JetBlue, US Airways Add New D.C. Flights
JetBlue and US Airways are launching new Washington, D.C. routes, and JetBlue is also increasing frequencies of some existing flights, and adding a seasonal daily nonstop between Boston and Nantucket.
On May 2, 2012, US Airways’ subsidiary PSA Airlines will begin nonstop service between Cincinnati, Ohio and Washington, D.C.’s Reagan National Airport. US Airways Express carrier Republic Airlines will also begin service between Des Moines, Iowa and Reagan National on May 2. The Cincinnati service will operate six times weekly, using Bombardier CRJ200 aircraft, and the Des Moines service will operate six times weekly, using Embraer 170 aircraft.
JetBlue will double its daily flights between New York LaGuardia and Reagan National starting June 11, 2012. JetBlue will also launch new service between Reagan National and Tampa, and between LaGuardia and Fort Myers, Sarasota/Bradenton and Tampa. Flights between Boston and Reagan National will increase from seven to ten daily roundtrips.
JetBlue will also fly a new daily nonstop between Boston and Nantucket from May 17 through September 4, 2012.
(Photo: US Airways gates at Reagan National)