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by DL757NYC
Tue Mar 03, 2020 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Uzbekistan Airways selling 2 757s and 2 767s
Replies: 22
Views: 5148

Re: Uzbekistan Airways selling 2 757s and 2 767s

I've been on one of their B757s and Christ, those things are beaten up. If the 763s are in a similar condition, I'm not sure there will be much of a passenger market for them, but cargo conversion should be an option. Yes cargo conversion is a likely option but saying that there's no passenger mark...

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by DL757NYC
Tue Mar 03, 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Uzbekistan Airways selling 2 757s and 2 767s
Replies: 22
Views: 5148

Re: Uzbekistan Airways selling 2 757s and 2 767s

I don't know what the normal going rate is for a worn out 757, but considering Nepal couldn't even sell their 757 for 1/3 that price, it does seem a little steep. Perhaps Uzbekistan Airways doesn't sacrifice goats for the purposes of divine intervention maintenance though.. From my experience the 7...

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by DL757NYC
Tue Mar 03, 2020 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Uzbekistan Airways selling 2 757s and 2 767s
Replies: 22
Views: 5148

Re: Uzbekistan Airways selling 2 757s and 2 767s

Was thinking the same man! I could do with my own 757 otherwise :-) :-) :-) Revving up those RB211s just for the screeching sound, I wouldn't even care to lift off, just fast taxis would be enough... I thought they were P&Ws? Yes ex TW that AA parked DL bought most a few went to other carriers ...

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by DL757NYC
Tue Mar 03, 2020 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Uzbekistan Airways selling 2 757s and 2 767s
Replies: 22
Views: 5148

Re: Uzbekistan Airways selling 2 757s and 2 767s

Iloveboeing wrote:
Would DL be interested? We all know they love to buy used aircraft.



I wouldn’t be surprised these are ex TW PW powered 75’s

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by DL757NYC
Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA new A350 damaged at Tel Aviv
Replies: 36
Views: 20252

Re: BA new A350 damaged at Tel Aviv

Reminds me of the time my buddy put a ding in a brand new 777LR with the FMC. Lucky it was within limits.

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by DL757NYC
Mon Jan 20, 2020 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Cargo considers retiring all MD-11s in 2020
Replies: 143
Views: 38913

Re: Lufthansa Cargo considers retiring all MD-11s in 2020

SpaceshipDC10 wrote:
blacksoviet wrote:
Which airline will be the last to retire the MD-11?


Currently, Lufthansa Cargo, FedEx, UPS, Western Global are operating the type. As this thread suggest, Lufthansa may retire its fleet this year. Your guess is as good as mine.



Western Global bought all its MD-11’s from Lufthansa I believe

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by DL757NYC
Mon Dec 30, 2019 5:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA botches launch of JFK-GEO
Replies: 126
Views: 22387

Re: AA botches launch of JFK-GEO

GEO requires a 757 the passengers bags are mostly heavy checked. And the flight is full NYC has a large population from Guyana. I remember loads of almost 300 bags. The amount of gate checks that were 50 pounds or more ran 30-40. That’s a flight we loaded at nighttime and started early because bins ...

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by DL757NYC
Wed Dec 25, 2019 1:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Delays Dallas Cowboys
Replies: 69
Views: 15390

Re: AA Strands Dallas Cowboys

I know DL handles charter flights of pro teams with top priority. They have a liaison on the flight to make sure everything goes smoothly. Sometimes they leave late at night and have above and below wing staff staying just to accommodate the team. However if the plane went down for tech related issu...

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by DL757NYC
Sat Dec 21, 2019 11:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should Boeing extend 737 NG production to cover over the MAX?
Replies: 53
Views: 7484

Re: Should Boeing extend 737 NG production to cover over the MAX?

This is what you get when you stretch an old design to cover the gapping hole left in your lineup. The 737 covers all missions up to the 787. Think about how stupid that is. Airbus has the 319-321. No 757 or replacement Airbus is killing Boeing with the 321. Boeing dropped the ball thinking the 737 ...

