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DL To Increase YEG-SLC.

Thu Jun 22, 2006 2:33 am

Sounds like DL partner Skywest will be bumping up the YEG-SLC route to 3 daily flights up from 2.The flights are flown by skywest CRJ-100s.The increase is supposed to happen in November,no firm dates showing in the skeds yet though.The current 2 daily seem to be running full in both directions.Anyone from DL here that can enlighten us???
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Thu Jun 22, 2006 2:40 am

Interesting move - part of the increased demand could be that CO pulled its daily IAH-YEG 735 service and those pax are now flying DL via SLC to reach many US destinations.

I was very surprised when CO pulled this route - due to the terrible timing of the flights, CO more or less brought it on themselves.
 
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RE: DL To Increase YEG-SLC.

Thu Jun 22, 2006 3:38 am

Is Air Canada not starting this route with the Embraers, or CRJ's? I thought that Edmonton was ripe for expansion to the US, as stated by Air Canada i beleive a few months ago?
 
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Thu Jun 22, 2006 3:43 am

DL would likewise be smart to upgrade SLC-YYC to 738 mainline service for 2 of the four flights. More than likely there is a mainline a/c shortage is why they don't do this and perhaps add more 738 or MD-90 to their trans-border western Canada service to their SLC hub. One thing DL and SkyWest should look at doing is cutting back some frequency of CRJ service to northwestern Montana where they have 4-6 flights per day from SLC to GTF and FCA (GPI), and putting a couple of CRJ flights into Lethbridge (YQL). Many of the PAX going into GTF and FCA (GPI) are from SW Alberta.  twocents 
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RE: DL To Increase YEG-SLC.

Thu Jun 22, 2006 3:46 am

Quoting GoBlue (Reply 2):
Is Air Canada not starting this route with the Embraers, or CRJ's? I thought that Edmonton was ripe for expansion to the US, as stated by Air Canada I believe a few months ago?

DL has AC aced out (no pun intended!) in trans-border service to the western US to/from SLC.
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RE: DL To Increase YEG-SLC.

Thu Jun 22, 2006 3:50 am

Does anyone have any idea how DL's new service to YYJ is doing? I presume they are using this service to feed their flights to other destinations in the US. I could not imagine YYJ-SLC having enough O&D traffic to sustain service.
 
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Thu Jun 22, 2006 3:54 am

Quoting DFORCE1 (Reply 5):
Does anyone have any idea how DL's new service to YYJ is doing? I presume they are using this service to feed their flights to other destinations in the US. I could not imagine YYJ-SLC having enough O&D traffic to sustain service.

Sometime go and look at the daily seating charts for what has filled up at Delta.com. From what I've observed they are running about two third to three quarters full which is profitable for a CRJ-100 route. The only entity hurt by this is BC Ferry's not making any money from people from the island trying to get to YVR to catch a flight.
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Thu Jun 22, 2006 4:00 am

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ahhh yes, the MTC in Provo certainly gets a lot of its "recruits" from Southern Alberta (...and I'm not even a "member"!!).  duck  LOL!

Actually, DL might still have landing rights in YQL (Lethbridge).

Western Airlines had the route when range was an issue. Lethbridge was the geographically closest airport from Great Falls, and Air Canada actually used Lethbridge as its hub when they started tran-continental service for the same range reason. I don't believe the landing rights were ever taken away, although I could be wrong.

YQL is going to be getting charter routes to Mexico this winter, I do believe Air Transat or Skyservice is doing the runs.



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RE: DL To Increase YEG-SLC.

Thu Jun 22, 2006 5:07 am

Quoting Wolsingerjet (Thread starter):
The flights are flown by skywest CRJ-100s.

Per DLNet schedule dept....Skywest has 56 CRJ200 A/C.and zero CRJ100
All the DCI carriers are the same way - CRJ200s

I'm not familiar with the CRJ100 but somebody will clue me in on what it is.

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Thu Jun 22, 2006 5:10 am

Comair operates CRJ100's. The 100's and 200's are nearly identical with the execption of engine ratings.
 
