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B6 @ MCO 2 New Destinations!

Thu Mar 01, 2007 4:01 am

Rumors has it that B6 is going to start flying to 2 new destinations (connecting the dots) not announced yet out of MCO within the next 3 months!!! Can anyone guess!?
 
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Thu Mar 01, 2007 4:03 am

well, there was the rumor of RDU-MCO... but who knows.. it will probably be a NY airport as that seems to be the norm..
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Thu Mar 01, 2007 4:04 am

Where do they currently fly to MCO from (or have previously announced service)?

I can only think of JFK, BOS, HPN, SWF, SJU... SYR too?

Then my guess is BTV & ROC (the latter is a FL route, isn't it?) Air Tran and JetBlue seem to have a thing for copying each other lately.
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Thu Mar 01, 2007 4:08 am

FL does serve ROC via MCO but I'm sure its 2x daily. If B6 can match these fares i'm sure more people would B6 because of Live TV.

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Thu Mar 01, 2007 4:10 am

Quoting ERJ170 (Reply 1):
well, there was the rumor of RDU-MCO... but who knows.. it will probably be a NY airport as that seems to be the norm..

That would be interesting. I'm not sure though, I agree with MCOFlyer that it is more likely to be upstate and more likely to be an A320 market.

Threadstarter: do you know or are you going off of rumors? Is it possible there is another Caribbean market too?
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Thu Mar 01, 2007 4:13 am

PDX or SEA to compete with AS?  eyebrow   crossfingers   bigthumbsup 
















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Thu Mar 01, 2007 4:22 am

Quoting ERJ170 (Reply 1):
it will probably be a NY airport as that seems to be the norm..

if it is connecting the dots, it won't be to a NY airport since the 5 NY airports we serve already have service to MCO. i'm thinking its probably going to be BTV and/or ROC.

though i'd like to see an MCO-LGB flight (since BUR didn't work w/ the O&D)...at least in LGB there are connection possibilities w/ OAK, SMF, LAS, and SLC.

or go head-on w/ Southwest and do IAD-MCO.

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Thu Mar 01, 2007 4:26 am

Quoting Richierich (Reply 2):
Where do they currently fly to MCO from (or have previously announced service)?

I can only think of JFK, BOS, HPN, SWF, SJU... SYR too?

B6 already serves SYR 1 daily A320
 
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Thu Mar 01, 2007 4:35 am

Quoting B6FA4ever (Reply 6):
or go head-on w/ Southwest and do IAD-MCO

I think that IAD could be a winner. Maybe even LGB or OAK.
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Thu Mar 01, 2007 4:35 am

Quoting B6FA4ever (Reply 6):
if it is connecting the dots, it won't be to a NY airport since the 5 NY airports we serve already have service to MCO. i'm thinking its probably going to be BTV and/or ROC.

though i'd like to see an MCO-LGB flight (since BUR didn't work w/ the O&D)...at least in LGB there are connection possibilities w/ OAK, SMF, LAS, and SLC.

I doubt you'll see anything from LGB thanks to the slot restrictions. It doesn't make sense for JetBlue to essentially waste a precious slot on a redeye to MCO when JFK, ORD, BOS and IAD make more sense. Too bad the Disney express route didn't work out....
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Thu Mar 01, 2007 5:16 am

AUS and BTV are my two bets.

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Thu Mar 01, 2007 5:23 am

Awhile back, B6's route map had a 'mysterious' BUF-MCO when you clicked on Denver, but it is now gone. Could it be that? Then again, BUF-MCO has a good chunk of capacity on it already, with WN up to 3x daily, FL 1x daily (maybe 2?), and I think US might even have a seasonal Saturday service still. Also, fares are low enough already, so B6 isn't "needed." Same goes for ROC- good amount of capacity, and low fares on FL and, seasonally, DL. ALB makes me think, though. Maybe they'll start with a daily flight to MCO? Maybe they'll just leave WN alone.
I can't think of a city that doesn't have MCO service (that B6 would likely serve, anyway), that could warrant it. Who knows; we could see LGB and OAK-MCO pop up on the route map. OAK could have some nice potential for jetBlue. I'd imagine the yields would be pretty good as well, with only UA going to the Bay area from MCO.
 
