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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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 ...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
Galwayman wrote:There you go ... London is effectively the centre of the world
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. ...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
Most of those AA routes at ORD we’re originally to be seasonal. Kirby knows what he’s doing.Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
-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...Jump to post
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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 ...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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. ...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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.
SJOtoLIR wrote:juanchito wrote:You can add
UA IAD-GUA 1x
UA ORD-LIR 1x weekly also goes to that list.
Both UA ORD-SJO and UA IAD-SJO are not operating by now.
Soft numbers to Mexico. I wonder if AA is getting it all.Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post