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by gatibosgru
Thu Aug 16, 2018 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United A321
Replies: 29
Views: 4039

Re: United A321

Just looks like a poor 757 model.

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by gatibosgru
Thu Aug 16, 2018 4:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Planes clipped wings On Ground At O’Hare
Replies: 57
Views: 8985

Re: Planes Collide On Ground At O’Hare

What is the A320 like?

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by gatibosgru
Thu Aug 16, 2018 12:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Planes clipped wings On Ground At O’Hare
Replies: 57
Views: 8985

Re: Planes Collide On Ground At O’Hare

Uhhh, this happens to other carriers as well... Yes it does. But this involves 2 UA birds, so I think it's still a pretty bad day to be UA, even if this happens to others. Meh, they're both narrow bodies and spares can/will be used. Now if we were talking about a 787 or 77W, that would be a sucky d...

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by gatibosgru
Wed Aug 15, 2018 11:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Death of 747-400 Greatly Exaggerated
Replies: 48
Views: 7551

Re: Death of 747-400 Greatly Exaggerated

How many of the ones still flying are PAX? Chances of people actually flying a 744 is getting slimmer, no doubt.

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by gatibosgru
Wed Aug 15, 2018 11:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Planes clipped wings On Ground At O’Hare
Replies: 57
Views: 8985

Re: Planes Collide On Ground At O’Hare

Judge1310 wrote:
gatibosgru wrote:
Bad day to be UA



Uhhh, this happens to other carriers as well...


Yes it does. But this involves 2 UA birds, so I think it's still a pretty bad day to be UA, even if this happens to others.

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by gatibosgru
Wed Aug 15, 2018 11:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Planes clipped wings On Ground At O’Hare
Replies: 57
Views: 8985

Re: Planes Collide On Ground At O’Hare

Bad day to be UA

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D L X wrote:
Some amazing footage here. Warning, it’s lretty intense. The camera person is definitely in fear.

https://digg-com.cdn.ampproject.org/v/d ... wsource=cl


Crazy stuff!

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by gatibosgru
Mon Aug 13, 2018 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM adds more flights to Melbourne, Australia
Replies: 43
Views: 4970

Re: LATAM adds more flights to Melbourne, Australia

Nice to see them adding 789 routes during such tumultuous times!

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by gatibosgru
Mon Aug 13, 2018 11:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First A340-600 In Revised Lufthansa Livery
Replies: 91
Views: 12667

Re: First A340-600 In Revised Lufthansa Livery

Image

Crazy creative. Props to the Marketing team.

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by gatibosgru
Mon Aug 13, 2018 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First A340-600 In Revised Lufthansa Livery
Replies: 91
Views: 12667

Re: First A340-600 In Revised Lufthansa Livery

It is 90% white and a touch of blue lol.

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by gatibosgru
Sat Aug 11, 2018 3:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: QX employee steals and crashes Q400 near SEA
Replies: 682
Views: 86870

Re: AS Employee steals Q400 at SeaTac

So he's the only person on board?

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by gatibosgru
Fri Aug 10, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Report: 'Emirates' - best carrier among the American travellers
Replies: 32
Views: 3174

Re: Report: 'Emirates' - best carrier among the American travellers

Can't even share a freaking article here without the condescending/cynical army coming down.

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by gatibosgru
Thu Aug 02, 2018 4:48 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Pax Traffic Stats for Top Airports Worldwide in H1 2018: DEL breaking into Top 10, LAX overtaking HND
Replies: 36
Views: 5052

Re: Pax Traffic Stats for Top Airports Worldwide in H1 2018: DEL breaking into Top 10, LAX overtaking HND

downdata wrote:
Where is Atlanta and why are there so many passengers? Is it due to the lack of altenrative airfields over there vs. other more populous states / cities?


