JetBlue plans flights to Haiti from NYC, Fl
JetBlue Airways Corp is extending its service in the Caribbean to Haiti.
The airline announced yesterday that it plans to offer daily nonstop flights to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, from New York City's John F. Kennedy International Airport and South Florida's Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.
The flights are scheduled to begin December 5.
In a statement from the airline, Haiti's consul general in New York said JetBlue's service will help the Caribbean country's economy and give Haitian-Americans more opportunities to visit their homeland.
The airline says destinations in Latin America and the Caribbean make up nearly a third of its routes. It flies to more than 10 countries, including the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Aruba, Barbados and the Bahamas.