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JetBlue partners with Norwegian Air for transatlantic bookings

Passengers with Norwegian Air and New York’s JetBlue will be able to fly between Europe and the United States and make connecting flights on a single booking, under a planned partnership. Norwegian Air and JetBlue said in a joint statement on Thursday that if agreed the partnership would come into effect in the middle of next year. Norwegian, Europe’s third-largest budget carrier, has shaken up the market for transatlantic travel with cut-price fares that challenge traditional carriers such as British Airways, but its breakneck expansion left it with high debts and in the red. The partnership with JetBlue will connect JetBlue flights from around 100 cities in the Americas to Norwegian’s network in New York, Boston and Fort Laud ...