SOURCE: JetBlue

May 21, 2014 06:00 ET

JetBlue Continues to Expand Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Presence

Adds Two New Routes, Including JetBlue's Fifth Route to Colombia (a); and Nonstop Service to Las Vegas

Introductory Fares on Sale Today Valid for Travel October 29 - December 16, 2014 (b)

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL--(Marketwired - May 21, 2014) - JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ: JBLU) today announces two new nonstop routes from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Cartagena, Colombia (CTG) and Las Vegas, Nevada (LAS). Both flights will begin on October 29, 2014, the same day the airline will also launch its new nonstop service to Pittsburgh.

These three upcoming routes are in addition to the six international routes already launched within the last year from JetBlue's South Florida focus city. New international destinations include San Jose, Costa Rica; Lima, Peru; Port-au-Prince, Haiti; Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago; Montego Bay, Jamaica; and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

To celebrate its growth in South Florida, JetBlue is announcing special fares available today through May 26 starting at $149 one way to Cartagena and $129 one way to Las Vegas, valid for travel between October 29 and December 16, 2014 (blackout dates for Cartagena November 6 to 11; blackout dates for Las Vegas November 25 to December 1) (b).

"We are excited to offer our South Florida customers even more choices by adding two more exciting destinations. As of October 29, we will offer 32 nonstop routes originating in Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood and we will continuously expand our presence in this region to meet the growing demand. We plan to offer 100 daily flights by 2017," says JetBlue President Robin Hayes.

JetBlue's schedule between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood (FLL) and Cartagena (CTG):

     
FLL to CTG:   CTG to FLL:
Depart - Arrive   Depart - Arrive
12:00 p.m. - 1:54 p.m.   2:50 p.m. - 6:40 p.m.
     

JetBlue's schedule between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood (FLL) and Las Vegas (LAS):

     
FLL to LAS:   LAS to FLL:
Depart - Arrive   Depart - Arrive
7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.   11:00 p.m. - 6:30 a.m.
     

About JetBlue Airways
JetBlue is a leading airline in Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, Boston, New York City, Los Angeles (Long Beach), Orlando and San Juan. JetBlue carries more than 30 million customers a year to 85 cities in the U.S., Caribbean and Latin America with an average of 825 daily flights. New service to Hyannis, Mass. begins this summer. With JetBlue, all seats are assigned, all fares are one-way, an overnight stay is never required and the first checked bag is free (subject to weight and size limits and exceptions for itineraries including flights marketed or operated by other airlines). For more information please visit JetBlue.com.

(a) This service is subject to receipt of government operating authority

(b) Fare includes government taxes/fees and must be purchased by 5/26/14 (the earlier of 11:59 PM ET or local) for flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, Fla. (FLL) to Cartagena, Colombia (CTG) and Las Vegas, Nev (LAS) between 10/29/14 and 12/16/14 (blackout dates for Cartagena 11/6/14-11/11/14 and blackout dates for Las Vegas 11/25/14-12/1/14 ). 21-day advance purchase required. Fares will be higher for flights from CTG and LAS due to higher government taxes/fees. Fares vary by route. Fares are subject to limited availability; may not be available on all days or all flights; may change without notice; must be purchased at time of reservation; and are one-way, nonstop (except as otherwise noted), nonrefundable and nontransferable. Purchase for flights to CTG is available only for travel originating in Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood (FLL). 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 and exceptions for itineraries including flights marketed or operated by other airlines 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. $25 fee per person applies to fares 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); $150 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. All deadlines based on EST. Other restrictions apply.

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