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by airliner371
Fri Apr 26, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Does WN system penalize for early check-in attempt?
Replies: 40
Views: 4266

Re: Does WN system penalize for early check-in attempt?

Perhaps you need to update your screen at the time of check-in and then enter your credentials? It sounds like when you are currently entering your credentials your flight isn't available for check-in - wait until you can check-in and then open the page. 5 minutes doesn't make that great of a differ...

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by airliner371
Thu Apr 25, 2019 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest posts Q1 2019 earnings
Replies: 16
Views: 3487

Re: Southwest posts Q1 2019 earnings

They’re getting my money today, I’m in ATL right now making a connection because they cut they’re EWR-Florida flying. At least bring back EWR-MCO, or add EWR-ATL. ATL is busy for WN, but there are a few adds like EWR they can make. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk They opted for the much shorter ...

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by airliner371
Wed Apr 24, 2019 2:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1781
Views: 356400

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

I like it - a lot! Winglet looks purple to me but we'll see better tomorrow. Great evolution! Love how the tail is reminiscent of rising blue but modern and fresh. Look forward to seeing this on additional aircraft.

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by airliner371
Tue Apr 23, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/21/2019:AA Drops LAX-STS;HU Adds ORD-CTU;WN MAX Cuts;WS Drops BOS-YHZ
Replies: 90
Views: 15196

Re: OAG Changes 4/21/2019:AA Drops LAX-STS;HU Adds ORD-CTU;WN MAX Cuts;WS Drops BOS-YHZ

enilria wrote:
They have shrunk in JFK

They have not. Alaska today is operating the same number of flights VX/AS did at the time of the merger.

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by airliner371
Sat Mar 16, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest schedule due out 3/14 /19
Replies: 120
Views: 14331

Re: Southwest schedule due out 3/14 /19

Well One more day to Hawaii service! Unfortunately the MAX8 grounding dampen the next wave of additional service. Don't know how factually correct this is since I'm wrong 99.% of the time but here the latest and greatest news. KOA stays just inter island until NOV. SMF-HNL added in JUNE OGG in July...

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by airliner371
Thu Feb 28, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Announces Major BOS Expansion
Replies: 115
Views: 19907

Re: B6 Announces Major BOS Expansion

DL has as much of a presence as B6 does in BOS. Fact Check: B6 has 230% more presence than DLin BOS. BOS passengers for 12 months ending Nov 2018: 1. JetBlue 10,377,000 2. American 6,486,000 3. Delta 4,563,000 Source: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Logan_International_Airport Those are domestic nu...

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by airliner371
Fri Feb 22, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue to Long Island (ISP)?
Replies: 38
Views: 5581

JetBlue to Long Island (ISP)?

Yesterday, Chuck Schumer and local officials held a press conference at ISP to encourage the FAA to choose ISP for $70 million in terminal upgrades. Long story short, Mr. Chuck said, "We need to get more flights, to more locations. Particularly to the west coast and to the Southwest to make thi...

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by airliner371
Thu Feb 21, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: US DOT awards Haneda slots
Replies: 765
Views: 132828

Re: US-Japan agree on additional Haneda slots; DOT to allocate

Delta: https://twitter.com/airlinefilings/status/1098704982545580032 Haneda-Seattle; Haneda-Detroit; Haneda-Atlanta; Haneda-Portland; Haneda-Honolulu This amounts to moving the current NRT operation to HND in full. It's worth noting that they applied for 2 HNL-HND frequencies, so they do seem commi...

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by airliner371
Fri Feb 15, 2019 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Declares Maintenance Emergency
Replies: 184
Views: 34608

Re: Southwest Airlines Declares Maintenance Emergency

What the hell is going on at Southwest? 6 years without a contract for Maintenance workers??? All to save money. Herb would be disappointed. Get it together, Southwest.
-Southwest Fan

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by airliner371
Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reconfiguration of CLT terminal into ATL-style layout?
Replies: 13
Views: 1718

Re: Reconfiguration of CLT terminal into ATL-style layout?

