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AA Eagle Announces DFW-AEX  
User currently offlineBigGSFO From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 2920 posts, RR: 6
Posted (8 years 1 month 4 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 3282 times:

More Saab service from DFW. Three dailies effective Dec. 14, 2006.

http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/060626/dam042.html?.v=56

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User currently offlineMD90fan From Bahamas, joined Jul 2005, 2931 posts, RR: 7
Reply 1, posted (8 years 1 month 4 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 3227 times:

I guess the 11 day old MLU service is going good. So now according to AA they will have 44 daily departures from Louisiana  Smile

I wonder what CO thinks about this, as this is their turf  wink 



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User currently offlineEjmmsu From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 1692 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (8 years 1 month 4 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 3200 times:

So... how many cities are left that lost DFW service when DL dismantled still don't have DFW service from AA..... GTR comes to mind


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User currently offlinePensacolaguy From United States of America, joined Sep 2004, 546 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (8 years 1 month 4 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 3179 times:

Quoting Ejmmsu (Reply 2):
So... how many cities are left that lost DFW service when DL dismantled still don't have DFW service from AA

DFW-TLH, DFW-PFN. Only ones I can think of currently.


User currently offlineRL757PVD From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 4659 posts, RR: 11
Reply 4, posted (8 years 1 month 4 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 3166 times:

Itd be nice to see them perhaps start to grow in Arkansas a little, Perhaps a few of the EAS cities (Jonesboro, El Dorado, Hot Springs, and Harrison) could get improved service to Dallas. Most of these airports have seen good increases in enplanements in the past few years.


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User currently offlineAA61Hvy From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 13977 posts, RR: 57
Reply 5, posted (8 years 1 month 4 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 3151 times:

As a side note I saw Eagle is starting service from ORD to Freeport, Bahamas soon...Thats real far on a RJ.... I saw it in American Way...


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User currently offline727Tiger From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 267 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (8 years 1 month 4 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 3151 times:

Poking a bit into NW's territory. If I recall correctly, NW runs 3 flights daily MEM-AEX. I flew into AEX on NW in January. Very small airport; security does one flight at a time, and only the flight that is preparing to board. NW runs Saabs there. DL and CO run Embraers from ATL and IAH, respectively.

Good news for AEX folks, though.


User currently offlineCommavia From United States of America, joined Apr 2005, 11529 posts, RR: 61
Reply 7, posted (8 years 1 month 4 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 3142 times:

Quoting Ejmmsu (Reply 2):
So... how many cities are left that lost DFW service when DL dismantled still don't have DFW service from AA

Well, from the June 2004 Delta timetable, the last summer season before Delta closed the DFW hub, the cities still missing replacement American/Eagle service are:

- Beaumont/Port Arthur (BPT)
- Columbus/Starkville/West Point (GTR)
- Montgomery (MGM)
- Myrtle Beach (MYR)
- Panama City (PFN)
- Tallahassee (TLH)

I could realistically see Beaumont eventually getting the same treatment as Monroe, Lafayette, and now Alexandria, i.e., 3x daily SAAB service. I could also see Montgomery and Tallahassee eventually getting 2x daily EMB service each. Panama City, however, I don't see ever getting Eagle service, as Eagle now already flies 13x daily EMB service to the Florida panhandle (Pensacola and Ft. Walton Beach), and I definitely don't see Columbus/Starkville, MS getting its service back, seeing as even with the Delta hub, it only got a single daily CRJ, and thus probably could not support an entire Eagle station.


User currently offlineUSPIT10L From United States of America, joined Mar 2006, 3295 posts, RR: 7
Reply 8, posted (8 years 1 month 4 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 3032 times:

Quoting Commavia (Reply 7):
Well, from the June 2004 Delta timetable, the last summer season before Delta closed the DFW hub, the cities still missing replacement American/Eagle service are:

- Beaumont/Port Arthur (BPT)
- Columbus/Starkville/West Point (GTR)
- Montgomery (MGM)
- Myrtle Beach (MYR)
- Panama City (PFN)
- Tallahassee (TLH)

I could realistically see Beaumont eventually getting the same treatment as Monroe, Lafayette, and now Alexandria, i.e., 3x daily SAAB service. I could also see Montgomery and Tallahassee eventually getting 2x daily EMB service each. Panama City, however, I don't see ever getting Eagle service, as Eagle now already flies 13x daily EMB service to the Florida panhandle (Pensacola and Ft. Walton Beach), and I definitely don't see Columbus/Starkville, MS getting its service back, seeing as even with the Delta hub, it only got a single daily CRJ, and thus probably could not support an entire Eagle station.

AA has flown to AEX in the past, they pulled out in 2001-02, I believe.



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User currently offlineMD90fan From Bahamas, joined Jul 2005, 2931 posts, RR: 7
Reply 9, posted (8 years 1 month 4 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 2980 times:

Quoting AA61Hvy (Reply 5):
As a side note I saw Eagle is starting service from ORD to Freeport, Bahamas soon...Thats real far on a RJ.... I saw it in American Way...

Hey bud it started early May.. and yes that is pretty long for a CR7 or matter of fact any RJ.  wink 



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User currently offlineAEroc From United States of America, joined Aug 2004, 311 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (8 years 1 month 4 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 2862 times:

Hey all I know that Eagle has many many Saabs parked in ABI and IGM. Are there any of these birds coming out of retirement to fly again? I would say no to the ones in IGM but the ones in ABI are right at a maintenence base to be fixed up and flying again soon, or are other saab cities loosing flights? Or are other saab cities getting ERJ's to fill the saab slots?

User currently offlineOMA2FAI2SAV From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (8 years 1 month 4 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 2767 times:

How about returning the daily flights from ORD-SAV? I know this is a DFW topic, and I dont mean to get off track, but we need some more compitition on the AWFUL SAV-ORD flights on UA. The Eagle flights need to come back. As do Eagle flights SAV-MIA. We need something to go south out of SAV too...

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