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by carljanderson
Fri Feb 23, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest sued for removing Arabic speaking passenger
Replies: 60
Views: 5971

Re: Southwest sued for removing Arabic speaking passenger

Help me here. I read the linked article. It sounds like it has less to do with the language spoken and more to do with the substance of the conversation. There were buzz words that can make people nervous. If an English speaking person says the word “bomb” - the same result would likely occur. Farc...

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by carljanderson
Wed Jan 31, 2018 3:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta aerial shoot over SBA
Replies: 3
Views: 1004

Re: Delta aerial shoot over SBA

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N506DN. It was in and out of MHV.
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Looks like N506DN, the A359. https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N506DN. It was in and out of MHV.

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by carljanderson
Thu Jan 18, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGB doubles fines on JetBlue's late-night flight violations
Replies: 172
Views: 26255

Re: LGB doubles fines on JetBlue's late-night flight violations

Couple more stories. City considering raising fines up to $10,000 per violation, along with higher slot utilization rates to retain them as noise violations increased 79% in 2017 nearly all by JetBlue. Airlines may pay stiffer penalties for late flights at Long Beach Airport https://www.presstelegr...

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by carljanderson
Mon Jan 08, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian to announce HNL-LGB service on Monday January 8 2018.
Replies: 95
Views: 13802

Re: Hawaiian to announce HNL-LGB service on Monday January 8 2018.

I don't follow LGB's slot allocation process that closely, but it will be interesting to hear the full details. I didn't think B6 could pick and choose who would get their slots go if they weren't to use them. I thought they would have to be returned to the airport and airlines then submitting appl...

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by carljanderson
Tue Jan 02, 2018 3:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 372
Views: 120302

Re: Airbus A350 production and delivery thread - 2018

https://sites.google.com/site/a350xwbpr ... ction-list

MSN321.
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Waterbomber wrote:
Could someone share an estimated timeline on the first JL A359, ie final assembly, first flight, delivery?
Thanks.

That Air China looks great.


https://sites.google.com/site/a350xwbpr ... ction-list

MSN321.

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by carljanderson
Wed Dec 27, 2017 4:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA apologizes to Memphis Hustle players
Replies: 53
Views: 5861

Re: AA apologizes to Memphis Hustle players

You know no one up in F just randomly was handing out blankets to the Coach passengers as they walked past. These 2 just each grabbed their own blankets as they walked thru F and took them to their seat. Probably not realizing they even did anything wrong. Blankets on planes used to be a regular th...

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by carljanderson
Wed Dec 27, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA apologizes to Memphis Hustle players
Replies: 53
Views: 5861

Re: AA apologizes to Memphis Hustle players

WaywardMemphian wrote:
http://wreg.com/2017/12/27/american-airlines-apologizes-to-memphis-hustle-players-after-theft-accusation/

How was that not resolved by simply asking the FC passengers in the first place.


I know, I know! Will that implicit bias training be heading down to Envoy after this?

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by carljanderson
Thu Dec 14, 2017 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta orders 100 P&W powered A321neo aircraft, plus 100 options
Replies: 377
Views: 83358

Re: CNN: Delta to order 100+ Airbus A321neo Aircraft

2020
P&W

Delta Tech Ops to be MRO for GTF.

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by carljanderson
Wed Dec 06, 2017 11:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to issue RFP for up to 150 Narrowbodies
Replies: 399
Views: 89212

Re: Delta to issue RFP for up to 150 Narrowbodies

flyabr wrote:
Anyone know when this order will be finalized? 2017, 2018??


Isn't Delta's investor day next week? If there will be an announcement, I predict it will be the day before the investor presentation.

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by carljanderson
Fri Nov 17, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta LAX operations
Replies: 32
Views: 6695

Re: Delta LAX operations

cschleic wrote:
Is there a T-2 to T-3 connector inside security?


No. Just a bus.

