The president and CEO of JetBlue Airways is “disappointed” with the carrier’s fleet of Embraer 190s and says the airline continues to struggle with maintenance costs on the 100-seat E-Jets. “We should never have been the worldwide launch customer of a new airplane,” David Barger said in an April 21 address to the Harvard Business School’s Aerospace & Aviation Club in Boston. “We weren’t big enough.” Barger also expressed unhappiness with the Brazilian aircraft’s General Electric ...
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