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by AAtakeMeAway
Wed Jul 24, 2019 1:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines flight attendant bitten by emotional support dog
Replies: 88
Views: 10794

Re: American Airlines flight attendant bitten by emotional support dog

Boof02671 wrote:
Envoy is not a mainline Flight Attendant


*sigh* we know Boof... that doesn’t make this gentleman’s hand any less important

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by AAtakeMeAway
Tue Jul 23, 2019 11:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport Past: EARLY DFW - AA Ops
Replies: 22
Views: 3446

Re: Airport Past: EARLY DFW - AA Ops

The 767-200s were delivered starting around '82 I think.... I spotted some Long Beach Sewer Pipes which did not come into AMR's possession until about 82 maybe 83 in the video as well. Still good clip of some old times. What I was really looking for was the 27's using reverse thrust to back away fr...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: “Dear American Airlines, I Hate You With My Whole Heart.” writes disgruntled traveler
Replies: 179
Views: 23162

Re: “Dear American Airlines, I Hate You With My Whole Heart.” writes disgruntled traveler

I think the AA phone agents (as a whole) could use a lot more common sense and decency.

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by AAtakeMeAway
Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airliners Past: A Braniff Boeing 747 video
Replies: 36
Views: 4246

Re: Airliners Past: A Braniff Boeing 747 video

Had no idea that Braniff had a large presence at BOS. Even at its height, it wasn't much. In the summer of 79 Braniff eked out about 10 daily flights...one of which was the B747 to Europe. Here's the centerfold of June 1, 79 timetable. BN flew n/s to DFW, DCA, DTW, MEM, EWR, JFK, MCI, PHL and BNA h...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA lawsuit against TWU/IAM (redux)
Replies: 419
Views: 26995

Re: AA lawsuit against TWU/IAM (redux)

In DFW alone, on the fleet side, over 65,000 bags miss connected, and had to be put on other flights, or sent to the passengers house, oh this was also just for the month of June. This is also the first month that they've rolled out their new system, that we explained and tried to tell them why it ...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Thu Jun 27, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS expands presence at DAL
Replies: 228
Views: 30090

Re: AS expands presence at DAL

chunhimlai wrote:
Will AS build new hub in DFW and operate in the new Terminal F exclusively?


Togepi - you're kidding, right?

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by AAtakeMeAway
Thu Jun 27, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS expands presence at DAL
Replies: 228
Views: 30090

Re: AS expands presence at DAL

Sorry to hijack the thread, but this got me interested in DL's ops at DAL. I was surprised to see that they are 100% mainline. I assume that is an indication that bookings are strong. At one time it was a mix of RJ/mainline - does anyone know for how long they've been 100% mainline? I'm pretty sure ...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Wed Jun 26, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS expands presence at DAL
Replies: 228
Views: 30090

Re: AS expands presence at DAL

As maybe many expected, these increases have been pulled out of the schedule before ever being flown This is being done strategically due to ongoing litigation in Dallas that is threatening the likelihood of being able to use both gates, so rather than having to possibly cancel and reschedule guest...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Sun Jun 23, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019
Replies: 534
Views: 67103

Re: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019

For the first 5-6 years American concentrated high-O&D mainline flights in those gates - just about every flight to Chicago or Los Angeles went out of lower B. I was in college in Chicago during 1999-2003 and almost always arrived and departed from B. I can remember AA's trial of doing reverse-...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Thu Jun 20, 2019 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another Passenger Assaults FA
Replies: 22
Views: 2429

Re: Another Passenger Assaults FA

I was surprised to hear the FA'as story -- usually they don't talk to the press.

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by AAtakeMeAway
Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 654
Views: 83101

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019

Maybe next time I access my Port Logs (the monthly SDIA flight schedules listing that was published for years back in the '70s and '80s) I can find out when they started calling the various terminals what. When they did open what is now T2E, in July 1979, I really don't remember if it was referred ...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Mon Jun 10, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 654
Views: 83101

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019

It's as though T1 and then T2 (as it was called back in the day and is now known as T2E) everything seemed to resemble 'temporary'. And hey, that may have been partly because nobody actually expected the San Diego airport to remain at Lindbergh Field terribly long in the old days -- all eyes and mi...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Mon Jun 10, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Odd Flight Numbering
Replies: 15
Views: 2394

Re: AA Odd Flight Numbering

Didn't AA started this with the merger with US, and it wasn't it one of the first customer-facing changes? FEBO ended at the same time, if I remember correctly.

