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by zackary747
Fri Apr 20, 2018 12:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 651
Views: 38662

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Pax numbers from February and January are up https://d1j6zi7czwjuok.cloudfront.net/iaa-images/arts-program/02_Feb-Airline-Activity-Report.pdf https://d1j6zi7czwjuok.cloudfront.net/iaa-images/arts-program/01_Jan_Airline-Activity-Report.pdf January had 7.5% growth F9: 43% G4: 27% AC: 2.6% AA: 4% DL: ...

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by zackary747
Sat Apr 14, 2018 12:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 651
Views: 38662

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Did you expect those ( numbers ) for IND compared to last year? Down in numbers that were projected? Or above what was projected? Thoughts? I have no clue, so I ask you people! I didn't expect us to start off this good. The Allegiant numbers are GREAT growth, and the base started in FEBRUARY. So, A...

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by zackary747
Thu Apr 12, 2018 4:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 651
Views: 38662

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

RDU has had more success up to this point with EU service but what happens when we get Asia service first? We will be the market that should be referenced when it comes to success. Maybe in a couple of years people will be wanting Asia service in BNA but they aren't IND :-) You seem so sure IND wil...

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by zackary747
Thu Apr 12, 2018 4:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 651
Views: 38662

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Well, if we really have to go there, BNA, AUS and RDU have more airlines, more flights, more passengers and more destinations than IND does at the moment, so they have you beat there. I'm sorry for being nitpicky here, but technically IND has more airlines than RDU, but overall your point still sta...

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by zackary747
Thu Apr 12, 2018 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 651
Views: 38662

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

A city like SAT, which is growing 3x as fast as IND and has a million more people has similar if not worse air service than IND does. IND is light years ahead of SAT as far as air service. SAT will always be overshadowed by AUS. By comparison, despite its close proximity to ORD, IND has a pretty we...

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by zackary747
Thu Apr 12, 2018 1:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 651
Views: 38662

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Indy is a very fast growing city, I want to see an airline build up here, Delta has the possibility of making Indy a good size focus city like RDU or BOS, I also want to see Onejet build up Indy and connect Indy to business destinations like Newark, Dulles and other big business destinations. I als...

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by zackary747
Sun Apr 08, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 651
Views: 38662

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

FWIW, I did confirm yesterday that the SkyClub was under consideration for expansion, but will instead be kept the same size however new furniture and a food service area are coming in the next few weeks in preparation for the CDG flight. Anything about new flights for Delta? FWIW, they just starte...

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by zackary747
Sat Apr 07, 2018 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 651
Views: 38662

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Good news! Onejet apparently has some "exciting" announcements regarding IND coming up sometime this year! Hopefully that means service to either, MEM, MKE, PVD, or BDL Where did you hear this from? https://m.facebook.com/groups/107094332704?view=permalink&id=10155625622197705&ref...

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by zackary747
Sat Apr 07, 2018 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 651
Views: 38662

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Midwestindy wrote:
Good news! Onejet apparently has some "exciting" announcements regarding IND coming up sometime this year!

Hopefully that means service to either, MEM, MKE, PVD, or BDL


Where did you hear this from?

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by zackary747
Wed Apr 04, 2018 11:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier to start service to Portland, Maine
Replies: 39
Views: 4470

Re: Frontier to start service to Portland, Maine

Very happy for my friends at PWM. I wish the connecting options were better for IND, but maybe it'll be better in the future.

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by zackary747
Wed Apr 04, 2018 6:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 651
Views: 38662

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

IND does have a good case for a TPAC flight, and it would be a nice alternative to flying or driving to ORD, but I would be surprised if any TPAC flight came before the 2020's. Also, IND will be competing with a handful of other mid-sized markets with Asian ambitions as well, such as AUS, RDU, BNA,...

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by zackary747
Mon Apr 02, 2018 5:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 651
Views: 38662

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

flymco753 wrote:
I really don't see TK going to IND any time soon, I don't think the market that TK serves is better served at IND as it would at a few other places in the Midwest.


That's why MidwestIndy was referring to their star alliance partners, not TK themselves.

