JetBlue, American Airlines end frequent flyer agreement

JetBlue and American Airlines are ending an agreement that allowed travelers to add connections to their itinerary on each other's aircraft, as well as a  frequent flyer program agreement. JetBlue travelers can no longer earn miles on AA-operated flights. 

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    JetBlue airplanes at their gates at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York in November. JetBlue and American Airlines are ending a mutual frequent flyer program and an agreement that allowed travelers to add connections to their itinerary on each other's aircraft.
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 American Airlines and JetBlue Airways Corp. are ending an agreement that allowed travelers to add connections to their itinerary on each other's aircraft.

The termination of the interline sales agreement is effective Monday.

The companies also said that they are ending a reciprocal frequent flyer program accrual agreement. Travelers won't earn miles or points when traveling on eligible routes run by the other airline beginning April 1.

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All American AAdvantage miles or JetBlue TrueBlue points already accrued through the partnership will be credited to customers' accounts and are not affected.

Last month Delta announced changes to its frequent flier program. Starting next year, Delta customers will earn miles based on how much they spend, not just miles flown.

American Airlines Group Inc. is the holding company for American Airlines and US Airways.

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