The Wandering Aramean - What would a Virgin America hub look like in Dallas?

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  1. BoardingArea

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    It seems that we might find out a bit later this year what a Virgin America hub operation would look like at Dallas’s Love Field. The carrier made in known today that they have applied to the US Department of Justice to take over two gates which American Airlines is required to release as...
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    I don't get it... They would be capped at two gates at DAL, and they will have blown their DCA/LGA allotment, and they will be in a head-on collision with WN at DAL, with no ability to expand there (unlike at LAX or SFO). Meanwhile, they still don't serve PHX, MSP, ATL yet (some pretty big markets) even from their original hubs.

    But then again, figuring out what logic VX uses for route selection makes my head hurt. It is easier to just assume there is a dart board...

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