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by Prost
Thu Sep 20, 2018 1:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Rolls out Static Test 777-9X
Replies: 125
Views: 21153

Re: Boeing Rolls out Static Test 777-9X

questions wrote:
When in commercial use, at what point will the wing extensions be placed in the downward position? At what point with they be return to “the upright and locked position”?


When it turns on to the runway in some airports, and when it turns onto the taxiways in others.

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by Prost
Sun Sep 16, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 402
Views: 97515

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

https://twitter.com/BoeingAirplanes/sta ... 2294036481


Nobody can say it’s a boring livery.
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qf789 wrote:


Nobody can say it’s a boring livery.

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by Prost
Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trans-Atlantic Fuel Efficiency by Airline 2017
Replies: 49
Views: 6689

Re: Trans-Atlantic Fuel Efficiency by Airline 2017

I don’t understand the purpose of this exercise. If you are traveling Y on a Norwegian 787 or Y on a KLM 787 you are having the same impact on the environment. This graph would make you believe you were being 22% more efficient traveling on Norwegian, which is patently false.

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by Prost
Tue Sep 11, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SEA IAF project update
Replies: 23
Views: 3312

Re: SEA IAF project update

https://finance.yahoo.com/m/d7875e20-1ead-3455-a2a2-ed712c3fc75e/port-of-seattle-replaces.html The Port of Seattle has replaced the two managers in charge of its International Arrivals Facility (IAF) project at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport as construction cost estimates increased to $968 mil...

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by Prost
Wed Sep 05, 2018 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United spend $200mil on Hawaii facilities, adjust schedules
Replies: 68
Views: 9528

Re: United spend $200mil on Hawaii facilities, adjust schedules

kunta67 wrote:
The G terminal (old diamond head terminal) is slated to be replaced as part of the modernization.




This says the concourse remains but they’ll add a commuter concourse to the end.

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by Prost
Wed Sep 05, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 100 passengers fall ill on EK203 DXB-JFK
Replies: 124
Views: 19260

Re: 100 passengers fall ill on EK203 DXB-JFK

If it helps, I speak jive.

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by Prost
Sat Sep 01, 2018 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why's government approval needed if the US/EU have an open skies arrangement?
Replies: 5
Views: 1206

Re: Why's government approval needed if the US/EU have an open skies arrangement?

Government approval may be local government control such as receiving necessary slots in AMS.

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by Prost
Thu Aug 30, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First ANA A380 rolls out of final assembly
Replies: 140
Views: 28864

Re: First ANA A380 rolls out of final assembly

I too got a strong Braniff International vibe when I first saw the pictures. Nice job ANA.

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by Prost
Wed Aug 29, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL opens new Rolls Royce engine shop
Replies: 33
Views: 4401

Re: DL opens new Rolls Royce engine shop

From the article: The shop is expected to boost the airline's Maintenance Repair and Overhaul business, as Delta TechOps serves more than 150 aviation and airline customers from around the world. That includes luxury auto brand Rolls-Royce, which signed a formal agreement in October 2015 for Delta T...

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by Prost
Mon Aug 27, 2018 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW/KLM - The Alliance From Hell
Replies: 22
Views: 6612

Re: NW/KLM - The Alliance From Hell

That is not possible.

Inside joke. Anytime you ask for anything from a KLM personnel, we’d always joke the answer was as above. It’s stuck around to Delta now.

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by Prost
Fri Aug 24, 2018 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: British Airways - Big Aircraft Order soon
Replies: 218
Views: 43380

Re: Rumour: British Airways - Big Aircraft Order soon

Well, Etihad slots for 77X and A350s may soon become available. Airbus and Boeing have probably sharpened their pencils to place planes with a blue chip carrier like British Airways.

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by Prost
Wed Aug 22, 2018 10:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Delta to Start Service at ORH
Replies: 103
Views: 10686

Re: Delta to Start Service at ORH

And the terminal was a single wide trailer. I was on the other side of the door from you.

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by Prost
Wed Aug 22, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Delta to Start Service at ORH
Replies: 103
Views: 10686

Re: Delta to Start Service at ORH

One of my first layovers was in ORH on a NW DC-9-10. Late 1980s of course.

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by Prost
Wed Aug 22, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United updating brand with new colors
Replies: 128
Views: 24596

Re: United updating brand with new colors

I was expecting some fantasy liveries using the new colors.

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by Prost
Wed Aug 22, 2018 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: AA drops ORD-PEK/PVG, reduces NRT
Replies: 456
Views: 57706

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

What I’m taking from this thread is AA is reducing their Asia flying because of a dearth of authentic Mexican eateries. Makes perfect sense.

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by Prost
Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian will stop PEK service starting 11OCT
Replies: 59
Views: 6640

Re: Hawaiian will stop PEK service starting 11OCT

I think the cooling of the Chinese economy is not helping any airline. PVG is a much larger business center than PEK is.

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by Prost
Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: AA drops ORD-PEK/PVG, reduces NRT
Replies: 456
Views: 57706

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

I think it’s a Hail Mary pass asking the DOT for dormancy on the routes. If DL, UA, HA, heck, even AS or WN want to take a try on the routes, they should be allowed.

