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by 747d10
Wed Apr 29, 2020 11:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - April 2020
Replies: 542
Views: 100162

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - April 2020

Nicknuzzii wrote:
United blocked all middle seats until next April. Isn’t this a bit too much?

Is there a link to this? I couldn’t find it on United.com or even by googling it.

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by 747d10
Fri Feb 21, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1387
Views: 212681

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

KU has stopped flying to Iran along with YI. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-kuwait-idUSKBN20E2R1 A pax on a Mahan Air flight THR-BEY tested positive for coronavirus. All the pax were advised to self quarantine at home for 14 days. Is there a link to an article regarding the Mahan A...

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by 747d10
Fri Jan 31, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1387
Views: 212681

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

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/01/31/coronav ... feb-6.html
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Clackers wrote:
What's happening with the ME3? Which one will blink first?


Looks like it’s American and Delta.
https://www.cnbc.com/2020/01/31/coronav ... feb-6.html

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by 747d10
Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL159 to ICN Diverted to FAI
Replies: 39
Views: 8911

Re: DL159 to ICN Diverted to FAI

https://www.timeanddate.com/sun/usa/fairbanks
Better work quick! :cold:
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Currently about 6 hours of daylight each day. https://www.timeanddate.com/sun/usa/fairbanks
Better work quick! :cold:

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by 747d10
Mon Dec 30, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delays on DL BOM-JFK
Replies: 21
Views: 5642

Re: Major delays on DL BOM-JFK

It has, however arrived on time (even early) for the past five days, per info on FR24.

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by 747d10
Sat Dec 28, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Have you landed at the alphabet?
Replies: 76
Views: 4005

Re: Have you landed at the alphabet?

This was fun! Q, U, and V ain’t gonna ever happen. A ATL, ABQ, ARN, AUA, AMS, AUS, ASP, AYQ, ANC B BWI, BTR, BCN, BRU, BNA, BOS, BKK C CDG, CKG, CHA, CLE, CVG D DAL, DFW, DEN, DCA, DAY, DTW E EWR, ELP F FSD, FAR, FLL, FRA, FAI G GEG H HNL, HOU, HKG I IAD, IAH, ITO, ITH, ISP J JAX, JNU K KOA L LHR, L...

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by 747d10
Sat Dec 28, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What is Your Least Favorite A Net Story.
Replies: 47
Views: 3055

Re: What is Your Least Favorite A Net Story.

Anything that links a Daily Mail article as the source of the thread.

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by 747d10
Tue Nov 26, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3546
Views: 715197

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Panama City Beach is renowned as a Spring Break Mecca. https://pcbeachspringbreak.com/ Just as an aside, and I do not mean it disparagingly, I always thought identifying a place as a "Spring Break Mecca" (or any other Mecca of drinking, gambling or other equally dissolute conduct) was a b...

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by 747d10
Tue Nov 26, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3546
Views: 715197

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

I wonder if there is an event occurring in ECP, because UA is also running one off ECP-AUS/CMH flights Its called spring break. No s**t, but if you are adding Spring Break flights to Florida, the panhandle is an odd place to add for March as temperatures there only get up to the upper 60s lower 70s...

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by 747d10
Sun Oct 06, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats Next For TPA (Route Wise)? -- 2019
Replies: 129
Views: 18040

Re: Whats Next For TPA (Route Wise)? -- 2019

With the times that DL has scheduled for the nonstop flights, are there many connection opportunities? Asia is certainly out.

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by 747d10
Tue Oct 01, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment Thread - 2019
Replies: 776
Views: 176811

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment Thread - 2019

Does anyone have any clue as to why DL's 767-400 fleet registration end with MH? Unlike the usual DL or DZ which some of the current DL 767-300 fleet registration end with. Thanks. :) I googled your question and found this FlyerTalk link from back in 2002: https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/delta-skym...

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by 747d10
Fri Sep 27, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: An actually useful ranking of US airlines.
Replies: 12
Views: 3741

Re: An actually useful ranking of US airlines.

Western727 wrote:
chonetsao wrote:
Is this a click bait? Because I have no intention to click on the link.


Yes. Don't. I did, and that's precisely what it read as.


Ditto. I clicked and wished I hadn’t. This thread should be in polls, preferences anyway.

