Richmond Lands New Air Service! JetBlue Begins Nonstop Service to Orlando, Florida
Now offering four nonstop destinations from Richmond; Low fares start at just $69 each way.
October 30, 2008
RICHMOND (October 30, 2008) - Customer-friendly JetBlue Airways this weekend expands its popular service from Richmond International Airport with the launch of the daily nonstop service to Orlando, Florida. JetBlue's first arrival from the "Vacation Capital of the World" is scheduled to touch down at RIC at 11:15 a.m. on Sunday, while the first southbound flight takes off from RIC for Orlando at 11:50 a.m.
Fares between Richmond and Orlando start at just $69 each way for off-peak travel and always include unlimited free snacks and drinks plus JetBlue's award-winning inflight entertainment system, boasting 36 channels of free DIRECTV® programming and more than 100 channels of XM Satellite Radio® at every seat - the most free live entertainment options of any airline.
Orlando is JetBlue's fourth low-fare route from Richmond. The airline also jets daily to Boston, Fort Lauderdale, and New York (JFK). All service from Richmond is operated aboard JetBlue's new EMBRAER 190 aircraft, a quiet, fuel-efficient, and full-size 100-seat jet that offers travelers all of JetBlue's signature entertainments options plus comfy leather seats (either an aisle or window, with no middle seat!), lots of legroom, and JetBlue's acclaimed customer service.
JetBlue's new service between Richmond and Orlando:
Richmond (RIC) to
Orlando (MCO) Orlando (MCO) to
Depart - Arrive Depart - Arrive
11:50 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.
(eff. Nov. 2, 2008) 9:25 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
(eff. Nov 2, 2008)
"All of us at JetBlue are thrilled to be expanding at Richmond International Airport by adding nonstop service to our most-requested destination," said Jim Fuoco, JetBlue's Manager of Route Planning. "We look forward to welcoming you aboard the only airline that offers free seatback TVs, generous name-brand snacks, and award-winning customer service on all departures from Richmond. Whether you're headed to Boston, New York, Florida, or any of JetBlue's 50+ cities, we know you'll enjoy the experience as much as the destination."
About JetBlue Airways
New York-based JetBlue Airways has created a new airline category based on value, service and style. Known for its award-winning service and free TV as much as its low fares, JetBlue is now pleased to offer customers Lots of Legroom and super-spacious Even More Legroom seats. JetBlue introduced complimentary in-flight e-mail and instant messaging services on aircraft "BetaBlue," a first among U.S. domestic airlines. 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 51 cities with 500 daily flights. With JetBlue, all seats are assigned, all travel is ticketless, all fares are one-way, and an overnight stay is never required. For information or reservations call 1-800-JETBLUE (1-800-538-2583) or visit www.jetblue.com.
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Source: JetBlue Corporate Communications
(800) JET-BLUE (538-2583)