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by B6BOSfan
Wed Jun 24, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - June 2020
Replies: 182
Views: 18576

Re: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - June 2020

I wonder how they are going to enforce this though. Florida's quarantine was basically toothless. There is a little bit of payback element here. I think it will be "self enforced." While on a certain level a joke it would be enough to quash travel between the 3 states and Florida. Not to ...

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by B6BOSfan
Wed Jun 24, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major Expansion B6 at EWR and JFK
Replies: 275
Views: 34208

Re: Major Expansion B6 at EWR and JFK

New York, New Jersey and Connecticut to place a 14-day quarantine on anyone arriving in the region from a state with a high #coronavirus infection rate. Not good for travelers looking to head out of the city to say, Florida or Arizona. Fully depends on what the restrictions are, and also if you liv...

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by B6BOSfan
Wed Jun 24, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major Expansion B6 at EWR and JFK
Replies: 275
Views: 34208

Re: Major Expansion B6 at EWR and JFK

New York, New Jersey and Connecticut to place a 14-day quarantine on anyone arriving in the region from a state with a high #coronavirus infection rate.

Not good for travelers looking to head out of the city to say, Florida or Arizona.

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by B6BOSfan
Mon Jun 22, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 971
Views: 130974

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020

Just completed a 5-day trip from BOS-MCO and DAB-BOS to visit family. Some observations: - Logan Airport remains a ghost town. 5:30am traffic into the airport was virtually non-existent. - My travel was confined to Terminal B. MassPort is doing an incredible job keeping the place the cleanest I've e...

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by B6BOSfan
Mon Jun 08, 2020 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1223
Views: 190179

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

To tphuang's point, I feel like B6 has cut a bit too much, and won't be able to capitalize on some pent up demand. I'm flying mid-June out of BOS to Florida, and would ALWAYS give my flying to B6 first, but for this trip -- using WN to MCO via BWI and AA back to BOS from DAB via CLT. The price point...

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by B6BOSfan
Wed May 27, 2020 8:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1223
Views: 190179

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

Always a bit leery looking at these B6 plans. I was all set to book BOS-JAX -- and poof -- the flight went away.

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by B6BOSfan
Wed May 27, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest wins JD Power award in both categories for US carriers
Replies: 51
Views: 3962

Re: WN wins JD Power award in both categories

JD Power is a joke at this point. Boarding on WN is gross. Their crews however are the best. Jetblue is by far the best domestic inflight product (if you ignore their reliability) It's based on customers, so kind of no surprise Southwest does so well. While the typical traveler doesn't like the cat...

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by B6BOSfan
Fri May 22, 2020 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SLC Airport to Close Existing Concourses as new ones open
Replies: 66
Views: 8921

Re: SLC Airport to Close All Existing Gates in September

Slice it anyway you want but SLC is a net loser in this pandemic. Apart from their large reliance on DL, the LDS international church traffic (has) will take a foreseeable hit. Expansion is an LDS tenet...things have changed. Fly in skiers for the 20/21 season will be virtually non existent, and on...

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by B6BOSfan
Thu Apr 23, 2020 2:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1223
Views: 190179

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

Can someone help clarify the final CARES Act? Rumor has it from credible people that B6 won’t reopen HDN. They offered 2x weekly to BOS and 2x weekly to FLL. I would think they’d be required to fly 1x weekly. What’s the recourse if HDN doesn’t reopen? When the flight extension came out, they were o...

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by B6BOSfan
Thu Apr 09, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Consolidation of Airport Operations
Replies: 46
Views: 9101

Re: Consolidation of Airport Operations

Logan Airport in Boston has shutdown part of Terminal C's piers due to low traffic. Cape Air was moved to the International Terminal (E).

Delta doesn't seem to have anything "flying" day-to-day from the satellite side of Terminal A.

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by B6BOSfan
Tue Apr 07, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1223
Views: 190179

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

Looks like JetBlue has begun sending a bunch of planes out to the Arizona desert. FlightRadar24 shows the following planes at MZJ or en-route: https://www.flightradar24.com/airport/mzj/arrivals E190 (N373JB) A320 (N529JB) A320 (N649JB) A320 (N705JB) A320 (N603JB) E190 (N375JB) A320 (N569JB) A320 (N8...