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by 747d10
Sun Aug 25, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American adding 32T LAX - MIA?
Replies: 5
Views: 1441

Re: American adding 32T LAX - MIA?

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1429515
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Another thread already covering this: viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1429515

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by 747d10
Sat Aug 24, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines MD-80 Retirement Discussion Thread
Replies: 652
Views: 134632

Re: American Airlines MD-80 Retirement Discussion Thread

god i can't wait for them to be scrapped No, many of them are getting new lifes at south america and Africa. The last few MD-80s built 20 years ago yes for sure because they still have some life left, and they have been flying long segments so they still have quite a few cycles to go before retirem...

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by 747d10
Mon Aug 05, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment Thread - 2019
Replies: 776
Views: 176811

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment Thread - 2019

Can the A330neo Delta One Suites fit in the A330-200/300 in a 1-2-1 configuration? I thought that, unlike the 777X vs 777, the A330neo fuselage was exactly the same as the A330ceo fuselage. Your exact same question was answered on the DL Widebody thread: https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.ph...

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by 747d10
Thu Aug 01, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL closing NRT. Suspends NRT-SIN, Announces ICN-MNL
Replies: 361
Views: 83547

Re: Unconfirmed: DL closing NRT. Suspends NRT-SIN, Announces ICN-MNL

FWIW, Delta.com shows SIN-NRT available only through 01SEP.

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by 747d10
Fri Jul 26, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport PAST: EARLY DFW Dallas Dt Worth Intl Airport - Braniff International Operations video
Replies: 13
Views: 2245

Re: Airport PAST: EARLY DFW Dallas Dt Worth Intl Airport - Braniff International Operations video

Awesome! I typically fast-forward through videos. Not this one!
Thanks for compiling this treasure.

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by 747d10
Fri Jun 28, 2019 8:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 1159
Views: 252511

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

blacksoviet wrote:
Is the 777 still the flagship of the fleet or is it now the 359?


I presume the 359 is considered the flagship. Look at an availability screen on Delta.com from DTW to ICN for example. The flights featuring the 359 have a little red tag that says "Flagship".

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by 747d10
Mon May 13, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport PAST: Dallas Love Field - Southwest 727 Braniff 747 Delta 747 plus
Replies: 61
Views: 8955

Re: Airport PAST: Dallas Love Field - Southwest 727 Braniff 747 Delta 747 plus

Great video! Thanks for the link. Just when I thought I'd seen them all! :D

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by 747d10
Sun Mar 31, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3546
Views: 715197

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

The food was so much better in the late 1990s.....Dom Perignon in First Class and also Russian caviar.......Rack of lamb and cut on a cart at your seat.....too much off topic. The777Man Just to add to that, I flew UA from IAD to PEK last Thursday in business class. 788 with the diamond seats. They ...

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by 747d10
Sat Mar 16, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3546
Views: 715197

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

calpsafltskeds wrote:
78X:
N12006 just moved to flight testing - first flight BOE046/16Mar CHS-CHS

Maybe it will do a IAD-PEK rt like a couple of the other 78Xs have done after induction.
A week from Wednesday would be really nice, to be exact! :crossfingers:

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by 747d10
Tue Feb 05, 2019 11:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 3546
Views: 715197

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

calpsafltskeds wrote:

77W:
N2243U still showing no PE, sked to exit SFO in a few hours.


It now shows PE and is enroute to HKG. I guess they installed the seats at the departure gate at the last minute. :lol:

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by 747d10
Sun Dec 30, 2018 10:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 382389

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

225UA is scheduled XMN-HKG, and then HKG-ORD on 01Jan, per Flightaware. And it shows Polaris and PE on the seat map! I thought she was only at XMN for maintenance.

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by 747d10
Mon Dec 24, 2018 9:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 382389

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

Yeah, this would be the easiest and cheapest way to experience the old GF seat on the 3-class 772. There's a good amount of 3-class configured 772's flying. I think like 20-25 of them flying in the old 3-class. Currently there are 18 of the 3-class 772s flying. 12 have reconfigured with Polaris, wi...

