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by FlyHPN
Sat Sep 05, 2020 1:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ Boeing 737-800
Replies: 49
Views: 8059

Re: SIA to review fleet plan; future of A380 in limbo

Well while they discuss the rest of the fleet, first rebranded Silk Air 737NG is out of the paint shop. SQ is back in the narrowbody game. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EhILvqqVgAAORs-?format=jpg&name=small https://twitter.com/indoflyer/status/1302116161451040773?s=20 Looks just like it’s sister....

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by FlyHPN
Thu Aug 27, 2020 8:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rolls Royce loses £5.4bn, closing two factories, looking to sell assets
Replies: 88
Views: 11743

Re: Rolls Royce loses £5.4bn, closing two factories, looking to sell assets

...The T 1000 for the 787 has been a financial disaster... While the worst of that is over (we hope), that does not mean that the T 1000 will "for sure" break even in the future and generate profits. Very interesting thought. Especially with the production rate of widebodies being slashed...

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by FlyHPN
Wed Aug 19, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx 767 makes emergency landing at LAX
Replies: 132
Views: 25478

Re: FedEx plane makes emergency landing at LAX

https://www.liveatc.net/recordings.php


Laziness on my part for not looking. Thank you!
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texas145 wrote:
FlyHPN wrote:
Anyone have the ATC recording?

https://www.liveatc.net/recordings.php


Laziness on my part for not looking. Thank you!

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by FlyHPN
Wed Aug 19, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx 767 makes emergency landing at LAX
Replies: 132
Views: 25478

Re: FedEx plane makes emergency landing at LAX

Anyone have the ATC recording?

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by FlyHPN
Thu Jul 16, 2020 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership
Replies: 416
Views: 51111

Re: AA & B6 announce Northeast Partnership

Will customers be able to earn AAdvantage miles on a JetBlue flight and vice versa? No, we have not announced frequent flier reciprocity today. And then... Will these flights be sold as American Airlines flights or JetBlue Flights? JetBlue flights in the selected markets will be sold on aa.com as J...

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by FlyHPN
Tue Jul 14, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta airlines Q2 2020 earnings thread
Replies: 128
Views: 14773

Re: DAL Q2 2020 earnings thread

This may be strange to say this for a company, but i can't help to feel sad that such a great airline, with a long history, falls like this. My heart goes for all the people working in this industry. Well, if it makes you feel any better, you can smile as you work to pay your taxes which will go in...

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by FlyHPN
Fri Jun 19, 2020 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet
Replies: 763
Views: 122980

Re: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet

Knowing DL's form for oportunistic purchasing, I wonder if the recently ordered 10 A350s, arising from their LATAM deal, may arrive sooner rather than later. Airbus have other airlines demanding deferred delivery, thus freeing up near term slots for any airline with available cash. There is a rumor...

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by FlyHPN
Sun Feb 23, 2020 11:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1517
Views: 194837

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

I'd prefer to see them adding some more P2P flights out of places like BDL/PVD/BUF/RSW to solidify their ff base in these areas. For example, can you see what adding LAX, LAS and London to BDL would do to their ff base in the Conn/Westchester area? That's a very wealthy area. While I agree with you...

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by FlyHPN
Thu Feb 20, 2020 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Undisclosed customer orders 40 A330 NEO aircraft, UPDATE: HNA group revealed as buyer
Replies: 271
Views: 64834

Re: Undisclosed customer orders 40 A330 NEO aircraft, UPDATE: HNA group revealed as buyer

DBCoop3r wrote:
moa999 wrote:
Francoflier wrote:
I'm guessing Airbus would have secured some pretty solid guarantees....


From who?

From Mr. Deposit probably.


I’d agree. Keep in mind, they cancelled A350 orders at the same time.

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by FlyHPN
Thu Feb 20, 2020 1:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will there ever been a new greenfield major airport in the USA?
Replies: 144
Views: 14763

Re: Will there ever been a new greenfield major airport in the USA?

