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Sat Sep 07, 2019 2:30 pm

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03APR FRI - 17APR FRI BNA/Z¥-5 LAS/¥-2
1 DL710 BNA LAS 12:00 14:10 76W 0 4H 10MIN 03APR - 03APR

S01APRLASBNA./D/ES¥DL
06APR MON - 20APR MON LAS/Z¥-7 BNA/¥2
1 DL707 LAS BNA 10:00 15:25 76W 0 3H 25MIN 06APR - 06APR

Looks like it is a weekend out trip - 03APR to 06APR. Wondering if it is a partial charter.
 
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Sat Sep 07, 2019 2:35 pm

bnatraveler wrote:
S01APRBNALAS./D/ES¥DL
03APR FRI - 17APR FRI BNA/Z¥-5 LAS/¥-2
1 DL710 BNA LAS 12:00 14:10 76W 0 4H 10MIN 03APR - 03APR

S01APRLASBNA./D/ES¥DL
06APR MON - 20APR MON LAS/Z¥-7 BNA/¥2
1 DL707 LAS BNA 10:00 15:25 76W 0 3H 25MIN 06APR - 06APR

Looks like it is a weekend out trip - 03APR to 06APR. Wondering if it is a partial charter.


That sort of makes sense; there’s nothing really going on on the Nashville end in early April so it must be something on the Vegas end (i.e. Nashville-originating pax going to Las Vegas).
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Sat Sep 07, 2019 10:44 pm

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Anyone know why DL has a B767 scheduled to fly BNA-LAS one-off in April 2020?


Very strange it is DL 710 BNA-LAS 767-300ER. The entire first class is sold out not sure what this is about?
 
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Sat Sep 07, 2019 11:14 pm

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Anyone know why DL has a B767 scheduled to fly BNA-LAS one-off in April 2020?


I would guess Academy of Country Music Awards in Vegas that month.
 
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Sun Sep 08, 2019 1:10 pm

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Midwestindy wrote:
Anyone know why DL has a B767 scheduled to fly BNA-LAS one-off in April 2020?


I would guess Academy of Country Music Awards in Vegas that month.


Spot on - the awards this year are on Sunday, April 5 in Las Vegas. Outbound and return support this. Looks like someone thought that they could do a charter, bought up all of the business seats and offered the rest for sale as a public charter to recover their costs. Smart idea.
 
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Mon Sep 09, 2019 7:01 pm

Looks like WN will be hiring more CSA's, Ramp, and Ops Agents. I know they're already well staffed there now, so I wonder if this means new flights are on the way once the MAX gets figured out....
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Sun Sep 15, 2019 2:18 am

Does anyone know if the new international arrivals building will feature a recheck area to allow for connecting pax?

If WN is serious about boosting BNA into their SE fortress station, there will likely be some more Latin America flying here in the future and as such, there will be connections. Probably not as many as FLL, but a decent amount nonetheless. A recheck facility would allow for easier international to domestic connections (and the majority of those would probably be on WN).
 
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Tue Sep 17, 2019 3:09 pm

Just saw on Airline Route's daily newsletter DL is putting the 220 on two of it's four daily flights to BOS, the other two being E75's; starting in May 2020..
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Tue Sep 17, 2019 3:25 pm

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Just saw on Airline Route's daily newsletter DL is putting the 220 on two of it's four daily flights to BOS, the other two being E75's; starting in May 2020..


Surprised this came before LGA.
 
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Tue Sep 17, 2019 4:03 pm

BNAMealer wrote:
EvanWSFO wrote:
Just saw on Airline Route's daily newsletter DL is putting the 220 on two of it's four daily flights to BOS, the other two being E75's; starting in May 2020..


Surprised this came before LGA.



The fight with B6 @ BOS is apparently more important to DL right now....they’ve been aggressive in hubbing BOS the last few years
 
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Tue Sep 17, 2019 4:23 pm

dafunk10 wrote:
BNAMealer wrote:
EvanWSFO wrote:
Just saw on Airline Route's daily newsletter DL is putting the 220 on two of it's four daily flights to BOS, the other two being E75's; starting in May 2020..


