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by TW870
Fri Sep 21, 2018 3:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: DL launching BOS-LIS in S19
Replies: 46
Views: 6180

Re: Rumor: DL launching BOS-LIS in S19

If this is true, it’s more evidence that DL is trying to undermine B6 at BOS by adding flights that B6 feeds to their partners that DL can’t grab with places like DUB and LIS, plus PDL feed they can capture over JFK. Almost looks like DL is going to try and put to screws to B6 at BOS like they did ...

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by TW870
Wed Sep 19, 2018 4:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018
Replies: 595
Views: 80741

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018

I'm sure A.net will have a freak-out when these types of aircraft get parked but something that's not uncommon. I remember when everyone freaked-out several years ago when they put 2 A330s into storage for the winter. When capacity is 20-30% lower during deep winter versus peak summer, it makes sen...

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by TW870
Tue Sep 18, 2018 3:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines new uniforms. Very classy.
Replies: 19
Views: 4300

Re: Turkish Airlines new uniforms. Very classy.

It comes across as a rip off of the short lived (2016-2018) AZ uniform. http://atwonline.com/site-files/atwonline.com/files/gallery_images/Alitalia%20showcases%20its%20new%20uniforms.jpg?1518776673 Absolutely love the uniform. But the first thing I thought of was Alitalia! I was fortunate enough to...

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by TW870
Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did UA dehub MIA?
Replies: 66
Views: 8409

Re: Why did UA dehub MIA?

Thanks for sharing that's interesting stuff. But when he said "East Coast O&D Connecting markets" did that mean ditch connecting markets on UA out of Miami at the time (EG: MIA-ATL/DCA/EWR/LGA etc.) or the East Coast Markets that connected traffic to Europe (which would include the JF...

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by TW870
Mon Sep 17, 2018 2:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-300ER Multiple Navigation Instrument Failure
Replies: 133
Views: 22237

Re: Boeing 777-300ER Multiple Navigation Instrument Failure

I had a question for pilots on here about planning when all alternates are marginal. In this case, ALB was ceiling 600, and PIT was ceiling 2500. But everything else closer was considerably worse, and thankfully EWR improved slightly - or at least enough for the captain to feel confident enough tryi...

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by TW870
Mon Sep 17, 2018 1:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did UA dehub MIA?
Replies: 66
Views: 8409

Re: Why did UA dehub MIA?

When I was a UA flight attendant, I had a really interesting conversation with a network planner who was onboard a 747-200B that I was working from ORD-LAX. This was during the summer of 1999, and he chatted with me while I was working main deck business galley. He was saying that Miami was just no...

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by TW870
Sun Sep 16, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-300ER Multiple Navigation Instrument Failure
Replies: 133
Views: 22237

Re: Boeing 777-300ER Multiple Navigation Instrument Failure

Respect out to the Air India flight crew for managing fatigue and stress so well. Being tired after 14 hours in the air, soupy, 400-foot ceiling weather conditions throughout the region, and not enough fuel to hold extensively while working the problem forced them to make decisions fast while they w...

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by TW870
Sun Sep 16, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did UA dehub MIA?
Replies: 66
Views: 8409

Re: Why did UA dehub MIA?

When I was a UA flight attendant, I had a really interesting conversation with a network planner who was onboard a 747-200B that I was working from ORD-LAX. This was during the summer of 1999, and he chatted with me while I was working main deck business galley. He was saying that Miami was just not...

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by TW870
Sat Sep 15, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Delta Airbus A220-100 Rolls Out Of Paints Shop
Replies: 80
Views: 16875

Re: First Delta Airbus A220-100 Rolls Out Of Paints Shop

The airplane - especially in the PR pics on IG - looks just fantastic. I think the shape of the nose, cockpit windshield, and very solid looking nose landing gear are the coolest parts of the airplane, along of course with the tough looking GTFs. I am going to have to find my way to New York to take...

