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by Capn
Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is Deltas plan for CLT?
Replies: 68
Views: 7961

Re: What is Deltas plan for CLT?

There are several good posts on this thread WPvsMW especially. I think what some are missing is that this is not next years plan , but what may be something that will work in the future ( how far in the future is the key ). Long range planning is what smart successful companies do. It may not ever c...

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by Capn
Sat Oct 13, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 819
Views: 119644

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

Does anyone have any info on the status and delivery dates for A 350s # 14 &15 ?
Thanks in advance.

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by Capn
Thu Oct 04, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 1934
Views: 160948

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

Is there a sterile connector between A and B ?

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by Capn
Wed Sep 26, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 2060
Views: 121747

Re: Indianapolis Aviation Thread - 2018

What is PIT, CLE, CVG, CMH. . . Figures ? For the entire 2018? For June (last recorded month for IND), IND was slightly ahead of PIT, and way ahead of CVG and CMH. Just a quick thankyou for always keeping this thread so up to date and informative. It is one of my favorites because of your posts. Th...

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by Capn
Wed Aug 22, 2018 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Delta to Start Service at ORH
Replies: 103
Views: 10809

Re: Delta to Start Service at ORH

Prost/ Utah744

Me too ,83 upgrade.
Do you guys remember the giant lobster in the tank at Legal Seafood, around the corner from Marriott ( layover hotel
And yes it was a very early dep. Next morn.
Sorry for the swerve from topic.

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by Capn
Mon Aug 20, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Delta open a CLT crew base?
Replies: 38
Views: 6360

Re: Will Delta open a CLT crew Base??

Give the OP a break. Crew base probably not.
However, CLT to BOS AUS LAX and SEA, quite possible.

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by Capn
Fri Aug 17, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air announces Boston
Replies: 83
Views: 12252

Re: Korean Air announces Boston

Unless I missed it, I find it odd that DL has not mentioned this new service at all,
I would think it is part of the J.V..

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by Capn
Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austin Texas Thread - 2018
Replies: 713
Views: 62570

Re: Austin Texas Thread - 2018

It's been awhile, any news at AUS ?

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by Capn
Mon Aug 13, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Time for AA to monetize JFK slots and Terminal space?
Replies: 114
Views: 14889

Re: Time for AA to monetize JFK slots and Terminal space?

Midwestindy,

I don't disagree with the two points you make. My point is those two examples are not enough to offset AAs costs at JFK.

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by Capn
Mon Aug 13, 2018 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Time for AA to monetize JFK slots and Terminal space?
Replies: 114
Views: 14889

Re: Time for AA to monetize JFK slots and Terminal space?

LAXLHR,

I would venture that if you knew how much money they were losing on the rest of their JFK operations...
you wouldn't be posting yours.

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by Capn
Sun Aug 12, 2018 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Clarification on KLM service to Boston in 2019
Replies: 17
Views: 2874

iRe: Clarification on KLM service to Boston in 2019

If my memory serves me right, I seem to remember NW painted a DC-10 with NW colors on one side and KLM colors on the other. Maybe this caused some people to think it was a KLM plane. Depending on which side you saw... The aircraft had both colors on both si Great catch,thanks for sharing. I was soo...

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by Capn
Sat Aug 11, 2018 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Clarification on KLM service to Boston in 2019
Replies: 17
Views: 2874

Re: Clarification on KLM service to Boston in 2019

If my memory serves me right, I seem to remember NW painted a DC-10 with NW colors on one side and KLM colors on the other. Maybe this caused some people to think it was a KLM plane. Depending on which side you saw...

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by Capn
Sun Jul 22, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta, WestJet to form JV
Replies: 53
Views: 7784

Re: Delta, WestJet to form JV

Aw come on" tp " we know DELTA Could give you free tickets and you would still fly AA.
I got my fingers crossed that you will come around soon...
Capn

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by Capn
Sun Jul 22, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta, WestJet to form JV
Replies: 53
Views: 7784

Re: Delta, WestJet to form JV

Thanks for the quick reply. That sounds like a great plan, also the clubs will make everything fairly seamless.
I think this is going to be very profitable for both airlinew and their employees.

