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by gsg013
Tue Aug 04, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 261
Views: 45344

Re: Delta Network Thread - 2020

If DL decides on Dallas / NYC, I can't help but think DFW is the better option than DAL. Average fares out of DFW are about $100 higher than DAL. DL was actually wanting to add 8 additional flights out of DAL prior to the COVID-19 pandemic if it gained access to additional gates at DAL, and there i...

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by gsg013
Mon Jul 27, 2020 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2020 MLB Charters
Replies: 49
Views: 5454

Re: 2020 MLB Charters

It looks like the Atlanta Braves continue with DL8877. They are at the Mets tonight and are flying out of JFK instead of the usual LGA. Weird. JFK is right next to Citi Field. When teams are leaving after a night game at Citi Field, they almost always depart from JFK. Braves arrived into EWR for th...

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by gsg013
Fri Jul 24, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 877
Views: 83709

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020

I noticed that DL may have put the A220 on the SLC-BNA flight recently... Saw one fly right over my house the other evening Are you sure it was on the SLC route? I’m seeing exclusively 737s on that schedule for the immediate future. I can’t imagine why they would downscale it unless it was a one-of...

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by gsg013
Fri Jul 24, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 877
Views: 83709

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020

I noticed that DL may have put the A220 on the SLC-BNA flight recently... Saw one fly right over my house the other evening

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by gsg013
Wed Jul 22, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA restarts Montego Bay from LGW
Replies: 9
Views: 2228

Re: BA restarts Montego Bay from LGW

Isn’t MBJ new to BA? They served KIN before. I believe this route has been passed back and forth sometimes it has been BA and other it was VS... I always remember the roar of the VS 747 taking off and banking north as I would sit down to dinner at the Half Moon just a few miles down the road from M...

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by gsg013
Tue Jul 14, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment Thread - 2020
Replies: 162
Views: 30061

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment Thread - 2020

All 737-700s, some A320s, and some 763ER's to retire in 2020. https://news.delta.com/delta-air-lines-announces-june-quarter-financial-results-and-update-covid-19-response-actions Will be interesting to see what happens with the mods that had started on the 763ERs...assume those are most likely off ...

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by gsg013
Mon Jul 06, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 1961
Views: 342702

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

Upgauges in August: JFK-ORD gains 1x A220 with the other 2 being CR9s, and JFK-DTW goes all A319/A320 (previously 1x A319 1x A320, 2x CR9 a couple of weeks ago). JFK-BNA is going A220-100 from CR-900 or ER-175 in August as well. This is the first time except for a random one off that NYC-Nashville ...

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by gsg013
Tue Jun 30, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 1961
Views: 342702

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

Returned on Mon 6/29: (9) 1 A320 SBD-MSY (N334NW) 1 A321 MZJ-JFK 1 A321 MZJ-LGA 1 A321 MZJ-BOS 1 B739 MWH-PDX 1 B753 QRO-ATL (N583NW) 1 B763 ILN-JFK (N174DZ) 1 B739 MCI-JFK 1 B739 MCI-ATL Total aircraft returned from storage through Sub 6/28: 4 A359 (All A359s out of storage and returned to service...

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by gsg013
Thu Jun 25, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 1961
Views: 342702

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

Is there any indication when BNA-LAX will return on DL?

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by gsg013
Mon Jun 15, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2020
Replies: 344
Views: 72262

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2020

All B772ER going to fly with the recovery or some are retired already ? There’s rumor they’ll keep the 77L I'm not sure who you heard the rumor from or when but Delta has already announced that it [entire B777 fleet] will be retired. It makes no sense for them to keep a very small fleet of 777L. I ...

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by gsg013
Fri Jun 12, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The future of LaGuardia
Replies: 132
Views: 14490

Re: The future of Laguardia

How would removing the perimeter rule make LGA more crowded? Airlines have a fixed number of slots to utilize. A 737 is the same size no matter what route it is on. If a 737 operating LGA-MCI gets moved to LGA-LAX, it's still the same amount of passengers in the terminal. The runway at LGA and taxi...

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by gsg013
Fri Jun 12, 2020 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The future of LaGuardia
Replies: 132
Views: 14490

Re: The future of Laguardia

Exactly. Add LAX/SFO/SJU/BQN/LAS/SEA/YVR/YYC Routes that are sure to make money in the NYC area This keeps getting brought up, but I don't know why people are so obsessed with removing perimeter rules at LGA? We have a s good setup right now where the inner and preferred airport don't take up all t...

