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by FlyHPN
Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to Gatwick again
Replies: 18
Views: 2574

Re: Delta to Gatwick again

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by FlyHPN
Thu Aug 15, 2019 1:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada A220 launch - Interior Picture and New routes
Replies: 111
Views: 16699

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

Is the a map of the 223 to confirm anywhere? https://www.aircanada.com/ca/en/aco/home/fly/onboard/fleet.html Thanks for that. I gotta say. 30" seat pitch on mainline. I'm starting to wonder what the product differentiation is between AC mainline and Rouge. Would one less row of Y and 31" ...

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by FlyHPN
Thu Aug 15, 2019 1:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why didn’t UA order the A330?
Replies: 5
Views: 956

Re: Why didn’t UA order the A330?

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Ah, glad to see nothing has changed with time.
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intotheair wrote:
UA did order the A330. They just never operated it. ;)

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Ah, glad to see nothing has changed with time.

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by FlyHPN
Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Airbus to launch A350-1000ULR
Replies: 309
Views: 49016

Re: Rumor: Airbus to launch A350-1000ULR

xwb777 wrote:
A twitter account mentioned that the official announcement is expected at Dubai Airshow.

aaaaaaaaaaand the pieces begin to fall in to place.

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by FlyHPN
Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 811
Views: 158150

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

08/05-08/11 Period Total Fleet: 152 Scheduled Service: 145/152 Spares: 7/152 (2x76T, 2x76Z, 1x764, 1x77L, 1x333) Conversion: 0/152 Maintenance: 0/152 Storage: 0/152 Highlights > DOT affirmed the HND route allocations staring 03/20; will be loaded in timetable once slots are allocated > DL announced...

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by FlyHPN
Wed Aug 07, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 NFL Charters Thread
Replies: 70
Views: 6105

Re: 2019 NFL Charters Thread

KBUF wrote:
Washington NFL team

:rotfl:

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by FlyHPN
Fri Aug 02, 2019 2:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL closing NRT. Suspends NRT-SIN, Announces ICN-MNL
Replies: 264
Views: 41338

Re: Unconfirmed: DL closing NRT. Suspends NRT-SIN, Announces ICN-MNL

Delta, along with the other airlines that do one-stop in Asia connections to places like Hong Kong or Manila, are being put under severe pressure by Chinese carriers that perform the same service except they fly through Shanghai or Beijing. And to boot, the fact that Chinese carriers can do this on...

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by FlyHPN
Wed Jul 31, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer as Boeing 8170
Replies: 9
Views: 3536

Re: Embraer as Boeing 8170

anshabhi wrote:
giblets wrote:
Is this anything to do with Ryanair renaming their Max the 8200??
Perhaps Boeing have a new naming strategy? The 8800 Dreamliner and 8790XX?


Is this because of the Chinese myth regarding "8"?

Worked well for the A380

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by FlyHPN
Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United forms partnership with Clear
Replies: 34
Views: 4541

Re: United forms partnership with Clear

ordbosewr wrote:
Am I the only one thinking that in order to improve the experience I have to share detail biometric information with a 3rd party for-profit company that has an agenda?!?

You’re not alone. I also live in a tin foil wrapped world. Not sure how much longer it’ll be possible, tho.

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by FlyHPN
Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could the A220 take advantage of MAX grounding.
Replies: 71
Views: 10842

Re: Could the A220 take advantage of MAX grounding.

The 88s are now not leaving as fast as planned. The 90s are a mess with their fleet plans because of the engines as you have stated. But we cancelled some pilot displacements off the 88 because we need them to stick around. The 321Ns need to show up fast and on time for us to park the 88s. We have ...

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by FlyHPN
Mon Jul 29, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could the A220 take advantage of MAX grounding.
Replies: 71
Views: 10842

Re: Could the A220 take advantage of MAX grounding.

Late edit, Wikipedia link on fleet sizing: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Delta_Air_Lines_fleet Huh, first A320 to be retired in 2021 per that table. Hmmm.... 2nd late edit:. I see Northwest received a bunch of A319s in 2001/2002: https://www.airfleets.net/flottecie/Delta%20Air%20Lines-active-a319...

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by FlyHPN
Thu Jul 25, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UA 78J reliability
Replies: 8
Views: 1629

Re: UA 78J reliability

ual763 wrote:
I have copies of the dispatch releases (which include deferred items/MELs/etc.) for each flight.

Are those publicly available?

