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by DLASFlyer
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Maui OGG closed due ongoing brush fires
Replies: 11
Views: 2387

Re: Maui OGG closed due ongoing brush fires

As usual, Delta fared better than others getting its flights out last night. All four delayed a few hours while United canceled four and delayed a fifth 12.5 hours.

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by DLASFlyer
Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:15 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How come DL185 (ATL-PVG) is not a polar route today but DL583 (DTW-PVG) is!?
Replies: 50
Views: 6916

Re: How come DL185 (ATL-PVG) is not a polar route today but DL583 (DTW-PVG) is!?

Atlanta is much hotter than Detroit. The aircraft could experience sudden temperature changes going from the very warm southern US (ATL) into a freezing polar environment. These sudden temp fluctuations could possibly compromise aircraft structure. I'm sorry but this is right up there with reading ...

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by DLASFlyer
Fri Jul 05, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic flight cabin fire
Replies: 69
Views: 14388

Re: Virgin Atlantic flight cabin fire

Delta safety video now says: “If you lose an electronic device between your seat, do not adjust your seat and ask a crew member for assistance.”

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by DLASFlyer
Tue Jul 02, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DCA to close for July 4th Celebration
Replies: 116
Views: 13431

DCA to close for July 4th Celebration

"The Federal Aviation Administration announced Tuesday that operations at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport would be suspended between 6:15 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. ET Thursday to allow a ceremonial flyover of military aircraft during President Donald Trump's Independence Day event." htt...

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by DLASFlyer
Thu May 16, 2019 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue switches from Coke to Pepsi
Replies: 193
Views: 19327

Re: JetBlue switches from Coke to Pepsi

No fan of Pepsi but the Bubly Lime sparking water (LaCroix knockoff) is a nice addition.

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by DLASFlyer
Fri Apr 26, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019
Replies: 565
Views: 78784

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019

https://www.flightradar24.com/ELX843


So bizarre the new livery still uses the old Amazon Prime logo. If you go to Amazon.com, the prime logo is a completely different font and weight and has been for over a year.
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KCVGSpotter wrote:
Amazon's next 737-800 (N843DM) is headed stateside. 843 will become N5113A.

https://www.flightradar24.com/ELX843


So bizarre the new livery still uses the old Amazon Prime logo. If you go to Amazon.com, the prime logo is a completely different font and weight and has been for over a year.

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by DLASFlyer
Fri Mar 29, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SkyWest to End JAC Ground Handling
Replies: 4
Views: 2126

Re: SkyWest to End JAC Ground Handling

FormerBHMRamper wrote:
They are ending ground ops at all of their stations, not just JAC....


That would be big news. They are currently hiring ground agents at the following airports:

BFF
CDC
CPR
CYS
FCA
JAC
HYS
IDA
LBF
LBL
PBG
PRC
PSC
SHD
SWF
UIN

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by DLASFlyer
Fri Mar 29, 2019 12:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SkyWest to End JAC Ground Handling
Replies: 4
Views: 2126

SkyWest to End JAC Ground Handling

SkyWest, the longtime ground handling contractor for Delta and United at the Jackson Hole Airport, will end both contracts September 4th. The two airlines account for more than two thirds of all traffic at JAC and it will be interesting to see who bids. The other current ground handler is Envoy for ...

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by DLASFlyer
Sat Mar 16, 2019 10:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737 MAX Production storage during grounding.
Replies: 37
Views: 5977

Re: Where will Boeing park undelivered MAXs?

I thought I saw an undelivered Comair MAX in Spokane the other day. Do some of them go there for outfitting? If so, there is plenty of space to park some there.

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by DLASFlyer
Sun Feb 24, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas
Replies: 1727
Views: 385745

Re: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas

https://abc13.com/live/23374/
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Brandon757 wrote:
Does anyone know if the NTSB briefing is streaming anywhere? I can't seem to find it.


Live stream:
https://abc13.com/live/23374/

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by DLASFlyer
Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 757s to hot and high airports - future?
Replies: 38
Views: 6418

Re: Delta 757s to hot and high airports - future?

They have replaced most of the 757 flying at JAC with A319s. I hope to see the A220 in JAC sometime if it is capable enough.

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by DLASFlyer
Sun Dec 02, 2018 3:12 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Announcing Connecting Flight on Arrival
Replies: 33
Views: 3542

Re: Announcing Connecting Flight on Arrival

The modern version is Delta FAs coming through with their tablets showing individual passengers their connections.

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by DLASFlyer
Wed Oct 31, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3188
Views: 594270

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangal Pinang

Buyantukhaa wrote:
And Helios scenario too (where they lost consciousness) with 121 fatalities.


At 5,000 feet? I'm writing this post from a higher point than that.

