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ATA Adds Service To Gary  
User currently offlineKarlB737 From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 3282 posts, RR: 10
Posted (11 years 5 months 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 3837 times:

http://www.indystar.com/articles/2/199425-2902-223.html

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User currently offlineKarlB737 From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 3282 posts, RR: 10
Reply 1, posted (11 years 5 months 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 3822 times:

Courtesy: Gary Post-Tribune


http://www.post-trib.com/cgi-bin/pto-story/news/z1/12-03-04_z1_news_02.html


User currently offline7E72004 From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 3587 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (11 years 5 months 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 3778 times:

WOW! Out of all things i would never have guessed or even thought of that! How well does anyone think that route will do considering SBN is not that far away??


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User currently offline7E72004 From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 3587 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (11 years 5 months 1 day ago) and read 3757 times:

How many Saabs does ATA connection have? And are they just going to call it ATA connection?


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User currently offlineAa61hvy From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 13977 posts, RR: 55
Reply 4, posted (11 years 5 months 1 day ago) and read 3730 times:

That will be good for all 5 people on the flight


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User currently offlineStlgph From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 9902 posts, RR: 25
Reply 5, posted (11 years 5 months 1 day ago) and read 3718 times:

Interesting choice, but good way of retaining some of the loyal ATA market on the Indiana side of SE Chicagoland.



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User currently offlineJjbiv From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 1226 posts, RR: 5
Reply 6, posted (11 years 5 months 22 hours ago) and read 3626 times:

C8 has 17 SAAB 340B aircraft.

joe


User currently offline7E72004 From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 3587 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (11 years 5 months 22 hours ago) and read 3617 times:

So my guess is the Chicago Express service will be dismantled around Jan 11.


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User currently offlineB757capt From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 1569 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (11 years 5 months 18 hours ago) and read 3497 times:

Guys Come on This service is great. This will be able to feed the large chicago population and hey who knows if the connections are good then ATA might have to put some mainline into GYY.  Smile/happy/getting dizzy


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User currently offlineN328KF From United States of America, joined May 2004, 6610 posts, RR: 3
Reply 9, posted (11 years 5 months 18 hours ago) and read 3490 times:

They need to serve 1C5 with those Saabs.  Big grin Actually, though, DPA would be nice.


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User currently offline7E72004 From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 3587 posts, RR: 1
Reply 10, posted (11 years 5 months 18 hours ago) and read 3473 times:

It will be interesting to see how the Gary flights go...Maybe they will start IND-Bloomington service *loL*  Big grin


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User currently offlineN328KF From United States of America, joined May 2004, 6610 posts, RR: 3
Reply 11, posted (11 years 5 months 18 hours ago) and read 3460 times:

7E72004:

Unfortunately, IND-BMG is only 40 miles or so. Not far enough to justify it. To do BMG, you'd have to serve it from ORD, MDW, STL, CVG, etc.



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User currently offline7E72004 From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 3587 posts, RR: 1
Reply 12, posted (11 years 5 months 18 hours ago) and read 3453 times:

N328KF...i know  Smile I was just being sarcastic  Smile Didn't BMG have service to ORD at one time?


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User currently onlinePSU.DTW.SCE From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 8118 posts, RR: 26
Reply 13, posted (11 years 5 months 15 hours ago) and read 3346 times:

When are they starting the IND-LAF service?

I hope ATA has bigger plans to turn themselves around they just fly Saabs in the state in Indiana.


User currently offlineB757capt From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 1569 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (11 years 4 months 4 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 3201 times:

Its interesting I still can not find anything as far as a quote from ATA everybody else will comment but not the actual company.


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User currently offlineGoAllegheny From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 340 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (11 years 4 months 4 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 3140 times:

I guess it's good. Periodically I drive from Chicago to Indianapolis. But the first hour or more of my drive is just getting through the Chicago traffic to the Gary area. After that it's a pretty easy 2 hour drive to Indy, plus I have my own car to drive around. So, I doubt that I will ever use that service. If I really wanted to fly (and sometimes I do), WN is easy from MDW.

User currently offlineCubsrule From United States of America, joined May 2004, 24464 posts, RR: 22
Reply 16, posted (11 years 4 months 4 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 3124 times:

IND-DPA is actually an interesting idea as recent media reports have indicated that DPA would like some commercial service, and is willing to invest in the improvements necessary to make this happen (ARFF etc.). IND-DPA wouldn't be much, but it would be a start. The western suburbs are growing at a ferocious clip.


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User currently offlineKcrwflyer From United States of America, joined May 2004, 3949 posts, RR: 7
Reply 17, posted (11 years 4 months 4 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 3116 times:

where will they be adding, does anyone know? A few weeks back there was an American Trans Air into CRW on the flight tracker, except it was a business jet, so im assuming it was managers/execs. Why would they be here? possible service to CRW from IND?

User currently onlinePSU.DTW.SCE From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 8118 posts, RR: 26
Reply 18, posted (11 years 4 months 4 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 3031 times:

I guarentee that biz jet in CRW had nothing to do with ATA. Those flight trackers often have errors, or there was some other company with a similar name.

User currently offlineKcrwflyer From United States of America, joined May 2004, 3949 posts, RR: 7
Reply 19, posted (11 years 4 months 4 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 2984 times:

ok thanks. ive heard also heard of some Delta Elite bizjets, assuming they have nothing to do with delta?

User currently offlineLV From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 2020 posts, RR: 0
Reply 20, posted (11 years 4 months 4 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 2953 times:

Maybe this is the state turning ATA into its little puppet as part of the 15 million dollar loan (cough * subsidy * cough) Hoosier taxpayers are giving TZ....glad to see my tax money is being spent well *sarcasm switch off*

User currently offlineLegend11 From United States of America, joined Jun 2004, 107 posts, RR: 2
Reply 21, posted (11 years 4 months 4 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 2948 times:

ATA owns Execujet Charters in IND. This aircraft is often used by George in his business travels, but can also be used to ferry parts and crew around the country.

User currently offlineLegend11 From United States of America, joined Jun 2004, 107 posts, RR: 2
Reply 22, posted (11 years 4 months 4 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 2941 times:

Addendume to my previous post: When the Execujet Lear flies on company business, call sign is AMTRAN 100.

User currently offlineRamerinianair From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 1489 posts, RR: 0
Reply 23, posted (11 years 4 months 4 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 2924 times:

That's it . . . Gary is the kiss of death!
Many airlines who have served Gary have gone the way of bell bottom jeans. Southeast just went under and now I wouldn't be superised to see ATA go too.
SR



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