Old Feb 9, 19, 7:53 pm
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Originally Posted by WWads View Post
This is why DL needs a Texas hub.
Originally Posted by strickerj View Post

Really it wasn’t that long ago that Delta had DFW. I never thought it made sense for them to get rid of that operation - I get that competition was fierce with the AA hub and Southwest at DAL, but surely it’s a waste of resources for so many passengers to have to backtrack to connect through ATL? (And I wonder how many potential connecting customers they’ve lost because AA/UA can get you there faster via DFW/IAH?)
Hasn't Delta designated AUS a focus city? I believe there's already service to all DL hubs. Maybe if there's enough growth they would consider expanding to including some regional services in a few years, to help avoid the ATL backtracking?
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