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$10 Billion JFK Airport Renovation

Sun Sep 23, 2018 8:30 pm

Light on details, apparently forthcoming “in the coming weeks.”

From the article:

The plan is expected to provide upgrades to John F. Kennedy International Airport, in Queens, including new roads for motorists, improved taxiways for aircraft and a modern, more consolidated terminal layout.

But it won’t include one element that planners say is essential to handling rising demand in the coming decades: a new runway.


https://www.wsj.com/articles/10-billion ... listb_pos4
 
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Re: $10 Billion JFK Airport Renovation

Sun Sep 23, 2018 9:05 pm

This article is from Jan 2017. Not sure what has transpired since.

https://www.archdaily.com/803063/new-yo ... fk-airport

The illustrations in the above link depict an addition to T1; a new terminal between the current T5 and T8; and re-designed T8 concourses.
 
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Re: $10 Billion JFK Airport Renovation

Sun Sep 23, 2018 11:19 pm

I tried the usual googling the article trick but it seems to not be working for me. Can anybody copy and paste the article?
 
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Re: $10 Billion JFK Airport Renovation

Mon Sep 24, 2018 12:15 am

I googled it and was able to read the entire article from the Wall Street journal that was posted. Said more info will be released in the coming weeks. It is not the same article from post 2. I cannot imagine a rebuild like LGA. I would assume three terminals basically. 1 to 4 will be demolished and rebuilt with exception of head house on 4. Terminal 5 will be built over and 7 demolished and American's terminal 8 will be built out and completed. This will simplify it. I think too much money for and entire rebuild and don't think the airlines will go for it after the investments from American, jetBlue and Delta.
 
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Re: $10 Billion JFK Airport Renovation

Mon Sep 24, 2018 1:03 am

The Second Avenue Subway in its complete extension will be opend before a new runway is built anywhere in New York, in fact planes will probably have been replaced by vertical take off and landing crafts by the time a new runway is politically possible.
 
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Re: $10 Billion JFK Airport Renovation

Mon Sep 24, 2018 1:34 am

From what I understand, all of JFK would have to be leveled and a clean sheet design implemented. Otherwise, and I'm no urban planner, I would fill in Thurston Basin/Head of Bay and lay down a runway from Rockaway Blvd barreling through Meadowmere to Bayswater. Or, at least the general area. The state & fed can claim that a bigger tax role will supplement the 'poorer' areas of Long Island and the Rockaways.
 
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Re: $10 Billion JFK Airport Renovation

Mon Sep 24, 2018 7:08 pm

rj1385 wrote:
I googled it and was able to read the entire article from the Wall Street journal that was posted. Said more info will be released in the coming weeks. It is not the same article from post 2. I cannot imagine a rebuild like LGA. I would assume three terminals basically. 1 to 4 will be demolished and rebuilt with exception of head house on 4. Terminal 5 will be built over and 7 demolished and American's terminal 8 will be built out and completed. This will simplify it. I think too much money for and entire rebuild and don't think the airlines will go for it after the investments from American, jetBlue and Delta.


I doubt T1-T4 will be demolished. More likely, T4A will be extended as originally planned. This will be the new Terminal Two.

T2 will be demolished. T1 will be reconfigured and a new concourse will be added. This will be the new Terminal One.

T5 will be renamed Terminal Three.

T7 will be demolished and a new terminal built. This will be the new Terminal Four.

The build out of T8, informed by the original plan, will be completed. This will be the new Terminal Five.

New roads to facilitate the flow of traffic. New taxiways to align with the new terminal layouts. This sounds like $10B in New York dollars.

I agree that it will not be a rebuild. Evolutionary not revolutionary.
 
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Re: $10 Billion JFK Airport Renovation

Mon Sep 24, 2018 9:58 pm

Is it lost on anyone over 25 yo that the last $10 billion dollar JFK redo only ended with the completion of the T4 Delta expansion less than a decade ago?

