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by Atlwarrior
Wed Sep 19, 2018 7:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF A380 to ATL
Replies: 17
Views: 4125

Re: AF A380 to ATL

neomax wrote:
Well KE uses a 748 so not exactly slumming it. ATL went from having no jumbos at all to having both in a matter of months. DL may not be flying them anymore but looks like the jumbos are making a return to Atlanta.


Not true! ATL still have many cargo 747's operating daily.

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by Atlwarrior
Sun Sep 09, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK looks to grow US network; considers smaller 787/777 versions
Replies: 165
Views: 26673

Re: EK looks to grow US network; considers smaller 787/777 versions

In my opinion: Highly likely: -DEN -ATL -LAS Wouldn't be surprised: -PDX -DTW -MSP -AUS -PHX -PHL Long shots -BWI (Help serve Washington market) -MKE (Help serve Chicago market) -BNA -SAN -ONT (Following in CI footsteps as LA reliever) I honestly doubt ATL, IMO that would be starting a p*ssing matc...

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by Atlwarrior
Thu Sep 06, 2018 4:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL announces expanded transatlantic service in 2019
Replies: 11
Views: 4002

Re: DL announces expanded transatlantic service in 2019

Late news announcement was weeks ago.

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by Atlwarrior
Wed Sep 05, 2018 11:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated July 2018 Loads
Replies: 49
Views: 4446

Re: DFW Foreign Carrier Estimated July 2018 Loads

I wish all airports would do this.

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by Atlwarrior
Thu Aug 30, 2018 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL opens new Rolls Royce engine shop
Replies: 33
Views: 4401

Re: DL opens new Rolls Royce engine shop

Already posted in Atlanta air thread.

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by Atlwarrior
Thu Aug 23, 2018 4:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: AA drops ORD-PEK/PVG, reduces NRT
Replies: 456
Views: 57736

Re: UPDATED: AA drops ORD-PEK/PVG, reduces NRT

I wish the thread could get back on topic, Chicago is obviously thriving based on the number of new construction going forth. O'hare growth is still up this year.

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by Atlwarrior
Wed Aug 22, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL double daily JFK-TLV for S19
Replies: 10
Views: 1931

Re: DL double daily JFK-TLV for S19

For the love of God at least bring TLV to ATL back seasonally. So many tourist from the Southeast go to Jerusalem.

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by Atlwarrior
Mon Aug 20, 2018 1:52 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Busiest secondary within metro airports in the U.S
Replies: 19
Views: 1402

Re: Busiest secondary within metro airports in the U.S

DFW/ Lovefield and Houston's two airports

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by Atlwarrior
Mon Aug 20, 2018 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Delta open a CLT crew base?
Replies: 38
Views: 6237

Re: Will Delta open a CLT crew Base??

No Delta would have kept Memphis open if that was the case. ATL still has plenty of flight capacity, but does need to expand to handle more people.

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by Atlwarrior
Sun Aug 19, 2018 3:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is ATL really within a 2hr flight of 80% of the US population?
Replies: 66
Views: 11815

Re: Is ATL really within a 2hr flight of 80% of the US population?

This thread a much a do about nothing, that statement was made decades ago. Obviously things have changed tremendously.

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by Atlwarrior
Mon Aug 13, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Air Service Discussion - 2018
Replies: 112
Views: 10896

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion - 2018

It would be neat to get an update on Qatar and Turkish air loads out of Atlanta.

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by Atlwarrior
Sun Aug 12, 2018 6:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TK to become casualty of USA-Turkey rhetoric?
Replies: 106
Views: 11651

Re: TK to become casualty of USA-Turkey rhetoric?

Fly Turkish Air from Atlanta to Istanbul. I would love to go back if the dollar is more powerful. Such much history and great food.

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by Atlwarrior
Wed Aug 08, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is BRU so underserved to major US hubs?
Replies: 98
Views: 11292

Re: Why is BRU so underserved to major US hubs?

I’m guessing Sabena extinction has something to do with it. I used to love to see the aircraft in Atlanta.

