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by flyguy84
Thu Mar 30, 2017 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL takes swipe at UA over leggings policy
Replies: 22
Views: 3747

Re: DL takes swipe at UA over leggings policy

+1 to Delta. With the typical service on a United flight plus with how cramped the planes have gotten, you get what you attract. Leggings are a part of the norm now. If they want people to dress up in suits, perhaps increase the pitch and go to wider seats. any time I travel, unless my upgrades cle...

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by flyguy84
Wed Mar 29, 2017 6:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL takes swipe at UA over leggings policy
Replies: 22
Views: 3747

Re: DL takes swipe at UA over leggings policy

Yes. Yes it is very hypocritical.

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by flyguy84
Mon Mar 27, 2017 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW Diversions
Replies: 16
Views: 2824

Re: DFW Diversions

Dark clouds here around Love, but I'm seeing LUV birds rocketing into the sky. Yah...every time there's a lightning bolt within 500 miles of DFW, AA seems to freak out and start their irrops. I have never seen it as bad for any other US airport, even ATL. If ATC can't get planes to the airport, not...

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by flyguy84
Mon Mar 27, 2017 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Downgauage of Cuba flight(s) continue B6 MCO-HAV to E190s
Replies: 18
Views: 2119

Re: Downgauage of Cuba flight(s) continue B6 MCO-HAV to E190s

The only ones that seem to got it right is United.

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by flyguy84
Mon Mar 27, 2017 2:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Denies Boarding to Non-Rev Girl in Leggings, Social Media Revolts
Replies: 465
Views: 26740

Re: UA Denies Boarding to Girl in Leggings, Social Media Revolts

Thank you to anyone who can point us to the relevant part of UAL's dress code policy. See Post #29 Nobody is disputing that the rule exists. the major problem is with the way UA handled it, all the way from the gate agent to UA's public relations department. A major fail. The folks that run Uniteds...

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by flyguy84
Sat Mar 25, 2017 11:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why not more LCCs to Hawaii?
Replies: 45
Views: 4630

Re: Why not more LCCs to Hawaii?

I remember reading somewhere that WN did get ETOPS certification on some of their 737’s which they use for flights over the Gulf of Mexico between south Florida and DAL. Previously their flights had to follow the coast line to and from DAL but now with ETOPS they can fly directly across the gulf sa...

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by flyguy84
Fri Mar 24, 2017 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilots: AA leaving behind standby passengers to improve on-time departure
Replies: 54
Views: 11303

Re: Pilots: AA leaving behind standby passengers to improve on-time departure

This happened to me a few months ago on United...I, along with six others were revenue paxs onnecting in Chicago. The plane was there, but not an employee in sight. The door closed a good 13 minutes before schedule, published departure. Awful. I won't fly UA through ORD again. Flights close 15 minu...

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by flyguy84
Fri Mar 24, 2017 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA to quit RDU-LGA
Replies: 3
Views: 1046

Re: UA to quit RDU-LGA

Weekly OAG update thread.

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by flyguy84
Fri Mar 24, 2017 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA to quit RDU-LGA
Replies: 3
Views: 1046

Re: UA to quit RDU-LGA

Already discussed.

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by flyguy84
Thu Mar 23, 2017 7:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Brand Update Announcement 3/23
Replies: 249
Views: 20136

Re: Alaska Airlines Brand Update Announcement 3/23

MesserJ wrote:
https://www.facebook.com/alaskaairlines/posts/10155133716632486
It's nice, but the Alaskan flair is completely gone. No more tapestry design on the bulkheads.

For the love of god, stop saying "Alaskan!"

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by flyguy84
Thu Mar 23, 2017 4:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines access to West Texas and South Texas markets
Replies: 42
Views: 4179

Re: Delta Air Lines access to West Texas and South Texas markets

Delta used to operate to many of these cities with its hub at DFW.

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by flyguy84
Wed Mar 22, 2017 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Brand Update Announcement 3/23
Replies: 249
Views: 20136

Re: Alaska Airlines Brand Update Announcement 3/23

In the coming days Alaska Airlines will hold a press conference and events that’ll unveil their new “brand identity” as they work toward integrating Virgin America into their system and product. Here’s a sneak peak at what you can expect: The new company’s name will remain Alaska Airlines Virgin Ame...

