The FINANCIAL -- JetBlue on February 16 issued the following statement on today’s historic air services agreement signing in Havana.
“JetBlue congratulates Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on signing today’s air services agreement in Havana and commends the Department of Transportation, Secretary John Kerry and the Department of State and the Obama Administration for their work on this important milestone,” said Rob Land, JetBlue’s senior vice president government affairs & associate general counsel. “As a leading airline to the Caribbean and as an experienced carrier serving Cuba with charter flights since 2011, JetBlue eagerly awaits the opportunity to grow our service with regularly scheduled routes between various U.S. and Cuban cities. We look forward to providing the affordable, high-quality service that sets JetBlue apart. We hope the next dots on our Caribbean route map will be regularly scheduled service to and from Cuba.”
JetBlue is known for its award-winning customer service and competitive fares. JetBlue offers free Fly-Fi broadband Internet, the most inflight entertainment, free snacks and soft drinks, and the most legroom in coach (a).
JetBlue first began operating charters to Cuba in 2011 and now flies to Havana and Santa Clara from New York, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, and Tampa. JetBlue plans to continue operating charter flights with its partners as the process of assigning frequencies for scheduled service flights proceeds.