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Wed Jan 30, 2013 1:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Opens SkyDeck In ATL And JFK
Replies: 81
Views: 16418

RE: Delta Opens SkyDeck In ATL And JFK

At <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>, this could help <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> (slightly) close the gap with Virgin's Clubhouse... although it would be nice to utilize the Clubhouse as the busine...

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Sun Jan 27, 2013 7:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would AS/QX Ever Open An Eastern Focus City?
Replies: 35
Views: 5567

RE: Would AS/QX Ever Open An Eastern Focus City?

AS is a west coast whore. If the management team could find a way to whore itself out in the midwest or east coast, yes they could potentially establish a focus city. However, since most of the street corners are covered the chances are slim to none. All this nonsense with examples like <acronym tit...

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Sun Jan 27, 2013 6:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Announces New Employee Uniforms
Replies: 40
Views: 22173

AA Announces New Employee Uniforms

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mayor" class="quote" target="_blank">mayor</a> (<a href="#42" class="quote">Reply 42</a>):<br/><i> I FOUND 'EM.....I FOUND 'EM.......they match ...

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Sun Jan 27, 2013 6:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: New AA Livery - Jan/18 - Part 4
Replies: 159
Views: 25850

RE: Official: New AA Livery - Jan/18 - Part 4

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/WarRI1" class="quote" target="_blank">WarRI1</a> (<a href="#146" class="quote">Reply 146</a>):<br/><i>...it stands out.</i></font></td></tr></ta...

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Sun Jan 27, 2013 6:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW HNL-SYD Question
Replies: 4
Views: 2964

RE: NW HNL-SYD Question

And... how long did NW operate these routes?

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Fri Jan 25, 2013 4:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Insane Headwinds Jan 25th: 7 Hours BOS-SFO
Replies: 42
Views: 20299

Insane Headwinds Jan 25th: 7 Hours BOS-SFO

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PHX787" class="quote" target="_blank">PHX787</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>Did they anticipate this and load more food on...

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Sat Jan 19, 2013 8:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: New AA Livery - Jan/18 - Part 4
Replies: 159
Views: 25850

RE: Official: New AA Livery - Jan/18 - Part 4

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ZSOFN" class="quote" target="_blank">ZSOFN</a> (<a href="#40" class="quote">Reply 40</a>):<br/><i>here's my take on a cleaner look that incorpor...

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Sat Jan 19, 2013 7:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: New AA Livery - Jan/18 - Part 4
Replies: 159
Views: 25850

RE: Official: New AA Livery - Jan/18 - Part 4

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DocLightning" class="quote" target="_blank">DocLightning</a> (<a href="#31" class="quote">Reply 31</a>):<br/><i>But as aaexecplat said, it will ...

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Sat Jan 19, 2013 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Admirals Club Design
Replies: 17
Views: 5372

RE: AA Admirals Club Design

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Skyguy" class="quote" target="_blank">Skyguy</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i> ...<acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">A...

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Sat Jan 19, 2013 3:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: New AA Livery - Jan/18 - Part 4
Replies: 159
Views: 25850

RE: Official: New AA Livery - Jan/18 - Part 4

_________________________ aaexecplat said: "Allow me to qualify my post by saying that I am a C-level marketing executive in a field outside of the airline industry. I do have plenty of experience with branding and design, and corporate communications, as well as corporate strategy. My impressions a...

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Sat Jan 19, 2013 3:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: New AA Livery - Jan/18 - Part 4
Replies: 159
Views: 25850

RE: Official: New AA Livery - Jan/18 - Part 4

Looks like a SCREAMING REDNECK.

This livery underscores all the bad perceptions of Americans abroad. So much for a global brand.

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Fri Jan 18, 2013 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: New AA Livery - Jan/17 - Part 3
Replies: 256
Views: 27764

RE: Official: New AA Livery - Jan/17 - Part 3

I would like to see the other options the focused groups saw!

