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JetBlue Airways to Launch Flights to the Cayman Islands In November 2012

JetBlue Airways has announced that it will be launching four new weekly flights between the United States and the Cayman Islands in the Caribbean this year. The Cayman Islands is a popular destination for scuba diving holidays and the flights will commence in November, 2012 from Boston's Logan International Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York.

JetBlue Airways to Launch Flights to the Cayman Islands In November 2012

JetBlue Airways has announced that it will be operating direct flights between the Cayman Islands and the United States from November this year.

The New York-based airline will be making it easier for New Yorkers to go on holidays to the Cayman Islands with the launch of three direct weekly flights from New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport and a weekly service from Logan International Airport in Boston.

The new services will fly to Owen Roberts International Airport in Grand Cayman and will depart New York on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 15th November, 2012, and Boston on Saturdays from 17th November, 2012.

 Cayman Islands Beaches
Image by: D A Scott, on Flickr

"Our Latin America and Caribbean destinations continue to flourish and based on this support that we continue to receive from our customers, we are excited to add the beautiful Cayman Islands to our growing network," explained John Checketts, the Director of Route Planning for JetBlue Airways.

"Whether travellers are seeking relaxation or adventure, attractions like Seven Mile Beach, swimming with stingrays, snorkelling or scuba diving are just a few options to explore in this tropical, aquatic playground."

The Cayman Islands are one of the Caribbean’s most popular scuba diving destinations and due to the tropical climate, idyllic natural surroundings, luxurious beachfront accommodation, and thriving marine parks; the nation is a favourite for snorkelling and scuba diving enthusiasts of all levels.

The Cayman Islands are made up of three main islands located in the west Caribbean Sea, south of Cuba: Grand Cayman, Little Cayman and Cayman Brac.

The island nation is a British Overseas territory that boasts several pristine white sand beaches including the famous Seven Mile Beach and a number of scuba diving sites.

 Snorkeling near Treasure Island Condos, Seven Mile Beach,Cayman Islands
Image by: virt_, on Flickr

Scuba diving in the Cayman islands is particularly popular because of its wreck diving sites which were made even more famous after the sinking of the USSS Kittiwake naval ship in January last year to create an artificial reef.

During scuba diving holidays in Cayman Islands, visitors can dive into crystal clear warm turquoise waters and discover an array of diving sites that are thriving with marine life such as vibrant colourful coral and sponges, Green Sea Turtles, Stingrays, Groupers, Garden Eels, and Parrot Fish.

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