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by cokepopper
Mon Jul 20, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 2164
Views: 380934

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

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by cokepopper
Mon May 25, 2020 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 2164
Views: 380934

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

In regards to Delta's near future. All the airlines are doing their best to survive. I find it interesting that DAL employees-non pilots are under the impression that they are sitting well and will be just a little smaller. No financial hardship to come, and believe that they will be just fine and ...

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by cokepopper
Thu May 14, 2020 1:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet
Replies: 763
Views: 122986

Re: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet

So, not returning to Johannesburg for awhile? Or is the 350 capable?

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by cokepopper
Tue Apr 14, 2020 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR feeling the effects of Covid-19
Replies: 49
Views: 7581

Re: EWR feeling the effects of Covid-19

Lots of rumors and miss information going around in this thread. To begin, DL believes Skyteam should be based at JFK and JFK only. DL within the past few years have forced AF, KLM, and VS to cut flights from EWR. Once DL took over some of the flights they had some of the best LF’s in the entire DL...

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by cokepopper
Tue Apr 14, 2020 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR feeling the effects of Covid-19
Replies: 49
Views: 7581

Re: EWR feeling the effects of Covid-19

Lots of rumors and miss information going around in this thread. To begin, DL believes Skyteam should be based at JFK and JFK only. DL within the past few years have forced AF, KLM, and VS to cut flights from EWR. Once DL took over some of the flights they had some of the best LF’s in the entire DL...

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by cokepopper
Tue Apr 07, 2020 12:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Edited EWR Photo On Google Earth Shows Just 2 Planes At The Gates
Replies: 28
Views: 6055

Re: VERY Recent EWR Photo On Google Earth Shows Just 2 Planes At The Gates

A big clue would be that the new terminal 1 isn’t in the picture.

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by cokepopper
Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 2164
Views: 380934

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

Some are very shortsighted when it comes to their thinking on government bailouts to the airlines. It’s not just the airlines. Think of all the vendors, hotels, ground transportation workers this list goes on and on. Just recently a crew van driver to the hotel is thanking US because as he stated, i...

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by cokepopper
Sat Mar 21, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: DL retired MD-80/90s quickly
Replies: 1195
Views: 260819

Re: DL retiring MD-80s quickly

According to some Flightaware/FR24 research I've done tonight, the following MD-88s/90s are still in service as of at least tomorrow: MD-90 (14): N912DN, N913DN, N916DN, N917DN, N918DH, N919DN, N922DX, N923DN, N924DN, N925DN, N926DH, N934DN, N960DN, N962DN. Wow. Wasn’t 14 the original # of MD-90’s?

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by cokepopper
Fri Mar 20, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United to consolidate at EWR?
Replies: 12
Views: 3732

Re: United to consolidate at EWR?

According to a UAL EWR based pilot (take it for what it’s worth) he stated he heard “soon”

I’m also curious to see what Delta will be doing in ATL. And what the fallout will look like.

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by cokepopper
Fri Mar 20, 2020 1:44 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United to consolidate at EWR?
Replies: 12
Views: 3732

United to consolidate at EWR?

Has anyone else heard that United will be quickly leaving terminal A and consolidate at C? Thanks

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by cokepopper
Mon Mar 16, 2020 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta storing their fleet at MZJ?
Replies: 43
Views: 13901

Re: Delta storing their fleet at MZJ?

We’ll have plenty of empty gates to store them.

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by cokepopper
Mon Mar 09, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: #350 for A350
Replies: 19
Views: 5487

Re: #350 for A350

I was on a DL A350 from ATL-ICN and ICN-DTW in the last 2 weeks. What a great plane. Comfortable and very smooth. The one thing I did notice on the DL plane, the crew rest was the last 3 seats in the center section of the plane. It was not an isolated area with beds. I thought that was a bit cheap ...

