JetBlue Launches Boston - Oakland and Washington - Sacramento from Just $99* Each Way.Business Editors
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 4, 2004
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JetBlue Airways is a major American low-cost airline owned by JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ: JBLU). (NASDAQ NASDAQ
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The new routes are offered with an introductory sale fare of $99* each way, when booked at JetBlue's website, www.jetblue.com. The sale fare must be purchased by May 14, with a seven day advance purchase, and is valid for travel through June 16. For an additional $3 each way, this sale fare can also be booked by calling 1-800-JETBLUE. Seats are limited and customers are encouraged to book early.
"We're excited to be adding these additional destinations for two of our newest cities," said David Neeleman David G. Neeleman (born October 16, 1959) is the founder and former CEO of JetBlue Airways.
Neeleman, an American of Dutch descent, was born in São Paulo, Brazil. , JetBlue's CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. . "After starting our first service from Sacramento on March 3, to JFK, it's great to be able to add daily service to DC so soon. And after our debut from Boston to five cities in January, it's terrific also to add Oakland as a sixth option - especially as JetBlue is the only carrier to offer both these new routes on a nonstop basis."
The airline's regular one-way fares on all three new routes will range from $136* to $296* each way if booked via www.jetblue.com. For an additional $3 each way, fares can also be booked by calling 1-800-JETBLUE.
JetBlue's flight schedules will be: Washington, DC (IAD) to Sacramento to Washington, DC Sacramento (SMF) Depart - Arrive Depart - Arrive 12:35am - 8:35am (eff. 5/5/04) 9:05pm - 11:40pm (eff. 5/4/04) Boston (BOS) to Oakland (OAK) Oakland to Boston Depart - Arrive Depart - Arrive 8:20am - 12:00pm (eff 5/4/04) 10:20am -7:20pm (eff. 5/4/04) 8:20pm - 11:59pm (eff. 5/4/04) 10:25pm - 7:25am (eff 5/4/04)
JetBlue is a low-fare, low-cost passenger airline, which provides high-quality customer service. JetBlue operates a fleet of 58 new Airbus A320 aircraft and plans to add another 11 A320s to its fleet in 2004. The airline has 100 Embraer E190 aircraft on order with options for an additional 100 with deliveries scheduled to begin 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.**
Based at New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of City's John F. Kennedy International Airport
John F. Kennedy International Airport (IATA: JFK, ICAO: KJFK, FAA LID: JFK , JetBlue currently operates 236 flights a day and serves 23 destinations in 11 states and Puerto Rico Puerto Rico (pwār`tō rē`kō), island (2005 est. pop. 3,917,000), 3,508 sq mi (9,086 sq km), West Indies, c.1,000 mi (1,610 km) SE of Miami, Fla. . JetBlue plans to commence new service between JFK and Aguadilla, Puerto Rico on May 28, between JFK and San Jose San Jose, city, United States
San Jose (sănəzā`, săn hōzā`), city (1990 pop. 782,248), seat of Santa Clara co., W central Calif.; founded 1777, inc. 1850. , CA, on June 10, and between JFK and Santiago and Santo Domingo Santo Domingo, pueblo, United States
Santo Domingo (sän'tə dəmĭng`gō), pueblo (1990 pop. 2,866), Sandoval co., N central N.Mex., on the Rio Grande; founded c.1700 after earlier pueblos were destroyed by floods. , Dominican Republic on June 10 and June 17 respectively*. 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), 1-888-538-2583 if calling from Puerto Rico, or 1-801-365-2350 if calling from the Dominican Republic. This press release, as well as past press releases, can be found on www.jetblue.com.
* Dominican Republic service is subject to receipt of government operating authority. Fares do not include Passenger Facility Charges of up to $9.00 each way, September 11th Security Fees of up to $5.00 each way and a Federal Segment Tax of $3.10 per segment. Puerto Rico and Dominican Republic fares do not include Passenger Facility Charges of up to $9.00 each way, U.S. Departure Tax of $13.70 each way and September 11th Security Fees of up to $5.00 each way. Dominican Republic fares also do not include U.S. APHIS and Immigration immigration, entrance of a person (an alien) into a new country for the purpose of establishing permanent residence. Motives for immigration, like those for migration generally, are often economic, although religious or political factors may be very important. Fees of up to $10.10, Airport Authority and Infrastructure Fees of up to $22.45 each way and Airport Departure Tax of up to $20.00. Fares for travel originating from or purchased in the Dominican Republic will range from $133 to $335 each way.
** DIRECTV(R) service is not available on flights between New York City New York City: see New York, city.
New York City
City (pop., 2000: 8,008,278), southeastern New York, at the mouth of the Hudson River. The largest city in the U.S. and Puerto Rico or the Dominican Republic.
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