JetBlue has announced it will offer direct daily flights from Washington to San Juan, Puerto Rico, starting on August 23, 2012. This is the first direct service between these two capital cities.
The outbound flight will depart Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport at 08:50am daily and arrive in San Juan at 12:34pm. The return flight will depart San Juan daily at 5:55pm and arrive in Washington at 9:44pm.
In a statement, Puerto Rico governor Luis G. Fortuño said: “Directly linking Puerto Rico’s capital city with our nation’s capital city will create new economic opportunities, drive successful tourism growth and increase essential business links that are key to the long-term economic growth of the Island. We look forward to the start of JetBlue’s new San Juan-to-D.C. direct service which will kick off new, low-cost options that benefit both residents of and travelers to Puerto Rico.”
In celebration of the new route, JetBlue is offering one-way fares for as little as $109 USD.