Including its first flights to Canada.
JetBlue is launching service between Logan International Airport and five new cities starting this fall, the carrier declared Wednesday.
The New York-based airline, Logan Airport’s biggest carrier, will start service from Boston to San Antonio in October, Kansas City and Milwaukee in the second quarter of 2022, and occasional support of Asheville, N.C., the following summer, as per the carrier.
The carrier will likewise land in Canada for the first time in 2022, with flights from Boston and New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. Occasional flights among Boston and Vancouver will start the following summer. Seats go on sale in the coming months.
“We’re delighted that JetBlue has selected Vancouver as its first Canadian destination with service from YVR to New York City and Boston,” said Tamara Vrooman, president and CEO of Vancouver Airport Authority, in a statement. “… By selecting YVR, JetBlue has signaled a vote of confidence in our region as a premiere destination, and our airport as a trusted partner, that together will attract a mix of business and leisure travelers when the time is right to fly again.”
JetBlue credits its new Northeast Alliance with American Airlines for the schedule extension. The Northeast Alliance plans to carry more flight choices to travelers in Boston and New York through codeshare flights, new routes, expanded schedules, and reciprocal benefits through rewards programs.
“With the Northeast Alliance, we are finally able to give our customers in New York and Boston what they’ve been asking for years – more JetBlue service and more JetBlue low fares,” said Scott Laurence, head of revenue and planning for JetBlue, in a statement.
JetBlue will likewise add new routes from JFK to San Pedro Sula in Honduras in December and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico one year from now, just as expand existing routes and triple its size at New York’s LaGuardia Airport, as per the carrier.
American Airlines intends to introduce new service from Logan Airport to Cincinnati, St. Louis, and Toronto, as a part of the Northeast Alliance, the Fort Worth, Texas-based carrier declared with respect to Wednesday.