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Thu Mar 01, 2007 5:38 am

I bet Portland will be one of them since FL just annouced it.
 
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Thu Mar 01, 2007 5:53 am

I would think of PIT being on there... but with low load factors to JFK and BOS, their main bases, and with a slew of other airlines on PIT-MCO like US (737s and A320s), WN (737s) and FL (one daily 717), I don't think B6 will put an A320 or even annother E90 there...

I suppose RDU... but how about ORD, or a Western destination? I guess there is too much competition from ORD with AA and UA and other airlines?
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Thu Mar 01, 2007 5:58 am

I don't think IAD is one of them because of WN on the route. The 2 don't really compete head-to-head.

What about SAN!?!?!?!?
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Thu Mar 01, 2007 6:08 am

Quoting JetBlueNYFL (Reply 14):
What about SAN!?!?!?!?

That was one of the western routes I was thinking of...
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Thu Mar 01, 2007 6:32 am

Quoting JetBluefan1 (Reply 10):
AUS

Not totally out of the question since DL just backed out on the route, but the route is still operated by WN and my suspicion is that there are lower-hanging fruit for B6 to pick from.

Of course, I'd like to be wrong in this case.  Smile

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Thu Mar 01, 2007 6:55 am

SAN-MCO?? Why would that work? If they couldn't make BUR-MCO work, and assuming they are not willing to use a slot for LGB-MCO, why SAN? I guess anything is possible but I doubt it will be a Calif. city.

I'm guessing it will be more upstate NY or VT, possibly PWM. If it even happens at all. I realize life has to go on at B6, but it seems a little soon after last weeks' negative press to be announcing new routes. I'd think another week or two, at least, but I can only guess.
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Thu Mar 01, 2007 6:59 am

Quoting Richierich (Reply 17):
SAN-MCO?? Why would that work? If they couldn't make BUR-MCO work, and assuming they are not willing to use a slot for LGB-MCO, why SAN? I guess anything is possible but I doubt it will be a Calif. city.

SAN has no non-stop service to Florida whatsoever. So SAN-MCO is definitely a possibility and could really be a great route for JetBlue. I heard that it has over 600 O&D.

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Thu Mar 01, 2007 7:13 am

Quoting Richierich (Reply 17):
SAN-MCO?? Why would that work?

SAN in the Highest ranking O&D market from MCO that is not currently served by a direct flight (217 daily passengers 4th QTR 06)

PDX is the next Highest (167 daily passengers, 4th QTR 06). This will be served by AS in Sept07.
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Thu Mar 01, 2007 7:21 am

Quoting Clipper136 (Reply 19):
PDX is the next Highest (167 daily passengers, 4th QTR 06). This will be served by AS in Sept07.

I guess two daily flights would be a bit over-kill then, eh? Smile
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Thu Mar 01, 2007 7:49 am

well looks like one of those new routes is already able to be purchased at jetblue.com

IAD-MCO looked it up and it starts May 1
 
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Thu Mar 01, 2007 7:55 am

I would guess BTV as well since they defiantely have alot of connections to BTV right now through JFK. Would make sense anyway.
 
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Thu Mar 01, 2007 8:07 am

It's probably not ROC, since as MCOFlyer noted FL runs 2x daily nonstop. What I can't believe is that no one is serving ROC-South Florida daily. FL only brought back Saturday-only ROC-FLL this winter. Granted, Faremeasure is 2-year old data but if anything, the route probably has more than the 146 daily pax they're showing right now. JetBlue could probably easily run a daily EMB-190 on the route. One more flight they wouldn't have to run through JFK.

