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by Jshank83
Sun Sep 23, 2018 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - 2018
Replies: 1332
Views: 106610

Re: What's Going In CLE - 2018

greenair727 wrote:
^Wait--what? You talking CLE-HNL? Or about WN entering the Hawaii market?


He wasn't taking about CLE-HNL. I think he was referring to maybe airframes being freed up due to the delay. So maybe some other routes would be started because of that.

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by Jshank83
Fri Sep 21, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1085
Views: 79504

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Hi-excuse the random question-but recently I saw some Youtube videos showing old footage of TWA's operations at STL from back in the day. I noticed that for eastbound flow-they would have departures cross the runway nearest the terminals and take off from the outer runways (while landing traffic on...

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by Jshank83
Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1085
Views: 79504

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

https://www.flystl.com/uploads/document ... PubRel.pdf
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Numbers for August are out.

36 straight months of Passenger growth. Passed 10 mil for the year.

Passengers up 6.8% on the month. 6% on the year.
Cargo up 4.7% for the month 3.5% for the year.

https://www.flystl.com/uploads/document ... PubRel.pdf

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by Jshank83
Fri Sep 21, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1085
Views: 79504

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Hi-excuse the random question-but recently I saw some Youtube videos showing old footage of TWA's operations at STL from back in the day. I noticed that for eastbound flow-they would have departures cross the runway nearest the terminals and take off from the outer runways (while landing traffic on...

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by Jshank83
Fri Sep 21, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1085
Views: 79504

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Iceland in winter is not for the faint of heart. You can read about my road trip a few years ago here: https://leaveyourdailyhell.com/2015/12/15/iceland-is-terrifying/ :shock: Well luckily when we are going there is just over 10 hours of daylight instead of 4. But this makes me even more likely to ...

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by Jshank83
Fri Sep 21, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1085
Views: 79504

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

https://www.bnd.com/news/local/article218726470.html


WestStar building another new hanger in Bethalto (ALN)
http://altondailynews.com/news/details. ... 6TxiXtKhhE
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BLV looking to expand/renovate.
https://www.bnd.com/news/local/article218726470.html


WestStar building another new hanger in Bethalto (ALN)
http://altondailynews.com/news/details. ... 6TxiXtKhhE

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by Jshank83
Fri Sep 21, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1085
Views: 79504

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Another question about WOW if someone can help. I've looked into booking STL - TLV. Outbound is fine but when looking for a return trip the site doesn't have it. Anyone have any similar experiences? I am pretty sure I heard they are cutting that route. So that might be why. I don't know the end dat...

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by Jshank83
Fri Sep 21, 2018 4:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1085
Views: 79504

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Anyone on here taken WOW yet? Thoughts? Seat advice? General advice about Iceland. I am thinking about going in March. I took Wow Airlines KEF-STL in early August. (I took Icelandair MSP-KEF on the way to Iceland) I bought the fare that included everything I needed, and chose one of the Big Seats i...

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by Jshank83
Fri Sep 21, 2018 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM announces AMS-LAS
Replies: 54
Views: 8314

KLM announces AMS-LAS

https://worldairlinenews.com/2018/09/20/klm-is-coming-to-las-vegas/ Beginning in summer 2019, Las Vegas will be accessible up to three times a week with a nonstop KLM flight from Amsterdam. The flights will be operated using Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner equipment and will seat 294 passengers. The flight ...

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by Jshank83
Fri Sep 21, 2018 1:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - 2018
Replies: 1332
Views: 106610

Re: What's Going In CLE - 2018

compensateme wrote:
MCI, for example, the cost of its project has ballooned to nearly $1.5B, prompting both legacy and LCC tenants to issue warnings that such cost may negatively impact service. If the increase in cost can’t be passed onto the consumer, ULCC is espeically threatened.


Do you have a link to this?

