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by allegiantflyer
Sun Jul 28, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/28/2019:AA Adds PHX-COS/CVG/FAR, Drops ORDRNO;DL Adds JFKBOG;KX Drops DEN;UA Drops BJX-ORD
Replies: 58
Views: 10442

Re: OAG Changes 7/28/2019:AA Adds PHX-COS/CVG/FAR, Drops ORDRNO;DL Adds JFKBOG;KX Drops DEN;UA Drops BJX-ORD

Maybe it is that a lot of the traffic between South Florida and AZ is based in Broward County. I know when I lived in South Florida for three years, I avoided Miami airport at all costs. I flew out of FLL, even if it meant connecting, versus a non-stop option out of Miami. Most of my colleagues did...

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by allegiantflyer
Fri Jun 07, 2019 2:37 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why did UA chose CPT over JNB?
Replies: 26
Views: 4993

Re: Why did UA chose CPT over JNB?

I would assume they are counting on traffic from the U.S. end of the route to make it work, and I can only imagine it’s a lot easier to market CPT to Americans over JNB

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by allegiantflyer
Sat May 11, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN announces service to ITO
Replies: 93
Views: 13823

Re: WN announces service to ITO

ITO as inter island spoke or to California? I think ITO would be a great place for an LCC like WN, but I’m sure ITO is more local based and less focused on tourism.

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by allegiantflyer
Sat Apr 13, 2019 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Diversions 4/13; Qantas A380 to PHX, AA 772 OKC
Replies: 35
Views: 6197

Re: DFW Diversions 4/13; Qantas A380 to PHX, AA 772 OKC

QF7 landing in PHX using PHX's livecam. https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/56387455_2281961555403784_4431580202706927616_o.jpg?_nc_cat=104&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=c2751d4cde6be97bc141962b4bdefdde&oe=5D2BA000 I viewed this thread, and with just minutes to spare checked fl...

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by allegiantflyer
Sat Mar 23, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EA (v3.0) site updated; new livery revealed
Replies: 46
Views: 7757

Re: EA (v3.0) site updated; new livery revealed

I think this is a vast improvement over the horrid Eastern-Swift hybrid livery that was used. If they’re planning on focusing on South America I think using a falcon for marketing makes sense, but my only question is who are they marketing too? Surely they only do charters but are they only wanting ...

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by allegiantflyer
Wed Feb 27, 2019 1:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swift Air to expand College Sports Travel service
Replies: 28
Views: 2536

Re: Swift Air to expand College Sports Travel service

There is no way that Swift has "30 737 aircraft." I think at most they have 5. Yep they do..Swift got several ex-US -400 series and just last month took they took three ex-WN -300 series aircraft..Swift currently has 29 737's with one -800 series pending entering service. Swift has grown ...

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by allegiantflyer
Mon Jan 28, 2019 1:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 562
Views: 71580

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2019

https://www.gatewayairport.com/pressrelease?id=165
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Great numbers for IWA! 10% increase from the previous record set in 2012

https://www.gatewayairport.com/pressrelease?id=165

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by allegiantflyer
Tue Oct 02, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Announces New Intl/Domestic Flights for 2019
Replies: 133
Views: 18489

Re: AA Announces New Intl/Domestic Flights for 2019

a.net told me almost 6 years ago that by October of 2018 PHX would be reduced to a spoke with <30 flights a day. So far, nobody's mentioned PHX. All these far western cities now being connected nonstop with DFW, overflying PHX -- is that an ominous sign for AA's Arizona hub? Just wondering. bb Sure ...

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by allegiantflyer
Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1124
Views: 95410

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

Sorry if it has already been discussed but we have some good news. AS appears to be returning their SFO-PHX flight 2 times daily for spring 2019. Now if only we can get it year round.

Also service on this route will be on the ex-VX airbus series!

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by allegiantflyer
Fri Aug 24, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon
Replies: 632
Views: 67003

Re: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon

PHX-Cali is a huge hole in the network. Arizona is literally right next to California, which is their area of concentration as of late and we haven't seen any new markets. PHX-SFO was operated for 30 days in 2018 but we haven't heard anything about it being resumed either full time or for another mo...

