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by MKE22
Wed May 20, 2020 10:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canada Jetlines moves to Miami
Replies: 36
Views: 10001

Re: Canada Jetlines moves to Miami

jimbo737 wrote:
So, they’d be US based, named Canada Jetlines, and be permitted to operate transborder, but not operate Canada domestic because of cabotage regulations ?

That’s an even dumber plan than their last one.


:lol: :lol: :checkmark: :checkmark: :checkmark: :checkmark:

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by MKE22
Sun Mar 08, 2020 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midwest Express Delays Launch to Q2 of 2020
Replies: 4
Views: 1058

Midwest Express Delays Launch to Q2 of 2020

https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/86990-wisconsins-midwest-express-airlines-revises-launch-to-2q20 I'm not sure if this was posted already, but Midwest Express has delayed their launch again. A line from the article below: Laurie Coleman, Communications Manager at Midwest Express said: "F...

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by MKE22
Fri Jan 03, 2020 11:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bahamasair 737-500 fleet prohibited from U.S., no ADS-B
Replies: 50
Views: 11368

Re: Bahamasair 737-500 fleet banned from U.S.

Three of Bahamasair’s largest planes have been blocked from entering the United States because they lack surveillance technology demanded by the Federal Aviation Administration. The FAA in 2010 issued a rule requiring aircraft to be equipped with ADS-B avionics by January 1, 2020. The technology im...

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by MKE22
Mon Dec 16, 2019 5:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wisconsin Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 120
Views: 16088

Re: Wisconsin Aviation Thread - 2019

Did F9 say they aren't bringing back MKE-SAN summer seasonal for 2020? I think that might have been overlooked here possibly. I hope someone comes in and adds MKE-SFO at some point. I wanted to get out to SFO and SAN within the next year or so and would definitely go out of my way to pick a nonstop...

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by MKE22
Mon Dec 16, 2019 3:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wisconsin Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 120
Views: 16088

Re: Wisconsin Aviation Thread - 2019

MKE-West Coast nonstops 2020 May through September compared to prior year: San Diego 2019 8 2020 0 net -8 Total net 2019 vs 2020 +62 nonstop West Coast departures May through September Note that this assume Southwest's August/September schedule (not published yet) will end SFO and continue LAX as t...

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by MKE22
Fri Dec 13, 2019 12:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wisconsin Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 120
Views: 16088

Re: Wisconsin Aviation Thread - 2019

MSN is teasing another new service/destination announcement for tomorrow: https://www.instagram.com/p/B5_JgRag_Jl/ Probably Delta, American, or United. Those are the carriers who usually announce routes on Fridays. UA to IAH or IAD AA to MIA DL to BOS Other possibility is F9 Another possibility is ...

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by MKE22
Fri Dec 06, 2019 1:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midwest Express Route Announcements-August 28th
Replies: 261
Views: 49842

Re: Midwest Express Route Announcements-August 28th

Was there ever a possibility of the new MidEx being able to partner up with Air Wisconsin or are they in an exclusive deal with United? I would make an educated guess of no. Since ZW has exclusivity/joint agreements with UA, such as their joint program where ZW pilots are offered a chance to move u...

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by MKE22
Sat Nov 16, 2019 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wisconsin Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 120
Views: 16088

Re: Wisconsin Aviation Thread - 2019

https://biztimes.com/midwest-express-ho ... n-january/
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GSPSPOT wrote:
KOMAtose wrote:
Midwest Express is planning to launch this January

Source? Any details?


https://biztimes.com/midwest-express-ho ... n-january/

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by MKE22
Fri Nov 01, 2019 5:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN ending LGA-MKE
Replies: 55
Views: 7753

Re: WN ending LGA-MKE

It seems that with an aircraft shortage, WN is smartly swapping more marginal routes for more profitable routes. Definitely a factor for a lot of routes being pulled, I wouldn't rule that out here. The MAX being out of service is hurting a lot of airlines and WN isn't imune. This isn't to say MKE-L...

