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by NateGreat
Thu May 24, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018
Replies: 295
Views: 42230

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018

Is there a plan to convert any more 757s to the 75P configuration? The currently loaded schedule on delta.com for the week of 7/23/2018 looks like it would require 7 frames to operate... MSP-LAX x1 MSP-MCO x1 MSP-KEF x1 ATL-SEA x1 ATL-JFK x2 JFK-AUA x1 JFK-SJU x1 JFK-KEF x1 JFK-SNN x1 JFK-PDL 5x we...

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by NateGreat
Tue May 22, 2018 6:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018
Replies: 295
Views: 42230

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018

DAL also decided to keep the NWA 75N's (5500 series) after the initial plan was to retire them shortly after the merger. They got refreshed interiors and were painted. The 75N was the worst and hardly "refreshed" after the merger short of stretching DL standard pleather seat covers on, th...

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by NateGreat
Tue May 22, 2018 4:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 440
Views: 62400

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

Any word on when N863DA will be ferrying back to the US?

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by NateGreat
Thu May 17, 2018 6:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 440
Views: 62400

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

My question is if Delta is announcing and booking D1 suites both ways LAX-SYD starting 3/31/19 that means the entire 777LR fleet should be done by then? It certainly will not be completed by then. By the looks of it, DL will be moving routes from standard 772/77L to D1 one by one as frames get conv...

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by NateGreat
Tue May 15, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A350 New Routes: ATL-NRT, DTW-FRA
Replies: 55
Views: 6851

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

Does anyone know when DL will start to retrofit their 777s? I believe they will get the Delta One Suites. N863DA (777-200ER) is currently in Singapore for its mod. This is also the first 777 to get the retrofit. Not sure exactly when it will finish mods and return to service. 7004 is done with the ...

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by NateGreat
Mon May 14, 2018 5:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 440
Views: 62400

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

https://www.flightradar24.com/DAL9985/115ea13b

He’s still flying, and has been for almost two and a half hours.
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audidudi wrote:
Looks like N863DA is going on a test hop today;

https://www.flightradar24.com/DAL9985/115ea13b

He’s still flying, and has been for almost two and a half hours.

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by NateGreat
Sun May 13, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leaked Sneak Peek: United New Uniforms
Replies: 41
Views: 8603

Re: Leaked Sneak Peak: United New Uniforms

devron wrote:
Back to the topic, these uniforms suck and I can't imagine they are pratical.To bad we didn't see any male uniforms or pilot uniforms

And they mock Delta F/As for looking like Barney...

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by NateGreat
Sun May 13, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 440
Views: 62400

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

According to airlineroute.com: -DELTA's re-configured 777-200LR aircraft to operate Los Angeles – Sydney route from 31MAR19. Changes to launch date remains possible -Delta Airlines has outlined planned operation for the re-configured Boeing 777-200LR aircraft, featuring the new Delta One Suites. As ...

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by NateGreat
Sun May 13, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A350 New Routes: ATL-NRT, DTW-FRA
Replies: 55
Views: 6851

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

According to airlineroute.com: -DELTA's re-configured 777-200LR aircraft to operate Los Angeles – Sydney route from 31MAR19. Changes to launch date remains possible -Delta Airlines has outlined planned operation for the re-configured Boeing 777-200LR aircraft, featuring the new Delta One Suites. As ...

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by NateGreat
Sun May 13, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A350 New Routes: ATL-NRT, DTW-FRA
Replies: 55
Views: 6851

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

flyinghippo wrote:
Does anyone know when DL will start to retrofit their 777s? I believe they will get the Delta One Suites.

N863DA (777-200ER) is currently in Singapore for its mod. This is also the first 777 to get the retrofit. Not sure exactly when it will finish mods and return to service.

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by NateGreat
Sun May 13, 2018 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A350 New Routes: ATL-NRT, DTW-FRA
Replies: 55
Views: 6851

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

The A350's are a huge hit with customers, time to firm up some more deliveries, and get some 1000's on property as well. I agree, it's a bit odd that the German automakers are not participating first and foremost, I wonder what that's even about, as they have always been a large part of the show, a...

