JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU), the Los Angeles Dodgers' official domestic airline partner, today congratulates the team and welcomes back Number 99 -- Manny Ramirez -- with a special $99* Manny Fan Fare offer each way for loyal Southern Californians. For travel through May 21, 2009, L.A. Basin residents can make a home run from Long Beach airport to either New York (JFK) or Boston or from Burbank to JFK for a steal by booking online at www.jetblue.com by Sunday, March 8, 2009.
"JetBlue is proud to be the official airline of the Dodgers. We want to thank the millions of loyal and diverse fans in support of the team and Mr. Ramirez by pitching some of the lowest fares in the industry to the L.A. community," said Marty St. George, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Commercial Strategy for JetBlue Airways. "Customers can choose to jet to Manny's hometown and our home base, New York, or the home of his former team in Boston. This June, JetBlue will offer flights from three L.A. Basin airports to New York - more than any other airline in Southern California - when we launch service from LAX. Think Blue, Los Angeles!"
"I'm happy to be back in Southern California and hope Dodgers fans will take advantage of the generous $99 Manny Fares from my friends at JetBlue. Happy Jetting!" stated Manny Ramirez.
"We're excited to see our partners like JetBlue create a promotion that captures the Manny Ramirez excitement by providing a benefit to our fans and the community with these great Manny fares," said Steve Spartin, Dodgers Vice President.
Manny Fan Fares must be booked by March 8, 2009, 11:59 PM MT. Travel must be completed by May 21, 2009. Travel must take place on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and/or Saturday. Blackout dates and other restrictions apply.*
JetBlue will continue expansion in Dodgers territory when it launches twice daily service from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to both JFK and Boston on June 17, 2009. JetBlue's new LAX service will be operated with the airline's spacious Airbus A320, which offers roomy, all-leather seating for 150 including the most legroom in coach of any U.S. airline**. Customers looking to pamper themselves even further can upgrade to a super-spacious Even More Legroom seat. For just $30 extra each way on nonstop flights to Boston or New York, customers can stretch out and enjoy 38" of seat pitch.
Source: JetBlue Airways
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