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Delta Mainline Dropping GSO?  
User currently offlineSoCalDL From United States of America, joined Jun 2009, 47 posts, RR: 0
Posted (5 years 5 months 1 week 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 2970 times:

I can't find any DL mainline flights in the schedule after 8/31. Can anyone at Delta confirms this?

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User currently offlineMSYtristar From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (5 years 5 months 1 week 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 2949 times:

I'm showing all 10 GSO-ATL flights on either CRJ or CRJ7 eff. 9/1....no mainline.

User currently offlineDelta767 From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 238 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (5 years 5 months 1 week 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 2757 times:

According to personnel at the GSO station, this is a seasonal change and they expect at least 1 maybe 2 mainline flights to return by the end of the year. Let's hope that is what really happens.

User currently offlineLexy From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 2515 posts, RR: 8
Reply 3, posted (5 years 5 months 1 week 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 2691 times:

Well, they still fly mainline metal into there for mods don't they?


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User currently offlineCokePopper From United States of America, joined May 2008, 1190 posts, RR: 10
Reply 4, posted (5 years 5 months 1 week 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 2651 times:

One would think they need larger equipment for the
furniture market...


User currently offlineSxf24 From United States of America, joined Aug 2007, 1262 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (5 years 5 months 1 week 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 2651 times:



Quoting CokePopper (Reply 4):
One would think they need larger equipment for the
furniture market...

Furniture market is in the tank...


User currently offlineCIDflyer From United States of America, joined Apr 2005, 2362 posts, RR: 3
Reply 6, posted (5 years 5 months 1 week 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 2567 times:

slightly off topic, do they still have the MEM-GSO flight? I can't remember if that was being dropped or if it was GSP-MEM.

User currently offlineUPSMD11 From United States of America, joined May 2003, 819 posts, RR: 4
Reply 7, posted (5 years 5 months 1 week 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 2521 times:
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Luckily I'm in and out on one of the last MD88 flights to GSO next week.

I hate it when there are no mainline or at least CR9 flights on DL (no uprade opportunity). SDF is barely mainline with DL though we do get the E175 from NW to each station in the morning and these have 1st class.

Cheers,
John


User currently offlineAVLAirlineFreq From United States of America, joined Jun 2008, 1083 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (5 years 5 months 1 week 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 2508 times:



Quoting CIDflyer (Reply 6):
slightly off topic, do they still have the MEM-GSO flight? I can't remember if that was being dropped or if it was GSP-MEM.

MEM-GSO is still alive, but MEM-GSP is no more. Gotta push more pax through ATL, you know.


User currently offlineUncgso From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 345 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (5 years 5 months 1 week 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 2444 times:

Well let's hope they bring it back...
I mean this will be the 1st time since the early 1960's that
Greensboro/High Point/Winston-Salem (pop. 1.6 million) will not be served by ANY mainline jets from any of our legacy carriers. If it were not for Allegiant, GSO would be served entirely by RJ's. I guess RDU just sucked us dry, or our Piedmont Triad Airport Authority is too pre-occupied with FX to care. Or maybe it's a little of both. Will always be a mystery to me.


User currently offlineSoCalDL From United States of America, joined Jun 2009, 47 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (5 years 5 months 1 week 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 2394 times:

I hope this is just seasonal...I'll miss the MD88s roaring over my house at 7:30 every morning

User currently offlineAvConsultant From United States of America, joined Feb 2006, 1360 posts, RR: 2
Reply 11, posted (5 years 5 months 1 week 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 2376 times:



Quoting Uncgso (Reply 9):
I mean this will be the 1st time since the early 1960's that
Greensboro/High Point/Winston-Salem (pop. 1.6 million) will not be served by ANY mainline jets from any of our legacy carriers.

DL has pulled mainline from GSO several times in the past. This has been some what common.


User currently offlineCubsrule From United States of America, joined May 2004, 23306 posts, RR: 20
Reply 12, posted (5 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 2146 times:



Quoting Uncgso (Reply 9):
I guess RDU just sucked us dry, or our Piedmont Triad Airport Authority is too pre-occupied with FX to care.

I think you need to look southwest, not east. I bet CLT has lower fares than it has ever had, and it's now easier to get to CLT from many places to the north and east of Charlotte than it has ever been. RDU hasn't changed that drastically.



I can't decide whether I miss the tulip or the bowling shoe more
User currently offlineATLTPA From United States of America, joined Nov 2007, 136 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (5 years 5 months 1 week 21 hours ago) and read 2001 times:



Quoting Uncgso (Reply 9):
I mean this will be the 1st time since the early 1960's that
Greensboro/High Point/Winston-Salem (pop. 1.6 million) will not be served by ANY mainline jets from any of our legacy carriers.

Sad, isn't it?

I used GSO and INT (Smith Reynolds Airport in Winston-Salem) extensively when I lived in Winston-Salem 1989-1996.

In those days there were many, many USAir mainline flights out of GSO, USAir Express from INT, and a good number of DL mainline flights to ATL from GSO. There were even UA mainline flights to ORD and Dulles.

And remember CO's Cal Lite hub at GSO during the mid-1990s?

How things have changed!


User currently offlineUncgso From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 345 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (5 years 5 months 1 week 18 hours ago) and read 1917 times:



Quoting AvConsultant (Reply 11):
DL has pulled mainline from GSO several times in the past. This has been some what common.

I wasn't aware of this.

Quoting Cubsrule (Reply 12):
I think you need to look southwest, not east. I bet CLT has lower fares than it has ever had, and it's now easier to get to CLT from many places to the north and east of Charlotte than it has ever been

Very true. Heck, recently I had a friend fly out of ROA because it was cheaper.

Quoting ATLTPA (Reply 13):
Sad, isn't it?

I used GSO and INT (Smith Reynolds Airport in Winston-Salem) extensively when I lived in Winston-Salem 1989-1996.

In those days there were many, many USAir mainline flights out of GSO, USAir Express from INT, and a good number of DL mainline flights to ATL from GSO. There were even UA mainline flights to ORD and Dulles.

And remember CO's Cal Lite hub at GSO during the mid-1990s?

How things have changed!

Also used to be AA MD-80's to DFW, RDU, and FAY, and NW DC-9's to DTW at one time too. And back in the day we at one time had Piedmont, Eastern, PEOPLExpress, Eastwind, Skybus, and Ozark all using "big" jets. Now we have an airport with 20 some jetways and no big jets to use them, lol. (well i guess they are using some of them for the CRJ's now but its not the same).
Very sad indeed. At least we have G4.
Maybe WN, B6, or FL will come in one day.


User currently offlineJoseKMLB From United States of America, joined May 2008, 493 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (5 years 5 months 1 week 15 hours ago) and read 1869 times:



Quoting Uncgso (Reply 14):
or FL will come in one day.

If they come you will see the mainlines back there for sure.


User currently offline747fan From United States of America, joined Jun 2007, 1192 posts, RR: 1
Reply 16, posted (5 years 5 months 1 week 12 hours ago) and read 1815 times:



Quoting UPSMD11 (Reply 7):

As recently as around late 2007/early 2008 Delta ran 3 or 4 mainline MD80's a day to ATL out of SDF, with a daily 738 mixed in up until then.
Of course back in the 90's ATL-SDF was pretty much all 727's, MD80's and 732's.


User currently offlineSurfandSnow From United States of America, joined Jan 2009, 2908 posts, RR: 31
Reply 17, posted (5 years 5 months 1 week 12 hours ago) and read 1810 times:

Too bad Skybus isn't still around. I don't think GSO will ever again see service to the likes of BUR  sarcastic 


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