Delta

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by gatibosgru
Thu Aug 02, 2018 3:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces special NRT-LAS flights
Replies: 39
Views: 6948

Re: AA announces special NRT-LAS flights

I'm shocked there isn't a regularly scheduled nonstop between LAS and TYO. I've seen many Japanese tourists in Vegas. You must distinguish Japanese out from Korean and Chinese. Being a frequent Chinese visitor to Las Vegas I have always encountered roughly 70% Chinese (origin wise, including Southe...

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by gatibosgru
Thu Aug 02, 2018 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroméxico E190 Accident in Durango July 31
Replies: 252
Views: 45960

Re: Aeroméxico E190 Accident in Durango July 31

Some interesting comments: >>David Gleave, a U.K.-based crash investigator and air safety consultant, said the absence of fatalities reflected the relatively low speed of the impact, as well as decades of work in improving aircraft design. “It’s not a miracle,” he said. “This is a design-based acci...

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by gatibosgru
Thu Aug 02, 2018 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Caraibes A350 3-4-3 in Y
Replies: 37
Views: 5727

Re: Air Caraibes A350 3-4-3 in Y

Doesn't look very pleasant. Thankfully this is an odd-ball... for now :devil:

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by gatibosgru
Wed Aug 01, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces special NRT-LAS flights
Replies: 39
Views: 6948

Re: AA announces special NRT-LAS flights

I'm shocked there isn't a regularly scheduled nonstop between LAS and TYO. I've seen many Japanese tourists in Vegas.

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by gatibosgru
Wed Aug 01, 2018 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hi Fly A380 operations thread 2018
Replies: 237
Views: 22423

Re: HiFly takes delivery of first A380

Are there any pix of the Y cabin? Yes, HiFly posted a lot of pictures on their Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.232836073947521.1073741831.158873338010462 And apart from the logo's it's exactly the same interior as a Singapore Airlines A380, so no surprises. Thank you! I expected...

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by gatibosgru
Wed Aug 01, 2018 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hi Fly A380 operations thread 2018
Replies: 237
Views: 22423

Re: HiFly takes delivery of first A380

Are there any pix of the Y cabin?

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by gatibosgru
Wed Aug 01, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gay couple allegedly bumped for straight couple...
Replies: 344
Views: 26567

Re: Gay couple allegedly bumped for straight couple...

Spare us all from the stereotyping. If someone makes a complaint, then they're "hyper sensitive." This is a tactic of bigots everywhere. I'm not saying you're a bigot, but mind your dog whistles. Also, the gay couple informed the FA they were also a couple as well, to no avail. If it turn...

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by gatibosgru
Tue Jul 31, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroméxico E190 Accident in Durango July 31
Replies: 252
Views: 45960

Re: Aeroméxico E190 Accident in Durango July 31

If everyone made it out safe it's great news.

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by gatibosgru
Thu Jul 26, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dua Lipa Criticizes United Flight Attendant on Twitter Over Response to Sister's Nut Allergy
Replies: 168
Views: 11190

Re: Dua Lipa Criticizes United Flight Attendant on Twitter Over Response to Sister's Nut Allergy

Before all the "why do we care?" comments, she's one of the biggest pop artist at the moment and is sure to get some attention, so I thought it was worth posting. And for those who do know follow pop culture, she's a pop singer with multiple top 10 hits in the last 2 years. She is NOT one...

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by gatibosgru
Wed Oct 18, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad 787-9 possible new routes
Replies: 17
Views: 2496

Re: Etihad 787-9 possible new routes

I am biased, but I always expected to see EY at Logan, but not sure there's room for the ME3 + TK here. The 789 would be the perfect aircraft for it though.

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by gatibosgru
Wed Oct 18, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta: International Main Cabin dining reinvented
Replies: 60
Views: 8271

Re: Delta: International Main Cabin dining reinvented

CRMCPILOT31 wrote:
Why not make it an electronic menu using the PTVs instead of wasting paper and people damaging those menu cards.......


Now this would be an even better approach. I believe all DLs long haul aircrafts have PTVs, no?

