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JetBlue Celebrates Inaugural Flight Between New York JFK and Paris Charles de Gaulle

JetBlue’s inaugural flight between New York-JFK and Paris-Charles de Gaulle departed Thursday evening, June 29, 2023 at 17:09. The route will now operate daily with and Airbus A321LR with 24 Mint Suite seats and 114 core seats.

JetBlue Airbus A321LR - Courtesy Airbus

On Thursday (June 29, 2023), JetBlue announced the departure of their inaugural service between New York (JFK) and Paris (CDG), with the flight taking off at 17:09 Thursday evening. The route will now operate daily with an Airbus A321LR featuring 24 redesigned Mint Suites®, 114 core seats, including 24 Even More® Space Seats, and the spacious Airspace cabin interior. To celebrate the launch of the new transatlantic service, JetBlue is offering limited roundtrip fares from $2,499 or €1,599 in Mint and $499 and €399 in Core (T&Cs apply). JetBlue also plans on launching service between Boston (BOS) and Paris (CDG) in 2024.

JetBlue Mint features 24 fully lie-flat private suites with a sliding door, including two Mint Studio® seats. In partnership with the New York-based restaurant group Dig, Core customers will enjoy a complimentary build-your-own dining concept, as well as a free selection of soft drinks, coffee, tea, beer wine and liquor. All customers, regardless of fare type may bring one carry-on, space permitting, as well as a personal item. Additionally, all guests will enjoy unlimited, free high-speed Wi-Fi, access to a curated selection of live TV channels, and an extensive library of seatback entertainment.

In Thursday’s announcement, JetBlue’s Chief Executive Officer, Robin Hayes, said,

“JetBlue’s arrival into Paris is poised to disrupt the market once again with our award-winning service and low fares, bringing a fresh and innovative choice in transatlantic flying to a new European audience. We look forward to continuing to prove that customers don’t have to compromise great service for a low fare. We are excited to bring our highly acclaimed Mint and Core onboard service to both business and leisure customers traveling to and from Paris.”

Also commenting on JetBlue’s launch of New York-Paris service, Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport’s Managing Director, Régis Lacote, said,

“This special occasion marks a significant milestone in our ongoing efforts to offer the best connectivity to travelers worldwide, especially in North American markets. I salute the collective mobilization of the Paris-CDG airport community to support the first steps of JetBlue, who we thank deeply for choosing the ADP Group for its new European route from New York.”

JetBlue's Schedule Between New York-JFK and Paris-Charles de Gaulle - Courtesy JetBlue

JetBlue is ‘New York’s Hometown Airline®’ and a leading carrier in Boston (BOS), Fort Lauderdale (FLL), Los Angeles (LAX), Orlando (MCO) and San Juan (SJU). The airline carries guests to over 100 destinations across the U.S., Caribbean, Latin America, the United Kingdom (London Heathrow and Gatwick), Paris (from June 29, 2023), and Amsterdam (from late summer 2023). JetBlue Airways Corporation trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol JBLU.

Source: JetBlue/Businesswire


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