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Thu Mar 01, 2007 8:16 am

Quoting DCA-ROCguy (Reply 23):
It's probably not ROC, since as MCOFlyer noted FL runs 2x daily nonstop. What I can't believe is that no one is serving ROC-South Florida daily. FL only brought back Saturday-only ROC-FLL this winter. Granted, Faremeasure is 2-year old data but if anything, the route probably has more than the 146 daily pax they're showing right now. JetBlue could probably easily run a daily EMB-190 on the route. One more flight they wouldn't have to run through JFK.

jetBlue would love to add more flights, but outside of adding flights in the early morning or late night, they are maxed out of gatespace at FLL. And the new routes they have added lately to HPN and SWF have come at the expense of JFK and EWR frequencies.
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Thu Mar 01, 2007 9:11 am

Quoting JetBlueNYFL (Reply 14):
What about SAN!?!?!?!?



Quoting Steeler83 (Reply 15):
SAN: that was one of the western routes I was thinking of...



Quoting Richierich (Reply 17):
SAN-MCO?? Why would that work? If they couldn't make BUR-MCO work, and assuming they are not willing to use a slot for LGB-MCO, why SAN?

Well, for starters, see below:

Quoting JetBluefan1 (Reply 18):
SAN has no non-stop service to Florida whatsoever. So SAN-MCO is definitely a possibility and could really be a great route for JetBlue.



Quoting Clipper136 (Reply 19):
SAN is the highest ranking O&D market from MCO that is not currently served by a direct flight (217 daily passengers 4th QTR 06)

So there you have it; SAN it is! JetBlue, are you listening?

Seriously, I've been saying this ever since B6 announced the failure of the DisneyExpress from BUR. Someone simply
has to start SAN-MCO this year and I would love to see it be B6; FL is another candidate and has already mentioned
this route as a possibility in the near future...

To further the remarks by Clipper136, MCO is also the largest O&D market out of SAN without nonstop service (surpassed only by RNO which will receive n/s service from our friends at WN in 12 days!) BTW 'Clipper, where did you get 4Q-2006 stat's? The 3Q-2006 figures on the DOT site show 405 daily O&D pax; 2Q-2006 number was 457.

Come on Neeleman; wouldn't a nice high-passenger route between 2 snow and ice-free cities appeal to you right about now???

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Thu Mar 01, 2007 9:29 am

Maybe MFE..............maybe to compete with G4 (MFE-SFB) during the summer.
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Thu Mar 01, 2007 9:50 am

Wow...2 daily to IAD! I guess the FLL and PBI flights are doing well. And this goes head-to-head with WN. The only other route with such a claim is IAD-LAS.

I wonder what the other destination is...

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Thu Mar 01, 2007 9:57 am

AND a third MCO-SJU is being added this summer. It seems like that route is doing really well, as is MCO-BQN.

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Thu Mar 01, 2007 10:02 am

Quoting JetBluefan1 (Reply 27):
Wow...2 daily to IAD!

The problem is, when I looked up IAD-MCO.. B6 was asking $299 each way!!! For ORLANDO??? Come ON!!!!
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Thu Mar 01, 2007 10:07 am

Quoting Richierich (Reply 17):
SAN-MCO?? Why would that work? If they couldn't make BUR-MCO work, and assuming they are not willing to use a slot for LGB-MCO, why SAN? I guess anything is possible but I doubt it will be a Calif. city.

SAN-MCO has the highest number of passengers without non-stop service, says a friend of mine that works for MCO.
 
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Thu Mar 01, 2007 10:10 am

When will MCO become a base?
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Thu Mar 01, 2007 10:24 am

Quoting SANFan (Reply 25):
'Clipper, where did you get 4Q-2006 stats? The 3Q-2006 figures on the DOT site show 405 daily O&D pax; 2Q-2006 number was 457.

