Hitting the brakes by accident on a basic taxi out. Is EZY doing this to scare people from flying their airline hoping to not have to expand so fast any more?Jump to post
It seems like I'm the only one that has ditched the concept of "news" at this point. I suggest that everyone joins me. This is disgusting, but 6-foot tall infants who can't buy groceries or catch a flight without b**ching or moaning are ruining corporate identities. Do America a favor and...Jump to post
I'm more suprised by the route than by the medical diversion; almost 1500km more than the classical great circle distance Why would you fly the GC and fight the headwinds you'll be getting on that northern track? A.net for some reason has become obsessed with the GC map and thinks this is how every...Jump to post
I would love to see CX launch SJC one day, but I figure its rather unlikely. If it survives the bad decision making of fuel hedging it will need to trim staff, routes, and airplanes. Looking to expand into niche markets is not something that airline will be doing for a long time. I respect your opi...Jump to post
I wishing for the day that AS flies 737's to STS. I think it's possible considering AS will be flying mainline aircraft between SEA and SBA this Fall. That would overlap with the multiple flights into STS by QX I think the point was that he is wishing that AS would fly 737s to STS instead of the QX...Jump to post
RL777 wrote:I would love to see CX launch SJC one day, but I figure its rather unlikely.
Good luck staffing this kind of flight. You might find only the junor pilots jumping at the chance to do 18+ hour routes. And sitting in a hold after 18+ hours or diverting is a fatigue caused accident just waiting to happen.Jump to post
An autoland at the limits of the airplane's acceptable conditions? There is no way this was an autoland. Don't insult other people if you are also not informed. Snowball's chance in hell. Autoland is usually limited to 5 knots of wind. Those require a dry visual from the VDP. A real approach has si...Jump to post
All that was needed was a gust or windshear at the wrong moment and this was the next CI642. KLM has forgotten the lessons of Tenerife, it seems, and impatience rules the day once more. Prudence would have recommended diverting elsewhere. The pax were going to be hugely inconvenienced regardless, w...Jump to post
Atlas is also flying for NCA for many months now, with an ex-NCA freighter N407KZ this must just be a tag on from Chicago to Anchorage and back to Narita.Jump to post
AntonioMartin wrote:SpaceshipDC10 wrote:The way I understand it, it will be Atlas: http://globalnews.ca/news/3663253/edmon ... -to-tokyo/
Wonder what aircraft type will be used then, their 747 or 767s??
With a OAT of 42C, the crew will select two additional options in the FMC for takeoff. 1. APU to PACKS, (standard on the -200LR/F/-300ER) to feed the A/C packs with APU bleed. Which in turn reduces the bleed air demand from the engine, hence more thrust. 2. TO-B (Thrust Bump). EK does not operate t...Jump to post
Do they still lease a 747 freighter from Atlas Air? They are short a frame cycling one at a time to heavy checks. mps just came back from long term maint in China. Nope, the Atlas wetlease ended a few weeks ago after the D-check for the BCF and subsequent C-check for an ERF were completed. MPS will...Jump to post
A lot of room in the cargo hold to bring much needed goods to people. Hopefully the government looks the other way to help citizens get supplies. That by itself could pay the costs of the flight. If they are smart the flight schedule would have no lay over for crew.Jump to post
Are these the same dumb people who delayed the evacuation to take their hand baggage out of the overhead lockers? They should thank Boeing for making it so strong not sue them. There is no point in making up from no facts, having no proof of something about people just to hate on them. That is very...Jump to post
This is getting really pathetic on the part of the pax... Guess what? You walked away from an accident. Get over it. Life happens...crap things happen to good people all the time...move on! A person in the military refusing to acknowledge ptsd and thinking to just magically "move on" and ...Jump to post
flyoregon wrote:Are the owners of SY going to allow it?
I always thought they should get some EMB-175's and hit smaller markets from MSP like BOI, COS, or RNO, and do an Icelandair like hub strategy. Probably a completely stupid idea, but I'm full of those.
LAXintl wrote:They bid and awarded per seniority. Something like C-series at DL however, will go pretty junior due to its pay and choice of bases.
