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by jubguy3
Sun Feb 25, 2018 5:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France adds limited-time San Diego service in 4Q18
Replies: 23
Views: 4262

Re: Air France adds limited-time San Diego service in 4Q18

http://www.hematology.org/Annual-Meeting/ Doesn't surprise me why a 4-class plane would be assigned to the route either when you consider potential clients. BioMerieux and other companies in the French biotechnology industry might have pushed for that flight. Y might be sparse, but I expect J and W...

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by jubguy3
Sun Feb 25, 2018 12:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QR to reveal new economy seat
Replies: 26
Views: 7554

Re: QR to reveal new economy seat

Oh yay another thread for people to complain about the perfectly comfortable 10-abreast 777's. Then by those measures, SQ's 777's don't even have a normal economy section, just premium economy. I need Boeing to have made every single one of their planes about a foot wider than they are right now. W...

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by jubguy3
Sat Feb 24, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QR to reveal new economy seat
Replies: 26
Views: 7554

Re: QR to reveal new economy seat

OA940 wrote:
Oh yay another thread for people to complain about the perfectly comfortable 10-abreast 777's.


Then by those measures, SQ's 777's don't even have a normal economy section, just premium economy. I need Boeing to have made every single one of their planes about a foot wider than they are right now.

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by jubguy3
Sat Feb 24, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: DL and UA cut ties with NRA
Replies: 65
Views: 7669

Re: DL and UA cut ties with NRA

dfwjim1 wrote:
So what are they going to do about their employees (and it is probably not a few) that belong to the NRA?


Stop giving them NRA discounts? Companies cut ties all the time, wether or not it is a high profile issue like this. This won't affect the employment of Delta employees, just the NRA discounts.

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by jubguy3
Fri Feb 23, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ICN terminal 2 to open 18th of January 2018
Replies: 37
Views: 6295

Re: ICN terminal 2 to open 18th of January 2018

gatibosgru wrote:
jubguy3 wrote:
gatibosgru wrote:
Looks awesome! I'm flying in from PEK to ICN next month, hope it is on T2!


What airline will you be using?



KE


Great! KE moved to terminal 2 along with SkyTeam partners Delta, Air France, and KLM. Other partners will move later.

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by jubguy3
Fri Feb 23, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lets say Airbus kill the A330neo...
Replies: 112
Views: 14274

Re: Lets say Airbus kill the A330neo...

mjoelnir wrote:
jubguy3 wrote:
Hawaiian cancelled its order for the A330-800neo.


Well Hawaiian has denied having cancelled the A330-800.


I typed that out before Hawaiian released their statement denying it

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by jubguy3
Fri Feb 23, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest sued for removing Arabic speaking passenger
Replies: 60
Views: 6014

Re: Southwest sued for removing Arabic speaking passenger

How did the individual, arrived to airport, pass thru TSA, and understood boarding instructions? Did he not speak or understand ANY english? Was he speaking to another passenger in a "foreign language"? SKJKJSKKS you could not have possibly typed that out not thinking to yourself "ma...

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by jubguy3
Fri Feb 23, 2018 2:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest sued for removing Arabic speaking passenger
Replies: 60
Views: 6014

Re: Southwest sued for removing Arabic speaking passenger

Not that he should have been chucked off the plane for it, but how did they know he was speaking Arabic? mariner Arabic has a certain set of linguistic features that make it easy to distinguish from other languages. Examples of this are frequent glottal stops and the preposition "al-", wh...

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by jubguy3
Fri Feb 23, 2018 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ICN terminal 2 to open 18th of January 2018
Replies: 37
Views: 6295

Re: ICN terminal 2 to open 18th of January 2018

gatibosgru wrote:
Looks awesome! I'm flying in from PEK to ICN next month, hope it is on T2!


What airline will you be using?

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by jubguy3
Thu Feb 22, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Toronto Schedule Change
Replies: 95
Views: 8826

Re: Emirates Toronto Schedule Change

Stop reminding me about how much I hate Air Canada :box: I'm gonna guess that is why the paid political lobbyists on here keep making this about Air Canada. It has to be easier to make the opponent of your client a known hated entity than something so vague as the government or its policies. I thin...

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by jubguy3
Thu Feb 22, 2018 5:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The A380 and US airlines: Too late or still a chance?
Replies: 108
Views: 13123

Re: The A380 and US airlines: Too late or still a chance?

Maybe they could use it for Tokyo and possibly Los Angeles services; ANA is planning to send their A380s to Honolulu. It's the second busiest international route from the US. I know Delta has been on record saying it's too big of an aircraft, and they operate the largest hub in the US. The A380 woul...

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by jubguy3
Thu Feb 22, 2018 2:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lets say Airbus kill the A330neo...
Replies: 112
Views: 14274

Re: Lets say Airbus kill the A330neo...