That 20 year program included a new tower, airtrain (maxed out), new roadway system (maxed out), T1 (maxed out), T5, expanded T7 (beyond maxed out) and and unfinished PAAlace at T8 and a bunch of new garages
 
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Mon Sep 24, 2018 10:04 pm

jfklganyc wrote:
Is it lost on anyone over 25 yo that the last $10 billion dollar JFK redo only ended with the completion of the T4 Delta expansion less than a decade ago?

That 20 year program included a new tower, airtrain (maxed out), new roadway system (maxed out), T1 (maxed out), T5, expanded T7 (beyond maxed out) and and unfinished PAAlace at T8 and a bunch of new garages

And where would we be without that $10 billion expansion?
 
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Re: $10 Billion JFK Airport Renovation

Mon Sep 24, 2018 10:46 pm

airliner371 wrote:
jfklganyc wrote:
Is it lost on anyone over 25 yo that the last $10 billion dollar JFK redo only ended with the completion of the T4 Delta expansion less than a decade ago?

That 20 year program included a new tower, airtrain (maxed out), new roadway system (maxed out), T1 (maxed out), T5, expanded T7 (beyond maxed out) and and unfinished PAAlace at T8 and a bunch of new garages

And where would we be without that $10 billion expansion?


Still dodging birds and rain buckets in T3...
 
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Mon Sep 24, 2018 11:55 pm

that air train got be the greatest thing for air travelers out of NYC.
 
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Re: $10 Billion JFK Airport Renovation

Tue Sep 25, 2018 12:29 am

william wrote:
https://www.6sqft.com/despite-growing-demand-the-10b-overhaul-of-jfk-airport-does-not-include-a-new-runway/

Image

Not sure what terminal this is

Image


Great find. Based on the rendering and in my humble opinion, it does not solve a lot of the issues such as space inefficiencies and movement restrictions. If they are going to be spending that much money to just build out existing architecture, they may as well raze the buildings and install a DFW, or ATL terminal and movement pattern to maximize traffic moving from point A to point B in an efficient and effective manner.

JFK is in a similar position as LHR was a few years ago. They may have to take a LHR approach and build in multiple efficient phases to maintain operations and push the airport towards the future.
 
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Re: $10 Billion JFK Airport Renovation

Tue Sep 25, 2018 12:45 am

I believe the intial plan is to build this in phases. The PA are definitely learning from the LGA redevelopement project on how to build an airport while its fully operational.

I am interested to see how this will pan out amongst the various airlines. I also expect to see some terminals to be full at the gils while the first terminal will be rebuilt.
 
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Re: $10 Billion JFK Airport Renovation

Tue Sep 25, 2018 1:32 am

Bradin wrote:
Great find.


The illustration is from the Jan 2017 article linked in post #2 and reused in the Sep 2018 article.

The five terminal layout makes sense. The complete rebuild of T8 concourses makes less sense. Why redesign and rebuild vs finish what was started and perhaps slightly modify based on what’s now known about future needs?
 
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Re: $10 Billion JFK Airport Renovation

Tue Sep 25, 2018 2:35 am

questions wrote:
Bradin wrote:
Great find.


The illustration is from the Jan 2017 article linked in post #2 and reused in the Sep 2018 article.

The five terminal layout makes sense. The complete rebuild of T8 concourses makes less sense. Why redesign and rebuild vs finish what was started and perhaps slightly modify based on what’s now known about future needs?


I was aware it was from 2017 because I looked at the URL of the image when I first considered it. To that end, it was why I said based on that rendering, and not based on the current plan.

The five terminal plan makes sense on paper and from an accounting perspective, but operationally, it doesn't make sense. It doesn't address constraints on traffic patterns such as the ones we hear when Kennedy Steve was running ground at JFK playing shuffling my planes all over the place trying to get planes in and out or the extremely painful long trips around the airport trying to queue for certain runways..
 