I don’t recall where but I have seen renderings of exactly this. Runway 5/23 is stated for closure and eventually there will be multiple concourses running E-W with the 4 parallel runways going N-S. Probably 20 years down the road? Indeed, I've seen a rendering posted somewhere on this website of a...

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by airliner371
Sat Dec 01, 2018 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Newly renovated terminal 1 at LAX unveiled
Replies: 54
Views: 11368

Re: Newly renovated terminal 1 at LAX unveiled

Is T1 still going to remain disconnected airside from the rest of the airport? After Delta is finished with their T2/T3 project, all terminals but T1 will be accessible without having to go back through security. Didn’t know if this project resolved that issue. Terminal 1.5 will. https://www.lawa.o...

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by airliner371
Wed Nov 07, 2018 11:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGA to west coast
Replies: 45
Views: 5942

Re: LGA to west coast

The modern argument for the perimeter rules at LGA and DCA is that it accommodates service to smaller cities. Cities like XNA, CAE, CHA, and others would likely lose NYC service without the LGA perimeter rule. We're even seeing examples of this at EWR as UA refocuses on O&D traffic. They're cutt...

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by airliner371
Wed Oct 10, 2018 3:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 884
Views: 91966

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

Well, as long as their username doesn't match their real name, they're not going to get caught... I don't think it's a good idea either, but that's not something to worry about at all. It's not an internal doc. It was from a click through link in an email sent out to TrueBlue members today. I recei...

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by airliner371
Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Tran: What would it be like today?
Replies: 55
Views: 7439

Re: Air Tran: What would it be like today?

Northwest1988 wrote:
This is supposed to be fun after all.

Sometimes hard to remember when you're passionate about the subject, but this site has some pretty dang smart conversations sometimes, and then there are the fun ones like this. :smile:

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by airliner371
Tue Oct 09, 2018 6:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Tran: What would it be like today?
Replies: 55
Views: 7439

Re: Air Tran: What would it be like today?

It's that time of year again! My favorite! Regardless of WN, AirTran was in for some transformational change. I think no matter what a merger/acquisition was on the horizon. I always imaged an FL/B6 combo. That would've been an East Coast LCC powerhouse. But I think Midwest/Frontier would've been an...

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by airliner371
Tue Oct 09, 2018 1:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 884
Views: 91966

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

Good Authority from a mid-level B6 Exec that the final list is: BTV ROC SYR DAB SRQ PWM IAD OAK ABQ I think a lot of these make sense. A lot of it comes down to the exclusivity of B6's assets, particularly at JFK. Their capacity is restricted in their hometown market, they need to be using these as...

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by airliner371
Thu Oct 04, 2018 5:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS Subsidiary Will Perform Ground Handling for All Airlines at PAE
Replies: 74
Views: 6628

Re: AS Subsidiary Will Perform Ground Handling for All Airlines at PAE

Handling by a competitor is extremely common, especially in the regional world. Not unusual for vendors like Envoy(AA), or DGS(DL) to handle every airline at smaller stations. Correct me if I'm wrong but I believe DGS handles all airlines here at FAT. That would be one example. They may handle all ...

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by airliner371
Thu Oct 04, 2018 4:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS Subsidiary Will Perform Ground Handling for All Airlines at PAE
Replies: 74
Views: 6628

Re: AS Subsidiary Will Perform Ground Handling for All Airlines at PAE

Forcing airlines to be handled by a competitor is new ground for the USA. Self-handling is an option at every airport I know of in the USA except HPN, but the handler is not owned by an airline. Various airlines at multiple airports do ground handling for their competitors. They have for years. I t...

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by airliner371
Fri Sep 28, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue to add Basic Economy product. Company “success is at risk” if not matches others
Replies: 179
Views: 17711

Re: JetBlue to add Basic Economy product. Company “success is at risk” if not matches others

flymia wrote:
There are no longer much choice in airlines. It is all the same garbage at this point other than Southwest.

And that's where Southwest wins for positioning itself that way. Until a new disrupter comes in and screws everything up for everyone... MOXY!?

