NEW YORKJetBlue today announced it has officially launched service at San José del Cabo’s Los Cabos International Airport.

The first roundtrip flights between the popular Mexican destination and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) landed last night, and the first flight roundtrip flights between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Los Cabos landed back in the northeast this morning. JetBlue’s Los Cabos service from the East and West Coasts operates daily.

“With demand for travel the strongest it’s been in more than a year, our new nonstop flights between the East and West Coasts and Los Cabos are perfectly timed for customers looking for a much-needed escape this summer,” said Andrea Lusso, vice president of network planning at JetBlue.

“At the same time, our newest international destination grows our presence in Latin America and helps further our network strategies in the Northeast and Southern California.”

Serving Los Cabos from JetBlue’s New York and Los Angeles supports the airline’s long-term network strategy and grows its focus cities so JetBlue can better can compete with legacy and ultra-low-cost carriers. With demand for travel returning, JetBlue-operated flying is expected to increase by 3% over 2019 in October and includes some 40 new routes set to launch in the coming months.

“JetBlue’s new route to Los Cabos comes at the perfect time, as travelers are ready to return to the skies this summer,” said Michelle Schwartz, Chief Corporate Strategy and Affairs Officer, Los Angeles World Airports.

“We are thrilled to have JetBlue as a wonderful partner in providing the routes and service passengers want at LAX.”

JetBlue will operate Los Cabos routes using its Airbus A320 aircraft.