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by DL757NYC
Sat Dec 07, 2019 12:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment Thread - 2019
Replies: 776
Views: 173220

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment Thread - 2019

Thanks for your response.....maybe 777Mech can help with expected exit dates How many more 7LR's remain to be modded? 2 more, so presumably one will take 7103’s spot, and another is “due” to exit later this month. Unless it’s delayed, no more old configs will be out there, but I’m trying to get som...

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by DL757NYC
Fri Oct 18, 2019 6:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing examines GEnX powered 767
Replies: 617
Views: 147470

Re: Boeing examines GEnX powered 767

If they had done this for the 757/767 they would have sold many examples.

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by DL757NYC
Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue A320 refurbish thread
Replies: 628
Views: 111495

Re: Jetblue A320 refurbish thread.

FARmd90 wrote:
I honestly don’t know where the modification is done. Some might be done in BFM, others I think get done in GSO and with the case of 621 it might of been done in SAL as that plane came back into service on 10/22



I’ve seen some at SJO

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by DL757NYC
Wed Aug 28, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines looking at larger aircraft from Boeing
Replies: 62
Views: 12894

Re: Spirit Airlines looking at larger aircraft from Boeing

If the 797 is built to fit a Code C gate, the 321 is a dead bird flying. Yeah maybe, but in 6-8 years from now assuming Boeing gets their sh*t together. Doubt it the 797 has been a paper airplane for years. They have nothing between the 737 and the 787 makes me scratch my head. Meanwhile AB is load...

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by DL757NYC
Wed Aug 28, 2019 4:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta announces MD-90 retirement deadline - end 2022
Replies: 111
Views: 17599

Re: Delta announces MD-90 retirement deadline - end 2022

Thank god. I hope the 717 follows soon after. Also, is there a future A220 top off order in the future? What's wrong with the 717? I think there is a legitimate complaint against the MD-88 given that Delta has narrower seats in it for some reason, but the 717 has pretty spacious 18.1" seats - ...

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by DL757NYC
Tue Aug 27, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 1159
Views: 248038

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

I thought the international 752s were the 75S? Delta currently will have 35-A339NEO 2019-4 - per 12/31/2018 SEC filings 2020-4 - per 12/31/2018 SEC filings 2021-9 - per 12/31/2018 SEC filings - 18 thereafter 2022-8 - Rumor/can't confirm delivery date 2023-5 - Rumor/can't confirm delivery date 2024-...

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by DL757NYC
Mon Aug 26, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A321 Range HNL-DEN
Replies: 31
Views: 7296

Re: A321 Range HNL-DEN

They can suck it up and use their A330 or 787 when they get it. Regressing to even more long-haul narrowbody flights isn't something we should be arriving for. Hawaiian is supposed to be a full service carrier. Let the LCC's run the 321XLR slave ships. I assume you mean striving for ? The 787 has n...

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by DL757NYC
Mon Aug 26, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How did AA Survive 9/11 and 587 Crash?
Replies: 35
Views: 6891

Re: How did AA Survive 9/11 and 587 Crash?

Give backs by the employees and bankruptcy

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by DL757NYC
Sat Aug 24, 2019 6:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 767 Production/Activity Thread - 2019
Replies: 394
Views: 97237

Re: Boeing 767 Production/Activity Thread - 2019

frmrCapCadet wrote:
Very much enjoyed reading the responses to my question about leases, esp. the Delta MD11 story. And it confirmed my suspicion that it could be complicated.


Some of those Delta MD-11 Frames has less than 5k cycles and 30k hours

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by DL757NYC
Thu Aug 22, 2019 1:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 1159
Views: 248038

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

n515cr wrote:
753s are 75Y, I believe. 75W should be the 752s with lay-flat seats.



I miss the 757X had the magic carpet loading system

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by DL757NYC
Thu Aug 22, 2019 1:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 747-400
Replies: 8
Views: 2243

Delta 747-400

Some of the 747-400’s were delivered 2002/2003 and have very low time. N676nw was parked around 2015 has only 5k cycles and 50k hours. Is this one and the other late builds destined for scrapping?