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Fri Jan 18, 2013 6:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: New AA Livery - Jan/17 - Part 3
Replies: 256
Views: 27764

RE: Official: New AA Livery - Jan/17 - Part 3

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/concord977" class="quote" target="_blank">concord977</a> (<a href="#112" class="quote">Reply 112</a>):<br/><i> </i></font></td></tr></table> Tha...

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Fri Jan 18, 2013 5:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: New AA Livery - Jan/17 - Part 3
Replies: 256
Views: 27764

RE: Official: New AA Livery - Jan/17 - Part 3

Maybe a merger with US would be better than this ugly livery.

**** Quick, can someone whip up a livery mock-up with the new AA livery and US tail? ****

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Fri Jan 18, 2013 5:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Applies For FLL-MEX Service
Replies: 41
Views: 8134

RE: Delta Applies For FLL-MEX Service

Could <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> have done better with <acronym title="Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International (FLL / KFLL), USA - Florida">FLL</acronym>-<acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> vs <acronym title="Miami - International ...

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Fri Jan 18, 2013 5:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: DL Skymiles To Add Revenue Requirement
Replies: 141
Views: 16837

RE: Rumor: DL Skymiles To Add Revenue Requirement

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/questions" class="quote" target="_blank">questions</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)"...

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Fri Jan 18, 2013 3:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: New AA Livery - Jan/17 - Part 3
Replies: 256
Views: 27764

RE: Official: New AA Livery - Jan/17 - Part 3

After a great job on the cabin redesign, AA dropped the ball on the livery. Awful.

What a REDNECK DESIGN, certainly not befitting a "global" airline. I bet whoever designed this has a gun rack in their pickup window!

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Thu Jan 17, 2013 2:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: DL Skymiles To Add Revenue Requirement
Replies: 141
Views: 16837

RE: Rumor: DL Skymiles To Add Revenue Requirement

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mah4546" class="quote" target="_blank">mah4546</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i>Skymiles is already arguably the worst <ac...

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Thu Jan 17, 2013 1:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: DL Skymiles To Add Revenue Requirement
Replies: 141
Views: 16837

RE: Rumor: DL Skymiles To Add Revenue Requirement

DL should dump the miles and segments requirement. The program should be based only on revenue spent.

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Wed Jan 16, 2013 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia New Livery (Picture)
Replies: 153
Views: 66254

RE: Iberia New Livery (Picture)

Qantas, (new) AA, and now IB will have similar tail design lines relative to the fuselage... and they are all in oneworld.

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Wed Jan 16, 2013 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia New Livery (Picture)
Replies: 153
Views: 66254

RE: Iberia New Livery (Picture)

Looks similar to what we know about AA's new livery. The new "Euro white."

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Tue Jan 08, 2013 4:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SFO Aviation Thread Part 1
Replies: 238
Views: 19354

SFO Aviation Thread Part 1

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/legacyins" class="quote" target="_blank">legacyins</a> (<a href="#199" class="quote">Reply 199</a>):<br/><i>The Terminal 1 remodel is a long ter...

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Sun Jan 06, 2013 4:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 4 Different Seating Configs On AA 737s
Replies: 30
Views: 10071

RE: 4 Different Seating Configs On AA 737s

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/crAAzy" class="quote" target="_blank">crAAzy</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>I can confirm that there are 4 active configur...

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Sun Jan 06, 2013 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SFO Aviation Thread Part 1
Replies: 238
Views: 19354

SFO Aviation Thread Part 1

When is the remodel and reconstruction work on Terminal 1 scheduled to begin/end?

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Thu Jan 03, 2013 6:42 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Increase In Obesity And Airline Performance
Replies: 9
Views: 4682

Increase In Obesity And Airline Performance

How has the increase in obesity rates, especially in the western world, impacted airlines' operational performance? Passengers are getting larger. Has this impacted take-off weight? What is the impact on fuel consumption? Does cargo take a hit to reduce weight? Are there other impacts? Or are there ...

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Sat Dec 22, 2012 4:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could VX Adopt An AS-type Model And Make Money?
Replies: 34
Views: 8365

Could VX Adopt An AS-type Model And Make Money?

