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Interesting Article About AirTran Vs. Delta In ATL  
User currently offline767Lover From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (12 years 1 week 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 6498 times:

The cover story of this week's Atlanta Business Chronicle is "AirTran Chips Away at Delta; Discount airline now has 13 percent of ATL market"


Key points:

* Contrary to what people might think, AirTran's largest route from ATL (in terms of pax) is NOT to a Florida (as in leisure) market but rather to New York-LaGuardia, followed by Chicago-Midway and then Orlando. (According to BTS data.)

* ATL-LGA is also Delta's busiest route, followed by Boston and LA.

* AirTran has one of the industry's lowest cost per available seat mile (CASM) -- 8.26 cents. Delta's CASM is 10.38 and only USAirways is higher, according to the article.

(Note, I did a search and did not see this thread topic posted.)

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User currently offlineSESGDL From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 3541 posts, RR: 9
Reply 1, posted (12 years 1 week 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 6435 times:

Article didn't really state anything that wasn't obvious. One thing that they failed to mention was that in recent years DL and FL's market shares have both remained the same, with both carriers increasing their number of passengers carried from ATL.


User currently offlineConcordeBoy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (12 years 1 week 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 6376 times:

and only USAirways is higher

um, YX.........?

User currently offlineWidgetBoi From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 1432 posts, RR: 18
Reply 3, posted (12 years 1 week 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 6376 times:

The article only mentions USAirways.


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