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by jetblue01
Sat Oct 03, 2020 8:10 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Phoenix: American (E145, A321 & A321neo)
Replies: 8
Views: 7885

Re: Phoenix: American (E145, A321 & A321neo)

MarcoPoloWorld wrote:
Sorry to hear about the rude treatment from the flight attendants - so disheartening.

That said, thank you for sharing such a great and down-to-earth trip report.


Thanks for reading it!

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by jetblue01
Sat Sep 19, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Phoenix: American (E145, A321 & A321neo)
Replies: 8
Views: 7885

Re: Phoenix: American (E145, A321 & A321neo)

alecdplotkin wrote:
I find the 145 I have flown to Buffalo usually cruise around 20,000 for the trip. Most I saw was 24000.


Every time i have flown on a 145 from SYR-PHL, i don't think i have gone above 16,000ft.

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by jetblue01
Sat Sep 19, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Phoenix: American (E145, A321 & A321neo)
Replies: 8
Views: 7885

Re: Phoenix: American (E145, A321 & A321neo)

SESGDL wrote:
Wow, sounds like you had some bad luck with all the rude crews and rude passengers. I enjoyed reading your trip report though. :-)

Jeremy


Yeah. They were some of the rudest flight attendants, that i have had on a flight in a while.

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by jetblue01
Sat Sep 19, 2020 2:50 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying the Delta MD-88 on their 2nd to last day
Replies: 14
Views: 8467

Re: Flying the Delta MD-88 on their 2nd to last day

September11 wrote:
Good trip report to read, thanks


Thanks!

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by jetblue01
Sat Sep 19, 2020 2:44 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying the Delta MD-88 on their 2nd to last day
Replies: 14
Views: 8467

Re: Flying the Delta MD-88 on their 2nd to last day

Great trip report. Though personally I will be happy they are gone. I did many flights years ago AA YVR-SJC-DFW, a long and loud flight with a stop in SJC as it could not make it there in one shot. As well as BLI-LAS or BLI-PSP with Allegiant. I mainly flew on DL MD-88/90s. I also flew on an Allegi...

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by jetblue01
Thu Sep 17, 2020 9:37 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Phoenix: American (E145, A321 & A321neo)
Replies: 8
Views: 7885

Phoenix: American (E145, A321 & A321neo)

I had been at home in New York for a few months, during everything going on with COVID. I had my apartment back in Phoenix too. I decided to put my stuff in storage, because I am not sure if or when I will be going back. Back in May, I flew out to move out of my apartment. I had limited options for ...

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by jetblue01
Fri Sep 11, 2020 3:07 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A missed connection & and a 9 hour delay (jetBlue & American)
Replies: 6
Views: 6217

Re: A missed connection & and a 9 hour delay (jetBlue & American)

Thanks for an interesting and varied TR, and continuing to post to whet our appetites for travel in difficult times. I wish we were able to travel more for leisure. Do you have any trips planned, or that you want to take after all this? We had been broadly planning a trip to Germany around Christma...

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by jetblue01
Thu Sep 10, 2020 11:40 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A missed connection & and a 9 hour delay (jetBlue & American)
Replies: 6
Views: 6217

Re: A missed connection & and a 9 hour delay (jetBlue & American)

Kent350787 wrote:
Thanks for an interesting and varied TR, and continuing to post to whet our appetites for travel in difficult times.


I wish we were able to travel more for leisure. Do you have any trips planned, or that you want to take after all this?

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by jetblue01
Thu Sep 10, 2020 11:37 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A missed connection & and a 9 hour delay (jetBlue & American)
Replies: 6
Views: 6217

Re: A missed connection & and a 9 hour delay (jetBlue & American)

Do you ever come through MSP or DTW with Delta to get back to SYR? I try to fly Delta, whenever i can. They are the airline i prefer, though i usually connect in ATL, DTW or JFK. I've been to MSP a few times, but not nearly as much as the other ones. The MSP-SYR flight is seasonal. It hasn't flown ...

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by jetblue01
Tue Sep 08, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A missed connection & and a 9 hour delay (jetBlue & American)
Replies: 6
Views: 6217

A missed connection & and a 9 hour delay (jetBlue & American)

This was from a trip last fall. I had spent the majority of the summer at school. So, I decided to go home in September, for a long weekend that I had. For the flight out I booked myself on the jetBlue redeye, and then on an E190 for the second flight. I had done this flight several times. The morni...

