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by mjgbtv
Sat Jun 22, 2019 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 562
Views: 64283

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

I was in BTV yesterday. Frontier had cancelled the Denver flight that day. How do they deal with that? Will they rebook on united or other carriers or do you have to wait for days? Doubt there was room to rebook an entire plane on the next flight. I think that’s just the downside of depending on UL...

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by mjgbtv
Wed Jun 19, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 580
Views: 81093

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

BTV and Upstate NY cities are served for political reasons along with SWF and ORH Stop fixating on them...they aren’t going anywhere how exactly is BTV served for political reasons? genuinely curious since I've never heard this before. I am curious also. I have heard it before but never seen it exp...

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by mjgbtv
Wed Jun 19, 2019 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 562
Views: 64283

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

Frontier just extended their schedules into March and BTV-MCO is back as of November, but now 4x per week. That is up from 2x or sometimes 3x per week this past winter. DEN appears to be stopping in November. It never seemed clear if this was planned to be seasonal from the beginning or not.

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by mjgbtv
Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flight Numbers
Replies: 45
Views: 4829

Re: Flight Numbers

B6 sometimes has the same last digits for all flights on the same route. For example JFK-BTV has 34, 234, 1634 and JFK-ROC has 286, 486 and 586. Some of the BOS-DCA flights are -89. BTV and ROC have been around a long time. I don't believe this is often or ever done on new routes or added flights.

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by mjgbtv
Wed Jun 12, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 562
Views: 64283

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

Here’s an article on the new North-South terminal connections project at BTV. I thought the following was noteworthy: “The enclosed ramp will be made from shipping containers, which airport officials also used in February to create a new gateway ramp when Frontier first started operating out of Bur...

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by mjgbtv
Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 562
Views: 64283

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

B6 is back for the summer with 3x daily to JFK, based on the seat maps from their booking site it looks like some flights are totally sold out weeks in advance. I wonder what it would take for them to return to year-round service Based on passenger counts I think it would take them reducing to 2x p...

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by mjgbtv
Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 562
Views: 64283

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

For the BTV watchers, I think everyone knows that AA is all-RJ at BTV for the summer peak season. But I was poking through the schedules and found that AA does a turnabout and brings mainline back on PHL-BTV in early Oct, with 3x/day E190s (in addition to 2x/day RJs). The 3x/day E190s continue into...

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by mjgbtv
Sat Jun 08, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 562
Views: 64283

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

A few notes on the BTV-DEN route: Today was the first UA flight, and according to a video posted by BTV the arriving flight (A320) was full and there were over 140 passengers on the outgoing flight. Meanwhile, F9 has added Saturday flights to DEN for the month of June, which I don't believe was part...

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by mjgbtv
Mon Jun 03, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 562
Views: 64283

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

DL's Summer season starts 6/8. Changes from 1x 717, to 2x (737 and CR9). I'll be on the 737 on the 11th. Somehow my first true mainline to/from BTV from the Big 3. Most people probably wouldn't give a 737-700 a second glance. After all, Southwest operates 500+. But the DL 737-700 is a very rare bir...

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by mjgbtv
Sun Jun 02, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 562
Views: 64283

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

So I have moved from Vermont post-highschool, but still actively follow BTV and still have family up there. For those in the know, where is BTV on future expansion? I know they have the hotel which has been some years in the works, but terminal wise, airline wise anything? If F9 sticks and add more...

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by mjgbtv
Thu May 30, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 562
Views: 64283

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

Yep, I can confirm BTV's plan to create a post-TSA walkway, connecting the North and South terminals. The cost is expected to be $300,000 and construction could start next month. https://go.boarddocs.com/vt/burlingtonvt/Board.nsf/files/BCMTBN5F8316/$file/FY19%20Budget%20Amendment%20Airport%20Commis...

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by mjgbtv
Sat May 25, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 562
Views: 64283

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

OY (Omni Air) flew a military charter to BTV today with a 772. I believe this might be the first 777 at BTV. Does anyone know differently?

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by mjgbtv
Sat May 18, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 562
Views: 64283

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

Smart move. Not sure on the gate situation, but could help split up a airline utilizing N and S concourses if they are anticipating some additional flights to come in the future from say F9. For example UA could use a gate on both N and S side and their PAX would be able to enter and traverse the c...

