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by 787fan8
Fri Sep 22, 2017 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France starts Seattle and Taipei in 2018
Replies: 30
Views: 7418

Re: Air France starts Seattle and Taipei in 2018

Do you guys think KLM could start SEA as part of their joint venture with DL?

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by 787fan8
Thu Sep 21, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines to purchase up to 40 787-9 aircraft
Replies: 151
Views: 19059

Re: Turkish Orders 40 787 Dreamliners

Congrats to TK and Boeing on a great order.
Does anyone have a clue of what routes they will use these planes on?

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by 787fan8
Thu Sep 21, 2017 8:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air NZ eyes non-stop AKL-ORD and EWR flights, eyes A350/B777X
Replies: 61
Views: 8067

Re: Air New Zealand eyes non-stop AKL - USA flights

I would love to see this happen. When it comes to airline routes, ULH always fascinates me the most. Also, I bet they are doing this in response to Qantas.

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by 787fan8
Thu Sep 21, 2017 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: European Service IAH- UA
Replies: 7
Views: 909

Re: European Service IAH- UA

CDG and FCO

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by 787fan8
Thu Sep 21, 2017 1:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights
Replies: 156
Views: 16932

Re: DL new summer 2018 transatlantic flights

Glad to see ATL-LIS. This service should do well considering it's in the summer and the tourists are up and about.

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by 787fan8
Thu Sep 21, 2017 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Air Service Discussion
Replies: 140
Views: 12723

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

http://news.delta.com/delta-s-trans-atl ... stinations
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Delta will add seasonal service from Atlanta to Lisbon, Portugal starting May 24th.
http://news.delta.com/delta-s-trans-atl ... stinations

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by 787fan8
Wed Sep 20, 2017 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA markets not served from DFW
Replies: 98
Views: 7904

Re: AA markets not served from DFW

dfwjim1 wrote:
Is Lihue, Kauai not served from DFW?

AA will fly from DFW to LIH seasonally during the winter months starting December 15th.

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by 787fan8
Wed Sep 20, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Pictures of First Qantas 787
Replies: 65
Views: 22402

Re: First Pictures of First Qantas 787

https://twitter.com/AeroimagesChris/sta ... 8660214784

And the award for the best 787 livery goes to . . .
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qf789 wrote:
VH-ZNA has now been rolled out of paint

Image

https://twitter.com/AeroimagesChris/sta ... 8660214784

And the award for the best 787 livery goes to . . .

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by 787fan8
Wed Sep 20, 2017 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Airlines considering ORD and IAH
Replies: 14
Views: 2242

Re: Philippine Airlines considering ORD and IAH

These new routes have losses written all over them.

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by 787fan8
Tue Sep 19, 2017 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Airlines considering ORD and IAH
Replies: 14
Views: 2242

Philippine Airlines considering ORD and IAH

http://onemileatatime.boardingarea.com/ ... o-houston/

Thoughts?
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Philippine Airlines is apparently considering flight to ORD and IAH, and wants to fly to the two cities via Vancouver
http://onemileatatime.boardingarea.com/ ... o-houston/

Thoughts?

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by 787fan8
Tue Sep 19, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways coming to MCI?
Replies: 42
Views: 6194

Re: British Airways coming to KCI?

Welcome to the forum kcaviation!
I think it would be great to see BA start MCI, but keep in mind that STL is also a close contender for BA as well, so it might be a tight race between the two.

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by 787fan8
Tue Sep 19, 2017 1:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New BA route to be announced tomorrow?
Replies: 122
Views: 16679

Re: New BA route to be announced tomorrow?

jmc1975 wrote:
Surprising nobody said KUL

Huh? British Airways already serves KUL with the -9.

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by 787fan8
Mon Sep 18, 2017 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Air Service Discussion
Replies: 140
Views: 12723

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

flymco753 wrote:
787fan8 wrote:
Would anyone happen to have access to any recent load factors for airlines at ATL?
Which routes are you looking for?

