MAH4546 From Sweden, joined Jan 2001, 31107 posts, RR: 74 Posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 4063 times:
American Eagle will start daily CRJ-700 service between O'Hare and Nassau on 9 June 2005:
AA 4467 ORD 1240-1700 NAS CR7 Daily
AA 4468 NAS 1745-2009 ORD CR7 Daily
AA is the largest US carrier in Nassau, with non-stops to Dallas, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, LaGuardia (seasonal), Orlando, and Tampa as well.
For those wondering, at 1311mi, this will be American Eagle's second longest route, after LAX-XNA (1371mi) (DFW-NAS, at 1300mi, is the 3rd longest). However, because the aircraft must hug the coast on the way to Nassau and cannot take the most direct route (basiclly, the plane will takeoff from ORD on a route to Miami, and then from Miami turn to go to Nassau), the actual length of the trip is roughly 1381mi.
2x daily service between O'Hare and Colorado Springs begins the same day, also with CRJ-700s:
AA 4457 ORD 1204-1330 COS CR7 Daily
AA 4461 ORD 1843-2015 COS CR7 Daily
AA 4460 COS 0815-1130 ORD CR7 Daily
AA 4458 COS 1410-1730 ORD CR7 Daily
However, as a result, AmericanConnection's daily servic between St. Louis and Colorado Springs will end on 31 July 2005.
JetBluefan1 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 2784 posts, RR: 15 Reply 1, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 3869 times:
Will AA be the only airline servicing ORD-NAS and ORD-COS?
I any case, I wouldn't want to be on a CRJ for over 3 hrs (to NAS)...I don't see why it can't support mainline service. NAS is a very popular leisure spot, and I'm sure CHI has more than enough O&D and connecting traffic to support a daily 757.
Most people on a.net hate JetBlue. Get used to it.
Clrd2go From United States of America, joined Feb 2003, 1000 posts, RR: 0 Reply 6, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 3636 times:
Sorry to hear the loss of COS-STL service. If I recall correctly TWA was the first airline to offer service to someplace other than DEN out of COS (though maybe
Braniff used to have one daily to DFW). I used to work near COS and loved
seeing the 727 parked at COS every morning. First time I took one it wound up
having to fly to DEN anyway as they couldn't load sufficient fuel.
being as we're due to add a second round trip on July 1st [and we also had to add a non permanent second flight before the second flight was supposed to begin due to such a high demand], I'd say B6 is holding its own on the JFK-NAS route.
Clrd2go From United States of America, joined Feb 2003, 1000 posts, RR: 0 Reply 14, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 3138 times:
re N200WN..thanks for that..how'd I forget about COS-ABQ? First time I ever flew into COS in 1977, I believe, was SFO-ABQ-COS and return. I lived there from late 77-79, then 81-83. Still consider Colorado Springs as "home" though I haven't lived there in over 20 years..miss it.
Ckfred From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 4650 posts, RR: 1 Reply 15, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 3013 times:
What I would like to see AA start is ORD-BDA. After AA dropped RDU-BDA, it is very difficult to get to BDA from ORD, since the departures out of other cities, such as BOS or LGA, have often left before the 1st flight of the day out of ORD arrived.
DeltaMIA From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 1672 posts, RR: 19 Reply 16, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 2849 times:
Quoting FA4B6 (Reply 9): I'd say B6 is holding its own on the JFK-NAS route
Didn't mean to make it sound as though the flight wasn't going to last. NYC-NAS is highly successful. Just the original post made it sound as though the JFK-NAS market was well established by these two airlines when in reality it is a new route.
It's a big building with patients, but that's not important right now.
MAH4546 From Sweden, joined Jan 2001, 31107 posts, RR: 74 Reply 18, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 2740 times:
Quoting Ckfred (Reply 15): What I would like to see AA start is ORD-BDA. After AA dropped RDU-BDA, it is very difficult to get to BDA from ORD, since the departures out of other cities, such as BOS or LGA, have often left before the 1st flight of the day out of ORD arrived.
It's easy now via Miami.
United performed horribly on ORD-BDA last year, and isn't resuming the service.
AirxLiban From Lebanon, joined Oct 2003, 4491 posts, RR: 55 Reply 22, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 5 hours ago) and read 2451 times:
Quoting MAH4546 (Reply 13): Why would you even bother with such a ridiculous routing? You rather spend 3h30m on a RJ over 45 minutes in an ATR? And, if anything, do LAX-DFW-NAS. At least you don't go out of your way.
It's no less ridiculous than LGB/BUR-JFK-NAS. American Eagle's ATRs are bloody awful!
FA4B6 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Reply 23, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 5 hours ago) and read 2439 times:
Quoting AirxLiban (Reply 22): Will soon be an option (in June I think they're starting BUR, which is closer to my house) but if they're the same price I'd rather fly on AA, even though the service sucks!
then why would you want to fly on them, if the service sucks? up to 4x a day BUR-JFK, and twice a day JFK-NAS. BUR starts in May