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by B6BOSfan
Sat Apr 04, 2020 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 971
Views: 130974

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020

Last week's #s released by Massport regarding passengers departing Logan: March 23-29 2019 – 380,247 2020 – 26,611 (93% drop) Previous two weeks March 16-22 2019 – 396,646 2020 – 94,758 (76.1% drop) March 9-15 2019 – 415,401 2020 – 262,315 (36.9% drop) Are there other similar-sized airports that ar...

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by B6BOSfan
Fri Apr 03, 2020 9:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1223
Views: 190179

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

Jetblue note to crewmembers -- posted publicly on their website spell out the staggering situation for the airline http://blueir.investproductions.com/investor-relations/press-releases/2020/04-03-2020-212054920 - 7,000 customers expected daily in April and possibly May vs. the 120,000 typically - Ta...

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by B6BOSfan
Fri Apr 03, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 971
Views: 130974

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020

Last week's #s released by Massport regarding passengers departing Logan:
March 23-29
2019 – 380,247
2020 – 26,611 (93% drop)

Previous two weeks
March 16-22
2019 – 396,646
2020 – 94,758 (76.1% drop)

March 9-15
2019 – 415,401
2020 – 262,315 (36.9% drop)

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by B6BOSfan
Wed Apr 01, 2020 5:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1223
Views: 190179

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

Just got an alert my JetBlue BOS-DEN flight for May was cancelled. For the heck of it, I started poking around, and virtually every flight from BOS-DEN is gone in April. So, I looked around a bit more... BOS-MCO -- NO direct service most days in late April -- up to 3x early April (varies) BOS-ATL --...

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by B6BOSfan
Sat Mar 28, 2020 2:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 971
Views: 130974

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020

Some staggering #s released by Massport today regarding passengers departing Logan over the past two weeks: March 9-15 2019 – 415,401 2020 – 262,315 (36.9% drop) March 16-22 2019 – 396,646 2020 – 94,758 (76.1% drop) https://www.wcvb.com/article/bostons-logan-airport-sees-76-drop-in-passenger-traffic...

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by B6BOSfan
Sat Mar 28, 2020 2:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1223
Views: 190179

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

Crazy to see how empty JetBlue's terminal in Boston is at 5pm on a Friday.

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by B6BOSfan
Fri Mar 20, 2020 5:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1223
Views: 190179

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

Looked at some cuts from Boston for Thursday, April 9. I compared it with what the JetBlue site timetables show (which still seem to show the old frequencies -- not for sale) TRANSCON BOS-SEA 1 daily (A321/mint) [Was 2 daily] BOS-SFO 4 daily (A321/mint) [Was 5 daily] BOS-LAX 3 daily (A321/mint) [Was...

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by B6BOSfan
Tue Mar 17, 2020 2:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 337592

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

That Delta flight at JFK was bound for Seattle. Statement from Delta: Customers on Delta flight 2503 returned to the JFK terminal Monday after a customer shared they may have been previously exposed to coronavirus, and our aviation medical consultants recommended the customer be evaluated. We contin...

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by B6BOSfan
Sun Mar 15, 2020 5:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1223
Views: 190179

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

Seeing a fair number of BOS-MCO flights next Saturday/Sunday using E-190 equipment, and some A320s. Only one or two A321s. I have to assume that's an equipment swap on those flights.

Flights are priced at $38 for next Saturday and $26 the following Saturday. Incredible.

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by B6BOSfan
Thu Mar 12, 2020 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1223
Views: 190179

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

Seems like JetBlue's booking platform has partially crashed. I've actually tried logging into my TrueBlue account to get travel credits and book future flights but haven't been able to since yesterday. This message on their website: TrueBlue sign in is currently unavailable. You can still manage you...

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by B6BOSfan
Wed Mar 11, 2020 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 971
Views: 130974

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2020

We'll see later this month how bad the load factors are for flights to/from Boston/Logan, but some stats gathered by WCVB in Boston on Tuesday give some perspective of the drop. Data provided by TSA: passengers going through security checkpoint at Logan Week of 2/24 – 3/1 2019 2020 % Change 383,111 ...

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by B6BOSfan
Wed Mar 11, 2020 1:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1223
Views: 190179

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

Alright, a lot of changes for JFK this week. My theory is that AA maybe leasing them some slots, because they just added another 15 flights here for summer season and AA cut over 30 flights for the same time this week. I don't know if that's what this is, but that's a lot of growth out of JFK. They...

