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Delta Capacity Increase 11/24 ATL-LAX  
User currently offlineAirAfreak From United States of America, joined Apr 2012, 736 posts, RR: 0
Posted (2 years 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 5220 times:
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Everybody knows, the Sunday after Thanksgiving Holiday is a very busy travel day in the USA. However, why the additional 777 (2x777) and the single 744, in addition to the other 4x767, 1x332, and a 757 operating ATL-LAX?

All of this is welcoming news for me, however, will this be around to stay? Would love to sit in a 744 again, soon!

Bon Voyage,

AirAfreak


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User currently offlineDeltal1011man From United States of America, joined Sep 2005, 9672 posts, RR: 14
Reply 1, posted (2 years 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 5117 times:

Quoting AirAfreak (Thread starter):

Delta Also has some one off flights from LAX. IIRC BNA/FLL and BWI(2x) will get flights. MCO is getting a 752/73H and a 753 . MSP is getting a 332, CVG/MEM are getting extra flight. LAX-KOA is getting a 763 for the weekend.

I think thats about it.



yep.
User currently offlinejporterfi From United States of America, joined Feb 2012, 446 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (2 years 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 4997 times:

That Sunday is actually 11/25. Also I'm seeing a slightly different schedule for that day: 4x 757, 1x 764, 1x763, 1x 332, 1x 777, 1x 77L, and 2x 744. Even for the Sunday after Thanksgiving, 2 744s on the route plus an additional 777 seems like way too much capacity.

User currently offlineAirAfreak From United States of America, joined Apr 2012, 736 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (2 years 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 4933 times:
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Quoting jporterfi (Reply 2):

Yes, my mistake... I was seeing an LAX-ATL and not v.v. but surprising for 2x 744 on the inbound to LAX!!!



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User currently offlineDTWLAX From United States of America, joined Aug 2009, 811 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (2 years 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 4653 times:

And on Monday 11/26 there is a 1x 77L, 1x 772 and 1x332 flying to ATL from LAX while the 744 heads to DTW from LAX

User currently offlineNWADTWE16 From United States of America, joined Jun 2012, 242 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (2 years 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 4567 times:

Yeah Delta, mods are done, why not get those beauties all over just to show your prowess!! Love it..looking forward to our trusty photographers getting shots of these queens of the sky making their presense shown at unusual airports

User currently onlinedlflynhayn From United States of America, joined Apr 2008, 434 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (2 years 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 4208 times:

Quoting Deltal1011man (Reply 1):
LAX-KOA is getting a 763 for the weekend.


You beat me to it! I was thinking of going home this weekend and saw that 763-300 to KOA,but since DL is running 2xLAX-MCI on Sunday and I'm a Bronco fan i think i'll head over to Arrowhead Stadium to watch the Bronco's kick some butt...


User currently offlineFlyASAGuy2005 From United States of America, joined Sep 2007, 7004 posts, RR: 7
Reply 7, posted (2 years 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 3450 times:

Quoting jporterfi (Reply 2):
Even for the Sunday after Thanksgiving, 2 744s on the route plus an additional 777 seems like way too much capacity.

Apparently not. Loads on all the flights are healthy. Heading west, on the first 744, there's only 1 BE seat left for sale and about 20 coach seats. On the second, BE is sold out and a little over 20 left in the back. Both 777s has about 40 seats left. Eastbound, there are more available seats but I fully expect them to be in the 80% LF range by day of departure.



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