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Feb 8, 12, 12:13 pm
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Posted By RASMguy

Well, the good news is the FLL-SEA marketsize...

Well, the good news is the FLL-SEA marketsize (YE3Q11) is 158 PPDEW. SEA-MIA is 165. Even if we don't get ANY former MIA folks, we should be able to develop a new market at FLL with substantially...
Mar 15, 11, 12:12 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 6,140
Posted By RASMguy

QX Transformation

As many know, we are in the middle of a very complex transition for QX that we're very hopeful will be completed by May. At the same time, we're also very focused on improving the operation's...
Mar 15, 11, 12:01 pm
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Views: 6,140
Posted By RASMguy

For the record we increased capacity last Fall...

For the record we increased capacity last Fall with mainline. It failed to fill up. The capacity was pulled. The market has spoken.
Mar 4, 11, 6:23 pm
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Posted By RASMguy

I agree with you on PDX-SAN...I would say that is...

I agree with you on PDX-SAN...I would say that is a big priority. We added daily service to Loreto this year and it really was too much. LTO still has a lot of growing to do.
Mar 4, 11, 4:05 pm
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Posted By RASMguy

We generally average about 35-40% share on 1x...

We generally average about 35-40% share on 1x non-stop, so based on that here is what a few of these markets would look like:

PPDEW (Peak summer 3rd Quarter 2010 data):

ORF-SEA 103.5 PDEW x 40%...
Mar 1, 11, 7:31 pm
Replies: 61
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Posted By RASMguy

You bet...it's been my project, so I know it all...

You bet...it's been my project, so I know it all to well. :D
Mar 1, 11, 1:25 pm
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Posted By RASMguy

Here...I'll put MBJ to bed. We could do it, but...

Here...I'll put MBJ to bed. We could do it, but the market is not large enough for daily service. Since it is longer than a 4 hour flight, we need to overnight crews in MBJ. Unfortunately, with...
Mar 1, 11, 1:20 pm
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Views: 6,706
Posted By RASMguy

Yes, there will be a CRJ200 filling in between...

Yes, there will be a CRJ200 filling in between 5/14-6/16 and will be isolated on the BUR and ONT routes.
Mar 1, 11, 1:19 pm
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Views: 6,706
Posted By RASMguy

They are there...bottom of the screen. Working...

They are there...bottom of the screen. Working on that fix next.
Feb 28, 11, 7:48 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 6,706
Posted By RASMguy

Anything associated with the actual flight (ie...

Anything associated with the actual flight (ie Flight crews and MTX) is handled by SkyWest. Ground Handling will be by either AS, QX, or a current contract vendor.
Feb 28, 11, 7:46 pm
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Views: 6,706
Posted By RASMguy

They would like to grow it someday, but no plans...

They would like to grow it someday, but no plans in the near future.
Feb 28, 11, 7:46 pm
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Views: 6,706
Posted By RASMguy

This has been fixed.

This has been fixed.
Feb 28, 11, 7:45 pm
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Views: 9,410
Posted By RASMguy

We toyed with this idea, but the market between...

We toyed with this idea, but the market between AUS-MSY is just a wee bit too thin. It's also a 446 mile trip, or about 1 hr 20 min block time. Factor in a 50 minute turn in AUS or MSY and the...
Feb 27, 11, 8:20 pm
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Posted By RASMguy

There were only 5 CR7 planes left...can't take...

There were only 5 CR7 planes left...can't take more if that is all that is left. ;)
Feb 27, 11, 8:17 pm
Replies: 94
Views: 9,410
Posted By RASMguy

Yes, there are 199 pax traveling in each...

Yes, there are 199 pax traveling in each direction (400 total a day).
Feb 27, 11, 1:56 pm
Replies: 94
Views: 9,410
Posted By RASMguy

SEA-AUS is here to stay and is a good route. ...

SEA-AUS is here to stay and is a good route. Here are the DOT O&D Pax sizes for AUS markets (YE3Q10).

SJC: 198.2...pax per day, each way (PDEW)...hence the reason we added 2x, but why it isn't a...
Feb 27, 11, 1:46 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 6,706
Posted By RASMguy

I figured I'd tackle a bunch of...

I figured I'd tackle a bunch of questions/comments all at once instead of several posts. ;)

First and foremost, there is no plan, desire, scheme, or other shadowy strategy to sell off Horizon or...
Feb 18, 11, 5:35 pm
Replies: 94
Views: 9,410
Posted By RASMguy

Your wish is my command...the market was very...

Your wish is my command...the market was very promising when we first launched it. Unfortunately, the market was too small for two carriers to serve it and WN choose to squat right on top of us. ...
Feb 1, 11, 4:46 pm
Replies: 72
Views: 11,298
Posted By RASMguy

Interesting also that SkyWest is nearly 3 TIMES...

Interesting also that SkyWest is nearly 3 TIMES larger than AS. They are a very reputable airline and we'll have 100% control of the onboard product/experience.
Feb 1, 11, 4:44 pm
Replies: 72
Views: 11,298
Posted By RASMguy

Not likely...OTH is VERY seasonal and only worked...

Not likely...OTH is VERY seasonal and only worked in the summer months.
Jan 19, 11, 3:02 pm
Replies: 143
Views: 12,019
Posted By RASMguy

That's fine...loads are in the 80s so enough...

That's fine...loads are in the 80s so enough people like them and we like that they aren't bleeding anymore. Yep, the last flight leaves at 1715 because it was popular. The overnight in OAK was...
Jan 18, 11, 6:12 pm
Replies: 143
Views: 12,019
Posted By RASMguy

Bottomline....we also feel that anything over 600...

Bottomline....we also feel that anything over 600 miles is probably not that great on a Q400. There are some exceptions, but for all this back and forth, you probably won't see a Q400 on these...
Jan 18, 11, 6:10 pm
Replies: 143
Views: 12,019
Posted By RASMguy

Nope...we resolved that.

Nope...we resolved that.
Jan 18, 11, 6:03 pm
Replies: 143
Views: 12,019
Posted By RASMguy

Actually, fares are about the same as they were...

Actually, fares are about the same as they were before the big fuel run-up on the business fares. The fares with more advance purchase are actually down significantly (including 7 days out) and if...
Jan 18, 11, 6:00 pm
Replies: 143
Views: 12,019
Posted By RASMguy

Economics are economics. The Q400 is a better...

Economics are economics. The Q400 is a better aircraft on flights shorter than 600 miles. The alternative is nothing, or maybe 1-2x mainline flights and that isn't marketable or attractive. Say...
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