New England skiers planning a winter excursion can fly nonstop from Boston to Montrose, Colo., on JetBlue beginning in December.
JetBlue, Logan International Airport‘s largest carrier, is launching new winter seasonal service from Boston, New York, and Los Angeles to Montrose Regional Airport in Colorado, the airline announced Wednesday. Montrose is 90 minutes north of Telluride, Colo., named among the top 5 ski resorts in North America for 2020 by Conde Nast Traveler.
Telluride is known for its “world-class” alpine skiing and “awe-inspiring scenery,” airline officials said in a news release, but also offers boutiques, art galleries, and gourmet restaurants.
“Skiers can glide straight into town and Mountain Village, with the majority of lodging within walking distance or a short shuttle (or gondola) ride to the renowned slopes of Telluride — a true ski-in/ski-out destination,” officials said.
JetBlue is the only airline offering nonstop service between Montrose and New England, according to the airline.
“As we take a refreshed approach to evaluating new markets, it’s clear to us that travelers are increasingly looking for unique destinations where they can truly escape and enjoy wide open spaces,” said Andrea Lusso, JetBlue’s vice president of network planning, in a statement.
The Boston flights will take place on Saturdays and select Wednesdays between Dec. 19 and March 27, 2021, aboard JetBlue’s Airbus 320 aircraft.
Several U.S. airlines, including JetBlue, recently announced COVID-19 testing programs for customers.
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