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AS Adds PDX-AUS, EUG-SJC

Mon Jun 01, 2015 4:42 pm

http://splash.alaskasworld.com/Newsr...s/ASstories/AS_20150601_090128.asp

Both daily beginning November 5, 2015.

[Edited 2015-06-01 09:47:48]
 
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RE: AS Adds PDX-AUS, EUG-SJC

Mon Jun 01, 2015 5:05 pm

Wow, definitely didn't see SJC-EUG coming. I wonder if they had a bit of extra aircraft time at each station and wanted another Q400 bridge with PDX-SJC currently shown remaining all mainline into the winter.

Interesting that they are announcing these routes now but they won't be available for purchase until June 9. That's a bit unusual, particularly for run-of-the-mill domestic routes.
 
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RE: AS Adds PDX-AUS, EUG-SJC

Mon Jun 01, 2015 5:08 pm

I also said wow at the EUG - SJC. That really surprised me (with good news).
Why endure the nightmare and congestion of LAX when BUR, LGB, ONT & SNA is so much easier to fly in and out of. Same with OAK & SJC when it comes to SFO.
 
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RE: AS Adds PDX-AUS, EUG-SJC

Mon Jun 01, 2015 5:18 pm

EUG-SJC i feel like there has to be demand there

high tech college town to high tech company epicenter of the world. Save those people the drive up to PDX, i hope it works out! some nice outside the box western flights
 
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RE: AS Adds PDX-AUS, EUG-SJC

Mon Jun 01, 2015 5:20 pm

Good to see expansion coming from their non-SEA hubs. Wonder if they'll be anything coming for SAN in the coming months.
 
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RE: AS Adds PDX-AUS, EUG-SJC

Mon Jun 01, 2015 5:22 pm

Quoting DC10LOVER (Reply 2):
I also said wow at the EUG - SJC. That really surprised me (with good news).

Wasn't there something quite awhile ago where either EUG or SJC had incentive money offered to start the route? This was discussed a long time ago IIRC.

I wonder if AS will now resume the short-lived SJC-AUS.
 
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RE: AS Adds PDX-AUS, EUG-SJC

Mon Jun 01, 2015 5:24 pm

Quoting BoeingGuy (Reply 5):
Wasn't there something quite awhile ago where either EUG or SJC had incentive money offered to start the route? This was discussed a long time ago IIRC.

I could be wrong, but I thought that was to OAK and G4 took advantage of that. Either way great news for EUG. When I was going to school up there about 60% of the people I knew were from the Bay area and most from SJC area.
 
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RE: AS Adds PDX-AUS, EUG-SJC

Mon Jun 01, 2015 5:25 pm

PDX-AUS...talk about a flight that would be hipster central.

If AS ever wanted to try an experimental flight powered by biofuel, solar panels, or some other futuristic energy source, this would be the route to try it on!
 
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RE: AS Adds PDX-AUS, EUG-SJC

Mon Jun 01, 2015 5:27 pm

EUG-SJC is a dartboard route if I ever saw one. That's insane. PDX-AUS makes sense. At least both routes are not from SEA. AS needs to expand away from it.
 
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RE: AS Adds PDX-AUS, EUG-SJC

Mon Jun 01, 2015 5:28 pm

With PDX-AUS, this will push AS to 48 destinations nonstop from PDX.

Still hoping for a return of PDX-DEN and maybe new PDX-MSP/EWR/JFK. These have to be the biggest gaps in AS's PDX network.
 
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RE: AS Adds PDX-AUS, EUG-SJC

Mon Jun 01, 2015 5:29 pm

Quoting Cory6188 (Reply 7):
PDX-AUS...talk about a flight that would be hipster central.

Haha, I was thinking the same. If SJC-AUS is the "nerd bird" then I think PDX-AUS should be something like the "hipster express"...but express is too mainsteam. You wouldn't understand.
 
