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by intotheair
Fri Feb 16, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: NZ to fly AKL/DEN nonstop
Replies: 77
Views: 10266

Re: Rumour: NZ to fly AKL/DEN nonstop

This is one of those that has been rumored/speculated for a while. It still seems like a stretch to me even on the backdrop of DEN's recent international explosion.

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by intotheair
Fri Feb 16, 2018 3:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could Southwest fly to Europe?
Replies: 60
Views: 7520

Re: Southwest to Europe

I think that ship has sailed, or at the very least, it would require a fundamental shift in WN's business model.

What I'd like to see is perhaps some sort of codeshare with DY.

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by intotheair
Wed Feb 14, 2018 12:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Denver Rumour?
Replies: 54
Views: 5063

Re: Aer Lingus Denver Rumour?

If you guys are done tearing each other down I have more fodder to add to the fire. Ben Schlappig (aka Lucky) from Onemileatatime wrote about the possibility of EI to DEN earlier today http://onemileatatime.boardingarea.com/ ... us-denver/ That doesn't mean much. If anything, he got it by reading t...

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by intotheair
Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Vote for the voice of DEN
Replies: 1
Views: 148

Re: Vote for the voice of DEN

I still haven't voted yet. I'm having trouble deciding. For the male voice, I think I like Jeremy Hubbard the best, even though he's relatively the least known. He has a pleasant voice and oddly enough, he probably has the closest to that great old west cadence that Pete Smythe had. I wish Ernie Bjo...

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by intotheair
Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Denver Rumour?
Replies: 54
Views: 5063

Re: Aer Lingus Denver Rumour?

I always roll my eyes when a fellow American talks about their Irish heritage. My great grandparents were from Ireland, we're still in touch with some distant relatives over there, and we've visited them a few times. But that's about it. I'm an American from Denver otherwise. I am not Irish by any m...

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by intotheair
Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Denver Rumour?
Replies: 54
Views: 5063

Re: Aer Lingus Denver Rumour?

A recent rumour was that Aer Lingus was to source yet another A330 for this summer, they've already announced plans for two, a factory fresh A333 from Airbus and an A332 from Qatar Airways but the third was to be for either a Denver service or used as a "spare" aircraft to give the fleet ...

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by intotheair
Sat Feb 10, 2018 5:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can B767 Be Converted to 2-4-2?
Replies: 52
Views: 8168

Re: Can B767 Be Converted to 2-4-2?

Yep, certainly looks tight:

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by intotheair
Sat Feb 10, 2018 5:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why No Transatlantic Service From GDL or MTY?
Replies: 22
Views: 2404

Re: Why No Transatlantic Service From GDL or MTY?

stl07 wrote:
Another question- why aren't there flights from GDL/MTY to Jax or HNL? :D ;)


Because Boeing doesn't have the balls to pull the trigger on the 797 yet, and DL would rather route all traffic through ATL even over DTW, the city they hate. Duh!

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by intotheair
Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH introduces revised livery
Replies: 1080
Views: 193733

Re: LH introduces revised livery

After watching the 15 minute video explaining the design process, I'm starting to get on board with the whole thing. Reducing the yellow to an accent color while strengthening the crane application makes sense, and I can't wait to see all the different ways they'll use the yellow. The only thing I d...

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by intotheair
Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Was Southwest's Move Into Denver Predatory?
Replies: 63
Views: 5484

Re: Was Southwest's Move Into Denver Predatory?

On an emotional level, if you were an F9 fan, maybe it felt predatory. But WN really didn't do anything wrong. Remember that WN avoided serving DEN for so long reputedly in protest of DIA's high landing fees. Once F9 was doing somewhat well and when a weak UA was still in bankruptcy did WN realize w...

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by intotheair
Wed Jan 31, 2018 4:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta aerial shoot over SBA
Replies: 3
Views: 1002

Re: Delta aerial shoot over SBA

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N50 ... /KMHV/KMHV

Hopefully the video turns out nicely, just like the last A330 one!
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Thanks. Looks like this was the flight that I heard about:

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N50 ... /KMHV/KMHV

Hopefully the video turns out nicely, just like the last A330 one!

