Delta to close Memphis pilot base in 2012

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  1. Infinite1K
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    I believe LGA is becoming a A320 base though.....
     
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    The news shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone. Mem is going the way of cvg, stl, mci.... Next up: cle and dtw!

    this is good news at least...these guys had double warning I guess!
     
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    I think DEN will soon join that august group as well.
     
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    With Republic/Frontier back in turmoil?
     
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    CLE wouldn't be surprising, eventually. DTW? No way! DTW is Delta's second largest hub, isn't it? It's a huge domestic hub and an important international gateway as well. Wouldn't you say MSP would be de-hubbed before DTW (and for the record, I don't think MSP is going anywhere, either)?

    And I don't think DEN is going anywhere either. Even with the addition of IAH as a mid-con hub, I think DEN is too big of an O&D market and too much of a logical connection point for many western desintations to lose hub status for UA. Sure, there isn't much international presence, but I don't think it's going anywhere as a domestic hub.
     
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    LeBron's in MIA now, so no reason to go to CLE anymore. :D
     
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    UA has been winding down the number of flights out of DEN. So maybe it won't go away, but it won't be the mighty hub that it used to be. I don't know, maybe it will turn into a United Express hub ;)
     
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    It is a shame about MEM I love flying through there, and especially the smell as you enter the terminal.
     

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