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by FLYKTPA
Sat Dec 09, 2017 3:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT launches Cuba route case - reallocate F9 & NK frequencies
Replies: 77
Views: 12299

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

[quote="LAXintl"]Updated applications are in: AA - 16 weekly MIA-HAV (2 daily + 2 additional Saturday flights) B6 - 6 weekly FLL-HAV, 1 weekly BOS-HAV, 7 weekly TPA-HAV, 7 weekly JFK-HAV, 7 weekly EWR-HAV DL - 7 weekly MIA-HAV WN - 7 weekly FLL-HAV UA(Mesa) - 6 weekly IAH-HAV =[/quote So h...

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by FLYKTPA
Sat Dec 09, 2017 1:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On At RDU - Part 1
Replies: 438
Views: 46787

Re: What's Going On At RDU - Part 1

So, been kinda low key here so I thought I would post RDUs wish list for domestic and international and see how you all gauge the possibility. I will first state that I think some of them are pretty low possibilities, but.. it will be interesting to see what the arm chair CEOs think. So, here we go...

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by FLYKTPA
Fri Dec 08, 2017 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What’s next for Silver Airways?
Replies: 43
Views: 6067

Re: What’s next for Silver Airways?

From TPA, could maybe open door for more Caribbean, maybe like Jamaica, Cancun or Turks and Caicos. Domestically, from TPA, I think SAV, CHS, ASH and GSP would do best. Could Silver’s new aircraft actually fly TPA-MBJ? That would be awesome. I plugged in the ATR-600 range on Great Circle Mapper and...

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by FLYKTPA
Thu Dec 07, 2017 11:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What’s next for Silver Airways?
Replies: 43
Views: 6067

Re: What’s next for Silver Airways?

BTVB6Flyer wrote:
From TPA, could maybe open door for more Caribbean, maybe like Jamaica, Cancun or Turks and Caicos.

Domestically, from TPA, I think SAV, CHS, ASH and GSP would do best.

Could Silver’s new aircraft actually fly TPA-MBJ? That would be awesome.

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by FLYKTPA
Thu Dec 07, 2017 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What’s next for Silver Airways?
Replies: 43
Views: 6067

Re: What’s next for Silver Airways?

I’ve heard about them potentially doing a Asheville-Tampa flight. If this is true I assume they would add Asheville- MCO as well.

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by FLYKTPA
Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?
Replies: 365
Views: 32291

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

I can't seem to find the #TPA2SFO Facebook page a portion of us conversed with TPA about routes. Anyways, with NK doing LAS and LAX, I wonder what's next for West Coast. Obviously, PDX is only a matter of time for AS, but OAK/SJC, secondary SFO, maybe SMF? 2nd carrier on SEA? I plan on meeting with...

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by FLYKTPA
Thu Dec 07, 2017 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?
Replies: 365
Views: 32291

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

I can't seem to find the #TPA2SFO Facebook page a portion of us conversed with TPA about routes. Anyways, with NK doing LAS and LAX, I wonder what's next for West Coast. Obviously, PDX is only a matter of time for AS, but OAK/SJC, secondary SFO, maybe SMF? 2nd carrier on SEA? I plan on meeting with...

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by FLYKTPA
Wed Dec 06, 2017 12:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Thread #2
Replies: 33
Views: 1948

Re: West Coast Florida Thread #2

Good Evening! I don't know if anyone else caught it, maybe in a previous thread for TPA specifically, but it was just announced I think last week that Copa (CM) will be going daily effective 7/17/18 as a early afternoon turn. I think the aircraft will stay a 73G while subbing to a 738 at times. Mor...

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by FLYKTPA
Tue Dec 05, 2017 12:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta gates at airports for expansion
Replies: 136
Views: 21495

Re: Delta gates at airports for expansion

Capn wrote:
Can posters from the following cities tell us how many gates DELTA in them ?
PDX
LAS
MCI
SAT
CLE
PHL
TPA
IAD
PIT
IAH
DFW

Thanks in advance

DL uses about 9 gates at TPA. Some only see a few flights per day.

