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by kann123air
Mon Jan 18, 2021 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Golden Days at DFW
Replies: 126
Views: 10265

Re: Golden Days at DFW

My home away from home. Every moment spent in DFW is a happy one.

*cue AA's pre-merger safety video jingle*

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by kann123air
Tue Dec 08, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/8/2020:Q1 Takedown AA/BA/DL/G4/NK/UA;UA Adds ORD-RDM
Replies: 45
Views: 12893

Re: OAG Changes 12/8/2020:Q1 Takedown AA/BA/DL/G4/NK/UA;UA Adds ORD-RDM

Pretty surprised at LIT-PHX, considering that AA loves XNA a whole lot more and they've never gotten PHX.

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by kann123air
Mon Nov 23, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 747 catches fire in Spain.
Replies: 69
Views: 14135

Re: BA 747 catches fire in Spain.

One of the best flights of my life was on G-CIVD; DFW-LHR as BA192 in June 2012. Tough to see her life end this way.

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by kann123air
Thu Sep 24, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2020 College Football Charter Thread
Replies: 218
Views: 21069

Re: 2020 College Football Charter Thread

SEC Charters in addition to AL already mentioned: Kentucky chartering a DL B752 to MGM for Auburn this weekend: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL8901/history/20200925/1925Z/KLEX/KMGM Georgia taking two DL B712 to XNA for Arkansas: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL8897/history/20200925/1...

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by kann123air
Sat Aug 29, 2020 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The good old times: old commercials on YouTube
Replies: 122
Views: 11233

Re: The good old times: old commercials on YouTube

I'm only 22, but I feel the utmost sense of nostalgia towards this one. This represents the happiest moments of my childhood... listening to this jingle on the safety video of a proudly-chrome Boeing out of DFW. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2XVnfu7Drfc "We know why you fly. We're American Ai...

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by kann123air
Mon Jul 13, 2020 9:38 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Corrupt image
Replies: 9
Views: 3350

Re: Corrupt image

PanAm_DC10 wrote:
Hi Amrit

The corrupted one is removed now. Is the other accepted and displaying correctly? We'd like to close this issue out for you

Thank you

Paul


Looks perfect to me. Thanks for your help!

Best,
Amrit

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by kann123air
Sat Jul 11, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Corrupt image
Replies: 9
Views: 3350

Re: Corrupt image

Hi, the new image was uploaded but the corrupted one hasn't been removed yet. Just a heads up!

Thanks,
Amrit

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by kann123air
Sat Jul 04, 2020 10:41 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Corrupt image
Replies: 9
Views: 3350

Re: Corrupt image

Amrit, When did this occur? Also, please resubmit the image into the Priority Screening Queue with a comment that explains the background and my request for Priority Screening. I want the developers to have access to the currently corrupt image without replacing it with a new image. Sorry for the t...

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by kann123air
Sat Jul 04, 2020 5:10 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Corrupt image
Replies: 9
Views: 3350

Re: Corrupt image

http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected] ... 8/sizes/o/

Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!

Amrit
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I was referred to this thread by a database editor for a corrupted image of mine.



The original can be found below:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected] ... 8/sizes/o/

Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!

Amrit

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by kann123air
Tue Jun 23, 2020 4:14 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post-screening: Air Force One
Replies: 5
Views: 2574

Re: Post-screening: Air Force One



Got 'er up! Thanks for the input, guys. :D

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by kann123air
Mon Jun 22, 2020 9:06 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post-screening: Air Force One
Replies: 5
Views: 2574

Re: Post-screening: Air Force One

"I have photos taken when I was about 5 that look like that". In other words there's nothing to distinguish it from a simple holiday snap someone quickly took for posterity. Thanks for your brutal honesty... :D I'm giving another angle of AF1 one final try before settling for a run-of-the...

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by kann123air
Mon Jun 22, 2020 2:57 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post-screening: Air Force One
Replies: 5
Views: 2574

Post-screening: Air Force One

Hi everyone, I hope you are all doing well in this uncertain time. It's been a while since I've posted in here, but I just got two rejections that I would like to talk about with y'all. :) I'm currently at 499 photos on the database and with Donald Trump's visit to nearby Tulsa this weekend, I figur...

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by kann123air
Sun Jun 14, 2020 3:20 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: AA Flagship Business 787-9 - AKL-LAX, 1A, 1/11/2019
Replies: 11
Views: 14595

Re: AA Flagship Business 787-9 - AKL-LAX, 1A, 1/11/2019

Thanks for the comments! Azstar, I pm'd you to get more information about this Ani individual. My buddy is curious, since Siebenmorgen is such a rare name!