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by DL757NYC
Sat Aug 17, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mom, daughter kicked off Air Canada plane, not told they're banned from airline until it was too late
Replies: 138
Views: 20584

Re: Mom, daughter kicked off Air Canada plane, not told they're banned from airline until it was too late

Romania is a 3rd world country? People aren't banned from an airline because they wouldn't sit down. There's MUCH more to this story than they are saying... No, but Germany is a third country for a passenger travelling from Romania to Canada. The difference between a third country and a third world...

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by DL757NYC
Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL closing NRT. Suspends NRT-SIN, Announces ICN-MNL
Replies: 361
Views: 82101

Re: Rumor: DL closing NRT. Suspends NRT-SIN, Announces ICN-MNL

Have to admit DL no longer serving Singapore, an Alpha+ world city ranked No. 5 in the Global Power Index, is concerning. That BKK was dropped a few years back, and SGN is not even on the radar, is unsettling. What's next? MNL? Let's hope ICN-MNL is successful. Delta Trashed their Asian network. Th...

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by DL757NYC
Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx 757’s
Replies: 42
Views: 7396

Re: FedEx 757’s

No time soon some of them I believe were purchased new they have very little cycles and hours. Look at the MD-10’s they parked they are from 1971 and still technically could continue to fly. A Planes age is determined by cycles and flight hours not years.

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by DL757NYC
Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will FedEx convert 757-300s into Freighters?
Replies: 8
Views: 1399

Re: Will FedEx convert 757-300s into Freighters?

United and Delta are going to fly those jets directly to the scrapper. There will be no time left on those planes in 10 years when they are retired

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by DL757NYC
Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MD-11 Freighters
Replies: 11
Views: 3089

MD-11 Freighters

With every viable 767 seemingly being converted into freighters. Could we see an increase in demand for the MD-11’s by cargo operators.

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by DL757NYC
Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 1159
Views: 248038

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

MIflyer12 wrote:
No. (Filler.) Look at the fleet, the routes, and the widebody orders and delivery positions. DL shows zero interest in something so large.


Also their 777 fleet is young I could see them buying second hand 777’s before any new 777x. DL was never into large widebodies.

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by DL757NYC
Thu Aug 15, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta ramp agent killed at JFK
Replies: 30
Views: 12223

Re: Delta ramp agent killed at JFK

Terrible accident. As a tug driver, having my tug slip into gear or roll away while parked is one of my worst fears. I will not drive a tug without a working parking brake. Many times they leave the parking brake off to hook up because they can roll the tug back to the dolly’s. The safety rules are...

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by DL757NYC
Thu Aug 15, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Airbus to launch A350-1000ULR
Replies: 540
Views: 126132

Re: Airbus to launch A350-1000ULR

Longer range than the A350-900ULR? I'd be impressed but call me skeptical. I realize it has a slightly larger wing but it's pretty rare that a stretch has longer range than the smaller aircraft when keeping the engine family and other main components the same. But hey, if they pull it off, kudos to...

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by DL757NYC
Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA gets permanent injunction against mechanics union
Replies: 117
Views: 17852

Re: AA gets permanent injunction against mechanics union

They would have a tough time getting me to work overtime. Life is too short to spend my free time at work. If the operation depends on overtime for regular operation they have a mechanic shortage and need to start hiring. Any thing above 10-15% is signs you don't have enough people. Considering tha...

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by DL757NYC
Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019
Replies: 1136
Views: 176532

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019

So N367AZ is scheduled for a test flight tomorrow. It has been in post-conversion maintenance and conformity since she came to ILN from post-conversion paint on 6/18/19. So she's almost ready for service. When she goes into service, she will the third of the 5 additional 767-300s that Amazon is sch...

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by DL757NYC
Thu Aug 08, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL closing NRT. Suspends NRT-SIN, Announces ICN-MNL
Replies: 361
Views: 82101

Re: Rumor: DL closing NRT. Suspends NRT-SIN, Announces ICN-MNL

Have to admit DL no longer serving Singapore, an Alpha+ world city ranked No. 5 in the Global Power Index, is concerning. That BKK was dropped a few years back, and SGN is not even on the radar, is unsettling. What's next? MNL? Let's hope ICN-MNL is successful. Delta Trashed their Asian network. Th...

