JetBlue Mint Set to Land in Palm Springs, CA as Airline Prepares to Take Off for Third Season of Service

PALM SPRINGS, CA  - October 9, 2017   The City of Palm Springs is pleased to welcome JetBlue, New York’s Hometown Airline®, who will begin its popular premium JetBlue Mint® service to Palm Springs, California this winter on peak holiday travel days. Mint service will operate daily between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) from December 21, 2017 through January 3, 2018, offering the only lie-flat seat on flights in the southern California city.

“With Palm Springs Mint flights our customers looking for a West Coast warmup or an East coast escape can elevate their travel experience this holiday season with lie flat seats, tapas style dining, curated wines and much, much more,” said Marty St. George, executive vice president commercial and planning, JetBlue. “Nothing says style and service like JetBlue Mint between New York and Palm Springs.”

“JetBlue has been a great partner to Palm Springs, and the addition of Mint service is more great news”, said Mary Jo Ginther, Director of Tourism for Palm Springs. “With these additional services provided by JetBlue, combined with the sunny warm weather and great vibe of Palm Springs, it is sure to be a success for our East Coast visitors looking for a sunny, easy holiday getaway.”   

Palm Springs has become a top destination by blending its nostalgic past as a playground for Hollywood, with hip new development attracting a new generation of trendy travelers. Today, Palm Springs is a gathering spot for architecture aficionados, musicians, artists, and trendy weekenders seeking a warm, retro-chic getaway.

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