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by flymco753
Sat May 19, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man punches deaf pregnant woman and service dog on F9 flight at MCO
Replies: 43
Views: 6909

Re: Man punches deaf pregnant woman and service dog on F9 flight at MCO

Mark this one down on the list of Florida Man at airports. Here's my log so far; -FLL: shooter, people brawl because of canceled flights -MIA: 2 people tried fighting cops, and both resulted in the same consequence -MCO: guy barricades himself in a corner with a fake firearm, man punches blind peopl...

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by flymco753
Sat May 19, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue to Anchor new MCO Terminal
Replies: 39
Views: 6482

Re: JetBlue to Anchor new MCO Terminal

I love how YYZ and YUL are must haves for B6 yet MCO-DTW is impossible.

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by flymco753
Fri May 18, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline livery you miss the most
Replies: 133
Views: 6027

Re: Airline livery you miss the most

AirTran had the best livery, change my mind. I've no beef with that! The interesting thing about AirTran's was the color palette and the font. Most other liveries were designed to fit on an airplane. AirTran designed an image first then put it on an airplane--and it worked! I liked the tan better t...

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by flymco753
Fri May 18, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline livery you miss the most
Replies: 133
Views: 6027

Re: Airline livery you miss the most

AirTran had the best livery, change my mind.

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by flymco753
Thu May 17, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 758
Views: 47285

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

I told someone at my university about the new Delhi flights coming on WOW, and after showing him the prices and how much cheaper it would cost him and his family will be going for 2 weeks in January. He said something about taking gifts with him?

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by flymco753
Thu May 17, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue to Anchor new MCO Terminal
Replies: 39
Views: 6482

Re: JetBlue to Anchor new MCO Terminal

Corporate MCO travel is there, but on the spectrum tourism completely outweighs business. VFR only represents a small fraction too, however it's growing within Brazil and other parts of South America. Puerto Rico wouldn't necessarily count as VFR (I like to think of VFR as international) so SJU is d...

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by flymco753
Thu May 17, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018
Replies: 202
Views: 16529

Re: The Rest of New England (BDL/PVD/MHT/PWM/ORH/BTV/HVN) - 2018

Of COURSE it will be DL. JetBlue and AA wanted to curry favor with Massport, so they set up shop at their “pet project” in Worcester so they’d get favorable treatment at Logan. It’s clear who that third one will be. Assuming it will be ATL or DTW. ATL will be huge and a big bonus for ORH IMO. Could...

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by flymco753
Thu May 17, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major JetBlue announcement Thursday?
Replies: 51
Views: 11922

Re: Major JetBlue announcement Thursday?

With B6 getting C, probably MCO-CLE/DTW/PIT/ORD.

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by flymco753
Wed May 16, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to add new routes after agreement with ME3
Replies: 181
Views: 20019

Re: DL to add new routes after agreement with ME3

aircal62 wrote:
Why is everyone focusing on India, there are other routes which may be announced. I do not see DL returning to India soon, I do see other routes however
ATL-DXB. Perhaps JFK/ATL-IST?

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by flymco753
Wed May 16, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MCO expanding its expansion
Replies: 10
Views: 1686

Re: MCO expanding its expansion

Interesting, does this mean those gates will be swing? I'm thoroughly excited too see the finishing product. I wonder if it'll resemble any of the airsides at all?

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by flymco753
Tue May 15, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?--2018
Replies: 92
Views: 7226

Re: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?--2018

The HQ will not be moving very far. No change in airports or travel logistics will occur. The Global Headquarters, they announced will be moving to the Tampa area. MSP->TPA. Mosaic is also fairly newly invested in Brazil. Travel logistics will for sure change, to what degree is the question. If the...

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by flymco753
Tue May 15, 2018 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018
Replies: 276
Views: 40174

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018

3052 should be delivered tomorrow https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n352dn Really cranking on the 321s... Next month there's going to be a lot of A321 movement at DTW so I could see where they're getting all of these A321's from. I actually see on DTW-BOS and SLC that the 757 and A321 alt...

