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by dlflynhayn
Sun Nov 01, 2020 3:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Delta 767-200 routes?
Replies: 31
Views: 3132

Re: Delta 767-200 routes?

Last time i flew a wide body aircraft from LAX-LAS was on a DL 767-200 in the mid nineties i believe...

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by dlflynhayn
Tue Apr 21, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway
Replies: 1208
Views: 140825

Re: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway

And LOL... you think I am ‘upset’ that DL ‘stole’ Latam from AA? Actually, I am sorry for LA for being the latest candidate to be put in a coffin (to be buried in the not so distant future) - like VS, like VA, and like soon to be WS. So as you said - History speaks for itself![/quote] Not sure if yo...

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by dlflynhayn
Mon Mar 30, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Carriers Considering Passenger Consolidation
Replies: 85
Views: 15554

Re: US Carriers Considering Passenger Consolidation

Was wondering if this is why on some days DL LAX-KOA-LAX in April are in the minus.DL currently is the only airline flying the route figured all airlines are putting there passengers on DL,would figure UA would keep a LAX flight but guess not.

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by dlflynhayn
Mon Mar 30, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 2164
Views: 386091

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

But we're one big Delta family. You know, the Delta Difference.. As I stated before, if Delta could get away with making every front line employee a ready reserve or seasonal ready reserve they would in a heartbeat. When we merged with Delta the ratio of full time to part time/ready reserve was app...

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by dlflynhayn
Sun Mar 29, 2020 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 2164
Views: 386091

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

By listening to the Finance guys on the stock market today they all said DL will be fine because of the way the company is operated,All airlines will have to deal with obstacles ahead but mentioned AA as the one to look out for to be on a downward spiral quicker than others if this virus keeps up.Wh...

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by dlflynhayn
Sat Mar 28, 2020 4:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will airlines end Hawaii service later this week?
Replies: 55
Views: 14715

Re: Will airlines end Hawaii service later this week?

Seems DL is keeping there LAX-KOA-LAX for now and canceling SEA-KOA-SEA,and LAX-HNL has seen one flight out of four cancel everyday so far.LAX-OGG-LAX is not operating as of now but does show back up at the end of the month but again who knows what may happen.

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by dlflynhayn
Mon Mar 23, 2020 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 2164
Views: 386091

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

It's a given that ATL is safe. Anything else is up in the air. I do hope they retrench from SEA and keep to their other historic hubs. Totally disagree. ATL, DTW, MSP, SLC and LGA/JFK are all safe. Why would DL abandon "captive" markets? Air travel will eventually rebound. Giving up marke...

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by dlflynhayn
Wed Feb 19, 2020 8:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Is DL More Profitable Than UA and AA?
Replies: 142
Views: 21012

Re: Why Is DL More Profitable Than UA and AA?

NRSA travel on AA in F/J or PE is free of charge for employees. I believe that is the case for UA as well. Aren’t travel benefits on the US3 pretty comparable? DL BY FAR has the best flight benefits! i know my mom is with UA and have friends at AA,the only thing i like with UA is if your employee is...

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by dlflynhayn
Fri Jan 17, 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Jetblue trims LGB further
Replies: 306
Views: 40855

Re: Updated: Jetblue trims LGB further

We can’t be the big dog at LAX with all that competition. But we can be the big dog in Burbank, Long Beach, Orange County, and Ontario. And that right there is what the other big 3 carriers can’t do. That’s how we’ve been so successful in why HDQ calls in “WNning California”[/quote] True But DL,AA,U...

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by dlflynhayn
Sat Jan 11, 2020 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Tennessee (TYS, CHA, TRI ect.) Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 59
Views: 6436

Re: The rest of Tennessee - TYS, CHA, TRI, ect.

My son went to College in Bristol Tennesse what a beautiful area sad and happy my son graduated but those were long trips LAX-ATL-TRI-ATL-LAX for four years i always tried to get on the MD-88 very nice ride into a small nice airport and always got lucky while connecting thru ATL.Ive made the drive f...

