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Forum: Midwest
May 18, 16, 2:49 pm
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Posted By BlueHorseShoe2000

More mainline for MKE

Following the trend we have seen from other carriers in recent years, United Airlines will begin using mainline aircraft on select flights this fall.

As of 9/7/16, MKE-DEN will change from 4x...
May 18, 16, 2:38 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,499
Posted By BlueHorseShoe2000

Mainline service returns to MKE

I have not seen this posted elsewhere, but United is finally putting mainline aircraft back in the Milwaukee (MKE) market ^^^

Starting 9/7/16, MKE-DEN will be converted from 4x daily CRJ to 2x...
Forum: Midwest
Jan 6, 16, 3:25 pm
Replies: 1,015
Views: 182,420
Posted By BlueHorseShoe2000

While I like your optimism, there is almost no...

While I like your optimism, there is almost no chance of MKE landing LHR service anytime in the foreseeable future. First, a slot for the route would need to become available. Second, you would...
Forum: Midwest
Jan 3, 16, 6:21 am
Replies: 1,015
Views: 182,420
Posted By BlueHorseShoe2000

Thanks for sharing. There is definitely some...

Thanks for sharing. There is definitely some interesting information included in the presentation.

Regarding the top 30 markets from Milwaukee, getting non-stop service to places like SNA, SAT,...
Apr 9, 15, 9:40 am
Replies: 48
Views: 4,699
Posted By BlueHorseShoe2000

Delta is very aggressive at managing capacity to...

Delta is very aggressive at managing capacity to meet demand.

In Milwaukee, they tends to do a lot of up-gauging of equipment 60-90 days out. It's not uncommon to see 739s and 757s added to the...
Forum: Midwest
Feb 26, 15, 2:00 am
Replies: 1,015
Views: 182,420
Posted By BlueHorseShoe2000

Haven't looked at this thread in awhile so it's...

Haven't looked at this thread in awhile so it's interesting so see how things are changing at MKE.

As for expansion, I'm curious as to why so many think JetBlue would have an interest in MKE. The...
Forum: Midwest
Nov 25, 14, 9:29 am
Replies: 1,015
Views: 182,420
Posted By BlueHorseShoe2000

Haven't posted here in awhile, but it seems as if...

Haven't posted here in awhile, but it seems as if Alaska Airlines feels MKE is a bit underserved as well.

They are launching daily SEA-MKE service in July 2015 with E175 aircraft. I was a bit...
Nov 25, 14, 9:23 am
Replies: 302
Views: 43,369
Posted By BlueHorseShoe2000

MKE

It is nice to see Alaska finally add MKE to their route network ^

Since Frontier closed their MKE hub, Southwest has had a monopoly on the SEA route. It runs very full month-after-month so there...
Dec 16, 13, 9:02 am
Replies: 2,606
Views: 504,464
Posted By BlueHorseShoe2000

My apologies for not being clear. Both...

My apologies for not being clear.

Both tickets were issued by KLM. However, I was able to use Delta Sky Miles to upgrade my wife. With that said, the upgrade promotion was being offered to...
Dec 16, 13, 7:52 am
Replies: 2,606
Views: 504,464
Posted By BlueHorseShoe2000

Flew ORD-AMS this past Saturday (the 14th). I was...

Flew ORD-AMS this past Saturday (the 14th). I was already ticketed in business but my wife was not (she decided to join me on my trip at the last minute).

During OLCI, my wife was not offered an...
Dec 7, 13, 7:49 pm
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Views: 1,573,705
Posted By BlueHorseShoe2000

For those interested, I thought I would let you...

For those interested, I thought I would let you know that my 3:55 pm JFK-ORD flight did have meal service. Choice of the usual salad or turkey sandwich. Nothing special, but certainly better than...
Dec 4, 13, 1:28 pm
Replies: 3,628
Views: 1,573,705
Posted By BlueHorseShoe2000

Sorry if this has been mentioned before, but I'm...

Sorry if this has been mentioned before, but I'm flying JFK-ORD this Saturday. The flight is scheduled to depart at 3:55 pm. Is a meal served on this flight or is it only the snack basket.

