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preflight
03-19-2019, 10:39 AM
https://thepointsguy.com/news/delta-expands-west-coast-a220-service/

Per Delta’s latest schedule update, here is the list of the carrier’s A220 routes that will roll out through early 2020 that shows the new west coast options:

Route___________________________________In-Service
New York (LGA) to Boston (BOS) _____________January 2019
New York (LGA) to Dallas-Ft. Worth (DFW)______January 2019
Detroit (DTW) to Dallas-Ft. Worth (DFW)_______March 2019
New York (LGA) to Houston (IAH)_____________April 2019
Salt Lake City (SLC) to Dallas-Ft. Worth (DFW)__May 2019
Seattle (SEA) to San Jose (SJC)______________June 2019
Minneapolis (MSP) to Dallas-Ft. Worth (DFW)____June 2019
Houston (IAH) to Detroit (DTW)______________July 2019
Houston (IAH) to Minneapolis (MSP)___________July 2019
Houston (IAH) to Salt Lake City (SLC)_________July 2019
New York (JFK) to Dallas-Ft. Worth (DFW)______August 2019
Los Angeles (LAX) to Austin (AUS)____________December 2019
Los Angeles (LAX) to Seattle (SEA)___________December 2019
San Francisco (SFO) to Salt Lake City (SLC)____January 2020
Seattle (SEA) to Salt Lake City (SLC)__________January 2020
Seattle (SEA) to San Francisco (SEA)_________January 2020

" full list of confirmed routes is here (https://thepointsguy.com/news/first-delta-a220-routes/), and you’ll notice that most are medium-haul routes, around 900 miles or so, frequented by business travelers. These happen to be routes commonly served now by CRJ700, CRJ900 and Embraer 175 regional jets. Passengers used to sitting on one of today’s RJs are in for a major treat with the new jet."

I flew on it to DFW, really nice bird in the back...

Also:
https://thepointsguy.com/guides/delta-airbus-a220-tour-where-to-sit/


FlyJay
03-19-2019, 10:42 AM
The 220 is scheduled to run the "smile" route, i.e. SEA-SJC-SLC-DFW-ATL-???-NYC-BOS. Map it all out and it's a "smile" :D Mostly all stuff that's too long for regional jets anyway.

Meow1215
03-19-2019, 10:46 AM
Regionals shouldn’t be doing hub to hub stuff anyway.


JulesWinfield
03-19-2019, 12:26 PM
Regionals shouldn’t be doing hub to hub stuff anyway.

Yeah, that JFK DFW is right at the limit, and sometimes over in the winter on a 900. LGA to DFW sometimes gets payload optimized in the summer on the 175.

Mesabah
03-19-2019, 04:50 PM
Regional jets should not be on routes more than 700 miles.

Flogger
03-19-2019, 06:05 PM
Regional jets should not be on routes more than 700 miles.

ZZZZ
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Tell it to mainline?

They gave us this flying, I believe?

They didn't wanna do it.

They beeeech about doing it now.

They won't be happy until all domestic flying is dual aisle widebody.

Until then, they will beeech about this flying whether they are doing it or not.

Just sayin.

theUpsideDown
03-20-2019, 02:22 AM
ZZZZ
ZZZZZZZZZ
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Tell it to mainline?

They gave us this flying, I believe?

They didn't wanna do it.

They beeeech about doing it now.

They won't be happy until all domestic flying is dual aisle widebody.

Until then, they will beeech about this flying whether they are doing it or not.

Just sayin.

Pilots jeep beeeeching about everything. What can we do?

MuPpET
03-20-2019, 08:25 AM
Lol at complaining about doing flights over 700 miles. It's like you don't realize that those are the good efficient legs(even though I know for a fact you do) but I guess you'd like to go back to 6 or 7 legs 12 hour duty days where you credit 5 hours, does endeavor even have rigs? I like you Mesaba, but when we're doing 1200 mile flights that isn't too replace mainline frames overall it's to support them. I'll take my 3 leg 7.5 hour block 9 hour duty days happily. To each his own I guess.

TalkTurkey
03-20-2019, 09:47 AM
Bring back the Lockheed Tristar.

theUpsideDown
03-20-2019, 02:49 PM
Avro is coming back.

ninerdriver
03-20-2019, 03:03 PM
Avro is coming back.

What are you talking about? Avro's been here the whole time, grouching it up in DTW. :D

theUpsideDown
03-20-2019, 03:06 PM
What are you talking about? Avro's been here the whole time, grouching it up in DTW. :D

Hes got a line now, hes happy.

Those rj85s though, man i hear those 5 tightly configured apus whirling even now. Senior guys have told me so much about them i have an honorary type.

Avroman
03-20-2019, 09:38 PM
Did I hear someone say they need more stories of how we did things back on the Avro? :D:D

Baradium
03-21-2019, 12:58 PM
Lol at complaining about doing flights over 700 miles. It's like you don't realize that those are the good efficient legs(even though I know for a fact you do) but I guess you'd like to go back to 6 or 7 legs 12 hour duty days where you credit 5 hours, does endeavor even have rigs? I like you Mesaba, but when we're doing 1200 mile flights that isn't too replace mainline frames overall it's to support them. I'll take my 3 leg 7.5 hour block 9 hour duty days happily. To each his own I guess.

You don't think regional flying replaces mainline airframes? That's cute.

vessbot
03-21-2019, 12:59 PM
Did I hear someone say they need more stories of how we did things back on the Avro? :D:D

* sets ED2 to PRI and leans back *

prex8390
03-21-2019, 02:40 PM
Did I hear someone say they need more stories of how we did things back on the Avro? :D:D

The guys at air wisconsin talked about the 146 going into Aspen like it was the second coming of Jesus. Idk what about a plane with 5 APUs is so appealing 😎

msprj2
03-21-2019, 03:03 PM
The guys at air wisconsin talked about the 146 going into Aspen like it was the second coming of Jesus. Idk what about a plane with 5 APUs is so appealing 😎

Guess you’ll never know

theUpsideDown
03-21-2019, 03:28 PM
Guess you’ll never know

They still fly them in jolly old England?

msprj2
03-21-2019, 04:04 PM
They still fly them in jolly old England?

And as waterbombers but not to
ASE

snackysmores
03-21-2019, 06:38 PM
it's like you don't realize that those are the good efficient legs (even though I know for a fact you do) but I guess you'd like to go back to 6 or 7 legs 12 hour duty days where you credit 5 hours.

Still do it at Horizon on the Q400. Except 5 credit is a bit much.

Melit
03-22-2019, 08:56 AM
Regionals shouldn’t be doing hub to hub stuff anyway.

Your opinion doesn't matter.

ninerdriver
03-22-2019, 09:17 AM
Your opinion doesn't matter.

Huh... they must have lengthened your leash a bunch if you managed to wander all the way over here.

Meow1215
03-22-2019, 10:24 AM
Your opinion doesn't matter.

And?

Filler.