Happy Anniversary, Delta

  How time flies! Last week, Delta officially celebrated 70 years of continuous air service in Jacksonville. Delta began operating here in 1945 at Imeson Airport.  At the time, Imeson was the city’s commercial service airport. As Jacksonville has grown, so has Delta’s presence here. The airline originally started service on December 1, 1945, with […]

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Celebrating 10 Years at JAX: Comfort Zone Spa

If the mere thought of flying makes your muscles ache, Ann Hill has a solution. Ann is the owner/operator of Comfort Zone Spa, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary at Jacksonville International Airport (JAX). There are currently two Comfort Zone locations in the terminal – one pre-security near Starbucks and another post-security near the Delta Sky […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Coloring a Child’s Airport Experience

We’re no fools. We know that flying with children can be stressful even when everything goes according to plan. Tack on flight delays, cancellations, inclimate weather, tight connections and meltdowns into the experience, and it can be truly awful. At Jacksonville International Airport (JAX), we wanted to play a small part in helping parents get […]

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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 […]

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