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by TEY1330
Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines MD-80 Retirement Discussion Thread
Replies: 648
Views: 119588

Re: American Airlines MD-80 Retirement Discussion Thread

NWAJT8D wrote:
lightsaber wrote:
American retired N9618A on Wednesday and N9629H on Thursday.


Oh geez! I was on N9629H Friday morning August 16 DFW-MSY. Jetway was blocking any possibility of good exterior photo but I have video of takeoff and landing. It was a bit rough on the interior. But will miss their comfortable cabin.

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by TEY1330
Wed Jul 31, 2019 3:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American extending life of some 757s, A320s, and 737s
Replies: 70
Views: 16733

Re: American extending life of some 757s, A320s, and 737s

So will those former US 757s stay on the PHX-Hawaii routes a while longer? Wasn’t looking forward to new tight non AVOD A321neos to the islands.

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by TEY1330
Sun May 19, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: American Airlines To Bring Back Seatback IFEs On Domestic Aircraft
Replies: 180
Views: 22684

Re: Rumor: American Airlines To Bring Back Seatback IFEs On Domestic Aircraft

Can someone say definitively if the B/E Aerospace Meridian Economy Seat’s modular upper back shells can be changed out to accommodate IFE screens (Delta style wireless tablets)?

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by TEY1330
Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2018
Replies: 764
Views: 131467

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2018

AVOD equipped aircraft already have streaming. But I can’t imagine it gets much use since AVOD has more content.

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by TEY1330
Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian going to BOS
Replies: 138
Views: 19599

Re: Hawaiian going to BOS

Ziyulu wrote:
They better serve complimentary meals on such a long flight. If AA or UA does it, it will be Buy on Board.

HA will serve at least hot sandwiches. AA serves complimentary wraps on DFW flights. Probably ORD, too.

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by TEY1330
Mon Aug 20, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Equips 600th Aircraft With Seatback Entertainment
Replies: 73
Views: 7167

Re: More Screens, More Choices: Delta Equips 600th Aircraft With Seatback Entertainment

Bravo Delta. American will no longer be my first choice for domestic.

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by TEY1330
Tue Jul 31, 2018 5:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2018
Replies: 764
Views: 131467

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2018

[quote="AA321T"]The second 737-800 has entered Tech Ops Tulsa for the Oasis modification. It’s N980AN (tail 3DN) she’s scheduled to re-enter revenue service on 8 Delay this program in light of higher fuel costs. Then just forget about it in the interest of customer comfort and market posit...

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by TEY1330
Mon Jul 09, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA F-100 Fleet
Replies: 39
Views: 5644

Re: AA F-100 Fleet

For only having 75 I seemed to be on them a lot. They did seem tight before MRTC! Wish I had been able to try the American Airlines Executive Flagship F100 service from DAL.

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by TEY1330
Tue Jul 03, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Improved EAS connectivity
Replies: 9
Views: 1196

Re: Improved EAS connectivity

I hope Southern Airways establishes interline with AA at DFW. But they have got to replace those caravans with something pressurized. Weather is too unpredictable in that part of the country.

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by TEY1330
Sat Jun 02, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW 2018 Developments
Replies: 309
Views: 37499

Re: DFW 2018 Developments

itchief wrote:
The cost charged for riding DART will never pay for this light rail line.


And the federal government, the state of Texas, and local governments all transfer significant non-user generated taxpayer funds into roads that go to the airport, too.

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by TEY1330
Sat Jun 02, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2018
Replies: 764
Views: 131467

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2018

What would they be leaving as-is? Changing standard main cabin seats to 30” pitch is effectively what they’re doing, along with some needed interior improvements. They’re not going to change their minds on the 737 configuration. At least they scrapped the 29” pitch idea. Not replace the lavs. Not b...

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by TEY1330
Thu May 31, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS, WN win JD Power awards
Replies: 74
Views: 4428

Re: AS, WN win JD Power awards

I’m pretty surprised about wn. I find them so underwhelming , dirty crammed aircraft, horrible schedules from where I live in the northeast and no power options and a very meager in flight WiFi. Just peanuts and canned water. B6 had it for 11 years in a row and I know they have a great product espe...

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by TEY1330
Sat May 26, 2018 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2018
Replies: 764
Views: 131467

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2018

Where is AA operating the MAX to/from right now? I saw they were going to be on DFW-ANC. MIA-LGA/UIO/POS/BOS/MCO/POP MIA-DCA recently had a one-off MAX flight as well. The late MIA-DEN is one of the next routes to go to the MAX. They’re also running the 738K (the Oasis bird) on MIA-LAS exclusively ...

