Where did PDX<>FLL go?

Old Apr 5, 21, 6:16 am
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Where did PDX<>FLL go?

Anyone have details why itís off the schedule in June? Did this flight earlier this year and it was so convenient, sad to see it go
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Old Apr 5, 21, 7:24 am
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FLL seasonal reductions and no cruise business (yet).
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Old Apr 5, 21, 9:12 am
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Well, let the Alaskan planning gods know that I miss it dearly
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Old Apr 5, 21, 11:19 am
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And FLL was the go-to mileage run destination for awhile....but the flight options have been reduced and the price has gone up. I always went through SEA, LAX, or SAN since the direct flight from PDX earned less EQMs and was usually operated by an -800 which made upgrades even more difficult.
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Old Apr 5, 21, 11:46 am
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There's an existing thread on these Florida routes -- TPA-LAX-TPA gone?
Some where meant to be year round and went to seasonal. A number were always seasonal when loaded last summer. I believe PDX-FLL was always seasonal, although they ended up discontinuing flights a bit earlier than originally scheduled.
https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1449367

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Old Apr 5, 21, 12:52 pm
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Originally Posted by flytoeat View Post
FLL seasonal reductions and no cruise business (yet).
Exactly though the CDC finally seems willing to relax some cruise policies
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Old Apr 5, 21, 2:22 pm
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They went and hibernated into the same cave as SAN-FLL.
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Old Apr 5, 21, 2:33 pm
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We all know it was mileage runners and weekly discount codes that were keeping these flights afloat (get it? no cruises! afloat?! lol) .
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Old Apr 5, 21, 5:45 pm
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Originally Posted by fly747first View Post
Exactly though the CDC finally seems willing to relax some cruise policies
I don't know what's worse: being in a relatively cramped space with thousands of others or being stuck with no ports willing to let you disembark. It was really an eyeopener... As for the route, I think once people feel comfortable on cruise ships and more people are vaccinated that the route will come back.
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Old Apr 6, 21, 4:11 pm
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We all know it was mileage runners and weekly discount codes that were keeping these flights afloat
Nothing about that demographic is revenue positive for AS so why should they keep it around
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Old Apr 7, 21, 4:16 pm
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I think I was the lone first-class-buying passenger that just liked a convenient route to visit his sister. But $450 tickets don't justify the route. RIP PDX<>FLL.
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This and SAN-FLL was originally added as a retaliation against B6 entering EWR-LAX/SFO/SAN + FLL-SEA/PDX. It's anyone's guess on the future of these routes.
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Old Apr 7, 21, 4:47 pm
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Originally Posted by rotnkornkid View Post
I think I was the lone first-class-buying passenger that just liked a convenient route to visit his sister. But $450 tickets don't justify the route. RIP PDX<>FLL.
I always took the connections via LAX and/or SEA and with the frequent discount codes it always ended up being around $90 each way in main cabin which brought the cpm down to under .03/mile....talk about a no-brainer of a mileage run.
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Old Apr 8, 21, 8:24 am
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Originally Posted by rotnkornkid View Post
I think I was the lone first-class-buying passenger that just liked a convenient route to visit his sister. But $450 tickets don't justify the route. RIP PDX<>FLL.
Nah, I was the other one. I was almost always revenue F on SAN-FLL.
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Old Apr 8, 21, 8:26 am
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For the concerned mileage runners, PDX-EWR returns soon.
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