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There is good news for New Yorkers who want to travel to the City of Light on a budget. jetblue recently Announced a new route from New York City to Paris, France.
The low-cost US airline now offers travelers direct flights from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG).
The airline offers introductory fares starting at $499 round-trip for Core seats and $2,499 for Mint, the airline’s business class.
JetBlue will operate this route every day and it could be a great opportunity for frequent flyers to take advantage of the airline’s new loyalty program.
Here’s what travelers need to know:
About The New Itinerary
Travelers will have a convenient schedule when traveling to France.
Flight #1407 from JFK to CDG leaves New York at 5:09 pm and arrives at 6:55 am from Paris the next day.
Passengers can sleep through the flight – more than 7 hours – and wake up in the morning just in time to admire the Eiffel Tower.
Flight #1408 from CDG to JFK departs at 8:55 am from Paris and arrives at 11:51 am in New York the same day.
The new services will operate on the airline’s Airbus A321 and offer travelers 114 main seats and 24 special Mint seats.
This aircraft includes Fly-Fi and live TV; travelers must bring their wired headphones to enjoy free entertainment or purchase headphones during the flight.
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And just a few months ago, JetBlue updated its inflight menu and now offers delicious meals.
For transatlantic flights, such as the new New York to Paris service, lead passengers will be able to sample meals from the Dig restaurant group, and Mint passengers will be able to sample variations of Italian cuisine from Charlie Bird restaurant.
More about prices
Introductory pricing will only be available for a limited time and is subject to availability.
Those interested in introductory pricing should book today, before July 1st, and should carefully review the rules as multiple conditions apply, such as including a Saturday night stay and travel between specific dates based on class of travel. and the route.
To get cheap prices, travelers may also need a pinch of luck.
According to a recent search on the official website, the lowest prices currently start at $258 one way.
Booking a roundtrip Blue Basic ticket from August 8 to 14 — the cheapest options during those days — yielded a total of $855. This basic fare does not include checked baggage, seat selection, or priority boarding.
Those looking for a more luxurious experience can reserve a Mint seat, on the same dates, for $2,489.25.
A similar search from September 4-14 returned better results, a total of $586.45 for round-trip travel on Core, with an opportunity to upgrade to Blue class for $756.45, which includes checked bags and free seat selection
The same September itinerary costs $2,892.25 at the Mint.
Other International Routes
Of course, this isn’t JetBlue’s first transatlantic route. The airline also recently launched two new flights from New York and Boston to Amsterdam.
Amsterdam introductory prices started at $479, a similar price to the current sale.
Travelers can still find low fares—in September and from Boston, for example—starting at $257 each way.
From New York, JetBlue also has direct flights to London and other international destinations such as Lima in Peru, Puerto Vallarta in Mexico, Bogotá in Colombia, San José in Costa Rica, Cancun in Mexico and Caribbean destinations such as Aruba, Saint Lucia and the Republic. Dominican.
Europe is always on the minds of American travelers, especially this summer, and these new routes will help globetrotters find the best options for their next Eurotrips.
Those who want to make sure they get the best prices can always use Google Flights to compare before they buy and apply other strategies to get the best fares.
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