Starting today, JetBlue will serve¬†Philadelphia¬†International Airport (PHL) with five daily nonstop flights from Boston’s Logan International Airport (BOS).
Adding¬†Philadelphia¬†to their growing route map helps solidify JetBlue’s already strong relevance for the business traveler, particularly at Logan International Airport.¬† JetBlue operates over 100 daily flights from¬†Boston’s Logan International Airport and Philadelphia¬†will be the 48th destination JetBlue serves from Boston.
“This is a great day for¬†Philadelphia,” said Mayor¬†Michael A. Nutter. “JetBlue is a fine airline that has distinguished itself in the industry, and we are thrilled that travelers in the¬†Philadelphia¬†region can take advantage of JetBlue service with easy access to their flights. I want to acknowledge JetBlue for recognizing the value of doing business with the greater¬†Philadelphia¬†region and business community.”
Additionally,¬†JetBlue will be donating 1,776 books to Stonehurst Hills Elementary in¬†Upper Darby, Pennsylvania¬†and KenCrest Services, an infant/toddler home community program with 325 pre-K students with developmental disabilities located in¬†Philadelphia. This donation is in conjuction with First Book, who provides new reading materials to children in need. Together, JetBlue and First Book hope to address one of the most important factors affecting literacy ‚Äď access to books.
“As we continue to grow we remain focused on delivering the JetBlue experience that our customers have come to know and love,” said JetBlue’s Senior Vice President of Marketing and Commercial Strategy¬†Marty St. George. “We look forward to serving the city of¬†Philadelphia.”