I don't know that we will see any parked MD-90s make a brief return from the desert but today DL announced that all MD-90s are to be retired by end 2020. https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1426705 The MD-90s will be retired by the end of 2022, not 2020. "During the quarter...Jump to post
I saw that! I can't believe that no one has done a cabin reveal on this, considering the reconfigured A330 will be the most common international ride for the next 20 years at DL. Has anyone seen anything? Some pics of the cabin here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/deltanewshub/48250225586/in/album-7...Jump to post
I mean, Delta are the biggest Airbus fanbois in the USA, i’m low key surprised some of their customers are not like “if it’s not Airbus, i’m taking the bus”. Actually, American Airlines at one point had quite a few more Airbus aircraft than Delta. Keep in mind that AA got all of US A32X aircraft as...Jump to post
flyboy80 wrote:How does delta manage to have more seats on the 77E/L with 9 abreast? Do they have fewer galleys, lavs, or less pitch versus AA and UA?
Currently they hand out a full-size bottle of water just after takeoff. Perhaps the welcome cocktail is replacing this? That would be a mistake in my opinion, since even though there is frequent water service throughout the flight, it's nice to have the bottle for in between.Jump to post
hkcanadaexpat wrote:763ER-low J: IND-CDG flight diverted to DTW - tech (N172DZ)
AVENSAB727 wrote:Looks the the 787 wavy line is a lighter shade of blue?
Terrible picture but it looks unchanged. Assume just removed the Virgin logos. May hoof it over to B gates for closer look. It must have required a full repaint of the engines given the amount of time spent there. Too bad they didn't have the foresight to use a decal, but at least they kept the liv...Jump to post
In regards to the great listing job on here, it should be noted that DL 739 A/C from 3900-on do not have the "live tv" or "Dish" dome installed atop the fuselage. 3900-on use Gogo's 2Ku live TV streaming...which if you've experienced can be up to 5 minutes delay. Had the chance ...Jump to post
sspontak wrote:From the latest photo posted the UNITED, cheatline and the winglets all could be purple.
United did a great job with the new livery. My only regret is that they didn't implement it at the time of the merger since it pays homage to both former liveries while adding the Dreamliner twist. Anything is better than United titles pasted on Continental's livery.Jump to post
What part of the plane is this? Two shades of blue visible and it's not a trick of the light. https://i.imgur.com/UZzLEkm.png Yeah I mentioned that earlier but others said it was a shadow, but your right the shadow is more on the right and there are two distinct blues that match too closely with Un...Jump to post
I expect the titles will be United Blue since the design specifications in the Her Art Here contest only allowed the titles to be either United Blue or White (if used on a dark background).Jump to post
FUN FACT #2: The McD's in the North and Midfield Terminals are among the few McD's in the nation to serve Pepsi products.. There haven't been Pepsi products in the airport McDonald's in over a year. The airport-wide Pepsi contract expired in 2017 and most of the concessionaires have switched to Cok...Jump to post
I doubt the tail design, whatever it is, will go onto the body of the plane. The template for the “Her Art Here” contest only has the tail blocked as untouchable by the artists. I'm thinking the "Her Art Here" is only for a couple of select A/C. If the contest is still currently going on,...Jump to post
https://imgur.com/a/EGtc5QH Couldn't get the full upload, but here's the website of the UA purple hued signage in ASE. https://imgur.com/a/EGtc5QH It looks like the globe color is "Dusk" from the core colors. Ultimately I think all 5 core colors will make an appearance in the final livery...Jump to post
Also do you know if the 10 A359 to be delivered in 2025 will receive the neo engine( If created), or what ur opinion on if they will order the RR neo engine? The 10 deferred A359s are essentially just placeholders and could be converted to any Airbus aircraft. That won't be decided for several year...Jump to post
I can see the tram being out of service being an issue for connecting passengers who are looking to go the full length of the concourse. As O&D passengers, we never need to use the tram to go beyond the midpoint. It takes virtually the same amount of time to walk from an end station to the cente...Jump to post
jbmitt wrote:It could also be related to the cancelled flights earlier in the week. Perhaps Delta is trying to add capacity for affected travelers.
