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NW Airlink Taking Over PHX-MEM  
User currently offlineRedTailDTW From United States of America, joined Oct 2006, 757 posts, RR: 3
Posted (6 years 10 months 22 hours ago) and read 4400 times:

Effective April 8, 2008, Northwest Airlink (Operated by Compass Airlines) will serve Phoenix to Memphis twice daily instead of the once a day mainline service.


Current Schedule:

NW 296 PHX-MEM 1:20PM

NW 295 MEM-PHX 9:55AM


New Schedule:

NW 1922 PHX-MEM 8:00AM
NW 1920 PHX-MEM 12:30PM

NW 1923 MEM-PHX 9:35AM
NW 1921 MEM-PHX 7:20PM


I discovered this while looking up airfare on nwa.com


Mason


Northwest Airlines. Now your flying smart!
26 replies: All unread, showing first 25:
 
User currently offlineAirTranTUS From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (6 years 10 months 22 hours ago) and read 4379 times:

Compass would indicate the ERJ-175 then?

User currently offlineCOERJ145 From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 1421 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (6 years 10 months 22 hours ago) and read 4335 times:



Quoting AirTranTUS (Reply 1):
Compass would indicate the ERJ-175 then?

Didn't they use an A319 on this route? If they did its a nice little capcity upgrade(152 seats daily as opposed to 124).


User currently offlineKingAir200 From United States of America, joined May 2006, 1629 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (6 years 10 months 22 hours ago) and read 4328 times:

Quoting AirTranTUS (Reply 1):
Compass would indicate the ERJ-175 then?

Correct.

As of now, the flight fluctuates between a 319 and 320.

[Edited 2008-02-02 15:12:07]


Hey Swifty
User currently offlineIndy From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 4581 posts, RR: 18
Reply 4, posted (6 years 10 months 22 hours ago) and read 4314 times:

With this change how much mainline will NW have left at MEM?


Indy = Indianapolis and not Independence Air
User currently offlineMKE22 From United States of America, joined Nov 2007, 1147 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (6 years 10 months 22 hours ago) and read 4277 times:

"Quoting Indy"

Pleanty.

AMS, ATL, BWI, Birmingham, AL, CUN, ORD, Baton Rouge, CLE, CMH, CZM, DFW, DEN, DFW, FLL, VPS, GPT, IAH, IND, MCI, LAS, Little Rock, LAX, MIA, MKE, MSP, MBJ, BNA, MSY, LGA, EWR, MCO, OMA, PHL, PIT, STL, SAT, SFO, SJU, SEA, TPA, DCA



If Your not pissed, your not trying
User currently offlineKingAir200 From United States of America, joined May 2006, 1629 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (6 years 10 months 22 hours ago) and read 4237 times:

Quoting Indy (Reply 4):
With this change how much mainline will NW have left at MEM?

This is as of Monday, February 11. I realize that some cities may be left out, but I tried to get it as complete as possible. Some cities that are served currently are seasonal or Saturday only, or both, such as CZM. SFO is served seasonally in the summertime. You will see from time to time the reinstatement of mainline on some routes currently Airlink.

LAX, LAS, MSP, DTW, VPS, CUN, CZM, IND, MKE, ORD, LGA, DCA, DEN, SEA, BTR, MSY, LIT, DFW, TPA, MIA, FLL, MCO, ATL, BHM, SJU, BNA, STL, OKC, MCI, MBJ, EWR, CMH, OMA, SAT, AMS, and the soon to be gone PHX.

[Edited 2008-02-02 15:38:52]


Hey Swifty
User currently offlineIndy From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 4581 posts, RR: 18
Reply 7, posted (6 years 10 months 22 hours ago) and read 4212 times:

Anyone know the reasoning behind moving from mainline to Compass on the PHX route?


Indy = Indianapolis and not Independence Air
User currently offlinePhatfarmlines From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 1360 posts, RR: 1
Reply 8, posted (6 years 10 months 21 hours ago) and read 4154 times:



Quoting Indy (Reply 7):
Anyone know the reasoning behind moving from mainline to Compass on the PHX route?