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RE: DL To Increase YEG-SLC.

Thu Jun 22, 2006 2:12 pm

Quoting Rikkus67 (Reply 7):
ahhh yes, the MTC in Provo certainly gets a lot of its "recruits" from Southern Alberta (...and I'm not even a "member"!!). LOL!

Actually service to PVU (Provo, UT--home of Brigham Young University and the LDS-MTC) from several hubs like DEN, LAX, SFO, PHX, LAS and SEA has been discussed by UA/Express, AE, DC/SkyWest and Horizon amoungst others.

Quoting Rikkus67 (Reply 7):
Actually, DL might still have landing rights in YQL (Lethbridge).
Western Airlines had the route when range was an issue. Lethbridge was the geographically closest airport from Great Falls, and Air Canada actually used Lethbridge as its hub when they started tran-continental service for the same range reason. I don't believe the landing rights were ever taken away, although I could be wrong.

YQL would be the third Alberta city to get DC/SkyWest flights into SLC, and DL inherited any landing rights previously held by Western Airlines when they were merged back in 1987. The religious demography you described above is a huge factor why this can and will work. Probably the cost has been the big issue since trans-border service typically adds about 30% to fare pricing, hence the reason why GTF and FCA are loaded with flights from DC/SkyWest for their size into SLC since they are only 2-3 hours away from places like Cardston, Magrath, Raymond as well as Lethbridge.

Quoting Rikkus67 (Reply 7):
YQL is going to be getting charter routes to Mexico this winter, I do believe Air Transat or Skyservice is doing the runs.

I beleive it will be SkyService from SunQuest or Signature Vacations that will be doing runs to Los Cabos (SJD) and Puerto Vallarta (PVR). The resorts there will be the lucky all-inclusives that many a western Canuck can go and warm up at during the winter. DL has daily flights there from SLC during the winter as well. The Mormons are the only sober ones at night down there!            

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Thu Jun 22, 2006 11:49 pm

Quoting Wolsingerjet (Thread starter):
Sounds like DL partner Skywest will be bumping up the YEG-SLC route to 3 daily flights up from 2.

Any other Canadian cities either DL or AC could have regular scheduled SLC service between the two?
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Fri Jun 23, 2006 1:20 am

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Hmmm, Sounds like you know Southern Alberta VERY WELL...

A couple of my closest friends went thru MTC, so hence some basic knowledge on that...

re: Mexico charters.

Skyservice makes sense. I was re-tiling the YQL check-in area, and had a discussion with the AC Jazz staff there. I am a little worried about how the single gate will be able to accomodate 100 people, I do believe seating in that area is around 60. Also, with the new security system for baggage (traveller has to take luggage thru the Xray themselves) I don't see boarding times to be too efficient. Another headache will be the lack of a jetway into the aircraft. In YQL's case, I believe "if you build it, they will come...". I am sure that YEG may still have some used ones after their expansion....hmmm.....
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RE: DL To Increase YEG-SLC.

Fri Jun 23, 2006 2:07 am

Quoting Rikkus67 (Reply 12):
Skyservice makes sense.
They are configured in a single class as I recall, a "cattle-carrier" to warmer environs during the cold Canadian winters! LOL! Yes I have a few good friends in SW Alberta. My fiancee is from there and Calgary originally.
I'm curious as to what a/c they will use from YQL, a Boeing 752 with the RR engines or an Airbus A320.

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Fri Jun 23, 2006 2:23 am

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Talking to a fellow employee who has used Skyservice, he agrees with the "cattle-carrier" moniker.

It will be interesting to have jet service back at YQL. Although it won't be daily, it's been quite a while since we've had jet service...


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I miss Time Air's monopoly on Lethbridge (it's homebase)... At one time I beleive they were up to 12+ flights a day, and you could fly to the coast, rather than having to go to the YYC hub....

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RE: DL To Increase YEG-SLC.

Fri Jun 23, 2006 3:12 am

Quoting Rikkus67 (Reply 14):
Talking to a fellow employee who has used Skyservice, he agrees with the "cattle-carrier" moniker.

