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by T773ER
Thu Oct 10, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 3Q2019 earnings released
Replies: 96
Views: 14501

Re: Delta 3Q2019 earnings released

I noted the link noted a doubling of pilot overtime. Was that 1 hour to 2 per quarter or say 50 to 100? This implies hiring and aircraft buys ahead. Lightsaber According to this article the number was 40,554 from May to August. Although not clear I believe that is duty periods worked. So if that wa...

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by T773ER
Thu Sep 26, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta buying 20% of LATAM
Replies: 867
Views: 128238

Re: Delta buying 20% of LATAM

Miami wrote:
Why is everyone freaking out?

Doubt LATAM leaves OneWorld.



They're leaving OneWorld as part of the deal.

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by T773ER
Tue Apr 30, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: Delta announces JFK-BOM
Replies: 1074
Views: 165464

Re: Delta to serve Mumbai nonstop in 2019

According to an email to its pilots, Delta still plans on announcing BOM service later this year. This was as of yesterday the 17th and in direct response to the suspension of Jet Airways. Unless Delta partners with Air India, Mumbai is a no go. Just tossing this out there! Though seriously, back t...

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by T773ER
Thu Apr 18, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: Delta announces JFK-BOM
Replies: 1074
Views: 165464

Re: Delta to serve Mumbai nonstop in 2019

According to an email to its pilots, Delta still plans on announcing BOM service later this year. This was as of yesterday the 17th and in direct response to the suspension of Jet Airways.

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by T773ER
Fri Apr 12, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta looking into accelerating MD-90 retirement
Replies: 203
Views: 31477

Re: Delta looking into accelerating MD-90 retirement

DL already has enough aircraft on order to replace a good portion (nearly all A320s and 757s, MD-80s and MD-90s and roughly half of the 717s) of the narrowbody fleet. Jeremy Not really (without options - options aren't orders) when you recognize that they're also replacing ~60 CR2s by 2023 and need...

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by T773ER
Thu Feb 28, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Profit Sharing
Replies: 31
Views: 3819

Re: B6 Profit Sharing

DL paid out $1.3B in PS on Feb 14th. Average per employee was $16k. Regardless, each employee received 14.1% of eligible 2018 wages. I don’t have specific numbers other than my own payout, but I’d wager the average pilot PS was much more than $16k. Most captain PS checks are likely double 16k, with...

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by T773ER
Tue Jan 15, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines announces 2018 Q4 results
Replies: 84
Views: 13492

Re: Delta Air Lines announces 2018 Q4 results

A testament to Delta's revenue is the fact that it will come within $400-$500 million in total operating revenue of American Airlines, the current largest airline in the world(by revenue and fleet). However, Delta does this with almost 80 less mainline aircraft and 175 less regional jets. In 2019 it...

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by T773ER
Sun Nov 04, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 2018 deliveries forecast, 800?
Replies: 54
Views: 5574

Re: Boeing 2018 deliveries forecast, 800?

3 Quaters total deliveries were 568. http://boeing.mediaroom.com/2018-10-09-Boeing-Reports-Third-Quarter-Deliveries X 4/3 leads to 757 deliveries for the full 2018 year. Did we see higher deliveries in the 4th quater in the past? If so 800 would seem possible this year. In 2017 763 aircraft were de...

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by T773ER
Sun Nov 04, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 2018 deliveries forecast, 800?
Replies: 54
Views: 5574

Re: Boeing 2018 deliveries forecast, 800?

3 Quaters total deliveries were 568. http://boeing.mediaroom.com/2018-10-09-Boeing-Reports-Third-Quarter-Deliveries X 4/3 leads to 757 deliveries for the full 2018 year. Did we see higher deliveries in the 4th quater in the past? If so 800 would seem possible this year. In 2017 763 aircraft were de...

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by T773ER
Wed Oct 24, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Q3 2018
Replies: 63
Views: 5696

Boeing Q3 2018

Earnings of $3.58 a share. Raised its full year 2018 earnings forecast to a range of $14.90 to $15.10, up from its previous guidance of $14.30 to $14.50. Delivered 190 commercial aircraft in the third quarter, bringing its total deliveries for the year to 568. They also reported expanded margins and...

