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by compensateme
Wed Mar 22, 2017 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 220
Views: 8933

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

Local traffic to PTY is there, but it's not that of SJO or GRU. Sometimes when you introduce a market it can stimulate more traffic, don't forget PTY may not be as significant because both YYZ and ORD have fares averaging at least $350 less than DTW's fare, they have nonstop, DTW has 1 stop, so it ...

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by compensateme
Wed Mar 22, 2017 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 220
Views: 8933

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

If there is really money to be made there NK could do DTW-PTY-BOG-DTW. There's virtually no local traffic DTW/PTY. If NK were to expand internationally, it'd be weekend-only seasonal service to PUJ, PVR, SJD and/or MBJ (with PUJ leading the bunch). I used to like a.net.....up until about 2008. It u...

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by compensateme
Wed Mar 22, 2017 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When was the last US widebody to LAX?
Replies: 17
Views: 4118

Re: When was the last US widebody to LAX?

The last regularly scheduled 767 on CLT-LAX I remember was in 2003 but it may have continued beyond that. It was indeed in early 2003. The 767 rotated between mostly CLT and PIT (and seldom PHL) on 1-2 RT in 2002. In late 2002, it operated PIT-LAX-CLT; beginning in January 2003 it operated CLT-LAX-...

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by compensateme
Tue Mar 21, 2017 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 220
Views: 8933

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

This conversation just loops in the same speculative eddy over and over again. (1) Please explain how this differs from the lion's share of threads on a.net -- DL ORD/LAX, DL fleet renewal, 757MAX, etc. are topics that appear almost weekly, and formulate the core of the forum. (2) Please offer an e...

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by compensateme
Mon Mar 20, 2017 11:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A350 Domestic Operations?
Replies: 39
Views: 6969

Re: Delta A350 Domestic Operations?

Given that it's probable the 359 won't perform long-haul until late fall, it's likely we'll see it enter revenue service domestically. Since the domestic ops are intended to familiarize flight and ground crews with the aircraft, and initial 359 flying will be from DTW, it's a safe bet the domestic o...

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by compensateme
Sun Mar 19, 2017 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL adding SEA-ORD
Replies: 97
Views: 10344

Re: DL adding SEA-ORD

As discussed previously, OAL's reduction on SEA/ORD opened up the window of opportunity. Many of us speculated this would happen when DL got more gates at ORD. Looks like their corporate clients couldn't wait that long. . . . or the gate issues are illusory. :checkmark: Many of us have long debunked...

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by compensateme
Fri Mar 17, 2017 3:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 220
Views: 8933

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

Quick Data Point for Delta Hub Traffic Flow Discussions-Cost Per Emplanement ATL: $2.86 DTW: $9.86 MSP: $6.17 SLC: $3.92 CVG: $9.18 JFK: $24.62 LAX: $14.07 SEA: $10.12 BOS: $14.54 Completely meaningless. CPE is not a check the airlines cut per passenger but rather the total costs paid / enplanement...

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by compensateme
Fri Mar 17, 2017 12:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Schedule Release 3/16/17 Predictions
Replies: 126
Views: 12647

Re: WN Schedule Release 3/16/17 Predictions

I would agree. Low yields, lots of competition. There's cash to be made elsewhere. Ah yes, the Hawaii is low yielding myth. For the airline that seems to do very well on leisure markets like LAS and MCO. I have to believe it's another reason WN isn't on Hawaii. If Hawaii were so low yielding, why a...

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by compensateme
Tue Mar 14, 2017 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 220
Views: 8933

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

There's speculation going on in another thread saying AS may start something from DTW soon, but I disagree, 2017 isn't the year for AS in DTW, don't forget DTW is still a young station and needs more time for its SEA flight to mature, in the meantime I think PDX is what AS would be looking at from ...

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by compensateme
Mon Mar 13, 2017 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 220
Views: 8933

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

I think the only reason Delta threw us this bone is because there was word that Lufthansa was on the verge of adding DTW-MUC and they didn't want to lose that market knowing of the very high O/D between the 2 cities. I think the reason this is only operated during the summer again to preserve the l...

