Newest City Becomes 94th JetBlue Destination and 8th
in the Sunshine State
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU) today announced the start of service to its newest
destination with the launch of flights between New York’s John F.
Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Daytona Beach International
Airport (DAB). JetBlue now serves eight Florida destinations and offers
more flights between the Empire State and the Sunshine State than any
other airline with up to 83 daily non-stops.
Flights operate daily and provide the only non-stop service between
Daytona Beach and New York City. Customers traveling to JetBlue’s home
at JFK’s T5 can also take advantage of convenient connections to many
other JetBlue cities as well as international destinations offered by
some of JetBlue’s more than 40 airline partners.
“We launched our airline with its inaugural flight between New York’s
JFK and Florida almost 16 years ago and we are so pleased that all these
years later we continue to offer even more new routes between these two
popular regions,” said Scott Laurence, senior vice president of network
planning at JetBlue, and a graduate of Daytona Beach’s Embry-Riddle
Aeronautical University. “Daytona Beach features so many exciting and
sunny attractions that we knew it was time to offer travelers new
flights and better value to this top destination.”
More than half a million travelers pass through Daytona Beach
International Airport annually, which offers easy access to the variety
of artistic, cultural, and action-packed activities that make Florida’s
east central coast a top destination for visitors. The airport also
features a growing list of shops and dining option as well as
complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the terminals.
“JetBlue's arrival in Dayton Beach is part of the overall renaissance
that the greater Daytona Beach area and Volusia County is experiencing,”
said Rick Carl, airport director, Daytona Beach International Airport.
“Having the most convenient airport in the east central Florida region,
Daytona Beach International Airport is well-suited for the partnership
The new service to Daytona Beach will create a direct link between
JetBlue's main base of operations in New York and Embry-Riddle
Aeronautical University, the world's largest, fully accredited
university specializing in aviation and aerospace. In 2007, JetBlue
partnered with Embry-Riddle to launch the University Gateway Program, a
unique opportunity that creates a path to a career with the airline for
JetBlue Schedule Between New York (JFK) and Daytona Beach (DAB)
||JFK – DAB Flight #393||
||DAB – JFK Flight #500||
10:29 a.m. – 1:13 p.m.
2:00 p.m. – 4:21 p.m.
Flights will operate daily on JetBlue's spacious, award-winning,
150-seat A320 aircraft featuring the most legroom in coach (a), free
Fly-Fi®, the fastest broadband internet in the sky, unlimited snacks and
soft drinks, including the airline's signature TERRA Blues®, and 36
channels of live DIRECTV® programming at every seat in addition to 100+
channels of Sirius XM Satellite Radio®.
For customers planning a vacation in Daytona Beach, 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.
Daytona Beach Getaways can be booked at www.jetblue.com/vacations/.
JetBlue Getaways customers enjoy access to an exclusive 24-hour support
desk dedicated to Getaways customers before, during and after their
trip, as well as the JetBlue Getaways Best Price Guarantee (b) and
TrueBlue customer loyalty points on every eligible dollar spent (c).
More information can be found at http://www.jetblue.com/vacations.
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 32 million customers a year to
94 cities in the U.S., Caribbean, and Latin America with an average of
900 daily flights. For more information, please visit jetblue.com.
JetBlue offers the most legroom in coach based on average fleet-wide
seat pitch for U.S. airlines.
Book a JetBlue Getaways air+hotel vacation package, and if you
find the same package on another website for a lower price within
48 hours of your Getaways purchase, JetBlue will refund the
difference. Terms apply. Click here
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