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In an interview with Today in the Sky, Willie commented that the sales on the new route are off to a good start.

“The advance bookings have been very impressive,” Walsh said.

Mr. Willie Walsh

Willie Walsh

“It helps with what’s going on in Austin at the moment,” Walsh conceded. “But you can’t get a seat on our flights this week, which is good. We’re really pleased.”

What was going on at the moment was the South by Southwest festival music and film festival which ran through to March 16.

So it is a case of so far so good…