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Poor Stranded Passengers πŸ˜‰ #197864
06/17/2019 06:42 PM
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JetBlue from Fort Lauderdale made it to SXM today but it is parked on the apron and isn't shown as leaving today. The return flight is listed as delayed.


Be careful of the toes you step on today for they may be connected to the foot of the person's a$s you have to kiss tomorrow.
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Re: Poor Stranded Passengers πŸ˜‰ [Re: bdeeley] #197866
06/17/2019 06:55 PM
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Jet Blue, AA, Delta and others all have their day.

Re: Poor Stranded Passengers πŸ˜‰ [Re: bdeeley] #198078
06/19/2019 02:40 PM
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The JetBlue plane that has been stuck on the island for 2 days, finally just took off.


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Re: Poor Stranded Passengers πŸ˜‰ [Re: SXMScubaman] #198080
06/19/2019 03:22 PM
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Originally Posted by SXMScubaman
Jet Blue, AA, Delta and others all have their day.

Correct. JetBlue is not the "darling" many people make them out to be. They are not immune to weather, mechanical issues or everyday issues the other airlines face. Never flown JetBlue personally but I have had both good and bad experiences on AA and Delta. To me, the bottom line is HOW they deal with the problem.


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Re: Poor Stranded Passengers πŸ˜‰ [Re: ruralcarrier] #198081
06/19/2019 03:29 PM
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Well last weekend I(previous) had to travel urgently to NY and used Jet Blue and they knew it was my Birthday and treated me very nice . Have used them alot of times.

Re: Poor Stranded Passengers πŸ˜‰ [Re: Kennys] #198082
06/19/2019 03:32 PM
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Good to hear they treated you well. Not an option for me unless I drive 4 hours to Cleveland.


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Re: Poor Stranded Passengers πŸ˜‰ [Re: bdeeley] #198438
06/23/2019 01:58 PM
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New England (home), St. Maarte...
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They are a darling. We did a survey of FAVORITE and LEAST FAVORITE U. S. airlines serving SXM. Jet Blue in a landslide won FAVORITE and AA got LEAST FAVORITE. I've flown a lot of miles on AA, JB, and DL. I think DL is great but now I fly mostly JB. I would not care at all if I never flew AA again, and a big plurality of people who took my survey agree that AA sucks.


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Re: Poor Stranded Passengers πŸ˜‰ [Re: bdeeley] #198445
06/23/2019 04:01 PM
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Looks like another Jet Blue got stuck again from Florida .

Re: Poor Stranded Passengers πŸ˜‰ [Re: Kennys] #198450
06/23/2019 04:58 PM
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Yes, and it makes you ponder why, as they are now scheduled to take off at 10:00am tomorrow. It’s not the same physical plane from 4 or 5 days ago.

It would be nice if you could plan your vacation in advance knowing that you are going to be delayed by a day and the airline is picking up your accommodations.


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Re: Poor Stranded Passengers πŸ˜‰ [Re: Kennys] #198452
06/23/2019 05:26 PM
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OK, very weird. The past week has been a difficult one for airlines to SXM. Jet Blue before, then AA from Charlotte cancelled, Delta delayed coming into SXM, resulting in many people missing their connections from Atlanta, and now again a Jet Blue issue.


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Re: Poor Stranded Passengers πŸ˜‰ [Re: Carol_Hill] #198454
06/23/2019 07:01 PM
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Lots of serious wearther not just in the heartland but east coast too causing many delays. SXM not the only destination affected.

Re: Poor Stranded Passengers πŸ˜‰ [Re: bdeeley] #198488
06/24/2019 07:36 AM
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Last week we had some horrible storms in Florida. Believe me, I wouldn't want to fly into one.


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