Will JetBlue take off for another city or state? Last month, it was reported that airline carrier JetBlue might move its headquarters from Queens because its lease is up in 2012. Now, the Daily News learns, "City officials are racing to come up with incentives to persuade JetBlue not to fly the coop." Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-Queens) says, "They are serious about leaving," and that the one way the city could sweeten the deal is by helping to "finance the construction of a new JetBlue building near Kennedy Airport," where JetBlue operates out of the renovated Terminal 5. The airline, which has 800 employees in its Forest Hills offices, says, "We're continuing to look at several options both here in the New York-metro area and outside of New York City." Apparently the city's deadline for an offer is Tuesday.
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