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by FA9295
Wed Aug 15, 2018 6:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State Air Service Discussion 2018
Replies: 248
Views: 18923

Re: Washington State Air Service Discussion 2018

Over the last four to five years of traveling through SEA, I am truly amazed at the volume of traffic that goes through that airport today. Queues can be quite a pain sometimes, but it's just cool to see such a crowded airport. It's kind of fun to watch! I agree. SEA is definitely one of the fastes...

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by FA9295
Wed Aug 15, 2018 5:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington State Air Service Discussion 2018
Replies: 248
Views: 18923

Re: Washington State Air Service Discussion 2018

Oh interesting, I was checking the wrong days I guess (I was trying to book for a Friday which they operate in the summer). But I don't see anything on Wed, Monday and Saturday work fine. Reduced to 2 weekly? I am still finding it on Wednesday. It's still 3x weekly, no change. I noticed on Google F...

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by FA9295
Tue Aug 14, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: If Beirut-US flights return, which cities could gain service?
Replies: 56
Views: 4394

Re: If Beirut-US flights return, which cities could gain service?

Maybe a less than daily flight to JFK...? Other than that, I don't think anything else could successfully work right now...

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by FA9295
Tue Aug 14, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia route expansion?
Replies: 75
Views: 5799

Re: Philadelphia route expansion?

Convert PHL-PDX to year-round/daily service. Not sure why it's still seasonal. Both AS and AA have had great LF's on that route...

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by FA9295
Tue Aug 14, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A321XLR: Seattle-Asia?
Replies: 37
Views: 5879

Re: A321XLR: Seattle-Asia?

I'm sure it's possible, but there would be lots of weight restrictions, making the yields absolutely terrible.

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by FA9295
Tue Aug 14, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SY adds BNA.
Replies: 26
Views: 2467

Re: SY adds BNA.

ScottB wrote:
BTVB6Flyer wrote:
Sun Country service in Nashville:


At least passengers will be able to book a ticket on WN when SY strands them due to "end-of-season."

:lol: :rotfl:

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by FA9295
Tue Aug 14, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 906
Views: 72405

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

HA25 PDX-HNL was delayed for almost 17 hours yesterday; left PDX at 1:35 AM: https://www.google.com/search?q=Hawaiian+Airlines+25&rlz=1C1CHBF_enUS761US761&oq=Hawaiian+Airlines+25&aqs=chrome..69i57j69i61&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8 Ouch! Definitely not a good way to start off a Hawai...

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by FA9295
Sun Aug 12, 2018 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Aer Lingus leasing Omni Air Int'l aircraft?
Replies: 6
Views: 1776

Is Aer Lingus leasing Omni Air Int'l aircraft?

Per FlightAware: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N828AX N828AX has been flying some Aer Lingus flights to/from DUB (Dublin, Ireland) including their DUB-DFW and DUB-BOS routes. Does anyone know how long they've been leasing these aircraft for? FlightAware says that N828AX is an A330, but it's ac...

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by FA9295
Sun Aug 12, 2018 9:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 1021 SYR-MCO
Replies: 26
Views: 2219

Re: F9 1021 SYR-MCO

Heh... that's not a good way to start off an inaugural flight!

My guess would be thunderstorms in the area got the flight cancelled. But then again, most flights just end up getting delayed until the storm is over, so who knows...

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by FA9295
Sun Aug 12, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 906
Views: 72405

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

OAG 8/12/2018:

AA DFW-PDX JAN 5>4[3] FEB 5>4[3]
DL PDX-SEA JAN 6>7[6] FEB 6>7[6]
F9 DEN-PDX NOV 0.8>1.6[1.6] DEC 0>1.4[1.0] JAN 0>1.4[1.0] FEB 0>0.7[1.0]

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by FA9295
Sun Aug 12, 2018 5:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Retro Liveries
Replies: 8
Views: 1021

Re: Alaska Retro Liveries

It could happen. Although, I don't know why they would want to re-paint any of their older regional aircraft if they're already going to get retired soon...

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by FA9295
Sun Aug 12, 2018 4:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Clarification on KLM service to Boston in 2019
Replies: 17
Views: 2779

Re: Clarification on KLM service to Boston in 2019

BenflysDTW wrote:
I would also like to see a few flights a week to SEA on KL metal.

