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JetBlue Airbus A321LR Mint Business Class Review [LHR to JFK]

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Airline: JetBlue
Aircraft: Airbus A321LR
Flight #: B620
Route: London (LHR) > New York (JFK)
Date: February 21, 2022
Duration: 8hrs 17mins
Cabin and Layout: JetBlue Mint — 2 Mint Studio suites, 22 fully-enclosed Mint suites
Seat: 2F
Cost: From ~$1,945 round-trip

JetBlue has launched its first foray into the transatlantic market with nonstop flights from New York (JFK) to London’s Heathrow (LHR) and Gatwick (LGW) Airports.

This was a huge achievement, especially in the middle of a global pandemic.

I’d previously crossed the Atlantic with American, British Airways, Delta, TAP, United, and Virgin in a mixture of all of the cabin classes from economy to first class, so JetBlue’s arrival into the market had me curious to see how it would compare.

After several emails and a lot of planning, I was invited (along with another freelance travel expert, Chelsea Dickenson) to sample the JetBlue experience from London (LHR) to New York (JFK). Chelsea would fly in Core, and I would fly in Mint so that we could compare our journey along the way.

As guests of JetBlue, we were looked after incredibly well, however, I firmly believe that our interactions with the crew would have been just as memorable had we been regular paying passengers — they really were a credit to the airline (more on that later).

The other aspects of the flight that I write about here — i.e. the seat, the cabin, the cleanliness, amenities, food and beverage, bathroom, and entertainment — are elements of the flight that couldn’t have been improved for me only as a guest of JetBlue and are a true representation of what you could experience onboard a JetBlue flight across the Atlantic in Mint.

Without further ado, here’s how my journey went.

Booking JetBlue Mint

You can typically expect to pay a hefty fee to fly transatlantic with any airline in business.

That said, you can find JetBlue round-trip fares in Mint from just ~$1,945, though the average you can expect to pay is ~$3,400.

If you’d prefer to pay in TrueBlue points, you can expect to spend around a hefty 247,500 points for a one-way ticket.

Hot Tip: Want to fly to London in JetBlue Mint on points? Read our guide on the many ways you can earn a ton of JetBlue TrueBlue points.

London Heathrow Airport

Chelsea and I left the Moxy London Heathrow with plenty of time to get to Heathrow Terminal 2 by catching one of the frequent bus services from just outside the hotel.

Little did we know that the tunnel underneath the runway to the airport’s central transport hub was closed, meaning we had to detour via taking a bus away from the airport and catching the Tube.

Checking in

JetBlue’s check-in area consists of desks C5 through C8 at Heathrow Terminal 2 and was easy to find when entering the terminal.

JetBlue Mint A321LR check in at Heathrow
JetBlue’s check-in area at Heathrow Terminal 2.

Desk C5 is the dedicated check-in desk for those flying in Mint or passengers with Mosaic status — the top tier of JetBlue’s loyalty program, TrueBlue.

JetBlue Mint A321LR Mint check in desk
JetBlue’s dedicated Mint and Mosaic check-in desk.

A woman was already being checked in when I got to the desk. It took a little while longer than I’d have expected, but I put that down to checking the extra necessary documents that were required at the time for flying to the U.S. This included proof of double vaccination and a document proving you were COVID negative, having had a PCR test or a rapid antigen test that was administered or supervised by a medical professional.

JetBlue Mint A321LR Mint Mosaic check in
JetBlue’s Heathrow check-in area.

For those flying in economy, be prepared to use the kiosk to print out your boarding pass, even if you’ve already checked in online for your flight.

I started doing the same until I heard another Mint passenger being told to skip this part and head straight to the counter.

JetBlue Mint A321LR Core check in
Pre-check-in, check-in machine.

A little flustered, we made it through security and into the departures area at 12:54 p.m. — just 1 hour before our flight’s scheduled departure time.

JetBlue Mint A321LR Heathrow Terminal 2 Departures
A very quiet Heathrow Terminal 2 post-security.

I would have made it through security a little quicker had I been allowed to use the Fast Track security lane. I was rudely informed by a member of Heathrow staff that just because I’d bought a business class ticket didn’t mean I was eligible for fast track.

As per JetBlue’s website, Mint guests can “speed through with a dedicated Mint check-in queue and expedited security lane,” albeit with an “at select airports” caveat.