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by T773ER
Thu May 24, 2018 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: Delta announces JFK-BOM
Replies: 1074
Views: 165464

Re: Delta to serve Mumbai nonstop in 2019

I think it will definitely be flown by the a350. SQ does a daily nonstop from Singapore with no problems with their a350. I also think it’ll be from Atl. New York area already has daily Air India flights from JFK and EWR and UA flies daily from EWR to both BOM and DEL Agreed on both counts, actuall...

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by T773ER
Thu May 24, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to add new routes after agreement with ME3
Replies: 194
Views: 23719

Re: DL to add new routes after agreement with ME3

DL777200LR wrote:
T773ER wrote:
Strong possibility the route will be from ATL and operated by the 777.


Almost guaranteed to be a 777 not enough 350s on hand yet.


The A350 can't make it from ATL.

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by T773ER
Thu May 24, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to add new routes after agreement with ME3
Replies: 194
Views: 23719

Re: DL to add new routes after agreement with ME3

Strong possibility the route will be from ATL and operated by the 777.

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by T773ER
Thu May 24, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to add new routes after agreement with ME3
Replies: 194
Views: 23719

Re: DL to add new routes after agreement with ME3

Its official, Delta will resume service to Mumbai in 2019. https://news.delta.com/delta-serve-mumbai-nonstop-us-2019 I notice it said full schedule details, so perhaps it more than one city that will get India service. Thats more in reference to which city the service will begin with, schedule time...

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by T773ER
Thu May 17, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to add new routes after agreement with ME3
Replies: 194
Views: 23719

Re: DL to add new routes after agreement with ME3

Strong rumblings from within DL indicate it will be a 777 and not the 350 due to performance...

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by T773ER
Tue May 15, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to add new routes after agreement with ME3
Replies: 194
Views: 23719

Re: DL to add new routes after agreement with ME3

Interesting article, although nothing specific. Seems like India NS from US might happen. https://www.cnbc.com/2018/05/14/delta-more-international-flights-coming-after-middle-east-airline-agreement.html?__source=yahoo%7Cfinance%7Cheadline%7Cstory%7C&par=yahoo&yptr=yahoo Absolutely nothing c...

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by T773ER
Tue May 15, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to add new routes after agreement with ME3
Replies: 194
Views: 23719

Re: DL to add new routes after agreement with ME3

Delta is hosting a employee rally May 24th in Atlanta with Ed Bastian Stating there will be some announcements at the event, so perhaps we'll find out then...

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by T773ER
Thu Feb 15, 2018 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Pilots Say 'What About Us?' After Delta Pays Out $1.1 Billion In Profit Sharing
Replies: 25
Views: 5031

Re: American Pilots Say 'What About Us?' After Delta Pays Out $1.1 Billion In Profit Sharing

But why the sole focus. AA made less profit. If pilot profit sharing goes up, something else goes down. The reality is Delta was allowed more efficient processes and is benefitting from that. Lightsaber Because we're talking about pilot's profit sharing thats why. It has much more to do than just h...

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by T773ER
Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Pilots Say 'What About Us?' After Delta Pays Out $1.1 Billion In Profit Sharing
Replies: 25
Views: 5031

Re: American Pilots Say 'What About Us?' After Delta Pays Out $1.1 Billion In Profit Sharing

You all know there are other employees in an airline than pilots.... Reference the title of this thread... But why the sole focus. AA made less profit. If pilot profit sharing goes up, something else goes down. The reality is Delta was allowed more efficient processes and is benefitting from that. ...

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by T773ER
Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Pilots Say 'What About Us?' After Delta Pays Out $1.1 Billion In Profit Sharing
Replies: 25
Views: 5031

Re: American Pilots Say 'What About Us?' After Delta Pays Out $1.1 Billion In Profit Sharing

Lpbri wrote:
You all know there are other employees in an airline than pilots....


Reference the title of this thread...

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by T773ER
Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Pilots Say 'What About Us?' After Delta Pays Out $1.1 Billion In Profit Sharing
Replies: 25
Views: 5031

Re: American Pilots Say 'What About Us?' After Delta Pays Out $1.1 Billion In Profit Sharing

ual763 wrote:
Delta's is 65, United's is 70.


