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JetBlue. (News Briefs: North America Report).(posts $15.2 million net income for fourth quarter)(Brief Article)

JetBlue CEO David Neeleman said his airline welcomes competition from Delta's new low-fare carrier Song as he reported net income of $15.2 million for the fourth quarter, up 37.2% over net income of$1 1.1 million in the 2001 period. Neeleman said JetBlue will be monitoring Song "very closely" to make sure it does not violate any of the patents or intellectual properties his carrier obtained in his purchase of DirectTV.

JetBlue's fourth-quarter revenues rose a staggering 96% to $187. …

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