Fla., Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq:
JBLU) today announced its new daily nonstop service between Fort
Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and Jose Maria Cordova
International Airport (MDE) in Medellin is out for sale today in the United
States. Medellin will be JetBlue’s 79th BlueCity and third Colombian
destination (a). Sale fares for U.S.-originating flights are available today at
for as low as $79 one way from Fort Lauderdale to Medellin for travel between
June 13 and July 31, 2013 (b).
fares and award-winning service have worked very well between Florida and
Colombia,” said John Checketts, director of route planning for JetBlue Airways.
“With Medellin, our third Colombian city, we are certain we’ll continue this
trend and increase travel between both destinations, whether visiting friends
and relatives or visiting the beautiful city of Medellin. Medellin has long been
a highly developed city, hosting some of the most important businesses and
events in the region. This flight will contribute to the constant business
growth between the city and South Florida.”
between Fort Lauderdale and Medellin:
In addition to
JetBlue’s nonstop service to South Florida, Medellin customers will be able to
conveniently connect onwards from Fort Lauderdale to other destinations in the
United States and the Caribbean including: Austin, Texas; Boston, MA; Hartford,
CT; New York (JFK and LaGuardia); Newark, NJ; San Juan, Puerto Rico; and
Latin America and the Caribbean now make up almost one-third of JetBlue’s route
network. Medellin, Colombia’s second largest city, will be JetBlue’s 79th
destination and its third destination in the South American country. JetBlue
also offers nonstop service between Bogota and both Fort Lauderdale and Orlando,
Florida as well as nonstop service between Cartagena and New York’s John F.
Kennedy International Airport (JFK).
to Medellin will be operated with its comfortable Airbus A320 fleet and
award-winning service featuring convenient, assigned seating; a first-checked
bag free (c); complimentary and unlimited name brand snacks and drinks; comfy
leather seats; and more legroom than any other carrier in coach (d).
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, PA 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
(a) Subject to
receipt of government operating authority.
(b) Fare includes
government taxes/fees and must be purchased by January 10, 2013 (the earlier of
11:59 PM ET or local) for flights from Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) to Medellin,
Colombia (MDE) June 13, 2013 through July 31, 2013. 14-day advance purchase
required. Purchase is available only for travel originating in Fort Lauderdale,
FL (FLL); flight operation subject to receipt of government operating authority;
fare will be higher for round-trip return segments from Medellin, Colombia (MDE)
due to higher government taxes/fees. Fare is subject to availability; may not
be available on all flights; may change without notice; must be purchased at
time of reservation; and is one-way, nonstop, nonrefundable and nontransferable.
Reservations made one week or more prior to a flight’s scheduled departure may
be canceled without penalty up to 24 hours after the reservation is made. First
checked bag is free (weight and size limits and exceptions for itineraries
including flights marketed or operated by other airlines apply). Fare does not
include fees for oversized/overweight/extra baggage or other fees for
products/services sold separately. To view baggage fees and other optional
services and fees,
fee per person applies to fares (not Award flights) purchased by phone or at an
airport or ticket office. Cancellations/changes must be made prior to scheduled
departure (otherwise all money for fare is forfeited); $100
change/cancel fee per person will apply, and for changes, there may be a fare
adjustment. Cancellations receive JetBlue travel credit, valid for one year.
Proper documentation required for boarding.
Other restrictions apply
(c) Free first bag
subject to weight and size limits and exceptions for itineraries including
flights marketed or operated by other airlines
(d) JetBlue offers
the most legroom in coach, based on average fleet-wide seat pitch for U.S.
SOURCE JetBlue Airways