DeltAirlines From United States of America, joined May 1999, 9016 posts, RR: 11
Reply 1, posted (7 years 2 months 3 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 17073 times:
Very interesting - 7 flights to start.
Could it be a MSP-like operation with service to 1 city? I could see MDW being another good fit for them out of LGA - a lot of business travel NYC-CHI. I tend to think BWI wouldn't be as popular an option simply due to Amtrak - no one is going to fly LGA-BWI to go to either Baltimore or Washington DC when Amtrak runs at least once an hour and takes under 2 hours to Baltimore or 2.5 hours to Union Station.
Then again, I suppose they could get some extra slots and do MDW, a couple of BWI turns for connections and some Florida flights (though B6 has become entrenched here).
TN757Flyer From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 15, posted (7 years 2 months 3 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 16746 times:
Quoting PSU.DTW.SCE (Reply 11): Many stations aren't scheduled for 25 turns these days, that belief was more like 10 year ago.
Maybe not 25, but LGA is certainly going to skew those numbers higher than the average station turnaround. Offhand the only airport I can think of that has longer turnarounds Is LAX, and the times I've been there, they seem to get them in and out in 30-40 easily.
EMB170 From United States of America, joined Nov 2007, 756 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (7 years 2 months 3 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 16716 times:
Can any of our Canadian friends tell us if WS is still flying to LGA (or if they do not, do they intend to resume service in the near future?) If so, LGA could serve as an additional connecting point for the upcoming WN/WS codeshare (might be especially convenient for transborder LFC service to/from Atlantic Canada (YUL, YOW, YHZ))
IND ORD ATL MCO PIT EWR BUF CVG DEN RNO JFK DTW BOS BDL BWI IAD RDU CLT MYR CHS TPA CID MSP STL MSY DFW IAH AUS SLC LAS
ExFATboy From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 2974 posts, RR: 8
Reply 20, posted (7 years 2 months 3 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 16600 times:
I thought I felt the planet shift in its orbit today...
This is seriously surprising, I always put the odds that we'd ever see WN in one of the big 3 NYC airports at right about zero, perhaps a slight chance of EWR someday, if only to be sure to not cannibalize any of its ISP traffic.
This is going to be very interesting...
Quoting SXDFC (Reply 16): Is it me or it will be awesome to watch a WN 73NG doing an expressway visual!
Well, it would be if that shade of blue in their livery wasn't so retina-shriveling...
Rampart From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 3201 posts, RR: 6
Reply 21, posted (7 years 2 months 3 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 16574 times:
Quoting Apodino (Reply 4): And in a related story, Hell has frozen over.
No kidding! I thought it was just the cold front overtaking the city.
I wonder if ISP will now fall off their map, since they've cut service there recently. I would imagine they'll still keep BDL.
They're going to have to shop for more slots to be able to network around. If they do, I agree with the above, MDW, possibly Florida (but why with the tons of competition?). My guess: DEN. I mean no more and no less than that, just a well placed destination capable from LGA, but now just watch the pot stirrers gather at this thread.
ADXMatt From United States of America, joined Jul 2006, 969 posts, RR: 1
Reply 22, posted (7 years 2 months 3 weeks 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 16559 times:
Southwest Airlines Co. has agreed to purchase assets of bankrupt ATA Airlines Inc. for $7.5 million to acquire 14 landing slots at New York's LaGuardia airport and enter the nation's biggest aviation market.
did ATA have 14 roundtrips a day or 7 takeoff and 7 landings?
Since ATA is in liquidation why did WN buy the certificate?
Maybe WN is going to start a subsiderary that will fly Q400's? (joking)