Insertnamehere wrote:
...but constraints in the market help with competition and protect startup airlines from being pushed out by the majors.


How do slot/gate restricted airports controlled by the legacies help with competition and protect startups?

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by FlyHPN
Sun Feb 16, 2020 1:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK Terminal 8 Renovation Thread (2020)
Replies: 204
Views: 23796

Re: JFK Terminal 8 Renovation Thread (2020)

My question is where is Alaska going to go when BA closes up at T7 ? I'm guessing after today's announcement, Alaska will be moving to T8. AS is talking to PANYNJ and all leaseholders to determine the best location for them; I'd wager T8 is a good possibility, but it's not a slam-dunk. Hence why I ...

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by FlyHPN
Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK Terminal 8 Renovation Thread (2020)
Replies: 204
Views: 23796

Re: JFK Terminal 8 Renovation Thread (2020)

jfk777 wrote:
My question is where is Alaska going to go when BA closes up at T7 ?

I'm guessing after today's announcement, Alaska will be moving to T8.

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by FlyHPN
Thu Feb 13, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta confirms purchase commitments in 2/13/2020 annual report
Replies: 5
Views: 2195

Re: Delta confirms purchase commitments in 2/13/2020 annual report

To be delivered this year: ... A350, four vs. 2 (part of the LATAM transaction agreeing to take 4 used + 10 new, all by 2025) It appears the 10 purchase commitments for A350s they are planning on assuming from LATAM are still not finalized, so the 4 listed would be 2 new from Airbus from their orde...

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by FlyHPN
Fri Jan 17, 2020 11:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing orders from China could resume now that trade deal is signed
Replies: 85
Views: 8250

Re: Boeing orders from China could resume now that trade deal is signed

US-built A220 and A320 to China are indeed an elegant solution. Especially now, when US sanctions against A220 from Canada are off the table. Regarding exporting A320's from China -- weren't there already some Tianjin-built Airbuses, flying for non-Chinese airlines? Aren’t all the Mobile built plan...

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by FlyHPN
Fri Jan 17, 2020 11:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding News and Reference Thread 2020
Replies: 215
Views: 315858

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding News and Reference Thread 2020

Has anyone noticed that (according to flightaware) one of AC's MAX 8's flew from Marana to Windsor, ON today. Seems odd unless there's a glimmer of hope something good is finally happening. I know I'm reaching. Why would they want to do this? https://flightaware.com/live/flight/ACA2350/history/2020...

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by FlyHPN
Fri Jan 17, 2020 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing orders from China could resume now that trade deal is signed
Replies: 85
Views: 8250

Re: Boeing orders from China could resume now that trade deal is signed

Highly unlikely since there is an A320 family FAL in China. They can send Tianjin-made planes to rest of Asia while taking Mobile-made planes themselves just to balance the numbers on paper US-built A220 and A320 to China are indeed an elegant solution. Especially now, when US sanctions against A22...

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by FlyHPN
Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing orders from China could resume now that trade deal is signed
Replies: 85
Views: 8250

Re: Boeing orders from China could resume now that trade deal is signed

Asiaflyer wrote:
c933103 wrote:
If anything they can also order a brunch of American made A220

As well as A320s from Mobile...

Highly unlikely since there is an A320 family FAL in China.

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by FlyHPN
Tue Jan 14, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DAL Q4 2019 earnings thread
Replies: 44
Views: 6439

Re: DAL Q4 2019 earnings thread

I'm wondering why DL revenues in Asia Pacific keep falling considering the network that DL has with KE (KE is the foriegn airline that serves the MOST Chinese & Asian destinations by a landslide). They continue to see China softness, maybe the trade war is having an impact even though a deal is...

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by FlyHPN
Tue Jan 14, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta CES 2020 Keynote Address
Replies: 25
Views: 4678

Re: Delta CES 2020 Keynote Address

Forgive this question if it's daft, but is it normal to refer to Airbus models without the preceding "A" as Ed does ("Airbus 350" and "Airbus 330-900")?

