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Commute from DFW / DAL NW

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With someone with some insight, what is the easiest commute from DFW to .... ATL, NYC, SLC, CVG, LAX, MSP, MEM, SEA, DTW

I know what ATL is like. Just trying to figure out were I would want to be based in the future.
 

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DFW to ATL can be a nightmare as you probably know. DFW to JFK (via LGA on AA) might not be too bad. Obviously DL doesnt have a lot of flights to our hubs from DFW besides ATL, with a lot of RJs to the other hubs. If AA has a lot of flights and their gate agents are nice that day, then it might not be too bad. The flights to ATL need a jumpseat (not a flight attendant jump since there are so many of those commuters too). Maybe the FNWA pilots can chime in about DFW to DTW, MSP, and MEM.


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Maybe the FNWA pilots can chime in about DFW to DTW, MSP, and MEM.


Bye Bye--General Lee

I have two NWA buddies that live near DFW. "The RJs have taken over," is the line I usually hear. I suppose there are worse commutes. Here is a sample of the daily Feb. schedule.

DFW MSP
3 CRJs Pinnacle or Mesaba
3 EMB175s Compass
1 A319 NWA

DFW DTW
2 CRJs
2 A319s

DFW MEM
2 CRJ
1 319

Good luck!!
 

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With someone with some insight, what is the easiest commute from DFW to .... ATL, NYC, SLC, CVG, LAX, MSP, MEM, SEA, DTW

I know what ATL is like. Just trying to figure out were I would want to be based in the future.

DFW-LGA can be very difficult.. There are many commuters back and forth between 2 of our hubs. However as of late I have met a few DAL guys on our first 640am flight up there. Depending on the season and time of the day can make it challenging. Through in a little weather and it all falls apart.

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I have realized that a commute out of DFW will be quite difficult for at least 10 years. There are just to many people that stayed after the DAL base left.
I know guys that say the DTW and MSP commutes are not to bad. I also know of three or four guys that commute to LAX. One sits reserve as a 757 CA and states that it is not bad at all. AMR has flights all day to all three of the airports that we fly out of.
 

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Which base has the best AA back up, should be the way to look at it.

LAX?
 

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If you live in base.......... you don't have to commute. Imagine that.
 

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If you live in base.......... you don't have to commute. Imagine that.

I do dumbass (ATL) wife wants to move back to DFW area.

Thanks guys for your input and suggestions.

Hey ACL, are you going back to DFW once the SOC is done? I'm not wanting to fly the 9 just to stay in ATL.
 

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There's also SWA as an option from DAL to DTW, via one stop.

SW may be an option for you to MSP once they get things rolling as well, but for now I've heard only MDW from MSP.
 

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DFW to ATL can be a nightmare as you probably know. DFW to JFK (via LGA on AA) might not be too bad. Obviously DL doesnt have a lot of flights to our hubs from DFW besides ATL, with a lot of RJs to the other hubs. If AA has a lot of flights and their gate agents are nice that day, then it might not be too bad. The flights to ATL need a jumpseat (not a flight attendant jump since there are so many of those commuters too). Maybe the FNWA pilots can chime in about DFW to DTW, MSP, and MEM.


Bye Bye--General Lee

Commuting with AA is a nightmare no matter where you go. And DFW to JFK or LGA is terrible too, especially since AA is limited to one jump seater. You'll always be trying to run to the gate and be the first one to check in. It's BS if you ask me. I think we need to start limiting AA jumpseaters on other airlines too.
 

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Commuting with AA is a nightmare no matter where you go. And DFW to JFK or LGA is terrible too, especially since AA is limited to one jump seater. You'll always be trying to run to the gate and be the first one to check in. It's BS if you ask me. I think we need to start limiting AA jumpseaters on other airlines too.

Actually DAL and AA have unlimited jumpseats. There were 3 DAL guys and 2 from other regionals on the flight I took to work last week.

You should research the topic before speaking next time. Lastly management at the respective airline decides who receives reciprocal jumpseats (unlimited or not), not the pilots. Kudos to you for being another jag off using the jumpseat as a political tool..

AAflyer

Please do tell us who you fly for, and the next time you jumpseat on us, make sure you let that crew know your feelings after you accept their hospitality.
 

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Yes, we do have a reciprocal unlimited JS with AMR and it goes for cabin crew too!

I am looking at it, and know that QOL will not be found flying out of ATL for the next five years. I am looking other places. As soon as the housing market frees up a little but, I bet that we move back to the land in TX. Just hope not too many ER guys move to the 330 in NYC!
 

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Actually DAL and AA have unlimited jumpseats. There were 3 DAL guys and 2 from other regionals on the flight I took to work last week.

You should research the topic before speaking next time. Lastly management at the respective airline decides who receives reciprocal jumpseats (unlimited or not), not the pilots. Kudos to you for being another jag off using the jumpseat as a political tool..

AAflyer

Please do tell us who you fly for, and the next time you jumpseat on us, make sure you let that crew know your feelings after you accept their hospitality.

actually u need to do research your self before you speak. Last week I tried checking in at the gate and a Pinnacle DISPATCHER had already checked in for the jumpseat, so the gate agent told me "sorry, but since we're limited to one off line jumpseater then you can't go". And like I said it's not the first time. So before you argue with me about this let me assure you that AA does limit off line regional jumpseaters to 1. Tool.
 
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actually u need to do research your self before you speak. Last week I tried checking in at the gate and a Pinnacle DISPATCHER had already checked in for the jumpseat, so the gate agent told me "sorry, but since we're limited to one off line jumpseater then you can't go". And like I said it's not the first time. So before you argue with me about this let me assure you that AA does limit off line regional jumpseater. Tool.

Are you a DL pilot? If we have unlimited jumpseat ability with them (AA), then you could have reminded them of that. If you are not a DL pilot, then you are out of luck.

Bye Bye--General Lee
 
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Acl,

You need to use whatever connections you seem to have at HQs. Dfw to anywhere now is mostly those ********************ty rjs(76 or less seats and no prebooking of jumpseats, nor FA jumpseat use) And don't get me started on reliability. In a 2 year period Dfw went from 17-18 mainline flights/day to about 3-5. Hopefully the largest airline in the world will be able to justify real airplanes between our hubs and the 4-5th largest metropolitan area in the country.



Yes, we do have a reciprocal unlimited JS with AMR and it goes for cabin crew too!

I am looking at it, and know that QOL will not be found flying out of ATL for the next five years. I am looking other places. As soon as the housing market frees up a little but, I bet that we move back to the land in TX. Just hope not too many ER guys move to the 330 in NYC!
 

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actually u need to do research your self before you speak. Last week I tried checking in at the gate and a Pinnacle DISPATCHER had already checked in for the jumpseat, so the gate agent told me "sorry, but since we're limited to one off line jumpseater then you can't go". And like I said it's not the first time. So before you argue with me about this let me assure you that AA does limit off line regional jumpseaters to 1. Tool.

Wrong again you little troll,

Skywest, Horizon, Comair, Piedmont, Republic, and many more all receive unlimited... Yes, Pinnacle is not on the Unlimited list, neither is Gulfstream. Read your original posts, fist you posted about DAL, and now all other regionals..

I have read enough of your other posts, you are little flammer that opens his mouth way too often...

AAflyer:rolleyes:
 
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