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by DTWorld
Tue Nov 20, 2018 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New ANA Safety Video
Replies: 0
Views: 311

New ANA Safety Video

No YouTube video of it (yet anyway), but their Facebook page mentions a new safety video will be launched for domestic routes starting December 1 and international routes beginning January 1. The theme of it centers around Japanese Kabuki and given NH's reputation for quality, I'm sure it will not d...

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by DTWorld
Tue Nov 06, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 2117
Views: 125583

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

Slightly off topic, but I've been hearing from coworkers on the bus to our parking lot that they've been reconfiguring a few things in the customs hall where we're (finally!) getting mobile passport by the end of the year.

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by DTWorld
Fri Oct 26, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Takes Delivery Of First Airbus A220-100
Replies: 82
Views: 18581

Re: Delta Takes Delivery Of First Airbus A220-100

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n101du
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Can't wait to see more pictures of the interior. I'm not on the inaugural, but I'm very tempted to book a trip out of my neck of the woods.

For those wanting to track the delivery flight to ATL...

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n101du

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by DTWorld
Thu Oct 25, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 (CSeries) Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 485
Views: 146722

Re: Airbus A220 (CSeries) Production/Delivery Thread 2018

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL9700
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I think it's safe to say this is the delivery flight for DL's first A220.

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL9700

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by DTWorld
Sat Oct 20, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 2117
Views: 125583

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

Michigan has a very significant amount of tourism but we aren't in the top 10, and may barely even make the top 20 states in regards of tourism revenue. The vast majority of tourism is in-state and regionally-driven from states within a day's drive of most destinations. The amount of out-of-state t...

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by DTWorld
Tue Oct 09, 2018 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 883
Views: 132587

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL583

DTW-PVG is returning to DTW. I hear that someone on board passed away and YWG wasn't available as a diversion point.

My condolences to the pax's loved ones.
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https://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL583

DTW-PVG is returning to DTW. I hear that someone on board passed away and YWG wasn't available as a diversion point.

My condolences to the pax's loved ones.

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by DTWorld
Mon Oct 08, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rethinking LGA Airport
Replies: 74
Views: 8587

Re: Rethinking LGA Airport

On the shitty days at work, I jokingly say that all it takes is for some air traffic controller in LGA to sneeze and all hell breaks loose. Sure the terminal investments are nice for LGA, but what is really needed is another runway that will NOT intersect with the approach paths for JFK.

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by DTWorld
Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA New Uniforms Revealed
Replies: 80
Views: 8519

Re: AA New Uniforms Revealed

That scarf is nearly as large as the people wearing them!

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by DTWorld
Sat Sep 22, 2018 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 2117
Views: 125583

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

and the irony of it is that DL does the ground handling for KLM and AF in most, if not all the hubs. I know that's the case with the AF flight here. I'm friends with plenty of the agents who work that flight at the gate/counter on a daily basis. Oh, and the idea of MEM-AMS returning by virtue of bei...

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by DTWorld
Wed Sep 19, 2018 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF A380 to ATL
Replies: 17
Views: 4195

AF A380 to ATL

https://thepointsguy.com/news/air-franc ... ium=social
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This should make up for the lack of a KE 380 in ATL.

Looks to be effective for the Summer 2019 schedule on AF 689/688

https://thepointsguy.com/news/air-franc ... ium=social

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by DTWorld
Mon Sep 17, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines new uniforms. Very classy.
Replies: 21
Views: 4881

Re: Turkish Airlines new uniforms. Very classy.

Looks so sophisticated. I'm liking that the sea of navy blue uniforms is going away. It does have some similarities to the AZ uniforms stated above, but again a little more refined, most noticeably in the shades of colors. Perhaps it's the lighting, but the AZ uniforms look like very washed out shad...

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by DTWorld
Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 2117
Views: 125583

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

If any of these doom and gloom predictions really came to fruition, I'd be seeing plagues of locusts flying over my place every hour by now!

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by DTWorld
Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Delta Airbus A220-100 Rolls Out Of Paints Shop
Replies: 80
Views: 17200

Re: First Delta Airbus A220-100 Rolls Out Of Paints Shop

At last, a non-Photoshopped image of this plane! It looks gorgeous and I certainly wouldn't mind having these on my CLT runs in the future. The A220 (I am having awful trouble not writing CSeries!) You and me both. This name change doesn't do my brain any favors in the morning before I have my coffee.

