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by jplatts
Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANY update on Southwest to Canada
Replies: 52
Views: 7571

Re: ANY update on Southwest to Canada

In Canada, there are about 15 metro areas which are larger than Corpus Christi, which is one of the smallest markets still in WN's network. (Amarillo and Midland-Odessa are a bit smaller but also punch above their weight due to geographic isolation and oil business revenue.) And obviously WN cannot...

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by jplatts
Tue Jul 09, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 307
Views: 35164

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019

Dulles has potential to significantly grow enplanements with the silver line provided there is an LCC committed to make the investment. Moxy? We'll see I have previously mentioned that WN could add more nonstop service out of IAD to additional beyond-DCA perimeter markets such as LAX, OAK, PHX, and...

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by jplatts
Mon Jul 08, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is AM/DL weak in Mexico vs AA
Replies: 48
Views: 5674

Re: Why is AM/DL weak in Mexico vs AA

AM does serve some non-DL hub destinations in the US nonstop from MEX, including AUS, ORD, DFW, IAH, LAS, MIA, MCO, SAT, and SFO. There are also some markets on the U.S.-Mexico border that AM serves through airports on the Mexican side of the border, including Brownsville through MAM, Calexico throu...

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by jplatts
Mon Jul 08, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta adds JFK - IAH
Replies: 36
Views: 7365

Re: Delta adds JFK - IAH

Hoping Delta can start IAH - SEA, BOS, MCO, RDU, and LAX. LAX is a big one just like LAX-ORD if DL can get these routes going our domestic flights would be well covered from L.A. I agree that DL adding IAH-LAX nonstop service might happen since DL already serves LAX nonstop from DFW, AUS, and SAT. ...

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by jplatts
Mon Jul 08, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta adds JFK - IAH
Replies: 36
Views: 7365

Re: Delta adds JFK - IAH

IAH is a much weaker market than people think. The general decline of the oil industry has reduced international service. There’s just not enough room for DL to have a larger operation. It’s not like DFW where there was already an existing DL FF base left over from the hub days. CO used to be in th...

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by jplatts
Sat Jul 06, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 307
Views: 35164

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019

Here's an interesting tweet I found. There is supposedly a new service announcement in the next couple of weeks. I wonder what it could be. My prediction is that it is probably UA announcing the official start date for their IAD-HND service. Link : https://twitter.com/ghimlay/status/114066712313350...

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by jplatts
Fri Jul 05, 2019 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1080
Views: 128564

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Indeed. DL is offering 6x daily to Detroit, while American is only offering 2x to Miami. Pitiful. I flew STL-MIA last summer (when it was 3x, E75 out and 319 back), and both flights were full. MIA is a Caribbean powerhouse for sure, but it seems to be all around weak on the domestic side. And on DL...

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by jplatts
Thu Jul 04, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1080
Views: 128564

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Far cry from the 3x757 AA would ply the route with daily back in the day. Just don't think there is that much demand to Jamaica and the DR that is not already served from Frontier, Apple, etc.. It isn't just Jamaica and the DR. I get that, but MIA is AA's gateway to tons of other destinations in th...

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by jplatts
Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN State Theme Jets Question
Replies: 17
Views: 2704

Re: WN State Theme Jets Question

A WN plane in the Georgia One livery will likely happen since WN has a focus city at ATL and since Georgia is the only state with a WN focus city that doesn't already have a WN plane in a special state livery.

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by jplatts
Mon Jul 01, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 415
Views: 50261

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

There is an article that said that WN is expected to cancel 737 MAX flight past October 1st, and that article can be found at https://finance.yahoo.com/news/southwest-expects-boeing-737-max-191458938.html . Are there used 737-700's or 737-800's that could be acquired by WN in order to alleviate the ...

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by jplatts
Mon Jul 01, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Michigan Thread - 2019
Replies: 99
Views: 8916

Re: The Rest of Michigan Thread - 2019

There is probably enough demand for GRR-LAS on either WN or F9 as LAS is one of the top destinations traveled to from GRR that doesn't currently have daily nonstop service out of GRR (even though G4 operates less-than-daily nonstop service to LAS from GRR). The PDEW on LAS-GRR was 149 passengers/day...

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by jplatts
Mon Jul 01, 2019 4:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is there meaning behind WN Flight Numbers?
Replies: 9
Views: 2660

Re: Is there meaning behind WN Flight Numbers?