Surprised this came before LGA.



The fight with B6 @ BOS is apparently more important to DL right now....they’ve been aggressive in hubbing BOS the last few years


It's more likely the reason is B6 and WN are both using 150 seat aircraft which has significantly lower CASM than what DL uses with E75. If they want to try to compete even slightly on the cost basis, they need to start upgauging.
 
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Tue Sep 17, 2019 8:09 pm

tphuang wrote:
dafunk10 wrote:
BNAMealer wrote:

Surprised this came before LGA.



The fight with B6 @ BOS is apparently more important to DL right now....they’ve been aggressive in hubbing BOS the last few years


It's more likely the reason is B6 and WN are both using 150 seat aircraft which has significantly lower CASM than what DL uses with E75. If they want to try to compete even slightly on the cost basis, they need to start upgauging.


Plus, if they want to be the legacy of choice in BNA, they need to fly mainline aircraft to all their hubs. It’s probably only a matter of when BNA-LGA and possibly JFK sees the A220.
 
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Wed Sep 18, 2019 7:35 pm

BNAMealer wrote:
tphuang wrote:
dafunk10 wrote:


The fight with B6 @ BOS is apparently more important to DL right now....they’ve been aggressive in hubbing BOS the last few years


It's more likely the reason is B6 and WN are both using 150 seat aircraft which has significantly lower CASM than what DL uses with E75. If they want to try to compete even slightly on the cost basis, they need to start upgauging.


Plus, if they want to be the legacy of choice in BNA, they need to fly mainline aircraft to all their hubs. It’s probably only a matter of when BNA-LGA and possibly JFK sees the A220.


LGA might become A319/A320 from what I heard from my DL friends. JFK would remain Skywest 175s.
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Thu Sep 19, 2019 2:01 am

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BNAMealer wrote:
tphuang wrote:

It's more likely the reason is B6 and WN are both using 150 seat aircraft which has significantly lower CASM than what DL uses with E75. If they want to try to compete even slightly on the cost basis, they need to start upgauging.


Plus, if they want to be the legacy of choice in BNA, they need to fly mainline aircraft to all their hubs. It’s probably only a matter of when BNA-LGA and possibly JFK sees the A220.


LGA might become A319/A320 from what I heard from my DL friends. JFK would remain Skywest 175s.


That’s odd, those may be too much capacity. The A220 would be better.

JFK doesn’t really need mainline as most O&D goes to LGA. Those who need to connect internationally would be better off doing so from either ATL or DTW.
 
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Sun Sep 22, 2019 8:47 pm

BNAMealer wrote:
southwest1675 wrote:
BNAMealer wrote:

Plus, if they want to be the legacy of choice in BNA, they need to fly mainline aircraft to all their hubs. It’s probably only a matter of when BNA-LGA and possibly JFK sees the A220.


LGA might become A319/A320 from what I heard from my DL friends. JFK would remain Skywest 175s.


That’s odd, those may be too much capacity. The A220 would be better.

JFK doesn’t really need mainline as most O&D goes to LGA. Those who need to connect internationally would be better off doing so from either ATL or DTW.


IMHO the BNA-JFK flight is unlikely to become mainline I have taken it a number of times for European connections. I will be on it tonight with the traffic situation at LGA these days.... I do think long term LGA-BNA will go mainline it maybe some mix of A220 and A319/A320! looking forward to those days when it does.
 
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Sun Sep 22, 2019 9:39 pm

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BNAMealer wrote:
southwest1675 wrote:

LGA might become A319/A320 from what I heard from my DL friends. JFK would remain Skywest 175s.


That’s odd, those may be too much capacity. The A220 would be better.

JFK doesn’t really need mainline as most O&D goes to LGA. Those who need to connect internationally would be better off doing so from either ATL or DTW.


IMHO the BNA-JFK flight is unlikely to become mainline I have taken it a number of times for European connections. I will be on it tonight with the traffic situation at LGA these days.... I do think long term LGA-BNA will go mainline it maybe some mix of A220 and A319/A320! looking forward to those days when it does.


