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by Abeam79
Wed Sep 19, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 328
Views: 34029

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

Chalk this up as Anet rumor gone off the rails. B6 has never in its history or bad economic times cut “5-6 blue cities “ or in high prices, maybe cutting a year round to seasonal ie abq,rno and 1 blue city maybe Anc, but I doubt it. Phx,abq etc are significant feed into their Jfk hub, might not be h...

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by Abeam79
Sun Aug 19, 2018 5:08 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: B6 Raising Bag/Change Fees
Replies: 44
Views: 2684

Re: B6 Raising Bag/Change Fees

I just PM’d a few friends about his and have no word of any memo regarding this. Plus they don’t get these company policy’s on weekends usually. No offense to your friends, but they are probably oblivious to postings on the crewmember site or just don’t care to check at all. You’re not entitled to ...

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by Abeam79
Sun Aug 19, 2018 4:50 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: B6 Raising Bag/Change Fees
Replies: 44
Views: 2684

Re: B6 Raising Bag/Change Fees

Can you provide a source of these changes? I don't see it anywhere. This was in a new policy update solely sent to crewmembers of the airline. All information will be posted in the next few days. The increase in fees is urgent in order to deliver next quarter results to shareholders. Stay tuned. I ...

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by Abeam79
Sun Aug 19, 2018 4:48 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: B6 Raising Bag/Change Fees
Replies: 44
Views: 2684

Re: B6 Raising Bag/Change Fees

In an attempt to generate additional ancillary revenue, effective August 27th, JetBlue will be increasing the following fees: First Checked Bag: $25 > $30 Second Checked Bag: $35 > $40 Third Checked Bag: $100 > $150 Overweight/Oversized: $100 > $150 Surfboard/Bicycle/Windsurfing: $50 > $100 Change/...

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by Abeam79
Thu Aug 16, 2018 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Adds Former Spirit CEO to Board
Replies: 41
Views: 4181

Re: JetBlue Adds Former Spirit CEO to Board

Geeze, those that are saying they will now be a ulcc are talking up nonsense. 4 out of the 5 carriers B.B. worked at were full service airlines. He is only one out of the rest of the board members which specialize in premium brands. They just want a mind on certain things they might want to possibly...

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by Abeam79
Thu Oct 19, 2017 1:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue to start BOS-MSP 3xday on May 3 2018
Replies: 119
Views: 13602

Re: JetBlue to start BOS-MSP 3xday on May 3 2018

Tell you what, before we all get our panties in a bunch, lets examine MSP-BOS a few months after start up and see how its doing. It looks like at this point, B6 has taken over the proverbial title from DL of 'dartboard' airline of the decade. Because by the looks of things, BOS-ATL isn't doing all ...

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by Abeam79
Mon Oct 16, 2017 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA/B6 Merger Rumors Floating Again
Replies: 101
Views: 16591

Re: UA/B6 Merger Rumors Floating Again

There seems to be a pissing contest between 2 posters above with accusations of fake news. Just a fact check: Over the last year, B6 has been at or near the bottom for on time arrivals. That is not fake news. You just have to google DOT on time stats and read the report. There are a lot of reasons ...

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by Abeam79
Wed Sep 27, 2017 5:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is the JetBlue CEO giving us some hints for the future?
Replies: 91
Views: 14608

Re: Is the JetBlue CEO giving us some hints for the future?

I'll say it again. If jetBlue's hopes and dreams are entirely tied up in offering "MINT" service, they have some huge issues to work through. Bos-dtw/atl/cle/bwi/D.C./bna etc Jfk-sdq/uvf/sti/pos/pap/P.R/bgi etc Fll-bna/bgi/uio/bog/mde/lim/sjo etc Your claims are pure fiction. All those ro...

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by Abeam79
Wed Sep 27, 2017 5:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is the JetBlue CEO giving us some hints for the future?
Replies: 91
Views: 14608

Re: Is the JetBlue CEO giving us some hints for the future?

This was said 17 years ago by every major airline hornblower. Yet America west/continental/us air/northwest were supposed to still be relevant, where are those airlines now? America West acquired Usairways, then acquired American Airlines. The current America West is called American Airlines. Conti...