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by gsg013
Wed May 27, 2020 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways network updates
Replies: 222
Views: 47856

Re: British Airways route updates

Has there been any news on BA LHR-BNA-LHR? I'm hoping this will stick around.

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by gsg013
Thu May 21, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SLC Airport to Close Existing Concourses as new ones open
Replies: 66
Views: 8841

Re: SLC Airport to Close All Existing Gates in September

Delta is in the process of rebalancing it's network For a Post pandemic fallout and SLC just gave them the ultimate gift. This is a gamble to save the airport $300 million dollars on construction cost. But in 5yrs time will SLC just be a sparkling version of CVG of times past? Good luck. Flyguy CVG...

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by gsg013
Fri May 01, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: "In town" airports / Your favorites
Replies: 58
Views: 4058

Re: "In town" airports / Your favorites

Not sure what people think but John C . Tune in Nashville is definitely In town about 4 miles from lower broadway. BNA is even within 8 miles.

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by gsg013
Thu Apr 30, 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 877
Views: 83709

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020

I saw the attached picture on anet it shows the picture was at BNA of a DL 777 back in the end of 2018. Does anyone have a clue what it was doing at BNA? was it a diversion or a NFL charter? or just a one off with the 777 into BNA? https://www.airliners.net/photo/Delta-Air-Lines/Boeing-777-232-LR/59...

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by gsg013
Wed Apr 29, 2020 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Boeing considering 757-Plus and 767-X
Replies: 615
Views: 110599

Re: Reuters: Boeing consiering 757-Plus and 767-X

I can see the 767-upgrade happening. The plane is still selling well and a relatively small investment could make it the go-to freighter for the coming decade(s). But, I don't get why they want to release a 757-like plane to compete with the A321. Wouldn't it be much easer to create a 737-replaceme...

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by gsg013
Mon Apr 27, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest 757 Flight?
Replies: 33
Views: 5176

Re: Longest 757 Flight?

I've flown CDG-EWR on the 757-200 on Continental back in 2007 we hit pretty strong headwinds on the flight home over 8 hours in the air... This was back in the day there was no AVOD in Y.. even J on the flight was the old black recliner seats. ( i believe they had small pull out screens) I love the ...

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by gsg013
Tue Apr 21, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 1961
Views: 342702

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

Delta loaded a significant amount of TATL changes this morning I believe Can you elaborate how far out those changes have been made? I have a trip in September going BNA-ATL-AMS-ZUR-JFK-BNA. I wonder how we are expecting transatlantic to be in September... its possible it's too far out to know at t...

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by gsg013
Thu Apr 16, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 1961
Views: 342702

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

IIRC, DL at DTW and MSP each had more destinations than UA at ORD. Mid-con hubs are well-placed to survive this. If we're talking about pre-COVID destinations, I don't believe that's correct. UA at ORD served a ton of destinations, including many smaller/EAS destinations like SLN, CGI, CMX, EAU, DE...

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by gsg013
Fri Mar 27, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: DL retired MD-80/90s quickly
Replies: 1133
Views: 250170

Re: DL retiring MD-80/90s quickly

I am scheduled on an MD-88 BNA-ATL on Jun 6th DL 2180. I am assuming either BNA-ATL will be one of the last few MD-88 markets or the plane will be swapped to something else by that point.

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by gsg013
Fri Mar 20, 2020 3:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2020
Replies: 344
Views: 72262

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2020

Apparently A339 will fly SEA-CDG-SEA. Can anyone confirm and indicate the period ? I can see May 15th with the A339 on delta.com but not May 31st for example (revert back to A333). Take everything that is loaded with a heavy dose of salt. DL is running day-to-day right now. I agree that things may ...

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by gsg013
Wed Mar 18, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2020
Replies: 344
Views: 72262

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2020

The 2 A350s that are showing heading to BYH are actually going to BHM, an automation issue corrected 9976 and 9974 to BYH, those numbers have been used as MD-88 retirement flights to BYH in the past. Nothing is going to BYH for the time being, I expect to see some -88s filing to BYH in the coming w...

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by gsg013
Thu Mar 12, 2020 12:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 877
Views: 83709

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020

I am seeing the DL A220-100 on the following DTW-BNA-DTW Flights today and tomorrow.

DL2692: Arrives BNA 7:30 AM CST
DL2976: Arrives BNA 4:26 PM CST

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by gsg013
Thu Mar 12, 2020 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Speculation: American Airlines might file bankruptcy again
Replies: 310
Views: 64186

Re: American Airlines might file bankruptcy again

Who exactly is Sam Chui? Another blogger? Why not throw DL, UA, WN, F9, AS ect ect into the mix. UA due to their large Asia network and DL (i believe) they state they are the largest airline to Europe. AA has more debt than the rest of the entire US airline industry combined... Debt/EBITDA is ~10x ...