Stats came from MCO website.....and are actually for 3rd qtr 06 (Jul-Sep), not 4th qtr.

also shows

OAK - 151 daily pax
SMF - 138
SJC - 134
ONT - 131
OMA - 123
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Thu Mar 01, 2007 10:27 am

Quoting Ack426 (Reply 30):
SAN-MCO has the highest number of passengers without non-stop service, says a friend of mine that works for MCO.

...and friends of yours explained in replies 19 and 25 above...  Wink

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Thu Mar 01, 2007 10:43 am

Quoting DCA-ROCguy (Reply 23):
Faremeasure is 2-year old data but if anything, the route probably has more than the 146 daily pax they're showing right now.

2006 3Q DOT data has the route down to 136 per day.

The top routes from ROC with over 100 daily passengers (each way):

1. JOHN F KENNEDY INTL (JFK) 842
2. ORLANDO INTL (MCO) 493
3. ATLANTA INTL (ATL) 419
4. LOGAN INTL (BOS) 346
5. TAMPA INTL (TPA) 293
6. BALTIMORE WASHINGTON INTL (BWI) 265
7. CHICAGO OHARE INTL (ORD) 208
8. NEWARK LIBERTY INTL (EWR) 186
9. LA GUARDIA (LGA) 179
10. MC CARRAN LAS VEGAS INTL (LAS) 155
11. CHARLOTTE DOUGLAS INTL (CLT) 151
12. DENVER INTL (DEN) 150
13. FORT LAUDERDALE HOLLYWOOD INTL (FLL) 136
14. DALLAS FORT WORTH INTL (DFW) 135
15. LOS ANGELES INTL (LAX) 124
16. SAN FRANCISCO INTL (SFO) 102
17. RALEIGH DURHAM INTL (RDU) 100
18. PHILADELPHIA INTL (PHL) 100

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Thu Mar 01, 2007 11:32 am

Air Tran does not seem to know what frequency to use on the route. It looks like it goes back to 1 daily in the future. I think B6 would be able to make it work. BUF and ALB to MCO both have a few frequencies. With ROC-MCO on B6 you can connect to Puerto Rico.

[Edited 2007-03-01 03:32:58]

[Edited 2007-03-01 03:39:07]

[Edited 2007-03-01 03:39:44]
 
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Thu Mar 01, 2007 12:29 pm

Quoting RocANDtpa (Reply 35):
With ROC-MCO on B6 you can connect to Puerto Rico.

Thats good for Caribbean bound pax.

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Thu Mar 01, 2007 1:05 pm

You can count LGB out of the answer. Nothing in the system for a new city out of LGB. I would venture to say the choices are RDU, ORD, IAD or maybe something like BNA??
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Thu Mar 01, 2007 1:14 pm

Given how well MCO-SJU and MCO-BQN appear to be doing, could the other new route be MCO-PSE?
 
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Thu Mar 01, 2007 1:35 pm

I heard that MCO - PSE was loaded into Minisoft
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Thu Mar 01, 2007 1:53 pm

In my opinion, it will be an East Coast city already with a strong B6 presence. I don't see them adding anything out West unfortunately (though I agree I would like to see it).

Also good to see B6 doing a bit more "connecting of the dots" nowadays as they try to continue their expanssion plans.
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Thu Mar 01, 2007 2:18 pm

Ok one of them is MCO-IAD. I thought there was 2 new destinations from MCO, or was it 2 new flights???
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Thu Mar 01, 2007 4:37 pm

I think MCO-IAD was only a matter of time. With Indy's removal and United only running a few flights a day with TED it was an easy decision to run it. Does WN run IAD-MCO?
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Thu Mar 01, 2007 8:50 pm

BOS-BDA/CLT have also been uploaded. 1x each with the E190. BDA is seasonal.

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Thu Mar 01, 2007 9:03 pm

Look for RDU to go +1 to JFK... no other schedule changes...

