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by AirT85
Thu Oct 14, 1999 6:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future Is Here: TPA/EAA/ACAir, =BIG
Replies: 66
Views: 2724

RE: The Future Is Here: TPA/EAA/ACAir, =BIG

Hello all-especially DL 604 and Dazed 767- I was thinking that Academy could possibly move out west to Portland to give EAA growing room on the east coast. This would put Academy in the position of the Alliance's regional carrier. we'd fly a Horizon Air type route-network and later move into Kansas ...

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by AirT85
Wed Oct 13, 1999 8:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Tycoon
Replies: 2
Views: 725

Airline Tycoon

Hello All-
If you haven't heard, there is a brand-new computer game, called Airline Tycoon, coming out in January. The demo is out now...you can get it at www.spellbound.de
It a fun game....does anyone else have it? How far have you gotten and how well are you doing?

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by AirT85
Wed Oct 13, 1999 6:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future Is Here: TPA/EAA/ACAir, =BIG
Replies: 66
Views: 2724

RE: The Future Is Here: TPA/EAA/ACAir, =BIG

Hi all...What we could do down the road, or even when we start out is operate like the majors, TPA being the full-scale carrier (ex Delta), EAA being lowfare (ex Delta Express) and Academy being regional (ex Comair, Asa) Just a thought  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif"> After all-we a...

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by AirT85
Tue Oct 12, 1999 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is There Still A JetBLUE?
Replies: 5
Views: 2527

RE: Is There Still A JetBLUE?

Hi...I f you go back to there web site now-it has press releases on jetBLUE to read.
The first A320 comes next year instead of December b8ut they should be flying shortly!

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by AirT85
Tue Oct 12, 1999 8:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future Is Here: TPA/EAA/ACAir, =BIG
Replies: 66
Views: 2724

RE: The Future Is Here: TPA/EAA/ACAir, =BIG

Airman99o, I think that your point about the CRJ is an excellent one! So i have decided that the CRJ will be part of our fleet taking over operations to Erie, some flights to Allentown, and will be used on starting service to more regional cities! And yes, Academy will be flying into canadian cities...

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by AirT85
Tue Oct 12, 1999 8:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future Is Here: TPA/EAA/ACAir, =BIG
Replies: 66
Views: 2724

RE: The Future Is Here: TPA/EAA/ACAir, =BIG

Id like to say thanks to all of you who helped form TPA which later inspired Academy to be formed! Once again, please read Academy's post and help critique our service plan! Also, I am pleased towelcome aboard ACAir's first employee flyCMH as Route and Fare structure Supervisor. Thanks Again, Tony M...

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by AirT85
Tue Oct 12, 1999 8:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help Me With An Airline Idea! TPA
Replies: 164
Views: 5411

RE: TPA Job Openings Available/ Whos In And Out?

Hello All from Academy Airlines. We at Academy Airlines would like to let you know that Academy (ACAir) has officially entered the TPA Alliance along with EAA. All standards of TPA apply over at Academy so give us a look we have our own post <img src="/discussions/graphics/wink.gif"> DL 604, ju...

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by AirT85
Tue Oct 12, 1999 6:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help Me With MY Airline Please...
Replies: 8
Views: 2797

RE: Help Me With MY Airline Please...

Ive decided that with the 767's which will ofer seasonal service to YVR and possibly Reno/Tahoe that they will be offered fro charters in the off season. Also i would like to add Columbus, OH and Erie, PA to the list of B-717 cities. So here is our current position: NAME: Academy Airlines HUB: Pitts...

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by AirT85
Tue Oct 12, 1999 4:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help Me With MY Airline Please...
Replies: 8
Views: 2797

RE: Help Me With MY Airline Please...

Hello...down the road when Academy starts flying the 757s to the west coast.... im hoping for some seasonal B-767 flights to Vancouver and regular 717 service to YYZ and possibly Montreal.

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by AirT85
Tue Oct 12, 1999 3:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help Me With MY Airline Please...
Replies: 8
Views: 2797

RE: Help Me With MY Airline Please...