International, so basically any international route DL flies out of ATL and foreign airlines that fly to ATL.

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by 787fan8
Mon Sep 18, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Air Service Discussion
Replies: 140
Views: 12723

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

Would anyone happen to have access to any recent load factors for airlines at ATL?

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by 787fan8
Mon Sep 18, 2017 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New BA route to be announced tomorrow?
Replies: 122
Views: 16679

Re: New BA route to be announced tomorrow?

CLT?

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by 787fan8
Sun Sep 17, 2017 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air axes Houston
Replies: 53
Views: 10440

Re: Korean Air axes Houston

Well that sucks. I wonder if this means anything for KE's DFW service.

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by 787fan8
Sun Sep 17, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frontier Announcing Multiple New Routes
Replies: 161
Views: 16514

Re: Frontier Expansion at SJC

ERJ170 wrote:
klm617 wrote:
Hopefully we will see SJC-DTW added it's a badly need link in the Detroit market.

Why is SJC-DTW badly needed? What connection is there between Motor City and Silicon Valley?

Don't feed the troll my friend. It might bite back. ;)

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by 787fan8
Sat Sep 16, 2017 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Air Canada Airbus A330 painted in the new livery
Replies: 107
Views: 15904

Re: First Air Canada Airbus A330 painted in the new livery

I can't really see all the hate for the cockpit mask. To me, it makes the new livery stand out amongst other airline liveries.

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by 787fan8
Sat Sep 16, 2017 1:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why didn't DL keep main services from MEM?
Replies: 16
Views: 2829

Re: Why didn't DL keep main services from MEM?

High fuel costs and the predominant use of inefficient 50-seat regional jets in a small local traffic market is what made the MEM hub unprofitable in the first place.

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by 787fan8
Sat Sep 16, 2017 3:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to axe NRT-GUM
Replies: 86
Views: 13663

Re: Delta to axe NRT-GUM

Is this really surprising to anyone? I thought it was only a matter of time before this route got cut.

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by 787fan8
Fri Sep 15, 2017 7:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 301
Views: 30406

Re: DL Future Expansion

Sightseer wrote:
Unrelated to ATL, there is another thread saying BA's AUS flight will be on a 744(!) next summer. I wonder what that means for AUS-AMS.

I say it's a done deal at this point.

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by 787fan8
Fri Sep 15, 2017 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA upgauges AUS to 747 starting Summer 2018
Replies: 95
Views: 15586

Re: BA upgauges AUS to 747 starting Summer 2018

Woah. I was not expecting this at all. Well done AUS!

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by 787fan8
Fri Sep 15, 2017 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Air Service Discussion
Replies: 140
Views: 12723

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

I think the upgauge of 777-200LR to -300ER should be in the Doha thread. Come on dude, really? It's a new destination for a carrier already serving ATL. When delta adds a new destination do you mention it on here if it's leaving Atlanta or do you look up the destination thread and put it there. Go ...

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by 787fan8
Thu Sep 14, 2017 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways Cargo announces Pittsburgh
Replies: 12
Views: 1621

Re: Qatar Airways Cargo announces Pittsburgh

Midwestindy wrote:
787fan8 wrote:
Didn't QR want to start scheduled passenger service to PIT at somepoint?


?

Disregard my previous post in this thread. I just did some research and found that the airport people were the ones who wanted the service, not QR. I think quite a few US airports are more likely to land QR before PIT does.

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by 787fan8
Thu Sep 14, 2017 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways Cargo announces Pittsburgh
Replies: 12
Views: 1621

Re: Qatar Airways Cargo announces Pittsburgh

Didn't QR want to start scheduled passenger service to PIT at somepoint?

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by 787fan8
Thu Sep 14, 2017 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Air Service Discussion
Replies: 140
Views: 12723

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

Hurricane update: Delta has cancelled 800 flights as Irma, now a tropical storm, nears Atlanta. More cancellations could follow depending on the severity of the weather. Southwest has also canceled about half of their Atlanta flights today. So what will Delta do will they upgauge or add frequency a...