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by Atlwarrior
Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta CEO: We beat AA/UA because we have the revenue to sustain it
Replies: 127
Views: 13317

Re: Delta CEO: We beat AA/UA because we have the revenue to sustain it

A huge part of Delta's revenue advantage is Fortress ATL. They have such a high % of flying in that one HUB UA and AA are much more spread out over numerous hubs with varying degrees of competition that Delta just does not see at ATL. Seems like I read a Forbes article that delta has a monopoly on ...

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by Atlwarrior
Thu Aug 02, 2018 6:21 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Pax Traffic Stats for Top Airports Worldwide in H1 2018: DEL breaking into Top 10, LAX overtaking HND
Replies: 36
Views: 5184

Re: Pax Traffic Stats for Top Airports Worldwide in H1 2018: DEL breaking into Top 10, LAX overtaking HND

Wow, ATL passenger court will continue to grows as people move to the metro area. What's the timeline for the construction of ATL six runway?

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by Atlwarrior
Wed Aug 01, 2018 9:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Article:US3 Nothing Beats Hub-Hub flying and New York Flying
Replies: 25
Views: 4289

Re: Article:US3 Nothing Beats Hub-Hub flying and New York Flying

Per the article: For Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, nothing beats a flight to New York City. Forbes reported Wednesday on an analysis of the top revenue routes flown by Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL), American Airlines Group Inc. (Nasdaq: AAL) and United Airlines in 2017, findin...

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by Atlwarrior
Tue Jul 31, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Georgia governor suspends fuel tax to avoid penalizing Delta at Atlanta hub
Replies: 52
Views: 7023

Re: Georgia governor suspends fuel tax to avoid penalizing Delta at Atlanta hub

Delta's $40 Million tax credit is a loose change compared to HQ2 incentives. Michigan lost the bid at $4 Billion . Imagine how much winning city/state has to shell out. It's hardly the size of the Delta incentive that matters. What could matter to Amazon is that the political landscape in Georgia i...

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by Atlwarrior
Wed Oct 18, 2017 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion 2017
Replies: 1784
Views: 134794

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

Delta expands flagship A350 service to Europe and China By spring 2018, Delta’s A350 will be offered on Detroit-Shanghai service and select Detroit-Amsterdam flights. Delta has scheduled its flagship A350-900 aircraft on one of four daily flights between Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport and...

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by Atlwarrior
Wed Oct 18, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A350 Media Day
Replies: 83
Views: 12989

Re: Delta A350 Media Day

Detroit is getting alot of 350 service Delta expands flagship A350 service to Europe and China By spring 2018, Delta’s A350 will be offered on Detroit-Shanghai service and select Detroit-Amsterdam flights. Delta has scheduled its flagship A350-900 aircraft on one of four daily flights between Detroi...

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by Atlwarrior
Tue Oct 17, 2017 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Bombardier Announce CSeries Partnership
Replies: 1568
Views: 181069

Re: Breaking: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

Hahahaha! Boeing lawyers and paralegals probably look for a case on point about trade agreements at the moment. Dang! Airbus did that!

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by Atlwarrior
Tue Oct 17, 2017 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to issue RFP for up to 150 Narrowbodies
Replies: 399
Views: 90407

Re: Delta to issue RFP for up to 150 Narrowbodies?

DL COO hopes to have decision around the new year - evaluating A320neo or 737MAX family order https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/delta-evaluating-a320neo-or-737-max-family-order-442249/ I think with the recent c-series news, it's Airbus' order to lose. It appears everything is working in De...

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by Atlwarrior
Wed Oct 11, 2017 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta: C-Series What's Next
Replies: 246
Views: 35317

Re: Delta: C-Series What's Next

This might be a case that is decided at Supreme Court.

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by Atlwarrior
Wed Oct 11, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL announces Q3 2017 pre-tax profit USD $1.7 Billion
Replies: 76
Views: 11663

Re: DL announces Q3 2017 pre-tax profit USD $1.7 BILLION

Delta's management team is just top notch. Wow!

