Sized for full regional type jets, the MCI terminals would be decent if there was one central check in and screening location and intra-terminal moving sidewalks to crosswalk the terminal to a train at the center of each of them to minimize walking. I like MCI but it probably will never be a true hub.Jump to post
And the WC at DAL should be WildCat Touring. Pretty sure they've been flying ASE-DAL for a while now. https://www.wildcattouring.com/ Here's a pic: https://imgproc.airliners.net/photos/airliners/7/2/6/4501627.jpg?v=v47c139a3cb3 It was never in OAG before. I wonder how they filed the terminal code i...Jump to post
Glad to see airlines making a run of this Aspen -Metroplex route still! What a great surprice.
Yes failed may be too strong of a word. Did not succeed as an independent stand alone carrier may be a more apt description. Virgin American did succeed at keeping many airline industry veterans gainfully employed during the economic disaster of the Obama era and post 9/11 merger upheavals. Some in...Jump to post
Yes failed may be too strong of a word. Did not succeed as an independent stand alone carrier may be a more apt description. Virgin American did succeed at keeping many airline industry veterans gainfully employed during the economic disaster of the Obama era and post 9/11 merger upheavals. Some ind...Jump to post
Just wondering if
DL has a higher than average number of drug addicts on there flights than other airlines
to feel they need to include this on board now?
I think ordinary non regular flyers probably were confused once the drink cart silently passed and they did not see any crew for the next four hours maybe. Can not confirm this other than second hand. Um, you could literally order drinks and snacks from your IFE... no airline has that... Hey ... do...Jump to post
Personally in regards to women popping out their mammary glands, I used to find offense. But because now apparently it is even more offense to certain none western cultures... I whole heartedly encourage women to pop them out and provide natural, wholesome, environmentally friendly, green nourishmen...Jump to post
The simple implication, being the carrier may not fulfill their commitment to the introduction of this fleet type.Jump to post
Is this getting serious yet?
Kind of getting the impression the disco ball has a number of bulbs not present in the current design.
Huh? Did you take an ambien or something? Sorry, but freedom of thought is not encouraged on this forum unless one thinks from a certain more none centrist point of view. Pravda is full force here, so rather than saying anything and jeopardize the necessities of open communication in the interest o...Jump to post
So with this “who cares” nomination... did we have an approval..
or did the those who seek to undermine the President at every turn, just put up another road block, not because the nominee is who he is; but because he was given the nod by the President.
As a passenger who often sits in the 2L/R exit row on the DL A321 in row 13, there sure seems to be a lot of room for egress compared to what is more typical in overwing exit rows on other aircraft. The way the seat protrudes and how the door appears to open outward seem to make it a non-issue. The...Jump to post
Also seems hypocritical to me for people here who railed against criticism of "third world pilots" (that was not actually made!) to now be silent while the ability of "third world engineers" to code to Boeing's specifications is being openly criticized. Perhaps those posters dec...Jump to post
Someone on another thread asked if “physics” work differently in the US. Was kind of amused by that question actually. Kind of to amused not by who is being nominated here, but who he is being nominated by. The cozy club never ceases to amaze me. I wonder what he thinks about the “CozySuite seat.” M...Jump to post
Did the ventral stairs on the 727 even count as an emergency exit in terms of the number of seats you were allowed to put in? It’s not like the DC-9/MD-80 where you had the ability to blast out the tail cone and exit through it. https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=775251 I did find this...Jump to post
This may be interesting for the youth here.
Not entirely sure about the answer to the airstair or tail-cone slide. Sorry about that.
My how times change. A Boeing 727-100 with aft floor level exits for unimpeded egress. No not a photo shop young people.
