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Can Low-Cost Carriers Be Capable Of Longhaul?  
User currently offlineLJ45 From United States of America, joined Nov 2004, 66 posts, RR: 0
Posted (9 years 6 months 2 weeks 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 2666 times:

Can they? I mean, I have heard of european carriers such as TCX and MyTravel,etc., but i've developed this crazy sounding theory that certain carriers in the US, and canada, if they've got a budget just right, could be able to fly transoceanic routes. Let's just say if jetblue were to lease some larger planes, and start a small, seasonal route network between JFK and select destinations in Europe, or if America West were to do the same and start trans-pacific routes to the polynesians, or Asia. But with the ongoing stuff like the whole airline revenue/debt payoff/worker strike type things that have been really hurting the US airline industry alot lately, I simply just believe that the idea wouldn't be able to work in the first place, well..., not here, of course. Sad

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User currently offlineOly720man From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 6686 posts, RR: 11
Reply 1, posted (9 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 2619 times:

People's Express? Laker Skytrain? For those with longish memories

Whether an existing LCC would be willing/able to start longhaul services is another matter. I doubt it. Will we see Stellios on EZY0001 from LTN to JFK??



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User currently offlineAdam From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 465 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (9 years 6 months 2 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 2653 times:

Here's a similar discussion.

http://www.airliners.net/discussions/aviation_polls/read.main/32541/

Adam



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