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Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Tue Oct 08, 2019 11:34 pm

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CLJFlyer wrote:
I was on a flight from BNA-ATL on Friday. I was sitting next to a Delta pilot flying down to start work and asked him about the DL to Europe flights from Nashville.

He said that Delta has chosen CDG as the European destination from BNA, and it should start late next year.



Heard similar from a DL pilot buddy today RE: CDG next year


Announced or starting next year?


Starting.....no knowledge about announcement strategy
 
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Tue Oct 08, 2019 11:46 pm

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BNAMealer wrote:
dafunk10 wrote:


Heard similar from a DL pilot buddy today RE: CDG next year


Announced or starting next year?


Starting.....no knowledge about announcement strategy


I’m pretty sure it would’ve been announced already if it was truly starting next year. I doubt they’d start it late in the summer/early fall.
 
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Wed Oct 09, 2019 12:05 am

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[quote ="reednavy"]
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Spirit to announce additional routes from BNA on Thursday

https://www.tennessean.com/story/money/ ... 907615002/

I'd hedge bets on DTW, DFW, ORD, & maybe even CUN.

It seems they're going to get aggressive from the jump, and why not?


How will they fit more flights in with one gate?[/quote]

Not sure, but this is a temporary setup. Air Canada will be sharing A2 with United.
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Wed Oct 09, 2019 12:07 am

reednavy wrote:
TangoCharlie123 wrote:
Spirit to announce additional routes from BNA on Thursday

https://www.tennessean.com/story/money/ ... 907615002/

I'd hedge bets on DTW, DFW, ORD, & maybe even CUN.

It seems they're going to get aggressive from the jump, and why not?


I’m hoping for DTW. I would love a dirt cheap option to my stomping grounds.
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Wed Oct 09, 2019 4:40 pm

Spirit adds AUS-BNA. Prior announced: BNA to BWI, LAS, FLL, MSY, MCO, TPA

Is Spirit picking a fight with WN at BNA?
 
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Wed Oct 09, 2019 4:42 pm

southwest1675 wrote:
reednavy wrote:
TangoCharlie123 wrote:
Spirit to announce additional routes from BNA on Thursday

https://www.tennessean.com/story/money/ ... 907615002/

I'd hedge bets on DTW, DFW, ORD, & maybe even CUN.

It seems they're going to get aggressive from the jump, and why not?


I’m hoping for DTW. I would love a dirt cheap option to my stomping grounds.
DTW will not be included. It will most likely be AUS, CUN, & EWR.
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Wed Oct 09, 2019 4:46 pm

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Spirit adds AUS-BNA. Prior announced: BNA to BWI, LAS, FLL, MSY, MCO, TPA

Is Spirit picking a fight with WN at BNA?

Apparently, and allegedly DL if you believe the "focus city" labeling. I guess it's one way to be very aggressive in entering a new market.

AUS is a surprising add because I think everyone expected one of the larger cities they service, like DFW or DTW. AUS serves leisure and business travel given the cities are very big music/entertainment entities.
 
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Wed Oct 09, 2019 5:16 pm

reednavy wrote:
Bluegrass60 wrote:
Spirit adds AUS-BNA. Prior announced: BNA to BWI, LAS, FLL, MSY, MCO, TPA

Is Spirit picking a fight with WN at BNA?

Apparently, and allegedly DL if you believe the "focus city" labeling. I guess it's one way to be very aggressive in entering a new market.

AUS is a surprising add because I think everyone expected one of the larger cities they service, like DFW or DTW. AUS serves leisure and business travel given the cities are very big music/entertainment entities.



Healthcare and tech draws between the cities as well.....is still be surprised if DL doesn’t make this a A220 route but Spirit getting there first is interesting!
 
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Wed Oct 09, 2019 5:38 pm

Competition is good. I figure Southwest will respond once the MAX is figured out.
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Wed Oct 09, 2019 5:56 pm

dafunk10 wrote:
reednavy wrote:
Bluegrass60 wrote:
Spirit adds AUS-BNA. Prior announced: BNA to BWI, LAS, FLL, MSY, MCO, TPA

Is Spirit picking a fight with WN at BNA?

Apparently, and allegedly DL if you believe the "focus city" labeling. I guess it's one way to be very aggressive in entering a new market.

