Sometimes, I get the impression you have it in for SJC ;) DL obviously sees some kind of potential there, perhaps the same thing that WN and AS see, perhaps a different segment of the market. M I can see why you would have that impression, but believe me that it's really nothing personal. I'm just ...Jump to post
Hawaii (2 year round, 2 seasonal) destinations, Seasonal Mexico (SJD, PVR), JFK, DCA, BOS, ORD, MCI, DAL, AUS, are some of the available connections, some longer than others. I expect PAE to be timed for banks out of PDX, timed - morning 8-11am bank, mid-day 11am - 3pm bank & an evening departu...Jump to post
Right. You also know the PDEW is skewed because of leakage to SFO. Just because 125 people travel from SJC-BOS doesn’t mean there isn’t demand for more. There could be many people going to SFO due to lack of options from SJC. They by both of your logic, an airline should never add a new route? Afte...Jump to post
Presumably if there was large unmet demand on SJC-BOS, B6 would have expanded from their sole red eye at some point. SFO-BOS seems overserved at the moment, which probably discourages anyone from considering additional BOS-OAK/SJC flights. Oh come on now 'Tim' . What kind of logic is that?! Oh yeah...Jump to post
The first new route that came to my mind is SJC-BOS. That market seems really underserved. AA once had 4x on that route. I’m surprise AS hasn’t added it yet. Presumably if there was large unmet demand on SJC-BOS, B6 would have expanded from their sole red eye at some point. SFO-BOS seems overserved...Jump to post
PAE-SMF sounds right. That’s my guess too. PAE-OAK is my next guess. I don’t see PAE-GEG being that big of a market, but I could be wrong. Something like PAE-OGG could be a dark-horse if they are able to start mainline there. AS doesn't really have any interest in OAK. Loads between SEA and OAK are...Jump to post
DL is over 5 (!) times bigger at SFO than at SJC, but SJC is the focus city?Jump to post
The contingency plan should be a new airport, or expanding the current one into the bay. The delays are caused by limits to runway acceptance rates due to close parallels. GF Yup. Extending into the bay would obviously be the easiest, but there is zero political appetite to do so, which is beyond f...Jump to post
Another week of crickets from AS. Perhaps congrats are in order as they seem to have settled on the ideal perfectly efficient schedule, with no further tweaks required. Surprising no other airlines have managed to figure that out.Jump to post
Alsatian wrote:carljanderson wrote:enilria wrote:DL LGB-SLC NOV 4>5 JAN 4>5 FEB 4>5
So here is 1 of the 4 new slots... Leaving 3x daily to ????? https://lbpost.com/news/southwest-delta ... h-airport/
I would bet on 2x SEA and 1x ATL.
Another week of tumbleweeds from ASJump to post
A friend in the pilot union confirms they are demo'ing the A220. It is more of a concern that an AD on the 737 could ground the entire airline overnight. The same risk exists for all single fleet type airlines. For this reason I'm surprised they've always kept all their eggs in one basket. Seems cr...Jump to post
JetSuiteX starting OAK-BFI 3x daily on July 1 https://www.sfgate.com/travel/article/J ... 786456.phpJump to post
XE BUR-CCR MAY 0>1.6[0.9] XE BUR-LAS MAY 0>6[1.0] XE BUR-OAK MAY 0>5[1.2] XE LAS-OAK MAY 0>3 XE LAS-SNA MAY 0>3 XE OAK-SNA MAY 0>1.9 Nice to see someone taking advantage of AS's avoidance of OAK. 6x to BUR, 4x to SNA, 4x to LAS (by July) are approaching competitive with WN for many schedul...Jump to post
OAK recently spent $33 mil on Terminal 1 but managed to avoid any customer-facing improvements (https://www.portofoakland.com/press-releases/press-release-342/). Concessions are being overhauled now so the end product there should be a significant improvement but I don’t think there are other major ...Jump to post
SJC and OAK pretty much always get f***ed by SFO. Or by local people’s belief that the only airport in the Bay Area is SFO. I would guess the problem is everyone else, not locals. Tourists and other visitors want to fly to “San Francisco” airport and may not know if another airport might be closer ...Jump to post
FLIHGH wrote:OAK-IAD actually held on for pretty long, but I don’t believe it was daily towards the end. But, it made it to this decade.
It seems like B6 could add a daytime OAK-JFK given the growth in the East Bay. I was a frequent flyer on the route from ~2012-2015 and always hoped for every schedule extension to see a daytime flight added as the economy moved out of the recession and got stronger year after year. Like AS though, ...Jump to post
Also started OAK-FLL in 2006; I don't know how long it lasted though - https://www.oaklandairport.com/jetblue-airways-inaugurates-new-daily-nonstop-to-fort-lauderdale-florida-from-oak/. 16 daily flights to five destinations at that point. OAK-IAD lasted through the worst recession years before it wa...Jump to post
That one nonstop is cancelled as of next month, with only connections via PHX to fly OAK-DFW. Obviously AA has seen the market cannot support nonstops to DFW and beyond so obviously the SFO, SJC and SMF's have the flights. OAK connections obviously set to route all via PHX so better use of that air...Jump to post
Ossyoos wrote:Does anyone know what Seattle and Oakland are flying back from Tokyo?
I saw a picture that has the Mariners boarding an Atlas 747 of some form, but no tail number.