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by MKE22
Fri Nov 01, 2019 3:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN ending LGA-MKE
Replies: 55
Views: 7753

WN ending LGA-MKE

https://www.jsonline.com/story/money/20 ... 099270002/

I'm a little surprised, but I know MKE-LGA was in competition with DL's service and UA's MKE-EWR. And WN is adding more LGA-MDW for demand/connections I hear.
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https://www.jsonline.com/story/money/20 ... 099270002/

I'm a little surprised, but I know MKE-LGA was in competition with DL's service and UA's MKE-EWR. And WN is adding more LGA-MDW for demand/connections I hear.

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by MKE22
Thu Sep 12, 2019 2:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Volaris to end MKE-GDL?
Replies: 3
Views: 836

Re: Volaris to end MKE-GDL?

Some people noticed that Volaris (and Allegiant for that matter) flights weren't bookable after a certain date, even taking seasonality of flights into account. I didn't even realize that G4 was leaving MKE (they are still listed on MKE's website but not on the Wikipedia page). Couple this with WN'...

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by MKE22
Wed Sep 11, 2019 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Volaris to end MKE-GDL?
Replies: 3
Views: 836

Volaris to end MKE-GDL?

https://www.bizjournals.com/milwaukee/n ... chell.html

I'm not sure when MKE-GDL went seasonal for a time, but it appears Volaris isn't booking any more flights out of MKE. Does anyone have further info on this? Too bad.
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https://www.bizjournals.com/milwaukee/n ... chell.html

I'm not sure when MKE-GDL went seasonal for a time, but it appears Volaris isn't booking any more flights out of MKE. Does anyone have further info on this? Too bad.

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by MKE22
Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wisconsin Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 120
Views: 16088

Re: Wisconsin Aviation Thread - 2019

https://www.bizjournals.com/milwaukee/news/2019/07/23/volaris-no-longer-booking-flights-at-mitchell.html It appears Volaris is putting and end to it's MKE-GDL flights. I know at one point this went seasonal after the initial 2016 start, but it appears to not be coming back at all. Checked the websit...

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by MKE22
Mon Sep 02, 2019 2:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HURRICANE DORIAN Cancellations, Deviations, and Aftereffects Thread
Replies: 190
Views: 34759

Re: HURRICANE DORIAN Cancellations, Deviations, and Aftereffects Thread

looks like MCO might be spared which works for me because I'm not flying into Florida until Saturday (9/7) As of 5PM/ET today, MCO stated they will conduct normal operations for Monday 9/2. However, MLB is suspending all ops at 12pm local on 9/2. DAB will be closed all of 9/2 after their last fligh...

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by MKE22
Sun Sep 01, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HURRICANE DORIAN Cancellations, Deviations, and Aftereffects Thread
Replies: 190
Views: 34759

Re: HURRICANE DORIAN Cancellations, Deviations, and Aftereffects Thread

Nobody has figured out how to walk the line between "be prepared" and over react to very uncertain forecasts. The cone moves with every new forecast. The 3 day cone is usually somewhat close. I'll never understand why everybody runs to fill their car with gas. Gas cans for generators I un...

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by MKE22
Fri May 24, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines on the edge
Replies: 32
Views: 4346

Re: Airlines on the edge

https://www.al.com/news/2019/05/via-air ... ately.html

Via Airlines, although it's seemingly been happening for a while
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https://www.al.com/news/2019/05/via-air ... ately.html

Via Airlines, although it's seemingly been happening for a while

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by MKE22
Tue May 21, 2019 5:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midwest Express Revival Plans, Office Space Leased
Replies: 114
Views: 21056

Re: Midwest Express Revival Plans, Office Space Leased

So what will these same day business markets be that desperately needs service again? MSN, ATW, GRB, CWA, DLH, ESC, SAW, IDW, RHI, MKG, GRR, FNT, LAN, PIT, CMH, RDU, DSM, OMA or SDF? None of these old Skyway/Midwest routes can survive without metropolis feeds from the actual major business cities i...

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by MKE22
Mon May 20, 2019 5:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midwest Express Revival Plans, Office Space Leased
Replies: 114
Views: 21056

Re: Midwest Express Revival Plans, Office Space Leased

https://flymidwestexpress.com


This is incredible, things seem to be happening quite fast, allegedly.
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strangeplanes wrote:
Midwest overhauled their website.

https://flymidwestexpress.com


This is incredible, things seem to be happening quite fast, allegedly.

