NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 02/26/15 -- JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ: JBLU) today announced its intent to expand at Baltimore/Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport, with twice daily service to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. This new service will give Maryland and Washington area residents a convenient option to get away and enjoy many of South Florida's premier leisure destinations, as well as the ability to connect on to JetBlue's diverse network throughout the Caribbean, Central and South America. The new non-stop route to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood will launch in November and seats will go out for sale with the upcoming November schedule release.
"Since beginning Baltimore flights in 2009, JetBlue has become the preferred option for travelers between BWI and Boston," said Scott Laurence, JetBlue's senior vice president of airline planning. "We're expanding upon our successful foundation at BWI and will be providing the award-winning JetBlue experience including the most legroom and assigned seating for customers traveling to Florida and points south."
JetBlue also serves the Baltimore/Washington region with flights from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Dulles International Airports (IAD). In addition to an assigned seat and the most legroom in coach (a), all JetBlue flights feature free DIRECTV® programming, more than 100 channels of free SiriusXM® satellite radio (b), unlimited free snacks and soft drinks, and JetBlue's award-winning in-flight customer service.
About JetBlue Airways
JetBlue is New York's Hometown Airline™, and a leading carrier in Boston, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, Los Angeles (Long Beach), Orlando, and San Juan. JetBlue carries more than 32 million customers a year to 87 cities in the U.S., Caribbean, and Latin America with an average of 825 daily flights. Upcoming destinations include Cleveland on April 30; Reno-Tahoe, Nev. on May 28; and Grenada on June 11, 2015 (subject to receipt of government operating authority). For more information please visit jetblue.com.
(a) JetBlue offers the most legroom in coach, based on average fleet-wide seat pitch for U.S. airlines.
(b) DIRECTV® and SiriusXM® satellite radio service are not available on flights outside the contiguous United States.
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