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by phxsanslcpdx
Mon Jul 08, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is AM/DL weak in Mexico vs AA
Replies: 48
Views: 5690

Re: Why is AM/DL weak in Mexico vs AA

this thread made me wonder how small cities like TRC and DGO have service from at least one of the US3 and/or AM to the US yet others like CUL barely have any n/s service to the US Generally tourism supports most of the flights from the US to smaller Mexican airports. And segment distance matters, ...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Tue Jul 02, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/30/2019:AA Drops JFK-SEA,YVR-ORD/PHX,Adds;F9 Changes;AS Reduces DAL;B6 Shuffles Routes;DL RDU-JAX
Replies: 92
Views: 15140

Re: OAG Changes 6/30/2019:AA Drops JFK-SEA,YVR-ORD/PHX,Adds;F9 Changes;AS Reduces DAL;B6 Shuffles Routes;DL RDU-JAX

Well I think you are right. DAL is up in the air. Even with some stuff continuing they may well just shut it. They need to do a deal to sell the gate access to DL. I asked that AS fan guy to post proof they can’t do that. I don’t think he did or I didn’t see it. I don't know the terms of the Alaska...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Mon May 20, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/19/2019:AA Shrinks MEX;CZ JFK-WUH;F9 Suspends MCO-PSM
Replies: 47
Views: 8020

Re: OAG Changes 5/19/2019:AA Shrinks MEX;CZ JFK-WUH;F9 Suspends MCO-PSM

AA HMO-PHX DEC 1.0>1.5[1.0] JAN 1.0>2[1.0] FEB 1.0>2[1.0] In DEC AA starts 1x PHX-CUU in addition to 3x DFW, now a 2nd HMO not served from its largest hub. Beside O&D most traffic is probably ex CA? Kudos to the business and government reps from both AZ and Sonora who have been focused for the ...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Fri Mar 29, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Q1 All New US Routes
Replies: 12
Views: 2025

Re: Q1 All New US Routes

Nice work--great resource!

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by phxsanslcpdx
Thu Jan 31, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 817
Views: 100067

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019

As a a San Diego local, I am wondering too when AS is going to pull the trigger on San-Phx flights as well as San-Lax flights. Phx has always been a huge hole in their network from SAN and if they could connect SAN origin traffic to their LAX network - that would open up a lot more opportunities fo...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Wed Sep 12, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ULCC (NK/F9) Lack of West Coast Presence
Replies: 13
Views: 1517

Re: ULCC (NK/F9) Lack of West Coast Presence

Agree with these comments. Southwest dominates, but AA's Phoenix hub was built to a large extent on connecting people from across the country to California; DL through Salt Lake and UA through Denver do the same, to some extent. Alaska's been building up nonstop service in the region. Even Sun Count...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Thu Jul 19, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will AA in PHX add NS to Asia expansion?
Replies: 60
Views: 7677

Re: Will AA in PHX add NS to Asia expansion?

If some of the rosier growth projections hold true (more than 12 million people in the Phoenix-Tucson area by 2050, for example: http://www.america2050.org/arizona_sun_corridor.html ), I think the area is likely to see nonstop service to Asia. But I don't think it's coming within the next couple yea...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Tue Apr 24, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN leases slots from AS at LGA/DCA
Replies: 136
Views: 13592

Re: WN leases slots from AS at LGA/DCA

...It may be a little disingenuous of AS to say this was approved by regulators. Here's why. The structure of a 10 year lease is peculiar. I can only really think of one reason to do it, DOT/FAA have not reviewed slot leases. If you look back they have never required any kind of offering to smaller...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Wed Apr 11, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Discussion thread for multi-airport cities/metropolitan areas: pros & cons, scenarios and patterns
Replies: 57
Views: 4097

Re: Discussion thread for multi-airport cities/metropolitan areas: pros & cons, scenarios and patterns

Thats a lot of co-located airports, but remember the criteria was - 100,000,000+ passengers per year. Many on this list dont come close to that number. Very true. And I think it's helpful to look at that original list... LA, New York, Chicago, Atlanta, London, Paris, Dubai, Beijing, Shanghai, &...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Wed Mar 28, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: New AA Route Announcement from LAX
Replies: 178
Views: 25457

Re: Rumor: New AA Route Announcement from LAX

LAX-EZE is long overdue. It's crazy that there are absolutely zero connection from West Coast to Buenos Aires (with the furthest west being DFW). I don't think this flight is about adding connections nearly as much as serving O&D demand. From Arizona, Nevada, or the Pacific NW, DFW or IAH are m...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Mon Mar 05, 2018 11:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/4/2018:AA LPBMIA, ORDPSP Out, VVIMIA In; AM ATLMTY Out; AS PDXSTL, SFODEN Out; DL LGACHA, SLCCLE In
Replies: 140
Views: 15145