Delta's line guarantee is 65, their reserve guarantee is ALV (Average Line Value) - 2 hrs not to go below 72hrs which is what I was comparing. Not once on the past year were ALVs below 70hrs, let alone 65, so thats a moot point.

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by T773ER
Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Pilots Say 'What About Us?' After Delta Pays Out $1.1 Billion In Profit Sharing
Replies: 25
Views: 5031

Re: American Pilots Say 'What About Us?' After Delta Pays Out $1.1 Billion In Profit Sharing

Dang that is an amazing payout. I don't think pilot's should be too mad at United and American though. Sure Delta paid out a lot more in profit sharing. But, United 12yr 777/787 captains have about a $20-$25k greater guaranteed yearly salary than the Delta equivalent. So in the end, it all comes ou...

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by T773ER
Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Pilots Say 'What About Us?' After Delta Pays Out $1.1 Billion In Profit Sharing
Replies: 25
Views: 5031

Re: American Pilots Say 'What About Us?' After Delta Pays Out $1.1 Billion In Profit Sharing

Dang that is an amazing payout. I don't think pilot's should be too mad at United and American though. Sure Delta paid out a lot more in profit sharing. But, United 12yr 777/787 captains have about a $20-$25k greater guaranteed yearly salary than the Delta equivalent. So in the end, it all comes ou...

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by T773ER
Sun Feb 04, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Closes In on a New Pilot Contract & What It Means for Investors
Replies: 16
Views: 2291

Re: Spirit Airlines Closes In on a New Pilot Contract & What It Means for Investors

It looks like we know the pay rates for narrowbody pilots for now. Considering (using above source) AA is at $263, DL $256, and UA at $264, I think we see the market rate for a A320 captain is in the $240 to $265 range. The pilot shortage is here, good to see them paid a professional's wages. As of...

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by T773ER
Sun Feb 04, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Closes In on a New Pilot Contract & What It Means for Investors
Replies: 16
Views: 2291

Re: Spirit Airlines Closes In on a New Pilot Contract & What It Means for Investors

It looks like we know the pay rates for narrowbody pilots for now. Considering (using above source) AA is at $263, DL $256, and UA at $264, I think we see the market rate for a A320 captain is in the $240 to $265 range. The pilot shortage is here, good to see them paid a professional's wages. As of...

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by T773ER
Fri Jan 26, 2018 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is AA going to cancel their A350 order?
Replies: 160
Views: 41156

Re: Is AA going to cancel their A350 order?

"We are working from a widebody perspective as we talked about on the call as before, you see the A350s coming in in 2020, you know we've had conversations about that. Those would replace - they are currently set to replace aA330-300s and other widebodys as they come in. We have talked about th...

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by T773ER
Thu Jan 18, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA to begin DFW/CLT to SBN and ECP. ORD-LGA Shuttle
Replies: 96
Views: 12085

Re: AA to begin DFW/CLT to SBN and ECP. ORD-LGA Shuttle

https://seekingalpha.com/news/3323620-american-airlines-expand-network?app=1&uprof=33&dr=1#email_link Looks like a total of 52 new routes per the article linked above. The 52 total is a culmination of announcements from AA over the past ~6 months going back to the TA announcements in late s...

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by T773ER
Thu Jan 18, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA to begin DFW/CLT to SBN and ECP. ORD-LGA Shuttle
Replies: 96
Views: 12085

Re: AA to begin DFW/CLT to SBN and ECP. ORD-LGA Shuttle

https://seekingalpha.com/news/3323620-a ... email_link

Looks like a total of 52 new routes per the article linked above.
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https://seekingalpha.com/news/3323620-a ... email_link

Looks like a total of 52 new routes per the article linked above.

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by T773ER
Sat Dec 16, 2017 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta orders 100 P&W powered A321neo aircraft, plus 100 options
Replies: 377
Views: 87189

Re: Delta orders 100 P&W powered A321neo aircraft, plus 100 options

Care to share how you received this information? It's what's being said internally from Delta. Thanks. According the A350 site, 12 A350s are projected to be on the property by the end of next year. Interesting Delta wants an additional three. Maybe more than a few more 767-300ERs headed to the dese...

