Yes, JetBlue Has Transatlantic Flights — and They're Often a Good Deal

JetBlue is now operating several itineraries from the East Coast to Europe.

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I just had one flight left to book on a multi-city trip to Europe when I got stumped: I couldn't figure out how to get home. All I needed was to get from Paris to New York, but the one-way ticket prices at places like United and Delta were over $1,000 and I didn't have airline or credit card points to play with. 

There were some European budget airline options, but I hadn't flown on any of the available airlines and so didn't feel like I could trust the seat comfort, food options or how much it'd cost to check the large suitcase I knew I was bringing. But then I saw something interesting: a nonstop from CDG to JFK by JetBlue, for half the price of the other American airline flights. 

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JetBlue Plus Card

This card's $99 annual fee is more than offset by the welcome bonus and 10% points back on reward flights. You'll also get one free bag with each ticket, and other perks. Earn 50,000 TrueBlue points after spending $1,000 on purchases and paying the annual fee in full, both within the first 90 days. Terms apply

You can earn points by flying on JetBlue of course, but also by using your card at qualifying restaurants and grocery stores. 


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Alexandra Svokos
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Alexandra Svokos is the senior digital editor of Kiplinger. She holds an MBA from NYU Stern in finance and management and a BA in economics and creative writing from Columbia University. Alexandra has a decade of experience in journalism and previously served as the senior editor of digital for ABC News, where she directed daily news coverage across topics through major events of the early 2020s for the network's website, including stock market trends, the remote and return-to-work revolutions, and the national economy. Before that, she pioneered politics and election coverage for Elite Daily and went on to serve as the senior news editor for that group. 

Alexandra was recognized with an "Up & Comer" award at the 2018 Folio: Top Women in Media awards, and she was asked twice by the Nieman Journalism Lab to contribute to their annual journalism predictions feature. She has also been asked to speak on panels and give presentations on the future of media and on business and media, including by the Center for Communication and Twipe.