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by Midwestindy
Mon Jan 21, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 14192

Re: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019

without connections (which AA doesn't want to do). I'm standing by for the announcement AA will be drawing down their CLT, DFW, ORD, and PHL hubs because they don't want to do connections. Good lord, if you can't understand what I meant in my original statement (which you cut out), I can't help you

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by Midwestindy
Mon Jan 21, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 103
Views: 8993

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019

For your viewing pleasure, here are the renderings of all the 1st round of new retail options. The next round will be available around February 13-15th https://d1j6zi7czwjuok.cloudfront.net/iaa-images/other/Concessions-Refresh-Prezi-for-January-Board-Meeting-1-16-19-WEBSITE.pdf https://www.indianapo...

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by Midwestindy
Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 14192

Re: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019

I'd say so, considering for example a close in r/t is $90 more than DL's IND-RDU for a flight 33% shorter and only averaged 2-3 passengers less per flight over the same period (68% vs 73%). Furthermore, over the same period two years prior when PIT-RDU was 3x daily their LF was actually higher at 7...

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by Midwestindy
Sun Jan 20, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 14192

Re: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019

So how long will it take before AA drops RDU-PIT? they do well on that route, don't see a need for them to drop it So well that they used to serve it 3x daily around a year or so ago and now just 1x daily? Lol, the LF from Jan-Sep this year on PIT-RDU was 67.6% but, "they do well on that route...

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by Midwestindy
Sun Jan 20, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 103
Views: 8993

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019

Do we see IND - CDG staying with the frequency it has this fall and winter next year? Or will to do what they did in PIT and just do summer flying!? Based on the contract the only months that can change are JAN-MAR, otherwise DL can't use a smaller aircraft or drop to a lower frequency. They are al...

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by Midwestindy
Sat Jan 19, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 103
Views: 8993

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019

They cut down to 2x daily though - so there unfortunately isn't much growth as to be expected from UA - unless there was a filing error...? IND-DEN will be 3x daily? A320/E175/E170 Last year was lower since they dropped down to 2x no mainline during the weekends. Which month are you looking at? - M...

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by Midwestindy
Sat Jan 19, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 103
Views: 8993

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019

So with all these stores coming in - what's leaving? Looks like Vera Bradley is gone, and being replaced by Vineyard Vines No Boundaries is replacing the Starbucks at A6 (although I doubt there won't be another Starbucks put elsewhere in A) Fountain Square Market looks like it is replacing Artizan ...

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by Midwestindy
Sat Jan 19, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 103
Views: 8993

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019

SumChristianus wrote:
Midwestindy wrote:
IND-DEN gets 1xA320 as well


They cut down to 2x daily though - so there unfortunately isn't much growth as to be expected from UA - unless there was a filing error...?


IND-DEN will be 3x daily? A320/E175/E170

Last year was lower since they dropped down to 2x no mainline during the weekends.

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by Midwestindy
Sat Jan 19, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 103
Views: 8993

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019

UA IND-SFO goes 2xB738 next Summer(hopefully they go 3x daily next summer) IND-DEN gets 1xA320 as well Also waiting to see if either AS or DL increases service to SEA next summer, LFs were mid-upper 90%, and other western routes MSP, LAS, DEN, SLC, LAX, SFO, e.t.c are getting more service so SEA is ...

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by Midwestindy
Fri Jan 18, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 103
Views: 8993

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019

Here are the renderings: https://www.moodiedavittreport.com/paradies-lagardere-captures-indianapolis-airport-retail-package/ Brand details: MAC : The Estée Lauder Companies brand is one of the world’s leading names in cosmetics and beauty. TripAdvisor : In addition to offering travel essentials, the...

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by Midwestindy
Thu Jan 17, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 103
Views: 8993

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019

I see some grumblings about IND-CDG being light in February. Yes, there are some light days, but just in February and nothing overly concerning. March is going to be very full. April will be questionable, but after that the entire summer will be full. Don't fret. This isn't going away based on the ...

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by Midwestindy
Thu Jan 17, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 103
Views: 8993

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019

I had my friend ask Mario where specifically Spirit will park. Spirit will park at the end of the A concourse. I am assuming A22 is the only gate open toward the end of that concourse. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk A is going to be bustling in the mornings, there will be the B757, B738, A320, ...

