JetBlue Airways Announces Flights from Boston to Houston Hobby Airport, its 49th Destination from Logan Airport
- Starting in July, 2013, Boston’s largest airline will be adding two daily to Houston’s Hobby Airport -
BOSTON, March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU), Boston’s largest airline with more flights than any other carrier at Logan International Airport (BOS), today announced it will be adding two daily flights between Boston’s Logan International Airport and Houston’s William P. Hobby Airport starting July 25, 2013. To celebrate, customers can now book sale fares from $49 one way between Boston and Houston through April 2, 2013 at jetblue.com for travel between September 3 and October 9, 2013 (blackout dates apply) (a).
“JetBlue is committed to giving its customers more for less, which is particularly true for our new route to Houston, the first regularly scheduled service between these two airports,” said Dennis Corrigan, JetBlue’s Vice President of Sales and Revenue Management. “We’re proud to have become Boston’s carrier of choice and the preferred airline for business and leisure travel by providing competitive fares, a better experience and more network relevance.”
“JetBlue said they will continue their remarkable growth at Logan and they are true to their word,” said Ed Freni, the Director of Aviation for the Massachusetts Port Authority, which owns and operates Logan. “We congratulate the airline on its 49th destination from Logan and we are pleased that Houston Hobby becomes Logan’s 74th non-stop domestic destination.”
“Houston welcomes the new nonstop flights between Hobby Airport and Boston this summer,” said Mario C.Diaz, Houston Airport System Director. “The growth of JetBlue in the Houston market demonstrates the strength of our local economy.”
JetBlue’s schedule between Boston and Houston:
Boston (BOS) to Houston Houston (HOU) to Boston (HOU): (BOS): ----------------------- ----------------------- Depart - Arrive Depart - Arrive --------------- --------------- 7:00 a.m. - 9:57 a.m. 10:35 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. --------------------- ---------------------- 1:40 p.m. - 4:39 p.m. 5:20 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. --------------------- ---------------------- - Flights operate daily effective July 25, 2013 - - All times local - -------------------
As JetBlue flies towards its goal of operating more than 150 daily departures in Boston, it continues to add destinations that are relevant to its customers and Boston’s thriving business community. JetBlue has experienced exponential growth since its Boston launch in 2004, adding an average of five new destinations annually. Over the past year, the airline launched direct service to Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas, Charleston, S.C and Grand Cayman in The Cayman Islands. JetBlue now operates more than 100 daily flights to 49 nonstop destinations across the U.S., Caribbean and Mexico and serves approximately 7 million customers at Logan annually.
Customers connecting through Boston on JetBlue from select destinations can also take advantage of convenient onward service to Europe and beyond on JetBlue’s partner airlines Aer Lingus, American Airlines, Icelandair, Japan Airlines, Lufthansa and Virgin Atlantic, or to destinations throughout New England with Cape Air.
In addition to its Boston focus city, JetBlue offers service from six other New England airports: Burlington, Vt.; Hartford, Conn.; Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket, Mass.; Portland, Maine; and Providence, R.I.
About JetBlue Airways
JetBlue is New York’s Hometown Airline(TM) with other focus cities in Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Los Angeles (Long Beach), San Juan and Orlando. Known for its award-winning service and free inflight entertainment as much as its low fares JetBlue offers the most legroom in coach of any U.S. airline (based on average fleet-wide seat pitch) as well as super-spacious Even More Space seats. JetBlue is also America’s first and only airline to offer its own Customer Bill of Rights, with meaningful and specific compensation for customers inconvenienced by service disruptions within JetBlue’s control. Visit www.jetblue.com/promise for details. JetBlue serves 76 cities with 800 daily flights and plans to launch service to Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 2013, as well as MedellÃn, Colombia. With JetBlue, all seats are assigned, all fares are one-way, and an overnight stay is never required. For information call 1-800-538-2583 (TTY/TDD 1-800-336-5530), or visit www.jetblue.com.
(a) Fare includes government taxes/fees and must be purchased by 4/2/13 (the earlier of 11:59 PM ET or local) for flights between Boston, MA (BOS) and Houston, TX (HOU) on Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday only between 9/3/13 and 10/9/13. 21-day advance purchase required. Fare is subject to availability; may not be available on all flights; may change without notice; must be purchased at time of reservation; and is one-way, nonstop, nonrefundable and nontransferable. Reservations made one week or more prior to a flight’s scheduled departure may be canceled without penalty up to 24 hours after the reservation is made. First checked bag is free (weight and size limits and exceptions for itineraries including flights marked or operated by other airlines apply). Fare does not include fees for oversized/overweight/extra baggage or other fees for products/services sold separately. To view baggage fees and other optional services and fees, click here. $20 fee per person applies to fares (not Award flights) purchased by phone or at an airport or ticket office. Cancellations/changes must be made prior to scheduled departure (otherwise all money for fare is forfeited); $100 change/cancel fee per person will apply, and for changes, there may be a fare adjustment. Cancellations receive JetBlue travel credit, valid for one year. Proper documentation required for boarding. Other restrictions apply.
SOURCE JetBlue Airways