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by Prost
Mon Aug 20, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SEA IAF project update
Replies: 23
Views: 3312

Re: SEA IAF project update

It will offer more international capable gates, but it will not provide more gates.

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by Prost
Mon Aug 20, 2018 12:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SEA IAF project update
Replies: 23
Views: 3312

Re: SEA IAF project update

No increase in gates with the IAF project. Way behind schedule, structural steel went up about 6 weeks ago. They are currently building the support on the A concourse for the sky ridge, and ground work has begun in S satellite support for the sky ridge as well.

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by Prost
Fri Aug 17, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX- Dash 8 and United 737 incident
Replies: 30
Views: 6910

Re: LAX- Dash 8 and United 737 incident

Revenge of the Horizon Q400!

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by Prost
Sat Aug 04, 2018 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA wants to shift screening from small airports to the hubs...
Replies: 10
Views: 1298

Re: TSA wants to shift screening from small airports to the hubs...

Sounds like a proposal, not a plan. I would be inclined to force municipalities that want an airport to share the costs. Blowing federal dollars in BFE for 40 people to board an RJ doesn't make sense. And how much will it cost to support this at the hubs? It’s likely well above $115 million a year ...

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by Prost
Thu Aug 02, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Motley Fool: American Airlines profit plunging after Q2 results
Replies: 115
Views: 16921

Re: Motley Fool: American Airlines profit plunging after Q2 results

I wouldn’t be surprised if DL also took on some used 738s if good deals become available.

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by Prost
Wed Aug 01, 2018 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sea-Tac Master Plan - Wiki Wiki Bus!
Replies: 5
Views: 2055

Re: Sea-Tac Master Plan - Wiki Wiki Bus!

The new north terminal does displace Fed Ex however, it the Northstar terminal which is already well under way.

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by Prost
Wed Aug 01, 2018 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sea-Tac Master Plan - Wiki Wiki Bus!
Replies: 5
Views: 2055

Re: Sea-Tac Master Plan - Wiki Wiki Bus!

BFI is rather space constrained as well. Some ancillary airport needs will cross SR-518 and use POS owned land, and there will be other expansion in SE in Port Owned lands, South of S. 180th. This will require a lot of fill.

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by Prost
Mon Jul 30, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Innovations in boarding???
Replies: 71
Views: 5382

Re: Innovations in boarding???

You may not want to sit there longer, but you want to make certain you and your bag are on board. This is mostly an overhead bin space issue.

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by Prost
Tue Oct 17, 2017 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta: C-Series What's Next
Replies: 246
Views: 35313

Re: Delta: C-Series What's Next

http://news.delta.com/delta-orders-state-art-fuel-efficient-bombardier-c-series . As part of this transaction, Delta has options for 50 additional C Series aircraft and certain delivery flexibility rights including the ability to substitute the larger CS300 aircraft. The order means Delta will fly c...

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by Prost
Mon Oct 16, 2017 2:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777-300ER glut impact on widebody market
Replies: 67
Views: 24106

Re: 777-300ER glut impact on widebody market

This makes me realize why airlines are willing to abandon their deposits.

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by Prost
Thu Oct 12, 2017 12:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Bastian: We Don't See a Drop in Demand in LAS
Replies: 19
Views: 3711

Re: DL Bastian: We Don't See a Drop in Demand in LAS

I wouldn’t say it’s curiosity as much as a statement that I’m not going to let a terrorist interrupt my life.

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by Prost
Wed Oct 11, 2017 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Bastian: We Don't See a Drop in Demand in LAS
Replies: 19
Views: 3711

Re: DL Bastian: We Don't See a Drop in Demand in LAS

Ed didn’t say this, it was Glen Hauenstein. https://seekingalpha.com/article/4112968-delta-air-lines-dal-ceo-ed-bastian-q3-2017-results-earnings-call-transcript?part=single Rajeev Lalwani And then Glen a quick one for you. As far as the demand outlook into the fourth quarter, you talked a little bit...

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by Prost
Wed Oct 11, 2017 9:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How long will it take for Delta Air Lines to catch up with American Airlines?
Replies: 29
Views: 5382

Re: How long will it take for Delta Air Lines to catch up with American Airlines?

American is larger based on revenue, but it’s getting mighty close between DL & AA. As AA continues rationalizing their route structure post merger, there may be months when their revenue dips below DLs, but overall I expect AA’s revenues to continue to be 2-5% greater than DLs, just based upon ...

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by Prost
Wed Oct 11, 2017 3:47 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How long will it take for Delta Air Lines to catch up with American Airlines?
Replies: 29
Views: 5382

Re: How long will it take for Delta Air Line to catch up with American Airlines?

I’ve never seen anything from DL stating a desire to be largest. When DL surpassed UA in size I never heard a peep about it.

Yes, DL does tout their operational performance, and the size of their profits, but I’ve never seen anything regarding overall size.

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by Prost
Sun Oct 08, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta introduces complimentary Prosecco in International Economy
Replies: 29
Views: 6431

Re: Delta introduces complimentary Prosecco in International Economy

The Mexico/Canada routes, and Caribbean are catered as domestic.

