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by OzarkD9S
Thu Jul 18, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Trump Hosts Meeting b/w QR and the U.S. Carriers
Replies: 9
Views: 1406

Re: Trump Hosts Meeting b/w QR and the U.S. Carriers

Can't we just all be happy that all the sides are coming together to talk and try to come to a compromise that everyone can accept? That's how things should be. Sit down, discuss your differences and come up with an amicable solution. There is no need to bash or belittle anyone involved with the ta...

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by OzarkD9S
Wed Jul 17, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: pax uses feet to operate in-flight screen
Replies: 16
Views: 2314

Re: pax uses feet to operate in-flight screen

Totally acceptable behavior. IF one is without hands/arms.

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by OzarkD9S
Tue Jul 16, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Top 10 757 routes
Replies: 10
Views: 536

Re: Top 10 757 routes

Interesting that AA only has one flight in the Top 10. Barely. DL has one at #7. FI has a couple but the rest is UA. So when is UA going to order the 321XLR?!?

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by OzarkD9S
Mon Jul 15, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next wave of TATL per Boyd Group
Replies: 111
Views: 11921

Re: Next wave of TATL per Boyd Group

Boyd suggested BA via LHR as a candidate. Maybe Aer Lingus? Likely there are others and they are not ULCC but network carriers....therefor support one of the drivers: "through hub feed...aka beyond LHR; FRA; CDG; AMS etc" Not sure why STL is not on the list; the list is Boyd's not mine ST...

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by OzarkD9S
Fri Jul 12, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL
Replies: 189
Views: 13472

Re: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL

Having children is also a gross and dirty process, and a choice as well. Should the rest of society cater to other people's need to breed? That's an award-winning comment right there. Wow. I would rather deal with a brief cloud of smoke in an airport than an unruly child on a 4 hour flight. I'll ta...

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by OzarkD9S
Fri Jul 12, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airliners Past: A Braniff Boeing 747 video
Replies: 36
Views: 4103

Re: Airliners Past: A Braniff Boeing 747 video

While seeing the BN 747 was cool, the surprise was seeing the TW 747 with the hollow "Trans World" titles taxiing in front of it.

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by OzarkD9S
Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potential Heathrow expansion revealed
Replies: 19
Views: 6991

Re: Potential Heathrow expansion revealed

nth thread about Heathrow expansion and still no expansion. I've always thought another runway at both STN and LGW would be the way to go. Cheaper and with less environmental/population impact than shoehorning another runway in at LHR. As a Yank I have no horse in this race but diversifying the Lon...

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by OzarkD9S
Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL
Replies: 189
Views: 13472

Re: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL

FTMCPIUS wrote:

Besides, as said many times before, your right to smoke ends where my nose begins.


So does my "right" to peace and quiet end where your children begin? It was meant to be an absurd analogy by the way.

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by OzarkD9S
Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flybe update
Replies: 111
Views: 20844

Re: Flybe update

Probably the next big thing will be to put a VS* codeshare service on all flights operated by BE at LHR and MAN. The Virgin logo will suddenly multiply its presence on airport boards. If the franchise deal is done by the winter timetable, no need for the codeshares. And also Connect will adopt the ...

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by OzarkD9S
Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates looking into Iceland service
Replies: 23
Views: 6644

Re: Emirates looking into Iceland service

kjeld0d wrote:

Does Emirates use Airline Empires as a fleet planning tool?


:rotfl:

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by OzarkD9S
Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GOL wins bid for Avianca Brazil's slots at GRU, CGH & SDU
Replies: 14
Views: 2552

Re: GOL wins bid for Avianca Brazil's slots at GRU, CGH & SDU

DL747400 wrote:

David Neeleman must be sitting in a bar getting hammered right about now.


I would assume as a Mormon Neeleman wouldn't be drinking but then again I've know a a few LDS members who didn't mind breaking a few rules (sex/drink/smoke) and just got forgiven later.

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by OzarkD9S
Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Someone just bought what's left of WOW Air.
Replies: 58
Views: 5673

Re: Former Execs of WOW trying to bring back LCC named WAB

madpropsyo wrote:

What does WAB stand for? Winging A Bankruptcy?


I'm guessing WannABet it lasts a year?

