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User currently offlineLufthansa From Christmas Island, joined May 1999, 3224 posts, RR: 10
Posted (9 years 1 week 20 hours ago) and read 2604 times:

Hi folks

My company is making an investment in the Storrs mansfield region of CT next year, and as such I imagine that we're going to be in and out of there a lot.

My question is this: Who is big at Bradley?
For staff based in that part of the world, who would be the best
airline to stay loyal to? Who's the biggest there? United? CO? DL?

The bradley website doesn't appear to be much help.

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User currently offlineF27XXX From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (9 years 1 week 20 hours ago) and read 2587 times:

For legacy carriers, DL and US have the biggest presence (though that could change with the SONG absorption back into DL, as a pretty good number of DL flights at BDL are SONG flights to Fla.)

WN has a large presence as well.


User currently offlinePVD757 From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 3420 posts, RR: 16
Reply 2, posted (9 years 1 week 20 hours ago) and read 2575 times:

DL, US, AA, UA, and WN are all strong at BDL.

User currently offlineAeronick From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 24 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (9 years 1 week 20 hours ago) and read 2575 times:

Yes, DL and US are the main ones, NW and United also.

What you setting up in Storrs? - I work there at the Uni and fly in and out of BDL a lot. It's about 40 mins.


User currently offlinePVD757 From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 3420 posts, RR: 16
Reply 4, posted (9 years 1 week 20 hours ago) and read 2562 times:

As a back-up, PVD is a a bit farther. Mapquest shows BDL to be 38.88 miles away while PVD is 49.74 miles. Route 6 through CT and RI is a easy drive (no city traffic).

NW isn't too big in BDL compared to the others. More importantly, where would the employees be traveling to/from this new location???


User currently offlineBoeing757/767 From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 2282 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (9 years 1 week 20 hours ago) and read 2554 times:

BDL's largest market share is DL, followed by US, AA and WN, I believe.

Also serving BDL is UA, CO, NW, HP, Midwest (Skyway), Indy Air and AC Jazz.



Free-thinking, left-leaning secularist
User currently offlineLufthansa From Christmas Island, joined May 1999, 3224 posts, RR: 10
Reply 6, posted (9 years 1 week 17 hours ago) and read 2470 times:

Quoting PVD757 (Reply 4):
NW isn't too big in BDL compared to the others. More importantly, where would the employees be traveling to/from this new location???

Well all over the USA, plus the odd trips to ARN and LHR (im assuming I'll have to go to BOS for these but that's okay, and this is just for me to escape when i start going crazy!), as well as the odd trip to MEL.

Quoting Aeronick (Reply 3):
What you setting up in Storrs? - I work there at the Uni and fly in and out of BDL a lot. It's about 40 mins.

Great! Well it is to do with the University, a service aimed at the Students. It's all very hush hush, but you'll see soon enough if you're around next year. The area has been selected for a pilot operation for our concept, so it looks like I'm going to be calling it home.

What I was trying to do was simply get a 'departure' list and see what airline flies where with what aircraft. Eg, NW has 10 DC-9s a day to DTW, UA 12 A320s to ORD etc. I'm wondering if CO is the easiest to use simply being linked up to the relatively close EWR hub? Except the airports website is hopeless and you can't just obtain such simple information from it.


User currently offlineSpinkid From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 1131 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (9 years 1 week 17 hours ago) and read 2457 times:

DL and AA both of a large share of loyal flyers in the area. WN is now a big player too, but in terms of non stops, you'll find the most choices on the two big legacy carriers.

User currently offlineLoisencroach From United States of America, joined Sep 2005, 373 posts, RR: 5
Reply 8, posted (9 years 1 week 17 hours ago) and read 2452 times:

Quoting Lufthansa (Thread starter):
Who is big at Bradley?

Tony Orlando and Dawn, although Gordon Lightfoot has been making a comeback in the area.


User currently offlineDeltAirlines From United States of America, joined May 1999, 8913 posts, RR: 12
Reply 9, posted (9 years 1 week 16 hours ago) and read 2433 times:

Personally, here's my thoughts:

Personally, I think US/UA will be your best bet for your travel. Here's why:
Out of BDL, Star Alliance offers a large variety of destinations, with AC, UA and US serving the airport. AC serves YYZ and YUL on a mix of Dash 8/Beech 1900, UA serves ORD and IAD multiple times daily (including multiple mainline flights to both cities) and US serves PHL, DCA, CLT with mainline and PIT, BUF and ROC on Express. This alone will get you all around the US, with a double connection to Australia, and a connection at FRA for LHR and ARN.

Another strong option is AA for you. Serves DFW, ORD, MIA, SJU, RDU and STL, although with not as much frequency as Star Alliance. That is the major drawback of AA, and the East Coast coverage is relatively weak. Out of BOS for Europe, there is the non-stop to LHR which can connect to BA for ARN service.

