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Houston (IAH/HOU) Aviation Thread - 2021

Fri Jan 01, 2021 9:07 am

Welcome to the Houston (IAH/HOU) Aviation Thread 2021. Please continue to post your news and your discussion here.

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Any construction updates?
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Sat Jan 02, 2021 1:52 pm

The north concourse of C is gone and construction landslide at D is in full swing. Also Terminal A is being expanded with Southwest planned to use airstairs until completed.
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Thu Jan 07, 2021 8:53 am

When is Caribbean Airlines start to serve IAH? Caribbean Airlines already approved to IAH last year.
 
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Mon Feb 08, 2021 7:42 pm

DL is going to be starting IAH-LAX nonstop service on April 12, 2021.
 
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Mon Feb 08, 2021 8:28 pm

Good to see DL starting LAX service, although I thought that they would launch SEA first.
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Does anyone know why ElAl has been flying in to IAH from JFK semi-regularly?
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Mon Feb 08, 2021 8:47 pm

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Does anyone know why ElAl has been flying in to IAH from JFK semi-regularly?

Repatriation mostly, maybe it could lead to regular service, even though it is doubtful due to their financial position.
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Mon Feb 08, 2021 8:51 pm

AVENSAB727 wrote:
Good to see DL starting LAX service, although I thought that they would launch SEA first.


I was not surprised with DL adding IAH-LAX nonstop service with DL already serving serving LAX nonstop from AUS, DFW, and SAT in Texas.

There are also some contiguous U.S. destinations that DL serves nonstop from LAX but not SEA such as ABQ, CMH, DFW, FAT, MEM, OMA, RNO, and SAT. DL was originally planning on starting SEA-CMH nonstop service and resuming DFW-SEA nonstop service prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, but DL dropped plans to start SEA-CMH nonstop service and resume SEA-DFW nonstop service as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

There will also be some connecting opportunities to the San Francisco Bay Area, Hawaii, East Asia, and Australia through LAX from IAH on DL once DL starts LAX-IAH nonstop service.
 
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Mon Feb 08, 2021 10:47 pm

Any construction photos, this my hometown airport. Hard pressed to find construction updates online.
 
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Mon Feb 08, 2021 10:51 pm

jplatts wrote:
DL is going to be starting IAH-LAX nonstop service on April 12, 2021.



Flights will operate twice daily on board the A220-100. Perfect plane for such a highly competitive route.
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Tue Feb 09, 2021 1:11 am

drerx7 wrote:
The north concourse of C is gone and construction landslide at D is in full swing. Also Terminal A is being expanded with Southwest planned to use airstairs until completed.


Any idea where the Southwest ticket counter will be located?
 
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NW wrote:
drerx7 wrote:
The north concourse of C is gone and construction landslide at D is in full swing. Also Terminal A is being expanded with Southwest planned to use airstairs until completed.


Any idea where the Southwest ticket counter will be located?

They're said to be using A3 and boarding via stairs until HAS builds out that part of A to be like a normal terminal. So I'd imagine their counters will be on the north side of the ticketing area, probably where CO/UA had theirs.
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Tue Feb 09, 2021 6:21 am

TWA772LR wrote:
Does anyone know why ElAl has been flying in to IAH from JFK semi-regularly?



Been noticing that since the Pandemic, in the start it was repatriation flights, now it's cargo only, AF only doing cargo too. UA has also been operating IAH - TLV too.

Glad see DL plans for IAH - LAX. I hope to see DL operate SEA - IAH, UA operates nearly 5 flights to SEA, Alaska did 3 or 4 flights before the pandemic.

Be nice to see DL open a Delta club at IAH as they currently serve SLC, DTW, MSP, JFK, LGA, Cincinnati, and now LAX from IAH, currently DL members have to go all way to the KL or AF lounge which is all the way in terminal D.

Be nice to see if they would add BOS or RDU, though I see the chances will be slim.
 
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Tue Feb 09, 2021 5:08 pm

LH658 wrote:
TWA772LR wrote:
Does anyone know why ElAl has been flying in to IAH from JFK semi-regularly?





