December 28, 2015. Jet Blue announces today it will begin service between Orlando, Florida and David, Panama. Inaugural flight will be April 1, 2016. There will be two flights per week on Mondays and Thursdays. Jet Blue also announces it will establish offices for two of its subsidiaries at the Enrique Malek International Airport in David.
Jet Blue Getaways will offer 3 and 4 day packages to San Jose, Costa Rica, Bocas del Toro and Panama City. It will partner with Air Panama. They will also offer special packages to those visiting Disney World and other attractions in Orlando.
Jet Blue Freight Services will offer package and freight deliveries. They will be working with Amazon, Walmart, Dell, Best Buy, Express Scripts Pharmaceuticals and others.
Mr Jose Jimenez will be the Chief Executive Officer of the David office. He previously was Vice President of financial operations for United Fruit in Puerto Armuellas. Prices for the airfares, tour packages and freight services will be published in mid February.
Jet Blue Airways’ headquarters are located in Long Island City, New York. David, Panama is its 15th overseas destination.
I failed to mention Monday, December 28th is Dia del los Santos Inocentes. Panama’s April Fool’s Day.
The Disney building a Disney World in Panama and expats having to learn Spanish stories were getting worn out.