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by wnflyguy
Sat May 26, 2018 6:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How would have LGB turned out if Disney Port had been built?
Replies: 6
Views: 1437

Re: How would have LGB turned out if Disney Port had been built?

Worst Case Scenario, everyone goes to LAX and LAX just has to deal with a part of the expected 13 million visitors, now to the grits, would we have seen a small boom then a large bust with 9/11 then the same slow resurgence we see at all Disney areas, do we see more traffic to SNA or LGB? Or at tha...

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by wnflyguy
Fri May 25, 2018 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31
Replies: 107
Views: 8732

Re: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31

LAX will eventually get Hawaii flights I'm guessing 2 HNL,2 OGG , 1 KOA and 1 LIH. IF it's true each ETOPS turn takes 90mins by FAA regulations that locks up a lot of gates. Unless WN flys 4 of the fights out first thing in the morning. Or it could possibly use its TBI gate for Hawaii flights and sh...

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by wnflyguy
Thu May 24, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Thread - 2018
Replies: 265
Views: 25214

Re: San Diego Thread - 2018

at I don't know a very basic answer to a real important question: will the FIS compatible gates continue to be used as normal, domestic gates? I assume the answer is yes but I have not seen that stated clearly anywhere. I would assume so as well. Since US doesn't have exit controls for internationa...

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by wnflyguy
Wed May 23, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 418
Views: 98463

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Anyone have a Update on the MAX7 test flights?
Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Tue May 22, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gary Kelly hints at WN BWI-Canada/Europe, codeshares
Replies: 31
Views: 3161

Re: Gary Kelly hints at WN BWI-Canada/Europe, codeshares

It's taken WN over 10yrs to get Hawaii going and it's still not complete. So WN to Europe is way off I imagine! 2055 my guess. One Res was supposed to fix all the foreign currency issues. And there still not selling tickets in the Caribbean or Mexico. So Canada I don't see until 2025 or later. All t...

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by wnflyguy
Tue May 22, 2018 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Thread - 2018
Replies: 265
Views: 25214

Re: San Diego Thread - 2018

Anyone know when the gate shuffle will start? AS is relocating to what gates? WN been rumored tobe gaining 4 gates total in T1W by October? SANFan you seem to have really reliable information! Thanks in advance. Flyguy Hi 'flyguy . You are the first one to actually address a question I've been aski...

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by wnflyguy
Tue May 22, 2018 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31
Replies: 107
Views: 8732

Re: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31

My predictions and Guesses for November/December Schedule. PAE 3 OAK, 2 DEN LGB (depending on slots going with the minimum of 4) 1 MDW,2 LAS, 1 DEN or 2 SJC, 1 LAS, 1 DEN. DCA 1 RSW, 1 PBI, 2 ISP or 2 MHT LGA 2 CMH, 2 FLL ,2 MCO 1 MCI , 1 OMA EWR-BWI returning 3 flights. Flyguy Seem like pretty rea...

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by wnflyguy
Tue May 22, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Thread - 2018
Replies: 265
Views: 25214

Re: San Diego Thread - 2018

Anyone know when the gate shuffle will start? AS is relocating to what gates?
WN been rumored tobe gaining 4 gates total in T1W by October?
SANFan you seem to have really reliable information!

Thanks in advance.
Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Tue May 22, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31
Replies: 107
Views: 8732

Re: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31

My predictions and Guesses for November/December Schedule.

PAE 3 OAK, 2 DEN
LGB (depending on slots going with the minimum of 4) 1 MDW,2 LAS, 1 DEN or 2 SJC, 1 LAS, 1 DEN.
DCA 1 RSW, 1 PBI, 2 ISP or 2 MHT
LGA 2 CMH, 2 FLL ,2 MCO 1 MCI , 1 OMA

EWR-BWI returning 3 flights.

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Mon May 21, 2018 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31
Replies: 107
Views: 8732

Re: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31

I really hope to see the HI stuff! waited a long time to see what they plan to do, even though I'm not flying on them. The AvGeek in me can't wait. I'd say SAN/OAK-HNL/OGG to SJC/SMF-HNL to start off. If I had to guess, it will be a stand alone announcement and not part of a schedule extension. The...

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by wnflyguy
Mon May 21, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31
Replies: 107
Views: 8732

Re: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31

SMF-MCI, SJC-MCI, and/or the SNA-MCI returns...lots of daily potential nonstop passengers plus the connections to Hawaii would become available LGB-MDW, not likely but it would be interesting to see them add long range flights to LGB One of the million rumors about LGB is WN added available excess ...

