JetBlue Mint Set to Land In Palm Springs, Calif. as Airline Prepares to Take Off for Third Season of Service

JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU), New York´s Hometown Airline®, has announced it will bring its popular premium JetBlue Mint® service to Palm Springs, Calif. this winter on peak holiday travel days, the company said.

Mint service will operate daily between New York´s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) from December 21, 2017 through January 3, 2018, offering the only lie-flat seat on flights in the southern California city.

The desert oasis has become a top destination by blending its nostalgic past as a playground for Hollywood, with hip new development attracting a new generation of trendy travelers. Today, Palm Springs is a gathering spot for architecture aficionados, musicians, artists, and trendy weekenders seeking a warm, retro-chic getaway.

Mint offers a completely rethought design and a more personal approach to service, addressing the needs of the modern traveler. Mint features exceptional hospitality from specially trained crewmembers. Favorite Mint features include lie-flat seating, a signature cocktail, a tapas-style menu by New York City restaurant Saxon + Parole, fresh espresso from the first purpose-built cappuccino machine for a US airline, amenity kits by Hayward and Hopper, and dessert from local artisanal ice cream makers based in Mint cities.

JetBlue´s new Airbus A321 with Mint aircraft also features the airline´s new core experience for customers seated throughout the entire aircraft. Features of the A321 core interior include 10-inch television screens offering free entertainment, comfortable seats with the most legroom in coach (a) and power outlets accessible to all customers. JetBlue´s popular marketplace, a self-serve station full of free snacks, sodas and water for customers to enjoy at their convenience, is also available throughout the flight. And all A321 aircraft offer JetBlue´s free Fly Fi high-speed broadband Internet service when flying over the contiguous US (b), access to JetBlue´s Hub content on personal devices and first-run Hollywood movies.

Greater Palm Springs is Southern California´s premier resort, special event and golf destination. Discover a place of many experiences and surprises in nine distinctive cities: Palm Springs, Desert Hot Springs, Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, Indian Wells, La Quinta, Indio and Coachella. As a respite for mind, body and spirit, Greater Palm Springs is ready to provide you with an unparalleled sense of escape, adventure, recreation, relaxation and your own unique way to play–anytime of the year. For more information about Greater Palm Springs, visit www.visitgreaterpalmsprings.com.

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 38 million customers a year to 101 cities in the US, Caribbean, and Latin America with an average of 1,000 daily flights. For more information visit jetblue.com.