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by Buddys747
Tue Sep 22, 2020 12:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA adds CLT - BZN, JAC, MTJ
Replies: 25
Views: 2893

Re: AA adds CLT - BZN, JAC, MTJ

The Icon Pass is increasing drawing more destination skiers into Jackson Hole and Big Sky. It has changed the skiing dynamics in both of these resorts over the past few years. And the Epic pass is causing people like myself to continually fly to BZN to ski the likes of Big Sky because back here the...

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by Buddys747
Sat Aug 08, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant News and Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 277
Views: 42056

Re: Allegiant News and Discussion Thread - 2020

There are still some more nonstop routes that could be added by G4 out of FLL to destinations such as ABQ, DSM, GSO, OKC, OMA, ROC, SAV, and TUL that currently lack nonstop LCC service to the MIA/FLL market once demand for domestic leisure traffic returns. Or stations that lack any service to FLL/M...

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by Buddys747
Thu Mar 05, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 120
Views: 17161

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2020

I know we all pretty much knew DEN-MDT wasn't coming back, but I happened to look at the Harrisburg Airport website today and noticed that they've scrubbed references to Denver from it. Looks like now the only destination served is MCO. Hopefully there will be some new announcements this year - oth...

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by Buddys747
Thu Mar 05, 2020 4:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 120
Views: 17161

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2020

I know we all pretty much knew DEN-MDT wasn't coming back, but I happened to look at the Harrisburg Airport website today and noticed that they've scrubbed references to Denver from it. Looks like now the only destination served is MCO. Hopefully there will be some new announcements this year - oth...

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by Buddys747
Tue Jan 28, 2020 1:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 Announcement Next Week
Replies: 133
Views: 19717

Re: F9 Announcement Next Week

I've found their drop down list to be rather unreliable... much like their service patterns... Yeah there seems to be all sorts of cities on the drop down menu then no dates available? I think MDT is one of the lowest cities service wise with just two weekly flights to MCO, PVD isn’t too far behind...

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by Buddys747
Sun Jan 26, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 Announcement Next Week
Replies: 133
Views: 19717

Re: F9 Announcement Next Week

Dartboard time everyone! And of course, which old darts will they be pulling out of the board? Well ILG would be an old dart. It didn’t last long last time. With there build up at BWI recently, and PHL/TTN strongholds, I’ll be curiously watching this one. Look at MDT up the road they just came back...

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by Buddys747
Wed Jan 22, 2020 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Idaho Airports and Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 95
Views: 7552

Re: Idaho Airports and Aviation Thread - 2020

BOI-DFW goes mainline at least the mid day turn. We booked a ski trip from MDT (Harrisburg, PA) to BOI end of February to March 5th. Out on UA thru ORD (E-175). Back on AA thru DFW. Got an updated itinerary a few weeks ago that the BOI-DFW changed time and equipment from an E-175 to A-319. Must be ...

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by Buddys747
Wed Jan 22, 2020 12:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 120
Views: 17161

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2020

Do you know what MDT-DEN PDEW is? Probably a little misconstrued due to leakage to BWI, but it seems it’s not returning. The PDEW on MDT-DEN was 74 passengers per day in Q3 2019. Thanks for that! I guess 3x weekly flights wasn’t getting enough revenue to satisfy them. They’d rather battle it out in...

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by Buddys747
Tue Jan 21, 2020 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 120
Views: 17161

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2020

Frontier is pulling out of Lafayette Regional Airport, continuing a trend of the airline exiting smaller markets recently. Tyler, Birmingham, Mobile and now Lafayette. LFT-DEN LFT-MCO Both went on a “seasonal hiatus” in October but Frontier just announced they would not return come summer. https://...

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by Buddys747
Wed Jan 15, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant News and Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 277
Views: 42056

Re: Allegiant News and Discussion Thread - 2020

Is Allegiant terminating SJU service from SFB? Last week I was able to book until August 2020 (schedules were loaded through August) and now with the recent schedule update extension through November, flights to SJU from SFB only appear until May 04, 2020. Last year they cut RDU due poor demand. At...

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by Buddys747
Fri Jan 10, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Idaho Airports and Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 95
Views: 7552

Re: Idaho Airports and Aviation Thread - 2020

BOI-DFW goes mainline at least the mid day turn. We booked a ski trip from MDT (Harrisburg, PA) to BOI end of February to March 5th. Out on UA thru ORD (E-175). Back on AA thru DFW. Got an updated itinerary a few weeks ago that the BOI-DFW changed time and equipment from an E-175 to A-319. Must be d...

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by Buddys747
Fri Jan 10, 2020 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant News and Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 277
Views: 42056

Re: Allegiant News and Discussion Thread - 2020

They started SCE this past year, that would definitely count as a small station. Looking at the schedule for the summer it remains the same as initial start up, so we will see out that works out.

