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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: 83
Views: 19875

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: 11501

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: 7477

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: 11508

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: 11508

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: 6884

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: 6527

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: 4887

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: 12936

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: 21673

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: 21673

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: 21673

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: 11481

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: 9563

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: 24069

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: 114340

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: 10238

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: 21090

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: 10588

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: 5610

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: 2959

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: 5269

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: 27161

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: 2399

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: 9143

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: 8588

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: 78068

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: 131099

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: 131099

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: 4635

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: 131099

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: 6012

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: 5627

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: 6869

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: 4536

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: 2673

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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by dlflynhayn
Thu Feb 09, 2017 5:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta LAX terminal plans updates and discussion thread
Replies: 474
Views: 131099

Re: Delta LAX Terminal Plans Revealed

Yes we gave up that side of the terminal obviously the non-customs gates..And yes it was already crazy with not enough gates at times but now it will be a nightmare but praying for the best.

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by dlflynhayn
Thu Feb 09, 2017 5:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: One New & 2 Resuming Inter-Island flights on HA
Replies: 16
Views: 2673

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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by dlflynhayn
Fri Jan 20, 2017 5:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - 2016-2017 (Part 17)
Replies: 4438
Views: 1533073

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

Cebo29 wrote:
DAL N501DN (MSN #115) showing parts arriving in TLS on 1-13-2017. We should be able to see it soon.

Cant wait to see pics!!

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by dlflynhayn
Fri Nov 18, 2016 2:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Pay Increase
Replies: 159
Views: 13013

Re: Delta Pay Increase

The focus isn't always on pilots and flight attendants. Having said that, pilots are the most expensive group (by far) and flight attendants are the largest employee group and the group that spends the most time with passengers.[/quote] Hmmmm i would've thought dept 120(ramp) was the biggest work gr...

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by dlflynhayn
Wed Nov 16, 2016 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Pay Increase
Replies: 159
Views: 13013

Re: Delta Pay Increase

jetjack74 wrote:
Typical calculated move by Delta to keep it members from organizing. Hopefully we're smart enough not fall for it.

LOL...22 years in no need of a Union for me EVER!!

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by dlflynhayn
Tue Nov 15, 2016 3:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirlineRatings announces awards for world's best airlines for 2017
Replies: 34
Views: 6648

Re: AirlineRatings announces awards for world's best airlines for 2017

Long Haul Americas - Delta Airlines------ Congrads to DL The only American carrier to make the list :D

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by dlflynhayn
Thu Nov 10, 2016 3:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta LAX terminal plans updates and discussion thread
Replies: 474
Views: 131099

Re: Delta LAX Terminal Plans Revealed

Also as I recall from Air France, the DL provided ground handling at LAX was terrible compared to experience with private handling agents at TBIT.[/quote] There is definitely two stories to this but I'm gonna bite my tongue on this one lets just say us Ramp guys were happy they left the feeling was ...

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by dlflynhayn
Wed Oct 12, 2016 3:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaii & the 73G, 737-900 vs 737-800
Replies: 31
Views: 7457

Re: Hawaii & the 73G, 737-900 vs 737-800

UA and DL send 739's to HNL and KOA. UA sends a mix of 757-2/3 and 738s to LIH and OGG. DL sends the 752 to LIH and OGG. AA sends the 321 to all islands. DL will start 737-900 service from LAX-KOA starting within this month i believe some days twice daily,Also DL sends one 737-900 to HNL daily..I w...

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by dlflynhayn
Fri Sep 16, 2016 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX Future Development and other questions
Replies: 35
Views: 5304

Re: LAX Future Development and other questions

Really? That's been the opposite of my experience. I've seen planes be full, though the last two times I flew it, I was one of 2-3 people in the C+ cabin. I just booked it again in a few weeks, and the seat map already looks a little more full, but I still booked a W fare roundtrip for $166 — AA, UA...

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by dlflynhayn
Thu Sep 15, 2016 1:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX Future Development and other questions
Replies: 35
Views: 5304

Re: LAX Future Development and other questions

DL LAX-ORD will probably happen. Hopefully they're learning lessons from LAX-DEN right now, which was started earlier this summer. Aside from NK and F9, they have the absolute cheapest fares on that route, which isn't the best sign, but the frequency/capacity hasn't been reduced, and I think DL unde...

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by dlflynhayn
Sat Sep 10, 2016 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mo Farah DL Incident.
Replies: 149
Views: 18159

Re: Mo Farah DL Incident.

I didn't know who this person was until i looked it up i mean I've been around sports all my life played college ball but never heard of this person maybe thats why it didn't make it here in the States..Wow that article doesn't make the wife look good..

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by dlflynhayn
Wed Aug 24, 2016 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When will Delta fly the A321 to other hubs?
Replies: 67
Views: 17826

Re: When will Delta fly the A321 to other hubs?

gregn21 wrote:
How about LAX to secondary Hawaii and Central America?

Thats what I'm thinking but not sure if these birds are ETOPS..AA are using them to KOA I think id rather fly on this A321 vs the 739 thats taking over LAX-KOA soon..

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by dlflynhayn
Wed Aug 17, 2016 3:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS/VX will be second largest carroer TPAC to HI
Replies: 11
Views: 2574

Re: AS/VX will be second largest carroer TPAC to HI

Would like to see who is really #1 in Hawaii in total seats to Japan/Asia/S.Pacific from HNL mainland U.S.A included my guess is UA followed by DL and HA not sure in which order,but AS does have a lot of capacity to the islands in such a quick time frame that is very surprising.I know DL in 2017 wil...

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by dlflynhayn
Sat Jul 30, 2016 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 717 vs A318 & 736
Replies: 19
Views: 5381

Re: 717 vs A318 & 736

Believe it or not the B717 has roughly a $15 per nautical mile fuel cost while both the A318 and B 737 are in the $12 range and that's solely due to engine efficiency. So as it stands because of engine efficiency the A318 and 736 are in fact cheaper to operate than the 717! I wonder what the load f...

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