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JetBlue launches inaugural flight at LAX

June 17, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
JetBlue launched its inaugural flight between New York and Los Angeles Wednesday.JetBlue Chief Executive Officer Dave Barger welcomed the flight from New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport Wednesday morning.

The flight begins JetBlue's service between LAX and New York and Boston's Logan International Airport.

JetBlue will offer two daily nonstop flights between Los Angeles and New York and LAX and Boston. However, there will be no Saturday flights into Boston.

The flights will arrive at Terminal 6 at LAX, using 150-seat Airbus A-320 jets.

The New York-based carrier already offers flights to the East Coast and other locals from the airports in Long Beach and Burbank.

The latest additions means JetBlue now serves 56 airports nationwide.

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