JetBlue has entered the transatlantic market with a brand new, continuous service between New York’s John F. Kennedy Worldwide Airport and London Heathrow.
The primary customer-carrying flight between the US and the UK touched down at Heathrow earlier.
With the brand new service, JetBlue now operates in 26 international locations.
“For the primary time in JetBlue’s 21-year historical past we’re crossing the north Atlantic and competing in one of many busiest journey markets on this planet, well-positioned to introduce our award-winning service and low fares to a brand new world viewers that’s prepared for a contemporary alternative in transatlantic flying,” mentioned Robin Hayes, chief government, JetBlue.
“With JetBlue now connecting New York and London, travellers lastly have the power to get pleasure from low fares whereas additionally experiencing superior service.
JetBlue will function from Terminal 2 at Heathrow, which affords travellers a contemporary airport expertise with entry to dozens of retailers and eating places.
Flights will function each day in August and 4 instances weekly in September.