American Airlines and JetBlue announced today a new partnership to offer travelers added loyalty benefits and travel opportunities. This new collaboration aims to corner the Northeast market — much like the 2020 deal between American Airlines and Alaska Airlines, announced pre-COVID-19, which ultimately fizzled due to travel bans.
American Airlines and JetBlue will now codeshare on designated flights, opening American customers to JetBlue’s domestic network, specifically in New York and Boston, while JetBlue passengers enjoy greater capability to fly with American’s vast international connections. Travelers can easily book and transfer flights between the two airlines and earn benefits across both frequent-flyer programs, including miles and elite status.
“Both airlines’ customers value access to more destinations, whether it’s a JetBlue customer who wants more direct access to South America from New York, or an American customer who wants more robust service to Florida,” said Vasu Raja, head of routes and network, American Airlines.
Travelers flying either airline, or both, will soon be able to book travel using one single ticket and enjoy seamless check-ins and connections. Customers will also enjoy access to JetBlue’s Mint, and American Airlines’ three-class transcontinental service. More information about loyalty benefits for AAdvantage and TrueBlue members will be available soon.
The partnership also brings new routes. Beginning next year, travelers can fly from New York (JFK) to Tel Aviv (TLV), Athens (ATH), or Rio de Janeiro (GIG), to name a few. More routes are to be announced and will likely involve American’s long-haul markets in Europe, South America, Africa and India.
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