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by itripreport
Tue Jul 16, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels Airlines simpified livery ?
Replies: 25
Views: 5833

Re: Brussels Airlines simpified livery ?

Also do keep in mind that the LH group is requiring that all of their airlines now have white engines to simplify substitutions and help out during maintenance issues. That way one spare fits all (aircraft/engine-wise). So as sad as I am to say this, I'm afraid this might be (or might be close) the ...

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by itripreport
Sun Jul 14, 2019 5:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Complaint filed against Boeing and WN over 737 MAX safety issues
Replies: 90
Views: 13079

Re: Complaint filed against Boeing and WN over 737 MAX safety issues

Why not just sue American, I mean weren't they the ones who gave Boeing the idea of the 737 MAX?

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by itripreport
Mon Jul 08, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat tentatively schedules last A310 service in 2Q20
Replies: 21
Views: 4799

Re: Air Transat tentatively schedules last A310 service in 2Q20

Well that just threw a major curve ball to my plans

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by itripreport
Mon Jul 01, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Taking Delivery Of First A321NEO
Replies: 39
Views: 9109

Re: JetBlue Taking Delivery Of First A321NEO

Yeah its alright, thank you so much for taking the time to do this. I'm definitely in love with those wooden finishes JetBlue installed in the Pantry. Gives the cabin a more warmer feeling. Thanks again, can't wait to see this for myself some day

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by itripreport
Mon Jul 01, 2019 5:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Taking Delivery Of First A321NEO
Replies: 39
Views: 9109

Re: JetBlue Taking Delivery Of First A321NEO

I have some photos of the interior. But I don’t know how to post pics from a mobile device Do you have Imgur? upload them through there, and paste the shareable forum link. Or post them on twitter? I can try the imgur route later when I have time. Hey man did you ever figure out how to upload the p...

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by itripreport
Sun Jun 30, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Taking Delivery Of First A321NEO
Replies: 39
Views: 9109

Re: JetBlue Taking Delivery Of First A321NEO

FARmd90 wrote:
I have some photos of the interior. But I don’t know how to post pics from a mobile device


Do you have Imgur? upload them through there, and paste the shareable forum link. Or post them on twitter?

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by itripreport
Sun Jun 30, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Future British Airways 747 routes
Replies: 24
Views: 4802

Re: Future British Airways 747 routes

San Diego is returning to year round 747 service during the winter season, instead of the current 747 during winter and 777 during summer.

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by itripreport
Mon Jun 17, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines California Strategy
Replies: 37
Views: 6109

Re: Alaska Airlines California Strategy

They clearly missed an opportunity with the SAN-LAS market, now that Delta Spirit and Frontier have all successfully entered the market. From what I’ve noticed here in SAN, Alaska focuses more on the north-south corridor while southwest is more focused on the west to east corridor. While Alaska also...

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by itripreport
Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cabo Verde Airlines new livery
Replies: 31
Views: 5616

Re: Cabo Verde Airlines new livery

asuflyer wrote:
The second Cabo Verde Airlines 757 D4-CCG has received a red colored livery.
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Looks like they were trying to recreate AA's livery but ran out of fundings 10%through

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by itripreport
Mon Jun 10, 2019 12:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 654
Views: 83123

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019

Why does AA sometimes fly 757s to PHX? Wouldn't it make more sense to operate a A321 or a A320 and save the 757s for where their performance and range is a must? From my limited knowledge, I believe is because these 757s arrive from Hawaii in the early morning, and their next turn isn't till around...

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by itripreport
Thu May 30, 2019 3:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ET901 ADD to LOS making a touch and go due to bad weather
Replies: 47
Views: 9833

Re: An Ethiopian Airlines flight did a go around, and this is what happened

Last time I had a go around was about a year ago into San Diego , no pilot announcement or anything, we just went around and landed again as if it was a routine landing. Some people during debarring called it "intense" but that was about it.

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by itripreport
Thu May 23, 2019 4:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways under fire for offering a new “afternoon tea” that doesn’t come with any tea
Replies: 146
Views: 23066

Re: British Airways under fire for offering a new “afternoon tea” that doesn’t come with any tea

VSMUT wrote:
All bakeries in my area give free coffee or tea, no purchase required.