Been noticing that since the Pandemic, in the start it was repatriation flights, now it's cargo only, AF only doing cargo too. UA has also been operating IAH - TLV too.

I've seen that El Al plane sitting out there off D a few times myself. I figured it might be for cargo. Israel has a large pharma industry, they might be transporting pharmaceuticals back and forth.

Does anyone know if Ethiopian is still operating? It seems like I saw them before Christmas, but have not seen their planes since.
 
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Tue Feb 09, 2021 7:49 pm

LH658 wrote:
Glad see DL plans for IAH - LAX. I hope to see DL operate SEA - IAH, UA operates nearly 5 flights to SEA, Alaska did 3 or 4 flights before the pandemic.


I agree that DL adding IAH-SEA nonstop service might be a possibility once demand recovers, but DL had made some cuts on existing nonstop routes out of SEA, dropped plans to resume DFW-SEA nonstop service, and dropped plans to start CMH-SEA nonstop service as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

WN re-adding HOU-SEA nonstop service is also a possibility once demand recovers with (a) WN having connecting feed from MSY and Florida to in addition to O&D to support the return of HOU-SEA nonstop service on WN, (b) WN having a FF base in Greater Houston, Greater New Orleans, and Florida to support the return of HOU-SEA nonstop service on WN, and (c) SEA being one of the top destinations traveled to from Houston that isn't currently served nonstop from HOU.

WN re-adding HOU-PDX nonstop service or AS adding IAH-PDX nonstop service are possibilities once demand recovers with UA currently having no nonstop competition on the IAH-PDX route and with IAH-PDX being one of the top routes out of Houston without any nonstop competition.
 
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Tue Feb 09, 2021 10:35 pm

AVENSAB727 wrote:
TWA772LR wrote:
Does anyone know why ElAl has been flying in to IAH from JFK semi-regularly?

Repatriation mostly, maybe it could lead to regular service, even though it is doubtful due to their financial position.


Is there enough O & D to justify a regularly scheduled IAH-TLV flight? There are lots of one-stop options.
 
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Tue Feb 09, 2021 10:40 pm

flyingclrs727 wrote:
AVENSAB727 wrote:
TWA772LR wrote:
Does anyone know why ElAl has been flying in to IAH from JFK semi-regularly?

Repatriation mostly, maybe it could lead to regular service, even though it is doubtful due to their financial position.


Is there enough O & D to justify an IAH-TLV flight? There are lots of one-stop options.

Personally, I don't think so. At least not enough J traffic from the anecdotal evidence I've seen. DFW gets a leg up since AA is much more massive there than UA is in IAH. And I'm sure theres lower hanging fruit in the Americas for El Al than IAH. GIG, SCL and resuming GRU and YUL come to mind.
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Tue Feb 09, 2021 10:54 pm

TWA772LR wrote:
flyingclrs727 wrote:
AVENSAB727 wrote:
Repatriation mostly, maybe it could lead to regular service, even though it is doubtful due to their financial position.


Is there enough O & D to justify an IAH-TLV flight? There are lots of one-stop options.

Personally, I don't think so. At least not enough J traffic from the anecdotal evidence I've seen. DFW gets a leg up since AA is much more massive there than UA is in IAH. And I'm sure theres lower hanging fruit in the Americas for El Al than IAH. GIG, SCL and resuming GRU and YUL come to mind.


One of the times I checked in my wife on the Turkish Airlines IAH-IST flight, there was a woman ahead of us who checked in to fly IAH-IST-TLV. As TLV is a much more popular destination than many of the Eastern European destinations available from IST on TK, there are lots of hubs between IAH and TLV that offer convenient one-stop connections to TLV.
 
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Wed Feb 10, 2021 12:23 am

Sun County hasn’t made this thread. Will be interesting to see if flights to MSP, CUN, and LAS work. Looks like each destination is just twice weekly. Will they set up shop in A, D, or both?
 
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Wed Feb 10, 2021 3:47 am

aircountry wrote:
When is Caribbean Airlines start to serve IAH? Caribbean Airlines already approved to IAH last year.