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by 747d10
Sun Dec 23, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 382389

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

772: N768UA entered HKG maint 2785/21Dec N77012 sked to exit HKG maint 2786/24Dec 77W: N2639U seat map still shows no PE, hopefully just not updated yet. I’ve noticed that the seat maps for PE on the 77W don’t change until 24 hours out. Interestingly, the seat map for UA59 from FRA to SFO on Dec 25...

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by 747d10
Sat Dec 22, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 382389

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

calpsafltskeds wrote:
Pushing for page 52:
78X:
N17002 just took off from IAD 1950/21Dec, first revenue flight. FYI: Pretty close to full, 54 standbys shown as boarded

Any interior pictures of the 78X yet?

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by 747d10
Fri Dec 21, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018
Replies: 852
Views: 135135

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018

It is not modded. It is covering for a 319 that's still in SAL. It'll ferry to SAL early January. Thanks for the update! I'm assuming the 319 is N338NW (I scoured the entire fleet on Flightaware). The reg is actually N338NB, as N338NW is an A320! All the A319 mods were finished 18 months ago, so th...

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by 747d10
Fri Dec 21, 2018 10:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018
Replies: 852
Views: 135135

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018

I''m curious to know if the P2 mod has already been done. Why would it continue flying instead of being sent to SAL? It makes no sense to me to keep the mod line open with no aircraft being modded! I pity the poor folks who end up flying on it with no IFE and Power Ports if that's the case. https:/...

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by 747d10
Fri Dec 21, 2018 12:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018
Replies: 852
Views: 135135

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018

N327NW is the only A320 without the P2 mods. Is it going to get the mods? It is 26+ years old. It's kind of a bummer having one oddball non-AVOD A320 flying around. It's completion would mean that all non-T-tailed mainline jets have AVOD.

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by 747d10
Sat Dec 08, 2018 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 382389

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

hOMSaR wrote:
calpsafltskeds wrote:
77W:
N2138U not showing PE on 917/6Dec seat map, hopefully aircraft has PE
N2639U sked to enter SFO 59/6Dec, PE??


UA flight status now showing 2139 doing the AKL flight (917).


2138U now shows operating 917 to AKL tonight (07Dec)......with PE!

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by 747d10
Mon Dec 03, 2018 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 382389

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

Check it out and let me know if it needs anything. https://sites.google.com/site/unitedfleetsite/polaris-update It is linked near the top of the home page above the large logo on the fleet site. I've added it to my signature on my posts. This is really great! Can you put a tab for this on the main ...

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by 747d10
Sun Dec 02, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 382389

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

Check it out and let me know if it needs anything. https://sites.google.com/site/unitedfleetsite/polaris-update It is linked near the top of the home page above the large logo on the fleet site. I've added it to my signature on my posts. This is really great! Can you put a tab for this on the main ...

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by 747d10
Fri Nov 30, 2018 12:32 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Biggest T-Tail Fleets
Replies: 10
Views: 4090

Re: Biggest T-Tail Fleets

Airfleets.net is a pretty good source for what you're looking for. It appears to me that Delta is the T-tail leader, mainline-wise. https://www.airfleets.net/flottecie/Delta Air Lines.htm Long live the MadDogs! Edit: sorry, the link won't work. You'll need to copy and paste it into your browser. :(

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by 747d10
Tue Nov 27, 2018 9:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 382389

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

For what its worth, I maintain the Fleet Site, which has a number of pages that provide up to date info. "Mainline & Express Fleet" pages - every aircraft type with all aircraft in rows/cells providing config, seating, WiFi/Ent. and if in maint base "Aircraft in Maint/Mod" p...

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by 747d10
Wed Nov 21, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 382389

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

The only pmCO 76s are the -400s and I don’t know the schedule on those. I’m guessing after 660 is done they will start on the three exHA that are currently stored at GYR. After that there are still 14 2-class pmUA 763s 77W N2748U Delivery planned UA2704 PAESFO 20Nov (18th and last) I meant the PMCO...

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by 747d10
Mon Nov 12, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New G4 route announcement 11/13 at MDT
Replies: 13
Views: 2939

Re: New G4 route announcement 11/13 at MDT

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Possibly SRQ, per discussion going on in the West Coast Florida Thread.
viewtopic.php?p=20854287#p20854287

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by 747d10
Sat Nov 10, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Thread - 2018
Replies: 164
Views: 14991

Re: West Coast Florida Thread - 2018

Please.....let it be any airline to FLL or MIA! Please, I beg of them!!

