Posts in category Worcester Airport

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 [...]

Bloomberg BusinessWeek Story on JetBl...

Bloomberg BusinessWeek Story on JetBlue engines
Great story Check out the picture in the story!!   Explains the higher cost of the Embraer (100 seat plane) that will be flying out of ORH, versus their Airbus (150 seats).   

Answering ORH feedback

Answering ORH feedback
This week FlyORH column   

Worcester to San Juan and Bogota

Worcester to San Juan and Bogota
GoLocalWorcester Story. Fast forward, the Super Bowl was last week and Groundhog’s Day has passed. The doldrums of winter have settled in and you want to get out of town. The only place you can fly out of ORH are Orlando and Fort Lauderdale, right? I remember when a group of us got together (Tim McDonald, Tom Moore, Dave Stead, and Tim DeSant [...]

JetBlue “To Do” list

JetBlue “To Do” list
GoLocalWorcester story   We are all very excited to have JetBlue flying daily to Fort Lauderdale and Orlando starting on November 7th. Finally, we have the right owner (MassPort) and airline (JetBlue). What do we have to do to ensure the success and expansion of JetBlue at ORH?   First, JetBlue has a great frequent flier program cal [...]

Live from T1

Live from T1
GoLocalWorcester Story June 5 Last week, Delta Dental just opened their new terminal at JFK, T4.   Total cost for the new terminal was 1.4 billion!  Yes, that was a “B”, not an “M”.  The expanded concourse offers sweeping views of the airport, upscale food and shopping options.    Some of the dining options include Blue Smoke and La Brea Bake [...]

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    

Arnold Palmer Airport

Arnold Palmer Airport
This airport reminds me of Worcester.  Here is the latest update on their numbers: Passenger traffic is growing steadily at Arnold Palmer Regional Airport. In a monthly report of passenger numbers released Tuesday by the Westmoreland County Airport Authority, 67,026 people have flown from the Unity airport on commercial carrier Spirit Airli [...]

FlyORH official hotel

FlyORH official hotel
Picked this as the official hotel due to it’s location right off the Mass Pike, Route 290 and the Mass Pike.   Relatively newer hotel and the prices are good.  If you were to stay here, you can get to the airport in less then 15 minutes with very little traffic. Here is my interview with the  Kathy Kirk, the Director of Sales at the Hol [...]

Phil from Traditions, official limo d...

Phil from Traditions, official limo driver of FlyORH
Phil stopped by to let me know about all the comments that he has gotten being named the official limo driver for FlyORH.   He also wanted to show me the new signs that he was putting on his vehicles.  O’kay I know it is too small.  Here is the close-up.