JetBlue Applauds Department of Justice Proposed Settlement in American Airlines-US Airways Lawsuit
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 11/12/13 -- JetBlue Airways Corp.
(NASDAQ: JBLU) today released the following statement from CEO and
President Dave Barger in regards to the United States Department of
Justice proposed settlement, that would permit American Airlines and
US Airways to proceed with their merger plans:
"On behalf of the 15,000 crewmembers of JetBlue Airways, New York's
Hometown Airlineâ„¢, I applaud the Department of Justice's pro-consumer
proposed settlement and we look forward to participating in the
divestiture process. JetBlue is eager to increase our low fare
service in communities across the country and particularly at Ronald
Reagan Washington National Airport and New York's LaGuardia Airport."
About JetBlue Airways
As New York's Hometown Airlineâ„¢ and a leading carrier in Boston, Fort
Lauderdale/Hollywood, Los Angeles (Long Beach), Orlando and San Juan,
JetBlue carries 30 million customers a year to 80 cities in the US,
Caribbean and Latin America with an average of 750 daily flights.
With JetBlue, all seats are assigned, all fares are one-way, and an
overnight stay is never required. JetBlue's fleet totals 191
aircraft, comprising 130 Airbus A320s, 1 A321 and 60 Embraer 190s.
Upcoming destinations include Detroit, Mich.; Savannah, Ga.;
Port-au-Prince, Haiti; Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago; and Lima,
Peru, subject to receipt of government approval. For more information
please visit JetBlue.com.
Tel: +1 718 709 3089
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