flyinryan99
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Southwest To Add DTW/DEN-MCO

Fri Nov 03, 2006 4:22 am

Service starts the 20th of December. Doesn't list the flight times yet.

http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/061102/dath055.html?.v=28

Puts 4 airlines on DTW-DEN.

[Edited 2006-11-02 20:47:06]
 
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RE: Southwest To Begin DTW-DEN/MCO

Fri Nov 03, 2006 4:32 am

Quoting Flyinryan99 (Thread starter):
Puts 4 airlines on DTW-DEN.

Um - I didn't read it as new DTW-DEN service:

"new nonstop service between Detroit Metro and Orlando and an additional nonstop between Denver and Orlando."

I read it as new DTW-MCO service and an additional non-stop (as in frequency) DEN-MCO, which they already fly.

I could be wrong.

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RE: Southwest To Begin DTW-DEN/MCO

Fri Nov 03, 2006 4:45 am

Holy cow...I totally read it wrong...My mind told me otherwise. Need to lay off the Kool aid I guess.

It says "or" in there...gosh. I'm slipping. I'm sorry..  

Edited the title of post.

[Edited 2006-11-02 20:47:43]
 
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RE: Southwest To Add DTW/DEN-MCO

Fri Nov 03, 2006 4:50 am

LOL, don't feel bad....my mind told me the same thing when I looked at the title of the PR release in my e-mail subject line too!
 
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RE: Southwest To Add DTW/DEN-MCO

Fri Nov 03, 2006 4:53 am

Quoting Flyinryan99 (Reply 2):

You got me confused with that too. But I read the news release so that cleared things up.  wink  The press realease doesnt state how many ns they will have between DTW-MCO, 1X daily?
 
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RE: Southwest To Add DTW/DEN-MCO

Fri Nov 03, 2006 5:09 am

Quoting Mexicana757 (Reply 4):
You got me confused with that too. But I read the news release so that cleared things up. The press realease doesnt state how many ns they will have between DTW-MCO, 1X daily?

Sorry D!

I would assume so. There's already 12x daily flights between the two cities on 3 carriers.
 
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RE: Southwest To Add DTW/DEN-MCO

Fri Nov 03, 2006 8:14 am

Yes, the flight will route DEN-DTW-MCO and vice versa...
 
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RE: Southwest To Add DTW/DEN-MCO

Fri Nov 03, 2006 8:18 am

Quoting OOer (Reply 6):
Yes, the flight will route DEN-DTW-MCO and vice versa...

Where does it say that? It says DTW-MCO and an additional frequency DEN-MCO.

I don't see DEN-DTW mentioned anywhere.

???

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RE: Southwest To Add DTW/DEN-MCO

Fri Nov 03, 2006 8:30 am

DTW-MCO:

1317 7:30am 10:05am N/S

MCO-DTW:

1020 7:05pm 9:55pm N/S

DEN-MCO:
253 9:20am 2:35pm N/S
1753 1:15pm 6:35pm N/S*

MCO-DEN:

1966 10:35am 12:45pm N/S*
826 3:15pm 5:25pm N/S

* New flight

[Edited 2006-11-03 00:33:07]
 
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RE: Southwest To Add DTW/DEN-MCO

Fri Nov 03, 2006 9:38 am

It's one new a/c operating (daily/RON DTW) as follows:
DTW-MCO 07:30-10:05
MCO-DEN 10:35-12:45
DEN-MCO 13:15-18:35
MCO-DTW 19:05-21:55

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RE: Southwest To Add DTW/DEN-MCO

Fri Nov 03, 2006 9:55 am

Does anyone think WN is going after NW a little? NW appears to be very weak at the moment!

Good luck to WN on the new routes!
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RE: Southwest To Add DTW/DEN-MCO

Fri Nov 03, 2006 10:23 am

Quoting CentPIT (Reply 10):
Does anyone think WN is going after NW a little? NW appears to be very weak at the moment!

Good point CentPIT, WN just started DTW-BWI a month and a half ago. With 4 gates at Metro and 20 daily flights, WN could more than double their schedule real quickly if they smell the blood...

Needless to say, with service to only 5 cities currently (BWI, MDW, BNA, PHX and STL) + upcoming MCO, there's lots that WN could do from Detroit. I could easily see LAS, DEN, PHL, HOU (all top-growth stations for WN) and maybe PVD, OAK and FLL...

