JetBlue launches nonstop service to Antigua and Barbuda from New YorkStaff writer ▼ | November 6, 2015
JetBlue launched service to its newest destination, Antigua and Barbuda's V.C. Bird International Airport (ANU), from New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK).
Airline JetBlue will fly three times a week
Antigua and Barbuda becomes JetBlue's 92nd destination in its growing network and 34th destination in Latin America and Caribbean, where JetBlue has quickly become a leading airline from the U.S.
JetBlue's service will arrive in and depart from the recently opened VC Bird International Airport terminal, which offers customers a state-of-the-art airport experience to begin and end their time in Antigua as the newest and most modern airport in the Caribbean.
Antigua and Barbuda, recently awarded, "Caribbean's Most Romantic Destination," at the World Travel Awards, offers visitors miles of beautiful beaches and crystal clear blue waters.
Antigua's rich history and spectacular topography provide a variety of popular sightseeing opportunities from Nelson's Dockyard, commissioned in 1755 to the island's oldest sugar plantation built in 1674, Betty's Hope.
Antigua boasts a full calendar including events such as the World Class Antigua Sailing Week, Antigua Sports Fishing and will be celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Carnival next year; known as the Caribbean's Greatest Summer Festival.
Service from New York to Antigua and Barbuda operates on JetBlue's A320 aircraft, free first-run Hollywood movies and unlimited snacks and soft drinks. Flights operate in the morning, with flights returning to the U.S. in the early evening. ■