JetBlue to start out first London flights Aug. 11
Fred Prouser | Reuters
The New York-based provider is now promoting tickets for its first service from its residence base at John F. Kennedy Worldwide Airport to London Heathrow, beginning Aug. 11. After its debut, it plans so as to add flights from Kennedy Airport to London Gatwick on Sept. 29.
It plans to start out London flights from Boston in the summertime of 2022.
JetBlue’s plan for London service has been within the works for greater than two years. Executives have stated the trans-Atlantic market was ripe for disruption, notably with decrease business-class fares than rivals provide.
A round-trip JetBlue flight from Kennedy Airport to London Heathrow leaving Aug. 12 and returning Aug. 18 was posted for $1,968.45 within the airline’s Mint cabin and $618 for its nonrefundable fundamental financial system fare. On Delta Air Strains, the most cost effective and most restrictive coach fare was listed as $1,007 spherical journey on those self same dates and for $2,631 in its top-tier Delta One cabin. United Airways fares to Heathrow from its Newark, New Jersey hub began at $845 and $2.573 for its Polaris business-class cabin.
JetBlue in February unveiled its revamped Mint business-class cabin that may function suites with sliding doorways for the London flights in addition to another longer-haul service.
The airline took supply of its first long-range Airbus A321LR final month that shall be used for the flights.