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by TEY1330
Fri May 25, 2018 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2018
Replies: 764
Views: 131467

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2018

Operations: Our interiors are not as consistent as any of us would like. There’s a project under way right now to fix that. We will be retrofitting our Boeing 737-800s to make their interiors the same as the new B737 MAX, including newer seats, larger overhead bins and power at every seat. This is s...

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by TEY1330
Fri May 18, 2018 5:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines makes big adjustments in onboard food and beverage
Replies: 142
Views: 25181

Re: United Airlines makes big adjustments in onboard food and beverage

https://www.delta.com/content/www/en_US ... -plus.html

Don’t think so.
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admanager wrote:
DL has now dropped the snack basket for Comfort + (banana, candy bars, chips etc), price of fuel being felt or aligning with UA?


https://www.delta.com/content/www/en_US ... -plus.html

Don’t think so.

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by TEY1330
Fri May 18, 2018 3:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines makes big adjustments in onboard food and beverage
Replies: 142
Views: 25181

Re: United Airlines makes big adjustments in onboard food and beverage

Sounds like they decided they didn’t want to cede paid F revenue to AA and DL, in many cases.

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by TEY1330
Thu May 10, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines makes big adjustments in onboard food and beverage
Replies: 142
Views: 25181

Re: United Airlines makes big adjustments in onboard food and beverage

Information is our friend. One thing I think everyone can agree is because of forums like these, blogs, and main stream sources the traveler today has access to knowledge about what their buying dollar will get from each carrier on a given route and in each cabin class. Service and product cutbacks ...

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by TEY1330
Wed May 09, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines makes big adjustments in onboard food and beverage
Replies: 142
Views: 25181

Re: United Airlines makes big adjustments in onboard food and beverage

The apologists are out in force. UA, in this case, loves your non-discerning and likely low yield business.

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by TEY1330
Tue May 08, 2018 11:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines makes big adjustments in onboard food and beverage
Replies: 142
Views: 25181

Re: United Airlines makes big adjustments in onboard food and beverage

MIflyer12 wrote:
SonomaFlyer wrote:
I didn't realize EWR-HNL had no meal service. Its a long as a TATL flight from the West Coast for pity's sake.


Yes, it is. But do you think many people fly EWR-ATL-HNL to get a free lunch in coach from Delta?


A few are. And many are flying Hawaiian from JFK.

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by TEY1330
Wed May 02, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: News on JetBlue cabin restyling
Replies: 33
Views: 5076

Re: News on JetBlue cabin restyling

Great news. So many apologists for their preferred carriers tell us we have to accept declining personal space, degraded IFE options, and other cut backs. (See AA management’s OASIS project to densify seating and remove entertainment options on the 737-800/A321)

Now expand that network JetBlue.

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by TEY1330
Sat Feb 10, 2018 9:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is the route map dead?
Replies: 37
Views: 6293

Re: Is the route map dead?

I remember in the early 1980s Continental ticket counters had these elaborate display maps with the routes floating on the wall. Maybe made of tim or some other metal.

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by TEY1330
Tue Jan 23, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines A321-271N OAK-OGG Jan 20, 2018
Replies: 32
Views: 13736

Re: Hawaiian Airlines A321-271N OAK-OGG Jan 20, 2018

Do you recall whether they played boarding music on the A321?

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by TEY1330
Thu Nov 09, 2017 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austin Texas Thread - 2017
Replies: 152
Views: 13488

Re: Austin Texas Thread 2017

Anyone hear anything more about HA in AUS? I think a list of US cities unserved by Hawaiian and their potential market size came up during an investor presentation a year or two ago. Austin was on the list.

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by TEY1330
Mon Jul 17, 2017 11:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN to Hawaii?
Replies: 114
Views: 12646

Re: WN to Hawaii?

Last Wednesday I was on a flight from SAN to SMF. At the gate was the thank you wagon with WN agents handing out snacks and gifts. As we were entering the plane Hawaiian music was playing. The WN agent said that last year when the CEO was asked about Hawaii the answer was not so sure ; this year wh...

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by TEY1330
Sun Jun 25, 2017 5:45 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AA's old livery
Replies: 19
Views: 3013

Re: AA's old livery

The new look has grown on me though I do wish they had retained the 1968 eagle in it somehow. I bet in future decades it will return. There are/were a few gate podiums around DFW that haven't been or weren't yet rebranded with the new look (Maybe in D?). Gosh it still looked handsome, though. As for...

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