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by Jshank83
Tue Jul 17, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 636
Views: 51456

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Frontier extended their schedule. Their site is a pain to figure out which routes they change but it looks like DEN goes 2x a day on M/W/Sat starting Dec 22. Also TPA an RSW look to be discontinued. Now we know why Sun Country chose those 2.

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by Jshank83
Tue Jul 17, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 636
Views: 51456

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

I need a break... I have always wanted to try out EAS service from here. Which EAS destination is the best for a quick break? (if any) I love 3E when I get to use them. Try the STL-BRL-STL route. Here is my video from just over a year ago on the BRL-STL run. Had the whole plane to myself. Chose to ...

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by Jshank83
Tue Jul 17, 2018 3:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 636
Views: 51456

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Just starting putting together April Load factors but wanted to put out a few numbers I found for the newer routes. Combined both directions STL-SMF ran at 94.5% STL-SJC ran at 91.5% STL-PBI had a short season but ran at 89.5% for the total March/April (Sat only). STL-CUN ran at 90% for January on W...

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by Jshank83
Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 1001
Views: 96536

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018

Hey everyone. What ever happened with those Copa flights that were in the works a while ago? I am guessing they fell through and never worked out? Didn’t Volaris apply for flights to PIT too? Like around 3-4 years ago? I remember they had planned to but government approval was pending. Volaris appl...

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by Jshank83
Mon Jul 16, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 636
Views: 51456

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

^haha. That was a good one.


I also just was driving by the airport and saw an Aeromexico plane landing. That caught me off guard. I guess some diversions from ORD today.

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by Jshank83
Mon Jul 16, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 636
Views: 51456

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/BOE57A

Also one of the WN Sharkweek planes is on its way to town.

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/SWA676
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I thought it looked like the catfish was out of its hanger on my way to work today. Looks like it took a trip to Cali and Edwards AFB

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/BOE57A

Also one of the WN Sharkweek planes is on its way to town.

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/SWA676

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by Jshank83
Fri Jul 13, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 636
Views: 51456

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

There used to be 11 daily nonstops in each direction between STL and CVG 15 years ago, with 7 of these nonstops on DL and the other 4 on AA. However, many things have changed since then, including AA dehubbing STL, DL significantly downsizing CVG, WN serving more East Coast destinations nonstop fro...

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by Jshank83
Fri Jul 13, 2018 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 636
Views: 51456

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

I will say if DL were to cut STL-CVG that I think then WN hops on it.

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by Jshank83
Fri Jul 13, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 636
Views: 51456

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

I always find this interesting. Noise report for 2nd qtr but it also says how the runways were used and types of planes. The "new" runway is over 10% (11.5%) for about the first time I can remember. https://www.flystl.com/uploads/documents/noise-program/2nd-QUARTER-2018-NOISE-MANAGEMENT-RE...

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by Jshank83
Fri Jul 13, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 636
Views: 51456

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Of interest, the flight from Cincinnati to Denver Southwest adds in August is an 810pm departure, getting into Denver at 9p. Without a doubt it opens up a lot of connection possibilities for the last flights of the day out of DEN to west/mountain area cities. Flights to Chicago run at roughly 730, ...

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by Jshank83
Thu Jul 12, 2018 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 1188
Views: 95778

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

The article titled "Delta to cut flights amid rising jet fuel costs" in the Washington Examiner said that "The airline [Delta Air Lines] will focus its capacity cuts in markets where higher fuel costs cannot be offset with increased ticket costs, Delta president Glen Hauenstein told ...

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by Jshank83
Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 636
Views: 51456

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Tucson and Reno are interesting because those are the exact type of markets WN likes and would potentially look at adding. I should have added this tidbit. Highest PDEW not served. JAX 59 (not counting less than daily on F9) Norfolk, VA 56 Richmond, VA 45 ABQ 39 RNO 34 Tuscon 33 Last adds SMF 81 BD...

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by Jshank83
Thu Jul 12, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 636
Views: 51456

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Imputed PDEW numbers from 4th qtr 2017 so I have all of 2017 now. I already halved everything. Biggest Gainers for 4th qtr YoY by number ATL 49 NYC 44 DEN 42 TPA 41 MIA 39 SAN 35 by % (only airports over 25 passengers per day) CHS 33% CVG 27% RNO 26% TPA 21% BNA 19% AUS 19% Biggest Gainers for TOTAL...