737max8 wrote:
They are using 808 on OAK-HNL, the area code of Hawaii.


WN also operates WN 410 (the area code where BWI Airport is located) on one of its CLT-BWI nonstop flights.

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by jplatts
Sun Jun 30, 2019 11:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 824
Views: 120610

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

New Markets they should add: IND - 2x daily with E90s/A220 CMH - 2x daily with E90s/A220 MEM - 1x daily with E90/A220 SDF - 1x daily with E90/A220 MKE - 1x daily with A220 So I think there is quite a lot flights they can still add domestically in addition to the international markets. In addition t...

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by jplatts
Sun Jun 30, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/30/2019:AA Drops JFK-SEA,YVR-ORD/PHX,Adds;F9 Changes;AS Reduces DAL;B6 Shuffles Routes;DL RDU-JAX
Replies: 92
Views: 15083

Re: OAG Changes 6/30/2019:AA Drops JFK-SEA,YVR-ORD/PHX,Adds;F9 Changes;AS Reduces DAL;B6 Shuffles Routes;DL RDU-JAX

**AA JFK-SEA DEC 1.0>0[1.0] JAN 1.0>0[1.0] FEB 1.0>0[1.0] MAR 1.0>0[1.0] So AA's new strategy is cut important transcon completely (which I predicted over a year ago on JFK-SEA), more hub flying (within perimeter stuff) and now more leisure routes? I thought Vasu kept saying they are going after bu...

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by jplatts
Sun Jun 30, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: CVG New Airlines/routes?
Replies: 27
Views: 3513

Re: CVG New Airlines/routes?

Delta would be more likely to do London over AMS from CVG especially if they do start putting some flights into LGW. I don’t see Delta burning an LHR slot pair on CVG, but AMS is even less likely as it would be redundant with CDG for its main purpose and Paris is the bigger destination draw for O&a...

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by jplatts
Sun Jun 30, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Memphis Aviation - 2019
Replies: 127
Views: 11502

Re: Memphis Aviation - 2019

At the same time, I have concerns about DL wanting to add more routes from MEM. They've shrunk their MEM operation down to ~20 flights to 5 cities, and have even cut flights to hubs/focus cities such as SLC, CVG, BOS, JFK, and SEA. In that sense, I sort of feel like SLC-MEM would come before BOS-ME...

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by jplatts
Sun Jun 30, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: CVG New Airlines/routes?
Replies: 27
Views: 3513

Re: CVG New Airlines/routes?

CVG (I used to live there) has a solid future, but most of what you listed seems rather unlikely. Some more realistic "goals" - none of these are sexy but they'd serve the CVG passenger base well: - AA announces non-stop to either PHX or LAX. Mainline into CLT. - WN (not sure on their gat...

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by jplatts
Sun Jun 30, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1081
Views: 112690

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

CVG-BNA is less than a 4 hour drive. I can't imagine a point-to-point leisure-oriented carrier like G4 adding the route. I agree with your point, especially since G4 would have to make CVG-BNA work on O&D alone. On the other hand, I had mentioned that WN might be able to make CVG-BNA nonstop se...

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by jplatts
Sun Jun 30, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is there meaning behind WN Flight Numbers?
Replies: 9
Views: 2660

Re: Is there meaning behind WN Flight Numbers?

WN uses some of the odd numbers in the 1-63 range on DAL-HOU nonstops and some of the even numbers in the 2-64 range on HOU-DAL nonstops.

WN had also previously used WN 1492 on one of its MDW-CMH nonstops, even though WN currently uses flight number 1492 on PHX-MCO and MCO-HOU nonstop service.

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by jplatts
Sun Jun 30, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 55
Views: 7082

Re: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Thread - 2019

I hope this materializes, it would be nice to start flying UA again. Provided they fly to more than LAX & DEN. if and when they go back? I would betr that OAK becomes a spoke for EWR, IAD, ORD, IAH, DEN, LAX, SEA and HNL. SJC only has DEN, IAH, and ORD. There's no way that OAK would get more th...

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by jplatts
Sun Jun 30, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1081
Views: 112690

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Both would be prime markets for WN to add. I also think CVG could make a comeback on G4 or WN. They’ll come, as soon as the MAX fiasco is resolved and WN can start serious growth again. While CVG is closer to BNA than most of the destinations that currently have nonstop service from BNA on WN, WN m...

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by jplatts
Sun Jun 30, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: CVG New Airlines/routes?
Replies: 27
Views: 3513

Re: CVG New Airlines/routes?