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by dlflynhayn
Thu Jan 09, 2020 11:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaii Airports and Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 54
Views: 6325

Re: Hawaii Airports and Aviation Thread - 2020

I’m more curious what the decreases in HA’s fares look like. I didn’t think they were ever getting $100 on HNLOGG, so a $75 fare and $25+ premium over WN seems pretty good and perhaps not too ugly financially.[/quote]
Shoot ive paid over $100.00 just to go one way OGG-KOA wish we had a ferry system.

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by dlflynhayn
Thu Jan 09, 2020 11:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaii Airports and Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 54
Views: 6325

Re: Hawaii Airports and Aviation Thread - 2020

Absolutely no surprise that WN is doing well interisland. They’ll probably never match HA frequencies but competition keeps both airlines honest. You would think at first HA was matching fares but now more than often they don't recently SWA was $49 like always from HNL-KOA HA was $149 WTH no wonder...

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by dlflynhayn
Sat Dec 07, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AFA trying to unionize FAs at Delta
Replies: 503
Views: 39018

Re: AFA trying to unionize FAs at Delta

It is going to get ugly. A lot of good flight attendants who provide good service will be targeted, penalized or terminated just because they support unionization. Like it has happened many times in the past. It's really sad actually. Different Dept but on the Ramp I've got friends that has support...

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by dlflynhayn
Sat Nov 02, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AFA trying to unionize FAs at Delta
Replies: 503
Views: 39018

Re: AFA trying to unionize FAs at Delta

SteelChair wrote:
AFA wants that $20 million a year.

Small chance they get it.


Its all about the $ and you think the Union really cares about you lol.Yup id say about 2% chance the union wins :lol:

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by dlflynhayn
Wed Aug 14, 2019 4:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta allegedly lobbying against new FAA rest rule for cabin crew
Replies: 101
Views: 27909

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

The MIT Airline Data project proves you wrong. WN, UA and AA outpace their DL counterparts on total compensation. And they don’t have a Social Security offset like DL dies upon retirement Only thing DL has better is profit sharing. Which means i make more and still don't have to pay middle men i'll...

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by dlflynhayn
Tue Jul 09, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA’s New Tourist Centric Int’l Routes
Replies: 56
Views: 12446

Re: UA’s New Tourist Centric Int’l Routes

When does there PPT Flight start? haven't heard of any american carriers flying from the U.S. to PPT other than HA from HNL.

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by dlflynhayn
Mon Jul 08, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta adds JFK - IAH
Replies: 36
Views: 8098

Re: Delta adds JFK - IAH

LH658 wrote:
Hoping Delta can start IAH - SEA, BOS, MCO, RDU, and LAX.

LAX is a big one just like LAX-ORD if DL can get these routes going our domestic flights would be well covered from L.A.

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by dlflynhayn
Fri Jul 05, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines June 2019 Operating Performance.
Replies: 95
Views: 13188

Re: Delta Air Lines June 2019 Operating Performance.

But let's say they have claimed it, and we assume average yield versus the competition. Now you have a problem with your claim that ATL, DTW, and MSP are about the product. It doesn't make sense that the same product can command a premium in some locations but not others, assuming everything else i...

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by dlflynhayn
Fri Jul 05, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines June 2019 Operating Performance.
Replies: 95
Views: 13188

Re: Delta Air Lines June 2019 Operating Performance.

Well thats certainly an interesting viewpoint. On the data that Delta submits to the SEC claiming a revenue advantage.....well, they're lying. Because the folks on a.net have better data! Then we're not talking the same data. I'm talking head-to-head route data where this supposed product-driven re...

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by dlflynhayn
Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta MD-88s as of Summer 2019
Replies: 64
Views: 8145

Re: Delta MD-88s as of Summer 2019

According to this old thread, there were some one-off LAX-ATL flights with the MD88s back in the 90s. https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=582705 There were a few ATL-LAX MD88 flights about a decade ago. Didn't last too long, I can't remember if was just equipment availability related. I...

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by dlflynhayn
Thu May 30, 2019 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS wins 12th straight JD Power award
Replies: 86
Views: 7441

Re: AS wins 12th straight JD Power award

So to be fair I think the Delta folks have been doing a great job over the years and really have been innovative. I think that JD Power really need to put AS with B6 and others and leave the legacy carriers to battle...I think its easy for anyone from AS to be nice when they have maybe one or two f...

