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by jplatts
Mon Aug 12, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IND two new nonstops announcement 8/13
Replies: 23
Views: 4356

Re: IND two new nonstops announcement 8/13

If G4 is adding more domestic nonstop routes out of IND, G4 adding IND-EWR, IND-ORF, and/or IND-SJU nonstop service are possibilities.

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by jplatts
Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SRQ new service announcement Aug 13
Replies: 60
Views: 6756

Re: SRQ new service announcement Aug 13

F9 adding SRQ-DEN nonstop service is a possibility as F9 usually has nonstop service to DEN on at least a seasonal basis from most of its destinations.

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by jplatts
Mon Aug 12, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Haneda slots
Replies: 35
Views: 5779

Re: Haneda slots

AY is the stronger choice since it's bigger in Japan than KLM or Swiss. Look at Gemuser's post #4. It's up to the negotiating government to award the slots to specific carriers, not the government of Japan. I wouldn't assume that Switzerland is part of a bilateral EU-Japan slot negotiation. You are...

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by jplatts
Mon Aug 12, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kentucky Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 76
Views: 5692

Re: Kentucky Aviation Thread - 2019

Bluegrass60 wrote:
I believe that WN might re-introduce STL.


I agree that WN re-adding SDF-STL nonstop service is a possibility as WN has brought back (or already announced plans to bring back) a few other other previously discontinued nonstop routes out of STL such as STL-CLE, STL-LIT, and STL-SLC.

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by jplatts
Sun Aug 11, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN to close EWR
Replies: 270
Views: 33668

Re: WN to close EWR

It is kind of odd to think Southwest cannot make Chicago Midway to Newark work at a minimum. Here are the load factors for WN nonstop routes out of EWR in 2018: EWR-MCO 90.26% EWR-PHX 88.77% EWR-FLL 88.06% EWR-OAK 87.06% EWR-DEN 86.45% EWR-SAN 84.56% EWR-AUS 83.11% EWR-STL 82.88% EWR-MDW 80.38% EWR...

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by jplatts
Sun Aug 11, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN to close EWR
Replies: 270
Views: 33668

Re: WN to close EWR

STT757 wrote:
I cannot think of why they didn’t try EWR-DAL and EWR-ATL.


WN previously did consider serving DAL nonstop from EWR, but WN ended up increasing DAL-LGA nonstop service instead.

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by jplatts
Sun Aug 11, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019
Replies: 534
Views: 67042

Re: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019

I don't understand why a lot of people on this board keep bringing up HEL-DFW. There's hardly any O&D and not much in terms of connecting flows from the local market to the respective hub's strength--Helsinki's being Europe to Asia, and DFW to the American South and Central/Latin America (from ...

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by jplatts
Sun Aug 11, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United going after hidden-city travellers
Replies: 372
Views: 32882

Re: United going after hidden-city travellers

There were some hidden-city travelers flying to CVG on DL back when DL served IND, SDF, DAY, and CMH nonstop from CVG, and CVG also had high fares back in those days. Hidden-city travel to CVG on DL has largely disappeared with (a) DL dropping CVG-IND/SDF/DAY/CMH nonstop service, (b) DL significantl...

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by jplatts
Sat Aug 10, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019
Replies: 534
Views: 67042

Re: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019

Planes4you wrote:
So if a TATL airline announces DFW what airline do you think it’ll be


IB adding DFW-MAD or AY adding DFW-HEL are possibilities as IB and AY are both in the oneworld alliance along with AA.

Other transatlantic possibilities include EI adding DFW-DUB or AZ adding DFW-FCO.

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by jplatts
Fri Aug 09, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kentucky Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 76
Views: 5692

Re: Kentucky Aviation Thread - 2019

Republic Airways announced today that they be adding 30 more planes to their fleet and 2 new bases - SDF and BOS. This is part of an expanded agreement with Delta. That SDF-BOS route announcement has to be coming soon. I definitely could see DL adding SDF-BOS nonstop service as DL already serves BO...

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by jplatts
Fri Aug 09, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019
Replies: 534
Views: 67042

Re: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019

There is an article titled "Southwest and Delta's trial over Love Field gates gets pushed back another five months" on the Dallas Morning News's website that stated that the lawsuit regarding the gates at DAL has been pushed back to February 2020, and that article can be found at https://w...

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by jplatts
Wed Aug 07, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Increases International Presence, Makes First Entrance Into Africa
Replies: 508
Views: 94202

Re: Rumor: American to make huge announcement

The problem with KUL is it's very far (DFW-KUL would be the world's longest flight), low-yielding (not much premium.business traffic like what SIN has), and not a major market from the US. AA isn't particularly close to MH, and MH's connection opportunities in KUL add nearly nothing that can't be f...

