JetBlue expands transatlantic market with nonstop NY-Paris service

A JetBlue A321neo climbs after takeoff.
Photo Credit: JetBlue

US carrier JetBlue has announced its expansion into the transatlantic market to continental Europe, with the launch of new nonstop service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG).

This strategic move comes as JetBlue aims to cater to the increasing demand for flights between the two major destinations and challenge the dominance of high-fare legacy carriers.

A321 New York – Paris


JetBlue’s daily flights connecting New York to Paris, along with its successful routes between the U.S. and London, and the upcoming service to Amsterdam, demonstrate the airline’s commitment to disrupting traditional transatlantic travel.

In 2024, JetBlue plans to further expand its European operations by introducing service between Boston and Paris.

Robin Hayes, the CEO of JetBlue, expressed excitement about the airline’s arrival in Paris and its potential to bring fresh and innovative choices to the transatlantic market.

He emphasized that JetBlue’s award-winning service and affordable fares would provide a superior travel experience for both business and leisure customers flying to and from Paris.

The flights between New York and Paris will be operated by JetBlue’s Airbus A321 Long Range (LR) aircraft, featuring 24 redesigned Mint Suite® seats, 114 core seats, and the sleek and spacious Airspace cabin interior.

The A321’s wide-body range and single-aisle economics enable JetBlue to disrupt the market by offering its renowned service and low fares on transatlantic flights.

Bienvenue, Charles de Gaulle


Charles de Gaulle Airport, situated just 16 miles northeast of Paris, serves as a major international hub with over 76 million travelers in 2019.

JetBlue’s presence at Charles de Gaulle will provide the airline with visibility in a key global transportation hub, allowing it to attract a new base of travelers from France and beyond.

JetBlue will operate from Terminal 2B at Charles de Gaulle Airport, offering passengers a modern airport experience with a wide range of shops, restaurants, and convenient ground transportation options to various parts of Paris and other French regions.

Le Service et l’engagement de JetBlue


JetBlue is committed to delivering exceptional customer service and low-fare travel options for both leisure and business travelers.

As the sixth largest airline in the U.S., JetBlue is known for providing generous legroom in coach, live television, on-demand entertainment on every seatback, free and fast Fly-Fi broadband internet, complimentary snacks and beverages, and a focus on great customer service.

Moreover, JetBlue has taken significant steps towards sustainability and environmental responsibility.

The airline has set a goal to achieve net-zero emissions by 2040, a decade ahead of industry targets, and has adopted science-based measures to cut aircraft emissions by 50% from 2019 levels by 2035.

JetBlue has also established agreements for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in the U.S. and is actively exploring additional SAF opportunities for its European destinations, contributing to a more sustainable future of air travel.

Summary


JetBlue marks its expansion into the transatlantic market with a second service – a new nonstop service between New York and Paris – Europe’s most visited city.

By introducing its renowned Mint and Core onboard services, JetBlue aims to disrupt the transatlantic travel market and offer a compelling alternative to high-fare legacy carriers.

With its dedication to sustainability and a focus on customer satisfaction, JetBlue is poised to make a significant impact in the European travel industry.

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