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by AlexBrewster03
Wed Aug 14, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada A220 launch - Interior Picture and New routes
Replies: 111
Views: 16737

Re: Air Canada A220 launch - Interior Picture and New routes

Hope to see this down in ATL. Would offer a far superior product from ATL-YYZ/YUL than delta often provides...

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by AlexBrewster03
Sun Aug 04, 2019 6:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH to announce two new US-routes from MUC
Replies: 200
Views: 38513

Re: LH to announce two new US-routes from MUC

Surely DTW. Maybe ATL, SEA, DFW... I wonder if routes like SAN or MCO or PHX could ever happen... Probably not is my guess

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by AlexBrewster03
Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta announces MD-90 retirement deadline - end 2022
Replies: 102
Views: 13258

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

Thank god. I hope the 717 follows soon after.
Also, is there a future A220 top off order in the future?

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by AlexBrewster03
Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA reveals new 4 class cabin product
Replies: 64
Views: 9181

Re: ANA reveals new 4 class cabin product

I’m very impressed, especially with the new business class seat

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by AlexBrewster03
Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:44 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will Turkish Airlines launch flights to Dallas/Fort Worth in the near future?
Replies: 32
Views: 2556

Re: Will Turkish Airlines launch flights to Dallas/Fort Worth in the near future?

rjmf22 wrote:
DFW is a OneWorld hub, and IAH is a Star Alliance hub, which allows for an enormous amount of connections through United, which is partially why they serve IAH and not DFW. Why on earth would they serve DFW?

Turkish can even manage to serve ATL, so non-star alliance hubs are able to be served...

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by AlexBrewster03
Wed Jul 10, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian files for Argentina - US service
Replies: 46
Views: 6212

Re: Norwegian files for Argentina - US service

Norwegian already holds route authorities on the following US-Argentina city pairs: Buenos Aires – Chicago. Buenos Aires – Dallas. Buenos Aires – Honolulu. Buenos Aires – Los Ángeles. Buenos Aires – New York. Buenos Aires – Fort Lauderdale. Buenos Aires - Orlando. Buenos Aires – San Francisco. Córd...

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by AlexBrewster03
Sun Jul 07, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two Airlines Talked to For Direct New York to Zagreb Service + Possible AA Expansion at Dubrovnik.
Replies: 36
Views: 6705

Re: Two Airlines Talked to For Direct New York to Zagreb Service + Possible AA Expansion at Dubrovnik.

I think the runway is too short so there would be severe payload restrictions. 8,366ft... don’t see why not? Quick Edit: https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/282494/air-transat-removes-split-schedule-in-s19/ Air Transat scheduled but cancelled an A330-200 service from YYZ-Split, so the...

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by AlexBrewster03
Sat Jul 06, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 811
Views: 158178

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

I keep hearing rumors that DL maybe launching SEA-SIN or SEA-MNL. SIN is high yielding (remember UA flies the old Polaris 2-2-2 config and its FULL everyday due to great demand) and DL is the only US carrier in MNL with a loyal following. MNL would be A339 and SIN would be A350 (that's where the fr...

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by AlexBrewster03
Sat Jul 06, 2019 4:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future operators of Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner
Replies: 90
Views: 15402

Re: Future operators of Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

I love Airbus, but to see the 78X and either the 789 or 788 in DL colors would be fantastic, and much needed for their fleet modernization and replacement

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by AlexBrewster03
Thu Jul 04, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATH and AA will it grow?
Replies: 58
Views: 9060

Re: ATH and AA will it grow?

With the A321XLR I think possibly AA could run PHL-ATH year round?...

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by AlexBrewster03
Wed Jul 03, 2019 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta improves intl Main Cabin experience
Replies: 156
Views: 21039

Re: Delta improves intl Main Cabin experience

I can’t believe how easily pleased you all are. This offering is just awful. And to think Americans come on the likes of BA and complain! And is there really no second service? Just a hot towel and a tiny piece of chocolate? Wow! DL is absolutely not getting rid of a second or third meal services. ...

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by AlexBrewster03
Tue Jul 02, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta improves intl Main Cabin experience
Replies: 156
Views: 21039

Re: Delta improves intl Main Cabin experience

Not flown Delta International in a long time. Does this mean they no longer have a breakfast service on overnights? Or has that been gone for a while? I flew DL ATL-MAD last year and there was a breakfast service and there still is on almost all overnight flights. IMO DL is very good at keeping Y p...

