Two Mint Studios feature a bigger 22-inch entertainment screen as well as an additional side table and a seat for guests.
The product is the first to use Thompson’s Aero Seating Vantage SOLO seat designed specifically for narrow-body aircraft.
Passengers also get a sense of widebody space thanks to the A320LRs new Airspace by Airbus cabins with backlit ceiling panels, custom LED lighting, the biggest overhead bins on a single-aisle aircraft and new ergonomic sidewalls offering extra personal space at shoulder level.
JetBlue has taken advantage of A321’s wider cross-section to give the aircraft’s 114 economy passengers get 18.4-inch wide seats with a full 32-inch seat pitch and contoured seat-backs for extra knee space.
The airline also offers four rows of “Even More Space” seating with five additional inches of legroom.
Passengers flying across the Atlantic will be able to take advantage of the airline’s free, high-speed Wi-Fi as well as enjoy a selection of live TV channels and an extensive library of seatback entertainment.
Seats feature 10.4-inch seatback screens, easy-to-reach in-seat power from AC and USB-C outlets and customers will be able to customize their inflight meals from the seatback screen.
JetBlue is hoping the reshaped aviation market will give its new A321LR services to London a lift as it Wednesday launched its first trans-Atlantic flight with economy fares starting at about $US200 one-way.
The historic Flight 7 from New York JFK to London Heathrow comes as competitor British Airways has reported a surge in trans-Atlantic bookings after a decision by the UK to ease travel restrictions.
JetBlue’s entry into the restricted Heathrow market came as slot availability was boosted by the pandemic and it also plans to fly to Gatwick from late September.
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