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AA Mainline Back To GSO; RDU-PNS Gone

Mon May 16, 2005 11:52 am

American Airlines mainline is returning to Greensboro after being absent since 2002. They will operate one daily M80 Dallas-Greensboro service starting 23 August 2005:

AA 2576 DFW 1244-1613 GSO
AA 2591 GSO 1655-1855 DFW

Also, I don't know if it ever started as planned two weeks ago, but weekend Raleigh-Pensacola service is gone.
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Mon May 16, 2005 11:59 am

what was the purpose of RDU-PNS?
 
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Mon May 16, 2005 12:05 pm

Also, JFK-MIA will get a 7th daily flight, using 767-300 eqp.
727, L1011, MD80, A300, 777-200, 737-300, 737-700, 747-400, 757-200, 737-800, A320. E190, E135, 767-200, CRJ9
 
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Mon May 16, 2005 12:11 pm

Little bit of a surprise...I was talking to an AAgent at GSO a week or so ago, and the only speculation they were having was a possible MIA flight...nothing about a mainline flight. Still, very exciting news, and not unexpected...Eagle has really expanded since I moved down there, starting with 3 daily ERJ-140s, up to 3 daily CRJ-700s, and then up to 6 daily ERJ-140s. I'll be quite happy to see this plane in GSO. This will leave only CO as the only legacy not having mainline full time at GSO (DL has ATL and CVG comes back in fall, NW has DTW, US has CLT and PHL occasionally, UA has ORD; CO only does mainline during Furniture Market time).

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Mon May 16, 2005 12:19 pm

Quoting DeltAirlines (Reply 3):
and the only speculation they were having was a possible MIA flight..

That will be a daily ERJ-140 and it is set to start in November.
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Mon May 16, 2005 1:52 pm

Yes, RDU-PNS-RDU started. To bad it didn't last longer. I guess AA just wanted to test the waters. Most people would rather drive to RDU then pay $240+ RT to fly.  Smile
 
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Mon May 16, 2005 8:28 pm

RDU-PNS-RDU.. still never got that one. Oh well. They come, they go.. Expectations for AA/AE at RDU are running pretty low.

Hopefully, RDUAA will take back some more gates since they have decreased flights by ~20%. Offer those gates to someone new.. whomever would want to come..
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Mon May 16, 2005 11:14 pm

I was pretty certain that the RDU-PNS service was cut prior to it ever starting. It was taken out of the timetable in early/mid April. Still hoping for a 2nd PVD-DFW and the elusive PVD-MIA this winter...
 
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Mon May 16, 2005 11:51 pm

RDU -PNS was interesting, but if AA ever wants to try to compete with Delta/Airtran in that market, flying through RDU is going to be inportant. It can't be a weekend flight either. It would need to be daily. With delta having given up the Dallas Market, it leaves AA with a chance to gain market share in those gulf coast states. However not offering good east coast connections is not going to help.

Quoting ERJ170 (Reply 6):
Hopefully, RDUAA will take back some more gates since they have decreased flights by ~20%. Offer those gates to someone new.. whomever would want to come

Interestingly, I saw a Spirit jet there today near the Observation deck. Probably just a charter...but one can hope.
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Tue May 17, 2005 12:34 am

Quoting CASInterest (Reply 8):
RDU -PNS was interesting, but if AA ever wants to try to compete with Delta/Airtran in that market, flying through RDU is going to be inportant. It can't be a weekend flight either. It would need to be daily. With delta having given up the Dallas Market, it leaves AA with a chance to gain market share in those gulf coast states. However not offering good east coast connections is not going to help.

The flight had one purpose: make use of an ERJ-135 that would otherwise sit on the tarmac and do nothing on a weekend because of reduced schedules on business routes. It clearly wasn't making enough money to make it worth the fuel.
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Tue May 17, 2005 12:56 am

Quoting MAH4546 (Reply 9):
The flight had one purpose: make use of an ERJ-135 that would otherwise sit on the tarmac and do nothing on a weekend because of reduced schedules on business routes. It clearly wasn't making enough money to make it worth the fuel.

Yeah I get that part, but it just doesn't make sence to offer a Pensacola RDU flight for 2 days on the weekend. There is nothing driving that market. Perhaps make it daily and use it as a New York/London connector.
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Tue May 17, 2005 1:15 am

Effective 23 August, AA will also be adding a daily ORD-Omaha, Nebraska flight to compliment their five Eagle CRJ-700 flights.
 
