27-Jul-2010 11:06 AM

JetBlue considers widebody aircraft for expansion

JetBlue Airways CEO, Dave Barger, stated the carrier is considering how to extend its network throughout the Americas, adding the carrier is contemplating ordering next-generation widebody jets including the B787 (Chicago Tribune, 26-Jul-2010). Mr Barger also confirmed the carrier plans to add 10 new aircraft in 2010, followed by nine in 2011. Through 2018, the carrier is slated to take delivery of 113 aircraft.