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by airliner371
Fri Sep 28, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue to add Basic Economy product. Company “success is at risk” if not matches others
Replies: 179
Views: 17711

Re: JetBlue to add Basic Economy product. Company “success is at risk” if not matches others

I've heard that B6 execs have been spotted visiting the F9 headquarters. Make of that what you will. A merger/acquisition is on the horizon. Either they get taken over by AS, or they take over. Not necessarily tomorrow, or the day after, but it's coming. Yeah, I'm gonna get a bunch of people respon...

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by airliner371
Fri Sep 28, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue to add Basic Economy product. Company “success is at risk” if not matches others
Replies: 179
Views: 17711

Re: JetBlue to add Basic Economy product. Company “success is at risk” if not matches others

People are saying that B6 isn't doing so well or they could be doing better. What exactly is the problem here? Is the main concern that they are not as profitable as some other airlines? Or their profits are not living up to the standards of some Wall Street guys who want larger bonuses? The last t...

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by airliner371
Fri Sep 28, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue to add Basic Economy product. Company “success is at risk” if not matches others
Replies: 179
Views: 17711

Re: JetBlue to add Basic Economy product. Company “success is at risk” if not matches others

I love Southwest's "Transfarency" policy, but I really don't think it's going to last forever. People have been saying this for over a decade now and bags (<- plural) still fly free. Not saying it won't happen, but there's no indication it will at the moment, the airline is producing near...

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by airliner371
Fri Sep 28, 2018 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue to add Basic Economy product. Company “success is at risk” if not matches others
Replies: 179
Views: 17711

Re: JetBlue to add Basic Economy product. Company “success is at risk” if not matches others

These decisions are really helping Southwest solidify their own position in the market. Southwest went from the original no-frills airline to the airline that won't sacrifice comfort or flexibility for price. It's really fascinating. Actually, in many ways SWA was one of the first with basic econom...

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by airliner371
Fri Sep 28, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue to add Basic Economy product. Company “success is at risk” if not matches others
Replies: 179
Views: 17711

Re: JetBlue to add Basic Economy product. Company “success is at risk” if not matches others

These decisions are really helping Southwest solidify their own position in the market. Southwest went from the original no-frills airline to the airline that won't sacrifice comfort or flexibility for price. It's really fascinating. In the end, I think there is a case for an airline like Southwest ...

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by airliner371
Thu Sep 27, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 884
Views: 91966

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

The BOS-PSP schedule looks very strange to me... Mondays and Thursday only?? So you miss two work days out of a Mo-Fr workweek? How about a Thursday, Sunday schedule. Or a Saturday, Monday schedule? Sorry, as it is now it is completely useless (to me), Might as well (continue to) fly to LAX and dri...

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by airliner371
Wed Sep 26, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's Next Schedule Extension Due Out Sept 27, 2018
Replies: 125
Views: 13024

Re: WN's Next Schedule Extension Due Out Sept 27, 2018

They have opportunities to add lots of routes. Instead of throwing out a ton of routes that won't be added anytime soon and seeing this thread is actually about the update tomorrow, not 5 years in the future. What do you think they add THIS update? It appears that F9 might be permanently discontinu...

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by airliner371
Wed Sep 26, 2018 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's Next Schedule Extension Due Out Sept 27, 2018
Replies: 125
Views: 13024

Re: WN's Next Schedule Extension Due Out Sept 27, 2018

mtnwest1979 wrote:
So, will WN announce their new focus city operation at ICT? ;)

Dude, that was supposed to be a secret until Thursday!

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by airliner371
Mon Sep 24, 2018 10:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: $10 Billion JFK Airport Renovation
Replies: 122
Views: 19598

Re: $10 Billion JFK Airport Renovation

Is it lost on anyone over 25 yo that the last $10 billion dollar JFK redo only ended with the completion of the T4 Delta expansion less than a decade ago? That 20 year program included a new tower, airtrain (maxed out), new roadway system (maxed out), T1 (maxed out), T5, expanded T7 (beyond maxed o...

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by airliner371
Thu Sep 20, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest, BWI unveil new state-of-the-art maintenance facility
Replies: 22
Views: 3053

Re: Southwest, BWI unveil new state-of-the-art maintenance facility

AirTran used to use an old hangar at MCO, is that still used?

I wonder if, when opened, this will be used to allow the rehabilitation of the MDW hangars.

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by airliner371
Sat Aug 18, 2018 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 613
Views: 75887

Re: Southwest Airlines Network Thread 2018

https://beatofhawaii.com/southwest-hawa ... ne-update/
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Southwest to open a Hawaii crew base at some point?

"Look for some degree of Hawaii interisland nearly right away, with more extensive service to start before the end of 2019, including a new Hawaii based crew."

https://beatofhawaii.com/southwest-hawa ... ne-update/

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by airliner371
Thu Jul 12, 2018 4:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta CSeries deliveries to begin this year
Replies: 195
Views: 45861

Re: Delta CSeries deliveries to begin this year

HPN is capacity controlled. Not like LGA and JFK are, but there's local ordinances that limit either flights or number of passengers per hour. I'm sure HPN is near max right now so this may not be doable. Mainline just made its first regular appearance (with DL) there about 3 months ago. Long overd...

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by airliner371
Tue Jul 10, 2018 12:22 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Southwest Airlines going Peanut Free!
Replies: 159
Views: 10719

Re: Southwest Airlines going Peanut Free!

The level of ‘compassion’ on this board gives me hope for humanity—not. The fact is the largest percentage of anaphylactic peanut and nut allergies affect children, with those and percentages growing each year. For those so put out by the removal of peanuts from Southwest, I strongly suggest you vi...

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by airliner371
Mon Jul 09, 2018 11:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Schedule Extension 6/28
Replies: 256
Views: 22693

Re: Southwest Schedule Extension 6/28

While I do not see WN adding nonstop service to 33 additional destinations from OAK anytime soon, I could see WN possibly adding nonstop service to 20 additional destinations in the Midwest, Southeast, and Northeast out of OAK, but WN will not be adding all 20 of these nonstop routes prior to 2020....

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by airliner371
Sat Jul 07, 2018 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN livery repaints discussion thread
Replies: 255
Views: 50761

Re: WN livery repaints discussion thread

SXDFC wrote:
First things first, would anyone like me to complete a new listing?

Yes, please! Curious to see what percentage the fleet is at now.

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by airliner371
Sat Jul 07, 2018 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta CSeries deliveries to begin this year
Replies: 195
Views: 45861

Re: Delta CSeries deliveries to begin this year

For long thin routes one keeps coming to mind for the C-series... HPN-LAX & HPN-SFO or other areas out west. When living in New York many colleagues lived in Westchester/ Greenwich and loved the DL service into HPN even with a connection. They would have paid top dollar for a flight out of HPN ...

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by airliner371
Wed Jun 27, 2018 4:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Schedule Extension 6/28
Replies: 256
Views: 22693

Re: Southwest Schedule Extension 6/28

flyiguy wrote:
Rumor has it peanuts are going away!!!

Fly

On my last flight they didn't serve them due to an allergy.

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by airliner371
Wed Jun 27, 2018 1:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Schedule Extension 6/28
Replies: 256
Views: 22693

Re: Southwest Schedule Extension 6/28

GSP is currently the only WN destination in the contiguous U.S. that has less demand for WN service than CRP does. This is a good learning moment for you jplatts, just be aware of how you use the term "demand," it has a very clear economic definition. My guess is you do not have the data ...

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by airliner371
Sat Jun 16, 2018 12:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FLL to close runway for 6 months in 2019
Replies: 39
Views: 6455

Re: FLL to close runway for 6 months in 2019

I wonder if this is related to Spirit's recent international expansion at MCO.

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by airliner371
Mon Jun 04, 2018 2:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What should UA do to close the gap with DL?
Replies: 233
Views: 23964

Re: What should UA do to close the gap with DL?

