NEW YORK – ( BUSINESS WIRE ) – JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU), New York Airline Hometown Airline® and the largest
the airline in Boston, today announced its intention to launch several times daily
Flights from both cities to London in 2021 (a) – the first carrier
European destination. New routes to be served by Airbus
The A321LR one-way aircraft with a redefined version of the Mint will be
To celebrate the world's first transatlantic service, which offers a reward
airline JetBlue estimates which London airports will serve.
"Twenty years ago, our founders had a simple formula for choosing a new one
the market ̵
Geraghty, President and Chief Operating Officer, JetBlue. – London
The largest metro area JetBlue is not yet serviced from both Boston and the New
And we could not be more excited about what we have been changing for many years
forward. Tariffs accrued today by airlines on these routes
especially at the premium end, enough to make you blush.
Known in the United States for having the largest footprints in the coach, on live television
at each location, free broadband Internet Fly-Fi, free snacks and
soft drinks and excellent customer service, JetBlue entry
the transatlantic market will introduce a new era for customers,
Cheap trips for both holidaymakers and business people. Airlines
The experience of Mint premium, which violated transcontinental travel in Russia
USA with affordable tariffs and thoughtful business rethinking
class cabin, promises to offer transatlantic customers a new choice.
Growing to Europe is the next natural step in the focus of the city of JetBlue
expansion of the strategy, with London being the largest destination, not served
JetBlue from New York and Boston. The new service will be
To strengthen the relevance of JetBlue in the two largest cities where they focus
also responding to calls from loyal business and leisure clients who have,
So far, have been forced to fly other carriers to and from London.
A long-awaited announcement that comes after a great one
An internal review was made today in New York at the event with a crew member
International Airport. John Kennedy More than 1300 crew members
Filling the airline hangar to hear Executive Director Robin Hayes and President & COO
Joanna Gerate tells about the 19-year-old airline's historic move.
Hayes intends to deliver a report tomorrow at Aviation
UK club in London, where he will discuss today
announcements as well as comments on competition and airport access
challenges in Europe.
Fresh contest in the European flight with the transatlantic mint
"Big airlines will tell you that competition has never been greater
reliable, but smaller airlines have never found it harder to get
access, – said Jeraty. "It's time for regulators in the US and the US
across Europe, create conditions in which small carriers and new ones
Entrants can flourish, instead of allowing giant airlines to get there.
more through joint ventures. Considering the ability to compete, JetBlue can
have a huge impact on reducing tariffs and stimulating traffic.
Travelers fly across the North Atlantic between the northeastern US.
London has long faced high tariffs, especially in premium classes
cabins – or mediocre servicing on a well-controlled market
outdated carriers and their massive joint ventures. Alternatively, a
A bunch of cheap carriers tried to enter the selfless,
bare bone approach to flying offering little on the way
Additional amenities or kind of service that has become JetBlue
known in America. In particular, in Europe, JetBlue will increase
A bar for what travelers can expect from a cheap carrier.
"It's great news that JetBlue is expanding to London and we will
Welcome to Leisure and Business Guests from Boston and New York
York with these new routes, "said Laura Citron, CEO, London & Partners.
"North America is already London's largest foreign market, but it is
It grows significantly from year to year, hence the added connectivity and capabilities
allowing more people to open our city very interestingly. We
Know that Americans visit London with their fascinating history
creativity, from Shakespeare to the birth of a punk and podium of Russia
today. This creative energy and cultural vibration can be felt in everyone
an aspect of London's life, and we are looking forward to sharing it with a more global one
JetBlue – who was rewarded again and again over his years
commitment to on-board comfort, free services and customer
service – will offer tourists all the choice
tariffs in combination with on-board product and service level, which is impossible
JetBlue is developing a redefined, transatlantic version of its premium
The product of the mint, which will have more beds-even places than now
Airlines A321. Transatlantic Mint
special features of the product and design elements combined with JetBlue
Trained Mint inflight crew members will create intimate and exclusive creations
travel experience. And like his transcontinental business model of the Mint,
JetBlue will offer increased flight experience for the share of what
other airlines are counted today for bonus seats.
"The success in the Mint was aimed at reducing excessive tariffs
our competitors were charging, stimulated new demand and forced
Rooted carriers to their game, this is a big reason why we consider London
this is the next natural market for JetBlue to be successful and to do
a positive impact on consumers, "said Jeraty.
JetBlue also creates a new distant version of its favorite kernel
experience. Customers of the airline in America have long enjoyed
Spacious and comfortable seats, live TV, high-speed Fly-Fi
broadband internet access, friendly service and much more. JetBlue & # 39; s
The transatlantic core proposal will be developed for customers who already have it
Know and love the JetBlue experience as the airline remains committed
being a leader in the field of comfort and service.
JetBlue converts order to A321LR
A321LR will allow JetBlue to connect to new markets over long distances.
previously unavailable with its current one-pass aircraft.
JetBlue will first convert 13 planes into the existing order of A321
Book to LR version with the ability to convert more.
"JetBlue is a pioneer of new travel opportunities for its customers
, – said Christian Scherer, Chief Commercial Officer of Airbus. "All with
We are honored to give Airbus a strategic aviation platform
Include this next chapter in the history of our partners at JetBlue. "
This conversion does not affect JetBlue's external financial obligations
or represent additional capital expenditures as the current book of orders
remains the same. In addition, JetBlue remains committed
Earnings per share from $ 2.50 to $ 3.00 by 2020. This is an upgrade to
The fleet plan is part of the JetBlue vision to continue improving it
earnings per share after 2020.
Proven track for international flights
Today, JetBlue serves nearly two dozen countries. The airline was
flying internationally for almost 15 years with a significant share
his operations in the countries of the Caribbean and Latin America with the achievement of flights
to the south – Ecuador and Peru. Unique for European expansion plans,
JetBlue has created an internal team to start the certification process
for ETOPS, which allows expanding operations for two aviation engines
More information about specific schedules when sites are sold,
as well as more information about the transatlantic mint, core and much more
will be announced in the coming months.
About JetBlue Airways
JetBlue is the leading carrier of Hometown Airline® in New York.
in Boston, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, Los Angeles (Long Beach), Orlando,
and San Juan. JetBlue carries more than 42 million customers a year
On average, over 100 cities in the US, the Caribbean, and Latin America
more than 1000 daily flights. For more information, visit jetblue.com.
(a) Subject to the receipt of a government authorized body.