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by Acey559
Sat Feb 17, 2007 5:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta's New Livery?
Replies: 94
Views: 21932

RE: Delta's New Livery?

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by Acey559
Sat Feb 17, 2007 4:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle To Resume 2nd Daily PIA-DFW!
Replies: 56
Views: 5942

RE: American Eagle To Resume 2nd Daily PIA-DFW!

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by Acey559
Sat Feb 17, 2007 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 77L's - New Routes/SYD A Possibility?
Replies: 83
Views: 8368

RE: DL 77L's - New Routes/SYD A Possibility?

When I worked for <acronym title="Comair (USA)">OH</acronym> over the summer, I was told that Australia was in the cards for <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym>, just as soon as they got some planes that had the legs to make the trip. With the LRs coming, I'd say that everything is i...

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by Acey559
Sat Feb 17, 2007 4:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta's New Livery?
Replies: 94
Views: 21932

RE: Delta's New Livery?

I was just in <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson International (The William B Hartsfield) (ATL / KATL), USA - Georgia">ATL</acronym> on Tuesday, and the concourses are looking very nice. The gates and chairs at the gates look very nice, and are comfortable as well. The international termin...

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by Acey559
Wed Feb 14, 2007 1:11 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: "Positive Climb Rate" - Touch The Brakes?
Replies: 19
Views: 8178

RE: "Positive Climb Rate" - Touch The Brakes?

One of the planes that I fly, the Socata Trinidad, you must manually tap the breaks before retracting the gear. In larger airplanes, this is probably done automatically like stated above, but in light <acronym title="Garuda Indonesia">GA</acronym> airplanes you must manually stop the wheels before g...

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by Acey559
Sun Feb 11, 2007 7:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Treating Their Employees Horribly
Replies: 116
Views: 8772

RE: Airlines Treating Their Employees Horribly

I work for American Eagle right now, and I can tell you that I was MUCH happier when I worked for <acronym title="Comair (USA)">OH</acronym>. I swear Eagle looks for ways to get you in trouble on the job, where as <acronym title="Comair (USA)">OH</acronym> employees and management would try to help ...

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by Acey559
Thu Feb 08, 2007 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FLY Delta Jets Sign Lighting Video
Replies: 46
Views: 5814

RE: FLY Delta Jets Sign Lighting Video

I currently work for American Eagle, but worked for <acronym title="Comair (USA)">OH</acronym> over the summer before I came to college. <acronym title="Comair (USA)">OH</acronym> was actually the last airline I thought I would end up working for, because I put my resume in with 3 other airlines. I ...

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by Acey559
Sat Feb 03, 2007 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Cabin Renewal Program Updates
Replies: 57
Views: 8145

RE: Delta Cabin Renewal Program Updates

I posted on this not too long ago, but it's great to see Delta upgrading. This will make them, in my opinion, an even more top notch carrier. I look forward to spending many hours in those seats in the future!

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by Acey559
Thu Feb 01, 2007 4:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Withdraws Offer For DL
Replies: 201
Views: 14293

RE: US Withdraws Offer For DL

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by Acey559
Thu Feb 01, 2007 4:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Withdraws Offer For DL
Replies: 201
Views: 14293

RE: US Withdraws Offer For DL

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by Acey559
Thu Feb 01, 2007 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Will US Do Now?
Replies: 28
Views: 4549

RE: What Will US Do Now?

What they SHOULD do is not worry about taking anyone over right now and just be happy with running their own company. However, I thought I read that NW isn't going to be merging with anyone in 2007. Did I read this right, or am I just dilusional?

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by Acey559
Wed Jan 31, 2007 9:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do Pilots Really Travel Free On All Airlines
Replies: 13
Views: 17996

RE: Do Pilots Really Travel Free On All Airlines

They can jumpseat on any airline that is a member of the CASS program. I don't remember exactly what CASS stands for, but as an example, today I was at work and a <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> captain wanted to get on one of our American Eagle flights to <acronym title="Chicago...

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by Acey559
Mon Jan 29, 2007 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAH-TPA No Reverse Or Spoilers
Replies: 11
Views: 2968

RE: IAH-TPA No Reverse Or Spoilers

I know American Eagle doesn't use T/Rs unless the runway is really short. I assume this would save on fuel and MX costs. Could anyone confirm?

