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JetBlue Expands Service to Costa Rica with New Fort Lauderdale to San Jose Flights

- Daily nonstop flights between Fort Lauderdale and San Jose set to begin June 27, 2013 (a) -

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) announced today plans to add daily nonstop flights between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Juan Santamaria International Airport in San Jose, Costa Rica, effective June 27, 2013 (a). Flights are available today at for as low as $129 one way from Fort Lauderdale to San Jose for travel between June 27 and August 8, 2013. Blackout dates apply (b).

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The Costa Rican Minister of Tourism, Allan Flores, joined JetBlue officials in making this announcement earlier today in a press conference at the Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT) in San Jose.

At the press conference in Costa Rica, Jeff Goodell, JetBlue's Vice President of Government Affairs, commented: "As the Costa Rican community discovers JetBlue, complete with its ample legroom, free movies on the back of every seat, free snacks and beverages, as well as prized service, we've been able to grow and continue our solid trajectory in the country. Thanks to this we're proud today to add the third JetBlue route in Costa Rica."

"We begin the new year with this important piece of news which reiterates our clear airline attraction policy, which we've pushed hard, focusing our efforts in getting closer to the main tourism outbound markets. This new offer on JetBlue's behalf materializes the negotiations done to Costa Rica's benefit," added Tourism Minister Allan Flores.

JetBlue's schedule between Fort Lauderdale and San Jose:


Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to San Jose (SJO):

San Jose (SJO) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL):

Depart – Arrive

Depart – Arrive

9:45 a.m. – 10:39 a.m.

1:00 p.m. – 6:09 p.m.

- Flights operate daily effective June 27, 2013 (a) -

- All times local –


JetBlue's flights between Fort Lauderdale and San Jose will be operated with its comfortable Airbus A320 fleet and award-winning service featuring convenient, assigned seating; a first-checked bag free (c); complimentary and unlimited name brand snacks and drinks; comfy leather seats; free first-run movies on seatback televisions (d); and more legroom than any other carrier in coach (e).

About JetBlue Airways       
JetBlue is New York's Hometown Airline™ with other focus cities in Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Los Angeles (Long Beach), San Juan and Orlando. Known for its award-winning service and free inflight entertainment 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 for details. JetBlue serves 75 cities with 750 daily flights and plans to launch service to Charleston, S.C., Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 2013, as well as Medellín, Colombia, subject to receipt of government operating authority. 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), 0800-012-1666 if located in Costa Rica, or visit

(a) Subject to receipt of government operating authority.

(b) Fare includes government taxes/fees and must be purchased by January 19, 2013 (the earlier of 11:59 PM ET or local) for flights between Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) and San Jose, Costa Rica (SJO) between June 27, 2013 and August 8, 2013. Fare valid on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday only. 14-day advance purchase required. Flight operation subject to receipt of government operating authority; fare may be higher on segments from San Jose, Costa Rica (SJO) due to higher government taxes/fees. 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, nonstop, 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 and exceptions for itineraries including flights marketed or operated by other airlines 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.

(b) Free first bag subject to weight and size limits and exceptions for itineraries including flights marketed or operated by other airlines.

(c) Baggage weight and size limits apply.

(d) On flights outside the contiguous 48 states where live satellite TV and radio programming is not available, complimentary movies are offered.

(e) JetBlue offers the most legroom in coach, based on average fleet-wide seat pitch for U.S. airlines.

SOURCE JetBlue Airways

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