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by FlyHPN
Mon Jan 06, 2020 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK Terminal 8 Renovation Thread (2020)
Replies: 204
Views: 23796

Re: WSJ reports JFK Terminal 8 to get $344M Renovation to host AA and BA

If BA moves to 8, what are they going to do with Terminal 7 which is owned by BA? Is it for sure going to be demolished? It's actually a pretty nice terminal, especially the check-in areas. Could this be a good time for UA to move back in? The problem with JFK is that it was built on an long ago co...

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by FlyHPN
Mon Jan 06, 2020 11:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK Terminal 8 Renovation Thread (2020)
Replies: 204
Views: 23796

Re: WSJ reports JFK Terminal 8 to get $344M Renovation to host AA and BA

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psa1011 wrote:
So what will happen to T7/AS?

T7 will be demolished and rebuilt as an extension of T5, to be known as the North Terminal. The project will happen in phases, some good information is linked in this thread: viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1437559

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by FlyHPN
Fri Jan 03, 2020 3:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore granted 5th Freedom Tokyo-New York rights
Replies: 60
Views: 15809

Re: Singapore granted 5th Freedom Tokyo-New York rights

I don't understand why they are doing more 5th freedom when they can fly direct. NYC-NRT seems unlike be a high yielding route for SQ. They seem to have found a successful niche with their product in certain 5th freedom markets and I assume see the reduction in Narita-U.S. capacity has a potential ...

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by FlyHPN
Thu Jan 02, 2020 1:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2020
Replies: 448
Views: 91488

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2020

Any new news on Delta's assumption of LATAMs A350 orders or purchase/transfer of the existing 4? I believe (per the purchase thread) they were supposed to be taking 2 of LATAM's deliveries in 2020 in addition to the 2 of their own.

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by FlyHPN
Sun Dec 29, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United orders 50 A321 XLR, defers A350's to 2027
Replies: 481
Views: 85463

Re: UA A321XLR routes

axiom wrote:
You also find UA752s doing EWR-FLL/MCO turns daily - I would expect that to continue.

Utilization/availability will be a factor, but the MAX10 would seemingly be a better frame for that.

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by FlyHPN
Tue Dec 17, 2019 11:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canada Could Be JetBlue’s Next International Destination
Replies: 56
Views: 8410

Re: Canada Could Be JetBlue’s Next International Destination

The last 2 paragraphs make me cringe... Canada would not be the first international expansion for JetBlue. Correct, for years they have been operating: Aruba, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Guyana, Jamaica, Mexico, Peru, and many more. And this month, JetBlue announced its longest flight: a 6.5...

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by FlyHPN
Thu Dec 12, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates planning for a new A380 lounge
Replies: 24
Views: 5353

Re: Emirates planning for a new A380 lounge

I mean, when you've got that much airplane and nothing to do with all that space, why not just throw in a swimming pool and be done with it? Petting zoo? Uh, how about the Air France art gallery concept? Airplanes move people from A to B. No one says, "I'm going to go to the bar; I'll just by ...

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by FlyHPN
Mon Dec 09, 2019 12:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/8/2019: AA Drops COR;EW Builds DUS (?)
Replies: 47
Views: 10333

Re: OAG Changes 12/8/2019: AA Drops COR;EW Builds DUS (?)

It’ll be interesting to see if IAD-SEA can really sustain all that capacity. With UA at 4x, AS at 3x and DL at 2x, that’s nine flights a day in summer. Even considering connecting flows at each end, it’s a lot of capacity. Five years ago, there were only 3x flights daily on this route...all UA. PDE...

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by FlyHPN
Sat Dec 07, 2019 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Senior FA sues DL for wrongful termination
Replies: 172
Views: 23281

Re: Senior FA sues DL for wrongful termination

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1420965
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Cathay had a similar incident earlier this year: viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1420965

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by FlyHPN
Mon Nov 18, 2019 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: Singapore Airlines looking at another US ULR route - ORD, BOS or IAD?
Replies: 184
Views: 31459

Re: Rumour: Singapore Airlines looking at another US ULR route - ORD, BOS or IAD?

