JetBlue to Give Alaska Customers a New Option With Debut of Anchorage -
- Daily nonstop service planned for summer -
- JetBlue also flies between Anchorage and L.A./Long Beach -
ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Nov. 16, 2012
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.
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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 p.m. 1:00 a.m. – 5:25 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.comsometime next month.
About JetBlue Airways
JetBlue is New York's Hometown Airline™ 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
(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.
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