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by T773ER
Sat Dec 16, 2017 2:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta orders 100 P&W powered A321neo aircraft, plus 100 options
Replies: 377
Views: 87189

Re: Delta orders 100 P&W powered A321neo aircraft, plus 100 options

Just to clarify, they expect a 2 year delay for the C-series to come out of Mobile. Late 2019, early 2020 at the latest. Of the Cseries 75 firm, 50 options, taking all options. First 35 CS-100, the rest CS-300. 15 firm 350-900, 10 options. Pushing to have all 15 350s by end of 2018. Possible split ...

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by T773ER
Wed Dec 13, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta orders 100 P&W powered A321neo aircraft, plus 100 options
Replies: 377
Views: 87189

Re: CNN: Delta to order 100+ Airbus A321neo Aircraft

Nice win for Airbus. Interesting to see if American Airline's most favored nation clause for the A321 pricing comes into play. The only detail that we actually know about the clause is that it eventually expires as Kirby stated, although he didn't say when... Perhaps Delta and Airbus waited just lo...

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by T773ER
Fri Nov 03, 2017 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Doug Parker on United's Lack of a Southeast Hub
Replies: 196
Views: 22875

Re: Doug Parker on United's Lack of a Southeast Hub

First of all I do not think United has to have a SE hub to be successful. I don't think it's been well established that the Southeast could support three superhubs (MIA isn't the SE). If UA established a 250-flight hub at BNA (very ambitious, but not impossible) it would get eaten alive by DL and A...

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by T773ER
Wed Nov 01, 2017 6:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Doug Parker on United's Lack of a Southeast Hub
Replies: 196
Views: 22875

Re: Doug Parker on United's Lack of a Southeast Hub

The whole point is that United, Unlike AA and DL does not have a hub in their system thats is as inexpensive as CLT and ATL (which happen to be the SE for a whole host of reasons). The cheapest airport in their system is IAH and it costs almost 5 times as much per passenger than CLT/ATL. I don't se...

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by T773ER
Wed Nov 01, 2017 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Doug Parker on United's Lack of a Southeast Hub
Replies: 196
Views: 22875

Re: Doug Parker on United's Lack of a Southeast Hub

The whole point is that United, Unlike AA and DL does not have a hub in their system thats is as inexpensive as CLT and ATL (which happen to be the SE for a whole host of reasons). The cheapest airport in their system is IAH and it costs almost 5 times as much per passenger than CLT/ATL. I don't se...

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by T773ER
Wed Nov 01, 2017 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Doug Parker on United's Lack of a Southeast Hub
Replies: 196
Views: 22875

Re: Doug Parker on United's Lack of a Southeast Hub

What do they need a Southeast hub for? If we're talking about funneling passengers through a connecting point for passengers travling from the Northeast/Great Lakes to the Southeastern United States then UA already has a hub they can use for that: IAD. Dulles, although it serves Washington, DC and ...

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by T773ER
Wed Nov 01, 2017 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Doug Parker on United's Lack of a Southeast Hub
Replies: 196
Views: 22875

Re: Doug Parker on United's Lack of a Southeast Hub

I think that discussion about network advantages / disadvantages relative to a southeast hub and discussion about CPE aren't necessarily the same thing. CLT and ATL happen to be in the southeast region, but I'm not sure that I follow the logic of "CLT and ATL are hubs in the southeast region. ...

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by T773ER
Wed Nov 01, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Doug Parker on United's Lack of a Southeast Hub
Replies: 196
Views: 22875

Re: Doug Parker on United's Lack of a Southeast Hub

It seems as United faces a structural issue in its network operating major hubs out of the most expensive in the country while not reaping the benefits of a "cheap" hub. That's the wrong conclusion to take from the data, because it neglects to include revenue per enplaned passenger. Just ...

