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JetBlue To Atlanta Tomorrow! (LGB-FLL, Too)  
User currently offlineFlairport From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 3881 times:

i decided to repost my old jetblue post about atl... this time a little more in depth

here, once again are my questions:

1) What are jetBlue's gates (ATL)
2) What is jetBlue's termanal
3) What baggage claim
4) going to other cities with jetBlue service, has Neilman been on the first flight?

SCHEDULE:
Effective 5/8
LGB-ATL 264... 11:45am-7pm
LGB-ATL 268 9:50pm-5am
ATL-LGB 284 2:55-4:45pm
ATL-LGB 265 7:55-9:55
Effective 5/9
ATL-LGB 269 (280 eff 6/26) 7:05 am-8:55
LGB-ATL 260 7:00-2pm

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User currently offlineFlairport From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 3874 times:

I calculated... it starts THURSDAY!

User currently offlineScottysAir From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 3714 times:

Yes, it is for tomorrow will began nonstop from ATL-LGB first time and also, that will be first-ever nonstop from FLL-LGB on Friday morning. That is very long flight out of FLL to LGB and see how is load factors was doing out of FLL tomorrow. Where will be next of the new service for this year? Well, talk ya later!

Regards!

Scott W.


User currently offlineSrbmod From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 3685 times:

I have to work tomorrow, so I'll get to see the first flights into ATL. Not sure if I'll have time to snap any shots of them though. I think JetBlue ought to send Song Sung Blue in as the first a/c into ATL, that would be very funny!

User currently offlineEnginesrus From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 82 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 3663 times:

You've got to love the headline of their press release: "JetBlue to Launch Atlanta Service with a Song". Neeleman to Mullin: bring it on.

User currently offlineFlyer732 From Namibia, joined Nov 1999, 1359 posts, RR: 22
Reply 5, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 3640 times:

No one here knows where they're going to park either. I've heard several rumors, one had them on the T-Gates another had them on D and the last had them on E.

~Ryan


User currently offlineGr8slvrflt From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 1592 posts, RR: 11
Reply 6, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 3634 times:

I called the Airport and they said Concourse D but not sure which gate.

User currently offlineNonRevKing From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 3600 times:

Somewhere D1-10 for sure. Their bagage will be in the south bagage claim.

Brian - SPOT THIS!


User currently offlineJjbiv From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 1226 posts, RR: 5
Reply 8, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 3 days ago) and read 3570 times:

How did B6 get gates in ATL? I thought FL was snapping up any that became available.

joe


User currently offlineSrbmod From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 3499 times:

They could be subleasing them from FL. AirTran has the last four gates on D-South, but two of those gates are also used by DAL Global Services to handle several other airlines (ironically, DAL Global Services is owned by Delta).

User currently offlineUdo From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 3482 times:

Delta declared war on jetBlue - as a result B6 has entered the ATL market, congratulations to DAL!!! If B6 also starts OAK/FLL/IAD/JFK-ATL services, then DAL gets an even more serious problem. And if DAL reacts with Song in these markets, then they will completely weaken their mainline service...
The question is how long loss-making DAL can sing its Song...


Regards
Udo


User currently offlineFlyer732 From Namibia, joined Nov 1999, 1359 posts, RR: 22
Reply 11, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 3419 times:

AirTran doesn't "own" any of the gates on D. We can be removed from them at any time if needed. The only one that we're least likely to lose would be D4. The other night they needed D2, and D1 and 3,5,7,9 were all in use. So we were forced to relocate the DC-9/717 flights to C concourse and the RJs were all on D4.
D1 - D10 are all city gates and can be used by any carrier provided they file all the paperwork and all that.

My guess is they use D5, their schedule works almost perfectly with Frotier's they'd be out of the gate before Frontier came in, although I'm not sure about the EMO for F9.


User currently offlineFLAIRPORT From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 3347 times:

I can see it now:
Song 757 right next to jeetBlue's "Song Sung Blue!" it could happen in june!


User currently offlineFlairport From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 3227 times:

is jetblue actually going ATL-LGB FIRST! it says 2:55 pm flight leaves ATL and that a flight arrives ATL @ 7:00pm. Where were they storing the aircraft @ ATL?

P.S.- JetBlue.com does not have gate info!


