NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 07/20/15 -- JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) today announced that flights on its recently announced new route between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and Providenciales International Airport (PLS) in Turks and Caicos are now on sale. The year-round, daily service starts November 19, 2015. JetBlue is offering an introductory fare of only $99 each way (a) between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood and Turks and Caicos.
The new route demonstrates JetBlue's commitment to expansion in the Caribbean, where it is already the largest carrier from the U.S. The flights are also part of JetBlue's ongoing growth at its focus city in Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, Fla., where it now offers flights to more than 40 destinations. Eight new destinations, including Turks and Caicos, have been announced just this year.
"Turks and Caicos offers some of the most picturesque beaches in the Caribbean along with outstanding resorts, restaurants and shopping making it one of our top destinations for sun and sand vacations," said Umang Gupta, director Getaways & leisure sales at JetBlue. "Connecting the exciting attractions of the Sunshine State with the crystal clear waters of Turks and Caicos creates an excellent link between a pair of fantastic destinations."
JetBlue flights on this new route will be operated using the carrier's Embraer E190 aircraft which features the most legroom in coach (b) and spacious two-by-two seating. All customers will enjoy the comfort of a window or aisle seat and the airline's awarding-winning service which includes complimentary and unlimited name-brand snacks and soft drinks and free first-run Hollywood movies.
For customers planning a vacation in Turks and Caicos, 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.
Turks and Caicos Getaways can be booked at http://www.jetblue.com/vacations/turks-caicos-vacations. 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 (c) and TrueBlue customer loyalty points on every eligible dollar spent (d). More information can be found at http://www.jetblue.com/vacations.
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(a) BLUE fare shown. To learn more about our new fare options, go to https://www.jetblue.com/travel/our-fares/. Fares include government taxes and fees and must be purchased by 07/21/2015 (the earlier of 11:59 PM ET or local) for flights between 11/19/2015 - 02/09/2016. (Blackout Dates: 11/24/2015-11/28/2015; 12/17/2015-01/02/2016; 01/14/2016-01/16/2016) Limited exceptions apply; All fares are 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 are one-way, non-stop (except as otherwise noted), nonrefundable, and nontransferable. Proper documentation required for boarding.For BLUE fares, first checked bag is $20 by web check-in and kiosk or $25 at check-in counter and second bag is $35. Additional bags (over two) are $100 each. Weight and size limits and exceptions for itineraries including flights operated or marketed by other airlines also apply. Fares do not include fees for oversized, overweight or extra baggage or other fees for products/services sold separately. For baggage fees and other optional services, click here . All reservations made one week or more prior to a flight's departure may be cancelled without penalty up to 24 hours after the reservation is made. Changes and cancellations made 60 days or more prior to departure date: BLUE: $70 per person fee plus difference in fare. For BLUE fares under $100, $70 per person plus difference in fare; for BLUE fares between $100 and $149.99, $90 per person plus difference in fare; and for BLUE fares of $150 or more, $135 per person plus difference in fare. Cancellations receive JetBlue travel credit, valid for one year. Changes/cancellations must be made prior to scheduled departure (otherwise all money for fare is forfeited). For changes/cancellations, click here. Other restrictions apply.
(b) JetBlue offers the most legroom in coach based on average fleet-wide seat pitch for U.S. airlines.
(c) 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.
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