SOURCE: Los Angeles World Airports

Los Angeles World Airports

June 17, 2009 06:00 ET

REMINDER: Media Advisory: JetBlue Airways Launches New Service From LAX to New York/JFK and Boston

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - June 17, 2009) -


WHAT:

JetBlue Airways welcomes the inaugural flight from New York to LAX at a press conference in celebration of new twice daily service to both New York and Boston (i.e., four daily flights). The airline will also announce a special "Let the Music Play" campaign with long-standing partner, the VH1 Save The Music Foundation, mobilizing people all over the country to make a donation to support music education in Los Angeles' public schools at www.VH1SaveTheMusic.com/jetblue. JetBlue pledges to match up to $30,000 and today also launches an online auction to benefit the Foundation with leading global auction site www.charitybuzz.com.

WHO:

--  JetBlue CEO Dave Barger
--  L.A. World Airports Executive Director Gina Marie Lindsey
--  VH1 Save The Music Foundation Program Manager Jaclyn Shea
--  Fifth-graders from the Hooper Elementary School Mariachi Ensemble, a
    Foundation recipient
--  Musician Robin Thicke
--  Los Angeles Dodgers legend Steve Garvey
--  JetBlue crewmembers and executives
    

WHEN:

Wednesday, June 17
10:45 AM

Please allow adequate time to obtain gate pass at JetBlue's ticket counter and to process through normal TSA security screening. All media must RSVP to alison.croyle@jetblue.com by Tuesday, June 16 for access and further information to receive a gate pass.

WHERE:

Los Angeles International Airport: Terminal 6, Gate 69B

Broadcast-equipped media vehicles displaying valid LAX Media Parking Permits ONLY may park terminal curbside on the Upper/Departure Level between Terminals 5 and 6. Vehicles parked curbside must be attended at all times. All other media may park in Parking Structure 6 across from the terminal. Parking will be validated at event.

VISUALS:

--  Los Angeles Dodgers legend Steve Garvey signing autographs
--  Fifth-graders playing music from the Hooper Elementary School Mariachi
    Ensemble
--  Ribbon-cutting ceremony airline and airport executives and celebrity
    guests
--  Interior of aircraft (Airbus A320) will be available for media tours,
    featuring personal seatback TVs
    

MORE:

JetBlue's new service to LAX, its 56th destination, enhances its current service to Burbank and Long Beach in the L.A. Basin. New York-based JetBlue Airways has created a new airline category based on value, service and style. Known for its award-winning service and free TV as much as its low fares, JetBlue is now pleased to offer customers Lots of Legroom and super-spacious Even More Legroom seats. JetBlue introduced complimentary in-flight e-mail and instant messaging services on aircraft "BetaBlue," a first among U.S. domestic airlines. 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 currently serves 56 cities with 600 daily flights. New service begins to to Baltimore Washington International Airport (September 9); Barbados (October 1); Saint Lucia (October 26); and Kingston, Jamaica (October 30). 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), TTY/TDD 1-800-336-5530 or visit www.jetblue.com.

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