I reached out to a contact at JetBlue who replied with the following statement:

“We continue to evaluate lounges – as well as fast track lane access at our London airports – but remain primarily focused on competing in the air with our transatlantic service. We believe we currently offer a ground experience that serves our customers well.”

The departure board was already showing “Go to Gate” for our flight, so we made a quick stop at Pret A Manger for some breakfast and a coffee as neither of us had eaten yet.

JetBlue Mint A321LR go to gate
The day’s departures from LHR Terminal 2.

As our flight was due to depart from B48, it would be around a 15-minute walk to the gate.

JetBlue Mint A321LR Heathrow departure board
Departure board and time planner.

To get to the B gates you leave the main terminal building behind…

JetBlue Mint A321LR Heathrow Terminal 2 B Gates
Directions to gates B31-49.

…and head down a long, long, long corridor underneath the apron to a satellite terminal.

JetBlue Mint A321LR walk to B gates
Chelsea hurrying to the gate with her Pret in hand.

Once we made it back above ground, we headed left a couple of hundred more feet to the gate.

JetBlue Mint A321LR B Gates at LHR Terminal 2
The duty free at LHR’s Terminal 2 satellite terminal.

Boarding at Heathrow Terminal 2

We arrived at the gate around 15 minutes after clearing security, around the exact time the flight was due to board.

Given we’d been to Pret, we can confirm that the advised 15-minute walking time is somewhat precautionary.

JetBlue Mint A321LR Gate B48
Gate B48.

Gone were the signs for social distancing advising to leave a seat between passengers at the gate. Despite the fact the flight was supposed to be full, there didn’t seem to be all too many passengers at the gate waiting to board.

JetBlue Mint A321LR Gate B48 seating
The seating area at B48.

And there she was. This was the first time I’d clapped eyes on a JetBlue A321LR and she was a beauty. I could not wait to get on board and into the air.

JetBlue Mint A321LR Mint Mint Wink Wink A321LR
JetBlue’s N4058J registered Airbus A321LR with the nickname “Mint, Mint, Wink, Wink.”

As this was a press trip, we were able to board the aircraft early to get cabin shots while it was empty.

The AvGeek in me couldn’t resist asking if we could also pay a quick visit to the cockpit.

Being the lovely accommodating JetBlue crew they are, there were no qualms about letting Chelsea and I pop in to take a look.

JetBlue Mint A321LR pilots
2 of our pilots.

I even kicked the captain out of his seat so I could briefly live a childhood dream.

JetBlue Mint A321LR in the captains seat
Captain Ross — it has a certain right to it, no?

Onboard JetBlue’s Airbus A321LR

The interior of this jet is nothing short of stunning.

Mint Seat

I was booked into seat 2F, one of the 22 regular Mint seats onboard the aircraft.

JetBlue Mint A321LR Seat 2F
Welcome to seat 2F.

From the sliding privacy door and the 17-inch IFE screen to the small storage compartment under the window, this wide-angle shot shows almost all the seat’s features.

JetBlue Mint A321LR seat 2F wide angle
Wide-angle of seat 2F.

Waiting at my seat was a pillow and blanket in a soft grey casing, as well as the smaller of the 2 amenity kits.

JetBlue Mint A321LR Seat 2F close up
Seat 2F close-up.

At first glance, you could say the seat and its surrounding area appear quite narrow. However, once you’re seated, the space feels plenty roomy.

JetBlue Mint A321LR seat 2F welcome
Inside the seating area.

A latched door could be pulled across, enhancing the already private and exclusive feeling of the seat.

The door, which has about a centimeter gap, can only be closed in the time after take-off and before landing.

JetBlue Mint A321LR seat 2F closed door
More privacy than you could need.

I had more than enough storage for what I needed.

I mainly used this little triangle space underneath the window. Next to it was a wireless charging station that didn’t seem to work for me.

JetBlue Mint A321LR storage and wireless charging
Under-the-window storage and wireless charging.

Directly below was a power outlet and a space for the bottle of water that was waiting for me when I boarded.

JetBlue Mint A321LR seat water storage and power outlet
Power outlet and water bottle holder.

This was the first time I’d seen USC charging capability on an aircraft. While it might seem trivial, devices, including most Apple products, charge with USB-C cables rather than USB.

JetBlue Mint A321LR seat USC charge port
USB-C charging capability.

To the right of my feet was a stowage area that housed a comfy pair of slippers with an accompanying sign stipulating the space was only to be used for shoe storage.

JetBlue Mint A321LR seat shoe storage
Dedicated shoe storage.