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by compensateme
Mon Mar 13, 2017 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 220
Views: 8933

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

How was MUC supposed to go? DL never mentioned that this route would be year-round. I find it interesting that MUC has almost as many O&D passengers as AMS. Granted AMS is a hub connecting hub, but for as much connectivity as there is, the fact that MUC has almost as much traffic as AMS, indica...

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by compensateme
Sat Mar 11, 2017 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 220
Views: 8933

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

That's because it tanked after 2002. The period from 2002 to 2005 wasn't kind to Delta. 9/11 marked the beginning of the end of CVG's reign. Again, I know this first hand. I was challenging your assertion that CVG wasn't in trouble until the merger; DL's actions during bankruptcy (see my previous p...

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by compensateme
Sat Mar 11, 2017 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SLC to OGG and AMS News; New SEA to LIH DL Route
Replies: 30
Views: 4283

Re: SLC to OGG and AMS News; New SEA to LIH DL Route

NW definitely operated SEA-KOA too. I don't know if it was discontinued by 2008, it's entirely possible that it was, but I have a route map from 2005 that shows it. I know NW operated services from ANC to HNL and OGG as well as PDX-HNL all in the '00s. Again, not sure when they were discontinued, b...

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by compensateme
Sat Mar 11, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SLC to OGG and AMS News; New SEA to LIH DL Route
Replies: 30
Views: 4283

Re: SLC to OGG and AMS News; New SEA to LIH DL Route

If I'm not mistaken, most of DL's Hawaii network, esp. to the West Coast, was inherited from NW. Good to see them expanding it. Very much a hybird + new service... Winter 2008: HONOLULU DL: ATL - 2x764 LAX - 763, 764 SLC - 764 NW: MSP - 333 SEA - 753, 333 LAX - 753 SFO - 753 PDX - 753 MAUI DL: LAX ...

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by compensateme
Sat Mar 11, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 220
Views: 8933

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

Actually, CVG was a shining star of profitability in an otherwise mostly bleak landscape from the mid-90's until around 2002. You can actually attribute it to the fact that no one else really had RJs for most of the period. In the early 2000's, only ATL and CVG were positive contributors. You can l...

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by compensateme
Thu Mar 09, 2017 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 220
Views: 8933

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

Wrong; every single "__________ Air Service Discussion" thread has its share of "outrageous" claims (and the MSP fan bois certainly have their share of outspoken critics who believe the city's gotten screwed by Northwest, DTW and now Delta.) This is a senseless debate with no be...

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by compensateme
Thu Mar 09, 2017 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 220
Views: 8933

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

[Unlike DTW, at least MSP threads make sense instead of trying to say a route on Copa would work because we have the people. :roll: Wrong; every single "__________ Air Service Discussion" thread has its share of "outrageous" claims (and the MSP fan bois certainly have their shar...

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by compensateme
Thu Mar 09, 2017 12:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 220
Views: 8933

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

:banghead: LOL! I don't hate DTW. Just being realistic. How are you being realistic? Airlines add routes all the time; expansion is the primary way they grow their revenue and routes are added for different reasons -- sometimes in attempt to grow a market, sometimes in attempt to "steal" ...

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by compensateme
Wed Mar 08, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 220
Views: 8933

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

Has the DTW-MUC performance really been below expectations? My observations from the times I have taken it were that the flight was full, which I know means nothing since I have no idea what the paid fares were. But the ticket price always seem advertised as well priced for Y and F. Just the fact t...

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by compensateme
Wed Mar 08, 2017 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 220
Views: 8933

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

DTW-DUS was a flaming smoldering tire fire of awfulness. 60% loads during peak season on a 757 with only like 150 seats. It aint coming back. DTW-BRU was better and was still awful. In fairness, the flights were launched during the worst possible time in the last few decades. That said, if/when DL ...

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by compensateme
Mon Mar 06, 2017 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL MD-88 Phase Out
Replies: 65
Views: 14007

Re: DL MD-88 Phase Out

I still cannot find any link of AA extending MD-80 service. Such big news should have a link from some analyst. Will there be a bow wave of retirements? AA discussed its 2017 fleet plan in its January investor update: http://edge.media-server.com/m/p/yp9uc5x7/lan/en You can find a summary here on F...

