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by stl07
Wed Jun 23, 2021 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 880
Views: 91912

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

Wonder if we will get our RDU flight back now that we got our AUS and BOS flights back now that AA has suddenly woken up in STL. All of those routes were flown post-debubbing from what I remember

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by stl07
Wed Jun 23, 2021 9:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 880
Views: 91912

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

I try not to spam this thread too much with my photographs, but since jshank mentioned the 747 . . . https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51253564822_f25a72fcfa_b.jpg I also thought this little Beech was interesting, since it belongs to Boeing. Not quite sure what they do with it, but they don't let...

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by stl07
Wed Jun 23, 2021 7:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 880
Views: 91912

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

Flew NK in from LAX a week or so ago--lots of interesting points to share and feel free to ask me more. Flew AA on the STL-LAX leg so I had a good comparison. NK was about half the price of WN and 12 dollars cheaper than AA once I included the extra baggage fees on NK compared to nothing on AA (stat...

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by stl07
Mon Jun 14, 2021 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 880
Views: 91912

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

Speaking of AA, I just want to say how insane it is that we got THREE new destinations within a year. You know, the same AA that had the cornerstone plan of no flying to non-hubs

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by stl07
Mon Jun 14, 2021 9:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 880
Views: 91912

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

Great to see San Juan get added, has that been flown since American's hub days? I don’t think anyone has flown it since AA but it’s a good add. WN has dabbled with SJU expansion for a couple of years (e.g., they loaded BNA for summer 2020 but obviously did not start it), and Puerto Rico has an inte...

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by stl07
Wed Jun 09, 2021 11:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anti-Muslim Attacker Kills 4 in Ontario
Replies: 3
Views: 510

Re: Anti-Muslim Attacker Kills 4 in Ontario

Road rage with a dose of supremacist hate, how nice. Will be curious to see how active he was online with Stormfront and the like. I wouldn't really consider it road rage, since they weren't driving and engaged in an altercation. It's more like the guy in Toronto, Alek Minassian, who ran over and k...

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by stl07
Tue Jun 08, 2021 8:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP/QAnon Conference circus in Dallas encourage coup
Replies: 20
Views: 1351

Re: GOP/QAnon Conference circus in Dallas encourage coup

I can see this going one of two ways: 1. Republicans will finally get their dream of a violent overthrow of the government and ban all dissent 2. Fewer and fewer people will show up to the calls for a violent overthrow of the government until the Republican party rights itself and purges the crazie...

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by stl07
Tue Jun 08, 2021 6:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 880
Views: 91912

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

From the Cincy Biz Journal. When it comes to the rest of Delta’s network at CVG, officials previously projected service to Toronto may return by the fall, with San Francisco, Kansas City, St. Louis and Hartford, Conn., returning in 2022. I figured STL/MCI/BDL were gone for good, but maybe not? Here...

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by stl07
Thu Jun 03, 2021 11:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 880
Views: 91912

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

I really thought EWR was going to be in the last adds. Now that WN is out of there and UA only has 100 seats a day that is a hole that could use filled. There still are quite a few of their hubs we aren't connected to that I could see being added. slots No slots at EWR. Sure, in theory. In practice...

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by stl07
Thu Jun 03, 2021 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 880
Views: 91912

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

Jshank83 wrote:
I really thought EWR was going to be in the last adds. Now that WN is out of there and UA only has 100 seats a day that is a hole that could use filled. There still are quite a few of their hubs we aren't connected to that I could see being added.

slots

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by stl07
Thu Jun 03, 2021 11:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United orders supersonic planes from Boom (was: Big United Announcement Coming Up?)
Replies: 455
Views: 59921

Re: Big United Announcement Coming Up?

Jshank83 wrote:
I think we can all agree it will be United making XWA their supersonic flight base.

Jshank can see into the future

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by stl07
Thu Jun 03, 2021 11:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United orders supersonic planes from Boom (was: Big United Announcement Coming Up?)
Replies: 455
Views: 59921

Re: Big United Announcement Coming Up?

