Evan767 From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 2957 posts, RR: 2 Posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 16052 times:
Well, so many of you *****ed and moaned when the first route map came out for the new website, so it looks like DL made another one for ya. Previous complaints I remember were something along the lines of, "Looks like this route map was drawn by a 5th grader" and "I like to see the actual routes DL flies, not where they fly." Yes, it looks like this route map still has a few bugs (codeshare routes) but it is better than the old one.
ANITIX87 From United States of America, joined Mar 2005, 3326 posts, RR: 13
Reply 1, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 16009 times:
This map shows that there are non-stops between ATH and ATL, JFK, LAX, and IAH. Only the first two exist. They should identify codeshare routes, but even so, I can't think of any IAH-ATH or LAX-ATH flights.
Also lists tons of destinations from ABE (Allentown, PA) but DL only serves a few places, and they aren't even mainline flights.
Somewhat of an improvement, but far from good, IMHO.
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Vctony From United States of America, joined Aug 1999, 460 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 15976 times:
There's an option under the "Select Map Settings..." button that allows you to select only the nonstop flights. It seemed to solve the problem for me although it appears that codeshare nonstops are still included.
Skibum9 From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 1229 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 15833 times:
Great map, but it is misleading. When I click on CVG, it shows that there is a direct route to MAN. I checked on-line reservations and there is no such flight for July, which would be peak season. I figured that if it was a new flight that was not announced it would probably be seasonal. What I did find is that there is a connecting flight that goes through JFK, requiring an equipment change, and then continues to MAN with the same flight number. But the map shows to routes for the same flight number, one from CVG to MAN and one from JFK to MAN. So the map makes it appear that there are more flights to a city then there are. It is also showing flights from CVG to Panama City, San Salvador, Mexico City/ Likewise, when I clicked on both LAX and SLC it shows a number of international flights to Europe, which are also connecting flights through ATL, CVG or JFK.
SLCUT2777 From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 4182 posts, RR: 9
Reply 11, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 15652 times:
Quoting Skibum9 (Reply 9): Great map, but it is misleading. When I click on CVG, it shows that there is a direct route to MAN. I checked on-line reservations and there is no such flight for July, which would be peak season.
They could definitely use some fine tuning. But I'll be the first to admit I've been screaming at DL's IT department for some time to roll this product out, as well as venting on numerous threads on this site over this matter.
It's a start and DL should be proud to have this feature on their award winning website.
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