Alaska Airlines to come to CVG, with service to SEA and PDX AS I would agree is a possibility, but I don't know that CVG-SEA is strong enough to sustain DL and AS. DL barely operates a year-round schedule on the route...granted that's with their sky-high fares but still. PDX is noticeably absent fr...

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by jplatts
Sat Jun 29, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Memphis Aviation - 2019
Replies: 127
Views: 11502

Re: Memphis Aviation - 2019

I still can't understand B6s lackof MEM/BOS on one of their embraers, that is the lowest hanging fruit out there, maybe with their A220s and possible need for TATL feed which brings me to this: https://www.bizjournals.com/memphis/news/2019/06/28/memphis-welcomes-record-number-of-visitors.html DL br...

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by jplatts
Fri Jun 28, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 385717

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

Will Boeing resume production of the 737-800 for airlines such as WN and AA who are facing plane shortages due to the 737 MAX grounding?

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by jplatts
Thu Jun 27, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 415
Views: 50261

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Southwest removed the 737 MAX from its September 2019 schedule today, and the press release can be found at https://www.swamedia.com/releases/release-05c7aa5f2b2db53993dfcb41da2accc9-southwest-airlines-schedule-revision-and-max-update-june-27-2019.

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by jplatts
Thu Jun 27, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 729
Views: 94114

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

AA2298 PDX-ORD left 3.5 hours late today. I wonder how UA, AA and AS are dealing with the loss of WN on PDX-MDW. Doesn’t look like anyone added flights to absorb the up to 350 passengers a day WN carried on that route each way. ORD had real challenging weather today. I think three to four hours lat...

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by jplatts
Wed Jun 26, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Adds JFK-MBJ/SJO/LIR, PHX-CID/ICT/MSY + Caribbean Extensions/Increases
Replies: 73
Views: 9115

Re: AA Adds JFK-MBJ/SJO/LIR, PHX-CID/ICT/MSY + Carribbean Extensions/Increases

One thing about PHX-BNA is that most of the O&D would be better served by WN's multi-daily flights and most of the connections are going to be from California which is currently decently covered by LAX & DFW. The thing with the 3-3.5 hour routes from PHX is they really have to stand on thei...

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by jplatts
Mon Jun 24, 2019 2:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/23/2019:AA Suspends ORD-RNO/ERI/BOI/CHS;DFW-OAK;AF Adds MIA-PTP;DL Increases BOS/SEA
Replies: 89
Views: 13340

Re: OAG Changes 6/23/2019:AA Suspends ORD-RNO/ERI/BOI/CHS;DFW-OAK;AF Adds MIA-PTP;DL Increases BOS/SEA

I believe it is upgauged. They had previously downgauged to all regional while keeping frequency. Looks like they are now cutting frequency to upgauge again. There is a thread on FT called is AA actively trying to kill LAX-SFO. Now this route is one where everyone aside from UA is losing a lot of m...

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by jplatts
Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/23/2019:AA Suspends ORD-RNO/ERI/BOI/CHS;DFW-OAK;AF Adds MIA-PTP;DL Increases BOS/SEA
Replies: 89
Views: 13340

Re: OAG Changes 6/23/2019:AA Suspends ORD-RNO/ERI/BOI/CHS;DFW-OAK;AF Adds MIA-PTP;DL Increases BOS/SEA

*AA DFW-OAK DEC 1.0>0.1[1.0] JAN 1.0>0[1.0] FEB 1.0>0[1.0] MAR 1.0>0[1.0] And DFW-OAK has been all over the map ever since it started. IIRC, it quickly jumped to twice daily and ever since has been a seesaw of frequency adjustments. Seems like they could at least make an E175 work if mainline is to...

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by jplatts
Fri Jun 21, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines to increase Las Vegas capacity nearly 50% in July 2019 compared to July 2017
Replies: 21
Views: 3297

Re: Spirit Airlines to increase Las Vegas capacity nearly 50% over two years

Are you thinking that capacity by competitors is irrelevant? PHX-LAS sees 5x by AA and 10x by WN on Friday, 6/26. RDU gets 1X F9 and 1x WN. While I do agree that capacity by competitors is relevant, it was mentioned that NK is planning on adding additional nonstop routes out of RDU in the in the Ra...

