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by isp2
Fri Oct 11, 2019 6:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 321T LAX-MIA?
Replies: 28
Views: 5197

Re: AA 321T LAX-MIA?

I think one of the most underreported stories in the South Florida aviation market the past 5 years - since the AA/US merger - is American’s willingness to essentially let B6 double their FLL operation by ceding gates in FLL to them. It is an interesting case study, and I’d be fascinated to know if...

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by isp2
Fri Oct 11, 2019 6:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 321T LAX-MIA?
Replies: 28
Views: 5197

Re: AA 321T LAX-MIA?

I think one of the most underreported stories in the South Florida aviation market the past 5 years - since the AA/US merger - is American’s willingness to essentially let B6 double their FLL operation by ceding gates in FLL to them. It is an interesting case study, and I’d be fascinated to know if ...

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by isp2
Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?
Replies: 251
Views: 29011

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

There are many Monday Morning QB’s on this thread. I was in B6 Airport Management for nearly 15 years in two of their major focus cities so I will tell it like it is: When they let Neeleman go in 2007 that took away so much of the pride we all had in our home grown airline. The man has his faults f...

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by isp2
Wed Jan 09, 2019 5:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?
Replies: 251
Views: 29011

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

There are many Monday Morning QB’s on this thread. I was in B6 Airport Management for nearly 15 years in two of their major focus cities so I will tell it like it is: When they let Neeleman go in 2007 that took away so much of the pride we all had in our home grown airline. The man has his faults fo...

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by isp2
Thu Jan 03, 2019 5:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 107
Views: 16948

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2019

A birdie told me there may be an announcement this week about a major airport nobody was expecting. Time will tell!

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by isp2
Tue Dec 18, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN to Suspend Daily ISP-FLL eff 6/9/19
Replies: 12
Views: 1982

Re: WN to Discontinue Daily ISP-FLL eff 6/9/19

evank516 wrote:
I can't imagine this isn't because of the runway closure. ISP-FLL has been around since the early 2000s. Service will probably continue on F9 though.


Not only will FLL-ISP continue on F9, look for announcement of a new F9 market out of FLL today!

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by isp2
Wed Sep 19, 2018 1:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 884
Views: 93121

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

I’m hearing there are 6-8 BlueCities on the chopping block in the very near future... a handful of which have been on the routemap from the very beginning (00-02)

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by isp2
Wed Aug 08, 2018 6:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More F9 route announcements
Replies: 61
Views: 5574

Re: F9 Expands to 6 new cities from RSW in Nov 18

Look for a similarly sized announcement in TPA in a few hours as RSW today, along with announcement of reopening FLL.

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by isp2
Tue Jul 17, 2018 11:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 519
Views: 58381

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread 2018

It appears that a bunch of DEN flights that have previously been summer seasonal, or were initially announced as summer-seasonal, have been extended to year round, including: -RDU -BZN -CLE -ELP -LIT -FAR -CID -BOI -CHS -JAX -FAT -SBA -SMF -MEM -GRR -BUF -YYC -TYS -SDF -PIT -SAV -FSD -GEG In additi...

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by isp2
Tue Mar 13, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA downsizing NYC for future B6 takeover?
Replies: 58
Views: 12142

Re: AA downsizing NYC for future B6 takeover?

JetBlue Airways is actually the best airline in the USA. If you worked there between 2000 - 2015 like I did you may not agree. They have turned into a very sad company that the majority of the employees dislike - and I am not a bitter former B6-er - I left with full benefits - I’m just telling it l...

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by isp2
Tue Mar 13, 2018 3:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA downsizing NYC for future B6 takeover?
Replies: 58
Views: 12142

Re: AA downsizing NYC for future B6 takeover?

Most of that shrinkage occurred before Parker. Just saying Parker, to me, hates NYC for airline ops He ran US at LGA into the ground. They had the nicest terminal and most slots and by the end (pre slot swap) the terminal had duct tape on the carpets and the signage still said USAir from 10 years e...

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by isp2
Thu Jan 18, 2018 3:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGB doubles fines on JetBlue's late-night flight violations
Replies: 225
Views: 39714

Re: LGB doubles fines on JetBlue's late-night flight violations

I hear an announcement of reentry to the ONT market is imminent with JFK and BOS service. LGB will be reduced by approximately 30% (35 down to 25) with slots becoming available to other carriers. Although LGB is being cut, also look for service to a new - LGB only - BlueCity (BZM)

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by isp2
Tue Nov 21, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA to ILM
Replies: 46
Views: 8202

Re: UA to ILM

cledaybuck wrote:
Kind of surprised. I figured if UA was going to serve ILM, EWR would have been the most likely destination.