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by OzarkD9S
Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL
Replies: 189
Views: 13472

Re: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL

I only see airside smoking areas when passing through Asia and some euro ports. I've never seen them back home in Australia. Smoking is a gross and dirty habit and whilst I support the right for people to smoke, it is a choice and no where should have to cater for the habit. Having children is also...

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by OzarkD9S
Wed Jul 10, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Should Lockheed get back into commerical aircraft?
Replies: 50
Views: 5938

Re: SHOULD LOCKHEED GET BACK INTO COMMERCIAL AIRCRAFT?

HELL NO. Sponging off the government is far more lucrative.

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by OzarkD9S
Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANY update on Southwest to Canada
Replies: 52
Views: 7472

Re: ANY update on Southwest to Canada

Its not happening anytime soon. There is alot of US destinations first, central and s. America then maybe Canada. Heck id expect ANC before Canada. Plus if you look at MDW, their biggest hub, you can fly porter for $130. And thats to Billy Bishop. Porter has been at it at MDW for a long time and ha...

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by OzarkD9S
Wed Jul 03, 2019 1:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DCA to close for July 4th Celebration
Replies: 116
Views: 13430

Re: DCA to close for July 4th Celebration

Gotta love how everyone is saying we won’t make his political, yet in their replies, they literally make it political by their choice of words... But anyways, the flyovers/speech/fireworks have been announced for a while now. I’m sure the airlines/airports/atc knew before now. It is just hitting th...

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by OzarkD9S
Tue Jul 02, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DCA to close for July 4th Celebration
Replies: 116
Views: 13430

Re: DCA to close for July 4th Celebration

Makes me sick. But then a lot of things do these days. There. No mention of politics.

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by OzarkD9S
Mon Jul 01, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 456
Views: 54921

Re: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019

blueheronNC wrote:

Whatever happened to the WN RDU-SJC flight that was supposed to start June 2019?


MAX victim, most likely.

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by OzarkD9S
Mon Jul 01, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: new World Airways
Replies: 2
Views: 1163

Re: new World Airways

Just checked their website and there hasn't been any "In The News" updates since May 29, 2018. Make of it what you will...

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by OzarkD9S
Sun Jun 30, 2019 12:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX congestion getting out of control?
Replies: 58
Views: 14644

Re: LAX congestion getting out of control?

To me the most frustrating part is seeming to always take off on the runway on the opposite side of the airport from my terminal and then landing on the opposite side as well. Seems to be the case almost every time for me. I’m sure there are reasons certain planes are using certain runways, but the...

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by OzarkD9S
Fri Jun 28, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to open new LGA Concourse G in Fall
Replies: 46
Views: 8009

Re: Delta to open new LGA Concourse G in Fall

Wasn't there a plan to build a runway parallel to 13/31 over Riker's Island? Any news on that front?

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by OzarkD9S
Thu Jun 27, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Continental Holdings changing name to United Airlines Holdings
Replies: 44
Views: 5692

Re: United Continental Holdings changing name to United Airlines Holdings

Prost wrote:

Why do I sense a deteriorating thread?


History is on your side.

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by OzarkD9S
Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ signs MOU with MH to expand codesharing, among other areas of co-operation
Replies: 18
Views: 4831

Re: SQ signs MOU with MH

Interesting. How long before we get a MSA group holding if not a MSA airline again? We should see first if their interests wouldn't get in the way. MH and SQ split over differences in how each country wanted to expand. That was then, this is now. SQ is clearly the long haul player of the two. Not s...

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by OzarkD9S
Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordica signs new agreement with LOT and cancels 5 routes
Replies: 12
Views: 1821

Re: Nordica signs new agreement with LOT and cancels 5 routes

aircatalonia wrote:

Nordica is the smallest flag carrier in Europe, right?


I was thinking YO: Heli Air Monaco.

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by OzarkD9S
Mon Jun 24, 2019 4:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Memphis Aviation - 2019
Replies: 68
Views: 6323

Re: Memphis Aviation - 2019

I flew into Memphis back on May 17th and it amazed me how high the fares were on American between Charlotte and Memphis. I ended up taking a $213 one stop (stopover in Dallas) one way ticket vs taking a $534 nonstop one way ticket. I thought that was outrageous. Spoke-to-hub prices are always high,...

