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by jbs2886
Tue Nov 21, 2017 9:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 453
Views: 46067

Re: DL Future Expansion

So naive question: DL is adding or recently added TATL service from all these new airports (IND, MCO, PIT, potentially AUS, etc). What routes were these pax taking previously? Obviously it was IND/PIT/MCO- HUB -Europe. So theoretically, HUB above has lost some pax that were flying the HUB-Europe le...

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by jbs2886
Tue Nov 21, 2017 9:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 453
Views: 46067

Re: DL Future Expansion

So naive question: DL is adding or recently added TATL service from all these new airports (IND, MCO, PIT, potentially AUS, etc). What routes were these pax taking previously? Obviously it was IND/PIT/MCO- HUB -Europe. So theoretically, HUB above has lost some pax that were flying the HUB-Europe le...

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by jbs2886
Tue Nov 21, 2017 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Future Expansion
Replies: 453
Views: 46067

Re: DL Future Expansion

So naive question: DL is adding or recently added TATL service from all these new airports (IND, MCO, PIT, potentially AUS, etc). What routes were these pax taking previously? Obviously it was IND/PIT/MCO- HUB -Europe. So theoretically, HUB above has lost some pax that were flying the HUB-Europe le...

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by jbs2886
Tue Nov 21, 2017 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT 737-800 and 737 MAX 8 news
Replies: 50
Views: 16314

Re: LOT 737-800 and 737 MAX 8 news

Yes you are right, it seems like the E195 will be used ones from an undisclosed source. I got misled by an interview with the CEO who mentioned "new e195" jets, but he meant new as in additional and for growth. As soon as I have found out the source of the jets ill post it here. Unlike E-...

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by jbs2886
Tue Nov 21, 2017 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT 737-800 and 737 MAX 8 news
Replies: 50
Views: 16314

Re: LOT 737-800 and 737 MAX 8 news

Different AC type but LOT related news, the airline has just ordered 6 additional E195 jets from Embraer for delivery starting next year. Incorrect. These are going to be used E195s, sourced via leasing company. They're not coming from Embraer, but another airline (I have no idea which one at the m...

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by jbs2886
Mon Nov 20, 2017 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta rolls out Delta One on BOS-LAX
Replies: 15
Views: 4028

Re: Delta rolls out Delta One on BOS-LAX

Sorry to break the news..... Delta One is no Royal Service! Yes, but it is better than Delta domestic first. :roll: Thanks for your productive contribution to the thread. Back to the thread, aren't the HNL routes Delta One already? Additionally, won't the presence of both Delta One and domestic fir...

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by jbs2886
Mon Nov 20, 2017 3:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 11/19/2017: AA +CLT-TUS, Drops ORD-MAN, PHX-IFP; AS Drops LAX-CUN, RNO-SNA; UA +DEN-BFF/COD/JAX/LBF/LBL
Replies: 104
Views: 14232

Re: OAG Changes 11/19/2017: AA +CLT-TUS, Drops ORD-MAN, PHX-IFP; AS Drops LAX-CUN, RNO-SNA; UA +DEN-BFF/COD/JAX/LBF/LBL

In the markets he's complaining about DL is actually planning to fly more seats than last year, although on lower frequency so to say there are fewer connecting opportunities is not true. More seats = more connecting opportunities. DL is growing seats in DTW at about a 1-2% year-over-year rate. He ...

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by jbs2886
Sat Nov 18, 2017 11:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The MSY Thread - 2017
Replies: 865
Views: 71071

Re: The MSY Thread - 2017

Wow !! I just flew into-and-out of MSY for my first time...I will be generous -- Miserable !! This airport is truly unworthy of an otherwise great city of New Orleans, and legendary musician and namesake, Louis Armstrong !! - Terminal C -- American Airlines -- is the worst I have ever seen...is MSY...

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by jbs2886
Sat Nov 18, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad to retire the 77L
Replies: 96
Views: 19901

Re: Etihad to retire the 77L

Slash787 wrote:
What about MIAT Mangolian, they can replace their 767 and start some long haul routes.


