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by Seat1F
Fri Apr 30, 2021 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 602
Views: 67948

Re: Delta Network Thread - 2021

AMS: DTW 7x weekly, MSP 5x weekly CDG: DTW 3x weekly, MSP none (No AF on either) LHR: None to either until July7 KEF: MSP 7x weekly starting May 27 FRA: DTW 3x weekly starting June 3 Good detailed summary. Are you sure AF is not going to run in June along side DL's 3x weekly service to CDG? I'm sho...

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by Seat1F
Fri Apr 30, 2021 2:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 602
Views: 67948

Re: Delta Network Thread - 2021

Seems that some of the June flights to Europe from MSP/DTW have also been cut. AMS: DTW 7x weekly, MSP 5x weekly CDG: DTW 3x weekly, MSP none (No AF on either) LHR: None to either until July7 KEF: MSP 7x weekly starting May 27 FRA: DTW 3x weekly starting June 3 Good detailed summary. Are you sure A...

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by Seat1F
Fri Apr 30, 2021 6:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 602
Views: 67948

Re: Delta Network Thread - 2021

More Europe changes today: JFK-FRA/ZRH/BRU/NCE/EDI/LIS, BOS-LHR/CDG, ATL-MUC, and the second daily JFK-LHR/AMS/CDG/FCO all postponed from June 5 to July 7. JFK-BCN will restart June 5 at 3x weekly. JFK-VCE postponed from June 5 to July 2 JFK-DUB pax flights will operate until May 2 and then resume ...

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by Seat1F
Mon Apr 26, 2021 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DTW Detroit Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 475
Views: 48407

Re: DTW Detroit Aviation Thread - 2021

As we are turning the page into May, here is the current planned DL/Skyteam International service for May / June. At this point, May is set, and June would appear to be so as well, but anything is possible depending on things continue to evolve, and at what pace things open-up or lack there-of. TPA...

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by Seat1F
Tue Apr 13, 2021 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DTW Detroit Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 475
Views: 48407

Re: DTW Detroit Aviation Thread - 2021

A few random, somewhat noteworthy items on my travels out of DTW today: - South entrance from from WB Eureka to the the south access road is closed for LED lighting upgrades - The new signage with airline listings by terminal still lists AeroMexico in the McNamera - The parking garage was the most ...

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by Seat1F
Fri Apr 02, 2021 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 1206
Views: 185584

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2021

Is AA looking to add back a lot to JFK over the summer? Maybe ... JFK-LAS return? How is AA doing at JFK right now? AA restarted JFK-CDG last weekend I would think this gets suspended given the situation in France right now, with a (IIRC) 30-day lockdown either just started or about to start. Agree...

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by Seat1F
Wed Mar 24, 2021 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 602
Views: 67948

Re: Delta Network Thread - 2021

A350s are not doing any scheduled domestic service, other than the occasional on-off reposition flights. There is usually a reposition flight about once a week between LAX-ATL/DTW to rotate out the aircraft flying LAX-SYD since there is no other A359 LAX flying at this time. The A359 is doing 2 x d...

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by Seat1F
Wed Mar 24, 2021 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 602
Views: 67948

Re: Delta Network Thread - 2021

A350s are not doing any scheduled domestic service, other than the occasional on-off reposition flights. There is usually a reposition flight about once a week between LAX-ATL/DTW to rotate out the aircraft flying LAX-SYD since there is no other A359 LAX flying at this time. The A359 is doing 2 x d...

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by Seat1F
Mon Jan 18, 2021 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 30 Years Ago Today: Eastern Air Lines Ceases Operations
Replies: 103
Views: 10759

Re: 30 Years Ago Today: Eastern Air Lines Ceases Operations

I remember the date well. I was living in Miami at the time and knew several people that worked at Eastern. I also flew on them quite often when they were still covering South America. Sad to see them go although they had become quite a lousy airline over the years. I used to see X-Eastern employees...

