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by burnsie28
Thu May 24, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018
Replies: 288
Views: 41526

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018

There is no such thing as the 75P anymore as they reverted them back to the 75G.

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by burnsie28
Thu May 24, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to serve Mumbai nonstop in 2019
Replies: 121
Views: 11069

Re: Delta to serve Mumbai nonstop in 2019

Presumably JFK and maybe ATL? Agree on DL needing to stop talking about the ME3. In the celebration at the museum, Ed stated it would be from one of the east coast hubs. I'm assuming it would be JFK or ATL. Much to the dismay of the DTW crowd. DTW is technically further east than ATL. ATL and JFK p...

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by burnsie28
Wed May 23, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SY to refresh all interiors- drop first class
Replies: 45
Views: 6370

Re: SY to refresh all interiors- drop first class

An email that went out to Sun Country flyers. The company will refresh the interiors of all the planes in its fleet by the end of the year. It will have 3 seating options, premium, extra legroom, and economy. First class is dropped. The airline will add in-seat power and wi-fi with free streaming e...

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by burnsie28
Wed May 23, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SY to refresh all interiors- drop first class
Replies: 45
Views: 6370

Re: SY to refresh all interiors- drop first class

jetlanta wrote:
Which part is sad? The In-seat power, wi-fi or free streaming entertainment?


The loss of what Sun Country has been for years and the elevated service they provided. Those parts would have been good additions to their current product.

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by burnsie28
Wed May 23, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SY to refresh all interiors- drop first class
Replies: 45
Views: 6370

SY to refresh all interiors- drop first class

An email that went out to Sun Country flyers. The company will refresh the interiors of all the planes in its fleet by the end of the year. It will have 3 seating options, premium, extra legroom, and economy. First class is dropped. The airline will add in-seat power and wi-fi with free streaming en...

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by burnsie28
Wed May 23, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA2233 declares emergency.
Replies: 53
Views: 13923

Re: AA2233 declares emergency.

I wonder why PBC was not the alternate in the first place. AA serves PBC, but not ACA. Eagle services PBC. Even if mainline served, if say the 738 was never planned there is a possibility that AA doesn't set that up as a diversion for that fleet type. Same way that not all airports are alternates f...

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by burnsie28
Mon May 21, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American A330 domestic routes
Replies: 33
Views: 5742

Re: American A330 domestic routes

https://www.aacargo.com/downloads/sched ... mestic.pdf



That schedule expired a month ago.

For June they only have PHL-LAX-PHL and PHL-SFO-PHL
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Antarius wrote:



That schedule expired a month ago.

For June they only have PHL-LAX-PHL and PHL-SFO-PHL

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by burnsie28
Wed May 16, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will DL or SY order Boeing 737 MAX aircraft?
Replies: 32
Views: 4302

Re: Will DL or SY order Boeing 737 MAX aircraft?

Given that the MAX lost out to the A321NEO in the last DL round, I wouldn't expect it.

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by burnsie28
Mon May 14, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no ME3 airline serve TLV?
Replies: 71
Views: 11031

Re: Why no ME3 airline serve TLV?

None of these countries recognize Israel as a country. The UAE for instance won't allow you into the country if your passport shows you have been to Israel. There is a lot more to it than that, its also one of the biggest reasons for many, many wars over the years. Here is a good basis: http://en.wi...

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by burnsie28
Thu May 10, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018
Replies: 288
Views: 41526

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018

Regarding the 777 mod, it appears that DL loaded the first modified 777 into the schedule starting in July, to be used on DTW-PEK on alternating days with an A350. The internal code for the seat map that shows is D7L and it shows the following layout: 28 Suites (1-2-1), 48 Premium Select (2-4-2), 2...

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by burnsie28
Thu May 10, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT to Audit FAA's Oversight of AA and G4
Replies: 10
Views: 1915

Re: DOT to Audit FAA's Oversight of AA and G4

It could be that both operate fleets of sub M88 variety.

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by burnsie28
Thu May 10, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: University professor claims: Bombardier trying to sell CRJ900 to Iran despite US sanctions
Replies: 65
Views: 8290

Re: Bombardier trying to sell CRJ900 to Iran despite US sanctions

Since the CRJ is a Canadian aircraft, I don't see what the United States government has to say about this. It's a case between Canada and Iran. The Iranians are in need of aircraft and will buy what they can get. If they can't get American planes, they'll buy Canadian or European or maybe even Russ...

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by burnsie28
Wed May 09, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Transiting ORD on AA int. to domestic in 2hrs
Replies: 17
Views: 1520

Re: Transiting ORD on AA int. to domestic in 2hrs

I would download the mobile passport app. It will significantly speed up the process, almost as quick as Global Entry in some cases. With global I have been off the plane, through customs, on the train, through security and my next gate 27 minutes after arrival from NRT. https://mobilepassport.us/ ...

