I found an interesting article on JetBlue's order of 65 Airbus planes. Here's an editorial...
"Nothing unpatriotic about buying Airbus
Published May 19, 2003
True blue: Recently, a letter to the editor of this newspaper criticized JetBlue for purchasing 65 Airbus jetliners, saying that took business away from Chicago-based Boeing and thus hurt America.
The reason: France is a "significant partner in the Airbus consortium," the writer said. And France, as we all know, failed to fully support the U.S. effort in Iraq."
More at the Sun Sentinel website