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by flyguy84
Wed Mar 22, 2017 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 739ER's into LGA and DCA Summer 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 3561

Re: UA 739ER's into LGA and DCA Summer 2017

DCA-DEN has been a 757-300 for a long time now. USAirways also used to use 752s DCA-PHX. Full planes as I remember. The 752 was standard fare from UA on most, if not all DEN-LGA/BOS/DCA up until the big drawdown of the PMUA 752s. I remember reading on here that UA now prioritizes putting 753s on SF...

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by flyguy84
Wed Mar 22, 2017 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 739ER's into LGA and DCA Summer 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 3561

Re: UA 739ER's into LGA and DCA Summer 2017

They are placeholder aircraft. Domestically, the company does not allow -900s to be flown into DCA/LGA/SNA, citing runway performance limitations. If we did, we'd have to block seats to the point where an -800 actually results in more capacity. This is changing, the 900er will indeed begin operatio...

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by flyguy84
Wed Mar 22, 2017 11:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United, Continental Micronesia complete merger April 1
Replies: 6
Views: 3621

Re: United, Continental Micronesia complete merger April 1

BobPatterson wrote:
flyguy84 wrote:
As the thread states, Contiental Micronesia will finally and formally be merged into United starting April 1st.


Don't you have a link to your source that you can post here?

Internal communication.

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by flyguy84
Wed Mar 22, 2017 2:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United, Continental Micronesia complete merger April 1
Replies: 6
Views: 3621

United, Continental Micronesia complete merger April 1

As the thread states, Contiental Micronesia will finally and formally be merged into United starting April 1st.

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by flyguy84
Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Codeshare Options
Replies: 23
Views: 1993

Re: WN Codeshare Options

Good luck getting the pilots to play along.

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by flyguy84
Sun Mar 19, 2017 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL adding SEA-ORD
Replies: 97
Views: 10545

Re: DL adding SEA-ORD

Will be interesting to see what Scott Kirbys response will be...

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by flyguy84
Thu Mar 09, 2017 1:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue May Delay ATL Launch
Replies: 128
Views: 10336

Re: JetBlue May Delay ATL Launch

It seems like ATL is going back on their word which is a big deal in new service deals. B6 wanted an E or F gate as a prerequisite and ATL said sure. Now three weeks before service starts they suddenly cannot accommodate them. Delta has already made clear the extent they will go to block a competit...

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by flyguy84
Tue Mar 07, 2017 5:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When Did American Stop Flying ATRs?
Replies: 8
Views: 1730

Re: When Did American Stop Flying ATRs?

Depends on what you define "recently"... 2012 was the last year they operated.

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by flyguy84
Tue Feb 28, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NK Liveries
Replies: 4
Views: 1127

Re: NK Liveries

aviationjunky wrote:
I was spotting last week at LAS and noticed that some NK planes are still in the Greyscale livery from the mid-2000's. They have since updated the livery twice, and these planes have yet to be painted. Do we know why they are keeping some of them in the 2-times older livery?

They are too cheap!

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by flyguy84
Fri Feb 17, 2017 2:05 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: UA E-Jet Carryon Policy
Replies: 5
Views: 1239

Re: UA E-Jet Carryon Policy

The newer 175 have substantially more space than the first generation 170/175.

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by flyguy84
Thu Feb 16, 2017 1:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another AA leader leaves for UA
Replies: 29
Views: 6930

Re: Another AA leader leaves for UA

As a UA 1k of 4 years and a previous EXP on AA for over a decade, let me tell you that this exec migration from AA to UA is of concern to me. I saw first hand how Kirby undid Horton's great turnaround work and trashed the airline's ff program and frequent flier base. When Kirby came to UA, almost i...

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by flyguy84
Tue Feb 14, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unofficial: United to take delivery of A350s, no cancellations
Replies: 89
Views: 21754

Re: United to take delivery of A350s, no cancellations

This is completely misleading. They haven't announced their fleet plans yet. The original plan called for the a350s to have Polaris factory installed and since no changes to order have been announced yet, then of course she's going to say that. No fleet announcement is going to be made when discussi...

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by flyguy84
Tue Feb 14, 2017 11:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ORD Rwy 10R/28L. Worth the investment?
Replies: 7
Views: 1929

Re: ORD Rwy 10R/28L. Worth the investment?