It was only towards the end of the flight that I noticed this dedicated laptop tray.

JetBlue Mint A321LR seat storage for laptop
Laptop stowage.

The tray table was released by pressing the “push” button to my left.

JetBlue Mint A321LR seat power outlet
Tray table release.

The tray table was fixed in the bottom left corner, meaning movement was restricted to a 90-degree swivel.

JetBlue Mint A321LR seat swivel table
The tray table pivot.

This meant that the tray table would be almost flush with my chest if my seat was slightly reclined while eating. To eat in a more comfortable position, I had to angle the table diagonally away from me, causing the tray to overhang the table slightly.

JetBlue Mint A321LR seat tray table
The awkward eating position of the tray table with the seat slightly reclined.

However, the tray table was the perfect size for working on my 13-inch laptop.

JetBlue Mint A321LR seat laptop
My office in the sky.

Towards the end of the flight, I reclined the seat into a more relaxed position to watch a movie, and it was a very cozy place to be.

JetBlue Mint A321LR seat relaxing position
Aaaand, relax.

The seat also reclines into a fully-flat bed. While I didn’t nap on this day flight, I would say this lie-flat bed would have provided more than enough comfort to sleep for the duration of a night flight from New York to London.

JetBlue Mint A321LR seat reclined
Fully-flat Mint seat.

The Tuft & Needle memory foam pillow and light blanket added to the coziness.

JetBlue Mint A321LR seat fully flat
Fully-flat Mint seat from above.

The seat position could be adjusted by a little control panel by my left elbow which was under a small reading light.

JetBlue Mint A321LR seat controls
Seat position control panel.

A couple of times throughout the flight my seat started moving by itself. I initially put this down to catching the control panel with my elbow…

JetBlue Mint A321LR seat control location
The proximity of my arm to the seat controls.

…then I realized there was a second, smaller control panel lower down in the seat with only 2 settings that I kept catching with my knee. This area also housed a remote for the IFE, as well as the aircraft safety card and sick bag.

JetBlue Mint A321LR seat and IFT controls
More seat controls, the IFE remote, as well as the safety card and sick bag.

The lighting could also be controlled at the main seat control panel.

JetBlue Mint A321LR seat control close up
The seat control panel.

The IFE screen could be pulled out to make for a better viewing angle while in flight.

JetBlue Mint A321LR seat IFE
Adjustable IFE screen.

While extended, it faced directly towards me.

JetBlue Mint A321LR seat and blanket
IFE screen position.

And finally, one of my favorite things about the seat: the sliding privacy door. The small grey latch under the lamp released the catch…

JetBlue Mint A321LR seat door open
The door’s release latch.

…then the door could be pulled across to almost fully shut.

JetBlue Mint A321LR seat closed door
Privacy level 9/10.

Mint Cabin

I remember saying “wow” out loud when I boarded the swanky new aircraft and saw the Mint Cabin for the first time.

The symmetry and sleekness of this cabin are stunning.

JetBlue Mint A321LR Mint cabin
JetBlue Mint cabin on the A321LR.

The view was equally as pleasing to the eye from the rear of the Mint cabin.

JetBlue Mint A321LR Mint cabin from the back
The Mint cabin from the rear.

As the flight went on and the light outside faded slowly, the ceiling lighting made for a warm and inviting environment.

JetBlue Mint A321LR Mint cabin ceiling
Ceiling lights.

Mint Studio

At the front of the aircraft are 2 seats called Mint Studio suites. These have even more space than the regular 22 Mint suites.

JetBlue Mint A321LR Mint Studio
Seats 1A and 1F are Mint Studio suites.

These seats boast the largest TV of all U.S. airlines, at 22 inches, and there’s extra seating space for even more comfort.

JetBlue Mint A321LR Mint Studio and Mint cabin
Mint Studio suite 1F.

Both Mint Studios also have more storage than the regular Mint suites in a way that resembles a high school locker — it even has a mirror on the inside of the door.

JetBlue Mint A321LR Mint Studio from behind
Looking over into Mint Studio 1F from seat 2F.

Core Cabin

Almost halfway down the aircraft, a JetBlue logo on a divider marks the start of the aircraft’s Core (economy) seating.

JetBlue Mint A321LR cabin divider
Welcome to JetBlue Core.

The cabin has 3 kinds of seating.

At the very front is 1 row of regular seats that come with extra legroom as they’re at the bulkhead, though these seats aren’t sold as Even More Space seats.

