LONDON – Having served Ontario as their first destination back in 2000, JetBlue is now returning to Southern California’s Ontario International Airport from JFK.

The inaugural flight landed at 10 pm ET on Sept 5, marking JetBlue’s tenth city served in California and their 73rd in their route network. 

Commenting on this milestone was JetBlue’s Senior VP of Government Affairs & Associate General Counsel Rob Land.

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“The Golden State has been an important part of the JetBlue story since our earliest days of flying and that’s still the case today as we continue to grow in Southern California.

Ontario service brings our award-winning JetBlue experience and great fares to one of the fastest growing regions of the country where travelers are eager to take to the skies with us.”

Alan Wapner, the President of the Ontario International Airport Authority also commented on this milestone.

“This is a great day for our airport and region as we welcome back JetBlue and its nonstop service to New York.

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Their return has been highly anticipated by business and leisure travelers and shows that Ontario is the place to be in Southern California aviation, with our first-rate facilities, hassle-free experience, and extraordinary customer base.”

JetBlue can now take advantage of the six million people that Ontario serves every year and fill themselves deeper into the Californian catchment area.

JetBlue last served Ontario in September 2008, when they ended services due to demand.