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by Seat1F
Sun Jan 17, 2021 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW/PA and DL/PA London interchange routes.
Replies: 58
Views: 5226

Re: NW/PA and DL/PA London interchange routes.

I lived in Detroit through all the 60's/70's and half way through the 80's and I was an aviation geek from an early age. I never recall PA equipment operating between MSP and DTW. It had to have been NW equipment used on that interchange. Later after deregulation for a short period of time, The DTW...

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by Seat1F
Sun Jan 17, 2021 11:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW/PA and DL/PA London interchange routes.
Replies: 58
Views: 5226

Re: NW/PA and DL/PA London interchange routes.

See the link I posted above. The MSP-DTW Pan Am service was most likely pretty short lived, and took place in the early-1980s after deregulation. As klm617 pointed out above, it was a regular domestic service that terminated at JFK. I feel very lucky to have photographed those Tristar 500s at MSP, ...

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by Seat1F
Sun Jan 17, 2021 8:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW/PA and DL/PA London interchange routes.
Replies: 58
Views: 5226

Re: NW/PA and DL/PA London interchange routes.

I lived in Detroit through all the 60's/70's and half way through the 80's and I was an aviation geek from an early age. I never recall PA equipment operating between MSP and DTW. It had to have been NW equipment used on that interchange. Later after deregulation for a short period of time, The DTW-...

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by Seat1F
Fri Jan 15, 2021 4:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DTW Detroit Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 475
Views: 48407

Re: DTW Detroit Aviation Thread - 2021

Looking at FlightAware more closely now, looks like they’ve made an appear every week in the last month. Wonder what their strategy is? Just goes to show you the strength of the international market out of Detroit. Pretty amazing that Royal Jordanian can operate this route during these difficult ti...

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by Seat1F
Tue Jan 05, 2021 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DTW Detroit Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 475
Views: 48407

Re: DTW Detroit Aviation Thread - 2021

Good to see a DTW forum up and running again. Looking forward to participating going forward. Count me amongst those that think that most international travel and business travel will not be rebounding anytime soon. I do miss going to DTW. I haven't been since my return flight from IAH in February 2...

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by Seat1F
Fri Jun 12, 2020 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA Screening Numbers - Charts and Comparisons
Replies: 376
Views: 56677

Re: TSA Screening Numbers - Charts and Comparisons

I'm shocked. I can't image why anyone would voluntarily choose to travel right now. Go figure. It has probably never been safer from a virus standpoint then it is right now. Not to mention months of shut in and less crowds making the travel experience much more enjoyable. Aside from money I can't i...

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by Seat1F
Fri Jun 12, 2020 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA Screening Numbers - Charts and Comparisons
Replies: 376
Views: 56677

Re: TSA Screening Numbers - Charts and Comparisons

SumChristianus wrote:
Broke 500,000 yesterday. We got to 502,209!

I'm shocked. I can't image why anyone would voluntarily choose to travel right now. Go figure.

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by Seat1F
Wed May 27, 2020 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest wins JD Power award in both categories for US carriers
Replies: 51
Views: 4148

Re: WN wins JD Power award in both categories

Here's a link to the JD Power press release. https://www.jdpower.com/business/press-releases/2020-north-america-airline-satisfaction-study In long-haul, AA beat UA (although both are below segment-average), and Spirit sucks harder than Frontier. I'm surprised both UA and AC rank below AA for long a...

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by Seat1F
Wed May 27, 2020 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest wins JD Power award in both categories for US carriers
Replies: 51
Views: 4148

Re: WN wins JD Power award in both categories

Here's a link to the JD Power press release. https://www.jdpower.com/business/press-releases/2020-north-america-airline-satisfaction-study In long-haul, AA beat UA (although both are below segment-average), and Spirit sucks harder than Frontier. I'm surprised both UA and AC rank below AA for long a...

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by Seat1F
Sun May 24, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 2786
Views: 330661

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

Looks like AA will schedule 777-300ER on RDU-LHR for winter 2020/21; starting in October through to March. Interesting to see them schedule this - appreciate schedules are not very reliable at the moment but could this be due to cargo demand? Or perhaps one route they know they will see business de...

