JetBlue’s New Year Includes New Routes and New Perks
The airline is adding flights to Bozeman and Nashville while optimizing Caribbean and West Coast schedules
January 21, 2020
JetBlue announced a series of schedule and route changes as the airline kicks off 2020 and prepares to celebrate its 20th anniversary next month. With flights landing in a new Central American city, more flights in popular JetBlue markets and routes, and adjustments to Caribbean and West Coast flying, the airline is playing to its strengths and meeting customer demand.
The 25th Country
JetBlue will launch new service to Guatemala City’s La Aurora International Airport (GUA) starting June 1, 2020. Nonstop flights will operate daily between Guatemala City and New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) with seats available for purchase starting this week.
Guatemala is set to become the 25th country served by JetBlue with a schedule that runs daily at 7 p.m. from JFK, landing in Guatemala at 10:15 p.m. and turning around for an 11:25 p.m. departure that arrives back at JFK at 6 a.m.
New Service to Bozeman and Nashville
JetBlue is expanding its successful service at Montana’s Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN) with flights to and from the east coast. New nonstop service from New York-JFK and Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) will operate on both a summer seasonal and winter seasonal schedule starting in June. New York flights will operate three times weekly or up to daily at various times throughout the seasons. Boston flights will operate twice weekly on Saturdays and Wednesdays. Schedule dates for the winter season will be announced as part of our next schedule extensions for the period.
The fastest-growing city in the state, Bozeman is a mecca of outdoor recreation and urban sophistication. Centrally located between the north and west entrances to Yellowstone National Park, and just a short drive to two world-class ski areas, Big Sky Resort and Bridger Bowl, accessing this incredible area is now easier than ever.
JetBlue first landed in Bozeman with nonstop service from Long Beach, Calif. in 2018. Flights between Montana and Southern California continue to operate on summer seasonal and winter seasonal schedules in 2020.
Additionally, JetBlue will be adding service to Nashville International Airport (BNA) with new nonstop flights between the Music City and New York-JFK. Flights will operate twice daily starting April 28, 2020.
The new routes to Guatemala City, Bozeman and Nashville will be flown on an Airbus A320 aircraft with added legroom in coach, free “Fly-Fi,” tabbed the fastest broadband internet in the sky, and the usual assortment of unlimited complimentary snacks, DIRECTV® programming and SiriusXM® radio at every seat.
Throughout 2020, JetBlue will increase flights on more than a half dozen popular routes during peak travel periods in New York, Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando and Latin America and the Caribbean. However, effective April 29, 2020, JetBlue will end service at Oakland International Airport (OAK) where it currently serves New York-JFK, Boston and Long Beach. JetBlue will continue to serve Bay Area travelers from airports in San Francisco and San Jose. In addition, JetBlue will reduce or eliminate flights on a half dozen short-haul routes in Long Beach as well as additional flights from Fort Lauderdale and Orlando.
Similarly, JetBlue will be adjusting schedules this year to maintain up to three daily flights to Havana from Fort Lauderdale and revise to once weekly service on Saturdays from New York-JFK. Through these gateway cities, JetBlue will continue to offer travelers convenient nonstop and connecting options to Cuba from across the airline’s network.
City of Champions
For those heading to Florida for the Big Game, JetBlue is adding flights to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL), the airline’s South Florida focus city that is just 14 miles from Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla.
Between January 30 and February 3, JetBlue will add more than a dozen flights between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Fort Lauderdale to help fans from the winning west coast city cheer on their team in South Florida.
In San Francisco, where JetBlue typically operates up to three daily flights to Fort Lauderdale, JetBlue will offer up to five daily flights on peak travel days. Flight schedules have been expanded to ensure travelers arrive in South Florida in time for the game, with return direction flights offered across a variety of convenient times.
Big Apple to Big Game
JetBlue is also expanding service to South Florida from the Big Apple between January 30 and February 4. The airline has added ten flights to its schedule between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Fort Lauderdale. The result is 2,000 added seats for fans interested in flying to the big game.
Game Day Travel Perks
For travelers who can’t make it to the big game, those flying domestically with JetBlue will still be able to watch the action with all the comforts of their seat while enjoying unlimited game day snacks and beverages. The airline streams a variety of free sports channels, including ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNews, ESPNU, NBC Sports, Fox Sports 1 and NFL Net