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by Jshank83
Thu Sep 20, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1085
Views: 79504

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

STLflyer wrote:

I paid for a seat selection and chose an aisle seat up front. On the way back, I paid for an aisle seat as well but had an entire row to myself so I sat in the window.


Did you have normal/XL/XXL/Big seat? How was whichever you chose.

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by Jshank83
Thu Sep 20, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1085
Views: 79504

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Anyone on here taken WOW yet? Thoughts? Seat advice? General advice about Iceland. I am thinking about going in March. Yup I was on their inaugural to KEF and came back a few days later. I had no complaints about WOW, I knew exactly what to expect with regards to bag fees and buy on board so there ...

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by Jshank83
Thu Sep 20, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1085
Views: 79504

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Saw a post on another forum that said Spirit is going to start service at STL in January. Obviously, a rumor to take with a grain of salt, but I wanted to note it. Not sure how much the poster actually knows. We'll see. That would be in keeping with their smaller-city expansion strategy, going into...

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by Jshank83
Thu Sep 20, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1085
Views: 79504

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Saw a post on another forum that said Spirit is going to start service at STL in January. Obviously, a rumor to take with a grain of salt, but I wanted to note it. Not sure how much the poster actually knows. We'll see.

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by Jshank83
Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1085
Views: 79504

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Anyone on here taken WOW yet? Thoughts? Seat advice? General advice about Iceland. I am thinking about going in March. Haven't been on WOW before, BUT you need to go to the food and fun fest. http://www.foodandfun.is/ . It is AMAZING! If you go during this, ensure you book tables waaaaaaaaaay in ad...

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by Jshank83
Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 446
Views: 42859

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread 2018

https://www.flyfrontier.com/travel/trav ... aign=3Tier
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F9 is reducing their change fees

90+ days - no fee
14-89 days $49
under 14 days $99

https://www.flyfrontier.com/travel/trav ... aign=3Tier

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by Jshank83
Thu Sep 20, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1085
Views: 79504

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

I like how midwestindy puts out some of his info so I am going to copy it. I won't do it for everything but I will for some routes. I put in the INTL LF numbers for March (I'll do domestic June later this week) YYZ on AC Total seats up 58% Total passengers up 28% CUN on F9 Total seats even, Total p...

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by Jshank83
Thu Sep 20, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1085
Views: 79504

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Anyone on here taken WOW yet? Thoughts? Seat advice? General advice about Iceland. I am thinking about going in March.

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by Jshank83
Thu Sep 20, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - 2018
Replies: 1332
Views: 106610

Re: What's Going In CLE - 2018

^Agreed. I'm honestly pretty confused as to the lack of CLE-PHX service. Even with the F9 3x week seasonal flight CLE-PHX, there is still a large gap in service compared to PIT, CMH, IND. Is there any reason why AA doesn't serve CLE but does serve PIT, CMH, and IND? Being an AA hub and all, it does...

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by Jshank83
Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1085
Views: 79504

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Fort Leonard Wood https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://centreforaviation.com/news/us-dot-receives-proposals-from-three-airlines-for-eas-contract-at-fort-leonard-wood-837779&ved=0ahUKEwinw42v18jdAhXOz1MKHUOlA9kQxfQBCCUwAA&usg=AOvVaw1ywtJ_L6P8kmaKLoN1rQX_ I...

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by Jshank83
Thu Sep 20, 2018 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1085
Views: 79504

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

stl07 wrote:
Interesting...
Silver is bidding for FLW service against cape air


Do you have a link? I can't find anything. To what airport?

Interesting seeing they just cut some routes.

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by Jshank83
Thu Sep 20, 2018 2:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1085
Views: 79504

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

I like how midwestindy puts out some of his info so I am going to copy it. I won't do it for everything but I will for some routes. I put in the INTL LF numbers for March (I'll do domestic June later this week) YYZ on AC Total seats up 58% Total passengers up 28% CUN on F9 Total seats even, Total pa...

