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by TW870
Tue May 15, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;
Replies: 96
Views: 13156

Re: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;

Out of the remaining big players, GSK and AZ almost certainly have corporate contracts with AA/BA considering their UK roots and I am not sure about Merck. The Princeton and North Jersey area maintain a good share of Pharma offices (Merck, Pfizer, Novo Nordisk, Celgene, Sanofi, BMS, J&J, etc.) ...

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by TW870
Tue May 15, 2018 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;
Replies: 96
Views: 13156

Re: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;

Wow, no Transatlantic connections via JFK? **DL JFK-PHL OCT 1.0>0 NOV 1.0>0 DEC 1.0>0 JAN 1.0>0 Basically, this means that low season transatlantic fares do not contribute to the comparative profitability of this flight. The aircraft would likely be more useful flying another section to a DL hub. A...

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by TW870
Sun May 13, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;
Replies: 96
Views: 13156

Re: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;

Thanks as always enilria for making my Sunday morning.

Any thought on DL dropping JFK-PHL? Could that be a misfile? Obviously DL doesn't have much PHL-originating transatlantic traffic, but back tracking to DTW sounds inconvenient and thus that they are ceding the market.

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by TW870
Thu May 10, 2018 4:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 1854 DTW-DEN; Smoke in Cabin; Evac on Taxiway
Replies: 67
Views: 7137

Re: DL 1854 DTW-DEN; Smoke in Cabin; Evac on Taxiway

Was this a passenger-initiated evacuation? Where are the F/A’s directing traffic? SLOWEST. EVAC. EVAH. One thing to note is that the safety demo says nothing to passengers about what to do after they leave the aircraft via the window exits. I know it is annoying to see passengers standing on the wi...

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by TW870
Thu Apr 26, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion
Replies: 2513
Views: 166520

Re: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion

Just some quick feedback on moderating in Civil Aviation. Today I had two threads I was really interested in, one about odd departure procedures out of Kennedy this morning: http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1392461 And then this one about jetliner types that have been fully withdrawn ...

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by TW870
Thu Apr 26, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did UA ever have their own 767-200ERs?
Replies: 27
Views: 4897

Re: Did UA ever have their own 767-200ERs?

I worked them all the time when I was a flight attendant based in Boston and then in San Francisco in the late-90s and early-2000s. They had been delivered as 2-class domestic airplanes originally, but had long since been converted to 3-class for long-haul operations as described above. They had bi...

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by TW870
Thu Apr 26, 2018 2:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did UA ever have their own 767-200ERs?
Replies: 27
Views: 4897

Re: Did UA ever have their own 767-200ERs?

I worked them all the time when I was a flight attendant based in Boston and then in San Francisco in the late-90s and early-2000s. They had been delivered as 2-class domestic airplanes originally, but had long since been converted to 3-class for long-haul operations as described above. They had big...

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by TW870
Wed Apr 25, 2018 2:05 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion
Replies: 2513
Views: 166520

Re: Airliners.net Site Upgrade Announcement & Discussion

Just some quick feedback on moderating in Civil Aviation. Today I had two threads I was really interested in, one about odd departure procedures out of Kennedy this morning: http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1392461 And then this one about jetliner types that have been fully withdrawn f...

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by TW870
Tue Apr 24, 2018 2:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Flight 27 ATL-ICN Diverted to MSP
Replies: 10
Views: 2636

Re: DELTA FLIGHT 27 ATL-ICN Diverted to MSP

What about N502DN, that cancelled on Saturday, was supposed to fly ICN - DTW and it looks like its still in ICN. That was flight DL 158. It wasn't cancelled, it will be completed today as flight DL 9858. Flights that are completed are not cancelled. Wait. The flight was scheduled for Saturday but o...

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by TW870
Fri Apr 20, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First NW 747-400 flight
Replies: 34
Views: 5354

Re: First NW 747-400 flight

It has to be MSP-Tokyo Northwest did not offer non-stop service between Minneapolis and Tokyo in the late-1980s when the 744 entered into service. Asia bound passengers out of MSP usually took NW7 MSP-SEA and then connected to Asia. MSP did not see 747-400 service to NRT until quite late. MSP-Asia ...