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by Seat1F
Thu May 21, 2020 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways network updates
Replies: 583
Views: 90839

Re: BA cancels LHR-CHS for rest of 2020

Probably shut down IAH, DFW, and AUS in addition to MSY. Not a lot of prospects for 3rd tier markets, I doubt that BA will return to the smaller US destinations. I don't see IAH going away but it could drop to one frequency per day. DFW has the potential to go away with partner AA carrying the majo...

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by Seat1F
Mon May 18, 2020 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/17/2020: UNRAVELING; DL Leaves CAK/MHT/PHF/SWF/CZM w/No Resumption Planned
Replies: 138
Views: 16193

Re: OAG Changes 5/17/2020: UNRAVELING; DL Leaves CAK/MHT/PHF/SWF/CZM w/No Resumption Planned

These are departures, since you say everything is gettting cancelled, as you can see 25% for DTW. https://i.imgur.com/4QMYYCs.jpg I have shown you departures, I have shown you seats, if you can't understand it I can't help you..... a February and March are irrelevant and you know that. We all know ...

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by Seat1F
Mon May 18, 2020 1:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/17/2020: UNRAVELING; DL Leaves CAK/MHT/PHF/SWF/CZM w/No Resumption Planned
Replies: 138
Views: 16193

Re: OAG Changes 5/17/2020: UNRAVELING; DL Leaves CAK/MHT/PHF/SWF/CZM w/No Resumption Planned

Any data to back up any of your claims? You keep denying the facts I'm citing with no evidence but your own beliefs. s The chart is from the OAG, same place where enrilla gets his report. Agreed, it's going to be a tough couple years, but the aviation industry will recover. I have been reading airl...

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by Seat1F
Sun May 17, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/17/2020: UNRAVELING; DL Leaves CAK/MHT/PHF/SWF/CZM w/No Resumption Planned
Replies: 138
Views: 16193

Re: OAG Changes 5/17/2020: UNRAVELING; DL Leaves CAK/MHT/PHF/SWF/CZM w/No Resumption Planned

I'm not sure what you are denying, seating capacity in the domestic US should be close to 25% by end of June, I'm not sure how you can dispute that as it's directly from the mouths of the airlines WN, 50% https://www.abc15.com/news/business/southwest-airlines-slashes-capacity-by-nearly-50-percent-i...

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by Seat1F
Sun May 17, 2020 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/17/2020: UNRAVELING; DL Leaves CAK/MHT/PHF/SWF/CZM w/No Resumption Planned
Replies: 138
Views: 16193

Re: OAG Changes 5/17/2020: UNRAVELING; DL Leaves CAK/MHT/PHF/SWF/CZM w/No Resumption Planned

We'll probably be close to 25% next month, with WN operating 50% & AA/B6/AS/G4/F9 I believe all planning on operating around 25-30% of their 2019 schedule. Assuming you are referring to the overall US market, I don't buy that at all. I can tell you that my main local airport of DTW will be nowh...

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by Seat1F
Sun May 17, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/17/2020: UNRAVELING; DL Leaves CAK/MHT/PHF/SWF/CZM w/No Resumption Planned
Replies: 138
Views: 16193

Re: OAG Changes 5/17/2020: UNRAVELING; DL Leaves CAK/MHT/PHF/SWF/CZM w/No Resumption Planned

People are done, they won't care about a second wave and will revolt if governments try to pull another lockdown. Second wave will be old and at risk people stay home, because the rest of the population no longer cares. The facts simply don't support your claim. I agree that a very vocal minority i...

