Jet Blue Doles Out Special $10 Fare

March 9th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by GD  

By Ranjan Bhaduri
Jet BlueManhattan, Mar 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) JetBlue airline, which is based in New York, has resorted to a unique scheme to woo back customers. It is offering an exclusive $10 flight ticket deal to its customers. To mark the 10th anniversary of the airlines, the company is offering the special fare on routes between JFK and 10 destinations. However, to avail this limited period offer, the interested fliers would require buying the tickets on the website of the airline for Tuesday and Wednesday. The destinations of the airline, those that will be covered by the offer include Salt Lake City, Utah, Oakland, Burlington and California etc.

The chief commercial officer of the airline, Robin Hayes said in a statement that on the 10th birthday of the airline, the management thought this would be the best idea to celebrate and give the customers a lucrative deal simultaneously. While this is a limited period offer, the airline has a plan to offer a range of monthly deals to start its second decade of operations. The customers from New York will be offered special deals on Wednesday, via Twitter.

While this offer may seem lucrative to some customers, the step may be initiated to counter a steep drop in demand that has been plaguing several US airlines for some time. The data retrieved from the U.S. Department of Transportation reveals that JetBlue is among the few airlines that have got poor score for punctuality. As the federal regulations that will be implemented shortly, the airlines will need to pull up their performance for operating flights within deadlines, failing which they will be liable to fines.

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