JetBlue Adds Silver Airways as TrueBlue Frequent Flyer Partner
Travelers Can Now Earn JetBlue TrueBlue Points on Silver Airways Flights
Throughout Florida and the Bahamas Which Are Now Available at jetblue.com
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 6, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Silver Airways, which
offers flights between more Florida cities than any other airline and more
flights between Florida and the Bahamas than any other U.S. airline, and
JetBlue, New York's Hometown Airline™, have expanded their partnership.
Effective immediately, JetBlue has added Silver Airways as a TrueBlue frequent
flyer partner, allowing travelers the opportunity to earn TrueBlue points on
Silver's extensive network of flights throughout Florida and the Bahamas.
In addition, travelers can now also book connecting flights between Silver
Airways and JetBlue via jetblue.com.
"Expanding the partnership between our two award-winning airlines is great
news for travelers," said Silver Airways President and CEO Davie Pflieger. "In
addition to continuing to take advantage of Silver's extensive offering of
popular flights throughout Florida and the Bahamas, and convenient connecting
flights with JetBlue, now you also have the added benefit of earning TrueBlue
points as well."
"We continuously work to improve our TrueBlue offering and introduce more
opportunities for our members. We are therefore pleased to welcome Silver
Airways to our TrueBlue family," said JetBlue's President Robin Hayes. "Silver
Airways' route network complements JetBlue's network, providing our customers
with greater access to destinations in Florida and the Bahamas, all while
earning TrueBlue points."
Silver Airways and JetBlue launched their interline partnership in December
2013, allowing travelers to easily connect between the carriers' networks via
Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Tampa and Fort Myers.The interline agreement is
bringing many new Florida and Bahamas destinations within reach for JetBlue's
customers, including Key West, Pensacola, Tallahassee, Gainesville, Bimini,
Grand Bahama (Freeport), the Eleutheras (Governor's Harbour and North
Eleuthera), the Abacos (Marsh Harbour and Treasure Cay), and Great Exuma
(George Town).Meanwhile, travelers from Silver's destinations in Florida are
also benefiting from easy interline access to JetBlue destinations across the
U.S., including Austin, Texas; Boston; Los Angeles; New York; San Francisco;
and Washington, DC; as well as cities across Latin America and the Caribbean.
Since launching its own silverairways.com website and stand-alone Sabre
reservation system less than a year ago, Silver has continued to develop its
diverse portfolio of airline interline agreement partnerships which has grown
to seven carriers, providing customers convenient connections to destinations
throughout the U.S., Bahamas and other international destinations.Silver now
has interline agreements with JetBlue, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, US
Airways, Bahamasair, Hahn Air, and All Nippon Airways.These partnerships are
in addition to Silver's longstanding codeshare and frequent flyer partnership
with United Airlines.
About Silver Airways
Silver Airways Corp. (IATA: 3M) is a U.S. owned and operated airline operating
approximately 170 daily scheduled flights to/from 38 destinations in Florida,
the Bahamas, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Virginia, West Virginia,
Pennsylvania, New York and Ohio.Silver offers flights between more Florida
cities than any other airline and more flights between Florida and the Bahamas
than any other U.S. airline, and has valued partnership and codeshare
agreements with United Airlines and interline agreements with American
Airlines, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue, US Airways, Bahamasair, Hahn Air, and All
Silver is a 2013 two-time award winner, having been recognized by its industry
and the traveling public.In February 2013, it was named the recipient of Air
Transport World's (ATW) 2013 Regional Airline of the Year Award, the first
U.S. airline to win regional aviation's top honor since 2008. This award
recognized Silver's outstanding achievements, as well as the company's
contributions toward elevating the entire regional aviation industry
overall.In October 2013, Silver was named one of the Top 10 "Best U.S.
Airlines" in the prestigious Condé Nast Traveler's 26th annual 2013 Readers'
The Silver fleet is comprised of 28 Saab 340B Plus aircraft (with a capacity
of 34 passengers), each powered by highly reliable, fuel-efficient GE
jet-turbine propeller engines. The airline also operates a small number of
Beechcraft 1900D aircraft (maximum seating capacity of 19 passengers) in the
airline's Cleveland network.
Silver Airways is privately owned by Victory Park Capital, a Chicago-based
investment firm that launched the airline in May 2011.
Visit Silver Airways at www.silverairways.com.
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