JetBlue Airways’ decision to replace its 100-seat Embraer 190s with larger Airbus A220s is an obvious win for the former Bombardier C Series product line, but the growing airline’s choice of a next-generation mini-narrowbody, and the closeness of the competition also bodes well for the entire 100-150-seat market segment. “It was a very, very difficult decision for us,” JetBlue Chief Financial Officer Steve Priest said July 11, a day after the airline announced an ...

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