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JetBlue To Announce 2 New Cities!

Wed Apr 12, 2006 10:17 pm

Gentleman expect Jetblue to announce two new cities. That will be RDU and CLT!! Expect the announcemet very very soon!!
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RE: JetBlue To Announce 2 New Cities!

Wed Apr 12, 2006 10:19 pm

Shut up.. don't get me all excited just to get blue-balled again..

That is so rude.. So, So very rude...

I refuse to get my hopes up.. .

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RE: JetBlue To Announce 2 New Cities!

Wed Apr 12, 2006 11:09 pm

ERJ170 I would bet my left arm that you were in for a treat.

My only question is what gate will they operate out of in both CLT and RDU. I don't know much about RDU but i remember hearding something about gates in Terminal A being open.

As for CLT the only gates I can think of would be on D cocourse and those are Intl gates, which would be ncie to able to throw some Intl expansion competition in there.

Keep your eyes peeled for B6FAN's announcement.
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RE: JetBlue To Announce 2 New Cities!

Wed Apr 12, 2006 11:15 pm

RDU has gates A10, A11, and A12 open.. I would assume they would be using A10 as it has the most room.. and it already has everything set up since Independence Air was using it. I think they were looking for 2 gates at RDU though.. from something I seem to recall reading somewhere or something of the sort.. so probably 10 and 12.. 11 doesn't have a jetbridge on it, if I remember correctly.

I wonder where they will travel? JFK and BOS? FLL?

I hope they also come in with something new.. like DEN, NAS, or MSY.. something where they can have a non-compete route..
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RE: JetBlue To Announce 2 New Cities!

Wed Apr 12, 2006 11:16 pm

Quoting B6FAN (Thread starter):
CLT

There are no gates available in CLT, and you can be damn sure that there arent any airlines willing to share theirs.
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RE: JetBlue To Announce 2 New Cities!

Wed Apr 12, 2006 11:24 pm

Quoting AirTran737 (Reply 4):
There are no gates available in CLT, and you can be damn sure that there arent any airlines willing to share theirs.

For an insourcing contract airlines tend to not mind competition to much.
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RE: JetBlue To Announce 2 New Cities!

Thu Apr 13, 2006 1:00 am

Expect the cities to open up sometime in July!!
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Thu Apr 13, 2006 1:03 am

Nevermind that was last annoucment  Silly

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Thu Apr 13, 2006 1:04 am

I had my hopes up for GSO... however, it looks like B6 isn't really serious about choosing airports with litter or no LCC service than can command higher yields.
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Thu Apr 13, 2006 1:04 am

Quoting AkjetBlue (Reply 2):
As for CLT the only gates I can think of would be on D cocourse and those are Intl gates, which would be ncie to able to throw some Intl expansion competition in there.

The last I saw A7 is still available after Independence Air went under. Maybe they will get that gate.
 
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RE: JetBlue To Announce 2 New Cities!

Thu Apr 13, 2006 2:08 am

Quoting Ejmmsu (Reply 8):
I had my hopes up for GSO

I'm sure GSO will come on board.. but with CLT having 1206, GSO having 690, and RDU having 1492 daily pax.. they would have a better chance of filling planes out of RDU and CLT than GSO.. but I'm sure GSO is still on their radar due to their lack of LCC service if nothing else.
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Thu Apr 13, 2006 2:40 am

Quoting AirTran737 (Reply 4):
There are no gates available in CLT, and you can be damn sure that there arent any airlines willing to share theirs.

Yes there are gates available in both Concourse A and D. They are common use gates so it doesn't really matter what the other airlines think, if they don't have a plane at the gate then jetBlue or whoever else can use it.
 
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Thu Apr 13, 2006 2:48 am

Quoting ERJ170 (Reply 3):
RDU has gates A10, A11, and A12 open

Actually A14, 12, 11, and 10 are all open and in the same bay.

They could basically lay claim to all 4 if they wanted.