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RE: AS Adds PDX-AUS, EUG-SJC

Mon Jun 01, 2015 5:30 pm

I think EUG received a SCASD grant a couple years ago for this route. Not sure if they are still eligible for the money but it has been on Eugene's radar for awhile.
 
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RE: AS Adds PDX-AUS, EUG-SJC

Mon Jun 01, 2015 5:33 pm

Quoting BoeingGuy (Reply 5):
I wonder if AS will now resume the short-lived SJC-AUS.

AS failed the battle to WN on SJC-AUS. However, I can see AS will win in PDX-AUS market because WN operates nonstop only during short periods in summer and WN nonstop schedule is always oriented to PDX-based people meaning whoever stronger in PDX (AS in this case) has a better chance.
 
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RE: AS Adds PDX-AUS, EUG-SJC

Mon Jun 01, 2015 5:38 pm

Quoting stburke (Reply 10):
Haha, I was thinking the same. If SJC-AUS is the "nerd bird" then I think PDX-AUS should be something like the "hipster express"...but express is too mainsteam. You wouldn't understand.

Hah hah...and the beards on this flight would be epic.

Long time overdue. Good to see this route come to fruition.
 
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RE: AS Adds PDX-AUS, EUG-SJC

Mon Jun 01, 2015 5:50 pm

Quoting stburke (Reply 10):
Haha, I was thinking the same. If SJC-AUS is the "nerd bird" then I think PDX-AUS should be something like the "hipster express"...but express is too mainsteam. You wouldn't understand.
Quoting BigGSFO (Reply 13):
Hah hah...and the beards on this flight would be epic.

"Beard bird" [drops mic]  
 
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RE: AS Adds PDX-AUS, EUG-SJC

Mon Jun 01, 2015 6:18 pm

What aircraft are they using on the PDX-AUS flights? E-175?
 
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RE: AS Adds PDX-AUS, EUG-SJC

Mon Jun 01, 2015 6:23 pm

Quoting wedgetail737 (Reply 15):

Yes they will be with the E175

(from the press release linked above: The Portland-Austin flight will be operated for Alaska by SkyWest Airlines, using new 76-seat Embraer 175 jets)
 
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RE: AS Adds PDX-AUS, EUG-SJC

Mon Jun 01, 2015 6:24 pm

Quoting HeeseokKoo (Reply 12):
However, I can see AS will win in PDX-AUS market because WN operates nonstop only during short periods in summer and WN nonstop schedule is always oriented to PDX-based people meaning whoever stronger in PDX (AS in this case) has a better chance.

Not to mention AS won't have to fill up as many seats as WN would since AS is operating the route with a 76-seat Embraer 175. Also, PDX is one of of the target markets at AUS and is eligible for incentives. WN doesn't qualify for those incentives, because they don't operate the route year-round.

BTW - totally unrelated - but I read awhile back that we here in Austin are getting a Voodoo Donut Shop on Sixth Street so that's at least one tie we have to PDX 

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RE: AS Adds PDX-AUS, EUG-SJC

Mon Jun 01, 2015 6:32 pm

if the heat gets turned up too high in SEA, PDX would be a great relief valve for AS - I hope for MCI-PDX although WN has served that market for sometimes now with surprising regularity!
 
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RE: AS Adds PDX-AUS, EUG-SJC

Mon Jun 01, 2015 6:48 pm

Quoting LoneStarMike (Reply 17):
Not to mention AS won't have to fill up as many seats as WN would since AS is operating the route with a 76-seat Embraer 175.

BTW - totally unrelated - but I read awhile back that we here in Austin are getting a Voodoo Donut Shop on Sixth Street so that's at least one tie we have to PDX

I totally agree with you... that it is unrelated   I lost interest due to the sole comment on the article, though.

Still, another battle between WN and AS will be interesting to watch. WN may make the nonstop into year-round. Who knows.
 
