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JetBlue To Offer Even More Ft. Lauderdale From Richmond (RIC)

Mar 13, 2017

Ft. Lauderdale And Beyond Destinations Across The Caribbean Become Easier To Reach As JetBlue Doubles RIC-FLL Flights With Summer Schedule Release

Richmond, VA (March 13, 2017)

With its recent summer schedule update, JetBlue Airways has added a second daily roundtrip between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) starting June 15, 2017. The two markets were first connected by JetBlue in 2008.

“As JetBlue celebrates eleven years serving Richmond this month, we’re so pleased to announce even more service in the Commonwealth’s capital city,” said John Checketts, director route planning, JetBlue. “With this added frequency to our Fort Lauderdale focus city it’s easier than ever for travelers to visit the attractions of south Florida, or continue on to any of the dozens of great destinations we serve in the Caribbean and Latin America.”

The enhanced JetBlue schedule is now available for purchase on With the addition of a second Ft. Lauderdale flight, JetBlue will provide nonstop service between Richmond and Boston (four departures per day), Orlando (twice-daily service), and Ft. Lauderdale.

“JetBlue just reported its best-ever year in Richmond and we are tremendously excited about the addition of a second daily flight to Ft. Lauderdale,” said John V. Mazza, Jr., chairman, Capital Region Airport Commission. “The Airport consistently receives rave reviews about this route and looks forward to the added convenience of easy JetBlue connections to top Caribbean destinations like Cancun and San Juan.”

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About JetBlue Airways
JetBlue is New York’s Hometown Airline®, and a leading carrier in Boston, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, Los Angeles (Long Beach), Orlando, and San Juan. JetBlue carries more than 38 million customers a year to 100 cities in the U.S., Caribbean, and Latin America with an average of 1,000 daily flights.

About Richmond International Airport (RIC)
Richmond International Airport (RIC) is one of the most modern airports in the eastern United States. Scheduled service from RIC offers nonstop flights to major domestic gateways and connecting options to points around the globe. More than 3.5 million passengers and 130 million pounds of cargo travel through RIC annually. For more info, please visit


Troy M. Bell, C.M., Director – Marketing & Air Service Development
Richmond International Airport

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