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by jplatts
Wed Aug 07, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Increases International Presence, Makes First Entrance Into Africa
Replies: 508
Views: 94202

Re: Rumor: American to make huge announcement

Hahahahha wow ... DFW-KUL! That's a good one. You really think they'd start KUL before SIN? LMAO MH is currently the only airline in Southeast Asia that is in the oneworld alliance, whereas SQ and TH in Southeast Asia are in the Star Alliance. SkyTeam also has GA and VN in Southeast Asia. While I a...

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by jplatts
Wed Aug 07, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 410
Views: 48384

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

There is a press release on Monday titled "Southwest Business Takes Off And Takes Business Travel To New Heights" that said that corporate travel managers will be able to book, change, cancel, and modify reservations for WN flights through the Travelport and Amadeus GDS channels, and that ...

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by jplatts
Wed Aug 07, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Increases International Presence, Makes First Entrance Into Africa
Replies: 508
Views: 94202

Re: Rumor: American to make huge announcement

AA could add DFW-HEL, PHL-HEL, DFW-KUL, ORD-DME, DFW-DME, and PHL-DME nonstop service since AA's oneworld partners AY, MH, and S7 have their main hubs at HEL, KUL, and DME.

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by jplatts
Wed Aug 07, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1066
Views: 126655

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Jshank83 wrote:
Curious what Gojet getting kicked to the curb by DL will mean for flights here if anything. More mainline?


DL adding mainline to LGA from STL might happen since STL is one of the top domestic destinations traveled to from NYC that doesn't currently have mainline on any of the US3 carriers.

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by jplatts
Wed Aug 07, 2019 2:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Increases International Presence, Makes First Entrance Into Africa
Replies: 508
Views: 94202

Re: Rumor: American to make huge announcement

Miami wrote:
A big announcement coming soon from AA?

Thoughts?


AA will probably add DFW-ALB, DFW-CHO, DFW-PWM, DFW-PVD, DFW-ROC, and DFW-SYR nonstop service as ALB, CHO, PWM, PVD, ROC, and SYR are the top domestic destinations traveled to from DFW that AA doesn't currently serve nonstop from its DFW hub.

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by jplatts
Tue Aug 06, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1066
Views: 126655

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

I put very little stock in this quote but I am going to pass it along anyway. For the first time, business leaders in China’s commercial centers like Xi’an, Mianyang, and Kunming will have convenient access to points across the USA, and the same for Americans headed to China. Chinese carriers will ...

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by jplatts
Tue Aug 06, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Memphis Aviation - 2019
Replies: 103
Views: 9349

Re: Memphis Aviation - 2019

Many passengers drive the 200 miles over to BNA, which is now has more than 4X more annual pax than Memphis. It is actually sometimes cheaper to fly out of MEM and connect through MDW, BWI, DAL, or DEN on WN than it is to drive to BNA from Memphis and fly out of BNA on WN. The MEM-MDW, MEM-BWI, and...

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by jplatts
Mon Aug 05, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austin Texas Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 356
Views: 51051

Re: Austin Texas Aviation Thread - 2019

You should learn the term price elasticity of demand in the context of changes in capacity on air routes. Thin, thin routes like AUS-CVG (with trivial connecting opportunities at CVG) won't support big increments of added capacity without crashing avg fares. DL has several options for increasing ca...

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by jplatts
Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austin Texas Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 356
Views: 51051

Re: Austin Texas Aviation Thread - 2019

June passenger numbers are out. All time monthly record 1.6 million pax. DL overtook UA as #3 carrier by pax for June. Question is if DL can maintain #3 standing. http://austintexas.gov/news/june-2019-passenger-cargo-traffic-austin-bergstrom In addition to adding some p2p routes out of AUS, DL coul...

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by jplatts
Sun Aug 04, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/5/2019:AC Drops OMA;NK Builds MCO,Suspends DEN-LAX,FLL-JAX/MCI/GSO/AVL,Adds PHX-SEA;UA Adds DEN-HOB
Replies: 77
Views: 11543

Re: OAG Changes 8/5/2019:AC Drops OMA;NK Builds MCO,Suspends DEN-LAX,FLL-JAX/MCI/GSO/AVL,Adds PHX-SEA;UA Adds DEN-HOB

As for SNA, I remember something about additional slots opening up later in the year when it hasn't been fully utilized up to that point. WN re-adding SNA-MDW on a year-round basis will probably happen once additional slots become available at SNA and/or capacity restrictions are loosened at SNA as...

