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by klm617
Tue Jul 25, 2017 11:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 871
Views: 60687

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

GRU has been oversold lately, I'd like to see GRU go back to daily, but if DL drops it (which there's no plans on dropping it) than LATAM would have 0 problems picking it up less than daily because there's plenty of traffic and surprisingly Detroit has a growing Brazilian population, it's not that ...

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by klm617
Tue Jul 25, 2017 10:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MIA/DFW: Most Dominated Large Airports in the USA
Replies: 39
Views: 5718

Re: MIA/DFW: Most Dominated Large Airports in the USA

Is this domestic only? AA carries just under 60% of MIA's total traffic, which is down from it's peak a few years ago that was closer to 70%, as AA growth has slowed down and others have added. If it is domestic only that's an even better indicator because if you include international the people in...

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by klm617
Tue Jul 25, 2017 12:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LUX and low fare carriers.
Replies: 8
Views: 1388

LUX and low fare carriers.

With all the international low cost start ups in Europe I am curious why LUX has not gotten any action because for the better part of 3 decades it was the low cost destination in central Europe for those looking for affordable airfares. Why do you suppose it has not caught on as it is very centrally...

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by klm617
Tue Jul 25, 2017 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MIA/DFW: Most Dominated Large Airports in the USA
Replies: 39
Views: 5718

Re: MIA/DFW: Most Dominated Large Airports in the USA

DL shares will continue to decline for DTW as NK continues to grow. Next year assuming BNA and BDL are added like whats rumored to DTWs network along with 2 daily LAX and DFW returning with a daily BNA and BDL would increase our share in the market unless DL responds more on NK routes which looks l...

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by klm617
Mon Jul 24, 2017 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MIA/DFW: Most Dominated Large Airports in the USA
Replies: 39
Views: 5718

Re: MIA/DFW: Most Dominated Large Airports in the USA

TVNWZ wrote:
Interesting stats to look at TerminalD. Thanks for compiling. Never mind those that like to p+++ on your parade.



I agree you did a great job and thank you for sharing this data. People want facts and you provide them and then they want them diluted to fit their agenda.

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by klm617
Mon Jul 24, 2017 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MIA/DFW: Most Dominated Large Airports in the USA
Replies: 39
Views: 5718

Re: MIA/DFW: Most Dominated Large Airports in the USA

Top 25: Ranked by O&D Market Size Airport, Largest Share %, Carrier with Largest Share, Notes LAX 23% AA; WN/DL are almost identical at 17.6% ORD 38% AA; UA trails by just 0.7 points. I was surprised AA leads. LAS 35% WN ATL 57% DL MCO 28% WN SFO 39% UA DEN 35% WN, 27% UA JFK 37% B6; 34% DL BOS...

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by klm617
Mon Jul 24, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MIA/DFW: Most Dominated Large Airports in the USA
Replies: 39
Views: 5718

Re: MIA/DFW: Most Dominated Large Airports in the USA

I'm pleasantly surprised DL only has 50% of MSP traffic. Means we have some healthy competition. It's also very telling that even though Delta has about 75% of the flight operations at ATL/DTW/MSP that people aren't all that pleased with the service they get from them as a whole because they are ch...

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by klm617
Mon Jul 24, 2017 4:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is next for KEF?
Replies: 40
Views: 4023

Re: What is next for KEF?

I can definetly see WW starting KEF-YHZ and compete with FI, also see them starting TPA/MCO once they get more of their A321N fleet... so I like more WW expansion, and i like their buisness model target as well... nice to see the growth there. I would venture to say that in 5 years from now WW will...

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by klm617
Mon Jul 24, 2017 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is next for KEF?
Replies: 40
Views: 4023

Re: What is next for KEF?

The actual rumors in Iceland are that WOW will start at least two new routes to Asia in 2018, KEF-DEL and KEF-PVG using the new A330-900. Both routes should have reasonable connection times to the North America bank. That is crazy! What about KEF-IST or KEF-DXB? I think those routes could work, spe...