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by TW870
Sun Apr 15, 2018 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/15/2018: WS Drops YYC-DFW/ORD, BOS-YUL; UA Adds IAD-PBG; AS Trims More Transcons
Replies: 104
Views: 10970

Re: OAG Changes 4/15/2018: WS Drops YYC-DFW/ORD, BOS-YUL; UA Adds IAD-PBG; AS Trims More Transcons

DL JFK-ATL JUL 8>7 DL JFK-BCN NOV 1.0>0.9 DEC 1.0>0.9 DL JFK-DFW OCT 1.8>3 DL JFK-EDI NOV 1.0>0.7 DEC 1.0>0.7 DL JFK-FCO NOV 1.0>0.7 DEC 1.0>0.7 DL JFK-MAD NOV 1.0>0.7 DEC 1.0>0.7 DL JFK-PBI OCT 1.0>0 DL JFK-PUJ NOV 1.1>1.4 DEC 1.5>1.8 DL LGA-GSP JUL 1.3>3 AUG 1.7>3 SEP 1.7>3 OCT 1.7>3 NOV 1.7>3 DE...

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by TW870
Sun Apr 15, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Minneapolis air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 51
Views: 1523

Re: Minneapolis air service discussion - 2018

Minneapolis/St Paul Intl (KMSP) is currently experiencing: departure delays an average of 38 minutes inbound flights delayed at their origin an average of 4 hours 53 minutes due to snow and ice arrival delays for airborne aircraft an average of 54 minutes This is as of 1030 CDT local 4/15/18 I saw ...

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by TW870
Sun Apr 15, 2018 5:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Minneapolis air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 51
Views: 1523

Re: Minneapolis Air Service Discussion

Rumors that RWY 4 has opened up. Sun Country had a honor flight land in DLH about a hour ago, and they just received clearance to MSP and are being de-iced. Which is good as a UA 319 landed at the same time and cant access an open gate due to the cluster up here. Saw a picture of the ramp; complete...

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by TW870
Sat Apr 14, 2018 11:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Minneapolis air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 51
Views: 1523

Re: Minneapolis Air Service Discussion

Last outbound on 4/14 looks to have been Delta 589 to Seattle on a 757-200 at 13:17 local. It is now 18:07 local. Lots of longhaul diversions. The first DL AMS-MSP went to Detroit, the second to Cincinnati, and the third to Kennedy. Haneda went to Detroit, Paris went to Detroit, and Heathrow went to...

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by TW870
Sat Apr 07, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 428
Views: 59786

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

This threat has seriously redeemed a.net for me, so thanks everyone for such informative posts. I love watching how the operation accommodates all sorts of irregularities, from crew availability to maintenance to weather, etc. This thread gives you the big picture, which is much harder to get if you...

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by TW870
Tue Apr 03, 2018 3:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 428
Views: 59786

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

Quick question on 777 rotations. How are they getting the airplane onto the CDG-SEA-HKG operation? I figured they would rotate it through CDG from either DTW or ATL, but that doesn't seem to be the case. I have the same question about MSP-HND. I see above that there is a schedule upgrade from MSP-SE...

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by TW870
Mon Apr 02, 2018 3:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018
Replies: 276
Views: 40178

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018

I spent a good chunk of the afternoon in the B-concouse Skyclub at ATL, and had a great view of a lot of the action. I saw 4 MD-90s all lined up in a row on the ramp that is just north of the 26s towards the west end of the field. Is it likely that those airplanes are headed to storage, or were they...

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by TW870
Fri Mar 30, 2018 3:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American to bring premium 757 to domestic routes
Replies: 68
Views: 13346

Re: American to bring premium 757 to domestic routes

What soft products are being eliminated? I second this question. DCA-LAX and BOS-SFO are the only Delta One flights other than JFK-LAX/SFO. They are still marketed as Delta One after April 1st. I have a hard time believing that they would dilute the Delta One brand by offering a lower tier service ...

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by TW870
Thu Mar 29, 2018 1:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American to bring premium 757 to domestic routes
Replies: 68
Views: 13346

Re: American to bring premium 757 to domestic routes

A lot of the soft product enhancements on DL are gone April 1st What soft products are being eliminated? I second this question. DCA-LAX and BOS-SFO are the only Delta One flights other than JFK-LAX/SFO. They are still marketed as Delta One after April 1st. I have a hard time believing that they wo...

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by TW870
Wed Mar 28, 2018 4:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American to bring premium 757 to domestic routes
Replies: 68
Views: 13346

Re: American to bring premium 757 to domestic routes

Might seem like a dumb question, but do many people even need lie-flats on day time flights? To me it seems like unless you're on a redeye, lie-flats wouldn't be that necessary. It is not a dumb question at all, and my guess is that few people use the lie-flat sleep feature. But what does different...

