JetBlue and Aer Lingus Announce Codeshare Agreement

             JetBlue and Aer Lingus Announce Codeshare Agreement

- Agreement includes connecting flights to/from New York's JFK and Boston's
Logan International Airport -

- Aer Lingus to move into JetBlue's JFK Terminal 5 in April -

PR Newswire

NEW YORK and DUBLIN, Feb. 21, 2013

NEW YORK and DUBLIN, Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq:
JBLU), New York's Hometown Airline™, and Aer Lingus, Ireland's flag carrier,
today announced a codeshare agreement that expands upon the partnership that
has linked the two carriers' networks at New York's John F. Kennedy
International Airport and Boston's Logan International Airport since 2008.

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Flights operated by JetBlue and featuringthe Aer Lingus "EI" flight number
will soon be available for sale on the Aer Lingus website, travel agents and
online travel agencies, connecting the Irish carrier's transatlantic flights
with 29 JetBlue destinations in North America including Baltimore, Buffalo,
Dallas-Fort Worth, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Philadelphia, Rochester,
Syracuse, Tampa, and West Palm Beach, subject to receipt of government

Through the JetBlue-Aer Lingus partnership, customers can enjoy the
convenience of booking a single ticket that includes flights operated by both
carriers, with benefits including one-stop check-in and baggage transfer to
dozens of destinations throughout the United States.

"We are pleased to expand our successful relationship with Aer Lingus with
this new codeshare agreement, providing customers more access to both
networks," said Robin Hayes, JetBlue's Chief Commercial Officer. "Aer Lingus
was our first international airline partner; we're thrilled with the strength
of and growth in our partnership and happy to welcome them in our home at
Terminal 5."

Stephen Kavanagh, Chief Commercial Officer at Aer Lingus added, "We are
delighted to expand our relationship with JetBlue, as we enter into our fifth
year of partnership. Aer Lingus and JetBlue share the same customer focused
ethos and passion for innovation and best-in-class service. We've had
fantastic feedback from customers to the high level of convenience and choice
of destinations. With the new codeshare agreement coupled with increased
frequencies on our US routes, we look forward to providing customers with more
choice and a seamless travel experience."

The start of the new codeshare arrangement coincides with the move of Aer
Lingus' New York flight operations from Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy
International Airport into JetBlue's acclaimed Terminal 5. Aer Lingus
customers connecting to one of JetBlue's many destinations across the U.S.
will benefit from same terminal connections, one-stop ticketing and baggage
check-in for travel on both airlines, from the U.S. to Europe.

With the move to Terminal 5, scheduled for April 3, 2013, the minimum
connection time from European arrivals to US departures will be reduced to
just about 60 minutes. Customers travelling to Ireland will enjoy connections
as fast as 40 minutes.

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 for details. JetBlue serves 75 cities with 750 daily
flights and plans to launch service to Charleston, S.C., Albuquerque, New
Mexico, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 2013, as well as Medellin, Colombia,
subject to receipt of government operating authority. 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

About Aer Lingus
Aer Lingus is the national airline of Ireland, founded in 1936.The airline
provides award winning customer service at great value prices living up to its
customer promise of Great Care, Great Fare. Aer Lingus carries ca. 11 million
passengers per annum to destinations in the UK, Europe and North America. It
has four U.S. Gateways at New York, Boston, Chicago and Orlando and offers
connections to another 50 U.S. destinations through its partnership with
JetBlue. Aer Lingus serves central airport locations, throughout its network,
enhancing connectivity options for our passengers. Aer Lingus' primary mission
is to connect Ireland with the world, by offering the best product in the
Irish airline market, at a competitive price to passengers. The airline
celebrated its 75^th anniversary in May 2011, making it one of the longest
standing airlines in the world and has been serving the U.S. market for 54

SOURCE JetBlue Airways

Contact: JetBlue - New York, +1-718-709-3089,; Aer Lingus
- Dublin, Gillian Culhane, Aer Lingus Head of Press and Media Relations,
+353-1-886-2350, or +353-86-172-6647
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