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by dlflynhayn
Mon May 27, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Contentious union organizing and related matters were a part of Northwest; now Delta is experiencing this issue.
Replies: 39
Views: 5253

Re: Contentious union organizing and related matters were a part of Northwest; now Delta is experiencing this issue.

Trk1 wrote:
Since when are Delta employees better off than Southwest, United or American? What data do you have?

I have family members at AA/UA from what i get from them is far from any happiness at work lol.I've been with DL since 96 non-union all the way and i couldn't be any happier.

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by dlflynhayn
Wed May 08, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/5/2019: DL Appears to Exit JFK-GIG, to Add JFK-BOM;UA;CZ Cuts CAN;HU Adds CTU-ORD,LAX-XIY
Replies: 61
Views: 13696

Re: OAG Changes 5/5/2019: DL Appears to Exit JFK-GIG, to Add JFK-BOM;UA;CZ Cuts CAN;HU Adds CTU-ORD,LAX-XIY

DL LAX-LIH SEP 0.8>0.4[0.9] OCT 0.7>0.5[0.7] NOV 0.7>0.4[0.7] DEC 0.8>0.6[0.8] I don't recall seeing this frequency going so low before, and the route's been around for over a decade. Maybe it's because of WN?[/quote] Sadly DL hasn't been aggressive in Hawaii the past couple years while airlines ar...

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by dlflynhayn
Wed Feb 27, 2019 1:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta B739 vs A321
Replies: 113
Views: 23058

Re: Delta B739 vs A321

Well I mean you could fly UA's WB's all over the US, albeit the domestic 777's are pretty terrible. UA hardly operates widebodies “all over the US;” the number of flights within the continental US is comparable to DL. Since DL retired the bulk of the domestic 763s, UA actually has significantly mor...

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by dlflynhayn
Mon Feb 25, 2019 4:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta B739 vs A321
Replies: 113
Views: 23058

Re: Delta B739 vs A321

Whats really the difference (as a pax) between a 757 and a 737-800/900? Its a 3x3 cramped awful ride in the back (and the same 2x2 up front) ..[/quote] Big Difference when you are on this flight twice a month..DL configuration 19 more seats on the 757 non revs appreciate that.Also shouldn't matter e...

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by dlflynhayn
Sat Feb 23, 2019 6:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta B739 vs A321
Replies: 113
Views: 23058

Re: Delta B739 vs A321

I know DL has sent the 739ER on LAX/SEA-KOA in the past. I don't know if it wanted to see how they would do, since these are usually 752/753 depending on demand. I suspect LAX/SEA-KOA/LIH will see more 739ERs before HNL or OGG. This summer, LAX-HNL is scheduled to have 2x daily 739s and LAX-KOA is ...

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by dlflynhayn
Tue Dec 04, 2018 5:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Newly renovated terminal 1 at LAX unveiled
Replies: 54
Views: 11964

Re: Newly renovated terminal 1 at LAX unveiled

I still think Terminal 5 when DL first renovated came out the best so far, now not so much now with AA,and whoever else is there now,flew out of Terminal 1 recently and wasn't impressed expected more.I hope DL's T-2/3 come out better

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by dlflynhayn
Thu Sep 06, 2018 4:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Delta outearns UA & AA - dominating its largest hubs - market share data by US network hubs
Replies: 88
Views: 10022

Re: Why Delta outearns UA & AA - dominating its largest hubs - market share data by US network hubs

The only ones from Delta I see who are unhappy are 1) some long-time NW employees, who used their (reputedly ineffective) union as a "security blanket", particularly after being bombarded by constant union propaganda designed to create a conflict between employees and management; and 2) pa...

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by dlflynhayn
Sat Jun 09, 2018 2:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What should UA do to close the gap with DL?
Replies: 233
Views: 24875

Re: What should UA do to close the gap with DL?

Delta has invested heavily in its products and services and as such are now reaping the rewards of their product investments “Invested heavily in products and services” is a rather meaningless turn of phrase that people are happy to parrot from DL’s corporate propaganda. It’s not as if UA and AA ar...

