JetBlue Airways (New York-JFK) today announced its plans to serve Providenciales (PLS), in the Turks and Caicos Islands, subject to receipt of government operating authority. Effective Presidents Day weekend 2011, the carrier intends to launch daily service from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) commencing February 17 and seasonal (November – April) Saturday only service beginning February 19 from Boston Logan International (BOS).
Providenciales will be JetBlue’s 64th destination and its 17th destination in the Caribbean. With the addition of the Turks and Caicos Islands, the carrier will serve 40 nonstop destinations from Boston.
JetBlue intends to operate its Providenciales service with 150-seat Airbus A320 aircraft.
Copyright Photo: Wade DeNero. Airbus A320-232 N562JB (msn 1948) climbs away from Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood.
World Airways (Atlanta), a subsidiary of Global Aviation Holdings Inc., has entered into an agreement to add two leased Boeing 747-400 freighters to its fleet. The aircraft, scheduled for delivery in December 2010 and February 2011, will grow World’s B747-400 freighter fleet to four aircraft.
World is also in the process of reactivating a MD-11 freighter that it had placed into storage in 2009. This aircraft will enter revenue service in September 2010, and will return World’s fuel efficient MD-11 freighter fleet to nine active aircraft.
Copyright Photo: Wade DeNero. Boeing 747-4H6 (F) N740WA (msn 25700) lands at Miami.
Sun Country Airlines (Minneapolis/St. Paul) has leased this former Gol Transportes Aereos Boeing 737-7Q8 (msn 28219) from ILFC. The aircraft is now fully painted but passed through Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood on June 9 with the PR-GOU registration and Brazilian flag!
JetBlue Airways (New York-JFK) is now seeking votes from the public to select its next tail design to help the company celebrate its 10th Anniversary. Five finalist designs (designed by employees) are now available for selection. The contest ends on January 29, 2010 and the decision will be announced on February 11, 2010.
ConViasa (Caracas) recently added two Bombardier CRJ700s (CL-600-2C10s). N230CP (msn 10275) arrived on July 30, 2009 and N259CP (msn 10274) arrived on August 1, 2009. Both were recently seen at Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood.