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Does DL Operate Nonstop LGA-SLC?  
User currently offlineAF022 From France, joined Dec 2003, 2162 posts, RR: 1
Posted (4 years 9 months 3 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 2618 times:

I was under the impression that there was a perimeter around LGA for nonstop service, and SLC was too far (but DEN wasn't). But for some reason I started to notice nonstop service on Saturdays only starting I think in February.

Have the rules changed? When is the first flight? Is this temporary or newly available for Saturdays only?

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User currently offlineCGKings317 From Canada, joined Nov 2005, 306 posts, RR: 6
Reply 1, posted (4 years 9 months 3 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 2608 times:
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The perimeter rule is not in force on Saturdays. All other days, the perimeter rule applies.

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User currently offlineMayor From United States of America, joined Mar 2008, 10432 posts, RR: 14
Reply 2, posted (4 years 9 months 3 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 2608 times:

The only one I can find is an A-319 that goes LGA-MEM-SLC, thereby adhering to the perimiter rule.


This flight also operates during the week.

[Edited 2009-12-05 21:08:38 by mayor]


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User currently offlineMAH4546 From Sweden, joined Jan 2001, 32789 posts, RR: 72
Reply 3, posted (4 years 9 months 3 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 2594 times:

There is no perimeter rule on Saturdays. There are plenty of routes operating beyond perimeter on Saturdays, including American to Vail, Delta to Salt Lake City and Continental to Aruba.


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User currently offlineCGKings317 From Canada, joined Nov 2005, 306 posts, RR: 6
Reply 4, posted (4 years 9 months 3 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 2550 times:
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Quoting Mayor (Reply 2):
The only one I can find is an A-319 that goes LGA-MEM-SLC, thereby adhering to the perimiter rule.

According to DL's desktop timetable application, a single 757 flight operates under the following schedule (using February 13th as an example)

DL2009 LGA 07:00 --> SLC 10:29
DL1668 SLC 13:40 --> LGA 20:06

~CGKings317  Smile



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User currently offlineAirport From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (4 years 9 months 3 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 2529 times:

Interesting, I did not know this.

Could/Would AS consider running a dual NYC operation like what they did with IAD/DCA for a while. Perhaps something like 2x daily SEA-EWR and Saturday-only service to LGA?


User currently offlineMAH4546 From Sweden, joined Jan 2001, 32789 posts, RR: 72
Reply 6, posted (4 years 9 months 3 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 2524 times:



Quoting Airport (Reply 5):

Could/Would AS consider running a dual NYC operation like what they did with IAD/DCA for a while. Perhaps something like 2x daily SEA-EWR and Saturday-only service to LGA?

No, not at all. The operating costs for one station would be significant, and on Saturdays - when there is little business travel to speak - there is no fare premium to extrapolate by serving LGA.

Airlines - including ATA, Delta and US Airways - have tried LGA-LAX/LAS/SFO on Saturdays and failed.



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User currently offlineCGKings317 From Canada, joined Nov 2005, 306 posts, RR: 6
Reply 7, posted (4 years 9 months 3 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 2516 times:
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Quoting Airport (Reply 5):
Interesting, I did not know this.

Could/Would AS consider running a dual NYC operation like what they did with IAD/DCA for a while. Perhaps something like 2x daily SEA-EWR and Saturday-only service to LGA?

I doubt it. That I know of, AS does not have a station in the lower 48 which it serves on an aggregate of less than daily.

But I also did not think AS would get into the California-Hawai'i business -- my how wrong I was! Big grin

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User currently offlineEWRkid1990 From United States of America, joined Mar 2009, 181 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (4 years 9 months 3 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 2497 times:



Quoting MAH4546 (Reply 3):
Continental to Aruba.

Continental flies to Aruba? From LGA? I call shananigans.

http://www.continental.com/web/en-US...D=D963BEB155C041C18D0BED290E922D5F


User currently offlineCGKings317 From Canada, joined Nov 2005, 306 posts, RR: 6
Reply 9, posted (4 years 9 months 3 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 2473 times:
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Quoting EWRkid1990 (Reply 8):
Continental flies to Aruba? From LGA? I call shananigans.

In fact, it does. From the Star Alliance Desktop Application and using December 12 as an example:

CO1851 LGA 07:55 --> AUA 13:29 B738
CO1852 AUA 14:25 --> LGA 18:26 B738

~CGKings317  Smile



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User currently offlineAirport From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (4 years 9 months 3 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 2389 times:



Quoting MAH4546 (Reply 6):
No, not at all. The operating costs for one station would be significant, and on Saturdays - when there is little business travel to speak - there is no fare premium to extrapolate by serving LGA.