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by Jshank83
Thu Sep 20, 2018 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit ranked best connection hub in America by J. D. Power
Replies: 55
Views: 4961

Re: Detroit ranked best connection hub in America by J. D. Power

I believe you're incorrect about no security rescreening when connecting international to domestic, unless you're talking about a flight which precleared at its origin (DUB for instance). I was talking about TSA screening after you clear customs. Once you clear customs you are cleared onto your con...

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by Jshank83
Wed Sep 19, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1085
Views: 79504

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

I was wondering... It seems that Southwest has Saturday-only service to Cancun, but Frontier has daily service. Why? Isn't Frontier known for its sub-daily service? I would think it would be the other way around. Does anyone have LF data for the STL-CUN flights on both airlines? Thanks. Frontier fl...

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by Jshank83
Tue Sep 18, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 1770
Views: 103018

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

For a destination like SNA, I would think PDEW would be a little misleading. I assume that a large number of Orange County-bound passengers leaving from BNA are flying into LAX on a nonstop instead of having to stop somewhere. Of course, adding SNA could potentially erode some of the LAX traffic. A...

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SgtBarone wrote:
Anyone know what this could be? Looks like the airport is constructing something outdoors in conjunction with Destination Cleveland.

https://twitter.com/goingplacesCLE/stat ... 2781841408


Mural?

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by Jshank83
Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1085
Views: 79504

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

^Also the original poster only was comparing them on tourism, not everything (business climate, etc) so what companies are there vs here really isn't part of it.

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by Jshank83
Mon Sep 17, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1805
Views: 107838

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

I didn’t think Delta was connecting people on the flight, it was just O/D? There was some connecting traffic but it was mostly local traffic. (IND being their final dest.) Probably something like 5% connecting, maybe more depending on the day. I remember reading a french article that mentioned onwa...

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by Jshank83
Mon Sep 17, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1085
Views: 79504

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

I have lived in Seattle and St. Louis and can confidently say that St. Louis is not even remotely comparable to Seattle. Earlier you mentioned that St. Louis doesn’t have mountains, an ocean, or a bigger city than something like LA or NYC. Seattle is definitely a bigger city than St. Louis and is g...

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by Jshank83
Mon Sep 17, 2018 3:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1085
Views: 79504

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Let me know how it is. I could have taken one to AMS but opted for a 330 for the 2 seats together seating. Will do. I too normally like the seating on the 330, but had hoped to upgrade to premium economy on the 359. Since it appears that our ticket class (purchased via river cruise line) doesn’t al...

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by Jshank83
Mon Sep 17, 2018 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1085
Views: 79504

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Depending on when they are they could switch back. I have had my flights switch a couple times before. I like 900s and 700s though. I am a fan of no middle seat, especially when traveling with someone else. I assume you are flying through DTW (possibly MSP)? Yes. One trip is via DTW and the other i...

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by Jshank83
Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: WN rolls out free texting onboard
Replies: 38
Views: 3852

Re: WN rolls out free texting onboard

Delta had it for a while, now. Came in handy on my last trip, about a month ago. I've gotten free internet on my phone (after connecting to messaging) on Delta at times. It seemed to go in and an intermittently but if I would keep refreshing a sports app or twitter, etc it would work. Not usable on...

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by Jshank83
Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1085
Views: 79504

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

I have two itineraries booked for travel to Europe via DL next year. All flights in and out of STL were booked with mainline jets (mostly 717s) coming and going, but have recently been changed to regional jets. I’m sure that this may be normal, but it’s a bit disappointing. Anyone know if there is ...

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by Jshank83
Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1085
Views: 79504

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Correct. Vacant means no jetbridge, City Gate means there is one for use per turn. AA uses C28 a couple times a day on a per turn basis. Now that they are doing a remodel/reopening C25-30 I am hoping AA just leases it out. Right now it is dumb how they have to open a door to that area just for when...

