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Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger)

Mon Aug 06, 2007 3:45 pm

What are the possible Midwest Airlines/Connect Destinations to be added if they do not merge with FL. Especially with more CR2's yet to be delivered. I know they have been adding kind of long range routes on the CR2's to Charlotte, etc. But with more CR2's coming in. Im wondering if they might make a possible western expansion. Such as MKE-the Dakotas, Montana, Colorado, etc.

If they ever went west, even further than Duluth, and Omaha, (from MKE) what could be possible new routes. This is even including routes that they could start in 2008. My surprise is that they dont start service to Fargo, Sioux Falls, or Rapid City. They would do great on these routes with the CRJ-200's because then they could compete with United And Northwest. United uses CR2's to FAR, RAP and FSD. And CR7's to FSD also.

Its just always surprised me they havent actually expanded into the actual Mid Section of the Country.
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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger)

Mon Aug 06, 2007 10:44 pm

Well with regard to the CRJs, they've already placed them twice daily on MKE-MSN. Guess YX never got the memo about bigger RJs on short routes like that. I dought we'll see MSN loads high enough to justify the CRJ.
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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger)

Mon Aug 06, 2007 10:58 pm

Quoting Skyexramper (Reply 1):

My prayers that someday you find a job/employer that will work for you or that you can find peace some other way!

$YX2621 Y1 B1 H1 V1 Q1 K1 W1 M1 MSNMKE 220P 255P * CRJ 0E

With only one seat left to sell, my bets are that it is already overbooked!
 
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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger)

Mon Aug 06, 2007 11:27 pm

PHL will see a 5th flight (3xCRJ and 2X 717) in October
 
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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger)

Mon Aug 06, 2007 11:33 pm

Speaking of YX....when are the last two MCI destinations for the year going to be announced? I guess technically they could wait until late September for annoucing new routes starting in December so we may have to wait a few more weeks.
 
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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger)

Mon Aug 06, 2007 11:42 pm

Quoting RJNUT (Reply 2):
My prayers that someday you find a job/employer that will work for you or that you can find peace some other way!

$YX2621 Y1 B1 H1 V1 Q1 K1 W1 M1 MSNMKE 220P 255P * CRJ 0E

With only one seat left to sell, my bets are that it is already overbooked

Today that flight still has 7 open seats.
 
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Mon Aug 06, 2007 11:53 pm

that

Quoting N917ME (Reply 5):
Today that flight still has 7 open seats.

I am sorry , that was for 12august...
 
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Tue Aug 07, 2007 12:05 am

Quoting MSYtristar (Reply 4):
Speaking of YX....when are the last two MCI destinations for the year going to be announced? I guess technically they could wait until late September for annoucing new routes starting in December so we may have to wait a few more weeks.

Heh...I would've thought an announcement of an MCI-MSY routing with one of the CRJ's was a foregone conclusion, and I'm a little surprised we haven't seen it yet. On the other hand, XJet may have ruined that party.

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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger)

Tue Aug 07, 2007 12:21 am

Could Midwest Airlines start RST (Rochester, MN)-MKE? They have been doing a little expansion in Minnesota. Adding DLH-MKE and adding flights to the MSP-MKE route.
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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger

Tue Aug 07, 2007 12:31 am

I wish they would fly to MDW from MCI at least.
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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger)

Tue Aug 07, 2007 1:29 am

Quoting 737DAB320 (Reply 9):
I wish they would fly to MDW from MCI at least.

I'm fairly certain YX has no intention of ever returning to the Chicago market. It's simply too close to MKE for YX to consider it practical.
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Tue Aug 07, 2007 2:29 am

Quoting RJNUT (Reply 2):
My prayers that someday you find a job/employer that will work for you or that you can find peace some other way!

With just a simple comment about putting a CRJ on a 50nm leg turns into bashing me...wtf.
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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger)

Tue Aug 07, 2007 2:31 am

Quoting Mikey711MN (Reply 7):
I would've thought an announcement of an MCI-MSY routing with one of the CRJ's was a foregone conclusion, and I'm a little surprised we haven't seen it yet. On the other hand, XJet may have ruined that party.

