JetBlue Airways Scores Big with New York's Newest Venue: Signs on as the Official Domestic Airline of Barclays Center

   JetBlue Airways Scores Big with New York's Newest Venue: Signs on as the
                 Official Domestic Airline of Barclays Center

Brooklyn Nets dancers, Brooklynettes, will be at JetBlue's Terminal 5 at JFK
for Barclays Center Day on Thurs. Dec. 20, where travelers will have the
opportunity to shoot hoops for great prizes

-- Starting in January 2013, visit facebook.com/BarclaysCenter for the "Bound
for Brooklyn" sweepstakes and the chance to win one of 25 pairs of roundtrip
JetBlue flights to or from New York plus a pair of tickets to a select
Barclays Center event (a) --

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2012

NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU), New
York's Hometown Airline™, today proudly announces its status as the Official
Domestic Airline of the brand new Barclays Center in Brooklyn, a major sports
and entertainment venue showcasing an extensive variety of events, including
premier concerts, major professional boxing cards, top college basketball,
family shows, and the Brooklyn Nets.

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110404/NY76997LOGO)

On Thursday, Dec. 20 the airline will launch the partnership with Barclays
Center Day from 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., post-security at its world-class home at
John F. Kennedy International Airport's (JFK) Terminal 5, complete with a
branded SportPros court where ticketed customers will have the opportunity to
shoot hoops for great prizes including flight giveaways and Nets game
tickets. The Brooklyn Nets dance team, Brooklynettes, will be onsite to
entertain.

"Barclays Center represents renewal and innovation in New York, much like
JetBlue was introduced over a decade ago," said Marty St. George, senior vice
president of marketing and commercial strategy. "We're very happy to be part
of this new endeavor, which promises to delight and entertain fans for many
years to come. As the largest domestic carrier at JFK, with our new support
center here in Long Island City, we're New York's Hometown Airline and, like
the Barclays Center, will maintain our focus on top notch customer service,
value and entertainment. The partnership is a perfect fit!"

"JetBlue is a great New York City-based airline, which offers the same
commitment to top customer service and innovation as Barclays Center,"
Barclays Center CEO Brett Yormark said. "We are looking forward to welcoming
JetBlue passengers to Barclays Center for world-class sports and
entertainment."

Each Thursday during the month of January, 2013, Barclays Center will host a
"Bound for Brooklyn" sweepstakes, presented by JetBlue. Customers can visit
Barclays Center's Facebook page at facebook.com/barclayscenter and enter for
the chance to win a pair of round trip JetBlue tickets to or from New York,
plus a pair of tickets to an event at Barclays Center. Five winners will be
selected every Thursday for a total of 25 winners.

JetBlue's partnership with Barclays Center, located in the heart of Brooklyn
and designed by the award-winning architectural firms Ellerbe Becket and SHoP
Architects, includes exclusive digital street-to-seat signage for all events,
courtside television-visible signage and baseline signage during Brooklyn Nets
home games, and arena activation rights. Brooklyn's own JAY Z launched
Barclays Center's inaugural season with eight sold out shows. The arena's
BrooklynTaste™ culinary program, customer service, outstanding sightlines,
easy accessibility, 101 luxury suites, four bars/lounges, three clubs and the
newest location of the 40/40 CLUB & Restaurant by American Express, all
guarantee that an event at Barclays Center is destined to be a memorable one.

JetBlue is the largest domestic airline at JFK, operating more than 150
nonstop flights daily to 56 destinations throughout the United States, the
Caribbean and Latin America. The customer service friendly airline carried
more than two million travelers from the airport last year to its many
international destinations including: Barbados; Colombia; Costa Rica;
Dominican Republic; Jamaica; Mexico; Saint Lucia; St. Maarten; and Turks and
Caicos - all of which will soon enjoy the seamless experience of arriving into
the new international arrivals terminal extension.

About Barclays Center
Barclays Center opened on September 28, 2012, and is a major sports and
entertainment venue in the heart of Brooklyn, New York. Developed by
Brooklyn-based real estate developer Forest City Ratner Companies, and
designed by the award-winning architectural firms AECOM
(www.aecom.com/architecture) and SHoP Architects (www.shoparc.com), Barclays
Center has one of the most intimate seating configurations ever designed into
a modern multi-purpose arena, with unparalleled sightlines and first-class
amenities. Barclays Center offers approximately 17,732 seats for basketball,
14,500 seats for hockey and up to 19,000 seats for concerts, and has 101
luxury suites, four bars/lounges, four clubs, and 40/40 CLUB & Restaurant by
American Express.

Barclays Center is hosting an extensive variety of events, including premier
concerts, monthly major professional boxing cards, top college basketball,
family shows, the Brooklyn Nets and soon the New York Islanders.

In addition to Barclays, the naming rights partner, Founding Partners for
Barclays Center include American Honda Motor Co., Inc., American Express,
Calvin Klein, Cushman & Wakefield, EmblemHealth, Foxwoods Resort Casino,
GEICO, MetroPCS, Stolichnaya, and Ticketmaster. Other sponsors include:
adidas, Anheuser-Busch, The Coca-Cola Company, Haier America, High Point
Solutions, JetBlue, LIU Brooklyn, New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge,
SONY, and Willis.

Located atop one of the largest transportation hubs in New York City, Barclays
Center is accessible by 11 subway lines, the Long Island Rail Road, and 11 bus
lines.

For more information on Barclays Center, please visit www.barclayscenter.com.

About JetBlue Airways
JetBlue is New York's Hometown Airline™ with focus cities in Boston, Fort
Lauderdale, Los Angeles, New York City, San Juan, and Orlando. Known for its
award-winning service and free in-flight 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 www.jetblue.com/promise for details. JetBlue serves 75 cities with 750
daily flights and plans to launch service to Charleston, S.C., Albuquerque,
New Mexico, and Philadelphia 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
www.jetblue.com.

(a) No purchase necessary to enter or win the Sweepstakes. The Barclays
Center-JetBlue "Bound for Brooklyn" Sweepstakes is only open to legal
residents of the 50 United States, at least 21 years of age or older at time
of entry. Void where prohibited. Sweepstakes ends on 01/31/13. Five winners
will be selected at random each week during the month of January 2013. There
will be twenty-five winners total. Each winner will receive (i) a pair of
round-trip flight tickets courtesy of JetBlue (either destination or origin
must be New York), and (ii) a pair of tickets to an event at Barclays Center.
The Sweepstakes are subject to the Official Rules to be made available at
www.facebook.com/barclayscenter and all federal, state, and local laws and
regulations. Sponsor: JetBlue Airways.

Reservations
+1 800 JETBLUE (538 2583)
TTY/TDD: +1 800 336-5530
www.jetblue.com

SOURCE JetBlue Airways

Website: http://www.jetblue.com
Contact: JetBlue Corporate Communications, +1-718-709-3089,
corpcomm@jetblue.com; Barclays Center Communications, Barry Baum, Chief
Communications Officer, +1-718-942-9533, bbaum@brooklynnets.com, or Mandy
Gutmann, Manager, Communications, +1-718-942-9587, mgutmann@brooklynnets.com
 
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