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by FlyHPN
Tue Jul 23, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: aircraft losses in natural disasters
Replies: 48
Views: 6521

Re: aircraft losses in natural disasters

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iFxjPaF2m4E&t=1m35s

/joke :hyper:
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Not exactly a "natural" disaster, but there was the A340(?) that was destroyed during 2016 Civil War of the Avengers at the Leipzig/Halle Airport.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iFxjPaF2m4E&t=1m35s

/joke :hyper:

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by FlyHPN
Sun Jul 21, 2019 3:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 811
Views: 158150

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

Noteworthy Aircraft Activity 7/12 763ER-high J(T): unscheduled swap from low-J on SEA-AMS-SEA rotation (N1607B) 763ER-low J: unscheduled swap from 764 on 8:30am JFK-LAX-JFK rotation (N186DN) 763ER-low J: unscheduled upgrade from 752 on 3:00pm ATL-MCO-ATL rotation (N188DN) 763ER-low J: unscheduled u...

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by FlyHPN
Wed Jul 17, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A321neo operators alerted over 'excessive pitch' anomaly
Replies: 92
Views: 25359

Re: A321neo operators alerted over 'excessive pitch' anomaly

Read the title and thought: “Wow, more overpromising and underdelivering by the Airbus sales team?”

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by FlyHPN
Wed Jul 17, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines 2020 Fleet Plans
Replies: 21
Views: 7718

Re: Singapore Airlines 2020 Fleet Plans

What's the current status/plans for the refit of the 14 legacy A380s? Aircraft refits with 2017 cabin products are in progress with 9V-SKT set to be the first followed by 9V-SKS. The first aircraft having already being worked on for six months. Future refits should be in a 3-month timescale. Does a...

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by FlyHPN
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leeham: 14 new airplanes and derivatives see EIS through 2027. ??
Replies: 30
Views: 2871

Re: Leeham: 14 new airplanes and derivatives see EIS through 2027. ??

Looking at their prior cheerleading on the A346, I perceive an mild anti-Boeing bias. Lightsaber :arrow: They weren't there when A346 was launched & qualified it as a dud in 2014. https://leehamnews.com/2014/12/23/worlds-dud-airliners/ EIS: 1. 777-8 ?? never ?? 2. 777-9 ?? 2021 ?? 3. E175-E2 ??...

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by FlyHPN
Tue Jul 09, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why didn’t Delta order the 737 MAX?
Replies: 54
Views: 6485

Re: Why didn’t Delta order the 737 MAX?

hOMSaR wrote:
I’m envisioning OP spins two wheels (one with an airline’s name and the other with an aircraft type) and that determines the next topic that gets posted.

And sometimes we're lucky enough to get multiple airlines in the same spin.

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by FlyHPN
Fri Jun 28, 2019 12:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 811
Views: 158150

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

blacksoviet wrote:
How many L-1011s does Delta have in storage?

Quick question: have you ever heard of google?

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by FlyHPN
Tue Jun 25, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 sues Walmart's JetBlack
Replies: 1
Views: 1057

Re: B6 sues Walmart's JetBlack

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by FlyHPN
Thu Jun 20, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread
Replies: 475
Views: 124507

Re: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread

Looks like JetBlue ordered 13 A321XLRs and 10 A220-100s. https://www.reuters.com/article/france-airshow-jetblue/jetblue-orders-13-airbus-a321xlr-10-a220-sources-idUSP6N21G020 I know the article doesn't say, but probably conversions as B6 ordered 13 LRs. They are conversions, but they appear to be c...

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by FlyHPN
Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread
Replies: 475
Views: 124507

Re: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread

While not a surprise to see DL order more A220s, it is rather surprising that it's for more A221s. Maybe more 221s will get built than ever imagined. To me the biggest surprise is that all Airbus was able to get out of Delta for the show was 5 birds. I was expecting Delta to execute on at least som...

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by FlyHPN
Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread
Replies: 475
Views: 124507

Re: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread

Delta ordered another 5 A220-100's https://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-releases/en/2019/06/delta-air-lines-books-order-for-additional-five-airbus-a220-aircraft.html While not a surprise to see DL order more A220s, it is rather surprising that it's for more A221s. Maybe more 221s will get built th...

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by FlyHPN
Tue Jun 18, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread
Replies: 475
Views: 124507

Re: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread

https://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-r ... craft.html
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Delta ordered another 5 A220-100's

https://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-r ... craft.html

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by FlyHPN
Sun Jun 16, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 385182

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2019/jun/16/boeing-max-737-jet-crisis-we-shouldve-been-more-open-says-ceo Every time he opens his mouth its an insult to those who died. "“When I make comments about the previous design and how we followed those processes, that’s something we put a lot of t...

