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by 11725Flyer
Sat Mar 25, 2017 11:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Aircraft Schedule Strategy
Replies: 14
Views: 3117

Re: DL Aircraft Schedule Strategy

flymco753 wrote:
I was recently told that all 757's would be pulled from all DTW-Florida flights for this summer and replaced with 739's, M90's and 320's.


Just wondering - what's your source?

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by 11725Flyer
Sat Mar 25, 2017 11:11 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Out of Business Airlines
Replies: 25
Views: 415

Re: Out of Business Airlines

I have similar lists to some of the above. When EA when under, my parents were supposed to on a frequent flyer ticket I arranged for them. I had to call DL, who were able to issue expedited certificates (no online back then) and I actually had to meet my parents at PBI while they were in line to che...

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by 11725Flyer
Sat Mar 25, 2017 11:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5
Replies: 242
Views: 9896

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion Part 5

Dtw is already in trouble there's no way you get these flights because you're in between ORD and Toronto. Airlines would rather put their planes there than in Detroit because the city is simply a dump. Everyone is loosing money in Detroit I'm surprised jetblue hasn't ended flights yet. Delta doesn'...

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by 11725Flyer
Fri Mar 24, 2017 11:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta future routes from Seattle
Replies: 52
Views: 7254

Re: Delta future routes from Seattle

How about GRR-SEA on an E-jet I think that should be doable. Forget about it. It won't happen. Actually, it is a very viable market, except that the E75 runs out of fuel over Lake Michigan. But the demand/fares are reasonable for nonstop service with a 76-seat jet. Any idea of what the PDEW numbers...

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by 11725Flyer
Fri Mar 24, 2017 11:04 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Let's Burn Some Miles - With Air Berlin in Business Class
Replies: 3
Views: 5041

Re: Let's Burn Some Miles - With Air Berlin in Business Class

Well done. The pictures are fantastic- especially the cockpit photo.

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by 11725Flyer
Fri Mar 24, 2017 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta future routes from Seattle
Replies: 52
Views: 7254

Re: Delta future routes from Seattle

klm617 wrote:
How about GRR-SEA on an E-jet I think that should be doable.


Forget about it. It won't happen.

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by 11725Flyer
Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:11 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Delta CONVAIR 880 MIA-PBI-TPA 1969
Replies: 7
Views: 1908

Re: Delta CONVAIR 880 MIA-PBI-TPA 1969

This is absolutely priceless. Thank you so much for all the work you put into this report. The pictures are great!

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by 11725Flyer
Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Donna Brazile gives us real meddling in election
Replies: 33
Views: 997

Re: Donna Brazile gives us real meddling in election

And at first she said she was being "persecuted."

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by 11725Flyer
Sun Mar 19, 2017 12:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL adding SEA-ORD
Replies: 97
Views: 10514

Re: DL adding SEA-ORD

Many of us speculated this would happen when DL got more gates at ORD. Looks like their corporate clients couldn't wait that long.

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by 11725Flyer
Sun Mar 19, 2017 12:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What if Song Airlines was relaunched?
Replies: 56
Views: 9384

Re: What if Song Airlines was relaunched today?

N776AU wrote:
AWACSooner wrote:
Forget Song and Ted...I want to see Metrojet return. BRING BACK THE FLYING TOMATO!!!


Well done. I never had the displeasure of flying on that horrid experiment, but I did like the name.

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by 11725Flyer
Sun Mar 19, 2017 12:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Schedules
Replies: 4
Views: 798

Re: Airline Schedules

I was just curious if there was a website that could tell me the daily schedule for an airline to/from an airport. For example, I want to know the daily flight schedule for DL to/from LAS. I tried the LAS website but once a flight has taken off, they take it off the schedule. Can anyone help me? Al...

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by 11725Flyer
Sat Mar 18, 2017 10:23 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Short long-haul trip to Europe on SQ Economy
Replies: 4
Views: 3859

Re: Short long-haul trip to Europe on SQ Economy

Great looking noodles and fish n' chips. The hotel looked great, too. A very good trip report, thanks!