It has been shown in evacs overwing window exits are not as effective as full size doors. People back up and have trouble getting out in smoke filled cabins. The L1011 has full sized floor level door exits. The DC 10 did too and what seems like the added advantage of an overwing exit. Though I pref...Jump to post
I really prefer the reliability of a virtual reality airplane, rather than those that actually fly without a computer. NOT. I can really see the circular loop thinking the computer crowd is in to by the latest posts in this thread. Wow the MAX fix is really problematic with this looped thinking. Bri...Jump to post
It has been shown in evacs overwing window exits are not as effective as full size doors. People back up and have trouble getting out in smoke filled cabins. The L1011 has full sized floor level door exits. The DC 10 did too and what seems like the added advantage of an overwing exit. Though I prefe...Jump to post
A 3 abreast First, a 4 abreast Business in the staggered seating configuration, and a 4 abreast Economy seating aboard the E2 gives me more interest in the E2 lately. That staggered seating of the E2 looks quite innovative and comfy. Has anyone or airline tried it out yet? Am not sure which airline ...Jump to post
Just got to wondering, what exactly would take in terms of a hardware upgrade for Boeing to ditch the MCAS software entirely, and build planes that actually fly, rather than depending on computer software that can fail. I assume first it would: 1) be expensive for the MAX program 2) need to entirely...Jump to post
So if the A220 can reach JFK with 42 seats....
With how many seats can the E2 reach JFK with. I think we have our answer.
Honestly, yields in the Houston Area must be horrible, as the population base is great and as such it should be a no brainer that a thriving carrier should and could serve both IAH and HOU. UA and WN strangle hold dominance... all others pressured to compete with the disrupter carriers here I guess....Jump to post
I was just reading recently online of a THIRD software glitch found after the recognition of the first two software glitches in regards to the MAX. What I could not figure out if the article's reporter had mistaken the third glitch for the second? ARE we really up to three glitches on the Software f...Jump to post
amount of money back in your imagined “golden age”. It is crazy to me how many people on her whine about the degradation of air travel w I don't think you understand, not one iota, of what made the golden age the golden age. It was class, not product. Something often mixed up these days. Yes civili...Jump to post
I have WN suspicion regarding AS’s motivations and possibly some sort of follow through agreement regarding another airport similar to the DFW DAL situation. Love Field is Southwest turf. A hard place for other airlines to get a toe hold into. Didn’t Continental pre United even pull out of DAL if I ...Jump to post
Is Allegiant seeing any changes out of Bellingham WA? I did notice they have discontinued DEN. Are any other routes of Allegiant softening from Bellingham due to the quadruple whammy of: 1) A not as beneficial US $ exchange rate 2) Lots of SEA fare competition 3) Lower fare offerings in YVR by Air C...Jump to post
DFWuser wrote:Cut your losses. Just tear down the damn thing and start over from scratch.
[*] Why are people so worked up about Air Italy? They only have 2 year round routes to the US, MIA and JFK. Even the supposedly seasonal LAX and SFO have not been loaded for S20, so they might not even come back. Is this whole thing worth fighting about for 2 EU-US routes? Anyway, flew LAX-MXP about...Jump to post
We all know Germany can do far better, than the present as illustrated by this.Jump to post
Yeah I liked the 60s too when a nations carrier was an introduction to an entire nation or at least a nations region. Unfortunately, “nation-state” supported undermining of free market capitalism seems to be valued by some on here.. The days of East African Airways, Pan Am, and British Caledonian an...Jump to post
Interesting article... thanks for sharing. Bureaucracies at work it seems.
Sure would be a shame for Air Italy’s indirect subsidization by Qatar,
to bring even more attention upon the EU’s other open borders darling.
Negotiated Bilateral’s are my preferred agreements, cause not all countries or “Unions” have “fair and equitable” as part of their innate value system when it comes to making agreements and then finding ways of subversively working around these agreements at the detriment of other countries business...Jump to post
I believe this has to do with their AA codeshare violating antitrust laws or something like that with regards to flying their own metal- and also codesharing on hub to hub routes. This was part of the conditions for the DOJ approval on the AS acquisition of VX. https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/justic...Jump to post
SpaceshipDC10 wrote:KlimaBXsst wrote:If my recollections are correct,
the white tail 500’s came back to the Midwest with “TWA Lite... ATA.”
No, those were five others previously delivered to RJ and one former LTU.