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by 747d10
Tue Oct 23, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 382389

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

Does anyone know when United took the aircraft section of their website down? It has to be in the last couple weeks, because I checked it fairly recently to see if the 78J or 77E with Premium Plus had been added. I hope it's just temporary while they are adjusting these maps. It would be very disap...

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by 747d10
Wed Oct 10, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emotional support animal again, woman removed, flight delayed
Replies: 103
Views: 13406

Re: Emotional support animal again, woman removed, flight delayed

If Frontier does not allow rodents, why did they board her in the first place?
I smell a rat. :duck:

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by 747d10
Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018
Replies: 852
Views: 135135

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018

SELMER40 wrote:
Correction- I just rechecked Flightradar24 and KVQQ does show Cecil Airport. The coder of 9931 must have put in the old code.


Well I'll be danged! Thanks for the explanation. (You've taught this old dog a new trick, too!) :D

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by 747d10
Mon Oct 08, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018
Replies: 852
Views: 135135

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018

Anyone know what’s up with N588NW here? https://www.flightradar24.com/DAL9931/1e24cd56 I think Flightradar24 had a few too many martinis at lunch! Flightaware shows it having traveled from VQQ to ATL uneventfully, now scheduled to fly to LAX this evening. I've seen that kind of thing on Flightradar...

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by 747d10
Mon Oct 08, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 382389

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

Interestingly I saw they’ve changed the placeholder seatmaps for the 77E fleet to account for th change in Y from 3-3-3 to 3-4-3 in Y. I was looking up SFO-LHR at Christmas, and it shows the old F and J cabins but then 3-4-3 in Y but with one seat in every Y row blocked out. Presumably this makes i...

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by 747d10
Mon Oct 01, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Police chopper rotor wash damages college football tailgates
Replies: 21
Views: 4148

Re: Police chopper rotor wash damages college football tailgates

A piece of debris hit the blades at 1:19 in the YouTube video. Yikes!

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by 747d10
Sat Sep 29, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: French Government A340 at SXM
Replies: 2
Views: 2108

Re: French Government A340 at SXM

www.mahobeachcam.com
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The SXM webcam currently shows it parked. www.mahobeachcam.com

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by 747d10
Sat Sep 29, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA New Uniforms Revealed
Replies: 80
Views: 10246

Re: AA New Uniforms Revealed

What do you people mean "this is not representative of any workforce?" I wear slim fit uniforms, and pretty much half of my colleagues as well. Why? Because that's our size and figure. Not a very well thought out statement. What I mean is that a slim fitting uniform is not a wise choice i...

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by 747d10
Sat Sep 29, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA New Uniforms Revealed
Replies: 80
Views: 10246

Re: AA New Uniforms Revealed

The navy looks fine, but those neck ties look a hot mess. The mannequins they used are all slim/petite. Not exactly representative of the AA workforce. Wonder how they'll look on larger figures. Not representative of any workforce! Those slim-fit jackets aren't going to be very flattering to most f...

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by 747d10
Fri Sep 28, 2018 11:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JJ A320 hits trees under tow at CGH
Replies: 26
Views: 6390

Re: JJ A320 hits trees under tow at CGH

Write-off?
Sorry, I know someone will eventually say it. I'm just getting it done early. :D

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by 747d10
Wed Sep 05, 2018 8:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Thread - 2018
Replies: 164
Views: 14991

Re: West Coast Florida Thread - 2018

Delta is bringing back seasonal, 1x week BOS-SRQ service during March and April of 2019. Delta really seems to have a knack for profitability and aircraft utilization in Florida. https://www.bizjournals.com/tampabay/news/2018/09/04/sarasota-bradenton-international-airport-to-see.html If I'm not mis...

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by 747d10
Mon Sep 03, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 382389

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

https://sites.google.com/site/unitedfle ... l-upgrades
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xxcr wrote:
There was a spreadsheet showing the list of planes in the UA fleet with upgrades/mods/retrofits. Is there an updated one? UA seems to be moving fairly quick with the Polaris mods.


https://sites.google.com/site/unitedfle ... l-upgrades

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