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Old 03-29-2015, 07:10 AM   #1  
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Default PIT as a domicile

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I know that currently RAH is the only company with a PIT domicile. Any chance of others opening up there?

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Old 03-29-2015, 07:26 AM   #2  
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Doubt it. Pit is a ghost town, unfortunately. Great airport.
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Old 03-29-2015, 07:35 AM   #3  
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I know that currently RAH is the only company with a PIT domicile. Any chance of others opening up there?

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PIT like many other former hub cities (MEM, CLE, etc) will probably never be a hub city again. The only reason RAH has a domicile there is because they have some weird thing about crew domiciles being co-located with maintenance bases.
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I think the best anyone can hope for would be Southwest or Frontier wanting to make a larger presense but that's really about it. The big 3 airlines already have their surrounding hub cities making PIT unusable.
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Doubt it. Pit is a ghost town, unfortunately. Great airport.
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That's upsetting. If only the airport authority and US Airways could have worked things out back then
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Doubt it. Pit is a ghost town, unfortunately. Great airport.
Great airport is stretching it a bit.
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Great airport is stretching it a bit.
I would say an airport with long runways, plenty of gates, efficient deicing, along with a lot of stores and restaurants that charge outside pricing is a great airport. It's a great place to have a small sit in the middle of a trip with that Rite Aid and a Post Office, as well as some interesting exhibits to look at.
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Wish you guys could have seen it back in the mid-90s. Place was hopping. Rome, London, Paris... Tons of transcons, tons of commuters... Sad
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Great airport is stretching it a bit.
While operations are substantially less than in the mid-90s, the original PIT terminal was a horrible place for a hub in the late 70s/early 80s. Even with the current number of flights in and out of PIT, the previous terminal would be poorly equipped to handle the operations as they are today.
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