JetBlue Airways is planning to launch non-stop service in February 2014 to Trinidad and Tobago's capital Port of Spain and to Savannah/Hilton Head International...

JetBlue Airways is planning to launch non-stop service to Trinidad and Tobago’s capital Port of Spain and to Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport from New York JFK.

The airline will begin twice-daily non-stop service between New York JFK and Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (IATA code SAV), convenient to both northeastern Georgia and southeastern South Carolina, on February 13, 2014.


An Airbus A320 of JetBlue Airways is photographed during its landing roll at New York John F. Kennedy International Airport

An Airbus A320 of JetBlue Airways is photographed during its landing roll at New York John F. Kennedy International Airport

 

JetBlue Airways’ flights to and from Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport can now be booked at www.jetblue.com/new.

Promotional fares from $79 one way including taxes and government fees can be purchased for travel between February 13 and March 31, 2014. Blackout dates apply and tickets must be purchased by September 10 (the earlier of 11:59 PM ET or local) to obtain sale fares.

JetBlue Airways plans to begin daily non-stop service from New York JFK to Port of Spain’s Piarco International Airport (POS), on February 24, 2014.

The airline also plans to launch daily service to Port of Spain from Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport on May 1, 2014.

These flights are subject to receipt of government approval and, according to JetBlue, flights will be available for sale in the coming weeks once the airline receives the route approvals it requires.

This is an unusual close-up shot of a JetBlue Airways Embraer 190 from the underside of its wing

This is an unusual close-up shot of a JetBlue Airways Embraer 190 from the underside of its wing

 

Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport will be JetBlue’s 83rd destination. In addition to JetBlue’s non-stop service to New York, passengers from SAV will be able to connect at New York JFK to other destinations in the United States including Albuquerque; Boston; Denver; Los Angeles; and San Francisco, among others.

Port of Spain will become the airline’s 84th destination once JetBlue receives government approval to serve it.  Passengers traveling from Port of Spain to New York JFK on JetBlue will be able to connect onwards to destinations including Denver and Las Vegas.

JetBlue’s schedule between New York JFK and Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport will see the carrier’s first daily flight departing JFK at 7:10 a.m. from February 13 and reaching SAV at 9:38 a.m. The second daily flight will leave JFK at 12:59 p.m. and arrive at SAV at 3:13 p.m.

In the other direction, the first daily flight will push back from the gate at SAV at 10:20 a.m. from February 13 and get to JFK at 12:18 p.m. The second flight will depart SAV at 4:00 p.m. and land at JFK at 6:02 p.m.

JetBlue’s planned schedule between New York JFK and Port of Spain calls for its daily flight to push back from the gate at JFK at 7:30 a.m. from February 24, in order to arrive at POS at 1:44 p.m. local time. The return flight is timed to leave POS at 2:40 p.m. and get to JFK at 6:59 p.m. local time.

JetBlue Airways took delivery of its first Embraer 190 on September 13, 2005. The airline, which was the launch customer for the Embraer 190 and operates the type in a 100-seat configuration, has ordered more than 100 Embraer 190s and continues to take delivery of aircraft from its orders

JetBlue Airways took delivery of its first Embraer 190 on September 13, 2005. The airline, which was the launch customer for the Embraer 190 and operates the type in a 100-seat configuration, has ordered more than 100 Embraer 190s and continues to take delivery of aircraft from its orders

 

The airline’s planned schedule between Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and Port of Spain will see JetBlue’s daily flight departing FLL at 7:00 a.m. from May 1 and reaching POS at 10:45 a.m. local time. The return flight will push back from the gate at POS at 11:45 a.m. and touch down at FLL at 3:54 p.m. local time

Destinations in Latin America and the Caribbean now make up almost one-third of JetBlue’s route network. In the Caribbean, JetBlue is the largest carrier in terms of capacity in both Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, offering more flights than any other carrier.

The airline will also begin service to Haiti’s capital Port-au-Prince this winter, subject to receipt of government approval. JetBlue currently flies to 13 countries outside the United States, including Aruba, Barbados and The Bahamas.

JetBlue will operate its flights from New York and Fort Lauderdale Hollywood to Port of Spain with Airbus A320 jets, each seating for 150 passengers.

The airline will operate its flights to and from Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport with 100-seat Embraer 190 aircraft.

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