New Benefit Extends Innovative Relationship That Already Delivers
Unlimited Streaming Entertainment Onboard JetBlue Flights
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) and Amazon today announced a generous new shop
and earn program for JetBlue’s TrueBlue loyalty members, further
building on an innovative relationship that already delivers to
customers unlimited streaming entertainment over JetBlue’s acclaimed
free Fly-Fi high-speed inflight Internet.
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JetBlue Offers Customers Generous Program to Earn TrueBlue Loyalty Points for Shopping on Amazon (Graphic: Business Wire)
The new benefit offers TrueBlue members who shop on Amazon – in the air
or on the ground using a unique JetBlue link – the ability to earn three
TrueBlue points for every eligible dollar spent on Amazon.com (a).
TrueBlue members can use the points to book one-way and roundtrip award
flights on JetBlue-operated flights with all seats available for
redemption with no blackout dates.
“Customers love to use our free Fly-Fi to shop while flying, so we
decided to reward them for what they’re already doing – shopping on
Amazon,” said Jamie Perry, vice president marketing, JetBlue. “We offer
unlimited entertainment like in your own living room while also getting
you on your way to free flights with a generous TrueBlue offer when you
Customers can take advantage of the offer in the air or anywhere on the
- Earn Points While Flying: TrueBlue members have an opportunity
to earn points for shopping while they fly. Customers who log into
Fly-Fi using their TrueBlue membership, or sign up for a TrueBlue
account and then log-into Fly-Fi, will earn points while they shop and
fly. The benefit begins rolling out on aircraft in December and will
be installed on all aircraft by January 2017.
- Earn Points on the Ground: TrueBlue members who want to earn
points for any of their Amazon purchases – even when not flying – can
sign in to their TrueBlue account at trueblue.jetblue.com
from anywhere and click on the Amazon link or go directly to trueblue.jetblue.com/web/trueblue/amazon.
Points Earned on Amazon Make TrueBlue Even Better
JetBlue’s TrueBlue loyalty program rewards all customers, regardless of
their travel frequency. With TrueBlue, there are no blackout dates with
all seats available for redemption, and points never expire.
While redemption levels vary, the amount of points a certain trip
requires is directly tied to current fares, and when flight fares are
lower, so are award flight point fares. When searching for travel on jetblue.com,
customers should select “points” instead of “dollars” to redeem TrueBlue
Additional information about TrueBlue and how to register can be found
Fast, Free Wi-Fi on Every Aircraft Sets JetBlue Apart
JetBlue will complete installation of Fly-Fi on all aircraft in 2016,
advancing its effort to become the only U.S. carrier to offer free
high-speed Wi-Fi Internet on every aircraft available to every customer.
JetBlue currently has Fly-Fi installed on its entire fleet of Airbus
A320 and A321 aircraft, and is nearing completion of its fleet of
Fly-Fi uses Ka-band satellite technology to offer a broadband Internet
experience similar to what customers have at home, including the ability
to stream video and use multiple devices at once.
With the collaboration with Amazon, JetBlue’s differentiated approach of
providing high-speed Internet at no additional cost with a variety of
entertainment choices and the ability to stream titles from Amazon Video
is consistent with the airline’s founding mission of bringing humanity
back to air travel. When JetBlue launched, it revolutionized inflight
entertainment by introducing seatback televisions with free live
programming - a popular feature that remains today.
JetBlue has set itself apart with award-winning service and onboard
products. JetBlue flights offer the most legroom in coach (b), unlimited
and complimentary brand name snacks and soft drinks, live DIRECTV®
programming at every seat in addition to 100+ channels of SiriusXM
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 35 million
customers a year to 100 cities in the U.S., Caribbean, and Latin
America with an average of 925 daily flights. For more information
please visit jetblue.com.
(a) Customers connected to Amazon via Fly-Fi if onboard or signed into
their TrueBlue account and using their unique link can earn 3 TrueBlue
points for every $1 spent on Amazon on any eligible item. To see list of
items that are not eligible click here.
Points will be posted 60 days after item is shipped.
(b) JetBlue offers the most legroom in coach, based on average
fleet-wide seat pitch for U.S. airlines.
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