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by MKE22
Fri Apr 19, 2019 11:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DL in ATL 4/19
Replies: 28
Views: 3832

Re: DL in ATL 4/19

Flew ECP-BNA-MKE yesterday on WN in the evening, we left an hour or so late (supposed to leave 7:20PM/CT). Flights on both legs were delayed and the WN ECP-DAL flight got in late/left late too. Seems like this was a pretty widespread issue, turbulence was constant on ECP-BNA. Not complaining, WN hel...

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by MKE22
Fri Apr 19, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midwest Express Revival Plans, Office Space Leased
Replies: 114
Views: 21056

Re: Midwest Express Revival Plans, Office Space Leased

One thing I'm wondering...... a lot of gates at MKE are already taken by DL........ so what gates would they go out of? Maybe take the former OneJet Gates in D?...... or share with F9.... the E concourse is all but gone and Southwest and United have all of C. Simple! Operate as a public charter, an...

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by MKE22
Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wisconsin Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 107
Views: 10682

Re: Wisconsin Aviation Thread - 2018

Will UA ever add MKE-SFO or MKE-IAD nonstop service? UA already has nonstop service to both SFO and IAD from MCI, STL, MSP, ORD, IND, DTW, CVG, and CLE in the Midwest, and the lack of UA nonstop service to its SFO and IAD hubs from MKE is one of the biggest holes in the Midwest. WN is also currentl...

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by MKE22
Fri Sep 28, 2018 3:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Int'l Terminal at MKE - Who will use it?
Replies: 34
Views: 5722

Re: New Int'l Terminal at MKE - Who will use it?

Why couldn't MKE tap into Chicago's north side population? They could promote their service as being better by having less traffic to the airport and a greatly improved international arrivals experience that could save passengers significant time. They just need to market it. Folks in Chicago's nor...

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by MKE22
Sun Sep 02, 2018 5:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mitchell International Foxconn Air Cargo
Replies: 19
Views: 2867

Re: Mitchell International Foxconn Air Cargo

That was my guess, they said they were gonna fly into Mitchell so it caught me by surprise. They are building a self driving truck lane on I-94 between Mitchell and Foxconn. So they have to be using Mitchell for something. Feels like they just got done reorganizing I-94 not long ago, but I still th...

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by MKE22
Wed Aug 15, 2018 12:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports not announcing service
Replies: 16
Views: 3090

Re: Airports not announcing service

RJNUT wrote:
..talk to Branson Airport officials about Silver Airways!


:checkmark: :checkmark: :lol: :lol: Not laughing at Branson, poor Branson... but this was a pretty good response and maybe ISP being "cautious" here...?

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by MKE22
Sat Aug 04, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Volaris to start CLT-GDL
Replies: 33
Views: 4011

Re: Volaris to start CLT-GDL

No official press release, but the flights are bookable on the Volaris website and Volaris is currently advertising a sale for the flight, starting at $174 each way. It appears to be a bi-weekly flight starting on 22 November, with flights operating on Sunday and Thursday. Flight Y4 979 departs CLT...

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by MKE22
Wed Jun 13, 2018 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wisconsin Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 107
Views: 10682

Re: Wisconsin Aviation Thread - 2018

https://www.tmj4.com/news/local-news/fr ... -san-diego
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MKE-SAN was just announced by F9, seasonal starting August 14th.

https://www.tmj4.com/news/local-news/fr ... -san-diego

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by MKE22
Wed Jun 13, 2018 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midwest Express files with SEC in first step toward official comeback
Replies: 97
Views: 11017

Re: Midwest Express files with SEC in first step toward official comeback

There is enough demand for either Midwest Express or Spirit to serve DFW nonstop from MKE since WN has discontinued MKE-DAL nonstop service and since F9 has discontinued MKE-DFW nonstop service. If there was enough demand, the flights wouldnt have been discontinued. This isn't going to work, cookie...

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by MKE22
Sun Jun 03, 2018 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midwest Express files with SEC in first step toward official comeback
Replies: 97
Views: 11017

Re: Midwest Express files with SEC in first step toward official comeback

http://xtraairways.com/press-releases/aerlineholdings Xtra is being sold as of late March, but... https://www.saipantribune.com/index.php/50m-suit-filed-vs-xtra-airways/ Per the article, they have a $50 million lawsuit pending against them. Not great for their prospective buyer(s), if they have any ...