Nobody respond about this and see the news https://www.newsbreak.com/news/20747320 ... d-san-juan

Then anyone know when Carribbean Airlines to serve IAH?
 
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Wed Feb 10, 2021 3:50 am

bigb wrote:
Any construction photos, this my hometown airport. Hard pressed to find construction updates online.


I saw the picture at Facebook on Houston Spotters Group show the old terminal C north demolised gone but dont know when to start to built. Maybe someone have the information on update.
 
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Sun Feb 21, 2021 4:38 pm

Terminal D/E Parking Garage will close March 1. It will be demolished to make room for the new international departures/arrivals building.

https://www.fly2houston.com/newsroom/ar ... se-march-1
 
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bigb wrote:
Any construction photos, this my hometown airport. Hard pressed to find construction updates online.


Yeah, the comms from HAS have been pretty weak insofar as construction status and such for those who follow major terminal projects like this. Very disappointing.
 
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Sat Mar 27, 2021 1:52 pm

Houston Airports System did an update presentation this week. Highlights:

The design is very far along. By this summer, the design will be completed and they will be fully into construction. Ground has already broken for foundations and utility work for the new Terminal D West pier.

They will be adding a new baggage screening building to the southeast corner of current Terminal D, with airline club space on the upper level(s).

Completion Schedule:

New D West pier: 4th Quarter 2022.

Full refurbishment of current Terminal D: 3rd Quarter 2023

New baggage screening building: 4th Quarter 2023

New International Terminal Phase 1: 4th Quarter 2023

New International Terminal Phase 2: 2nd Quarter 2024.

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Sat Mar 27, 2021 6:41 pm

jplatts wrote:
WN re-adding HOU-PDX nonstop service or AS adding IAH-PDX nonstop service are possibilities once demand recovers with UA currently having no nonstop competition on the IAH-PDX route and with IAH-PDX being one of the top routes out of Houston without any nonstop competition.


Sure would like to see AS IAH-PDX open up and great news about DL starting IAH-LAX April 12th (which I believe is the same day WN arrives back at IAH), love the A220.

The construction mess that is D & E with the road shut down to one lane to C and from C, better add a few extra minutes if you are planning on going to C.
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Sat Mar 27, 2021 6:51 pm

IAHFLYR wrote:
jplatts wrote:
WN re-adding HOU-PDX nonstop service or AS adding IAH-PDX nonstop service are possibilities once demand recovers with UA currently having no nonstop competition on the IAH-PDX route and with IAH-PDX being one of the top routes out of Houston without any nonstop competition.


Sure would like to see AS IAH-PDX open up and great news about DL starting IAH-LAX April 12th (which I believe is the same day WN arrives back at IAH), love the A220.

The construction mess that is D & E with the road shut down to one lane to C and from C, better add a few extra minutes if you are planning on going to C.

IAH is one of Alaska's top unserved markets from PDX. UA fares on IAH-PDX are quite expensive and there's definitely an opportunity for AS to take some market share away from UA. A daily AS 737 would work well on this route IMO.
 
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IAH is one of Alaska's top unserved markets from PDX. UA fares on IAH-PDX are quite expensive and there's definitely an opportunity for AS to take some market share away from UA. A daily AS 737 would work well on this route IMO.


More than a daily flight, two or three would work great and yes take some of the share away from UA. A mix of the entire AS Boeing fleet would do well.
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Wed Mar 31, 2021 1:23 am

Skywest is starting IAH - Joplin starting 6/1. EAS route I believe.
 
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They're said to be using A3 and boarding via stairs until HAS builds out that part of A to be like a normal terminal. So I'd imagine their counters will be on the north side of the ticketing area, probably where CO/UA had theirs.


Things change yet remain similar! When WN was still flying IAH-DAL back in the day IIRC they were using Terminal A banjo A3 and A4....pretty sure those where the gates as we could see them clearly from the old tower.
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Wed Mar 31, 2021 2:57 pm

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Skywest is starting IAH - Joplin starting 6/1. EAS route I believe.


