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Which Airline Flies To The Most States With Jets  
User currently offlineKcrwFlyer From United States of America, joined May 2004, 3814 posts, RR: 7
Posted (8 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 3643 times:

I was wondering. Which airline flies to the most states using some type of jet aircraft. No propellers attached.

I want to say either DL or NW, but im not sure.

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User currently offlineTornado82 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (8 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 3638 times:

Gotta be DL since they're anti-prop. Now if the question was "The most Midwestern states" then of course it was NW. They'll fly a DC-9 to a dirt strip as long as it's west of I-75 and east of the Rockies.

User currently offlineDeltaMIA From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 1672 posts, RR: 17
Reply 2, posted (8 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 3637 times:

DL flies to 48 states and 2 US Territories with jets. Leaving out North Dakota and Delaware.
DL flies to 47 states and 2 US Territories with jets from ATL. With the South Dakota service going to CVG (from FSD) and SLC (from RAP).



It's a big building with patients, but that's not important right now.
User currently offlineKcrwFlyer From United States of America, joined May 2004, 3814 posts, RR: 7
Reply 3, posted (8 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 3616 times:

I dont think anyone can beat Delta in this. Northwest could tie. I know they dont fly any jets to Deleware or West Virginia (surprise, surprise). Im not sure if NW flies to every other state, but if they do they have a jet there.

User currently offlineUN_B732 From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 4289 posts, RR: 4
Reply 4, posted (8 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 3617 times:

Is that one exception state ex-ATL VT? If it is, Delta is sending CRJs BTV-ATL soon.


What now?
User currently offlineKcrwFlyer From United States of America, joined May 2004, 3814 posts, RR: 7
Reply 5, posted (8 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 3600 times:

Quoting Tornado82 (Reply 1):
Gotta be DL since they're anti-prop. Now if the question was "The most Midwestern states" then of course it was NW. They'll fly a DC-9 to a dirt strip as long as it's west of I-75 and east of the Rockies.

Now thats not right. They fly A319's, and 20's too.


User currently offlineTornado82 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (8 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 3591 times:

Quoting KcrwFlyer (Reply 5):
Now thats not right. They fly A319's, and 20's too.

But if you're 400 miles east of I-75, you get your DC9 downgraded to a Saab 340, like here in ABE.


User currently offlineAirWest From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (8 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 3592 times:

NW/Airlink flies to every state but Delaware, but they don't fly jets to every state. I believe the exception is WV, which XJ serves with the SAAB.

Zach


User currently offlineKcrwFlyer From United States of America, joined May 2004, 3814 posts, RR: 7
Reply 8, posted (8 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 3587 times:

Quoting Tornado82 (Reply 6):
But if you're 400 miles east of I-75, you get your DC9 downgraded to a Saab 340, like here in ABE.

OR you never have anything more than saabs to begin with, and still, somehow, take service reductions.


User currently offlineNwafflyer From United States of America, joined Jul 2004, 1050 posts, RR: 2
Reply 9, posted (8 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 3587 times:

NWA does fly to West Virginia - Charleston

User currently offlineTornado82 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (8 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 3583 times:

Quoting Nwafflyer (Reply 9):
NWA does fly to West Virginia - Charleston

Yeah but just Saabs, not RJ's.


User currently offlineKcrwFlyer From United States of America, joined May 2004, 3814 posts, RR: 7
Reply 11, posted (8 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 3574 times:

Quoting Tornado82 (Reply 10):
Quoting Nwafflyer (Reply 9):
NWA does fly to West Virginia - Charleston

Yeah but just Saabs, not RJ's.

J-E-T-S, Jets, Jets, Jets are what im talking about.


User currently offlineTornado82 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (8 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 3567 times:

Quoting KcrwFlyer (Reply 11):
J-E-T-S, Jets, Jets, Jets

Spoken like a true West Virginian, in honor of Chad Pennington.


User currently offlineNwafflyer From United States of America, joined Jul 2004, 1050 posts, RR: 2
Reply 13, posted (8 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 3553 times:

Hey, a SAAB to the Chuck Yeager field in Charleston, WV is pretty appropriate - a good plane, to an airport honoring a real airplane hero - don't fuss about it, enjoy it

User currently offlineKcrwFlyer From United States of America, joined May 2004, 3814 posts, RR: 7
Reply 14, posted (8 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 3522 times:

Quoting Nwafflyer (Reply 13):
Hey, a SAAB to the Chuck Yeager field in Charleston, WV is pretty appropriate - a good plane, to an airport honoring a real airplane hero - don't fuss about it, enjoy it

You mean Yeager Airport. And why shouldn't I fuss again?


User currently offlineAirWest From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 15, posted (8 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 3512 times:

Quoting KcrwFlyer (Reply 14):
And why shouldn't I fuss again?

Not to be critical, but why fuss about it? The guys in Airlink Planning aren't going to change a 340 to a CRJ just because you think it is a good idea. Why worry about things you cannot control?


User currently offlineKcrwFlyer From United States of America, joined May 2004, 3814 posts, RR: 7
Reply 16, posted (8 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 3507 times:

Quoting AirWest (Reply 15):
The guys in Airlink Planning aren't going to change a 340 to a CRJ just because you think it is a good idea.

You honestly think that I want an upgrade just because I think its a good idea? Wow....


User currently offlineExpatmatt From Liechtenstein, joined Oct 2004, 113 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (8 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 3496 times:

If I remember correctly, United used to advertise "first to fly to all 50 states" on the cover of their system timetable many years ago (1980s). Of course, I know the question was asking about today, but back then, UA did all 50.

User currently offlineAirWest From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 18, posted (8 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 3487 times:

Quoting KcrwFlyer (Reply 16):
You honestly think that I want an upgrade just because I think its a good idea? Wow....

Well you seem to mention it a lot, which led me to believe that it was a wish of yours.


User currently offlineKcrwFlyer From United States of America, joined May 2004, 3814 posts, RR: 7
Reply 19, posted (8 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 3483 times:

Quoting AirWest (Reply 18):
Well you seem to mention it a lot, which led me to believe that it was a wish of yours.

But the fact you think this is based on a wish or dream of mine...simply preposterous.

[Edited 2005-10-19 03:01:10]

I wouldn't talk this much about a silly dream anyway.

[Edited 2005-10-19 03:03:37]

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