JetBlue adds its southernmost destination: Lima, Peru
Saturday 27, April 2013
JetBlue Airways today announced new daily nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and Jorge Chavez International Airport (LIM) in Lima, subject to receipt of government operating authority. Lima will be JetBlue's 81st BlueCity and its fourth destination in South America.
"JetBlue's low fares and award-winning service have worked very well between Florida and Latin America," said Scott Laurence, vice president of network planning for JetBlue Airways. "With Lima, our first destination in Peru and the southernmost destination in the network, we are confident in our penetration of South America. When you look at Lima's wonderful offerings, including its rich culture, cuisine and great people, we believe both Florida and Lima residents will benefit greatly from the flight, whether visiting friends and relatives, vacationing or on business."
JetBlue's schedule between Fort Lauderdale and Lima:
Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Lima (LIM): 5:40 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
Lima (LIM) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL): 12:30 a.m. – 6:19 a.m.
Flights operate daily effective November 21, 2013 (southbound) and November 22, 2013 (northbound).
In addition to JetBlue's nonstop service to South Florida, Lima customers will be able to conveniently connect onwards from Fort Lauderdale to other destinations in the United States and the Caribbean including: Boston, MA; New York (JFK, LaGuardia and White Plains); Newark, NJ; San Juan, Puerto Rico; and Washington, DC (Reagan National).
Destinations in Latin America and the Caribbean now make up almost one-third of JetBlue's route network. In South America, JetBlue also offers nonstop service between Bogota and both Fort Lauderdale and Orlando, Florida, as well as nonstop service between Cartagena, Colombia and New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). The airline also announced nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale and Medellin, Colombia, set to begin in June 2013.
JetBlue's flights to Lima will be operated with its comfortable Airbus A320 fleet and award-winning service featuring convenient, assigned seating; a first-checked bag free; complimentary and unlimited name brand snacks and drinks; comfy leather seats; and more legroom than any other carrier in coach.
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