And this is how Jet Blue is going to become an international airline
"Comfortable ride"? Who ever wrote that headline knows nothing about the airline industry.
The "Big Three" are pushing to play catch-up from over a decade's neglect of capital spending and...
These commercial aviation aficionados were lucky to be able to do what they go to do. This wasn't a p.r. demo by UA. I bet none of them looked a gift horse in the mouth.
It'll never happen. It's still a 1983 airplane with 1983 manufacturing techniques. No airline in 2015 would every buy a plane with so many rivets.
The UA pilot contract specifically says that anything larger than essentially 76 seats has to be flown by mainline.