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UAL Long Island Islip

Mon May 05, 2003 4:57 am

Why did ua pull out of ISP? If there is low demand at least there is enough for ACA.
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RE: UAL Long Island Islip

Mon May 05, 2003 6:03 am

I don't know why they stopped flying to ISP (it probably was cause of low demand) but I remember seeing United 727's at ISP back in the late 80's.
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RE: UAL Long Island Islip

Mon May 05, 2003 6:12 am

Southwest was killing them (and virtually everyone else) out of ISP. More flights, more connections, lower fares. It wasnt a huge loss for the majors to pull out of ISP, but it did take some of their market share out of ISP. I would be very interested to know how WN is faring in ISP now with B6 at JFK. I imagine that their traffic has dropped a bit. Although WN out of ISP is still a fairly convienient option for travels from Suffolk County and points east.
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RE: UAL Long Island Islip

Mon May 05, 2003 8:21 am

UA left ISP well before WN came onto the scene.
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