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by Cubsrule
Mon Jun 25, 2018 2:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airline crews still funny?
Replies: 39
Views: 4059

Re: Southwest Airline crews still funny?

I've had a couple of funny crews every now and then, usually with a joke added on to their mid-flight announcement or after landing. It's been a while though since I've had a singing crew. Unfortunately many of the crews I've had lately are "business" crews, who are all business and even ...

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by Cubsrule
Sun Jun 24, 2018 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 738 With 737 MAX 8 Safety Cards
Replies: 18
Views: 3258

Re: AA 738 With 737 MAX 8 Safety Cards

I believe WN now has a single safety card for all aircraft, and it operates 737s with two different exit configurations. I’ve often wondered how that’s allowed. I get using the same card if the exit configuration is the same (IIRC, UA uses the same card for the -800 and -900, as everything in the c...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Jun 23, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 738 With 737 MAX 8 Safety Cards
Replies: 18
Views: 3258

Re: AA 738 With 737 MAX 8 Safety Cards

I believe WN now has a single safety card for all aircraft, and it operates 737s with two different exit configurations.

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by Cubsrule
Sat Jun 23, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest Airlines Seattle Focus City?
Replies: 33
Views: 3607

Re: Northwest Airlines Seattle Focus City?

PSU.DTW.SCE wrote:
In the 2000s IND became a focus city operation, that they ultimately pulled down, and then DL built back up.


The operations at MKE and IND in that timeframe were fairly similar, although FL and then WN did more of the building back up at MKE whereas DL has grown more at IND.

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by Cubsrule
Fri Jun 22, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Clearing customs and making connections at major US hubs
Replies: 14
Views: 528

Re: Clearing customs and making connections at major US hubs

If we are talking about AA to AA connections, which seems like it might be the case given the airports listed, JFK is actually worth consideration because of the relative compactness of Terminal 8.

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by Cubsrule
Fri Jun 22, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: MAN introduces passenger drop-off fees.
Replies: 41
Views: 4416

Re: MAN introduces passenger drop-off fees.

DFW's access road can double as a tollway, but it has a unique pricing model to favor people picking up and dropping off over the people just using it as a highway (aka "pass throughs"). If you are in and out in under 8 minutes, it's $4; 8-30 minutes, it's $2; 30-120 minutes, $3. All and ...

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by Cubsrule
Fri Jun 22, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA facing scrutiny for deadly Southwest aircraft
Replies: 21
Views: 4599

Re: FAA facing scrutiny for deadly Southwest aircraft

This was mentioned the day of the PHL incident as a possible outcone of the investigation. With the previous history of WN and non compliance and creating inappropriate relationships with FAA oversight this was almost inevitable. WN needs to grow up in many ways as an airline to have the profession...

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by Cubsrule
Fri Jun 22, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA facing scrutiny for deadly Southwest aircraft
Replies: 21
Views: 4599

Re: FAA facing scrutiny for deadly Southwest aircraft

[twoid][/twoid] This was mentioned the day of the PHL incident as a possible outcone of the investigation. With the previous history of WN and non compliance and creating inappropriate relationships with FAA oversight this was almost inevitable. WN needs to grow up in many ways as an airline to have...

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by Cubsrule
Thu Jun 21, 2018 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to ban pit bulls as service or emotional support
Replies: 74
Views: 6378

Re: Delta to ban pit bulls as service or emotional support

...We took a delay on an AA flight a couple of nights ago for a passenger who did not want to keep her emotional support parrot (no, that's not a typo) in its cage but rather wanted to carry it in her shirt. But much to my surprise, once the gate agent, his supervisor, and the poor commuting WN pil...

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by Cubsrule
Thu Jun 21, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to ban pit bulls as service or emotional support
Replies: 74
Views: 6378

Re: Delta to ban pit bulls as service or emotional support

The concept of « emotional support » should be banned. This is ridiculous. Pitt Bull are the sweetest and nicest dog breed. Delta should ban the owners who train those dogs to be agressive, instead of banning those poor animals. I think a big part of the problem is that folks who utilize emotional ...

