Tom in NO
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Song Visits MSY

Fri Aug 08, 2003 3:43 am

Just coming back from lunch with my boss, we spotted a Song 757 at Delta's gate D-6 here at MSY. He was leaving when I made it out to the ramp. Operating DL 1050 MSY-ATL. Sounds like an equipment substitution.

Tom at MSY
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RE: Song Visits MSY

Fri Aug 08, 2003 4:10 am

An omen of things to come...  Laugh out loud

Tom, get a pic?
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RE: Song Visits MSY

Fri Aug 08, 2003 4:35 am

Please I need give me with the pic of Song plane at MSY for me? Thanks!  Smile
 
Tom in NO
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RE: Song Visits MSY

Fri Aug 08, 2003 5:06 am

No pics, guys. He left as I was running back to the office for my camera.

Tom
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RE: Song Visits MSY

Fri Aug 08, 2003 5:45 am

I wonder what happens to those passengers in First Class. While the seats are still better than mainline, they are not First Class seats. I wonder if DL gave these pax (assuming there were revenue F class pax) a partial refund, bonus miles, etc. Anyone know for sure?

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RE: Song Visits MSY

Fri Aug 08, 2003 6:02 am

I think this will be a problem as they throw these planes into sub service when needed. Pax booked in the F cabin are not going to be happy and will be vocal to say the least.
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RE: Song Visits MSY

Fri Aug 08, 2003 7:48 am

Great Tom. It looks like we have another air carrier coming into our city. But we need more gates and one more runway and then we might get more direct flights. I.E. MSY-LAX; MSY-MIA; MSY - SFO; MSY-SAN.

We have such a great city why not expand the airport and atrract more travel.
 
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RE: Song Visits MSY

Fri Aug 08, 2003 7:51 am

Tom.....Doesn't DL operate a 757 flight to ATL. I think it is one of their morning flights.
 
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RE: Song Visits MSY

Fri Aug 08, 2003 9:04 am

If they have an inaugural flight there anytime in the next year and a half, I'll be there.
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RE: Song Visits MSY

Fri Aug 08, 2003 9:30 am

They had better get a refund; the airline didn't deliver on the product the first class customers purchased.
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RE: Song Visits MSY

Fri Aug 08, 2003 11:42 am

Delta has a couple of 757-operated flights from MSY to ATL currently. The 9:05am and the 6:00pm flights are definetely flown with the 757, and possibly one more.

Song should announce MSY flights within the next few months I would imagine. I could easily see MSY-JFK and MSY-LAS service and, to a lesser extent, MSY-LAX.


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cmckeithen
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RE: Song Visits MSY

Sat Aug 09, 2003 7:07 am

Thanks Steve.....sounds great. I guess they will use the "D" terminal. The second most busiest terminal at the airport next to "B."

When Song announces flight out of MSY, do you think Song will be allianced with CO, NW, and DL?
 
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RE: Song Visits MSY

Sat Aug 09, 2003 7:50 am

It's already been made clear that Song will be excluded from the DL/NW/CO alliance for now
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cmckeithen
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RE: Song Visits MSY

Sat Aug 09, 2003 8:06 am

They should be apart of the alliance. But, I guess since it is a starter airline coming into a rough airline market, it would be in its best interest to see if people like Song. Once they post profitable numbers, then I guess it would consider becoming part of the alliance.

On the flip side, if they were to become part of the alliance, they could benefit.

that's business for you.