walter747
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JetBlue At PVD

Wed Oct 25, 2006 7:08 am

do you think there's any hope of B6 announcing PVD as one of their destinations tomorrow
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RE: JetBlue At PVD

Wed Oct 25, 2006 7:09 am

Quoting Walter747 (Thread starter):
do you think there's any hope of B6 announcing PVD as one of their destinations tomorrow

I thought it was just SWF getting announced? Or all those 14 getting announced tomorrow?
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RE: JetBlue At PVD

Wed Oct 25, 2006 8:15 am

All 14 were suppose to be announced today according to the other thread, but they are being announced tomorrow
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RE: JetBlue At PVD

Wed Oct 25, 2006 8:18 am

[quote=Walter747,reply=2]All 14 were suppose to be announced today according to the other thread, but they are being announced tomorrow

I really doubt any airline would announce plans this far out.
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RE: JetBlue At PVD

Wed Oct 25, 2006 8:33 am

Quoting Walter747 (Thread starter):
do you think there's any hope of B6 announcing PVD as one of their destinations tomorrow

nope
 
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RE: JetBlue At PVD

Wed Oct 25, 2006 9:12 am

why do you think they will not come into PVD
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RE: JetBlue At PVD

Wed Oct 25, 2006 9:17 am

Quoting Walter747 (Reply 5):
why do you think they will not come into PVD

Boston!
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RE: JetBlue At PVD

Wed Oct 25, 2006 9:32 am

Yes, but B6 operates out of LGA and EWR also
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RE: JetBlue At PVD

Wed Oct 25, 2006 9:34 am

Quoting Walter747 (Reply 7):
Yes, but B6 operates out of LGA and EWR also

True though in all honesty PVD has WN and why go up against them, if you can attract the business by having BOS all to yourself.
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RE: JetBlue At PVD

Wed Oct 25, 2006 9:42 am

Quoting Luv2fly (Reply 8):
if you can attract the business by having BOS all to yourself.

FL?

[Edited 2006-10-25 02:43:07]
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RE: JetBlue At PVD

Wed Oct 25, 2006 9:43 am

Quoting Cadet57 (Reply 9):
FL? F9?

News flash, F9 pulled out of BOS years ago!
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RE: JetBlue At PVD

Wed Oct 25, 2006 9:44 am

Quoting Luv2fly (Reply 10):
Quoting Cadet57 (Reply 9):
FL? F9?

News flash, F9 pulled out of BOS years ago!

Saved for all of the world to see!
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RE: JetBlue At PVD

Wed Oct 25, 2006 9:51 am

Quoting Cadet57 (Reply 9):
[Edited 2006-10-25 02:43:07]



Quoting Luv2fly (Reply 10):
Saved for all of the world to see!



Quoting Luv2fly (Reply 10):
News flash, F9 pulled out of BOS years ago!

Yeah, thought of that soon as I posted it... hence the edit....
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RE: JetBlue At PVD

Wed Oct 25, 2006 9:51 am

Quoting Walter747 (Reply 2):
All 14 were suppose to be announced today according to the other thread, but they are being announced tomorrow

Nope - these fourteen cities will be announced throughout 2007. SWF should be announced tomorrow.
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RE: JetBlue At PVD

Wed Oct 25, 2006 10:15 am

honestly i think WN needs some competition at PVD

I don't like to fly on WN because everytime i fly on them i get poor service but i could write a whole trip report on it.

I would like another LCC at PVD

I think FL should try to get in to.
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RE: JetBlue At PVD

Wed Oct 25, 2006 10:16 am

Quoting JetBlueAUS (Reply 13):
Nope - these fourteen cities will be announced throughout 2007. SWF should be announced tomorrow

any guesses at what those 14 cities could be? Is the long rumored STL focus/mini hub going to be announced? Would love to see them here in the midwest.
 
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RE: JetBlue At PVD

Wed Oct 25, 2006 10:19 am

Quoting CIDflyer (Reply 15):
any guesses at what those 14 cities could be? Is the long rumored STL focus/mini hub going to be announced? Would love to see them here in the midwest.

Well I made up my own list of possible destinations:

1.) SAT.
2.) PVD.
3.) CLE/CAK.
4.) MSP.
5.) STL.
6.) MYR.
7.) IND.
8.) DTW.
9.) DAB.
10.) SXM.
11.) ALB.
12.) YVR.
13.) YYZ.
14.) MCI.

Though I'm sure there are some cities that JetBlue would want to add before some of these other cities I listed. (SXM, YVR, YYZ.)

Quoting Walter747 (Reply 14):
I don't like to fly on WN because everytime i fly on them i get poor service but i could write a whole trip report on it.

Amen.

[Edited 2006-10-25 03:22:36]
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RE: JetBlue At PVD

Wed Oct 25, 2006 10:29 am

Quoting JetBlueAUS (Reply 16):
Amen.

Finally someone agrees with me. Everyone i talk to says they love it.