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by TW870
Thu Mar 22, 2018 3:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018
Replies: 276
Views: 40178

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018

I just flew on one of the refurbished 738s, and I was surprised to see that while the lighting and sidewalls and PTVs were fantastic, that those awful seats survived the refurb. Is it just me, or do people think those hard, slippery seats on the 738s and M90s are the worst? I was thinking the reconf...

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by TW870
Thu Mar 22, 2018 3:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 428
Views: 59786

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

On a side note, I noticed Delta's annual report released last month showed they will take only two A350-900s next year and two more in 2020. I remain sceptical Delta will take more A350-900s unless they are replacing the 77L fleet, which is very unlikely, as Airbus officially confirmed they are rai...

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by TW870
Thu Mar 22, 2018 3:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 4hr delays at SFO, what's up?
Replies: 53
Views: 6966

Re: 4hr delays at SFO, what's up?

Winds are southeasterly forcing departures off the 10s and landings on 19L...One at a time, with spacing for departures on the crossing runways in between. Ceilings and vis are fine. It’s all about the wind and the abnormal runway configuration tonight. Why does this configuration have less capacit...

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by TW870
Wed Mar 21, 2018 3:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 4hr delays at SFO, what's up?
Replies: 53
Views: 6966

Re: 4hr delays at SFO, what's up?

Winds are southeasterly forcing departures off the 10s and landings on 19L...One at a time, with spacing for departures on the crossing runways in between. Ceilings and vis are fine. It’s all about the wind and the abnormal runway configuration tonight. Why does this configuration have less capacit...

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by TW870
Tue Mar 06, 2018 2:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Airline with NYC-SFO Non-Stop Commercial Service
Replies: 36
Views: 5641

Re: First Airline with NYC-SFO Non-Stop Commercial Service

Why didn't United blow the market open and put the strat on LAX-IDL or SFO-IDL? United and AA could have flown LAX-LGA with a DC-6 in 1947, if not for the federal 8-hour rule. Likely they couldn't count on the B377 to do better. That makes sense. My historical question, though, is why the fight abo...

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by TW870
Tue Mar 06, 2018 2:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Airline with NYC-SFO Non-Stop Commercial Service
Replies: 36
Views: 5641

Re: First Airline with NYC-SFO Non-Stop Commercial Service

This was a very messy subject before deregulation. The simple answer: The original air mail routes in the 1930s ran from one big city to another, with intermediate stops. When aircraft range increased, airlines were allowed to overfly intermediate stops on some flights without requesting authority ...

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by TW870
Mon Mar 05, 2018 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Progress On JFK TWA Terminal 5 Hotel Project (PICS)
Replies: 101
Views: 18184

Re: Progress On JFK TWA Terminal 5 Hotel Project (PICS)

If you look closely at the drawing under the section called "The Plan", there is the outline of a vintage-shaped plane in that central area. So hopefully that is still part of the plan! Here is some info: http://www.conniesurvivors.com/1-connie_news.htm#FEB19 Such good news that another o...

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by TW870
Mon Mar 05, 2018 2:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Airline with NYC-SFO Non-Stop Commercial Service
Replies: 36
Views: 5641

Re: First Airline with NYC-SFO Non-Stop Commercial Service

It also brings up something about which I have always wondered. Assuming there was a demand for LAX-NYC non-stop, as airlines sure made a big deal about it when it was possible .... why didn't United start it earlier in 1950 with the introduction of the Boeing 377 Stratocruiser? There is no mention...

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by TW870
Fri Mar 02, 2018 3:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pax and Pilots are complaining about lavatories in AA B737-MAX
Replies: 215
Views: 38123

Re: Pax and Pilots hate AA B737-Max

It seems like the issue with the Max 8 on AA is that while none of its negative qualities are unique, it has no redeeming qualities. Tight first class, no cabin divider, tight W and Y, no PTVs, slimline lavs, etc. are not unique to the MAX or to AA. The reconfigured Delta A320s have the exact same m...

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by TW870
Tue Feb 27, 2018 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why was Delta So late to the A321 game?
Replies: 46
Views: 8839

Re: Why was Delta So late to the A321 game?

Does Delta ordered all Airbus 321 made out of Mobile Downtown airport (KBFM)? Q Nope. They get aircraft from both places. Delta A321s are prepared for fleet introduction by a subcontractor in Kansas City. The most recent arrivals were N338DN on February 14th from Hamburg (which staged through Kefla...

