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by flyby519
Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: JetBlue orders 13 A321XLR and 10 A223
Replies: 58
Views: 13905

Re: Updated: JetBlue orders 13 A321XLR and 10 A223

HP69 wrote:
Could the 321XLR open the door for a B6 JFK-NRT nonstop?


Fuel stop in ANC.

Merger with Alaska!!!! :banghead: :stirthepot:

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by flyby519
Wed Jun 19, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 758
Views: 107793

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

A good round up of B6 currently: Relevant in BOS but under attack by DL in a medium-sized market Relevant in JFK Leisure market and not much else. But no more slots Relevant in FLL VFR market but gate/terminal constrained Totally irrelevant out west as these round of cuts show. Really not in a good...

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by flyby519
Fri Jun 07, 2019 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 758
Views: 107793

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

It's unfortunate and a little bit scary. MSG was one of the few "adults in the room" in leadership, and JG is likely going to be the downfall of B6. Neither of you know the real reason. Maybe he left for Moxy :stirthepot: A little birdy from the upper management stated this is 100% JG. He...

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by flyby519
Thu May 23, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6, NK and F9 Once LGA Has Been Completed?
Replies: 21
Views: 3323

Re: B6, NK and F9 Once LGA Has Been Completed?

Inside chatter that says otherwise and lots of investment at the MAT for B6. They just can’t replicate that gate situation or ramp space anywhere at the new terminal. It’s important to note that the new terminal is no bigger gate wise than the old terminal At a gate constrained airport like LaGuard...

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by flyby519
Tue Apr 23, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue earnings release 4/23/19
Replies: 48
Views: 6276

Re: JetBlue earnings release 4/23/19

Their financial situation is worsening and now they plan to undertake an extremely expensive undertaking with transatlantic flights. Every hub they operate is in an extremely competitive market. And yes, their fans will say they are "beating" the competition in all of those markets but al...

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by flyby519
Sun Apr 14, 2019 4:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 141681

Re: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021

.....Someone correct me if I'm wrong but does B6 seriously think they can fly the A220 to Europe in an all economy layout? I can see the A321 working with MINT but the A220 in their current configuration would NEVER work out. There are no plans to bring the A220 to Europe in any config. Rumors of a...

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by flyby519
Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 141681

Re: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021

This is, I think, a very important hypothetical that could easily become reality in the near term. Delta, just as an example, has 100 321neos on order that will start being delivered in 2020. This advance notice from B6 gives DL ample time to have a think on how they can respond competitively, and ...

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by flyby519
Thu Apr 11, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 141681

Re: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021

So sources saying JetBlue first few A220 will be ETOPS birds. Robin Hayes is said to be making a LCY announcement later today in London. Each plane will be a 50/50 split Mint and Even more space seating for the LCY market. 6 daily flights 3 JFK and 3 BOS Monday-Friday and 1 and 1 on Saturday/Sunday...

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by flyby519
Thu Apr 11, 2019 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 141681

Re: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021

Or the competitors will start flying A321neoLR as well, and perhaps NMA/A322/etc some day as well. This is, I think, a very important hypothetical that could easily become reality in the near term. Delta, just as an example, has 100 321neos on order that will start being delivered in 2020. This adv...

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by flyby519
Wed Apr 10, 2019 12:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGB seeks to crack down on JetBlue slot usage
Replies: 151
Views: 23357

Re: LGB seeks to crack down on JetBlue slot usage

If JBLU is stepping up to the other Majors? Then why are they hiding in LGB? If they're going to compete? Then Compete! Go into LAX , ONT, SNA, BUR,SAN. There are plenty of services they can offer in SoCal. But LGB? Is a "hiding place" ! LAX is very very difficult to get gate space, JB ha...

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by flyby519
Tue Apr 09, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 141681

Re: Jetblue “Save the Date” All Hands - April 10

EK77WNH wrote:
Do they really want to "bite the hand that feeds them" by going to DUB? Wouldn't that blow up the EI-B6 alliance, or at least strain things a bit?


I suspect it already blew up the moment IAG stepped in.

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by flyby519
Mon Apr 08, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Interested in Widebodies if London is a Success
Replies: 106
Views: 23457

Re: JetBlue Interested in Widebodies if London is a Success

no, they have no such ambitions. I also don't see any reason for widebodies in the near future unless there is merger with HA. XLR will be able to do every plausible mission they need at this point. The only justification I could see is slot/gate constraints in focus cities, as well as constraints ...

