Old Jun 8, 20, 11:29 am
Join Date: Mar 2016
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Originally Posted by jrl767 View Post
what you would love for the sake of convenience and what AS might view as making operational/economic sense are two very different things ... I don't really know if the economics of turboprops have changed that radically in the past ~10 years, but if AA/UA/HP couldn't make their 37-seaters (Saab 340, Embraer 120, and Dash-8-100 respectively) work, I seriously doubt that AS would be able to justify the 76-seat Q400
Especially when it would require establishing a new station just 35 miles away from SAN, all in the midst of major economic downturn due to COVID which has hit airlines especially hard. Don't see this happening.
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