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by intotheair
Wed Jan 31, 2018 3:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta aerial shoot over SBA
Replies: 3
Views: 1002

Delta aerial shoot over SBA

I heard that DL was shooting promo video of an "Airbus" over SBA around 5:30 tonight. Anyone have any other information on it? I asked what specific aircraft type, but nobody knew. I'm guessing it must have been an A330, but an A350 would be possible. I also gather that it must have gone i...

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by intotheair
Sat Jan 27, 2018 10:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Origin of Airline Names
Replies: 161
Views: 11475

Re: Origin of Airline Names

Vueling is named "Vueling" because it's what they do to the plane but with a V.

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by intotheair
Fri Jan 26, 2018 7:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH introduces revised livery
Replies: 1080
Views: 193733

Re: Rumor: LH might introduce a new/revised livery in 2018

No offense but none of the amateur designs that have been posted here look like anything Lufthansa would want to put on their planes of years to come. The newest one looks like the plane has got a rash on it's face or a beard or whatever. And that is true for almost every thread about an airline ge...

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by intotheair
Sun Jan 21, 2018 1:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swift Air to Wendover, NV (KENV)
Replies: 5
Views: 979

Re: Swift Air to Wendover, NV (KENV)

I have never taken a flight or stayed there but I have passed through Wendover while driving between Denver and San Francisco many times. I can confirm that there's very little there beyond some sad casinos and motels. If all you care about is gambling and if you're price conscious, then $250 a/i is...

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by intotheair
Fri Jan 12, 2018 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH DEN-MUC Switching to A350-900
Replies: 28
Views: 5572

Re: LH DEN-MUC Switching to A350-900

These are all interesting planes for DEN. LH is the first and only airline to bring the A330, A340, and A350 to DEN on regular service at various points.

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by intotheair
Sun Jan 07, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 1/7/2018:HA Adds LGB; UA adds DEN-ATW/ORF,IAH-CAK/DAY,LAX-ACV,ORD-BIS/SLN,SFO-MSN; AM Drops DEN-MEX
Replies: 133
Views: 15004

Re: OAG Changes 1/7/2018:HA Adds LGB; UA adds DEN-ATW/ORF,IAH-CAK/DAY,LAX-ACV,ORD-BIS/SLN,SFO-MSN; AM Drops DEN-MEX

*AM DEN-MEX APR 0.4>0.2 MAY 0.3>0 JUN 0.3>0 JUL 0.3>0 AUG 0.3>0 SEP 0.3>0


Another case of a route that can't sustain both Y4 and AM?

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by intotheair
Sat Jan 06, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS using non-branded OO CRJ2s
Replies: 31
Views: 5336

Re: AS using non-branded OO CRJ2s

This has been going on intermittently for at least a year.

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by intotheair
Sat Jan 06, 2018 1:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver developments for 2018
Replies: 23
Views: 3250

Re: Denver developments for 2018

It's surprising to me that American is losing money in Denver, even with that they are adding a JFK flight this summer. I wonder what Spirit would add other then the already announced BWI flight. Always thought JetBlue would add Fort Lauderdale to its other flights or even LA despite the heavy comp...

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by intotheair
Wed Jan 03, 2018 4:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA114 HNL-DEN 30Dec 757-300
Replies: 27
Views: 6638

Re: UA114 HNL-DEN 30Dec 757-300

Again, nobody's really disputing whether the 753 can do Hawaii from LAX/SFO/PDX/SEA/wherever else that's on the coast. The question is how often the 753 has done Hawaii from anywhere farther east.

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by intotheair
Tue Jan 02, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 264
Views: 38674

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

SFOtoORD wrote:
kordcj wrote:
50 Polaris seats seems like a high number? Could some of those be swapped out for the inevitable premium economy class seats?


