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LAXintl
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Spirit Applies For Dallas - Cancun Route

Mon Jul 02, 2012 9:30 pm

Spirit Airlines applied with the DOT today, to add yet another DFW route. This time they propose service to Cancun Mexico commencing November 2012 using mix of A319/A320 equipment.

Planned schedule:

Eff November 10 - Sat Only
NK368 DFW-CUN 0730-1005 A319
NK365 CUN-DFW 1055-1345 A319

Eff March 10, 2013 - Sat
NK368 DFW-CUN 0730-0905 A319
NK365 CUN-DFW 0955-1345 A319

Eff April 25, 2013 - Tue/Thu/Sat
NK368 DFW-CUN 1455-1725 A319
NK365 CUN-DFW 1825-2105 A319

Eff June 13, 2013 - Daily
NK368 DFW-CUN 1105-1335 A320
NK365 CUN-DFW 1825-2105 A320


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RE: Spirit Applies For Dallas - Cancun Route

Tue Jul 03, 2012 3:58 am

This blocks out WN from serving CUN via Dallas. Would be nice if they applied for IAH-CUN as well.
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RE: Spirit Applies For Dallas - Cancun Route

Tue Jul 03, 2012 4:10 am

Quoting Byrdluvs747 (Reply 1):
This blocks out WN from serving CUN via Dallas. Would be nice if they applied for IAH-CUN as well.

Doesn't block WN from DAL. After Wright is lifted, flights can only fly to domestic destinations, so WN still wouldn't be able to fly DAL-CUN n/s.

HOU/IAH-CUN, on the other hand, has the potential to be a blocking move, depending on how many other carrier already fly that route.

Also, in doing further research, I came across this:
http://blogs.star-telegram.com/sky_t...luding-houston-and-baltimore-.html

Looks like DFW-BWI and DFW-HOU/IAH (airport unknown at this point)start in September, and DFW-OAK/LAX start in April.

Interesting...   

[Edited 2012-07-02 21:25:16]

[Edited 2012-07-02 21:25:39]
 
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RE: Spirit Applies For Dallas - Cancun Route

Tue Jul 03, 2012 5:40 am

Shown as IAH on Spirits website
 
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RE: Spirit Applies For Dallas - Cancun Route

Tue Jul 03, 2012 6:02 am

Wow Spirit's really going gangbusters at DFDub'. Wonder if the experiment will work.
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RE: Spirit Applies For Dallas - Cancun Route

Tue Jul 03, 2012 6:26 am

Quoting FlyASAGuy2005 (Reply 4):
Wow Spirit's really going gangbusters at DFDub'. Wonder if the experiment will work.

I consider it a draw after BOSDFW fizzing out. The question is will SY fight it out as NK seems to be more likely to cut and run.
 
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RE: Spirit Applies For Dallas - Cancun Route

Tue Jul 03, 2012 3:54 pm

SY DFW-CUN service is primarily for tour operators (such as Apple), so I don't think there will be much overlap with NK unless some of the operators bail and decide to buy seats on NK instead.
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RE: Spirit Applies For Dallas - Cancun Route

Tue Jul 03, 2012 4:06 pm

Quoting LAXintl (Reply 6):
SY DFW-CUN service is primarily for tour operators (such as Apple), so I don't think there will be much overlap with NK unless some of the operators bail and decide to buy seats on NK instead.

SY has always been tour runs out of DFW, mostly the summer added flights.
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RE: Spirit Applies For Dallas - Cancun Route

Tue Jul 03, 2012 4:15 pm

Having flown SY DFW-CUN, I'd fly them again, anytime. Excellent service. Certainly a superior product to that offered by Spirit.

Welcome the competition, though!
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RE: Spirit Applies For Dallas - Cancun Route

Tue Jul 03, 2012 4:31 pm

Quoting flyingcaT (Reply 5):
I consider it a draw after BOSDFW fizzing out.

This route is still open for booking though; at least for August. Didn't check beyond that.
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RE: Spirit Applies For Dallas - Cancun Route

Tue Jul 03, 2012 4:39 pm

Quoting gdg9 (Reply 9):
This route is still open for booking though; at least for August. Didn't check beyond that.

Looks like it is bookable (per their website) through December 7th.
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RE: Spirit Applies For Dallas - Cancun Route

Wed Jul 04, 2012 1:38 pm

Quoting sdoyon (Reply 10):
Looks like it is bookable (per their website) through December 7th.

Good info. I checked myself and it looks like it is actually bookable only through November 7.
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