nkops
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NK Starts FFP

Thu Mar 02, 2006 3:02 am

http://www.spiritair.com/welcome.aspx?pg=fslanding

Apparently , we have started a FFP... I must have missed the memo on this one. It is apparently mileage based, which I don't particularly like on smaller carriers, but I guess we'll see...
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PVD757
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RE: NK Starts FFP

Thu Mar 02, 2006 3:24 am

Logical move on NK's part. Seems simple and inexpensive to implement. It can only help NK's cause. Now they need to get the airbus transition done so we can get some of our flights back...
 
nkops
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RE: NK Starts FFP

Thu Mar 02, 2006 3:44 am

all the md80's will be gone by Labor Day... you do get your 2nd FLL flight back though, don't you???

I agree it's a logical move, just not sure about the mileage aspect of it.
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PVD757
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RE: NK Starts FFP

Thu Mar 02, 2006 3:49 am

Quoting Nkops (Reply 2):
you do get your 2nd FLL flight back though, don't you???

we have it back starting tomorrow through the end of April (4 days a week anyway). The RSW and the afternoon FLL go away as of May 1st. The RSW re-appears in the schedules in early November - but no sign of the 2nd FLL. I can't imagine it wouldn't come back once you guys have the aircraft available since all 3 Florida flights were packed from day 1 (less so much last fall - but that's normal). Unless the yeilds were bad that is. The avergae fares seem comparible with other stations of similar stage length, so I'd say that shouldn't be an issue either...
 
N587NK
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RE: NK Starts FFP

Thu Mar 02, 2006 7:52 am

It was announced to the employees about a week ago and was in the Spirit Today newsletter a few days ago. Although they said not to discuss it with pax because it wasnt going to be announced until the 28th. I think its a good thing. About time if you ask me
 
nkops
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RE: NK Starts FFP

Thu Mar 02, 2006 8:30 am

Quoting N587NK (Reply 4):
It was announced to the employees about a week ago and was in the Spirit Today newsletter a few days ago.

I should probably stop taking so many days off!!!! I agree it is a good thing, as we get alot of repeat customers.
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N587NK
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RE: NK Starts FFP

Thu Mar 02, 2006 8:36 am

yeah and hopefully it will help to attract new repeat customers
 
MAH4546
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RE: NK Starts FFP

Thu Mar 02, 2006 8:38 am

They should be annoucing 3-5 new cities by summer. Mexico City is one, most likely. I've also been hearing San Jose, Freeport, and Aruba.
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N587NK
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RE: NK Starts FFP

Thu Mar 02, 2006 8:40 am

San Jose has been rumored for a long time. I havent heard about Freeport but Aruba wouldnt surprise me
 
nkops
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RE: NK Starts FFP

Thu Mar 02, 2006 8:40 am

Quoting MAH4546 (Reply 7):
They should be annoucing 3-5 new cities by summer

I believe that 1 or 2 will be domestic to pick up feeder traffic for the Caribbean. I'm hoping for IND since FL is leaving
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N587NK
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RE: NK Starts FFP

Thu Mar 02, 2006 8:41 am

IND would be great but personally I'm hoping for SEA or PHX

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