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by FLYKTPA
Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Thread - 2018
Replies: 121
Views: 8169

Re: West Coast Florida Thread - 2018

I'm seeing ATL-SRQ nonstops starting in Dec. Looks to be 3x weekly.

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by FLYKTPA
Fri Sep 07, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Thread - 2018
Replies: 121
Views: 8169

Re: West Coast Florida Thread - 2018

727LOVER wrote:
I'm seeing something interesting on F9 website.

Are they about to launch ATL-TPA/SRQ/RSW?


I seen none of those routes available on F9’s site.

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by FLYKTPA
Tue Aug 28, 2018 11:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Thread - 2018
Replies: 121
Views: 8169

Re: West Coast Florida Thread - 2018

[twoid][/twoid]

CMHSRQ wrote:
I noticed that Allegiant increases to 3X weekly SRQ-PIT/IND/CVG in the winter/spring. At least according to the OAG thread.

F9 should cancel CMH-TPA and start CMH-SRQ, why compete with 3 other airlines on the route?


Frontier didn’t bring back CMH-TPA this season.

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by FLYKTPA
Tue Aug 28, 2018 1:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TPA Announcing New INTL Route - 8/22/2018
Replies: 142
Views: 13821

Re: TPA Announcing New INTL Route - 8/22/2018

Norwegian finally opened the LGW flight for reservation past March. I assume it's safe to say its definitely year-round? Imo, TPA doesn't need any other European service for a few years besides MAN and limited CDG service. I don't want TPA to pull a PIT and lose something because the market becomes ...

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by FLYKTPA
Wed Aug 22, 2018 9:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TPA Announcing New INTL Route - 8/22/2018
Replies: 142
Views: 13821

Re: TPA Announcing New INTL Route - 8/22/2018

Several people have already mentioned Norwegian and it's also stated that Paris is very unlikely, however they got more long haul bases. Long shot, but what about Oslo or Barcelona on Norwegian? Money is on Spirit or Frontier... That's unlikely given that it's stated it will be an international des...

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by FLYKTPA
Fri Aug 10, 2018 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TATL Announcements for 2019
Replies: 206
Views: 28147

Re: TATL Announcements for 2019

ADrum23 wrote:
Any word on any new DL TATL announcements?

I’m thinking we have to start hearing stuff soon. A few new international routes wouldn’t shock me.

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by FLYKTPA
Fri Aug 10, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TATL Announcements for 2019
Replies: 206
Views: 28147

Re: TATL Announcements for 2019

Speaking of FI, they announced TPA-KEF as twice weekly, seasonal (ten months, skipping August/September, if I recall). They've since announced going to four/w from Sept 18 onward -- any idea if they are planning to be year round? They actually suspended the flight in early June and it resumes early...

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by FLYKTPA
Wed Aug 08, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?--2018
Replies: 227
Views: 16521

Re: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?--2018

Looks like COS, STL, IND, CMH and MCI aren’t coming back.

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by FLYKTPA
Mon Aug 06, 2018 11:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PBI/RSW/SFB/JAX and Latin America + The Caribbean
Replies: 21
Views: 1343

Re: PBI/RSW/SFB/JAX and Latin America + The Caribbean

I don't disagree about TPA landing AV before RSW, clearly that would be the case. I guess I am using these 2 carriers as examples. RSW is not some small regional airport anymore, even though that is its name. The drive on 75 to TPA and RSW from SRQ area except northside (Bradenton) is nearly identi...

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by FLYKTPA
Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta: AMS vs CDG
Replies: 28
Views: 5804

Re: Delta: AMS vs CDG

I would like to see delta or Klm start an pitt to amsterdam flight on the 767-300er. I think there's enough room for that as well as aer lingus to Dublin and Norwegian to Oslo and Copenhagen. Pitt has a lot potential for Atlantic routes. Copenhagen - PIT is only 13 passengers a day and Oslo is less...

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by FLYKTPA
Thu Aug 02, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where is COPA going next in the US?
Replies: 66
Views: 5940

Re: Where is COPA going next in the US?

I'll go out on a limb here and go with AUS and RSW. A few times weekly on both. It’s laughable how little South American/ Latin American demand RSW has. I highly doubt Copa could make it work. Are we supposed to take your word for it? Post some numbers, because as I've stated 100 times, from Braden...

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by FLYKTPA
Wed Aug 01, 2018 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where is COPA going next in the US?
Replies: 66
Views: 5940

Re: Where is COPA going next in the US?

bfitzflyer wrote:
I'll go out on a limb here and go with AUS and RSW. A few times weekly on both.

It’s laughable how little South American/ Latin American demand RSW has. I highly doubt Copa could make it work.

