Windsor Locks, CT – March 12, 2021 – The Connecticut Airport Authority (CAA) is pleased to announce the debut of new, nonstop service from Bradley International Airport (BDL) to Miami International Airport (MIA) on JetBlue.
“This is great news for both business and leisure travelers who utilize Bradley Airport,” Governor Ned Lamont said. “Bradley International Airport is a vital asset for our region, serving as a convenient option for businesses and families, and seeing JetBlue commit to yet another route builds confidence in our residents and our economy. We are proud to see JetBlue expand at Bradley.”
“Connecting customers in the Northeast and South Florida has been a hallmark of JetBlue’s success for more than 20 years and offering our award-winning service and low fares between Hartford and Miami means we can attract new customers and grow in both regions,” said Scott Laurence, head of revenue and planning, JetBlue. “We appreciate Governor Lamont’s leadership and focus on safely driving Connecticut’s recovery to benefit residents and visitors to the Nutmeg State.”
“The announcement of new Miami service via JetBlue is a positive development for Bradley Airport as the aviation industry continues on its road to recovery,” said CAA Board Chair Thomas A. “Tony” Sheridan. “We thank JetBlue for their partnership, and we look forward to continuing this progress together so we can keep providing the vital services that the state’s tourism, meetings, and conventions industries rely on.”
“We welcome JetBlue’s expansion at Bradley International Airport and the addition of new, nonstop service to Miami,” said Kevin. A. Dillon, A.A.E., Executive Director of the CAA. “This new route, which follows JetBlue’s other recent route launches, is a significant vote of confidence in our airport and the market we serve. We appreciate JetBlue’s continued investment in our region and are confident that our strengthened partnership will provide major benefits for our travelers.”
The new, daily service to Miami will commence on June 24, 2021 and will operate year-round as follows:
BDL to MIA: Departs 9:25 a.m. – Arrives 12:30 p.m.
MIA to BDL: Departs 1:15 p.m. – Arrives 4:10 p.m.
JetBlue recently commenced new service from Bradley International Airport to four popular, nonstop destinations. Nonstop service to Cancun launched in November, and nonstop service to Las Vegas, Los Angeles, and San Francisco launched in December.
The new Miami route complements JetBlue’s existing nonstop flights to other Florida destinations. The airline also offers nonstop flights to San Juan, Puerto Rico.
About Bradley International Airport
BDL Cares about your safety. In response to COVID-19, the airport has implemented new precautions, and was one of first airports in the nation to open an in-terminal COVID-19 testing site. Recently, the airport’s efforts were recognized with a health accreditation from Airports Council International (ACI) World. Bradley International Airport is the second-largest airport in New England. The award-winning airport is operated by the Connecticut Airport Authority, and its operations are entirely self-funded. The airport contributes nearly $3.6 billion to the regional economy. For more info, visit www.flybdl.org.
About The Connecticut Airport Authority
The CAA was established in 2011 to develop, improve, and operate Bradley International Airport and the state’s five general aviation airports (Danielson, Groton-New London, Hartford-Brainard, Waterbury-Oxford, and Windham). The CAA Board consists of 11 members with a broad spectrum of experience in aviation-related and other industries, as well as government. The goal of the CAA is to make Connecticut’s airports more attractive to new airlines, bring in new routes, and support Connecticut’s overall economic development and growth strategy.