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by jplatts
Sun Aug 04, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/5/2019:AC Drops OMA;NK Builds MCO,Suspends DEN-LAX,FLL-JAX/MCI/GSO/AVL,Adds PHX-SEA;UA Adds DEN-HOB
Replies: 77
Views: 11543

Re: OAG Changes 8/5/2019:AC Drops OMA;NK Builds MCO,Suspends DEN-LAX,FLL-JAX/MCI/GSO/AVL,Adds PHX-SEA;UA Adds DEN-HOB

NK served LAS & LAX twice daily, neither worked for them. I do wonder if DTW/FLL-PHX are on the horizon for NK I agree that NK adding PHX-DTW and PHX-FLL might happen since PHX-DTW and PHX-FLL/MIA are two of the top routes out of PHX that aren't currently served nonstop by NK. There are also cu...

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by jplatts
Sun Aug 04, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/5/2019:AC Drops OMA;NK Builds MCO,Suspends DEN-LAX,FLL-JAX/MCI/GSO/AVL,Adds PHX-SEA;UA Adds DEN-HOB
Replies: 77
Views: 11543

Re: OAG Changes 8/5/2019:AC Drops OMA;NK Builds MCO,Suspends DEN-LAX,FLL-JAX/MCI/GSO/AVL,Adds PHX-SEA;UA Adds DEN-HOB

*NK PHX-SEA NOV 0>0.6[0] DEC 0>1.0[0] JAN 0>1.0[0] FEB 0>1.0[0] MAR 0>1.0[0] APR 0>0.7[0] I am surprised to see NK add PHX-SEA nonstop service, especially since NK has a minimal presence in the PHX market. There are still some other nonstop routes that could be added by NK out of PHX such as PHX-AT...

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by jplatts
Sat Aug 03, 2019 1:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL closing NRT. Suspends NRT-SIN, Announces ICN-MNL
Replies: 266
Views: 41931

Re: Unconfirmed: DL closing NRT. Suspends NRT-SIN, Announces ICN-MNL

There is an article titled "Delta Air Lines to slash flights at Tokyo Narita Airport, increase presence in Haneda" on the Atlanta Business Chronicle's website that said that DL is planning on scrapping its operations at NRT in order to stregthen its presence at HND, and that article can be...

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by jplatts
Fri Aug 02, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Practices Sustainable?
Replies: 148
Views: 14431

Re: WN Practices Sustainable?

The 737-600 is much heavier than the 737-500. It really is no substitute. That's why so few were built. WN has saturated most of the airports that can handle the capacity of the 737-700. The Max 7 will have 150 seats if it is actually built. The 737-800 and MAX 8 have 175 seats. That is 53 seats mo...

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by jplatts
Fri Aug 02, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United going after hidden-city travellers
Replies: 372
Views: 32882

Re: United going after hidden-city travellers

There are some real issues with hidden-city ticketing for UA (apart from lost revenue), including the following: (a) Reduced availability of seats on the B-C leg due to passengers having reservations for flights that they do not intend to take, (b) Possibility of higher than normal fares on the B-C ...

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by jplatts
Thu Aug 01, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United going after hidden-city travellers
Replies: 372
Views: 32882

Re: United going after hidden-city travellers

One customer here or there does not matter, but if such tactic was to become more significant (and UA says it's on the rise), it destroys the entire pricing model and takes up seats that could very well be sold at higher profit. For example, if a large volume of customers were to book cheaper ORD-S...

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by jplatts
Thu Aug 01, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Practices Sustainable?
Replies: 148
Views: 14431

Re: WN Practices Sustainable?

In the next year or two, WN will be at War with ULCC's in MCO. They are growing MCO more and more, and taking more and more of the market share. WN will begin to lose in MCO as the yields are very low, and low Yield Markets is where the ULCC thrive with their business models. WN still serves MCO no...

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by jplatts
Wed Jul 31, 2019 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: (Rumor) FI not returning to MCI in 2020?
Replies: 25
Views: 3807

Re: (Rumor) FI not returning to MCI in 2020?

How does this have anything to do with FL or an intl flight? There are already lots of one stop connections from MCI to Europe. JFK isn't needed. While DL doesn't serve JFK nonstop from MCI or STL, DL serves JFK nonstop from ORD, CVG, CLE, CMH, DTW, IND, and MSP in the Midwest. JFK is one of the in...

