gmonney
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Canadian Charter Question

Mon Feb 26, 2001 2:29 pm

Could Canadian Charters benifit from a Dash 8, or another smaller aircraft? It seems like the charters here have 732 and A319's as their smallest. Could the Dash 8 be more profitable on short hauls like YYZ- Montreal, Ottawa, etc. Does AirCanada have any competition on these shorter routes? Is there alternatives other than AC?

Can you see C3/Royal in the future having the same structure as AC, with a wide variety of aircrafts traveling to vast destinations? I guess it would make sense for C3 to just have AirBusses!!! Will they ever get an A340 or A380? Or are they just interested in older used aircrafts?

Thanks,

G
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watewate
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RE: Canadian Charter Question

Mon Feb 26, 2001 3:23 pm

Why run a Dash 8 when they're filling up 732s and A319s to their last seats? Plus, routes between YYZ,YOW and YUL deserve jet service. Put a prop on that route and that's death wish for the airline.

I posted earlier about C3 possibly starting Toronto to Seoul in the future.
 
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RE: Canadian Charter Question

Mon Feb 26, 2001 11:11 pm

It could work on connections into the big cities for people who are travelling on to various southern destinations with the company....Although they are moving away from charters ROY/CMM could lease some 8's do feed their charter flights from some of the more remote places like northern Ontario/Quebec. But it would have to be much cheaper then AC offers.
 
CPDC10-30
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RE: Canadian Charter Question

Tue Feb 27, 2001 12:35 am

Unfortunatley the average citizen does not enjoy flying on props, no matter how modern and quiet they are. RJ or 717 would be a better choice if they are looking to go small.

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