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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: 8506

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: 6818

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: 16346

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: 7627

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: 11802

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: 55
Views: 14848

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: 436
Views: 61111

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: 606
Views: 71265

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: 2899

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: 606
Views: 71265

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: 758
Views: 47503

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: 758
Views: 47503

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: 3197

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: 8231

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: 31151

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: 8161

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: 3471

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: 28397

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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by DTWorld
Tue Feb 13, 2018 3:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Are Delta’s Premium Routes?
Replies: 51
Views: 6085

Re: What Are Delta’s Premium Routes?

A case can be made for NGO imo. Lots of Toyota executives on that flight as well. Heck, in DTW they have several Japanese agents who -in addition to the mundane tasks of a gate agent - are assigned to meet people who pay extra for their ticket to be escorted through customs. I've seen it with NRT as...

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by DTWorld
Tue Feb 06, 2018 3:02 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Aircraft you are/ were always excited to fly on
Replies: 59
Views: 2945

Re: Aircraft you are/ were always excited to fly on

As an enthusiast, just about any new plane would get me excited. Otherwise, I'd have to say... Boeing 747. To me, it always meant I was going somewhere far both geographically and culturally from what I considered home. In one case, it was going somewhere that already felt like home to me for the fi...

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by DTWorld
Sat Feb 03, 2018 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is HND Now the Main Airport in Tokyo?
Replies: 44
Views: 7680

Re: Is HND Now the Main Airport in Tokyo?

The last time I visited Narita, it was not uncommon to see several A380s serving NRT from the likes of AF, LH, and SQ among others. Now I only saw three when I was there a few weeks ago spotting with a local a.netter. I'm not sure, but I don't think HND will be able to handle multiple A380s. Someone...

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by DTWorld
Sat Feb 03, 2018 7:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 774
Views: 272775

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Late in the handover/acceptance process of this particular aircraft an issue showed up again with the electrically actuated lavatory seat levelling mechanism. Improper adjustment of this device may cause injuries to persons seated when using the lavatory, particularly if the aircraft is encounterin...

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by DTWorld
Tue Jan 30, 2018 6:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United denies boarding to an Emotional Support Peacock
Replies: 112
Views: 22437

Re: United denies boarding to an Emotional Support Peacock

What next, an emotional support jellyfish?

Don't get me wrong I am a dog person, but this whole emotional support stuff has largely gone off the rails. I could've sworn I heard rumors of an emotional support tarantula at one point.

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by DTWorld
Thu Jan 18, 2018 5:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines Network Thread - 2018
Replies: 315
Views: 30639

Re: Delta Air Lines Network Thread 2018

I can't help but feel a bit surprised that DTW-GDL keeps getting ignored.

Other than that, I'd love to see DTW-MUC go year round.

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by DTWorld
Wed Jan 17, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 436
Views: 61111

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

https://www.flightradar24.com/DAL189/10279599
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N503DN flew the inaugural DTW-PEK route today. It will become a daily A359 on 23 February.

https://www.flightradar24.com/DAL189/10279599

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by DTWorld
Thu Jan 11, 2018 6:49 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Have you landed at the alphabet?
Replies: 55
Views: 2793

Re: Have you landed at the alphabet?

It was a bit tricky memorizing all the places I've been. I may need to keep a word file of this or something to help keep track. A-- AMS, ANC, ARN, ATL, AUS B-- BNA, BOS C-- CDG, CGH, CLT, CMX, CPH, CTS, CVG D-- DCA, DEN, DFW, DTW E--EYW F-- FLL, FNT, FRA, FSZ, FUK G--GRR, GRU H-- HIJ, HND, HNL I-- ...

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by DTWorld
Sat Dec 30, 2017 5:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cseries orders for 2017
Replies: 215
Views: 61577

Re: Cseries orders for 2017

Didn't an undisclosed European carrier order some as well? Perhaps we'll hear more about that one soon.

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by DTWorld
Sat Dec 30, 2017 4:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WoW Appears off to a good start from DTW
Replies: 40
Views: 6085

Re: WoW Appears off to a good start from DTW

Wake me up if they upgauged the capacity before the route started. Otherwise, this is purely hearsay and wishful thinking which seems common of many of the a.netters in my neck of the woods.