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I agree with you, I won't get hope up till I see it, as far as B6 showing up.
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RE: JetBlue To Announce 2 New Cities!

Thu Apr 13, 2006 2:48 am

This time I will not say a thing in hopes that it will be real this time around for RDU! B6 will provide a very nice addition to RDU and help keep the nice competitive balance we have here, especially to the Northeast.
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Thu Apr 13, 2006 2:52 am

Quoting CasInterest (Reply 12):
Actually A14, 12, 11, and 10 are all open and in the same bay.

I thought Delta took over 14.. Hmmm.. I do know I was driving through RDU about 2 weeks ago and saw a DL CRJ at A10.. I don't know why it was there, but it was..

Wasn't Delta looking for a 5th gate at RDU? I thought they would have taken it by now..

Has/Does RDU plan to add a jetbridge at A11? Right now, that gate looks to be completely useless as it's too close to A12 for usage..
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RE: JetBlue To Announce 2 New Cities!

Thu Apr 13, 2006 3:00 am

I'm always surprised about the gate allocation system where certain gates are designated to certain airlines and I have many questions about it.

Is it like this at every US airport?

Do airlines actually make promotion for their products at the gates they operate from; paint it in their colors, etc?

Do airlines own gates, or do they rent them, and on what terms?

Who distributes the gates? Local airport operators?

Are there certain competition-stimulating laws that assures that current airlines can not block newcomers? Can an airline just buy or rent a gate without using it, but just to prevent competition from using it?

At AMS, there is no such thing as a specific gate belonging to a specific airline. Although airlines are usually at the same piers, the gate you get is always a surprise. And sometimes even the pier can differ.

This system seems more flexible, whereas the US system provides more opportunities for an airline to invest in their landside product and by welcoming passengers already at the gate. But how is that at ORD for example? I can not imagine KLM having a gate just for them as their airplane is only there for let's say 2 hours/day?
 
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RE: JetBlue To Announce 2 New Cities!

Thu Apr 13, 2006 3:02 am

Quoting ERJ170 (Reply 14):
thought Delta took over 14.. Hmmm.. I do know I was driving through RDU about 2 weeks ago and saw a DL CRJ at A10.. I don't know why it was there, but it was..

I thought the airport authority was holding those. I know Delta and Continental and Nortwest have been overnighting planes in that area. Don't think anyone has the rights to them.
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Thu Apr 13, 2006 3:10 am

Per my understanding, but I may be flawed.. so please forgive me if I am..

Quoting Joost (Reply 15):
Is it like this at every US airport?

A lot of airports work this way, but more and more are moving towards flexible gates.

Quoting Joost (Reply 15):
Do airlines actually make promotion for their products at the gates they operate from; paint it in their colors, etc?

Yup, at gates where the airline is the sole occupant, you will find promotions, posters, new destiantion information, and airline specific equipment (overhead signs, ticket readers, seats with airline insignias, etc..)

Quoting Joost (Reply 15):
Do airlines own gates, or do they rent them, and on what terms?

Airlines don't own, but usually have a long term rent on them (10+ years sometimes). Like I said earlier, as those leases are ending, most airports are moving towards month-to-month and flexible gate utilization.

Quoting Joost (Reply 15):
Who distributes the gates? Local airport operators?

Usually an airline will say they want to sign a lease for a certain gate for X amount of time, and the airport will oblige. If they need another gate later, usually the airport will either try to shuffle other airlines around to make the requestor get a gate side-by-side.. or the airline will wait until a concurrent gate becomes available.

Quoting Joost (Reply 15):
Are there certain competition-stimulating laws that assures that current airlines can not block newcomers? Can an airline just buy or rent a gate without using it, but just to prevent competition from using it?

Number 1 is NO. Number 2 is Yes. An airline can ask for 12 gates and only use 2 of them if they are on the long term lease.. American used to own Terminal C at RDU and for 1 or 2 years after JI folded, they held on to the 13 unused gates to prevent other airlines from moving to their side until they finally sold the terminal to RDUAA.. but most of the time, that becomes too much of a financial struggle for the airlines or the airport will work to get the gates available if another airline wants/needs gates..