WOAH WOAH WOAH WOAH there... where do you live.

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by itripreport
Tue May 21, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: American Airlines To Bring Back Seatback IFEs On Domestic Aircraft
Replies: 180
Views: 22435

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

UpNAWAy wrote:
And as someone else has mentioned can the Meridian seats even take seatback screens? I.


Air Canda, Aeromexico, Fiji, Copa (only economy plus) Garuda, Jetblue's V2 and a few other airlines have meridian seats with IFE installed.

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by itripreport
Fri May 17, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Turkish Airlines 787-9 rolls out of final assembly
Replies: 39
Views: 11810

Re: First Turkish Airlines 787-9 rolls out of final assembly

Do we know what the inaugural routes for the 787 are? Also, I remember reading somewhere that they planned on replacing the 787 with 77W on the IST-MEX-CUN route, is this still correct?

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by itripreport
Fri May 17, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Interjet to sell its SSJ100 to focus on its A320 fleet.
Replies: 142
Views: 31045

Re: Updated: Interjet to sell its SSJ100 to focus on its A320 fleet.

Unfortunately the SSJs became a bad investment for Interjet, as these aircraft have caused them to cancel routes, reduce staff, and lose a huge amount of money. I really do hope they get back in their feet as they are my favorite airline in Mexico, and they've always had the best service. My airport...

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by itripreport
Tue Apr 30, 2019 2:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Alaska Airlines Special Livery
Replies: 21
Views: 4246

Re: New Alaska Airlines Special Livery

Link doesn't work

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by itripreport
Tue Apr 23, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1792
Views: 363095

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

So, no one was able to spot the plane on its night ferry flight to ORD? Believe it or not people sleep at 3 AM, that aside I believe instagrammer DieCastJames was the only person to get a close up of the new livery, depending of what you would define as a close up: https://i.imgur.com/THbCju4l.jpg

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by itripreport
Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS’s Airbus network post VX
Replies: 85
Views: 10851

Re: AS’s Airbus network post VX

They are even starting to add them to routes flown by Legacy Alaska, the other day I flew San Diego-Minneapolis on an A320, a route which used to be operated by their E175s.

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by itripreport
Mon Apr 22, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1792
Views: 363095

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

never expected such a huge meltdown only because united is keeping the iconic glove living. The tulip was a good design for its time and purpose, period.

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by itripreport
Mon Apr 22, 2019 4:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation April 2019
Replies: 162
Views: 19195

Re: Turkish Aviation April 2019

Hey guys so do any of you know what's the first scheduled service for TK's 789? And also, I read somewhere that turkish subbed in a 77W for its inaugural Mexico City run before switching back to the 789, can anyone confirm this?

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by itripreport
Fri Apr 12, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta announces reduction in recline on A320 fleet
Replies: 176
Views: 20694

Re: Major US carrier announces reduction in Recline

United787 wrote:
I love the reaction on this thread. If UA announced this, the reaction would 180 degrees opposite.


Or even American... although not surprised by this, after all, they do have the worst seat pitch in domestic first

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by itripreport
Fri Apr 12, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta announces reduction in recline on A320 fleet
Replies: 176
Views: 20694

Re: Major US carrier announces reduction in Recline

https://www.ajc.com/blog/airport/delta- ... TXQEnSdaK/

Its slowly making its way into the news, Delta will be reducing seat recline on its airbus fleet.
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anshabhi wrote:
What's exactly the use of an anonymous announcement?


https://www.ajc.com/blog/airport/delta- ... TXQEnSdaK/

Its slowly making its way into the news, Delta will be reducing seat recline on its airbus fleet.

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by itripreport
Fri Apr 12, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta announces reduction in recline on A320 fleet
Replies: 176
Views: 20694

Delta announces reduction in recline on A320 fleet

A major carrier in the US has just announced to reduce their seat recline on their A320 fleet by a few inches in both first class in economy, citing "personal space" as the reason behind this movement. For example, Seat recline in First Class will be going down from 5 1/2 inches to 3 1/2 i...

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by itripreport
Tue Apr 09, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit livery question
Replies: 26
Views: 3499

Re: Spirit livery question

I've noticed that too, but only seems to be on repaints. Looks completely cheap compared to their scribbly livery.

