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Qatar Airways says to extend codeshare deal with US carrier

Doha airline announces expansion of partnership with JetBlue to add 29 destinations from March 2016

Qatar Airways says to extend codeshare deal with US carrier

Qatar Airways has announced the expansion of its codeshare partnership with JetBlue, adding 29 new destinations on the airline’s route network from Boston Logan International Airport.

The expanded partnership will take effect from March 16 2016 to coincide with the launch of Qatar Airways’ daily direct flights to Boston, the airline said in a statement.

“The strengthening of this codeshare agreement comes at a time when Qatar Airways is focused upon expanding its own direct links to the United States and beyond, with the launch of non-stop services to Los Angeles, Atlanta and Boston throughout 2016,” said Qatar Airways Group chief executive Akbar Al Baker.

“Passengers travelling to Boston on our latest flagship A350 XWB aircraft will be able to connect onwards to almost 30 JetBlue destinations across the continent, enhancing the overall passenger experience for all, thanks to this expanded codeshare agreement.”

The partnership will include new codeshare routes from Boston (BOS) to; Austin (AUS), Charleston (CHS), Cleveland (CLE), Denver (DEN), Detroit (DTW), Fort Lauderdale (FLL), Fort Myers (RSW), Jacksonville (JAX), Las Vegas (LAS), Long Beach (LGB), Martha’s Vineyard (MVY), Nantucket (ACK), New Orleans (MSY), Oakland (OAK), Orlando (MCO), Portland (PDX), Raleigh Durham (RDU), Richmond (RIC), Sacramento (SMF), Saint Thomas (STT), San Diego (SAN), San Francisco (SFO), San Jose (SJC), San Juan (SJU), Sarasota (SRQ), Savannah (SAV), Seattle (SEA), Tampa (TPA) and West Palm Beach (PBI).

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