Haiti - Tourism : JetBlue Airways will double its roads USA / Haiti
This decision is good news for travelers to and from Boston, who can now planning direct flights from Logan Airport to Port-au-Prince, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays during the summer. JetBlue will begin its direct flights Boston-PAP even earlier in 2016, with a expected date June 4 https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-14242-haiti-tourism-jetblue-airways-a-new-boston-haiti-connection.html
JetBlue will add seats on its daily route New York JFK- PAP by using a larger aircraft, a A321 of 190 seats from 5 December 2015. The airline will also add an additional second daily flight from JFK between 25 and 31 December and again during the summer season. The company also will add a third daily flight between Fort Lauderdale-PAP during the summer months, as of June 2, 2016.
"Since launching service to Port-au-Prince in 2013 https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-8532-haiti-tourism-jetblue-flights-to-port-au-prince-from-fort-lauderdale-hollywood-and-jfk.html , the Haitian community has responded overwhelmingly to JetBlue’s award-winning service and convenient connections to our route network," declared Dave Clark, vice president of network planning for JetBlue. "We’re pleased to meet increasing demand by investing in the market and making more seats available between the U.S. and Port-au-Prince. These service additions, along with the volunteer work our crewmembers perform in the country https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-5448-haiti-environment-jetblue-airways-is-committed-to-planting-1-tree-for-each-passenger.html , demonstrate our commitment to this market."
"Haiti is no longer searching for tourists - the tourists are already upon us! This is a great opportunity for us to have companies such as JetBlue sending this strong message to the travel industry: ‘Haiti is ready to receive visitors.’ As time goes on, it is imperative that the world recognizes Haiti as a renewed destination that must be experienced. This flight adjustment is a major step forward, and the result of the continuous efforts to establish Haiti as an appealing travel destination on the tourist map of the Caribbean," declared Stéphanie Villedrouin, the Minister of Tourism and Creative Industry.
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