FL's routemap out of IND has always seemed a bit strange to me - a couple cities out West, ATL, and Florida. It makes me question the non-O&D usefulness of the IND-LAX, IND-LAX, and former IND-SFO flights. Not a whole lot of point in going XXX-IND-ATL since you could fly XXX-ATL nonstop. LAS/LAX-IND-Florida is a longer trip than LAS/LAX-ATL-Florida. So, I'm wondering:
1) Does FL sell itineraries that connect in IND? Anybody know approximately what % of FL's IND customers are connecting there?
2) It would make more geographical (as opposed to economic or operational, which I have no idea about) sense to connect LAS/LAX-IND-Northeast than LAS/LAX-ATL-Northeast. Does anybody think that FL will ever add flight(s) from IND to the Northeast?
I guess I'll give my own answer to #2. I don't think it's likely, since FL now has so much going on in MKE. There's not much point in adding LAX-IND-BOS since they're already running LAX-MKE-BOS, for instance.