ORD Boy 2 wrote:
My gut says it has something to do with Boom's big announcement tomorrow.

Good job

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by stl07
Wed Jun 02, 2021 6:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anonymous letter of Delta employee to a CEO.
Replies: 148
Views: 8838

Re: Anonymous letter of Delta employee to a CEO.

So why was LADY MAGA fired? It can't be because she was a MAGA. I'm sure there are more MAGAs at DL. They are located in the south for crying out loud. I think that once I have a clear answer of this, that I can begin to understand everything else

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by stl07
Tue Jun 01, 2021 10:27 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: City Pairs with “Endless Demand”
Replies: 37
Views: 3984

Re: City Pairs with “Endless Demand”

STL-Panhandle

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by stl07
Tue Jun 01, 2021 5:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL almost had a people mover
Replies: 25
Views: 4827

Re: STL almost had a people mover

I'm pretty sure this is why the metrolink train runs on top of/near the top of the airport. But I could also be confusing STL with another airport The MetroLink does hug the edge of a short portion where D extends from the beginning of C, but the tracks are separated by a road and run along their o...

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by stl07
Tue Jun 01, 2021 5:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STL almost had a people mover
Replies: 25
Views: 4827

Re: STL almost had a people mover

I'm pretty sure this is why the metrolink train runs on top of/near the top of the airport. But I could also be confusing STL with another airport

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by stl07
Tue Jun 01, 2021 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 880
Views: 91912

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

I don’t think G4 is going to have that many issues. I’d guess a majority of their passengers come from the IL side or just into Missouri (especially south STL).For them it’s still easy to get to BLV. Every date I spot checked G4 was cheaper than NK, some dates quite a bit cheaper. Plus cheaper park...

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by stl07
Mon May 31, 2021 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 880
Views: 91912

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

stlgph wrote:
Ok. So that's you.

And?

If spirit can (and does) match their pricing, they will loose business.

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by stl07
Mon May 31, 2021 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 880
Views: 91912

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

stlgph wrote:
"Real cities" ???
Not sure what we're going for here...

BLV is not STL, Punta Gorda is not Fort Meyers. All things being equal, I would choose to fly into STL and RSW any day over the extra drive to BLV and the loooong drive from Punta Gorda

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by stl07
Mon May 31, 2021 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 1385
Views: 249913

Re: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread - 2021

39 routes....16 cities....at launch. A220's begin delivering in Oct and then 1/mo for 5 years. I suspect 26 more pages will be added as people figure out the 'hub buster' is for real! G4 is the original hub buster. This is basically an imitation with smaller planes. But they were smart to imitate G...

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by stl07
Mon May 31, 2021 2:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 880
Views: 91912

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

For STL. June will have 78% of the seats it did in 2019. With as full as planes have been I wouldn’t be surprised to see it over 80% based on passengers. BLV will be over 2019, by quite a bit. 2019- 32 flights a week 2021 - 46 flights a week. Potential to be best month ever. BLV is going to be busy...

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by stl07
Sun May 30, 2021 9:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 880
Views: 91912

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

October stats for BLV are out. October was UP 10 passengers over last year. Now down 26% on the year. I am impressed they are actually up over last year for a month. It only took 20 years, but I think BLV has a good operation with Allegiant. I'm sure they'd like a second carrier for some extra safe...

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by stl07
Sun May 30, 2021 8:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 880
Views: 91912

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

October stats for BLV are out. October was UP 10 passengers over last year. Now down 26% on the year. I am impressed they are actually up over last year for a month. It only took 20 years, but I think BLV has a good operation with Allegiant. I'm sure they'd like a second carrier for some extra safe...

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by stl07
Sun May 30, 2021 8:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 880
Views: 91912

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

Just wanted to mention something. Apart from the INTL/single destination/EAS carriers, every single airline apart from DL is adding new destinations. Crazy!

