JetBlue's New York to Nantucket Flights Return With Fares as Low as $79 Each Way

- Year-round service to Nantucket and other New England getaways available through partner Cape Air -

NEW YORK , May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) today resumes its stylish summer service between Nantucket and New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport, offering travelers the convenience of daily nonstop flights to the island through September 8 , with additional flights on weekends throughout the season.

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To celebrate JetBlue's return to the island, the award-winning airline is offering a low fare of $79(a) each way for midweek travel on nonstop flights between New York and Nantucket . JetBlue also offers easy connections between Nantucket and dozens of other cities from coast to coast including Washington , Charlotte , Palm Beach , Chicago , Denver , Seattle , Los Angeles ( Burbank , LAX - starting June 17 - and Long Beach airports), and San Francisco ( Oakland , SFO, and San Jose airports).

JetBlue's schedule between New York and Nantucket :

JetBlue serves Nantucket Memorial Airport with its quiet and fuel-efficient 100-seat EMBRAER 190, the most spacious aircraft jetting to the island. The E190 offers roomy leather seats with industry-leading legroom, 36 channels of DIRECTV(R) programming, and more than 100 channels of XM Satellite Radio - the only in-flight entertainment to Nantucket . On the quick hop to Nantucket , customers are also treated to JetBlue's premium snack selection which features seven tasty options plus a whole host of complimentary beverages.

"JetBlue is proud to be returning to Nantucket for our third summer," said Scott Laurence , JetBlue's vice president of route planning. "Our easy nonstop flights prove that getting there doesn't have to be a 'Planes, Trains and Automobiles' - and ferries - adventure. With JetBlue, you can jet from New York and be in Nantucket in about an hour, making the journey as enjoyable and stress-free as the destination."

In addition to seasonal nonstop service from New York to Nantucket , JetBlue customers have year-round access to Nantucket and other popular destinations including Hyannis , Martha's Vineyard, and Provincetown, Mass. , plus Rutland, Vt ., through JetBlue's marketing partnership with Cape Air. The partnership offers customers low fares, one-stop reservations, simplified baggage check-in and transfer, and fast same-terminal connections for travelers making connections through JetBlue's Boston focus city onto Cape Air-operated flights. Book your JetBlue-Cape Air itinerary online at

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 for details. JetBlue serves 55 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), TTY/TDD 1-800-336-5530 or visit

Codeshare service between Boston and Hyannis , Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket , Provincetown and Rutland is operated by Cape Air.

(a) For travel between New York and Nantucket : travel must be booked by May 26, 2009 , 11:59 PM MT . 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 10-day advance purchase. Travel must take place between June 2, 2009 and September 9, 2009 . Travel must be completed by September 9, 2009 . Travel must take place on Tuesday and/or Wednesday. Fares may not be available on all days or on all flights. 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 $100 per person at 1-800-JETBLUE (1-800-538-2583), TTY/TDD 1-800-336-5530, or at, 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

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