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by Cubsrule
Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/17/2018:AA Drops ORD-BIS/BOI/COS/RAP/RNO for Winter or More;SXM Cuts;DY Shuffle;EY Pares JFK-AUH
Replies: 87
Views: 11447

Re: OAG Changes 6/17/2018:AA Drops ORD-BIS/BOI/COS/RAP/RNO for Winter or More;SXM Cuts;DY Shuffle;EY Pares JFK-AUH

cledaybuck wrote:
enilria wrote:
*UA CLE-RSW JAN 0>0.7 FEB 0>0.9

I find it incredible UA flies this but not IAD-RSW.


RSW demand is pretty Midwest (and Germany)-centric. Sort of the opposite of PBI, which skews east coast.

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by Cubsrule
Wed Jun 20, 2018 5:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant's MD80s vs Delta's MD80s
Replies: 30
Views: 5547

Re: Allegiant's MD80s vs Delta's MD80s

All other MD-80 operators had complied with the order, and I believe AA was warned, and chose to ignore the FAA. . Well, if I am remembering the right incident (and I'm a bit hazy, I admit), this was a hypertechnical hose job, plain and simple. The AD came out, and while it said what needed to be d...

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by Cubsrule
Wed Jun 20, 2018 3:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 1282
Views: 72686

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

While I am happy for AUS, take a look at the comparisons between the two cities from the DL S18 thread (http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1396835 using 7/23/18 as flight date). BNA has more flights (41 vs. 27) and more seats (4,515 vs. 3,972). AUS has been space constrained and...

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by Cubsrule
Tue Jun 19, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS announces SMF-KOA
Replies: 51
Views: 4547

Re: AS announces SMF-KOA

More relevant to this post, I think, is the fact that there really aren't that many beach destinations within a similar distance from the west coast. SFO-HNL is essentially the same distance as SFO-CUN. The entire rest of the Caribbean is farther. So for a west coaster looking for a beach within a ...

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by Cubsrule
Tue Jun 19, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS announces SMF-KOA
Replies: 51
Views: 4547

Re: AS announces SMF-KOA

^^^ It amazes me how many people go to Hawaii for vacation. It’s treated as the ‘Holy Grail’ of places to go for so many Americans... I’ve never quite figured this out. It’s not exotic at all. Weather is good, and lots of beaches, sure. But what is the huge draw that fills all these flights day in ...

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by Cubsrule
Mon Jun 18, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What’s Going On With UA at ORD Today ... Air Traffic Control Issues?
Replies: 20
Views: 3374

Re: What’s Going On With UA at ORD Today ... Air Traffic Control Issues?

I don't think Chicago, this season ,has missed one single T-storm complex crossing the Midwest.. It has been a very active late spring/early summer this year. Heck, even PHX had a nasty rain event last week. Houston also has storms today, though it looks like the worst of it is south and east of IA...

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by Cubsrule
Mon Jun 18, 2018 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What’s Going On With UA at ORD Today ... Air Traffic Control Issues?
Replies: 20
Views: 3374

Re: What’s Going On With UA at ORD Today ... Air Traffic Control Issues?

I don't think Chicago, this season ,has missed one single T-storm complex crossing the Midwest.. It has been a very active late spring/early summer this year. Heck, even PHX had a nasty rain event last week. Houston also has storms today, though it looks like the worst of it is south and east of IAH.

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by Cubsrule
Sun Jun 17, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant's MD80s vs Delta's MD80s
Replies: 30
Views: 5547

Re: Allegiant's MD80s vs Delta's MD80s

DL also has some younger MD80s with the applicable upgrades to make them MD88s. DL also has an extremely robust tech ops division. (U)LCCs dont have very hood maintenance track records (G4 engine issues, and WN being fined after that one incident come to mind); although it seems NK has a good maint...

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by Cubsrule
Sun Jun 17, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant's MD80s vs Delta's MD80s
Replies: 30
Views: 5547

Re: Allegiant's MD80s vs Delta's MD80s

DL also has some younger MD80s with the applicable upgrades to make them MD88s. DL also has an extremely robust tech ops division. (U)LCCs dont have very hood maintenance track records (G4 engine issues, and WN being fined after that one incident come to mind); although it seems NK has a good maint...

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by Cubsrule
Sun Jun 17, 2018 2:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 1282
Views: 72686

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

I don’t think YUL is totally out of the question. In the last round of transborder expansion, AC added some secondary cities to YUL (PIT and RDU IINM). BNA is reasonably similar to those markets. Alas, RDU was left out of the YUL expansion and still waiting for something new from AC... It may have ...

