American Airlines, JetSMART Advance Codeshare Plans
The partnership between American Airlines and JetSMART will cover domestic routes in Chile, as well as international services.
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JetBlue Fights A Second Round To Save Spirit Merger

By Christine Boynton Mar 09, 2023
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U.S. Extends Slot Waivers For Flights To Asia

By David Casey Feb 23, 2023
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JetBlue Requests DOT Intervention In Amsterdam Schiphol Slot Bid

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Safety, Ops & Regulation

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