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Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sat Jan 21, 2006 11:00 am

Lots of contradictory statements. Last week a company spokesman said 8, this week Neeleman says 10. In either case, this is good for those cities involved. This is from the Bloomberg news/headlines:

JetBlue to Expand Into 10 New Cities This Year, Neeleman Says
January 20, 2006 16:12 EST -- JetBlue Airways Corp., the largest airline operating from New York's JFK International Airport, plans to add flights to 10 new U.S. cities this year, Chief Executive Officer David Neeleman said.

[Edited 2006-01-21 03:01:07]
 
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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sat Jan 21, 2006 11:21 am

Here's to hoping that Houston (IAH/HOU) is on that list.

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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sat Jan 21, 2006 11:36 am

Anyone have any ideas? Anyone?

Here are mine:

1. BDA (2 destinations)
2. MBJ or KIN (2 destinatons)
3. SAV (1 destination)
4. COS (2 destinations)
5. YUL (3-4 destinations)
6. ORD (3 destinations)
7. STL (2 destinations)
8. MCI or OKC (2-3 destinations)
9. RDU (2-3 destinations)
10. GSO or ORF (2-3 destinations)

Trust me.. I am probably wrong, but I like some of these choices...
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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sat Jan 21, 2006 11:41 am

MSP-JFK via Humphrey Terminal.  crossfingers 
 
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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sat Jan 21, 2006 11:46 am

Bermuda, Aruba, Miami, and Charlotte are almost a given.

The other six...it could seriously be anywhere. I wouldn't be shocked to see Pittsburgh, Greensboro, and Portland (ME), though.
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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sat Jan 21, 2006 11:52 am

I would love to see IND, MDW, or ORD.
 
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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sat Jan 21, 2006 11:54 am

My guess is for KMLB. I know that the airport is trying hard to land another airline and the way the Space Coast is growing, I am sure that it's starting to look tempting for another airline to "test the waters". I am also a little bias since that is my hometown airport.
 
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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sat Jan 21, 2006 12:00 pm

Dont be too supprised to see GSP pop onto this list. There were 2 jet blue aircraft here this week alone. And I have heard rumors from inside sources saying that GSP was going to get service from B6 and they hoped that DH would go under before they launched so they could get the B1 gate.
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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sat Jan 21, 2006 12:09 pm

JetBlue has already annouced RIC-JFK, RIC-BOS(?). I don't know if RIC is one of those cities or not.
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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sat Jan 21, 2006 12:11 pm

Quoting Go3Team (Reply 8):
JetBlue has already annouced RIC-JFK, RIC-BOS(?). I don't know if RIC is one of those cities or not.

I do believe that RIC was announced pre-2006.
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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sat Jan 21, 2006 12:18 pm

Sen. Shumer & Co are trying for JFK/ALB. No one has flown the route since American Eagle dropped it 6 years ago.
 
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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sat Jan 21, 2006 12:38 pm

my picks

SAV
MYR
PWM
GSO
DAB
MLB
ORD or MKE
CLT
MIA
JAX
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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sat Jan 21, 2006 12:59 pm

Quoting RL757PVD (Reply 11):
my picks

SAV

Why does everyone keep picking SAV???? Beacuse of its close proxmity to CHS?

Just kinda curious why this keeps popping up everywhere for B6

I dont see MLB Getting service this year anyway.

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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sat Jan 21, 2006 1:03 pm

Quoting MAH4546 (Reply 4):
Bermuda, Aruba

Since when are these U.S. cities?

Anyway here are my picks:
1. CLT
2. OMA
3. OKC
4. IAH
5. MIA
6. BOI
7. SAT
8. BNA
9. CHS
10.MSP
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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sat Jan 21, 2006 1:15 pm

There is so many places that they could go, it's pretty much anyones guess. I do think they will announce CLT and PIT this year and some destinations in the midwest (DFW,MDW or ORD, MSP....).
 
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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sat Jan 21, 2006 1:51 pm

You can forget ORD and MDW. B6 is not that interested in MDW, because it has so many LCCs. As for ORD, there just isn't any gate space right now
 
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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sat Jan 21, 2006 2:03 pm

My Choices:

1.PIT
2.GSO
3.PWN
4.HOU/IAH
5.STL
6.SAT
7.DAB
8.JAX
9.BNA
10.DTW or FNT

I also think MLB could make it as a 190 city later on also. But also they said 10 US cities so there could be more international. We basically know that BDA will come on and hopefully CUN will also get B6 service so that is 2 Int'l cities. I can also see AUA and MBJ. That would be it for this year for Caribbean.

