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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Mon May 21, 2018 2:00 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Scheduling Quirks: DL versus the rest
Replies: 17
Views: 2652

Re: Scheduling Quirks: DL versus the rest

DL definitely takes full advantage of sending larger aircraft to outstations for RONs, and then return them back usually departing to the hub around 6am. I think this is a great use of airplane. Speaking again for DL, they do run a slimmer schedule Saturdays, very noticeably, but this may come from...

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Mon May 21, 2018 1:57 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Scheduling Quirks: DL versus the rest
Replies: 17
Views: 2652

Re: Scheduling Quirks: DL versus the rest

What you tend to see a lot with at DL for DTW, MSP, ATL hubs is that they will send larger aircraft to RON and add more capacity at the flights when people what to arrive to outstations (evening) and depart (morning). These aircraft will often go onward on more "trunk" routes or "beyo...

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Wed May 16, 2018 2:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 758
Views: 47403

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

Just a thought but if Delta wanted to get better loads on it's flights and expand it's DTW-LHR capacity would they have not been better off putting the A350 on DTW-LHR rather than DTW-AMS You're assuming Delta wants to expand capacity on DTW-LHR. Delta, on the other hand, thinks DTW-AMS (connecting...

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Wed May 16, 2018 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to add new routes after agreement with ME3
Replies: 185
Views: 20989

Re: DL to add new routes after agreement with ME3

DL DTW-India is 100% not happening. Like others have said, the fares on most US-India markets are very low. Here'e s tell-tale example: Fares are cheaper to India that most of Europe. DL DTW-AMS roundtrip 6/4-6/11, roundtrip in Y $1,547 DL DTW-AMS-BOM, BOM-CDG-DTW; roundtrip in Y $2,200 I actually ...

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Tue May 15, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to add new routes after agreement with ME3
Replies: 185
Views: 20989

Re: DL to add new routes after agreement with ME3

DL DTW-India is 100% not happening. Like others have said, the fares on most US-India markets are very low.

Here'e s tell-tale example: Fares are cheaper to India that most of Europe.

DL DTW-AMS roundtrip 6/4-6/11, roundtrip in Y $1,547
DL DTW-AMS-BOM, BOM-CDG-DTW; roundtrip in Y $2,200

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Tue May 15, 2018 1:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;
Replies: 96
Views: 13185

Re: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;

The only way DL / Skyteam can effectively capture TATL from PHL is with flights to AMS, CDG, LHR; whether there own metal or JV partners. They have basically tried almost everything but AMS in recent times. Can’t be everything to everyone especially in competitor hubs. Not all that indifferent that ...

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Tue May 15, 2018 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Effect of Kilauea eruption on Hawaii Aviation
Replies: 16
Views: 2569

Re: Effect of Kilauea eruption on Hawaii Aviation

I was too young to remember but I thought some of the eruptions back in the mid-80s impacted ITO and KOA at times with vog.

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Sun May 13, 2018 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;
Replies: 96
Views: 13185

Re: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;

Pit-jfk was flow by DL to position the 757 for PIT-CDG.

I don’t believe JFK-PHL was a 757 as they were rotated via ATL flights or via CDG

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Sun May 13, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;
Replies: 96
Views: 13185

Re: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;

The DTW-FRA DL upgauge to A350 coincides with the media and industry week for the North American International Auto Show in Detroit

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Sun May 13, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;
Replies: 96
Views: 13185

Re: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;

Is the reduction in the BOS-SFO and BOS-LAX flying on DL's part an admission to not being able to compete with the competition on that route, or is it a seasonal adjustment? I did a dummy booking for February and March and didn't find an uptick in frequency. DL ALWAYS retrenches on the BOS transcon...

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Sun May 13, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;
Replies: 96
Views: 13185

Re: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;

I’m not surprised NK dropped DTW-PDX. This route is like the two kids in high school that date on and off and everyone knows about it because they spread the rumors like “did you hear PDX and DTW broke up again?” Drama route for all airlines! This resource needs to be allocated to an existing DTW r...

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Sun May 13, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;
Replies: 96
Views: 13185

Re: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;

DL is dropping 1x CRJ on JFK-PHL and replacing it with 4x CR9 on BOS-PHL.

For Skyteam TATL, they could route connections over BOS.
DTW is an option too but it essentially has the same options as connections over BOS or nonstops on AA out of PHL.

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Sun May 13, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;
Replies: 96
Views: 13185

Re: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;

DL DTW-ROC NOV 4>0.4 DEC 4>1.1 This is definetely a misfile. DTW-ROC is always 3-4 per day and has been for decades. In October its 4x daily: E70, CR9, CR9, 717. In January its loaded back again as 4x daily. Wasn't this already announced a long time ago? *NK DTW-PDX JUN 1.0>0 JUL 1.0>0 AUG 1.0>0 Thi...

