The two 744's at PHL, courtesy of the PHL twitter account. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D3OhENsWsAEn23u.jpg:large That would nice that both queens parked next to each other. Though that BA plane can certainly use a wash. Was about to post this myself... what a beautiful sight. When was the last time...Jump to post
Looks like the flight is underway now. Anybody on the ground at ATL hear what caused the diversion?
Northpole wrote:cha747 wrote:Is Boeing still having that problem of people shooting at and hitting the airframes enroute from Wichita to Renton?
Shooting at railwaycars ?
Is Boeing still having that problem of people shooting at and hitting the airframes enroute from Wichita to Renton?Jump to post
ATL is there largest hub. Of course - sorry. My specific question is what type of issue (generally or in this specific case) would warrant such an out of the way diversion from over South Dakota to ATL rather than divert to DTW or JFK. I'm assuming it's more aircraft maintenance related rather than...Jump to post
https://people.com/travel/plan-returns- ... ind-child/
The article seems fishy. Did the flight take off or just taxi and return to gate? I’m sure somebody here is in the know.
I must be old. I remember flying the 767 in the 1980's when Luxury Liner was proudly painted on the front side of the plane. They were luxurious at the time. This was before the rise of the regional jet and jam-packed flight. Ahh...the golden days of flying.Jump to post
Anybody at PHL know about this?
https://6abc.com/maintenance-truck-cras ... t/5056316/
My predictions for PHL are: Lufthansa is obviously going to launch MUC-PHL American Airlines is going to move Milan (MXP) from JFK to PHL A new daily flight to London Heathrow between American and British A new Asian destination JAL with NRT-PHL or American / China Southern with PHL-PEK New routes ...Jump to post
How did Mumbai come into all of this? Lots of O&D between Mumbai and Malta? I don't get it.Jump to post
What we currently have is what we will have for the foreseeable future. It ain't perfect by any means, but it works....kinda. You're 100% correct. What we have is what we need. EWR serves as a wonderful hub and gateway that is easily accessible to Manhattan and Northern/Central New Jersey. JFK is u...Jump to post
https://apple.news/ATkLMfg4oR_KRh4PK1qw7yA So, to be clear, when this goes into effect, gate agents, campers, and even airport servers are going to be making more than first year regional first officers... Agree - but first year regional officers have much more earning potential within a few years....Jump to post
Hello Airliners Folks - just curious what happened to this flight:
Looks like it took off late, flew over the Pacific for a bit, then returned to SFO - now seems to be sitting on a taxiway at SFO. Any SFO folks have an inside scoop?
Since there's a good Indian diaspora in Philadelphia and some business IT traffic too , any chance of a PHL-BOM/DEL happening (if not now after 3 years)? AA can interline with any Indian carrier for India side connections . Binayak - think about that one for a second. There are 3 full service carri...Jump to post
Charlotte is AA's primary east coast hub, it should be able to find 200 passengers daily to fly to Tokyo and beyond to Asia. They may be able to find 150-200 odd passengers to fly daily but can they find 30-40 PREMIUM passengers daily is the real question. Since again it would be a long and thin ro...Jump to post
In a few weeks flying SFO-TPE-SFO for $525. 6 days on the ground there. Not bad.Jump to post
1. I will not drive to EWR or JFK when I live 15 min from PHL. People who write that Delaware Valley, Brandywine Valley, and South Jersey residents prefer EWR and JFK really just have no clue. Amtrak, the Turnpike, and the Belt Parkway are nightmares and I'd pay $500-750 more per ticket to even fly ...Jump to post
At first I was thinking this is a waste of money. Airbus has repeatedly said it will not issue an airworthiness certificate and I doubt EASA/CAA would either. Then it got me to thinking. There are plenty of vintage aircraft flying worldwide that are restored by hobbyists and flown at airshows. How a...Jump to post
Aren't those destinations a bit like Hawaii - all vacation and no/little business? I can't imagine a large business demand hence I can't imagine airlines scrambling to serve these routes. Follow the money....Jump to post