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by cokepopper
Wed Feb 12, 2020 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK T4A Expansion
Replies: 114
Views: 21525

Re: JFK T4A Expansion

A shame they didn’t go with the plan to build out a T4C over what was Terminal 3. (One of the proposals) connecting Korean and Air France with the rest of sky team and JV partners. The final plan looks like a expanded 1 that is so close to Terminal 4 creating a single alleyway between the two. Maybe...

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by cokepopper
Fri Jan 17, 2020 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Greensboro (GSO) Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 46
Views: 6007

Re: Greensboro (GSO) Aviation Thread - 2020

Amazing how Delta has grown in GSO.
30 years ago I was there when they were just getting ready to open their second jetway because they were starting CVG service. Piedmont ruled GSO back then.

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by cokepopper
Tue Dec 31, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is Delta’s JFK-GIG flight a day flight?
Replies: 20
Views: 3716

Re: Why is Delta’s JFK-GIG flight a day flight?

hoons90 wrote:
It looks like the day flight is in the opposite direction, from GIG to JFK.

Exactly. The title of this post is not correct
Very misleading.
Maybe the mods can fix it.

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by cokepopper
Fri Dec 27, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK T4A Expansion
Replies: 114
Views: 21525

Re: JFK T4A Expansion

PANYNJ -> https://www.panynj.gov/port-authority/en/about/studies-and-reports/case-studies-reports.html First one is the report, 2nd is the appendices. Page 45 Exhibit A-18 is the full build out Thanks for the info Hopefully they don’t go with the plan where the new terminal 1 is so close to termina...

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by cokepopper
Thu Dec 26, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK T4A Expansion
Replies: 114
Views: 21525

Re: JFK T4A Expansion

In the Q&A of the recent Delta investors day conference it was brought up. Ed mentions that the build out (Term 4) will be complete and Term 2 will close. But no date given.

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by cokepopper
Wed Dec 18, 2019 12:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New EWR Airtrain, New LGA AIRTRAIN, New EWR Terminal 2
Replies: 94
Views: 21283

Re: New EWR Airtrain, New LGA AIRTRAIN, New EWR Terminal 2

DL moved to T-1 in 1989 when the Port Authority decided to move the Customs and immigration facility from the two gate stub concourse at Terminal C to the B-3 concourse. They choose that concourse so the gates would be closest to CO at Terminal C. Eastern just entered bankruptcy and thus consolidat...

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by cokepopper
Mon Dec 02, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Evacuation Slide Falls from DL Flight
Replies: 36
Views: 10195

Re: Evacuation Slide Falls from DL Flight

Most likely widow exit slide.

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by cokepopper
Tue Nov 05, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AFA trying to unionize FAs at Delta
Replies: 503
Views: 38391

Re: AFA trying to unionize FAs at Delta

The outside opinions are interesting. Just one take and one question. The AFA movement is very real. Don’t underestimate them. Prior to the Nov. 1 announcement, I’ve never seen so many f/a’s wearing AFA pins. Also, why do some of the outsiders here feel that the Delta pilots should have a union and ...

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by cokepopper
Mon Nov 04, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AFA trying to unionize FAs at Delta
Replies: 503
Views: 38391

Re: AFA trying to unionize FAs at Delta

If anyone is interested in how this vote will go, just look towards ATL. I believe most bases are “for” except most likely ATL and CVG. However ATL has many new hires and the solid NO votes have retired/passed away (since not many retire). 2020 looks to be the year F/A’s vote in a union.

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by cokepopper
Wed Oct 23, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Adding 2 More A330-900 NEOS
Replies: 125
Views: 28946

Re: Delta Adding 2 More A330-900 NEOS

If anyone thinks these aircraft are just replacing older 76’s, all you have to do is
Look back to Delta’s recent announcement concerning record hiring for 2020 + recent a/c acquisition announcements. Delta seems to be positioning themselves for larger than normal growth 20-21

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by cokepopper
Fri Oct 18, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is everything at EWR Brown?
Replies: 54
Views: 14879

Re: Why is everything at EWR Brown?

