JetBlue Airways [NASDAQ: JBLU] Expands its Presence in the Transatlantic Market

JetBlue Airways Corporation [NASDAQ: JBLU] disclosed that it has decided to expand its presence in the Transatlantic market. The firm has announced the nonstop service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and London Gatwick Airport (LGW). The introduction of JetBlue’s service between New York and London has been a most applauded addition to the transatlantic market.

Gatwick is the second busiest U.K. airport and offers JetBlue an important presence where it can entice a new base of travelers. JetBlue will work from the North Terminal, which has a range of passenger facilities that include a broad range of shops and restaurants, Kid Zones for families with children, and special support services.

In addition, Flights between New York-JFK and Gatwick initially work four times per week through October and increase daily in November on JetBlue’s new Airbus A321 Long Range (LR) aircraft with 24 redesigned Mint suites, 114 core seats, and the elegant and spacious Airspace cabin interior.

Furthermore, the A321LR platform providing the variety of a wide-body but with the economics of a single-aisle aircraft. It enables JetBlue to effectively compete, with award-winning service and low fares on flights between the U.S. and London. JetBlue’s A321LR is backed by two Pratt & Whitney GTF engines. The GTF engine, with its revolutionary oriented fan technology, is revolutionizing aviation by providing a game-changing economic and environmental performance.