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by wnflyguy
Mon May 21, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31
Replies: 107
Views: 8732

Re: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31

Well we already know WN has plans to add new capacity to LGB,PAE,HAV,DCA and LGA. And depending on the ETOPS approval. They have idle aircraft to ADD Hawaii service anytime between October and December. Last I've heard they have 43 aircraft dedicated to new flying, 29 Hawaii Etops NG800 and 14 for n...

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by wnflyguy
Sun May 20, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 138
Views: 13572

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

I think B6 will beat WN to Canada. Funnel a mixture of Canadian passengers to Orlando and connecting traffic to tropical destinations via MCO. JetBlue could also up its Red Eye game to include West coast flights to MCO. Again connecting options to tropical destinations. Returning from MCO to the wes...

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by wnflyguy
Sat May 19, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Horizon Air cutting six underperforming routes
Replies: 53
Views: 6864

Re: Horizon Air cutting six underperforming routes

Sad to see MMH go away! Definitely more of a seasonal market. The airport leaders had be reviewing expanding the Runaway. Last year there was a study also done about adding a new airline terminal area.
AS had the majority of the market share this will definitely put everything on hold!

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Fri May 18, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who will fill LGB 12 open slots in September?
Replies: 145
Views: 14508

Re: Who will fill LGB 12 open slots in September?

Well waiting on confirmation from a more reliable source but Rumor have the awards and results of the slot lottery as. DL 2 as requested. WN 5 F9 4. Flyguy WN rues the day..... 2 Other sources 1 saying Nothing been awarded yet and only DL and WN have applied for slots. 2nd saying DL requested 1 onl...

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by wnflyguy
Fri May 18, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who will fill LGB 12 open slots in September?
Replies: 145
Views: 14508

Re: Who will fill LGB 12 open slots in September?

Well waiting on confirmation from a more reliable source but Rumor have the awards and results of the slot lottery as.
DL 2 as requested.
WN 5
F9 4.

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Thu May 17, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines and Social Media- gosh is it worth it?
Replies: 16
Views: 1428

Re: Airlines and Social Media- gosh is it worth it?

WN has double down on social media! Anything including this post right here will pop up at WN in HDQ at the 24/7 365 social media room! They read EVERYTHING. That being said WN is very proactive in this front. Good or Bad they are on top of situations. I've heard amazing stories how customers have t...

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by wnflyguy
Thu May 17, 2018 3:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAT touts “historic” route announcement - F9 to multiple cities
Replies: 84
Views: 9828

Re: SAT touts “historic” route announcement tomorrow

Is SAT within the limits of DCA and LGA?
If so I see WN adding both with the additional slots picked up from AS.
I believe DCA and LGA both give WN an additional RON at each airport.
DCA- SAT-SJC-SAT-DCA
LGA-SAT-SMF-SAT-LGA

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Wed May 16, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why operating into South Lake Tahoe (TVL) by Major Air & Commuter Carriers was never profitable?
Replies: 39
Views: 3179

Re: Why operating into South Lake Tahoe (TVL) by Major Air & Commuter Carriers was never profitable?

A private firm was trying to get AlaskaAir/ Horizon to bring back commercial air service. Just before they gave up the FAA authority requirements. The locals fearing noise issues and impact on Home values raise hell. The private firm later regrouped and focused it's investment a few miles south at a...

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by wnflyguy
Wed May 16, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 301
Views: 29007

Re: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018

Well the 2018 Shareholders meeting is in BWI on Wednesday. Rumors and speculation are popping up and like always I will post them because it's PlaneFun to talk about. I personally have no inside knowledge just posting the speculations in the Fun of aviation industry guessing. That said here's what ...

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by wnflyguy
Tue May 15, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Runway 30 Closure KLGB
Replies: 2
Views: 356

Re: Runway 30 Closure KLGB

Shouldn't have much affect on airline operations 7L/25R is longer than SNA main runway. JetBlue may need a technical stop in LAS for JFK and BOS only.

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Tue May 15, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 301
Views: 29007

Re: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018

Well the 2018 Shareholders meeting is in BWI on Wednesday. Rumors and speculation are popping up and like always I will post them because it's PlaneFun to talk about. I personally have no inside knowledge just posting the speculations in the Fun of aviation industry guessing. That said here's what ...

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by wnflyguy
Mon May 14, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 301
Views: 29007

Re: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018

Well the 2018 Shareholders meeting is in BWI on Wednesday. Rumors and speculation are popping up and like always I will post them because it's PlaneFun to talk about. I personally have no inside knowledge just posting the speculations in the Fun of aviation industry guessing. That said here's what I...

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by wnflyguy
Sat May 12, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAT Traffic Another Record in Q1
Replies: 19
Views: 1524

Re: FAT Traffic Another Record in Q1

With the California strong campaign WN doing I know FAT on the short list. But the All the other available slots around the USA and Hawaii launch probably pushed FAT chance for 2018/19.

