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QX Applies For LAX-LTO  
User currently offlineSea2Pdx From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 70 posts, RR: 0
Posted (7 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day ago) and read 3657 times:

On May 8, Horizon submitted an application to serve Loreto, Mexico from Los Angeles. If approved, service would begin on October 28. The new service would compliment Alaska's current 4 weekly flights, resulting in daily service to Loreto. This would be Horizon's first ever service south of the border. Best of luck!

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User currently offlineN1120A From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 26497 posts, RR: 75
Reply 1, posted (7 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day ago) and read 3642 times:

They planning on using a CR7 or a Q400 on the flight?


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User currently offlineAS739X From United States of America, joined Apr 2003, 6143 posts, RR: 23
Reply 2, posted (7 years 4 months 2 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 3509 times:

Original plan was for CR7 and I have heard no change on this. This could be just the beginning of Horizon in Mexico. With AS arriving international fligthts into the domestic terminal now, it has opened the door for more QX intl flights. Doesn't look like DL/CO will be alone in the transborder regional jumps from LAX anymore (By US carriers).

ASSFO



"Some pilots avoid storm cells and some play connect the dots!"
User currently offlineJuventus From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 2835 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (7 years 4 months 2 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 3268 times:

The Baja peninsula is stealing Cancun's thunder. Resorts and Spas going up everywhere.

User currently offlineAS739X From United States of America, joined Apr 2003, 6143 posts, RR: 23
Reply 4, posted (7 years 4 months 2 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 3260 times:

Quoting Juventus (Reply 3):

Which can be a good thing and a bad thing. I personally have no desire to go to SJD anymore. Its been Americanized with American prices. Loreto and La Paz haven't been effected to much yet, but time will tell.

Personally I will take PVR or ZIH over the Baja penn anyday!

ASSFO



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User currently offlineJuventus From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 2835 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (7 years 4 months 2 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 3248 times:

Quoting AS739X (Reply 4):
Which can be a good thing and a bad thing. I personally have no desire to go to SJD anymore. Its been Americanized with American prices. Loreto and La Paz haven't been effected to much yet, but time will tell.

Yes it has. I wanted to use my Hilton points for a few nights in Cabo. They want more points than many Hiltons in Europe and Canada. Cabo is getting very expensive. Flew in there a few days ago, ramp completely full of pirvate jets. We couldn't even park.

Loreto is more peacefull and calmer, and a lot cheaper.


User currently offlineChugach From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 1041 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (7 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 2940 times:

It will be very interesting to see how and where QX expands to as the new aircraft come online. I could see some more Mexico flying, as well as filling a few gaps in California...MRY is one destination that strikes me as having good QX potential. I could also see some additional B.C./Alberta flights to places like Comox or Prince George.


GO ROCKETS
User currently offlineAS739X From United States of America, joined Apr 2003, 6143 posts, RR: 23
Reply 7, posted (7 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 2877 times:

Quoting Chugach (Reply 6):

Agreed on MRY. I'd like to ask someone in QX planning/marketing why they have not tapped into MRY, yet started STS. Though STS paying a pretty penny does help. MRY could happen with the Q400's being added,

ASSFO



"Some pilots avoid storm cells and some play connect the dots!"
User currently offlineKohflot From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (7 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 2742 times:

After MRY, the next step would be to add SBP.. then more multi-stop intra-California flying up and down the coast with Q400 to smaller cities that won't require a connection at LAX or SFO.

IPL, SAN, CRQ, SNA (slots allowing), LGB, ONT, PSP, OXR, SBA, SMX, SBP, BFL, FAT, MCE, MMH, MRY, SJC, MOD, OAK, STS, SMF, TVL, CIC, RDD, and ACV could all see intra-state traffic stimulated simply by offering low enough fares (why an efficient aircraft like the Q400 is essential) and by avoiding the relative hassles of a connection through LAX and SFO.

A typical line of flying could look something like.. SAN-SBA-SMF-SBP-LGB-MRY-SMF-SBA-SAN or OXR-OAK-FAT-SAN-SBA-MRY-LGB-FAT-OAK-OXR

Of course, if QX did this, they could incorporate the intra-CA flying they already do as well. This whole thing would just diversify their business and build loyalty.


User currently offlineN1120A From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 26497 posts, RR: 75
Reply 9, posted (7 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 2700 times:

Quoting AS739X (Reply 4):

Personally I will take PVR or ZIH over the Baja penn anyday!

I am not a huge fan of PVR, but ZIH is great.

Quoting AS739X (Reply 2):
With AS arriving international fligthts into the domestic terminal now,

How are they doing that with no FIS in T3?



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User currently offlineFLY777UAL From United States of America, joined May 1999, 4512 posts, RR: 3
Reply 10, posted (7 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 2680 times:

Quoting N1120A (Reply 9):
How are they doing that with no FIS in T3?

They park at Terminal 3 and bus them over to TBIT's facilities.

F L Y 7 7 7 U A L


User currently offlineN1120A From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 26497 posts, RR: 75
Reply 11, posted (7 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 2663 times:

Quoting FLY777UAL (Reply 10):

They park at Terminal 3 and bus them over to TBIT's facilities.

That seems counter productive. I guess it saves fuel over pushing back into the alley.



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User currently offlineFLY777UAL From United States of America, joined May 1999, 4512 posts, RR: 3
Reply 12, posted (7 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 2628 times:

Quoting N1120A (Reply 11):
That seems counter productive. I guess it saves fuel over pushing back into the alley.

It saves on the time and hassle of having to either push back across the alley and also (the much more common as of recent) having to park at remote, bus pax to TBIT, and then wait for tow clearance back to T3, which, as we all know, can take a considerable amount of time depending on the time of day.

It's really no different a step than before.

F L Y 7 7 7 U A L


User currently offlineAS739X From United States of America, joined Apr 2003, 6143 posts, RR: 23
Reply 13, posted (7 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 2536 times:

Quoting N1120A (Reply 11):

Its anything but counter productive.

A.) It takes a tug 15 minutes to drive the road from remote gates to TBIT. LA Airport PD watch the speed limit very closely there.

B.) When the A/C go to remote, it takes 2 mechanics to taxi it, which takes them away from other duties. If you have 4 planes at the remote gates there were not even enough mechanics to bring them in at the same time.

C.) And the less a plane moves, the less chance it gets damaged.

So the T-3 international arrival situation is great.

ASSFO



"Some pilots avoid storm cells and some play connect the dots!"
User currently offlineFlypba From United States of America, joined Feb 2007, 431 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (7 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 2481 times:

i've been asking them to add SBP for a long time now ... from SEA/PDX

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