I cannot find any connecting routings or schedules from DEN to HNL via any of the California gateways. I tried random dates for a DEN-xxx-HNL trip, but no dice. SmithAir747 And THIS may be how AS, DL and UA survive WN to Hawaii. WN has nearly no connecting to most places east of CA. If AS is smart,...Jump to post
SmithAir747 wrote:I cannot find any connecting routings or schedules from DEN to HNL via any of the California gateways. I tried random dates for a DEN-xxx-HNL trip, but no dice.
It'd be nice if the on/off/on/off ATL-OAK flight finally sticks permanently, especially after DL dropped OAK-LAX (and has declined to start OAK-SEA)Jump to post
Thank you for your responses. She's booked for OAK now. I believe it's around an hour and three quarters by road. That'll be what, a $200 cab ride ? Could take BART to Warm Springs ($11.15) then Uber/cab from there. UberX estimate right now is $106 Warm Springs to Monterey. Not quick or cheap though.Jump to post
Looks like SJC is officially going to pass OAK for #2 in the Bay Area and #4 in the state https://www.bizjournals.com/sanjose/new ... -2018.htmlJump to post
I always wondered how flight paths worked when Alameda Naval Air Station was open. It's 5.5 mi away from OAK and directly under the normal departure from rwy 30.Jump to post
Will passengers fly to OAK? They just might. Absolutely. Public transit links to San Francisco, as well as easy access to Wine Country, Lake Tahoe, and other popular tourist areas in northern California. Well there's what people *should* do based on the fundamentals of the location you cite and the...Jump to post
Why couldn’t they get a slot at SFO in 4+ hours? You’d think there’d be a way to fit them in somewhere if they landed at OAK at 10:43 am and there was no way to process them until later in the afternoon. Planes were landing at SFO all day. SFO is not a slot controlled airport. That said, on that pa...Jump to post
Why couldn’t they get a slot at SFO in 4+ hours? You’d think there’d be a way to fit them in somewhere if they landed at OAK at 10:43 am and there was no way to process them until later in the afternoon. Planes were landing at SFO all day.Jump to post
Maybe the airlines need to rethink this or there needs to be another Airport site looked at. In Contra Costa County, Marin County, or Santa Clara county, (where the Airport would be a minimum of 1 hrs Drive north-East, East , South or North of SFO in Pretty Expensive real Estate. OR spend a couple ...Jump to post
Ahhh...SFO. Summer time. Ugh. Had a flight scrubbed from MFR-SFO like 3 days in a row. Fog. Regionals get stomped on. Horrible airline to connect to during the foggy months. Surprised it is this bad also during winter...good geographic location but man that airport suffers from weather Summer fog d...Jump to post
Buried in an article about a possible renaming of OAK is the more interesting mention of a potential Terminal 3: Colbruno said he'd like to name the airport's two terminals after Gee and Li to help nail down a timeline for building the third terminal. "Maybe renaming the terminals gets us there...Jump to post
SFO is one of the best airports IMO to fly out of. Delays are minimal and only bad a few weeks out of the year. It's like saying DL or AA should move their JFK ops to IAD or DCA....not much different. You have a very high bar for what you consider problematic delays. There are few airports that hav...Jump to post
What goes into the calculation that produces the delay number? Many flights operate at or close to on time (especially long haul, transcons), and many cancel; there aren't many 10 hour delays to counterbalance the on times to get to a 5 hour average. Do they assign a number for the cancellations to ...Jump to post
SCQ83 wrote:In addition Spain-California has seen recently a boom. A couple of years ago there was only MAD-LAX on Iberia. Now there are 6 routes (MAD-LAX on IB/DY, MAD-SFO on IB, BCN-LAX on DY and BCN-SFO on Level/DY) and BCN-LAX on Level that was recently dropped.
Not clear from the numbers in the article but SJC thinks they'll pass OAK in overall passenger numbers this year https://www.mercurynews.com/2018/12/17/ ... lso-jumps/
The difference between having one growing airline (WN) and two (WN, AS)
As I just posted on the OAG thread and will add here for discussion. Per Travelocity, the schedule will be: UA 5120 dep SCK 7:41am arr LAX 9:10am UA 5032 dep SCK 3:00pm arr LAX 4:29pm UA 5056 dep LAX 1:00pm arr SCK 2:22pm UA 5097 dep LAX 5:10pm arr SCK 6:32pm A long overnight time at SCK. Time for ...Jump to post
SJC keeps lagging somehow. (Mostly because of limited connection options ?) After Reno and American taking away their focus, I think SJC should work more closely with SW/AS for domestic expansion. They've both been expanding like crazy for years at SJC. Perhaps there is further expansion to come, b...Jump to post
Bummer, OAK just recently upgraded their international arrivals building able to accommodate a high volume of passengers. Might be the time to find another European carrier and potential Asian routes that could serve OAK in the future. Who else do you think would try? Negotiations are underway, the...Jump to post
Do you believe this is a right move taking into account Norwegian's situation? I assume SFO is way more expensive to operate in. Do they have poor yields just because they fly to OAK instead SFO? Competition, although not exactly on the SFO-LGW corridor, still up to 5 daily SFO-LHR is going to be h...Jump to post
DY just made a terrible mistake to go to SFO and I will punish them as I have flown OAK to LGA R/T 15 times and let us hope other airlines fill their void. Perhaps after they see their customers routinely delayed they might come to their senses. I was planning to buy a CDG-OAK return (outbound is a...Jump to post