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by jplatts
Tue Jul 30, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: (Rumor) FI not returning to MCI in 2020?
Replies: 25
Views: 3807

Re: (Rumor) FI not returning to MCI in 2020?

KMCI will probably always have issues attracting a TATL carriers as there are so many options to connect on the way to Europe such as ORD, YYZ, NYC, PHL and others. Even though DL and WN both serve LGA nonstop from MCI, MCI is located in one of the largest markets that doesn't currently have any no...

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by jplatts
Tue Jul 30, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 79
Views: 9516

Re: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2019

TATL PDEW from MCI is over 370 so demand is obviously there. Perhaps FI just wasn't the best fit. Any chance MCI could interest BA, Condor, DL or even Aer Lingus (not sure if the A321NEO has the range)? If IND and CVG have service then why not KC? FI may have failed but i'm willing to bet MCI-LHR, ...

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by jplatts
Tue Jul 30, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Practices Sustainable?
Replies: 148
Views: 14431

Re: WN Practices Sustainable?

And this right here is the problem. People who love WN keep saying there is plenty of growth opportunities, but they won’t cite examples. Sure, there is some growth they could do at existing stations, but what about new markets? They are pretty much in every major market in the lower 48 that can su...

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by jplatts
Tue Jul 30, 2019 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virginia Aviation Thread. RIC, ORF, ROA, CHO
Replies: 48
Views: 3571

Re: Virginia Aviation Thread. RIC, ORF, ROA, CHO

To add to that: CHO seems like it should be getting DEN, DFW, IAH, or MSP (and possibly BOS) soon. RIC seems that it should get Frontier and/or west coast (LAS or LAX) soon. AA adding CHO-DFW nonstop service might happen since CHO is one of the top destinations traveled to from DFW that isn't curre...

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by jplatts
Mon Jul 29, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN to close EWR
Replies: 270
Views: 33668

Re: WN to close EWR

and what does ANY OF THAT have to do with Newark??????? While Justjoshua's post and my response to his post belong in a different topic, I was just simply responding to Justjoshua's post which was posted to this topic. WN will have more planes available for further domestic expansion elsewhere in W...

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by jplatts
Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Practices Sustainable?
Replies: 148
Views: 14431

Re: WN Practices Sustainable?

I don’t see the pilots agreeing to a codeshare with PD because they’d make the argument they should be flying it themselves. WN as no aircraft capable of serving YTZ. WN has also avoided Canada like the plague most likely due to high airport charges. Of course the pilots could also say "We sho...

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by jplatts
Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN to close EWR
Replies: 270
Views: 33668

Re: WN to close EWR

Houston is about to pass Chicago as the 3rd biggest city in the U.S. One would think that Southwest would start adding lots more flights out of Houston where there are no restrictions. But they keep adding flights in DAL where they are so restricted While DAL is currently a bigger station than HOU ...

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by jplatts
Mon Jul 29, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 307
Views: 35022

Re: DC/VA/MD Aviation Thread - 2019

WN's continued growth at BWI is also impressive; their particular policies on interlining probably limit BWI's ambitions to grow international traffic, but that's always a factor to watch as well. While WN already has nonstop service out of BWI to most of the domestic destinations that it will ever...

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by jplatts
Mon Jul 29, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/28/2019:AA Adds PHX-COS/CVG/FAR, Drops ORDRNO;DL Adds JFKBOG;KX Drops DEN;UA Drops BJX-ORD
Replies: 58
Views: 10216

Re: OAG Changes 7/28/2019:AA Adds PHX-COS/CVG/FAR, Drops ORDRNO;DL Adds JFKBOG;KX Drops DEN;UA Drops BJX-ORD

If zeroed out that wouldn't appear either. But presumably they will load the change later if they will delete them. To be honest, I don't really know the difference between zeroed out or deleted, but you can't by a flight on WN out of EWR after November 2. You can however, still buy flights listed ...

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by jplatts
Mon Jul 29, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A220 route additions
Replies: 344
Views: 22014

Re: Delta A220 route additions

That way of thinking presumes there's incremental demand at fares DL is willing to chase. DL operates (tomorrow) LGA-MCI with 5x E75/CR9. WN has 2x LGA-MCI. UA is the only carrier EWR-MCI with 3x E70 and 1x 319. Both DL and UA going to want to maintain frequency to promote hub connections. ITA Matr...

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by jplatts
Mon Jul 29, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Practices Sustainable?
Replies: 148
Views: 14431

Re: WN Practices Sustainable?

