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by SumChristianus
Wed Feb 14, 2018 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 399
Views: 22527

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Look at the IND-CHS schedules for G4. They said this route is seasonal. Didn't expect it to fly all the way in Nov. It appears G4 isn't cutting back at IND even though they are losing 7 planes this year, in fact it looks like their October schedule is beefed up, at peak: IND-AUS-goes 3x weekly from...

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by SumChristianus
Tue Feb 13, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 232
Views: 15973

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

It’s a big deal that SNA is going to a 757, more seats everywhere indicates it’s doing well. Not really. The upgauging likely has more to do with providing operational flexibility, as the 73G is an orphan at both DTW & SNA. SNA is likely targeted at SNA POS (southern Orange County specifically)...

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by SumChristianus
Tue Feb 13, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 'Mob' breaks out at Des Moines International Airport after 14-hour delay
Replies: 69
Views: 11197

Re: 'Mob' breaks out at Des Moines International Airport after 14-hour delay

I do feel sorry for those delayed, but at least the flight wasn't cancelled, some might not have gotten out for days/weeks, with G4s average load factor schedule being as it is. Civility in overall society has decreased, I don't think its a function of low fares simply enabling more fly. If so, then...

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by SumChristianus
Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kentucky Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 636

Re: Kentucky Aviation Thread 2018

F9 to DEN seems to be the only route change for SDF listed, as long as they last at SDF. And yes, CVG seems covered by Rest of Ohio, SDF for a city of three million passengers, seems to get little attention here. A causal observer to Airliners might think DTW, IND, PHX, CVG, and CLE are the world's ...

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by SumChristianus
Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kentucky Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 636

Kentucky Aviation Thread 2018

Kentucky seems to have been left out of Airliners for a while, the only Kentucky thread I could find was 12 years old... For a market of its size, though, I think it deserves its own thread. Sure, its airports are on the smaller side for passenger traffic, but with a growing UPS operation (SDF-DXB s...

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by SumChristianus
Sun Feb 11, 2018 3:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines Network Thread - 2018
Replies: 292
Views: 26219

Re: Delta Air Lines Network Thread 2018

I wonder if, after the problems DL has, and appears to be having today with ATL storms and cancellations, if they starting to reconsider their high-level capacity distribution amongst hubs. What if they moved say: 100 daily departures from ATL to DTW and around 30 to CVG? Would that help them opera...

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by SumChristianus
Sat Feb 10, 2018 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Schedule Extension 02/15/18
Replies: 225
Views: 19058

Re: Southwest Schedule Extension 02/15/18

Do you think WN is still working on their extension today though? Is it already set in stone before their extension? If they are in a retaliation mood I think IND-AUS (could) go daily. The SXSW Austin festival would nicely increase traffic over the beginning of the schedule period. Here is PDEW inf...

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by SumChristianus
Sat Feb 10, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Schedule Extension 02/15/18
Replies: 225
Views: 19058

Re: Southwest Schedule Extension 02/15/18

Do you think WN is still working on their extension today though? Is it already set in stone before their extension? If they are in a retaliation mood I think IND-AUS (could) go daily. The SXSW Austin festival would nicely increase traffic over the beginning of the schedule period. Here is PDEW info...

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by SumChristianus
Sat Feb 10, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WSJ: Amazon to Launch Delivery Service That Would Vie With FedEx, UPS
Replies: 92
Views: 8930

Re: WSJ: Amazon to Launch Delivery Service That Would Vie With FedEx, UPS

This is very hypothetical, but do you ever see Amazon Prime Air entering the passenger buisness? CVG, DFW, SEA, maybe redeyes on combination passenger/freighter aircraft or convertible aircraft operating with passengers during the day and freight at night. I know FedEx looked into passenger operatio...

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by SumChristianus
Sat Feb 10, 2018 3:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for COS?
Replies: 29
Views: 2429

Re: What's next for COS?

