November 17, 2010

Announcing a reciprocal frequent flyer agreement with American

Today we’re pleased to announce the launch of a reciprocal frequent flyer agreement with American Airlines which allows members of the American Airlines AAdvantage® program and our TrueBlue® Customer loyalty program to earn AAdvantage miles or TrueBlue points, respectively, in select markets.

In addition, the commercial agreement announced in March 2010 has been expanded to include one new American Airlines international market and nine new JetBlue domestic markets. Customers will now be able to connect easily on flights to a total of 15 of American’s international destinations departing from JFK and Boston, including Barcelona, Spain (BCN); Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (GIG); and Tokyo, Japan (HND and NRT); and 26 of our domestic markets, including Portland, Maine; Rochester, or Richmond.

For additional information log on to www.aa.com/jetblue.

New JetBlue domestic markets *

Boston (BOS) to:

  • Baltimore (BWI)
  • Charlotte, N.C. (CLT)
  • Newark, N.J. (EWR) – Service starts in May 2011
  • Orlando, Fla. (MCO)
  • Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Raleigh-Durham, N.C. (RDU)
  • San Francisco (SFO)
  • Washington – Reagan (DCA)
  • Phoenix (PHX)

*The nine new JetBlue domestic markets will be available on AA.com after Dec. 10.

New American Airlines market:

New York (JFK) to:

  • Budapest, Hungary (BUD) – Service starts in April 2011

Also, American and JetBlue Customers are now able to book American and JetBlue connecting itineraries on AA.com, interline service in the select markets connecting at JFK and Boston Logan.

Customers continue to be able to book these combined itineraries through global distribution services (GDS), including travel agencies, most major North American online travel agency websites, or by calling American Airlines Reservations at 800-433-7300.

Below is the list of markets in which the cooperative, interline service is available, including seamless check-in and baggage drop services for Customers connecting:

American Airlines Flights to/from^ Connecting at JetBlue Flights from/to
  • ·   UK – Heathrow (LHR
  • ·   Paris, France (CDG)
Boston (BOS)
  • ·   Baltimore (BWI)
  • ·   Buffalo, N.Y. (BUF)
  • ·   Charlotte, N.C. (CLT)
  • ·   Denver (DEN)
  • ·   Fort Myers, Fla. (RSW)
  • ·   Jacksonville, Fla. (JAX)
  • ·   New Orleans (MSY)
  • ·   Newark, N.J. (EWR)
  • ·   Orlando, Fla. (MCO)
  • ·   Phoenix (PHX)
  • ·   Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • ·   Washington – Dulles (IAD)
  • ·   West Palm Beach, Fla. (PBI)
  • ·   Raleigh-Durham, N.C. (RDU)
  • ·   Richmond, Va. (RIC)
  • ·   San Francisco (SFO)
  • ·   Washington – Reagan (DCA)
  • ·   Barcelona, Spain (BCN)
  • ·   Brussels, Belgium (BRU)
  • ·   Budapest, Hungary (BUD) NEW
  • ·   Buenos Aires -Argentina (EZE)
  • ·   London, UK – Heathrow (LHR)
  • ·   Madrid, Spain (MAD)
  • ·   Manchester, UK (MAN)
  • ·   Milan, Italy (MXP)
  • ·   Paris, France (CDG)
  • ·   Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (GIG)
  • ·   Rome, Italy (FCO)
  • ·   Sao Paulo -Brazil (GRU)
  • ·   Tokyo, Japan – Haneda (HND)
  • ·   Tokyo, Japan – Narita (NRT)
  • ·   Zurich, Switzerland(ZRH)
New York (JFK)
  • ·   Burlington, Vt. (BTV)
  • ·   Buffalo, N.Y. (BUF)
  • ·   Denver (DEN)
  • ·   Fort Myers, Fla. (RSW)
  • ·   Houston – Hobby (HOU)
  • ·   Jacksonville, Fla. (JAX)
  • ·   New Orleans (MSY)
  • ·   Nantucket, Mass. (ACK)
  • ·   Phoenix (PHX)
  • ·   Portland, Maine (PWM)
  • ·   Portland, Ore. (PDX)
  • ·   Richmond, Va. (RIC)
  • ·   Rochester, N.Y. (ROC)
  • ·   Salt Lake City (SLC)
  • ·   Sarasota, Fla. (SRQ)
  • ·   Syracuse, N.Y. (SYR)
  • ·   Washington – Dulles (IAD)
  • ·   West Palm Beach, Fla. (PBI)

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3 Comments on “Announcing a reciprocal frequent flyer agreement with American”

  • Posted by Yohandrys Martinez on November 17, 2010 at 6:57 pm

    I`m a member of AA Advantange how this work for example if I`m coming from (JFK) to (MiA) which it is my home airport aa can also put me on a jetblue aircraft as a member and earn points same as miles with american

  • Posted by Susan Thomas on November 18, 2010 at 4:35 pm

    Can I transfer my already earned AAdvantage miles to TrueBlue?

  • Posted by JetBlue on November 18, 2010 at 4:37 pm

    Hi Susan,

    Thanks for your comment. I believe you can only designate points at the time of booking so already-earned points cannot be transferred.

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