BOZEMAN, MT (April 25,
2018). Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN) today announced that JetBlue
Airways will offer new, non-stop seasonal service to California’s Long Beach
Airport (LGB). These non-stop flights will provide a great travel experience
with easy access through convenient terminals for passengers traveling to/from
the greater Los Angeles area and San Diego’s North County.
“The Bozeman Area Chamber
of Commerce, City of Bozeman and Gallatin County welcome the addition of our 16th
direct flight and another quality airline providing easy access for our
business men and women to do business, while also offering the opportunity for
our leisure travelers from Montana to visit the Long Beach California area and California
residents an opportunity for great access to our outdoors,” said Daryl Schliem,
President and CEO of the Bozeman Area Chamber of Commerce.
“Yellowstone Club is thrilled to welcome JetBlue Airways at the
BZN airport. The economy is continuing to thrive in Bozeman and Big Sky and another direct flight will be beneficial
for all of the businesses in our communities," said Hans
Williamson, Yellowstone Club VP and General Manager.
“A new non-stop flight, from a new city with a new airline is the
trifecta of air service development. We are thrilled to be a part of this
partnership with JetBlue to increase tourism and access to Southwest Montana,” said
Brandon Bang, Senior Director of Sales, Big Sky Resort.
JetBlue will operate these twice
weekly flights both winter and summer using Airbus A320 aircraft in a one class
configuration. Winter flights will operate Thursdays and Sundays beginning December
13, 2018. Flights will depart LGB at 10:48 a.m., arrive BZN at 2:27 p.m. and depart
BZN at 3:12 p.m., arrive LGB at 4:51 p.m. Flights are currently available for
sale on jetblue.com.
JetBlue is New
York's Hometown Airline®, and a leading carrier in Boston, Fort
Lauderdale-Hollywood, Los Angeles (Long Beach), Orlando, and San
Juan. JetBlue carries more than 38 million customers a year to 101 cities in
the U.S., Caribbean, and Latin America with an average of 1,000
daily flights. For more information please visit jetblue.com
Yellowstone International Airport
Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport
serves as a year-round gateway to Yellowstone National Park. BZN also serves the recreation
areas of Big Sky Resort, Moonlight Basin and the Bridger Bowl Ski Area as well
as the business centers of Bozeman, Belgrade and Livingston and higher education
at Montana State University. For more information about Bozeman Yellowstone
International Airport visit bozemanairport.com
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