I could see that happening in the future. If KL can serve SLC, then they could probably serve SEA as well (granted, DL already has more AMS flights out of SEA than SLC does).

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by FA9295
Sun Aug 12, 2018 4:10 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Should Airport employees have mental evaluations before starting work?
Replies: 64
Views: 3060

Re: Should Airport employees have mental evaluations before starting work?

santi319 wrote:
Its funny how Americans will push mental evaluations on mechanics due to a once in a lifetime incident, but completely ignore Gun regulations.... its so interesting to me the way that works... cant make this up

:checkmark: ^^^THIS^^^

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by FA9295
Sun Aug 12, 2018 3:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help me understand this FlightAware entry
Replies: 5
Views: 1159

Re: Help me understand this FlightAware entry

Cubsrule wrote:
alasizon wrote:
Flightaware is the least accurate of all sites.


That depends on the part of the world in question. It’s accurate to the minute in the States.

Even in the states, FlightAware can sometimes be a bit off. Flightradar24 is the best resource IMO.

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by FA9295
Fri Aug 10, 2018 4:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The UA MAX 9 and OGG and SNA
Replies: 11
Views: 3088

Re: The UA MAX 9 and OGG and SNA

It's going to start flying to OGG in the next few months, so I'd say yes, the 7M9 is capable of flying there. As for SNA, I doubt it, but you never know. Right now, UA's 7M9s are primarily on routes to/from IAH as well as SFO/LAX to Hawaii. I think there's a good possibility that at least one of UA...

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by FA9295
Thu Aug 09, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: ViaAir strands passengers, denies compensation
Replies: 36
Views: 3848

Re: ViaAir strands passengers, denies compensation

All of their scheduled service is on the ERJ-145's. Is the rest charter? Yes, the EMB-120's and Citations are only used for charters. However, I rarely see them even flying anymore. I think they started having trouble getting parts for the EMB-120's (I think the freight operators out west snatch th...

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by FA9295
Thu Aug 09, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: ViaAir strands passengers, denies compensation
Replies: 36
Views: 3848

Re: ViaAir strands passengers, denies compensation

Can someone provide a synopsis of ViaAir? I've never heard of them....and those fliers probably wished they never had either. They're kind of similar to OneJet (if you've heard of them). As others have already said, the DOT will give the airline a huge fine for that... Does anyone know if SY receiv...

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by FA9295
Thu Aug 09, 2018 4:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TATL Announcements for 2019
Replies: 190
Views: 25263

Re: TATL Announcements for 2019

PDXPOL wrote:
I also believe you will see Paris, via Air France.

I think DL would be more likely to launch PDX-CDG than AF.

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by FA9295
Thu Aug 09, 2018 4:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 2866 headed back to SEA. Anyone know why?
Replies: 6
Views: 2039

Re: DL 2866 headed back to SEA. Anyone know why?

My guess would be for a technical reason, although this early it's hard to know why.... unless you're a passenger on that flight of course... :D

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by FA9295
Thu Aug 09, 2018 4:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 906
Views: 72405

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

PDX757 wrote:
Just caught glimpse of a landing Canadian Air Force A310 from my work. Any ideas who’s coming to town?

Were you able to catch the aircraft's registration by chance? If so, you can always just search that up on flightaware...

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by FA9295
Thu Aug 09, 2018 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?--2018
Replies: 221
Views: 15918

Re: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?--2018

Still waiting on PDX...? C'mon AS... Although, they just added a second SEA flight (red-eye SEA departure, early morning TPA departure) so that's probably not going to happen for quite awhile now...

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by FA9295
Thu Aug 09, 2018 3:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another carrier resuming TPE - this time, BI - who next?
Replies: 12
Views: 1958

Re: Another carrier resuming TPE - this time, BI - who next?

I wouldn't be too surprised to see QF run an A330 on SYD-TPE.

Also maybe Qatar to DOH...?

Ethiopian to ADD (maybe with a stop at a different airport)...?

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by FA9295
Wed Aug 08, 2018 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TATL Announcements for 2019
Replies: 190
Views: 25263

Re: TATL Announcements for 2019

I'm surprised at no BA PDX-LHR. Why? (1) PDX-LHR is in no way a particularly large LON market, (2) it already has a full-service airline offering the LHR route nonstop, and (3) Portland also has multiple other European nonstops which would compete against it for connections. It's not to say that BA...

