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Boston's Fastest-Growing Airline Expands Again: JetBlue Adds New Service to California and the Caribbean
New Nonstop Flights Between Boston and Aruba and Boston and San Diego Begin in June

Now Offering 27 Nonstop Destinations From Boston

BOSTON, April 12, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq:JBLU) today announces the continuing expansion of destination choices for its Boston customers with the launch of new low-fare service to San Diego, CA and the Caribbean island of Aruba, bringing to 27 the number of nonstop destinations served nonstop by Logan's fastest-growing airline.

Beginning June 28, 2007, JetBlue will operate the only daily nonstop low-fare service between Boston and San Diego, with fares ranging from $159-$399(a) each way. Then on June 30, JetBlue will add Saturday-only nonstop service to Aruba with fares ranging between $149-$399(a) each way.

"We are delighted to add service from Boston to even more of the destinations customers have been asking for," said JetBlue Founder and CEO David Neeleman. "If you're headed to the sand and surf of Aruba or San Diego, JetBlue's award-winning service gets you there comfortably and affordably."

From its recently renovated home at Terminal C, JetBlue offers low-fare, high-quality service to an ever-expanding roster of destinations in the United States, Aruba, the Bahamas, Bermuda, and Mexico, including the most California destinations served nonstop by any airline from Logan. In addition, connecting service operated by JetBlue's marketing partner, Cape Air, is available through Boston for customers traveling between San Diego and Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, Provincetown, and Hyannis, MA.

JetBlue's new service between Boston and Aruba:



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 Boston, MA (BOS) to                      Oranjestad, Aruba (AUA) to
 Oranjestad, Aruba (AUA)                  Boston, MA (BOS)
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 Depart - Arrive                          Depart - Arrive
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 7:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.,                  12:45 p.m. - 5:35 p.m.,
 Saturdays only                           Saturdays only
 (eff. June 30)                           (eff. June 30)
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                       --All times local--
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JetBlue's new service between Boston and San Diego:



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 Boston, MA (BOS) to                San Diego, CA (SAN) to
 San Diego, CA (SAN)                Boston, MA (BOS)
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 Depart - Arrive                    Depart - Arrive
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 5:30 p.m. - 8:35 p.m.              9:30 p.m. - 6:10 a.m. (next day)
 (Daily, eff. June 28)              (Daily, eff. June 28)
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                       --All times local--
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Customers flying JetBlue between Boston's Logan International Airport and Aruba and San Diego will travel in style aboard JetBlue's modern Airbus A320 fleet, which features a spacious cabin and all-leather seating. San Diego flights will include JetBlue's signature 36 channels of DIRECTV(r) programming at every seat -- the most free live television of any airline (b) -- while customers traveling to Aruba will enjoy complimentary first-run movies and bonus features from FOX InFlight(tm) (b). JetBlue's fleet offers the most legroom in coach (c).

Customers enrolled in JetBlue's customer loyalty program, TrueBlue, will earn six TrueBlue points each way for nonstop flights between Boston and Aruba or San Diego. Double TrueBlue points are awarded for travel purchased online at www.jetblue.com. Customers can earn TrueBlue points even faster by using the JetBlue Card from American Express. Every time cardholders purchase JetBlue travel with the Card, or earn at least one TrueBlue point through other purchasing using the Card, all TrueBlue points in the member's account automatically extend for another 12 months.

JetBlue Airways has created a new airline category based on value, service and style. Based in New York City, and now in its eighth year, the low-cost carrier currently serves 51 destinations with more than 550 flights daily. JetBlue is America's first and only airline to offer its own Customer Bill of Rights, with meaningful compensation for customers inconvenienced by flight delays or cancellations (d). In addition to its signature seatback personal television service (b), the low-fare, high-value airline offers customers generous brand name snacks and beverages, including freshly brewed Dunkin' Donuts(r) coffee, and delicious wines selected by the airline's Low Fare Sommelier, Josh Wesson from Best Cellars(r). JetBlue service between Boston and Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, Provincetown, and Hyannis, MA is operated by JetBlue's marketing partner, Cape Air. With JetBlue, all seats are assigned, all travel is ticketless, all fares are one-way, and an overnight stay is never required. For information or reservations call 1-800-JETBLUE (1-800-538-2583) or visit www.jetblue.com.

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(a) All fares are subject to change without notice. Fares require up to a 14-day advance purchase. All fares must be purchased at time of reservation, and are one-way, nonrefundable, and nontransferable. Cancellations and changes can be made prior to scheduled departure for $30 at 1-800-JETBLUE (1-297-588-5388 if located in Aruba), or at jetblue.com (in the case of changes), with applicable fare adjustment. Cancellations are for a JetBlue travel credit only, which is valid for one year. If a reservation is not changed or canceled prior to scheduled departure, all money associated with the reservation is forfeited. Fares do not include Passenger Facility Charges of up to $9 each way, September 11th Security Fees of up to $5 each way and a Federal Segment Tax of $3.40 per domestic segment. A segment is a takeoff and landing. International fares also do not include government fees and taxes of up to $64.60 each way. All taxes and fees must be paid at the time of purchase. JetBlue reserves the right to deny boarding to passengers without proper documentation. Other restrictions apply.

(b) DIRECTV(r) service is not available on flights outside the continental United States; however, where applicable FOX InFlight(tm) is offered complimentary on these routes. FOX InFlight(tm) is a trademark of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. JetBlue's in-flight entertainment is powered by LiveTV, a wholly owned subsidiary of JetBlue.

(c) JetBlue has the most legroom in coach, based on average fleet-wide seat pitch for U.S. airlines.

(d) For full details of JetBlue's Customer Bill of Rights, visit www.jetblue.com/promise

This press release contains statements of a forward-looking nature which represent our management's beliefs and assumptions concerning future events. Forward-looking statements involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions, and are based on information currently available to us. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements due to many factors, including, without limitation, our extremely competitive industry; increases in fuel prices, maintenance costs and interest rates; our ability to implement our growth strategy, including the ability to operate reliably the EMBRAER 190 aircraft; our significant fixed obligations; our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel and maintain our culture as we grow; our reliance on high daily aircraft utilization; our dependence on the New York metropolitan market; our reliance on automated systems and technology; our being subject to potential unionization; our reliance on a limited number of suppliers; changes in or additional government regulation; changes in our industry due to other airlines' financial condition; and external geopolitical events and conditions. Further information concerning these and other factors is contained in the Company's Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including but not limited to, the Company's 2006 Annual Report on Form 10-K. We undertake no obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances that may arise after the date of this release.

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