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by TYSflyer
Wed Jul 17, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What’s happening at BHM?
Replies: 52
Views: 3843

Re: What’s happening at BHM?

I don’t see why BNA couldn’t be a base for G4. LAS is a base and big WN station, as is AUS. Their routes and passengers really don’t overlap and BNA is already a destination city that grew more with added routes this summer Presuming G4 is considering a base at BNA, wouldn't that affect operations ...

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by TYSflyer
Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What’s happening at BHM?
Replies: 52
Views: 3843

Re: What’s happening at BHM?

The return of Via? Joking aside there is nothing that says for sure it is an air service announcement although I don’t know what else from an airport that would be considered “huge” news. I am going out on a limb and saying DL to LAX. DL is obviously large in the market and traveling west requires b...

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by TYSflyer
Tue Jun 25, 2019 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 915
Views: 93682

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Did BNA lose its F9 flight to VPS? That route was added in summer 2018, but I no longer see it on the allegiant website when I was looking for prices to fly to Destin. I hadn't seen any mention of it on here, so I'm afraid it may have gotten axed. Yes, it was quietly removed. My thought was it was ...

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by TYSflyer
Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1162
Views: 152081

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

The TYS airport PR department does a podcast and their most recent one yesterday touched on how the G4 PIT-TYS flight came to fruition. Not surprisingly it was a combined effort from the Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge tourism department and TYS airport in recruiting the flight. Apparently they flew to Las ...

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by TYSflyer
Sat Jun 01, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 215
Views: 27743

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

GSP-BWI is back. Good news for GSP. This will surprise many here as GSP was frequently placed in the “most likely WN markets to close” list. Probably still is. Tinkering with it to try to increase boardings IMO. Maybe but I feel if they were tinkering with it to improve boardings then ATL would’ve ...

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by TYSflyer
Thu May 30, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 215
Views: 27743

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

southwest1675 wrote:
GSP-BWI is back.

Good news for GSP. This will surprise many here as GSP was frequently placed in the “most likely WN markets to close” list.

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by TYSflyer
Thu Apr 18, 2019 2:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant to build new terminal at VPS
Replies: 34
Views: 4486

Re: Allegiant to build new terminal at VPS

Very interesting! They do operate out of the ground level of the current terminal at VPS, and it seemed like there was plenty of seating. However, I believe there are only 2-3 gates down there. I’m curious to see if it will be completely separate from the current terminal or just a new addition on t...

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by TYSflyer
Mon Apr 15, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Adds New Routes
Replies: 94
Views: 16319

Re: AA Adds New Routes

I am quite excited to see DFW-TRI. If memory serves me correctly, this route has never been served before. Back in the 90s, the airport had a whole gamut of destinations including PIT, DTW and CVG among others in addition to ATL and CLT. For an airport of its size, I thought it had very nice complim...

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by TYSflyer
Wed Apr 03, 2019 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1162
Views: 152081

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

Great pictures and the lighting was perfect! I enjoyed looking at some of the videos on Facebook on the airport’s site too. Looked like quite a few people out to watch the arrival.

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by TYSflyer
Wed Apr 03, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1162
Views: 152081

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

Looks like G-ZBJG will have the honor of operating the inaugural LHR flight. https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/G-ZBJG Did anyone happen to catch the last AA MD80 into PIT yesterday? I wouldn’t be surprised if that was not the last MD80 sent by AA. They’ve been able to find their way in as...

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by TYSflyer
Tue Mar 26, 2019 5:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 91
Views: 13294

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2019

WeatherPilot wrote:
Does anyone have an idea when the next schedule extension is?

They just extended their schedule through mid November tonight.

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by TYSflyer
Sun Mar 24, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/24/2019:UA Cuts ORD-TUS,IAH-LEX/CRW/CAE;EW Adds LAS;DL Drops YYJ
Replies: 96
Views: 13834

Re: OAG Changes 3/24/2019:UA Cuts ORD-TUS,IAH-LEX/CRW/CAE;EW Adds LAS;DL Drops YYJ

Thanks as always for my Sunday morning reading. Sad to see IAH-CRW get cut. Maybe this opens the door further for AA to bring back DFW-CRW.

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by TYSflyer
Thu Mar 21, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Memphis Aviation - 2019
Replies: 68
Views: 6322

Re: Memphis Aviation - 2019

There is still room for improvement though, My Brother and his family of 4 drove to Nashville to fly Southwest to New York City for spring breaks as it saved over $1,000 even with a hotel in Nashville for a night and parking for a week. There is still lots of traffic bleed. I have thought and conti...

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by TYSflyer
Mon Mar 11, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1162
Views: 152081

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

USPIT10L et al, glad I'm not the only one who feels that way about AA. PIT-PHL low yielding? Maybe when WN was still flying the route, but since they up and left, fares are at least double what they were before. PHX, ahd LAX I can see given the presence of WN at both (and NK to LAX). PHL has me puz...