What is the largest o&d city not served from COS? I am going to guess it's NYC/ BOS or PDX? PDX seems easy , NYC/Boston take a lot of airplane time. I know Hawaii sounds crazy but those travellers tend to go for a while, I think they could easily pull in people from the denver area since parkin...

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by SumChristianus
Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 79
Views: 6442

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread 2018

And they were just starting to build up there. They did add ATL and MSP, but cutting MCO while operating 4x week to SAT? Flying AUS-SEA, saturated with AS and DL already. AUS-IND, the third carrier on the route, with potential for DL to enter, RDU-SJU (is tourism back?), AUS-RNO :? AUS-CHS :? AUS-E...

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by SumChristianus
Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 79
Views: 6442

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread 2018

And cuts too: https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/frontier-unveils-35-mostly-seasonal-routes-445736/ It will also withdraw flights between Colorado Springs and Los Angeles, Cancun and Orlando, Cincinnati and Miami, Houston Intercontinental and Las Vegas, Milwaukee and Las Vegas, Los Angeles ...

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by SumChristianus
Fri Feb 09, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 79
Views: 6442

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread 2018

And cuts too: https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/frontier-unveils-35-mostly-seasonal-routes-445736/ It will also withdraw flights between Colorado Springs and Los Angeles, Cancun and Orlando, Cincinnati and Miami, Houston Intercontinental and Las Vegas, Milwaukee and Las Vegas, Los Angeles a...

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by SumChristianus
Fri Feb 09, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 79
Views: 6442

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread 2018

Austin expansion: 30 destinations!, 97 weekly flights, two based A320s: http://www.anna.aero/2018/02/09/frontier-airlines-bolsters-austin-network-announcement-14-domestic-routes/ I think there is more expansion coming, some services were reportedly loaded and then retracted from their schedule.

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by SumChristianus
Thu Feb 08, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 209
Views: 25088

Re: United Airlines Network Thread 2018

They usually push out changes each weekend, I'm not really sure though if that's the only time.

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by SumChristianus
Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Wikipedia changes to airport listings
Replies: 94
Views: 6693

Re: Wikipedia changes to airport listings

Midwestindy wrote:
The changes have been undone


I'm glad, I liked watching for regional to mainline, upgauges and downgauges and other changes, breaking regionals down by operating carrier may have been to much, but this is a nice balance.

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by SumChristianus
Thu Feb 08, 2018 3:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 399
Views: 22527

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

I see daily DEN-IND but only 3x weekly IND-DEN in July....Interesting?

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by SumChristianus
Wed Feb 07, 2018 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumored Frontier New Service
Replies: 184
Views: 17176

Re: Rumored Frontier New Service

Updating to these predictions: RDU IAH ISP BUF SJU Interesting! Is tourism back? PHL http://www.philly.com/philly/business/frontiers-airline-philadelphia-internation-three-new-flights-indianapolis-dallas-fort-worth-20180201.html TUL http://www.tulsaworld.com/business/frontier-airlines-adding-new-non...

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by SumChristianus
Wed Feb 07, 2018 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines Network Thread - 2018
Replies: 292
Views: 26219

Re: Delta Air Lines Network Thread 2018

Interesting posted from CVGComair, I had originally expected CVG to get down to hubs + BOS, CDG, MCO, and maybe FLL, but its now becoming more of an alternative connecting point, while DTW and IND are also growing for DL in the Midwest. https://blueswandaily.com/delta-to-expand-service-at-cincinnati...

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by SumChristianus
Wed Feb 07, 2018 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 399
Views: 22527

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Do you expect anything from F9 tomorrow?
MIA, PHX, DFW, IAH, PVD, ONT, AUS, SAT, etc.?

