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350,000 DOT grant to market JetBlue-w...

350,000 DOT grant to market JetBlue-we got it!!!
More good news for Worcester airport. 350,000 grant to market JetBlue (link to application) Link to story (link to list of cities receiving the award)-small part:  

Goddard monument should be moved to O...

Goddard monument should be moved to ORH
GoLocalWorcester Business column Anytime you give people directions to Worcester Regional Airport (ORH), Goddard Memorial Drive is mentioned 90 percent of the times. In fact, we even had a Goddard School for Science and Technology in Worcester. In fact, there are a chain of preschools called the Goddard School, which I am not sure are connect [...]

Importance of Cat III Landing equipme...

Importance of Cat III Landing equipment
GoLocalWorcester Column Many years ago, a small group of us (Tim MacDonald, Dave Stead, Deb Powers, Tim Desantis and Tom Moore) came up the with the idea that JetBlue should come to ORH, fly a shuttle to their hub in NYC (JFK) and then connect direct to all the destinations on the JetBlue route map. We thought pretty simple especially when yo [...]

Airport small community air service d...

Airport small community air service development grant application
Applying for a 350,000 grant.   Very interesting, click her for the link.    Here are the hi-lights:  If the MCO/FLL services are successful, JetBlue intends to add services to other top Florida destinations and connecting hubs at New York JFK and San Juan, which would further expand Worcester’s connectivity to the national air transportatio [...]

JetBlue prices are competitive at ORH

JetBlue prices are competitive at ORH
GoLocalWorcester Column Last week I wrote about the higher cost per seat to operate JetBlue’s Embraer 190 (100 seats) versus the its Airbus A320 (150 seats). The reason I brought this up is that it will cause ticket prices out of ORH to be slightly higher. The next day Bloomberg Business week ran a story; check out the picture in the story, e [...]

Copa Airlines CEO Interview

Copa Airlines CEO Interview
Boston Globe   Boston is currently the largest US market without nonstop air service to Latin America, but that ends Wednesday when Panama-based Copa Airlines starts daily flights between Boston and Panama City. Copa chief executive Pedro Heilbron came to Boston recently to meet Governor Deval Patrick, as well as members of the local La [...]

Ticket prices available thru February...

Ticket prices available thru February 12th
I think the best way to find ticket prices is on JetBlue BestFareFinder.    Ticket prices now available thru February 12th on-line.  Prices in January look awesome!!    Here are some pictures from the Worcester Regional Flight Academy Open House    

Quabbin Reservoir

Quabbin Reservoir
If you are ever looking for something to do with the kids.  Check out the Quabbin.  The visitor Center and Winslow Dam are pretty interesting and amazing,  

Worcester Tornado 1953

Worcester Tornado 1953

Worcester Regional Flight Academy Ope...

Worcester Regional Flight Academy Open House
George Charles Allen has his third annual open house on June 1st, click here for more information.   We will be there.