User currently offlineGigneil From United States of America, joined Nov 2002, 16345 posts, RR: 86
Reply 14, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 3184 times:

if the flight leaves atl at 7p, they will have left lgb already. They will need two aircraft to fly the route.

N


User currently offlineGr8slvrflt From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 1592 posts, RR: 11
Reply 15, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 3170 times:

It looks like D5 in Atlanta.

User currently offlineFlyer732 From Namibia, joined Nov 1999, 1359 posts, RR: 22
Reply 16, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 3160 times:

First outbound flight today is the 2:55pm departure. They're using D5 as the outbound gate.
The inbound flight is flight 9001 from JFK estimating into ATL at 12:01 pm. Arrival gate is D2, but they WILL depart from D5.


User currently offlineScottysAir From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 17, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 3142 times:

Yeah, Let's go!! See how is they were doing for the load factors out of ATL today. And you right that exactly is coming into ATL now and here it is with flight tracker:

Airline Jetblue Airways
Flight Number 9001
Departure City (Airport) New York, NY (JFK)
Departure Time 05/08/2003 10:10 AM
Arrival City (Airport) Atlanta, GA (ATL)
Arrival Time 05/08/2003 11:55 AM
Remaining Flight Time 00:00
Aircraft Type Airbus A320
Current Altitude 8,700 feet
Current Groundspeed 250 mph
Flight Status In Flight


User currently offlineONT 737 From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 584 posts, RR: 2
Reply 18, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 2 days ago) and read 3135 times:

Today we are only operating 2 flights each way. Tomorrow we will go to the full schedule.


The first plane flying LGB-ATL will be N533JB.



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And of course the first ATL-LGB will be flown by N558JB aka "Song Sung Blue"


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User currently offlineONT 737 From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 584 posts, RR: 2
Reply 19, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 3089 times:

The first LGB-ATL flight just left. (on time with 138 pax) I was mixed up on the registration, it was N522JB "Blue Ribbon".



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User currently offlineFlairport From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 20, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 3064 times:

How could it not be Song Sung Blue!?!?!
Was Neelman on 9001 and the first flight?
Did a flight arrive @ 2:55 from LGB?
is D-5 only B6?


User currently offlineONT 737 From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 584 posts, RR: 2
Reply 21, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 3056 times:


Flairport,
The 1st *ATL-LGB* flight arrives at 4:45 today. (Flight 284) That plane is N558JB "Song Sung Blue". The 1st *LGB-ATL* was "Blue Ribbon". The big celebration (Mayor of Long Beach, Neeleman, etc) is when the 1st ATL-LGB flight arrives today.



"The world is run by C students"-Harry Truman
User currently offlineUAL-Fan From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 371 posts, RR: 0
Reply 22, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 3025 times:

This is what this does for the Consumer:

I need to fly to Atlanta, I live in San Diego. From SAN to ATL on DL with a 7 day notice all time slots were in the $1,100.00 range.

From SNA (about 15 miles drive from Long Beach and usually a premium Airport that commands a higher airfare) the same exact flight cost $234.00!

I'm driving to Santa Ana just to beat them at their own little game.


User currently offlineFlairport From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 23, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 2989 times:

so, was he on the charter to ATL as well as the flight to LGB?

By the way, this was probably one of the few times that every passenger knows that this is a special flight. Nobody around here has ever heard of jetBlue, so there were no "Oh, I didn't know this was their first flight"s! I wish i didn't have school! I'd have been on that flight!

any a.net people on board any LGB-ATL, ATL-LGB, FLL-LGB or tonights redeye LGB-FLL?


User currently offlineMAH4546 From Sweden, joined Jan 2001, 32176 posts, RR: 72
Reply 24, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 2975 times:

I was going to be on the inagural FLL-LGB, but, unfortunatley, have to push back my plans. I'm flying it the 23rd.


a.
User currently offlineScottysAir From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 25, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 2959 times:

MAH4546,

Oh well!! So are you decide that will go on May 23rd to LGB? I am hope that see how is they were doing for more passengers out of FLL tomorrow. If will do something more passengers go to Long Beach, CA. Later on if jetBlue will adds more second flight out FLL to LGB anytime into the future. Well, talk ya later!

Regards!

Scott W.


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