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by MKE22
Sat Jun 02, 2018 11:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midwest Express files with SEC in first step toward official comeback
Replies: 97
Views: 11017

Re: Midwest Express files with SEC in first step toward official comeback

sunking737 wrote:
On another web site, it was stated that Midwest was buying a current Part 121 carrier. XTRAirways maybe.??


Do you have a source on that?

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by MKE22
Thu May 31, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31
Replies: 263
Views: 24679

Re: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31

https://www.prnewswire.com/news-release ... 57031.html


Thank you, was looking for this!
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KMCOFlyer wrote:
Full release info for those interested.

https://www.prnewswire.com/news-release ... 57031.html


Thank you, was looking for this!

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by MKE22
Tue May 08, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 announces yet more new routes
Replies: 66
Views: 7561

Re: F9 announces yet more new routes

727LOVER wrote:
Are they still @ St Augustine?


No, F9 is no longer at UST. According to the Wiki page, ViaAir operates seasonal CLT service.

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by MKE22
Fri May 04, 2018 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1st Int'l long haul Airline out of MKE?
Replies: 81
Views: 8290

Re: 1st Int'l long haul Airline out of MKE?

bratwurst freight? you aren't serious, are you? No, not serious. But that is more serious than EK ever flying to MKE from DXB. Ever, let alone the next 20 years. :checkmark: EK to MKE is ridiculous, potential TATL service to MKE with the right fit and competitive fares isn't. ORD is going to be cra...

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by MKE22
Thu May 03, 2018 4:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1st Int'l long haul Airline out of MKE?
Replies: 81
Views: 8290

Re: 1st Int'l long haul Airline out of MKE?

Piedmont767201 wrote:
Sorry, however I do not see long haul in MKE's future. As for International - yes; I can see the new MKE terminal serving Carribean destinations. Perhaps DL will offer service to Cancun.


DL already operates MKE-CUN on a seasonal basis.

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by MKE22
Wed May 02, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1st Int'l long haul Airline out of MKE?
Replies: 81
Views: 8290

Re: 1st Int'l long haul Airline out of MKE?

With MKE's new international terminal only a couple years away (Demolition of E to begin sometime this year and 1st phase beginning next year with completion slated for 2020), any guesses or rumors, etc. on who will be the 1st international long haul carrier at MKE? Air Canda isn't longhaul because...

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by MKE22
Wed May 02, 2018 5:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wisconsin Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 107
Views: 10682

Re: Wisconsin Aviation Thread - 2018

http://www.omaha.com/money/onejet-ends-omaha-to-milwaukee-service-after-months/article_b5d06b74-7f5b-5f1d-bc76-86d1e5bf6d0b.html MKE-OMA getting the axe after just 6 months as well, wasn't sure if that was mentioned yet. The rep also stated they hoped to have all Milwaukee flying on the larger RJ's...

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by MKE22
Wed May 02, 2018 5:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1st Int'l long haul Airline out of MKE?
Replies: 81
Views: 8290

Re: 1st Int'l long haul Airline out of MKE?

With MKE's new international terminal only a couple years away (Demolition of E to begin sometime this year and 1st phase beginning next year with completion slated for 2020), any guesses or rumors, etc. on who will be the 1st international long haul carrier at MKE? Air Canda isn't longhaul because...

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by MKE22
Tue Apr 10, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wisconsin Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 107
Views: 10682

Re: Wisconsin Aviation Thread - 2018

http://www.omaha.com/money/onejet-ends- ... f6d0b.html

MKE-OMA getting the axe after just 6 months as well, wasn't sure if that was mentioned yet.
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http://www.omaha.com/money/onejet-ends- ... f6d0b.html

MKE-OMA getting the axe after just 6 months as well, wasn't sure if that was mentioned yet.

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by MKE22
Fri Feb 16, 2018 6:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could Southwest fly to Europe?
Replies: 61
Views: 9965

Re: Southwest to Europe

Can we change the thread title? Reads more like news, could simply add a question mark at the end.

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by MKE22
Thu Feb 15, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Schedule Extension 02/15/18
Replies: 226
Views: 21777

Re: Southwest Schedule Extension 02/15/18

Looks like MKE-SFO and MKE-SAN are only to be run during the summer peak, but MKE-SEA continues in the new fall schedule. As things stand this fall MIlwaukee will have three mainline nonstops daily to SEA on AS, DL and WN with 452 seats but to the entire state of California...one 143-seat flight to...

