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by flyguy89
Sat Aug 17, 2019 12:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Ohio - 2019
Replies: 608
Views: 89457

Re: The Rest of Ohio - 2019

http://www.cvgairport.com/docs/default- ... u-july.pdf
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July numbers are out for CVG:
+2.5% in July with 892,244 pax
+2.88% YTD with 5,316,415

http://www.cvgairport.com/docs/default- ... u-july.pdf

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by flyguy89
Wed Aug 14, 2019 12:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can, or will, the SS United States be used again?
Replies: 53
Views: 2063

Re: Can, or will, the SS United States be used again?

What the SS United States needs is to be the pet project of a billionaire whose interest is purely emotional, who has the cash to sink into it and no expectation of a strong ROI. That's the only way I see the liner being saved unfortunately.

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by flyguy89
Sun Aug 11, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Ohio - 2019
Replies: 608
Views: 89457

Re: The Rest of Ohio - 2019

Looking through the November schedules and DL seems to have scheduled a surprising flex in mainline flying at CVG, driven mostly by the 717. Mainline flying at CVG has typically hovered at 25-ish daily flights, but looks like on certain days in November, DL will operate a peak of 32 daily mainline ...

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by flyguy89
Sun Aug 11, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Ohio - 2019
Replies: 608
Views: 89457

Re: The Rest of Ohio - 2019

Looking through the November schedules and DL seems to have scheduled a surprising flex in mainline flying at CVG, driven mostly by the 717. Mainline flying at CVG has typically hovered at 25-ish daily flights, but looks like on certain days in November, DL will operate a peak of 32 daily mainline f...

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by flyguy89
Sun Aug 11, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/11/2019:AA Out PHXEGE;AM MAXs Gone;CA Cuts HNLPEK;F9 Drops RDU-CLE/MSY/PBI/RSW/TPA;SA Cuts DSSIAD;WO SAN
Replies: 49
Views: 9741

Re: OAG Changes 8/11/2019:AA Out PHXEGE;AM MAXs Gone;CA Cuts HNLPEK;F9 Drops RDU-CLE/MSY/PBI/RSW/TPA;SA Cuts DSSIAD;WO S

I'd guess the F9 cuts to RDU are seasonal (who really knows at this point), but I am surprised (even though I shouldn't be because this is F9 we're talking about) that they're cutting Florida routes in the winter, when more people would be flying down there for vacation, but I guess this is why I'm...

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by flyguy89
Sat Jul 27, 2019 3:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: History of the passenger boarding bridge
Replies: 16
Views: 3742

Re: History of the passenger boarding bridge

Great work! What a cool article on an aspect of aviation often taken for granted. Thanks for sharing!

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by flyguy89
Sat Jul 27, 2019 1:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canada ULCC Market Potential
Replies: 44
Views: 4781

Re: Canada ULCC Market Potential

US-based ULCC NK has recently said that it was considering adding service to the US from Canadian airports.[/quote And Southwest and jetBlue have been considering doing the same for about 20 years too. There's nothing stopping anyone from doing so. Yet no one's bothered. There's a very good reason ...

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by flyguy89
Fri Jul 26, 2019 8:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jon Stewart slams congress
Replies: 90
Views: 5022

Re: Jon Stewart slams congress

Meh, I like Rand Paul. He's always been an expenditure hawk and one of the few Republicans willing to stand up to Trump. He has consistently been for lower taxes and lower spending. If the 9/11 fund is indeed important (and it is, and Rand Paul is in favor of funding it), surely it should not be di...

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by flyguy89
Wed Jul 24, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 795
Views: 101782

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019

My original post on this particular thread suggested there is nothing major going on at IND other than market adjustments by WN. There was a response that listed neighboring airports....SDF left off which is the posters prerogative....if you fine folks believe that SDF does not compete with IND in ...

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by flyguy89
Wed Jul 24, 2019 6:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Ohio - 2019
Replies: 608
Views: 89457

Re: The Rest of Ohio - 2019

AA is starting daily seasonal service to PHX from CVG on an A319 running December 18- April 6! Super excited about this one!! Link: https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.cincinnati.com/amp/1805046001 Wow, looks like I didn't have to wait long! Seasonal is a good start, hopefully they'll be able to expan...

