JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) today announced the start of service to its newest destination Quito, Ecuador, the airline said.
It is the only airline to operate daily flights between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and Quito´s Mariscal Sucre International Airport (UIO). Ecuador becomes the 22nd country served by JetBlue, which operates nearly a third of its capacity in the Caribbean and Latin America.
Situated more than 9,000 feet above sea level in the Andes Mountains, Quito is set against a beautiful and scenic backdrop and features one of the least-altered, best-preserved historic centers in the world. Declared one of the first World Heritage Sites by UNESCO in 1978, the city is home to various museums, picturesque plazas and impressive architecture.
JetBlue is New York´s Hometown Airlineâ¢, and a leading carrier in Boston, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, Los Angeles (Long Beach), Orlando, and San Juan. JetBlue carries more than 35 million customers a year to 96 cities in the US, Caribbean, and Latin America with an average of 900 daily flights.