American Airlines and JetBlue Airways are considering forging even tighter links in the wake of a new interlining and slot-swap agreement announced March 31. The interline deal covers certain New York and Boston domestic and international routes, allowing the airlines to sell tickets for connecting flights that involve a JetBlue and an American leg. American CEO Gerard Arpey emphasizes that the deal covers interlining on non-overlap routes only—the carriers will “continue to be adversaries” ...

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