Perhaps, but then again: for several years pre-K, MCI-MSY saw 4xD mainline nonstop service. Could certainly see 3xD RJs able to cope.
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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger)

Tue Aug 07, 2007 2:34 am

I'd like to see them add MIA. We have MCI service on AirTran, but a daily MD80 or two to Milwaukee would be welcome. They do well up at the road at FLL.
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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger

Tue Aug 07, 2007 2:50 am

Quoting Af773atmsp (Reply 8):
Could Midwest Airlines start RST (Rochester, MN)-MKE? They have been doing a little expansion in Minnesota. Adding DLH-MKE and adding flights to the MSP-MKE route.

I think that would be quite possible...it would be fantastic.
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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger)

Tue Aug 07, 2007 2:55 am

I'd like to see YX pulling in another west coast city.
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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger)

Tue Aug 07, 2007 3:51 am

Quoting MAH4546 (Reply 13):
I'd like to see them add MIA

That would be nice: AA never got around to flying MKE-MIA like some of us thought.

Quoting Af773atmsp (Reply 8):
Could Midwest Airlines start RST (Rochester, MN)-MKE

Although that would be nice too, I think that route won't be likely any time soon. I mean YX obviously couldn't make LSE work and that's not too terribly far away.

Quoting Skyexramper (Reply 15):
I'd like to see YX pulling in another west coast city.

Yeah me too, maybe either PDX or SLC.

Some CRJ expansion I'd like to see includes MKE-LIT, MKE-OKC, MKE-FSD, MKE-BUF, and MKE-RIC
From MCI.... MSY, ABQ, SLC, and Jackson, MS would be great
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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger)

Tue Aug 07, 2007 4:09 am

They aren't going to add much of anything unless they get a few more birds....and the 717 is not on the add-on list....
which is too bad.
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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger)

Tue Aug 07, 2007 4:11 am

Quoting Mkeflyer717 (Reply 16):
Although that would be nice too, I think that route won't be likely any time soon. I mean YX obviously couldn't make LSE work and that's not too terribly far away.

Totally different market...RST is far more dynamic (not to mention bigger.)...Also bear in mind it was on the B1900...not a very desirable aircraft compared to the DC-9s flying in and out of LSE. But RST is just as competitive, so I guess we'll see. YX would definitely have to work a little.
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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger)

Tue Aug 07, 2007 4:12 am

How many RJs are online now?
 
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Tue Aug 07, 2007 4:31 am

Quoting Isitsafenow (Reply 17):
They aren't going to add much of anything unless they get a few more birds....and the 717 is not on the add-on list....
which is too bad.

Could this mean we could eventually be seeing an Embraer 195 in YX colours somewhere down the road?
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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger)

Tue Aug 07, 2007 5:33 am

Any chance of seeing MCI-OMA on CRJ's?? It would be nice for connections out of OMA
 
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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger)

Tue Aug 07, 2007 5:44 am

Quoting Af773atmsp (Reply 8):
Could Midwest Airlines start RST (Rochester, MN)-MKE?

I don't think YX will be stepping on NW's toes as long as they have their codeshare (or whatever it is) agreement.
 
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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger)

Tue Aug 07, 2007 6:28 am

Quote:
I don't think YX will be stepping on NW's toes as long as they have their codeshare (or whatever it is) agreement.

That still doesnt mean they cant start service there. Though I dont Think YX would ever start service to RST, at least for a while because lots of people choose NW to MSP. Red Tail Country. I bet Midwest has been talking about adding FSD to their route map. But idk if it would either be from MKE or FSD. I mean, if they start Duluth Service, theres no doubt Sioux Falls could handle their services.
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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger)

Tue Aug 07, 2007 11:23 am

Quoting Airbusaddict (Reply 23):

Sioux Falls would be a great add for them, if they'd come in with not outrageously lower fares, but something to give Northwest a little run for their money.
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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger)

Tue Aug 07, 2007 11:31 am

Quoting N908AW (Reply 18):
Totally different market...RST is far more dynamic (not to mention bigger

And Mayo Clinic is in Rochester. That could give RST and edge too.

Quoting Airbusaddict (Reply 23):

I'd like to see them add FSD.