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by klm617
Sun Jul 23, 2017 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is next for KEF?
Replies: 40
Views: 4023

Re: What is next for KEF?

I can definetly see WW starting KEF-YHZ and compete with FI, also see them starting TPA/MCO once they get more of their A321N fleet... so I like more WW expansion, and i like their buisness model target as well... nice to see the growth there. I would venture to say that in 5 years from now WW will...

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by klm617
Sun Jul 23, 2017 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is next for KEF?
Replies: 40
Views: 4023

Re: What is next for KEF?

Hopefully Detroit will get linked to KEF in the summer of 2018. But I do believe the window of opportunity has passed for any more North American additions . It's a shame places like CLE, STL, DTW and the like have gotten passed over for some of these low coast options as they surely could have supp...

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by klm617
Sun Jul 23, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetlines of Canada is planning on a Summer 2018 start
Replies: 26
Views: 4987

Re: Jetlines of Canada is planning on a Summer 2018 start

Skywatcher wrote:
I guess the southern Ontario "hub" will be Kitchener/Waterloo?
Is that Gander instead of St.John's in NF?



I am hoping for Windsor Ontario that would be great.

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by klm617
Sun Jul 23, 2017 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Search Officially Suspended
Replies: 47
Views: 8089

Re: MH370 Search Officially Suspended

I'm sorry but in this day in age a sophisticated plane should not be able to just vanish like this, I don't mean to cause any stupid arguments or try to sound like some conspiracy theorist but it's just ridiculous IMO that this plane can't be found. Iagree someone doesn't want this plane found for ...

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by klm617
Fri Jul 21, 2017 11:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian announces DEN-CDG
Replies: 51
Views: 8962

Re: Norwegian announces DEN-CDG

There's a glut of overcapacity between the States and Europe and it's not going to last. Not only to small markets like Denver and Austin, but to large markets like Boston, Miami and LA that are seemingly connected to every airport in Europe. Too many seats, the bubble will burst. This just adds to...

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by klm617
Fri Jul 21, 2017 12:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Primera Air to start BHX, STN and CDG to BOS and EWR
Replies: 74
Views: 8338

Re: Primera Air to start BHX, STN and CDG to BOS and EWR

Humm, the money and the population lives on the coasts so yeah, that's where you'll see service. On top of that you can't fly to CVG/IND/CMH/CLE/BNA from London with an A321, let alone CDG and beyond :) So for the time being the middle of the country will just have to connect. You most definitely c...

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by klm617
Thu Jul 20, 2017 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian announces DEN-CDG
Replies: 51
Views: 8962

Re: Norwegian announces DEN-CDG

Official announcement: https://www.flydenver.com/sites/default/files/downloads/ParisRelease.pdf Impressive work by DEN and Mayor Hancock. Hopefully the frequency on the DY flights (LGW and CDG) will be bumped up over time. Impressive?? Giving away taxdollars from US citizens to a foreign corporatio...

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by klm617
Thu Jul 20, 2017 8:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Primera Air to start BHX, STN and CDG to BOS and EWR
Replies: 74
Views: 8338

Re: Primera Air to start BHX, STN and CDG to BOS and EWR

The problem is these guys are all going to put each other out of business by all of them attacking the same market. There is so much more of this country that needs affordable international flights it going to be a real shame that these guys are going to liquidate before most people will have acces...

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by klm617
Thu Jul 20, 2017 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Primera Air to start BHX, STN and CDG to BOS and EWR
Replies: 74
Views: 8338

Re: Primera Air to start BHX, STN and CDG to BOS and EWR

The problem is these guys are all going to put each other out of business by all of them attacking the same market. There is so much more of this country that needs affordable international flights it going to be a real shame that these guys are going to liquidate before most people will have access...

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by klm617
Thu Jul 20, 2017 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL plans to relaunch ATL-PVG in 2018
Replies: 61
Views: 7813

Re: DL plans to relaunch ATL-PVG in 2018

You guys seem pretty sure that MSP will never have a flight to China, but Delta has eluded to it multiple times, and PVG will soon be (or might already already be) their second most important Asia "hub" after ICN. I wouldn't discount it completely... Delta eludes to a lot stuff when it su...

