JetBlue has reimagined its popular Mint experience.
The first complete redesign of Mint since its conception in 2014 sees 24 private suites with a sliding door for every Mint customer. As part of the refresh, JetBlue will also introduce its latest innovation, the Mint Studio, which will offer the most space in a premium experience from any U.S. airline.
“Mint was an idea to make premium travel across the U.S. less stuffy and more affordable, and its performance has exceeded even our most optimistic expectation,” said Joanna Geraghty, president and chief operating officer, JetBlue.
“It’s remarkable how Mint’s thoughtful design has resonated with customers as we successfully grew it to more than 30 routes. We put our heart into this redesign of Mint and were inspired by our original vision of offering customers an exceptional experience at a lower fare.”
The first major design overhaul of Mint – designed in partnership with Acumen Design Associates – will launch on JetBlue’s new London flights this summer, and a 16-seat layout will debut on a limited number of flights between New York and Los Angeles in 2021.
Inspired by the popularity of the four private suites in its current Mint configuration, JetBlue’s transatlantic Mint will offer more privacy with 24 individual suites. Every inch of space anticipates customer needs, with features including a tilting 17-inch Thales AVANT seatback screen, wireless charging capabilities, an integrated phone ledge for multitasking, and easy-to-reach in-seat power.
JetBlue is the first carrier to outfit its aircraft with Thompson Aero Seating’s VantageSOLO seat, the company’s revolutionary single aisle seating solution with a herringbone configuration developed and designed specifically for narrow-body aircraft and further customised for JetBlue.
JetBlue tapped Tuft & Needle to shape the entire Mint sleep experience. Every Mint seat is layered with Tuft & Needle’s T&N Adaptive foam and a breathable cover to create a cool and comfortable sleep experience. The seat complements additional sleep amenities developed in partnership with the brand, including a convertible blanket with a built-in foot pocket, a memory foam lined pillow with a pillowcase, and a snooze kit with a matching eye mask and earplugs.