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AA/Eagle SAF-LAX Flights Vulnerable?  
User currently offline1337Delta764 From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 7094 posts, RR: 2
Posted (4 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 2728 times:

Considering that AA is in bankruptcy, plus the fact that Eagle now flies ABQ-LAX, could AA's SAF-LAX flights be vulnerable?

The SAF-LAX flights have not performed quite as well as the SAF-DFW flights, and considering that SAF-DFW will remain with two flights this summer (instead of the four offered last summer), SAF-LAX could be vulnerable. AA once tried ROW-LAX and it flopped, and perhaps with AA's bankruptcy SAF-LAX could face the same fate.

What does anyone think?

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User currently offlineSANFan From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 6104 posts, RR: 12
Reply 1, posted (4 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 2631 times:

I would think that route is just as vulnerable as any other route, on any other airline these days -- not much patience for pretty much any flight that doesn't make a profit and carry its weight these days... And of course we're talking yields and not just LFs. But I don't think bankcruptcy has anything to do with it -- either the flight is profitable or it's gone.


User currently offlineIADLHR From Italy, joined Apr 2005, 741 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (4 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 2541 times:

Quoting 1337Delta764 (Thread starter):
The SAF-LAX flights have not performed quite as well as the SAF-DFW flights

I am surprised by this. I thought with all the movie industry related people that live in and around SAF and that travel to LAX, that the LAX flights would do quite well.

On the other hand, if they have not been doing well why have they continued.

Maybe, with the studios in ABQ, that the NM-LAX travel is ABQ-LAX.

All in all it is interesting.

User currently offlinejfklganyc From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 4562 posts, RR: 6
Reply 3, posted (4 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 2291 times:

In general, any flight not connected to DFW or MIA is vulnerable at AA right noq

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