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JetBlue to Begin Service From Long Island MacArthur Airport to Three Florida Destinations

JetBlue is expanding their New York Metro presence with the start of new service from Islip’s Long Island MacArthur Airport (ISP).  From late October 2024, the carrier will launch flights from ISP to Orlando, Fort Lauderdale, and West Palm Beach.

JetBlue Airbus A220-300 'Hops' Tailfin - Courtesy JetBlue

On Tuesday (June 11, 2024), JetBlue announced that they will expand their New York Metro footprint with the start of now service to/from Islip’s Long Island MacArthur Airport (ISP).  Starting October 24, 2024, the carrier will launch new daily service between ISP and Orlando (MCO), as well as four weekly flights to West Palm Beach (PBI).  On October 25, 2024, JetBlue will also launch new service between Long Island MacArthur and Fort Lauderdale (FLL), which will also operate four times per week.  In celebration of the new service from ISP, JetBlue is offering introductory one-way fares on the new routes from $49 (T&Cs apply).   

In Tuesday’s announcement, JetBlue’s Vice President – Network Planning and Airline Partnerships, Dave Jehn, said,

“Long Island is an integral part of the New York Metro area, and we are excited to bring our award-winning service to customers in this community.  The addition of Long Island MacArthur Airport to our network will offer more options and greater convenience for customers, and we are proud to provide new opportunities for more Long Islanders to experience our unique combination of low fares and great service.”

JetBlue's Schedule From Long Island MacArthur Airport to Orlando, West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale - Courtesy JetBlue/Businesswire

Also commenting on JetBlue’s arrival at ISP, Islip’s Town Supervisor, Angie Carpenter, said,

“It’s no secret that Long Island loves JetBlue, for years residents have asked, and we’ve been listening.  As the Town Supervisor, I can say that we are thrilled to embark on this new partnership.  We are committed to ensuring the success of our business partners at Long Island MacArthur Airport.  Our airport is one of our region’s greatest economic assets, and JetBlue’s success at ISP will certainly enrich our community and beyond.  Long Island cannot wait to open its doors to the visitors that will come to New York by way of ISP - Long Island’s hometown airport.”

Long Island MacArthur Airport’s Commissioner, Shelley LaRose-Arken, added,

“We have all worked hard to ensure Long Island travelers have more choices for nonstop destinations.  Our hometown airport is convenient, has efficient security lines, and provides an overall stress-free travel experience.  Long Islanders have waited for New York’s hometown airline, JetBlue, for 24 years, and this is a great day for our community and MacArthur Airport!”

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 UK (London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Edinburgh), Paris, Amsterdam and Dublin.  JetBlue Airways Corporation trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol JBLU.


Source: JetBlue/Businesswire


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