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by flyby519
Mon Apr 08, 2019 12:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest commercial with a B6 aircraft in the background
Replies: 21
Views: 4240

Re: Southwest commercial with a B6 aircraft in the background

That must mean they’re about to merge. Ahh, you beat me to it. Yep it's a sure sign that a merger is about to happen. Southwest will finally have the Airbus, where do you think they will fly them? When are they going to start painting them in Southwest colors?? This is unreal, I never thought I wou...

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by flyby519
Sun Apr 07, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Truth in B6/TCX Rumours??
Replies: 34
Views: 6320

Re: Any Truth in B6/TCX Rumours??

All the TMC cities could be linked to JFK and BOS. This would definitely speed up a European expansion timetable for B6. Flyguy I could definitely see TC adding BOS/JFK and a deeper partnership with B6. B6 could offer vacation packages to continental Europe destinations that TC flies to, and TC cou...

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by flyby519
Sun Apr 07, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Truth in B6/TCX Rumours??
Replies: 34
Views: 6320

Re: Any Truth in B6/TCX Rumours??

Flybe519 there are other markets in the UK other than Heathrow ! Thomas Cook/ Condor main bases are Manchester and Frankfurt and they remain primarily tied to supplying capacity to their various group package holiday businesses Their London Long haul fleet consists of just one A332 operating out of...

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by flyby519
Sun Apr 07, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Truth in B6/TCX Rumours??
Replies: 34
Views: 6320

Re: Any Truth in B6/TCX Rumours??

I think some sort of closer partnership is likely, but doubt we would see a merger (at least in the short/mid term). Lots of the TC itineraries from LHR include eastbound to FRA on LH and then DE to the Caribbean. If B6 could get some LHR slots it would make more sense to go westbound to connect to ...

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by flyby519
Fri Apr 05, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 141681

Re: Jetblue “Save the Date” All Hands - April 10

And a three-way comprehensive HA/AS/B6 partnership with full codesharing and reciprocal corporate contracts across the networks would send a harpoon right through that shark.... :stirthepot: That shark, by the way, was in very poor taste. I'm surprised WN leadership allowed that to go on a wall any...

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by flyby519
Fri Apr 05, 2019 1:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 141681

Re: Jetblue “Save the Date” All Hands - April 10

Stop with this Midwest stuff. B6 is going to add BOS flights to Midwest in future. B6 does not have HUBS. They have focus cities and run point to point service. They’ve said bos-cmh/cvg but not this year. Pilots have said they hear B6 made an aquarium of another airline ...guess will know in a coup...

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by flyby519
Wed Apr 03, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 141681

Re: Jetblue “Save the Date” All Hands - April 10

Blueknows wrote:
Pilot rumor is B6 buying another airline


I cant see it happening in the short term. Europe, A321LR/neo, Etops, Mint 2.0, A220 introduction/E190 phaseout are all items that need focus before something like a merger/buyout would be realistic in my opinion.

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by flyby519
Wed Apr 03, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 141681

Re: Jetblue “Save the Date” All Hands - April 10

Its all such a open secret, the big reveal on April 10th is going to be anticlimatic. Instead of "we might fly to Europe someday" its going to be "we are going to fly to Europe someday!" ok wake me up when its on the schedule Haha so true. We have been talking about mayBe doing ...

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by flyby519
Wed Apr 03, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 141681

Re: Jetblue “Save the Date” All Hands - April 10

IMHO, the value in Mint is in the "Throne Seat" and the excellent service received. However, if no "Throne Seats" available and Mint pricing is significantly more than legacy F (or flatbed J), I choose legacy. We will find out in a week, but i think there will be a new layout co...

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by flyby519
Sat Mar 30, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 141681

Re: Jetblue “Save the Date” All Hands - April 10

https://www.businesstraveller.com/busin ... expansion/
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Blueknows wrote:
https://www.businesstraveller.com/business-travel/2017/03/30/sas-sells-heathrow-slots-75-million/
Thats were the profit sharing went


AA bought those

https://www.businesstraveller.com/busin ... expansion/

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by flyby519
Sat Mar 23, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Airlines “strategic review”
Replies: 64
Views: 13899

Re: Thomas Cook Airlines “strategic review”

https://www.ft.com/content/83e460c4-4c86-11e9-8b7f-d49067e0f50d Seperately, Thomas Cook said on Friday it would acquire a stake in the tour operating business of Russia’s Biblio Globus through a joint venture with Ionic Invest. The deal will see Thomas Cook spend $3m for a 30 per cent stake in one o...

