Seoul — JetBlue Airways is in discussions with Airbus about the European planemaker’s plans for a longer-range version of its A321neo family as it prepares to jump into the transatlantic market, CEO Robin Hayes says.

The sixth-largest US carrier has 85 A321neo aircraft on order, of which it has already decided to convert 13 into a longer-range version called the A321LR for its planned launch of daily flights from New York and Boston to London in 2021.

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