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DL adds nonstop JFK-CUN, LAX-SJD, and MCI-CUN

DL adds nonstop JFK-CUN, LAX-SJD, and MCI-CUN

Old Aug 19, 16, 1:27 pm
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DL adds nonstop JFK-CUN, LAX-SJD, and MCI-CUN

Delta adds nonstop from JFK-CUN, LAX-SJD and MCI-CUN.

JFK-CUN will daily 737-900ER aircraft.
LAX-SJD will daily 737-800 aircraft.
MCI-CUN will operate MD-88 aircraft. This route is for Saturday service only.

Those 2 route will be daily flight JFK-CUN and LAX-SJD.

http://news.delta.com/delta-bolsters...e-3-new-routes
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Old Aug 19, 16, 1:32 pm
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I'd rather pay AM and fly 787 JFK-MEX and connect.
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Old Aug 19, 16, 4:16 pm
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I'd rather pay AM and fly 787 JFK-MEX and connect.
Seriously?! You'd rather a 9h trip than a 4h trip?!
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Old Aug 19, 16, 4:50 pm
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Originally Posted by Ldnn1 View Post
Seriously?! You'd rather a 9h trip than a 4h trip?!
For some reason I was think CUN was closer to MEX then what it is. However with recent DL experience, I've been flying the Skyteam partners as much as possible. In fact I'm taking a 3 1/2 hr flight in Euro Business instead of flying DL TLV-JFK 777 and JFK-LAX A330/767 on way to west coast destination. Sucks but at least I know I'm going to be getting places.
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Old Aug 19, 16, 5:14 pm
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I thought Delta was blocked from flying JFK->CUN. Obviously this has changed, but i think its a great addition for NYC flyers.
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Old Aug 19, 16, 5:30 pm
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Originally Posted by injera View Post
I thought Delta was blocked from flying JFK->CUN. Obviously this has changed, but i think its a great addition for NYC flyers.
With Open Skies with Mexico going into effect Sunday, no more. Also the JV between DL/AM and DL's stake in AM increasing to 49% should happen very soon. Just a question of when.
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Old Aug 19, 16, 5:34 pm
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Originally Posted by injera View Post
I thought Delta was blocked from flying JFK->CUN. Obviously this has changed, but i think its a great addition for NYC flyers.
As of Jan 1, 2016 a new bilateral between the United States of America and the United Mexican States went into effect. It removes the previous caps that restricted the number of US airlines that could fly a route.
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Only 1x daily JFK-CUN? I think they should go double daily. Very low risk route with a lot of traffic. UA, AA, and B6 all manage multiple daily flights from NYC to CUN.
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Old Aug 19, 16, 9:41 pm
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Only 1x daily JFK-CUN? I think they should go double daily. Very low risk route with a lot of traffic. UA, AA, and B6 all manage multiple daily flights from NYC to CUN.
A lot of traffic though doesn't mean high-yield. Especially with all the other main NYC carriers already offering NYC-CUN it makes sense to go in with one flight first.
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Does anyone know when the LAX -SJD will start? I cannot find it looking out several months on Delta.com
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Old Aug 20, 16, 1:02 pm
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Does anyone know when the LAX -SJD will start? I cannot find it looking out several months on Delta.com
Per the linked news release Dec 17th. It won't be loaded till sometime today.
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