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October 15, 2012

JetBlue Says No Thanks to Naples After NIMBY Complaints

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By: Matt Molnar
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A JetBlue Airbus A320 like this one was diverted to Amarillo after the Captain suffered a panic attack. (Photo by Kaz T)
A JetBlue Airbus A320. (Photo by Kaz T)
Airport officials who were attempting to lure JetBlue to Naples, Florida, are blaming their NIMBY neighbors for the airline’s sudden decision to ditch the negotiations. JetBlue already serves Fort Myers which is just 30 miles north, and Naples has no major airline service. [NBC 2]