I think I got it, but if I failed any one, someone please chime in..

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RE: JetBlue To Announce 2 New Cities!

Thu Apr 13, 2006 3:14 am

Quoting ERJ170 (Reply 10):
I'm sure GSO will come on board.. but with CLT having 1206, GSO having 690, and RDU having 1492 daily pax.. they would have a better chance of filling planes out of RDU and CLT than GSO.. but I'm sure GSO is still on their radar due to their lack of LCC service if nothing else.

Its not just the passenger numbers they look at. For example, even though RDU has higher passenger numbers, CLT annually brings in $67M more revenue than RDU for the airlines just on the NYC routes due to its higher fares.

So if GSO's fares for NYC were closer to $600 r/t on average then you can bet jetBlue would swoop on in.
 
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RE: JetBlue To Announce 2 New Cities!

Thu Apr 13, 2006 3:24 am

A few questions:
Will B6 start service just to JFK and the new temporary gates (coincidence that they open at about the same time)?  scratchchin 

Or also service to BOS? CLT to IAD? (later?) Pardon me for *really* doubting transcons. Even though there would probably be enough demand for BUR-CLT. Don't get me wrong, I would love to see that route! But I don't think it will happen.  Sad

Dare we hope for another gate at FLL to allow service to there too?  spin 

Quoting B6FAN (Thread starter):
Gentleman expect Jetblue to announce two new cities. That will be RDU and CLT!! Expect the announcemet very very soon!!

Wow! These are two cities that *should* be high up on B6's "hit list," so I hope this happens *exactly* as you all have informed us.  Smile

Quoting ERJ170 (Reply 1):
Shut up.. don't get me all excited just to get blue-balled again..

 rotfl   rotfl 

Quoting AkjetBlue (Reply 2):
As for CLT the only gates I can think of would be on D cocourse and those are Intl gates, which would be ncie to able to throw some Intl expansion competition in there.

Gate access at CLT could be key.

Quoting B6FAN (Reply 6):
Expect the cities to open up sometime in July!!

Thanks!

Quoting CasInterest (Reply 12):

Actually A14, 12, 11, and 10 are all open and in the same bay.

Oh... Tease ERJ170 with a focus city.  Wink Or ERJ170, are you hoping for CLT?

Quoting Joost (Reply 15):

Do airlines own gates, or do they rent them, and on what terms?

The answer is yes.  duck  Usually they are leased. However, "common use gates" pay a fee either per use or prorated based on utilization. (e.g., once per day=25% of a monthly gate rental.) The terms are very airport dependent. If an airline helps fund terminal construction, the terms are usually very good. e.g., set lease on the gates, no utilization requirements. Some airports require minimum gate utilization rates if gates are being hogged. Note: at too many of these airports one or two airlines already "holds" the gates sans "minimum use" clauses in their lease.

There are even rare occurances where the airline actually owns the terminal they operate from and simply pay the airport a lease fee for the land plus airside usage fees. IIRC DL at FLL.

Does any airline actually own a terminal and the land under it in the United States? Any at a major airport?

So the answer truly is "all of the above." Usually the method is determined by how the terminal construction is funded and predicted customer demand(Airline financing? City bond? Private investment group?) The trend is toward a greater number of "common use" gates, but there are of course exceptions.

Quoting Joost (Reply 15):
At AMS, there is no such thing as a specific gate belonging to a specific airline. Although airlines are usually at the same piers, the gate you get is always a surprise. And sometimes even the pier can differ.

This is typical of international terminals (e.g., Bradly at LAX). However, in the united states, most airlines that have > 5 flights/day to an airport will have decated gate(s).

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Thu Apr 13, 2006 3:42 am

Quoting Joost (Reply 15):
Do airlines own gates, or do they rent them, and on what terms?



Quoting Joost (Reply 15):
Who distributes the gates? Local airport operators?

