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by flymco753
Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis airport announcement 9am 01/17
Replies: 90
Views: 7679

Re: Indianapolis airport announcement 9am 01/17

Indy wrote:
IND-MEX is IND-LAS distance. Would they run a regional jet on a route that long?
DTW-GDL is an E190 and DL used to run the E170/175 to MTY, so yeah.

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by flymco753
Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis airport announcement 9am 01/17
Replies: 90
Views: 7679

Re: Indianapolis airport announcement 9am 01/17

If its AM it'll be Aerolitoral dba Aeromexico Connect. If it's DL it could be an E170/175.

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by flymco753
Wed Jan 16, 2019 2:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Michigan Thread - 2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1916

Re: The Rest of Michigan Thread - 2019

It might be worth noting that the only mainline flight for Delta scheduled to TVC at this moment during the summer is a 717 from LGA.

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by flymco753
Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 12475

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019

Using Friday Jun 21 as an example, lets do the outbound RDU flights. DTW-RDU: F9 9:10PM-11:02PM 4x weekly (M, W, F, S) A320 NK 10:20AM-12:00PM Daily A319 < (aircraft sits for a while, maybe it'll do BDL) DL 7:31AM-9:12AM A319 DL 10:15AM-12:04PM 717 DL 3:15PM-5:08PM 717 DL 8:20PM-8:03PM A320 RDU-DTW:...

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by flymco753
Tue Jan 15, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 12475

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019

NK adds a daily RDU flight. Here's a summary of flights for a random Friday in June: BOS 1x A320, LGA 2x A320, PHL 1x A320, BWI 1x A319, RDU 1x A320, ATL 3x (2) A320 (1) A319, MYR 1x A320, JAX 1x A320, MCO 3x (2) A320 (1) A321, TPA 1x A320, RSW 1x A319, FLL 2x A321, MSY 1x A320, IAH 1x A321, MCI 1x ...

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by flymco753
Tue Jan 15, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 132
Views: 10485

Re: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019

Allegiant.

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by flymco753
Tue Jan 15, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit announces RDU service to seven destinations
Replies: 160
Views: 22026

Re: RDU "Big" Announcement 1/15 - 10am

Allegiant.

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by flymco753
Mon Jan 14, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 12475

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019

DL needs to give up on this HNL experiment. Add SJO or ANC, maybe even expand PUJ to daily. I feel like those would've been more punctual.

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by flymco753
Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 33
Views: 2589

Re: Orlando Aviation Thread - 2019

Spirit has been coming in and leaving out of Airside 1 &4 lately on top of their regular Airside 3. DL is using basically all of 4 especially for RON's. B6 sometimes uses the 80 gates for international arrivals. What a mess this whole gate situation is. C can't come any quicker.

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by flymco753
Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 109
Views: 8154

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

gsg013 wrote:
I noticed BNA-DTW on DL will be a 757-200 for a flight im booked on March 2nd is this going to be a new thing for this route or just randomly a one off?
One off, the 321 is making a regularly scheduled appearance.

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by flymco753
Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 12475

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019

The new dining is horrendous. The only places I could even afford to eat at are Chick-fil-A, Subway, Wendys, and Coney Island Everything else has out of control prices.

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by flymco753
Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 18
Views: 2355

Re: Spirit Airlines Network Thread - 2019

They probably meant to say Westjet.

I think NK will go into SRQ and do the usual DTW & ORD and if advanced bookings look good, go with other cities.

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by flymco753
Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 12475

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019

F9 upgauged some of the RSW flights to the A321 for the remainder of the winter. MCO sees a mix of A320/A321. Weird how they rotate the aircraft.

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by flymco753
Thu Jan 10, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 62
Views: 7534

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2019

Some of F9's recent adds seem to be picking up some extra slack from services that have ended like BWI-MCO on B6 and DTW-LAS for WN.

