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JetBlue Airways and Lufthansa.(NORTH AMERICA Report)(JetBlue Airways Corp.)(Deutsche Lufthansa AG)(Brief article)

JetBlue Airways and Lufthansa completed their stock purchase agreement under which LH took a 19% stake in the New York JFK-based LCC. The carriers said they intend to "begin exploring innovative commercial arrangements designed to benefit both airlines and their customers." Swiss International Air Lines CEO Christoph Franz was named to the LCC's board to represent Lufthansa.

JetBlue and Aer Lingus unveiled terms of their strategic partnership Feb. 1, nearly one year after the alliance initially was revealed. …

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