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by FlyHPN
Sun Jun 16, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates renegotiating 777X order
Replies: 752
Views: 129445

Re: Emirates renegotiating 777X order

Is it possible that these negotiations were partly triggered by Boeing not seeing a business case for the 778? Hypothetically speaking, that would also have to mean that Boeing doesn’t see Qantas going their way for Sunrise. I’m reluctant to buy this theory, although it certainly did make me think....

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by FlyHPN
Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 777-9 for Lufthansa rolls out of final assembly
Replies: 38
Views: 11654

Re: First 777-9 for Lufthansa rolls out of final assembly

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... -9-441865/
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Airlines0613 wrote:
TC957 wrote:
Is this not the 1st for EK rather than LH ?

No, LH is the launch customer.


EK will be the “launch operator”.

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... -9-441865/

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by FlyHPN
Thu Jun 06, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP and the A340
Replies: 18
Views: 4132

Re: TAP and the A340

Basically TAP is keeping the A343 until the end of 2019 as a precaution in case they have some issue with the A339. The 4 aircraft were delivered in 1994 and all have more than 100.000 hours, they have been great machines :airplane: Not sure how common this is, but it's really an engineering marvel...

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by FlyHPN
Wed Jun 05, 2019 3:15 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: White Plains airport (NYC)
Replies: 15
Views: 1960

Re: White Plains airport (NYC)

I would go out on a limb and say I am somewhat familiar with HPN. It’s owned by the county and operated by a private company, AvPORTS, not Port Authority. As mentioned, they are somewhat constrained by runway length. The property is surrounded by residential and commercial structures, so they also d...

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by FlyHPN
Thu May 30, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Airshow 2019, Expectations, Gossip, Announcements
Replies: 361
Views: 66874

Re: Paris Airshow 2019, Expectations, Gossibs, Announcements

ER757 wrote:
Arion640 wrote:
ODwyerPW wrote:
787-10ER authority to offer will be announced by Boeing.


Is the 787-10ER actually a real concept or is this something airliners.net has made up?

It's an A.net plane - just like the A350-1100


I believe you’ve made a typo. It’s the A350-2000. :stirthepot:

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by FlyHPN
Fri May 24, 2019 12:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Thread - 2019
Replies: 1216
Views: 165755

Re: Boeing 797 Thread - 2019

Seems like it might just be easier to keep putting a second person in the pointy end. While not the same, it would seem that people would more likely accept a train with no driver before a wide body with one pilot. bt Agreed, considering driverless trains already exist in some of the largest merto ...

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by FlyHPN
Wed May 22, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Will Replace DL's 757-351?
Replies: 76
Views: 10588

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

zeke wrote:
744 and L-1011


This! This is the answer!

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by FlyHPN
Wed May 15, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: JFK TWA Terminal to turn into a hotel
Replies: 87
Views: 7743

Re: JFK Finally has its own Hotel!

Tried to get a room for a late arrival tomorrow night, but no luck.

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by FlyHPN
Mon May 13, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leeham News: Mitsubishi appears to be well positioned to take over the RJ market
Replies: 150
Views: 19864

Re: Leeham News: Mitsubishi appears to be well positioned to take over the RJ market

You do realize the only E2-175 order isn't happening due to US scope clauses? At this time, only the MRJ has viable orders. The US market is about 60% of the sales in this size range and the predominant used buyer. When we discuss larger, we are talking primarily E2-195 vs. A220, a very different m...

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by FlyHPN
Fri May 10, 2019 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Italy Abandon Boeing for Airbus + More
Replies: 55
Views: 16601

Re: Air Italy Abandon Boeing for Airbus + More

jonnyclam123 wrote:
dcajet wrote:
Folks: look at who penned this advertorial. Thank you.

As soon as I saw who wrote it I immediately exited the article.


:rotfl:

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by FlyHPN
Thu May 09, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: California Pacific for sale
Replies: 34
Views: 6537

Re: California Pacific for sale

I think PDX. Pdx is neglected by Alaska, has a large enough population to justify service to many cities, and is fragmented enough that a new/hip startup could gain some traction. PLUS Sir Branson would live to piss in AS's Wheaties. Wasn’t there a non-compete in the VX deal with Branson? There wer...

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by FlyHPN
Wed May 08, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Admits It Has No Brand Purpose
Replies: 104
Views: 22146

Re: American Airlines Admits It Has No Brand Purpose

airlineguy1234 wrote:
SierraPacific wrote:
I would rather take Spirit now because at least I have wifi and just can buy the big front seat for cheap.