I'll give a quick example of their poor service. It was July 2, 2006 MCO-PVD. We pulled up to the runway, then immediately turned around nobody knew why. of course the only gate open was the one on the other side of the terminal next to the air train. So we sat on the ground for 45 minutes couldn't even get up to go to the bathroom. On top of that i had this cocky lady from Cranston sitting next to me shouting "When the f**k are we gonna Leave"
So we get in the air. The seat belt sign never comes off even though there was no turbulence. The flight attendants (all 60 yrs +) wouldn't let us go to the bathroom, on top of that they keep bringing drinks down the aisle. So 3 hours later we land in PVD and everybody from the flight is sprinting to the bathroom. And the lady from Cranston sitting next yo me wouldn't shut up for the whole flight, and she even yelled at the the f/a's because they wouldn't let her daughter go to the bathroom.

huh what a nightmare.
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RE: JetBlue At PVD

Wed Oct 25, 2006 10:38 am

Quoting Luv2fly (Reply 8):
True though in all honesty PVD has WN and why go up against them, if you can attract the business by having BOS all to yourself.

To be fair, there's a list of cities served by Southwest and jetBlue. This whole thing about other LCCs being 'scared away' from airports that already have Southwest is overblown. It's not as though it's an iron-clad thesis.

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RE: JetBlue At PVD

Wed Oct 25, 2006 10:43 am

Quoting ChrisNH (Reply 18):
To be fair, there's a list of cities served by Southwest and jetBlue. This whole thing about other LCCs being 'scared away' from airports that already have Southwest is overblown. It's not as though it's an iron-clad thesis.

Yeah - there are a lot of cities that JetBlue flies to that are also served by WN. However, JetBlue flies to different destinations than WN. Though, I do agree that other LCCs being scared away from airports that Southwest already served is overrated.
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RE: JetBlue At PVD

Wed Oct 25, 2006 10:46 am

Quoting ChrisNH (Reply 18):
To be fair, there's a list of cities served by Southwest and jetBlue. This whole thing about other LCCs being 'scared away' from airports that already have Southwest is overblown. It's not as though it's an iron-clad thesis.

Chris in NH

I have to agree as well my point being that BOS and PVD are closing enough that B6 is probably attracting passengers to BOS that they would get if they offered service from PVD. And why upset the cart, i.e. WN when you do not need to right now.
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RE: JetBlue At PVD

Wed Oct 25, 2006 10:53 am

but if you lived up in the northeast like i do, its frustrating to go up to BOS which is and 1 hour away when PVD is 20 Min. I think i would much rather go the 20 min to PVD. PVD is an altrenative to BOS. Most people actually go out of PVD or MHT to get away from the BOS traffic and its actaully a lot easier too.
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RE: JetBlue At PVD

Wed Oct 25, 2006 10:57 am

Quoting Walter747 (Reply 21):
but if you lived up in the northeast like i do, its frustrating to go up to BOS which is and 1 hour away when PVD is 20 Min. I think i would much rather go the 20 min to PVD. PVD is an altrenative to BOS. Most people actually go out of PVD or MHT to get away from the BOS traffic and its actaully a lot easier too.

While that might be the case domestically - BOS attracts a lot of international passengers. I remember when I lived in Houston, I lived about fifteen minutes away from Hobby, and fifty minutes away from Houston Intercontinental. So I understand your view... but I often preferred to fly out of Intercontinental. I can see JetBlue adding service to Providence but JetBlue's ops in and out of PVD wouldn't be very large at all.
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RE: JetBlue At PVD

Wed Oct 25, 2006 11:48 am

I agree with you but usually the people i travel with would prefer PVD, as i would prefer BOS. So i kinda like PVD, but if B6 decided to fly there it would be beneficial.
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RE: JetBlue At PVD

Wed Oct 25, 2006 12:00 pm

Quoting Walter747 (Reply 17):
On top of that i had this cocky lady from Cranston sitting next to me shouting "When the f**k are we gonna Leave"



Quoting Walter747 (Reply 17):
And the lady from Cranston sitting next yo me wouldn't shut up for the whole flight

I can understand being irritated...I would be, too....

But how is WN responsible for an annoying seatmate?

Just wondering.
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RE: JetBlue At PVD

Wed Oct 25, 2006 10:19 pm

Quoting Walter747 (Reply 21):
its frustrating to go up to BOS which is and 1 hour away when PVD is 20 Min. I think i would much rather go the 20 min to PVD

the more you (and other people) go to BOS, the less and less likely B6, FL, or anyone else will come to PVD. These airlines want to see as clear an opportunity to be profitable at a station nefore they enter, so by taking your business to BOS, there is little incentive for them to add service at PVD!

At certain markets the LCCs avoiding each other is NOT overblown. Large hub markets are fine, but not medium hub airports in close proximity (lets say less than 75 miles?) to other medium or large hub airports.

The thing to remember is that with all the aircraft WN, F9, FL, and B6 have coming on-line, there will be less and less places where they will be able to avoid each other (SWF comes to mind).
 
