From Replies #11 & 12
They'll be in ATL when the new runway is finished and they purchase AirTran...
You forgot to add "when DL prepares to file for Chapter 7 liquidation".
From Reply #13
...thus proving that not all a.net users reside in reality
While I can't speak for Kohflot, the intent of my follow-up reply (#12) to his (#11) was sarcasm.
I'm assuming that you were aware of that.
DL and FL would take on the "enemy of my enemy is my friend" attitude and jointly move to stifle WN's competition
Good point. As it's been stated earlier and on previous threads regarding WN
that they usually
do not go into airports that are hubs for a legacy carriers. However, there have been exceptions
, and the recently-added PHL
are examples of that; there are probably others. Although, what separates PHL
from the others is the fact that should US go away this Feb. (as many have predicted); PHL
will no longer be a hub for any carrier, and hence, will become wide open for WN
to make it into a sizeable focus city.
being in Chapter 11, the tradeoff for scrapping its DFW
hub (I didn't even know they had one there) was to focus more on fortifying its remaining 3 hubs (ATL
, & SLC
). So I don't think WN
will consider ATL
at the present time.
Given the current situation (as we should all know by now that it's subject to change), there's a better chance that WN
would choose DFW
or even BOS
before it considers ATL
. This is not saying that WN
would choose any of those cities, I'm just mentioning the probabilities from highest to lowest.
"TransEastern! You'll feel like you've never left the ground because we treat you like dirt!" SNL Parady ad circa 1981