Founder of JetBlue Confirms New Airline, Airbus Jets

July 23, 2018
Courtesy of Airbus

Courtesy of Airbus

Skift reports that JetBlue Airways founder David Neeleman, who was pushed out as CEO in 2007, is starting a new U.S. carrier.

“After years of U.S. airline consolidation, the conditions are improving for a new generation of U.S. airline to emerge, focused on passenger service and satisfaction,” Neeleman said in an Airbus  press release.

Neeleman’s startup has reached a memorandum of understanding with Airbus for 60 Airbus A220-300s, with deliveries starting in 2021.

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