The FINANCIAL -- On July 20, JetBlue announced that flights on its recently announced new route between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and Providenciales International Airport (PLS) in Turks and Caicos are now on sale. The year-round, daily service starts November 19, 2015. JetBlue is offering an introductory fare of only $99 each way (a) between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood and Turks and Caicos.
The new route demonstrates JetBlue's commitment to expansion in the Caribbean, where it is already the largest carrier from the U.S. The flights are also part of JetBlue's ongoing growth at its focus city in Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, Fla., where it now offers flights to more than 40 destinations. Eight new destinations, including Turks and Caicos, have been announced just this year, according to JetBlue.
"Turks and Caicos offers some of the most picturesque beaches in the Caribbean along with outstanding resorts, restaurants and shopping making it one of our top destinations for sun and sand vacations," said Umang Gupta, director Getaways & leisure sales at JetBlue. "Connecting the exciting attractions of the Sunshine State with the crystal clear waters of Turks and Caicos creates an excellent link between a pair of fantastic destinations."
JetBlue flights on this new route will be operated using the carrier's Embraer E190 aircraft which features the most legroom in coach (b) and spacious two-by-two seating. All customers will enjoy the comfort of a window or aisle seat and the airline's awarding-winning service which includes complimentary and unlimited name-brand snacks and soft drinks and free first-run Hollywood movies.
For customers planning a vacation in Turks and Caicos, 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.