^^ actually though, I find it interesting that TWO KEF-based LLCs are going belly up at the same time, AND their flag carrier is doing horribly I am sure at least one will get saved. I would guess Icelandair would be the choice if they had to make one, they have been around longer. I still can't re...Jump to post
Another article with this quote. Sounds like they were caught off for sure guard. “We had talked to them and they said, 'No, we will be loading the schedule here in the near future for the spring and summer,' said airport director Rhonda Hamm-Niebruegge. "So we were caught a little bit by surpr...Jump to post
I am pretty surprised they aren't coming back for next summer. Makes me wonder if they will be coming back for any of the seasonal routes not on the schedule yet. CLE says WW is coming back in the spring, but hasn't stated when exactly. Up until today STL thought they were flying year round for 2 y...Jump to post
Also I am pretty sure STL wasn’t giving them any actual money. The subsidies were waived landing fees and marketing funding. I’m sure any marketing they already paid for is gone and I’ll be curious how landing fee payments will go now. I don’t know if they were refunding them back or just not collec...Jump to post
kavok wrote:With all of these suspensions, which WW destinations in the USA are still left operating over the winter? It seems like the majority of their USA operations have now been suspended for the winter.
I emailed the PR person at STL that I was looking to book a flight in Feb but all the fares jumped 10x. Got the response back that he would check into it. So, apparently they weren't aware of any change coming. I'll post whatever response I get back after they look into it.Jump to post
Any word on new route announcements. When will Allegiant start International service. I know they are doing some International charters out of IND. Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk Allegiant's fleet will end the year at 77 aircraft after the fleet changeover is complete. That is the smallest nu...Jump to post
Other cities can be booked into October 2019, STL and PIT only through March. That's not a good sign, is it? IIRC, didn't the airport require them to commit to the route for a couple years in exchange for the incentives? I don't know if it means much, it is kind of all over the place. SFO got cut f...Jump to post
michman wrote:It looks similar to when a legacy zeros out all the fare buckets except for full Y which is generally a pre-cursor to a route suspension.
Call them up
777PHX wrote:Iceland in February. Sounds like a blast.
So really random, I have been looking at booking a flight to Iceland on WOW in February and now all of the sudden all the flights from early Jan through March are $1,119 each way. I have to assume it is some kind of glitch but it is really weird. It is almost like someone moved a decimal point over ...Jump to post
Is STL-BOS only served by WN? If so, I bet F9 STL-PVD would do well. Yep, just WN. That is the one route I am surprised DL or JetBlue hasn't picked up also. WN keeps adding capacity to it though, which probably doesn't help one of the others start it. The fares are high on it for nonstop compared t...Jump to post
Updated PDEW spreadsheet for 2018 Qtr 1. Biggest gainers YOY TPA SAN DEN LAS ATL Losers: PHX Chicago DC SAN SEA Top unserved routes Qtr 1 (average for last 12 months) ORF 45 (54) RIC 39 (46) ABQ 27 (38) RNO 27 (34) TUS 36 (34) https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1tOcqjJCt5JFPegCr4cxMobYx68YGHYAj...Jump to post
I can think of one airport to airport connection in the US but its worthless. St Louis has metro link from Lambert to Mid-America but no-one is flying out of BLV except Allegiant and the air force as, it is also Scott AFB. Made even more pointless as STL is not a hub anyway so very few flyers are c...Jump to post
Updated PDEW spreadsheet for 2018 Qtr 1. Biggest gainers YOY TPA SAN DEN LAS ATL Losers: PHX Chicago DC SAN SEA Top unserved routes Qtr 1 (average for last 12 months) ORF 45 (54) RIC 39 (46) ABQ 27 (38) RNO 27 (34) TUS 36 (34) https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1tOcqjJCt5JFPegCr4cxMobYx68YGHYAjq...Jump to post
Listening to the airport commission meeting from this month. Southwest is in charge of the expansion in T2, not the airport. They will be doing all the bidding, etc. 9-12 months design 20 months for construction So that means at least 2 years before it opens. They will do the expansion before they r...Jump to post
The may have a LOT of flights arriving at the same time, and even a constant flow of arrivals and departures, but my understanding is they don’t put much effort into timing many of those flights to optimize connections as opposed to minimizing aircraft time of the ground and gate utilization. Maybe...Jump to post
But WN doesn’t really promote connections or do timed connecting banks. They absolutely have connecting banks. A look at any of their hub cities reveals such. Matter of fact they are almost identically timed to AA/DL/UA in cities where they overlap. The may have a LOT of flights arriving at the sam...Jump to post
BA goes daily next summer.
http://mediacentre.britishairways.com/p ... 3?ref=Home
Midwestindy wrote:Congrats to BNA, hopefully the flight is upguaged in the future as well.
Do you have a source?
To add to the WN comments... It seems like anytime I fly west and have to take a connection I almost always end up going through Vegas on WN. I usually want DEN but the LAS times are better or (more often) cheaper than Denver. So they push a lot of people through there.Jump to post
I really don't see B6 dropping ROC or SYR. They are not terrible performing markets and they keep B6 on the good side of Chuck Schumer. I doubt B6 wants to incur his wrath. I must out of the loop here, but because it has been mentioned several times, why does Schumer care where B6 flies? Why can't ...Jump to post
St. Louis is the feature city in the Southwest Magazine this month. Really puts us in a good light, one of the better articles I have read about the city.
