Mexico City, Mexico — As of October, the US airline JetBlue will begin operating direct flights between Mexico City and the cities of New York and Boston.
The new service begins October 25 and will connect the international airports of New York, John F Kennedy (JFK) and Boston Logan (BOS) with the international terminal of Mexico City, which will complement existing flights to the Mexican capital.
Giselle Cortes, international director of Airports and Commerce of the firm, stressed that Mexico City is the second largest city in Latin America and the largest to which the airline flies, so “it is vital as we continue to increase our presence in Latin America.”
He affirmed that JetBlue provides travelers with its award-winning experience with competitive rates and services to more international destinations in its focus cities of New York and Boston, looking for the airline to be “the preferred option for more travelers in both cities.”
He says the tickets are already on sale and that the company is offering introductory rates and that routes will be covered by Airbus A320 aircraft with comfortable seats, free and unlimited snacks and other services such as television and internet.
Currently, the company operates two daily flights between the cities of Fort Lauderdale and Orlando and Mexico City, where it landed for the first time in 2015. However, by October, it will provide more than 40 weekly flights between the United States and the Mexican capital.
These new services are part of the airline’s expansion to international markets, for which in recent years, it has built a wide network through Latin America and the Caribbean with trips to 22 countries in the region such as Puerto Rico, Cuba, Dominican Republic , Colombia, Costa Rica and Peru.