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by MKE22
Thu Nov 02, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Schedule Extension 11/02/17
Replies: 333
Views: 32949

Re: Southwest Schedule Extension 11/02/17

MKE looks like the pretty standard summer schedule including the resumption of SFO, SAN and SEA. SEA this summer will have mainline Delta, mainline Southwest and E75 Alaska. I'm pretty sure SEA will end with the fall schedule but it will be interesting to see if SFO and SAN continue on. The other t...

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by MKE22
Wed Aug 30, 2017 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific multiple "beer related" new destinations imminent UPDATE: CX announces HKG-DUB, HKG-BRU and HKG-CPH
Replies: 264
Views: 39622

Re: Cathay Pacific multiple "beer related" new destinations imminent

hOMSaR wrote:
Had my hopes up for MKE, but I guess not.


Hey me too man..

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by MKE22
Tue Jul 18, 2017 3:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Significant System Wide Frontier Announcement Tuesday July 18th
Replies: 312
Views: 39706

Re: Significant System Wide Frontier Announcement Tuesday July 18th

The dates now say "Booking through 04/07/2018", no new routes are up yet, but should be soon :-). They are starting to show up. Miami is getting Cincinnati (3w), Cleveland (3w), Detroit (4w), Milwaukee (daily) Finally Milwaukee and Providence get MIA service after AA has ignored them for ...

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by MKE22
Tue Jun 13, 2017 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which second-tier US cities can support Trans-Atlantic Flights?
Replies: 310
Views: 31702

Re: Which second-tier US cities can support Trans-Atlantic Flights?

UWPAviation wrote:
The day MKE gets a Transatlantic flight will be the happiest day in my life

:checkmark:

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by MKE22
Mon May 29, 2017 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CMH "Exciting Announcement" May 30th
Replies: 68
Views: 12583

Re: CMH "Exciting Announcement" May 30th

LHR on BA/maybe Norwegian long-haul or VX/AS or to SEA is my guess. B6 coming back would be exciting for you guys too.

Outside, less "exciting" guess would be OneJet coming to town or DL to SEA, since you guys don't have SEA service. Good luck!

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by MKE22
Sat May 27, 2017 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MKE officially closes Concourse E
Replies: 43
Views: 10056

Re: MKE officially closes Concourse E

They put out an RFP (request for proposal) back in January for this and bids were due earlier this month: "Request For Proposals: Lease, Develop, And Manage Or Operate Food And Beverage, News/Convenience, Retail, And Sevices Concessions At General Mitchell International Airport" A combine...

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by MKE22
Fri May 26, 2017 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MKE officially closes Concourse E
Replies: 43
Views: 10056

Re: MKE officially closes Concourse E

That place is awesome, wish I could connect in MEM still!! :bigthumbsup: :bigthumbsup: :bigthumbsup: Knope's data brought up MSY and RDU, amongst others as a similar market comparison. You mentioned both gained more international service since 2015, when you also called the most recent data availab...

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by MKE22
Fri May 26, 2017 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MKE officially closes Concourse E
Replies: 43
Views: 10056

Re: MKE officially closes Concourse E

I do think the current E got a bad rap in some ways -- the rotunda was very roomy after the build-out and in recent years when only United and Air Canada used it security was virtually always a breeze. The most recent face lift helped as well. But it just didn't have the space...and in recent years...

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by MKE22
Thu May 25, 2017 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MKE officially closes Concourse E
Replies: 43
Views: 10056

Re: MKE officially closes Concourse E

I excluded flights from Canadian as (at least the flights to these cities) they have pre-clearance and they don't use FIS. Which is both incorrect and fallacious as (1) not all transborder Canadian flights (even from airports WITH pre-clearance) are pre-cleared; and (2) pre-clearance still requires...

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by MKE22
Thu May 25, 2017 4:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MKE officially closes Concourse E
Replies: 43
Views: 10056

Re: MKE officially closes Concourse E

Initial plans for the international concourse at MKE involve knocking down E and building a new facility with three gates which can handle both domestic and international flights (arrivals and departures). The facility would be constructed so international arrivals are funneled securely to customs/...

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