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by flyguy89
Tue Jul 23, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next wave of TATL per Boyd Group
Replies: 160
Views: 18371

Re: Next wave of TATL per Boyd Group

Hamilton (Cincinnati) and all their surrounding are trending downwards. No, that's not correct at all actually. I just reexamined my source (State of Ohio Development Services Agency) and I was somewhat off, however not by much. Franklin (Columbus) and all surrounding counties are up (Delaware, Fai...

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by flyguy89
Tue Jul 23, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 795
Views: 101782

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019

Ya really do, pal. And it shows. Everything is Max-related and also the fault of Spirit and Frontier? :rotfl: No.. you don't. If you don't think MAX has been a big problem you haven't been paying attention. And the problem people are Frontier and Allegiant. I'm no fan of Spirit but they could help ...

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by flyguy89
Tue Jul 23, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 795
Views: 101782

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019

IND has a problem that needs to be resolved. They are taking a beating because of the 737 MAX issue. That isn't their fault but it is their problem none the less. They also have a problem in that they have two airlines (F9 and G4) that play darts with a route map and you cannot rely on them from se...

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by flyguy89
Tue Jul 23, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 795
Views: 101782

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019

Indy wrote:
flyguy89 wrote:
I think you have a fundamental misconception of what's going on in the Indianapolis market.


I really don't. But thanks for playing.

Ya really do, pal. And it shows. Everything is Max-related and also the fault of Spirit and Frontier? :rotfl:

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by flyguy89
Tue Jul 23, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 795
Views: 101782

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019

IND has a problem that needs to be resolved. They are taking a beating because of the 737 MAX issue. That isn't their fault but it is their problem none the less. They also have a problem in that they have two airlines (F9 and G4) that play darts with a route map and you cannot rely on them from se...

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by flyguy89
Tue Jul 23, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next wave of TATL per Boyd Group
Replies: 160
Views: 18371

Re: Next wave of TATL per Boyd Group

CMHMarc787 wrote:
Hamilton (Cincinnati) and all their surrounding are trending downwards.

No, that's not correct at all actually.

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by flyguy89
Tue Jul 23, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kentucky Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 76
Views: 5717

Re: Kentucky Aviation Thread - 2019

Boyd reits: Commercial centers such as Albany, Columbus and Louisville will be enjoying nonstops to key hubs in the E.U., opening new investment and commercial activity from all across Europe and Asia. https://www.aviationplanning.com/monday-flash-2-2-2/ Also, SDF posted June 2019 traffic. 12.4% Yo...

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by flyguy89
Fri Jul 19, 2019 11:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jon Stewart slams congress
Replies: 90
Views: 5022

Re: Jon Stewart slams congress

Sorry but Paul is an opportunistic liar. He voted for the tax cuts to destroy the nation's balance sheet. He can vote for a fraction of it to give healthcare to it's greatest defenders. Show the lie. And he has stated that he will vote in favor of the 9/11 legislation. Because if he was ever intere...

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by flyguy89
Fri Jul 19, 2019 11:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jon Stewart slams congress
Replies: 90
Views: 5022

Re: Jon Stewart slams congress

And just to be clear, there has been no revenue shortfall with the tax cuts, rather the government is just not taking in as much more than it otherwise would have (and even that's debatable given our tax code). It is not raining. Rather, there's just water droplets falling down from the clouds. If ...

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by flyguy89
Fri Jul 19, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jon Stewart slams congress
Replies: 90
Views: 5022

Re: Jon Stewart slams congress

That's all well and good but you still have not answered the question about the 9/11 fund. If Rand Paul is so concerned with the budget and out of control spending and he knows we can cut pork out from things like defense, why did he not say anything before? Why hold the first responders hostage so...

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by flyguy89
Fri Jul 19, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jon Stewart slams congress
Replies: 90
Views: 5022

Re: Jon Stewart slams congress

Fine, but why draw the line at the 9/11 fund, and not funding things like the tax give away, or the military spending increase, or literally anything else? He hasn't drawn the line there, that's the rub of it. He's been pretty consistent in his support over the years of legislation to balance the b...

