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Question on Jetblue's JFK-ORH-JFK Flight

Fri Dec 07, 2018 3:25 am


I have a quick question about JetBlue's JFK-ORH-JFK flight. The JFK-ORH flight (676) arrives in the 11pm hour, and the ORH-JFK return (671) departs the next day before 6:00 a.m. I would imagine that the same crew isn't used due to the overnight turnaround. My question is, where do the crews for both flights come from, and from what crew base?

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Re: Question on Jetblue's JFK-ORH-JFK Flight

Fri Dec 07, 2018 3:41 am

It could be a Continuous Duty Overnight, or a "stand up" overnight. The crew's first duty flight is the 10:00p.m. flight, arrives after 11:00p.m., technically on duty until they take the first flight of the day and get back within their alloted duty time limits.
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Re: Question on Jetblue's JFK-ORH-JFK Flight

Fri Dec 07, 2018 5:14 am

JetBlue has multiple flights a day. I suspect the crew go to rest and then start their day the next day on an afternoon flight to Florida.

For example the crew does XXX-JFK-Worcester (overnights)-FLL-XXX
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Re: Question on Jetblue's JFK-ORH-JFK Flight

Fri Dec 07, 2018 6:20 am

BOS based crews. The JFK-ORH crews overnight and take the next day’s flight to MCO, and the MCO-ORH crew overnights and takes the next day’s flight to JFK.

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