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NW's Biggest International Market-NRT Or AMS?  
User currently offlineJuventus From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 2835 posts, RR: 2
Posted (9 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 2251 times:

Just wondering which is Northwest's biggest international market. NRT and AMS inmediately come to mind. Also, is NW or CO the biggest US airline in Asia?

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User currently offlineKaiGywer From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 12251 posts, RR: 35
Reply 1, posted (9 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 2237 times:
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As for your first question, NW is definately bigger in NRT than AMS, due to their extensive Asian operation, but if you include KL in AMS, I would say that operation is bigger.

As for your second question, I would think NW, as a lot of CO flying in Asia is done by CO Micronesia.



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User currently offlineJuventus From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 2835 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (9 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 2210 times:

I was under the impression that CO Micronesia was the samething as CO.

User currently offlineTWFirst From Vatican City, joined Apr 2000, 6346 posts, RR: 51
Reply 3, posted (9 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 2167 times:

Juventus is correct... CO Micronesia IS Continental... it is not a separate entity.

And yes, NW is bigger in Asia.



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User currently offlineJetjack74 From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 7410 posts, RR: 50
Reply 4, posted (9 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 2108 times:
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The feed is larger in AMS because of the traffic generated from Africa, and SW Asia and Europe. Our stand alone operation in NRT/Japan is obviously bigger because of the onward traffic is most on NW-operated aircraft.


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User currently offlineJetjack74 From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 7410 posts, RR: 50
Reply 5, posted (9 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 2094 times:
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As for your second question, I would think NW, as a lot of CO flying in Asia is done by CO Micronesia.

CO with Air Mike, serves destination in Asia/Pacfic Region



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User currently offlineKaiGywer From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 12251 posts, RR: 35
Reply 6, posted (9 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 2019 times:
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Just as an example, here is one flight:

FLT.NO LEG DAY DEP TR ARRIVAL TR MEAL EQP SVC
#CO 902 GUM CNS Th 800P 1235A#1 I DDD 738
MILES GROUND ELAPSED ACCUM
2100 4.35 4.35
*OPERATED BY CONTINENTAL MICRONESIA
*S SKYTEAM-CARING MORE ABOUT YOU

Listed as a codeshare operated by Co Mike.



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User currently offlineBobnwa From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 6471 posts, RR: 9
Reply 7, posted (9 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 1993 times:

Northwest is significantly larger larger in Asia than CO. Roughly six times larger.

User currently offlineTWFirst From Vatican City, joined Apr 2000, 6346 posts, RR: 51
Reply 8, posted (9 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 1972 times:

KAI: The airline code is the same as Continental (CO). The term "Micronesia" is evidently just a holdover from the time when it was a separate division after the acquisition. But the Guam hub's results are not separated from the rest of the company, financially or operationally. I believe the aircraft based in Guam no longer carry the Micronesia title either.


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User currently offlineKaiGywer From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 12251 posts, RR: 35
Reply 9, posted (9 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 1960 times:
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TWFirst, judging from the only recent pic in the database, you are correct about the paint. I just can't see why it would have a codeshare flight number if they are the same company....?


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User currently offlineJuventus From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 2835 posts, RR: 2
Reply 10, posted (9 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 1680 times:

I think NW carries more passengers from NRT than AMS, plus a lot more cargo . I think NRT is bigger than AMS, even with KLM's codesharing business

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