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by zackary747
Mon Apr 02, 2018 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CMH VS IND
Replies: 47
Views: 3905

Re: CMH VS IND

IND's economic presence is much more diverse than CMH. Don't get me wrong, I think Columbus is a GREAT medium sized market, but you guys are still in that 'oversized college town stage'. Also, the tech industry is CMHs only strong suit right now. You guys gotta build in other areas, too. I truly thi...

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by zackary747
Mon Apr 02, 2018 12:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 651
Views: 38662

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Interesting thing happened tonight, I was at the Indy Eleven game tonight in the suite with the representatives from Turkish Airlines, and they mentioned that they (Star Alliance) are looking into international flights in a few years. The problem they mentioned was that ORD was in close proximity. ...

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by zackary747
Mon Mar 19, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The MSY thread - 2018
Replies: 300
Views: 22204

Re: The MSY thread - 2018

December AS/VX numbers posted in the IND thread: IND-SFO-62.3%, SFO-IND-55.2% MCI-SFO-53.8%, SFO-MCI-52.3% BNA-SFO-58.1%, SFO-BNA-62.3% RDU-SFO-63.9%, SFO-RDU-58.3% BWI-SFO-74.0%, SFO-BWI-69.5% MSY-SFO-71.2%, SFO-MSY-75.0% Of course LFs are only part of the story, but encouraging that MSY is holdin...

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by zackary747
Mon Mar 19, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 651
Views: 38662

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

What is the completion factor on Virgin SFO-IND it seems to be canceled quite often the last few weeks.. Are they short on planes or something... Don’t see how they can keep burning money on this route To my knowledge it was only cancelled once to twice last week. As stated in the stats by MidwestI...

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by zackary747
Sun Mar 18, 2018 10:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 651
Views: 38662

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

I think these load factors to SFO are so low because United responded by throwing more frequencies. UA is also getting 75 percent load fills because of this. It'll go up over time once the competition settles by means of frequency changes.

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by zackary747
Wed Mar 14, 2018 8:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 651
Views: 38662

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

So, Bankers Life Fieldhouse is getting a name change as CNO Financial Group want a different partnership with the Pacers (One that doesn't involve putting their name on the arena) Well, Southwest Airlines is the official airline of the Indiana Pacers. Would you guys be in support of the possibility ...

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by zackary747
Mon Mar 05, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New southwest schedule release due march 8th!!
Replies: 96
Views: 9755

Re: New southwest schedule release due march 8th!!

I hope IND-BNA comes with this one.

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by zackary747
Mon Mar 05, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New southwest schedule release due march 8th!!
Replies: 96
Views: 9755

Re: New southwest schedule release due march 8th!!

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? They could add something within the existing schedule ...

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by zackary747
Mon Feb 19, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 651
Views: 38662

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Looks like AA isn't taking too kindly to F9, and is undercutting F9 by selling $48 one-way on IND-PHL. For those that don't know AA usually sells those flights at $500+ one-way. So, I don't see F9 staying on this route if AA prices like this. http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/allegiant-adds-new-...

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by zackary747
Mon Feb 19, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 651
Views: 38662

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Looks like AA isn't taking too kindly to F9, and is undercutting F9 by selling $48 one-way on IND-PHL. For those that don't know AA usually sells those flights at $500+ one-way. So, I don't see F9 staying on this route if AA prices like this. http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/allegiant-adds-new-...

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by zackary747
Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 651
Views: 38662

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

For what it’s worth airline route conferences like these happen annually (I believe there are a few different ones) where airports make their pitch to prospective airlines, international and domestic. I believe they are essentially speed dating during the day, with opportunities to schmooze and rub...

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by zackary747
Fri Feb 16, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 651
Views: 38662

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

A little birdie just told me that Leonard Hoops(Ceo of Visit Indy) is in Ecuador right now working on getting nonstop flights......I asked which airline, but they said they weren't sure... :shock: I'm glad to know that the IAA and Visit Indy are putting their brand out there at this conference. If ...

