RNOcommctr
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Surprise! New RNO Service

Fri Nov 17, 2006 1:01 am

Management here at RNO are holding a news conference in half an hour (0830 PST) to announce a "major" air service addition. Could it be WN non-stop to BWI? Something from Jetblue? A second ATL flight from DL? I know the suspense is killing you so I will post the news in awhile.
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RNOcommctr
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RE: Surprise! New RNO Service

Fri Nov 17, 2006 1:10 am

News flash! The backdrop for the news conference, visible on our CCTV's here in communications, has the WN logo. Please bear with the suspense just a bit longer...
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Coronado990
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RE: Surprise! New RNO Service

Fri Nov 17, 2006 1:12 am

How about a couple new SAN-RNO non-stops on WN!!!!!
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RE: Surprise! New RNO Service

Fri Nov 17, 2006 1:18 am

Hmm.. I would like to put a guess in..

either RNO-DEN or RNO-BWI..

This i like playing the lottery.. do I win? do I lose? does it matter? LOL..
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RE: Surprise! New RNO Service

Fri Nov 17, 2006 1:26 am

WN just , a few hours ago, extended the time fram for reservations until early May, 2007 up from March, 2007 so anything is possible now. Interesting. Though I would think that other markets would come nonstop to BWI before RNO but, in this day, anything is possible.
 
ruuxxv
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RE: Surprise! New RNO Service

Fri Nov 17, 2006 1:33 am

Sabre's displaying 2 WN RNOSAN nonstops starting 11Mar. RNOSAN also appears on WN's route map.
 
ont 737
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RE: Surprise! New RNO Service

Fri Nov 17, 2006 1:42 am

If you check Southwest route map a little closer you will see another new nonstop leg in there  Big grin
 
RNOcommctr
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RE: Surprise! New RNO Service

Fri Nov 17, 2006 1:49 am

It's SAN. Unknown frequency. Rumor has it the equipment will be 737's heehee.

Kinda disappointed. Was hoping for BWI.

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RE: Surprise! New RNO Service

Fri Nov 17, 2006 1:59 am

RNO-SAN:
8:25a 9:40a WN 912 X7 non-stop
6:00p 7:15p WN 383 non-stop

SAN-RNO:
9:35a 11:10a WN 680 non-stop
6:55p 8:30p WN 377 non-stop


Odd that it is only 1hr15min from RNO-SAN but 1hr35min on the northbound.
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RE: Surprise! New RNO Service

Fri Nov 17, 2006 6:51 am

They also have new service on the new Western Airlines public charter.
 
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RE: Surprise! New RNO Service

Fri Nov 17, 2006 8:10 am

Quoting Spinkid (Reply 9):
They also have new service on the new Western Airlines public charter.

Is that the outfit with the Cessna Caravans?
 
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RE: Surprise! New RNO Service

Fri Nov 17, 2006 8:11 am

Quoting Spinkid (Reply 9):
They also have new service on the new Western Airlines public charter.

Is that the outfit with the Cessna Caravans?
 
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RE: Surprise! New RNO Service

Fri Nov 17, 2006 8:32 am

Quoting Wedgetail737 (Reply 10):
Is that the outfit with the Cessna Caravans?

Here is a link, it is a different outfit. There is also another thread discussing it.

http://www.iflywestern.com/where.htm
 
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RE: Surprise! New RNO Service

Fri Nov 17, 2006 9:05 am

Quoting Wedgetail737 (Reply 11):
Is that the outfit with the Cessna Caravans?

Nope, 737s leased from Xtra. Western Airlines initial routes start in Jan. More in this thread

BLI To ONT, RNO, SAN, IWA Announced On Western
http://www1.airliners.net/discussion...eneral_aviation/read.main/3100609/
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wedgetail737
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RE: Surprise! New RNO Service

Fri Nov 17, 2006 1:28 pm

I didn't see the other conversation before posting. So, at the time I was thinking of Western Express.

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