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by 0newair0
Tue Apr 23, 2019 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta allegedly lobbying against new FAA rest rule for cabin crew
Replies: 79
Views: 18497

Re: Delta allegedly lobbying against new FAA rest rule for cabin crew

This thread should be closed. Delta is not fighting against the rest regulations. Delta is simply waiting on the finalization like everyone else.

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by 0newair0
Fri Apr 19, 2019 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus to launch longer range A321 and not chase market share
Replies: 116
Views: 35422

Re: Airbus to launch longer range A321 and not chase market share

mjoelnir wrote:
Rate 63 would mean around 750 a year. Airbus aims for about 700 A320 family frames this year. Rate 60 by summer.


Airbus production calendar is 11.5 months. 724 a year.

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by 0newair0
Sat Nov 24, 2018 3:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Internal AA survey results: Management untrusted.
Replies: 50
Views: 7820

Re: Internal AA survey results: Management untrusted.

smartplane wrote:
Releasing results, which creates an expectation of change, just before the busiest time of the year, when favourable change is least likely, doesn't seem smart.


This is the slow time of the year. The best time for changing anything at a US airline is between September and April.

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by 0newair0
Thu Nov 22, 2018 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus - hiring for new narrowbody and A350 neo
Replies: 160
Views: 25768

Re: Airbus - hiring for new narrowbody and A350 neo

I call BS on this article.

Job advisements gave away all this information? Yeah, right.

Also, testing narrowbody production rates of 100 per month? Complete BS. Definitely not going to happen over the next 10-15 years.

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by 0newair0
Tue Nov 13, 2018 12:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A220 delivery schedule (starting with N102DU)
Replies: 15
Views: 4574

Re: Delta A220 delivery schedule (starting with N102DU)

Yes, Delta knows when the CS1s will be delivered next year almost down to the day, but this is not something that will be made public.

You can get a rough delivery schedule with data sources like Flightglobal's Fleets Analyzer.

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by 0newair0
Mon Nov 12, 2018 12:16 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aircraft maintenance getting cheaper
Replies: 14
Views: 3361

Re: Aircraft maintenance getting cheaper

A lot of the heavier maintenance (d checks) on US aircraft are being sent out of the country. Singapore, China, Costa Rica... Labor is cheap, but is quality up to snuff? Yes, the quality is just as good, if not better, than the US. I was personally involved in a conversation where a maintenance exe...

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by 0newair0
Mon Oct 15, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "Low Ceiling" at DCA this morning
Replies: 39
Views: 4832

Re: *Low Ceiling"

Either Boston or the airport your aircraft came from probably had low ceilings (low clouds) or visibility that required increased spacing between aircraft and that caused your flight to be delayed.

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by 0newair0
Wed Sep 26, 2018 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DELTA System Outage tonight 9/25
Replies: 55
Views: 7812

Re: DELTA System Outage tonight 9/25

slcdeltarumd11 wrote:
but seriously they need to Invest in redundant systems


The redundant system is also down.

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by 0newair0
Tue Sep 25, 2018 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DELTA System Outage tonight 9/25
Replies: 55
Views: 7812

Re: DELTA System Outage tonight 9/25

All systems are down. Last time this happened was the ATL blackout.

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by 0newair0
Sat Sep 15, 2018 1:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Delta Airbus A220-100 Rolls Out Of Paints Shop
Replies: 80
Views: 18025

Re: First Delta Airbus A220-100 Rolls Out Of Paints Shop

This aircraft actually rolled out of the paint shop on August 13...with winglets and all. They did some rework after the fact. Here's the pic from Aug 13: https://s8.postimg.cc/bhxzv82yt/IMG_20180914_195451.jpg Look familiar? Look at the clouds, pilot in the right seat, etc. It's a photoshopped pic...

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by 0newair0
Fri Sep 14, 2018 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Delta Airbus A220-100 Rolls Out Of Paints Shop
Replies: 80
Views: 18025

Re: First Delta Airbus A220-100 Rolls Out Of Paints Shop

This aircraft actually rolled out of the paint shop on August 13...with winglets and all. They did some rework after the fact.

Here's the pic from Aug 13:
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by 0newair0
Wed Aug 29, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL opens new Rolls Royce engine shop
Replies: 33
Views: 4780

Re: DL opens new Rolls Royce engine shop

[I'm just trying to understand where the business will come from. I'm pretty sure DL understands where the business will come from. DL is not the only 350 and 330 operator in the world. Airlines will fly their planes to ATL for MRO work. Its really no big secret. The article specifically mentioned ...

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by 0newair0
Fri Aug 24, 2018 11:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Rename PHX
Replies: 53
Views: 5459

Re: Rename PHX

1337Delta764 wrote:
T3 has already been named after McCain, just as T4 is named after Goldwater.


