JetBlue Expands its Presence within the Caribbean With New Service to St. Kitts and Nevis

JetBlue (Nasdaq: JBLU) has formally launched service between New York’s John F. Kennedy Worldwide Airport (JFK) and St. Kitts and Nevis’s Robert Llewellyn Bradshaw Worldwide Airport (SKB), with the primary flight arriving in St. Kitts this afternoon. St. Kitts service will function Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, introducing JetBlue’s award-winning service, low fares and a greater possibility for patrons on a route with restricted competitors.

JetBlue Service to St. Kitts and Nevis

“We stay up for persevering with to diversify our community, offering our clients distinctive journey experiences to extra locations,” mentioned David Jehn, vp, community planning and airline partnerships, JetBlue. “This new nonstop route not solely introduces our low fares and nice service to clients touring to and from St. Kitts however supplies entry to all of the cities we serve from New York and strengthens our presence within the Caribbean.”

St. Kitts is the bigger of two islands that make up the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis. Vacationers shall be captivated by the island’s lush greenery, pristine seashores, and majestic volcanic and mountainous peaks, which create a mesmerizing pure canvas. St. Kitts boasts a wealth of cultural points of interest, together with well-preserved colonial structure, historic websites like Brimstone Hill Fortress Nationwide Park—a UNESCO World Heritage Website—and vibrant festivals that showcase the island’s distinctive heritage and traditions.

Momentous Event

“We’re happy to announce that immediately signifies a momentous event, as JetBlue embarks on its inaugural flight to St. Kitts,” mentioned Hon. Marsha T. Henderson, minister of tourism, worldwide transport, civil aviation, city improvement, employment, and labour for St. Kitts & Nevis. “This noteworthy milestone enhances the connectivity of our vacation spot from america and underscores our partnership with the esteemed airline, JetBlue. We are able to’t wait to increase a heat welcome to extra U.S. guests, affording them the chance to partake within the distinctive and authentically Caribbean experiences St. Kitts has to supply.”

Exceptional Achievement

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St. Kitts Tourism Authority CEO, Ellison “Tommy” Thompson (file photograph)

“We’re thrilled to rejoice the outstanding achievement of providing direct, year-round service from New York to St. Kitts 3 times every week,” mentioned Ellison “Tommy” Thompson, CEO of the St. Kitts Tourism Authority. “These visiting St. Kitts will discover that the vacation spot is famend for its warm-hearted folks, real hospitality, and thrilling experiences. We lengthen our gratitude to JetBlue for his or her invaluable contribution in bridging St. Kitts to a wider viewers and providing extra vacationers the chance to effortlessly discover the island.”

With JetBlue’s entry into St. Kitts and Nevis, the airline continues to develop past the U.S. with over 39 worldwide locations in additional than two dozen international locations. Lately, the airline has constructed a strong community all through Latin America and the Caribbean, whereas diversifying and advancing its New York focus metropolis technique. As a frontrunner at New York’s JFK, JetBlue’s new path to St. Kitts permits JetBlue to proceed to develop in under-served geographies whereas bringing extra selections and choices to our clients. JetBlue will now serve 28 international locations from JFK and can supply a mean of 180 departures per day throughout peak durations.

Schedule between New York (JFK) and St. Kitts (SKB) Working Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays

JFK- SKB Flight #2967

SKB-JFK Flight #2968

8:29 a.m. – 2:14 p.m.

3:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

JetBlue will function St. Kitts route utilizing its Airbus A320 plane providing the airline’s award-winning service that includes probably the most legroom in coach (a); quick, free and limitless broadband Fly-Fi (b); complimentary name-brand snacks and drinks; and seatback leisure at each seat.

Guide Higher with JetBlue

To rejoice immediately’s launch, and for a restricted time, vacationers can reap the benefits of particular $169 one-way fares (c) for flights between New York-JFK and St. Kitts accessible on-line solely on

Clients who e-book straight via are assured to search out our greatest and lowest fares, and may take pleasure in further advantages together with entry to all of JetBlue’s fare choices, in addition to fare gross sales and promotions, a few of which might not be accessible via different third-parties; the flexibility to earn 2x TrueBlue factors and take part in Factors Pooling; seamless seat alternatives and upgrades to Even Extra® Area; 24/7 direct entry to JetBlue’s customer support channels; and extra.