JetBlue Expands Into Guatemala

JetBlue is expanding into Guatemala, its 25th country. The airline made the announcement as part of a series of start-of-year schedule and route changes. 

JetBlue said that it will launch new service to Guatemala City’s La Aurora International Airport starting June 1, 2020. Nonstop flights will operate daily between Guatemala City and New York City’s JFK Airport, with seats open for booking now. Flights will depart JFK at 7:00 p.m., arriving in Guatemala City at 10:15 p.m., with the return flight departing 11:25 p.m. and arriving at 6:00 a.m. 

JetBlue also today announced it is expanding its service at Montana’s Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN) with flights to and from the East Coast. New nonstop service from New York-JFK and Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) will operate on both a summer seasonal and winter seasonal schedule starting in June. New York flights will operate three times weekly or up to daily at various times throughout the seasons. Boston flights will operate twice weekly on Saturdays and Wednesdays. Schedule dates for the winter season will be announced as part of the airline’s next schedule extensions for the period. 

The airline first began operating in Bozeman in 2018, with nonstop service from Long Beach, CA. Flights between Montana and Southern California continue to operate on summer seasonal and winter seasonal schedules in 2020.

Additionally, JetBlue has announced it is adding service from a third focus city to Nashville International Airport (BNA) with new nonstop flights between Music City and New York-JFK. Flights will operate twice daily starting April 28, 2020.

JetBlue will operate all three of the new routes using its Airbus A320 aircraft. 

In addition to the new services, JetBlue will redeploy aircraft with more flights on some existing routes and end others. Throughout 2020, JetBlue will increase flights on more than a half dozen popular routes during peak travel periods in New York, Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando and Latin America and the Caribbean.

Effective April 29, 2020, JetBlue will end service at Oakland International Airport (OAK) where it currently serves New York-JFK, Boston and Long Beach. JetBlue will continue to serve Bay Area travelers from airports in San Francisco and San Jose. In addition, JetBlue will reduce or eliminate flights on a half dozen short-haul routes in Long Beach as well as additional flights from Fort Lauderdale and Orlando.

Finally, in the wake of the regulatory changes regarding travel to Cuba, JetBlue will adjust schedules to maintain up to three daily flights to Havana from Fort Lauderdale. The airline will also revise its service from New York – JFK to once weekly, on Saturdays. 

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