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by JFKMan
Sat Apr 18, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA Safety Video
Replies: 21
Views: 5262

Re: New AA Safety Video

Why can’t AA just use an actual aircraft for their safety video? What is with those weird office chairs in an empty hangar? They should just go back to this: https://youtube.com/watch?v=nmxQbuHAkZM Simple, not gimmicky, and the employees are warm and friendly without looking like robots. Update the...

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by JFKMan
Fri Apr 19, 2019 4:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA S19 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type
Replies: 74
Views: 13920

Re: AA S19 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type

Wow 900+ for DFW. Inching closer to ATL everyday. Thats impressive growth for AA at DFW.

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by JFKMan
Fri Apr 19, 2019 4:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question about Envoy Air's fleet
Replies: 10
Views: 1640

Re: Question about Envoy Air's fleet

For some reason... sites like FlightRadar24 show E140s as E135s. However, Envoy does not have 135s.

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by JFKMan
Thu Apr 04, 2019 7:03 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: AA DFW-MEX in J & return in Y (refurb 738)
Replies: 6
Views: 6171

Re: AA DFW-MEX in J & return in Y (refurb 738)

That short rib and mac and cheese meal AA has in F i amazing omg. I had it once and loved it. Plus love the extra bottle of titos ;) good job to your FA.
I personally think the refurb cabin looks pretty good.

Great trip report! Thanks :)

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by JFKMan
Thu Apr 04, 2019 6:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic drops Flying Lady
Replies: 121
Views: 20705

Re: Virgin Atlantic drops Flying Lady

April Fools? if not, wow.... pathetic move by Virgin. Someone explain this to me please?

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by JFKMan
Thu Apr 04, 2019 6:49 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Lufthansa Business Class trip in Europe - Toulouse to Frankfurt on the A320neo
Replies: 4
Views: 5229

Re: A Lufthansa Business Class trip in Europe - Toulouse to Frankfurt on the A320neo

Lufthansa is a great carrier for short haul (economy and business) and I'm jealous of your trip! Hope to make a trip myself soon. Nice report thanks for sharing!!

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by JFKMan
Thu Apr 04, 2019 6:48 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: When was your last MD-80 flight and how was it?
Replies: 84
Views: 8804

Re: When was your last MD-80 flight and how was it?

CLE-DFW in January. And hopefully a few more before AA retires the Super 80! Love that bird so much

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by JFKMan
Thu Apr 04, 2019 6:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Charlotte-Munich: Already Failing?
Replies: 103
Views: 16257

Re: American Airlines Charlotte-Munich: Already Failing?

However, I highly doubt that CLT-MUC can support two carriers. I I'd agree 100%. However CLT-MUC is not the only market for either carrier on that route. AA will have more of an advantage with CLT being such a fortress hub for them. Being able to route all their MUC demand through CLT. LH can only ...

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by JFKMan
Thu Apr 04, 2019 6:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Charlotte-Munich: Already Failing?
Replies: 103
Views: 16257

Re: American Airlines Charlotte-Munich: Already Failing?

Nonsense post. Bookings for May are already heavier than current early April (slow season) bookings. Not already failing. I wouldn't be surprised if this route ends up being very successful. It definitely is. They're showing around 100 or less seats remaining, mainly in Economy. Exactly. Which is g...

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by JFKMan
Thu Apr 04, 2019 6:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Charlotte-Munich: Already Failing?
Replies: 103
Views: 16257

Re: American Airlines Charlotte-Munich: Already Failing?

Nonsense post. Bookings for May are already heavier than current early April (slow season) bookings. Not already failing. I wouldn't be surprised if this route ends up being very successful.

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by JFKMan
Mon Mar 04, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: American Airlines to Modify Project Oasis Planes.
Replies: 258
Views: 54617

Re: Rumor: American Airlines to Modify Project Oasis Planes.

I don't see where MAH4546 said anything wrong... AA has, in fact, started removing IFE from 738s. And they have been taking deliveries of new aircraft that I believe at one point were planned to have AVOD, and now don't. AA's final 738 orders all arrived with AVOD/in seat IFE. And no AVOD/IFE syste...

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by JFKMan
Mon Mar 04, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Should airlines ditch AVODs for inflight internet?
Replies: 52
Views: 5538

Re: Should airlines ditch AVODs for inflight internet?

Ditch the AVOD and give me convenient tablet holders instead of bulky often broken in seat screens. Yes please!

