1-Sep-2009 8:45 AM

JetBlue and Lufthansa to commence codeshare operations

JetBlue and Lufthansa signed (31-Aug-2009) a codeshare agreement, subject to Department of Transportation approval. Initially, the airlines plan to offer connecting service between 12 JetBlue destinations in the US and Puerto Rico and Lufthansa's network of 180 destinations in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. In Jan-2008, the two airlines entered into an agreement under which Lufthansa purchased an 19% ownership interest in JetBlue. [more]