Hawaiian cancelled its order for the A330-800neo.

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by jubguy3
Thu Feb 22, 2018 1:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines Switches A330-800 to 787-9
Replies: 3
Views: 1007

Re: Hawaiian Airlines Switches A330-800 to 787-9

Will the A321neo have the range to reach SLC? If not, I would love to see them bring the dreamliner here. I love Airbus but they should have cut the costs and tried to dump the A338. Great order for Hawaiian. Edit: I didn't realize they were buying so few long haul aircraft in the first place. Sorry...

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by jubguy3
Thu Feb 22, 2018 12:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Toronto Schedule Change
Replies: 95
Views: 8826

Re: Emirates Toronto Schedule Change

There is. If it were up to EK they would serve YYZ daily, as well as YUL and YVR. The Canadian government won't allow it, to protect AC. So this is exactly what American, Delta and United want (to protect them from EK's U.S. expansion, example: DXB-ATH-EWR and DXB-MXP-JFK)...? Heh... No. Those are ...

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by jubguy3
Wed Feb 21, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 9 Abreast Layout Configurations
Replies: 24
Views: 2286

Re: 9 Abreast Layout Configurations

2-4-3 requires an extra entertainment box per row, and because the seats are all arranged in different groupings, its more expensive to produce 1/3rd of the rows as 2 seats, one as 4 seats, one as 3 seats instead of the entire plane being the same. Its also only useful until bookings are full to a c...

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by jubguy3
Wed Feb 21, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Airlines Busiest Routes
Replies: 23
Views: 4786

Re: Delta Airlines Busiest Routes

Sorry if this is off-topic but why is DTW-AMS such a popular route? I didn't think DTW was a particularly big port of entry. Lots of automotive professionals flying it? The venture between KLM and Northwest was one of the first successful transoceanic joint ventures. Much of the capacity on that ro...

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by jubguy3
Tue Feb 20, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The water crisis in Cape Town
Replies: 15
Views: 938

Re: The water crisis in Cape Town

The rich white people haven’t written the rules in South Africa for over 20 years, it’s the corrupt and incompetent ANC who write the rules today. This has happened on there watch with there people running the show. Oh for the good ole days, eh, Kiwirob? Frankly I don’t care, they can all die of th...

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by jubguy3
Tue Feb 20, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330-800 out, B787-9 in at Hawaiian? -Leeham
Replies: 438
Views: 49841

Re: A330-800 out, B787-9 in at Hawaiian? -Leeham

I would imagine that being the only A338 customer makes the resale opportunities incredibly difficult and increases the cost for the lessor. I am surprised that the A338 left the factory in the first place, and it looks like it's going to be a waste of money for Airbus at this point. I wonder who wi...

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by jubguy3
Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Runway extension projects around the world
Replies: 28
Views: 4530

Re: Runway extension projects around the world

SLC is currently seeking utility design bids to extend 16R/34L to 15,000 feet planned for 2030

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by jubguy3
Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The water crisis in Cape Town
Replies: 15
Views: 938

Re: The water crisis in Cape Town

This article suggests the problem is beyond Cape Town, part of a broader drought in the region, urbanization, stolen water access, pollution and other factors: https://thewaterproject.org/water-crisis/water-in-crisis-south-africa If you listen to my South African mate it's also caused by corruption...

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by jubguy3
Mon Feb 19, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: It’s official! Meridiana rebranded as Air Italy
Replies: 115
Views: 15625

Re: It’s official! Meridiana rebranded as Air Italy

Will they be joining oneworld?

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by jubguy3
Mon Feb 19, 2018 2:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Toronto Schedule Change
Replies: 95
Views: 8826

Re: Emirates Toronto Schedule Change

Is DXB-YYZ really only 3x/week? I would have figured there would be a larger demand. Or is it only this service?

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by jubguy3
Sun Feb 18, 2018 11:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines unveils San Francisco Giants A321 livery
Replies: 92
Views: 16784

Re: Alaska Airlines unveils San Francisco Giants A321 livery

The white tail looks really bad.

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by jubguy3
Sun Feb 18, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible WestJet Livery Update?
Replies: 83
Views: 9951

Re: Possible WestJet Livery Update?

sixtyseven wrote:
Let’s keep politics out of it because I think he’s an incompetent fool. Trudeau that is.

Lets focus on the matter at hand. Teal.

Lmfao


Asks to not bring politics into it... immediately brings politics into it.

We were talking about how cute Trudeau is :-)

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by jubguy3
Sun Feb 18, 2018 8:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta CSeries deliveries to begin this year
Replies: 40
Views: 10016

Re: Delta CSeries deliveries to begin this year

dbo861 wrote:
Any idea when this year? The article says they were originally scheduled to start in April 2018, but that’s right around the corner. Regardless, this is great news!