Hi once again! Okay...i was thinking of offering an AirTran type service on the 717s and when coast to coast comes later on upgrading service to America West type standards...You get what you pay for in the beginning....itll all be low fares, and when we upgrade, There will be our Academy Class (fir...

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by AirT85
Tue Oct 12, 1999 2:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help Me With MY Airline Please...
Replies: 8
Views: 2797

RE: Help Me With MY Airline Please...

Hello again. I have decided on further expansions for Academy. In 5 years or so after start-up i hope to have those services already listed in operation. After that.... i think ill start putting some 737-800s on higher density routes and also start service to the west coast. Initial cities would be:...

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by AirT85
Tue Oct 12, 1999 1:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help Me With MY Airline Please...
Replies: 8
Views: 2797

RE: Academy's Future Expansions

Hello Ilyushin96M- Well-after Academy establishes itself in the market, I plan to expand into other smaller cities on the East Coast and/or MIdwest. Manchester, Providence, Newburgh, Charleston, Savannah would all come online when and if the market is there. After a while when more B-717s enter our ...

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by AirT85
Tue Oct 12, 1999 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines 727 Fleet
Replies: 3
Views: 4472

RE: United Airlines 727 Fleet

Hi....actually the US Postal Service also uses the 727-100 along with FedEx.
-Tony

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by AirT85
Tue Oct 12, 1999 1:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Help Me With MY Airline Please...
Replies: 8
Views: 2797

Help Me With MY Airline Please...

H All.... Well i dont want to seem like a copy cat here but seeing on how well DL 604's TPA post has done, i was wondering what you thought about my airline idea... I have had this airline in mind for quite a while, ive drawn route-maps and even scheduled flights! So here it is: We would be called A...

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by AirT85
Sun Oct 10, 1999 1:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aloha's 737-700s
Replies: 2
Views: 1108

RE: Aloha's 737-700s

I dont think so....I thought Aloha's 737-700s were new from Boeing? If im wrong let me know but thats what i heard.
-Tony

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by AirT85
Sat Oct 09, 1999 5:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rough Treatment Of 737s?
Replies: 26
Views: 1895

RE: Mirage

Mirage- I never said the 737s should eb grounded at the same time either, but any partial grounding would still upturn the industry. There is way too many of them out there for even a partial grounding when the problem has temporarily been solved. the increased speeds will probably work! Yes saftey ...

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by AirT85
Fri Oct 08, 1999 9:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: My Flight On USAirways
Replies: 9
Views: 2256

RE: My Flight On USAirways

Hi All- to answer your questions about the A330s- US Airways was supposed to get their first this year but that was delayed until May of next year. Im not sure why but i cant wait to see them! I think US Airways is a wonderful airline! They really turned around from early 90's. They were bleeding re...

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by AirT85
Fri Oct 08, 1999 8:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Spirit Of Delta
Replies: 9
Views: 2900

RE: The Spirit Of Delta

I was wondering that myself! I think it would be cool to leave it in the old scheme, just repaint it. That would be nice. Then it would be one of a kind. Also Delta became Delta in that scheme and that plane entered in that color scheme as the first of an airplne that turned Delta into a major intl ...

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by AirT85
Fri Oct 08, 1999 7:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: If You Were Starting An Airline...
Replies: 9
Views: 3076

RE: If You Were Starting An Airline...

Hi All- well this name might sound pathetic but my airline would be called "Shania Charter Airways". Shania might sound wierd for an airline but in Ojibwe it means "on my way". This could work too! OUr slogan could be "On Our Way". Its clever i think! We would be purely charter with headquarters in ...

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by AirT85
Fri Oct 08, 1999 6:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rough Treatment Of 737s?
Replies: 26
Views: 1895

RE: Rough Treatment Of 737s?

Hi All- If you think about it- grounding the 737 would be complete chaos! There are about 900 of these planes in the air at one time! Think about it! Do you think the FAA would ground an airplane that has about 2000 of its kind flying (probably more!)? I dont think so. There would be a complete brea...