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by FLYKTPA
Thu Oct 12, 2017 3:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Corporate Party in Anaheim on 10/11
Replies: 91
Views: 9678

Re: WN Corporate Party in Anaheim on 10/11

So anyone know what the announcement is?

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by FLYKTPA
Wed Oct 11, 2017 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?
Replies: 412
Views: 36962

Re: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?

"Delta reinstates nonstop flights from Tampa to popular mountain destination" According to the article, DL will only suspend the SLC-TPA route for a few weeks in January due to aircraft maintenance. https://www.bizjournals.com/tampabay/news/2017/10/11/delta-reinstates-nonstop-flights-from-...

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by FLYKTPA
Wed Oct 11, 2017 11:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for Spirit?
Replies: 300
Views: 35031

Re: What's next for Spirit?

It’s looks like that they will be getting 6 new aircraft in Q1 2018. I assume a bunch of new routes have yet to be announced. Source: Q2 2017 Earnings Call

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by FLYKTPA
Tue Oct 10, 2017 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for Spirit?
Replies: 300
Views: 35031

Re: What's next for Spirit?

Generally NK extends but doesn't announce in extensions, the last extension is a placeholder basically. Someone told me NK wants to be over 30 departures next summer for DTW, that's easily a daily BDL, SAN and PHX for existing stations. I hope they can finally make DTW-TPA daily during the Summer. ...

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by FLYKTPA
Tue Oct 10, 2017 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for Spirit?
Replies: 300
Views: 35031

Re: What's next for Spirit?

I'd love to see NK expand BDL. It seems that every route they add from there does well (LF-wise, atleast). The MYR flight went from 4-weekly to daily after less than a month (don't quote me on the exact timeframe) and from what I heard from my BDL passengers, they're thrilled to have Spirit in town...

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by FLYKTPA
Tue Oct 10, 2017 2:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAN news - 2017 (57): Seattle calling
Replies: 141
Views: 37114

Re: MAN news 57: Seattle calling

Jet2 Summer 2018: 482 weekly flights to 42 destinations. 19 aircraft based (18 in full use, one on standby), an increase of 2 aircraft. Palma now sees 5 flights on Saturdays, including an A330 flight. Bergerac and Verona are new routes for S18, Toulouse is dropped (still served ex-MAN by Flybe). --...

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by FLYKTPA
Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2017
Replies: 949
Views: 71277

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread 2017

https://www.fool.com/investing/2016/06/08/where-will-spirit-airlines-incorporated-grow-next.aspx Found this article. It states that the CEO wants to target the midwest before F9 and G4 take all the holes. Said something would be announced this fall. Well, we're here. The article is from Summer 2016...

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by FLYKTPA
Sun Oct 08, 2017 1:13 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: 12285

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

DL SLC-TPA MAR 0.0>1.0
So it looks like they decided not to cut the route after all...

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by FLYKTPA
Sun Oct 08, 2017 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for Spirit?
Replies: 300
Views: 35031

Re: What's next for Spirit?

flymco753 wrote:
If CAK won't work why would they do XNA, a market of similar size? NK already serves BOS, no reason for MHT really.

Have you heard anything about TPA? They just got a third gate here.

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by FLYKTPA
Fri Oct 06, 2017 3:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando air service discussion - 2016-2017 (part 2)
Replies: 342
Views: 33304

Re: Orlando Air Service Discussion Part 2

I know AB is because of the whole debacle but is there a good reason Eurowings is ending service? Eurowings is not ending service. Both Orlando and Miami will seasonally end in April, resume in October. Thank you for the clarification. Also I have heard many rumors about NK wanting to expand MCO ou...

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by FLYKTPA
Thu Oct 05, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?
Replies: 412
Views: 36962

Re: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?

https://www.bizjournals.com/tampabay/ne ... nstop.html
"Meanwhile, Tampa International’s Colombian traffic has increased 130 percent since 2012, and 27 percent in the last year"
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"TIA takes aim at a new Latin American nonstop route"
https://www.bizjournals.com/tampabay/ne ... nstop.html
"Meanwhile, Tampa International’s Colombian traffic has increased 130 percent since 2012, and 27 percent in the last year"

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by FLYKTPA
Thu Oct 05, 2017 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?
Replies: 412
Views: 36962

Re: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?

As it relates to TPA-SLC, it appears that this may only be a very limited seasonal route moving forward. https://www.bizjournals.com/tampabay/news/2017/10/05/one-of-tampa-internationals-upcoming-nonstop.html The PDEW is around 90, which is kind of small for such a long route. Hopefully TPA and DL c...

