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by maps4ltd
Fri Jul 19, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 to start FAR-PHX
Replies: 15
Views: 1488

Re: F9 to start FAR-PHX

This is FAR-fetched.

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by maps4ltd
Sun Jul 14, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: To the Oil Rigs of Libya!: Opening(and closing) a rig
Replies: 10
Views: 3396

Re: To the Oil Rigs of Libya!: Opening(and closing) a rig

I always know a trip report entitled "to the oil rigs of..." will be good.

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by maps4ltd
Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:18 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying British Airways Club Europe with Hillary Clinton randomly sitting behind me was interesting!
Replies: 9
Views: 5240

Re: Flying British Airways Club Europe with Hillary Clinton randomly sitting behind me was interesting!

:rotfl:

Prinair wrote:
So she flew commercial? … Her broom must have been broken.
Interesting report anyway.
:stirthepot:

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by maps4ltd
Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Former Southwest 737-300 en route to Tampa
Replies: 22
Views: 6119

Former Southwest 737-300 en route to Tampa

N637SW is currently en route from Victorville to Tampa. I assume this is to be transferred to a new owner, but is something bigger afoot?

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by maps4ltd
Sun Jul 07, 2019 2:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A220 route additions
Replies: 266
Views: 10270

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

Ionosphere wrote:
BenflysDTW wrote:
ATL-SLC is interesting, usually much larger planes are on that, even the 767-300 had daily flights in the past.


Those flights were operated by the domestic 763. One of the flights was ATL-SLC-HNL.


I think SLC-HNL is a 752 now. Correct me if I'm wrong.

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by maps4ltd
Sun Jul 07, 2019 2:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A220 route additions
Replies: 266
Views: 10270

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

Almost all of the markets listed are downgauges, unless they are adding frequencies. I know SEA-FAI was an E175. SLC-SNA and SEA-DEN are both routinely flown by 717s, representing a single-seat downgauge. The critical part here is that Delta has not yet divulged the frequencies. Will be interesting...

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by maps4ltd
Fri Jul 05, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA applies for DFW-Guayaquil, Quito
Replies: 46
Views: 5264

Re: AA applies for DFW-Guayaquil, Quito

I would suppose ATL-GYE would work better than DFW-GYE. There's a lot of east coast demand, but I'm not sure how strong Delta is in Ecuador. Then if the Ecuador - U.S. market is so East-Coast centric, AA should have studied the numbers for CLT-GYE instead of DFW-GYE. Maybe AA thinks there is untapp...

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by maps4ltd
Fri Jul 05, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA applies for DFW-Guayaquil, Quito
Replies: 46
Views: 5264

Re: AA applies for DFW-Guayaquil, Quito

I would suppose ATL-GYE would work better than DFW-GYE. There's a lot of east coast demand, but I'm not sure how strong Delta is in Ecuador.

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by maps4ltd
Fri Jul 05, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 922
Views: 109098

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

I thought it would be about time to be hearing about the proposals for the EAS cities in and out of STL! Wonder when MWA-Marion, Illinois will come up. I am HOPING SkyWest will try for MWA! Did SkyWest put a bid for UIN? Seems interesting Cape Air is trying to get back into UIN?! Alex I’ve only see...

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by maps4ltd
Thu Jul 04, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 922
Views: 109098

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Are we forgetting that Charlotte exists? It's not the Caribbean powerhouse that MIA is. It's more like AA's ATL; good for southeastern US connections. Charlotte offers all the top destinations and a few others people want to get to. Unless the daily STL-Bonaire market has jumped to a significant nu...

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by maps4ltd
Thu Jul 04, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 922
Views: 109098

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

stlgph wrote:
Are we forgetting that Charlotte exists?


It's not the Caribbean powerhouse that MIA is. It's more like AA's ATL; good for southeastern US connections.

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by maps4ltd
Thu Jul 04, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 922
Views: 109098

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Far cry from the 3x757 AA would ply the route with daily back in the day. Just don't think there is that much demand to Jamaica and the DR that is not already served from Frontier, Apple, etc.. It isn't just Jamaica and the DR. I get that, but MIA is AA's gateway to tons of other destinations in th...

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by maps4ltd
Thu Jul 04, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATH and AA will it grow?
Replies: 58
Views: 8976

Re: ATH and AA will it grow?

I think you'd see PHL made year-round before that happened.

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by maps4ltd
Tue Jul 02, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Poll: Have You Flown on 737MAX?
Replies: 37
Views: 1795

Re: Poll: Have You Flown on 737MAX?

Once. MCO-STL last December on WN. Was a 737-800 till the morning of.

Conversely, I had booked a MAX 8 OAK-STL last October, but it was swapped with an -800

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by maps4ltd
Tue Jul 02, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: B6 or WN?
Replies: 18
Views: 1660

Re: B6 or WN?