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by Atlwarrior
Fri Sep 29, 2017 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Strategy for the last 10 years
Replies: 22
Views: 2927

Re: Delta Strategy for the last 10 years

They invested and still are big time in the NYC market, which no doubt brought huge corporate travel contracts.

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by Atlwarrior
Sat Sep 23, 2017 1:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights
Replies: 192
Views: 25972

Re: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights

I'm surprise Delta did not add more seasonal daily to Europe from its Atlanta hub.

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by Atlwarrior
Mon Sep 11, 2017 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta air service discussion - 2017
Replies: 186
Views: 22788

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

I'm amazed to see ATL still operating. The heavy bands of rain and wind is about to hit though. Its just crazy to think that all three legacy carries, Delta, United, and American will lose millions because of Hurricanes within the last 3 weeks.

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by Atlwarrior
Wed Sep 06, 2017 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 431 at SJU (9/6)
Replies: 151
Views: 20497

Re: Delta 431 approaching SJU right now

I would have had absolute confidence, as I have seen Delta operate many flights throughout the years and making a hard bank to the left or right when severe thunderstorms would be approaching ATL. I'm sure the turns from San Juan to avoid the storms were quite dramatic to say the least.

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by Atlwarrior
Wed Sep 06, 2017 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL add IND-CDG
Replies: 223
Views: 24896

Re: DL add IND-CDG

Interesting that IND already gets a deeper commitment than PIT. Show me the money! Also interesting that the GOVERNOR shows up? Come on, this is the best thing he has to do with his time. Imagine if the governor of IL, TX, GA, or NY did the same every time there was major announcement to those stat...

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by Atlwarrior
Sun Sep 03, 2017 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta considers future of struggling refinery business
Replies: 30
Views: 8077

Re: Delta considers future of struggling refinery business

https://www.fool.com/investing/2017/09/ ... yptr=yahoo
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Per this article and the recent Hurricane Harvey. Delta is poised to weather the price spike because the refinery is located in PA and will keep Delta's oil spread price low.

https://www.fool.com/investing/2017/09/ ... yptr=yahoo

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Midwestindy wrote:
AF is sending the A380 to ATL on Dec 12

http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/air ... -dec-2017/


Wow, this is awesome.

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by Atlwarrior
Thu Aug 24, 2017 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines: A Winner Among Legacy Carriers
Replies: 42
Views: 7327

Re: Delta Air Lines: A Winner Among Legacy Carriers

DL certainly has done a great job of optimizing its assets; it manages to utilize arguably the oldest fleet in industry to provide a safe network. A downside of this, ofcourse, is not a fleet that is capable of starting long range routes. It might do well to pay attention to this as opposed to star...

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by Atlwarrior
Thu Aug 17, 2017 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Adds ATL-FLL/JFK/MCO
Replies: 115
Views: 14935

Re: JetBlue Adds ATL-FLL/JFK/MCO

People continue to ignore that metro Atlanta added 78,000 people between 2016-2017, the movie industry is thriving and the metro is now approaching 6 million. Furthermore, Orlando and FLL are among the top domestic routes out of Atlanta. I am fully confident that Jetblue can make this work. Also Jet...

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by Atlwarrior
Tue Aug 15, 2017 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta air service discussion - 2017
Replies: 186
Views: 22788

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

I wish we could track monthly International traffic like someone else on this site does for DFW.

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by Atlwarrior
Tue Aug 15, 2017 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL outlines A350 routes
Replies: 209
Views: 57678

Re: DL outlines A350 routes

Any domestic routes uploading? I want to book it and fly on this beautiful plane.

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by Atlwarrior
Mon Aug 14, 2017 12:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports shared between two metropolitan areas
Replies: 133
Views: 14720

Re: Airports shared between two metropolitan areas

Another one that theoretically might be interesting would be Myrtle Beach, SC and Wilmington, NC. The area between the two airports (MYR, ILM) is among the fastest growing in the U.S. The two airports are currently located about 90 minutes apart. NC and SC laws are so different and I would never se...

