JetBlue to Give Alaska Customers a New Option With Debut of Anchorage – Seattle Route
ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) today announced plans to expand its schedule in Alaska with new nonstop service between Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The award-winning airline plans to launch daily service for the summer season beginning May 16, 2013.
JetBlue already offers Alaska travellers the only nonstop service between Anchorage and Los Angeles’s convenient Long Beach Airport with a daily summer service – and nationwide connections – that will resume May 16, 2013.
“Seattle is the top destination for Alaska customers and today we’re proud to announce a new option for getting there,” said Scott Laurence, JetBlue’s vice president of network planning. “Since we made our debut in Anchorage in 2010, locals have scooped up JetBlue’s low fares and asked for more flights to more cities. We’re very excited to build on the success of our L.A. route with this new Sea-Tac service.”
JetBlue’s schedule between ANC and SEA:
SEA to ANC: ANC to SEA: ----------- ----------- Depart - Arrive Depart - Arrive --------------- --------------- 8:00 p.m. - 10:40 1:00 a.m. - 5:25 p.m. a.m. ----------------- ---------------- -Flights operate daily effective May 16, 2013- - All times local - -------------------
JetBlue will offer travelers on its Anchorage flights a variety of uncommon perks including a first checked bag free (a), the most legroom in coach of any U.S. airline (based on average fleet-wide seat pitch), unlimited name brand snacks and drinks, as well as seatback entertainment including complimentary first-run movies from top Hollywood studios. All flights also include JetBlue’s acclaimed customer service – at no extra charge.
Tickets for JetBlue’s new Anchorage-Seattle service are expected to be available on www.jetblue.com sometime next month.
About JetBlue Airways
JetBlue is New York’s Hometown Airline(TM) with other focus cities in Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Los Angeles, Orlando and San Juan. Known for its award-winning service and free TV 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 www.jetblue.com/promise for details. JetBlue serves 74 cities with 750 daily flights and plans to launch service to Providence, Rhode Island on Nov. 29, 2012 and Charleston, South Carolina and Albuquerque, New Mexico in early 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 www.jetblue.com.
(a) Weight and size limits apply. Bag fee may apply to itineraries including flights operated or marketed by other airlines.
(b) Live satellite TV and radio programming is not available on flights outside the continental U.S.
SOURCE JetBlue Airways