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which US airline more reliable?

melbourne
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which US airline more reliable?

We want to fly non stop from New York to New Orleans in October. There are only 2 airlines we are considering going on price which are Jet Blue & Delta.

Which has the better reputation for reliability?

Vancouver...
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1. Re: which US airline more reliable?

They are both reliable. That is only about a 2 1/2 hour (or so) flight, so don't sweat the small stuff. Just go by convenience and price. Chuck.

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2. Re: which US airline more reliable?

Jet Blue is rated 4 star whilst Delta is rated 3 star - Jet Blue is a major carrier in the US domestic market and would be my choice if price/schedule was comparable.

www.airlinequality.com/Forum/jet_blue.htm

http://www.airlinequality.com/Forum/delta.htm

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"rated" by whom? Like I originally posted; the length of the flight between New York and New Orleans is short, you will not notice the difference between a 3 or a 4 star airline. You just pick which ever is lowest cost and fits your schedule. Don't worry about star ratings. Chuck.

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4. Re: which US airline more reliable?

^^

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5. Re: which US airline more reliable?

I would choose Jet Blue over Delta.

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6. Re: which US airline more reliable?

I prefer Jet Blue over Delta, even for short flights. That assumes that there isn't a massive cost difference.

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7. Re: which US airline more reliable?

Jet Blue > Delta........but it also depends on cost.

melbourne
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8. Re: which US airline more reliable?

Thanks all. As prices are much the same we will probably go with Jetblue.

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9. Re: which US airline more reliable?

New York had multiple airports. Are they both flying from the same one? That would be the other consideration.

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10. Re: which US airline more reliable?

JetBlue flies nonstop from JFK to New Orleans only.