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by Buddys747
Sun Jan 05, 2020 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OFFICIAL: UA Gains 24 of 39 New DEN Gates
Replies: 285
Views: 40311

Re: UA to Potentially Gain 24 of 39 New DEN Gates

I know it was years ago when they were changing to ULCC, but didn’t F9 give up gates on A?

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by Buddys747
Fri Jan 03, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1951
Views: 245407

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

While not huge news, MDT-DFW goes mainline on an A-319 around the middle of April. Not too bad considering service just started this past June with Envoy E-175. I’m curious if we will see ALB/SYR/ROC-DFW added this year with an E-175. I’d think if SYR could get UA to do a daily SYR-DEN on a E-175 t...

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by Buddys747
Fri Jan 03, 2020 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1951
Views: 245407

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

While not huge news, MDT-DFW goes mainline on an A-319 around the middle of April. Not too bad considering service just started this past June with Envoy E-175.
I’m curious if we will see ALB/SYR/ROC-DFW added this year with an E-175.

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by Buddys747
Tue Dec 31, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1951
Views: 245407

Re: American Airlines Network Thread 2020

DFW: Continued domestic expansion, 1000 flights? DFW-ALB, DFW-CHO, DFW-PVD, DFW-ROC, DFW-AVP, and DFW-SYR nonstop service could be added by AA out of DFW with ALB, CHO, PVD, ROC, AVP, and SYR being the top destinations traveled to from DFW that aren't currently served nonstop from DFW or DAL I coul...

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by Buddys747
Wed Dec 18, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BWI Air Service Announcement 12/18 @ 10AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3081

Re: BWI Air Service Announcement 12/18 @ 10AM

bridge29 wrote:
I guess now we know why MDT is losing so much F9 service. Just like Southwest.

Yeppers now we know where the planes went. Once again Harrisburg gets the shaft because of BWI.... thanks Frontier!

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by Buddys747
Mon Dec 16, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 158
Views: 24993

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2019

I’m sure they could support it, but I thought the same about DEN-MDT, and yet it’s getting cut. I think a lot will depend on the day of the week and timing. Flights at another close by airport (thinking ORF or IAD) are available non-stop or in ORF with WN quite a few easy one-stops. It just seems t...

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by Buddys747
Mon Dec 16, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 158
Views: 24993

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2019

It appears Mobile and Tyler both end in late April, and Lafayette's hope to be restored in spring 2020 (after being "suspended" in November) is not happening. Quite a few long-hauls from Denver and Vegas to medium-smaller markets in the eastern half of the US didn't make it back. These gu...

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by Buddys747
Fri Dec 13, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 158
Views: 24993

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2019

I see no DEN-MDT and MDT-MCO only 2x a week. Ouch. Let’s hope that’s not the case! If it is they might as well pack up and leave, really no point in staying around for that! Let NK come in instead! Ah man, sorry to hear that about DEN-MDT but keeping my fingers crossed that it will be added back to...

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by Buddys747
Thu Dec 12, 2019 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 158
Views: 24993

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2019

bridge29 wrote:
I see no DEN-MDT and MDT-MCO only 2x a week. Ouch.

Let’s hope that’s not the case! If it is they might as well pack up and leave, really no point in staying around for that! Let NK come in instead!

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by Buddys747
Wed Dec 04, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United orders 50 A321 XLR, defers A350's to 2027
Replies: 481
Views: 85463

Re: United orders 50 A321 XLR, defers A350's to 2027

Congratulations to United and Airbus! Hopefully this means a follow up to more A320 series aircraft. United has such a large fleet they will need A320 replacements down the road and the MAX can’t cover them all. And not every city can handle an A321, so there will be a need for smaller variants. The...

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by Buddys747
Mon Nov 25, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chances of MDT Growing or Adding WN?
Replies: 30
Views: 3605

Re: Chances of MDT Growing or Adding WN?

MDT has had a phenomenal year this year and should continue to grow at slight increase in rate. AA: increased mainline to CLT (A319s , soon to be A320s)ORD increases with E-175s, and the biggest add getting DFW nonstop. BOS keeps chugging along, we will see for how long, AA has a good footing here....

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by Buddys747
Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chances of MDT Growing or Adding WN?
Replies: 30
Views: 3605

Re: Chances of MDT Growing or Adding WN?

I would love to see UA add EWR, even if only on 50 seaters. It would open up a lot more international and domestic opportunities not served through IAD. Given how well they seem to do on IAD connections (the planes are almost always completely full), I wouldn't doubt they could do some nice connect...

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by Buddys747
Sun Nov 24, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chances of MDT Growing or Adding WN?
Replies: 30
Views: 3605

Re: Chances of MDT Growing or Adding WN?

