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by flymco753
Mon May 29, 2017 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US/Canada Cities that have daily service to All MLB Cities
Replies: 38
Views: 3579

Re: US/Canada Cities that have daily service to All MLB Cities

DTW has service to all cities that have MLB teams. TPA (my team) lacks SAN as stated above.

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by flymco753
Mon May 29, 2017 2:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Women sue UA for 85K due to "hard landing"
Replies: 13
Views: 2014

Women sue UA for 85K due to "hard landing"

http://koin.com/2017/05/25/women-sue-un ... d-landing/

I am assuming this news source is legitimate. What's your opinion?

I would make sure they lose this lawsuit and probably not fly my airline again. (I'm not a UA employee)
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http://koin.com/2017/05/25/women-sue-un ... d-landing/

I am assuming this news source is legitimate. What's your opinion?

I would make sure they lose this lawsuit and probably not fly my airline again. (I'm not a UA employee)

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by flymco753
Sun May 28, 2017 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/28/2017: CA Drops LAXSZX, DL SLC-LHR Cut, J1 Adds ALB-PIT/JL/OR/HU/HY
Replies: 60
Views: 7100

Re: OAG Changes 5/28/2017: CA Drops LAXSZX, DL SLC-LHR Cut, J1 Adds ALB-PIT/JL/OR/HU/HY

*DL SLC-LHR NOV 0.6>0 DEC 0.5>0 JAN 0.6>0 FEB 0.6>0 Unfortunately this was not surprising, SLC-LHR has had terrible load factors, I am surprised it lasted year-round this long. Here are the loads from November 2016 on DL to LHR: City, Seats, Load ATL, 13919, 78% JFK, 17225, 73% MSP, 5876, 73% DTW, ...

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by flymco753
Sat May 27, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando Air Service Discussion Part 2
Replies: 223
Views: 19107

Re: Orlando Air Service Discussion Part 2

F9 adds PVD and ISP both on A320's. I would make a safe assumption and say F9 is going after WN.

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by flymco753
Sat May 27, 2017 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 497
Views: 26098

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

I haven't thought of this but what if YQG gets WOW or DY? Could that be bad? Essentially, yes it could be bad. 2 things could happen; 1. WW of DY is so unsuccessful and would completely end the route. 2. WW or DY is so successful that the competitor airline sees an advantage and both airlines servi...

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by flymco753
Wed May 24, 2017 7:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AM/DL to add 5 new US-MX routes in fall 2017
Replies: 43
Views: 6216

Re: AM/DL to add 5 new US-MX routes in fall 2017

I was hoping to see DTW-GDL for the auto industry.

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by flymco753
Wed May 24, 2017 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 497
Views: 26098

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

Does anyone have the PDEW between DTW and BCN? I'm trying to figure out if Delta can make a nonstop work, I think that's one of the few routes they can do on a 757 and make a profit. Where's flymco753 when you need him to do the math? In 2016 one way to BCN was 9364. A DL 76W has 208 seats, it woul...

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by flymco753
Wed May 24, 2017 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? Part 2
Replies: 99
Views: 8365

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? Part 2

I still think NK will go to BNA soon and do DFW and DTW at least. DTW especilly with PDEW peaking in the 700s, if I do my math right there should be no reason they couldn't fill a densely configured A32S and make money. BNA-DTW is a very popular route. Gate B11 is calling Spirit's name. DTW/BNA cit...

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by flymco753
Tue May 23, 2017 3:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? Part 2
Replies: 99
Views: 8365

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? Part 2

I still think NK will go to BNA soon and do DFW and DTW at least. DTW especilly with PDEW peaking in the 700s, if I do my math right there should be no reason they couldn't fill a densely configured A32S and make money.

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by flymco753
Mon May 22, 2017 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going In CLE - Part 14
Replies: 457
Views: 49441

Re: What's Going In CLE - Part 14

DL is adding a fifth flight to DTW in mid-July. I think the number is modest because MSP offers many of the same connections. 4x CR9 and 1x M88. DTW will offer more than MSP essentially because of access to Europe, Mexico, Brazil and Asia. Not to mention other markets that are east like PVD, BDL, E...

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by flymco753
Mon May 22, 2017 4:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MSP - Role In DL Network and Expansion Potential
Replies: 266
Views: 20221

Re: MSP - Role In DL Network and Expansion Potential

My guess is that not much more will happen at MSP/DL with TATL/TPTL until after the 747 is withdrawn from service. This will decrease the load sizes at DTW. The 744s run completely full to their perspective Asia destinations. As of now, 2017 is showing a 777 for PEK so that's an increase in both se...

