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by DTWorld
Thu May 28, 2020 7:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 1961
Views: 342765

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

So, the enhanced retiree package (age+ yrs service =70) is basically about 6 months of severance pay, 8 positive space tickets, 6 special retiree flight listings, above regular retirees but below active employees. 1 year normal flight privileges. 2 years medical/dental/vision. I know I'm missing a ...

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by DTWorld
Wed May 13, 2020 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: DL retired MD-80/90s quickly
Replies: 1133
Views: 250173

Re: DL retiring MD-80/90s quickly

I see they're making some changes in the schedule. This is an obvious typo, but it definitely made me chuckle. :rotfl:

Image

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by DTWorld
Wed Mar 25, 2020 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The new domestic service standard: just water. DL now onboard.
Replies: 207
Views: 28204

Re: The new domestic service standard: just water. DL now onboard.

Adipocere wrote:
I hope airlines rescind non rev flying benefits from here on.


Lol! Good luck hiring people.

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by DTWorld
Fri Feb 14, 2020 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Unveils Special A321 Livery With All 90,000 Employee Names On It
Replies: 49
Views: 12456

Re: Delta Unveils Special A321 Livery With All 90,000 Employee Names On It

Left side in the U. My eyes still hurt after spending 15-20 minutes trying to find it.

Cheesy? Yes, but it's a simple gesture of goodwill.

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by DTWorld
Wed Jan 29, 2020 11:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL launching new Uniforms amidst health concerns
Replies: 77
Views: 12106

Re: DL launching new Uniforms amidst health concerns

Someone will have to explain to me how uniforms can cause "vertigo and even impaired liver functions". I'm not a medical expert by any means, but a friend of mine at work switched to the black suit and pants because he claims the formaldehyde in the uniforms triggered his sickle cell so b...

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by DTWorld
Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit (DTW) sets record for the months of August and September.
Replies: 14
Views: 2546

Re: Detroit (DTW) sets record for the months of August and September.

I was asking a simple yes or no question before the mods decided to delete it. Is the deice pad by runway 3L back in operation or not?

Mods, why delete my simple question, yet allow almost half of this thread to be about the runway itself?

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by DTWorld
Thu Nov 21, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Could Ann Arbor, MI eventually support air service?
Replies: 37
Views: 2612

Re: Could Ann Arbor, MI eventually support air service?

With Michigan flyer being an hourly service to/from DTW costing about $22 roundtrip, why bother? That's not even going into the aforementioned reasons described above.

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by DTWorld
Sun Oct 20, 2019 3:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Protests in Barcelona
Replies: 33
Views: 8513

Re: Protests in Barcelona

Heading to BCN for a few days in late January and booked things well before current events unfolded. I'm thinking things will simmer down between now and then, but I'm watching the situation closely as my hotel just happens to be located in Passeig de Gracia (aka ground zero for a lot of the demonst...

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by DTWorld
Sun Oct 20, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why no Italy year round from Detroit.
Replies: 26
Views: 7165

Re: Why no Italy year round from Detroit.

Demographics

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by DTWorld
Tue Sep 24, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potential new DTW TATL service for S20
Replies: 165
Views: 16066

Re: Potential new DTW TATL service for S20

EI and FI seem plausible. I really really really want to see DL make MUC year-round in the future instead of just seasonal. With LH starting the route next May, it might be a matter of who blinks first.

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by DTWorld
Thu Sep 05, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 1159
Views: 248089

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

Someone was saying on a Facebook page that the 330neo will be arriving into DTW starting mid-October, with an ETA of 13:20 and an ETD of 18:10. That makes it obvious it's going to Europe, but if only four frames are to be on property by the end of the year, then I have my doubts of them flying somet...

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by DTWorld
Sun Jun 16, 2019 5:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: passenger hits flight attendant, then pukes during Delta flight from IND to CDG
Replies: 100
Views: 14368

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

Looks like the aircraft continued the same night on the regularly scheduled DL 18 to LHR. Weird that it didn’t continue to CDG. DL 18 was originally delayed due to a mechanical delay, hence swapping aircraft. It didn't help that Mr. Morin made alleged bomb threats to federal air marshalls on board ...