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by mjgbtv
Thu May 02, 2019 11:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 562
Views: 64283

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

I only see 15 empty seats on the BTV-ORD segment today. The 739 is alot larger than a 319. Looks like there was a need for extra seats, so it kind of worked out today. UA was not flying any mainline to BTV in April, and I don't think May is that much better for traffic, so maybe there is a frequenc...

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by mjgbtv
Wed Apr 17, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 562
Views: 64283

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

What exactly is going on at PHL? It's obviously very important for our Northern New England airports so I was very concerned to see cut after cut (frequency reductions and/or downguaging) over the last couple of months through the summer. Looking at the schedule they have loaded for BTV through '19...

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by mjgbtv
Sun Apr 07, 2019 11:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 562
Views: 64283

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

For BTV, today marked the last operational flight of the F16 for the VT ANG. Last flight took off at 1:58pm, in tribute to the 158th FW. https://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/story/news/local/2019/04/02/vermont-air-national-guard-f-16-fighter-jet-final-flight-burlington-international-airport/33396640...

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by mjgbtv
Fri Mar 29, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 562
Views: 64283

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

btvhopper wrote:
If B6 is moving to the north side at BTV then hopefully F9 will take over one of their actual gates in the Delta terminal. The ramp F9 is using now is an absolute embarrassment.


Embarrassment in what way? Because it does not have a jet bridge? I wonder if that could be F9's choice?

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by mjgbtv
Fri Mar 29, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Q1 All New US Routes
Replies: 12
Views: 1992

Re: Q1 All New US Routes

At least some of the extra Thursday F9 BTV-MCO flights have been A321s.

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by mjgbtv
Wed Mar 27, 2019 1:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 562
Views: 64283

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

PNS shows on the PVD dropdown too but that doesn’t mean it’s nonstop. BOI and FAT show up on BTV’s dropdown too. And if you play with the booking engine, you can book a BTV-BOI and FAT flight. F9 is notorious for 'ghost booking's ahead of announcements. Yes, PVD is showing to PNS too, as a 'ghost b...

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by mjgbtv
Fri Mar 22, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 562
Views: 64283

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

I noticed on FR24 today that tomorrow's and next Thursday's flights are scheduled to be A321s. In terms of passengers I believe those will be the largest scheduled flights to have operated at BTV. Sometime in the 80's, USAir flew a one-off 757-200 PIT-BTV as a special upgauge around the Christmas h...

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by mjgbtv
Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 562
Views: 64283

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

Interestingly, F9 carried more pax out of PWM in November and December than they did in July and August. A good indication that the winter Florida routes are performing well. F9 2018 origin pax numbers from Portland Jul- 3,465 Aug - 5,579 Sept- 4,460 Oct- 5,883 Nov- 5,853 Dec- 6,013 BTV as well, se...

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by mjgbtv
Thu Mar 07, 2019 2:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 562
Views: 64283

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

With the new passenger count, it will interesting if they can compete with the 2-5 category I'd love it if they could but that may be a bridge too far. Not only is it from "top of one league" to "bottom of the next," but I am not sure they are capable of adding many more destina...

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by mjgbtv
Tue Mar 05, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible slight change to JetBlue Livery...
Replies: 8
Views: 3081

Re: Possible slight change to JetBlue Livery...

I'd guess that the jetOpinions branding is supposed to associate somewhat with Jet Blue without being mistaken for an actual Jet Blue entity.

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by mjgbtv
Mon Mar 04, 2019 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2019
Replies: 274
Views: 30582

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2019

Check this out. G4 #9204 from SFB-SYR got all the way to the DC area and then just decided to do a u-turn and go back to SFB. WTH? https://flightaware.com/live/flight/AAY9204 That doesn't look like a regular flight. 9204 seems to be one-off routes. Maybe it was a re-positioning flight and something...

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by mjgbtv
Wed Feb 27, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: "International Airport" with NO international service
Replies: 58
Views: 7054

Re: "International Airport" with NO international service

Can you give us any examples? ERI, BTV, ABE,ILM. I don't count Canada. It's a civic pride thing. BTV had scheduled seasonal service from YTZ on Porter for the past few years. It also gets around 3-4 international GA arrivals per day according to Flightaware plus regular untracked GA and military/go...

