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by jumbojet
Thu Jun 21, 2018 3:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018
Replies: 364
Views: 50055

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018

N704DK I’ve heard someone mention September. Is that true? I show that there will be 2. N706DN in early September and N864DA later on in the month. 40-60 days a piece in SIN. so, correct me if I'm wrong, but once the first refurbished 777 is cleared by ??? (I forget who does that) do the remaining ...

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by jumbojet
Thu Jun 21, 2018 3:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: THE Problem With United FAs. Even I'm Fuming At This!
Replies: 216
Views: 50752

Re: THE Problem With United FAs. Even I'm Fuming At This!

This blogger, whatever his name is You've been on this forum 15 years... let's not pretend you don't know who Zach Honig is... To me, he definitely comes across as being an over entitled pr%% and a professional instigator.[/quote I have been on this forum for a while too and I check it on a daily b...

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by jumbojet
Thu Jun 21, 2018 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018
Replies: 364
Views: 50055

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018

now that N863DA is back from mods, which 777 goes in next?

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by jumbojet
Thu Jun 21, 2018 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: THE Problem With United FAs. Even I'm Fuming At This!
Replies: 216
Views: 50752

Re: THE Problem With United FAs. Even I'm Fuming At This!

This blogger, whatever his name is You've been on this forum 15 years... let's not pretend you don't know who Zach Honig is... To me, he definitely comes across as being an over entitled pr%% and a professional instigator. Really? You're entitled to your opinion, but I think in his most recent writ...

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by jumbojet
Thu Jun 21, 2018 12:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 950
Views: 326321

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

DL #11, MSN210 online with it's final registation: N511DN https://www.flightradar24.com/N511DN/11b0b262 Delivery flight to Atlanta is online: https://www.flightradar24.com/DAL9940/1cc46d4d I think thats it for a while as far as A350's being assembled for DL goes. Next one, #12, is not for a while :...

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by jumbojet
Wed Jun 20, 2018 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: THE Problem With United FAs. Even I'm Fuming At This!
Replies: 216
Views: 50752

Re: THE Problem With United FAs. Even I'm Fuming At This!

after careful consideration, I actually take the side of the UA employee who came to the rescue of her colleague. This blogger, whatever his name is, got all in the business of the flight attendant, taking pictures of a salad dish in the galley, complaining of not having his orange garnish in his dr...

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by jumbojet
Wed Jun 20, 2018 10:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: THE Problem With United FAs. Even I'm Fuming At This!
Replies: 216
Views: 50752

Re: THE Problem With United FAs. Even I'm Fuming At This!

This article posted on the FT home page does a pretty good job of finding fault with the blogger and coming to the defense of the FA. IT raises some pretty good points, such as: The unhappy Twitter user and possible cabin crew member defended her colleague’s need to eat, reminding the travel writer ...

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by jumbojet
Mon Jun 18, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: THE Problem With United FAs. Even I'm Fuming At This!
Replies: 216
Views: 50752

Re: THE Problem With United FAs. Even I'm Fuming At This!

This obviously doesnt speak of the company as a whole. I'd say that the company has come nearly full circle since Oscar took over. One bad apple shouldn't spell doom and gloom for all the good UA employees out there. Most UA employees I think are exceptional at what they do. I don't agree with a lot...

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by jumbojet
Sun Jun 03, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United seeks to return to JFK
Replies: 184
Views: 22935

Re: United seeks to return to JFK

I could easily see B6 retaliating against United if they try to move back into JFK. B6 MINT out of EWR would definitely be a success and would take a small bite out of UA's EWR clients. In fact, I would love to see B6 fly hourly out of EWR to the likes of LAX and SFO. Not sure if the slots are avai...

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by jumbojet
Sun Jun 03, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United seeks to return to JFK
Replies: 184
Views: 22935

Re: United seeks to return to JFK

I could easily see B6 retaliating against United if they try to move back into JFK. B6 MINT out of EWR would definitely be a success and would take a small bite out of UA's EWR clients. In fact, I would love to see B6 fly hourly out of EWR to the likes of LAX and SFO. Not sure if the slots are avail...