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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sat Jan 21, 2006 2:18 pm

I go to Bowdoin College in Brunswick ME. According to the administration and the admissions office, Jet Blue is expected to come to PWM in the future. What that really means, I have no idea, but that's what I heard.
 
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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sat Jan 21, 2006 3:13 pm

A lot of the cities that DH was flying were good money makers with the right aircraft and management that knows how marketing is supposed to work. We've already seen B6 sweep into IAD and pick up the hot IAD-BOS market. I wouldn't be too surprised if some of the other cities that DH was operating suddenly have B6 on them to JFK or elsewhere. Such as:

1. ORD, DH was always full on this route.
2. CLT, again DH did very well for no marketing.
3. PIT, of course I think people just hated US on this one.
4. GSP did very well.

These are just a few possiblities. It will be interesting to see where they go.
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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sat Jan 21, 2006 3:28 pm

Quoting ERJ170 (Reply 2):
RDU (2-3 destinations)

This is my prediction for the next announced city.

JFK/BOS - RDU E190 service.

Quoting AviatorTJ (Reply 3):
MSP-JFK via Humphrey Terminal

This makes sense...would be a total surprise to many.

A gate agent in BOS who commutes from Florida told me B6 already has a gate in SRQ. Don't know how true that is?!
 
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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sat Jan 21, 2006 5:30 pm

Quoting 727forever (Reply 18):

1. ORD, DH was always full on this route.

Not debating jetBlue's intent to add ORD... but where did you hear that DH was always full at ORD? I've heard the opposite.
 
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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sat Jan 21, 2006 5:33 pm

Hey, i know that the BOS-IAD-BOS route is doing really good

and same for the JFK-BOS-JFK... all the flights keep looking full

just thought i'd throw that in!
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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sat Jan 21, 2006 8:57 pm

I have to agree about SAV. Why B6 or even WN hasn't picked up on this city is beyond me. OH currently flies SAV-LGA twice a day, and when DL still had their hub @ DFW, EV flew to SAV several times a day a well. E-190 service would probably do well. Heck, OO flies CRJ-700s SAV-ORD for UA, so an a/c of the size of the E-190 isn't an issue.
 
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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sat Jan 21, 2006 9:12 pm

Didn't Neeleman also say a short while back that the Midwest was going to be JetBlue's focus?

My picks:

ORD
MKE
IND
PIT
CLE
CMH
STL
MSP
DTW
MCI
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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sat Jan 21, 2006 10:04 pm

Don't forget Cancun is on their immediate plans too. We would probably see MIA when the newest terminal (J) is inaugurated because that will cause some changes at the airport freeing and adding space.
 
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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sat Jan 21, 2006 10:38 pm

My vote for one city is either

DTW
FNT or
GRR
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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sat Jan 21, 2006 10:44 pm

Quoting Tjwgrr (Reply 23):
Didn't Neeleman also say a short while back that the Midwest was going to be JetBlue's focus?

I thought it was east coast and midwest.. but, as usual, I could be wrong.. but he was quoted definitely as saying Midwest.. (MCI, STL, OKC?)

Quoting PRAirbus (Reply 24):
We would probably see MIA when the newest terminal (J) is inaugurated because that will cause some changes at the airport freeing and adding space.

Was it the space issue or the fees issue? Wasn't there always space on the concourse where US/DL/BahamasAir is?
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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sat Jan 21, 2006 10:59 pm

My picks are:

CMH
CVG or DAY
CLE or CAK
CUN
SAT
BDA
JAX
CLT
DTW
MSP

Just a guess!!!
 
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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sat Jan 21, 2006 11:20 pm

Quoting Crogalski (Reply 21):
Hey, i know that the BOS-IAD-BOS route is doing really good

and same for the JFK-BOS-JFK... all the flights keep looking full

just thought i'd throw that in!

Probably great in terms of passengers for JFK but performance wise....probably the worst in there system! If its not Bostons delay programs then its Kennedy's....
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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sat Jan 21, 2006 11:49 pm

Quoting JetBlueguy2006 (Reply 25):
My vote for one city is either

DTW
FNT or
GRR

Let me guess are you a MI resident too ?? hahaha
Ive been hoping for B6 to arrive in MI for a lonnnnnng time and someone was saying the other day that GRR might be a favorite for B6...
I do know that one of the execs high up in B6 lives in MI and he commutes each day to JFK....
What I want to know is who does he fly with ?? haha...