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by kann123air
Sat May 23, 2020 5:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT Grants tentative Approval to 15 US Airlines to Drop service to 75 airports
Replies: 88
Views: 13659

Re: DOT Grants tentative Approval to 15 US Airlines to Drop service to 75 airports

Not shocked at all by DL and FSM...I had been expecting that cut in every weekly schedule update thread from Enilria. XNA only has 1x daily to ATL. There's no way that FSM needs the same frequency (albeit a CR9 versus CR2). Prior to the current situation FSM was only 2x to ATL on CR2s. They tried a...

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by kann123air
Sat May 16, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: "Low in frame" reject criteria?
Replies: 4
Views: 2738

Re: "Low in frame" reject criteria?

I've gotten some questionable high in frame rejections recently. I never get LIF or HIF rejections so I have been wondering the same.

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by kann123air
Sat May 16, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-Screening - DanielK
Replies: 167
Views: 29665

Re: Pre-Screening - DanielK

Hi Daniel,

QR 777 is dark, soft, and noisy.

Best,
Amrit

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by kann123air
Tue May 12, 2020 6:11 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Southeast Asia - Part 1! FSM-DFW-NRT-KUL-HAN, AA and MH Y
Replies: 5
Views: 4490

Re: Southeast Asia - Part 1! FSM-DFW-NRT-KUL-HAN, AA and MH Y

Hey Subramak1,

Thanks for the kind words!! And haha yes, I figure you would understand as a person of Desi heritage!

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by kann123air
Fri May 08, 2020 3:54 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-Screening - DanielK
Replies: 167
Views: 29665

Re: Pre-Screening - DanielK

https://imgur.com/C1Kalmc

Kind regards,
Daniel Kotronis


Hey man! I think the exposure is fine. However, it looks a little soft and noisy to me.

Best,
Amrit
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DanielK wrote:
Hi, I'd like to ask for thoughts on this please.
It was taken after sunset, and I feel it may be underexposed a little.

https://imgur.com/C1Kalmc

Kind regards,
Daniel Kotronis


Hey man! I think the exposure is fine. However, it looks a little soft and noisy to me.

Best,
Amrit

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by kann123air
Thu May 07, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-screening
Replies: 200
Views: 24761

Re: Pre-screening

I am concerned about the ratio, already sitting at 50%. Does it affect future uploads? I have learnt a lot in my 14 years of A.net membership, but only have 3 static upload of heli's only. :) Doubt it. I have 488 images on the site and I'm sitting at 56% right now. Don't beat yourself up. Amrit

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by kann123air
Tue May 05, 2020 6:43 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Southeast Asia - Part 1! FSM-DFW-NRT-KUL-HAN, AA and MH Y
Replies: 5
Views: 4490

Re: Southeast Asia - Part 1! FSM-DFW-NRT-KUL-HAN, AA and MH Y

zachary165 wrote:
Excellent and very detailed report as always Amrit! Looking forward to part 2 soon


Thanks Zach! I appreciate it buddy.

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by kann123air
Tue May 05, 2020 1:34 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-Screening - DanielK
Replies: 167
Views: 29665

Re: Pre-Screening - DanielK

Vietnam is fairly backlit, unfortunately a no-go. Also has a yellow cast.

I'm not well-versed on gate shots so I'll defer to the others on those.

Amrit

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by kann123air
Mon May 04, 2020 11:45 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-screening
Replies: 200
Views: 24761

Re: Pre-screening

Yeah, I'm not the biggest fan on the sun angle as Harry said, but it is likely passable nonetheless.

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by kann123air
Mon May 04, 2020 3:12 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post screening Solro
Replies: 144
Views: 42172

Re: Post screening Solro

solro wrote:
First of all thank you for that kind words! I try to use all of my equipment's capabilities. I only down-size when there is absoutely no choice and the photo is worth uploading.


I respect it buddy. I'm just lazier, I suppose! Haha.

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by kann123air
Sun May 03, 2020 11:05 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post screening Solro
Replies: 144
Views: 42172

Re: Post screening Solro



Great to see this one up! Nice work!

Amrit

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by kann123air
Sun May 03, 2020 10:37 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-Screening: IL-76
Replies: 6
Views: 1484

Re: Pre-Screening: IL-76

I do USM200-300 at 0.2, but I suppose it's personal preference. I think it's up to you if you want to add more sharpening or reduce the size of the image. I generally decide what I want to do based on the general beauty of the shot. If it's a sunny side-on AA 737 I'll reduce the size. But if it's a ...

