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by jfklganyc
Mon Sep 24, 2018 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: $10 Billion JFK Airport Renovation
Replies: 17
Views: 5872

Re: $10 Billion JFK Airport Renovation

Is it lost on anyone over 25 yo that the last $10 billion dollar JFK redo only ended with the completion of the T4 Delta expansion less than a decade ago? That 20 year program included a new tower, airtrain (maxed out), new roadway system (maxed out), T1 (maxed out), T5, expanded T7 (beyond maxed ou...

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by jfklganyc
Fri Sep 21, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: DL launching BOS-LIS in S19
Replies: 47
Views: 6625

Re: Rumor: DL launching BOS-LIS in S19

757s usually do not block an adjacent gate. Not sure the set up in Terminal A.

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by jfklganyc
Fri Sep 21, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: DL launching BOS-LIS in S19
Replies: 47
Views: 6625

Re: Rumor: DL launching BOS-LIS in S19

“I agree with the general idea of your post however B6 does have 85 A321NEO on order which will start arriving next year. B6 does not need the LR to serve Europe from BOS.” I can tell you, despite a.net folklore, B6 isnt even certain the LR can get them to/from Europe without tech stops. It is the r...

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by jfklganyc
Fri Sep 21, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: DL launching BOS-LIS in S19
Replies: 47
Views: 6625

Re: Rumor: DL launching BOS-LIS in S19

Delta doesnt need to turn the screws on JetBlue...Their managements inability To make a decision on a plane while broadcasting their desires for years sets up their own mess. It’s very odd that an airline would publicly disclose it’s intentions to serve Europe When the aircraft to do so hasnt even b...

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by jfklganyc
Wed Sep 19, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 342
Views: 34972

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

BTV and Upstate NY along with ORH are served for POLITICAL reasons. New Air was many years ago...but ol Chuck Schumer is still around. I’m sure they all make money or at least some money...But they aren’t going anywhere There is a reason why JetBlue has slot exemptions at JFK. There is a reason why ...

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by jfklganyc
Wed Sep 19, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 342
Views: 34972

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

Looks like B6 will have a lot of extra planes and crews around. 6-8 transcons a day is around 14 hours of aircraft time times 8. 112 hours of extra plane time per day. 3360 hours of plane time per month. That is around 42 pilots of excess lying around. I wonder if this leads to furloughs or a hiring...

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by jfklganyc
Wed Sep 19, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 342
Views: 34972

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

PSP has mint on it at times. The season keeps getting longer. I think SAV and DAB are safe as these are short flights. It is the western, trans con, once-a-day cities that have issues I would imagine. But it is a big problem going forward. B6 is just not relevant out west. They said they were doubli...

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by jfklganyc
Wed Sep 19, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 342
Views: 34972

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

They cant cut DEN PDX or PHX. That would be akin to CO cutting SLC in the 90s. B6 is major airline and they need to serve those places. I could see ABQ and RNO and other secondary, one flight a day red eye cities getting cut. When (and if) this happens though, B6 will officially be lost in the woods...

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by jfklganyc
Wed Sep 19, 2018 2:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did UA dehub MIA?
Replies: 66
Views: 8425

Re: Why did UA dehub MIA?

I believe PBI and JAX ended too at the time

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by jfklganyc
Tue Sep 18, 2018 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did UA dehub MIA?
Replies: 66
Views: 8425

Re: Why did UA dehub MIA?

They pulled FLL and MIA

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by jfklganyc
Tue Sep 18, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did UA dehub MIA?
Replies: 66
Views: 8425

Re: Why did UA dehub MIA?

The mid 2000s drawdown had nothing to do with the merger! It was before the merger. The merger made them bigger in MIA again. UA withdrew most if not all IAD Florida flying more recently when WN and B6 were awarded DCA slots and used them to move their Florida service to the close in airport. Very R...

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by jfklganyc
Mon Sep 17, 2018 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did UA dehub MIA?
Replies: 66
Views: 8425

Re: Why did UA dehub MIA?

Always the wrong question on this topic... Correct question: how did United go from afocus city to having just a few express flights a day in MIA? Hubs close... but this was pretty dramatic! Okay, I get the crazy draw down, but MIA is not just a few express flights a day. Today, for instance sees t...

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by jfklganyc
Mon Sep 17, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Jersey bill proposes tax hike for United only
Replies: 52
Views: 8036

Re: New Jersey bill proposes tax hike for United only

It is not a partisan issue. There is a huge shortage in funding. NJ is at a crossroads. Right, Left, Center...it is a HUGE problem. Kudos to you, beyond calling me a cable news mouthpiece, for at least acknowledging the problem Taxing everyone to the point of people fleeing isnt a good option (that ...

