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JetBlue Officially Launches Service in San Antonio With Flights From New York-JFK and Boston

Today, JetBlue officially launched service to and from San Antonio with the first flights from New York-JFK and Boston landing in the south central Texas city this afternoon. San Antonio flights will be operated with a mix of Airbus A320 and A220 aircraft.

JetBlue Airbus A220-300 - Courtesy JetBlue

On Sunday (October 31, 2021), JetBlue announced the official launch of new service to and from San Antonio International Airport (SAT), with the first flights arriving from New York (JFK) and Boston (BOS) this afternoon. The new service to San Antonio is part of JetBlue’s plans to diversify their flying as they implement their focus city growth strategy. JetBlue will operate flights to San Antonio with a mix of Airbus A320 and A220 aircraft featuring free and fast Fly-Fi broadband internet, complimentary unlimited name-brand snacks and soft drinks, and free live DIRECTV® programming at every seat.

In Sunday’s announcement, JetBlue’s Vice President of Network Planning, Andrea Lusso, said,

“The new service to San Antonio is an indicator of the growing demand between the southwest and the northeast and our customers’ return to the skies. With San Antonio being Boston’s largest unserved destination, we are excited to offer our customers traveling for business and leisure our award-winning service and an opportunity to explore the city’s rich history and cultural experiences.”

Also commenting JetBlue’s new San Antonio service, San Antonio Airports System’s Director, Jesus Saenz, said,

“This is thrilling because the addition of JetBlue offers another great choice for travelers. Prior to the pandemic, Boston was the top unserved market in the U.S. and now travelers can fly nonstop to the city. In addition, the compliment of New York-JFK service offers even more options between the two markets.”

During 2019, San Antonio welcomed over 41 million visitors, with the hospitality industry contributing $15.2 billion into the local economy and employing over 140,000 Texans. Deep in the heart of Texas, San Antonio is one of America’s most authentic and popular destinations. From the iconic River Walk and the Alamo, to beautifully preserved Spanish colonial mansions, charming vineyards and world-class gastronomy, San Antonio has something to offer all travelers. The city also has a vibrant art scene with colorful outdoor murals, gardens and architecture, as well as museums showcasing the city’s rich history and culture.

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, Latin America and London (Heathrow and Gatwick). JetBlue Airways Corporation trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol JBLU.

Source: JetBlue


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