JetBlue partners with American Airlines to increase competitive options in Northeast

JetBlue Airways Corp. (NASDAQ: JBLU) has announced it has partnered with American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) to create seamless connectivity for travelers in the Northeast and more choice for customers across their complementary domestic and international networks, the company said.

The relationship will accelerate each airline´s recovery as the travel industry adapts to new trends as a result of the pandemic.

The partnership includes an alliance agreement that proposes codeshare and loyalty benefits that will enhance each carrier´s offerings in New York and Boston, providing strategic growth and driving value for customers and team members of both airlines. Customers will experience a number of benefits from the new partnership, including:

New and expanded routes, more choice and loyalty benefits, Seamless experience:

JetBlue said this partnership with American is the next step in its plan to accelerate coronavirus recovery, get crewmembers and our aircraft flying again, and fuel JetBlue´s growth into the future.

The partnership between American and JetBlue enables sustainable international growth for customers in the Northeast from JFK, which will continue to complement the robust international service from Philadelphia (PHL), for even more options.

JetBlue is New York´s Hometown Airline®, and a carrier in Boston, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, Los Angeles, Orlando, and San Juan. JetBlue carries customers across the US, Caribbean, and Latin America.