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by 787fan8
Thu Jan 11, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair To Announce KEF-SFO
Replies: 96
Views: 7785

Re: Icelandair To Announce KEF-SFO

So when are they going to announce LAX?

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by 787fan8
Tue Jan 09, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MCI announcement 1/9-Icelandair announces KEF-MCI
Replies: 136
Views: 11308

Re: MCI announcement 1/9-Icelandair announces KEF-MCI

Well done MCI. If this exceeds expectations as a seasonal flight, then I could eventually see it going year round.

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by 787fan8
Fri Jan 05, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Denver developments for 2018
Replies: 23
Views: 3186

Re: Denver developments for 2018

What about TK? With them and UA being partners, I would think DEN would be a logical add to their route network.

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by 787fan8
Wed Jan 03, 2018 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 31
Views: 2868

Re: Atlanta air service discussion - 2018

Delta763 wrote:
I must have missed the news that AM is flying here again. I don't see them on the schedule. Where to?

AM currently flies from ATL to GDL, BJX, MID, MTY and QRO, all under the Connect brand and with the Embraer E190.

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by 787fan8
Wed Jan 03, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QR A350 coming to ATL
Replies: 17
Views: 2746

Re: QR A350 coming to ATL

Wonderful news! Now that gives us 2 airlines that fly the A350 to ATL.

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by 787fan8
Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 31
Views: 2868

Re: Atlanta air service discussion - 2018

https://www.irishcentral.com/news/aer-l ... es-flights
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I found this article from Irish Central that states that ATL is one of many US cities that Aer Lingus is considering the launch of once they receive their new Airbus A321LR's.
https://www.irishcentral.com/news/aer-l ... es-flights

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by 787fan8
Sun Dec 31, 2017 11:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta air service discussion - 2017
Replies: 186
Views: 21909

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

Sadly yes. That to me is one of the downsides of the airport master plan, but hey, on the bright side we’ll have the Domestic terminal canopies as a new noticeable feature for the airport once those are done. While I will miss the red and orange, I do like the new look. It is very clean and neat. D...

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by 787fan8
Sun Dec 31, 2017 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta air service discussion - 2017
Replies: 186
Views: 21909

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

Why no airline other than DL operates BNA-ATL is baffling. The fares are astronomic and the flights always full. WN, F9, NK??? If any airline is going to fly ATL-BNA against DL, it’s going to be WN. I think some competition on that route would be good because it would help bring those high fares do...

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by 787fan8
Sun Dec 31, 2017 2:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta air service discussion - 2017
Replies: 186
Views: 21909

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

With the modernizations going on at Hartsfield, are the red/orange exterior panels being removed permantly? If they are, it’s the end of an era as those panels are unique and one of the most noticeable features of the concourses. Sadly yes. That to me is one of the downsides of the airport master p...

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by 787fan8
Sat Dec 30, 2017 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta air service discussion - 2017
Replies: 186
Views: 21909

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

With 2017 drawing to a close, what are your 2018 predictions for the world's busiest airport? Hopefully we won't have to deal with any power outages again am I right? :razz: Jokes aside, here are my predictions for ATL in 2018: 1. WS could potentially start ATL-YYC as a result of their new joint ven...

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by 787fan8
Wed Dec 27, 2017 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta air service discussion - 2017
Replies: 186
Views: 21909

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

I flew DEN to ATL on Delta yesterday, and from what I observed, the modernizations of the concourses seem to be coming along very nicely. Much of the ceiling at the entrance of Concourse A had been removed, and some new ceiling as well as new signage for the gates had been installed as well. I also ...

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by 787fan8
Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska ending Cuba service
Replies: 64
Views: 7926

Re: Alaska ending Cuba service

They were never going to last on that route anyway. From the moment that Alaska Airlines applied for it, I knew that route was destined to lose money.

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by 787fan8
Mon Nov 13, 2017 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta air service discussion - 2017
Replies: 186
Views: 21909

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

Statistics for the month of September have been released So far, total aircraft operations for the year stand at 664,773. For total passengers, the number for 2017 is currently 78,097,821. Finally, for grand total cargo (which includes freight, express and mail), 502,973 metric tons have been handle...

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by 787fan8
Mon Nov 13, 2017 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates places order for 40 787-10's
Replies: 206
Views: 49863

Re: Emirates places order for 40 787-10's

Kudos to Boeing and Emirates on this wonderful order!

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by 787fan8
Sat Nov 11, 2017 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders
Replies: 188
Views: 66471

Re: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders

I expect at least one airline to place an order for the 737 MAX.

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by 787fan8
Fri Nov 10, 2017 7:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: BA next routes?
Replies: 40
Views: 3956

Re: BA next routes?

I’m surprised nobody’s mentioned STL yet. A solid contender for a new US city if you ask me.

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by 787fan8
Thu Nov 09, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Surrenders AOC
Replies: 56
Views: 6315

Re: Eastern Web Site Inoperative

Some things are best left untouched.