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by Capn
Sun Jul 22, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta, WestJet to form JV
Replies: 53
Views: 7784

Re: Delta, WestJet to form JV

Does WS offer First class ? And if not, are they planning to do so ?
Seems that would be crucial for the JV to compete against AC.

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by Capn
Mon Jul 16, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AUS to become a Delta Focus City
Replies: 442
Views: 45668

Re: AUS to become a Delta Focus City

No offense, but I don't get your point.

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by Capn
Mon Jul 16, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CLT concourse A
Replies: 47
Views: 7273

Re: CLT concourse A

I finally read what will happen to the old concourse A gates when new section opens. I believe it was from the airport manager in an article about it ,can't remember what publication. DELTA will have 6 gates initially while the other 7 are remodeled. Then next year DELTA will move into the 7 remodel...

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by Capn
Sat Jul 14, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AUS to become a Delta Focus City
Replies: 442
Views: 45668

Re: AUS to become a Delta Focus City

Mr. Bastian said that DL. was comfortable operating in the current price range. They predict that by end of the year the fares will have caught up with fuel costs. Doesn't mean they won't keep going higher. They plan on trimming certain markets not in all, other than normal end of summer cuts They t...

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by Capn
Fri Jul 13, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AUS to become a Delta Focus City
Replies: 442
Views: 45668

Re: AUS to become a Delta Focus City

I don't have the exact quote ,but I believe the context of the statement was to draw down the schedule after the busy summer season, and allow fare increases to catch up the revenue stream.
I do not see this affecting 2019 expansion which I think will be substantial.

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by Capn
Thu Jul 12, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DELTA aircraft deliveries
Replies: 21
Views: 4172

Re: DELTA aircraft deliveries

Thanks for your reply, that's an incredible delivery pace for 321s.
I seem to remember that 3 330neos were coming ,in 2019.
Anyway that is a lot of planes in a years time.

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by Capn
Thu Jul 12, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DELTA aircraft deliveries
Replies: 21
Views: 4172

DELTA aircraft deliveries

I listened to DELTAs Q2 webcast this morning and heard Mr.Bastian say they were to receive 80 Aircraft in 2019. Does anyone have a breakdown on types, and how many of each

P.S.
Great job DELTA employees...

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by Capn
Fri Jul 06, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AUS to become a Delta Focus City
Replies: 442
Views: 45668

Re: AUS to become a Delta Focus City

LovePrunesAnet : I have read all your posts on this thread, and you are kinda Snarky and rude. We are all just trying to enjoy a discussion on something that we have an interest in. The pro AUS/DL fans are just sharing insights that we put together and hope for the outcome we desire. Just fun stuff....

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by Capn
Thu Jul 05, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to serve Mumbai nonstop in 2019
Replies: 532
Views: 59703

Re: Delta to serve Mumbai nonstop in 2019

[quote="jumbojet"]From JFK it will be the A350. its a done deal.[/quote

Not doubting your knowledge,but where and how would they rotate the 359?]

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by Capn
Fri Jun 29, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AUS to become a Delta Focus City
Replies: 442
Views: 45668

Re: AUS to become a Delta Focus City

Any new news on AUS

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by Capn
Tue Jun 26, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 819
Views: 119644

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

I have to give a big shout out to the thread starter of this thread and the Delta refurbishment thread and all the posters on both. You all really post some very interesting stuff and make these two threads at the top of my list for great reading.
Thank you all very much, please keep them coming.

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by Capn
Sun Jun 24, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AUS to become a Delta Focus City
Replies: 442
Views: 45668

Re: AUS to become a Delta Focus City

I agree with your points. I do not want to leave the impression that I don't believe it will become a hub.
I think. AUS will be a future hub for DL and give them a lot of great opportunities in the hopefully near term.
Hope to see it.

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by Capn
Sun Jun 24, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AUS to become a Delta Focus City
Replies: 442
Views: 45668

Re: AUS to become a Delta Focus City

Mr. tphuang Thank you very much for your kind words. It is a pleasure having a pleasant discussion with someone on a subject we both seem to love. I understand the points you make about DL.s higher cost structure, I am not convinced they are quite as bad as you infer ( no offense ). Where I put more...

