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by HVNandrew
Sun Sep 23, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/23/2018:AA Adds PHL-SRQ; DL Drops CVG-MKE; Many F9 Changes
Replies: 106
Views: 11623

Re: OAG Changes 9/23/2018:AA Adds PHL-SRQ; DL Drops CVG-MKE; Many F9 Changes

I thought they flew this already. F9 response? *AA PHL-SRQ JAN 0>0.2[0] FEB 0>0.3[0] MAR 0>0.3[0] APR 0>0.3[0] MAY 0>0.3[0] JUN 0>0.3[0] No, I don't this US ever flew the route. They flew SRQ-CLT forever and SRQ-DCA off and on seasonally for quite some time as well (sometimes only on weekends). Per...

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by HVNandrew
Sat Sep 22, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Las Vegas New Airport (Ivanpah Valley)
Replies: 100
Views: 12517

Re: Las Vegas New Airport (Ivanpah Valley)

Plans to shut down an airport that is very convenient to the city it serves and forcing people to instead use an alternative airport in a remote location far from the city center generally are not well received - ask Montrealers. If plans for Ivanpah go forward I could see a similar result playing o...

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by HVNandrew
Sun Sep 16, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did UA dehub MIA?
Replies: 66
Views: 8426

Re: Why did UA dehub MIA?

Don't really see JetBlue adding much except a few FL routes that are low yielding... Ah, yes, the old "Florida is low yielding" chestnut. Must be why the most profitable legacy sources a huge amount of its total traffic and revenue from Florida. All that LCC junk, indeed.... Florida is lo...

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by HVNandrew
Wed Aug 29, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cape Air to start JFK
Replies: 52
Views: 5121

Re: Cape Air to start JFK

Discussed here on Sunday. I believe this is B6 covering a JFK slot with a turboprop. https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1402443 The flight leaves ACK at 9:45 am and gets into JFK at 11:05 am. It turns around from JFK at noon and is back to Nantucket by 1:45 pm. I don't think sl...

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by HVNandrew
Tue Aug 28, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does Delta fly CLE-BDL?
Replies: 37
Views: 4027

Re: Why does Delta fly CLE-BDL?

Delta flies DCA-OMA for some reason.....and AA doesn't !! DL has a few slots at DCA which fall under the Air21 program, which restricts where the airline can fly using those slots and I believe also may restrict transfer. I believe DL's flights from DCA to OMA, LEX and MSN are all using Air21 slots...

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by HVNandrew
Mon Aug 27, 2018 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/26/2018:AA Drops PHL-FRA/MUC/GLA,PAP-FLL/JFK,DFWPBC,LAXYYZ;AS Drops ABQ-SFO/SNA,LAXMEX;UA Adds DEN-FLG/STS
Replies: 85
Views: 11244

Re: OAG Changes 8/26/2018:AA Drops PHL-FRA/MUC/GLA,PAP-FLL/JFK,DFWPBC,LAXYYZ;AS Drops ABQ-SFO/SNA,LAXMEX;UA Adds DEN-FLG

*9K ACK-JFK OCT 0>0.3[0] NOV 0>1.0[0] DEC 0>1.0[0] JAN 0>1.0[0] FEB 0>1.0[0] MAR 0>1.0[0] APR 0>1.0[0] MAY 0>0.9[0] That is really odd... JFK isn't even a Cape Air station. They run their NYC area flights out of HPN. Having one flight a day to JFK starting in October (when traffic to ACK disappears...

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by HVNandrew
Thu Aug 23, 2018 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Upgauges Second HPN-ATL flight to Mainline
Replies: 13
Views: 2481

Re: DL Upgauges Second HPN-ATL flight to Mainline

It's always nice to see another former AirTran Airways aircraft back on a route that it used to run. ;-) FL actually really stimulated the market HPN. When they came in with flights to ATL and Florida, HPN was very, very regional in nature - no mainline since US stopped F100 flights to PIT, no flig...

