JetBlue has just announced the launch of its new service to Tulum, marking the airline’s fourth destination in Mexico.
Starting June 13, 2024, travelers can take advantage of daily nonstop flights from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to the newly operational Felipe Carrillo Puerto Tulum International Airport (TQO).
This addition to JetBlue’s network aligns with the growing popularity of Tulum, a gem nestled along the Caribbean coast in the Riviera Maya, celebrated for its tranquil beaches, eco-conscious lifestyle, and profound Mayan heritage. The airline already offers flights to Cancun, Puerto Vallarta, and Los Cabos in Mexico.
Tulum: A Blend of Serenity, Culture, and Eco-Consciousness in Riviera May
Tulum, located southwest of Playa del Carmen and Cancun, has emerged as a prime destination for those seeking a blend of wellness-focused resorts, historical allure with its Mayan ruins, and the unique experience of cenotes, the region’s natural sinkholes.
Whether it’s trekking to ancient Mayan temples, navigating through dense jungles, or unwinding on pristine beaches, Tulum offers a diverse range of activities catering to both adventure and relaxation.
JetBlue's Airbus A320 Tabbed for the Route
For this new route, JetBlue will utilize its Airbus A320 aircraft, ensuring passengers a comfortable journey with the airline’s acclaimed service. This includes the most legroom in coach, high-speed Fly-Fi broadband, complimentary snacks and beverages, and seatback entertainment for every passenger.
Tulum Airport Ushers A New Era in Regional Connectivity and Tourism
The inception of Tulum Airport represents a significant milestone in the region’s accessibility and tourism infrastructure. Its long-awaited operational status has opened the doors for airlines to extend their routes, catering to the growing demand for travel to this culturally rich and naturally beautiful destination.
JetBlue’s swift response in offering direct flights to Tulum reflects the industry’s eagerness to connect travelers to new and emerging destinations. As Tulum continues to attract attention for its unique blend of history, nature, and wellness-focused tourism, the availability of more direct flights is a promising development for the region, potentially boosting its economy and tourism sector significantly.