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by Cubsrule
Sun Jun 17, 2018 12:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 1282
Views: 72686

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

The other thing I'd like to know is when will WS upgauge BNA-YYZ to mainline permanently. They have been experimenting with some mainline on the route for the summer, but I think it could be permanent. I think it could be permanent too. For a future, oddball new route out of Nashville, I could see ...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Jun 16, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to cut Seattle-Hong Kong, announces Seattle-Osaka
Replies: 278
Views: 24616

Re: Delta to cut Seattle-Hong Kong, announces Seattle-Osaka

Topic title should be corrected. The "replacement route" is Seattle/Kansai, not Seattle/Osaka. The Osaka airport is Itami, ITM (or city code, OSA), which has no international service. KIX is not "Osaka International" (which ITM was until 1994), it is Kansai International. With t...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Jun 16, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 1282
Views: 72686

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

southwest1675 wrote:
I wonder if DL could send a 757 to LAX.


With both AA and WN apparently going to three flights, and having superior hub options for additional connecting options, DL probably needs the frequency more so than gauge.

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by Cubsrule
Sat Jun 09, 2018 10:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 757 Capitals Charter Flight
Replies: 27
Views: 2348

Re: Delta 757 Capitals Charter Flight

The utilization on the 75C flight can, depending on time of year, be pretty low. Sometimes the 75C will wait for a team for several days. This is more obvious at some airports than at others. For instance, when DL needs to park a 75C in Chicago they often put it on a C gate at MDW, where it is easil...

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by Cubsrule
Mon Jun 04, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/3/2018:AA Adds DFW-BUF/DRT/ILM/SRQ,MIA-GSP/TYS;DL LAS-CDG for CES
Replies: 78
Views: 10012

Re: OAG Changes 6/3/2018:AA Adds DFW-BUF/DRT/ILM/SRQ,MIA-GSP/TYS;DL LAS-CDG for CES

Do snowbirds really head to JAX in any significant numbers? I never think of Jacksonville/St. Augustine when I'm thinking warm weather get-a-way. Generally Jacksonville-Daytona gets reliably warm by the end of Feb; so, yes, snowbirds can go later in the season. Sanford is probably a better choice t...

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by Cubsrule
Mon Jun 04, 2018 3:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Status of DL mainline at SHV
Replies: 13
Views: 1553

Re: Status of DL mainline at SHV

High prices have plagued SHV for years. It’s geography doesn’t do it very many favors either. It’s been said up to 50% of passengers leak to other airports if I recall. I believe it. It's too bad, it's a nice little airport, easy to get in/out of. Flights are typically 30-50% cheaper out of DAL, DF...

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by Cubsrule
Sun Jun 03, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/3/2018:AA Adds DFW-BUF/DRT/ILM/SRQ,MIA-GSP/TYS;DL LAS-CDG for CES
Replies: 78
Views: 10012

Re: OAG Changes 6/3/2018:AA Adds DFW-BUF/DRT/ILM/SRQ,MIA-GSP/TYS;DL LAS-CDG for CES

What does TYS/GSO-MIA do to CLT for AA? Not much. A few passengers flying stuff like TYS-CUN or GSO-SJU might shift over but CLT is first and foremost a powerhouse domestic hub and probably second a hub for the big Europe markets, and MIA service doesn’t really affect either of those except insofar...

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by Cubsrule
Sun Jun 03, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/3/2018:AA Adds DFW-BUF/DRT/ILM/SRQ,MIA-GSP/TYS;DL LAS-CDG for CES
Replies: 78
Views: 10012

Re: OAG Changes 6/3/2018:AA Adds DFW-BUF/DRT/ILM/SRQ,MIA-GSP/TYS;DL LAS-CDG for CES

Thanks, as always, enilria. Glad to see Del Rio,TX get service again. After Texas Sky experimented with a DFW-DRT flight and then ended it last year or so, figured they'd never have service again. Hope it sustains. Thanks for your efforts,best part if Sunday (during the NFL offseason). I'll take the...

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by Cubsrule
Sun Jun 03, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: (Why) do US airlines not admit their Business Class passengers into their business lounges?
Replies: 42
Views: 5526

Re: (Why) do US airlines not admit their Business Class passengers into their business lounges?

let me preface this by saying that I've never flown J within Europe. I have done so occasionally in the US. Personally, I only see value in a lounge in a connection situation, and have no use for them in a non-stop flight scenario. It's fair if you don't use them, but should be pretty easy to pictu...