Are you just listing random airlines now?

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by jbs2886
Sat Nov 18, 2017 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The MSY Thread - 2017
Replies: 865
Views: 71071

Re: The MSY Thread - 2017

Wow !! I just flew into-and-out of MSY for my first time...I will be generous -- Miserable !! This airport is truly unworthy of an otherwise great city of New Orleans, and legendary musician and namesake, Louis Armstrong !! - Terminal C -- American Airlines -- is the worst I have ever seen...is MSY...

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by jbs2886
Fri Nov 17, 2017 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News
Replies: 158
Views: 18872

Re: Chicago Aviation News [Sep 29]: 30 New Gates

In ORD's defense, they *are* just finishing a massive $10bil reconfiguration of their runways. there was no point in redoing terminals until the runways were completed and the new space was freed up. Quite frankly, I'd rather take the runway expansion over terminal expansion, merely because runways...

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by jbs2886
Fri Nov 17, 2017 3:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The MSY Thread - 2017
Replies: 865
Views: 71071

Re: The MSY Thread - 2017

LightningZ71 wrote:
Whatever change order #7 was, it was approved, though at ~6.9 million.


Maybe interior build outs for restaurants and retail? Might be a bit much for that, though. I suspect it is something that was expected given how its been really a non-affair.

Also, any word on the new hotel?

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by jbs2886
Fri Nov 17, 2017 3:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation News
Replies: 158
Views: 18872

Re: Chicago Aviation News

it is ORD's version trying to take advantage of current terminals and infrastructure already in place. That way it lessens the impact on the airfield and airlines. Lot of planning still taking place. Which is really stupid on ORD's part IMO. They are wasting a golden opportunity to remake itself in...

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by jbs2886
Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad to retire the 77L
Replies: 96
Views: 19901

Re: Etihad to retire the 77L

Slash787 wrote:
AI does have 3 777-300ERs on order and they are supposed to be delivered in March or April 2018.


2 will replace 2 others that will be used for the Indian government.

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by jbs2886
Fri Nov 17, 2017 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders pt2
Replies: 91
Views: 19141

Re: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders pt2

Slash787 wrote:
If you want to replace your A330's, I would say go with the A330neo, I hope you know it costs money and time to go from one aircraft to another, get a totally new type rating.


Unless you already have 787s (Qantas) and/or Boeing pays for some or all of those costs.

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by jbs2886
Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad to retire the 77L
Replies: 96
Views: 19901

Re: Etihad to retire the 77L

How about gifting them to Jet Airways. I think 9W is doubling down on medium haul connections to AMS. Their 77Ws are hardly used, except for LHR routes, most of the new connections to AMS seem to be on the A330 family. I am not sure if AI is going to buy back the 77Ls. They have been making very li...

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by jbs2886
Thu Nov 16, 2017 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier announces LoI for 31 (+30 Options) CSeries from an unnamed European Customer
Replies: 271
Views: 44082

Re: Bombardier announces LoI for 31 (+30 Options) CSeries from an unnamed European Customer

In another thread we are told, that David Neeleman has acquired 32 % of the second largest french airline Aigle Azur: http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1379003 Aigle Azur today has a fleet of 2 A319-100 and 9 A320-200. Maybe with the backing of Neeleman and the HNA-group Aigle ...

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by jbs2886
Thu Nov 16, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier announces LoI for 31 (+30 Options) CSeries from an unnamed European Customer
Replies: 271
Views: 44082

Re: Bombardier announces LoI for 31 (+30 Options) CSeries from an unnamed European Customer

In another thread we are told, that David Neeleman has acquired 32 % of the second largest french airline Aigle Azur: http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1379003 Aigle Azur today has a fleet of 2 A319-100 and 9 A320-200. Maybe with the backing of Neeleman and the HNA-group Aigle ...

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by jbs2886
Thu Nov 16, 2017 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 425
Views: 109459

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

Momo1435 wrote:
My guess

787 Alafco
737 Monarch , it's a canceled MAX order, they had 32 on order.


Ahh, yes Monarch. That makes sense.

