JetBlue positioned to announce Boston to London flights next week

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After years of waiting, JetBlue appears positioned to announce its plans for nonstop passenger service from Boston’s Logan Airport to London. The airline’s new Airbus A321 Long Range aircraft will be making a rare appearance in Boston on Tuesday morning, when the airline said it intends to announce launch details for its new service between Boston and the United Kingdom. The announcement will come approximately nine months after the airline launched its first flights across the pound from JFK Airport in New York City last August. Aviation journalist Seth Miller reported last week JetBlue had secured slots for the Summer 2022 season at both London’s Heathrow Airport and Gatwick Airport, the final piece needed to launch service between Logan Airport and London. The flights will be operated using the company’s new Airbus A321 Long Range aircraft, featuring 24 Mint suites and 117 other seats.With the anticipated announcement, JetBlue will join one of Boston’s most lucrative and competitive air travel routes, with premium class fares on the route averaging anywhere from $4,000 to as high as $9,500.Currently, American Airlines, British Airways, Delta, Virgin Atlantic and United operate flights between the two cities, all on larger, twin-aisle aircraft.

After years of waiting, JetBlue appears positioned to announce its plans for nonstop passenger service from Boston’s Logan Airport to London.

The airline’s new Airbus A321 Long Range aircraft will be making a rare appearance in Boston on Tuesday morning, when the airline said it intends to announce launch details for its new service between Boston and the United Kingdom.

The announcement will come approximately nine months after the airline launched its first flights across the pound from JFK Airport in New York City last August.

Aviation journalist Seth Miller reported last week JetBlue had secured slots for the Summer 2022 season at both London’s Heathrow Airport and Gatwick Airport, the final piece needed to launch service between Logan Airport and London.

The flights will be operated using the company’s new Airbus A321 Long Range aircraft, featuring 24 Mint suites and 117 other seats.

With the anticipated announcement, JetBlue will join one of Boston’s most lucrative and competitive air travel routes, with premium class fares on the route averaging anywhere from $4,000 to as high as $9,500.

Currently, American Airlines, British Airways, Delta, Virgin Atlantic and United operate flights between the two cities, all on larger, twin-aisle aircraft.

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