Any of the following would be great connecting hubs for daily WN service out of RIC : MDW, STL, DEN, or HOU. DEN and Houston (through IAH) are currently monopolized by UA and they'd have the STL market all to themselves. I've read that MDW might be a problem due to lack of gate space (same reason I...

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by jplatts
Mon Jul 29, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A220 route additions
Replies: 344
Views: 22014

Re: Delta A220 route additions

Still waiting to see it on LGA-MCI. I'm pretty sure this one is coming. Also add JFK-DFW to the list starting on Labor Day Weekend. The top nonstop routes out of NYC that don't currently have mainline out of LGA on DL include LGA-BUF, LGA-CHS, LGA-CLT, LGA-CLE, LGA-CMH, LGA-IND, LGA-JAX, LGA-MCI, L...

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by jplatts
Mon Jul 29, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Practices Sustainable?
Replies: 148
Views: 14431

Re: WN Practices Sustainable?

But NK, and F9 are only getting more aircraft every month and are adding more routes to WN cities where they have had very strong market share. Prime example is NK. They opened up AUS with a very aggressive 9 routes, and BNA will open with 7 routes. NK has also encroached on monopoly routes that WN...

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by jplatts
Mon Jul 29, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 648
Views: 82540

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019

I'll be anxiously awaiting some good news from WN regarding SAN soon. We already know we're losing one route permanently from the carrier - EWR - due to the closure of that station by WN... Should the MAX situation ever get settled, we will hopefully see MCO resume. bb While WN doesn't currently se...

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by jplatts
Mon Jul 29, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Practices Sustainable?
Replies: 148
Views: 14431

Re: WN Practices Sustainable?

I agree. I've been saying on here for years but it's criminal how much WN is neglecting some of their former Air Tran destinations such as RIC. 20 consecutive months of record passenger numbers going through RIC and still all WN can muster is 3 daily flights during the week to ATL (2 each on Sat/Su...

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by jplatts
Mon Jul 29, 2019 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 104
Views: 17247

Re: Delta Network Thread - 2019

Looking at Google Flights, I'm seeing some new/expanded Delta A220 routes for the spring/summer of 2020. Of course, this is all subject to change, but I thought it might be worth pointing out: -SEA-SJC goes from 3 A220/2 E75 to 6 A220 eff. 6/8/20 -SEA-SMF goes from 4 E75 to 2 A220/2 E75 eff. 4/1/20...

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by jplatts
Mon Jul 29, 2019 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/28/2019:AA Adds PHX-COS/CVG/FAR, Drops ORDRNO;DL Adds JFKBOG;KX Drops DEN;UA Drops BJX-ORD
Replies: 58
Views: 10216

Re: OAG Changes 7/28/2019:AA Adds PHX-COS/CVG/FAR, Drops ORDRNO;DL Adds JFKBOG;KX Drops DEN;UA Drops BJX-ORD

COS-PHX is no surprise on AA. CVG is a bit surprising though. I don't believe this market was ever served by HP or US which would make this the first time this has been served by a legacy carrier since the days of the DL hub. This has to be to compete with both NK and WN who are already flying the ...

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by jplatts
Mon Jul 29, 2019 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Practices Sustainable?
Replies: 148
Views: 14431

Re: WN Practices Sustainable?

Once things get back to normal after the MAX is fixed, I wonder where future growth opportunities will come from. It seems like they are getting close to being maxed out on growth opportunities in the lower 48 (unless they get a smaller fleet). There are still plenty of domestic growth opportunitie...

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by jplatts
Sun Jul 28, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/28/2019:AA Adds PHX-COS/CVG/FAR, Drops ORDRNO;DL Adds JFKBOG;KX Drops DEN;UA Drops BJX-ORD
Replies: 58
Views: 10216

Re: OAG Changes 7/28/2019:AA Adds PHX-COS/CVG/FAR, Drops ORDRNO;DL Adds JFKBOG;KX Drops DEN;UA Drops BJX-ORD

While none of the WN nonstop routes out of EWR that are being dropped are listed in today's OAG changes, WN had already on Thursday announced that it is going to be pulling out of EWR on November 2nd.

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by jplatts
Sun Jul 28, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 968
Views: 119889

Re: Cleveland Aviation Thread - 2019

Simply did not make sense for Southwest to continue serving the same routes in CAK as they did in CLE. We see Spirit struggling with the same thing in CAK — the overlapping routes they serve in Akron consistently preform worse than those they serve from Cleveland. CAK to MYR and LAS were cut in 201...

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