alfa164 wrote:evank516 wrote:Antarius wrote:Of course it is.
He's actually right about this one. SEA didn't work and DTW is their other Asian gateway.
That doesn't make DTW "their best option" though...
Of course it is. :roll: He's actually right about this one. SEA didn't work and DTW is their other Asian gateway. DTW is, but they arent flying it. Which means premier hub or not, DL does not currently feel that either a. They can make HKG work (and they have ample data) b. Deploying equipment on t...Jump to post
Many have speculated that they would try DTW-HKG when Delta got the A350. Detroit is their best option being that it is Delta's premiere hub to Asia and give them the access to the most connections. Of course it is. :roll: He's actually right about this one. SEA didn't work and DTW is their other A...Jump to post
Only until mid-June for it to be cut again to all RJs. Yields are already high with mainline, B6 could mosey in at twice a day with E190s with the amount of vacancy the gate in DTW sees. I did a forecast on it, DL wont increase frequency and B6 has a stronger presence on the NYC side. It comes back...Jump to post
DTW sees no mainline to JFK as of now, its enabling DL to raise yields on RJ aircraft, and a QSI highly favors a B6 add. DL2124 (717) departed JFK at 19:36 and is estimated to arrive DTW at 21:30. Mainline was recently reinstated and I believe they will change the 717 to an A220 in the fall. Only u...Jump to post
CRP comes to mind as about the only 1 destination station that I can think of. MSP started that way. Was 8x MDW I believe. MSP has grown into a decent sized station now. Yes it has, but I remember it being the talk of the town when it started since it was the only new WN station in many years that ...Jump to post
I know they had a 757 (Int'l version) for a while to/from JFK to support the RDU-CDG flight before it upgauged. Not sure they've had it since then. Maybe an occasional 717. LGA at one point had an A320 round also, but they know business travelers prefer frequencies, so they've gone back to smaller ...Jump to post
I flew WN a couple of times, IAH to DAL, a couple of times in 2003. I wonder if WN will ever come back to IAH with a small batch of flights to DAL, MDW, LAS, MCO...etc? If WN did re-enter IAH, WN would probably serve a few destinations outside of Texas such as BWI, MDW, DEN, MSY, and PHX nonstop fr...Jump to post
DL has yet to really add much mainline at RDU beyond the hub spokes and MCO. That would be another way to grow. They had mainline to JFK for a while. Wonder why that went away? I know they had a 757 (Int'l version) for a while to/from JFK to support the RDU-CDG flight before it upgauged. Not sure t...Jump to post
I have a feeling LGA-DAB may end up running daily and year round after the season ends. It is doing well thus far...hopefully your are right B6 cultivated a market...hopefully someone will pick it up with the right sized jet Indeed they did. They proved that there is enough to fill a plane, maybe n...Jump to post
I have a feeling LGA-DAB may end up running daily and year round after the season ends.Jump to post
MSP, DTW, and SLC are absolutely full blown hubs. In fact, 90% of my recent travels on DL have taken me through MSP or DTW in the last year as I've experienced a huge uptick in travel from the Northeast to the Midwest. Flying from NYC to MCI, MSN, and MKE via ATL is way out of the way and an ineffic...Jump to post
Honestly surprised that DL hasn't deployed them to EYW yet. Could it make the return trip to ATL with a full load compared to the weight restricted 73G's? Unlikely to happen, as ATL is likely to be one of the last hubs to see the A220. I'd expect ATL-EYW to end up on a 175 sooner or later, rather t...Jump to post
777Mech wrote:[*]evank516 wrote:Delta uses F9's and NK's gates at LGA. The counters and gate houses are all designed for Delta flights. The exception is WestJet's gate which has their own branding.
More like NK and F9 use Delta's gates. DL subleases it to them.
This is why I'm doing all of my flying out of LGA this summer. I prefer JFK, but I've seen the impact a runway closure has on bad weather days. Let's face it, NYC weather really sucks for most of the year We caught a break this winter with barely any snow, and certainly no nor'easters like we normal...Jump to post
doesn't BUR have stair boarding, no jetways? Yes. Interesting choice, but not entirely surprising. I certainly thought they'd add ONT before BUR, but NK has been getting into more smaller/secondary markets in the past few years. I wonder if we'll see markets like MKE, ISP, PVD, etc added in the nea...Jump to post
I think it is the first time in the history of aviation that an airplane is being grounded by social media. Considering social media is still relatively new, especially the influence social media has on society, of course it is the first time. It didn't exist when the DC-10 was having its problems,...Jump to post
DTW is another. Serves Detroit, but it's in Romulus.Jump to post
That was the original intention. Needed some opinions.Jump to post
Great time for the captain to go drop a deuce in the lav.Jump to post
Just booked this week: 3/8/19: DL1755 LGA-ORD 717 3/10/19: DL1531 ORD-LGA 717 ORD trips never go smoothly. I keep hoping for at least one. Booked: 4/12/19: DL869 LGA-DTW A321 DL5330 DTW-CWA CRJ 4/15/19: DL5330 CWA-DTW CRJ DL2945 DTW-LGA A321 SGF cancelled in favor of MCI a few weeks later. 3/22/19:...Jump to post
I flew LGA-ORD-LGA this weekend on DL. First ever experience with ORD that didn't have some sort of issue with my flights. Usually I've had crazy delays, cancellations, etc. The only real issue I encountered was my flight from LGA-ORD on Friday morning. I was in F, and the flight was meal eligible s...Jump to post
