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by UpNAWAy
Thu Aug 22, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 717
Views: 120856

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2019

danipawa wrote:
MD Douglas MD83 53565 2201 N9618A American Airlines ferried 21aug19 DFW-ROW, for part-out &scrap


N9629H MD83 Flew to ROW today AA# 9652......it is starting.

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by UpNAWAy
Thu Aug 22, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 717
Views: 120856

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2019

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/AA9675



A Scheduled NLG change due to life limits.....
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Runway28L wrote:
A21N N404AN scheduled to ferry PHX-PIT tonight. MX entry?

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/AA9675



A Scheduled NLG change due to life limits.....

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by UpNAWAy
Wed Aug 21, 2019 12:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019
Replies: 539
Views: 68341

Re: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019

The local news uses North Texas, something being from Houston I had never even heard. Btw Arlington is bigger than cities like Cleveland, Tampa, Pittsburgh and Cincinnati amd Fort Worth is the 12th largest city in America. The growth here is just phenomenal and there is surprisingly plenty of room f...

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by UpNAWAy
Mon Aug 19, 2019 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGB files criminal charges against Mesa Airlines for noise violations
Replies: 167
Views: 13959

Re: LGB files criminal charges against Mesa Airlines for noise violations

Why is LGB so concerned about residents? It's not like they are property owners. Almost everyone in Long Beach rents, the median income is one of the lowest in California. Why not try being business friendly first and then attract actual home buyers and build the community? Btw, doesn't LGB have som...

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by UpNAWAy
Mon Aug 19, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGB files criminal charges against Mesa Airlines for noise violations
Replies: 167
Views: 13959

Re: LGB files criminal charges against Mesa Airlines

Airlines should strictly follow the laws and for any late flights be sure to let the Passengers know they are diverting to BUR and busing them in because the city will not let them land 10 minutes past curfew.

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by UpNAWAy
Mon Aug 19, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: American Airlines to Modify Project Oasis Planes.
Replies: 258
Views: 50127

Re: Rumor: American Airlines to Modify Project Oasis Planes.

And the hard hitter: https://twitter.com/xJonNYC/status/1163086193216692230 Even United changed their minds and will be adding in-seat IFE. AA’s product will noticeably lag behind that of their two biggest competitors once all the refits are done. Haha you think Dougie cares? It'll be a point of pr...

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by UpNAWAy
Mon Aug 19, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta pilots file objection to expanded JVs
Replies: 133
Views: 13929

Re: Delta pilots file objection to expanded JVs

I don't know a lot of the JV details or how different they maybe in each case but in AA's case the JVs have absolutely and unequivocally resulted in more AA long haul flying not less.

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by UpNAWAy
Fri Aug 16, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Carrying Dale Earnhardt Jr Runs Off Runway, Catches on Fire at Elizabethton, TN
Replies: 38
Views: 7915

Re: Jet Carrying Dale Earnhardt Jr Runs Off Runway, Catches on Fire at Elizabethton, TN

Weird thing about the racing and aviation connection (Crash) it also applied to airlines Lauda and Kallita.

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by UpNAWAy
Fri Aug 16, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA's advertising causes controversy in Poland
Replies: 68
Views: 9925

Re: AA's advertising causes controversy in Poland

OP, how did you even find this story???

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by UpNAWAy
Wed Aug 14, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Increases International Presence, Makes First Entrance Into Africa
Replies: 508
Views: 94595

Re: Updated: American Airlines Increases International Presence, Makes First Entrance Into Africa

Thanks x1234,
Sounds like a new Wide-body Order is going to be needed soon.

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by UpNAWAy
Wed Aug 14, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA gets permanent injunction against mechanics union
Replies: 85
Views: 9370

Re: AA gets permanent injunction against mechanics union

This management team got extremely quick contracts done with almost every work group. Its the union (The Association) in this case that has caused about 90% of the delays not the company. Why does the union put up with what is obviously a systematic management problem?

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by UpNAWAy
Tue Aug 13, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA gets permanent injunction against mechanics union
Replies: 85
Views: 9370

Re: AA gets permanent injunction against mechanics union

Samuelson stated in DFW at a rally for UNITE , he will not agree nor sign a concessionary contract. A contract that pays everyone more is not Concessionary! A contract that cost the company a lot more is not Concessionary. Why must unions lie? There is more to a contract than pay. AA wants to outso...