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by jetblue01
Wed Aug 12, 2020 11:52 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Charleston: American & jetBlue (A320, A319 & A320)
Replies: 1
Views: 5560

Charleston: American & jetBlue (A320, A319 & A320)

I had a quick trip that I was taking down to Charleston. For the flight down, I was on American with a connection in Charlotte. When I was looking at my options for the flight back, one flight caught my attention. I saw jetBlue had a flight, with a connection in Boston. The second flight from Boston...

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by jetblue01
Sun Jul 26, 2020 3:24 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying during COVID - Delta 737-900ER/800 SEA-ATL-BWI
Replies: 8
Views: 15478

Re: Flying during COVID - Delta 737-900ER/800 SEA-ATL-BWI

Nice Trip Report! I have had to take a few flights during COVID, on AA, DL & UA. The flights on DL were definitely the best, in terms of how they handled the situation overall. My flights on American the other day, were very full. There was someone in the aisle and the middle seats, next to me. ...

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by jetblue01
Tue Jul 21, 2020 2:49 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying the Delta MD-88 on their 2nd to last day
Replies: 14
Views: 8467

Re: Flying the Delta MD-88 on their 2nd to last day

Thank for the great report. You are really lucky to be able to get 2 flights on the MD88. I never had the chance to log a 88. Luckily I managed to get 2 last flights on a 83 last year in Taiwan. That's good that you were able to get on the 83 last year. What airline was it? I only flew on two MD-83...

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by jetblue01
Tue Jul 21, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying the Delta MD-88 on their 2nd to last day
Replies: 14
Views: 8467

Re: Flying the Delta MD-88 on their 2nd to last day

KLASM83 wrote:
I am for anything MD-88 related! Great TR, I sure miss them.


Yeah, i am going to miss flying on them. I flew DL MD-88s and MD-90s many times to Atlanta. Delta replaced the SYR-ATL flight with the 737-800.

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by jetblue01
Mon Jul 20, 2020 7:22 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying the Delta MD-88 on their 2nd to last day
Replies: 14
Views: 8467

Re: Flying the Delta MD-88 on their 2nd to last day

Nice TR! Great to see that UA is offering PTVs on the B737-700, but makes me wonder, if ALL B737-700 are equipped with IFE... What about the ex AirTran examples? I know someone who flew this same flight a few weeks before i did, on another UA 737-700. They said that their plane did not have the PTVs.

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by jetblue01
Mon Jul 20, 2020 7:21 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying the Delta MD-88 on their 2nd to last day
Replies: 14
Views: 8467

Re: Flying the Delta MD-88 on their 2nd to last day

Kent350787 wrote:
Thanks for posting a great TR with interesting aircraft, ports and the MD retirement.


It was a nice variety of airplanes, i got to fly on. It was also my first time flying on a plane, that was so close to retirement.

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by jetblue01
Sun Jul 19, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying the Delta MD-88 on their 2nd to last day
Replies: 14
Views: 8467

Flying the Delta MD-88 on their 2nd to last day

At the beginning of June 2020, Delta retired their MD-88/90s. In the weeks leading up to this, I had been debating about taking one last flight on a Mad Dog. I decided 3 days before this trip, to take one last flight on a Delta MD-88 before they were gone. After looking at a few options, I decided t...

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by jetblue01
Thu Jul 09, 2020 11:13 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Phoenix - Portland (Delta & Southwest 737)
Replies: 1
Views: 5379

Phoenix - Portland (Delta & Southwest 737)

I had plans to go visit my sister in Portland, OR, for a few days. For the flight up, I had a flight booked on Delta with a layover in SLC. My first flight ended up being delayed. It had a mechanical issue in SLC, and had never left. I got the notification as I was driving to the airport. The only o...

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by jetblue01
Tue Jul 07, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Atlanta on jetBlue A320 & E190
Replies: 6
Views: 6829

Re: Atlanta on jetBlue A320 & E190

I consider myself the “king” of riding the same jetBlue A320’s lol. I’ve been on the same A320 on B6 5 different times. Including 708 both with and without sharklets. I’ve generally hit the “avgeek lottery” on Hawaiian where my last two flights were on their newest A330’s. One was fresh from the fa...