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by compensateme
Mon Mar 06, 2017 4:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/5/2017: AA Drops LGAYYZ,3M out of Cuba?,DL Adds DTWSNA, UA Cuts Flights
Replies: 86
Views: 9399

Re: OAG Changes 3/5/2017: AA Drops LGAYYZ,3M out of Cuba?,DL Adds DTWSNA, UA Cuts Flights

You know, I'll tell that I know A LOT OF AIRLINE PLANNERS all the way up the corporate ladder who watch this thread. It's quite possible this thread caused LGA-YYZ to reappear, either because it was a mistake or it caused somebody to make a phone call and question the decision by an underling. With...

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by compensateme
Mon Mar 06, 2017 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL MD-88 Phase Out
Replies: 65
Views: 14007

Re: DL MD-88 Phase Out

Don't want to start a new thread, so since they're already mentioned here, does anyone have any details about the final AA MD-80 routes? I'm looking at booking a flight or two later this year to catch them before they're gone, but I'm not sure how reliable the current details on the AA website are ...

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by compensateme
Mon Mar 06, 2017 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL MD-88 Phase Out
Replies: 65
Views: 14007

Re: DL MD-88 Phase Out

I'm going to ask the community if they found anything indicating AA or DL will keep any MD-80s longer. Everything I found was an acceleration of MD-80 retirements. From what I find, AA plans a mass capacity reduction for winter, with new airframes coming in 2018 by summer. The cost of nitrogen inne...

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by compensateme
Sun Mar 05, 2017 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/5/2017: AA Drops LGAYYZ,3M out of Cuba?,DL Adds DTWSNA, UA Cuts Flights
Replies: 86
Views: 9399

Re: OAG Changes 3/5/2017: AA Drops LGAYYZ,3M out of Cuba?,DL Adds DTWSNA, UA Cuts Flights

Re: AA dropping LGA-YYZ Several posters claim AA is still selling tickets on that route. It's possible AA is cancelling LGA-YYZ and hasn't removed it from its schedules yet. The route's not being cancelled; it was either a filing error or a timing issue. Earlier, the route was showing only full Y f...

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by compensateme
Sun Mar 05, 2017 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's up at ROC--No United Mainline?
Replies: 14
Views: 2695

Re: What's up at ROC--No United Mainline?

I had no no idea this was the reason. I did notice that DL brought in a MD-88 on ROC-DTW in January and most of February do maybe UA will rethink this in the future. I would be surprised if that were the reason; aircraft are insured and it's a good way to relinquish your customer base. Most likely,...

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by compensateme
Sun Mar 05, 2017 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/5/2017: AA Drops LGAYYZ,3M out of Cuba?,DL Adds DTWSNA, UA Cuts Flights
Replies: 86
Views: 9399

Re: OAG Changes 3/5/2017: AA Drops LGAYYZ,3M out of Cuba?,DL Adds DTWSNA, UA Cuts Flights

I hope this sticks around longer. What aircraft will DL be using? A319 or B737? Looks like a 737-700 It'll probably change to a 319, which is arguably more comfortable anyway. The 73G are the rarest birds in DL's fleet; DTW has never had regularly scheduled service nor are there any scheduled into ...

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by compensateme
Sun Mar 05, 2017 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/5/2017: AA Drops LGAYYZ,3M out of Cuba?,DL Adds DTWSNA, UA Cuts Flights
Replies: 86
Views: 9399

Re: OAG Changes 3/5/2017: AA Drops LGAYYZ,3M out of Cuba?,DL Adds DTWSNA, UA Cuts Flights

I enjoy the OAG threads as much as anybody, but misfilings and related errors are fairly commonplace and even though they're corrected fairly quickly, they're discussed to death on here until the next weekly installment. AA is not ending LGA/YYZ -- the flights are clearly for sale through the end of...

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by compensateme
Sun Mar 05, 2017 12:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 220
Views: 8933

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

Regarding SJC, did DL ever serve this route direct to DTW? I vaguely remember taking a red eye around 2010 from SJC to I thought DTW, but maybe it was MSP. No. The only "secondary" West Coast destinations DL has served from DTW are SNA and SMF; both flights lasted for less than a year sur...