So it can be the John McCain Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport with a John McCain terminal... Similar to the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport which has the Maynard H Jackson International Terminal.

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by 0newair0
Mon Aug 20, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Equips 600th Aircraft With Seatback Entertainment
Replies: 73
Views: 7115

Delta Equips 600th Aircraft With Seatback Entertainment

Any word if Delta's A220s will have IFE? According to a CNN article from last year they're getting a different IFE "In-flight internet provider Gogo and Delta Air Lines on Tuesday announced it was unveiling a new kind of tablet that would be affixed to the seat-back. Rather than a wired, custo...

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by 0newair0
Mon Aug 20, 2018 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Equips 600th Aircraft With Seatback Entertainment
Replies: 73
Views: 7115

Re: More Screens, More Choices: Delta Equips 600th Aircraft With Seatback Entertainment

rj777 wrote:
I wonder if the screens will find their way onto the mainline T-tails (MD-88/90/717)


No TVs for T-Tails.

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by 0newair0
Wed Aug 15, 2018 12:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest grounding many airplanes.
Replies: 71
Views: 12969

Re: Southwest grounding many airplanes.

We haven't hit Labor Day yet. Summer is still peaking. I don't think so. When I was a kid in the 60's and 70's, I never was in public school before mid Sept. Somehow since then, although summer doesn't end until 9/21, the start date of schools in the US has crept earlier, now to mid-late August. So...

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by 0newair0
Mon Aug 13, 2018 1:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United updating brand with new colors
Replies: 128
Views: 26286

Re: United updating brand with new colors

I honestly don't see anything wrong with DL's livery. Except for how the all-red widget makes it look to the casual observer that DL is a subsidiary of Citgo Petroleum. http://logok.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Delta-Arrow-logo.png http://www2.mda.org/images/content/pagebuilder/Citgo.png UA's may...

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by 0newair0
Wed Aug 01, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit considering Embraer Jet?
Replies: 48
Views: 7132

Re: Spirit considering Embraer Jet?

Hypothesis is largely based on the false assumption that A220 production is going to remain static for years to come. A220 line is not sold out in any year. Ultimate production rate goal is between 90 and 120 per year. Delivery timing is not yet a concern for anyone looking to acquire an A220. Are ...

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by 0newair0
Tue Jul 31, 2018 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit considering Embraer Jet?
Replies: 48
Views: 7132

Re: Spirit considering Embraer Jet?

Hypothesis is largely based on the false assumption that A220 production is going to remain static for years to come. A220 line is not sold out in any year. Ultimate production rate goal is between 90 and 120 per year. Delivery timing is not yet a concern for anyone looking to acquire an A220.

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by 0newair0
Tue Jul 31, 2018 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Georgia governor suspends fuel tax to avoid penalizing Delta at Atlanta hub
Replies: 52
Views: 7378

Re: Georgia governor suspends fuel tax to avoid penalizing Delta at Atlanta hub

thats how the world spins, just like it was pure politics when Cagle put the tax in place. Good for Delta. Amazing political spin by you. On the one hand you were out there defending Delta for fighting ME3 subsidies, but when the subsidy benefits Delta (Chapter 11, dumping their pensions, getting a...

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by 0newair0
Mon Jul 30, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Georgia governor suspends fuel tax to avoid penalizing Delta at Atlanta hub
Replies: 52
Views: 7378

Re: Georgia governor suspends fuel tax to avoid penalizing Delta at Atlanta hub

Collection of the tax was suspended because it violated federal law. The FAA has been clear that aviation fuel taxes are subject to the federal rules regarding airport revenues and may only be used for airport projects. The aviation jet fuel tax in Georgia was collected almost exclusively by Clayto...

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by 0newair0
Mon Jul 30, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Innovations in boarding???
Replies: 71
Views: 6103

Re: Innovations in boarding???

I think what is messing up the boarding on US based carriers is all those priority groups that mean you now have to fight your way past people who have the "privilege" of sitting on a metal tube longer. I've never understood this either. Why would you want to get seated at the front of th...

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by 0newair0
Sun Jul 29, 2018 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroméxico announces Belize!!!
Replies: 50
Views: 4946

Re: Aeroméxico announces Belize!!!

c933103 wrote:
... May I ask why are these routes considered shocking? I am not familiar with the aviation market of Mexico.


I'm also interested to know this as well. Everything from the Google tells me these two countries have had great relations for years, so I'm stumped as to why the new service is shocking.

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by 0newair0
Tue Jul 24, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boom Supersonic corp unveils plan for 55-seat supersonic jet
Replies: 90
Views: 12963

Re: Boom Supersonic corp unveils plan for 55-seat supersonic jet

Um, yes it is, only the ludicrously wealthy can afford 4,000 GBP (US$5,214) plane tickets... What company pays for business class tickets anymore? This guy is way out of touch, he's competing with chartered jets, not other commercial airlines. Most people in business class are upgraded because of t...