What about other places in the midwest like FAR, GFK, BIS, PIR, etc?
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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger)

Tue Aug 07, 2007 11:35 am

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What about other places in the midwest like FAR, GFK, BIS, PIR, etc?



Hmmm. PIR, a no, unless they based a Beech 1900 in FSD and did hops, and then BIS, and FAR would probably not be ones they would add to yet. GFK possibly because they only have Northwest.
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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger)

Tue Aug 07, 2007 11:59 am

Quoting AllegiantAir (Reply 25):
GFK

GFK, from an outsider's perspective, seems starved for competition. Fares are quite high. Has GFK ever applied for one of those grants small cities get to expand air service (I don't remember the exact term)? Also, is NW's hold on GFK so strong it's untouchable? I can't think of another NW only station that gets that many seats every day - 3 x DC9 and 2 x SF3 as of now. To me that seems to be a whole lot of seats for a city of about 50,000 that's only about an hour from FAR. Is there that much demand for GFK?
 
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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger)

Tue Aug 07, 2007 12:42 pm

The idea of YX serving FSD is starting to grow on me a bit. I think they could maybe make it work 2x a day with a CRJ.

Doesn't YX have another MD-80 coming online later this year or something that they could use for a new route? While I don't really see MKE-MIA, MKE-SAN would be cool.
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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger)

Tue Aug 07, 2007 1:01 pm

Quoting Airbusaddict (Thread starter):
My surprise is that they dont start service to Fargo, Sioux Falls, or Rapid City. They would do great on these routes with the CRJ-200's because then they could compete with United And Northwest. United uses CR2's to FAR, RAP and FSD. And CR7's to FSD also.



Quoting Mke717spotter (Reply 28):
The idea of YX serving FSD is starting to grow on me a bit. I think they could maybe make it work 2x a day with a CRJ.

Midwest might have a hard time in FSD United is going mainline with 737-500 and 300's in September and a few CRJ's still Northwest is almost all mainline Delta is said to be adding another Atlanta flight and Salt Lake is now staying also Allegiant does great on Vegas and Orlando there to and it looks like will add Phoenix when they start that up. I would love to see Midwest come in but a city with only 220,000 in the metro area and alot of people still willing to drive to Omaha for cheaper flights it will be a hard sell.
 
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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger)

Tue Aug 07, 2007 1:07 pm

Quote:
Midwest might have a hard time in FSD United is going mainline with 737-500 and 300's in September and a few CRJ's still Northwest is almost all mainline Delta is said to be adding another Atlanta flight and Salt Lake is now staying also Allegiant does great on Vegas and Orlando there to and it looks like will add Phoenix when they start that up. I would love to see Midwest come in but a city with only 220,000 in the metro area and alot of people still willing to drive to Omaha for cheaper flights it will be a hard sell.



Midwest will not have a tough time competiting against United because the 737's are for FSD-DEN only. But in a few months possibly FSD-ORD also. Sioux Falls is 230,000 Metro/City together. People are willing to drive to Omaha RIGHT NOW. With only three legacy carriers and a vacation airline. If YX did start FSD service, that actually would bring some of the Sioux Falls travelers back from Omaha, and possibly more traffic from SUX, since FSD is just a little bit closer to Sioux City than SUX is to Omaha.
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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger)

Tue Aug 07, 2007 7:06 pm

I mean, Chicago is one of the top markets to fly too, and a lot of those passengers from FSD on United probably go north to Milwaukee or someplace. I think 2x-3x Daily CR2's to start off would be a good idea. But i would be if YX did start service to FSD, they would move a lot of their FSD passengers that go to OMA to fly them, back up to Sioux Falls, then possibly (much much l8r) they would upgrade to a 717-200, or just add a few more daily flights. No Doubt About It, Midwest would make a lot of  dollarsign  Money on that route.
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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger)

Tue Aug 07, 2007 10:15 pm

What is the chance they would return to TVC? I flew them a few times when they were here before, liked them alot.
 
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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger)

Tue Aug 07, 2007 10:40 pm

I would think that PVD has a good chance for MKE service on CRJs. It's the obvious missing business type destination in the string of northeast markets between BOS and WASH.
 
