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by Midwestindy
Wed Sep 26, 2018 12:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1822
Views: 108855

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

fedex1 wrote:
Meant 9 million, and wow! Delete those. I’m sorry folks.


Yep, comfortably over 9 million, depending on DL growth it could be more considering capacity growth is supposed to be significant this fall.

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by Midwestindy
Tue Sep 25, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1822
Views: 108855

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Looks like UA/DL upguaged some routes for Salesforce's Dreamforce conference this week in SFO. I noticed IND-SFO was B739/B738 and IND-SLC was B738 this morning. I also noticed the first MSP departure this morning was on the -900ER. It's the first time in a while that Delta sent us the 737. They've...

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by Midwestindy
Tue Sep 25, 2018 4:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Q2 2018: Airlines ranked by Profit and ASM/K growth y/y
Replies: 15
Views: 2532

Re: Q2 2018: Airlines ranked by Profit and ASM/K growth y/y

Do you have figures for Easyjet? No data for Easyjet unfortunately although you can probably find some here: http://corporate.easyjet.com/~/media/Files/E/Easyjet/pdf/investors/results-centre/2018/easyjet-h1-2018-results-presentation-v3.pdf Although I did see they ranked in terms of ancillary revenu...

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by Midwestindy
Tue Sep 25, 2018 4:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Q2 2018: Airlines ranked by Profit and ASM/K growth y/y
Replies: 15
Views: 2532

Re: Q2 2018: Airlines ranked by Profit and ASM/K growth y/y

That is a facinating list to parse. Spirit has so-so profits, but outstanding growth. Allegiant makes a little more margin, but less growth than Spirit pushes the overall profit to less. I didn't see WizzAir profit/loss. I also didn't know Hainan was loosing that much! Lightsaber WizzAir Profit (in...

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by Midwestindy
Tue Sep 25, 2018 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Q2 2018: Airlines ranked by Profit and ASM/K growth y/y
Replies: 15
Views: 2532

Re: Q2 2018: Airlines ranked by Profit and ASM/K growth y/y

Do you have figures for Easyjet? No data for Easyjet unfortunately although you can probably find some here: http://corporate.easyjet.com/~/media/Files/E/Easyjet/pdf/investors/results-centre/2018/easyjet-h1-2018-results-presentation-v3.pdf Although I did see they ranked in terms of ancillary revenu...

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by Midwestindy
Tue Sep 25, 2018 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1822
Views: 108855

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

I wonder if there will be any upgauges for the FFA Convention? Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk I haven't seen any upguages for the FFA convention, usually the main one is Indy 500 and possibly Gen Con as well. UA often does some late-in upguages for high demand times, so that might go under th...

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by Midwestindy
Mon Sep 24, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1822
Views: 108855

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Looks like UA/DL upguaged some routes for Salesforce's Dreamforce conference this week in SFO. I noticed IND-SFO was B739/B738 and IND-SLC was B738 this morning.

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by Midwestindy
Mon Sep 24, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indiana aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 231
Views: 14239

Re: Indiana aviation thread - 2018

Jayafe wrote:
Any new rumour about a LON interest for next summer?


Not for next summer, possibly in 2-3 years.

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by Midwestindy
Mon Sep 24, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/23/2018:AA Adds PHL-SRQ; DL Drops CVG-MKE; Many F9 Changes
Replies: 106
Views: 11599

Re: OAG Changes 9/23/2018:AA Adds PHL-SRQ; DL Drops CVG-MKE; Many F9 Changes

No, they aren't going to cut the Paris flight. They got some good subsidiaries on that route, and it often carries important cargo for General Electric I believe. If you mean subsidies, currently the CVG-CDG flight is operating without subsidies and has always been. That's what I meant. I do believ...

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by Midwestindy
Mon Sep 24, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/23/2018:AA Adds PHL-SRQ; DL Drops CVG-MKE; Many F9 Changes
Replies: 106
Views: 11599

Re: OAG Changes 9/23/2018:AA Adds PHL-SRQ; DL Drops CVG-MKE; Many F9 Changes

When is DL going to cut CVG down to hub flying/Paris and close the CVG focus city? Is it really that important strategically for DL to keep a big presence at CVG with DTW so close? I mean, no offense to Cincinnati, but it isn’t on the same level as Boston or Raleigh-Durham (Delta’s other two focus ...

