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AF CVG-CDG, Worth It?  
User currently offlineAirbus380 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (15 years 2 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 1693 times:

I went on AF from CVG-CDG last summer and there were 97 people on a AF 767. Why would AF waste its time with destinations like CVG? Nothing is wrong with it, but I think that Delta can handle most of its flights and AF has no place there.

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User currently offlineMiller22 From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 741 posts, RR: 4
Reply 1, posted (15 years 2 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 1660 times:

And with Comair out of action now, there are probably 20 seats full.

The way airline scheduling works is that during one part of the day a flight is full from CDG to CVG, but the return is empty. The airplane still makes money.

User currently offlineDeltAirlines From United States of America, joined May 1999, 9022 posts, RR: 11
Reply 2, posted (15 years 2 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 1655 times:

Comair will be back running within possibly two weeks, with Delta cleared, so now Comair is left.


User currently offlineDutchjet From Netherlands, joined Oct 2000, 7864 posts, RR: 56
Reply 3, posted (15 years 2 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 1615 times:

CVG-CDG connects 2 major hubs in the growing Air France/Delta alliance, so Air France will be a permanent resident at CVG as long as that deal is in place. Sabena flew to CVG when it was "married" to DL, and now flies to DFW instead due to is new relationship with AA. Hub to Hub services are important, that your flight was lightly booked COULD have been a rare event, or maybe it was at the very beginning of the AF/DL deal?

User currently offlineAlle From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (15 years 2 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 1611 times:

I was planning to go and see a friend of mine who lives in Cincinnati and my itienary (HEL-CDG-CVG-CDG-HEL) said that the CDG-CVG leg would me operated by a AF B744. Now i have decided not to go because my friend's got summer school.


User currently offlineA340-600 From France, joined Aug 1999, 95 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (15 years 2 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 1595 times:

I was in B767 between CDG-CVG two weeks ago and the plane was nearly full 198 pax. CVG is a Delta hub and the service is perfect, there is no wait to take another flight. We had only 1h15 to take another flight and we have it (we had to go through customs, take our luggages and to put them back).

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