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by Blueballs
Wed Jul 29, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Q2 2020 Earnings Thread
Replies: 17
Views: 3695

Re: JetBlue Q2 2020 Earnings Thread

It's a lot worse than WN factoring in the size difference, too. WN flew about 18B ASMs in Q2 vs. 2.4B at B6. But WN's cash burn for the quarter was $23MM per day vs. $9.5MM/day for B6. So basically 41% of WN's cash burn on 13% of their capacity. I'm a bit surprised it wasn't better for June, too, c...

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by Blueballs
Wed Jul 29, 2020 11:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wexford Capital Buys Bankrupt Via Airlines, Wayne Heller Appointed CEO
Replies: 32
Views: 4481

Re: Wexford Capital Buys Bankrupt Via Airlines, Wayne Heller Appointed CEO

FlyingElvii wrote:
Blueballs wrote:
Wayne heller is a pariah in this industry. Whatever that man has planned is gonna be crooked

Ex-pilot, are you?

Ex republic, still a pilot

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by Blueballs
Wed Jul 29, 2020 3:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wexford Capital Buys Bankrupt Via Airlines, Wayne Heller Appointed CEO
Replies: 32
Views: 4481

Re: Wexford Capital Buys Bankrupt Via Airlines, Wayne Heller Appointed CEO

Wayne heller is a pariah in this industry. Whatever that man has planned is gonna be crooked

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by Blueballs
Mon Mar 23, 2020 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1916
Views: 227762

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

cpl22586 wrote:
wnflyguy wrote:
So rumors are JetBlue is going to park all the A321 until further notice as it scales back flying.

Flyguy



Where did you happen to hear this rumor?

Making up rumors. There’s been no such discussion yet. Though it seems the 190’s will be doing a lot of the lift right now

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by Blueballs
Sat Dec 28, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does WN Need New Strategy for New England?
Replies: 58
Views: 8018

Re: Does WN Need New Strategy for New England?

Easy fix - buy B6. It took only one post for the typical nonsense of wn buying b6. Believe it or not they are a bad match, with very different operating platforms. And wn product would cede all the b6 loyal customers to one of the majors, making the northeast unprofitable for them. B6 is pretty cle...

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by Blueballs
Tue Oct 29, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 255874

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

Jesus you won’t let this go. It’s was supposed to Be here in September and ready to roll in November. This was original plan. Then airbus told them about delays and they knew they wouldn’t get the aircraft early. They had to push back arrival to 2020 to fit with 2020 goals as they did with the neos...

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by Blueballs
Wed Sep 11, 2019 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which London Airport Should JetBlue Pick to Launch Service
Replies: 134
Views: 20153

Re: Which London Airport Should JetBlue Pick to Launch Service

Leftseatpusher wrote:
Blueballs wrote:
richierich wrote:
I know this could be risky but I take Joanna at her word -

This is foolish....she doesn’t know how to do anything but lie and deceive


And what exactly has she lied about?

I take it if you work here it’s at lsc?

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by Blueballs
Tue Sep 10, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which London Airport Should JetBlue Pick to Launch Service
Replies: 134
Views: 20153

Re: Which London Airport Should JetBlue Pick to Launch Service

richierich wrote:
I know this could be risky but I take Joanna at her word -

This is foolish....she doesn’t know how to do anything but lie and deceive

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by Blueballs
Mon Sep 09, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which London Airport Should JetBlue Pick to Launch Service
Replies: 134
Views: 20153

Re: Which London Airport Should JetBlue Pick to Launch Service

JetBlue has some pretty smart people running the airline. We both know this is not the case. The coo is inept and over her head. The chairman of the board won’t let the ceo actually do anything. Speaking of the ceo the employee group hasn’t seen him in months. Best case scenario is this management ...

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by Blueballs
Mon Sep 09, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which London Airport Should JetBlue Pick to Launch Service
Replies: 134
Views: 20153

Re: Which London Airport Should JetBlue Pick to Launch Service

JetBlue has some pretty smart people running the airline. We both know this is not the case. The coo is inept and over her head. The chairman of the board won’t let the ceo actually do anything. Speaking of the ceo the employee group hasn’t seen him in months. Best case scenario is this management ...

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by Blueballs
Thu Jun 06, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 255874

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

A late evening unannounced departure with no preplanned and concurrently announced successorship plan? Nah. This is JG asserting her dominance. Which is sad...his competence will be missed. It's unfortunate and a little bit scary. MSG was one of the few "adults in the room" in leadership,...