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by AAtakeMeAway
Mon Jun 10, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 654
Views: 83101

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019

Am I the only one who hopes that Terminal 2 East is replaced as well? To me, that's the worst location in the airport! No, I'm also with you on this. I know AA has been at those gates forever, but they are some of the worst gates not only at SAN, but in AA's system IMO. What is so bad about those g...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Sun Jun 09, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 654
Views: 83101

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019

PSAatSAN4Ever wrote:
Am I the only one who hopes that Terminal 2 East is replaced as well? To me, that's the worst location in the airport!


No, I'm also with you on this. I know AA has been at those gates forever, but they are some of the worst gates not only at SAN, but in AA's system IMO.

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by AAtakeMeAway
Sat Jun 08, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019
Replies: 534
Views: 67103

Re: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019

I never knew mainline used Terminals b When they first expanded B terminal, the new gates (around where the Admirals Club is) were mainline (we're talking about 20 years ago). Then when the A2 satellite closed, B became all Eagle Now that the E satellite has been reopened for Eagle, some gates in B...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Wed May 22, 2019 3:49 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Could DFW one day rival/surpass ATL in total pax/ASM?
Replies: 40
Views: 3766

Re: Could DFW one day rival/surpass ATL in total pax/ASM?

I bet DL really, really regrets de-hubbing DFW. I bet they don’t. I bet they’d rather the earnings that they have without DFW, than with DFW. I think that was a sarcastic remark taking aim at those who want a bigger DL presence in Texas. Let’s hope because it’s no secret that the DL DFW hub operate...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Tue May 21, 2019 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Announces Terminal F Plans & C Renovations
Replies: 82
Views: 9620

Re: DFW Announces Terminal F Plans & C Renovations

These asbestos rumors in Terminal C have persisted on this site, but is there any documentation of this? The timing just doesn't make sense. If all of the original terminals had asbestos, that would make sense, but any renovations to 3E after the original opening to make individual gate areas would...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Mon May 20, 2019 11:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Announces Terminal F Plans & C Renovations
Replies: 82
Views: 9620

Re: DFW Announces Terminal F Plans & C Renovations

These asbestos rumors in Terminal C have persisted on this site, but is there any documentation of this? The timing just doesn't make sense. If all of the original terminals had asbestos, that would make sense, but any renovations to 3E after the original opening to make individual gate areas would ...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Mon May 20, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Announces Terminal F Plans & C Renovations
Replies: 82
Views: 9620

Re: DFW Announces Terminal F Plans & C Renovations

O&D pax get the shaft though. If you check bags and parked, you're stuck schlepping your bags to a bus to get back to your car. Eh, just do what I used to do: don't exit security where you arrive, take the Skylink back to the terminal where you parked, drive back over to your arrival terminal, ...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Fri May 17, 2019 4:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MIA preparing plans for expansion and renovations
Replies: 43
Views: 6637

Re: MIA preparing plans for expansion and renovations

The Miami airport is embarrassing for the city state and USA, frankly it is a dump. Orlando, Ft. Lauderdale and Tampa airports are nice. Bad first impression of the city and state. You clearly haven't been to FLL if you think FLL is "nice." It's one of the biggest dumps of an airport in t...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Thu May 16, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MIA preparing plans for expansion and renovations
Replies: 43
Views: 6637

Re: MIA preparing plans for expansion and renovations

the "D60" mess needs to be demolished, replaced with generic gates and jet bridges built to accommodate every type of regional aircraft. D 60 is certainly better than the D35 fiasco but still 2nd world. According to the video posted upthread, this is being addressed... thank goodness. I l...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Tue Apr 23, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019
Replies: 534
Views: 67103

Re: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019

I haven’t been to E in awhile is there enough room for 247 people? 278 seats on a Hawaiian Air A330. I don’t see why they wouldn’t have enough space to be honest? Idk it seems like the other terminals are cramped because when I did DFW-LAX on a 789 out of terminal B I think, when I had a 4 day it d...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Tue Apr 23, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019
Replies: 534
Views: 67103

Re: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019

If Hawaiian were to ever come here what terminal would they operate out of D or E? I could see either way - E due to being a non-AA domestic carrier ... D due to flying widebodies E is capable of wide bodies. A Delta 744 has parked there before. Well true ... MD-11 more recently ... are the gates a...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Tue Apr 23, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019
Replies: 534
Views: 67103

Re: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019

Planes4you wrote:
If Hawaiian were to ever come here what terminal would they operate out of D or E?


