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by nomorerjs
Mon Jun 25, 2018 1:07 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Int'l Routes that are underserved/not served
Replies: 88
Views: 5405

Re: Int'l Routes that are underserved/not served

FNJ-PBI EXT-DTW What about FNJ-DTW? About a 1/2 dozen people on this forum will give you 100s of reason for this, even though the rest of us get the joke. FNJ-PBI has huge demand of premium leisure market and i think it could be more successful But they can connect in DTW (if it wasn’t for DL and W...

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by nomorerjs
Mon Jun 25, 2018 12:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What’s next for LEVEL?
Replies: 29
Views: 4767

Re: What’s next for LEVEL?

Though BOS-PAR is packed, it may be good to weaken DY with BOS-ORY or disrupt their plans again with BOS-FCO if DY is still solo come S19. They should look at a WAS airport. If AA wasn't on ORD-BCN that would be a good option. Maybe DFW-BCN if AA doesn’t start it? ORD-BCN is supposedly a strong sea...

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by nomorerjs
Mon Jun 25, 2018 12:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future U.S. Expansion Possibilities For Aer Lingus
Replies: 153
Views: 18107

Re: Future U.S. Expansion Possibilities For Aer Lingus

I can think of three likely future destinations in the USA not already served by Aer Lingus: 1. DUB to DFW on the A330 2. Seasonally: ORD to SNN on the A321LR, CLT to SNN on the A321LR In Chicago or Charlotte, however, would either cannibalize the B6 partnership, given that EI relies on B6 feed at ...

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by nomorerjs
Mon Jun 25, 2018 12:25 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Int'l Routes that are underserved/not served
Replies: 88
Views: 5405

Re: Int'l Routes that are underserved/not served

Some examples: Amsterdam - Denver Amsterdam - Las Vegas Copenhagen - Cape Town Copenhagen - Chicago Kansai - Irkutsk Keflavik - Houston Keflavik - Istanbul Madrid - Bangkok Madrid - Cape Town Mexico City - Hong Kong Mexico City - Honolulu Mumbai - Jakarta Rome - Cape Town Rome - Nairobi Warsaw - Sa...

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by nomorerjs
Fri Jun 22, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA drops ORD-PEK
Replies: 249
Views: 30159

Re: AA drops ORD-PEK

What I find interesting in this, is that AA, DL, and UA have been running an operation of (East Coast Feed)-to -ORD/DTW- to- (East Asia Primary cities). And of AA/DL/UA, AA really has the most east coast hub traffic (CLT, DCA, PHL) of hubs that do not have their own TPAC flight. So what I find inte...

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by nomorerjs
Thu Jun 21, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL S18 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type
Replies: 116
Views: 14128

Re: DL S18 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type

Thu 6/28/18:

DFW
319: 11
320: 8
717: 9
738: 1
CR7: 2
CR9: 5
E70: 5
E75: 5

Total: 46
Mainline: 63.0%

ORD
319: 6
M88: 7
M90: 4
717: 17
738: 2
CRJ: 3
CR7: 1
CR9: 5
E70: 2
E7W: 7
E75: 2

Total: 56
Mainline: 64.3%

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by nomorerjs
Thu Jun 21, 2018 1:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Largest US international Routes Pax Counts for 2017
Replies: 46
Views: 5508

Re: Largest US international Routes Pax Counts for 2017

For Latin interesting to see only two routes from MIA. Was always under impression Miami was US hub for Latin America flying especially with the benefit of AA hub feed. It is. But the largest U.S.-LatAm market is Mexico, and MIA is not a major U.S.-Mexico hub (although MIAMEX and MIACUN are probabl...

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by nomorerjs
Wed Jun 20, 2018 12:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 357
Views: 46263

Re: United Airlines Network Thread 2018

We have heard AA/DL talking about making cuts with the high fuel prices. AA has done that in ORD already based on the latest OAG. Kirby has been pretty adamant about continuing his growth plan. I personally think he needs to pick and choose where to do it at. ORD and IAH seem to be like good places...

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by nomorerjs
Wed Jun 20, 2018 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next Lufthansa Group longhaul destinations
Replies: 84
Views: 14712

Re: Next Lufthansa Group longhaul destinations

Serving DUR certainly makes sense to me, on LH. For Asia, dare I say XIY? There is only just the non-daily FCO and CDG trips on Chinese carriers. Any other way to Europe from XIY would require going East to go West. There is a niche market for LH, here. DTW-MUC on LH has a different bit of dynamics...