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by jplatts
Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines to increase Las Vegas capacity nearly 50% in July 2019 compared to July 2017
Replies: 21
Views: 3297

Re: Spirit Airlines to increase Las Vegas capacity nearly 50% over two years

In 2020 I've heard there adding SNA,RNO,TUS,COS and ABQ. I agree that NK adding LAS-SNA, LAS-RNO, LAS-TUS, LAS-COS, and LAS-ABQ nonstop service will likely happen if NK adds service to LAS, RNO, TUS, COS, and ABQ. In addition, NK adding LAS-CLT, LAS-PHX, and LAS-RDU nonstop service will probably ha...

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by jplatts
Mon Jun 17, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 55
Views: 7082

Re: San Francisco Bay Area Aviation Thread - 2019

While WN already serves BWI, HNL, HOU, MCI, and BNA nonstop from OAK in the San Francisco Bay Area, these 5 destinations are some of the top domestic destinations that WN doesn't currently serve nonstop from SFO.

Will WN ever add SFO-BWI, SFO-HNL, SFO-HOU, SFO-MCI, and/or SFO-BNA nonstop service?

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by jplatts
Mon Jun 17, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines California Strategy
Replies: 37
Views: 6112

Re: Alaska Airlines California Strategy

qfs wrote:
But at the same time AS / QX is connecting passengers to more Mountain West, including small markets like Missoula, Boise, & Bozeman


AS doesn't have nonstop service to LAS from MSO, BOI, or BZN. AS also only serves its SEA and PDX hubs nonstop from MSO and BZN.

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by jplatts
Mon Jun 17, 2019 3:33 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Travel to Japanese cities outside of Tokyo - Shinkansen, connect, or fly nonstop?
Replies: 8
Views: 706

Re: Travel to Japanese cities outside of Tokyo - Shinkansen, connect, or fly nonstop?

You’re going to have to give us some more details if you are looking for advice. Originating where? Going where? Checked bags? Alliance preference? For BNA-NGO - my most important non-TYO route - DL through DTW wins every time. For OSA/KIX, it’s more complicated. I was mainly asking about travel to...

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by jplatts
Mon Jun 17, 2019 2:02 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Travel to Japanese cities outside of Tokyo - Shinkansen, connect, or fly nonstop?
Replies: 8
Views: 706

Travel to Japanese cities outside of Tokyo - Shinkansen, connect, or fly nonstop?

For those traveling to Japanese cities outside of Tokyo/Kanto region such as Fukuoka, Hiroshima, Kobe, Osaka, Kyoto, Nagoya, or Sapporo, do you (a) take the Shinkansen (bullet train) to your destination city from Tokyo, (b) connect through NRT, (c) connect through HND, (d) connect through an airport...

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by jplatts
Sun Jun 16, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1080
Views: 128564

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Top 3 domestic destinations wanted: IND, SDF, ABQ While IND is closer to STL than any of the destinations that WN currently serves nonstop from STL, there are some shorter WN nonstop routes within the contiguous U.S. that have significant O&D traffic such as AUS-DAL, AUS-HOU, BWI-ORF, BUR-LAS, ...

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by jplatts
Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Ohio - 2019
Replies: 626
Views: 91499

Re: The Rest of Ohio - 2019

Does anyone know what the load factors are like on CVG-PHX in March 2019? WN could extend CVG-PHX nonstop service to daily year-round nonstop service if WN was actually doing well on CVG-PHX since WN has a FF base in Greater Phoenix and Southern California to support CVG-PHX nonstop service and sinc...

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by jplatts
Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Ohio - 2019
Replies: 626
Views: 91499

Re: The Rest of Ohio - 2019

Good find. So the obvious suitors for the cities he listed are EI, AA/BA/somebody like DY, and DL. While I could see BA possibly adding CMH-LHR nonstop service, AA is unlikely to add CMH-LHR nonstop service since RDU is currently the only non-AA hub destination that has nonstop service to LHR on AA...

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by jplatts
Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 729
Views: 94114

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2019

Starting this week Southwest has eliminated PDX-MDW for the summer. However, it’s interesting that they continue operating to Chicago Midway from SEA, OAK, SJC, SMF, SAN, SFO, ONT, BUR, RNO, SLC, PHX, TUS, ABQ and LAS. Snub . Which brings up the Concourse E expansion. There is no way Southwest need...

