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Delta Adds Addt'l JFK-SDQ, Resumes BOS-SRQ  
User currently offlineFlynavy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (6 years 3 months 1 week 8 hours ago) and read 3108 times:

Delta will add an additonal seasonal round-trip between New York City (JFK) to Santo Domingo (SDQ) this winter. Flights will operate daily (on some days double daily) between 19 December and 03 January. Equipment type is 757-200.

Additionally, a Saturday-only flight between Boston (BOS) and Sarasota (SRQ) will be operated between 14 February and 25 April. Equipment type will be MD-88.

For additional highlights, see http://dalflyer.blogspot.com/2008/09...-schedule-change-bulletin-198.html.

[Edited 2008-09-13 03:44:17]

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User currently offline727LOVER From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 6609 posts, RR: 20
Reply 1, posted (6 years 3 months 1 week 7 hours ago) and read 3071 times:

Ugh...how come DL can never give us daily BOS service? Better than nothing I guess.


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User currently offlinePanamair From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 4973 posts, RR: 25
Reply 2, posted (6 years 3 months 1 week 1 hour ago) and read 2800 times:
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Quoting Flynavy (Thread starter):
Delta will add an additonal seasonal round-trip between New York City (JFK) to Santo Domingo (SDQ) this winter. Flights will operate daily (on some days double daily) between 19 December and 03 January. Equipment type is 757-200

Looks like it's a red-eye JFK-SDQ (leaving 11:30pm, arr SDQ 4:45am) and a return out of SDQ at 5:45am, into JFK at 9:05am. SDQ needs all the seats it can possibly get during this period as even AA has reduced its offering to just one daily 763 (from multiple AB6s a day).


User currently offlineBOStonsox From United States of America, joined Dec 2007, 1995 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (6 years 3 months 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 2598 times:



Quoting 727LOVER (Reply 1):
Ugh...how come DL can never give us daily BOS service? Better than nothing I guess.

That's something I wonder myself. SRQ is close to other Florida airports, like TPA. Maybe they are expecting B6 to enter or for FL to return, although they didn't do too well on it.



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User currently offlineDeltAirlines From United States of America, joined May 1999, 8913 posts, RR: 12
Reply 4, posted (6 years 3 months 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 2578 times:

I take it the October schedules have been posted...

Time to see how many flight times have changed (given that I'm flying weekly from October to early December).


User currently offlineDTWAGENT From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 1283 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (6 years 3 months 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 2557 times:

Alot of people like to fly into SRQ instead of TPA/PIE or RSW. It is an easier airport to park and get around even durning peak times. My grandparents lived in the area and it was easier for me to fly into/out of SRQ then having to drive to TPA. That area is retirement city area and alot of money lives in that area.

chuck


User currently offlineRandyWaldron From United States of America, joined Mar 2006, 324 posts, RR: 3
Reply 6, posted (6 years 3 months 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 2525 times:

I wonder if the BOS-SRQ service is a Shuttle MD88.............


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User currently offlineFlynavy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (6 years 3 months 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 2392 times:



Quoting RandyWaldron (Reply 6):
I wonder if the BOS-SRQ service is a Shuttle MD88...

Nope. Regular mainline M88 (14F/128Y).


User currently offlineCMHSRQ From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 999 posts, RR: 4
Reply 8, posted (6 years 3 months 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 2272 times:



Quoting 727LOVER (Reply 1):
Ugh...how come DL can never give us daily BOS service? Better than nothing I guess.

look for daily service in 2010 or 2011 if the Red Sox move spring training from Ft Myers to Sarasota



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User currently offlineMAH4546 From Sweden, joined Jan 2001, 33273 posts, RR: 71
Reply 9, posted (6 years 3 months 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 2265 times:



Quoting CMHSRQ (Reply 8):
Quoting 727LOVER (Reply 1):
Ugh...how come DL can never give us daily BOS service? Better than nothing I guess.

look for daily service in 2010 or 2011 if the Red Sox move spring training from Ft Myers to Sarasota

Umm, spring training does not support airline service.



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User currently offlineSxf24 From United States of America, joined Aug 2007, 1262 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (6 years 3 months 6 days 13 hours ago) and read 2258 times:



Quoting RandyWaldron (Reply 6):
I wonder if the BOS-SRQ service is a Shuttle MD88.

The shuttle configuration is being eliminated. All M80s will be two classes in the future.


User currently offlineCMHSRQ From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 999 posts, RR: 4
Reply 11, posted (6 years 3 months 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 1992 times:



Quoting MAH4546 (Reply 9):
Umm, spring training does not support airline service.

I disagree, look up the number of people who live in NE and own a second home in the Ft Myers area. Then compare that to Tampa or Sarasota, or any other city in FL. The Red Sox nation follows its team.



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User currently offlineDeltAirlines From United States of America, joined May 1999, 8913 posts, RR: 12
Reply 12, posted (6 years 3 months 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 1977 times:



Quoting MAH4546 (Reply 9):
Umm, spring training does not support airline service.

It would in the month of February between BOS and SRQ if the Red Sox move spring training there. Between the regular snowbirds and the craziness of Red Sox fans, it would fill up planes.

Of course, the real question is, would it be profitable (ie at a sustainable yield).


User currently offlineFlyASAGuy2005 From United States of America, joined Sep 2007, 7004 posts, RR: 7
Reply 13, posted (6 years 3 months 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 1896 times:



Quoting Sxf24 (Reply 10):
The shuttle configuration is being eliminated. All M80s will be two classes in the future.

Really?

When was this put out? What's the estimated timeline?



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