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New Airline To CMH?  
User currently offlineJetBlueJackets From United States of America, joined Oct 2007, 175 posts, RR: 0
Posted (6 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 3225 times:

Rumor from an airport official is that the B6 counter space and gates have been spoken for already...any ideas??

FL---ATL/BWI/MCO?

F9--DEN/?/?

or perhaps YX is moving closer to their gates and for a more accessable bagroom location?

[Edited 2008-01-01 23:03:09]

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User currently offlineD328 From United States of America, joined Jul 2007, 302 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (6 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 3181 times:



Quoting JetBlueJackets (Thread starter):
F9--DEN/?/?

Doubt it, they fly into CAK that is kind of close by. But you never know.


User currently offlineSmcmac32msn From United States of America, joined May 2004, 2211 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (6 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 3154 times:



Quoting D328 (Reply 1):
Doubt it, they fly into CAK that is kind of close by. But you never know.

Thats like saying MSN and ORD are close by. Thats a good distance to travel (drive)if you want to fly non-stop to Denver on F9.
CAK-CMH: 86.1 NM
MSN-ORD: 94.1 NM



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User currently offlineTOLtommy From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 3276 posts, RR: 4
Reply 3, posted (6 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 3097 times:

The fact that F9 flies to DAY is more relevant, and is the likely reason why it's not Frontier.

It's probably just a move. I doubt FL is going to jump into such a competetive market. There's better low hanging fruit to pick elsewhere.


User currently offlineGregarious119 From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 531 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (6 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 3026 times:

IIRC, isn't the B6 counter space near DL's area? Could the "spoken for" just mean that DL is expanding their counterspace. They do have a fairly sizable operation there, especially considering the proximity to CVG.

I'd be hard pressed to think that it's FL or F9, as both currently fly from DAY, but that doesn't mean all that much if CMH can fill the seats.


User currently offlineDALjr From United States of America, joined Feb 2006, 24 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (6 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 2928 times:

From what I the rumor I heard, its just YX moving closer to their gates and bagroom. Too bad, it was nice having an entire bagroom to ourselves.

User currently offlineDeltaRules From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 3697 posts, RR: 9
Reply 6, posted (6 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 2784 times:

Are there any other new airlines looking at CMH at this point?

Quoting Gregarious119 (Reply 4):
IIRC, isn't the B6 counter space near DL's area?

Right around the corner in the same stretch of counter space. Former WN ticket counter.

I was totally surprised to see two YX CRJs sitting at C48 & 49 last night after our flight had landed. When did that happen?



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User currently offlineFlyDeltaJets87 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (6 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 2765 times:



Quoting D328 (Reply 1):
Doubt it, they fly into CAK that is kind of close by. But you never know.

They fly into DAY as well, which is even closer to CMH than CAK.

AirTran service to CMH would be nice.


User currently offlineATLAaron From United States of America, joined Apr 2006, 1020 posts, RR: 3
Reply 8, posted (6 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 2733 times:
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Quoting DeltaRules (Reply 6):
Are there any other new airlines looking at CMH at this point?

Doubt it until Greyhound gets grounded.


User currently offlineFlybulldog From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 368 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (6 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 2726 times:

I wonder how many people who fly AirTran out of Dayton actually live near CMH? It's by-far the cheapest ticket to Atlanta.

User currently offlineBluejackets From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 280 posts, RR: 3
Reply 10, posted (6 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 2720 times:



Quoting DeltaRules (Reply 6):
When did that happen?

Around early December I do believe. I remember flying out of concourse B after Thanksgiving and seeing YX and then when I came back Dec. 13 they were gone to C.

What, is YX gonna build another concourse for themselves in another 2 years just to move again? Last five years, YX has spent time in all three concourses. The trifecta!



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User currently offlineDAYflyer From United States of America, joined Sep 2004, 3807 posts, RR: 3
Reply 11, posted (6 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 2711 times:



Quoting FlyDeltaJets87 (Reply 7):
They fly into DAY as well, which is even closer to CMH than CAK.

AirTran service to CMH would be nice.

They are number 1 a DAY to boot. They are focuse on building DAY into something special like a mini focus city. I doubt they will go into CMH becuase of that.....



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User currently offlineFlyDeltaJets87 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (6 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 2693 times:



Quoting DAYflyer (Reply 11):
They are number 1 a DAY to boot. They are focuse on building DAY into something special like a mini focus city. I doubt they will go into CMH becuase of that.....

By "they", I was refering to Frontier (F9), not FL. My mistake in not putting more space in there or clarifying it. But I didn't know FL was number 1 at DAY. I take it they surpassed DL then- not that I'm overly surprised, but when did that happen?


User currently offlineFlyCMH From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 2271 posts, RR: 10
Reply 13, posted (6 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 2616 times:



Quoting ATLAaron (Reply 8):
Quoting DeltaRules (Reply 6):
Are there any other new airlines looking at CMH at this point?

Doubt it until Greyhound gets grounded.

Right you are. Why any new airline would consider even attempting CMH now is beyond me.

Quoting Bluejackets (Reply 10):
Quoting DeltaRules (Reply 6):
When did that happen?

Around early December I do believe. I remember flying out of concourse B after Thanksgiving and seeing YX and then when I came back Dec. 13 they were gone to C.

RIght you are. The airport moved Midwest into C because Skybus needed more space. Skybus currently uses the jetways at B16 and B20 for 2 of their 7 morning departures. The gates remain unused for the remainder of the day.

Quoting Bluejackets (Reply 10):
What, is YX gonna build another concourse for themselves in another 2 years just to move again? Last five years, YX has spent time in all three concourses. The trifecta!

I know, and their employees and customers are getting sick of it too. But anything for the almighty Skybus, I guess...


User currently offlineCMHFlyGuy From United States of America, joined Dec 2007, 39 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (6 years 3 months 2 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 2437 times:
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Quoting FlyCMH (Reply 13):
The airport moved Midwest into C because Skybus needed more space. Skybus currently uses the jetways at B16 and B20 for 2 of their 7 morning departures. The gates remain unused for the remainder of the day.

Ugh. Any bets as to how long before they're converted to ground-level like the rest of Skybus' gates?

Quoting FlyCMH (Reply 13):
The airport moved Midwest into C because Skybus needed more space.

Which gates is YX operating out of now?


User currently offlineDeltaRules From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 3697 posts, RR: 9
Reply 15, posted (6 years 3 months 2 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 2433 times:



Quoting CMHFlyGuy (Reply 14):
Which gates is YX operating out of now?

C48 & C49, the ex-DL gates at the east end of C.



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