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by Capn
Mon Feb 19, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago aviation news - 2018
Replies: 156
Views: 13884

Re: Chicago aviation news - 2018

Does anyone know if DL. was able to get anymore gates on E for the near future?
Thanks

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by Capn
Mon Feb 19, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How does Delta like their A350 so far?
Replies: 81
Views: 26979

Re: How does Delta like their A350 so far?

beerbus wrote:
The A350 fuel burn DTW NRT is aprox 75,000 lbs than the B747-400 each way. Aprox $28,000 savings each direction.


Would you know the difference in the burn between a 777 and a 359 on that same route?
Thanks in advance.

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by Capn
Sat Feb 10, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018
Replies: 108
Views: 16174

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018

Thanks 777Mech

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by Capn
Sat Feb 10, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018
Replies: 108
Views: 16174

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N890DN

Thank you for all your posts, I always enjoy them.
Do you now why 3890 was delivered to MCI?
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n515cr wrote:
3231 should RTS tomorrow
3263 should swap in at SAL for P2 mods.
3890 delivered to MCI yesterday: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N890DN

Thank you for all your posts, I always enjoy them.
Do you now why 3890 was delivered to MCI?

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by Capn
Thu Feb 08, 2018 1:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines Network Thread - 2018
Replies: 292
Views: 26175

Re: Delta Air Lines Network Thread 2018

With all due respect to above posters, the term" reliever hub" is misunderstood. When you are booking your. forthcoming trip from an east coast city to a city west or south of CVG, do you know what the wx. will be 2 weeks in advance or if there will be s power outage at ATL.? My point is A...

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by Capn
Thu Feb 01, 2018 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 234
Views: 13923

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

Hey guys I love talking about this stuff and hope to get PMs I know I'm pushing my luck going on and on, on this thread I will say this, there were 10 guys in my 1-22-73 class at Southern,9 made it through training and are all happily retired, in fact one retired on the. 744 and was # 1 at DL. when ...

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by Capn
Thu Feb 01, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 234
Views: 13923

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

I can't be sure but you made think back, it may have been BNA CSV BNA or on to TYS and another BNA SYI back to BNA. I believe we did 2 trips a day to SYI a day turn and an RON. I also seem to remember we carried Boy Scout troops as a day trip and back once a month as a treat provided by BNA or SYI s...

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by Capn
Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 234
Views: 13923

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

"I would have enjoyed flying Southern TRI-TYS-CSV-SYI (sometimes SYI-CSV)-BNA-MKL-MEM on a Martin 404. Not sure if it originated at TRI though.[/quote]" The above was actually a quote from AAVgeek744 I messed up when I tried to quote him There were actually 2 trips 1.was MEM MKL BNA TYS TR...

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by Capn
Tue Jan 30, 2018 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 234
Views: 13923

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

Feel free to PM me, love chatting.

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by Capn
Tue Jan 30, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 234
Views: 13923

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

Sorry I had forgotten it was TN. I think it was called Bowman (sp) Field, and I seem to remember CSV was on a mountain top with wicked crosswinds.
Sorry all I have hijacked the thread with an old mans reminiscing.

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by Capn
Tue Jan 30, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 234
Views: 13923

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

"I would have enjoyed flying Southern TRI-TYS-CSV-SYI (sometimes SYI-CSV)-BNA-MKL-MEM on a Martin 404. Not sure if it originated at TRI though. " There were actually 2 trips 1.was MEM MKL BNA TYS TRI and back, 2. was MEM MKL BNA CSV SYI and back . I did those runs for a couple of years wh...

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by Capn
Mon Jan 29, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 234
Views: 13923

Re: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018

"I would have enjoyed flying Southern TRI-TYS-CSV-SYI (sometimes SYI-CSV)-BNA-MKL-MEM on a Martin 404. Not sure if it originated at TRI though.[/quote]" There were actually 2 trips 1.was MEM MKL BNA TYS TRI and back, 2. was MEM MKL BNA CSV SYI and back . I did those runs for a couple of ye...