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by flymco753
Thu Jan 10, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 33
Views: 2589

Re: Orlando Aviation Thread - 2019

As an Orlando resident, the only flight I really want is to lhr At this point, it's getting pretty ridiculous. Not gonna lie, GOAA is doing a pitiful job if they can't even secure a less than daily flight to LHR on a 787 while flying bucket loads of 747's, 777's and A330's to every other city in th...

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by flymco753
Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 12475

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019

Speaking of old terminals, does anyone have any shots of the Davey Terminal Interior? There's plenty of images online of the Smith Terminal's interior, but I can't seem to find any old ones from the Davey Terminal. I have tried, I have found a few, but they are not very good. Someone posted some go...

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by flymco753
Wed Jan 09, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 33
Views: 2589

Re: Orlando Aviation Thread - 2019

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iSXJnlzthLI
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I don't know how I stumbled across this video, but this one strikes a chord. It's the old terminal announcements someone recorded: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iSXJnlzthLI

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by flymco753
Wed Jan 09, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Ohio - 2019
Replies: 69
Views: 7529

Re: The Rest of Ohio - 2019

Now that the A220s are coming in and B717s are finally being shifted east, it will be interesting to see what routes they upguage at CVG. I'd imagine we will see more B717s than A220s, but hopefully both make appearances. Seems like CVG-DTW/MSP/NYC/BOS/Texas would be the best chances for more mainl...

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by flymco753
Wed Jan 09, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 33
Views: 2589

Re: Orlando Aviation Thread - 2019

Also, F9 took the first stab at MCO-PUJ. I really hope this service works. We want to go to beaches that aren't our own. I get tired of Cocoa Beach and Anna Maria Island.

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by flymco753
Wed Jan 09, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 33
Views: 2589

Re: Orlando Aviation Thread - 2019

I was flipping through the March schedule for DL here at MCO and saw BDL will get the 717 on the Saturday flight, so that was neat. I think they did it to MCI a few years back too. I assume with the 717's leaving the west coast, we can see some natural capacity increases by DL. I also see the E7W sc...

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by flymco753
Wed Jan 09, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 12475

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019

Quite a few international capacity decreases for S19 including the significant drawdown of the A330. I'll compare. TATL: LHR '18: 2x 332 - LHR '19: 1x 76W, 1x 332 CDG '18: 1x 76W, 1x 332, 1x 777 - CDG '19: 2x 76W, 1x 789 AMS '18: 1x 359, 3x 333 - AMS '19: 1x 359, 3x 333 FRA '18: 1x 76W - FRA '19: 1x...

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by flymco753
Wed Jan 09, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 12475

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019

I see LAS in the same realm as MCO, although MCO isn't only people visiting the parks, but family as well. I don't see there being that many transplants in Vegas that would be from that area of Michigan, Canada, or Ohio. Maybe the rationale behind it is to do leisure routes from DTW, although they w...

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by flymco753
Wed Jan 09, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New F9 MCO Announcements!
Replies: 15
Views: 3553

Re: New F9 MCO Announcements!

Finally, for the love of all wholly, we got PUJ!

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by flymco753
Wed Jan 09, 2019 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 12475

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019

F9 added LAS, 3x weekly A320. Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday during the summer stretch: 07:30AM LAS DTW 02:30PM 03:20PM DTW LAS 04:55PM Here today, gone tomorrow. Some good introductory fares ($44 on Tuesday, $69 on Sunday / Thursday, available throughout the summer), but the flight times stink (if y...

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by flymco753
Tue Jan 08, 2019 11:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 12475

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019

F9 added LAS, 3x weekly A320.

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by flymco753
Tue Jan 08, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 12475

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019

I used to fly NK and NW so a lot of my time was spent in Concourse C. I remember once NW moved to their new facility, NK.took over what was left of C. Lots of time spent in MCO's airside 3 and 2. NW was at 3 and NK was at 2.

