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JetBlue Founder Says He’s Not Trying To Buy His Old Airline Back

There are reports coming out of Brazil that JetBlue founder David Neeleman is putting together an investment fund with the purpose of acquiring the company he left five years ago and merging it with his Brazilian startup carrier, but Neeleman says that’s all a lot of hot air. [More]

http://consumerist.com/2008/03/30/ousted-jetblue-ceo-david-mortified/

Ousted Jetblue CEO David “Mortified” Neeleman is starting a new airline in Brazil that will feature “leather seats and live television in each seat back.” When asked why he chose Brazil, Neeleman angrily muttered something about the “favorable climate.” [AP]

Sorry Doesn't Cut It: JetBlue CEO Replaced Effective Immediately

Sorry Doesn't Cut It: JetBlue CEO Replaced Effective Immediately

Founder of JetBlue David “Mortified” Neeleman is no longer the CEO of his company, effective immediately. He’ll continue on as “non-executive chairman,” and play a “more strategic role.” Whatever that means.

Above And Beyond: JetBlue Recap Edition

Above And Beyond: JetBlue Recap Edition

(Disclaimer: The author owns JetBlue stock.)
With JetBlue back in the air, we wanted to commend their ability to make the best of a horrible situation. Before we do, Mark Ashley pointed out several weaknesses in JetBlue’s Bill of Rights that we must first address.