In a tip of the preverbal captains cap JetBlue acknowledges the rise in trendy travel to the Palm Springs area. JetBlue the trendy low cost airline provider announced today that they are set to Take Off for Sunny and Stylish Palm Springs, California.

JetBlue will offer non-stop service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Palm Springs International Airport (PSP). Flights will operate five times per week, Thursday through Monday, between January 14, 2016 and May 1, 2016. Seats are on sale beginning today with fares starting at $99 one way between New York and Palm Springs.

The greater Palm Springs area is becoming a travel hot spot for younger audiences. The Coachella Music and Arts Festival has ingratiated travelers to the Coachella Valley. Exposing a whole new audience to the Coachella Valley. With an emerging local art and music scene the Coachella Valley is becoming a cultural travel destination. Any given evening you will find local hangouts like the Amigo Room at the Ace Hotel frequented with patrons from Los Angeles & San Francisco looking for reprieve from the city. But now with more affordable flight from New York you are bound to see our east cost friends joining the scene along side Bay Area and LA “hipsters”. JetBlue announcing service to Palm Springs is proof that younger audiences are connecting with the desert lifestyle. The JetBlue brand connects well with the younger travel audience looking to come explore the desert. JetBlue will join the trendy upscale Virgin Airline as the other “cool” travel provider for the Coachella Valley.

JetBlue Comes to Palm Springs:

The desert oasis has recently experienced a comeback by blending its nostalgic past as a playground for Hollywood with hip new development attracting a new generation of trendy travelers. Palm Springs was a favorite venue for The Rat Pack, and stars such as Frank Sinatra, Bob Hope and Lucille Ball all built homes in Palm Springs. Today, Palm Springs has become a gathering spot for architecture aficionados, musicians, artists, and trendy weekenders seeking a warm, retro-chic getaway with great hotels, restaurants and outdoor activities.

In a statement from Dave Clark, vice president of network planning at JetBlue. “Palm Springs’ re-emergence as a destination and the area’s nationally recognized events like Coachella make it the perfect addition to our transcontinental route map.”

The Greater Palm Springs area’s abundant outdoor adventure offerings including the Joshua Tree National Park and the San Jacinto Mountains, as well as world-class events and festivals, including Coachella, Stagecoach and BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells.

With a beautifully mid-century design and easy access Palm Springs Airport is a pleasurable travel destination. Hopefully this travel expansion will help valley artist and musicians travel to New York City and share in the great wealth of activities and culture present in our nations largest city.

Flight Schedule

JFK-PSP Flight #149                     PSP-JFK Flight #150

7:45 p.m. - 10:56 p.m.                  11:49 p.m. - 7:43 a.m.

JetBlue will serve Palm Springs with its Airbus A320 aircraft offering the airline’s award-winning service featuring the most legroom in coach. Free Fly-Fi, the fastest broadband internet in the sky; complimentary and unlimited name-brand snacks and soft drinks; free, live DIRECTV® programming and 100+ channels of SiriusXM® radio in every seatback.

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