Re: OAG Changes 3/4/2018:AA LPBMIA, ORDPSP Out, VVIMIA In; AM ATLMTY Out; AS PDXSTL, SFODEN Out; DL LGACHA, SLCCLE In

Those DAL gates still belong to AA, don't they? I'd assume that the sublease contract bars AS from selling them. None of the "insiders" I talk to thinks they can't be sold, only that DOT would have to approve the sale. I think DL would be approved. Selling them to WN would not...hopefully...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Mon Mar 05, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/4/2018:AA LPBMIA, ORDPSP Out, VVIMIA In; AM ATLMTY Out; AS PDXSTL, SFODEN Out; DL LGACHA, SLCCLE In
Replies: 140
Views: 15145

Re: OAG Changes 3/4/2018:AA LPBMIA, ORDPSP Out, VVIMIA In; AM ATLMTY Out; AS PDXSTL, SFODEN Out; DL LGACHA, SLCCLE In

FRANKLY, there is no way DAL is doing better than SFO. They just know they can't hold the gates at DAL if they shrink further. They should just sell DAL to DAL (Delta), getting out of the losses, getting some cash, and freeing up planes and pilots for other things. Those DAL gates still belong to A...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Thu Feb 01, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could TSE (Astana) Become The New KEV for Europe-Asia Low Cost Flights?
Replies: 15
Views: 1690

Re: Could TSE (Astana) Become The New KEV for Europe-Asia Low Cost Flights?

There's a lot working against Astana here. Many have already been mentioned. But also... there's a definite attraction for flyers to have one relatively short flight and one very long flight, instead of two similarly long flights. You've got a much better chance to get a good rest on a 10+ hour flig...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Mon Jan 29, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is PHX underserved by long haul routes?
Replies: 104
Views: 11284

Re: Why is PHX underserved by long haul routes?

If AA/OW are actually interested I n making ALL of there hubs large and feasible, I'm sure PHX could have flights to Tokyo and Hong Kong at least, but thats not gonna happen any time time AA seems focused on making all their hubs feasible (profitable), with little interest in meeting anyone's arbit...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Mon Jan 29, 2018 8:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is PHX underserved by long haul routes?
Replies: 104
Views: 11284

Re: Why is PHX underserved by long haul routes?

I agree with the many folks who have commented that low demand is the driving reason for the scarcity of international service to PHX. Nonetheless, something's going to need to change in the next few years: the 747s are on their way out at BA. I guess there's some chance they might upgauge to the A3...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Fri Dec 29, 2017 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How could BA continue a prestigious London-New York experience?
Replies: 125
Views: 20473

Re: How could BA continue a prestigious London-New York experience?

Could either the CS100 or A318 make it from LCY to refuel in YHZ, YOW, BGR, or something else within La Guardia's perimter? If a business traveler could save time at both ends of the flight (for those closer to LCY & LGA than to LHR & JFK), it would seem like a good possibility.

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by phxsanslcpdx
Thu Nov 30, 2017 12:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 11/26/2017: AA Adds CLT-BGR, DFW-OAK, ORD-CHS, PHX-AMA/OKC
Replies: 105
Views: 17842

Re: OAG Changes 11/26/2017: AA Adds CLT-BGR, DFW-OAK, ORD-CHS, PHX-AMA/OKC

I don't see WN throwing a fit over these AA adds. WN competes directly with AA on DFW/DAL and ORD/MDW already. WN likely understands that PHX-OKC isn't a market one would start a fare war on over 1 RJ that will likely only market to connecting traffic and some small O&D on the PHX end. Not wort...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 11/26/2017: AA Adds CLT-BGR, DFW-OAK, ORD-CHS, PHX-AMA/OKC
Replies: 105
Views: 17842

Re: OAG Changes 11/26/2017: AA Adds CLT-BGR, DFW-OAK, ORD-CHS, PHX-AMA/OKC

OKC is pretty much the same distance from PHX as SAT and AUS, and those two appear to perform fine. I think the bigger problem may have been that US was never a major player in OKC. AA, on the other hand, has longstanding strength in that market, and should do better with OKC point of sale. In that...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Fri Nov 17, 2017 10:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS starting SEA-PIT
Replies: 60
Views: 7990

Re: AS starting SEA-PIT

I'm not surprised at all at AS adding SEA-PIT. What's left? Maybe a few more viable markets. US did up to 3x or 4x daily SEA-PIT back around 1999. They had one PHL non-stop back then. What's nexr for AS? CLT? CMN? CVG? CLE? BDL? Not a lot left that they don't already serve. Assuming you meant CMH n...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Thu Nov 16, 2017 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future of Regional Airports in the US?
Replies: 27
Views: 3618

Re: The Future of Regional Airports in the US?