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by flymco753
Tue May 15, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 758
Views: 47285

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

klm617 wrote:
Just a thought but if Delta wanted to get better loads on it's flights and expand it's DTW-LHR capacity would they have not been better off putting the A350 on DTW-LHR rather than DTW-AMS
The 333 would be most logical. Delta does the 333 on Fridays.

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by flymco753
Tue May 15, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 758
Views: 47285

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

Thoughts on Volaris, Interjet or Viva Aerobus starting MEX or GDL? For this to happen I think the WCAA has to show some initiative as I believe they are keeping this opportunity open for Delta. Don't forget though, these 3 carriers target routes that have large ethnic Mexican populations. While DTW...

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by flymco753
Tue May 15, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 758
Views: 47285

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

klm617 wrote:
WOW Air is moving their arrival and departure times for the winter. The flight will arrive at 4:45 pm and leave at 5:55 pm and operate at 4 weekly.
Appears CLE and CVG will be seasonal.

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by flymco753
Tue May 15, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to add new routes after agreement with ME3
Replies: 181
Views: 20019

Re: DL to add new routes after agreement with ME3

ATL-DXB, ATL-BOM, ATL-DEL? JFK-AUH, JFK-CAI, JFK-AMM, JFK-RUH?

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by flymco753
Mon May 14, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A350 New Routes: ATL-NRT, DTW-FRA
Replies: 55
Views: 6778

Re: Delta A350 New Routes: ATL-NRT, DTW-FRA

deltal1011man wrote:
You need to slow down.
Why? I like fast. :bigthumbsup:

deltal1011man wrote:
flymco753 wrote:
Bet you they put the 359 on DTW-FRA in the summer when LH deploys the 744.

How much? That's easy money for me
I got $3 in my wallet.

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by flymco753
Mon May 14, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 758
Views: 47285

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

Thoughts on Volaris, Interjet or Viva Aerobus starting MEX or GDL?

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by flymco753
Mon May 14, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 127
Views: 9106

Re: Orlando air service discussion - 2018

So JAL is starting a new LCC-longhaul. Is MCO in the future? MIA has been pursuing JAL for a long time, I think the flight is more likely to go to MIA first. MCO has not been pursuing a Japan flight???????? They have, but MIA has for a longer time and is probably fighting harder to get one than MCO...

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by flymco753
Mon May 14, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 127
Views: 9106

Re: Orlando air service discussion - 2018

dabpit wrote:
flymco753 wrote:
What's next?


Interjet (4O) is transferring their flights from SFB to MCO in June. Another lose for SFB.
$77 fares too, insane!

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by flymco753
Mon May 14, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 127
Views: 9106

Re: Orlando air service discussion - 2018

727LOVER wrote:
So JAL is starting a new LCC-longhaul. Is MCO in the future?
MIA has been pursuing JAL for a long time, I think the flight is more likely to go to MIA first.

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by flymco753
Mon May 14, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A350 New Routes: ATL-NRT, DTW-FRA
Replies: 55
Views: 6778

Re: Delta A350 New Routes: ATL-NRT, DTW-FRA

Makes sense. Is Frankfurt (and Germany, for that matter) a big player in the auto industry? I could see a route like LHR or CDG receiving an A350, whether it be limited time, seasonal or year-round, but FRA kinda took me by surprise. Germany's definitely a big player in the auto industry. The curio...

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by flymco753
Mon May 14, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 127
Views: 9106

Re: Orlando air service discussion - 2018

DL is ending MCO-MIA. 3M is delaying HSV (for aircraft certification reasons) and ended Freeport. What's next? DL really had an interesting thing going on with MIA. I'd like to see DL make airports like GRR year round and daily on RJ's, ones with less competition but enough passengers to support it.

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by flymco753
Mon May 14, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A350 New Routes: ATL-NRT, DTW-FRA
Replies: 55
Views: 6778

Re: Delta A350 New Routes: ATL-NRT, DTW-FRA

Bet you they put the 359 on DTW-FRA in the summer when LH deploys the 744. I think we'd see DTW-CDG go to a 359 well before FRA. I guess you're right. I see CDG being the next TATL from DTW getting the 359. They can shift a 333 to DTW-GRU at that point. GRU is pretty full with pax, there's days whe...

