If WN couldn't make PIT-PHL work against AA, then I can't see NK making that work. Do you guys really think WN couldn’t make a 2x daily PIT-PHL flight work? I think times have changed and people realize the price gouging that AA does, plus I’d say WN is in a far better place now, than when they can...Jump to post
I don't think this has been mentioned yet, but PIT-DFW on NK appears to be getting axed for good. No longer bookable after September 5th and Wiki indicates that it is being cut. How about NK adds service to places like New York and/or Philly? I'd love the return of affordable flights east. WN? Anyo...Jump to post
God this is amazing! I honestly did not think this would happen in my lifetime! But very glad nonetheless. I just wonder if BA will keep it after the two year subsidy ends. Any thoughts? Yes, it is amazing! The subsidies are merely a way for an airport and community (Pittsburgh in this case) to tak...Jump to post
All very exciting about BA!! One not surprised by Wednesday’s announcement was Mr. Boyd. He said British Airways has been turning to secondary markets more and more to feed its Heathrow hub. He sees the Pittsburgh service as part of that trend. Wasn't he the one always saying something to the effect...Jump to post
The moving escalators are so long they block passengers from moving across the concourse. They would have to walk down and around the walkways just to get to a gate on the other side. It's easier to give the airlines a single side of the concourse so WN passengers or gate agents can stay to the lef...Jump to post
Some great international flight deals still to be had this summer from PIT. Delta/Condor non-stops to CDG/FRA respectively coming in at under $700 RT for Aug & Sept.
And just a week out, Condor's OW fares to FRA were still around $400-$500! Their prices seem to get cheaper as the season goes on.
Next set of strikes announced - 4days commencing June 23. http://www.france24.com/en/20180609-air-france-unions-call-four-day-strike-end-june Also reports that interim non-executive chairperson will meet with unions next week and present a new offer aimed at ending the dispute. Does anyone know if ...Jump to post
Why is it that the departing flights to Europe rarely ever depart on-time? Tonight, Delta departed 10 minutes late (actually not that bad, but previously it's been worse) despite landing 45 minutes early. Wow was supposed to depart at 6:45pm and even the departures boards inside the terminal said t...Jump to post
It's actually not a bad deal from the Pgh end for a visit to Shanghai. It's a fantastic city.
Here's the promo PDF:
http://www.flypittsburgh.com/getattachm ... lang=en-US
According the article in the PG, there will be 2 flights this year. http://www.post-gazette.com/business/development/2018/05/31/Pittsburgh-to-Shanghai-Charter-service-to-begin-in-August/stories/201805310158 "China Eastern will operate two flights this year from Pittsburgh to Shanghai. The first...Jump to post
Runway28L wrote:Condor's inaugural FRA-PIT flight tomorrow for 2018 is completely sold out at 290 passengers.
So F9 is adding flights from SAT to CLE and CMH, in addition to already serving CVG, but nothing for PIT? What gives? Have they almost totally given up on PIT?
https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/f ... 618994002/
PIT/IND battle to the cheapest depending on day of week. PIT is the only airfare south of $1000, on Tuesday to Tuesday. On weekends IND is cheaper (but still pricier than during the week), during the week PIT is the cheapest. I found this really interesting as well. As I was booking a flight to a s...Jump to post
DEN has always been 2x daily I think. IINM I do remember one of those flights sometimes being on a 752 before the merger with CO. I took a UA 752 to DEN in Oct 2009. SFO was also a 752 a few summers after that. IIRC DEN was two mainline and one regional jet for 3x daily flights before WN/F9 joined ...Jump to post
Apparently G4 is launching PIT > AFB & PIT > SRQ?
http://www.post-gazette.com/business/ne ... 1801090038
Apparently PIT > AFB & PIT > SRQ
http://www.post-gazette.com/business/ne ... 1801090038
Apple Vacations will be offering seasonal PIT-POP (Puerto Plata, D.R.) service. G4 will be providing the lift. https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2017/12/20/allegiant-air-adds-dominican-republic-flights.html Sounds like G4 will also be suspending the SJU seasonal due to weak demand. Hope t...Jump to post
Elite Airways announced PIT-SRQ starting in February. Looks to be on a CRJ-200 :shock: ... I'm surprisingly excited by this and their interest in expansion. I wonder what type of market they might consider. "The airline has been impressed enough with the enthusiasm and reception it has receive...Jump to post
I wish they would start some service to NYC. I am so angered at the fact that our only option is Delta and AA (considering UA is EWR). The main cost factor is that little PIT-NYC segment.... I wish we had some more competition on that route. Come on JetBlue! Come on low cost carrier! Anyone? Someon...Jump to post
OneJet expands in Milwaukee "Already, Maguire anticipates as many as 15 more routes from Milwaukee, though he says the carrier won’t stop there. “Certainly, Milwaukee will not be our last base,” he predicts. What (if any) impact might this have on Pgh? https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/flig...Jump to post
Post Gazette's article on the bigger planes to Paris next year:
http://www.post-gazette.com/business/de ... 1709260055
Frontier Airlines... So far DEN returns at 3x weekly. LAS does not return and MCO gets the axe. So next summer F9 at PIT will be a total of 3 weekly flights...they just have no mojo here. How about they add a route that doesn't already have so much competition? MCO, LAS? What's the point? How about...Jump to post
The website for the proposed reconfiguration plan is up- http://pittransformed.com/ Certainly a bold move, but I'm excited about it. PIT will actually be a (partially) a modern looking and feeling airport. I'm glad their plan was not simply to demolish the ends of A and B, though it looks like it's...Jump to post
This will be interesting to see what happens. My guess is they are using PIT as a test, and if successful, they will expand to other cities that are not major hubs. Cities like IND, BUF, ABQ... Supposedly, this is more of something the PIT people wanted to do and not a TSA thing, but perhaps when o...Jump to post
Condor adds a 3rd weekly flight to FRA next summer!
http://www.post-gazette.com/business/mo ... 1708310192
Just returned from Iceland. Outbound to KEF had about 20 seats available; return today had about 5 available. Today's equipment was TF-SON, ex-UTair. Still has cabin placards of English/Cyrillic. Some WOW observations. Cabin crew all from Iceland. All female. They wear either a skirt or a dress wit...Jump to post