JetBlue to Waive Change Fees and Fare Differences to Assist Customers Affected by Tropical Storm Emily

-- Customers traveling on Wednesday, August 3 to/from Santo Domingo, Santiago, Punta Cana and Puerto Plata may rebook flights through August 6 --

Aug 02, 2011, 14:46 ET from JetBlue Airways

NEW YORK, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to the forecasted impact of Tropical Storm Emily, JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) will waive change fees and fare differences to allow customers booked for travel to or from the Dominican Republic on Wednesday, August 3, 2011, to voluntarily adjust their travel plans.

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Customers may rebook for new flights – between the same cities – that depart anytime through Saturday, August 6, 2011, by calling 1-800-JETBLUE (538-2583). Changes must be made prior to the customer's originally scheduled departure.

Eligible cities include:

  • Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (SDQ)
  • Santiago, Dominican Republic (STI)
  • Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic (POP)
  • Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (PUJ)

All customers booked for travel to/from the Dominican Republic are encouraged to check the status of their flight online at prior to leaving for the airport. Customers with web-enabled cell phones and PDAs may check the status of their flight via  

About JetBlue Airways

JetBlue is the #1 airline in the Dominican Republic, offering more flights and more seats to the island than any other airline. 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 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 for details. JetBlue serves 66 cities with 700 daily flights and later this year plans to introduce service to St. Croix and St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands as well as La Romana, Dominican Republic and Liberia, Costa Rica, subject to government approval. 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

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