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by FA9295
Wed Aug 08, 2018 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue doesn't fly LAX-SFO?
Replies: 36
Views: 5637

Re: JetBlue doesn't fly LAX-SFO?

I was sure they flew from LAX, but apparently only from LGB. A majority of the airplanes we fly into LAX are Mint configured A321's, so there's no way to make that profitable. And LGB-SFO is or will be dramatically reduced. I wish JetBlue could make it work on the west coast, but they're perfectly ...

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by FA9295
Wed Aug 08, 2018 12:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 429
Views: 45274

Re: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018

https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/flights/2018/08/07/southwest-airlines-has-no-plans-service-palm-springs-airport/927600002/ This article was released today, saying that Southwest will not be serving PSP anytime soon. I swear there's been threads popping up left and right about people wondering ...

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by FA9295
Tue Aug 07, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 429
Views: 45274

Re: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018

Any plans for additional service to PDX. I flew into my new home airport Sunday night. Place was crazy busy at 12:30AM. Seems PDX has a lot of redeye departures, as well as a lot of flights that come in at the same hour. Saw a few 800's at the gates, including the one I was on. I realize it is prob...

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by FA9295
Tue Aug 07, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Anyone ever flown rare types?
Replies: 103
Views: 2590

Re: Anyone ever flown rare types?

How about the MD90? Sure it’s still operated by DL but there were only 116 ever built. Flew one SLC-PDX in the mid 2000s, just like an MD80 series but MUCH quieter! Bae 146? Also not many built, 387 in all (including RJ85/100) Flew one ORD-ATW-ORD in the early 2000s. Sat right at the wing, the high...

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by FA9295
Tue Aug 07, 2018 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 906
Views: 72405

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

lhpdx wrote:
On September 15, 2018 Alaska is discontinuing it's PDX-Sun Valley, ID market....

No surprise here. This route was started on federal grants, so the money must have ran out... (similar to the SJC-EUG situation).

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by FA9295
Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 906
Views: 72405

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

On a separate note, AS recently updated their summer schedule, and ATL, BWI, MKE, OMA and PHL are all set to resume on June 5, 2019.

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by FA9295
Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 906
Views: 72405

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

lhpdx wrote:
PDX757 wrote:
I thought QX had a lot more Pdx-sea



AS PDX-SEA NOV 25>21[23] DEC 25>20[22] JAN 26>25[24] It does...This is the corrected posting......

Sorry about that! I must have posted something from a different route by accident...

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by FA9295
Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAX Non Stop West Coast Service
Replies: 37
Views: 3957

Re: JAX Non Stop West Coast Service

I wouldn't be surprised to see an ULCC, such as Frontier pick up the service one day. They will start LAS pretty soon. JAX-LAS will be a leisure market. Leisure travelers may tolerate low frequency. LAX business travelers wouldn't be well served by a 1x daily, 3x weekly Frontier flight. They'll con...

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by FA9295
Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does MSN serve SEA and SFO but not LAX?
Replies: 13
Views: 1763

Re: Why does MSN serve SEA and SFO but not LAX?

Since when Does MSN have flights to SEA...? And EUG does have daily service to LAX on AA.

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by FA9295
Mon Aug 06, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Time for AA to monetize JFK slots and Terminal space?
Replies: 86
Views: 9986

Re: Time for AA to monetize JFK slots and Terminal space?

JFK-SEA/LAS/SAN are all not doing well at all.

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by FA9295
Mon Aug 06, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAX Non Stop West Coast Service
Replies: 37
Views: 3957

Re: JAX Non Stop West Coast Service

I wouldn't be surprised to see an ULCC, such as Frontier pick up the service one day. They will start LAS pretty soon.

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by FA9295
Sun Aug 05, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 906
Views: 72405

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

Quite a bit of activity this week! OAG 8/5/2018: AA CLT-PDX NOV 1.8>1.3[1.6] AA LAX-PDX NOV 3>4[3] AA ORD-PDX NOV 2>1.8[1.2] AS PDX-FAT NOV 1.0>1.9[1.0] DEC 1.0>1.9[1.0] AS PDX-LIH MAR 0.7>1.0[0.9] APR 0.6>1.0[1.0] MAY 0.6>1.0[0.6] AS PDX-MSO NOV 1.0>1.4[0.9] DEC 1.0>1.5[0.5] AS PDX-RNO NOV 2>3[2] D...