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Re: $10 Billion JFK Airport Renovation

Tue Sep 25, 2018 4:56 am

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I was aware it was from 2017 because I looked at the URL of the image when I first considered it. To that end, it was why I said based on that rendering, and not based on the current plan.


Sorry that was meant to be a general clarification for all not an attack on you. :)
 
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Re: $10 Billion JFK Airport Renovation

Tue Sep 25, 2018 10:21 am

More state aid for the US aviation sector then !!
 
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Re: $10 Billion JFK Airport Renovation

Tue Sep 25, 2018 10:44 am

Bradin wrote:
william wrote:
https://www.6sqft.com/despite-growing-demand-the-10b-overhaul-of-jfk-airport-does-not-include-a-new-runway/

Image

Not sure what terminal this is

Image


Great find. Based on the rendering and in my humble opinion, it does not solve a lot of the issues such as space inefficiencies and movement restrictions. If they are going to be spending that much money to just build out existing architecture, they may as well raze the buildings and install a DFW, or ATL terminal and movement pattern to maximize traffic moving from point A to point B in an efficient and effective manner.

JFK is in a similar position as LHR was a few years ago. They may have to take a LHR approach and build in multiple efficient phases to maintain operations and push the airport towards the future.


Atlanta terminal okay.

DFW has been trying to get past the shortfalls of the horseshoe terminals for decades...that layout isnt the envy of anyone...not even MCI!
 
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Tue Sep 25, 2018 1:21 pm

Could they please just stay focused on LaGuardia before they start butchering JFK? Please?
 
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Tue Sep 25, 2018 1:28 pm

jfklganyc wrote:

DFW has been trying to get past the shortfalls of the horseshoe terminals for decades...that layout isnt the envy of anyone...not even MCI!


Luckily unlike MCI the DFW terminals are wide enough such that you can have a security check point that serves the entire terminal as opposed to four gates at MCI. The skylink moves you around pretty quickly to boot!
 
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Tue Sep 25, 2018 1:53 pm

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Could they please just stay focused on LaGuardia before they start butchering JFK? Please?


JFK was butchered in '85 when Gov. MARIO Cuomo brown nosed the construction unions and not only destroyed a lovely small meadow with the three cathedrals, but laid down that awful, awful, tangled spaghetti plate of new roadways to the terminals to replace said meadow and cathedrals. Now, I'm no urban planner, but something tells me that maybe an elevated roadway hugging the terminals, along with a parallel light roadway, would have been more effective and preserve the beautiful meadow. Just sayin'.
 
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Tue Sep 25, 2018 2:07 pm

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evank516 wrote:
Could they please just stay focused on LaGuardia before they start butchering JFK? Please?


JFK was butchered in '85 when Gov. MARIO Cuomo brown nosed the construction unions and not only destroyed a lovely small meadow with the three cathedrals, but laid down that awful, awful, tangled spaghetti plate of new roadways to the terminals to replace said meadow and cathedrals. Now, I'm no urban planner, but something tells me that maybe an elevated roadway hugging the terminals, along with a parallel light roadway, would have been more effective and preserve the beautiful meadow. Just sayin'.


Sure, do whatever you want. Just finish LaGuardia first.
 
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Tue Sep 25, 2018 3:50 pm

questions wrote:
Bradin wrote:
Great find.


The illustration is from the Jan 2017 article linked in post #2 and reused in the Sep 2018 article.

The five terminal layout makes sense. The complete rebuild of T8 concourses makes less sense. Why redesign and rebuild vs finish what was started and perhaps slightly modify based on what’s now known about future needs?


At some point, the Oneworld alliance needs multiple A380-compatible gates, whether that's at today's T7 or T8. Even if IAG decides that the 777X is BA's longhaul Plane of the Future to replace the 744 fleet, that probably means the A380s cascading down to shorter routes like LHR-JFK to take maximum advantage of the 777X's presumptively-better fuel efficiency, in much the same way that BA's 744s today are concentrated on US East Coast routes. In the specific case of JFK, that's constrained by gates, and the overall inefficiency to the JV by having BA and AA in separate, albeit adjacent, terminals.
 
