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by flymco753
Fri Sep 22, 2017 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2017
Replies: 674
Views: 124713

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2017

I assume if DL is going to revamp the 764's and 777's that they're going to be kept for quite a bit of time afterwards.

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by flymco753
Fri Sep 22, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA's Next US Destination
Replies: 455
Views: 42697

Re: BA's Next US Destination

Like I've said before, and I'm not trying to be rude or shoot it down because it could happen for CMH one day, but CMH is sandwiched pretty good between airports with TATL service, and I think the reason airlines aren't doing it because of the pressure. CVG, PIT and CLE have ULCC's, IND has TATL and...

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by flymco753
Fri Sep 22, 2017 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? Part 2
Replies: 284
Views: 21284

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? Part 2

Seasonal to FRA on Condor seems reasonable. I already know a few people who would use it. I think Tokyo could come sooner than we think. I've seen some people thinking 5-6 years for that. I'm thinking 2-3 to be completely honest. Probably wouldn't happen until the new permanent IAB is complete. I w...

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by flymco753
Fri Sep 22, 2017 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The MSY Thread - 2017
Replies: 617
Views: 53960

Re: The MSY Thread - 2017

I'm looking at a few F9 flights and they're connecting people through MSY, a good example is the SAT-MCO flight that runs on days where the nonstop isn't available.

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by flymco753
Fri Sep 22, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future of ISP
Replies: 77
Views: 5439

Re: The Future of ISP

DTW is also the main airport for the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor which sees a lot of Long Islanders, so there's that also. My point is that it is timed for those originating on Long Island, not DTW. I actually attend a University not too far from U of M, so I regularly fly up to that area. ...

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by flymco753
Fri Sep 22, 2017 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future of ISP
Replies: 77
Views: 5439

Re: The Future of ISP

DTW is also the main airport for the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor which sees a lot of Long Islanders, so there's that also. My point is that it is timed for those originating on Long Island, not DTW. I actually attend a University not too far from U of M, so I regularly fly up to that area. ...

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by flymco753
Fri Sep 22, 2017 2:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread
Replies: 561
Views: 40346

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread

I don't think there will be any room for non revs on the inaugural CDG, darn..

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by flymco753
Fri Sep 22, 2017 2:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future of ISP
Replies: 77
Views: 5439

Re: The Future of ISP

DTW - 3x weekly or nonexistent. Actually I have some interesting analysis on this route. When I first started studying routes a few years ago, I thought DTW-TTN was a miserable idea and it wouldn't last. The first season, IIRC the LF's were terrible and I predicted that TTN wouldn't last because IA...

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by flymco753
Fri Sep 22, 2017 1:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue revises NY Jets livery
Replies: 6
Views: 930

Re: JetBlue revises NY Jets livery

Looking forward to seeing it around MCO, looks much better than the old livery. I jokingly told one of my buddies that works for B6 that they need an airplane painted for the Bucs.

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by flymco753
Fri Sep 22, 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL dropping PHL-CDG?
Replies: 83
Views: 10881

Re: DL dropping PHL-CDG?

These DL TATL flights from PHL were and are nonrev heaven most of the time.

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by flymco753
Fri Sep 22, 2017 12:32 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: World Routes 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 817

World Routes 2017

As a future route planner, network planner, route analysis, what have you, I think this is a great place to talk about routes. I want to open this up to everyone regardless of what country you're from. I want to hear what everyone thinks of their home airports, what would you like to see come out of...

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by flymco753
Thu Sep 21, 2017 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future of ISP
Replies: 77
Views: 5439

Re: The Future of ISP

DTW - 3x weekly or nonexistent. Actually I have some interesting analysis on this route. When I first started studying routes a few years ago, I thought DTW-TTN was a miserable idea and it wouldn't last. The first season, IIRC the LF's were terrible and I predicted that TTN wouldn't last because IA...

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by flymco753
Thu Sep 21, 2017 5:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights
Replies: 145
Views: 14816

Re: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights

Someone will really be happy that DTW is getting another daily international flight. They'll be upset that they didn't get DTW-DUB or MAN though. Seriously however, great adds for DL and I can imagine that all these flights will do well. probably not enough demand for DUB There is on a 75W, but BCN...

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by flymco753
Thu Sep 21, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 1281
Views: 90216

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

As for equipment, I'll bet both DL-operated flights will ultimately operate either as 332 or 763. Thanks for posting that, didn't see the times were published. I would think it's safe to say 332 because NGO, GRU and AMS all still remain heavily 332, either way 2 332's and a 777 is quite a few seats...

