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by rajincajun01
Wed Sep 13, 2017 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for DEN? - Fall 2017 Edition
Replies: 10
Views: 1107

Re: What's next for DEN? - Fall 2017 Edition

What does DEN need? ICN, PVG or PEK.

What will DEN get? Etihad or Aer Lingus.

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by rajincajun01
Tue Sep 12, 2017 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska new livery update
Replies: 53
Views: 8143

Re: Alaska new livery update

Last I heard they're moving away from so many special liveries....just too many and weren't recognizable as an AS aircraft. I imagine you'll see them keep the Salmon-Thirty-Salmon and a Disney aircraft or two and that'll be it. Do you know the fate of the Spirit of Seattle (N512AS)? One of my favor...

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by rajincajun01
Fri Sep 01, 2017 1:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest to Hawaii ---- Theories
Replies: 174
Views: 17801

Re: Southwest to Hawaii ---- Theories

The ANC party is over with DL adding way too much capacity on top of AS I don't know WN wants to own DEN, so I would assume its in the cards somewhere for DEN-ANC AS couldn't make ANC/DEN work. UA is already on ANC/DEN several times per day in the summer and daily in the winter. I don't see it. It ...

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by rajincajun01
Sat Aug 26, 2017 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On At RDU - Part 1
Replies: 406
Views: 41505

Re: What's Going On At RDU - Part 1

I was told it was due to Charter Express/JetBlue. JetBlue wants to stay in Terminal 2. Charter Express does the ground work for JetBlue. It does above and below wing work for Frontier, Alaska, and Allegiant and does not want to split up its operation.

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by rajincajun01
Sat Aug 26, 2017 3:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On At RDU - Part 1
Replies: 406
Views: 41505

Re: What's Going On At RDU - Part 1

jbs2886 wrote:
cessna2 wrote:
Looks like AUS goes mainline March 2nd. BOS will get 1 daily 717 starting March 2nd as well. Rumor has it SAT is in the works.


Wow, that's pretty big. Great news for RDU, a bit surprised, though, that a second daily wasn't added first.


Likely in response to F9 adding RDU-AUS.

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by rajincajun01
Fri Aug 25, 2017 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On At RDU - Part 1
Replies: 406
Views: 41505

Re: What's Going On At RDU - Part 1

ScrantonUSC wrote:
Spirit is increasing the frequency on the MSY route to 3 times per week. Will Delta continue to sit on there hands or make a move now that Spirit has shown the route could be successful.



Spirit does not fly to RDU

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by rajincajun01
Sun Aug 20, 2017 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/20/2017: KX to ORD; AA Moves ZRH to PHL from JFK; AM Back Into DTW-MTY
Replies: 39
Views: 7574

Re: OAG Changes 8/20/2017: KX to ORD; AA Moves ZRH to PHL from JFK; AM Back Into DTW-MTY

miaami wrote:
AA starts JFK-DEN in June 2018


Source? Nothing on AA.com through end of June.

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by rajincajun01
Tue Aug 08, 2017 4:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PenAir declares bankruptcy, filies to end EAS at PDX and DEN
Replies: 30
Views: 5232

Re: PenAir declares bankruptcy, filies to end EAS at PDX and DEN

PenAir struggled with crew staffing on their DEN flights. They also had to lease a hangar at Front Range Airport (FTG) due to lack of availability at DEN. I also know that PenAir was having issues getting paid by insurance companies for various maintenance repairs, leading to a parting out of one of...

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by rajincajun01
Tue Aug 08, 2017 4:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for Denver Intl Airport
Replies: 170
Views: 24650

Re: What's next for Denver Intl Airport

try to avoid DEN & fly to EGE instead, but when we can't, getting car rental is painful. Why couldn't the train go onto the rental car depots like at SFO or are they too spread out ? They span around the length of a mile, plus a couple companies are now on the other side of Pena Blvd. Would've ...

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by rajincajun01
Tue Aug 08, 2017 4:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?
Replies: 315
Views: 25719

Re: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?

