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by burnsie28
Fri Jan 04, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Moxy's hubs?
Replies: 130
Views: 16926

Re: Moxy's hubs?

I think Moxy is going to fly more like Frontier.

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by burnsie28
Thu Jan 03, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue and Moxy Confirm A220 order
Replies: 58
Views: 13617

Re: Jetblue and Moxy Confirm A220 order

The means 477 in the backlog and explains the recent investments in ramping up production. At current production rates, they are booked for .. 15 yrs? Not really feasible. So they made promises to Moxy & Jetblue and who knows. The clock it ticking.. https://www.mro-network.com/sites/mro-network...

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by burnsie28
Mon Dec 24, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL BCS1 99XX Flights
Replies: 16
Views: 3323

Re: DL BCS1 99XX Flights

paullam wrote:
Wouldn't they carry passengers anyway like other airlines use to do it? BA's A380 flights to FRA or AY's A350 flights within Europe come to mind.


These are proving runs, DL is not authorized to carry passengers with the A220 yet as they have not received FAA certification.

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by burnsie28
Wed Dec 19, 2018 4:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus to use Concourse C at MSP?
Replies: 26
Views: 2784

Re: Aer Lingus to use Concourse C at MSP?

Huh? While I am also surprised that Aer Lingus will go to Concourse C, 757s have been parking the for decades. America West, Northwest, and later Delta of course, have all done it. There are likely dozens of photos of 757s in the line up on A.net taken from the observation deck. Seen it many times ...

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by burnsie28
Tue Dec 18, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SkyWest to sell ExpressJet
Replies: 67
Views: 9815

Re: SkyWest to sell ExpressJet

They will be the E175SC’s. (70 seat config to skirt the UA scope limits) And by “skirt” you mean “comply with,” correct? It was negotiated and agreed upon by both sides, remember? I don’t mean it in a nefarious way. UA is at the limit of 76 seaters, so a 76 seat airplane with 6 seats removed is mos...

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by burnsie28
Tue Dec 18, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SkyWest to sell ExpressJet
Replies: 67
Views: 9815

Re: SkyWest to sell ExpressJet

Rumor is that the Mesa 175 contracts that are set to expire will not be renewed and aircraft will be moved to ExpressJet. Perhaps, but not yet. The 25 175SC's going to XJT now, would be replacing 25 CR7's, so either OO, YV or G7 have to lose airplanes. I'd put money on G7, but that's just a guess. ...

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by burnsie28
Tue Dec 18, 2018 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American at ORD--Upgauging and Expansion (or Lack Thereof)
Replies: 13
Views: 2545

Re: American at ORD--Upgauging and Expansion (or Lack Thereof)

One city I hope AA starts is DLH. UA just upgraded one of its flights to mainline. UA is mostly doing that because they have an MRO vendor there and they’re also a bit squeezed for RON space at O’Hare. Interesting given that hangar used to be the NW Airbus heavy maintenance base which is why NW fle...

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by burnsie28
Thu Dec 13, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brazil: Foreign Ownership Limit of Airlines Eliminated
Replies: 42
Views: 4807

Re: Brazil: Foreign Ownership Limit of Airlines Eliminated

This is a massive opportunity for an airline to come in build another area of their network, can see an US carrier being interested, having the Brazil-US market monopoly.... Given how poor the Brazilian economy is with seemingly no light at the end of the tunnel, I doubt they are interested. Seems ...

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by burnsie28
Thu Dec 13, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA adds FCA, Double Daily DFWMAD/CDG, return to YHZ, 787 to ANC plus more
Replies: 105
Views: 13358

Re: AA adds FCA, Double Daily DFWMAD/CDG, return to YHZ, 787 to ANC plus more

ericm2031 wrote:
With SBP/STS-DFW going to be on the E175, I hope they switch SBA/MRY/BFL to the E175 from the awful CR9.

I also wonder if this also means the return of MQ flying to CA


I flew DFW-SBA last May on the 319. Well oversold.

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by burnsie28
Thu Dec 13, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA adds FCA, Double Daily DFWMAD/CDG, return to YHZ, 787 to ANC plus more
Replies: 105
Views: 13358

Re: AA adds FCA, Double Daily DFWMAD/CDG, return to YHZ, 787 to ANC plus more

Out of all of these flights only two are on mainline- LGA-JAC (A319) and PHX-RDU (A320) the majority are E175's with a couple CR7's mixed in.