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Re: $10 Billion JFK Airport Renovation

Tue Sep 25, 2018 6:50 pm

jfklganyc wrote:
Bradin wrote:
william wrote:
https://www.6sqft.com/despite-growing-demand-the-10b-overhaul-of-jfk-airport-does-not-include-a-new-runway/

Image

Not sure what terminal this is

Image


Great find. Based on the rendering and in my humble opinion, it does not solve a lot of the issues such as space inefficiencies and movement restrictions. If they are going to be spending that much money to just build out existing architecture, they may as well raze the buildings and install a DFW, or ATL terminal and movement pattern to maximize traffic moving from point A to point B in an efficient and effective manner.

JFK is in a similar position as LHR was a few years ago. They may have to take a LHR approach and build in multiple efficient phases to maintain operations and push the airport towards the future.


Atlanta terminal okay.

DFW has been trying to get past the shortfalls of the horseshoe terminals for decades...that layout isnt the envy of anyone...not even MCI!


I absolutely adore our horseshoe terminals. I can be from my car through security and at the gate in less than five minutes reliably. ATL is great for connections but their security lines suck for O&D passengers.
 
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Re: $10 Billion JFK Airport Renovation

Tue Sep 25, 2018 7:36 pm

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questions wrote:
Bradin wrote:
Great find.


The illustration is from the Jan 2017 article linked in post #2 and reused in the Sep 2018 article.

The five terminal layout makes sense. The complete rebuild of T8 concourses makes less sense. Why redesign and rebuild vs finish what was started and perhaps slightly modify based on what’s now known about future needs?


At some point, the Oneworld alliance needs multiple A380-compatible gates, whether that's at today's T7 or T8. Even if IAG decides that the 777X is BA's longhaul Plane of the Future to replace the 744 fleet, that probably means the A380s cascading down to shorter routes like LHR-JFK to take maximum advantage of the 777X's presumptively-better fuel efficiency, in much the same way that BA's 744s today are concentrated on US East Coast routes. In the specific case of JFK, that's constrained by gates, and the overall inefficiency to the JV by having BA and AA in separate, albeit adjacent, terminals.


I've only flown out of JFK a handful of times, so pardon my ignorance, but how come T7 can't be made to accommodate the 380? It looks like a little big of jigging with gates 9, 10, 11, and 12 would be easy enough to fit in a few A380 gates. Perhaps that would mean getting rid of one of the gates, but surely it would be worth it to enable 380 operations to replace the 747s.

I don't buy that BA will simply replace the 747s on this route with 350s or 777-9s given that it would mean decreasing the number of seats on offer on this route.
 
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I don't buy that BA will simply replace the 747s on this route with 350s or 777-9s given that it would mean decreasing the number of seats on offer on this route.

BA makes money on LHR-JFK from its premium customers, not by adding seats.

Right now the 744s are great for the route because they have room for big premium cabins and because they're paid for.

I think A3510 or 779 would be great replacements.
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I tried the usual googling the article trick but it seems to not be working for me. Can anybody copy and paste the article?


Not lawfully under U.S. copyright law, no.
 
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Tue Sep 25, 2018 8:25 pm

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I don't buy that BA will simply replace the 747s on this route with 350s or 777-9s given that it would mean decreasing the number of seats on offer on this route.

BA makes money on LHR-JFK from its premium customers, not by adding seats.

Right now the 744s are great for the route because they have room for big premium cabins and because they're paid for.

I think A3510 or 779 would be great replacements.


Exactly - so down gauging to a 35K or 779 will only lead to a reduction in premium seats. That is unless we see a sub-fleet of very low density 35Ks and 779s which is not something I've heard.
 