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by nomorerjs
Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1154
Views: 69172

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

Hate to break it to you, but SV is not coming to DTW. This thread immediately brings ORD into this (if NZ can fly ORD-AKL with little O&D, why can’t airline A make DTW - anywhere in the world work)? Detroit is not Chicago, not even close. So many differences that have been brought up here for ye...

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by nomorerjs
Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PAL to commence Chicago services via Vancouver as from next year.
Replies: 42
Views: 6355

Re: PAL to commence Chicago services via Vancouver as from next year.

I agree that this flight will only erode already weak yields to Asia even more. ORD does not subsidize flights. T5 can’t handle the traffic it has today. Also, the Chinese economy is under pressure. China has a large amount of debt, the stock market is in the toilet, and a trade war won’t help: http...

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by nomorerjs
Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A list of top 10 busiest intercontinental long-haul routes by 2017 pax traffic worldwide
Replies: 44
Views: 7753

Re: A list of top 10 busiest intercontinental long-haul routes by 2017 pax traffic worldwide

Galwayman wrote:
There you go ... London is effectively the centre of the world


You just opened yourself to the wrath of Detroit!

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by nomorerjs
Mon Jun 18, 2018 1:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next Lufthansa Group longhaul destinations
Replies: 84
Views: 14712

Re: Next Lufthansa Group longhaul destinations

Would like to see ORD-DUS/CGN/HAM/TXL, but they don’t seem to be viable, even with the big * hub at ORD.

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by nomorerjs
Sun Jun 17, 2018 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1154
Views: 69172

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

If you’re trying to convince us at least use accurate statistics. LOL 1.9% of a 100,000,000 emplanements is a far greater number than 1.6% 38,000,000 you have to compare apples to apples not grapes to watermelons. What are the departure counts those are the numbers that count for airport rankings. ...

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by nomorerjs
Sun Jun 17, 2018 11:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA S18 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type
Replies: 62
Views: 9416

Re: AA S18 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type

Thanks again for putting this together. A few observations. I know these are just snapshots and not representative of the schedule as a whole. PHL has a net loss in flights since 2014 that has been discussed, but the mainline % increased by 8. Piedmont had 82 DH1 departures from PHL in 2014 and now...

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by nomorerjs
Sun Jun 17, 2018 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next Lufthansa Group longhaul destinations
Replies: 84
Views: 14712

Re: Next Lufthansa Group longhaul destinations

FA9295 wrote:
ANA787 wrote:
LH returning to PDX-FRA.

Yes, this route needs to come back!


Would be good for you all in PDX!

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by nomorerjs
Sun Jun 17, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next Lufthansa Group longhaul destinations
Replies: 84
Views: 14712

Re: Next Lufthansa Group longhaul destinations

klm617 wrote:
DTW-MUC


No surprise here (for the 5th year in a row).

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by nomorerjs
Sun Jun 17, 2018 11:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Odds of IB Restarting IAD-MAD?
Replies: 16
Views: 2396

Re: Odds of IB Restarting IAD-MAD?

IAH is a * Hub, do doubtful they would start it.

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by nomorerjs
Sun Jun 17, 2018 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA S18 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type
Replies: 48
Views: 6734

Re: UA S18 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type

It has been several years since the last time I was able to make a series of these threads (summer 2014 is the last set of threads I could find), but they always seemed to be of interest to people on here. I have gone through the online schedules of AA, DL, and UA, and have tallied up departures by...

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by nomorerjs
Sun Jun 17, 2018 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1154
Views: 69172

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

And yet, comparing the full year 2018 to the full year 2017, DTW will see a larger DL seat increase than MSP YoY, and one that is nearly on par with ATL: DTW: +1.6% MSP: +1.5% ATL: +1.9% Did you know that? I imagine not. LOL 1.9% of a 100,000,000 emplanements is a far greater number than 1.6% 38,00...

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by nomorerjs
Sun Jun 17, 2018 11:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA S18 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type
Replies: 48
Views: 6734

Re: UA S18 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type

KLASM83 wrote:
I say, fascinating numbers, thanks! As a lover of ORD (even in the thunderstorms), this is great info!


The new gates can’t come fast enough! Kirby knows where to target AA in ORD and is implementing it!

