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JetBlue agrees to buy at least 60 regional jets from Airbus

Leslie Josephs

JetBlue will use the A220-300 planes to replace its fleet of Embraer E-190 jets. The purchase will tighten the airline's ties to Airbus. JetBlue Airways JBLU has ordered at least 60 regional jets from Airbus, the U.S. airline said Tuesday, a decision that tightens its tie to the European airplane manufacturer, Boeing BA 's chief rival.