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Woah, All This New Service To HOU? Since When?  
User currently offlineJetBlueAUS From United States of America, joined Apr 2006, 1145 posts, RR: 8
Posted (5 years 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 7442 times:

I -know- that Wikipedia can be messed with and is not a viable source all the time but I was just checking to make sure all this new service is untrue. Wikipedia claims that AirTran is starting service from HOU to BWI, LGA, MCO, and LAX. And it also claims that JetBlue is starting BOS, MCO, IAD, and FLL. And is says that DL is going to start a daily SLC flight through Skywest Airlines. I couldn't find any press releases so I doubt that Wiki is telling the truth. Just want to make sure through a.net too!  Smile


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User currently offlineMayor From United States of America, joined Mar 2008, 10428 posts, RR: 14
Reply 1, posted (5 years 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 7201 times:

All I see on DL, thru December is SLC-IAH service.


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User currently offlineSurfandSnow From United States of America, joined Jan 2009, 2868 posts, RR: 30
Reply 2, posted (5 years 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 7196 times:

HOU is a WN stronghold. Seems like nobody else (AA, DL, even B6) can really do all that well from there...


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User currently offlineMayor From United States of America, joined Mar 2008, 10428 posts, RR: 14
Reply 3, posted (5 years 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 7145 times:

I looked at the same article in Wiki and checked with Delta.com. I saw no SLC-HOU service in DL's schedules. I would think it would be in res by now.


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User currently offlineDeltaL1011man From United States of America, joined Sep 2005, 9425 posts, RR: 14
Reply 4, posted (5 years 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 7145 times:



Quoting SurfandSnow (Reply 2):

Why would WN have anything to do with Delta's ATL-HOU flights?



yep.
User currently offlineCMB320 From United States of America, joined Oct 2000, 413 posts, RR: 6
Reply 5, posted (5 years 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 6854 times:



Quoting SurfandSnow (Reply 2):
HOU is a WN stronghold. Seems like nobody else (AA, DL, even B6) can really do all that well from there...

Actually, the airlines flying out of HOU are doing quite well.


User currently offlineDrerx7 From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 5192 posts, RR: 8
Reply 6, posted (5 years 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 6732 times:

BWI, MCO, LAX...I'd like to see someone try it without inciting the wrath of WN at HOU.


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User currently offlineAzncsa4qf744er From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 692 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (5 years 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 5018 times:

Looks like ATL-HOU will be mixed between ASA/SKYW/Pinnacle

User currently offlineJetBlueAUS From United States of America, joined Apr 2006, 1145 posts, RR: 8
Reply 8, posted (5 years 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 4555 times:



Quoting CMB320 (Reply 5):
Actually, the airlines flying out of HOU are doing quite well.

The airlines of HOU have been there for years! AA and DL have been there as long as I can remember and FL has been flying out of there for over 5 years, I believe. JetBlue has flown to HOU for over two years now with acceptable loads as well.



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User currently offlineMAH4546 From Sweden, joined Jan 2001, 32788 posts, RR: 72
Reply 9, posted (5 years 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 3909 times:

All of this service is false.


a.
User currently offlineElmoTheHobo From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 1540 posts, RR: 1
Reply 10, posted (5 years 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 3661 times:



Quoting JetBlueAUS (Reply 8):

The airlines of HOU have been there for years! AA and DL have been there as long as I can remember and FL has been flying out of there for over 5 years, I believe. JetBlue has flown to HOU for over two years now with acceptable loads as well.

American mainline stopped flying there a few years ago, the station is now all Eagle. They dropped the AUS-HOU-LGA and HOU-LAX flights around 2002-2003. Mainline left DFW-HOU and eventually was picked up (unfortunately) by the ATRs.


User currently offlineMayor From United States of America, joined Mar 2008, 10428 posts, RR: 14
Reply 11, posted (5 years 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 3618 times:

I don't recall DL mainline ever serving HOU and service there started in the mid to late 80's with regional a/c.


"A committee is a group of the unprepared, appointed by the unwilling, to do the unnecessary"----Fred Allen
User currently offlineIAHFLYR From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 4790 posts, RR: 22
Reply 12, posted (5 years 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 3618 times:



Quoting ElmoTheHobo (Reply 10):
eventually was picked up (unfortunately) by the ATRs.

There are still E145's flying DFW-HOU-DFW.



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User currently offlineDrerx7 From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 5192 posts, RR: 8
Reply 13, posted (5 years 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 3516 times:



Quoting Mayor (Reply 11):
I don't recall DL mainline ever serving HOU and service there started in the mid to late 80's with regional a/c.

That is definitely not true.
737-200s, 727-200s, MD88s, and 737-800s all were scheduled into Hobby. I flew a MD88 last summer (or summer before last) on HOU-ATL. In fact HOU-ATL was almost an exclusive 738 shuttle route.



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User currently offlineIAHFLYR From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 4790 posts, RR: 22
Reply 14, posted (5 years 1 day ago) and read 3422 times:



Quoting Drerx7 (Reply 13):
That is definitely not true.
737-200s, 727-200s, MD88s, and 737-800s all were scheduled into Hobby. I flew a MD88 last summer (or summer before last) on HOU-ATL. In fact HOU-ATL was almost an exclusive 738 shuttle route.