JetBlue Mint A321LR Core cabin
The front of JetBlue’s Core cabin.

If you’re considering selecting a front-row seat, bear in mind that stretching out of the legs is restricted due to the bulkhead.

JetBlue Mint A321LR Core exit row
More space but less stretch.

Following on are 4 rows of Even More Space seats.

JetBlue Mint A321LR Even More Space logo
Even More Space seat.

Along with 7 more inches of legroom, these seats come with earlier boarding.

JetBlue Mint A321LR Core Even More Space
The Core Cabin from the last row of Even More Space seats.

Beyond the Even More Space seats were the remaining Core cabin seats.

JetBlue Mint A321LR Core cabin from the back
The view from the rear of the Core cabin.

Food and Beverage

Like all good business class services, a welcome drink was offered before take-off.

JetBlue Mint A321LR welcome drinks
Welcome aboard.

Cesar then brought my food and drink menu to me before take-off.

JetBlue’s international menu changes every 2 to 3 months and passengers can choose 3 out of a possible 5 dishes.

JetBlue Mint A321LR crew handing out menu
Cesar handing out menus.

My choices were:

  • Radicchio baby gem salad (cold)
  • Marinated cucumber salad (cold)
  • Mushroom lasagna
  • Chicken paillard
  • Sausage mozzarella pasty

After my order of lasagna, chicken, and pasty had been taken, I was asked if I’d like to be woken around 2 hours before landing for the pre-landing meal. Naturally, I said yes.

Before the main meal was served, I was offered my first drink accompanied by a snack selection of olives, nuts, and (I think) artichokes.

I was excited to hear that JetBlue offers proper espresso to its business class guests and had to try it.

JetBlue Mint A321LR food pre dinner snack
Pre-meal snack and coffee.

I was asked what I’d like for my second drink as soon as Mike noticed that my coffee cup was empty. This time I went for sparkling water — hydration is key when flying!

Dinner Small Plates

Meal service started around an hour after take-off.

JetBlue Mint A321LR food served to passenger
All smiles behind the mask.

The chicken breast was so tender and moist — far better even than some of the chicken dishes I’ve been served in restaurants on the ground before. It was definitely the best chicken I’ve eaten in the sky, that’s for sure.

The accompanying arugula, parmesan, and sweet red tomatoes made for a taste sensation with every bite.

JetBlue Mint A321LR food close up
The perfect combo of ingredients.

While it was a rather heavy dish, the mushroom lasagna was delightfully flavorful.

As for the “pasty” — it was nothing like the pasties were used to eating in the U.K., but it was tasty nonetheless.

JetBlue Mint A321LR food first meal
Mushroom lasagna (top left), sausage pasty (bottom left), and chicken paillard (bottom right).

After mains had been cleared away, Cesar wheeled a dessert trolley down the cabin. My options were either vanilla gelato or a cheese plate. I was so full that asked if it would be alright for me to grab a cheese plate a bit later in the flight.

JetBlue Mint A321LR food dessert trolley
The dessert trolley.

If I were to get peckish in between meals, I could have helped myself to cashews, chips, popcorn, or shortbread from the snack basket.

JetBlue Mint A321LR food snack basket
The snack basket.

Supper Small Plate

Flight attendants Bill and Mike started taking second meal orders with 1 hour 51 minutes to go before landing. Cesar also asked me if I’d like anything else to drink. With a sparkling wine and extra-strong martini already on the go, I passed. Then I realized I hadn’t had a gin and tonic yet so ordered 1 of those, too. Why not add a third to the collection?

This time I could pick 2 out of 3 dishes:

  • Endive salad
  • Carrot farro soup
  • Chicken panini

I went for the warm options again and chose the carrot farro soup and the roasted chicken panini.

JetBlue Mint A321LR food second meal
Supper time.

In all honesty, the soup was more of a splash than a bowlful; 1 mouthful and I could already see the bottom of the bowl. I instantly regretted mixing in the farro, too, as it seemed to soak up the small amount of soup that there was.

JetBlue Mint A321LR food soup
A scraping of soup.

The chicken panini, on the other hand, was just what I needed to curb the appetite I’d somehow managed to regain.

JetBlue Mint A321LR food panini
The chicken panini.

After touching the bread roll, I decided I’d give it a miss.

JetBlue Mint A321LR food bread
It’s tough to get bread right in the sky.

