Crazy: American Airlines Announces 3 New Routes From Boston & Starts A Bloodbath

That’s a lot of flights

Competition never hurt anyone. Just goes to show that the Us economy is also doing well


It’s going down in Boston! I’ve heard some rumors that Delta is going to expand massively at Miami to counter the moves


Wow I would hope American start routes to Buffalo

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I really want Delta to expand in DC, but it might not be possible…

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Guess who’s happy

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When I first read the title, I thought it was a bloodbath with people. Glad it’s not!

A little competition never hurt anyone.

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Guess who’s not happy that MHT or PSM isn’t getting service?

I’m glad Boston is getting all the attention, they’re growing a lot, but I think other places like Manchester could get some new service to places similar to those being served in Boston

Not as an act of revenge. They announced that a little while back before AA announced three routes. I’m interested to see what DL will do down there

DL is actually going the other way in DCA. They’ve cut a bunch of routes as they want to make LGA a what they wanted DCA to be. AA has a pretty good grasp of DCA, and will be focusing a lot on it in the future from what I’ve heard. I agree that DL will most likely not grow there

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This past weekend Delta actually loaded in a few MIA increases.

DL DTW-MIA APR 2>3[2] MAY 2>3[2] JUN 2>3[2] JUL 2>3[1.8] AUG 2>3[1.9] SEP 2>3[1.9] OCT 2>3[1.8]
DL LGA-MIA SEP 4>5[4] OCT 4>5[4]
DL MIA-MSP APR 2>3[2] MAY 2>3[1.9] JUN 2>3[2.0] JUL 2>3[1.8] AUG 2>3[1.8] SEP 2>3[1.6] OCT 2>3[1.7]

Basically DTW goes 3 daily, up from 2 daily from previous year.
LGA increases to 5 daily, up from 4 daily from previous year.
MSP goes 3 daily, up from 2 daily the previous year.


Another update. Spirit has cut Boston to Raleigh/Durham beginning in May.

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the number of flights on a route have no correlation to the health of the US economy.

More routes =more money into the economy which increases the US economy 😊


Also more routes means airlines think more consumers have more money to spend on them, and the airlines are usually pretty good at getting these things right. Sure it may be a stretch to say a few new American Airlines routes means the economy is doing well overall, but there certainly not disconnected…

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I would love for AA to add BOS-SJC to directly compete with JetBlue and also compete with Delta at their hub and focus city

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This is pretty entertaining to watch American and Delta at each other’s necks.

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Lol, routesonline kinda screwed up a few days ago and had a post saying “EL AL expands American Airlines codeshare” and BOS-SJC operated by American was listed on there.

But they fixed it a few hours later as it was supposed to be written as operated by JetBlue.

Seriously though, wouldn’t be too surprising to see the route on American.

But JetBlue and Delta are significantly better than American ( in my opinion). I flew Chicago to San Jose on American 737 last year. Pretty subpar experience. Delta was better. (SJC-JFK).

I would love for Delta to add SJC-BOS but I wouldn’t really be surprised if American adds the route

Better yet…both! We need more SJC-BOS flights

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