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Sat May 12, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 301
Views: 29007

Re: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018

timberwolf24 wrote:
What is the likelihood of WN adding some new international flights from MDW?


Not until end of 2019 or 2020.
Everything is focused on Hawaii and California right now.

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Sat May 12, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA East Coast network changes
Replies: 90
Views: 13993

Re: Rumor: UA cutting EWR-BDL/BWI/DSM and while expanding domestic service

I suppose they will handle BWI without either EWR or IAD connectivity and push any intra east routing through ORD then, much like LGA when it had periods of limited IAD service? UA has international markets out of EWR not covered from IAD - so UA will lose some business from Central and Northern Ma...

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by wnflyguy
Fri May 11, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas says it has a plan to resolve Southwest-Delta fight for Love Field gates
Replies: 248
Views: 19505

Re: Dallas says it has a plan to resolve Southwest-Delta fight for Love Field gates

If rumors are true I see DL adding LAX,MSP,DTW and BOS. Possibly JFK

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by wnflyguy
Fri May 11, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT launches Cuba route case - reallocate F9 & NK frequencies
Replies: 117
Views: 17888

Re: DOT launches Cuba route case - reallocate F9 & NK frequencies

LAXintl wrote:
JetBlue asking for start up delay on BOS-HAV and FLL-HAV to Nov 10 and 11 respectively.

DOT award required launch of new service by July 20, 2018

OST-2016-0021


Thanks for the updates !

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Fri May 11, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT launches Cuba route case - reallocate F9 & NK frequencies
Replies: 117
Views: 17888

Re: DOT launches Cuba route case - reallocate F9 & NK frequencies

All the delay request will be granted.

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Fri May 11, 2018 3:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas says it has a plan to resolve Southwest-Delta fight for Love Field gates
Replies: 248
Views: 19505

Re: Dallas says it has a plan to resolve Southwest-Delta fight for Love Field gates

Rumors from DAL sounds like AS has agreed to share gate 13 with DL for 10yrs. Flyguy In exchange for what? I don't think there's an exchange of anything! Sounds like DAL airport is getting AS to give up the lease on one gate since it's pulling back service and hasn't increased enough to capacity fi...

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by wnflyguy
Thu May 10, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Announcement?
Replies: 149
Views: 15669

Re: Spirit Airlines Announcement?

Spirit and Norwegian to codeshare.
Adding SWF to the network.

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Thu May 10, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas says it has a plan to resolve Southwest-Delta fight for Love Field gates
Replies: 248
Views: 19505

Re: Dallas says it has a plan to resolve Southwest-Delta fight for Love Field gates

Rumors from DAL sounds like AS has agreed to share gate 13 with DL for 10yrs.

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Thu May 10, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Announcement?
Replies: 149
Views: 15669

Re: Spirit Airlines Announcement?

Buying Allegiant!

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by wnflyguy
Thu May 10, 2018 4:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who will fill LGB 12 open slots in September?
Replies: 145
Views: 14508

Re: Who will fill LGB 12 open slots in September?

https://lbpost.com/news/long-beach-airp ... rovements/


Thanks for the link!
Hopefully we will hear who get the vacated slots soon.

Flyguy
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cynlb wrote:
Long Beach Airport Set For Overhaul After Council Approves $58.8 Million In Improvements-

https://lbpost.com/news/long-beach-airp ... rovements/


Thanks for the link!
Hopefully we will hear who get the vacated slots soon.

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Thu May 10, 2018 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Southwest entry into Hawaii speed up merger discussions of HA with B6
Replies: 72
Views: 7474

Re: Will Southwest entry into Hawaii speed up merger discussions of HA with B6

usxguy wrote:
why does everyone seem to think WN is going to do very well to Hawai'i??

No difference than the reasons why the haters think they will fail!

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Mon May 07, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When will WN begin to retire the 73G?
Replies: 46
Views: 4545

Re: When will WN begin to retire the 73G?

WN just increased is MAX8 orders by 40 aircraft 5 due this year by November. 30 of the new 40 additional aircraft will start the retirement process of the 737-700 in January 2019.

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Mon May 07, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN leases slots from AS at LGA/DCA
Replies: 136
Views: 12799

Re: WN leases slots from AS at LGA/DCA

The 4 DCA Slot times are spread out quite a bit. So WN current gate situation has enough openings throughout the day to add these flights. As for LGA sounds like AA will swap it's only gate on the WN concourse for the VX gate.

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Sun May 06, 2018 1:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who will fill LGB 12 open slots in September?
Replies: 145
Views: 14508

Re: Who will fill LGB 12 open slots in September?

According to sources LGB should be awarding the 11 vacant slots sometime next week.

Last rumors
Only WN,DL and F9 seeking slots.