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by jfklganyc
Mon Sep 17, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Jersey bill proposes tax hike for United only
Replies: 52
Views: 8036

Re: New Jersey bill proposes tax hike for United only

As someone in the NY area, we have really hit the tipping point in terms of these types of politics. NY and NJ stand on the doorstep of becoming the next Illinois. NJs day of reckoning is much closer than NY because it is smaller and doesnt have the Wall St engine pumping in billions. In the year 20...

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by jfklganyc
Mon Sep 17, 2018 6:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia 621 LAX-FCO Divert to SLC 9/13
Replies: 10
Views: 3442

Re: Alitalia 621 LAX-FCO Divert to SLC 9/13

Dumping fuel for an unruly pax? Must have been real bad

Delta is a partner... so maybe using their hub for logistics?

Is this the first time AZ has been to SLC?

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by jfklganyc
Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Jersey bill proposes tax hike for United only
Replies: 52
Views: 8036

Re: New Jersey bill proposes tax hike for United only

Id like to see the PATH extention even started. It seems the Port as become so inept, that unless an airline or private entity is involved (LGA project involved private entities and a strong willed governor) nothing gets done. We have been hearing for years about PATH and a Terminal A replacement......

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by jfklganyc
Sun Sep 16, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue hints at new tail design
Replies: 70
Views: 11810

Re: JetBlue hints at new tail design

I think it’s cute.

Why the haters?

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by jfklganyc
Sun Sep 16, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did UA dehub MIA?
Replies: 66
Views: 8425

Re: Why did UA dehub MIA?

Thank you for that history lesson! Adds color
to important events!

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by jfklganyc
Sun Sep 16, 2018 2:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did UA dehub MIA?
Replies: 66
Views: 8425

Re: Why did UA dehub MIA?

Always the wrong question on this topic...

Correct question: how did United go from afocus city to having just a few express flights a day in MIA?

Hubs close... but this was pretty dramatic!

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by jfklganyc
Sat Sep 15, 2018 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will DL return to HKG again?
Replies: 79
Views: 8104

Re: Will DL return to HKG again?

NRT (now HND) and HKG are like the JFK and LAX of Asia. Or like LHR and CDG in Europe. Delta doesnt have to serve Every city in Asia, but you need to be in Tokyo and Hong Kong if you are a global airline trying to serve Asia. They will be back. As for the person predicting 25 years...25 years in the...

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by jfklganyc
Fri Sep 14, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pre-Merger AA at DCA?
Replies: 16
Views: 2242

Re: Pre-Merger AA at DCA?

Add LGA BOS RDU to the list.

They operated out of the Gate 33 concourse and one of the gates was split into two to gain two regional gates. Pretty decent sized operation

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by jfklganyc
Fri Sep 14, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Jersey bill proposes tax hike for United only
Replies: 52
Views: 8036

Re: New Jersey bill proposes tax hike for United only

This is why people flee from NY and NJ every year.

Tax and spend politics unchecked.

It is so bizzare...to tax your sacred cow. United should be the states darling.

No where else could you find this preverse logic in action

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by jfklganyc
Wed Sep 12, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DAB New Air Service Announcement 9/12
Replies: 82
Views: 6463

Re: DAB New Air Service Announcement 9/12

Toronto is a big deal for DAB. Good for them! I am glad it isnt more LGA JFK service as I want DAB to build on what it has...not kill off service by reaching for the moon like PIT did with Europe How is PIT killing off service? And how is getting flights to Europe reaching for the moon? They gave i...

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by jfklganyc
Wed Sep 12, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DAB New Air Service Announcement 9/12
Replies: 82
Views: 6463

Re: DAB New Air Service Announcement 9/12

Toronto is a big deal for DAB.

Good for them!

I am glad it isnt more LGA JFK service as I want DAB to build on what it has...not kill off service by reaching for the moon like PIT did with Europe

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by jfklganyc
Sun Sep 09, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/9/2018:AA Adds PHX-MSN/GRR;DL Drops CVG-PHX,DTW-PIA;F9 Drops CLT-AUS/SAT;LA Drops LIM-MCO;UA Adds LAX-RDD
Replies: 90
Views: 11307

Re: OAG Changes 9/9/2018:AA Adds PHX-MSN/GRR;DL Drops CVG-PHX,DTW-PIA;F9 Drops CLT-AUS/SAT;LA Drops LIM-MCO;UA Adds LAX-

I was told many years ago by a member of the executive suite at JetBlue that TPA was their worst performing Florida city.

