JetBlue Airways today announced plans to begin new service to Kingston, Jamaica this fall, as it launched its first flights to Montego Bay. Both routes are out of New York's JFK airport, and round out the airline's Caribbean expansion, which includes flights to Barbados and potential service to St Lucia, also subject to receipt of government operating authority.
The carrier today also resumes its summer service between Nantucket and JFK, with daily nonstop flights running through September 8. JetBlue's midweek travel rates to the island are $79 each way. Daily service leaves JFK at 11:10 a.m., arriving in Nantucket at 12:34 p.m., with return flights departing Nantucket at 1:10 p.m. and arriving at JFK at 2:09 p.m. Extra service is available Friday through Monday, beginning June 21, with flights depart JFK at 7:10 a.m. and arriving in Nantucket at 8:33 a.m., and return service leaving Nantucket at 9:13 a.m. and landing in JFK at 10:24 a.m.