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by flyby519
Thu Mar 21, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Situation
Replies: 143
Views: 19570

Re: B6 Situation

Here’s the reality from a seasoned jetblue captain: The company is strong financially, in spite of a leadership team that believes “culture starts at the bottom” Leadership doesn’t believe the employees are an asset but a liability We have a chief operations officer with no operational experience, ...

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by flyby519
Thu Mar 21, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Situation
Replies: 143
Views: 19570

Re: B6 Situation

It is a fallacy that every airline has to fly everywhere. Agree, but do you think that an airline needs to keep growing in order to spread its increasing costs over a larger number of flights? JetBlue is an east coast airline that needs to take a risk expanding into Europe and/or Midwest. They have...

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by flyby519
Wed Mar 20, 2019 1:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 758
Views: 107793

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

jfklganyc wrote:
Europe is for 2021.

It wont be listed on any drop down box.

Supposedly Look for a Michigan city to be announced


Traverse City?!?! I hear it is the Nantucket of the Midwest! :rotfl:

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by flyby519
Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 141681

Re: Jetblue “Save the Date” All Hands - April 10

Hayes has recently said that they prefer Heathrow but if the economics aren't there, they will take other London airports, I think LGW and STN or LCY? Question is, do those airports have limited slot availability or can they pretty much set up camp and if things work out, set up an operation like A...

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by flyby519
Thu Mar 14, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR and Slot Controlled: Not a Question of "If" but "When"
Replies: 13
Views: 2403

Re: EWR and Slot Controlled: Not a Question of "If" but "When"

The downgrade was obviously a thumb in the eye to UA as they were sitting on slots and stagnating airport growth. The amount of EWR delays has skyrocketed since the down grade. If it isnt a clear day, landing south, there are 1.5 hour delays from the morning onward. Clear day, landing north, you wi...

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by flyby519
Thu Mar 14, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 141681

Re: Jetblue “Save the Date” All Hands - April 10

ents ago https://www.thomascookairlines.com/en/c ... -heathrow/ https://www.thomascookairlines.com/en/c ... -heathrow/ Go to FAQ look at flight schedules. LHR IS NOT LISTED AS CITY THEY FLY. Look at there posted schedule no Listing of these flights leaving from LHR..i wonder who got those slots ???...

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by flyby519
Fri Mar 08, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ERJ 175 Pilots bored out of their minds even on regional flights
Replies: 94
Views: 21013

Re: ERJ 175 Pilots bored out of their minds even on regional flights

I don't really see the issue with this. Commercial airliners have never been interesting to fly in the cruise since the beginning of the jet age since it is autopilot on and flying the flight plan with the only difference being manual control of the throttles on older aircraft. I would much rather ...

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by flyby519
Wed Mar 06, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 141681

Re: Jetblue “Save the Date” All Hands - April 10

[ I I've done both EMS on B6 and a lot of FC on AA on short regional type of flights. The only reason I got drunk on the AA flights was because there is no adequately fast internet to use or TV to watch. having said that, I think there are things B6 could do for passengers coming off mint cabin ont...

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by flyby519
Wed Mar 06, 2019 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 141681

Re: Jetblue “Save the Date” All Hands - April 10

there's an article in the UK independent today about this. https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/jetblue-us-flights-boston-new-york-london-low-fares-a8807996.html Not sure there is anything new here - they are suggesting: ⋅ Launch from BOS and JFK as the only two US hubs. &...

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by flyby519
Wed Mar 06, 2019 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 141681

Re: Jetblue “Save the Date” All Hands - April 10

Blueknows wrote:
THROUGH dockets And blogs looks like down to LCY or STN


Is the A220-300 certified for LCY? I know the -100 is.

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by flyby519
Tue Mar 05, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 141681

Re: Jetblue “Save the Date” All Hands - April 10

Having a separate non union European work group would give JetBlue lower cost and more flexibility in the European markets. If by non-union you mean a workforce without a union, Thomas Cook staff work with Unite the union, trying to get rid of Unite would cause quite the s***storm, we all know how ...

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by flyby519
Mon Mar 04, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 141681

Re: Jetblue “Save the Date” All Hands - April 10

Blueknows wrote:
https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-thomas-cook-grp-outlook-idUKKCN1PW0I9
PLANES AND SLOTS


So is this what the April 10th event is for? That would seem odd, "We bought an airline! Lets party!"

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by flyby519
Mon Mar 04, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 141681

Re: Jetblue “Save the Date” All Hands - April 10

cledaybuck wrote:
Does B6 have ETOPS certification?