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by allegiantflyer
Sun Jul 22, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/22/2018: UA Adds LAX-PRC,DEN-MMH/MRY/PRC;UA Drops EWR-MYR/SJC;OS Drops MIA;MEX Changes
Replies: 57
Views: 9986

Re: OAG Changes 7/22/2018: UA Adds LAX-PRC,DEN-MMH/MRY/PRC;UA Drops EWR-MYR/SJC;OS Drops MIA;MEX Changes

From a Great Lakes EMB, to a Skywest CRJ? Huge leap for PRC! Congrats to all parties involved. I heard fares are actually affordable too, if so I think PRC will be successful

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by allegiantflyer
Wed May 30, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS, WN win JD Power awards
Replies: 74
Views: 4409

Re: Surprisingly, Airlines in North America fare well on customer satisfaction

How are they giving more credence to Alaska by calling it a "traditional carrier" and touting its 775 rating, and then buried in the article, they call Southwest an LCC and treat its 818 rating like it doesn't mean much, even though WN is much larger than Alaska? Both entities should be p...

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by allegiantflyer
Sat May 26, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dynamic exits BK, seeks to grow fleet, use Eastern Air Lines name
Replies: 98
Views: 19387

Re: Dynamic exits BK, seeks to grow fleet, use Eastern Air Lines name

5020213 I kinda like the new livery Looks good. I like the idea of blending eastern with their new parent company Swift, I just wish instead of putting the Swift logo on the tail they used the eastern logo that is used in the title. I also think this would look good in Swift’s old orange livery tha...

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by allegiantflyer
Fri May 18, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: California Pacific Airlines has a start date! November 1st
Replies: 403
Views: 77772

Re: California Pacific Airlines trying again to fly

I really wanted to see CP air start service, I am an advocate for new start ups I think it would be good for our community to have new players. Now that Elite got to the punch before CP air with Caljet,I don't see the need for the CP air idea to keep trying. Especially since it is starting to sound ...

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by allegiantflyer
Thu May 10, 2018 5:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Southwest entry into Hawaii speed up merger discussions of HA with B6
Replies: 72
Views: 8048

Re: Will Southwest entry into Hawaii speed up merger discussions of HA with B6

AS has waaaaaay more to loose with WN in Hawaii than HA does. HA will always have the upper hand in any Hawaiian market.

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by allegiantflyer
Fri May 04, 2018 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Finally Announces Intentions to Serve Hawaii
Replies: 457
Views: 60821

Re: Southwest Finally Announces Intentions to Serve Hawaii

No doubt their service to Hawaii will be a huge hit. Very interesting developments. Especially in regards to inter island. I think the question has to be asked how many players can be in the market. Inter island service comes and goes. Aloha,Island air, GO! history tells us Wn likely will realize th...

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by allegiantflyer
Fri Apr 27, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who will fill LGB 12 open slots in September?
Replies: 151
Views: 16423

Re: Who will fill LGB 12 open slots in September?

I think all carriers will soon realize what B6 realized relatively quick, Especially WN if they do infect get all slots. They will realize there just isn't enough demand at LGB for all 12 slots to be used, maybe 6-8 but definitely not all 12.

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by allegiantflyer
Thu Apr 26, 2018 4:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who will fill LGB 12 open slots in September?
Replies: 151
Views: 16423

Re: Who will fill LGB 12 open slots in September?

I'm not sure why people think AS is interested in returning to LGB when they left voluntarily and have shown no interest in returning when the opportunity has presented itself. I think its largely because there marketing scheme has changed since January of 2015(when they last pulled out) when AS an...

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by allegiantflyer
Thu Apr 26, 2018 3:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who will fill LGB 12 open slots in September?
Replies: 151
Views: 16423

Re: Who will fill LGB 12 open slots in September?

airliner371 wrote:
AS has tried LGB so many times, we will see


AS currently serves more cities in California than any carrier, adding LGB could help reiterate that talking point as they fight for the attention of Californians. Wouldn’t do much other than that though.