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by Blueballs
Sat May 18, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: AS trying to get B6
Replies: 302
Views: 46517

Re: AS trying to get B6

Wasn’t until I saw the author of this before I realized it’s completely made up

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by Blueballs
Sat May 18, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: AS trying to get B6
Replies: 302
Views: 46517

Re: AS trying to get B6

Any merger that replaces our ceo and coo is very welcome.....getting a competent coo would be very welcome

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by Blueballs
Mon Apr 15, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 870
Views: 165093

Re: David Neeleman Raising Funds for New U.S. Airline

I was just talking to neeleman...turns out he is actually planning on taking this capital to buy back Jetblue and go private.

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by Blueballs
Fri Mar 22, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Situation
Replies: 144
Views: 20824

Re: B6 Situation

Here’s the reality from a seasoned jetblue captain: The company is strong financially, in spite of a leadership team that believes “culture starts at the bottom” Leadership doesn’t believe the employees are an asset but a liability We have a chief operations officer with no operational experience, ...

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by Blueballs
Fri Mar 22, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Situation
Replies: 144
Views: 20824

Re: B6 Situation

Here’s the reality from a seasoned jetblue captain: The company is strong financially, in spite of a leadership team that believes “culture starts at the bottom” Leadership doesn’t believe the employees are an asset but a liability We have a chief operations officer with no operational experience, ...

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by Blueballs
Sun Mar 03, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 150205

Re: Jetblue “Save the Date” All Hands - April 10

Hardly. A handful of snowflakes are swirling down gently in the Boston area. No nothing "snowstorm" or "Snowmageddon". But yes, B6 cancelled a boatload of flights. Moral of the story: Don't fly JetBlue in wintertime. They don’t have enough crew to operate. Several emails went ou...

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by Blueballs
Fri Mar 01, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 150205

Re: Jetblue “Save the Date” All Hands - April 10

Lets look at today....5% of B6 operations are already delayed and its not even 7 AM!! I'd like to know what their plan is going to be when their 1x daily flight to LON leaves with nearly half the paying customers missing due to late arriving connections? Will they put them on a DL or an AA flight? ...

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by Blueballs
Thu Feb 28, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Profit Sharing
Replies: 31
Views: 3806

Re: B6 Profit Sharing

.02%. That’s how much I care about helping the operation as I get countless emails begging for help
.02% that’s how much I hope that we don’t merge
100% that’s how much I hope Johanna and Joel Petersen are shown the door

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by Blueballs
Thu Feb 28, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Situation
Replies: 144
Views: 20824

Re: B6 Situation

Here’s the reality from a seasoned jetblue captain: The company is strong financially, in spite of a leadership team that believes “culture starts at the bottom” Leadership doesn’t believe the employees are an asset but a liability We have a chief operations officer with no operational experience, a...

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by Blueballs
Wed Feb 27, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: jetBlue Announcement Tomorrow, 2/27?
Replies: 84
Views: 14908

Re: jetBlue Announcement Tomorrow, 2/27?

It's stupid. It's a sweepstakes for 3 people to win all you can jet passes.. No merger with United or Spirit. No rebrand. No new routes. One collective big Sigh Not yet, but I would bet by the end of this year, they will be merging with someone. I'd settle with a replacement of the chairman of the ...

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by Blueballs
Wed Feb 27, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: jetBlue Announcement Tomorrow, 2/27?
Replies: 84
Views: 14908

Re: jetBlue Announcement Tomorrow, 2/27?

Wow. Jetblue all hype and no delivery....kind of been that way under this lackluster leadership team

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by Blueballs
Wed Apr 18, 2018 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Jetblue E190 Decision imminent and Europe news?
Replies: 217
Views: 37917

Re: Jetblue E190 Decision and Europe news

http://investor.jetblue.com/investor-re ... endar.aspx

That’s not the annual shareholders meeting
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nikeson13 wrote:
JetBlue Airway Q1 Earnings Call is April 24
http://investor.jetblue.com/investor-re ... endar.aspx

That’s not the annual shareholders meeting

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by Blueballs
Wed Apr 18, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Jetblue E190 Decision imminent and Europe news?
Replies: 217
Views: 37917

Re: Jetblue E190 Decision and Europe news

stevemat11 wrote:
Blueballs wrote:
Its being announced at the annual stockholder meeting. Maybe before if they dont want all the questions at the meeting to revolve around the pilot contract and fa union vote



When will that be?

