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by Lexy
Fri Feb 14, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 1040
Views: 107470

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020

Speaking of which, Doug gave some details today on the construction. Concourse D is scheduled to open on July 16th in the evening. The lobby will close in January 2021 for the core of the 2 year renovation/expansion. Operations will be split for two years between the north terminal wing/Concourses ...

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by Lexy
Thu Jan 16, 2020 1:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 1040
Views: 107470

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020

God BWI is a dump and HOU...ugh

The DEN love affair is exhausting too.

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by Lexy
Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 1040
Views: 107470

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020

Talked to some of the folks who work the BA flight. It’s doing really well for the Winter. The seats up front are filled up which is key to a flight like this. One of the guys mentioned that if BNA didn’t have to tow their international flights, you’d see other carriers jump on TATL service from BN...

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by Lexy
Wed Dec 11, 2019 11:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1593
Views: 201708

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Interesting, I wonder why it’s only seasonal when RDU is year round? I suspect it corresponds to Nashville's tourism season (April thru October); as Nashville continues to grow it could go year round. What does Broadway look like in winter? I was in Nashville in April a few weeks before the NFL dra...

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by Lexy
Tue Nov 05, 2019 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1593
Views: 201708

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Delta is the second largest by passengers carried. Has been for about 4 years or so.

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by Lexy
Sat Nov 02, 2019 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1494
Views: 219184

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

My mistake. I thought we were talking about SkyWest.

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by Lexy
Fri Nov 01, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN ending LGA-MKE
Replies: 55
Views: 7819

Re: WN ending LGA-MKE

MARSHAL1 wrote:
This could be good news. This could bring Jetblue into MKE with flights to BOS & LGA. They need more flights to the Midwest. Also AA could decide to fly MKE-LGA 3 times a day.
F9 could start MKE-EWR too.



I don’t think B6 is coming.

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by Lexy
Fri Nov 01, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1494
Views: 219184

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

^part of me is still surprised there wasn't more pushback at CGI because Air Choice One was so much cheaper. Sounds like being a single engine plane is what hurt them. Curious if Cape Air had bid if it would have been different. I still am really curious to see what the they do with Decatur since C...

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by Lexy
Tue Oct 29, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1494
Views: 219184

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Why the heck would they add BNA? Way to drivable and then reduces frequency to STL, which is important on short hops. If they wanted to add another city, it should have been ORD or ATL Really?? Have you seen the economic growth here? Qatar is having economic growth too. Should they launch Doha too?...

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by Lexy
Tue Oct 29, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1593
Views: 201708

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Havent heard any of the Envoy limiting AA growth. Envoy, while a wholly owned subsidiary of AA, is a vendor, which had the best bid whenever the last RFP went out. Envoy can not tell AA only X amount of flights can be mainline..Envoy does not dictate to AA what metal can be flown in. Also..the ramp...

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by Lexy
Tue Oct 29, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1494
Views: 219184

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

stl07 wrote:
Why the heck would they add BNA? Way to drivable and then reduces frequency to STL, which is important on short hops. If they wanted to add another city, it should have been ORD or ATL



Really?? Have you seen the economic growth here?

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by Lexy
Tue Oct 29, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1593
Views: 201708

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Havent heard any of the Envoy limiting AA growth. Envoy, while a wholly owned subsidiary of AA, is a vendor, which had the best bid whenever the last RFP went out. Envoy can not tell AA only X amount of flights can be mainline..Envoy does not dictate to AA what metal can be flown in. Also..the ramp...

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by Lexy
Thu Aug 22, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1593
Views: 201708

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

It’s been somewhat quiet when it comes to air service announcements at BNA. It probably doesn’t help when your main carrier doesn’t have planes to even announce new routes. I saw that WN recently cut several routes (none from BNA). Maybe they'll shift some of those planes/routes to BNA. They have b...

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by Lexy
Fri Aug 16, 2019 2:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1593
Views: 201708

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Comparing AA and WN is way off. Especially when you consider how BNA fits them.

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by Lexy
Thu Aug 15, 2019 1:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1593
Views: 201708

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Well I can tell you from experience, there isn’t much traffic to PHX from here on AA. It drops yields and bottoms out fares.

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by Lexy
Thu Aug 15, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1593
Views: 201708

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

OK...somewhat off topic but in regards to AA in Nashville. I'm flying them for the first time in 6 years BNA-DFW-BNA in October. Insanely cheap ticket after miles used. Has their service gotten any better or is it going to be a long two hours? Don’t know. I’ll be doing BNA-ORD-PHX/PHX-DFW-BNA in Se...

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by Lexy
Mon Aug 12, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kentucky Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 268
Views: 34473

Re: Kentucky Aviation Thread - 2019

Well, I admire your enthusiasm.