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Sat May 05, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Finally Announces Intentions to Serve Hawaii
Replies: 452
Views: 56930

Re: Southwest Finally Announces Intentions to Serve Hawaii

This is what I assumed but it still seems strange that the Bay Areas fares are much lower but SFO is also a premium market. AS and HA really compete in the Bay Area but LAX-HI is mainly legacy’s + HA. AS didn’t fly LAX-HI until after the VX merger and supposedly they aren’t doing great on LAX-HI ro...

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by wnflyguy
Sat May 05, 2018 4:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Finally Announces Intentions to Serve Hawaii
Replies: 452
Views: 56930

Re: Southwest Finally Announces Intentions to Serve Hawaii

SFO Bay Area-Hawaii has 3 carries operating it and often has very reasonable fares to Hawaii, yet LAX-Hawaii will have 6 carriers on it this summer and fares are often much higher. I know LAX is considered a “premium market” but I wonder why the fares are so much higher from LAX? I’m sure someone w...

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by wnflyguy
Wed May 02, 2018 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who will fill LGB 12 open slots in September?
Replies: 145
Views: 14508

JRe: Who will fill LGB 12 open slots in September?

Wasn’t F9 service to DEN from LGB short lived and already done previously with A318 service? Yes that was the old F9. With the ULCC F9 I think this time around They wouldn't concentrate everything to DEN. Look at ISP they came In and threw darts at a lot of markets. I expect them to do something si...

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by wnflyguy
Wed May 02, 2018 2:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who will fill LGB 12 open slots in September?
Replies: 145
Views: 14508

Re: Who will fill LGB 12 open slots in September?

Midweek update.
Frontier/F9 now interested in LGB again.
This will give them automatically 2 slots with a chance for more in the lottery system.

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Sat Apr 28, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who will fill LGB 12 open slots in September?
Replies: 145
Views: 14508

Re: Who will fill LGB 12 open slots in September?

Well officially as of now only DL and WN have expressed interest In the available slots. Hawaiian is passing on the opportunity. With no outside airlines wanting into LGB. It should make it quick and easy for the airport officials to fill those slots up between DL & WN. My predictions. Going off...

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by wnflyguy
Sat Apr 28, 2018 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 182
Views: 16660

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread 2018

Would the new ULCC Frontier model work at LGB?

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Fri Apr 27, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who will fill LGB 12 open slots in September?
Replies: 145
Views: 14508

Re: Who will fill LGB 12 open slots in September?

I think all carriers will soon realize what B6 realized relatively quick, Especially WN if they do infect get all slots. They will realize there just isn't enough demand at LGB for all 12 slots to be used, maybe 6-8 but definitely not all 12. Hypothetically if Only DL and WN request slots. DL getti...

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by wnflyguy
Thu Apr 26, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who will fill LGB 12 open slots in September?
Replies: 145
Views: 14508

Re: Who will fill LGB 12 open slots in September?

Comment from Gary Kelly. "We have been hobbled by not being able to have more access to Long Beach so [B6 cutting] is welcome news." https://twitter.com/WandrMe/status/989556509213384704 Southwest has it's annual shareholders meeting in a few weeks, I'd look out for some kind of announcem...

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by wnflyguy
Thu Apr 26, 2018 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who will fill LGB 12 open slots in September?
Replies: 145
Views: 14508

Re: Who will fill LGB 12 open slots in September?

AlaskaAir and Spirit both interested in LGB available slots.

Losing some JetBlue may be a better gain for the LGB traveling public.

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Wed Apr 25, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who will fill LGB 12 open slots in September?
Replies: 145
Views: 14508

Who will fill LGB 12 open slots in September?

Thanks to B6 reallocation of its West Coast operations it has advised LGB it's permanently returning 12 slots affect September 5th 2018. Question now besides WN who's already stated in the past it will take any available slots at LGB. Who else will request slots? I can see Hawaiian wanting 2 additio...

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by wnflyguy
Wed Apr 25, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue to announce new destinations today 4/25
Replies: 133
Views: 18043

Re: JetBlue to announce new destinations today 4/25

but here’s a little secret...WN doesnt want 40 flights a day from LGB either. LGB is currently a contracted station for WN. There's a ground ops contractual percentage/language threshold which would require LGB to become a full service WN station below and above wing. WN would have to factor these ...

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by wnflyguy
Wed Apr 25, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue to announce new destinations today 4/25
Replies: 133
Views: 18043

Re: JetBlue to announce new destinations today 4/25

Reading the press telegram.com sounds like 12 slots returned. WN could easily add 12 more slots. Going back to the 80's for the LGB land grab. The airport awarded every new entry and current airlines 2 slots each. That gives 6 bundles of 2 each. But given the history of failures at LGB I don't see e...

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