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by Midwestindy
Thu Jan 17, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis airport announcement 9am 01/17
Replies: 94
Views: 10112

Re: Indianapolis airport announcement 9am 01/17

When this event was in CLE recently, it got barely, barely, barely any local media attention, let alone a governor showing up. CLE didn't host this, the only two U.S. cities to host Routes Americas are Denver in 2015 and Las Vegas in 2017 The Governor lives in Indianapolis, so its a 15 minute drive...

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by Midwestindy
Thu Jan 17, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis airport announcement 9am 01/17
Replies: 94
Views: 10112

Re: Indianapolis airport announcement 9am 01/17

Lol it was the Routes Americas Conference IND just had its very own CMH 5k announcement. ;) lol no, it wasn't that bad. While I would have much rather seen a new int'l flight, having representatives from every major North/South American Airline plus all the Major European carriers touring and visit...

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by Midwestindy
Thu Jan 17, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis airport announcement 9am 01/17
Replies: 94
Views: 10112

Re: Indianapolis airport announcement 9am 01/17

When this event was in CLE recently, it got barely, barely, barely any local media attention, let alone a governor showing up. CLE didn't host this, the only two U.S. cities to host Routes Americas are Denver in 2015 and Las Vegas in 2017 The Governor lives in Indianapolis, so its a 15 minute drive

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by Midwestindy
Thu Jan 17, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis airport announcement 9am 01/17
Replies: 94
Views: 10112

Re: Indianapolis airport announcement 9am 01/17

Lol it was the Routes Americas Conference

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by Midwestindy
Thu Jan 17, 2019 3:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis airport announcement 9am 01/17
Replies: 94
Views: 10112

Re: Indianapolis airport announcement 9am 01/17

What’s IND connection to Mexico? I don’t think of it as a place heavily populated with Mexican American community but my thinking may be dated. Mexico is either 1, 2, or 3 in terms of trading partners with Indiana, think Industrial Machinery/Vehicles and Parts. Last time I checked Indiana sent the ...

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by Midwestindy
Thu Jan 17, 2019 2:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis airport announcement 9am 01/17
Replies: 94
Views: 10112

Re: Indianapolis airport announcement 9am 01/17

I think top three right now are:

1. IND-MEX
2. Routes Americas 2020
3. IND-YUL

We'll see tomorrow morning....

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by Midwestindy
Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis airport announcement 9am 01/17
Replies: 94
Views: 10112

Re: Indianapolis airport announcement 9am 01/17

Doesn't sound like a route announcement to me unless it is some sort of base/focus city announcement or something. Not going to be some single one off route though. Any Fedex expansion rumors or anything? https://twitter.com/INDairport/status/1085679176219353090 All we can say at this time is it's ...

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by Midwestindy
Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis airport announcement 9am 01/17
Replies: 94
Views: 10112

Re: Indianapolis airport announcement 9am 01/17

It's got to be IND-MEX

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by Midwestindy
Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis airport announcement 9am 01/17
Replies: 94
Views: 10112

Re: Indianapolis airport announcement 9am 01/17

Any way to tell if the governor attending? Seems like that’s the precedent set for international at least. https://calendar.in.gov/site/gov/event/gov-holcomb-public-schedule-for-january-17-and-18/ Gov will be in attendance so it will be big INDIANAPOLIS – Below find Gov. Eric J. Holcomb’s public sc...

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by Midwestindy
Wed Jan 16, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 103
Views: 8993

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019

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ibthebigd wrote:
IND has a press conference at 9 AM tomorrow any guesses?

Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk


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by Midwestindy
Wed Jan 16, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis airport announcement 9am 01/17
Replies: 94
Views: 10112

Indianapolis airport announcement 9am 01/17

https://twitter.com/INDairport/status/1085654929908195329 "If you don't like us on Facebook yet, now is the time to do it! Tomorrow at 9 am ET we will be going live with a press conference from IND. Make sure you tune in!" https://www.facebook.com/IndianapolisInternationalAirport/ "Ma...

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by Midwestindy
Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 103
Views: 8993

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019

I'm happy they are expanding options to the end of the concourses. The TUMI store specifically will be right outside of security so it will get a lot of trafficwww. With respect to Just Pop In, they are extremely popular with passengers, I have seen passengers (including me) walk from A to B just to...