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by 787fan8
Thu Sep 14, 2017 1:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MCI Thread
Replies: 80
Views: 4690

Re: MCI Happenings

You'll all love this anna.aero article: http://www.anna.aero/2017/09/13/kansas-city-becomes-the-largest-unserved-market-in-the-us-from-europe MCI now "largest unserved US market from Europe". Discuss :stirthepot: As much as I'd like to see TATL service from MCI, I think that when BA annou...

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by 787fan8
Thu Sep 14, 2017 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair Announces DFW
Replies: 90
Views: 8944

Re: Icelandair Announces DFW

TerminalD wrote:
I had a feeling this would happen. Wonder where ATL is in all of this?

I'm confident we'll see FI in ATL in about a couple years or so, but WW will probably beat them to the punch with their rapid expansion.

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by 787fan8
Thu Sep 14, 2017 10:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Air Service Discussion
Replies: 140
Views: 12723

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/air ... f-13sep17/
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Qatar Airways is upgauging from the 777-200LR to the 777-300ER for the entire winter season starting Oct 29th.
http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/air ... f-13sep17/

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by 787fan8
Thu Sep 14, 2017 12:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? Part 2
Replies: 296
Views: 21877

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? Part 2

ADrum23 wrote:
Any new service announcements for BNA coming anytime soon?

A seasonal BNA-FRA flight from DE wouldn't surprise me

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by 787fan8
Wed Sep 13, 2017 1:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's next for DEN? - Fall 2017 Edition
Replies: 10
Views: 1115

Re: What's next for DEN? - Fall 2017 Edition

I hope Emirates is one of them.

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by 787fan8
Mon Sep 11, 2017 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Air Service Discussion
Replies: 140
Views: 12723

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

Hurricane update: Delta has cancelled 800 flights as Irma, now a tropical storm, nears Atlanta. More cancellations could follow depending on the severity of the weather. Southwest has also canceled about half of their Atlanta flights today. So what will Delta do will they upgauge or add frequency a...

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by 787fan8
Mon Sep 11, 2017 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Air Service Discussion
Replies: 140
Views: 12723

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

Hurricane update: Delta has cancelled 800 flights as Irma, now a tropical storm, nears Atlanta. More cancellations could follow depending on the severity of the weather. Southwest has also canceled about half of their Atlanta flights today.

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by 787fan8
Sun Sep 10, 2017 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAH Future Routes
Replies: 57
Views: 5973

Re: IAH Future Routes

After UA's IAH-SYD announcement, what new routes could be added at IAH by foreign carriers or UA for connectivity. Such as: IAH-PVG IAH-HKG IAH-TLV IAH-DEL IAH-LOS Your thoughts? PVG: China Eastern expressed interest in this one. Are they still planning on it? HKG: I could see Cathay Pacific doing ...

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by 787fan8
Sat Sep 09, 2017 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 301
Views: 30406

Re: DL Future Expansion

DL will announce RDU-AMS at somepoint. Mark my words.

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by 787fan8
Fri Sep 08, 2017 10:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Condor's next US destination
Replies: 11
Views: 2407

Re: Condor's next US destination

Why is suggesting DTW any more of a troll or DL hater (not that it is) than suggesting SLC like you did? Both are DL hubs with non-stop service to EU. I was making a joke, and not actually suggesting DTW. They would certainly not be at the top of their list for expansion. The reason I suggested SLC...

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by 787fan8
Fri Sep 08, 2017 9:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Condor's next US destination
Replies: 11
Views: 2407

Condor's next US destination

It's been a long time since I've done a next US destination thread for a foreign airline, so I figured I'd start a new one. What airport do you guys think will be Condor's next US destination? If I were to be a troll or DL hater, I'd say DTW ;) . But I'm not, so I'll suggest BNA, RDU and SLC. What a...

