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by rockyracoon
Wed Jul 17, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Baltimore Bound: SEA-SLC-BWI on Delta
Replies: 11
Views: 8362

Re: Baltimore Bound: SEA-SLC-BWI on Delta

Enjoyed your report, thanks for posting!

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by rockyracoon
Wed Mar 06, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca (mainline) is restructuring
Replies: 38
Views: 3218

Re: Avianca (mainline) is restructuring

Is AV doing that poorly at ORD to discontinue all three markets? Didn't BOG recently just start? With UA having their principal hub at ORD one would think UA would be working With AV to build those markets up. What are AV's most profitable markets? BOG-ORD started in November 2018. Surprised by thi...

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by rockyracoon
Mon Dec 10, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca to launch new regional airline
Replies: 9
Views: 2525

Re: Avianca to launch new regional airline

Are there restrictions on routes from EOH? Always wondered about the lack of non-stop service to places like CTG and CLO, or that only Satena operates BOG-EOH for example...

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by rockyracoon
Mon Dec 03, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 1845
Views: 179037

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

Effective Feb 14, one of the CVG-DFW MD80 frequencies will be switched over to an A319. Although its technically a downgauge, hopefully this will allow for some mainline to flow through CVG (as DFW is the only MD80 station). F9 also appears to have added a 2nd daily CVG-DEN on Fridays, hopefully th...

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by rockyracoon
Mon Nov 26, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: My Dream Trip: LH 747-8 Upper Deck to Europe and Edelweiss Air Returning To SAN!
Replies: 14
Views: 15286

Re: My Dream Trip: LH 747-8 Upper Deck to Europe and Edelweiss Air Returning To SAN!

Thanks for posting this report, I really enjoyed reading it. To echo gjunnar's point, this sounded like me thinking about a trip and enjoying the planning process as much as the travel itself!

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by rockyracoon
Tue Jul 31, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 1845
Views: 179037

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

Why does DL currently only have 1 daily nonstop to JFK from CVG, when DL currently has 3 daily nonstops to JFK from IND, 3 daily nonstops to JFK from CMH, and 5 daily nonstops to JFK from ORD? It seems unusual for DL to only have 1 daily nonstop to JFK from CVG with CVG being a DL focus city, with ...

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by rockyracoon
Sun Jun 10, 2018 1:19 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Down Under with Delta...with a couple SNAFUs along the way.
Replies: 21
Views: 7159

Re: Down Under with Delta...with a couple SNAFUs along the way.

Thanks for posting, was a good read. :-)

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by rockyracoon
Sat May 05, 2018 12:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 1845
Views: 179037

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

Does anyone have any photos of AA at Concourse B to share? :veryhappy:

I'm surprised to see the CVG website hasn't been updated to relfect the change, they tend to be on top of stuff.

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by rockyracoon
Sun Mar 04, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 1845
Views: 179037

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

AA MIA-CVG JUN 1.0>3 JUL 1.0>3 AUG 1.0>3 SEP 1.0>3 OCT 1.0>3 NOV 1.0>3 Wow that's a big jump for AA. It had been 2x EMB-145 for the longest time, and then when it dropped to 1x (early 2017, I think?), I got concerned it may go to the wayside... Great news, and more convenient connections! Coupled w...

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by rockyracoon
Fri Feb 23, 2018 1:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 1845
Views: 179037

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

I should add this is from an interview with the airport CEO: http://wvxu.org/post/what-cvgs-success- ... s#stream/0. As far as the masterplan, they are 1/4th into the study. According to the CEO, a new terminal is being studied in the long term plan, but it is still decades away. Thanks for sharing...

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by rockyracoon
Sat Jan 13, 2018 2:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 1845
Views: 179037

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

CVG is getting about a dozen 747's a day, which will probably only grow as more are converted to freighters.


What a gift for airport fans.

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by rockyracoon
Sat Jan 13, 2018 1:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 1845
Views: 179037

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

Wow crazy indeed and more jobs! :smile: Do you know if the runway modifications are part of some agreement, or simply CVG's own initiative? 200 ft width runways would give them something that MEM and SDF don't have. Any idea on the cost for the widening proposal? Amazon is adding an additional 210 a...