AUS is a surprising add because I think everyone expected one of the larger cities they service, like DFW or DTW. AUS serves leisure and business travel given the cities are very big music/entertainment entities.


Healthcare and tech draws between the cities as well.....is still be surprised if DL doesn’t make this a A220 route but Spirit getting there first is interesting!


Is it just AUS being added or is NK adding more?

I expect WN to respond in a big way next year considering they’ll be getting more gates and the MAX will be back. NK will do well, but they won’t be able to expand to the scale WN will.
 
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Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:25 pm

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Competition is good. I figure Southwest will respond once the MAX is figured out.


Yes, competition is good. WN flies 3 nonstops/day = 450+ seats each way. NK will be flying nonstop with A319 or A320...an added 145 or 182 seats. Then there are multiple connecting options on WN, DL, AA and UA.
 
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Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:53 pm

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dafunk10 wrote:
reednavy wrote:
Apparently, and allegedly DL if you believe the "focus city" labeling. I guess it's one way to be very aggressive in entering a new market.

AUS is a surprising add because I think everyone expected one of the larger cities they service, like DFW or DTW. AUS serves leisure and business travel given the cities are very big music/entertainment entities.


Healthcare and tech draws between the cities as well.....is still be surprised if DL doesn’t make this a A220 route but Spirit getting there first is interesting!


Is it just AUS being added or is NK adding more?

I expect WN to respond in a big way next year considering they’ll be getting more gates and the MAX will be back. NK will do well, but they won’t be able to expand to the scale WN will.


"Why would WN respond in a big way...or any way? They fly 3 daily nonstops throughout the day now."

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Wed Oct 09, 2019 9:12 pm

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BNAMealer wrote:
dafunk10 wrote:

Healthcare and tech draws between the cities as well.....is still be surprised if DL doesn’t make this a A220 route but Spirit getting there first is interesting!


Is it just AUS being added or is NK adding more?

I expect WN to respond in a big way next year considering they’ll be getting more gates and the MAX will be back. NK will do well, but they won’t be able to expand to the scale WN will.


"Why would WN respond in a big way...or any way? They fly 3 daily nonstops throughout the day now."

"


Agreed. What’s the upside of a response? WN loyalists and passengers who care about schedule will stick with WN. Additional capacity will just depress yields farther.
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Wed Oct 09, 2019 9:23 pm

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Bluegrass60 wrote:
BNAMealer wrote:

Is it just AUS being added or is NK adding more?

I expect WN to respond in a big way next year considering they’ll be getting more gates and the MAX will be back. NK will do well, but they won’t be able to expand to the scale WN will.


"Why would WN respond in a big way...or any way? They fly 3 daily nonstops throughout the day now."

"


Agreed. What’s the upside of a response? WN loyalists and passengers who care about schedule will stick with WN. Additional capacity will just depress yields farther.


I was talking in general and not specifically about BNA-AUS......
 
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Wed Oct 09, 2019 9:55 pm

AUS wont be the only add announced tomorrow. And ideas on the others?
 
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Wed Oct 09, 2019 10:17 pm

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AUS wont be the only add announced tomorrow. And ideas on the others?


I’m still optimistic about Detroit. WN and DL make a killing on this route. Lots of Michigan transplants in middle TN. I bet EWR is added since Southwest is cutting it soon.
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Wed Oct 09, 2019 10:36 pm

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tys777 wrote:
AUS wont be the only add announced tomorrow. And ideas on the others?


I’m still optimistic about Detroit. WN and DL make a killing on this route. Lots of Michigan transplants in middle TN. I bet EWR is added since Southwest is cutting it soon.


"WN has 3 dailies BNA-DTW and DL has 6 dailies BNA-DTW" BNA provides CX for DTW via WN and DL provides CX for BNA via DTW...Why would NK want to mess with that?"
 
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Wed Oct 09, 2019 11:20 pm

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southwest1675 wrote:
tys777 wrote:
AUS wont be the only add announced tomorrow. And ideas on the others?


I’m still optimistic about Detroit. WN and DL make a killing on this route. Lots of Michigan transplants in middle TN. I bet EWR is added since Southwest is cutting it soon.