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by klm617
Wed Jul 19, 2017 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook announces MAN-SEA
Replies: 36
Views: 4972

Re: Thomas Cook announces MAN-SEA

If only Detroit could secure Manchester route that would be great.

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by klm617
Wed Jul 19, 2017 12:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 871
Views: 60687

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

It's interesting how there is no market between two cities and an airline comes in and gives it a try and viola they is suddenly traffic for said route. There doesn't always have to be demand some times their just has to be faith that the product you are providing will attract the business you are ...

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by klm617
Tue Jul 18, 2017 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 871
Views: 60687

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

ISP posted on their FB page that a DTW-ISP route will be starting up in Spring 2018, seeming how DTW-TTN never had a market until F9 got into it, do you think F9's low fares can get people to use ISP for NYC based traffic and get to the level TTN is at? I also don't see PHX coming back, but lately ...

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by klm617
Tue Jul 18, 2017 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Michigan Thread
Replies: 67
Views: 3835

Re: The Rest of Michigan Thread

klm617 wrote:
klm617 wrote:
Has anyone heard any rumors about Frontier possibly adding Grand Rapids ?



Frontier is in fact adding GRR-MCO it is now listed as bookable on their website.



They are also adding DEN-GRR good to see Frontier back in Grand Rapids. Hopefully Flint is not to far behind.

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by klm617
Tue Jul 18, 2017 12:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 871
Views: 60687

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

flymco753 wrote:
F9 adds 4x weekly MIA-DTW 320


Frontier is also adding GRR-MCO

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by klm617
Tue Jul 18, 2017 12:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Michigan Thread
Replies: 67
Views: 3835

Re: The Rest of Michigan Thread

klm617 wrote:
Has anyone heard any rumors about Frontier possibly adding Grand Rapids ?



Frontier is in fact adding GRR-MCO it is now listed as bookable on their website.

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by klm617
Mon Jul 17, 2017 9:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AUS picks up DL TATL for SXSW
Replies: 23
Views: 3620

Re: AUS picks up DL TATL for SXSW

slcdeltarumd11 wrote:
I wouldnt be surprised to see Delta add summer 2018 seasonal service. They see the great results BA is having they could feed into those connecting passengers.



LOL OMG now AUS is the new JFK. DFW can't even maintain seasonal service to AMS and you speculate that DL will add AUS-AMS

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by klm617
Mon Jul 17, 2017 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AUS picks up DL TATL for SXSW
Replies: 23
Views: 3620

Re: AUS picks up DL TATL for SXSW

This is really no big deal really four flights two weekends next year doesn't really warrant this much attention.

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by klm617
Mon Jul 17, 2017 9:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Significant System Wide Frontier Announcement Tuesday July 18th
Replies: 312
Views: 35255

Re: Frontier to announce MIA expansion

Midwestindy wrote:
BTVB6Flyer wrote:
Coupling with was is noted on the OKC F9 thread, MIA-OKC/BUF/GRR?


MIA/FLL-OKC 62 PDEW
MIA/FLL-GRR 35 PDEW

Higher PDEW cities could be served from MIA



It has been speculated that they are opening a hub at CVG so my guess is all three of these will get Nonstops to CVG

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by klm617
Mon Jul 17, 2017 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Michigan Thread
Replies: 67
Views: 3835

Re: The Rest of Michigan Thread

Has anyone heard any rumors about Frontier possibly adding Grand Rapids ?

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by klm617
Mon Jul 17, 2017 4:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Over served cities
Replies: 6
Views: 1361

Re: Over served cities

Charlotte and Atlanta

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by klm617
Mon Jul 17, 2017 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OKC Air Service Announcement 7/18 (new airline)
Replies: 34
Views: 5421

Re: OKC Air Service Announcement 7/18 (new airline)

stapleton wrote:
Digging into the Frontier website, it is showing OKC, BUF and GRR as destinations. They don't show up on the home page but when you go to the secondary pages to edit the flights, these cities show on the list.