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by carljanderson
Thu Sep 21, 2017 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to go all A330's on NYC-LHR From April 2018
Replies: 72
Views: 16077

Re: DL to go all A330's on NYC-LHR From April 2018

http://news.delta.com/delta-s-trans-atl ... stinations
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from today's transatlantic update... in the JFK section.. " and an upgraded offering on New York-JFK to London-LHR with new A330 service. "

http://news.delta.com/delta-s-trans-atl ... stinations

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by carljanderson
Tue Sep 19, 2017 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MEX Closed due to Earthquake
Replies: 24
Views: 5703

Re: MEX Closed due to Earthquake

Yes, CUN.
AF178 (A380) and AZ676 (B772) looks like they are diverting to CUN

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by carljanderson
Mon Sep 11, 2017 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 516
Views: 57401

Re: DL Future Expansion

If LAS does get a flight, would that the final nudge for DL to put a SkyClub in LAS?

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by carljanderson
Mon Sep 04, 2017 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air founder considers sale; strategic partnerships
Replies: 28
Views: 5085

Re: WOW Air founder considers sale; strategic partnerships

lavalampluva wrote:
but it might be topping out as far as growth.


And this is when some people would like to get out. Maximize the return and move on to the next thing.

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by carljanderson
Mon Sep 04, 2017 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air founder considers sale; strategic partnerships
Replies: 28
Views: 5085

Re: WOW Air founder considers sale; strategic partnerships

Get out while the market is still hot. There is no way, IMO, that KEF and tourism in Iceland can maintain this constant growth.

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by carljanderson
Sat Aug 12, 2017 3:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGB doubles fines on JetBlue's late-night flight violations
Replies: 172
Views: 26255

Re: LGB doubles fines on JetBlue's late-night flight violations

Honest question here, but why did JetBlue agree to the consent decree? After the FIS was shot down, couldn't B6 have just not agreed to the additional fines and forced the city's hand ?

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by carljanderson
Thu Aug 03, 2017 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - 2016-2017 (Part 17)
Replies: 4439
Views: 1508765

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL9 ... /LFBO/KATL
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DTWorld wrote:
If I recall correctly, MSN 115 (DL#1) should be flying to the US tomorrow TLS-ATL. I have no idea about the flight number.


Flightaware is showing it is DL9927

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL9 ... /LFBO/KATL

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by carljanderson
Tue Aug 01, 2017 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL A321 expansion
Replies: 59
Views: 13254

Re: DL A321 expansion

airzona11 wrote:
ATL SNA, would this be the first A321 @ SNA?


No. I was on one between SNA-PHX on US Airways.

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by carljanderson
Tue Jul 18, 2017 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Point of T1 and T2 Connector LAX
Replies: 12
Views: 1620

Re: Point of T1 and T2 Connector LAX

Also, TBIT isn't going to have the check-in counter space for all of these airlines that appear to be moving from T5 to MSC when it opens and AA takes over T5, so T1.5 includes some leaseable ticket counters in addition to the ones that WN has committed to.

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by carljanderson
Sun Jul 16, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Applies For LAX-PEK
Replies: 636
Views: 112201

Re: AA Applies For LAX-PEK

Except that, as of now, only Skyteam partners are scheduled to move to Daxing; OneWorld and and Star Alliance airlines will remain at Beijing Capital. Are you suggesting that AA will try to jump ship to Daxing - and leave its (admittedly limited) OW connecting partners behind? And has anyone sugges...

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by carljanderson
Tue Jul 11, 2017 2:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA invest $1.5 billion in LAX facilities
Replies: 59
Views: 13546

Re: AA invest $1.5 billion in LAX facilities

Nothing yet. In fact, the new AA lease with LAWA isn't on the agenda for the LAWA Commissioner meeting on July 13 (there is a new lease w/ WN for space between T1 and T2, and the EIR approval for T2/3 modernization project on the agenda). I seem to recall that there was some lag in between the time ...

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by carljanderson
Fri Jun 23, 2017 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA LAX-SFO all Eagle now
Replies: 75
Views: 10189

Re: AA LAX-SFO all eagle now, sad face

I've been hearing this as well (AA copying DL? shocker!) but can't for the life of me figure out where Allegiant, Frontier, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Spirit, and Sun Country (the cats and dogs if you will) are going to go. That's nearly 70 daily departures - there's simply no room elsewhere. Midfield Sate...