I repeat, In the last 6 years, Southwest has added two CONUS domestic destinations Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (rank #48) Long Beach Long Beach Airport (rank #69) MDT is ranked #112. Southwest serves 80 some airports in Continental USA. They have no reason to dip that low. Th...

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by Buddys747
Sun Nov 24, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chances of MDT Growing or Adding WN?
Replies: 30
Views: 3605

Re: Chances of MDT Growing or Adding WN?

MDT has had a phenomenal year this year and should continue to grow at slight increase in rate. AA: increased mainline to CLT (A319s , soon to be A320s)ORD increases with E-175s, and the biggest add getting DFW nonstop. BOS keeps chugging along, we will see for how long, AA has a good footing here. ...

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by Buddys747
Mon Oct 07, 2019 1:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 349
Views: 57120

Re: Allegiant Discussion Thread - 2019

WeatherPilot wrote:
Did G4 drop SYR-MYR? It's not on their map or bookable. I thought seasonal routes still stayed listed even though their aren't any flights.

I’m curious also, same thing shows for MDT-MYR. Other seasonal MYR routes are still listed.

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by Buddys747
Tue Sep 24, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 349
Views: 57120

Re: Allegiant Discussion Thread - 2019

I didn't hear about MDT-MYR being (or possibly being) discontinued. Hopefully it's not true and the flight will return next summer. MDT has been on a roll within the last year with passenger traffic being up and new routes added. It’s not on the April-May schedule like his been in the past. I thoug...

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by Buddys747
Tue Sep 24, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 349
Views: 57120

Re: Allegiant Discussion Thread - 2019

SaabFA71 wrote:
I'm waiting for G4 to announce MDT-SAV/MSY/CHS. Yes, I'm biased for MDT.

Those would be nice additions!
I’m concerned MDT-MYR isn’t coming back though, so they might be hesitant to start something new.

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by Buddys747
Mon Jul 22, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The future of the Essential Air Service
Replies: 53
Views: 7591

Re: The future of the Essential Air Service

I think the future of EAS is quite secure. LNS in less than 70 miles from PHL, and of course MDT is just 30 minutes down the road. We have EAS service BWI, 2 per day, And PIT, 3 per day. An average of about 1 or 2 passengers per flight. The local Congressman is a big anti waste spending guy. Except...

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by Buddys747
Tue Feb 12, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 349
Views: 57120

Re: Allegiant DIscussion Thread - 2019

MDT-BNA twice weekly.

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by Buddys747
Mon Jan 07, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Moxy's hubs?
Replies: 147
Views: 23563

Re: Moxy's hubs?

Moxy would be perfect for TTN, with its A220, it can utilize the 6006' runway and go to the destinations that F9 cannot (anything west of MSP and in the south MSY). The 220 could reach LAX (not that I'm saying that should be a destination). As long as the NIMBYs don't blow up the deal like they did...

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by Buddys747
Mon Jan 07, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 542
Views: 81055

Re: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019

Looks like Frontier Grows again! Frontier up to 32 destinations.. 8 new destinations - CMH (May 1) – TPA (May 1) – JAX (Apr 30) * New City – PHL (Apr 30) – BOS (Apr 30) – BDL (Apr 30) – ALB (Apr 30) * New City - ISP (Apr 30) * New City Cities not returning (MDT, MCI, AUS, SAT) due to low performanc...

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by Buddys747
Sat Jan 05, 2019 2:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 158
Views: 24993

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread - 2019

I’d like to see more routes to/from MDT, but I’m wondering if part of their strategy this year involves frequency increases vs lots of oddball routes. Either way, looking forward to 2019! I agree, it would be nice to see DEN go year round and up the frequency.The fact that they launched BWI-DEN yea...

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by Buddys747
Tue Dec 18, 2018 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 519
Views: 60382

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread 2018

While F9 has re-entered or announced plans to re-enter many of the markets that it previously pulled out of, F9 hasn't yet announced any plans to reenter DAY. It is hard to tell if F9 will actually re-enter DAY because on the one hand, F9 has been recently re-entering many markets that it previousl...

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by Buddys747
Tue Dec 18, 2018 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier launches BWI-DEN
Replies: 5
Views: 1340

Re: Frontier launches BWI-DEN

I wonder why they would go up against 3 other carriers who offer daily service? I would think they could find a better use for the aircraft.

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by Buddys747
Tue Dec 18, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 519
Views: 60382

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread 2018

F9 could also add RIC-DEN nonstop service since RIC is located in the largest market in the U.S. that currently doesn't have nonstop service to DEN on a LCC. F9 and WN also both already have nonstop service out of DEN to a few East Coast markets that are smaller than RIC. I agree, there are several...