WOW GRR would be a great add.

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by klm617
Sun Jul 16, 2017 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 871
Views: 60687

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

With summer almost half way through is there any creditable information about any summer 2018 international adds in the Detroit market or will it be another year of no growth.

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by klm617
Sun Jul 16, 2017 8:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DL routes going to AM - Quality of Service
Replies: 13
Views: 2831

Re: DL routes going to AM - Quality of Service

Any JV partner flight is an up grade from the standard Delta experience.

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by klm617
Sun Jul 16, 2017 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/16/2017: DY Adds EWR-CDG/FCO; DL Adds LAX-ABQ/MEX, SEA-MFR, Seasonal AUS-AMS; Y4 Swaps OAK-MEX to SFO
Replies: 75
Views: 12348

Re: OAG Changes 7/16/2017: DY Adds EWR-CDG/FCO; DL Adds LAX-ABQ/MEX, SEA-MFR, Seasonal AUS-AMS; Y4 Swaps OAK-MEX to SFO

DL DTW-LHR NOV 2>1.5 DEC 2>1.6 JAN 2>1.5 FEB 2>1.3 MAR 1.8>1.5 This is confusing because Delta never operated this flight more than once daily in the winter months. It's not being compared to what was operated last year, it's reflecting an adjustment to what was already loaded in the schedule for t...

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by klm617
Sun Jul 16, 2017 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/16/2017: DY Adds EWR-CDG/FCO; DL Adds LAX-ABQ/MEX, SEA-MFR, Seasonal AUS-AMS; Y4 Swaps OAK-MEX to SFO
Replies: 75
Views: 12348

Re: OAG Changes 7/16/2017: DY Adds EWR-CDG/FCO; DL Adds LAX-ABQ/MEX, SEA-MFR, Seasonal AUS-AMS; Y4 Swaps OAK-MEX to SFO

AVLAirlineFreq wrote:
enilria wrote:

DL ATL-LHR FEB 3>1.8


Any ideas what's going on here? Just temporary for February?


Maybe VS will be picking up the slack.

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by klm617
Sun Jul 16, 2017 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/16/2017: DY Adds EWR-CDG/FCO; DL Adds LAX-ABQ/MEX, SEA-MFR, Seasonal AUS-AMS; Y4 Swaps OAK-MEX to SFO
Replies: 75
Views: 12348

Re: OAG Changes 7/16/2017: DY Adds EWR-CDG/FCO; DL Adds LAX-ABQ/MEX, SEA-MFR, Seasonal AUS-AMS; Y4 Swaps OAK-MEX to SFO

DL DTW-LHR NOV 2>1.5 DEC 2>1.6 JAN 2>1.5 FEB 2>1.3 MAR 1.8>1.5

This is confusing because Delta never operated this flight more than once daily in the winter months.

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by klm617
Sun Jul 16, 2017 12:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta and Korean sign JVA
Replies: 478
Views: 48626

Re: Delta and Korean sign JVA

ATL isn't bad to connect, busy, but not bad. Also when you have 8-12 flights a day to most southeastern cities, convenience of ATL wins. DTW is simply too far away to be a viable connector for most southeastern cities, even if it is good for Asian flights. Come on don't even tell me if you have a c...

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by klm617
Sat Jul 15, 2017 10:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta and Korean sign JVA
Replies: 478
Views: 48626

Re: Delta and Korean sign JVA

Why would residents of NC, SC and TN chose to connect over ATL when Detroit is a much better and more convenient hub to transfer at. Even if the price is the same shy transfer at the hub from hell ATL when you can have ease of service at DTW I would connect in DTW over ATL any day. It's a much nice...

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by klm617
Sat Jul 15, 2017 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potential Delta CSeries Routes
Replies: 99
Views: 19331

Re: Potential Delta CSeries Routes

If the CS100 is truly going to replace the M88 guess what the hubs that rely heavily on the M88 for there operation are going to take a big capacity hit so don't expect this plane in the ATL market in big numbers. Time will tell how this all will play out.

