JetBlue Airways is now selling tickets for the daily non-stop service it is launching on June 13 between Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport and Medellin’s José María Córdova International Airport.
Located in the Aburrá Valley and Colombia’s second-largest city, Medellin will be JetBlue Airways’ 79th network point and its third Colombian destination.
Sale fares for U.S.-originating flights are available today at www.jetblue.com/new from $79 one way from Fort Lauderdale to Medellin, for travel between June 13 and July 31, 2013.
Medellin has long been a highly developed city, hosting some of the most important businesses and events in the region,” says John Checketts, director of route planning for JetBlue Airways. “This flight will contribute to the constant business growth between the city and South Florida.”
JetBlue’s schedule between Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport (IATA code FLL) and Medellin’s José María Córdova International Airport (MDE) will see the carrier’s flight departing FLL daily from June 13 at 4:45 p.m. and reaching MDE at 7:04 p.m. local time.
In the other direction, the return flight will leave MDE at 7:05 a.m. and will arrive at FLL at 11:29 a.m. local time.
Passengers from Medellin will be able to connect onwards on JetBlue Airways from Fort Lauderdale to other destinations in the United States and the Caribbean including Austin, Texas; Boston; Hartford, Connecticut; New York (JFK and LaGuardia); Newark Liberty International Airport; San Juan in Puerto Rico; and Washington D.C.
Destinations in Latin America and the Caribbean now make up almost one-third of JetBlue’s route network. JetBlue also offers non-stop service between Bogota and both Fort Lauderdale and Orlando, as well as non-stop service between Cartagena and New York JFK.
JetBlue will operate its flights to Medellin with Airbus A320 aircraft.