FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) today launched twice daily service from Florida's Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) to Norman Manley International Airport (KIN) in Kingston, Jamaica. To celebrate the launch of its new service, customers can book travel between Fort Lauderdale and Kingston today through Saturday, May 5, 2012 at www.jetblue.com/new for as low as $99 one way for travel May 7 to June 14, 2012 (a).
"Jamaicans have warmly embraced JetBlue's friendly customer service and value-focused in-flight offerings, including complimentary entertainment on personal seatback TVs, roomy leather seats and free snacks and drinks," said Scott Laurence, JetBlue's vice president of network planning and partnerships. "Thanks to their continued support our presence in Jamaica and throughout the Caribbean will continue to grow."
JetBlue's schedule between Fort Lauderdale and Kingston:
Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Kingston (KIN)
Kingston (KIN) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL)
Depart – Arrive
Depart – Arrive
7:20 a.m. – 8:05 a.m. 4:50 p.m. – 5:35 p.m.
9:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
6:30 p.m. – 9:15 p.m.
- All times local -
From Fort Lauderdale, Jamaicans also have convenient connecting flights onwards to Austin, TX; the New York metro area (LaGuardia, Newark or Westchester County); and Richmond, Va.
JetBlue has consistently grown its service in the Commonwealth since its launch in 2009, and the airline will be operating up to seven daily flights from Jamaica this summer. The new Fort Lauderdale to Kingston service complements JetBlue's existing daily service from the island's capital and largest city to New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). In addition, JetBlue also flies nonstop year-round from Montego Bay to JFK and Orlando as well as to Boston seasonally.
Fort Lauderdale service is operated by a combination of JetBlue's fleet of 100-seat Embraer E190 aircraft -- offering two-by-two, comfortable all-leather seating -- as well as the 150-seat Airbus A320. The airline's customers also enjoy a first-checked bag free (b), award-winning customer service and unlimited, complimentary snacks and drinks.
About JetBlue Airways JetBlue is New York's Hometown Airline™ 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 750 daily flights and plans to launch service to Dallas/Fort Worth on May 1. With JetBlue, all seats are assigned, all fares are one-way, and an overnight stay is never required. For information call +1 800-538-2583 (TTY/TDD +1 800-336-5530), or visit www.jetblue.com.
(a) Fare includes government taxes and fees and must be purchased by 5/5/12 (the earlier of 11:59 PM ET or local) for flights from Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) to Kingston, Jamaica (KIN) between 5/7/12 – 6/14/12. 7-day advance purchase required. Fare is subject to availability; may not be available on all flights; may change without notice; must be purchased at time of reservation; and is one-way, 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. First checked bag is free (weight and size limits apply). Fare does 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.