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by FA9295
Sun Aug 05, 2018 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 906
Views: 72405

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

Something odd to note. AS has been using a 321neo rather often on AS1809 sfo-pdx. Kinda interesting that their using a 321neo on short flights and not cross country flights to the east coast. I've seen the A321neo on SEA-PDX-SEA routing recently. I assume that they're operating their 321s on shorte...

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by FA9295
Sat Aug 04, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 906
Views: 72405

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

It looks like AS is cutting SFO-IND in September. Not surprised since I've been hearing that the LF % was fairly poor on that route. IDK if that means anything positive or negative for a possible PDX-IND route in the near future...

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by FA9295
Sat Aug 04, 2018 4:23 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Everyone has a "currently flying" retro jet with the exception of Delta.
Replies: 28
Views: 1770

Re: Everyone has a "currently flying" retro jet with the exception of Delta.

I think Delta did end up keeping a couple aircraft with the "Northwest Airlines" livery for quite awhile...

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by FA9295
Fri Aug 03, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 906
Views: 72405

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

BNA has up to 4 flights a day to SEA. PDX should be able to have at least 1... I would clearly include Nashville with the geographic group I highlighted previously...the lack of that non-stop from PDX still confounds me. Unless I’m confused, hasn’t Alaska done seasonal nonstop to BNA in the past or...

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by FA9295
Fri Aug 03, 2018 6:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: US3 and bag fees
Replies: 10
Views: 1093

Re: US3 and bag fees

https://traveltips.usatoday.com/airline ... 61226.html

WN has 2 free checked bags
B6 has 1 free checked bag
AS has a $25 fee for the first bag as well.
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AA, DL, and UA all have a $25 fee for the first checked bag:

https://traveltips.usatoday.com/airline ... 61226.html

WN has 2 free checked bags
B6 has 1 free checked bag
AS has a $25 fee for the first bag as well.

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by FA9295
Fri Aug 03, 2018 12:39 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports with funny names
Replies: 24
Views: 1737

Re: Airports with funny names

Eppley Airfield (Omaha, Nebraska - OMA)

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by FA9295
Thu Aug 02, 2018 4:47 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Pax Traffic Stats for Top Airports Worldwide in H1 2018: DEL breaking into Top 10, LAX overtaking HND
Replies: 36
Views: 5051

Re: Pax Traffic Stats for Top Airports Worldwide in H1 2018: DEL breaking into Top 10, LAX overtaking HND

Where is Atlanta and why are there so many passengers? Is it due to the lack of altenrative airfields over there vs. other more populous states / cities? A very large portion of the passengers travelling through the airports listed above are connecting to other destinations all around the world fro...

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by FA9295
Wed Aug 01, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL to Launch new (Long-haul) LCC by 2020
Replies: 44
Views: 4417

Re: JAL May Launch new (Long-haul) LCC by 2020

Just another step toward the long-haul LCC establishment: http://press.jal.co.jp/en/release/201807/004823.html http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/jal-forms-corporate-entity-new-subsidiary-carrier JAL officially form the corporate entity for the new carrier. Interimly called "T.B.L. Co. Ltd...

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by FA9295
Wed Aug 01, 2018 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Article:US3 Nothing Beats Hub-Hub flying and New York Flying
Replies: 25
Views: 4227

Re: Article:US3 Nothing Beats Hub-Hub flying and New York Flying

UA makes $457 million on SFO-EWR, WOW! No wonder they're flying three daily 777s on the route. Is that the most profitable in the US? There was a thread on here not too long ago that mentioned that AA's JFK-LAX route was the first billion dollar route in the U.S. Edit: my mistake. That was actually...

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by FA9295
Wed Aug 01, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 906
Views: 72405

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2018

BNA has up to 4 flights a day to SEA. PDX should be able to have at least 1...

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by FA9295
Wed Aug 01, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chances of WN Returning to EYW
Replies: 10
Views: 1058

Re: Chances of WN Returning to EYW

To destinations other than Florida, I could see 1x weekly (probably Saturday) to MDW and DAL. Not sure you would see flights outside of Florida or the Southeast on WN. The furthest I could probably see them being able to fly is BNA. MDW and DAL are prominent focus cities for WN. BNA is not (as far ...

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