Low-fare Frontier Airlines coming to Syracuse

rrlbees

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Each upstate city should have at least one flight a day to DFW and IAH. Use one of the smaller 70-90 passenger jets that have First Class and extra leg room price points.
Used to be a direct flight from Syracuse to DFW on American. I flew it several times for business. Then they cut it probably about 10 years ago?
 

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Used to be a direct flight from Syracuse to DFW on American. I flew it several times for business. Then they cut it probably about 10 years ago?
Yup...it was cut during the recession. I flew it a few times too. The plane when I flew was full or nearly full. Although I think they were using the smaller 50 seat RJs as I remember.

Additionally, I have stopped using JetBlue to fly from Tampa to SYR. The layovers are really bad. When they cut service from 3 to 2 JFK flights a day it really screwed up their connection times in some cities (like Tampa).
 

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Used to be a direct flight from Syracuse to DFW on American. I flew it several times for business. Then they cut it probably about 10 years ago?
which is crazy. Dallas has doubled in size since then.
 

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Yup...it was cut during the recession. I flew it a few times too. The plane when I flew was full or nearly full. Although I think they were using the smaller 50 seat RJs as I remember.

Additionally, I have stopped using JetBlue to fly from Tampa to SYR. The layovers are really bad. When they cut service from 3 to 2 JFK flights a day it really screwed up their connection times in some cities (like Tampa).
Yea, I don't remember the size of the planes but they were generally full, especially the flight down.
 

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Kind of mystified how Rochester got Southwest and Syracuse did not.
Only reason they got 'em was through the AirTran merger a handful of years ago. Wonder what the sticking point is with them and coming into the Syracuse Market... I also agree with the general consensus that Hancock needs a direct TX route - ideally with AA and United. Not only for Business, but it adds another use-able hub to connect through. Every time I see a new route open recently the planes fly near capacity, so not sure why it is so hard to lure new air service. High gate fees?
 
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