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by Midwestindy
Wed Jan 16, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 103
Views: 8993

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019

Sorry for the triple post, but the airport just released the Board Packet for Friday and wow: https://d1j6zi7czwjuok.cloudfront.net/iaa-images/board-papers/January-2019-IAA-Board-Packet-WEBSITE.PDF IND will be getting a M.A.C, TUMI, Vineyard Vines, and other high-end stores The board packet also map...

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by Midwestindy
Wed Jan 16, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 103
Views: 8993

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019

https://prezi.com/z3uuw-l9rglv/as-update-commercial-enterprise/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy From Last year, Routes Americas 2018 Major news 16+ meetings over IND market updates Route performance Tourism news Airport updates " Overall, all airlines very happy, making $$ Delta SLC will...

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by Midwestindy
Wed Jan 16, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 103
Views: 8993

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019

I would presume there has to be some sort of document out there outlining gate assignments and usage amongst the carriers. There was one posted on here for the Tom Bradley Terminal at LAX roughly a month or so ago. It was really a neat read to see how the gates are assigned based on aircraft usage ...

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by Midwestindy
Wed Jan 16, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 19
Views: 1968

Re: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2019

Hello All, 2018 was an eventful year for Kansas City - First ever TATL service via Icelandair which saw great success (around 84% occupancy) - Further design changes to the new terminal project (an addition of gates from 35 to 39) - More delays and mishaps with the execution of the new terminal pro...

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by Midwestindy
Tue Jan 15, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 103
Views: 8993

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019

https://www.ind.com/flights Spirit is listed here and it looks like they will be parking at the A concourse. I am also hearing rumors that Contour Airlines could set up shop here soon. Interesting, so probably A20. They will likely try to put Contour at B4, which might limit G4 expansion. After tha...

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by Midwestindy
Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 102
Views: 11367

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2019

AA is going to be bombarded with questions during their investor call about the government shutdown, specifically questions about the DCA hub.

It's hard to imagine that DCA isn't going to be significantly impacted by this unexpected drop off in Gov travel

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by Midwestindy
Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shutdown disruption on Aviation
Replies: 43
Views: 5643

Re: Shutdown disruption on Aviation

So the US government is spending well over 100 million a month on air travel???????? Good grief, we have an out of control government. All the government travel spending is significantly discounted, "The City Pair Program (CPP) offers fares considerably lower than comparable commercial fares, ...

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by Midwestindy
Tue Jan 15, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 103
Views: 8993

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019

IND didn't get any play out of the recent Allegiant adds, but I see they are going to offer Cleveland/Cincinnati into Norfolk. If such adds work, I could see an add in the future from IND, as it fits the niche. Yes that is quite interesting, I think IND-ORF would be an interesting route to try out,...

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by Midwestindy
Tue Jan 15, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 103
Views: 8993

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019

https://www.ind.com/flights Spirit is listed here and it looks like they will be parking at the A concourse. I am also hearing rumors that Contour Airlines could set up shop here soon. Interesting, so probably A20. They will likely try to put Contour at B4, which might limit G4 expansion. After tha...

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by Midwestindy
Tue Jan 15, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit announces RDU service to seven destinations
Replies: 160
Views: 22447

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

Saw this coming from a mile away

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by Midwestindy
Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant DIscussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 45
Views: 3617

Re: Allegiant DIscussion Thread - 2019

I see service to ANC as well!

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by Midwestindy
Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant DIscussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 45
Views: 3617

Re: Allegiant DIscussion Thread - 2019

CLE/CVG-ORF is very surprising

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by Midwestindy
Tue Jan 15, 2019 12:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 118
Views: 9537

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

https://www.flynashville.com/news-and-media/press-releases/Pages/2018-recap.aspx "In 2018, 15,996,194 passengers traveled to and from BNA, an increase of more than 1.86 million passengers over the 2017 calendar year, representing a 13.2 percent increase, and setting a new, all-time passenger re...

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by Midwestindy
Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit announces RDU service to seven destinations
Replies: 160
Views: 22447

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

I posted this in the other thread, but it's likely too late in the season for European Announcements, unless it starts outside of summer. It is more than likely NK, or service from AS/G4/B6/SY, those are the carriers to expect considering they tend to have midweek announcements. I didn't include F9 ...

