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Norwegian Air may strike long-haul passenger deal with JetBlue-CEO

OSLO, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Norwegian Air Shuttle would like to cooperate with U.S. JetBlue Airways on bookings for long-haul passengers, Chief Executive Bjoern Kjos told Reuters on Wednesday.

“There are a couple of companies we think are very good and which we’d like to cooperate with. JetBlue is a really good firm that is highly relevant for us to look at,” Kjos said on the sidelines of a conference.

The Oslo-based airline recently struck a similar deal with easyJet, allowing the British budget carrier’s customers to more easily connect to Norwegian’s long-haul flights to Asia and the United States. (Reporting by Joachim Dagenborg, writing by Terje Solsvik, editing by Gwladys Fouche)

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