JetBlue Begins Its New Non-Stop Service to Belize

by Khaila Gentle

Today, JetBlue flight #2781 is the carrier’s first-ever non-stop flight to Belize from New York. The airline inaugurated its new non-stop service to the country, met with much fanfare at the John F. Kennedy International Airport.

According to the Belize Tourism Board, the mini-inauguration ceremony featured tourism board officials as well as officials from JetBlue. Additionally, passengers boarding the flight were treated to Belize swag and Garifuna drumming. Meanwhile, at the Philip Goldson International Airport, JetBlue officials were welcomed by Belize’s Prime Minister, Hon. John Briceno, Tourism Minister, Hon. Anthony Mahler, and other government officials.

This direct connection not only bridges two vibrant cultures but also opens a gateway for travelers to explore the unparalleled beauty of our country,”

-Hon. Anthony Mahler

In celebration of the exciting launch, JetBlue is offering for a limited time one-way fares for $119 USD.. Lovers of all things Belize can take advantage of these special fares by booking exclusively on

Increased Connectivity to Belize

The new non-stop service by JetBlue is one in a long lineup of direct flights to Belize that are increasing connectivity between the country and major North American cities.


Earlier this year, JetBlue announced that it had set its sights on expanding connectivity to the Caribbean, sharing that it would be adding new non-stop flight services to both Belize and St.Kitts. As a result, New Yorkers and other Americans on the East Coast will now be able to easily access their favorite tropical destinations this winter. Flights from JFK to BZE will be available year-round, three times weekly. Weekly service will be operating with the following schedule on Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday: 

Departs JFK: 8:29 am | Arrives BZE: 12:14 pm Departs BZE: 1:30 pm | Arrives JFK: 7:00 pm (All times are local) 

With JetBlue’s entry into Belize, more than a dozen US cities now offer non-stop service to the country.  

“Adding nonstop service to Belize enhances our presence in Latin America and the Caribbean, and demonstrates our commitment to introducing our low fares and great service to more destinations and customers,” said David Jehn, vice president of network planning and partnerships at  JetBlue.

Photos courtesy of the Belize Tourism Board

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