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by burnsie28
Wed May 09, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Transiting ORD on AA int. to domestic in 2hrs
Replies: 17
Views: 1520

Re: Transiting ORD on AA int. to domestic in 2hrs

I would download the mobile passport app. It will significantly speed up the process, almost as quick as Global Entry in some cases. With global I have been off the plane, through customs, on the train, through security and my next gate 27 minutes after arrival from NRT. https://mobilepassport.us/

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by burnsie28
Tue May 08, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA Issues Emergency Order of Suspension for Island Airlines
Replies: 6
Views: 3232

Re: FAA Issues Emergency Order of Suspension for Island Airlines

Funny that their website is "Currently under maintenance"

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by burnsie28
Fri May 04, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Financement of the acquisition of an Aircraft
Replies: 4
Views: 1049

Re: Financement of the acquisition of an Aircraft

Hi everyone, I would like to know in the case of the acquisition of an aircraft (not leased). What is the financing scheme behind this? For let's say an A320 NEO. List price is 110M USD then reality is 55M USD. How many % of equity are usually requested by the banks? What colateral is asked by the ...

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by burnsie28
Fri Apr 27, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Does Short-Haul Business/First Class have a Future?
Replies: 29
Views: 2902

Re: Does Short-Haul Business/First Class have a Future?

In one of the presentations Delta's paid first class load factor is somewhere in the 70%.

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by burnsie28
Thu Apr 26, 2018 11:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Contractor to Delta Literally Ties Woman With MS To Seat
Replies: 90
Views: 9068

Re: Delta Literally Ties Woman With MS To Seat

seahawk wrote:
This story is strange. The article claims that the person is still in the Netherlands, but the pic is taken at AMS and the blanket looks much more like KLM than Delta. So imho at least the photo is faked.


The blankets in the Economy on Delta look like that now too.

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by burnsie28
Thu Apr 26, 2018 12:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Contractor to Delta Literally Ties Woman With MS To Seat
Replies: 90
Views: 9068

Re: Delta Literally Ties Woman With MS To Seat

That's what I was thinking was that it was AMS as it looked like it to me, but the news makes it sound like it happened in Atlanta.

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by burnsie28
Wed Apr 25, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Purchases 25 Additional 737MAX Planes
Replies: 34
Views: 4470

Re: Ryanair Purchases 25 Additional 737MAX Planes

The Max-10 requires a extra flight attendant. The Max5-200 can be worked by three attendants I believe if they only fill 199 seats of the plane. The FR planes are configured with 197 seats. Above 200 you need a attendant, which would cost Ryanair extra personel. I wouldn't expect the Max-10, unless...

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by burnsie28
Wed Apr 25, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Contractor to Delta Literally Ties Woman With MS To Seat
Replies: 90
Views: 9068

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

Looking at the picture, I can't think of anywhere in the Atlanta airport that would be. Any guesses? The tile doesn't look familiar nor the background. At least the son wasn't going off like most people were.

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by burnsie28
Sun Apr 22, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways/Air Italy decline paint job of first A330 into new livery, first 737MAX8 painting revealed
Replies: 76
Views: 20056

Re: Qatar Airways/Air Italy decline paint job of first A330 into new livery, first 737MAX8 painting revealed

Go figure, someone signs off at the company of the rendering and then they reject it. Unless the actual paint job was different then what the airline approved, then they should be paying big time for it.

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by burnsie28
Sat Apr 21, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First NW 747-400 flight
Replies: 34
Views: 5360

Re: First NW 747-400 flight

mmo is correct or close. N661US was delivered and flown to MSP on Jan 26, 1989. Google it. Boeing changed the registration to N661US, and delivered Ship 6301 to Northwest Airlines in December 8, 1989. Ship 6301 joined the Delta fleet when Northwest merged with Delta in 2008. http://www.deltamuseum....

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by burnsie28
Sat Apr 21, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First NW 747-400 flight
Replies: 34
Views: 5360

Re: First NW 747-400 flight

First international flight was, IIRC, NW17 JFK-NRT, 1 June 1989 N661, ship 6301. 6301 wasn't delivered to Northwest until December 8, 1989. mmo is correct or close. N661US was delivered and flown to MSP on Jan 26, 1989. Google it. Boeing changed the registration to N661US, and delivered Ship 6301 t...

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by burnsie28
Fri Apr 20, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First NW 747-400 flight
Replies: 34
Views: 5360

Re: First NW 747-400 flight

mmo wrote:
First international flight was, IIRC, NW17 JFK-NRT, 1 June 1989 N661, ship 6301.