Good question, the good news is that it’s slowly disappearing with different colors on the steel structures in terminal A/B (looks strange) and then with the new Terminal 1.
Brown to me will always represent the 70’s

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by cokepopper
Thu Oct 10, 2019 11:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 3Q2019 earnings released
Replies: 96
Views: 14346

Re: Delta 3Q2019 earnings released

Profit sharing 1.25 Billion YTD. :-)

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by cokepopper
Thu Sep 26, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta buying 20% of LATAM
Replies: 867
Views: 126566

Re: Delta buying 20% of LATAM

So now we know they real reason Delta had announced a record number of F/A hires for 2020. With 14 A350 coming on board. Hmm

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by cokepopper
Mon Sep 23, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why did Delta cut TATL flying from EWR?
Replies: 21
Views: 5673

Re: Why did Delta cut TATL flying from EWR?

Cointrin330 wrote:
DL never flew to LHR from EWR with its own metal.


So all those flights I worked were just a dream?
You might want to recheck your statement.

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by cokepopper
Mon Sep 23, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why did Delta cut TATL flying from EWR?
Replies: 21
Views: 5673

Re: Why did Delta cut TATL flying from EWR?

Some thoughts. Passengers loved the fact that they had a choice over United. I’d seen many continental/United bag tags which led to many conversations with passengers about this. The flights were full (I don’t have numbers for yield) but have been told by marketing exec’s that AMS performed well, no...

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by cokepopper
Sat Sep 21, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: DL to fly from BOS to LGW and MAN, seasonally FCO as well as 2nd daily flight to CDG
Replies: 282
Views: 49749

Re: Rumor: DL announcing new BOS routes next week.

It will be funny to read this thread after Ed makes his announcement of two new international routes from BOS while in BOS. (11 transatlantic flights a day S2020)

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by cokepopper
Fri Sep 20, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: DL to fly from BOS to LGW and MAN, seasonally FCO as well as 2nd daily flight to CDG
Replies: 282
Views: 49749

Re: Rumor: DL announcing new BOS routes next week.

Does anyone know the number of transatlantic flights Delta had this past summer from BOS? From what I’m hearing the number will be 11 for summer of 2020.

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by cokepopper
Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Summer 2020 TATL schedule?
Replies: 7
Views: 2777

Re: DL Summer 2020 TATL schedule?

I would have thought that Delta would have released their final 2020 summer schedule by now.
Hard time believing it’s just a few London flights.
Earlier delivery for some a/c + huge inflight hiring =
Maybe next Thursday

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by cokepopper
Sun Jul 28, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 1159
Views: 250340

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

[Since they started with N828MH, will N829MH be next, followed by N830MH, then N831MH, N832MH, N833MH, and so on? First of all thank you for all your hard work and exceptional dedication to inform us of ACCURATE information. I'm not being sarcastic BTW. I have a question: Do you know what the seat ...

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by cokepopper
Thu Jul 25, 2019 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN to close EWR
Replies: 272
Views: 45452

Re: WN to close EWR

I wonder who is going to make a play for their gates? F9, NK? The POS ex-EWR must be lousy if THIS is the first station getting closed due to MAX. Or maybe just a handy excuse? It really doesn’t matter because In a year those gates will be gone. What I think this allows is UA the ability to take on...

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by cokepopper
Mon Jul 22, 2019 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK Airport in the 1960's and 1970's
Replies: 65
Views: 15061

Re: JFK Airport in the 1960's and 1970's

You literally took your life in your hands driving on the Belt parkway and prayed the whole time you wouldn’t break down.

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by cokepopper
Thu Jul 18, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: A220 dispatch reliablility?
Replies: 48
Views: 10627

Re: A220 dispatch reliablility?

Crew time out issues also add to the problem. Especially last night and the night before. I’m on an A220 now and awaiting the arrival of our pilots.