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Sun May 13, 2018 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA East Coast network changes
Replies: 90
Views: 13890

Re: UA East Coast network changes

For historical perspective what was the CO operation like at EWR before they RJ’d the heck out of it starting in the late 90s early 2000s

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Thu May 10, 2018 2:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 1854 DTW-DEN; Smoke in Cabin; Evac on Taxiway
Replies: 67
Views: 7146

Re: DL 1854 DTW-DEN; Smoke in Cabin; Evac on Taxiway

So was there even an emergency landing, since it doesn’t appear they were met by ARFF?

Did the smoke appear on taxi in after landing?

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Thu May 10, 2018 1:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 1854 DTW-DEN; Smoke in Cabin; Evac on Taxiway
Replies: 67
Views: 7146

Re: DL 1854 DTW-DEN; Smoke in Cabin; Evac on Taxiway

This is the most nonchalant slide evacuation I've ever seen. I've seen people deplane faster when they have a tight connection. I'm curious as to the decision criteria to order a slide evacuation once on the ground in this situation versus other incidents where there are emergency landings due to sm...

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Thu May 10, 2018 12:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 758
Views: 47403

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

I personally actually think ATL is an impressive hub and have no personal disdain for what DL has made it to be. However it can be a bit hectic, Concourse A An B can be a madhouse, and subject to spectacular meltdowns. 90% of the time it runs like a well oiled machine. a.net fanboy theorims: CVG fan...

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Wed May 09, 2018 11:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 758
Views: 47403

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

Sooo...just playing devils advocate here, if people shouldn’t connect in places like ATL then why should they accept connecting in KEF for TATL flights???

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Tue May 08, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 758
Views: 47403

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

DL isn't getting rid of weekend-only seasonal DTW-SRQ. No way. Its loaded for next winter on Saturdays, varying between a 717 or A320 depending on the week. Its a popular leisure, second-home/vacaion property area, and snowbird retreat for people in the Midwest that love the gulf side of Florida. It...

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Tue May 08, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 758
Views: 47403

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

Some Data...... Longer haul flights such as the west coast and Florida do well, shorter haul markets not so much (but IMT/ESC being EAS markets, are to be expected to be worse). (Note: These are outbound statistics for domestic segments only) LAX, DEN, SRQ, SJU, and LAS look like they could take mo...

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Tue May 08, 2018 3:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 758
Views: 47403

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

Meanwhile.... Regarding the 777 mod, it appears that DL loaded the first modified 777 into the schedule starting in July, to be used on DTW-PEK on alternating days with an A350. The internal code for the seat map that shows is D7L and it shows the following layout: 28 Suites (1-2-1), 48 Premium Sele...

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Tue May 08, 2018 3:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018
Replies: 279
Views: 40612

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018

Regarding the 777 mod, it appears that DL loaded the first modified 777 into the schedule starting in July, to be used on DTW-PEK on alternating days with an A350. The internal code for the seat map that shows is D7L and it shows the following layout: 28 Suites (1-2-1), 48 Premium Select (2-4-2), 22...

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Tue May 08, 2018 3:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018
Replies: 279
Views: 40612

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018

What is the delivery schedule for A321's going forward? How many more A321's will be delivered and enter service in 2018? I was at LGA on Sunday afternoon and was surprised at the number of DL flights to florida that were operating A321 which just a few years ago were mostly MD-88/90 or 717-200... ...

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Sun May 06, 2018 10:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/6/2018:DL Drops CVG-XNA; 3M Drops MCO-FPO
Replies: 74
Views: 10108

Re: OAG Changes 5/6/2018:DL Drops CVG-XNA; 3M Drops MCO-FPO

How many of you actually travel for business? This notion of same day trips of the much lauded “business traveler” is so overplayed and overhyped on a.net especially in markets where is doesn’t really exist. I travel fairly extensively for work, and know or observe the executives that travel and the...

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Sun May 06, 2018 3:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest is not a Dangerous Airline (article)
Replies: 39
Views: 4509

Re: Southwest is not a Dangerous Airline (article)

Air travel on any US domestic airline is extremely safe. Any data around incidents involved basically what amounts to statiscal outliers that fall outside the realm of random chance. Like they always say, the drive to and from the airport is more dangerous. I am more scared with all of the distracte...

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Sun May 06, 2018 2:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YYZ Diversions 5/4/2018
Replies: 12
Views: 2149

Re: YYZ Diversions 5/4/2018

In DTW I know that AA (contractor, was Envoy but not sure who is replacing them, will handle BA flights which are typically ORD diversions.

