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by wnflyguy
Mon Aug 03, 2020 11:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots
Replies: 426
Views: 54789

Re: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots

Well per CrankFlyer WN cut a lot of flights for AUG. In regards to LGB AUG losses Half it's flights and completely drops SJC. SJC been one of the most Impacted markets by everyone since it's largely a business destination. I wouldn't be surprised on the split September-January revision/extension com...

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by wnflyguy
Mon Aug 03, 2020 5:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots
Replies: 426
Views: 54789

Re: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots

Medium haul MDW,DAL are definitely possible. Would only be needed if they see o&d to those cities though. Denver offers service to almost all the same cities on the east coast now and geographically is perfect. Frequency to Denver seems like all they need for a connection city to do cross count...

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by wnflyguy
Sun Aug 02, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Network Thread 2020
Replies: 354
Views: 52655

Re: Alaska Airlines Network Thread 2020

With the ongoing battle with WN regardless of the pandemic does anyone think AS might entertain returning to LGB? With the upcoming slot lottery they have the opportunity to gain up to 9 Slots. With 9 slots AS could try something like. 5 SFO, 2 PDX and 2 SEA. Or 4 SFO,2 SEA ,1 PDX, 1 HNL, 1 split O...

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by wnflyguy
Sun Aug 02, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian to cut workforce by 35%
Replies: 50
Views: 9957

Re: Hawaiian to cut workforce by 35%

The state of Hawaii shooting for September 2 to start a mandatory temperature checks before You board all Mainland and international flights to the Islands. In addition all passengers will be required to show medical test records of a negative COVID. Any passengers showing symptoms in transit will r...

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by wnflyguy
Sun Aug 02, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Network Thread 2020
Replies: 354
Views: 52655

Re: Alaska Airlines Network Thread 2020

With the ongoing battle with WN regardless of the pandemic does anyone think AS might entertain returning to LGB? With the upcoming slot lottery they have the opportunity to gain up to 9 Slots. With 9 slots AS could try something like. 5 SFO, 2 PDX and 2 SEA. Or 4 SFO,2 SEA ,1 PDX, 1 HNL, 1 split OG...

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by wnflyguy
Sat Aug 01, 2020 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots
Replies: 426
Views: 54789

Re: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots

AS made it clear in an internal employee publication, they have zero interest in LGB. Crap yields. They won’t be looking for any slots. I don’t doubt it but obviously that is based on a market dynamic where B6 is there. Take them away and it’s certainly possible things change. LGB is a much larger ...

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by wnflyguy
Fri Jul 31, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots
Replies: 426
Views: 54789

Re: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots

Well I'm told LGB sent out a open invite to all US domestic and Cargo airlines including those already on the list that they have until End of Business day PST on August 28th to submit a application to participate. Or elect to Pass if already on the Slot lottery allocation list. I'm Told the lottery...

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by wnflyguy
Wed Jul 29, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 367
Views: 61453

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020

Southwest will now extend its schedule on 8/13 (prev 8/27) and go through April 11, 2021 (prev 3/10/21). This is the first time in my recent memory where WN is extending for all of spring break. This extension usually only runs through early March. https://www.southwest.com/air/flight-schedules/ind...

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by wnflyguy
Tue Jul 28, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/28/2020:SLOW BLEED;AA Cuts LAX-EUG/FAT/MFR/RDM/SAN/SDF,LGA-TYS,ORD-SCE;DL Drops HAV/TGU/BOS Shrinks
Replies: 115
Views: 19607

Re: OAG Changes 7/28/2020:SLOW BLEED;AA Cuts LAX-EUG/FAT/MFR/RDM/SAN/SDF,LGA-TYS,ORD-SCE;DL Drops HAV/TGU/BOS Shrinks

Huge close in cuts for WN in August. So strange to see considering WN used to never make changes pre-MAX grounding. It's because during the Max grounding WN was Still making hand over fist record profits regardless of the max problem. The Covid 19 pandemic they are in the same boat as everyone. Wha...

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by wnflyguy
Thu Jul 23, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots
Replies: 426
Views: 54789

Re: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots

From my LGB friend. WN schedule movements at LGB. Dude to covid treads it's scaled back some business markets between August and mid September. Mid September WN moving up PHX and AUS service while temporarily cutting all SJC. In addition for September WN temporary adding back 2 Daily LAS and 2 Daily...

