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by AlexBrewster03
Sun Feb 09, 2020 4:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment Thread - 2020
Replies: 182
Views: 35269

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment Thread - 2020

The first 767 is getting a heavy check and an testfitting a refurbishment that I believe is very similar to the 764 its unlikely many will be done before the summer and this one will likely play a spare like the first 764 played last year as they work the kinks out but the 763 should be finished in...

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by AlexBrewster03
Tue Jan 28, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Delta First Class Seats - A321neo
Replies: 120
Views: 20932

Re: New Delta First Class Seats - A321neo

All of you keep saying “Extremely tight seat pitch” It’s more than what’s offered in Economy, where most people have to fly, so be thankful for the extra legroom.
I think the seat looks great and I hope it is a success for Delta

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by AlexBrewster03
Thu Jan 02, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 72
Views: 8762

Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2020

B6 should start ATL-SJU. They could probably start with 3X weekly, and then move to daily if they do well with the route. JetBlue would be killed by Delta if they attempted this. Frontier flys this route and has pretty bad loads if I recall. With Delta flying multiple times daily including an A330-...

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by AlexBrewster03
Wed Jan 01, 2020 3:27 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: US3 presence at their Europe partners hubs
Replies: 16
Views: 1945

Re: US3 presence at their Europe partners hubs

AA at LHR (JFK 4 x daily, ORD 3 x daily, LAX 1 x daily, MIA 1 x daily, PHX 1 x daily, BOS 1 x daily (from 2020), RDU 1 x daily, DFW 2 x daily, CLT 1 x daily, PHL 1 x daily) UA at FRA (1 x daily EWR (2 in Summer), IAD 1 x daily, SFO 1 x daily, IAH 1 x daily, DEN 1 x daily (seasonally) Delta has a ve...

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by AlexBrewster03
Wed Jan 01, 2020 3:23 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: US3 presence at their Europe partners hubs
Replies: 16
Views: 1945

Re: US3 presence at their Europe partners hubs

AA at LHR (JFK 4 x daily, ORD 3 x daily, LAX 1 x daily, MIA 1 x daily, PHX 1 x daily, BOS 1 x daily (from 2020), RDU 1 x daily, DFW 2 x daily, CLT 1 x daily, PHL 1 x daily) UA at FRA (1 x daily EWR (2 in Summer), IAD 1 x daily, SFO 1 x daily, IAH 1 x daily, DEN 1 x daily (seasonally) Delta has a ve...

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by AlexBrewster03
Wed Jan 01, 2020 3:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 72
Views: 8762

Re: Atlanta Aviation Thread - 2020

I’d love to see some LATAM flights to ATL at least by 2021, it certainly shouldn’t be unreasonable. Could more WestJet flights happen? What ever happened to TAP flying to ATL in summer 2020?

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by AlexBrewster03
Thu Dec 12, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN is asking the DOT to require WS to divest LGA slots if the DL-WS JV gets approved
Replies: 92
Views: 13905

Re: WN is asking the DOT to require WS to divest LGA slots if the DL-WS JV gets approved

If southwest wanted more presence in NYC, then closing EWR wasn’t the way to go imo

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by AlexBrewster03
Tue Dec 10, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Announces AUS-BOS/SJC/SJD, One-Off BOS-SDF/OMA/AGS + More
Replies: 61
Views: 12212

Re: AA Announces AUS-BOS/SJC/SJD, One-Off BOS-SDF/OMA/AGS + More

it looks like AA is coming for DL a bit at both AUS and BOS, delta gotta step up their game and really make Austin a real focus city

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by AlexBrewster03
Sun Dec 08, 2019 3:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: JAL longhaul LCC ZIPAIR discussion
Replies: 262
Views: 43060

Re: ZIPair Tokyo eyeing NRT-Honolulu and Portland

Can PDX support double daily Tokyo flights even? I’m assuming Delta definitely captures more of a premium market than Zipair will, and surely there is some loyalty to the Delta flight already...

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by AlexBrewster03
Thu Nov 28, 2019 12:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Excellence Awards
Replies: 4
Views: 757

Re: Airline Excellence Awards

blooc350 wrote:
3-4-3 in Economy and still the best airline?

Would much rather fly Delta 3x3x3 777 economy or even better, JAL 2x4x2 787 economy

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by AlexBrewster03
Sun Nov 10, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most Critical Airport Problems Worldwide?
Replies: 19
Views: 2361

Re: Most Critical Airport Problems Worldwide?

