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Sleep Less In Seattle; Fly JetBlue Overnight To New York City

New Nonstop Service Offers Brand New Planes, Leather Seats, Free Inseat Satellite TV And Fares Up to 75% Less Than The Competition

New York, NY, 05/01/2001 -- “JetBlue’s new nonstop Seattle service offers our passengers more time and great value,” said David Neeleman, CEO of JetBlue Airways. “Late evening departures are popular for a full day at work or play at either end of the trip, and our low fares and great service mean that savings don’t have to mean skimping on little luxuries, like leather seats and free satellite TV.”

JetBlue’s fares between New York and Seattle range between $129 and $299 each way. The $299 each way walk-up fare is as much as 75% below walk-up fares on other carriers serving the route nonstop. Flights from Seattle to New York City will also make convenient round-trip connections to all of JetBlue’s northeastern destinations, Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse and Burlington, with fares as low as $159 each way.

JetBlue’s flight schedule is:

New York/JFK to Seattle/SEA Seattle/SEA to New York/JFK
Depart - Arrive Depart - Arrive
9:00 pm - 11:59 pm (starting May 1**) 12:55 am - 8:55 am (starting May 2)

**On May 1 only, the inaugural flight will depart JFK at 6:15pm, arriving in Seattle at 9:15pm

From its base at John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York City’s most on-time airport, JetBlue also flies six times daily to Fort Lauderdale, FL; five times daily to Buffalo and Rochester, NY; four times daily to Orlando, FL; three times daily to Tampa, FL; twice daily to San Francisco/Oakland, CA, West Palm Beach, FL and Burlington, VT; and daily to Los Angeles/Ontario, CA, Salt Lake City, UT and Fort Myers, FL. JetBlue will also begin operating three daily flights to Syracuse, NY, beginning May 7 and a daily flight to Denver, CO beginning May 17. A second daily flight to Ontario, CA will also begin on May 17.

JetBlue currently operates 66 flights a day with a fleet of 13 brand new, environmentally-friendly Airbus A320 aircraft, outfitted with roomy all-leather seats each equipped with LiveTV, offering 24-channel satellite television at every seat. LiveTV is available free of charge to all JetBlue passengers. In 2001, JetBlue will take delivery of eight more brand new Airbus A320 aircraft.

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 our website at www.jetblue.com or call JetBlue reservations at 1-800-JETBLUE (538-2583).

 

* All fares are subject to a $2.75 per segment Federal tax and up to $6.00 Airport Passenger Facility Charge. The $129 and $159 fares each require a three-day advance purchase.

1 According to the March through November 2000 Air Travel Consumer Report provided by the U.S. Department of Transportation.

CONTACT:

JetBlue Corporate Communications
718-709-3089
corporatecommunications@jetblue.com