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by jbs2886
Thu Nov 16, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 425
Views: 109459

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

Boeing Weekly Update 22 new orders (ALAFCO for 20 737s and Ethiopian Airlines for two 777s). In the changes category, reduced 737 orders by 32 and 787 orders by eight. Identified Ethiopian Airlines for two 777s, previously listed as unidentified. http://www.boeing.com/commercial/index.page#/orders-...

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by jbs2886
Thu Nov 16, 2017 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad to retire the 77L
Replies: 96
Views: 19901

Re: Etihad to retire the 77L

N415XJ wrote:
voxkel wrote:
United787 wrote:
Who else is still flying the 777-200LR?


AC is one I can think of, along with EK/QR.

DL operates 8, PIA operates 2, Turkmenistan operates 3, and Iraqi Airways operates 1.


Ethiopian has 6; Etihad has 6; AI has 3.

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by jbs2886
Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad to retire the 77L
Replies: 96
Views: 19901

Re: Etihad to retire the 77L

Is it confirmed these will be retired or just speculation from the airlineroute post?

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by jbs2886
Wed Nov 15, 2017 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders pt2
Replies: 91
Views: 19141

Re: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders pt2

Jet Airways is interested in the MAX 10, so I am assuming we should hear an order of mixed Max 8 and Max 10 by them. There has been talks since a while that Saudia and Vistara are interested in the 777 X, but well we will just have to wait. Talks about orders from Jet Airways and Vistara have been ...

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by jbs2886
Wed Nov 15, 2017 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates places order for 40 787-10's
Replies: 206
Views: 32313

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

quote 'It is believed that the 787 is currently TOW-limited by the undercarriage, which is at design maximum. I do not know if it is possible for Messier-Dowty to strengthen the gear structure to support higher weights' There are posts in the Leeham comments section that say a 787-10ER is in the pi...

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by jbs2886
Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Egypt Air to order 787-9 + A320NEO
Replies: 36
Views: 7430

Re: Confirmed: Egypt Air to order 787-9 + A320NEO

I find Egypt Air's narrowbody fleet planning bizarre. 737NGs, then A320s, then back to 737NGs (still being delivered), now A320neos.

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by jbs2886
Wed Nov 15, 2017 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates places order for 40 787-10's
Replies: 206
Views: 32313

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

Also replacing smaller 77W with bigger 779 adds unnecessary capacity which it is not able to fill. The 777-9 will offer Emirates only marginal capacity increases over the 777-300ER. In the highest-density two-class configuration, for example, the delta is only 13 seats (440 v. 427). We also don't k...

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by jbs2886
Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA adding DFW-KEF
Replies: 169
Views: 17441

Re: AA adding DFW-KEF

ORD-MAN going seasonal is the bigger news here, I think. That leaves London as the only year-round transatlantic destination from the ORD hub. I realize that a range of points are still available year-round from PHL, but it's still sad to see the ORD transatlantic operation dwindle down to almost n...

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by jbs2886
Tue Nov 14, 2017 6:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The MSY Thread - 2017
Replies: 865
Views: 71071

Re: The MSY Thread - 2017

If DE has a few more successful seasons in MSY, and if traffic continues to grow, LH could be a possibility to replace DE. Not expecting that to happen, if it does, for at least 3-5 years though. For now, I'm perfectly happy with the BA + DE lineup. It serves the market well. Personal note for Jubg...

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by jbs2886
Tue Nov 14, 2017 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA adding DFW-KEF
Replies: 169
Views: 17441

Re: AA adding DFW-KEF

I'm surprised the MAN cut is so deep. I would have expected a May-Oct season (currently runs April-January), but June-Sept is very short! But then again, when they insist on using a B757 in winter that can barely make the route in one go (lots of Bangor stops again recently), then I'm not sure what...

