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(@coco_de_mer_usvi)
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I called US Airways today to check for nonstop flights to STT, for my trip back to STJ in October. The agent said that they are no longer running non-stop that they are now connecting in Charlotte. Bluwater, you seem knowledgable about airfares, etc. have you heard anything about this. Looks like ill be taking a connecting flight.

 
Posted : July 26, 2006 4:50 pm
(@lydiaj)
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It seems non-stops start back up in November. I also made reservations for September and there were no non-stops. It has been this way for a couple of months. Don't remember when they made the change, since I start looking at fares at the first possible moment (330 day out).

I fly out of Philadelphia, PA. Now if they change ALL their flights to connections, I will restart using AA.

 
Posted : July 26, 2006 5:21 pm
(@mbw1024)
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When I first booked my Oct. flight it was non stop but they changed it to connecting in Charlotte. We originate in PHL.

Leaving for our first trip/honeymoon on 10/2 for 10 days. CAN'T WAIT!

 
Posted : July 26, 2006 5:45 pm
(@coco_de_mer_usvi)
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Lucky you, you will have a great time. But how disappointing is that they changed your nonstop to a layover. Thats where I fly out of PHL and I always liked US Air but a little disappointed they changed things. There is nothing like having a nonstop flight, layovers arent my cup of tea.

 
Posted : July 26, 2006 6:25 pm
(@mbw1024)
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I know what you mean. Newark is actually better for us but we went to PHL for the NON STOP 🙁

Oh well .. we are spending the night before our flight in the city and we have some favorite places there that we like to hit every now and again. So what can you do? We will make the best of it.

 
Posted : July 26, 2006 7:01 pm
(@bluwater)
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CoCo, I have noticed that there are no weekday non-stops from PHL on USAir- I have never experienced this in the past.

However, for the dates I was concerend with, the weekends still offered non-stop from now though early September.

I'm with you - hate stopping - just want to get there!

 
Posted : July 27, 2006 12:33 am
(@ccasebolt)
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We must have gotten in on the last of them this past trip (we flew the PHL NS on Thursday 7/13). Hopefully they will add it back again when during the in-season when the demand increases.

We're just back from our awesome trip - how was yours?

 
Posted : July 27, 2006 6:24 am
(@coco_de_mer_usvi)
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Omg, we had a blast. Best part of the trip was going to the Baths, I looked around for your pink hat but didnt see you 🙂

 
Posted : July 27, 2006 7:23 am
 Lora
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nbw1024 - just curious, why did want to go to PHL for non-stop if Newark has non-stops and that is the airport you preferred? Was it you just wanted to fly USAir? Newark's non-stop is Continental. I was just wondering. We will be flying from Columbus OH to Newark to STT next April. That's how I knew Newark has non-stops.

 
Posted : July 27, 2006 8:37 am
(@ccasebolt)
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CoCo - so did we! It was an amazing trip. Didn't make it to VG this time, but did go to JVD for awhile and to the Caves. I wore the hat, but mostly just to the beaches & after snorkeling; not often at the Westin. I'm going to start a trip report - took a lot of notes, so it will be rather long - stay tuned. Now just trying to get back into the daily drag, uh, I mean routine 😉

 
Posted : July 27, 2006 3:11 pm
(@bluwater)
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Gosh, It seems like at least 50% of the regular posters on this forum fly PHL to STT. We should just all get together for dinner in the USAirays Club at PHL! 😉

 
Posted : July 27, 2006 11:33 pm
(@coco_de_mer_usvi)
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Sounds good to me, might have to bring Sean with me but were game.

 
Posted : July 28, 2006 7:13 am
 lip
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co co, i went to stt outta philly last oct. and there were no non stops during that time through usscare oops usair... i dont think they start the non stops until a lil later in the season... went back in april and had no problem getting non stop.

 
Posted : July 28, 2006 8:49 am
(@coco_de_mer_usvi)
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Yeah, I was thinking that too. Looks like ill be connecting come Oct, but thats ok.

 
Posted : July 28, 2006 9:05 am
(@marie p)
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Just came in on Monday. Flew Hartford to PHL and then non stop to STT. Flight was excellent and we arrived earlier than scheduled. My eticket said no food but they served those premade turkey and cheese sandwiches. Get a sandwich or food for yourselves before you leave.
Our return trip on Aug. 24th is through Charlotte. Coming from Hartford it doesn't usually matter where we fly into before STT. Everyone coming down now have a great time.

 
Posted : July 28, 2006 9:43 am
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