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by NWADTWE16
Wed Jul 15, 2020 1:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Virgin Atlantic seeks restructuring; files for BK in US Court
Replies: 1406
Views: 165349

Re: Virgin Atlantic secures rescue package

typical responses, do you all work for BA? at least get some scratch for your trolling for them sheesh. Nice one VS, live on!

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by NWADTWE16
Sat Jul 11, 2020 12:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA Screening Numbers - Charts and Comparisons
Replies: 376
Views: 54917

Re: TSA Screening Numbers - Charts and Comparisons

Well were solid 60-70k+ per day now, and rising, many states now over 1-2k per day regular, and a few special ones over 10k daily. Living in Florida i can tell you, i am sick of this "screw everyone else im not wearing no government mask" attitude. Those people are going to sink this ship ...

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by NWADTWE16
Mon Jul 06, 2020 7:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: El Al temporarily ceases ops
Replies: 37
Views: 15621

Re: ELAL temporarily ceases ops

Good news for VS and their plans to keep LHR-TLV going

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by NWADTWE16
Tue Jun 30, 2020 11:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL partially resumes some in-flight offerings
Replies: 14
Views: 4514

Re: DL partially resumes some in-flight offerings

I just look forward to the F meals returning. I can do without the assortment of High Fructose Corn Syrup. Airlines never offer anything palatable drink wise. My Contigo remains all i need. Honestly, everyone should get at least one Contigo and keep it full of water. We'd save hoards of plastics (oi...

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by NWADTWE16
Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/28/2020:CALMING SKIES;AC Cuts BDL;AS Adds DLG/AKN;B6 Chops August;TK Back to ATL/BOS?;UA Moves PQI to IAD
Replies: 68
Views: 12164

Re: OAG Changes 6/28/2020:CALMING SKIES;AC Cuts BDL;AS Adds DLG/AKN;B6 Chops August;TK Back to ATL/BOS?;UA Moves PQI to

Here’s the crazy thing that all the sensationalism about the maybe EU travel ban is forgetting: the U.S. has prohibited EU tourists since mid-March and that ban is still in effect. I don’t think many Europeans are clamouring to visit the USA these days as it is. Correct. And Americans aren’t really...

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by NWADTWE16
Sat Jun 20, 2020 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Business & Finance Discussion
Replies: 354
Views: 65504

Re: FT: Investors bet AA will file for BK

The Fed buying JUNK Bonds and printing what 10x the amount of Trillions it every has, should seriously concern everyone. Actually, the fact that we rely on a private Central banking system worldwide should concern everyone, but it doesnt. People dont like reality, if its bad news, so onward we trudg...

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by NWADTWE16
Fri Jun 19, 2020 11:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA could make up to 12,000 employees redundant
Replies: 313
Views: 57985

Re: BA could make up to 12,000 employees redundant

Its good to see some level headed intelligent people who have done well defending my original statements on this carrier and its mafia style conglomerate. Those of you that continue to stand up for this disgusting Capitalism where EVERYTHING IS SOLELY FOR THE SHAREHOLDERS, and i suppose that means t...

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by NWADTWE16
Sun Jun 14, 2020 11:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 261
Views: 45191

Re: Delta Network Thread - 2020

i wish the entry and exit requirements would get sorted, this is a great time to be flying beautiful brand new A359's across the Atlantic! Whats the deal with that 767 between DTW-ORD? is it related to freight because last time i was in DTW, a week ago, there was that same flight number listed as in...

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by NWADTWE16
Sat Jun 13, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA could make up to 12,000 employees redundant
Replies: 313
Views: 57985

Re: BA could make up to 12,000 employees redundant

no way would i support this carrier ever. I feel horrible for those of you who have to work under this plutocratic group of oligarchs. They never should have been allowed to ensnare EI and IB in their consortium, thus submitting those groups to the same Elite first scheme. I hope BA fails, and the g...

