Friday, January 1, 2021

JetBlue gets new A220-300

MOBILE, Ala. - Airbus has delivered the first A220 aircraft built in Mobile, Ala., to JetBlue Airlines. JetBlue on Thursday announced it has formally taken delivery of the A220-300 passenger jet, marking the start of a new era for the airline's fleet. The aircraft – tail N3008J – arrive at JetBlue's home at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport Thursday evening. It is the first delivery of 70 A220 aircraft JetBlue has on order, which will be phased in to ultimately replace the existing fleet of 60 Embraer 190 aircraft. (Source: Business Wire, 12/31/20)