The UK Civil Aviation Authority has offered regulatory approval to US-based airline, JetBlue, permitting it to function transatlantic routes between London, New York and Boston.
This approval marks the primary scheduled international service allow that has been issued to a brand new operator for the reason that exit of the UK from the European Union.
JetBlue first introduced its intent to function to London from the US East Coast in 2019 utilizing its fleet of Airbus A321LRs and, later, A321XLRs.
Nonetheless, these plans have been pushed again due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The service has most not too long ago been focusing on the launch of flights between the USA and the UK for the third quarter of this yr – however not agency dates have been given.
JetBlue remains to be to formally state which airports in London it is going to serve, although in late March it appeared to safe slots at London Heathrow for the companies.
All non-UK air carriers that want to undertake industrial companies to, from or inside the UK are required to carry a Overseas Provider Allow earlier than any flight is undertaken.