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by Abeam79
Tue Sep 26, 2017 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is the JetBlue CEO giving us some hints for the future?
Replies: 91
Views: 14608

Re: Is the JetBlue CEO giving us some hints for the future?

I'll say it again. If jetBlue's hopes and dreams are entirely tied up in offering "MINT" service, they have some huge issues to work through. Bos-dtw/atl/cle/bwi/D.C./bna etc Jfk-sdq/uvf/sti/pos/pap/P.R/bgi etc Fll-bna/bgi/uio/bog/mde/lim/sjo etc Your claims are pure fiction. All those ro...

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by Abeam79
Tue Sep 26, 2017 9:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is the JetBlue CEO giving us some hints for the future?
Replies: 91
Views: 14608

Re: Is the JetBlue CEO giving us some hints for the future?

B6 will be gone within 5 years. They are cornered with nowhere to expand. LOL This was said 17 years ago by every major airline hornblower. Yet America west/continental/us air/northwest were supposed to still be relevant, where are those airlines now? Yet JetBlue still remains and have "corner...

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by Abeam79
Tue Aug 22, 2017 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue To Launch BOS-SYR
Replies: 37
Views: 4974

Re: JetBlue To Launch BOS-SYR

Will the SYR-FLL flight ever go daily? It is daily, but not year-round. Incorrect.. it's year round. "The nonstop daily flights between Syracuse Hancock International Airport and Boston's Logan International Airport will begin Jan. 4, 2018 and operate year-round, JetBlue officials said." ...

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by Abeam79
Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta posts Q2 2017 profit $1.85 Billion USD
Replies: 66
Views: 11384

Re: Delta posts Q2 2017 profit $1.85 Billion USD

[photoid][/photoid] http://news.delta.com/delta-air-lines-announces-june-quarter-2017-profit Amazing "best in company's history" results for DL, generating higher profits in Q2 '17 versus Q2 '16. Congratulations to all DL employees around the world. Must be a great place to work. http://ne...

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by Abeam79
Tue Jun 27, 2017 1:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian plans for Argentina generate mostly support but there are concerns
Replies: 4
Views: 1106

Re: Norwegian plans for Argentina generate mostly support but there are concerns

I don't know about many on here have considered this, but I smell Norwegian aggressive expansion plans is going to lead them to crash and burn at some point. They haven't barely gotten any returns on trans Atlantic routes they fly, their Q1 was well deep into the red, and they are practically all le...

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by Abeam79
Tue Jun 13, 2017 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is EWR UA's Long-Term Answer for an East Coast Super-hub?
Replies: 105
Views: 15176

Re: Is EWR UA's Long-Term Answer for an East Coast Super-hub?

Let the united buying JetBlue rumors recommence

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by Abeam79
Wed May 17, 2017 11:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible outcome after JetBlue fleet review
Replies: 47
Views: 9193

Re: Possible outcome after JetBlue fleet review

I understand that the A330's are off the cards for the foreseeable future. Any expansion over the North Atlantic will be done with A321NEO LR's. Rumor mill says the LRs aren't meeting expectations. Widebodies are getting the serious attention from B6 I've heard the same, and they should. They piled...

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by Abeam79
Wed May 17, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible outcome after JetBlue fleet review
Replies: 47
Views: 9193

Re: Possible outcome after JetBlue fleet review

It's been known they have talked with boeing about dreamliners for some time now. As well as airbus obviously.

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by Abeam79
Wed May 17, 2017 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible outcome after JetBlue fleet review
Replies: 47
Views: 9193

Possible outcome after JetBlue fleet review

No link, this is just my pure thoughts. We know they are currently undergoing a fleetwide review, and we know from various articles they are looking at eschewing the E190 fleet because of its high casm, and also looking at long haul possibilities including widebodies. I believe seeing they will go l...