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by DTWorld
Sun Jun 16, 2019 4:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: passenger hits flight attendant, then pukes during Delta flight from IND to CDG
Replies: 100
Views: 14368

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

The one thing that makes me wonder is that this occurred 40 minutes after boarding. If that's the case and not something lost in translation within the article, why not return to IND, deplane him and the bag, and then continue?

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by DTWorld
Mon May 20, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF schedules 77W for CDG-MSP
Replies: 3
Views: 1724

Re: AF schedules 77W for CDG-MSP

At first, the username seemed crazy. Now, I can't say I'm all too surprised. DTW gets the 77W from them on occasion.

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by DTWorld
Sat May 04, 2019 1:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A220 route additions
Replies: 350
Views: 29762

Re: Delta A220 route additions

Wonder what the fares on the DTW-DTW route will be. I would think they would be astronomical, a monopoly route like that..... Plus as we all know, DL is planning to close the DTW hub so might as well rip off the citizens of Detroit one last time :duck: If anything, it would be taxiing around the po...

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by DTWorld
Fri May 03, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Delta A330neo Rolls Out Of Paintshop
Replies: 105
Views: 33590

Re: First Delta A330neo Rolls Out Of Paintshop

727LOVER wrote:
When is this plane supposed to enter service?


01 July on SEA-PVG.

Rumor has it that it's scheduled to be delivered on 16 May, but as I'm yet to see any indications of the first flight for any of the frames, I'd be shocked if that date still holds.

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by DTWorld
Tue Apr 30, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 1159
Views: 248089

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

A330neo with full paint and engines. https://twitter.com/Frenchpainter/status/1119667118306463744?s=20 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D4nbQECXoAMkZ8h?format=jpg&name=large The real question is “when will it take its first flight?” I keep asking myself that question as it's been a while since I pos...

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by DTWorld
Thu Apr 18, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 207
Views: 94801

Re: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

DL's second A339 (cn 1920 F-WWKT // N402DX) has appeared on the flightline in TLS with its engines attached.

ImageDelta Air Lines Airbus A330-941 cn 1920 F-WWKT // N402DX by Clément Alloing, on Flickr

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by DTWorld
Thu Apr 11, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 2702
Views: 416069

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/ke91

Congrats once again, BOS and KE. Although my Alexa claims that the weather will be cloudy, I'm looking forward to seeing some pictures!
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It looks like HL8084 will be the frame of choice for KE's inaugural to BOS.

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/ke91

Congrats once again, BOS and KE. Although my Alexa claims that the weather will be cloudy, I'm looking forward to seeing some pictures!

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by DTWorld
Mon Apr 08, 2019 6:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air Chairman Ousted
Replies: 21
Views: 5143

Re: Korean Air Chairman Ousted

The battle for management control will start now......Would be interesting to watch. Somebody fetch me a bag of popcorn macadamia nuts. :duck: While I am sorry for their loss, I do hope this may enable KE to modernize their product a bit more. Yes I recognize their fleet is fairly modern, but would...

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by DTWorld
Wed Apr 03, 2019 3:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 207
Views: 94801

Re: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

DL's first A330neo is on the flight line with its engines attached (bottom right corner). First flight is imminent I guess?

ImageTakeoff Toulouse Blagnac 30/03/2019 # by DigitalAirliners.com, on Flickr

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by DTWorld
Sun Mar 24, 2019 1:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1098
Views: 100456

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019

flymco753 wrote:
Do the A FIS pods have elevator accessibility?


Yes. They all do. That's the only way the wheelchair agents can get to it for an international arrival.

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by DTWorld
Sat Mar 23, 2019 3:24 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How many US states have you visited?
Replies: 91
Views: 7211

Re: How many US states have you visited?

Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado (If you count being stuck in DEN. It's a long story). Florida Georgia Hawaii Illinois Indiana Kentucky Louisiana Maryland Massachusetts Michigan (my home state) Minnesota (lengthy layover in MSP, so I visited the mall of America) New Jersey (flying into EW...

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by DTWorld
Sat Mar 23, 2019 3:13 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How many countries have you visited?
Replies: 36
Views: 1950

Re: How many countries have you visited?

North America Canada Mexico (it was only Tijuana when I was 10 and visiting my aunt and uncle in California) United States (home) South America Brazil Europe Austria Denmark France (just barely as it was an afternoon in Strasbourg) Germany Italy The Netherlands Sweden Asia Japan South Korea Thailan...