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by AirT85
Fri Oct 01, 1999 10:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Debonair Has Gone Bust
Replies: 4
Views: 1982

RE: Debonair Has Gone Bust

Hi All- i dont mean to sound stupid but are you talking about London Luton Airport?! I was on Jersey Europeans site and they had a London Luton Airport on their itenerary. Well if you are-maybe Jersey was too competitve for them to make much money. Oh well. If im wrong-please let me know! Thanks
Tony

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by AirT85
Thu Sep 30, 1999 10:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Miami-Fort Lauderdale; Newark- Jfk? Do They Esist?
Replies: 11
Views: 1447

RE: Miami-Fort Lauderdale; Newark- Jfk? Do They Esist?

Hi- i know a while ago TWA flew FLL to MIA. It was flown by a DC-9. im not sure if they still do though. They might have discontinued it.
I know that US Airways Express flies a BWI to DCA flight. Thats a pretty close flight as well.
If any of this is wrong-let me know!
Tony

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by AirT85
Thu Sep 30, 1999 10:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Best Looking Airline Paint Scheme?
Replies: 19
Views: 2515

RE: The Best Looking Airline Paint Scheme?

Hi All- I think that US Airways is beautiful! Its rather conservative, isnt one of those schemes that makes you wanna barf, and uses darker colors which arent very prominent now adays with lots of airlines leaning towards white as their dominate color. Also the grey flag looks excellent on the dark ...

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by AirT85
Tue Sep 28, 1999 10:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Trans Air
Replies: 3
Views: 1404

RE: American Trans Air

Hi all-
Well ATA is an airline with hubs in Chicago-Midway and Indianapolis. They fly both scheduled and chartered flights with B-727s, B-757s, and L-1011s. They are a pretty good airline and not too long ago turned 25.
-Tony

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by AirT85
Tue Sep 28, 1999 5:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fed Ex And The 747?
Replies: 11
Views: 2758

Re: Atlas Air

Hi All- I was just on Atlas Air's site last night and here is what i read. Atlas Air does not fly any of there own routes. All of there B-747s are leased to a dedicated customer for atleast three years (on average. Atlas does not like to take up temporary contracts.) When an airline signs a contract...

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by AirT85
Sun Sep 26, 1999 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Valujet-Airtran Information Please
Replies: 7
Views: 1556

RE: Valujet-Airtran Information Please

Hello All- Well at the time of the unfortunate Flight 592 disaster, ValuJet was flying 52 DC-9s that i know of (that #might have included the MD-80s). AirTran was the one who supplied them with 737-200s which there are afew in the new color scheme. But expect them all to start going as AirTran takes...

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by AirT85
Sun Sep 26, 1999 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines- Always Never On Time!
Replies: 7
Views: 2099

RE: Airlines- Always Never On Time!

Hi all. He might be talking about Condor, but they are a german Airline and i didnt think they flew from Isreal to Canada!
Well hope it helps...
Tony

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by AirT85
Thu Sep 23, 1999 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Western Airlines Last Day---when Was It?
Replies: 4
Views: 2204

RE: Western Airlines Last Day---when Was It?

I believe that Delta also has the 737-300s from western still in service and possibly the 727s...
AirT85 (Tony)

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by AirT85
Tue Sep 21, 1999 8:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continental And Their New Paint Scheme
Replies: 10
Views: 3031

RE: Continental And Their New Paint Scheme

Hi again... If they do change it i hope it is to something interesting like there current one. Everyone is changing to boring old white fuselage and plain tail. Look at Delta, SAS, TWA (although thres does have that nifty and professional looking globe on the side!). I think they should go after som...