Wed, 01 Aug 07 Flight 1100
6:05 am Depart Raleigh-Durham, NC (RDU)
7:37 am Arrive New York, NY (JFK)

Wed, 01 Aug 07 Flight 1102
10:55 am Depart Raleigh-Durham, NC (RDU)
12:23 pm Arrive New York, NY (JFK)

Wed, 01 Aug 07 Flight 1106
3:15 pm Depart Raleigh-Durham, NC (RDU)
4:53 pm Arrive New York, NY (JFK)

Wed, 01 Aug 07 Flight 1110 ***New Flight***
6:10 pm Depart Raleigh-Durham, NC (RDU)
7:55 pm Arrive New York, NY (JFK)

Wed, 01 Aug 07 Flight 1108 ***Retimed***
8:10 pm Depart Raleigh-Durham, NC (RDU)
9:46 pm Arrive New York, NY (JFK)

Also notice CLT gets +1 to JFK also

[Edited 2007-03-01 13:05:47]
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Thu Mar 01, 2007 11:10 pm

Interesting, that makes two routes where B6 and WN now compete head to head. It'll be interesting to see if they both survive or if one displaces the other. Anyone hear any info on how both are doing on the IAD-LAS route?
 
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Fri Mar 02, 2007 12:51 am

Im glad to see more growth here at MCO... I just didnt want to see anymore PR flights. Those people pack like animals... Atleast we got IAD  Smile
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Fri Mar 02, 2007 1:14 am

Just announced seasonal service MCO-PSE 1x a daily and MCO-IAD 2x daily and some others....

Here is the PR from jetblue.com

Low-fare Service to Santo Domingo(a) Starting At $109(a)
Each Way Begins May 24

New Route Between Boston and Bermuda(a) Begins May 1;
Orlando to Ponce Flights Begin May 24

JetBlue to Offer Nearly 200 Weekly Flights to the
Islands This Summer

NEW YORK, March 1, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq:JBLU) today announces a major expansion of service to its customers' favorite island destinations with the launch of nonstop service this spring between Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport, as well as the launch of new nonstop service between Boston and Bermuda and between Orlando and Ponce, Puerto Rico. Bermuda flights begin May 1 while Santo Domingo and Ponce flights begin May 24.

JetBlue will also add additional daily flights for the peak summer season on existing routes between New York/JFK and Aruba; New York/JFK and Santiago, Dominican Republic; and between Orlando and San Juan, Puerto Rico. With today's announcement, JetBlue will this summer offer more flights to the Caribbean/Atlantic region (b) than any other low-fare airline, with nearly 200 weekly flights from Boston, New York/JFK and Orlando.

Santo Domingo: Bello y ahora azul

JetBlue will launch service to the Dominican capital with two daily flights from New York/JFK beginning May 24, 2007. Flights will be operated with 150-seat Airbus A320 aircraft, featuring industry-leading legroom and a complimentary selection of first-run movies and bonus features from FOX InFlight(tm)(c). Santo Domingo will be JetBlue's 53rd destination, and its ninth city in the Caribbean/Atlantic region. To celebrate its new service to Las Americas International Airport, JetBlue is offering introductory one-way fares between New York and Santo Domingo starting at $109(a) each way. The airline previously served Santo Domingo from 2004 to 2005.

"Que mucho te extranyamos, Santo Domingo! We're thrilled to be returning to your beautiful city this spring," said JetBlue Founder and CEO David Neeleman. "The Dominican community has been one of our biggest supporters since we started service to the island in 2004. We brought low fares and great service, and they gave us their loyalty. This is our way of saying 'thanks'."

JetBlue's schedule between New York and Santo Domingo:



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Santo Domingo, DR (SDQ) New York, NY (JFK)
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10:20 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.
(eff. July 1) (eff. July 1)
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(next day) (eff. May 24) (eff. May 25)
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JetBlue currently serves the Dominican Republic with daily service to Santiago from New York/JFK. The low-fare airline will add a second daily flight on the JFK-Santiago route between July 1 and October 31 (d).