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by FLYKTPA
Mon Oct 02, 2017 2:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AAB reaffirms LAS; wants to invest in US
Replies: 22
Views: 4623

Re: AAB reaffirms LAS; wants to invest in UA

Did I hear him correctly. Did he say Qatar is going to fly to Pittsburgh? Interesting one for PIT, possibly getting DOH before LHR. As for LAS, I'm not sure how this route will work operationally in summer, given the hot n' high conditions. PIT is new freighter route for Qatar. He mentioned that th...

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by FLYKTPA
Sun Oct 01, 2017 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?
Replies: 412
Views: 36962

Re: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?

BTVB6Flyer wrote:
On the not so good end, looks like DL's SLC route is short lived in resumption, appears to be ending for good in March sometime.

The nonstop is still bookable in April, May and during the summer.

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by FLYKTPA
Sun Oct 01, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?
Replies: 412
Views: 36962

Re: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?

It looks like PTY-MCO will be 5x daily next summer. That is a very impressive level of frequency. I wonder if Copa will increase TPA to 1x daily for the summer?

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by FLYKTPA
Sun Oct 01, 2017 6:23 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Route Planning as a Career
Replies: 10
Views: 1929

Re: Route Planning as a Career

I also want to get a job as a route planner or work in air service development for an airport. My dream is to work for TPA as part of their Air service team :) I would love to learn more about the job and I have many of the same questions you have.

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by FLYKTPA
Sun Oct 01, 2017 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would BA or DL consider RSW?
Replies: 33
Views: 3889

Re: Would BA or DL consider RSW?

It could be possible then sooner or later RSW might be interesting for BA LGW service given that TPA (a market somewhat alike) already has BA. Definitely, in Florida, RSW could get a LON flight quite before JAX. I amazed how Europe-centric Florida secondary airports promotors are when Latin America...

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by FLYKTPA
Sun Oct 01, 2017 1:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 10/1/2017: UA Drops MSP-LAX
Replies: 74
Views: 11646

Re: OAG Changes 10/1/2017: UA Drops MSP-LAX

bfitzflyer wrote:
DL -TPA-SLC sure did not resume for long or was it planned for a short season.

It is really odd that they dumped the flight for March. The nonstop is still available in April and May.

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by FLYKTPA
Sat Sep 30, 2017 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 10/17: Philadelphia here we come (again!) ...
Replies: 323
Views: 32568

Re: Irish 10/17: Philadelphia here we come (again!) ...

The article on the route announcement mentioned that another route (besides the to be announced on then 4th) may be on the way. Any idea of what the other route is?

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by FLYKTPA
Fri Sep 29, 2017 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Thread - 2018
Replies: 121
Views: 8169

Re: West Coast Florida Thread #2

727LOVER wrote:
LTU330 wrote:

With Eurowings going to serve RSW from both MUC and CGN.


When was this announced...never saw that on this site.

Back in July

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by FLYKTPA
Fri Sep 29, 2017 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Thread - 2018
Replies: 121
Views: 8169

Re: West Coast Florida Thread #2

There was rumor that PIE could see TATL service in the near future. Any update on that? TPA probably has better incentives than PIE, but higher costs. For PIE Customs will be remodeled starting at the beginning of next year. It should be finished by Spring. With that G4 will announce international,...

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by FLYKTPA
Wed Sep 27, 2017 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Thread - 2018
Replies: 121
Views: 8169

Re: West Coast Florida Thread #2

I remember reading multiple articles stating that RSW wants UK service. I assume they are targeting LGW and I wouldn’t be surprised if they want LH to add FRA. BA specifically? And if Air Berlin should pull out/shut down, pretty sure LH or Condor would show up. I don’t rember any of the articles me...

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by FLYKTPA
Wed Sep 27, 2017 12:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Thread - 2018
Replies: 121
Views: 8169

Re: West Coast Florida Thread #2

From the old thread: Here are the rankings for 2013: 1. MIA 2. MCO 3. FLL 4. TPA 5. RSW 6. PBI 7. JAX 8. SFB 9. PNS 10. SRQ 11. PIE 12. EYW 13. ECP 14. VPS 15. TLH 16. DAB 17. MLB 18. GNV 19. PGD I wonder how much that has changed in 2016 Since I talked with TPA's route guy and he did a FB live vid...

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by FLYKTPA
Tue Sep 26, 2017 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Thread - 2018
Replies: 121
Views: 8169

Re: West Coast Florida Thread #2

Since I talked with TPA's route guy and he did a FB live video on air service. I will share the highlights of what he said and I'll recap some of the TPA rumors. According to the TPA route guy: MEX- They are targeting Aeromexico but Interjet and Volaris make the most sense for the Tampa market. LIM-...

