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B6 Formally Announces More Transcons  
User currently offlineFA4B6 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (9 years 7 months 1 week 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 2054 times:

JetBlue formally announced today (besides the new IAD-SAN service) additional non stop coast to coast flying. One additional round trip being added to the following city pairs: JFK-ONT, JFK-SAN, JFK-SJC [previously announced], JFK-OAK, JFK-LGB, IAD-OAK, IAD-LGB, BOS-OAK, BOS-LGB.

http://www.jetblue.com/learnmore/pressDetail.asp?newsId=293

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User currently offlineMidway2airtran From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 864 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (9 years 7 months 1 week 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 2020 times:

Connect the dots and then RDU!!  Big grin


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User currently offlineConcordeBoy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (9 years 7 months 1 week 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 1958 times:

...still surprised they havent opened PDX at this point.

User currently offlineJmacias34 From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 379 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (9 years 7 months 1 week 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 1939 times:

All I can say is it's about time ONT regains it's second daily JFK flight. As some of yoy may recall it was axed shortly after 9/11.

User currently offline727LOVER From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 6422 posts, RR: 17
Reply 4, posted (9 years 7 months 1 week 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 1900 times:

When is B6 going to connect Fla with California? How many flights do they have at JFK now?


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User currently offlineJetbluefan1 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 2978 posts, RR: 14
Reply 5, posted (9 years 7 months 1 week 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 1872 times:

The eight JFK-LGB is needed. The other frequencies were either previously on sale or are just the regular summer additionals. Surprised JFK-OAK is only up to 6 instead of 7 though...

JetBluefan1

-edited b/c I just realized that IAD-SAN is another thread...

[Edited 2005-01-18 20:55:27]


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User currently offlineGigneil From United States of America, joined Nov 2002, 16347 posts, RR: 85
Reply 6, posted (9 years 7 months 1 week 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 1835 times:


I'm really surprised that they're putting another route out of IAD since they stated that they'll halt all expansion until they see what happens with FlyI/UA.


They know what's happening. FlyI is faltering.

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User currently offlineMAH4546 From Sweden, joined Jan 2001, 32703 posts, RR: 72
Reply 7, posted (9 years 7 months 1 week 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 1751 times:

When is B6 going to connect Fla with California?

They have flown FLL-LGB since May 2002.



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User currently offlineFlashmeister From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 2900 posts, RR: 6
Reply 8, posted (9 years 7 months 1 week 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 1745 times:
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I'm also a bit surprised that they haven't announced PDX, or at least another west coast city, especially considering that Southwest/ATA lists PDX-BOS and PDX-LGA as codeshare routes (once WN's new PDX-MDW flight comes online on 4/3).

I'm not convinced that PDX-BOS is necessary, but PDX-JFK would certainly be a winner for jetBlue, especially considering the market here. People here have embraced entrant carriers, particularly when their service offers something different, like F9's service to DEN, which has been quite popular.


User currently offlineFA4B6 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (9 years 7 months 1 week 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 1732 times:

I think the problem with PDX is the cost of flying there .. at least from what I have heard. Though, I cant imagine its any more expensive then JFK, DEN, SLC, etc.

User currently offlineMAH4546 From Sweden, joined Jan 2001, 32703 posts, RR: 72
Reply 10, posted (9 years 7 months 1 week 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 1716 times:

Though, I cant imagine its any more expensive then JFK, DEN, SLC, etc.

DEN is extremely expensive to operate from.



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User currently offlineTango-Bravo From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 3805 posts, RR: 29
Reply 11, posted (9 years 7 months 1 week 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 1707 times:

...still surprised they havent opened PDX at this point.

PDX, at this point, is "high hanging fruit" for B6. It is far more cost effective to add service in existing markets -- where demand for more flights has already been established, and new city startup costs behind -- than to venture into new markets where neither of these favorable conditions exists.

Just the same, it would not be surprising to see B6 open PDX on a "test the waters" basis with a single daily redeye nonstop to JFK in the not-too-distant future.


User currently offlineFA4B6 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (9 years 7 months 1 week 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 1671 times:

DEN is extremely expensive to operate from.

Well then im sure there must be a good explanation as to why they havent started PDX -- im sure there is more money to be made elsewhere or a logistical problem.


User currently offlineN1120a From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 26426 posts, RR: 75
Reply 13, posted (9 years 7 months 1 week 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 1664 times:

>Well then im sure there must be a good explanation as to why they havent started PDX -- im sure there is more money to be made elsewhere or a logistical problem.<

Not enough planes perhaps. They are coming and B6 is matching demand accordingly.



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