JetBlue's Caribbean Expansion: Direct Flights to St. Kitts and Nevis Now Boarding
New York, NY – JetBlue Airways, New York's Hometown Airline®, has officially launched its inaugural service to the enchanting islands of St. Kitts and Nevis, marking a significant expansion of its Caribbean footprint. The new route from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to St. Kitts and Nevis’s Robert Llewellyn Bradshaw International Airport (SKB) commenced with the first flight touching down in St. Kitts, heralding a new era of connectivity and convenience for travelers.
JetBlue's Commitment to Caribbean Connectivity
JetBlue's new service operates on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays, introducing the airline's award-winning service and competitive fares to a route with limited competition. This expansion is a testament to JetBlue's dedication to providing exceptional travel experiences and broadening its network, as David Jehn, vice president of network planning and airline partnerships at JetBlue, emphasized the airline's eagerness to diversify its offerings and strengthen its presence in the Caribbean.
Discover the Allure of St. Kitts and Nevis
St. Kitts, the larger of the two islands forming the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis, is a paradise for travelers seeking a blend of natural beauty and cultural richness. The island's lush landscapes, pristine beaches, and volcanic peaks offer a stunning backdrop for a variety of activities. Cultural attractions abound, from the well-preserved colonial architecture to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park, alongside vibrant festivals that celebrate the island's heritage.
A Warm Welcome from St. Kitts and Nevis Officials
The launch of JetBlue's service is celebrated by local officials as a momentous occasion. Hon. Marsha T. Henderson, minister of tourism, international transport, civil aviation, urban development, employment, and labor for St. Kitts & Nevis, expressed excitement over the enhanced connectivity and the partnership with JetBlue. Ellison “Tommy” Thompson, CEO of the St. Kitts Tourism Authority, also welcomed the new service, which promises to introduce more travelers to the island's renowned hospitality and experiences.
JetBlue's Growing International Reach
With the addition of St. Kitts and Nevis, JetBlue continues to expand its international destinations, now serving over 39 international locations in more than two dozen countries. The airline's robust network in Latin America and the Caribbean, coupled with its strategic New York focus city strategy, allows it to serve 28 countries from JFK and offer an average of 180 departures per day during peak periods.
Flight Schedule and Aircraft Details
The flights to St. Kitts will be operated using JetBlue's Airbus A320 aircraft, known for offering the most legroom in coach, fast and free Fly-Fi, complimentary snacks and drinks, and seatback entertainment at every seat.Advertising
Special Launch Fares and Booking Benefits
To celebrate the launch, JetBlue is offering special $169 one-way fares for flights between New York-JFK and St. Kitts, available online only at jetblue.com. Customers booking directly through JetBlue's website can enjoy additional benefits, including access to fare sales and promotions, the ability to earn 2x TrueBlue points, seamless seat selections, and 24/7 customer service.
JetBlue is a leading carrier in several major cities, including Boston, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, Los Angeles, Orlando, and San Juan. Known for its low fares and great service, JetBlue carries customers to over 100 destinations in the United States, Latin America, the Caribbean, Canada, and Europe.
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