Airlines - including ATA, Delta and US Airways - have tried LGA-LAX/LAS/SFO on Saturdays and failed.



Quoting CGKings317 (Reply 7):
I doubt it. That I know of, AS does not have a station in the lower 48 which it serves on an aggregate of less than daily.

But I also did not think AS would get into the California-Hawai'i business -- my how wrong I was!

~CGKings317

Thanks for the prompt and thought out responses which very much answered my question.  Smile


User currently offlineViscount724 From Switzerland, joined Oct 2006, 25356 posts, RR: 22
Reply 11, posted (4 years 9 months 3 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 2372 times:



Quoting CGKings317 (Reply 9):
Quoting EWRkid1990 (Reply 8):
Continental flies to Aruba? From LGA? I call shananigans.

In fact, it does. From the Star Alliance Desktop Application and using December 12 as an example:

CO1851 LGA 07:55 --> AUA 13:29 B738
CO1852 AUA 14:25 --> LGA 18:26 B738

I think that Saturday-only LGA-AUA flight has been around for quite a while. AUA is one of the rare points (other than Canada) with U.S. immigration pre-clearance. If not, I don't think that flight could operate AUA-LGA as LGA isn't equipped to handle inbound international airline flights that aren't pre-cleared. I think their customs/immigration facility only handles small aircraft and business jets etc., at least that used to be the case.

BDA/NAS/FPO are the other island points with U.S. pre-clearance. NW/DL operate LGA-NAS daily and there used to be LGA-BDA service (forget who operated that, possibly DL, but it seems to have been dropped).


User currently offlineMAH4546 From Sweden, joined Jan 2001, 32789 posts, RR: 72
Reply 12, posted (4 years 9 months 3 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 2359 times:



Quoting Viscount724 (Reply 11):
NW/DL operate LGA-NAS daily and there used to be LGA-BDA service (forget who operated that, possibly DL, but it seems to have been dropped).

American, Delta, Northwest and US Airways have all operated the route within the past five years, and Spirit announced the route and started taking bookings, but never started. This summer, NW/DL does plan to fly the route with an A320.



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User currently offlineMayor From United States of America, joined Mar 2008, 10432 posts, RR: 14
Reply 13, posted (4 years 9 months 2 weeks 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 2202 times:



Quoting CGKings317 (Reply 4):


Quoting Mayor (Reply 2):
The only one I can find is an A-319 that goes LGA-MEM-SLC, thereby adhering to the perimiter rule.

According to DL's desktop timetable application, a single 757 flight operates under the following schedule (using February 13th as an example)

DL2009 LGA 07:00 --> SLC 10:29
DL1668 SLC 13:40 --> LGA 20:06

Using Delta.com, I was unable to find those flights for Feb. 13th or any other day. The only one I found was the flight that I mentioned, operated by NW.



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User currently offlineFlyPNS1 From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 6608 posts, RR: 24
Reply 14, posted (4 years 9 months 2 weeks 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 2172 times:



Quoting Mayor (Reply 13):

Using Delta.com, I was unable to find those flights for Feb. 13th or any other day.

I found it on Delta.com with no problem. I used Feb20 for LGA-SLC and Feb27 for SLC-LGA....quoted price was only $400 which isn't too bad.


User currently offlineMayor From United States of America, joined Mar 2008, 10432 posts, RR: 14
Reply 15, posted (4 years 9 months 2 weeks 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 2147 times:



Quoting FlyPNS1 (Reply 14):
I found it on Delta.com with no problem. I used Feb20 for LGA-SLC and Feb27 for SLC-LGA....quoted price was only $400 which isn't too bad.

Maybe the schedule changed between Feb 13th and the 20th. I used the 13th to keep it consistent with what he had mentioned.



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User currently offlineCGKings317 From Canada, joined Nov 2005, 306 posts, RR: 6
Reply 16, posted (4 years 9 months 2 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 2060 times:
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Quoting Mayor (Reply 13):
Using Delta.com, I was unable to find those flights for Feb. 13th or any other day. The only one I found was the flight that I mentioned, operated by NW.

mmm. I was able to find the nonstop flight using 13 February using Delta.com...wierd  

~CGKings317  Smile

[Edited 2009-12-06 09:43:15]


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User currently offlineMayor From United States of America, joined Mar 2008, 10432 posts, RR: 14
Reply 17, posted (4 years 9 months 2 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 2005 times:



Quoting CGKings317 (Reply 16):
mmm. I was able to find the nonstop flight using 13 February using Delta.com...wierd

Weird, indeed. I am unable to come up with this flight on Delta.com, but I can get it on the employee site, Travelnet.



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