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by cokepopper
Thu Jul 18, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC-Asia DL vs UA
Replies: 116
Views: 17394

Re: NYC-Asia DL vs UA

Just a point, Delta flew JFK-NRT before the merger with Northwest. MD-11

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by cokepopper
Wed Jul 03, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: New Delta international main cabin service launched
Replies: 187
Views: 10067

Re: Delta improves intl Main Cabin experience

Full beverage service with meal.
And full beverage service prior to landing.

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by cokepopper
Sun Jun 16, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 94 diverted to SEA
Replies: 4
Views: 2310

Re: DL 94 diverted to SEA

FWIU it was a planned stop before flight took off due to crew rest issues. I believe min rest from previous flight in.

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by cokepopper
Wed Jun 05, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A220 route additions
Replies: 350
Views: 30249

Re: Delta A220 route additions

Just flew EWR-DTW-DFW. Shocked how quiet this aircraft is!

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by cokepopper
Sat May 11, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: At DL flying is a family affair
Replies: 58
Views: 7593

Re: At DL flying is a family affair

From what I understood as an employee. Delta would never hire family members. This changed with the Pan Am acquisition.

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by cokepopper
Sat Mar 09, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France to MSY imminent?
Replies: 61
Views: 12013

Re: Air France to MSY imminent?

I’m curious, if AF were to operate this flight, wouldn’t this expand the already out of compliance scope clause agreement with the Delta pilots?

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by cokepopper
Mon Feb 25, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta files A220 on SLC-DEN
Replies: 17
Views: 4341

Re: Delta files A220 on SLC-DEN

Looks like EWR-MSP sees the A220 in July.

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by cokepopper
Thu Feb 14, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did United ever have a 747 base at EWR?
Replies: 36
Views: 7471

Re: Did United ever have a 747 base at EWR?

The777Man wrote:
UA also flew EWR-NRT until about 1997 or so with 747-222Bs. Last 747SP route for UA was EWR-LHR and was flown until about late 1994 or early 1995.

The777Man

Thank you,
I remember seeing the United 74SP at EWR
And also remember United flying to both NRT and LHR

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by cokepopper
Wed Feb 13, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian ends ORY-EWR q1 - 2019
Replies: 21
Views: 3551

Re: Norwegian ends ORY-EWR q1 - 2019

I wonder if Delta would restart EWR-CDG

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by cokepopper
Wed Feb 06, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WSJ reports JFK Terminal 8 to get $344M Renovation to host AA and BA
Replies: 102
Views: 19459

Re: WSJ reports JFK Terminal 8 to get $344M Renovation

The mention of the new terminal 1 taking over the foot print of terminal 2 but then no mention of an expanded terminal 4A for Delta? Seems you can’t have one without the other?

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by cokepopper
Wed Jan 09, 2019 11:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AMS reach max. flights, 3rd A380 gate opens end of january
Replies: 59
Views: 9099

Re: AMS reach max. flights, 3rd A380 gate opens end of january

Could this be one of the reasons why Delta feels comfortable in replacing their 763’s to A339? How soon can we see all airbus on Delta’s flights in/out of AMS?

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by cokepopper
Sun Dec 30, 2018 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Has Delta Ever Run A Daylight ATL-LHR?
Replies: 70
Views: 12146

Re: Has Delta Ever Run A Daylight ATL-LHR?

I believe we (Delta) did operate, for a very short time, a daylight JFK-LHR I think it was operated as 2day trip for us (FA)

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by cokepopper
Fri Dec 28, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dad books 6 flights to spend Xmas with FA daughter.
Replies: 63
Views: 12919

Re: Dad books 6 flights to spend Xmas with FA daughter.

I know what you mean. But one should use ones non rev as a privilege, not entitlement. So one should not use non rev just for personal pleasure or to an extent that abuse the good will of airlines. I am only concerned that it could be seen by some one as an excessive usage of non rev privilege to f...

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by cokepopper
Thu Nov 08, 2018 12:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: European destinations no longer served by DL
Replies: 59
Views: 8413

Re: European destinations no longer served by DL

I believe we also flew JFK-GVA right after the pan am acquisition.

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