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Tue May 17, 2005 1:18 am

Quoting MAH4546 (Reply 9):
The flight had one purpose: make use of an ERJ-135 that would otherwise sit on the tarmac and do nothing on a weekend because of reduced schedules on business routes. It clearly wasn't making enough money to make it worth the fuel.

That was the best they could come up with, PNS? If I had a plane sitting around I would send it to a destination that could make money. NAS, MIA, FLL, PBI. Plenty of destinations would have been better than PNS.
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Tue May 17, 2005 1:31 am

Quoting PVD757 (Reply 7):
I was pretty certain that the RDU-PNS service was cut prior to it ever starting. It was taken out of the timetable in early/mid April.

Flights started as scheduled May 7th. And ended after only four flights.

5/7/05
05-07 13:16 EGF489 E135 Arrived from RDU First Flight
RDU.PACK5.AZELL..SPA..CEW..PENSI..PNS

05-07 14:00 EGF490 E135 Departed to RDU
PNS..CEW..CAE.BUZZY6.RDU

5/8/05
05-08 13:18 EGF489 E135 Arrived from RDU
05-08 14:05 EGF490 E135 Departed to RDU Last Flight
 
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Tue May 17, 2005 1:44 am

I stand corrected...
 
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Tue May 17, 2005 5:50 am

Nice to see mainline returning to some of these all-Eagle markets
 
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Fri May 20, 2005 2:13 am

DeltAirlines said:
"I'll be quite happy to see this plane in GSO. This will leave only CO as the only legacy not having mainline full time at GSO (DL has ATL and CVG comes back in fall, NW has DTW, US has CLT and PHL occasionally, UA has ORD; CO only does mainline during Furniture Market time)."

Uhm, CO has a daily 737 to Newark, or at least 5 days a week as I see it every day. US has PHL and CLT fulltime with LGA a few times a week.
 
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Fri May 20, 2005 2:17 am

Quoting Gsoflyer (Reply 16):
US has PHL and CLT fulltime with LGA a few times a week.

All GSO-LGA flights on USAirways Expres are ERJs.
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Fri May 20, 2005 2:33 am

I don't remember seeing a US mainline flight up to PHL for some time now...schedule currently shows all CRJs and ERJs as well (this is through September). CLT does stay at mainline all the time...currently, I believe it's all 733s (with Express flights mixed in), but I have seen 734s on this route.

As for CO, all I see on mainline on them right now is a once a week (either Saturday or Sunday evening) 735 departure up to EWR...everything else is ERJs (including IAH).

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Fri May 20, 2005 5:09 am

All CO service at GSO is ERJ except a Sunday night departure to EWR on a 735. All US PHL service is RJ as is LGA.
 
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Fri May 20, 2005 5:10 am

Also being loaded this Sunday, May 22:

- Eagle is reentering the DFW-CLT market
- Eagle is exiting the DFW-BNA market
- Eagle is exiting the RDU-STL market
 
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Sat May 21, 2005 2:29 am

I flew a mainline US Air flight to PHL three weeks ago.
I was at the airport two days last week and both days CO has 735s going to Newark for the evening flight around 6pm.

Iwas told that both of these are normal.
 
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Sat May 21, 2005 6:44 am

Quoting Commavia (Reply 20):
- Eagle is exiting the RDU-STL market

Interesting, so all flying will be done from the STL end on Connection ERJ's??
 
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Sat May 21, 2005 6:59 am

Quoting BHMNONREV (Reply 22):
Interesting, so all flying will be done from the STL end on Connection ERJ's?

I am not positive, but I think that the route will be discontinued completely. We will have to way and see when the schedule is loaded this weekend unless somebody else knows for sure.
 
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Sat May 21, 2005 7:42 am

Quoting Commavia (Reply 23):

I am not positive, but I think that the route will be discontinued completely. We will have to way and see when the schedule is loaded this weekend unless somebody else knows for sure.

Wow. I would be shocked to see it gone for good.
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Sat May 21, 2005 9:08 am

Quoting Commavia (Reply 23):
I am not positive, but I think that the route will be discontinued completely.



Quoting MAH4546 (Reply 24):
Wow. I would be shocked to see it gone for good

As would I. I understand those flights to be very popular and the STL-RDU route was one rumored to possibly get some mainline re-instatement...
 
