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User currently offlineryanrap1 From United States of America, joined May 2007, 200 posts, RR: 0
Posted (2 years 4 months 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 1524 times:

Does anyone think Baton Rouge will see an increase in frequency/cities served from current carriers?
Also what about new carriers? Several have attempted but failed in Baton Rouge according ot past history. Please advise.

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User currently offlineDLD9S From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 261 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (2 years 4 months 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 1474 times:

G4, V2 and F9 have already come and gone in the past few years.

At least this last attempt of US seems to have stuck... I think this is their third attempt - they used to fly B19s to New Orleans in the early 90's, and then later had a brief stint of BTR-CLT in the early 00's.

If US and AA do merge, the airport will be down to just DL, UA and AA (like many other small airports). I can only imagine how much more expensive the tickets will be... I guess a lot more people will be making the treck to MSY.



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User currently offlinebhmdiversion From United States of America, joined Dec 2008, 468 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (2 years 4 months 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 1308 times:

IMHO, as long at the AP Director is there treating BTR like his own personal airport and everyone wants to cater to "him", then I would say no. MSY is only an hour or so away by driving.

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