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RE: AS Adds PDX-AUS, EUG-SJC

Mon Jun 01, 2015 6:55 pm

Quoting HeeseokKoo (Reply 19):
Quoting LoneStarMike (Reply 17):
Not to mention AS won't have to fill up as many seats as WN would since AS is operating the route with a 76-seat Embraer 175.

BTW - totally unrelated - but I read awhile back that we here in Austin are getting a Voodoo Donut Shop on Sixth Street so that's at least one tie we have to PDX

I totally agree with you... that it is unrelated   I lost interest due to the sole comment on the article, though.

Still, another battle between WN and AS will be interesting to watch. WN may make the nonstop into year-round. Who knows.

Will be interesting to see. Note that AS has successfully booted WN from PDX-RNO/SLC right after their entrance to the markets. AS also booted WN from PDX-GEG. I assume WN will also run from PDX-AUS.

On the other hand, WN has jumped into the AS markets of PDX-LAX/SNA/SAN.
 
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RE: AS Adds PDX-AUS, EUG-SJC

Mon Jun 01, 2015 6:58 pm

Quoting ANA787 (Reply 20):

AUS has a lot of loyal WN fans so AS will have it's work cut out for them on this market.

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RE: AS Adds PDX-AUS, EUG-SJC

Mon Jun 01, 2015 7:22 pm

Quoting wnflyguy (Reply 21):
AUS has a lot of loyal WN fans so AS will have it's work cut out for them on this market.

True, but since AS was the first to announce year-round service, WN wouldn't get any incentives even if they did start AUS-PDX year-round. I think back when AS announced AUS-SJC, AUS didn't have an incentive program. That's only been in effect since the Fall of 2013.

Also, with the other recently announced WN additions coming this summer (SNA, STL) and this Fall (SEA, BOS, +1 daily MCO +1 daily FLL) I read that WN will be operating 61 daily departures out of their six gates. Not very much room for more expansion. In addition, I think most of WN's growth will be at DAL and HOU.



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RE: AS Adds PDX-AUS, EUG-SJC

Mon Jun 01, 2015 7:49 pm

Quoting ah414211 (Reply 16):
(from the press release linked above: The Portland-Austin flight will be operated for Alaska by SkyWest Airlines, using new 76-seat Embraer 175 jets)

Hmmm. I thought the 175s were pretty much accounted for until another one (or 2?) more arrive in 2016.

I wonder if this mean one of the other 175 flights -- all starting this July -- is a summer-only offering? (The 'meaty' routes to start are SEA-MKE/OKC and PDX-STL, plus a couple of SLC-flights to get the a/c to mx in Utah.) ???

I don't know if the Nov schedule load is complete yet -- I know it's getting there -- but I'll be checking all those routes out.

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Mon Jun 01, 2015 7:56 pm

Dumb question, probably, but does SkyWest paint their aircraft to reflect the livery of their customers?
 
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RE: AS Adds PDX-AUS, EUG-SJC

Mon Jun 01, 2015 8:04 pm

Quoting wnflyguy (Reply 21):
AUS has a lot of loyal WN fans so AS will have it's work cut out for them on this market.
AS has a significant population of loyal fans and most likely the bulk of the passengers will be PDX originating. Also given AA's relationship with AA, this will cater to them as well.

[Edited 2015-06-01 13:07:31]
 
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Mon Jun 01, 2015 8:04 pm

Quoting SANFan (Reply 23):
I don't know if the Nov schedule load is complete yet -- I know it's getting there -- but I'll be checking all those routes out.

The new routes mentioned here aren't loaded yet, so it's certainly still a work in progress in terms of what is publicly available.

I can't help noticing the proposed schedule for PDX-AUS-PDX is such that it would be a perfect replacement for PDX-STL-PDX. Of course, that doesn't necessarily mean STL is being replaced since that's likely the kind of schedule they'd choose for a turn to AUS even with a different aircraft. I find it unlikely, though, that SEA would be cutting back on MKE/OKC unless bookings are particularly weak; it seems more likely they'd pull a flight from STL than entirely exit one of those markets.
 