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by jumbojet
Sun Jun 03, 2018 12:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United seeks to return to JFK
Replies: 184
Views: 22935

Re: United seeks to return to JFK

Ask ANY black car driver which is the fastest airport to get to from Manhattan on any given day or time and they will answer EWR 100% of the time. It's the first question I always ask my Uber driver or the black car company I use. In a panic-rush situation they always worry far more about JFK than ...

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by jumbojet
Sun Jun 03, 2018 2:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dog found dead after cross-country DL flight
Replies: 84
Views: 6957

Re: Dog found dead after cross-country DL flight

guess what, pets die on planes all the time even when transported the right way. Its not like this pooch was stuffed someplace he shouldn't have been,

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by jumbojet
Sun Jun 03, 2018 2:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus is considering A350-1000ULR
Replies: 77
Views: 18321

Re: Airbus is considering A350-1000ULR

Thats definitely thinking outside the box. Desperate times calls for desperate measures. I don't see to many airlines putting in playgrounds and fitness centers on planes. Wont work.

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by jumbojet
Sat Jun 02, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United seeks to return to JFK
Replies: 184
Views: 22935

Re: United seeks to return to JFK

Ask ANY black car driver which is the fastest airport to get to from Manhattan on any given day or time and they will answer EWR 100% of the time. It's the first question I always ask my Uber driver or the black car company I use. In a panic-rush situation they always worry far more about JFK than ...

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by jumbojet
Sat Jun 02, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United seeks to return to JFK
Replies: 184
Views: 22935

Re: United seeks to return to JFK

Ask ANY black car driver which is the fastest airport to get to from Manhattan on any given day or time and they will answer EWR 100% of the time. It's the first question I always ask my Uber driver or the black car company I use. In a panic-rush situation they always worry far more about JFK than ...

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by jumbojet
Sat Apr 28, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Pacific market becoming UA's Achilles heel, esp in comparison with AA and DL?
Replies: 76
Views: 12996

Re: The Pacific market becoming UA's Achilles heel, esp in comparison with AA and DL?

The OP has made 188 posts in less than one month on a.net, most of them revealing he is a "fan" of a certain airline that is a competitor of UA. So take that into account with the threads he starts. That said, one quarter out of decades of UA dominance in the Pacific doesn't mean anything...

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by jumbojet
Sat Apr 28, 2018 11:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Family Suing AA Over Death of Passenger
Replies: 256
Views: 18185

Re: Family Suing AA Over Death of Passenger

[ So why are we second-guessing the PIC, again? Because its still very possible that the PIC chose to land at the final destination, for whatever reason, instead of diverting to try and save this ladies life. In a court of law, there is a very good chance that AA definitely has some liability here....

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by jumbojet
Sat Apr 28, 2018 11:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW AIR adding 12-15 destinations in ASIA
Replies: 81
Views: 12574

Re: WOW AIR adding 12-15 destinations in ASIA

Dubai of the north with that terminal and weather? Fat chance. The weather isnt as bad as you think and would be a complete non factor. Plenty of diversions for high winds, hardly an ideal place for a hub. Lack of stands and terminal capacity too. High distance of real alternate airports (if you do...

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by jumbojet
Sat Apr 28, 2018 11:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: An airline for both Koreas?
Replies: 12
Views: 1477

Re: An airline for both Koreas?

Anything else is fruitless fiction, unfortunately. I don't agree with that, although it's not easy. However, if somehow the North Korean people would start opposing the Kim dinasty, it could all be over before you know it. This is actually their biggest fear, a revolution from within the country. T...

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by jumbojet
Sat Apr 28, 2018 11:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Family Suing AA Over Death of Passenger
Replies: 256
Views: 18185

Re: Family Suing AA Over Death of Passenger

[ So why are we second-guessing the PIC, again? Because its still very possible that the PIC chose to land at the final destination, for whatever reason, instead of diverting to try and save this ladies life. In a court of law, there is a very good chance that AA definitely has some liability here....

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by jumbojet
Sat Apr 28, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW AIR adding 12-15 destinations in ASIA
Replies: 81
Views: 12574

Re: WOW AIR adding 12-15 destinations in ASIA

holcakker wrote:
Dubai of the north with that terminal and weather? Fat chance.