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by jbs2886
Tue Nov 14, 2017 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates places order for 40 787-10's
Replies: 206
Views: 32313

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

Because they bought the plane they wanted in the end. I suspect this is more or less a warning about constantly changing the pitch when you are selling something that takes detailed evaluation. As someone who from time to time has to evaluate vendor proposals nothing is more obnoxious than the vend...

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by jbs2886
Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders
Replies: 188
Views: 53026

Re: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders

What a week so far! Very excited to see the EK order - they were/are in need of a smaller aircraft for more regional routes following the retirement of all the A330/340's. The Boeing rumor machine seems to be coming true at this airshow so I wouldn't be surprised to see the Saudia 777-9 order. They...

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You keep commenting on "787-10s" what is the point you are getting at? Its unclear.
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9w748capt wrote:
qf789 wrote:
Just In

Emirates has placed an order for 40 787-10's

https://twitter.com/emirates/status/929640845556494336


787-10's what?


You keep commenting on "787-10s" what is the point you are getting at? Its unclear.

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by jbs2886
Mon Nov 13, 2017 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Other Manufacturers/Engine Orders
Replies: 52
Views: 16040

Re: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Other Manufacturers/Engine Orders

This topic should be about "Dubai Air Show 2017 - Other Manufacturers/Engine Orders" and again the coments are about "Bombardier + Airbus = CSALP" ... Just because people aren't talking about Embraer doesn't mean they should stop talking about Bombardier + Airbus. There is nothi...

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by jbs2886
Mon Nov 13, 2017 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders
Replies: 188
Views: 53026

Re: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders

Gulf Air sings lease agreement for 5 x 787-9 with DAE Deliveries starting in 2018 so I don’t think it is a new order but noteworthy nevertheless http://www.airlinerworld.com/2017/11/dubai-gulf-air-signs-787-deal/ So Gulf Air will now have 15 787-9s (10 on order directly by the airline). Gulf Air ha...

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by jbs2886
Mon Nov 13, 2017 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders
Replies: 188
Views: 53026

Re: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders

ikolkyo wrote:
Very quiet first day for everyone.


Second day? The first day was Emirates 787-10s.

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by jbs2886
Mon Nov 13, 2017 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders
Replies: 188
Views: 53026

Re: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders

http://www.airlinerworld.com/2017/11/du ... -787-deal/


So Gulf Air will now have 15 787-9s (10 on order directly by the airline).
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boefan wrote:
Gulf Air sings lease agreement for 5 x 787-9 with DAE
Deliveries starting in 2018 so I don’t think it is a new order but noteworthy nevertheless

http://www.airlinerworld.com/2017/11/du ... -787-deal/


So Gulf Air will now have 15 787-9s (10 on order directly by the airline).

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by jbs2886
Mon Nov 13, 2017 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing may consider restarting 767 pax model production
Replies: 695
Views: 100280

Re: Boeing may consider restarting 767 pax model production

Given the paucity of order announcements at DAS17, I think we can resume the "speculation" to entertain us in the meantime.:cheerful: Leeham enumerated the hurdles Boeing must clear to restart limited 767ER production..... http://leehamnews.com/2017/11/13/challenges-facing-boeing-767-300e...

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by jbs2886
Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlyVLM: VLM Airlines rebranded, new livery
Replies: 12
Views: 2746

Re: FlyVLM: VLM Airlines rebranded, new livery

It looks like they started with a Thomas Cook livery and slapped on a new tail and logo. (Yes, I know it’s different, but it’s similar). No surprise really, as this is a former Thomas Cook jet. The registration gives it away: OO-TCX. If it is their new branding, that is a surprise that they would b...

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by jbs2886
Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlyVLM: VLM Airlines rebranded, new livery
Replies: 12
Views: 2746

Re: FlyVLM: VLM Airlines rebranded, new livery

It looks like they started with a Thomas Cook livery and slapped on a new tail and logo.

(Yes, I know it’s different, but it’s similar).