Cabo San Lucas (SJD) and Puerto Vallarta (PVR), Mexico are considerably closer than say to the Dominican Republic, where I have had some friends go (A very long "trans-con" type flight from YYC/YQR-POP). SJD is only a 2.75 hour flight from SLC, so figure 5 hours maximum to get down to the south end of the Baja (I actually drove that once when I was a "crazy" younger man living in Riverside, CA!) from YQL.
If DC/SkyWest can justify YYJ as a second BC airport for service to SLC, then I think that there is ample justification to add YQL to the mix, particularly when so much of the loads on CRJ's to GTF and FCA (GPI) are SW Alberta in origin. The religious demography you're obviously familiar with makes this an O&D flight by and large between YQL & SLC, since so many folks there have a Wasatch Front relative to visit and what not. The oil and gas exploration and equipment business clearly justifies expanded service from SLC to YEG.
Beyond that I could perhaps see AC adding service to YUL from SLC since there are a few more connecting options to Europe that they can compete with DL going through JFK on (CDG being a big one). I do see DC/SkyWest though looking at one of the two Saskatchewan cities (YQR or YXE) to SLC as well so they don't have to back-track on NW through MSP.

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Fri Jun 23, 2006 3:22 am

To have YQL to SLC service would certainly alleviate the necessity to fly or drive to YYC to go anywhere south.
My earliest recollection of flying was on a Time Air Twin Otter to YYC from YQL, and then hopping on Hughes Airwest to fly south. To say YQL is somewhat underserved is an understatement.....
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RE: DL To Increase YEG-SLC.

Fri Jun 23, 2006 3:32 am

Quoting Rikkus67 (Reply 16):
To have YQL to SLC service would certainly alleviate the necessity to fly or drive to YYC to go anywhere south.
My earliest recollection of flying was on a Time Air Twin Otter to YYC from YQL, and then hopping on Hughes Airwest to fly south. To say YQL is somewhat underserved is an understatement.....

I'm told it is pretty much a two hour drive from Lethbridge or the other communities mentioned to get up to YYC. It is 2-3 hours driving south to get to Great Falls or Kalispell, and during the winter, this can present the usual road hazards as well as waiting in line at the border crossing stations. YQLs proximity to the US border as well as the Montana cities mentioned, is what has made it under-served. It clearly needs a couple of trans-border flights to SLC since dealing with the US is a big part of their daily business.
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Fri Jun 23, 2006 5:49 am

Actually, by the time you negotiate through Calgary (now OFFICIALLY over 1 million), it can take anywhere from 2.5 to 2 3/4 hours to get to the airport. In good weather (and a no-hastle border crossing), direct to Great Falls International Airport still is around 3 hours.

I wonder if DL has done any homework into how many people south of Calgary fly from YYC?
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Fri Jun 23, 2006 5:56 am

Quoting Rikkus67 (Reply 18):
Actually, by the time you negotiate through Calgary (now OFFICIALLY over 1 million), it can take anywhere from 2.5 to 2 3/4 hours to get to the airport. In good weather (and a no-hastle border crossing), direct to Great Falls International Airport still is around 3 hours.
I wonder if DL has done any homework into how many people south of Calgary fly from YYC?

I'm told they are looking into it for this and some other Canadian routes to serve from SLC. The big issue is costs for trans-border flying as I eluded to in my first posting on this. Sometime look at the cost of a SLC ticket from YYC and compare one to GTF and look at the fees and taxes. YYC will have about 3-4 times the taxes and fees.
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Fri Jun 23, 2006 6:14 am

gotta love (formerly) living in a city -YQL- too close to a major airport -YYC- (now)
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Fri Jun 23, 2006 6:25 am

Quoting Rikkus67 (Reply 18):
Actually, by the time you negotiate through Calgary (now OFFICIALLY over 1 million), it can take anywhere from 2.5 to 2 3/4 hours to get to the airport.