I agree it is unlikely hence my earlier statement. JFK doesn't really need mainline from BNA. Now that BOS is getting mainline, all DL really needs to do here is add mainline on BNA-LGA, expand the Sky Club and add BNA-AMS or CDG. I think that would be sufficient.
 
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Sun Sep 22, 2019 10:38 pm

BNAMealer wrote:
gsg013 wrote:
BNAMealer wrote:

That’s odd, those may be too much capacity. The A220 would be better.

JFK doesn’t really need mainline as most O&D goes to LGA. Those who need to connect internationally would be better off doing so from either ATL or DTW.


IMHO the BNA-JFK flight is unlikely to become mainline I have taken it a number of times for European connections. I will be on it tonight with the traffic situation at LGA these days.... I do think long term LGA-BNA will go mainline it maybe some mix of A220 and A319/A320! looking forward to those days when it does.


I agree it is unlikely hence my earlier statement. JFK doesn't really need mainline from BNA. Now that BOS is getting mainline, all DL really needs to do here is add mainline on BNA-LGA, expand the Sky Club and add BNA-AMS or CDG. I think that would be sufficient.


I’d love to see DL up-gauge one of their LAX frequencies to a 757. AA has been flying 321’s on the route.
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Mon Sep 23, 2019 2:45 am

southwest1675 wrote:
BNAMealer wrote:
gsg013 wrote:

IMHO the BNA-JFK flight is unlikely to become mainline I have taken it a number of times for European connections. I will be on it tonight with the traffic situation at LGA these days.... I do think long term LGA-BNA will go mainline it maybe some mix of A220 and A319/A320! looking forward to those days when it does.


I agree it is unlikely hence my earlier statement. JFK doesn't really need mainline from BNA. Now that BOS is getting mainline, all DL really needs to do here is add mainline on BNA-LGA, expand the Sky Club and add BNA-AMS or CDG. I think that would be sufficient.


I’d love to see DL up-gauge one of their LAX frequencies to a 757. AA has been flying 321’s on the route.


Might be too much capacity to throw a whole 757 on a route where you are in third place behind WN/AA.
 
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Mon Sep 23, 2019 1:58 pm

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.
 
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Mon Sep 23, 2019 2:18 pm

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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.


It wouldn’t start late next year as TATL routes typically start in May/June. Plus, if it was going to start next year, we probably would’ve heard something by now. If we don’t hear something either this week or next, I’m not sure if that is credible.
 
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Mon Sep 23, 2019 5:38 pm

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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.


Well, if this comes together it would stink. We've already booked our June 2020 trip to CDG on American.

MIA out, and CLT back..and i'm sure early bookings would be discounted. We looked at the BA flight through LHR, but that would make for a very long day...with a 3 hour drive after we arrive in CDG
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Mon Sep 23, 2019 6:09 pm

9/22 is now BNA's busiest day at 32k passengers screened. Was there something going on this weekend, or is BNA actually growing this fast?

https://www.flynashville.com/news-and-m ... cVEAjJCjXs
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Mon Sep 23, 2019 7:11 pm

Those numbers also give us a look into the percentage of total passengers who are connecting vs O&D which has been a topic on here previously. They state in the press release that 22,000 passengers are screened on a typical day which is a surrogate for Originating departures. I'll assume that is the mean for this year so far. We also know that BNA is tracking toward ~18.25 million passenger for calendar year 2019.

With 18.25 million passengers projected for 2019, that would be 50,000 total passengers per day. 44,000 of them are coming to or from BNA which equates to 88% of total passengers.

However, I have no idea why this last Sunday would have been so busy. I can't think of anything in particular that was going on. It is odd to me that the record was smashed by ~10% on a random September Sunday instead of something in June or July. Could it be the proliferation of outgoing Sunday traffic from Allegiant and Sun Country taking extended weekend tourists home?
 
