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by LawAndOrder
Mon Feb 19, 2018 12:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta CSeries deliveries to begin this year
Replies: 26
Views: 7057

Re: Delta CSeries deliveries to begin this year

For DL there is one other hold up. Rumor is The DL interior group is having problems with the interior configuration. They were never going to be ready for the April deliveries. I don't know any specifics, just heard it around the TOC. Right. They're having issues with the wireless IFE certificatio...

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by LawAndOrder
Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta C Series Predictions
Replies: 69
Views: 9823

Re: Delta C Series Predictions

Delta has not ever (to my knowledge) provided an announcement of pilot bases. Having said that its one of the worlds worst secrets that LAX and NYC will be the first pilot bases for the airplanes. It has been talked about internally, by employees in public and even executives on earnings calls seve...

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by LawAndOrder
Tue Feb 13, 2018 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta C Series Predictions
Replies: 69
Views: 9823

Re: Delta C Series Predictions

From what I have heard, current delivery estimate is either AUG 18 or NOV 18. I think economy will be 2-3 seating "Parenthetically, the Delta testimony revealed that its transaction with BBD priced the CS100 as a 1,000-mile airplane. Should Delta begin using the aircraft on longer routes, addi...

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by LawAndOrder
Sun Feb 11, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Reversal of a Rebranding
Replies: 35
Views: 4023

Re: Reversal of a Rebranding

Not a livery reversal, but Delta will reverse to current (or similar) uniforms a few years from now once everyone gets over the hype on the hideous Zac Posen uniforms and realizes they don't represent the brand at all. Yeah don't hold ur breath. We are over the zoot suits in 2018 and shower curtain...

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by LawAndOrder
Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines transcon premium product
Replies: 61
Views: 10593

Re: Alaska Airlines transcon premium product

As for the better seats than anyone else, how do you know? They're not in service. Uhm, have you not looked at the videos and schematics of the seat? Alaska had one available for the Insight Focus Group as part of the selection process for the seat, and this one got the best reviews. 41" seat ...

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by LawAndOrder
Mon Jan 22, 2018 1:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Uniforms for AS
Replies: 54
Views: 7614

Re: New Uniforms for AS

You throw your uniform design out there to solicit response yet can't stand when someone is not a fan? If you see a troll you're too close to the mirror. I'll say it again. The pilots look unprofessional as do rolled up sleeves on a male flight attendant. My opinion. This is about the AS uniform, n...

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by LawAndOrder
Sat Jan 20, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Uniforms for AS
Replies: 54
Views: 7614

Re: New Uniforms for AS

EA CO AS wrote:
LawAndOrder wrote:
How do you know what most customers feel?


Survey data and social media responses.


Just look at the comments on the points guy website or any other website with comments enabled. It's leaps and bounds above what they had, so it serves its purpose.

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by LawAndOrder
Sat Jan 20, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Uniforms for AS
Replies: 54
Views: 7614

Re: New Uniforms for AS

Not a fan. Most customers disagree; they love them! So do the uniformed workgroups. How do you know what most customers feel? I like the Inflight signature dress (design but color choice is bland, drab boring - pick an adjective) the women's trench and brown shoes is nice as well. The purse and glo...

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by LawAndOrder
Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines starts repainting Airbus fleet
Replies: 297
Views: 60617

Re: Alaska Airlines starts repainting Airbus fleet

I'd like to hear what's not being done that you feel should be. Your ideas cannot incorporate the color red or the name "Virgin" in any way, however. Ready? Go... As I noted, it’s not about implementing features. It’s about the passenger experience and long term vision. It’s about buildin...

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by LawAndOrder
Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta orders 100 P&W powered A321neo aircraft, plus 100 options
Replies: 377
Views: 83312

Re: Delta orders 100 P&W powered A321neo aircraft, plus 100 options

Well, there goes a potential major customer for Boeing's MOM, Congrats to Airbus for pulling this off, I wonder how much of those options might be converted to A320NEO/CSeries/"A322" when it all pans out. DL still has more 767's to replace that the 339s wont be directly replacing. Plus th...

