Wednesday, 17 July 2019

JetBlue heads to the Guadeloupe Islands starting February 1, 2020 from New York, JFK

The Guadeloupe Islands Tourist Board is thrilled to announce that JetBlue will be expanding their portfolio by adding a new nonstop seasonal service between New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Guadeloupe's Pointe-à-Pitre International Airport (PTP). Roundtrip flights will operate three times per week on Saturdays, Mondays and Wednesdays starting February 1, 2020, through the end of April. Flights will then resume in November 2020.



Tickets went on sale on July 14th with a Bastille Day special introductory fare of $147 one way from JFK.

"A long-time favourite getaway spot for French and other Western Europeans travellers, we can't wait to introduce our JetBlue customers to this unique corner of the Caribbean," said Andrea Lusso, Director Route Planning, JetBlue. "And, as the only airline to serve Guadeloupe from the northeast, JetBlue adds yet another unique destination to our growing route map."

The Guadeloupe Islands will serve as a natural extension to JetBlue's Caribbean-leading strategy due to its diverse yet unique product offering that includes: five major islands to explore; black, gold and white sand beaches; a large range of accommodation options; cultural excursions; unmatched eco-tourism activities like hiking La Soufrière, waterfall canyoneering or diving; and of course, Art de Vivre and authenticity.

"JetBlue's new air service to Guadeloupe is highly anticipated by New Yorkers and Guadeloupeans," said Ary Chalus, President of the Guadeloupe Islands Tourist Board. "We will be celebrating the new route in New York with Brand Ambassador Willy Monfret and JetBlue during the Pinknic Festival, July 19-20 and again this coming February for the inaugural flight, just  in time for our legendary three-month Carnival season."

The Guadeloupe Islands Tourist Board will be bringing The French Caribbean flavour to the Pinknic Festival this weekend in celebration of the new route with JetBlue. A special pop-up event will include a prize tent, a Meet & Greet with Brand Ambassador Willy Monfret and a few surprises along the way. Pinknic features delightful wines complemented with delicious food prepared by local chefs, as well as entertainment from world-renowned bands and DJs.

Schedule between New York (JFK) and Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe (PTP)
on Saturdays, Mondays and Wednesdays Beginning February 1, 2020

JFK - PTP Flight #2205
PTP - JFK Flight #2206
7:00a.m. – 12:20 p.m.
1:40p.m. – 5:20p.m.

JetBlue will operate its Guadeloupe service using Airbus A320 aircraft offering the airline's award-winning service featuring the most legroom in coach; free Fly-Fi, the fastest broadband internet in the sky; complimentary and unlimited name-brand snacks and soft drinks; free, live DIRECTV® programming and 100+ channels of SiriusXM® radio at every seat.
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