JetBlue begins flights to Trinidad in 2014 and Haiti in the winter of 2013

Anissa Ford's picture

JetBlue Airlines has a new Caribbean flight plan: flights to Trinidad's Port-au-Spain capital from Fort Lauderdale begin May 1, 2014.

Nonstop service begins once a day from New York's JFK on February 24, 2014--just in time for spring break 2014.

"We are dedicated to growing in South Florida and expanding our network to the Caribbean and Latin America," said Scott Laurence, vice president of network planning for JetBlue Airways. "We combine low fares with the best customer experience in the skies. Customers visiting the beautiful island of Trinidad and Tobago have dealt with high fares, cramped seating and limited choices for too long."

Check out JetBlue's top 10 Vacation and Caribbean Deals/Vacation Packages on sale now starting at $369 per person.

"We look forward to welcoming JetBlue and its award winning service to Trinidad and Tobago. JetBlue' s service to Port of Spain from New York and Fort Lauderdale will offer a high quality experience for business and leisure travelers alike. This is in keeping with governments' vision to grow the tourism sector," said The Honorable Chandresh Sharma, minister of tourism, Trinidad and Tobago. "The United States has traditionally been and continues to be one of our major trading partners. An efficient, reliable and affordable airlift is of critical importance in further capitalizing on the potential from the U.S. We look forward to a relationship that can engender new opportunities not just for Trinidad and Tobago, but also for the wider Caribbean region."

Only 25 percent of JetBlue's company service the Caribbean and Latin America. JetBlue says its aircraft is the largest carrier in terms of capacity in both Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic as it offers more flights to those locations than any other carrier.

JetBlue flies into 27 Latin American and Caribbean destinations, including Aruba; Nassau, Bahamas;Barbados;Bermuda;Cayman Islands (Grand Cayman); Colombia (Bogota, Medlin, and Cartagena); Costa Rica (Liberia and San Jose): Dominican Republic (La Romana, Puerto Plata, Punta Cana, Samana, Santiago and Santo Domingo); Jamaica (Kingston and Montego Bay); Mexico (Cancun); Puerto Rico (Aguadilla, Ponce and San Juan); St. Croix; Saint Lucia; St. Maarten; St. Thomas; and, Turks and Caicos (Providenciales). The airline will also begin service to Port-au-Prince, Haiti this winter, subject to receipt of government approval.

JetBlue flights scheduled for Port-au-Prince will depart Florida between 7: a.m. and 10:45 a.m. and depart Port-au-Prince between 11:45 a.m. and 3:54 p.m.

Flights leaving JFK and Florida seat 150.

Current JetBlue Caribbean specials include Orlando, the Bahamas, Cancun Riviera Maya, Turks and Caicos, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, Santa Domingo, DR, and West Palm Beach.