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by wnflyguy
Thu Jul 23, 2020 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 367
Views: 61453

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020

WN dropping temporary dropping LGB-SJC in September moving up PHX and AUS 30 days. Adding back LAS and DEN temporary in September.

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Tue Jul 21, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1080
Views: 166642

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

Gates for JetBlue at LAX shouldn't be a problem now since it Sounds like Frontier,Spirit,Sun Country and Allegiant are all now moving to the Midfield terminal. Hawaiian was supposed to move but now looks like it's going to stay put.

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Tue Jul 21, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: WN Fares 13SEP20-02OCT20
Replies: 6
Views: 1736

Re: WN Fares 13SEP20-02OCT20

With spike in covid 19 cases, restrictions closing down businesses again and the 14 day quarantine. All the airlines are seeing modest April type of cancellations again. I wouldn't be surprised if WN started following suit by canceling a hundred plus flights a day throughout its network. The Hits fo...

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by wnflyguy
Sat Jul 18, 2020 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership
Replies: 287
Views: 32654

Re: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership

This sets the stage for the eventual next round of consolidation in the industry. -AA+AS+B6 The question then being, who acquires who? Does AS pull off a HP-style takeover of AA? And B6 is forced to come along for the ride or be left out of the party? They can call it Jet America since AS holds the...

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by wnflyguy
Fri Jul 17, 2020 12:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots
Replies: 426
Views: 54789

Re: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots

Well sounds like WN is cut some capacity in California including LGB for AUG because of the Covid 19 spike has reduced bookings.

Can't wait for this pandemic to be over.

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Fri Jul 17, 2020 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 367
Views: 61453

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020

Looks like WN cancelled All Hawaii-Mainland expect 2 HNL-OAK for all of AUG because of the 14 day quarantine.

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Thu Jul 16, 2020 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots
Replies: 426
Views: 54789

Re: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots

Hawaiian one daily flight to LGB-HNL was on average filled with 70% Orange County passengers. They definitely were filling the Void left by United dropping the SNA-HNL nonstop. Hawaiian was able to fill up every seat to max capacity unlike the 20 seat Cap United was forced to do with the 737. I'm su...

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by wnflyguy
Thu Jul 16, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots
Replies: 426
Views: 54789

Re: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots

How B6 put up with the trailer park there for so long is amazing. Then only to get spit on. Nice new terminal and only a dozen or so daily flights from 1 single carrier would serve them right. They put up with the trailer park because they had virtually no other choice at the time. If they wanted t...

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by wnflyguy
Thu Jul 16, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 367
Views: 61453

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020

Kiwikobi wrote:
WN is resuming SEA-GEG service on July 27th, 3x daily, for the first time since 2012/2013.


It's also bringing back SEA-RNO.

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Thu Jul 16, 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS responds to B6, announces LAX and FLL expansion
Replies: 157
Views: 26437

Re: AS claps back at B6, announces LAX and FLL expansion

With AA scaling down the Eagle flying from LAX along with LAWA putting Terminal 9 on hold.
Maybe AS can take over the Eagles nest to increase E175 flying from LAX.

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Thu Jul 16, 2020 2:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue makes LAX West Coast focus city
Replies: 329
Views: 35115

Re: JetBlue makes LAX West Coast focus city

Well with AA and B6 announcement of a codeshare it's easy to see were the extra gates for JetBlue are coming from.

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Thu Jul 16, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership
Replies: 287
Views: 32654

Re: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership

jfklganyc wrote:
All of a sudden everything makes sense:

-Gates at EWR
-More slots at JFK
-Gates at LAX

We can now see the forest through the trees


Don't forget LHR JetBlue needs the main airport in London to be successful.
I see a British Airways code share with some Slots attached to it.

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Thu Jul 16, 2020 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership
Replies: 287
Views: 32654

Re: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership

Hey JetBlue it's AA wanna code share?
Sure But we need some of your gates also at LAX so we can finally ditch LGB! AA ok done!
We now know were all the JetBlue gates space is come from at LAX.
Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Wed Jul 15, 2020 12:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots
Replies: 426
Views: 54789

Re: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots

Hearing Delta has removed it's self from the Waiting list. I'm sure Hawaiian probably not far behind. While WN has been wanting every available opportunity. From what I heard today WN may just want to trade out all 9 supplemental slots for 9 permanent slots. WN Growth opportunity may be capped at 1...

