(WFLA) — JetBlue is offering free flights to and from Orlando for family members and domestic partners of the victims in the Orlando nightclub shooting.
The airline made the following announcement on its website:
Like many of you, we continue to watch reports of the Orlando nightclub shooting with great sadness. Our thoughts are with the victims and their loved ones.
This weekend’s events are felt by all of our 19,000 crewmembers, many of whom live in, work from and travel through Orlando – one of our focus cities – at Orlando
International Airport, our Orlando Support Center and JetBlue University.
We want to do our part to help the victims of this tragedy as well support the Orlando community through this difficult time.
- JetBlue is providing free seats on its available flights to/from Orlando for immediate family and domestic partners of victims who were killed or injured. Those family members and domestic partners requiring travel assistance can contact 1-800-JETBLUE for details.
- A fee waiver is in place for customers traveling to/from Orlando who need to make last-minute changes to their travel plans.
- For JetBlue crewmembers impacted by this event, we have activated resources to assist and are offering a donation program. Crewmembers can visit our internal website, hellojetblue, or talk to their crewleader for more details.
- JetBlue will make a charitable contribution to support the victims and their families.
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