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by itripreport
Fri Apr 05, 2019 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First A321LR delivered to TAP
Replies: 81
Views: 21516

Re: First A321LR delivered to TAP

I love how the window frames are a dark color, gives the cabin a more luxurious feel, so are those 2 lavatories behind biz, or is it a closet + lav? I Love the cabin, can't wait to see it In person at some point

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by itripreport
Fri Apr 05, 2019 5:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 142039

Re: Jetblue “Save the Date” All Hands - April 10

jumbojet wrote:
itripreport wrote:
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- Improved Mint Class (Not sure how you could improve an already great product)
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surely you have to be kidding me.


I'm not kidding you, and don't call me Shirley

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by itripreport
Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 142039

Re: Jetblue “Save the Date” All Hands - April 10

My guesses (in order of likelihood; top being most likely): - New int’l service to Europe (KEF, DUB, LGW) - New hub in Austin or Midwest (CLE, IND, CMH, CVG, or MKE) - Creation of JetBlue Express type brand or JetBlue Shuttle and/or new aircraft (ERJ-145, CRJ, or A330) - Buyout of Frontier/Spirit/W...

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by itripreport
Tue Apr 02, 2019 3:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: April Fools Jokes on Passengers and crew?
Replies: 19
Views: 4669

Re: April Fools Jokes on Passengers and crew?

Not during April fools but a few weeks ago I was on a Friday evening flight from San Diego to Vegas, which tend to have a rather more "happier" crowd. As soon as we landed, the FA introduced the city as Kalamazoo Michigan, which was followed by a few question marks and a yelling across the...

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by itripreport
Tue Apr 02, 2019 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 142039

Re: Jetblue “Save the Date” All Hands - April 10

Hey guys, what are the odds that the announcement also includes the addition of a Mint Lounge? After all, didn't the Aerospace lounge in T5 at JFK close?

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by itripreport
Sat Mar 30, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thoughts on Southwest’s reliance one one fleet type?
Replies: 71
Views: 7754

Re: Thoughts on Southwest’s reliance one one fleet type?

So why don't we just title this thread "Thoughts on (Southwest, JetBlue, Spirit, Allegiant, Frontier, Volaris, Interjet, VIVA, Ryanair, Wizzair, Vueling, FlyDubai, or literally almost every LCC out there) reliance one one fleet type?

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by itripreport
Thu Mar 21, 2019 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American A321NEO Cabin Shots
Replies: 106
Views: 17881

Re: American A321NEO Cabin Shots

Miamiairport wrote:
To keep you cheery while you are realizing that you’re missing your connection at DFW, LAX or MIA because the gate is occupied-usually way past arrival time.


"We have arrived but another aircraft is occupying our gate" classic American Airlines

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by itripreport
Thu Mar 21, 2019 5:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American A321NEO Cabin Shots
Replies: 106
Views: 17881

Re: American A321NEO Cabin Shots

What's up with everyone hating on American's party mode, I have to say it looks beautiful, and does give the cabin life, which would otherwise look dull with the average white/blue interior. I don't get it, you guys say you miss something, then when another airline implements it its no longer ok. I ...

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by itripreport
Wed Mar 20, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interjet on brink of collapse?
Replies: 53
Views: 15295

Re: Interjet on brink of collapse?

Sad to see my favorite low cost carrier suffering. Unfortunately, an airline which had the best legroom, low prices, free snacks/drinks, and a high baggage allowance, coupled with low load factors was never meant to last. I hope that they get well soon.

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by itripreport
Wed Mar 20, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American A321NEO Cabin Shots
Replies: 106
Views: 17881

American A321NEO Cabin Shots

Hey guys, I was looking through instagram and I found this shot which shows American's newest family member in the "Party" mode. Does anyone else out there have more images of the cabin. I've already seen the images taken during delivery maintenance. Also, thoughts? Personally, I love the ...

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by itripreport
Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does Southwest have any recently retired aircraft available for service?
Replies: 22
Views: 2895

Re: Does Southwest have any recently retired aircraft available for service?

It's easier for southwest to find a replacement for those flights since their MAX already operate routes that their current NGs could easily do. The problem here would be with American, which flies a few routes that no other narrow body on their fleet is capable of doing. Also, would southwest or Am...