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RE: AS Adds PDX-AUS, EUG-SJC

Mon Jun 01, 2015 8:06 pm

Quoting SANFan (Reply 23):
Hmmm. I thought the 175s were pretty much accounted for until another one (or 2?) more arrive in 2016.

I wonder if this mean one of the other 175 flights -- all starting this July -- is a summer-only offering? (The 'meaty' routes to start are SEA-MKE/OKC and PDX-STL, plus a couple of SLC-flights to get the a/c to mx in Utah.) ???

I don't know if the Nov schedule load is complete yet -- I know it's getting there -- but I'll be checking all those routes out.

bb

Very interesting point. Maybe they are receiving an E175 plane early?

I don't think AS would make PDX-STL seasonal before its even started. Tickets are still available for sale well into winter.

According to an earlier AS press release four E175s are coming in early 2016. Expect a few more route announcements soon. Wouldn't be surprised to see:

SEA-MEM
SEA-DSM
SEA-CVG
PDX-MSP
PDX-DEN
PDX-BNA

[Edited 2015-06-01 13:08:54]
 
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RE: AS Adds PDX-AUS, EUG-SJC

Mon Jun 01, 2015 8:11 pm

Here's the PR from last November about the arrivals of the new E-175s for AAG:

Quote:
SkyWest has purchased seven E175 aircraft to fly on behalf of Alaska under a capacity purchase agreement (CPA). The first three aircraft will arrive in the summer of 2015, and the remaining four will be delivered in Q1 2016.

I see some recent comments by others about my question. I checked and according to how the Nov schedules look now -- but not finalized yet -- AAG must be taking an early delivery on one of the new birds later this year. I see the STL, MKE & OKC flights still op'ing in November so the new AUS-PDX flight would definitely require a 4th a/c.

I will admit that it's nice to see some non-SEA expansion from AS.

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Mon Jun 01, 2015 8:51 pm

Awsome news for Oregon!! Wow that morning bank at PDX is slowly adding up!!
 
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RE: AS Adds PDX-AUS, EUG-SJC

Mon Jun 01, 2015 9:07 pm

Quoting wedgetail737 (Reply 15):
What aircraft are they using on the PDX-AUS flights? E-175?
Quoting ah414211 (Reply 16):
Yes they will be with the E175

So sometime in the future, after the route is upgauged, we will have hipsters boasting they flew the route....before it was mainline.

Quoting nwray (Reply 24):
Dumb question, probably, but does SkyWest paint their aircraft to reflect the livery of their customers?

Yes, although you'll still see the occasional plane in SkyWest company colors.
 
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Mon Jun 01, 2015 9:41 pm

Quoting HPRamper (Reply 30):
the occasional plane in SkyWest company colors

And OO recently really messed up on an AA flight from SLC-LAX. The dedicated aircraft in AA colors had a MX, and they brought an OO livery over from their SLC hangar. The problem was the inflight magazine was UA's, and the napkins and beverage stuff was UA's as well.
 
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RE: AS Adds PDX-AUS, EUG-SJC

Mon Jun 01, 2015 10:07 pm

Quoting Cory6188 (Reply 7):
PDX-AUS...talk about a flight that would be hipster central.

"The Weird Bird"

Quoting HPRamper (Reply 30):
So sometime in the future, after the route is upgauged, we will have hipsters boasting they flew the route....before it was mainline.
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RE: AS Adds PDX-AUS, EUG-SJC

Mon Jun 01, 2015 10:08 pm

" I will admit that it's nice to see some non-SEA expansion from AS"

Like in Spokane, Washington. (KGEG)
Why endure the nightmare and congestion of LAX when BUR, LGB, ONT & SNA is so much easier to fly in and out of. Same with OAK & SJC when it comes to SFO.
 