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by AlexBrewster03
Tue Jul 02, 2019 5:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Completes First Boeing 767-400 Cabin Refurbishment
Replies: 66
Views: 15869

Re: Delta Completes First Boeing 767-400 Cabin Refurbishment

The seat might be “narrow”, but at least its wider than the economy seats and lies flat... so objectively its a perfectly good seat and some of you need to stop whining and be thankful you get to sit in a seat like that

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by AlexBrewster03
Tue Jun 25, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet and the xlr
Replies: 30
Views: 3759

Re: EasyJet and the xlr

Rifitto wrote:
8 hours flight in a 29" seat pitch ? No thanks

Im a decently tall person and when I flew easyJet last summer, I found the seat and legroom to be very good and comfortable, which surprised me greatly.

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by AlexBrewster03
Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Completes First Boeing 767-400 Cabin Refurbishment
Replies: 66
Views: 15869

Re: Delta Completes First Boeing 767-400 Cabin Refurbishment

IDC what the haters think, I like this updated version of the seats. Besides not having a door, I think that these seats will be a big upgrade over their current product and fix most of the problems with the current version What proof supports this claim? The fundamental design issues (not wide eno...

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by AlexBrewster03
Mon Jun 24, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Completes First Boeing 767-400 Cabin Refurbishment
Replies: 66
Views: 15869

Re: Delta Completes First Boeing 767-400 Cabin Refurbishment

IDC what the haters think, I like this updated version of the seats. Besides not having a door, I think that these seats will be a big upgrade over their current product and fix most of the problems with the current version

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by AlexBrewster03
Mon Jun 24, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Largest unserved city pairs due to politics
Replies: 70
Views: 6224

Re: Largest unserved city pairs due to politics

MIA-Asia? Thailand-USA?

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by AlexBrewster03
Sun Jun 23, 2019 2:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Completes First Boeing 767-400 Cabin Refurbishment
Replies: 66
Views: 15869

Re: Delta Completes First Boeing 767-400 Cabin Refurbishment

AF773 wrote:
Isn't the word "suite" a tiny bit of an exaggeration or am I missing something?

It is, and I think DL isn’t calling them suites

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by AlexBrewster03
Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 811
Views: 158178

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

The DL BOM flight is moving to 5x weekly beginning 3/29/20. We also have a rotation of a 777 on the ATL-JFK route on the schedule ITA Matrix confirms 777 roundtrip ATL-JFK One daily flight runs 12/22/19 - 1/28/20 except on 12/27 Then the JFK-ATL 777 runs xMoWeFr beginning 1/29/20 I think not being ...

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by AlexBrewster03
Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL CEO Says SLC-ICN "On Our Drawing Board"
Replies: 69
Views: 7714

Re: DL CEO Says SLC-ICN "On Our Drawing Board"

With Korean ordering more 787-9s, one could guess they would use one of those if this were to ever launch...

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by AlexBrewster03
Wed Jun 19, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways named Skytrax airline of the year
Replies: 99
Views: 11509

Re: And the Skytrax airline of the year is ..

I can justify something that each airlines does not deserve to be on the top list: 1. Qatar Airways (2) - 3-3-3 on 787 2. Singapore Airlines (1) - 3-3-3 on 787 3. ANA (3) - no meals on domestic flights 4. Cathay Pacific (6) - 3-4-3 on 777 5. Emirates (4) - 3-4-3 on 777 6. EVA (5) - 3-4-3 on 777 7. ...

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by AlexBrewster03
Wed Jun 19, 2019 5:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus a330-900 460 seats
Replies: 75
Views: 11255

Re: Airbus a330-900 460 seats

460 people on an A330 is more people than some A380s are configured to hold. The thought of that is insane! Japanese have some of their 787 that have fewer seats then a typical 738/A320. So you think flying a typical 738/320 is insane? I think the thought of how JAL has configured some of their 787...