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by rockyracoon
Fri Dec 29, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 2150
Views: 201291

Re: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017

B6 would be great, but why not WN adding CVG-BOS? To echo the other posts, this is low hanging fruit. Neighboring IND and CMH have service. Make sense in my opinion, and follows the discussed commitment made by the Cincinnati business community to WN previously reported on. I wasn't thinking about ...

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by rockyracoon
Fri Dec 29, 2017 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 2150
Views: 201291

Re: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017

they still sometimes struggle on those routes due to A/C size. So CMH/IND-BOS are somewhate marginal routes for WN? Just curious on the capacity, it is 1-2x daily, right? considering they haven't solidified themselves in the CVG market yet. With B6 on CVG-BOS they at least control a large portion o...

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by rockyracoon
Fri Dec 29, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 2150
Views: 201291

Re: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017

B6 would be great, but why not WN adding CVG-BOS? To echo the other posts, this is low hanging fruit. Neighboring IND and CMH have service. Make sense in my opinion, and follows the discussed commitment made by the Cincinnati business community to WN previously reported on.

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by rockyracoon
Wed Dec 20, 2017 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 2150
Views: 201291

Re: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017

PHX makes a lot of sense for WN's first western destination from CVG. I agree, it will end up going year round. Would this put a damper on any AA service to PHX?

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by rockyracoon
Mon Dec 11, 2017 1:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta and Westjet agree to form US-Canada JV
Replies: 153
Views: 23929

Re: Delta and Westjet agree to form US-Canada JV

How about direct flights into BOS from western Canada?

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by rockyracoon
Fri Aug 25, 2017 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 2150
Views: 201291

Re: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017

Wonder about the gate situation. Will they unload at B and tow to A at CVG? If delta just gives up one widebody gate that would change everything because since the WOW flights are so late an airline like Condor could have space to come in with a 6-8 landing departure flight or something like that. ...

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by rockyracoon
Wed Aug 23, 2017 11:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 2150
Views: 201291

Re: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017

WOW service from REK to CVG 4x weekly (M-W-F-Su). Arr CVG 11:40pm, Dep 12:40am. Fantastic news for the airport, and 4 weekly flights is a healthy start! This is a real godsend for midwesterners looking to travel in Europe on a budget. Too bad CMH got skipped over, perhaps they don't want to canniba...

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by rockyracoon
Thu Jul 27, 2017 11:12 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: DL ITH-DTW-PVG-DTW-ITH in Y. Experiencing the Smallest and Largest Types in DL's Fleet
Replies: 22
Views: 7740

Re: DL ITH-DTW-PVG-DTW-ITH in Y. Experiencing the Smallest and Largest Types in DL's Fleet

Thanks for the report, I enjoyed it. Cool experience being invited to the cockpit.

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by rockyracoon
Sat Jun 10, 2017 3:35 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Southwest's Cincinnati Inaugural June 2017
Replies: 16
Views: 5145

Re: Southwest's Cincinnati Inaugural June 2017

Thanks for the post, I really enjoyed reading the report.

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by rockyracoon
Thu May 18, 2017 1:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 2150
Views: 201291

Re: The Rest Of Ohio Part 6

New southwest terminal/seating area is open at CVG. Not quite open yet. They have removed the faux wall but still have the seating area roped off with a sign stating construction workers only. They are still putting stuff together. They have added a countdown clock to the entrance but that is the o...

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by rockyracoon
Fri Apr 07, 2017 11:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 2150
Views: 201291

Re: The Rest Of Ohio Part 6

Thanks for posting those photos, cvgComair. Pic of first AA MD-88 at CVG in the old livery colors Really cool to see. Not long ago seeing an AA MD-80 anywhere was ho-hum, but in 2017 we can all appreciate it a little more. Just wondering when those birds are retired if it will facilitate a second ma...

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by rockyracoon
Tue Apr 04, 2017 11:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest DL MD-88 route?
Replies: 33
Views: 9951

Re: Longest DL MD-88 route?

CVG-MCO is 757 miles.

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by rockyracoon
Wed Mar 29, 2017 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cincinnati (CVG) Aviation Thread
Replies: 46
Views: 4601

Re: Cincinnati (CVG) Aviation Thread

With AA resuming mainline to DFW, (welcome back :bigthumbsup: ), could we eventually see other CVG AA mainline routes down the road, perhaps CLT (7 daily flights)?

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by rockyracoon
Tue Mar 21, 2017 11:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL adding SEA-ORD
Replies: 97
Views: 11983

Re: DL adding SEA-ORD

Wouldn't most DL pax be routed ORD-ICN-xxx on KE??

