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Update on JetBlue Operations, Community Support and Financial Impact due to Hurricane Sandy



 Update on JetBlue Operations, Community Support and Financial Impact due to
                               Hurricane Sandy

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Nov. 2, 2012

NEW YORK, Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- JetBlue Airways Corp. (NASDAQ: JBLU)
reports the following impact of Hurricane Sandy, and its plans to help the
community recover. 

Operations are fully restored to the JetBlue airports impacted by Hurricane
Sandy, including all New York metropolitan airports, and the airline expects
to resume its full schedule tomorrow, November 3, 2012. 

JetBlue customers booked for travel through Sunday, November 4, 2012 may
rebook without fee through November 14. Customers who purchased tickets on or
before October 28, 2012 and booked for travel through the end of the year who
find themselves unable to travel may convert the full value of their ticket
into a credit valid for one year.  Full details are available here:
http://bit.ly/ME6Gx4

JetBlue is matching the first $100,000 in donations made to the American Red
Cross via its website (http://jetbluegives.org/).  In addition, the company is
donating $250,000 to the JetBlue Crewmember Crisis Fund, a 503(c) independent
non-profit designed to support JetBlue crewmembers, and will match, dollar for
dollar, all crewmember donations to the fund through November 30, 2012. 

"New York is our hometown, and accordingly, we had a large number of
crewmembers, customers and neighbors in harm's way this week. Our thoughts are
with those who lost loved ones and suffered catastrophic property loss
throughout the Northeast," said JetBlue President and CEO Dave Barger.

Although JetBlue cancelled 1,484 flights in October due to Hurricane Sandy,
the overall financial impact to JetBlue's October profitability is not
expected to be material. JetBlue cancelled 230 additional flights in November
due to Hurricane Sandy, and the company expects short term demand to soften as
customers focus their attention to recovering from the storm. As a result,
fourth quarter impact is expected to be material.

"The storm is not yet behind us," Mr. Barger said. "Our families and
communities are focused on rebuilding.  The JetBlue family is here to help. I
would like to thank JetBlue's 14,500 crewmembers for their commitment to
running a reliable operation for our customers at this difficult time, as well
the City and State of New York, the City of Newark, the State of New Jersey,
all of the first responders including police, fire and emergency medical
technicians, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Port Authority
of New York and New Jersey for their leadership and partnership. We are ready,
willing and able to do our part and more to get our hometown back to business
as usual."

Please continue to check www.jetblue.com, blog.jetblue.com and @JetBlue on
Twitter for continued operational updates.

About JetBlue
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 72 cities with 750 daily flights and plans to
launch service to Providence, Rhode Island, as well as Grand Cayman, Cayman
Islands; and Samana, Dominican Republic this November, subject to receipt of
government approval.  JetBlue also plans to launch service to Charleston,
South Carolina 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.

This update contains statements of a forward-looking nature which represent
our management's beliefs and assumptions concerning future events. When used
in this document and in documents incorporated herein by reference, the words
"expects," "plans," "anticipates," "indicates," "believes," "forecast,"
"guidance," "outlook," "may," "will," "should," "seeks," "targets" and similar
expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements.
Forward-looking statements involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions, and
are based on information currently available to us. Actual results may differ
materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements due to many
factors, including, without limitation, our extremely competitive industry;
increases and volatility in fuel prices, increases in maintenance costs and
interest rates; our ability to implement our growth strategy; our significant
fixed obligations and substantial indebtedness; our ability to attract and
retain qualified personnel and maintain our culture as we grow; our reliance
on high daily aircraft utilization; our dependence on the New York
metropolitan market and the effect of increased congestion in this market; our
reliance on automated systems and technology; our being subject to potential
unionization, work stoppages, slowdowns or increased labor costs; our reliance
on a limited number of suppliers; our presence in some international emerging
markets that may experience political or economic instability or may subject
us to legal risk; reputational and business risk from information security
breaches; a negative impact on the JetBlue brand; the long term nature of our
fleet order book; changes in or additional government rules, regulations or
laws; changes in our industry due to other airlines' financial condition; the
impact on our growth because of economic difficulties in Europe through a
continuance of the economic recessionary conditions in the U.S. or a further
economic downturn leading to a continuing or accelerated decrease in demand
for domestic and business air travel; and external geopolitical events and
conditions. Further information concerning these and other factors is
contained in the Company's Securities and Exchange Commission filings,
including but not limited to, the Company's 2011 Annual Report on Form 10-K
and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q. We undertake no obligation to update any
forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances that may arise
after the date of this update.

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SOURCE JetBlue Airways

Website: http://www.jetblue.com
Contact: Media - JetBlue Corporate Communications, +1-718-709-3089,
corpcomm@jetblue.com, or Reservations - +1 800 JETBLUE (538 2583), TTY/TDD: +1
800 336-5530
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