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by AlexBrewster03
Wed Jun 19, 2019 3:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France delays A380 cabin refit; future of fleet under study
Replies: 147
Views: 22102

Re: Air France delays A380 cabin refit; future of fleet under study

AF's A380 network currently is 2 x daily JFK plus LAX, SFO, IAD, ABJ, MEX, PVG? I had heard that CDG-HKG bleeds cash for AF and the A380 made it worse, which is why it was downgauged to a 77W. Is this true? Don’t forget ATL, at least for the summer. But that’s understandable because its Deltas mega...

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by AlexBrewster03
Tue Jun 18, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus a330-900 460 seats
Replies: 75
Views: 11255

Re: Airbus a330-900 460 seats

460 people on an A330 is more people than some A380s are configured to hold. The thought of that is insane!

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by AlexBrewster03
Thu Jun 13, 2019 3:29 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Craziest Airline Routes from the Past?
Replies: 142
Views: 13103

Re: Craziest Airline Routes from the Past?

What were some of the craziest Frontier routes?

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by AlexBrewster03
Wed Jun 12, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines with most twin widebodies subtypes?
Replies: 23
Views: 3744

Re: Airlines with most twin widebodies subtypes?

From off the top of my head, US3, Lufthansa, Korean Air, Air France...

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by AlexBrewster03
Mon Jun 10, 2019 5:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 811
Views: 158178

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

Was looking at flight radar earlier today and saw a 767-300ER on the ATl-MIA route(or maybe it was MIA-ATL?)Seemed weird...

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by AlexBrewster03
Mon Jun 10, 2019 5:56 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why is Delta´s DTW-NGO service and A330 and not an A350?
Replies: 5
Views: 1383

Re: Why is Delta´s DTW-NGO service and A330 and not an A350?

NGO probably cant handle all that extra capacity. If they could, im sure DL would use the 767-300ER on that route if it had sufficient range or what not. Just my guess

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by AlexBrewster03
Fri Jun 07, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More Point-to-Point The Path Forward?
Replies: 36
Views: 4787

Re: More Point-to-Point The Path Forward?

May I present the A220, perhaps the perfect aircraft for point to point operations within the US?

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by AlexBrewster03
Fri Jun 07, 2019 4:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Condor resumes FRA-MSY with all-LGBT crewed Pride flight
Replies: 40
Views: 5410

Re: Condor resumes FRA-MSY with all-LGBT crewed Pride flight

This is very cool and excellent for pride month.

Now time for the trolls to come and bash this...

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by AlexBrewster03
Thu Jun 06, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 811
Views: 158178

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

blacksoviet wrote:
The A339 is roughly the same size as the 777-200ER. Isn't that too big for most of Delta's 767-300ER flights?

That’s what I don’t understand. They would be better off ordering some A330-800s for routes that cant handle the upgauge or they just should’ve ordered the 787 in the first place...

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by AlexBrewster03
Sun Jun 02, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: AA agrees to order 50 Airbus A321XLR's
Replies: 325
Views: 53103

Re: RUMOR: American to order A321LR

If only DL would order the A321LR/XLR...
Very good choice on AAs part

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by AlexBrewster03
Fri May 24, 2019 12:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines on the edge
Replies: 32
Views: 4038

Re: Airlines on the edge

If the Brazilian economy doesn’t improve, could we see any of the Brazilian airlines fall?
Besides that, Etihad. Cant imagine they will be around in 10 years or so.

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by AlexBrewster03
Thu May 23, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 811
Views: 158178

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

Does anybody know when the last few 767-300 will be retired? I heard it would be this year...

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by AlexBrewster03
Tue May 14, 2019 1:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar airways is drastically simplifying its fleet (plan)
Replies: 59
Views: 16174

Re: Qatar airways is drastically simplifying its fleet (plan)

Quick question, but will the 777-8s replace the 777-200LR? Seems like the logical thing to do...

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by AlexBrewster03
Mon May 13, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What comes after the B797 ??
Replies: 78
Views: 9121

Re: What comes after the B797 ??

After the 797 i think they obviously will work with Embraer and try to “perfect” thier current jets, but something like supersonic jets or solar powered jets or
just a plane thats very green willbe in the works. Just my guess

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by AlexBrewster03
Wed May 08, 2019 2:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment Thread - 2019
Replies: 453
Views: 85334

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment Thread - 2019

Quick question, but have all the A320 been retrofitted with IFE and whatnot? Or are there still some frames without it?

