Seats on new JetBlue flights between New York City (JFK) and Georgetown (GEO), Guyana, are now available for purchase. The route takes off April 2, 2020, on the new Airbus A321neo aircraft. With a flight time of five hours from New York City, the route delivers intrepid travelers to what JetBlue calls “a playground for adventurists and modern-day explorers.” The route also serves the largest Guyanese American community in the United States, located in New York City.
“Guyana service introduces a diverse and underserved destination to the JetBlue route map which will benefit both leisure travelers, as well as those visiting friends and relatives,” said Andrea Lusso, director, route planning, JetBlue. “Just as we’ve done in our South American markets in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru, we’re introducing a new, low-fare, high-quality choice to travelers in Guyana.”
“We are extremely excited to welcome JetBlue’s new non-stop services from New York-JFK to Georgetown, Guyana,” said Brian T. Mullis, director, Guyana Tourism Authority. “2019 has been quite a year — winning five international awards, increased route options to Europe, new community-led and -owned tourism product development, increased stakeholder collaboration, growing demand in our target markets and now JetBlue improving connectivity with one of our core markets — North America.”
Guyana is the fourth South American country JetBlue serves. Flights take off daily from New York City at 11:55 p.m., arriving in Georgetown at 5:58 a.m. the next day. Return flights take off at 7:20 a.m., arriving in New York City at 1:09 p.m.
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