The two timeframes I have seen are August and November

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by jubguy3
Sun Feb 18, 2018 8:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aseman Airlines plane crash in Iran
Replies: 50
Views: 12107

Re: Aseman Airlines plane crash in Iran

Wow, if this is true, it has not been a good few weeks for aviation. There were 4 deaths in commerical aviation in 2017... we already had a plane in Russia crash with 71 people on board die, and now another 60-100 may possibly be dead in Iran

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by jubguy3
Sun Feb 18, 2018 4:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does the 787 actually fly any point to point routes?
Replies: 120
Views: 21784

Re: Does the 787 actually fly any point to point routes?

AI's recently announced Amritsar-Birmingham BHX service is a true point to point route.

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by jubguy3
Sun Feb 18, 2018 1:27 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Potential members for Skyteam
Replies: 15
Views: 2559

Re: Potential members for Skyteam

Westjet has been rumored to seek SkyTeam status by 2020. Other potential members: Jet Airways, Virgin Atlantic I wouldn't count on WS, their CEO is very anti-alliance. I think it's only a matter of time before 9W joins, they stand to gain the most. That is changing. They are entering a joint ventur...

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by jubguy3
Sat Feb 17, 2018 11:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Potential members for Skyteam
Replies: 15
Views: 2559

Re: Potential members for Skyteam

Westjet has been rumored to seek SkyTeam status by 2020.

Other potential members: Jet Airways, Virgin Atlantic

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by jubguy3
Sat Feb 17, 2018 6:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Air A321neo More to Love Livery Revealed!
Replies: 69
Views: 13722

Re: Alaska Air A321neo More to Love Livery Revealed!

Does AS mix their two premerger fleets? For example, if I was on a route that was AS only premerger, would I be able to fly on an A32X? Or do they only use repainted aircraft on these routes? Do the A32X stay within VX routes?

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by jubguy3
Sat Feb 17, 2018 5:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: NZ to fly AKL/DEN nonstop
Replies: 88
Views: 11769

Re: Rumour: NZ to fly AKL/DEN nonstop

LAXintl wrote:
Forget the payload, the 777 more importantly is tire speed limited at DEN. Thats why UA never could launch NRT with the 777 and its short attempt at seasonal DEN-LHR was also restricted.


Does the 777 have a relatively low tire speed limit?

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by jubguy3
Thu Feb 15, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.
Replies: 155
Views: 11969

Re: 3-Year Old Boy screams for 8-hours on flight.

"Mom, how bad was I as a kid?" "Here honey, read this news article."

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by jubguy3
Thu Feb 15, 2018 3:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How much profit do airlines make out of your $355 ticket
Replies: 12
Views: 3888

Re: How much profit do airlines make out of your $355 ticket

I would love if JetBlue used their profits to solve operational problems. Their on time ratings are continue to slip and slip.

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by jubguy3
Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta wants to be the launch customer for 797
Replies: 171
Views: 23969

Re: Delta wants to be the launch customer for 797

Why would a huge A330 customer like DL order 787s - an aircraft they've gone well out of their way to avoid operating - to replace their older A330s when they still have 25 more on the way? Well out of their way? They cancelled an order that Northwest paid way too much money for that had to be defe...

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by jubguy3
Wed Feb 14, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PAL outlines A350 strategy, to launch MNL-NYC
Replies: 74
Views: 14902

Re: PAL outlines A350 strategy, to launch MNL-NYC

AUS would welcome PAL with open arms, but I'm not exactly sure how big the Austin metropolis area would support the flight. It would definitely need good connection to the rest of Asia to serve as a one-stop hop. I can't handle a.net anymore. AUS-MNL. What's next, BOI-BKK? Thinking Boise, Idaho is ...

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by jubguy3
Wed Feb 14, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta wants to be the launch customer for 797
Replies: 171
Views: 23969

Re: Delta wants to be the launch customer for 797

evank516 wrote:
I swear I'm not as dumb as I look, but what is MOM?


Middle of Market

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by jubguy3
Wed Feb 14, 2018 5:48 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Possibility of the 797 having a T-Tail?
Replies: 61
Views: 6204

Re: Possibility of the 797 having a T-Tail

seabosdca wrote:
If NMA as currently imagined sees the light of day, the oval fuselage will be quite striking and prevent any chance of it being "cookie cutter."


Everything I've seen seems to indicate that it was going to have a "hamster pouch" fuselage like the 737 engine nacelles

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by jubguy3
Wed Feb 14, 2018 4:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta wants to be the launch customer for 797
Replies: 171
Views: 23969

Re: Delta wants to be the launch customer for 797

As for a replacement for the 21 767-400ERs and 21 PMNW A330-300s, I'd look to the 787-10. Why would a huge A330 customer like DL order 787s - an aircraft they've gone well out of their way to avoid operating - to replace their older A330s when they still have 25 more on the way? Well out of their w...