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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sat Jan 21, 2006 11:55 pm

Quoting Ckfred (Reply 15):
You can forget ORD and MDW. B6 is not that interested in MDW, because it has so many LCCs. As for ORD, there just isn't any gate space right now

Agreed completely. All gates at ORD are leased, save for a random few, and B6 would have to take a not-so-convenient gate in T2 (dumpy). Plus, B6 has stated that he wants at least 3 contiguous gates at ORD for starting service. And that means leasing from other airlines, who would deliver the "mighty-hell-no" message.
 
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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sun Jan 22, 2006 12:06 am

GRR's got an open gate with a jetbridge, and Kent County (owner of GRR) says that they will over discounted fees to any LCC that starts service. We shall see.

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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sun Jan 22, 2006 12:06 am

Im still convinced that ORF will be one of the cities due to the fact that we have been mentioned in several of B6's articles, especially ones concerning the E190.
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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sun Jan 22, 2006 12:07 am

Quoting AirWest (Reply 31):
GRR's got an open gate with a jetbridge, and Kent County (owner of GRR) says that they will over discounted fees to any LCC that starts service. We shall see.

Hi Zach...

Yeah thats wishfull thinking on my part as im hoping to buy a house up there...
 
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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sun Jan 22, 2006 12:22 am

My picks:

BDA
AUA
MBJ
CUN
CLT
GSP
YUL
RDU
ORD
SAV (I'm hoping here)

I remember back when I worked in SAV a few years ago it was a big rumor that JetBlue would appear when they got smaller planes. Right now Delta is dominating that place with almost hourly narrowbody service to ATL. United has upgraded from CR2 to CR7, and the only LCC in there since Indy is gone is AirTran. All that and that's my home airport and I need an easy way home lol.
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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sun Jan 22, 2006 12:23 am

Quoting AirWest (Reply 31):
GRR's got an open gate with a jetbridge, and Kent County (owner of GRR) says that they will over discounted fees to any LCC that starts service. We shall see.

Really? I heard that B6 wasn't interested in GRR because of the astronomical cost of gate space (I think I heard $85/sq ft), but if Kent County offered discounts, B6 better get over here; we need a LCC bad after TZ left. And is the open gate B5?
 
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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sun Jan 22, 2006 12:55 am

Said it before, I'll say it again, I think Indianapolis is ripe for entrance of JetBlue. They have up to three gates available in the C Concourse (unless AirTran takes another gate) and there is a bit of a small gap in service following the departure of ATA from the route. As mentioned earlier, JetBlue could easily come in and start up shop with flights to Las Vegas, Tampa, Ft. Myers, San Francisco area, Los Angeles, and there is probably even demand there for another flight to Orlando, especially if they use an E190, and even Phoenix. The E190 be perfect for service into New York's Kennedy Airport, but I don't know the historical performance of nonstops from Indy to Kennedy. I know TWA had one a few years ago, but that was probably mainly feed to the international flights.


I *dont* think there is room for JetBlue at St. Louis. What gates would they even operate out of? I don't think there are any open gates in the A Concourse, the only gates that would be open would perhaps be using airstairs and going out of the B Concourse, or perhaps co-sharing gates/ground ops with Frontier in the D Concourse, if they would want to do that, alleviating the need to pay for any type of refurbishment of old D Gates currently not in use.
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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sun Jan 22, 2006 1:03 am

Quoting Ckfred (Reply 15):
You can forget ORD and MDW. B6 is not that interested in MDW, because it has so many LCCs. As for ORD, there just isn't any gate space right now

I agree that ORD is out for the near future, but I wouldn't poo-poo on MDW happening if they can't get into ORD.

My own    for cities:

MHT- Ok, I know I'm biased because I'm from the area, but Neeleman has said publicly he wants MHT, and there's a vacant DH gate there, so gate space is no longer a problem. I just hope they get it before WN scoffs it up and MHT starts to look like MDW. JFK and FLL are the two likely candidates, but PBI and RSW could happen since WN doesn't serve those nonstop. West Coast service would be awesome if the A320 has the range since 1x daily to LAS on WN is the only west coast service from MHT.

Chicago- It's certainly a big market that they have yet to capitalize on, so I'm sure they want make it happen this year whether it be ORD or MDW. I don't know what the story is with the DH gate at ORD, but that could be a possibility. They may have said they want 3-4 gates to start, but beggars cant be choosy.