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by HVNandrew
Wed Aug 08, 2018 1:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA adding DFW-CYS (Cheyenne, WY) and Sat CLT-HVN on 11/4
Replies: 62
Views: 6470

Re: AA adding DFW-CYS (Cheyenne, WY) and Sat CLT-HVN on 11/4

PSA flights are CLT based (either mostly or entirely), not PHL so it's probably a fleet scheduling complication. All HVN flights are PSA. that price though...I was looking to fly down to CLT in December, but $1200 RT...jeez!!! Also, they only operate HVN-PHL 2X on Saturdays, so there is no net gain...

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by HVNandrew
Sat Sep 23, 2017 1:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The HVN Thread
Replies: 24
Views: 2034

Re: The HVN Thread

As others have said, if the runway issues get sorted out that could open up some doors. But I don't see a massive influx in service even if the runway is extended. Very cool to see the photo posted above of the two UA 737s and three commuter props, but HVN will never see service like that again. Tim...

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by HVNandrew
Sun Sep 17, 2017 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will MCO be a focus city for DL?
Replies: 59
Views: 7300

Re: Will MCO be a focus city for DL?

Delta is pretty small at MCO compared to the good old days :) That whole Airside was theirs sans a few international operators. Plus the Comair operation. MCO became a low cost haven and the rest is history. DL Express, Metro Jet, Song, Co Lite...there were various build ups in Orlando and pull dow...

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by HVNandrew
Wed Aug 16, 2017 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Starting PHL-BUD/PRG; ORD-VCE; Move JFK-ZRH to PHL
Replies: 360
Views: 46541

Re: AA starting service PHL-BUD/PRG move JFK-ZRH to PHL

PHL-BUD is interesting. BUD has lacked service to the US since DL and AA pulled out (back around 2008, I want to say). I'm kind of surprised that AA isn't trying this out of JFK - seems like it would be a much larger market, and I'm not sure how large the Hungarian population is around PHL. Also, th...

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by HVNandrew
Wed Aug 16, 2017 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports shared between two metropolitan areas
Replies: 133
Views: 14721

Re: Airports shared between two metropolitan areas

New Haven/Bridgeport Regional Airport Sikorsky Airport basically lies in between Bridgeport and New Haven. No scheduled service, though, probably due to the proximity of the NYC airports, and to a lesser extent, BDL. Yale could use an international airport. But, they (and by extension, New Haven) k...

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by HVNandrew
Fri Aug 04, 2017 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian airport 2017 stats
Replies: 40
Views: 7215

Re: Canadian airport 2017 stats

Canada is a great value for foreign tourists with our tanked exchange rate. I was at the jazz festival here in YUL a few times last week (saw Buddy Guy-amazing show) and for sure there's more tourists around than usual. I suspect the same is true in YYZ and YVR. I can buy a world class dinner here ...

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by HVNandrew
Sun Jul 23, 2017 1:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Outside Perimeter LGA Flights
Replies: 4
Views: 1117

Outside Perimeter LGA Flights

Hi all, A little bit of a random topic, but I was wondering if there were any outside-perimeter flights left at LGA on Saturdays? CO operated a flight to AUA for years, HP/US flew off and on to PHX/LAS, and DL to LAX/LAS, but I don't see any of those operating anymore. Any idea if these will come ba...

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by HVNandrew
Fri Jul 21, 2017 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unserved markets in the US.
Replies: 118
Views: 12658

Re: Unserved markets in the US.

RUT vermont... South vermont could use something other than Cape Air's C402. RUT is both sparsely populated and economically stagnant. 9K is probably the only way that airport can be profitably served, and it's a good option - I'd rather take 9K, a very established airline in BOS and the NE general...

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by HVNandrew
Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unserved markets in the US.
Replies: 118
Views: 12658

Re: Unserved markets in the US.

The ERJ-145's operating out of ROA to both PHL and LGA only list 40 seats, that's quite a weight restriction, 20% and ROA has two runways, 6800 feet and 5810 feet. While the CRJ-200 is better off short runways, depending on the temperature,wind speed, direction and wet or dry runways, even PHL woul...

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by HVNandrew
Thu Jul 13, 2017 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unserved markets in the US.
Replies: 118
Views: 12658

Re: Unserved markets in the US.

I hope the lawsuit will favor New Haven/Tweed. However from what I am hearing (and this might be just rumors at this point) Once the Piedmont Dash 8's are retired PHL service will still be served by PSA CRJ-200's. It has been reported quite a bit in the local media that once the Dash 8s are retired...

