Old Apr 14, 05, 3:46 am
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Kobe, Japan
Programs: NW - Platinum, JL - Sapphire, SPG - Platinum, UA
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Originally Posted by kyushuman
NW tried KIX as a hub--at one point in the late 90s, NW had nonstops from KIX to TPE, MNL, MSP, KUL, KHH (I think), HNL, LAX, and DTW, along with JD codeshares to FUK, NRT, etc! Now, it's just DTW, TPE, and HNL. I guess there just wasn't enough traffic. I do know that KIX has been less busy than predicted anyway, so it may not be NW's fault, just that the market can't support that many flights. Anyone have a guess?
Yes, there were a lot of flights out from KIX at that time. You can add MNL and SEA on top of the list above. And there was surely a flight between KIX-KHH. Hope some will come back (esp. KIX-MNL and KIX-LAX).
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