New York, USA — JetBlue Airways has announced that its new nonstop service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Grenada’s Maurice Bishop International Airport (GND) is now out for sale. Grenada will become JetBlue’s 90th BlueCity on June 11, 2015, with twice weekly service on Thursdays and Sundays, subject to receipt of government operating authority.
“As our 27th destination in the Caribbean, Grenada represents another great opportunity to grow our network in high-value geographies and strengthen JetBlue’s position as the leading brand for Caribbean travel,” said Umang Gupta, director, JetBlue Getaways and leisure sales. “Grenada attracts travelers seeking a variety of activities, whether for adventure, family holiday or romance, and we are excited to provide a new way for more travelers to discover this hidden Caribbean gem.”
For customers planning a vacation in Grenada, JetBlue Getaways provides the added convenience of offering flights, hotels, car rentals and other amenities and activities all in one package, helping save customers’ time and costs.
“This service will surely expand the opportunities for bringing travelers to our shores to discover and enjoy all that our beautiful islands have to offer. Our new brand ‘Pure Grenada’ expresses the unspoilt natural beauty of our tri-island state and we look forward to sharing this ‘best-kept secret’ with all our JetBlue visitors,” said Yolande Bain-Horsford, Grenada’s minister of tourism and civil aviation.
JetBlue will serve the route with its 150-seat Airbus A320 aircraft.