Apollo13 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Posted (7 years 8 months 2 weeks 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 2954 times:
As I was driving home the other day from school, I was listening to the radio and there was a news report on how San Jose Airport is losing some flights to the East Coast from jetBlue, United, and Continental (if im correct). Apart from the airport reducing fees for airlines serving the airport, do you think that once the new terminal is opened, there will be an increase and improvement of service into San Jose or will the new terminal and the costs of developing and building the terminal spell disaster for the airport?
On a personal side note, I really like flying out of the airport. I have done so five times and it is always so easy to go from dropoff to the gate for Southwest Airlines. I find the terminal to be a "no hassle" environment (excpet TSA but when is that neveer a problem ) and really hope that more carriers consider the airport as an option for their network development.
StuckInCA From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 2024 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (7 years 8 months 2 weeks 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 2911 times:
Personally I find SJC to be at least as big a pain as SFO when I'm doing business in the Silicon Valley. When things go smoothly it's nice, but I seem to have more problems there then SFO (not necessarily the airport's fault). When things go wrong at SJC, there are often few if any options for alternate flights. Last time I tried SJC (for work in Cupertino) I ended up being shuttled in a van at 85mph to SFO to catch an alternate flight. That wasn't the first time I'd had such luck. Since then I've just started booking flights from SFO. At least there are more options.
I see it as a situation that will feed on itself. The fewer flights there are, the fewer options there are and the less I like to use the airport for business.
Briguy1974 From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 133 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (7 years 8 months 2 weeks 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 2712 times:
I think SJC needs to get through this major phase in its redevelopment before you see the return of any signifigant service to the airport. The airport is far more convienient for west coast travel. But right now its a real pain to get in and out of and the TSA screening areas are to small for the morning rush. The completion of the A term remodel and the opening of the B terminal will help the airport and its users fully realise its convience factor over other bay area airports.
Apollo13 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (7 years 8 months 2 weeks 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 2533 times:
I totally agree with all comments! I have only used SJC for flights to Los Angeles and I think.......... San Diego but im not sure. I live a lot closer to OAK which is nice but there were few times when i was staying at a friends house and SJC was closer for me due to the timing of both of my visits.