JetBlue to Serve LAX; Expand Western Offerings

By | February 12, 2008

JetBlue announced a major expansion of service, and a new destination in the Western United States. JetBlue will be taking aim at Virgin America, along with the other carriers trying to eliminate the fledgling Virgin carrier.

Beginning May 21st, JetBlue will add Los Angeles International Airport(LAX) as its fourth LA area airport. It will fly thrice-daily to New York, and once daily to Boston from LAX Terminal 6.

In addition, JetBlue will start operating Embraer 190s out of its West Coast base. It will offer service from Long Beach to Austin(Once Daily), San Jose(Thrice Daily), and Seattle(Twice Daily) with a mixture of A320s and E190s.

They will also expand offerings at Bob Hope-Burbank Airport, resuming once daily service to Las Vegas, and twice daily service to Washington/Dulles, and add once daily service from San Diego to Seattle, and double service to Salt Lake City.