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by Midwestindy
Mon Sep 24, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Q2 2018: Airlines ranked by Profit and ASM/K growth y/y
Replies: 15
Views: 2532

Q2 2018: Airlines ranked by Profit and ASM/K growth y/y

A little late, but I think this could be interesting to post Airline Weekly (Source: company reports plus Diio Mi schedule data for airlines that don’t report capacity) -Not surprising, but Delta kills it in terms of profit -I had no idea Spirit grew ASM that much y/y -It has become commonplace, but...

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by Midwestindy
Mon Sep 24, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/23/2018:AA Adds PHL-SRQ; DL Drops CVG-MKE; Many F9 Changes
Replies: 106
Views: 11599

Re: OAG Changes 9/23/2018:AA Adds PHL-SRQ; DL Drops CVG-MKE; Many F9 Changes

When is DL going to cut CVG down to hub flying/Paris and close the CVG focus city? Is it really that important strategically for DL to keep a big presence at CVG with DTW so close? I mean, no offense to Cincinnati, but it isn’t on the same level as Boston or Raleigh-Durham (Delta’s other two focus ...

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by Midwestindy
Sun Sep 23, 2018 11:03 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Top 10 Largest North American Markets to Europe and Asia
Replies: 8
Views: 989

Re: Top 10 Largest North American Markets to Europe and Asia

Don’t have any numbers, but for Europe London/LHR must be the largest market by a big margin. This does a breakdown of the JFK-LHR route: https://www.oag.com/hubfs/Free_Reports/Busiest%20Routes/OAG%20Busiest%20Routes%202018-A4.pdf?hsCtaTracking=5cf02a77-684e-42e5-aa7f-d56bbc799a4e%7Cd12dd304-c189-4...

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by Midwestindy
Sun Sep 23, 2018 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1822
Views: 108855

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Pretty awesome IND will host Routes Americas conference. Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk That could be very interesting, to have Route Development teams from basically every major airline in the world right in your own backyard is an opportunity that IND needs to seize! I think this comment is...

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by Midwestindy
Sun Sep 23, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Top 10 Largest North American Markets to Europe and Asia
Replies: 8
Views: 989

Re: Top 10 Largest North American Markets to Europe and Asia

When you say largest, do you mean by population? by air travel demand? or what?

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by Midwestindy
Sun Sep 23, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/23/2018:AA Adds PHL-SRQ; DL Drops CVG-MKE; Many F9 Changes
Replies: 106
Views: 11599

Re: OAG Changes 9/23/2018:AA Adds PHL-SRQ; DL Drops CVG-MKE; Many F9 Changes

Quite a few reductions for transcon flying out of SLC by DL. CLE suspended for the winter. TPA down to 5x weekly. PIT was just reduced to 6x weekly recently. BWI also gets trimmed. Does this have to do with this construction project at SLC? It has to do with demand to SLC being lowest at that time ...

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by Midwestindy
Sun Sep 23, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1618
Views: 93901

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

compensateme wrote:
Midwestindy wrote:
DTW-IAH is getting the Atmosphere cabin starting January 3rd


Meh, it’s still a CR9, which means no shoulder room. I’ll stick with UA and their E75...


I refuse to fly UA....

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by Midwestindy
Sun Sep 23, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1618
Views: 93901

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

DTW-IAH is getting the Atmosphere cabin starting January 3rd

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by Midwestindy
Sun Sep 23, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1822
Views: 108855

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

IND will be getting the new DL ATMOSPHÈRE cabin CR9, starting Jan 3rd. This version aircraft is very new, and there is only one currently in service. Can't wait, to take a ride on one of these soon! https://thepointsguy.com/news/delta-crj900-atmosphere/ What route will this be operated on? Sun-Fri ...

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by Midwestindy
Sun Sep 23, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/23/2018:AA Adds PHL-SRQ; DL Drops CVG-MKE; Many F9 Changes
Replies: 106
Views: 11599

Re: OAG Changes 9/23/2018:AA Adds PHL-SRQ; DL Drops CVG-MKE; Many F9 Changes

swacle wrote:
DL dropping CLE-SLC in the middle of ski season and 8 months after launch? Is this an error?!


Ski season is not at all where PDEW peaks to SLC

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by Midwestindy
Sun Sep 23, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1822
Views: 108855

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

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by Midwestindy
Sat Sep 22, 2018 1:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1822
Views: 108855

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

https://thepointsguy.com/news/delta-crj900-atmosphere/
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IND will be getting the new DL ATMOSPHÈRE cabin CR9, starting Jan 3rd. This version aircraft is very new, and there is only one currently in service.

