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NWA To SLC In FEB  
User currently offlineSCRAMJET From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 99 posts, RR: 0
Posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 3040 times:

On Feb 12 NW will start service to SLC with a 12:00 noon departure arriving at 2:00pm local time. It's timed in between DL's morning and evening flights to provide three choices throughout the day once the new 650 city pairs are added later this year.

This CO/DL/NW deal is going to be H-U-G-E!

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User currently offlineMAH4546 From Sweden, joined Jan 2001, 32736 posts, RR: 72
Reply 1, posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 2988 times:

Northwest Airlines flies to SLC already with 4x daily MSP-SLC service, two flights operated by Northwest Airlink.


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User currently offlineSunValley From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 2940 times:

SCRAMJET, you must be referring to the new Detroit Service- DTW-SLC on NW.

User currently offlineAZO From United States of America, joined Jun 2002, 767 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 2908 times:

It's timed in between DL's morning and evening flights

I thought DL cut the DTW-SLC service a couple years ago? AFAIK, it does not exist anymore.



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User currently offlineMAH4546 From Sweden, joined Jan 2001, 32736 posts, RR: 72
Reply 4, posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 2832 times:

I thought DL cut the DTW-SLC service a couple years ago? AFAIK, it does not exist anymore.

They did, but they are now restarting it. DL/NW/CO cannot codeshare on routes that they compete on. Hence, CO is announced CLE-SLC (and EWR-SLC, but that was announced before the codeshare deal), DL has announced DFW-DTW/MSP and SLC-DTW, and NW has announced DTW-SLC.



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User currently offlineAloha717200 From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 4480 posts, RR: 15
Reply 5, posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 2807 times:

This is excellent. Big grin

Go Skyteam. I LOVE that soon SLC will be getting new frequencies of service. It's about time!


User currently offlineSushka From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 4784 posts, RR: 14
Reply 6, posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 2788 times:

Northwest Airlink flys to SLC?
What planes are they?



Pershoyu Spravoyu Litaki!
User currently offlineMAH4546 From Sweden, joined Jan 2001, 32736 posts, RR: 72
Reply 7, posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 2773 times:

Northwest Airlink flys to SLC?
What planes are they?


Yes, with ARJs.



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User currently offlineAloha717200 From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 4480 posts, RR: 15
Reply 8, posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 2743 times:

I've never seen ARJs at SLC before.

User currently offlineSushka From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 4784 posts, RR: 14
Reply 9, posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 2740 times:

MAH4546, thanks for that info. How long have they been flying ARJs to SLC? I have never heard of this or seen them here.

thanks



Pershoyu Spravoyu Litaki!
User currently offlineAzjubilee From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 3908 posts, RR: 27
Reply 10, posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 2692 times:

We started SLC service twice daily from MSP on 10.26.03 using the Avro RJ85. We fly the 2nd and 4th flights into SLC arriving at 1634 and 2302. We also then, fly the 1st and 4th flights back to MSP departing at 600 and 1730. All flights are meal flights in first except the last MSP-SLC flight as it departs MSP at 2105.
The flights are pushing the range of the Avro so if the wind is bad and or if there is a need for an alternate an unscheduled fuel stop in RAP has been known to happen.


AZJ

[Edited 2003-11-12 22:36:48]

User currently offlineIndustrialPate From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 2668 times:

NW previously operated as many as four daily DTW-SLC flights with A320. DL operated two daily DTW-SLC with B733.

User currently offlineAloha717200 From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 4480 posts, RR: 15
Reply 12, posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 2618 times:

the SLC site doesn't even list service from Northwest Airlink.

Strange...


User currently offlineAzjubilee From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 3908 posts, RR: 27
Reply 13, posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 2574 times:

It doesn't need to list anything separate - the only thing that is different is that the plane is smaller. The crews are different as well and probably provide a better service than mainline does... THis is the same situation for every single city that mainline and the airlinks fly to. We go to 1 flight a day in the Jan schedule change. From the customers perspective nothing has changed, but equipment.


AZJ


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