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by jubguy3
Wed Feb 14, 2018 4:29 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Possibility of the 797 having a T-Tail?
Replies: 61
Views: 6204

Re: Possibility of the 797 having a T-Tail

Yes, because Boeing's primary concern is to make a throwback aircraft.

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by jubguy3
Wed Feb 14, 2018 3:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta wants to be the launch customer for 797
Replies: 171
Views: 23969

Re: Delta wants to be the launch customer for 797

Why would Boeing give DL that luxury when they've dissed Boeing for many airplanes in the past? The rest of DLs recent Airbus aircraft choices have been mostly because of the great deals Airbus has been giving them, and the product and schedule they were delivering... the A330neos were supposedly s...

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by jubguy3
Wed Feb 14, 2018 3:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines Network Thread - 2018
Replies: 292
Views: 26290

Re: Delta Air Lines Network Thread 2018

I predict a strategy similar to what we are seeing in their TATL hubs: traffic is either fed through Amsterdam or Paris from a large variety of airports in the US through their joint ventures. Additionally, they have three transatlantic hubs that feed smaller markets within Europe (like Stuttgart) o...

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by jubguy3
Wed Feb 14, 2018 2:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines Network Thread - 2018
Replies: 292
Views: 26290

Re: Delta Air Lines Network Thread 2018

My initial post was about SLC... would it be feasible?

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by jubguy3
Wed Feb 14, 2018 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta C Series Predictions
Replies: 81
Views: 13252

Re: Delta C Series Predictions

YYC-SLC operates Daily on an E175, is this a candidate for replacement? I may fly that route again someday, so the interest is purely selfish... :) Mark Possibly, but Delta has said that the bases for the CS100 are going to be NYC and LAX . The competitive advantage gained by using fuel efficient C...

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by jubguy3
Wed Feb 14, 2018 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta C Series Predictions
Replies: 81
Views: 13252

Re: Delta C Series Predictions

YYC-SLC operates Daily on an E175, is this a candidate for replacement? I may fly that route again someday, so the interest is purely selfish... :) Mark Possibly, but Delta has said that the bases for the CS100 are going to be NYC and LAX. The competitive advantage gained by using fuel efficient CS...

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by jubguy3
Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta wants to be the launch customer for 797
Replies: 171
Views: 23969

Re: Delta wants to be the launch customer for 797

DL realized that the 787 wasn't the right aircraft at the right time for them. Which honestly is a little surprising, with all the p2p TATL flying they do. It just seems the 787-8 would have been a perfect replacement for the 767's they had on those routes. The order they had must not have been a g...

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by jubguy3
Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta wants to be the launch customer for 797
Replies: 171
Views: 23969

Re: Delta wants to be the launch customer for 797

AS a huge user of 767 Delta and the world has been waiting too long for the 797. Boeing has been too worried about the "Emiratization" of the world's airplanes beling able to fly 8,000 miles. No one bothered to ask about the 5,000 mile market. The 787-9 and 777-9 fly up to 9,000 miles and...

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by jubguy3
Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta wants to be the launch customer for 797
Replies: 171
Views: 23969

Re: Delta wants to be the launch customer for 797

I thought I read that UA and SW will be the launch customers; and more articles pointed to UA. Guess DL realized they missed the boat on the 787 and figure they better not be left all alone again. They missed the boat the same way AA is presumably going to "miss the boat" on the A350 when...

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by jubguy3
Tue Feb 13, 2018 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair has best passenger load factor of 96%
Replies: 31
Views: 3851

Re: Ryanair has best passenger load factor of 96%

This is proof that the 787-10 will be good to Emirates. I am still surprised they have stuck with such large aircraft for so long considering they have a lower load factor. Reducing size on some routes should help increase load factor.

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by jubguy3
Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta C Series Predictions
Replies: 81
Views: 13252

Re: Delta C Series Predictions

The C-Series is mostly a 1:1 replacement for the existing MD-80 aircraft and possibly the MD-90 if Delta exercises it's options. They exist in the Delta fleet as the smallest mainline aircraft flown B712 is the smallest, and the 737-700 and A319 are also smaller Technically they may be smaller, but...

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by jubguy3
Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines Network Thread - 2018
Replies: 292
Views: 26290

Re: Delta Air Lines Network Thread 2018

The same can be said for MSP in regards to Seattle and Detroit. I don't think MSP will get ICN service first, precisely because: Delta doesn't want to tamper with their Haneda slots, and MSP-ICN/MSP-HND would be too much capacity. I would imagine MSP-ICN being a profitable and sensible route... if ...

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