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by Cubsrule
Sun Jun 03, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 1282
Views: 72686

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

Since my employer moved me to AA, and I fly WN on my own dime, how is the gate usage on B? I haven't been in awhile. You have three carriers down there with two or less daily flights, some less than daily. They should be CUTE gates. I suspect it's going to get tight when IAB goes under construction...

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by Cubsrule
Sun Jun 03, 2018 3:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATL Approach Departure Configuration
Replies: 6
Views: 836

Re: ATL Approach Departure Configuration

Some ATL local may be able to tell you when the taxiway around the departure end of 26R went in. Since then, west flow is more efficient and safer and is the preferred calm weather configuration. East flow is most common in IMC conditions and early mornings (redeye and South America arrivals).

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by Cubsrule
Sat Jun 02, 2018 2:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Eastern to launch Shanghai - Pittsburgh charters
Replies: 61
Views: 6203

Re: China Eastern to launch Shanghai - Pittsburgh charters

As far as your seeming offense about Americans being characterized as "insular" and "uncultured", that's really quite a different topic, and has little bearing on the ease of travel as is the point of my post. No offense at all because I've never seen you make comments like that...

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by Cubsrule
Sat Jun 02, 2018 12:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Eastern to launch Shanghai - Pittsburgh charters
Replies: 61
Views: 6203

Re: China Eastern to launch Shanghai - Pittsburgh charters

I can't imagine a more awful way to travel. I like to really experience a place and what is has to offer and dig in to the local culture if I'm going to travel half way around the world - and I certainly hate being shuttled around like cattle. Just me though, I can understand why some people enjoy ...

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by Cubsrule
Fri Jun 01, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The Downgrade of Hawaii Inflight Service
Replies: 42
Views: 5371

Re: The Downgrade of Hawaii Inflight Service

There's a lot of thread about this, but it usually ended up with airline apologist saying 'Big deal!', 'get over it', 'fly hawaiian if you want that crappy airline meal', etc. As someone who doesn't live in the US, it doesn't make any sense at all for me. They should give the same offering with the...

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by Cubsrule
Thu May 31, 2018 10:49 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The Indy 500 ATL-MDW-ORD-ATL on Delta
Replies: 8
Views: 2012

Re: The Indy 500 ATL-MDW-ORD-ATL on Delta

Thanks for the report. Too bad all three races on Sunday were pretty lousy (the last few 500s with the old aero package were much better, and I’ll probably get banned if I post my thoughts on the Kyle Busch parade).

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by Cubsrule
Thu May 31, 2018 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Eastern to launch Shanghai - Pittsburgh charters
Replies: 61
Views: 6203

Re: China Eastern to launch Shanghai - Pittsburgh charters

Sorry, but I would think NYC would be more attractive to the Chinese visitors than PIT. That's a very antiquated point of view the tourist industry doesn't just revolve around huge metropolitan areas. Saying that Pittsburgh is a fun place to visit you or me who can fly there in an hour is a much di...

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by Cubsrule
Thu May 31, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest makes emergency landing after passenger smokes joint
Replies: 48
Views: 4378

Re: Southwest makes emergency landing after passenger smokes joint

The article says only 32 remaining passengers on the plane! That is crazy!! I've never seen a WN flight less than 100 passengers in probably 30-40 WN flights in my life. Sounds like a route that might need an adjustment. Because of the complex aircraft flows, one-off low l/f flights aren't that unc...

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by Cubsrule
Wed May 30, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest ask mother to prove Bi-racial child is her own
Replies: 199
Views: 11805

Re: Southwest ask mother to prove Bi-racial child is her own

Really? Both parents were present. I've flown with my wife (different last name) and my two kids for years and never once has anyone cited "federal law" to tell me that I had to show a birth certificate. Contract of carriage requires an ID for all fliers. I've been asked to produce birth ...

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by Cubsrule
Tue May 29, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The Downgrade of Hawaii Inflight Service
Replies: 42
Views: 5371

Re: The Downgrade of Hawaii Inflight Service

Simply put: how many people spontaneously go to HI? Not many people in my tax bracket. So FF adds to the problem, but in the end probably 90%+ of tickets sold, no matter Y or not, are sold at advance prices. There's just crap margin on these routes. I'm not so sure the margins are that bad, at leas...