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by flymco753
Mon May 14, 2018 12:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A350 New Routes: ATL-NRT, DTW-FRA
Replies: 55
Views: 6778

Re: Delta A350 New Routes: ATL-NRT, DTW-FRA

Bet you they put the 359 on DTW-FRA in the summer when LH deploys the 744.

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by flymco753
Sun May 13, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;
Replies: 96
Views: 13156

Re: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;

I’m not surprised NK dropped DTW-PDX. This route is like the two kids in high school that date on and off and everyone knows about it because they spread the rumors like “did you hear PDX and DTW broke up again?” Drama route for all airlines! This resource needs to be allocated to an existing DTW r...

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by flymco753
Sun May 13, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 758
Views: 47285

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

They shifted the flight to MYR. MYR will be twice daily A320.

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by flymco753
Sun May 13, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;
Replies: 96
Views: 13156

Re: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;

I’m not surprised NK dropped DTW-PDX. This route is like the two kids in high school that date on and off and everyone knows about it because they spread the rumors like “did you hear PDX and DTW broke up again?” Drama route for all airlines! This resource needs to be allocated to an existing DTW r...

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by flymco753
Sun May 13, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;
Replies: 96
Views: 13156

Re: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;

I’m not surprised NK dropped DTW-PDX. This route is like the two kids in high school that date on and off and everyone knows about it because they spread the rumors like “did you hear PDX and DTW broke up again?” Drama route for all airlines! This resource needs to be allocated to an existing DTW r...

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by flymco753
Sun May 13, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 758
Views: 47285

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

Spirit is dropping the seasonal PDX, not surprised. However I expect NK to allocate that aircraft somewhere else whether it’s a new route or additional frequency on current routes. My suggestion, shift that off daily A319 that will fly both DFW and MYR to MYR, replace the 2nd daily DFW with the A320...

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by flymco753
Sun May 13, 2018 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;
Replies: 96
Views: 13156

Re: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;

I’m not surprised NK dropped DTW-PDX. This route is like the two kids in high school that date on and off and everyone knows about it because they spread the rumors like “did you hear PDX and DTW broke up again?” Drama route for all airlines! This resource needs to be allocated to an existing DTW ro...

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by flymco753
Fri May 11, 2018 11:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Naked Man Says He Planted Bomb at DAB
Replies: 19
Views: 2626

Re: Naked Man Says He Planted Bomb at DAB

Lets see, list of incidents at Florida airports by crazy people; -FLL: shooter -MIA: 2 people tried fighting cops, and both resulted in the same consequence -MCO: guy barricades himself in a corner with a fake firearm. -DAB: person strips naked and frantically runs around the baggage claim saying th...

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by flymco753
Fri May 11, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Announcement?
Replies: 149
Views: 15600

Re: Spirit Airlines Announcement?

WIFI is a great addition to Spirit. I think Spirit is becoming the industry leading ULCC that others in the world need to take a look at. There's a very heavy AirTran influence here and I love it.

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by flymco753
Fri May 11, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Naked Man Says He Planted Bomb at DAB
Replies: 19
Views: 2626

Re: Naked Man Says He Planted Bomb at DAB

This is exactly why I don't visit Daytona. Spring break there is horrible, people urinate and dispose of their matter all over the beach and side roads. I'll stick with my safe Disney community. :bigthumbsup:

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by flymco753
Thu May 10, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Announcement?
Replies: 149
Views: 15600

Re: Spirit Airlines Announcement?

An memo to employees stated there will be an announcement at 10et tomorrow. Sounds like it will be a big event. Seems like more than wifi to me. Also had the intriguing note "we aren't the only ones who are excited" which suggests to me codeshare, merger, or aircraft order. The pieces of ...

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by flymco753
Thu May 10, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Announcement?
Replies: 149
Views: 15600

Re: Spirit Airlines Announcement?

I don’t think it’s new routes because #1, typiclally they announce September/October routes in mid June. #2 Friday isn’t a media day for coverage on air service correct? So it’s something company related directly. #3 Something like this probably means a large aircraft purchase, most likely from anot...

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by flymco753
Thu May 10, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Announcement?
Replies: 149
Views: 15600

Re: Spirit Airlines Announcement?

