Newark Becomes JetBlue's 12th nonstop destination from Puerto Rico
JetBlue launches Newark-San Juan service
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - JetBlue Airways, Puerto Rico's largest carrier, today launched service to its 12th nonstop destination from San Juan's Luis Munoz MarinInternational Airport (SJU), Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR).
"We've quickly become the largest carrier in the Commonwealth, thanks to the steadfast support from the community and the numerous ties between the two cities," said John Checketts, director of route planning for JetBlue. "We will continue to add more routes and new destinations from San Juan, where we will soon have a new terminal to better serve our customers and expand our operations."
"The Puerto Rico Tourism Company is extremely pleased that JetBlue has taken the Newark Gateway to add seats to San Juan as the new nonstop service will now provide additional air service to one of our main markets," said Luis Rivera-Marin, Executive Director of the Puerto Rico Tourism Company. "We look forward to the arrival of visitors traveling from Newark who can now take advantage of the carefully planned departure and arrival times to visit us and enjoy everything we offer as the Caribbean's most diverse and complete destination."
JetBlue's proposed schedule between Newark and San Juan*:
Newark to San Juan:
San Juan to Newark:
Depart – Arrive
Depart – Arrive
9:29 a.m. – 13:29 p.m.
5:05 p.m. – 9:16 p.m.
- Flights operate daily effective April 25, 2012-
- All times local -
* First week schedule to vary.
JetBlue operates up to 18 flights a day from Newark, with nonstop service to Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Orlando, Tampa and West Palm Beach.
JetBlue's flights to and from San Juan will be operated with the airline's comfortable Airbus A320 fleet. In Puerto Rico, JetBlue currently serves San Juan, Aguadilla and Ponce, with service to twelve nonstop destinations, eight within the continental U.S.: Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Hartford, Jacksonville, Newark, New York, Orlando, and Tampa and four within the Caribbean: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, St. Maarten, St. Thomas, and St. Croix.
Customers on all flights will enjoy JetBlue's award-winning service featuring convenient, assigned seating; a first-checked bag free (b); complimentary and unlimited name brand snacks and drinks; comfy leather seats; and more legroom than any other carrier in coach (c).
The airline plans to begin its 13th route from San Juan on May 15, 2012, when service between the island and West Palm Beach International will begin.