I'll take answer C: AS adds second SEA before DL adds first.

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by rajincajun01
Tue Aug 08, 2017 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?
Replies: 315
Views: 25719

Re: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?

All of you guys need to grow up and get back on topic. Topic is what routes are next for TPA in case you forgot...

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by rajincajun01
Thu Aug 03, 2017 6:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 192 HKG-LAX Double Diversion
Replies: 3
Views: 2359

Re: AA 192 HKG-LAX Double Diversion

Looks like today's (08/02) AA 192 HKG-LAX diverted twice! Once to PVG and then subsequently to HNL where the aircraft is currently sitting. I know flights do divert for multiple reasons, however in all of my years in the industry I think this is the first time I have heard of a single scheduled fli...

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by rajincajun01
Tue Aug 01, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver expansion continues - 26 new gates
Replies: 71
Views: 8570

Re: Denver expansion continues - 26 new gates

DEN will become WNs largest station in the next year or so with current plans. D and E concourses won't be built until the current three are expanded to near their maximum lengths. E won't happen for at least decades because it would require moving the United and Frontier hangars first. The undergro...

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by rajincajun01
Tue Aug 01, 2017 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American A321 sharklet retrofit?
Replies: 19
Views: 4420

Re: American A321 sharklet retrofit?

I was told by AA folks they cannot change to sharklets because of the wingspan it adds to the aircraft. Apparently the planes would not be able to fit at most of AA gates in PHX if they were converted.

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by rajincajun01
Sun Jul 30, 2017 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On At RDU - Part 1
Replies: 406
Views: 41505

Re: What's Going On At RDU - Part 1

Noise wrote:
Has Frontier announced flights to MCI and AUS from RDU???


Yes. They had a major expansion announcement a couple weeks ago.

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by rajincajun01
Sun Jul 30, 2017 4:58 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Badly Named (Or Branded) Airlines.
Replies: 152
Views: 8286

Re: Badly Named (Or Branded) Airlines.

FlyWho was a terrible proposed London-based carrier offering flights to the US. Got sued by JetBlue for the similar name. American Trans Air didn't exactly roll off the tongue. Later became ATA Airlines. Air Gumbo was a proposed New Orleans-based carrier. Wanted to offer hot gumbo on every flight. D...

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by rajincajun01
Fri Jul 28, 2017 10:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Air Connection/ Key Lime Air ?
Replies: 17
Views: 1474

Re: Denver Air Connection/ Key Lime Air ?

DEN does not need two commercial airports, but APA would not be a bad alternative for DAC and Great Lakes if they can make it work. No need for major carriers there. Living three miles from the airport, I do not mind the noise and have never heard of a complaint from anyone else.

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by rajincajun01
Fri Jul 28, 2017 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Air Connection/ Key Lime Air ?
Replies: 17
Views: 1474

Re: Denver Air Connection/ Key Lime Air ?

There has been talk of linking APA and DEN with Hyperloop. Could that give DAC, Great Lakes, and Boutique a cheaper alternative?

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by rajincajun01
Thu Jul 27, 2017 11:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS 30 more markets by 2018
Replies: 109
Views: 8788

Re: AS 30 more markets by 2018

ANA787 wrote:
PDX-DEN PLEASE!


It is in the works. Won't be mainline.

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by rajincajun01
Wed Jul 26, 2017 8:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United relaunches DEN-LHR
Replies: 85
Views: 13677

Re: United relaunches DEN-LHR

I guess when i really think about this one maybe this is the opportunity UA needed. There whole problem was BA was too established in DEN and committed to year round. With prices about to plummet and Norwegian on the scene, and given who chaotic BA is right now, UA may see this as the opportunity t...

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by rajincajun01
Wed Jul 26, 2017 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G4 strands approx. 200 pax headed to Oklahoma, and other west coast issues
Replies: 70
Views: 7612

Re: G4 strands approx. 200 pax headed to Oklahoma, and other west coast issues

I have seen F9 charter a Miami Air plane on occasion in DEN. Maybe twice in the past year.

