It is the first foreign company to obtain approval from the British authorities to conduct passenger flights
Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) From the United Kingdom gave its approval to the American airline JetBlue to operate transatlantic routes between London, New York and Boston.
JetBlue is a program The first foreign worker In obtaining the approval of the British authorities to operate passenger flights. Behind the The United Kingdom leaves the European UnionAll foreign transport companies that seek to start services to their territories It will require approval from the Civil Aviation Authority.
This is the first scheduled foreign carrier permit issued to a new operator since the UK left the European Union. pic.twitter.com/pgYpq1aEH1
British Civil Aviation Authority (UK_CAA) April 19, 2021
While the airport and the airline have not officially confirmed the flight itineraries, it is known It will use its fleet of Airbus A321 XLR aircraft.
“London is the largest metropolitan area not yet served by JetBlue from Boston and New York, and we couldn’t be more enthusiastic to change that in the next few years,” said Joanna Geraghty, the airline’s president and chief operating officer.
JetBlue recently announced a customization of the 270 flights to and from London AirportDeparting from Terminal 2. Of the total, 180 were assigned to services to New York and the rest to Boston.