- Year-round service to Nantucket and other New England getaways available through partner Cape Air -
- Second nonstop flight from JFK begins in June -
NEW YORK, May 27, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) today resumes its popular summer service between New York (JFK) and Nantucket, offering travelers the convenience of nonstop flights between the city and the island through September 30. This summer's schedule features a mid-day roundtrip plus a second nonstop flight from June 17 through Labor Day that offers travelers an early-morning alternative on and off the island.
In addition to the nonstop service to/from New York, JetBlue also offers easy connections between Nantucket and dozens of other cities from coast to coast including Washington, Charlotte, Palm Beach, Chicago, Denver, Seattle, Los Angeles (Burbank, LAX, and Long Beach airports), and San Francisco (Oakland, SFO, and San Jose airports).
JetBlue's schedule between New York (JFK) and Nantucket:
New York (JFK) to Nantucket (ACK) Nantucket (ACK) to New York (JFK)
Depart - Arrive Depart - Arrive
Daily service*: Daily service*:
May 27 - Sept. 30 May 27 - Sept. 30
12:30 p.m. - 1:47 p.m. 2:25 p.m. - 3:39 p.m.
Second service:** Second service**:
June 17 - Sept. 7 June 17 - Sept. 7
7:00 a.m. - 8:16 a.m. 8:53 a.m. - 9:57 a.m.
* Flight does not operate on Tuesdays or Wednesdays between
June 2-16 and between Sept. 14-30
** Flight operates Fridays through Mondays from June 17-30 and
then daily beginning July 1
JetBlue serves Nantucket Memorial Airport with its quiet and fuel-efficient 100-seat EMBRAER 190, the most spacious aircraft jetting to the island. The E190 offers roomy leather seats with industry-leading legroom, 36 channels of DIRECTV(R) programming, and more than 100 channels of XM Satellite Radio - the only in-flight entertainment to Nantucket. On the quick hop to Nantucket, customers are also treated to JetBlue's premium snack selection which features seven tasty options plus a whole host of complimentary beverages offered by JetBlue's award-winning crewmembers.
"New Yorkers love to escape the city and vacation on Nantucket," said Tracy Bakalar, Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce's executive director. "JetBlue's service from JFK to the island is a great option, not only for those originating from the New York area, but also for folks connecting from other U.S. and international cities."
"JetBlue is proud to be returning to Nantucket for our fourth summer," said Scott Laurence, JetBlue's vice president of route planning. "Our easy nonstop flights prove that getting there doesn't have to be a hassle. With JetBlue, you can jet from the city and touch down in Nantucket an hour later, making the journey as enjoyable and stress-free as the destination."
In addition to this seasonal nonstop service between New York and Nantucket, JetBlue customers have year-round access to the island and other popular destinations including Hyannis, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, and Provincetown, Mass., plus Rutland/Killington, Vt., through JetBlue's marketing agreement with Cape Air. The partnership offers customers low fares, one-stop reservations, simplified baggage check-in and transfer, and fast same-terminal connections for travelers making connections through JetBlue's Boston focus city onto Cape Air-operated flights. Book your JetBlue-Cape Air itinerary online at www.jetblue.com.
About JetBlue Airways
Voted "Most Eco-Friendly Airline" by Zagat's Airline Survey in 2008 and 2009, New York-based JetBlue Airways has created a new airline category based on value, service and style. In 2009, the carrier also ranked "Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Low-Cost Carriers in North America" by J.D. Power and Associates, a customer satisfaction recognition received for the fifth year in a row. Known for its award-winning service and free TV as much as its low fares, JetBlue is now pleased to offer customers Lots of Legroom and super-spacious Even More Legroom seats. JetBlue introduced complimentary in-flight e-mail and instant messaging services on aircraft "BetaBlue," a first among U.S. domestic airlines. JetBlue is also America's first and only airline to offer its own Customer Bill of Rights, with meaningful and specific compensation for customers inconvenienced by service disruptions within JetBlue's control. Visit www.jetblue.com/promise for details. JetBlue serves 61 cities with 600 daily flights. New service to Ronal Reagan Washington National Airport in Washington, DC and to Bradley International Airport in Hartford, CT begins in November. With JetBlue, all seats are assigned, all fares are one-way, and an overnight stay is never required. For information or reservations call 1-800-JET-BLUE (1-800-538-2583), TTY/TDD 1-800-336-5530 or visit www.jetblue.com.
Codeshare service between Boston and Hyannis, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, Provincetown and Rutland is operated by Cape Air.
SOURCE JetBlue Airways