And who knows, maybe MSP is rapidly moving up the "Where-2-Next" list in DAL!

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RE: Southwest To Add DTW/DEN-MCO

Fri Nov 03, 2006 10:31 am

Quoting SANFan (Reply 11):
Needless to say, with service to only 5 cities currently (BWI, MDW, BNA, PHX and STL) + upcoming MCO, there's lots that WN could do from Detroit. I could easily see LAS, DEN, PHL, HOU (all top-growth stations for WN) and maybe PVD, OAK and FLL...

And who knows, maybe MSP is rapidly moving up the "Where-2-Next" list in DAL!

I agree! I think DTW-Flordia is Def. a market WN is going to be expanding.

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DTW-FLL
DTW-RSW
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RE: Southwest To Add DTW/DEN-MCO

Fri Nov 03, 2006 2:26 pm

Quoting CentPIT (Reply 10):
Does anyone think WN is going after NW a little? NW appears to be very weak at the moment!

Actually from what I heard today one of the biggest reason for MCO-DTW is because we saw that Spirit is making lots of money on that route...
 
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RE: Southwest To Add DTW/DEN-MCO

Fri Nov 03, 2006 2:29 pm

Quoting Mariner (Reply 7):
Where does it say that? It says DTW-MCO and an additional frequency DEN-MCO.

I don't see DEN-DTW mentioned anywhere.

???

mariner

Thats what I was told today at lunch with the MCO station manager...
 
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RE: Southwest To Add DTW/DEN-MCO

Fri Nov 03, 2006 2:34 pm

Quoting OOer (Reply 14):
Thats what I was told today at lunch with the MCO station manager...

Well, okay, but it isn't what the article says, and DEN-DTW does not appear, as a non-stop, on the Southwest route map..

DTW-MCO is there as a non-stop.

???

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RE: Southwest To Add DTW/DEN-MCO

Fri Nov 03, 2006 2:35 pm

Quoting OOer (Reply 13):
Actually from what I heard today one of the biggest reason for MCO-DTW is because we saw that Spirit is making lots of money on that route...

We? Do you keep switching back and forth between OO and WN, because last week you said "we" in regards to Skywest.
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RE: Southwest To Add DTW/DEN-MCO

Fri Nov 03, 2006 10:39 pm

WN is adding DTW service to compete with AirTran (BWI and now MCO), not necessarily NW. NW isn't as weak as everyone makes them out to be.

Adding a single daily flight on DTW-MCO should be easy to fill, but yields are already extremly low.

WN is looking to battle AirTran and Spirit, this isn't a strike against NW.
 
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RE: Southwest To Add DTW/DEN-MCO

Fri Nov 03, 2006 10:53 pm

Anybody else notice that Airtran has pulled out of DTW-BWI
 
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RE: Southwest To Add DTW/DEN-MCO

Fri Nov 03, 2006 11:36 pm

Airtran recently added several new nonstops from DTW-Florida.
 
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RE: Southwest To Add DTW/DEN-MCO

Sat Nov 04, 2006 2:43 am

Quoting N1120A (Reply 16):
We? Do you keep switching back and forth between OO and WN, because last week you said "we" in regards to Skywest.

MAybe 5-6 months ago...not last week....please quote me...
 
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RE: Southwest To Add DTW/DEN-MCO

Sat Nov 04, 2006 5:44 am

Whoa, I didn't realize that AirTran pulled out of DTW-BWI, that sure didn't take long. As soon as WN announced service, someone had to blink. There was no way the route could support double the existing frequencies with AirTran & WN adding service. This goes to show that WN is attempting to defend their turf.
 
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RE: Southwest To Add DTW/DEN-MCO

Sat Nov 04, 2006 2:47 pm

Quoting OOer (Reply 13):
Actually from what I heard today one of the biggest reason for MCO-DTW is because we saw that Spirit is making lots of money on that route...

Hahaha, well, either way good old WN is going after someone! I don't blame them a bit. Good luck WN! (I am waiting for more service from PIT)!
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RE: Southwest To Add DTW/DEN-MCO

Sun Nov 05, 2006 3:38 am

Quoting CentPIT (Reply 22):
Hahaha, well, either way good old WN is going after someone! I don't blame them a bit. Good luck WN! (I am waiting for more service from PIT)!

We all are!!! Not sure when this will happen. No talks as of now.
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