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User currently offlineMyzery From United States of America, joined May 2003, 23 posts, RR: 0
Posted (11 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 2989 times:

starting monday june 9th us airways express will pick up the following flights, pit-atl 4 flights, pit-mke 3 flights, pit-lga 2 flights, pit-dca 1 flight, pit-mht 1 flight, pit-bgr 1 flight. there will be no more mainline service to atl or lga but the other cities will be mainline and express service. the new express routes will be regional jet service.

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User currently offlineAWA22 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (11 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 2974 times:

MKE looses mainline service all together, they will be 100% RJ. I just started working there this week and we become a US Airways mainline express city. PHL is already RJ's and PIT and CLT flight get downgraded to RJ's. Right the flights are being operated by Mesa CRJ's and I beleive some RP ERJ's will also be in the mix, for now.

User currently onlineMSYtristar From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 6514 posts, RR: 51
Reply 2, posted (11 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 2945 times:

PIT-MSY has had only ONE nonstop now for a couple of months, flown with 733's and 319's usually. Sad to see only one flight in this market, but US compensated MSY by giving us a 3rd PHL nonstop, so no loss in capacity.

It's hard to imagine PIT-ATL going all Express.



Steve in New Orleans


User currently offlineTom in NO From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 7194 posts, RR: 34
Reply 3, posted (11 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 2928 times:

As I envision NW changing to RJ's on the MEM-MSY run in the not-too-distant future, the other MSY route I see switching to RJ's is US's PIT run (what's the mileage on MSY-PIT btw?).

Tom in NO (at MSY)



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User currently offlineDCA-ROCguy From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 4487 posts, RR: 33
Reply 4, posted (11 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 2908 times:

Some of these routes may be operated with Embraer 170's when those start coming online. Remember, USAir/ Piedmont/ Mohawk/ Empire was built on mostly 100-seat and 70ish-seat a/c. Since shortly after 9/11, US Airways has not had any more 100-seat a/c.

Now US has to leap from 50 seats to 125 seats when allotting seat capacity. And this is in the worst national market situation for network carriers ever. Large-medium markets that are some distance from the East Coast, may have trouble filling 2-3 daily 125 and 150-seat a/c to US Airways hubs these days.

US still isn't entering the 100-seat arena; I would think 717's would be ideally suited to US Airways. But that's another story.

Jim


User currently offlineScottb From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 6696 posts, RR: 32
Reply 5, posted (11 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 2903 times:

PIT-LGA is not going over to US Express, though a mid-morning round-trip is being added; the same is true of the PIT-DCA RJ round-trip. PIT-BGR is a new flight (or an add-back of previously halted service). But PIT-MHT, PIT-ATL, and PIT-MKE are all being downgauged. I don't see how US Airways expects to be competitive with Delta and AirTran to ATL.

User currently offlineCody From United States of America, joined May 1999, 1930 posts, RR: 9
Reply 6, posted (11 years 1 month 1 week 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 2823 times:

Yes looking at my Monday schedule, I am quite shocked to see an ERJ operating BOS-PIT-GSO. Also, expect US Airways ERJ's from DCA to STL and Bangor.

User currently offlineLfutia From Netherlands, joined Dec 2002, 3332 posts, RR: 28
Reply 7, posted (11 years 1 month 1 week 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 2767 times:
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Tom in NO: To answer your question according to expedia.com, MSY-PIT is 914 miles.

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