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by UpNAWAy
Tue Aug 13, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA gets permanent injunction against mechanics union
Replies: 85
Views: 9370

Re: AA gets permanent injunction against mechanics union

GVP wrote:
Samuelson stated in DFW at a rally for UNITE , he will not agree nor sign a concessionary contract.



A contract that pays everyone more is not Concessionary! A contract that cost the company a lot more is not Concessionary.

Why must unions lie?

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by UpNAWAy
Mon Aug 12, 2019 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Schedules 787 & 772 On DFW-PHX-DFW
Replies: 50
Views: 6552

Re: American Airlines Schedules 787 & 772 On DFW-PHX-DFW

I believe there where on time issues with the A330 CLT-PHX-HI so the flights will just originate in PHX.

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by UpNAWAy
Thu Aug 08, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Increases International Presence, Makes First Entrance Into Africa
Replies: 508
Views: 94595

Re: Rumor: American to make huge announcement

A bit disappointed to see the announcement being this narrow as I expected to see several new routes. However, I'm glad they'll fly to Casablanca. “Of all the airports, in all the towns, in all the world, they fly into this one” Vasu said the plan is to make this AA African gateway with RAM coming ...

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by UpNAWAy
Thu Aug 08, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Increases International Presence, Makes First Entrance Into Africa
Replies: 508
Views: 94595

Re: Rumor: American to make huge announcement

BLQ is being dropped but TXL and DBV are expanding KEF is moving to PHL from DFW BUD, PRG get ORD service. ATH keeps it ORD adds KRK PHL adds CMN ...and the oddball... DFW to TLV? Isn't that ignoring the largest Jewish/Israeli communities in North America in NY, Miami, Toronto? I guess it's not abo...

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by UpNAWAy
Tue Aug 06, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Piedmont..............gone 30 years
Replies: 78
Views: 8477

Re: Piedmont..............gone 30 years

I flew CLT to HOU in the summer of 1972 or 73 by myself (I was 12 or 13). I do recall in CLT you walked out to the aircraft and up the air-stairs. It was my first aircraft flight, would that have been a 727?

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by UpNAWAy
Fri Aug 02, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United going after hidden-city travellers
Replies: 372
Views: 33300

Re: United going after hidden-city travellers

Amazing how many A.netter still don't understand a Market is point A to B only and that is a Unique market. Each one is a Unique and is priced according by passenger demand. If you don't notice this is an extremely price sensitive business. All produced at the store is not priced the same Avocados c...

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by UpNAWAy
Fri Aug 02, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American extending life of some 757s, A320s, and 737s
Replies: 70
Views: 16381

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

But they will be modified with the superior oasis product eventually. The whole point of Oasis is to increase seat density, seeing as it isn't changing, the 320s aren't planning to be Oasifyed. As far as I know, there are currently no plans to add power to the LUS 320s (despite bridge saying otherw...

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by UpNAWAy
Fri Aug 02, 2019 3:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A220 sales tour and sales campaigns, 2019
Replies: 77
Views: 9333

Re: A220 sales tour and sales campaigns, 2019

Southwest is rumored to be discussing the A220.

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by UpNAWAy
Mon Jul 29, 2019 3:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NYC sues American Airlines over employee sick leave
Replies: 157
Views: 13783

Re: NYC sues American Airlines over employee sick leave

Bryan was an avoid Communist. Much like most Democrats and Organized Labor leaders of today. They are actually the working man's enemy.

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by UpNAWAy
Thu Jul 25, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AAL posts solid Q2 results despite 737 Max grounding
Replies: 66
Views: 6939

Re: AAL posts solid Q2 results despite 737 Max grounding

Interesting Tidbit is that Parker and Isom claim that the regional operation is doing better from an operational standpoint than Mainline. In ways that is good, and in other ways its very concerning. Everything else has already been said. Wall Street obviously not impressed, but it looked like the ...

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by UpNAWAy
Thu Jul 25, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA pulling out of VVI
Replies: 48
Views: 8025

Re: AA pulling out of VVI

On this mornings 2nd QTR call they just said Latin flying is improving and will be the best performing International for the 3rd & 4th quarter.