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by rockyracoon
Wed Mar 15, 2017 2:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Schedule Release 3/16/17 Predictions
Replies: 126
Views: 15186

Re: WN Schedule Release 3/16/17 Predictions

CVG is probably not going to look like CMH/IND/SDF/CLE/PIT becuase we still have a US3 carrier that maintains a majority share of the market (and based on their actions the last 2-3 years, they have no immediate plans to let go of this position). Routes like BOS/HOU/STL/BNA/MCI do not have any (or ...

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by rockyracoon
Tue Mar 14, 2017 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Schedule Release 3/16/17 Predictions
Replies: 126
Views: 15186

Re: WN Schedule Release 3/16/17 Predictions

I don't think CVG will see any additions at this time, for example most CVG-Florida routes have extremely low yields so it's unlikely WN wouldnt want to be the third or fourth carrier in some cases fighting against a legacy and 2 LCC's. 2 ULCCs, flush with restrictions and fees that CVG flyers coul...

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by rockyracoon
Tue Mar 14, 2017 1:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Schedule Release 3/16/17 Predictions
Replies: 126
Views: 15186

Re: WN Schedule Release 3/16/17 Predictions

dbo861 wrote:
WN hasn't even started ops at CVG yet. Have they ever added a new station, and then added flights to that station before it opened?


Good point. I don't know if WN has, but I doubt it.

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by rockyracoon
Tue Mar 14, 2017 12:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Schedule Release 3/16/17 Predictions
Replies: 126
Views: 15186

Re: WN Schedule Release 3/16/17 Predictions

I don't think CVG will see any additions at this time I disagree with you. WN has plenty of room to grow, and will need to offer more direct offerings to capture more of the CVG market. I feel that they will add some new destinations after the summer. When WN next announces routes at CVG, it will p...

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by rockyracoon
Mon Feb 20, 2017 12:08 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Another serving of schnitzel: DEN - MUC on Lufthansa A330-300
Replies: 12
Views: 9112

Re: Another serving of schnitzel: DEN - MUC on Lufthansa A330-300

Nice report, thanks for posting. I flew MUC-DEN some years ago on their A343. Your experience looked better than mine. However one aspected that really erked me was having to shell out 35$ per leg per seat in order to pre-select my assigned seat. Please don't go the way of LCC's Lufthansa you're too...

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by rockyracoon
Sat Feb 11, 2017 1:26 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: DL Economy Comfort Plus DUS-PHL-DCA-DUS December 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 5596

Re: DL Economy Comfort Plus DUS-PHL-DCA-DUS December 2016

I enjoyed your report, thanks. 767-300er still going strong. I took the Skytrain to the main terminal. Looks really cool and unique, I didn't know DUS had this.. Why is it that nowadays where ever you go in the US and have to deal with lines, there are always people standing around shouting instruct...

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by rockyracoon
Wed Feb 08, 2017 1:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 2150
Views: 201291

Re: The Rest Of Ohio Part 6

cvgComair wrote:
Interesting CVG Florida line-ups on DL this coming "Winter Break" period:
- 3x/day Orlando A321 (1), MD-80 (2)
- 3x/day Fort Meyers MD-80 (3)
- 2x/day Tampa MD-80 (2)
- 2x/day Fort Lauderdale 738 (1), MD-80 (1)



This is the first scheduling appearance of the A321, right?

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by rockyracoon
Sat Feb 04, 2017 1:36 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Avianca LIM To Juliaca (Lake Titicaca)
Replies: 4
Views: 1851

Re: Avianca LIM To Juliaca (Lake Titicaca)

I have a lot of experience flying AV in Colombia, but not AV Peru, so this was interesting to me. Cabin looks very similar stylistically. However, it appears that the seats are a different model and no PTVs. But when compared to US domestic carriers, I thought the service was excellent. I agree, AV ...

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by rockyracoon
Thu Feb 02, 2017 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca to align with United?
Replies: 82
Views: 13424

Re: Avianca to align with United?

Any thoughts on SAL? Could we see some dots connected or frequencies added by either UA or AV? Perhaps funneling some west coast or mountain traffic from the States? AV has previously flown EWR-CLO/MDE/BAQ and CTG from EWR, with 757s, they switched that service to JFK. Perhaps UA would bring back so...

