JetBlue heads to Ireland with daily flights to Dublin from New York and Boston 

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Coming just in time for St Patrick’s Day which will be celebrated by Irish communities worldwide on March 17,  2024, JetBlue has commenced scheduled flights between New York-JFK and Boston to Dublin in the Republic of Ireland. The new services began on March 13, 2024, with the first services landing in the Emerald Isle the following morning, both operated by the carrier’s A321neos.

The new summer seasonal from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) to Dublin Airport (DUB) will operate daily until September 30, 2024. The addition of Dublin flights expands JetBlue’s footprint in Europe, with flights also serving Paris, Amsterdam, London,  and now Dublin. The airline is also due to launch seasonal flights to Edinburgh and additional frequencies to Paris later in spring 2024.

The new flights depart New York-JFK at 20:47 local time arriving in Dublin the following morning at 09:00 (flight number B6841) while the return flight departs Dublin at 10:45 arriving back in New York at 13:22  (flight B6842).

From Boston, the flight (B6353) leaves at 20:42 local time and arrives in Dublin the following day at 08:40. The return flight (B6354) departs Dublin at 10:55 arriving in Boston at 12:57. 

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According to the carrier, travelers from the US account for nearly 20% of all overseas tourism to Ireland, and Dublin has been among the most requested European destinations previously not served by JetBlue.

With a strong, historic connection between Ireland and the United States and especially within JetBlue’s Northeast focus cities of New York and Boston, the addition of Dublin flights is likely to open up competition on the routes even further, with both Aer Lingus and Delta already serving New York and Boston from Ireland’s capital.

“JetBlue’s entrance into Dublin is set to introduce a new era of low fares and great service between Ireland and the Northeast,” said Joanna Geraghty, chief executive officer, of JetBlue. “We look forward to introducing our award-winning Mint and core service to business and leisure customers traveling to and from Dublin just in time for St Patrick’s Day and the summer holiday season.”

In addition to the direct services, passengers flying from Ireland to the US with JetBlue will also be able to connect via the US gateways to a huge range of other destinations located across the US, Canada, the Caribbean, and Latin America.

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“The arrival of JetBlue to Dublin Airport is very good news for both passengers and Ireland and these new direct routes between Dublin and New York and Boston are going to prove really popular,” said Gary McLean, Managing Director of Dublin Airport. “Demand for transatlantic travel has never been higher, with stronger than ever business links continuing to grow between Ireland and the US. These new services from JetBlue will mean greater choice and value for our passengers and the Dublin Airport looks forward to working with JetBlue to ensure they are a flying success.”

More about the new flights

JetBlue has disrupted the transatlantic market since it first launched flights to London (Heathrow and Gatwick) in 2021. The new Dublin services are served by JetBlue’s 11-strong fleet of Airbus A321LR aircraft which each seat 160 passengers – 16 business (or ‘Mint’) class, 42 in premium economy and 102 in economy class.

The airline’s Mint premium cabin, which is available on all services to and from Dublin, offers passengers fully lie-flat private suites with a sliding door, custom-designed seat cushions, and designer amenity kits. Mint passengers are also served restaurant-style inflight meals designed by some of New York’s leading chefs.  

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“We are delighted that JetBlue has chosen to initiate new nonstop services to Ireland. The introduction of the new routes from New York and Boston to Dublin is exciting news for tourism to the island of Ireland. We look forward to working closely with JetBlue to maximize the promotion of these services. Direct, convenient, and competitive access is critical to tourism,” said Alice Mansergh, Tourism Ireland CEO.

“Tourism Ireland is committed to working with airline partners like JetBlue and other key partners to drive demand for these new routes, and, through our multi-faceted campaigns, to communicate to consumers the ease and convenience of traveling from the East Coast to Ireland and the great experiences and warm welcome that awaits,” she added.

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