Today marks JetBlue’s inaugural flight from San Diego International Airport (SAN) to Newark, New Jersey via Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR). JetBlue is the only carrier that offers nonstop service to two New York area airports, EWR and John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), from SAN. Other routes JetBlue serves from SAN are Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) and Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport (FLL).
“This route will serve as a vital link between San Diego and the northeast U.S.,” said Kimberly Becker, San Diego County Regional Airport Authority President and CEO. “Those with essential travel needs during these challenging times will greatly appreciate the convenience. And when you are flying, please visit san.org/gosafely for up-to-date travel information.”
SAN has implemented a number of modifications and protocols to help ensure the health and safety of passengers who choose to travel amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Those improvements include increased cleaning of high touch points, signage on preventive health measures, floor decals and seat separation signage to queue six-foot social distance, hand sanitizer stations, and Plexiglas sneeze guards in certain public spaces. Per the California Department of Public Health, facial coverings are required for all passengers, visitors, tenants, contractors and employees while on airport property, excluding those with a medical or mental health condition, or developmental disability that prevents wearing a face covering.
To learn more about what SAN is doing to ensure the health and safety of its customers, please visit san.org/gosafely.
For available flight days and times, please visit jetblue.com.
ABOUT SAN DIEGO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
San Diego International Airport (SAN) offers nonstop service to about 70 destinations in the continental U.S., Europe, Asia, Mexico and Canada. In operation since 1928, the airport celebrated more than 90 years of service to the San Diego region in 2018. The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority has managed the airport since 2003. The Airport Authority plans for and provides air transportation services to the region with safe, effective facilities that exceed customer expectations.