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by Abeam79
Wed May 10, 2017 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS wins 10th straight JD Power Award
Replies: 29
Views: 2639

Re: AS wins 10th straight JD Power Award

https://www.forbes.com/best-employers/list/
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Its all relative. B6 got #12 of best place to work according to a new release by Forbes yesterday. Best in transportation sector, where wn was #35 , delta #135 abs alaska #194.
https://www.forbes.com/best-employers/list/

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by Abeam79
Tue Apr 25, 2017 2:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Bad Q1 Results
Replies: 84
Views: 11476

Re: JetBlue Bad Q1 Results

The topic thread needs to change. Did the topic starter read into the competitors results? All have negative margins and worse metrics. I think they are poised for connecting the big o&d northeast/south florida international markets with long haul in the future to increase its revenue portfolio....

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by Abeam79
Sat Apr 01, 2017 1:07 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most successful airlines of all time?
Replies: 10
Views: 1058

Re: Most successful airlines of all time?

Southwest: enviable safety record, enviable profitability. I would seriously question the "enviable safety" assertion. https://consumerist.com/2015/04/01/faa-once-again-fines-southwest-airlines-for-maintenance-related-violations/ Let's not forget the lga hard landing crashing the nosegear...

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by Abeam79
Sat Apr 01, 2017 12:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS to fly VX A320s through 2024, will take all A321neos
Replies: 108
Views: 21424

Re: AS to fly VX A320s through 2024, will take all A321neos

Congrats to AS for keeping the A321 orders. Our passengers love the planes and I'm sure AS passengers will as well. Agreed. Keeping the A321s makes a lot of sense. If they perform well, expect AS to order more, perhaps even A321neoLR to try longer routes to Europe and South America. Not from their ...

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by Abeam79
Sat Apr 01, 2017 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS Sells two slots at LHR
Replies: 121
Views: 25347

Re: SAS Sells of two slots at LHR

As a Brit and also a huge fan of JetBlue I can see them eventually operating to Europe and the United Kingdom in particular but I can assure they will never be flying to the likes of LHR its definitely out of their league regardless of their margins, money in the bank or large profits, you obviousl...

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by Abeam79
Sat Mar 18, 2017 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA vacates LGB slots; WN wins slots
Replies: 32
Views: 8394

Re: AA vacates LGB slots; WN wins slots

As per B6 ceo update to employees just in the last month, R.H. said jetblue is on the waiting list for slots out of sna, and it sounded like they are more interested in west coast markets rather than sna-transcon.

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by Abeam79
Fri Mar 10, 2017 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue May Delay ATL Launch
Replies: 191
Views: 17301

Re: JetBlue May Delay ATL Launch

This thread is not about the sorry state of some of JetBlue's oldest planes. Hey, it happens, to all airlines. Now its just JetBlues turn at it; flying old, worn and tired looking planes. What this thread is about though, is B6 whining about not being allowed to use some of the best gates at ATL fo...

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by Abeam79
Mon Feb 27, 2017 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian bookings are OPEN from SWF, BDL, PVD
Replies: 52
Views: 8663

Re: Norwegian bookings are OPEN from SWF, BDL, PVD

I suspect when b6 starts these routes in a few years from bos/jfk an even the likes of pvd/bdl, D8 is going to struggle. They know they can compete with the large network carriers, but with a carrier well known and strong popularity in the states and with its robust northeast network connecting EU t...

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by Abeam79
Mon Jan 30, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Outlook After Poor January
Replies: 34
Views: 6009

Re: B6 Outlook After Poor January

But yet they paid down almost all their debt and paid cash for all new airplanes while buying out another dozen leases, all while giving employees 8% raise and still having biggest profit to date. Wall Street has gone insane with obsessing with these margins. Mint is proving to be increasingly more ...

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by Abeam79
Fri Dec 30, 2016 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest and FLL/EWR flights will they be a success?
Replies: 17
Views: 3525

Re: Southwest and FLL/EWR flights will they be a success?

I personally see this as more of a move to come at B6 rather than UA. B6 has really increased their florida flying out of EWR and I think this is a move by WN to try and cut into that. Agree. This move is probably as much about fighting B6 in FLL as much as anything? Correct...if they had the slots...

