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by SDFguy
Fri Jun 21, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France, Norwegian Air and Lufthansa Intend to Start Flights for Pakistan - Aviation Minister
Replies: 45
Views: 6409

Re: Air France, Norwegian Air and Lufthansa Intend to Start Flights for Pakistan - Aviation Minister

Do BA flight crew get any sort of extra pay for having to fly to such a dangerous country?

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by SDFguy
Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: passenger hits flight attendant, then pukes during Delta flight from IND to CDG
Replies: 100
Views: 12993

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

bravotango75 wrote:
So, Delta is flying from Indy to Paris........Why? Talk about a weird route


An airline will fly anywhere a city wants them to as long as they throw enough money at the airline.

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by SDFguy
Mon Jun 17, 2019 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SDF to change its name to Muhammad Ali International Airport
Replies: 81
Views: 10354

Re: SDF to change its name to Muhammad Ali International Airport

The new name is widely welcomed in Louisville. Ali is a legend in the city. Just look up footage of his funeral procession a few years ago. There’s a street downtown named after him and a museum/event center. His childhood home has also been turned into a museum. There are of course people that com...

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by SDFguy
Mon Jun 17, 2019 2:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: passenger hits flight attendant, then pukes during Delta flight from IND to CDG
Replies: 100
Views: 12993

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

Rough day for the flight attendant and passengers. Why do some people have to become animals when they fly. Is it drugs and alcohol? More like the abundance of unbundled fares. What did people expect when aviation became yet another form of mass transport. Yep, someone posted the performance stats ...

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by SDFguy
Tue Jun 04, 2019 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta transitions BOS to Hub status, names SJC, BNA, and AUS as new focus cities
Replies: 304
Views: 41092

Re: Delta transitions BOS to Hub status, names SJC, BNA, and AUS as new focus cities

Interesting. Kinda curious IND is not mentioned given that they've invested heavily with the CDG route and others, but to the point made earlier, would love to see what 'focus city' actually means. Hopefully IND isn't about to get the PIT treatment from DL. The PIT-CDG flight was just discussed in ...

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by SDFguy
Tue Jun 04, 2019 2:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta transitions BOS to Hub status, names SJC, BNA, and AUS as new focus cities
Replies: 304
Views: 41092

Re: Delta transitions BOS to Hub status, names SJC, BNA, and AUS as new focus cities

Capn wrote:
Moderators:
Could you please re- open the DTW thread so that the 2 DTW TROLLS get their playpen back?
Thanks in advance


Amen! The DTW trolls make threads on here absolutely unbearable to read. It's ridiculous.

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by SDFguy
Fri May 31, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RDU and AUS to become Delta's Largest Non-hub Stations
Replies: 125
Views: 17478

Re: RDU and AUS to become Delta's Largest Non-hub Stations

compensateme wrote:
slcdeltarumd11 wrote:
I am kind of confused has delta added anything to AUS?


A.net has more unfounded rumors than the average clique of high school girls.


:lol: So funny, yet sadly, so true.

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by SDFguy
Wed May 29, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will LAX pass ATL to become the world's busiest airport?
Replies: 39
Views: 3629

Re: Will LAX pass ATL to become the world's busiest airport?

No, because LAX is not a huge hub for any major airline, whereas ATL is a massive hub for Delta and its geographic location makes it convenient for passengers connecting domestically. In the world, ATL won't stay at #1 forever - I think it will pass the crown to IST which is projected to have 150 m...

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by SDFguy
Wed May 29, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will LAX pass ATL to become the world's busiest airport?
Replies: 39
Views: 3629

Re: Will LAX pass ATL to become the world's busiest airport?

I think LAX will be busier than ATL starting in 2028, when they host the Olympics.

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by SDFguy
Thu Mar 28, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NH expanding North America routes in 2020
Replies: 82
Views: 11823

Re: NH expanding North America routes in 2020

LOL!!!! What on earth does that have ANYTHING to do with what continent Dubai is on?!?! There’s two things we just learned about ac33e: 1). They clearly failed geography class in school 2). They don’t work in the field either You'd be surprised. Maybe I just don't feel like arguing with bigots. Wha...

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by SDFguy
Wed Mar 27, 2019 11:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NH expanding North America routes in 2020
Replies: 82
Views: 11823

Re: NH expanding North America routes in 2020

Didn't know Dubai was in Asia, thanks for the very enlightening comment. Might as well add BOS-DOH then and YUL-DOH according to your reasoning. Can you enlighten us in what continent it is? :rotfl: If you would be working in the field, you'd know DXB is treated as a transatlantic flight vs. NRT as...

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by SDFguy
Tue Mar 26, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NH expanding North America routes in 2020
Replies: 82
Views: 11823

Re: NH expanding North America routes in 2020

According to the IND fanboys, NH was supposed to announce a flight to IND by the end of 2018, because airport officials promised a flight to Asia by then and also because NH's colors matched some displays at the airport. So, I'm SURE NH is thinking about IND as well, lol.

