The Airlink CRJ's replaced the Saabs on Nov. 26, so NW is all-jet at ROC now.
When I landed at ROC last Tuesday at about 11:40 pm, I noticed 4 mainline US Airways jets parked for the night--3 A319's, and 1 A320, plus 4 DH8's. US only flies mainline planes from ROC to PIT, PHL, and CLT these days. So I figured that one of these must have been the second daily flight to one of those destinations. Doesn't sound like good fleet utilization to me, though it is good to still be able to see 4 US mainline a/c at ROC at once. Also overnighting: 1 B6 A320; 1 DL 722; 1 DL CRJ; 1 AA F100 (enjoy them while I can
); 2 UA 733's; 1 NW DC-9-30 (to be two when the MSP flight starts); 1 COX ERJ-135; 1 COX ERJ-145; 2 CO Connection B1900's.
Also noticed that there was only one AirTran a/c overnighting (the one I arrived on from BWI). Usually there are two, aren't there? We still have early AM flights to both BWI and ATL. Saw the same when I drove past the airport around midnight the next day.
Was at BUF last night and saw the Miami Dolphins' charter at the NFTA gate right by Genesee Street, an AA 767-300. Fortunately, the Bills remembered how to play football and squished the fish into the snow today.