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by nomorerjs
Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1154
Views: 69172

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

That's because markets like Detroit with their high airfares is subsidizing those market that are paying less. Why should I a resident of Detroit pay twice as much for flights to Europe just so people in NYC, ORD and BOS can fly for half as much and you guys all rubber stamp that practice. I want t...

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by nomorerjs
Sat Jun 16, 2018 1:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1154
Views: 69172

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

It used to be one homer on this thread, we now have a second homer that thinks DTW is the only airport in North America

What’s in the water in Detroit or have you all been spending time in “decriminalized states?”

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by nomorerjs
Sat Jun 16, 2018 1:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CI reducing TPE-ONT flights
Replies: 80
Views: 11030

Re: CI reducing TPE-ONT flights

And the BOS folks think the 2x subsidized flight to CTU is a gold mine.

These type of flights are a joke. No for profit airline would attempt these routes.

Is this the DTW thread?

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by nomorerjs
Sat Jun 16, 2018 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CI reducing TPE-ONT flights
Replies: 80
Views: 11030

Re: CI reducing TPE-ONT flights

Dupp

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by nomorerjs
Fri Jun 15, 2018 10:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1154
Views: 69172

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

lastly if every other major hub now has one KLM flight why is Detroit always blackballed from having the same option. KLM has the same aircraft that KLM does so it's not a matter of the right aircraft for the right route KLM has that. If an airline calls out DTW as in it's expansion plans then it's...

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by nomorerjs
Fri Jun 15, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA's Upgauges to Mainline: More to Come?
Replies: 96
Views: 13012

Re: AA's Upgauges to Mainline: More to Come?

AA has done quite a bit of upgauging at ORD (ABQ, DEN, ELP, EWR, SAT...). The 100 to 120 seat jet is missing.

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by nomorerjs
Fri Jun 15, 2018 10:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 773
Views: 75953

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

-I think there should be a near north stop to capture an enormous well traveled population in River North, Streeterville, Gold Coast, Old Town, Lincoln Park, Wicker Park and Bucktown neighborhoods. This could be somewhere North/Elston area and would be a lot easier and quicker for most of those peo...

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by nomorerjs
Fri Jun 15, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 773
Views: 75953

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

As much as I despise Daley and Rhambo, they at least see the value and $ ORD and MDW bring to the city. This should have happened a long time ago, but there is light at the end of the tunnel! ;) If this really happens, maybe it is better it didn't happen a long time ago since the technology wasn't ...

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by nomorerjs
Fri Jun 15, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 773
Views: 75953

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

I think this is doable, but I fear it will get tied up in Chicago politics and lawsuits. If this gets done along with O'Hare 21, then ORD is really going to be a state of the art airport again. Long overdue for an airport that was long neglected due to political infighting. I think just the opposit...

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by nomorerjs
Fri Jun 15, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP Portugal To Start SFO Next Year
Replies: 19
Views: 3543

Re: TAP Portugal To Start SFO Next Year

Nice SFO! I'm hoping ORD is after this. Can see that SFO is a good bet because of the population. Just crossing my fingers for ORD, we have been on a roll. And its Star to Star connectivity. ORD would be nice, but SFO is the most logical choice. Big Star hub and quite a bit of traffic to Portugal. ...

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by nomorerjs
Fri Jun 15, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1154
Views: 69172

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

This thread does not accept facts or reality. Comparing IAH / ORD - AKL vs. DTW - India is like comparing a Ferrari to a Yugo. DTW is not the center of the universe, please accept that. If money was to be made at DTW, the service would be there. It’s simple business 101. There is no conspiracy, coll...

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by nomorerjs
Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1154
Views: 69172

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

YTD growth went from nearly -2% recovering to +0.5% in April '18. Growth this year will probably look like 0.5-0.25% which is not bad considering there's only 1 airline with exponential growth, NK. That's pretty anemic growth for a major hub with a commercial aviation industry that is growing in le...

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by nomorerjs
Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1154
Views: 69172

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

Actually you're wrong the region is one of the fastest growing economically. Please provide data about the tri county area to back that statement up. Obviously you are not from the Detroit area. Is it now? Oh this should be good. Graph below, with the data source being the United States Census Bure...

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by nomorerjs
Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1154
Views: 69172

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

One person has single handedly deligitimalized this thread and forum. Read the other posts, it’s a joke here. Yet the mods lets this nonsense continue.