They would need to be careful... the last time UA tried a EWR-Carolina route it didn’t end up so well ;-)

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by isp2
Tue Sep 05, 2017 7:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Irma's Impact on Aviation
Replies: 391
Views: 54418

Re: Hurricane Irma's Impact on the Lesser Antilles

Getting back to the initial question in this thread, I can confirm that Cape Air moved their 15 SJU based frames to CUR.

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by isp2
Thu Jul 06, 2017 4:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will B6 Ever Restart JFK-BNA?
Replies: 12
Views: 1771

Re: Will B6 Ever Restart JFK-BNA?

Good catch about cities B6 ever resumed from JFK (JFK-SDQ). For a long time a good "in-house" trivia question at B6 orientation was always "what cities has JetBlue pulled out of"... new hires would always repeat ATL, BNA, CMH, ONT, and TUS... Unless you were there for the beginni...

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by isp2
Wed Jun 14, 2017 7:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue at LGB and LAX?
Replies: 15
Views: 2659

Re: JetBlue at LGB and LAX?

LGB makes no money, as soon as something better presents itself the flying will shift. I think a presence will always remain at LGB and the choicest routes will remain, but right now there is a ton of filler flying their to just hold down the slots otherwise the tiny west coast JetBlue footprint wo...

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by isp2
Thu Apr 13, 2017 7:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Social Media and impact on airline industry
Replies: 0
Views: 447

Social Media and impact on airline industry

Being a part of this forum for a long time, I think it is safe to assume that many folks that read these boards either work in the airline industry, travel a lot as consumers, or are simply airline junkies. The "industry folks" know that the United situation has been overblown; unfortunate...

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by isp2
Sun Feb 12, 2017 7:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is IAD struggling?
Replies: 144
Views: 19641

Re: Why is IAD struggling?

When Congress, in their wisdom, permits that to be done, there will be plenty of money available to improve facilities at Dulles, including extending the Metro rail system into the terminal. There will also be space available for an expanded Congressional parking lot Congressmen and Senators prefer...

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by isp2
Wed Jan 25, 2017 5:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Beach city council rejects FIS at LGB
Replies: 55
Views: 7218

Re: Long Beach city council rejects FIS at LGB

I think the bigger question here is what JetBlue now does. When JetBlue was the 9th biggest US carrier, they could get away with their token LGB focus city. They are now the 5th biggest US carrier and they really need a west coast presence. While LGB will always be at a revenue disadvantage to LAX, ...

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by isp2
Tue Nov 01, 2016 12:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Launches BOS-LGA With A Twist
Replies: 42
Views: 7880

Re: JetBlue Launches BOS-LGA With A Twist

They should use 6 more slots currently wasted on mickeyland from both LGA and DCA to start 6 daily LGA to DCA. Then they are a real player in the NE market My guess is, starting LGA-BOS is a first step and if this does well, they will consider adding LGA-DCA. They currently have 18 slot pairs at LG...

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by isp2
Sun Sep 11, 2016 5:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US FLL Focus City
Replies: 7
Views: 1982

Re: US FLL Focus City

The largest problem with the FLL focus city was that the international flights had issues with CBP in FLL, with some wait times exceeding 3 hours. So the passengers flying SDQ-FLL-PHL were *all* misconnecting. the PSA CR2 (US Airways Express) hub also never came to fruition, with only EYW and MCO s...

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by isp2
Wed Sep 07, 2016 5:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue to resume Atlanta service 13 years later
Replies: 63
Views: 8363

JetBlue to resume Atlanta service 13 years later

Cat is out of the bag... Press release tomorrow.

ATL-BOS begins March 2017
ATL-JFK/FLL/MCO to begin late 2017

Nice to see a JFK domestic add for the first time in years (sans SAV/CHS)... With a market this important, they simply couldn't avoid it even if it will bleed $ like PIT/CMH/BNA/RIC did.

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by isp2
Tue Aug 30, 2016 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Announces FLL-AUA
Replies: 29
Views: 3307

Re: JetBlue Announces FLL-AUA

No clue - maybe they have added extra flights due to the holiday and have capped them in advance?

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by isp2
Tue Aug 30, 2016 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Announces FLL-AUA
Replies: 29
Views: 3307

Re: JetBlue Announces FLL-AUA

JetBlue builds all northbound flights as STT-SJU-BOS and they do not sell the SJU-STT segment as a separate flight. When payload is light (typically under 100 pax) they are able to reach BOS non-stop and simply cancel the tech stop.