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by Abeam79
Sat Dec 17, 2016 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Announces Cost Cuts, Teases Europe
Replies: 143
Views: 19921

Re: JetBlue Announces Cost Cuts, Teases Europe

Looking at KEF The European LCCs seem to be doing extremely well with this market, so I can only assume that an American LCC would enjoy similar success. B6 seems to have quite a knack for the pricey destinations (i.e. ANC, BDA, GCM, PLS) and I think Iceland would be an excellent foray into Europe ...

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by Abeam79
Wed Dec 14, 2016 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Announces Cost Cuts, Teases Europe
Replies: 143
Views: 19921

Re: JetBlue Announces Cost Cuts, Teases Europe

[quote="jumbojet"] "Actually, I pay Delta well to fly me where I need to go. With there industry leading completion factor(200 days and counting this year), no one comes close to those effforts." Thats easy to be when your fudging numbers not counting all the Delta connection fli...

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by Abeam79
Wed Dec 14, 2016 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Announces Cost Cuts, Teases Europe
Replies: 143
Views: 19921

Re: JetBlue Announces Cost Cuts, Teases Europe

[quote="jumbojet"] "Actually, I pay Delta well to fly me where I need to go. With there industry leading completion factor(200 days and counting this year), no one comes close to those effforts." Thats easy to be when your fudging numbers not counting all the Delta connection fli...

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by Abeam79
Wed Dec 14, 2016 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Announces Cost Cuts, Teases Europe
Replies: 143
Views: 19921

Re: JetBlue Announces Cost Cuts, Teases Europe

still makes me laugh, taking JetBlue over the pond. BOS-LHR, with what slot? Once the 3rd runway gets guilt 10 years from now? JetBlue is getting into the Europe game way to late. Everything is being cherry picked by other low cost carriers. Last airline I would choose as a premium flyer is JetBlue...

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by Abeam79
Mon Dec 12, 2016 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will AA ever serve ECP?
Replies: 10
Views: 2789

Re: Will AA ever serve ECP?

http://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/news ... m-new.html
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It seems ecp is aggressively courting jetblue. Being how dab successfully hooked jetblue with jfk service, looks like they are trying to do the same.

http://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/news ... m-new.html

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by Abeam79
Sat Dec 10, 2016 4:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Adds Increased Snack Options
Replies: 40
Views: 11360

Re: Delta Adds Increased Snack Options

ehaase wrote:
I wish Delta would offer chocolate chip cookies and potato chips in the main cabin.


Fly jetblue then! ;)

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by Abeam79
Thu Dec 01, 2016 7:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN December 6 schedule extension for 5/2-6/2/2017
Replies: 86
Views: 11011

Re: WN December 6 schedule extension for 5/2-6/2/2017

My FLL predictions FLL-SJO Monday,Tuesday,Thursday,Saturday FLL-LIR Wednesday,Friday,Sunday FLL-AUA Tuesday ,Thursday,Saturday FLL-BZE Wednesday,Sunday FLL-PUJ Monday ,Friday FLL-MBJ Daily FLL-CUN Daily FLL-LIM one Daily new city. Enjoy Flyguy I'm just not really confident with wn's ambitions in FL...

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by Abeam79
Fri Nov 04, 2016 6:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Legacy Airline Mergers are pro-competitive (says researchers)
Replies: 55
Views: 4160

Re: Legacy Airline Mergers are pro-competitive (says researchers)

Queue the "united to buy JetBlue" case.

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by Abeam79
Tue Nov 01, 2016 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Launches BOS-LGA With A Twist
Replies: 42
Views: 7731

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 Abeam79
Tue Sep 20, 2016 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue CFO retires
Replies: 18
Views: 2998

Re: JetBlue CFO retires

Contrary to what people think in this website, the fact of the matter is that jetblue is one of the financially weakest airlines in the American skies. Mint is not a HUGE success.. Its an OK done job, their international network isn't that huge of a success either and their eternal "we will bu...

