Saturday, 29 June 2019

JetBlue Relocates in Houston

The US budget carrier with style JetBlue has announced that the airline’s operations in Houston will relocate from William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) to George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) later this year. 

The final day of flying at Hobby Airport will be October 26, 2019, and the first day of flying at Bush Intercontinental will be October 27, 2019. JetBlue plans to operate from Bush Intercontinental’s Terminal A.

New York-JFK and Boston Service Begins at Bush Intercontinental October 27, 2019

Airline to Introduce Nonstop Service Between New York-JFK and San José, Costa Rica

Recognizing the needs of today’s tech-savvy travellers, Bush Intercontinental is committed to providing customer-focused cutting-edge technology, like interactive visitor kiosks and fast, free Wi-Fi and plenty of outlets and charging stations through the terminal. Bush Intercontinental also features a variety of local food favourites like The Breakfast Club, Cadillac Mexican Kitchen & Tequila Bar and The Hubcap Grill, all found in Terminal A.

JetBlue regularly evaluates network performance, demand and customer feedback to strengthen its focus city strategy. The move to Bush Intercontinental is aimed at strengthening JetBlue’s relevance in New York and Boston, while also growing the carrier’s customer base in Houston where travellers love the airline’s award-winning service and competitive fares to and from the Northeast.

Schedule between New York (JFK) and Houston (IAH)
Beginning October 27, 2019
JFK - IAH Flight #1381
IAH - JFK Flight #1382
1:00 p.m. – 4:10 p.m.
11:13 a.m. – 3:35 p.m.
Schedule between Boston (BOS) and Houston (IAH)
Beginning October 27, 2019
BOS - IAH Flight #1931
IAH - BOS Flight #1932
7:00 a.m. – 10:13 a.m.
4:55 p.m. – 9:32 p.m.
Customers currently booked on JetBlue flights to and from Hobby Airport on or after October 27, 2019, will be automatically rebooked on flights to and from Bush Intercontinental. JetBlue Customer Support will contact travellers in the coming days to confirm the update to their reservations. Customers who wish to do so may also request a full refund on flights scheduled after the transition date.

Connecting Costa Rica with New York-JFK

JetBlue today also announced it will introduce new nonstop service between New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) and San José, Costa Rica’s Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) beginning November 1, 2019 (a). Service will operate three times weekly on Fridays, Sundays and Tuesdays.

San José – Costa Rica’s capital and largest city – is home to more than 300,000 people and boasts museums, parks, cultural spots, as well as a variety of bars and restaurants. It also serves as a central jumping off point for travellers interested in hiking, visiting rain forests or exploring national parks.

New York-JFK service in San José will complement JetBlue’s daily service between Costa Rica’s capital and the airlines’ focus cities in Fort Lauderdale and Orlando. Additionally, JetBlue also offers nonstop service, including seasonal Mint flights, to Liberia, Costa Rica from the airline’s home at New York-JFK. JetBlue first began serving Costa Rica with San José service more than a decade ago in March 2009.

Schedule between New York (JFK) and San José (SJO)
On Fridays, Sundays and Tuesdays Beginning November 1, 2019
JFK - SJO Flight #1793
SJO - JFK Flight #1794
6:25 p.m. – 10:50 p.m.
11:59 p.m. – 6:09 a.m. (+1)
JetBlue will operate both Houston and San José flights using its Airbus A320 aircraft offering the airline's award-winning service featuring the most legroom in coach (a); free Fly-Fi, the fastest broadband internet in the sky (b); complimentary and unlimited name-brand snacks and soft drinks; free, live DIRECTV® programming and 100+ channels of SiriusXM® radio at every seat.
JetBlue is New York's Hometown Airline, and the most popular leading carrier in Boston, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, Los Angeles (Long Beach), Orlando, and San Juan. JetBlue carries more than 42 million customers a year to 100+ cities in the U.S., Caribbean, and Latin America with an average of more than 1,000 daily flights.
Subject to receipt of government operating authority.
JetBlue offers the most legroom in coach based on average fleet-wide seat pitch for U.S. airlines.
Fly-Fi and live television are available on all JetBlue-operated flights. On ViaSat-2 equipped aircraft, Fly-Fi will not be available on portions of some routes, and live television will not be available while operating outside of the contiguous U.S., or until the aircraft returns to the coverage area. On all other aircraft, Fly-Fi and live television will not be available while operating outside of the contiguous U.S., or until the aircraft returns to the coverage area.

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