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by T773ER
Wed Nov 01, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Doug Parker on United's Lack of a Southeast Hub
Replies: 196
Views: 22875

Re: Doug Parker on United's Lack of a Southeast Hub

American CEO Doug Parker says "Atlanta and Charlotte both produce high margins. Too bad for United, which lacks a Southeast hub". The link to the article below. https://www.thestreet.com/story/14368461/1/united-airlines-pays-a-high-price-because-it-lacks-a-southeast-hub.html " Where ...

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by T773ER
Wed Nov 01, 2017 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Doug Parker on United's Lack of a Southeast Hub
Replies: 196
Views: 22875

Doug Parker on United's Lack of a Southeast Hub

American CEO Doug Parker says "Atlanta and Charlotte both produce high margins. Too bad for United, which lacks a Southeast hub". The link to the article below. https://www.thestreet.com/story/14368461/1/united-airlines-pays-a-high-price-because-it-lacks-a-southeast-hub.html "Margins ...

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by T773ER
Thu Sep 28, 2017 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta increases profit sharing
Replies: 21
Views: 4178

Re: Delta increases profit sharing

The pilots formula does not change at all as it's contractual. Per said formula payouts vary based on pre tax income, recent years have paid out between 18%-22%. This change will not affect the pilot groups profit sharing.

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by T773ER
Wed Jul 05, 2017 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Posts Strong June Results
Replies: 1
Views: 803

Delta Posts Strong June Results

PRASM for the month of June increased 2.5% year over year. Passenger unit revenue increased 2.5% year-over-year as well with RPM's increasing 2.8%, mostly due to a 3.9% domestic uptick. Raised the lower end of their forecasted operating margin to 18 percent, up from 17 percent. https://www.nytimes.c...

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by T773ER
Tue Jun 20, 2017 9:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines orders 30 additional A321s
Replies: 166
Views: 31995

Re: Delta Air Lines orders 30 additional A321s

The A320 and 737 family currently pays well below the 757 rate for pilots at Delta; if any of the nextgen aircraft are added to the fleet new pay rates have to be negotiated. When this happens ALPA will be pushing hard for these aircraft to pay the current, and likely more than the current 757 rate...

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by T773ER
Tue Jun 20, 2017 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines orders 30 additional A321s
Replies: 166
Views: 31995

Re: Delta Air Lines orders 30 additional A321s

The A320 and 737 family currently pays well below the 757 rate for pilots at Delta; if any of the nextgen aircraft are added to the fleet new pay rates have to be negotiated. When this happens ALPA will be pushing hard for these aircraft to pay the current, and likely more than the current 757 rates...

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by T773ER
Sun Jun 11, 2017 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Recent Delay on Delta Flight Ex-AMS Due to Sick Pilot -- How Did DL Find a Sub?
Replies: 13
Views: 3651

Re: Recent Delay on Delta Flight Ex-AMS Due to Sick Pilot -- How Did DL Find a Sub?

Perhaps on some flights they have a 48 hour stop (with other words above minimum rest) and moved one of those guys up to your flight. In that case they still have the opportunity to fly someone in for his/her original flight This is what happened, a crew member on a layover with enough time was dra...

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by T773ER
Fri May 19, 2017 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to issue RFP for up to 150 Narrowbodies
Replies: 399
Views: 92363

Re: Delta to issue RFP for up to 150 Narrowbodies?

If it's A320/738 size, then the MAX will probably win. It has superior capacity and range, and can already be delivered, which might be a factor for them. If its 321/739 size, the neo has a clear advantage, in that it's superior and has currently the best 757 replacement. Then again, 319/73G size i...

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by T773ER
Mon May 15, 2017 9:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet Pilots Join ALPA
Replies: 50
Views: 5527

Re: WestJet Pilots Join ALPA

I can never get a handle on how pilots, some of whom earn north of 200k per year for flying maybe 80 hours per month, are not "management". Operative word being *SOME*. These pilots are most likely the senior ones towards the end of their careers. That's after years of, often times, medio...

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by T773ER
Sun Apr 02, 2017 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Big 3 US Carriers and International Operations
Replies: 5
Views: 2937

Re: The Big 3 US Carriers and International Operations

From what I've been able to find,excluding Mexico, the Caribbean, and Canada, Delta serves the most destinations at 60, United at 54, and American at 44.

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