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by Cubsrule
Tue May 29, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tupelo Airport Stored Planes
Replies: 13
Views: 2812

Re: Tupelo Airport Stored Planes

On the subject of Tupelo would AA ever start service to DFW like they have other small markets. Toyota has a plant nearby and Toyota US headquarters is in DFW area. Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk Not unless they they bid for the EAS contract. TUP Air service has deteriorated significantly ove...

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by Cubsrule
Mon May 28, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best/Easiest connection on DELTA from Europe to SAN
Replies: 18
Views: 1085

Re: Best/Easiest connection on DELTA from Europe to SAN

I would still opt for LAX due wide choice of flights and low chance of ATC/weather issues. If you really don't want to drive, then fly up. DL has half dozen flights between cities meant specifically for connecting customers. It requires a cab or Uber to Union Station, but Amtrak isn’t a bad option ...

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by Cubsrule
Mon May 28, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best/Easiest connection on DELTA from Europe to SAN
Replies: 18
Views: 1085

Re: Best/Easiest connection on DELTA from Europe to SAN

I would still opt for LAX due wide choice of flights and low chance of ATC/weather issues. If you really don't want to drive, then fly up. DL has half dozen flights between cities meant specifically for connecting customers. It requires a cab or Uber to Union Station, but Amtrak isn’t a bad option ...

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by Cubsrule
Mon May 28, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best/Easiest connection on DELTA from Europe to SAN
Replies: 18
Views: 1085

Re: Best/Easiest connection on DELTA from Europe to SAN

For TATL-SAN, DTW probably involves the fewest steps/shortest distance traveled, as both flights are likely to use mid-A gates. You may lose a few scheduling options but for me that’s a worthwhile trade for the connecting experience.

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by Cubsrule
Sat May 26, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1174
Views: 71051

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

I think if IND gets above 50 departures with some additional p2p flights it will be officially considered a focus city. 1xAUS 1xBDL 1xSAT 2xSLC 2xLAX 1xRSW (Seasonally daily) 1xTPA (Seasonally daily) 1xLAS Would get close to 50, if you add in well timed feeder flights to MEM, JAX, MSY, and MKE whic...

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by Cubsrule
Sat May 26, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 1174
Views: 71051

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

So what do we consider to be a focus city? DL already serves MCO, RSW, MIA and RDU in addition to two international destinations (CUN and CDG). They have to be one of the front runners for the Asia service as well. I think if IND gets above 50 departures with some additional p2p flights it will be ...

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by Cubsrule
Fri May 25, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 1282
Views: 72686

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

Smart move. No one else will wind up in it. Who wound up in it? Southwest: https://www.google.com/search?q=plane+off+taxiway+in+nashville&rls=com.microsoft:en-US:IE-Address&tbm=isch&source=iu&ictx=1&fir=eOWLbMC6S5p5qM%253A%252CGt8IFDxtlki57M%252C_&usg=__NrjJrNg7JiOj-vPlIAdVx...

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by Cubsrule
Thu May 24, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 1282
Views: 72686

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

DL717 wrote:
tys777 wrote:
BNA just posted a video to Facebook about the fill in of the hole.



Smart move. No one else will wind up in it.


Who wound up in it?

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by Cubsrule
Wed May 23, 2018 12:25 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Turnover time / WOW / Us Airports
Replies: 13
Views: 1939

Re: Turnover time / WOW / Us Airports

Apologize, I was a bit lazy on that post. Did the research, it varies from 85 to 115 minutes depending what US airport it is. Pretty quick compared to legacies long haul acft. The WOW business model is definately an interesting smart one. The problem with the business model that WW does not really ...

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by Cubsrule
Tue May 22, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: US Airspace Reallocation
Replies: 11
Views: 1992

Re: US Airspace Reallocation

MDW is class C because the ORD class B covers the most important sectors that need to be protected anyway. The South side of MDW really only needs to be protected by Class C because there's not much else down there. It's also to reinforce that the needs of the ORD Class B are more important than th...

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by Cubsrule
Tue May 22, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's the purpose of this Antonov plane? (AN-124)
Replies: 18
Views: 1973

Re: What's the purpose of this Antonov plane? (AN-124)

I heard in an automotive industry report that the Ford F-150 is so important to Ford that when a supplier's factory and machinery went on fire and halted production very recently they chartered in an Antonov to return the machine to the manufacturer for repair. A couple of money is no obstacle jobs...

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