Good thing I paid for early boarding :D

Old Oct 5, 19, 6:35 am
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Good thing I paid for early boarding :D

Booked last minute to IND, so I bought EB.

41 of us total on the flight.
plus there’s another flight that leaves to IND in like fifteen minutes.
last time I had a flight this empty I was flying into a snowstorm to Jersey.

any clue to the light load on this Saturday morning nonstop?
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Old Oct 5, 19, 6:52 am
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Why EB with last minute?

Departure airport?

My guess is, multiple early morning positioning flights that need to get planes somewhere else where there is demand
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Old Oct 5, 19, 7:13 am
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The real question is >>>

Did you run into people saving seats for others?
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Old Oct 5, 19, 9:42 am
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Originally Posted by dmbolp View Post
Why EB with last minute?

Departure airport?

My guess is, multiple early morning positioning flights that need to get planes somewhere else where there is demand
TPA
I wasn’t going to be able to check in right at T-24

and at least there were no seat savers lol


and it was the third flight of the day to Indy

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Old Oct 6, 19, 10:03 am
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My latest flight on Southwest a couple of weeks ago was also half empty. I decided that it was Karma for Southwest removing their Map search "Where can I fly cheaply" feature.
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Old Oct 7, 19, 9:12 pm
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Slowest day of the week in the morning in October. What is the surprise?
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Old Oct 8, 19, 7:47 pm
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Originally Posted by 737MAX8 View Post
Slowest day of the week in the morning in October. What is the surprise?

41 passengers was the surprise. I fly twice a usually three times a month. Mostly AA or WN depending on the route, and I rarely see an open plane. I think between thanksgiving and Christmas are even slower periods. But I have not seen a load like this in a very long time. I was just surprised.
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Old Oct 9, 19, 3:32 am
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One time I was on a WN flight that had about 10 people on it. But that's because it was LAS to ONT on a Friday night. Presumably the plane is full going the other direction.
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Old Oct 9, 19, 6:33 am
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LAS to ONT on a Friday night. Presumably the plane is full going the other direction.
And I-15 is packed with cars heading up to Vegas for the weekend. Like in the Cheryl Crow song.
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