Jetpixx From United States of America, joined Jul 2004, 867 posts, RR: 2 Posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 3955 times:
What is currently the shortest DL mainline flight. From what I can figure, it is LEX-CVG using an MD88. I know DAY-CVG is all RJs now and the same applies to ATL-CSG. It is not all that important, just curious...I am a new member and happy to be online - jetpixx
Jetpixx From United States of America, joined Jul 2004, 867 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 3904 times:
Thanks for the reply. I know DL used to fly between ATL-MIA and then onto FLL for a time on the last flight of the evening on a 763. That was interesting. We once landed on 9R and then dropped the people off and stormed out in less than 10 minutes right back in the direction we came from. I found it out to land one way and then takeoff in the opposite direction, but I guess that's the way of it in the middle of the night.
BestWestern From Hong Kong, joined Sep 2000, 7212 posts, RR: 57
Reply 5, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 3733 times:
is it SNN DUB?
The message you were about to post is too short and probably not of any higher value to the topic at hand. You should think long and hard before posting a message in this forum and make it detailed and a valuable addition to the topic discussed
Ken4556 From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 169 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 3718 times:
I think it was in the summer of '89, I flew from San Diego, CA to Ontario, CA on a Delta 767. I also flew on the Delta's Detroit flight in January of 1991 that stopped in FLL and then went onto MIA before returning to Detriot.
As739x From United States of America, joined Apr 2003, 6161 posts, RR: 24
Reply 7, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 3671 times:
If we talk about flights in the past, the what about OGG-HNL. I remember being in Lahina, Maui and seeing DL L1011 climbing out from OGG enroute to HNL every night. I don't know when they stopped flying that though.
"Some pilots avoid storm cells and some play connect the dots!"
EAL727 From United States of America, joined Jun 2004, 80 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 3356 times:
"Regarding the MIA-FLL segment, DL had no local rights, so they could not add passengers in MIA to terminate in FLL" - DeltaMIA
Unless you are going way back to pre-deregulation days, Delta does not need "local rights" to carry passengers on any domestic routing.
CVG-LEX is a fun ride. I did it many times several years ago when the Widget was operating the B727 on a CVG-LEX-ATL routing. The current schedule has a daily CVG-IND B737-200 which is a quick up and down too.
Flairport From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 19, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 2990 times:
ATL-BHM is up there...134 miles (ALL mainline)....ATL's shortest. ATL-SAV is 215 miles, for the record...and ATL-TLH is 223. Also up there are ATL-BNA (214) and ATL-TYS (152) and ATL-HSV (151). ATL-CAE is 192.
According to the June 1 timetable...from CVG:
DAY-63...but, suprisingly, not mainline (I was looking to prove you guys wrong!)
IND is 98 and has 1 732
SDF gas a 732...but is 83.
the winner is: LEX @ 70 miles!!!
DUB-SNN is 122 miles...but it is probably faster as it is a 763!
In reguards to FLL: I think the only reason DL did not fly passengers on the MIA-FLL part was that nobody was stupid enough to pay for a 22 mile ticket at 12am! I'm sure DL would have welcomed it and I will bet ya that at least 1 person has done it for those 500 skymiles, at one time or another!
The ATL-MIA-FLL was always very popular, all the same....However, I believe more people went to FLL than MIA.
At one time, FLL was a booming hub...flights to NAS and PBI were common! FLL-PBI might beat out MIA-FLL! (and the PBI flight was midday and I DID see people board that flight...I think it terminated at PBI, but there was connecting traffic from places like NAS at the time)
United_Fan From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 7505 posts, RR: 7
Reply 22, posted (10 years 3 months 1 week 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 2445 times:
TPA-MCO is still operated by DL.......
Airline Delta Air Lines
Flight Number 734
Departure City (Airport) Tampa, FL (TPA)
Departure Time 07/11/2004 10:02 PM
Arrival City (Airport) Orlando, FL (MCO)
Arrival Time 07/11/2004 10:23 PM
Remaining Flight Time 00:21 (scheduled)
Aircraft Type Boeing 737-800
Current Altitude 0 feet
Current Groundspeed 0 mph
Flight Status Scheduled
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