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Mon Sep 23, 2019 7:18 pm

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9/22 is now BNA's busiest day at 32k passengers screened. Was there something going on this weekend, or is BNA actually growing this fast?

https://www.flynashville.com/news-and-m ... cVEAjJCjXs

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Mon Sep 23, 2019 7:20 pm

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Those numbers also give us a look into the percentage of total passengers who are connecting vs O&D which has been a topic on here previously. They state in the press release that 22,000 passengers are screened on a typical day which is a surrogate for Originating departures. I'll assume that is the mean for this year so far. We also know that BNA is tracking toward ~18.25 million passenger for calendar year 2019.

With 18.25 million passengers projected for 2019, that would be 50,000 total passengers per day. 44,000 of them are coming to or from BNA which equates to 88% of total passengers.

However, I have no idea why this last Sunday would have been so busy. I can't think of anything in particular that was going on. It is odd to me that the record was smashed by ~10% on a random September Sunday instead of something in June or July. Could it be the proliferation of outgoing Sunday traffic from Allegiant and Sun Country taking extended weekend tourists home?



Broadway looked like Times Square Saturday night, crazy amount of people. Also, there was a music festival in Franklin. Not sure if that had anything to do with the influx in passengers.
 
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Mon Sep 23, 2019 7:25 pm

Pilgrimage Festival was this weekend
 
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Mon Sep 23, 2019 7:44 pm

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Pilgrimage Festival was this weekend


I live in Franklin, and didn't think it that big of a deal lol
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Mon Sep 23, 2019 8:06 pm

There were also 15,000 attendees from Rodan + Fields skincare at the downtown convention center that flew out yesterday
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Mon Sep 23, 2019 8:38 pm

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TangoCharlie123 wrote:
Pilgrimage Festival was this weekend


I live in Franklin, and didn't think it that big of a deal lol


Same here....it must've been Rodan and Fields
 
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Mon Sep 23, 2019 8:39 pm

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There were also 15,000 attendees from Rodan + Fields skincare at the downtown convention center that flew out yesterday



Can you imagine how big that multi-level marketing pyramid was?
 
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Mon Sep 23, 2019 9:04 pm

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kingcavalier wrote:
There were also 15,000 attendees from Rodan + Fields skincare at the downtown convention center that flew out yesterday



Can you imagine how big that multi-level marketing pyramid was?


That's a lot of single middle aged women right there....
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Mon Sep 23, 2019 9:15 pm

HeyHey wrote:
Those numbers also give us a look into the percentage of total passengers who are connecting vs O&D which has been a topic on here previously. They state in the press release that 22,000 passengers are screened on a typical day which is a surrogate for Originating departures. I'll assume that is the mean for this year so far. We also know that BNA is tracking toward ~18.25 million passenger for calendar year 2019.

With 18.25 million passengers projected for 2019, that would be 50,000 total passengers per day. 44,000 of them are coming to or from BNA which equates to 88% of total passengers.

However, I have no idea why this last Sunday would have been so busy. I can't think of anything in particular that was going on. It is odd to me that the record was smashed by ~10% on a random September Sunday instead of something in June or July. Could it be the proliferation of outgoing Sunday traffic from Allegiant and Sun Country taking extended weekend tourists home?


I’ll be interested to see what happens next year when the MAX comes back and D opens. We could hit 20 million next year.

Also, when BNA does become a base for WN, I’ll be interested to see how much the connecting % goes up as a result.
 
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Mon Sep 23, 2019 9:16 pm

CLJFlyer wrote:
southwest1675 wrote:
TangoCharlie123 wrote:
Pilgrimage Festival was this weekend


I live in Franklin, and didn't think it that big of a deal lol


Same here....it must've been Rodan and Fields


But it sure did cause a fair amount of traffic in downtown Franklin. I got stuck in it yesterday.
 
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Mon Sep 23, 2019 10:26 pm

DL made a big TATL announcement today. No BNA news.

https://news.delta.com/delta-continues- ... s-atlantic
 
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Mon Sep 23, 2019 11:05 pm

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DL made a big TATL announcement today. No BNA news.

https://news.delta.com/delta-continues- ... s-atlantic


They really shouldn’t add TATL until the Sky Club is expanded. The club is cramped as it is and adding an international widebody flight will only make it even more cramped.
 
