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Southwest launch service to Miami and Palm Springs, CA

Southwest launch service to Miami and Palm Springs, CA

Old Sep 3, 20, 2:21 pm
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Southwest launch service to Miami and Palm Springs, CA

https://www.swamedia.com/releases/re...-springs-calif

OMG!! Southwest is going to Miami. Can't you believe this?!?!? This is first-time ever!
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Old Sep 3, 20, 2:44 pm
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Why is government approval needed in a deregulated industry.
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Old Sep 3, 20, 2:47 pm
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Fantastic! Third local option for me, though I'd have been just as pleased with further developing FLL. More and better Priority Pass lounges at MIA, though - well, hopefully again someday soon.
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Old Sep 3, 20, 3:19 pm
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Statements from MIA CEO Lester Sola & Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez

https://news.miami-airport.com/state...miami-service/
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Old Sep 3, 20, 4:01 pm
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Dallas News today from Southwest CEO Gary Kelly.

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/...-palm-springs/
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Old Sep 3, 20, 4:10 pm
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I am excited to see where the routes into Palm Springs originate. ONT was getting further away with connections and traffic.
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Old Sep 3, 20, 4:24 pm
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Does anyone know where they will be flying to/from PSP?
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Old Sep 3, 20, 4:51 pm
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Originally Posted by buckeyefanflyer View Post
Why is government approval needed in a deregulated industry.
International routes still require government approval to get the route authority. I have a feeling this is mostly general CYA boilerplate language.
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Old Sep 3, 20, 4:59 pm
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Originally Posted by AADFW View Post
Does anyone know where they will be flying to/from PSP?
OAK, please.
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Old Sep 3, 20, 5:28 pm
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Originally Posted by smmrfld View Post
OAK, please.
PSP-PHX or LAS, as well. Let see what happens.
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Old Sep 3, 20, 5:30 pm
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Originally Posted by smmrfld View Post
OAK, please.
This is my guess too.
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Old Sep 3, 20, 6:13 pm
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Does anyone know where they will be flying to/from PSP?
Hopefully LGB to generate more traffic.

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Old Sep 3, 20, 6:30 pm
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Any speculation on MIA routes? The Dallas quote talks about positioning themselves with two good leisure destinations for late fall and winter, so I imagine we'll see them before the next extension.
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Old Sep 3, 20, 6:36 pm
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Any additional competition out of PSP is very welcome. Fares can get ridiculous.
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Old Sep 3, 20, 8:02 pm
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So happy for OAK-PSP, this is to compete with JSX.
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