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by SumChristianus
Wed Feb 07, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumored Frontier New Service
Replies: 184
Views: 17176

Re: Rumored Frontier New Service

So putting it together it looks like the following cities will get hit by F9's "darts" tomorrow. Some seem to have been announced in advance like IND-PHL which had a low-key announcement last week, making it seem likely that it is only part of a larger announcement. Actually a few were rel...

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by SumChristianus
Wed Feb 07, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Bus service to BPT
Replies: 3
Views: 961

Re: UA Bus service to BPT

It doesn't look available on UA.com.
Other bus services are operated from Beaumont to Houston, but no UA branded service.
Its not in their timetable either, which still shows ABE-EWR bus service.

Perhaps an opening for DL ATL-BPT?

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by SumChristianus
Wed Feb 07, 2018 3:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 209
Views: 25088

Re: United Airlines Network Thread 2018

Looking at the June schedule for DEN, there are lots of 10 PM westbound departures (PDX, SEA, SAN, RNO, PHX, LAS, etc.) Some routes don't have a ~7 PM departure in the schedule so it looks like they might have started the rebanking of DEN. Feeders from the east to this bank are sparse though, I've o...

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by SumChristianus
Wed Feb 07, 2018 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 169
Views: 14513

Re: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018

On new cities FAT or MSN seems most likely (but not very likely). For actual announcements I would guess PAE routes, LAX-EWR, CVG-DEN, IND-BNA *, LAX-CMH. Well, these are just my hopes, I don't really have an idea what they will add. RDU-RSW, CLT-DEN, LAX-SEA, and CVG-MCO may be farther out possibi...

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by SumChristianus
Tue Feb 06, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman bites an American Airlines F/A
Replies: 14
Views: 2425

Re: Woman bites an American Airlines F/A

Couldn't have been a flight out of DTW. Maybe because it was a flight out of "overserved" CLT. Must be the president's fault to. If DTW was a larger hub it wouldn't have happened... :smile: 757 should be relaunched as well, someone could stop an incident like this more quickly because of t...

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by SumChristianus
Tue Feb 06, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 522
Views: 34908

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

DEN, MCO, LAS, and maybe DAL or HOU seem most likely for WN out of CVG. I doubt they will try to provoke DL on ATL or LGA so adding routes to positions of WN strength would probably be the less risky move. LAX or OAK I don't see coming for at least a while. WN's much larger operation at CMH has only...

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by SumChristianus
Tue Feb 06, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 169
Views: 14513

Re: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018

On new cities FAT or MSN seems most likely (but not very likely). For actual announcements I would guess PAE routes, LAX-EWR, CVG-DEN, IND-BNA *, LAX-CMH. Well, these are just my hopes, I don't really have an idea what they will add. RDU-RSW, CLT-DEN, LAX-SEA, and CVG-MCO may be farther out possibil...

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by SumChristianus
Tue Feb 06, 2018 3:10 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Hypothetical: What if the DL-NW Merger was reversed?
Replies: 6
Views: 509

Re: Hypothetical: What if the DL-NW Merger was reversed?

Interestingly DL is run by Edward Bastian, who came from NW. So in a way, DL is being run by NW. Your NW network dominant theory is interesting though. I think there fleet would have ended up similar to today, but would probably be shifted more Airbus than the true mix. I don't think the structure a...

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by SumChristianus
Mon Feb 05, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Possible Alaska+JetBlue combination
Replies: 78
Views: 3626

Re: Possible Alaska+JetBlue combination

How about all U.S. airlines merge together and call it Ameriflot? No more mergers!!! Interestingly I heard some pilots talking about that in 2015, I'm not sure of there seriousness, and thankfully it hasn't come true, but there was supposedly a government plan to merge DL and UA in 2016 as the next...

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by SumChristianus
Mon Feb 05, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 122
Views: 8610

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

CVG-PHX now has DL back, daily B73H, I think it makes AA less likely to enter.



Sorry, just saw you had posted it....