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by jbs2886
Sun Nov 12, 2017 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders
Replies: 188
Views: 53026

Re: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders

So.. Will the Boeing 747 Live on? Azerbaijan Airlines has announced orders for 5 B787-8 and 2 orders for the B747-8F or the B77F. No. 777F. What is weird is that while the news says 777F, the Boeing release is incredibly vague: "a commitment to purchase two large freighters." Just is very...

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by jbs2886
Sun Nov 12, 2017 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Airbus Orders
Replies: 256
Views: 69807

Re: Dubai AIr Show 2017 - Airbus Orders

Wow, 59 posts and no orders to announce so far! Yup, 2017 is a year Airbus will want to forget! Im wondering if the A380 deal will even happen. Air Show is a walk for Boeing with the 787-10 order....has it ever happened before, that an OEM got no orders at an Air Show? :o Well to be fair that was j...

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by jbs2886
Sun Nov 12, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders
Replies: 188
Views: 53026

Re: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders

You do have some good points, I have a feeling they might change it into 777X 5 years is a long time, right now they only have 777's and A380's which are way bigger in capacity, if they want an aircraft with less capacity than their current ones cause they think they are too big, then well an EIS o...

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by jbs2886
Sat Nov 11, 2017 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing may consider restarting 767 pax model production
Replies: 695
Views: 100280

Re: Boeing may consider restarting 767 pax model production

STT757 wrote:
Boeing leases UA 767s for ten years.


Is this an opinion or fact? If fact, source?

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by jbs2886
Sat Nov 11, 2017 1:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Shuttle Question
Replies: 47
Views: 7150

Re: Delta Shuttle Question

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Delta_Shuttle
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yvphx wrote:
Sorry to ask a dumb question, but what exactly is a "Delta Shuttle?"


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Delta_Shuttle

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by jbs2886
Sat Nov 11, 2017 12:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Shuttle Question
Replies: 47
Views: 7150

Re: Delta Shuttle Question

It looks like they are no longer listing LAX-SFO, SEA-SFO/LAX as DL Shuttle on the flight schedule. Interestingly, On September 1, 2018, LGA-ORD also stops being listed as Delta Shuttle. However, there does not appear to be a change in frequency or aircraft size. This was within the past few days b...

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by jbs2886
Fri Nov 10, 2017 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago 2018 Thread
Replies: 13
Views: 1157

Re: Chicago 2018 Thread

It’s crazy to me how threads about Chicago always fall off the radar so fast on this forum. Chicago is the third largest city in the US and has one of the busiest airports in the world, yet people don’t seem to care. It doesn’t make any sense to me. Because there's only 13, 18 or so of them going o...

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by jbs2886
Fri Nov 10, 2017 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to issue RFP for up to 150 Narrowbodies
Replies: 243
Views: 44222

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

100-150 orders isn't a single solution. Delta has over 700 narrowbodies in the fleet. This order won't dictate the majority of their fleet in the future. What he really means by "unexpected by smart fleet strategies" is Airbus purchases. :lol: Of course, now I get it. Smart fleet strategi...

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by jbs2886
Fri Nov 10, 2017 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to issue RFP for up to 150 Narrowbodies
Replies: 243
Views: 44222

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

Newbiepilot wrote:
100-150 orders isn't a single solution. Delta has over 700 narrowbodies in the fleet. This order won't dictate the majority of their fleet in the future.


What he really means by "unexpected by smart fleet strategies" is Airbus purchases. :lol:

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by jbs2886
Thu Nov 09, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 425
Views: 109459

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

http://boeing.mediaroom.com/2017-11-09- ... reamliners


There is a gap of 4 737s; on the books its 48, but announcement says 52.
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chiki wrote:


There is a gap of 4 737s; on the books its 48, but announcement says 52.

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by jbs2886
Thu Nov 09, 2017 3:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The MSY Thread - 2017
Replies: 865
Views: 71071

Re: The MSY Thread - 2017

LightningZ71 wrote:
I think that I read somewhere that all of the gates at the new terminal would be setup for CUTE, but that some gates wouldn't flex as they are permanently assigned to a carrier.


Could have something to do with that software update the announced a while ago so that every gate was standardized.

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