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by gatibosgru
Wed Oct 18, 2017 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian and JetBlue Codeshare?
Replies: 7
Views: 1208

Re: Norwegian and JetBlue Codeshare?

Would offer great connections from BOS/JFK/FLL/MCO and others. Would greatly benefit Norwegian pax!

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by gatibosgru
Wed Oct 18, 2017 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta: International Main Cabin dining reinvented
Replies: 60
Views: 8271

Re: Delta: International Main Cabin dining reinvented

Cynicism aside, props to DL for thinking of us poor Y folk. Might not be the most groundbreaking change, but anything added to Y is a nice surprise.

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by gatibosgru
Tue Oct 17, 2017 11:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A350 Media Day
Replies: 83
Views: 12875

Re: Delta A350 Media Day

LAXLHR wrote:
Varsity1 wrote:
I really dislike the blue Delta uses on economy seats. It could be the worst shade possible.



It's that cheap AMERICAN look, to make the y passengers feel like peasants.


I know what you meant, but this made me lol :bigthumbsup:

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by gatibosgru
Tue Oct 17, 2017 10:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A350 Media Day
Replies: 83
Views: 12875

Re: Delta A350 Media Day

Varsity1 wrote:
I really dislike the blue Delta uses on economy seats. It could be the worst shade possible.


I have to agree. It looks so off on the beautiful A350 cabin. They should have kept the same blue as is on Delta One, but I understand why there's a distinction.

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by gatibosgru
Tue Oct 17, 2017 9:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM Brasil eyes LIS and BOS in 2018
Replies: 41
Views: 4932

Re: LATAM Brasil eyes LIS and BOS in 2018

All I've ever wanted in life was a BOS-GRU flight (hence my username). But I think any aircraft they bring would be too much. I guess maybe a 763 could do it? My guess is 4 weekly 767. That's only 92000 seats a year. Add in AA frequent flier base, B6 interline, connections to deep South America, an...

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by gatibosgru
Tue Oct 17, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2017
Replies: 1559
Views: 172425

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

Wow, truly a treat that we get GRU -BOS. It'll be nice saying goodbye to AA951 and not having to connect through JFK!

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by gatibosgru
Tue Oct 17, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM Brasil eyes LIS and BOS in 2018
Replies: 41
Views: 4932

Re: LATAM Brasil eyes LIS and BOS in 2018

All I've ever wanted in life was a BOS-GRU flight (hence my username). But I think any aircraft they bring would be too much. I guess maybe a 763 could do it?

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by gatibosgru
Mon Oct 16, 2017 10:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Evelop A350 to feature 432 seats
Replies: 20
Views: 6165

Re: Evelop A350 to feature 432 seats

That is a lot of people on a A350.

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by gatibosgru
Wed Oct 11, 2017 8:07 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How long will it take for Delta Air Lines to catch up with American Airlines?
Replies: 29
Views: 5346

Re: How long will it take for Delta Air Line to catch up with American Airlines?

klm617 wrote:
gunnerman wrote:
Let me state a fact: bigger often means worse customer service. Trying to be the biggest when you are already huge is more to do with ego than sound business decision making.



It doesn't get much worse than Delta as far as the legacies go.


You must not fly UA/AA often then.

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by gatibosgru
Wed Oct 11, 2017 7:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM Brasil to fly to Rome
Replies: 9
Views: 2171

Re: LATAM Brasil to fly to Rome

phbfa wrote:
gatibosgru wrote:
Is AZ daily to GRU? Nice to see this on JJ metal again!


I believe JJ never served Rome before, the "new" Varig did.


You're absolutely right, my apologies! JJ only operates MXP, RG was the one that flew to FCO.

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by gatibosgru
Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM Brasil to fly to Rome
Replies: 9
Views: 2171

Re: LATAM Brasil to fly to Rome

Is AZ daily to GRU? Nice to see this on JJ metal again!