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by Buddys747
Fri Dec 14, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA adds FCA, Double Daily DFWMAD/CDG, return to YHZ, 787 to ANC plus more
Replies: 116
Views: 18406

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

Glad to see MDT-DFW return! E175 will be a great aircraft for the route, hopefully it does well.

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by Buddys747
Mon Nov 26, 2018 10:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for Allegiant? - discussion thread
Replies: 696
Views: 92673

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

Couldn’t get a tail number but on my way home there was a G4 MD-80 departing MDT for SFB.
Shortly thereafter, the airports FB page announced with a picture of the plane at the gate it was the last MD flight for Harrisburg on G4.

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by Buddys747
Tue Nov 13, 2018 12:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New G4 route announcement 11/13 at MDT
Replies: 13
Views: 2915

Re: New G4 route announcement 11/13 at MDT

BatonOps wrote:
MDT needs some good news with the sudden departure of AC to YYZ!!

Definitely!
G4 will have the west coast covered now in MDT-Florida. I still thought it was going to be FLL.

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by Buddys747
Mon Nov 12, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New G4 route announcement 11/13 at MDT
Replies: 13
Views: 2915

Re: New G4 route announcement 11/13 at MDT

MDT seems to get routes that ABE gets. FLL would be the next add in following that sequence.
LAS would be nice but as has been said there really aren’t any markets this far east.

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by Buddys747
Mon Nov 12, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New G4 route announcement 11/13 at MDT
Replies: 13
Views: 2915

New G4 route announcement 11/13 at MDT

Per the airports Facebook page, they are announcing new non stop route tomorrow 11/13 on G4.

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by Buddys747
Thu Oct 11, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 2023
Views: 219879

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018

I wonder if they'd consider launching BOS-MDT with a daily flight or two. I see AA has only one daily flight on an ERJ145, and they are the sole carrier. One E90 would double the amount of seats, so is there enough traffic between the two that would make this feasible for B6. AA basically has a tok...

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by Buddys747
Tue Sep 25, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Ending YYZ-MDT/ROC/SYR
Replies: 54
Views: 7449

Re: Air Canada Ending YYZ-MDT/ROC/SYR

Unfortunate for MDT. I wonder if AC will be back. They were just upgraded to 4x daily, and although the load factors did take a hit, they moved the most amount of passengers to YYZ in years this summer. The only other good option without back tracking to Europe is PHL, hence why I think they were d...

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by Buddys747
Tue Sep 25, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Ending YYZ-MDT/ROC/SYR
Replies: 54
Views: 7449

Re: Air Canada Ending YYZ-MDT/ROC/SYR

United_fan wrote:
Well there goes ROC's distinction of 'international'

And Harrisburg too. They have been heavily promoting this service lately for international connections, with service actually increasing to 4x daily flights. Oh well...

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by Buddys747
Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for Allegiant? - discussion thread
Replies: 696
Views: 92673

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

BTVB6Flyer wrote:
Both the ALB and the PGD adds seem like a response to F9 entering/expanding the respective markets.

Sure seems that way.
MDT-SFB goes daily which it never has before, probably due to F9.
That’s great for the consumer to have the options!

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by Buddys747
Wed Aug 15, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fedex flight to MDT. What kinda of operations is in MDT?
Replies: 4
Views: 1391

Re: Fedex flight to MDT. What kinda of operations is in MDT?

Years ago it was simply two flights in the evening to MEM and IND, back the next morning and sit all day. Same with UPS, one flight to SDF. Quite a bit has changed in recent years, probably not lack of cargo, if anything more cargo. Christmas time sees a 744 for UPS.

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by Buddys747
Sun Jul 22, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MRY-DEN On UAX To Return October 4
Replies: 75
Views: 4731

Re: MRY-DEN On UAX To Return October 4

Flights to Denver starting oct 1 are not for skiers. 60 days too early. What? We get our first snow in the Mile High in October on average (September in early years). If it's snowing at 5280' it's def snowing up at the resorts. A-Basin and Loveland start up ops in October. But as another poster (wi...

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by Buddys747
Sun Jul 22, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MRY-DEN On UAX To Return October 4
Replies: 75
Views: 4731

Re: MRY-DEN On UAX To Return October 4

i think the amount of air service that the ski resorts generate into DEN is highly overstated on this site. DEN is a major city in its own right, and I'd be willing to bet money that the majority of all passengers going to DEN plan to spend time in the Denver metro area or are connecting onward. No...

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by Buddys747
Fri Jul 20, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 519
Views: 60382

Re: Frontier Airlines Network Thread 2018

MDT-RDU/DEN are not extended past November. When they were here last time they kept DEN thru New Years. MCO stays at 3x week. I’m a bit disappointed with the MDT service this time around, though I hope it’s doing well in terms of sales so far and will eventually be expanded. Was hoping for Tuesday/...

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