"WN has 3 dailies BNA-DTW and DL has 6 dailies BNA-DTW" BNA provides CX for DTW via WN and DL provides CX for BNA via DTW...Why would NK want to mess with that?"
Plenty of room for NK. BNA-DTW has grown probably near 45% over the last 5 years. The market will most likely hit over 1K combined each way in the next 3 years.
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Thu Oct 10, 2019 1:09 am

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tys777 wrote:
AUS wont be the only add announced tomorrow. And ideas on the others?


I’m still optimistic about Detroit. WN and DL make a killing on this route. Lots of Michigan transplants in middle TN. I bet EWR is added since Southwest is cutting it soon.


Would like to see ORD, DTW and DFW added on NK. Those routes need some ULCC competition (F9 on ORD has bad frequency).
 
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Thu Oct 10, 2019 1:29 am

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"Why would WN respond in a big way...or any way? They fly 3 daily nonstops throughout the day now."

"


Agreed. What’s the upside of a response? WN loyalists and passengers who care about schedule will stick with WN. Additional capacity will just depress yields farther.


I was talking in general and not specifically about BNA-AUS......


I think the point is probably the same on virtually any route unless NK goes hog wild with frequency.
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Thu Oct 10, 2019 1:40 am

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BNAMealer wrote:
Cubsrule wrote:

Agreed. What’s the upside of a response? WN loyalists and passengers who care about schedule will stick with WN. Additional capacity will just depress yields farther.


I was talking in general and not specifically about BNA-AUS......


I think the point is probably the same on virtually any route unless NK goes hog wild with frequency.


True, but no way NK builds up the frequency/scales that WN will have in the not too distant future, that will start to take shape next year.

NK will do well here with all the tourism coming into Nashville, but no way they can match WN’s scale here.
 
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Thu Oct 10, 2019 2:27 am

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southwest1675 wrote:

I’m still optimistic about Detroit. WN and DL make a killing on this route. Lots of Michigan transplants in middle TN. I bet EWR is added since Southwest is cutting it soon.


"WN has 3 dailies BNA-DTW and DL has 6 dailies BNA-DTW" BNA provides CX for DTW via WN and DL provides CX for BNA via DTW...Why would NK want to mess with that?"
Plenty of room for NK. BNA-DTW has grown probably near 45% over the last 5 years. The market will most likely hit over 1K combined each way in the next 3 years.



"Where do you get 45% growth for BNA-DTW in last 5 years?"
 
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Thu Oct 10, 2019 2:31 am

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I was talking in general and not specifically about BNA-AUS......


I think the point is probably the same on virtually any route unless NK goes hog wild with frequency.


True, but no way NK builds up the frequency/scales that WN will have in the not too distant future, that will start to take shape next year.

NK will do well here with all the tourism coming into Nashville, but no way they can match WN’s scale here.


"BNA/Nashville have unquestionably boomed....however....load factors (one factor in profitability) has been declining for some time; booming tourism does not equate to big margins; BNA is not MSY or MCO"
 
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Thu Oct 10, 2019 3:12 am

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Bluegrass60 wrote:

"WN has 3 dailies BNA-DTW and DL has 6 dailies BNA-DTW" BNA provides CX for DTW via WN and DL provides CX for BNA via DTW...Why would NK want to mess with that?"
Plenty of room for NK. BNA-DTW has grown probably near 45% over the last 5 years. The market will most likely hit over 1K combined each way in the next 3 years.



"Where do you get 45% growth for BNA-DTW in last 5 years?"
Before I graduated college I created a formula where you plug in O&D data on excel mixed with capacity and it spits out growth or decline percentages. I frequently include it in quality service index studies.
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Thu Oct 10, 2019 11:26 am

NK has been expanding in all WN cities in the past year. If WN doesn't respond in some way to crush NK earnings, NK will just keep adding services in WN stations
 
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Thu Oct 10, 2019 1:18 pm

First NK flight arrived from BWI before 8am. The A Concourse will be even more crowded. I haven’t been to the airport in about a month. What’s the ticket counter space situation now? I saw NK has a counter at the very end now. Where’s G4, WJ, and others now?
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Thu Oct 10, 2019 2:07 pm

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First NK flight arrived from BWI before 8am. The A Concourse will be even more crowded. I haven’t been to the airport in about a month. What’s the ticket counter space situation now? I saw NK has a counter at the very end now. Where’s G4, WJ, and others now?


