JetBlue Expands International Network With Service to Los Cabos, Mexico From Both U.S. Coasts
JetBlue has officially launched service to San José del Cabo’s Los Cabos International Airport from Los Angeles and New York-JFK. The first roundtrip flight between Los Cabos and LAX landed last night, while the first flight to JFK landed this morning.
On Friday (June 18, 2021), JetBlue announced the official launch of service to San José del Cabo’s International Airport (SJD) in Mexico and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York. The first roundtrip flight between Los Cabos and Los Angeles landed last night, while the inaugural service between Los Cabos and New York landed this morning. JetBlue’s East and West Coast service to the popular Mexican destination will operate daily. The new service is part of JetBlue’s long-term network strategy of growing its focus city presence to better compete with legacy and ultra-low-cost carriers (ULCCs).
In Friday’s announcement, JetBlue’s Vice President – Network Planning, Andrea Lusso, said,
“With demand for travel the strongest it’s been in more than a year, our new nonstop flights between the East and West Coasts and Los Cabos are perfectly timed for customers looking for a much-needed escape this summer. At the same time, our newest international destination grows our presence in Latin America and helps further our network strategies in the Northeast and Southern California.”
Also commenting on the route launch, Los Angeles World Airports’ Chief Corporate Strategy and Affairs Officer, Michelle Schwartz, said,
“JetBlue’s new route to Los Cabos comes at the perfect time, as travelers are ready to return to the skies this summer. We are thrilled to have JetBlue as a wonderful partner in providing the routes and service passengers want at LAX.”
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s Executive Director, Rick Cotton, added,
“The Port Authority and John F. Kennedy International Airport are thrilled to celebrate JetBlue’s new service to Los Cabos, Mexico. JetBlue’s increased route offerings will be welcomed by travelers and is clearly an important signal the airline industry is on the road to recovery.”
JetBlue will operate the Los Cabos routes with Airbus A320s, offering the airline’s award-winning service, the most legroom in coach (based on average fleet-wide seat pitch for U.S. airlines), free Fly-Fi broadband internet, complimentary unlimited snacks and soft drinks, and free DIRECTV® programming at every seat.
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 destinations across the U.S., Caribbean and Latin America. During summer 2021, JetBlue will also launch new trans-Atlantic service to London. JetBlue Airways Corporation trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol JBLU.