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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger)

Wed Aug 08, 2007 6:55 am

Quoting JBo (Reply 10):


I'm fairly certain YX has no intention of ever returning to the Chicago market.

I don't recall YX flying to either ORD or MDW. Did I miss something?
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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger)

Wed Aug 08, 2007 8:20 am

Yes you missed something......(OzarkD9S)

Im an employee at YX and YES we used to serve Chicago-MDW (Midway) from Milwaukee years ago. YX also OWNS a gate at KORD as well.
 
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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger)

Wed Aug 08, 2007 8:35 am

Does YX lease out that Gate to antoher airline at ORD?
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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger)

Wed Aug 08, 2007 9:33 am

I think that they would go to any cities in Monta, South or North Dakota, Wyoming. They may go to some airport in IL. BMI has been stay strong and stable for long time and that they has received some new routes or expand flights into and out of BMI. Possible some airports in Michigan. I know that not many airports in Indiana are doing good. IND which has been doing well and strong as we expect it would be.
 
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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger)

Wed Aug 08, 2007 9:37 am

Skyway has two passes in the MKE-MDW market, both with BE1.

In the early 90s, Mesa operating as YX* flew MKE-MDW-SDF, primarily to serve MDW-SDF. When Southwest came into MDW-SDF, the whole route was dropped. (MKE-SDF nonstops came quite a bit later)

In fall of 1997 Skyway (Astral) added Midway along with Escanaba, flying ESC-MKE-MDW twice per weekday. Escanaba had lost its Chicago sevice, and Skyway figured they'd do well in Escanaba serving local Chicago traffic as well as connecting traffic via MKE. In fact they carried only a few ESC-MDW passengers per day, and MKE-MDW averaged around 5 pax per flight, nearly all connections originating in places like CWA, MQT, ESC and GRB. It was pulled after 6 months.
 
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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger)

Wed Aug 08, 2007 9:39 am

Quoting SkyexRamper (Reply 11):
With just a simple comment about putting a CRJ on a 50nm leg turns into bashing me...wtf.

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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger)

Wed Aug 08, 2007 9:58 am

Quoting Pilotfox (Reply 19):
How many RJs are online now?

12. Essentially 8 in MKE and 4 in MCI. A few of the lines hit both MKE and MCI in the same day. 13 if you count the spare in MKE.

[Edited 2007-08-08 02:59:02]
 
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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger)

Wed Aug 08, 2007 11:37 am

Quote:
I think that they would go to any cities in Monta, South or North Dakota, Wyoming.



Questionable on the Wyoming Routes. MY only guess for Montana is seasonal service to Bozeman for the college students and Bozeman itself. (Bozeman was a really really nice city) Here are my guesses:


  • 1. Sioux Falls (CR2's, FRJ's)
  • 2. Fargo/Grand Forks (CR2's, FRJ's)
  • 3. Rapid City (CR2's)
  • 4. AberdeenSD/Bismarck (FRJ's, CR2's maybe)

    For Connect Service.

    If Midwest Did Some Major Skyway Expansion, they could possibly start another instate hopper someplace to give

    Quote:
    Northwest a little run for their money

    . They could maybe base 1 Beech 1900D out of FSD and go from FSD-ABR, PIR, RAP, etc. so then those passengers could stop in FSD then head onwards to MKE in a CR2, so technically connecting, but in a 9 gate terminal, lol. They could always use Gate 2 until they add a jetway or Gate 8 at SF.

    If YX ever added another Midwestern city to its destinations, like I keep saying over and over, and sorry i keep saying it over and over, but FSD has got to be their next midwestern destination.
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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger)

Wed Aug 08, 2007 1:22 pm

Quoting Airbusaddict (Reply 41):
If Midwest Did Some Major Skyway Expansion

If they were serious about expanding Skyway, they would try to buy Air Midwest from Mesa and take all the 1900Ds and routes out of MCI.
But silly me, if YX had money they would have bought their own RJs, ERJs.

