JetBlue on Thursday announced that Antigua will become its 92nd BlueCity on November 5, 2015 when they begin their three time weekly service to the island from New York.
Tickets are now out for sale on the service which will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, subject to receipt of government operating authority. The introductory fare is $199 one way from New York’s JFK to Antigua from November 5 to December 13, 2015.
“As our 35th destination in the Latin America and Caribbean region, Antigua offers another opportunity to grow our network in high-value geographies and strengthen JetBlue’s position as the leading brand for Caribbean travel,” said Umang Gupta, director, JetBlue Getaways and leisure sales. “We know Antigua will attract travelers to discover its spectacular 365 beaches.”
For customers planning a vacation in Antigua, JetBlue Getaways provides the added convenience of offering flights, hotels, car rentals and other amenities and activities all in one package, helping save customers’ time and costs.
“We are absolutely delighted that we are now able to offer visitors to Antigua and Barbuda even more convenient routes for getting to our destination,” said Antigua and Barbuda’s Minister of Tourism, the Honourable Asot Michael. “With so many new and exciting events taking place in Antigua and Barbuda this winter, we are confident we will fill these seats quickly, and individuals searching for affordable and direct same day connections from the Northeast Region of the United States can now travel with JetBlue flights to get here.”
JetBlue will serve the route with an Airbus A320 aircraft and offer complimentary snacks and soft drinks.