JetBlue Airways reports a net profit of $30 million in the second quarter

JetBlue Airways (New York-JFK) reported net income for the second quarter of $30 million, or $0.10 per diluted share. This compares to JetBlue’s second quarter 2009 net income of $20 million, or $0.07 per diluted share.

In other news, JetBlue Airways and El Al Israel Airlines (Tel Aviv) announced that they intend to sign an interline agreement, providing new and convenient connecting options for both El Al and JetBlue customers wishing to travel between the U.S. and Israel. Beginning in September, customers will be able to purchase a single ticket for travel on flights of both carriers in one simple transaction, and enjoy seamless connecting service to Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion International Airport from most JetBlue cities via New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Copyright Photo: Bruce Drum. Airbus A320-232 N645JB (msn 2900) with the special “Jetting T5” logo departs from Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood.