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JetBlue’s founder explains why his new airline bought the $300 million Airbus jet that others don’t want
The Airbus A330neo is expected to enter service later this year with launch customer TAP Air Portugal. The $296.4 million jet has had a tough time finding buyers with just 224 orders on the books. Malaysia's AirAsia X and US carrier Delta are the plane's largest airline customers.
JetBlue’s founder wants to turn a 73-year-old airline and its home in Portugal into the next gateway into Europe
JetBlue and Azul founder David Neeleman wants to turn TAP Air Portugal and its home base Europe's newest gateway. TAP is in the middle of a full revitalization program complete with a fleet of new Airbus jets.
JetBlue's founder, David Neeleman, is reportedly working to secure $100 million in startup capital for a new low-cost airline called Moxy. The new US airline is said to be planning to fly Bombardier CS300 airliners starting in 2020.