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JAA Announces Aviation Leases at Two Airports
New Officers Elected for JAA Board of Directors
JAA Introduces Preferred Passenger Lane at JAX New Service Means Faster Travel through Security Screening
JetBlue Announces Daily Nonstop Service from San Juan to Jacksonville The new route will be the only nonstop service between the Caribbean and Jacksonville
JAA Receives Grant for Cecil Field Spaceport FAA awards grant for the development of a Spaceport Master Plan.
Jacksonville Aviation Authority Posts Unaudited Financial Results JAA Shows Positive Results for 2009-2010 Fiscal Year
JAA Wraps up 2nd Annual Commercial Airline Summit
Jacksonville International Airport Lowers Special Event Economy Parking Rate
Jacksonville Aviation Authority Launches Rebranding Effort
Jacksonville International Airport Posts Uptick in Passenger Traffic
More Good News for Miami Bound Passengers & International Travelers
Jacksonville International Airport Offers Special Deals for Air Travelers This Holiday Season
Passenger Traffic at JAX Jumps 8% in November
JAX Airport Art Highlighted by London Observer
New Parking Rates at JAX
JAA Closes out 2010 with Increased Activity at all Four of its Airports
Jacksonville International Airport to Become JetBlue Airways’ 31st Cargo Station New York-Based Airline Attracted by Frequency of Travel through JAX
New Service Offered at JAX Curbside Valet Parking Program Service will enhance the business traveler parking experience
Jacksonville Aviation Authority Unveils New Public Art at JAX New Aerial Sculpture Enhances Ambiance of JAX
New Nonstop JetBlue Service from Jacksonville to San Juan, P.R., Begins Today
Southwest Airlines Begins Daily Nonstop Service Between Jacksonville and Denver
Cecil Airport Wins State Approval as Official ‘Space Territory’
JAA Issues Special Summer Air Travel Reminders
Jacksonville International Airport Passenger Traffic Up in July
JAA Board of Directors Elects New Officers
Jacksonville Aviation Authority Receives Marketing and Communications Awards
Jacksonville Aviation Authority Celebrates 10th Anniversary
Jacksonville Aviation Authority Introduces On-Line Flight-Tracking System
Jacksonville International Airport Opens Special Events Lot for Thanksgiving Holiday
Jacksonville Aviation Authority Introduces JAX Passport at Jacksonville International Airport
Jacksonville International Airport Opens Special Events Lot for Christmas Holiday
New Expedited Access to the Airport Security Checkpoint Launches at Jacksonville International Airport
Governor Scott Appoints Teresa H. Davlantes to JAA Board
New Local Preference Program at Jacksonville Aviation Authority Results in Increased Direct Contracting with Local Businesses
KCI Aviation’s Arrival at Cecil Airport Moves Forward
JAA Adds Concept ‘Y’ Horizontal Launch Vehicles To Cecil Spaceport Planning
Cecil Airport Receives Safety Award
Jacksonville Aviation Authority Receives ‘A’ Rating from Fitch Ratings
Jacksonville Aviation Authority Celebrates Arrival of Newest Tenant at Cecil Airport
Silver Airways Announces Three New JAX Daily Flights to Tampa
JAA Receives Marketing and Communications Awards
Community Invited to Airport Open House Static Aircraft Displays, Car Show and More
JAA Board of Directors Elects New Officers
Jacksonville International Airport Opens Special Events Lot for Thanksgiving Holiday
JAA Approves Major Building and Land Lease with Flightstar Aircraft Services, Inc. at Cecil Airport
Jacksonville International Airport Opens Special Events Lot for Christmas Holiday
Jacksonville Aviation Authority Police Department Transitions to Online Traffic Crash Reporting
JAA Applauds Air Force Contract To Build Military Aircraft at JAX
Southwest Airlines Announces New, Nonstop Service from JacksonvilleInternational Airport (JAX) to Chicago’s Midway Airport
JAX Selected as Fifth Best Airport in North America for Airport Service Quality JAX Honored by Airports Council International
Southwest Airlines’ Nonstop Service from Jacksonville International Airport to Chicago-Midway Gets Earlier Start Date
Runners Prepare for “Take-Off” at the Inaugural JAXEX Runway 5K Proceeds to benefit The Greater Jacksonville Area USO
International Air Service Coming to Jacksonville Silver Airways Begins Flights from Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) to the Bahamas June 15
JAA Celebrates Growth at Cecil Airport
Jacksonville Aviation Authority Unveils New Public Art at JAX
Legacy of Lieutenant Commander James Edwin Craig Honored and Memorialized at JAXEX
TSA PreCheck Screening Now Open at JAX
JAA Board Approves New Restaurant for Jacksonville International Airport (JAX)
Jacksonville Aviation Authority Posts Positive Results Despite Difficult Business Environment
Delta Air Lines Announces New Nonstop Service Between Jacksonville and Boston
Silver Airways’ Marsh Harbour Service to Return in February; Adding Second Bahamas Flight in March
Hampton Golf, JAA Donate More Than 1,000 Culinary Items to Clara White Mission
Jacksonville International Airport Opens Special Events Lot for Christmas Holiday
JAA, Generation Orbit Sign First Agreement at Cecil Spaceport - 12/23/2013
Jacksonville International Airport Wins Airport Service Quality Award JAX places in top five in ACI-NA ‘Best Airport by Region’
Mayor Brown Appoints Ray Alfred to JAA Board
Vino Volo Brings Wine Country to Jacksonville International Airport
Local JaxPAL Youth Graduate From JAXEX High Achievers Program
Gov. Scott Signs Budget Supporting Investment in Cecil Spaceport
JAA’s Michael Stewart Elected President of Florida Airports Council
JAA Board Names Executive Conference Room at Jacksonville International Airport in Honor of Dr. Chester Aikens
Jacksonville International Airport(JAX)Opens Aircraft Observation Area
JAA Board of Directors Elects New Officers
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JetBlue Announces Daily Nonstop Service from San Juan to Jacksonville The new route will be the only nonstop service between the Caribbean and Jacksonville