Here’s a quick example, my hometown airport is CAE and right now has the following daily flights plus a few more that I left off in the best interest of time. - Thanks! How can I answer this without seeing the whole flight list? You're not explaining the whole picture. :confused: EDIT: Off the top ...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Thu Nov 16, 2017 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What was American Like Before the Merger
Replies: 47
Views: 7178

Re: What was American Like Before the Merger

Many in this forum will not recall but a long time ago AA had MRTC and that was definitely a competitive advantage. Hmmm. From everything I've heard, the extra space in coach initiatives were pretty much disastrous for both AA and TWA. A large majority of coach passengers would just go with whateve...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS starting SEA-PIT
Replies: 60
Views: 7990

Re: AS starting SEA-PIT

Definitely a win for PIT! And I think a win for AS as well... launching after Labor Day means they can try it and get several months of data at pretty much 0 opportunity cost before deciding whether to continue service over the summer (when there will be an opportunity cost). With AS claiming the su...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Mon Oct 09, 2017 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 10/8/2017: VX Gone, Big SJU Cuts, AS Suspends PDX-MCI/STL for Winter
Replies: 64
Views: 12705

Re: OAG Changes 10/8/2017: VX Gone, Big SJU Cuts, AS Suspends PDX-MCI/STL for Winter

Thanks for posting this, enilria! AA PHX-LBB JAN 1.0>1.8 FEB 1.0>2 MAR 1.0>2 APR 1.0>2 MAY 1.0>2 JUN 1.0>2 AA PHX-MAF JAN 1.0>1.8 FEB 1.0>2 MAR 1.0>2 APR 1.0>2 MAY 1.0>2 JUN 1.0>2 Comparing random dates in October and March, looks like PHX-LBB goes from 1 daily CRJ-700 each way to 2 daily CRJ-900s e...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Tue Sep 26, 2017 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR (PDX) - Airlines missing profitable opportunities...?
Replies: 65
Views: 5825

Re: Portland, OR (PDX) - Airlines missing profitable opportunities...?

PDX-PTY or similar. I'm going to use the PDX-MEX flight in December, but now that AeroMexico is ending partnership with Alaska... an easier way to get to Central and South America would be nice. Especially, again, to secondary cities. For many spots in Central & South America, connecting via IA...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Fri Sep 08, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Handling Fares During Natural Disasters
Replies: 71
Views: 8166

Re: Airlines Handling Fares During Natural Disasters

Modern society LOVES to tell other people what to do. It's one of the highest forms of idiocy on display each day. If you guys want to run charity airline flights for people, start an airline! Donate your life savings to subsidize ticket prices or something! Donate all your airmiles to charity toda...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Wed Aug 30, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2017
Replies: 722
Views: 86848

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2017

Portland's still being used as part of the SEA catchment especially for international. It's also being used by the majors domestically to pump up their hubs. That's fine for smaller cities, but PDX has outgrown that for several unserved/underserved routes. All I'm suggesting is shuffling and adding...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Wed Aug 30, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA to unbundle some fares on some transatlantic routes
Replies: 83
Views: 12550

Re: AA to unbundle some fares on some transatlantic routes

Agree with this whole post, and especially this last bit. Well that's between the "bean counters" in corporate travel departments and the people in those corporations' HR departments who have trouble attracting or retaining people who refuse to be uncomfortable on business travel. This is ...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Fri Aug 25, 2017 9:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2017
Replies: 722
Views: 86848

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2017

I don't know if this was mentioned further up the thread, but for 2016, here is a breakdown of international flight performance out of PDX. All look pretty healthy to me: Vancouver, Canada................190,819 Calgary, Canada.....................45,758 Agreed the international loads look pretty h...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Tue Aug 15, 2017 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/13/2017:DL Closes YQB; UA Adds CKB-IAD/ORD; HU Adds JFK-CTU; AM Adds SLC-GDL
Replies: 62
Views: 11660

Re: OAG Changes 8/13/2017:DL Closes YQB; UA Adds CKB-IAD/ORD; HU Adds JFK-CTU; AM Adds SLC-GDL

While I agree that the exchange rate is the big driver in the decline in US-based airlines serving US-Canada routes, I think the effects of the post-9/11 passport requirements are still being felt, too. There's still a big chunk of the American population without passports, or with only passport car...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Wed Jul 26, 2017 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair cancels flight and lets passengers find an alternative by themselves
Replies: 43
Views: 8648