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by NWADTWE16
Sat Jun 06, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air Ongoing Developments Discussion Thread
Replies: 1107
Views: 182126

Re: WOW Air Ongoing Developments Discussion Thread

well, when i look at that facility in the middle of nowhere i definetely say WOW! There is no other info, so what in the world is going on? Maybe its for laundering

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by NWADTWE16
Sun May 31, 2020 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/31/2020: JUNE GLOOM; WN Makes Move for ATL;AA Exits OAK-PHX,PHL-YOW;DL Exits YOW-DTW/LGA;FI Exits PHL/PDX
Replies: 86
Views: 13950

Re: OAG Changes 5/31/2020: JUNE GLOOM; WN Makes Move for ATL;AA Exits OAK-PHX,PHL-YOW;DL Exits YOW-DTW/LGA;FI Exits PHL/

Overall, still no Business travel and certainly not any , or at least very little of any type of travel Internationally. Who can even consider a trip right now with all the different restrictions. Example try finding a way to get home from China. US carriers are not permitted to go non-stop ( not ev...

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by NWADTWE16
Sat May 23, 2020 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT Grants tentative Approval to 15 US Airlines to Drop service to 75 airports
Replies: 88
Views: 13301

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

Surprised at a few things, why SRQ for B6? Florida routes have been staying in high demand, and what has been left once schedules were paired down, goes out full. the TPA/SRQ/RSW corridor is in the top 10 fastest growing counties for the past few years. Transplants are high from B6 territory and yes...

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by NWADTWE16
Sat May 23, 2020 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France A380 retirement/parking thread
Replies: 483
Views: 60911

Re: Air France to retire A380 fleet effective immediately

i dont care to read all the "this was predicted's and this plane is a failures" so i will just add my experience. This aircraft has been for me, the most comfortable Long-haul i have ever experienced. I chased it wherever i could catch it, out of the way, just to fly in its comfort. The Up...

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by NWADTWE16
Fri May 22, 2020 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Warms To A321LR After Cancelling 737 MAXs:
Replies: 27
Views: 10976

Re: Air Canada Warms To A321LR After Cancelling 737 MAXs:

As Rouge gets folded into Transat, I hope we see rationalization. The 7M8s are perfect for LCC ops. And the 321s and 321LRs are perfect for mainline AC. Is that actually whats happening or is it the other way around, where Transat is folded into Rouge? I am genuinely curious what AC planned for thi...

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by NWADTWE16
Tue May 19, 2020 1:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver airport seeks to accelerate concourse projects by up to $560 million
Replies: 21
Views: 3289

Re: Denver airport seeks to accelerate concourse projects by up to $560 million

its amazing how our society burns money with such uncertainty, yet cannot find adequate funds to take care of each other, the public infrastructure (ie roads/utilities) or most important, the only planet we can exist on. Certainly this time in human history should we survive as a people, will go dow...

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by NWADTWE16
Sat May 16, 2020 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HiFly A380 Operations Thread - 2020
Replies: 47
Views: 14685

Re: HiFly A380 Operations Thread - 2020

Such a beautiful plane!

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by NWADTWE16
Sun May 03, 2020 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/3/2020: The New Abnormal
Replies: 74
Views: 13361

Re: OAG Changes 5/3/2020: The New Abnormal

c'mon Delta, a lowly 763 for your only DTWAMS! That would keep me from booking even longer. Why use the worst product during these times? squeezing hours out of dying planes sure, but did all attempts at CS just go out the window? Put the good plane on, really any other airplane

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by NWADTWE16
Sun Apr 26, 2020 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380: what would Emirates do?
Replies: 54
Views: 14492

Re: A380: what would Emirates do?

With current oil prices definetly they don't need more efficient planes Hey, hello. Wake up mate!! Humanity will not survive on Earth if we continue the same mindsets of those prior to us. Burning even 1/100th of what we have discovered will seal our fate. Other than this statement, you sound like ...

