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by evank516
Mon Jul 19, 2021 5:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAC (Jackson Hole Airport, WY) to close April-June 2022
Replies: 62
Views: 14755

Re: JAC (Jackson Hole Airport, WY) to close April-June 2022

DLASFlyer wrote:
oosnowrat wrote:
hannah9898 wrote:
Can IDA handle jets like 757 there or just Regional Jet?


I don't know about 757s, but IDA can certainly handle 320s and 737s.


Longest runway is 2,500 feet longer and 2,000 feet lower than JAC - definitely fine for a 757.


Yeah, if JAC can handle a 757 IDA can handle it no problem.

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by evank516
Sun Jul 18, 2021 4:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 222
Views: 32056

Re: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2021

Is there any reason NYC-MCI should be DL's turf? They are not that large in MCI, comparable in size to AA. With B6/AS codeshares, AA will have the best network out of MCI for business flyers. Uh Delta was flying this route solo for years, along with MCI-JFK when they merged with NW. Southwest had n...

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by evank516
Sat Jul 17, 2021 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 222
Views: 32056

Re: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2021

When you are the only airline who has been flying it, I’d say it’s your turf. That said, Delta hasn't done itself any favors lately letting AA back in. It will be interesting to see if they try to defend any. They were quite a bit bigger pre covid than AA and had a better route map (NYC/BOS/LAX/SEA...

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by evank516
Sat Jul 17, 2021 3:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 222
Views: 32056

Re: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2021

So with AA restarting LGA-MCI and DL on it 2-4x, and then WN coming back with it sometime in the fall, this route gets competitive. Factor in B6 starting JFK next year I wonder if DL will make some upgauges on this. They’ve been solid on this route for years and now they have to go up against a rat...

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by evank516
Fri Jul 16, 2021 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 222
Views: 32056

Re: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2021

So with AA restarting LGA-MCI and DL on it 2-4x, and then WN coming back with it sometime in the fall, this route gets competitive. Factor in B6 starting JFK next year I wonder if DL will make some upgauges on this. They’ve been solid on this route for years and now they have to go up against a rath...

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by evank516
Wed Jun 30, 2021 3:15 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: SWF airport--next gateway to NY metro area?
Replies: 27
Views: 4234

Re: SWF airport--next gateway to NY metro area?

Nicknuzzii wrote:
The mass exodus will favor EWR, ISP, and sort of JFK.


Probably HPN to a degree as well, they’re just capped.

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by evank516
Tue Jun 29, 2021 4:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 3308
Views: 530866

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

I know it’s Wikipedia so I’m taking it with a grain of salt, but can anyone verify WN starting ORD-MCI or did someone likely confuse their ORD/MCI-CUN announcement to mean they were doing ORD-MCI?

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by evank516
Tue Jun 29, 2021 4:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 573
Views: 88653

Re: Allegiant air adding Minneapolis, Melbourne (Florida), new Austin routes

I actually think they just hit DAB where it hurts. Granted I think DAB and SFB are closer than MLB and SFB.

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by evank516
Sun Jun 27, 2021 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2532
Views: 452188

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021

Does anyone know when to expect an announcement of schedules to MKE and MCI?

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by evank516
Sun Jun 27, 2021 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two Breeze Airways aircraft at Islip
Replies: 13
Views: 4871

Re: Two Breeze Airways aircraft at Islip

Breeze was hiring their own personnel at ISP not that long ago. So I think they do have some of their own Mx workers there.

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by evank516
Fri Jun 25, 2021 12:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two Breeze Airways aircraft at Islip
Replies: 13
Views: 4871

Re: Two Breeze Airways aircraft at Islip

Wneast wrote:
I think it’s a maintenance base but wouldn’t be surprised if they end up flying there eventually


Me neither. Never a bad idea to offer service where you have an Mx base.

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by evank516
Fri Jun 25, 2021 12:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 562
Views: 83909

Re: Spirit launches MKE today and already announces new routes

I see NK as going directly after WN markets. F9 is going after a lot of markets that the Big4 don't serve directly, so that will hurt connection yields of the big 3 most likely. Again, WN used to have a lot of monopolies on these middle of America leisure routes and NK has invaded a lot of those ma...

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by evank516
Sat Jun 19, 2021 9:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SBY Growth
Replies: 22
Views: 4194

Re: SBY Growth

SBY is quite fortunate to have CLT and PHL flights. They’re well served for such a small market. Be grateful for what you have.