DTW is not the center of the aviation world. Neither is ATL but NYC is for sure. DTW stands the best chance for success if Delta returns to India. The world's busiest airport for 20 years is not the center of the aviation world? What have you been smoking. It doesn't matter ATL, JFK, DTW, SEA - the...Jump to post
I seem to recall the same - I think somebody on a.net likened it somewhat to taking the flash off of a camera and swapping it out for a new one. But that was when the project was called 7E7. Some people who are now very active on a.net were in diapers then.Jump to post
Now that DL has quit PHL-CDG and will be quitting PHL-LHR in early May, will that leave room for AF to come back? Or is it over for SkyTeam at PHL? AA/BA's overwhelming presence makes the PHL-Europe market nonviable for DL but somehow LH continues to march on with their daily PHL-FRA.Jump to post
I do love how any AA at PHL thread immediately gets hijacked into one about JFK. Agree - PHL has nothing to do with JFK and vice versa. Having lived in the area on and off for almost 20 years, yes there are SOME people that go out of their way to fly in/out of JFK or EWR for specific reasons (direc...Jump to post
Frontier, Delta, United, Skybus, and Shuttle America have all tried it since I've lived on and off in the area. USAir (at the time) ran contract flights (that were bookable) to various destinations but as the contracts lapsed so did service. Frontier had a go at it. It is a great little airport but ...Jump to post
Anybody have a schedule of which tails will be retrofitted when? Being selfish as I'm flying PHL-CDG-PHL in Nov/Dec.Jump to post
AA will probably scale back PHL and either PHX or LAX. And the scale back at PHL will be welcome. Fewer flights means fewer delays and cancellations for this airport that can't grow anymore at all. People always cry about not having enough choices about flight times but honestly, I'd rather schedul...Jump to post
I've used BA to fly internationally from Philly several times (none recently). There has been this flawed concept on a.net that Philadelphians (and those in the surrounding areas) would rather drive to EWR or JFK. I'd rather have my toenails removed without anesthesia. I have lived within 35 minutes...Jump to post
4 engines. The fuel crisis and eventually ETOPS didn't help the case for the 747. A.net lore is that plans were made for a 2-engined 747 but they trashed those plans and then out popped the 777.Jump to post
Hey Folks (or Bon noche as they might say in Aruba). Anybody know what happened with UA 1039 yesterday March 13 AUA-EWR. Seems it went tech. I had my kids out and about in Aruba and on the way back we stopped because it appeared that the flight was going to depart (very late - it was around 18:00) -...Jump to post
- How ETOPS changed overseas flying - The only way the U.S. airline industry could survive post 9-11 was bankruptcy - Freedoms of the air and how, despite ETOPS, several airlines have retained 5th freedom routes - How carbon fiber and nanotech have changed and will continue to change airline travel ...Jump to post
Not to sound mean....OK I will be mean - PHL was never intended to be as busy as it is (which airports are?). The fact is that PHL is being right-sized and this in turn will make operations more efficient. True, smaller airports and thinner routes will lose frequency or service but what that means f...Jump to post
You mean current 747 or the 747 when it was first incepted? There are various historical books on the subject that name various subs used to build the 747-100. I imagine the current supply chain is very similar to the 787 and various other aircraft. A more interesting paper would be supply chain log...Jump to post
Just curious (don't have an opinion either way) - would it make sense for <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym>, <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>, or <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> to have contract flights from <acronym title="Everett - Snohomi...Jump to post
If you're wanted in the US (or anywhere else for that matter) I think it'd be pretty stupid to end-up at an airport with Preclearance....but that's just me. A friend of mine who is Canadian just said the other day, "If you want to get into the US, just fly into Canada....they'll let anybody in." Obv...Jump to post
Google is your friend - see the legal restrictions section for answers:
<img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/old.gif" width="32" height="28" border="0"/> Pan Am used to offer enhanced Y meals for free in the day (late 80's) from a "sort of secret" menu. I got the laugh of my life when I ordered a cheeseburger on <acronym ti...Jump to post