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by Atlwarrior
Fri Jan 12, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK Diverting Flights due to shear
Replies: 65
Views: 11601

Re: JFK Diverting Flights due to shear

KAL 081 should just go to ATL, it appears to keep circling.

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by Atlwarrior
Fri Jan 12, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK Diverting Flights due to shear
Replies: 65
Views: 11601

Re: JFK Diverting Flights due to shear

Yikes delays over 2 hours now.

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by Atlwarrior
Fri Jan 12, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Delta in hotseat with Chinese government over Tibet and Taiwan listing
Replies: 50
Views: 5071

Re: Delta in hotseat with Chinese government over Tibet and Taiwan listing

From a objective point of view, very petty, and quite childish reaction.

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by Atlwarrior
Sat Jan 06, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 31
Views: 2861

Re: Atlanta air service discussion - 2018

2017 was a pretty good year. Aeromexico and Jetblue adds were significant. There's a lot more competition to major domestic markets than there was 3 or so years ago. I really wish someone would come in and bust up the Skyteam near-monopoly TATL. For Western Europe you have two frequencies per day o...

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by Atlwarrior
Sat Jan 06, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Charleston Airport to remain closed through 7:00PM Monday
Replies: 26
Views: 5676

Re: Charleston Airport to remain closed through 7:00PM Monday

jfklganyc wrote:
This isnt RDU or ATL...they almost never get snow being a coastal southern city.

There is really no reason for them to invest in snow removal equipment

This storm and cold is a one-off that may not happen again for 20 years.


ATL rarely get snow either, so I don’t understand the reference to ATL.

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by Atlwarrior
Sat Dec 23, 2017 12:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will there ever be a substantial relief airport for ATL?
Replies: 49
Views: 5104

Re: Will there ever be a substantial relief airport for tha ATL?

Before KATL has ten E/W runways and I-285 gets pushed so far south that it loops around Macon , will the powers that be decide to bite the bullet? Some musings: 1. I think KMGE is a perfect location for a domestic overflow airport, but it's also busy with DoD traffic and I don't think the politicia...

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by Atlwarrior
Wed Dec 20, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SY announces LAX-HNL and MSP-MYR
Replies: 45
Views: 5293

Re: SY announces LAX-HNL and MSP-MYR

Glad to see the Myrtle Beach service. So many people moving to the city.

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by Atlwarrior
Sun Dec 17, 2017 11:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Power outage in ATL
Replies: 401
Views: 42619

Re: Power outage in ATL

All airport entrances close for the next 8 hours. What a mess!

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by Atlwarrior
Sun Dec 17, 2017 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Power outage in ATL
Replies: 401
Views: 42619

Re: Power outage in ATL

I don't think people understand the massive amount of generators that would be needed to keep the airport running... We're talking about the largest airport in the world by passengers, to keep operations normal using generators would take an insane amount of backups, that just aren't needed 99.9% o...

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by Atlwarrior
Fri Dec 15, 2017 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA summer 2018 adds
Replies: 109
Views: 16823

Re: AA summer 2018 adds

Just to round out this thread about AA adds, effective 6/9/17, AA is also adding summer seasonal Saturday service on: DFW-AVL (CR7) DFW-MYR (E175) DFW-ILM (E175) ORD-MYR (CR7) LAX-BZN (E175) LAX-FLG (CR7) LGA-TVC (E140) Is it 6/8/17 or 6/8/18? D'oh! Yes, 2018. Sorry. No problems, I'm loving the Sav...

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by Atlwarrior
Fri Dec 15, 2017 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA summer 2018 adds
Replies: 109
Views: 16823

Re: AA summer 2018 adds

Effective 4/3/18 JFK-PHL Effective 5/7/18 DCA-ILM Effective 6/8/17 DFW-FLG DFW-EYW DFW-MSO MIA-SAV ORD-MSO ORD-PWM ORD-SAV ORD-ILM ORD-BTV Just to round out this thread about AA adds, effective 6/9/17, AA is also adding summer seasonal Saturday service on: DFW-AVL (CR7) DFW-MYR (E175) DFW-ILM (E175...

