Aug. 15, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ: JBLU),
Hometown Airline™, and British Airways, one of
largest international carriers, today announced an interline agreement to connect the carriers' networks at
International Airport (JFK), Boston Logan International Airport (BOS),
International Airport (MCO) and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), creating new possibilities for travelers.
This marks the first partnership between JetBlue and British Airways, and the 25
airline agreement for JetBlue. The carriers initially plan to interline on 18 daily transatlantic British Airways flights, more than 50 U.S routes on the JetBlue network and more than 100 British Airways routes beyond
. British Airways' intercontinental routes that are part of the interline agreement include Boston-London Heathrow (LHR),
/JFK-London City Airport (LCY),
/JFK- London Heathrow (LHR),
/JFK-Paris Orly (ORY), Orlando-London Gatwick (LGW) and
/Dulles-London Heathrow (LHR). Tickets can be purchased through British Airways.
Customers will be able to enjoy access to a variety of British Airways destinations beyond
, as well as non-stop access to Paris Orly Airport from
. Meanwhile, British Airways customers can now book onward tickets to new U.S. destinations such as
Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
Known for its award-winning customer service, JetBlue offers travelers a premium experience that includes unlimited free snacks and drinks, plus the most legroom in economy class (based on average fleet-wide seat pitch of U.S. airlines) and the first checked-in luggage for free (a), as well as the most free live entertainment of any U.S. airline. JetBlue also operates one of America's youngest and most fuel-efficient airline fleets, with 187 Airbus and Embraer aircraft.