Exactly correct you are Drerx7!

In fact, it was a DL B732 that the most of a motor fell off of very soon after it departed HOU back in the 90's sometime....may have the time line incorrect but the aircraft was a DL B732.



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User currently offlineMayor From United States of America, joined Mar 2008, 10428 posts, RR: 14
Reply 15, posted (5 years 1 day ago) and read 3403 times:

Well, all I said was that I didn't recall it.......sheesh  Wink


"A committee is a group of the unprepared, appointed by the unwilling, to do the unnecessary"----Fred Allen
User currently offlineCV880 From United States of America, joined Mar 2007, 1132 posts, RR: 2
Reply 16, posted (5 years 1 day ago) and read 3363 times:



Quoting Drerx7 (Reply 13):
737-200s, 727-200s, MD88s, and 737-800s all were scheduled into Hobby. I flew a MD88 last summer (or summer before last) on HOU-ATL. In fact HOU-ATL was almost an exclusive 738 shuttle route.

As were 880's before You were born....


User currently offlineDrerx7 From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 5192 posts, RR: 8
Reply 17, posted (5 years 23 hours ago) and read 3321 times:



Quoting CV880 (Reply 16):
As were 880's before You were born....

LMAO! Yea, I was a little late to the party for those.
The 880/990/DC8/707 are all birds I hate I missed the chance to fly on. I didn't become aviation aware enough to schedule DC8s in the late 80s/early 90s.

In regards to HOU - now DL is all regional jet, B6 is 320, AE has AT7s (which is an increase in capacity from the RJs), of course AirTran is 717, and of course we have the endless stream of 737s from Southwest. Hopefully, VX will have a go at Hobby vs. IAH and I'd like to see Midwest return to HOU.



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User currently offlineJbmitt From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 547 posts, RR: 2
Reply 18, posted (5 years 21 hours ago) and read 3210 times:

Airtran brings the 737 in from time to time.. I don't think its scheduled, but I've flown in to HOU on the 737 twice in the last month. Both times we nearly taxied past the Airtran gate.. if it wasn't for 5 ground employees/marshallers waving frantically.

User currently offlineMayor From United States of America, joined Mar 2008, 10428 posts, RR: 14
Reply 19, posted (5 years 17 hours ago) and read 3101 times:

From what I can remember, the DL 880s were flying into IAH, not HOU.


"A committee is a group of the unprepared, appointed by the unwilling, to do the unnecessary"----Fred Allen
User currently offlineAvConsultant From United States of America, joined Feb 2006, 1360 posts, RR: 3
Reply 20, posted (5 years 16 hours ago) and read 3054 times:



Quoting Mayor (Reply 19):
From what I can remember, the DL 880s were flying into IAH, not HOU.

A little off topic, when were the 2 Houston airports opened?


User currently offlineIAHFLYR From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 4790 posts, RR: 22
Reply 21, posted (5 years 9 hours ago) and read 2952 times:



Quoting AvConsultant (Reply 20):
when were the 2 Houston airports opened?

HOU opened in 1927 and IAH 1969.



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User currently offlineMayor From United States of America, joined Mar 2008, 10428 posts, RR: 14
Reply 22, posted (5 years 6 hours ago) and read 2886 times:



Quoting IAHFLYR (Reply 21):
HOU opened in 1927 and IAH 1969.

If that's the case, I was wrong. At one time the DL 880s were flying into HOU and then later when the operation was moved to IAH.



"A committee is a group of the unprepared, appointed by the unwilling, to do the unnecessary"----Fred Allen
User currently offlineMexicana757 From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 3042 posts, RR: 28
Reply 23, posted (5 years 4 hours ago) and read 2818 times:



Quoting JetBlueAUS (Thread starter):
I -know- that Wikipedia can be messed with and is not a viable source all the time but I was just checking to make sure all this new service is untrue. Wikipedia claims that AirTran is starting service from HOU to BWI, LGA, MCO, and LAX. And it also claims that JetBlue is starting BOS, MCO, IAD, and FLL. And is says that DL is going to start a daily SLC flight through Skywest Airlines. I couldn't find any press releases so I doubt that Wiki is telling the truth. Just want to make sure through a.net too! Smile



Quoting MAH4546 (Reply 9):
All of this service is false.

As MAH4546 said, all of the service is false. Someone went around toying with the wikipedia page because they added MDW-HOU to start on the same dates. If such services were to be true there would be a press release.


User currently offlineMayor From United States of America, joined Mar 2008, 10428 posts, RR: 14
Reply 24, posted (5 years 4 hours ago) and read 2806 times:



Quoting Mexicana757 (Reply 23):
As MAH4546 said, all of the service is false. Someone went around toying with the wikipedia page because they added MDW-HOU to start on the same dates. If such services were to be true there would be a press release.

I think the Wiki page has now been corrected.



"A committee is a group of the unprepared, appointed by the unwilling, to do the unnecessary"----Fred Allen
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