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by LawAndOrder
Fri Nov 03, 2017 11:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Employees to Get New Uniforms
Replies: 106
Views: 12862

Re: Delta Employees to Get New Uniforms

Now that sadly, DL no longer flies NRT-BKK & v.v., no one will ever mistake <<passport plum>> as a THAI Airways uniform at Suvarnabhumi. I would have loved to see Christian Lacroix (Air France) do the uniform for Delta. Or maybe Richard Tyler doing an update?!!!! These uniforms don't quite spar...

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by LawAndOrder
Fri Nov 03, 2017 11:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Employees to Get New Uniforms
Replies: 106
Views: 12862

Re: Delta Employees to Get New Uniforms

Now that sadly, DL no longer flies NRT-BKK & v.v., no one will ever mistake <<passport plum>> as a THAI Airways uniform at Suvarnabhumi. I would have loved to see Christian Lacroix (Air France) do the uniform for Delta. Or maybe Richard Tyler doing an update?!!!! These uniforms don't quite spar...

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by LawAndOrder
Fri Nov 03, 2017 11:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Employees to Get New Uniforms
Replies: 106
Views: 12862

Re: Delta Employees to Get New Uniforms

As a DL mechanic, I hate the new maintenance uniforms. At least we got the shirts toned down. Our primary shirts were to be purple with grey/black accents. For the polo shirts that has been reversed. My other complaint is the polo style has a zipper instead of proper buttons. They look like some 70...

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by LawAndOrder
Fri Nov 03, 2017 11:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Employees to Get New Uniforms
Replies: 106
Views: 12862

Re: Delta Employees to Get New Uniforms

And, of course, taste is highly subjective. Surprises me that no one recognizes that purple is the fusion of blue and red. Also reminds me of all the people who complained about the starkness of tDelta's cabins for so long. Delta's color palette has been red, blue and (off) white. Thats it. Another...

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by LawAndOrder
Thu Nov 02, 2017 12:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Employees to Get New Uniforms
Replies: 106
Views: 12862

Re: Delta Employees to Get New Uniforms

[quote="Varsity1"]Tried to give it a second look today. Still horrendous. They wont get a chance to age DL like AA is set to refresh every couple of years. Contracts no longer are signed for 10 years of the same thing. The dress and skirts can be changed to any color, red, blue, green or y...

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by LawAndOrder
Thu Nov 02, 2017 12:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Employees to Get New Uniforms
Replies: 106
Views: 12862

Re: Delta Employees to Get New Uniforms

Are you kidding me..............lol a second tier designer lmao.......fashion is about taking risk and having something that is polarizing. The devil is in the details. He merged a iconic silhouette with a modern and fresh color. Its elegant with an ode to the past with fabrics and structure of the...

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by LawAndOrder
Wed Nov 01, 2017 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Employees to Get New Uniforms
Replies: 106
Views: 12862

Re: Delta Employees to Get New Uniforms

It's funny the fashion b-logs, sites and even Anna Wintour are going crazy about the details and new styles, but on airliners as with everything DL its the worst thing ever. But a basic grey suit with a white or checkered shirt along with a scarf that almost exactly matches the tail of a plane and s...

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by LawAndOrder
Wed Nov 01, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Employees to Get New Uniforms
Replies: 106
Views: 12862

Re: Delta Employees to Get New Uniforms

The purple stands out, but not in a good way. It doesn't complement the livery or the interior color scheme. (It may even clash with the color of the seats.) The gold buttons are just tacky. As if we needed more proof that Zac Posen is a second-tier designer at best. Are you kidding me................

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by LawAndOrder
Wed Nov 01, 2017 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Employees to Get New Uniforms
Replies: 106
Views: 12862

Re: Delta Employees to Get New Uniforms

They're not bad, honestly. They look pretty sharp, a nice variety of styles but not too much variety. There's just one little problem: Nothing at all about them identifies with Delta. Delta's livery is blue and red. Delta's cabins are blue and grey with some red accents. The crew is going to be the...

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by LawAndOrder
Wed Nov 01, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Employees to Get New Uniforms
Replies: 106
Views: 12862

Re: Delta Employees to Get New Uniforms

Trust me when you all see them in person your opinions will change. Delta made a conscious effort to show it on all sizes. Had it been all size 0-2 for women and 28-32 for men you all would have a different opinon (i believe). American and United showed their latest uniform on model like figures. Th...