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RE: JetBlue At PVD

Wed Oct 25, 2006 10:30 pm

PVD is highly unlikely... with the mini-hub in BOS, I don't think they'd want to dilute the market share. Though they do fly into EWR and LGA, I think there is more market share to be had there, without stepping on WN's toes...something B6 is trying to avoid.

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[Edited 2006-10-25 15:37:34]
 
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RE: JetBlue At PVD

Wed Oct 25, 2006 10:39 pm

Quoting JBLUA320 (Reply 26):
PVD is highly unlikely... with the mini-hub in BOS, I don't think they'd want to dilute the market share.

While i agree that it is unlikey anytime soon, it would actually INCREASE regional marketshare. There is a large population that is in a shared catchment area for PVD and BOS. Legacy airlines like US can thrive because the people can choose whichever airport is conveneint for them at the time (closer to work or home etc...) without having to compromise on their preferred airline.

Someone who lives in New Bedford for example who wants to go to MCO or FLL, but doesnt want to drive to BOS in the morning rush hour may settle for WN or NK out of PVD, whereas if B6 served both, B6 could serve those pax every time.

A simmilar example can be seen with JFK and LGA,EWR and now SWF, its the same concept.
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RE: JetBlue At PVD

Wed Oct 25, 2006 10:45 pm

B6 just officially announced SWF, starting on Dec 19 to MCO & FLL, and PBI added in Jan. Whoa, Newburgh is all of a sudden on fire!

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Press Release Source: JetBlue Airways Corporation

JetBlue Expands Service in the Empire State: Newburgh to be Low-Cost Airline's Sixth New York State Destination
Wednesday October 25, 9:30 am ET




-- New York's Hometown Airline Offers
Hudson Valley Travelers $79(a) Introductory Fare --

-- Two Daily Flights to Florida Begin December 19;
Three Additional Flights to the Sunshine State Begin January 5 --

NEW YORK, Oct. 25, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ:JBLU - News), New York's hometown airline, today announces it will begin service between Newburgh's Stewart International Airport (SWF), the airline's sixth New York State destination, and Fort Lauderdale and Orlando, Florida, with daily nonstop flights to each city beginning December 19. Beginning January 5, a second daily flight will be added to Fort Lauderdale and Orlando. Additionally, one daily nonstop flight to West Palm Beach, Florida will begin January 5, making the low-cost carrier the largest airline serving Stewart International Airport.

To celebrate the new service to the low-fare carrier's 49th destination, JetBlue is offering introductory one-way fares to/from Newburgh starting at $79(a) each way, with regular fares ranging between $99(a) and $299(a) each way. Introductory fares, which are subject to availability, must be purchased by November 9, and travel must be completed by February 15, 2007.

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''Hudson Valley residents are hungry for air service in the same way all of Upstate was when JetBlue first came to New York. I have big plans for Stewart, and will continue to work to build up the airport for years to come,'' said U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer. ''JetBlue is going to be a shot in the arm for this region, because where there is affordable airfare, new visitors and new businesses will follow.''

''Once again, JetBlue has shown its commitment to New York and I am proud that we are continuing to strengthen Stewart Airport's capabilities as one of New York's premier regional airports,'' said U.S. Senator Hillary Clinton. ''This announcement is good news for the Hudson Valley. JetBlue's new service to Florida will not only increase low fare travel options for local residents, it will also benefit local businesses and further our efforts to strengthen the local economy.''

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JetBlue's Service between Newburgh, NY and Fort Lauderdale, FL:



Newburgh, NY (SWF) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to
Fort Lauderdale (FLL) Newburgh, NY (SWF)
Depart - Arrive Depart - Arrive
7:10am - 10:20am 8:15am - 11:05am
(effective 1/5/07) (effective 1/5/07)
2:40pm - 5:45pm 5:00pm - 7:50pm
(effective 12/19/06-1/4/07) (effective 1/5/07)
6:55pm - 10:00pm 6:45pm - 9:35pm
(effective 1/5/07) (effective 12/19/06-1/4/07)

JetBlue's Service between Newburgh, NY and Orlando, FL:



Newburgh, NY (SWF) to Orlando (MCO) to
Orlando (MCO) Newburgh, NY (SWF)
Depart - Arrive Depart - Arrive
7:30am - 10:20am 11:10am - 1:50pm
(effective 12/19/06-1/4/07) (effective 12/19/06-1/4/07)
8:00am - 10:50am 11:30am - 2:10pm
(effective 1/5/07) (effective 1/5/07)
3pm - 5:55pm 6:35pm - 9:15pm
(effective 1/5/07) (effective 1/5/07)

JetBlue's Service between Newburgh, NY and West Palm Beach, FL:



Newburgh, NY (SWF) to West Palm Beach (PBI) to
West Palm Beach, FL (PBI) Newburgh, NY (SWF)
Depart - Arrive Depart - Arrive
11:45am - 2:45pm 3:30pm - 6:15pm
(effective 1/05/07) (effective 1/05/07)

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