Bluegrass60 wrote:Speaking of WN, why would they add 5 daily flights between BNA-ATL? There is NO WAY the healthcare community in Nashville or Atlanta could ever fill all those seats on a route that competes favorably with the automobile.
It makes day trips for business quite a bit more feasible. And if you look at the schedule you'll see it's geared towards that. I love how the naysayers on here will say it always takes an hour to reach the airport in horrendous traffic but when they compare it to the drive time they always use the 3.5 hour figure which is the driving time between the two encountering no traffic at all.
Bluegrass60 wrote:From the ATL perspective, why would anyone in ATL want to connect in BNA?? (DL does operate the biggest connecting hub in the world at ATL).
Price-conscious travelers going anywhere north. I've taken connecting itineraries out of ATL several times because the DL nonstop was priced at a premium- as it should be.
Bluegrass60 wrote:I dunno....if I am a DL FF....am gonna stick with Delta for the miles....and they provide 11 flights/day. I like WN...but do not see how this works...ever.
$400 r/t for decades until WN steps in with a lower fare, DL matches, everybody flies DL for the miles and higher frequency, WN gives up, fare goes back to $400. Delta is not doing you any favors.