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by UpNAWAy
Thu Jul 25, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA pulling out of VVI
Replies: 48
Views: 8025

Re: AA pulling out of VVI

Double Post

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by UpNAWAy
Thu Jul 25, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AAL posts solid Q2 results despite 737 Max grounding
Replies: 66
Views: 6939

Re: AAL posts solid Q2 results despite 737 Max grounding

Some of the Investors call highlights: The big surprise in the numbers was on the Revenue side, better than expected. Corp Rev & Bookings up, Cargo down 15%. Pacific revenue positive, Japan, HKG strong, China weak, Latin American rebounded and will be the best performer Internationally for the 3...

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by UpNAWAy
Thu Jul 25, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AAL posts solid Q2 results despite 737 Max grounding
Replies: 66
Views: 6939

Re: AAL posts solid Q2 results despite 737 Max grounding

Rdh3e wrote:
CASM-ex up nearly 5%, wow. Even with MAX issues that is astounding.


They said it is MAX and "operational difficulties", so the 20+ additional aircraft out of service everyday and the 100+ related cancellations, probably covers most all of that.

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by UpNAWAy
Wed Jul 24, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines flight attendant bitten by emotional support dog
Replies: 88
Views: 10813

Re: American Airlines flight attendant bitten by emotional support dog

The solution seems obvious, if you cannot fly without an emotional support animal than you are not emotionally stable enough to fly.
Period end of story!!!!!!! I know it seems uncaring but its just common sense.

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by UpNAWAy
Tue Jul 23, 2019 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA lawsuit against TWU/IAM (redux)
Replies: 419
Views: 27197

Re: AA lawsuit against TWU/IAM (redux)

I think you guys are missing one huge aspect on the insurance. We have over 100k employees. The company isn't going to have 10k on the Association Plan and everyone else on the more costly plan. That ultimately is not sustainable.

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by UpNAWAy
Tue Jul 23, 2019 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next wave of TATL per Boyd Group
Replies: 160
Views: 18404

Re: Next wave of TATL per Boyd Group

So many on a.net loved the aviation glory days...Like when all TATL was only from NYC.
;)

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by UpNAWAy
Sat Jul 20, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man climbs on to wing of plane as it is about to take off
Replies: 31
Views: 6974

Re: Man climbs on to wing of plane as it is about to take off

Wing walkers was a thing back in the barn storming days.

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by UpNAWAy
Fri Jul 19, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA lawsuit against TWU/IAM (redux)
Replies: 419
Views: 27197

Re: AA lawsuit against TWU/IAM (redux)

Doug Parker stated yesterday they were ready to attend and was surprised it was cancelled. He also said he assumed at the moment the union canceled it but later thought it was likely the mediator. The union has lied a lot in this process. This wouldn't be the first time. Just facts not emotion. He ...

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by UpNAWAy
Fri Jul 19, 2019 2:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA lawsuit against TWU/IAM (redux)
Replies: 419
Views: 27197

Re: AA lawsuit against TWU/IAM (redux)

Doug Parker stated yesterday they were ready to attend and was surprised it was cancelled. He also said he assumed at the moment the union canceled it but later thought it was likely the mediator.

The union has lied a lot in this process. This wouldn't be the first time. Just facts not emotion.

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by UpNAWAy
Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA lawsuit against TWU/IAM (redux)
Replies: 419
Views: 27197

Re: AA lawsuit against TWU/IAM (redux)

Well the Company is turning its back on their employees. The NMB scheduled three days of talks this week, then abruptly canceled them, the Association made all necessary things to be their and the company told the NMB no, so the NMB canceled, well we all know the NMB can order AA to be there, so mu...

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by UpNAWAy
Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA lawsuit against TWU/IAM (redux)
Replies: 419
Views: 27197

Re: AA lawsuit against TWU/IAM (redux)

The idea that any contract that doesn't give each group on each line item something better than previous is concessionary is a bunch of BS and a big part of the unions problem selling expectations of every line item being industry leading or the contract is concessionary. Hint if overall you get mor...

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by UpNAWAy
Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta’s Hubs
Replies: 30
Views: 4994

Re: Delta’s Hubs

Cost and Connections that's what the US Airline business is all about big cities usually are not good for either.

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by UpNAWAy
Mon Jul 15, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR
Replies: 94
Views: 15315

Re: OAG Changes 7/14/2019:AA Extends JFK Cuts,Adds DFW-GYE/UIO;FI Makes PHL Seasonal;EK Reduces EWR

Was surprised by a few of these as well but it’s impossible to tell the reasoning, Max is likely part of it, but aa could have issues on a few fronts- deferred maintenance schedules from this summer could be catching up with them on the 738 fleet, MD80s are exiting in early September and there’s al...