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by SDFguy
Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6472
Views: 713943

Re: Should airline regulators consider grounding B737 MAX series

It’s going to be embarrassing for the whole world when the accident cause is unrelated. It will not be embarrassing for anyone. There is circumstantial evidence that both crashes may have something in common and it may have something to do with the aircraft type.Even if the chance is only 1/1000 th...

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by SDFguy
Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6472
Views: 713943

Re: Should airline regulators consider grounding B737 MAX series

Social media hysteria rules the day. American Airlines reported in 14,000 flights, there have be NO REPORTS of any flight management irregularities with the MAX 8. I repeat, no irregularities. I would fly on a MAX 8 in the hands of a WN or AA pilot today. We still have zero data on what happened on...

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by SDFguy
Sun Mar 03, 2019 3:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Considering A Return to India + Africa Routes
Replies: 192
Views: 24922

Re: AA Considering A Return to India + Africa Routes

AA needs to stay out of India and let its alliance partners fly there, PHL is not Newark or JFK in O & D for such a long flight. The most viable city AA has a large presence for India is Chicago but its ORD hub is in declining health, now would not be the time for a new flight there. AA has bet...

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by SDFguy
Fri Mar 01, 2019 10:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Considering A Return to India + Africa Routes
Replies: 192
Views: 24922

Re: AA Considering A Return to India + Africa Routes

Austin would also be a good choice for Indian flights. Its a decent tech hub and faces no competition from gulf carriers. The "rah rah AUS" is getting almost comical.... AUS hasn't even shown that it can support two yearround flights to Europe yet, and now you're talking 16hr+ flights to ...

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by SDFguy
Mon Feb 25, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Georgia lawmaker lobs legislation for state takeover of Atlanta airport
Replies: 81
Views: 9905

Re: Georgia lawmaker lobs legislation for state takeover of Atlanta airport

ATL on the airport authority side is known for being one of the most corrupt airports in the United States. While operationally it runs fine, much of that is do to the airline(s) and not the airport authority. I can see why they want to pull it under the state's control and away from the corruption...

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by SDFguy
Sat Feb 09, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 695
Views: 89599

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2019

The airport director spoke at the Economic Club luncheon today, and said something interesting: “Indianapolis will probably be the largest cargo-carrying airport in the United States in the next 15 years.” :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: This coming from the same people that claimed that IND would have a n...

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by SDFguy
Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis airport announcement 9am 01/17
Replies: 94
Views: 10854

Re: Indianapolis airport announcement 9am 01/17

What about the non-stop flight to Asia that "Indy" said was guaranteed to happen before the end of 2018? Is Indy really big enough to support a TPAC flight? They have a single TATL flight to Paris. The only other non-hubs I know of with Asia flights are Portland, Boston, San Diego, San Jo...

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by SDFguy
Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 1336
Views: 170894

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2019

Today EK formally announced Boston A380 Service: https://twitter.com/emirates/status/1085552338528624640 "We are excited to announce a daily @Airbus A380 service between @bostonlogan and @DubaiAirports, to be operated on a seasonal basis from June 2019." Great news for BOS. Has any other ...

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by SDFguy
Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis airport announcement 9am 01/17
Replies: 94
Views: 10854

Re: Indianapolis airport announcement 9am 01/17

What about the non-stop flight to Asia that "Indy" said was guaranteed to happen before the end of 2018?

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by SDFguy
Mon Dec 10, 2018 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Airline Announcement at IND 12/11
Replies: 55
Views: 9382

Re: New Airline Announcement at IND 12/11

What about the non-stop flight to Asia some on the IND thread were saying was guaranteed to be announced by year-end? Wasn't there speculation that ANA was going to come based upon a giant blue box in the IND airport?

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by SDFguy
Wed Nov 28, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India 787 collided with building at ARN
Replies: 79
Views: 17993

Re: Air India 787 collided with building at ARN

What an absolute disaster of an airline!

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by SDFguy
Tue Nov 20, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger sues BA for being 'squashed next to obese man'
Replies: 145
Views: 17951

Re: Passenger sues BA for being 'squashed next to obese man'

Well, then airlines should get more realistic about passengers size. A 9-across A330 or A310, or 6-across ARJ/BAe-146 are glaring examples of being unrealistic on their part, don't you think? The fact that passenger dimensions are growing larger -- is here. So is the fact that the seat width is not...

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by SDFguy
Tue Nov 20, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger sues BA for being 'squashed next to obese man'
Replies: 145
Views: 17951

Re: Passenger sues BA for being 'squashed next to obese man'

...However, it is not "fat shaming" when someone who purchses 17 1/2" x 31" of space expects full use of that space. Nor is it "fat shaming" when someone who does not fit into that space encounters resistance from those around him who do not wish to allow them into the...

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by SDFguy
Fri Nov 16, 2018 9:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger sues BA for being 'squashed next to obese man'
Replies: 145
Views: 17951

Re: Passenger sues BA for being 'squashed next to obese man'

If a Southwest agent considers you to be a "Customer of Size" you'll be required to buy a ticket for the seat next to you. It will be be refunded if the flight turns out not to be full. That is the way it should be on all airlines. Why should others have to physically suffer sitting next ...