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by rockyracoon
Thu Feb 02, 2017 10:40 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: WN to ABQ And Amtrak Southwest Chief (Sleeping Car) Back
Replies: 13
Views: 4048

Re: WN to ABQ And Amtrak Southwest Chief (Sleeping Car) Back

seat38a wrote:
Which route are you thinking of taking?


I'd like to do an out and back to the west coast. Maybe on the Empire Builder, Southwest Chief and/or California Zephyr... My only Amtrak experience has been on the Cascades.

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by rockyracoon
Thu Feb 02, 2017 10:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 2150
Views: 201291

Re: The Rest Of Ohio Part 6

the changes mean that less than 25% of the flights at CVG will be operated with CRJ-200's Interesting figure. Which current/previous crj-200 routes are being up gauged? Is this a result of the DL crj-200 network draw down, or a bolstering move? Perhaps a little of both, as CVG used to be a place to...

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by rockyracoon
Wed Feb 01, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: WN to ABQ And Amtrak Southwest Chief (Sleeping Car) Back
Replies: 13
Views: 4048

Re: WN to ABQ And Amtrak Southwest Chief (Sleeping Car) Back

Cool report, thanks for posting. I'm looking forward to trying out Amtrak myself for some long-distance travel.

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by rockyracoon
Wed Feb 01, 2017 2:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 2150
Views: 201291

Re: The Rest Of Ohio Part 6

ILN had its knees replaced after one capping, only to have them ruined again. And, from the sound of it, there's no fixing it this time. Those folks sure have gotten the yo-yo. Another tough break for employment. they built in in the 90's and own it Just wondering if some day in the future that han...

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by rockyracoon
Wed Feb 01, 2017 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Growing
Replies: 1995
Views: 325588

Re: Amazon Fleet Growing

jetmatt777 wrote:
So, imagine this complex (highlighted in blue) cut in half.


Thanks for the visual aid, I was just pondering the scale.

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by rockyracoon
Wed Feb 01, 2017 3:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon to Establish Worldwide Cargo Hub at CVG
Replies: 88
Views: 13817

Re: Amazon to Establish Worldwide Cargo Hub at CVG

- Investment of $1.4 billion - 2,700 jobs, 600 of which are full-time jobs - Will develop facilities over 920 acres of on-site airport property - Construction will include a 3 million sq. ft. sorting facility and enough ramp space for up to 100 cargo jets - Up to 40 based aircraft initially Incredi...

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by rockyracoon
Wed Feb 01, 2017 2:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 2150
Views: 201291

Re: The Rest Of Ohio Part 6

Just curious, what is the max size plane that the Delta hangar can handle? Does DL own or lease the hangar?

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by rockyracoon
Wed Feb 01, 2017 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 2150
Views: 201291

Re: The Rest Of Ohio Part 6

CVG, what a comeback story. Great news about Amazon. per http://www.bizjournals.com/cincinnati/news/2017/01/31/amazon-to-create-1-4b-air-hub-at-cvg.html#g2 looks like its around the DHL facility and in between the runways for future expansion Maybe that newish runway (18R/36L) will finally see some ...

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by rockyracoon
Tue Jan 31, 2017 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 2150
Views: 201291

Re: The Rest Of Ohio Part 6

None of those are anything WN would try anytime soon. I agree with you. Farther out in time, markets like MSP, LGA, SAN, or other p2p hybrid leisure/business markets are where you'd expect WN to expand and have potential success from CVG... For now, F9 has time to grow its roots in such markets. Wi...

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by rockyracoon
Tue Jan 31, 2017 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest Of Ohio - 2017
Replies: 2150
Views: 201291

Re: The Rest Of Ohio Part 6

cvgComair wrote:
New routes are out:
CVG-San Diego
CVG-Minneapolis
CVG-New York–LGA
Might be more, its loading really slowly.



Solid adds, and the sum of those three is what surprises me the most. Do you know the frequency?

Perhaps, F9 staking a claim before WN gets the chance?

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by rockyracoon
Tue Jan 31, 2017 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New service announcements: CLE, CVG and BNA
Replies: 41
Views: 6480

Re: New service announcements: CLE, CVG and BNA

https://twitter.com/FlyFrontier

F9 says announcements for CVG and CLE tomorrow...
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https://twitter.com/FlyFrontier

F9 says announcements for CVG and CLE tomorrow...

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