So DE has updated FRA-MSY for 2019 and it will be returning at 2x weekly. Yet FRA-PIT is still showing 2x weekly starting 6/28/19. I think it's safe to say that will be the frequency we'll be stuck with for next summer. A bit of a shame, but I can definitely see why. DL increasing capacity, being d...Jump to post
I’m there at the morning rush. 6am -9am. The TSA agents just move slowly and distract themselves with conversation. So it goes slow. Not sure you need another line. You just need to process people faster. What really irks me is that the TSA Pre-Check lines are often longer than the regular ones. 90...Jump to post
One of their planes just arrived at MCI. I wonder what they are going to do with it? Someone else already lease/buy it?
stlgph wrote:TVNWZ wrote:Yes. T2. Very Slow. Every time.
Funny. A few months ago I mentioned about expanding security lines in T2 and was promptly told it wasn't necessary.
Found the renderings for the new baggage claims area. Looks good. Extra concessions also. To bring this all back to the latest convo, Wn wouldn't be getting all this branding in T1 (assuming the branding stays). Putting their mark/money on T2 and not having to share has to be the biggest reason the...Jump to post
Found the renderings for the new baggage claims area. Looks good. Extra concessions also. To bring this all back to the latest convo, Wn wouldn't be getting all this branding in T1 (assuming the branding stays). Putting their mark/money on T2 and not having to share has to be the biggest reason they...Jump to post
Because in theory this should have an effect on air travel. Convention center is getting upgrades. Both the city and county are working together to make it happen. Larger announcement later today. https://www.stltoday.com/business/local/bigger-and-better-st-louis-area-officials-to-announce-upgrades/...Jump to post
^at least old D has moving walkways, that helps. They also are putting the new baggage hub thing (whatever the technical name is) at the end of E24. So it will be pretty central if they add new gates further down D for loading and unloading luggage.Jump to post
I got to thinking, with all of this flip-flopping terminal chat. Down the road, if WN continues to expand and in need of more room, would this remotely be an option for expanding? Don't mind the gate placements, just a quick photoshop snip. I know it is a pipe dream but with them quickly running ou...Jump to post
I just don't see any incentive for them to move to C. They already have 2 of the 3 FIS gates, so no reason to move for that. With the airport looking to open another FIS that probably means they will have the current one all to themselves once that happens. They have their own terminal (they might a...Jump to post
A few (including myself) have wondered the same thing, but how much would that cost and who would pay for it is the question. IIRC, Southwest built the terminal back in ‘98 so maybe that is a factor as well. I’m also not sure if 2 carousels would be enough for all of the airlines that would make th...Jump to post
Just throwing this one out there....in hindsight, I'm kind of surprised Southwest didn't do something completely out of left field - such as propose a terminal swap. I have heard they were offered that a couple years ago and said no. Probably don't want to give up a terminal all to themselves. Then...Jump to post
Better late than never. Draft Ordinance authorizing the Director of Airports, the President of the Board of Public Service and the Comptroller of the City to execute the “Memorandum Of Agreement for Expansion Of and Improvement To Inbound Baggage System and Facilities Terminal 2” between the City a...Jump to post
Southwest is adding a jetbridge to E40. So all their gates should be in use soon. Should put them at 17 gates. It will be interesting to see how they use 34-40. Not much waiting room for 4 gates. IMO they should only fly -700s out of those gates if they are all in use.Jump to post
Google Flights does not identify Delta BE fares.
Better late than never. Draft Ordinance authorizing the Director of Airports, the President of the Board of Public Service and the Comptroller of the City to execute the “Memorandum Of Agreement for Expansion Of and Improvement To Inbound Baggage System and Facilities Terminal 2” between the City an...Jump to post
It's not just Southwest not growing in Richmond, but BWI as well. Southwest continues to under perform growth at BWI. The BWI pie keeps growing but Southwest's slice keeps shrinking. Their market share continues to drop - down to 65% Not shabby, but not the 70% they had. Meanwhile Spirit is now up ...Jump to post
I personally love DL's hubs, DTW is great, SLC is great, MSP and ATL are pretty good, so overall DL has really good hubs. Which is one the reasons they are at the top of my list. I do love DTW and try to fly thru there going east or TATL. For me it is more the cities they are in than the airports (...Jump to post
To add to above I didn't realize CMH had put up 1.7 mil for the OAK flight. That seems like a lot. Sucks it isn't running all the time now.
http://www.dispatch.com/news/20180927/c ... rea-flight
VPS-BLV got the promotion also.Jump to post
My home airport isn't Indy but I 2nd your thoughts on UA. I actually love their hub cities, as they are the places I fly the most (Chicago,Denver,SFO, NYC, DC) but they fly way to many 145s and 200s. Thus, I don't fly them much. I like DL the most, but their hubs aren't places I fly often, but I usu...Jump to post