A will be a madhouse.

Have they announced the new destinations yet?
 
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Thu Oct 10, 2019 2:28 pm

BNAMealer wrote:
southwest1675 wrote:
First NK flight arrived from BWI before 8am. The A Concourse will be even more crowded. I haven’t been to the airport in about a month. What’s the ticket counter space situation now? I saw NK has a counter at the very end now. Where’s G4, WJ, and others now?


A will be a madhouse.

Have they announced the new destinations yet?


I see EWR and AUS were loaded.
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Thu Oct 10, 2019 2:32 pm

southwest1675 wrote:
BNAMealer wrote:
southwest1675 wrote:
First NK flight arrived from BWI before 8am. The A Concourse will be even more crowded. I haven’t been to the airport in about a month. What’s the ticket counter space situation now? I saw NK has a counter at the very end now. Where’s G4, WJ, and others now?


A will be a madhouse.

Have they announced the new destinations yet?


I see EWR and AUS were loaded.


I see LAX loaded too
 
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Thu Oct 10, 2019 2:35 pm

BNAMealer wrote:
southwest1675 wrote:
First NK flight arrived from BWI before 8am. The A Concourse will be even more crowded. I haven’t been to the airport in about a month. What’s the ticket counter space situation now? I saw NK has a counter at the very end now. Where’s G4, WJ, and others now?


A will be a madhouse.

Have they announced the new destinations yet?


AUS, LAX, and EWR are all bookable.
 
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Thu Oct 10, 2019 2:39 pm

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BNAMealer wrote:
southwest1675 wrote:
First NK flight arrived from BWI before 8am. The A Concourse will be even more crowded. I haven’t been to the airport in about a month. What’s the ticket counter space situation now? I saw NK has a counter at the very end now. Where’s G4, WJ, and others now?


A will be a madhouse.

Have they announced the new destinations yet?


AUS, LAX, and EWR are all bookable.


Quite the competition on LAX. Hope Sun Country can hang on. I did hear they were doing well with that red eye flight. I’m curious to see them operate these flights with just one gate. Also interesting adds all around from NK. Is Spirit’s method picking fights with WN?
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Thu Oct 10, 2019 2:45 pm

Sun Country really needs to figure out what the hell they want to be as an airline. They're almost as indecisive as Frontier it seems and their business model makes as much sense as Alaska's pulling back from everywhere east of the Rockies it seems.
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Thu Oct 10, 2019 2:47 pm

Now that Spirit’s finally in town, I think BNA’s focus will be new foreign carriers.
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Sun Country really needs to figure out what the hell they want to be as an airline. They're almost as indecisive as Frontier it seems.


They need planes is their single biggest issue. They are suffering from the Max grounding, their fleet expansion plans were based on airlines getting rid of the 73G's as the Max's came in. Give it a little bit of time and they will settle down.
 
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Thu Oct 10, 2019 3:45 pm

NK also adds CUN.
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Thu Oct 10, 2019 3:49 pm

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First NK flight arrived from BWI before 8am. The A Concourse will be even more crowded. I haven’t been to the airport in about a month. What’s the ticket counter space situation now? I saw NK has a counter at the very end now. Where’s G4, WJ, and others now?


G4 is somewhere on the north end. WS has some BA space, though their schedules do not overlap (WS is gone before BA checkin opens).
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Thu Oct 10, 2019 4:28 pm

Wow. NK is being somewhat aggressive here. Taking advantage while WN can’t respond as effectively due to the MAX.

Will BNA cross the 20 million pax mark next year? I think there’s a good chance.
 
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Wow. NK is being somewhat aggressive here. Taking advantage while WN can’t respond as effectively due to the MAX.

Will BNA cross the 20 million pax mark next year? I think there’s a good chance.


I’m saying we come shy of 19.5 in 2019.
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Thu Oct 10, 2019 7:02 pm

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Wow. NK is being somewhat aggressive here. Taking advantage while WN can’t respond as effectively due to the MAX.

Will BNA cross the 20 million pax mark next year? I think there’s a good chance.


