JetBlue Airways debuts in Daytona Beach

JetBlue Airways New York JFK to Daytona Beach

On 7 January, JetBlue Airways commenced services between New York JFK and Daytona Beach. The Floridian airport welcomed the arrival of the carrier’s first flight by officially declaring services open with a traditional ribbon cutting ceremony, while passengers received goodie bags and airline branded cupcakes. The airport also had a classic three-tier inauguration cake as well. The 1,436-kilometre sector will operate daily without any direct competition.

  • JetBlue Airways commenced services between New York JFK (JFK) and Daytona Beach (DAB) on 7 January. The 1,436-kilometre sector will operate daily according to OAG Schedules Analyser data, with the carrier using its A320s on the route. Commenting on the launch, Rick Karl, Daytona Beach Airport Director, said: “JetBlue Airways’ arrival in Dayton Beach is part of the overall renaissance that the greater Daytona Beach area and Volusia County is experiencing. Having the most convenient airport in the east central Florida region, Daytona Beach International Airport is well-suited for the partnership with JetBlue.” Also commenting on the launch, Scott Laurence, SVP of Network Planning at JetBlue Airways, added: “We launched our airline with its inaugural flight between New York JFK and Florida almost 16 years ago, and we are so pleased that all these years later we continue to offer even more new routes between these two popular regions.” Daytona Beach becomes destination number eight for the airline in Florida, with the carrier also serving Jacksonville, Orlando, Tampa, Sarasota, West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale and Fort Myers, all of which are served directly from New York JFK. The latest route to Daytona Beach will face no direct competition. See how Daytona Beach Airport’s FTWA compares to others from around the world.


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