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by dalmit
Fri Sep 24, 2021 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Used Delta Aircraft Purchase A359/737-900ER
Replies: 784
Views: 202473

Re: Updated: Used Delta Aircraft Purchase A359/737-900ER

Last reported at TEV (Teruel, Spain). https://flightaware.com/live/flight/ZSSDD And here is a picture of her from v1images. com - https://www.v1images.com/product/south-african-airways-airbus-a350-941-zs-sdd/ I see where the lessor (Avolon) has this one and another one (formerly ZS-SDC). Both are p...

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by dalmit
Tue Sep 07, 2021 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Fleet Thread - 2021
Replies: 1317
Views: 281379

Re: Delta Fleet Thread - 2021

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N172DZ
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763 1702 N172DZ has been in Lake Charles Louisiana CWF since Thursday of last week. Does anyone here know why?

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N172DZ

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by dalmit
Fri Aug 27, 2021 11:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Old cross-runway at LAX
Replies: 25
Views: 7431

Re: Old cross-runway at LAX

For a good look at the tunnels, watch the movie Point Blank with Lee Marvin. Long tracking shot of him walking through one of them on his way to get the people that double crossed him. He's pissed. It's in the trailer - https://www.imdb.com/video/vi1984872217 He reminds me of a supervisor I used to...

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by dalmit
Fri Aug 20, 2021 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Fleet Thread - 2021
Replies: 1317
Views: 281379

Re: Delta Fleet Thread - 2021

Other than a handful of 717s, DL doesn’t own the and it’s up to the owner / lessor to determine their future fate. The 2019 Annual Report (2/2020) pointed to 13 owned 717s. Are those now gone? Doesn't look like anyone is answering so I'll take a shot at it. 9 are operating; 9500-9508 (N949AT, 940AT...

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by dalmit
Wed Aug 04, 2021 1:41 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Favorite Song about aviation?
Replies: 55
Views: 2295

Re: Favorite Song about aviation?

UpNAWAy wrote:
Or just songs that mention aircraft, airlines or airports. Not that many that I can think of, of course the most famous has to be "Leaving on a jetplane" by Jefferson Airplane.


LOL

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by dalmit
Mon Aug 02, 2021 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Fleet Thread - 2021
Replies: 1317
Views: 281379

Re: Delta Fleet Thread - 2021

n515cr wrote:
1521 to exit SBD tomorrow


Wow...that's one of the 76Zv2 configurations. Is that going back in service or is it being sold to someone else?

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by dalmit
Sun Aug 01, 2021 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Expressjet relaunch as independent carrier?
Replies: 120
Views: 25044

Re: Expressjet relaunch as independent carrier?

amcnd wrote:

they get laid the same weather 1 plane or 400….


do you have a source for this?

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by dalmit
Sat Jul 31, 2021 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Fleet Thread - 2021
Replies: 1317
Views: 281379

Re: Delta Fleet Thread - 2021

Can anyone point me to the latest fleet delivery schedule? I seem to recall there was one put out with a table of number of deliveries by type for each of the next 5 years or so (not including used aircraft). PSU.DTW.SCE posted a nice recap of the schedule back in Feb. https://www.airliners.net/for...

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by dalmit
Thu Jul 22, 2021 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Used Delta Aircraft Purchase A359/737-900ER
Replies: 784
Views: 202473

Re: Updated: Used Delta Aircraft Order A359/737-900ER

According to Skyliner, A350 MSN 79 (PR-XTG) is going to Delta. I believe this is not one of the AerCap frames. https://www.skyliner-aviation.de/regdb.main?LC=nav4&page=2 Are Delta taking all of LATAM's A350s? planespotters is listing that frame as "Due" to Delta also. I don't care wha...

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by dalmit
Sun Jul 18, 2021 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Used Delta Aircraft Purchase A359/737-900ER
Replies: 784
Views: 202473

Re: Updated: Used Delta Aircraft Order A359/737-900ER

Did you even confirm if any of these are owned by Castlelake entities? I don't think it's a requirement that Castlelake owns the frames. They are a financier in addition to being a lessor. https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/castlelake-launches-aviation-lending-program-301173277.html My guess ...