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by HVNandrew
Thu Jul 13, 2017 1:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unserved markets in the US.
Replies: 118
Views: 12658

Re: Unserved markets in the US.

You could say HVN is underserved, but they're not unserved, plus BDL is only about an hour away, which is shorter than the distance from one end of a major metro area to an airport in many instances. TOL you could say also fits the underserved, but not unserved category. As for unserved - Gary, Ind...

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by HVNandrew
Wed Jun 07, 2017 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Porter Mulls New Strategy Outside YTZ
Replies: 68
Views: 13192

Re: RE: Porter Mulls New Strategy Outside YTZ

Given the situation though it seems that the Board and CEO should have had a "plan B" and the obvious situation of them not having a "Plan B" sure would not give me the warm and fuzzy feeling a shareholder is hoping to feel. As an outsider I would wonder how viable YMX is as alt...

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by HVNandrew
Mon May 22, 2017 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/21/2017:AA Drops LGA-MCI, B6 Drops LAS-SFO, DL Drops SLC-MIA
Replies: 78
Views: 13454

Re: OAG Changes 5/21/2017:AA Drops LGA-MCI, B6 Drops LAS-SFO, DL Drops SLC-MIA

Thank you! *B6 LAS-SFO NOV 2>0 DEC 2>0 I could actually see DL jumping in on this route. Seems like it would fit into the small P2P network out of LAS that DL has been building. It does not resume following that. Moved to FLL it appears. *DL SLC-MIA JAN 1.0>0 DL has tried a lot of different things i...

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by HVNandrew
Tue May 02, 2017 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGA - wide bodies
Replies: 13
Views: 3374

Re: LGA - wide bodies

The main reason for less big planes at LGA is that the A300, DC-10 and L-1011 are retired and replaced by 757, A320 or 737NG's. Also a changing network/market strategy plays a part. For example, as has been discussed DL frequently put widebodies on LGA-ATL. Many of those 767s are still around. But ...

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by HVNandrew
Tue Apr 25, 2017 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/23/2017:DL BOS Expansion AUS/BUF/JAX/MCI/ORF
Replies: 112
Views: 14990

Re: OAG Changes 4/23/2017:DL BOS Expansion AUS/BUF/JAX/MCI/ORF

Had all of that new Florida flying been previously announced? If so, I must have missed it. But bringing back BOS-PBI, BOS-FLL and BOS-RSW to daily service is a pretty big return to the BOS-FL market for DL. All of that had been cut dramatically since the Song days. I continue to be amazed by Delta...

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by HVNandrew
Tue Apr 25, 2017 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/23/2017:DL BOS Expansion AUS/BUF/JAX/MCI/ORF
Replies: 112
Views: 14990

Re: OAG Changes 4/23/2017:DL BOS Expansion AUS/BUF/JAX/MCI/ORF

Finally updated on the DL website: http://news.delta.com/delta-builds-position-leading-global-carrier-boston Had all of that new Florida flying been previously announced? If so, I must have missed it. But bringing back BOS-PBI, BOS-FLL and BOS-RSW to daily service is a pretty big return to the BOS-...

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by HVNandrew
Tue Apr 25, 2017 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/23/2017:DL BOS Expansion AUS/BUF/JAX/MCI/ORF
Replies: 112
Views: 14990

Re: OAG Changes 4/23/2017:DL BOS Expansion AUS/BUF/JAX/MCI/ORF

Historically YQB-BOS had been flown by several including AC on DH1s (can't remember when exactly) and Business Express (BEX) for DL and AA. BEX on DL lasted from the 01MAY95 to the 01DEC99 timetable as per http://www.departedflights.com/DLBOShub.html. I believe that's when BEX was taken over by AA ...

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by HVNandrew
Tue Apr 25, 2017 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/23/2017:DL BOS Expansion AUS/BUF/JAX/MCI/ORF
Replies: 112
Views: 14990

Re: OAG Changes 4/23/2017:DL BOS Expansion AUS/BUF/JAX/MCI/ORF

I wonder if BOS for DL will eventually looking like DL's SEA buildup? Out of SEA they added transborder flights to YYC, YEG, YVR and YYJ. I wonder once they hit a critical mass at BOS, whether they'd add YHZ, YQB and YOW? If they added YOW, I wonder how AC would react though? I doubt they'd add YUL...