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by dlflynhayn
Thu May 03, 2018 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: AA drops ORD-PEK/PVG, reduces NRT
Replies: 684
Views: 118523

Re: AA drops ORD-PEK

jayunited wrote:
I think the biggest announcement that was missed but is tucked away in the article is AA will relaunch ORD-HNL seasonally (winter season) utilizing a 788.

lol

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by dlflynhayn
Wed Apr 18, 2018 3:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL in China
Replies: 105
Views: 10675

Re: DL in China

now, maybe I am crazy but 363 seats being added to the market sure seems like growth to me. ;)

Seems Like growth to me too lol..Nice facts, cant wait to fly on the A-350-900....

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by dlflynhayn
Tue Feb 27, 2018 3:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta refuses to upgrade US curling team gold winners
Replies: 122
Views: 21474

Re: Delta refuses to upgrade US curling team gold winners

No surprise here, DL has virtually eliminated upgrades. Even Elite Diamond Medallion million milers 95% of the time ride in the back. Delta appreciates the loyalty of their Diamond Medallions and likes the fact the DM give DL a lot of money on a regular basis but to ride up front DL wants the cash ...

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by dlflynhayn
Wed Jan 24, 2018 6:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL and AA resume IROP ticketing and baggage agreement
Replies: 69
Views: 10846

Re: DL and AA resume IROP ticketing and baggage agreement

AA says DL approached them to reinstate the relationship. American spokeswoman Leslie Scott said Delta approached American “a few months ago” about restarting the agreement. “We are pleased to have reached an agreement and to give our frontline team members additional customer protection options,” ...

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by dlflynhayn
Sat Jan 13, 2018 1:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Delta in hotseat with Chinese government over Tibet and Taiwan listing
Replies: 50
Views: 5742

Re: Delta in hotseat with Chinese government over Tibet and Taiwan listing

OMG you all probably call Hawaii a part of the United States when legally it is wrong,it was an illegal overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy(Thanks to Sanford B. Dole)yes the DOLE company that has raped Hawaii clean.An illegal annexation of Hawaii was wrong so really Hawaii is part of or still the Haw...

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by dlflynhayn
Thu Jan 04, 2018 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QR A350 coming to ATL
Replies: 17
Views: 2988

Re: QR A350 coming to ATL

PerfectGriffin wrote:
Will DL take QR's gate on this inaugural flight too? :?

Lets hope so lol......

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by dlflynhayn
Thu Jan 04, 2018 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG: 2017 Most Punctual Airlines and Airports
Replies: 31
Views: 5469

Re: OAG: 2017 Most Punctual Airlines and Airports

Congrads to DL for a big global airline not bad,and who the hell is INDIGO??

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by dlflynhayn
Thu Jan 04, 2018 12:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Additional CX A350-1000 routes: LAX and EWR, plus large A350-900 expansion
Replies: 103
Views: 27562

Re: Additional CX A350-1000 routes: LAX and EWR, plus large A350-900 expansion

Runway28L wrote:
You lucky folks at LAX go from having 0 A350s to 3 relatively quickly, one of them being an A35J :)

Is one of them a DL350-900? cause i believe the 2018 summer schedule is showing LAX-PVG on a A350-900,currently the route is on a 777LR.

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by dlflynhayn
Wed Jan 03, 2018 6:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Final Delta 747 operation 1/2/2018
Replies: 5
Views: 2434

Re: Final Delta 747 operation 1/2/2018

I saw her in LAX was wondering what she was doing there on the southside,there was also a DL767-300 parked in the area also..

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by dlflynhayn
Sun Aug 06, 2017 1:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Scope of Delta in Amsterdam
Replies: 41
Views: 9292

Re: Scope of Delta in Amsterdam

Been crossing my fingers for LAX-AMS-LAX even though KLM is on this route id figure DL would start this before SLC..

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by dlflynhayn
Tue Jul 25, 2017 2:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA adds PDX-OGG, on A321neo
Replies: 52
Views: 8787

Re: HA adds PDX-OGG, on A321

No new hotels on the Kona coast. The Naniloa in Hilo was renovated and reopened in 2015 as the "Grand Naniloa Hotel Hilo - a DoubleTree by Hilton". Nothing since then of note. The Naniloa pool is great, esp. when sharks are offshore. Not quite true in downtown Kona a Holiday inn express o...