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by klm617
Sat Jul 15, 2017 11:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta and Korean sign JVA
Replies: 478
Views: 48626

Re: Delta and Korean sign JVA

I understand perfectly well what you are saying but why not add the extra seats out of Detroit rather than ATL when ATL is a secondary hub to Asia that only tells me one thing they want as many people as they possibly can to flow over their Atlanta hub. While I agree the swapping of the aircraft wa...

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by klm617
Sat Jul 15, 2017 11:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am in Middle East question
Replies: 60
Views: 6182

Re: Pan Am in Middle East question

jetero wrote:
ME720 wrote:
1983 PA operated BEY - FCO B737


PA 737s flying outside of Germany? That's a new one for me. But happy to be proven wrong.



Many PA 737's flew outside of Germany.

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by klm617
Sat Jul 15, 2017 11:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am in Middle East question
Replies: 60
Views: 6182

Re: Pan Am in Middle East question

Varsity1 wrote:
So did TWA IIRC.



I think TWA served Baghdad, Bahrain and Kuwait.

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by klm617
Fri Jul 14, 2017 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 871
Views: 60687

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

Detroit doesn't have that luxury without having to commute to the next biggest city to get an affordable fare. It's not about capacity it's about the over all fare charged. I'd gladly take an FI flight over KEF to save a couple hundred buck as ticket. When you add more capacity the fares will come ...

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by klm617
Fri Jul 14, 2017 7:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta and Korean sign JVA
Replies: 478
Views: 48626

Re: Delta and Korean sign JVA

I as I thought on this a bit that the reduction in capacity in the Detroit market now makes sense to me because of the JV Passengers in NYC, WAS and other major markets that KE flies to no longer rely on connections over Detroit because loyal Delta flyer now have access to nonstop to ICN from their ...

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by klm617
Fri Jul 14, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 871
Views: 60687

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

Detroit doesn't have that luxury without having to commute to the next biggest city to get an affordable fare. It's not about capacity it's about the over all fare charged. I'd gladly take an FI flight over KEF to save a couple hundred buck as ticket. When you add more capacity the fares will come ...

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by klm617
Fri Jul 14, 2017 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 871
Views: 60687

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

In the summer, leisure pax from the DTW area are much more likely to drive to ORD or YYZ and take advantage of the much lower fares. In the winter, that same drive down the 401 or I-94 can be a very scary experience when the lake effect snow kicks in. Hence DTW pax are likely to spend a bit more to...

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by klm617
Fri Jul 14, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 871
Views: 60687

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

Because its a business route, it is probably profitable year-round, whereas PDX-LHR as a leisure route is MORE profitable in the summer and unprofitable in the off-season Right so why wouldn't DL operated it twice daily in the summer In the summer, leisure pax from the DTW area are much more likely...

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by klm617
Fri Jul 14, 2017 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potential of NK at AUS
Replies: 14
Views: 1978

Re: Potential of NK at AUS

I could see AUS open as one of the next 3 stations, but I have a feeling BNA is next since that market has a small LCC roster. The first few routes for AUS would probably be ORD, BWI, FLL or LAS. Eventually most of the ones you mentioned and a few more could happen. I thought in your eyes DTW was a...

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by klm617
Fri Jul 14, 2017 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta and Korean sign JVA
Replies: 478
Views: 48626

Re: Delta and Korean sign JVA

If additional frequencies are necessary from the US to ICN to compensate for the capacity loss caused by dropping the 744, then it makes far more logistical sense to add flights from hubs with the most connectivity — ergo, ATL followed by SEA. ATL is DL's globally recognized mega hub, and in an era...

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by klm617
Fri Jul 14, 2017 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta posts Q2 2017 profit $1.85 Billion USD
Replies: 62
Views: 9364

Re: Delta posts Q2 2017 profit $1.85 Billion USD

Remember with so few players in the market right now it's not hard to turn a profit. Remember when there was real completion in the market Delta was in bankruptcy court.

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