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by AlexBrewster03
Sun May 05, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/5/2019: DL Appears to Exit JFK-GIG, to Add JFK-BOM;UA;CZ Cuts CAN;HU Adds CTU-ORD,LAX-XIY
Replies: 61
Views: 12739

Re: OAG Changes 5/5/2019: DL Appears to Exit JFK-GIG, to Add JFK-BOM;UA;CZ Cuts CAN;HU Adds CTU-ORD,LAX-XIY

The rumor in Deltaland lately was that the airline would be withdrawing entirely from GIG - glad to see that, for now at least, it's "just" JFK and ATL is staying. Sad to see JFK-GIG go. Wonder what it was for? To make money. Leaving GIG entirely would be disappointing. If i had to guess ...

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by AlexBrewster03
Fri May 03, 2019 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A220 route additions
Replies: 344
Views: 21988

Re: Delta A220 route additions

Hopefully once they start receiving the -300s we will see some in Atlanta to replace some 717s and MDs

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by AlexBrewster03
Wed May 01, 2019 3:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL S19 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type
Replies: 143
Views: 19429

Re: DL S19 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type

n2dru wrote:
NWADTWE16 wrote:
plus what better reason to avoid ATL, well other than it being ATL. Good thread everyone, enjoying this one

What's with the dislike of ATL? I mean honestly it seems to get the job done.

I hate the MDs and dont wanna fly on them, but i love ATL as an airport and find it fun to fly through.

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by AlexBrewster03
Tue Apr 30, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: Delta announces JFK-BOM
Replies: 1013
Views: 147669

Re: Delta to serve Mumbai nonstop in 2019

Im glad they finally announced it. And having it be JFK-BOM is definitely safer than if it originated from ATL.

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by AlexBrewster03
Mon Apr 29, 2019 3:08 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Shortest domestic flights
Replies: 38
Views: 4223

Re: Shortest domestic flights

While not the shortest, ATL-CHA is incredibly short having personally flown it. In the air for what felt like 5 minutes

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by AlexBrewster03
Tue Apr 23, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific's Airbus A350-1000s and upcoming Boeing 777-9Xs
Replies: 70
Views: 17697

Re: Cathay Pacific's Airbus A350-1000s and upcoming Boeing 777-9Xs

ro1960 wrote:
Will CX’s 777X have the 9-abreast layout in coach like their current 777s?

The 777x is just a bit wider to allow for 18inch seats at 10 across, so everyone will likely configure it in that configuration

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by AlexBrewster03
Sun Apr 07, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta and Virgin to launch LGW-JFK and BOS from 2020
Replies: 158
Views: 19400

Re: Delta and Virgin to launch LGW-JFK and BOS from 2020

Is a 4-class 764, the refurbished ones from Delta,really suitable for the LGW-market ?Or should it have another configuration,like a 2-or-3 class,suited to the demands of Gatters?I also dont get Delta's distinction between Premium Economy and Economy plus..Are they really that different or is it ju...

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by AlexBrewster03
Fri Mar 29, 2019 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France to MSY imminent?
Replies: 61
Views: 11518

Re: Air France to MSY imminent?

With the strong French culture in New Orleans, Ive always wondered why there wasn’t a flight to Paris. After London, Paris seems like the next best TATL route, so i do hope this route is launched

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by AlexBrewster03
Tue Mar 26, 2019 4:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to start ATL-AMS with A350
Replies: 59
Views: 9554

Re: Delta to start ATL-AMS with A350

It looks like starting October 27, DL will go down to 2x Daily to AMS, and KL will go up to 2x Daily. KL will also be putting the 787-10 on one their flights to ATL. I looked as far as February 2020, and what I stated above remains true. Just something interesting i found

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by AlexBrewster03
Sun Mar 24, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 3/24/2019:UA Cuts ORD-TUS,IAH-LEX/CRW/CAE;EW Adds LAS;DL Drops YYJ
Replies: 96
Views: 13887

Re: OAG Changes 3/24/2019:UA Cuts ORD-TUS,IAH-LEX/CRW/CAE;EW Adds LAS;DL Drops YYJ

With all of AA cuts to JFK, their route network from JFK is starting to look similar to DLs at BOS. A few “important” international routes and an array of domestic destinations

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