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Massive DL Upgauges To DFW In Early September  
User currently offlineFSDan From United States of America, joined Jan 2011, 757 posts, RR: 2
Posted (2 years 5 months 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 12086 times:

Was just looking through the DL downloadable timetable, and I was surprised to see some huge flight increases around the first weekend in September, especially to DTW and ATL. Is there some massive convention going on that weekend, or what?

DFW-DTW

6:00 763
7:30 753
9:10 M90
10:45 757
13:00 753
14:00 763
15:15 753

DFW-ATL

5:45 757
8:15 763
11:00 763
12:15 M88
13:30 763
14:45 763
16:00 763
17:15 M90

That's 3 753s and 7 763s in one day!!!


SEA SFO SJC LAX ONT SAN DEN IAH DFW OMA FSD MSP MSN MKE ORD DTW CVG MEM JAN BHM RSW ATL CLT BWI PHL LGA JFK MEX LIM KEF
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User currently offlinecatdaddy63 From United States of America, joined Apr 2007, 308 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (2 years 5 months 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 12063 times:

Big football game in Jerry's house, aka Cowboy Stadium. September 1st, Michigan Wolverines vs Alabama Crimson Tide.

User currently offlineCoronado From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 1212 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (2 years 5 months 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 11508 times:
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Sure is nice to have the fleet flexibility to accommodate demand such as this.


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User currently offlineSkyPriorityDTW From United States of America, joined Oct 2010, 187 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (2 years 5 months 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 11232 times:

Huge game... Michigan vs. Alabama. I know a lot of friends who are going. I'm a Buckeye myself, so I sure won't be on that plane  


Keep Climbing...
User currently offlineAA737-823 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 5943 posts, RR: 11
Reply 4, posted (2 years 5 months 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 11089 times:

Wow... just like the old days, with delta 767's at the gates... as it should be!

User currently offlineFSDan From United States of America, joined Jan 2011, 757 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (2 years 5 months 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 10940 times:

Quoting SkyPriorityDTW (Reply 3):
Huge game... Michigan vs. Alabama.

Ahh, thanks. That explains it. I was wondering why there was such a huge bump in capacity from DTW and ATL, but not from the other hubs... This totally makes sense.



SEA SFO SJC LAX ONT SAN DEN IAH DFW OMA FSD MSP MSN MKE ORD DTW CVG MEM JAN BHM RSW ATL CLT BWI PHL LGA JFK MEX LIM KEF
User currently offlineeagle125 From United States of America, joined Jul 2012, 22 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (2 years 5 months 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 10707 times:

Quoting FSDan (Thread starter):
That's 3 753s and 7 763s in one day!!!
Quoting AA737-823 (Reply 4):
Wow... just like the old days, with delta 767's at the gates... as it should be!

Yep looking forward to seeing the DL widebodies back at Terminal E!



AT7, M80, 83, 88, E145, 190, B722, 732, 733, 735, 73G, 752, 772, 77W, A319, 320, 343
User currently offlineSeptember11 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 3623 posts, RR: 21
Reply 7, posted (2 years 5 months 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 10687 times:

Multiple DL 763 and 753 flights in DFW wows me. Sounds like a Delta reunion. Should be a really fun day for DFW spotters.


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User currently offlinequestions From Australia, joined Sep 2011, 852 posts, RR: 1
Reply 8, posted (2 years 5 months 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 10180 times:

Looks like they are preparing for the DL-AA merger!

User currently offlinerbgso From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 599 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (2 years 5 months 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 8984 times:

Quoting AA737-823 (Reply 4):
Wow... just like the old days, with delta 767's at the gates... as it should be!

Absolutely! Brings back fond memories of the DFW DL hub, with 767s, L1011s, even the odd MD11 (when they had them) gracing the tarmac.


User currently offlineIrishAyes From United States of America, joined Jan 2008, 2240 posts, RR: 15
Reply 10, posted (2 years 5 months 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 5160 times:

Quoting AA737-823 (Reply 4):

Wow... just like the old days, with delta 767's at the gates... as it should be!

 
Quoting September11 (Reply 7):
Multiple DL 763 and 753 flights in DFW wows me. Sounds like a Delta reunion. Should be a really fun day for DFW spotters.

Well, those 753s are ex-NWA birds that never frequented DFW back in the day, but certainly will be fun to see nevertheless. Almost wish I were in D-Town that weekend to spot for nostalgia's sake.



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User currently offlinegdg9 From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 671 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (2 years 5 months 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 4368 times:

For aug 31 and sep 2?
Checking Delta.com and only see a few 767s from DTW coming in on Aug 31

[Edited 2012-07-17 15:23:03]

User currently offlineDualQual From United States of America, joined Mar 2006, 792 posts, RR: 1
Reply 12, posted (2 years 5 months 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 3502 times:

Quoting catdaddy63 (Reply 1):

Big football game in Jerry's house, aka Cowboy Stadium. September 1st, Michigan Wolverines vs Alabama Crimson Tide.


