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Frontier Starts Service To GSO  
User currently offlinegsoflyer From United States of America, joined May 2001, 1093 posts, RR: 1
Posted (2 years 2 weeks 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 3648 times:

http://www.4-traders.com/REPUBLIC-AI...Orlando-and-Greensboro-B-14450326/

Apparently greensboro to orlando starting Nov 7. Directly competing with Allegiant will be interesting. However, it is twice per week and Allegiant is twice per week and it is an extremely underserved route, so who knows.

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User currently offlinesouthwest737500 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (2 years 2 weeks 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 3632 times:

I'm still surprised theyre not coming to CLT

User currently offlinegsoflyer From United States of America, joined May 2001, 1093 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (2 years 2 weeks 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 3560 times:

Charlotte is overserved for its size, and has nearly Southwest/Airtran and Jetblue. And if Orlando was profitable going up against US Airways, then Southwest/Airtran wouldn't be cutting it.

User currently offlinesouthwest737500 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (2 years 2 weeks 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 3520 times:

WN will probably reinstate it with WN metal

User currently offlinemariner From New Zealand, joined Nov 2001, 25107 posts, RR: 85
Reply 4, posted (2 years 2 weeks 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 3492 times:
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Quoting gsoflyer (Thread starter):
Apparently greensboro to orlando starting Nov 7. Directly competing with Allegiant will be interesting.

I agree. But - it's worked for them at ABE, which doubles service this winter - 2 x weekly to 4 x weekly.

mariner



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User currently offlinecasinterest From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 4583 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (2 years 2 weeks 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 3492 times:

I have a feeling that US Airways or Delta will do their best to make this extremely unprofitable for Frontier.
I am not sure what Frontier is up to, but at least they are trying new routes.

I would like to see them at RDU again.



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User currently offlineGentFromAlaska From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 3115 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (2 years 2 weeks 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 3409 times:

Quoting gsoflyer (Thread starter):
Apparently greensboro to orlando starting Nov 7

It looks like the GSO-MCO start date is November 17 not the 7th

http://media.frontierairlines.com/ar....cfm?article_id=5376&view_id=1290&



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User currently offlineFlytravel From United States of America, joined Dec 2009, 873 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (2 years 2 weeks 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 3366 times:

Quoting casinterest (Reply 5):
I have a feeling that US Airways or Delta will do their best to make this extremely unprofitable for Frontier.

I'd guess Frontier's competitor would be pax foregoing flying to drive. While it's 10 hours, it maybe cheaper for a family to rent a car and drive the route. Even if DL priced it $100 one-way on a GSO-ATL-MCO route, with the bag fees, connections and everything, for a family of 3 or 4, it'd seem not much worth it to fly 1 stop for MCO.

Maybe US would be more protective and with it's GSO-CLT-MCO is shorter in duration, easier on transit than GSO-ATL-MCO, it'd impact F9 more.

[Edited 2012-08-07 12:58:33]

User currently offlineenilria From Canada, joined Feb 2008, 7138 posts, RR: 13
Reply 8, posted (2 years 2 weeks 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 3317 times:

Quoting GentFromAlaska (Reply 6):
It looks like the GSO-MCO start date is November 17 not the 7th

Also, isn't it three per week, not two?

MCO-GSO 8:30 a.m. 10:05 a.m. Mon/Sat A319
MCO-GSO 8:00 a.m. 9:35 a.m. Wed A319


User currently offlineGentFromAlaska From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 3115 posts, RR: 1
Reply 9, posted (2 years 2 weeks 6 days ago) and read 3170 times:

[quote=enilria,reply=8]Also, isn't it three per week, not two?

According to the article and what I read in the F9 #36 thread it is three a week. Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.



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User currently offlinebobloblaw From United States of America, joined Jan 2012, 1689 posts, RR: 1
Reply 10, posted (2 years 2 weeks 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 3065 times:
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Quoting casinterest (Reply 5):
I have a feeling that US Airways or Delta will do their best to make this extremely unprofitable for Frontier.