Quoting COERJ145 (Reply 2):
Didn't they use an A319 on this route? If they did its a nice little capcity upgrade(152 seats daily as opposed to 124).

In addition to COERJ145's explanation, NW can now offer more frequency in this market, thus making it more attractive to the business customer.


User currently offlineFlyf15 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (6 years 10 months 21 hours ago) and read 4144 times:

Anyone know if theres a chance for a reinstatement of MEM-TUS?

User currently offlineIndy From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 4581 posts, RR: 18
Reply 10, posted (6 years 10 months 21 hours ago) and read 4144 times:



Quoting Phatfarmlines (Reply 8):
making it more attractive to the business customer

More frequencies are more attractive to all customers. Not just business customers. For me if I can avoid a 7am flight and catch a 1pm flight I'm happy. I'm not a morning person.  Smile. I'm no business traveler but I'd like the choice of being able to select the 7am or the 1pm. Of course those flight times are hypothetical.



Indy = Indianapolis and not Independence Air
User currently offlineRedTailDTW From United States of America, joined Oct 2006, 757 posts, RR: 3
Reply 11, posted (6 years 10 months 21 hours ago) and read 4138 times:



Quoting Flyf15 (Reply 9):
Anyone know if theres a chance for a reinstatement of MEM-TUS?

That would really be nice! They need something more than just once a day service to MSP!



Mason



Northwest Airlines. Now your flying smart!
User currently offlinePhatfarmlines From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 1360 posts, RR: 1
Reply 12, posted (6 years 10 months 21 hours ago) and read 4056 times:



Quoting Indy (Reply 10):
More frequencies are more attractive to all customers. Not just business customers. For me if I can avoid a 7am flight and catch a 1pm flight I'm happy. I'm not a morning person. . I'm no business traveler but I'd like the choice of being able to select the 7am or the 1pm. Of course those flight times are hypothetical.

True but are you willing to pay $500 for the walk-up that the business customer pays? That's the big difference.


User currently offlineN801NW From United States of America, joined Jul 2004, 744 posts, RR: 1
Reply 13, posted (6 years 10 months 20 hours ago) and read 4037 times:

The Detroit News wrote that 2 daily MHT-DTW flights would go to E-175's. I have found nothing on nwa.com or the WorldTimeTable application. Can anyone confirm?

User currently offlineMKE22 From United States of America, joined Nov 2007, 1147 posts, RR: 2
Reply 14, posted (6 years 10 months 20 hours ago) and read 4033 times:



Quoting Phatfarmlines (Reply 12):
True but are you willing to pay $500 for the walk-up that the business customer pays? That's the big difference.

Huh? I don't think he said anything about walk up prices, just times in general when buying. He just was stating how some people like different times. Business people use the 7am more than the 1pm. Other non-morning people like Indy probably use the 1pm more for leisure.



If Your not pissed, your not trying
User currently offlineIndy From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 4581 posts, RR: 18
Reply 15, posted (6 years 10 months 20 hours ago) and read 4012 times:

I have traveled extremely short notice on personal trips. I even had to pay $1800 for international Y because it was 24 hour notice. Usually when I travel for business its planned out a bit and we still get good fares. I've never walked up to the counter to buy a ticket to leave that moment. I wonder how many people actually do that. My guess would be very few. And of those that do I'm betting most are traveling because of personal emergencies.


Indy = Indianapolis and not Independence Air
User currently offlinePhatfarmlines From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 1360 posts, RR: 1
Reply 16, posted (6 years 10 months 20 hours ago) and read 3980 times:



Quoting MKE22 (Reply 14):
Huh? I don't think he said anything about walk up prices, just times in general when buying. He just was stating how some people like different times. Business people use the 7am more than the 1pm. Other non-morning people like Indy probably use the 1pm more for leisure.



Quoting Indy (Reply 15):
I have traveled extremely short notice on personal trips. I even had to pay $1800 for international Y because it was 24 hour notice. Usually when I travel for business its planned out a bit and we still get good fares. I've never walked up to the counter to buy a ticket to leave that moment. I wonder how many people actually do that. My guess would be very few. And of those that do I'm betting most are traveling because of personal emergencies.

