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JetBlue Takes Off From Orlando To JFK From Just $79

Airline offers New Planes, Leather Seats, Personal Satellite TV and Fares up to 80% Less than the Competition

New York, NY, 06/21/2000 -- JetBlue’s lowest one-way fares range from $79 to $99, with a 14-day advance purchase, and from $109 to $129, with a 7-day advance purchase. These advance purchase fares offer a savings of up to 80 percent, versus current advance purchase fares in the market (which range from $79 to $405).

JetBlue’s ‘walk-up’ fare is $159 one-way, with no advance purchase, which represents a savings of up to 69 percent compared to current fares (which range from $216 to $514).

JetBlue is the only airline serving Orlando with LiveTV at every seat, featuring 24 channels of DirecTV programming including CNN Headline News, ESPN, the Travel Channel, the Weather Channel and Boomerang, the Cartoon Network’s new channel featuring classic cartoons for the whole family. The service will be free for all passengers for the month of June.

JetBlue’s schedule to Orlando offers convenience for both north-bound and south-bound travelers alike, as well as convenient direct or connecting service between Orlando and Buffalo:


New York (JFK) to Orlando (MCO) Orlando (MCO) to New York (JFK)
Departs Arrives Effective Departs Arrives Effective
7:40 am - 10:20 am June 21* 11:00 am - 1:30 pm June 21
9:50 am - 12:35 pm August 3*** 1:15 pm - 3:45 pm August 3***
1:35 pm - 4:20 pm August 22 4:55 pm - 7:30 pm August 22
3:00 pm - 5:50 pm July 6 6:25 pm - 8:55 pm July 6**
5:30 pm - 8:20 pm June 21-Aug 21 8:55 pm -11:25 pm June 21-Aug 21**

* Operates except Sunday
** Operates except Saturday
*** Operates 45 minutes earlier beginning August 22

“With new planes, leather seats, personal satellite TV, and the friendliest crews you’ll meet, JetBlue isn’t just bringing low fare travel between New York and Orlando, we’re bringing a better travel experience,” said David Neeleman, JetBlue’s Chief Executive Officer.

Orlando is JetBlue’s third destination in Florida and fourth destination overall from New York. From JFK, JetBlue serves Buffalo, NY, and Ft. Lauderdale and Tampa, Fl, with three daily flights each. As of July 6, JetBlue will fly a fleet of five brand-new, environmentally-friendly aircraft featuring LiveTV at every seat, roomy all-leather seating and spacious overhead bins. JetBlue expects to serve 10 cities by the end of the year with 10 new Airbus A320 aircraft.

JetBlue will commence daily service from JFK to Los Angeles’ Ontario International Airport on July 21 and to Oakland International Airport in the San Francisco Bay area on August 3. Also on August 3, the airline will launch twice daily service to Rochester, building to four flights daily by August 22. On commencement of these services, direct or connecting service will also be available from these destinations and Orlando.

All JetBlue travel is ticketless, all fares are one-way, and a Saturday night stay is never required. For more information, schedules, and fares, please visit our website at or call JetBlue reservations at 1-800–JETBLUE (538-2583).


* Fares do not include a $2.50 Federal Segment tax or $3.00 Airport Passenger Facility Charge.


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