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by burnsie28
Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta’s new A220 narrowbody coming on sale for January debut
Replies: 158
Views: 26914

Re: Delta’s new A220 narrowbody coming on sale for January debut

I get that it’s a new plane to North America and that’s really cool! But why the excitement about this plane from a customer experience standpoint? Nobody seems overly sad about 2-3 seating on md-80(90) going away? First class on the delta a220 has 36” pitch. For reference, the maligned aa 737-MAX8...

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by burnsie28
Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta’s new A220 narrowbody coming on sale for January debut
Replies: 158
Views: 26914

Re: Delta’s new A220 narrowbody coming on sale for January debut

Hey Burnsie, :) It’s 36” https://www.seatguru.com/airlines/Delta_Airlines/Delta_Airlines_DL_Airbus_A220-100.php# Ed Says 31”, but take a look at nearly any Delta narrowbody on seatguru, most aircraft (including airbus retrofits) have a few rows of 30” pitch. 31” pitch is a “standard” that’s trying ...

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by burnsie28
Tue Dec 11, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta’s new A220 narrowbody coming on sale for January debut
Replies: 158
Views: 26914

Re: Delta’s new A220 narrowbody coming on sale for January debut

I get that it’s a new plane to North America and that’s really cool! But why the excitement about this plane from a customer experience standpoint? Nobody seems overly sad about 2-3 seating on md-80(90) going away? First class on the delta a220 has 36” pitch. For reference, the maligned aa 737-MAX8...

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by burnsie28
Thu Dec 06, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US3 Hub Connection Flow vs Local Enplanement stats
Replies: 21
Views: 4272

Re: US3 Hub Connection Flow vs Local Enplanement stats

What do you mean, so low? DTW, MSP and SLC are all in the top 10. Why are they consistently high would be a better question. I see klm617 took your bait. Given that there are only about 18 hubs in the country in total... That % of connecting traffic compared to overall passenger numbers actually sp...

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by burnsie28
Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN-DL lawsuit takes turn, other airlines could enter DAL
Replies: 85
Views: 11136

Re: WN-DL lawsuit takes turn, other airlines could enter DAL

City of Dallas will seek other carriers to utilize the 2 gates currently in use by AS at DAL if DL does not add flights out of these 2 gates. Considering that DL originally wanted to serve DAL from MSP, DTW, LGA and I think SLC, I don't think they would have a hard time filling flights for those tw...

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by burnsie28
Tue Nov 27, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US3 Hub Connection Flow vs Local Enplanement stats
Replies: 21
Views: 4272

Re: US3 Hub Connection Flow vs Local Enplanement stats

Curious that all of DL's mid continent hubs are so low. What do you mean, so low? DTW, MSP and SLC are all in the top 10. Why are they consistently high would be a better question. I see klm617 took your bait. Given that there are only about 18 hubs in the country in total... That % of connecting t...

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by burnsie28
Mon Nov 12, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why has AA just kept holding onto their MD80's?
Replies: 109
Views: 16634

Re: Why has AA just kept holding onto their MD80's?

The three big MD-80 operators are all retiring their aircraft in favour of newer, more fuel efficient aircraft. American, Allegiant, and Delta are all looking to retire their fleet of MD-80s by the end of 2019. The three airlines are currently still operating 34, 25, and 98 aircraft respectively. h...

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by burnsie28
Mon Nov 12, 2018 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL adds ATL-BUR EFF JULY 8, 2019
Replies: 62
Views: 7478

DL adds ATL-BUR EFF JULY 8, 2019

Delta is adding ATL-BUR 2x daily using 737-700 aircraft.

http://news.delta.com/delta-adds-atlanta-burbank-service-connecting-hollywood-atlanta-s-booming-film-production-industry

ATL-BUR
08:50-10:27
19:15-20:52

BUR-ATL
1115-1858
2145-0528 +1

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by burnsie28
Sun Nov 11, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why has AA just kept holding onto their MD80's?
Replies: 109
Views: 16634

Re: Why has AA just kept holding onto their MD80's?

jagraham wrote:
Finally, Pratt dropped support of the JT8D. That was the death knell for the MD80. AA and DL will park them all by the end of next year.