I’m not sure I’ll ever find a mile-high bread roll as warm, moist, and delicious as the one I had the absolute pleasure of encountering on a recent Lufthansa flight from Frankfurt to Newcastle.

The Dairy Milk was a nice added surprise for dessert.

JetBlue Mint A321LR food Dairy Milk
Classic British choccy.

Drinks

Like strong cocktails? Fly JetBlue.

I had the option of 4 cocktails: the Mint Condition (gin- or vodka-based), the Black Maple Old Fashioned, Al Pastor Margarita (both flight attendants Leanne and Mike warned me that this cocktail’s spice levels are not for novices), and a dirty martini.

I tried the dirty martini and it was so strong I could only do a couple of sips at a time.

JetBlue Mint A321LR drink martini
The strongest dirty martini in the sky.

Sodas, waters, wines, and beer were also available.

I was already under the impression that gin and tonics aren’t as popular in the U.S. as the U.K., since every time I’ve ordered one in the U.S. in the past I’d often get a bemused look followed by a “Gin with soda?” So, I wasn’t surprised that there was no diet tonic, which comes as standard in most U.K. bars, restaurants, and even on flights.

Bombay was the only gin available — not my favorite gin, either. I’d prefer a Roku, Sipsmith, or my all-time favorite, Nordés, but I realize you can’t expect such things at 30-odd thousand feet.

JetBlue Mint A321LR drink sparkling water
It’s always gin o’clock.

Instead of Champagne, JetBlue serves a Spanish sparkling wine from the Penedes winery in Catalunya, Spain. It was just as good as Champagne for me!

JetBlue Mint A321LR drink sparkling wine cheers
Salud!

Before I knew it there were just 51 minutes to landing and Mike asked me if I’d like another sparkling water. I said yes, and a second later a third glass of sparkling wine arrived at my seat. I blame the excellent noise-canceling headphones for the confusion.

This brings me nicely onto the next section…

Amenities

I had an array of amenities at my disposal throughout the flight.

Waiting for me at my seat was a Tuft & Needle blanket and pillow and a small paper package with an eye mask and earplugs inside.

JetBlue Mint A321LR seat amenities
Everything you need for a good sleep in the sky.

There was a second larger amenity kit by Wanderfuel.

JetBlue Mint A321LR amenity kit Wanderfuel
Amenity kit by Wanderfuel.

The recyclable paper kit was filled with a bunch of wholesome products from a selection of carefully selected brands.

There was a vegan hand cream, a large body wipe, miracle mist spray, a rehydration sachet, flight socks, a little sachet of moisturizer, and a sugar-free gummy.

JetBlue Mint A321LR amenity kit contents
JetBlue Mint amenities.

Not only was this the first time I’d ever had slippers as an amenity on a transatlantic flight in business class, but they were also so comfy that I took them off the flight with me and have been wearing them in my hotels ever since. It’s a shame they were encased in plastic, though.

JetBlue Mint A321LR slipper amenity
All business class flights need a pair of slippers.

It was also the first time I’d seen USB-C charging capability on a flight.

JetBlue Mint A321LR seat USC charge port
Power outlets keeping up with the times.

The 17-inch IFE screen was crystal clear.

I liked how Spanish was included on the start screen in reflection of the huge Spanish-speaking population in the U.S.

JetBlue Mint A321LR IFE screen
Hey, hola.

In addition to all of the usual films and TV shows, JetBlue also has a live TV option.

JetBlue Mint A321LR IFE screen
IFE home screen.

You’d have been hard pushed to not find something to suit you from the huge selection of films.

JetBlue Mint A321LR IFE options
Too much choice, you could say!

I went for “Love, Simon” and I’m not ashamed to say I shed a tear or 2.

JetBlue Mint A321LR IFE film
“Love, Simon.”

But the most important thing of all for an AvGeek is the moving 3D map, which I followed closely for most of the flight.

JetBlue Mint A321LR IFE 3D maps
Inflight map.

I also had the option of using my phone as a remote control.

JetBlue Mint A321LR IFE phone pairing
“A less touch-y touchscreen experience.”

I did this initially but then resorted back to using the touch screen as I found this more practical.

JetBlue Mint A321LR IFE phone sync
The power of modern technology.

The Master & Dynamic noise-canceling headphones that were waiting for me at my seat were of excellent quality.

JetBlue Mint A321LR amenity headphone case
Noise-canceling headphones.

It’s an added bonus when airlines make an effort to invest in the best quality products and brands for their customers.

