JetBlue Airways, whose unit costs for maintenance rose nearly 70% from 2010 to 2012, expects to lower annual increases to about 5% in the next few years, thanks in part to flight-hour agreements and price caps on some of its heavy overhaul work, CFO Mark Powers says. The airline still is negotiating a flight-hour deal with GE for maintenance, repair and overhaul of the CF34 engines on its Embraer 190 aircraft, Powers said in a presentation during the low-cost carrier’s recent Analyst ...
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