6301 wasn't delivered to Northwest until December 8, 1989.

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by burnsie28
Fri Apr 20, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bathroom cleaning on long haul flights
Replies: 109
Views: 14141

Re: Bathroom cleaning on long haul flights

Delta has some cleaning kits for their long haul routes. Not sure if they have been fully rolled out to all markets yet though.

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by burnsie28
Tue Apr 17, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL in China
Replies: 105
Views: 9729

Re: DL in China

cokepopper wrote:
glaring that JFK is missing.


Much like JFK-NRT was it's likely not going to be that profitable compared to other cities, plus with the already enormous amount of capacity in the market DL is better off using other gateways.

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by burnsie28
Mon Apr 16, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: STR-ATL, MUC-CLT and automotive industry
Replies: 45
Views: 4035

Re: STR-ATL, MUC-CLT and automotive industry

MUC-ATL see's a lot of BMW traffic. I've seen many of them in business class and economy when I've been on the flights before.

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by burnsie28
Sat Apr 14, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hot (Pink) off the press! 3M's new ATR shows herself
Replies: 41
Views: 6588

Re: Hot (Pink) off the press! 3M's new ATR shows herself

Why would they go south for the Delivery flight? Why not something like TLS-EDI-KEF-YQX- some point in US.. seems like this route is going the long way?

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by burnsie28
Wed Mar 28, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The CSeries' middle seat
Replies: 61
Views: 12061

Re: The CSeries' middle seat

Bombardier has certified the C series for a certain payload weight limit and max seating exit limit. Both Bombardier limits allow 6 abreast. BBD did not certify it for six abreast. The max 133 seats in a single class configuration is 2-3 seating. It was not certified for evacuation at six abreast i...

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by burnsie28
Sat Mar 24, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The CSeries' middle seat
Replies: 61
Views: 12061

Re: The CSeries' middle seat

The C series cross section was actually designed for 3-3 using standard A300 9ab seats and an 18inch aisle. It is only 6inchs narrower than the 737 at shoulder height. Max payloads 737-700 - 16505kg 737-800 - 20540kg 737-900 - 20240kg CS100 - 15127kg CS300 - 18711kg You can see Bombardier has paylo...

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by burnsie28
Thu Mar 15, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What’s is Deltas farthest east US route from SLC to a non-hub/ focus city?
Replies: 19
Views: 3326

Re: What’s is Deltas farthest east US route from SLC to a non-hub/ focus city?

Not sure why any of this matters, but BWI, DCA, IAD, FLL, and PHL are all further east and none are focus cities (there's also YYZ which is basically treated as domestic). Mileage wise, there is also TPA and MCO. SLC-CLT 1727 SLC-IAD 1828 SLC-DCA 1852 SLC-BWI 1865 SLC-TPA 1888 SLC-PHL 1927 SLC-MCO ...

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by burnsie28
Tue Mar 13, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018
Replies: 288
Views: 41526

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018

I thought it was the other way around but it must not! The 738 is new cabin and new PTVs right? When the non-Ex-GOL 738's were modded they became the 73H (H+). Once all were completed to the 73H+ they reverted the code back to 738 for all aircraft. The Ex-GOL will go from 73A to 738 once they are m...

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by burnsie28
Tue Mar 13, 2018 1:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018
Replies: 288
Views: 41526

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018

73As (Ex-GOL): 4/4, all have 2Ku WiFi. N774DE – ex-PR-GUW, (entered Apr 7, 2017; finished Jun 21, 2017) – SAL. 2Ku WiFi. N775DE – ex-PR-GXG, (entered Apr 5, 2017; finished Jun 13, 2017) – SAL. 2Ku WiFi. N776DE – ex-PR-GXK, (entered Apr 3, 2017; finished Jun 6, 2017) – SAL. 2Ku WiFi. N377DE – ex-PR-...

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by burnsie28
Wed Mar 07, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant New Route Announcement 03/07
Replies: 58
Views: 7503

Re: Allegiant New Route Announcement 03/07

AVL-DEN seems like it might be difficult with only a 7000 foot runway. The A320 at MTOW requires nearly 6,900 feet at sea level and the A319 7,100. It will depend on their paperwork, config etc but that seems to be pushing it.

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by burnsie28
Mon Mar 05, 2018 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Airline boss says US rivals 'need to grow up' and end the nastiest feud in the airline industry
Replies: 89
Views: 8924

Re: Emirates Airline boss says US rivals 'need to grow up' and end the nastiest feud in the airline industry

If the US3 actually offered a good product, consistency and service then there would not be a need for all this. QATAR offers a far better product than any US3. It is time for them to grow up. Get rid of the horrible employees and remember that it is a service industry. I have no sympathy for the U...