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by stl07
Sat May 29, 2021 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 880
Views: 91912

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

Had someone tell me this. Today I actually checked people in for MYR and most of the people are connecting to ORF/IAD/EWR. So I looked into it and next weekend it is cheaper to connect thru MYR then fly nonstop to EWR. EWR nonstop prices are nuts for the next couple months. Maybe UA needs to put mo...

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by stl07
Fri May 28, 2021 6:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Russia denies entry to AF and OS flights to SVO and DME
Replies: 56
Views: 13498

Re: Russia denies entry to AF and OS flights to SVO and DME

Is this true? That’s some wicked inflexibility and it’s the only country then that I’ve heard of doing that. Have you ever been to Russia? Have you ever dealt with a Russian bureaucrat? (hint, you will meet one at the border). Russian bureaucracy is world-renowned. Russian bureaucrats make the Vogo...

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by stl07
Fri May 28, 2021 6:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 880
Views: 91912

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

Just watched the airport press conference, some of the gems were NK's digs at F9 and SY ("we intend to stay in these markets long-term") along with the mayor talking about how great it was the the airport is publicly owned

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by stl07
Fri May 28, 2021 6:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 383
Views: 45471

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2021

BNA is definitely a WN hub with many spokes. The point to point philosophy is slowly fading as WN becomes more efficient as a hub and spoke airline. WN would have to weigh the expense of opening maintenance, pilot and FA base vs better reliability. MNAA will need to buy more land for the influx of ...

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by stl07
Thu May 27, 2021 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 880
Views: 91912

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

WN has a big network, and a lot of connecting traffic, at STL. The really interesting question will be if NK makes a dent in Allegiant's operation at BLV or if the two can coexist with slightly different markets. They will overlap on several routes, although Spirit to the main airports and Allegian...

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by stl07
Thu May 27, 2021 11:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 880
Views: 91912

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

Who recalls the "more BANG for you BUCK" sale NK had when starting service to Colombia

Or the "fares for Canadians so low you will think we are on crack"

or the best one after Anthony Weiner "the Weiner Sale: With fares too hard to resist"

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by stl07
Thu May 27, 2021 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 880
Views: 91912

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

Also, for anyone interested, I was able to see these routes last night around 1 or 2 am on the website. I held back on posting about CUN because I didn't believe it and didn't want to sound like a rumor mill.

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by stl07
Thu May 27, 2021 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 880
Views: 91912

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you snooze, you loose. All of these domestic routes were originally offered on F9 and SY and should have been their's to keep. Good to see the musical chairs end with an airline that provides daily reliable service. I agree with STLGPH, NK is a real airline know.

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by stl07
Thu May 27, 2021 10:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 880
Views: 91912

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

pmanni1 wrote:
stl07 wrote:
PHX as well
Edit:TPA too

I'm not sure where you are seeing this. I don't show any of these on Spirit's website.

Wait for a few hours

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by stl07
Thu May 27, 2021 8:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines flight attendant loses two teeth after passenger assault
Replies: 123
Views: 16317

Re: Southwest Airlines flight attendant loses two teeth after passenger assault

bigb wrote:
You have a lot of folks flying who have never fly flying today....

I'm pretty sure all of us had a first flight when they could finally afford to fly. I don't think any of us assaulted the FA

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by stl07
Thu May 27, 2021 6:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 880
Views: 91912

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

And TPA just tweeted a pic of Breeze and Spirit

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by stl07
Thu May 27, 2021 6:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 298
Views: 33652

Re: Spirit Airlines Discussion Thread - 2021

Regarding the Southwest slots at EWR "According to the judges, the FAA acted improperly when it chose not to reallocate leftover slots from Southwest Airlines' departure from Newark Airport in 2019." https://patch.com/new-jersey/newarknj/spirit-notches-win-fight-slots-newark-airport-repor...

