JetBlue Launches New Coast to Coast Service
Service Begins between Oakland and Fort Lauderdale Sale Fare
Starting at $89(a,b) Each Way
New York (January 19, 2006) -- JetBlue Airways Corp. (Nasdaq: JBLU) launches the first-ever, daily nonstop flight between Oakland International Airport and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport today.
JetBlue is currently offering a sale fare starting at $89(a,b) each way. This sale fare must be purchased by Jan. 26; all travel must be completed by May 24, and requires a seven-day advance purchase. Regular fares in this market will range between $149(b) to $349(b) each way.
“Northern California travelers can kiss San Francisco's infamous fog and traffic goodbye,” said Jerry Brown, Mayor of Oakland. “Thanks to JetBlue, Bay Area travelers can now fly directly from the sunny shores of Oakland to the sunny shores of South Florida.”
“I am delighted that JetBlue has brought its reliable, low-fare service to the San Francisco/Oakland market with this new nonstop service,” said Jim Naugle, Mayor of Fort Lauderdale. “I am confident that Bay area residents will love their visits to the warm, friendly skies of Fort Lauderdale and I congratulate JetBlue on this exciting new route.”
“JetBlue is the first and only airline to offer nonstop service between San Francisco/Oakland and Fort Lauderdale,” said Tim Claydon, JetBlue’s Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing. “Customers can now take full advantage of our low fares, and with our signature in-flight amenities such as DIRECTV® programming, an in-flight snack bar service, fine wines selected by JetBlue’s ‘Low Fare Sommelier,’ and even pillows and blankets, they will enjoy the trip as much as the destination.”
Oakland (OAK) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL)
Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Oakland (OAK)
11:45 p.m. –
7:25 p.m. –
info from jetblue.com