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by OzarkD9S
Sun Jun 23, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lockheed pitched five ‘white tail’ L-1011-500s to TWA
Replies: 35
Views: 11203

Re: Lockheed pitched five ‘white tail’ L-1011-500s to TWA

I wonder if the history of TWA might have been different had they ordered the-500 while still in production. It wouldn't have completely replaced the 747 (range issues) but would have been a much better fit for TWA's long haul network. One gripe I remember hearing from TWA exec's as early as the lat...

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by OzarkD9S
Sun Jun 23, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines retro jet?
Replies: 20
Views: 3637

Re: Southwest Airlines retro jet?

Didn't they used to keep 3 planes in the original livery to signify their first 3 cities served: Dallas, Houston and San Antonio? What happened to the third?

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by OzarkD9S
Fri Jun 21, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AZAL Azerbaijan Airlines ending U.S. service
Replies: 19
Views: 6254

Re: AZAL Azerbaijan Airlines ending U.S. service

The problem is the frequency is too low, They should increase the frequency to at least daily Because if 2 flights a week is too much, 7 flights a week is just right? :rotfl: the low frequency cannot attract business traveler NYC-Chicago, true. How many travelers per day are flying between the enti...

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by OzarkD9S
Wed Jun 19, 2019 11:59 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: F9 Could Use A321XLR Order for Transatlantic
Replies: 116
Views: 10955

Re: F9 Could Use A321XLR Order for Transatlantic

Who says it has to be Europe? I could see F9 as a new disruptor to/from Hawaii.

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by OzarkD9S
Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AZAL Azerbaijan Airlines ending U.S. service
Replies: 19
Views: 6254

Re: AZAL Azerbaijan Airlines ending U.S. service

chunhimlai wrote:

The problem is the frequency is too low,

They should increase the frequency to at least daily


Because if 2 flights a week is too much, 7 flights a week is just right? :rotfl:

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by OzarkD9S
Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Southern to launch PKX as the largest home hub carrier by relocating fully to Beijing’s new mega-airport
Replies: 28
Views: 5461

Re: China Southern to launch PKX as the largest home hub carrier by relocating fully to Beijing’s new mega-airport

I always assumed non-Star airlines would be moving en mass to PKX leaving PEK to be nearly all Star. This comes as no surprise but its interesting that CZ won't be operating any flights to PEK from it's other China hubs.

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by OzarkD9S
Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Odd Flight Numbering
Replies: 15
Views: 2376

Re: AA Odd Flight Numbering

Isn't that what is referred to as a round robin flight? I think it's fairly common, AA seems to be using it more often these days. Its my understanding that "round robin" flights were a way of serving two destinations with one plane such as STL-SRQ-RSW-STL as an old example from the TWA S...

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by OzarkD9S
Fri May 31, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca/Synergy continues to unravel: the latest from Avianca Argentina
Replies: 13
Views: 2839

Re: Avianca/Synergy continues to unravel: the latest from Avianca Argentina

Is UA stepping in? I hear they have some sort of control of AV's debt.

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by OzarkD9S
Wed May 29, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United to launch Newark-Seville next year
Replies: 47
Views: 10905

Re: United to launch Newark-Seville next year

SpaceshipDC10 wrote:

Didn't TWA do it as well to a lesser extent during the late '90s out of JFK?


JFK-LIS for sure. Maybe BCN?

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by OzarkD9S
Tue May 21, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why Didn't DL Order the MD-95 & Save Long Beach Assembly?
Replies: 15
Views: 3595

Re: Why Didn't DL Order the MD-95 & Save Long Beach Assembly?

Many people were betting on NW ordering some as DC-9 replacements. That would have been THE prime order for the MD-95 at the time.

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by OzarkD9S
Sun May 19, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/19/2019:AA Shrinks MEX;CZ JFK-WUH;F9 Suspends MCO-PSM
Replies: 47
Views: 7953

Re: OAG Changes 5/19/2019:AA Shrinks MEX;CZ JFK-WUH;F9 Suspends MCO-PSM

SEA-LGB before SEA-OAK/BUR/ONT? LGB traffic seems to do better on the West Coast. And if DL doesn't use the other 3 slots "somewhere" they lose 'em. I can see SEA as the lower risk option should DL decide to utilise the 3 unused slots. A route like LGB-SEA would also need a business frien...