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by jetblue01
Sun Jul 05, 2020 7:04 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Atlanta on jetBlue A320 & E190
Replies: 6
Views: 6829

Re: Atlanta on jetBlue A320 & E190

Great report. I usually sit in 5A/6A myself on the A320’s. How was it flying with COVID around? I had heard they weren’t doing as much services! I’ve flown on 329 a few times but never caught the flip side A320 named “my other ride is a jetBlue E190” That's the seat i sit in a lot. This flight was ...

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by jetblue01
Fri Jul 03, 2020 9:04 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Redeye on a Delta 767-400 (LAX-JFK) & AA A321
Replies: 3
Views: 7869

Re: Redeye on a Delta 767-400 (LAX-JFK) & AA A321

phatfarmlines wrote:
Thanks for the TR. I presume this trip was taken some while ago? (Terminal 3 North @ PHX pre-renovation and full DL flight LAX-JFK)


Yes. It was in August 2018

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by jetblue01
Tue Jun 30, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Redeye on a Delta 767-400 (LAX-JFK) & AA A321
Replies: 3
Views: 7869

Redeye on a Delta 767-400 (LAX-JFK) & AA A321

I was going home for a few days, because I had a wedding to attend. I was originally supposed to fly on a redeye from PHX-JFK. There were thunderstorms in NY, so my flight ended up being delayed. I got an email from DL, that gave me the option to switch to an earlier flight. I decided to change my f...

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by jetblue01
Tue Jun 23, 2020 2:03 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Atlanta (ATL) on Delta MD-88's
Replies: 4
Views: 3247

Re: Atlanta (ATL) on Delta MD-88's

outbackair wrote:
I'm normally bored with the constant US domestic trip reports, but this was good with the CRJ and MD-88. Thanks


It was a nice variety, with the CRJ, MD-88 and the E175.

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by jetblue01
Tue Jun 23, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Atlanta (ATL) on Delta MD-88's
Replies: 4
Views: 3247

Re: Atlanta (ATL) on Delta MD-88's

KLASM83 wrote:
Love the TR! Anything MD-80 I support. Looks like a fun time.


i am going to miss flying on them!

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by jetblue01
Thu Jun 18, 2020 11:15 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Atlanta (ATL) on Delta MD-88's
Replies: 4
Views: 3247

Atlanta (ATL) on Delta MD-88's

Two weeks ago, Delta retired their MD-88/90 aircraft. It was one of my favorite planes, in their fleet. I flew on my last MD-88, the day before they were retired. I am still working on that trip report. Before that, I started working on this. I had some pictures from a trip I took to Atlanta, a few ...

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by jetblue01
Thu Jun 04, 2020 4:06 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Cleveland on a Delta A321, MD88, CRJ-900 & 737-900
Replies: 2
Views: 4462

Re: Cleveland on a Delta A321, MD88, CRJ-900 & 737-900

Nice photos. Looks like you had a nice variety of aircraft. Sounds like quite a tiring day of traveling, however. I don't think I could pull off that kind of trip without turning into a zombie. I can't sleep on planes at all. My favorite plane of the day was the MD-88. I took one last flight on one...

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by jetblue01
Tue Jun 02, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying to DFW on American 757, 787 & Spirit A320
Replies: 3
Views: 4213

Re: Flying to DFW on American 757, 787 & Spirit A320

Nice little TR! Strange to see such relaxed procedures with an US airline. Offloading, at least in my company, would result in full safety and security check and screening. But I can only applause for this - right - decision by the crew. Yes, It was pretty quick. We only ended up taking off, about ...

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by jetblue01
Thu May 28, 2020 2:24 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying to DFW on American 757, 787 & Spirit A320
Replies: 3
Views: 4213

Flying to DFW on American 757, 787 & Spirit A320

I had a few days off for my fall break, so I decided to do some flying. After looking at a few different options, I came across a flight on AA to DFW. It was on a 787. I had yet to fly one, so I decided I would go to DFW. I was scheduled to fly on an A321 to LAX, and then the 787 to DFW. The flight ...

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by jetblue01
Thu May 21, 2020 1:48 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Cleveland on a Delta A321, MD88, CRJ-900 & 737-900
Replies: 2
Views: 4462

Cleveland on a Delta A321, MD88, CRJ-900 & 737-900

Back in February I found a flight to CLE on DL, I was going to take for miles. The flight was also on an MD-88 to CLE. Since DL is retiring them next month, this probably was my last flight on an MD88. I was taking a redeye to ATL, so I got to the airport an hour before my flight. https://i.imgur.co...