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by AirT85
Tue Sep 21, 1999 6:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Continental And Their New Paint Scheme
Replies: 10
Views: 3031

RE: Continental And Their New Paint Scheme

Hi...
why does Continental need a new paint scheme? They just got one a few years back... Iyts relitively new and would be a waste of money to change a perfectly fine c/s.
-Tony

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by AirT85
Tue Sep 21, 1999 6:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta's MD-11s
Replies: 2
Views: 1170

RE: Delta's MD-11s

Hi all... Ive heard and been told that Delta plans to phase out the MD-11 around 2005-2010 replacing them (along with the remaining L-1011s) with the 767-300/400 aircraft and hopefully the 777. Thats what i heard but dont be surprised if they stay longer! The 727s were supposed to be gone by 2005 an...

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by AirT85
Mon Sep 20, 1999 10:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BAe 146
Replies: 5
Views: 1068

BAe 146

Hi all... I was reading the post about AirCal and American and read that the 146 was an unreliable plane. Are the engines that unreliable to have airlines ground them? Also, are current models that are flying unreliable. I heard that BAe owns Avro which makes the Avro RJ -70, -85, -100, and i think ...

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by AirT85
Mon Sep 20, 1999 10:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New 717 Orders
Replies: 10
Views: 1890

RE: US Airways

Hi. I was just wondering what troubles you are reffering to at US Airways...i hadnt heard anything major. Please let me know! Also i dont think they need the 717, they are trying to get rid of aircraft types, not add to them. Tony

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by AirT85
Mon Sep 20, 1999 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country And DTW
Replies: 2
Views: 2004

RE: Sun Country And DTW

Hi. Sun Country is a nice little airline based in MSP. For the last 20 years or close to that they flew a fleet of B-727s and DC-10s on charter flights only. As of June 1st this year they started scheduled service from MSP on a very competitive route network. Id like to see what happens to them...No...

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by AirT85
Sun Sep 19, 1999 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Delta Actually Following Up?
Replies: 3
Views: 1163

RE: American And Deltas 777s

Hi. From what i heard American aquriring Deltas 777s was a rumor. Supposedly Delta would get Reno's MD-90s and some MD-80s for Deltas 777s but i was told it was a rumor. American might be looking into buying some of them but i dont think they are getting all of them.
Tony

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by AirT85
Sun Sep 19, 1999 1:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats Going On With Delta's 777's
Replies: 6
Views: 2911

RE: Whats Going On With Delta's 777's

Hi. Delta currently is stopping 777s ervice as of Nov 1st due to pilot negotiations. Delta and the pilots union have not been able to reach a contract due to the fact that pilots want more money than Delta is willing to offer them. Delta will be replacing them for the moment with 767s and eventually...

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by AirT85
Fri Sep 17, 1999 9:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPS Color Scheme...
Replies: 9
Views: 2579

RE: UPS Color Scheme...

Hi all! well i personally think UPS is one of a select (notice the select!) few airlines that have been able to pull brown off...brown is just one of those colors that either looks really good on a plane or truck or looks really bad...their isnt really an inbetween! UPS did an excellent job pulling ...

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by AirT85
Fri Sep 17, 1999 6:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 717 At MCO !
Replies: 6
Views: 1213

RE: 717 At MCO !

Hi seriouslyfunny... My guess is that it might not be a trial run because i read somewhere AirTran already did trial runs with the 717 from ATL to MCO and IAD. BUt it could still be a trial flight but i think that is around when AIrTran should recieve the first of their 717's (correct me if im wrong...

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by AirT85
Thu Sep 16, 1999 9:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Least Favorite OLD Color Shemes
Replies: 9
Views: 1319

RE: Least Favorite OLD Color Shemes

1.Cathay Pacifics color scheme with the green stripes on the tail was way to plain! 2.I agree with your Continental's gold scheme! Ugh definately works there! 3.AirTrans old color scheme from when they were in Orlando. All that blue and tan and red and yellow mixed all over the place was not very at...

