has already built a substantial presence in Latin America and the Caribbean, is
expanding to one of the biggest markets in the region.
The airline will
launch daily service between Mexico City and two U.S. cities, Fort Lauderdale
and Orlando, on Oct. 1. Fares went on sale today.
is JetBlue’s second in Mexico and its 35th in Latin America and the Caribbean.
is a destination that we have been very eager to add to our network," said
Dave Clark, JetBlue’s vice president of network planning.
Service from Fort
Lauderdale and Orlando to Mexico City will operate in the evening, with flights
back to the U.S. from Mexico City offered in the early morning.
compete with Aeromexico on the Orlando route. Spirit Airlines flies from Fort
Lauderdale to Toluca Airport, which is about 25 miles from the main airport in