JetBlue Names Terry Dinterman Vice President, Technology Services

Forest Hills, New York, UNITED STATES

NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq:JBLU) today announces the appointment of Terry Dinterman to the position of Vice President, Technology Services.

In this newly created role, Mr. Dinterman will be responsible for the New York-based value airline's IT security, compliance, and architecture, as well as all aspects of its IT application portfolio, from development to quality assurance to business partner management. Mr. Dinterman will report to Joe Eng, JetBlue's Executive Vice President, Systems and Technology.

Mr. Dinterman was previously Vice President of Solution Delivery at CNA Financial Corp., a national commercial insurance carrier based in Chicago, where he led financial systems, actuarial systems, enterprise-wide business intelligence, and large-scale project oversight. Prior to that, he held technology leadership positions at companies including Budget Rent A Car Corp. and SBC Communications, Inc.

"Today we're pleased to welcome a proven technology industry leader to JetBlue," said Mr. Eng. "Terry's depth of experience in driving for efficient technology solutions will be a great complement to JetBlue's culture of innovation and customer service."

"I'm honored to join the JetBlue team," Mr. Dinterman said. "I look forward to working with JetBlue's award-winning Crewmembers to help the airline maximize its investment and drive more scalability in its use of technology while continuing its leadership in innovation."

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