WN compared to the legacy carriers has no bag fees, no FF blackout dates, better Y legroom, better crew service/attitudes (reliably), free snacks and drinks, no change fees, and a less congested boarding process. I think that makes the legacies tacky and declasse. I've never been a fan of the board...

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by maps4ltd
Tue Jul 02, 2019 12:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2019 Booked/Flown Flights List
Replies: 216
Views: 28784

Re: Your 2019 Booked/Flown Flights List

FLOWN: January: January 1: Delta Connection (Skywest) DL3515, STL-SLC, Bombardier CRJ-900ER, N813SK January 5: Delta Connection (Skywest) DL3663, SLC-STL, Bombardier CRJ-900ER, N821SK March: March 16: Copa Airlines CM236, ORD-PTY, Boeing 737-800, HP-1538CMP March 16: Copa Airlines CM373, PTY-UIO, Bo...

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by maps4ltd
Wed May 22, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 922
Views: 109098

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

stl07 wrote:
maps4ltd wrote:
stl07 wrote:
Ground stop stay safe everyone. Reported sightings in Chesterfield and Bridgeton (hence the ground stop)


It was a non-event

Not for the thousands of people that had to change their travel plans/miss meetings like one of my family members


In the grand scheme of things. I was expecting worse.

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by maps4ltd
Wed May 22, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 922
Views: 109098

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

stl07 wrote:
Ground stop stay safe everyone. Reported sightings in Chesterfield and Bridgeton (hence the ground stop)


It was a non-event

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by maps4ltd
Wed May 22, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lakeland in talks with American for commercial flights
Replies: 73
Views: 7733

Re: Lakeland in talks with American for commercial flights

sargester wrote:
maps4ltd wrote:
RobertS975 wrote:
This is the type of destination that a carrier like Allegiant (G4) would serve, similar to their service to PGD.


Or F9, which serves places like PSM and BFM (Portsmouth and Mobile).


LAL isn't much of a vacation destination...


Legoland and central Florida retirees. The latter being critical.

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by maps4ltd
Wed May 22, 2019 1:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Will Replace DL's 757-351?
Replies: 76
Views: 10545

Re: What Will Replace DL's 757-351?

For reference, here are DL's 753 routes as of this summer: ATL-SEA x2 ATL-SFO x2 ATL-LAX x2 ATL-SAN x1 ATL-LAS x1 ATL-SLC x3 DTW-SEA x2 DTW-SFO x2 DTW-LAX x2 MSP-SEA x3 MSP-LAX x2 MSP-MCO x1 SEA-HNL x2 LAX-HNL x1 So basically, core DL hubs to major West Coast cities, plus a few others. In the winte...

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by maps4ltd
Tue May 21, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lakeland in talks with American for commercial flights
Replies: 73
Views: 7733

Re: Lakeland in talks with American for commercial flights

RobertS975 wrote:
This is the type of destination that a carrier like Allegiant (G4) would serve, similar to their service to PGD.


Or F9, which serves places like PSM and BFM (Portsmouth and Mobile).

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by maps4ltd
Tue May 21, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Delayed and taken advantage of..?
Replies: 8
Views: 2062

Re: Delayed and taken advantage of..?

Hey a.netters, long time lurker first post. Having an issue in AGS this morning and have a question for you all. Should I be suspicious of the fact that my 530a departure from AGS-CLT scheduled on a CRJ7 (downgraded to a CRJ2) has been cancelled due to mx? I fully understand cancellations and they ...

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by maps4ltd
Sun May 19, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 922
Views: 109098

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Was anybody else at the Honor Flight last night? Got a gate pass, through security. We formed lines around the hallway near Gate E8. A Southwest Airlines 737-700 (N458WN) pulled up from DCA 20 minutes early, with all the vets getting off. Everyone applauded. It was hot in the terminal, and most flig...

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by maps4ltd
Sun May 19, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/19/2019:AA Shrinks MEX;CZ JFK-WUH;F9 Suspends MCO-PSM
Replies: 47
Views: 7963

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

9X HNL-JHM JUN 7>0[0] JUL 7>0[0] AUG 7>0[0] SEP 7>0[0] OCT 7>0[0] NOV 7>0[0] DEC 7>0[0] JAN 7>0[0] FEB 7>0[0] 9X HNL-LUP JUN 1.8>0[0] JUL 1.9>0[0] AUG 1.9>0[0] SEP 1.8>0[0] OCT 1.9>0[0] NOV 1.9>0[0] DEC 1.8>0[0] JAN 1.9>0[0] FEB 1.9>0[0] 9X HNL-MKK JUN 11>0[0] JUL 11>0[0] AUG 11>0[0] SEP 11>0[0] OC...

