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MSY Offers New Service Incentives To Airlines  
User currently offlineTom in NO From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 7194 posts, RR: 31
Posted (9 years 6 months 1 week 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 4102 times:

We had a new airline incentive package approved by our board last week, and we released it today. The provisions as written in the news release:

"1) Airlines will qualify for a $0.75 credit per seat credited toward their Terminal Use Charges for scheduled departing seats over 85 percent of its “pre-Katrina” levels for a 12-month period AND/OR:

2) Airlines will qualify for a waiver of landing fees for service to an airport not currently served from MSY for a period of 12 months.

The objective of the initiative it to encourage airlines to return to “pre-Katrina” levels and to add air service to new airports."

This is a legal incentive in that it is advertised to ALL airlines, and does not direct an airport operator-sponsored subsidy to a particular airline.

Tom at MSY

"The criminal ineptitude makes you furious"-Bruce Springsteen, after seeing firsthand the damage from Hurricane Katrina
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User currently offlineMSYtristar From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (9 years 6 months 1 week 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 4077 times:

It's about time that we implemented this. I've been hearing rumors of this but it's good to see it officially announced. Something has to be done to get the airlines which have been slow to respond to beef up service. Also, it'd be nice to see some of our previous carries (F9/YZ/AC/TA) to return. As i've stated so many times...as you have, Tom...our demand far outweighs our supply.

User currently offlineDavestanKSAN From United States of America, joined Sep 2005, 1678 posts, RR: 12
Reply 2, posted (9 years 6 months 1 week 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 3934 times:

Now that's a good idea. Glad to see it being implemented. I hope airlines respond favorably. Big grin


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