Please ban / block said user for the summer and I bet it gets back to reality!

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by nomorerjs
Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1154
Views: 69172

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

Actually you're wrong the region is one of the fastest growing economically. Please provide data about the tri county area to back that statement up. Obviously you are not from the Detroit area. Are you sure? Please provide statistics instead of opinions. http://www.dailydetroit.com/2017/10/03/detr...

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by nomorerjs
Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vote to split California will move to ballot - Impact on Aviation?
Replies: 38
Views: 9976

Re: Vote to split California will move to ballot - Impact on Aviation?

This won’t pass. Even if it passed, it’s all domestic. Just would impact state contracts with airlines. Now if California seceded to become an independent country or part of Canada, Russia, or North Korea (won’t happen, but most of the US would welcome this), then there would be changes. If the the...

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by nomorerjs
Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1154
Views: 69172

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

That's pretty anemic growth for a major hub with a commercial aviation industry that is growing in leeps and bounds. Respectfully, that 'anemic growth' trends with both the GDP and Population growth of metro Detroit, which pale in comparison to most other cities with major hubs as I'm sure you're w...

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by nomorerjs
Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vote to split California will move to ballot - Impact on Aviation?
Replies: 38
Views: 9976

Re: Vote to split California will move to ballot - Impact on Aviation?

This won’t pass. Even if it passed, it’s all domestic. Just would impact state contracts with airlines.

Now if California seceded to become an independent country or part of Canada, Russia, or North Korea (won’t happen, but most of the US would welcome this), then there would be changes.

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by nomorerjs
Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 374
Views: 23934

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

SJOtoLIR wrote:
juanchito wrote:
You can add
UA IAD-GUA 1x

Agreed.
UA ORD-LIR 1x weekly also goes to that list.
Both UA ORD-SJO and UA IAD-SJO are not operating by now.

Regards.


ORD-SJO is seasonal. On peak days it runs 2x daily (one a red eye). ORD-LIR also goes 2x on peak days in winter.

ORD-BZE runs year round.

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by nomorerjs
Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated April 2018 Load Factors
Replies: 1
Views: 391

Re: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated April 2018 Load Factors

Soft numbers to Mexico. I wonder if AA is getting it all.

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by nomorerjs
Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alligator holds up taxiing airliner at MCO
Replies: 35
Views: 6227

Re: Alligator holds up taxiing airliner at MCO

There have been deer and coyote issues at ORD.

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by nomorerjs
Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports where pax had to use stairs to board 747, DC-10, L-1011
Replies: 225
Views: 12465

Re: Airports where pax had to use stairs to board 747, DC-10, L-1011

We used stairs for the Lufthansa 744s at TXL last year when they were using them on the FRA runs. Years ago, 1986 I remember stairs at ORD boarding at BA 747. Seem to recall the international flights lined up with stairs including a SN DC10 1986?...That late? WOW ! T1, the original International wa...

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by nomorerjs
Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News - 2018
Replies: 773
Views: 75953

Re: Chicago Aviation News - 2018

Any pictures of the ET innagurial tiday?

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by nomorerjs
Sun Jun 10, 2018 1:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic aviation - 2018
Replies: 707
Views: 87612

Re: Nordic aviation - 2018

HEL statistics for May 2018 Strong growth continues. Domestic: 226,409 (+7.5%) International: 1,581,420 (+12.2%) Total: 1,807,829 (+11.6%) YTD: Domestic: 1,371,890 (+9.4%) International: 6,790,701 (+12.6%) Total: 8,162,591 (+12.0%) Do you have any ideas on the loads to the US and any future OSL-ORD...

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by nomorerjs
Fri Jun 08, 2018 1:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to serve Mumbai nonstop in 2019
Replies: 443
Views: 43937

Re: Delta to serve Mumbai nonstop in 2019

axiom wrote:
So this is still the DTW thread. FFS.


Every thread becomes the DTW thread. It’s getting old.

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by nomorerjs
Thu Jun 07, 2018 1:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to serve Mumbai nonstop in 2019
Replies: 443
Views: 43937

Re: Delta to serve Mumbai nonstop in 2019

My favorite illogical reasoning is that DTW is the de-facto "Asian" gateway. All it has NGO and PEK, soon to be the only two routes that ATL doesn't have. The logical reason for DL to consider DTW is that they have tried and failed with JFK-India and ATL-India, and have not tried DTW. But...

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