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by DL757NYC
Sat Aug 03, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Suspected drunk DL pilot arrested just before flight
Replies: 118
Views: 18295

Re: DL Pilot Pulled from Flight after Alcohol was found

The pilot is lucky he didn't make it to the plane and call for a pushback. Otherwise, that could be a DWI. I don't know if you are being serious, but is there any legal difference between getting caught in the security line or after pushback? The intention and conduct are the same in both places. H...

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by DL757NYC
Sat Aug 03, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United pilots arrested at Glasgow Airport before boarding US flight
Replies: 135
Views: 26771

Re: Pilots arrested at Glasgow Airport before boarding US flight

I think we still have freedom of speech in the USA... and this is not a newspaper You have to understand half the people on this site are from countries where you can’t speak freely or discuss things. I have zero fear of these “global” corporations it wasn’t so long ago these airlines were struggli...

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by DL757NYC
Mon Jul 29, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019
Replies: 1136
Views: 176532

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019

The first time in 15 years I’ve seen DL aircraft picked up by another carrier. When DL parks its metal its usually direct to part reclaim then scrap

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by DL757NYC
Mon Jul 29, 2019 1:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019
Replies: 1136
Views: 176532

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2019

Consistent what Fify told us, N304CM is in fact now on its way to SNN and then to TLV, evening of 7/12/19. So, the current status of conversions is as follows: Recent conversion N367AZ (formerly N730WE) is still at ILN, where it has been since 6/18/19, after returning from paint. Conversion was fin...

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by DL757NYC
Tue Jul 23, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Expects a $5.6 Billion Hit for 737 Max Disruptions
Replies: 128
Views: 16176

Re: Boeing Expects a $5.6 Billion Hit for 737 Max Disruptions

BoeingGuy wrote:
mxaxai wrote:
oof

That's a big hit that may not be available to finance NMA development.


The NMA will happen. You can bet on it.



They will fall further behind Airbus if they don’t. They have been dragging their feet like a bride with second thoughts with this NMA

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by DL757NYC
Mon Jul 22, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Planes to Carry Narcan for Drug Overdose Prevention
Replies: 97
Views: 10035

Re: DL Planes to Carry Narcan for Drug Overdose Prevention

What percentage of flights ever have to deal with a drug overdose? Seems like a waste of 1000 or 2000 doses. And I assume it expires pretty quick. Tell that to those who benefit from it. There used to be the same attitude to Epipens but the widespread adoption has actually brought down its costs. S...

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by DL757NYC
Mon Jul 22, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Planes to Carry Narcan for Drug Overdose Prevention
Replies: 97
Views: 10035

Re: DL Planes to Carry Narcan for Drug Overdose Prevention

I hope they plan to have more than one dose of Narcan. Depending on the strength of the opiod used it can take several doses to reverse the affect of the opiod the passenger took. One dose of Narcan only lasts about 30 minutes. I saw the cops and paramedics use every available dose on a guy. Aren’t...

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by DL757NYC
Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 757-200 hard landing at EWR
Replies: 166
Views: 42088

Re: United 757-200 hard landing at EWR

If they need a late build 757 with RR engines AA retired a bunch with relatively low time. And there are passenger models to be had out there. From foreign carriers. There are way more RR equipt frames than PW. UA also has legacy PW 757s sitting in the desert as well. With only 15 ex-PS frames, the...

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by DL757NYC
Wed Jun 19, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 757-200 hard landing at EWR
Replies: 166
Views: 42088

Re: What’s the emergency at EWR?

[All frames in the desert would be sUA (PW powered) 757s so while not an exact match, they probably could use a few as the ex-PS fleet is stretched thin already. N181AN and N182AN are also in the desert and have RR engines, and they're newer (1999 build) than N26123. Maybe AA would be willing to of...

