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Delta MSP-HPN With A319?  
User currently offlineKHPN From United States of America, joined Sep 2010, 158 posts, RR: 0
Posted (4 years 1 month 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 5909 times:

Sorry if this has been discussed already, did a search but came up with nothing...

Flight aware shows flight 8955 MSP-HPN
http://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL8955
the flight number leads me to believe its a charter flight given the 8XXX flight number and the fact that DL sends no mainline to HPN and has no service to MSP anyway...

Does anyone have any insight as to the reason behind this flight?

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User currently offlineZANL188 From United States of America, joined Oct 2006, 3592 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (4 years 1 month 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 5860 times:
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I don't know but given the number of sports charters DL flies with the A319 I think I'd give that a look...


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User currently offlineKC135TopBoom From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 12181 posts, RR: 51
Reply 2, posted (4 years 1 month 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 5766 times:

Quoting KHPN (Thread starter):
the fact that DL sends no mainline to HPN and has no service to MSP anyway...

DL has no service in MSP? What happened to all those former NW routes out of MSP?


User currently offlinemayor From United States of America, joined Mar 2008, 10655 posts, RR: 14
Reply 3, posted (4 years 1 month 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 5755 times:

Could be an NHL charter, maybe?


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User currently offlineMSPNWA From United States of America, joined Apr 2009, 2021 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (4 years 1 month 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 5657 times:

NHL charter flight for the New York Rangers I bet. They played Colorado a few days ago and Minnesota last night.

User currently offlineDLX737200 From United States of America, joined May 2001, 1954 posts, RR: 19
Reply 5, posted (4 years 1 month 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 5653 times:

Quoting KC135TopBoom (Reply 2):

DL has no service in MSP? What happened to all those former NW routes out of MSP?

I think he was referring to HPN having no service to MSP...


User currently offlineKHPN From United States of America, joined Sep 2010, 158 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (4 years 1 month 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 5554 times:

Quoting DLX737200 (Reply 5):
Quoting KC135TopBoom (Reply 2):

DL has no service in MSP? What happened to all those former NW routes out of MSP?

I think he was referring to HPN having no service to MSP...

should have clarified. i did mean there is no HPN-MSP service.

Quoting MSPNWA (Reply 4):


NHL charter flight for the New York Rangers I bet. They played Colorado a few days ago and Minnesota last night.

why would the rangers fly into HPN? wouldn't LGA or TEB make a little more sense?


User currently offlineAA787 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 611 posts, RR: 12
Reply 7, posted (4 years 1 month 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 5515 times:

Quoting KHPN (Reply 6):
why would the rangers fly into HPN? wouldn't LGA or TEB make a little more sense?

Because they practice in Westchester



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User currently offlineKHPN From United States of America, joined Sep 2010, 158 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (4 years 1 month 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 5424 times:

Quoting AA787 (Reply 7):
Because they practice in Westchester

off topic but i thought they stopped practicing in playland?

if they still practice in westchester does that mean they usually fly into HPN?


User currently offlineAA787 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 611 posts, RR: 12
Reply 9, posted (4 years 1 month 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 5390 times:

Quoting KHPN (Reply 8):

off topic but i thought they stopped practicing in playland?

if they still practice in westchester does that mean they usually fly into HPN?

IIRC, both the Knicks and Rangers moved to their new facility in Greenburgh a few years ago.



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User currently offlinespinkid From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 1131 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (4 years 1 month 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 5334 times:

Interesting that they both practice in Westchester.

I do recall NW flying HPN-MSP with DC-9 service in the past.


User currently offlinetoltommy From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 3308 posts, RR: 5
Reply 11, posted (4 years 1 month 23 hours ago) and read 5057 times:

Quoting spinkid (Reply 10):

I do recall NW flying HPN-MSP with DC-9 service in the past.

I don't recall the 9 on it, but there was an RJ85 for a long time. Word was that the Mesaba CEO used it frequently to commute from his home in Westchester....


User currently offlineSNCntry32 From United States of America, joined Jan 2007, 1521 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (4 years 1 month 22 hours ago) and read 4938 times:

Yes, NW used to fly MSP HPN. I remeber working this flight back in 2007...


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User currently offlinePSU.DTW.SCE From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 7768 posts, RR: 27
Reply 13, posted (4 years 1 month 19 hours ago) and read 4748 times:

Quoting toltommy (Reply 11):
I don't recall the 9 on it, but there was an RJ85 for a long time. Word was that the Mesaba CEO used it frequently to commute from his home in Westchester....

It was a -9 before the ARJ, but yes Paul Foley used to commute on this flight regularly. DTW-HPN was regularly a -9 and then the ARJ, and now all CRJ.


User currently offlinetoltommy From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 3308 posts, RR: 5
Reply 14, posted (4 years 1 month 6 hours ago) and read 2984 times:

Quoting SNCntry32 (Reply 12):
Yes, NW used to fly MSP HPN.

I didn't doubt it, just didn't remember it, thats all....


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