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by compensateme
Sat Mar 04, 2017 7:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Big Airlines Cheer as Trump Admin. Suspends Obama-era Consumer Protection
Replies: 57
Views: 8776

Re: Big Airlines Cheer as Trump Admin. Suspends Obama-era Consumer Protection

It's about time that the consumer took some responsibility here. All of the information is available before you pay. For instance on AA.com select your dates, time, and pick your flights. Before you are asked to pay for anything click on the link right below the total price and you get a complete b...

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by compensateme
Sat Mar 04, 2017 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 220
Views: 8933

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

DL is adding a nonstop on DTW-SNA using a 73G; flight begins on 9/5. Incredible news -- I didn't think this would happen, although the timing is interesting (right after Labor Day, one of the slowest travel periods of the year). Although I generally suspect it'll change to the 319 -- the 73G are ra...

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by compensateme
Sat Mar 04, 2017 3:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Big Airlines Cheer as Trump Admin. Suspends Obama-era Consumer Protection
Replies: 57
Views: 8776

Re: Big Airlines Cheer as Trump Admin. Suspends Obama-era Consumer Protection

There are tons of rules that need to be roled back, including the asinine regulation forcing airlines to hide taxes and fees by listing only an all in price instead of the airlines own headline price just like any other consumer product or service in America. I generally respect your opinions, but ...

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by compensateme
Sat Mar 04, 2017 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 220
Views: 8933

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

The start up is less than 6 months away and nothing is set in stone so I'm skeptical. Others airlines announce months and months in advance on which routes their new aircraft with much fan fare so I am expecting a big surprise from the big D on A350 routes.ATL-ICN with proving routes like ATL-LAX a...

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by compensateme
Fri Mar 03, 2017 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 220
Views: 8933

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

Funny how there are still no A350 routes announced from Detroit when the A350 deliveries are suppose to start this summer and Detroit is where the aircraft are suppose to be based. Look for an Atlanta introduction for this aircraft and not based at Detroit. I am guessing that the first route will b...

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by compensateme
Fri Mar 03, 2017 4:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 220
Views: 8933

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

The point I'm trying to make is that this route COULD do B6, the seat/PDEW ratio falls short and obviously no other airline is going to add more than what has already been served. WN has shown their Saturday flight success to extend it to April, F9 has shown their success by adding a 2nd daily, I t...

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by compensateme
Fri Mar 03, 2017 5:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 220
Views: 8933

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

Anderson did great things for DL as an airline and DL bought NW so it could continue as a viable airline (with DTW and MSP as hubs). Its pretty clear though that Anderson would not give CVG a chance in the new DL network like MEM got, simply because he was the NW CEO. My biggest problem was Anderso...

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by compensateme
Thu Mar 02, 2017 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 220
Views: 8933

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

It's completely ignorant to say that the plan was to completely dehhub CVG before the merger, as they put it, they were "right sizing" CVG. The extent of the "right sizing" dramatically changed when DL merged with Northwest adding DTW into the network, the fact that Richard Ande...

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by compensateme
Thu Mar 02, 2017 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL MD-88 Phase Out
Replies: 65
Views: 14007

Re: DL MD-88 Phse Out

I guess the retirement of thirteen M88s, instead of the initially planned seven, is part of the accelerated plan to have them out of the fleet by 2020. So will Delta have them all out by the end of 2020 or by 2020? Only narrowbody aircraft being delivered in 2020 is the CSeries, per the 10-K. Not g...

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by compensateme
Thu Mar 02, 2017 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 220
Views: 8933

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

Are you kidding me you are advocating driving to Disney just because airlines won't add seats in the DTW-MCO market when the volume of traffic indicates that this market warrants the additional capacity. Another beautiful example of how consolidation in the airline industry has helped the consumer....

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by compensateme
Mon Feb 27, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air COO: In talks with Delta for JV
Replies: 82
Views: 9478

Re: Korean Air COO: In talks with Delta for JV

enilria wrote:
It's also bad for SEA growth as markets like SIN and TPE are better from ICN if that becomes a JV option.


It's a way for DL to grow its Pacific network (which has been gradually shrinking) and better compete with AA & UA. It's doubtful DL would've seriously considered SEA-TPE/SIN.

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by compensateme
Fri Feb 24, 2017 1:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Schedule Release 2/23/17 Predictions
Replies: 152
Views: 13828

Re: WN Schedule Release 2/23/17 Predictions

You're fundamentally misunderstanding "Load Factor". Load Factor is RPMs / ASMs. It seems like you're thinking of Seat Factor which is Passengers / Seats. Because of the more-full nature of the LAS/MCO flights, along with the longer stage length, that gave them a much heavier weight on th...