The weather isnt as bad as you think and would be a complete non factor.

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by jumbojet
Fri Apr 27, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Pacific market becoming UA's Achilles heel, esp in comparison with AA and DL?
Replies: 76
Views: 12996

Re: The Pacific market becoming UA's Achilles heel, esp in comparison with AA and DL?

Anyone who thinks that AA or DL are catching or caught UA in the Pacific has been breathing too much jet exhaust. DL had a chance but squandered the NW route structure, stayed too long with a hub at NRT, now is playing catch-up to UA. As for AA, they are a distant 3rd to both of the big guys. I rea...

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by jumbojet
Thu Apr 26, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air inaugural flight KEF-DTW today
Replies: 29
Views: 3152

Re: WOW Air inaugural flight KEF-DTW today

Just an interesting bit of operating info for WOW A321 TF-GMA. TF-GMA operated DTW-KEF-AMS today, a route that DL covers 4x daily with 1x A350 and 3x A333 non-stop DTW-AMS: TF-GMA: - 26 Apr 2018 DTW - KEF WW122 dep. 00:50 - arr. 10:50 - 26 Apr 2018 KEF - AMS WW446 dep. 12:00 - arr. 17:25 Wonder how...

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by jumbojet
Thu Apr 26, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Q1 results
Replies: 18
Views: 3448

Re: Southwest Airlines Q1 results

Looks like rasm is flat and expected to drop next quarter. Not good results considering Easter placement this year. I would imagine much of this is due to their ongoing turf war in California with as. Future booking are also down immediately following the passenger fatality. The company said Thursd...

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by jumbojet
Thu Apr 26, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Blue Adds JetSuiteX Code Share
Replies: 15
Views: 1794

Re: Jet Blue Adds JetSuiteX Code Share

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two years ago, LAXintl started this thread. Different from yours but definitely tied together.

JetBlue invests in JetSuiteX

viewtopic.php?t=1346137

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by jumbojet
Thu Apr 26, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Q1 earnings thread
Replies: 1
Views: 1033

Re: American Airlines Q1 earnings thread

The world’s biggest airline American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL) reported a 45% plunge in first-quarter earnings due to higher fuel prices but came in ahead of Street expectations. With revenues climbing by 5.9% to $10.4 billion, the airline behemoth saw a 45.2% dip in earnings to $186 million or $0.3...

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by jumbojet
Thu Apr 26, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines Q1 results
Replies: 18
Views: 3448

Re: Southwest Airlines Q1 results

Looks like rasm is flat and expected to drop next quarter. Not good results considering Easter placement this year. I would imagine much of this is due to their ongoing turf war in California with as. Future booking are also down immediately following the passenger fatality. The company said Thursd...

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by jumbojet
Thu Apr 26, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Contractor to Delta Literally Ties Woman With MS To Seat
Replies: 90
Views: 9125

Re: Contractor to Delta Literally Ties Woman With MS To Seat

When is a DL passenger no longer a DL passenger? She was flown on a DL jet and she was being taken from the plane by DL contractors. This IS and DL issue. Those DL blankets didn’t fall from heaven. They came from the DL plane she was removed from. Has it dawned on you that maybe the lady jacked the...

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by jumbojet
Thu Apr 26, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Contractor to Delta Literally Ties Woman With MS To Seat
Replies: 90
Views: 9125

Re: Contractor to Delta Literally Ties Woman With MS To Seat

[ More details are coming to light, I highly doubt any person would tie another person up with a blanket unless that person or the people traveling with them approved. Most likely scenario is the wheelchair showed up in Amsterdam to transport this woman. for some reason the wheelchair did not have ...

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by jumbojet
Thu Apr 26, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Contractor to Delta Literally Ties Woman With MS To Seat
Replies: 90
Views: 9125

Re: Delta Literally Ties Woman With MS To Seat

The stories that are getting in the news are just laughable. It's Fake News!! People want to blame all their problems on the airlines. Between the oxygen mask placed just over the nose at WN, the apple with Delta and now this crazy story. Passengers need to be responsible for themselves and have a ...