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by B6BOSfan
Tue Feb 25, 2020 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest adding Steamboat Springs
Replies: 86
Views: 11957

Re: Southwest adding Steamboat Springs

This is very much a subsidized route -- and i suspect is partially being funded by the war between Alterra Mountain Company (and its IKON Passes) and Vail Resorts (and the Epic Pass). Steamboat regularly sends emails advertising the non-stop JetBlue flights from BOS -- along with discounts to stay o...

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by B6BOSfan
Fri Jan 24, 2020 4:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1223
Views: 190179

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

What's the evidence that these leased A321s are not getting reconfigured? I read through their entire earnings call and didn't see anything about that. I did see confirmation again that there will be expansion of mint program. We know so far, they've added additional frequency to JFK-SAN, JFK-LAX a...

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by B6BOSfan
Thu Oct 17, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2702
Views: 420903

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

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Delta's hangar at Logan airport sustained serious roof damage overnight. Half of the cover of the roof was ripped off.
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by B6BOSfan
Thu Oct 17, 2019 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2702
Views: 420903

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

Just returned from a four-day weekend to London via British Airways. Outbound: 7:15pm A380 to LHR | Return: 7:55pm 777 to BOS On a rainy Friday night in October (granted Columbus Day weekend), I couldn't believe how full the A380 was. "Completely full flight" according to the crew -- and I...

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by B6BOSfan
Mon Aug 19, 2019 6:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2702
Views: 420903

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

Southwest ground agent I spoke with leaving my flight Sunday night said the airline's last day of operation at Terminal A would be the night of the 28th (a Wednesday). First day of operation from Terminal B would be Thursday the 29th. It's amazing how much space there actually is in that area, and j...

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by B6BOSfan
Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2702
Views: 420903

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

Everyone seems to think BOS-LGW is a poke in the eye of JetBlue, but IMHO this is more of a blow to DY. Totally agree with this assessment. Both JetBlue and Delta have very dedicated customers based in the United States. I can't imagine Norwegian does. Also, looking at fares during off-peak times, ...

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by B6BOSfan
Mon Aug 12, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2702
Views: 420903

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

Coming into Logan on Southwest Sunday night. Guessing I'm still going to be arriving at the old gates in Terminal A? If it IS Terminal B by then, I'll be sure to get lots of pics!

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by B6BOSfan
Thu Aug 08, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2702
Views: 420903

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

Flew in on LX 52 last night after a nice European vacation with the family. Arrived at 8pm right in time for the summer night rush at customs. Naturally it was insane, but had a trick up my sleeve. Used the new mobile passport app and was able to get thru in under 5 minutes. We passed the entire im...

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by B6BOSfan
Thu Aug 01, 2019 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2702
Views: 420903

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

ANother rough day weather wise - looking like 40+ flights into BOS have been diverted. Confirmed wind gusts of 74, 73, 68 and 67 all within the 3:30pm - 4pm timeframe at Logan out of the southwest and southeast. Here's what I saw as 'diverted' B66112 - PHL - Diverted to PWM IB6165 - MAD - Diverted ...

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by B6BOSfan
Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2702
Views: 420903

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

I never understood the allure of Logan express (LEX is going to confuse LEX fanboys).... with a 30-45 in bus ride and waiting between buses, might as well just use PVD or MHT in many instances and be on the road 5 min after walking out the terminal. Two words: non-stop flights. Is that 2 or 3 words...

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by B6BOSfan
Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2702
Views: 420903

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

46 years ago today, July 31, 1973, Delta 723, a DC-9, crashed into a seawall landing at BOS. The 89 people onboard all died. One survivor died in December 1973 in hospital. The NTSB found the failure of the flightcrew to monitor altitude and to recognize passage of the aircraft through the approach...

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by B6BOSfan
Fri Jul 19, 2019 2:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2702
Views: 420903

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

Interesting, however there's another point.. if DL are at 111 and they count their international partners in the 140, who on earth is flying 29 flights a day? 2 VS 2 AF 1 KL (not even daily) 1 KE (not even daily) 3 WS - YYZ So that's 9, what am I missing here? and I will be happily corrected as my ...

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by B6BOSfan
Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK/EWR/LGA Diversions 7/17
Replies: 7
Views: 2267

Re: JFK/EWR/LGA Diversions 7/17

Here's a look at what I found for BOS. I can't imagine where they're parking all these planes! British Airways 179 - LHR to JFK https://flightaware.com/live/flight/BAW179/history/20190717/1715Z/EGLL/KBOS Norwegian 7011 - CPH to JFK https://flightaware.com/live/flight/NAX7011/history/20190717/1720Z/E...

