I'm not an A380 pilot, so I am open to being corrected here. However, my understanding is that the pilots can command reverse on whichever engines they desire. On Boeing aircraft, for example, that would involve only engaging the reverse levers for the engines they wish to use. Additionally, mainten...Jump to post
raylee67 wrote:He was not just ousted.
It's just announced that he has died too.
https://edition.cnn.com/2019/04/08/busi ... index.html
If those fares were not sustainable for WOW, what makes you believe they would be sustainable for FI? This kind of thinking that air travel should be borderline free and that airlines are evil and shouldn't make any money makes me scratch my head sometime. I started traveling 24 years ago and airfa...Jump to post
No, the 339 doesn’t have the legs for SEA SIN , the 359 however should do it without much fuss, Also if all flights are transferred from NRT to HND , we might just see the MNL and SIN legs be served via ICN through their New partnership with KE metal Regards/ Karan I hope they keep DL metal, but we...Jump to post
That press release involving the 763 interior is a mistake. Plus the fact that only the B764s will be refurbished by next year, meaning that the N763ERs are probably 18-24 months away from being completed! Interesting that this press release says that the B763ER fleet "is CURRENTLY being retro...Jump to post
One of following is bound to happen; with all DL NRT ops set to terminate, CAN DL simply transfer their few remaining intra Asia flying to HND? I think all thats left is SIN and MNL. With SEA expansion being mostly complete by mid 2020, will we instead see a DL SEA-SIN flight and a SEA-MNL flight? ...Jump to post
If need be, there are also D gates that are "general use", or if needed, there are certainly gates out on E or F than can accommodate larger aircraft. (domestic flights can certainly use E and F, they just tend to do so fairly seldomly) Seems like D is mostly RJ and 737 sized gates. Can't...Jump to post
Those "road warriors" are far more concerned with sticking to their airline/alliance than the airplane type. Then comes price and schedule. If aircraft type was that important every widebody out there would be a 767-like 2-3-2 with a 787 cabin environment. But they aren't. That is the tru...Jump to post
I would assume that the "free" would be the current "browse pass" speeds they offer, and the "stream pass" would be a for-pay tier. Purely speculation. But I hope that will be the case. That said, 2ku does offer some impressive speed to the seat, based on when I have us...Jump to post
https://www.forbes.com/sites/bishopjordan/2018/10/02/delta-free-in-flight-wi-fi/#5434cda12439 Bastian says the free in-flight WiFi will be "soon", but hasn't put a specific timeline on it. I think this is good news. Happy to hear that airlines are more and more moving this direction, and w...Jump to post
Appendage measuring aside between certain forum members, this is always an issue doing through CDG. My wife's bags were lost for three days going from ATL-CDG-BLR. DL said the baggage sorter had broken. Still waiting on the gifted miles from DL on that one. DL really needs to reconsider their bad si...Jump to post
jackieman27 wrote:Only at ATL !
As an ATL resident, this has no impact on me. I'd much rather fly ATL-ICN and then ICN-HKG; it's just a much more natural break point in the flying, and I'd much rather spend more time in Delta One on the A350. So, while everybody else seems appalled, this actually fits exactly what I'm doing in a w...Jump to post
It's a shame that French people go on strikes so often, I transit via CDG several times a year, and last two times decided to have an extended layover, only to find out they were striking again. Fortunately Delta is always willing to re-route me at no charge when their Atlantic JV partner's employee...Jump to post
link/source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/delta-air-lines-upgrades-just-153649605.html "In late spring, Delta began letting customers upgrade individual legs of their flights after booking—elevating a coach seat to Comfort+, Delta One business, or even first class—regardless of how the ticket wa...Jump to post
I redeemed ATL to SIN for 230k miles in J class. Also a great value is to fly to ANC. 25k miles ATL to ANC in late August once. It's pretty easy to earn miles if you fly international J a lot. :) But, as soon as I stop flying for work as much (and lose Diamond), I'll probably drop the platinum card ...Jump to post
JNB -> ATL: 8,449 on DL 77L in J class ATL <-> DXB: 7,595 on DL 77L in J class ATL -> ICN: 7,177 on KE 77W in J class ATL <-> NRT: 6,844 on DL 77L in J class (5x times) LHR -> CAN: 5,709 on CZ 789 in J class JFK <-> TLV: 5,671 on DL 777 in J class ATL <-> FCO: 5,030 on DL A330 & 764 in J class (...Jump to post
The DL/AF CDG flight seems indeed to work very well. I flew it again this week (1st time since the upgauge to 763) and it was packed (full in J and overbooked by 6 seats in Y). That's good and bad. I flew it the week before you, and on the way out, J had 5 seats empty (with 6 people upgraded from Y...Jump to post
It's a step in the right direction, but they lost my trust and respect forever. Something like what was going on has no excuse; it shouldn't take being "caught" to fix that. Employees who left and tried to say something about it were marginalized. That means people above them knew what was...Jump to post
ALTF4 wrote:Unfortunately, this will only serve to fuel already partisan and very divided situations in the US political scene. No doubt both parties, the left, and the right, will use this to prove their points of view.
