CO/UA Competition with Southwest

 
Old Oct 27, 10, 12:48 pm
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CO/UA Competition with Southwest

Southwest recently announced adding HOU-CHS service in March. Any chance CO/UA will bring down the IAH-CHS fares?
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Old Oct 27, 10, 1:33 pm
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Originally Posted by JD3030 View Post
Southwest recently announced adding HOU-CHS service in March. Any chance CO/UA will bring down the IAH-CHS fares?
You know they will, but only for dates on or after the WN service starts. If you look at dates that far into the future, you'll likely see the fares have already dropped.
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Old Oct 27, 10, 3:25 pm
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Originally Posted by ssullivan View Post
You know they will, but only for dates on or after the WN service starts. If you look at dates that far into the future, you'll likely see the fares have already dropped.
And sometimes time of day of flights.

I've seen many hub->stations with multiple daily flights, that had only the matching flights with close times be impacted by the WN flights. For instance, flights 1/2/4/5 would be legacy costs, and flight 3 would be discounted.
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Old Oct 27, 10, 3:30 pm
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Originally Posted by sbagdon View Post
And sometimes time of day of flights.

I've seen many hub->stations with multiple daily flights, that had only the matching flights with close times be impacted by the WN flights. For instance, flights 1/2/4/5 would be legacy costs, and flight 3 would be discounted.
I'm sure that CO/UA will match selectively.
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