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JetBlue begins direct flights from New York to Curaçao

Last Updated on Tuesday, 2 December 2014, 22:42 by GxMedia

San Juan, Dec 2 (EFE).- U.S. budget carrier JetBlue Airways announced on Tuesday the launch of twice-weekly direct flights to its latest Caribbean destination, Curaçao.

“We are pleased to add another dot on our Caribbean route map with the only nonstop service to Curaçao from New York,” said Robin Hayes, JetBlue’s president.

Hayes added in a statement that the “island is a hidden gem that we hope more American travelers will discover.”

The twice-weekly service from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York to Curaçao International Airport will operate on Tuesdays and Saturdays using an Airbus A320.

“This is an exciting day for our island, and we are thrilled to welcome JetBlue’s new nonstop service today,” Curaçao’s minister of Economic Development, Stanley Palm, said.

JetBlue offers up to 121 daily flights from the United States to the Caribbean