SkyTeam has several options. They boast the only transcontinetal flight out BDL, a daily 757 to LAX. ATL serves a large portion of the country well, and CVG covers the rest, except for intra-northeast travel, in which you can use CO out of EWR. NW is a minor player at BDL, only a few flights to DTW and MSP each. CO is mostly all RJs out of BDL as well, only a daily mainline down to IAH. So, if upgrades interest you, Delta would work well there, although they have cut down on BDL capacity (with 767s having been pulled out of the market).

Jeff


User currently offlineFCYTravis From United States of America, joined Sep 2005, 1191 posts, RR: 6
Reply 10, posted (9 years 1 week 16 hours ago) and read 2433 times:

From BDL, the new HP/US has nonstop service to:

BUF (3x)
CLT (6x)
DCA (5x)
MCO (Saturday only)
PHL (8x)
PHX (1x)
PIT (5x)
ROC (2x)

There's also a US Airways Club.



USAir A321 service now departing for SFO with fuel stops in CAK, COS and RNO. Enjoy your flight.
User currently offlineFLAIRPORT From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (9 years 1 week 16 hours ago) and read 2403 times:

Quoting F27XXX (Reply 1):
For legacy carriers, DL and US have the biggest presence (though that could change with the SONG absorption back into DL, as a pretty good number of DL flights at BDL are SONG flights to Fla.)

I talked to an agent the other day at BDL, she told me that the "New Delta" will stay at BDL and all of the song routes will still be served with the whole 9 yards of service.

Quoting Lufthansa (Reply 6):
Well it is to do with the University, a service aimed at the Students. It's all very hush hush, but you'll see soon enough if you're around next year.

Can you bring this hush hush service down to Hamden...I can use a service aimed at students!


User currently offlineMidway737 From United States of America, joined Sep 2005, 125 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (9 years 1 week 16 hours ago) and read 2378 times:

Quoting Loisencroach (Reply 8):
Tony Orlando and Dawn, although Gordon Lightfoot has been making a comeback in the area.

WHO??

Who was that??


User currently offlineIowaman From United States of America, joined May 2004, 4435 posts, RR: 6
Reply 13, posted (9 years 1 week 14 hours ago) and read 2326 times:
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User currently offlineFCYTravis From United States of America, joined Sep 2005, 1191 posts, RR: 6
Reply 14, posted (9 years 1 week 14 hours ago) and read 2311 times:

Hey! I can fly Cargo Class to RFD on UPS!


USAir A321 service now departing for SFO with fuel stops in CAK, COS and RNO. Enjoy your flight.
User currently offlineBBJII From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2005, 850 posts, RR: 4
Reply 15, posted (9 years 1 week 4 hours ago) and read 2213 times:

Bradley Windsor Locks is also a sizeable maintainace centre for the Global Express.

Expect to see a few luxury pocket rockets going in and out.


 wave 



Remember: The Bird Hit You, You Didn't Hit The Bird.....
User currently offlineN1120A From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 26815 posts, RR: 75
Reply 16, posted (9 years 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 2107 times:

Quoting DeltAirlines (Reply 9):
and a connection at FRA for LHR and ARN.

No need for a double connect at FRA for LHR. You can single connect to Heathrow at ORD or IAD on United.



Mangeons les French fries, mais surtout pratiquons avec fierte le French kiss
User currently offlineZrs70 From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 3222 posts, RR: 9
Reply 17, posted (9 years 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 2090 times:

One benefit of US (or any other carrier in that terminal, for that matter), is that there is a US club at BDL. If you will be flying a lot, you should consider a membership.


14 year airliners.net vet! 2000-2013
User currently offlineBeertrucker From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 403 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (9 years 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 1985 times:

Quoting FLAIRPORT (Reply 11):
Can you bring this hush hush service down to Hamden...I can use a service aimed at students!

wow someone from Hamden. I grew up in New Haven and Hamden. How are things there? I not been there in a few years now. I miss some things but don't miss enough to head back too often. But I do miss Pepi's and the Doodle.

Quoting Lufthansa (Thread starter):
My company is making an investment in the Storrs mansfield region of CT next year, and as such I imagine that we're going to be in and out of there a lot.

I have found DL the best for going back home to visit, no matter where I was living at the time.

If you do end up living in CT there are some places you have to visit. One is Pepi's Pizza in New Haven. Two is the Yankee Doodle. Also in New Haven. But be aware Doodle closes at 2 after the lunch rush. Pepi's can be very busy and lines can end up outside waiting to get a seat, but well worth the wait to eat there.

Good luck with your new thing you doing in CT. I do need to get back there to visit.



Fly HI
User currently offlineLufthansa From Christmas Island, joined May 1999, 3224 posts, RR: 10
Reply 19, posted (9 years 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 1974 times:

Okay guys, well this is me,
so if you're around BDL next year, and you see us, come say hi.


Cheers

LH


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