The Time I Flew on JetBlue Mint

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Okay… Okay… We all know I’m JetBlue obsessed.  Well, for the first time, I’m flying in JetBlue’s “Mint” cabin… their answer to first class… from JFK to LAX.  I thought I’d share my experience so you can travel along with me.  Not familiar with Mint?  This video should help:

Waiting for the flight, I was lucky enough to have the gate right next door to the newly opened T5 Rooftop lounge.  It’s a great space and it also happened to be an amazing day out.  If I had been hungry, you can bet that I’d hit up the hot dog stand and the Blue Marble ice cream cart.  It just screams summer.

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So it’s time to board!  I’m seated in 2F, a private suite all to myself.  Here goes…

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Waiting at my seat, I was greeted by a surprisingly puffy pillow and blanket (more like a light comforter) and a welcome note from the inflight crew.

IMG_1848My suite had three electrical outlets.  A bit excessive, no?  But I’ll take them. 😉

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The seat… Full lie down… Massage feature… Lombard support….

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Then came the aforementioned cocktail… honey-infused limeade with fresh mint… which was really good. So much so that I was ready for two. (I’m concerned this trip has the potential to turn real boozy real fast. Lol)

And the private suite door….

IMG_1847Hidden cubby under the reading light for water… and a great little smartphone-sized pocket.

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A free amenity kit from Brichbox with all sorts of hipster-y goodness.

IMG_1856The unfortunate thing is the TVs weren’t working on the flight. 18 inches of blue screen. :/ As long as the free wifi doesn’t go down, everything will be okay.  To JetBlue’s credit (pun intended), they issue small refunds for non-working TVs.  Through the power of the Twitter, I got the credit even before I landed. 😉

Next up, food inspired by Saxon + Parole in the East Village….

IMG_1845Wine pairings and other various drink options…

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Sparkling wine always. 🙂  Oh, and the appetizer was portobello mushroom mousse… which made me want to close my suite door and quietly lick the bowl.  Best thing I had on the whole flight.

IMG_1844Next up the food options…

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I went with the black angus burger, burrata cheese ravioli, and chilled corn soup.  I really wanted the soup to be the winner, but it was the burger, surprisingly.

IIMG_1858 realized I couldn’t find my earbuds… they are around here somewhere… so when I asked for a pair, I was provided with these hand-built lovelies from Grado Labs.

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Dessert… The cappuccino was quite good… albeit a bit small.  I’m used to far bigger coffee drinks on my JetBlue flights. 😉

IMG_1861Pantry options for later… Remind me to keep an eye on Dustin, he’s very eager to clear everything… I wasn’t done with that champagne, gurl. 😉  Bring it back.

Not gonna lie. I was enraptured for all 50 seconds of “anatomy of a plate.”


A little parting gift from the bakery.


And arrival in LA!