East flow is when it's used mostly for landings. They do not use it for landings in west flow.

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by flyguy84
Sun Feb 12, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Uniformless UA Pilot Removed From Flight After Bizarre Rant
Replies: 87
Views: 13669

Re: Uniformless UA Pilot Removed From Flight After Bizarre Rant

A female UA captain was removed from an AUS-SFO flight yesterday after boarding in street clothes, standing in the front of the cabin and activating the PA, whereupon she asked the pax to vote on whether she should change into her uniform. After that, she apologized to the pax of flight 455 (an A31...

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by flyguy84
Fri Feb 10, 2017 10:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next UA 77W destinations
Replies: 9
Views: 1501

Re: Next UA 77W destinations

How many times are we going to discuss this? Good lord.

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by flyguy84
Thu Feb 09, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit FLL Diversions?
Replies: 1
Views: 481

Spirit FLL Diversions?

What was up with all the Spirit FLL diversions today? Seems to be blaming them all on Winter Storm Niko.... in South Florida? **MCO DIVERSIONS** NK-451 PBG-FLL NK-914 PTY-FLL NK-338 SJO-FLL **TPA DIVERSIONS** NK-434 MGA-FLL NK-310 LAX-FLL NK-954 LAS-FLL NK-647 IAG-FLL Ground transportation is being ...

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by flyguy84
Wed Feb 08, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Over 60% Flight Cancellation for Today?
Replies: 14
Views: 2593

Re: JetBlue Over 60% Fligght Cancellation for Today?

jumbojet wrote:
That's weird. this is what I see:

Cancelled
Delayed
Airline
#
%
#
%
588
59%
0
0%
JetBlue

Maybe that's because I am in Sydney right now and these #'s reflect Thursday's stats?


Yes. JetBlue and others have pre-cancelled lots of flights due to the snow storm that is to impact the NorthEast.

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by flyguy84
Wed Feb 08, 2017 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Flights Grounded Nationwide due to Computer Issues
Replies: 50
Views: 8504

Re: United Flights Grounded Nationwide due to Computer Issues

United continues to operate and some flights are experiencing delays. At no point was the operation grounded nor was the system entirely down. There are/were some latency issues that caused certain information to not be transmitted or transmitted at a very delayed pace.

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by flyguy84
Wed Feb 08, 2017 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Flights Grounded Nationwide due to Computer Issues
Replies: 50
Views: 8504

Re: United Flights Grounded Nationwide due to Computer Issues

This is a misleading headline. Flights are not grounded, and to my knowledge, were not ever grounded. Some flights are/were experiencing delays but the problem has since been rectified. There is no groundstop. Some flights are departing (on-time) and some are experiencing delays. There is ongoing l...

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by flyguy84
Wed Feb 08, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Flights Grounded Nationwide due to Computer Issues
Replies: 50
Views: 8504

Re: United Flights Grounded Nationwide due to Computer Issues

I'm currently on my way to Seoul - and I'm stuck in Denver sitting on a 777 bound for SFO. I have a tight connection to Seoul at SFO. :-( If you end up missing your flight, you could always try to do the DEN-NRT and go NRT-ICN on ANA UA operates NRT-ICN themselves as well, and it connects westbound...

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by flyguy84
Wed Feb 08, 2017 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Flights Grounded Nationwide due to Computer Issues
Replies: 50
Views: 8504

Re: United Flights Grounded Nationwide due to Computer Issues

This is a misleading headline. Flights are not grounded, and to my knowledge, were not ever grounded. Some flights are/were experiencing delays but the problem has since been rectified.

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by flyguy84
Mon Feb 06, 2017 1:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Airbus A330 rejects take-off at Brussels Airport
Replies: 12
Views: 5877

Re: Air Canada Airbus A330 rejects take-off at Brussels Airport

Why is this news? Happens everyday.

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by flyguy84
Mon Feb 06, 2017 2:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA mainline rerturning to CVG
Replies: 3
Views: 1200

Re: AA mainline rerturning to CVG

doulasc wrote:
I read in another thread that AA mainline is returning to CVG with flights from CVG-DFW in April with MD-80s for now.I looked at Travelocity.com and it still shows all flights are on American Eagle in April and May.So did AA decide not to bring mainline back to CVG.