I liked that the headphone set had a dedicated hook to store them when they weren’t being used.

JetBlue Mint A321LR amenity headphones hanging up
It’s the simple things.

Before landing, headphones were collected and replaced with in-ear buds so I could continue watching (and crying at) “Love, Simon.”

JetBlue Mint A321LR headphone replacement
Out with the headphones, in with the buds.

Cleanliness

Nothing untoward to report here — 10/10 for cleanliness.

Bathroom

Mint passengers had the use of 2 bathrooms at the front of the cabin. Those sitting in Core also had access to 2 bathrooms, though these were situated all the way at the rear galley.

A message over the PA just after take-off stipulated that by law, guests must use the restrooms that were assigned to their specific cabins and that under no circumstances were you allowed to use the other bathrooms.

Another first for me — the loo had automatic seats and flush. I had never seen this on a plane before, and it’s something I’d like to see all airlines adopting.

This picture was taken in the smaller of the 2 restrooms. Loos on smaller jets like the A321 tend to be a bit of a squeeze and this was no exception.

JetBlue Mint A321LR bathroom
Standing room only.

COVID-19 Protocols

Announcements were made frequently throughout the flight in regards to mask-wearing and included a reminder that “masks should be replaced between bites and sips” — something I haven’t heard announced on a flight in all my pandemic-era flying.

Service

I’ll summarise briefly by saying that each of the 5 cabin crew members who worked this flight is a credit to JetBlue.

Down in Mint, I was looked after by Cesar (who was the purser), Mike, and Bill. In Core, Chelsea was looked after by Leanne and Ryan.

I spoke with each and every member of the flight and cabin crew and I want to say a personal thank you to each and every one of them for making my first long-haul flight with JetBlue an experience that I will never, ever forget.

The team was well-oiled and it was clear they worked incredibly well together as a team.

As this is the only international route that the airline operates, this crew is dedicated to operating from New York to London and gets to learn how each other works.

As we were close to landing, I thanked Cesar for everything and said that it was an honor to be served by a team who clearly love what they do and are meant to be in the skies.

A couple of minutes later, Leanne came around with a handwritten note for each passenger in Mint.

JetBlue Mint A321LR thank you note from Leanne
Thank you, Leanne.

By this point, I was a fair few drinks in and mile-high emotions were running high. Needless to say, this note brought a tear to my eye.

JetBlue Mint A321LR thank you note and sunset
You just can’t beat personal touches like this.

Arrival

It was quite a poignant moment seeing the American coastline for the first time again after leaving it behind for what would unknowingly be the last time in a long while back in 2019.

JetBlue Mint A321LR USA
Hello, America!

We were welcomed with the hottest of firey sunsets of the Long Island Sound.

JetBlue Mint A321LR sunset arrival
Sunset over the Long Island Sound.

After 8 hours and 17 minutes in the air, we touched down at 6:13 p.m. — 26 minutes later than scheduled.

What then ensued was nothing short of magic. We breezed straight through passport control where there was no line whatsoever and our bags were already on the carousel waiting for us. We got from touching down at JFK to getting off the LIRR at Penn Station in just 1 hour and 9 minutes!

Final Thoughts

JetBlue Mint is my favorite business class product to fly across the Atlantic. There, I said it.

Flights like this make me feel even more grateful than ever to call this my job.

JetBlue Mint A321LR wing tip
Thank you, JetBlue.

Hopefully, the Heathrow fast track issue will get fixed soon to make that part of the experience even more business-class-like.

It’s also a shame that for those of us living in the U.K., there’s no easy way for us to redeem points on JetBlue flights as none of our credit cards have JetBlue as a transfer partner.

If London and Europe continue to be a key market for JetBlue as the airline grows, then making points earning and spending a possibility for Europeans would be beneficial for both the airline and passengers alike.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does JetBlue have a lounge at Heathrow?

JetBlue doesn’t have partnerships with any lounges at London Heathrow.

Is JetBlue business class Mint?

Yes, the name of JetBlue’s business class product is called Mint.

Does JetBlue fly from the U.K.?

Yes, JetBlue flights from London Gatwick (LGW) and London Heathrow (LHR) to New York (JFK).

What terminal is JetBlue at Heathrow?

JetBlue departs from Terminal 2 at London Heathrow.

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About Daniel Ross

Daniel has loved aviation and travel his entire life. He earned a Master of Science in Air Transport Management and has written about travel and aviation in publications like Simple Flying, The Points Guy, and more.

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