JetBlue will enter the transatlantic market later this yr, providing flights between New York’s John F. Kennedy Worldwide Airport (JFK) and each Gatwick and Heathrow in London.
Heathrow providers will begin on August 11th, adopted by Gatwick on September 29th.
London service from Boston will begin in summer season 2022.
“The pandemic has opened doorways to London’s two busiest airports, and we sit up for bringing clients low fares and nice service at each Heathrow and Gatwick,” stated Robin Hayes, chief government, JetBlue.
“JFK-LHR, the one largest worldwide air journey market from the US, has lengthy suffered from outrageously excessive fares for a lot too lengthy, particularly in premium cabins.
“We’re prepared to alter that with a value level and expertise that may impress even probably the most discerning transatlantic flyers.
“We’ve all the time stated that JetBlue would serve a number of London airports, and we’re happy to have secured a path at Heathrow and for long-term development at Gatwick, which presents velocity, low prices, and handy accessibility into Central London.”
Flights on each routes will function day by day on JetBlue’s new Airbus A321 Lengthy Vary plane, with 24 redesigned Mint suites, 117 financial system seats.
JetBlue is about to take supply of three A321LRs in 2021, all working on the JFK routes.
Further A321LRs scheduled for 2022 will function Boston service.