Travelocity?.....

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by flyguy84
Wed Feb 01, 2017 5:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca to align with United?
Replies: 74
Views: 9816

Avianca to align with United?

The article is in Spanish, however, it says that Avianca is working on a "strategic commercial alliance" with United. And that Avianca's current controlling shareholder Synergy Aerospace will advance capitalization of the company by some $200 million US. It also appears they intend to merg...

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by flyguy84
Wed Feb 01, 2017 12:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon to Establish Worldwide Cargo Hub at CVG
Replies: 88
Views: 11852

Re: Amazon to Establish Worldwide Cargo Hub at CVG

Would have been interesting to take this up the road to DAY. They could have used the existing former Emery Worldwide facility.

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by flyguy84
Mon Jan 30, 2017 1:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Domestic Groundstop + Subs
Replies: 108
Views: 14099

Re: DL Domestic Groundstop + Subs

Where's all the United haters now?

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by flyguy84
Wed Jan 25, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA: Convert 753 to PS?
Replies: 13
Views: 3319

Re: UA: Convert 753 to PS?

there's not necessarily a lot of 752s left in the PS configuration.

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by flyguy84
Wed Jan 25, 2017 3:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mystery aircraft @ STL today, around 12:30pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2937

Re: Mystery aircraft @ STL today, around 12:30pm

No regional in the US can operate the CS100 for any mainline partner (sans possibly Alaska) so the likelihood that it was being shopped to TransStates is virtually zero.

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by flyguy84
Wed Jan 25, 2017 3:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TTN to see F9 320NEO
Replies: 3
Views: 572

Re: TTN to see F9 320NEO

Considering F9 flys older 320s as well, there's no guarantee it will be a NEO. Although I'm sure they'll rotate through at some point.

Hope we don't get a thread every time a airport sees a new variant. Dumb.

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by flyguy84
Tue Jan 24, 2017 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Via Air...who are they...CLT hub
Replies: 35
Views: 5425

Re: Via Air...who are they...CLT hub

I was cruising the Northeast Florida Regional Airport home page, when I discovered this airline V i a A i r https://www.flyviaair.com/ route map: https://flyviaair.com/routemap/ The fleet looks like EMB-120s and some ERJ-145s They serve 2 Florida airports, so can't believe I hadn't heard of them Ho...

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by flyguy84
Tue Jan 24, 2017 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA undecided with 767 replacement
Replies: 140
Views: 20545

Re: UA undecided with 767 replacement

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/united-eyeing-767-replacement-in-fleet-review-433417/ UA management is not exactly sure how to replace the 767 fleet. The 787-9 were intended to do so but are really growing markets in the Pacific out of SFO. The most logical decision would be to order mor...

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by flyguy84
Mon Jan 23, 2017 3:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ground stop affecting all Domestic UA flights
Replies: 40
Views: 8243

Re: Ground stop for all Domestic UA flights at SFO

United seems to have done a pretty good job getting things moving ASAP. Short outage, and recovery already under way.

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by flyguy84
Mon Jan 23, 2017 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ground stop affecting all Domestic UA flights
Replies: 40
Views: 8243

Re: Ground stop for all Domestic UA flights at SFO

Aesma wrote:
You don't need ACARS to fly, so can someone explain ? Isn't the flight plan already filed and programmed in the A/C before taxi ?

The ACARS is what uplinks the flight plan and also where the crew gets performance data and final weights. It's more than just communication.

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by flyguy84
Mon Jan 23, 2017 1:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United on Ground Stop
Replies: 2
Views: 713

Re: United on Ground Stop

www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1353565

And there are manual work arounds to the issue and international flights are being prioritized.
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Already being discussed.

www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1353565

And there are manual work arounds to the issue and international flights are being prioritized.

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by flyguy84
Mon Jan 23, 2017 12:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ground stop affecting all Domestic UA flights
Replies: 40
Views: 8243

Re: Ground stop for all Domestic UA flights at SFO

Hearing it's a system wide ACARS outage...

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by flyguy84
Thu Jan 19, 2017 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA CCO Julia Haywood is out
Replies: 52
Views: 9414

UA CCO Julia Haywood is out

According to reports, Julia Haywood who was recently announced as EVP and Chief Commercial Officer is no longer with the company.

Quite a strange turn of events...

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