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by TYSflyer
Sun Mar 10, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/10/2019:Y4 New Routes;WN HNL-KOA/OGG;VC Trims;ET Adds ABJ-IAD;DL Ends DTW-GRU
Replies: 83
Views: 12050

Re: OAG Changes 3/10/2019:Y4 New Routes;WN HNL-KOA/OGG;VC Trims;ET Adds ABJ-IAD;DL Ends DTW-GRU

Thanks as always for your thread! Didn’t show up on your thread as no frequency change, but with AA schedule update last night TYS-DFW gained a mainline flight starting in June on an A319. First AA mainline in TYS since shortly after 9/11. I figured it was about due as AA will be operating 26 daily ...

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by TYSflyer
Mon Feb 18, 2019 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 190
Views: 24768

Re: Allegiant DIscussion Thread - 2019

I was just reading another thread about schedule changes/updates and that G4 will be starting DEN-AVL three times a week. This is a long flight by G4's standards so I am curious as to what kind of demand there is between the two areas as I don't really see a connection between Denver and Asheville....

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by TYSflyer
Mon Feb 18, 2019 1:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 190
Views: 24768

Re: Allegiant DIscussion Thread - 2019

I was just reading another thread about schedule changes/updates and that G4 will be starting DEN-AVL three times a week. This is a long flight by G4's standards so I am curious as to what kind of demand there is between the two areas as I don't really see a connection between Denver and Asheville....

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by TYSflyer
Tue Feb 12, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1162
Views: 152081

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2019

G4 now has summer seasonal available for PIT-TYS. I find this very interesting to see the viability of this route. Has not operated since 2003. I’m sure that this is partially directed at PIT tourist traffic traveling to the Pigeon Forge/Gatlinburg/Great Smoky Mountains Area. The vast majority of th...

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by TYSflyer
Tue Feb 12, 2019 6:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 190
Views: 24768

Re: Allegiant DIscussion Thread - 2019

Midwestindy wrote:
Heads up, G4 just extended its schedule through NOV 12

I’m seeing some new additions too.

BNA-CID
BNA-ABE
BNA-XNA
BNA-CLE
TYS-PIT very interesting???

As usual I’m sure there are others.

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by TYSflyer
Wed Feb 06, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: United to add premium seats on regional and mainline jets
Replies: 270
Views: 26005

Re: Reuters: United to add premium seats on regional and mainline jets

Sorry to bust the naysayers bubble, but those of us in these smaller markets are ALREADY paying a premium. I don’t understand how folks in markets with their $99 fares to Florida can doubt that those of us paying $500 can’t cover incremental fuel cost. If these are existing frames/used, then acquis...

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by TYSflyer
Tue Feb 05, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Memphis International Airport in the past
Replies: 85
Views: 7591

Re: Memphis International Airport in the past

What I will always remember about MEM was how easy it was to connect there. As we all know, the days of these small hubs are long gone. MEM lasted longer than many others so I was able to continue to appreciate its convenience.

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by TYSflyer
Tue Jan 22, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New F9 Routes: BTV/BIL/BFM/GRB -DEN - 1/22/2019
Replies: 57
Views: 5840

Re: New F9 Routes - 1/22/2019

dabpit wrote:
Is Mobile (BFM) new?

Yes, interesting add because BFM doesn’t currently have commercial service.

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by TYSflyer
Tue Jan 22, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New F9 Routes: BTV/BIL/BFM/GRB -DEN - 1/22/2019
Replies: 57
Views: 5840

Re: New F9 Routes: BTV/BIL/GRB -DEN - 1/22/2019

I’m pretty sure BTV got announced in 2018.

My bad, you’re right the DEN add is new for BTV.

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by TYSflyer
Tue Jan 22, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wisconsin Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 36
Views: 4047

Re: Wisconsin Aviation Thread - 2019

seanpmassey wrote:
Austin-Strabel (GRB) just posted that there is an announcement today at 11:30 AM. Is this possibly new service? Or something else?

GRB is listed as a destination on F9 website. I think this is new for GRB. I honestly cannot keep track of F9 anymore.

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by TYSflyer
Thu Jan 17, 2019 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Carolinas Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 801

Re: Carolinas Aviation Thread - 2019

gsoflyer wrote:
AVL is now bigger than GSO

In terms of passenger volume? GSO served 1.8 million passengers in 2018. As mentioned AVL served 1.1 million. If AVL continues this growth it will catch GSO but I think we are still a few years from that.

