FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) today announced new daily nonstop service between Fort
Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and Jorge Chavez International
Airport (LIM) in Lima, subject to receipt of government operating authority.
Lima will be JetBlue's 81st BlueCity and its fourth destination in
South America. Sale fares for U.S.-originating flights to Lima are available
today and until May 3, 2013, at http://www.jetblue.com/new for as low as $139 one-way from Fort Lauderdale and $199 one-way from the New York Metros and Boston, for travel
between November 21 and December 19, 2013 (b).
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"JetBlue's low fares and award-winning service have worked very well between Florida and Latin America," said Scott Laurence, vice president of network planning for JetBlue Airways. "With Lima, our first destination in Peru and the southernmost destination in the network, we are confident in our penetration of South America. When you look at Lima's wonderful offerings, including its rich culture, cuisine and great people, we believe both Florida and Lima residents will benefit greatly from the flight, whether visiting friends and relatives, vacationing or on business."
JetBlue's schedule between Fort Lauderdale and Lima:
Lauderdale (FLL) to Lima (LIM):
to Fort Lauderdale (FLL):
5:40 p.m. –
12:30 a.m. –
operate daily effective November 21, 2013 (southbound) and November 22,
2013 (northbound) (a) -
times local –
In addition to JetBlue's nonstop service to South Florida, Lima customers will be able to conveniently connect onwards from Fort Lauderdale to other destinations in the United States and the Caribbean including: Boston, MA; New York (JFK, LaGuardia and White Plains); Newark, NJ; San Juan, Puerto Rico; and Washington, DC (Reagan National).
Destinations in Latin America and the Caribbean now make up almost one-third of JetBlue's route network. In South America, JetBlue also offers nonstop service between Bogota and both Fort Lauderdale and Orlando, Florida, as well as nonstop service between Cartagena, Colombia and New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). The airline also announced nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale and Medellin, Colombia, set to begin in June 2013.
JetBlue's flights to Lima will be operated with its comfortable Airbus A320 fleet and award-winning service featuring convenient, assigned seating; a first-checked bag free (c); complimentary and unlimited name brand snacks and drinks; comfy leather seats; and more legroom than any other carrier in coach (d).
About JetBlue Airways
JetBlue is New York's Hometown Airline™ with other focus cities in Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Los Angeles (Long Beach), San Juan and Orlando. Known for its award-winning service and free inflight entertainment as much as its low fares JetBlue offers the most legroom in coach of any U.S. airline (based on average fleet-wide seat pitch) as well as super-spacious Even More Space seats. 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 http://www.jetblue.com/promise for details. JetBlue serves 77 cities with 800 daily flights and plans to launch service to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Worcester, Massachusetts and Medellin, Colombia in 2013. With JetBlue, all seats are assigned, all fares are one-way, and an overnight stay is never required. For information call 1-800-538-2583 (TTY/TDD 1-800-336-5530), or visit http://www.jetblue.com.
(a) Subject to receipt of government operating authority.
(b) Fare includes government taxes/fees and must be purchased by May 3, 2013 (the earlier of 11:59 PM ET or local) for flights from New York Metros (JFK, LGA, EWR), Boston, MA (BOS) and Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) to Lima, Peru (LIM) November 21, 2013 through December 19, 2013. 14-day advance purchase required. Purchase is available only for travel originating in the U.S.; flight operation subject to receipt of government operating authority; fare will be higher for round-trip return segments from Lima, Peru (LIM) due to higher government taxes/fees. Fare is subject to availability; may not be available on all flights; may change without notice; must be purchased at time of reservation; and is one-way, nonstop, nonrefundable and nontransferable. Reservations made one week or more prior to a flight's scheduled departure may be canceled without penalty up to 24 hours after the reservation is made. First checked bag is free (weight and size limits and exceptions for itineraries including flights marketed or operated by other airlines apply). Fare does not include fees for oversized/overweight/extra baggage or other fees for products/services sold separately. To view baggage fees and other optional services and fees, click here. $20 fee per person applies to fares (not Award flights) purchased by phone or at an airport or ticket office. Cancellations/changes must be made prior to scheduled departure (otherwise all money for fare is forfeited); $100 change/cancel fee per person will apply, and for changes, there may be a fare adjustment. Cancellations receive JetBlue travel credit, valid for one year. Proper documentation required for boarding. Other restrictions apply.
(c) Free first bag subject to weight and size limits and exceptions for itineraries including flights marketed or operated by other airlines.
(d) JetBlue offers the most legroom in coach, based on average fleet-wide seat pitch for U.S. airlines.
SOURCE JetBlue Airways