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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: 19921

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: 787

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 Also there is a newer version of the NEO that removes doors, has the airbus airspace etc.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: 1611

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: 12073

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: 5784

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: 3585

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: 56
Views: 7012

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: 42
Views: 4153

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: 31
Views: 9449

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: 10572

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: 10572

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: 1903

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: 17026

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: 17026

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: 17026

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: 10588

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: 15696

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: 5653

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: 5653

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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by burnsie28
Tue Aug 28, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Unpainted plugged windows
Replies: 11
Views: 2257

Re: Unpainted plugged windows

Airbus also offers "painted" plugged windows to make them look like a normal open window.

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by burnsie28
Sat Jul 14, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta not a fan of second airport in Atlanta
Replies: 121
Views: 12289

Re: Delta not a fan of second airport in Atlanta

Cubsrule wrote:
What TSA “nightmare?” I can’t remember the last time I waited more than 5 or 10 minutes (precheck, domestic terminal). That’s certainly acceptable for an airport of ATL’s size.


During the morning the TSA line pushes almost an hour a wait. I've waited a few times in pre-check for 50+ minutes.

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by burnsie28
Mon Jul 09, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest to Stavanger
Replies: 20
Views: 3141

Re: Northwest to Stavanger

Rather to and from MSP. NW served OSL and CPH amd some of These flights included HAM as well. I remember vaguely that NW had overnight stops at HAM which went outnound via one pof the Scandinavia cities. Aircraft was 747-100 These were from BOS when they were served from the NW Boston hub. I lived ...

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by burnsie28
Mon Jul 09, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northwest to Stavanger
Replies: 20
Views: 3141

Re: Northwest to Stavanger

PanHAM wrote:
Rather to and from MSP. NW served OSL and CPH amd some of These flights included HAM as well. I remember vaguely that NW had overnight stops at HAM which went outnound via one pof the Scandinavia cities. Aircraft was 747-100



These were from BOS when they were served from the NW Boston hub.

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by burnsie28
Mon Jul 09, 2018 6:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A month in, how are UA’s summer E-175 “ULR” routes doing?
Replies: 39
Views: 10736

Re: A month in, how are UA’s summer E-175 “ULR” routes doing?

Why can’t they just board warm food? They wouldn't have a way to keep the food at a temperature required by the FDA. It’s 2018. I’m sure they could create an insulated cart. Possibly with a built in heat element. There are still rules as to how long something can be waiting from the time its initia...

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by burnsie28
Mon Jul 09, 2018 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A month in, how are UA’s summer E-175 “ULR” routes doing?
Replies: 39
Views: 10736

Re: A month in, how are UA’s summer E-175 “ULR” routes doing?

The only drawback for the E175 is no ovens in first class. Despite flights being long enough for a full meal service, first class dinner is often a salad with a side of salad. The flip side is having 12F seats mean some upgrades usually clear. Why can’t they just board warm food? They wouldn't have...

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by burnsie28
Mon Jul 09, 2018 4:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta’s IFE situation
Replies: 21
Views: 5290

Re: Delta’s IFE situation

A380MSN004 wrote:
What manufacturer is behind their IFE? Thales? Panasonic? Zodiac?


Depends on which plane, Panasonic for most. Delta Flight Products (Delta internally owned subsidiary) for the CS100.

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by burnsie28
Mon Jul 09, 2018 4:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways giving one of their 777s a beautiful makeover
Replies: 30
Views: 10896

Re: Qatar Airways giving one of their 777s a beautiful makeover

It's really just a play on the "beautiful game" referring to Soccer (Football for non-US/Canada folks). So while I think most Anetters were looking for something bigger its does fall in-line with it being about World Cup.

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by burnsie28
Mon Jul 09, 2018 4:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When will Cubana finally start flying to the United States?
Replies: 68
Views: 9211

Re: When will Cubana finally start flying to the United States?

While there are a lot of issues at play one of the biggest is as someone mentioned was Cubana doesn't meet FAA requirements. Similar to how Garuda was no longer permitted to fly to the US. Cubana flies over the US everyday on their way to Canada etc.

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by burnsie28
Mon Jul 09, 2018 4:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic network going downhill?
Replies: 112
Views: 20075

Re: Virgin Atlantic network going downhill?

Does anyone else think that Virgin Atlantic's network has gone completely downhill with the destinations the airline has to offer. Recently they announced they were ending service between London Heathrow and Dubai because it was no longer 'economically viable' and because of a 'lack of bookings'. I...

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by burnsie28
Mon Jul 09, 2018 3:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018
Replies: 629
Views: 86041

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018

I have a question regarding the new D1 cabins on the A350 and 777-200 from DL. The A350 has an interior width of 18 feet 6 inches while the 777 has an interior width of 19 feet 3 inches. Are the suites upfront the exact same seats or do the 777 seats have a couple extra inches wide? seams at 4 suit...