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by 0newair0
Wed Jul 18, 2018 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did DL's order for the A-220 signal the end of the 717?
Replies: 51
Views: 11900

Re: Did DL's order for the A-220 signal the end of the 717?

I think the more immediate focus is retiring the MD 80s and 90s. In one of the other threads, there is a discussion of how quickly they are leaving the fleet - I think 12 MD 90's (the former China Southern fleet maybe??) left in Q2 of this year alone. Clearly that's not directly tied to the C Serie...

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by 0newair0
Wed Jul 18, 2018 11:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did DL's order for the A-220 signal the end of the 717?
Replies: 51
Views: 11900

Re: Did DL's order for the A-220 signal the end of the 717?

717s will be at Delta for about 8-10 more years.

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by 0newair0
Thu Jul 12, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is A220 still a regional jet?
Replies: 108
Views: 14249

Re: Is A220 still a regional jet?

So how do you define the 5 (at times 6) abreast Avro Regional Jet (née BAe146)? :scratchchin: It is a regional jet. I get that, but if you're talking about fuselage width, the Avro is 3.4m wide, and therefore wider than the DC-9/MD-80/717 at 3.1m, which in your words makes it a Narrowbody rather th...

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by 0newair0
Thu Jul 12, 2018 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is A220 still a regional jet?
Replies: 108
Views: 14249

Re: Is A220 still a regional jet?

CRJ = regional jet ERJ = regional jet E-Jet E1 = regional jet E-Jet E2 = regional jet C Series = Narrowbody 717 = Narrowbody A318 = Narrowbody Fuselage width also plays a role in aircraft class. So how do you define the 5 (at times 6) abreast Avro Regional Jet (née BAe146)? :scratchchin: It is a re...

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by 0newair0
Thu Jul 12, 2018 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is A220 still a regional jet?
Replies: 108
Views: 14249

Re: Is A220 still a regional jet?

CRJ = regional jet
ERJ = regional jet
E-Jet E1 = regional jet
E-Jet E2 = regional jet

C Series = Narrowbody
717 = Narrowbody
A318 = Narrowbody

Fuselage width also plays a role in aircraft class.

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by 0newair0
Mon Jul 02, 2018 11:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: Southwest to acquire Hawaiian?
Replies: 122
Views: 23642

Re: Rumour: Southwest to acquire Hawaiian?

Only EK could afford to buy HA. HA probably has a global brand latency (MBA speak), and therefore a brand valuation , in the same league as BA, AA, UA, KL, DL, etc., and higher than EK, EY, QR, or TK. In a global survey, WN is beyond the pale... it's domestic. If anyone ponies up $100K, I would be ...

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by 0newair0
Sun Jul 01, 2018 2:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: Southwest to acquire Hawaiian?
Replies: 122
Views: 23642

Re: Southwest to acquire Hawaiian?

Has anyone proved that it's possible to operate 737 NG or MAX between the islands with short turnaround times? No. Talked to a HA 712 Capt. yesterday. The BR7x5 engine is unique among current PPs WRT repeated hot turns. A more plausible theory (not even a rumor) is that HA will buy all of DL's 712s...

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by 0newair0
Thu May 31, 2018 1:00 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How far out of the way will people connect?
Replies: 104
Views: 5809

Re: How far out of the way will people connect?

Some people's geography and sense of geography is awful but almost everyone is price sensitive. A Delta executive recently said they had to make changes to the flight search engine because "people were trying to double connect to save $18." They didn't make the change recently, he was jus...

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by 0newair0
Wed May 30, 2018 2:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta debuts new uniforms May 29
Replies: 76
Views: 10474

Re: Delta debuts new uniforms tomorrow.

micstatic wrote:
has anybody answered the reason for selecting a color that has nothing to do with the brand?


Red + Blue = Purple

It has everything to do with the brand.

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by 0newair0
Sun Apr 15, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did Pro Air have special flap configurations for their 737s?
Replies: 21
Views: 3827

Re: Did Pro Air have special flap configurations for their 737s?

The Short Field Performance package was not offered on the Classics, as they were already short field performers! I flew the 737 Classic out of 3000' gravel strips, safely ... but cruised at only M 0.74. That big thick wing on the -100 to -500 was a feat in engineering and an example of what Boeing...

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by 0newair0
Sun Apr 08, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern comng back AGAIN?
Replies: 8
Views: 1148

Re: Eastern comng back AGAIN?

Chuska wrote:
Didn't Swift Air buy out the latest Eastern last year?


Yes. The owner of Swift is the co-owner of Dynamic.