Not yet, I was recently told 12mo from start to finish for us to get it.

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by flyby519
Mon Mar 04, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 141681

Re: Jetblue “Save the Date” All Hands - April 10

Blueknows wrote:
https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-thomas-cook-grp-outlook-idUKKCN1PW0I9
PLANES AND SLOTS


Hmm, do they have many slots at primary airports like LHR/CDG/AMS?

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by flyby519
Mon Mar 04, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 141681

Re: Jetblue “Save the Date” All Hands - April 10

Blueknows wrote:
B6<MT=?


I don’t see how these two could merge? U.K. ownership restrictions? I assume you’re talking about just the MT certificate for the U.K. airline vs the Thomas Cook Group parent company?

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by flyby519
Sat Mar 02, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 141681

Re: Jetblue “Save the Date” All Hands - April 10

BA744PHX wrote:
LHR and AMS will both be announced


I heard CDG as well in that list as the Top 3

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by flyby519
Fri Mar 01, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 141681

Re: Jetblue “Save the Date” All Hands - April 10

jfklganyc wrote:
Doritos would be a huge deal. It is the most requested item to return “dorrito munchie mix”

London huh?

Just curious...with what plane on what ETOPs certificate?

I hope it is Europe...but they need to get moving if they want to fly to Europe


Oooo that munchie mix...! I like that rumor

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by flyby519
Thu Feb 28, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Profit Sharing
Replies: 31
Views: 3613

Re: B6 Profit Sharing

Hate? Hate what? The reality that one could make more money working elsewhere and/or get profit sharing checks on par with that of my industry peers? Then why don't you quit JetBlue and go work for Delta. :idea: Yea, funny thing. I called up Delta and told them to clear a spot for me and I would be...

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by flyby519
Tue Feb 26, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: jetBlue Announcement Tomorrow, 2/27?
Replies: 84
Views: 14198

Re: jetBlue Announcement Tomorrow, 2/27?

santi319 wrote:
Europe is “imminent”.


Has been for the past decade. At some point it’s time to give up.

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by flyby519
Tue Feb 26, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: jetBlue Announcement Tomorrow, 2/27?
Replies: 84
Views: 14198

Re: jetBlue Announcement Tomorrow, 2/27?

How many flights is BOS up to for Summer 2019?

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by flyby519
Sun Feb 24, 2019 11:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How slots are assigned at JFK or EWR
Replies: 23
Views: 4074

Re: How slots are assigned at JFK or EWR

Any guesses when JFK will remove slot controls like they did with EWR? I was thinking late 2019

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by flyby519
Tue Feb 19, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Probes Southwest Airlines Over Baggage Weight Discrepancies- WSJ
Replies: 98
Views: 13984

Re: FAA Probes Southwest Airlines Over Baggage Weight Discrepancies- WSJ

Performance planning is a WAG at best. If you take exact pax weight data, and exact bag weight data it will only do so much good considering you have inexact weather data, aircraft engine data, tire data, runway data, etc etc etc.

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by flyby519
Thu Feb 14, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A380 Freighter?
Replies: 4
Views: 581

Re: AIRBUS A380 FREIGHTER ?

I quickly glanced at the title and misread "FREIGHTER" for "FIREFIGHTER." Another interesting concept for the future of the fleet

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by flyby519
Thu Feb 14, 2019 2:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 758
Views: 107793

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

Two things: 1). I think B6 already flies MCO-SLC (along with FLL-SLC as well). 2). What do you mean by "a major support center"? Copy/Paste from this below website: Our Salt Lake City support center is the heart of our customer support, or reservations group, where hundreds of crewmembers...

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by flyby519
Mon Feb 11, 2019 1:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Drops BDL-LAS
Replies: 32
Views: 4510

Re: WN Drops BDL-LAS

I wonder if B6 could make this work

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by flyby519
Sat Feb 09, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?
Replies: 250
Views: 28058

Re: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?

HND slot allocations are coming up for 12 slots. Again, B6 won’t take part but 3-4 years from now they will complain about lack of access for HND. :banghead:

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by flyby519
Sat Feb 09, 2019 12:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?
Replies: 250
Views: 28058

Re: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?

I have no problem with keeping things under wraps, but when JB has been making very public declarations about considering Europe for YEARS it begins to get old. JB should have been in europe years ago. Poop or get off the pot. I think they are a victim of the 321NEO NEO-LR NEOXLR progression. They ...

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