SegmentKing
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DAB & MLB To Get Service To FLL In May 05

Thu Mar 17, 2005 3:29 pm

Just a heads up.... commuter airline Florida Coastal / PA / will be adding Melbourne and Daytona Beach service out of their Ft. Lauderdale Intl Hub starting on our around May 15th.... look for a press release from the airline and airports next week. Service will allow easy connections to Key West, Marsh Harbour, Treasure Cay, and Freeport.

Expect some heavy initial promotions as well...

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RE: DAB & MLB To Get Service To FLL In May 05

Thu Mar 17, 2005 6:06 pm

Awesome news.

I know they have interline agreements with some majors, but has FCA ever though of becoming a franchise "Connection" carrier such as Gulfstream has?
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RE: DAB & MLB To Get Service To FLL In May 05

Thu Mar 17, 2005 6:31 pm

What terminal or area do they use in FLL? Just wondering what kind of trouble would be involved if someone used the service to try and connect to B6 or WN?
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RE: DAB & MLB To Get Service To FLL In May 05

Thu Mar 17, 2005 10:57 pm

I believe they use term 4 and handling is by...Lynx Air.
717, 727, 731, 732, 733, 734, 735, 73G, 738, 752, 753, 762, 763, 777, DC9, MD80, DC10, L1011, ERJ, CRJ, ATR, DH8, A300,
 
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RE: DAB & MLB To Get Service To FLL In May 05

Thu Mar 17, 2005 11:25 pm

They do use Terminal 4
 
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RE: DAB & MLB To Get Service To FLL In May 05

Thu Mar 17, 2005 11:30 pm

Don't know much about FL Coastal, what airframes do they fly?
 
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RE: DAB & MLB To Get Service To FLL In May 05

Thu Mar 17, 2005 11:47 pm

http://www.floridacoastalairlines.com/


they fly Cessna 402's



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RE: DAB & MLB To Get Service To FLL In May 05

Fri Mar 18, 2005 12:26 am

They do their own ground handling. Right now the only interline agreement is with USAirways, Cayman is next, followed by Chalks and possibly Northwest / United. Don't look for them to paint their tails anytime soon.

They operate out of Terminal 4 Commuter Terminal. connections to Southwest and Jetblue are 10 minutes away in Terminal 1, or you can take the free airport shuttle.

I'd expect fares to range from $69 to $149 each way, plus taxes and LCC-type fare rules (well, I did write them!).. $25 change fee, etc.
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RE: DAB & MLB To Get Service To FLL In May 05

Fri Mar 18, 2005 12:38 am

I find it fascinating the number of commuters that have tried to make a go of it in DAB. When I was a Riddle student in the early 80's, it was Dolphin Airways and Provincetown-Boston Airways (PBA). Both flew Banderiente's, and although PBA themselves had quite a history behind them, both in south Florida and in New England, neither was able to last long at DAB.


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Hopefully, these guys will have better success.

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RE: DAB & MLB To Get Service To FLL In May 05

Fri Mar 18, 2005 1:13 pm

well considering there are far fewer choices at both airports, I'm hoping it works out too!

Should have some marketing / pr stuff out next week...

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RE: DAB & MLB To Get Service To FLL In May 05

Fri Mar 18, 2005 2:43 pm

Booo.. Bring JetBlue!
 
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RE: DAB & MLB To Get Service To FLL In May 05

Fri Mar 18, 2005 10:03 pm

Just my luck...FLL-DAB service starts up AFTER I'm done with Riddle...  hissyfit   irked   gnasher 
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