If you are referring to non-stop flights, source please as the only flights I find in June IAH-JOP are SkyWest UA Express flights with connections in either DEN or ORD.
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IAHFLYR wrote:
portcolumbus wrote:
Skywest is starting IAH - Joplin starting 6/1. EAS route I believe.


If you are referring to non-stop flights, source please as the only flights I find in June IAH-JOP are SkyWest UA Express flights with connections in either DEN or ORD.


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https://www.joplinglobe.com/news/updated-joplin-adds-houston-as-third-flight-hub/article_16fd4992-9169-11eb-8f90-77c85a109147.html


Good stuff thanks for the information. Though when looking at the UA site the only listed flights currently for June most days of the month it appears non-stop to IAH has not been loaded and still require DEN or ORD connects, hmm.
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When will terminal A work begin to give Southwest jet bridges instead of air stairs? I have not seen anything about a masterplan or timeline for A.
 
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IAHFLYR wrote:
ChiHou777 wrote:
https://www.joplinglobe.com/news/updated-joplin-adds-houston-as-third-flight-hub/article_16fd4992-9169-11eb-8f90-77c85a109147.html


Good stuff thanks for the information. Though when looking at the UA site the only listed flights currently for June most days of the month it appears non-stop to IAH has not been loaded and still require DEN or ORD connects, hmm.


Right, it won't be available for sale in schedules until April 6.
 
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Wed Mar 31, 2021 6:09 pm

Any updates on any international carriers returning to IAH? ET is resuming ORD.
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TWA772LR wrote:
NW wrote:
Any idea where the Southwest ticket counter will be located?

They're said to be using A3 and boarding via stairs until HAS builds out that part of A to be like a normal terminal. So I'd imagine their counters will be on the north side of the ticketing area, probably where CO/UA had theirs.


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When will terminal A work begin to give Southwest jet bridges instead of air stairs?


I was just on the north side of Terminal A yesterday. They're adding jet bridges (with a ramp up from the ground level corridor) to the A3 gates. The gate numbers on the jet bridges were odd -- like 5B, 7B, 8B. There was also a Southwest provisioning truck parked out at the end of that pier -- presumably so they're ready when service starts.
 
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Thu Apr 08, 2021 12:23 am

The Marquee for Terminal A was updated today to add Southwest.
 
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Thu Apr 08, 2021 2:04 pm

bravotango75 wrote:
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Any updates on any international carriers returning to IAH? ET is resuming ORD.

Any reason for a resumption of int’l service? The Biden admin is going to put oil out of business, thus there is probably no need for those carriers to resume those operations.


Houston is no longer primarily dependent on oil and can sustain many international flights without oil. They have chemicals, medical, port, other industries, plus many oil and oil service companies still have the HQs here and the city is one of the most diverse internationally.

As far as Biden admin, what exactly have they done to put oil industry out of business. Oil and gas were profitable and steady under Obama and previous administrations and cratered under the previous admin (2017-2020). And I am in the oil industry.
 
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bravotango75 wrote:
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Any updates on any international carriers returning to IAH? ET is resuming ORD.

Any reason for a resumption of int’l service? The Biden admin is going to put oil out of business, thus there is probably no need for those carriers to resume those operations.


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yall...bravotango75 is a tremendous troll that has a Houston envy thing going on. Please ignore him. I have been a member of a.net for 21 years come June 30th...and he rivals the worst of the trolls I've seen come and go.

Back on topic. I see Delta has been exclusive A321 on IAH-ATL for awhile now.
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Thu Apr 08, 2021 4:21 pm

Delta is adding LAX-IAH beginning 4-12
 
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Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:30 pm

O&G is faring much better now than it was in October.

Delta flying 221s from LAX-IAH will be my new way home. Had switched from UA to AA but too many equipment changes makes it unreliable. Last time a 319 was switched to a CR7. Yeah, no.

But I’d love a UA E75 to Burbank to avoid LAX please!
 
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ScottB wrote:
TWA772LR wrote:
NW wrote:
Any idea where the Southwest ticket counter will be located?