It’s mid May. I can’t remember the day exactly maybe the 17th

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by Blueballs
Wed Apr 18, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Jetblue E190 Decision imminent and Europe news?
Replies: 217
Views: 37917

Re: Jetblue E190 Decision and Europe news

Its being announced at the annual stockholder meeting. Maybe before if they dont want all the questions at the meeting to revolve around the pilot contract and fa union vote

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by Blueballs
Sat Apr 14, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Will B6 Pull Out of LGB?
Replies: 110
Views: 20963

Re: When Will B6 Pull Out of LGB?

They have nothing to worry about because southwest is going to buy jetblue and lgb will be a moot point! ;)

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by Blueballs
Sat Apr 14, 2018 2:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue ordered to reinstate fired Flight Attendant
Replies: 5
Views: 2073

Re: Jetblue ordered to reinstate fired Flight Attendant

Sadly no one is. Joel Peterson is the chairman of the board. He seems to want every group to unionize. I believe he is solely responsible for the destruction of the “CULTure” jetblue prides itself on. On top of that there have been hiring of vp’s up to the executive team that are incompetent and sh...

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by Blueballs
Fri Apr 13, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetSuiteX moving to DFW and growing to 100 RJs
Replies: 185
Views: 41082

Re: JetSuiteX moving to DFW and growing to 100 RJs

MO11 wrote:
Blueballs wrote:
I wouldn’t be surprised if they got 60e190s from jetblue


Since it is legally limited to 30 seats, that would be a great choice....

30 seats on a 190 would be very comfy

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by Blueballs
Fri Apr 13, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetSuiteX moving to DFW and growing to 100 RJs
Replies: 185
Views: 41082

Re: JetSuiteX moving to DFW and growing to 100 RJs

I wouldn’t be surprised if they got 60e190s from jetblue

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by Blueballs
Fri Apr 13, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue ordered to reinstate fired Flight Attendant
Replies: 5
Views: 2073

Re: Jetblue ordered to reinstate fired Flight Attendant

Sadly no one is. Joel Peterson is the chairman of the board. He seems to want every group to unionize. I believe he is solely responsible for the destruction of the “CULTure” jetblue prides itself on. On top of that there have been hiring of vp’s up to the executive team that are incompetent and sho...

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by Blueballs
Sat Apr 07, 2018 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Chooses P&W For NEO's
Replies: 40
Views: 7073

Re: JetBlue Chooses P&W For NEO's

Nothing motivates people like cash money. Keep the “CULTure” and pay me that’s why I come to work

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by Blueballs
Sat Apr 07, 2018 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Chooses P&W For NEO's
Replies: 40
Views: 7073

Re: JetBlue Chooses P&W For NEO's

Maybe the boost in fleet will help with their on time performance. The only thing at this point that’ll improve the on time is settling the pilots contract. They’ve forgotten to take care of the front line employees and nothing will change until they fix this very important relationship Are you say...

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by Blueballs
Fri Apr 06, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Chooses P&W For NEO's
Replies: 40
Views: 7073

Re: JetBlue Chooses P&W For NEO's

evank516 wrote:
Maybe the boost in fleet will help with their on time performance.

The only thing at this point that’ll improve the on time is settling the pilots contract. They’ve forgotten to take care of the front line employees and nothing will change until they fix this very important relationship

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by Blueballs
Tue Mar 20, 2018 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 3+ Hour Delays @ MCO - What's up?
Replies: 19
Views: 3096

Re: 3+ Hour Delays @ MCO - What's up?

Must be a jetblue flight.

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by Blueballs
Tue Mar 13, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dog Dies in Overhead Bin on United Airlines Flight
Replies: 491
Views: 34892

Re: Dog killed onboard United Airlines flight (in cabin)

Well don’t bring your animal. My guess is it didn’t fit in the seat in front of her, and a typical entitled passenger probably demanded her dog is her friend and must stay. Well if the bag don’t fit you bought the wrong bag. As such she is solely responsible for the death of Fido and the owner shoul...

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by Blueballs
Tue Mar 13, 2018 6:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Competition for Cuba flights sparks airline row: JetBlue at loggerheads with the US big three again
Replies: 69
Views: 10453

Re: Competition for Cuba flights sparks airline row: JetBlue at loggerheads with the US big three again

You clearly work for a different jetblue then me. Jetblue can’t plan their way out of a paper bag, forget an actual irop. I’ve been here a long time and it takes jetblue a week to recover from a mild irop, not a day, and that’s if they can even keep track of the planes and find the crews. I’ve neve...

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by Blueballs
Tue Mar 13, 2018 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA downsizing NYC for future B6 takeover?
Replies: 58
Views: 12363

Re: AA downsizing NYC for future B6 takeover?