I'm not disagreeing that using two frequencies as opposed to one will attract all customers, as this is true. However, the overall decision behind this method, as asked by Indy earlier, was to point out the attractiveness to the business customer in particular. The market segmentation by adding frequencies has been expanded to more business customers, thereby allowing NW to charge more for inelastic demand; i.e. the business customer.


User currently offlineMKE22 From United States of America, joined Nov 2007, 1147 posts, RR: 2
Reply 17, posted (6 years 10 months 20 hours ago) and read 3964 times:



Quoting Phatfarmlines (Reply 16):

I'm not disagreeing that using two frequencies as opposed to one will attract all customers, as this is true. However, the overall decision behind this method, as asked by Indy earlier, was to point out the attractiveness to the business customer in particular. The market segmentation by adding frequencies has been expanded to more business customers, thereby allowing NW to charge more for inelastic demand; i.e. the business customer.

Gotcha. Thanks for the explanation.



If Your not pissed, your not trying
User currently offlineNWAESC From United States of America, joined Aug 2007, 3391 posts, RR: 9
Reply 18, posted (6 years 10 months 15 hours ago) and read 3698 times:



Quoting N801NW (Reply 13):
The Detroit News wrote that 2 daily MHT-DTW flights would go to E-175's. I have found nothing on nwa.com or the WorldTimeTable application. Can anyone confirm?

I just checked on our internal website (uses PARS), and MHT-DTW shows mainline through July. That might change, of course, but as of now it's DC9's & Airbii......



"Nothing ever happens here, " I said. "I just wait."
User currently offlineN801NW From United States of America, joined Jul 2004, 744 posts, RR: 1
Reply 19, posted (6 years 10 months 11 hours ago) and read 3596 times:



Quoting NWAESC (Reply 18):
I just checked on our internal website (uses PARS), and MHT-DTW shows mainline through July. That might change, of course, but as of now it's DC9's & Airbii......

Thanks for checking.


User currently offlinePSU.DTW.SCE From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 7711 posts, RR: 27
Reply 20, posted (6 years 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 2616 times:



Quoting NWAESC (Reply 18):
I just checked on our internal website (uses PARS), and MHT-DTW shows mainline through July. That might change, of course, but as of now it's DC9's & Airbii......

As of 2/1, DTW-MHT is showing 1x A319, 1x DC-9-30, 1x E-175.


User currently offlineB757capt From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 1407 posts, RR: 0
Reply 21, posted (6 years 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 2528 times:

The 175 has ____ seats and the 319 has _____ seats?


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User currently offlineXPJets From United States of America, joined Feb 2007, 104 posts, RR: 0
Reply 22, posted (6 years 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 2465 times:

175's a 76 seater (12F/64Y) while the 319's a 124 seater (16F/108Y).


GO SIOUX!
User currently offlineVctony From United States of America, joined Aug 1999, 455 posts, RR: 0
Reply 23, posted (6 years 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 2462 times:



Quoting Flyf15 (Reply 9):
Anyone know if theres a chance for a reinstatement of MEM-TUS?

I am still holding out hope that someday there will be a DTW-TUS flight.


User currently offlineNWAESC From United States of America, joined Aug 2007, 3391 posts, RR: 9
Reply 24, posted (6 years 9 months 4 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 2288 times:



Quoting DTW.SCE" class=quote target=_blank>PSU.DTW.SCE (Reply 20):
As of 2/1, DTW-MHT is showing 1x A319, 1x DC-9-30, 1x E-175.

That's absolutely correct currently.

Since the original question from N801NW was about MHT-DTW going 2x daily with the E75, I was looking at MHT's schedule from the 2/14 change onward.



"Nothing ever happens here, " I said. "I just wait."
25 B757capt : thanks, one more...Whats the DC-9 hold?
26 KingAir200 : DC-9-30 100 DC-9-40 110 DC-9-50 125
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