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Sat May 21, 2005 9:18 am

This is a very interesting move by AA/AE.. seems they are dropping a LOT of routes during a time when traffic at RDU has grown by 8.7% in the past 4 months.. I would have thought it would have been the opposite.

Well, with the drop in flights available from AE.. I pretty much assume that Delta/Delta Connection, Southwest, and US Airways/US Airways Express will benefit the most.

If STL is dropped, then that will be PVD/CMH/PHL/NAS/FLL/PNS (and I think one or two more) in the past year.. If AE doesn't lost at least 4 gates with all those drops.. then I will boycott RDU myself. They don't hardly need 10 gates for their flights... I say pony them up to someone else..

I'm sure US/HP would love to move their 5 gates to Terminal C with UA.. it would become the OneWorld/Star Alliance Terminal and Terminal A would be the SkyTeam/Other terminal
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Sat May 21, 2005 9:32 am

Since when did AE use CRJ-700's? I have never seen one of these in Eagle colors?

Its sad to think that AE would pull out of PVD, CMH, PHL and FLL as these were all profitable routes with Midway from RDU. ERJ170, I'm surprised you haven't boycotted just on this notion since ultimately Midway's demise was spelled out by AA dropping JI as a FF/Codeshare partner so they could fly the same routes themselves, only to drop them, and leave alot of people out of work.
 
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Sat May 21, 2005 9:38 am

Sorry FliBaby.. I never flew Midway.. and someone I didn't like worked for them.. so I kinda boycotted them.. but would love for another airline to make a small hub at RDU..

I'm working on my own business plan to do just that.. wanna start small with only 74 daily flights out of RDU to 26 destinations using E75/E95 only.. but that's another story..
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Sat May 21, 2005 9:38 am

I'm sure US/HP would love to move their 5 gates to Terminal C with UA..

I'm sure they wouldn't. The US Airways Club at RDU is one of the newest in the system, and it would not be worth the expense of moving it, even if there is space in the other terminal.
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Sat May 21, 2005 9:43 am

Ahhh... forgot all about that club.. Well they will have to move eventually anyway because Terminal A is supposed to come down circa 2010 (even though that is 5 years from now)
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Sat May 21, 2005 11:08 am

Quoting Flyibaby (Reply 27):
Since when did AE use CRJ-700's?

Their first went into service in 2001 and today they operate 25, the maximum allowed under the AA pilot scope clause.
 
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Sat May 21, 2005 12:23 pm

Quoting Commavia (Reply 31):
Their first went into service in 2001 and today they operate 25, the maximum allowed under the AA pilot scope clause.

I remember back in 1997ish...when Eagle first bought the ERJ's, they made a big deal about why they decided to go with the ERJ instead of the CRJ..ect. I honestly have never seen an Eagle CRJ until I just saw the photo on AA.COM...wow.

ERJ170...Let me know if you ever get this airline finally down on paper. I would like to study it over a beer sometime!  Smile
 
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Sat May 21, 2005 12:29 pm

Quoting Commavia (Reply 23):
am not positive, but I think that the route will be discontinued completely. We will have to way and see when the schedule is loaded this weekend unless somebody else knows for sure.

If true, I will simply be shocked. After the AA St. Louis reorganization, Raleigh initially did well out of St. Louis and serves as one of the primary stop off points for people going to LGW. It was actually mentioned among routes that could be potentially mainline.

Who knows, maybe they keep it around as a 2x ERJ AmConn. and a S80? We'll see I guess....
 
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Sat May 21, 2005 12:32 pm

LambertMan

How is Corporate Airlines doing out there as AA connection since the incident in MO a few months back?
 
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Sat May 21, 2005 12:42 pm

Quoting LambertMan (Reply 33):
If true, I will simply be shocked.

I agree. I would be surprised to see it cut as well, and I don't know for sure if Connection will reenter the market. All I do know for now is that Eagle will no longer be flying the route.
 
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Sat May 21, 2005 2:14 pm

Commavia,

If that is the case, then I guess its discontinued for good unless it becomes:
A. Strictly mainline (Doubtful)

or

B. Am. Conn. (Very possible)

Only one problem being though....