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by flyguy89
Fri Jul 19, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jon Stewart slams congress
Replies: 90
Views: 5022

Re: Jon Stewart slams congress

If the 9/11 fund is indeed important (and it is, and Rand Paul is in favor of funding it), surely it should not be difficult for Congress to find the relative pennies from elsewhere in the federal budget to fund it. I call BS on this. Why is it that disaster spending and this special fund need to b...

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by flyguy89
Fri Jul 19, 2019 7:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jon Stewart slams congress
Replies: 90
Views: 5022

Re: Jon Stewart slams congress

He's a sanctimonious fraud just like his dad. Meh, I like Rand Paul. He's always been an expenditure hawk and one of the few Republicans willing to stand up to Trump. He has consistently been for lower taxes and lower spending. If the 9/11 fund is indeed important (and it is, and Rand Paul is in fa...

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by flyguy89
Fri Jul 19, 2019 6:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jon Stewart slams congress
Replies: 90
Views: 5022

Re: Jon Stewart slams congress

And today, Rand Paul (R) KY blocked the fast tracking of the bill due to concerns on the affect it would have on the deficit... He had no problem voting for tax cuts that have increased the deficit, but lets not fund the healthcare for first responders..... He's a sanctimonious fraud just like his ...

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by flyguy89
Wed Jul 17, 2019 5:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Ohio - 2019
Replies: 608
Views: 89457

Re: The Rest of Ohio - 2019

June numbers have been posted for CVG: June 2019 up 3.72% over 2018. YTD up 2.96% http://www.cvgairport.com/docs/default-source/stats/cvg-air-traffic-stats-2019-thru-june.pdf Solid showing overall, and a record June for local pax traffic apparently. The article below mentions that AA, surprisingly, ...

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by flyguy89
Mon Jul 01, 2019 5:58 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: CVG New Airlines/routes?
Replies: 27
Views: 3498

Re: CVG New Airlines/routes?

If Frontier can operate CVG-MSY with an A320 then DL should be embarrassed that they can't operate it with a CR9. That is not the type of business that DL is trying to capture at CVG anyways, they have basically handed over markets/traffic of that nature at CVG to the F9/G4 of the world. If the pre...

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by flyguy89
Mon Jul 01, 2019 5:50 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: CVG New Airlines/routes?
Replies: 27
Views: 3498

Re: CVG New Airlines/routes?

I think DL will eventually add CVG-MSY/PIT/BNA/JAX/SAN/ORF back. One they get their hands on some more smaller mainline jets, some more CRJ-700/900s should open up and be able to operate these routes. CVG-CLE would be an interesting one, but I'm not sure that one will happen, but if it did, it woul...

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by flyguy89
Sun Jun 30, 2019 6:00 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: CVG New Airlines/routes?
Replies: 27
Views: 3498

Re: CVG New Airlines/routes?

I've from the Cincinnati area, and have a deep interest in the past of CVG, back in the "Glory Days" I realize that CVG will never be the same as it was 13 years ago, but I think we can get somewhat close... I have been wondering/hoping that CVG would be picking up the following airlines ...

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by flyguy89
Tue Jun 25, 2019 4:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sanders's plan to eliminate school debt
Replies: 42
Views: 2127

Re: Sanders's plan to eliminate school debt

So over the weekend, Sanders decided to promote his idea of a $1.5T package to eliminate all student debt. This is a classic example of a proposal that's definitely too far left for me to stomach. Is student debt an issue? Absolutely Is it holding back economic growth? No doubt Is higher education ...

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by flyguy89
Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Ohio - 2019
Replies: 608
Views: 89457

Re: The Rest of Ohio - 2019

Frontier is adding 4 new seasonal routes from CVG: MSY, SRQ, MIA, and FLL. No new routes to CVG unfortunately, but it's nice to see more MSY service and F9 expanding again after all their cutbacks. https://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/2019/06/18/frontier-airlines-new-flights-cincinnati-new-orleans...

