From American Forces Press:
WASHINGTON, May 5, 2009 - In honor of National Military Appreciation Month,
JetBlue is offering active duty military personnel $1 fares for domestic,
nonstop flights, for a limited time, departing from the two JetBlue cities
nearest to the nation's capital: Washington Dulles International Airport in
Dulles, Va., and Richmond International Airport in Richmond, Va.
The airline also will donate $15,000 to the Wounded Warrior Project, a
nonprofit organization that honors and empowers wounded warriors.
To take advantage of the offer, servicemembers must book between today and
May 7, or while seats last, for travel between May 8 and May 31 from Dulles
or Richmond to any JetBlue destination in the continental United States
served nonstop from those airports. Proof of eligibility is required. The
fare is available to active-duty servicemembers only; retirees, reservists
and military families are not eligible for this offer.
Nonstop destinations served by JetBlue from Dulles include Boston; Los
Angeles/Long Beach and Oakland, Calif.; Fort Lauderdale and Orlando, Fla.;
and New York/JFK. Nonstop destinations from Richmond include: Boston, Fort
Lauderdale, Orlando and New York/JFK.
Upon check-in, military travelers must present a valid Department of Defense
common access card and official documentation at the JetBlue service counter
verifying authorized leave from duty to show proof of active status. Travel
booked with this offer is not eligible for online flight check-in or at an
airport kiosk. Failure to present these documents will void the reservation,
Officials emphasized that tickets for the special fare cannot be purchased
online or at the airport service counter. Servicemembers are responsible for
applicable taxes and fees.
To book the $1 fare, call 1-800-JETBLUE (538-2583) and select Option 4.
Wounded Warrior Project <http://www.