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by dalmit
Fri Jul 09, 2021 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Air Connection wins EAS away from Skywest for PIR and ATY
Replies: 98
Views: 10948

Re: Denver Air Connection wins EAS away from Skywest for PIR and ATY

Okay, I see what you're saying. Forget about Kayak...even when I go to travelocity to price ATY-FRA OW, the Skywest/United fare is 2k and the DAC/United fare is about 9k. I guess I could just buy a ticket from Denver Air Connection ATY-ORD and then buy a different ticket from United ORD-FRA. Or call...

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by dalmit
Fri Jul 09, 2021 2:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Air Connection wins EAS away from Skywest for PIR and ATY
Replies: 98
Views: 10948

Re: Denver Air Connection wins EAS away from Skywest for PIR and ATY

Watertown story on having two airlines https://www.thepublicopinion.com/story/news/2021/07/03/key-lime-skywest-provide-service-watertown-airport-awarded-9-m/7799427002/ Recent objection filed to the DoT asking for Skywest to stay. file:///C:/Users/dalem/Downloads/DOT-OST-2011-0138-0112_attachment_1...

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by dalmit
Wed Jul 07, 2021 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver Air Connection wins EAS away from Skywest for PIR and ATY
Replies: 98
Views: 10948

Re: Denver Air Connection wins EAS away from Skywest for PIR and ATY

I think the point is - this is the first example where the airline that lost the EAS Service determination has stayed in the market to compete against the new entrant that had the lowest bid and won the service contract. It's unprecedented and it's not hard to imagine that once DAC has to cease oper...

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by dalmit
Wed Jul 07, 2021 9:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Fleet Thread - 2021
Replies: 1317
Views: 281379

Re: Delta Fleet Thread - 2021

Where can I find the ship numbers for all these DL planes? I can only search by tail # it seems. I use planespotters.net - But most times I have to decipher the ship number to find what type it belongs to so I created a text file with those broken down. Here is the contents of that text file. I won...

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by dalmit
Mon Jul 05, 2021 12:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fresno Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 594
Views: 63916

Re: Fresno Aviation Thread - 2021

twosoun wrote:
As someone who lives in Fresno but goes to school in New Haven, this is so cool!


That has to be the longest skateboard commute ever.

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by dalmit
Tue Jun 29, 2021 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Republic Airways plans IPO
Replies: 22
Views: 2659

Re: Republic Airways plans IPO

Did Delta sell their share? It's listed in the Annual Report for 2018 on page 71 - https://s2.q4cdn.com/181345880/files/doc_financials/quarterly_results/2018/q4/DAL-12312018-10K.pdf But I can't find it in the Annual Report for 2019. https://s2.q4cdn.com/181345880/files/doc_financials/2019/q4/DAL-12....

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by dalmit
Fri Jun 25, 2021 12:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Used Delta Aircraft Purchase A359/737-900ER
Replies: 784
Views: 202473

Re: Rumor: Used Delta Aircraft Order

Here's a list of the 13 LATAM frames and where they were last reported as stored: MSN 24...PR-XTA...VCV MSN 27...PR-XTB...VCV MSN 35...PR-XTC...CNF MSN 45...PR-XTD...GRU MSN 48...PR-XTE...GRU MSN 64...PR-XTF...VCV MSN 79...PR-XTG...GRU MSN 200...PR-XTH...LDE MSN 250...PR-XTI...GRU MSN 265...PR-XTJ....

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by dalmit
Thu Jun 24, 2021 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Used Delta Aircraft Purchase A359/737-900ER
Replies: 784
Views: 202473

Re: Rumor: Used Delta Aircraft Order

jbs2886 wrote:
Great thanks! Were all birds post L/N 219 with 280, or just some?


4 of the 7 Aercap frames are post L/N 219 including the one that was just registered by Delta as N575DZ.

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by dalmit
Thu Jun 10, 2021 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Bastian presentation 3 June '21
Replies: 4
Views: 2307

Re: DL Bastian presentation 3 June '21

atlflyer wrote:
Which fleet families will remain?