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by Atlwarrior
Wed Dec 13, 2017 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta orders 100 P&W powered A321neo aircraft, plus 100 options
Replies: 377
Views: 82476

Re: CNN: Delta to order 100+ Airbus A321neo Aircraft

Delta can be so silent but yet speak so loudly, with the decisions it made today. Such perfect political and economic timing.

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by Atlwarrior
Wed Dec 13, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta orders 100 P&W powered A321neo aircraft, plus 100 options
Replies: 377
Views: 82476

Re: CNN: Delta to order 100+ Airbus A321neo Aircraft

As much as people want to believe. Delta is obligated to giving shareholders the highest value. I’m sure the recent Boeing debacle didn’t help either.

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by Atlwarrior
Mon Dec 11, 2017 12:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hundreds of ATL Cancellations- Winter Weather
Replies: 78
Views: 12158

Re: Hundreds of ATL Cancellations- Winter Weather

Atlanta (city and airport) are pathetic when it comes to winter weather. 3 inches of snow. Get real. If you want to be a small Southern Belle that faints at the site of a snowflake, that’s great...But when you pretend to be a major city and you have all sorts of corporations headquartered there and...

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by Atlwarrior
Fri Dec 08, 2017 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hundreds of ATL Cancellations- Winter Weather
Replies: 78
Views: 12158

Re: Hundreds of ATL Cancellations- Winter Weather

No biggie! The sun will be out and snow gone tomorrow. Delta also waive fees for those who changed plans.

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by Atlwarrior
Fri Dec 08, 2017 8:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta air service discussion - 2017
Replies: 186
Views: 21902

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

Couple questions: is Air France still sending it big beluga 380 to ATL on Dec 12? How is JetBlue load percentage fairing from Atlanta?

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by Atlwarrior
Sat Nov 18, 2017 12:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta and Korean sign JVA
Replies: 525
Views: 61452

Re: Delta and Korean sign JVA

This is huge and should be a separate thread.

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by Atlwarrior
Fri Nov 10, 2017 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to issue RFP for up to 150 Narrowbodies
Replies: 399
Views: 88876

Re: Delta to issue RFP for up to 150 Narrowbodies?

Like it or not, Delta is at loggerheads with the Commerce Dept and the Trump Administration. More than likely, Trump will be President for another 7 years. Ordering Airbus, after being involved in the BBD dumping deal could leave Delta out in the cold for quite some time if it needed political/gove...

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by Atlwarrior
Thu Nov 02, 2017 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Doug Parker on United's Lack of a Southeast Hub
Replies: 196
Views: 20427

Re: Doug Parker on United's Lack of a Southeast Hub

United had a chance to have a southeast hub when Eastern Airlines went out of business in Atlanta. Furthermore, United hubs are already in some of the most populous US centers, and not having a southeast hub is not the problem. Also 40% of all Delta flights don't operate out of Atlanta.

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by Atlwarrior
Wed Oct 18, 2017 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion 2017
Replies: 1784
Views: 131573

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

Delta expands flagship A350 service to Europe and China By spring 2018, Delta’s A350 will be offered on Detroit-Shanghai service and select Detroit-Amsterdam flights. Delta has scheduled its flagship A350-900 aircraft on one of four daily flights between Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport and...

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by Atlwarrior
Wed Oct 18, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A350 Media Day
Replies: 83
Views: 12457

Re: Delta A350 Media Day

Detroit is getting alot of 350 service Delta expands flagship A350 service to Europe and China By spring 2018, Delta’s A350 will be offered on Detroit-Shanghai service and select Detroit-Amsterdam flights. Delta has scheduled its flagship A350-900 aircraft on one of four daily flights between Detroi...

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by Atlwarrior
Tue Oct 17, 2017 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Bombardier Announce CSeries Partnership
Replies: 1567
Views: 174351

Re: Breaking: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

Hahahaha! Boeing lawyers and paralegals probably look for a case on point about trade agreements at the moment. Dang! Airbus did that!

