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What (nonstop) route do you wish Delta would really have?

What (nonstop) route do you wish Delta would really have?

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Old Jul 1, 18, 1:45 pm
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Originally Posted by 3Cforme View Post
Oh, but Big Bend is worth it. I'll point you to UT's McDonald Observatory and, if you're taking kids, Balmorhea State Park. Think of AA's 6x daily MAF- DFW as your escape plan!
Iíve been to Big Bend and Balmorhea and Fort Davis and Mc Donald multiple times as I actually lived in Midland for a few years. None are worth the risk of having to spend any time in Midland or Odessa.
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Old Jul 1, 18, 2:01 pm
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I have an ATL based friend who had to be in Bangor last week and he had to connect at JFK. He said this was the first time he connected anywhere in almost a year. So, I'll add ATL-BGR to this list.
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Old Jul 1, 18, 2:28 pm
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Originally Posted by Gynob001 View Post
Nonstop MCO-DCA has been on my wish list; unfortunately, my frequent visits to DCA (by other carriers that fly direct) might come to an end next year and I may not care if Delta flies non-stop to DCA from MCO.
At least I’m not the only one on here who would love to see this route daily again, even if only 1x daily. Probably won’t happen any time soon even with the # of people on here who would like it to be served. DL would need to get the slot from another flight at DCA and I doubt DL would ever do that for MCO-DCA.
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Old Jul 1, 18, 9:52 pm
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Originally Posted by 3Cforme View Post
I'll ask you to trust me on DTW-BGR as a CR2. I'm on DTW-PWM regularly. When they announced the 750-mile/2-class rule (2010?) I looked at DTW-BGR (750 statute miles per Great Circle Mapper) and asked myself what they would do on that... We got our answer.

PWM has a lot of seasonality out of DTW & ATL. DTW-PWM goes from 3x CR9 on an August Monday to 2x CR9 on a January Monday. ATL-PWM goes from 3x MD-90 to 1x MD-88.
No doubt about the huge seasonality flying to/from Maine.

I tend to go to Maine at least once a year (and it's not business) and my final location is equidistant between both airports, so I'll usually do a search and go to which ever one works best for my needs. Last time I went in the winter, it was much easier to go out of Logan instead because of scheduling.

It would be nice to have a second ATL flight in the winter that leaves PWM in the mid to late afternoon even if it was on a regional plane of some sort, it's still an improvement.
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Old Jul 1, 18, 10:59 pm
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On the PWM front would love RDU - PWM but that's a pipe dream though Frontier just launched that route. We're headed up for a wedding in a few weeks and ended up doing the RDU - BOS direct with car option
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Old Jul 7, 18, 2:18 pm
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RDU-AMS so I could connect onward in Europe without transiting CDG and flying Air France would be pretty nice.
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Old Jul 7, 18, 10:52 pm
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+1 MCO-DCA
Bring back DCA-BOS
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Old Jul 8, 18, 7:53 am
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MEM - SLC. The only westbound flight out of MEM is a once a day to LAX in the early AM.
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Old Jul 8, 18, 8:37 am
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I have a feeling we won't see anything new at MEM until the renovation is complete and Delta moves back to the B concourse.
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Old Jul 8, 18, 8:52 am
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Originally Posted by teCh0010 View Post
MEM - SLC. The only westbound flight out of MEM is a once a day to LAX in the early AM.
I agree.....this would be a great flight if they would put it back on....I am assuming the Occupancy Load did not support it. MEM is one of the greatest and easiest airports to navigate.
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Old Jul 8, 18, 9:50 am
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Originally Posted by vendsit View Post
I would also like to see MCO-LAS, MCO-DFW and MCO-ORD.
Mco - Den would be good. Save me going through msp as I try and avoid Atl.
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Old Jul 8, 18, 1:52 pm
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With Southwest out of FNT bringing back DTW-FNT would make sense. NW used to fly DC9s on this route.

I agree DTW-SMF/SJC/OAK is needed as well.
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Old Jul 10, 18, 2:11 pm
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Originally Posted by Pianoman109876 View Post
ALB->JFK
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I might even say ALB -> BOS would have more O&D traffic
+1 and Cape Air is a terrifying flying experience

ALB-ATL increased frequency to 4x or 5x daily, even if additions are Delta Connection

ALB to any connection out west (SLC, SEA, or even LAX)

And selfishly, DFW-IAH so that I can connect on AF, KL, and KE with a 30min flight
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Old Jul 11, 18, 10:02 pm
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Originally Posted by ATOBTTR View Post
SLC-CMH
DL confirmed a couple months ago this will be back in 2019. Start date/times/aircraft TBD.

I'd add CMH-SEA and CMH-AMS/CDG.
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Old Jul 11, 18, 11:00 pm
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DAL to literally anywhere else besides ATL. Prefer MSP/SLC/LAX but I'll take anything.

Hell I'll take more flights out of both Dallas Airports but it just won't ever happen.
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