Since then smaller cities like SRQ and DAB have come aboard so TPA may no longer be worst.

But 2 daily JFK TPA in January does say a lot

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by jfklganyc
Sat Sep 08, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS launches SEA-PIT
Replies: 33
Views: 3818

Re: AS launches SEA-PIT

Interesting approach.

Cut newly acquired SFO hub, double down on SEA.

Less risk short term. Lot more risky long term as DL bears down and AS squanders the VX footprint.

Time will tell if the moves they are making now are the right ones.

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by jfklganyc
Wed Sep 05, 2018 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska's been short one A320 for a week now...
Replies: 11
Views: 4284

Re: Alaska's been short one A320 for a week now...

Double time is chump change for an airline. Not a factor. That diversion alone plus reaccomodations for people probably cost them $50,000

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by jfklganyc
Tue Sep 04, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest Airlines Terminal at JFK?
Replies: 11
Views: 1567

Re: Northwest Airlines Terminal at JFK?

Yes same long walk...nicer view.

Old Terminal 4 had no windows if you could believe that!

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by jfklganyc
Tue Sep 04, 2018 10:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA862 almost lands at the wrong airport
Replies: 46
Views: 12383

Re: AA862 almost lands at the wrong airport

Im being quoted for info I didnt post above.

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by jfklganyc
Tue Sep 04, 2018 10:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Primera with TATL from FRA and TXL
Replies: 54
Views: 7383

Re: Primera with TATL from Berlin Tegel

They chose JFK because the route went from 2-3 daily flights to one daily seasonal flight.

A wideopen gap to one of the world’s most important cities that they could walk right into.

EWR is covered by UA to TXL

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by jfklganyc
Tue Sep 04, 2018 10:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why BA is expanding more flights/routes to US than Asia?
Replies: 49
Views: 7002

Re: Why BA is expanding more flights/routes to US than Asia?

1. Historic ties

2. English language (If Americans go to
one city in Europe, it is London)

3. Post, Brexit, America is a safe bet for future growth to Britain

4. As of now, US economy is booming

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by jfklganyc
Mon Sep 03, 2018 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What the heck is going on with American Airlines?
Replies: 196
Views: 29748

Re: What the heck is going on with American Airlines?

“being big in NYC a measurement of success?” Yes, IMO. With 3 large legacies left, you need to be big in NY and LA. You need to be a player there. If you are not a player there, you are not a leader. Again, just my opinion. The days of US Air/TWA sized airlines are over. Lots of talk on a AA focusin...

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by jfklganyc
Mon Sep 03, 2018 10:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest Airlines Terminal at JFK?
Replies: 11
Views: 1567

Re: Northwest Airlines Terminal at JFK?

Terminal 4. Co located with KLM for most of 90s through Delta merger

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by jfklganyc
Mon Sep 03, 2018 10:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What the heck is going on with American Airlines?
Replies: 196
Views: 29748

Re: What the heck is going on with American Airlines?

This is Doug Parker’s airline. And Doug Parker’s playbook. I knew NY was in trouble when the merger occurred. He is just repeating his NY mistake like he did with US. He will draw down JFK and be stuck with an empty terminal and slots...a sale, swap or lease will occur...and then he will have a bunc...

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by jfklganyc
Mon Sep 03, 2018 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swissair 111 crash 20 years ago
Replies: 49
Views: 9342

Re: Swissair 111 crash 20 years ago

There is a tree and plaque between T4 and T5 adjacent the walkway. Nice memorial

That was the second in a trio of crashes from JFK that led to local media dubbing the JFK Curse...ridiculous as that was

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by jfklganyc
Sun Sep 02, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/2/2018:AA/AS/DL/UA/WN
Replies: 79
Views: 10621

Re: OAG Changes 9/2/2018:AA/AS/DL/UA/WN

WN is too big to serve BOS via a secondary airport or NY via a tertiary airport. Those days are over. They get away with it in FLL because FLL and MIA have become the JFK and EWR of the Miami/Fort Lauderdale Metro area. They get away with in HOU and DAL as those airports are the close-in airports. B...

