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WN exec speculates about future Europe service

Old Dec 20, 2019, 10:31 am
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WN exec speculates about future Europe service

https://www.bizjournals.com/houston/...watterson.html

Says if it comes it's years away.

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Old Dec 20, 2019, 10:41 am
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Look how long Hawaii too to get off the ground.... and that did not have any intl governments involved. And of course, there is the equipment. Gonna be years before WN gets back to where they want/need to be domestically.
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Old Dec 20, 2019, 11:26 am
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Originally Posted by NoStressHere
Look how long Hawaii too to get off the ground.... and that did not have any intl governments involved. And of course, there is the equipment. Gonna be years before WN gets back to where they want/need to be domestically.
What "equipment" issues? This is about finding a codeshare partner already flying TATL. They already have the "intl government" permits.
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Old Dec 20, 2019, 1:19 pm
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So in the future Southwest might be looking for a trans Atlantic codeshare partner to run international flights.

WN has obviously figured out how to do international flying with its Mexico and Central America/Caribbean flights - are agreements with European countries drastically different? Or is it the codeshare that makes it different?

(edit - I misread dissimilar to Hawaii as similar in the article and initially thought it was about flying to Europe on WN metal, not codeshares)
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