JetBlue Adding New Flights to Jamaica, Puerto Rico

jamaica tourism optimismEclipse at Half Moon in Jamaica.

JetBlue is continuing its plans for a major expansion in the Caribbean this winter season, Caribbean Journal has learned. 

The company’s recently-announced Caribbean push will also include a trio of new routes from Raleigh-Durham to the wider region. 

That will include headlined by new daily flights from Raleigh-Durham to Montego Bay, Jamaica beginning Nov. 19. 

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Montego Bay, Jamaica.

Also on Nov. 19, JetBlue will launch new nonstop flights from Raleigh-Durham to San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport. 

And on the same day, JetBlue will be beginning a new route from Raleigh-Durham to Cancun on the Caribbean coast of Mexico. 

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It’s the latest sign of confidence for the carrier amid the challenges posed by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. 

Just two of the aforementioned destinations are currently open for tourism; Jamaica reopened its borders for international tourism in mid-June, while Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean did so shortly thereafter.

Puerto Rico remains closed for tourist visits, although it’s likely the destination will be open by November.

For more, visit JetBlue

— CJ

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