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by itripreport
Thu Mar 07, 2019 1:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas
Replies: 1727
Views: 387371

Re: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas

I know speculating is probably the least a non-expert in the field like me should be doing. But considering the fact that the third Body was taken longer to find, do we know if something in the lines of the FedEx 705 incident that happened years ago could be somewhat what happened here?

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by itripreport
Wed Mar 06, 2019 5:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 654
Views: 83123

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019

I think they should rename the airport "Charles Lindbergh International Airport". What was the last airline to operate 757s at SAN? SAN still sees UA and DL 757's: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/UAL994/history/20190305/0110Z/KEWR/KSAN 757-200 https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL97...

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by itripreport
Wed Mar 06, 2019 5:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: American Airlines to Modify Project Oasis Planes.
Replies: 258
Views: 50059

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

Here's the thing, does a family of 5 carry 5 tablets? For me, I do not like the fact that I have to use my phone to watch a movie, when I much prefer having a movie playing on a screen, while I could be replying to emails or working on my device. A small 5 inch screen will never replace an 11 inch s...

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by itripreport
Sun Mar 03, 2019 12:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 654
Views: 83123

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019

but would you agree that these are the worst gates at SAN right now? [/img] "Boy Have you lost your darn mind cuz I'll help you find it" -Stanley Hudson But yeah, did you forget that Terminal 1 East exists? lol it's been a long time since I've been in T1. I know those rotundas are tight -...

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by itripreport
Sun Mar 03, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 654
Views: 83123

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019

AAtakeMeAway wrote:
but would you agree that these are the worst gates at SAN right now?
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"Boy Have you lost your darn mind cuz I'll help you find it"
-Stanley Hudson

But yeah, did you forget that Terminal 1 East exists?

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by itripreport
Wed Feb 20, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: American livery. Dated?
Replies: 52
Views: 4849

Re: American livery. Dated?

Guys, don't forget that the Deltaflot livery only lasted around 7 years.
Or the Interim livery for that, which only lasted for 3 years

Although, I don't see this happening with American's livery soon, but I do doubt that It'll last as long as AA's chrome livery

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by itripreport
Sun Feb 17, 2019 4:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS new interior
Replies: 140
Views: 27547

Re: AS new interior

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P9M9FN-EDQI

Its a great product for Alaska, I'm just not onboard with the idea of it replacing Virgin America's interior
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Not sure if you guys have seen it, but a few days ago I flew on Entourage Air, the only aircraft currently with the new interior.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P9M9FN-EDQI

Its a great product for Alaska, I'm just not onboard with the idea of it replacing Virgin America's interior

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by itripreport
Sun Feb 03, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation February 2019
Replies: 210
Views: 23325

Re: Turkish Aviation February 2019

Did you guys see Turkish's super bowl ad. It shows their 77W business class cabin with updated seat covers/bulkhead walls. Does anyone have more pictures of this?

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by itripreport
Sat Jan 26, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Airbus Retrofit Tracking Thread (+photos)
Replies: 0
Views: 695

Alaska Airlines Airbus Retrofit Tracking Thread (+photos)

Hello everyone, I know we already have a thread to track A320s being repainted, but I haven't found any thread regrading the new interior. Yesterday, I saw a post of what seems to be the first Virgin America A320 retrofitted with the new Alaska Interior. And as sad as I am to do this, I feel like it...

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by itripreport
Sat Jan 26, 2019 3:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS new interior
Replies: 140
Views: 27547

Re: AS new interior

I like the cabin, but I'm not happy about getting rid of the VX cabin, sad to see it go like this...

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by itripreport
Tue Jan 22, 2019 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 654
Views: 83123

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019

blacksoviet wrote:
Will Delta ever fly a 764 to SAN?


Saw it back in December 22nd of 2018. Was pretty surprised about seeing it

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by itripreport
Sat Jan 19, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 654
Views: 83123

Re: San Diego Aviation Thread - 2019

Called it haha, here's Alaska's future check in area, as well as the gates 20-22 with the now removed sterile walkway https://i.imgur.com/x2FJlSOl.jpg https://i.imgur.com/tXjaSD2h.jpg https://i.imgur.com/eoBkvwHh.jpg https://i.imgur.com/z8fqHQAh.jpg

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