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by kann123air
Sun May 03, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-screening
Replies: 200
Views: 24761

Re: Pre-screening

I second Karl's comments. Nice shot, man!

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by kann123air
Sun May 03, 2020 6:48 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post screening Solro
Replies: 144
Views: 42172

Re: Post screening Solro

jelpee wrote:
Soft and High Contrast typically don't go together since sharpening is increased by enhancing contrast.


That's really interesting, Jehan. I had never thought of that, though I suppose it does make sense!

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by kann123air
Sun May 03, 2020 7:12 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post screening Solro
Replies: 144
Views: 42172

Re: Post screening Solro

This photo was rejceted three times This was rejected for Oversharpened and dirty. https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/airliners/5/2/3/5928325.jpg?v=v4bc3d272632 I deleted the spots/background traffic and I reduced sharpening. Then this was rejected for CCW rotation and soft, https://imgproc.airli...

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by kann123air
Sun May 03, 2020 7:03 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-screening
Replies: 200
Views: 24761

Re: Pre-screening

I had photo rejected, even after Head screener @jelpee thought those were passable. :( This is version, I edited for a little bit more contrast. https://i.ibb.co/tbQjMbM/IMG-2885-SS.jpg It happens, buddy. Screeners are humans too. They won't agree with each other 100% of the time. It's just the way...

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by kann123air
Sun May 03, 2020 4:46 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post Screening - AC02
Replies: 5
Views: 1409

Re: Post Screening - AC02

I agree with Karl in that noise is the biggest (and honestly the only) problem here, though a little sharpening increase wouldn't hurt. Excited to see this shot up on the DB. A great one for sure.

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by kann123air
Sun May 03, 2020 4:41 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-screening
Replies: 200
Views: 24761

Re: Pre-screening

Is it edited good enough or any particular issues. https://i.ibb.co/6PpjWjT/IMG-2885.jpg Looks okay to me. Picky, but I think its a tad soft, and a brightness boost wouldn't hurt. With that said, I'm not used to shooting/editing darker paint schemes, so take my advice with a grain of salt.

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by kann123air
Sun May 03, 2020 4:37 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-Screening: IL-76
Replies: 6
Views: 1484

Re: Pre-Screening: IL-76

Is there any other correction to adjust softness besides adding more sharpening? Reducing the image size can help. I see this shot is at 1300 wide. Perhaps you might try her out at 1024 or 1200? With that said, I don't think she's substantially soft/blurry. How much USM did you apply to this shot? ...

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by kann123air
Sat May 02, 2020 5:11 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-Screening: IL-76
Replies: 6
Views: 1484

Re: Pre-Screening: IL-76

I don't think this halo should be a problem. However, the image looks a little soft/blurry.

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by kann123air
Sat May 02, 2020 5:06 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-Screening Feedback
Replies: 6
Views: 1289

Re: Pre-Screening Feedback

I second Karl's comments.

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by kann123air
Sat May 02, 2020 3:54 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines and the Longest US Domestic Flight in F
Replies: 15
Views: 9094

Re: Hawaiian Airlines and the Longest US Domestic Flight in F

Hey bro, what a phenomenal report. Incredible knowledge + passion + great pics and videos made for one hell of a read. Thanks for sharing.

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by kann123air
Sat May 02, 2020 5:31 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Southeast Asia - Part 1! FSM-DFW-NRT-KUL-HAN, AA and MH Y
Replies: 5
Views: 4490

Southeast Asia - Part 1! FSM-DFW-NRT-KUL-HAN, AA and MH Y

Hi friends! Welcome to my second trip report of 2020, featuring my onward journey for my two-week long trip through northern Vietnam and Cambodia through the middle part of May 2019. I was privileged enough to travel through these areas with my best friend, Maya, who had just completed a semester in...

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by kann123air
Thu Apr 30, 2020 8:07 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying during Coronavirus on American & Delta
Replies: 13
Views: 5713

Re: Flying during Coronavirus on American & Delta

I'm impressed with the bag that DL provided. Great TR. I'm sure some of those sights at normally-bustling airports like ORD and PHX were eerie.

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by kann123air
Sat Apr 18, 2020 5:12 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: AA Flagship Business 787-9 - AKL-LAX, 1A, 1/11/2019
Replies: 11
Views: 14595

Re: AA Flagship Business 787-9 - AKL-LAX, 1A, 1/11/2019

Thanks for the comments, everyone! Much appreciated! Congratulations! Right now I'm going to Ben Gurion University in Israel, though I'm also on 5 American wait lists, so who knows where I'll be (or I'll be Zooming to) in a few months. Thanks bro! Good luck to you! Let's home this mess leaves before...