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by FLYKTPA
Mon Sep 25, 2017 5:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?
Replies: 412
Views: 36962

Re: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?

Supposedly, the plane spotter who talked to the TPA employees was told that Norwegian will add Copenhagen service. If that's true, out of all the hubs they are creating, CPH really.. I see CPH being a 1 or 2x weekly addition. It’s the Instagram user that has told by the 2 airport employees. Accordi...

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by FLYKTPA
Sun Sep 24, 2017 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 516
Views: 58727

Re: DL Future Expansion

MCO because have you ever heard of Disney it's a huge draw for Europeans. I said One Stop IND does not have convenient one stop access to most of Europe without a flight to CDG same for all the Western cities I named were as Florida and the surounding states have those one stop flights available ov...

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by FLYKTPA
Sun Sep 24, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 516
Views: 58727

Re: DL Future Expansion

ATL provides one stop commendations to every major city in Europe and then some. You think that Delta is going to operate TPA-AMS for the one passenger a week that needs to get from TPA to NCE with one stop that person is going to have to use ATL and make two stops. AMS and TPA are targeting the ro...

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by FLYKTPA
Sun Sep 24, 2017 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 516
Views: 58727

Re: DL Future Expansion

As an MCO guy, you might think I would say that TPA doesn't need AMS service, but when you approach KL, you approach DL. I would say wait a little bit on TPA-AMS because there can be two ways this goes and MCO will play a large factor into it. Either DL's service will be so miserable that it won't ...

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by FLYKTPA
Sun Sep 24, 2017 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 516
Views: 58727

Re: DL Future Expansion

ATL provides one stop commendations to every major city in Europe and then some. You think that Delta is going to operate TPA-AMS for the one passenger a week that needs to get from TPA to NCE with one stop that person is going to have to use ATL and make two stops. AMS and TPA are targeting the ro...

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by FLYKTPA
Sun Sep 24, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 516
Views: 58727

Re: DL Future Expansion

Because flying to ATL from IND to Europe is flying grossly out of they way and I suspect Delta was losing a lot of the IND europe traffic to AA and UA who were using ORD for their one stop onward connections to Europe. In most cases the logical business traveler who time is most important to is not...

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by FLYKTPA
Sun Sep 24, 2017 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 516
Views: 58727

Re: DL Future Expansion

MCO because have you ever heard of Disney it's a huge draw for Europeans. I said One Stop IND does not have convenient one stop access to most of Europe without a flight to CDG same for all the Western cities I named were as Florida and the surounding states have those one stop flights available ov...

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by FLYKTPA
Sun Sep 24, 2017 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 516
Views: 58727

Re: DL Future Expansion

Getting back to the original rumor that DL is possibly going to add up to 6 new AMS-US routes, these are the cities that I see getting DL AMS routes: RDU- because DL loves RDU, and their CDG flight seems to be doing well. AUS- rumor is that it will become a permanent flight. LAS- the Brookings numb...

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by FLYKTPA
Sun Sep 24, 2017 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 516
Views: 58727

Re: DL Future Expansion

That can't be said for a lot of cities only those in close proximity to JFK and ATL where it is redundant to over fly those hubs when those frames can be used on flights that don't really have direct or convenient access to ATL or JFK for their European customers as those two hubs replicate what AM...

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by FLYKTPA
Sun Sep 24, 2017 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 516
Views: 58727

Re: DL Future Expansion

TPA-AMS and MSY-CDG on skyteam are not happening there aren't enought O/D passengers going to europe that can't be routed over ATL so there is no need for a connection in Europe. Delta is perfectly happy routing TPA and MSY Europe bound passengers over ATL. That can be said about most US cites, yet...

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by FLYKTPA
Sun Sep 24, 2017 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 516
Views: 58727

Re: DL Future Expansion

TPA-AMS and MSY-CDG on skyteam are not happening there aren't enought O/D passengers going to europe that can't be routed over ATL so there is no need for a connection in Europe. Delta is perfectly happy routing TPA and MSY Europe bound passengers over ATL. That can be said about most US cites, yet...

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by FLYKTPA
Sun Sep 24, 2017 2:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?
Replies: 412
Views: 36962

Re: What's Next For TPA (Route Wise)?

Supposedly, the plane spotter who talked to the TPA employees was told that Norwegian will add Copenhagen service.

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by FLYKTPA
Sun Sep 24, 2017 12:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 516
Views: 58727

Re: DL Future Expansion

Getting back to the original rumor that DL is possibly going to add up to 6 new AMS-US routes, these are the cities that I see getting DL AMS routes: RDU- because DL loves RDU, and their CDG flight seems to be doing well. AUS- rumor is that it will become a permanent flight. LAS- the Brookings numbe...

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