Can't wait, to take a ride on one of these soon!

https://thepointsguy.com/news/delta-crj900-atmosphere/

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by Midwestindy
Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Start-up airline Swiss Skies plans to start flying BSL-CVG in 2019
Replies: 62
Views: 8415

Re: Start-up airline Swiss Skies plans to start flying BSL-CVG in 2019

"my original response stated "one of a number of reasons"...meaning population is "one" of the reasons...... Don't lie, this is what you said exactly: This type of route and others could work for CVG because within 2 hours of CVG live: 8.7+M people. (2017 MSA populations: 2...

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by Midwestindy
Fri Sep 21, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Start-up airline Swiss Skies plans to start flying BSL-CVG in 2019
Replies: 62
Views: 8415

Re: Start-up airline Swiss Skies plans to start flying BSL-CVG in 2019

This type of route and others could work for CVG because within 2 hours of CVG live: 8.7+M people. (2017 MSA populations: 2.1M Cinci; 800k Dayton; 2M Columbus; 1.3M Louisville; 500K Lexington and 2M Indy = 8.7M) and there is very little NS service to Europe from any of those cities. Delta operated ...

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by Midwestindy
Fri Sep 21, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Start-up airline Swiss Skies plans to start flying BSL-CVG in 2019
Replies: 62
Views: 8415

Re: Start-up airline Swiss Skies plans to start flying BSL-CVG in 2019

This type of route and others could work for CVG because within 2 hours of CVG live: 8.7+M people. (2017 MSA populations: 2.1M Cinci; 800k Dayton; 2M Columbus; 1.3M Louisville; 500K Lexington and 2M Indy = 8.7M) and there is very little NS service to Europe from any of those cities. Delta operated ...

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by Midwestindy
Fri Sep 21, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM announces AMS-LAS
Replies: 57
Views: 9211

Re: KLM announces AMS-LAS

oosnowrat wrote:
DL flew LAS-AMS last winter, I assume that won't return?


It only flies during CES

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by Midwestindy
Fri Sep 21, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM announces AMS-LAS
Replies: 57
Views: 9211

Re: KLM announces AMS-LAS

76er wrote:
Midwestindy wrote:

I should have specified non-hub TATL routes:
MCO-AMS A330
IND-CDG B763
TPA-AMS B763
LAS-AMS B789


So AMS is not a hub?


Are MCO, IND, TPA, and LAS hubs? no

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by Midwestindy
Fri Sep 21, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1822
Views: 108855

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Sorry for the repetitive posts but here's the most up to date board meeting packet if anyone is wondering about it. Board meeting is today Sept. 21 8 AM ET. https://d1j6zi7czwjuok.cloudfront.net/iaa-images/board-papers/2018-September-IAA-Board-Packet-WEBSITE.PDF Looks like a pretty low-key board me...

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by Midwestindy
Fri Sep 21, 2018 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM announces AMS-LAS
Replies: 57
Views: 9211

Re: KLM announces AMS-LAS

bhxdtw wrote:
Midwestindy wrote:
Skyteam is not messing around, new non-hub routes to LAS, TPA, IND, and MCO in the last year!



could you remind us which these are?

I'm unaware of the IND non hub skyteam route


I should have specified non-hub TATL routes:
MCO-AMS A330
IND-CDG B763
TPA-AMS B763
LAS-AMS B789

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by Midwestindy
Fri Sep 21, 2018 2:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM announces AMS-LAS
Replies: 57
Views: 9211

Re: KLM announces AMS-LAS

Skyteam is not messing around, new non-hub routes to LAS, TPA, IND, and MCO in the last year!

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by Midwestindy
Fri Sep 21, 2018 2:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1822
Views: 108855

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

So apparently an economic development official from the UAE was in Indianapolis to discuss significant international trade opportunities. This apparently included meeting with Eli Lilly leaders. The article states "He says working in Dubai, which has one of the world's busiest airports and a m...

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by Midwestindy
Thu Sep 20, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Start-up airline Swiss Skies plans to start flying BSL-CVG in 2019
Replies: 62
Views: 8415

Re: Start-up airline Swiss Skies plans to start flying MSL-CVG in 2019

I was shocked that this was being considered, I can't imagine the PDEW between CVG-BSL is above 10 PDEW, but what does everyone else think about this? I don't see this working either; if they're targeting pharma it'd make a lot more sense to connect BSL to BOS (Novartis's worldwide research operati...

