Nicknuzzii wrote:We all know how gate constrained UA is and will confine to be at least until the new terminal opens, but how can they expand in the meantime? I believe there are so many routes they that could make money on but simply haven’t put forward the effort. To me, FRA, BRU, and PEK amongst other domestic stations would all make sense, why don’t they “try more” from LAX?
MIflyer12 wrote:UA could certainly upgauge and free up gate space for ten or more new destinations.
From FSDan's work on 2019 departures by hub:
Total = 160
62.5 % mainline
acavpics wrote:I think it's pretty clear that UA prefers SFO any day over LAX as its primary west coast station. I wouldn't expect too much expansion in LAX in a short amount of time. And they also used to do LAX-FRA.
jplatts wrote:Top domestic destinations that UA doesn't currently serve nonstop from LAX include DFW, PDX, ATL, MIA/FLL, MSP, PHL, DTW, MSY, BNA, MCI, STL, ABQ, CLT, TPA, IND, CVG, PIT, GEG, CMH, TUS, ELP, and MKE.
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