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Mon Jun 01, 2015 10:30 pm

Quoting EA CO AS (Reply 32):
"The Weird Bird"

That's appropriate considering Austin's unofficial slogan is "Keep Austin Weird." And Portland's pretty weird, too (in a good way.) What other city had such a love affair with the carpet at the airport? (PDX)  

Another tie Austin has to Portland is that every time Austin wants to do something like add light rail, or develop our waterfront, or build an airport parking garage with office space included, etc, we always look to Portland as an example of how they did something similar. I can't tell you how many studies I've seen here in Austin, where they've used Portland as an example.

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RE: AS Adds PDX-AUS, EUG-SJC

Mon Jun 01, 2015 10:33 pm

Quoting RJNUT (Reply 18):

if the heat gets turned up too high in SEA, PDX would be a great relief valve for AS

It already is, PDX has been steadily receiving adds from AS in the past few years. As I've long stated here, AS isn't stupid & they will diversify their route structure & PDX is a big part of that. Expect more dots to be connected to PDX.

Quoting RJNUT (Reply 18):
I hope for MCI-PDX although WN has served that market for sometimes now with surprising regularity!

The WN PDX-MCI flight is solid, for many years it was the way one flew WN to the East from PDX.

Quoting ANA787 (Reply 27):
According to an earlier AS press release four E175s are coming in early 2016. Expect a few more route announcements soon. Wouldn't be surprised to see:

SEA-MEM
SEA-DSM
SEA-CVG
PDX-MSP
PDX-DEN
PDX-BNA

Expect PDX-OMA

Quoting ridgid727 (Reply 31):
And OO recently really messed up on an AA flight from SLC-LAX. The dedicated aircraft in AA colors had a MX, and they brought an OO livery over from their SLC hangar. The problem was the inflight magazine was UA's, and the napkins and beverage stuff was UA's as well.

HA! I guess that is bound to happen once in a while when one has so many dance partners.
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Mon Jun 01, 2015 10:46 pm

Quoting LoneStarMike (Reply 34):
That's appropriate considering Austin's unofficial slogan is "Keep Austin Weird."

And Portland has been actively trying to claim that slogan as their own for the past few years. They need to be original and not steal other cities' identities!
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Mon Jun 01, 2015 10:56 pm

Quoting RWA380 (Reply 35):
Quoting ANA787 (Reply 27):
According to an earlier AS press release four E175s are coming in early 2016. Expect a few more route announcements soon. Wouldn't be surprised to see:

SEA-MEM
SEA-DSM
SEA-CVG
PDX-MSP
PDX-DEN
PDX-BNA

Expect PDX-OMA

I am hoping for SEA-IND with the E175s. I also think it makes more sense than CVG as DL still serves that route with 737-800
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RE: AS Adds PDX-AUS, EUG-SJC

Mon Jun 01, 2015 11:03 pm

I'm hoping that the EMB-175 will open up more thin routes out of Portland and add frequencies on existing routes at PDX...I'm looking forward to 2016 already!!!
 
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RE: AS Adds PDX-AUS, EUG-SJC

Mon Jun 01, 2015 11:38 pm

Quoting crazytoaster (Reply 37):
I am hoping for SEA-IND with the E175s.

Unfortunately that's too far for the E175. It has legs to about MSP and no farther. Don't think it would even make Chicago. But I would put money down that you will see a 737 on that route soon.
 
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Mon Jun 01, 2015 11:56 pm

Quoting MSPNWA (Reply 39):
Unfortunately that's too far for the E175. It has legs to about MSP and no farther. Don't think it would even make Chicago.

It can do SEA-MKE, so probably Chicago yes and maybe even IND.

AS is starting SEA-MKE this year with the E175.
 
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Tue Jun 02, 2015 12:01 am

Quoting crazytoaster (Reply 37):
I am hoping for SEA-IND with the E175s. I also think it makes more sense than CVG as DL still serves that route with 737-800

I think IND is now the largest PDEW market w/o non-stop air service to SEA, I'd say IND is a safe guess, but it'll be on a 737 for sure.