LGA and JFK certainly, or at least LGA... But I doubt that LGAs runway problems will be fixed in my lifetime

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by AlexBrewster03
Fri Oct 25, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Hub Benchmarking
Replies: 58
Views: 18929

Re: Airline Hub Benchmarking

God god that’s a lot of fascinating information. Hats off to you for this wonderful post. The one thing ill say is that I’m very surprised UA does not have a single ‘Very Large’ hub

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by AlexBrewster03
Fri Oct 25, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad and First Class
Replies: 31
Views: 9135

Re: Etihad and First Class

Business and First are massively different. Last time I flew First on EK it was miles ahead of J in comfort, space and every other way. J seemed uncomfortable in comparison. EK J class hard product is mediocre when compared to other 2ME/US3 I’d beg to differ. Sure, QSuites is much better, but QR’s ...

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by AlexBrewster03
Mon Oct 21, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas Project Sunrise: JFK-SYD v. EWR-SIN ?
Replies: 98
Views: 19281

Re: Qantas Project Sunrise: JFK-SYD v. EWR-SIN ?

AEROFAN wrote:
HP69 wrote:
Will QF fly to EWR instead of JFK? It would shave off a few hundred miles.


Why is that? They are at most, just across the river from each other...

Flying to EWR would save no more than 30 miles, besides AA is at JFK and despite their diminishing operations, still offer valuable connections

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by AlexBrewster03
Sat Sep 28, 2019 5:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta buying 20% of LATAM
Replies: 867
Views: 127561

Re: Delta buying 20% of LATAM

flyinghippo wrote:
The 4 A350s DL is getting from LA in 2020, are they already fitted with LA's interior? Will DL change it to DL's interior if it's already fitted with LA's seats?

I’m assuming that DL will retrofit the 4 they get from LA. Wouldn’t want an inferior product on the flagship aircraft

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by AlexBrewster03
Thu Sep 26, 2019 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta buying 20% of LATAM
Replies: 867
Views: 127561

Re: Delta buying 20% of LATAM

I am in absolute shock, but this is awesome for DL and couldn’t be happier for them. What I really want now is a LATAM flight to ATL...

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by AlexBrewster03
Sun Sep 22, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: DL to fly from BOS to LGW and MAN, seasonally FCO as well as 2nd daily flight to CDG
Replies: 282
Views: 50064

Re: Rumor: DL announcing new BOS routes next week.

I'm hearing Ed will be in BOS next week to announce a couple new routes. I have not been told or have heard that Ed will be in BOS for said announcement. Two days ago you heard it and today you haven't heard it? What's the real story??? Always thought this thread wasn’t real and should be locked. T...

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by AlexBrewster03
Sun Sep 15, 2019 4:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 1159
Views: 251586

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

This might be stupid, but if they want something similar in size to the 787, why not just go with the A330-800? Keeps commonality within the fleet and i can imagine Airbus would give them a great price...? This is something I’ve always wondered...

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by AlexBrewster03
Sun Sep 15, 2019 1:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA CLT growth
Replies: 120
Views: 22748

Re: AA CLT growth

I know there is a pretty big difference between the strengths of ATL vs CLT, but I’ve always wondered why AA cant sustain more international routes, especially year-round... I know very little about CLT so id love some answers

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by AlexBrewster03
Sat Sep 07, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways cancels Fort Lauderdale service
Replies: 142
Views: 33562

Re: British Airways cancels Fort Lauderdale service

Is it the signal of FLL decline? Nah, the only reason they were on the route was to force Norwegian off of it. Now that BA got what they wanted, it's up to NAX to decide whether they want to come back and re-consolidate their operations. If NAX or EK decided to cut their routes from FLL altogether ...

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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: 133
Views: 26846

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: 44776

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: 111
Views: 17884

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: 73
Views: 15026

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: 39
Views: 5090

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: 6768

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: 7176

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: 1159
Views: 251586

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: 17616

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: 10164

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: Updated: New Delta international main cabin service launched
Replies: 187
Views: 10244

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: Updated: New Delta international main cabin service launched
Replies: 187
Views: 10244

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: 17462

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: 4329

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: 17462

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: 17462

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: 7450

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: 17462

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: 1159
Views: 251586

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: 8884

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: 13238

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: 12770

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: 23871

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: 12770

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: 17515

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: 4138

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: 1159
Views: 251586

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: 1606

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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