JetBlue Airways inaugurates service at Nashville International Airport with three daily nonstop flights to New York’s JFK New York’s hometown airline is currently offering a special $69(b) fare each way between JFK and Nashville.
Regular fares for the new flights will range between $89 and $299 each way and include the low-fare airline’s signature complimentary in-flight entertainment experience, offering 36 channels of live DIRECTV(programming and over 100 channels of XM Satellite Radio.
JetBlue is also celebrating its inaugural service by offering $89 special sale fares each way from Nashville to the following destinations via connecting service at JFK: Boston, MA; Burlington, VT; Buffalo, Rochester and Syracuse, NY; Portland, ME, Richmond, VA; and Washington, DC (Dulles).
“JetBlue’s flights between Nashville and New York City will link two popular tourist and business destinations with our low-fare, award-winning service,” said David Neeleman, JetBlue’s Founder and CEO. “In addition, our customers will be able to enjoy the tunes of the ‘Music City’ onboard before they arrive and after they depart, compliments of our live in-flight entertainment programming.”
“This is an exciting day for both JetBlue and Nashville,” U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist said. “JetBlue’s service from Nashville to New York will benefit our community’s economy and travelers throughout Middle Tennessee. I’m happy to welcome JetBlue to Tennessee.”
“I would like to welcome JetBlue to Tennessee,” said Governor Phil Bredesen. “To CEO David Neeleman and the entire JetBlue team, I know you will find Tennessee a great place to do business and I know that Tennesseans will enjoy having more travel choices. Thank you again for choosing Tennessee.”
“I’m proud to welcome JetBlue Airways to Nashville,” said Congressman Jim Cooper. “With this new service, nonstop to New York, Middle Tennesseans will have more options for convenient and competitively-priced airfares for business and leisure travel.”
“JetBlue’s arrival ties Music City more firmly to New York City and the world,” said Mayor Bill Purcell. “This is an important new partnership that will enrich Nashville’s business and tourism travel opportunities.”
“JetBlue’s much anticipated arrival has been in the making for three years and we’re very pleased and excited to welcome them as a strategic partner in BNA’s diverse landscape of air carriers,” said MNAA President and CEO Raul Regalado. “JetBlue prides itself on the JetBlue experience—low fares, friendly service and superior inflight amenities and their decision to launch service from Music City will afford mid-South consumers even more value, service and style in their air service options.”
Service to Nashville will be operated with JetBlue’s EMBRAER 190 fleet. Members of JetBlue’s customer loyalty program, TrueBlue, will receive 4 points per flight, with double points awarded for purchasing online at www.jetblue.com . Customers can earn free travel even faster by using the JetBlue Card from American Express, which also allows TrueBlue members to continually extend the life of their TrueBlue points.