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by kann123air
Sat Apr 18, 2020 5:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA Safety Video
Replies: 21
Views: 5264

Re: New AA Safety Video

I miss the last one already. Bring back Tara.

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by kann123air
Thu Apr 16, 2020 8:48 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: AA Flagship Business 787-9 - AKL-LAX, 1A, 1/11/2019
Replies: 11
Views: 14595

AA Flagship Business 787-9 - AKL-LAX, 1A, 1/11/2019

Howdy there! As a second-semester senior in college, the events of the past month have drastically transformed my fast-paced, always-busy life into one of monotony and boredom. As a pre-medical Honors student at the University of Arkansas, I have lived an exciting four years, seemingly always busy w...

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by kann123air
Fri Apr 10, 2020 5:54 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Screening Feeback - top light photo
Replies: 4
Views: 1059

Re: Screening Feeback - top light photo

Looks a bit noisy to me as well.

Amrit

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by kann123air
Thu Apr 09, 2020 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines paint scheme
Replies: 20
Views: 6410

Re: American Airlines paint scheme

On top of that, the differences you see could also be caused by the color settings on the camera that took the photo, or whatever corrections the photographer made when processing the image in Lightroom. Can confirm, I changed up the hue a little bit in Photoshop on the 77W. And thanks for the plug...

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by kann123air
Fri Mar 27, 2020 7:10 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Priority Screening Inconsistency
Replies: 19
Views: 6921

Re: Priority Screening Inconsistency

I'm with ya. I had a shot of several AA 787s parked at TUL that was deprioritized and rejected. To be fair, it did get rejected for other reasons as well. I think all COVID-related aviation occurrences should qualify for priority screening, but maybe that's just me.

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by kann123air
Sat Aug 24, 2019 3:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines MD-80 Retirement Discussion Thread
Replies: 652
Views: 135891

Re: American Airlines MD-80 Retirement Discussion Thread

We keep thinking we've seen the last of her at XNA, but our daily A319s are frequently subbed out for them. Next Saturday's (8/31) flight is quite likely going to be her last visit to our airport, and it's going to be bittersweet spotting her out here for the very last time.

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by kann123air
Wed Jul 31, 2019 3:10 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: American Airlines shorthaul + British Airways transatlantic in Y, AUS-DFW-LHR, December 2018 [lots of pictures]
Replies: 5
Views: 8383

Re: American Airlines shorthaul + British Airways transatlantic in Y, AUS-DFW-LHR, December 2018 [lots of pictures]

Hey man, great report. Living near FSM and having family in Chennai, I've done the DFW-LHR-MAA segments many times. Always a good time, though DFW-HKG-MAA is also a nice option.

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by kann123air
Fri Jun 28, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines MD-80 Retirement Discussion Thread
Replies: 652
Views: 135891

Re: American Airlines MD-80 Retirement Discussion Thread

blacksoviet wrote:
So what will be the temporary flight number for the regular flight 80 LHR flight? What if somebody is already booked on this flight?


Looks like AA80 DFW-LHR is operating as AA82 on 9/4. That flight number is currently on ORD-ATL, and is AKL-LAX on a B789 during its seasonal operations.

Amrit

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by kann123air
Thu Jun 20, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces college football P2P routes
Replies: 39
Views: 6420

Re: UA announces college football P2P routes

Surprised there's nothing into XNA this year. I think we had a couple of UA upgauges last year.

Maybe our 2-10 season had something to do with it... :(

But as always, go Hogs!

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by kann123air
Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How do airlines determine which specific instance of a type it routes?
Replies: 12
Views: 2748

Re: How do airlines determine which specific instance of a type it routes?

Here at XNA for Walmart Shareholders week (earlier this month) , we had four special AA liveries (3 319s and 1 738) out of the 25ish mainline flights scheduled for that week. On regular days, we get two mainline services a day, both 319s to DFW. I find it hard to believe that our four specials were ...

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by kann123air
Wed Mar 20, 2019 5:59 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DFW AA Flagship Lounge Opening Date?
Replies: 0
Views: 788

DFW AA Flagship Lounge Opening Date?

Hi everyone, I'm flying through DFW on May 11th and 25th, and as an AA Plat flying international I'm entitled to Admirals Club and Flagship Lounge access. While I'm connecting through LAX and am excited to visit the Flagship lounge in T4, I'm really hoping the DFW Flagship Lounge will be open by the...

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