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by Abeam79
Tue Sep 20, 2016 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue CFO retires
Replies: 18
Views: 2998

Re: JetBlue CFO retires

https://skift.com/2016/09/19/jetblue-th ... r-flights/
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Seems like they are in step with what I surmised
https://skift.com/2016/09/19/jetblue-th ... r-flights/

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by Abeam79
Thu Sep 15, 2016 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue CFO retires
Replies: 18
Views: 2998

JetBlue CFO retires

Surprised no one talked about this yet. http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/2 ... e-CFO-Role Apparently he was against mint, and more A321's and moreso the one in management that leaned against getting widebody's. He did a good job IMO paying down a lot of debt and increasing serious cashflow for ...

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by Abeam79
Wed Aug 31, 2016 2:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Absence of US-Canary Islands
Replies: 50
Views: 6159

Re: Absence of US-Canary Islands

Heard B6 is eyeing eyeing this market when they get the A321LR's from jfk, possibly even bos, being that they have a forte in leisure markets from the northeast

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by Abeam79
Thu Aug 11, 2016 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Considers Code Share and Interline
Replies: 44
Views: 5932

Re: Southwest Considers Code Share and Interline

I'm not sure that any of the major international carriers would want to code share with an all coach airline. EK and B6 codeshare, where the overwhelming majority of routes on B6 are all Econ. Mint is only a very small subset of the codeshare. Except the onboard product B6 offers is vastly superior...

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by Abeam79
Thu Jul 28, 2016 8:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue orders 30 additional A321s, hints at A321LR, may fly to Europe
Replies: 147
Views: 21454

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

I'm wondering if the reason they are waiting to announce some of the Lgb cities till the fall, is because they might want to add some intl flights in '17. Apparently they should know by later this summer if a fis facility in Lgb will be approved according to this article. https://www.flightglobal.co...

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by Abeam79
Tue Jul 19, 2016 4:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Adds LGB-LAS
Replies: 25
Views: 2721

Re: WN Adds LGB-LAS

Studying it and approving it are two totally different things. I also never said that WN/B6 would be in 2015 specifically. I said that WN/B6 would be announced in the next few years and I still stand by that statement. Who said approval? You said "no indication", that article certainly in...

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by Abeam79
Tue Jul 19, 2016 3:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Adds LGB-LAS
Replies: 25
Views: 2721

Re: WN Adds LGB-LAS

No indication? They are currently studying it, supposed to hear from the city later this summer http://www.longbeach.gov/District7/News ... -6-3-vote/ I'm sure B6 is lobbying hard. You were also "highly confident" that wn would buy B6 by 2015. ;) Regardless i think B6 will focus somewhere...

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by Abeam79
Tue Jul 19, 2016 3:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Adds LGB-LAS
Replies: 25
Views: 2721

Re: WN Adds LGB-LAS

No indication? They are currently studying it, supposed to hear from the city later this summer http://www.longbeach.gov/District7/News ... -6-3-vote/ I'm sure B6 is lobbying hard. You were also "highly confident" that wn would buy B6 by 2015. ;) Regardless i think B6 will focus somewhere ...

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by Abeam79
Tue Jul 19, 2016 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Adds LGB-LAS
Replies: 25
Views: 2721

Re: WN Adds LGB-LAS

I doubt they will let wn keep using it, ie, fool me once shame on you,fool me twice,shame on me. I bet B6 is garunteeing full use of all the slots to the city pending lgb fis facility is approved . If lgb agrees those slots will go back to B6, the next day they expire and point those aircraft southb...

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by Abeam79
Tue Jul 19, 2016 1:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Adds LGB-LAS
Replies: 25
Views: 2721

Re: WN Adds LGB-LAS

There will be a response, just not in lgb i think from what i hear.

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by Abeam79
Tue Jul 19, 2016 1:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Adds LGB-LAS
Replies: 25
Views: 2721

Re: WN Adds LGB-LAS

I'm not seeing the purpose of adding a new destination to then discontinue it 3 months later. Just seems foolish on wn's part.

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by Abeam79
Thu Jul 14, 2016 11:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGB Feels more LUV for WN than B6
Replies: 31
Views: 3923

Re: LGB Feels more LUV for WN than B6

None of that is a negative for WN. For JetBlue, maybe it is as they obviously thought it wasn't worth the resources to use them. But for WN, they are able to earn more revenue from an airport they are already flying out of. This is no different than an airline flying a route seasonly. But it isn't ...

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