Soaring to Show Appreciation

Imagine getting to take a ride in a classic airplane. Leaving behind the cares, aches and pains of daily life for a short respite high in the sky. A group of military veterans, currently residing in assisted care facilities, were able to take to the skies over Jacksonville, thanks to the Ageless Aviation Dreams Foundation.…

Flying Home for Thanksgiving? Here are Some Travel Tips to Know Before You Go.

Thanksgiving can be a stressful time to fly. Long lines, delayed flights and incliment weather will certainly raise anxiety when traveling. While we can’t guarantee a smooth travel experience, we certainly would like to help. Below are some tips for your flight: Packing Before packing your bag, we recommend unpacking it first. While this might…

O Canada! New Nonstop Service is Coming to Jacksonville International Airport (JAX)!

We’ve got some exciting news! This morning Air Canada announced nonstop service from JAX to Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ). The new international flights are scheduled to start on May 21, 2016. The flight will operate on Saturdays and Sundays. The inbound flight will depart Toronto at 9:20 a.m. and arrive in Jacksonville at 11:40…

Welcome to the “Jetstream!”

Welcome to the Jacksonville Aviation Authority’s (JAA) official blog, “Jetstream.” We created it to discuss unique and interesting things happening at the four airports we manage. Quite a bit goes on behind-the-scenes that many people might not be aware of, but may find interesting. What goes into courting new airlines to Jacksonville? Why don’t we…