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by globalcabotage
Sat May 20, 2017 3:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 469
Views: 24134

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

:roll: Than why come here? Don't post here if you don't want to see it, simple. Some people come here because - between the inevitable whining, crying, and gnashing of teeth from some conspiracy fabricator - we hope to glean at least a few facts about an airport that is an important (albeit not the...

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by globalcabotage
Sat May 20, 2017 3:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Qantas ever serve ORD
Replies: 41
Views: 6287

Re: Will Quantas ever serve ORD

luckyone wrote:
What would be the benefit compared the existing nonstop service to DFW? DFW has a clear benefit vs. LAX in terms of connections, but ORD doesn't offer connections that aren't already available.


Poor ORD. Only has multiple nonstops to NE cities that can't be reached from DFW or LAX.

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by globalcabotage
Thu May 18, 2017 12:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did VS get rid of its DTW route?
Replies: 24
Views: 4661

Re: Why did VS get rid of its DTW route?

Just to piss off DTW anetters.

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by globalcabotage
Thu May 18, 2017 12:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Qantas ever serve ORD
Replies: 41
Views: 6287

Re: Will Qantas ever serve ORD

Who will be first, Qantas to SYD or Air New Zealand to AKL? My money is on NZ - they have a couple of premium config 789 that should be able to make it. If see ORD and GRU/GIG next up for NZ. Someone even suggested LAS for NZ, then extending it to London. But this will just dilute the traffic to Lo...

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by globalcabotage
Tue May 16, 2017 2:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's future International Expansion
Replies: 100
Views: 15563

Re: United's future International Expansion

2019 will be the year ORD gets some love. T5 will have 9 new gates and there will be a UA/AA turf war for the prime 1pm to 6pm time. Given 2.5 flights times 9 gates opens up 22ish flights that will go fast (along with other airlines and more Pre-clearance that will add a few more flights). ORD could...

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by globalcabotage
Tue May 16, 2017 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ's intention with the additional A359ULRs?
Replies: 41
Views: 7068

Re: SQ's intention with the additional A359ULRs?

OA940 wrote:
I think they said they were looking into Dallas or Houston.


Has to be IAH nonstop. DFW is OneWorld and there is probably single digit DFW-SIN O&D.

Also, SQ already flies to IAH via MAN (previously DME). Why didn't SQ try something other than AMS from ORD? Probably UA.

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by globalcabotage
Tue May 16, 2017 2:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Applies For LAX-PEK
Replies: 255
Views: 50225

Re: AA Applies For LAX-PEK

Love him or hate him, Trump is probably one of a few people that will get real China slots. US carriers are at a disadvantage. Look at the shit slots ORD and LAX get for AA while Chinese carriers can do what they want. DFW got great slots as a "new market." Give ORD and LAX similar slots a...

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by globalcabotage
Sun May 14, 2017 11:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Emirates to start Phoenix and Buffalo
Replies: 143
Views: 26420

Re: Rumor: Emirates to start Phoenix and Buffalo

DFW offers incentives as well (along with many other airports).

PHX is not getting NRT on a JL77W. Same as (XXX) not getting every International airline and DL retaliating.

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by globalcabotage
Sun May 14, 2017 11:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ's intention with the additional A359ULRs?
Replies: 41
Views: 7068

Re: SQ's intention with the additional A359ULRs?

I think when SQ does LAX-SIN nonstop, one of the 1-stop flights will switch to ORD. It wouldn't compete with UA, and MW psychology, going west to SIN makes sence (in more ways that one).

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by globalcabotage
Sun May 14, 2017 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAH: NZ 772 to 789, KL 744 to 789
Replies: 4
Views: 2023

Re: IAH: NZ 772 to 789, KL 744 to 789

Hoping for a diversion to DFW before they leave the fleet.

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by globalcabotage
Sun May 14, 2017 12:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH's FRA-TPA "one of LH's most profitable routes in N.A"
Replies: 37
Views: 11948

Re: LH's FRA-TPA "one of LH's most profitable routes in N.A"

I love TPA, but find it hard to believe a leisure destination outperforms F/J heavy routes like IAD/JFK/LAX/ORD. I could be wrong.

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by globalcabotage
Sat May 13, 2017 11:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MSP - Role In DL Network and Expansion Potential
Replies: 200
Views: 15942

Re: MSP - Role In DL Network and Expansion Potential

MSP has a large Fortune 500 base that pays for the O&D portion of the hub. Regarding"going from ORD-MSP-Europe," it must be a DL contract. ORD offers a plethora of nonstops that MSP will probably not see in the next 20 years. As much as it hurts me to say this, DTW is a better Europe t...

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by globalcabotage
Sat May 13, 2017 11:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: AA may end 77W on MIA - LAX
Replies: 34
Views: 6569

Re: Rumor: AA may end 77W on MIA - LAX

Guys, this isn't some sort of mystery. I'm amazed no one has thought to check AA's website, they've already loaded the 789 and the 77W hasn't magically vanished. The rumor that MIA-LAX on the 77W will end is exactly that- a rumor, and not one of much substance. https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4183/3...

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by globalcabotage
Thu May 11, 2017 11:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD-BCN: Any future?
Replies: 8
Views: 1712

Re: ORD-BCN: Any future?

I didn't think of cruise traffic, just connecting OneWorld cities. Hope this does well and DFW is added next year.

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by globalcabotage
Thu May 11, 2017 10:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's future International Expansion
Replies: 100
Views: 15563

Re: United's future International Expansion

Probably nothing out of ORD unless Parker has ideas. Nothing has been added there internationally for a couple of years, although T5 at peak times is full and will be that way for a couple of more years.

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by globalcabotage
Thu May 11, 2017 1:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD-BCN: Any future?
Replies: 8
Views: 1712

ORD-BCN: Any future?

ORD-BCN is a week old on the new 788.

Word is it is doing well, and much more reliable than the 763 on DFW-AMS.

Any updates?

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by globalcabotage
Thu May 11, 2017 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA DFW-FCO/AMS Inaugural Today!!
Replies: 103
Views: 13565

Re: AA DFW-FCO/AMS Inaugural Today!!

DFW-AMS is one route I struggle with. ORD was announced and dropped (911 plus UA and KL) no JFK/MIA, etc. it's a low yield market that KLM served and dropped! Yet this overflies ORD, JFK, and PHL.

Seems like this is toilet yield or connections not offered via LHR / JFK.

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by globalcabotage
Tue May 09, 2017 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MIA CEO: Asian airline to serve MIA within next 24 months
Replies: 66
Views: 6908

Re: MIA CEO: Asian airline to serve MIA within next 24 months

As mentioned above, geography is holding MIA-Asia nonstop service.

MIA is located perfectly for LatAm and has all the Euro beach traffic supporting U.K./EU airlines.

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by globalcabotage
Tue May 09, 2017 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible New Air India Routes
Replies: 105
Views: 13623

Re: Possible New Air India Routes

I would think that Detroit to India has potential. My question is why would the start service to a city where one of the ME3 already serves and covers India really better than Air India can and not add cities where they can have the whole market to themselves. Detroit is a small market. DL/9W are b...

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by globalcabotage
Tue May 09, 2017 10:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AI plans several new long hauls for 2017
Replies: 227
Views: 17764

Re: AI plans several new long hauls for 2017

I will be pleasantly surprised if AA comes to DFW. I think you mean AI, AA already has a large hub there ;) Surprised AI is not looking at ORD-BOM given where the Chicago population is from. Although, DFW is tilted towards BOM as well. Yeah, DFW does seem to be a stretch for AI. FWIK it is a lower-...

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by globalcabotage
Tue May 09, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AI plans several new long hauls for 2017
Replies: 227
Views: 17764

Re: AI plans several new long hauls for 2017

Ill be honest, I would have expected IAH first simply because of the Star Hub and nothing else. DFW has a larger and much faster growing Indian community and the business ties that DFW has with India are growing exponentially. If you spend time in a place like Irving or Plano, its pretty overwhelmi...

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by globalcabotage
Sun May 07, 2017 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which destination would Austrian probably add next?
Replies: 45
Views: 4642

Re: Which destination would Austrian probably add next?

HNL!!! (And before we get some person who doesn't understand sarcasm, because there's ALWAYS one, let it be known this is a vain attempt of answering the bi-weekly "Why don't European airlines fly to to Hawaii" threads) While your at it, might as well as DTW to the list. You know that fan...

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by globalcabotage
Thu May 04, 2017 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA to relaunch EWR-EZE
Replies: 42
Views: 7976

Re: UA to relaunch EWR-EZE

Shocked that we haven't heard DTW is the answer! Maybe the moderators have finally put this DTW is the world nonsense to bed!

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by globalcabotage
Thu May 04, 2017 12:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas considering BNE-PER-CDG starting late 2018 along with BNE-DFW or BNE-LAX
Replies: 76
Views: 11285

Re: Qantas considering BNE-PER-CDG starting late 2018 along with BNE-DFW or BNE-LAX

Living in DFW, not sure what BNE brings other than down guaging DFW-SYD?

DFW-MEL makes sense.

What about SYD-ORD/JFK? Both make sense.

