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DL Mainline Back To HOU  
User currently offlinebpat777 From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 393 posts, RR: 0
Posted (3 years 10 months 1 week 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 3461 times:

After years of DL Connection service only, it appears Delta will send a daily MD-88 into Houston's Hobby in the evenings. The service will leave ATL at 6:47p and arrive HOU about 8:10p with a morning return the following day. Looks like the service begins with the winter schedule. Nice change from the CR9's I always seem to travel on.

[Edited 2010-06-16 07:55:42]

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User currently onlinethomasphoto60 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 3860 posts, RR: 23
Reply 1, posted (3 years 10 months 1 week 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 3406 times:

Cool, glad to see DL mainline return.

Thomas



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User currently offlineJBAirwaysFan From United States of America, joined May 2009, 911 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (3 years 10 months 1 week 1 day ago) and read 2936 times:

The mainline trend seems to be coming back. Many stations are getting back their mainline services after years of DL Connection only.

I personally thought HOU would get mainline back when MDW did.

[Edited 2010-06-16 14:03:16]


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User currently onlineOzarkD9S From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 4878 posts, RR: 22
Reply 3, posted (3 years 10 months 1 week 23 hours ago) and read 2826 times:

Going mainline on first flight out/last flight in to outstations always seemed like common sense to me. It's usually those flights that tend to entice more biz travel. And it probably saves some on overnight charges.


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User currently offlineJetmatt777 From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 2725 posts, RR: 34
Reply 4, posted (3 years 10 months 1 week 23 hours ago) and read 2799 times:

Quoting JBAirwaysFan (Reply 2):
The mainline trend seems to be coming back. Many stations are getting back their mainline services after years of DL Connection only.

OKC is getting mainline back, too.



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User currently offlineBuddys747 From United States of America, joined Jan 2007, 515 posts, RR: 4
Reply 5, posted (3 years 10 months 1 week 19 hours ago) and read 2551 times:

Quoting OzarkD9S (Reply 3):
Going mainline on first flight out/last flight in to outstations always seemed like common sense to me. It's usually those flights that tend to entice more biz travel. And it probably saves some on overnight charges.


I was surprised DL didn't do this more. UA and US have always kept mainline service here in MDT (as one fly's over my house right now, can't mistake those V2500 engines howling) one flight a day and a lot of other NE cities get the same. Even with FL ending ATL in September, on the schedule DL is keeping the one mainline flight. Good for HOU though, maybe this will things to come for DL.


User currently offlineFlyinround731 From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 241 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (3 years 10 months 1 week 17 hours ago) and read 2389 times:

Nice to hear that the MadDogs are coming back to HOU!

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