I would think WN will have to re-think their business model if they want 500 extra planes in their fleet. Maybe consider more mid-sized markets around the country like TLH, SRQ, DAB, SAV, FAT, PSP, MSN, etc. Also maybe see what they could do about returning to EYW. If they're going to have the plane...Jump to post
Hadn't noticed this before (CDA email): https://i.postimg.cc/dtKMQv6B/Screen-Shot-2019-03-06-at-8-13-43-AM.png https://i.postimg.cc/9FxB8YD7/Screen-Shot-2019-03-06-at-8-35-25-AM.png This is interesting that ticketing/check in will be in Terminal 2, but flights will still arrive and depart from gate...Jump to post
It is new as of November. https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-biz-ohare-multi-modal-facility-20181107-story.html Keep in mind that the ATS train is closed for the year so there are shuttle buses to the new facility... Thanks, that part I saw, I just didn't realize they were moving...Jump to post
Continental switched from SkyTeam to Star Alliance before the merger, so they would have been in Star. It was a precursor to the merger though IIRC. I don't think they would have made the switch if they hadn't been in talks with UA. CO had a tie to NW (which was in SkyTeam), which I believe transfe...Jump to post
I'm supposed to fly to ORD on Friday morning and I noticed that the locations of the rental cars moved from their respective locations on Bessie Coleman Drive to the Multi-Modal facility on Zemke Blvd. This has to be new because I didn't go to this location to rent a car in August. Does anyone know ...Jump to post
I saw N102DU in DTW yesterday, it was operating DL 2665 DTW-DFW yesterday afternoon. It departed the gate A3 on-time at 12:10pm and it was being de-iced on the 4R pad next to my flight yesterday. I was looking up flights to MCI in May and it looks like the A220 will take a few LGA-DTW rotations as ...Jump to post
Yes and would love to see WS and VS join the SkyTeam officially. I can't imagine this is too far off. Time to see DTW-MAN opened up on either DL or VS They did, via AMS :banghead: Why would I fly an hour backwards to get from MAN to DTW plus make a double connect if I want to get to MSN, GRR, IND, ...Jump to post
RL757PVD wrote:32andBelow wrote:They were crying for jets. Penair never crashed.
Its not like its a short/small runway though... 7,439 x 150
Thanks as always for this. For MSS, didn’t Skywest just recently win the EAS bid? What’s going to happen there I wonder? Perhaps switch to DL branded Skywest ops to BOS or DTW? The runway is too short. https://www.regulations.gov/contentStreamer?documentId=DOT-OST-2012-0163-0051&attachmentNumbe...Jump to post
516... fellow Nassau County resident i suppose... a friend of mine at JetBlue said that the load factor was the biggest problem, it averaged out to be around the high 70s to low 80s and wasn't sustainable and the DAB airport authority was not the brightest group of schmucks that wrote up the contra...Jump to post
Lets look at today....5% of B6 operations are already delayed and its not even 7 AM!! I'd like to know what their plan is going to be when their 1x daily flight to LON leaves with nearly half the paying customers missing due to late arriving connections? Will they put them on a DL or an AA flight? ...Jump to post
Man the pessimism in this statement.... They just beefed up their ops in one city and cut two routes that didn't make any money, I can tell you from taking the JFK-DAB run many times, JetBlue wasn't breaking even on that route and possibly a few others in their system I took the JFK-DAB run many ti...Jump to post
June 8th Thank you. So is this a change in the original deployment plan? I recall that the A220 was coming to DTW, SLC and MSP next on the Texas routes. How is the aircraft flowing to SEA? A220 routes as of June: SEA-SJC x2 SLC-SJC x3 SLC-IAH x3 SLC-DFW x5 MSP-IAH x1 MSP-DFW x2 MSP-EWR x1 DTW-DFW x...Jump to post
Sounds like B6 is continuing to wind down their operations, first with the discontinuation of DAB-JFK and now BDL-DCA. Merger announcement must be imminent. It was a good ride but all things must end I guess. Man the pessimism in this statement.... They just beefed up their ops in one city and cut ...Jump to post
So with AA considering it, Delta allegedly planning it, and UA already on it, this means all of the US3 may soon have a presence in India.Jump to post
This is actually a good expansion by B6, but they really need to find a way to connect NYC and DC. Pulling out of IAD leaves a large hole in their route network by being the only major player in the Northeast not having any flights between New York and DC. Might not be big enough market to support ...Jump to post
This is actually a good expansion by B6, but they really need to find a way to connect NYC and DC. Pulling out of IAD leaves a large hole in their route network by being the only major player in the Northeast not having any flights between New York and DC.Jump to post
I see them running casino charters sometimes when I fly into DAB. I wonder if they would be willing to test GPT-DAB on Fridays and Sundays/Mondays? My grandparents lived in Port Orange and they used to do these trips on occasion back in the 90s. I think they had to go to SFB though.Jump to post
The CR7 is actually a high performance aircraft. Flies into ASE, very good thrust to weight ratio. I don't really know what 8,006 feet of runway (looks like there's 1,000 feet less available for runway 15 ops though) at high altitudes would translate to at sea level, but the runway still has a good...Jump to post
They're probably just announcing some sort of airfare sale. I wouldn't get too worked up about it. As someone mentioned earlier, jetBlue isn't really in a position to expand right now, and I doubt you'll see any new routes and/or destinations for a while.Jump to post