Seems more likely they would cannibalize some E+ or E seats for PE.


50 isn't that much either. There's 50J in the current 2-cabin and 48 F/J in the 3-cabin.

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by intotheair
Mon Dec 18, 2017 9:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will we ever see an upgraded CRJ or clean sheet T tail aircraft?
Replies: 20
Views: 4691

Re: Will we ever see an upgraded CRJ or clean sheet T tail aircraft?

There won't be an upgraded CRJ for sure since the next generation (CS-100 and CS-300) are already there to replace it with. Not too long ago Embraer did the same thing by replacing their T-tail design (ERJ-135 and 145) by the E-Jets. Now Bombardier has done the same. The CSeries is most definitely ...

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by intotheair
Fri Dec 15, 2017 12:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport Brand Relaunch today
Replies: 28
Views: 3089

Re: Burbank Airport Brand Relaunch today

NBC used to be near the airport. If you are old enough to remember "Laugh In," Gary Owens used to start the show by saying, "From beautiful downtown Burbank, it's Rowan & Martin's Laugh In." During WWII, Lockheed had a factory at the airport. A fake town was built on top of ...

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by intotheair
Mon Dec 04, 2017 7:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mokulele end SMX ( Santa Maria, CA) appears
Replies: 15
Views: 3806

Re: Mokulele end SMX ( Santa Maria, CA) appears

SMX should really be pushing for an OO/AA* flight to PHX. SFO/LAX are both so short that there is essentially no O&D traffic - PHX would have some O&D and offer much of the same connectivity without all the congestion... But is it really in the best interests to further balkanize central co...

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by intotheair
Sat Dec 02, 2017 10:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 314588

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

I seem to recall the issue with the 767 at DEN is tyre speed. Higher density altitude would result in a higher landing/rotation speed, but 767s have operated in DEN for years without an issue. I just don't think it would quite have the legs to make it out of DEN with a full load headed to Europe. I...

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by intotheair
Thu Nov 30, 2017 4:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no United to Africa?
Replies: 52
Views: 10442

Re: Why no United to Africa?

UA pulled LOS because currency restrictions made it impossible for UA to collect payments on Nigeria point of sale reservations. Operating out of many African airports is very difficult and requires a lot of infrastructure improvements. For example, DL paid just to have air conditioning installed in...

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by intotheair
Wed Nov 29, 2017 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: APA: Thousands of AA flights scheduled without pilots due to system error
Replies: 129
Views: 20438

APA: Thousands of AA flights scheduled without pilots due to system error

https://twitter.com/ReutersBiz/status/9 ... 7038650369
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Just saw this on Reuters. Does it have any heft to it? I certainly hope not, as I have booked some connecting AA flights around Christmas.

https://twitter.com/ReutersBiz/status/9 ... 7038650369

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by intotheair
Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Retro Livery Plans
Replies: 50
Views: 13273

Re: United Retro Livery Plans

Personally the best livery in this post is the blue one closest to the camera. They should have done that one without the color tulip next to the United name. It's a very classy high end look. I always thought the Rising Blue livery with some CO gold thrown in would have been a winner. The Rising B...

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by intotheair
Wed Nov 29, 2017 5:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 314588

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

Anyone have any pics of the ZW CRJ200 cabins? Did they install the same UA signature seats that are on the CRJ700/E175/mainline fleets?

The OO CRJ200s could use some extra care. Those are some really drab cabins.

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by intotheair
Mon Nov 27, 2017 11:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DEN concourse train failure 11/22
Replies: 20
Views: 6906

Re: DEN concourse train failure 11/22

I think the train design is some cause for concern, but I think a lot of the criticism of it is overblown. While there were problems on Wednesday, it was not a total system failure. That has only happened, what, two times now, and the airport does, in fact, have a contingency plan in the event of a ...

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by intotheair
Sun Nov 26, 2017 7:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are any E-135s still flying for United Express or American Eagle?
Replies: 44
Views: 9171

Re: Are any E-135s still flying for United Express or American Eagle?