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by evank516
Thu Jun 10, 2021 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 3308
Views: 530866

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

Any word on the resumption of LGA-MCI? That route is picking back up and AA re-launches it in Sept.

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by evank516
Thu Jun 10, 2021 1:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1662
Views: 240324

Re: Delta Network Thread - 2021

Any chances of DL returning to SWF? AA went back earlier this year. Also seeing MCI-MSP/DTW has been upgauged back to mainline with 717s returning to DTW-MCI. Wonder how they’re cycling them up to DTW from ATL since they closed the 717 base. DL has a 717 pilot base at ATL and DTW. They closed the 7...

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by evank516
Thu Jun 10, 2021 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1662
Views: 240324

Re: Delta Network Thread - 2021

Any chances of DL returning to SWF? AA went back earlier this year.

Also seeing MCI-MSP/DTW has been upgauged back to mainline with 717s returning to DTW-MCI. Wonder how they’re cycling them up to DTW from ATL since they closed the 717 base.

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by evank516
Wed Jun 09, 2021 1:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 3308
Views: 530866

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

Just a few years ago they were making good money at ISP, even with LGA in existence right next door. I bet they could if they tried. New York area to Florida is a huge market, even after the pandemic. Hopefully after this summer trend of travel-to-outdoorsy-areas dies down they can add more ISP fli...

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by evank516
Wed Jun 09, 2021 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 3308
Views: 530866

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

Why is ISP-FLL/TPA gone? Those used to be such popular routes for them. I can sorta understand FLL with the cruise industry out still, but south Florida is a big market for LI, you’d think they’d be able to get at least one daily 737 to profitable loads. I really hope they bring those back to daily...

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by evank516
Mon May 24, 2021 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Elite Airways announces HPN focus city
Replies: 12
Views: 3455

Re: Elite Airways announces HPN focus city

How many times is Elite going to come and go? Have they even been flying since the pandemic started?

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by evank516
Fri May 21, 2021 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 1849
Views: 377287

Re: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread - 2021

Kinda interesting there was no MCO No Islip either. I am a little surprised Islip. According to the Airways article, more announcements will be staggered through July. I'm pretty surprised there's no Islip too. This has to be coming. Also surprised they're using major airports as bases. I would hav...

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by evank516
Thu May 20, 2021 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Big SAT Announcement Tomorrow 04/21
Replies: 90
Views: 18299

Re: Big SAT Announcement Tomorrow 04/21

93Sierra wrote:
Some routes aren’t even operating until a year from now? ( 2nd quarter 2022) why so long?


DAB was announced 1 year prior to commencement of service and schedules weren't released until about 6 months after the air service announcement.

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by evank516
Thu May 20, 2021 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2532
Views: 452188

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021

What’s the over/under on B6 re-entering the CMH market? Given their additions with the A220, and the fact that NYC-CMH is a quite high fare route (given its length) which is basically price fixed between the US3. I understand that B6 pulled out of CMH back in 2007 but has the market changed enough ...

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by evank516
Mon May 17, 2021 4:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flight Schedule Accuracy
Replies: 2
Views: 1061

Re: Flight Schedule Accuracy

The standard is usually that schedules are finaled 45 days in advance to firm aircraft rotations, crew rostering, ATC and airport operations. That said, changes have and do occur within that window. If you are flying a city-pair that has frequent flights, a change will likely not be significant, an...

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by evank516
Mon May 17, 2021 4:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flight Schedule Accuracy
Replies: 2
Views: 1061

Flight Schedule Accuracy

I'm planning to book a one way flight on Delta on June 19th to move, but holding off because I'm not sure how accurate the flight schedules are. Does anyone know if the June 2021 flight schedules for DL are final yet?

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by evank516
Fri May 14, 2021 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Adds BOS-DFW/CLT/YYZ, LGA-YYZ
Replies: 83
Views: 15471

Re: Delta Adds BOS-DFW/CLT/YYZ, LGA-YYZ

I'm wondering if this is only the beginning and we will see more retaliation from DL when B6 launches MCI and MKE from both JFK and BOS. DL's onboard product is the most similar to B6 and they're flying RJs to MKE and MCI from LGA. I'd assume they may consider upgauging when these new flights start?

