Greg wonders, "What effect if any does seasonal airfare have on us. I notice when booking a recent allegiant trip that sometimes flights are only 2 days a week while other time 4 days a week."
Jake writes in with a quote and a comment:
""About $1.2 million was not collected by the Springfield-Branson National Airport because the authorization to collect a Passenger Facility Charge expired."" $1.2 million is a lot of lost revenue."
Jake inquires, "Is the building of the new airport going to raise airport fees for the airlines? If so, this certainly isn't going to make SGF more competitive to lower rates to draw travelers to SGF from TUL, MCI, STL. Any comments on this is appreciated."
People ask me what we do to attract airlines. I’ve touched on this several times, but have never brought it together in one posting. Here’s what we do:
Good thoughts and questions this morning from Watcjer. Got enough here for a book! Let's go through them one by one...
1) I think the "leakage" of thirty percent is underestimated. Maybe I don't travel in moneyed circles because almost EVERYONE I know drives to another airport to fly to their destination.