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JetBlue announces multiple flights as part of Route Expansion

JetBlue has unveiled plans for a massive 24 Route Expansion.

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New York based JetBlue has announced a massive expansion for early 2021. The airline will be adding direct flights on 24 new routes out of which 4 are from Miami, Florida.

JetBlue will launch flights from Miami to 3 new destinations namely:

  • New York Newark and New York JFK – up to 4 flights a day
  • Los Angeles – up to 2 flights a day
  • Boston – up to 4 flights a day

Flights from Miami to Los Angeles will feature JetBlue’s spectacular Mint Business Class which was recently updated. New York and Boston flights will see Airbus A320 flying the route while Los Angeles flights will see Airbus A321. The New York and Los Angeles flights will start from 11th February,2021.

Mint Business Class
  • Los Angeles-Miami
  • Departure time- 9:00 , 23:35
  • Arrival time- 16:58 , 7:29 (the next day)
  • Flight time- 4 hours and 54 minutes
  • Flight number- B62885 , B62985
  • Miami-Los Angeles
  • Departure time- 9:20 , 18:10
  • Arrival time- 12:50 , 21:32
  • Flight time- 6 hours and 22 minutes
  • Flight number- B62986 , B62886

There are two flights outbound both from Los Angeles and Miami. The flight timings are respectively.

  • New York JFK-Miami
  • Departure times- 8:00 ,12:00, 16:00, 19:00
  • Arrival times- 11:12, 15:11, 19:14, 22:22
  • Miami-New York JFK
  • Departure times- 8:20, 12:50, 16:10, 20:00
  • Arrival times- 11:11, 15:42, 19:04, 22:54

This is a very clever strategy by JetBlue, aiming to catch the family visitor, the businessperson and the holidaymakers at their ideal points in the day.

JetBlue will also launch flights from Key West, a Florida city known for its dolphins, diving and adventures, to New York JFK and Boston. The flights will operate 4-times-a-week on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays and will be operated by a Embraer E190.

The American carrier will also launch flights from New York JFK to Guatemala City from 15th April,2021.

Added to this is a daily flight to San José del Cabo from JFK and Los Angeles. The route will start from 17th June,2021 with a 9:00 departure from JFK, and a 13:30 from LAX, returning at 14:45 and 17:00, respectively.

On February 11th, Rayleigh Durham will see services to Austin-Bergstrom, Jacksonville, Orlando and Tampa, as well as from Newark Liberty.

The airline will also add Los Cabos, Mexico to its route network with flights from New York.

“This year has pushed us to find new ways of operating our business and we’ve adapted at a pace we’ve never seen before, pivoting our network in response to changing customer demand.We’re continuing to play offense to bring in cash revenue and support our business recovery. These network additions help fine-tune our geography in ways that make sense in today’s market.”, said Scott Laurence, Head of Revenue and Planning, JetBlue.

All photos by JetBlue.

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