NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - April 22, 2014) - JetBlue Airways Corp. (NASDAQ: JBLU) today issued the following statement from CEO Dave Barger responding to the unionization vote among JetBlue's 2,529 pilots, in which a majority of JetBlue pilots who cast a vote elected ALPA as their representative.
The National Mediation Board will authorize ALPA as the representative body for JetBlue pilots, and then both JetBlue and ALPA will organize negotiating committees.
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JetBlue is a leading airline in Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, Boston, Los Angeles (Long Beach), New York, Orlando and San Juan. JetBlue carries more than 30 million customers a year to 85 cities in the U.S., Caribbean and Latin America with an average of 825 daily flights. JetBlue was the first U.S. airline to allow customers to use their personal electronic devices throughout all domestic flights. With JetBlue, all seats are assigned, all fares are one-way, an overnight stay is never required and the first checked bag is free (subject to weight and size limits and exceptions for itineraries including flights marketed and operated by other airlines). For more information please visit JetBlue.com.