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Seaborne Airlines, JetBlue announce interline agreement

Seaborne is spreading its wings throughout the Caribbean. Seaborne is spreading its wings throughout the Caribbean.

Seaborne Airlines announced Monday the start of an interline agreement facilitating connections at Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in San Juan to and from all JetBlue Airways flights.

With the agreement, baggage can be checked at either JetBlue or Seaborne and will be transferred without having to be rechecked. Additionally, Seaborne Airlines tickets will be sold on jetblue.com and both JetBlue and Seaborne will be able to issue each other’s boarding passes in the coming weeks.

Last week, Seaborne Airlines announced new service from LMM to St. Kitts and Nevis, starting Jan. 15, 2014. With the additions, Seaborne will operate to 14 airports throughout the Caribbean.

Last month, the regional carrier confirmed prior reports pointing to the start of new service from San Juan to La Romana in the Dominican Republic starting Dec. 12, 2013.

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