• JetBlue's founder explains why his new airline bought the $300 million Airbus jet that others don't want

    7 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The Airbus A330neo is expected to enter service later this year with launch customer TAP Air Portugal .
    Airbus has struggled to find buyers for the next-generation variant of its workhorse A330 airliner.
    TAP co-owner and JetBlue founder David Neeleman told Business Insider that the plane's price, performance, and cockpit commonality with other Airbus products sealed the deal for the A330neo.
    The Airbus A330-900neo lists for $296.4 million.
    The Airbus A330neo is Europe's answer to the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Like the Dreamliner, it's a ready-made replacement for the aging Boeing 767 and...
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