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by fastmover
Tue Jan 29, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will JetBlue ever fly to Hawaii?
Replies: 32
Views: 5656

Re: Will JetBlue ever fly to Hawaii?

Not happening ever... 1) No ETOPS and nowhere close to getting it. 2) They say they'd love to fly there, but then in the same breath that its a competitive, saturated market and they wouldn't be relevant since they don't offer enough connections or frequency. 3) Its a long stage length with low yie...

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by fastmover
Tue Jan 29, 2019 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will JetBlue ever fly to Hawaii?
Replies: 32
Views: 5656

Re: Will JetBlue ever fly to Hawaii?

I agree they are happy with HA, for now. Widebodies? Why. If the A321XLR happens, that is a better fit for JetBlue. Lightsaber You’re right. It’s probably unrealistic to think/hope JetBlue would ever be capable of reaching the levels achieved by DL, UA and AA. Making the attempt or even something c...

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by fastmover
Mon Jan 28, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will JetBlue ever fly to Hawaii?
Replies: 32
Views: 5656

Re: Will JetBlue ever fly to Hawaii?

Not happening ever... 1) No ETOPS and nowhere close to getting it. 2) They say they'd love to fly there, but then in the same breath that its a competitive, saturated market and they wouldn't be relevant since they don't offer enough connections or frequency. 3) Its a long stage length with low yie...

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by fastmover
Tue Jan 22, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Meltdown
Replies: 81
Views: 19245

Re: Boston Meltdown

Why is this a B6 failure? It is an airport authority failure for not clearing runways before the flash freeze took place. It is 818am ET on a beautiful sunny day in the NE. Boston has 5 hour and 49 min delays. Why? Because the airport authority didnt plow runways before they froze 2 days ago...and ...

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by fastmover
Tue Jan 22, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Meltdown
Replies: 81
Views: 19245

Re: Boston Meltdown

Super80Fan wrote:
The only "failure" so to speak out of BOS has been caused by B6.



Yeah B6 runs massport, who knew.

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by fastmover
Sat Jan 19, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 257330

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

As an update, I see the increased schedule to BNA out of BOS/FLL. it's quite curious, they increased to 3 a day out of BOS and 2 a day out of FLL from start of May to Mid June and then they are back to 2 and 1. I wonder if it's because they need those planes for JFK in peak summer period. They alwa...

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by fastmover
Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 257330

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

WN is only TEMPORARY reduced FLL flying during the Runway construction. This is to minimize the impact to the WN system from daily Flow control program during the construction period. Yes some non stop markets will be temporarily stopped. But WN added an increase in 800/8MAX flying At FLL to keep p...

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by fastmover
Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?
Replies: 251
Views: 30860

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

God I just love this thread. Every person who obsesses with coming on here savoring anything JetBlue comes on here saying the only way to make it better is for them to merge with everyone else. If this airline was good as you all say it is, they don't need to merge forcing everyone to fly them beca...

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by fastmover
Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?
Replies: 251
Views: 30860

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

I think NOW......NO airline wants B6. Why would they? They don't even know what type of airline they are or where they are headed??!! Not to mention they are chronically late, employee morale is low and they have absolute NO direction. Its a messy and sloppy carrier now. I think maybe 10 years ago ...

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by fastmover
Fri Jan 11, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 257330

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

WN actually has more market share on domestic air travel in the Miami/Fort Lauderdale market than any of its LCC or ULCC competitors. WN also has nonstop service out of FLL to a few markets with no B6 presence such as BZE, CMH, IND, MCI, MKE, STL, and SAT. Is WN actually doing well on FLL-BZE, FLL-...

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by fastmover
Fri Jan 11, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 257330

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2019

I really believe you are concentrating on the wrong things here. I could throw out any numbers and dates, doesn't change the fact that mergers are not great for the majority of employees. The fact that you're only interested in what happened to pilots also says a lot. Understand this clearly, a buy...

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by fastmover
Thu Jan 10, 2019 4:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?
Replies: 251
Views: 30860

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

Unless you're leaking confidential information about an upcoming A220 delivery deferral, JetBlue has communicated 5x A220 deliveries in 2020. http://blueir.investproductions.com/~/media/Files/J/Jetblue-IR-V2/reports-and-presentations/replacement-and-fleet-update.pdf https://mms.businesswire.com/med...

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by fastmover
Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?
Replies: 251
Views: 30860

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

Blueknows wrote:
That’s funny I was only in B6 meeting with senior management. What do they know right guess I need to get my ears checked



Yes and you also told us there would be a major leadership announcement yet there wasn’t.
Sorry buddy I doubt they told you we are deferring 220s

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by fastmover
Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?
Replies: 251
Views: 30860

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

It is also indicative that jetBlue's operational performance is, in fact, "really their fault". And that management needs to start managing... Do you understand the math of it? I was the manager of Operational Performance at one of the "Big Three". I have a passing knowledge of ...

