JetBlue has entered the transatlantic market with a brand new, continuous service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and London Heathrow.
The first customer-carrying flight between the United States and the UK touched down at Heathrow earlier.
With the brand new service, JetBlue now operates in 26 nations.
“For the first time in JetBlue’s 21-year history we are crossing the north Atlantic and competing in one of the busiest travel markets in the world, well-positioned to introduce our award-winning service and low fares to a new global audience that is ready for a fresh choice in transatlantic flying,” mentioned Robin Hayes, chief government, JetBlue.
“With JetBlue now connecting New York and London, travellers lastly have the power to take pleasure in 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 occasions weekly in September.