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by FLYKTPA
Sat Dec 02, 2017 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2017 (3rd)
Replies: 65
Views: 3689

Re: Central American Aviation Thread - 2017 (3rd)

SJOtoLIR wrote:
Volaris Costa Rica is planning three new routes in 2018:

Q6 SJO-MIA
Q6 SJO-LAX
Q6 SJO-NYC

Regards.

Awesome routes! What other US routes do you think they are planning?

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by FLYKTPA
Thu Nov 30, 2017 4:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Over the Cane Season. Jamaican Thread #60.
Replies: 102
Views: 6622

Re: Over the Cane Season. Jamaican Thread #60.

Spirit Airlines has announced daily BWI_MBJ services starting Mar2018. Didn't see that one coming, but they should do well on it I suppose. I still think WN will have the edge over them with their 2 free bags. However NK has their loyal fan base as well & the nice mix of leisure/VFR should bode...

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by FLYKTPA
Wed Nov 29, 2017 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Largest US-MEX Markets w/o Nonstop Service
Replies: 37
Views: 5007

Re: Largest US-MEX Markets w/o Nonstop Service

How come you don't include SNA on that list? You don't have CLT or SMF on the list either, even though they would be at the top of the list too. SJC comes in surprisingly low. However, I wonder if that number is skewed due to bleed to SFO. If there were an SJC-MEX flight, would it attract many more...

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by FLYKTPA
Wed Nov 29, 2017 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca applying for the Bogota - Chicago route
Replies: 43
Views: 4713

Re: Avianca applying for the Bogota - Chicago route

AV is rumoured to start a LIM-MCO non-stop service next year. LATAM is the only airline that is interested in launching a direct link between its LIM hub and ORD. LIM-SFO is also poised to return in 2018. Do you know of any other rumored BOG- US routes? ATL and LAS Those both seem like good opportu...

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by FLYKTPA
Wed Nov 29, 2017 12:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Providence to get a new international carrier
Replies: 7
Views: 1260

Re: Providence to get a new international carrier

It’s Air Canada

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by FLYKTPA
Wed Nov 29, 2017 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Largest US-MEX Markets w/o Nonstop Service
Replies: 37
Views: 5007

Re: Largest US-MEX Markets w/o Nonstop Service

Mexico City is merely one market. There are many other city pairs from other large Mexican cities such as Guadalajara that have higher traffic volumes from US gateways that don't have service either. In many cases demand to the US is higher from GDL than MEX particularly in ethnic heavy city pairs....

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by FLYKTPA
Wed Nov 29, 2017 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Largest US-MEX Markets w/o Nonstop Service
Replies: 37
Views: 5007

Re: Largest US-MEX Markets w/o Nonstop Service

TPA has the benefit of being a tourist destination, much more so than say PHL or BWI. So TPA while low, IMO is underrated in terms of opportunity. MCO being at 200kish, shows how induced demand plays into a route that is established versus one that isn't, but has potential and similar market simila...

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by FLYKTPA
Wed Nov 29, 2017 2:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Largest US-MEX Markets w/o Nonstop Service
Replies: 37
Views: 5007

Re: Largest US-MEX Markets w/o Nonstop Service

IMHO MEX-BWI on WN is inevitable. BNA being a dark horse WN candidate but well seved via HOU. I think it's interesting that MSP has been tried (twice I believe) and failed. AM has thrown everything from mainline to jungle jets at MSY and it never took. I could see WN give BWI-MEX a try, I’m just no...

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by FLYKTPA
Wed Nov 29, 2017 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Largest US-MEX Markets w/o Nonstop Service
Replies: 37
Views: 5007

Largest US-MEX Markets w/o Nonstop Service

This link is about the MEX-DEN market, but includes the largest US-MEX markets without nonstop service. I excluded SEA and PDX from the list because AM has announced nonstop service to those makets from MEX and LGA and DCA because of the distance restrictions. http://airlineinfo.com/ostpdf98/926.pdf...

