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Spirit (NK) To Drop MYR-DCA

Fri Oct 14, 2005 10:47 pm

 
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RE: Spirit (NK) To Drop MYR-DCA

Fri Oct 14, 2005 10:53 pm

Or ....

http://dmses.dot.gov/docimages/pdf93/353169_web.pdf

Over $3 per gallon jetfuel in MYR ....
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RE: Spirit (NK) To Drop MYR-DCA

Fri Oct 14, 2005 10:56 pm

Werent they competing with UA/UAX on the DC-MYR market??
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RE: Spirit (NK) To Drop MYR-DCA

Fri Oct 14, 2005 11:24 pm

Quoting MD90fan (Reply 2):
Werent they competing with UA/UAX on the DC-MYR market??

Yes, UA launched IAD-MYR shortly after NK got the slots at DCA.
Speaking of which, since Nk is giving them back, will the DOT hold another "competition" for the slots, or would they be rewarded to the airline that came in second the last time around (which was Comair IIRC)?
 
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RE: Spirit (NK) To Drop MYR-DCA

Sat Oct 15, 2005 3:59 am

This flight never did that great... the majority of the pax on it were thru pax from DTW.... not surprised to see it go at all....
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RE: Spirit (NK) To Drop MYR-DCA

Sat Oct 15, 2005 4:54 am

I wonder if MYR will remain on the NK route map at all over the next few months...
 
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RE: Spirit (NK) To Drop MYR-DCA

Sat Oct 15, 2005 4:57 am

Quoting DAL767400ER (Reply 3):
Speaking of which, since Nk is giving them back, will the DOT hold another "competition" for the slots, or would they be rewarded to the airline that came in second the last time around (which was Comair IIRC)?

They will be up to grabs for anyone who applies. Comair will have to re-submit their application.
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RE: Spirit (NK) To Drop MYR-DCA

Mon Oct 17, 2005 7:23 am

Quoting PVD757 (Reply 5):
I wonder if MYR will remain on the NK route map at all over the next few months...

It is in the ACY and LGA sked thru the whole winter, although 5 days a week out of ACY....

I would love to see it go PVD-ACY-MYR... especially in the winter... last year was the first year ACY ran it year round, and the winter loads were not that great.
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RE: Spirit (NK) To Drop MYR-DCA

Mon Oct 17, 2005 7:25 am

MAH-Was MYR one of the large-hub, medium-hub, small-hub, or non-hub slot exemptions? I totally forget.
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RE: Spirit (NK) To Drop MYR-DCA

Mon Oct 17, 2005 7:28 am

non-hub slot exemptions... it fell under the small city exemption.
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RE: Spirit (NK) To Drop MYR-DCA

Mon Oct 17, 2005 7:36 am

Quoting Nkops (Reply 7):
would love to see it go PVD-ACY-MYR

That might help, specially if it didn't disturb the schedule too much. just add a hop up to PVD or something
 
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RE: Spirit (NK) To Drop MYR-DCA

Tue Oct 18, 2005 9:59 am

Is Spirit dropping all service to DCA or just the flights between DCA and Myrtle Beach? I know they also fly to Detroit and Ft. Lauderdale from DCA...anyone know???
 
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RE: Spirit (NK) To Drop MYR-DCA

Tue Oct 18, 2005 11:39 am

Quoting Dcbat2072 (Reply 11):
Is Spirit dropping all service to DCA or just the flights between DCA and Myrtle Beach? I know they also fly to Detroit and Ft. Lauderdale from DCA...anyone know???

Just MYR. They are not dropping FLL/DTW service.
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