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by 0newair0
Sun Apr 08, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern comng back AGAIN?
Replies: 8
Views: 1148

Re: Eastern comng back AGAIN?

Dynamic Airways is rebranding as Eastern and is going to go back to doing ACMI ops. Announced in March.

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by 0newair0
Wed Oct 11, 2017 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta: C-Series What's Next
Replies: 246
Views: 36432

Re: Bastian: Confident DL will not pay C-Series tariff

jumbojet wrote:
EB also said this:

"Bombardier innovation, not pricing is what attracted us to the C series.


...and Bombardier's innovative pricing strategy is why they selected the C Series after they were attracted to it.

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by 0newair0
Thu Aug 10, 2017 3:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midwest Express 2017
Replies: 109
Views: 15718

Re: Midwest Express 2017

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlantic_Coast_Airlines
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rbavfan wrote:
What is ACA? can you use the proper 2 digit code if it's an airline.


Atlantic Coast Airlines https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlantic_Coast_Airlines

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by 0newair0
Thu Aug 10, 2017 3:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midwest Express 2017
Replies: 109
Views: 15718

Re: Midwest Express 2017

This is just another paper airline. Website is registered David Troup of DCT Technologies, Inc. which is a webdesign / internet marketing company based in Green Bay (http://www.dmistudios.com/) Midwest trademarks are registered to Curtis W. Drumm of Knuell Street in Manitowoc, WI under the company n...

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by 0newair0
Mon May 22, 2017 1:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DAL 193 DTW-ICN Diverts back to DTW Yesterday
Replies: 53
Views: 8165

Re: DAL 193 DTW-ICN Diverts back to DTW Yesterday

Ya and you first reported that your friend said it was an access panel and now another poster is saying it was a delaminated spoiler. I'm not saying you are the BS *hitter but somebody is. This person is an aviation consultant for a reputable firm with a degree in aviation management. At risk of po...

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by 0newair0
Thu Jan 05, 2017 3:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta's new Canadian airliner
Replies: 39
Views: 10887

Re: Delta's new Canadian airliner

Hmmm. I just noticed something while having a good look at those pictures. The second picture from the bottom shows the throttles, along with other controls mounted between the pilots. I noticed that the throttles appear to have settings, that look something like this: MAX ------------- IDLE - REV ...

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by 0newair0
Thu Jan 05, 2017 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta's new Canadian airliner
Replies: 39
Views: 10887

Re: Delta's new Canadian airliner

reltney wrote:
you might as well announce a second time Delta bought 49% of Bombardier.


Um... what?

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by 0newair0
Wed Jun 08, 2016 11:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Azul May Cut Fleet Even Futher
Replies: 14
Views: 6591

RE: Azul May Cut Fleet Even Futher

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/werdywerd" class="quote" target="_blank">werdywerd</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>Whoa - when did David Neeleman leave? Or...

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by 0newair0
Wed Apr 27, 2016 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northeast Yellow Birds To Make Come Back?
Replies: 17
Views: 7562

RE: Northeast Yellow Birds To Make Come Back?

It's not legit. This was discussed in another thread a while ago.

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by 0newair0
Tue Apr 19, 2016 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747 Question
Replies: 16
Views: 6069

RE: 747 Question

Yes, around 1997.

Filler.

[Edited 2016-04-19 09:41:23]

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by 0newair0
Sun Oct 25, 2015 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Start Up "Northeast Airlines"
Replies: 26
Views: 10514

RE: Airline Start Up "Northeast Airlines"

This is just a pipe dream.

AJ Rossi is the "CEO". Look at his resume...

https://www.linkedin.com/pub/aj-rossi/52/876/839

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by 0newair0
Mon Jun 09, 2014 1:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Did JetBlue Do Different?
Replies: 44
Views: 11891

RE: What Did JetBlue Do Different?

SkyBus and Indy Air were doomed from the start. What made jetBlue special was that they were the most highly capitalized start-up at the time, got a killer deal on the A320s, and they were granted 75 slot exemptions at <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK),...

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by 0newair0
Mon Jun 02, 2014 3:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle E175 Winglets
Replies: 11
Views: 9194

RE: American Eagle E175 Winglets

The aircraft you're seeing with the gigantic, not straight up and down, winglets are the new "enhanced" E175s rolling off the line. Embraer says the improvements they've made to the aircraft lower the fuel consumption by 6.4% compared to the OG E175.

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by 0newair0
Tue May 06, 2014 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Envoy(AE) Shrinks; 106 Planes And 47% Of Pilots
Replies: 137
Views: 26831

RE: Envoy(AE) Shrinks; 106 Planes And 47% Of Pilots

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/OB1504" class="quote" target="_blank">OB1504</a> (<a href="#104" class="quote">Reply 104</a>):<br/><i>Perhaps if regional pilots were paid like ...

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