JetBlue today introduces its new Mint trans-con Airbus A321 service

JetBlue Airways (New York), today (June 15) launches its take on premium service, Mint, between New York (JFK) and Los Angeles (LAX). By August 3, 2014, all JetBlue flights between New York (JFK) and Los Angeles (LAX) will feature Mint. On October 26, 2014, JetBlue will expand this distinctive new offer to the New York (JFK) – San Francisco (SFO) route.

JetBlue Mint logo

Mint features the widest seat and longest fully-flat bed in the U.S. domestic market and four private suites among the 16 seats. JetBlue is now the only airline in America and one of the few in the world to offer customers a private suite. The Mint experience also updates one of JetBlue’s best-known features, LiveTVTM at every seat. Mint features a15-inch flat screen with 100+ channels of DIRECTV® programming and more than 100 channels of SiriusXM® satellite radio.


According to the airline, “Mint fares start at an industry-shattering $599 one way (b), much lower than any competitors’ premium offering and are available between New York (JFK) and Los Angeles (LAX) as well as between New York (JFK) and San Francisco (SFO), which launches later this fall.”

JetBlue has teamed up with a number of unique partners to provide a distinctive product with Mint. From a tapas-style menu curated by popular New York City restaurant Saxon+Parole and customized amenity kits from Birchbox, to organic desserts by Blue Marble Ice Cream and a sweet treat from Mah-ze-Dahr Bakery, Mint customers will enjoy the latest products and delicious cuisine providing refresh-mint, entertain-mint and rejuvenation during and after their flight.

Mint is available on brand new Airbus A321 aircraft that are being continuously added to JetBlue’s fleet. JetBlue’s A321 sub-fleet with Mint will total 11 aircraft by the end of first quarter 2015. The Mint seat is fully customized to JetBlue’s requirements and features:

Fully lie-flat beds up to 6′ 8″ (203cm), averaging the longest in the U.S. domestic business class market (a)

The only private suites with closing doors in the American domestic market, four on each flight

Seats up to 22.3″ wide, making them the widest seats on average in the U.S. domestic market (a)

Air cushions with adjustable firmness

Built-in massage function

15-inch flat screen with 100+ channels of DIRECTV® programming and 100+ channels of SiriusXM® satellite radio

Shoe storage

Dual 110volt power outlets with two USB ports

“Wake me for service” indicator, allowing customers to customize their service needs

Pre-departure signature drink, followed by a cocktail and amuse-bouche once airborne

Curated menu by popular New York City restaurant Saxon + Parole

Customers will customize their meal by choosing among five offerings, comfort food with a twist, served tapas-style.

Customized men’s and women’s kits amenity kits by partner Birchbox

Dessert from Blue Marble Ice Cream

Sweet treats from Mah-ze-Dahr Bakery

New A321 aircraft also features a refreshed core experience

JetBlue Mint Selfie (JetBlue)(LRW)

Copyright Photo: JetBlue Airways. The airline is allowing prospective customers to experience the new JetBlue Mint cabin in “The Mint Room” and also to take a selfie while sitting in the new seats.

JetBlue’s brand new Airbus A321 aircraft also features an enhanced core product, including a new world-class seat designed to maximize comfort, larger 10.1″ personal screens offering 100+ channels of DIRECTTV® programming and 100+ channels of SiriusXM® radio (d), in-seat power outlets accessible to all customers and a drink holder. As a result of the new next-generation slimmer seat design, customers will enjoy even more living space and the most legroom in coach (c), as well as more comfort.

JetBlue already provided unlimited snacks and soft drinks, an offering that will be expanded aboard Mint aircraft. To add even more to the core experience on New York-Los Angeles/San Francisco flights, JetBlue created the Inflight Marketplace concept for all new Airbus A321s, a complimentary self-serve station full of snacks, soft drinks and water for customers to enjoy at their convenience throughout the flight.

To celebrate the introduction of Mint, JetBlue has launched a special Mint sweepstakes, which will run until June 26 where one lucky customer will win a pair of travel certificates for a round-trip Mint experience between New York and Los Angeles or New York and San Francisco (d). To enter, go visit

Top Copyright Photo: Jay Selman/ (all others by JetBlue). Airbus A321-231 N913JB (msn 5909) in the special Prism tail design arrives at the New York (JFK) hub.

JetBlue Airways: AG Slide Show

JetBlue Airways has also introduced crew uniforms:

JetBlue Uniforms (JetBlue)(LRW)

Video: The Mint A321 cabin and seats: