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by AirStein3
Fri Jan 08, 2016 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Skybus Failure
Replies: 48
Views: 10712

RE: The Skybus Failure

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Pe%40rson" class="quote" target="_blank">[email protected]</a> (<a href="#33" class="quote">Reply 33</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I guess that ...

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by AirStein3
Fri Jan 08, 2016 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD Initiates Plans For Final Runway
Replies: 71
Views: 11410

RE: ORD Initiates Plans For Final Runway

Does ORD really need another runway?

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by AirStein3
Fri Jan 08, 2016 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Skybus Failure
Replies: 48
Views: 10712

RE: The Skybus Failure

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Pe%40rson" class="quote" target="_blank">[email protected]</a> (<a href="#31" class="quote">Reply 31</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I understand ...

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by AirStein3
Fri Jan 08, 2016 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is It Time For Alaska And Sun Country To Merge?
Replies: 59
Views: 7904

RE: Is It Time For Alaska And Sun Country To Merge?

I am not big on the whole idea of more airlines merging. I, like many others, wish that there were more airlines out there.

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by AirStein3
Fri Jan 08, 2016 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Skybus Failure
Replies: 48
Views: 10712

RE: The Skybus Failure

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Pe%40rson" class="quote" target="_blank">[email protected]</a> (<a href="#28" class="quote">Reply 28</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I think that'...

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by AirStein3
Fri Jan 08, 2016 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Skybus Failure
Replies: 48
Views: 10712

RE: The Skybus Failure

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RamblinMan" class="quote" target="_blank">RamblinMan</a> (<a href="#20" class="quote">Reply 20</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Haha. I l...

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by AirStein3
Fri Jan 08, 2016 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Skybus Failure
Replies: 48
Views: 10712

RE: The Skybus Failure

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RamblinMan" class="quote" target="_blank">RamblinMan</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I also li...

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by AirStein3
Fri Jan 08, 2016 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Skybus Failure
Replies: 48
Views: 10712

RE: The Skybus Failure

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LAX772LR" class="quote" target="_blank">LAX772LR</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Do you think ...

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by AirStein3
Fri Jan 08, 2016 2:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Skybus Failure
Replies: 48
Views: 10712

RE: The Skybus Failure

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/catiii" class="quote" target="_blank">catiii</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Good point, don't k...

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by AirStein3
Fri Jan 08, 2016 2:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Skybus Failure
Replies: 48
Views: 10712

RE: The Skybus Failure

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/catiii" class="quote" target="_blank">catiii</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> How do loads not eq...

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by AirStein3
Thu Jan 07, 2016 11:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Skybus Failure
Replies: 48
Views: 10712

The Skybus Failure

Hello All, I just wanted to reopen the Skybus conversation. I understand that the fact that they offered no connections and the hubs at <acronym title="Columbus - Port Columbus International (CMH / KCMH), USA - Ohio">CMH</acronym> and <acronym title="Greensboro - Piedmont Triad International (GSO / ...

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by AirStein3
Thu Dec 10, 2015 2:22 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airline's Landing Fees
Replies: 5
Views: 3316

Airline's Landing Fees

Hello All, I would like to ask a question regarding the fees that airline's pay at various airports. I am aware that this is public information, but I am still very confused as to whether airlines pay landing fees, then terminal rental fees, or if they pay landing fees, terminal rent fees, <acronym ...

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by AirStein3
Thu Aug 27, 2015 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PEOPLExpress Failure?
Replies: 25
Views: 9047

RE: PEOPLExpress Failure?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/knope2001" class="quote" target="_blank">knope2001</a> (<a href="#20" class="quote">Reply 20</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Sorry about...

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by AirStein3
Thu Aug 27, 2015 3:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PEOPLExpress Failure?
Replies: 25
Views: 9047

RE: PEOPLExpress Failure?

Does anyone think that if PEOPLE started out of ORF they would have had more success? After all, the Hamptons are a fairly wealthy and populous area.


Adam

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by AirStein3
Tue Aug 25, 2015 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PEOPLExpress Failure?
Replies: 25
Views: 9047

PEOPLExpress Failure?

Hello, I am currently trying to look into PEOPLExpress and why they failed, however there is not a whole lot of information on them. Why did the airline fail? How much capital did they start off with? Why did Newport News not end up working out?


Adam

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by AirStein3
Sat Aug 15, 2015 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWA 800: Conspiracy?
Replies: 68
Views: 13346

TWA 800: Conspiracy?

Hello, I wanted to re-open the discussion about the mystery of TWA Flight 800. Was it a conspiracy? I have referenced numerous sources, and I just can't see how a central fuel tank explosion could possibly be the cause of this tragedy. What do you guys think?


Adam

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by AirStein3
Sat Aug 08, 2015 9:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Skybus Model
Replies: 49
Views: 13563

The Skybus Model

Hello, I just wanted to re-open the discussion about why Skybus failed. Starting a ULCC in America sounded crazy back in the Skybus days, but since then, Allegiant and Frontier have SOMEWHAT adopted pieces of this model. Other than not being able to check your bag to its final destination, why did S...

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by AirStein3
Thu Aug 06, 2015 8:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando-Sanford Airport Space?
Replies: 37
Views: 7767

Orlando-Sanford Airport Space?

When you look at Orlando-Sanford Airport, it looks like a perfect secondary for airlines like JetBlue, Southwest, or Spirit. Why do these airlines not fly here? Does Allegiant own all of the gate space there, or what?

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by AirStein3
Sun Aug 02, 2015 12:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Current Load Factors for US Airlines
Replies: 9
Views: 6292

Current Load Factors for US Airlines

Does anyone know the current occupancy averages for airlines in the US? If so, please share  

Thanks,


Adam

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by AirStein3
Thu Jul 30, 2015 10:36 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: FAA Rules Regarding Hours Flown Per Day
Replies: 12
Views: 3324

FAA Rules Regarding Hours Flown Per Day

Hello, I was wondering if anybody happened to know what the FAA rules are regarding the number of hours a plane is allowed to fly per day, week, month, and year. Also, about how much maintenance do commercial aircraft (737, A319, etc.) have to have per year?

Thanks,

Adam

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by AirStein3
Wed Jul 29, 2015 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dry Lease Question
Replies: 4
Views: 1609

Dry Lease Question

I have two questions regarding the specifics of dry-leasing an Airbus A319 First, what is the approximate cost per month for an airline to dry-lease an Airbus A319? I've found figures that would indicate that it costs about $450,000 per month, I'm not sure if this is a realistic number. Next, when y...

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by AirStein3
Tue May 26, 2015 10:41 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Do Airlines Pay For Jet-A?
Replies: 19
Views: 6504

RE: What Do Airlines Pay For Jet-A?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TheSonntag" class="quote" target="_blank">TheSonntag</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I'm not s...

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by AirStein3
Tue May 26, 2015 9:20 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Do Airlines Pay For Jet-A?
Replies: 19
Views: 6504

RE: What Do Airlines Pay For Jet-A?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/northwestEWR" class="quote" target="_blank">northwestEWR</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Thank...

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by AirStein3
Tue May 26, 2015 8:38 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Do Airlines Pay For Jet-A?
Replies: 19
Views: 6504

RE: What Do Airlines Pay For Jet-A?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/northwestEWR" class="quote" target="_blank">northwestEWR</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> So is i...

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by AirStein3
Tue May 26, 2015 5:03 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Do Airlines Pay For Jet-A?
Replies: 19
Views: 6504

RE: What Do Airlines Pay For Jet-A?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/northwestEWR" class="quote" target="_blank">northwestEWR</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Thanks ...

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by AirStein3
Tue May 26, 2015 2:34 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Do Airlines Pay For Jet-A?
Replies: 19
Views: 6504

RE: What Do Airlines Pay For Jet-A?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/northwestEWR" class="quote" target="_blank">northwestEWR</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> What ab...

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by AirStein3
Tue May 26, 2015 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Longevity?
Replies: 46
Views: 7062

Spirit Airlines Longevity?

Hey, just wanted to start a small discussion on the longevity of NK. Will their business model be able to hold up for a long time in the US, or will everyone be fed up with $50 carry-on fees in 20 years?

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by AirStein3
Mon May 25, 2015 2:27 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Do Airlines Pay For Jet-A?
Replies: 19
Views: 6504

What Do Airlines Pay For Jet-A?

Hey, just wondering, do major airlines have a contract with a certain fuel company, and pay a flat rate for every gallon of fuel, or do they pay whatever the particular airport has to offer? Also, if anyone knows what the actual numbers are it would be much appreciated  <img src="http://cdn-www...

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by AirStein3
Fri Dec 27, 2013 3:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Secondary Airports In US
Replies: 91
Views: 11153

RE: Secondary Airports In US

Thank you everyone for your contributions  

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by AirStein3
Thu Dec 26, 2013 2:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Secondary Airports In US
Replies: 91
Views: 11153

RE: Secondary Airports In US

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/airplanedaj" class="quote" target="_blank">airplanedaj</a> (<a href="#47" class="quote">Reply 47</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I'm loo...

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by AirStein3
Thu Dec 26, 2013 12:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Secondary Airports In US
Replies: 91
Views: 11153

RE: Secondary Airports In US

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/point2point" class="quote" target="_blank">point2point</a> (<a href="#38" class="quote">Reply 38</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> It woul...

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by AirStein3
Wed Dec 25, 2013 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Secondary Airports In US
Replies: 91
Views: 11153

RE: Secondary Airports In US

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mcoflyer" class="quote" target="_blank">mcoflyer</a> (<a href="#39" class="quote">Reply 39</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I am not worr...

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by AirStein3
Wed Dec 25, 2013 11:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Any Underserved Markets?
Replies: 38
Views: 6516

Any Underserved Markets?

Hey Guys, I was wondering if there are any underserved markets out there that you guys are aware of. Any kind of suggestion is much appreciated  <img border=0 src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> Thanks, Adam<br><br>[E...

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by AirStein3
Wed Dec 25, 2013 11:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Secondary Airports In US
Replies: 91
Views: 11153

RE: Secondary Airports In US

 <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/>  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/>  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviat...

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by AirStein3
Wed Dec 25, 2013 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Secondary Airports In US
Replies: 91
Views: 11153

RE: Secondary Airports In US

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/point2point" class="quote" target="_blank">point2point</a> (<a href="#29" class="quote">Reply 29</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Thanks ...

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by AirStein3
Wed Dec 25, 2013 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Secondary Airports In US
Replies: 91
Views: 11153

RE: Secondary Airports In US

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/skywaymanaz" class="quote" target="_blank">skywaymanaz</a> (<a href="#23" class="quote">Reply 23</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Does JC...

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by AirStein3
Wed Dec 25, 2013 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Secondary Airports In US
Replies: 91
Views: 11153

RE: Secondary Airports In US

VGT 's runways are very short  

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by AirStein3
Wed Dec 25, 2013 7:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Secondary Airports In US
Replies: 91
Views: 11153

RE: Secondary Airports In US

@EricR I really appreciate that mate, that really helped and <acronym title="Sundsvall / Harnosand - Midlanda (SDL / ESNN), Sweden">SDL</acronym>, I now believe would be a PERFECT secondary for Phoenix, thanks again. [quote=homer71,reply=16] I actually had already looked into that, and funny enough,...

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by AirStein3
Wed Dec 25, 2013 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Silkair 185 - What Really Happened?
Replies: 39
Views: 26707

RE: Silkair 185 - What Really Happened?

I think that it was a rudder hardover problem. If you look at the other two flights that crashed in the same fashion within the 5 previous years, they looked nearly exactly the same as SilkAir 185. The NTSB conducted a test on the Parker-Hannafin (dont know how to spell Hannafin) rudder control syst...

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by AirStein3
Wed Dec 25, 2013 6:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Secondary Airports In US
Replies: 91
Views: 11153

RE: Secondary Airports In US

@deltaSEAalsaka do you think that Paine Field would be a viable option?

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by AirStein3
Wed Dec 25, 2013 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Secondary Airports In US
Replies: 91
Views: 11153

RE: Secondary Airports In US

@deltaSEAalsaka I have a couple of possibilities for Seattle. There is is the obvious Boeing Field, but in case I can't obtain use of it, I could go to Paine Field. Paine Field is 20 miles from the city center, and commercial aviation is allowed, but the county doesn't plan to use any of its money t...

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by AirStein3
Wed Dec 25, 2013 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New ULCC Airlines In The USA - Feasible?
Replies: 33
Views: 9513

New ULCC Airlines In The USA - Feasible?

@B747forever but skybus failed due to rising prices in gas and oil. Not AS MUCH their model and occupancy. I read somewhere that they had over 85 percent occupancy on most of their routes.

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by AirStein3
Wed Dec 25, 2013 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Secondary Airports In US
Replies: 91
Views: 11153

RE: Secondary Airports In US

Are airlines in America allowed to advertise Tijuana as San Diego, although its in another country? @ERJ170

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by AirStein3
Wed Dec 25, 2013 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Secondary Airports In US
Replies: 91
Views: 11153

RE: Secondary Airports In US

@dc9northwest thanks  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> I think that Manassas would work, and look at Michael O'Leary  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" wid...

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by AirStein3
Wed Dec 25, 2013 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New ULCC Airlines In The USA - Feasible?
Replies: 33
Views: 9513

New ULCC Airlines In The USA - Feasible?

Does anyone think that it is realistic for a Ryanair - style carrier to be effective in the US? If not or if so, why?

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by AirStein3
Wed Dec 25, 2013 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Secondary Airports In US
Replies: 91
Views: 11153

Secondary Airports In US

Hey guys, I'm seriously considering starting an airline in the future, that very much resembles Ryanair's business model. I was wondering if you guys are aware of any other secondary airports for the following cities. I already have roughly 30, here are the ones I don't have: Washington DC: I have H...

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