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by TW870
Thu Sep 13, 2018 2:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: EI to MSP and YUL in 2019
Replies: 173
Views: 9733

Re: Confirmed: EI to MSP and YUL in 2019

I'll be curious to see which E gate Aer Lingus uses. As a kid, I used to love watching Pan Am's L-1011-500 push back from what are now the E-gates (the old blue concourse) on the MSP-DTW-LHR route. I think this will be the first direct Europe-bound airplane to use that concourse since the PA days. L...

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by TW870
Thu Sep 06, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Volvo 360c: Autonomous cars, airline competition
Replies: 19
Views: 1616

Re: Volvo 360c: Autonomous cars, airline competition

After all, THE ONLY logical reason to use a fractional share ownership is because you cannot afford the entire thing yourself. That's not quite true. A very valid reason for fractional ownership would be because one does not derive enough economic value from direct ownership. If you only use a vaca...

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by TW870
Thu Sep 06, 2018 1:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Volvo 360c: Autonomous cars, airline competition
Replies: 19
Views: 1616

Re: Volvo 360c: Autonomous cars, airline competition

Just thinking it could also really transform air markets for whole regions. Right now, I commute for work out of DAY, which is about 45 min from my house. IND often has far lower fares and more non-stop options, but I don't want to waste the time during the work day (the parking lot at IND sucks), a...

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by TW870
Thu Sep 06, 2018 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Volvo 360c: Autonomous cars, airline competition
Replies: 19
Views: 1616

Volvo 360c: Autonomous cars, airline competition

Today, Volvo introduced this concept car, called the 360c: https://www.volvocars.com/intl/cars/concepts/360c This concept is a key reason that Geely bought Volvo, as they wanted to established respectability of the Volvo brand to get into the electric and autonomous business. My question for this bo...

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by TW870
Wed Sep 05, 2018 3:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA LUS A321 cabin refurbs
Replies: 42
Views: 5674

Re: AA LUS A321 cabin refurbs

Why does Delta get so much credit, only because they offer PTVs? Their 321 are 191 seats, that’s including 20 first, and super tight lavs with spaceflex galleys... miserable airplane to be on for mid length and longer flights. Exactly! You could have 225 seats on an A321, but as long as you have th...

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by TW870
Mon Sep 03, 2018 4:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM loses emotional support dog
Replies: 32
Views: 4451

Re: LATAM loses emotional support dog

Okay dog drama aside, there is so little reliable info in any of these articles or posts. What flight was the dog supposed to be on? What is a "ramp issue" that would require not loading a pet carrier? I can think of many, from freight maxing out on volume all the way to ramp wanting to ge...

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by TW870
Wed Aug 29, 2018 1:55 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Shrinking First Class pitch??
Replies: 19
Views: 1791

Re: Shrinking First Class pitch??

Anyone have data on real dollar average airfares for domestic F over the last 25 years or so? I would love to see if/how much cheaper it has gotten. I think the issue is larger than pitch. We are now in a split market where domestic first class is either an elaborate, lie-flat experience such as Del...

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by TW870
Thu Aug 23, 2018 3:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TPA Announcing New INTL Route - 8/22/2018
Replies: 142
Views: 13825

Re: TPA Announcing New INTL Route - 8/22/2018

There is more to TPA-Europe than the UK or even Europe as a whole. India/Middle East, etc. are all in play with flights to major connecting hubs such as AMS or FRA or ZRH. If it was so UK dominate, I would have suspected VS or Thomas Cook to enter more UK markets, than the long standing BA LGW flig...

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by TW870
Sun Aug 19, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/19/2018:AS Drops FLLSFO;DL Drops JFKBGR,BMIMSP,BNACVG,FNTMSP;Y4 Adds ABQ/CLT/More
Replies: 130
Views: 14560

Re: OAG Changes 8/19/2018:AS Drops FLLSFO;DL Drops JFKBGR,BMIMSP,BNACVG,FNTMSP;Y4 Adds ABQ/CLT/More

Looks likes DL's capacity increase trimming is primarily coming at the expense of Midwest and Northeast regional markets. Another week, more routes dropped or cut back. The MSP routes are CR2 routes. The reduction in 50-seaters isn't all rosy. Often quite the opposite as routes are eliminated and f...

