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JetBlue to Serve Long Island MacArthur Airport

DALLAS — JetBlue Airways (B6) cements its hometown footprint by announcing its inaugural service from Long Island MacArthur Airport (ISP), with tickets available for purchase today.

Beginning in October, B6 will offer flights to Orlando International Airport (MCO), Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL), and Palm Beach International Airport (PBI), aiming to provide loyal Long Island customers with more convenient travel options to popular Florida destinations.

JetBlue says its expansion to Long Island highlights its 24-year commitment to improving connectivity for New Yorkers. This new service will enhance the carrier's presence in the New York Metro area, supplementing its existing operations at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), LaGuardia Airport (LGA), and Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR).

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JetBlue's ISP Benefits

  • Enhanced travel options for Long Island residents
  • Award-winning service with amenities like more legroom, seatback entertainment, and free Wi-Fi
  • Economic boost through job creation and increased tourism
  • Lowest fares available on JetBlue.com
  • Additional perks for direct bookings including TrueBlue points, seat selections, and customer service access.
Long Island MacArthur Airport. Photo: AITFFan1 - Own work/CC BY-SA 4.0

Flight Schedules

New B6 destinations from ISP include Orlando (MCO), Fort Lauderdale (FLL), and West Palm Beach (PBI).

Orlando: Daily, starting October 24

  • MCO-ISP: 7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
  • ISP-MCO: 11:15 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.

West Palm Beach: Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Sundays, starting October 24

  • PBI-ISP: 10:55 a.m. - 1:55 p.m.
  • ISP-PBI: 2:40 p.m. – 5:40 p.m.

Fort Lauderdale: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, starting October 25

  • FLL-ISP: 8:35 a.m. - 11:35 a.m.
  • ISP-FLL: 12:20 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.
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Hometown Airline

"Long Island is an integral part of the New York Metro area, and we are excited to bring our award-winning service to customers in this community," said Dave Jehn, JetBlue’s vice president of network planning and airline partnerships.

"The addition of Long Island MacArthur Airport to our network will offer more options and greater convenience for customers, and we are proud to provide new opportunities for more Long Islanders to experience our unique combination of low fares and great service."

Long Island’s hometown airport,” said Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter, stated, “It’s no secret that Long Island loves JetBlue, for years residents have asked, and we’ve been listening. As the Town Supervisor, I can say that we are thrilled to embark on this new partnership. We are committed to ensuring the success of our business partners at Long Island MacArthur Airport."

"Our airport is one of our region’s greatest economic assets, and JetBlue’s success at ISP will certainly enrich our community and beyond. Long Island cannot wait to open its doors to the visitors that will come to New York by way of ISP."

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