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Mon Sep 23, 2019 11:13 pm

BNAMealer wrote:
dafunk10 wrote:
DL made a big TATL announcement today. No BNA news.

https://news.delta.com/delta-continues- ... s-atlantic


They really shouldn’t add TATL until the Sky Club is expanded. The club is cramped as it is and adding an international widebody flight will only make it even more cramped.


I’m not sure I understand how an announcement of BOS and JFK expansion tells us anything about potential BNA expansion. Surely press on a BNA flight wouldn’t be buried in a BOS press release.
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Mon Sep 23, 2019 11:17 pm

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BNAMealer wrote:
dafunk10 wrote:
DL made a big TATL announcement today. No BNA news.

https://news.delta.com/delta-continues- ... s-atlantic


They really shouldn’t add TATL until the Sky Club is expanded. The club is cramped as it is and adding an international widebody flight will only make it even more cramped.


I’m not sure I understand how an announcement of BOS and JFK expansion tells us anything about potential BNA expansion. Surely press on a BNA flight wouldn’t be buried in a BOS press release.


It was their formal 2020 TATL announcement, but since BOS was the focus, it was headlined by it.

I wasn’t really expecting DL to announce a BNA TATL flight this year. I’m thinking next year or the year after.
 
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Mon Sep 23, 2019 11:31 pm

BNAMealer wrote:
Cubsrule wrote:
BNAMealer wrote:

They really shouldn’t add TATL until the Sky Club is expanded. The club is cramped as it is and adding an international widebody flight will only make it even more cramped.


I’m not sure I understand how an announcement of BOS and JFK expansion tells us anything about potential BNA expansion. Surely press on a BNA flight wouldn’t be buried in a BOS press release.


It was their formal 2020 TATL announcement, but since BOS was the focus, it was headlined by it.

I wasn’t really expecting DL to announce a BNA TATL flight this year. I’m thinking next year or the year after.


This is at least the second announcement of TATL expansion for next summer (though I agree with you that DL TATL doesn’t make a lot of sense in BNA next summer).
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Tue Sep 24, 2019 4:41 pm

Looks like AMS-AUS on KL was announced today. Not looking good for a BNA announcement this year.

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1431795

KLM will fly to Austin 3x a week with a A330-300, starting May 4th 2020. KLM's 11th USA destination and 16th North American destination.

Flight times:
KL667 AMS 12.40 AUS 16.10
KL668 AUS 18.00 AMS 10.25 +1

Source (in Dutch): https://www.luchtvaartnieuws.nl/nieuws/ ... n-in-texas
 
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Tue Sep 24, 2019 4:52 pm

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Looks like AMS-AUS on KL was announced today. Not looking good for a BNA announcement this year.

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1431795

KLM will fly to Austin 3x a week with a A330-300, starting May 4th 2020. KLM's 11th USA destination and 16th North American destination.

Flight times:
KL667 AMS 12.40 AUS 16.10
KL668 AUS 18.00 AMS 10.25 +1

Source (in Dutch): https://www.luchtvaartnieuws.nl/nieuws/ ... n-in-texas


And honestly, it’s not a big deal. While I think DL will launch either CDG or AMS within the next few years, until we get better infrastructure (i.e, a new IAF) in place, it’s going to be hard to attract long haul flights.
 
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Tue Sep 24, 2019 5:27 pm

IMO, it would be wise for Delta to hold off on the start of any planned nonstops to CDG/AMS until next year as BNA is just so busy right now. Every time I’ve Arrived/Departed in recent months the entire terminal and airport is so incredibly busy at all hours of the day. Construction is proceeding rapidly, especially the new Concourse D.

Records continue to be set every month and 18.5 million passengers are projected for BNA in 2019. BNA is booming — very much like the entire Nashville area.
 
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Tue Sep 24, 2019 9:39 pm

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IMO, it would be wise for Delta to hold off on the start of any planned nonstops to CDG/AMS until next year as BNA is just so busy right now. Every time I’ve Arrived/Departed in recent months the entire terminal and airport is so incredibly busy at all hours of the day. Construction is proceeding rapidly, especially the new Concourse D.