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by NateGreat
Sun May 13, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A350 New Routes: ATL-NRT, DTW-FRA
Replies: 55
Views: 6851

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

According to routesonline.com, Delta Air Lines will add 2 new routes for their Airbus A350 aircraft. From 12JAN19 through 17JAN19, an A350 will operate the Detroit to Frankfurt route, while the Atlanta to Tokyo Narita route will go from a 777 to an A350 starting 31MAR19. This also means that a 777 ...

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by NateGreat
Sun May 13, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A350 New Routes: ATL-NRT, DTW-FRA
Replies: 55
Views: 6851

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

N766UA wrote:
I walked passed the DTW>FRA gate a couple days ago and it was an A350. Either they’ve already started, or it was a sub.

Nice! I don’t see anything about FRA for any of the A350s on FlightAware’s flight logs. Perhaps it was a last-minute equipment change.

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by NateGreat
Sun May 13, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 440
Views: 62400

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

Delta will also start operating a reconfigured 777 from LAX-SYD from 31MAR19.

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by NateGreat
Sun May 13, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 440
Views: 62400

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

According to routesonline.com, Delta Air Lines will add 2 new routes for their Airbus A350 aircraft. From 12JAN19 through 17JAN19, an A350 will operate the Detroit to Frankfurt route, while the Atlanta to Tokyo Narita route will go from a 777 to an A350 starting 31MAR19. This also means that a 777 s...

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by NateGreat
Sun May 13, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A350 New Routes: ATL-NRT, DTW-FRA
Replies: 55
Views: 6851

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

According to routesonline.com, Delta Air Lines will add 2 new routes for their Airbus A350 aircraft. From 12JAN19 through 17JAN19, an A350 will operate the Detroit to Frankfurt route, while the Atlanta to Tokyo Narita route will go from a 777 to an A350 starting 31MAR19. This also means that a 777 ...

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by NateGreat
Sun May 13, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A350 New Routes: ATL-NRT, DTW-FRA
Replies: 55
Views: 6851

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

According to routesonline.com, Delta Air Lines will add 2 new routes for their Airbus A350 aircraft. From 12JAN19 through 17JAN19, an A350 will operate the Detroit to Frankfurt route, while the Atlanta to Tokyo Narita route will go from a 777 to an A350 starting 31MAR19. This also means that a 777 ...

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by NateGreat
Sun May 13, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A350 New Routes: ATL-NRT, DTW-FRA
Replies: 55
Views: 6851

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

According to routesonline.com, Delta Air Lines will add 2 new routes for their Airbus A350 aircraft. From 12JAN19 through 17JAN19, an A350 will operate the Detroit to Frankfurt route, while the Atlanta to Tokyo Narita route will go from a 777 to an A350 starting 31MAR19. This also means that a 777 s...

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by NateGreat
Sat May 12, 2018 9:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018
Replies: 295
Views: 42230

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018

Which 777 will enter mods next, and when?

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by NateGreat
Sat May 12, 2018 9:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018
Replies: 295
Views: 42230

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018

Regarding the 777 mod, it appears that DL loaded the first modified 777 into the schedule starting in July, to be used on DTW-PEK on alternating days with an A350. The internal code for the seat map that shows is D7L and it shows the following layout: 28 Suites (1-2-1), 48 Premium Select (2-4-2), 2...

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by NateGreat
Fri May 11, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What if the US3 mergers had gone differently?
Replies: 24
Views: 1475

Re: What if the US3 mergers had gone differently?

Aside from hubs and operations, this thread also brings up topics regarding fleet plans and what their liveries would look like now.

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by NateGreat
Wed Apr 25, 2018 7:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 777-200 New Cabin Photos
Replies: 2
Views: 1695

United 777-200 New Cabin Photos

If anyone has any photos of the new cabin (Polaris and anything else that was retrofitted on) of United’s 777-200s, could you please share them here? Thanks!

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by NateGreat
Tue Apr 24, 2018 8:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 440
Views: 62400

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

Does anyone have any info as to why N502DN went tech at ICN between arriving at 3.45am last Saturday and before its schedule departure back to DTW at 10.35am the same day? According to the usual sources it's still at ICN more than three days later! I’m curios on this one too. Also, any updates on 8...

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by NateGreat
Sat Apr 21, 2018 6:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando to London: Why no flights to Heathrow?
Replies: 68
Views: 8840

Orlando to London: Why no flights to Heathrow?

One question that has been on my mind (And, I’m sure many others’) for quite some time is why there are no nonstop flights from Orlando International Airport (KMCO/MCO) to London Heathrow Airport (EGLL/LHR). There are however, 3 airlines that fly to London Gatwick Airport (EGKK/LGW): British Airways...

