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JetBlue Launches New Seasonal Routes From Boston to Latin America and the Caribbean

New Seasonal Nonstop Service From Boston to Costa Rica, Dominican Republic and Saint Lucia (a); Fares on Sale Today Starting at $199 One Way (b) for Travel Between November 1 and December 6, 2014

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - May 08, 2014) - JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ: JBLU), the largest carrier at Boston Logan International Airport, today announces new non-stop services for the winter season to Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport in Liberia, Costa Rica (LIR); Gregorio Luperón International Airport in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic (POP); and Hewanorra International Airport in Saint Lucia (UVF). All three services will commence on November 1, 2014 and operate once weekly on Saturdays.

The three new destination represents JetBlue's 52nd, 53rd and 54th nonstop routes out of Boston, and JetBlue will offer the only nonstop service between Boston and both Costa Rica and Saint Lucia.

"JetBlue offers more nonstop flights to the Caribbean than any other airline. With three new routes to the Caribbean and Latin America, Bostonians will have even more options for their well-deserved vacations," said JetBlue President Robin Hayes.

Flights are now available for sale on JetBlue.com, starting at $199 one way (b) from Boston to Liberia, Puerto Plata and Saint Lucia, valid for travel between November 1 and December 6, 2014 (blackout date November 22, 2014). Tickets must be booked by May 14, 2014.

JetBlue's schedule between Boston (BOS) and Liberia, Costa Rica (LIR) effective November 1, 2014 (a):

                                                                            
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                                      LIR to BOS:                           
BOS to LIR:                                                                 
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                                      Depart-Arrive                         
Depart-Arrive                                                               
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                                      12:40 p.m.*-7:00 p.m.                 
7:00 a.m.-11:40 a.m.*                                                       
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                               Saturdays only                               
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JetBlue's schedule between Boston (BOS) and Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic (POP) effective November 1, 2014 (a):

                                                                            
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                                      POP to BOS:                           
BOS to POP:                                                                 
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                                      4:20 p.m.*-7:10 p.m.                  
10:30 a.m.-3:24 p.m.*                                                       
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                               Saturdays only                               
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JetBlue's schedule between Boston (BOS) and Saint Lucia (UVF) effective November 1, 2014 (a):

                                                                            
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                                      UVF to BOS:                           
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                                      Depart-Arrive                         
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                                      4:25 p.m.*-8:40 p.m.                  
9:45 a.m.-3:29 p.m.*                                                        
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                               Saturdays only                               
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JetBlue currently offers nonstop service to 13 Caribbean and Latin American destinations from Boston: Aruba; Bermuda; Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands; Cancún, Mexico; Montego Bay, Jamaica; Nassau, Bahamas; Punta Cana, Dominican Republic; Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands; Saint Maarten; San Juan, Puerto Rico; Santiago, Dominican Republic; Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; and Providenciales, Turks and Caicos.

In addition to reasonable airfares to these destinations, JetBlue Getaways package offerings provide customers with added convenience by bundling flights and hotels with car rentals and other amenities and activities. Customers can enjoy access to an exclusive 24-hour support desk dedicated to Getaways customers before, during and after their trip. Packages are available across destinations throughout the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean including Costa Rica, Dominican Republic and Saint Lucia. Services include JetBlue Getaways Best Price Guarantee (**) and TrueBlue customer loyalty points on every eligible dollar spent. More information can be found at http://www.jetblue.com/vacations/.

All three new flights will be operated with a 150-seat Airbus A320 aircraft and will offer the airline's award-winning service featuring assigned and comfortable seating; a first-checked bag free (c); complimentary and unlimited name-brand snacks and non-alcoholic/soft drinks; free first-run movies on seatback televisions (d); and more legroom than any other U.S. carrier in coach (e). 

About JetBlue Airways
JetBlue is a leading carrier in Boston, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, Los Angeles (Long Beach), New York, 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 June 26. 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) Fares includes government taxes/fees and must be purchased by 5/14/14 (the earlier of 11:59 PM EDT or local) for flights from Boston, Mass. (BOS) to Liberia Costa Rica (LIR), Puerto Plata Dominican Republic (POP), and Saint Lucia (UVF) on Saturdays only between 11/1/14 and 12/6/14 (blackout date 11/22/14). 21-day advance purchase required. Fares will be higher for flights from LIR, POP & UVF 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. 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. Customers traveling on flights to or from POP may not check more than two bags, and oversized and/or overweight bags are not accepted. 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 EDT. Other restrictions apply.

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

(d) On flights 2 hours or more outside the contiguous 48 states (where live satellite TV and radio programming is not available), complimentary JetBlue Features movies are offered.

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

*On November 1, 2014, these flights will arrive/depart LIR, POP and UVF one hour earlier local time.

(**) Book a JetBlue Getaways air+hotel vacation package, and if you find the same package on another website for a lower price within 48 hours of your Getaways purchase, JetBlue will refund the difference. Terms apply. Click here for details.

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