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by flymco753
Fri May 19, 2017 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando Air Service Discussion Part 2
Replies: 223
Views: 19107

Re: Orlando Air Service Discussion Part 2

DL adds Saturday BHM service on a CJ7 starting in December. It's undetermined whether or not it'll be year round, since most Saturday service ends off peak.

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by flymco753
Fri May 19, 2017 3:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 497
Views: 26098

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

In the latest Southwest Airlines schedule release DTW-LAS goes from once daily to once weekly. Southwest in my opinion is a shame to DTW, they cut all FL routes, and brought back a winter seasonal once weekly and Saturday MCO that lasts until the first week of April which IMHO is pathetic. I really...

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by flymco753
Fri May 19, 2017 12:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 497
Views: 26098

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

In the latest Southwest Airlines schedule release DTW-LAS goes from once daily to once weekly. Southwest in my opinion is a shame to DTW, they cut all FL routes, and brought back a winter seasonal once weekly and Saturday MCO that lasts until the first week of April which IMHO is pathetic. I really...

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by flymco753
Fri May 19, 2017 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2017
Replies: 436
Views: 68177

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2017

Ship 3777, N377DE enroute SAL-DTW. This is an ex-GOL bird.

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by flymco753
Thu May 18, 2017 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Metropolitan Airways?
Replies: 57
Views: 5498

Re: Metropolitan Airways?

I wrote up this huge business plan, used my friends as "investors" and created a start up airline that flew Florida-Michigan routes and after getting critiques it would have been a total failure if it would have came to fruition, but this airline? Sounds even dumber than my idea. At least ...

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by flymco753
Wed May 17, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL CRJ's this summer...
Replies: 55
Views: 7693

DL CRJ's this summer...

I was going over the DL flight schedules for Friday July 21 and it seems like there are a ton of CRJ's loaded, it seems like there's more CRJ's than what the company actually owns. What do you think?

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by flymco753
Mon May 15, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 497
Views: 26098

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

Truthfully if I see any Latin carrier going to DTW next it would be Volaris to GDL.

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by flymco753
Mon May 15, 2017 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 497
Views: 26098

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

What a bizarre routing. Booking via RJ would put you with AA through ORD or BA though LHR, and a quick check on kayak gave me results with connections in JFK or IAD and FRA. Maybe they were visiting family in the Detroit area? Nope they talked about how they needed get to the D Concourse for their ...

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by flymco753
Mon May 15, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 497
Views: 26098

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

I just read some comments on PITs thread, they're looking for Copa flights to PTY. If it can work for PIT it most certainly can work for DTW, same goes for Avianca, it can most definitely work at DTW, and I just used the front and back of a blank piece of paper to prove my point that both carriers c...

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by flymco753
Mon May 15, 2017 4:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 497
Views: 26098

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

So totally wacko but I talked to some passengers going from MCO-AMM last Thursday and they used DL and transferred to RJ at DTW, is that even ethical? What a bizarre routing. Booking via RJ would put you with AA through ORD or BA though LHR, and a quick check on kayak gave me results with connectio...

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by flymco753
Mon May 15, 2017 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 497
Views: 26098

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

So totally wacko but I talked to some passengers going from MCO-AMM last Thursday and they used DL and transferred to RJ at DTW, is that even ethical?

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by flymco753
Mon May 15, 2017 3:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MSP - Role In DL Network and Expansion Potential
Replies: 266
Views: 20221

Re: MSP - Role In DL Network and Expansion Potential

If they did add the FRA flight how much would that take away from the DTW flight? plus the hub to hub traffic from MSP-DTW to catch the DTW-FRA flight? DTW has a lot of FRA passengers and it's actually the most popular international destination from DTW ahead of LHR so losing MSP pax wouldn't dent ...

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by flymco753
Mon May 15, 2017 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MSP - Role In DL Network and Expansion Potential
Replies: 266
Views: 20221

Re: MSP - Role In DL Network and Expansion Potential

Could we see delta add Frankfurt to MSP list of destinations as well as PEK? If they did add the FRA flight how much would that take away from the DTW flight? plus the hub to hub traffic from MSP-DTW to catch the DTW-FRA flight? DTW has a lot of FRA passengers and it's actually the most popular int...