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by SumChristianus
Mon Feb 05, 2018 3:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines Network Thread - 2018
Replies: 292
Views: 26219

Re: Delta Air Lines Network Thread 2018

Here are the largest indirect passenger flows from DTW: Passengers who connect at city on way to final destination. There are some potential DL targets for expansion/new service as bolded. s. What does that list look like for MSP? I'm convinced one of the factors for lack of PVD-MSP as its the only...

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by SumChristianus
Sun Feb 04, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines Network Thread - 2018
Replies: 292
Views: 26219

Re: Delta Air Lines Network Thread 2018

Here are the largest indirect passenger flows from DTW: Passengers who connect at city on way to final destination. There are some potential DL targets for expansion/new service as bolded. DestinationIndirect PDEWFare LAX 181 $255.64 SFO 141 $279.82 SAN 136 $253.58 PDX 123 $262.52 SNA 106 $281.22 SJ...

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by SumChristianus
Sun Feb 04, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 79
Views: 6442

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread 2018

If PVD does well for F9 they could try MHT, but it seems more of a market for expanded G4 service.

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by SumChristianus
Sun Feb 04, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 232
Views: 15973

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

Here are the 200 largest domestic indirect markets from DTW. These are the number of passengers flying DTW-Hub-XXX on an domestic itinerary in Q3 2017 Destination Indirect PDEW Fare LAX 181 $255.64 SFO 141 $279.82 SAN 136 $253.58 PDX 123 $262.52 SNA 106 $281.22 SJC 99 $280.34 ATL 93 $259.97 SMF 90 $...

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by SumChristianus
Sun Feb 04, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 2/4/2018: Primera Drops BOS-BHX, Adds IAD-STN
Replies: 53
Views: 8083

Re: OAG Changes 2/4/2018: Primera Drops BOS-BHX, Adds IAD-STN

Some of the UA changes ORD-DAY, ORD-ATW seem errors, as frequency has not changed on Google Flights. Switching to Air Wisconsin on some flights and not yet loaded? Do any of you know a better way to compare equipment types and YOY changes, I look on the airline's websites and on Google Flights, but ...

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by SumChristianus
Sun Feb 04, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Air New Zealand to announce Chicago
Replies: 46
Views: 8519

Re: Rumor: Air New Zealand to announce Chicago

I doubt there is enough demand left over for NZ from the US to see much more expansion. The recent (2 or so years ago) entrance of AA and UA (now 77W) as well as Air New Zealand launching IAH. New nonstops from the US/Canada to Australia also pull away from feed for AKL-US flights, making AKL more d...

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by SumChristianus
Sat Feb 03, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 79
Views: 6442

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread 2018

The hurricanes pulled inbound (to FL) October numbers down. Outbound was probably higher, right?

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by SumChristianus
Sat Feb 03, 2018 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 169
Views: 14513

Re: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018

Here are the numbers for ANC in Q3 2017 based on the DB1B report. (Directional PDEW ANC-XXX only) Destination Fare PDEW SEA $227.51 866 FAI $121.79 299 PDX $225.94 296 LAX $259.32 291 MSP $318.67 228 DEN $334.76 194 ORD $351.30 188 JNU $204.06 159 SFO $292.54 141 PHX $300.94 137 BET $169.78 120 LAS ...

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by SumChristianus
Sat Feb 03, 2018 2:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 169
Views: 14513

Re: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018

WN connecting traffic: https://blueswandaily.com/southwest-airlines-carrying-more-connecting-traffic-compared-to-past-ceo/ "Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly stated the carrier is carrying more connecting traffic compared to its past, although its focus remains on point-to-point nonstop service...

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by SumChristianus
Thu Feb 01, 2018 3:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 522
Views: 34908

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

Is it updated online, or only in the seatback? It was updated on the digital and print version of Sky for February. The generic route maps on DL.com have not been updated yet. Gotcha, sorry for the image size https://api.imirus.com/legacy-helpers/images/12827/143.png CVG-GRR is still on the map! :s...