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by TW870
Sun Aug 19, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/19/2018:AS Drops FLLSFO;DL Drops JFKBGR,BMIMSP,BNACVG,FNTMSP;Y4 Adds ABQ/CLT/More
Replies: 130
Views: 14560

Re: OAG Changes 8/19/2018:AS Drops FLLSFO;DL Drops JFKBGR,BMIMSP,BNACVG,FNTMSP;Y4 Adds ABQ/CLT/More

[*] This looks more like part of the 1% Fall capacity cut DL pledged during earnings season. Now, I'm thinking we had not seen it filed yet. I'd think there's more coming. Thanks again for those year over year comparison parentheses. They are so helpful toward evaluating how a market is changing ove...

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by TW870
Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 60 years ago today, Pan Am received its first 707
Replies: 107
Views: 10662

Re: 60 years ago today, Pan Am received its first 707

He asked about the 707s in 1958, which didn't have that many seats. Something like 115 total, looks like https://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1958/1958-1-%20-%200678.html Thanks for posting that excellent article timz. Quick question. Did they always make a fuel stop in both directions with...

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by TW870
Fri Aug 17, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 60 years ago today, Pan Am received its first 707
Replies: 107
Views: 10662

Re: 60 years ago today, Pan Am received its first 707

Nothing new indeed; yes they were different, I worked on them I can tell you based on experience, not on opinion. Those TWA 707 cabin diagrams prove your point. There are closets in both cabins, bar setup areas outside the galley in both cabins, a separate luggage storage area, and five lavs for 15...

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by TW870
Fri Aug 17, 2018 3:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 60 years ago today, Pan Am received its first 707
Replies: 107
Views: 10662

Re: 60 years ago today, Pan Am received its first 707

Different beasts despite the cabin diameter, different use of internal space, number of lavatories and galleys. I was FA on the 707's and I can guarantee you that the level of comfort was far superior, both for passengers and crews. Not all narrowbodies are the same. They aren't, but let's face it,...

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by TW870
Thu Aug 16, 2018 3:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 722
Views: 106181

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

There were a handful of other cancellations:changed to A333 last month, as well, including a flight to AMS I was scheduled on. Not a handful. A single DTW-AMS-DTW rotation was subbed from 359 to 333 since N863DA became a spare. Prior to that, N863DA was assigned to the regular scheduled service whi...

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by TW870
Mon Aug 13, 2018 5:35 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Alaska Airlines (allegedly?) deplanes allergic 15 year old UM instead of an emotional support cat
Replies: 81
Views: 7049

Re: Alaska Airlines (allegedly?) deplanes allergic 15 year old UM instead of an emotional support cat

As an aside -- on Saturday afternoon, I was strolling around IAH Terminal B, when I saw a lady with a gray Schnauzer walking it loose -- no "Service Animal" vest or anything -- which is against City regulations. Near the elevator entrance to the United Club is a pillar, where the dog rais...

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by TW870
Fri Aug 10, 2018 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018
Replies: 595
Views: 80741

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018

What is with all these odd anti-MD comments? Most -88 legs are about an hour these days. Does an avgeek really need to stare at the PTV for a 50-minute flight rather than look out the window? Plus, the -88 seats are comfortable and there is plenty of room on the airplane. Now I get it that when the ...

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by TW870
Fri Aug 10, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United updating brand with new colors
Replies: 128
Views: 24597

Re: United updating brand with new colors

I can see a couple of problems here. First, the apparent "piecemeal" approach to rebranding - the introduction of the new blue domestic economy seats, followed by Polaris (also heavily based in blue). But the oddest thing of all is the introduction of the "swoosh" scheme on new ...