Here in the US, the major airlines often lease on long term basis from the airport authorities entire huge terminals or concourses.

For instance at LAX, the majority of the terminals are on 20-30 year exclusive leases to tenants. In general tenants are responsible for the upkeep of the facility and can within the airports rules and regulations do pretty much what they want with the facility.

There certainly can be argued benefits and disadvantages to such set ups.

On the postive side, the airport authorities receives a know fixed revenue stream it can use for budgeting purposes for decades to come, they dont need to micro manage their tenants, the airline can establish permanent fixed facilities such as office, lounges or other custom amenities without the worry of loosing the facilities, and being in a constant single location helps staffing and equipment wise not worrying about driving all over the airport to handle flights.

On the negative side, much needed or desired facilities can operate with low utilization, as many leases do not have any use it or loose it clauses, and as such can serve to block new entrants wanting to enter an airport.

Unfortunately more and more of such has developed over the last decade as newer / smaller airlines have found it growing difficult to enter certain airports.

While it has been relatively easy to get an aircraft, finding facilities such as ticket counters and gates can be a significantly more difficult task to accomplish at many of America's airports.
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Thu Apr 13, 2006 4:11 am

They will be HRO and ELY!!  Wink
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RE: JetBlue To Announce 2 New Cities!

Thu Apr 13, 2006 4:14 am

How long until the announcement?
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Thu Apr 13, 2006 4:39 am

Quoting Joost (Reply 15):
Is it like this at every US airport?

Most US airports, yes.

Quoting Joost (Reply 15):
Do airlines actually make promotion for their products at the gates they operate from; paint it in their colors, etc?

Yes. Airlines will have ticket counters that are in their colors, have their logo on them, etc. Sometimes they'll also have advertisements inside the jetway. They generally don't paint the outside, but they do put a sign with their name and logo on it, as seen below:


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Quoting Joost (Reply 15):
But how is that at ORD for example? I can not imagine KLM having a gate just for them as their airplane is only there for let's say 2 hours/day?

International airlines generally don't have their own gates. Either they use international terminals that have common-use gates (like KLM at ORD or JFK), or they use the gates of one of their alliance partners (like KLM at DTW).

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Thu Apr 13, 2006 4:44 am

This whole thread is nothing more than speculation.
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Thu Apr 13, 2006 4:46 am

I've been waiting for this... RDU is only about 45 minutes from my college so this will make flying home much easier. Now if only these services were from EWR and not JFK!!

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RE: JetBlue To Announce 2 New Cities!

Thu Apr 13, 2006 4:50 am

Quoting Luv2fly (Reply 24):
This whole thread is nothing more than speculation.

That can be said for 99% of this forum...lol.
 
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Thu Apr 13, 2006 4:51 am

For those in the GSO area...don't forget that CLT has cheaper parking rates and free wireless internet. Don't go to RDU and get raked over the coals and have to pay for wireless!
 
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RE: JetBlue To Announce 2 New Cities!

Thu Apr 13, 2006 4:52 am

Quoting Cltguy (Reply 26):
Quoting Luv2fly (Reply 24):
This whole thread is nothing more than speculation.

That can be said for 99% of this forum...lol.

That could very well be true, though the OP does not even have a link to back up his posting.
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Thu Apr 13, 2006 4:54 am

Quoting Luv2fly (Reply 28):
though the OP does not even have a link to back up his posting.

Like many of the inside source scoops, there aren't links until after the announcement. I guess you are questioning his credibility. I don't know what it is, but I am still happy..
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RE: JetBlue To Announce 2 New Cities!

Thu Apr 13, 2006 5:12 am

Quoting Cltguy (Reply 26):
Quoting Luv2fly (Reply 24):
This whole thread is nothing more than speculation.

That can be said for 99% of this forum...lol.

 rotfl  The truth is we'll take B6fan's and Akjetblue's word for now. We all know B6 is going to be adding a lot of cities with the distribution very skewed to east of the Mississippi. In fact, San Antonio is as far west as I would entertain speculation. Since Neeleman has noted in speaches that B6 sees opportunities along the eastern seaboard... both speculated cities make sense.

