Yesterday JetBlue announced its 88th destination – Cleveland, Ohio. It will launch a twice daily non-stop service between Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) and Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) on April 30, 2015. JetBlue is selling an introductory one-way fare of $19.51, a reference to the year that a Cleveland area DJ helped popularize the music, and the term rock ‘n’ roll to describe it.
The fare is available between April 30 and June 18, 2015, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays with no black out dates, but introductory fare tickets much be purchased by December 10, 2014.
JetBlue will be using its 100 seat Embraer 190 aircraft and will initially operate on the following schedule:
BOS – CLE
6:45 a.m. – 8:50 a.m. AND 4.10 p.m. – 6.15 p.m.
CLE – BOS
9:30 a.m. – 11:20 a.m. AND 6:55 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.
Details on the $19.51 fares from JetBlue:
Fare includes government taxes/fees and must be purchased by 12/10/14 (the earlier of 11:59 PM ET or local) for flights from Boston, MA (BOS) to Cleveland, OH (CLE) on Tue., Wed. and Sat. only between 4/30/15 and 6/18/15 (no blackout dates). Fare is subject to limited availability; may not be available on all days or all flights; may change without notice; must be purchased at time of reservation; and is one-way, nonstop, nonrefundable and nontransferable. Reservations made one week or more prior to a flight’s scheduled departure may be canceled without penalty up to 24 hours after the reservation is made. First checked bag is free (weight and size limits and exceptions for itineraries including flights marketed or operated by other airlines apply). Fare does not include fees for oversized/overweight/extra baggage or other fees for products/services sold separately. To view baggage fees and other optional services and fees, click here . $25 fee per person applies to fares purchased by phone or at an airport or ticket office. Cancellations/changes must be made prior to scheduled departure (otherwise all money for fare is forfeited); $150 change/cancel fee per person will apply, and for changes, there may be a fare adjustment. Cancellations receive JetBlue travel credit, valid for one year. Proper documentation required for boarding. Other restrictions apply.
This is good news for Cleveland. The airport has been struggling with downsizing in wake of United announcing plans of cutting more than half their CLE flights in 2014. It’s also good news for Cleveland area travelers looking for onward connections with the 9:30 a.m. flight landing in BOS at 11:20 a.m., opening up the rest of JetBlue’s route network which is strong in Florida, and the Caribbean. But act fast if you are looking for the $19.51 fares as its only available until 11:59 Eastern tomorrow night.