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Old Oct 8, 03, 12:14 pm
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<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">Originally posted by traveling_again:
"Interesting- I felt that much of the mainline service in DFW, SLC, LGA/JFK and MCO has already been guted. What secondary hubs is he talking about? SFO, LAX? Is he thinking CRJs to HNL? "</font>
I must be missing something with the whole RJ issue...

Using smaller jets increases frequency and opens up new routes. Isn't this what customers want?

I typically fly Delta from via SLC to FCA, MSO and GTF. I think the move to all Skywest CRJs is great as it doubles the number of flights I can take.

Delta isn't perfect, but using RJs to adjust capacity to demand is a logical business move. (Then again, improving their product and cost structure to make fill up a mainline jet with more profitable customers is also a smart business more.)

Edited to correct formatting.

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