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by compensateme
Thu Feb 23, 2017 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Schedule Release 2/23/17 Predictions
Replies: 152
Views: 13828

Re: WN Schedule Release 2/23/17 Predictions

DSM, GRR, FNT, GSP, PNS, ECP, all still there through the end of the new published schedule. OTOH, as I posted 2 pages back, the fleet hits rock bottom on the first day of the next schedule. So, arguably this was not the point to do it... Disagree. September is one of the weakest months of the year...

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by compensateme
Sun Feb 19, 2017 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta's Plans for Chicago O'Hare
Replies: 103
Views: 21714

Re: Delta's Plans for Chicago O'Hare

I think people are reading WAY WAY too much into this. Delta could add service to a few markets without much investment needed. Its all going to point to their corporate contracts. Adding 2 a day to LAX or RDU isn't going to "kill" DTW or SLC. It will in fact, have the opposite. Delta has...

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by compensateme
Sun Feb 19, 2017 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta's Plans for Chicago O'Hare
Replies: 103
Views: 21714

Re: Delta's Plans for Chicago O'Hare

I was thinking maybe something along a "Midwest Triangle" and ORD feeds DL's two other Midwest hubs (MSP and DTW). By no means are we gonna see DL operating as large as AA or UA, ORD would need a significant expansion to host a hub for America's three largest carriers. Who knows, maybe by...

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by compensateme
Sun Feb 19, 2017 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta's Plans for Chicago O'Hare
Replies: 103
Views: 21714

Re: Delta's Plans for Chicago O'Hare

Every time DL has tried to acquire more gates at ORD those gates slip through their fingers... They did acquire the two US gates E7 & E9 fairly recently, did they not? yeo US was subleasing the gates from DL (which acquired the leases via NW). I made an error in my previous posting -- DL is app...

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by compensateme
Sat Feb 18, 2017 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta's Plans for Chicago O'Hare
Replies: 103
Views: 21714

Re: Delta's Plans for Chicago O'Hare

70 or so flights per day is a focus city. And the reason for needing a focus city in the 3rd biggest metro area is that people will not choose to change planes when they can fly nonstop to where they want to go. 90% of trips start or end in the ten biggest metro areas. AA for example has hubs or fo...

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by compensateme
Fri Feb 17, 2017 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta's Plans for Chicago O'Hare
Replies: 103
Views: 21714

Re: Delta's Plans for Chicago O'Hare

Delta definitely can't dislodge AA or UA, but there is no question that they can build up a hub comparable to the level of AA/UA. Look no further than SEA, people on A.net laughed a couple years ago that DL could ever make a dent in AS, and now they have over a 100 daily flights and plans to match ...

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by compensateme
Thu Feb 16, 2017 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta brings back free Y class meals on NYC transcon
Replies: 124
Views: 16242

Re: Delta brings back free Y class meals on NYC transcon

Um, how exactly are JFK-PDX or SEA-FLL or SEA-RDU or even SEA-MCO "highly competitive"??? MSP-LAX sees more carriers on it than any one of those routes. In addition, on some of the 'free-food' routes, DL is already the leader with the most flights in the market (JFK-SAN, JFK-SEA) even tho...

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by compensateme
Thu Feb 16, 2017 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta brings back free Y class meals on NYC transcon
Replies: 124
Views: 16242

Re: Delta brings back free Y class meals on NYC transcon

Hopefully you can admit with todays announcement that Delta is truly raising the bar. And Delta is Differentiating itself from the competition. No, DL will be truly raising the bar when it begins offering complimentary meal service on equivalent flights from its hubs instead of select, highly compe...

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by compensateme
Thu Feb 16, 2017 1:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did the regional jet kill off service to many local airports.
Replies: 55
Views: 6445

Re: Did the regional jet kill off service to many local airports.

Please go back and re-read my actual words in reply #37. I never said that labor costs were "the" reason for anything. I specifically identified fuel, maintenance and labor as all contributing to generally rising costs for regional operators in the U.S., and even explicitly emphasized tha...

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