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by jetblue01
Sun May 10, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: JFK daytrip on jetBlue A320 & Delta CRJ-200
Replies: 2
Views: 3733

Re: JFK daytip on jetBlue A320 & Delta CRJ-200

Nice report of a somewhat ordinary service! Just out of curiosity and because I do this kind of day trips in another part or the world: You arrived at 9.15am and you left at 5pm. Never been to JFK and never been to NYC either but from what I read and I hear these are busy places. How much time did ...

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by jetblue01
Wed May 06, 2020 9:04 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: JFK daytrip on jetBlue A320 & Delta CRJ-200
Replies: 2
Views: 3733

JFK daytrip on jetBlue A320 & Delta CRJ-200

I ended up having to go to New York City for the day. I was planning on flying DL down and back. When I was looking at flights though, I saw that the morning jetBlue flight was on an A320. The flight is usually on an E190. Two days this week, the flight was an A320 though. When jetBlue first started...

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by jetblue01
Wed May 06, 2020 5:31 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Atlanta on jetBlue A320 & E190
Replies: 6
Views: 6829

Atlanta on jetBlue A320 & E190

I had a long weekend, and was meeting some family in Atlanta. When I was looking at options, there were flights on American, Delta and jetBlue. Some of my family were flying jetBlue, so I decided to meet them in BOS and take the same flight. I was taking an overnight from PHX. I got to the airport a...

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by jetblue01
Sat May 02, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying during Coronavirus on American & Delta
Replies: 13
Views: 6227

Re: Flying during Coronavirus on American & Delta

I guess I hadn't considered that many of the restaurants at even a large airport like LHR will likely be shuttered. Hopefully I don't go hungry. It was really strange seeing the airports like that. Almost all of the restaurants were closed. ORD and DTW had a couple places open. SNA and PHX only had...

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by jetblue01
Fri May 01, 2020 2:29 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying during Coronavirus on American & Delta
Replies: 13
Views: 6227

Re: Flying during Coronavirus on American & Delta

CollegeAviator wrote:
Quite the scene seeing these empty flights during these surreal times. I guessing you had to quarantine after this trip? Thank you for sharing this!


It was pretty crazy to see so many planes, flying so empty.

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by jetblue01
Thu Apr 30, 2020 4:14 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying during Coronavirus on American & Delta
Replies: 13
Views: 6227

Re: Flying during Coronavirus on American & Delta

I'm impressed with the bag that DL provided. Great TR. I'm sure some of those sights at normally-bustling airports like ORD and PHX were eerie. The DL flights were better, AA gave out nothing. It was definitely strange seeing the airports empty. DL only had 9 departures at PHX, the day i was flying.

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by jetblue01
Wed Apr 29, 2020 7:30 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying during Coronavirus on American & Delta
Replies: 13
Views: 6227

Re: Flying during Coronavirus on American & Delta

I'm curious as to why PHX had ATC delays when there were so few flights departing or arriving. I am not sure the exact reason for the delay. AA just said it was due to "ATC delays". I listened to Live ATC, and one controller mentioned an issue with Albuquerque Center. A lot of flights wer...

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by jetblue01
Wed Apr 29, 2020 7:23 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying during Coronavirus on American & Delta
Replies: 13
Views: 6227

Re: Flying during Coronavirus on American & Delta

alecdplotkin wrote:
Were you or others wearing masks?


A lot of people were wearing masks, but on every flight there were many who weren't.

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by jetblue01
Wed Apr 29, 2020 7:21 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying during Coronavirus on American & Delta
Replies: 13
Views: 6227

Re: Flying during Coronavirus on American & Delta

KLASM83 wrote:
Fascinating trip report of these grim times. Many thanks!


They were definitely flights, like none i have ever been on. Hopefully this is behind us soon!

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by jetblue01
Tue Apr 28, 2020 5:48 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying during Coronavirus on American & Delta
Replies: 13
Views: 6227

Flying during Coronavirus on American & Delta

For the past few months during Coronavirus, I have been at home in New York. Something urgent came up, and I ended up having to fly to Phoenix for a few days. I looked at some flights and ended up booking, the two flights on AA. I originally booked a flight, with a connection in Philadelphia for the...

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by jetblue01
Sat Apr 25, 2020 10:29 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Phoenix - New York on American 757 & 737
Replies: 0
Views: 3178

Phoenix - New York on American 757 & 737

At the end of the semester, I was going home for the break. Before I went home for a few weeks, I was going to go to New York City for a few days. When I was looking at flights, I saw AA had a flight to JFK with a connection at SAN. One of the flights was on one of my favorite planes, the 757. This ...