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by LawAndOrder
Wed Oct 18, 2017 4:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A350 Media Day
Replies: 83
Views: 12530

Re: Delta A350 Media Day

I've flown over a hundred flights in business class on a variety of airlines. On exactly ZERO of those flights, have I found my limbs hanging out into the aisle. And remember, its a door. It opens, it closes. If you don't want to close it, than leave it open. Its a pretty simple theory actually. So...

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by LawAndOrder
Sat Oct 14, 2017 1:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta and Alaska named 'Great Place to Work' for a 2nd Straight Year
Replies: 18
Views: 1810

Re: Delta and Alaska named 'Great Place to Work' for a 2nd Straight Year

I think you could do a quick survey yourself and see that morale is generally a lot higher at DL and AS compared to UA and AA. But furthermore AS and DL always seem to be on the top of list from DOT complaints to the JD power awards so do you think AS and DL are paying to be featured on all of these...

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by LawAndOrder
Sat Oct 14, 2017 3:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta and Alaska named 'Great Place to Work' for a 2nd Straight Year
Replies: 18
Views: 1810

Re: Delta and Alaska named 'Great Place to Work' for a 2nd Straight Year

Why do you all sound so bitter against DL? All awards come with a bit of politics. No one had a problem when AA was named ATW "Airline of the year" even gave their employees positive space passes. Hell I don't even think the employees of AA saw that coming. DL scores high because they take...

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by LawAndOrder
Tue Oct 10, 2017 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Dept of Commerce backs Boeing in dispute with Bombardier
Replies: 1424
Views: 93234

Re: U.S. Dept of Commerce backs Boeing in dispute with Bombardier

I don't think the Canadian government invested billions to bail out Bombardier to see the jets manufactured in the US See, that's the thing; Investissement Québec gets 50 million class B shares exercisable at C$ 2.21 (Closing price of BBD on TSX on Jun 30 C$2.36). If C-Series is successful, they ge...

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by LawAndOrder
Fri Aug 11, 2017 2:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL will fund LGA terminal project without Goldman
Replies: 129
Views: 16185

Re: DL will fund LGA terminal project without Goldman

You keep stating those lies as if they are fact. The concourses/piers will be completely new. You can tell that from the interior renderings delta released. The new tiers will be connected in a more efficient manner. It not just a head house. They thought the bridges were superficial and their layo...

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by LawAndOrder
Thu Aug 10, 2017 4:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL will fund LGA terminal project without Goldman
Replies: 129
Views: 16185

Re: DL will fund LGA terminal project without Goldman

So a bridge over a taxi-way automatically means it will be a better terminal? Delta has the ability to design the airport with every detail personalized to what they want their customer experience to be. I highly doubt anyone except for us airliner enthusiast will say those bridges will set apart t...

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by LawAndOrder
Mon Aug 07, 2017 1:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A350 interiors
Replies: 79
Views: 16653

Re: Delta A350 interiors

I don't like that blue in economy never have, but it's the same cabin spec that they have on every plane they have in their fleet. Have you all not seen any of their aircraft Y class is the exact same color it's been for a while. I'd imagine Delta would be updating its spec soon with the changing of...

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by LawAndOrder
Mon Aug 07, 2017 4:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Delta A350 emerges from the factory
Replies: 236
Views: 69090

Re: First Delta A350 emerges from the factory

I think it's on par with every other new build airplane into any airline in the US. The blue is the same blue delivered on every new 739, 321 and all the redone birds. It just looks different because the seat is different. I think it's the first time Delta used that Y seat. I think u can add some de...

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by LawAndOrder
Mon Aug 07, 2017 4:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Delta A350 emerges from the factory
Replies: 236
Views: 69090

Re: First Delta A350 emerges from the factory

[quote="MSPNWA"]Why not arrive in the daytime? So much for showing it off to the world. Very surprised by how bland Y looks. Where's the red? PS almost looks like regular Y with its relatively narrow width. D1 offers better colors than previous D1 seats, but that's a low bar to hurdle. It'...