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by mjgbtv
Mon Feb 25, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upstate New York Thread - 2019
Replies: 274
Views: 30582

Re: Upstate New York Thread - 2019

I'm thinking 'competition' means that DL is looking for the best incentives/risk sharing package since neither route looks like a sure thing?

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by mjgbtv
Sun Feb 24, 2019 11:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 562
Views: 64283

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

Portlander wrote:
2018 enplanements: PWM 2,134,430 MHT 1,818,265 BTV ???????


BTV should be around 1,300,000

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by mjgbtv
Fri Feb 22, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 562
Views: 64283

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

btvhopper wrote:
This is a dumb question, but does BGR get EAS funding? That’s an absolute game changer for getting an airline to serve the BOS route.


Looks like BGR is not EAS eligible.

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by mjgbtv
Thu Feb 21, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 562
Views: 64283

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

So BTV UGE is currently short over 15 employees. If they would go mainline the station would get a huge upgrade. I see BTV Changing to mainline very soon. The contract jobs just can’t do it like the mainline guys/girls. Also mainline pays better and would help attract more people to apply. UGE, lik...

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by mjgbtv
Thu Feb 21, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 562
Views: 64283

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

Concord Coach and C&J Trailways basically is the turboprop commuter line of Logan which came in place after Business Express and other props folded going to BOS. With over 10 runs from Portland, there would never be a flight to BOS and being 2 hours away makes no sense. BTV has greyhound to Sou...

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by mjgbtv
Thu Feb 21, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 562
Views: 64283

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

ROC certainly makes more sense on the face of it, but as noted there are already two airlines serving ROC-BOS, so that should make it a bit more difficult choice. It still seems strange to me that DL would want to make it a 3-way competition at ROC. Regarding connections, I would much rather make a ...

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by mjgbtv
Thu Feb 21, 2019 2:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 562
Views: 64283

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

As the article notes, there were once a great many BOS-BTV flights, on several carriers. But each of those carriers apparently found the market to be less than profitable. What has changed to make it potentially better? Unless roads are bad, the drive is not much than three hours. I agree that both...

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by mjgbtv
Tue Feb 19, 2019 2:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 562
Views: 64283

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

Guess I could have added UA's Saturday mainline to DEN which starts in June. So if we pick a Saturday during the summer PWM could have around 23 mainline flights which is the most I can ever recall. Maybe hopper would know historically because there were quite a few mainline flights in the late 90'...

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by mjgbtv
Fri Feb 15, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 562
Views: 64283

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

There isn’t a ron Btv-Den because BTV DOESNT HAVE CATERING. Also if UA starts Ron a den flight we can welcome back mainline employees. See BTV UA is run By UGE. So United mainline employees do not work at BTV. UA mainline will come back of planes operate for 6 months or more. This is per there unio...

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by mjgbtv
Fri Feb 15, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 562
Views: 64283

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

I didn’t look at the timing of the DEN flights much. They must really be focused on nonstop O&D then. I think it does exist. Anyway, the timing is definitely one of the reason why I would’ve much preferred an RON, say Friday inbound to BTV (or PWM since these are essentially identical routes), ...

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by mjgbtv
Wed Feb 13, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 562
Views: 64283

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

It seems kind of crazy a flight as short as BOS-LGA would be allowed to take off if it wasn't going to be ok to land? We are talking 180 miles! The plane on takeoff is getting ready to be lined up in the hold to land into LGA. Seems like it should have just been delayed in BOS. Longer flights sure ...

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by mjgbtv
Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 562
Views: 64283

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

If you are going off the OAG post they only list changes from the same month the previous year. It looks like DL does have two dailies in July and August but they did last year as well so the OAG list would not show anything. Did they last year? IIRC it was only one daily to ATL (and usually A320, ...

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by mjgbtv
Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 562
Views: 64283

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

Looks like DL is adding a 2nd daily for BTV-ATL for the summer. With AA retrenching a tad bit (5 dailies to PHL this summer vs 6--all mainline--dailies last year) it's nice to DL fill a void a bit that should keep price pressure on UA. Looks like the 2nd ATL flight is a CRJ900, while former mainlin...