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by HVNandrew
Sun Apr 23, 2017 1:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/23/2017:DL BOS Expansion AUS/BUF/JAX/MCI/ORF
Replies: 112
Views: 14990

Re: OAG Changes 4/23/2017:DL BOS Expansion AUS/BUF/JAX/MCI/ORF

Interesting to see that JAX, MCI and ORF have limited connections from BOS. No European flights connect to any of these. Also interesting to note that this is the second hub invasion from DL. First it was SEA, now it's Boston; funny to note each city is at opposite corners of the country. Definitel...

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by HVNandrew
Sun Apr 16, 2017 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/16/2017: AA Adds CLT-SHV/TOL; DL Cuts SLC-GCC
Replies: 88
Views: 11999

Re: OAG Changes 4/16/2017: AA Adds CLT-SHV/TOL; DL Cuts SLC-GCC

Of course, and if you work with the auto industry DL helps you get to Detroit. But the whole point is that, on average, AA has a more appealing basket of hubs for the O&D passenger than does DL. DL also suffers from not having a true hub within 500 miles of BOS. What do you consider JFK and/or ...

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by HVNandrew
Tue Apr 11, 2017 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/9/2017: AA Drops BOSBUF;DL Cuts JFK-MAN/YHZ;VX Drops FLLJFK
Replies: 60
Views: 10881

Re: OAG Changes 4/9/2017: AA Drops BOSBUF;DL Cuts JFK-MAN/YHZ;VX Drops FLLJFK

When US/AA merged, I said they would be down to hub service when all was said and done. I still believe that to be the case I watched AA hand BOS to B6 when I was working for them. I also watched AA hand JFK to Islands to B6. They are not interested. BOS will serve hubs only (with high frequency) i...

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by HVNandrew
Sun Apr 02, 2017 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/2/2017: AA Cuts JFK-SJU, HPN-MIA; AM Cuts IAH-MTY?; NK Cuts BWI-RSW
Replies: 89
Views: 13366

Re: OAG Changes 4/2/2017: AA Cuts JFK-SJU, HPN-MIA; AM Cuts IAH-MTY?; NK Cuts BWI-RSW

Thanks, always an interesting read. **AA JFK-SJU AUG 1.7>1.4 SEP 1.0>0 OCT 1.0>0 NOV 1.9>0 DEC 2>0 That's a stunner. I figured they'd at least keep their token presence on that route, if only for NYC-related purposes. I guess it just wasn't worth it with B6 and DL having quite a bit of capacity on t...

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by HVNandrew
Wed Mar 29, 2017 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Piedmont Dash-8 mass retirement?
Replies: 22
Views: 6251

Re: Piedmont Dash-8 mass retirement?

By years end there will be 4 Dash-8-100's and 11 Dash-8-300's in the fleet. HHH can only handle Dash's and unless AA commits CRJ-200's or CRJ-700's to HVN, they will lose service. Any word on whether AA is thinking of sending the CRJ into HVN? The airport can definitely handle the plane. They did a...

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by HVNandrew
Sat Mar 25, 2017 3:06 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Are there any failed airline hubs in the world?
Replies: 79
Views: 11667

Re: Are there any failed airline hubs in the world?

Montreal Mirabel (YMX) was the airline hub designed and built for the supersonic future that never came... 14404,14403,265826 Ding ding ding. Mirabel stands alone on this question, as it was built as a hub and has since completely closed to passenger traffic. A complete boondoggle practically and p...

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by HVNandrew
Sat Mar 18, 2017 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What if Song Airlines was relaunched?
Replies: 56
Views: 10777

Re: What if Song Airlines was relaunched?

What killed Song wasn't operating costs or airplane size. What killed song was that it wasn't separate from Delta. Yes, some key routes you could fly only on Song. but a vast majority of routes you ended up flying half on song and half on Delta mainline. And it wasn't worth the premium (which Song ...