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by B6BOSfan
Thu Jul 18, 2019 2:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2702
Views: 420903

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

Keep in mind that even though there is expansion in terminal E starting in 2021, JetBlue will take up a lot of those new slot opened up. They are getting 26 A321LR/XLR into service from 2021 to 2024. Funny how that times perfectly with Terminal E expansion? By my estimation, that will allow them to...

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by B6BOSfan
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2702
Views: 420903

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

Reading all this discussion, I have a couple of questions: - If you're adding "bus" gates at the end of Runway 14-32, where's the room to de-ice planes in the winter? I seem to recall that's where that work is done when needed. - Is Delta counting some of its international partner airlines...

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by B6BOSfan
Fri Jun 28, 2019 3:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 254281

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

What about the old C40 to 42 and the other gate they are getting out of B & C connector? When do they get those? They haven't even begun any construction on that stretch yet --- and I don't know if that work is going to start before this fall, when the whole realignment of the ridesharing vehic...

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by B6BOSfan
Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2702
Views: 420903

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

Never understood having "visibility" problems in the 21st century. Can the board computer not calculate trajectory, speed, distance, and altitude? Seems like at least one or two of these planes actually attempted to land too, and pulled back up A fourth JetBlue plane diverted to BDL https...

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by B6BOSfan
Wed Jun 26, 2019 11:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2702
Views: 420903

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

Looks like BOS had a bit of a weather adventure around 5 p.m. Wednesday. Low clouds moved in from Boston Harbor, dropping visibility from 10 miles --- down to 1/4 of a mile! The 1/4 mile visibility remained from 5:20 p.m. to about 5:54 p.m. I found at least four flights that had to divert -- two Jet...

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by B6BOSfan
Sat Jun 22, 2019 12:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue A320 refurbish thread
Replies: 644
Views: 115516

Re: Jetblue A320 refurbish thread

FARmd90 wrote:
A new updated list
Also I’m not able to confirm, only going off of flight aware. But it seems that tail 605 (Boston Red Sox) has gone in for the refit. Ferried BOS-SAL on 06/16


Wonder if Row 21, Seat E will have a customized "Red" seat like it does now for Ted Williams.

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by B6BOSfan
Mon Jun 03, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 254281

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

Planeboy17 wrote:
Per company email, B6 will fly to HDN from both BOS and FLL again this winter. Nothing more specific than that.


Any start date from BOS? Saturdays only? I might be the one person thrilled to hear this. #SkiNut

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by B6BOSfan
Mon Jun 03, 2019 7:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 254281

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

tphuang wrote:
Looks like B6 is moving to T1 of SAN. Not great news considering that's where the ULCCs are. I'm sure it wasn't B6's first choice.


Given the light schedule B6 has at SAN, I wonder if they'll be given the awful Gate 1, 1A combo that requires separate security. Overall, T1 isn't great at SAN.

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by B6BOSfan
Thu May 30, 2019 4:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS wins 12th straight JD Power award
Replies: 86
Views: 7224

Re: AS wins 12th straight JD Power award

Seems like West Coast loves Alaska, East Coast (predominately the Northeast) loves JetBlue. I've tried both Alaska and routinely fly JetBlue. Both offer excellent product. I am biased to JetBlue since I can fly to dozens of places from Boston. Alaska doesn't offer me nearly the options from out east...

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by B6BOSfan
Thu May 30, 2019 1:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2702
Views: 420903

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

Take two for CLEAR at Logan Airport. See if they take-off this time. https://www.wcvb.com/article/new-service-offers-faster-way-to-get-through-logan/27622594 My TSA PreCheck experience at Terminal C is always faster than at Terminal A. Why would I want to pay this again? Pre-check for me is more ab...

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by B6BOSfan
Wed May 29, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2702
Views: 420903

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

Looks like CLEAR has been added at Terminal A. Delta are not messing around, this must be very attractive to business travelers. Take two for CLEAR at Logan Airport. See if they take-off this time. https://www.wcvb.com/article/new-service-offers-faster-way-to-get-through-logan/27622594 My TSA PreCh...

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by B6BOSfan
Wed May 29, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2702
Views: 420903

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

Looks like CLEAR has been added at Terminal A. Delta are not messing around, this must be very attractive to business travelers. Take two for CLEAR at Logan Airport. See if they take-off this time. https://www.wcvb.com/article/new-service-offers-faster-way-to-get-through-logan/27622594 My TSA PreCh...

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