Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

UAE - Etihad Airways and JetBlue unveil codeshare plans  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Khaleej Times - 23/01/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, and JetBlue Airways, New York's Hometown Airline on Wednesday announced plans to begin codeshare operations and provide customers with enhanced travel options worldwide



The agreement, which is subject to government approval, will see Etihad Airways place its 'EY' code on JetBlue-operated flights, initially facilitating connections between the two airlines at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Washington's Dulles International Airport (IAD)



In the first stage of the partnership, Etihad Airways will codeshare on 40 JetBlue routes within the US. Further codeshare services are planned on JetBlue flights once Etihad Airways commences daily flights to Los Angeles from June 2014. Subject to US and foreign government approval, Etihad Airways also plans to codeshare on JetBlue flights between New York and select destinations in the Dominican Republic, Jamaica and Colombia. James Hogan, Etihad Airways' president and chief executive officer, said: "The US is a major and growing market for Etihad Airways and this partnership with JetBlue will enable us to offer our guests more options for travel within and beyond the US. In addition to New York and Washington, we also fly daily to Chicago. Just last week, we also announced a second daily flight between our hub, Abu Dhabi, and New York City, and we will start flights to Los Angeles and Dallas-Fort Worth in June and December this year.



"Like JetBlue, Etihad Airways has quickly established itself as a premier brand built on excellent service and a high-quality product," said Robin Hayes, president of JetBlue. "We look forward to partnering more closely with the airline and affording our customers access to some of the world's most fascinating destinations.



From its US gateways of Chicago, New York and Washington DC, Etihad Airways offers connections through its Abu Dhabi hub to dozens of destinations across the Middle East, Africa, the Indian Sub-Continent, Asia and Australia



Etihad Airways is also one of the world's best-regarded airlines, with a focus on service and the best-in-class product for all travellers, and was recently voted the World's Leading Airline, for the fifth consecutive year, at the World Travel Awards 2013. The airline's Diamond First Class has its own in-flight Chef; Pearl Business Class offers a specially-trained Food and Beverage Manager; and a Flying Nanny service was recently introduced to assist families travelling in all three cabins



Customers transferring in New York or Washington to JetBlue will enjoy the award-winning airline's signature in-flight experience with unlimited free snacks and non-alcoholic drinks plus the most legroom in economy class (based on average fleet-wide seat pitch) and a variety of seatback TV and entertainment options. Later this year, JetBlue will debut Mint, the carrier's new premium offering, featuring the longest lie-flat bed in domestic business class and the only private suites on the New York-Los Angeles and New York-San Francisco routes

 


Khaleej Times




  MENA News Headlines
 May 22 2015 - Qatar to Continue Working on Elevating Values of Justice, Official SaysQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) The State of Qatar will continue to give maximum effort to help the international community fight organized crime and elevate the values of justice, equality and the rule of ...

 May 22 2015 - Venezuela Raises Diplomatic Representation in Palestine to Ambassadorial LevelQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela has raised its representation with Palestine to ambassadorial level. The decision was announced by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, during ...

 May 22 2015 - UAE President Orders Release of Two Qatari NationalsQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has ordered the release of the two Qatari citizens sentenced by the UAE State Security Court, to emphasize the UAE's keenness to ...

 May 22 2015 - Palestinian President Calls for Two-State SolutionQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called Friday on the international community to exercise pressure on the new Israeli Government to work for the two-state solution and to end the ...

 May 22 2015 - Foreign Minister Holds Talks with Somali PremierQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) HE the Foreign Minister Dr. Khalid bin Mohammed Al-Attiyah held a session of talks today with Prime Minister of the Republic of Somalia Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke during the visit ...

 May 22 2015 - UNICEF Alarmed at Reports of Relief Aid Diversion in SyriaQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is concerned about reports that some humanitarian aid was not reaching the intended recipients from civilians in war-torn Syria. The rebel ...

 May 22 2015 - Arab info. ministers agree to promote culture of toleranceKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) The Arab information ministers' council concluded its 46th session on Thursday with a final statement stressing the important role of mass media in promoting the ...

 May 22 2015 - Kuwait, Peru eye closer diplomatic ties, cooperationKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) Head of the Kuwait's fourth parliamentary friendship committee MP Yousef Al-Zalzalah met with President of the Congress of the Republic of Peru Ana Maria ...

 May 22 2015 - Kuwaiti-Moroccan ties based on shared values - OfficialKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) Advisor to Kuwait's Amiri Diwan Mohammad Difullah Sharrar said his country and the Kingdom of Morocco share identical cultural and historical values that formed a ...

 May 22 2015 - Kuwaiti play wins gold at Free Theater FestivalKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) The Kuwaiti play 'Hawel Marrah Okhra' (Try Again) won the golden award of the 10th Free Theater Festival on Thursday evening.The silver and bronze medals went to ...

more...


 






Google

Internatinal Property Show

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help