JetBlue Airways has announced that its new nonstop service between New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Antigua’s VC Bird International Airport is now out for sale.
Beginning Nov. 5, Antigua will become JetBlue’s 92nd city, with thrice-weekly service on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.
“As our 35th destination in the Latin American and Caribbean region, Antigua offers another opportunity to grow our network in high-value geographies and strengthen JetBlue’s positions as the leading brand for Caribbean travel,” said Umang Gupta, director of JetBlue Getaways and leisure sales.
JetBlue Getaways will also be offering packages that include flights, hotels, car rentals, and other amenities and activities for travelers to Antigua, the company said.
“We are absolutely delighted that we are now able to offer visitors to Antigua and Barbuda even more convenient routes for getting to our destination,” said Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Minister Asot Michael.