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by Capn
Sun Jan 28, 2018 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 155
Views: 20753

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

audidudi wrote:
[quote="Capn"

At the top right corner of each reply! Mine is #79.[/quote]
Mine doesn't have that for some reason.
Thanks for reply anyway

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by Capn
Sun Jan 28, 2018 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 155
Views: 20753

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

Quick off topic question.
Where are the post numbers ? I don't get those on the posts I read
Thanks

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by Capn
Sat Jan 27, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austin Texas Thread - 2018
Replies: 260
Views: 18839

Re: Austin Texas Thread - 2018

William,
Thanks for posting that.
I think AUS is in for a lot of growth initially, and down the road.

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by Capn
Sat Jan 27, 2018 9:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austin Texas Thread - 2018
Replies: 260
Views: 18839

Re: Austin Texas Thread - 2018

Can anyone post a drawing of the possible future 20+ gate extension or terminal ?
Thanks

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by Capn
Sun Jan 21, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines Network Thread - 2018
Replies: 292
Views: 26175

Re: Delta Air Lines Network Thread 2018

I just don't see FRA. It's just not the size of BOS-LON/DUB a seasonal FCO may be in play based on what happens to AZ. I think they would probably send a seasonal 757 to EDI/GLA instead if BOS transatlantic is extended. Also is there a third hub bank in AMS that could be hit with a 10 -11 pm depart...

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by Capn
Sun Jan 21, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines Network Thread - 2018
Replies: 292
Views: 26175

Re: Delta Air Lines Network Thread 2018

Also could you tell me how you quote just one sentence in a reply without having to repeat the whole post. Thanksi Yes ... this took me a while to figure out .... when you click on the "reply with quote", the whole post is repeated ... using your cursor, back up and delete everything exce...

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by Capn
Sat Jan 20, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines Network Thread - 2018
Replies: 292
Views: 26175

Re: Delta Air Lines Network Thread 2018

DELTA is also adding a third OMA and SAT besides prev. mentioned STL from SLC.

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by Capn
Sat Jan 20, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines Network Thread - 2018
Replies: 292
Views: 26175

Re: Delta Air Lines Network Thread 2018

My thoughts ( for what they are worth ) BOS- ROC CLE STL LAS SJC SAN ORD DFW MSY CLT PHL DCA SDF ICN FRA Most are possible except SAN/SJC - struggles with non-hub transcons (SFO) make these less likely CLT- would a return to GSO be a better idea? I know it's close to RDU but unserved. I just don't ...

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by Capn
Sat Jan 20, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines Network Thread - 2018
Replies: 292
Views: 26175

Re: Delta Air Lines Network Thread 2018

ATL: 950 DTW: 480 MSP: 400 LGA: 270 SLC: 270 LAX: 220 SEA: 220 JFK: 180 (not sure of current numbers) BOS: 140 RDU: 90 CVG: 80 MCO: 50 AUS: 40 IND: 40 ATL in the summer is closer to 1000 departures today. I'm not sure I see LAX getting quite as high as 220, given the gate constraints. As I understa...

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by Capn
Fri Jan 19, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL SEA Summer 2018 Schedule upgrades
Replies: 9
Views: 2305

Re: DL SEA Summer 2018 Schedule upgrades

Worth noting, LAX will be all 175s except for 3 flights a day to TUS, this summer.

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by Capn
Fri Jan 19, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines Network Thread - 2018
Replies: 292
Views: 26175

Re: Delta Air Lines Network Thread 2018

My thoughts ( for what they are worth ) FROM- TO AUS- LAS SJC MCI BNA IND ORD CMH IAD MCO DFW BNA- AUS LAS MCI BDL MSY MCO BOS- ROC CLE STL LAS SJC SAN ORD DFW MSY CLT PHL DCA SDF ICN FRA ORD- AUS LAX BOS RDU LAX- ANC STL ORD PIT CLE YYZ PHL IAD CLT IAH FAT SAF RDU- SJC SAN SAT DEN ORD DFW MCI YYZ Y...

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by Capn
Fri Jan 19, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines Network Thread - 2018
Replies: 292
Views: 26175

Re: Delta Air Lines Network Thread 2018

I really think DL. will enter into any market that is needed to support a hub or focus city if business travel warrants it. This is not a slam on any of its competitors, but it is really running a great operation and the other airlines have yet to catch up. That is how they earn a 117 % premium in ...

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by Capn
Fri Jan 19, 2018 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SLC Terminal Reconstruction Updates
Replies: 81
Views: 10979

Re: SLC Terminal Reconstruction Updates

I'm not sure I understand, does this mean that they will build the extra 15 gates now ? They will be deciding within the coming future, Delta's lease agreement will make it easier for the airport to take on additional debt to complete the project. The north concourse breaks ground soon (within the ...