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by zackary747
Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 651
Views: 38662

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Looks like IND didn't get anything from the WN schedule extension. Maybe we'll get something announced March 8th (next extension.)

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by zackary747
Tue Feb 13, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 651
Views: 38662

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Look at the IND-CHS schedules for G4. They said this route is seasonal. Didn't expect it to fly all the way in Nov.

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by zackary747
Tue Feb 13, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is next for Allegiant
Replies: 105
Views: 11547

Re: Allegiant expands VPS base to 21 nonstop destinations

"Now, Allegiant says Destin will become its 14th year-round base"

Hince the word year round. Sounds like some routes will indeed end up year round at some point.

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by zackary747
Tue Feb 13, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is next for Allegiant
Replies: 105
Views: 11547

Allegiant expands VPS base to 21 nonstop destinations

I feel like an announcement this size deserves its own thread. https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/flights/todayinthesky/2018/02/13/allegiant-expands-destin-up-21-non-stop-destinations/332127002/ NEW ROUTES ADDED: Concord (USA) Evansville (EVV) Lexington (LEX) Raleigh-Durham (RDU) Northwest Arkans...

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by zackary747
Tue Feb 13, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indiana aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 146
Views: 7442

Re: Indiana aviation thread - 2018

Allegiant just added seasonal EVV-VPS. Begins June 8.

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by zackary747
Sun Feb 11, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Schedule Extension 02/15/18
Replies: 226
Views: 19944

Re: Southwest Schedule Extension 02/15/18

Here's my predictions. If they go the competition route: IND-JAX IND-ECP (long-shot) G4 competes indirectly through VPS. IND-PHL (long-shot) IND-SLC (somewhat long shot) If they go the monopoly route: IND-BNA IND-STL (long-shot) Surprised no IND-SAT In the long-shot category I'd throw in SMF and PB...

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by zackary747
Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Schedule Extension 02/15/18
Replies: 226
Views: 19944

Re: Southwest Schedule Extension 02/15/18

Here's my predictions.

If they go the competition route:

IND-JAX
IND-ECP (long-shot) G4 competes indirectly through VPS.
IND-PHL (long-shot)
IND-SLC (somewhat long shot)

If they go the monopoly route:

IND-BNA
IND-STL (long-shot)

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by zackary747
Thu Feb 08, 2018 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 651
Views: 38662

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Still nothing in terms of an announcement from IND, something about this seems odd.... This schedule release was very odd. CVG-TTN was on there, but it was gone the next time I checked. Some other users said that CVG-IAH and CLE-PNS also showed up, but neither are listed currently. It was also odd ...

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by zackary747
Thu Feb 08, 2018 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 651
Views: 38662

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Midwestindy wrote:
Still nothing in terms of an announcement from IND, something about this seems odd....


It is. Also the grayed out RDU and TTN sections are completely gone. I don't know what that was for.

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by zackary747
Thu Feb 08, 2018 9:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumored Frontier New Service
Replies: 185
Views: 18086

Re: Rumored Frontier New Service

IND-TTN/RDU are in the drop down menu but the calendar is grayed out. Wonder if these will be filled in with connecting flights??

IND-ISP shows the same thing (One flight showed up connecting through MCO)

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by zackary747
Thu Feb 08, 2018 6:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 651
Views: 38662

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

I find it interesting that IND-TTN/RDU/ISP are listed, but all the dates are grayed out on the calendar. Perhaps they're not done adding flights into the schedule?

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by zackary747
Thu Feb 08, 2018 3:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 651
Views: 38662

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

I see daily DEN-IND but only 3x weekly IND-DEN in July....Interesting? Could be fleet availability issues. It was like that before their route release, DEN-IND was 3x weekly(SUN/TUE/THU), LAS-IND was 4x weekly(MON/WED/FRI/SAT), so they added up to daily service... IND-AUS is loaded, but not made av...

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by zackary747
Thu Feb 08, 2018 3:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 651
Views: 38662

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Midwestindy wrote:
IND-AUS is loaded, but not made available for booking, looks like 2x weekly to start but I can't really tell. It appears to start April 10th. If true that makes 3 carriers on that route, last year at this time there were 0....