Detroit area- its a gap in their route map, and another big market. NW is also weak right now, and I don't see them getting any stronger.

IND- No significant nonstops to NYC with the exception of some RJs on DL and US, and (I think) DC-9s on NW to LGA. Florida routes might be tough with WN, FL, and NW all having nonstops. West coast service could do well with WN only to LAX, PHX and LAS, and HP only to PHX. I think OAK would be a likely candidate. There's also the ticket counters and gates left vacant by TZ.

Ohio- My picks would be one or some of the following: CVG, DAY, CAK, or CMH. I don't mention CLE because they would be stupid to continue to piss off CO. (Also why I don't see IAH coming anytime soon.)

STL or MCI- I could see one or both of these coming to fruition. They've shown they can compete with AA at JFK, so STL is small potatoes for them. It doesn't look like WN has too many Florida routes out of either city.

CLT and/or RDU- Much is said on these boards about CLT's high airfares, so this is an obvious one. I've also heard people on these boards talking up RDU, so I guess that's another possibility, but I don't really know enough about RDU to wager an educated guess.

ABQ- New Mexico is another gap in their route map. I don't know too much about what kind of service they have.

Georgia/SC- WN has no presence in either state, and FL only has SAV and MYR connecting to ATL. I don't know if B6 would try ATL again, but SAV, CHS, or MYR all look like good opportunities.

It's more than 10, but these are the cities that I see them choosing from. I didn't name any international destinations because the quote said 10 US cities, but I definitely see them expanding in the Caribbean [edit: and possibly Canada]

[Edited 2006-01-21 17:07:40]
 
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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sun Jan 22, 2006 1:08 am

Quoting BHXDTW (Reply 29):
Let me guess are you a MI resident too ?? hahaha
Ive been hoping for B6 to arrive in MI for a lonnnnnng time and someone was saying the other day that GRR might be a favorite for B6...
I do know that one of the execs high up in B6 lives in MI and he commutes each day to JFK....
What I want to know is who does he fly with ?? haha...

Jordan

I know this is true. Back when I worked for C8 (for those who know the GRR terminal, the Chicago Express and Continental Express Customer Service desk are right next to each other.) The B6 people flew to EWR from GRR. I was told they were, plus the station got a nice Christmas card last year. Let's go GRR!!!! please?
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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sun Jan 22, 2006 1:08 am

Here's my thoughts. 1,ORD 2,CAK 3,CLT 4,MHT 5,BDA 6,STL 7,SAV or JAX 8,DAB 9,MSP 10,MIA
 
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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sun Jan 22, 2006 1:16 am

Quoting BOS2LAF (Reply 37):
Ohio- My picks would be one or some of the following: CVG, DAY, CAK, or CMH. I don't mention CLE because they would be stupid to continue to piss off CO. (Also why I don't see IAH coming anytime soon.)

Are there any airports left in Ohio?  Smile I wouldn't mind CMH tho.
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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sun Jan 22, 2006 1:20 am

Quoting STLGph (Reply 36):
I *dont* think there is room for JetBlue at St. Louis. What gates would they even operate out of? I don't think there are any open gates in the A Concourse, the only gates that would be open would perhaps be using airstairs and going out of the B Concourse, or perhaps co-sharing gates/ground ops with Frontier in the D Concourse, if they would want to do that, alleviating the need to pay for any type of refurbishment of old D Gates currently not in use.

uhm what?! They have the entire concourse of B, D and one or two from A. If they want to operate out of STL they will probably have to pay.

Quoting BOS2LAF (Reply 37):
STL or MCI- I could see one or both of these coming to fruition. They've shown they can compete with AA at JFK, so STL is small potatoes for them. It doesn't look like WN has too many Florida routes out of either city.

we have 5 n/s to MCO, 1 to TPA, and one to FLL, thats SWA only, we have 3 to MCO on AA, 1 or 2 to FLL and one or two to RSW, 3 to JAX, 2 to MIA. so the STL-Florida route is pretty well covered.
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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sun Jan 22, 2006 1:20 am

Quoting Web (Reply 35):
Really? I heard that B6 wasn't interested in GRR because of the astronomical cost of gate space (I think I heard $85/sq ft), but if Kent County offered discounts, B6 better get over here; we need a LCC bad after TZ left. And is the open gate B5?