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by DTWorld
Mon Mar 18, 2019 2:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1098
Views: 100456

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019

PSU.DTW.SCE wrote:
The fountain should be replaced by the Joe Louis fist.


We could always use another Robocop statue. :stirthepot:

Though I think it would be kinda cool to see a spirit of Detroit replica somewhere in the terminal.

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by DTWorld
Sat Mar 16, 2019 4:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1098
Views: 100456

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019

Looks like the last GRU flight is on the 29th of March. Sad to see it go, but it doesn't surprise me too much. In a somewhat vain attempt to cheer everyone up, it looks like NGO is increasing to 6x weekly this summer starting this April. DL095 DTW1215 – 1445+1NGO 332 x3 DL095 DTW1445 – 1715+1NGO 332...

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by DTWorld
Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019
Replies: 1187
Views: 532648

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread - 2019

¿Status of VS#1...msn 274? MSN 274 is in storage at the A380 flightline area. MSN 298 is in Station 20 and may well become the first VS delivery. This photo is a few days old but it shows the engines have been installed. My mouth is watering over the thought of seeing this painted. https://www.flic...

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by DTWorld
Mon Mar 04, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 1098
Views: 100456

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Thread - 2019

Do we have any pictures of the current demolition of the Smith terminal?

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by DTWorld
Tue Feb 26, 2019 4:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Vanuatu orders 4 A220
Replies: 43
Views: 9516

Re: Air Vanuatu orders 4 A220

:drool: :drool: :drool: https://airbus-h.assetsadobe2.com/is/image/content/dam/products-and-solutions/commercial-aircraft/a220-family/a220-100/A220-100-Air-Vanuatu-01.jpg?wid=3626&fit=constrain https://airbus-h.assetsadobe2.com/is/image/content/dam/products-and-solutions/commercial-aircraft/a220...

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by DTWorld
Wed Feb 20, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Vanuatu orders 4 A220
Replies: 43
Views: 9516

Re: Air Vanuatu orders 4 A220

Excellent news. Now please don't change the livery.

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by DTWorld
Sat Feb 16, 2019 12:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Media tour of finished WJ 787
Replies: 16
Views: 5804

Re: Media tour of finished WJ 787

^Agreed.

Premium select and coach are more identical to the DL A350s than they do the AC 787s.

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by DTWorld
Thu Feb 14, 2019 4:47 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Help needed regarding Japan Rail Pass
Replies: 14
Views: 1640

Re: Help needed regarding Japan Rail Pass

The JR Rail pass is more economical if you plan to venture outside of Tokyo and visit other regions in the country, otherwise, you're wasting lots of money. You'd be better off getting a SUICA and PASMO card. They are both rechargeable and make things far easier than having to figure out the fares b...

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by DTWorld
Sun Feb 03, 2019 3:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best Medicine for a Cold
Replies: 28
Views: 1886

Re: Best Medicine for a Cold

Agreed on the previous posts. I was coming close to one after getting some little bug from my dad who still has it (mostly a dry cough). I got some Zicam chewables at CVS and those worked perfectly. I wasn't over it completely, but it was to the point where I hardly noticed I had a cold. My understa...

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by DTWorld
Thu Jan 31, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future Delta A350 Routes
Replies: 72
Views: 9947

Re: Future Delta A350 Routes

I could have sworn I heard something about ATL-NRT becoming an A350 soon.

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by DTWorld
Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finnair to launch New Chitose
Replies: 9
Views: 4040

Re: Finnair to launch New Chitose

Congrats to AY and my second home of CTS. I wish them the best of success on this route, even if it's highly seasonal.

Now if only there were a 3x weekly SEA-CTS on a DL 763 then I'd be super happy. :cloudnine:

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by DTWorld
Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Government Shutdown and TSA Lines
Replies: 14
Views: 2423

Re: Government Shutdown and TSA Lines

I dropped my mom off last night at DTW, and was shocked to see how barren the lines were. We both left early in the expectation that things would be a little backed up, but it looked like a total ghost town by the ticket counters compared to what I'm used to.

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by DTWorld
Tue Dec 18, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 2342
Views: 161790

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

Any word on when CBP will be adding Mobile Passport app to DTW? Passed through DTW on my way back from London yesterday, and it would have been nice to use the app instead of having to use the computers. There's always Global Entry and Nexus. Nexus is super-cheap at only $50. Yes, you'll have to go...

