Lufthansa launches codeshare flights with JetBlue
7 October 2009
As of this month, Lufthansa customers can book the new codeshare flights with Lufthansa's cooperation partner JetBlue.
From 11 November 2009, the US carrier will be providing seamless onward connections, which can then also be booked under a Lufthansa flight number, via New York and Boston to a number of interesting destinations in the United States and Puerto Rico:
- Austin, Texas
- Buffalo, New York
- Fort Lauderdale, Florida
- Fort Myers, Florida
- New Orleans, Louisiana
- Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
- Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina
- Rochester, New York
- Syracuse, New York
- Tampa, Florida
- West Palm Beach, Florida
- San Juan, Puerto Rico
"JetBlue is an innovative airline and with its attractive product it fits in very well with us" says Götz Ahmelmann, Vice President Alliances, Strategy & Subsidiaries, Lufthansa German Airlines.
"Our passengers will greatly appreciate the extremely comfortable seats, the excellent service and the live satellite TV programmes available on individual seat-back monitors. They will be equally impressed by the service on the ground, and by the smooth, convenient transfer at the new state-of-the-art Terminal 5 at New York's JFK Airport, JetBlue's home base. This customer-friendly terminal also houses a wide range of restaurants, food outlets and shopping facilities."
The US Department of Transportation (DOT) had already approved the cooperation agreement between Lufthansa and JetBlue. Today, Lufthansa has a 15.6 per cent stake in JetBlue. The carrier, which is based in New York, currently offers 650 flights a day to a total of 56 cities.
Lufthansa flights and onward JetBlue connections can be booked online at lufthansa.com, in travel agencies or via the Lufthansa Call Center.