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by Seat1F
Sun May 17, 2020 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/17/2020: UNRAVELING; DL Leaves CAK/MHT/PHF/SWF/CZM w/No Resumption Planned
Replies: 138
Views: 16193

Re: OAG Changes 5/17/2020: UNRAVELING; DL Leaves CAK/MHT/PHF/SWF/CZM w/No Resumption Planned

Interesting. I agree that FNT may not be coming back. LAN and AZO I can both see returning at some point. The problem with AZO/LAN is that to accommodate the business pax that use those flights, DL needs to have at least 3x daily RJ Service. Basically, those cities need a flight that is timed well ...

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by Seat1F
Thu Feb 13, 2020 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway
Replies: 1208
Views: 142576

Re: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway

* Not the least bit surprised with AS joining Oneworld. AS always seemed like an orphan needing a family. Now they will have one.
* Look for B6 to join an alliance now too. Could be Oneworld or Star. B6 is also an orphan in need of a larger family.
* I am surprised with the BLR announcement.

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by Seat1F
Mon Feb 03, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC MAD-YYZ: major damage to landing gear and engine on takeoff - circling MAD airspace
Replies: 140
Views: 30672

Re: AC MAD-YYZ: major damage to landing gear and engine on takeoff - circling MAD airspace

ASMVPGOLD wrote:
Why wouldn't they go out somewhere appropriate and dump fuel vs circling for a few hours to burn it off?

Some 763 aircraft don't have the capability to dump fuel. I don't know about this particular aircraft.

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by Seat1F
Thu Jan 30, 2020 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL launching new Uniforms amidst health concerns
Replies: 77
Views: 12303

Re: DL launching new Uniforms amidst health concerns

crjflyboy wrote:
Nothing was wrong with the old ones to begin with

I agree. Nothing was wrong with the prior uniforms. They certainly looked much better than the current purple uniforms.

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by Seat1F
Sun Jan 26, 2020 4:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL116 ATL - STR turning around?
Replies: 9
Views: 3103

Re: DL116 ATL - STR turning around?

Looks like it. Currently heading to JFK and flying at 12,000 feet.

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by Seat1F
Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 170803

Re: Flights to/from Wuhan (WUH) Suspended

Plenty of huge Chinese cities. Yeah, but my point they quarantined from a population standpoint the equivalent of NYC, Long Island, Westchester/Rockland/Putnam counties, and most of New Jersey. It’s an amazing amount of people to lockdown. Goes beyond Wuhan population, actually. I have a colleague ...

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by Seat1F
Sat Jan 18, 2020 6:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 3-6hr delays ORD
Replies: 43
Views: 7238

Re: 3-6hr delays ORD

Lots of diversions of ORD-bound flights into DTW Friday evening. At least three widebodies (LH from FRA, LH from MUC, UA from LHR). Looks like the UA flight did still make it out and land in ORD late on Friday. Seems the two LH flights (one A346 and one A350) will RON at DTW. Also lots of domestic d...

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by Seat1F
Wed Jan 15, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A DL 772, Flying LAX-PVG, Makes Emergency Landing And Dumps Fuel On School
Replies: 565
Views: 57960

Re: A DL 772, Flying LAX-PVG, Makes Emergency Landing And Dumps Fuel On School

Jesus Christ, people need to re-watch the intro to the 1993 movie "Short Cuts" to clued in on this. Also, WTF were the stupid teachers and/or police officers doing at this time? You got 60 kids outside and see a low lying aircraft on a approach = Get them to Safety. They had warning, as t...

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by Seat1F
Sat Jan 11, 2020 6:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 301754

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

Shame on those of you claiming it was all a fake and the overwhelming evidence was photoshopped and faked literally right up until the moment Iran admitted it. I have to agree with you on this. I was stunned at the number of posters who refused to see this for what it was: A civilian airliner shot ...

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by Seat1F
Sun Dec 22, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/22/2019:AS Cuts LAX-FLL/SLC,SFOMSY,OGGSMF,PAEPSP,PDXPHL,SANSLC;F9 Adds Many Routes;AA Cuts JFK Again;WN
Replies: 92
Views: 15940

Re: OAG Changes 12/22/2019:AS Cuts LAX-FLL/SLC,SFOMSY,OGGSMF,PAEPSP,PDXPHL,SANSLC;F9 Adds Many Routes;AA Cuts JFK Again;

It's hard to see long-term viability for an airline that has a single large hub plus 1-2 focus cities all on the west coast. In addition to trying to keep gate space in SEA, these moves must be a precursor for some future strategic move. I agree the most likely scenario would be a tie-up with B6. H...

