FARNBOROUGH—David Neeleman—the founder of JetBlue Airways and Azul Brazilian Airlines—said the Airbus A220-300’s superior range capability was the key factor in the fleet decision for a new U.S.-based startup airline for which he has put together a group of investors. The not-yet-named airline announced an MOU for 60 A220-300s here. Deliveries of the aircraft will begin in 2021, which is also the year the carrier will start flying. Neeleman said a brand has not yet ...

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