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by fastmover
Wed Jan 09, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?
Replies: 251
Views: 30860

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

All these points of view make me a new customer of B6 (Flying ORD-FLL) in May not necessarily nervous, but a little bit concerned. I am in no way an expert in airline operations, or anything but just as your average Joe Public Flyer, Im concerned. My wife and I are very loyal AA customers, but due ...

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by fastmover
Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?
Replies: 251
Views: 30860

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

Looks like the monthly B6 sucks propoganda thread. They don't have a management problem. They have a "problem" of where they fly and how much they offer customers. B6 is too premium. Facts! Thank u! Misleading, but yeah, facts. Yes and who exactly makes those decisions? Starts with an M

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by fastmover
Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?
Replies: 251
Views: 30860

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

The west coast strategy is pretty much dead after the LGB customs fail and the VA merger fail. Let's not kid ourselves - international services to Canada and Mexico have rarely been successful from secondary Greater Los Angeles airports with FIS capabilities. ONT recently lost all AM service, while...

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by fastmover
Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?
Replies: 251
Views: 30860

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

I posted this on another B6 thread but find it appropriate here as well. Wow whiners out in full effect. We get it. Management at B6 has issues starting from the top. AA has the same issues with Doug Parker. It happens. But your attitudes and moral have a huge effect on your operations wether you s...

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by fastmover
Tue Jan 08, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?
Replies: 251
Views: 30860

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

I do think that a merger is in the future of JetBlue. I do not see how this type of nongrowth and also bad on-time performance could be sustained in the modern aviation marketplace. There is growth and a bunch of planes coming but from the inside (this isn’t drama) we have a hard time managing the ...

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by fastmover
Tue Jan 08, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?
Replies: 251
Views: 30860

JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?

Since it seemed like the network thread was going this way, I wanted to start one to talk about our JetBlue and what has happened. This isn’t just a management bash fest it’s more about how the company is being run these days. A few years ago there were no unions now there are two and active drives ...

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by fastmover
Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 257330

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

TheLunchbox wrote:
You all really need to start a JetBlue Grievance Thread and keep the Network thread on topic



Valid point.

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by fastmover
Tue Jan 08, 2019 12:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 257330

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

DAB closed today at 12:01 PM. Really sad. Anyways, one question, when did the stuff hit the fan? Was it when Robin Hayes came in or did this start when Barger was still the CEO? Dave seemed great from the outside. Started when Dave was still around, but got 10x worse when Robin took the lead. As a ...

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by fastmover
Mon Jan 07, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 257330

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

Long gone are the days of showing up and doing a good days work to get a paycheck. This is the "me" generation. A paycheck doesn't suffice, we need presents and treats much like spoiled 6 year olds to keep us happy. A delayed 220 announcement, WAAAAAAAAH! We want it now! You said 7 months...

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by fastmover
Mon Jan 07, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 257330

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2019

The push for cost cutting is because JetBlue needs to inflate share price. The price of $JBLU stock is the barrier that protects the airline from being acquired, and right now CASM is growing faster than RASM is. Unfortunately, there are a number of financial headwinds hitting all at once -- pilot ...

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by fastmover
Mon Jan 07, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 257330

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2019

The only thing we hear from the ELT is about cost cutting. The push for cost cutting is because JetBlue needs to inflate share price. The price of $JBLU stock is the barrier that protects the airline from being acquired, and right now CASM is growing faster than RASM is. Unfortunately, there are a ...

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by fastmover
Sun Jan 06, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 257330

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2019

I couldn't agree with you more. I came to JetBlue fully knowing it wasn't unionized, because it's where I had always wanted to be and from the outside it didn't seem to be a big deal. I wanted to be apart of the culture that was built on pride and going above and beyond for customers and each other...

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by fastmover
Sun Jan 06, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 257330

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2019

I apologize about the typos. I did a quick iPhone post and can’t edit it. I will say the frustration with many of us employees is we honestly want JetBlue to be a great airline. It’s not about money or contracts, the regular employees really do care. They have simply been left in the dark. A few ye...

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by fastmover
Sun Jan 06, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 257330

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

That is what drives me crazy. Everyone I talk with wants JetBlue to be successful and is proud of what the name is or was. We just have an ELT going in a totally opposite direction. I know a while back someone who I think works at LSC was like who cares if 800 pilots surround HQ and are mad and now ...

