AA LAX Xpansion - Colorado Springs & Tulsa

Thu Sep 21, 2000 1:46 am

AA is expanding service from LAX to Tulsa and Colorado Springs. Interesting choices, what do you think?
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RE: AA LAX Xpansion - Colorado Springs & Tulsa

Thu Sep 21, 2000 4:36 am

Will AA expand more in LAX or in San Jose?
Tan Flyr
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RE: AA LAX Xpansion - Colorado Springs & Tulsa

Thu Sep 21, 2000 5:07 am

Colorado Springs is seasonal service as I recall. The Tulsa flights had not made it into the schedule download as of 9/19. Most likely easier to schedule flights with pax to ferry planes to LAX, than to try to funner any more thru DFW. Plus the expanding service at LAX will require more aircraft. Bet on modest growth at SJC.
travelin man
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RE: AA LAX Xpansion - Colorado Springs & Tulsa

Thu Sep 21, 2000 7:09 am

I don't see any mention of Tulsa in the press release. I would be very surprised to see non-stop Tulsa-LAX service. In addition, I think AA had cut back the non-stop COS service from 4 flights/day to 2 flights/day. The COS-LAX service was inherited from Reno.
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RE: AA LAX Xpansion - Colorado Springs & Tulsa

Thu Sep 21, 2000 7:30 am

Here is the info about the new Tulsa service travellin man

American Airlines to Begin Nonstop Service From Tulsa to Los Angeles; Daily Nonstop Will Provide Tulsa With Only Direct Link to the West Coast
FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines announced today that it will begin daily nonstop service between Tulsa, Okla., and Los Angeles International Airport on Nov. 1

American will operate one daily round-trip flight between the two cities with newly reconfigured, 129-seat Super 80 aircraft, which feature more legroom throughout the entire coach cabin.

``This new nonstop service provides our customers in Tulsa and the surrounding area with a direct West Coast connection, '' said Gordon Christopher, American's general manager at Tulsa. ``And with more legroom in the entire coach cabin, travelers will have a more comfortable travel experience.''

Major corporations will now have the additional benefit of flying nonstop to the West Coast. Tulsa, is also the home of American's Jet Maintenance and Engineering Center. With over 10,000 employees statewide, American is Oklahoma's largest civilian employer.

Here is the airline's Tulsa to Los Angeles schedule (all times are local):

Depart at 7:15 a.m. Arrive at 8:42 a.m.
Depart at 6:50 p.m. Arrive at 11:40 p.m.

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