JetBlue Temporarily Consolidates Service in Five U.S. Metro Areas

JetBlue

JetBlue, on Wednesday, announced it will temporarily consolidate operations in five major metropolitan areas in the U.S. between April 15 and June 10. The revised schedules are aimed at reducing excess flying during a time of unprecedented low demand for air travel while maintaining a critical level of service across the airline’s network for those who absolutely must fly.

Effective April 15 through June 10, JetBlue will consolidate its operations in BostonLos AngelesNew York CitySan Francisco and Washington D.C. with flights operating at one or two airports in each metro area.

  Consolidated Service Temporary Suspension Typical Daily Departures Planned Average Daily Departures for April
Boston Boston Logan International Airport T. F. Green International Airport 180 28
Los Angeles Los Angeles International Airport, Long Beach Airport  Hollywood Burbank Airport, Ontario International Airport 44 5
New York John F. Kennedy International Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport LaGuardia Airport, Westchester County Airport, Stewart International Airport 215 30
San Francisco San Francisco International Airport San Jose International Airport 19 2
Washington, D.C. Washington National Airport Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport  34 5

JetBlue also intends to file an exemption request with the U.S. Department of Transportation to temporarily suspend flying at other airports where the airline typically operates only a handful of daily flights and where current demand does not support JetBlue service.

DAILY NEWS & DEALS NEWSLETTER

Like this story? Subscribe to Daily News & Deals!

Featuring breaking news on the latest product launches, deals, sales promotions, and executive appointments. Be sure to sign-up for this free industry daily newsletter.

As previously announced, JetBlue has reduced flying network-wide by 80 percent per day in April. Customers whose flights have been canceled will be notified via email by the airline’s customer support team for rebooking options on other JetBlue flights or the choice of a refund or JetBlue credit for future travel.

Related Stories

Lufthansa Group Reduces Capacity of Flight Operations

Etihad to Test Airport Tech to Identify Medically At-Risk Guests

United, Delta Extend Status Beyond 2020

Many Airline Flights Nearly Empty as Virus Undercuts Travel

Suggested Articles:

The Group announced heightened sanitization protocols and social distancing measures that will take effect to protect staff and visitors. Read more.

The 11-night river cruise and land journey is available from September 2021 aboard AmaDahlia, the 25th vessel in AmaWaterways’ river cruise fleet.

Couples Resorts has implemented its “Good Clean Fun” program focused on enhanced health and safety protocols and will reopen all four resorts July 1.