Lufthansa agrees code-share accord with JetBlue

1 September 2009 Lufthansa agrees code-share accord with JetBlue UK Customers benefit from twelve new destinations in USA and Puerto Rico Lufthansa’s UK customers will be able to take advantage of extended travel options in the USA and Puerto Rico under a new code-sharing agreement with the US airline, JetBlue. JetBlue flights to Buffalo, Syracuse, Rochester, Pittsburgh, Raleigh-Durham, Austin, New Orleans, Tampa, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, West Palm Beach and San Juan will be under the Lufthansa code. UK passengers heading to those destinations can connect with Lufthansa transatlantic flights through both Frankfurt and Munich to New York JFK or Boston and transit seamlessly there to connecting flights bearing the Lufthansa code with JetBlue. Marianne Sammann, Lufthansa General Manager UK & Ireland welcomed the news saying: “The code-share with JetBlue will provide Lufthansa’s UK passengers with new and seamless travel options when planning trips to the USA. The destinations being offered are all very popular business and leisure areas that, until now, have been more difficult to access so I am sure that this will be seen as a welcome move on both sides of the Atlantic.” The code-share accord today has been submitted for approval to the US Department of Transportation (DOT). Pending the go-ahead from the DOT, the code-share flights will be available at the end of September. They can then be booked at travel agencies, online at and or at the Lufthansa Call Centre. Lufthansa and JetBlue Airways concluded a series of share transactions in January last year, in which Lufthansa acquired a stake of 15.6 per cent in JetBlue. The US carrier, headquartered in New York, offers a daily 650 flights to 56 destinations. For further press information contact: Aage Duenhaupt / Gudrun Gorner Dave Sanders Lufthansa German Airlines Dave Sanders & Associates Ltd Tel: + 44 20 8750 3415 Tel/Fax: 01257 278767 Fax: + 44 20 8759 1987 Email:


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