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Baton Rouge Air Service

Mon Aug 27, 2012 3:55 pm

Does anyone think Baton Rouge will see an increase in frequency/cities served from current carriers?
Also what about new carriers? Several have attempted but failed in Baton Rouge according ot past history. Please advise.
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RE: Baton Rouge Air Service

Mon Aug 27, 2012 4:17 pm

G4, V2 and F9 have already come and gone in the past few years.

At least this last attempt of US seems to have stuck... I think this is their third attempt - they used to fly B19s to New Orleans in the early 90's, and then later had a brief stint of BTR-CLT in the early 00's.

If US and AA do merge, the airport will be down to just DL, UA and AA (like many other small airports). I can only imagine how much more expensive the tickets will be... I guess a lot more people will be making the treck to MSY.
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RE: Baton Rouge Air Service

Mon Aug 27, 2012 7:10 pm

IMHO, as long at the AP Director is there treating BTR like his own personal airport and everyone wants to cater to "him", then I would say no. MSY is only an hour or so away by driving.

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