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by jetblue01
Sun Apr 19, 2020 4:48 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Aruba on American A321 & 737
Replies: 0
Views: 3887

Aruba on American A321 & 737

At the end of the summer, I was meeting my family for a week in Aruba. I was coming from PHX. The rest of my family would be going from NY. I was taking a few summer classes, and had my last final the day before I was leaving. I was taking a redeye to CLT, then a flight to AUA. AA has two PHX-CLT re...

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by jetblue01
Sat Apr 04, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: PHX-FLL American & Delta
Replies: 1
Views: 2509

PHX-FLL American & Delta

After taking my last CFI checkride, I was going to Florida for a few days, and then home before I start my job as a flight instructor. I booked this flight because it was scheduled to be a 757 from PHX-CLT. But the night before there was an equipment swap, and they switched it to an A321. American 5...

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by jetblue01
Sun Mar 15, 2020 4:51 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: JetBlue/United mechanical issue & diversion
Replies: 0
Views: 2371

JetBlue/United mechanical issue & diversion

This was a trip that I took a while ago. I had it written up, but never posted it. I was going home for a few days, for Thanksgiving. I had booked myself on JetBlue and United before the semester started. On the day of the flight I got to the airport around 10pm, for my 1159pm departure. JetBlue 136...

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by jetblue01
Sun Feb 16, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: American A330 Philadelphia - Los Angeles & 737-800/A319
Replies: 3
Views: 3501

Re: American A330 Philadelphia - Los Angeles & 737-800/A319

Just a quick question as I am a little confused. You write you started pushback 6 minutes early but you have your Sched Departure time as 1604 and actual as 1621. That would be 17 minutes late. You do realize the published departure time is the pushback time and then there is the off time which is ...

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by jetblue01
Sun Feb 16, 2020 12:45 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: American A330 Philadelphia - Los Angeles & 737-800/A319
Replies: 3
Views: 3501

American A330 Philadelphia - Los Angeles & 737-800/A319

I had some AA miles that I wanted to use, and decided to go home for a few days. I booked it two days before the flight. This trip, would be the first time I flew on an AA A330. I was looking forward to trying out another AA widebody. The only other I had been on, was a 767-300. On the day of the fl...

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by jetblue01
Thu Feb 06, 2020 5:44 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Cartagena, Colombia on Delta & JetBlue
Replies: 4
Views: 4177

Re: Cartagena, Colombia on Delta & JetBlue

[quote="ramprat74"]Is that houses in the background?

Yep, there were houses right near the airport.

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by jetblue01
Thu Feb 06, 2020 5:40 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Cartagena, Colombia on Delta & JetBlue
Replies: 4
Views: 4177

Re: Cartagena, Colombia on Delta & JetBlue

Cointrin330 wrote:
B6's cabins are so dated.


Yes, they are. Especially on the way back up. It had the same TV's on the back of the seats, that B6 has had since the 2000s.

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by jetblue01
Sun Jan 19, 2020 8:53 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Cartagena, Colombia on Delta & JetBlue
Replies: 4
Views: 4177

Cartagena, Colombia on Delta & JetBlue

For the winter break, I was going to Cartagena, Colombia. When we were looking at flights, the options for flights included either a connection in ATL or MIA. Since several people in my family would be flying from JFK, we decided to just fly down the night before. Then the next morning fly nonstop f...

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by jetblue01
Fri Jan 17, 2020 7:47 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Phoenix - Seattle on Delta and Alaska
Replies: 0
Views: 2092

Phoenix - Seattle on Delta and Alaska

I was going to be a little short in qualifying for elite status on DL. I decided to take an extra flight to make sure I qualified. I originally had a flight on another airline, booked to DEN. Then DEN-SEA on DL. My flight ended up being delayed, and I would have missed the DL flight. After calling D...

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by jetblue01
Fri Dec 13, 2019 5:34 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying back to where I started from AA & UA
Replies: 1
Views: 3609

Flying back to where I started from AA & UA

In August I booked my flight home for thanksgiving. I decided to go with AA for the flight out, and UA for the return. I originally booked PHX-SFO-ORD-SYR. A few weeks after booking, there was a schedule change, and I switched to PHX-LAX-CLT-SYR. I was glad I made this change because on the day of t...

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