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by 787fan8
Fri Sep 08, 2017 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Air Service Discussion
Replies: 140
Views: 12723

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

Well guys, it's official. The world's busiest airport is expected to be struck by Irma as a tropical storm. CNBC is reporting that the airport could see winds of up to 73 MPH by the time she passes over Georgia on Tuesday, and lots of cancellations are expected if she hits as predicted. Stay safe fe...

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by 787fan8
Fri Sep 08, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates may fully restore capacity on flights to the U.S. as demand recovers
Replies: 22
Views: 4739

Re: Emirates may fully restore capacity on flights to the U.S. as demand recovers

OK bold prediction but here goes DTW will be the next EK USA add and it will be within 12 months. Because the whole universe revolves around Detroit right? Going on topic, I do believe that this is a sign of potential expansion in the near future, but Emirates should fully restore capacity on their...

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by 787fan8
Thu Sep 07, 2017 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA announces IAH-SYD, starting Jan 18, 2018
Replies: 155
Views: 24570

Re: UA announces IAH-SYD, starting Jan 18, 2018

Well, this was unexpected.

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by 787fan8
Thu Sep 07, 2017 1:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Air Service Discussion
Replies: 140
Views: 12723

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

Delta is currently adding extra flights from ATL to Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach and Key West to help evacuate residents from South Florida. Additionally, all flights from ATL to the Caribbean have been cancelled.

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by 787fan8
Wed Sep 06, 2017 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL add IND-CDG
Replies: 222
Views: 21690

Re: DL add IND-CDG

What makes this new flight even more interesting is that the outbound flight number is 500, which is a clever nod to the Indy 500.

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by 787fan8
Wed Sep 06, 2017 6:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Air Service Discussion
Replies: 140
Views: 12723

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

http://www.atl.com/wp-content/uploads/2 ... y-2017.pdf
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Operating statistics for the month of July are out
http://www.atl.com/wp-content/uploads/2 ... y-2017.pdf

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by 787fan8
Wed Sep 06, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread
Replies: 561
Views: 40478

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread

What if BA is announcing IND in response to the growth of WOW Air?

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by 787fan8
Wed Sep 06, 2017 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Launching DFW
Replies: 46
Views: 6451

Re: WOW Launching DFW

lavalampluva wrote:
Flyers out of ATL must be livid that another city got a KEF flight before them.

Trust me, we Atlantans have a lot more patience than those in the Midwest do when it comes to new airlines.

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by 787fan8
Wed Sep 06, 2017 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Launching DFW
Replies: 46
Views: 6451

Re: WOW Launching DFW

Was not expecting DFW. I though they'd announce IND or CMH next.

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by 787fan8
Tue Sep 05, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Air Service Discussion
Replies: 140
Views: 12723

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

With Hurricane Irma fast approaching, we should certainly expect delays and/or cancellation of flights from ATL to quite a few Caribbean airports this week.

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by 787fan8
Mon Sep 04, 2017 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest and New York-Kennedy: Why not?
Replies: 34
Views: 4660

Re: Southwest and New York-Kennedy: Why not?

I don't believe WN will ever serve JFK. They don't have the slots necessary to do so and even if they did, the competition against B6 would be fierce.

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by 787fan8
Sun Sep 03, 2017 9:02 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: US Cities and Airports that deserve their own thread
Replies: 4
Views: 302

US Cities and Airports that deserve their own thread

Hey guys, This is my first post outside the Civil Aviation forum so I apologize if this doesn't belong here. What cities and airports do you guys think deserves their own thread right now? Here's what I think: The Chicago area (ORD, MDW, GYY and RFD) The Washington Area (IAD, DCA, BWI) The San Franc...

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by 787fan8
Sat Sep 02, 2017 12:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Air Service Discussion
Replies: 140
Views: 12723

Re: Atlanta Air Service Discussion

http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/air ... july-2018/
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Delta's new Atlanta-Shanghai flight is now officially scheduled to start on July 20th, pending government approval. Reservations are set to open in the next few hours.
http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/air ... july-2018/

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