Re: Ryanair cancels flight and lets passengers find an alternative by themselves

Original article was updated today (26 Jul) with a statement from Ryanair: “This flight from Figari to Brussels Charleroi (24 Jul) was regrettably cancelled after the inbound aircraft was unable to land at Figari due to strong winds. Affected customers were provided with refreshment vouchers and ove...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Tue Jun 27, 2017 9:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/25/2017:EK MCO Back to Daily;AA PHX-YEG in Winter;AM Drops MTY-DTW Adds LAX; WN
Replies: 56
Views: 10907

Re: OAG Changes 6/25/2017:EK MCO Back to Daily;AA PHX-YEG in Winter;AM Drops MTY-DTW Adds LAX; WN

LIT and TUL make some sense (TUL moreso). However, with the latest Eagle additions it seems that COS, ICT, OKC, and YYC would make a bit more sense than any of these. Mainline BNA, MSY, and RDU seem to be the biggest holes and with WN cutting BNA and MSY it seems that AA could have some opportunity...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Tue Jun 27, 2017 8:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Largest cities not served by WN
Replies: 107
Views: 13068

Re: Largest cities not served by WN

SAC-EGE likely profitable too. Are you hinting that WN is interested in moving their operations over to SAC from SMF sort of the way they pursued BFI? I do know SMF has one of the highest PFCs in the US, and WN *hates* high PFCs... Nah, just forgetful. But now that you mention it, the Central Valle...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Mon Jun 26, 2017 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Largest cities not served by WN
Replies: 107
Views: 13068

Re: Largest cities not served by WN

EGE - Eagle Vail, surprised they haven't started at least seasonal service Just playing Keanu Reeves (Devil's Advocate) here...would the crowd that frequents Vail, et al for skiing be the same crowd that would choose WN? I'm not sure. Vail's built up considerable market share among the sorts of mid...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Fri May 19, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Small cities (less than 750.000 people) with 2 or more airports
Replies: 83
Views: 8264

Re: Small cities with 2 or more airports

Northern Ireland is small enough that it makes more sense to look at these airports as both serving the country (1.8-1.9 million), rather than just the fraction of the country defined as Belfast city or metro. A couple points of comparison... Hawaii (the big island) has slightly more land area, abou...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Fri Apr 07, 2017 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska to Keep DAL
Replies: 100
Views: 14102

Re: Alaska to Keep DAL

So if AA flies to a market from DFW and AS flies to a market from DAL, AA is not allowed to put its code on the AS flight, and AS isn't allowed to put its code on the AA flight. Another section stipulates that AA is not allowed to put its code on any AS/VX flight at all from DFW or DAL, even if the...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Fri Apr 07, 2017 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska to Keep DAL
Replies: 100
Views: 14102

Re: Alaska to Keep DAL

How do you know they haven't shown willingness to put up cash for DAL access? If they were, to whom? They haven't offered enough to the gate holders (VX and WN) to convince them to sell (or at least try to sell). Based on Alaska's statement that they'll stay at both DFW and DAL, it sounds like they...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Thu Apr 06, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska to Keep DAL
Replies: 100
Views: 14102

Re: Alaska to Keep DAL

Lots of people seem to be predicting SAN-DAL, but given that Alaska hasn't seen fit to launch SAN-DFW, this seems like a stretch. Launching SAN-DAL would mean that they could no longer codeshare on AA's SAN-DFW flights (not sure whether they're doing so currently--but they're not prohibited, at leas...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Tue Apr 04, 2017 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN in CA recap
Replies: 54
Views: 6868

Re: WN in CA recap

FAT-DAL FAT-DAL? Ha! MDW would be first, but both are very very doubtful. LAS and PHX *are* much, much more likely. SAN, SNA, DEN, SEA the next possible choices after those... Kind of surprised that WN has not yet started FAT as it seems like Fresno and the surrounding metro area would be a good ch...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of Southwest at CVG?
Replies: 16
Views: 2763

Re: Future of Southwest at CVG?