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by maps4ltd
Thu May 16, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2019 Booked/Flown Flights List
Replies: 216
Views: 28784

Re: Your 2019 Booked/Flown Flights List

FLOWN: January: January 1: Delta Connection (Skywest) OO3515, STL-SLC, Bombardier CRJ-900ER, N813SK January 5: Delta Connection (Skywest) OO3663, SLC-STL, Bombardier CRJ-900ER, N821SK March: March 16: Copa Airlines CM236, ORD-PTY, Boeing 737-800, HP-1538CMP March 16: Copa Airlines CM373, PTY-UIO, Bo...

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by maps4ltd
Thu May 16, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue switches from Coke to Pepsi
Replies: 193
Views: 19347

Re: JetBlue switches from Coke to Pepsi

You could say this is the straw that broke the camel's back!

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by maps4ltd
Thu May 16, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Disapointing TWA HOTEL at JFK + UA 787-10economy FRA-EWR (w/photo)
Replies: 23
Views: 9629

Re: Disapointing TWA HOTEL at JFK + UA 787-10economy FRA-EWR (w/photo)

At this point I was getting angry and told him that I traveled here from Europe to experience this very hotel and also told him that I am documenting my experience and it is not starting in a stellar way . I know what you experienced is pretty bad, but that is probably not the way you should have g...

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by maps4ltd
Thu May 16, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue switches from Coke to Pepsi
Replies: 193
Views: 19347

Re: JetBlue switches from Coke to Pepsi

BlueberryWheats wrote:
Meh, Pepsi is better than coke anyway. :duck:


You did not just say that.

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by maps4ltd
Thu May 16, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Air Canada to buy Air Transat
Replies: 308
Views: 49838

Re: Air Canada buying Air Transat

OzarkD9S wrote:
So will Onex SWOOP in and buy Sunwing now?


I really hope there isn't much more consolidation in the CA market. I know it's a small population (less than California), but it has ridiculously high fares as it is.

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by maps4ltd
Thu May 16, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Air Canada to buy Air Transat
Replies: 308
Views: 49838

Re: Air Canada buying Air Transat

https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/air-ca ... -1.5138180


Talk about "out of left field."
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yulguy wrote:
It's the second major airline acquisition in Canada this week!

https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/air-ca ... -1.5138180


Talk about "out of left field."

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by maps4ltd
Sun May 12, 2019 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: At DL flying is a family affair
Replies: 58
Views: 6826

Re: At DL flying is a family affair

So a post on a touching airline moment has turned into a full fledged affirmative action debate.

Welcome to a.net

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by maps4ltd
Fri May 10, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Admits It Has No Brand Purpose
Replies: 104
Views: 22074

Re: American Airlines Admits It Has No Brand Purpose

What's the reasoning for that? No TPAC or TATL service, no AVOD, no possibility of Admirals Club access, no Y+ or F upgrades... I also switched from AA, Chemist, to Delta. Delta instead of WN to keep the benefits described above by MidwestIndy. May I answer about the reasoning for that? Because not...

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by maps4ltd
Fri May 10, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Admits It Has No Brand Purpose
Replies: 104
Views: 22074

Re: American Airlines Admits It Has No Brand Purpose

Questionable fleet decisions on some routes. On MIA-SEA, the 321S has better range than the 738 and usually can do the route much more easily, but a 738 is still often scheduled on the route...often times needing a fuel stop even when the 321 can make it. Also, 737s are regularly scheduling into bo...

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by maps4ltd
Fri May 10, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Admits It Has No Brand Purpose
Replies: 104
Views: 22074

Re: American Airlines Admits It Has No Brand Purpose

I'm lifetime Gold but I now always book WN preferentially. I get better seating, better service, better ff program. What's the reasoning for that? No TPAC or TATL service, no AVOD, no possibility of Admirals Club access, no Y+ or F upgrades... I also switched from AA, Chemist, to Delta. Delta inste...

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by maps4ltd
Fri May 10, 2019 1:52 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: To the Oil Rigs of Venezuela: Closing an Oil Rig!
Replies: 12
Views: 5330

Re: To the Oil Rigs of Venezuela: Closing an Oil Rig!

Of all the times one would be sent to Venezuela...

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by maps4ltd
Fri May 10, 2019 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Admits It Has No Brand Purpose
Replies: 104
Views: 22074

Re: American Airlines Admits It Has No Brand Purpose

It's an INC article. I'd take it with a grain of salt; they love to rip AA. It's like Huffpo with Donald Trump.

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by maps4ltd
Thu May 09, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Adds New Domestic/Mexico/Caribbean Routes
Replies: 87
Views: 14870

Re: American Airlines Adds New Domestic/Mexico/Caribbean Routes

smflyer wrote:
Scarebus34 wrote:
smflyer wrote:
still waiting for a SMF-MIA/FLL

Keep waiting, you won’t see SMF-FLL on AA.


I meant that as any carrier to FLL (eg. B6), not AA. Obviously AA would service through MIA.