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by isp2
Sat Jul 30, 2016 2:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue orders 30 additional A321s, hints at A321LR, may fly to Europe
Replies: 147
Views: 22138

Re: JetBlue orders 30 additional A321s, hints at A321LR, may fly to Europe

The 9 new LGB flights will be increases in the SLC, LAS, and SFO markets, plus resumption of SJC. No PHX / DEN.

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by isp2
Mon May 30, 2016 10:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Starting JFK-SJO?
Replies: 3
Views: 1866

RE: JetBlue Starting JFK-SJO?

The 320 doesn't have the legs for it due to the altitude in <acronym title="Alajuela (San Jose) - Juan Santamaria International (SJO / MROC), Costa Rica">SJO</acronym> - that is why initially it was flown just from <acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA - Florida">MCO</acr...

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by isp2
Tue Feb 02, 2016 4:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Adding BUF-LAX
Replies: 95
Views: 12240

RE: JetBlue Adding BUF-LAX

Something that nobody here has mentioned yet - This has as much to do with Schumer and Buffalo as it has to do with JetBlue sending a message to the city of Long Beach. They want the FIS facility there and they have drawn the line in the sand - not only will <acronym title="Long Beach - Daugherty Fi...

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by isp2
Wed Nov 25, 2015 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has JetBlue Pulled Out Or Downsized A Station?
Replies: 36
Views: 8178

RE: Has JetBlue Pulled Out Or Downsized A Station?

Everybody forgets that <acronym title="JetBlue Airways (USA)">B6</acronym> dropped their first international destination... Seems amazing because it is a cash cow for them now. But after the closure of <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson Int (The William B Hartsfield / Municipal / Candler F...

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by isp2
Mon Sep 21, 2015 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Runway Config JFK 9/21
Replies: 4
Views: 2247

RE: New Runway Config JFK 9/21

This configuration is nothing new... It is the flip of 13L/22L with 13R dep... It was used rather frequently in 2010. Both approaches to 13's are on the VOR Carnarsie... Sometimes landing 4 instead of 22 is necessary due to winds. I think <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idl...

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by isp2
Sat Sep 12, 2015 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man Pees On Passengers On B6 Flight
Replies: 20
Views: 11412

RE: Man Pees On Passengers On B6 Flight

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/32andBelow" class="quote" target="_blank">32andBelow</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>I'm surprised there were pax sitting i...

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by isp2
Thu Jul 09, 2015 3:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Schedule Release (to 5/3/16)
Replies: 28
Views: 6170

RE: B6 Schedule Release (to 5/3/16)

In addition to the unannounced <acronym title="Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International (FLL / KFLL), USA - Florida">FLL</acronym>-<acronym title="Charleston - AFB / International (CHS / KCHS), USA - South Carolina">CHS</acronym>, they have also loaded <acronym title="Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood In...

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by isp2
Sun Mar 01, 2015 11:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CUN Arrivals From US And CA, Today
Replies: 51
Views: 9004

RE: CUN Arrivals From US And CA, Today

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Icelandair75w" class="quote" target="_blank">Icelandair75w</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> US Ai...

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by isp2
Mon Nov 17, 2014 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Business Case For US/AA PHL-JFK?
Replies: 5
Views: 4908

RE: Business Case For US/AA PHL-JFK?

US briefly flew a 10pm <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym>-<acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> I want to say a year or two ago on E90 equipment. It was very short live...

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by isp2
Sat Jul 26, 2014 3:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airports With Only Mainline Service
Replies: 41
Views: 6502

RE: US Airports With Only Mainline Service

You are all wrong. US operates a seasonal daily E75 to DCA from FLL and Sat only off season.

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by isp2
Thu Jul 10, 2014 3:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Better Ways To Get Off A Plane
Replies: 37
Views: 11395

RE: Better Ways To Get Off A Plane

B6 routinely rear deplanes at gates F4, F5, <acronym title="Frontier Airlines (USA)">F9</acronym>, F10 in <acronym title="Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International (FLL / KFLL), USA - Florida">FLL</acronym>, and rear boards during "tight turns". They have done this in <acronym title="Fort Lauderdale...

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by isp2
Sat Jun 14, 2014 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways A320s To American Airlines
Replies: 12
Views: 12443

RE: US Airways A320s To American Airlines

It isn't there to be painted it already is painted. Probably a MX check.

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by isp2
Tue Apr 29, 2014 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue COO Is Out
Replies: 36
Views: 14974

RE: JetBlue COO Is Out

Marisa Von Wieding, VP SysOps
Jenny Dervin, VP Corp Comm
Mary Neff, VP Supply Chain

Seems like a big shakeup over at JetBlue...

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by isp2
Tue Apr 29, 2014 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue COO Is Out
Replies: 36
Views: 14974

RE: JetBlue COO Is Out

There are two additional VP's out at JetBlue which weren't announced in the PR...

