Lufthansa is planning to offer its customers extended
travel options in the USA and Puerto Rico under a codeshare
agreement with the US-airline JetBlue.
codeshare agreement has already been submitted for approval to the
US Department of Transportation. Pending the go-ahead from
the DOT, the codeshare flights will be available for sale at the
end of September.
JetBlue flights to the following destinations
will in future be offered under the Lufthansa code: Buffalo,
Syracuse, Rochester, Pittsburgh, Raleigh-Durham, Austin, New
Orleans, Tampa, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, West Palm Beach and
Passengers heading to those destinations
can fly initially with Lufthansa from Frankfurt and Munich to New
York JFK or Boston and transit seamlessly there to connecting
flights bearing the Lufthansa code with JetBlue.
Lufthansa and JetBlue
Airways concluded a series of share transactions in January 2008, in which Lufthansa acquired a stake of 15.6% in
JetBlue. The US carrier, headquartered in New York, offers 650
daily flights to 56 destinations.
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