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by Capn
Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SLC Terminal Reconstruction Updates
Replies: 81
Views: 10979

Re: SLC Terminal Reconstruction Updates

I'm not sure I understand, does this mean that they will build the extra 15 gates now ?

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by Capn
Thu Jan 18, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines Network Thread - 2018
Replies: 292
Views: 26175

Re: Delta Air Lines Network Thread 2018

I really think DL. will enter into any market that is needed to support a hub or focus city if business travel warrants it. This is not a slam on any of its competitors, but it is really running a great operation and the other airlines have yet to catch up. That is how they earn a 117 % premium in f...

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by Capn
Thu Jan 18, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's going on at RDU - 2018
Replies: 137
Views: 9975

Re: What's going on at RDU - 2018

As I think about it, how close is Terminal 2 to being at capacity? There are only 2 open gates and they are opposite ends of the Terminal... RDUAA says terminal expansion is not in their immediate plans but Terminal 1 is the only terminal with sufficient gate space and no one wants to really join W...

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by Capn
Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GOL will fly nonstop to the US with the MAX 8
Replies: 36
Views: 5670

Re: GOL will fly nonstop to the US with the MAX 8

They do not, it's all Y or Y+ish. Thanks for reply, is the Y+ish 3 abreast or 2 ? Thanks again. "Seats remain in a 3-3 configuration, but they block the middle seat; seats also have extra legroom and recline. Other features include use of lounges, amenity kit, hot meals, etch" I was wonde...

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by Capn
Wed Jan 17, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GOL will fly nonstop to the US with the MAX 8
Replies: 36
Views: 5670

Re: GOL will fly nonstop to the US with the MAX 8

gatibosgru wrote:
Capn wrote:
Does Gol offer First class?


They do not, it's all Y or Y+ish.


Thanks for reply, is the Y+ish 3 abreast or 2 ?
Thanks again.

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by Capn
Wed Jan 17, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GOL will fly nonstop to the US with the MAX 8
Replies: 36
Views: 5670

Re: GOL will fly nonstop to the US with the MAX 8

Does Gol offer First class?

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by Capn
Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Connection - 2018 Status and Future Plans
Replies: 38
Views: 4560

Re: Delta Connection - 2018 Status and Future Plans

Really great thread, with a lot of good info.
Wish we had more like this.
Thanks to all.

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by Capn
Tue Jan 16, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska announces 8 destinations to be served from PAE
Replies: 167
Views: 19349

Re: Alaska to announce PAE destinations tomorrow

flybynight wrote:
BENAir01 wrote:
SANFan wrote:



DL will be flying into nearby Harvey Field with their new (just announced!) Cessna Skyhawk fleet


Well ok, I bet they got a good deal on them...

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by Capn
Tue Jan 16, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska announces 8 destinations to be served from PAE
Replies: 167
Views: 19349

Re: Alaska to announce PAE destinations tomorrow

skyharborshome wrote:
Capn wrote:
Does anyone know which gate Delta will be using ?


Priceless

Thanks, I couldn't help myself...

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by Capn
Tue Jan 16, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska announces 8 destinations to be served from PAE
Replies: 167
Views: 19349

Re: Alaska to announce PAE destinations tomorrow

Does anyone know which gate Delta will be using ?

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by Capn
Sun Jan 14, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta adds SEA-IAD
Replies: 47
Views: 7291

Re: Delta adds SEA-IAD

Delta’s SEA adds have not been just about the transpacific connections for a while now..some of them work with transpac and some of them don’t. It is all about both O&D and the general connectivity of the hub, both domestic and international. For example the IAD-SEA flight is another option fro...

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by Capn
Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018
Replies: 108
Views: 16174

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018

Does anyone know how many 739 & 321 deliveries planned for 2018? In the Investor Day slides I think it showed that DL is taking ~60 aircraft in 2018. Most of those should be 739s and 321s, minus a handful of 359s. They repeated that number ( 60 ) in today's earnings call. In an other thread I l...

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by Capn
Thu Jan 11, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018
Replies: 108
Views: 16174

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018

Does anyone know how many 739 & 321 deliveries planned for 2018?