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by evank516
Fri May 07, 2021 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines To Create HVN Base
Replies: 333
Views: 72161

Re: Avelo Airlines To Create HVN Base

I don't think they're going to do MCO. If they attempt that area it'll be SFB since they seem to favor alternative airports as opposed to main airports. I wonder if they'll consider UST over JAX if they have any interest in NE/NE Central Florida?

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by evank516
Thu May 06, 2021 9:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines To Create HVN Base
Replies: 333
Views: 72161

Re: Avelo Airlines To Create HVN Base

737-700’s?? I thought that they were only going the -800 route. 147 seats is not STUFFED sardines, so respectable. They have to be dirt cheap to acquire right now I can't speak to their future plans, but HVN's sole runway is only 5,600 feet. The -800 is fine on that in the dry but any contamination...

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by evank516
Fri Apr 30, 2021 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 3308
Views: 530866

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

bpat777 wrote:
evank516 wrote:
MCI-LGA is still not resuming.


I don't see the planned BWI-LGA either.


Yeah I noticed that as well.

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by evank516
Fri Apr 30, 2021 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1662
Views: 240324

Re: Delta Network Thread - 2021

Is the June schedule finalized yet? I'm seeing mainline back on MCI-DTW/MSP, but it's a 717 to DTW. Also seeing JFK-MSP was downgauged to the CR9 again.

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by evank516
Fri Apr 30, 2021 1:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 3308
Views: 530866

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

MCI-LGA is still not resuming.

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by evank516
Fri Apr 30, 2021 2:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 222
Views: 32056

Re: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2021

I would have said SY could make MSP work if it was operating the old model. Nowadays since it seems to be decentralizing it’s route network I’m not so sure.

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by evank516
Thu Apr 29, 2021 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 222
Views: 32056

Re: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2021

With the new codeshare and BOS AA flights that were just announced at STL, I don't think they will even come to STL Not sure. AA is re-launching LGA-MCI and B6 is coming in afterwards. I don't see why they wouldn't go to STL at some point. STL airport director said that with AA launching 2 daily ma...

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by evank516
Tue Apr 27, 2021 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will the City of Dallas drop its lawsuit against DL regarding DAL gate space?
Replies: 90
Views: 14182

Re: Will the City of Dallas drop its lawsuit against DL regarding DAL gate space?

It's still an artificial limit on competition. In a country that pride itself to be the kind of free competition, this restriction is asinine. While I am generally for markets as little restricted as possible, commercial airports in urban areas have a lot of externalities. Airplanes don't simply us...

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by evank516
Sat Apr 24, 2021 12:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta scales back JFK T4 plans
Replies: 166
Views: 39241

Re: Delta scales back JFK T4 plans

T4 is terrible. That walk down the B concourse is just too long. Baggage claim is clear across the facility and you’re looking at a gnarly walk from even B39. T2 may be gross, but it’s easy in and easy out. I miss it.

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by evank516
Wed Apr 21, 2021 10:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 222
Views: 32056

Re: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2021

Very, very, very positive news to see B6 heading to Kansas City, and they're doing it before STL too! First things first is when AA resumes LGA-MCI in September, then B6 will head in probably about 6-8 months later. Will be nice to see mainline jets on an NYC route again other than the single unrel...

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by evank516
Wed Apr 21, 2021 10:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Announces New Routes Including JFK-DEL
Replies: 173
Views: 30539

Re: AA Announces New Routes Including JFK-DEL

I wish AA would start JFK-BOM/BLR competing with UA/DL. Due to limited non-stop competition UA's EWR-BOM is on a high J 77W instead of the 789. I guess AA didn't want to compete with DL on JFK-BOM. DL doesnt fly JFK BOM anymore, they quit the route in 2020 due to covid, got rid of the 777lr that wa...

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by evank516
Wed Apr 21, 2021 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 222
Views: 32056

Re: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2021

Very, very, very positive news to see B6 heading to Kansas City, and they're doing it before STL too! First things first is when AA resumes LGA-MCI in September, then B6 will head in probably about 6-8 months later. Will be nice to see mainline jets on an NYC route again other than the single unreli...

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by evank516
Wed Apr 21, 2021 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue announces 7 new airports
Replies: 102
Views: 18415

Re: JetBlue announces 7 new airports

Why did you decide to move there? I'm training to be a pilot (pending medical). The cost of living in my area of NY (Long Island) area is exorbitant and prohibitive of me having a job where I can work varying shifts and still put a roof over my head. I have friends who live in Kansas City, one bein...

