JetBlue's Newest Destination Antigua Goes Out for Sale

Jun 25, 2015
JetBlue's Newest Destination Antigua Goes Out for SaleThe Largest Airline to the Caribbean Launches Three Times Weekly Flights From New York Beginning November 5, 2015Introductory Fares Starting at $199 One Way (a) for Travel November 5 Through December 13, Available Until June 26, 2015

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 06/25/15 -- JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU), New York's Hometown Airline™, today announced that its new nonstop service between New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Antigua's V.C. Bird International Airport (ANU) is now out for sale. Antigua will become JetBlue's 92nd BlueCity on November 5, 2015, with three times weekly service on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, subject to receipt of government operating authority.

JetBlue is now offering an introductory fare of only $199 one way (a) from New York's JFK to Antigua from November 5 to December 13, 2015. All introductory fare tickets must be purchased by June 26, 2015.

"As our 35th destination in the Latin America and Caribbean region, Antigua offers another opportunity to grow our network in high-value geographies and strengthen JetBlue's position as the leading brand for Caribbean travel," said Umang Gupta, director, JetBlue Getaways and leisure sales. "We know Antigua will attract travelers to discover its spectacular 365 beaches."

For customers planning a vacation in Antigua , JetBlue Getaways provides the added convenience of offering flights, hotels, car rentals and other amenities and activities all in one package, helping save customers' time and costs.

"We are absolutely delighted that we are now able to offer visitors to Antigua and Barbuda even more convenient routes for getting to our destination," said Antigua and Barbuda's Minister of Tourism, the Honourable Asot Michael. "With so many new and exciting events taking place in Antigua and Barbuda this winter, we are confident we will fill these seats quickly, and individuals searching for affordable and direct same day connections from the Northeast Region of the United States can now travel with JetBlue flights to get here."

Customers planning a vacation to Antigua can now book airfare and hotels through JetBlue Getaways at http://www.jetblue.com/vacations, including Getaways partner Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa, located on Antigua's most famous beach, Dickenson Bay. JetBlue Getaways customers enjoy access to an exclusive 24-hour support desk dedicated to Getaways customers before, during and after their trip, as well as the JetBlue Getaways Best Price Guarantee (b) and TrueBlue customer loyalty points on every eligible dollar spent (c). More information can be found at http://www.jetblue.com/vacations.

JetBlue's Schedule Between New York and Antigua on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays as of November 5, 2015: (Subject to receipt of government operating authority)

---------------------------------------------------------------------------- JFK - ANU                             ANU - JFK ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- 9.20 a.m. - 2.34 p.m.                 3.30 p.m. - 7.18 p.m. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------

JetBlue will serve the route with its spacious 150-seat Airbus A320 aircraft offering the airline's award-winning service featuring complimentary and unlimited name-brand snacks and soft drinks; free first-run Hollywood movies on flights to the Caribbean ; and the most legroom in coach*.

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 90 cities in the U.S., Caribbean , and Latin America with an average of 875 daily flights. For more information please visit JetBlue.com.

*JetBlue offers the most legroom in coach, based on average fleet-wide seat pitch for U.S. airlines.

(a) Fare includes government taxes/fees and must be purchased by 6/26/15 (the earlier of 11:59 PM ET or local) for flights from New York City , NY (JFK) to Antigua (ANU) on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays only between 11/5/15 and 12/13/15 (no blackout dates). Fare is subject to limited availability; may not be available on all days or all flights; may change without notice; must be purchased at time of reservation; and is one-way, nonstop, nonrefundable and nontransferable. Fare does not include fees for checked/oversized/overweight/extra baggage or other fees for products/services sold separately. To view baggage fees and other optional services and fees, click here. A $25 fee per person applies to fares purchased by phone or at an airport or ticket office. Reservations made one week or more prior to a flight's scheduled departure may be canceled without penalty up to 24 hours after the reservation is made. Cancellations/changes must be made prior to scheduled departure (otherwise all money for fare is forfeited). For changes, there may be a fare adjustment. Cancellations receive JetBlue travel credit, valid for one year. For changes/cancellations, click here. Proper documentation required for boarding. Other restrictions apply.

(b) Book a JetBlue Getaways air+hotel vacation package, and if you find the same package on another website for a lower price within 48 hours of your Getaways purchase, JetBlue will refund the difference. Terms apply. Click here for details.

(c) For more information, please click here.

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