NEW YORK,NY (rushprnews) May 24, 2007 — Corporation (Nasdaq:JBLU) today launches non-stop service to Nantucket, Mass. from its home base of operations at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. The low-fare, high-value airline is introducing convenient daily service to the popular Massachusetts island resort for the peak season through September 24(a), with additional weekend flights operating throughout the summer.
JetBlue’s regular fares between New York and Nantucket range from $79(b) to $279(b) each way. To celebrate the launch of the new route, the airline is offering its $79(b) each-way fares with no advance purchase required for travel on nonstop flights between New York and Nantucket completed on or before June 30, 2007.
“Nantucket is a desirable vacation destination for many New Yorkers, and JetBlue now connects these locations with direct and convenient service,” said Rob Maruster, JetBlue Senior Vice President Airports and Operational Planning. “We look forward to welcoming many travelers on this new route, which will allow them to experience our roomy leather seats, complimentary snacks and the most live entertainment options available on any airline during their flight.”
“Nantucket Island, a pioneer of the whaling industry, is very pleased to welcome JetBlue Airways, a pioneer of low-cost, quality air service, to Nantucket,” said E. Foley Vaughan, Nantucket Memorial Airport Commission Chairman. “JetBlue’s presence has improved our overall air service to the island from New York, even before their first flight.”
JetBlue’s service between New York and Nantucket: