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by klm617
Mon Sep 25, 2017 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Porter Expands Seasonal MLB Services
Replies: 19
Views: 1349

Re: Porter Expands Seasonal MLB Services

How could a Dash 8 make it from Canada all the way to Central Florida??? Especially if it has a full load! It can't. It's not a Dash 8 it's a Q400. Back in the day if you recall everything was flown with piston and turbo prop aircraft aircraft. Air Canada back in the day flew from Toronto to the Ca...

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by klm617
Mon Sep 25, 2017 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Porter Expands Seasonal MLB Services
Replies: 19
Views: 1349

Re: Porter Expands Seasonal MLB Services

Last Friday, PD announced MLB will be connected nonstop to YOW and YQG on Saturdays from mid-December to the end of March. This is the 3rd route PD have added at YOW this year! YFC and YSJ have both started in the past two weeks daily. For YQG, this will be it's first truly credible transborder ser...

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by klm617
Mon Sep 25, 2017 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JD Power releases Best airport rankings 2017: MCO, SNA, SMF
Replies: 33
Views: 3122

Re: JD Power releases Best airport rankings 2017: MCO, SNA, SMF

Meh. Airports are different things to (the needs of) different people. These rankings are worthless. As everything in life so what you are saying is surveys and reviews are pretty much are useless in life. But I disagree they are all a point of reference for others so while everyone may have differ...

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by klm617
Mon Sep 25, 2017 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no DTW-HNL?
Replies: 53
Views: 6828

Re: Why no DTW-HNL?

flybynight wrote:
2x times I've flown on a NW DC10 to HNL (the 2 years I lived in the Detroit area).
Yes, seems strange that route isn't available. I would think it would be in range of a 757 even



Detroit is out of 757 range to HNL.

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by klm617
Mon Sep 25, 2017 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Michigan Thread
Replies: 73
Views: 4710

Re: The Rest of Michigan Thread

Frontier will also be adding GRR-DEN flights.

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by klm617
Mon Sep 25, 2017 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JD Power releases Best airport rankings 2017: MCO, SNA, SMF
Replies: 33
Views: 3122

Re: JD Power releases Best airport rankings 2017: MCO, SNA, SMF

I think people like the atmosphere of MCO the big open gardens in the middle it's not a bunch of narrow antiquated corridors. I kind of like LAS with it's wide open concourses it doesn't feel claustrophobic. Well and of course there can't be enough things said about how great a hub Detroit is. You'l...

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by klm617
Sun Sep 24, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights
Replies: 192
Views: 23362

Re: IRe: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights

From what I've seen, DTW is full of emotionally unstable teenagers... I kid, but another DTW a.netter actually talked to me about you. People aren't pleased with your constant moaping From my own experience (as recently as last month), it's full of airplanes and passengers. Because it's a hub, damm...

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by klm617
Sun Sep 24, 2017 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 395
Views: 36426

Re: DL Future Expansion

AMS and TPA are targeting the route for a reason. AMS provides increase options for EU travelers and for people connecting to India/ Middle East. Then why does LH fly to TPA? They could just route all the traffic via EWR. DL is growing their Trans Atlantic service to cities outside of their hubs. I...

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by klm617
Sun Sep 24, 2017 5:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 395
Views: 36426

Re: DL Future Expansion

I can’t imagine AMS-MCO being anything other then a huge success. That's what I've been thinking, I can't see it not being a success seeming it's a pretty big deal moving people from all of Europe to Orlando, which is why I think TPA should give DL the upper hand on doing AMS at first. My next ques...

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by klm617
Sun Sep 24, 2017 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 395
Views: 36426

Re: DL Future Expansion

ATL’s EU service isn’t adequately serving the TPA- EU market. AMS would provide TPA with the one stop service it needs that can’t be provided by ATL. ATL provides one stop commendations to every major city in Europe and then some. You think that Delta is going to operate TPA-AMS for the one passeng...

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by klm617
Sun Sep 24, 2017 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 395
Views: 36426

Re: DL Future Expansion

Why can’t IND DL passengers connect to EU via ATL for their one stop access? Yes, DL can continue to push EU- TPA passengers over ATL, but both TPA and AMS are working on nonstop AMS-TPA service and TPA can support a nonstop sky team flight to Europe. You are contradicting yourself by saying that T...