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by NWADTWE16
Sat Apr 25, 2020 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: To be in Compliance with CARES Act B6 to Add Routes Like SFO-SMF,MCO-SRQ,MSY-IAH, SLC-BZN, etc
Replies: 120
Views: 18153

Re: CARES Act Forces B6 to Add Routes Like SFO-SMF,MCO-SRQ,MSY-IAH, SLC-BZN, etc

ill never understand why, within the U.S. when a tag is added, people cant buy just the tag? How does that hurt anyone, it only helps and I for one have been asking for Intra-state Florida services to be expanded so we don't have to drive the killer roads forever. I would certainly book SRQ-MCO, I p...

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by NWADTWE16
Sat Apr 25, 2020 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Virgin Atlantic seeks restructuring; files for BK in US Court
Replies: 1406
Views: 165349

Re: Virgin Atlantic needs government support?

Ill never understand this group here. Always rooting for failure, always supporting huge, monopolistic companies that provide shite service , many times at high fares as well. Certainly if the wishes of the mob here come true, youll be paying 5x normal fare for the privilege of a torturous BA opport...

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by NWADTWE16
Wed Apr 22, 2020 12:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: DL looking to trade 717s for 737 Max
Replies: 365
Views: 63231

Re: Rumor: DL looking to trade 717s for 737 Max

I cant think of a worse decision than this. That plane needs to be parked forever, and DL is shrinking (those internally know what im talking about so im not saying anything here). If Delta was to put any of these deathtraps on property I cant think of anything that would catapult me to a non flyer ...

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by NWADTWE16
Mon Feb 03, 2020 4:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1387
Views: 211052

Re: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread

I keep reading how "this is not needed, "this is an overreaction" etc etc. Do any of you allow for the fact that there is no way the powers that be would even come close to telling the global population/press EXACTLY what the reality was, about anything? So yes, protective measures sh...

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by NWADTWE16
Fri Nov 29, 2019 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA accuses Lufthansa of illegal flights
Replies: 112
Views: 22022

Re: FAA accuses Lufthansa of illegal flights

This is what happens when airlines consolidate into huge blobs with sub units that make no sense to retain. LH group, and IAG are both guilty of this type of behavior and neither cares much about anything else but money. Perhaps then the 6.5 million is something that will at least cause them to pond...

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by NWADTWE16
Fri Nov 29, 2019 12:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Crime and Corruption (add incompetence) At Boeing
Replies: 90
Views: 13535

Re: Crime and Corruption (add incompetence) At Boeing

Very good discussion! The world, especially America needs to be having more of this. The filthy elite at the top have consolidated everything and yet their greed continues unabated. Boeing is a five alarm fire, will we hear the alarms? Re: FAA Regulation is 100% needed, whether its the environment, ...

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by NWADTWE16
Thu Nov 28, 2019 11:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AFA trying to unionize FAs at Delta
Replies: 503
Views: 37680

Re: AFA trying to unionize FAs at Delta

Pulling for an AFA vote and the FA group to get the organized representation needed more so than ever in todays Corporate Plutocratic Oligarch society. Delta has done/is doing well with cash/profits...it's good they share some with the employees that help get them those results. As a very loyal Meda...

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by NWADTWE16
Mon Nov 25, 2019 2:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas picks A350-1000 as preferred platform for Project Sunrise; Final decision due March 2020
Replies: 1405
Views: 254219

Re: Qantas plans 3 Project Sunrise research flights in Q4 2019 using 787-9's, final decision on PS by end of 2019

Boeing and Qantas belong together in this long running joke they pulled on everyone here. So to sum it up, help me out, QF splashed headlines everywhere and pretended (or actually did) have Airbus running around trying to accommodate their "wild" ULR project no sleep request, and then in t...

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by NWADTWE16
Mon Nov 25, 2019 2:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 11/24/2019:;NK Exits KIN-MCO;AS Exits DUT?;TP Adds BOS-PDL;UA Adds DEN-SLN
Replies: 37
Views: 9813

Re: OAG Changes 11/24/2019:;NK Exits KIN-MCO;AS Exits DUT?;TP Adds BOS-PDL;UA Adds DEN-SLN

B6 making smart moves lately from Northeast strong cities (for them) to South Florida. I specifically watch RSW of course as my home airport and they are expanding their already large "snow bird" portfolio with extra daily HPN last week, and now extra daily BDL & BOS. Their near 20 or ...