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by rajincajun01
Wed Jul 26, 2017 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G4 strands approx. 200 pax headed to Oklahoma, and other west coast issues
Replies: 70
Views: 7612

Re: G4 strands approx. 200 pax headed to Oklahoma, and other west coast issues

Why can't they call Omni International or Miami Air or Charter Flights to bring LAS pax to OKC than stranded in LAS? How stupid it is? Q This is Allegiant we're talking about...they (and NK) are the dregs of the industry in the US when it comes to taking care of their customers during irrops. It mu...

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by rajincajun01
Sat Jul 22, 2017 2:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unserved markets in the US.
Replies: 118
Views: 11645

Re: Unserved markets in the US.

Along the lines of the smaller markets that lost their only service when SkyWest's Brasilias went away, there are several smaller markets in the Southeast that AA serves with Dash-8s from CLT. How many of those risk losing their air service when the turboprops are retired from AA's regionals? Hilto...

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by rajincajun01
Fri Jul 21, 2017 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On At RDU - Part 1
Replies: 406
Views: 41505

Re: What's Going On At RDU - Part 1

It's about time Delta announce a new (or 3) destination like SAN, MSY, and MEX (or BDA or NAS)... they overdue!!! RDUBDA is crazy. BDA in the AA hub days was always full using an A300 or B757. I don't think O&D is there though, even on a B738. MSY won't happen until there is data from WN and G4...

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by rajincajun01
Wed Jul 19, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Significant System Wide Frontier Announcement Tuesday July 18th
Replies: 312
Views: 36846

Re: Significant System Wide Frontier Announcement Tuesday July 18th

Some of these are unique and unexpected adds, will be interesting to see what sticks. COS-TPA and COS-RSW are head scratchers to me, but F9 (hopefully) knows more than I do. As for COS-TPA, I'm going to guess they are linking the Air Force Academy in COS with MacDill AFB in Tampa. I'm sure there is...

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by rajincajun01
Wed Jul 19, 2017 3:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?
Replies: 315
Views: 25719

Re: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?

Most of the cities F9 announced G4 already flies to across the bay and some WN serve. I think it is a good sign for the Bay Area. From what I have read is some of the tourism to Orlando had slowed down due to increase prices at the parks. I know the City of Clearwater is planning on tearing down so...

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by rajincajun01
Wed Jul 19, 2017 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Significant System Wide Frontier Announcement Tuesday July 18th
Replies: 312
Views: 36846

Re: Significant System Wide Frontier Announcement Tuesday July 18th

F9 currently has eight contracted gates + use of several city owned gates when available. They gave up six gates to Delta in 2016. Per the Denver Business Journal today, Frontier is in talks with Denver Int Airport to add back several gates in the next year. Apparently, there will be six new gates ...

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by rajincajun01
Wed Jul 19, 2017 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On At RDU - Part 1
Replies: 406
Views: 41505

Re: What's Going On At RDU - Part 1

Doubtful. I think you'll see ORD, LAS, or DFW from DL first. This thread has speculated on those destinations for awhile. However, I'm just wondering if DL will try and squash the F9 expansion by announcing the same destinations and perhaps offer double miles or some other type of promotion. It has...

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by rajincajun01
Tue Jul 18, 2017 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Significant System Wide Frontier Announcement Tuesday July 18th
Replies: 312
Views: 36846

Re: Significant System Wide Frontier Announcement Tuesday July 18th

What is the gate situation in DEN for F9? Haven't they given up several of their Gates? Anyone know how many departures DEN has now for F9? A friend sent me a picture of F9 in DEN a few days ago. It looks like a ghost town compared to several years ago. It appears DEN can sustain a ULCC. With all o...

