JetBlue to drop Washington National to Charleston and Jacksonville flights in October06/28/2019
Falling fuel prices will help boost JetBlue's bottom line. (Photo: JetBlue Airways)
JetBlue is making changes to its flight schedule at Washington’s Reagan National Airport.
The airline will discontinue its nonstop routes from Washington National (DCA) to Charleston (CHS), South Carolina and Jacksonville (JAX), Florida on October 26. The news was first reported by The Points Guy.
“In the coming days, customers currently booked will be given the option to rebook with a connection through several other JetBlue focus cities or receive a full refund,” JetBlue spokesperson Philip Stewarttold USA TODAY in an email.
Beginning October 27, JetBlue will add one additional daily roundtrip flight between Washington National and Boston Logan International Airport (BOS), Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL), Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) and Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW).
“JetBlue continuously reviews its route network in order to ensure that it is optimizing capacity and route frequencies to each market’s needs,” said Stewart.
For flyers still looking to go to Charleston and Jacksonville out of DCA, American Airlines will be the sole carrier , according to the American Airlines flight map.
Other Washington, D.C. area airports fly to Charleston and Jacksonville:
Southwest Airlines serves both cities from nearby Baltimore/Washington (BWI) according to their flight map.
United flies to both cities from its hub at Dulles, according to their flight map.
Spirit Airlines flies between BWI and Jacksonville, as seen on their flight map.
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