Most of these aircraft are headed over to Europe, where their performance is better suited to the route structure of many of the short-hop regionals.
While the Avro's were a passenger favorite at NW
/XJ, allowed for high yield ASE service, and fit a niche before the introduction of the new generation of E-jets, they are now obsolete in NW
's route structure. They were never designed to fly routes like MSP
That said, on the last full day of operation, Monday Dec. 18th, the Avro's will serve (from DTW
, MBS, GRB
The last 2 departures out of DTW
Dep: 9:13pm Arr: 10:55pm
Dep: 9:33pm Arr: 10:43pm
So, the last departure out of DTW
will be to ROC
, but the final flight will arrive in YUL
This is all tenative at this point, until the schedule if finalized over the next few weeks.