Delta's will not all be parked by the end of next year.

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by burnsie28
Sat Nov 10, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: European destinations no longer served by DL
Replies: 59
Views: 7791

Re: European destinations no longer served by DL

This is misleading and inaccurate. Disagree completely. This is not misleading other than perhaps Norwegian which is actually multiple airlines. Either way, it is not "inaccurate" - especially as the graph is expressly by airline. The US majors fly from many ports in the US to many ports ...

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by burnsie28
Wed Nov 07, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR prior to UA and CO merger
Replies: 48
Views: 4968

Re: EWR prior to UA and CO merger

Using summer high seasons: Airlines in June 2008: 9W, A0, AA, AC, AF, AI, AS, AZ, B6, BA, CO, DL, FL, LH, LO, LY, MH, NW, PD, QR, SK, SQ, TP, UA, UH, US, VS, WS, XP, YX- TOTAL- 30 Airlines Airlines in June 2018: 7Q, AA, AC, AI, AS, AV, B0, B6, CA, CX, DL, DY, EI, EK, ET, FI, G4, LH, LO, LY, NK, OS, ...

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by burnsie28
Wed Nov 07, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CRAIC CR929 discussion thread
Replies: 523
Views: 48048

Re: China, Russia unveil Widebody to compete with Airbus, Boeing

Delta operates a few Chinese built MD90's. Granted, Boeing, Airbus, and McDonnell douglas were responsible for the overall design. Historically Russian and Chinese designed planes are filled with problems, even the SSJ with help from so many foreign entities has problems. Per usual for something out...

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by burnsie28
Wed Nov 07, 2018 8:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian A330 HNL-FCO
Replies: 70
Views: 18217

Re: Hawaiian A330 HNL-FCO

FA9295 wrote:
Very interesting flight. Didn't know the A330-200 could fly that far, even with an empty cabin...

It's obviously a charter flight of some sort...


Delta flew an empty A330-200 nonstop SIN-ATL on May 26, 2013.

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by burnsie28
Sun Oct 28, 2018 9:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight canceled for commercial reasons?
Replies: 31
Views: 5792

Re: Flight canceled for commercial reasons?

I've seen it happen in the US. It was a flight that had 0 outbound pax and 0 return pax, so no sense on operating it.

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by burnsie28
Sun Oct 28, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 737 Winglet Retrofit
Replies: 28
Views: 7881

Re: Delta 737 Winglet Retrofit

All of Delta's current B737-900ER's are all being delivered with Split Scimitar winglets, do we know when the -700's and -800's will be retrofitted with then or are they going to be retrofitted at all? They are not being delivered with the split scimitar. The split scimitar is an aftermarket produc...

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by burnsie28
Sat Oct 27, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Takes Delivery Of First Airbus A220-100
Replies: 82
Views: 19112

Re: Delta Takes Delivery Of First Airbus A220-100

seabosdca wrote:
Does anyone know whether the BCS1/CS1 and BCS3/CS3 codes (ICAO/IATA) will change to A221/221 and A223/223? None of the latter are taken. (Although A225 is taken, by an aircraft just a wee bit bigger than a stretched A220.)


IATA still has to vote on the changes.

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by burnsie28
Mon Oct 22, 2018 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta proposes MSP-PVG
Replies: 111
Views: 11636

Re: Delta proposes MSP-PVG

Seems that a lot of these people commenting on this thread fail to recognize how many fortune 500 companies are in Minnesota. There are 19 Fortune 500 companies headquartered in MN compared to 17 in Georgia and 17 in Michigan.

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by burnsie28
Fri Oct 19, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta adds ATL-ONT
Replies: 40
Views: 4735

Re: Delta adds ATL-ONT starting April

Certainly not going for INTL connections given that the first flight arrives at 6:30pm.

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by burnsie28
Fri Oct 19, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta adds ATL-ONT
Replies: 40
Views: 4735

Delta adds ATL-ONT starting April

Starts April 22nd, will go 2x on June 9. Operated with 737-900.

http://news.delta.com/delta-expands-global-flight-network-ontario-international-airport

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by burnsie28
Fri Oct 19, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta MCO-GRU ending?
Replies: 86
Views: 10336

Re: Delta MCO-GRU ending?