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by Acey559
Sat Jan 27, 2007 6:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mesaba To Operate The CRJ900s For NWA
Replies: 80
Views: 9690

RE: Mesaba To Operate The CRJ900s For NWA

Will these replace any of the routes Mesaba used to fly their ARJs on? We had a daily flight here at MLI with the ARJ, it was a RON from <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym>. Anyway, I think the -900 will look gr...

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by Acey559
Fri Jan 26, 2007 6:59 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Wackiest Spring Break Flight Itinerary Ever
Replies: 10
Views: 4273

RE: Wackiest Spring Break Flight Itinerary Ever

Holy crap man! What possessed you to do that? Are you at least going to be able to enjoy the countries you're going to? Although I will say, I wish I could take a sort of round-the-world tour like that. Myself, I'm just sticking to Florida. MLI-<acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson Internatio...

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by Acey559
Fri Jan 26, 2007 6:24 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Do You Think Doug Parker Will Do Next?
Replies: 28
Views: 6422

RE: What Do You Think Doug Parker Will Do Next?

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by Acey559
Fri Jan 26, 2007 6:23 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Do You Think Doug Parker Will Do Next?
Replies: 28
Views: 6422

RE: What Do You Think Doug Parker Will Do Next?

Tough question. He doesn't seem like the type of person who would just sit back and twiddle his thumbs. He might try to go after <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym>, as was mentioned in many threads earlier. It would be nice for him to take a break for a while and run his own airl...

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by Acey559
Thu Jan 25, 2007 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cargo Planes Collide In MKE
Replies: 5
Views: 3893

RE: Cargo Planes Collide In MKE

Looks like they were both small aircraft. Both pilots are okay. Here's an article:
http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2007/...A-GEN-US-Cargo-Plane-Collision.php

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by Acey559
Thu Jan 25, 2007 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Paid For Your Ticket?
Replies: 47
Views: 8149

RE: Who Paid For Your Ticket?

When I was in training for <acronym title="Comair (USA)">OH</acronym> I had to go to <acronym title="Covington / Cincinnati - Northern Kentucky International (Greater Cincinnati) (CVG / KCVG), USA - Kentucky">CVG</acronym> for a week. The staff there was exceptionally friendly to the new <acronym ti...

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by Acey559
Thu Jan 25, 2007 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Grounded By French Serviceman Strike
Replies: 4
Views: 2871

RE: A380 Grounded By French Serviceman Strike

The 747 did have its problems, including huge problems with the engines. Of course, I don't they ever had the problem of not having people there to build the thing!  duck 

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by Acey559
Thu Jan 25, 2007 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Odd CO Diversion
Replies: 14
Views: 2608

RE: Odd CO Diversion

Was it due to weather, I'd assume? If so, maybe TYS was the nearest suitable alternate away from all the weather?

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by Acey559
Thu Jan 25, 2007 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Grounded By French Serviceman Strike
Replies: 4
Views: 2871

RE: A380 Grounded By French Serviceman Strike

I'm basically speechless! What else could go wrong with this airplane? Well, this doesn't have anything to do with the airplane itself, but still, this is another serious blow to the program.

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by Acey559
Thu Jan 25, 2007 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Starts Upgrading Seats
Replies: 1
Views: 2793

Delta Starts Upgrading Seats

Delta Gives Customers More Opportunities for Comfortable, Entertaining Global Travel New interiors for international aircraft offer leather seats and individual, on-demand entertainment in BusinessElite and Economy ATLANTA, Jan. 22, 2007 – Delta Air Lines customers flying internationally now have mo...

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by Acey559
Thu Jan 25, 2007 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA Codeshare Agreements
Replies: 5
Views: 2579

RE: New AA Codeshare Agreements

Yeah, I'm still learning. I joined not too long ago.  Wink

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by Acey559
Thu Jan 25, 2007 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA Codeshare Agreements
Replies: 5
Views: 2579

RE: New AA Codeshare Agreements

Sorry about that, nothing came up in the search.

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by Acey559
Thu Jan 25, 2007 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA Codeshare Agreements
Replies: 5
Views: 2579

New AA Codeshare Agreements

Searched forum and didn't find anything, so I thought I'd share. I was looking on the <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> non-rev web site and came across some new codeshare agreements. Starting in March of this year, <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> will start...

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by Acey559
Thu Jan 25, 2007 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Large Jet Study By ANA: 777 Or 380
Replies: 67
Views: 12695

RE: New Large Jet Study By ANA: 777 Or 380

Yikes is about all I can say  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/eek.gif" alt="Wow!">. If they chose the 777, would they use such a high density seating arrangement, or would they use something more practical? And if they chose the A380, would they use a less dense arrangement or would the...