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by mjgbtv
Tue Jan 29, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA responds to Frontier starting BTV-DEN, launches their own seasonal service
Replies: 71
Views: 7532

Re: UA responds to Frontier starting BTV-DEN, launches their own seasonal service

I am a little surprised they went with a 320, seems like a perfect EMB route to me. For 1x weekly it's catering to ski and snowboard traffic which is actually a pretty smart move on their part. Recall if you have "The Pass" for the winter season in CO, some packages allow for skiing in St...

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by mjgbtv
Sat Jan 26, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 562
Views: 64283

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

Can you post the numbers for DEN? There's a lot of talk about how good the numbers are, but I don't think anyone's actually shown them. Here are the numbers for 2017 and 2018. This is daily each way: 2017 Q1 34 2017 Q2 41 2017 Q3 51 2017 Q4 46 2018 Q1 39 2018 Q2 53 You can get this here: https://da...

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by mjgbtv
Fri Jan 25, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 562
Views: 64283

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

DEN has been a long-sought route. It's the 2nd most popular destination (after SFO) for BTV-originating passengers of all airports not currently serviced with nonstop. The number of Vermonters now with Epic Passes will create a lot of demand in the winter. If they can make the 3x weekly work in the...

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by mjgbtv
Thu Jan 24, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 562
Views: 64283

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

As of the Sept 2018 numbers PBG was down 20% year over year, so I think some rightsizing happened. I can't find the airline report right now, but I think I looked a while back and the NK numbers had dropped. It looks like someone did MCO but dropped it last year.

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by mjgbtv
Wed Jan 23, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 562
Views: 64283

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

I don't have any data to back up, but I would guess that a majority of B6's customer base at BTV is O&D w/ JFK rather than connections. As far as connections I would guess most BTV-based B6 passengers are headed to the west coast; many redeye options from JFK to SFO and SEA, which are popular d...

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by mjgbtv
Wed Jan 23, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 562
Views: 64283

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

Great marquee route for BTV, they're longest scheduled route ever, by far. Also stands a good chance of giving BTV its first A320 NEO service. We all know Quebec travels (at least those that travel to BTV, or PBG for that matter) are very price-sensitive so F9 is probably able to find a market that...

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by mjgbtv
Tue Jan 22, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
Replies: 562
Views: 64283

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

This was mentioned on another discussion, but it seems worth noting here that Frontier will be starting BTV-DEN in February in addition to MCO. It looks like it is 2x/week for a couple of weeks in February, 1x/week for April and May and then 3x/week through the summer. It also looks like a third wee...

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by mjgbtv
Tue Jan 22, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New F9 Routes: BTV/BIL/BFM/GRB -DEN - 1/22/2019
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Re: New F9 Routes: BTV/BIL/GRB -DEN - 1/22/2019

BTV could do well. The times are a little weird. Can't see any connections on the Eastbound flights. Who wants to leave DEN that early too, not too appealing for leisure travelers. If you were in Vail you would have to leave your condo at like 3am to make the flight. It looks like the schedule is a...

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by mjgbtv
Mon Jan 21, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue stands out today at BOS - (but not in a good way)
Replies: 38
Views: 11186

Re: JetBlue stands out today at BOS - (but not in a good way)

This is not directly BOS, but a case in point about restarting - the only scheduled flight into BTV yesterday, and the only one to leave so far today - B6!

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by mjgbtv
Sun Jan 20, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue stands out today at BOS - (but not in a good way)
Replies: 38
Views: 11186

Re: JetBlue stands out today at BOS - (but not in a good way)

Other airlines may not be cancelling, but how much are they actually flying? Flightaware only shows three departures from BOS in the past hour...

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by mjgbtv
Fri Jan 11, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019
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Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN/BGR) - 2019

UA mainline's load factor was only 73% for November; would BTV be at risk of losing some of the mainline service to EWR or ORD at that level? 73% of a mainline aircraft is still more than anything else that United has available, so they would have to switch to an RJ and then hope that the other sch...

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