Posted on: 27 September 2016 by Mark Howells
From 5 January 2017, JetBlue will launch daily flights between Orlando International Airport (MCO) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) using Airbus A320 aircraft.
The MCO–LAX leg will take off at 19:05 and land at 21:39 before the return service departs at 22:30 and arrives at 06:10 (+1).
“This is a big win for our Florida and California customers who are eager to have more choices when travelling cross country,” remarked Dave Clark, VP network planning, JetBlue. “The Sunshine State and the Golden State have been so important to JetBlue’s growth and success, which is why we are so pleased to continue to deliver on our plan to expand on both coasts.”
Elsewhere, JetBlue is introducing its premium Mint flights twice-daily between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood (FLL) and San Francisco (SFO) using Airbus A321 aircraft from 15 May 2017.
The first FLL–SFO leg will take off and land at 10:00 and 13:14 respectively, before the return flight departs SFO at 08:15 and arrives at FLL for 16:43.
The second FLL–SFO flight will leave at 18:00 to touch down at 21:16, before the return service takes off and lands at 22:40 and 07:08 (+1) respectively.
As previously announced, Mint flights between FLL and LAX will begin on 20 March 2017.