JetBlue Relocates in Houston with Move to George Bush Intercontinental Airport and Adds New Route to Costa Rica from Northeast Focus City

New York-JFK and Boston Service Begins at Bush Intercontinental October 27, 2019 – Airline to Introduce Nonstop Service Between New York-JFK and San José, Costa Rica

JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) today announced that the airline’s operations in Houston will relocate from William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) to George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) later this year. The final day of flying at Hobby Airport will be October 26, 2019 and the first day of flying at Bush Intercontinental will be October 27, 2019. JetBlue plans to operate from Bush Intercontinental’s Terminal A.


Recognizing the needs of today’s tech-savvy travelers, Bush Intercontinental is committed to providing customer-focused cutting-edge technology, like interactive visitor kiosks and fast, free Wi-Fi and plenty of outlets and charging stations through the terminal. Bush Intercontinental also features a variety of local food favorites like The Breakfast Club, Cadillac Mexican Kitchen & Tequila Bar and The Hubcap Grill, all found in Terminal A.


JetBlue regularly evaluates network performance, demand and customer feedback to strengthen its focus city strategy. The move to Bush Intercontinental is aimed at strengthening JetBlue’s relevance in New York and Boston, while also growing the carrier’s customer base in Houston where travelers love the airline’s award-winning service and competitive fares to and from the Northeast.


Schedule between New York (JFK) and Houston (IAH)
Beginning October 27, 2019

JFK – IAH Flight #1381

IAH – JFK Flight #1382

1:00 p.m. – 4:10 p.m.

11:13 a.m. – 3:35 p.m.


Schedule between Boston (BOS) and Houston (IAH)
Beginning October 27, 2019

BOS – IAH Flight #1931

IAH – BOS Flight #1932

7:00 a.m. – 10:13 a.m.

4:55 p.m. – 9:32 p.m.


Customers currently booked on JetBlue flights to and from Hobby Airport on or after October 27, 2019 will be automatically rebooked on flights to and from Bush Intercontinental. JetBlue Customer Support will contact travelers in the coming days to confirm the update to their reservations. Customers who wish to do so may also request a full refund on flights scheduled after the transition date.


Connecting Costa Rica with New York-JFK


JetBlue today also announced it will introduce new nonstop service between New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) and San José, Costa Rica’s Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) beginning November 1, 2019 (a). Service will operate three times weekly on Fridays, Sundays and Tuesdays.


San José – Costa Rica’s capital and largest city – is home to more than 300,000 people and boasts museums, parks, cultural spots, as well as a variety of bars and restaurants. It also serves as a central jumping off point for travelers interested in hiking, visiting rain forests or exploring national parks.


New York-JFK service in San José will complement JetBlue’s daily service between Costa Rica’s capital and the airlines’ focus cities in Fort Lauderdale and Orlando. Additionally, JetBlue also offers nonstop service, including seasonal Mint flights, to Liberia, Costa Rica from the airline’s home at New York-JFK. JetBlue first began serving Costa Rica with San José service more than a decade ago in March 2009.


Schedule between New York (JFK) and San José (SJO)
On Fridays, Sundays and Tuesdays Beginning November 1, 2019

JFK – SJO Flight #1793

SJO – JFK Flight #1794

6:25 p.m. – 10:50 p.m.

11:59 p.m. – 6:09 a.m. (+1)