JetBlue launches Tampa to Richmond

JetBlue launches Tampa to Richmond

Richmond – Tampa is a decent-sized market, which JetBlue began on 19 November.

JetBlue began Richmond – Tampa on 19 November, its second route – along with Cancun – to begin that winter day.

Perhaps surprisingly given pre-stimulated demand of 58,000 in 2018, Richmond – Tampa was first served this decade in August 2019 when Southwest started it.  It operated until May 2020, soon after coronavirus began.

JetBlue will now serve the 1,164-kilometre market once-daily year-round using 100-seat Embraer 190s. 

Although currently only bookable until 7 September 2021, next year will have currently have 47,400 seats, over three times more than in 2019.


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