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by allegiantflyer
Thu Apr 19, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1124
Views: 95410

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

According to their website, Boutique is currently hiring Customer Service Reps in Page and Prescott. They aren't waiting a second to pick up where Great Lakes left off! Sounds like they are thinking they will win the bids I'd imagine they are the only ones that are going to place a bid. Mokulele an...

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by allegiantflyer
Thu Apr 19, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1124
Views: 95410

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

According to their website, Boutique is currently hiring Customer Service Reps in Page and Prescott.

They aren't waiting a second to pick up where Great Lakes left off!

Sounds like they are thinking they will win the bids

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by allegiantflyer
Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Air A321neo More to Love Livery Revealed!
Replies: 89
Views: 19972

Re: Alaska Air A321neo More to Love Livery Revealed!

Now here is the first a321neo with regular Alaska livery. https://farm1.staticflickr.com/922/27696172208_a68923e4d6_k.jpg Alaska Airlines, D-AVXY,Reg.N828VA,MSN 8246,Airbus A 321-253N, 19.04.2018, XFW-EDHI, Hamburg-Finkenwerder by Henryk Konrad , on Flickr https://farm1.staticflickr.com/912/3975764...

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by allegiantflyer
Wed Apr 18, 2018 4:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL, 1 fatality
Replies: 720
Views: 122278

Re: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL, 1 fatality

So tragic. I can only imagine the horror WN is currently sending a ferry flight DAL-PHL operated by N229WN. http://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/WN8870 Possibly with employees on board to help out on-site? The flight has WN Executives and a WN "GO Team." what exactly is a "go tea...

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by allegiantflyer
Tue Apr 10, 2018 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Alliances that Carriers not in an Alliance Would Join
Replies: 65
Views: 5866

Re: Airline Alliances that Carriers not in an Alliance Would Join

If they had any interest in joining an alliance, I could see AS joining Oneworld. Would solve the Pacific Northwest gaping hole. Not sure why AS had to step back on their relationship with AA, they were great partners.

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by allegiantflyer
Tue Apr 10, 2018 7:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 613
Views: 76213

Re: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018

Hawaii is going to use a lot of airframes, especially if they want to serve the area as much as Alaska does, add the fact that they do not want to use redeyes. The rest of a large order I would suspect would go to replacing older aircraft. What would WN do with say 300 more 737s and a fleet of, say ...

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by allegiantflyer
Wed Apr 04, 2018 9:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS Begins JFK-SJC; Adds 3 daily SEA
Replies: 88
Views: 9484

Re: AS Begins JFK-SJC; Adds 3 daily SEA

Good news, I expect AS to add more routes from their Focus cities in SJC and San in order to better compete with WN in the future. All my yacking for the last week or 2 about JFK and a new nonstop transcon.... What a shock; call me baffled and disappointed with Alaska. But that's just me. Plus, both...

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by allegiantflyer
Tue Apr 03, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Sign atop T7 JFK
Replies: 62
Views: 11254

Re: Alaska Sign atop T7 JFK

With the purchase of Virgin America, Alaska has non-stop flights from JFK to LAX, SFO, SEA, PDX, LAS and PSP (seasonal), I’d say that SAN is the only glaring hole. Perhaps SJC as well. PSP seems like a stretch for AS to retain. What about DAL? In the event this happens, would AS drop SAN-EWR for SA...

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by allegiantflyer
Mon Apr 02, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: UA to introduce new and/or revised livery in the coming years
Replies: 186
Views: 34909

Re: Rumor: UA to introduce new and/or revised livery in the coming years

I would be shocked if UA wanted to update their livery, They seem to not really care about their image. The current CO-UA livery looks like it was thrown together last minute because someone in the marketing department procrastinated until the last minute.They also never feel rushed to do anything. ...

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by allegiantflyer
Tue Mar 27, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: New AA Route Announcement from LAX
Replies: 178
Views: 25455

Re: Rumor: New AA Route Announcement from LAX

Wow! with the addition of BUD, AA has been very bold with adding "off the beaten path" destinations to their route network.