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by Capn
Sat Jun 23, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AUS to become a Delta Focus City
Replies: 442
Views: 45668

Re: AUS to become a Delta Focus City

Mr.tphuang, I mean no disrespect you sound like you may know a lot about airlines and you constantly refer to DELTAs lower margins and all their disadvantages when competing against B6 and SW. You do this in every thread concerning DL. and a city where they might want to expand. I would guess that y...

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by Capn
Thu Jun 21, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's Going On In Nashville? - 2018
Replies: 1834
Views: 108468

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

Kik 9 Ah. Seems very thin though, especially for the amount of noise I’ve heard about AUS being destined as a focus city. This should help, I have been hearing rumors about this focus city strategy for a while so it looks like everything is coming together: https://seekingalpha.com/article/4167776-d...

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by Capn
Tue Jun 05, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Thread - 2018
Replies: 474
Views: 46778

Re: San Diego Thread - 2018

Since there was a bit of discussion a week or so ago about DL 'maybe adding service soon' at SAN, I decided to create a SAN turn-sked and I used July 8 as the date. Wow! Here are the counts for daily nonstops, by route, effective that date: ATL - 7.5 (including 2 red-eye departures; 2 of the ATL fl...

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by Capn
Thu May 24, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Thread - 2018
Replies: 474
Views: 46778

Re: San Diego Thread - 2018

SANFan

Great points you make about the possible DL. expansion. I think a couple of facts have slowed them down a bit. The delay in C series deliveries and their goal to not add too much capacity this year. I think 2019 will be a very exciting year for DL. fans.

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by Capn
Wed May 23, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Thread - 2018
Replies: 474
Views: 46778

Re: San Diego Thread - 2018

I could see DL add IND if WN doesn't make it year around Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk I fully agree, I didn't mean to leave IND off my list, and I don't think it would matter if SW got in the market or not. No slight on SW ,its a great airline, but I don't think DL is afraid to compete with...

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by Capn
Wed May 23, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Thread - 2018
Replies: 474
Views: 46778

Re: San Diego Thread - 2018

SANFan Thanks for your reply and hard effort to get me the correct answer. I hope that DL. can keep at least 7 and maybe a couple more. To answer your question for me, I am afraid I will disappoint you. I have no inside knowledge to share...I mainly look at what DL. Is doing across their system and ...

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by Capn
Tue May 22, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Diego Thread - 2018
Replies: 474
Views: 46778

Re: San Diego Thread - 2018

Hi SANFan

You seem to be on top of SAN ( great place).
Could you tell me how many gates DL. has now and there location and how many they will have and where they will be when new FIS is complete?
I think DL. will be adding a bit more flying in near future.
Thanks

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by Capn
Tue May 22, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CLT concourse A
Replies: 47
Views: 7273

Re: CLT concourse A

With the new addition to A opening soon, shouldn't gate assignment be announced already?
Any one hear anything yet for the new and old sections ?

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by Capn
Sat May 19, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CLT concourse A
Replies: 47
Views: 7273

Re: CLT concourse A

It also mentioned the airlines moving into the new gates JBL F9 AC UAL SWA NK. I think this will bring A to 22 gates ( 13 old and the 9 new ones). NK? NK doesn’t even fly to CLT, at least yet. Interesting. My bad I could not find the article I had read and tried to quote from memory... Just AINT wh...

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by Capn
Fri May 18, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CLT concourse A
Replies: 47
Views: 7273

CLT concourse A

Just read a story about the construction at CLT. It mentioned that 9 new gates on concourse A would open soon. It also mentioned the airlines moving into the new gates JBL F9 AC UAL SWA NK. I think this will bring A to 22 gates ( 13 old and the 9 new ones). I think Delta uses 3 gates in old section....

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by Capn
Wed May 16, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WTO issues appeal decision on Boeing complaint against Airbus subsidies
Replies: 80
Views: 7787

Re: WTO issues appeal decision on Boeing complaint against Airbus subsidies

Please excuse my lack of understanding, but will this impact the DL. C series orders?
Sorry if I missed it in the above replies, I was sort of speed reading thru.

