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by burnsie28
Thu Sep 28, 2017 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta increases profit sharing
Replies: 21
Views: 3929

Re: Delta increases profit sharing

No. The pool is increased to reflect projected payouts to all employees collectively. Doesn't change the fact that everyone but the pilots just, in effect, got a raise. They'll remember this come contract time... Greedy. Pilots left money on the table originally to maintain the higher profit sharin...

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by burnsie28
Thu Sep 21, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights
Replies: 192
Views: 25864

Re: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights

As far as the DTW-CDG add in that whole announcment DTW was the only airport that didn't get any new option just more Delta on an already operated route. I guess SEA, SLC, CVG, BOS, and MSP aren't airports then.... Last year SEA, got VS SLC, MSP got KL BOS got DUB CVG got nothing correct And DTW go...

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by burnsie28
Thu Sep 21, 2017 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights
Replies: 192
Views: 25864

Re: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights

UA announced EWR-PDL last week. That’s (I’m sure) the reason they are starting it. You don't typically announce a route that quickly just because someone else did, especially a place where there has to be infrastructure built. I'm sure they had this in the plan for a while.Also UA did not announce ...

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by burnsie28
Tue Sep 12, 2017 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL add IND-CDG
Replies: 223
Views: 24777

Re: DL add IND-CDG

I would bet DL adds SEA-IND soon enough. Indeed. That might be forthcoming. DL still has a ways to go, however, to match the operation NW had at IND before the merger. IND-PDX is another intriguing possibility. The 49-flight NW focus city at IND didn't last long: http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/trav...

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by burnsie28
Wed Sep 06, 2017 8:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL add IND-CDG
Replies: 223
Views: 24777

Re: DL add IND-CDG

Anyone remember this? Seems that no matter what i try to upload too the forums don't work.... so link it is

https://www.dropbox.com/s/as8as1cy0o85yia/NWIND.PNG?dl=0

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by burnsie28
Tue Sep 05, 2017 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Data: Competition in the US Market
Replies: 1
Views: 483

Re: Data: Competition in the US Market

Seat size hasn't really become smaller, seat pitch has (mostly on ULCC), but seat size no.

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by burnsie28
Mon Aug 21, 2017 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Best U.S. Eclipse flight....PDX to DEN?
Replies: 3
Views: 1236

Re: Best U.S. Eclipse flight....PDX to DEN?

DL has 2 flights PDX-ATL that would be timed pretty well with the Eclipse.

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by burnsie28
Mon Aug 21, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Aviation Effects from the August 21 Solar Eclipse
Replies: 30
Views: 3365

Re: Monday's Full Solar Eclipse, Impact on Aviation?

It will get darker for a few minutes, that's the impact.

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by burnsie28
Thu Aug 17, 2017 11:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL finally flies 739ER to DCA
Replies: 39
Views: 8417

Re: DL finally flies 739ER to DCA

rj777 wrote:
Cebo29 wrote:
We have landed 763's in DCA.......739's are not a problem


I thought widebodies weren't allowed in DCA?


I think at one point it was going around after 9/11 widebodies were not permitted in DCA.

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by burnsie28
Tue Aug 15, 2017 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta C Series
Replies: 89
Views: 18416

Re: Delta C Series

Reasons not so obviously to me, please, fill me in. I'll take, "DTW won't be one of the first bases/routes for the Cseries for $500, Alex" Not at all, I'm just not excited about it, it's not anything grand IMHO. I would've been totally more excited for the 73MAX, and even than, the MAX do...

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by burnsie28
Sun Aug 13, 2017 3:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL outlines A350 routes
Replies: 209
Views: 57574

Re: DL outlines A350 routes

KDTWflyer wrote:
Does anybody know if the Delta A350s will have tail cameras like Qatar Airways? That would be so cool


They will not.

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by burnsie28
Sat Aug 12, 2017 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should MSP get more TATL and TPAC service from international airlines?
Replies: 104
Views: 8087

Re: Should MSP get more TATL and TPAC service from international airlines?

Don't much about the market in Minneapolis but how about Rome or Madrid as destinations in Europe. Would they work? I think with the right airline they could. The fares DL was charging for MSP-FCO were pretty steep. A low cost carrier might be able to pull it off. To add Rome is such a leisure mark...

