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JetBlue Commences Daily Service to Nassau, Bahamas: Low-fare Carrier Expands to Third International Destination
NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2004 -- JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ:JBLU), New York's low-fare carrier, today launched new daily service between New York City's John F. Kennedy International Airport and Nassau, in The Bahamas. Nassau becomes the carrier's 30th destination, and third international destination following a successful launch last June to Santiago and Santo Domingo, in the Dominican Republic.
"Now's the perfect time to plan a winter vacation to Nassau and Paradise Island," said David Neeleman, JetBlue's CEO. "It may be getting colder outside, but we're certain customers will have a warm and delightful experience traveling JetBlue to The Islands of The Bahamas."
"The people of The Bahamas welcome JetBlue Airways to Nassau," said the Honorable Obie H. Wilchcombe, Bahamas Minister of Tourism. "We are excited to experience their acclaimed service and low fares and are sure their presence will help grow our important tourism industry."
The airline's regular one-way fares on this new routes will range from $99 to $249(1) each way and may be booked via www.jetblue.com or by calling 1-800-JETBLUE, if calling from Puerto Rico, or 1-888-751-2241 if calling from the Dominican Republic.
JetBlue is a low-fare, low-cost passenger airline, which provides high-quality customer service. JetBlue operates a fleet of 66 new Airbus A320 aircraft and plans to add another three 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 36 channels of DIRECTV(r) programming at every seat.