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The best ride between coasts…and now a great new lie-flat across the pond?! Wow! That was a very quick turnaround. It was only early February when JetBlue first introduced us to their new Mint Suite with doors and an aspirational Mint Studio that will occupy the row of the plane. You won’t have to wait long to fly what’d I say looks like it will be the very best transcontinental ride. We have also learned when and where JetBlue will fly to London. The normal JetBlue Mint Suite looks to be as good as anything else on the market, and the Mint Studio may challenge top spot of best business class across the pond. Here’s a look at when you can fly the new JetBlue Mint Suite and Studio and how to tell if your plane will feature it.
London has been added – Jetblue will fly to both Heathrow and Gatwick starting in August!
JetBlue has announced their long awaited international service between New York and London! When does it begin?!?! Let’s look
Heathrow service begins August 12th
Starting August 12th JetBlue will feature daily service between JFK and Heathrow Terminal 2
- JetBlue Flight B6020
- Depart London Heathrow- 18:10
- Arrive New York – 21:43
- JetBlue Flight B6007
- Depart New York 22:10
- Arrive London Heathrow 1010 (next day)
Gatwick service starts September 30th
- JetBlue Flight B644
- Depart London Gatwick – 12:00
- Arrive New York (JFK )15:33
- JetBleu Flight B645
- Depart New York ( JFK ) 19:50
- Arrive London Gatwick 0755 (next day)
Cost? This is pretty amazing really – roundtrip, lie flat biz under $2000
Roundtrip out of JFK will start at
- Core ( Economy ) $599
- Mint ( Suites ) $1979
Introductory fares out of London are SCREAMING GOOD
- Core: £329
- Mint: £999
That is sub $1500 roundtrip
Here’s a look at every place you can fly JetBlue Mint
London will be added to this map soon, but hasn’t be loaded on to the schedule.
So where can you fly the new JetBlue Mint Suites and Studio?
OMAAT discovered that JetBlue will initially roll out one roundtrip a day between JFK and LAX then move Into 2 a day after that initial period.
Starting June 1st and finishing June 9th. You can find Mint Suites on the following routes:
JFK To LAX
And then LAX to JFK
Those will feature the new JetBlue Mint Suite
If you want to sit In the JetBlue Mint Studio…you’ll need to fork over another $199
Then between June 10th and September 7th, JetBlue will fly two roundtrips per day.
Between JFK and LAX you’ll find them on these flights:
And then those planes will turn around and fly back between LAX and JFK
How do you know if your plane has Mint Suites / Studio?
It’s super simple and straight forward, but check the seat map and you’ll quickly see the difference. It’s also annotated in the right column where you’ll read the description of the product
The normal JetBlue Mint seatmap without suites :
These will not provide the Suite; however, remember that row 2 and 4 feature the throne seat with a door.
The new JetBlue Mint Suite seatmap
You can clearly see that this seatmap is 8 rows deep and features just a single seat on either side. You’ll also notice that row 1 offers slightly more space and houses the Mint Studio.
Needless to say…I’m really excited to try out the new JetBlue Mint Suite and/or Studio?
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