Shearman And Sterling

News July 21, 2020

JetBlue’s Strategic Partnership with American Airlines

Shearman & Sterling acted as legal advisor to JetBlue Airways Corp. in connection with its entry into a strategic partnership with American Airlines Group. The partnership will create seamless connectivity for travelers in the Northeast U.S. It will also accelerate each airline’s recovery as the travel industry adapts to new trends as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

The partnership includes an alliance agreement that proposes codeshare and loyalty benefits that will enhance each carrier’s offerings in New York and Boston, providing strategic growth and driving value for customers and crewmembers of both airlines.

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