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by dlflynhayn
Thu Jul 13, 2017 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta and Korean sign JVA
Replies: 631
Views: 80363

Re: Delta and Korean sign JVA

I fly between HNL-NRT-HNL every once in awhile and I've heard that DL does a great job in sales between these cities thus the reason why i hardly get on non-reving.Another thing i haven't heard someone mention i know its not about the JV,capacity etc but a few years back i saw data that DL was also ...

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by dlflynhayn
Sat May 13, 2017 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta LAX terminal plans updates and discussion thread
Replies: 474
Views: 133160

Re: Delta LAX Terminal Plans Revealed

Delta was also responsible for the relocation of the other airlines. If something was not ready, blame Delta.[/quote]
Wow how did we get stuck with that crappy deal lol.I still blame LAWA there useless.

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by dlflynhayn
Sat May 13, 2017 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta LAX terminal plans updates and discussion thread
Replies: 474
Views: 133160

Re: Delta LAX Terminal Plans Revealed

Just don't understand what LAWA is doing or there contracted construction team because nothing was ready for us (DL) in T-2/T-3 when we started the move late last night.Just figured since they kicked us out of every break room/work areas etc we had at T-5/T-6 they would have at least some work areas...

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by dlflynhayn
Tue Apr 18, 2017 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has Hawaiian Air started retiring their 717's?
Replies: 21
Views: 4793

Re: Has Hawaiian Air started retiring their 717's?

smi0006 wrote:
Theo else operates the 717 these days? How many does HA have? QF has 20, how many does DL have?

DL has 95 frames i believe and probably will add more..

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by dlflynhayn
Sat Mar 25, 2017 1:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta LAX terminal plans updates and discussion thread
Replies: 474
Views: 133160

Re: Delta LAX Terminal Plans Revealed

Besides AM we DL need all the gates,would be better for AF/KLM/KE etc to stay over at TBIT.So maybe the days of landing on-time but waiting for a gate for over 30 minutes can be over hopefully if DL can control most of the gates...

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by dlflynhayn
Sun Mar 12, 2017 6:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta's B757-300 routes
Replies: 15
Views: 6377

Re: Delta's B757-300 routes

LAX-KOA will see a 757-300 for the summer only..

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by dlflynhayn
Sat Mar 11, 2017 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SLC to OGG and AMS News; New SEA to LIH DL Route
Replies: 30
Views: 5748

Re: SLC to OGG and AMS News; New SEA to LIH DL Route

Last time i flew back home last week to KOA from LAX i heard from a airport supervisor that the 739-900ers are not doing the job and will go back to the 757'S by summer..Instead of almost double daily on LAX-KOA by summer it looks like its a single 757-300 flight was crossing my fingers DL would kee...

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by dlflynhayn
Fri Mar 03, 2017 5:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS Fires Menzies in SEA, Will Bring Jobs Back "In-House"
Replies: 33
Views: 7013

Re: AS Fires Menzies in SEA, Will Bring Jobs Back "In-House"

If the Menzies are so bad, how is AS so good at ground handling? Can't have it both ways. The reality is this: It will be bidded out again in a few years, the same staff who came from Menzies will go to AAG and then off to the next handler. It is part of the game... hire a new company who will pay ...

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by dlflynhayn
Sun Feb 26, 2017 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM's Second flight to LAX
Replies: 12
Views: 4644

Re: KLM's Second flight to LAX

I was crossing my fingers for DL to pick up that second flight to AMS,just would love DL mainline on that route took KLM direct on there 747 AMS-LAX once it was nice but id prefer DL.

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by dlflynhayn
Sun Feb 12, 2017 3:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: One New & 2 Resuming Inter-Island flights on HA
Replies: 16
Views: 2714

Re: One New & 2 Resuming Inter-Island flights on HA

I wanna say it was Aloha Air that did KOA-LIH awhile back but didn't last very long..I never ever heard of a ITO-LIH can't say there would be any traffic going on that route Hilo is were most locals live not much tourist go there unless your going to the Volcano but even that i would rather stay on...

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