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by Atlwarrior
Sun Aug 13, 2017 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports shared between two metropolitan areas
Replies: 133
Views: 14720

Re: Airports shared between two metropolitan areas

Charleston and Myrtle Beach would work

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by Atlwarrior
Thu Aug 10, 2017 2:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Top US Airports Ranked By International Destinations
Replies: 17
Views: 4169

Re: Top US Airports Ranked By International Destinations

I thought LAX would be higher, but I guess its the shear amount of heavies that make it seems so.

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by Atlwarrior
Thu Aug 10, 2017 12:15 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Top US Airports Ranked By International Destinations
Replies: 17
Views: 4169

Top US Airports Ranked By International Destinations

Hadn't seen this put together in one place before. New York's and Miami's (Miami+Ft. Lauderdale) combined airports dominate the other cities (even though many locations are duplicates between JFK/Newark and Miami/Ft. Lauderdale). 1. New York JFK 125 2. Miami 106 3. Los Angeles International 90 4. Ne...

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by Atlwarrior
Wed Aug 09, 2017 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 5508 Aborts Takeoff At ATL Due To Deflation Of Two Tires
Replies: 30
Views: 7074

Re: DL 5508 Aborts Takeoff At ATL Due To Deflation Of Two Tires

Is that common? How strange! Hopefully the runway is open again.

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by Atlwarrior
Wed Aug 09, 2017 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando air service discussion - 2016-2017 (part 2)
Replies: 342
Views: 33311

Re: Orlando Air Service Discussion Part 2

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/os- ... story.html
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Record Growth!

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/os- ... story.html

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by Atlwarrior
Fri Aug 04, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta air service discussion - 2017
Replies: 186
Views: 22788

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

British Caledonian and Lufthansa both commenced service to ATL in 1980 ... and initially operated out of the old terminal http://www.sunshineskies.com/atl-hartsfield-airport-1980.html Varig started service in the mid-90's ... their flight shows in the 1996 OAG http://www.departedflights.com/ATLI96i...

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by Atlwarrior
Wed Aug 02, 2017 11:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta air service discussion - 2017
Replies: 186
Views: 22788

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

I remember Eastern having around 300 daily flights in its heyday and Delta around 425 daily flight. I think that excluded ASA. I always remember ATL and O'hare going back and forth between the world busiest airport. The day Eastern completely shut down felt like a huge empty hole over Atlanta. It wa...

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by Atlwarrior
Tue Aug 01, 2017 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL A321 expansion
Replies: 59
Views: 13527

Re: DL A321 expansion

For all those anticipating the new 321s proliferation into more markets than the crew familiarization traditional ATL-FL​ runs, with this months new sked, you will notice ATLLAX, ATLDCA,ATLSAT, ATLSAN, ATLSNA on certain days. Rhumour has it next up are MSY BOS DEN SJC SMF but I can't cfm those as y...

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by Atlwarrior
Mon Jul 31, 2017 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta air service discussion - 2017
Replies: 186
Views: 22788

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

https://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/new ... d-ceo.html
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Delta CEO interview.

https://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/new ... d-ceo.html

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by Atlwarrior
Sat Jul 29, 2017 10:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The future of Eastern Airlines?
Replies: 8
Views: 3510

Re: The future of Eastern Airlines?

Some things are never meant to comeback, and this was one of them, RIP to all the former greats like Eastern, PanAm, and TWA.

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by Atlwarrior
Thu Jul 27, 2017 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DEN Great Hall Project Update
Replies: 168
Views: 15220

Re: DEN Great Hall Project Update

Is this the result of Marijuana money. I heard the city of Denver is doing great with tax revenue. lol!

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by Atlwarrior
Thu Jul 27, 2017 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirFrance/KLM buys significant stake in VS and extends partnership with DL/MU
Replies: 180
Views: 22376

Re: AirFrance/KLM buys significant stake in VS and extends partnership with DL/MU

I always wondered what DL/Skyteam saw in VS. They barely add any cities to the SkyTeam-network they don't already serve. Is it just for the London O&D market? Yes basically. LHR-US is a huge market and DL alone had the worse slice of the pie (BA and VS obviously had hometeam advantage, AA had B...

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