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by flyguy89
Tue Jun 04, 2019 7:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta transitions BOS to Hub status, names SJC, BNA, and AUS as new focus cities
Replies: 304
Views: 41430

Re: Delta transitions BOS to Hub status, names SJC, BNA, and AUS as new focus cities

questions wrote:
flyguy89 wrote:
questions wrote:
Delta Focus Cities:
RDU
CVG*
BNA
AUS
SJC


*CVG is only on the list for political reasons.

What "political reasons" would those be?


Guess.

If I had known what you meant, I wouldn't have asked.

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by flyguy89
Tue Jun 04, 2019 6:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta transitions BOS to Hub status, names SJC, BNA, and AUS as new focus cities
Replies: 304
Views: 41430

Re: Delta transitions BOS to Hub status, names SJC, BNA, and AUS as new focus cities

questions wrote:
Delta Focus Cities:
RDU
CVG*
BNA
AUS
SJC


*CVG is only on the list for political reasons.

What "political reasons" would those be?

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by flyguy89
Fri May 31, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Southwest ditching ticket jackets
Replies: 35
Views: 4418

Re: Southwest ditching ticket jackets

No! Ugh. I've always had a rare affinity for ticket jackets as part of the travel experience. It always just seemed like such a cool branding touch point. I loved the different designs and, to me, was a neat way to frame your trip.

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by flyguy89
Wed May 29, 2019 2:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Impact of Loony Left Policies on San Francisco
Replies: 114
Views: 4747

Re: Impact of Loony Left Policies on San Francisco

Hang on a second, I am seeing certain members posting here that the wacky liberals are running the poor folk out of the bay area due to rising housing costs, there is a need for affordable housing for everyone etc....In my mind, the current situation is a capitalist system at work and what they are...

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by flyguy89
Tue May 28, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Impact of Loony Left Policies on San Francisco
Replies: 114
Views: 4747

Re: Impact of Loony Left Policies on San Francisco

And of course in recent years developers tend to show interest only in marquee projects targeting a particular purchasing segment. While that's certainly true, and one certainly would want to target incentives toward more affordable development, at this point even the development of high end housin...

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by flyguy89
Tue May 28, 2019 3:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Impact of Loony Left Policies on San Francisco
Replies: 114
Views: 4747

Re: Impact of Loony Left Policies on San Francisco

what exactly would the right do to solve SFO's housing crisis and homeless problem? I've never once heard any rational solution from the right. You pretty much laid it out yourself...increasing housing demand means you friggin upzone and actually let developers build more housing stock to meet the ...

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by flyguy89
Tue May 21, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Ohio - 2019
Replies: 608
Views: 89457

Re: The Rest of Ohio - 2019

https://blog.aboutamazon.com/transportation/amazons-expansion-in-kentucky AS adding CVG-SEA nonstop service is likely to happen with Amazon expanding in Northern Kentucky, and there are also other business ties between Greater Seattle and Greater Cincinnati such as the Boeing-GE Aviation/CFM Intern...

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by flyguy89
Tue May 14, 2019 12:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels Airlines future narrowbody fleet to be branded as Eurowings
Replies: 63
Views: 11522

Re: Brussels Airlines narrowbody fleet to be rebranded as Eurowings

So long-haul ops will remain Brussels Airlines? Hard to imagine they'd tamper with that given the brand equity built up in Africa. I don't think Eurowings would have the same appeal there.

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by flyguy89
Sat May 11, 2019 3:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Ohio - 2019
Replies: 608
Views: 89457

Re: The Rest of Ohio - 2019

Interesting reading the Cleveland thread. A couple of people concerned about the $15M the state has allocated for airports to entice flights. Their concern is how the money will be divided up. They think CMH will be get lions share, because the state, in their eyes, always favors Columbus. They don...

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by flyguy89
Fri May 10, 2019 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Ohio - 2019
Replies: 608
Views: 89457

Re: The Rest of Ohio - 2019

CVG needs more than 2x weekly competition in order for prices to change on the CDG flight Eh, not really so much interested in changing DL's pricing for CVG-CDG so much as some sort of lower-priced alternative. Like Wow air :duck: Lol no, exactly NOT like Wow Air. That's why I'm thinking something ...