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by Lexy
Mon Aug 12, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kentucky Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 268
Views: 34473

Re: Kentucky Aviation Thread - 2019

Lexy - please refute what amazes you! That will be rich.... 1. You believe what Boyd says is the gospel. 2. You truly believe an airport that can’t support daily service to Canada is going to land LHR or CDG. And 3. You’re still trying to downplay any growth at BNA as just “Southwest’s growth”. I c...

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by Lexy
Mon Aug 12, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kentucky Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 268
Views: 34473

Re: Kentucky Aviation Thread - 2019

LOL! Bluegrass, you never cease to amaze me.

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by Lexy
Fri Jul 19, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1593
Views: 201708

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

The lease was not "on airport"...so that by itself would indicate no Prime birds. The more over-arching reason however...Amazon Prime hub at CVG is 4 hours away by truck; Amazon can also truck via UPS who's hub is < 3 hours at SDF. Never say never...but not likely Amazon Prime birds will ...

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by Lexy
Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1593
Views: 201708

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Bluegrass60 wrote:
2018: 16M passengers. BNA advises 22,000 avg go thru security each day. 365 x 22,000 = 8,030,00 Departing Passengers/Yr. Double to get Arriving and you have 16M/Passengers. All O&D.

Too bad BNA makes connecting passengers go thru TSA. LOL LOL


Oh for god's sake.

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by Lexy
Tue Jun 04, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta transitions BOS to Hub status, names SJC, BNA, and AUS as new focus cities
Replies: 304
Views: 45707

Re: Delta transitions BOS to Hub status, names SJC, BNA, and AUS as new focus cities

DL views focus cities as having frequent service to most hubs. P2P doesn't factor into Delta calculations. By that measure, wouldn't MSY be a focus city? It has multi-frequencies to all hubs except SEA.... DL is falling behind, though, as AA is now the largest legacy carrier at MSY and UA is buildi...

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by Lexy
Tue Jun 04, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit announces BNA to BWI, FLL, MSY, LAS, MCO, TPA
Replies: 25
Views: 3808

Re: Spirit announces BNA to BWI, FLL, MSY, LAS, MCO, TPA

The haters love to come out of the wood work. Come visit and see all of the development happening. You’ll see why it’s one of the hottest in the country. Been to Nashville several times (5+). I don't think it's what everyone makes it up to be. Sure, it's growing right now, but that growth will like...

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by Lexy
Tue Jun 04, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit announces BNA to BWI, FLL, MSY, LAS, MCO, TPA
Replies: 25
Views: 3808

Re: Spirit announces BNA to BWI, FLL, MSY, LAS, MCO, TPA

The haters love to come out of the wood work. Come visit and see all of the development happening. You’ll see why it’s one of the hottest in the country.

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by Lexy
Tue Jun 04, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta transitions BOS to Hub status, names SJC, BNA, and AUS as new focus cities
Replies: 304
Views: 45707

Re: Delta transitions BOS to Hub status, names SJC, BNA, and AUS as new focus cities

To me Delta is redefining the term focus city and applying it liberally to get some free press. Get back to me when they start announcing routes that would suggest a real focus city. RDU and CVG fit the definition in my mind, but I haven't seen anything apart from larger Sky Clubs to suggest a DL f...

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by Lexy
Tue Jun 04, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1593
Views: 201708

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Hey Lexy - WN would not be flying 129-140 daily departures without significant connecting traffic. BNA has 32k departing seats/day and a CSA population of 2.1M. To fill all those seats that means everyone in the CSA needs to take 5.5 departing flights every year...... Business + Tourism/Conventions...

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by Lexy
Tue Jun 04, 2019 6:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1593
Views: 201708

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Eh, BNA is only good because of all the connecting traffic.

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by Lexy
Thu May 23, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL launches TPA-AMS, its 21st service to AMS
Replies: 99
Views: 17664

Re: DL launches TPA-AMS today, its 21st service to AMS

Beechtobus wrote:
Come on DL, now Denver needs some AMS love!!



You have UA.

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by Lexy
Sun May 05, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1593
Views: 201708

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Whatever happens will happen. At the end of the day, I drive by downtown and count 20+ tower cranes erecting buildings between 10 and 40 floors. The demand will eventually dictate what air service is needed. Not many cities can truly boast that.

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by Lexy
Sun May 05, 2019 6:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1593
Views: 201708

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

I think once they add more gates you’ll see some crazy changes happening.

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by Lexy
Sat May 04, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1593
Views: 201708

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

It’s pointless to have one in RDU just as much as it is at BNA. They control the business contracts here and do well with front and back loads. The one thing we’ve got that RDU doesn’t, tourist. That makes it a bit more lucrative. I actually ran into Oscar in Chicago and asked about a UA club. His s...

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by Lexy
Sat May 04, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1593
Views: 201708

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

AA isn’t going to do anymore than they absolutely have to here. Mainline will not come back BTW due to union contracts and other issues. DL will likely expand more here and talk of a TATL flight is all over the Ramp. Time will tell, but I seriously doubt WN really cares what DL does in the grand sch...

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by Lexy
Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1593
Views: 201708

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

BA last night.