I could see either way - E due to being a non-AA domestic carrier ... D due to flying widebodies

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by AAtakeMeAway
Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019
Replies: 534
Views: 67103

Re: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019

The satellite E terminal seems to be shaping up pretty well. Passing by today I could see they finished installation of all the jetbridges, pulling excess from terminals B and D. Busy summer ahead! I also noticed the jetways from other terminals at the E satellite. How is it there were excess jetwa...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Thu Apr 18, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unconfirmed: DFW to build terminal F which’ll most likely be international
Replies: 62
Views: 9032

Re: Unconfirmed: DFW to build terminal F which’ll most likely be international

There it’s is.… There what is? Where did it come from? Cool graphics and all, but what is the source? Judging from the poor grammar and typos, I would assume nothing official. My imagination Thank you Togepi ... I figured as much, but I think some are mistaking this for something official :-)

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by AAtakeMeAway
Thu Apr 18, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unconfirmed: DFW to build terminal F which’ll most likely be international
Replies: 62
Views: 9032

Re: Unconfirmed: DFW to build terminal F which’ll most likely be international

DFW is planning a new terminal for its overcapacity passengers. In stead of building a new semicircle terminal, the largest operator, AA prefer a liner terminal layout. The plan would base on what American perfer, with 2 large terminal and 6 concourse, the maximum capacity would increase to 140mill...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Thu Apr 18, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA S19 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type
Replies: 74
Views: 10993

Re: AA S19 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type

(although the shrinking of the pilot and FA bases is worrisome). Why? It is nothing more than, reducing the old AWA base to fit only PHX flying. PHX Base was AWAs only crew Base and everyone was based there. They never reduced it after either merger until now. It is completely unrelated to PHX flyi...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Sat Apr 06, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019
Replies: 534
Views: 67103

Re: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019

Listening to the recent episode of "Tell Me Why", Eagle will operate 108 flights out of the 12 gates at E-Satellite starting May 3rd for a total of 150 flights out of all of Terminal E. Sounds like the ERJ operation will be focused in E, and the 2 class RJs will be in B going forward. New...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Wed Apr 03, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019
Replies: 534
Views: 67103

Re: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019

Also curious about this, and when AA will start converting low B gates to mainline. .. and will there be an Admirals Club ? May 3rd Satellite E will open, and yes Admirals Club. Then by beginning of June the mainline gate conversion will be done at Terminal B. Sweet! Do we know where the club will ...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Mon Apr 01, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019
Replies: 534
Views: 67103

Re: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019

Jake1993P wrote:
CIDFlyer wrote:
Any news on the terminal E satellite when it opens?


Also curious about this, and when AA will start converting low B gates to mainline.


.. and will there be an Admirals Club ?

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by AAtakeMeAway
Sat Mar 23, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: (Video) United’s rapid luxury transformation
Replies: 51
Views: 10857

Re: (Video) United’s rapid luxury transformation

Ziyulu wrote:
3-3-3 in economy on a 787 for a 16 hour flight is not luxurious.


I don’t think it’s supposed to be.

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by AAtakeMeAway
Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The ELP Thread - 2018
Replies: 46
Views: 3676

Re: The ELP Thread - 2018

I guess it would have had to have been in the circle... since all other areas were dedicated to WN and AA (except for the two gates for DL and Frontier 1)

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by AAtakeMeAway
Thu Mar 21, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The ELP Thread - 2018
Replies: 46
Views: 3676

Re: The ELP Thread - 2018

PA12 wrote:
You mean CJS . Cd. Juárez. At some time EA also 757's doing ATL -ELP-TUS? Back in the 80's.


Interesting - I forgot EA flew to ELP; Anyone remember which gate? Down in the "circle" somewhere by CO?

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by AAtakeMeAway
Wed Mar 20, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The ELP Thread - 2018
Replies: 46
Views: 3676

Re: The ELP Thread - 2018

(Below is a quote from the OAG thread) On AA's Jun 6 skd, ELP will get an A321 on their 1430 DFW trip and ABQ will get another shot of an MD-80 on the 1035 DFW trip. Thought we saw our last MD-80 last summer but will get to enjoy it again this summer. Will this be ELP's first A321 scheduled service...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The ELP Thread - 2018
Replies: 46
Views: 3676

Re: The ELP Thread - 2018

(Below is a quote from the OAG thread) On AA's Jun 6 skd, ELP will get an A321 on their 1430 DFW trip and ABQ will get another shot of an MD-80 on the 1035 DFW trip. Thought we saw our last MD-80 last summer but will get to enjoy it again this summer. Will this be ELP's first A321 scheduled service?

