New York, NY (February 4, 2003) - JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU), New York`s hometown, low-fare carrier, is adding five new flights to the west coast from New York and Washington, D.C., this spring.
JetBlue will add sixth and seventh daily flights between New York/JFK and Long Beach, CA on February 20 and June 26, respectively. The airline will launch fifth and sixth daily flights between JFK and Oakland on May 1 and June 12. Also on May 1, a third daily flight between Washington/Dulles and Long Beach will be added.
“With seven flights a day between LA and New York and six a day between New York and the San Francisco Bay area, JetBlue will not only offer the best coach product and the lowest fares coast to coast, we`ll also have more convenient schedules to meet all our customers` needs, said David Neeleman, CEO of JetBlue Airways.
JetBlue is a low-fare, low-cost passenger airline, which provides high-quality customer service. Since launching operations in February 2000, the airline has carried more than ten million passengers. JetBlue operates a fleet of 38 new Airbus A320 aircraft and is scheduled to place into service another 12 A320s by the end of 2003. All JetBlue aircraft feature roomy all-leather seats each equipped with free live satellite television, offering up to 24 channels of DIRECTV Programming at every seat.*
From its base at New York City`s John F. Kennedy International Airport, JetBlue flies to: Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Orlando, Tampa and West Palm Beach, FL; Buffalo, Rochester and Syracuse, NY; Long Beach, Oakland and Ontario, CA; Burlington, VT; Denver, CO; Las Vegas, NV; New Orleans, LA; Salt Lake City, UT; San Juan, Puerto Rico; and Seattle, WA. From Washington DC, the airline serves Fort Lauderdale, FL, and Long Beach and Oakland, CA. From Long Beach, CA the airline also serves Las Vegas, NV, Oakland, CA, and Salt Lake City, UT.
With JetBlue, all seats are assigned, all travel is ticketless, all fares are one-way, and a Saturday night stay is never required. For more information, schedules and fares, please visit www.jetblue.com or call JetBlue reservations at 1-800-JETBLUE (538-2583).