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by SumChristianus
Thu Feb 01, 2018 3:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 399
Views: 22527

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

I've been working through some DB1B tables and have created a rudimentary table for IND connections. Interestingly TPA-MDW seems the largest connecting market through IND (7 PDEW) while EWR-ATL, ATL-BOS, BOS-MDW, DEN-RSW, and HOU-MDW all show up highly as connecting markets. https://drive.google.co...

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by SumChristianus
Thu Feb 01, 2018 2:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Alternate History Aviation Theories
Replies: 8
Views: 695

Re: Alternate History Aviation Theories

If the south would have won the Civil war they would have gone with the Nazis in the 1930s. So factor that into your fantasy. This is probably way of topic, belonging in Non-Aviation, but I definitely think there was philosophical similiarites between the pro slavery elemnts in America and the Nazi...

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by SumChristianus
Wed Jan 31, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 522
Views: 34908

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

LUK-CHS, LUK-LAS?, LUK-SRQ, and LUK-PBI could eventually come on G4. It'll be interesting to see the G4/NK interaction, as NK seems to do better in large markets, and G4 on routes without NK, mostly smaller markets. Florida and LAS will get pretty competitive. Doesn't G4 alrady serve MYR also? Both...

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by SumChristianus
Wed Jan 31, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Alternate History Aviation Theories
Replies: 8
Views: 695

Re: Alternate History Aviation Theories

Pax Romana Caela (Roman Peace Skies), Confederacy Aviation System (CAS), British American Colonial Air (BACA), Catalan Airways, Texas International?

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by SumChristianus
Wed Jan 31, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Alternate History Aviation Theories
Replies: 8
Views: 695

Alternate History Aviation Theories

I'm not sure if this is the right forum, but what do you think air service patterns would have looked like had, for example, the South won the Civil War, or England defeated America in the revolutionary war? In the first scenario, assuming some remaining degree of tension between the North and the S...

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by SumChristianus
Wed Jan 31, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Jacksonville Ever see TransAtlantic Flights?
Replies: 148
Views: 10826

Re: Will Jacksonville Ever see TransAtlantic Flights?

Only if JAX becomes a "must-see" US leisure destination. Service would probably be on a European LCC. Maybe by 2025, but MCO, RSW, TPA, and FLL are probably much higher on an average European's mind. In an alternate universe where Florida never became part of the US but remained a Spanish ...

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by SumChristianus
Wed Jan 31, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 522
Views: 34908

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

This line made my day.... lol There is significant demand from CMH to IND, DTW, CLE, PIT, and DAY. WN is the largest carrier at IND, CMH, and PIT, and second largest at CLE. Will WN add nonstop service from CMH to IND, DTW, CLE, PIT, and DAY. WN can connect passengers from CMH to LAX and MCI throug...

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by SumChristianus
Wed Jan 31, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 522
Views: 34908

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

Just for kicks, with the CVG upgauges for DL and their growth in the general area, how about 3x daily CRJ IND-CVG? Highly unlikely, but maybe only a little more outrageous than AAs 6x daily ER4s PHL-JFK?

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by SumChristianus
Wed Jan 31, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 399
Views: 22527

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

I've been working through some DB1B tables and have created a rudimentary table for IND connections. Interestingly TPA-MDW seems the largest connecting market through IND (7 PDEW) while EWR-ATL, ATL-BOS, BOS-MDW, DEN-RSW, and HOU-MDW all show up highly as connecting markets. https://drive.google.com...

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by SumChristianus
Wed Jan 31, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 522
Views: 34908

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

I know that there will soon come a day when JPlatts gets his wish, Southwest connects CMH to every single other southwest station with a non-stop fligh t This line made my day.... lol There is significant demand from CMH to IND, DTW, CLE, PIT, and DAY. WN is the largest carrier at IND, CMH, and PIT...

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