So lets get the most out of our a.net fees and enjoy the speculation!  hyper  I'd bet a cheeseburger that these are service by August. Any takers? Of course, meeting up for bet payoff might be tough...  Wink

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Thu Apr 13, 2006 5:17 am

Can you make that a BK Double Cheesburger Value Meal with Dr Pepper?  Smile
 
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Thu Apr 13, 2006 5:17 am

I can see CLT and I don't know if they would do RDU or GSO first. It is hard to tell, but their recent batch of cities released are all smaller markets with less competition so that is why I feel GSO over RDU. But CLT seems right since before everyone thought that is was going to happen.

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Thu Apr 13, 2006 5:35 am

Quoting JetBlueAtJFK (Reply 32):
but their recent batch of cities released are all smaller markets with less competition so that is why I feel GSO over RDU.

PIT? AUS? I can see RIC.. but not the other two..
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Thu Apr 13, 2006 6:10 am

RDU has been at the top of the list for quite some time. I really thought that it was going to be released the JAX but we opted for PIT instead. So I do fully believe that RDU will be in this round. I suspect that GSO shouldn't be too far behind though.
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RE: JetBlue To Announce 2 New Cities!

Thu Apr 13, 2006 6:13 am

Quoting Luv2fly (Reply 24):
This whole thread is nothing more than speculation.

This is no speculation. It is going to happen in July. So far JFK is the only destination from both airports.
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Thu Apr 13, 2006 6:22 am

Quoting B6FAN (Reply 35):
Quoting Luv2fly (Reply 24):
This whole thread is nothing more than speculation.

This is no speculation. It is going to happen in July. So far JFK is the only destination from both airports.

SOURCE?
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Thu Apr 13, 2006 6:35 am

Quoting B6FAN (Reply 35):

This is no speculation. It is going to happen in July. So far JFK is the only destination from both airports.

Thanks B6FAN.  bigthumbsup  Only JFK.  Sad Actually, makes sense. But one can hope.  spin 

I assume E190's. Would that be correct? Or like Maine, is B6 trying to optimize E320 utilization? (A wee bit long of a haul for that in my opinion, but possible.)

Quoting Cltguy (Reply 31):
Can you make that a BK Double Cheesburger Value Meal with Dr Pepper?

Nope, I'm on a low carb diet.  Wink

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RE: JetBlue To Announce 2 New Cities!

Thu Apr 13, 2006 6:40 am

Quoting ERJ170 (Reply 33):
PIT? AUS? I can see RIC.. but not the other two..

PIT and AUS don't have a lot of service to NY and even if it was probably a DL CR7 with $400 one way.

When is the announcement supposed to be released?

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RE: JetBlue To Announce 2 New Cities!

Thu Apr 13, 2006 7:01 am

Please, please, please... fingers and toes all crossed. RDU RDU RDU! I will begin commuting from RDU to JFK this summer, and although Eagle has a lot of flights to JFK/LGA, having another option would be fantastic! I use B6 now to commute between LAS and JFK and LOVE them! Thanks B6!
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Thu Apr 13, 2006 7:03 am

If they pick both RDU and CLT, then don't expect them at GSO any time in the next few years to come. I mean, why serve GSO too when the GSO passengers are already willing to go to RDU or CLT?

Like I said, GSO is dead dead dead. There is no reviving that airport now. I mean, when ROA beats us for Allegiant, then that should be the writing on the wall.

Me, I am sick of this. I'll either driver or take Amtrak for my non-business flights from now on. I'm done with the deadbeat airport here that sucks down government money with no return to the local residents.
 
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Thu Apr 13, 2006 7:06 am

Quoting JetBlueAtJFK (Reply 38):
PIT and AUS don't have a lot of service to NY and even if it was probably a DL CR7 with $400 one way.