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by burnsie28
Sat Aug 12, 2017 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should MSP get more TATL and TPAC service from international airlines?
Replies: 104
Views: 8087

Re: Should MSP get more TATL and TPAC service from international airlines?

From my understanding, MSP is a good business city, though not like the top tier US cities. I would think it's more about Delta and whether they concentrate more of their efforts to it or not. It's actually in the top 10. Here is what I found for cities (urban areas) with the most Fortune 1000 comp...

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by burnsie28
Thu Aug 10, 2017 4:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATTN AMS Spotters- DL 744 making a few appearances
Replies: 12
Views: 3501

ATTN AMS Spotters- DL 744 making a few appearances

Looks like DL will be flying the 744 to AMS several times over the next couple of weeks. I found the following flights: 744 DTW-AMS-AMS on the following dates/flights: 11AUG FLT 134 12AUG FLT 134 RTN 135 13AUG FLT 134 RTN 135 (14AUG) 15AUG FLT 134 RTN 135 (16AUG) 17AUG FLT 134 18AUG FLT 134 RTN 135 ...

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by burnsie28
Sun Aug 06, 2017 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Delta A350 emerges from the factory
Replies: 236
Views: 69696

Re: First Delta A350 emerges from the factory

Update on Delta.com, flight 9959 is now showing as boarding and departing TLS one hour earlier than planned. Now online: https://www.flightradar24.com/DAL9959/e5e2153 .... and moving! Very cool.... So who is going to be on ground waiting to capture her landing in ATL? I am eagerly awaiting some pic...

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by burnsie28
Sun Aug 06, 2017 1:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL A321 expansion
Replies: 59
Views: 13473

Re: DL A321 expansion

Agreed. I rode one from ATL-BOS last week and I was shocked a brand new plane had the smallish overhead bins that cant take roll-a-boards on their sides. Is this another Delta cheapskate move? Only one option from Airbus, the modded A319's and A320's were a completely different company that did tha...

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by burnsie28
Sun Jul 30, 2017 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where will be the ME3 next expand in the US?
Replies: 35
Views: 4150

Re: Where will be the ME3 next expand in the US?

Super80Fan wrote:
Hopefully by buying out and dismantling AA, DL, and UA. Obviously not going to happen but one can dream.


What makes you think that would do anything. The ME3 can offer what they do because they are not subject to us labor laws. Once that happens their whole thing goes out the window.

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by burnsie28
Thu Jul 20, 2017 4:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF/KL Managers Have No Confidence In Future Of Cooperation
Replies: 64
Views: 11244

Re: AF/KL Managers Have No Confidence In Future Of Cooperation

I wonder what DL would do with such dilema.... I rather take KLM and leave CDG and the whole AF deal behind, but I think AF and DL have more synergies. Beyond being closer together with Delta, AF is simply much bigger than KLM. It would be a massive shift to place that much reliance on KLM and AMS ...

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by burnsie28
Sun Jul 16, 2017 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta moves seat of Ann Coulter
Replies: 317
Views: 34900

Re: Delta Finally Getting Some Negative Coverage

Is she upset that a woman got her seat or that an attractive woman got her seat? She is just mad that she had to gate check her broom. She was mad that they took the premium economy seat she had paid extra for to a short woman who doesn't need the leg room. BTW Ann Coulter is 6 feet (183 cm) tall. ...

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by burnsie28
Sun Jul 09, 2017 10:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates America ? is that possible?
Replies: 35
Views: 7250

Re: Emirates America ? is that possible?

Let them do it, and then when their service is found not to be any different or worse on the domestic market, nuff said. Everyone thinks they have this amazing service and it could happen anywhere. Good marketing, but reality will be different when they can't hire supermodels for 5 year contracts et...

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by burnsie28
Sat Jul 08, 2017 2:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Sun Country in a league of its own?
Replies: 97
Views: 18580

Re: Is sun country in a league of its own?

Anybody know how many flights they operate per day at MSP on average, or what their peak-day operation is like? For the last week in July (historically one of the busiest travel times). July 23- 24 arrivals/ 29 departures July 24- 29 arrivals/ 28 departures July 25- 28 arrivals/ 27 departures July ...