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by LawAndOrder
Tue Aug 01, 2017 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL A321 expansion
Replies: 59
Views: 13246

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 LawAndOrder
Tue Jul 25, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL will fund LGA terminal project without Goldman
Replies: 129
Views: 16185

Re: DL will fund LGA terminal project without Goldman

Going just by the renderings in the press release, it seems like the concourses themselves will be left at least partially intact. It looks like, if anything, what's being "built" new and consolidated is the headhouse combining check-in and ticketing for the entirety of Delta's terminal. ...

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by LawAndOrder
Thu Jul 13, 2017 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta posts Q2 2017 profit $1.85 Billion USD
Replies: 66
Views: 11189

Re: Delta posts Q2 2017 profit $1.85 Billion USD

Its an info graph people relax............the point is all of the airlines report in a way to make them appear in the best light. There is a reason there isn't a standard form of how the press releases are written. Delta is doing fine, was the largest pre-profit but salaries and expenses increased a...

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by LawAndOrder
Thu Jun 08, 2017 11:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA FAs to get TUMI rollaboards
Replies: 54
Views: 9767

Re: UA FAs to get TUMI rollaboards

With the announcement of FAs getting new uniforms by Brooks Brothers & Tracy Reese we FAs will also be getting new rollaboards. Should be delivered end of the fall. Can't wait to see them. Interesting Delta tested both types of Tumi bags for their new uniform. I thought it would be perfect and ...

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by LawAndOrder
Thu Jun 08, 2017 11:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA FAs to get TUMI rollaboards
Replies: 54
Views: 9767

Re: UA FAs to get TUMI rollaboards

still delivers a sub-par product relative to its peers and is nowhere near as reliable operationally as DL and AA. You might want to check operational numbers again. MTD for June United is leading DL and AA in on time percentage and it just a hair behind DL in completion. Not to take anything away ...

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by LawAndOrder
Tue May 09, 2017 1:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA employees to get new uniforms.
Replies: 36
Views: 6066

Re: UA employees to get new uniforms.

This is very ironic (Zac Posen is the creative director for brooks brothers women). Brooks brothers was one of the two finalist for delta uniforms (one would think a clear choice with ZP as the designer), and nine months later United is partnering with them. With all that being said I am excited to ...

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by LawAndOrder
Fri May 05, 2017 3:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta employees threaten and harass family; kicked off flight
Replies: 204
Views: 22498

Re: Delta employees threaten and harass family; kicked off flight for overbooking

The real issue here is that the airlines are being over scrutinized and they are scared to get even a blemish on their name (especially delta and it's intended path to customer service champions). I wish I coulda arrange two things for delta a really good PR team and real good lawyers.... 1) PR team...

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by LawAndOrder
Fri May 05, 2017 3:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta employees threaten and harass family; kicked off flight
Replies: 204
Views: 22498

Re: Delta employees threaten and harass family; kicked off flight for overbooking

Former Delta Connection (Comair @ CVG) Customer Service Agent (ticketing & gate) here. My wife & I had seen a couple of TV news reports about this incident, then we heard a report about it during a newscast on the big flamethrower AM radio station in Cincinnati while in our car. She says, &...

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by LawAndOrder
Fri May 05, 2017 3:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta employees threaten and harass family; kicked off flight
Replies: 204
Views: 22498

Re: Delta employees threaten and harass family; kicked off flight for overbooking

After paying for the seat, he then no-showed.. Nope...not what happened. On ABC News Tonite - He checked in for the flight Explained his son had taken an earlier flight..could he use his son's seat for the baby. Check-in Agent said yes and issued them boarding passes and boarded them. - Done deal a...

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by LawAndOrder
Fri May 05, 2017 3:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta employees threaten and harass family; kicked off flight
Replies: 204
Views: 22498

Re: Delta employees threaten and harass family; kicked off flight for overbooking

Who said the ticket wasn't transferable ? This is about basic customer service which has gone out the window and I don't understand why people applaud this kind of behavior towards people by corporations. :checkmark: You are totally right, so right. But hey, this is Corporational, Institutional, pu...

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by LawAndOrder
Fri Mar 17, 2017 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta introduces new Alessi products
Replies: 27
Views: 5586

Re: Delta introduces new Alessi products

Clearly I'm not in the target market they were aiming for with these service items. Quite frankly I think they are bland beyond belief if not downright dreadful. I much prefer what United have done with the service items in Polaris. If by bland you mean monochromatic, I guess I can understand. As a...