[People often forget that SQ and UA aren't really "friends". A booking on SQ from just about any non-direct city will have you traveling on AS or B6 to make the connection, not UA. Similarly, UA will put their TPAC connections on JL, not SQ. That being said, I still agree that ORD makes t...

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by FlyHPN
Sun Nov 17, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: Singapore Airlines looking at another US ULR route - ORD, BOS or IAD?
Replies: 184
Views: 31459

Re: Rumour: Singapore Airlines looking at another US ULR route - ORD, BOS or IAD?

ORD and IAD would make the most sense. They both offer a lot of connections via UA and they both also have a relatively high amount of business travellers Probably ORD given the connection with UA People often forget that SQ and UA aren't really "friends". A booking on SQ from just about ...

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by FlyHPN
Mon Nov 04, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mahan Air banned from Italy
Replies: 1
Views: 822

Re: Mahan Air banned from Italy

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... on-461964/


There is already a thread for this: viewtopic.php?f=11&t=1432277
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lhrsfosyd91 wrote:
Forget those sightseeing trips everyone.

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... on-461964/


There is already a thread for this: viewtopic.php?f=11&t=1432277

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by FlyHPN
Tue Oct 15, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: LX A220 GTF IFSD on September 16th, 2019
Replies: 95
Views: 22693

Re: Confirmed: LX A220 GTF IFSD on September 16th, 2019

It's only a matter of time (if not already) until the A220 will suffer from an increasingly bad reputation as the 737MAX. At this point I think putting it on the same levels as the 737MAX would be unfair. Perhaps, it’s almost at the level of the early Dreamliners. But then consider: if you were to ...

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by FlyHPN
Sun Oct 13, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: DL retired MD-80/90s quickly
Replies: 1195
Views: 260798

Re: DL retiring MD-80s quickly

Do any know what route or have an route list that DL MD still fly to? Trying to catch something for my birthday that’s about to come up for fun, before they are all gone. Trying to find the cheapest one, without breaking the bank. Sorry if I am on the wrong post. Go to fr24.com and turn on a filter...

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by FlyHPN
Wed Oct 09, 2019 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 1159
Views: 250318

Re: DL's new A359s from LATAM

Looks like possibly only 3 A350's next year, if any of the LATAM 350's end up in DL livery. Right now Ships 3524-3515 will be delivered in MAR2020 with a possible 1 LATAM 350 in late 2020. "However there is no certainty we will see any of these aircraft in DL livery in the near future. This wa...

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by FlyHPN
Mon Oct 07, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 1159
Views: 250318

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

DeSpringbokke wrote:
Has it officially been confirmed Delta will convert the 10 A350-1000s LATAM had on the books into A350-900s?

Nope. Delta’s quarterly report is due out on Thursday. Wouldn’t expect to hear anything before then.

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by FlyHPN
Mon Oct 07, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Boeing 2019 Orders
Replies: 486
Views: 136874

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2019 Orders

UNDISCLOSED: 10x A220-100 & 4x A220-300 More 100s for Delta? I suppose we’ll know in a few days when they do their quarterly report. UNDISCLOSED: 10x A321neo & 12 A330-900 (could indeed be AirAsiaX) Odd, the press release says the 12 are for AirAsiaX, but the spreadsheet lists them as UFO.

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by FlyHPN
Thu Sep 26, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 1159
Views: 250318

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

https://mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKBN1WB2UZ
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Delta picking up an additional 14 A350s between 2020 and 2025 via stake in LATAM: https://mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKBN1WB2UZ

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by FlyHPN
Thu Sep 26, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta buying 20% of LATAM
Replies: 867
Views: 126539

Re: Delta buying 20% of LATAM

Wonder if DL deferring the 10 of 25 A350's was in possible anticipation of this? This quote would say no since discussions only started 3 months ago, but who really knows what was happening when. It has also been negotiating a 10% stake in Alitalia [CAITLA.UL]. That plan has not changed with the LA...