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by Capn
Sun May 13, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 1934
Views: 160948

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

I meant on time, dispatch reliability, etc. I should have been clearer. I know JBL. AA and UAL are carrying more paxs now but I do think at the end of next summer DL. will be a solid # 2 at BOS. While all the adds I mentioned is a very large expansion, I don't see DL not putting those 5 additional g...

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by Capn
Sun May 13, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston aviation - 2018
Replies: 1934
Views: 160948

Re: Boston aviation - 2018

It’s going to get interesting. I would love to see how the DL folks manage the gate logistics. PHL makes sense for DL from a corporate contracts perspective. Lots of pharma, tech (comcast for one) and finance ties. I wonder what yield will be on this route, though? AA more or less runs an hourly sh...

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by Capn
Sat May 12, 2018 1:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta To Resume CMH-SLC, Confirms CMH TATL Interest
Replies: 47
Views: 7376

Re: Delta To Resume CMH-SLC, Confirms CMH TATL Interest

56 PDEW, and it's VERY seasonal....usually in the 70s during the summer, and dipping down in the 20s during the winter. I wouldn't expect a BUF-SLC route any time soon - I think CMH is the last major add out east for SLC for a while. Thanks for your reply. May I please impose on you for the PDEW fo...

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by Capn
Sat May 12, 2018 1:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta To Resume CMH-SLC, Confirms CMH TATL Interest
Replies: 47
Views: 7376

Re: Delta To Resume CMH-SLC, Confirms CMH TATL Interest

Does any one have the PDEW for BUF to SLC ? 56 PDEW, and it's VERY seasonal....usually in the 70s during the summer, and dipping down in the 20s during the winter. I wouldn't expect a BUF-SLC route any time soon - I think CMH is the last major add out east for SLC for a while. Thanks for your reply...

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by Capn
Fri May 11, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta To Resume CMH-SLC, Confirms CMH TATL Interest
Replies: 47
Views: 7376

Re: Delta To Resume CMH-SLC, Confirms CMH TATL Interest

Does any one have the PDEW for BUF to SLC ?

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by Capn
Tue May 01, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta shifting SkyWest flights to LGA
Replies: 32
Views: 5925

Re: Delta shifting SkyWest flights to LGA

Are the 175 SCs limited to 70 seats due to scope ? Seems like I read that somewhere since they are replacing 700 s Correct, they're replacing CR7's, which are limited to 70 seats by scope. Thanks for your reply. Out of curiosity. Are the cabins configured with just 70 seats or 76 with 6 roped off? ...

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by Capn
Tue May 01, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta shifting SkyWest flights to LGA
Replies: 32
Views: 5925

Re: Delta shifting SkyWest flights to LGA

Are the 175 SCs limited to 70 seats due to scope ? Seems like I read that somewhere since they are replacing 700 s

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by Capn
Mon Apr 23, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CLT concourse A expansion
Replies: 5
Views: 1411

Re: CLT concourse A expansion

OVER...

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by Capn
Sat Apr 21, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CLT concourse A expansion
Replies: 5
Views: 1411

Re: CLT concourse A expansion

When will phase 2 be complete?
In the mean time does DELTA gain any gates where its at now?

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by Capn
Tue Apr 17, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austin Texas Thread - 2018
Replies: 713
Views: 62570

Re: Austin Texas Thread - 2018

See how that goes, and maybe somewhere down the road, if AUS meets their expectations, they may be thinking HUB. Which could possibly lead to much more of a footprint there. Let’s not do this again. The next 15-20 posts will be angry people telling you not in a million years. I’m an AUS/SAT/DL fan ...

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by Capn
Tue Apr 17, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Austin Texas Thread - 2018
Replies: 713
Views: 62570

Re: Austin Texas Thread - 2018

I don't have any inside info, but I think Delta is very interested in expanding in AUS. It does not have to be all at once.I think they will get as many gates as they can for now. See how that goes, and maybe somewhere down the road, if AUS meets their expectations, they may be thinking HUB. Which c...

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by Capn
Sun Apr 15, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta LAX Terminal Plans Revealed
Replies: 471
Views: 126909

Re: Delta LAX Terminal Plans Revealed

Thanks for the replies.
I thought I had read that Delta would also be getting @ 4 gates on the N.E. side of the TBIT once the construction
that is going on is completed.
Can anyone verify this ?

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