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02-19-2013, 01:26 AM
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Originally Posted by diehardbluesfan View Post
Swift aviation is a joke. Hell at this point the Blues would be lucky to get in by noon tomorrow.

Do the Blues have to fly on one airline or something? You'd think some airline would want to come pick up an NHL team. I'm not sure how the travel part of all that works though.
Not sure if there's a contract that prevents them from flying other airlines, but Swift filed for bankruptcy protection last year. The Blues, Avs, Hawks, Preds, and Bruins were on contracts with them to start the year. Swift cut its ties with the Preds, and the Avs asked to be let out too. Seems like the Blues, Hawks, and Bruins would be wise to follow suit.

Article: "Nuggets, Avalanche lucked out when Swift Air carrier went bankrupt" - Denver Post

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