Thursday, October 3, 2013

JetBlue Wants Access to Reagan National


Unfortunately it doesn't appear that The Street video can be embedded, but it is very interesting to see the CEO of JetBlue (JBLU) make it clear that he wants access to the Reagan National airport. Remember that the Reagan National airport slots dominated by US Airways (LLC) and American Airlines (AAMRQ) are prime reasons for the DOJ lawsuit to stop the merger. It is clear that it would be very easy to transition some airport slots away from that merged entity in favor of JetBlue and probably just about every other domestic airline.

The DOJ lawsuit just doesn't hold water as any airport that becomes non-competitive will quickly attract further airlines.

See the video here.


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