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by Seat1F
Sun Dec 22, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/22/2019:AS Cuts LAX-FLL/SLC,SFOMSY,OGGSMF,PAEPSP,PDXPHL,SANSLC;F9 Adds Many Routes;AA Cuts JFK Again;WN
Replies: 92
Views: 15940

Re: OAG Changes 12/22/2019:AS Cuts LAX-FLL/SLC,SFOMSY,OGGSMF,PAEPSP,PDXPHL,SANSLC;F9 Adds Many Routes;AA Cuts JFK Again;

Having said that, AS is basically retreating from ambitions to be a national carrier and de facto building the case for a future merger with B6 which I am not a fan of, but seems more inevitable with each passing month. It's hard to see long-term viability for an airline that has a single large hub...

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by Seat1F
Sun Dec 15, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France A380 retirement/parking thread
Replies: 483
Views: 62786

Re: Air France retires first A380; flown to Malta

I don't understand why airlines retire the A380? It is the King of the Skies. A true money maker. If an A380 flies the route, you book the A380, not inferior smaller planes like B777 or A350. AF are really missing a trick here. I disagree. There seems to be only one airline in the world that loves ...

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by Seat1F
Sun Dec 15, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France A380 retirement/parking thread
Replies: 483
Views: 62786

Re: Air France retires first A380; flown to Malta

OB1504 wrote:
Has F-HPJB been un-retired? It operated AF 90/99 CDG-MIA-CDG today. All white, no titles.

I saw it pull up to the E gates at MIA yesterday. So strange that AF still has this aircraft in service given that it is now all white.

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by Seat1F
Mon Dec 09, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Would you rather fly 747 or 777
Replies: 39
Views: 2271

Re: Would you rather fly 747 or 777

747 for sure. Lovely aircraft that will only still be around for a few more years. I was on a BA 744 from LHR to ORD about 3 weeks ago. First 747 for me in a while. Loved it!!

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by Seat1F
Sat Dec 07, 2019 12:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Leadership Recognizes Widening Gap Between Itself, Delta - article
Replies: 232
Views: 39352

Re: AA Leadership Recognizes Widening Gap Between Itself, Delta - article

9w748capt wrote:
AWACSooner wrote:
Chemist wrote:
Crandall looks pretty good right now.

So does AArpey


I'd take Horton and Vahidi back in a heartbeat. Anyone other than these current clowns.

This!!

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by Seat1F
Wed Dec 04, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Street Rumor: Delta - JetBlue Merger
Replies: 39
Views: 7302

Re: Street Rumor: Delta - JetBlue Merger

No way. Now how. DL/B6 would not be allowed to merge. I don't see B6 being allowed to merge with AA, DL, or UA. The largest carrier I could possibly see getting approval for a B6 merger would be WN. As others have said, it seems that the most likely scenario would be a B6/AS hookup.

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by Seat1F
Mon Nov 25, 2019 1:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM counterattacks AA: LIM-MIA goes 21x weekly
Replies: 53
Views: 10999

Re: LATAM counterattacks AA: LIM-MIA goes 21x weekly

2.05 AM is quite out there for a departure. Good luck with the yields. It allows a full day of work in Miami, and you can get into Lima in the AM for a full day after a nights rest on the plane. Schedule looks good to me. These oddball departure times are popular to/from Latin America. There are ev...