I wish they would of done SAT instead. You find anything else?

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by zackary747
Thu Feb 08, 2018 3:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 651
Views: 38662

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

SumChristianus wrote:
I see daily DEN-IND but only 3x weekly IND-DEN in July....Interesting?


Could be fleet availability issues.

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by zackary747
Tue Feb 06, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 651
Views: 38662

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Typically the courtesy would be extended to Frontier Airlines to let them post and make the announcement first, which, that being said, they (Frontier) appear to have done, but that may explain the delay. Airlines and airports coordinate that stuff ahead of time, so that they usually send out press...

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by zackary747
Sat Feb 03, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 651
Views: 38662

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

So, Frontier is still using B15 and it's February. When are they going to switch over? Does the Allegiant base start Feb. 7? (Making sure I have the right date.) I'm wondering the same thing....and every source that I have seen has said the base would open Feb 7th... I suppose we'll see two Airbuse...

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by zackary747
Sat Feb 03, 2018 9:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 651
Views: 38662

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

So, Frontier is still using B15 and it's February. When are they going to switch over?

Does the Allegiant base start Feb. 7? (Making sure I have the right date.)

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by zackary747
Fri Feb 02, 2018 2:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 651
Views: 38662

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

The question is, can F9 make their PHL market as stable as RSW, TPA (so far, those expansion routes haven't been running to too long), MCO, and LAS? We'll find out in given time. While they still tend to do dart board moves, it's sure going away slowly in some key markets. Maybe PHL will be next. Ed...

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by zackary747
Fri Feb 02, 2018 2:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 651
Views: 38662

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Edit: I don't find MIA-SJU a dart board route. The others I can see as a experimental run. F9 is the only US ULCC in MIA (the others are in FLL), and they need to take advantage of that. Since the hurricane though, how much has traffic rebounded? Every US airline (except B6) continues to drop or cu...

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by zackary747
Fri Feb 02, 2018 2:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 651
Views: 38662

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

I get what you're saying here. Let me rephrase myself. They're much more stable out of IND. (See, I changed my wording.) They may still cut profitable routes, etc. but it's not as bad as it used to be. We'll see if their PHL operations stick this time around. So far their MCO and TPA ops aren't doin...

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by zackary747
Thu Feb 01, 2018 11:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 651
Views: 38662

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

I saw the data on the Frontier flight the first time around. They ended IND-PHL with an 85 percent fill rate. (Flightaware data insight) I think they ended it due to fleet issues rather than profit issues. The flight was full. There is a difference this time around. 1. The PHL "focus city"...

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by zackary747
Wed Jan 31, 2018 1:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 651
Views: 38662

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Be nice to get a NRT flight but it's to far Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk If we can get the LCC competition on TPAC like there is on TATL, then I truly think the way TPAC flights are done would become different. Assuming the economy doesn't crash in a major way, I can see it happening one of...

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by zackary747
Wed Jan 31, 2018 12:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 651
Views: 38662

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

So would IND get AMS service or no not for many years to come? Without killing off CDG service... I doubt AMS is on the radar for the airport, FRA, LGW, KEF, and maybe DUB are probably the next likely european destinations IMO There is a pattern. AUS gets LHR. They got their second TATL 3 years lat...

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by zackary747
Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Icelandair livery coming
Replies: 163
Views: 28112

Re: New Icelandair livery coming

The 737-8 can not go anywhere in the USA, at least not from KEF. It does not have the range even of the 757-200W. It will not be used on the routes to North America were it can not make the immediate return with hitting the bank in KEF. That excludes flights above 6 hours one way. Destinations more...

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by zackary747
Mon Jan 29, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Icelandair livery coming
Replies: 163
Views: 28112

Re: New Icelandair livery coming

I would assume not JFK and LHR, they will keep seeing the 767. I would assume the 737-8 to go on the thinner routes, were a 757 or 767 is to big. They can do all routes to Europe, but will not be used on the longer routes to North America, that do not allow for an immediate turnaround to hit the ba...

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