JetBlue’s choice of the just-rebranded Airbus A220 gives the airline significant operational flexibility starting next decade, but the airline insists it intends to keep its focus-city strategy and leverage the new aircraft’s economics to help drive bottom-line improvements without changing its growth plan. The airline on July 10 announced a firm order for 60 A220-300s, which it said will be one-for-one replacements for its 100-seat Embraer E190s. In addition to operating-cost ...

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