Could Virgin America adopt a similar model to Alaska Airlines of having many codeshare agreements, partner airlines, and no airline alliance and make money? If not, what about <acronym title="ACES (Colombia)">VX</acronym>'s business model, route structure, etc would not allow itself to profitably wh...

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Fri Dec 21, 2012 12:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Adding LAX-SEA
Replies: 94
Views: 15983

RE: Delta Adding LAX-SEA

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/gigneil" class="quote" target="_blank">gigneil</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Alaska Airlines (USA)">AS</a...

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Fri Dec 21, 2012 12:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Adding LAX-SEA
Replies: 94
Views: 15983

RE: Delta Adding LAX-SEA

Why doesn't VX whore itself out like AS?

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Tue Dec 18, 2012 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Unveils New United Club Design
Replies: 38
Views: 13057

RE: UA Unveils New United Club Design

How does the new UA UC design compare to the new DL SC design?

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Mon Dec 17, 2012 6:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL-VS "Metal Neutral": Route Changes
Replies: 7
Views: 11023

DL-VS "Metal Neutral": Route Changes

How might Delta and Virgin Atlantic use "metal neutral" to more effectively capture premium traffic, manage demand, and utilize aircraft types across both airlines' fleets?

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Wed Dec 12, 2012 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Acquiring 49% In VS
Replies: 191
Views: 41838

DL Acquiring 49% In VS

How might DL and VS use "metal neutral" to their advantage? How might capacity be adjusted? Which new routes could be added?

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Wed Dec 12, 2012 5:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Acquiring 49% In VS
Replies: 191
Views: 41838

DL Acquiring 49% In VS

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mayor" class="quote" target="_blank">mayor</a> (<a href="#135" class="quote">Reply 135</a>):<br/><i>I often wonder why you aren't sitting in <ac...

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Tue Dec 11, 2012 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Acquiring 49% In VS
Replies: 191
Views: 41838

DL Acquiring 49% In VS

DL has been trying for the past few years to be hipper than <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> and <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym>, e.g., new Sky Club designs and IFE. Seems that they could use a little help from <acronym title="Virgin Atlantic Airways (United ...

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Mon Dec 10, 2012 7:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Learjet Crash In Mexico: Singer Jenni Rivera Aboard
Replies: 102
Views: 41184

Learjet Crash In Mexico: Singer Jenni Rivera Aboard

Quoting flymia (Reply 23):

Thanks flymia.

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Mon Dec 10, 2012 7:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Learjet Crash In Mexico: Singer Jenni Rivera Aboard
Replies: 102
Views: 41184

Learjet Crash In Mexico: Singer Jenni Rivera Aboard

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/BP1" class="quote" target="_blank">BP1</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>It will be interesting to find out if this was a rea...

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Sat Dec 01, 2012 5:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 738/MD-80 Ratio
Replies: 40
Views: 9660

RE: AA 738/MD-80 Ratio

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/American+767" class="quote" target="_blank">American 767</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>By the time the last <acronym titl...

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Fri Nov 30, 2012 11:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA New Livery Fleetwide?
Replies: 39
Views: 13260

RE: UA New Livery Fleetwide?

I think the CO livery with the PMUA tulip tail would have looked good.

Clearly Smi/J wanted everyone to know who was on top.

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Fri Nov 30, 2012 6:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL SLC Hub Prospects
Replies: 108
Views: 11582

RE: DL SLC Hub Prospects

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Deltal1011man" class="quote" target="_blank">Deltal1011man</a> (<a href="#101" class="quote">Reply 101</a>):<br/><i>What you still have is a lac...

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Wed Nov 28, 2012 4:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL SLC Hub Prospects
Replies: 108
Views: 11582

RE: DL SLC Hub Prospects

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MaverickM11" class="quote" target="_blank">MaverickM11</a> (<a href="#24" class="quote">Reply 24</a>):<br/><i> <acronym title="Indianapolis - In...