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by UpNAWAy
Mon Jul 08, 2019 11:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do airlines need to fill someone in the emergency exit row in a plane?
Replies: 22
Views: 6016

Re: Do airlines need to fill someone in the emergency exit row in a plane?

I'm guessing this is unicorn rare in the US. A whole row open on a flight especially an exit row with more leg room.

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by UpNAWAy
Fri Jul 05, 2019 4:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 717
Views: 120856

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2019

anymaninfc wrote:
Does AA have any kind of on-going program to keep it's stored B737-MAX8 aircraft functional i.e. engine runs, flight controls moved, tires rotated by moves, etc.?



Yes they have a short term (and long term) storage programs with all the required MX activities.

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by UpNAWAy
Wed Jul 03, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Disney launching their own airline?
Replies: 168
Views: 23978

Re: Disney launching their own airline?

If any conglomerate or otherwise giant company was ever going to get into the airline business they would have after 9/11. I believe at one time Microsoft could have purchased every US airline stock with cash on hand or at least certainly one of the big carriers. Such a capital intensive business wi...

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by UpNAWAy
Wed Jun 26, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines MD-80 Retirement Discussion Thread
Replies: 361
Views: 78708

Re: American Airlines MD-80 Retirement Discussion Thread

No those dates are firm. There will be no crews available they will not be extended.

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by UpNAWAy
Tue Jun 25, 2019 3:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019
Replies: 539
Views: 68341

Re: Dallas/Fort Worth Aviation Thread (DFW/DAL) - 2019

Planes4you wrote:
Why didn’t the airport close again last night? There was a lightning strike right next to my plane (over grapevine lake)


There was a 2 HR ground stop from roughly 7:30-9:39 last night.

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by UpNAWAy
Sun Jun 23, 2019 1:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible Rumor: B6 ending CLT-JFK
Replies: 30
Views: 5834

Re: Possible Rumor: B6 ending CLT-JFK

Full flights don't necessarily mean profitable flights. I would think that CLT being a banking center would be an important market from JFK. As for full flights not being profitable. I know that is a popular position on here but it isn’t true in the current environment. Back in the early 1990s when...

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by UpNAWAy
Mon Jun 17, 2019 1:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/16/2019:AI Extends JFK Suspension;MF Suspends SEA-SZX;NK Extension;WN AUG MAX Cuts
Replies: 61
Views: 9539

Re: OAG Changes 6/16/2019:AI Extends JFK Suspension;MF Suspends SEA-SZX;NK Extension;WN AUG MAX Cuts

With This on going MAX grounding I don't Even know why WN didn't just publish a flight schedule until January it could operate Without the MAX. It's losing a lot of customers and their loyalty with this add and take away approach. Someone dropping the ball at WN. Kinda embarrassing because it's not...

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by UpNAWAy
Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Will Now Hold Flights for Connects
Replies: 68
Views: 9923

Re: UA Will Now Hold Flights for Connects

This is much to do about nothing and is 100% marketing, props to United. They are changing nothing (accept the passenger notification part) its operating as usual and the same as United has been and all the airlines currently do operational decision making.

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by UpNAWAy
Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 717
Views: 120856

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2019

Yes, 3 NEOs are flying.

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by UpNAWAy
Mon Jun 10, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How airline choose Acfts Equipments (Engines, Seats, IFE)
Replies: 6
Views: 1041

Re: How airline choose Acfts Equipments (Engines, Seats, IFE)

The big airlines pick most of the interior items themselves. Engineering & Marketing are the main players, vendors will bring mockups and samples to the airlines to try and see especially for seats.

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by UpNAWAy
Thu Jun 06, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada imposes 'no fly' ban, demands repayment from woman after ticket scam
Replies: 116
Views: 14122

Re: Air Canada imposes 'no fly' ban, demands repayment from woman after ticket scam

In the US on international travel I have had issues buying my kids tickets on a flight I am not traveling. In both cases On line and Reservations refused to process the tickets I had to go to an airport in person and that was on uber Friendly Delta and is 100% due to cc Fraud. Airplane tickets in ge...

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by UpNAWAy
Wed Jun 05, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How did Airlines Fill up Large Widebodies in the Old days?
Replies: 119
Views: 23171

Re: How did Airlines Fill up Large Widebodies in the Old days?

Did Airlines fill B747s? Wasn't load factors in the good old days around 50%?

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