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by DTWorld
Fri Sep 07, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Tahiti Nui reveal brand refresh
Replies: 129
Views: 33764

Re: Air Tahiti Nui reveal brand refresh

Beautiful beyond words.

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by DTWorld
Wed Aug 29, 2018 4:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cayman Airways to Denver
Replies: 37
Views: 3976

Re: Cayman Airways to Denver

This is one of those rare moments when I casually browse a.net, see something like this, and end up either sitting down or pacing back and forth in front of my laptop trying to process the rationale behind this. In other words....

W.T.F. :shock:

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by DTWorld
Mon Aug 27, 2018 1:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The old Northwest Airlines - good place to work?
Replies: 59
Views: 5747

Re: The old Northwest Airlines - good place to work?

Many of my coworkers came from the NW and even RC days. They say it is like night and day primarily with the training that goes on. According to them, the training was far more thorough and comprehensive than it currently is with DL. While I've been with DL for four years and counting, I can tell th...

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by DTWorld
Mon Aug 06, 2018 3:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air announces Boston
Replies: 83
Views: 12416

Re: Korean Air announces Boston

I called it. The DTW folks kept saying KE would go into DTW rather than DL adding MSP and KE adding BOS. Yet here we are. It's rather good to see some connecting traffic taken away from DTW. Solid add for KE and I'm positive it'll go daily in short order. It was usually some of the local crazies. O...

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by DTWorld
Thu Aug 02, 2018 5:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could Turkish Airlines' new safety video be the most amazing safety video yet
Replies: 36
Views: 4848

Re: Could Turkish Airlines' new safety video be the most amazing safety video yet

Just when I thought nothing could top the cringeworthiness of DL's safety video that referenced all those viral internet videos, along comes this. I'd rather put my ears through a cheese grater than repeatedly hear that voice.

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by DTWorld
Fri Jul 27, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM announcing Boston
Replies: 54
Views: 6899

Re: KLM announcing Boston

ScottB wrote:
FlyRow wrote:
KL0617 AMS 17.00 - BOS 18.30
Clever choice for the flight number.


I see it as more than the area code around BOS. :duck:

Congrats, BOS. Now just get that KE flight to ICN already!

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by DTWorld
Thu Jul 26, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 2117
Views: 125583

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

The "rotunda" area in the Center A and Concourse C Skyclubs are currently undergoing a renovation that states "new food serving areas coming soon" Anyone know what they are doing to the Skyclubs? They aren't doing a full club reno, are they? Are they keeping self-serve or puttin...

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by DTWorld
Fri Jul 20, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KE's new branding campaign - 'Go Korean'
Replies: 13
Views: 2777

Re: KE's new branding campaign - 'Go Korean'

That flute music doesn't make me think of Korea at all.

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by DTWorld
Thu Jul 12, 2018 4:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 883
Views: 132587

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

Random question I am flying DL MSP-AMS on October 6 on an A330 any shot this could be swapped by that point to an A350 or 777 with the new D1 suite? My wife and I are connecting in MSP from BNA I am considering swapping to the connection in DTW to get the A350 with D1 in J, however, the timing of t...

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by DTWorld
Tue Jul 03, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Orders that didn’t happen
Replies: 81
Views: 4719

Re: Orders that didn’t happen

ANA A340's

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by DTWorld
Tue Jul 03, 2018 4:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's The Next Non-hub Delta 767 Route?
Replies: 55
Views: 6831

Re: What's The Next Non-hub Delta 767 Route?

Wouldn't a potential TPA-AMS route would cannibalize the current flight out of MCO? It takes a little over an hour to drive between the two from what I remember.

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by DTWorld
Tue Jul 03, 2018 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's The Next Non-hub Delta 767 Route?
Replies: 55
Views: 6831

Re: What's The Next Non-hub Delta 767 Route?

Probably something out of BNA? Its proximity to ATL seems like a bit of a stretch, but I wouldn't mind being proven wrong. Otherwise, I'd say AUS-AMS and PDX-CDG.

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by DTWorld
Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL announces MSP - ICN
Replies: 168
Views: 20692

Re: RUMOR: DL to Announce MSP - ICN

Now if only KE could announce ICN-BOS already.