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by carljanderson
Mon Jun 12, 2017 3:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: DL Pulls Sponsorship of Julius Caeser Performance Calling It "Trump-like"
Replies: 49
Views: 5764

Re: DL Pulls Sponsorship of Julius Caeser Performance Calling It "Trump-like"

With the internet we also see how quickly any controversy can spread around the world and hurt companies. I do agree that companies have the right to pull sponsorship. However, what I do wonder is that in this day and age, when we all get outraged over every little thing, how much damage would any ...

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by carljanderson
Fri Jun 02, 2017 11:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA invest $1.5 billion in LAX facilities
Replies: 59
Views: 13546

Re: AA invest $1.5 billion in LAX facilities

mercure1 wrote:
Amazing how LAX is such a battle ground for so many airlines. (of course helps that its worlds largest origin/destination airport)

At end, its great for us consumer ultimately !


Except for the endless construction..

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by carljanderson
Fri Jun 02, 2017 11:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA invest $1.5 billion in LAX facilities
Replies: 59
Views: 13546

Re: AA invest $1.5 billion in LAX facilities

There is a lot they can do and they actually are going to destroy the Eagle's nest and move all those operations to a T4/T5. AA will likely be the sole tenant of both, and yes, I would think this will involve semi-merging the terminals in a way. Can they do that without a T9 or T0, or would the pla...

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by carljanderson
Fri Jun 02, 2017 4:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA launches LAX-SIN
Replies: 354
Views: 59713

Re: UA launches LAX-SIN

Until recently, capacity at LAX was an issue for Delta. Now that the terminals have been swapped, we shall see. I don't know if DL would consider LAX-SIN, especially when SQ is scheduled to re-start in 2018, and UA now on the route. Can the route support 3 airlines doing N/S LAX-SIN, or is DL bette...

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by carljanderson
Thu Jun 01, 2017 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's future International Expansion
Replies: 101
Views: 17347

Re: United's future International Expansion

http://newsroom.united.com/2017-06-01-U ... -Singapore
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LAXintl wrote:
LAX will get a new flight per employee townhall last week...


LAX-SIN starting Oct. 27/

http://newsroom.united.com/2017-06-01-U ... -Singapore

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by carljanderson
Tue May 23, 2017 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Delta A350 emerges from the factory
Replies: 236
Views: 69116

Re: First Delta A350 emerges from the factory

LAX772LR wrote:
sgbroimp wrote:
Wow, Delta flying a new aircraft!!!! I was so loving those 25 year old ones..........

.....while apparently missing the new 738s, 739s, and A321s that have been coming in in a steady stream; at the same time. Attention span.

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and those super old 242t A333's.

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by carljanderson
Sat May 13, 2017 1:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta LAX Terminal Plans Revealed
Replies: 409
Views: 108482

Re: Delta LAX Terminal Plans Revealed

grbauc wrote:
where Can I find more info on the ongoing discussions of T5 or TBIT..


I don't think it is public. There are updates given to the LAWA BoAC in closed sessions on AA's negotiations.

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by carljanderson
Fri May 05, 2017 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta LAX Terminal Plans Revealed
Replies: 409
Views: 108482

Re: Delta LAX Terminal Plans Revealed

I am insanely exited for this as I am a big Delta Guy!! ~Zac as am I, however I made the mistake of booking a rt from LAX for next week. When I booked I went "I think I'll go non-stop" and gave no thought to the dates of my trip. So I have the email asking me to get to the airport 3 hours...

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by carljanderson
Fri May 05, 2017 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta LAX Terminal Plans Revealed
Replies: 409
Views: 108482

Re: Delta LAX Terminal Plans Revealed

gregn21 wrote:
When will AA be moving into the T5 gates that they are getting?


They moved into the 4 gates back at the end of January.

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by carljanderson
Sat Mar 25, 2017 3:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines at LAX
Replies: 16
Views: 3373

Re: Delta Air Lines at LAX

Where will the Sky Club be in T3? Will the Delta One private check in area be ready day one? What has Delta done in T2 and T3 to prepare or will the work begin once they move in? Seven years of construction and re-modeling while being operational terminals is a lot to put your customers through. Pr...