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by fastmover
Sun Jan 06, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 257330

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2019

Ok. Enough with the Bull on this site. Put up time. How many VX pilots were furloughed by AS? When were they furloughed? I want numbers and dates. I really believe you are concentrating on the wrong things here. I could throw out any numbers and dates, doesn't change the fact that mergers are not g...

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by fastmover
Sun Jan 06, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 257330

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2019

Is that right. I know first hand of a majority of VX crew members who were let go in multiple markets. I also know first hand of pilots who are being furloughed and that's before AS scraps the 320's come 2020. Please don't tell me or spread this notion that mergers are good for employees on a whole...

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by fastmover
Fri Jan 04, 2019 4:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 257330

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

Ok so I’ll let you in on a secret... Jetblue is not looking to expand in the Midwest. If you ask any high level management. They will tell you Jetblue is a point to point airline. They are in the business of getting people from the focus cities to vacation destinations. They do not build schedules ...

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by fastmover
Wed Jan 02, 2019 4:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2702
Views: 426428

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

Its not possible that DL has brought catering in-house at Logan, is it? I noticed back in December that the catering trucks all said Delta on them rather than Gate Gourmet. I paid attention today while our flight was being catered (it was easy as it was during boarding and I was in row 1). The truc...

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by fastmover
Tue Jan 01, 2019 11:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 257330

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

Year end company employee Video showed customer checking in online jfk-lhr What a joke. B6 would get eaten alive on JFK-LHR Just like the trans cons right? Did you know they were some of the weakest routes until mint came along. Everyone said mint would fail and yet it didn’t and the trans cons mak...

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by fastmover
Tue Jan 01, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2702
Views: 426428

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

Well JetBlue is obviously still pushing for Europe and LHR. Employee email said expect 321 decision this year (2019) but they also said to expect it this fall (2018). Looks like 2019 will have some major JetBlue decisions being made (slowly as always)

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by fastmover
Thu Dec 13, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 2468
Views: 249490

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

the core 321's do, for sure as i've flown on them back and forth from MCO and I believe i have been on a couple of 320's too with it. Yes, I've taken four B6 flights in the last week (BOS-ATL and return and BOS-MSP and return) and both outbound flights have been on restyled A320s (N556JB and N580JB...

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by fastmover
Tue Dec 11, 2018 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Expansion at BOS with new routes including CLE, DCA, EWR, and ORD
Replies: 215
Views: 21330

Re: Delta Expansion at BOS with new routes including CLE, DCA, EWR, and ORD

Yeah. Same characters. Same questions. And, of course, will end up with the same results. AS and B6 are great airlines, but they are ultimately niche players. Boston is a growing, global market and a winner in the 21st Century economy. The only thing about the past that is even relevant in this dis...

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by fastmover
Tue Dec 11, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Expansion at BOS with new routes including CLE, DCA, EWR, and ORD
Replies: 215
Views: 21330

Re: Delta Expansion at BOS with new routes including CLE, DCA, EWR, and ORD

Another thread with the most outlandish statements being made regarding what DL is and what DL is not. I don't think this has much to do with B6. This is just DL doing its own thing. It's a natural evolution of what DL has become in the past ten years. This is a massive airline being operated like ...

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by fastmover
Tue Dec 11, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Expansion at BOS with new routes including CLE, DCA, EWR, and ORD
Replies: 215
Views: 21330

Re: Delta Expansion at BOS with new routes including CLE, DCA, EWR, and ORD

They won’t chase JetBlue out of Boston. Sorry. Yes, but if B6 ends up being a takeover target some will equate that to being 'chased out of Boston.' Problem is, I can't see another airline that would want such a big presence in Boston as B6 represents now. And JFK and FLL and MCO. The point is moot...

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by fastmover
Tue Dec 11, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Expansion at BOS with new routes including CLE, DCA, EWR, and ORD
Replies: 215
Views: 21330

Re: Delta Expansion at BOS with new routes including CLE, DCA, EWR, and ORD

While they're still apples and oranges in a lot of respects, I think there are still some useful comparisons to be made with SEA. I remember reading that a lot of the DL market share growth following the SEA buildup wasn't necessarily at AS's expense but instead at AA/UA/WN's. It isn't too far-fetc...

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by fastmover
Tue Dec 11, 2018 5:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Expansion at BOS with new routes including CLE, DCA, EWR, and ORD
Replies: 215
Views: 21330

Re: Delta Expansion at BOS with new routes including CLE, DCA, EWR, and ORD

Well, looks like I'm totally screwed in life because I'm not impressed with a JetBlue 190 or anybody's 190 aircraft. Hope no one flies Southwest. I mean, if a carrier with no seat assignments and a seat back video screen became the most traveled domestic U.S. carrier - the apocalypse will set in. N...