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by Atlwarrior
Tue Oct 17, 2017 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to issue RFP for up to 150 Narrowbodies
Replies: 399
Views: 88876

Re: Delta to issue RFP for up to 150 Narrowbodies?

DL COO hopes to have decision around the new year - evaluating A320neo or 737MAX family order https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/delta-evaluating-a320neo-or-737-max-family-order-442249/ I think with the recent c-series news, it's Airbus' order to lose. It appears everything is working in De...

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by Atlwarrior
Wed Oct 11, 2017 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta: C-Series What's Next
Replies: 246
Views: 34280

Re: Delta: C-Series What's Next

This might be a case that is decided at Supreme Court.

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by Atlwarrior
Wed Oct 11, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL announces Q3 2017 pre-tax profit USD $1.7 Billion
Replies: 76
Views: 11245

Re: DL announces Q3 2017 pre-tax profit USD $1.7 BILLION

Delta's management team is just top notch. Wow!

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by Atlwarrior
Fri Sep 29, 2017 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Strategy for the last 10 years
Replies: 22
Views: 2783

Re: Delta Strategy for the last 10 years

They invested and still are big time in the NYC market, which no doubt brought huge corporate travel contracts.

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by Atlwarrior
Sat Sep 23, 2017 1:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights
Replies: 192
Views: 25278

Re: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights

I'm surprise Delta did not add more seasonal daily to Europe from its Atlanta hub.

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by Atlwarrior
Mon Sep 11, 2017 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta air service discussion - 2017
Replies: 186
Views: 21902

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

I'm amazed to see ATL still operating. The heavy bands of rain and wind is about to hit though. Its just crazy to think that all three legacy carries, Delta, United, and American will lose millions because of Hurricanes within the last 3 weeks.

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by Atlwarrior
Wed Sep 06, 2017 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 431 at SJU (9/6)
Replies: 151
Views: 19885

Re: Delta 431 approaching SJU right now

I would have had absolute confidence, as I have seen Delta operate many flights throughout the years and making a hard bank to the left or right when severe thunderstorms would be approaching ATL. I'm sure the turns from San Juan to avoid the storms were quite dramatic to say the least.

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by Atlwarrior
Wed Sep 06, 2017 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL add IND-CDG
Replies: 222
Views: 22520

Re: DL add IND-CDG

Interesting that IND already gets a deeper commitment than PIT. Show me the money! Also interesting that the GOVERNOR shows up? Come on, this is the best thing he has to do with his time. Imagine if the governor of IL, TX, GA, or NY did the same every time there was major announcement to those stat...

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by Atlwarrior
Sun Sep 03, 2017 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta considers future of struggling refinery business
Replies: 30
Views: 7930

Re: Delta considers future of struggling refinery business

https://www.fool.com/investing/2017/09/ ... yptr=yahoo
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Per this article and the recent Hurricane Harvey. Delta is poised to weather the price spike because the refinery is located in PA and will keep Delta's oil spread price low.

https://www.fool.com/investing/2017/09/ ... yptr=yahoo

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Midwestindy wrote:
AF is sending the A380 to ATL on Dec 12

http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/air ... -dec-2017/


Wow, this is awesome.

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by Atlwarrior
Thu Aug 24, 2017 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines: A Winner Among Legacy Carriers
Replies: 42
Views: 7135

Re: Delta Air Lines: A Winner Among Legacy Carriers

DL certainly has done a great job of optimizing its assets; it manages to utilize arguably the oldest fleet in industry to provide a safe network. A downside of this, ofcourse, is not a fleet that is capable of starting long range routes. It might do well to pay attention to this as opposed to star...

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by Atlwarrior
Thu Aug 17, 2017 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Adds ATL-FLL/JFK/MCO
Replies: 115
Views: 14616

Re: JetBlue Adds ATL-FLL/JFK/MCO

People continue to ignore that metro Atlanta added 78,000 people between 2016-2017, the movie industry is thriving and the metro is now approaching 6 million. Furthermore, Orlando and FLL are among the top domestic routes out of Atlanta. I am fully confident that Jetblue can make this work. Also Jet...