Records continue to be set every month and 18.5 million passengers are projected for BNA in 2019. BNA is booming — very much like the entire Nashville area.


Exactly, and we could be pushing 20 million+ in 2020. The airport is out of space right now and cannot accommodate much more, and landing additional long haul flights will be difficult until the new IAF opens.

Also, DL may want to wait for the Sky Club to be expanded. AUS just had a brand new Sky Club open recently, I do not think it is any coincidence they announced AMS as soon as it was ready.
 
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Wed Sep 25, 2019 1:23 pm

Has anyone heard where Spirit is going?
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Wed Sep 25, 2019 1:35 pm

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Has anyone heard where Spirit is going?


The kiosks are already up, across from United. I think they are putting the counter in the corner on the north side as well. We need these terminal wings to get built ASAP, running out of room. There are airline counters all over the places on the north side, haha.
 
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Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Wed Sep 25, 2019 2:21 pm

dronezone wrote:
southwest1675 wrote:
Has anyone heard where Spirit is going?


The kiosks are already up, across from United. I think they are putting the counter in the corner on the north side as well. We need these terminal wings to get built ASAP, running out of room. There are airline counters all over the places on the north side, haha.


When exactly next year will the terminal wings and Concourse D open?
 
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Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Wed Sep 25, 2019 2:46 pm

BNAMealer wrote:
dronezone wrote:
southwest1675 wrote:
Has anyone heard where Spirit is going?


The kiosks are already up, across from United. I think they are putting the counter in the corner on the north side as well. We need these terminal wings to get built ASAP, running out of room. There are airline counters all over the places on the north side, haha.


When exactly next year will the terminal wings and Concourse D open?


Summer 2020 I believe.
 
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Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Wed Sep 25, 2019 6:56 pm

dronezone wrote:
BNAMealer wrote:
dronezone wrote:

The kiosks are already up, across from United. I think they are putting the counter in the corner on the north side as well. We need these terminal wings to get built ASAP, running out of room. There are airline counters all over the places on the north side, haha.


When exactly next year will the terminal wings and Concourse D open?


Summer 2020 I believe.


They've really picked up the pace on the projects. Looking forward to it.
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Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Wed Sep 25, 2019 9:34 pm

Interesting info regarding the Sky Club expansion.

https://www.flynashville.com/about/Documents/Board%20Docs/2019/Committee/Minutes/2019.08.14%20FAP%20Minutes.pdf (see page 4)

DL wants to increase the space to a whopping 15,000 sf and it should be ready to go by Spring 2021.

My guess is DL will announce TATL service next year and launch it in 2021 if that is the case.
 
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Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Wed Sep 25, 2019 9:48 pm

BNAMealer wrote:
Interesting info regarding the Sky Club expansion.

https://www.flynashville.com/about/Documents/Board%20Docs/2019/Committee/Minutes/2019.08.14%20FAP%20Minutes.pdf (see page 4)

DL wants to increase the space to a whopping 15,000 sf and it should be ready to go by Spring 2021.

My guess is DL will announce TATL service next year and launch it in 2021 if that is the case.


TATL flights also tend to start in the Spring as well. Expect an announcement late summer 2020.
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Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Wed Sep 25, 2019 10:07 pm

BNAMealer wrote:
Interesting info regarding the Sky Club expansion.

https://www.flynashville.com/about/Documents/Board%20Docs/2019/Committee/Minutes/2019.08.14%20FAP%20Minutes.pdf (see page 4)

DL wants to increase the space to a whopping 15,000 sf and it should be ready to go by Spring 2021.

My guess is DL will announce TATL service next year and launch it in 2021 if that is the case.




interesting.....I wonder if they changed their mind and are adding back the SkyDeck....15,000 feet would probably be top 10 in size across the DL network...it's hard to visualize where all of that added square footage will go (out vs. up).....for reference, the new main SC in Seattle is 21,000 sq ft (and the 5th largest in the network), new AUS SC is at 9,000, and RDU is 5,600

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