Pictured just before touchdown in Antigua, the new JetBlue Airways service from New York JFK became the airline’s 92nd destination in its network. The airline also added a weekly service between Boston and Barbados on 7 November.
- JetBlue Airways launched service to its newest destination, Antigua (ANU), from New York JFK (JFK), with thrice-weekly flights beginning on 5 November. Antigua and Barbuda becomes JetBlue’s 92nd destination in its growing network. “As our 34th destination in the Latin America and Caribbean region, Antigua and Barbuda offers another opportunity to grow our network in high-value geographies and strengthen JetBlue’s position as the leading brand for Caribbean travel,” said Umang Gupta, director, JetBlue Getaways and leisure sales. The route will be flown in competition with American Airlines, which serves the 2,853-kilometre sector six times weekly. Launched two days later was a new weekly (Saturdays) operation from Boston (BOS) to Barbados (BGI), however this new service will encounter no direct competition. Both of these new routes are operated by the airline’s A320 fleet.