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Horizon Ending YXS Oct 5  
User currently offlineHatbutton From United States of America, joined Mar 2005, 1500 posts, RR: 14
Posted (5 years 10 months 3 weeks 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 1974 times:

Well that didn't last long as many A.net members here correctly predicted.

http://www.princegeorgecitizen.com/2...ct-flight-to-seattle.html#pc_11622

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User currently offlineWedgetail737 From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 5892 posts, RR: 6
Reply 1, posted (5 years 10 months 3 weeks 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 1902 times:
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It's also noted on the Alaska Airlines website. Is this a seasonal discontinuation or a permanent discontinuation???

User currently offlineHatbutton From United States of America, joined Mar 2005, 1500 posts, RR: 14
Reply 2, posted (5 years 10 months 3 weeks 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 1863 times:



Quoting Wedgetail737 (Reply 1):
It's also noted on the Alaska Airlines website. Is this a seasonal discontinuation or a permanent discontinuation???

I think it's permanent. Although they claim later they might revisit the idea if the industry turns around. I just don't know if daily service with 70 seaters was ever going to be economical enough. What if they did a 4 times weekly service or something? Would that have worked?

I saw it onyourhorizon first but found the Prince George paper link instead.


User currently offlineWedgetail737 From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 5892 posts, RR: 6
Reply 3, posted (5 years 10 months 3 weeks 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 1771 times:
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That's too bad. QX was on the road to flying to many unique destinations and YXS was one of them. Other "unique" QX destinations (IMHO) are STS, PRC, FLG, Kelowna and MMH.

If and when the industry does turn around, I hope QX will find some more unique growth.


User currently offlinePanAm330 From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 2671 posts, RR: 9
Reply 4, posted (5 years 10 months 3 weeks 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 1705 times:



Quoting Wedgetail737 (Reply 3):

 checkmark  QX does indeed operate to some great and unique destinations. It's refreshing to see something different every once in awhile.

Sad to see, but hopefully they'll turn this loss into something positive for the company.


User currently offlineWedgetail737 From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 5892 posts, RR: 6
Reply 5, posted (5 years 10 months 3 weeks 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 1686 times:
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Yeah...QX! How about MRY-LAX, MRY-PDX and MRY-SEA???

User currently offlineBartonsayswhat From Canada, joined Oct 2007, 434 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (5 years 10 months 3 weeks 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 1607 times:

has anyone else been on the Q-400 jet? i wanna ride on that. shame they only sent it to prince george  eyebrow 

User currently offlineWedgetail737 From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 5892 posts, RR: 6
Reply 7, posted (5 years 10 months 3 weeks 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 1383 times:
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Q400 jet??? What the heck?

User currently offlineTennisace From Canada, joined Feb 2001, 219 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (5 years 10 months 3 weeks 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 1323 times:



Quoting Bartonsayswhat (Reply 6):
has anyone else been on the Q-400 jet? i wanna ride on that. shame they only sent it to prince george

yeah, I noticed that too............gotta love reporters. But remember that the Q400 has "jet-like speed".

Never thought that YXS-SEA had a hope in hell, especially through the winter! Makes me hark back to the Jetsgo days, when one of their route picks was YYZ-GooseBay (or it might have been YUL-GooseBay). What were they thinking??


User currently offlineZBBYLW From Canada, joined Nov 2006, 1983 posts, RR: 6
Reply 9, posted (5 years 10 months 3 weeks 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 1248 times:



Quoting Tennisace (Reply 8):

I would be interested in finding out how their SEA-YKA flights are doing. I know the YLW ones are doing quite well, but I never saw quite the potential in YKA.



Keep the shinny side up!
User currently offlineWedgetail737 From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 5892 posts, RR: 6
Reply 10, posted (5 years 10 months 3 weeks 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 1197 times:
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Quoting ZBBYLW (Reply 9):
I would be interested in finding out how their SEA-YKA flights are doing. I know the YLW ones are doing quite well, but I never saw quite the potential in YKA.

QX also discontinued seasonal service to YKA in earlier service cut announcements.


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