JetBlue Airways has announced additional, daily, nonstop service from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) to Long Beach Airport (LGB), starting May 23, 2013, doubling the frequency of this service.
The additional flight will depart Austin-Bergstrom at 7 a.m., arriving in Long Beach, Calif., at 8:09 a.m. The return flight will depart Long Beach at 7:59 p.m., arriving in Austin at 12:43 a.m., all times local.
This nonstop comes in addition to existing service. Flights currently depart daily at 5:25 p.m., arriving at 6:38 p.m. Return flights depart for Austin at 10:30 a.m., arriving at 3:17 p.m., all times local. Tickets are available at www.jetblue.com or by calling 1-800-JETBLUE.
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport generates $2.4 billion economic impact to the Austin area annually. Austin’s airport has nonstop service to 38 destinations in the U.S. and Mexico and served a record 9.1 million passengers in 2011. The airport is growing to meet the future needs of Austin with improvements ranging from terminal expansion to parking. Austin-Bergstrom is entirely self-sustaining, generating its own revenue to cover its operating costs.