- Focusing on the 738 for both VA and TT is a solid move, but will take time to achieve benefits given the transition plan and costs associated with the change According to anonymous pilots on other forums that has been a big disaster and they are burning money for months paying pilots to sit aroun...Jump to post
Do not forget about cargo! The Bay Area exports brains and programmers, not factory made products. If a business was to ship something out of SJC it would go on FedEx or UPS one stop to London. 1) cargo goes two ways, not just one 2) the Bay Area imports a crap-ton of computing/tech products, much ...Jump to post
Do not forget about cargo! The Bay Area exports brains and programmers, not factory made products. If a business was to ship something out of SJC it would go on FedEx or UPS one stop to London. I can assure you (having worked at HQ for 2 different airlines in Europe and the US) The cargo hold of co...Jump to post
Has anybody noticed that we are in a bit of a peak for the last three weeks? Volumes to the middle east have been on an upswing. Especially to Qatar, I was told that BA is full until the 20th for DOH freight. The diplomatic situation has cut Qatar off from their neighbours. An upswing in air freigh...Jump to post
I assume if priced smartly those empty y seats can create some Benjamin for. BA. Or they can charge out the ass for some seats, leave the others empty, and save on the fuel from the saved weight. That seems to be the path they're taking. Same for MSY. Do not forget about cargo! The Bay Area exports...Jump to post
Why don't we hold outself to a higher standard and not call this a Delta flight since it wasn't operated by Delta? It has DELTA painted on the aircraft, people that buy tickets buy them on DELTA, and DELTA hire the regional carrier. For the general public, it is a DELTA flight. Please. Spare me the...Jump to post
No one is losing their job, stop with the fake news. You obviously have no idea how any of this works. I'm sorry, I didn't realize I was speaking with a SkyWest executive here. Please tell me how many people are getting the boot. Life's tough, good people lose their jobs all the time and the airlin...Jump to post
flight152 wrote:Why don't we hold outself to a higher standard and not call this a Delta flight since it wasn't operated by Delta?
B747400erf understood what was easy to understand with some Background knowledge. quoting Newbiepilot as follows: I really don't understand what he meant either. Atlas is a worldwide freight operator flying for airlines and companies based in many different countres end of Quote The freight Atlas t...Jump to post
These guys would do well to hire an Atlas, ATI, or other Part 121 carrier to operate the aircraft, and not try to do it themselves. The safety culture of an established Part 121 carrier is leaps and bounds above anything that one can do in-house. Start with Get There Itis, and go from there. If I w...Jump to post
Hmm... how many A380s sold and how many 777s? As I said economics rule. As for charging extra for A380 flights, how is this a good thing for the traveller? Most people want the cheapest deal they can get. The 747 brought fares down and opened up intercontinental travel to the masses, now apparently...Jump to post
If you press TOGA twice the throttles advance to full automatically in the 777 the fatigued pilots returning from all night flying to India and back having no relief crew spent 8 seconds on that. Blaming them is unfair but EK are never going to get the blame, pin it on the pilots and quietly change ...Jump to post
here is too much capacity on the market when a Country that produces nothing but hot air in the form of gas has a larger freighter fleet than their competitor which is based in the 2nd largest exporting Country. What does any of that mean? I really don't understand what he meant either. Atlas is a ...Jump to post
"Durbin, Bustos and Duckworth renewed previous calls for Governor Bruce Rauner to follow through on the state’s 2014 pledge to pay $16.3 million for the airport’s jet repair hub, which debuted last year." Umm... Senators and Congresswoman.... in case you haven't heard, Illinois is BROKE. ...Jump to post
....and throw in the fact that the systems in today's aircraft designed to help are overwhelming some of the folks operating them, say when they are tired or the weather is throwing them all over the sky. One good pilot I respect and his colleagues at a major US trunk are asking to have some of the...Jump to post
Didn't we know this already from like a week after the crash? It was not confirmed just speculated. Many people thought the UAE authorities would mess with the investigation and ensure they did everything to make EK look like it's not at fault, but so far they haven't done that. By blaming the pilo...Jump to post
Is the FBI exporting their create-a-terrorist undercover tactics? I know right? Cause there are no Terrorists in real life. They are all made up! /sarcasm Where did I say that? You have created a strawman argument. In America the FBI not only radicalises them but finds the kids struggling with mone...Jump to post
Hi all, I was just listening to LiveATC.net the other day for PHOG and the commercial jets were taking off on runway 20 while smaller aircraft were using runway 05. Has, or is, runway 05 ever been used by commercial jets like 737s and 717s for takeoffs and landings? Thanks for your responses. ACFT ...Jump to post
The demand for specific departure and arrival time frames or slot restrictions each day mean some heavies have enough downtime to fly a domestic route and back or tag on a domestic route before flying long haul international. United is sending their new 77w's on domestic runs to the international hu...Jump to post
Is the FBI exporting their create-a-terrorist undercover tactics?Jump to post
Flight 3034 is a repositioning flight and carries no revenue freight, only empty containers. Total payload was less than 18k last night, so you better believe that baby took off like a rocket. I thought it was part of the pilot's job to save fuel and wear/tear on the engines. Perhaps they are doing...Jump to post
The original tag line used by Fedex in its advertising sums it all up: When it absolutely positively has to be there overnight! sums up the model of why Memphis (and Indy as a back up hub) and Oakland as a transpacific hub are so busy in the middle of the night.. When their clients offices and busi...Jump to post
Ya think this is part of UA's problem? Its summer with traditional high loads of the year. This is a brand new plane that cost a couple hundred million and it is out of service to shoot a commercial? Can't that same scene be created in a hanger or studio lot someplace? But then maybe the co Einstei...Jump to post
Look at flightradar for past arrivals, and Atlas Air/GTI as the airline.Jump to post