JetBlue and El Al announce interline agreement
JetBlue and El Al announced (22-Jul-2010) they have signed an interline agreement, which will provide onward connection options for passengers travelling between the US and Israel. From Sep-2010, El Al passengers will be able to connect to JetBlue’s New York JFK network and JetBlue passengers will be able to connect onto El Al’s New York JFK-Tel Aviv service. El Al operates three daily Tel Aviv-New York JFK services using Boeing 777 and 747 equipment. JetBlue operates to more than 50 destinations from its New York JFK hub using Airbus A320 and Embraer E190 equipment. [more]
El Al: "The addition of JetBlue as an interline partner allows El Al to expand its network and offer our passengers from various points in the US easier connections to our flights that operate from JFK ... This new agreement will further strengthen El Al's position as the leading airline to Tel Aviv and shows our commitment to this important market." Offer Gat, Vice-President for North & Central America. Source: Company Statement, 22-Jul-2010.