I though the AC flights at DTW were handled by the UA (contractor)??

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Sun May 06, 2018 2:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 758
Views: 47403

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

Can I ask a stupid question as to why 90% of the posts is this thread are rampant speculation, wish-lists, or pipe dreams about the future versus what is currently happening in the here and now? It seriously makes we question how much many of you actually use, visit, work, or fly through DTW versus ...

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Sat May 05, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YYZ Diversions 5/4/2018
Replies: 12
Views: 2149

Re: YYZ Diversions 5/4/2018

At Dtw the Ba flight was parked on one of the international gates on the north terminal. The AC aircraft were sitting in random spots around the field on various deicing pads.

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Sat May 05, 2018 1:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 758
Views: 47403

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

side note: what in the world is this site? if this is run by any government entity its shameful, as that is clearly a Wardair 747 http://www.detroitmetro.com/departures/ That’s not an official website for DTW. My guess is it is someone who bought or obtained that domain and is using it for traffic ...

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Sat May 05, 2018 12:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 758
Views: 47403

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

Good gosh.... I’ve been gone for the past week and when you think this thread can’t get any worse, it does. Just ignore the troll that has made DTW the biggest joke of a.net and all will be fine. Anyways, a few random tidbits from today to change the subject. 1. Landed on 27L today, for the first ti...

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Sat Apr 28, 2018 1:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 758
Views: 47403

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

DTW-MCO is non-core network flying for B6 and would be going up against 2 very strong, entrenched carriers that both have very strong brand awareness and loyalty in the market. In the eyes of B6 there is nothing special about DTW-MCO that is no different than a myriad of dozens if not hundreds of ot...

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Tue Apr 24, 2018 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 758
Views: 47403

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

I'm borrowing some data/stats that we discussed last year for discussion's sake: From FSDan: http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1363451#p19552123 Year-over-year changes in flying at DTW: Summer 2012: DTW ER4: 16 CRJ: 262 CR7: 45 CR9: 44 E70: 1 E75: 17 D95: 8 319: 24 320: 31 M88: 23 M90: ...

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Tue Apr 24, 2018 3:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is ATL About To Fall Relative To Other Megahubs?
Replies: 144
Views: 15211

Re: Is ATL About To Fall Relative To Other Megahubs?

Yes, Parker has expressed concern about the operational inefficiencies from the aspect of passenger circulation, baggage transfers, and staffing/operations/utilization of the DFW terminals in the sense they are less-efficient / less-optimal than other types of concourse/terminal layouts. Much of thi...

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Mon Apr 23, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 758
Views: 47403

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

Its hard to look at the equipment changes in complete isolation, I know that FSDan typically does a pretty in-depth analysis for each of the legacies by hub by aircraft type that usually sheds some interesting analysis. DL swings so much capacity seasonally, up to about a 20% increase in ASMs from w...

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Mon Apr 23, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of DET (Detroit City Airport)
Replies: 77
Views: 5205

Re: Future of DET (Detroit City Airport)

It is so difficult and expensive to build a new airport in major cities that I can't remember when a new airport for a large city was built. Its an asset to have another airport and DET should remain open and perhaps rehabbing it as cheaply as possible to make it attractive to several airlines with...

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Mon Apr 23, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why don't low-cost airlines fly to ski airports in the US?
Replies: 38
Views: 4232

Re: Why don't low-cost airlines fly to ski airports in the US?

1) In the US, destination ski traffic to resorts in the mountain west comes from the following markets 1) NYC 2) South Florida 3) Large Northeast markets BOS/PHL/WAS 4) Midwest (ORD, MSP, DTW) 5) Large markets in the Southeast (ATL, CLT, RDU) 5) International (UK and to a lesser extent some from Mex...

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Mon Apr 23, 2018 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman fined $500 by US CBP for saving Delta snack
Replies: 166
Views: 18075

Re: Woman fined $500 by US CBP for saving Delta snack

I know the rules for air travel but I often forget when driving over to Canada, particularly on day-trips for work. I regularly pack my lunch, take some food to eat for the day. I've packed fruit and not eaten all of my lunch. I once didn't declare a banana that I bought at a grocery store in the US...

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Sat Apr 21, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is ATL About To Fall Relative To Other Megahubs?
Replies: 144
Views: 15211

Re: Is ATL About To Fall Relative To Other Megahubs?

ATL's growth in the recent past, and short-to-medium term is coming from increased seats per departure. DL can't increase flights/frequency at peak times in most markets, but will try to upgauge to ~180 seat aircraft as much as possible. Thus that means more 739/A321/757 flights and fewer RJ, 319/71...