I'll point out that United has acknowledged its domestic stance and is looking to grow over the next few years to bridge some of the domestic gap. They've said DEN, ORD and IAH are going to be the main beneficiaries, but we've seen modest expansion at IAD, and SFO is growing. EWR and LAX are at a ki...

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by airliner371
Fri Jun 01, 2018 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31
Replies: 263
Views: 23732

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

Looks like WN is leasing out some of their LGA slots. https://twitter.com/ghimlay/status/1002350411318267904?s=21 Almost certainly not by Southwest's choice. i'm guessing those are 2 slots VX had leased to B6. That's hilarious. Listen, I'm all for Southwest growing at LaGuardia, but they are just p...

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by airliner371
Fri Jun 01, 2018 2:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YX creates LIFT flight academy
Replies: 1
Views: 319

YX creates LIFT flight academy

https://www.ibj.com/articles/69043-repu ... ght-school
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They're building an aviation school in IND, "that will [eventually] be capable of producing hundreds of commercial pilots each year."

https://www.ibj.com/articles/69043-repu ... ght-school

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by airliner371
Fri Jun 01, 2018 1:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31
Replies: 263
Views: 23732

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

By STL it is a slot they were already leasing (from Virgin/AS) now it is just going to stay STL but now they own it instead of lease it. (maybe this is what you were saying also) https://twitter.com/ghimlay/status/1002303103381721088 But as you mentioned maybe they were already leasing 2 of the LGA...

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by airliner371
Thu May 31, 2018 11:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31
Replies: 263
Views: 23732

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

Just trying to figure out where the slots sent for LGA/DCA 4 for DCA are BNA/DAL/OKC/STL (Sounds like STL was one they were leasing already) 6 for LGA are MCI/DEN/DAL/MSY and what other 2? It looks like the release says MCO and PBI are Saturday so I assume those aren't the other 2. Indeed, I'm tryi...

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by airliner371
Thu May 31, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31
Replies: 263
Views: 23732

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

Just trying to figure out where the slots sent for LGA/DCA 4 for DCA are BNA/DAL/OKC/STL (Sounds like STL was one they were leasing already) 6 for LGA are MCI/DEN/DAL/MSY and what other 2? It looks like the release says MCO and PBI are Saturday so I assume those aren't the other 2. Indeed, I'm tryi...

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by airliner371
Thu May 31, 2018 10:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New NYC airport
Replies: 92
Views: 12069

Re: New NYC airport

I don't know what you see, but I see room for four parallel runways and a large terminal in the middle. Not saying it'll happen, but I see the room. I don't know what you see, but I see room for about four thousand lawsuits if anyone ever tried to build four parallel runways there! That's also assu...

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by airliner371
Thu May 31, 2018 4:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31
Replies: 263
Views: 23732

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

bpat777 wrote:
So far the rumor is LGA-MSY daily and PBI and MCO on Saturdays

I definitely expect lots of Saturday shifts to warm beach destinations, particularly in Florida.

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by airliner371
Tue May 29, 2018 10:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New NYC airport
Replies: 92
Views: 12069

Re: New NYC airport

It’s called SWF Yeah, no. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/e/e8/SWF_STEWART_INT_AIRPORT_NY_F-GSPC_FLIGHT_CDG-IAD_%287507035210%29.jpg/1024px-SWF_STEWART_INT_AIRPORT_NY_F-GSPC_FLIGHT_CDG-IAD_%287507035210%29.jpg There is no where to expand. I don't know what you see, but I see ro...

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by airliner371
Tue May 22, 2018 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's Upcoming Winter Schedule Release on 5/31
Replies: 263
Views: 23732

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

My Predictions: PAE: 3 OAK, 2 DEN/LAX LGA: 2 FLL, 2 CMH or IND, 1 MSY, 1 MCI DCA: Really a gamble but I'll go with 2 IND, 1 PBI & 1 RSW. But I wouldn't be surprised if they do any of BUF, MHT, ISP, or additional frequencies on current routes. LGB: Don't know how many flights they will get but if...

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