DL makes schedule changes tonight, there is nothing to say they couldn't remove it DTW-GRU has now been removed. When does it end? It's still on delta.com in April. It's not, it just that DTW-GRU isn't daily and is flown only a few days of the week. He's probably just looking at a date it wasn't op...

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by burnsie28
Fri Oct 19, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta MCO-GRU ending?
Replies: 86
Views: 10336

Re: Delta MCO-GRU ending?

xdlx wrote:
As long as the frame moves to open MCOCDG ......


Outside stations other than major cities/hubs generally only see either AMS or CDG. So as long as AMS is flying I doubt you'll see CDG in the near future.

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by burnsie28
Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interior pics of Delta's first A220-100
Replies: 84
Views: 21114

Re: Interior pics of Delta's first A220-100

That is one really nice interior. :cloudnine: I thought these planes were going to have the special tablets as the main IFE? Looks like they have the exact same in-seat PTVs as the majority of the fleet based off of those images. The IFE here is GoGo vision touch - exactly what you described. It's ...

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by burnsie28
Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines with both, NG/CEO and MAX/NEO on order? Why don't they convert their oders?
Replies: 3
Views: 842

Re: Airlines with CEO and MAX/NEO on order?

A lot of it is availability too. The CEO could be produced now where as the NEO may have a backlog or limited in the amount of output capacity. Also there is a newer version of the NEO that removes doors, has the airbus airspace etc. Sometimes things like that they will wait on especially when you c...

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by burnsie28
Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:59 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: U.S. Exit row regulations
Replies: 23
Views: 1991

Re: U.S. Exit row regulations

gatibosgru wrote:
I cannot remember consistently as I don't usually fly exit rows, but on my last DL flight they said no bags stowed under the seat on the emergency exit rows.


There is no such Delta policy, if the exit row are bulkheads then it follows that same regulations.

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by burnsie28
Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A few Delta fleet questions.
Replies: 135
Views: 12897

Re: A few Delta fleet questions.

Hello all, I’m curious about two things. Forgive me if these have been discussed in other forums. 1. Deltas A350 fleet will surpass the size of the 777 fleet before too long. I occasionally see the 777 on the ATL-LAX route. Not sure if there are any other domestic 777 routes for DL, but I wonder, D...

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by burnsie28
Sat Oct 06, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS Subsidiary Will Perform Ground Handling for All Airlines at PAE
Replies: 74
Views: 6379

Re: AS Subsidiary Will Perform Ground Handling for All Airlines at PAE

Forcing airlines to be handled by a competitor is new ground for the USA. Self-handling is an option at every airport I know of in the USA except HPN, but the handler is not owned by an airline. I'd rather see these positions go to a vendor that is a wholly-owned subsidiary of an airline such as Mc...

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by burnsie28
Tue Oct 02, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA DFW-KEF 2019..
Replies: 16
Views: 3784

Re: AA DFW-KEF 2019..

mikejepp wrote:
Any chance AA could start an additional KEF flight from the east coast? DFW is quite the backtrack for a lot of the US population.

Could, say PHL-KEF, be done with an A321neo?


Easy considering WOW already does KEF-BWI with a CEO.

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by burnsie28
Tue Oct 02, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Airline Pilots Bidding Down to Smaller Aircraft
Replies: 57
Views: 9038

Re: Airline Pilots Bidding Down to Smaller Aircraft

I know a guy who has the seniority to hold left seat on A330 but continues to bid right seat on E90 so he can sleep in his own bed almost every night. That’s interesting as a captain on a E90 should have the same schedule as a FO on the E90. Why not just bid for the left seat as you will have the s...

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by burnsie28
Thu Sep 27, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2019 SNA Slot Allocation Released
Replies: 59
Views: 7561

Re: 2019 SNA Slot Allocation Released

Hold on so SNA can tell carriers who can fly the flights? IE it says 7 of the 15 flights for DL are to be operated by OO. What if DL wanted 9E to fly those routes? Why can't DL operated all 15 at mainline level? But AA can operate all 18 at whatever level they want? Also it's not adding up: If 7 are...