PIT-JFK-Delta!

3 CRJ-200s

PIT-LGA-US Airways!

1 CRJ-200
1 ERJ-145
2 A319s
1 B733
1A320

6 daily!

PIT-LGA-American

4 daily ER3s!

That is enough service PIT-NY. Like you said, the fares that AA, DL, and US charge are high! When the average fare becomes lower the routes will need more capacity!
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RE: JetBlue To Announce 2 New Cities!

Thu Apr 13, 2006 7:10 am

Quoting Lightsaber (Reply 37):
I assume E190's. Would that be correct?

That's correct sir. Embraer 190's will be used. Will come with the times and flight numbers soon....
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RE: JetBlue To Announce 2 New Cities!

Thu Apr 13, 2006 7:24 am

I just heard a rumor that the October schedule shows further pull-backs from EWR. Can anyone verify this?
 
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RE: JetBlue To Announce 2 New Cities!

Thu Apr 13, 2006 7:29 am

Quoting B6FAN (Reply 42):
That's correct sir. Embraer 190's will be used. Will come with the times and flight numbers soon....

Hold on there bud! I'm very excited too, but some things are better left until the actual press release. Getting this type of news out in the open is very bad for a business that tries to keep things hush-hush, such as JetBlue. If you leak something out here on a.net, pretty soon the media catches on and the other airlines start planning their "attack." I'd strongly recommend not revealing any more information until the press release. Then again, you are free to do whatever you'd like...

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RE: JetBlue To Announce 2 New Cities!

Thu Apr 13, 2006 7:35 am

One wonders how many new cities, how much debt, how thinly a carrier can spread itself before serious problems arise, if they haven't already. How many times have we seen this before?
 
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RE: JetBlue To Announce 2 New Cities!

Thu Apr 13, 2006 7:43 am

Quoting CentPIT (Reply 41):
PIT-JFK-Delta!

3 CRJ-200s

PIT-LGA-US Airways!

1 CRJ-200
1 ERJ-145
2 A319s
1 B733
1A320

6 daily!

PIT-LGA-American

4 daily ER3s!

That is enough service PIT-NY. Like you said, the fares that AA, DL, and US charge are high! When the average fare becomes lower the routes will need more capacity!

Don't forget about NY/Newark too-- Not in NY formally, but considered part of the NY trio.

Continental EWR-PIT w/ 8 daily ERJs
USAirways EWR-PIT w/ 4x daily CRJs and 2x daily ERJs for a total of 6 daily

Thats another 14 frequencies out of EWR, adding 700 seats each way.

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RE: JetBlue To Announce 2 New Cities!

Thu Apr 13, 2006 7:44 am

Quoting B6FAN (Reply 35):
So far JFK is the only destination from both airports.

Better than nothing, I say.. at least a new carrier is coming..

my next wish.. Frontier to DEN/CUN..

my third wish.. AirTran adds 3 new destinations (not MDW) and 4-5 more flights.

Starlight, Starbright.. first star I see tonight.. wish I may, wish I might.. get these airlines butts in here tongiht (or at least by September)...
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RE: JetBlue To Announce 2 New Cities!

Thu Apr 13, 2006 7:45 am

Quoting JetBluefan1 (Reply 44):
pretty soon the media catches on and the other airlines start planning their "attack."

I heard the new US Airways is already ramping up CLT service in anticipation of this. They are refitting their aircraft with comfortable leather chairs, PTVs with DirecTV, and stocking up on navy blue potato chips!

In reality, most of this stuff is already known by insiders anyways. I would think that the head of ops for US or AA in those cities has at least one friend in the airport management who would tell him or her that jetBlue is sniffing around.

I am still disappointed to here that KSAD has not been awarded jetBlue service, or any air service for that matter.
Keep on truckin'...
 
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RE: JetBlue To Announce 2 New Cities!

Thu Apr 13, 2006 7:46 am

Gah! What ever happened to ORF? We were mentioned in several of their early articles regarding the EMB-190...
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