JetBlue lands in Minneapolis

JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) has announced the start of service at Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP), with the airline´s inaugural flight from Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) touching down just before 9 a.m. local time, the company said.

The new flights in the Twin Cities mark the first-ever scheduled JetBlue service in Minnesota and bring a new option for travelers with the airline operating the route three times daily.

Minneapolis — Saint Paul attracts more than 30 million visitors annually and is home to more than a dozen Fortune 500 companies. The Twin Cities also regularly receive top marks for jobs, education and quality of life among large American metropolitan areas. And Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport is a world-class facility, just 10 miles from both downtown Minneapolis and downtown Saint Paul, which handles nearly 40 million travelers each year.

All Minneapolis flights will be operated on JetBlue´s Airbus A320 aircraft featuring the airline´s award-winning service with comfortable seating; complimentary and unlimited name-brand snacks; more than 100 channels of free SIRIUSXM® radio programming and 36 channels of free, live DIRECTV® programming on personal seatback televisions; free Fly Fi high-speed wireless Internet (a), and the most legroom in coach.

JetBlue is New York´s Hometown Airline®, and a carrier in Boston, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, Los Angeles (Long Beach), Orlando, and San Juan. JetBlue carries more than 40 million customers a year to 102 cities in the US, Caribbean, and Latin America with an average of 1,000 daily flights. For more information visit