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by burnsie28
Mon Sep 24, 2018 6:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 717 Being Scrapped
Replies: 40
Views: 14446

Re: First 717 Being Scrapped

From my understanding there are many questionable issues with the Turk 717s that would possibly prevent it from being put into service. Wasn't there some corrosion questions before?

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by burnsie28
Mon Sep 24, 2018 1:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Congress working on a bill that would force FAA to mandate minimum seat size
Replies: 138
Views: 11673

Re: US Congress working on a bill that would force FAA to mandate minimum seat size

All should be widely published per airline & aircraft type. And not by average, another trick to lie with truths.Aircraft manufacturers & airlines seem to together to hide, distract & generalize passenger reality here. Effectively against millions of individuals. What airlines advertise...

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by burnsie28
Sun Sep 23, 2018 11:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Congress working on a bill that would force FAA to mandate minimum seat size
Replies: 138
Views: 11673

Re: US Congress working on a bill that would force FAA to mandate minimum seat size

I know that there was a post awhile ago about the FAA not wanting to get into the seat size requirements for safety reasons earlier this year. This article implies that Congtess will be passing a bill that will require the FAA to mandate seat size requirements. I feel that this will have some very ...

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by burnsie28
Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Delta joins United, JetBlue in raising bag fees
Replies: 28
Views: 2290

Re: Delta joins United, JetBlue in raising bag fees

The article says that "Delta collected nearly $908 million in baggage fees in 2017, according to the federal Bureau of Transportation Statistics, triple the amount Delta and Northwest Airlines collected in 2008". The airlines have become addicted to baggage fees. Passengers will try to ca...

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by burnsie28
Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Delta Airbus A220-100 Rolls Out Of Paints Shop
Replies: 80
Views: 17713

Re: First Delta Airbus A220-100 Rolls Out Of Paints Shop

Great paint job. Hope it stays 5-abreast... there was discussion that a tight 6-abreast was possible... but this is Delta we’re talking about! N101DU, I like it. Perhaps could’ve been N101DB or DC for Bombardier or C Series as a nod to its previous (marketing) designation prior to takeover, but DU ...

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by burnsie28
Fri Sep 14, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Delta Airbus A220-100 Rolls Out Of Paints Shop
Replies: 80
Views: 17713

Re: First Delta Airbus A220-100 Rolls Out Of Paints Shop

Ziyulu wrote:
Why is Delta painted on the floor of the shop? Does this factory only paint planes for Delta?


It's likely just a decal.

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by burnsie28
Fri Sep 14, 2018 1:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Delta Airbus A220-100 Rolls Out Of Paints Shop
Replies: 80
Views: 17713

Re: First Delta Airbus A220-100 Rolls Out Of Paints Shop

The A220-100 looks great in the DL livery. Good to read it will be based out of my home airport at JFK. Schedule hasn't been posted and he changed from New York to specifically JFK. The article is not correct and aircraft are not necessarily based, but often times referenced to where pilot bases ar...

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by burnsie28
Wed Sep 12, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: EI to MSP and YUL in 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 12088

Re: Aer Lingus rumor - announcement 9/12

Everyone keeps saying, Delta will respond, but did they launch FRA when Condor did? No.

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by burnsie28
Wed Sep 05, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Can't American Airlines Make Germany Work?
Replies: 84
Views: 16269

Re: Why Can't American Airlines Make Germany Work?

3) AA seems to be is disarray right now Scott left and went to UA. I guess they did not have a no-compete clause and he took all their info with him and now AA is a mess. Part of it is the Parker syndrome, the other part is UA is eating their lunch and has sights set on DL. Remember this is a cycle...

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by burnsie28
Thu Aug 30, 2018 12:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The old Northwest Airlines - good place to work?
Replies: 59
Views: 6071

Re: The old Northwest Airlines - good place to work?

Terrible pay (including management's) even by midwest salary standards. Merit employees were paid way better at NW than DL. Not sure what you mean by merit employees but I heard that the HQ jobs were better paid at NW. Same idea or as many refer to it as “management” regardless of what they actuall...

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by burnsie28
Wed Aug 29, 2018 6:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The old Northwest Airlines - good place to work?
Replies: 59
Views: 6071

Re: The old Northwest Airlines - good place to work?

eta unknown wrote:
Terrible pay (including management's) even by midwest salary standards.



Merit employees were paid way better at NW than DL.

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