Blue Skies Over Bermuda

JetBlue will introduce new low-fare service between Boston and Bermuda for the peak summer season between May 1 and October 31. Flights will be operated with JetBlue's spacious 100-seat EMBRAER 190 jets with fares starting as low as $99 each way (a). JetBlue currently operates daily service between Bermuda and New York/JFK and is the only low-fare airline offering scheduled service to the island.

"At Boston Logan we couldn't be happier to add JetBlue to our family of airlines offering international service and we look forward to working with them as they continue to grow at Logan," said Massport's CEO and Executive Director Thomas J. Kinton, Jr. "Bermuda has always been a popular vacation destination and JetBlue is sure to bring to that route their brand of quality service that we have all come to expect and to enjoy."

JetBlue's schedule between Boston and Bermuda:



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Boston, MA (BOS) Bermuda (BDA) to
to Bermuda (BDA) Boston, MA (BOS)
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Depart - Arrive Depart - Arrive
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10:40 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 2:45 p.m. - 4:05 p.m.
(eff. May 1 - Oct. 31) (eff. May 1 - Oct. 31)
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All times local
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The most Puerto Rican destinations from Orlando

JetBlue will continue to strengthen its position in central Florida this spring with the launch of new daily nonstop service from Orlando International Airport to Mercedita Airport in Ponce, Puerto Rico, beginning May 24. Flights will operate daily through September 3 with fares starting at $79(a) each way. In addition, JetBlue will add a third daily nonstop flight between Orlando and San Juan for the summer season. JetBlue offers more service to more Puerto Rican destinations from Orlando - Aguadilla, Ponce, and San Juan - than any other airline.

JetBlue's schedule between Orlando and Ponce:



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Orlando, FL (MCO) to Ponce, PR (PSE) to
Ponce, PR (PSE) Orlando, FL (MCO)
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11:10 p.m. - 2:05 a.m. 3:00 a.m. - 6:10 a.m.
(next day) (eff. May 24 - Sept. 3) (eff. May 25 - Sept. 4)
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All times local
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In addition to its nonstop service to the Caribbean and Bermuda, JetBlue also offers convenient connections to the region from dozens of destinations across the low-fare carrier's U.S. network including Buffalo and Rochester, NY; Burlington, VT; Portland, ME; Washington, DC/Dulles; Pittsburgh, PA; Charlotte and Raleigh/Durham, NC; Chicago, IL/O'Hare; Denver, CO; and Burbank and San Francisco, CA (e).

Customers enrolled in JetBlue's customer loyalty program, TrueBlue, will earn four TrueBlue points each way for nonstop flights between Orlando and Puerto Rico; four points each way for nonstop flights between Boston and Bermuda; and six points each way for flights between New York and the Dominican Republic. Double TrueBlue points are awarded for travel purchased online at www.jetblue.com. Customers can earn TrueBlue points even faster by using the JetBlue Card from American Express. Every time cardholders purchase JetBlue travel with the Card, or earn at least one TrueBlue point through other purchasing using the Card, all TrueBlue points in the member's account automatically extend for another 12 months.

JetBlue Airways is focused on creating a new airline category -- an airline that offers value, service and style. Based in New York City, and now in its seventh year, the low-cost carrier currently serves 50 destinations with more than 500 flights daily. JetBlue has the most legroom in coach (f) and is America's first and only airline to offer its own Customer Bill of Rights, which makes provisions for compensation when flights are cancelled or delayed (g). In addition to its signature seatback television service, the low-fare, high-value airline offers customers generous brand name snacks and beverages, including freshly brewed Dunkin' Donuts(r) coffee, and delicious wines selected by the airline's Low Fare Sommelier, Josh Wesson from Best Cellars(r). With JetBlue, all seats are assigned, all travel is ticketless, all fares are one-way, and an overnight stay is never required. For more information, schedules and fares, please visit www.jetblue.com or call JetBlue reservations at 1-800-JETBLUE (538-2583) from the U.S., Puerto Rico and Bermuda; 1-200-9898 from the Dominican Republic; or 297-588-5388 from Aruba.

