JetBlue announced it is continuing to boost its transcontinental flight network with a new route and more Mint flights. First, the airline will add new nonstop flights between Orlando and Los Angeles. Additionally, seats on previously announced Mint flights between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood and San Francisco are now on sale.
“This is a big win for our Florida and California customers who are eager to have more choices when traveling cross country,” said Dave Clark, vice president network planning, JetBlue. “The Sunshine State and the Golden State have been so important to JetBlue’s growth and success, which is why we are so pleased to continue to deliver on our plan to expand on both coasts.”
ORLANDO AND LOS ANGELES
JetBlue will launch new daily nonstop service between Orlando International Airport (MCO) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) starting on January 5, 2017.
The new route will further grow JetBlue’s presence in its Orlando focus city where it is already a top carrier with flights to more than two dozen nonstop destinations. The route also grows the list of destinations JetBlue serves at Los Angeles-LAX. JetBlue will operate up to 17 daily flights at LAX and will now serve each of the airline’s northeast and Florida focus cities with nonstop service from Southern California.
Schedule – Starts January 5, 2017
Flight 131 – Dp Orlando (MCO) at 7:05 p.m., Ar Los Angeles (LAX) at 9:39 p.m.
Flight 132 – Dp Los Angeles (LAX) at 10:30 p.m., Ar Orlando (MCO) at 6:10 a.m.+1
JetBlue will operate service between Orlando and Los Angeles on board their Airbus 320 aircraft.
MINT BETWEEN FORT LAUDERDALE AND SAN FRANCISCO
JetBlue will launch Mint service, JetBlue’s refreshing take on premium travel, on all flights between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and San Francisco International Airports (SFO) starting May 15, 2017.
Mint service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood and San Francisco will complete JetBlue’s plans to bring its popular premium service to the south Florida focus city and further grow Mint in the Bay Area. As previously announced, Mint flights between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood and Los Angeles-LAX will begin March 20, 2017.
Mint aircraft include the longest fully-flat bed seating in the U.S. domestic premium market (d), fully enclosed private suites and a 15-inch flat screen with complimentary entertainment options. Favorite Mint features include a signature cocktail, a tapas-style menu by New York City restaurant Saxon + Parole, fresh espresso from the first purpose-built cappuccino machine for a U.S.airline, amenity kits by Birchbox, and dessert from Blue Marble and Mah-ze-Dahr Bakery.
Since launching in 2014, Mint has become a favorite way for celebrities, technology executives, creatives, and entrepreneurs to travel across the country. Mint was recognized by Fast Company’s Innovation By Design Awards, which honors innovative and disruptive design that pushes boundaries and seeks to change the world.
Schedule – Starts May 15, 2017
Fort Lauderdale – San Francisco
Flight 577 – Dp 10:00 a.m., Ar 1:14 p.m.
Flight 277 – Dp 6:00 p.m., Ar 9:16 p.m.
San Francisco – Fort Lauderdale
Flight 578 – Dp 8:15 p.m., Ar 4:44 p.m.
Flight 278 – Dp 10:40 p.m., Ar 7:08 a.m.+1
All customers will benefit from JetBlue’s new Airbus A321 with Mint aircraft, which features the airline’s new core experience.
For more information, visit JetBlue.com.