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by wnflyguy
Tue Jul 14, 2020 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots
Replies: 426
Views: 54789

Re: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots

Hearing Delta has removed it's self from the Waiting list. I'm sure Hawaiian probably not far behind. While WN has been wanting every available opportunity. From what I heard today WN may just want to trade out all 9 supplemental slots for 9 permanent slots. WN Growth opportunity may be capped at 17...

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by wnflyguy
Mon Jul 13, 2020 11:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 367
Views: 61453

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020

Double post.

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Mon Jul 13, 2020 11:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 367
Views: 61453

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020

Well Hawaii extended it's required 14 day quarantine until September 1st. This will have a big impact for August Flights.

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Mon Jul 13, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 367
Views: 61453

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2020

On July 14/15 2020 in PDX Southwest Airlines will relocate to the 6 new gates E6-E12 on the north side of the airport.

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Mon Jul 13, 2020 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue makes LAX West Coast focus city
Replies: 329
Views: 35115

Re: JetBlue makes LAX West Coast focus city

The other thing that is WONDERFUL, is JetBlue is going to hire a bunch of new employees at LAX, and those moving or commuting from LGB to work will most likely be getting a cost of living raise. (; Hope this does not hurt JetBlues carbon off offset credits to horribly. I am sure JetBlue is going to...

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by wnflyguy
Mon Jul 13, 2020 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots
Replies: 426
Views: 54789

Re: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots

CobaltScar wrote:
What spin did they use when they abandoned EWR?

Touché! Hahahahaha

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Mon Jul 13, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Furloughs
Replies: 40
Views: 16389

Re: Southwest Furloughs

With the deadline for taking the ExTO and VSP on July 15. I wouldn't expect an announcement until sometime in August until WN runs it's revamped next 2021 January-April flight schedule numbers. I think if the US was on a downward trend with Covid 19 more people would not partake in either program wi...

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by wnflyguy
Mon Jul 13, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots
Replies: 426
Views: 54789

Re: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots

No one will make LGB a cargo hub. The airport does not even have a cargo warehouse, let alone the rest of infrastructure like customs, brokers etc. UPS/FedEx today simply truck in prebuilt ULDs to load on the aircraft. Amazon is spending $200mil building a regional air hub at San Bernardino >> http...

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by wnflyguy
Sun Jul 12, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots
Replies: 426
Views: 54789

Re: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots

LGB hasn't had this many available slots since the arrival of JetBlue. Now with the popularity of buying online Home deliveries I wouldn't be surprised if FedEx and UPS requested additional slot also. UPS has a nice facility between Spring Street and Lakewood BLVD that could easily handle more traff...

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by wnflyguy
Sun Jul 12, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots
Replies: 426
Views: 54789

Re: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots

I would love for Amazon to start some B767 and 777F cargo flights into LGB and see the look on all those NIMBYs faces that didn't want FIS because that would bring in the "international jumbo jets." Amazons international China feed to LGB would require a ANC or HNL CBP stop inbound. But i...

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by wnflyguy
Sun Jul 12, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue makes LAX West Coast focus city
Replies: 329
Views: 35115

Re: JetBlue makes LAX West Coast focus city

The money is in SNA and BUR for domestic travel, they are just space limited. I don't see this though as being any less successful than their existing LGB service. They already were offering these routes from LGB so it isn't as if it is new capacity in the overall LA market. The gate situation will...

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by wnflyguy
Sat Jul 11, 2020 10:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2020
Replies: 920
Views: 106437

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2020

Well according to LGB sources Amazon is now looking into LGB with the departure and soon to be 17 available slots. These slots would help feed it's Orange County Ca disruption center.

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Sat Jul 11, 2020 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots
Replies: 426
Views: 54789

Re: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots

I wouldn't be shocked at this point to see the State of Hawaii roll plans backwards given the resurgence of infections in California, in particular... Yep with California being one of the Covid hotspots right now, I can't see Hawaii dropping the 14-day quarantine until infections in California are ...

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by wnflyguy
Sat Jul 11, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue makes LAX West Coast focus city
Replies: 329
Views: 35115

Re: JetBlue makes LAX West Coast focus city

My view on The PR spin is we're leaving Long Beach for LAX to grow it's west coast focus city. It's better to spin we're gonna grow our LAX opportunity vs Hey during this pandemic world we are finally cutting our losses and dropping the low yielding LGB altogether. The long game at LAX I see a Mint...

