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Delta Adds Service From ATL To The West  
User currently offlineSESGDL From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 3471 posts, RR: 10
Posted (9 years 3 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 6301 times:

It looks like DL has extended their ATL-BOI service to year-round. They're also starting service from ATL-PSP.

http://news.delta.com/article_display.cfm?article_id=9805

ATL-BOI must be doing well. 207 destinations served from ATL and climbing.

Jeremy

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User currently offlineMAH4546 From Sweden, joined Jan 2001, 32691 posts, RR: 72
Reply 1, posted (9 years 3 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 6289 times:

ATL-BOI has done very well, so has ATL-RNO. Nice niche market they have filled there.

ATL-PSP isn't new though, it has been running seasonally for about three years now.



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User currently offlineDAL767400ER From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (9 years 3 weeks 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 6007 times:

No real surprises here. ATL-PSP returns every year anyway, but it is good that ATL-BOI has traffic levels high enough to warrant year-round service. Now if only that was true for all other seasonal-only service. Would make it easier to overlook the number of destinations served  Wink .

User currently offlineCidflyer From United States of America, joined Apr 2005, 2281 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (9 years 3 weeks 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 5950 times:

I really am suprised that they haven't added non stop service from ATL to more mid sized markets in the midwest, such as CID (Cedar Rapids, IA), MSN (Madison, WI), GRB (Green Bay, WI) or FSD (Sioux Falls, SD). Especially when you see markets of similar or smaller size nearby like PIA (Peoria, IL) or Appleton WI that do have non stop ATL service.......

User currently offlineSsides From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 4059 posts, RR: 21
Reply 4, posted (9 years 3 weeks 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 5820 times:

Interesting that ATL-BOI works, but routes like DFW-BOI can't seem to make a profit.


"Lose" is not spelled with two o's!!!!
User currently offlineTornado82 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (9 years 3 weeks 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 5803 times:

Quoting Cidflyer (Reply 3):


I really am suprised that they haven't added non stop service from ATL to more mid sized markets in the midwest, such as CID (Cedar Rapids, IA), MSN (Madison, WI), GRB (Green Bay, WI) or FSD (Sioux Falls, SD). Especially when you see markets of similar or smaller size nearby like PIA (Peoria, IL) or Appleton WI that do have non stop ATL service.......

But part of the idea of CVG is to cover the Midwest through there... such as CO at CLE instead of running everyone to EWR/IAH... and how US could and should have done PIT nowadays. If DL gives you options to CVG from those cities, you've got most of the system covered... in a much more convenient airport to connect in.


User currently offlineStevenUhl777 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (9 years 3 weeks 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 5739 times:

BOI and the surrounding region has been growing tremendously the last few years, a lot of economic development there, as the strongly Republican state has strived to be business-friendly, luring more businesses there. If they don't already, I wouldn't be surprised to see some flights to Canada as well in the future.

User currently offlineCOERJ145 From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 1421 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (9 years 3 weeks 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 5562 times:

Is ATL-PSP operated by a 738 still? I flew that route last year, and it had the EmPower ports. I hope its not a 752.

-Jeff M


User currently offlineDeltaMIA From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 1672 posts, RR: 17
Reply 8, posted (9 years 3 weeks 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 5547 times:

Quoting COERJ145 (Reply 7):
Is ATL-PSP operated by a 738 still?

Yes with 16F and 134Y.



It's a big building with patients, but that's not important right now.
User currently offlineDiesel33 From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 301 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (9 years 3 weeks 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 5524 times:

Any chance of a EWR-BOI on CO?

Diesel33


User currently offlineMAH4546 From Sweden, joined Jan 2001, 32691 posts, RR: 72
Reply 10, posted (9 years 3 weeks 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 5478 times:

Quoting Diesel33 (Reply 9):
Any chance of a EWR-BOI on CO?

I doubt it considering the shaky performances on EWR-TUS, EWR-SMF, and EWR-RNO, which are larger markets.



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User currently offlineDiesel33 From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 301 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (9 years 3 weeks 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 5444 times:

Quoting MAH4546 (Reply 10):
I doubt it considering the shaky performances on EWR-TUS, EWR-SMF, and EWR-RNO, which are larger markets.

I think the so-called 'shaky performance' is largely due to the fact of the lack of Continental's advertising on its domestic markets.

Other than CO's press releases, you wouldn't really know that CO offered non-stop EWR-TUS/SMF/RNO/OAK/DSM...

Diesel33


User currently offlineMAH4546 From Sweden, joined Jan 2001, 32691 posts, RR: 72
Reply 12, posted (9 years 3 weeks 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 5409 times:

Quoting Diesel33 (Reply 11):
I think the so-called 'shaky performance' is largely due to the fact of the lack of Continental's advertising on its domestic markets.

Other than CO's press releases, you wouldn't really know that CO offered non-stop EWR-TUS/SMF/RNO/OAK/DSM...

There was quite the media blitz for the TUS, RNO, and SMF flights. The Reno media was all over the RNO-EWR flight, even though it was Saturday-only, and the Tucson flight actually had great loads, just weak financial performance. The Sacramento flight was launched as a response to jetBlue, and people went to jetBlue.



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User currently offlineTornado82 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (9 years 3 weeks 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 5306 times:

Quoting Diesel33 (Reply 11):

I think the so-called 'shaky performance' is largely due to the fact of the lack of Continental's advertising on its domestic markets.

Other than CO's press releases, you wouldn't really know that CO offered non-stop EWR-TUS/SMF/RNO/OAK/DSM...

Their ABE-CLE service isn't very well known. Many people here in the Lehigh Valley, when you mention CO, automatically say "Oh, you mean the bus to Newark?" It's a shame that service isn't very well known, because it's ALOT better than NW's CRJ/Avro/DC9 mix to PHL, and leaps and bounds above anything US/UA can cobble together.


User currently offlineUadc8contrail From United States of America, joined Sep 2003, 1782 posts, RR: 9
Reply 14, posted (9 years 3 weeks 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 5204 times:

todd/tornado82,
first of all nwa does not fly to phl from lehigh.the mix that of a/c that nwa offers out of abe to DTW is way better than those roomy erj135s to cle....its very clear that you have a @#$%on for any one other than aa or co after reading your posts...co in cle is like yx in mke...very limited service to the midwest great plains compared to nwa in dtw...you can pretty much get anywhere in the heartland out of dtw...if not fly thru cvg and get to the same place as well....and dont get me going on that aweful airline ual..as you put it so nicely..



bus driver.......move that bus:)
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