U.S. low fare airline
JetBlue Airways Corporation
) entered into a collaboration with South Korea's prime carrier
Asiana Airlines. As per the interline agreement between the
companies, networks of both the airlines will be interconnected.
The companies are also planning to introduce alternative flights
between Asia and America.
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This deal - that comes into effect immediately - provides
travelers with the option to book a single-ticket for
interconnecting flights of both carriers. Travelers will also
have the advantage of one-stop baggage check-in when they change
flights of the two aforesaid airlines at New York's John F.
Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Los Angeles International
Airport. People willing to avail this offer can purchase tickets
from travel agencies and Asiana's reservation's call center.
This association has made it easier for travelers on Asiana going
to the U.S. to change flights at JFK. With superior services and
facilities that include all-leather seats, unlimited free bites
and drinks, plus top-notch in-flight entertainment JetBlue will
attract many customers via the partnership.
We believe that the coming together of two of the world's
top-most airlines will surely benefit the travelers to a great
extent and render easy accessibility among cities across Asia and
Oceania. This partnership not only opens several traveling
options for flyers in the Asia-Pacific region but also promises
quality services, resulting in high customer satisfaction.
Headquartered in Forest Hills, New York, JetBlue has the youngest
and most fuel-efficient fleet among other major U.S. airlines
United Continental Holdings Inc.
Delta Air Lines Inc.
Two days back, JetBlue reported break-even fourth quarter 2012
adjusted earnings, missing the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 2
cents as well as the year-ago earnings of 8 cents per share.
Jetblue currently holds a Zacks Rank #3, implying a short-term
Hold rating. Another airline stock that is currently performing
Southwest Airlines Co.
) which has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).