I'm wondering how long it will take for NK to do INTL from MSY. I know many on here are hoping for SAP, but I'd settle for just SJU. But seeing as SJU is a 100% domestic flight, I'm not really sure what the relevance here is. It is domestic. I'm staying I would rather that than any INTL to SAP or o...Jump to post
I wonder if NK might give BDL a shot 3-4 weekly with F9 out of PVD. It would be far enough not to harm their BOS and EWR service and has its own broad catchment area. Plus they have would have some connections on the MSY end to fill seats. I would say it would be a long shot, there are other cities...Jump to post
SunsetLimited wrote:I received confirmation yesterday that there will not be an Admiral’s Club in the new terminal.
So the extra lounge space could be a non airline specific lounge, though a United Club wouldn’t shock me,
I've been hearing rumors about NK & DL. The DL rumor has been heating up as of late. Can you be more specific? NK I could believe as they been growing fast at MSY. DL on the other hand has been flat or slightly down lately and passed over MSY in their recent expansions out of SEA, BOS, CVG, and...Jump to post
Spirit is adding ACY-MSY service. http://www.aviationpros.com/press_release/12392269/bourbon-street-or-bust-spirit-airlines-adds-new-service-between-atlantic-city-and-new-orleans Certainly an unexpected add. Can't imagine there is a ton of demand for the route - I wonder if it is mostly for positio...Jump to post
October Domestic and July International Load Factors. On the domestic side, the overall October load factor was 83.4%, and the year to date load factor was 81.3%. WN's MSY-LAX route had the highest load factor at 93%, and the lowest load factor was on G4's MSY-LCK route at 63.2%. F9 started service...Jump to post
...me three: what the heck does "lowered" mean?? meaning can it be built down into a full third terminal like B&C with approx. 15 gates? I think what he's asking..... in the strangest way possible..... is can another southward-pointing wing be added to the end of A, to make it into a ...Jump to post
Still quite a bit of slack for DL even with 5 leased gates. DL averages 26-28 flights/day depending on time of year. Even if they add BOS and SEA as year round daily flights in the future, there will be enough space for them to operate out of 5 gates comfortably. If needed, they can also use anothe...Jump to post
LAX772LR wrote:msycajun wrote:DJSNOLA wrote:i guess i dont understand the terminology ... whats that mean?
I have no idea what that's supposed to mean.
...me three: what the heck does "lowered" mean??
Is AA going to open a club that BA passengers will be able to use? Probably not. AA doesn't base its clubs on (just) total traffic, but total traffic with a high percentage of AAdvantage elites, which MSY doesn't really have. Or at least, didn't have at last time a contact who works for them, asked...Jump to post
Publicly, the first flight to use the new terminal is scheduled for Q1, 2019. Expect an official announcement regarding this particular item "soon". As can be seen from the aerial shots and from the large pilings that are still being delivered to the site, foundation work continues on the...Jump to post
https://thepointsguy.com/2017/12/britis ... e-trouble/
We may have our answer....
To cancel on such short notice, it may be equipment or crew related. If that particular flight was operated by a 789 it was probably an engine issue with no 788 available to swap. BA and VS have been having serious issues with the Rolls Royce fan blades on their 789's. Sounds like that was the culp...Jump to post
Especially at the fares they charge! :eek: yes especially at those prices .. it aint cheap lol Still sorta surprised that they added Tuesday before Sunday, as well... very interesting to see how the demand for this service continues to unfold. Also funny that it's only been around for 8months, seem...Jump to post
I agree but i would like to see BA be a little more aggressive on their pricing. They are. BA is often fairly competitive on 1stop itineraries, just not to LON... where they have no need (nor really, reason) to be. I'm not sure what aggressive pricing gets BA. We may want better pricing, but our in...Jump to post
Condor coming back https://condor-newsroom.condor.com/en/us/news-article/condor-airlines-returning-with-flights-to-frankfurt-germany-in-summer-2018/ Slightly shorter season (May 17 - Sept. 30 v. May 3 - Sept. 27). Same size aircraft. Re: adding competition for BA. While we would certainly like more...Jump to post
http://www.flymsy.com/Files/Newsletter/ ... 7-2018.pdf
I don't think anyone shared this. If they did, I apologize for the duplicate.
LAX772LR wrote:msyflyer wrote:My guess was VA too.DJSNOLA wrote:is it a VA person
As much as I'd love to see Virgin Australia serve NOLA, that's never going to happen in a trillion years.... you're getting VX, not VA.