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by TW870
Fri Feb 23, 2018 3:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 428
Views: 59786

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

I see 858NW is still sitting in Lagos. How bad is the damage? Does anyone know how long it will take to get the airplane back, and what the fixes are?

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by TW870
Mon Feb 12, 2018 11:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Are Delta’s Premium Routes?
Replies: 51
Views: 6084

Re: What Are Delta’s Premium Routes?

It depends what you mean by "premium". But if you mean the routes where DL can command the strongest revenue premium over its competitors, and thus that are the foundation of its strategy, I would not say anywhere in Asia or Europe in 2018. Like others said we can only speculate, but my gu...

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by TW870
Sun Feb 11, 2018 11:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 428
Views: 59786

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

Anyone know why A350 506DN diverted to Minneapolis operating ICN-DTW? I know there was weather in DTW this am, but they swapped airplanes and used an A333 for the continuation. I am guessing that the crew of the A350 timed out and they were able to get A330 crew to MSP faster than A350 crew.

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by TW870
Wed Jan 31, 2018 3:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta aerial shoot over SBA
Replies: 3
Views: 1078

Re: Delta aerial shoot over SBA

N506DN, an A350, ferried from ATL-MHV a couple days ago. You are most likely referring to this flight, which did some work off the California coast: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N506DN/history/20180130/0030Z/KMHV/KMHV There was also a different, more local flight over the desert around Mojave...

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by TW870
Sun Jan 28, 2018 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 428
Views: 59786

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

Anyone know why N506DN has been in Atlanta since 12/22 and apparently not flown? Are they installing equipment on it post-production? It seems they can run NRT, ICN, and PEK from DTW with 5 A359s - but I am wondering why this airplane isn't in DTW to back up the operation in case of technical issue...

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by TW870
Sun Jan 28, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 428
Views: 59786

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

Anyone know why N506DN has been in Atlanta since 12/22 and apparently not flown? Are they installing equipment on it post-production? It seems they can run NRT, ICN, and PEK from DTW with 5 A359s - but I am wondering why this airplane isn't in DTW to back up the operation in case of technical issues.

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by TW870
Thu Jan 25, 2018 2:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL and AA resume IROP ticketing and baggage agreement
Replies: 67
Views: 8994

Re: DL and AA resume IROP ticketing and baggage agreement

After Delta's recent meltdowns this is finally something responsible. Its good they are doing something they deserve credit for that. I don't think it's too big a deal if you were travelling between large airports exclusively, but this is a huge deal if your start or end was a smaller airport. Cong...

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by TW870
Tue Jan 16, 2018 4:26 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A blast from the past: DC-10-30 - When VA was still VIASA…
Replies: 25
Views: 9304

Re: A blast from the past: DC-10-30 - When VA was still VIASA…

Thanks for posting. I love old trip reports. I worked N143AA many times. I remember that it retained its Viasa galleys for about a year after delivery to AA before getting retrofitted with AA galleys. In those days, some DC-10 operators, including Viasa, had the life vests stowed in the seatback ra...

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by TW870
Mon Jan 15, 2018 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA FA merger integration complaint
Replies: 64
Views: 8051

Re: UA FA merger integration complaint

Why not make the ‘lead flight attendant/pursuer role’ a management role? As I understand it this isn’t the case in the US where the role goes to someone trained and senior on the day. Next week they work economy galley on a 737. In AU/NZ with NZ,QF,VA the Customer Service Manager/Inflight Service D...

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by TW870
Fri Jan 12, 2018 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK Diverting Flights due to shear
Replies: 65
Views: 11941

Re: JFK Diverting Flights due to shear

Now MU587 is diverting to IAD after only a couple of circles. Looks like they sat at Dulles for 3 hours and went back to JFK, and after a few more circles are short final. There is a break between lines right now so it looks like they are getting some of the diversions in, but all flights are held ...

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by TW870
Sun Jan 07, 2018 3:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northeast USA Winter Storm 1/4 Thread
Replies: 313
Views: 29885

Re: Northeast USA Winter Storm 1/4 Thread

Between the long wait times for gates and additional diversions two days post-storm; I'm surprised the ongoing meltdown at JFK isn't being discussed more. Complete failure by the Port Authority of NYNJ in properly managing this whole event. Hard to believe that LGA, BOS and EWR are all pretty much ...

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by TW870
Thu Jan 04, 2018 10:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Northeast USA Winter Storm 1/4 Thread
Replies: 313
Views: 29885

Re: Northeast Winter Storm 1/4 Thread

watching the Spurs v West Ham game, half time they showed some video of Boston, after seeing that I have to wonder why airlines even tried to run flights into the area just to leave pax, crew and aircraft stranded. I think that the snow intensity is even worse than expected - especially in the New ...

