NEW YORK- JetBlue (B6) has expanded its transatlantic offerings by introducing new nonstop flights between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) on August 27, 2023.
Additionally, service from Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) to Amsterdam is scheduled to commence on September 20. This expansion follows JetBlue’s successful launch of London service in August 2021 and Paris in June this year.
JetBlue New York to Amsterdam Flights
JetBlue’s transatlantic service has demonstrated its ability to lower fares and provide advantages to travelers in markets that high fares from traditional carriers have long burdened,” remarked Robin Hayes, CEO of JetBlue.
“We eagerly anticipate introducing our award-winning Mint and core services to both business and leisure travelers flying to and from Amsterdam.”
Ruud Sondag, President and CEO of Royal Schiphol Group, expressed his pleasure at welcoming JetBlue to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, emphasizing the positive impact on Schiphol’s network.
He noted, “Most importantly, with JetBlue utilizing their new Airbus A321neo LR aircraft, they contribute to noise reduction and sustainability initiatives.”
JetBlue’s daily flights between the U.S. and Amsterdam will be serviced by their Airbus A321 Long Range (LR) aircraft. This aircraft has 24 Mint Suite® seats, 114 core seats, and a modern and roomy Airspace interior.
The A321, known for its wide-body range combined with the cost-effectiveness of a single-aisle aircraft, enables JetBlue to significantly impact the market by offering its acclaimed service and competitive fares on these routes.
JetBlue is offering special fares to celebrate the launch of its new service to Amsterdam. For travelers originating from the U.S., roundtrip fares start at just $499 for the core experience and $2,199 for the premium Mint experience.
Travelers from the Netherlands can take advantage of introductory roundtrip fares starting at €399 for Core and €1,599 for Mint when booking on jetblue.com (a).
Booking directly through jetblue.com ensures access to the airline’s best and lowest fares, along with extra benefits such as access to all fare options, exclusive sales and promotions, the opportunity to earn 2x TrueBlue points, participation in Points Pooling, easy seat selection, Even More® Space upgrades, 24/7 access to JetBlue’s customer service channels, and more.
Schiphol Airport, located just 10 miles from Amsterdam, is one of Europe’s largest and most significant airports, serving over 71 million passengers annually.
JetBlue’s presence at Schiphol Airport provides the airline with visibility at this renowned global hub, allowing it to attract a new group of travelers from the Netherlands and beyond.
JetBlue Mint Premium Experience
JetBlue is offering an exceptional premium experience with its Mint service, originally designed for transcontinental travel in the U.S. and now reimagined for transatlantic flights.
Mint presents travelers with a refreshing choice for journeys between the U.S. and Europe. It includes 24 fully lie-flat private suites featuring sliding doors, including two Mint Studio® seats.
These seats incorporate a custom-designed cushion created in collaboration with innovative mattress company Tuft & Needle. The cushion, utilizing proprietary T&N Adaptive® foam and a breathable cover, ensures a cool and comfortable sleeping experience that stands out in the aviation industry.
Mint also incorporates thoughtful design elements to make passengers feel at ease while in the air. Additionally, JetBlue introduces the Mint Studio, offering an even more spacious premium experience.
JetBlue’s core experience, known for its industry-leading standards, has been reimagined for transatlantic flights, providing excellent service to passengers traveling in the “coach” class who seek an exceptional experience at a competitive price point. With just 114 core seats, including 24 Even More® Space Seats, passengers enjoy a boutique-style experience, regardless of their seat selection.
The airline partnered with New York-based restaurant group Dig to offer core passengers its signature build-your-own dining concept. This dining experience is complimentary in core class.
Passengers in core class also benefit from a complimentary selection of beverages, including soft drinks, coffee, tea, beer, wine, and spirits.
The A321LR aircraft is equipped with spacious overhead bins, and all passengers, regardless of their fare type, may bring one carry-on item, space permitting, and one personal item.
JetBlue ensures that passengers in both core and Mint classes stay connected during their flight with unlimited, free high-speed Wi-Fi on every plane.
Additionally, passengers have access to a curated selection of live TV channels, with a focus on news and sports, as well as an extensive library of seatback entertainment, providing passengers with a multiple-screen experience similar to what they enjoy at home.
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