We are profitable in spite of ourselves. A pilot contract would go a long way in getting some goodwill back and righting the course of the ship. It won’t take long to be very unprofitable if management doesn’t start making decisions and stop trying so hard to appease Wall Street. I’ve never seen a c...

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by Blueballs
Tue Mar 13, 2018 1:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Competition for Cuba flights sparks airline row: JetBlue at loggerheads with the US big three again
Replies: 69
Views: 10453

Re: Competition for Cuba flights sparks airline row: JetBlue at loggerheads with the US big three again

B6 needs to focus on their own internal mess and quit trying to start fights with the big boys. Their approach reminds me of the same with a guy known as "Rocket man." exactly. My thoughts as well. Yesterday was as clear a day as one can have on the east coast for flying and yet JetBlue s...

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by Blueballs
Mon Feb 19, 2018 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue is having an internal crisis
Replies: 52
Views: 16366

Re: Jetblue is having an internal crisis

STT757 wrote:
Is current management just preparing to sell the airline?

Hopefully, unfortunately I think it’s just incompetence

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by Blueballs
Sun Feb 18, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue is having an internal crisis
Replies: 52
Views: 16366

Jetblue is having an internal crisis

https://www.comparably.com/companies/je ... ys/reviews
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It’s not all love and sunshine. Culture doesn’t pay the bills.
Please look and see for yourself how the employees feel
https://www.comparably.com/companies/je ... ys/reviews

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by Blueballs
Fri Feb 16, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How much profit do airlines make out of your $355 ticket
Replies: 12
Views: 4389

Re: How much profit do airlines make out of your $355 ticket

Pilots aren’t intentionally doing anything. They are doing only their jobs now and not everyone else’s. There’s where the ontime suffers. Goodwill is gone

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by Blueballs
Thu Feb 15, 2018 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How much profit do airlines make out of your $355 ticket
Replies: 12
Views: 4389

Re: How much profit do airlines make out of your $355 ticket

[quote="jubguy3"]I would love if JetBlue used their profits to solve operational problems. Their on time ratings are continue to slip and slip.[/quotes]
I bet if they would finally settle the labor dispute with their pilots the on time ratings would drastically improve....just a guess

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by Blueballs
Tue Nov 07, 2017 4:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Weighs LGB Changes
Replies: 45
Views: 7989

Re: B6 Weighs LGB Changes

As an insider this “leaked memo” is made up. Not sure who or why it’s out in the world but this definitely did not circulate

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by Blueballs
Sun Oct 22, 2017 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue question
Replies: 13
Views: 3531

Re: JetBlue question

From the pilot perspective I feel a good portion of us don’t agree with much of what the board and ceo are doing. He panders to Wall Street too much. Jetblue at this point would rather be a travel agent and farm out wverything

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by Blueballs
Sat Jul 22, 2017 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska CEO on Airbus
Replies: 254
Views: 43260

Re: Alaska CEO on Airbus

BravoOne wrote:
Sorry look it up yourself as I don't have time to get into some AB vs Boeing pissing contest.

And yet you found time to post this. Is it perhaps because you prefer one over the other? Have you looked it up?

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by Blueballs
Tue Jul 18, 2017 10:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue pilot union/B6ALPA files for mediation with NMB
Replies: 27
Views: 3589

Re: JetBlue pilot union/B6ALPA files for mediation with NMB

Just to be clear, this is after a second low ball pay proposal from the company. Too bad the company hasn't been doing the right thing for a long time

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by Blueballs
Sun Jul 02, 2017 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOR: United and jetblue merger
Replies: 90
Views: 44556

Re: United and jetblue merger

Either way it just does not make sense for United to merge with Jetblue after they just got done merging with Continental a few years ago. Even now they are still trying to relax the airline. Stupid rumors like this have been going on for years. And Blueballs gives no actual evidence to support his...

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by Blueballs
Sat Jul 01, 2017 4:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOR: United and jetblue merger
Replies: 90
Views: 44556

Re: United and jetblue merger

Yes they are trying to get earnings up to drive the price up. When I say running on fumes I simply mean there is not a spare aircraft or pilot around. They are running so tight and burning guys out so much the operation falls apart weekly. On time performance is a running joke. They are running thi...

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by Blueballs
Sat Jul 01, 2017 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOR: United and jetblue merger
Replies: 90
Views: 44556

Re: United and jetblue merger

Yes they are trying to get earnings up to drive the price up. When I say running on fumes I simply mean there is not a spare aircraft or pilot around. They are running so tight and burning guys out so much the operation falls apart weekly. On time performance is a running joke. They are running this...

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