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by Acey559
Thu Jan 25, 2007 12:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Plans To Expand In Americas
Replies: 62
Views: 14037

RE: Emirates Plans To Expand In Americas

If they do decide to serve ORD with one-stop service, what city would the airplane stop in? Would it be EU, or somewhere closer to the Middle East?

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by Acey559
Thu Jan 25, 2007 12:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Paid For Your Ticket?
Replies: 47
Views: 8149

RE: Who Paid For Your Ticket?

When I non-reved (sp?) over the summer on <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym>, I left <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym> at about 9PM Hawaii time, and arrived in <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsfield-Jackson Int...

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by Acey559
Thu Jan 25, 2007 12:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Large Jet Study By ANA: 777 Or 380
Replies: 67
Views: 12695

RE: New Large Jet Study By ANA: 777 Or 380

It seems that the 777 would make sense because of fleet commonality, but do they really need the extra capacity. There is a fairly large gap between the 777 and A380. Did they say which variant they were looking at? I think I heard somewhere that an airline crammed almost 500 seats in a 777-300, whi...

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by Acey559
Thu Jan 25, 2007 10:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ExpressJet (XJ) News...
Replies: 126
Views: 17414

RE: ExpressJet (XJ) News...

So by charter, will it operate under Part 121 rules, or Part 135? Will they still have scheduled service and on demand, or just one or the other?

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by Acey559
Thu Jan 25, 2007 4:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Plans To Expand In Americas
Replies: 62
Views: 14037

RE: Emirates Plans To Expand In Americas

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by Acey559
Thu Jan 25, 2007 4:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airtran To Take YX To Court
Replies: 127
Views: 9351

RE: Airtran To Take YX To Court

Is the state of Wisconsin willing to do anything to fight this? My GSC at American Eagle used to work in <acronym title="Milwaukee - General Mitchell International (MKE / KMKE), USA - Wisconsin">MKE</acronym> and she said that if <acronym title="Midwest Express (USA)">YX</acronym> ever got in troubl...

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by Acey559
Thu Jan 25, 2007 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ExpressJet (XJ) News...
Replies: 126
Views: 17414

RE: ExpressJet (XJ) News...

So does this new airline plan on servin smaller destinations from the larger ones listed above, or are the routes just between the cities listed above? I'd love to see these planes at my home airport MLI.

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by Acey559
Thu Jan 25, 2007 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ExpressJet (XJ) News...
Replies: 126
Views: 17414

RE: ExpressJet (XJ) News...

I like the livery, it's pretty cool. Didn't Atlantic Coast have some sort of charter operation with their Do328JET aircraft? How did that work for them?

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by Acey559
Thu Jan 25, 2007 2:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Senate Committee Hearing On US/DL
Replies: 1
Views: 2542

RE: Senate Committee Hearing On US/DL

Cool, thanks. It will be interesting to hear what the goverment has to say about all these merger talks and consolidation. I wonder what changes, if any, they suggest or want to implement. My only hope is that not too much is changed, becuase I'm still in college majoring in flight operations. I don...

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by Acey559
Thu Jan 25, 2007 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A Terrible Tragedy In DFW.
Replies: 95
Views: 38363

RE: A Terrible Tragedy In DFW.

I just got hired on at Eagle here in DBQ where I go to college. They told us about this during our training and told us to always be vigilant, especially in adverse weather like that. I hate to see someone, especially a co-worker, have something like this happen to them. My thoughts and prayers go o...

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by Acey559
Thu Jan 25, 2007 2:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ExpressJet (XJ) News...
Replies: 126
Views: 17414

RE: ExpressJet (XJ) News...

So will this new service complement the existing <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> Express service? If so, will the pilots of the existing XJT also fly for this new branch of the airline? The reason I ask is because my flight instructor here at the University of Dubuque just g...

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by Acey559
Wed Jan 24, 2007 11:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Not In Talks With Northwest
Replies: 26
Views: 5252

RE: Delta Not In Talks With Northwest

As a former Delta Connection employee, I'm praying that they will go it alone. However, I want what is best for the company, and if that means merging then so be it. I just pray that the takeover bid from US gets hung out to dry, as from day one it has made no sense to me. Maybe the <acronym title="...

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