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by JFKMan
Mon Mar 04, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: American Airlines to Modify Project Oasis Planes.
Replies: 258
Views: 54617

Re: Rumor: American Airlines to Modify Project Oasis Planes.

738s have already begun to have IFE removed. Not true. No 738 with seatback IFE has been retrofitted yet. The older 738s that never had personal IFE are being retrofitted first. I don't see where MAH4546 said anything wrong... AA has, in fact, started removing IFE from 738s. And they have been taki...

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by JFKMan
Mon Mar 04, 2019 4:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: American Airlines to Modify Project Oasis Planes.
Replies: 258
Views: 54617

Re: Rumor: American Airlines to Modify Project Oasis Planes.

When it come to IFE , am I the only one that hasn’t owned a pair of headphones that can be plugged into something for several years now? The disposable head phone you’re going to get on a plane are totally useless from sound quality perspective. I haven’t used JetBlue’s IFE last couple time on them...

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by JFKMan
Mon Mar 04, 2019 4:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: American Airlines to Modify Project Oasis Planes.
Replies: 258
Views: 54617

Re: Rumor: American Airlines to Modify Project Oasis Planes.

They have yet to remove a single seat IFE yet we have all these made up accounts of people refusing to fly AA for that reason? 738s have already begun to have IFE removed. Not true. No 738 with seatback IFE has been retrofitted yet. The older 738s that never had personal IFE are being retrofitted f...

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by JFKMan
Mon Mar 04, 2019 3:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 542
Views: 83459

Re: Raleigh/Durham Aviation Thread - 2019

southwest1675 wrote:
Does Envoy handle the ramp for AA at RDU?


American has mainline ramp at RDU. My source: I work ramp for AA.

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by JFKMan
Mon Mar 04, 2019 3:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: American Airlines to Modify Project Oasis Planes.
Replies: 258
Views: 54617

Re: Rumor: American Airlines to Modify Project Oasis Planes.

Are they really worse than all of DLs reconfigured aircraft such as MD90s, The 199 seat 752, 234 seat 753 and airbus airplanes with lavatories literally in the galleys? I guess DL has TVs on most aircraft and a few snacks AA doesn’t have but generally I find AA planes cleaner than DLs. I haven’t be...

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by JFKMan
Mon Jun 18, 2018 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA S18 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type
Replies: 62
Views: 12952

Re: AA S18 Departures By Hub And Aircraft Type

axiom wrote:
or MCO. Suspect BOS has more flights, but MCO more seats. RDU, TPA, LAS must be up there too.
slcdeltarumd11 wrote:
I wonder what BOS is? Is that the largest non hub station?


BOS had 84 departures today. 72 mainline. MCO had 52. All mainline.

So BOS beats out MCO by 30 flights a day.

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by JFKMan
Tue Apr 03, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Sign atop T7 JFK
Replies: 62
Views: 11625

Re: Alaska Sign atop T7 JFK

Image

Heres a second picture from today - April 3 2018

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by JFKMan
Tue Apr 03, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Sign atop T7 JFK
Replies: 62
Views: 11625

Re: Alaska Sign atop T7 JFK

Image

Heres a picture from today! Rainy here in NY

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by JFKMan
Fri Feb 24, 2017 3:01 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Red + White + Junkanoo! 4th of July Island Hopping : American/American Eagle ✈
Replies: 5
Views: 3104

Re: Red + White + Junkanoo! 4th of July Island Hopping : American/American Eagle ✈

Loved your trip report! Especially the LGA parts. I work for American at LGA and basically am in that AA hangar everyday :)

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by JFKMan
Mon May 02, 2016 12:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Ends LGA-DCA Every Hour Pattern
Replies: 67
Views: 16099

RE: DL Ends LGA-DCA Every Hour Pattern

The turnaround of the old US Shuttle is remarkable under AA. I cant see AA following DL's lead on this any time soon.

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by JFKMan
Sat Apr 30, 2016 7:41 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: American DCA-DFW-PVG R/t In J
Replies: 10
Views: 11246

RE: American DCA-DFW-PVG R/t In J

Amazing trip report!! I'm so jealous! Asia is next on my list. Those new AA J seats are amazing.

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by JFKMan
Wed Mar 30, 2016 4:39 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Delta First Class + Sky Club MKE-ATL-FLL (pics)
Replies: 8
Views: 7342

RE: Delta First Class + Sky Club MKE-ATL-FLL (pics)

AA Admirals Club day passes are good all day throughout your trip at all locations. Nice TR though!