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by DLASFlyer
Mon Oct 29, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3188
Views: 594270

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangal Pinang

How much scheduled maintenance work would have been performed by Lion Air in the first three months? Obviously bad maintenance or pilot error come to mind in this part of the world but some sort of Boeing or CFM issue crosses my mind.

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by DLASFlyer
Mon Oct 29, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3188
Views: 594270

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangal Pinang

If the final vertical speed was in fact -30,000 ft/min, will the recorders even be salvageable?

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by DLASFlyer
Fri Aug 24, 2018 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon
Replies: 631
Views: 66760

Re: Alaska Airlines to announce new markets soon

SEA-JAC is still the only domestic SEA market Delta flies that AS does not.

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by DLASFlyer
Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Q2 2018 earnings thread
Replies: 46
Views: 6493

Re: Delta Airlines Q2 earnings thread

MODS: Please change thread title (should be Delta, or Delta Air Lines, but not Delta Airlines). Also, this thread will not be used for all Q2 earnings discussions, only Q2, 2018. Propose alternate title instead: DELTA Q2, 2018 earnings thread. Official DELTA news release: https://news.delta.com/del...

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by DLASFlyer
Sun Jun 17, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL S18 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type
Replies: 120
Views: 18262

Re: DL S18 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type

Sad to see the mighty 757 almost extinct in SLC.

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by DLASFlyer
Sat May 26, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New entry prep home for AS A321neo's
Replies: 6
Views: 1450

Re: New entry prep home for AS A321neo's

Speaking of Alaska new deliveries, why do the latest 739s still sport Proudly All Boeing on the front? For awhile it was understandable but now is clearly a lie. The newest was delivered on May 11th.

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by DLASFlyer
Fri Feb 09, 2018 1:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Smallest "city" with the most or largest # of jet flights?
Replies: 45
Views: 5447

Re: Smallest "city" with the most or largest # of jet flights?

Jackson, Wyoming, population 10,529, flight schedule for tomorrow:

DL SEA E75
UA SFO E75
DL LAX CR7
UA LAX E75
DL SLC A319
DL SLC A319
UA DEN A319
UA DEN A320
UA DEN CR7
DL MSP A319
UA ORD 73G
UA ORD CR7
UA IAH 73G
AA DFW 319
AA DFW 319
DL ATL 752
DL ATL 752
DL JFK 752
UA EWR 73G

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by DLASFlyer
Sun Dec 24, 2017 4:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Horizon Air to resume Embraer 175 deliveries in March 2018 as pilot shortage lessens
Replies: 47
Views: 5824

Re: Horizon Air to resume Embraer 175 deliveries in March 2018 as pilot shortage lessens

Does anyone know if the E175 is capable of flying out of JAC? Seems like a hole in the AS/QX network, historically probably due to equipment decisions. AA/DL/UA/F9 all primarily fly the CR7 and A319 into Jackson Hole. With the E175 and A319 coming on line, AAG could possibly enter this lucrative ma...

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by DLASFlyer
Sat Dec 23, 2017 10:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Horizon Air to resume Embraer 175 deliveries in March 2018 as pilot shortage lessens
Replies: 47
Views: 5824

Re: Horizon Air to resume Embraer 175 deliveries in March 2018 as pilot shortage lessens

Does anyone know if the E175 is capable of flying out of JAC? Seems like a hole in the AS/QX network, historically probably due to equipment decisions. AA/DL/UA/F9 all primarily fly the CR7 and A319 into Jackson Hole. With the E175 and A319 coming on line, AAG could possibly enter this lucrative ma...

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by DLASFlyer
Thu Dec 21, 2017 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Horizon Air to resume Embraer 175 deliveries in March 2018 as pilot shortage lessens
Replies: 47
Views: 5824

Re: Horizon Air to resume Embraer 175 deliveries in March 2018 as pilot shortage lessens

Does anyone know if the E175 is capable of flying out of JAC? Seems like a hole in the AS/QX network, historically probably due to equipment decisions. AA/DL/UA/F9 all primarily fly the CR7 and A319 into Jackson Hole. With the E175 and A319 coming on line, AAG could possibly enter this lucrative mar...

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by DLASFlyer
Thu Dec 21, 2017 3:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Southwest Airlines ever expand into Alaska, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, or Wyoming?
Replies: 77
Views: 16746

Re: Will Southwest Airlines ever expand into Alaska, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, or Wyoming?

ridgid727 wrote:

I would imagine they could pull some pretty could loads at JAC in Wyoming.


As noted above, Frontier is coming back next summer meaning AA, DL, F9, UA will all be mainline.

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by DLASFlyer
Sat Dec 16, 2017 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines unveils A321neo "Most West Coast" livery
Replies: 169
Views: 31948

Re: Alaska Airlines unveils A321neo "Most West Coast" livery

The engines use the same colors but a different pattern from the standard Alaska livery. So strange.

