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New Continental Destination From TUS  
User currently offlineFlyboyaz From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 2748 times:

Just heard from our CO manager that they are announcing an new destination from TUS on Sunday...anyone have any ideas? My guess was CLE as she said it was a mainline flight with a 50 minute turn. We are getting EWR back, but that's not it. She's keeping it a secret!  Smile

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User currently offlineFoxBravo From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 3043 posts, RR: 4
Reply 1, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 2709 times:

How about MEX? Didn't CO start doing some point-to-point flights to Mexico City? Just a guess.


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User currently offlineAs739x From United States of America, joined Apr 2003, 6285 posts, RR: 24
Reply 2, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 2705 times:

I would say Cleveland as well. But a new route not being a ERJ, thats bigger news!


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User currently offlineCALMSP From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 4137 posts, RR: 8
Reply 3, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 2671 times:
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i would be very surprised if it is CLE, just doesn't seem like we would have the guts to fly the route, we dont even fly to SAN!!


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User currently offlineFlyboyaz From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 2656 times:

I think CLE would do well. We are pretty much busting at the seams, only having 1 mainline to IAH a day...the others are express and are ALWAYS full. If it is point to point, I really can't imagine where they would fly to from here...MEX would be an option, but I would think mainline would be too big...dunno.

User currently offlineNwcoflyer From United States of America, joined Jun 2003, 699 posts, RR: 13
Reply 5, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 2610 times:

I would guess it would be a Mexico destination, probably MEX. I have noticed CO adding more point to point's to destinations in Mexico, although mostly using ERJ's.


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User currently offlineFlyboyaz From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 2544 times:

MEX would be smart actually as Mexicana has been flying a 757 up here taking deportees back to MEX....if CO was clever they would bid for that contract!

User currently offlineFlyboyaz From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 2299 times:

We just talked to some CO fa's that said they thought it was SEA...I guess CO just took over a whole bunch of gates up there....anyone up in that area know??

User currently offlineAlpha 1 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 2232 times:

TUS-SEA wouldn't make any sense for CO, unless CO was planning to make SEA a focus city of some type.

User currently offlineFlyboyaz From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 2227 times:

That's what we figured too...we were guessing SNA maybe since they flew there from TUS back in the early 90's...but the flight attendant said they bought a whole bunch of gates in SEA....we'll find out on Saturday.  Smile

User currently offlineAlpha 1 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 2215 times:

For an airline that, more than any of the big 6, sticks to it's hub system like glue, I think the new CO route has to be CLE-TUS. Seasonal, of course.  Big grin

User currently offlineCALMSP From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 4137 posts, RR: 8
Reply 11, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 2202 times:
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DL was planing on moving to the new concourse in SEA, so some gates have opened up in our concourse, possibly, but i can't imagine us doing that with AS up there.


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User currently offlineFlyboyaz From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 2049 times:

Well we checked in SHARES and from what we can tell it's going to be EWR...a redeye starting on 30SEP. It will run during the day on Saturdays...I can't believe that's it...it's got to be something more than that!!! They already announced that earlier...so who knows!

User currently offlineAlpha 1 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 2028 times:

Damn, and just when I thought there'd be another CLE route. Sigh.

User currently offlineFlyboyaz From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 1978 times:

Yeah CLE would have been nice. This must have been a trick from our CO manager, I don't think anyone is going to win the contest  Sad

User currently offlineCOEWRNJ From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 1071 posts, RR: 17
Reply 15, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 1897 times:

Does anyone know when they are going to open the TUS-EWR flight up for sale? I'd love to take it for both Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Is it going to be served with a 735 still?


User currently offlineFlyboyaz From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 16, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 1860 times:

It's in the CO system, don't know how long it will take to get in the public system...should be on their website though. It was just loaded today. It is still on 735. On Saturdays it will leave at 1:10p and other days 11:00p until the time change in Oct when it will change to 11:50p departure.

User currently offlineFlyboyaz From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 17, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 1829 times:

Sorry..that's a 12:15p departure on Saturdays...changes to 1:10p after the time change. Also this flight will now be year round...oh boy!  Smile

User currently offlineAirframeAS From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 14150 posts, RR: 23
Reply 18, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 1766 times:

TUS-SEA wouldn't make any sense for CO, unless CO was planning to make SEA a focus city of some type.

There is no way that CO would do this route. They codeshare with AS and currently AS flies the TUS-SEA route. So I think this would violate codeshare agreements.

For a complete list of AS codeshare partners:
http://www.alaskaair.com/mileageplan/MileagePartners_Airline.asp

I think that CO is probably going to do a TUS-CLE market...I think there is a demand for it anyway.

And, yes, CO does fly to SAN, but I dont know from where. They are in the same terminal as HP and DL.



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User currently offlineCOEWRNJ From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 1071 posts, RR: 17
Reply 19, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 1713 times:

CO flies to SAN from both EWR and IAH.

User currently offlineCOEWRNJ From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 1071 posts, RR: 17
Reply 20, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 1701 times:

Thanks Joe for the information. It has now been put up for sale on CO's website.

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