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by FLYKTPA
Wed Nov 29, 2017 12:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca applying for the Bogota - Chicago route
Replies: 43
Views: 4713

Re: Avianca applying for the Bogota - Chicago route

RAGAZZO777 wrote:
AV is rumoured to start a LIM-MCO non-stop service next year. LATAM is the only airline that is interested in launching a direct link between its LIM hub and ORD. LIM-SFO is also poised to return in 2018.

Do you know of any other rumored BOG- US routes?

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by FLYKTPA
Tue Nov 28, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca applying for the Bogota - Chicago route
Replies: 43
Views: 4713

Re: Avianca applying for the Bogota - Chicago route

So what US destination is Avianca expected to add next after ORD?

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by FLYKTPA
Wed Nov 22, 2017 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2017
Replies: 694
Views: 78637

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2017

If Alaska had any brains, they would be flowing a lot more connections through PDX. Yakima, Boise, Montana, even Bellingham. Airport is less constrained, there is less competition and there is room for expansion. That leaves them to price more seats out of SEA for O&D customers as well, which I...

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by FLYKTPA
Sun Nov 19, 2017 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 Aircraft Expansion
Replies: 22
Views: 3866

Re: F9 Aircraft Expansion

Frontier’s Fleet: A319-100 18 A320-200 24 A320neo 13 (167 on order) A321-200 18 (1 on order) A321neo 0 (34 on order) Total Aircraft: 73 (202 on order) Expect the 319s and 320s to retire which reduces the fleet by 42 planes and then maybe half of the 321s as the neos start rolling in. Frontier will ...

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by FLYKTPA
Sun Nov 19, 2017 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus announce Dublin - Seattle
Replies: 110
Views: 15109

Re: Aer Lingus announce Dublin - Seattle

eicvd wrote:
Rumour is they’ve sourced an A330 from QR.

Will this be used to add the SEA flight or for an unannounced new route?

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by FLYKTPA
Sun Nov 19, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future of ISP
Replies: 179
Views: 17393

Re: The Future of ISP

Anyone heard anything lately?!? Apparently service to MYR is to be announced in the next month to start in April-June and go year round. Unknown airline, We are still on the lookout for AA Flights to DCA and CLT Since Frontier and Southwest don't serve MYR, I assume the service will be on either Sp...

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by FLYKTPA
Sat Nov 18, 2017 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 516
Views: 56271

Re: DL Future Expansion

[photoid]s[/photoid] I'm hearing MCO is going to get some stuff like MSY, AUS, LAS, SAT, and MSN as possibilities. Most likely weekend CRJ's to SAT and MSN while AUS and MSY would get daily CRJ's and LAS a 737-800. From where are you hearing this? Chatter amongst one of my friends who works for Delt...

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by FLYKTPA
Fri Nov 17, 2017 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 516
Views: 56271

Re: DL Future Expansion

Last correspondance I had, the person told me this: "Focus cities are underserved cities, that have maybe 5-10 RJ flts to our hubs. We then remove much of the RJs, and add approx 20 point to point flights. Most not thru our hubs. Focus cities need to have serious Fortune 500 business travelers...

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by FLYKTPA
Fri Nov 17, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 516
Views: 56271

Re: DL Future Expansion

Midwestindy posted this interesting bit of info in the DL add IND-CDG thread. He got it from another forum. Speaking about Delta: "This is a result of Network turning their efforts to "focus" cities. These are cities that are underserved and are not a hub for competitors. The model f...

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by FLYKTPA
Fri Nov 17, 2017 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 516
Views: 56271

Re: DL Future Expansion

Midwestindy posted this interesting bit of info in the DL add IND-CDG thread. He got it from another forum. Speaking about Delta: "This is a result of Network turning their efforts to "focus" cities. These are cities that are underserved and are not a hub for competitors. The model f...

