JetBlue Statement On DOT's Aeromexico-Delta Air Lines Antitrust Application

JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU) today issued the following statement on the U.S. Department of Transportation's Show Cause Order in the matter of granting antitrust immunity for the proposed Aeromexico/Delta Air Lines joint venture:

"JetBlue commends the DOT for noting that in the increasingly consolidated airline industry where fewer and larger players dominate the landscape, only important protections such as ensuring airport access and term limits on immunity from antitrust laws will allow small but vital competitors like JetBlue to continue offering low fares and protecting the interests of consumers," said James Hnat, Executive Vice President and General Counsel.

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