They're said to be using A3 and boarding via stairs until HAS builds out that part of A to be like a normal terminal. So I'd imagine their counters will be on the north side of the ticketing area, probably where CO/UA had theirs.


AMERICAN757 wrote:
When will terminal A work begin to give Southwest jet bridges instead of air stairs?


I was just on the north side of Terminal A yesterday. They're adding jet bridges (with a ramp up from the ground level corridor) to the A3 gates. The gate numbers on the jet bridges were odd -- like 5B, 7B, 8B. There was also a Southwest provisioning truck parked out at the end of that pier -- presumably so they're ready when service starts.

I saw quite a few WN employees walking around in E together when I flew out on UA today. We taxied by A and I saw the jetbridges which remind me of UAs regional ops in DEN, aka the only place in the world to walk UP a bridge to an RJ. Now IAH will have that title for 737s.
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Fri Apr 09, 2021 7:12 am

Making everyone that needs to leave from Terminal C, D, and E in park Terminal C parking garage is a mess. just imagine if this was occurring without a pandemic.
 
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Making everyone that needs to leave from Terminal C, D, and E in park Terminal C parking garage is a mess. just imagine if this was occurring without a pandemic.


Totally agree, complete mess though there are a few other options like those park-n-fly lots for those who enjoy a bumpy shuttle bus ride. My last visit to C garage was a fiasco so looking forward to another a different approach tomorrow using a yet be made public idea just in case it works! :laughing:
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Sat Apr 10, 2021 1:35 pm

TWA772LR wrote:
ScottB wrote:
TWA772LR wrote:
They're said to be using A3 and boarding via stairs until HAS builds out that part of A to be like a normal terminal. So I'd imagine their counters will be on the north side of the ticketing area, probably where CO/UA had theirs.


AMERICAN757 wrote:
When will terminal A work begin to give Southwest jet bridges instead of air stairs?


I was just on the north side of Terminal A yesterday. They're adding jet bridges (with a ramp up from the ground level corridor) to the A3 gates. The gate numbers on the jet bridges were odd -- like 5B, 7B, 8B. There was also a Southwest provisioning truck parked out at the end of that pier -- presumably so they're ready when service starts.

I saw quite a few WN employees walking around in E together when I flew out on UA today. We taxied by A and I saw the jetbridges which remind me of UAs regional ops in DEN, aka the only place in the world to walk UP a bridge to an RJ. Now IAH will have that title for 737s.


SAN does as well for Gate 1 & 1A.
 
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WN732 wrote:
TWA772LR wrote:
ScottB wrote:



I was just on the north side of Terminal A yesterday. They're adding jet bridges (with a ramp up from the ground level corridor) to the A3 gates. The gate numbers on the jet bridges were odd -- like 5B, 7B, 8B. There was also a Southwest provisioning truck parked out at the end of that pier -- presumably so they're ready when service starts.

I saw quite a few WN employees walking around in E together when I flew out on UA today. We taxied by A and I saw the jetbridges which remind me of UAs regional ops in DEN, aka the only place in the world to walk UP a bridge to an RJ. Now IAH will have that title for 737s.


SAN does as well for Gate 1 & 1A.

WN new SJC gates in the terminal expansion
Are all ground up jetway gates and so were the old SLC gates.

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WN new SJC gates in the terminal expansion
Are all ground up jetway gates and so were the old SLC gates.

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The old MDW terminal was also ground-level with jet bridges going up to the aircraft.
 
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Re: Houston (IAH/HOU) Aviation Thread - 2021

Sat Apr 10, 2021 6:59 pm

COflyerBOS wrote:
O&G is faring much better now than it was in October.

Delta flying 221s from LAX-IAH will be my new way home. Had switched from UA to AA but too many equipment changes makes it unreliable. Last time a 319 was switched to a CR7. Yeah, no.

But I’d love a UA E75 to Burbank to avoid LAX please!


Anyone want to weigh in on when Avelo Airlines will start IAH or HOU? They are Houston HQ’ed, after all.
That might be the best option to get BUR- Houston service back...
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