ORLANDO, Fla. – Jan. 13, 2016 –JetBlue Airways, an award-winning airline known for its customer experience, joins Orlando City SC’s family of partners as the Official Domestic Airline for the Club.
Fun is one of JetBlue's core corporate values. This partnership includes close collaboration on community projects as well as a fan activation. Throughout all 17 regularly-scheduled MLS matches at the Orlando Citrus Bowl, JetBlue will execute the Upgrade of the Game—a promotion awarding two lucky fans with roundtrip travel certificates to and from to any JetBlue destination.
“As many of our customers travel to Orlando for leisure, we are excited to partner with Orlando City to offer additional entertainment options,” said Nicole Tesser, regional marketing manager, JetBlue. “JetBlue is committed to Orlando and its growth. This partnership will help us reach a more diverse audience. We look forward to working with Orlando City on the field and in the community.”
“This is an important partnership we are proud of because it improves the overall operations and travel experience for our team,” said Vice President of Corporate Partnerships Rob Parker “Aside from the internal gains, JetBlue’s promotion will reward select fans with the same great travel experience as a thank you for their loyalty and commitment to our team at the Citrus Bowl.”
The Upgrade of the Game promotion will launch on Sunday, March 6, during the Lions season opener against Western Conference side Real Salt Lake—the only other MLS team partnership currently in place.
Additional partnership collaborations include in-game signage, as well as strong presence across radio and website promotions.
Orlando is one of JetBlue's six focus cities. JetBlue currently employs nearly 1,400 crewmembers in Central Florida at its Orlando Support Center, JetBlue University, Orlando International Airport and its Orlando maintenance hangar. More than 7,000 crewmembers visit the training facility each year for new-hire orientation and recurrent training. All crewmembers, including pilots and flight attendants, attend training at JetBlue University before they step into uniforms and out into the airport environment.
For more details on the four-game ticket package, Open Practice registration or the 2017 season ticket waitlist visit www.OrlandoCitySC.com or call 855-ORL-CITY.
JetBlue is New York's Hometown Airline™, and a leading carrier in Boston, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, Los Angeles (Long Beach), Orlando, and San Juan. JetBlue carries more than 32 million customers a year to 95 cities in the U.S., Caribbean, and Latin America with an average of 900 daily flights. For more information, please visit jetblue.com.