I have never been on any of the ERJ-135/140/145s and I really wish we'd see some out west in the UA system. I've heard such mild-to-great reviews of them, and I'm stuck on a crappy SkyWest CRJ-200 way too often.

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by intotheair
Tue Nov 21, 2017 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW-SBA
Replies: 23
Views: 4150

Re: DFW-SBA

Also worth pointing out that SBP-PHX is going from CR9 to CR7 next year.

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by intotheair
Tue Nov 21, 2017 3:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who designed Continental's (and as a result, United's) Globe Livery?
Replies: 37
Views: 10187

Re: Who designed Continental's (and as a result, United's) Globe Livery?

Two words:

Lufthansa America.

Branding problem solved.

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by intotheair
Mon Nov 20, 2017 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who designed Continental's (and as a result, United's) Globe Livery?
Replies: 37
Views: 10187

Re: Who designed Continental's (and as a result, United's) Globe Livery?

Ah, the relitigation of the UA/CO logo. I guess it has been a while since anyone has rehashed it on here again.

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by intotheair
Sun Nov 19, 2017 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 11/19/2017: AA +CLT-TUS, Drops ORD-MAN, PHX-IFP; AS Drops LAX-CUN, RNO-SNA; UA +DEN-BFF/COD/JAX/LBF/LBL
Replies: 104
Views: 19548

Re: OAG Changes 11/19/2017: AA +CLT-TUS, Drops ORD-MAN, PHX-IFP; AS Drops LAX-CUN, RNO-SNA; UA +DEN-BFF/COD/JAX/LBF/LBL

Dreamflight767 wrote:
Let me get this straight. UA is doing LAX-RDM/MFR but they can't get LAX-PDX/EUG to work AND LAX is a "hub"? LOL.


It's probably easier to push AS off LAX-MFR with all of the QX problems than it would be to try to go against AA on LAX-EUG.

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by intotheair
Sun Nov 19, 2017 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SLC Terminal Reconstruction Updates
Replies: 81
Views: 10979

Re: SLC Terminal Reconstruction Updates

As a DEN homer, this is nice to see SLC invest so much in a new design. The warm tones will look nice and will be a welcome change from the sterile whites and greys that are in vogue at so many airports. The linear concourse layout in the same style of ATL, DEN, and MUC is the right way to go too. A...

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by intotheair
Sun Nov 19, 2017 2:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL downgrading seats on JFK-KEF/PDL/SNN
Replies: 30
Views: 10222

Re: DL downgrading seats on JFK-KEF/PDL/SNN

Also worth pointing out that UA is also putting domestic planes on some TATL routes next summer. The domestic 777 will be on EWR-DUB and a few other lower yielding routes. The key difference, though, is that UA's domestic 777 still has lie flats up front and can be justifiably sold as J, while it's ...

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by intotheair
Fri Nov 17, 2017 4:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Routes From Denver: What To Do With 39 New Gates
Replies: 105
Views: 15010

Re: New Routes From Denver: What To Do With 39 New Gates

Thank you for this! Can't wait until they build more as well as increase the seating when the west end of A is expanded. Right now, it feels a little cramped. Didn’t they already add some gates on the west end of A when Delta moved over there?[/quote] I think they're adding two more gates in the in...

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by intotheair
Thu Nov 16, 2017 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hypothetical: ORD without AA
Replies: 110
Views: 12908

Re: Hypothetical: ORD without AA

It would allow UA and WN to exploit the lack of additional competition to artificially raise prices well beyond current levels, It'd be no different than allowing UA and WN to exploit Houston and Denver, AA and WN exploiting Dallas or to some extent DL and WN exploiting Atlanta. Not to mention the ...

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by intotheair
Thu Nov 16, 2017 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Routes From Denver: What To Do With 39 New Gates
Replies: 105
Views: 15010

Re: New Routes From Denver: What To Do With 39 New Gates

Mildly-related question: does anyone know whether B is *wider* than A and C? It's obviously longer, but somebody was trying to tell me today that he thought B was also wider. I thought maybe that's just because B has two lanes of moving walkways in each direction while the other concourses only hav...