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by klm617
Sun Sep 24, 2017 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/24/2017:DL Boosts Transatlantic
Replies: 58
Views: 7664

Re: OAG Changes 9/24/2017:DL Boosts Transatlantic

DL ATL-LHR APR 3>2 MAY 3>2


Interesting that we see Delta trimming it's ATL-LHR capacity by one flight.

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by klm617
Sun Sep 24, 2017 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 395
Views: 36426

Re: DL Future Expansion

Then why is DL going to fly MCO-AMS and IND-CDG? According to you, those passengers can just connect in ATL, JFK ect. Going by your logic- MKE- convention access to MSP & DTW for EU DFW- fly to ATL for EU LAS, DEN, SAN & PHX can all go to LAX and SLC for EU. So why fly to any of those cites...

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by klm617
Sun Sep 24, 2017 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 395
Views: 36426

Re: DL Future Expansion

I believe BNA has a smaller international market than IND. Their big draw is country music and that is mainly a domestic thing. But as we've seen on so many different new routes, the nonstop service stimulates demand. As for HQ2, I think it goes to a midsize city because they are the ones that are ...

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by klm617
Sun Sep 24, 2017 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 395
Views: 36426

Re: DL Future Expansion

That can be said about most US cites, yet according to a DL pilot, DL is going to add new US to AMS routes. TPA and MSY have plenty of European demand to fill a DL flight to Europe. That can't be said for a lot of cities only those in close proximity to JFK and ATL where it is redundant to over fly...

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by klm617
Sun Sep 24, 2017 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 395
Views: 36426

Re: DL Future Expansion

Getting back to the original rumor that DL is possibly going to add up to 6 new AMS-US routes, these are the cities that I see getting DL AMS routes: RDU- because DL loves RDU, and their CDG flight seems to be doing well. AUS- rumor is that it will become a permanent flight. LAS- the Brookings numb...

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by klm617
Sun Sep 24, 2017 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 395
Views: 36426

Re: DL Future Expansion

TPA-AMS and MSY-CDG on skyteam are not happening there aren't enought O/D passengers going to europe that can't be routed over ATL so there is no need for a connection in Europe. Delta is perfectly happy routing TPA and MSY Europe bound passengers over ATL. That can be said about most US cites, yet...

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by klm617
Sun Sep 24, 2017 2:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 395
Views: 36426

Re: DL Future Expansion

TPA-AMS and MSY-CDG on skyteam are not happening there aren't enought O/D passengers going to europe that can't be routed over ATL so there is no need for a connection in Europe. Delta is perfectly happy routing TPA and MSY Europe bound passengers over ATL.

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by klm617
Sun Sep 24, 2017 1:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 395
Views: 36426

Re: DL Future Expansion

Would love to see Delta back on the DTW-ANC route in the summer months

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by klm617
Sun Sep 24, 2017 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no DTW-HNL?
Replies: 53
Views: 6828

Re: Why no DTW-HNL?

What I find more perplexing is why Delta has not operated DTW-ANC it was always a seasonable so route but Delta refuses to operate it any more. Being NW operated it for years consistently it was without a doubt viable.

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by klm617
Sat Sep 23, 2017 12:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights
Replies: 192
Views: 23362

Re: IRe: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights

I see no indication at all the DL will not continue to utilize DTW as a major hub. Not only is your constant drama inappropriate on A.net, but it's not even accurate. Be careful. I've been called a bully, by some, for saying similar things to him. :lol: It is what it is in the USAToday article it l...

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by klm617
Fri Sep 22, 2017 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France starts Seattle and Taipei in 2018
Replies: 49
Views: 13387

Re: Air France starts Seattle and Taipei in 2018

787fan8 wrote:
Do you guys think KLM could start SEA as part of their joint venture with DL?



Hopefully there is a KLM announcement forth coming pertaining to new summer 2018 flights. I think BOS would come first.

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by klm617
Fri Sep 22, 2017 4:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights
Replies: 192
Views: 23362

Re: IRe: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights

USA Today says ARN and SVO are ending. https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/flights/todayinthesky/2017/09/21/delta-ending-moscow-stockholm-flights-beefs-up-other-european-routes/689599001/ I read that artical twice and unless I'm mussing something there is no mention of the additional DTW-CDG flig...

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by klm617
Fri Sep 22, 2017 1:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights
Replies: 192
Views: 23362

Re: IRe: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights

Seems like DL will end JFK-ARN & CPH s18. I believe only ARN is ending (already not available for sale); CPH still seems to be around for S18. Do you have confirmation of CPH ending? USA Today says ARN and SVO are ending. https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/flights/todayinthesky/2017/09/21/de...

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by klm617
Thu Sep 21, 2017 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights
Replies: 192
Views: 23362

Re: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights

Someone will really be happy that DTW is getting another daily international flight. They'll be upset that they didn't get DTW-DUB or MAN though. Seriously however, great adds for DL and I can imagine that all these flights will do well. Both of those people will be me:). I get that there's probabl...

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by klm617
Thu Sep 21, 2017 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights
Replies: 192
Views: 23362

Re: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights

Commitment is allowing more JV partners into the Detroit market or expanding the number of destinations that are served. It is just my own perception on what has been shown to us by Delta in the Detroit market. The A350 is a reduction in capacity in the Detroit market so while it maybe the flagship...

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by klm617
Thu Sep 21, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights
Replies: 192
Views: 23362

Re: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights

Midwestindy wrote:
klm617 wrote:
As far as the DTW-CDG add in that whole announcment DTW was the only airport that didn't get any new option just more Delta on an already operated route.


I guess SEA, SLC, CVG, BOS, and MSP aren't airports then....



Last year

SEA, got VS
SLC, MSP got KL
BOS got DUB
CVG got nothing correct

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by klm617
Thu Sep 21, 2017 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights
Replies: 192
Views: 23362

Re: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights

They'll be upset that they didn't get DTW-DUB or MAN though. Seriously however, great adds for DL and I can imagine that all these flights will do well. Yes a new destination would have been better or even KLM taking over an AMS rotation but an extra CDG from DTW is really no big deal. I suspect ma...

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by klm617
Thu Sep 21, 2017 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights
Replies: 192
Views: 23362

Re: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights

Remember that anything that feeds AMS CDG or LHR is all highly coordinated under the JV and based on factors around scheduling / hub feed, operations, fleet, marketing, and share. Saying that DL will fail on the Lax routes is silly because its Jv hub flights in dtw adding another CDg flight complim...

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by klm617
Thu Sep 21, 2017 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights
Replies: 192
Views: 23362

Re: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights

Someone will really be happy that DTW is getting another daily international flight. They'll be upset that they didn't get DTW-DUB or MAN though. Seriously however, great adds for DL and I can imagine that all these flights will do well. Yes a new destination would have been better or even KLM taki...

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by klm617
Thu Sep 21, 2017 11:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA's Next US Destination
Replies: 455
Views: 43184

Re: BA's Next US Destination

Really wish Burbank (BUR) could see service to LHR. A 787-8 can technically operate from the airport. There is no FIS, but they could do a Shannon stop on the way over to do customs and immigration there. Burbank is so conveniently located to the majority of the film industry studios and offices. I...

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by klm617
Thu Sep 21, 2017 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair future strategy
Replies: 26
Views: 3062

Re: Icelandair future strategy

Hopefully Detroit is some where in those plans.

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by klm617
Thu Sep 21, 2017 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 1286
Views: 90884

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

DL's SNA service has been leaving Detroit, ever since it started with no more than 15 seats open, for September travel out west, I'd say that is pretty good, but as for it making a profit, there's no way to figure that out, you can only hope it's making money, because the flight's are leaving full....

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by klm617
Wed Sep 20, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 1286
Views: 90884

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

So here is my question what makes CVG-SJC more viable than DTW-SJC in F9 eyes. Being I am pretty sure the market from DTW to SJC is bigger than CVG. I get ATL-SJC but CVG over DTW SMH.

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by klm617
Wed Sep 20, 2017 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA markets not served from DFW
Replies: 98
Views: 8251

Re: AA markets not served from DFW

Flint Michigan a morning departure from FNT and an evening return would be great.

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by klm617
Tue Sep 19, 2017 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair Announces DFW
Replies: 90
Views: 9005

Re: Icelandair Announces DFW

The 757 is paid for, so having it sit on the ground doesn't cost them too much. It's not the cost--it's the potential lost revenue. But given the Iceland air service market these days probably it's just as good for loss avoidance. As I assume you know that every aircraft needs A, B and C check. FI ...

