flyboy7974
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New Mesa, Arizona Airline

Mon Mar 03, 2003 12:32 pm

was just bouncing around on justplanes.com, and was looking at their aviation news page, and it stated that European Transair will begin charter operations to Mexico and the Caribbean from the unused Mesa, Arizona airport in Aug 03 using a mix Boeing 737/767 aircraft, and ATR's as feeders. Hoax? or has anybody else heard anything else about this.
 
Beefmoney
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RE: New Mesa, Arizona Airline

Mon Mar 03, 2003 12:39 pm

I saw the news on Speednews aswell just a few minutes ago.

I live in Phoenix, and this would be very nice for me  Smile
 
boeing 747-311
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RE: New Mesa, Arizona Airline

Mon Mar 03, 2003 12:40 pm

Is that from williams Gateway?
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LV
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RE: New Mesa, Arizona Airline

Mon Mar 03, 2003 12:50 pm

I can't say no with 100% certainity but to give you an idea of the reliability of justplanes.com....they were reporting route addtionals for National two weeks have the planes had been parked.

Loose translation...be careful of what you believe on that site.
 
Beefmoney
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RE: New Mesa, Arizona Airline

Mon Mar 03, 2003 1:07 pm

Boeing 747-311, according to Speednews, they would operate out of Williams Gateway.
 
boeing777311
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RE: New Mesa, Arizona Airline

Mon Mar 03, 2003 3:05 pm

SWEET! That would be awsome. They just built a new terminal or terminal gates area in order to intice airlines to fly there. the only airline service that i have heard rumored is jetBlue. this was about two years ago or so
 
LV
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RE: New Mesa, Arizona Airline

Tue Mar 04, 2003 2:37 am

Wait, wasn't there a rumor a few years ago when the terminal was first built that WN was going to put a few flights into Williams Gateway because they weren't going to be able to expand enough at Sky Harbor and to further the market share in Phoenix
 
IMissPiedmont
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RE: New Mesa, Arizona Airline

Tue Mar 04, 2003 1:31 pm

There would need to a lot of growing in what is laughingly called the "east valley" before an airline could operate form Williams with large aircraft. I could almost imagine Mesa operating RJ service to LAX, DEN and DFW. I've been to "Willie" countless times and I assure you it is not a pleasant drive.
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