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by 11725Flyer
Sat Mar 18, 2017 10:18 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Short Jakarta-Singapore Flight with JETSTAR ASIA
Replies: 6
Views: 1974

Re: A Short Jakarta-Singapore Flight with JETSTAR ASIA

I loved the route maps! Great trip report - thanks.

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by 11725Flyer
Sat Mar 18, 2017 10:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How do you make and take your steak
Replies: 41
Views: 1171

Re: How do you make and take your steak

Prime rib - medium. T-bone - medium rare. Filet - medium. Skirt and hanger steak - medium rare.

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by 11725Flyer
Sat Mar 18, 2017 7:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite Steakhouses
Replies: 48
Views: 1204

Re: Favorite Steakhouses

The Yachtsman at the Yacht Club resort in Epcot.

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by 11725Flyer
Sat Mar 18, 2017 7:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Area code overlays
Replies: 17
Views: 627

Re: Area code overlays

No overlays where I live, but my county has three area codes: 813, 727, and 352.

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by 11725Flyer
Sat Mar 18, 2017 7:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On At RDU - Part 1
Replies: 206
Views: 13135

Re: What's Going On At RDU - Part 1

LovePrunesAnet wrote:

My observation: WOW what a sad, low % of mainline flights DL has at RDU vs. the other airlines.
Lots of cities, lots of flights, but 69%...almost SEVENTY PERCENT is regional aircraft


And as many the flights become more entrenched, they will move to mainline. No need for CAPS when you reply.

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by 11725Flyer
Mon Mar 13, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New DL TPA-SLC
Replies: 4
Views: 765

New DL TPA-SLC

http://www.tampabay.com/news/business/a ... ta/2316396
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Just saw it on the local news. Begins on 12/21. I suspect this may be a response to UA's TPA-SFO. Next on my wish list is for DL to begin TPA-SEA.

http://www.tampabay.com/news/business/a ... ta/2316396

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by 11725Flyer
Mon Mar 13, 2017 8:40 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Korean Air Boeing 787 First Revenue Flight Gimpo-Jeju
Replies: 12
Views: 5519

Re: Korean Air Boeing 787 First Revenue Flight Gimpo-Jeju

Thanks for all the pictures. Once DL cements its JV with KE, I hope to take advantage of it. The curved airside looked a little small, though. Many different liveries that made this a great report!

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by 11725Flyer
Sun Mar 12, 2017 1:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is JAX so underserved?
Replies: 82
Views: 7319

Re: Why is JAX so underserved?

Not very many companies have their corporate offices in Jacksonville. Those that do don't generate much traffic that would demand more flights.

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by 11725Flyer
Sat Mar 11, 2017 10:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta/ Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For
Replies: 38
Views: 2480

Re: Delta/ Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For

I think most people know these "surveys" are a joke. Last year Jetblue was the #8 best employer in the US. This year they are non-existent. Did Jetblue go from the best airline to work for to the worst airline to work for in a year? Or did they just spend less on advertising this year??? ...

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by 11725Flyer
Sat Mar 11, 2017 10:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Euro lawmakers press EU to impose visas on U.S. citizens
Replies: 159
Views: 5513

Re: Euro lawmakers press EU to impose visas on U.S. citizens

Should the EU do this, it will significantly harm tourism, which is already down significantly in some areas. I doubt it will ever happen.

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by 11725Flyer
Sat Mar 11, 2017 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta/ Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For
Replies: 38
Views: 2480

Re: Delta/ Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For

I'm sorry but I take very little stock in these kinds of surveys. Now a days these are nothing more than propaganda because as we all know anything can be manipulated to make it look like you want it to you bend the right ears a and you can get them to print anything you want them too about your co...

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by 11725Flyer
Sat Mar 11, 2017 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What if American Airlines painted their logo on the belly of their planes?
Replies: 29
Views: 6474

Re: What if American Airlines painted their logo on the belly of their planes?