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by rajincajun01
Tue Jul 18, 2017 10:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Significant System Wide Frontier Announcement Tuesday July 18th
Replies: 312
Views: 36846

Re: Significant System Wide Frontier Announcement Tuesday July 18th

What is the gate situation in DEN for F9? Haven't they given up several of their Gates? Anyone know how many departures DEN has now for F9? A friend sent me a picture of F9 in DEN a few days ago. It looks like a ghost town compared to several years ago. It appears DEN can sustain a ULCC. With all o...

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by rajincajun01
Tue Jul 18, 2017 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On At RDU - Part 1
Replies: 406
Views: 41505

Re: What's Going On At RDU - Part 1

Doubtful. I think you'll see ORD, LAS, or DFW from DL first.

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by rajincajun01
Tue Jul 18, 2017 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On At RDU - Part 1
Replies: 406
Views: 41505

Re: What's Going On At RDU - Part 1

With today's F9 announcements, RDU is up to 50 destinations. They also knock off PVD and MCI from their wish list. The top 5 unserved domestic routes are now San Diego, Portland, Ore., San Jose, Calif., San Antonio and Milwaukee. would love to see Alaska add the first three. F9 may add SAT if AUS do...

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by rajincajun01
Tue Jul 18, 2017 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Significant System Wide Frontier Announcement Tuesday July 18th
Replies: 312
Views: 36846

Re: Significant System Wide Frontier Announcement Tuesday July 18th

F9 is a few months late on RDU-AUS. DL just started the route daily recently. Don't know if there is enough demand for two dailies on a CR9 and A320.

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by rajincajun01
Tue Jul 18, 2017 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Significant System Wide Frontier Announcement Tuesday July 18th
Replies: 312
Views: 36846

Re: Significant System Wide Frontier Announcement Tuesday July 18th

RDU-DEN goes from daily to 3x weekly. RDU gains AUS 2x weekly. GSO is gone. TPA is getting MSP too.

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by rajincajun01
Mon Jul 17, 2017 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A person who “passed gas”
Replies: 14
Views: 3643

Re: A person who “passed gas”

The odor was from a maintenance issue, not passed gas. It remained at RDU with the outbound being cancelled due to the maintenance issue. The flight came in from CLT.

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by rajincajun01
Sat Jul 15, 2017 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When will Nashville (BNA) get a non-stop flight to Europe?
Replies: 234
Views: 15754

Re: When will Nashville (BNA) get a non-stop flight to Europe?

Honestly, I'm surprised Allegiant isn't there already. But back to the main topic, if MSY and RDU can support a LHR flight on BA and AA respectively, there is no reason why Nashville can't. Nashville now has more traffic than both of those airports. RDU is a very different area than BNA. They have ...

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by rajincajun01
Sat Jul 15, 2017 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When will Nashville (BNA) get a non-stop flight to Europe?
Replies: 234
Views: 15754

Re: When will Nashville (BNA) get a non-stop flight to Europe?

Country is the most popular music genre in the US. Nashville is one of the fastest growing cities in the US. Answer to the original post is when the new international "terminal" is ready. BA will be the airline. Something big to be announced later this year said BNA officials last week. T...

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by rajincajun01
Sat Jul 15, 2017 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When will Nashville (BNA) get a non-stop flight to Europe?
Replies: 234
Views: 15754

Re: When will Nashville (BNA) get a non-stop flight to Europe?

Country is the most popular music genre in the US. Nashville is one of the fastest growing cities in the US. Answer to the original post is when the new international "terminal" is ready. BA will be the airline. Something big to be announced later this year said BNA officials last week. T...

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by rajincajun01
Wed Jul 12, 2017 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GLO Airlines Ceases Ops on 15JUL
Replies: 16
Views: 4869

Re: GLO Ceases Ops on 15JUL

GLO's loads have doubled over the past year. They were making head way with business travelers. I got to fly them between SHV-MSY. Service was excellent. The CEO was on the flight and got to chat with him. Good guy with a solid business plan. I believe with the above poster that if they could get li...

