The CEO of US independent carrier JetBlue Airways has called for greater scrutinization of large airline joint ventures (JVs), warning they can harm competition and innovation. Robin Hayes, who runs the New York-based carrier, says that in large US hubs dominated by one of the major US carriers, airlines like JetBlue struggle for access to slots and gates. And as JetBlue continues to eye expansion into the transatlantic market, Hayes says access for new entrants to hubs like London Heathrow ...

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