(a) Service to Bermuda and Santo Domingo is subject to receipt of government operating authority. All fares are subject to change without notice. Introductory fares require a 14-day advance purchase. Travel must be booked by March 14, 2007, 11:59 PM MST. Boston-Bermuda travel must take place between May 1, 2007 and June 15, 2007. New York-Santo Domingo and Orlando-Ponce travel must take place between May 24, 2007 and June 15, 2007. All travel must be completed by June 15, 2007. Sale fares may not be available on all days or on all flights. Sale fares are most often found on midweek travel dates. Blackout dates for travel from Boston to Bermuda are May 24-26, 2007; blackout dates for travel from Bermuda to Boston are May 27-29, 2007. All fares must be purchased at time of reservation, and are one-way, nonrefundable, and nontransferable. Cancellations and changes can be made prior to scheduled departure for $30 at 1-800-JETBLUE (1-200-9898 if located in the Dominican Republic, 1-800-884-9616 if located in Bermuda) or at jetblue.com (in the case of changes), with applicable fare adjustment. Cancellations are for a JetBlue travel credit only, which is valid for one year. If a reservation is not changed or canceled prior to scheduled departure, all money associated with the reservation is forfeited. Fares do not include Passenger Facility Charges of up to $9 each way, September 11th Security Fees of up to $2.50 each way and a Federal Segment Tax of $3.40 per domestic segment. A segment is a takeoff and landing. Caribbean and International fares also do not include government fees and taxes of up to $72.05 each way. Puerto Rico fares also do not include a US Departure Tax of $15.10 each way. All taxes and fees must be paid at the time of purchase. JetBlue reserves the right to deny boarding to passengers without proper documentation. Other restrictions apply. (c)2007 JetBlue Airways.

(b) Caribbean/Atlantic region defined as Oranjestad, Aruba; Hamilton, Bermuda; Nassau, Bahamas; Santiago, and Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; and Aguadilla, Ponce, and San Juan, Puerto Rico.

(c) DIRECTV(r) service is not available on flights outside the continental United States; however, where applicable FOX InFlight(tm) is offered complimentary on these routes. FOX InFlight(tm) is a trademark of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. JetBlue's in-flight entertainment is powered by LiveTV, a wholly owned subsidiary of JetBlue.

(d) JetBlue is currently selling seats through September 4, 2007.

(e) Service to San Francisco begins May 3.

(f) JetBlue has the most legroom in coach, based on average fleet-wide seat pitch for U.S. airlines.

(g) For full details of JetBlue's Customer Bill of Rights, visit www.jetblue.com/promise

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aarbee
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B6 @ MCO 2 New Destinations!

Fri Mar 02, 2007 2:11 am

This is good. More N/S to IAD from MCO. Cool!
Love the AIXes
 
skoker
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B6 @ MCO 2 New Destinations!

Fri Mar 02, 2007 3:21 am

Quoting PanAm330 (Reply 11):
Awhile back, B6's route map had a 'mysterious' BUF-MCO when you clicked on Denver, but it is now gone. Could it be that? Then again, BUF-MCO has a good chunk of capacity on it already, with WN up to 3x daily, FL 1x daily (maybe 2?), and I think US might even have a seasonal Saturday service still. Also, fares are low enough already, so B6 isn't "needed." Same goes for ROC- good amount of capacity, and low fares on FL and, seasonally, DL. ALB makes me think, though. Maybe they'll start with a daily flight to MCO? Maybe they'll just leave WN alone.I can't think of a city that doesn't have MCO service (that B6 would likely serve, anyway), that could warrant it. Who knows; we could see LGB and OAK-MCO pop up on the route map. OAK could have some nice potential for jetBlue. I'd imagine the yields would be pretty good as well, with only UA going to the Bay area from MCO.

Currently I think we see to MCO (direct only):

2x WN 73G
1x WN 733

1x FL 712 (2X seasonally, historically)

1x US 734 (was seasonal, think it's been discontinued)