JetBlue Enhances and Expands Mexico City Service with New, Customer-Friendly Schedules and Added Flights

New Flight Schedules Between Florida Focus Cities and Mexican Capital Better Meets Needs of Nonstop and Connecting Travelers

Fort Lauderdale and Orlando Routes Will Each Be Flown Twice Daily – Up From Current Once Daily Service

NEW YORK--()--JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU) today announced new and improved flight schedules for service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and Mexico City International Airport (MEX) and between Orlando International Airport (MCO) and the Mexican capital, which will better accommodate the airline’s customers. Additionally, JetBlue will increase service to four daily roundtrips between Mexico City and the U.S. – two on the Fort Lauderdale route and two on the Orlando route. Seats are on sale now and JetBlue is celebrating with a special introductory fare of just $99 one-way (a).

“Our ability to now offer Mexico City service twice daily with improved flight times between these two growing Florida focus cities positions JetBlue for even greater success in one of the most important major markets in the Americas,” said John Checketts, vice president network planning, JetBlue. “It’s a win for customers on each end of these routes.”

JetBlue first landed in Mexico City in 2015 with one daily roundtrip flight from each of its Florida focus cities. While the airline has quickly become a favorite among Mexico City travelers who love JetBlue’s award-winning service and low fares, the original flight times could not accommodate all customers’ schedule needs and did not align well with a portion of connecting traffic.

However, earlier this year, JetBlue was awarded new flight times and the authority to operate additional service by the U.S. Department of Transportation when the agency required other airlines to divest slots at MEX in order to enhance competition in Mexico City.

The enhancements in Mexico City service help JetBlue grow in several key areas. In Fort Lauderdale, where JetBlue is the top airline serving more than 60 nonstop destinations, it advances growth plans to reach 140 daily flights in the coming years. In Orlando, the expanded service grows JetBlue’s other Florida focus city where it operates up to 70 daily flights to nearly 30 destinations. Lastly, JetBlue’s growth in the broader Latin America and Caribbean network continues to make up nearly a third of the airline’s flying capacity. JetBlue will operate up to 315 daily flights in the region this year.


Flight Schedule Between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood (FLL) and Mexico City (MEX)

Beginning September 6, 2017

FLL – MEX Flight #517 MEX – FLL Flight #2518
6:57 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. 10:30 a.m. – 2:44 p.m.
FLL – MEX Flight 1717 MEX – FLL Flight #1718
1:51 p.m. – 4:10 p.m. 5:20 p.m. – 9:35 p.m.

Flight Schedule Between Orlando (MCO) and Mexico City (MEX)

Beginning September 6, 2017

MCO – MEX Flight #1525 MEX – MCO Flight #1524
8:37 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. 12:15 p.m. – 4:27 p.m.
MCO – MEX Flight #2825 MEX – MCO Flight #2824
12:02 p.m. – 2:25 p.m. 3:50 p.m. – 8:02 p.m.

Flights between the U.S. and Mexico City will be operated on the airline’s Airbus A320 aircraft offering the airline's award-winning service featuring the most legroom in coach (b); free Fly-Fi, the fastest broadband internet in the sky (c); complimentary and unlimited name-brand snacks and soft drinks; free, live DIRECTV® programming,100+ channels of SiriusXM® radio at every seat and free first-run Hollywood movies.

About JetBlue Airways

JetBlue is New York's Hometown Airline®, and a leading carrier in Boston, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, Los Angeles (Long Beach), Orlando, and San Juan. JetBlue carries more than 38 million customers a year to 101 cities in the U.S., Caribbean, and Latin America with an average of 1,000 daily flights. For more information please visit

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(b) JetBlue offers the most legroom in coach based on average fleet-wide seat pitch for U.S. airlines.

(c) Fly-Fi is not available on flights operating outside of the contiguous U.S. For flights originating outside of the contiguous U.S., Fly-Fi will be available once the aircraft returns to the coverage area.


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JetBlue Enhances and Expands Mexico City Service With New, Customer-Friendly Schedules and Added Flights



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