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JetBlue airline will begin offering flights to Puerto Vallarta in early 2022, leaving from JFK airport in New York.
The frequency, schedules, characteristics of the aircraft and commercialization of the New York-Puerto Vallarta flight with JetBlue will be announced in the coming months , but it has been confirmed that this air link will take place between January and February 2022.
JetBlue’s commitment to this expansion is to continue offering very convenient rates and excellent service to more travelers, now with seven new destinations connected to New York and Boston.
“We are very happy to have been selected as a connection city with JetBlue for the year 2022, Puerto Vallarta offers 360 days of sunshine a year, with beautiful beaches, activities in the sea and mountains , and incredible experiences that make it an excellent option for all types of travelers looking for an extraordinary and accessible tropical destination ”, said Luis Villaseñor, acting director of the Trust for the Promotion and Publicity of Puerto Vallarta.
The New York metropolitan area, with more than 27 million inhabitants, added Villaseñor, is an important tourist market. JetBlue’s decision to launch a direct flight to Puerto Vallarta from the “JFK” airport , recognizes the growing attraction generated by this beach destination among the inhabitants of this important region of the United States, which opens an opportunity to welcome frequent travelers, and, of course, those who have on their to-do list to know this paradisiacal Mexican port.
The New York market and its metropolitan area is of high purchasing power, which invests in several trips throughout the year-especially in winter-, plus what it represents in demand for seats through the bank of connections that the airport in neighboring cities may generate.
In 2019, the “JFK” airport was number 20 in passenger emissions from the United States, but the New York metropolitan area (with its three airports) represented the ninth most important market in that country.
The new flight will reinforce the 2022 winter period, which is expected to represent a rebound in tourist activity , as anticovid vaccination has advanced in the United States and Mexico.
For his part, Scott Laurence, the airline’s Planning Manager, highlighted that “with the Northeast alliance we can finally offer travelers in New York what they have been asking for for years, more JetBlue services and cheaper fares to highly desired destinations. ”
Our global alliances are designed to increase our network and benefit our clients , team members and investors, ”he stated.
For their part, New York and New Jersey airport authorities said they have worked together to prioritize the health and well-being of air travelers , and are excited to welcome visitors back to their airports as the airport opens. skies to tourism.