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JetBlue offering free flights to families of Orlando shooting victims

7 years 11 months 2 weeks ago Monday, June 13 2016 Jun 13, 2016 June 13, 2016 4:24 PM June 13, 2016 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Alicia Serrano

ORLANDO - JetBlue airline company is providing free seats on flights to and from Orlando for those impacted by a mass shooting that took place on Sunday at a Florida nightclub that left at least 49 dead and another 53 injured.

The free flights are available for immediate family and domestic partners of the victims. JetBlue crew members also impacted by the shooting are eligible for a donation program aimed at providing support and resources.

"This weekend's events are felt by all of our 19,000 crew members, 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," the airline issued in a statement on their website.

JetBlue also announced that it is making a charitable donation in show of support for the victims and their families.

"We want to do our part to help the victims of this tragedy, as well as support the Orlando community through this difficult time," the airline's statement said.

Those family members and domestic partners requiring travel assistance can contact 1-800-JETBLUE for details.

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