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by DTWorld
Sat Dec 15, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First ANA A380 rolls out of the paintshop
Replies: 113
Views: 20898

Re: First ANA A380 rolls out of the paintshop

Finally, a Japanese A380! I may consider just going to Japan to ride it to/from Hawaii instead of some crappy 767.

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by DTWorld
Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Summer 19 Schedule?
Replies: 21
Views: 5118

Re: Delta Summer 19 Schedule?

binayak wrote:
Is there any information on the upcoming Mumbai flight in the summer schedule?


I have been wondering the same thing. You would think we would hear something by now, but it feels like all the talk was simply smoke and mirrors.

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by DTWorld
Fri Nov 30, 2018 5:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A380 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 116
Views: 34571

Re: Airbus A380 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

When is the ANA bird supposed to be out of paint? Can't be far off? I was wondering the same thing. Then I came across this. (I tried embedding it but failed miserably. If anyone can explain how that would be greatly appreciated.) https://twitter.com/Airbus/status/1068080612362326016 I'd be a littl...

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by DTWorld
Fri Nov 30, 2018 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: *Unconfirmed* Air France terminates Joon
Replies: 111
Views: 25797

Re: Air France terminates Joon

It makes me wonder what will happen with their 343s. Will they revert back to AF, or will they be parked altogether?

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by DTWorld
Tue Nov 20, 2018 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New ANA Safety Video
Replies: 0
Views: 716

New ANA Safety Video

No YouTube video of it (yet anyway), but their Facebook page mentions a new safety video will be launched for domestic routes starting December 1 and international routes beginning January 1. The theme of it centers around Japanese Kabuki and given NH's reputation for quality, I'm sure it will not d...

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by DTWorld
Tue Nov 06, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 2342
Views: 161790

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

Slightly off topic, but I've been hearing from coworkers on the bus to our parking lot that they've been reconfiguring a few things in the customs hall where we're (finally!) getting mobile passport by the end of the year.

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by DTWorld
Fri Oct 26, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Takes Delivery Of First Airbus A220-100
Replies: 82
Views: 19837

Re: Delta Takes Delivery Of First Airbus A220-100

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n101du
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Can't wait to see more pictures of the interior. I'm not on the inaugural, but I'm very tempted to book a trip out of my neck of the woods.

For those wanting to track the delivery flight to ATL...

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n101du

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by DTWorld
Thu Oct 25, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 (CSeries) Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 538
Views: 176141

Re: Airbus A220 (CSeries) Production/Delivery Thread 2018

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL9700
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I think it's safe to say this is the delivery flight for DL's first A220.

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL9700

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by DTWorld
Sat Oct 20, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 2342
Views: 161790

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

Michigan has a very significant amount of tourism but we aren't in the top 10, and may barely even make the top 20 states in regards of tourism revenue. The vast majority of tourism is in-state and regionally-driven from states within a day's drive of most destinations. The amount of out-of-state t...

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by DTWorld
Tue Oct 09, 2018 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 971
Views: 166071

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL583

DTW-PVG is returning to DTW. I hear that someone on board passed away and YWG wasn't available as a diversion point.

My condolences to the pax's loved ones.
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https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL583

DTW-PVG is returning to DTW. I hear that someone on board passed away and YWG wasn't available as a diversion point.

My condolences to the pax's loved ones.

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by DTWorld
Mon Oct 08, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rethinking LGA Airport
Replies: 74
Views: 11390

Re: Rethinking LGA Airport

On the shitty days at work, I jokingly say that all it takes is for some air traffic controller in LGA to sneeze and all hell breaks loose. Sure the terminal investments are nice for LGA, but what is really needed is another runway that will NOT intersect with the approach paths for JFK.

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by DTWorld
Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA New Uniforms Revealed
Replies: 80
Views: 10019

Re: AA New Uniforms Revealed

That scarf is nearly as large as the people wearing them!

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by DTWorld
Sat Sep 22, 2018 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 2342
Views: 161790

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

and the irony of it is that DL does the ground handling for KLM and AF in most, if not all the hubs. I know that's the case with the AF flight here. I'm friends with plenty of the agents who work that flight at the gate/counter on a daily basis. Oh, and the idea of MEM-AMS returning by virtue of bei...

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