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Old Feb 7, 13, 1:56 pm
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: SFO/SJC
Programs: DL Gold, Marriott
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Originally Posted by SJC ORD LDR View Post
I'm thinking that DL is starting there service in order for connections to their Hawaii, Australia, and Asia routes out of LAX and that only a few people will use LAX as their final destination.

I don't get why VX is going to join this bloodbath. For them, they have to compete with WN on price and convenience. WN has 65 weekly SJC - LAX flights and VX is going with 4 flights a day (28 per week). If you are going to fly VX, would you drive to SFO and fly SFO - XXX or fly SJC - LAX - XXX on VX?
I live 15 minutes from SJC. Personally, all else being equal, I would always chose a non-stop out of SFO rather than SJC-LAX-XXX. But don't underestimate the amount of O&D demand between SJC and LAX. SJC officials (admitably a biased group) consider this route to be underserved, even with the new additions.
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