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by HVNandrew
Mon Feb 13, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 2/17/2017:AC Moves YOW to EWR,VX Shrinks DAL,NK Cuts Some Markets
Replies: 71
Views: 10102

Re: OAG Changes 2/17/2017:AC Moves YOW to EWR,VX Shrinks DAL,NK Cuts Some Markets

These were leased slots I bet Who got them? *AC EWR-YOW APR 0>3 MAY 0>3 JUN 0>3 JUL 0>3 AUG 0>3 SEP 0>3 OCT 0>3 *AC LGA-YOW APR 3>0 MAY 3>0 JUN 3>0 JUL 3>0 AUG 3>0 SEP 3>0 OCT 3>0 Wow. That will leave DL as the only carrier on LGA-YOW, and only 1x daily. I'm surprised the market isn't bigger. That'...

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by HVNandrew
Sun Feb 12, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet announcement in Montreal
Replies: 43
Views: 8600

Re: WestJet announcement in Montreal

Welcomed addition to the YUL-BOS market. That route was sorely in need of some competition. I'm assuming DL will codeshare with them on that route?

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by HVNandrew
Tue Feb 07, 2017 9:51 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: US Domestic Night Flights
Replies: 34
Views: 2969

US Domestic Night Flights

Hi all, Just curious as to what are some of the more difficult night flights out there in the US market right now? I'm primarily referring to red-eyes that are relatively short but take advantage of the timezones well. I know back in the HP/US LAS hub days these were much more common, with some pret...

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by HVNandrew
Fri Jan 06, 2017 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL @ BOS S17 Departures
Replies: 25
Views: 4140

Re: DL @ BOS S17 Departures

I definitely think PIT is a strong possibility. PHL would make sense for the BOS network but there's already so much frequency/competition. I was also thinking maybe a couple of flights to Canadian destinations but I supposed WestJet is covering this I could see DL going into some Canadian destinat...

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by HVNandrew
Sun Dec 11, 2016 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/16/2016: AC Adds MEM/SAT/SAV, DEN-YVR;WN
Replies: 41
Views: 7101

Re: OAG Changes 12/16/2016: AC Adds MEM/SAT/SAV, DEN-YVR;WN

DL JFK-ACK MAY 0.2>0.1 JUN 1.9>1.0 JUL 2>1.0 AUG 2>1.0 I'm surprised DL can't do more than 1x daily in peak season for ACK, especially considering US/AA is out of the market and I believe UA is as well (not sure about the latter - nothing is on the UA website yet, but maybe it just hasn't been load...

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by HVNandrew
Mon Nov 28, 2016 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/2/2016: DL Adds BOS-TPA, Drops LAX-GDL
Replies: 60
Views: 8414

Re: OAG Changes 12/2/2016: DL Adds BOS-TPA, Drops LAX-GDL

B6 has had BOS for some time, so I agree with the general sentiment that this is mainly DL's attempt to take a bite out of their market share, we'll see how this pans out in the long-term. Agree. And, according to Massport, WN will move to another terminal in 2017/18, which will allow DL to add mor...

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by HVNandrew
Sun Nov 27, 2016 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/2/2016: DL Adds BOS-TPA, Drops LAX-GDL
Replies: 60
Views: 8414

Re: OAG Changes 12/2/2016: DL Adds BOS-TPA, Drops LAX-GDL

Interesting adds by DL. It seems like they are trying to do what AA has at JFK, which is a hub in technical terms but not really focused on connecting people but rather focused on the local demand. TPA is a growing city and Delta's presence there is nothing to laugh at either. Do we know the equipm...

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by HVNandrew
Mon Nov 21, 2016 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 11/25/2016:AA PITLAX Out; DL BGRDTW/SLCASE Out, +BGRJFK/LGAYOW
Replies: 72
Views: 8922

Re: OAG Changes 11/25/2016:AA PITLAX Out; DL BGRDTW/SLCASE Out, +BGRJFK/LGAYOW

I almost fell off my chair seeing YOW-LGA loaded for April 1, 2017 on DL. It's on a CR9 to boot. Let's hope this new DL load actually sticks. Almost exactly 1 year ago DL quietly loaded YOW-JFK on an ERD to launch on April 1, 2016, only to just as quietly drop it about a month before it was suppose...