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by Jshank83
Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country adds 5 routes from PDX
Replies: 61
Views: 9551

Re: Sun Country adds 5 routes from PDX

They pretty much just switched STL-PDX to STL-SAN. They cut PDX the end of Nov 2017, SAN started Dec 2017. PDX only came back for a couple months in the spring after that. STL-SEA has had 2x frequency for awhile. It goes down to 1x over the winter at times. I think it was just normal seasonal timin...

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by Jshank83
Wed Jul 11, 2018 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 636
Views: 51456

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

STLflyer wrote:
Also when did we get mainline UA to DEN?


They started in May or June to DEN/SFO/IAH (IAH had 2 a day in June)

2x mainline to ORD starts August 21

All last until Oct 27th then they go back to RJs (unless they edit the schedule between now and then)

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by Jshank83
Wed Jul 11, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country adds 5 routes from PDX
Replies: 61
Views: 9551

Re: Sun Country adds 5 routes from PDX

When PDX-STL ended, SEA got an extra flight to STL. However, at the same time, PDX-SEA gets a large increase in frequencies. They pretty much just switched STL-PDX to STL-SAN. They cut PDX the end of Nov 2017, SAN started Dec 2017. PDX only came back for a couple months in the spring after that. ST...

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by Jshank83
Wed Jul 11, 2018 4:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 636
Views: 51456

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Kind of weird weather at the airport right now. A really small apparently strong cell is right over the airport/on final (and there is hardly any rain anywhere else in town). ATC is talking about micro bursts. A UA flight is diverting to SPI https://flightaware.com/live/flight/UAL1505/history/20180...

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by Jshank83
Tue Jul 10, 2018 11:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 636
Views: 51456

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

stl07 wrote:
On some forum if I recall there was chatter about a new route on F9 during the next expansion coming soon.


JAX starts next month. Or did you mean something else?

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by Jshank83
Tue Jul 10, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus rebrands C-Series to A220
Replies: 217
Views: 31196

Re: Airbus rebrands C-Series to A220

I doubt it really is related but I have some people mention the fact that it was supposed to have a 220% tariff and now it is name the A220 as being interesting.

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by Jshank83
Mon Jul 09, 2018 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HSV Announcement - 7/10
Replies: 36
Views: 4460

Re: HSV Announcement - 7/10

LFT also has a new airline announcement tomorrow. I figure these will be the same airlines so no need for another thread. A new airline will be announcing services to and from Lafayette Regional Airport on Tuesday. A press conference will be held at 10 a.m. to introduce new low-fare flight options t...

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by Jshank83
Mon Jul 09, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 636
Views: 51456

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Kind of weird weather at the airport right now. A really small apparently strong cell is right over the airport/on final (and there is hardly any rain anywhere else in town). ATC is talking about micro bursts. A UA flight is diverting to SPI https://flightaware.com/live/flight/UAL1505/history/201807...

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by Jshank83
Mon Jul 09, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HSV Announcement - 7/10
Replies: 36
Views: 4460

Re: HSV Announcement - 7/10

Sun Country announced STL and MSN on a Tuesday. Not really sure I see this as a Sun Country market but I also don't really know what they are going for either. I don’t feel it’ll be SY. They do odd routings for college charters but they do that through leashes destinations. And HSV is not a leisure...

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by Jshank83
Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HSV Announcement - 7/10
Replies: 36
Views: 4460

Re: HSV Announcement - 7/10

Sun Country announced STL and MSN on a Tuesday. Not really sure I see this as a Sun Country market but I also don't really know what they are going for either.

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by Jshank83
Mon Jul 09, 2018 2:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A month in, how are UA’s summer E-175 “ULR” routes doing?
Replies: 39
Views: 10647

Re: A month in, how are UA’s summer E-175 “ULR” routes doing?

KLMatSJC wrote:
I did SFO-STL-SFO on an ERJ-175 a few years ago. Definitely one of the more comfortable rides I've been on with UA, despite the length of the flight. Albeit, I was in Y+.


I've flown SFO-STL in Y. I really enjoyed it. I would pick to fly that over a mainline Y any day.

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by Jshank83
Mon Jul 09, 2018 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 636
Views: 51456

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

I would assume that even if there is a new customs hall, that the current one in T2 will stay just for WN. I can't see WN wanting to move their Intl flights and I don't see the airport doing anything to rock the WN boat. WN won't have a ton of Intl flights so they could just send people over to take...

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by Jshank83
Sun Jul 08, 2018 4:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest is America's favorite 'value airline' brand
Replies: 75
Views: 5646

Re: Southwest is America's favorite 'value airline' brand

I will say this for the cattle-call boarding, though. It does make lining up to board orderly, versus everyone just crowding the gate area and you have no idea who is getting on and who is just in the way. I 100 percent agree with this. I never really got why people have a problem if Southwest's bo...

