ATWZW170
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Deadline For UA To Decide On UAX Flying

Sun Jan 09, 2005 5:41 am

Deadline is coming up for UA to decide if Air Wisconsin is going to keep flying or if some other airline is going to jump in...anyone have any ideas or have any info?
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FriendlySkies
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RE: Deadline For UA To Decide On UAX Flying

Sun Jan 09, 2005 6:54 am

It's been too quiet...AWAC isn't going anywhere. In other news, they have until Monday to finish talks with the unions, or the contracts are up for "disposal." Going to be an interesting few weeks for UA...
 
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RE: Deadline For UA To Decide On UAX Flying

Sun Jan 09, 2005 10:32 pm

I wish UAL would keep AWAC, IMO, AWAC is the better UAX carrier. I like the crews, planes, and they know what the word quick turn means. I wish I could say that about SKYWEST, and MESA but they are mediocre at best.

Lets hope UAL keeps AWAC around a while longer.


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RE: Deadline For UA To Decide On UAX Flying

Sun Jan 09, 2005 11:28 pm

I wish United would just buy out AWAC and the others and operate them as "Part of United". I think this would clear up several isuues with the UAX system. BUT, since we all know that won't happen, AWAC is the best of the three and losing them would hurt us in the long run.
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RE: Deadline For UA To Decide On UAX Flying

Mon Jan 10, 2005 2:33 am

If UA did buy say three of the express carriers, it would really help deal with a number of issues. AA, DL, NW all have some sort of controlling stake in their epxress carriers. UA would never have to worry about a repeat of the ACA deal!
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RE: Deadline For UA To Decide On UAX Flying

Mon Jan 10, 2005 5:50 am

UA purchased AWAC and raped them of their slots in the early 90s...

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RE: Deadline For UA To Decide On UAX Flying

Mon Jan 10, 2005 6:06 am

SegmentKing
I didn't know that, why was it SO unsuccessful. How can you rape someone of their slots it you own them? Wouldn't it all be one team?

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RE: Deadline For UA To Decide On UAX Flying

Mon Jan 10, 2005 6:13 am

I'm guessing you take their slots, then sell the airlne.
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ATWZW170
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RE: Deadline For UA To Decide On UAX Flying

Mon Jan 10, 2005 11:42 am

You are right, UA did buy AWAC back in the 90's, when ORD was slot controlled, UA did enjoy taking AWAC's slots...and now they just delay us for 4 fours so they can land!
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RE: Deadline For UA To Decide On UAX Flying

Tue Jan 11, 2005 6:28 am

Go figure....Jan 10 is almost over and nothing....what a big surprise this is!
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RE: Deadline For UA To Decide On UAX Flying

Tue Jan 11, 2005 6:59 am

think the announcement a few weeks back about new cities for AWAC in feb pretty much was a clue.....
 
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RE: Deadline For UA To Decide On UAX Flying

Tue Jan 11, 2005 7:02 am

That was not new to anyone. UA announced MYR and ZW flying that route back in OCT.
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