Shhh. The Big Front Seat is the best kept secret in the US airline industry. Don't tell everyone about it or else the price will go up. :smile: :smile:


+1 :D

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by FlyHPN
Tue May 07, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 811
Views: 158150

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

Any further word on DL A339 test flights or deliveries? The latest post in this thread implies that the first frame will be in Atlanta on May 16, which is two weeks from today. http://a380.boards.net/thread/1133/delt ... 12&page=12 It flew today: https://airwaysmag.com/airlines/photo-first-delt...

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by FlyHPN
Tue May 07, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair considers A321neo and possible all-Airbus fleet
Replies: 146
Views: 26931

Re: Icelandair considers A321neo and possible all-Airbus fleet

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... us-457975/
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Here's the source: https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... us-457975/

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by FlyHPN
Thu May 02, 2019 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Delta A330neo Rolls Out Of Paintshop
Replies: 104
Views: 32731

Re: First Delta A330neo Rolls Out Of Paintshop

Looks good. I’m looking forward to flying on Delta’s 339 TATL from JFK someday. Have they had a plan flying 339 out of JFK yet? I thought right now all 339 are ex-SEA. There won't be any new routes announced for the 339 until the S20 schedule. The first 4 frames are spoken for with TPAC service out...

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by FlyHPN
Thu Apr 25, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 811
Views: 158150

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

Boeing doesn't even have board approval to offer the 797. The max issues only slow that down. I would think someday they will operate this plane, but I wouldn't expect anything in the short term on the 797. Oh, I don't know - maybe the same way Airbus wants to talk about 321XLR orders? https://www....

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by FlyHPN
Thu Apr 25, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 811
Views: 158150

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

cessna2 wrote:
Rumor has it a 787 or 797 order is imminent with a need of 20 aircraft at minimum. Sure would love to see the 787 in DL colors.


Any source for this conjecture? I find it hard to believe an order is imminent for an aircraft Boeing doesn't even have authority to offer yet.

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by FlyHPN
Tue Apr 02, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: New routes if Heathrow got 25000 extra flights?
Replies: 7
Views: 1507

Re: New routes if Heathrow got 25000 extra flights?

Obviously, jetBlue would take them all.

Sorry, I had to.

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by FlyHPN
Thu Mar 28, 2019 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to start ATL-AMS with A350
Replies: 59
Views: 9554

Re: Delta to start ATL-AMS with A350

Combine all the traffic in the LA Basin the two airports in Chicago and the three in New York all have more movements than ATL does. Great. Go ahead and do that math for us to back your claim. We'll wait. EWR - 438,578 JFK - 447,848 LGA - 369,135 TEB - 174,884 NYC Total - 1,430,445 (https://www.pan...

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by FlyHPN
Sun Mar 24, 2019 2:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN putting the MAX8 in storage at Victorville,Ca.
Replies: 226
Views: 47956

Re: WN putting the MAX8 in storage at Victorville,Ca.

How hard would it be for the FAA to give an emergency order to allow the pilots to fly 737-300's? Wouldn't a bigger problem be that lots of the 737-300's WN parked have been scrapped already? They had pretty high cycles on them. Im going to guess the FAA isn’t in a position do be cutting any corner...

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by FlyHPN
Thu Mar 21, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Situation
Replies: 143
Views: 19623

Re: B6 Situation

N766UA wrote:
I think airliners.net should buy jetblue so it can finally be run by true aviation champions of industry.


:rotfl: :cry2:

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by FlyHPN
Sat Mar 09, 2019 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Rolls Royce withdraws bid for Boeing NMA project
Replies: 235
Views: 32569

Re: Reuters: Rolls Royce withdraws bid for Boeing NMA project

Wonder if this will change Delta's stance on the NMA considering their partnership with RR. Delta is partnering with Rolls but they also have other engines, True we also have a major GTF deal with Pratt. That shop is starting up as we speak. Within five years the projections are for 180 engine shop...

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by FlyHPN
Sat Mar 09, 2019 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would it be better if BA flew their LCY-NY flight to LGA?
Replies: 81
Views: 11083

Re: Would it be better if BA flew their LCY-NY flight to LGA?

Perimeter Rule? There are ways to get around that. For instance the Saturday services out of LGA past the perimeter and DEN is grandfathered in. I'd be more curious if the size of LGA's runways would prevent the range of such a route if it wasn't a low density 757. A normal density 752 could do LGA...

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