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by fastmover
Tue Dec 11, 2018 5:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Expansion at BOS with new routes including CLE, DCA, EWR, and ORD
Replies: 215
Views: 21330

Re: Delta Expansion at BOS with new routes including CLE, DCA, EWR, and ORD

stlgph wrote:
I've flown plenty of 190s. I've flown plenty of Delta CRJ900s.

Give me the 900.



Really the crj900 over a 190 especially a JetBlue 190. Wow as a guy who has flown both and dh in almost every plane out there this is a new one.

I guess we are all different.

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by fastmover
Mon Dec 10, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Expansion at BOS with new routes including CLE, DCA, EWR, and ORD
Replies: 215
Views: 21330

Re: Delta Expansion at BOS with new routes including CLE, DCA, EWR, and ORD

BOS is on its way to being slotted. Delta did this same thing at JFK. First they passed B6 inflight count, then they passed them in passengers as they upguaged and grew into their operation. Pax numbers aside, if Delta approaches 150 flights in BOS, they are nipping at B6s heels. And Boston is heav...

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by fastmover
Mon Dec 10, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Expansion at BOS with new routes including CLE, DCA, EWR, and ORD
Replies: 215
Views: 21330

Re: Delta Expansion at BOS with new routes including CLE, DCA, EWR, and ORD

What I don’t get is the wisdom on this site. So all of the routes are covered by a combo of JetBlue AA and United but Delta will just make it work. But International wise it will all be covered by Delta and international airlines so there is no way JetBlue could expand.
Interesting stuff.

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by fastmover
Mon Dec 10, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Expansion at BOS with new routes including CLE, DCA, EWR, and ORD
Replies: 215
Views: 21330

Re: Delta Expansion at BOS with new routes including CLE, DCA, EWR, and ORD

B6 is making money at BOS and DL is not. Those regional jet that DL operates have far higher cost than B6 mainline. And they can't continue to grow at current levels because BOS is gate constrained and DL is basically at their limits with this round of expansion. It would be foolhardy to assume tha...

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by fastmover
Mon Dec 10, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Expansion at BOS with new routes including CLE, DCA, EWR, and ORD
Replies: 215
Views: 21330

Re: Delta Expansion at BOS with new routes including CLE, DCA, EWR, and ORD

You guys should just make a thread between this one the oag and Boston one.
Call it Deltas revenge, how DELTA WILL CRUSH JetBlue....ha ha ha ha.

Everyone pretty much knew these were coming. I bet even JetBlue had an idea.

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by fastmover
Tue Dec 04, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is JetBlue's Stock SO LOW??
Replies: 52
Views: 6876

Re: Why is JetBlue's Stock SO LOW??

Oh God the monthly Jetblue thread with the regular jetblue fans, Europe is imminent comments, etc.. Truth is, no idea how jetblue makes money, their Cuba flights, their situation at LGB, their CASM, their perfomance in general... assets may be an explanation but it really is no surprise an investor...

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by fastmover
Tue Dec 04, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is JetBlue's Stock SO LOW??
Replies: 52
Views: 6876

Re: Why is JetBlue's Stock SO LOW??

jfklganyc wrote:
Etops started and now paused or stopped



So if you know (respectfully)
“Or” is not acceptable which is it

Paused

Stopped?

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by fastmover
Tue Dec 04, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is JetBlue's Stock SO LOW??
Replies: 52
Views: 6876

Re: Why is JetBlue's Stock SO LOW??

Their stock is low (compared to other airlines and compared to their own recent history) Wall Street would like to see them stop growing and maximize revenue OR sell themselves In layman’s terms that means become an ultra low-cost carrier or sell yourself to another airline. B6 is an in between car...

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by fastmover
Tue Dec 04, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is JetBlue's Stock SO LOW??
Replies: 52
Views: 6876

Re: Why is JetBlue's Stock SO LOW??

Their stock is low (compared to other airlines and compared to their own recent history) Wall Street would like to see them stop growing and maximize revenue OR sell themselves In layman’s terms that means become an ultra low-cost carrier or sell yourself to another airline. B6 is an in between car...

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by fastmover
Thu Nov 29, 2018 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta now using facial recognition technology at the international terminal in ATL
Replies: 19
Views: 3103

Re: Delta now using facial recognition technology at the international terminal in ATL

http://www.wbur.org/bostonomix/2017/06/ ... tion-pilot

But yes I guess Delta has the first terminal.
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Atlwarrior wrote:
Once again Delta leading the pack.



http://www.wbur.org/bostonomix/2017/06/ ... tion-pilot

But yes I guess Delta has the first terminal.

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