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JetBlue's Dailies to Double from New York LaGuardia and Ronald Reagan Washington National Beginning June 11, 2012

- Announcing new service from Washington's Reagan to Tampa and the addition of three new destinations from LaGuardia: Fort Myers, Sarasota/Bradenton and Tampa -
-- Boston to Reagan schedule to jump to 10 daily roundtrips; National to Florida schedules significantly expanded --

NEW YORK and WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ: JBLU) today revealed plans to nearly double its popular service from New York's LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), increasing flights at both convenient airports by eight roundtrips daily to at least 16 roundtrips by this summer. The growth is made possible by the airline's recent acquisition of slots through an FAA auction.

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"By seizing the opportunity to invest in the rare slot pairs made available in our hometown of New York City and in our nation's capital, JetBlue is comfortably poised for organic growth," said JetBlue's Vice President of Network Planning and Partnerships, Scott Laurence. "Together with our low fares, award-winning product and customer service, we're pleased to be able to double the flights, new destinations and more options to customers in both of these vital regions."

New York/LaGuardia expansion At LaGuardia, JetBlue will add daily sun-bound service to three new Florida destinations including Fort Myers (RSW), Sarasota/Bradenton (SRQ) and Tampa (TPA) beginning on June 11, 2012. Tampa will be served twice-daily while Fort Myers and Sarasota/Bradenton will each be served with one daily flight.

In addition, JetBlue will boost service to its existing LaGuardia destinations by adding two more daily flights to Orlando, and one additional flight each to Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood and West Palm Beach.

Key summer schedule highlights, effective June 11, 2012, for LaGuardia:

  • One additional daily flight to Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood (for a total of six)
  • One new daily flight to Fort Myers
  • Two additional daily flights to Orlando (for a total of four)
  • One new daily flight to Sarasota/Bradenton
  • Two new daily flights to Tampa
  • One additional daily flight to West Palm Beach (for a total of two)

JetBlue's schedule between LaGuardia and Fort Myers:

LGA to RSW:

RSW to LGA:

Depart - Arrive

Depart - Arrive

7:29 a.m. - 10:38 a.m.

11:40 a.m. - 2:24 p.m.

JetBlue's schedule between LaGuardia and Sarasota/Bradenton:

LGA to SRQ:

SRQ to LGA:

Depart - Arrive

Depart - Arrive

1:35 p.m. - 4:32 p.m.

5:35 p.m. - 8:20 p.m.

JetBlue's schedule between LaGuardia and Tampa:

LGA to TPA:

TPA to LGA:

Depart - Arrive

Depart - Arrive

6:10 a.m. - 8:53 a.m.

9:54 a.m. - 12:29 p.m.

4:00 p.m. - 6:57 p.m.

7:04 p.m. - 9:52 p.m.

Washington/Reagan National expansion At Washington's close-in Ronald Reagan National Airport, JetBlue will boost its high-frequency service to Boston, adding three more daily roundtrips for a total of ten per day, beginning June 11, 2012. Combined with its service between Boston and both Baltimore Washington and Washington Dulles International Airports, JetBlue continues to offer a market-leading schedule and the most flights between Boston and the National Capital Region.

Also in June, JetBlue will add new service from Reagan National to Tampa and boost its existing service to Fort Lauderdale and Orlando. Tampa will be served once daily and two additional flights will be added to both Fort Lauderdale and Orlando.

Key summer schedule highlights, effective June 11, 2012, for Reagan National:

  • Three additional daily flights to Boston (for a total of ten)
  • Two additional daily flights to Fort Lauderdale (for a total of three)
  • Two additional daily flights to Orlando (for a total of three)
  • One new daily flight to Tampa

JetBlue's schedule between Reagan National and Tampa:

DCA to TPA:

TPA to DCA:

Depart - Arrive

Depart - Arrive

11:45 a.m. - 1:57 p.m.

2:40 p.m. - 4:58 p.m.

JetBlue's schedule between Reagan National and Boston:

DCA to BOS:

BOS to DCA:

Depart - Arrive

Depart - Arrive

6:05 a.m. - 7:34 a.m.

6:16 a.m. - 7:54 a.m.

7:40 a.m. - 9:12 a.m.

7:19 a.m. - 8:55 a.m.

8:40 a.m. - 10:11 a.m.

8:25 a.m. - 10:03 a.m.

10:44 a.m. -12:16 p.m.

9:50 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

12:10 p.m. - 1:40 p.m.

11 a.m. - 12:35 p.m.

2:45 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.

12:25 p.m. - 2:02 p.m.

3:35 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.

3:50 p.m. - 5:28 p.m.

5:39 p.m. - 7:18 p.m.

6:15 p.m. - 7:56 p.m.

6:20 p.m. - 7:59 p.m.

7:15 p.m. - 8:56 p.m.

8:35 p.m. - 10:07 p.m.

8:55 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

To celebrate its new destinations and expanded schedule, flights are on sale today through March 12 for travel between June 11 and July 31, 2012 (blackout dates of June 29 - July 9) at www.jetblue.com (a) for all-in, one-way fares as low as:

  • $79 between Reagan National and Tampa
  • $99 between LaGuardia and Tampa
  • $109 between LaGuardia and Sarasota
  • $119 between LaGuardia and Fort Myers

JetBlue has offered low fare flights at LaGuardia Airport since 2004 and currently provides nonstop service to three Florida destinations - Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, Orlando and West Palm Beach - with up to ten daily flights. JetBlue began operations at Washington National in November 2010 and operates up to nine daily flights to its focus cities in Boston, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, and Orlando.

About JetBlue Airways
JetBlue is New York's Hometown Airline(TM) with other focus cities in Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Los Angeles, and Orlando. Known for its award-winning service and free TV as much as its low fares, JetBlue offers the most legroom in coach of any U.S. airline (based on average fleet-wide seat pitch) as well as super-spacious Even More Space seats. 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 70 cities with 700 daily flights with new service to Dallas/Fort Worth launching later this year. 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.

(a) Fares must be purchased by 3/12/12 (the earlier of 11:59PM ET or local) and are valid for flights between 6/11/12 - 7/31/12 on Mon., Tues., Wed., Thurs., and Sat. only. (Blackout dates: 6/29/12 - 7/9/12). 21-day advance purchase required. Fares are subject to availability; may change without notice; must be purchased at time of reservation; and are one-way, nonstop, nonrefundable and nontransferable. 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. Fares include government taxes and fees. First checked bag is free (weight and size limits apply). Fares do not include fees for oversized/overweight/extra baggage or other fees for products/services sold separately. To view baggage fees and other optional services and fees, click here. $20 fee per person applies to fares (not Award flights) purchased by phone or at an airport or ticket office. Cancellations/changes must be made prior to scheduled departure (otherwise all money for fare is forfeited); $100 change/cancel fee per person will apply, and for changes, there may be a fare adjustment. Cancellations receive JetBlue travel credit, valid for one year. Proper documentation required for boarding. Other restrictions apply.

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