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by globalcabotage
Thu May 04, 2017 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA at Hobby
Replies: 22
Views: 3035

Re: AA at Hobby

ORD and CLT make sense.

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by globalcabotage
Wed May 03, 2017 10:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA to relaunch EWR-EZE
Replies: 42
Views: 7976

Re: UA to relaunch EWR-EZE

United787 wrote:
Great news! Hopefully this a another sign that conditions in Argentina are improving...

Hope to see ORD-BOG soon...


Someday on AV.

In the meantime, great to see UA back on EZE-EWR. Argentina is coming out of their funk with new leadership.

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by globalcabotage
Wed May 03, 2017 10:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LY announces TLV-MIA staring November
Replies: 62
Views: 7675

Re: LY announces TLV-MIA staring November

MIA-TLV should do well! Now if we can get ORD with the 787, but one can wait.

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by globalcabotage
Wed May 03, 2017 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair 80th anniversary special livery
Replies: 16
Views: 3833

Re: Icelandair 80th anniversary special livery

Beautiful! Too bad I can't see it at DFW, but maybe at ORD in a few weeks.

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by globalcabotage
Tue Apr 25, 2017 2:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports in desperate need of more gates
Replies: 102
Views: 13522

Airports in desperate need of more gates

Topic speaks for itself. ORD: AA, UA, LCCs, and DL; will it happen? DAL: unfortunately, can't happen MDW: where? LGA/JFK/EWR: work in progress YYZ: Could use a 40 gate transborder terminal ATL: DL can never have too many gates LAX: all airlines SEA: DL and AS DCA: add gates, but no slots LHR: never ...

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by globalcabotage
Tue Apr 25, 2017 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Southeast Asia - USA Market
Replies: 34
Views: 3871

Re: The Southeast Asia - USA Market

SQ and ORD. Trying via Europe, AMS - low yielding and competing with UA. Try nonstop or via Asia or not try at all (heck, I think DTW-Europe-SIN, is better than ORD-AMS-SIN, and we have people to vouch for that)!

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by globalcabotage
Thu Apr 06, 2017 12:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA drops NRT-ICN; move 3 737 back to Mainland from Guam
Replies: 59
Views: 13106

Re: UA drops NRT-ICN; move 3 737 back to Mainland from Guam

If UA was going to start ICN-ORD/EWR, they would have done it by now. ICN is the missing link at ORD and EWR, but UA must have a reason not to run it. Their loss at ORD is KEs gain.

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by globalcabotage
Thu Apr 06, 2017 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL to announce new routes and medium term plan
Replies: 99
Views: 20108

Re: JAL to announce new routes and medium term plan

JL only has two day time HND slots. I seriously doubt they will give up JFK and SFO for IAH and that airport in Michigan. If those airports were printing $ to HND, than why didn't DL, UA, and NH use those slots for routes from IAH and Michigan city to HND? Heck, DL thought MSP was better (or as Mich...

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by globalcabotage
Sun Apr 02, 2017 11:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Remaining AA MD-80 Routes
Replies: 107
Views: 17080

Re: Remaining AA MD-80 Routes

I live in the flight path to 17L/C/R (east side of DFW, north to south landings), an AA MD80s have noticeably disappeared the last 6 months. ORD is actually getting more as stations are phased out and others are routed to both DFW and ORD, hence DFW-TPA-ORD now in routing. ORD/DFW is the rumored las...

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by globalcabotage
Sun Apr 02, 2017 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LHR-MSY inaugural (today, March 27) pics and info
Replies: 58
Views: 9838

Re: LHR-MSY inaugural (today, March 27) pics and info

Congrats MSY! Glad to see more int'l service in this great city!

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by globalcabotage
Sun Apr 02, 2017 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA to firm up 4 A380 options?
Replies: 114
Views: 24297

Re: BA to firm up 4 A380 options?

Also, if BOS goes 380 daily and loses a flight, BA will just use the slot for another flight (frequency increase - 2nd DFW, or new/resumed route - queue DTW).

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by globalcabotage
Sun Apr 02, 2017 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA to firm up 4 A380 options?
Replies: 114
Views: 24297

Re: BA to firm up 4 A380 options?

ORD is a frequency market from LHR with significant F&J demand. BA and AA compliment each other. BA has mentioned ORD as a 380 destination, but the restrictions on 380 operations at ORD are the reason BA and EK don't send the whale there. As more pre-clearance locations open and the new 9 gates ...

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by globalcabotage
Sun Apr 02, 2017 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LHR-MSY inaugural (today, March 27) pics and info
Replies: 58
Views: 9838

Re: LHR-MSY inaugural (today, March 27) pics and info

Awesome pics! Thanks for sharing! I hope BA does well in NOLA!

