JetBlue kicked off service to Guadeloupe (PTP) this month. Flights began Feb. 1 from New York City (JFK). JetBlue is the only airline to offer flights between the Northeast and the Caribbean island. Flights are around four and a half hours.
Guadeloupe is an archipelago with five main islands, each with its own culture and traditions. Guadeloupe offers travelers a wealth of wellness and adventure activities, as well as shopping and world-class dining.
“As we advance our targeted focus city build-out plans, Guadeloupe allows us to diversify our route map and introduce JetBlue customers to this unique island destination,” said Andrea Lusso, director, route planning, JetBlue. “At the same time, we are solidifying our leading position in the Caribbean with the only service between the French Caribbean island and the Northeast.”
“We are delighted we were able to maintain a connection between New York and Pointe-à-Pître as this route is crucial for the development of our archipelago,” added Alain Bièvre, chairman of the board, Guadeloupe Pôle Caraibe Airport. “We are convinced that American travelers will leave the Guadeloupe Islands with lifetime memories and come back again and again. So, we would like to wish the warmest bienvenue to JetBlue!”
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