JetBlue to Waive Change Fees and Fare Differences to Assist Customers Who May be Affected by Approaching Inclement Weather in the Northeast
NEW YORK – JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq:JBLU) will waive its change fees and fare differences to allow customers booked to travel Sunday, April 15 or Monday, April 16 to, from, or through the following airports to voluntarily rebook their travel through Wednesday, April 18 to avoid expected inclement weather in the Northeast:
Boston Logan International Airport NEW YORK CITY METRO AIRPORTS: * John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) * LaGuardia Airport (LGA) * Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) * Westchester County Airport in White Plains, NY (HPN) * Stewart International Airport in Newburgh, NY (SWF) Washington D.C. Dulles International Airport
Customers are asked to call 1-800-JETBLUE (800-538-2583) to rebook their travel without change fee or fare difference. Alternatively, customers who prefer to convert the full value of their fare into a credit for future JetBlue travel may do so online at www.jetblue.com.
All customers booked to travel Sunday, April 15 and Monday, April 16 are encouraged to check the status of their flight online at jetblue.com prior to leaving for the airport. Customers with web-enabled cell phones and PDAs may check the status of their flight via mobile.jetblue.com.
JetBlue Airways has created a new airline category based on value, service and style. Based in New York City, and now in its eighth year, the low-cost carrier currently serves 51 destinations with more than 550 flights daily. JetBlue has the most legroom in coach (a) and is America’s first and only airline to offer its own Customer Bill of Rights, with meaningful compensation for customers inconvenienced by flight delays or cancellations (b). In addition to its signature seatback personal television service (c), the low-fare, high-value airline offers customers generous brand name snacks and beverages, including freshly brewed Dunkin‘ Donuts(r) coffee, and delicious wines selected by the airline’s Low Fare Sommelier, Josh Wesson from Best Cellars(r). JetBlue service between Boston and Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket, Provincetown, and Hyannis, MA is operated by JetBlue’s marketing partner, Cape Air. 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 jetblue.com.
(a) JetBlue has the most legroom in coach, based on average fleet-wide seat pitch for U.S. airlines.
(b) For full details of JetBlue’s Customer Bill of Rights, please visit jetblue.com/promise.
(c) DIRECTV(r) service is not available on flights outside the continental United States; however, where applicable, FOX InFlight(tm) is offered complimentary on these routes. FOX InFlight(tm) is a trademark of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. JetBlue’s in-flight entertainment is powered by LiveTV, a wholly owned subsidiary of JetBlue.
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