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by intotheair
Wed Nov 15, 2017 5:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Routes From Denver: What To Do With 39 New Gates
Replies: 105
Views: 15010

Re: New Routes From Denver: What To Do With 39 New Gates

Mildly-related question: does anyone know whether B is *wider* than A and C? It's obviously longer, but somebody was trying to tell me today that he thought B was also wider. I thought maybe that's just because B has two lanes of moving walkways in each direction while the other concourses only have...

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by intotheair
Wed Nov 15, 2017 5:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 772A replacement
Replies: 21
Views: 3251

Re: United 772A replacement

While I understand they came up with an A350 solution as 772 replacements, part of me still finds it hard to believe UA will start retiring 777s in 5-10 years. My money is on some 77Es still sticking around after 2027. It wouldn't even surprise me to see UA keep the 77As until the wings fall off. I ...

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by intotheair
Wed Nov 15, 2017 12:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Routes From Denver: What To Do With 39 New Gates
Replies: 105
Views: 15010

Re: New Routes From Denver: What To Do With 39 New Gates

Buffalomatt1027 wrote:
Frontier uses Denver as their hub and they are going through some major expansion airports and routes wise. They could possibly use the extra gates.


Or not. They just gave up a few gates in A, including some that are now Delta gates.

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by intotheair
Tue Nov 14, 2017 1:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Routes From Denver: What To Do With 39 New Gates
Replies: 105
Views: 15010

Re: New Routes From Denver: What To Do With 39 New Gates

I think it's certainly possible. DEN was always the second largest hub pre-merger. Post-merger, as far as daily departures go, it has always been nearly tied with EWR. So if IAH doesn't grow or shrinks, and if DEN grows more than expected, then it's very possible. It's already growing from where it ...

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by intotheair
Mon Nov 13, 2017 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 314588

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

"SFO doesn't have the room to store a B747. There's No public access" How about the old World/UA 747 hangar at OAK? A UA Museum? Probably room in there for a 747, and 3-4 smaller ex-UA aircraft?? Plenty of retired UA folks to run it. Delta can do it successfully (in ATL), why not UA? OAK ...

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by intotheair
Sat Nov 11, 2017 4:40 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Comfort + / Premium Economy U.S.?
Replies: 11
Views: 1509

Re: Comfort + / Premium Economy U.S.?

They now code their Comfort+ service as premium economy (W) domestically. This is still the same class of service as the buy-up option on American on United. Lots of confusion here. Delta sells C+ as a separate fare class (W) both domestically and internationally. However, DL does NOT consider C+ t...

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by intotheair
Sat Nov 11, 2017 2:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Historical list of UA 747 service
Replies: 33
Views: 4140

Re: Historical list of UA 747 service

I swear there was a thread that posed this very question not too long ago, and people came up with a pretty good and exhaustive list. I couldn't find it when searching for it now, but maybe someone can help dig it up...

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by intotheair
Fri Nov 10, 2017 7:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: jetBlue what's in a name & alternatives
Replies: 15
Views: 1813

Re: jetBlue what's in a name & alternatives

AF, of course, rebranded their regional ops as HOP!. I still don't fully get why, and it sounds even funnier in French with the silent H, but I suppose it works. "Hop" (with the silent H) is an onomatope in the French language. It's used to say things like "Et hop !" (and there ...

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by intotheair
Fri Nov 10, 2017 6:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: jetBlue what's in a name & alternatives
Replies: 15
Views: 1813

Re: jetBlue what's in a name & alternatives

Funny how at least two operations ended up with concepts that are similar to two of those ideas. AF, of course, rebranded their regional ops as HOP!. I still don't fully get why, and it sounds even funnier in French with the silent H, but I suppose it works. Also, from what I remember reading a long...

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