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by stl07
Thu May 27, 2021 6:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 880
Views: 91912

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

PHX as well
Edit:TPA too

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by stl07
Thu May 27, 2021 6:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 880
Views: 91912

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

RSW added on sprit's website from STL

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by stl07
Wed May 26, 2021 5:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 880
Views: 91912

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

NK extended their schedule into February. Everything looks to be year round, even PNS (which surprises me). PNS moves to 4x weekly in mid Nov. Everything else stays daily. Fingers crosses we get some new route announcements on the first day of service. Just realized that UA SC routes start of the 2...

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by stl07
Wed May 26, 2021 4:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates adds MIA from July 21st, 2021
Replies: 46
Views: 9263

Re: Emirates adds MIA from July 21st, 2021

You do know DXB is a super connector hub and most people are flying in from other places, right? I for one grew up in FLL and live in SE Asia, so this flight was perfect for me. Also, I noticed quite a few people on the way back were heading to India (big Indian diaspora in Broward and north Dade) ...

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by stl07
Tue May 25, 2021 3:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates adds MIA from July 21st, 2021
Replies: 46
Views: 9263

Re: Emirates adds MIA from July 21st, 2021

FLL never made any sense. Who in the UAE knows what FLL is lol?

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by stl07
Tue May 25, 2021 2:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 880
Views: 91912

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

Another random thing I found. Apparently they are going to narrow one of the runways. It is 200 across and the rest are 150. Seems random but maybe it saves on costs to maintain? Engineering review design, environmental, construction and electronics support and flight check to facilitate narrowing ...

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by stl07
Tue May 25, 2021 12:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 880
Views: 91912

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

Jshank83 wrote:
Fingers crosses we get some new route announcements on the first day of service.

Are you expecting we do?

Also I'm just as surprised about PNS. Winter there is not the greatest

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by stl07
Mon May 24, 2021 11:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP advances bill to limit teaching of slavery and racism in classrooms
Replies: 102
Views: 5516

Re: GOP advances bill to limit teaching of slavery and racism in classrooms

Calling the election a fraud, raiding the capital, changing education...Where have we seen this before?

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by stl07
Mon May 24, 2021 5:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 880
Views: 91912

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

Here are the most trafficked routes from St. Louis from March 2020 to February 2021 (per Wikipedia and, thus, Transtats) 1 Denver, Colorado 176,160 Frontier, Southwest, United 2 Atlanta, Georgia 152,620 Delta, Southwest 3 Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas 121,010 American 4 Orlando, Florida 112,220 Delta, F...

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by stl07
Sun May 23, 2021 8:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Extension of the Midwestern segment of I-88 to Kansas City and Binghamton
Replies: 15
Views: 1510

Re: Extension of the Midwestern segment of I-88 to Kansas City and Binghamton

GalaxyFlyer wrote:
Buses aren’t replacing cars on these routes, neither will trains.

Agreed, but do we really need to waste money on this?

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by stl07
Sat May 22, 2021 5:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Extension of the Midwestern segment of I-88 to Kansas City and Binghamton
Replies: 15
Views: 1510

Re: Extension of the Midwestern segment of I-88 to Kansas City and Binghamton

johns624 wrote:
Easy. Just change the road signs. There are plenty of Interstates that have two numbers. It'll save me a lot of money.

Exactly. And the KC to Chicago link is utterly pointless, as one can just drive on the CKC expressway to get between these 2 cities.

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by stl07
Sat May 22, 2021 4:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 1385
Views: 249913

Re: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread - 2021

https://i.imgur.com/Es2CJ4i.png from their website http://flybreeze.com I am going to be interested to see if DL, AA, and WN bring some of these routes to life as well. Certainly, I believe that fares will get matched. None of the routes go to any of their hubs, how/why would they respond? WN might...

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by stl07
Fri May 21, 2021 10:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 880
Views: 91912

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2021

Didn't expect breeze to come here with WN's strong domestic growth along with AA and UA filling of the remaining some holes. I no longer consider our airport to be "underserved" Maybe I’m reading this wrong, but are you saying they’re coming to STL? Breeze didn’t announce STL as a destina...

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