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by burnsie28
Sat May 13, 2017 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet Pilots Join ALPA
Replies: 50
Views: 5062

Re: WestJet Pilots Join ALPA

I can never get a handle on how pilots, some of whom earn north of 200k per year for flying maybe 80 hours per month, are not "management". Don't they manage all the staff on every flight they work? I suspect that the WestJet pilots will earn more and work less after this-just like every ...

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by burnsie28
Fri May 12, 2017 1:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US reportedly considering banning electronics from UK and other European countries
Replies: 265
Views: 30680

Re: US reportedly considering banning electronics from UK

I also keep thinking, you are now forcing people to check lithium Ion batteries, which are banned because they easily catch fire... seems like putting more risk than the other side of it.

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by burnsie28
Thu May 11, 2017 1:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines orders 30 additional A321s
Replies: 166
Views: 31043

Re: Delta Air Lines orders 30 additional A321s

DL previously stated the 321 would take over a lot of M88 flying. If that holds true, DL has 116 M88s and this puts the 321 at 112.

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by burnsie28
Mon May 08, 2017 1:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 72 ATL-AMS (6-hours late)
Replies: 12
Views: 3592

Re: DL 72 ATL-AMS (6-hours late)

According to one flyer talk member on the flight, the captain's sidestick needed to be replaced. http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/delta-air-lines-skymiles/1841069-part-doesn-t-fit.html Thanks for this. Would never have guessed that would have taken 6-hours to complete at their home airport. I don't t...

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by burnsie28
Fri May 05, 2017 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA DFW-FCO/AMS Inaugural Today!!
Replies: 109
Views: 17200

Re: AA DFW-FCO/AMS Inaugural Today!!

FCO is very seasonal and spikes quite a bit in the summer months. That said, AA has a ton of capacity to FCO, probably the most out of the big 3. July: PHL-333 CLT-333 DFW-772 JFK-772 ORD-772 Correct, big 3 in July: AA- 310 flights- 87,023 seats- Destinations: CLT, DFW, JFK, ORD, PHL DL- 248 flight...

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by burnsie28
Thu May 04, 2017 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 744 still flying?
Replies: 76
Views: 12165

Re: DL 744 still flying?

ahj2000 wrote:
Kind of off topic but how did DL (Or NW) get NxxxUS #s?


I always heard that it had to do with Donald Nyrop wanting to change the name from Northwest to US Airlines

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by burnsie28
Thu May 04, 2017 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Family of 12 year old sues Delta
Replies: 24
Views: 4234

Re: Family of 12 year old sues Delta

Couldn't someone filming a video of people's faces be in trouble if they did not get said person's permission? Part of the reason why things like google have to blur out peoples faces on maps etc? Though I feel like a lot of that is gray area.

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by burnsie28
Thu May 04, 2017 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta employees threaten and harass family; kicked off flight
Replies: 204
Views: 23031

Re: Delta employees threaten and harass family; kicked off flight for overbooking

Do infants not get their own boarding passes on US flights? Most airlines I've flown the boarding pass is seperately issued for the baby with INF on it - so the gate agents should of checked if their was a boarding pass for the baby? Infants that are being held by parents (under the age of 2) do no...

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by burnsie28
Wed May 03, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is DL ready for the A350?
Replies: 187
Views: 40271

Re: Is DL ready for the A350?

luv2cattlecall wrote:
What's the reason the wifi install isn't done during assembly, especially since it's being done at an Airbus center anyway?


It's not an approved line-fit item.

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by burnsie28
Wed May 03, 2017 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US lawmakers grill airline execs on customer service, but want airlines to self-regulate
Replies: 52
Views: 4458

Re: US lawmakers grill airline execs on customer service, but want airlines to self-regulate

Ah yes The U.S. Congress, government people who give us great customer oriented operations like the DMV, IRS and others lecturing businesses they deregulated on customer service. The airlines are obviously doing a pretty lousy job at customer service which is why congress needs to step in. Thankful...

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by burnsie28
Mon May 01, 2017 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/30/2017: DL Closes BGI, QR Delays LAS, 3M Drops RSW-NAS
Replies: 69
Views: 11327

Re: OAG Changes 4/30/2017: DL Closes BGI, QR Delays LAS, 3M Drops RSW-NAS

If they implement the electronics restrictions for UK, I expect DY will be least impacted DY BOS-LGW NOV 0.6>0.7 DEC 0.6>0.7 JAN 0.6>0.7 DY FLL-LGW NOV 0.4>0.6 DEC 0.5>0.6 JAN 0.4>0.6 DY LAX-LGW NOV 0.7>1.0 DEC 0.7>1.0 JAN 0.7>1.0 DY MCO-LGW NOV 0.1>0.3 DEC 0.2>0.3 JAN 0.1>0.3 DY OAK-LGW NOV 0.4>0....

