While JetBlue Airways executives continued to insist that Lufthansa's eye-opening $309.6 million investment in the New York-based LCC was nothing but a financial transaction, Lufthansa revealed Friday that it may have more strategic goals in mind. "They're a premium product supplier. They have a stronghold along the East Coast that we wouldn't find elsewhere, and they're very complementary to our routes and our alliance partners," LH CEO Wolfgang Mayrhuber was quoted as saying at a Friday ...

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