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by TW870
Sat Dec 30, 2017 11:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What airline? 707 at DTW, 1970's
Replies: 18
Views: 3639

Re: What airline? 707 at DTW, 1970's

The late 70s and 80s was a fertile time for plane spotting at airports as legacy carriers began shedding first generation jets...707s and DC-8s. (Sadly, the Convair 880 and 990 never saw much of market in resales with a few exceptions.) 707s of such new entrant carriers as American Eagle, Guy-Ameri...

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by TW870
Fri Dec 29, 2017 4:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta ATL and MSP to HNL going to 764 and 763 this spring
Replies: 18
Views: 3528

Re: Delta ATL and MSP to HNL going to 764 and 763 this spring

It is interesting that the Hawaii long hauls now operate with a smaller gauge than in the past but with a more elaborate service, since both MSP and ATL are going Delta One up front. Was the previous 2x764 service out of ATL with Business Elite service up front, or was it just regular first class se...

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by TW870
Mon Dec 25, 2017 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/24/2017: DL Drops DAY-LGA, EK Daily to Florida, NK Cuts MSP-PHL, VR Out of PVD, WN Adds CVG-PHX
Replies: 102
Views: 15503

Re: OAG Changes 12/24/2017: DL Drops DAY-LGA, EK Daily to Florida, NK Cuts MSP-PHL, VR Out of PVD, WN Adds CVG-PHX

DAY's an excellent airport. I toured last April and we got an overview of their plans. Without going into the details of the extensive reconfiguration (I can if you want me to), there was talk from an airport official at that point that G4 was very happy at DAY and destinations 5 and 6 were a matte...

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by TW870
Mon Dec 25, 2017 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 10 LH 747-8 sitting on ramp in FRA
Replies: 62
Views: 23833

Re: 10 LH 747-8 sitting on ramp in FRA

Does demand in German long haul markets drop off further over Christmas than other European markets? I just wonder because I see that AF is operating its full normal winter schedule on JFK-CDG through the holiday, with a 772, 380, and 789 plus the DL 333. I would have thought there there would be de...

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by TW870
Sun Dec 24, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/24/2017: DL Drops DAY-LGA, EK Daily to Florida, NK Cuts MSP-PHL, VR Out of PVD, WN Adds CVG-PHX
Replies: 102
Views: 15503

Re: OAG Changes 12/24/2017: DL Drops DAY-LGA, EK Daily to Florida, NK Cuts MSP-PHL, VR Out of PVD, WN Adds CVG-PHX

*DL LGA-DAY APR 0.9>0.1 MAY 0.9>0 JUN 0.8>0 JUL 0.8>0 AUG 0.9>0 It's unfortunate the amount of cuts DAY has seen, too bad the cuts continue. I don't see DL going much lower in DAY though, this is what's left: MSP: 3xCRJ DTW: 4xCRJ ATL: 4xMD80 In comparison, from 2005: ATL: 4xMD80, 2xCRJ CVG: 2xCR7,...

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by TW870
Thu Dec 21, 2017 5:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Progress On JFK TWA Terminal 5 Hotel Project (PICS)
Replies: 101
Views: 18184

Re: Progress On JFK TWA Terminal 5 Hotel Project (PICS)

Is this downtown lounge in one world trade center open? https://www.twahotel.com/lounge It is on the hotel's promo material. Note the total fail that they use a UAL uniform to market the TWA hotel concept. This is a competitive game and I hope their google research team is better than this. They cou...

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by TW870
Thu Dec 21, 2017 4:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How to reignite regional (P2P) flying in the US?
Replies: 30
Views: 4349

Re: How to reignite regional (P2P) flying in the US?

There are some other "problems" to regional P2P flying that aren't going away: ⋅ Cars have become a lot more comfortable to travel longer distances in. What would have been a 1-hour flight in the past is now a 3-hour drive. ⋅ The need to arrive far in advance, due to s...

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by TW870
Tue Dec 19, 2017 4:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Power outage in ATL
Replies: 401
Views: 44810

Re: Power outage in ATL

Does ATL and delta need to work on their contingency planning? Absolutely. Once all the gates are occupied, and you have no information about when they might open up, 1. If an inbound flight has the fuel then return it to its origin. 2. If the flight didn't have enough fuel to return, then divert i...

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