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JetBlue Soars into Summer with New Seasonal Service from Boston to Nantucket

Thursday, May 17, 2012

JetBlue Soars into Summer with New Seasonal Service from Boston to Nantucket06:00 EDT Thursday, May 17, 2012- Massachusetts' popular island resort is the 45th nonstop destination served by Boston's largest carrier - -- Islanders can take two roundtrip flights between Boston and Nantucket and get the third trip free, plus 500 TrueBlue points (a) -- -- New York to Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard service returns today for the season --BOSTON AND NEW YORK, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) springs into summer today with inaugural seasonal service from Boston's Logan International Airport (BOS) to Nantucket Memorial Airport (ACK). The largest airline in Boston will fly islanders in comfort with daily jet service to its 45th nonstop destination out of Logan through September 4. (Logo: ) To celebrate, New England beach-seekers that take two roundtrip flights between Boston and Nantucket can get a third trip free, plus an additional 500 points awarded to the eligible TrueBlue account. TrueBlue, the airline's loyalty program, is free to join and includes the ability to use points for any seat on any JetBlue operated flight, no blackout dates, and points that don't expire if you fly JetBlue or use your JetBlue Card by American Express at least once every twelve months. Additional information about TrueBlue and registration can be found at"Nantucket is the perfect place to cool off in the summer, and we're excited to make the trip easy and comfortable for our Boston customers," said John Checketts, director of route planning.  "Boston continues to support JetBlue and our product and service offerings, and we'll continue to support Boston by adding destinations and focusing on delivering the best possible customer experience." In addition to JetBlue's new seasonal service from Boston, daily nonstop flights between the airline's home base at New York's John F. Kennedy airport and two popular New England summer colonies ? Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard ? begin today. Service from New York's JFK to both Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard will run daily throughout the summer. A second daily flight between JFK and Nantucket will be added beginning June 21 through September 10, 2012.JetBlue's schedule between Boston and Nantucket:BOS to ACK:ACK to BOS:*Depart ? Arrive*Depart ? Arrive4:25 p.m. ? 5:22 p.m.6:00 p.m. - 6:57 p.m. - Flights operate daily from May 17 ? Sept. 4, 2012 ?*schedules subject to changeJetBlue's schedule between New York (JFK) and Nantucket:JFK to ACK:ACK to JFK:*Depart ? Arrive*Depart ? Arrive12:59 p.m. ? 2:11 p.m.2:49 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. **8:50 a.m. ? 10:01 a.m.**10:40 a.m. ? 11:39 a.m.- Flights operate daily from May 17 ? Sept. 24, and five days a week Sept. 25 ? Oct 22, 2012*schedules subject to change **second daily service starts June 21 and runs until Sept. 10, 2012 JetBlue's schedule between New York (JFK) and Martha's Vineyard:JFK to MVY:MVY to JFK:*Depart ? Arrive*Depart ? Arrive1:05 p.m. ? 2:08 p.m.2:46 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.  - Flights operate daily from June 21 ? Sept. 4 and four to five days a week May 17 ? June 20, and Sept. 5 - Oct 8, 2012*schedules subject to changeEasy connections via Boston to Nantucket can also be made from other cities including Buffalo, Fort Lauderdale, New York (JFK and Newark), Orlando, Raleigh/Durham, San Francisco, San Juan, Tampa, Washington, D.C. (Dulles Reagan National) and West Palm Beach. In addition to this new seasonal nonstop service on JetBlue to Nantucket from Boston, JetBlue customers will continue to have year-round access to Nantucket and other Cape and Islands destinations through its partnership with Massachusetts-based airline Cape Air. JetBlue's flights from Boston to Nantucket will be operated with its 100-seat Embraer E190 fleet ? the only jet service between the two cities ? complete with award-winning service; convenient, assigned, comfy leather seating (with no middle seat); a first-checked bag free (b); complimentary and unlimited name brand snacks and drinks; first-run movies; and more legroom than any other carrier in coach (c). About JetBlue Airways        JetBlue, the #1 airline in Boston, is 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) and 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 71 cities with 700 daily flights. 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, 1-801-365-2583, or visit (a) You must register for this promotion at and be a TrueBlue member with your account in good standing.  Offer valid only with the purchase of four (4) one-way flights or two (2) roundtrip flights between Boston, MA (BOS) and Nantucket, MA (ACK) that are flown 5/17/12 ? 7/9/12 (11:59 PM ET).  Previous bookings for travel during this period are eligible for the promotion, but you still must register.  Flight must be purchased online at  All travel must be completed between 5/17/12 and 7/9/12.  The name on the TrueBlue account must match the name of the traveler. The free flights will be awarded as two JetBlue Travel Certificates, each good for one-time use for one person for a nonstop, oneway JetBlue flight between BOS and ACK (Friday or Sunday travel excluded) that is booked and flown between 7/16/12 and 8/30/12.  $7 government taxes/fees will apply for flights from BOS to ACK.  $2.50 government taxes/fees will apply for flights from ACK to BOS.  Only two one-way Travel Certificates will be awarded for a qualified booking, regardless of the number of travelers. Please see below for important information about JetBlue Travel Certificates. You will receive 500 bonus TrueBlue points in addition to the points earned from your flight purchase under the standard TrueBlue terms. Only one 500 point bonus will be awarded for a qualified booking, regardless of the number of travelers. Offers do not apply to non-revenue travel (e.g., travel booked with a travel certificate, TrueBlue award flights, etc.); are not valid in connection with other routes, flights on partner or codeshare or interline flights, Getaways vacation packages, cruises, or any other product or service; may not be combined with other special offers; are not redeemable for cash; and have no cash value.  In the event that you cancel any of your qualifying flights between BOS or ACK or change your reservation so it does not comply with the terms of this offer, you will not receive the Travel Certificate or TrueBlue points; any points or Certificates already awarded will be forfeited. Other restrictions apply.(b) Baggage weight and size limits apply.(c) JetBlue offers the most legroom in coach, based on average fleet-wide seat pitch for U.S. airlines.   SOURCE JetBlue AirwaysFor further information: JetBlue Corporate Communications, +1-718-709-3089,; Reservations, +1 800 JETBLUE (538 2583), TTY/TDD: +1 800 336-5530,