JetBlue announced on June 27, it intends to grow its already expansive footprint in the Caribbean with new nonstop seasonal winter service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Guadeloupe’s Pointe-à-Pitre International Airport (PTP). A three times weekly service is expected to launch in February 2020 with seats set to go on sale in the coming weeks.
JetBlue will be the only airline flying nonstop between New York-JFK and the French overseas archipelago.
“With its combination of French flair and Caribbean coolness, Guadeloupe will offer our customers an all-new and exciting destination to escape to this winter,” said Andrea Lusso, director route planning, JetBlue. “We continue to build our New York focus city strategy and by adding another unique destination we reinforce our position in the Caribbean, where JetBlue continues to serve more nonstop destinations from JFK than any other carrier.”
JetBlue will be the only airline to operate flights between the northeastern US and Guadeloupe, one of the French overseas islands, which is often considered one of the Caribbean’s best-kept secrets. Situated just four and a half hours from New York by air, Guadeloupe is made up of two major islands; Basse -Terre and Grande Terre separated by the narrow la Rivière Salée, surrounded by a string of smaller inhabited and uninhabited islands…