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User currently offlineIshky15 From United States of America, joined May 2000, 717 posts, RR: 12
Posted (13 years 11 months 3 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 1119 times:

Continental is slated to begin New York Laguardia to Norfolk Virginia with four daily Embraer Regional Jet flights. Two of those flights will continue on to Jacksonville Florida.

Is COEX trying to gain a larger share of the market by continuing their flights from LaGuardia onto popular destinations? They did it with Richmond, and they're doing it again with Norfolk.

What's next, New York-Knoxville-Dallas Love Field?

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User currently offlineMarkus From United States of America, joined May 1999, 275 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (13 years 11 months 3 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 1062 times:

Most of these continuation/point-to-point flights will eventually end up with a Florida city as its final destination.
Cheers,
Markus


User currently offlineIshky15 From United States of America, joined May 2000, 717 posts, RR: 12
Reply 2, posted (13 years 11 months 3 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 1054 times:

So you're saying that Continental is going to be doing more of these? Do you have any information about what these will be?

Thank You.


User currently offlineThomacf From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 542 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (13 years 11 months 2 weeks 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 1025 times:

I don't like the idea of CO doing this. Flying between cities that are not hubs hurt them back in the 80's and lead to bankruptcy. Examples were Kansas City to Omaha or Miami to Atlanta. They tried this again in the early 90's with Continental Lite only that time it was a discount type airline. They should just stick to CLE, IAH and Newark and build from there. If they want to expand from there then they should build a hub out west or in Europe.

User currently offline777gk From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 1641 posts, RR: 18
Reply 4, posted (13 years 11 months 2 weeks 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 1017 times:

The problem in the 80s was that CO did not have suitable equipment types for the service. Operating 5 daily 727-200's MCI-OMA is going to hurt you. With the ERJ-145, we can operate profitably on flights where there is a market for 40 passengers a run. With the smallest mainline jet, the 737-500, even 40 passengers is suicide. But with the RJ, 40 pax is more than enough to break even.

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