I...
Forum: Midwest
Nov 30, 13, 3:22 am
Replies: 1,015
Views: 182,420
Posted By BlueHorseShoe2000

Hi knope, Thanks for posting these numbers. ...

Hi knope,

Thanks for posting these numbers. I'm glad you found a new "home" for this information.

Looking at the numbers for the June/July/August period, I have to say that I was surprised on...
Mar 1, 13, 4:30 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,938
Posted By BlueHorseShoe2000

I think Southwest started (or is it reinstated?)...

I think Southwest started (or is it reinstated?) the route a few weeks ago. It was listed as a seasonal addition but I am not sure when the flights stop.

AirTran operated this route for a year or...
Forum: Midwest
Feb 14, 13, 6:49 am
Replies: 1,015
Views: 182,420
Posted By BlueHorseShoe2000

Thanks for the analysis. I'm quite surprised to...

Thanks for the analysis. I'm quite surprised to see this.

Historically, MKE-DEN has not done all that well from a yield standpoint. In fact, this was the very first route Midwest moved to Saver...
Forum: Midwest
Feb 12, 13, 2:25 pm
Replies: 1,015
Views: 182,420
Posted By BlueHorseShoe2000

Guide to the Milwaukee Airport

I believe with the discontinuation of MCO Frontier will only have two flights per day in MKE. They might go back up to three flights for the summer schedule.

Given how much Frontier had cut back...
Jan 7, 13, 9:19 am
Replies: 193
Views: 23,544
Posted By BlueHorseShoe2000

I'm not sure how flying into TTN would be easier...

I'm not sure how flying into TTN would be easier than using LGA, JFK or even EWR. If anything, it would be more of a hassle to fly into a secondary airport and then take a train to Manhattan just to...
Sep 15, 12, 2:45 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,976
Posted By BlueHorseShoe2000

Frontier will also discontinue SDF, SMF, CAK, and...

Frontier will also discontinue SDF, SMF, CAK, and DEN-PHL in early January 2013.
Aug 20, 12, 9:22 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,489
Posted By BlueHorseShoe2000

MKE-DCA appears to end on October 27th. ...

MKE-DCA appears to end on October 27th.

MKE-DEN is also being reduced from 4x daily to 3x daily. This could be a simple seasonal reduction. However, Frontier has been thinning out frequency on...
May 6, 12, 10:39 am
Replies: 126
Views: 17,218
Posted By BlueHorseShoe2000

It looks like Delta is moving up the start date...

It looks like Delta is moving up the start date of their MKE-LGA route. Beginning in June, Delta will have two flights each week day. Starting in July, the route will be operated 4x daily with a...
May 1, 12, 11:37 am
Replies: 126
Views: 17,218
Posted By BlueHorseShoe2000

Yes, all non-stop MKE-LGA flights are being...

Yes, all non-stop MKE-LGA flights are being discontinued. But Frontier will still sell you a ticket on their website :)

I would ask them to reaccomodate you on the Delta or AirTran non-stops, but...
May 1, 12, 11:35 am
Replies: 126
Views: 17,218
Posted By BlueHorseShoe2000

Are you actually saying you had confidence in the...

Are you actually saying you had confidence in the Republic Managemen team?

Over time it has became clear that the leadership at Frontier/Republic was lost. They didnít seem to have a vision for...
May 1, 12, 11:01 am
Replies: 126
Views: 17,218
Posted By BlueHorseShoe2000

Frontier offered MKE-CUN for only one winter...

Frontier offered MKE-CUN for only one winter season. The route performed horribly and was pulled after a couple of months. It was brought back after Republic purchased Frontier and Midwest but I...
Apr 30, 12, 11:38 am
Replies: 126
Views: 17,218
Posted By BlueHorseShoe2000

And then there were seven...

Effective June 1st, Frontier will discontinue MKE-OMA/IND/CMH/BNA/PIT flying. The ERJs flying for Frontier will be parked.

MKE/MCI-LGA service is also being eliminated due to a "slot...
Apr 4, 12, 1:03 am
Replies: 132
Views: 15,336
Posted By BlueHorseShoe2000

The BCC was never profitable. I believe the...

The BCC was never profitable. I believe the penalties involved in breaking the lease were fairly significant.
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