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by burnsie28
Wed Apr 26, 2017 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta's Turn: Pax removed from plane
Replies: 177
Views: 17915

Re: Delta's Turn: Pax removed from plane

1. It was on an active taxiway- movement our not, everyone INCLUDING flight crews are to be seated. 2. Glassware and other items should be picked up prior to pushback as according to the FAA the only time FA's should be in the aisles during movement of aircraft on the ground is for safety checks and...

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by burnsie28
Wed Apr 26, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread
Replies: 682
Views: 169617

Re: Alitalia Vote for Rescue Plan Failed. What Now?

Ok, I think lumping the unions in as a whole is incorrect in this case as the union leaders agreed to this. It was the individual staff that voted it down. So the union wasn't telling staff to vote it down, seems more like the union was encouraging this plan to some extent.

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by burnsie28
Mon Apr 24, 2017 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada to arrive in SAT next week!
Replies: 3
Views: 797

Re: Air Canada to arrive in SAT next week!

From what their website is showing, the flight into SAT on 5/1 is full, with only 5 seats open. It's pretty much the same out of SAT, it's pretty much full as well, except for 11 seats. I'd say the route is doing pretty well. I wouldn't call 15% of the seats open (11 out of 75) "full" but...

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by burnsie28
Mon Apr 17, 2017 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ME3 average load factors to US hover around 75%
Replies: 21
Views: 5561

Re: ME3 average load factors to US hover around 75%

Please add the disclaimer found in the article.... EY is actually equal to QR@ 82% LF. OAG capacities were wrong for the 777's and 787's used to by EY. Thus the load factors reported were incorrect. **STOP PRESS*** Etihad Airways have sent us their actual load factor figures by route for the period...

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by burnsie28
Sun Apr 16, 2017 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest DL MD-88 route?
Replies: 33
Views: 8812

Re: Longest DL MD-88 route?

Top 10 M88 routes for April: 1. MKE-CUN: 1,511 miles 2. RSW-MSP: 1,416 miles 3. PIT-CUN: 1,397 miles 4. BWI-CUN: 1,389 miles 5. IAD-CUN: 1,354 miles 6. MCI-CUN: 1,341 miles 7. CMH-CUN: 1,327 miles 8. IND-CUN: 1,288 miles 9. DTW-NAS: 1,230 miles 10. DTW-MIA: 1,145 miles Maybe I'm visually impaired, ...

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by burnsie28
Sun Apr 16, 2017 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Compass Airlines relocating all pilots, other jobs to LAX & SEA
Replies: 69
Views: 11799

Re: Compass Airlines relocating all pilots, other jobs to LAX & SEA

Sad news for the employees at MSP. This is home for so many of them, and this is a big blow for the senior ranks at MSP. I would expect a lot of turnover. Maybe that was part of the point--to purge the veterans. I don't think MSP will be the second largest hub much longer. Makes sense since DTW has...

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by burnsie28
Tue Apr 04, 2017 9:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest DL MD-88 route?
Replies: 33
Views: 8812

Re: Longest DL MD-88 route?

Top 10 M88 routes for April:

1. MKE-CUN: 1,511 miles
2. RSW-MSP: 1,416 miles
3. PIT-CUN: 1,397 miles
4. BWI-CUN: 1,389 miles
5. IAD-CUN: 1,354 miles
6. MCI-CUN: 1,341 miles
7. CMH-CUN: 1,327 miles
8. IND-CUN: 1,288 miles
9. DTW-NAS: 1,230 miles
10. DTW-MIA: 1,145 miles

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by burnsie28
Tue Apr 04, 2017 4:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VX A321 - which routes?
Replies: 22
Views: 5093

Re: VX A321 - which routes?

Will it be delivered in the AS colors now that AS has stated they will retain a majority of the Airbus fleet through at least 2025? It's usually a several month lead-time to change anything with an OEM after design freeze. Even livery requires new drawings and paperwork. Complete new interior is a ...

