Sponsor Message:
Civil Aviation Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
JetBlue LGB-SEA?  
User currently offlineTango-Bravo From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 3813 posts, RR: 26
Posted (12 years 9 months 1 day ago) and read 2632 times:

Back when jetBlue first announced its plan to make LGB a major focus city, LGB-SEA was indicated as one of the routes they planned to start in the early stages. Since then there seems to be no word on if/when they may begin service on this route. Has jetBlue put LGB-SEA on hold indefinitely or is there talk that they may start service on the route in the not-too-distant future?

2 replies: All unread, jump to last
User currently offlineWedgetail737 From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 6237 posts, RR: 6
Reply 1, posted (12 years 9 months 18 hours ago) and read 2559 times:
Support Airliners.net - become a First Class Member!

I think the logjam with B6 on the LGB-SEA route is the slot allocation at LGB. I don't think you'll see too many more flights through LGB unless the city and the FAA allow more slots.

I know there's a lot of competition between OAK and SEA with AS and WN, but I wouldn't be surprised if B6 started this route in the next 5 years or so...especially, if and when the terminal at OAK is significantly expanded.

User currently offlineFATFlyer From United States of America, joined May 2001, 6006 posts, RR: 27
Reply 2, posted (12 years 9 months 14 hours ago) and read 2477 times:

When they hammered out the slot settlement at LGB a few months ago,
a few slots were reallocated to Alaska. Using them, AS plans to replace the Horizon CRJ-700 service with mainline to SEA.

As long as AS remains in the LGB-SEA market I have doubts you will see JetBlue enter the route. With so few slots out of LGB for everyone why waste slots by duplicating another airline on the same route? It's why I also have doubts about the rumors about LGB-PHX when America West is also on the route. There should be plenty of profitable monopoly routes out of LGB for everyone.

"Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness." - Mark Twain
Top Of Page
Forum Index

This topic is archived and can not be replied to any more.

Printer friendly format

Similar topics:More similar topics...
Jetblue's New SEA Gates posted Fri Sep 22 2006 04:44:05 by RampRat74
JetBlue Moves @ SEA posted Tue Jun 15 2004 23:08:48 by AirlineFanatic
Jetblue's LGB Hub Plans posted Thu May 20 2004 21:53:36 by Nycfuturepilot
JetBlue JFK-SEA New Flights? posted Mon Jan 5 2004 12:27:41 by United777
JetBlue LGB-ATL, FLL posted Fri Feb 21 2003 16:05:37 by Elwood64151
Jetblue LGB HUB posted Sun Oct 28 2001 23:52:09 by Timberwolf24
Anyone Attending JetBlue LGB Inaugural? posted Tue Aug 28 2001 22:58:20 by Matt D
JetBlue To Sea! posted Sun Apr 8 2001 20:11:56 by Soontobepilot
How's JetBlue's Advance Bookings For ORD-JFK/LGB? posted Tue Dec 5 2006 21:36:03 by FWAERJ
Jetblue & ERJ175 For LGB? posted Wed Jun 28 2006 05:47:28 by B6WNQX