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by Capn
Thu Jan 11, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018
Replies: 108
Views: 16174

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018

Does anyone know how many 739 & 321 deliveries planned for 2018?

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by Capn
Thu Jan 11, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL: Delay of C-Series Will Be Solved by Extending Other Aircraft
Replies: 45
Views: 10900

Re: DL: Delay of C-Series Will Be Solved by Extending Other Aircraft

Does anyone know how many C series were originally planned for 2018 delivery?

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by Capn
Sun Jan 07, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska "Beyond" problems, Seattle Times finally catches on
Replies: 125
Views: 20406

Re: Alaska "Beyond" problems, Seattle Times finally catches on

Please keep in mind, the Seattle Times interviewed 10 employees out of 23,000. That is .043% of employees. You probably would have a similar amount of disgruntled employees at Santa’s Workshop. I have to complement you on how you always take the HIGH ROAD. I am pretty certain you work for DL., if n...

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by Capn
Sat Jan 06, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta at SEA, BOS, and RDU
Replies: 159
Views: 12841

Re: Delta at SEA, BOS, and RDU

I log gate-to-gate times for my flights, and just pulled every ATL-CHI or CHI-ATL flight I've ever taken. Actual gate-to-gate times and equipment are below. 1:35 M90 1:35 M88 2:01 M88 1:33 E70 1:50 M88 2:04 M88 1:42 319 Have you calculated in the hour time difference because I checked the DL schedu...

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by Capn
Thu Jan 04, 2018 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW 2018 Developments
Replies: 77
Views: 9711

Re: DFW 2018 Developments

e38 wrote:
Quoting Capn (Reply 10), "How many gates does DL. have . . "

At DFW Delta currently uses six gates: E12, E13, E14, E15, E16, and E17.

e38


Thanks for posting the info. weren't they trying to get a few more?

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by Capn
Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW 2018 Developments
Replies: 77
Views: 9711

Re: DFW 2018 Developments

How many gates does DL. have and have they been able to add more, thought I read they wanted to increase service. Delta used to serve its SEA hub and its BOS and RDU focus cities nonstop from DFW back when DFW was a hub for Delta, and Delta could bring back nonstop service to SEA, BOS, and RDU from...

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by Capn
Thu Jan 04, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW 2018 Developments
Replies: 77
Views: 9711

Re: DFW 2018 Developments

How many gates does DL. have and have they been able to add more, thought I read they wanted to increase service.

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by Capn
Sun Dec 31, 2017 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austin Texas Thread - 2017
Replies: 152
Views: 12259

Re: Austin Texas Thread 2017

Will the location of the Sky Club be close to see 6 new gates they are hopefully getting. Also, how close will their new gates be to their current ones? Thanks The sky club will be right above the gates that Delta will likely get. They new gates would be right next to their old gates. Thanks again,...

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by Capn
Sun Dec 31, 2017 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austin Texas Thread - 2017
Replies: 152
Views: 12259

Re: Austin Texas Thread 2017

Will the location of the Sky Club be close to see 6 new gates they are hopefully getting.
Also, how close will their new gates be to their current ones?
Thanks

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by Capn
Fri Dec 29, 2017 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The MSY Thread - 2017
Replies: 985
Views: 82075

Re: The MSY Thread - 2017

DL uses C3 in the morning for one of the RON aircraft each day. They can easily use one of the spare gates in the morning at the new terminal since everything is connected post-security. Here is the schedule today... 0600 Departures from D12 & D4 0700 Departures from C3, D8, & D10 0730 Depa...

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by Capn
Fri Dec 29, 2017 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The MSY Thread - 2017
Replies: 985
Views: 82075

Re: The MSY Thread - 2017

Still quite a bit of slack for DL even with 5 leased gates. DL averages 26-28 flights/day depending on time of year. Even if they add BOS and SEA as year round daily flights in the future, there will be enough space for them to operate out of 5 gates comfortably. If needed, they can also use anothe...

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by Capn
Fri Dec 29, 2017 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The MSY Thread - 2017
Replies: 985
Views: 82075

Re: The MSY Thread - 2017

Still quite a bit of slack for DL even with 5 leased gates. DL averages 26-28 flights/day depending on time of year. Even if they add BOS and SEA as year round daily flights in the future, there will be enough space for them to operate out of 5 gates comfortably. If needed, they can also use anothe...

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