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ATA Is Coming To Charlotte!  
User currently offlineMDL_777 From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 267 posts, RR: 0
Posted (12 years 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 1050 times:

Check it out:

The service starts in July, and the article mentions that Charlotte is trying to get some other low-cost carriers to add service as well.

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User currently offlineKLM-MD11 From Greece, joined Mar 2002, 471 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (12 years 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 987 times:

Good news indeed!!

CLT currently is way too expensive to fly from due to the dominance of US Airways.

I lived in CLT for a year and a half and I found some fares to LGW on BA cheaper than domestic flights to LGA for example. Also good news for spotters
to see something other than US Airways and the odd DL or UA couple of times a day...

I hope ATA will do well.


User currently offlineMSYtristar From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 6414 posts, RR: 51
Reply 2, posted (12 years 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 965 times:

Charlotte is gaining an airline and losing an NBA team...fair trade don't ya think?  Smile

Just kidding. Good to see low-fare service for the Queen City.

Stephen in New Orleans

User currently offlineCoAir@IAH From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 271 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (12 years 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 945 times:

I thought that Cincinnati was called the queen city...
Does anyone know for sure??

Please advise.

User currently offlineMDL_777 From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 267 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (12 years 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 929 times:

I don't know about Cincinnati, but Charlotte is often referred to as "The Queen City".

User currently offlineHurricane From United States of America, joined Feb 2002, 1443 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (12 years 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 921 times:

Ya, Charlotte is the Queen City...I dunno if it's because it was named after the queen, or if the city was nicknamed that because of queens college...

Charlotte is gaining an airline and losing an NBA team
I gotta say that no one I know even follows the NBA, much less is a die hard fan...You can have the Hornets, New Orleans! We have NC State, Carolina, Duke, and Wake Forest!

User currently offlineOuboy79 From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 4482 posts, RR: 22
Reply 6, posted (12 years 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 913 times:

After looking on several Cincinnati websites, it is in fact called "The Queen City." So who knows. I've always heard Cincinnati being the one called that, not Charlotte. Now Charlotte was named for Charlotte of Mecklenburg, King George III's wife.


There is a site that has quite a few nicknames on there...Queen City isn't one of them. Now Denver is the Mile High City and also the "Queen City of the Plains"...go figure that one. LOL

Any opinion/comment posted is that of my own and not that of Southwest Airlines Co.
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