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by TW870
Fri Aug 10, 2018 4:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United updating brand with new colors
Replies: 128
Views: 24597

Re: United updating brand with new colors

Love the new color palette. I worked for sUA when we introduced the "decor of 5" concept - when we began removing the old vertically striped coach seats and reworking the brand around five shades of blue, gray, and lavender. The problem with those colors is that they were bland. These colo...

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by TW870
Thu Aug 09, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UM Mishap on F9 DSM-MCO Flight
Replies: 15
Views: 2206

Re: UM Mishap on F9 DSM-MCO Flight

I think this article is too poorly researched to understand how bad the situation was. My major question is whether or not the station staff left little kids alone overnight unsupervised. If they did that, that is a major problem. But it does not say that they did. Someone at some point gave them wa...

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by TW870
Wed Aug 08, 2018 3:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/5/2018:AA Adds DFW-CYS/EYW,Drops BOS-PIT,JFK-DEN;AS Drops SFO-IND;DL Loads MSP-ICN;UA Suspends EWR-OKC
Replies: 127
Views: 13718

Re: OAG Changes 8/5/2018:AA Adds DFW-CYS/EYW,Drops BOS-PIT,JFK-DEN;AS Drops SFO-IND;DL Loads MSP-ICN;UA Suspends EWR-OKC

I mean all the DL HND routes have been in habitual trouble. The slots have moved three times already, so this is not too surprising. But, here is the local traffic per day on each of DL's Tokyo flights according to MIDT: HNL: 295 LAX:136 SEA: 84 DTW: 73 PDX: 68 ATL: 48 MSP: 32 T100 LFs YEJan2018 HN...

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by TW870
Tue Aug 07, 2018 5:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air announces Boston
Replies: 83
Views: 12035

Re: Korean Air announces Boston

Great add by KE with the perfect aircraft to start this route. My question, though, is what comes next for the JV given the pilot negotiations in 2019. BOS was a given, but I wondered if they would add it on DL metal to set the stage for better negotiations. Guess not. Given the massive amount of KE...

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by TW870
Tue Aug 07, 2018 4:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta CEO: We beat AA/UA because we have the revenue to sustain it
Replies: 127
Views: 13307

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

This thread could have been so much more interesting and productive if the OP would have chosen a different more appropriate title that was relevant to the article and if people would have read the article before responding. It is disappointing that this thread has turned into yet another DL v.s AA...

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by TW870
Tue Aug 07, 2018 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/5/2018:AA Adds DFW-CYS/EYW,Drops BOS-PIT,JFK-DEN;AS Drops SFO-IND;DL Loads MSP-ICN;UA Suspends EWR-OKC
Replies: 127
Views: 13718

Re: OAG Changes 8/5/2018:AA Adds DFW-CYS/EYW,Drops BOS-PIT,JFK-DEN;AS Drops SFO-IND;DL Loads MSP-ICN;UA Suspends EWR-OKC

**DL MSP-ICN APR 0>1.0[0] MAY 0>1.0[0] This will be a punch in the gut for an already weak MSP-HND. I'm sure a lot of people were interline connecting in HND as MSP's only Asia service. Interestingly, I priced May 10 to 17 on DL.com and HND is $2400 in coach. That's nuts. Makes me think they are su...

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by TW870
Wed Oct 11, 2017 4:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue to launch holiday mint JFK-PSP
Replies: 49
Views: 6443

Re: Jetblue to launch holiday mint JFK-PSP

My ticket from DAY-PSP this year with a stop in MSP was $900! About the same as Mint, and 2 of 4 legs on a CRJ-200. Coach the whole way. 6am departure, and the coffee maker didn't work. In the Midwest it's like deregulation never happened, except the service is worse. Mint must be nice! Brutal but ...