Noteworthy Aircraft Activity 1/17 763: unscheduled upgrade from 752 on 12:55pm ATL-MCO-ATL-MCO-ATL rotation (N140LL) 763: SLC-LAX-SLC ferry flight - aircraft repositioning rotation (N1402A) 763: unscheduled upgrade from 752 on 10:00am LAX-DTW-LAX rotation (N1402A) 763ER-high J: unscheduled upgrade ...Jump to post
I'm curious to know what the breakdown of First, Comfort Plus and Coach will be on the 220-300 with 130 seats... Will they go 16F? 12F would be below their 10% target... I'd love to see at least 16F, 20 Y+ and 94 Y I doubt it - the A319s have 132 seats and still only 12F. My guess is 12F, 20Y+, 98Y.Jump to post
My biggest hopes for the 777 refurbishments is that the Sydney and Johannesburg flights get refurbished aircraft before some of the shorter flight like east coast to Europe. Given that the ERs are being done first, with the LRs to follow, your wish is unlikely to happen. The timing makes sense--the...Jump to post
If my numbers are right, they have 18 739s and 32 A321ceos coming in 2019. I believe they also have 2 A350s and 2 A330-900NEOs. Are those numbers correct? How many A220s are coming in 2019? I think the first three types are number correct, but I believe that 4 A330-900neos will be coming next year....Jump to post
DeltaRules wrote:Thanks. I could've sworn the first one I flew after they were delivered (which was either 832 or 834) had them.
What's the story of the overheads on the 739s? I've seen a mixed bag (no pun intended) between those that do and don't have the bins allowing carryons to be stood on their sides; I've flown two today and 3854 did while 3826 didn't. Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-J327A using Tapatalk The first 50 or so hav...Jump to post
Anyone else ever notice that the DL app has (3) configurations for the 321: 189, 191, 192 seats. It looks like row 26 is where the discrepancy is. The original configuration had BCDEF in this row. The 189-seat config has only BC, while the 191-seat config has BCDE. I believe there's a jumpseat wher...Jump to post
3776 has completed mods and is enroute to DTW: https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n776de Unsure when 3774 or 3777 will go in for mods. What are these mods for? AVOD and ISP. Brings them to general parity with the other 738s. Are they receiving an extra row seats to bring them up to the 16/...Jump to post
gsg013 wrote:Do the A350's have Live TV? Hoping to catch some college football on my flight DTW-AMS tomorrow afternoon?
Those last two pictures in the link are the same pictures that were posted on here a few weeks back...and people were saying that they were photoshopped. Am I wrong? They aren't the same, they just happen to be taken in a similar location and angle to the photoshopped one. The fake photo was missin...Jump to post
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zUc74EX84LA We've got a look at the IFE that Delta will be offering in its CSeries. Economy seats will get 10-inch screens, while First Class screens will be 13". Personally I don't like the look of these screens that much because they remind me of the Zodiac RA...Jump to post
https://twitter.com/airwayslive/status/1016610880182726656 Interesting. Also Airbus states the CSeries (A220) production line will be able to do 50-60 aircraft a month . The deliveries and backlog numbers are expected to change soon. Can you provide a link to that? It's an extraordinarily high numb...Jump to post
Two questions. 1. Will DL order more A350’s? It seems they are happy with the plane and 25 is a small amount. I could see it replacing most of their 772’s eventually and becoming the backbone of their wide body fleet. 2. Will DL ever reconsider the 788? Not quite sure why they don’t fly this one. I...Jump to post
So is DL adding IFE to all 320s they plane to keep? I know some 320s I have bookings with this year don't have IFE. As far as brand consistency, this is why I tend to book towards DL and away from AA. Sorry but for 4 hour flights I don't want to worry about finding a power port for my own device. T...Jump to post
Delta isn't afraid to invest in full refurbs only to retire the aircraft a few years later. Look what happened with the 747-400s.Jump to post
Here's the heart of my question -- I flew HP out of SAN once during this time period (the very early days of HP) and I seem to remember there being a few gates at the ground level on the opposite end of the terminal from where gates 1/2 are? I *think* maybe the gate numbers were 19 A/B/C? Does any ...Jump to post
Not sure why my update didn't post, but anyways... It should be 11 76Z's with one more in mod and a few more to eventually get the mods. So do we know what the final split will be between the 76L and 76Z? Before: 29 76L, 22 76Z Two 76Z were retired, and 14 76L are being converted to 76Z. After: 15 ...Jump to post
After further consideration, I do like A314/A315/(A316) the best. Avoiding A317 maintains a gap between the existing A320 series and the newly numbered C Series, plus model numbers ending in 7 is more of a Boeing thing.Jump to post
Naming them A210 and A230 make no sense in the current Airbus numbering scheme. They are clearly part of the same family and not unique models. If they really want to use numbers in the A2xx series call them something like A200-100 and A200-300 or A219 and A220. Better yet, just use the next logical...Jump to post
When are the A339s expected to be delivered? Latest schedule shows the first (4) in 2020. what schedule are you referring to? The only thing I've seen printed for the A330-900's is from the Delta Newsroom where it says 2019. Airbus A330neo (A330-900) The widebody A330-900neo, an enhancement of Airb...Jump to post