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When Did Frontier Start Flying To CLT  
User currently offlineN612UA From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (6 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 3221 times:

Hello I work in Charlotte North Carolina(KCLT) and today between 9:50 and 11:00 I saw a Frontier jet takeoff. When did they start flying to CLT or why was it in Charlotte.

Thanks
Mike

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User currently offlineNkops From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 2665 posts, RR: 6
Reply 1, posted (6 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 3199 times:



Quoting N612UA (Thread starter):
When Did Frontier Start Flying To Kclt

They don't... must have been a charter or diversion of some sort...

When I tried to check CLT on their website, it automatically takes you to AirTran.com



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User currently offlineMikey711MN From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 1398 posts, RR: 8
Reply 2, posted (6 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 3176 times:



Quoting Nkops (Reply 1):
must have been a charter or diversion of some sort

It came from STL last night and it appears to be on its way to PDX today.

Most certainly not scheduled service.

-Mike



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User currently onlinePlanePainter From United States of America, joined Apr 2007, 56 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (6 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 3125 times:

I was wondering the same thing. I seen it going PDX-CLT a couple days ago, then went from CLT-IND-DEN.

User currently offlineSANFan From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 5434 posts, RR: 12
Reply 4, posted (6 years 8 months 1 week 5 days ago) and read 3024 times:

Anything to do with the NBA maybe? (Judging by the cities.)

I'm not into basketball but just a guess.

bb


User currently offlineTom in NO From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 7194 posts, RR: 32
Reply 5, posted (6 years 8 months 1 week 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 2960 times:



Quoting SANFan (Reply 4):
Anything to do with the NBA maybe?

This might turn out to be kind of interesting.....the Nuggets last played on Friday night in Denver. When teams charter away from home for a game, they usually do so the day before the game. Now, according to Mikey711MN, the aircraft in question flew in last night from St. Louis, which starts to beg the question.....did they head out from Denver and have enroute issues which forced them to land in St. Louis?  scratchchin  .....Inquiring minds want to know...

Tom at MSY



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User currently offlineTripleboom From United States of America, joined Jul 2006, 278 posts, RR: 13
Reply 6, posted (6 years 8 months 1 week 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 2920 times:

Sorry. No NBA activity here. It was for a company called Freigthliner Corp. They flew PDX - CLT on the 11th as FFT 8492 and returned today (1/14) as FFT 8493.

User currently offlineTom in NO From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 7194 posts, RR: 32
Reply 7, posted (6 years 8 months 1 week 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 2843 times:

Thanks for providing the answer, Tripleboom.....I neglected to say above that the Nuggets are playing in Charlotte tonight, hence my thoughts.

Tom at MSY (on the CrackBerry)



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User currently onlinePlanePainter From United States of America, joined Apr 2007, 56 posts, RR: 1
Reply 8, posted (6 years 8 months 1 week 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 2843 times:

Thanks for the info.

User currently offlineMaverickM11 From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 17510 posts, RR: 45
Reply 9, posted (6 years 8 months 1 week 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 2772 times:

They used to do a lot of NASCAR charters too that originated from CLT.


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User currently offlineCubsrule From United States of America, joined May 2004, 23021 posts, RR: 20
Reply 10, posted (6 years 8 months 1 week 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 2729 times:



Quoting MaverickM11 (Reply 9):
They used to do a lot of NASCAR charters too that originated from CLT.

I'm surprised they didn't use JQF... that runway is plenty long for a 32x, and 727s use it fairly routinely.



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User currently offlineN612ua From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (6 years 8 months 1 week 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 2718 times:

Thanks everyone for the help with this.

Thanks mike


User currently offlineCltguy From United States of America, joined Sep 2004, 598 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (6 years 8 months 1 week 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 2672 times:

Interesting. Freightliner is building a new operations center in the area and is rumored to be moving their HQ here too. Maybe this flight was connected with those activities.

User currently offlineSmed63 From United States of America, joined Jan 2007, 26 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (6 years 8 months 1 week 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 2550 times:



Quoting Cltguy (Reply 12):
Interesting. Freightliner is building a new operations center in the area and is rumored to be moving their HQ here too. Maybe this flight was connected with those activities.

They are bringing employees who could be subject to the move to the Charlotte area for a long weekend to check out the city and surrounding area.


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