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Old Mar 2, 19, 2:01 pm
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B6 finally to announce European routes?

https://onemileatatime.com/jetblue-announcement/

rumors of bos/jfk to a London airport and perhaps Amsterdam
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Old Mar 2, 19, 5:29 pm
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the background of the announcement uses the same design as the fabric on london tube seats
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Old Mar 3, 19, 2:27 pm
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I will believe they are flying to London when it happens. The prices for a one way NYC-Lon route are ridiculous (It makes more sense to just buy a round trip ticket and throw away the return flight) . If they had the route I would have bought it for my trip in June/July. This has been talked about for a long time so I am very cynical that this would be the case.
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NYC-LON is the most profitable route in the world. If this is what B6 intends, don't look for it to do so at bargain basement rates.
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NYC-LON is the most profitable route in the world. If this is what B6 intends, don't look for it to do so at bargain basement rates.
They donít need to have bargain basement rates. Even BOS-LHR on BA in J is $9,272 one way for a flight that is often shorter than BOS-SFO. There is plenty of room to add value.
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They donít need to have bargain basement rates. Even BOS-LHR on BA in J is $9,272 one way for a flight that is often shorter than BOS-SFO. There is plenty of room to add value.
If 1% of BA J flyers pay that or anywhere near that, I would be surprised.
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If 1% of BA J flyers pay that or anywhere near that, I would be surprised.
The walk up fare one way in coach is $2789. Sure plenty of companies have corporate discounts but for last minute travel there is plenty of room to run profitable flights in these markets with a competitive product.
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Not to mention, not sure if you've flown BA but yeeesh. Their product is garbage.
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Hi,

Popping up on the BBC now ( quoting Simon Calder from the Independent news paper);

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/live/business-47418939 (1257 GMT)

and

https://t.co/rhHqpBn8F6

saying that JB is likely to announce LON-JFK & LON -BOS

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LGW and STN? That'll work.

Looks like the official presser will be April 10th.
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Originally Posted by MSYtoJFKagain View Post
LGW and STN? That'll work.

Looks like the official presser will be April 10th.
LGW might work.
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I can't see them getting Heathrow slots and Stansted isn't the best option for business pax but it's acceptable for leisure pax

Gatwick is the best logical choice though.
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This is what I've been saving my TrueBlue points for...
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Old Mar 5, 19, 8:15 am
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This is what I've been saving my TrueBlue points for...
Agreed. I've got a 250k sitting around waiting for a rainy London day.
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