Jacksonville Aviation Authority today announced that JetBlue Airways will begin daily nonstop service between Jacksonville and San Juan, Puerto Rico, beginning in May 2011. The airline plans to operate one departure and arrival each day between Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) and Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in San Juan.

The JetBlue flights will be the first daily nonstop service between JAX and the island of Puerto Rico.


“This is great news for Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia, especially those at the Jacksonville port, that conduct regular business with Puerto Rico,” said JAA Executive Director and CEO Steve Grossman. “We have been working to put together daily service to Puerto Rico for several years and this announcement is the culmination of a lot of hard work by the JAA staff and the Jacksonville community.”


The port of Jacksonville is one of the major exporters of consumer goods to Puerto Rico. Three of the four container lines that serve Puerto Rico are headquartered in Jacksonville.


"We have been looking forward to this for a long time," said JAXPORT's Chief Commercial Officer Roy Schleicher. "Making access easier for business travelers, as well as tourists, will allow the Jacksonville-Puerto Rican connection to become even stronger than it already is and will open the door to further opportunity on both sides."


In October 2009, Jacksonville Mayor John Peyton signed an agreement with the Mayor of San Juan, Jorge Santini, uniting their municipalities as "Sister Cities." With this new flight connection, the cities can continue their great exchange of commerce, ideas, and business strategies. The new flights will also offer families in Puerto Rico and on the mainland greater access to one another.


“I am extremely pleased that JetBlue will now provide nonstop service from Jacksonville to San Juan,” said Jacksonville Mayor John Peyton. “Commerce with San Juan already provides an economic impact of more than $1 billion annually to Jacksonville. Both Cities will greatly benefit from the increased tourism and business travel this improved route will encourage. I look forward to welcoming visitors from our ‘Sister City’, who will now have a greater opportunity to spend time in our community.”


David McConnell, area vice president of Waste Management Inc. of Florida, welcomed the news of the new service. He currently drives to Orlando twice a month to travel to Puerto Rico where Waste Management operates the island’s only two private landfills.


“This is great news for me,” McConnell said. “I won’t have to drive to Orlando. This also allows us to expand our operations in Puerto Rico. It’s very beneficial as we grow our business down there.”


Jerry Mallot, Executive Vice President of the Jacksonville Regional Chamber of Commerce, noted: “Jacksonville has a strong business relationship with Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico is the largest shipping destination from JAXPORT. There are major logistics companies doing business in both areas. This is a very much needed business service and is complemented by tourism and family interests as well.”


The addition of service between Jacksonville and San Juan underscores JetBlue’s commitment to Puerto Rico. JetBlue sees Puerto Rico as the cornerstone of growth in the Caribbean, and they are happy to be able to offer expanding flights at an affordable price to their customers.


JetBlue also announced that it will add a second daily flight from Jacksonville to Boston in May 2011.
 
 
 
 
 
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