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by evank516
Wed Apr 21, 2021 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue announces 7 new airports
Replies: 102
Views: 18415

Re: JetBlue announces 7 new airports

Woohoo MCI is coming online! I'm moving there from NY this summer. Why did you decide to move there? I'm training to be a pilot (pending medical). The cost of living in my area of NY (Long Island) area is exorbitant and prohibitive of me having a job where I can work varying shifts and still put a ...

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by evank516
Wed Apr 21, 2021 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue announces 7 new airports
Replies: 102
Views: 18415

Re: JetBlue announces 7 new airports

Finally B6 will open the door to Canadian Ops. I forsee way down the line some Canada to Florida opportunities. Interesting times. Open the door? The door's been open for transborder flights before JetBlue even existed - see the 1995 treaty. JFK-YVR may prove a decent route for B6 - but it's going ...

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by evank516
Wed Apr 21, 2021 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue announces 7 new airports
Replies: 102
Views: 18415

Re: JetBlue announces 7 new airports

Woohoo MCI is coming online! I'm moving there from NY this summer.

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by evank516
Mon Apr 19, 2021 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 3308
Views: 530866

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

sprxUSA wrote:
Nobody wants to go to Syracuse...... ;)


No, but everyone wants to LEAVE Syracuse :rotfl:

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by evank516
Tue Apr 13, 2021 4:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is Delta Doing?
Replies: 353
Views: 76458

Re: What is Delta Doing?

AC4500 wrote:
alohashirts wrote:
I’m seeing DL is resuming SLC-STS/MRY, is that true? If so I’m surprised they are resuming those before SBA comes back.

I'm not seeing this. Are the routes for sale yet?


Resuming? I don't remember DL serving SLC-STS at the time COVID hit. I thought they axed MRY years ago.

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by evank516
Mon Apr 12, 2021 11:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did Southwest cancel the rest of their MIA flights tonight (11 Apr)?
Replies: 37
Views: 7986

Re: Why did Southwest cancel the rest of their MIA flights tonight (11 Apr)?

I can't imagine EYW being able to handle many diversions. There's not a whole lot of space on the ramp. Nor a runway large enough to accommodate most aircraft. You could probably land an A321 at EYW in a pinch with the runway being dry and (necessarily) fuel being low. But the passengers are going ...

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by evank516
Mon Apr 12, 2021 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did Southwest cancel the rest of their MIA flights tonight (11 Apr)?
Replies: 37
Views: 7986

Re: Why did Southwest cancel the rest of their MIA flights tonight (11 Apr)?

Just a quick look on FR24 shows a cluster....looks to me they have to Divert to the Bahamas or Key west if they cant get all the way around this line..... am I wrong? I can't imagine EYW being able to handle many diversions. There's not a whole lot of space on the ramp. Nor a runway large enough to...

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by evank516
Tue Apr 06, 2021 3:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 222
Views: 32056

Re: Kansas City Aviation Thread - 2021

KCaviator wrote:
UA MCI-EWR down to 0 flights per day in May. This route was operated 4x daily pre-COVID. Wonder if and when it’ll recover.


Interesting considering DL LGA-MCI is at 2 flights in May.

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by evank516
Mon Apr 05, 2021 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 3308
Views: 530866

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

those people can easily fly out of EWR or JFK. People aren't going to connect unless WN undercuts in pricing. WN has little loyalty in NY area. People will pick DL/UA connection options out of NYC ahead of WN connection options. LGA-BWI is a slot squatting tactic until demand out of LGA comes back....

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by evank516
Mon Apr 05, 2021 1:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 3308
Views: 530866

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

You missed tphuang's point: people don't need to connect to get to LGA (or more broadly NYC). The NYC airports typically have n/s service to 200+ destinations. LGA isn't GRR or ISP! Anyone who wants to travel beyond perimeter and depart from LGA needs to connect. those people can easily fly out of ...

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by evank516
Sun Apr 04, 2021 2:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 3308
Views: 530866

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

Looks like the resumption of LGA-MCI was delayed. Was supposed to come back in May now I see it in June.

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by evank516
Mon Mar 29, 2021 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 3308
Views: 530866

Re: Southwest Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

As another DAB spotter, there are no issues with gate space. There is some space where they can use a remote gate, and if they were intersted they could renovate the international terminal. However, there is a run-up area used by some of the flight schools that is relatively close to terminal which...

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