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by flymco753
Thu Sep 21, 2017 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Announcing Multiple New Routes
Replies: 160
Views: 16135

Re: Frontier Announcing Multiple New Routes

ISP-MIA goes to 2 x daIly as well, second week in October. https://s31.postimg.org/jagsti6q3/smile.gif mariner Well I suppose it's a matter of time until there's 2x RSW and 2x TPA, could probably see them doing JAX next. I know in their F9 announcement hinted at a DEN flight in the future too. Woul...

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by flymco753
Thu Sep 21, 2017 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 1473
Views: 126729

Re: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017

I predict NK is out of CAK and LBE eventually, NK is shifting back to their old strategy as oppose to the FL model.

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by flymco753
Thu Sep 21, 2017 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando Air Service Discussion Part 2
Replies: 302
Views: 28030

Re: Orlando Air Service Discussion Part 2

NK would stay at AS3. I was re-watching the rendition of the new C terminal, are they set on how many gates the terminal will house? NK has been growing MCO (slowly but they have been) and AS3 is tight as it is, so makes sense to move them to AS1 when B6 goes to C. I thought the total number was 60...

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by flymco753
Thu Sep 21, 2017 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights
Replies: 145
Views: 14816

Re: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights

Someone will really be happy that DTW is getting another daily international flight. They'll be upset that they didn't get DTW-DUB or MAN though. Seriously however, great adds for DL and I can imagine that all these flights will do well. If someone isn't excited about a 3rd CDG flight that's not go...

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by flymco753
Thu Sep 21, 2017 1:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights
Replies: 145
Views: 14816

Re: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights

I'm pumped for this new MCO-AMS flight, if it does well I suppose more will come, like CDG. Also DL identified MCO as a gateway, wouldn't this practically mean a focus city?

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by flymco753
Thu Sep 21, 2017 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 1281
Views: 90216

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

DTW is getting a 3rd CDG flight next summer, the most accurate flight times will be added on Saturday when the schedule change is released. What aircraft could this be on? 333? 332? 76W? 777/L? LAX will fly the 77L so I'd assume that would be the frame that could turn to PVG.

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by flymco753
Thu Sep 21, 2017 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando Air Service Discussion Part 2
Replies: 302
Views: 28030

Re: Orlando Air Service Discussion Part 2

I would think the reason AC would go to 1 is because they have pre clearance, unless you need to be at a terminal with an entry point any how. I wonder where Avianca, COPA, Caribbean, and other airlines not partnered with B6 would go, would they still go to C or go to 90's? Here are my picks for pl...

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by flymco753
Thu Sep 21, 2017 1:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Announcing Multiple New Routes
Replies: 160
Views: 16135

Re: Frontier Announcing Multiple New Routes

Apparently MCO-ISP is working well, because they're upping the flight to 2x daily, both A321. I had no idea ISP had that much support for MCO. ISP-MIA goes to 2 x daIly as well, second week in October. https://s31.postimg.org/jagsti6q3/smile.gif mariner Well I suppose it's a matter of time until th...

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by flymco753
Wed Sep 20, 2017 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA's Next US Destination
Replies: 455
Views: 42697

Re: BA's Next US Destination

Airline wise: Flying into BNIA vs a crammed YYZ could be more cost efficient for landing Fees and all the other services / charges. I can see a discount airline like Norwegian, WOW, or some airline along those lines trying to break into that market. Larger airlines like BA could probly care less. B...

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by flymco753
Wed Sep 20, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando Air Service Discussion Part 2
Replies: 302
Views: 28030

Re: Orlando Air Service Discussion Part 2

What you see is not actually the south terminal, it is the ITF (intermodal terminal facility). The train station in short. The new terminal has only just started ground clearing and prep. It will be due west of what you see now. When the south terminal (C) opens. The FIS on Airside 1 will close and...

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by flymco753
Wed Sep 20, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando Air Service Discussion Part 2
Replies: 302
Views: 28030

Re: Orlando Air Service Discussion Part 2

With F9 rapidly expanding service out of MCO, I think it's only a matter of time until SYR, ALB and MHT join the ranks, more than likely all A321 because of the excess amount of traffic from the NE to Florida. NK's strategy seems to be focused back at larger cities, MCO-DTW this winter is up to 4x d...

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by flymco753
Wed Sep 20, 2017 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 1281
Views: 90216

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

DL's SNA service has been leaving Detroit, ever since it started with no more than 15 seats open, for September travel out west, I'd say that is pretty good, but as for it making a profit, there's no way to figure that out, you can only hope it's making money, because the flight's are leaving full.

