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User currently offlineFLYjoe From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 294 posts, RR: 0
Posted (3 years 1 month 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 3433 times:

I saw on JetBlue.com is starting new service on Nov 29th from HPN to NAS using an E-190. That's quite a surprising new route, specifically because of the airport. I know NAS flights pre-clear so it's not an issue.


Apologies if this was already discussed.. unable to find anything in the search.

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User currently offlinesvenvdm From Germany, joined Dec 2000, 209 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (3 years 1 month 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 3300 times:

Good to see a new transcontinental service at HPN. Hope it works out well for JetBlue.

User currently offlinerichierich From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 4278 posts, RR: 6
Reply 2, posted (3 years 1 month 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 3224 times:

Quoting svenvdm (Reply 1):

Good to see a new transcontinental service at HPN. Hope it works out well for JetBlue.

It was briefly discussed when the route was announced a few months ago (I'm too lazy to look for it).

HPN-NAS is not considered transcontinental, which would more imply a coast to coast route. I guess technically NAS is "transcontinental" in the same way as Atlanta or Tampa, but HPN-NAS is only 30 miles further than HPN-RSW per WebFlyer.



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User currently offlinebonusonus From United States of America, joined Nov 2009, 403 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (3 years 1 month 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 3190 times:

Quoting richierich (Reply 2):

HPN-NAS is not considered transcontinental, which would more imply a coast to coast r

I think the confusion is that NAS is Miramar field in San Diego and also Nassau in the Bahamas. The E190 doesn't have the legs to do transcon, and New York - Caribbean route makes much more sense for B6's business model right now.


User currently offlinerichierich From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 4278 posts, RR: 6
Reply 4, posted (3 years 1 month 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 3033 times:

Quoting bonusonus (Reply 3):
I think the confusion is that NAS is Miramar field in San Diego and also Nassau in the Bahamas. The E190 doesn't have the legs to do transcon, and New York - Caribbean route makes much more sense for B6's business model right now.

That makes sense, thanks for your explanation!
I can understand the mistake but White Plains to San Diego (Miramar, no less!) would be quite an oddball route!!



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User currently offlineEWRCabincrew From United States of America, joined May 2006, 5527 posts, RR: 56
Reply 5, posted (3 years 1 month 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 2802 times:

Quoting bonusonus (Reply 3):
I think the confusion is that NKX / KNKX), USA - California AND Mountain View - Moffett Federal Airfield (NAS) (NUQ / KNUQ), USA - California AND Nassau - Lynden Pindling International (Windsor Field) (NAS / MYNN), Bahamas">NAS is Miramar field in San Diego and also Nassau in the Bahamas. The E190 doesn't have the legs to do transcon, and New York - Caribbean route makes much more sense for B6's business model right now.
NKX / KNKX), USA - California AND Mountain View - Moffett Federal Airfield (NAS) (NUQ / KNUQ), USA - California AND Nassau - Lynden Pindling International (Windsor Field) (NAS / MYNN), Bahamas">NAS if for Nassau, NKX is for Miramar Field. NKX / KNKX), USA - California AND Mountain View - Moffett Federal Airfield (NAS) (NUQ / KNUQ), USA - California AND Nassau - Lynden Pindling International (Windsor Field) (NAS / MYNN), Bahamas">NAS, IIRC, is the abbreviation for Naval Air Station, which it is no longer, as it is a Marine base now, as it is MCAS Miramar.

[Edited 2011-09-22 20:26:49]


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User currently offlineHVNandrew From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 439 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (3 years 1 month 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 2759 times:

B6 seems to be enjoying their success out of HPN. Could HPN support a daily flight out to the west coast (maybe to LGB)/could a fully loaded A320 make it off the runway to the west coast?

User currently offlinefoxtrot2 From United States of America, joined Jan 2011, 24 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (3 years 1 month 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 2478 times:

We had problem once at our ariport that a flight from NAS was supposed to be arriving pre-cleared. They had to clear CBP here because the NAS pre-clearance office closes at 1945. I wonder if this is still the same? I assume that B6 would just have to divert into NYC to clear if this is the case still.

User currently offlinebloodyrascal From Bahamas, joined Mar 2007, 191 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (3 years 1 month 20 hours ago) and read 2161 times:

I am really curious to see how this route is going to perform. Is there even a demand from HPN to NAS. Why wouldnt they just add another JFK frequency

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