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by gsg013
Tue Mar 10, 2020 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 877
Views: 83709

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020

There is gonna be a decline this year. All the momentum BNA had the last 5 years ruined due to the virus hysteria and the MAX. Oh well, it was fun while it lasted. I expect a slight dip, unless we have some crazy summer growth spurt with the new flights starting. Honestly as a Nashvillian i'm not c...

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by gsg013
Tue Mar 03, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 877
Views: 83709

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020

What am insurance nightmare I mean this is one of the exact reasons to have insurance. You can do everything right and keep your plane in a hangar and a tornado can still come through and destroy it. The team at JWN is one of the best, I had my family fly through on Saturday. Hoping the airport can...

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by gsg013
Tue Mar 03, 2020 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2020
Replies: 344
Views: 72262

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2020

A DL widebody at EWR? Could it be the first DL widebody to run a scheduled route at EWR since the 90's? EWR-AMS ran until 2017 and EWR-CDG ran until 2018. Both on 76W. I flew a 767-300ER on October 28th 2017 from EWR-ATL. It had flown in CDG-EWR that afternoon and the route was switching at that ti...

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by gsg013
Wed Feb 12, 2020 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways interested in flying US Domestic Routes
Replies: 159
Views: 21661

Re: British Airways interested in flying US Domestic Routes

peterinlisbon wrote:
I heard that Virgin Atlantic is interested in flying to the moon. Unfortunately reality gets in the way sometimes...


British airways wants to fly US domestic flights and I'd like to be the King of England... aint gonna happen

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by gsg013
Sat Jan 18, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 877
Views: 83709

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020

That was my point. Airline O&D isn’t going to be that high because people can drive so easily. I've done the Southern Airways flight it goes out of Atlantic Aviation FBO. If the weather is good it is fairly convenient... I would love if they could fly it with a small Jet and make it a premium r...

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by gsg013
Thu Jan 16, 2020 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 877
Views: 83709

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020

They would need at least a decent amount of O&D (at least 50 one way?) to BNA though or they will just route them thru ATL and BWI to the east coast and Florida. Going west they can route them thru DEN/DAL/HOU/MDW. No reason to run a route on connections alone when airports with O&D can fil...

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by gsg013
Thu Jan 02, 2020 3:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 62
Views: 7207

Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2020

I saw a American Govt C-32 (military version of the 757) on the ramp at DL tech ops this afternoon in ATL. was wondering if anyone had insight into what it's doing in ATL?

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by gsg013
Thu Jan 02, 2020 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 877
Views: 83709

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2020

I came in on a Delta flight this afternoon ALT-BNA landed around 3 PM CST there was what looked to be a 777-200 BBJ on the ramp over near where Fedex usually has their planes. Didnt get the tail number but i'm fairly certain it was Len Blavatnik's 777 N777UK any clue what its doing in Nashville? htt...

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by gsg013
Mon Dec 23, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA sues DL over the use of the term “Flagship”
Replies: 322
Views: 34350

Re: AA sues DL over the use of the term “Flagship”

I've seen the term used by Delta when you go to book and the aircraft is the A350 a little red icon reads "flagship" referring that the A350 is their premier aircraft.

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by gsg013
Mon Dec 23, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1593
Views: 196778

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

What is going on with the DL A220 scheduling for BNA? Both BOS and MSP were scheduled to have it as of next May and now they are both gone, and DTW doesn't have it after May. I expect it has very little to do with BNA or the 220 and everything to do with the fact that Delta subs equipment like craz...

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by gsg013
Sat Nov 16, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 (CSeries) Delivery/Production Thread - 2019
Replies: 734
Views: 204224

Re: Airbus A220 (CSeries) Delivery/Production Thread - 2019

When does DL recieve the first batch of A220-300?

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by gsg013
Sun Sep 22, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1593
Views: 196778

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Plus, if they want to be the legacy of choice in BNA, they need to fly mainline aircraft to all their hubs. It’s probably only a matter of when BNA-LGA and possibly JFK sees the A220. LGA might become A319/A320 from what I heard from my DL friends. JFK would remain Skywest 175s. That’s odd, those m...

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by gsg013
Sat Sep 07, 2019 10:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1593
Views: 196778

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Midwestindy wrote:
Anyone know why DL has a B767 scheduled to fly BNA-LAS one-off in April 2020?


Very strange it is DL 710 BNA-LAS 767-300ER. The entire first class is sold out not sure what this is about?