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by flymco753
Wed Sep 20, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Announcing Multiple New Routes
Replies: 160
Views: 16135

Re: Frontier Announcing Multiple New Routes

Apparently MCO-ISP is working well, because they're upping the flight to 2x daily, both A321. I had no idea ISP had that much support for MCO.

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by flymco753
Wed Sep 20, 2017 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA's Next US Destination
Replies: 455
Views: 42697

Re: BA's Next US Destination

Buffalo Matt so this is a good argument. but what does buffalo bring that is not well served from yyz already? If BUF had such a tremendous location advantage as you highlight then it would have more domestic pax??? Also Niagara Falls must be overwhelming majority of driving vacations, as it is an ...

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by flymco753
Wed Sep 20, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair Announces DFW
Replies: 90
Views: 8941

Re: Icelandair Announces DFW

next summer DTW. This route is aiming for traffic between DTW and Europe not not the O&D traffic between DTW-KEF. Since FI has a lot more to offer, in terms of for example, the number of destinations in EUR and think this will be a tough route for WW. But at the same time I hope not :). You mea...

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by flymco753
Tue Sep 19, 2017 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread Part 34
Replies: 776
Views: 98033

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread Part 34

Midwestindy wrote:
At this point though I am convinced F9 is being run by a bunch of monkeys randomly typing keys...
*mic drop

I felt that way since they didn't add TPA-DTW in the recent TPA expansion, but they can add smaller O&D cities. Testing intelligence through the use of
zoo animals.

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by flymco753
Tue Sep 19, 2017 10:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread Part 34
Replies: 776
Views: 98033

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread Part 34

Frontier seems to changing from point-to-point to a conventional hub model. I'm not sure they know what they want to be. I totally agree with you. Spirit has their niche market figured out, along with Allegiant... But Frontier is just a mish mosh that isn't well thought out. I don't see how Frontie...

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by flymco753
Tue Sep 19, 2017 10:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricaine Maria and effects on airlines and airports
Replies: 49
Views: 4525

Re: Hurricaine Maria and effects on airlines and airports

SXM is closed again, as is STT. These airports are getting battered.

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by flymco753
Tue Sep 19, 2017 10:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will MCO be a focus city for DL?
Replies: 59
Views: 6689

Re: Will MCO be a focus city for DL?

I mean, as of now there's a seasonal DY flight, once a week I believe. There's already stimulation, so that adds to it.

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by flymco753
Tue Sep 19, 2017 10:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will MCO be a focus city for DL?
Replies: 59
Views: 6689

Re: Will MCO be a focus city for DL?

Doubtful. The incentives DL has been offered will be probably be unavailable (as in completely) if DL tries to split the flight. One of the points they made during the announcement is the possibility of the flight going daily. Throwing away the incentives and reversing on the announcement would pro...

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by flymco753
Tue Sep 19, 2017 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 1281
Views: 90216

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

Building on my SJC forecast, I've included some hypothetical connections and flight times that DL would use if SJC is added. In Q1, Q2, Q3, and Q4 of 2016, there is a year round average of ~100 one way, ~200 combined, that's O&D on both sides. The 73H (-800) has 160 seats, so in O&D alone, y...

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by flymco753
Tue Sep 19, 2017 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NK schedule extension late spring/early summer
Replies: 37
Views: 2904

Re: NK schedule extension late spring/early summer

I heard from a friend who works ramp back home in BDL and he said someone who does the ground/ramp stuff for NK at BDL said that NK is going up to 12 flights a day at BDL. Makes sense, they're doing well. The BDL-MYR LF is over 95% since it started, and it would make sense they start BWI-BDL and DT...

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by flymco753
Tue Sep 19, 2017 4:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NK schedule extension late spring/early summer
Replies: 37
Views: 2904

Re: NK schedule extension late spring/early summer

I'll take back what I said about NK not doing MCO, I think it can work but on a seasonal basis, I would not start this route year round. PDEW is at maximum 800 each way. WN during Q1 runs 6 flights (DL, F9, WN), in 6 flights alone there is an excess of seats that WN fills with connections. Are you ...

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by flymco753
Tue Sep 19, 2017 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NK schedule extension late spring/early summer
Replies: 37
Views: 2904

Re: NK schedule extension late spring/early summer

I'll take back what I said about NK not doing MCO, I think it can work but on a seasonal basis, I would not start this route year round. PDEW is at maximum 800 each way. WN during Q1 runs 6 flights (DL, F9, WN), in 6 flights alone there is an excess of seats that WN fills with connections. Are you ...