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by NWADTWE16
Sat Nov 23, 2019 4:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit (DTW) sets record for the months of August and September.
Replies: 14
Views: 2545

Re: Detroit (DTW) sets record for the months of August and September.

Been really hopping, noticeably, every time I've been in/out or thru lately. Very smooth operations everywhere except occasionally that setup up stairs by DL counters/security, which I avoid. I have to say I am always over-hearing people in the airport and on planes saying how much they like transit...

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by NWADTWE16
Sat Nov 23, 2019 4:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Adds DFW-PWM, MIA-JAN/DSM, DCA-TVC, PHL-MVY/ACK/TVC, CLT-MVY
Replies: 83
Views: 8665

Re: AA Adds DFW-PWM, MIA-JAN/DSM, DCA-TVC, PHL-MVY/ACK/TVC, CLT-MVY

Sounds like you know everything entirely, and the Springhill suites and courtyard should be just fine handling all the traffic then

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by NWADTWE16
Sat Nov 23, 2019 3:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Adds DFW-PWM, MIA-JAN/DSM, DCA-TVC, PHL-MVY/ACK/TVC, CLT-MVY
Replies: 83
Views: 8665

Re: AA Adds DFW-PWM, MIA-JAN/DSM, DCA-TVC, PHL-MVY/ACK/TVC, CLT-MVY

TVC is booming and people are searching for "unique" vaca destinations, hence TVC seeing more traffic from new stations. I will say however, if they do not build more Hotel rooms this will not last for long.

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by NWADTWE16
Sat Nov 16, 2019 12:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Caledonia returns new 330neo
Replies: 7
Views: 4087

Re: Air Caledonia returns new 330neo

well that's a new one

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by NWADTWE16
Wed Oct 23, 2019 1:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Adding 2 More A330-900 NEOS
Replies: 125
Views: 28717

Re: Delta Adding 2 More A330-900 NEOS

flee wrote:
All their narrowbodies are of the previous generation(s) and the A359 and A339 are their only current generation widebodies.

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I'm pretty certain the A220 and A321 are current generation

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by NWADTWE16
Mon Oct 21, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Adding 2 More A330-900 NEOS
Replies: 125
Views: 28717

Re: Delta Adding 2 More A330-900 NEOS

why in the world would DL get their hands on brand new A350's and sell them, that sounds crazy

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by NWADTWE16
Sun Oct 20, 2019 1:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 1187
Views: 532244

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

the A350-1000xwb is literally the most beautiful bird I've laid eyes on in quite awhile. Wow! Just hoping DL takes a few of this stretch variant

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by NWADTWE16
Sun Oct 20, 2019 1:03 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why no Italy year round from Detroit.
Replies: 26
Views: 7158

Re: Why no Italy year round from Detroit.

klm, all you will get is excuses why not, no one will ever be positive toward dtw on this site. You supply examples like MSP and the corporation there that played a large role in EI service, Fiat is many many times larger, what did you get, negative excuses. You have persistence mate, I have to take...

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by NWADTWE16
Sun Oct 20, 2019 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian sells 5 737-800 to CALC
Replies: 30
Views: 11801

Re: Norwegian sells 5 737-800 to CALC

two crazy comments in here, anyone who thinks "oh the max problem is nearly sorted, all will be good early 2020", your nuts! New problems and issues related to the existing problems pop up every week. Even if the FAA approves the world body wont be so kind, and to be honest, the FAA was ca...

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by NWADTWE16
Sun Oct 20, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 251274

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

Not surprised about MEX. While on face value it seems a harsh move, the details have everything going against success right now. Thank Trump, the Mexico LCC's, DL & AM tie-up and down business demand (trump), little leisure demand

Smart move Blue

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by NWADTWE16
Sat Oct 19, 2019 3:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potential new DTW TATL service for S20
Replies: 165
Views: 16025

Re: Potential new DTW TATL service for S20

im so sick of all the "they have no feed" crap everytime ANY airline is mentioned to/from DTW. These carriers have no feed from tons of other airports so your just HATING on DTW by saying that. It's so obvious you should just own it and quit pretending. Secondly, most of you are probably 1...

