JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU) has announced the start service in Atlanta, the largest US city not already served by the airline, the company said.
The inaugural flight from Boston´s Logan International Airport (BOS) arrived at Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) this morning, making Georgia´s capital city JetBlue´s 101st destination.
Atlanta becomes the 63rd nonstop destination from JetBlue´s Boston focus city. The addition of nonstop Atlanta service, which was the most requested destination by Boston travelers, is part of JetBlue´s plan to reach 200 daily flights at Logan in the coming years.
Hartsfield-Jackson welcomes nearly 35 million travelers to Atlanta each year.
Customers in both cities will benefit from five times daily service between Boston and Atlanta. Flights will be operated on JetBlue´s Airbus A320 aircraft.
JetBlue carries more than 38 million customers a year to 101 cities in the US, Caribbean, and Latin America with an average of 1,000 daily flights.