This is my guess.
A350
A330
A321/A320/A319
767/757
764
737
A221/A223

E75
CRJ7/9

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by dalmit
Fri May 14, 2021 12:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX West End Terminal Question
Replies: 16
Views: 4063

Re: LAX West End Terminal Question

WALmsp, I was there at the Fifty-Fair as a kid. We just got transferred from HNL. I think there was a Boeing 247 and I remember the M2. Oh yeah I remember the Crew bus, was so funny when I started in LAX and had to ride it to the line. My dad use to take my brother and myself to work and get to wal...

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by dalmit
Thu May 06, 2021 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Fleet Thread - 2021
Replies: 1317
Views: 281379

Re: Delta Fleet Thread - 2021

What is happening with the retired 737-700s? I see where N301DQ, N303DQ, and N304DQ are listed as "REPORTED SALE" on faa.gov.

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by dalmit
Fri Apr 16, 2021 1:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Fleet Thread - 2021
Replies: 1317
Views: 281379

Re: Delta Fleet Thread - 2021

https://www.delta.com/us/en/aircraft/bo ... -300er-76k

As usual, apologies if this has been discussed already.
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So it looks like delta.com has added the new seat map for the upgraded 767-300ER. It's going to be labelled as a 76K. I guess that is what's happening to N178DZ in MCI?

https://www.delta.com/us/en/aircraft/bo ... -300er-76k

As usual, apologies if this has been discussed already.

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by dalmit
Mon Mar 29, 2021 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Fleet Thread - 2021
Replies: 1317
Views: 281379

Re: Delta Fleet Thread - 2021

My assumption is COVID-protocol for crews going to China tied to 1820 and 1821 being ready to go on different days, but I could be wrong. I still don't get why 1808 is scheduled back to ICN right after 1820 unless it's for some other reason (presuming that 1808's crew would leave the plane there fo...

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by dalmit
Wed Mar 17, 2021 9:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A boy left his Buzz Lightyear inside a plane...
Replies: 25
Views: 5164

Re: A boy left his Buzz Lightyear inside a plane...

Awesome...nice job Jason!

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by dalmit
Mon Mar 08, 2021 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Fleet Thread - 2021
Replies: 1317
Views: 281379

Re: Delta Fleet Thread - 2021

what was the original reason to have 767-300ER's with ship number ranges of 1600 and 1700? They appear to have been delivered at the approximately the same time and there doesn't appear to be any outward physical difference.

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by dalmit
Mon Feb 08, 2021 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1484
Views: 287400

Re: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread

I'm hoping someone can explain something to me. I don't understand what SkyWest means when they say "ratably". They've used the term a couple of times now with regards to the 25 CRJ-700s they are adding in 2021. Is it related to the rate paid by AA or is it related to a type rating or some...

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by dalmit
Mon Jan 04, 2021 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Fleet Thread - 2021
Replies: 1317
Views: 281379

Re: Delta Narrowbody Thread - 2021

https://thepointsguy.com/news/amazon-buys-delta-767s/

Are these the 76Ts ? Or the older 76Z version 2s?
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Looks like Delta was able to sell 7 767s.

https://thepointsguy.com/news/amazon-buys-delta-767s/

Are these the 76Ts ? Or the older 76Z version 2s?

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by dalmit
Tue Dec 15, 2020 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1484
Views: 287400

Re: American Eagle News and Discussion Thread

FlyingElvii wrote:


Was only on the ground a short while. Likely crew change and fuel.


Crew Change? I get the fuel stop but do they need two crews to fly from Maryland to Arizona?

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by dalmit
Wed Nov 25, 2020 3:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mesa signs updated CPA with AA
Replies: 50
Views: 9227

Re: Mesa signs updated CPA with AA

DiamondFlyer wrote:
No, they were down to I believe 54 frames, so a net of -7. Which is really what they're able to staff from what I've heard.


Wouldn't that be a net of -14? 54-14=40

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by dalmit
Wed Nov 18, 2020 4:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is DL taking delivery of A350’s from NRT to avoid tariffs?
Replies: 215
Views: 34908

Re: Is DL taking delivery of A350’s from NRT to avoid tariffs?

