Has anyone looked at FR24? Their decent appeared very controlled and not erratic, as some passengers/media seem to be stating. You have to remember that most passenger have never experienced an decompression induced emergency descent. To them it might very well look like the plane is in a dive. I a...Jump to post
Perhaps one obtuse poster got booted from his cush union position at NW and went to SY... to make excuses for them...that would explain a lot... ...just speculating... ;) And the arrogance of some posters is a clear example of why the combined DL/NW FA group chose not to be unionized. Any updates o...Jump to post
WN has been able to fly beyond the WA restrictions, on DAL-MSP, for how long now? And they still haven’t made it a yet-round route. Something tells me there is a reason for that. Your analysis is nice, jplatts, but if WN won’t sustain LAS-MSP, I just can’t see them with much for DAL-MSP yet. Southw...Jump to post
WN has been able to fly beyond the WA restrictions, on DAL-MSP, for how long now? And they still haven’t made it a yet-round route. Something tells me there is a reason for that. Your analysis is nice, jplatts, but if WN won’t sustain LAS-MSP, I just can’t see them with much for DAL-MSP yet.Jump to post
SDF/CMH-HOU starts in Oct....finally!!! Other adds here: https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/flights/todayinthesky/2018/03/08/southwest-airlines-adds-5-non-stop-routes-grows-phoenix/407246002/ While WN did add SDF-HOU nonstop service, WN is unlikely to add SDF-DAL nonstop service anytime soon. Th...Jump to post
mtnwest1979 wrote:I am somewhat amazed that there is no DAL-MSP n/s yet though.
How is SY handling aircraft/crew rotations? With the old model bring MSP (and somewhat DFW) centric, crews and planes were used on turns and day trip missions. Outstation RONs on scheduled trips were rare so hotel, per diem and ground handling costs were minimized. Is this still the case? SY has 27...Jump to post
I don't believe they listed everything seasonal that starts up on 3/10.Jump to post
flydulles wrote:Wow next schedule release not till 31 may goes through January 6 that seems like a long gap ... to me.
MSP picks up an additional MDW segment (8 daily) vs the prior schedule extension. 26 flights to 9 cities. Nothing new!Jump to post
Probably something for March madnessJump to post
Probably May timeframe.Jump to post
Correct. However, they are really only extending from Oct 1st through Nov 3rd. With that small of a window, not much "new" is expected. Maybe some frequency and possible seasonal route changes.
Anyone want to share any rumored routes?
Here's my predictions. If they go the competition route: IND-PHL (long-shot) Doubtful. WN at PHL has retrenched to Florida and major WN markets (DAL, PHX, MDW, DEN, STL, BNA) Sounds like MSP, even though WN is not really reducing anything at MSP (other than MKE back in Nov), they are not quickly ad...Jump to post
SYR-DEN. Syracuse offered $400,000 as part of the small communities air service initiative to any airline that will offer non-stop service to Denver. Long shot, but one can hope[/quote Supposedly the demand is there. The authority needs to go after Southwest. WN would definitely make sense. Maybe t...Jump to post
http://www.newsobserver.com/news/business/article199041889.html "Denver-based Frontier says it will add flights from RDU to Buffalo, Houston, Milwaukee, New Orleans, San Antonio and San Juan, Puerto. The nonstops to Buffalo, San Antonio and San Juan will be the only ones from RDU, and bring the...Jump to post
Where is United going to park the 2 777s at MSP? Pretty sure, all of their gates can fit a 757 at the max. Will they rent some intl. gates from Delta that night. MSP is one of UA's primary ORD diversion cities so E-10 can take anything up to and including a 747. The 777's will not be at the termina...Jump to post
So far I see the following: WN 1x BOS-MSP DL has added or upguaged and will be flying 10x BOS-MSP, and 8x PHL-MSP AA added1x BOS-MSP. It's sold out and all but one of the (only?) 3 PHL-MSP are sold out UA adds 1x PHL-MSP and 1x BOS-MSP they've also added a 777 EWR-MSP All I can find for now WN also...Jump to post
MSP appears weak *NK MSP-MSY MAR 0.6>0.2 APR 0.6>0.4 *NK MSP-PHL MAY 1.0>0 JUN 1.0>0 JUL 1.0>0 AUG 1.0>0 Ehh, I don't know if I'd call MSP weak. They're taking one weekly frequency away from MSP-MSY and cutting PHL, however they're adding MYR three times a week and SEA daily. So they're still up in...Jump to post
https://www.prnewswire.com/news-release ... 74029.html
Begins 2018. MSP-HNL is one-stop direct via LAX.
flyiguy wrote:Would this be an interest of Southwest? Take possession of their 737 fleet, aquire their gate and slots from DCA.
"headquarters will stay in Minnesota and Jude Bricker will remain president and chief executive."
http://m.startribune.com/sun-country-ai ... 464144973/
https://globenewswire.com/news-release/ ... rvice.html
DL non-stop from MSP is over $1,000 RT. I would guess plenty would get in line for a 1-stop if WN had it priced lower.
OAK is a great first choice for WN out of MSP because it is not currently served non-stop by any other airline. Granted, you can fly to any other airport in the bay area.
FWIW - Next announcement. We expect Southwest to announce the specifics of their Hawaii flights shortly, perhaps as early as next month! Cities served may include Oakland, Los Angeles, San Jose, San Diego, Las Vegas, and Phoenix. Service on the first of these routes may begin in summer 2018, or it ...Jump to post
I recall a time where a family member was flying MSP-AMS on a NW A333. Toilet issue over Hudson Bay; divert to DTW.Jump to post
SY DFW-MSP MAY 0.9>0.2
Curious about this one. Is it normally this light in May? June/July are 4x weekly. August cuts out completely.