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by Jshank83
Sat Jul 07, 2018 4:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 636
Views: 51456

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

The request asks for at least 4 suggestions on where to put it and to assume it will have to service 4 planes simultaneously (with an area for a 5th) and 600 people/hour. Also says at least on of the aircraft will be Group 4 or larger and all 5 will be at least group 3 or larger. Someone I chat wit...

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by Jshank83
Fri Jul 06, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 636
Views: 51456

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

In 2020 or beyond, the highest amount of flights per day (combining rumors and intentions to expand by WN, SY) will probably be 1 F9 to CUN 1 Charter to the Carribean 2-3 WN to the Carribean 2 Sun Country to the Carribean (probably not, but they said its a possibility so I'm listing it) 1 WW 1 BA 1...

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by Jshank83
Fri Jul 06, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - 2018
Replies: 939
Views: 77802

Re: What's Going In CLE - 2018

Iceland numbers for May. Wow Arrivals: 2268 LF=60.6% Departures: 2903 LF=82.5% FI Arrivals: 696 LF=43.5% Departures: 1460 LF=91.3% Load factors based on: Wow. First arrival 5/3; first departure 5/4--so 17 arrivals/16 departures. If all were A321, that's 3740 seats arriving/3520 seats departing. FI....

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by Jshank83
Fri Jul 06, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 636
Views: 51456

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

I saw this on the contract opportunities site and it caught me a little off guard. RFQ for Evaluation of the CBP Facility Location Alternatives at St. Louis Lambert International Airport I didn't think they would be looking to move/add another CBP facility. Another sign pointing to another Intl ann...

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by Jshank83
Fri Jul 06, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 636
Views: 51456

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

A couple random comments. The Swift 767 is landing around 5:30 for any of you around the airports near that time. If the Swift plane had been running on time I was going to go watch it land and see where it unloaded at. Looks like E29 is still used for all International arrivals and they move depar...

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by Jshank83
Fri Jul 06, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 636
Views: 51456

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

I saw this on the contract opportunities site and it caught me a little off guard. RFQ for Evaluation of the CBP Facility Location Alternatives at St. Louis Lambert International Airport I didn't think they would be looking to move/add another CBP facility. Another sign pointing to another Intl anno...

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by Jshank83
Thu Jul 05, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Anchorage Ever Get An Asia Non-Stop?
Replies: 39
Views: 5483

Re: Will Anchorage Ever Get An Asia Non-Stop?

aeropix wrote:
Every time I see one of these "Will XXX Ever happen?" threads, I feel like saying "Yup, yes it will". Ever is a very long time, after all.


Same here. I always wish people would but a time frame on it. 5/10/20 years or something.

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by Jshank83
Thu Jul 05, 2018 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 636
Views: 51456

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Anyone know if the airport is giving SY any subsidies for these flights? I really hope not. Listened to the press conference. No subsidies. They aren't running enough flights for any. Sounds like if they add more flights in the future they could qualify later for some landing fee waivers. From the ...

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by Jshank83
Thu Jul 05, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 636
Views: 51456

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

A couple random comments. I drove by the TSA hanger at the airport and it looks like they must be putting a plane they had stored into service. There have been 4 UA express jets parked behind the hanger for a long time (even in Satellite imagery) and today there were only 3. I am going to double che...

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by Jshank83
Thu Jul 05, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 636
Views: 51456

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

I wasn't really aware of how many 3E and 9K flights we lost. Yeah, they had quite a few flights a day to Cape an Quincy. Comparing total flights with those factored in skews things though. Those are probably 3 or 4 people a flight (although they count double if they connect somewhere else) and anot...

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by Jshank83
Thu Jul 05, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 636
Views: 51456

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

I filled out my full frequency spreadsheet in full for August. I started in August last year so this is my first time I can compare YoY things. Everything discussed will be related to YoY. STL Total weekly flights go from 1661 to 1682 (+21) Southwest +62 United +19 Delta +9 WOW +5 Alaska -2 Frontier...

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by Jshank83
Mon Jul 02, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 1337
Views: 77685

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

I learned that WN paid the airport authority good money to get C13 and C14. BNA sits at 112 daily departures, STL 115, ATL 120. I am pretty sure it is 112 on Sunday only at BNA. mon-fri is more like 101 (at least for June it was 101, August is 102) https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1dBGtdAbIH_...