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by Seat1F
Sun Nov 10, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 11/10/2019: AA Exits BWI-PHX;B6 Adds DCA-MVY;DY Drops JFK-MAD;G4 Exits FNL?;SY
Replies: 89
Views: 12585

Re: OAG Changes 11/10/2019: AA Exits BWI-PHX;B6 Adds DCA-MVY;DY Drops JFK-MAD;G4 Exits FNL?;SY

I have no idea what you're talking about. I'm saying UA has attempted the route multiple times in the last 30-35 years and it never works. Not sure what you fail to understand about that. Because you’re just plain wrong. It flew the route back in the 90s-early 2000s and it resumed the route two yea...

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by Seat1F
Sun Nov 10, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 11/10/2019: AA Exits BWI-PHX;B6 Adds DCA-MVY;DY Drops JFK-MAD;G4 Exits FNL?;SY
Replies: 89
Views: 12585

Re: OAG Changes 11/10/2019: AA Exits BWI-PHX;B6 Adds DCA-MVY;DY Drops JFK-MAD;G4 Exits FNL?;SY

What on earth are you talking about? UA ended the route around 2003/2004 and restarted around 2017 as a seasonal service that continues today. I have no idea what you're talking about. I'm saying UA has attempted the route multiple times in the last 30-35 years and it never works. Not sure what you...

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by Seat1F
Sun Nov 10, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 11/10/2019: AA Exits BWI-PHX;B6 Adds DCA-MVY;DY Drops JFK-MAD;G4 Exits FNL?;SY
Replies: 89
Views: 12585

Re: OAG Changes 11/10/2019: AA Exits BWI-PHX;B6 Adds DCA-MVY;DY Drops JFK-MAD;G4 Exits FNL?;SY

Crazy to see UA exit MIASFO. Does that leave only AA and B6 connecting SF to South Florida nonstop? UA has tried to make MIA-SFO work for decades. They have attempted the route multiple times over the last 30 years but it never sticks. Back when UA had its mini-hub in MIA with all the flights to/fr...

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by Seat1F
Sun May 19, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW/DAL - Nasty Weather-Holding Patterns-Diversions & Cancellations
Replies: 30
Views: 5444

Re: DFW/DAL - Nasty Weather-Holding Patterns-DIversions & Cancellations

It appears May 18's QF7 is in the air right now and traveling IAH to DFW. At the time of this post, it appears it had a go around as well. https://flightaware.com/live/flight/QFA7/history/20190518/2040Z/KIAH/KDFW That's interesting. I wonder what cockpit crew flew the aircraft from IAH to DFW? Anyw...

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by Seat1F
Sun May 19, 2019 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW/DAL - Nasty Weather-Holding Patterns-Diversions & Cancellations
Replies: 30
Views: 5444

Re: DFW/DAL - Nasty Weather-Holding Patterns-DIversions & Cancellations

The crew does not fly back to SYD immediately, they have a 30+hour turn. The aircraft is still in IAH as far as I can tell. Who's gonna fly the plane from IAH to DFW? Surely, the crew that flew the plane from SYD to IAH has timed-out by now. Seems that they will have to wait to fly the aircraft to ...

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by Seat1F
Sun May 19, 2019 1:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW/DAL - Nasty Weather-Holding Patterns-Diversions & Cancellations
Replies: 30
Views: 5444

Re: DFW/DAL - Nasty Weather-Holding Patterns-DIversions & Cancellations

I bet the crew will "time-out" and the aircraft will have to remain in IAH overnight. Either way, it's going to be rough going for the passengers as well as the AA staff at IAH. According to Flight Aware, today's scheduled 2235 QF8 DFW-SYD departure is listed as a 1530 departure tomorrow ...

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by Seat1F
Sat May 18, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW/DAL - Nasty Weather-Holding Patterns-Diversions & Cancellations
Replies: 30
Views: 5444

Re: DFW/DAL - Nasty Weather-Holding Patterns-DIversions & Cancellations

Looks like QF7 is going to IAH - could be an awfully long diversion, as unlike when they were in PHX, they'll have to fly back through the weather I bet the crew will "time-out" and the aircraft will have to remain in IAH overnight. Either way, it's going to be rough going for the passeng...

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