPRNEWS) — JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq:JBLU) is making it easier than ever for travelers to jet off on their dream getaway this winter with more service to the Caribbean’s most popular sun spots. For the peak season, the award-winning airline will offer customers as many as 72 flights per day to 11 tropical destinations, a 46% growth in seats over last winter’s schedule. JetBlue offers more flights to the Caribbean than any other low-fare, low-cost airline.
In addition to increasing frequencies on existing routes this winter, JetBlue will kick off daily nonstop service from New York to Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic on January 10, 2008, and to St. Maarten in the Netherlands Antilles on January 17, 2008.

New Florida — Caribbean Service

JetBlue will begin its first international service from Orlando International Airport this winter with the launch of nonstop service to Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic beginning March 6, 2008 (subject to receipt of government operating authority). With 10 flights a day to Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, JetBlue offers travelers the most nonstop service to the Caribbean of any airline at Orlando International Airport.

By the Numbers: JetBlue’s Winter 2007-2008 Caribbean/Atlantic Service

This winter JetBlue will offer as many as 220 weekly roundtrips between the U.S. mainland and 11 destinations across the Caribbean/Atlantic region.
 From                    To                                 Peak
                                                       Weekly Flights
 Boston, Mass.           Aruba                                 3
                         Cancun                                6
                         Nassau, Bahamas                       8
                         San Juan, Puerto Rico                 7
 Fort Lauderdale, Fla.   Ponce, Puerto Rico                    7
 New York/JFK            Aguadilla, Puerto Rico               14
                         Aruba                                12
                         Bermuda                               7
                         Cancun                               17
                         Nassau, Bahamas                      21
                         Ponce, Puerto Rico                    7
                         Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic      7
                         Santiago, Dominican Republic         10
                         Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic    12
                         San Juan, Puerto Rico                40
                         St. Maarten                           7
 Orlando, Fla.           Aguadilla, Puerto Rico                7
                         Ponce, Puerto Rico                    7
                         Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic     7
                         San Juan, Puerto Rico                14
 TOTAL                                                       220
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“Sun-seekers have flocked to JetBlue’s affordable fares and unique brand of service,” said Jim Fuoco, JetBlue’s manager of route planning. “This winter we’re pleased to offer our most comprehensive schedule ever to the Caribbean and Mexico, including new flights to Puerto Plata and St. Maarten, which begin in January.”

Travelers looking for a value-priced vacation package to the Caribbean need look no further than JetBlue Getaways. Customers can create customized packages that include air travel on JetBlue, a selection of JetBlue-recommended hotels and resorts to choose from, and a car rental. Visit today to begin planning your vacation.

Customers flying JetBlue travel in style aboard the airline’s modern fleet of Airbus A320 and EMBRAER 190 aircraft, both of which feature a spacious cabin and all-leather seating as well as complimentary first-run movies and bonus features from FOX InFlight(tm) on JetBlue’s signature seatback televisions. JetBlue offers travelers the most legroom in coach (based on average fleet-wide seat pitch for U.S. airlines), while the airline’s friendly inflight crewmembers make the comfy experience complete by offering up a generous selection of free and unlimited snacks on all flights.

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 also America’s first and only airline to offer its own Customer Bill of Rights, with specific and meaningful compensation for customers inconvenienced by service disruptions within JetBlue’s control. Visit for details. JetBlue currently serves 53 cities with up to 550 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

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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. 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.

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 and the effect of increased congestion in this 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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