If youre talking about MCO, I dont see DL post BK flying GSO-MCO just to hurt F9 3x weekly flights. Maybe back in 2005 or 2006 but not now.


User currently offlineuncgso From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 344 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (2 years 2 weeks 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 2740 times:

Good news ! now hopefully people will fly it ... and maybe DEN will be added next ...
GSO can support both G4 anf F9 i think ... CLT & RDU can have WN  

Cant wait to see what animals come through here! Only time ive ever seen a F9 plane in person was when at Gravelly Point at DCA


User currently offlineUNITED91 From United States of America, joined Jul 2012, 53 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (2 years 2 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 2618 times:

Quoting southwest737500 (Reply 1):

I'm still surprised theyre not coming to CLT

They've been staying away from the larger airports lately, and picking up incentive money where ever they can.

Quoting uncgso (Reply 11):
and maybe DEN will be added next ...

I think a DEN-GSO route would be successful, they seem to be moving away from routes where there is tremendous competition from UA and WN.

[Edited 2012-08-08 01:50:14]

User currently offlinefreakyrat From United States of America, joined Aug 2008, 851 posts, RR: 1
Reply 13, posted (2 years 2 weeks 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 2567 times:
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Quoting UNITED91

They've been staying away from the larger airports lately, and picking up incentive money where ever they can.

I think a DEN-GSO route would be successful, they seem to be moving away from routes where there is tremendous competition from UA and WN.

In the case of SBN-DEN. They got incentives to start SBN-DEN. United used to serve this route post-deregulation with a B727. I feel the F9 went with full sized Airbus A319's on the route instead of E190's in the SCASD grant to negate the United mainline pilot scope clause reference Republic flying E170's for UA and E190's for F9. This would force United to fly Skywest CRJ700's on the route if they wanted to compete which they couldn't against F9''s more comfortable planes and lower fares. UA would also never throw mainline on such a route again cause it would be a losing proposition. F9 is also starting this route on two big Notre Dame Football weekends which should be very profitable for them.


User currently offlinemariner From New Zealand, joined Nov 2001, 25107 posts, RR: 85
Reply 14, posted (2 years 2 weeks 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 2557 times:
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Quoting casinterest (Reply 5):
I have a feeling that US Airways or Delta will do their best to make this extremely unprofitable for Frontier.

Did Delta and US Airways react much when Allegiant started GSO-SFB?

mariner



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User currently offlinegsoflyer From United States of America, joined May 2001, 1093 posts, RR: 1
Reply 15, posted (2 years 2 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 2444 times:

When GSO-SFB was started, Delta canceled there 3x daily to Orlando (when they stopped RJ service there). Delta and US Airways reacted when Indy Air did Orlando/Tampa 2x daily. But Allegiant has been left alone.

Something else I notice is that Allegiant and Frontier are doing it different days.

Frontier:
Mon/Wed/Sat

Allegiant:
Sun/Thurs

It will probably work well.


User currently offlinethegreatRDU From United States of America, joined Mar 2006, 2310 posts, RR: 4
Reply 16, posted (2 years 2 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 2391 times:

Should be a good shoe in as G4's SFB is doing very well....
This is very good news for GSO....the route should do just fine....
Who's ground handling the flight?



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User currently offlinedelta767 From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 238 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (2 years 2 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 1924 times:

When would they announce GSO-DEN service...are they waiting to see how Orlando does first or are the rumors true that they would add Denver soon. I wonder who will ground handle then and which gate they will use. Anyone know?

User currently offlinegsoflyer From United States of America, joined May 2001, 1093 posts, RR: 1
Reply 18, posted (2 years 2 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 1818 times:

I have heard they are going to do a few weekly to Denver and Milwaukee.

User currently offlineOzarkD9S From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 5065 posts, RR: 21
Reply 19, posted (2 years 2 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 1781 times:

Quoting gsoflyer (Reply 18):


I have heard they are going to do a few weekly to Denver and Milwaukee.

Whoever mentioned MKE is WAY off...I can definitely see DEN.



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