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JetBlue Partners With Dubai-Based Emirates

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NEW YORK (AP) – JetBlue Airways is teaming up with Emirates Airline in a deal under which the pair will sell tickets on each other’s flights.

The deal announced Monday allows U.S. passengers to buy tickets through JetBlue to international destinations that Emirates serves. Emirates customers can buy tickets to U.S. cities JetBlue serves.

Emirates flies two daily nonstop flights from New York to its hub in Dubai.

JetBlue Airways Corp. already has similar deals with American Airlines, South African Airways and Irish carrier Aer Lingus. These partnerships allow airlines to expand their available destinations without added costs.

They also feed more passengers into their respective networks.

(Copyright 2010 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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