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Qantas Dallas to Sydney...

Discussion in 'questions. answers. conversations.' started by Woodrow, Nov 4, 2019.

  1. Woodrow

    Woodrow Active Member

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  2. MidSouth Skier

    MidSouth Skier Well-Known Member

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    I would guess because it's a more established route and DFW is a OW hub? If VA also ran that flight then there aren't as many Delta connections there as there are AA.

    And if you're connecting to a city anywhere east of mid-continent it's certainly preferable to fly directly into DFW vs. having to transit the west coast. If they do actually initiate the JFK-SYD flight it will be interesting to see how traffic from DFW drops. I live in the southeast US and would certainly rather take the 1.5 hour flight to DFW than having to get to JFK.
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  3. RTBones

    RTBones Active Member

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    If I had to guess, MidSouth has the right of it. The Qantas flight will benefit from the established OneWorld hub that DFW is. From a OW perspective, it has great connectivity. The other airline alliances don't have that at DFW, making it harder for them to establish a route. Additionally, the location of DFW in the Midwest means if you live in the eastern 2/3 of CONUS, you don't have to use the West Coast hubs. Much prefer DFW to either JFK or LAX.