What happened to Dallas Love Field?

Old Oct 2, 16, 11:36 am
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What happened to Dallas Love Field?

According to FAA data, it got a huge passenger increase last year.
2015 14,497,498
2014 9,413,636

What did WN do?
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Old Oct 2, 16, 11:54 am
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Lifting of Wright Amendment?
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Old Oct 2, 16, 12:00 pm
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Got it. Thanks!
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Old Oct 2, 16, 5:35 pm
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I've done the Houston-Love Field trip twice this summer for work and while I love the location of Love Field, you definitely feel how crowded the airport is. I was last there a couple weeks ago, like 5:30 pm, and my colleague and I couldn't get a seat at any restaurant and the shortest wait was ~5 minutes...for Chiles...
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Old Oct 2, 16, 10:57 pm
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As opposed to an uncrowded Love Field where you can fly to an airport in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana or New Mexico (and that's it!) Geez, the crowds are still far less than DFW and now you can fly anywhere in the country at competitive prices.

Send an e-mail to AA and the City of Fort Worth and let them know how awful it is to fly out of Love Field.
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Old Oct 4, 16, 12:17 pm
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Originally Posted by John Wang View Post
According to FAA data, it got a huge passenger increase last year.
2015 14,497,498
2014 9,413,636

What did WN do?
Opened several more gates also
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Old Oct 4, 16, 1:30 pm
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Originally Posted by Kevin AA View Post
As opposed to an uncrowded Love Field where you can fly to an airport in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana or New Mexico (and that's it!) Geez, the crowds are still far less than DFW and now you can fly anywhere in the country at competitive prices.

Send an e-mail to AA and the City of Fort Worth and let them know how awful it is to fly out of Love Field.
You could flown elsewhere but just had to make a stop.....
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Old Oct 5, 16, 12:57 am
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Originally Posted by toomanybooks View Post
Lifting of Wright Amendment?
Why would flying longer flights increase the number of passengers?
The length of trip is irrelevant to the capacity of the airport.
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Old Oct 5, 16, 1:05 am
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Originally Posted by rsteinmetz70112 View Post
Why would flying longer flights increase the number of passengers?
The length of trip is irrelevant to the capacity of the airport.
Love Field will have one extra passenger going through there because I'll be flying SWA to DAL in a couple of weeks non-stop from LAX since the end of the Wright Amendment. Otherwise, I would fly non-stop on another airline to DFW.
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Old Oct 5, 16, 2:31 am
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Love Field will have one extra passenger going through there because I'll be flying SWA to DAL in a couple of weeks non-stop from LAX since the end of the Wright Amendment. Otherwise, I would fly non-stop on another airline to DFW.
Yet a lot of flights from Love to near airports have been cancelled.
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Old Oct 5, 16, 7:57 am
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Originally Posted by krazykanuck View Post
I couldn't get a seat at any restaurant and the shortest wait was ~5 minutes
Is there a digit missing from before that 5? That doesn't seem too bad...
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