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by Midwestindy
Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Start-up airline Swiss Skies plans to start flying BSL-CVG in 2019
Replies: 62
Views: 8415

Start-up airline Swiss Skies plans to start flying BSL-CVG in 2019

https://www.sfgate.com/chris-mcginnis/article/Another-low-cost-European-airline-targets-the-U-S-13235373.php "The new company is seeking an initial $100 million in investment capital and plans to start flying in the second half of 2019 from a base at the Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg EuroAirport, str...

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by Midwestindy
Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1822
Views: 108855

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

zackary747 wrote:
Any updates on the proposed hotel?


The IBJ will be running a story either today or tomorrow about what I shared so some hotel related info may be involved

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by Midwestindy
Thu Sep 20, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 1494
Views: 121480

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

It's not even that cheap. $102 is still $.386/mile. Yeah but they are flying CR2s at 60-80% LFs at $140 rt, which can't be very profitable It just says the average fare from CVG to Chicago. I am not sure of each airlines part in that. Obviously a WN 737 has a lot better CASM than a CRJ, but a lot m...

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by Midwestindy
Thu Sep 20, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1086
Views: 79845

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 Midwestindy
Thu Sep 20, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 1494
Views: 121480

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

https://www.wcpo.com/news/transportation-development/hello-chicago-cvg-fares-to-the-windy-city-have-dropped-50-percent Are these prices sustainable? they have been sustaining at that level in the intra-west coast market for a while now. It just shows how much legacy carriers have been milking off c...

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by Midwestindy
Thu Sep 20, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - 2018
Replies: 1349
Views: 107917

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 Midwestindy
Thu Sep 20, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Ohio - 2018
Replies: 1494
Views: 121480

Re: The rest of Ohio - 2018

https://www.wcpo.com/news/transportatio ... 50-percent

Are these prices sustainable?
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Are these prices sustainable?

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by Midwestindy
Thu Sep 20, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1822
Views: 108855

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

An additional five floors to one side of the parking garage? Are you positive? That seems a little weird and would look really unbalanced. Sorry I should have been more clear, the parking garage will just be extended to the north, and will be level with the current structure (5 floors).. Btw none o...

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by Midwestindy
Thu Sep 20, 2018 2:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nigerian Government suspends plan to launch new carrier
Replies: 11
Views: 1673

Re: Nigerian Government suspends plan to launch new carrier

I wonder if Air Peace had any impact on this, they are planning a sizable expansion and that will hurt the bottom line of any start-up airline that tries to compete with them.

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by Midwestindy
Thu Sep 20, 2018 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1822
Views: 108855

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

An additional five floors to one side of the parking garage? Are you positive? That seems a little weird and would look really unbalanced. Sorry I should have been more clear, the parking garage will just be extended to the north, and will be level with the current structure (5 floors).. Btw none o...

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by Midwestindy
Thu Sep 20, 2018 1:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1822
Views: 108855

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Lots of interesting airport related info to update on: Airport is spending $80 on the storm water and deicing project in 2019, and they expect that to be done by early 2020. Once that is done, then the FX expansion can continue Garage Expansion: Car rentals are out of space, so an additional 5 floor...

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by Midwestindy
Wed Sep 19, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 348
Views: 35412

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

If they do cut, I’m guessing it will be destinations that serve JFK and/or BOS to make room for future Europe slots JFK/BOS-Europe is years away, they don't need to free up space for those flights for a while Chalk this up as Anet rumor gone off the rails. B6 has never in its history or bad economi...

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by Midwestindy
Wed Sep 19, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread 2018
Replies: 348
Views: 35412

Re: JetBlue Network Thread 2018

I'm fine with some cuts.......as long as it selfishly means IND-BOS :spin:

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by Midwestindy
Wed Sep 19, 2018 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1822
Views: 108855

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Thought I would share this with you all Here is the growth by route for certain destinations for June '17-June '18 IND-ATL DL: 2.13% growth in seats, -0.77% decline in pax WN: 3.28% growth in seats, 13.97% growth in pax IND-AUS G4: 43.64% growth in seats, 3.9% growth in pax (Probably didn't expect F...

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by Midwestindy
Mon Sep 17, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1822
Views: 108855

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

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 onward connections through IND to MCO, RSW, CUN, e.t.c I assume if someone flie...

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