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by burnsie28
Mon Mar 05, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates to remove First Class from 777-200LR's to increase seat capacity
Replies: 63
Views: 3509

Re: EK unveils new B77L configuaration and social area

This is nothing to be proud about IMO. You have almost every other carrier in the world moving to Direct Aisle Access in business class and they continue to do 2x2x2. Plus as others mentioned, that "social area" would be a terrible experience with out open it is for anyone within a couple ...

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by burnsie28
Mon Mar 05, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HNA's financial woes
Replies: 98
Views: 26056

Re: HNA's financial woes

I think they will get away with no paying fuel bills in China for longer. But outside of that, such as the U.S. I bet those fuel companies will cut them off.

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by burnsie28
Mon Feb 26, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next for Denver (2018 version)
Replies: 45
Views: 5870

Re: What's Next for Denver (2018 version)

I've heard KLM has expressed interest in opening AMS-DEN too (seems strange when SLC is close by) Priort to the NW/DL merger I kept hearing rumors that AMS-DEN was high on the list to be served by either KLM A330 or NW A330. Since DL moved to the A concourse (near the FIS), and built a SkyClub, I h...

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by burnsie28
Mon Feb 26, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta CSeries deliveries to begin this year
Replies: 118
Views: 26722

Re: Delta CSeries deliveries to begin this year

For DL there is one other hold up. Rumor is The DL interior group is having problems with the interior configuration. They were never going to be ready for the April deliveries. I don't know any specifics, just heard it around the TOC. Right. They're having issues with the wireless IFE certificatio...

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by burnsie28
Wed Feb 14, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: C919 delivery 2021 at earliest
Replies: 19
Views: 2931

Re: C919 delivery 2021 at earliest

Doesn't see anyones in much of a rush for a Chinese built DC9 ripoff anyway ... so they can probably take their time. This isn't the ARJ, this is a different plane with over 500 orders. The question however is how many of those orders are genuine rather than the Chinese government forcing them to p...

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by burnsie28
Tue Feb 06, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can DL Expand Service from SLC to Mid Level East Coast Cities?
Replies: 27
Views: 3092

Re: Can DL Expand Service from SLC to Mid Level East Coast Cities?

flymco753 wrote:
MIflyer12 wrote:
ElroyJetson wrote:
where they were very explicit that big narrowbodies are cheaper per seat than small narrowbodies
Explains why DTW-SNA is on a 757 now.


It's still showing 737-700

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by burnsie28
Mon Feb 05, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 738 Routes from CLT
Replies: 28
Views: 2980

Re: AA 738 Routes from CLT

For FEB:
BOS, BDL, EWR, JFK, BWI, DCA, PIT, RDU, PBI, FLL, MIA, RSW, ATL, BNA, IND, ORD, MSP, STL, MSY, IAH, SAT, DFW, TUL, MCI, LAS

For MAR:
Same as above except add GCM.

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by burnsie28
Fri Feb 02, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018
Replies: 288
Views: 41526

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018

Any word on when the last 3 73Gs will get mods? How about the small 73A subfleet? I suspect those 3 73G's will get the mods along with 2Ku, but that's pure speculation on my part. For the 73As, I remember hearing the first one will go in for mods in March, but that was some time ago. What are the “...

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by burnsie28
Fri Feb 02, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's an AA 321T or a 319-O?
Replies: 10
Views: 2901

Re: What's an AA 321T or a 319-O?

I believe the 319-O are the over water equipped A319's

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by burnsie28
Thu Feb 01, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Next for Denver (2018 version)
Replies: 45
Views: 5870

Re: What's Next for Denver (2018 version)

It's been some time since we discussed what we thought would be next new destinations to/from Denver? United claims that they will be adding a lot of capacity to the market in the coming quarters (including bringing back the London flight) but does anyone have any interesting ideas of what's next f...

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by burnsie28
Wed Jan 31, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta eyes return to Persian Gulf region after US strikes deal with Qatar
Replies: 84
Views: 14737

Re: Delta eyes return to Persian Gulf region after US strikes deal with Qatar

Um.,Delta has Arabic-speaking FAs..they have had them for a long time now...since the first round of service to CAI and DXB back in the 90s. It’s also funny how you choose to ignore the aspects where the ME3 are worse than others such as 3-4-3 in Y on the 777 while Delta is still keeping its 777s i...

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by burnsie28
Tue Jan 30, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline museums....which airlines have them?
Replies: 31
Views: 3103

Re: Airline museums....which airlines have them?

http://www.nwahistory.org/
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While it wasn't official from NW it was recognized by them. The NWA History Centre. Located not far from MSP:

http://www.nwahistory.org/

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