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Old 10-17-2019, 09:47 AM   #1  
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Question BNA Domicile?

Hey y'all,

Any truth to the recent rumors (ongoing for the past 5 years) that BNA will be made a crew domicile? Have heard LGA is going away and that they're looking for a new mid/east coast domicile. Would make some sense with BNA already having a huge MX presence with the new hanger. Thoughts?
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Old 10-17-2019, 10:05 AM   #2  
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According to the hotel committee reports we average more hotel rooms there per night then any other station. That, plus the MX hangar makes it a prime candidate for a base.

The issue is from what I have been told the overnights are split between the CRJ and ERJ fleets so it's not worth it to open a base there. If all the overnights were on one fleet it would have already happened IMO.

There is an argument for "economies of scale" here: adding a fleet type to a domicile is cheaper then opening the domicile for the first time. So eventually the company may just decide to have both, but IMO unless hotel costs climb that won't happen.
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Old 10-17-2019, 10:59 AM   #3  
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This has been a rumor for years, heard that it won’t happen because it’s split between CRJ and ERJ. Not enough flying for an individual plane to support it.
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Old 10-17-2019, 11:13 AM   #4  
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The hotel report (IMO) is unclear data, for reasons that our domiciles also have high hotel numbers.
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