New JetBlue Palm Springs route connects travelers to 2 top destinations

JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) has begun service between New York City and Palm Springs, Calif., the airline´s 95th destination, the company said.

Roundtrip flights serve John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) five times per week, Thursdays through Mondays, now through May 1, 2016. JetBlue now operates non-stop flights to 70 destinations from JFK, including nine in California, and offers more flights between Palm Springs and the east coast than any other airline.

Famous for its mid-century modern style and beautiful landscape, Greater Palm Springs welcomes visitors from around the world. Once the playground for Hollywood stars like Frank Sinatra, Bob Hope and Lucille Ball, Palm Springs has positioned itself as the go-to spot for top events such as the Palm Springs International Film Festival, Modernism Week, the BNP Paribas Open, Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and the Rancho Mirage Writers Festival.

JetBlue´s home at JFK T5 provides convenient connections between cities across the JetBlue´s US, Caribbean and Latin American network as well as between international destinations served by some of JetBlue´s more than 40 airline partnerships.

JetBlue´s low-fare service also brings increased value and convenience to the Palm Springs market for customers seeking the easy accessibility of the airport and its beautiful open-air terminal located less than two miles from downtown.

JetBlue operates this new route using Airbus A320 aircraft offering the airline´s award-winning service featuring the most legroom in coach (a); free Fly-Fi, the fastest broadband internet in the sky; complimentary and unlimited name-brand snacks and soft drinks; free, live DIRECTV® programming and 100+ channels of SiriusXM® radio at every seat.

JetBlue is New York´s Hometown Airlineâ„¢, and a leading carrier in Boston, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, Los Angeles (Long Beach), Orlando, and San Juan. It carries more than 35 million customers a year to 95 cities in the US, Caribbean, and Latin America with an average of 900 daily flights.