Lofty wrote:
Belly logos have an advantage of letting airlines tell the locals they have a presence in that country.


Which means if they can read it, they're probably upset at the noise it creates in their neighborhoods.

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by 11725Flyer
Sat Mar 11, 2017 9:43 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Virgin Experience: First Virgin America Flight+JetBlue A321
Replies: 21
Views: 7955

Re: A Virgin Experience: First Virgin America Flight+JetBlue A321

FLL and MIA were my home airports in the 80s. Haven't been back much since then, so it was great to see this trip report with all the pictures. Thanks for taking the time to put together an extensive trip report!

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by 11725Flyer
Sat Mar 11, 2017 9:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 19 year old A.net threads
Replies: 12
Views: 967

Re: 19 year old A.net threads

I was bored so I started reading the very first forum threads on the site, going back 19 years. Found some interesting things: TWA will be around forever Speculated phaseout of 741,742 A poster who wanted aircraft/airline/airport pics and started 200+ threads, one for each request (posters were dif...

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by 11725Flyer
Sat Mar 11, 2017 9:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SLC to OGG and AMS News; New SEA to LIH DL Route
Replies: 30
Views: 4287

Re: SLC to OGG and AMS News; New SEA to LIH DL Route

First post (I think) ... long time (like ten+ years) lurker. Few notes: 1) Delta re-starts SLC to OGG non-stop on December 21 (76W .. lie-flat) departing 3:15 pm. Looks like it is daily thru the holiday season and then 4 days (Thurs - Sunday) away afterwards. Hope this route sticks. Its been like 7...

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by 11725Flyer
Sat Mar 11, 2017 9:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: JCPenney to close 140 stores, list to be announced in March
Replies: 16
Views: 1104

Re: JCPenney to close 140 stores, list to be announced in March

Was just there today. Cheap jeans. I usually shop Amazon, but I hate the back and forth of clothing if something doesn't fit.

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by 11725Flyer
Sat Mar 11, 2017 9:18 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Trip to Tahiti MIA-LAX-PPT AA 773 J AF 772 Y
Replies: 4
Views: 4609

Re: A Trip to Tahiti MIA-LAX-PPT AA 773 J AF 772 Y

Wow! Thanks for taking the time to put this together. The pictures were fantastic.

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by 11725Flyer
Thu Mar 09, 2017 2:03 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: AA Flagship First: LAX-JFK (w/pics)
Replies: 9
Views: 6176

Re: AA Flagship First: LAX-JFK (w/pics)

Thanks so much for a great trip report. Someday, DL may even give me a free meal when flying from TPA-LAX. This post makes me want to fly AA from TPA-JFK-LAX. Why not? ;)

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by 11725Flyer
Thu Mar 09, 2017 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska to announce new Bay Area routes
Replies: 160
Views: 14187

Re: Alaska to announce new SJC routes

Just for fun, here were the AA nonstops from SJC from a September, 2000 timetable. Let's see if any of these are part of the announcement. (Yes, some may already be served.)

SAN
SNA
LAX
HNL
PDX
SEA
ANC (1-stop)
AUS
ORD
BOS
NYC (most likely JFK)
DEN
RNO
LAS
PHX
DFW

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by 11725Flyer
Tue Mar 07, 2017 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: France plans 5-day ATC strike
Replies: 60
Views: 6906

Re: France plans 5-day ATC strike

One more reason I avoid CDG for the few international trips I take. Amsterdam is always my choice for my onward connections.

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by 11725Flyer
Tue Mar 07, 2017 12:08 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Manchester - Amsterdam KLM
Replies: 4
Views: 2571

Re: Manchester - Amsterdam KLM

Loved seeing the Flybe planes. Thanks for a great trip report.

