Vamonos! JetBlue Adds ‘Holiday Shuttle’ Between Boston and the Dominican Republic*Â
— Get your seats now! Logan’s only nonstop service to Santiago runs December 12 to January 15* — — Fares start as low as US$109(a) each way* —
BOSTON, Aug. 15, 2007 (RUSHPRNEWS) — JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq:JBLU) is expanding again in Boston with nonstop service to Santiago, Dominican Republic this winter. Logan International Airport’s largest low-fare, low-cost airline will operate this convenient once-daily ‘holiday shuttle’ between December 12, 2007 and January 15, 2008*. Santiago will be the 27th destination served nonstop by JetBlue this winter from Boston.
JetBlue will operate the new flights — Boston’s only nonstop service to Santiago — aboard its spacious Airbus A320 fleet, which offers travelers unrivaled amenities including comfy leather seats, the most legroom in coach, and complimentary seatback television service featuring first run movies and bonus features from FOX Inflight(tm). Affordable one-way fares start as low as US$109(a) each way between Logan and Santiago’s Cibao International Airport. And did we mention you get the most legroom in coach and unlimited snacks and beverages for that incredibly low price?
“We’re thrilled to be adding this new service to Santiago just in time for the holidays,” said Marty St. George, JetBlue’s Vice President of Network Planning. “Our Boston customers keep asking for more affordable service to the Caribbean, and we’re pleased to bring it to them. With our low fares and great service, heading home or heading on holiday has never been easier or more affordable — and now, it’s even more comfortable!”
JetBlue’s new service between Boston and Santiago:
Â Boston (BOS) toÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Santiago, Dominican Republic (STI)
Â Santiago, DominicanÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â to Boston (BOS)
Â Republic (STI)
Â Depart – ArriveÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Depart – Arrive
Â 11:10 p.m. – 3:55 a.m. + 1Â Â Â Â Â 4:50 a.m. – 7:50 a.m.
Â (eff. Dec. 12, 2007 -Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â (eff. Dec. 13, 2007 – January 15,
Â January 15, 2008)Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â 2008)
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â — All times local —
JetBlue customers at Logan International Airport can take advantage of nonstop service to more than two dozen popular destinations, including five cities in Florida and sun spots such as Aruba, Bermuda, Cancun, Nassau, and San Juan. In addition, convenient connecting service is available year-round between Boston and Santiago via New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport.
Santiago customers can purchase travel on JetBlue by visiting its City Ticket Office, located in the center of downtown Santiago at Plaza Jorge II, Ave Bartolome Colon, Frente Plaza Unicentro La Sirena, or by calling toll-free 1-809-200-9898. The office is open weekdays from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Saturdays from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.; and closed on Sundays and holidays.
Customers enrolled in JetBlue’s customer loyalty program, TrueBlue, will earn six TrueBlue points each way for nonstop flights between Boston and Santiago. Double TrueBlue points are awarded for travel purchased online at www.jetblue.com. Customers can earn TrueBlue points even faster by using the JetBlue Card from American Express. Every time cardholders purchase JetBlue travel with the Card, or earn at least one TrueBlue point through other purchasing using the Card, all TrueBlue points in the member’s account automatically extend for another 12 months.
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 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 www.jetblue.com.
* This service is subject to receipt of government operating authority.
(a) All fares are subject to change without notice. Fares require up to a 7-day advance purchase. Lowest fares may not be available on all days or on all flights. Lowest 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 $45 at 1-800-JETBLUE (1-809-200-9898 if located in the Dominican Republic) or $35 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 $3.40 per domestic segment. A segment is a takeoff and landing. International fares also do not include government fees and taxes of up to $75.90 each way. 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.
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.
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SOURCE: JetBlue Airways Corporation
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