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by jumbojet
Thu Apr 26, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Contractor to Delta Literally Ties Woman With MS To Seat
Replies: 90
Views: 9125

Re: Contractor to Delta Literally Ties Woman With MS To Seat

Even if the airport, or KLM, is the one who employees these so called “red coats”, whose the entity paying for their services? That would be Delta. Therefore, they do hold some responsibility. United didn’t employ the Chicago Airport Police Who bloodied Dr. Dao, and they were deemed responsible. If...

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by jumbojet
Thu Apr 26, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Contractor to Delta Literally Ties Woman With MS To Seat
Replies: 90
Views: 9125

Re: Contractor to Delta Literally Ties Woman With MS To Seat

If we apply the same logic that many applied to UA which is that UA contracted them therefore are responsible can we not say that ultimately DL is responsible for this incident having hired a contractor which is often the lowest bidder? If I read correctly the passenger had deplaned and was being h...

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by jumbojet
Wed Apr 25, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Contractor to Delta Literally Ties Woman With MS To Seat
Replies: 90
Views: 9125

Re: Major Airline (Delta) Literally Ties Woman With MS To Seat

Aren't the wheel chair handlers usually a third party company that handles all airlines' wheel chair passengers? I'm pretty sure they are not employees of Delta Air Lines? In general, I find that customers think that every airport employee they come in contact with is employed by the airline they h...

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by jumbojet
Wed Apr 25, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue to announce new destinations today 4/25
Replies: 133
Views: 18165

Re: JetBlue to announce new destinations today 4/25

So, the JetBlue CEO (and company) flew all the way out to California just to announce this? I would have expected something more grandeur.,

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by jumbojet
Wed Apr 25, 2018 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue to announce new destinations today 4/25
Replies: 133
Views: 18165

Re: JetBlue to announce new destinations today

Super80Fan wrote:
I'd rather hear about a fleet update...


This is JetBlue we're talking about. Not UA/AA. What did you really expect? This is big news for the big Blue

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by jumbojet
Tue Apr 24, 2018 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue First Quarter Results 2018
Replies: 44
Views: 6074

Re: JetBlue First Quarter Results 2018

Also,

Pre-tax income of $110 million, a decrease of 9.2% from the first quarter of 2017.Pre-tax margin of 6.3%, a 1.3 point decrease year over year.

I think $110 mil was UA's pre-tax income as well for Q1-2018.

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by jumbojet
Tue Apr 24, 2018 9:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oscar Munoz rejects bonus, Chairman moves on
Replies: 35
Views: 7551

Re: Oscar Munoz rejects bonus, Chairman moves on

big deal. Maybe he should work on reducing those major setbacks. The guy will still retire a multi-millionaire. UA could give every mileage plus accounts holder a free round trip ticket and you’d find something negative to say about UA. Mods, feel free to quell the trolling at anytime. It contribut...

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by jumbojet
Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Flight 27 ATL-ICN Diverted to MSP
Replies: 10
Views: 2662

Re: DELTA FLIGHT 27 ATL-ICN Diverted to MSP

I'm guessing a medical situation or maybe it was the new policy to not allow apples on board delta flights? The plane, N501DN, arrived only 90 or so minutes late and is flying to DTW in about another 1 hour. What about N502DN, that cancelled on Saturday, was supposed to fly ICN - DTW and it looks li...

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by jumbojet
Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oscar Munoz rejects bonus, Chairman moves on
Replies: 35
Views: 7551

Re: Oscar Munoz rejects bonus, Chairman moves on

big deal. Maybe he should work on reducing those major setbacks. The guy will still retire a multi-millionaire.

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by jumbojet
Mon Apr 23, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Will Enter Basic Economy Market Later This Year
Replies: 25
Views: 3749

Re: Alaska Airlines Will Enter Basic Economy Market Later This Year

https://skift.com/2018/04/23/alaska-earnings/ https://www.seattletimes.com/business/boeing-aerospace/alaska-ekes-out-small-profit-says-merger-with-virgin-on-track/ http://travelisthenewclub.com/alaska-airlines-will-enter-basic-economy-market-later-this-year/ Apologies if this has already been poste...