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by SDFguy
Tue Nov 13, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RDU and AUS to become Delta's Largest Non-hub Stations
Replies: 125
Views: 17478

Re: RDU and AUS to become Delta's Largest Non-hub Stations

It seems to me that this would be the biggest trial run of a spoke city that DL wants to become a focus city since RDU and/or SEA. The top destinations I would imagine they would add first are DEN/DFW/EWR/ORD/PHX/IAH/SFO, if I had to guess. IDK, odd how there hasn't been a ton of details about it j...

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by SDFguy
Thu Nov 08, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RDU and AUS to become Delta's Largest Non-hub Stations
Replies: 125
Views: 17478

Re: RDU and AUS to become Delta's Largest Non-hub Stations

klm617 wrote:
It's really hard to tell because Delta is such a propaganda machine we sometimes don't know what their true agenda might be.


:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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by SDFguy
Tue Nov 06, 2018 2:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 2493
Views: 172531

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

Indy wrote:
Remember the Commerce Secretary said an Asia deal would be done by the end of the year. JAL could be that major carrier.


LOL!!! JAL is not coming to IND. They don't even fly to Oneworld hubs like PHL, CLT & PHX that have more O&D, as well as much, much more connecting feed.

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by SDFguy
Tue Sep 11, 2018 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 2023
Views: 209677

Re: PIT Update Discussion Thread - 2018

zackary747 wrote:
flightsimer wrote:
Midwestindy wrote:

The fact is Indy is more responsible with incentive money than Pittsburgh will ever be....


LOL, what on earth is this even supposed to mean? We get it, you like your city. Let's cut the nonsense.

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by SDFguy
Tue Sep 11, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 9/11 ... Never Forget
Replies: 49
Views: 3821

Re: 9/11 ... Never Forget

deltadart106 wrote:
Also, if you haven't, check out the A.net threads from that day. Fascinating to see how it all played out in realtime, especially from an aviation enthusiast's perspective.


Does anyone have any links?

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by SDFguy
Wed Aug 29, 2018 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does Delta fly CLE-BDL?
Replies: 37
Views: 4383

Re: Why does Delta fly CLE-BDL?

winginit wrote:
LHUSA wrote:
Indeed.... United Technologies, Disney (ESPN) and Deloitte are the top corporations flying the route.


I see someone is sharing PRISM data. Naughty Naughty, but correct.


What is PRISM data?

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by SDFguy
Tue Aug 28, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does Delta fly CLE-BDL?
Replies: 37
Views: 4383

Why does Delta fly CLE-BDL?

I find it odd that Delta flies this route since neither CLE or BDL is a hub or focus city. Is this Delta's only route that doesn't involve a hub or focus city?

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by SDFguy
Wed Aug 22, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: E170 declares emergency after air Marshall shows firearm to FA
Replies: 108
Views: 20224

Re: E170 declares emergency after air Marshall shows firearm to FA

CanesFan wrote:
I suggest locking this thread as it is starting to creep into security sensitive info.



LOL!!!!!!! I hope you are joking!

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by SDFguy
Wed Aug 22, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will AA leave JFK?
Replies: 42
Views: 5618

Re: Will AA leave JFK?

BobbyPSP wrote:
Stop with these ridiculous threads. AA is vastly different at JFK than UA was with only 2 destinations.


No need to be rude! UA used to have more than 2 destinations from JFK.

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by SDFguy
Wed Aug 22, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta ending PIT-CDG
Replies: 120
Views: 14701

Re: Delta ending PIT-CDG

Hahahahaha. You could see this coming a mile away. Legacy airlines tend to not like it when you throw lavish subsidies toward competitors. DL has a track record of doing stuff like this, sometimes to prove a point. Winner, winner, chicken dinner! Even if the route reached profitability, it's probab...

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by SDFguy
Tue Aug 21, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will AA leave JFK?
Replies: 42
Views: 5618

Will AA leave JFK?

With their continued cuts at JFK, it seems like AA has given up on JFK. It seems like sooner or later they will completely abandon the airport, just like UA.

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by SDFguy
Tue Aug 21, 2018 4:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: AA drops ORD-PEK/PVG, reduces NRT
Replies: 685
Views: 113494

Re: AA drops ORD-PEK

SATexan wrote:
Further, ORD isn't the city that it used to be 10 years ago. IMHO the Overall business climate in Chicago is down a notch.


Care to share any facts to back this up??

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by SDFguy
Mon Aug 20, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Drone near miss in Miami
Replies: 9
Views: 1583

Re: Drone near miss in Miami

Wow! The penalties for this need to be much more harsh!

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by SDFguy
Mon Aug 20, 2018 1:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Equips 600th Aircraft With Seatback Entertainment
Replies: 73
Views: 7084

Re: More Screens, More Choices: Delta Equips 600th Aircraft With Seatback Entertainment

I've found the IFE screens on Delta planes to be quite difficult to use.

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by SDFguy
Mon Aug 20, 2018 1:55 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Busiest secondary within metro airports in the U.S
Replies: 19
Views: 1699

Re: Busiest secondary within metro airports in the U.S

What about Midway airport in Chicago?

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