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by DTWorld
Thu May 31, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Delta Safety Demo with tribute to previous uniforms
Replies: 43
Views: 3918

Re: New Delta Safety Demo with tribute to previous uniforms

After seeing that mustard brown, I don't think I'll ever complain about the passport plum. :vomit:

Also, I'm glad to see that we're well past the point of those cringe-worthy safety videos filled with comedic skits and/or viral internet references.

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by DTWorld
Tue May 29, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta debuts new uniforms May 29
Replies: 76
Views: 10152

Re: Delta debuts new uniforms May 29

Are the uniforms for the check in/ gate agents, Sky Club agents and FA’s differentiated in any way or do they all get to wear the same pieces? For men, not so much. The blazer for IFS originally was supposed to have epaulets on the shoulders, but that changed as the wear testers claimed it had too ...

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by DTWorld
Tue May 29, 2018 10:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta debuts new uniforms May 29
Replies: 76
Views: 10152

Re: Delta debuts new uniforms tomorrow.

However, we all found out later that they can wear the men's uniform under the condition they wear it for at least one year. Oh ugh! No way. Just say no! The female FA’s should NOT be able to wear the men’s uniform! No no no! They will look like they did in the awful Leo Mullin era gray, boxy unifo...

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by DTWorld
Tue May 29, 2018 2:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta debuts new uniforms May 29
Replies: 76
Views: 10152

Re: Delta debuts new uniforms tomorrow.

Passport Plum! I think they’ll look great. I’m curious, were any design changes made after the trial period? Yes, several. Many of them were a bit subtle, but one of the most noticeable to the men's uniform is that they darkened the gray much to everyone's relief including my own. The women aren't ...

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by DTWorld
Fri May 25, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Tahiti Nui reveal brand refresh
Replies: 129
Views: 33764

Re: Air Tahiti Nui reveal brand refresh

Wow! At first, I thought it had a bit much going on, but I'm starting to like it.

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by DTWorld
Wed May 23, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Tahiti Nui reveal brand refresh
Replies: 129
Views: 33764

Re: Air Tahiti Nui reveal brand refresh

^ That does make me wonder too, but the video showed some things that looked VERY encouraging.

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by DTWorld
Mon May 14, 2018 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leaked Sneak Peek: United New Uniforms
Replies: 41
Views: 13032

Re: Leaked Sneak Peek: United New Uniforms

I actually yawned while looking at them they looked so drab.

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by DTWorld
Mon May 14, 2018 2:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A350 New Routes: ATL-NRT, DTW-FRA
Replies: 55
Views: 7395

Re: Delta A350 New Routes: ATL-NRT, DTW-FRA

flymco753 wrote:
Bet you they put the 359 on DTW-FRA in the summer when LH deploys the 744.


I think we'd see DTW-CDG go to a 359 well before FRA.

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by DTWorld
Sun May 06, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Employees to Get New Uniforms
Replies: 124
Views: 16727

Re: Delta Employees to Get New Uniforms

I've received my extra pieces of it, and all I can say is that May 29 can't come fast enough. The passport plum did take some getting used to, but I definitely understand why the powers that be in ATL chose that color. Not only does it compliment multiple skin tones, it clearly stands out among the ...

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by DTWorld
Sun May 06, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Walt Disney World had an airport?
Replies: 30
Views: 7743

Re: Walt Disney World had an airport with airline service?

I vaguely recall that plane with the blue stripe the last time I was at MGM Studios (aka Hollywood Studios). I haven't been there in years though, and likely wouldn't be back anytime soon as I've had more than my fill of the place.

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by DTWorld
Fri May 04, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA A380 to ORD S18
Replies: 48
Views: 12029

Re: BA A380 to ORD S18

ORD finally gets the A380 they deserve. Congrats! I can't wait to see pictures.

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by DTWorld
Thu Apr 26, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Tahiti Nui reveal brand refresh
Replies: 129
Views: 33764

Re: Air Tahiti Nui reveal brand refresh

While TN's livery is one of my favorites, I do like how refined and sophisticated this logo is much like FJ. The current one looks a little cartoonish in comparison.

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by DTWorld
Thu Apr 19, 2018 3:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 883
Views: 132587

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

In other news, I noticed 3508 is scheduled to operate the inaugural 350 service on DTW-PVG.

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by DTWorld
Tue Apr 10, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta and Korean sign JVA
Replies: 631
Views: 75669

Re: Delta and Korean sign JVA

JV or not, the fact the KE hasn't started BOS-ICN in the past few years when BOS was experiencing this growth is a little bit of a head-scratcher to me. I'd love to see one of their 789s there someday. (Though for the record, I wouldn't mind an extra ICN flight out of my home airport as much as some...