Go Sinkhole!


User currently offlineckfred From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 5308 posts, RR: 1
Reply 13, posted (2 years 5 months 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 2655 times:

A bit off topic, but is AA doing swapping for larger aircraft, or adding extra flights into DFW that weekend? I could see extra seats out of DTW, as well as Birmingham, Huntsville, and Mobile.

User currently offlinePSU.DTW.SCE From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 7763 posts, RR: 27
Reply 14, posted (2 years 5 months 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 2514 times:

Quoting ckfred (Reply 13):
A bit off topic, but is AA doing swapping for larger aircraft, or adding extra flights into DFW that weekend? I could see extra seats out of DTW, as well as Birmingham, Huntsville, and Mobile.

AA has not added any additional capacity on these routes. I wouldn't expect AA to add anything on DTW-DFW, DL historically has added capacity to for bowl games for the University of Michigan.

DL is adding special schedules on BHM-DFW and HSV-DFW for the game, see below:

For those wondering about the schedule increases:

DTW-DFW:
Mon 8/27: 6x; (1x CR7, 1x CR9, 1x E75, 3x M88)
Tue 8/28: 5x; (1x CR7. 1x E75, 3x M88)
Wed 8/29: 7x (1x CR7, 2x E75, 3x M88, 1x 320)
Thu 8/30: 6x (2x CR7, 1x E75, 1x M88, 1x 757, 1x 753)
Fri 8/31: 7x (1x CR7, 1x E75, 1x M90, 3x 757, 1x 763)
Sat 9/1: 3x (1x E75, 1x M88, 1x M90)
Sun 9/2: 5x (2x M88, 2x 753, 1x 763)
Mon 9/3: 5x (1x CR7, 1x E75, 3x M88)
Tue 9/4: 5x (1x CR7, 1x E75, 3x M88)

DFW-DTW:
Mon 8/27: 6x; (1x E70 1x CR9, 1x E75, 3x M88)
Tue 8/28: 5x; (1x E70. 1x E75, 3x M88)
Wed 8/29: 6x (1x CR7, 1x E70, 1x E75, 3x M88)
Thu 8/30: 6x (1x CR7, 1x E70, 1x E75, 1x M88, 1x 757, 1x 753)
Fri 8/31: 6x (1x CR7, 1x E70, 1x E75, 2x M88, 1x 757)
Sat 9/1: 3x (1x M88, 1x M90, 1x 757)
Sun 9/2: 7x (1x M90, 1x 757, 3x 753, 2x 763)
Mon 9/3: 5x (1x CR9, 1x E75, 3x M88)
Tue 9/4: 5x (1x E70, 1x E75, 3x M88)


ATL-DFW:
Mon 8/27: 12x (1x E75, 2x M88, 2x M90, 7x 757)
Tue 8/28: 11x (2x M88, 3x M90, 6x 757)
Wed 8/29: 12x (2x M88, 3x M90, 7x 757)
Thu 8/30: 12x (2x M88, 3x M90, 7x 757)
Fri 8/31: 11x (2x M88, 4x M90, 5x 757)
Sat 9/1: 8x (1x M88, 2x M90, 3x 757, 1x 753, 1x 763)
Sun 9/2: 9x (3x M90, 2x 757, 4x 763)
Mon 9/3: 11x (1x CR9, 2x M88, 2x M90, 6x 757)
Tue 9/4: 11x (1x M88, 2x M90, 8x 757)

DFW-ATL:
Mon 8/27: 11x (2x M88, 2x M90, 7x 757)
Tue 8/28: 11x (2x M88, 3x M90, 6x 757)
Wed 8/29: 12x (2x M88, 4x M90, 6x 757)
Thu 8/30: 12x (2x M88, 3x M90, 7x 757)
Fri 8/31: 13x (3x M88, 3x M90, 6x 757, 1x 753)
Sat 9/1: 8x (1x E75, 1x M88, 3x M90, 3x 757)
Sun 9/2: 8x (1x M88, 1x M90, 1x 757, 5x 763)
Mon 9/3: 11x (2x M88, 2x M90, 7x 757)
Tue 9/4: 11x (1x M88, 2x M90, 8x 757)

LGA-DFW:
Sat 9/1: 2x (1x E70, 1x 319) instead of the normal Sat. schedule of 3x (1x CR7, 1x E70, 1x E75)

DFW-LGA:
Sun 9/2 2x (2x 319) instead of the normal Sun. schedule of 5x (2x E70, 3x E75)

HSV-DFW:
Fri 8/31 1x M88

DFW-HSV:
Sun 9/2 1x M88

BHM-DFW:
Fri 8/31 1x M88

DFW-BHM:
Sun 9/2 1x M88


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