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by Jshank83
Thu Sep 13, 2018 3:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1805
Views: 107838

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Why would anyone in CVG, SDF, DAY drive 2 hours to catch the one TPAC flight when they could fly one hour to ORD, DTW, ATL and have multiple choices...or fly further to DFW, LAX, SFO etc for even more choices. I don't know you should probably ask the numerous people who are coming from SDF, CMI, EV...

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by Jshank83
Thu Sep 13, 2018 3:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1085
Views: 79504

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Meh, I wouldn't look into it too much at the moment; I would imagine there's a bit more flux with charters. Besides, even if Apple stops it, WN will still have service (and have it when it's used most often). I emailed he airport about it recently. Got this response. Montego Bay has not been added ...

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by Jshank83
Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1085
Views: 79504

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Frontier extended their schedule today. Everything stays the same except DEN goes to 2x a day on Monday only. I find that super random to just be one day of the week at 2x.

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by Jshank83
Wed Sep 12, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1085
Views: 79504

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Correct. Vacant means no jetbridge, City Gate means there is one for use per turn. AA uses C28 a couple times a day on a per turn basis. Now that they are doing a remodel/reopening C25-30 I am hoping AA just leases it out. Right now it is dumb how they have to open a door to that area just for when ...

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by Jshank83
Wed Sep 12, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1085
Views: 79504

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

https://www.flystl.com/uploads/document ... n-2018.pdf
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Sun Country is going to use C27.

Gate Diagram for reference.

https://www.flystl.com/uploads/document ... n-2018.pdf

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by Jshank83
Tue Sep 11, 2018 11:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1085
Views: 79504

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

https://kplr11.com/2018/09/11/military- ... hurricane/
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11 to 20 C17s coming to BLV/Scott AFB to avoid the Hurricane.

https://kplr11.com/2018/09/11/military- ... hurricane/

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by Jshank83
Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: SY Looking For Larger HQ.
Replies: 9
Views: 1828

Re: SY Looking For Larger HQ.

Rumor that SY is looking for a larger HQ building for its MSP employees. Que the moving to new city talk. I hope they stay in MN, But who knows Story in MSP Business Magazine, Behind a pay wall. Just click stop loading before it loads and the paywall won't block it. ------ Sun Country Airlines is l...

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by Jshank83
Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: EI to MSP and YUL in 2019
Replies: 173
Views: 9734

Re: Unconfirmed: EI to MSP

This thread was already up and deleted. Guessing because there wasn't a source.

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by Jshank83
Tue Sep 11, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1085
Views: 79504

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

http://www.post-gazette.com/business/development/2018/09/10/A-Dublin-flight-on-the-horizon-for-Pittsburgh-airport/stories/201809100145 I love reading the comments on this, complaining about how their own airport over incentivizes. Oh yeah, I read the original article. The wording in it was really w...

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by Jshank83
Tue Sep 11, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1085
Views: 79504

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Looks like the "Midwest City" for EI is going to be MSP https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1403655&p=20705913#p20705913 Probably true (and I never really thought it would be us) but nothing in the thread is concrete except for one guy who might not even have read ...

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by Jshank83
Tue Sep 11, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 1770
Views: 103018

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

it's far too premature to say WN will loose here without seeing some data coming out. A lot will depend how committed WN is to BNA. DL has made a habit of loosing money on a lot of money on routes out of SEA/BOS/RDU to build market relevance. WN can certainly do the same if it wants to gain even mo...

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by Jshank83
Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 1482
Views: 137686

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018

As an outsider, I think ACAA's done a great job given they have a lot of service they probably otherwise wouldn't have, with the misses being J1, the China charters (which seem like a massive longshot for scheduled service), and you could argue BA because it cost them service they might have otherw...

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by Jshank83
Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1085
Views: 79504

Re: STL air service discussion - 2018

Looks like the "Midwest City" for EI is going to be MSP https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1403655&p=20705913#p20705913 Probably true (and I never really thought it would be us) but nothing in the thread is concrete except for one guy who might not even have read ...

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