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by DLASFlyer
Sat Dec 09, 2017 11:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar A321 destroyed by fire at DOH
Replies: 99
Views: 36482

Re: Qatar A321 destroyed by fire at DOH

Don't need to be an expert to know that's a write off.

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by DLASFlyer
Sat Dec 09, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Doesn't Alaska Fly to Montrose/Telluride (MTJ)
Replies: 12
Views: 2338

Re: Why Doesn't Alaska Fly to Montrose/Telluride (MTJ)

I find it strange that AS flies to Steamboat but not Telluride, Vail or Jackson Hole. Delta flies SEA-JAC, albeit once weekly.

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by DLASFlyer
Wed Oct 04, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Goes year-round in JAC
Replies: 4
Views: 1146

Re: AA Goes year-round in JAC

Somewhat surprised they aren't keeping the 319 on the route. I flew in there several times on 757s, in bother summer and winter and flights were full. They are keeping the A319 and 757s for winter and summer, just adding the CRJ at times when there used to be no service. With the wind down of the 7...

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by DLASFlyer
Wed Oct 04, 2017 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Goes year-round in JAC
Replies: 4
Views: 1146

AA Goes year-round in JAC

American Airlines will offer year-round service to Jackson Hole, Wyoming beginning next spring using CRJ-700 aircraft with a mid-day turn from DFW. The past few years, AA has only flown in the winter and summer months from DFW, LAX and ORD with a mix of mainline and regional equipment. AA recently s...

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by DLASFlyer
Wed Sep 20, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Announcing Multiple New Routes
Replies: 161
Views: 18853

Re: Frontier Announcing Multiple New Routes

Frontier is returning to JAC June 7th, 2018. Locals are ecstatic after a few years with only the big three carriers. 3x weekly seasonal DEN-JAC on an A319. AS should really get in on the action at some point too, once they figure out their pilot woes. DL flies here from their biggest hub!

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by DLASFlyer
Mon Sep 04, 2017 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Growing
Replies: 1995
Views: 320962

Re: Amazon Fleet Growing

Anyone notice the Prime logo has changed on Amazon.com? I assume Prime Air logo/livery will change too at some point.

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by DLASFlyer
Thu Jul 27, 2017 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS 30 more markets by 2018
Replies: 109
Views: 9724

Re: AS 30 more markets by 2018

With the right aircraft coming (the A319) JAC would be a logical add. DL already flies to Jackson Hole from SEA and LAX, UA from SFO and AA from LAX. Wyoming is the only western state without AS service.

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by DLASFlyer
Wed Jul 19, 2017 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Expansion at CLT
Replies: 55
Views: 12640

Re: AA Expansion at CLT

JAC.

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by DLASFlyer
Sat Jul 08, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA adds seasonal CLT-MTJ
Replies: 3
Views: 1431

Re: AA adds seasonal CLT-MTJ

CLT-JAC would be another logical add. AA already flies from DFW and LAX, recently added seasonal PHX and resumed ORD. At times Delta flies two 757s a day from ATL. JAC also recently became an Eagle station.

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by DLASFlyer
Thu Dec 15, 2016 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible Horizon growth?
Replies: 57
Views: 5462

Re: Possible Horizon growth?

JAC would be a logical add from SEA, SFO, and/or LAX. Skywest flies CR7s on all three for AA/DL/UA.

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by DLASFlyer
Sun Nov 13, 2016 3:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Adds PHX-JAC
Replies: 7
Views: 1546

Re: AA Adds PHX-JAC

This was is the OAG thread a few weeks ago. Should be interesting. I would give it time. When Horizon Air starts taking on their 30 Embraer E-175's through 2017 and beyond, I could see AS in the SEA/PDX or even LAX/SAN to Jackson Hole. But I don't think it will start out as a 737. There are no E175...

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by DLASFlyer
Sun Nov 13, 2016 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Adds PHX-JAC
Replies: 7
Views: 1546

AA Adds PHX-JAC

American Airlines will add new summer seasonal service from Phoenix to Jackson Hole on June 2, 2017. PHX becomes JAC's 13 nonstop destination and the 4th for American Airlines after DFW, ORD (winter only) and LAX. Most flights into Jackson are mainline, including the new flight from Phoenix on an A3...

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by DLASFlyer
Tue Aug 23, 2016 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Growing
Replies: 1995
Views: 320962

Re: Amazon Fleet Growing

So the next new flight started today, connecting two existing nodes, SCK and ABE. ABX3114 is running SCK-ABE this morning. Interesting to see if it just turns back to SCK, or goes somewhere new, like CLT or RFD, two rumoured upcoming nodes. Edit: It went on to CLT, a new station, as ABX3113, and ba...

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