JetBlue expands availability of Mint premium experience seats

JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU) is progressing with its Mint transcontinental expansion plan with the sale of new routes, introducing Mint seats for the first time for Las Vegas (LAS), expanded San Diego Routes (SAN), new Boston (BOS) to Caribbean routes, and more Los Angeles (LAX) service, the airline said.

The airline will also bring back seasonal Caribbean Mint routes, including new seasonal service between BOS and St. Maarten´s Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) between November and April. Mint service between JFK and Barbados will expand, as will premium service on peak travel days between JFK and St. Maarten. The carrier is bringing back popular Caribbean Mint routes including service between JFK and Grenada´s Maurice Bishop International Airport (GND), St. Lucia´s Hewanorra International Airport (UVF), SXM, and Aruba, and service between BOS and Aruba and Barbados.

Later this year JetBlue will add Mint on four new routes and in two new cities that have not previously had scheduled Mint service. The start date for Mint service in Seattle will be announced in the coming months.

The JetBlue Mint premium experience features fully-flat bed seating, fully enclosed private suites, and a 15-inch flat screen with complimentary entertainment, specialty menu, and specially trained crewmembers.

JetBlue carries more than 38 million customers a year to 101 cities in the US, Caribbean, and Latin America with an average of 1,000 daily flights.