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Great Plains To Take More Planes  
User currently offlineFlying-Tiger From Germany, joined Aug 1999, 4198 posts, RR: 33
Posted (13 years 11 months 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 2492 times:

Great Plains Airlines is seeking a 61.5 million US$ loan guarantee to get financing for 10 new planes. As rumours say that they have just recently bought 4 328JET from Fairchild-Dornier I would guess that these 61.5 million US$ apply to only 6 planes. The average sum per plane of ~10 million US$ indicates that they want even more 328JETs. Anyone out there who can confirm this?


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User currently offlineTechRep From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (13 years 11 months 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 2469 times:

Rumor has it they will buy Skyways 328 Jets. I am off to vacation.


User currently offlineTechRep From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (13 years 11 months 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 2450 times:

Great Plains has also gained certification as a Part145 Repair facility for the Do328. They currently will operate a Part121 and Part145 operation, will add the additional 4 aircraft and rumors they are buying aircraft from the Skyway fleet.


User currently offlineAirT85 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (13 years 11 months 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 2393 times:

does anyone know where Great Plains will add service too next?
How is COS doing?

User currently offlineMidEx717 From United States of America, joined May 2002, 137 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (13 years 11 months 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 2357 times:

Never heard that Skyway is selling there 328 jets to Great Plains Airlines. Where did you get your info from? I work for Midwest Express and that is news too me.

User currently offlineFalcon Flyer From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 1354 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (13 years 11 months 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 2350 times:

My roommate is currently a Great Plains F/O and yes, their short term plans are for 4 more aircraft but no, they won't be Skyways airplanes.

My definition of cool ? Not trying so hard to be cool.
User currently offlineOuboy79 From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 4676 posts, RR: 21
Reply 6, posted (13 years 11 months 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 2325 times:

Having lived in OKC during their start up -- I've been able to follow them from the start. How has running a dual "hub" worked from them...comparing OKC to TUL? I know they are backed financially by the City of Tulsa...but I just seem to think it would be wiser to move everything to OKC and expand there. Bigger city and more room to expand soon with their new terminal.

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