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by TW870
Wed Oct 11, 2017 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue to launch holiday mint JFK-PSP
Replies: 49
Views: 6443

Re: Jetblue to launch holiday mint JFK-PSP

This doesn't surprise me at all that B6 put Mint on this for the holiday high season. I have been vacationing in Palm Springs in March for years now, and it has gotten so much more expensive. Even the modest, modern motels are easily $300 a night. Old Las Palmas is one of the most beautiful neighbor...

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by TW870
Sun Oct 08, 2017 2:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 10/8/2017: VX Gone, Big SJU Cuts, AS Suspends PDX-MCI/STL for Winter
Replies: 64
Views: 12289

Re: OAG Changes 10/8/2017: VX Gone, Big SJU Cuts, AS Suspends PDX-MCI/STL for Winter

*DL JFK-LHR APR 3>2 MAY 3>2 JUN 3>2

Looks like the schedule on this is going to be 1xVS 346, 4xVS 333, 2xDL 332. Quite a bit of talk about this in the other product realignment thread.

Just for comparison today it is 3xVS 346, 1xVS 333, 1xVS 789, 3xDL 763

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by TW870
Fri Oct 06, 2017 2:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA's new branding
Replies: 116
Views: 19736

Re: AA's new branding

I like the new logo and font - although I think none of the U.S. majors are inspiring as far as design and livery go. I think the American ticket counters are the weak link. That bizarre blue fade into white looks like a spraypaint gun ran out of juice half way up the podium. It is a terribly underw...

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by TW870
Fri Oct 06, 2017 2:09 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Delta A321 First: Atlanta to Boston
Replies: 32
Views: 11648

Re: Delta A321 First: Atlanta to Boston

That dinner looks delicious! I remember the faux wood trays debuted when there was still the faux wood on the lav floors. It always felt like I was eating off the bathroom floor. The new Alessi service wear is such an improvement. Thanks for reading, and leaving a comment! I can confirm that the me...

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by TW870
Wed Oct 04, 2017 2:34 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Delta A321 First: Atlanta to Boston
Replies: 32
Views: 11648

Re: Delta A321 First: Atlanta to Boston

Excellent report, and thank you for posting! I was supposed to take my first DL 321 ride last April on the same route, but I was booked on the Friday of the great Delta meltdown and had to cancel my trip. I hear you on the crowds during boarding, and how you have to keep yelling "excuse me"...

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by TW870
Wed Sep 27, 2017 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: One of the last airworthy Boeing 747-200s flies into retirement Kalitta Air
Replies: 45
Views: 11251

Re: One of the last airworthy Boeing 747-200s flies into retirement Kalitta Air

What was the typical MTOW of a Boeing 747-200B? This document shows them ranging from 775,000 to 833,000 http://www.boeing.com/assets/pdf/commercial/airports/acaps/747_123sp.pdf This is just quick wikipedia research so other posters may be able to give more detailed information about how many frame...

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by TW870
Tue Sep 26, 2017 2:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: One of the last airworthy Boeing 747-200s flies into retirement Kalitta Air
Replies: 45
Views: 11251

Re: One of the last airworthy Boeing 747-200s flies into retirement Kalitta Air

I am feeling old in a moment that this airplane is being called old. This is, of course, a very young 747 classic. It is one of the oddball pair of 747-222Bs that United got in 1987 - which I believe had been ordered to fly the SEA-HKG route that came prior to the Pan Am acquisition. These were lat...

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by TW870
Sun Sep 24, 2017 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/24/2017:DL Boosts Transatlantic
Replies: 67
Views: 10038

Re: OAG Changes 9/24/2017:DL Boosts Transatlantic

Why all the DL cuts in SEA? With the AS meltdown, looks like DL should be adding flights. SEA-FLL caters to cruise traffic SEA-TUS/PSP loads and yields aren't there. There is little business traffic on these 2 and most of the traffic is retirees which continue to remain loyal to AS for the time bei...

