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Is Freedom Airlines Dead?  
User currently offlineLogos From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 794 posts, RR: 1
Posted (4 years 9 months 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 2633 times:

I did a search but what came back was ambiguous. I know DL cut their flying way back but I was wondering if the Mesa BK was the end of them. I flew them last summer CVG-GRR and they were okay (except for the FA who looked and acted like he was 16). Any news as to what has become of them?

Cheers,
Dave in Orlando


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User currently offlineapodino From United States of America, joined Apr 2005, 4317 posts, RR: 6
Reply 1, posted (4 years 9 months 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 2537 times:

Nothing has happened yet. Although with the MAG bankruptcy, my guess is the DL lawsuit will eventually be settled out of court, after which MAG will dump the ERJ leases as part of the bankruptcy.

User currently offlinestackhouse007 From United States of America, joined Nov 2007, 422 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (4 years 9 months 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 2478 times:
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I have flown that flight from CVG-GRR with freedom air many times this year.. They better not cut that flight..

Kyle



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User currently offlineMasseyBrown From United States of America, joined Dec 2002, 5598 posts, RR: 7
Reply 3, posted (4 years 9 months 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 2363 times:

Quoting Logos (Thread starter):
(except for the FA who looked and acted like he was 16).

I had one of those on a Virgin Atlantic flight, was surprised she was allowed to serve drinks.  



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User currently offlineClearedDirect From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 271 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (4 years 9 months 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 2318 times:

Not that I hate for anyone to lose their employment in this tough time, but.....
I felt they were a disaster in MCO doing the intra-florida flying. Loved the routes and times but they had a horrible performance rating in my eyes.
When Chautauqua was doing the routes I could plan day trips to FLL and TLH. When Freedom took over - I had to either go the day before or drive. I dont know who or how it was controlled but they (Freedom) seemed to be the master of the last minute maintenance issue. Along with the "delay of 20min and then after 18min, delay another 20min and so on for extended periods" which drove me nuts.

For me personally - the differences between Chautauqua and Freedom in both personell and equipment (cleanliness, operational, etc) was truley night and day.

(Stepping down from soapbox - end rant)

It seems like now they are doing a lot of CVG based flying now.


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