Yea, since USX and C8 left, B5 is open, but there is no jetbridge. The only gate that's open with a jet bridge is A3 or 4 I think. It is the gate that Delta Connection left to goto B4. The only thing about that last gate is that KCIA is letting NW use it basically for free.
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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sun Jan 22, 2006 1:47 am

Quoting STLGph (Reply 36):
if they would want to do that, alleviating the need to pay for any type of refurbishment of old D Gates currently not in use.



Quoting Atrude777 (Reply 41):
uhm what?! They have the entire concourse of B, D and one or two from A. If they want to operate out of STL they will probably have to pay.

I think that was what he was referring to Alex, that there are really no "ready" gates available without some major work/money. Has AA completely moved the AX operation from "B" to "C"?? A refurbished "B" would be an ideal concourse for a combined B6/FL operation, if AirTran ever decides to commit to STL....
 
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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sun Jan 22, 2006 1:50 am

Quoting Atrude777 (Reply 41):
uhm what?! They have the entire concourse of B, D and one or two from A. If they want to operate out of STL they will probably have to pay.

There is no room in the D concourse if Frontier is occupying them?? however I could see them installing jetways on the B concourse-- didn't they use to have jetways before TWA/Trans States used them for regional ops? Is there really an available gate at A? If there really is not room I say STL takes away some of the 10 gates in the C concourse AA is not using-- but I really do not think that will be necessary. STL would be very accomodating if B6 wanted to come to town..
 
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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sun Jan 22, 2006 1:58 am

OK my choice would be in no specific order,

ORD
DTW
DAY
MSP
IND
SDF
BNA
BDA
CUN
MBJ
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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sun Jan 22, 2006 2:23 am

Quoting AviatorTJ (Reply 3):
MSP-JFK via Humphrey Terminal.

I second that!  crossfingers 

Although, I would hate to see Sun Country get beat by another competitor on the route. But either way, SY is serving JFK and will be serving IAD later this year. Perhaps a BOS-MSP-BOS for jetBlue? Northwest could use some competition on that route!
 
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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sun Jan 22, 2006 2:42 am

I would absolutely love if BDL was in the works... When I was at headquarters in October, Dave Barger raved about the reception they got when they flew into BDL with an E190 on the test runs due to a diversion from BOS. BDL would definitely be a nice addition. I'm not sure what the future holds for DL (and the current Song service) at BDL, but if there's any loss in capacity to the southeast (likely MCO), that might be a good option for an A320 flight or two. I suppose it's just wishful thinking...

Also, PWM is a neat little airport that may be well served with E190 service to BOS or JFK. It is particularly busy in the summer with all of the travelers, making BGR even a remote possibility. The winter months are tough, especially for BGR, but B6 may still be able to manage with a flight a day out of PWM for business travelers. The summer months would definitely be lucrative for them at PWM though. Without a doubt...

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RE: Neeleman Says 10 New Cities

Sun Jan 22, 2006 2:45 am

Quoting MrSTL (Reply 44):
There is no room in the D concourse if Frontier is occupying them?? however I could see them installing jetways on the B concourse-- didn't they use to have jetways before TWA/Trans States used them for regional ops? Is there really an available gate at A? If there really is not room I say STL takes away some of the 10 gates in the C concourse AA is not using-- but I really do not think that will be necessary. STL would be very accomodating if B6 wanted to come to town..

Where are you guys getting that F9 owns the entire D concourse, they only operate out of D-2 and sometimes D-4.Thats it theres still 26 gates left to be used at the D concourse. They all have jetbridges in them too.

Yes B concourse had 2 gates, a DC9 and a 727 were used I believe.

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Sun Jan 22, 2006 3:02 am

Quoting Atrude777 (Reply 49):
Where are you guys getting that F9 owns the entire D concourse, they only operate out of D-2 and sometimes D-4.Thats it theres still 26 gates left to be used at the D concourse. They all have jetbridges in them too.

"D" is an absolute craphole and would need some major renovations before B6 or anyone else would come calling. Last time I was thru there before the '03 drawdown, none of the moving sidewalks were in operation, and I still have nightmares from those purple walls... Next time you pass thru STL, can you get us some pics of what "D" looks like these days??

Quoting Atrude777 (Reply 49):
Yes B concourse had 2 gates, a DC9 and a 727 were used I believe.

Actually at one time, way back in the day "B" had six or seven jetbridges attached, and I see no reason why those could not be reinstalled. Not sure if the new tower would get in the way though..

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