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by DTWorld
Sat Dec 23, 2017 12:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air takes delivery of first CS300 aircraft
Replies: 35
Views: 10501

Re: Korean Air takes delivery of first CS300 aircraft

I read somewhere that the delivery flight is to GMP, perhaps indicating it will be doing some domestic runs and/or markets into China and Japan.

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by DTWorld
Fri Dec 15, 2017 5:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways Retro 77W Coming Soon?
Replies: 18
Views: 5058

Re: British Airways Retro 77W Coming Soon?

LAX772LR wrote:
an A380 in the Landor livery


:pray:

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by DTWorld
Fri Dec 15, 2017 5:42 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The #1 city to visit is Seville. In second place is... WHAT?!?!
Replies: 19
Views: 1176

Re: The #1 city to visit is Seville. In second place is... WHAT?!?!

I'd say Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum, but that is really an arcade at the end of the day MARVIN'S IS STILL THERE??? I dunno why this should make me so happy; it's not as if I'm likely to ever visit it again, but I'm glad to know it's survived the years since I was a kid. The founder did pas...

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by DTWorld
Fri Dec 15, 2017 5:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta orders 100 P&W powered A321neo aircraft, plus 100 options
Replies: 377
Views: 84101

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

How many A321CEOs are still to be delivered for DL? For the sake of being thorough, I included all the outstanding deliveries for recent orders (and options) A321ceo = 92 A321neo = 100 + 100 options* A330neo = 25 A359 = 29 CS100 = 75 outstanding orders** 739 = 42 outstanding orders * - possible con...

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by DTWorld
Tue Dec 12, 2017 6:26 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The #1 city to visit is Seville. In second place is... WHAT?!?!
Replies: 19
Views: 1176

Re: The #1 city to visit is Seville. In second place is... WHAT?!?!

Cue the DTW crowd in 3...2...1... :duck: Even I am scratching my head on that. Don't get me wrong I love my hometown and all, but I always have a challenge trying to make recommendations on touristy things to do for people visiting or when I have friends / relatives coming to visit..I compare Detroi...

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by DTWorld
Fri Dec 08, 2017 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1
Replies: 846
Views: 248316

Re: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1

Any idea when the first 737 Max for G3 (aka GOL) will make an appearance?

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by DTWorld
Fri Dec 08, 2017 6:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit Air Service Discussion 2017
Replies: 1784
Views: 133766

Re: Detroit Air Service Discussion 2017

FWIW, per a UofM study, here's Metro Detroit's estimated foreign-born population in 2014: 01. India - 46,000 02. Iraq - 36,000 03. Mexico 34,400 04. Canada - 24,300 05. China - 18,000 06. Lebanon - 17,800 07. Philippines - 12,700 08. Germany - 11,600 09. Korea - 11,200 10. Poland - 11,000 The large...

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by DTWorld
Mon Dec 04, 2017 6:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Silverdome implosion fail
Replies: 13
Views: 2358

Silverdome implosion fail

http://www.cnn.com/2017/12/03/us/detroi ... index.html

Now, who said the Lions had a horrible defensive lineup? :spit: :duck:
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A part of my childhood died inside me on Sunday morning...from laughing hysterically at this.

http://www.cnn.com/2017/12/03/us/detroi ... index.html

Now, who said the Lions had a horrible defensive lineup? :spit: :duck:

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by DTWorld
Wed Nov 29, 2017 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM announces GRU-BOS Nonstop eff 1Jul18
Replies: 5
Views: 1555

Re: LATAM announces GRU-BOS Nonstop eff 1Jul18

I think so. Congrats, BOS!

Now if only BOS can get KE to return.

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by DTWorld
Wed Nov 29, 2017 1:37 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Delay Coding
Replies: 17
Views: 2057

Re: Delay Coding

This is where it gets a little hairy - if a flight sustains even a 1 min delay, some entity will be tagged and held responsible for that delay. This code (at least in the hub stations) is discussed ad nauseam, often with management intervention, to ensure that the code is assigned to the "righ...