That is very interesting, indeed. According to the U.S. Trade Representative, a new aircraft is one with “no time in service or hours in flight other than for production testing” or for delivery to the U.S. That suggests the plane is no longer new once it’s flown a non-U.S. route for any other purp...

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by dalmit
Tue Nov 03, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2020
Replies: 1549
Views: 156081

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2020

Planned for this week.....B763s on the move Tue 11/3 B763 ILN-VCV 1706 N176DZ 9960 (ferry to storage/retirement?) Tue 11/3 B763 ILN-VCV ??? 9961 (ferry to storage/retirement?) Tue 11/3 B763 BHM-MSP 197 N197DN 9936 (storage exit) Thu 11/5 A339 NGO-NRT ??? 9937 (ferry from storage to induction/mx) Th...

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by dalmit
Sun Nov 01, 2020 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SkyWest Reports Q3 2020 Profit
Replies: 25
Views: 4457

Re: SkyWest Reports Q3 2020 Profit

The CR7s to 550s are being acquired from another company and then leased to another regional. It is possible that they are being acquired from GoJet and being leased back to them, but until the facts come out, it is all speculation. I think you hit the nail on the head. Last month (Oct 2020) Skywes...

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by dalmit
Wed Oct 28, 2020 2:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Q3 Earnings Roundup (US)
Replies: 23
Views: 3768

Re: Q3 Earnings Roundup (US)

In their earnings release, American stated they have lowered their daily burn rate down to 25M - 30M for the fourth quarter and they expect liquidity to be around 14 Billion. So that should equal 5.18 - 6.67 quarters. http://news.aa.com/news/news-details/2020/American-Airlines-Reports-Third-Quarter-...

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by dalmit
Sun Oct 25, 2020 2:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skywest parking at Salina and Central Wisconsin?
Replies: 80
Views: 13122

Re: Skywest parking at Salina and Central Wisconsin?

Longest Skywest CRJ900 in temp storage jet at SBN N806SK left SBN on Oct 22nd and flew to MSP for reintroduction into service with Delta. CRJ900's N896SK, N897SK and N898SK returned to SBN for temp storage. Okay...here is my understanding on those frames in SBN. I believe those are three of four th...

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by dalmit
Fri Oct 23, 2020 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2020
Replies: 1549
Views: 156081

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2020

I apologize if this has been discussed before and I just missed it but has the decision been made to retire all the High J 76Ls and standardize on the low J 76Z? I see no 76Ls currently active and the latest 10Q lists only 34 763ers in the fleet and that number matches the 76Z exactly. So 180-182, 1...

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by dalmit
Tue Oct 20, 2020 1:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2020
Replies: 1549
Views: 156081

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2020

Could someone tell me where the following frames are parked? Is it MCI, BHM, MZJ, SBD, ILN, VCV?
N182DN
N193DN
N197DN
N176DZ

Thanks.

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by dalmit
Wed Oct 14, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 2020 Q3 earnings thread
Replies: 78
Views: 11259

Re: DL 2020 Q3 earnings thread

I know I'm probably going to get in trouble for posting this but I'm surprised no one has brought this up yet. Delta Airlines through the CARES Act received a total of $5.4 Billion dollars from the tax payer, I guess it was assumed that airlines would use up 100% of the funds by September 30, 2020 ...

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by dalmit
Thu Oct 08, 2020 2:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Hangar LGA Razed
Replies: 33
Views: 9421

Re: American Hangar LGA Razed

So I was watching an old Seinfeld episode tonight and there was a scene where they went to LaGuardia. Are these the same buildings? Or different ones with the same appearance? If the image doesn't appear they have a United Airlines and a Delta Air Lines sign on the front. If different are they still...

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by dalmit
Wed Sep 23, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2020
Replies: 1549
Views: 156081

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2020

I doubt this is the case. You'll see this airplane ferry to NRT once N514DN is finished with PTS (about one more week to go) If that 6 month clause were true, N389DN wouldn't still be flying only international trips to this day after being in the fleet over a year. N389DN was added in Feb 2020. htt...

