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User currently offlineMD90fan From Bahamas, joined Jul 2005, 2931 posts, RR: 7
Posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 2518 times:

Hey all my fellow a.netters!!. I've got a queston: is FLL/TPA/MCO RJ hubs or focus cities?? Because DL seems to have a ton of Florida flights to every small/mid-sized city south of Washington. Can somebody clarify this for me?
Also does anybody know al the destinations DL/DCI serve from to Florida??




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User currently offlineDAL767400ER From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 2474 times:

Quoting MD90fan (Thread starter):
is FLL/TPA/MCO RJ hubs or focus cities??

All three of them are focus cities, relying mostly on the O&D traffic. MCO though has somewhat of a potential for a hub, but the connection opportunities are still somewhat limited.

Quoting MD90fan (Thread starter):
Also does anybody know al the destinations DL/DCI serve from to Florida??

AVL, ATL, AUS*, BTR*, BHM, BOS, CHS, CVG, CAE, CMH, DFW*, DAY, GSO, GSP, BDL, HSV, MCI*, LAS, LEX, LIT, LAX, SDF, BNA, NAS, LGA, JFK, ORF, XNA, OKC*, RDU, RIC, SLC, SAT, SFO*, SJU, TRI, TUL*

*= announced, but not yet started
Those should be all, though I might have forgotten about 1 or 2.


User currently offline7E72004 From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 3587 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 2401 times:

Didn't IND used to have TPA, MCO, FLL flights until recently?


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User currently offlineRwSEA From Netherlands, joined Jan 2005, 3105 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 2381 times:

Quoting MD90fan (Thread starter):
Hey all my fellow a.netters!!. I've got a queston: is FLL/TPA/MCO RJ hubs or focus cities?? Because DL seems to have a ton of Florida flights to every small/mid-sized city south of Washington. Can somebody clarify this for me?
Also does anybody know al the destinations DL/DCI serve from to Florida??

These cities are also important for Song operations, with flights to LGA/JFK as well as LAS, LAX, SFO, BOS, BDL, etc. I'd expect to see more Song flights to these markets in the future.


User currently offlineDAL767400ER From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 2374 times:

Quoting 7E72004 (Reply 2):
Didn't IND used to have TPA, MCO, FLL flights until recently?

It did, but those flights have been dropped a long time ago.


User currently offlineDocChaos From United States of America, joined Aug 2004, 84 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (8 years 11 months 3 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 2288 times:

FLL is actually a Chautaqua "hub".
They have on-site maintence for their ERJ's and it is a crew base for RP.
It is quite a site to watch them change a main gear wheel and tire on a turn.


User currently offlineMD90fan From Bahamas, joined Jul 2005, 2931 posts, RR: 7
Reply 6, posted (8 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 2086 times:

Quoting DAL767400ER (Reply 1):
AVL, ATL, AUS*, BTR*, BHM, BOS, CHS, CVG, CAE, CMH, DFW*, DAY, GSO, GSP, BDL, HSV, MCI*, LAS, LEX, LIT, LAX, SDF, BNA, NAS, LGA, JFK, ORF, XNA, OKC*, RDU, RIC, SLC, SAT, SFO*, SJU, TRI, TUL*

Thats an pretty impressive network from a non-hub city
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User currently offlineFLAIRPORT From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (8 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 1916 times:

Quoting DocChaos (Reply 5):
They have on-site maintence for their ERJ's

also helps to have the Embrear hanger there


User currently offlineBoeing727 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 954 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (8 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 1876 times:

Chautauqua has bases in both MCO and FLL; flights will be reduced in December I heard.
The Embraer hangar in FLL is mainly for delivery flights for North American airlines. RP has no access to it.

Boeing727


User currently offlineFutureFO From Ireland, joined Oct 2001, 3132 posts, RR: 21
Reply 9, posted (8 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 1770 times:

Actually FLL is a MX base for us. As well as a delivery point. FLL and MCO are crew as well as MX bases for us.


Sean from MCO and IND



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User currently offlineN312RC From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 2682 posts, RR: 16
Reply 10, posted (8 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 1751 times:

Delta is huge in Florida. At JAX we get 767-300's to ATL, ERJ's to FLL, CRJ's to LGA, we have a Crown Room Club, the 767's depart basically on the hour.. Its a major operation... and this is just Jacksonville!


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