Breeze Airways, JetBlue's new airline, is offering Louisiana residents and first responders free flights into New Orleans. Breeze Airways is committed to donating $1 million in free airline tickets to businesses and citizens of Louisiana. That's over 10,000 roundtrip tickets.

Breeze is committed to helping the businesses and citizens of New Orleans rebuild from the devastation caused by Hurricane Ida. -Breeze Airways

Breeze Airways, now calls Louis Armstong New Orleans International Airport home and is offering free flights into New Orleans from nine different cities: Akron/Canton, Ohio; Columbus, Ohio; Bentonville/Fayetteville, Arkansas; Charleston, S.C.; Louisville, Kentucky; Norfolk, Virginia; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Richmond, Virginia.

According to Breeze Airways, those eligible for free tickets include first responders, Louisiana residents, people who have helped post-Ida efforts and volunteers.

How to qualify for 10,000 BreezePoints (a value of $100 and the equivalent of one roundtrip):

  1. Create a Guest account at www.flybreeze.com
  2. Fill out this short application using the email address associated with the Guest account and provide detail for the reason for travel.

Successful applicants will be notified within two weeks of submission and receive a BreezePoints Certificate Code by email that can be redeemed in their Guest account profile.

Applications must be received by September 22, 2021 at 11:59 PM ET. BreezePoints must be used to book a qualified reservation by October 31, 2021 for travel through February 14, 2022. -Breeze Airways

All successful applicants, "will be sent a BreezePoints Certificate to redeem 10,000 BreezePoints ($100 value) with their Guest account at flybreeze.com."

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