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by wnflyguy
Sat Jul 11, 2020 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue makes LAX West Coast focus city
Replies: 329
Views: 35115

Re: JetBlue makes LAX West Coast focus city

My view on The PR spin is we're leaving Long Beach for LAX to grow it's west coast focus city. It's better to spin we're gonna grow our LAX opportunity vs Hey during this pandemic world we are finally cutting our losses and dropping the low yielding LGB altogether. The long game at LAX I see a Mint ...

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by wnflyguy
Sat Jul 11, 2020 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots
Replies: 426
Views: 54789

Re: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots

Well another rumor is Amazon Prime air cargo will also be requesting slots at LGB airport.

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Sat Jul 11, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots
Replies: 426
Views: 54789

Re: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots

So reading the complete Slot allocation for LGB. Once a airline returns permanent slots with a official submission End of service. The airport can immediately reallocate the slots to all airlines or airline on the list. This will give awards airlines time to market and sale pending service. WN could...

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by wnflyguy
Sat Jul 11, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 804
Views: 146213

Re: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread

Dave has publicly stated that with sudden departure of JetBlue from LGB Breeze will most likely look into taking part in the Reallocation lottery for the 17 slots. Sounds like Breeze isn't just gonna start in the Midwest now. But reading how the process LGB slot process works the most slots they wil...

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by wnflyguy
Sat Jul 11, 2020 1:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots
Replies: 426
Views: 54789

Re: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots

Update: http://www.longbeach.gov/press-releases/long-beach-airport-prepares-to-allocate-flight-slots-from-waiting-list/ LGB acknowledges the 17 slots being released by B6 and will soon make the lottery available. Current waitlist members are Delta, Hawaiian and Southwest. Keep in mind that this poo...

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by wnflyguy
Fri Jul 10, 2020 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue makes LAX West Coast focus city
Replies: 329
Views: 35115

Re: JetBlue makes LAX West Coast focus city

Dominion301 wrote:
Sorry if this was asked up thread, but does anyone here think that WN will go all-in at LGB?

Yes
Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Fri Jul 10, 2020 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 1870
Views: 323149

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

With JetBlue pulling out of LGB on October 6 Will Delta apply for more Slots? As of now Delta Is only planning on 5 daily flights of it 12 total slots to SLC this winter.

Flyguy

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by wnflyguy
Fri Jul 10, 2020 10:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots
Replies: 426
Views: 54789

Re: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots

When does B6 have to legally surrender the slots? Can't they technically hold onto them until the last possible moment? From what I have heard JetBlue officially notified the Airport this time of the end of service on the Day of the Announcement. I believe officials rental leases end on October 31 ...

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by wnflyguy
Fri Jul 10, 2020 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots
Replies: 426
Views: 54789

Re: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots

HA is restarting LGB mid August with regular 1x daily service to HNL. LGB is a secondary airport and HAL being an airline that flies mostly to primary airports had other priorities. LAX will do for now until mid August. No they are most certainly not coming back to LGB in mid-August... Is HA return...

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by wnflyguy
Fri Jul 10, 2020 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots
Replies: 426
Views: 54789

Re: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots

I know everyone is for Breeze possibly coming into the airport to fill the JetBlue void in October. Unfortunately Breeze is Months if not a year away from actual start up. They will still only be a airline on paper. When LGB starts the reallocation of slots hopefully this year . Nobody is going to s...

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by wnflyguy
Fri Jul 10, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots
Replies: 426
Views: 54789

Re: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots

LGB Airlines Gate new assignments in October. Hawaiian will use gates 2-3 Delta gates 4-5 American gate 6 Southwest gates 1, 7-10 These gate assignments don't really make much sense to me. Sure it's not that big an airport but it seems like it would make more sense to keep things closer together. I...

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by wnflyguy
Fri Jul 10, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots
Replies: 426
Views: 54789

Re: Long Beach (LGB) increasing number of air carrier slots

It's already Rumored that WN will use some temporary slots vacated by JetBlue to increase LGB service until they are awarded slots more permanent slots. Mid September it will extend it's 1 temporary Sunday-Friday afternoon LGB-LAS flight until Oct 7th. On Oct 8 WN will reinstate 3 daily LGB-LAS and ...

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