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by OzarkD9S
Sat May 18, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1781
Views: 356460

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released

http://i63.tinypic.com/2m34vo3.jpg Ok..... 3.5 hours later. Here's the requests and a few more added in. Ignoring my sub-par photoshop skills, what do you think of the livery on these aircraft? Hope you all enjoy! *Images not to scale.* Just saw these as I haven't checked the thread for a while. Gr...

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by OzarkD9S
Sat May 18, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: American Airlines To Bring Back Seatback IFEs On Domestic Aircraft
Replies: 180
Views: 22305

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

I remember these things called "books". Does anyone else? And some people read, some watch TV, some draw, some do a combination of them on flights, and/or other things (not anything inappropriate for being in a plane, of course - I'd hope at least). Why does wanting choices that someone e...

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by OzarkD9S
Sat May 18, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN and DFW
Replies: 36
Views: 5016

Re: WN and DFW

No. Knowing this Company the way I do. Not going to happen most likely. Honestly, the new WN has mostly moved beyond the secondary Airport business model aside from DAL, MDW, and HOU. Well in all seriousness then, how many Fort Worth area pax drive past DFW to fly out of DAL? I've always been curio...

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by OzarkD9S
Sat May 18, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN and DFW
Replies: 36
Views: 5016

Re: WN and DFW

One of two things will happen in 2024. Either WN will petition for full unrestricted repeal of the Wright Amendment and buildout DAL to the full 40 gate master plan (most likely scenario). Or, they will request 10-15 gates be made available at DFW and split the operation between the two Airports. O...

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by OzarkD9S
Sat May 18, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: American Airlines To Bring Back Seatback IFEs On Domestic Aircraft
Replies: 180
Views: 22305

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

I remember these things called "books". Does anyone else?

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by OzarkD9S
Fri May 17, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: US DOT awards Haneda slots
Replies: 765
Views: 132857

Re: US-Japan agree on additional Haneda slots; DOT to allocate

CriticalPoint wrote:

I’m pretty sure CO never served HND.


They did, in the 70's via Continental Micronesia to SPN/GUM.

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by OzarkD9S
Thu May 16, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue switches from Coke to Pepsi
Replies: 193
Views: 19324

Re: JetBlue switches from Coke to Pepsi

spinotter wrote:

All soft drinks are sugar-filled awful tasting beverages not even worthy of a child's taste.


Which is why brands rarely matter when it comes to soft drinks. When I feel the need far carbonated sugar water, store brands work just fine. And half the price!

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by OzarkD9S
Thu May 16, 2019 1:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Air Canada to buy Air Transat
Replies: 308
Views: 49791

Re: Air Canada buying Air Transat

So will Onex SWOOP in and buy Sunwing now?

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by OzarkD9S
Thu May 16, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: JFK TWA Terminal to turn into a hotel
Replies: 87
Views: 7658

Re: JFK Finally has its own Hotel!

One bad take away The FIDs arent showing real info A few years back, I was in the terminal for an event and every real time JFK flight was on the boards...it was awesome For some reason they took a step backward here and have fake flights up there now I agree that would be awesome if the they were ...

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by OzarkD9S
Wed May 15, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: JFK TWA Terminal to turn into a hotel
Replies: 87
Views: 7658

Re: JFK Finally has its own Hotel!

spinotter wrote:

Cheesy web site.


I think it goes quite nicely with the retro ambiance of the facility. Its supposed to be sorta cheesy. Looking forward to my visit there in October.

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by OzarkD9S
Tue May 14, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport PAST: Dallas Love Field - Southwest 727 Braniff 747 Delta 747 plus
Replies: 61
Views: 8194

Re: Airport PAST: Dallas Love Field - Southwest 727 Braniff 747 Delta 747 plus

A brief flash of the Ozark Air Lines street sign but they couldn't show one shot of an Ozark plane? Disappointing.

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by OzarkD9S
Sat May 11, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Is Delta truly a one hub airline?
Replies: 71
Views: 10237

Re: Is Delta truly a one hub airline?

Saying DL is a one hub airline is like saying WN is a no hub airline, regardless what the folks Dallas say.

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by OzarkD9S
Sat May 11, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta & WestJet Joint Venture Future Routes
Replies: 65
Views: 7169

Re: Delta & WestJet Joint Venture Future Routes

Bingo1 wrote:

Is this the DTW fanboy club or the WS/DL JV discussion?


Since the DTW thread was locked due to the usual ridiculousness, they have to go somewhere else now.

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