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by Midwestindy
Mon Jan 14, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 14192

Re: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019

Maybe LH to FRA. Maybe DL to PDX or SAN Maybe AS to PDX or SAN Maybe DL to AMS I’m gonna guess one of the 3.... DL to AMS, adding domestic service + Lounge expansion UA new United Club + UA to FRA AS to PDX and SAN +1 on Frankfurt. The market is ripe for another Europe nonstop. I hate to be that gu...

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by Midwestindy
Mon Jan 14, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 118
Views: 9537

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Unlike BNA-ATL, where it is connecting a midsized market to a top 10 market, BNA-IND is a route connecting two mid-sized markets of similar size. As such, I cannot imagine there is a ton of O&D between the cities, so a WN 737 may be too much plane. That said, connections may be needed to make t...

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by Midwestindy
Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 103
Views: 8993

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019

Waiting for an update on the IND-CDG flight, I think the IBJ was supposed to run an article about it sometime this month. So far LFs haven't been too bad, however the real test will be later this month and into February. https://secure.in.gov/apps/iedc/transparencyportal/viewtaxgrantloancontract/f18...

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by Midwestindy
Mon Jan 14, 2019 5:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 118
Views: 9537

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Unlike BNA-ATL, where it is connecting a midsized market to a top 10 market, BNA-IND is a route connecting two mid-sized markets of similar size. As such, I cannot imagine there is a ton of O&D between the cities, so a WN 737 may be too much plane. That said, connections may be needed to make t...

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by Midwestindy
Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 118
Views: 9537

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

EvanWSFO wrote:
Midwestindy wrote:
southwest1675 wrote:
SMF IND GSP RIC PBI LIT DSM BDL are likely from BNA in my opinion. Could see 3 of those checked off the list this year if WN continues recent trends.


BNA-IND will happen this year, but not on WN


DL on E75???


Most likely not

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by Midwestindy
Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 118
Views: 9537

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

southwest1675 wrote:
SMF IND GSP RIC PBI LIT DSM BDL are likely from BNA in my opinion. Could see 3 of those checked off the list this year if WN continues recent trends.


BNA-IND will happen this year, but not on WN

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by Midwestindy
Sun Jan 13, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 103
Views: 8993

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019

stlgph wrote:
No worry, JetBlue will come to the rescue. Right?


2019 has started off quiet, but I don't think it will stay that way

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by Midwestindy
Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corporate traffic sneak peek: SFO-PVG tops list of UA’s most lucrative Apple routes
Replies: 130
Views: 18497

Re: Corporate traffic sneak peek: SFO-PVG tops list of UA’s most lucrative Apple routes

I'm guessing Delta - Atlanta - Coke - lots of millions AS PDX--Nike This contract is with DL, not AS. No way all of Nike's flying is contracted to DL, plus they reported Delta, Air France-KLM, Alaska, American & United as their principle air suppliers https://www.businesstravelnews.com/Corporat...

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by Midwestindy
Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corporate traffic sneak peek: SFO-PVG tops list of UA’s most lucrative Apple routes
Replies: 130
Views: 18497

Re: Corporate traffic sneak peek: SFO-PVG tops list of UA’s most lucrative Apple routes

It would be neat to learn United, AA, and Deltas largest clients at each of their hubs. I'm guessing Delta - Atlanta - Coke - lots of millions *These are guesses DL/B6 BOS--GE/Raytheon DL DTW--GM/all the other big oil companies DL MSP--Medtronic/3M DL/AS SEA--Microsoft/Boeing/Amazon DL NYC--IBM AA ...

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by Midwestindy
Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corporate traffic sneak peek: SFO-PVG tops list of UA’s most lucrative Apple routes
Replies: 130
Views: 18497

Re: Corporate traffic sneak peek: SFO-PVG tops list of UA’s most lucrative Apple routes

enilria wrote:
I wonder who got fired for leaking that. Lol


Apparently it was on display at United's terminal in SFO, so it was available for public viewing.

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by Midwestindy
Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corporate traffic sneak peek: SFO-PVG tops list of UA’s most lucrative Apple routes
Replies: 130
Views: 18497

Re: Corporate traffic sneak peek: SFO-PVG tops list of UA’s most lucrative Apple routes

I get the sense that someone at United will be fired and immediately rehired, just so they can fire them again. Knowing how closely Apple guards it's privacy, I suspect the potential impact of this on United's revenues could be in the hundreds of millions of dollars range. How the hell is this some...

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