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AB Is Switching To Terminal 8 @JFK  
User currently offlineAMS From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 1690 posts, RR: 11
Posted (5 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 3070 times:

Effective April 3, AB is changing from Terminal 4 to AA Terminal 8 at JFK airport for the JFK-DUS route on the A330-200.
I am wondering if this change has to do with the busy Gates at T4 or maybe a financial issue.

Does anyone has some more information on the reason of this change?

Best Regards,

AMS

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User currently onlineANITIX87 From United States of America, joined Mar 2005, 3299 posts, RR: 13
Reply 1, posted (5 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 2994 times:
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I thought AB had pulled out of JFK last year. Has the route simply become seasonal?

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User currently offlineAMS From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 1690 posts, RR: 11
Reply 2, posted (5 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 2974 times:



Quoting ANITIX87 (Reply 1):
I thought AB had pulled out of JFK last year. Has the route simply become seasonal?

Yes that is correct. Last year LTU was operating the route, Now AB has taken over LTU and some routes as JFK, LAX have been reinstated.

Regards,

AMS


User currently offlinePanam330 From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 2669 posts, RR: 9
Reply 3, posted (5 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 2790 times:

Does AB codeshare with AA? Or will American just be doing contracted ground handling?

User currently offlineAMS From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 1690 posts, RR: 11
Reply 4, posted (5 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 2765 times:



Quoting Panam330 (Reply 3):
Does AB codeshare with AA? Or will American just be doing contracted ground handling?

At the Moment AB does not appear to have any codeshare agreements on the North America routes. I was kind of surprised why they would move to AA terminal 9, which is really more of a One World alliance terminal.

Therefore I am trying the determine the sense of moving to terminal 9, If AB would form some sort of Alliance with One World then it would make sense.

Regards,

AMS


User currently onlineCubsrule From United States of America, joined May 2004, 22718 posts, RR: 20
Reply 5, posted (5 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 2732 times:



Quoting AMS (Reply 4):
Therefore I am trying the determine the sense of moving to terminal 9, If AB would form some sort of Alliance with One World then it would make sense.

There may not be much to determine. If T-9 has a gate at the right time for the right price, then the move makes sense.



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User currently offlineIkramerica From United States of America, joined May 2005, 21472 posts, RR: 60
Reply 6, posted (5 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 2672 times:

They have a nice FIS, it's a nice if spartan terminal. Maybe they can also work a deal to use the Admirals clubs.


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User currently offlineDebonair From Germany, joined Jan 2004, 2399 posts, RR: 4
Reply 7, posted (5 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 2358 times:



Quoting Ikramerica (Reply 6):
Maybe they can also work a deal to use the Admirals clubs.

Nope... They have already a deal with AA; have a look on their web-page!  bigthumbsup 

New York (JFK) American Airlines Admirals Club terminal 8 04:00 - 01:30 beer, wine, soft drinks, snacks, dinner menu


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