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by DTWorld
Mon Nov 27, 2017 4:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Flat Earth will finally be proven ...
Replies: 50
Views: 2266

Re: Flat Earth will finally be proven ...

If the world were indeed flat, then wouldn't all the cats of the world have knocked everything off of it by now? :duck:

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by DTWorld
Thu Nov 23, 2017 7:47 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Comfy 13hr Ride on Turkish 777 Business Class: SFO to IST
Replies: 11
Views: 9697

Re: Comfy 13hr Ride on Turkish 777 Business Class: SFO to IST

Lovely report. It's unfortunate that TK is switching catering as that food looks delicious, even the breakfast which is something that seems like an afterthought.

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by DTWorld
Wed Nov 22, 2017 1:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit partners with Disney to improve customer service
Replies: 51
Views: 7209

Re: Spirit partners with Disney to improve customer service

New jingle....It's a small fee after all? :rotfl: You have won the internet today. Having been stuck on that ride at an early age with the soundtrack still playing in total darkness for 45 minutes, I spat out my drink laughing hysterically only to be reminded of that memory I desperately tried repr...

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by DTWorld
Tue Nov 21, 2017 3:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How does Delta like their A350 so far?
Replies: 86
Views: 29391

Re: How does Delta like their A350 so far?

I will say since the 350's have been introduced as well as the 77L on the PVG flight, the number of IROPs dropped overnight.

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by DTWorld
Sun Nov 19, 2017 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo family production thread - 2015-2017 (part 7)
Replies: 2436
Views: 391561

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7

Is there anything new going on with the Azores A321?

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by DTWorld
Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:20 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Pet peeves you have about flight attendants
Replies: 45
Views: 3877

Re: Pet peeves you have about flight attendants

I had one F/A purser on a flight to SLC over a year ago. Very junior, but obviously loved hearing the sound of his own voice. Every bump we had, he went on for 10 seconds on the whole "seat belts even when the sign is off blah blah blah" announcement. What made it worse is as we were taxi...

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by DTWorld
Mon Nov 13, 2017 1:54 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Pet peeves you have about flight attendants
Replies: 45
Views: 3877

Re: Pet peeves you have about flight attendants

I had one F/A purser on a flight to SLC over a year ago. Very junior, but obviously loved hearing the sound of his own voice. Every bump we had, he went on for 10 seconds on the whole "seat belts even when the sign is off blah blah blah" announcement. What made it worse is as we were taxin...

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by DTWorld
Thu Nov 09, 2017 5:11 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Aircraft types airlines never got to fly despite livery applied
Replies: 49
Views: 6401

Re: Aircraft types airlines never got to fly despite livery applied

Very interesting thread. This airline was based in Okinawa if I recall correctly. I don't recall the exact story, but I think the 767 in question went to Skymark. It is a unique livery that I do like. An earlier thread on them revealed the following: Lequios Airlines was established by a group of lo...

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by DTWorld
Mon Nov 06, 2017 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which city may become JAL’s next international destination?
Replies: 199
Views: 23576

Re: Which city may become JAL’s next international destination?

BNA, RDU, AUS or PHL. Please stop 1. Does the fact that my home airport is in my username give you the right to automatically judge me as a troll? 2. All of the above-mentioned places have either large, growing metropolitan areas with a growing tech industry present or a large Oneworld following (e...

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by DTWorld
Sat Nov 04, 2017 6:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What distance is too short for a plane but too far by car?
Replies: 173
Views: 20118

Re: What distance is too short for a plane but too far by car?

DTW-IND. I haven't flown it (done the reverse from an IROP a few years ago), but it's about 45 minutes in the air, or a six-hour drive. I have an aunt who lives in Carmel, and I often dreaded the drive while in college for Thanksgiving because of the driving time where any decent, meaningful convers...

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by DTWorld
Wed Nov 01, 2017 1:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Employees to Get New Uniforms
Replies: 124
Views: 16346

Re: Delta Employees to Get New Uniforms

I'm slowly getting myself conditioned to seeing the passport plum. I'm relieved the gray is going to be darker per employee feedback as there's no way I'm taking the blazer in to my local dry cleaner every other week. Also the pink uniforms will be coming back next October, but to everyone's relief ...

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