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by HVNandrew
Tue Nov 08, 2016 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Westchester County Airport and the $69 DY one way fares for 2017
Replies: 25
Views: 3547

Re: Westchester County Airport and the $69 DY one way fares for 2017

Additionally, hasn't there been talk recently about changing how the pax cap is applied? I believe it is currently assessed a on number of pax per half hour basis, and the plan was to change this no to increase the total number of pax allowed, but instead to calculate based on number of pax per hour...

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by HVNandrew
Sat Nov 05, 2016 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's The Long Term Plans for DL's JFK T2?
Replies: 9
Views: 2213

Re: What's The Long Term Plans for DL's JFK T2?

I had thought that the plan was to eventually demolish it, and the area would be used for aircraft parking. Am I remembering this correctly?

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by HVNandrew
Tue Nov 01, 2016 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC to Cape Cod, why no service?
Replies: 24
Views: 3578

Re: NYC to Cape Cod, why no service?

Cape Air flies HPN-MVY, HPN-PVC, and HPN-ACK with optional limo service from HPN to Manhattan. I'm going to guess that's the right airport for the NYC area for those routes. Fairfield County seems to be the cutoff for the Cape and islands. NYC and the immediately surrounding area is much more Hampt...

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by HVNandrew
Fri Oct 21, 2016 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL or AA -> MCO LAS ???
Replies: 8
Views: 1652

Re: DL or AA -> MCO LAS ???

DL flies it seasonally Do they still? I haven't been able to find any LAS-East Coast (non-hub) routes served by DL in the last few years. They used to do LAS-MCO, LAS-RDU, and LAS-BOS, all less than daily I believe. Not really. DL will fly LAS-MCO/BOS and several other cities during the first week ...

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by HVNandrew
Fri Oct 14, 2016 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for Hartford/Bradley (BDL)?
Replies: 37
Views: 4016

Re: What's next for Hartford/Bradley (BDL)?

One thing that is nice to see BDL get is attention from DL. Over the years, DL has almost turned BDL into a "focus" city with the number of P2P routes and I think they still operate RDU and CLE. At times DL also did LAX/SLC/RSW/TPA/PBI/MCO/DCA/JFK and possibly others in addition to their ...

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by HVNandrew
Sun Oct 09, 2016 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airlines flying to all 50 states
Replies: 23
Views: 4837

Re: US Airlines flying to all 50 states

BoeingGuy wrote:
Yes, DL has done ATL-BOI in the past with a 738. It was around 2005 at least. I remember seeing it at the gate when I was passing through ATL right before Christmas.

DL tried some longer, thinner routes out west from ATL around this time. ATL-PSP and ATL-BUR come to mind.

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by HVNandrew
Tue Oct 04, 2016 2:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Officials Look to Expand Westchester County Airport Passenger Cap (NYC Area)
Replies: 8
Views: 1382

Re: Officials Look to Expand Westchester County Airport Passenger Cap (NYC Area)

superjeff wrote:
A larger gate area would likely be required whatever they do.

I believe there is an ongoing construction project to expand the gatehouse waiting area and increase the number of jet bridge enabled gates.

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by HVNandrew
Fri Sep 30, 2016 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA to begin BTV-LGA
Replies: 29
Views: 6535

Re: AA to begin BTV-LGA

Is BTV the CHS of the north? Seems kind of affluent and trendy. I wouldn't necessarily label BTV as "affluent", but it is a neat little city with a fun vibe. Lots of students, and they need to travel. Nearby areas (like Stowe) definitely attract big money. Does BTV market itself at all to...

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by HVNandrew
Thu Sep 01, 2016 2:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Pilot Crewbases at Focus Cities
Replies: 23
Views: 5848

Re: Delta Pilot Crewbases at Focus Cities

afcjets wrote:
At least for FA bases, yes for RDU, no for MCO, unless MCO gets a CDG flight.

I may be misunderstanding your post... but DL has had a FA base at MCO for decades.

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by HVNandrew
Fri Aug 05, 2016 7:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC in smaller US markets
Replies: 31
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Re: AC in smaller US markets

...yes, my previous post is correct. BDL is a mix of DH8 and B1900. I would expect that if (when) AC draws the 19 seater down, the rest of the flights are moved to other express partners. However, some of the B1900 are younger than the DH8 that are currently in service. BDL is unique in that it has...

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