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by FLYKTPA
Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 11/17 - China in our hands ...
Replies: 217
Views: 26501

Re: Irish 11/17 - China in our hands ...

They are also looking to feed Alaska which is positive. So an extra 3 frequencies to be distributed for next summer left. CEO was asked about the A350's and wouldn't give a straight answer. If he was as honest about this as OW he wouldn't be repeatedly asked about them. Saying the A330 is a good ai...

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by FLYKTPA
Thu Nov 16, 2017 12:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS starting SEA-PIT
Replies: 60
Views: 7559

Re: AS starting SEA-PIT

I was wondering when AS would finally give SEA-PIT a try! If AS can make places like OMA and TPA work I see no reason why PIT should be any different. I would certainly not be surprised to see quite a bit of capacity reallocated from highly competitive routes inherited from VX to niche routes like ...

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by FLYKTPA
Wed Nov 15, 2017 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major Air Service Announcement for PIT 11/15/17
Replies: 38
Views: 4004

Re: Major Air Service Announcement for PIT 11/15/17

Alaska to SEA or SFO?
Copa to PTY?

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by FLYKTPA
Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New airline to RIC??
Replies: 32
Views: 3093

Re: New airline to RIC??

http://m.nbc12.com/story/36833163/ric-t ... on-tuesday
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The article now includes a link to watch the announcement live: http://m.nbc12.com/story/36833163/ric-t ... on-tuesday

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by FLYKTPA
Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread 2017
Replies: 810
Views: 60309

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread 2017

COSPN wrote:
Nice cake IND has had service to PIE for years .. but guess it saves driving across the bay :)

IND has had service to TPA for years via Southwest.

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by FLYKTPA
Tue Nov 14, 2017 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New airline to RIC??
Replies: 32
Views: 3093

Re: New airline to RIC??

I had heard a rumor a little while back about southern air express growing and I think RIC was a city I heard, not as big of a splash as an F9 or NK but a few regional destinations with then could also be in the mix I hope it’s not Southren air. IMO that’s not something to get very excited about. I...

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by FLYKTPA
Tue Nov 14, 2017 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?
Replies: 365
Views: 32291

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

If LH goes mainline will this create a better connection setup for TPA? It seemed like with nonstop to FRA, TPA should essentially be one stop to the entire world. But whenever I try to use TPA-FRA-somewhere it seems not doable. In terms of what connections the TPA-FRA flight matches up with, it pr...

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by FLYKTPA
Tue Nov 14, 2017 1:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?
Replies: 365
Views: 32291

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

Copa has been doing really well as of late and even during September during Irma, they basically only ones INTL'y to post positive gains. They have been up the upswing for a handful of months now. I would like to see them go daily or at least up frequency, just like I would like to see LH up freque...

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by FLYKTPA
Tue Nov 14, 2017 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New airline to RIC??
Replies: 32
Views: 3093

Re: New airline to RIC??

I’m guessing it’s either F9 or NK. The news article mentions multiple destinations. I assume we will see MCO, TPA, RSW, DEN, LAS, and maybe MIA if it’s Frontier and if it’s Spirit than switch MIA with FLL and drop DEN.

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by FLYKTPA
Mon Nov 13, 2017 1:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?
Replies: 365
Views: 32291

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

User001 wrote:
I think Thomas Cook is back on the backburner, they are having issues sourcing an extra A330 and have returned one of the Air Tanker A330's they were leasing.

That’s too bad. Maybe a Fall 2018 announcement with a summer 2019 start for MAN-TPA?

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by FLYKTPA
Mon Nov 13, 2017 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?
Replies: 365
Views: 32291

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

I’m happy to see Cityline go. I hope it ends up going mainline at the beginning of next summer but I’ll take whatever we can get. I haven’t heard anything about the Norwegian or Thomas Cook rumors for a few months. Hopefully we see an announcement soon.

