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B6--Whats AA To Do?  
User currently offlineMikesairways From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 709 posts, RR: 0
Posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 1835 times:
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Well, now that B6 is invading another one of AA's key cities, SJC what do you think they are going to do? While I am excited to see Jetblue coming here, does anyone think that AA will do something extreme like they did with LGB or ONT like dropping fares ridiculously low again. Will AA add more SJC-JFK flights or even go so far to upgrade the aircraft again. Its going to be a war at SJC. I'm exctited yet scared at the same time. When WN and QQ came, AA basically up and left...I hope that doesnt happen again.


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User currently offlineCarfield From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 1918 posts, RR: 9
Reply 1, posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 1741 times:

Well, I guess AA will possibly add some promotions, such as bonus miles and match Jetblue flights. As of this point, B6 is only running one daily flight, so there is not much threat... but I will not be surprised if AA will adjust the schedule of one of the flights to add a redeye flight form SJC to JFK (currently, there is no redeye SJC to JFK)... but adding a third flight is possible... for now, we will have to wait and see.

Carfield


User currently offlineRichierich From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 4248 posts, RR: 6
Reply 2, posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 1726 times:

I agree with Carfied - AA will "magically" discover that they need a redeye JFK-SJC.

I am curious if the addition of new service from SJC and SMF will affect JetBlue's OAK flights. I realize that all three cities are different markets, but there is definitely some overlap there, especially when you are attracting people with low fares.



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User currently offlineJetbluefan1 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 2980 posts, RR: 14
Reply 3, posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 1686 times:

I am curious if the addition of new service from SJC and SMF will affect JetBlue's OAK flights. I realize that all three cities are different markets, but there is definitely some overlap there, especially when you are attracting people with low fares.

I too was curious about that. But I've heard that the loads have been very high on the route, so hopefully some of the new flights will help relieve that high load.

As far as AA doing something about B6, I really don't know what else they can do. Every single other attempt to do something about JetBlue has failed. There really is nothing else that AA can do other than add flights, lower fares, and offer more promotions. But as long as JetBlue is expanding out of NYC (where they have a very large loyalty base), AA is going to have a tough time competing.

It's funny that American flies almost every single route JetBlue flies. I don't think that JetBlue is specifically targeting AA, but JetBlue is the type of airline to jump on a market where you can make a lot of money, despite the competition (JFK-OAK, BOS-LGB, JFK-SJU, etc.).

I really do hope that there is no loser in the situation. I do hope that both JetBlue and American can be winners at this, but we all know that airlines can be stuborn and greedy.

JetBluefan1



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User currently offlineQqflyboy From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 2276 posts, RR: 13
Reply 4, posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 1655 times:

AA has ran red-eyes in the past from SJC to JFK, and what a great excuse to add one to the summer schedule. Who knows, maybe it was already planned. Maybe someone at SJC can tell us the regularity to which the red-eyes to JFK have operated in the past. I used to be based there, and we had the red-eye then, but I don't know when AA last operated it.

For whatever reason, AA has dropped a lot of it's red-eyes over the past year. Doesn't make sense to me.

Example: LAS-ORD, LAS-STL, SEA-ORD, SEA-STL, SJC-BOS just to name a few. I know there are more out there.



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User currently offlineMidway2airtran From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 864 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 1543 times:

Chapter 11 or 7 or one to the other, pick it for yourself.

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User currently offlineAA787 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 610 posts, RR: 12
Reply 6, posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 1525 times:

Midway2airtran-umm...I don't think so.

AA787



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User currently offlineMizzou65201 From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 196 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (10 years 5 months 3 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 1487 times:

LAX-STL redeye also gone...though I think that and the other STL redeyes mentioned have been dropped more due to the de-hubbing of STL than anything else.

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