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JetBlue Arrives In Washington, D.C., Its 18th City, With Low Fares, New Planes And Free Satellite TV At Every Leather Seat

Fares For New Twice-Daily Service To Fort Lauderdale Start From Just $49* Each Way, $44* if booked on www.jetblue.com

New York, NY, 11/28/2001 -- JetBlue's introductory fare of $49* each way has been extended for sale until December 7, for travel completed by December 18. The airline's regular fares will range from $79* to $199* each way, which is up to 65% less than equivalent fares of nonstop carriers from Washington National. All fares, including introductory fares, will be discounted $5 each way if booked online by December 31 via JetBlue's web site, www.jetblue.com.

"We're very proud to be serving the nation's capital," said David Neeleman, CEO of JetBlue. "Residents of D.C., Northern Virginia and Maryland can now experience JetBlue's low-fare, high quality service to Fort Lauderdale in time for winter and, in spring, we plan to add nonstop service to Los Angeles' Long Beach Airport and Oakland, in the San Francisco Bay area."

The airline's daily schedule will be:

Washington/Dulles (IAD) to
Fort Lauderdale (FLL)
Fort Lauderdale to
Washington/Dulles
Depart - Arrive Depart - Arrive
10:40am - 1:20pm
5:30pm - 8:10pm
7:20am - 9:50am
2:10pm - 4:50pm

JetBlue was voted the country's #2 Domestic Airline in the Condé Nast Traveler 14th Annual Readers' Choice Awards, published this month. JetBlue also received the highest score of any airline in the Condé Nast Traveler 2001 Business Travel Awards (#1 U.S. Airline in the Coach-Only category) and was voted #2 Best Domestic Airline in the 2001 Zagat Airline Survey. Since launching operations 21 months ago, JetBlue has served almost 4 million passengers. The airline flies a fleet of 20 new Airbus A320 aircraft and will take delivery of another 12 A320s by the end of 2002. All JetBlue aircraft are outfitted with roomy all-leather seats each equipped with free LiveTV satellite television, offering 24 channels of DIRECTV programming at every seat.

From its base at John F. Kennedy International Airport, JetBlue flies to: Fort Lauderdale, Tampa, Orlando, Fort Myers and West Palm Beach, FL; Buffalo, Rochester and Syracuse, NY; Long Beach, Ontario and Oakland, CA; Burlington, VT; New Orleans, LA; Denver, CO; Salt Lake City, UT; and Seattle, WA.

With JetBlue, all seats are assigned, all travel is ticketless, all fares are one-way, and a Saturday night stay is never required. The airline is offering $5 each way off all fares booked through its web site, www.jetblue.com, through December 31. For more information, schedules and fares, please visit www.jetblue.com or call JetBlue reservations at 1-800-JETBLUE (538-2583).

* All fares are subject to $3.00 per segment Federal tax and up to $3.00 Airport Passenger Facility Charge.

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