Given the number of flights per day and load factor between NYC and FL
, one would have to believe there is enough room for B6
to coexist and both make mony out of EWR
There are certainly enough people in the North NJ
area to fly B6
. There are also certainly enough people who will also do so on CO
because of loyalty (and ff miles), not to mention the people connecting to foreign destinations.
is different because it is primarily a hub airport, with limited O&D service -- there just was not enough room for both of them. EWR
has significant O&D service (especially on all airlines not CO
) giving it plenty of room for both B6
That being said, it'll be interesting to see what happens. Assuming CO
's fares, it'll be a war of which passengers want more: ff miles and the legacy feel, or B6
Personally, I always prefer Song because they provide both!