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New AE Route: Traverse City To Marquette

Mon Jan 06, 2003 6:11 am

American Eagle will start daily (except Saturday) non-stop ERJ service between Traverse City, Michigan and Marquette, Michigan starting 7 January 2003. The service will originate at Chicago O'Hare and replace American Eagle's daily O'Hare-Marquette service.
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RE: New AE Route: Traverse City To Marquette

Mon Jan 06, 2003 6:23 am

I saw this too. The reason is so obvious. ORD-TVC-SAW. Sawyer is a maint. base for AE. Loads were probably not that good on the ORD-SAW run this time of year. So, instead of flying it half full to SAW, they can fly it to TVC, full, then continue onto SAW.

 
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RE: New AE Route: Traverse City To Marquette

Mon Jan 06, 2003 7:25 am

Does anyone have any numbers on the load factors between Chicago and Traverse City and Chicago up to Sawyer?? I'm kind of curious as to the popularity of them.
 
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RE: New AE Route: Traverse City To Marquette

Mon Jan 06, 2003 7:28 am

only reason Eagle has Marquette on the map is because they were given a free hangar at the airport for maintenance...

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RE: New AE Route: Traverse City To Marquette

Mon Jan 06, 2003 7:55 am

SegmentKing. They used to have their maint. base at MQT. So its not entirely true. I feel if they wouldnt have moved to SAW, they would have still kept the MQT base open.
 
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RE: New AE Route: Traverse City To Marquette

Mon Jan 06, 2003 8:58 am

but they did drop scheduled services to Marquette for some time.

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RE: New AE Route: Traverse City To Marquette

Mon Jan 06, 2003 9:12 am

When did they drop service to MQT?
 
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RE: New AE Route: Traverse City To Marquette

Mon Jan 06, 2003 2:08 pm

it was for a brief period of a few months.. i forgot the EXACT date...

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RE: New AE Route: Traverse City To Marquette

Mon Jan 06, 2003 2:49 pm

Looking at my AA schedules from early to mid 90's, they were operating ATR42 and ATR72 to ORD via GRB and TVC.

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