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by flymco753
Mon May 15, 2017 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/14/2017: DL Adds JFK-GIG, SLC-FLL/IND; UP Drops MCO-FPO; Big UA Fall Change
Replies: 49
Views: 9951

Re: OAG Changes 5/14/2017: DL Adds JFK-GIG, SLC-FLL/IND; UP Drops MCO-FPO; Big UA Fall Change

At this point, what could B6 risk by adding more flights into DL hubs like MSP and CVG? DL has already announced full throttle in their BOS expansion. Neither can expand further at JFK. There is no room for DL to expand at FLL. DL will continue to risk retaliation from AA/UA/WN when enter into more...

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by flymco753
Sun May 14, 2017 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 497
Views: 26098

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

I just thought of something, I posted it in another thread but I'd like to post it here too. I think EK is the only option left for ME service. Etihad said they're done adding NA for a while, Qatar never puts their money where their mouth is when they say they "will" start DTW which I thi...

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by flymco753
Sat May 13, 2017 3:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France and its A340s
Replies: 12
Views: 5488

Re: Air France and its A340s

fightforlove wrote:
Air France have held onto their A340s a long time, they must really like them for certain routes. The 9 they still have in service were delivered 1995-2000, all but one 300X models. I miss the AF A340 at ORD, glad to see they've still got them running to DTW and MSP.
DTW goes 777 this fall.

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by flymco753
Fri May 12, 2017 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 497
Views: 26098

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

I just thought of something, I posted it in another thread but I'd like to post it here too. I think EK is the only option left for ME service. Etihad said they're done adding NA for a while, Qatar never puts their money where their mouth is when they say they "will" start DTW which I thin...

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by flymco753
Fri May 12, 2017 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta and Korean sign JVA
Replies: 215
Views: 21362

Re: Delta and Korean sign JVA

Because they both operate to SEA and ATL so are you then advocating that either KE or DL drop ATL and SEA to ICN. After all DTW is their primary gateway to Asia from the better part of the USA so you would think KE would want to tap into that and being that the market is going to shrink shortly whe...

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by flymco753
Fri May 12, 2017 3:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible New Air India Routes
Replies: 105
Views: 13674

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 flymco753
Fri May 12, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interview With JetBlue Head of Network Planning
Replies: 62
Views: 7820

Re: Interview With JetBlue Head of Network Planning

DTW-JFK is a possibility along with ORD/DTW/CLE/PIT-MCO.

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by flymco753
Thu May 11, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines orders 30 additional A321s
Replies: 110
Views: 19792

Re: Delta Air Lines orders 30 additional A321s

OA940 wrote:
Well someone has ambitious expansion plans... Almost like they're opening a new hub (hue)
Maybe some strengthening at MCO, than again MCO as a focus city is a pipe dream.

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by flymco753
Thu May 11, 2017 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines orders 30 additional A321s
Replies: 110
Views: 19792

Re: Delta Air Lines orders 30 additional A321s

Interesting....but I don't think the A321 is going to be a replacement to ALL 757's. I think it'll be AA's case, they'll still keep the 757 but retire older frames and keep post 2000 frames. Well no, it will be a mixture of A321s, 739s, and whatever Delta decides in regards to the MoM aircraft that...

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by flymco753
Thu May 11, 2017 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL A321s
Replies: 22
Views: 7322

Re: DL A321s

Well the word just hit the ground about Delta ordering 30 firm so a total of 112 aircraft by 2019 according to the news statement. I assume these aircraft will remain based East of the Rockies like AA?

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by flymco753
Thu May 11, 2017 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines orders 30 additional A321s
Replies: 110
Views: 19792

Re: Delta Air Lines orders 30 additional A321s

Interesting....but I don't think the A321 is going to be a replacement to ALL 757's. I think it'll be AA's case, they'll still keep the 757 but retire older frames and keep post 2000 frames.

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by flymco753
Thu May 11, 2017 2:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interview With JetBlue Head of Network Planning
Replies: 62
Views: 7820

Re: Interview With JetBlue Head of Network Planning

Midwest to MCO is a gap right now, the east coast is pretty much covered so I think MCO-PIT, CLE, DTW and ORD could happen eventually.

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by flymco753
Thu May 11, 2017 1:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL A321s
Replies: 22
Views: 7322

Re: DL A321s

I would be surprised if they did DTW-MCO or DTW-Florida actually, in the summer the 321 is apparently too large, and in the winter the 321 is too small... It's easy enough to test that presumption. To pick a mid-July date, the DTW-MCO schedule has multiple 739s and 757s in it. So, BS that a 321 is ...