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by DL757NYC
Wed Jun 19, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 757-200 hard landing at EWR
Replies: 166
Views: 42088

Re: United 757-200 hard landing at EWR

If they need a late build 757 with RR engines AA retired a bunch with relatively low time. And there are passenger models to be had out there. From foreign carriers. There are way more RR equipt frames than PW.

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by DL757NYC
Mon Jun 17, 2019 12:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta luggage abuse
Replies: 107
Views: 12797

Re: Delta luggage abuse

That looks like it fell of a luggage cart and then was run over and dragged by a luggage cart. Luggage carts can have 1-4 carts hooked together. People want to have their luggage treated with care and caution. Just the nature of the conveyor system and the actual loading it doesn’t happen. It’s not ...

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by DL757NYC
Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: passenger hits flight attendant, then pukes during Delta flight from IND to CDG
Replies: 100
Views: 14362

Re: passenger hits flight attendant, then pukes during Delta flight from IND to CDG

He is lucky there weren’t any non-revs from the ramp on the flight. He would have left the flight in a stretcher.

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by DL757NYC
Sat Jun 08, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Media: AA refuses to supply IG with a spare part causing delays in SFO
Replies: 111
Views: 26297

Re: Media: AA refuses to supply IG with a spare part causing delays in SFO

I'm confused why there are 330 parts for AA in SFO. Does SFO ever see AA A330 service? Without knowing what the part is, it is hard to tell. AA probably has lots of A321 parts. It very well could have been a part common to multiple planes. AA does send 330s to SFO almost daily from PHL so that make...

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by DL757NYC
Sun May 26, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: Delta announces JFK-BOM
Replies: 1074
Views: 163789

Re: UPDATED: Delta announces JFK-BOM

Delta had this flight at JFK before. I’ll never forget my buddy putting a tiny ding on a brand new 777LR it was the first week it was in service. I forget the reason it wasn’t his fault but he waited to get cleared to come back to work. The damage was within limits. No repairs necessary. I do miss b...

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by DL757NYC
Sun May 26, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will Delta regret not ordering a similar replacement for the Md-88?
Replies: 43
Views: 6205

Re: Will Delta regret not ordering a similar replacement for the Md-88?

Even if the A220 isn’t a direct replacement it’s still a good one. The configuration is the same as the MD88 and they will save money on fuel and maintenance. The bean counters at Delta know what to put where and when. They have so many different wide bodies it gives them flexibility.

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by DL757NYC
Wed May 22, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters : Airbus to counter the "NMA"by the existing 330neo and the A21N
Replies: 131
Views: 21324

Re: Reuters : Airbus to counter the "NMA"by the existing 330neo and the A21N

Boeing offered a rewinged 757 with new engines to airlines and they all came back with they wanted something 20 percent larger than the 757. The A330 and 321 would not be able to compete with that offering. If Boeing delivers a product the airlines are asking for Airbus wouldn’t be able to compete. ...

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by DL757NYC
Tue May 21, 2019 1:11 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will UA, DL and AA ever return to the Middle East?
Replies: 47
Views: 6411

Re: Will UA, DL and AA ever return to the Middle East?

UA857 wrote:
Will UA, DL, and AA ever return to the Middle East?


Don’t hold your breath. It’s way to dangerous

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by DL757NYC
Tue May 21, 2019 12:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA sues IAM-TWU Association over alleged slowdown
Replies: 267
Views: 23400

Re: AA sues IAM-TWU Association over alleged slowdown

About time! American gas offered them a contract that is 100 times better than what they get at United and Delta. No they didn’t Concessions They are asking for the following: 1. Increases of outsourcing and a loss of 2,200 Mechanic jobs in heavy maintenance. 2. Increase of outsourcing of line main...

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by DL757NYC
Fri May 03, 2019 2:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL, why no B77W?
Replies: 57
Views: 13100

Re: DL, why no B77W?

jfklganyc wrote:
A captain that flew for Pan Am and Delta and retired once told me “delta doesnt like big planes.”

It held true 20 years ago and it holds true today.

And they may be on to something



Amen they don’t.

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