Quoting lhpdx (Reply 38):
I'm hoping that the EMB-175 will open up more thin routes out of Portland and add frequencies on existing routes at PDX...I'm looking forward to 2016 already!!!

So far we're getting half the 175 routes, I think you are correct that it's a good plane to help AS connect dots to PDX. I'm hoping SEA-OMA goes 175 or 737, which may give us a CR-7 or 175 to OMA from PDX.
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Tue Jun 02, 2015 12:07 am

Quoting EA CO AS (Reply 36):
And Portland has been actively trying to claim that slogan as their own for the past few years. They need to be original and not steal other cities' identities!

Interesting! I actually looked it up and Austin first coined it in 2000 while Portland first publicly began using it in 2003. And now Indianapolis is trying to use it...
 
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Tue Jun 02, 2015 3:46 am

Quoting EA CO AS (Reply 32):
"The Weird Bird"

  
 
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RE: AS Adds PDX-AUS, EUG-SJC

Tue Jun 02, 2015 4:47 am

Quoting EA CO AS (Reply 32):
"The Weird Bird"

Regardless of the name, it's about time they "put a bird on it."

Quoting MSPNWA (Reply 39):
Unfortunately that's too far for the E175. It has legs to about MSP and no farther. Don't think it would even make Chicago.
Quoting Noise (Reply 40):
It can do SEA-MKE, so probably Chicago yes and maybe even IND.

AS is starting SEA-MKE this year with the E175.

OO flies SFO-STL-SFO daily on the E75 for UA and that is slightly longer than SEA-MKE/ORD, so those should both be fairly safe. The new PDX-STL is also in the same territory. I suspect IND-SEA would take a payload hit, though, so that's probably in 737 territory.
 
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Tue Jun 02, 2015 4:58 am

Quoting ridgid727 (Reply 31):
And OO recently really messed up on an AA flight from SLC-LAX. The dedicated aircraft in AA colors had a MX, and they brought an OO livery over from their SLC hangar. The problem was the inflight magazine was UA's, and the napkins and beverage stuff was UA's as well.

Better than canceling. For all you know they had the paper products on order and AA hadn't go it to them and their SOC cleared the situation. I know I would allow it if I was AA SOC and the other option was canceling.
 
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RE: AS Adds PDX-AUS, EUG-SJC

Tue Jun 02, 2015 5:05 am

Quoting ANA787 (Reply 20):
Will be interesting to see. Note that AS has successfully booted WN from PDX-RNO/SLC right after their entrance to the markets. AS also booted WN from PDX-GEG. I assume WN will also run from PDX-AUS.

It's not that simple. WN costs have crept higher in last decade which makes short haul routes less-profitable or even unprofitable. Take a look at the scores of short haul markets WN has backed out of because of this.

PDX-AUS is not a short-haul market.

Plus AS will be more limited to price aggressively on PDX-AUS because of the smaller aircraft and higher costs.
 
32andBelow
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RE: AS Adds PDX-AUS, EUG-SJC

Tue Jun 02, 2015 5:12 am

Quoting n7371f (Reply 46):
Plus AS will be more limited to price aggressively on PDX-AUS because of the smaller aircraft and higher costs.

Smaller aircraft than WN?
 
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RE: AS Adds PDX-AUS, EUG-SJC

Tue Jun 02, 2015 6:19 am

Quoting 32andBelow (Reply 47):

Yes, their new Embraer 175 seating F12 and Y64. Maybe AS will grow PDX with these planes? Does anyone know if PDXNext has anything to do with them wanting to expand? They're going to need quite a few jetway D gates if they keep moving forward...which I hope they will!!
 
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RE: AS Adds PDX-AUS, EUG-SJC

Tue Jun 02, 2015 9:26 am

It's surprising that AS didn't put on a second SEA-AUS. The flight does really well.....often difficult to get a seat on it.

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