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by TW870
Sun Sep 24, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 9/24/2017:DL Boosts Transatlantic
Replies: 67
Views: 10038

Re: OAG Changes 9/24/2017:DL Boosts Transatlantic

Thanks as always enilria for this informative posting. I see DL's JFK-LIS is staying and starting earlier event though they are adding ATL-LIS - which goes along with wider trends on Portugal capacity bumps. Also, while SVO and ARN are gone, so far TXL has stayed. I had heard a few rumors that it di...

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by TW870
Sun Sep 24, 2017 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA retires old 777
Replies: 10
Views: 3499

Re: UA retires old 777

That's odd. UA reconfigured the fleet to 10-abreast high-density 772 only 5 months ago. Did 768UA actually get reconfigured into the two-class high density configuration, or were there some of the old PW4077-powered birds that remained in the international configuration? I agree it would be very od...

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by TW870
Sat Sep 23, 2017 11:34 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: B747-400 Pax vs. F
Replies: 21
Views: 2565

Re: B747-400 Pax vs. F

I'm not aware of any 747-100's having had any stretched upper decks! 0655365 here ya go. Ooh excellent call Spacepope and ZK-NBT. These two airplanes are so unique, as they are 747-146B(SR)(SUD). That is 3 unique designations. The only other -100Bs I can think of are the Saudia Rolls-Royce powered ...

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by TW870
Fri Sep 22, 2017 3:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights
Replies: 192
Views: 25971

Re: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights

I believe TWA back in the early 70's served the Azores , but not PDL, but rather the airport at Santa Maria, on a nearby island. It may have also been some sort of US military installation there, if a recall?! Yep TWA flew to SMA back then. IIRC, it was a weekly nonstop from BOS, and continued on t...

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by TW870
Wed Sep 20, 2017 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to go all A330's on NYC-LHR From April 2018
Replies: 72
Views: 16425

Re: DL to go all A330's on NYC-LHR From April 2018

Is there a source for this? I only ask because the schedules I see still show the 767-300ER on all 3 daily flights that I can see. I agree that the A330's biz product is more spacious and thus more competitive, but this would be a big overall seat increase for the Delta-Virgin joint venture unless V...

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by TW870
Tue Sep 19, 2017 3:44 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Is this Forum too US centric?
Replies: 61
Views: 3759

Re: Is this Forum too US centric?

It is highly U.S. centered - which is surprising because that is not how the English language aviation media has always been. As a kid in the 1980s, I was always struck by how many of my aviation related books and magazines came out of the U.K. I had as many pictures of Tridents as I had 727s it oft...

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by TW870
Fri Sep 15, 2017 2:09 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Last C-5A Retirement
Replies: 3
Views: 1871

Re: Last C-5A Retirement

RIP the TF-39. I just read in the other thread that the last one went to the boneyard. I live near Dayton, OH right now and the last C-5A I saw in flight was a couple of years ago off Wright-Patterson. Off int the distance, too far to see which model it was, but hearing it I knew for damn sure it ha...

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by TW870
Fri Sep 15, 2017 2:05 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C-5 Galaxy re-engine?
Replies: 13
Views: 2656

Re: C-5 Galaxy re-engine?

Already happened. All C-5B's, and C's and a handful of A's were converted to C-5M's with GE CF6-80C2 engines. The last C-5A still flying that won't be converted flew to the boneyard a few days ago. http://www.lockheedmartin.com/us/aeronautics/mmro/c5m.html Thanks so much for that update. This is a ...

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by TW870
Wed Sep 13, 2017 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 516
Views: 58732

Re: DL Future Expansion

I think the development of new focus cities in the U.S. speaks as much to the immense strength of DL's AMS and CDG hubs as it does to the strength of the market in the focus city. In other words, the pull from AMS or CDG hubs (and on to tertiary Europe, south Asia, etc.) is as strong or stronger tha...

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