A lot will depend, I suspect, on how well the starting routes at CVG do. I think your list of possible cities ranges from likely adds (Houston, Atlanta, St. Louis) to wishful thinking (Wichita, Albuquerque). Keep in mind that Shouthwest is only flying 737s... they need to sell a good amount of seats...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Mon Mar 13, 2017 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/12/2017:3M to Exit Cuba in 3 Weeks; F9 Pushes HAV; AA Drops DFWMEI, Adds DFWGEG; UA Cuts CME
Replies: 71
Views: 10550

Re: OAG Changes 3/12/2017:3M to Exit Cuba in 3 Weeks; F9 Pushes HAV; AA Drops DFWMEI, Adds DFWGEG; UA Cuts CME

I love this report every weekend, but OAG is not the gospel and they clearly make mistakes regularly. When you see things that look strange like that I recommend just going to UA.com or to orbitz and just checking the actual schedule. If you look at ORD-MHT in June for example you'll see 3X daily. ...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Mon Jan 30, 2017 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Domestic Groundstop + Subs
Replies: 108
Views: 15369

Re: DL Domestic Groundstop + Subs

Why aren't the CEOs of all this dysfunction called in to a working congressional committee to explain what they are doing about it, why they should not have to cooperate in assisting passengers. If only someone in congress were willing to grandstand, then surely everything would be better, right? W...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Wed Jan 25, 2017 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Beach city council rejects FIS at LGB
Replies: 55
Views: 7205

Re: Long Beach city council rejects FIS at LGB

Does anyone have a sense of how likely high-value B6 customers in New York & Boston are to connect via LGB now? It seems to me likely that LGB isn't adding much value to the B6 network... maybe it makes sense to just pretty much abandon SoCal. Given the track record of international service from...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Fri Jan 20, 2017 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Smaller Hub Cities?
Replies: 84
Views: 9301

Re: Smaller Hub Cities?

Some very good points being made all around. Another factor to consider in the current distribution of hubs among smaller cities is momentum and cost of change. A good example is North Carolina... there's pretty strong evidence that demand is sufficient to have at least one major hub in NC (if deman...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Thu Jan 19, 2017 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Smaller Hub Cities?
Replies: 84
Views: 9301

Re: Smaller Hub Cities?

A quick look at the largest primary statistical areas in the US shows how important population is (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_primary_statistical_areas_of_the_United_States). Each of the top 15 metros--those with more than 3.5 million people--includes at least one big-airline hub. Below t...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Wed Dec 28, 2016 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2017
Replies: 709
Views: 75394

Re: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18

Here's an article on azcentral.com about AA's shrinking hub: http://www.azcentral.com/story/travel/airlines/2016/12/27/american-airlines-shrinking-phoenix/95419400/ Per the article AA's departures are down 8.1% from the close of the merger in December 2013 with a 2.1% decline in total number of sea...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Wed Dec 28, 2016 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/30/2016: AM/AS/B6/DL/F9
Replies: 24
Views: 6680

Re: OAG Changes 12/30/2016: AM/AS/B6/DL/F9

The CDC isn't a real change, it "came out" last week. Lots of the SkyWest flying seems to fall out of this report one week and back in the next, there was no change in what was actually selling publicly. SkyWest is obligated to fly this route 12X weekly by the US government under their EA...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Tue Dec 27, 2016 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/30/2016: AM/AS/B6/DL/F9
Replies: 24
Views: 6680

Re: OAG Changes 12/30/2016: AM/AS/B6/DL/F9

DL SLC-CDC APR 0.8>1.7 MAY 0.9>1.7 JUN 0.9>1.7 JUL 0.8>1.7 AUG 0.9>1.7 CDC = Cedar City, UT. Between this and the American Eagle additions on PHX-SGU, seems like a big bump in capacity for Southern Utah. It's gorgeous country; I've heard more and more people talking about visits to Escalante; and t...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Tue Dec 27, 2016 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2017
Replies: 709
Views: 75394

Re: Phoenix Arizona Aviation Thread Part 18

I've had a question about the Phoenix airports for a while, and I'm wondering if anyone can help me out. Basically all the runways in the valley run east-west, or Southwest-Northeast. PHX, LUF, GYR, DVT, SDL, FFZ. All of them. Except Williams / "Mesa Gateway", which has its big parallels ...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Fri Dec 23, 2016 10:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2016 North American Airport Satisfaction Study
Replies: 39
Views: 5200

Re: 2016 North American Airport Satisfaction Study

Please tell me that the new owners didn't really settle on "Ontario International Airport Airport ," and it's just a typo. Kind of sloppy work from JD Power, assuming it's their error. Looking further at Canada, they didn't really approach those airports with the same criteria as used in t...

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by phxsanslcpdx
Fri Dec 09, 2016 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOJ Approves AS/VX merger
Replies: 182
Views: 21520

Re: DOJ Approves AS/VX merger

Again my educated guess, AS will retain DAL gates & fly to both DCA & LGA, as well as SAN, LAX, SFO, PDX & SEA. Just my own personal guess. I would imagine the DFW flights will right size due to the changing code-share with AA, but will retain as well, due to AA connectivity. This seeme...

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