Southwest to cancel Lauderdale-Orlando route in January

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  1. sobore
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    http://www.sun-sentinel.com/business/fl-southwest-lauderdale-orlando-flight-20120717,0,2883644.story

    Starting next year, there will be fewer options for flying between Fort Lauderdale and Orlando.
    Southwest Airlines will discontinue its Fort Lauderdale to Orlando route in January, spokeswoman Ashley Dillon said Monday.

    The route was mostly used by connecting and long-distance passengers, rather than by those traveling directly to Orlando or Fort Lauderdale, Dillon said.
    "We have created more convenient ways to get these customers to their destinations through different itineraries."

    Read More: http://www.sun-sentinel.com/business/fl-southwest-lauderdale-orlando-flight-20120717,0,2883644.story
     
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    177 miles
     
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    737 just too large a plane for this route?
     
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    Spirit flys an A320 on this route, they may be the only choice on this route after the pullout.
     
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    ah, so the majority of the clientele are just that ignorant (WRT cheap fairs but many fees)
     
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    Let's hope not! A taxi may be cheaper in the long run. ;)
     
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    ......for that " Spiritual " encounter!:D
     
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    Not sure why...flew it yesterday...flight packed and 3/4 of pas de-boarded and were in luggage carousel...
     

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