JetBlue to Fly Between Burbank and Long Beach on Sat., July 16
405 Freeway Closure? We’re So Over It! JetBlue to Fly Between Burbank and Long Beach on Sat., July 16
– Skip the traffic madness and fly #OverThe405 for $4 or $5 (a) each way; two roundtrip “planepools” available to book now at www.jetblue.com/overthe405 –
– Plus, dodge gridlock with 40.5% off airfare on a JetBlue Getaways vacation to Las Vegas from Burbank or Long Beach, in addition to $40.50 discount on the entire package when booking at www.jetblue.com/vacations (b) –
LOS ANGELES (July 13, 2011) – JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) today announces the introduction of two special nonstop flights #OverThe405, between Los Angeles’ Long Beach Airport and Bob Hope Airport in Burbank this Saturday, July 16, 2011 during ‘Carmageddon,’ a.k.a. the 405 Freeway closure. As an alternative to carpooling, book a ‘planepool’ between the Valley and the beach today at www.jetblue.com/overthe405 for $4 each way, including taxes and fees, or for $5 customers can also enjoy an Even More Space seat which includes early boarding and early access to overhead bin space as well as a spacious seat with extra legroom.
“We’re helping Angelenos get over the gridlock altogether and enjoy the Valley or the beach, their favorite soccer match or a food festival, without having to brave the traffic jams to get there,” said Mark Rogers, JetBlue’s L.A. marketing manager. “Plus, you’ll receive some of the best customer service in the industry, you can check a bag free, have the benefit of ample legroom while you tune to one of more than 100 live channels of free TV or radio stations, and snack freely, all while having a birds-eye view of the road congestion you’ve given up.”
“I congratulate JetBlue on taking their customer service to new heights by providing alternatives for travelers in the L.A. Basin during 'Carmageddon' weekend,” said Long Beach Mayor Bob Foster. “JetBlue’s solution to Carmageddon will allow everyone in the L.A. Basin to visit Long Beach this weekend and enjoy a weekend of fun on the beach just a quick flight from Burbank."
For locals seeking refuge farther from home, JetBlue is offering a 40.5 percent discount on the airfare portion of any JetBlue Getaways vacation package to Las Vegas from Burbank or Long Beach, as well as an additional $40.50 off their entire vacation, when using promo code CA405 at www.jetblue.com/vacations. Two-night packages to Las Vegas start as low as $205 for two people. Vacations must be booked by Friday, July 15 for travel taking place July 16 – July 19, 2011.
JetBlue’s #OverThe405 schedule on Sat., July 16 between Long Beach and Burbank:
Burbank (BUR) to Long Beach (LGB):
Long Beach (LGB) to Burbank (BUR):
Depart – Arrive
Depart – Arrive
Flight 405 12:20 p.m. – 1:05 p.m.
Flight 1405 6:35 p.m. – 7:10 p.m.
Flight 406 1:50 p.m. – 2:34 p.m.
Flight 1406 7:55 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.