Many people along the Wasatch Front (metro Salt Lake City, now close to 2 million) are starting to think the same way. The south end in Utah Valley (Provo) would like air service and as I also eluded to earlier it has been explored to start service at PVU, but to many people like the flight selection SLC offers being a major DL hub. Provo typically now is over an hour from SLC. When DIA was planned a few years back, Colorado Springs split away and got COS going and many say Utah County should get PVU going like their Front Range counterparts did two decades ago. Lethbridge and YQL is even further away from Calgary & YYC.
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Fri Jun 23, 2006 6:37 am

I think it is time for YQL city officials to start promoting such an idea. With Time Air/Canadi>n Regional long gone, and Integra Air too small to be able to take on such a role, it might be time to think outside the box.

Previously, I have done work for Westjet (Pax Safety Card design 1999-2005), and it was mentioned an East/West route going from Winnipeg or Regina out to the coast was in the works. With the closer proximity (and convenience) of Lethbridge to both sides of the provincial border, and into both BC and SK.... Lethbridges trading area is far greater than a lot of people realize.
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Fri Jun 23, 2006 7:34 am

Quoting Rikkus67 (Reply 22):
With the closer proximity (and convenience) of Lethbridge to both sides of the provincial border, and into both BC and SK.... Lethbridge's trading area is far greater than a lot of people realize.

This area goes from roughly the Trail/Castelgar/Nelson area in BC over to the Moose Jaw area of SK. One thing people need to keep in mind is that 75-80% of Canada's population is within 1-2 hours of driving time to the US border. Calgary and Edmonton are the most removed large cities in Canada that are the greatest distance from the border with the United States.
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Fri Jun 23, 2006 7:45 am

SLC...you said you are marrying a girl from Southern Alberta...with all the info you have of it... did you ever live up here?
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Fri Jun 23, 2006 7:48 am

Quoting Rikkus67 (Reply 24):
SLC...you said you are marrying a girl from Southern Alberta...with all the info you have of it... did you ever live up here?

Visited a number of times, and whats more she actually lived here in SLC for nearly 9 years (1991-2000), and she now lives out in Nanaimo on Vancouver Island.
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Fri Jun 23, 2006 7:55 am

wow..now THAT is quite an LDR! When's the happy event?
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Fri Jun 23, 2006 10:51 am

Quoting Rikkus67 (Reply 26):
wow..now THAT is quite an LDR! When's the happy event?

As soon as the fiancee visa is approved by DHS, which could be awhile.   
She actually did part of her nursing school up in Edmonton, and points out there are a lot of cultural and economic ties to SLC up there as well. Hence the need to go to three CRJs per day SLC-YEG. But YQL is next for Alberta is the word.

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Fri Jun 23, 2006 1:20 pm

I wonder if this could end being like the HP service to YEG that started off with CRJs then moved to mainline with 733s,319s,and the odd 320???This all happened within a year of HP launching the flights,and from looking on the DL website filling the 2 CRJs to/from SLC doesnt seem to be a problem.
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Fri Jun 23, 2006 4:43 pm

Quoting SLCUT2777 (Reply 6):
Sometime go and look at the daily seating charts for what has filled up at Delta.com. From what I've observed they are running about two third to three quarters full which is profitable for a CRJ-100 route. The only entity hurt by this is BC Ferry's not making any money from people from the island trying to get to YVR to catch a flight.

Thanks for the tip. It's very useful. Actually Horizon Air is hurt by this service because now people can use SLC as a hub for destinations to the US where as before DL everyone out of YYJ was using QX connecting to AS flights.

What type of load factors would we need to be getting to have this service extended to year round? And how many seats need to be filled on a CRJ100 to be profitable?
 
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Fri Jun 23, 2006 10:33 pm

Quoting Wolsingerjet (Reply 28):
I wonder if this could end being like the HP service to YEG that started off with CRJs then moved to mainline with 733s,319s,and the odd 320???This all happened within a year of HP launching the flights,and from looking on the DL website filling the 2 CRJs to/from SLC doesn't seem to be a problem.

Frankly I think DL needs to upgrade SLC service to/from YVR with 738 and 752 a/c. But I think a shortage of mainline a/c is preventing this since they dumped all of their 733s and soon all 732s. Similarly at least half of all the flights if not more to YYC and YEG are doing well enough to go mainline.