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by flymco753
Wed May 10, 2017 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL A321s
Replies: 22
Views: 7322

Re: DL A321s

How come DLs A321 are all based directly out of ATL? I've noticed that they're getting a little better with flying from other points, but for the most part it's an ATL turn as opposed to a thru flight like an A320 would do, DCA-MSP-OMA etc. Does it have anything to do with the introductory phase of...

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by flymco753
Wed May 10, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL A321s
Replies: 22
Views: 7322

Re: DL A321s

Yes, it likely has to do with the fleet still being relatively small. As the 321 fleet grows, I imagine you'll start to see them show up more in places like DTW, MSP, and/or SLC that currently see 319/320 service. I would especially not be surprised to see some 321s on DTW-FLL/MCO next winter. I wo...

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by flymco753
Wed May 10, 2017 1:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL A321s
Replies: 22
Views: 7322

DL A321s

How come DLs A321 are all based directly out of ATL? I've noticed that they're getting a little better with flying from other points, but for the most part it's an ATL turn as opposed to a thru flight like an A320 would do, DCA-MSP-OMA etc. Does it have anything to do with the introductory phase of ...

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by flymco753
Mon May 08, 2017 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2017
Replies: 436
Views: 68177

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2017

audidudi wrote:
flymco753 wrote:
How come N305DN spent so much time at DTW doing subs? I assume on Tuesday as it goes back to ATL it'll go back into the ATL rotations?

Totally irrelevant to this thread.
Okay? Your problem is what? :roll:

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by flymco753
Mon May 08, 2017 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2017
Replies: 436
Views: 68177

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2017

How come N305DN spent so much time at DTW doing subs? I assume on Tuesday as it goes back to ATL it'll go back into the ATL rotations?

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by flymco753
Mon May 08, 2017 2:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 497
Views: 26098

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

N305DN is going to ATL Tuesday morning at 6am, I assume it will be leaving DTW and rotating back through ATL.

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by flymco753
Sun May 07, 2017 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/7/2017: DL Adds JFK-PWM, NK Cuts Fall Capacity with Frequency, SK Reduces BOS
Replies: 39
Views: 7830

Re: OAG Changes 5/7/2017: DL Adds JFK-PWM, NK Cuts Fall Capacity with Frequency, SK Reduces BOS

Before someone flips about DL cutting frequency at DTW, it's because of capacity increase, BUF, CVG and ROC will no longer utilize single class cabins. DCA went from all 717 to a mix of Airbus, and TPA was just cut by 1 739, probably because some of the equipment will change to the 757 once they sta...

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by flymco753
Sat May 06, 2017 10:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 497
Views: 26098

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

*DL BOS-JAX SEP 0>0.7 OCT 0>1.0 NOV 0>1.0Got to love it a non hub like Boston get's a nonstop to JAX and the second largest hub in their system DTW is still stuck on one daily RJ to JAX speaks volumes really.[/quote I guess the BOS folks pretty much have to take this whining. After all, over on tha...

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by flymco753
Sat May 06, 2017 10:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 497
Views: 26098

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

In another post, a poster not to be named strikes again at DTW, this time saying that they're surprised nobody has recommended DTW-EZE. DTW-GRU does well, unfortunately it was cut because of the economy, but if the 76W could make it to EZE from DTW it could work with a combination of auto and leisu...

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by flymco753
Sat May 06, 2017 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 497
Views: 26098

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

In another post, a poster not to be named strikes again at DTW, this time saying that they're surprised nobody has recommended DTW-EZE. DTW-GRU does well, unfortunately it was cut because of the economy, but if the 76W could make it to EZE from DTW it could work with a combination of auto and leisu...

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by flymco753
Sat May 06, 2017 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 497
Views: 26098

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

N305DN did MBJ today, that's kind of cool to see an A321 doing these runs.

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by flymco753
Sat May 06, 2017 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta E75W's
Replies: 1
Views: 895

Delta E75W's

I have a question lingering in my head, will Delta's Skywest 175's ever go east? I don't think the east hubs have seen it yet.

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by flymco753
Sat May 06, 2017 12:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 497
Views: 26098

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

N305DN is doing LGA today, is this 321 based at DTW to familiarize airport crews?

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