Posts in category Worcester Airport

Guest blogger Dave Montiverdi

Guest blogger Dave Montiverdi
Only months ago we were up in arms trying to get JetBlue to come to the city, and now a month in no one cares anymore if we lose them if the initial fares are too high? First off, if you do the complete math you’d know that the total isn’t always more expensive than the airports mentioned. You will not find two people on the sam [...]

ORH needs to provide ground transport...

ORH needs to provide ground transportion to BOS
GoLocalWorcester   One of my favorite parts of Apollo 13 is the “finest hour” scene. In the midst of one of the worst times at NASA, flight director Gene Kranz believes in the talent of his team and that will be able to land Apollo 13 safely. If you travel a lot or have to pick family members up at airports, you know that there are [...]

JetBlue 50 flights

JetBlue 50 flights
FlyORH  column Today I was looking through some of my old blogs on Direct Air; here is one from October 24, 2011: Getting more and more concerned about this airline every day. Since Direct Air is a public charter, they need to deposit revenues from ticket sales into an escrow account and the monies are bonded. If you buy a ticket, your monies [...]

First flight out of ORH on JetBlue

First flight out of ORH on JetBlue
FlyORH Column First flight our of ORH   What better way to see how JetBlue is doing out of Worcester then for my wife, my daughter and I fly to Fort Lauderdale and visit her mother and brother in Boca Raton. In the words of Joe Friday: “Just the facts, ma’am”. Saturday (November 9 Flight 2019 4:25 PM Worcester to Fort Lauderdale) ·  3:18 [...]

November 7th first flight

November 7th first flight
GoLocalWorcester Story First flight our of ORH The day is finally here; JetBlue daily to Fort Lauderdale and Orlando starts today. It’s hard to believe it was only last summer, we were producing video posting on Twitter with the hashtag #JetBlue2ORH trying to convince JetBlue to come to Worcester Regional Airport. Earlier this year when the a [...]

Pictures from ORH

Pictures from ORH
                   

Worcester Airport can learn from Arno...

Worcester Airport can learn from Arnold Palmer
FlyORH column. Everyone has heard of Arnold Palmer, but maybe you did not know there is an airport named after him in his hometown of Latrobe, Pennsylvania. Have you heard of it? Bet you don’t think it has many passengers. According to the Pittsburgh Business Times, the Arnold Palmer Regional Aiport will serve approximately 400,000 passengers [...]

November 7th is JetBlue Go time

November 7th is JetBlue Go time
GoLocalWorcester Column November 7 will be here shortly and daily flights to Fort Lauderdale and Orlando will begin. Our family will be flying out on November 9 and returning November 12, which will be detailed here and on my Twitter, which you can follow @FlyORH. As I have said many times, we have a new owner, Massport, with the monies to [...]

FlyORH –Ed Bresnahan-Thrifty ow...

FlyORH –Ed Bresnahan-Thrifty owner at ORH
FlyORH column FlyORH is starting a new section getting to know the people behind ORH. Today, I want to introduce Ed Brenahan, the owner of the Thrifty Car Rental at ORH.   Where are you from, and how long have you been in the car rental business at ORH? Born and raised in MA! Graduate of Tabor Academy (1983), Providence College (1987), p [...]

Keys to making JetBlue successful

Keys to making JetBlue successful
FlyORH link Last week the CEO of Massport, Tom Glynn, spoke at a Corridor 9 Chamber of Commerce event. He said based on the flights being booked this winter, JetBlue is considering adding as many as six more flights out of Worcester Regional Airport (ORH) to other destinations such as New York and Washington, D.C. The decision to add more fli [...]