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by LawAndOrder
Fri Mar 17, 2017 5:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta introduces new Alessi products
Replies: 27
Views: 5586

Re: Delta introduces new Alessi products

The only thing plain about the plates are the white color. I guess they could have made it some other color. I believe they wanted to go more creative than just putting some "widget design" ala Polaris globe. Instead of the globe I think the details are in the tray and serving pieces. I wo...

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by LawAndOrder
Thu Mar 16, 2017 11:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta introduces new Alessi products
Replies: 27
Views: 5586

Re: Delta introduces new Alessi products

Regardless of how you feel a certain brand has lost its glamour, it doesn't take away from the styling of pieces. They have always made quality pieces. It's a great partnership. Delta is trying to create a unique onboard experience. No one showed up in the forums about AAs new partnership with cole...

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by LawAndOrder
Thu Mar 16, 2017 3:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta introduces new Alessi products
Replies: 27
Views: 5586

Re: Delta introduces new Alessi products

On April 1, Delta will introduce it's stylish premium line of Alessi tableware, barware, serving pieces, and linen in Delta One and First cabins. The collection will extend to the Premium Select product when introduced later in 2017. Alessi was "stylish" in the 80's... Regardless of how y...

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by LawAndOrder
Sat Mar 11, 2017 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways unveils new Q Suite business class seat
Replies: 95
Views: 25280

Re: Qatar Airways unveils new Q Suite business class seat

The new QR seat has been in development for around 3 years with the major design milestones completed early 2016, no copying of the DL seat involved. Lets be very clear although I wouldn't say copy. I would say that QR had a head start (the concept was already designed), as I am pretty sure Delta p...

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by LawAndOrder
Sat Mar 11, 2017 12:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways unveils new Q Suite business class seat
Replies: 95
Views: 25280

Re: Qatar Airways unveils new Q Suite business class seat

well folks, looks like Qatar copied Delta's idea for a business class suite. So, for those that were critical of DL's business class suite with a full sized door, what is your thoughts on Qatar's new business suite seat? The new QR seat has been in development for around 3 years with the major desi...

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by LawAndOrder
Thu Mar 02, 2017 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to Withdraw M88 from LGA Due to Noise
Replies: 54
Views: 9744

Re: DL to Withdraw M88 from LGA Due to Noise

"...commitment to updating its fleet" by retiring planes a) that they were going to retire anyway, and b) are 30 years old and should have been retired a long time ago anyway. Older doesn't mean worse! The M90 has been in the past few years less reliable, and Delta is printing money with ...

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by LawAndOrder
Fri Jan 27, 2017 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL A320 IFE question
Replies: 22
Views: 3455

Re: DL A320 IFE question

only aircraft with old IFE is 73H, 767 domestic (the couple that are left) and 75H

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by LawAndOrder
Fri Jan 27, 2017 3:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL A320 IFE question
Replies: 22
Views: 3455

Re: DL IFE question

I flew N365NW A320-212 from SLC to CVG on 01-19-2017. The interior was quite nice and I believe it was likely one of the A320 aircraft that Delta has recently updated. As far as the seatback IFE system it appeared to be an older type with a non-movable screen, no USB or audio jack available on or n...

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by LawAndOrder
Thu Jan 26, 2017 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL A320 IFE question
Replies: 22
Views: 3455

Re: DL IFE question

I believe that the A320 refurb did not initially include IFE, although the A319 did. If I recall correctly, that decision was reversed and it was decided that the A320 would indeed also be fitted with IFE. First the cabins would be done, then AVOD would be installed as phase 2. That would leave onl...

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by LawAndOrder
Thu Jan 26, 2017 3:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL A320 IFE question
Replies: 22
Views: 3455

Re: DL IFE question

I flew N365NW A320-212 from SLC to CVG on 01-19-2017. The interior was quite nice and I believe it was likely one of the A320 aircraft that Delta has recently updated. As far as the seatback IFE system it appeared to be an older type with a non-movable screen, no USB or audio jack available on or n...

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