Quoting DFORCE1 (Reply 29):
Thanks for the tip. It's very useful. Actually Horizon Air is hurt by this service because now people can use SLC as a hub for destinations to the US where as before DL everyone out of YYJ was using QX connecting to AS flights.

AS/QX has built up quite a following of customers in BC (Kamloops and Kelwona in the interior) with service through SEA-TAC, but DL and SkyWest have started to give people an alternative to go through SLC, and it is making inroads. I'm told by my contacts up on Vancouver Island that the demand for YYJ-SLC service year around is sustainable and hopefully will continue beyond September, it is off to a great start.
What is even more funny is how DL has taken the initiative for service from Canada into SLC out west, when DL announced service to YYZ from SLC, AC jumped very quickly when their analysis pointed to SLC being very close to being ready for flights to Europe (DL & AF/KL are looking at the possibilities of flights to LGW and CDG), and they decided to jump in and offer service to YYZ to connect PAX to their Europe flights and compete with DL through JFK and ATL. AC further failed by overly rely on their Star Alliance connections with UA through SFO and DEN to carry them with trans-border service out west. This is something they've taken pride on being a leader in, and DL has made inroads into their 2 biggest western markets in YVR and YYC with service to SLC and now ATL.
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Sat Jun 24, 2006 12:54 am

I think with the amount of growth both major alberta airports are making (YYC & YEG) we will see alot of changes in airlines approach to the market.YYC has been seeing amazing growth,YEG diddo.The new YYC-PSP service is a plus, UA has increased its frequencies into YEG with a couple extra frequncies per week on top of its 5 daily flights (DEN,ORD,SFO),the talk of texas service coming back with jazz looking to launch YEG-IAH,and the talk of the BA introduction of service to both alberta airports within a year or so.I would say the boom is taking off for alberta!!!
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Sat Jun 24, 2006 2:37 am

Quoting Wolsingerjet (Reply 31):
I think with the amount of growth both major alberta airports are making (YYC & YEG) we will see alot of changes in airlines approach to the market.

Hence the reason for why secondary airports such as YQL will likely finally see some long awaited regularly scheduled trans-border service. The high frequency between YYC/YEG and airports like DEN and SLC underscore how the oil and gas and energy business is booming in the Rocky Mountain region of the continent. The need for direct service to Texas airports (IAH & DFW) underscore the need to have a product that isn't overly reliant on CRJs. Both AC and DL as well as UA are ordering a number of Embraer E-170/175/190/195 jets that will make such flights more practical.
When WN enters the trans-border market in another couple of years, then things will really start to change!
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Sat Jun 24, 2006 4:14 am

Surprisingly enough.... Although the renovations and expansion is barely finished at YYC, there is already a push to add yet another wing to the airport! Talk of a second main runway (to run parallel to the existing runway, putting Barlow Trail down the centre of both), seems to be starting to surface again...

With Calgary officially over 1 million now, I wonder how long this boom will last?

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Sat Jun 24, 2006 6:59 am

Quoting Rikkus67 (Reply 33):
With Calgary officially over 1 million now,

Edmonton was offically over a million as of JAN 1/05 aswell so why keep quoting calgary as ''offically'' over a mil?Both cities are are neck and neck in population.

Just wanted to add YEG is seeking approval to go ahead with a third extension to its terminal.The extension is badly needed as the relatively new south terminal is already jammed in terms of gate usage.The new terminal will extend further south from the exsisting south terminal.WS,5T,and 7F have been pushing for this for almost a year now and its sounds like there will be news about this soon as the edmonton airports website states on its website.
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Sat Jun 24, 2006 7:04 am

Quoting SLCUT2777 (Reply 3):
One thing DL and SkyWest should look at doing is cutting back some frequency of CRJ service to northwestern Montana where they have 4-6 flights per day from SLC to GTF and FCA (GPI)

Why? OO has literally cut in half the # of flights in Montana to and from SLC. And most of the flights I know of are at least 85% full....
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Sat Jun 24, 2006 9:27 am

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Edmonton ...or Edmonton AND surrounding cities of Sherwood Park, St Albert, etc. Edmonton PROPER is under a million, but getting there.