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by gatibosgru
Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: airBaltic grounds CSeries fleet
Replies: 37
Views: 13229

Re: airBaltic grounds CSeries fleet

Pratt is not having a great year

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by gatibosgru
Sat Oct 07, 2017 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: And now......main line fights back, taking on LCCs
Replies: 25
Views: 8458

Re: And now......main line fights back, taking on LCCs

That's pretty great, wish I had gotten one of those VR boxed from KL!

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by gatibosgru
Fri Oct 06, 2017 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: LATAM to return to SFO
Replies: 40
Views: 6247

Re: Rumour: LATAM to return to SFO

AA serves GRU-LAX almost daily. Nonstops drive premium yields. GRU-SFO is by far the largest market between US and Brazil that has no nonstop service. There is a mix of financial services and tech traffic that will use a nonstop and pay extra for it. What are you basing the assertion that SFO is by...

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by gatibosgru
Fri Oct 06, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - 2016-2017 (Part 17)
Replies: 4438
Views: 1519122

Re: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17

When is the first A35J supposed to be delivered? Is QR still the launch customer?

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by gatibosgru
Sun Oct 01, 2017 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN 7M8 First Day Routings October 1st
Replies: 63
Views: 13343

Re: WN 7M8 First Day Routings October 1st

Congrats to WN and the MAX program!

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by gatibosgru
Fri Sep 29, 2017 7:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Dept of Commerce backs Boeing in dispute with Bombardier
Replies: 1424
Views: 96879

Re: Boeing targets Bombardier for “price dumping” CSeries

I feel sorry for Bombardier. Its pretty standard practice for any new manufacturer to offer extreme discounts to break into a new market. Once you build up a customer base and a good reputation then you can increase prices and make a profit. I'm Australian and our government would not do something ...

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by gatibosgru
Fri Sep 29, 2017 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Dept of Commerce backs Boeing in dispute with Bombardier
Replies: 1424
Views: 96879

Re: Boeing targets Bombardier for “price dumping” CSeries

130 739Er orders over last few years is not chicken feed What???? Have you not seen the huge 737-900 order by delta that has already statersd being delivered? Both of you are making the same mistake. The initial order for 100 aircraft was 6 years ago. 6 years! Let's stop pretending like it was yest...

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by gatibosgru
Fri Sep 29, 2017 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA finally admits that Basic Economy is nothing more than a fare increase.
Replies: 120
Views: 15631

Re: AA finally admits that Basic Economy is nothing more than a fare increase.

The idea that the airlines should always have been charging you for a carryon is ridiculous and it IS NOT what consumers "have always wanted." Yes, it is. Every single consumer who purchases a ticket on Allegiant, Frontier or Spirit - and I'm sure that hundreds if not thousands have in li...

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by gatibosgru
Fri Sep 29, 2017 2:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA finally admits that Basic Economy is nothing more than a fare increase.
Replies: 120
Views: 15631

Re: AA finally admits that Basic Economy is nothing more than a fare increase.

Super80Fan wrote:
I booked a flight on AA today, LGA-CLT-DAB. The basic economy fare was $100. The main cabin fare was $101. I laughed.


Found the same on UA from BOS-FLL. $2 difference which was pretty comical.

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by gatibosgru
Thu Sep 28, 2017 6:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta announces free inflight texting worldwide
Replies: 41
Views: 5565

Re: Delta announces free inflight texting worldwide

Indy wrote:
Apparently if your phone sucks like mine (Moto X Pure), you won't be texting with WiFi :-( I guess your phone has to support WiFi calling.


Moto X Pure is a great phone, I miss mine dearly! But as others have stated, iMessage is one of multiple other services supported.

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by gatibosgru
Thu Sep 28, 2017 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of Brazil-Northeast international routes
Replies: 13
Views: 1958

Re: Future of Brazil-Northeast international routes

globalcabotage wrote:
If AA can’t make it work from MIA, forget about any other US route, even NYC.


FLL has big potential too, as does MCO.

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