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by gsg013
Sun Aug 25, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment Thread - 2019
Replies: 776
Views: 173238

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment Thread - 2019

After the refurbs on the 764 and 777, which fleet is next, the A330ceo or 763? 330ceos will get prem select MiQ, they won’t get the suites though. 75S will also be getting the MiQ premium select seat, along with comfort plus and standard Y. I am a bit confused? the 757S will get premium select seat...

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by gsg013
Fri Aug 23, 2019 2:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1593
Views: 196778

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

Rumor on the street RE: DL Sky Club: - Hoping to start the build out late this year - Building out into the apron, not up above the existing SC (read: no skydeck) Also, and this is dated info, but a SC agent said they don’t think there would be more new routes or even international service with the...

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by gsg013
Fri Aug 09, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1593
Views: 196778

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

southwest1675 wrote:
Looks like Cape Air will be flying to BNA under an EAS contract?


What is the destination of the Cape Air flight from BNA?

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by gsg013
Thu Jul 25, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 1159
Views: 248078

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

Delta 767-400ER New Cabin Refurb Update (1-21 Complete)
New Config: (34J | 20W | 28Y+| 156 Y)

Completed: (1-21) 764
N828MH: RTS 7/18/2019

To Go: (20-21) 76D
N829MH
N830MH
N831MH
N825MH
N832MH
N827MH
N833MH
N834MH
N835MH
N836MH
N837MH
N838MH
N839MH
N826MH
N841MH
N842MH
N843MH
N844MH
N840MH
N845MH

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by gsg013
Thu Jul 25, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1593
Views: 196778

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

WN’s EWR-BNA route will be cut in Nov.....sounds like bad long term news for the MAX, and will continue to stifle WN’s growth plans at BNA in 2019 https://www.cnbc.com/2019/07/25/southwest-air-to-pull-out-of-newark-after-taking-a-growth-hit-from-the-boeing-737-max-grounding.html At this point I won...

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by gsg013
Tue Jul 23, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM/Air France Eyeing Delta focus cities
Replies: 60
Views: 11837

Re: KML/Air France Eyeing Delta focus cities

I agree it would be a departure from the predominant strategy of having DL fly to the secondary U.S. markets, but I wouldn't rule it out entirely either. Do you think for CDG-BNA-CDG it would be too much capacity with an AF A330-200 ( at 224 seats 36J | 21 W | 167 Y) or the 787-9 ( 296 30J | 21W |2...

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by gsg013
Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 1159
Views: 248078

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

Anyone know what happened to DAL2341, JFK-ATL on N828MH? Unless FR24 is drunk, it shows the aircraft departing JFK, flying as far as Trenton, NJ and then turning back and landing at JFK. And FlightAware shows the same thing, so it obviously diverted back to JFK, but why? According to DL.com, it is ...

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by gsg013
Tue Jul 16, 2019 2:35 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will United return to India ?
Replies: 16
Views: 2448

Re: Will United return to India ?

Where did the 77W's that were serving these routes get moved to?

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by gsg013
Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment Thread - 2019
Replies: 776
Views: 173238

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment Thread - 2019

https://www.delta.com/us/en/aircraft/boeing/767-400er
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Where is the single 767-400ER with the new D1 cabin? The seat map is loaded on Delta.com also if someone can post the tail number that would be helpful.

https://www.delta.com/us/en/aircraft/boeing/767-400er

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by gsg013
Tue Jul 09, 2019 11:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A220 route additions
Replies: 350
Views: 29755

Re: SFO, ATL, SJC, MSY, SNA, FAI, LAS to gain A220 service by year-end 2019

AA & UA couldn't care less. While the A220 is an a.net fable, let's not forget that AA, UA and DL passed up on the A220; DL even ordered second-hand E90 and didn't change its mind until Bombardier offered it a price that was so good, Boeing sued. Ultimately, DL's primarily upgauging these route...

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by gsg013
Sat Jul 06, 2019 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1593
Views: 196778

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

WKRN had a several part series the other day with Doug Kreulen on the BNA Vision work and projects beyond. https://www.wkrn.com/news/nashville-2019/behind-the-scenes-at-nashville-international-airport/ The last video is an interesting one. It is about the proposed runway extension and towards the m...

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by gsg013
Sun Jun 30, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 1159
Views: 248078

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

DL is marketing the 359 as "New Flagship." But does it matter, when the 359 and refurbished 777 have almost exactly the same hard and soft products? You're right the advantages of the A359 are a few things that cant be seen with the eyes.. The A350 engine noise is much lower than the 777,...

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