Regardless I am not trying to start a "C" vs "E" debate!

I am originally from Lethbridge, and dammitall...Red Deer just surpassed my old home town as #3 in population.

I agree about Edmonton's Terminal, though. It's a damn nice reno, but yes...still seems small... Oh, and do they still have those used jetbridges kicking around? Maybe I can tow one back to Lethbridge when I visit! LOL!

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Sat Jun 24, 2006 10:15 am

Nope wasnt trying to start another battle of alberta as you can be assured I am a Calgarian (now living in edmonton).Infact it was really hard cheering for the oilers,but I did.
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RE: DL To Increase YEG-SLC.

Sat Jun 24, 2006 12:00 pm

Quoting GQfluffy (Reply 35):
Why? OO has literally cut in half the # of flights in Montana to and from SLC. And most of the flights I know of are at least 85% full....

Mostly Butte, Helena and Billings have been trimmed, but Lethbridge & SW Alberta keeps the need high for service to Kalispell, Great Falls, and to some extent Missoula. Bozeman and West Yellowstone have remained about the same.
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RE: DL To Increase YEG-SLC.

Sat Jun 24, 2006 12:11 pm

Quoting GQfluffy (Reply 35):
Why? OO has literally cut in half the # of flights in Montana to and from SLC. And most of the flights I know of are at least 85% full....

Actually, DL pulled all their mainline equipment out of Montana due to their shortage, and because there were too many seats in those markets. BTM was the only 1 to lose substantial service and thats because their load factor was something like 40%. Billings and Missoula and Bozeman lost some CRJ200s but didnt lose many seats because some of their flights have been upgraded to 700s.

Also, RJs need a load factor of 85% just to break even on most routes!!!
 
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RE: DL To Increase YEG-SLC.

Sat Jun 24, 2006 12:24 pm

Quoting OOer (Reply 39):
Actually, DL pulled all their mainline equipment out of Montana due to their shortage, and because there were too many seats in those markets.

Um...yeah. DL hasn't been in Montana for several years now. I knew all of this. OO has cut back quite a bit since I've worked in the airline idustry here.

Quoting OOer (Reply 39):
Billings and Missoula and Bozeman lost some CRJ200s but didnt lose many seats because some of their flights have been upgraded to 700s.

I don't know about BZN or MSO, but I know BIL has one CRJ700 flight a day to SLC. It's an RON. HLN (my old station) has lost at least 2 flights a day.

BZN still has mainline DL service along with OO.
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RE: DL To Increase YEG-SLC.

Sat Jun 24, 2006 1:08 pm

Quoting GQfluffy (Reply 40):
Um...yeah. DL hasn't been in Montana for several years now.

Wrong! DL flew their own metal into BZN daily from SLC until the end of 2005!!

Quoting GQfluffy (Reply 40):
BZN still has mainline DL service along with OO.

Nope, there is no Delta metal in Montana, DL pulled their daily SLC service and is now all OO/EV. The only DL metal in BZN is the seasonal saturday only 737-800 to ATL...if its still in service!
 
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RE: DL To Increase YEG-SLC.

Sat Jun 24, 2006 1:22 pm

Huh, guess I didn't know DL only flew into BZN a couple of days a week now. My bad...

http://www.gallatinfield.com/flightschedules.asp

Quoting OOer (Reply 41):
Wrong! DL flew their own metal into BZN daily from SLC until the end of 2005!!

Yeah...I said that in my post...but I guess I worded it all confusing-like. Again...my bad...  Embarrassment
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RE: DL To Increase YEG-SLC.

Sat Jun 24, 2006 2:29 pm

Quoting Rikkus67 (Reply 22):
I think it is time for YQL city officials to start promoting such an idea. With Time Air/Canadi>n Regional long gone, and Integra Air too small to be able to take on such a role, it might be time to think outside the box.

Take it up with these folks:
http://www.lethbridgecountyairport.com/htm/airport.htm
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