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by jfklganyc
Sun Sep 02, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/2/2018:AA/AS/DL/UA/WN
Replies: 79
Views: 10621

Re: OAG Changes 9/2/2018:AA/AS/DL/UA/WN

Boston is a Mexican Standoff right now. It is simply not big enough to absorb everything B6 DL and WN are throwing at it. Clearly, WN will wind up with a token to medium sized presence. JetBlue will have a large operation around 200 flights Delta will likely have 120 or so flights. And routes that h...

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by jfklganyc
Fri Aug 31, 2018 11:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA862 almost lands at the wrong airport
Replies: 46
Views: 12383

Re: AA862 almost lands at the wrong airport

Demotion to FO?

Haha. Likely not.

This is a loss of situational awareness that was realized and corrected.

A file letter, a meeting, perhaps some recurrent training...nothing more.

Airlines dont operate under fear...If they did they would be a lot more accidents

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by jfklganyc
Fri Aug 31, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Time for AA to monetize JFK slots and Terminal space?
Replies: 111
Views: 14018

Re: Time for AA to monetize JFK slots and Terminal space?

If they could move all OW including BA into T8, that would help JFKs problems. The port authorty and the larger than life governor need to apply this pressure. This frees up space in T1, and allows the B6 build out to T7. As per latest B6 in Europe article, they have planes to grow JFK. They and Del...

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by jfklganyc
Fri Aug 31, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Confirms 767 Retirement Date
Replies: 83
Views: 15702

Re: American Airlines Confirms 767 Retirement Date

Awful planes in Y.

Awful!

Reminded me of an L1011 in the mid 80s.

From an aviation buff perspective, they were cool relics...but they cant be competitive in any way

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by jfklganyc
Thu Aug 30, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Announces EWR-PRG, EWR-NAP, SFO-AMS
Replies: 125
Views: 14728

Re: United Announces EWR-PRG, EWR-NAP, SFO-AMS

FCO was flown from EWR with CO on DC 10s. Did it ever end?

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by jfklganyc
Thu Aug 30, 2018 11:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Time for AA to monetize JFK slots and Terminal space?
Replies: 111
Views: 14018

Re: Time for AA to monetize JFK slots and Terminal space?

PA may put pressure on them, but market realities and costs in NY will just rectify things. I imagine a slot sale and gate space deal (think DL Terminal A in BOS) is in the future. Or a wholesale move of OW into Terminal without a buildout. Ironically, BA and AA Have submitted a joint proposal for T...

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by jfklganyc
Thu Aug 30, 2018 10:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK EWR flight a "Brilliant Strategy"
Replies: 53
Views: 9559

Re: EK EWR flight a "Brilliant Strategy"

Newark is well know for insurance companies, its portugese district, corrupt governance, and high crime.

You sell Newark short!

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by jfklganyc
Wed Aug 29, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cape Air to start JFK
Replies: 52
Views: 5121

Re: Cape Air to start JFK

Runway 31R north of 22R, Idlewild Climb (right turn).

They will rarely wait in line at JFK

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by jfklganyc
Wed Aug 29, 2018 1:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US airlines gear up for next round of Tokyo HND slots allocation ahead of 2020 Olympics
Replies: 94
Views: 9595

Re: US airlines gear up for next round of Tokyo HND slots allocation ahead of 2020 Olympics

a/c dxer wrote:
HA JFK HND with codeshare with JetBlue.



Ooooooohhhh! Different

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by jfklganyc
Tue Aug 28, 2018 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: “Someday jetBlue will be in Europe”
Replies: 154
Views: 13849

Re: “Someday jetBlue will be in Europe”

JetBlue also says it doesn't believe in MINT lounges because all its terminals are built with comfort in mind for ALL that fly JetBlue and that they are very expensive to operate. Without a decent lounge, JetBlue will have a hard time becoming anything more than a niche airline. Why do you think th...

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by jfklganyc
Tue Aug 28, 2018 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Time for AA to monetize JFK slots and Terminal space?
Replies: 111
Views: 14018

Re: Time for AA to monetize JFK slots and Terminal space?

Just ran thru Terminal 8 at 7pm at the end of summer (peak time at the end of peak season) to catch an RJ to ORF. It is a such a ghost town.So sad. It was built with such promise 10 years ago. American’s gateway to NY. Now it reminds me of TWAs last days in T5. Gate after gate in the midfield concou...

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by jfklganyc
Tue Aug 28, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: “Someday jetBlue will be in Europe”
Replies: 154
Views: 13849

Re: “Someday jetBlue will be in Europe”

How could this guy not ask about their on time rate?

Dead last every month.

What a puff piece to not ask about that!

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