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by klm617
Tue Sep 19, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air increased 98 % in one year
Replies: 6
Views: 1799

Re: WOW Air increased 98 % in one year

Let's hope it doesn't decrease 100% in the next.

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by klm617
Tue Sep 19, 2017 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air axes Houston
Replies: 53
Views: 10536

Re: Korean Air axes Houston

From what I have seen the bread and butter of KE @ IAH was transfer traffic to markets like Vietnam. As IAH receives ever more international options, the uniqueness of KE has diminished among this very price sensitive market. Unlike other US gateways, KE cant fall back on its core ethnic traffic ei...

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by klm617
Tue Sep 19, 2017 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to go all A330's on NYC-LHR From April 2018
Replies: 59
Views: 13851

Re: DL to go all A330's on NYC-LHR From April 2018

The 767-400 is one of the worst planes in the Delta fleet cramped along with the 738 and 739. Why would Delta not move all the flights to the A330 from LHR then.

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by klm617
Tue Sep 19, 2017 12:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA's Next US Destination
Replies: 455
Views: 43184

Re: BA's Next US Destination

What is the biggest United States market that BA does not currently serve. St. Louis. Charlotte and Portland are still smaller. CSAs are a better measure of market size. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Combined_statistical_area PDX comes in with 3.16 million for 2016. STL is below that at 2.91 mill...

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by klm617
Mon Sep 18, 2017 11:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA's Next US Destination
Replies: 455
Views: 43184

Re: BA's Next US Destination

What is the biggest United States market that BA does not currently serve.

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by klm617
Mon Sep 18, 2017 11:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New BA route to be announced tomorrow?
Replies: 122
Views: 16935

Re: New BA route to be announced tomorrow?

by738 wrote:
BREECH wrote:
It's going to be LGW. With all that traffic, flying is a reasonable option. And congestion charges make will make it economical.

Yet there are no plans for 789's out of LGW?


Exactly that was my thought.

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by klm617
Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air axes Houston
Replies: 53
Views: 10536

Re: Korean Air axes Houston

SANFan wrote:
Frees up an aircraft... Hmmmm, let's see, how about getting ICN-SAN going!?

bb



3 weekly ICN-DTW on KE

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by klm617
Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New BA route to be announced tomorrow?
Replies: 122
Views: 16935

Re: New BA route to be announced tomorrow?

Slash787 wrote:
Well as everyone is saying SEZ, so I will go with that.

I went there last month, it was pretty nice.



Wouldn't SEZ be flown out of Gatwick as it's more a leisure destination.

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by klm617
Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New BA route to be announced tomorrow?
Replies: 122
Views: 16935

Re: New BA route to be announced tomorrow?

The pilot says "and I'm very happy with what I'm hearing!" - so it's probably going to be somewhere "nice" to layover rather than somewhere uninspiring or dangerous (unless, of course, he has family or relations there) Damman or Detroit then :D Ok my turn and I'm going for one o...

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by klm617
Mon Sep 18, 2017 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New BA route to be announced tomorrow?
Replies: 122
Views: 16935

Re: New BA route to be announced tomorrow?

Midwestindy wrote:
DTW @klm



Trying not to get my hopes up for a big let down. But I have to admit I'm a bit giddy about this news

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by klm617
Mon Sep 18, 2017 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New BA route to be announced tomorrow?
Replies: 122
Views: 16935

Re: New BA route to be announced tomorrow?

DTW would be amazing but it could also be PIT, CLT or STL . As far as outside of the USA how about HRE

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by klm617
Mon Sep 18, 2017 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NK schedule extension late spring/early summer
Replies: 37
Views: 3025

Re: NK schedule extension late spring/early summer

I really think that if NK could replicate what Airtran did in FNT that FNT would be a great add for NK with flights to LAS, MCO, RSW TPA and FLL. People really like the ease of access there plus the cheaper parking. I think they could do a lot better than Allegiant fly to secondary airports in Flori...

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by klm617
Sun Sep 17, 2017 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA's Next US Destination
Replies: 455
Views: 43184

Re: BA's Next US Destination

And why do people do that do they not realize that by inflating the numbers of another airport is never going to land them more convenient services if anything that means that carriers are going to routinely add flights to those larger markets because people are willing to drive over an hour rather...

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