– The Los Angeles Dodgers’ official domestic airline partner salutes the team and welcomes back Number 99 Manny Ramirez — Great steals now available each way from Long Beach or Burbank to the carrier’s New York (JFK) or Boston bases for travel through May 21, 2009* –
LOS ANGELES(RushPRnews) 03/06/09- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU), the Los Angeles Dodgers’ official domestic airline partner, today congratulates the team and welcomes back Number 99 — Manny Ramirez — with a special $99* Manny Fan Fare offer each way for loyal Southern Californians. For travel through May 21, 2009, L.A.
Basin residents can make a home run from Long Beach airport to either New York (JFK) or Boston or from Burbank to JFK for a steal by booking online at www.jetblue.com by Sunday, March 8, 2009.
“JetBlue is proud to be the official airline of the Dodgers. We want to thank the millions of loyal and diverse fans in support of the team and Mr. Ramirez by pitching some of the lowest fares in the industry to the L.A. community,” said Marty St. George, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Commercial Strategy for JetBlue Airways. “Customers can choose to jet to Manny’s hometown and our home base, New York, or the home of his former team in Boston. This June, JetBlue will offer flights from three L.A. Basin airports to New York – more than any other airline in Southern California – when we launch service from LAX. Think Blue, Los Angeles!”
“I’m happy to be back in Southern California and hope Dodgers fans will take advantage of the generous $99 Manny Fares from my friends at JetBlue. Happy Jetting!” stated Manny Ramirez.
“We’re excited to see our partners like JetBlue create a promotion that captures the Manny Ramirez excitement by providing a benefit to our fans and the community with these great Manny fares,” said Steve Spartin, Dodgers Vice President.
Manny Fan Fares must be booked by March 8, 2009, 11:59 PM MT. Travel must be completed by May 21, 2009. Travel must take place on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and/or Saturday. Blackout dates and other restrictions apply.*
JetBlue will continue expansion in Dodgers territory when it launches twice daily service from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to both JFK and Boston on June 17, 2009. JetBlue’s new LAX service will be operated with the airline’s spacious Airbus A320, which offers roomy, all-leather seating for 150 including the most legroom in coach of any U.S. airline**. Customers looking to pamper themselves even further can upgrade to a super-spacious Even More Legroom seat. For just $30 extra each way on nonstop flights to Boston or New York, customers can stretch out and enjoy 38″ of seat pitch.
About JetBlue Airways
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 52 cities with 600 daily flights. 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) or visit www.jetblue.com.
*Taxes, Fees and Restrictions Apply. All fares are subject to change without notice. Travel costs $15 more per person if purchased by telephone, or at an airport or city ticket office. Fares require up to a 3-day advance purchase. Travel must be booked by March 8, 2009, 11:59 PM MT. Travel must be completed by May 21, 2009. Blackout dates for travel are April 9, 2009, April 11, 2009, April 16, 2009, April 18, 2009, and April 20, 2009. Travel must take place on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and/or Saturday. Fares may not be available on all days or on all flights. Fares are most often found on midweek travel dates. All fares must be purchased at time of reservation, and are one-way, nonrefundable, and nontransferable. Cancellations and changes can be made prior to scheduled departure for up to $100 per person at 1-800-JETBLUE or at jetblue.com, with applicable fare adjustment. Cancellations are for a JetBlue travel credit only, which is valid for one year. If a reservation is not changed or canceled prior to scheduled departure, all money associated with the reservation is forfeited. Fares do not include Passenger Facility Charges of up to $9 each way, September 11th Security Fees of up to $5 each way and a Federal Segment Tax of $3.60 per domestic segment. A segment is a takeoff and landing. All taxes and fees must be paid at the time of purchase. JetBlue reserves the right to deny boarding to passengers without proper documentation. A second bag fee of $20 applies. DIRECTV(r) service is not available on flights outside the continental US. Other restrictions apply. (C)2009 JetBlue Airways
** JetBlue offers the most legroom in coach, based on average fleet-wide seat pitch for U.S. airlines, excluding premium coach products.
SOURCE JetBlue Airways
/CONTACT: JetBlue Corporate Communications, +1-718-709-3089,
CorporateCommunications@jetblue.com; or JetBlue Reservations, 1-800-JET-BLUE
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