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by isp2
Wed Apr 02, 2014 7:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 LiveTV To Commence ATC (Channel 9) TV Channel
Replies: 2
Views: 2739

B6 LiveTV To Commence ATC (Channel 9) TV Channel

Word is that on the next Live TV refresh / update there will be a "channel 9 - type" LiveTV channel (if turned on)... SWEET!

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by isp2
Fri Feb 21, 2014 7:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines In Jetblue Concourse At FLL
Replies: 3
Views: 3122

RE: Spirit Airlines In Jetblue Concourse At FLL

F2 in <acronym title="Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International (FLL / KFLL), USA - Florida">FLL</acronym> no longer exists.... construction! <acronym title="JetBlue Airways (USA)">B6</acronym> utilizes F3-F10 in <acronym title="Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International (FLL / KFLL), USA - Florida">...

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by isp2
Sun Feb 09, 2014 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US-AA Hub To Hub Flights
Replies: 17
Views: 9349

RE: US-AA Hub To Hub Flights

US briefly ran <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym>-<acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> last year with E90 equipment. The success of <acronym title="Charlotte - Douglas...

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by isp2
Tue Jan 14, 2014 1:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US East Pilots Win Judge's Ruling
Replies: 3
Views: 2805

RE: US East Pilots Win Judge's Ruling

I'd be fascinated... if anyone has the data... to see the origins of pilots and F/A's at this new outfit. <acronym title="Solomon Airlines">IE</acronym> - is anyone able to provide a breakdown of how many ACTIVE pilots and F/A's came from where? The pilots - I assume they are made up of <acronym tit...

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by isp2
Mon Jul 22, 2013 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Up To 165 Departures At JFK This Summer
Replies: 8
Views: 4732

RE: B6 Up To 165 Departures At JFK This Summer

The <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> operation peaked Summer 06' with 182 departures. <acronym title="Turkmenistan Airlines">T5</acronym> has never seen the activity that <acronym title="Tavrey (Ukraine)">T6</acronym> onc...

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by isp2
Wed Nov 14, 2012 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Thread #24
Replies: 250
Views: 25488

RE: PIT Update Thread #24

B6 is ending JFK-PIT 2/27/13

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by isp2
Wed Nov 14, 2012 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Likely New Jetblue Cities For 2013?
Replies: 174
Views: 10361

Likely New Jetblue Cities For 2013?

In addition to the new <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>-<acronym title="Albuquerque - International Sunport (Kirtland AFB) (ABQ / KABQ), USA - New Mexico">ABQ</acronym> service, <acronym title="JetBlue Airways (USA)">B6</...

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by isp2
Wed Oct 10, 2012 10:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: JetBlue Flt 362 PBI - (JFK) - LGA Today
Replies: 4
Views: 4600

RE: JetBlue Flt 362 PBI - (JFK) - LGA Today

Spacing / compression issues on final approach to LGA. Fuel and go with a stop at JFK.

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by isp2
Fri Nov 18, 2011 12:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA Starts HNL-JFK In June 2012
Replies: 109
Views: 19243

RE: HA Starts HNL-JFK In June 2012

I wouldn't be suprised if the following occurred - at <acronym title="Turkmenistan Airlines">T5</acronym> - between <acronym title="GB Airways (Gibraltar)">GT</acronym>'s 25, 26, and 27, one of the gates is removed - reducing <acronym title="Turkmenistan Airlines">T5</acronym> gate capacity to 25 ga...

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by isp2
Tue Nov 01, 2011 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue On The Tarmac For 7 Hours @ BDL
Replies: 100
Views: 17991

RE: JetBlue On The Tarmac For 7 Hours @ BDL

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/rfields5421" class="quote" target="_blank">rfields5421</a> (<a href="#45" class="quote">Reply 45</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> People ...

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by isp2
Sun Oct 09, 2011 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Question Regarding Their Hubs..
Replies: 22
Views: 9963

RE: Delta Question Regarding Their Hubs..

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ERJ170" class="quote" target="_blank">ERJ170</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> You missed <acronym...

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by isp2
Sat Aug 27, 2011 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On At PIT? - Part 20
Replies: 93
Views: 16883

RE: What's Going On At PIT? - Part 20

Be on the lookout <acronym title="Pittsburgh - International (Greater Pittsburgh) (PIT / KPIT), USA - Pennsylvania">PIT</acronym> folks... I believe the <acronym title="JetBlue Airways (USA)">B6</acronym> plan is to reposition up to 15 A/C to <acronym title="Pittsburgh - International (Greater Pitts...

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