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by burnsie28
Thu Jul 05, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Speculation: Farnborough 2018 Launch of CSeries Large Regional Family
Replies: 21
Views: 3743

Re: Farnborough 2018 Launch of CSeries Large Regional Family

How can they launch a program / family that already exist? I think you mean that they will launch a renewed sales campaign with a couple of orders, but that's something different then how formulate it. Ps, I think they should rename the 2 versions C300 for the CS300 and C310 for the CS100, keeping ...

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by burnsie28
Tue Jul 03, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA and the A321NEO
Replies: 44
Views: 9218

Re: AA and the A321NEO

I really hope AA doenst do the 738max interior and bathrooms. These will be on longer routes mostly , so let's hope not (fingers crossed) It’s going to have the new Airspace XL bins with mood lighting and new seats similar to the MAX with integrated device holders, USB ports, and outlets. The bathr...

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by burnsie28
Tue Jul 03, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Orders that didn’t happen
Replies: 81
Views: 4649

Re: Orders that didn’t happen

Northwest A340's, TWA had ordered 50 A318's and 25 A320's.

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by burnsie28
Tue Jul 03, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 777 retrofit, interesting twist
Replies: 77
Views: 11608

Re: DL 777 retrofit, interesting twist

questions wrote:
What was the Y seat pitch on DL 777 prior to mods? Post mods?

I wonder if DL will use 3-3-3 to their advantage in advertising?


Not including Comfort+ it was 31-32, post mod, 31-32 for Y. So it stayed the same.

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by burnsie28
Tue Jul 03, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's The Next Non-hub Delta 767 Route?
Replies: 55
Views: 6797

Re: What's The Next Non-hub Delta 767 Route?

How about the desert for all of them in two years. Every other airline is ditching these shitcans - especially ones built after 1998. And the 28 year old A320's live on until 2035... Toulouse predicted the future in 1987 while Seattle was shooting heroin and listening to Soundgarden. How about a li...

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by burnsie28
Mon Jun 25, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA and the A321NEO
Replies: 44
Views: 9218

Re: AA and the A321NEO

Just wondering: Is AA truly one airline with all the contracts settled and combined? If I remember correctly these NEOs were ordered by AA so does that mean old AA has to fly? Or are they past that? Pretty sure they are all one group now, at least on the pilot side. Every time I've flown AA though ...

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by burnsie28
Sat Jun 16, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Airbus does not believe in continuing deliveries to Iran
Replies: 114
Views: 17052

Re: Airbus does not believe in continuing deliveries to Iran

Ten years from now, possibly sooner, this where they Chinese/Russian wide body consortium steps in and fills the embargo gaps. I'm also wondering if Iran itself won't have a commercial aircraft company up and running within a ten year stretch. Except those are even made up of a lot of US made parts...

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by burnsie28
Wed Jun 13, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The long term sustainability of aviation
Replies: 15
Views: 1582

Re: The long term sustainability of aviation

MPG or for non-US folks, KPL on planes per pax is far better than driving most cars. So on a per person basis, airplanes are fare more efficient.

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by burnsie28
Mon Jun 11, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Air's DEN - CDG flight is already failing?
Replies: 49
Views: 11627

Re: Norwegian Air's DEN - CDG flight is already failing?

They should send it over to MSY. We could use a LCC to Europe in the fall/winter/spring. It's got to be one of the largest unserved CDG markets in the US. Everyone here is mentionning MSY as one of the Most underserved plateform with CDG. Does someone here as some MIDT datas about it? thanks. If I ...

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by burnsie28
Sat Jun 09, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airline's A321NEO 4 overwing exits and only 4 doors?
Replies: 8
Views: 1861

Re: Turkish Airline's A321NEO 4 overwing exits and only 4 doors?

I know the A321 ACF (Aibus Cabin Flex) has door 2 deleted, and Door 3 can be deactivated depending on layout. Is that what your seeing here? yes, both door 3 and door 2s got deactivated, while the 4 overwing exits remain. So pretty much an extra long a320 Door 2 is deleted, not deactivated as it no...

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by burnsie28
Fri Jun 08, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018
Replies: 629
Views: 86041

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018

There is no such thing as the 75P anymore as they reverted them back to the 75G. The 75G was the temporary configuration after they were delivered from Shanghai Airlines. The 75P is the newly modded, permanent configuration. Once all the 75P's were completed, they reverted their codes back to 75G.

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by burnsie28
Fri Jun 08, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Air's DEN - CDG flight is already failing?
Replies: 49
Views: 11627

Re: Norwegian Air's DEN - CDG flight is already failing?

Why is everyone shocked this thing is losing money, after their dropping of routes from Sweden on a $48 increase its clear their margins are that thin. It's also been widely reported that just about all of their INTL routes except those from I believe Dublin are losing money left and right. They are...

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by burnsie28
Thu May 24, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018
Replies: 629
Views: 86041

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: 533
Views: 59570

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: 6722

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: 6722

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: 6722

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: 14301

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: 36
Views: 7031

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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