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Jetsgo Is Ready To Fly, And Is Growing!  
User currently offlineSlawko From Canada, joined May 1999, 3799 posts, RR: 9
Posted (11 years 10 months 2 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 2070 times:

Jetsgo is trying to speed up delivery of the 4th MD-83. Looks like demand for the product is pretty high. ML said today that a lot of Vancouvers are booked up fully...Hope its all true...

More info:
http://members.rogers.com/torontoaviation/news.htm#Jetsgo
Plus links to Todays Newspaper Articles...


"Clive Beddoe says he favours competition, but his actions do not support that idea." Robert Milton - CEO Air Canada
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User currently offlineCessnapimp From Canada, joined Oct 2001, 1320 posts, RR: 20
Reply 1, posted (11 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 1992 times:

Good for them!

I just hope that its pilots will be getting their money's worth. 60 000$ out of their pockets for their training? Ouch! It's almost like going to Vegas and laying it all out on the table. I like the nice ads they have running around on billboards. Too bad the one on Dixon Rd. is hidden by 3 trees  Nuts.

Cheers,
Grégoire


User currently offlineNoise From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 1732 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (11 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 1980 times:

Good for them! They are really advertising a lot and it's catching the attention of all Canadians. I saw the Happy Face fly over my house yesterday afternoon. It catches your attention so easily, with the florescent green and blue colours, and of course, the FACE. I think it's Canada's Western Pacific, but instead of advertising other companies, it advertises itself. Well, that's what all airlines do, but Jetsgo does it so well!

Chris


User currently offlineTransactoid From Canada, joined Mar 2001, 788 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (11 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 1947 times:

This is very exciting. I hear their ads on the radio all the time.


Lets go, Jetsgo!


User currently offlineBO__einG From Canada, joined Apr 2000, 2769 posts, RR: 19
Reply 4, posted (11 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 1928 times:

Go Jetsgo GO!

COME TO CALGARY!! Come To Calgary Darn it!!



Expanding my global domination one spotter at a time..
User currently offlineNoise From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 1732 posts, RR: 4
Reply 5, posted (11 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 1918 times:

BO_einG, I wish your town's airline would fly here. We have been waiting for 2 years!

GO WestJet Go!

COME TO MONTREAL!! Come to Montreal Tabernac!


User currently offlineSlawko From Canada, joined May 1999, 3799 posts, RR: 9
Reply 6, posted (11 years 10 months 2 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 1877 times:

If jetsgo really takes off I think you may see montreal put on hold by WJ, unless they can really undercut SG, something that SG says can not be done. By the same token I think it would take a lot of money for SG to go right into WJ's bigest airport so I doubt you will see them in YYC soon...but you never know..


"Clive Beddoe says he favours competition, but his actions do not support that idea." Robert Milton - CEO Air Canada
User currently offlineCpt Underpants From Canada, joined May 2001, 166 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (11 years 10 months 2 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 1859 times:

There's no doubt that JetsGo is putting their name out there in a big way with their multi-media ad campaign and all the press releases. Still, I think the credit should go to a marketing team that's earning their stripes more than a sudden flood of demand for tickets. Many of the numbers they state in the press releases are vague at best and open to skeptical interpretation. The proof will be in the head counts when they actually start flying. If it's as good as it sounds, their crews should get a huge raise within 90 days of startup.  Wink/being sarcastic


P.S. Their fast tracking through the AOC approval process is an amazing example of using your political connections. Like him or not (for me, it's NOT), you've got to hand it to Mr. Leblanc. He's really stirring the pot this time.


User currently offlineLymanm From Canada, joined Jan 2001, 1138 posts, RR: 1
Reply 8, posted (11 years 10 months 2 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 1836 times:

I'm not sure why everyone is so surprised...this is the Southwest effect in Canada. We've seen it somewhat in the past, but the buzz around this airline is exciting.

Cessnapimp, you've come out of hibernation! You shouldn't be so supportive of your competition...otherwise the big bad green tails will come knocking!

Email me...I'm down in Cape Cod CFIing.



buhh bye
User currently offlineNoise From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 1732 posts, RR: 4
Reply 9, posted (11 years 10 months 2 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 1825 times:

WestJet's entry into Montreal will, without a doubt, be delayed, maybe even by a year or two because of the arrival of Jetsgo and CanJet. If you ask me, WestJet should have entered before all these new airlines did/will, now it's too late, but I don't mind. Jetsgo seems to be the new thing that everyone's talkin' about these days so I couldn't care less.

Take your time WestJet, Montreal doesn't need you anymore, 'cause we got JETSGO!!!


User currently offlineSlawko From Canada, joined May 1999, 3799 posts, RR: 9
Reply 10, posted (11 years 10 months 2 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 1809 times:

Cpt' Underpants, there was not fast tracking when it came to the AOC, they applied for it way back in December, and in fact ran into some trouble with it just before it was to be approved...If you want to see political connections then wait till Ken Rowe comes around, if he can get his airline off the ground by the 20th that will be the fastes AOC approval ever...


"Clive Beddoe says he favours competition, but his actions do not support that idea." Robert Milton - CEO Air Canada
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