FILE PHOTO: A JetBlue passenger jet lands with New York City as a backdrop, at Newark Liberty International Airport, New Jersey, U.S. December 6, 2019. REUTERS/Chris HelgrenReuters

JetBlue is staging a flyover of three passenger planes over New York City on the evening of May 7 to honor essential workers. New Yorkers took to social media to condemn this decision, saying it could spark remembrances of the September 11 attempts for occupants. Others said the flyover will not benefit firstly responders and healthcare workers. The flyover will burn millions of pounds of gasoline at no cost to the airline, and JetBlue said it “thanks its partners at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, JetBlue Air Line Pilots Association, and a fuel provider.” Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more tales.

On the evening of May 7, JetBlue will fly three passenger planes above New York City at a low altitude. The flyover is aimed at honoring firstly responders and healthcare workers.

News of the aircraft presentation, coming a few weeks after the federal government staged a military flyover over America’s largest metropoli, did not delight New Yorkers. See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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