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by flymco753
Tue Jan 08, 2019 4:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 12475

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019

Hubs are BOS, JFK, LGA, CVG, ATL, DTW, MSP, SEA, SLC, & LAX. Focus cities are MCO, RDU, & LAS.

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by flymco753
Mon Jan 07, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville (BNA) Air Service Announcement
Replies: 70
Views: 6459

Nashville (BNA) Air Service Announcement

https://twitter.com/Fly_Nashville/statu ... 77856?s=19
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The tweet says it all. 3 routes including 2 new routes to BNA. Could this be correlated to the SAT announcement?

https://twitter.com/Fly_Nashville/statu ... 77856?s=19

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by flymco753
Mon Jan 07, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 33
Views: 2589

Re: Orlando Aviation Thread - 2019

Nice! Internationally I think someone needs to add PUJ for the Caribbean, it seems like a decent void that could be filled. In Europe we could probably get DUS back, Spain service with Norwegian doesnt seem far fetched at all. I dont think we can support anything to Africa, not a lot of African peop...

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by flymco753
Mon Jan 07, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 33
Views: 2589

Re: Orlando Aviation Thread - 2019

As an Orlando resident, the only flight I really want is to lhr Still wonder who is going to take the first stab. DL should do CDG, VS should do LHR. Although, most would probably disagree and say that BA should do LHR. Is the 777 too much plane? VS could do the A332 but wouldn't that have to rotat...

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by flymco753
Mon Jan 07, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 33
Views: 2589

Re: Orlando Aviation Thread - 2019

dabpit wrote:
flymco753 wrote:
Do you think Moxy is going to use SFB, DAB, MCO, MLB....?

My pick is SFB. DAB and MLB are an hour plus away from Orlando so doubt those two would be used. MCO is out of the question.
Figured it would be. They'd probably use PIE instead of TPA too.

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by flymco753
Sun Jan 06, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 12475

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019

Not too mention DL has a decent showing in MCO so they got their Florida void filled. The only carrier of the 3 majors that doesnt is UA. This is why it would not surprise me if UA buys B6 at some point. UA needs to bulk up domestically big time and absent a merger, they have limited opportunities ...

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by flymco753
Sun Jan 06, 2019 1:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 12475

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019

Not too mention DL has a decent showing in MCO so they got their Florida void filled. The only carrier of the 3 majors that doesnt is UA.

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by flymco753
Sat Jan 05, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 12475

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019

B6 ended FLL, next up on the chopping block and hopefully the last of the year will be WN's ATL flight in June.

More adds compared to losses though.

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by flymco753
Sat Jan 05, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 33
Views: 2589

Re: Orlando Aviation Thread - 2019

Do you think Moxy is going to use SFB, DAB, MCO, MLB....?

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by flymco753
Sat Jan 05, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Michigan Thread - 2019
Replies: 26
Views: 1916

Re: The Rest of Michigan Thread - 2019

I think TVC is becoming the gateway of the northern part of the state. Its perfectly normal for there to be 3 or 4 cities that can support a significant amount of air service. I think TVC is under served in a way. I think TVC could support some Florida flights and maybe something west. I'd like to t...

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by flymco753
Fri Jan 04, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 18
Views: 2355

Re: Spirit Airlines Network Thread - 2019

CLT has to happen at some point. Same with SLC.

I think in the near future we could see VPS or SRQ, BNA, STL, CLT, & SLC.

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by flymco753
Thu Jan 03, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 12475

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019

If any carrier is going to happen to China, it's going to be an off daily flight on something like Hainan to Shanghai or Beijing, probably Shanghai since that's the biggest China market. I dont see viability for anything more.

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by flymco753
Thu Jan 03, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 12475

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019

In order for B6 to make a good enough profit on DTW-JFK is by averaging at least a 72% combined LF for 2x daily E190s. I don't assume they'd put the A320 on this route. I calculated the sample RASM with different ticket prices and in order for B6 to effectively compete against Delta, they'll need an...