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by TYSflyer
Wed Jan 16, 2019 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 190
Views: 24768

Re: Allegiant DIscussion Thread - 2019

A random, useless tidbit regarding G4 on TYS-DEN is this will be the first route in my memory with three carriers (UA, F9, G4) from TYS. I cannot remember 3 carriers flying any route in the last 25-30 years, potentially ever. F9 has served TYS for 8 years but has remained rather stagnant. I could po...

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by TYSflyer
Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 190
Views: 24768

Re: Allegiant DIscussion Thread - 2019

Midwestindy wrote:
I see service to ANC as well!

Wow completely missed that one. Very interesting!

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by TYSflyer
Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 190
Views: 24768

Re: Allegiant DIscussion Thread - 2019

Looks like G4 is going to have some new routes announcements today. I’m not seeing anything for RDU so the announcement for them must be something else. New routes I am seeing:
TUL-VPS
BNA-GRR
TYS-DEN

I am sure there may be others.

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by TYSflyer
Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 1/13/2019:AS Suspends KOA-PDX;F9 Drops SAN-IND/MCO,LAS-MEM,IAH-RDU;UA Suspends EYW-ORD,IAH-PBI
Replies: 75
Views: 12057

Re: OAG Changes 1/13/2019:AS Suspends KOA-PDX;F9 Drops SAN-IND/MCO,LAS-MEM,IAH-RDU;UA Suspends EYW-ORD,IAH-PBI

*AA JLN-ORD JUN 0>1.7[0] JUL 0>2[0] AUG 0>2[0] SEP 0>2[0] OCT 0>2[0] This is another city graduating out of the EAS program. American stated in October that when the current EAS contract for 2x/day JLN-DFW ends in late February they would continue to serve Joplin subsidy-free. Joplin is offering a ...

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by TYSflyer
Tue Jan 08, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville (BNA) Air Service Announcement
Replies: 70
Views: 6817

Re: Nashville (BNA) Air Service Announcement

It appears to be SY. I see nonstop PDX-BNA loaded. I haven’t discovered the others yet.

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by TYSflyer
Tue Jan 01, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 456
Views: 54906

Re: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019

RDU-BHM is not an uncommon route.. places I also see from their route map they can do is MEM, CAE, and Tallahassee... It will be interesting to see how it fares. Also I’m curious to see what the frequency will be. It does not appear the schedules have actually been loaded. Most of their routes hove...

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by TYSflyer
Mon Dec 31, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Memphis air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 69
Views: 5388

Re: Memphis air service discussion - 2018

I just noticed AA has schedule mainline with an A319 for PHX-MEM starting in April. I think this is the first time mainline has been regularly scheduled on the route from AA.

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by TYSflyer
Fri Dec 14, 2018 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA adds FCA, Double Daily DFWMAD/CDG, return to YHZ, 787 to ANC plus more
Replies: 116
Views: 17468

Re: AA adds FCA, Double Daily DFWMAD/CDG, return to YHZ, 787 to ANC plus more

I'm surprised we're not talking more about the 787-8 to ANC. That's a lot of seats up north, and DFW is located pretty far south, in the contiguous US. What I mean is, if one were traveling from IND to ANC, would one rather go IND-DFW-ANC on AA or IND-MSP-ANC on Delta (or a similar itinerary throug...

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by TYSflyer
Sun Nov 18, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Mad Dog days are up
Replies: 47
Views: 13140

Re: Allegiant Mad Dog days are up

I was the oddball, I was always excited to see them come in. A319s and A320s aren't all that interesting from an enthusiast standpoint. And what exactly is so interesting about an MD80? I've appreciated others responses to this. I'd say an MD-80 is interesting to me in the same way that a 747 might...

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by TYSflyer
Thu Nov 15, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 138677

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

https://www.marketwatch.com/press-relea ... 2018-11-15

Impressive growth! I feel like as soon as they finish the D gate addition they will have to turn to an addition on either A or B if this growth continues at this rate.
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Midwestindy wrote:

Impressive growth! I feel like as soon as they finish the D gate addition they will have to turn to an addition on either A or B if this growth continues at this rate.

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by TYSflyer
Thu Nov 15, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 138677

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

Pretty impressive. What’s with these Sunday only flights? They don’t make any sense. My thought is they are there partly to test a market. They run these routes on Sunday which is typically a busy travel day of the week. They don’t have much investment running just once a week if the route doesn’t ...

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by TYSflyer
Tue Nov 13, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Via Air - All flights cancelled 11/13
Replies: 36
Views: 8767

Re: Via Air - All flights cancelled 11/13

I just tried to do some dummy bookings out of AUS over next couple of months and keeps saying no flights available. Maybe there is something bigger brewing than just the W.V. stuff.