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by globalcabotage
Sun Apr 02, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/2/2017: AA Cuts JFK-SJU, HPN-MIA; AM Cuts IAH-MTY?; NK Cuts BWI-RSW
Replies: 89
Views: 12202

Re: OAG Changes 4/2/2017: AA Cuts JFK-SJU, HPN-MIA; AM Cuts IAH-MTY?; NK Cuts BWI-RSW

Glad to see AA slightly increasing ORD! It's tough with the limited gate space and shift to mainline and bigger planes.

SEA-ORD will be a yield turn this fall. As mentioned above, AS is probably smart enough to not join the battle.

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by globalcabotage
Sun Apr 02, 2017 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/2/2017: AA Cuts JFK-SJU, HPN-MIA; AM Cuts IAH-MTY?; NK Cuts BWI-RSW
Replies: 89
Views: 12202

Re: OAG Changes 4/2/2017: AA Cuts JFK-SJU, HPN-MIA; AM Cuts IAH-MTY?; NK Cuts BWI-RSW

In the last 3 weeks SEA-ORD has picked of 7 flights:

DL: 3
UA: 2 (last week)
AA: 2 (this week)

AS, next week?

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by globalcabotage
Fri Mar 31, 2017 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American Aviation Thread - 2017
Replies: 147
Views: 9990

Re: Central American aviation thread. Part 66

I wish AA would run ORD-GUA longer. Maybe UA will try this given there success (seasonal) to BZE, LIR, SJO, and Caribbean islands. There is some O&D from Chicago to GUA, but the market from Chicago is extremely seasonal (2x daily in winter, lucky for once a week in summer).

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by globalcabotage
Thu Mar 30, 2017 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 469
Views: 24134

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

DFW is booming while DTW is recovering from bankruptcy. People are leaving DTW as fast as they are moving to DFW, why is that! Detroit once had well over 1m people, now AUS, FTW, JAX, etc. keep growing and are bigger than DTW. You say I hijack this 1 thread, while you hijack every thread. Me 1, you ...

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by globalcabotage
Wed Mar 29, 2017 1:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA reportedly investing in China Southern Airlines
Replies: 67
Views: 10847

Re: AA reportedly investing in China Southern Airlines

Just get better slots for ORD and LAX, and this is a good investment.

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by globalcabotage
Wed Mar 29, 2017 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 469
Views: 24134

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

If you add Kenishow (sp), WI and NW Indiana, Chicagoland is over 10.5M people. Let's compare apples to apples. DTW fanboys must subscribe to MSNBC and only the facts DTW wants to hear. I live in the DFW area and wish we had more international airlines, but we have the massive AA that keeps airlines ...

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by globalcabotage
Wed Mar 29, 2017 12:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA reportedly investing in China Southern Airlines
Replies: 67
Views: 10847

Re: AA reportedly investing in China Southern Airlines

And soon we will hear how this is a "slap in the face to DTW," and "AA just doing anything to hurt DTW."

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by globalcabotage
Tue Mar 28, 2017 12:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air to start ORD
Replies: 4
Views: 751

Re: WOW Air to start ORD

And DTW is pissed off at ORD again!

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by globalcabotage
Tue Mar 28, 2017 12:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400
Replies: 246
Views: 78162

Re: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400

Even ORD is going 4x weekly 789 next summer and 3x weekly Combi. End of an era, but a great replacement! Maybe AA will add ORD-AMS seasonal next summer! Doubt it, but ...

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by globalcabotage
Tue Mar 28, 2017 12:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA reportedly investing in China Southern Airlines
Replies: 67
Views: 10847

Re: AA reportedly investing in China Southern Airlines

Better LAX and ORD slots would be great!

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by globalcabotage
Tue Mar 28, 2017 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Diversions
Replies: 16
Views: 2893

Re: DFW Diversions

Was rough here in DFW last night! The Jan EF0 took out my roof, garage, fence, screens, and gutters. This storm took out my parents roof in Flower Mound as well as my brother and sisters homes in Highland Village. Denton County is in the bulls eye this year, and that impacts DFW.

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by globalcabotage
Tue Mar 28, 2017 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOWair to start KEF-ORD flights
Replies: 17
Views: 2091

Re: WOWair to start KEF-ORD flights

DTW. Every thread, "why not DTW?" This is getting old.

In this forum, DTW should beat ORD/YYZ to: AKL, ATH, BKK, BOG, CAN, LIM, MNL, SYD, TLV (ORD), and countless domestic locations. There is a reason there is no nonstops to DTW, let alone ORD.

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