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by flymco753
Thu Jan 03, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 12475

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019

I've noticed that flights like FRA & MUC leave during a time between banks which is pretty dead. You should see between banks at MCO, the only people there are the ones going to ATL, other than that it's very dead.

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by flymco753
Wed Jan 02, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 12475

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019

Unless Alaska changes their flight times, they're gonna add service to another city from DTW this summer. Right now their red-eye from Seattle gets in at around 7am and the morning flight to Seattle leaves DTW at 630am. That 7am arrival has to go somewhere - unless they change the times. Possibly S...

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by flymco753
Wed Jan 02, 2019 3:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Minneapolis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 65
Views: 5661

Re: Minneapolis Aviation Thread - 2019

Those near 90% loads in August do not look premature to me! People in Minneapolis want JetBlue, if B6 were to add a route to LGB or FLL, it would be successful. Especially FLL due to the massive connection opportunities to the south. MSP-FLL wont work. Yields aren't great to the Miami area. I think...

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by flymco753
Tue Jan 01, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Minneapolis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 65
Views: 5661

Re: Minneapolis Aviation Thread - 2019

B6 is very premature in MSP to get any additional service at this time. FLL isn't doing great from CLE and ORD, they dropped it from DTW & PIT, I don't think it'll be something MSP will get from B6. BOS needs to be proven before adding additional markets. Does anyone have LF's on B6's BOS-MSP ro...

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by flymco753
Tue Jan 01, 2019 3:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 12475

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019

Adds: EI to DUB (321LR), F9 to SAT (2x wk, 320), NK to VPS or SRQ/PHX/PUJ/EWR because NK will continue adding and growing to steal DL's market regarding leisure. Possibilities: B6 to JFK (2x E90), SY to RSW/TPA/MSP, keeping WOW (however if they drop I expect FI very quickly since it worked out well ...

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by flymco753
Mon Dec 31, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 235
Views: 19517

Re: Orlando air service discussion - 2018

Quite a few reductions to Brazil, from DL ending GRU to JJ ending GIG and FOR. However, GOL gives DL customers great connectivity to Brazil and vice versa. Quite an impressive year. Growth will slow until C opens, theres going to be a lot of reshuffle going on with airlines, I would assume well hear...

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by flymco753
Mon Dec 31, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 2342
Views: 150067

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

Happy new year my friends up north. I hope ya'll are enjoying your mild winter weather so far. One last post before the 2019 post comes on. Adds: EI to DUB (321LR), F9 to SAT (2x wk, 320) Possibilities: B6 to JFK (2x E90), SY to RSW/TPA/MSP, keeping WOW Reductions: DL to HNL, AM to SLP/GDL, more RJ ...

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by flymco753
Fri Dec 28, 2018 4:59 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Starting a new Airline
Replies: 53
Views: 5871

Re: Starting a new Airline

You should talk to my people, we're a successful ULCC controlling the fares in the Detroit to Florida market using several used A321 aircraft. Were privately invested by a firm who might be interested in your idea. We also have very low CASM E190s coming on board too as we look to start controlling ...

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by flymco753
Fri Dec 28, 2018 12:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 2342
Views: 150067

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

WOW is still hanging on. I think WOW dove into a decent niche market for travel to Europe. I assume it helps that WOW Premium is constantly either nearly full or sold out. What also helps is the gap between WOWs fares and Delta's fares. It's leaving a decent margin for WOW to charge more. I think fo...

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by flymco753
Sun Dec 23, 2018 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United announces new employee incentive program; focus on D:00 departures
Replies: 81
Views: 12231

Re: United announces new employee incentive program; focus on D:00 departures

D-35 should be the latest any first item on a mainline flight and D-25 for the RJs

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by flymco753
Sat Dec 22, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 2342
Views: 150067

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

When are they ever going to replace signage around the Midfield? They are looking absolutely horrible.

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