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JetBlue. (North America Report).(nearly doubles net income compared to 1Q 2001)(Brief Article)(Statistical Data Included)

JetBlue earned $13 million in the first quarter, nearly double its net income of $6.7 million in the same quarter of 200l. Operating revenues more than doubled to $133.4 million and operating expenses increased 95.3% to $110 million for an operating profit of $23.4 million versus a gain of $7.5 million in 2001. The carrier said it was profitable in each month of the quarter but that the early Easter and Passover holidays will make second-quarter comparisons more difficult. …

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