Personally, I see B6 SMF-FLL as more likely than AA SMF-MIA.

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by maps4ltd
Thu May 09, 2019 1:34 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2019 Booked/Flown Flights List
Replies: 216
Views: 28784

Re: Your 2019 Booked/Flown Flights List

JAN 14 WN1206 BDL-BWI B737 WN224 BWI-DTW B737 JAN 18 WN1001 DTW-BWI B737 WN1493 BWI-BDL B737 FEB 9 WN2579 BDL-BWI B737 WN3194 BWI-MSP B737 FEB 11 WN878 MSP-ATL B737 WN1704 ATL-RSW B737 Feb 16 WN4349 RSW-BDL B737 Some swapping around due to family stuff. May be adding a BDL-XXX-MCI flight soon for a...

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by maps4ltd
Wed May 08, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2019 Booked/Flown Flights List
Replies: 216
Views: 28784

Re: Your 2019 Booked/Flown Flights List

Just booked a spring break trip: March 4 WN901 BWI-TPA March 9 WN5639 TPA-BWI Of course you can never be sure of the equipment, but I hope to luck out and fly the Max . I've flown WN a few times since 2014 and have yet to fly on the heart livery or even an aircraft with split scimitars. Hoping that...

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by maps4ltd
Wed May 08, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 669
Views: 105021

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2019

Where even is Peotone?

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by maps4ltd
Wed May 08, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit sued because allegedly of anti-semetic FA
Replies: 27
Views: 3677

Re: Spirit sued because allegedly of anti-semetic FA

They don't have to be worried, a lot of pax are offended by airlines everyday, whatever their religious belief. But hey, they are jews so the FA is clearly antisemitic. While many in the western framework see Judaism as simply a religion, it is a peoplehood, ethnicity and cultural heritage. Also wo...

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by maps4ltd
Tue May 07, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PAE Everett, WA Update: Surprising to me...
Replies: 33
Views: 4379

Re: PAE Everett, WA Update: Surprising to me...

The terminal's crowded enough as it is. Often, both gates and the stand are occupied.

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by maps4ltd
Fri May 03, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 922
Views: 109098

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

stl07 wrote:
If delta is going to be adding routes like JFK-BOM, I think its time we try and get one of our million LGA flights moved over


I've though that for a while. If/when JFK is added, it will most likely be Delta 2x daily on Endeavor.

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by maps4ltd
Wed May 01, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: MD88/MD90/B712 Love/Hate Relationship
Replies: 73
Views: 6955

Re: MD88/MD90/B712 Love/Hate Relationship

Flown MD-83 and MD-90 (AA and DL). They're fine. Wouldn't pay extra to go on them, though.

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by maps4ltd
Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: Delta announces JFK-BOM
Replies: 1003
Views: 144139

Re: Delta to serve Mumbai nonstop in 2019

According to an email to its pilots, Delta still plans on announcing BOM service later this year. This was as of yesterday the 17th and in direct response to the suspension of Jet Airways. Unless Delta partners with Air India, Mumbai is a no go. Just tossing this out there! Though seriously, back t...

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by maps4ltd
Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: Delta announces JFK-BOM
Replies: 1003
Views: 144139

Re: Delta to serve Mumbai nonstop in 2019

Detroit313 wrote:
This thread has been fake news since day 1. Just typical hype by Delta.

With the collapse of Jet Airways this will never happen.


Anything else you'd like to add?

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by maps4ltd
Mon Apr 29, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 922
Views: 109098

Re: St. Louis Aviation Thread - 2019

Load Factor Spreadsheet updated for January https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Yw4fGz1al2nkcjP6_v0cucDmpsxWeA0nRn7LXdgoI2I/edit?usp=sharing The 44% (rounding up) on DL to CVG really stands out. Would this be a route WN could pick up in the near future? Seems like O&D from STL is NOT very g...

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by maps4ltd
Mon Apr 29, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) posts record month!
Replies: 33
Views: 25715

Re: Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) posts record month!

I love watching an airport start to gain traction. San Deigo, my home airport, went through two such periods, one domestically many years ago, and then another international period over the last few years where we've seen rapid growth and now have flights to London, Tokyo, Frankfurt, Zurich, Cabo, ...

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by maps4ltd
Mon Apr 29, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Boston-Toronto: AC, WS, or PD?
Replies: 12
Views: 789

Re: Boston-Toronto: AC, WS, or PD?

Porter hands down.

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by maps4ltd
Sat Apr 27, 2019 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 936
Views: 96053

Re: Nashville Aviation Thread - 2019

I just left my company's travel trade show and Delta was present. As I was speaking to the Delta reps their jaws dropped....I told them that I heard that the Delta lounge at BNA is being increased by 10,000 sq ft and that it was bigger than Indy's and Raleigh's which is a focus city (they were very...

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