This is political season, guys! I've heard these ads too, and at least they are not the typical negative ads we always seem to see and hear in October.
Did Schumer actually bring JetBlue (and Southwest) to New York? Of course not. But he has long been an advocate of bringing low airfares to upstate New York, which had very little 6 years ago. I believe Schumer was instrumental in getting slots for the fledgling JetBlue back in 1999 or 2000 - part of the deal was that B6
within their first three years. I would say that has worked out well for both parties.
I'm not going to get on the guy because he is tooting his own horn a little. Sure, the ad does not tell the whole tale but it is not inaccurate either. Frankly, I hear more frequent inaccuracies in a normal Continental ad.