foxtrot2
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Vision Airlines Route Cuts?

Sun Dec 11, 2011 1:07 am

Just got wind that Vision is cutting CKB to SFB and possibly SDF. Im pretty certain that these routes have not even started yet. They are only going to honor tickets untill 01/07/11.

What is going on with Vision? I also heard there 738 got repoed to MIA in another forum. Just last year they were basically making VPS a hub and now VPS only serves 2 cities...This airline makes alot of random naive decisions! any other info?

http://www.therepublic.com/view/stor...c69d36295e/WV--Bridgeport-Flights/
 
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RE: Vision Airlines Route Cuts?

Sun Dec 11, 2011 1:44 am

Quoting foxtrot2 (Thread starter):
Just got wind that Vision is cutting CKB to SFB and possibly SDF. Im pretty certain that these routes have not even started yet. They are only going to honor tickets untill 01/07/11.

It looks as if there are problems at Champaign - CMI - too:

http://www.news-gazette.com/news/tra...ision-might-not-fly-here-long.html

" If you were planning to book a trip to Florida on Vision Airlines after the first week of January, you may be out of luck."

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RE: Vision Airlines Route Cuts?

Sun Dec 11, 2011 1:48 am

Wonder if Vision is still handling any "rendition" flights??
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RE: Vision Airlines Route Cuts?

Sun Dec 11, 2011 3:30 pm

Vision had also committed to operating for DirectAir. With the repo of their 738's (I was told two of them), they could no longer fulfill their obligations and the flights (20-24 per week) were subbed out to Miami Air.
 
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RE: Vision Airlines Route Cuts?

Sun Dec 11, 2011 11:27 pm

I wouldn't be surprised to Vision Air end scheduled service after the seasonal FPO flights end
 
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RE: Vision Airlines Route Cuts?

Mon Dec 12, 2011 12:26 am

Quoting smoot4208 (Reply 4):
I wouldn't be surprised to Vision Air end scheduled service after the seasonal FPO flights end

I wouldnt be surpised to see them file BK. They are on cash only re-fueling in ATL
 
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RE: Vision Airlines Route Cuts?

Mon Dec 12, 2011 12:45 am

Apparently, Vision has been behind on payments to airport for quite a while.

http://www.nwfdailynews.com/articles...sion-45704-airlines-northwest.html
 
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RE: Vision Airlines Route Cuts?

Mon Dec 12, 2011 5:23 am

I flew on their 737-300 from RIC to Freeport and back on their $29 introductory fare. The plane flew nearly empty both ways. On the return, the flight attendant announced that we had 29 passengers. By the way, the aircraft had Continental seat covers and the galley carts had Continental on them, so it was easy to guess where the plane came from.

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RE: Vision Airlines Route Cuts?

Mon Dec 12, 2011 5:44 am

Not good news that First Data Resources (their credit card clearinghouse) is withholding a substantial amount of money due to Vision's fragile financial condition. Seems that this is the end for the airline, in my opinion.
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RE: Vision Airlines Route Cuts?

Mon Dec 12, 2011 6:36 am

Quoting stasisLAX (Reply 8):
Seems that this is the end for the airline, in my opinion.

I agree.
 
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RE: Vision Airlines Route Cuts?

Mon Dec 12, 2011 7:01 am

You can't make money on $29.00 fares. I don't know how Direct Air does it. I get emails all the time about cheap fares. When will these airlines (management) get a clue? What does it cost to fly a 737-300 let alone a 737-800? I am talking total operations, ramp, catering, fuel, landing fees, crew costs, lease payments, insurance, etc. etc, ???
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