JetBlue Airways Begins Flight Service Between Rhode Island and Florida

Popular discount carrier offering daily nonstop flights from Ft. Lauderdale and Orlando to suburban Providence, Rhode Island

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“We know Floridians will enjoy everything our state has to offer, including our 400 miles of coastline and abundance of historic landmarks,” said Mark Brodeur, Director of Rhode Island Tourism.

Warwick, RI (PRWEB) November 29, 2012

Today, JetBlue Airways begins daily nonstop flights from Rhode Island to Orlando and Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Specifically, the discount carrier has established two nonstop flights between Orlando (MCO) and T.F. Green Airport (PVD), and one nonstop flight from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) and T.F. Green each day.

Located 12 miles from Providence and 30 miles from Newport along Interstate 95, T.F. Green Airport is easily accessible to Boston, Cape Cod and Southeastern New England.

“We’re thrilled that JetBlue has launched its service here in Rhode Island, and we know Floridians will enjoy everything our state has to offer, including our 400 miles of coastline and abundance of historic landmarks,” said Mark Brodeur, Director of Rhode Island Tourism for the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation.

Passengers flying into T.F. Green Airport in Rhode Island can easily connect to a rental car facility, train station, bus service and parking through a new $267 million InterLink, a 1,200-foot elevated, enclosed skywalk with moving sidewalks. The airport is the center of the new 95-acre Warwick Station Development District, which offers up to 1.5 million square feet of office, hotel, residential and retail development opportunities.

T.F. Green Airport has been named one of the "Top Five Alternative Airports" in the country by Forbes magazine and received a Reader's Choice recommendation from Condé Nast Traveler.

About Rhode Island
The “Ocean State” offers tons of experiences year round and is packed with 400 miles of coastline and 20 percent of the country’s historic landmarks, the nation’s largest single concentration. Scores of museums, from maritime to children’s museums, are scattered throughout the state as well as many fine arts and performing arts institutions. Newport is the sailing capital of the world, home to the famed Gilded Age mansions. Providence’s celebrated restaurants, award-winning theatre, and vibrant arts scene is enhanced by an elaborate river-walk. Block Island’s natural beauty beckons you to unwind. Whether you choose South County’s pristine beaches, East Bay’s magnificent coastal bikeway, footsteps through history in Blackstone Valley, or shopping in Warwick, you'll experience authentic Rhode Island. http://www.visitrhodeisland.com

About Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation
The Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation is the full service, official economic development organization for the state of Rhode Island. A quasi-public agency, the Corporation serves as a government and community resource to help streamline the business expansion in, and relocation to, Rhode Island. The agency assists companies with commercial real estate, business financing, workforce training and other relevant issues. http://www.riedc.com

JetBlue Airways Flight Schedules - Between Providence, RI and Fort Lauderdale, FL

From Providence (PVD) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL):
Flight 1097
Leaves PVD at 4:30 p.m. and arrives at FLL at 7:44 p.m.

From Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Providence (PVD):
Flight 1096
Leaves FLL at 12:45 p.m. and arrives at PVD at 3:40 p.m.

JetBlue Airways Flight Schedules - Between Providence, RI and Orlando, FL

From Providence (PVD) to Orlando (MCO):
Flight 475
Leaves PVD at 8 a.m. and arrives at MCO at 11:03 a.m.
Flight 1075
Leaves PVD at 3:15 p.m. and arrives at MCO at 6:17 p.m.

From Orlando (MCO) to Providence (PVD):
Flight 1076
Leaves MCO at 11:55 a.m. and arrives at PVD at 2:33 p.m.
Flight 476
Leaves MCO at 5:40 p.m. and arrives at PVD at 8:18 p.m.


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