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by AAtakeMeAway
Fri Mar 08, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ERJ 175 Pilots bored out of their minds even on regional flights
Replies: 94
Views: 21093

Re: ERJ 175 Pilots bored out of their minds even on regional flights

Interesting ... Is this just a problem with EMB, but mainline Boeing and Airbus as well? I'm sure much of their duties have become automated as well

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by AAtakeMeAway
Wed Mar 06, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: American Airlines to Modify Project Oasis Planes.
Replies: 258
Views: 50058

Re: Rumor: American Airlines to Modify Project Oasis Planes.

If you look at an IFE from a cost-benefit analysis, it makes perfectly sound sense why IFE on domestic product is going away on UA and AA. All you Delta fanboys can crow about how much you and passengers love IFE now. But what everyone so far in this thread fails to take into account is how quickly...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Sun Mar 03, 2019 12:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 654
Views: 83101

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019

but would you agree that these are the worst gates at SAN right now? [/img] "Boy Have you lost your darn mind cuz I'll help you find it" -Stanley Hudson But yeah, did you forget that Terminal 1 East exists? lol it's been a long time since I've been in T1. I know those rotundas are tight -...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Sun Mar 03, 2019 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAX announces plans for new concourse
Replies: 27
Views: 4064

Re: JAX announces plans for new concourse

The best news in that article is that the sinks and counter tops in the bathrooms are being replaced

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by AAtakeMeAway
Sat Mar 02, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 654
Views: 83101

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019

I thought you all might enjoy seeing what the departure board in T2E looks like nowadays. Sorry for the side angle; too much glare head on. https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7803/40295385733_9e39e63fea_z.jpg Also, and I know AA has been at these gates FOREVER, but would you agree that these are the wor...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Sun Feb 24, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Uruguay's only airline reduces operations & lays off staff
Replies: 13
Views: 3152

Re: Uruguay's only airline reduces operations & lays off staff

What's the reason the operating costs are so high there?

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by AAtakeMeAway
Fri Feb 22, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Snow at PHX?
Replies: 29
Views: 5543

Re: Snow at PHX?

OK just please don't start another thread "Snow in TUS" .

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by AAtakeMeAway
Thu Feb 21, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 707
Views: 119276

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2019

UpNAWAy wrote:
miaami wrote:
Does anyone know why its taking so long for the 1st A319 from Frontier (N778XF / 778) to be placed into service? It seems to have been sitting in CLT for over a month now.



Looks like it is flying its first revenue flight today CLT-DCA #1815


Now it looks like AA1815 has been subbed.

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by AAtakeMeAway
Wed Feb 20, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 707
Views: 119276

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2019

The good news for the flight attendants is that AA will not put the 2 lavs in the back in the AFT galley like Delta did on their 321s. I haven't been on a DL 321, so can't relate, but isn't this how all of AA's 321's are? one lav forward, one mid cabin, and two aft with in front of the galley? Will...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Wed Feb 20, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 707
Views: 119276

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2019

The good news for the flight attendants is that AA will not put the 2 lavs in the back in the AFT galley like Delta did on their 321s. I haven't been on a DL 321, so can't relate, but isn't this how all of AA's 321's are? one lav forward, one mid cabin, and two aft with in front of the galley? Will...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Wed Feb 20, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 654
Views: 83101

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019

Alaska first class passengers currently have access to the Airspace lounge. I thought any pax at SAN can make use of the Airspace lounge; whether it costs to enter or not might depend on class or airline being flown. Isn't that correct? Yes. Anyone can pay to use Airspace. It's also an AAdmirals Cl...

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by AAtakeMeAway
Fri Feb 15, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 654
Views: 83101

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019

Sitting in the Airspace lounge... gates 33 and 34 are closed with the jetways removed and laying in the ground. What’s in the works here?

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by AAtakeMeAway
Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA resize FA crew bases - grow DFW + LAX, shrink PHX + STL
Replies: 62
Views: 11208

Re: AA resize FA crew bases - grow DFW + LAX, shrink PHX + STL

American has 13 domestic bases DFW- 5600 Based there MIA- 4000 NYC- 2800 CLT-2700 LAX -2600 PHL-2600 ORD-2400 PHX- 2260 DCA-820 BOS-420 SFO-415 STL-210 RDU-95 They also have 3 bases in South America in EZE, LIM and SCL DL for comparison: System Wide - 23,840 ATL - 7,461 NYC - 3,943 DTW - 2,725 MSP ...

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