ImageBritish Airways Boeing 787-9 (G-ZBKB) by Michael Davis, on Flickr

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by Lexy
Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1593
Views: 201708

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Block & turn times per gate are there for a reason. That's why you're waiting. Moving a flight from one gate to another is truly a pain in the butt so to avoid doing that, they put a wheels up on the flight and to also meter arrivals.

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by Lexy
Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1593
Views: 201708

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

antoniemey wrote:
Lexy wrote:
gsg013 wrote:

Today 3 of 5 UA EWR-BNA flights are 50 Seat ER-145's


And they’re ALWAYS late. God, please stop sending those pieces of junk here!


The planes themselves are fine... It's the fact that they're 50-seaters flying into the most congested airspace in the world that's a problem.



No, they’re junk.

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by Lexy
Sun Mar 17, 2019 8:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1593
Views: 201708

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

I'd add to this that UA has changed considerably at BNA, with quite a bit of mainline service. Not so long ago we were lucky to see the E170. I know we still get them, but’s it’s been awhile since I’ve actually seen a UA 50 seater at BNA. Today 3 of 5 UA EWR-BNA flights are 50 Seat ER-145's And the...

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by Lexy
Fri Mar 15, 2019 1:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1593
Views: 201708

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Bluegrass60 wrote:
Does anyone care that LF continues dropping....?


No, this isn't a historically strong travel time outside of Spring Break. How's that subsidized LAX flight doing?

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by Lexy
Thu Feb 21, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1593
Views: 201708

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

A new terminal will likely go east of 20L-2R inbetween that runway and the "new" planned runway east of Donelson Pike. The FBO's and other "things" will go away and be moved to either a new part of the field or John Tune. The crosswind will be removed. This has been the rumor for...

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by Lexy
Tue Feb 12, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1593
Views: 201708

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Interesting adds I’m not gonna lie.

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by Lexy
Tue Feb 05, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1593
Views: 201708

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Here we go again...

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by Lexy
Mon Feb 04, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1593
Views: 201708

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

"Why isn't it already? Is it because of ATL's status as a former FL hub? It would make more sense to focus on BNA as it is a bigger market and they are likely bleeding money to DL in ATL. I would cut ATL down to O&D flying only and move the cut flights to BNA. IMO, no reason BNA can't some...

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by Lexy
Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Waiting for gate access at DFW
Replies: 42
Views: 6216

Re: Waiting for gate access at DFW

DFW is my hometown airport and this happens almost so routinely it is comical. The gate employees there at ANY time of the day are notoriously lazy and incompetent and the ramp people the same. It never seems to happen with the frequency or regularity at other US airports. Hey if given a chance fly...

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by Lexy
Mon Jan 21, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1593
Views: 201708

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

What are the chances LH comes to BNA at some point? BNA-PARIS is more likely. I don’t know about that. I still have serious doubts that DL would be inclined to launch that route. Maybe if they order the 797, but not anytime in the near future. What are the largest European cities that BNA has O&...

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by Lexy
Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1593
Views: 201708

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Fargo wrote:
What are the chances LH comes to BNA at some point?



BNA-PARIS is more likely.

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by Lexy
Thu Jan 17, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 5+ Hour delays into SFO
Replies: 95
Views: 18163

Re: 5+ Hour delays into SFO

Our SFO crew timed out waiting for a wheels up today. Flight is delayed until later in the morning now.

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by Lexy
Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1593
Views: 201708

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Most of it except WN will probably be O&D in Nashville. You’d be surprised. There’s international connections happening daily. BA pax connecting to AA flights and vice versa? Or maybe AC pax connecting on UA flights? That and UA to AC or AA to WS or whatever. It happens more than you’d think.

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by Lexy
Wed Jan 16, 2019 7:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1593
Views: 201708

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

I'll ask this again since it seemed to get lost in the shuffle before. Will the new international customs facility that will be built in the center of the airport have a recheck facility to accommodate connecting passengers, or does BNA anticipate all international traffic being O&D? Most of it...

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by Lexy
Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1593
Views: 201708

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

They finally updated data for Nov. 1,409,968 passengers for the month, up 15.1% over PY. 14,688,075 Nov 2018 YTD. I’d say 16M will be surpassed comfortably. Interestingly load factors are actually down like 13% from last November. 72.9 vs 86.4. not surprising, imo....a lot of new domestic routes ra...

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by Lexy
Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1593
Views: 201708

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

16 million passengers in 2018? They finally updated data for Nov. 1,409,968 passengers for the month, up 15.1% over PY. 14,688,075 Nov 2018 YTD. I’d say 16M will be surpassed comfortably. That's nuts. Just freaking nuts when you really look at it. As someone who works below wing, I can say it's get...

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by Lexy
Tue Jan 08, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country announces Summer Expansion
Replies: 114
Views: 16254

Re: Sun Country announces Summer Expansion

That's 9 n/s from BNA on SY. Considering a year ago it was ZERO.

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