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by AirT85
Thu Sep 16, 1999 8:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Texas Regional Service
Replies: 6
Views: 962

RE: Texas Regional Service

Hi all...i know for a while after they declared bankruptcu Aspen Mountain AIr flew metros out of Dallas to other regional cities but im not sure if they are still in service...any info on them?!
Tony(AirT85)

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by AirT85
Tue Sep 14, 1999 4:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Holocaust At Teneriffe, Pan Am 747
Replies: 8
Views: 1864

RE: Holocaust At Teneriffe, Pan Am 747

Hi all.... Well if the discovery ever re-runs the series "survival in the sky" they did about 10-15 minutes on the crash with real footage, a computer recreation, and actual crew members from the pan am 747 about the accident...it isnt the most informative but it does give alot of info and describes...

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by AirT85
Sun Sep 12, 1999 6:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shuttle America
Replies: 3
Views: 946

Shuttle America

Hi All...
Has anyone heard about Shuttle America? Ive heard of them but I dont know much about then or who they are... Any info would be appreciated. Thanks
AirT85 (Tony)

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by AirT85
Sun Sep 12, 1999 3:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Airtran All That Bad?
Replies: 21
Views: 4134

RE: TxAgKuwait

Hi....i just looked at the book i mentioned and here is Valujets "safety" record... In 1994they had 15 emergency landings, in 1995they had 57, and from february to MAy of 1996 they had an unscheduled landing every other day?! Well this says something about them...wait there is more.... IN 1995 after...

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by AirT85
Sun Sep 12, 1999 2:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Airtran All That Bad?
Replies: 21
Views: 4134

RE: Is Airtran All That Bad?

Hi all.... As Cedarjet pointed out ValuJet(now AirTran) had an awful safety record! Emergency landings were a daily occurence before 592 went down. AirTran had the FAA all over them when they restarted operations...but now the FAA is loosening its hold on them and accidents are starting to happen......

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by AirT85
Sat Sep 11, 1999 11:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta's 777s.
Replies: 2
Views: 1162

RE: Delta's 777s.

Hi all...well our pilots just rejected another contract today....right now know one really knows what will happen with the 777s even our company leaders! Delta says we hope to have them in service next year but until then they are going to be out of operation on nov 1 and replaced by 767s and the 76...

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by AirT85
Fri Sep 10, 1999 7:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern's 757's
Replies: 19
Views: 1764

RE: Jim

Hi JIm....i also work in atlanta and my boss said we had it till tomorrow....thats all she said so. email me and well talk...okay?
-AirT85

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by AirT85
Fri Sep 10, 1999 7:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Md-90s
Replies: 8
Views: 1789

RE: Delta Md-90s

Hi all...actually we have 16 Md-90s. They are mainly flown from Dallas and in the west plus florida and cvg. We plan to have all Md-88s, MD-90s, B727s and MD-11s out of the fleet between 2010 and 2015 when we take deliveries of 737s and 757s,767s, and hopefully the 777! Like jim said...dont tkae tha...

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by AirT85
Thu Sep 09, 1999 9:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Markets And The Busy South
Replies: 12
Views: 1637

RE: Atlanta Markets And The Busy South

Hi....yes Delta is trying to keep business from AirTran. They both have different styles of service. AirTran is a low-fare no frill airline...drinks and "light snacks". Also Delta has been in the market longer, and customers know who they are. Delta still offers service in coach compared to AirTrans...

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by AirT85
Thu Sep 09, 1999 9:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 737NG's
Replies: 3
Views: 1105

RE: Delta 737NG's

As FlyAA757 said...Delta does operate the 737-300/800 aircraft plus a few -200s that havent entered the Delta Express fleet. I havent heard anything about the -700 or -600 series of aircraft...they arent on firm order i can tell you that... We dont really need the -600/700. we have the 737-300 and -...

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by AirT85
Thu Sep 09, 1999 9:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Will American Eagle Do With Bex?
Replies: 5
Views: 2812

RE: What Will American Eagle Do With Bex?

Hi All... American Eagle plans to completely merge BEX into their route network and i believe plans to keep the majority of routes in the northeast. They also said that BEX's Saab-340s will be replaced by aircraft on order as their leases expire. Delta hasnt said anything about regional service in t...

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