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Re: $10 Billion JFK Airport Renovation

Tue Sep 25, 2018 9:36 pm

What if an airport just shut down during construction. Like LGA. If you look at the construction calendar through all the different phases it extends to a decade. Thats 10 years and hundreds of millions of passengers negatively impacted over that span.

Why not shut the airport entirely for 2 years and let the construction teams go mad taking over the airport doing everything as efficiently as possible. Then by 2020 on the dot we get an amazing facility that the other two NYC airports wish they had.
 
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Tue Sep 25, 2018 9:42 pm

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What if an airport just shut down during construction. Like LGA. If you look at the construction calendar through all the different phases it extends to a decade. Thats 10 years and hundreds of millions of passengers negatively impacted over that span.

Why not shut the airport entirely for 2 years and let the construction teams go mad taking over the airport doing everything as efficiently as possible. Then by 2020 on the dot we get an amazing facility that the other two NYC airports wish they had.

Not necessarily -- see BER for an example of what can go wrong.

Besides, the other area airports could not handle the additional traffic.
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Tue Sep 25, 2018 9:43 pm

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airliner371 wrote:
jfklganyc wrote:
Is it lost on anyone over 25 yo that the last $10 billion dollar JFK redo only ended with the completion of the T4 Delta expansion less than a decade ago?

That 20 year program included a new tower, airtrain (maxed out), new roadway system (maxed out), T1 (maxed out), T5, expanded T7 (beyond maxed out) and and unfinished PAAlace at T8 and a bunch of new garages

And where would we be without that $10 billion expansion?


Still dodging birds and rain buckets in T3...


I laughed way too hard at this
 
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Wed Sep 26, 2018 1:41 am

danj555 wrote:
What if an airport just shut down during construction. Like LGA. If you look at the construction calendar through all the different phases it extends to a decade. Thats 10 years and hundreds of millions of passengers negatively impacted over that span.

Why not shut the airport entirely for 2 years and let the construction teams go mad taking over the airport doing everything as efficiently as possible. Then by 2020 on the dot we get an amazing facility that the other two NYC airports wish they had.


There are always delays, unexpected issues, litigation, etc. Life happens and things become complicated. Too many things that can and will go wrong.
 
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jfklganyc wrote:

DFW has been trying to get past the shortfalls of the horseshoe terminals for decades...that layout isnt the envy of anyone...not even MCI!


Luckily unlike MCI the DFW terminals are wide enough such that you can have a security check point that serves the entire terminal as opposed to four gates at MCI. The skylink moves you around pretty quickly to boot!


I agree. I flew into MCI for the first time last month on WN and was far from impressed. No where else have I seen a post security setup like MCI with that ridiculously cramped area with walkways and gate waiting areas all crammed together.
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B6 selected to rebuilt T6/T7 at JFK

Thu Oct 04, 2018 3:08 pm

Press Release coming...

JetBlue will develop a new terminal at the T6/T7 site with 19 narrow body gates (12 widebody)

Complex will be connected to T5
 
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Not surprised. Especially after they seem to be renewing their commitment to growth at JFK. Still think slots are going away there?
 
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Wouldn’t be surprised if they will do with association with EK and make 2 gates A380 compatible
 
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Hmmm....what will BA have to say about this since they have plans to modernize T7???
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Hmmm....what will BA have to say about this since they have plans to modernize T7???


"knock knock AA, got room on the couch in Terminal 8?"
 
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tinpusher007 wrote:
Hmmm....what will BA have to say about this since they have plans to modernize T7???


"knock knock AA, got room on the couch in Terminal 8?"


Im aware of that but my point is that BA has already announced plans for T7 and to my knowledge has not announced any plans to move into T8 with AA.
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Thu Oct 04, 2018 3:49 pm

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Hmmm....what will BA have to say about this since they have plans to modernize T7???