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by carljanderson
Wed Mar 22, 2017 12:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta LAX Terminal Plans Revealed
Replies: 409
Views: 108482

Re: Delta LAX Terminal Plans Revealed

LAWA has a press release out as well. Looks like a handful of airlines may move in April, prior to the major move week in May. Also appears to be some minor differences from what was discussed a couple of months back (not sure if this was already discussed). Specifically I see EI appears to be stay...

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by carljanderson
Fri Mar 17, 2017 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA vacates LGB slots; WN wins slots
Replies: 32
Views: 8328

Re: AA vacates LGB slots; WN wins slots

Interesting that DL would have wanted the slots. Were they going to add service somewhere (SEA/LAS/MSP), or just go to 5x to SLC? They can easily get commuter slots and just run CRJ7's to SLC now, and use their 4 slots for something else. And how long is WN considered "new"? Is it one year...

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by carljanderson
Mon Mar 13, 2017 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta LAX Terminal Plans Revealed
Replies: 409
Views: 108482

Re: Delta LAX Terminal Plans Revealed

What I can't comprehend is that they are moving into the existing AC and VX locations "as-is" and not starting the renovations until late 2017/early 2018. For the time being the "SkyClub" is going to be the old lounge with a Delta sticker on the entrance. I appreciate that they ...

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by carljanderson
Fri Mar 10, 2017 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta LAX Terminal Plans Revealed
Replies: 409
Views: 108482

Re: Delta LAX Terminal Plans Revealed

What gates will Delta use at the TBIT? I think the plan was that they would use the 3-4 gates that are being reconfigured in the part of the old TBIT that remains tacked on to the north end of the terminal. But I'm pretty sure they'll have to share them with Y4, 4O, AV, and CM, who are all moving t...

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by carljanderson
Sun Mar 05, 2017 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/5/2017: AA Drops LGAYYZ,3M out of Cuba?,DL Adds DTWSNA, UA Cuts Flights
Replies: 86
Views: 10095

Re: OAG Changes 3/5/2017: AA Drops LGAYYZ,3M out of Cuba?,DL Adds DTWSNA, UA Cuts Flights

DTWLAX wrote:
I hope this sticks around longer.
What aircraft will DL be using? A319 or B737?


Looks like a 737-700

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by carljanderson
Sun Mar 05, 2017 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/5/2017: AA Drops LGAYYZ,3M out of Cuba?,DL Adds DTWSNA, UA Cuts Flights
Replies: 86
Views: 10095

Re: OAG Changes 3/5/2017: AA Drops LGAYYZ,3M out of Cuba?,DL Adds DTWSNA, UA Cuts Flights

enilria wrote:
*DL DTW-SNA SEP 0>0.7 OCT 0>0.9 NOV 0>0.9
DL SEA-SNA SEP 4>5 OCT 4>5 NOV 4>5


Where did these SNA slots come from? Mid-year allocation, or did I miss a reduction in service from other flights? I assume that the Slot reallocation has been complete.

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by carljanderson
Mon Feb 27, 2017 3:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air COO: In talks with Delta for JV
Replies: 82
Views: 10253

Re: Korean Air COO: In talks with Delta for JV

I've flown KE quite a bit and its to bad the business class product on the A380, to be quite frank, sucks. The seat has to be as uncomfortable as they come and the lack of air vents combined with very warm cabins makes for a very long flight. On the other hand, the business cabin on the 748 has to ...

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by carljanderson
Fri Feb 24, 2017 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)
Replies: 1857
Views: 243518

Re: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)

marktci wrote:
FR24 shows C-FFDK (CS300) on the ground in ABQ. Your eyes are just fine!



She won't be here long. She is down now at the start of 26

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by carljanderson
Fri Feb 24, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)
Replies: 1857
Views: 243518

Re: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)

I am sitting here in the ABQ Sunport Observation deck and I am seeing, unless it is a desert mirage, a CS300 across the airfield. Wish I was close enough to get a picture, but it right in between the Cutter facility and the Eclipse hangar. Looks like it is about to leave.

