Nobody was reported injured in the accident, which happened at around 6:15 a.m. on Saturday.
A JetBlue spokesman says a plane carrying around 150 passengers bound for West Palm Beach, Florida, had become temporarily disabled due to a problem with its tow bar and was sitting near a gate when it was bumped by an Air India aircraft.
The JetBlue plane suffered some damage to its rudder.
Messages left for Air India officials in New York weren't immediately returned.
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