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by rajincajun01
Tue Jul 11, 2017 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On At RDU - Part 1
Replies: 406
Views: 41505

Re: What's Going On At RDU - Part 1

A few of those markets are already very well serviced. It will be even more true if DL adds DFW and/or ORD before NK would come in. B6 just added an additional FLL frequency. Success would be in finding a different clientele. I don't expect to see the flying taxi coming anytime soon. I would've neve...

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by rajincajun01
Mon Jul 10, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unserved markets in the US.
Replies: 118
Views: 11645

Re: Unserved markets in the US.

The aforementioned Fort Collins, CO is a good one. Someone feel free to correct me but I thought G4 left this airport because there was no tower, or something like that. If that situation has not changed, I wouldn't expect to see anyone serving the airport. bb You are correct. There has been talk f...

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by rajincajun01
Mon Jul 10, 2017 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unserved markets in the US.
Replies: 118
Views: 11645

Re: Unserved markets in the US.

Fort Collins, Colorado. FNL, about an hour north of Denver, lost Allegiant years ago and now has no scheduled commercial airline service. Fort Collins has a population of more than 150,000, and everyone uses Denver International Airport, which is about an hour and 15 mins. away without traffic. It'...

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by rajincajun01
Fri Jul 07, 2017 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?
Replies: 315
Views: 25719

Re: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?

PIE may get a big boost if the caps on the Passenger Facility Charge come off. Smaller airports will be more attractive, as many major metro airports will undoubtedly move quickly to increase fees. Of course it's just a proposed amendment and both parties are all over the place when it comes to FAA...

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by rajincajun01
Thu Jul 06, 2017 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?
Replies: 315
Views: 25719

Re: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?

A friend of mine who is airport ops at PIE assured me they might be getting a long haul intl flight, I was rather skeptical on that nor would I guess who it could be. TPA getting Air Transat was interesting. PIE may get a big boost if the caps on the Passenger Facility Charge come off. Smaller airp...

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by rajincajun01
Wed Jul 05, 2017 3:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Edelweiss to start Denver-Zurich
Replies: 34
Views: 5068

Re: Edelweiss to start Denver-Zurich

Three international flag carriers announced this year. Concourse A is going to be a congested place.

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by rajincajun01
Wed Jul 05, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?
Replies: 315
Views: 25719

Re: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?

DL is probably considering SEA. AS did very well at RDU and DL just started their own service to SEA from there. The only issue may be constraints at SEA for continued growth. AS has a restraint with their fleet growth at the moment, plus the VX merger. SAN and SFO were missed opportunities because ...

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by rajincajun01
Wed Jul 05, 2017 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On At RDU - Part 1
Replies: 406
Views: 41505

Re: What's Going On At RDU - Part 1

RDU just got two new routes from G4. VX is entering the market soon.

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by rajincajun01
Wed Jul 05, 2017 4:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?
Replies: 315
Views: 25719

Re: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?

If PIE got a international long haul route, wouldn't it likely be Norwegian? G4 could add SJU. Domestically, hopefully G4 adds a DEN and LAS route. What happened to Bahamasair coming back to TPA? It would be great to see AS add a second flight. Their load factor is something around 96% for SEA. As ...

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by rajincajun01
Wed Jul 05, 2017 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?
Replies: 315
Views: 25719

Re: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?

If PIE got a international long haul route, wouldn't it likely be Norwegian? G4 could add SJU. Domestically, hopefully G4 adds a DEN and LAS route.

What happened to Bahamasair coming back to TPA? It would be great to see AS add a second flight. Their load factor is something around 96% for SEA.

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by rajincajun01
Wed Jun 28, 2017 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: USGlobal Airways(Baltia) buys Songbird Airways AOC
Replies: 29
Views: 4127

Re: USGlobal Airways(Baltia) buys Songbird Airways AOC

Is this the Sun King that used to be Southeast Airlines out of Largo, FL? No, Songbird was formerly Sky King, originally founded to fly the Sacramento Kings (hence the name). Southeast airlines just used the former National logo called the "Sun King" before dying. Thanks. Apparently readi...

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