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by jplatts
Mon Jun 10, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737NG: Nearing The End Of Final Commercial Production
Replies: 34
Views: 11454

Re: B737NG: Nearing The End Of Final Commercial Production

Will Boeing keep the 737-800 in production longer to address plane shortages at airlines affected by the 737 MAX grounding? There is a market for some additional 737-800's at airlines such as WN who are facing plane shortages resulting from the 737 MAX grounding until the 737 MAX safety issues are p...

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by jplatts
Sat Jun 08, 2019 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 40
Views: 5936

Re: Spirit Airlines Network Thread - 2019

Rumor is NK is coming to SNA in 2020. 3 SNA-LAS 1 SNA-SJD I would not be surprised to see NK add service to SNA since NK has recently added service to other California airports such as BUR and SMF. NK, AA, and WN would also likely add more flights out of SNA if Congress and the California State Leg...

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by jplatts
Sat Jun 08, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Expanding DFW, LAX?
Replies: 19
Views: 3293

Re: AA Expanding DFW, LAX?

There are other holes in the AA network not on the above list such as DFW-CAK, DFW-ALB, DFW-ABE, DFW-CHO, DFW-FNT, DFW-LAN, DFW-PWM, DFW-PVD, DFW-ROC, DFW-SYR, LAX-CLE, and LAX-MEM.

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by jplatts
Sat Jun 08, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1080
Views: 128564

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

I agree if they enter they'll start with several routes. MSY, FLL, MYR make sense. I would think AA would strongly defend STL-DTW. It would be interesting to see how WN would respond to BWI. AA doesn’t have nonstop DTW anymore... did you mean WN or DL? NK might be able to make STL-DTW nonstop servi...

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by jplatts
Sat Jun 08, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What does WN do about NK?
Replies: 69
Views: 9369

Re: What does WN do about NK?

There are still a few larger markets not currently served by NK such as CVG, ORF, MEM, OKC, and SLC where WN could add more nonstop service to leisure destinations. Even though SEA, PDX, OAK, LAX, and SAN are already served by NK, WN could also add nonstop service to Florida destinations from SEA, P...

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by jplatts
Sat Jun 08, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1080
Views: 128564

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

That’s a very odd schedule and it would seem difficult to build any brand loyalty. I think STL would be better served by NK, which has the resources to make a bigger push into the market. NK is in growth mode, so I would be shocked if they didn’t add St Louis soon. Is STL management effective? Once...

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by jplatts
Fri Jun 07, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What does WN do about NK?
Replies: 69
Views: 9369

Re: What does WN do about NK?

While most of WN's nonstop routes out of LAS have nonstop competition on at least one ULCC, WN does serve LAS nonstop from a few markets that have no ULCC presence such as AMA, LBB, and MAF. WN is also the only airline currently serving LAS nonstop from BHM, even though BHM is served by F9. There ar...

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by jplatts
Thu Jun 06, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Ohio - 2019
Replies: 626
Views: 91499

Re: The Rest of Ohio - 2019

SAN and AUS feel like a matter of time, most likely on WN but perhaps SAN is also a candidate to be the next AS destination from CMH? CMH-SAN would probably require mainline aircraft as SAN-CMH is longer than any AS, AA, DL, or UA nonstop routes that are currently operated on regional jets. WN also...

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by jplatts
Thu Jun 06, 2019 4:07 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What is (realistically) next for SEA?
Replies: 14
Views: 1585

Re: What is (realistically) next for SEA?

LAX-JAX couldn’t even work. LAX-BDL and SFO-BDL have been on and off. As much as I’d like to see then, I doubt SEA could support those routes if LAX can’t, or marginally can. While AA, DL, UA, and WN all offer 1-stop connections to BDL and JAX from SEA, LAX, SFO/OAK, and SAN, one big difference bet...

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by jplatts
Thu Jun 06, 2019 3:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Ohio - 2019
Replies: 626
Views: 91499

Re: The Rest of Ohio - 2019

I'm still not sure 97PDEW is enough to support daily service. WN 737's seat 143 and NK's A320's 185. But I remain positive that demand begets demand. There obviously was already a market for MSY, otherwise two carriers wouldn't have started service. And the hope is with new service existing, it fur...

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by jplatts
Thu Jun 06, 2019 3:26 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What is (realistically) next for SEA?
Replies: 14
Views: 1585

Re: What is (realistically) next for SEA?

We’ve often discussed the next new AS destination. Quite honestly there aren’t many left that would work. Maybe DSM, RAP, or MEM. What are your thoughts? AS adding SEA-CVG nonstop service might happen in order to better compete against DL in the SEA market. There are business ties between Greater S...

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