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by flyguy89
Thu May 09, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Ohio - 2019
Replies: 608
Views: 89457

Re: The Rest of Ohio - 2019

Saw on a blog Delta was having a sale for Skymiles. Of course CVG wasn't among them but IND was. Choose the same days for both airports in mid September. Results below. CVG-CDG, $1443 RT, 88,000 miles RT IND-CDG, $834 RT, 44,000 miles RT NOT trying to compare. Just getting across the point and wish...

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by flyguy89
Thu May 09, 2019 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Ohio - 2019
Replies: 608
Views: 89457

Re: The Rest of Ohio - 2019

Saw on a blog Delta was having a sale for Skymiles. Of course CVG wasn't among them but IND was. Choose the same days for both airports in mid September. Results below. CVG-CDG, $1443 RT, 88,000 miles RT IND-CDG, $834 RT, 44,000 miles RT NOT trying to compare. Just getting across the point and wish...

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by flyguy89
Sat May 04, 2019 1:55 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Wallethub releases best US airlines for 2018
Replies: 25
Views: 2883

Re: Wallethub releases best US airlines for 2018

Alright, I'm just going to say it: why the hell would I care how "WalletHub" ranks airlines?

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by flyguy89
Wed May 01, 2019 6:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OS Q1 Loss Deepens
Replies: 39
Views: 7249

Re: OS Q1 Loss Deepens

Hate to hear this. I've always had a soft spot for Austrian and have been rooting for them to come around.

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by flyguy89
Mon Apr 29, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Ohio - 2019
Replies: 608
Views: 89457

Re: The Rest of Ohio - 2019

They have reduced there destinations from 6 to 3. It is interesting that they are able to maintain both MCO and TPA out of CLE and CAK. Does anyone have any ideas to turn CAK around? JetBlue would have been a good fit but they entered CLE right before Southwest pulled out of CAK. Does anyone know i...

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by flyguy89
Sun Apr 28, 2019 4:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Ohio - 2019
Replies: 608
Views: 89457

Re: The Rest of Ohio - 2019

Why do you say it hasn’t worked for them in CAK? The fact that they continue to cut routes and capacity since they debuted in the market. They have reduced there destinations from 6 to 3. It is interesting that they are able to maintain both MCO and TPA out of CLE and CAK. Does anyone have any idea...

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by flyguy89
Sat Apr 27, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Ohio - 2019
Replies: 608
Views: 89457

Re: The Rest of Ohio - 2019

I still think NK could take a shot at DAY. They'd have no F9 and a lesser G4 presence to deal with at DAY as opposed to getting into the ULCC hornet's nest at CVG. Start with less-than-daily MCO, RSW, and LAS and see how it goes, maybe setting the service dates up in part to try and draw people wan...

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by flyguy89
Sat Apr 27, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Ohio - 2019
Replies: 608
Views: 89457

Re: The Rest of Ohio - 2019

I still think NK could take a shot at DAY. They'd have no F9 and a lesser G4 presence to deal with at DAY as opposed to getting into the ULCC hornet's nest at CVG. Start with less-than-daily MCO, RSW, and LAS and see how it goes, maybe setting the service dates up in part to try and draw people wan...

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by flyguy89
Sat Apr 27, 2019 3:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS on strike
Replies: 110
Views: 18190

Re: SAS on strikes

Out of interest, I just looked to see what Norwegian Airline is charging today for the 418 km trip from Oslo to Stockholm, a popular route. Now that SAS is on strike, the price is crazy..... 8231 NOK for a seat today. That is 861 euros, and baggage will cost you extra. Absolutely CRAZY price for a ...

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by flyguy89
Sat Apr 27, 2019 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Ohio - 2019
Replies: 608
Views: 89457

Re: The Rest of Ohio - 2019

Interesting. Until now, I was rooting for Spirit (NK) to consider inaugurating service to DAY. Now, I'm not so sure. If the Greater Cincinnati Tri-State metro area continues to grow, NK may eventually take a look at CVG if it suits their aims. That may happen someday, but I don't think that it will...

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