SOURCE: JetBlue

May 01, 2014 06:00 ET

JetBlue Launches Four New Nonstop Routes to the Caribbean

New Routes Launched Today Include Newark-Santiago, Dominican Republic, and from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood to Montego Bay, Jamaica; Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago; and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - May 01, 2014) - JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ: JBLU) today launches four new nonstop routes to the Caribbean, expanding its ever growing network in the region.

Already the leading airline between the New York region and the Caribbean, with more flights to more destinations than any other airline, JetBlue today begins nonstop service from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) to Santiago, Dominican Republic (STI). JetBlue also serves Newark with flights to Boston, Florida, and Puerto Rico. 

At Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL), JetBlue's South Florida growing gateway to Latin America and the Caribbean, the airline today begins nonstop service to Montego Bay, Jamaica (MBJ); Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago (POS); and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (PUJ). As of today, JetBlue serves 29 destinations from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, with upcoming nonstop flights to Pittsburgh (PIT) commencing October 29 and the airline also intends to launch a nonstop route to Albany, NY, next year.

"We now offer customers 69 nonstop routes from the US to the Caribbean and more than 200 daily flights to, from and within the Caribbean, which is more than any other airline. We will continue to expand our presence in this region to better connect families and friends, create international business opportunities and bring Americans to the wonderful leisure destinations across the Caribbean," said JetBlue President Robin Hayes.

All four new routes are available for sale on JetBlue.com.

JetBlue's schedule between Newark (EWR) and Santiago (STI):

EWR to STI: STI to EWR:
Depart - Arrive Depart - Arrive
8:24 a.m. - 12:24 p.m. 1:20 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

JetBlue's schedule between Fort Lauderdale (FLL) and Montego Bay (MBJ):

FLL to MBJ: MBJ to FLL:
Depart - Arrive Depart - Arrive
12:17 p.m. - 1:06 p.m. 2:02 p.m. - 4:59 p.m.

JetBlue's schedule between Fort Lauderdale (FLL) and Port of Spain (POS):

FLL to POS: POS to FLL:
Depart - Arrive Depart - Arrive
7:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. 11:46 a.m. - 3:54 p.m.

JetBlue's schedule between Fort Lauderdale (FLL) and Punta Cana (PUJ):

FLL to PUJ: PUJ to FLL:
Depart - Arrive Depart - Arrive
11:05 a.m. - 1:29 p.m. 2:25 p.m. - 5:09 p.m.

About JetBlue Airways
JetBlue is New York's Hometown Airline, and a leading carrier in Boston, Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood, Los Angeles (Long Beach), Orlando and San Juan. JetBlue carries more than 30 million customers a year to 84 cities in the U.S., Caribbean and Latin America with an average of 825 daily flights. New service to Hyannis, Mass. begins this summer. With JetBlue, all seats are assigned, all fares are one-way, an overnight stay is never required and the first checked bag is free (subject to weight and size limits and exceptions for itineraries including flights marketed or operated by other airlines). For more information please visit JetBlue.com.

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