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by DTWorld
Sun Apr 08, 2018 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Delta’s A330neo be a TATL or TPAC plane?
Replies: 15
Views: 3467

Re: Will Delta’s A330neo be a TATL or TPAC plane?

RayChuang wrote:
Transatlantic for sure, but is the range of A330-900neo (6,550 nautical miles) enough for most transpacific flying from LAX and SEA?


LAX-HND is a possibility and just about anything out of SEA sans HKG seems plausible.

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by DTWorld
Thu Mar 29, 2018 5:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta and Korean sign JVA
Replies: 631
Views: 75669

Re: Delta and Korean sign JVA

Condition #1 confuses me as well. Is it on the basis of the number of flights or the number of seats between both regions?

I'm hoping to see BOS announced now that the JV is approved. :cloudnine:

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by DTWorld
Mon Mar 26, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 2117
Views: 125583

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

https://www.flightradar24.com/AFR378/10d6050a F-HRBB is currently en route as the inaugural AF 789 service to DTW. Current ETA is 18:23. I would love to see the 787 be a regular here. RJ flies it in twice every week. There will be 2 787's on property at the same time today. True, but again RJ is on...

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by DTWorld
Mon Mar 26, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 2117
Views: 125583

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

https://www.flightradar24.com/AFR378/10d6050a

F-HRBB is currently en route as the inaugural AF 789 service to DTW. Current ETA is 18:23. I would love to see the 787 be a regular here.
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https://www.flightradar24.com/AFR378/10d6050a

F-HRBB is currently en route as the inaugural AF 789 service to DTW. Current ETA is 18:23. I would love to see the 787 be a regular here.

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by DTWorld
Sat Mar 17, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Suitcase escapes at ATL, makes a run for freedom
Replies: 20
Views: 3314

Re: Suitcase escapes at ATL, makes a run for freedom

KrustyTheKlown wrote:
It's a little more enjoyable with the right music: http://bennyhillthis.com/?v=3x6u6NHGmLw


:rotfl:

I needed that before work.

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by DTWorld
Wed Mar 14, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA's newest gaffe: flew dog to NRT instead of MCI
Replies: 81
Views: 8419

Re: UA's newest gaffe: flew dog to NRT instead of MCI

neomax wrote:
Unless I'm mistaken, isn't there some sort of customs check that would've caught this before it left the US?


That's what I've been wondering too.

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by DTWorld
Wed Mar 14, 2018 5:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dog Dies in Overhead Bin on United Airlines Flight
Replies: 491
Views: 31870

Re: Dog Dies in Overhead Bin on United Airlines Flight

I'm absolutely amazed that despite the numerous opportunities possible, this seemingly wasn't even addressed and nipped in the bud before the boarding door closed! I feel horrible for the dog owner. My dog was absolutely terrified of even a five-minute drive around the corner to Petsmart. I can't ev...

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by DTWorld
Thu Mar 01, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL to launch a new route to N. American West Coast in FY2019
Replies: 52
Views: 8424

Re: JAL to launch a new route to N. American West Coast in FY2019

What about a completely new market: US West Coast non-stop to Sapporo (Hokkaido)? It's a popular vacation spot year-round. For as much as I love Hokkaido (was an exchange student there for a year) and would be beyond thrilled to see something like 3x weekly SEA-CTS on a DL 76W, I don't see it happe...

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by DTWorld
Tue Feb 27, 2018 2:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hey DELTA! Why No SLC-GRR?
Replies: 42
Views: 3657

Re: Hey DELTA! Why No SLC-GRR?

See that airport a little to the right that some complain is being deprived of its rightful status from the powers that be in Atlanta? Yeah, that's where all those 752s and 739s are flying over GRR to get to from SLC. In other words, why offer it when DTW is about a 30-minute flight away with a very...

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by DTWorld
Wed Feb 21, 2018 5:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Icelandair livery coming
Replies: 163
Views: 29358

Re: Subtle livery change for Icelandair

Also is it just me, or does it look like the shade of blue on the tail is lighter?

Sad to see this. Icelandair had such a simple yet classy livery that I loved seeing. At least we still have the aurora paints which are beyond gorgeous.

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