JetBlue Offering Police Nationwide Free Flights to Attend Funerals for Slain NYPD Officers

JetBlue announced Wednesday that it will provide complimentary tickets to any police officer who wishes to attend the funerals for the slain NYPD officers.

According to the New York Post, the major airline will provide tickets to two cops from each department, free of charge.

A police officer's badge is illuminated by candlelight as she visits a makeshift memorial near the site where NYPD officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu were murdered in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Monday, Dec. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
A police officer’s badge is illuminated by candlelight as she visits a makeshift memorial near the site where NYPD officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu were murdered in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Monday, Dec. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

“We’re honored to do what we can to support the communities we serve, and our team has made flights available to law enforcement agencies … who wish to send representatives to New York to support their brethren,” JetBlue spokeswoman Sharon Jones said.

[sharequote align=”center”]“We’re honored to do what we can…”[/sharequote]

Interested departments should send an email to DearJetBlue@JetBlue.com.

The funeral for Officer Rafael Ramos will be held Saturday. Plans for Officer Wenjian Liu have not been finalized.

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Featured image courtesy of JetBlue’s Facebook.

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