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by jumbojet
Mon Apr 23, 2018 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN leases slots from AS at LGA/DCA
Replies: 136
Views: 12907

Re: WN leases slots from AS at LGA/DCA

are these slot leases contestable by other airlines that use LGA/DCA?

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by jumbojet
Mon Apr 23, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Jetblue E190 Decision imminent and Europe news?
Replies: 195
Views: 30361

Re: Rumor: Jetblue E190 Decision imminent and Europe news?

There are no plans for B6 to pick up anything larger than the 321 at this point. Perhaps if TATL pans out, the company will start thinking about widebody aircraft, but JetBlue is a conservative airline, and they're not going to introduce TATL service and a widebody aircraft at the same time, especi...

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by jumbojet
Sat Apr 21, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is ATL About To Fall Relative To Other Megahubs?
Replies: 144
Views: 15357

Re: Is ATL About To Fall Relative To Other Megahubs?

How much bigger do you want ATL to be? Currently, it has 207 gates and with the T expansion and the new 10 gate concourse G, it will boost the overall gate capacity by 7%. That will be more than twice as much as DEN. Looks like DFW currently has 165 gates. Looking way ahead into the future, there is...

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by jumbojet
Sat Apr 21, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: New DL flights from MCO
Replies: 71
Views: 11128

Re: Rumor: New DL flights from MCO

Correction to my above post, British Airways, in addition to Norwegian, flies non-stop from FLL to LGW.

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by jumbojet
Sat Apr 21, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Jetblue E190 Decision imminent and Europe news?
Replies: 195
Views: 30361

Re: Rumor: Jetblue E190 Decision imminent and Europe news?

Getting back to the aircraft choice, this would mean that JetBlue would indeed need several A330's. JetBlue owns the FLL market and no doubt would poach from the MIA market, it could really pay off for them in getting some 330's. I can see A330's, or even A350's at jetBlue in the long term, but for...

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by jumbojet
Sat Apr 21, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: New DL flights from MCO
Replies: 71
Views: 11128

Re: Rumor: New DL flights from MCO

DL is crazy not to start FLL to LON like right away. I believe its only Norwegian on those city pairs that's flying nonstop. AA won't do it, MIA is right down I-95 and UA really doesn't have much of a Florida presence. B6 has proven that FLL is a very, very large market that can handle both AA at MI...

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by jumbojet
Sat Apr 21, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Jetblue E190 Decision imminent and Europe news?
Replies: 195
Views: 30361

Re: Rumor: Jetblue E190 Decision imminent and Europe news?

We all keep talking about B6 and JFK/BOS to LON. Well, what about FLL - LON? I think its just outside of the range of the A321LR but the only other airline flying non stop out of FLL is Norwegian. Some facts: B6 has a rather large operation at FLL B6 has been very successful with MINT out of FLL The...

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by jumbojet
Sat Apr 21, 2018 12:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL, 1 fatality
Replies: 720
Views: 117678

Re: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL, 1 fatality

Flight attendants are ultimately responsible for those passengers not wearing the oxygen mask the right way. For starters, those that were caught on camera wearing the mask the wrong way, no one knows whether or not they were or weren't paying attention to the inflight safety briefing/check. Unless ...

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by jumbojet
Fri Apr 20, 2018 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Jetblue E190 Decision imminent and Europe news?
Replies: 195
Views: 30361

Re: Rumor: Jetblue E190 Decision imminent and Europe news?

Itll be tough to compete on a product basis with a A321 vs a 777 or A330 that everyone else will be flying. I know itll be fun and cool that Jetblue will be flying trans-atlantic, potentially, but lets be realistic as to what the product theyll be up against. Like it has been stated above, my emplo...

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by jumbojet
Fri Apr 20, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CRJ Loses Wheel After Takeoff Behind SWA1380
Replies: 50
Views: 10772

Re: CRJ Loses Wheel After Takeoff Behind SWA1380

So after looking at the flightaware page, they made a few 360s after takeoff and then vectored quite a ways to the south instead of holding. Looks like it added an extra 45minutes to an hour to the normal flight time. That's quite a difference. From 3 to 4 hours down to 45 minutes. Why would the OP...

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