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by JFKMan
Wed Mar 30, 2016 2:30 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Boarding Plane With Wrong Boarding Pass
Replies: 35
Views: 12209

RE: Boarding Plane With Wrong Boarding Pass

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by JFKMan
Wed Mar 30, 2016 1:42 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Boarding Plane With Wrong Boarding Pass
Replies: 35
Views: 12209

RE: Boarding Plane With Wrong Boarding Pass

Your friend was allowed board the plane to BOS? But he/she was taken off before it left?

[Edited 2016-03-29 18:48:17]

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by JFKMan
Wed Mar 30, 2016 1:27 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Boarding Plane With Wrong Boarding Pass
Replies: 35
Views: 12209

RE: Boarding Plane With Wrong Boarding Pass

Usually, from my understanding, you're supposed to get a AA boarding pass even when you purchase your ticket codeshare through your other airline.

Very odd one scanned and the other didn't.

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by JFKMan
Sat Jan 16, 2016 1:23 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Phoenix Rising? American A321 First Class BOS-PHX
Replies: 14
Views: 13211

RE: Phoenix Rising? American A321 First Class BOS-PHX

Great <acronym title="Transbrasil SA Linhas Aereas">TR</acronym>! Just fyi, you get free beer, wine, and spirits in the Admirals Club. It's just the certain "premium" alcoholic drinks you have to pay for or need a voucher. But truly enjoyed the <acronym title="Transbrasil SA Linhas Aereas">TR</acron...

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by JFKMan
Sun Nov 15, 2015 12:26 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Dallas With Delta, FLL-ATL-DAL & DFW-ATL-FLL
Replies: 8
Views: 11308

RE: Dallas With Delta, FLL-ATL-DAL & DFW-ATL-FLL

truly enjoyed that <acronym title="Transbrasil SA Linhas Aereas">TR</acronym>! I'm flying Delta in First from <acronym title="Tampa - International (Drew Field Municipal / AAF) (TPA / KTPA), USA - Florida">TPA</acronym>-<acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK)...

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by JFKMan
Sun Nov 15, 2015 12:16 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: American Airlines 77W London To Miami (Economy)
Replies: 12
Views: 18571

RE: American Airlines 77W London To Miami (Economy)

Really enjoyed this trip report! I too have flown AA a few times Trans Atlantic recently and have been impressed. The food offerings are very generous and I was never left hungry. I also loved the surprise mid flight ice cream!!

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by JFKMan
Sun Nov 15, 2015 12:04 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: American DCA-MHT R/T And Airport 5K!
Replies: 7
Views: 5603

RE: American DCA-MHT R/T And Airport 5K!

I HATE when I don't get my pre-departure beverage! You had some rotten luck on this trip! BUT still, I enjoyed the report  

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by JFKMan
Tue Jun 30, 2015 1:07 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Hawaiian, First Class, HNL-OAK
Replies: 17
Views: 19272

RE: Hawaiian, First Class, HNL-OAK

Such a throwback with those seats! But the food and sparkling wine looks lovely!! Also, great location views of HNL.

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by JFKMan
Mon Jun 29, 2015 2:07 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Lufthansa's New A380 Premium Economy SFO-FRA(-KRK)
Replies: 27
Views: 43993

RE: Lufthansa's New A380 Premium Economy SFO-FRA(-KRK)

I do love <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym>. Nice report overall! Would have enjoyed to see a pic of your sandwich/drink from the <acronym title="Frankfurt am Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF), Germany">FRA</acronym>-<acronym title="Cracow - Balice / John Paul II International ...

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by JFKMan
Fri Aug 01, 2014 11:35 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: LH To South Africa, MN, JE
Replies: 14
Views: 11914

RE: LH To South Africa, MN, JE

Loved this TR! Highly enjoyed it, and that Warsteiner looks great!

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by JFKMan
Fri Aug 01, 2014 1:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA/US W14 Int'l Adjustments
Replies: 127
Views: 22757

RE: AA/US W14 Int'l Adjustments

Not happy at all about the <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> - <acronym title="Dublin (- Collinstown) (DUB / EIDW), Ireland">DUB</acronym> news. My family goes that route often. Tsk tsk.... This is US management of <acrony...

