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DL Now Has ATL Service At 8:34, 9:02, Ect...  
User currently offlineFlairport From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (10 years 11 months 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 2310 times:

I have lately been seeing more DL servie at odd times like 8:34. Why are they doing this, It doesn't appear to make any difference, the runways are just as busy. In fact, its confusing for the passenger.

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User currently offlineWNfan From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 203 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (10 years 11 months 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 2285 times:

I don't get it either. Like the planes actually leave on the minute anyhow. They should be rounded to the nearest five minutes for simplicity.

User currently offlineSrbmod From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (10 years 11 months 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 2281 times:

I just noticed this just this morning, as I saw flights leaving @ 8:28, 8:58, etc. But later one this morning, the flight times were the expected 5s and 10s (10:15, 11:30, etc). I thought it odd myself.

User currently offlineFlymia From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 7083 posts, RR: 9
Reply 3, posted (10 years 11 months 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 2181 times:

It is just for timing for ATC it is very wierd but it is so post to make the tower job easier. I dont know something like that


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User currently offlineAlitaliaORD From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 242 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (10 years 11 months 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 2167 times:

Isnt it all about Runway slots?


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User currently offlineScottb From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 6691 posts, RR: 32
Reply 5, posted (10 years 11 months 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 2015 times:

Without knowing the specific routes, it'd be difficult to say, but the odd departure times could also potentially give DL favorable treatment in CRS's; if the competition's flight departs at 8:35, Delta's flight would be listed first as departing at 8:34. Purely speculation, though.

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