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by TYSflyer
Sun Nov 04, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 11/4/2018:AA Adds ORD-ABE/SCE,DCA-HHH;FI Delays CLE;ET Swaps LAX-DUB for LAX-LFW
Replies: 65
Views: 12168

Re: OAG Changes 11/4/2018:AA Adds ORD-ABE/SCE,DCA-HHH;FI Delays CLE;ET Swaps LAX-DUB for LAX-LFW

Thanks as always. DL currently flies MEM-LAX with a once daily flight. I think it currently is a 738.
Ohhh I almost forgot that G4 flies LAX-MEM twice weekly.

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by TYSflyer
Sun Nov 04, 2018 11:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Louisville International (SDF) announces LAX on AA
Replies: 84
Views: 10986

Re: Louisville International (SDF) to announce new destination today

ibthebigd wrote:
Is the flight on sale yet?

Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk

Yes, it is now available. I believe it was just loaded overnight.

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by TYSflyer
Sun Nov 04, 2018 9:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces PHL-AVL, PHL-CHA
Replies: 32
Views: 4837

Re: AA announces PHL-AVL, PHL-CHA

Flights have been loaded. Both are once daily on E145.

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by TYSflyer
Sat Nov 03, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces PHL-AVL, PHL-CHA
Replies: 32
Views: 4837

Re: AA announces PHL-AVL, PHL-CHA

Nice adds for both of these markets. Both are growing areas. AVL has been having 20% growth even prior to the arrival of NK, and CHA is around 10% growth. I have no doubt the O&D will be there for a daily or 2 RJ flight for both markets if the price is reasonable. However, in many similar sized ...

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by TYSflyer
Thu Nov 01, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for Allegiant? - discussion thread
Replies: 693
Views: 89468

Re: What's next for Allegiant? - discussion thread

The G4 base at TYS opens next week. Does anyone know the registration numbers of the 2 A320s that will be coming here and from which base they are coming? On a side note, UA recently reduced service on both AVL/TYS-EWR. AVL is now a seasonal 50 seat RJ and TYS is a year round 50 seat RJ. It didn’t t...

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by TYSflyer
Thu Nov 01, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 2023
Views: 209647

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018

I would like to spot a little bit while I’m there if the weather is ok. Do you know the location where this video was shot? https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=A5o09mbQTiI That's from the office park off Ewing Rd. Take I-376 Business west, get off at Ewing Rd., go up the hill and there is an office build...

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by TYSflyer
Thu Nov 01, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Virginia airports get new jet service
Replies: 6
Views: 1851

Re: West Virginia airports get new jet service

I wonder if HTS will ever get more air service. AA to ORD looks like a logical add Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk I lived by HTS for 4 years back when they had DL service to CVG as well. Not sure what the LF were but a case could also be made for UA to add HTS-ORD. UA has expanded into some s...

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by TYSflyer
Thu Nov 01, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 2023
Views: 209647

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018

Flying into PIT tomorrow. Quite excited as it has been 3 years since the last time I was there. I have a couple quick questions that I couldn’t dredge up easily with a google search. Was 10R/28L constructed with the construction of the current terminal and what is a good reference point to where th...

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by TYSflyer
Thu Nov 01, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 2023
Views: 209647

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018

Flying into PIT tomorrow. Quite excited as it has been 3 years since the last time I was there. I have a couple quick questions that I couldn’t dredge up easily with a google search. Was 10R/28L constructed with the construction of the current terminal and what is a good reference point to where the...

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by TYSflyer
Mon Oct 29, 2018 10:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 10/28/2018:F9 Drops GSP-LAS/MCO,SAT-CVG/RDU,PIT-MCO/SAN,AUS-SJC,BNA-TTN,MCI-RDU;UA Adds FAI-SFO
Replies: 97
Views: 11484

Re: OAG Changes 10/28/2018:F9 Drops GSP-LAS/MCO,SAT-CVG/RDU,PIT-MCO/SAN,AUS-SJC,BNA-TTN,MCI-RDU;UA Adds FAI-SFO

I'm not sure their financial transparity is all that great, so I'm not sure the numbers mean that much...but having said that, if they were doing well they would have IPO'd. I think that NK could acquire F9 since an acquisition of F9 by NK would give NK access to markets that aren't currently serve...

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by TYSflyer
Thu Oct 18, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA to Start London Heathrow to Charleston, SC
Replies: 274
Views: 32810

Re: BA to Start London Heathrow to Charleston, SC

The Charleston area is thriving. Savannah and Hilton Head are an easy drive. Although I’m as surprised as anyone, I suspect seasonal service, twice weekly will do just fine.

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by TYSflyer
Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 2057
Views: 138677

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

I can't help but notice when I look at UA hubs across the country, BNA would make a nice focus operation for them. This is an interesting question that comes up quite regularly on here. For example, if I want to fly TYS-TPA, UA will probably be my last choice just given the lack of available conven...

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