Let me start by trying to set some content for the remarks. JetBlue is about 12 years in it's' growth from our first flight with many, many years to go. Rule of thumb, if you're going to start an airline, make sure your first flight is not in the middle of a snowstorm, which was the – unfortunately, we got that. But in any event, we're 12 years old. We have about 175 airplanes, 14,000 crew members, highly engaged non-union workforce. It's a terrific place to work. Everything they say about the culture is true and then some. It's about as close to GE as I've even seen in terms of strength of that culture. He obviously talked of my background, so you sort of know the other places I'm comparing that to.It's an interesting airline in that it chose to base its' operations in I think the most competitive marketplace in the world, at least the United States, northeast Florida and Northeast. It's very, very competitive. Again, I think it's important particularly in the context of growth if you keep in mind that while we have this huge presence in New York and therefore sort of a big media presence if you will, we are really fully [inaudible] in the domestic market share.
JetBlue CEO Presents At Deutsche Bank 2012 Aviation And Transportation Conference (Transcript)
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