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by 787fan8
Mon Nov 06, 2017 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta air service discussion - 2017
Replies: 186
Views: 21909

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

Changes are coming to 4 DL long haul routes for 2018: Atlanta – Brussels: Service operates 5 weekly instead of 7 weekly: 25MAR18 – 27MAY18, 01SEP18 – 27OCT18 Atlanta – Buenos Aires Ezeiza: eff 25MAR18 A330-300 continues operating 1 daily, replacing 767-400ER Atlanta – Paris CDG: eff 01MAY18 DL084/08...

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by 787fan8
Sun Nov 05, 2017 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which city may become JAL’s next international destination?
Replies: 199
Views: 23051

Re: Which city may become JAL’s next international destination?

As a wildcard how about Las Vegas? I don't have any numbers as to number of people who fly between Japan and LAS but thought I would throw this one out there. Japan Airlines actually used to fly to LAS, but 9/11 killed the route. I would not be surprised if JL resumes LAS in the next couple years o...

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by 787fan8
Sun Nov 05, 2017 12:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroflot's USA routes
Replies: 47
Views: 9149

Re: Aeroflot's USA routes

LH658 wrote:
ATL or IAH.

Very unlikely. They would never be profitable at IAH or ATL. If they ever add another US city, it will most likely be ORD or SFO, but that’s way down the road.

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by 787fan8
Fri Nov 03, 2017 3:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Status of CLT terminal expansion
Replies: 33
Views: 1264

Re: CLT Terminal Expansion Approved

When is CLT supposed to build the new 12,000 ft runway again? I know this question doesn’t concern the terminals at CLT, but I’m just curious.

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by 787fan8
Fri Nov 03, 2017 2:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad to drop Dallas DFW
Replies: 89
Views: 15728

Re: Etihad to drop Dallas DFW

Pff, I saw this coming from a mile away. As soon as they announced that SFO was going to be cut, I said to myself “DFW is next”. Expect more cuts from EY to the US folks.

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by 787fan8
Fri Nov 03, 2017 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible Miami - Tokyo announcement soon
Replies: 124
Views: 18820

Re: Possible Miami - Tokyo announcement soon

I pray to God that this is true. MIA has been without an East Asian airline for far too long. The time has come to change that.

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by 787fan8
Wed Nov 01, 2017 10:50 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Cabin Photos from Doomed Jets
Replies: 54
Views: 11233

Re: Cabin Photos from Doomed Jets

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=QR6myu8CaWM
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Here’s a video from YouTube that was taken from inside the aircraft involved in the crash of AF447. This was filmed about a year before it crashed.
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=QR6myu8CaWM

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by 787fan8
Fri Oct 27, 2017 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aloha! Hawaiian Airlines takes delivery of first A321neo
Replies: 95
Views: 18630

Re: Aloha! Hawaiian Airlines takes delivery of first A321neo

A beautiful livery for a beautiful plane

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by 787fan8
Fri Oct 27, 2017 1:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA ORD Growth
Replies: 47
Views: 8452

Re: AA ORD Growth

SeaDoo wrote:
What are they using to Venice?

They will be using the 787-8.

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by 787fan8
Tue Oct 24, 2017 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian's next B787-9 tail will honor American baseball hero
Replies: 71
Views: 8241

Re: Norwegian's next B787-9 tail will honor American baseball hero

As a big fan of baseball, I think this is great.

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by 787fan8
Mon Oct 23, 2017 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Lufthansa Start AUS?
Replies: 51
Views: 3856

Re: Will Lufthansa Start AUS?

I wouldn’t rule it out at this point. Austin is a fast growing and thriving city, and I’m sure there will be room for a couple more foreign carriers in the near future.

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by 787fan8
Sun Oct 22, 2017 12:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus - any thoughts about potential new USA destinations?
Replies: 94
Views: 10380

Re: Aer Lingus - any thoughts about potential new USA destinations?

They did say that they were going to launch LAS not too long ago.

DFW is a given, and I think SEA is likely as well. I would say ATL, but I think we all know why that will never happen.

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by 787fan8
Sat Oct 21, 2017 3:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is the schedule for KE 748's at ATL?
Replies: 2
Views: 440

Re: What is the schedule for KE 748's at ATL?

The last time KE flew the -8 into ATL was prior to March of 2017 when they flew a mix of the 747, A380 and the 777. As of right now, it is just a 777-300ER. I’m not fully sure of when they will bring back the 747-8, but I wouldn’t rule out a possible return for the summer season next year.

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by 787fan8
Fri Oct 20, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta air service discussion - 2017
Replies: 186
Views: 21909

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

I forgot to share this with you guys earlier, but the Development Authority of Clayton County passed a resolution that pitches a logistics hub called Mountain View near the Airport as an ideal site for Amazon’s 2nd HQ. https://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/news/2017/10/17/atlanta-airport-site-could-be...

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by 787fan8
Thu Oct 19, 2017 2:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CLT only Int'l AA hub without BA service?
Replies: 47
Views: 4733

Re: CLT only Int'l AA hub without BA 747 service?