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by Jshank83
Fri Jun 29, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 636
Views: 51456

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

stlgph wrote:

Phoenix is misspelled btw :)


I always misspell that town! Thanks for letting me know.

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by Jshank83
Fri Jun 29, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 636
Views: 51456

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

^no problem, also in case I haven't made it clear any tab that says incomplete is only updated for WN so far. I go update everyone (including re looking at WN) about a month out. Also, because I spend way to much time on airline/airport stuff, it has been a lot of fun listening to ATC during some of...

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by Jshank83
Fri Jun 29, 2018 1:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Schedule Extension 6/28
Replies: 256
Views: 20881

Re: Southwest Schedule Extension 6/28

Maybe I missed it, but did we announce any of our additional routes with the acquisition of those slots at DCA and LGA? I am pretty sure they have all been announced now, as of the previous update. I can't remember all of them I think BNA got a DCA and MCI got an LGA. STL got a DCA early so it wasn...

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by Jshank83
Fri Jun 29, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1326
Views: 80365

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Here are the WN schedule changes using Jan 25th 2017--->2018 IND-ATL Same frequency B738 0x-->1x IND-BOS Same frequency and equipment IND-BWI Same frequency and equipment(738--->Max) IND-MDW Same frequency B738 0x-->1x IND-DAL Same frequency and equipment (Moved to a Midday departure from an early ...

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by Jshank83
Thu Jun 28, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Schedule Extension 6/28
Replies: 256
Views: 20881

Re: Southwest Schedule Extension 6/28

OAK-STL (weekend-only in 2018) STL-OAK didn't run at all in February last year except Valentines day. It ran every day except Saturday in January (but it was back-filled later after originally being cut in January). Southwest did fly four STL-OAK flights in February 2018 which is normally the mark ...

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by Jshank83
Thu Jun 28, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Schedule Extension 6/28
Replies: 256
Views: 20881

Re: Southwest Schedule Extension 6/28

Midway’s cuts are more than a few but not as broad as I thought they might be given how many have already been posted. Here are Midway domestic markets operated in February 2018 where February 2019 has fewer weekday flights: -1 Boston (2 left) -1 Cleveland (4 left0 -1 Detroit (4 left) -3 Flint (dis...

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by Jshank83
Thu Jun 28, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1326
Views: 80365

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Frankly, airports like Indy don’t have the luxury of turning away airlines. If Sun Country was interested in Indy, the airport administration would welcome them with open arms. If Vision Air comes back you turn them away. You have that luxury and you have a duty to protect your customers from reall...

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by Jshank83
Thu Jun 28, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1326
Views: 80365

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

WN's IND-LAX isn't appearing on the schedule. That seems odd. EDIT: OMA-LAX and PIT-LAX isn't appearing either. I feel like this is a schedule error. Looks like it is right. Lots of cross country flights were moved to seasonal IND-LAX cut is seasonal. IND-EWR is permanent (moved to BNA-EWR) https:/...

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by Jshank83
Thu Jun 28, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 1337
Views: 77685

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

In the latest WN update for Jan:

101 flights M-F
100 on Sunday
I didn't do Satuday

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by Jshank83
Thu Jun 28, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Schedule Extension 6/28
Replies: 256
Views: 20881

Re: Southwest Schedule Extension 6/28

https://www.southwestaircommunity.com/t ... ba-p/76079

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A lot of the seasonal cutbacks are on longer routes it looks like. Probably makes sense for winter.
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SANFan wrote:


A lot of the seasonal cutbacks are on longer routes it looks like. Probably makes sense for winter.

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by Jshank83
Thu Jun 28, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Schedule Extension 6/28
Replies: 256
Views: 20881

Re: Southwest Schedule Extension 6/28

No big changes for STL (Jan YOY)

+6 m-f (108 total)
+3 Sat (73 total)
+5 Sun (101 total)
+38 weekly (714 Total)

CUN stays daily. Most the other pickups are continuations of adds from 2018. I put a more detailed description on the STL thread.

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by Jshank83
Thu Jun 28, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 636
Views: 51456

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

WN schedule extension today for STL (Jan YOY) +6 m-f (108 total) +3 Sat (73 total) +5 Sun (101 total) +38 weekly (714 Total) CUN +1 sun-fri OAK -1 sun-fri (wasn't on the schedule last year at first but Jan got added in later with no Sat) BOS +1 m-f MDW -1 Sat DTW +1 Sun FLL -1 Sun BDL +1 EWR +1 Sun ...

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