Currently, the usage of ERJ's by Trans States/Chautaqua is at a maximum and last year they had to rearrange some flights to allow for any expansion. If these RDU flights are continued thru AmConn., then they will be at the expense of other flights from St. Louis.
 
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Sun May 22, 2005 12:57 am

It's good to see AA mainline back at GSO. Add me to the list of surprised to see RDU losing STL service (if that is the case).

ERJ170, Unfortunately, I'm sure AA has a favorable agreement with the RDUAA for the gates in Terminal C since they used to own it.

Quoting Flyibaby (Reply 27):
ultimately Midway's demise was spelled out by AA dropping JI as a FF/Codeshare partner

Off topic, but False.

Frankly I'm surprised to hear you say that, but I'd be glad to go over the real reasons JI failed with you one day...AAdvantage is not one of them.
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Sun May 22, 2005 1:04 am

Quoting Flyibaby (Reply 27):
ultimately Midway's demise was spelled out by AA dropping JI as a FF/Codeshare partner so they could fly the same routes themselves, only to drop them, and leave alot of people out of work.

I totally disagree. First of all, AA did not ever codeshare with Midway, only had a marketing and FF alliance, and they did not drop it by choice, they were forced to because of restrictions stipulated in their union contract with pilots. In addition, I don't think Midway's collapse had much to do with AA. Sure, AA stepping into the RDU-Northeast market hurt Midway, but the vast majority of Eagle's expansion their took place after Midway was pretty much gone. Midway failed because they spent way too much on new planes they couldn't afford and their balance sheet virtually collapsed after 9/11. Much like the case with Legend, blaming AA for the demise of Midway is easy but not realistic.
 
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Sun May 22, 2005 1:24 am

The changes have been uploaded. RDU-STL is staying, it is just switching back to AmericanConnection.
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Sun May 22, 2005 1:34 am

Makes sense that AA wouldn't drop St Louis, unless the O&D is really bad.
Right now, RDU's traffic numbers indicate that anyone dropping service is nuts. RDU's April was up 4% this year over last, and that is with Easter switching months. I still feel that AA should try to run some sort of mini hup in Raleigh, if only to give Delta and USair some competition running North South out of the Gulf states. Places like PNS Mob VPS and TLH, could use an AA flight to the Northeast, especially since AA is trying to earn their western business.

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Sun May 22, 2005 1:47 am

Quoting MAH4546 (Reply 39):
The changes have been uploaded. RDU-STL is staying, it is just switching back to AmericanConnection.

That settles it then -- RDU-STL will remain intact, just revert back to American Connection.
 
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Sun May 22, 2005 1:57 am

Quoting Commavia (Reply 41):
That settles it then -- RDU-STL will remain intact, just revert back to American Connection.

If this is the case, with the shortage of airframes that LambertMan noted, which routes out of STL will take the hit? Can anyone check the numbers of flights out of STL? My computer here in Kuwait will not allow me to update my AA schedule... Smile
 
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Sun May 22, 2005 2:01 am

Quoting CasInterest (Reply 40):
Places like PNS Mob VPS and TLH, could use an AA flight to the Northeast, especially since AA is trying to earn their western business.

There is no way AA RDU could support flights to places like Pensacola, Mobile or Tallahassee. At ATL, DL has 757s and 767s from the Northeast feeding MD80s going to these cities, and US at CLT has 737s feeding RJs to these cities. Eagle, with RJs from BOS, LGA, BDL and DCA could never provide enough feed to fill RJs (or smaller) on these routes. Not to mention the fact that RDU doesn't have nearly enough O&D to support these flights.

However -- does anyone know if there was any movement on that push about 12-18 months ago for Corporate to begin running J31s from smaller NC cities to RDU to connect to AA flights? What happened with that? Did the idea get shelved when Eagle cut back on flying?
 
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Sun May 22, 2005 2:05 am

There is no way AA RDU could support flights to places like Pensacola, Mobile or Tallahassee. At ATL, DL has 757s and 767s from the Northeast feeding MD80s going to these cities, and US at CLT has 737s feeding RJs to these cities.