http://www.cnn.com/2017/06/14/politics/alexandria-virginia-shooting/index.html Representative Scalise (Republican), who is the house majority whip, was shot in the hip during a practice for a baseball game (seems as if this is practice for the annual baseball game between parties, and Scalise may ha...Jump to post
Slight update; Thank you to everyone for the tips! I decided to not opt for the Comfort+ upgrade, I figured it'd be nice to sit by the engines on the MD-90. I will be purchasing a day pass at FLL, since you guys said I can use the same pass to access not only the FLL lounge but also the ATL lounges...Jump to post
So, all of you asking for him to be locked up: how exactly do you plan on figuring out WHO was doing this? The only real way to do it would be to use a device (or software on any normal computer) to find the MAC address broadcasting it, then confiscate everybody's phones and check the MAC address on...Jump to post
Fascinating thread. I asked a while back why people specifically did not like Delta (http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1344535). So much of the Delta hate is on anecdotal experiences or things that are issues across all airlines. I have to book a flight to India soon. I'm planning on fl...Jump to post
Aesma wrote:I received a notification about this on my phone at 6AM. It's a French app not one supposed to give me news about internal US matters.
I never said anything about bumping from a room after you checked in. I'm not sure what point you are trying to make? Correct me if I'm wrong. You were drawing a parallel to United's bumping policy by insisting that even hotels bump guests and that the guests don't have any federal protections agai...Jump to post
As someone very familiar with the hotel industry, I can almost certainly assure you that once a guest checks in to a room they are NEVER "bumped" by those holding elite status. For starters, once a guest checks in to a room, it is instantly rendered "dirty" for housekeeping purp...Jump to post
The hotel analogy only works if you compare it to IDB at the gate. In this case he was already in his seat, which makes it all the more wrong. Otherwise, the hotel analogy should be that a hotel guest who had already checked into their room was yanked out of bed, had their head banged against a dre...Jump to post
So you have been bumped from a prepaid room? Or have been in your room after you had paid for the night and were asked to pack your things again and move out? You would be astonished how easy it would be to drag said hotel into court and the question of fraud would be raised. I have booked and prep...Jump to post
If the passengers being removed from your flight had failed to comply and remained on the flight, would they have been forcibly removed from the flight, in all likelihood? I know it is theoretical - but given the UA discussions at the moment, it's a relevant question as this highlights yet another w...Jump to post
Now the airline had been flying four crew to the place were their next flight leaves the next morning. Let us assume the airline has booked rooms, let us assume they were prepaid to be sure that the crew would get those rooms. What would the airline say if there was exhibition or conference in that...Jump to post
Nobody has mentioned that Thursday, ATL had some strong winds. Local radio was reporting gusting to 55 mph - my office building in downtown ATL had the windows on the windy side bowing in. I don't know if any flights were impacted Thursday because of that, but the winds were pretty strong. These guy...Jump to post
I-85, which goes from SW of Atlanta through to NE of Atlanta, partially collapsed due to a fire underneath an elevated section of the roadway. Currently it seems the fire started in some spools of plastic conduit often used for telecommunications utilities and other purposes, which was being stored ...Jump to post
Response from @United: Sorry. We never guaranteed you will get a window. While the OP didn't use quotes, he certainly implied he was quoting them. Shameful. So the actual quote: "seating does not guarantee a window" is so different? It actually sounds even worse, in my opinion! The actual...Jump to post
KiloRomeoDelta wrote:Response from @United: Sorry. We never guaranteed you will get a window.
Jshank83 wrote:It is a little misleading the but tweet has that line in it.
But if you look at the assets, PepsiCo has an extremely diverse portfolio of food and drink products that are wholly owned, ranging from Pepsi and Gatorade, to Taco Bell, KFC and others, and even Frio Lay and Quaker. PepsiCo has since sold some of their holdings in those areas (specifically the res...Jump to post
A short term such as 5-years is hardly indicative of bigger picture. Hilarious! Surely, then, 4 years of Donald Trump will not impact things in the US one bit, because 4 years is even less than 5 years. Even across the EU, France has a reputation for stikes. I must say, even when not on strike, the...Jump to post
TheGeordielad wrote:This is probably the best move however didn't they lose the air France contract?
I believe DL flies ATH-ATL year-round, not just summer? I flew on that a few months ago, and am booked on it in a week or two. During the summer, they bump it up to 2x daily or 12x weekly or something like that. Wikipedia (which we all know can be wrong) only lists a seasonal JFK-ATH and no ATL-ATH...Jump to post
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Agree with the points above. On a side note, be glad you are not exiting at Cairo and having to re-enter the airport from the city. I've been in many interesting cities and airports, but Cairo was by far the worst. The sheer number of people who had no business being there, blocking entrances, polic...Jump to post
I wish people could identify Christians by their actions, not by their words. A person can. I have seen athiests who live Christian lives better than some Christians. Simply saying you (in the general sense) are a Christian is enough for some. Not for me, which is why I vote and think the way I do....Jump to post
That is exactly what it means, especially coming from those who scream about the Bible and Christianity. Like the men who are on their third or fourth wife with who knows how many side flings screaming that marriage is sacred or the people who scream that every life is precious but those damn kids ...Jump to post
What does that have to do with anything? heroin overdoses I was tracking with you right up until there. Are you suggesting Heroin overdoses are in the same class as people who cannot get proper medical care? Just a quick check, we're talking about the heroin that people voluntarily take while knowi...Jump to post
There's a great document about CAPT Cernan aptly titled "Last man on the moon." Delta has it on their IFE. Just saw it yesterday, PHX -> ATL on DL. Had no idea he had just passed away as I was watching it. Ironically enough, and as an aside, Delta noted they edited the movie for content. ...Jump to post