New air service to Providenciales in Turks and Caicos to begin next year


NEW YORK, NY – Effective Presidents Day weekend 2011, JetBlue Airways intends to launch daily flights serving the popular Caribbean destination, Providenciales (PLS) in the Turks & Caicos Islands. Flights will begin from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) commencing February 17 and seasonal (November-April) Saturday only service beginning February 19 from Boston Logan International (BOS).

“JetBlue is proud to continue our successful expansion in the Caribbean with new service to the Turks & Caicos Islands,” said Scott Laurence, JetBlue’s vice president of network planning. “Thanks to the support of our customers, we are pleased to offer more destinations, great low fares, and the award-winning JetBlue Experience to the places they want to go.”

“The Turks & Caicos Islands Airports Authority has commenced the redevelopment of its Gateway Airport, Providenciales,” said John T Smith, CEO of Turks & Caicos Islands Airports Authority. “JetBlue has impressed us with their success in the region, and we are pleased to welcome their popular, low fare, high-value service to the island. We look forward to continuing the development of a mutually beneficial long-term relationship.”

JetBlue’s flights to the Turks & Caicos Islands are expected to go on sale in October. New flights are subject to receipt of government operating authority.