Despite Brazil cuts(does anyone think frequencies will ever come back?), AA remains strong in South America

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by allegiantflyer
Mon Mar 26, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: XTRA Airways put up for sale, most of fleet sold to Swift
Replies: 34
Views: 7085

Re: XTRA Airways put up for sale, most of fleet sold to Swift

Swift certainly has been bulking up lately. I wonder why they have been making all these investments? with The Eastern purchase, Dynamic Airways, and fleet purchases from Xtra.

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by allegiantflyer
Mon Mar 19, 2018 11:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1124
Views: 95410

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

Hope everyone is enjoying spring! I love the sight of mesquite trees blooming, though they make a mess. Recently came across tourism.az.gov a great website that realeases passenger numbers every month in comparison to last month. I wanted to discuss Boutique Air success at SOW, From 2016 to 2017 SOW...

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by allegiantflyer
Thu Mar 08, 2018 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SY SEA-ANC Loaded
Replies: 21
Views: 3661

Re: SY SEA-ANC Loaded

This makes absolutely no sense to me. So I guess the demand for SEA to ANC and vise versa is infinite...? In the summer, it’s about as close to a sure thing as you can get. Is this all local demand? I feel like with the frequency on this route, at least half the population of Seattle takes a trip t...

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by allegiantflyer
Thu Mar 08, 2018 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SY SEA-ANC Loaded
Replies: 21
Views: 3661

Re: SY SEA-ANC Loaded

I am liking the boldness of the new SY

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by allegiantflyer
Mon Mar 05, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Will Make AUS a Hub?
Replies: 124
Views: 11065

Re: Who Will Make AUS a Hub?

i’m voting delta because of how loose they use the “hub” terminology.
Also every major carrier in the United States(including AS) has some sort of focus city or hub in Texas....except Delta

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by allegiantflyer
Wed Feb 28, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Georgia Lt. Governor Threatens DL Over Cutting Ties with NRA
Replies: 273
Views: 9132

Re: Georgia Lt. Governor Threatens DL Over Cutting Ties with NRA

:checkmark: Social and political issues definitely impact the bottom line and are very relevant to companies. In the age of social media, news can be spread across the country in mere seconds (and airlines have not gotten much positive PR recently :roll: ). You just need to look at Millennials and ...

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by allegiantflyer
Sat Feb 17, 2018 4:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN and BA codeshare?
Replies: 42
Views: 4617

Re: WN and BA codeshare?

A BA codeshare seems like something WN would be interested in, but BA probably would not have the same interest. They seem satisfied with the AA network supporting their feed.

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by allegiantflyer
Fri Feb 02, 2018 5:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CEO: WN Flights to Hawaii May Not Start Till 2019
Replies: 95
Views: 9584

Re: CEO: WN Flights to Hawaii May Not Start Till 2019

This was already known. When Hawaii was first announced back in October the memo specifically said Southwest would start *selling tickets* to Hawaii in 2018, there was no mention of commencing service in 2018, the plan was 2019. Im all for it. It would be good for WN to have more time to research, t...

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by allegiantflyer
Wed Jan 24, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS Fleet Repaint Thread
Replies: 790
Views: 175802

Re: Alaska Airlines starts repainting Airbus fleet

Love it. Looks like the "Alaska" title is pushed more forward on the fuselage than it is on the 737. The letters also appear, I need more photos before I can confirm

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by allegiantflyer
Fri Jan 19, 2018 5:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Uniforms for AS
Replies: 54
Views: 8188

Re: New Uniforms for AS

Wow. Huuuuuuuuge improvement. So interesting how the dress is actually inspired from the current VX uniform, will probably be the second most noticeable resemblance (after the airbus aircraft of course) of VX after its gone.

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by allegiantflyer
Thu Jan 18, 2018 3:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1124
Views: 95410

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

Does anyone have any info on what happened with the citation that had the landing incident this morning on 7R? Hope everyone had a great holiday weekend! I noticed hidden in this press release, DL sates they will be using "larger aircraft" on flights to Phoenix. Does this mean DL will be ...

