JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq:JBLU) is planning additional flights from Boston to both Orlando and Fort Lauderdale, FL, ahead of the carrier`s debut in Boston next month.
From January 30, JetBlue will offer a fourth daily flight between Boston and Orlando, and a second daily service between Boston and Fort Lauderdale. These new frequencies are in addition to its already announced plans to offer two daily flights to both Tampa and Long Beach, CA, and daily service to Denver, CO. Service to Orlando, Tampa and Denver will begin January 7 while Fort Lauderdale and Long Beach flights will start January 16.
“Boston is going to be a great new home for JetBlue,” said David Neeleman, CEO of JetBlue Airways. “Our first flight from Logan is still weeks away and yet sales have been so strong that we`ve already been able to add extra flights. We`re eager to welcome Bostonians aboard.”
JetBlue is offering an introductory sale fare between Boston and all three Florida cities of $79(a) each way and between Boston and both Long Beach and Denver of $99(a) each way, when booked at JetBlue`s Web site, www.jetblue.com. Sale fares require a seven-day advance purchase and are valid for travel through February 10, 2004. For an additional $5 each way, these sale fares can also be booked by calling 1-800-JETBLUE. Seats are limited and customers are encouraged to book early.
The airline`s regular fares between Boston and Florida will range from $94(a) to $244(a) each way, between Boston and Denver from $115(a) to $244(a) each way, and between Boston and Long Beach will range from $134(a) to $294(a) each way when booked at www.jetblue.com. For an additional $5 each way, these regular fares can also be booked by calling 1-800-JETBLUE.
JetBlue is a low-fare, low-cost passenger airline, which provides high-quality customer service. JetBlue operates a fleet of 52 new Airbus A320 aircraft and is scheduled to place into service another A320 by the end of 2003. The airline recently placed an order for 100 EMBRAER 190 aircraft with options for an additional 100. The first EMBRAER 190 is scheduled to be delivered in mid 2005. All JetBlue aircraft feature roomy all-leather seats each equipped with free live satellite television, offering up to 24 channels of DIRECTV(R) Programming at every seat.(b)
Based out of New York City`s John F. Kennedy International Airport, JetBlue currently operates 200 flights a day and serves 21 destinations in 10 states and Puerto Rico. 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). This press release, as well as past press releases, can be found on www.jetblue.com.