lbhs02
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UA Cuts More Flying For 2012

Mon Sep 10, 2012 6:10 pm

the article can be seen here:

http://www.businessweek.com/ap/2012-...ted-airlines-cuts-more-2012-flying

Which routes will this reduction most likely impact? Thanks in advance for your replies.
 
CALMSP
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RE: UA Cuts More Flying For 2012

Mon Sep 10, 2012 6:56 pm

Quoting lbhs02 (Thread starter):

This will be more day of week cancellations than routes being cut.
 
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RE: UA Cuts More Flying For 2012

Mon Sep 10, 2012 7:30 pm

I spoke with one of my ORD based ExpressJet friends and he said they lost over 60 lines of flying for September.
 
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RE: UA Cuts More Flying For 2012

Mon Sep 10, 2012 7:34 pm

Hopefully it's ERJs that are cut. They are very costly to operate in our high fuel price environment. Especially for small cities, with so many domestic hubs there really doesn't need to be high frequency from any small spoke to a particular hub. EG: GSO doesn't need to be operated 6x a day to EWR when CLE and IAD are also nearby.
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flight152
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RE: UA Cuts More Flying For 2012

Mon Sep 10, 2012 7:49 pm

Quoting Acey559 (Reply 2):
I spoke with one of my ORD based ExpressJet friends and he said they lost over 60 lines of flying for September.

Flying is always reduced in September. The fall pull down happens every year.

Quoting tommy767 (Reply 3):
GSO doesn't need to be operated 6x a day to EWR when CLE and IAD are also nearby.

CLE doesn't have GSO service.
 
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RE: UA Cuts More Flying For 2012

Mon Sep 10, 2012 7:51 pm

Quoting flight152 (Reply 4):

OK -- ORD then.
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