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by NWADTWE16
Sat Oct 12, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Former Walmart Exec Greg Foran to head Air New Zealand
Replies: 16
Views: 4054

Re: Former Walmart Exec Greg Foran to head Air New Zealand

yeah I don't see this ending well, and for a well established, great airline too =-(
Anyone involved with the Walmart cult has definitely been injected with some kind of poison.

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by NWADTWE16
Sat Oct 12, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian air medical diversion DY7077 20:00
Replies: 9
Views: 2820

Re: Norwegian air emergency landing (Again!?) DY7077 20:00

not to mention their issue in MCO was a HI-FLY A340 so that's not even their fault

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by NWADTWE16
Sat Oct 12, 2019 3:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian to increase flights next S20 to USA.
Replies: 19
Views: 6234

Re: Norwegian to increase flights next S20 to USA.

I know they cant focus on new stations but they would make a killing at DTW. Wow's highest Revenue per Enplaned passenger was their time in that market.

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by NWADTWE16
Tue Oct 08, 2019 11:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chief Engineer: Ethiopian Airlines Went Into Records After 737 MAX Crash
Replies: 160
Views: 32240

Re: Chief Engineer: Ethiopian Airlines Went Into Records After 737 MAX Crash

is this pro-boeing propaganda or what? the depths of this horrid trench continue to amaze. I am honestly in the camp that Boeing should be broken up at this point.

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by NWADTWE16
Tue Oct 08, 2019 11:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JBU Boston-London
Replies: 72
Views: 14010

Re: JBU Boston-London

I love the multi airport strategy for B6 at London, and anyone who has traveled there knows STN is really not that bad for getting to the city with the Stansted Express. LHR clearly is preferred for Business, although I still don't get the fuss, then LGW for Business and Leisure then STN. LTN is a d...

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by NWADTWE16
Sat Oct 05, 2019 1:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair KEF-North American flights 10/4
Replies: 27
Views: 4012

Re: Icelandair KEF-North American flights 10/4

I flew to KEF from JFK last December, early in the month. We landed at about 6am parked at the gate and not even a peep from the crew for the first 2 hours. Ill spare you the details of that horribly handled situation but we disembarked along with like 30 other flights at 1211pm

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by NWADTWE16
Sun Sep 29, 2019 2:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta will create a mega global alliance?
Replies: 47
Views: 13020

Re: Delta will create a mega global alliance?

It's actually very bad for consumers. The world is becoming one OLIGOPOLY, BAD ! BAD ! BAD ! BAD ! See Econ Competition 101 or 201, whatever... Where are Regulators seeing perfect competition is maintained ? Going the FAA's way of certification ? Spot on mate! I call it END-STAGE CAPITALISM The U.S...

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by NWADTWE16
Sat Sep 21, 2019 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook Bankruptcy Discussion Thread
Replies: 1315
Views: 217398

Re: Updated: Thomas Cook Files for U.S. Bankruptcy Protection

keep soldiering on MT!

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by NWADTWE16
Sat Sep 21, 2019 3:21 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: 49183

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

its about time this thread came back down to ground level. Not sure the obsession with DL being everywhere all the time. BOS is extremely gate constrained. The new terminal is for the hometown airline, B6. DL does very well with what they have and will add some more INTL and some more Domestic, but ...

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by NWADTWE16
Sat Sep 21, 2019 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ed Bastian: SkyTeam Failed
Replies: 68
Views: 20364

Re: Ed Bastian: SkyTeam Failed

is everyone here in high school? Skyteam/Delta (Northwest) created the "ALLIANCE" period. There was no international cooperation between carriers until Northwest and KLM linked up in the late 90s and it all grew from there. Saying Skyteam was last to the plate, ha, that's just ridiculous. ...

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