BA does not fly to CLT. If they did, it would most likely be served with the 787, but I don't see that happening anytime soon.

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by 787fan8
Thu Oct 19, 2017 12:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Thai Airways (TG) confirms intent to return to the US
Replies: 179
Views: 19292

Re: Thai Airways hopes to return to US - nonstop to California/New York

This move has losses written all over it

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by 787fan8
Wed Oct 18, 2017 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad 787-9 possible new routes
Replies: 17
Views: 2321

Re: Etihad 787-9 possible new routes

IAH maybe?

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by 787fan8
Wed Oct 18, 2017 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta air service discussion - 2017
Replies: 186
Views: 21909

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

With the first scheduled passenger flight for Delta's A350 nearing, would anyone happen to have any predictions for new or existing routes Delta could fly their A350's on from ATL? DTW has NRT, ICN, PEK and PVG in Asia, AMS in Europe, perhaps one of these? ATL-ICN will be an A350 route starting Mar...

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by 787fan8
Wed Oct 18, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta air service discussion - 2017
Replies: 186
Views: 21909

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

With the first scheduled passenger flight for Delta's A350 nearing, would anyone happen to have any predictions for new or existing routes Delta could fly their A350's on from ATL?

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by 787fan8
Tue Oct 17, 2017 11:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A350 Media Day
Replies: 83
Views: 12462

Re: Delta A350 Media Day

Would anyone happen to know if Delta's A350's have the tail camera like all the other airlines that fly the A350 do? they do not. Well that sucks. I was looking forward to having one at my seat if I ever got the chance to fly on them from ATL. In spite of all that, I still think Delta's A350's are ...

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by 787fan8
Tue Oct 17, 2017 11:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2017
Replies: 1559
Views: 167805

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

Ditto - kudos to Massport for being able to attract new carriers every year!! Really. Think about it . . . in just over five years, BOS has added first time non-stop services to NRT, HKG, PVG, PEK, MEX, PTY, BOG, IST, TLV, DOH and DXB. And now GRU. MEX was previously served in mid 2000's Add YVR (r...

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by 787fan8
Tue Oct 17, 2017 11:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirBerlin to Leave Oneworld
Replies: 14
Views: 3654

Re: AirBerlin to Leave Oneworld

If that wasn't obvious already...

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by 787fan8
Tue Oct 17, 2017 10:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A350 Media Day
Replies: 83
Views: 12462

Re: Delta A350 Media Day

Would anyone happen to know if Delta's A350's have the tail camera like all the other airlines that fly the A350 do?

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by 787fan8
Tue Oct 17, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia starts San Francisco and Managua
Replies: 59
Views: 11109

Re: Iberia starts San Francisco and Managua

I always felt MAD was a big hole in SFO's route network, so I'm glad IB is taking the opportunity to start this service. All SFO needs now is FCO on either AZ or UA.

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by 787fan8
Tue Oct 17, 2017 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue to start BOS-MSP 3xday on May 3 2018
Replies: 84
Views: 9139

Re: JetBlue to start BOS-MSP 3xday on May 3 2018

Well it's about time they announced this one.

Now I just have to wait for a certain user to come and claim that his precious Delta will destroy meanie JetBlue.

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by 787fan8
Sun Oct 15, 2017 8:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA video - A fond farewell to the Boeing 747
Replies: 42
Views: 6114

Re: UA video - A fond farewell to the Boeing 747

It's always sad to see the Queen retired, regardless of what airline it is.

Seeing United retire their 747's makes me dread the upcoming retirement of Delta's 747's even more.

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by 787fan8
Sun Oct 15, 2017 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where does China Southern Airlines fly their A380s?
Replies: 28
Views: 5755

Re: Where does China Southern Airlines fly their A380s?

I remember an article from 2 years ago that said that the airline wanted to put the A380 on the CAN-JFK route. Assuming it's been that long since they said that, I guess they didn't follow through with that consideration.

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by 787fan8
Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Southwest Airlines ever expand into Alaska, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, or Wyoming?
Replies: 77
Views: 9246

Re: Will Southwest Airlines ever expand into Alaska, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, or Wyoming?

I'm sure they'll add service to Alaska eventually, but I don't see WN service to the other 4 states happening anytime soon due to lack of demand.

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by 787fan8
Thu Oct 12, 2017 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Finally Announces Intentions to Serve Hawaii
Replies: 259
Views: 33006

Re: Southwest Finally Announces Intentions to Serve Hawaii

It's about time. Obviously, we all know they are going to fly to Hawaii from their operating bases and focus cities that are near the Pacific Ocean.

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by 787fan8
Thu Oct 12, 2017 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta air service discussion - 2017
Replies: 186
Views: 21909

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

https://twitter.com/ATLairport/status/9 ... 1188082688
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The first span of the canopies has been placed

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Courtesy of ATL's Twitter: https://twitter.com/ATLairport/status/9 ... 1188082688

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