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Wed Nov 28, 2012 3:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Delta Still Using 757's Trans-Atlantic?
Replies: 13
Views: 9769

RE: Is Delta Still Using 757's Trans-Atlantic?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/akelley728" class="quote" target="_blank">akelley728</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>The 75Es will be reconfigured and gett...

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Tue Nov 27, 2012 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL SLC Hub Prospects
Replies: 108
Views: 11582

DL SLC Hub Prospects

With the decline and imminent hub-status loss for <acronym title="Covington / Cincinnati - Northern Kentucky International (Greater Cincinnati) (CVG / KCVG), USA - Kentucky">CVG</acronym> and <acronym title="Memphis - International (MEM / KMEM), USA - Tennessee">MEM</acronym> and TPAC growth at <acr...

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Mon Nov 26, 2012 3:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Round Of DL MEM Cuts
Replies: 85
Views: 15089

RE: New Round Of DL MEM Cuts

What is keeping <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> from finally pulling the plug on <acronym title="Memphis - International (MEM / KMEM), USA - Tennessee">MEM</acronym> and <acronym title="Covington / Cincinnati - Northern Kentucky International (Greater Cincinnati) (CVG / KCVG), US...

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Mon Nov 19, 2012 4:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Vs DL - MD80/83/88/90s
Replies: 86
Views: 7486

RE: AA Vs DL - MD80/83/88/90s

Part of it is philosophy... take on a lot of debt for new fuel efficient aircraft (spend money on aircraft) vs take on significantly less debt acquiring and upgrading cabins on fuel inefficient aircraft (spend money on fuel). Part of it is brand... leading edge, advanced, modern vs conservative, sec...

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Mon Nov 19, 2012 4:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Defunct West Coast INT'L Routes On DL/NW?
Replies: 34
Views: 2869

RE: Defunct West Coast INT'L Routes On DL/NW?

Confused. So what's the summary? Net net? <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym>/NW west coast (<acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>, <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>, <acrony...

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Tue Nov 13, 2012 5:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA Color Scheme Confirmed...painted - Part 2
Replies: 258
Views: 72562

RE: New AA Color Scheme Confirmed...painted - Part 2

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/777way" class="quote" target="_blank">777way</a> (<a href="#194" class="quote">Reply 194</a>):<br/><i>No design is better than this one, <acrony...

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Sat Nov 10, 2012 7:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Delta Website - Nov. 10th, 2012
Replies: 24
Views: 4096

New Delta Website - Nov. 10th, 2012

Having played around with the site for awhile, I prefer the simplicity of the previous home page. - Easier, simpler list of trips - log in had three fields presented at same time vs two fields and a build to a third page Was anyone else able to change their password? I tried to change mine to the re...

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Sat Nov 10, 2012 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Delta Website - Nov. 10th, 2012
Replies: 24
Views: 4096

New Delta Website - Nov. 10th, 2012

Did they fix any of the underlying technology problems, e.g., award travel booking?

Why on the Flying With Us page, In-Flight Services, is there a photo of Business Elite for the First Class section? Appears DL is misrepresenting the First product.

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Tue Nov 06, 2012 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL To Latin America
Replies: 68
Views: 3110

RE: DL To Latin America

1. What exactly defines "Latin America"? Is it Central and South America plus Mexico? 2. <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jfk777" class="quote" target="_blank">jfk777</a> (<a hr...

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Thu Nov 01, 2012 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New DL Safety Video Starts Thursday.
Replies: 72
Views: 9618

RE: New DL Safety Video Starts Thursday.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/akelley728" class="quote" target="_blank">akelley728</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i>Richard Anderson Intro - OCC <a href...

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Wed Oct 31, 2012 4:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Kills MEM-AMS And JFK-VLC
Replies: 94
Views: 15602

RE: DL Kills MEM-AMS And JFK-VLC

MEM and <acronym title="Covington / Cincinnati - Northern Kentucky International (Greater Cincinnati) (CVG / KCVG), USA - Kentucky">CVG</acronym> are in decline and will soon be nothing more than focus or large market share airports. Will <acronym title="Salt Lake City - International (SLC / KSLC), ...

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