[Edited 2007-08-08 06:36:31]
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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger)

Wed Aug 08, 2007 1:37 pm

OR just like some expansion. But the ABR, PIR, RAP through FSD was an idea that will never happen... Why would anyone want to buy Air Midwest, havent they been having troubles or is that Mesa?+
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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger)

Wed Aug 08, 2007 1:39 pm

Quoting Airbusaddict (Reply 43):
Why would anyone want to buy Air Midwest, havent they been having troubles or is that Mesa?+

I'm sure it all boils down to Mesa HQ. But buying Air Midwest would give them an already fixed expansion that they currently codeshare on.
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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger)

Wed Aug 08, 2007 1:56 pm

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I'm sure it all boils down to Mesa HQ. But buying Air Midwest would give them an already fixed expansion that they currently codeshare on

Has Midwest thought about buying Air Midwest. If they did, where would they move the Beech 1900D bases too? Or just keep them? My guesses that they could start competing against like Mesaba at Northwest Airlink or Great Lakes.
Maybe they could move to instate service such as:
MCI
OMA
COS/DEN
FSD
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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger)

Wed Aug 08, 2007 2:29 pm

Would YX really wanna buy Air Midwest? They are phasing out the B1900 from their fleet anyways. It would be cool to see some YX B1900s in MCI, but like SkyexRamper said, YX already has a codeshare on those routes.

Which reminds me, is there any new info on those EAS routes from MKE that have been awarded to Great Lakes Airlines? I really haven't heard anything on the matter since that last announcement. Anyone have any info?
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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger)

Wed Aug 08, 2007 3:55 pm

Quote:
Would YX really wanna buy Air Midwest?

Thats true actually, i just thought that right now. Are they also phasing out the Dornier 328's? Im guessing the CR2's culd be their replacment , but im guessing that wont happen for a while. Oh, and by the way, i started a website petition at www.freewebs.com/flysiouxfalls . Hopefully i can get 500 signatures, then send the information to Midwest, and hopefully they will consider to start service.

SIoux Falls is offering 350,000 dollars in incentives for a new airline to start service to Sioux Falls plus 50,000 dollars in adverts for any airline to start a new destination. I think Sioux Falls is getting very into trying to get a new airline. Sign the petiton on that website. Like, i got interview and everything by a news website and stuff about it, so it was pretty cool.

Oh, and also, is Boeing Not making any more 717's?
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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger)

Wed Aug 08, 2007 8:57 pm

Quoting Gener8tion (Reply 35):


YES we used to serve Chicago-MDW (Midway) from Milwaukee years ago. YX also OWNS a gate at KORD as well.



Quoting Knope2001 (Reply 38):


Skyway has two passes in the MKE-MDW market, both with BE1.

In the early 90s, Mesa operating as YX* flew MKE-MDW-SDF, primarily to serve MDW-SDF. When Southwest came into MDW-SDF, the whole route was dropped. (MKE-SDF nonstops came quite a bit later)

In fall of 1997 Skyway (Astral) added Midway along with Escanaba, flying ESC-MKE-MDW twice per weekday. Escanaba had lost its Chicago sevice, and Skyway figured they'd do well in Escanaba serving local Chicago traffic as well as connecting traffic via MKE. In fact they carried only a few ESC-MDW passengers per day, and MKE-MDW averaged around 5 pax per flight, nearly all connections originating in places like CWA, MQT, ESC and GRB. It was pulled after 6 months.

Thanks for the info. Relatively short-lived apparently, no wonder it didn't register in my brain, if indeed it ever did!
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RE: Future Midwest Air Destinations (w/ Out Merger)

Wed Aug 08, 2007 11:36 pm

Quoting Mke717spotter (Reply 46):
Which reminds me, is there any new info on those EAS routes from MKE that have been awarded to Great Lakes Airlines?

No news what so ever.

Quoting Airbusaddict (Reply 47):
Are they also phasing out the Dornier 328's?

No, they are just having a harder time keeping them out of the hanger.

Quoting Airbusaddict (Reply 47):
Hopefully i can get 500 signatures, then send the information to Midwest, and hopefully they will consider to start service.

Could you guaranty 500 people to flying midwest per day? You're going to need a few thousand before YX HQ would even glance at it.

Quoting Airbusaddict (Reply 47):
Oh, and also, is Boeing Not making any more 717's?

Nope...the last one went to FL back in May.
Good Luck to all Skyway Pilots! It's been great working with you!