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by carljanderson
Wed Feb 15, 2017 4:47 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How easy is it to transfer between terminals at Salt Lake City?
Replies: 10
Views: 4311

Re: How easy is it to transfer between terminals at Salt Lake City?

Simple walk. No checkpoints.

The flight usually leaves from D, so from A it is about a 15 minute walk if you use the moving sidewalks.

I have made it from D12 to B12 in under 12 minutes with a pit stop with only a brisk walk and the moving sidewalks. SLC is an easy connecting airport.

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by carljanderson
Tue Jan 31, 2017 1:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long Beach city council rejects FIS at LGB
Replies: 55
Views: 6888

Re: Long Beach city council rejects FIS at LGB

How would LGB allowing the 190 to operate under the cummuter slot pool jeopardize their slot pool? Are you saying because of the increased flying from a 190 slot pool, the increased noise foot print would jeopardize it? It's a valid point. But couldn't JetBlue just counter act that by offer a more ...

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by carljanderson
Fri Jan 27, 2017 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta LAX Terminal Plans Revealed
Replies: 409
Views: 108482

Re: Delta LAX Terminal Plans Revealed

Any update on the status of 68/69?

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by carljanderson
Wed Jan 25, 2017 5:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To Remove Narrowbody IFE
Replies: 158
Views: 24936

Re: AA To Remove Narrowbody IFE

I tend to bring 4 screens with me on every DL flight. Where I am on a flight with IFE screens, I grab my headphones, plug in and listen to some music that I don't have (while glancing at the map and staring out the window), or watch a movie that I maybe haven't seen in a while. Grabbing my tablet an...

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by carljanderson
Mon Jan 09, 2017 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL SEA Domestic Expansion (again)
Replies: 194
Views: 30683

Re: DL SEA Domestic Expansion (again)

I think DL will add more Seattle - California routes. Will E175's work in LGB? On one forum they mentioned DL asking for LGB slots. When would they have asked for slots? Last year, LGB went from 41 to 50 due to the noise study, and those slots went 4 to WN, 3 to B6, and 2 to DL. As deltal1011man sa...

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by carljanderson
Fri Jan 06, 2017 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta LAX Terminal Plans Revealed
Replies: 409
Views: 108482

Re: Delta LAX Terminal Plans Revealed

http://www.lawa.org/newsContent.aspx?ID=2284

Says AA to move at the end of January. No mention of DL or AC. Check with DL Twitter yesterday, and they didn't know.
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Latest thing I found was this 12/30 News Release from LAWA.

http://www.lawa.org/newsContent.aspx?ID=2284

Says AA to move at the end of January. No mention of DL or AC. Check with DL Twitter yesterday, and they didn't know.

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by carljanderson
Fri Dec 30, 2016 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LA Times: Soon every day at LAX is holiday travel mess
Replies: 99
Views: 12963

Re: LA Times: Soon every day at LAX is holiday travel mess

http://www.connectinglax.com/

The ConRAC and APM may be done by 2023 (in time for a 2024 Olympics  :weightlifter: )
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JetBuddy wrote:

What are these modernizations that are already happening?


http://www.connectinglax.com/

The ConRAC and APM may be done by 2023 (in time for a 2024 Olympics  :weightlifter: )

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by carljanderson
Fri Dec 09, 2016 3:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX New Terminal 1.5 Project
Replies: 35
Views: 6041

Re: LAX New Terminal 1.5 Project

kaitak744 wrote:
I don't understand how Southwest benefits from any of this....


Does anyone know if there is a firm commitment to Concourse 0 (mentioned by name in the ARSAC Settlement) and will it have FIS?

Unless there is some sort of commitment, I can't see WN being happy with this either.

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by carljanderson
Fri Dec 09, 2016 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX New Terminal 1.5 Project
Replies: 35
Views: 6041

Re: LAX New Terminal 1.5 Project

Doesn't WN have access to a gate at T2 even with DL moving in for Intl arrivals? There is no secure CBP connector from T1 to T2 in the T1.5 plan (as so much as I read the EIR) - so I assume WN intl arrivals will come into T2 and be towed back to T1 - that frees up a gate need at T1? BTW: there is a...

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