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by dalmit
Mon Sep 21, 2020 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is DL taking delivery of A350’s from NRT to avoid tariffs?
Replies: 215
Views: 34908

Re: Is DL taking delivery of A350’s from NRT to avoid tariffs?

I live in Texas. I bought and registered a car in Oklahoma because the sales tax was lower. Then I transferred it to Texas. Is that wrong? "Wrong" - such a subjective word You did not do anything legally wrong, you operated within the law - just like Delta is here. Is it morally wrong - t...

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by dalmit
Mon Sep 21, 2020 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: United selects CommutAir as sole E145 operator
Replies: 247
Views: 37394

Re: ExpressJet Shutdown Moved Up to September 30th

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Is this some kind of a data issue with Flightaware.com or are there currently no Expressjet flights flying?

expressjet.jpg

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by dalmit
Sun Sep 20, 2020 9:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is DL taking delivery of A350’s from NRT to avoid tariffs?
Replies: 215
Views: 34908

Re: Is DL taking delivery of A350’s from NRT to avoid tariffs?

All 321s coming from Hamburg after the import tariff took effect. Here is the list of the last 9 deliveries in the chronological delivery order. The lists include their manufacture location and their routing for today (Sunday, 9/20). I guess the tariffs went into effect in October of 2019. As someo...

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by dalmit
Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviation sector unpaid leaves and layoffs thread
Replies: 1501
Views: 49417

Re: DL commits to no furloughs for F/As & ground employees

Does Delta do their own catering? Or meal preparations? I thought it was always contracted out. I found this article about ATL Catering. https://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/news/2020/09/09/delta-in-flight-meals-newrest-atlanta-airport.html so I'm not sure if you people are talking about other airpor...

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by dalmit
Mon Sep 14, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL puts up SkyMiles as collateral for loan facility
Replies: 37
Views: 4653

Re: DL puts up SkyMiles as collateral for loan facility

Yes, typically the lenders would get the program. But the value in the program comes from the agreements with third parties (Amex, hoteliers, rental car agencies, etc.) to sell and redeem miles, as well as a similar agreement with Delta which would buy miles from the program and provide services (t...

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by dalmit
Mon Sep 14, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL puts up SkyMiles as collateral for loan facility
Replies: 37
Views: 4653

Re: DL puts up SkyMiles as collateral for loan facility

I don't understand the basic concept of using a Frequent Flyer program as collateral. Could someone explain that to me in laymen terms? I can understand using an airplane as collateral. A bank loans you money, if you can't pay it back, the bank gets the airplane that they can then sell or salvage or...

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by dalmit
Fri Sep 11, 2020 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2020
Replies: 1549
Views: 156081

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2020

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n829mh


Did we ever figure out why N829MH flew to CAN, then back to ICN, then back to CAN 12 hours later?
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audidudi wrote:
This is weird...B764 N829MH appears tp be heading from CAN>ICN, and according to FR24, it's ferrying back to CAN about 12 hours later!

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n829mh


Did we ever figure out why N829MH flew to CAN, then back to ICN, then back to CAN 12 hours later?

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by dalmit
Sat Sep 05, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 2164
Views: 391538

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

Major optics opportunity to furlough the only unionized group while benevolently saving the rest. This could ward off the previously mounting union drives, and keep FA, MX and others without employment contracts for decades. Playing chess with labor relations. Either way, win-win for management: ge...

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by dalmit
Sat Sep 05, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 2164
Views: 391538

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

Ih8b6 wrote:
Nothing to mention. Frontline, scale employee furloughs were never on the table.


If you can just clarify this for me. Are there no plans to furlough customer service, reservations, or mechanics at this point? Is it just pilots that are being furloughed come Oct?

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by dalmit
Mon Aug 31, 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United Eliminates Change Fees
Replies: 40
Views: 3165

Re: UA Permanently Eliminates Change Fees

I really hope this change truly becomes permanent. I wonder how others will respond. In the meantime, if it means I have a second airline to choose from for flexibility, then all the power to them. I could get behind baggage fees when oil spiked and it placed airlines in a crunch. Oil is back to $4...

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