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Fri Apr 20, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CRJ Loses Wheel After Takeoff Behind SWA1380
Replies: 49
Views: 9775

Re: CRJ Loses Wheel After Takeoff Behind SWA1380

I remember hearing about I think a NW DC-9 about 20 years ago losing a tire on takeoff from MDW and it going through the perimeter fence and hitting a car.

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Fri Apr 20, 2018 11:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 758
Views: 47403

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

I noticed AF378 was cancelled Wednesday night. Is it a 787 fleet issue or one of their myriad of labor/industrial actions.

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Thu Apr 19, 2018 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of DET (Detroit City Airport)
Replies: 77
Views: 5205

Re: Future of DET (Detroit City Airport)

CTRL+C, CTRL+V from my post in the DTW Air Service 2017 #1,278,894 thread 8 months ago: --- There is no justification for the city/state/federal government to spend public money to make DET viable for commerical airline operations at this point. It is such an uphill battle it has all the hallmarks o...

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Mon Apr 16, 2018 2:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country (SY) strands hundreds of passengers in Mexico and tells them to find their own way home
Replies: 214
Views: 21130

Re: Sun Country (SY) strands hundreds of passengers in Mexico and tells them to find their own way home

They either should have put the people on other airlines and paid the bill like a normal airline, or run a flight in the middle of the night like Delta often does and pick them up at 4am thereby not significantly disrupting the day time schedule. This is the type of behavior that invites new laws o...

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Sun Apr 15, 2018 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country (SY) strands hundreds of passengers in Mexico and tells them to find their own way home
Replies: 214
Views: 21130

Re: Sun Country (SY) strands hundreds of passengers in Mexico and tells them to find their own way home

DL should go and fly a flight down there on Monday as a PR move and offer similar-priced fares just to slap SY in the face.

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Sun Apr 15, 2018 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country (SY) strands hundreds of passengers in Mexico and tells them to find their own way home
Replies: 214
Views: 21130

Re: Sun Country (SY) strands hundreds of passengers in Mexico and tells them to find their own way home

This is bush-league, amateur-hour, Mickey-Mouse customer service and IRROPS. No wonder ULCCs get a bad rap. I find it hard to believe, with the massive disruption in MSP and boatloads of domestic flights cancelled that SY couldn't find a way to operate a rescue/recovery flight to get their customers...

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Sat Apr 07, 2018 11:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Odd DL route - CLE-BDL
Replies: 23
Views: 3917

Re: Odd DL route - CLE-BDL

The route is timed to cater to BDL-originating traffic with a morning BDL-CLE and an evening CLE-BDL flight. The route is flown for several large corporate customers in the BDL region. Namely as said, Aetna & United Technologies. The route is able to also be flown using extra aircraft time that ...

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Fri Apr 06, 2018 11:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines orders 47 additional 787's (22 788's and 25 789's), cancels A350 order
Replies: 565
Views: 73968

Re: American Airlines orders 47 additional 787's (22 788's and 25 789's), cancels A350 order

How does this all factor in with the recent announcement of AA retiring their pre-9/11 738s?

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Fri Apr 06, 2018 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines orders 47 additional 787's (22 788's and 25 789's), cancels A350 order
Replies: 565
Views: 73968

Re: American Airlines orders 47 additional 787's (22 788's and 25 789's), cancels A350 order

I'm more impressed with how this story all broke with the website update, the deletion, then the hurried announcement on a Friday afternoon.

I'd love to know the backstory on this one.....

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Wed Apr 04, 2018 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 758
Views: 47403

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

February statistics are out, total passengers -1.3% ytd. This should change since this month Frontier begins Islip and Austin, Spirit starts San Diego and Portland, Aeromexico starts Leon, and WOW starts Reykjavik. This summer vacation express is adding Freeport and Cozumel too. O&D is strong, ...

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Wed Apr 04, 2018 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 758
Views: 47403

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

Detroit is becoming a small tourist destination. Just for Electronic Music for example, there are quite a few connections between the birthplace of Techno and Berlin, or Germany as a whole really. Downtown Detroit, with Dan Gilberts constant new buildings has a large walkable core 24/7 now, and wha...

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by PSU.DTW.SCE
Wed Apr 04, 2018 3:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 758
Views: 47403

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

Delta didn't add service at DTW to make it resemble other airports, no. That is a very, very, very different thing than its "commitment" to the DTW hub. For me, DL will make good on its commitment when it renovates those dreary, worn-out SkyClubs at DTW. If the "flagship" 359 ex...

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