The 2 things that are most likely; WIFI or a significant aircraft order. Wifi would be nice but I don't see it happening just yet. As for the aircraft order, I would say the A330 and/or c-series HQ relocation to Orlando (or a permanent site in Fort Lauderdale where they will have their own training...

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by flymco753
Thu May 10, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Announcement?
Replies: 149
Views: 15600

Re: Spirit Airlines Announcement?

The 2 things that are most likely; WIFI or a significant aircraft order. Other likely scenarios could be something like improved cabin amenities (like the addition of more big front seats to essentially create a 2nd cabin). Less likely but still possible could be a DTW and LAS “hub” announcement, HQ...

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by flymco753
Wed May 09, 2018 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 758
Views: 47285

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

Did you know that Spirit is in first place for luggage handling lately? My source is the Q1 earnings call for Spirit.

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by flymco753
Wed May 09, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 127
Views: 9106

Re: Orlando air service discussion - 2018

Have you seen the long lines at MCO? There's usually 4 pre-check podiums for TSA then 2 scanners. I'm through in 3min. What time do you generally fly out? The 6PM bank for Delta is by far the 2nd worst next to the 8am bank. I honestly can't pinpoint a time. I just usually see fairly long regular TS...

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by flymco753
Wed May 09, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 127
Views: 9106

Re: Orlando air service discussion - 2018

https://orlandoairports.net/press/2018/05/09/record-first-quarter-traffic-at-orlando-international-airport/ ORLANDO, FL. – Thanks in part to 309,000 additional seats coming into Orlando International Airport in March, the first quarter of 2018 is another one for the record books. Domestic passenger...

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by flymco753
Wed May 09, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 announces yet more new routes
Replies: 66
Views: 7086

Re: F9 announces yet more new routes

Logical choice in your mind only. You speak of all this touting that Frontier can't make "logical choices", yet leaving out any and all consideration about the logistics of Frontier's network - i.e. where planes need to be, when, how crew scheduling works, and what needs to be in place at...

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by flymco753
Wed May 09, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 announces yet more new routes
Replies: 66
Views: 7086

Re: F9 announces yet more new routes

I’m sorry but don’t know what’s with you DTW fan boys but every time DTW gets passed over for another city, especially MSP, you guys have a fit. I pick on MSP because it’s a peer market. I begin to question these F9 adds because where was the logic? I analyzed the recent JAX adds and DTW has more p...

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by flymco753
Wed May 09, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 announces yet more new routes
Replies: 66
Views: 7086

Re: F9 announces yet more new routes

I say this somewhat jokingly, but I feel as if F9 goes after fringe routes or routes no other airline will try (i.e.. RDU-MDT/PVM) before they go after the more logical adds. You actually are stating the truth. However, here's how I view it, MSP=less people on an MD-90 and now 2 carriers. DTW=more ...

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by flymco753
Wed May 09, 2018 12:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 announces yet more new routes
Replies: 66
Views: 7086

Re: F9 announces yet more new routes

Business is a game of chance no matter what the industry. If you do not keep current in the market or take some risks, you will be looking at others pass one by. Indigo Partners, whether you like them or not, has been a risk taker and an innovator when it comes to F9's route selections. They have d...

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by flymco753
Tue May 08, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 127
Views: 9106

Re: Orlando air service discussion - 2018

Frontier adds MCO-ORF twice weekly on the A320 beginning on August 12th. Doesn't this seem like a weak time to start FL routes? It gets pretty dead around here from August until the end of October, which even then it's still kind of...dead.

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by flymco753
Tue May 08, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 announces yet more new routes
Replies: 66
Views: 7086

Re: F9 announces yet more new routes

I say this somewhat jokingly, but I feel as if F9 goes after fringe routes or routes no other airline will try (i.e.. RDU-MDT/PVM) before they go after the more logical adds. You actually are stating the truth. However, here's how I view it, MSP=less people on an MD-90 and now 2 carriers. DTW=more ...

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by flymco753
Tue May 08, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 758
Views: 47285

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

There's no local or corporate market for LIT, it LITerally makes no sense to fly there from the Midwest unless it's ORD.

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