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by JFKMan
Mon Jul 28, 2014 1:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Adds To MIA-LHR For Winter Schedule
Replies: 46
Views: 10663

RE: AA Adds To MIA-LHR For Winter Schedule

How exciting! <acronym title="Tampa - International (TPA / KTPA), USA - Florida">TPA</acronym>-<acronym title="Miami - International (Wilcox Field / 36th Street / Pan American Field) (MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA</acronym>-<acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acron...

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by JFKMan
Mon Jul 28, 2014 12:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Pilot Snaps On ATC
Replies: 115
Views: 34283

RE: DL Pilot Snaps On ATC

I wonder what his co-pilot was thinking while this was going on...

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by JFKMan
Sun Jul 27, 2014 3:02 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Lufthansa B747 First Class – JFK To FRA - LH 405
Replies: 21
Views: 27279

RE: Lufthansa B747 First Class – JFK To FRA - LH 405

I loved this TR!!!! And talk about a nice bar!!! haha

I've flown Business on LH... but darn First looks so much nicer.

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by JFKMan
Sun Jul 27, 2014 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic Releases 787-9 Seatmap
Replies: 54
Views: 35635

RE: Virgin Atlantic Releases 787-9 Seatmap

I need that bar.....   

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by JFKMan
Wed Jul 23, 2014 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Suspend TLV Flights Until Further Notice
Replies: 201
Views: 31938

RE: Airlines Suspend TLV Flights Until Further Notice

All I'm going to say is.... would <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> and <acronym title="Lufthansa (Germany)">LH</acronym> had halted flights had the US carriers not done so? <acronym title="Air Nippon (Japan)">EL</acronym> and multiple others are still flying in and out of <acronym title...

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by JFKMan
Tue Jul 22, 2014 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Suspend TLV Flights Until Further Notice
Replies: 201
Views: 31938

RE: Airlines Suspend TLV Flights Until Further Notice

I dont agree with this move by the FAA. I think its over caution caused by MH 17.

This is just being way too cautious when its really not needed.

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by JFKMan
Thu Jul 17, 2014 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysian Airlines MH17 Crashes In Ukraine Part 3
Replies: 273
Views: 95034

RE: Malaysian Airlines MH17 Crashes In Ukraine Part 3

Confirmation from high ranking US official: Missile took airliner down.

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by JFKMan
Thu Jul 17, 2014 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysian Airlines MH17 Crashes In Ukraine Part 2
Replies: 194
Views: 85014

RE: Malaysian Airlines MH17 Crashes In Ukraine Part 2

Large sections of plane in tact... which would lead us to believe it was indeed hit by a missile. Scary stuff....

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by JFKMan
Tue Jul 01, 2014 5:23 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Lufthansa B747 First Class – JFK To FRA - LH 405
Replies: 21
Views: 27279

RE: Lufthansa B747 First Class – JFK To FRA - LH 405

Wow! Way to make my mouth water... at the beer and food, and seat/bed!

I've flown LH business, but First was something I could never get my hands on.... maybe one day! haha Great TR!!

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by JFKMan
Tue Jul 01, 2014 5:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fifa World Cup Brazil Part 2
Replies: 351
Views: 15509

RE: Fifa World Cup Brazil Part 2

Very excited to grab a few beers and root on Team USA today!!!  

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by JFKMan
Tue Jul 01, 2014 5:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Boehner Plans To Sue Obama Over Executive Orders
Replies: 133
Views: 4181

RE: Boehner Plans To Sue Obama Over Executive Orders

Sounds good to me... because like it or not Obama is ABUSING executive orders. The American gov't has checks and balances for a reason.

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by JFKMan
Wed Dec 11, 2013 9:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Congress Reaches Tentative Budget Deal
Replies: 30
Views: 2295

RE: US Congress Reaches Tentative Budget Deal

I think its a good deal that finally brings some stability to our government. I'm a Republican and the budget deal does not go as far as I would like with budget cuts, however it keeps 70% of the sequester cuts. It will stabilize our spending addiction and stop this irresponsible lurching from crisi...

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by JFKMan
Wed Dec 11, 2013 9:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Barack Obama, Raul Castro Shake Hands
Replies: 137
Views: 5241

RE: Barack Obama, Raul Castro Shake Hands

This is horrible. Raul Castro stands for everything Nelson Mandela fought against. Also, Obama just handed a murderous dictator a <acronym title="Philippine Airlines">PR</acronym> coup. I just hope this doesn't signal a new further softening of the US attitude towards Cuba. We need to be tough on Cu...

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