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by FLYKTPA
Thu Nov 09, 2017 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for Spirit?
Replies: 244
Views: 26049

Re: What's next for Spirit?

“We look forward to bringing more service to Cancun and other international destinations in the months ahead.” https://globenewswire.com/news-release/2017/11/09/1178849/0/en/CANcun-this-Winter-Spirit-Airlines-Begins-New-Nonstop-Service-from-Baltimore-Washington-and-Chicago-to-Cancun.html I wonder wh...

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by FLYKTPA
Wed Nov 08, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 1988
Views: 171673

Re: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017

I'm placing my bets on CMH getting MCO, TPA, RSW, MYR and FLL and most possibly MSY. Could we possibly see more routes get announced besides the CMH and rumored MKE additions? MKE would've been announced in the press release, maybe they aren't getting Spirit today, other than that I think they'll s...

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by FLYKTPA
Wed Nov 08, 2017 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 1988
Views: 171673

Re: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017

flymco753 wrote:
I'm placing my bets on CMH getting MCO, TPA, RSW, MYR and FLL and most possibly MSY.

Could we possibly see more routes get announced besides the CMH and rumored MKE additions?

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by FLYKTPA
Fri Oct 27, 2017 4:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for Spirit?
Replies: 244
Views: 26049

Re: What's next for Spirit?

Since no one seems to be able to access the Tweets posted today, do we know a time frame? Was the tweet announcing an upcoming announcement by Spirit? Tomorrow? Next week? Before the end of the year? I assume the start dates will be in 2018... bb The tweets reference what was said during Spirit’s e...

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by FLYKTPA
Thu Oct 26, 2017 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for Spirit?
Replies: 244
Views: 26049

Re: What's next for Spirit?

“Spirit to add three new destinations in coming year” “Two mid-sized US cities and one international, from FLL” https://mobile.twitter.com/e_russell/status/923628880832 942080 https://mobile.twitter.com/ghimlay/status/923647421900558337 I figure it doesn't say the actual cities in the article but i...

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by FLYKTPA
Thu Oct 26, 2017 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for Spirit?
Replies: 244
Views: 26049

Re: What's next for Spirit?

https://mobile.twitter.com/e_russell/st ... 3628880832
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https://mobile.twitter.com/ghimlay/stat ... 1900558337
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“Spirit to add three new destinations in coming year”
“Two mid-sized US cities and one international, from FLL”
https://mobile.twitter.com/e_russell/st ... 3628880832
942080
https://mobile.twitter.com/ghimlay/stat ... 1900558337

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by FLYKTPA
Thu Oct 12, 2017 3:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Corporate Party in Anaheim on 10/11
Replies: 91
Views: 9264

Re: WN Corporate Party in Anaheim on 10/11

So anyone know what the announcement is?

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by FLYKTPA
Wed Oct 11, 2017 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?
Replies: 365
Views: 32291

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

"Delta reinstates nonstop flights from Tampa to popular mountain destination" According to the article, DL will only suspend the SLC-TPA route for a few weeks in January due to aircraft maintenance. https://www.bizjournals.com/tampabay/news/2017/10/11/delta-reinstates-nonstop-flights-from-...

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by FLYKTPA
Wed Oct 11, 2017 11:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for Spirit?
Replies: 244
Views: 26049

Re: What's next for Spirit?

It’s looks like that they will be getting 6 new aircraft in Q1 2018. I assume a bunch of new routes have yet to be announced. Source: Q2 2017 Earnings Call

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by FLYKTPA
Tue Oct 10, 2017 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for Spirit?
Replies: 244
Views: 26049

Re: What's next for Spirit?

Generally NK extends but doesn't announce in extensions, the last extension is a placeholder basically. Someone told me NK wants to be over 30 departures next summer for DTW, that's easily a daily BDL, SAN and PHX for existing stations. I hope they can finally make DTW-TPA daily during the Summer. ...

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