JetBlue on Thursday 14 March commenced new daily summer-seasonal service from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) hubs to Dublin Airport (DUB) operating through 30 September, reinforcing JetBlue’s role as a disruptor in the industry as it brings low fares and great service on these very popular routes from Ireland.

The inaugural services where operated by N2151J Airbus A321-271NX msn 11336 JBU353 and N2156J A321-271NX msn 11342 JBU354.

Dublin Airport Managing Director Gary McLean, said “The arrival of JetBlue to Dublin Airport is very good news for both passengers and Ireland and these new direct routes between Dublin and New York and Boston are going to prove really popular. Demand for transatlantic travel has never been higher, with stronger than ever business links continuing to grow between Ireland and the US. These new services from JetBlue will mean greater choice and value for our passengers and the Dublin Airport looks forward to working with JetBlue tonight ensure they are a flying success.”

JetBlue CEO Joanna Geraghty, said “JetBlue’s entrance into Dublin is set to introduce a new era of low fares and great service between Ireland and the Northeast. We look forward to introducing our award-winning Mint and core service to business and leisure customers traveling to and from Dublin just in time for Saint Patrick’s Day and the summer holiday season.”

JetBlue has sourced Neste SAF for its inaugural Irish flights, delivered into Dublin Airport in partnership with American Express Global Business Travel and UKG.

The routes are operated by Airbus A321neo with Mint aircraft with 16 redesigned Mint Suite® seats, 144 core seats and Airbus’ Enhanced Cabin with XL Bins.

Travelers from the U.S. account for nearly 20% of all overseas tourism to Ireland, and Dublin has been among the most requested European destinations previously not served by JetBlue. With a strong, historic connection between Ireland and the United States especially JetBlue’s Northeast focus cities, New York and Boston that draws millions of travellers each way annually.

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