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NW's Biggest International Market-NRT Or AMS?

Thu Dec 30, 2004 4:39 am

Just wondering which is Northwest's biggest international market. NRT and AMS inmediately come to mind. Also, is NW or CO the biggest US airline in Asia?
 
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RE: NW's Biggest International Market-NRT Or AMS?

Thu Dec 30, 2004 4:44 am

As for your first question, NW is definately bigger in NRT than AMS, due to their extensive Asian operation, but if you include KL in AMS, I would say that operation is bigger.

As for your second question, I would think NW, as a lot of CO flying in Asia is done by CO Micronesia.
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RE: NW's Biggest International Market-NRT Or AMS?

Thu Dec 30, 2004 4:49 am

I was under the impression that CO Micronesia was the samething as CO.
 
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RE: NW's Biggest International Market-NRT Or AMS?

Thu Dec 30, 2004 5:12 am

Juventus is correct... CO Micronesia IS Continental... it is not a separate entity.

And yes, NW is bigger in Asia.
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RE: NW's Biggest International Market-NRT Or AMS?

Thu Dec 30, 2004 5:41 am

The feed is larger in AMS because of the traffic generated from Africa, and SW Asia and Europe. Our stand alone operation in NRT/Japan is obviously bigger because of the onward traffic is most on NW-operated aircraft.
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RE: NW's Biggest International Market-NRT Or AMS?

Thu Dec 30, 2004 5:44 am

As for your second question, I would think NW, as a lot of CO flying in Asia is done by CO Micronesia.

CO with Air Mike, serves destination in Asia/Pacfic Region
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RE: NW's Biggest International Market-NRT Or AMS?

Thu Dec 30, 2004 6:16 am

Just as an example, here is one flight:

FLT.NO LEG DAY DEP TR ARRIVAL TR MEAL EQP SVC
#CO 902 GUM CNS Th 800P 1235A#1 I DDD 738
MILES GROUND ELAPSED ACCUM
2100 4.35 4.35
*OPERATED BY CONTINENTAL MICRONESIA
*S SKYTEAM-CARING MORE ABOUT YOU

Listed as a codeshare operated by Co Mike.
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RE: NW's Biggest International Market-NRT Or AMS?

Thu Dec 30, 2004 6:31 am

Northwest is significantly larger larger in Asia than CO. Roughly six times larger.
 
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RE: NW's Biggest International Market-NRT Or AMS?

Thu Dec 30, 2004 6:38 am

KAI: The airline code is the same as Continental (CO). The term "Micronesia" is evidently just a holdover from the time when it was a separate division after the acquisition. But the Guam hub's results are not separated from the rest of the company, financially or operationally. I believe the aircraft based in Guam no longer carry the Micronesia title either.
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RE: NW's Biggest International Market-NRT Or AMS?

Thu Dec 30, 2004 6:42 am

TWFirst, judging from the only recent pic in the database, you are correct about the paint. I just can't see why it would have a codeshare flight number if they are the same company....?
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RE: NW's Biggest International Market-NRT Or AMS?

Thu Dec 30, 2004 9:02 pm

I think NW carries more passengers from NRT than AMS, plus a lot more cargo . I think NRT is bigger than AMS, even with KLM's codesharing business