The board agenda for tomorrow mentions special guests and also a modification to the air service incentive program. Any ideas what those are about? Edit: Link: http://www.flymsy.com/Files/Publications/SeptemberBoardAgenda.pdf It may be related to the Virgin America flight starting today. I guess we...Jump to post
PVD was always meant to be seasonal. DEN is being upgauged to A321 for the summer. Speaking of NK, they are rumored to be adding three additional nonstop markets (in addition to the four recently announced) for a March or April start. How many nonstop cities would that give NK from MSY? 10ish? btw,...Jump to post
so its an air service update published in September not actually september air service update Air Service in that it is showing the number of scheduled seats according to the carriers. Doesn't account for cancellations and doesn't show how many people actually fly. It is the September Air Service U...Jump to post
Fun fact about the CUN flight that I've noticed. They actually are setting it up for connections. A quick search from HOUCUN/BNACUN/etc has the MSY flight arriving earlier than any of the others (including the nonstop). That could work out really well for those wanting to be in CUN earlier in the day!Jump to post
I'm not surprised to see WN going after DL/UA, but I am surprised they are starting it before the new terminal because the sterile corridor isn't on terminal B. I assume they aren't planning on having connections for that flight? That is why, jbs2886, I was shocked to hear that announcement. Side no...Jump to post
I don't recall hearing about these spirit routs prior to today, did I miss that?
http://ir.spirit.com/releasedetail.cfm? ... ID=1038189
DL and Skyteam are definitely losing market share to Oneworld and Star Alliance with AC, CM, and BA offering international services. Even the DE flight offers interline connections to the LH network at FRA. MEX would be a good way for DL to start gaining back some international market share. DL had...Jump to post
I think Asia is very far off. I agree with the ten year time span. However, just keep in mind that's not much different than how long we were working on BA service. BNA has a very long way to catch up to MSY, so I do not see them as being "satisfied". It's a great city that I love to visit...Jump to post
So on the note of the new terminal, did anyone notice the modified layout in the pdf? I see the concourse A expansion to the left and a very very skinny terminal/boarding area . I don't see how an area that small can support 5 international flights? Take one walk down concourse C on a day that BA &...Jump to post
So on the note of the new terminal, did anyone notice the modified layout in the pdf? I see the concourse A expansion to the left and a very very skinny terminal/boarding area . I don't see how an area that small can support 5 international flights? Take one walk down concourse C on a day that BA &a...Jump to post
I'm probably the only person who thinks it's only AM to MEX. I do not see it being anything else as of yet. AM has been in talks for quite some time with MSY and they've been here before. I see it being a 4-5x a week on a 190. Just my opinion. Honestly, a DL E175 or even CRJ700/900 would be better ...Jump to post
We might see a new F9 route announced tomorrow. There's a big gap in the schedule in October, and they are supposed to be making many new route announcements. Already it shows MCO operating daily and the 321 returning on the PHL route. Sadly I think it will be a route we already have. Doubt it will...Jump to post
BA has a great product and they know it, so it will not be easy pulling people away from them. Huh???? Um, have you ever seen a Club World seat in person? It's absolutely terrible! No, that's being too nice... it's F#CKING TERRIBLE. I do agree about the no AC vents and on Euro Traveler they don't e...Jump to post
AF is just not happening. The airline couldn't make MCO work. Why would MSY work? The business ties to Paris just aren't enough and the leisure demand does not have enough volume for the type of service they would provide. DY I could see as a better fit because they would probably only fly it 2X we...Jump to post
Im not a loyal airline person but many of my friends are and delta def needs to step their game up especially with inernational. Here's the thing though: if your loyal friends (and those like them) are still willing to schlep it over to ATL, rather than use the new nonstops available to them from M...Jump to post
thanks for explaining because i never understood that type of flight. three times a week i do. plus its seasons for like two months only? just seems like a really short attempt at a flight for delta[/quote] I still think it's a test of the MSY market too. DL knows their codeshare flights are lagging...Jump to post
The fundamental difference a lot of you are not understanding with WN is that they don't have an abundance of INTL flights out of HOU/FLL/etc. They may have 2 CUN flights a day or something like that. So let's say you're in STL or MCI or MDW, you either have one or two flights or none (MCI). So, let...Jump to post