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by Prost
Sun Oct 08, 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines having second thoughts on A330neos, could order 787's instead
Replies: 273
Views: 45102

Re: Hawaiian Airlines having second thoughts on A330neos, could order 787's instead

It seems the 787-8 size wise would be good for HA, but Boeing chose not optimize the -8 to -9 standards. Is this a decision Boeing is likely to revisit?

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by Prost
Sun Oct 01, 2017 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with an uncontained engine failure to #4 engine
Replies: 687
Views: 190334

Re: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with an uncontained engine failure to #4 engine

I can’t imagine a scenario where someone denied entry to Canada is allowed in the US.

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by Prost
Fri Sep 29, 2017 10:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Delta Officially Calling RDU a Hub?
Replies: 13
Views: 2397

Re: Is Delta Officially Calling RDU a Hub?

It appears like DL is strategically trying to grow the airline in tech heavy cities, RDU and AUS come to mind.

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by Prost
Thu Sep 28, 2017 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 3008
Views: 359873

Re: American thinks NMA ('B797') is of great interest

So the new midsize aircraft is 220-270 and widebody.

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by Prost
Thu Sep 28, 2017 6:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta increases profit sharing
Replies: 21
Views: 3960

Re: Delta increases profit sharing

Honestly most pilots I know think it wasn’t fair that other employees didn’t get the same PS the other employees received. The employees groups at DL aren’t as tribal as I suspect some other airlines may be. In fact I first heard of the PS increase from a pilot checking in for his trip. He even used...

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by Prost
Sat Sep 23, 2017 11:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta gates at airports for expansion
Replies: 136
Views: 22677

Re: Delta gates at airports for expansion

The IAF in SEA doesn’t add any gates to the A Concourse.

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by Prost
Fri Sep 22, 2017 7:18 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Pilots & FAs on 'Long-Haul' Private Flights?
Replies: 23
Views: 6739

Re: Pilots & FAs on 'Long-Haul' Private Flights?

I have a friend who is a FA for corporate. No crew rest for her, she details the galley when there is nothing left to do.

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by Prost
Fri Sep 15, 2017 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 516
Views: 58732

Re: DL Future Expansion

Regarding expansion, there is one contraction: NRT-GUM is being cancelled. Internal website only so far.

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by Prost
Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL unveils 787 retro livery
Replies: 12
Views: 4137

Re: JAL unveils 787 retro livery

I thought their current livery WAS a retro scheme.

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by Prost
Mon Sep 04, 2017 5:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta considers future of struggling refinery business
Replies: 30
Views: 8076

Re: Delta considers future of struggling refinery business

The refinery should have been in Detroit!

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by Prost
Mon Sep 04, 2017 4:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest and New York-Kennedy: Why not?
Replies: 34
Views: 5173

Re: Southwest and New York-Kennedy: Why not?

UA never admitted leaving JFK was a mistake, one of their ex executives who now works for a competitor said it was a mistake. I think that's an important distinction.

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Wed Aug 23, 2017 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pratt's $10 billion bet stumbles as buyers turn to CFM jet engine
Replies: 66
Views: 14486

Re: Pratt's $10 billion bet stumbles as buyers turn to GE jet engine

Interesting that the current troubles at P&W are causing difficulties for fleets that won't be delivered for a few years from now. I don't doubt that the GTF technology is sound, it's just that the execution has been miserable, however, I expect these problems to be solved within 18-30 months wh...

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Tue Aug 22, 2017 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta CEO / Upcoming NB order comments...
Replies: 161
Views: 26622

Re: Delta CEO / Upcoming NB order comments...

So we know that DL is looking at 75 frames, do we know if there are options attached to this order as well?

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by Prost
Thu Aug 10, 2017 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces start of PAE-SFO and PAE-DEN
Replies: 115
Views: 15288

Re: UA announces start of PAE-SFO and PAE-DEN

My guess is this could support 10-12,gates off the bat. Within a few years SEA is going to be short domestic gates and bussing passengers to the plane, which will add another layer of inconvenience. I think PAE could be a benefit to the region, but not with a 2 gate operation.

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by Prost
Fri Aug 04, 2017 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA outlines A350 delivery schedule
Replies: 51
Views: 17044

Re: AA outlines A350 delivery schedule

if the Fed Reserve keeps raising interest rates, we may see more efforts by airlines to stretch out Capex and defer . Delta is trying to keep their Capex annual budget at about 50-60% of cash flow so for the most part they should be able to pay for the majority of their aircraft on order with cash....

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by Prost
Thu Aug 03, 2017 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MEM gives updated B Concourse update with layouts
Replies: 28
Views: 3957

Re: MEM gives updated B Concourse update with layouts

I'm surprised MEM traffic has declined as much as it has, even with the DL hub closure. You'd think new airlines would come in and seize the void. Is Memphis not growing as much as Nashville? Oh, and I have two questions about the Northwest/Delta hub at MEM. 1. How many destinations did it have at ...

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