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by allegiantflyer
Thu Jan 18, 2018 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1124
Views: 95410

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

Hope everyone had a great holiday weekend! I noticed hidden in this press release, DL sates they will be using "larger aircraft" on flights to Phoenix. Does this mean DL will be going mainline to SEA year round? Also a huge shoutout to the AS PAE-PHX route. PHX sees a very small amount of ...

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by allegiantflyer
Tue Jan 09, 2018 4:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska "Beyond" problems, Seattle Times finally catches on
Replies: 125
Views: 21053

Re: Alaska "Beyond" problems, Seattle Times finally catches on

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zBJrohFJfw4
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I am a bit confused. Didn't AS just roll out this add two month ago priding themselves for their cookies? but this article suggest they are being taken off flights

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zBJrohFJfw4

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by allegiantflyer
Sun Jan 07, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS Fleet Repaint Thread
Replies: 790
Views: 175802

Re: Alaska Airlines starts repainting Airbus fleet

At least N926VA will feature the AS colors: https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4642/25690659888_c6ad106be1_h.jpg D-AZAA_A321_8120_Alaska-Airlines_XFW_20180107 by Cruise , on Flickr wow she is beautiful. I was unsure how I felt about AS gaining airbus fleet, but after seeing how well the AS livery fits ...

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by allegiantflyer
Fri Jan 05, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 10/22/2017: AS Adds PHX-SFO,EW MCO-DUS, F9 Big Summer Schedule Change, VR Closes PVD
Replies: 74
Views: 12850

Re: AS starting SFO-PHX

So far they only have plans to serve for a month. We are hoping that changes to year round, their prices are reasonable too, you can book roundtrip for about $110. AS needs to jump into the PHX-cali market, this is a good step but we are waiting for more. Its especially needed since PHX-SNA is the o...

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by allegiantflyer
Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1124
Views: 95410

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

Happy New Year!

I have heard rumors about Dl opening a lounge in PHX, any thoughts?

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by allegiantflyer
Sun Dec 24, 2017 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/24/2017: DL Drops DAY-LGA, EK Daily to Florida, NK Cuts MSP-PHL, VR Out of PVD, WN Adds CVG-PHX
Replies: 102
Views: 15834

Re: OAG Changes 12/24/2017: DL Drops DAY-LGA, EK Daily to Florida, NK Cuts MSP-PHL, VR Out of PVD, WN Adds CVG-PHX

Interesting. I thought DL would've picked up KCVG-KPHX since they've flown charters for the Cincinnati Reds in the past (and, IINM, they might have a marketing partnership with the Reds), much like AS is flying KSFO-KPHX as part of their marketing partnership with the San Francisco Giants. They dro...

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by allegiantflyer
Wed Dec 20, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SY announces LAX-HNL and MSP-MYR
Replies: 45
Views: 5584

Re: SY announces LAX-HNL and MSP-MYR

Very interesting development, I hope SY has more success on this route as a ULCC than G4 did LAX-HNL is a very crowded market. Even more crowded when WN starts. Assuming they start.... Why do you doubt that WN will? The big PR/Marketing announcement on Oct-11 wasn't just a teaser. The title from GK ...

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by allegiantflyer
Wed Dec 20, 2017 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2017
Replies: 709
Views: 75390

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread 2017

Happy Holidays everyone! I am very excited to talk about the new developments at FLG! AA has graced this small town airport with 2 new routes. What do you think caused them to drop these routes in FLG? Maybe it is possible FLG had a very strong year. New Carriers soon to come? The stakes are high an...

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by allegiantflyer
Sat Dec 16, 2017 9:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines unveils A321neo "Most West Coast" livery
Replies: 169
Views: 32108

Re: Alaska Airlines unveils A321neo "Most West Coast" livery

Would it have killed them to put Chester on the tail? I really dislike a blank white tail it's practically a sin. From an advertising/marketing standpoint this is bad, a flyer will look at the plane, and it would be difficult for them to associate it with AS, the plane says "most west coast&quo...

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