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by FlyHPN
Thu Sep 26, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta buying 20% of LATAM
Replies: 867
Views: 126539

Re: Delta buying 20% of LATAM

Wonder if DL deferring the 10 of 25 A350's was in possible anticipation of this? This quote would say no since discussions only started 3 months ago, but who really knows what was happening when. the LATAM deal, which Delta started studying about three months ago after an approach by a third party,...

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by FlyHPN
Thu Sep 19, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL2353 diverts to TPA after rapidly descending from FL 390
Replies: 59
Views: 14043

Re: DL2353 diverts to TPA after rapidly descending from FL 390

Just for the record, DL introduced the 30,000 foot plunge first! UA should be following suit in 3 years and AA in 7 years. Edit: FYI, this was sarcasm... Also, DocLightning, you should replace "rapidly descending" to "plunging 30,000 feet" if you want more clicks on this thread ...

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by FlyHPN
Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH blocks last row on their A320neos
Replies: 2
Views: 847

Re: LH blocks last row on their A320neos

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Already a thread: viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1427225

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by FlyHPN
Wed Sep 11, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Announces JFK-GEO
Replies: 70
Views: 10995

Re: JetBlue Announces JFK-GEO

https://lmgtfy.com/?q=geo+airport
Guyana
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Blerg wrote:
What airport is GEO?


https://lmgtfy.com/?q=geo+airport
Guyana

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by FlyHPN
Tue Sep 10, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Delta installing IFE on B717s
Replies: 104
Views: 16137

Re: Rumor: Delta installing IFE on B717s

Scarebus34 wrote:
If it was posted internally, how’s it a rumor?

Because there is no public source to corroborate the story, A.net rules

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by FlyHPN
Fri Sep 06, 2019 2:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 1159
Views: 250318

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

MIflyer12 wrote:
cessna2 wrote:
DL has also increased its order from 35 total frames to 37.


Has that shown up in an SEC form 10-Q or 8-K yet? Recall that the final incremental order of ten 739s (Boeing's exercise of the put option) was so disclosed as material.


Nope

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by FlyHPN
Tue Sep 03, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chaos at EWR: A flight attendant pulls an alarm, orders passengers to evacuate the terminal
Replies: 1
Views: 1670

Re: Chaos at EWR: A flight attendant pulls an alarm, orders passengers to evacuate the terminal

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Already a thread: viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1430539&p=21633289#p21633289

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by FlyHPN
Wed Aug 21, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Update - Punch List of Bugs, Errors, Requests
Replies: 210
Views: 53161

Re: Update - Punch List of Bugs, Errors, Requests

Is there a reason why the relative post time is so inaccurate? All posts are reported as "moments ago" for a very long time. Eventually, they go to minutes and then hours and days, but these times don't seem to be relative to anything.

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by FlyHPN
Tue Aug 20, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta pilots file objection to expanded JVs
Replies: 180
Views: 32292

Re: Delta pilots file objection to expanded JVs

Here is something counterbalancing this topic. Apparently DL is increasing by 15% the offer in the JFK-LHR and BOS-LHR markets. Also, a new BOS-LGW section in being launched in 2020. https://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/news/2019/08/19/delta-air-lines-to-boost-capacity-to-uk-by-15.html?ana=yahoo&...

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by FlyHPN
Tue Aug 20, 2019 2:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Future 747-8 orders?
Replies: 35
Views: 6681

Re: Is the B747-8 passenger still in production?

I think this model is still "on the menu" just like the Boeing 767-300ER is still available for production, even though there are currently no unfilled orders for that model. Although it’s on the menu, it’s not really for sale. In late 2017, Boeing was studying reintroducing 767 passenger...

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by FlyHPN
Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to Gatwick again
Replies: 17
Views: 3109

Re: Delta to Gatwick again

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There is already a thread for this: viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1429287

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