2008 marked another anniversary: 5 years since John F. Kennedy airport has an airtrain link to subway system. This metrocard was available only for purchase to ride on airtrain between airport and subway stations. At the same time after customer purchased this card it can be used on regular basis for subway and bus rides.

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JFK 60th Anniversary

2008 marked another anniversary: 60 years since John F. Kennedy airport has been opened in New York. This metrocard was available only for purchase to ride on airtrain between airport and subway stations. At the same time after customer purchased this card it can be used on regular basis for subway and bus rides.

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This metrocard as well as performance itself has been sponsored by Capital One Bank. Metrocard could give $10 off regular ticket for Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall. There were 2 different leaflets (one, two) and a flier.

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NFL Season Kickoff

To commemorate 2008-2009 NFL season Kickoff MTA and NFL issued this metrocard which in turn could give 15% off on products bought at NFL web site. Kickoff itself was at Columbus Circle on September 4, 2008.

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2008 has been marked as the last year when NY Mets will be playing at Shea stadium. To commemorate this event MTA and Mets sponsored set of 2 metrocards with black and white images of Shea stadium itself and one of the game played at the stadium.

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NY’s #1 Fan

British Petroleum Company sponsored this very interesting in many ways metrocard. Card carefully omits to name New York City baseball team so to avoid as I think litigation (like those infamous metrocards which were canceled and destroyed). It has being promoting sweepstake for the best team in the city and pointed users of metrocard to go to web site numberonefan.com.

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DKNY fragrance for women Delicious Night metrocard was sponsored by Bloomingdale’s.

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In 2007 MTA celebrated 75 years of service by A train. To commemorate this event set of 2 metrocards sponsored by Channel NY1 were issued.

On exact day when service started old train was running alone that route and lucky passengers could get the same metrocards sponsored in addition to NY1 Channel by newspaper Daily News. There are very few metrocards with Daily News logo.

There is also leaflet has been published.

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Trip Planner

MTA issued this metrocard to promote usage of it newly redesigned web site mta.info.

MTA also issued a folded subway map with the same title.

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In 2007 MTA issued for the second time metorcard to promote using public transportation to get to Mets games at Shea Stadium.

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