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Song Visits MSY  
User currently offlineTom in NO From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 7194 posts, RR: 33
Posted (11 years 4 months 2 weeks 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 2204 times:

Just coming back from lunch with my boss, we spotted a Song 757 at Delta's gate D-6 here at MSY. He was leaving when I made it out to the ramp. Operating DL 1050 MSY-ATL. Sounds like an equipment substitution.

Tom at MSY


"The criminal ineptitude makes you furious"-Bruce Springsteen, after seeing firsthand the damage from Hurricane Katrina
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User currently offlineConcordeBoy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (11 years 4 months 2 weeks 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 2140 times:

An omen of things to come...  Laugh out loud

Tom, get a pic?


User currently offlineScottysAir From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (11 years 4 months 2 weeks 6 days ago) and read 2078 times:

Please I need give me with the pic of Song plane at MSY for me? Thanks!  Smile

User currently offlineTom in NO From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 7194 posts, RR: 33
Reply 3, posted (11 years 4 months 2 weeks 6 days ago) and read 2056 times:

No pics, guys. He left as I was running back to the office for my camera.

Tom



"The criminal ineptitude makes you furious"-Bruce Springsteen, after seeing firsthand the damage from Hurricane Katrina
User currently offlineDeltAirlines From United States of America, joined May 1999, 8913 posts, RR: 12
Reply 4, posted (11 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 2023 times:

I wonder what happens to those passengers in First Class. While the seats are still better than mainline, they are not First Class seats. I wonder if DL gave these pax (assuming there were revenue F class pax) a partial refund, bonus miles, etc. Anyone know for sure?

Jeff


User currently offlineLuv2fly From United States of America, joined May 2003, 12150 posts, RR: 49
Reply 5, posted (11 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 1954 times:

I think this will be a problem as they throw these planes into sub service when needed. Pax booked in the F cabin are not going to be happy and will be vocal to say the least.


You can cut the irony with a knife
User currently offlineCmckeithen From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 617 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (11 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 1891 times:

Great Tom. It looks like we have another air carrier coming into our city. But we need more gates and one more runway and then we might get more direct flights. I.E. MSY-LAX; MSY-MIA; MSY - SFO; MSY-SAN.

We have such a great city why not expand the airport and atrract more travel.


User currently offlineCmckeithen From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 617 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (11 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 1884 times:

Tom.....Doesn't DL operate a 757 flight to ATL. I think it is one of their morning flights.

User currently offlineBR715-A1-30 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (11 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 1832 times:

If they have an inaugural flight there anytime in the next year and a half, I'll be there.

User currently offlineJhooper From United States of America, joined Dec 2001, 6206 posts, RR: 12
Reply 9, posted (11 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 1802 times:

They had better get a refund; the airline didn't deliver on the product the first class customers purchased.


Last year 1,944 New Yorkers saw something and said something.
User currently offlineMSYtristar From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (11 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 1736 times:

Delta has a couple of 757-operated flights from MSY to ATL currently. The 9:05am and the 6:00pm flights are definetely flown with the 757, and possibly one more.

Song should announce MSY flights within the next few months I would imagine. I could easily see MSY-JFK and MSY-LAS service and, to a lesser extent, MSY-LAX.


Steve in MSY




User currently offlineCmckeithen From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 617 posts, RR: 1
Reply 11, posted (11 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 1666 times:

Thanks Steve.....sounds great. I guess they will use the "D" terminal. The second most busiest terminal at the airport next to "B."

When Song announces flight out of MSY, do you think Song will be allianced with CO, NW, and DL?


User currently offlineConcordeBoy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (11 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 1652 times:

It's already been made clear that Song will be excluded from the DL/NW/CO alliance for now

User currently offlineCmckeithen From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 617 posts, RR: 1
Reply 13, posted (11 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 1635 times:

They should be apart of the alliance. But, I guess since it is a starter airline coming into a rough airline market, it would be in its best interest to see if people like Song. Once they post profitable numbers, then I guess it would consider becoming part of the alliance.

On the flip side, if they were to become part of the alliance, they could benefit.

that's business for you.


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