JetBlue Isn’t the Merger Answer for American or US Airways, Analyst Says

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    Ever since the federal government sued last month to block their proposed merger, speculation has grown that American Airlines or US Airways could seek to rebound by combining with JetBlue.
    The theory is that JetBlue would make either American or US Airways closer in size to industry leaders United and Delta.

    One airline-industry analyst isn’t buying it.

    “Can we please stop with this (JetBlue) merger talk?” asked Wolfe Research analyst Hunter Keay in a note to clients Friday.

    Keay said there are several reasons why a JetBlue deal won’t happen if the American-US Airways merger fails.

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