With the new service starting, concourse D adding 6 more gates in the summer and if the MAX gets back in the air, yes I think there is a good chance BNA surpasses 20mil in 2020.
 
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Thu Oct 10, 2019 9:24 pm

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Sun Country really needs to figure out what the hell they want to be as an airline. They're almost as indecisive as Frontier it seems and their business model makes as much sense as Alaska's pulling back from everywhere east of the Rockies it seems.


I'm going to make a bold prediction; SY will cut back to simply MSP out of BNA sooner or later. With NK in the market now, I think they will consolidate support amongst the ULCC crowd.
 
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Thu Oct 10, 2019 9:49 pm

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reednavy wrote:
Sun Country really needs to figure out what the hell they want to be as an airline. They're almost as indecisive as Frontier it seems and their business model makes as much sense as Alaska's pulling back from everywhere east of the Rockies it seems.


I'm going to make a bold prediction; SY will cut back to simply MSP out of BNA sooner or later. With NK in the market now, I think they will consolidate support amongst the ULCC crowd.


As much as I want them to succeed, I second this. However I think PDX will work for the time being.
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Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:40 pm

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BNAMealer wrote:
reednavy wrote:
Sun Country really needs to figure out what the hell they want to be as an airline. They're almost as indecisive as Frontier it seems and their business model makes as much sense as Alaska's pulling back from everywhere east of the Rockies it seems.


I'm going to make a bold prediction; SY will cut back to simply MSP out of BNA sooner or later. With NK in the market now, I think they will consolidate support amongst the ULCC crowd.


As much as I want them to succeed, I second this. However I think PDX will work for the time being.


PDX will work for them until WN adds it as part of their buildup here.

I expect the future of BNA to belong to WN, DL and NK.
 
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Fri Oct 11, 2019 1:45 pm

Is NK slow to update their prices? I was hoping to take advantage of their entrance into BNA to grab some really good fares for the spring, but so far the ticket prices are significantly more expensive than WN or the legacies. $490 RT to EWR, $551 to LAX, $630 to AUS, all before any add on fees are purchased.
 
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Fri Oct 11, 2019 2:16 pm

That’s a lot of seats between the LA area and BNA....should be great for flyers in the short term, but someone is going to lose out there.


Also an interesting side note, I just noticed on the DL app the BNA concourses are mapped showing vendors, etc. I’ve only ever see that with their hubs, focus cities, and major tourism stations like MCO/LAS.
 
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Fri Oct 11, 2019 2:37 pm

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That’s a lot of seats between the LA area and BNA....should be great for flyers in the short term, but someone is going to lose out there.


There’s also a lot of capacity between BNA and LAS, and LAS doesn’t have as many connections to drive traffic like LA does.
 
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Fri Oct 11, 2019 2:49 pm

Also Kreulen is at Delta HQ today per his Twitter
 
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Also Kreulen is at Delta HQ today per his Twitter


I bet there’s talks of a TATL flight at some point today.
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NK also adds CUN.


Let's hope this will push American to restart their Non-Stop. We loved it. 0700 wheels up, land around 0945..Resort by 1100..drink in hand by 1105.

Unless I did something wrong you can fly American 1st Class the same date window for $100 CHEAPER.
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Also Kreulen is at Delta HQ today per his Twitter


I bet there’s talks of a TATL flight at some point today.


He specifically mentioned on his Twitter he was talking about BNA Vision with them, so perhaps he is discussing how DL will fit into that. I’ll bet the expanded Sky Club and a TATL flight was discussed too.

Interesting how Doug now has been to meetings with the two largest carriers at BNA (WN & DL) who both have expressed interest in significant growth here. I would have love to been a fly on the wall in both meetings!
 
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Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Sat Oct 12, 2019 1:34 pm

dafunk10 wrote:
That’s a lot of seats between the LA area and BNA....should be great for flyers in the short term, but someone is going to lose out there.


Also an interesting side note, I just noticed on the DL app the BNA concourses are mapped showing vendors, etc. I’ve only ever see that with their hubs, focus cities, and major tourism stations like MCO/LAS.


It’s only anecdotal of course, but I took a round trip to LAX a couple weeks ago on Southwest and both directions were completely full. Seemed like a pretty decent mix of tourism and business as well.

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