ContinentalGuy
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USA 3000 Destinations - The True Question

Wed Jun 07, 2006 9:20 am

Is it strange that !USA! 3000 airlines has more destinations out of Punta Cana then in their hub which is Philadelphia?
 
luv2fly
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RE: USA 3000 Destinations - The True Question

Wed Jun 07, 2006 9:21 am

Quoting ContinentalGuy (Thread starter):
Is it strange that !USA! 3000 airlines has more destinations out of Punta Cana then in their hub which is Philadelphia?

The parent company is HQ'd outside of PHL is all, parent company is Apple Vacations. Also Punta Cana is one of the destinations they serve almost from each city they fly out of.
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RE: USA 3000 Destinations - The True Question

Wed Jun 07, 2006 9:22 am

Quoting ContinentalGuy (Thread starter):
Is it strange that !USA! 3000 airlines has more destinations out of Punta Cana then in their hub which is Philadelphia?

Not really, their a vacation airline that happens to sell tickets directly... mostly they do alot with apple vacations and other travel agencies... why would they make phl their main destination when travel agents book to the caribbean and mexico?
Why do I fly???
 
luv2fly
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RE: USA 3000 Destinations - The True Question

Wed Jun 07, 2006 9:23 am

They are owned by Apple Vacations.
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CentPIT
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RE: USA 3000 Destinations - The True Question

Wed Jun 07, 2006 9:26 am

PHL isn't their hub, just their headquarters!

PIT even gets Punta Cana service from them, hahaha!
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usairways85
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RE: USA 3000 Destinations - The True Question

Wed Jun 07, 2006 9:32 am

As stated PHL isn't a hub, yet it still is one of the larger stateside USA3000 cities. USA3000 doesn't have hubs, they are strickly focused on O&D from the East/Midwest to Caribbean/Mexico
 
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RE: USA 3000 Destinations - The True Question

Wed Jun 07, 2006 10:14 am

I didn't think that PHL was their hub either. They do mostly p-2-p service as stated above. If PHL was their hub, then why isn't there at least one U5 jet for every US plane there???
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