I don' think T7 is involved. I think they are using the space between 7 and 5.
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Thu Oct 04, 2018 3:53 pm

Good riddence T7 is disgusting and a sorry excuse for a terminal. I’d literally prefer the port authority bus station and it is no place to spend your time before a flight considering most departing from there are 6-16 hours long.

Forget the renovations that place is beyound repair tear it down ASAP and build something new.
 
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Thu Oct 04, 2018 3:55 pm

tinpusher007 wrote:
Hmmm....what will BA have to say about this since they have plans to modernize T7???


BA's lease expires in 2022. If B6 made a more competitive bid then so be it. They'll have to find space elsewhere for their operations like anyone else.
 
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Thu Oct 04, 2018 4:02 pm

tinpusher007 wrote:
sargester wrote:
tinpusher007 wrote:
Hmmm....what will BA have to say about this since they have plans to modernize T7???


"knock knock AA, got room on the couch in Terminal 8?"


Im aware of that but my point is that BA has already announced plans for T7 and to my knowledge has not announced any plans to move into T8 with AA.


Cuomo sees it a bit differently than how the airlines want it, he just wants a more simplified version of JFK... Oneworld under one roof should be how it is
 
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Thu Oct 04, 2018 4:03 pm

not a surprise that AA's late and weak T7 + T8 proposal didn't get picked. JetBlue is the big winner here. AA will be stuck with T8. They can always build out more if they want to. I wonder how the rest of the airport will look like.
 
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Re: B6 selected to rebuilt T6/T7 at JFK

Thu Oct 04, 2018 4:10 pm

BA/AA put in a T7 bid. B6 won. This is for both T6 and T7.

Obviously, with NYS governor picking, he gives preference to B6 and DL because of their commitments to NYS.

AA has been shrinking their NYS footprint in recent years.

BA will become a B6 tenant in new T7 or look elsewhere.

There is plenty of room in T8 even without a full build out.

AA is down to 80 or so flights for 36 gates.

A good chunk of those are Eagle flights in the RJ area.

BA can move their 10 flights over tomorrow with minimal movement of planes to hardstands while not boarding
 
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sargester wrote:
tinpusher007 wrote:
sargester wrote:

"knock knock AA, got room on the couch in Terminal 8?"


Im aware of that but my point is that BA has already announced plans for T7 and to my knowledge has not announced any plans to move into T8 with AA.


Cuomo sees it a bit differently than how the airlines want it, he just wants a more simplified version of JFK... Oneworld under one roof should be how it is

https://newyork.cbslocal.com/video/3946 ... k-airport/ (from July 2017) says:

JetBlue’s new Terminal 6 would connect to its existing space at Terminal 5 and is slated to open in 2020, according to Crain’s New York. According to a statement, the airline is also looking to expand into Terminal 7, which currently houses British Airways, in the future.

so it seems T7 is at least penciled into the plans.

EDIT: https://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/2 ... -of-the-ai (also from 2017) says:

Steve Priest, the chief financial officer for the Long Island City-based carrier, raised the possibility of an additional expansion phase with Crain’s that could see the $7.7 billion company redeveloping Terminal 7, currently occupied by British Airways. The lease for that facility expires in 2022, and could give JetBlue the option to hold a third terminal space around 2025. The Terminal 7 redevelopment was speculative and would depend on upcoming negotiations with British Airways and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which owns the airport, Priest said.

So maybe those negotiations have concluded?
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Re: B6 selected to rebuilt T6/T7 at JFK

Thu Oct 04, 2018 4:16 pm

My view on this is fairly straightforward and unchanged since they announced the big JFK plan last year. Build out T8 to its original, planned size. (see below and you'll see that T8 is only half the size). Then move all the T7 tenants over to T8, knock down T7 and rebuild it with this plan.

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Re: B6 selected to rebuilt T6/T7 at JFK

Thu Oct 04, 2018 4:35 pm

is there a way to build an airside tunnel (maybe with moving walkways, like at United's facility at ORD) between T-7 and T-8?

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