Photo courtesy of San Antonio Airport System / Jesus H. Saenz, Jr., Airports Manager, San Antonio Airport System, speaks Sunday at a press conference to celebrate two new locations of non-stop service.
SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) – San Antonio’s first non-stop flight to Boston Logan International Airport departed from San Antonio International Airport yesterday.
The new nonstop service to BOS and New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport runs through JetBlue and was announced in April to launch a long list of locations to possibly begin service to SAT through the new hubs that include New Orleans, Kansas City, Portland and international service to Vancouver, Canada, San Pedro Sula, Honduras and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
“Visit San Antonio is delighted to welcome JetBlue’s new non-stop direct flights to the city of Alamo,” said Marc Anderson, President and CEO of Visit San Antonio. “San Antonio is a beloved culinary, cultural and evolutionary vacation and meeting destination and JetBlue’s entry into our market with direct flights from New York and Boston will contribute to the pandemic recovery for our communities.”
Jesus Saenz, airports manager for the San Antonio airport system, said Boston was the number one unserved market for San Antonio residents.
“The new service to San Antonio is an indicator of the increasing demand between the southwest and northeast and our customers returning to the skies,” said Andrea Lusso, vice president of network planning at JetBlue. . “San Antonio being Boston’s largest unserviced destination, we are delighted to offer our business and leisure travelers our award-winning service and an opportunity to explore the city’s rich history and cultural experiences. “
JetBlue to launch nonstop service from San Antonio to New York City, Boston in late 2021