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by burnsie28
Fri Mar 31, 2017 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where did Delta fly its Saab 340s to out of ATL?
Replies: 2
Views: 903

Re: Where did Delta fly its Saab 340s to out of ATL?

3/2009 - 6/2009 TRI HHH 7/2009 TRI HHH CHA MSL TUP 8/2009 TRI HHH CHA MSL TUP CSG TLH 9/2009 TRI HHH MSL TUP CSG TLH 10/2009 HHH MSL TUP CSG FLO 11/2009 HHH FLO MSL TUP 12/2009 FLO MSL TUP 1/2010-2/2010 FLO CHA MSL TUP 3/2010 FLO HHH CHA MSL TUP 4/2010-9/2010 FLO HHH CHA MSL TUP GTR 10/2010 FLO HHH...

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by burnsie28
Thu Mar 30, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Swiss C Series- sudden change of aircraft
Replies: 13
Views: 3315

Re: Swiss C Series- sudden change of aircraft

Also you mentioned the previous days, but LX's equipments change on a day by day basis I mean by scheduled aircraft, it was loaded a while ago into the schedule as a specific plane and continues that throughout the rest of the week for the same flight number, when I looked ahead they were already s...

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by burnsie28
Thu Mar 30, 2017 6:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Swiss C Series- sudden change of aircraft
Replies: 13
Views: 3315

Re: Swiss C Series- sudden change of aircraft

runway23 wrote:
One CS100 and EMB 190 is based in GVA now and an A319 and an Avro have migrated back to ZRH.


Within the last few days? Seems odd that it would have moved so close in, not even a months notice, let alone a week.

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by burnsie28
Thu Mar 30, 2017 6:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Swiss C Series- sudden change of aircraft
Replies: 13
Views: 3315

Re: Swiss C Series- sudden change of aircraft

Yeah they didn't budge on it when I called. Just find it even more odd that it was just for one day on the CDG and VCE routes.

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by burnsie28
Thu Mar 30, 2017 3:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Swiss C Series- sudden change of aircraft
Replies: 13
Views: 3315

Swiss C Series- sudden change of aircraft

I have two flights coming up on Sunday (4/2) on Swiss. Both I booked 3 weeks ago and both on C Series (purpose of booking was to fly the C Series). Yesterday I noticed in my booking something, odd, sure enough my MUC-ZRH flight was switched to Avro RJ100 and the ZRH-CDG was switched to A319. The Swi...

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by burnsie28
Thu Feb 16, 2017 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Change of reg code of aircrafts upon delivery
Replies: 9
Views: 1358

Re: Change of reg code of aircrafts upon delivery

Even the A320's in Mobile carry German registrations.

Other than that the final registrations are painted on and just covered by a temp registration sticker.

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by burnsie28
Mon Feb 13, 2017 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta adds RDU-BNA
Replies: 53
Views: 6834

Re: Delta adds RDU-BNA

Why would they? Anyway, nice to see some comptetition on pretty peripheral routes, even though it seems like alot of capacity for that particular route! Oh a rapidly expanding market, Historically loyal customers, growth in market share, you've likely lost a lot to DL since AA is now the #3 airline...

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by burnsie28
Thu Feb 09, 2017 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cseries orders for 2017
Replies: 215
Views: 61855

Re: Cseries orders for 2017

I don't see the CSeries as a "100-seat aircraft." Swiss has 125 in the 100 and AirBaltic has 145 in its 300. These make it more of a A319/B737-700 class of airplane. True, but at the same time they are single class configuration, put it into the likes of a US carrier with first class, Eco...

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by burnsie28
Tue Feb 07, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: DL/ExpressJet Question
Replies: 11
Views: 1993

Re: DL/ExpressJet Question

I don't recall the actual seat in Delta Comfort on a CR7 being different than regular coach -- just a little further apart. You do get the extra leg room and service niceties, but no special seat features, padding, etc. It's a different seat cover on Comfort+. Among the differences are the quilt pa...

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by burnsie28
Wed Jan 25, 2017 5:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Adds BOS/PVD-HOU for Superbowl
Replies: 23
Views: 3055

Re: JetBlue Adds BOS/PVD-HOU for Superbowl

DL has 2 flights from BOS and PVD nonstop to IAH and 1 flight from BDL to IAH nonstop added.

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