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by Atlwarrior
Tue Aug 15, 2017 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta air service discussion - 2017
Replies: 186
Views: 21902

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

I wish we could track monthly International traffic like someone else on this site does for DFW.

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by Atlwarrior
Tue Aug 15, 2017 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL outlines A350 routes
Replies: 209
Views: 56681

Re: DL outlines A350 routes

Any domestic routes uploading? I want to book it and fly on this beautiful plane.

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by Atlwarrior
Mon Aug 14, 2017 12:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports shared between two metropolitan areas
Replies: 133
Views: 14041

Re: Airports shared between two metropolitan areas

Another one that theoretically might be interesting would be Myrtle Beach, SC and Wilmington, NC. The area between the two airports (MYR, ILM) is among the fastest growing in the U.S. The two airports are currently located about 90 minutes apart. NC and SC laws are so different and I would never se...

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by Atlwarrior
Sun Aug 13, 2017 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports shared between two metropolitan areas
Replies: 133
Views: 14041

Re: Airports shared between two metropolitan areas

Charleston and Myrtle Beach would work

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by Atlwarrior
Thu Aug 10, 2017 2:05 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Top US Airports Ranked By International Destinations
Replies: 17
Views: 3672

Re: Top US Airports Ranked By International Destinations

I thought LAX would be higher, but I guess its the shear amount of heavies that make it seems so.

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by Atlwarrior
Thu Aug 10, 2017 12:15 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Top US Airports Ranked By International Destinations
Replies: 17
Views: 3672

Top US Airports Ranked By International Destinations

Hadn't seen this put together in one place before. New York's and Miami's (Miami+Ft. Lauderdale) combined airports dominate the other cities (even though many locations are duplicates between JFK/Newark and Miami/Ft. Lauderdale). 1. New York JFK 125 2. Miami 106 3. Los Angeles International 90 4. Ne...

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by Atlwarrior
Wed Aug 09, 2017 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 5508 Aborts Takeoff At ATL Due To Deflation Of Two Tires
Replies: 30
Views: 6935

Re: DL 5508 Aborts Takeoff At ATL Due To Deflation Of Two Tires

Is that common? How strange! Hopefully the runway is open again.

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by Atlwarrior
Fri Aug 04, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta air service discussion - 2017
Replies: 186
Views: 21902

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

British Caledonian and Lufthansa both commenced service to ATL in 1980 ... and initially operated out of the old terminal http://www.sunshineskies.com/atl-hartsfield-airport-1980.html Varig started service in the mid-90's ... their flight shows in the 1996 OAG http://www.departedflights.com/ATLI96i...

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by Atlwarrior
Wed Aug 02, 2017 11:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta air service discussion - 2017
Replies: 186
Views: 21902

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

I remember Eastern having around 300 daily flights in its heyday and Delta around 425 daily flight. I think that excluded ASA. I always remember ATL and O'hare going back and forth between the world busiest airport. The day Eastern completely shut down felt like a huge empty hole over Atlanta. It wa...

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by Atlwarrior
Tue Aug 01, 2017 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL A321 expansion
Replies: 59
Views: 13198

Re: DL A321 expansion

For all those anticipating the new 321s proliferation into more markets than the crew familiarization traditional ATL-FL​ runs, with this months new sked, you will notice ATLLAX, ATLDCA,ATLSAT, ATLSAN, ATLSNA on certain days. Rhumour has it next up are MSY BOS DEN SJC SMF but I can't cfm those as y...

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by Atlwarrior
Mon Jul 31, 2017 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta air service discussion - 2017
Replies: 186
Views: 21902

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

https://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/new ... d-ceo.html
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Delta CEO interview.

https://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/new ... d-ceo.html

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by Atlwarrior
Sat Jul 29, 2017 10:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The future of Eastern Airlines?
Replies: 8
Views: 3360

Re: The future of Eastern Airlines?

Some things are never meant to comeback, and this was one of them, RIP to all the former greats like Eastern, PanAm, and TWA.

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