JetBlue announces new daily nonstop service between PBIA, Los Angeles

Flights would depart LA at 8 a.m. PST, West Palm Beach at 5 p.m. EST
JetBlue flight lands in Tampa in 2014
Posted at 9:50 AM, Sep 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-10 09:59:59-04

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Palm Beach County is headed direct to Hollywood.

JetBlue announced Thursday that it will begin offering nonstop daily flights between Palm Beach International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport beginning in November.

The new service, beginning Nov. 19, will depart Los Angeles at 8 a.m. PST and arrive in West Palm Beach at 3:52 p.m. EST.

East-to-west flights will depart at 5 p.m. EST with a scheduled 8:33 p.m. PST arrival time.

Los Angeles International Airport in January 2020
This is a general overall view of the Theme Building and air traffic control tower at Los Angeles International Airport, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, in Los Angeles. (Kirby Lee via AP)

"We are excited to welcome Los Angeles service to PBI," Laura Beebe, director of airports for Palm Beach County, said in a news release announcing the new service. "Los Angeles has historically been a destination that is in high demand with our customers, so we are thrilled with the new JetBlue service."

This is the first direct service to and from Los Angeles since American Airlines ended its nonstop service at PBIA in 2015.