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by flymco753
Tue Sep 19, 2017 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NK schedule extension late spring/early summer
Replies: 37
Views: 2904

Re: NK schedule extension late spring/early summer

I'll take back what I said about NK not doing MCO, I think it can work but on a seasonal basis, I would not start this route year round. PDEW is at maximum 800 each way. WN during Q1 runs 6 flights (DL, F9, WN), in 6 flights alone there is an excess of seats that WN fills with connections.

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by flymco753
Tue Sep 19, 2017 12:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Announcing Multiple New Routes
Replies: 160
Views: 16135

Re: Frontier Expansion at SJC

My colleague said that DTW shouldn't get any routes out of this expansion, I think he also said no ISP as planned too.

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by flymco753
Mon Sep 18, 2017 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Announcing Multiple New Routes
Replies: 160
Views: 16135

Re: Frontier Expansion at SJC

I don't think it's smart for F9 at this time to add SJC-DTW because there's so many short/medium range markets from SJC that would be better utilized with those aircraft, CVG and CLE make sense because they're hubs, but DTW doesn't in my opinion at least for F9 it doesn't. There could be co-existen...

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by flymco753
Mon Sep 18, 2017 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 1281
Views: 90216

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

After doing more homework on DTW-SJC, I think we have a verdict. PDEW to SJC for all quarters per DOT in 2016 was 38,000 one way. SNA, which was just added had averaged 40,000 so it's inevitable that SJC would be the next market DL will want to tackle. I think the reason the 73W is on SNA is because...

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by flymco753
Mon Sep 18, 2017 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New BA route to be announced tomorrow?
Replies: 122
Views: 16605

Re: New BA route to be announced tomorrow?

TryToFlySomeday wrote:
maybe DTW? Nah, DL dominates there already, foolish move.
But if BA did their homework, and tried to figure out how many slots DL has and what kind of aircraft are available than it actually could be DTW, just not tomorrow.

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by flymco753
Mon Sep 18, 2017 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Air Service Discussion
Replies: 140
Views: 12716

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

[threeid][/threeid] Would anyone happen to have access to any recent load factors for airlines at ATL? Which routes are you looking for? International, so basically any international route DL flies out of ATL and foreign airlines that fly to ATL. International LF's I find difficult to locate, but I ...

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by flymco753
Mon Sep 18, 2017 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Jordanian B787 to SXM
Replies: 6
Views: 1670

Re: Royal Jordanian B787 to SXM

Someone posted a pic from the destroyed Sunset Bar, I thought it was photoshopped at first...

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by flymco753
Mon Sep 18, 2017 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Air Service Discussion
Replies: 140
Views: 12716

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

787fan8 wrote:
Would anyone happen to have access to any recent load factors for airlines at ATL?
Which routes are you looking for?

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by flymco753
Mon Sep 18, 2017 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New BA route to be announced tomorrow?
Replies: 122
Views: 16605

Re: New BA route to be announced tomorrow?

DTW @klm Would DTW require an F cabin? It probably isn't but DTW fits the criteria, hasn't been served for quite a while and the 789 would probably be the best aircraft size to remain in competition with DL's 76W. If BA studied it well, they know that DL won't end MUC for LON and there's already a ...

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by flymco753
Mon Sep 18, 2017 3:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread
Replies: 561
Views: 40346

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread

I'm confused? What routes did they say they would announce Tuesday? https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/flights/todayinthesky/2017/07/18/blockbuster-expansion-frontier-add-21-cities-85-routes/488214001/ all routes without a date stamp are for Tuesday Oh, that is what you meant. Yeah, supposedly t...

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by flymco753
Mon Sep 18, 2017 3:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Announcing Multiple New Routes
Replies: 160
Views: 16135

Re: Frontier Expansion at SJC

Lets end this conversation regarding F9 adding SJC-DTW. 1. It's not a smart move for F9 I'm not sure who decided it's not a smart move. In Post #19 you made the case for it being a route that should go to Delta. I'm not sure why it should go to Delta - first in, first served, I say, although there ...

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by flymco753
Mon Sep 18, 2017 2:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will MCO be a focus city for DL?
Replies: 59
Views: 6689

Re: Will MCO be a focus city for DL?

I think IND-MCO could go 2x daily on CR7's, AUS could be added with a 717, MSY could be added with a CR9. I think LAS on the 73H could come back because there's no legacy flying LAS. If PDX-MCO bodes well and DL wants to poke AS with a stick than PDX on a 73H maybe. Other RJ p2p that could be added...

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