I am not saying that they should have to provide a chain like that through RDU. However RDU does have some ability to connect out of their. Currenty the people in PNS, MOB, and TLH have to use Delta and US Air to go to the NorthEast. However since Delta has given an opening in these cities for AA to start flights to Dallas, it would seem logical to provide one or two flights a day up to the Northeast to allow people to use frequent flier miles and stay loyal to an airline.
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Sun May 22, 2005 2:08 am

Quoting Commavia (Reply 43):

However -- does anyone know if there was any movement on that push about 12-18 months ago for Corporate to begin running J31s from smaller NC cities to RDU to connect to AA flights? What happened with that? Did the idea get shelved when Eagle cut back on flying?

Eagle and RegionsAir (formerly Corporate) have nothing to do with each other, so it is not the latter. The idea is shelved because the flights are only going to happen with revenue guarantees. If RegionsAir ever gets them, then they will happen.
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Sun May 22, 2005 3:06 am

Quoting RDUDDJI (Reply 37):
Frankly I'm surprised to hear you say that, but I'd be glad to go over the real reasons JI failed with you one day...AAdvantage is not one of them.

AAdvantage was a huge reason. Keep in mind, it wasn't just about earning miles or anything, Midway was hauling American's AAirpass holders around with each pass being valued at a full fare ticket. Second, Midway lost the IBM contract when they lost AAdvantage; it was built into the contract with IBM back in 1996. The reason why I support this argument is because Midway was always considered to be a high dollar carrier. They could afford to open new markets at the time using the revenue from markets such as BOS, BDL, LGA, ect. Ultimately, what killed them was LAX, SJC, DEN no longer operating with subsidy contracts from the likes of Cisco.

Quoting Commavia (Reply 38):
I totally disagree. First of all, AA did not ever codeshare with Midway, only had a marketing and FF alliance, and they did not drop it by choice, they were forced to because of restrictions stipulated in their union contract with pilots. In addition, I don't think Midway's collapse had much to do with AA. Sure, AA stepping into the RDU-Northeast market hurt Midway, but the vast majority of Eagle's expansion their took place after Midway was pretty much gone. Midway failed because they spent way too much on new planes they couldn't afford and their balance sheet virtually collapsed after 9/11. Much like the case with Legend, blaming AA for the demise of Midway is easy but not realistic.

Your absolutley right. They didn't have a codeshare, just when you called AA RES and asked about tickets from RDU-LGA they would say, "I'm sorry we aren't competitive in that market, but Midway Airlines serves the market and you can earn AAdvantage Miles on that flight, would you like me to price that itinerary?" Believe me, I know...I used to work AA RES and we used to say that exact thing. So the power of AA was working very well for Midway in that regard. I was referring to the pilot contract which caused AA to end the relationship..so thanks for clarifying. The balance sheet had collapsed well prior to 9/11. Remember, they filed for bankruptcy in August. They had secured financing from Wexford Capital twice after the were cut from the AAdvantage program and then had to sell more tickets on their own through avenues like priceline for $200 RT RDU-LAX. They tried to save their ass too little too late by joining the CO/NW program which never really panned out because they were selling to a business market used to getting premium status on AA.
 
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Sun May 22, 2005 9:07 am

Quoting RDUDDJI (Reply 37):
ERJ170, Unfortunately, I'm sure AA has a favorable agreement with the RDUAA for the gates in Terminal C since they used to own it.

Au contraire.. AA does have a contract with RDU for 10 gates in Terminal C.. but much like the other airlines, it has been reverted to month-to-month.. AA had, as of March, sold back a couple of offices and lounge areas. To the favor of RDUAA, with any gate RDUAA can give 30 days notice to an airline if they are underutilizing it.. ie. USAirways A24. RDU can give the same kind of notice to AA. I"m sure their agreement has something built into it about number of flights to keep a certain number of gates. AA/AE has got to be at ~60 daily after July.. They were at 87.. then drop 6 cities and lots of frequency.
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RE: AA Mainline Back To GSO; RDU-PNS Gone

Sun May 22, 2005 11:32 am

Quoting ERJ170 (Reply 47):
AA/AE has got to be at ~60 daily after July.. They were at 87.. then drop 6 cities and lots of frequency.

They will be at 65 daily flights in July. The maximum they were at recently was 78.
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RE: AA Mainline Back To GSO; RDU-PNS Gone

Sun May 22, 2005 11:46 am

I knew it, they wouldn't drop RDU at the LF's they have been getting.
Reasonable logic would dictate that there aren't many leisure passengers on that route, so the yields are probably adequate to make the route feasible.

I wonder what destinations will see a decrease in flights as a result from the switch over from Eagle....