Aviation Industry

JetBlue Celebrates the New Year with New Growth in Florida and Caribbean Strongholds


etBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU) today announced it is adding even more travel choices in its Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood focus city in 2018 with new service between South Florida and two top Caribbean markets: Santiago, Dominican Republic"™s Cibao International Airport (STI) and Grand Cayman"™s Owen Roberts International Airport (GCM).

"These new routes continue to solidify JetBlue"™s leadership position in South Florida and in the Caribbean where we"™ve built a robust and successful network over the years," said John Checketts, vice president network planning, JetBlue. "With expanded Caribbean service in Fort Lauderdale we are laying the groundwork for even more growth in already popular destinations."

Flights between Fort Lauderdale and Santiago, D.R. will operate once daily roundtrip beginning June 14, 2018, subject to government approval. Seats are on sale today starting at $99 one way (a).

The route boosts JetBlue service in the Dominican Republic, where it operates more daily flights than any other carrier. The airline, which first started flying to the Dominican Republic in 2004 with service to Santiago, now serves five airports in the country "“ La Romana, Puerto Plata, Punta Cana, Santiago and Santo Domingo. The latest new route will link Santiago with a fifth U.S. city nonstop and offer customers even more connecting opportunities throughout the growing JetBlue network…

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Fuente: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180109006181/en/JetBlue-Celebrates-New-Year-New-Growth-Florida

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