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by 11725Flyer
Mon Feb 27, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Announcement: Airliners.net has been acquired by VerticalScope
Replies: 291
Views: 34205

Re: Annoucement: Airliners.net has been aquired by VerticalScope

Congrats. Looking forward to the improvements. Two that are high on my list are:

1. Bring back the function that identified airports by hovering over the three-letter code.
2. As noted above, the time stamp of "moments ago" needs to be corrected.

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by 11725Flyer
Thu Feb 23, 2017 11:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP'S "Make America Sick Again Plan"
Replies: 48
Views: 1458

Re: GOP'S "Make America Sick Again Plan"

Let's not forget an amazing moment concerning Obamacare. Nancy Pelosi infamously said, "But we have to pass the [health care] bill so that you can find out what’s in it....” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hV-05TLiiLU https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-partisan/post/pelosi-defends-her-in...

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by 11725Flyer
Thu Feb 23, 2017 11:09 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: AA Business Class: JFK-LAX (w/pics)
Replies: 3
Views: 5312

Re: AA Business Class: JFK-LAX (w/pics)

I'm jealous. It looks like you had a great flight. I'll be searching for how to make a Moscow Mule after this reply.

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by 11725Flyer
Thu Feb 23, 2017 10:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Advice for flying with a toddler for the 1st time
Replies: 11
Views: 474

Re: Advice for flying with a toddler for the 1st time

Mrs. 11725 says we made sure our daughters were eating during takeoff and landing so their ears wouldn't be a problem.

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by 11725Flyer
Thu Feb 23, 2017 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA continues to struggle with operational reliability with 777
Replies: 38
Views: 10553

Re: AA continues to struggle with operational reliability with 777

On Wednesday 61, 125 and 175 all had multiple hour mechanical delays - on Thursday NRT delayed again for mechanical reasons Tons of frustrated fliers in the club Why is AA not able to run a reliable Asia operation with their 777's - what is the issue? There were a few problems, yes. But, please off...

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by 11725Flyer
Sun Feb 19, 2017 10:26 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: United Polaris "Lite", SFO - CDG - SFO
Replies: 7
Views: 6409

Re: United Polaris "Lite", SFO - CDG - SFO

Great report and pictures, thanks. I loved the anytime a la carte menu.

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by 11725Flyer
Sun Feb 19, 2017 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Should Delta make Orlando International their South American hub?
Replies: 31
Views: 4788

Re: Should Delta make Orlando International their South American hub?

A few flights here and there, but no hub will be built. Delta has other priorities (LAX, SEA, LGA, BOS, RDU) right now.

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by 11725Flyer
Thu Feb 16, 2017 9:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Amazon wants to drop packages by parachute
Replies: 3
Views: 351

Re: Amazon wants to drop packages by parachute

Sign me up. I'm a big Amazon fan.

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by 11725Flyer
Thu Feb 16, 2017 9:48 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: DL Economy Comfort Plus DUS-PHL-DCA-DUS December 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 4990

Re: DL Economy Comfort Plus DUS-PHL-DCA-DUS December 2016

Nice to take the trip with you. Loved the interior shots of the Comfort+ cabin.

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by 11725Flyer
Thu Feb 16, 2017 9:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How easy is it to transfer between terminals at Salt Lake City?
Replies: 10
Views: 810

Re: How easy is it to transfer between terminals at Salt Lake City?

My experience (when they used to fly to TPA) was that it was a very good connecting airport with no problem getting the the appropriate gate.

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by 11725Flyer
Thu Feb 16, 2017 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Westjet pilot buys pizza for Air Canada passengers
Replies: 49
Views: 11306

Re: Westjet pilot buys pizza for Air Canada passengers

Great PR. Nice to see this kind of story.

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by 11725Flyer
Thu Feb 16, 2017 2:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is DL ready for the A350?
Replies: 130
Views: 26072

Re: Is DL ready for the A350?

To answer your question, yes.

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by 11725Flyer
Thu Feb 16, 2017 2:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another AA leader leaves for UA
Replies: 29
Views: 6918

Re: Another AA leader leaves for UA

It's incredulous that AA doesn't have their major management officers sign noncompete agreements.

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