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by NateGreat
Sat Apr 21, 2018 6:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: New DL flights from MCO
Replies: 71
Views: 11058

Re: Rumor: New DL flights from MCO

If they are looking at London it'll be Heathrow. Orlando would have no problem sustaining LHR and LGW. It's a pity they won't look at other airports as Florida is always popular from the UK regions. You’d think that with 3 separate airlines flying from Orlando to London, at least one of them would ...

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by NateGreat
Sat Apr 14, 2018 1:40 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Plane Did I Fly?
Replies: 11
Views: 1869

What Plane Did I Fly?

I need some help trying to figure out the aircraft type, tail number, flight number and if all possible, arrival and departure gate numbers. The date was Sunday January 11, 2009. I was 11 at the time, and did not take any photos or keep any other form of documentation, so I can only rely on a few va...

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by NateGreat
Sun Apr 08, 2018 3:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines orders 47 additional 787's (22 788's and 25 789's), cancels A350 order
Replies: 565
Views: 74061

Re: American Airlines orders 47 additional 787's (22 788's and 25 789's), cancels A350 order

acentauri wrote:
NateGreat wrote:
So, will CLT and PHL finally get some 787s?

PHL is already getting the 787-8, 787-9 and A350, just not in AA colors.

Really? Which routes?

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by NateGreat
Sat Apr 07, 2018 11:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Delta’s A330neo be a TATL or TPAC plane?
Replies: 15
Views: 2913

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

I have seen in a couple of threads on here where people are talking about Delta deploying their A330-900neo fleet out of SEA for TPAC missions? If I’m not mistaken, weren’t they supposed to be primarily TATL birds that will replace the 763ER fleet?

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by NateGreat
Sat Apr 07, 2018 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL widebody updates at SEA
Replies: 136
Views: 13862

Re: DL widebody updates at SEA

You can't make assumptions about the performance of a flight based upon its equipment. For starters, it's very likely that some routes operated with the 763 are more profitable than others operated with the 333. Secondly, DL matchs product & capacity - not CASM - when assigning routes. For exam...

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by NateGreat
Tue Apr 03, 2018 3:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL widebody updates at SEA
Replies: 136
Views: 13862

Re: DL widebody updates at SEA

I thought the A339s are supposed to replace the 763s, which primarily do TATL. Are you saying the A339s will primarily be TPAC planes (like the A350), or are you saying that only SOME (less than half) of the A339 routes will be TPAC?

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by NateGreat
Mon Mar 19, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 440
Views: 62400

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

What is the second 777 to enter mods for the new cabin?

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by NateGreat
Fri Mar 09, 2018 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 440
Views: 62400

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

hkcanadaexpat wrote:
N508DN (359) was delivered to @ATL on 3/6. #8 in total. #2 in 2018. 3 more to go this year.

When will both N507DN and N508DN start passenger service? It would have to be in the next few weeks, as ATL-ICN and DTW-AMS start A350 service later this month.

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by NateGreat
Tue Mar 06, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018
Replies: 295
Views: 42230

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018

justplanesmart wrote:
N832DN and N833DN have scimitars, also.

Where did you find this info? Will all other 739s that were delivered without splits be getting a splits retrofit?

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by NateGreat
Sun Mar 04, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta 777 Retrofit Schedule?
Replies: 0
Views: 824

Delta 777 Retrofit Schedule?

Is there a schedule for the cabin retrofit of Delta’s 18 777s? N863DA has been in Singapore for 2 weeks now, but FlightAware shows the 17 others still operating regular flights, with no flights to SIN listed for the next few days. Are they gonna retrofit all the 777-200ERs before the 777-200LRs, or ...

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by NateGreat
Sun Mar 04, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 440
Views: 62400

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

Is there a schedule for the cabin retrofit of Delta’s 18 777s? N863DA has been in Singapore for 2 weeks now, but FlightAware shows the 17 others still operating regular flights, with no flights to SIN listed for the next few days. Are they gonna retrofit all the 777-200ERs before the 777-200LRs, or ...

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by NateGreat
Wed Feb 28, 2018 7:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Delta Giving Away Flights to Virgin?
Replies: 6
Views: 1539

Re: Is Delta Giving Away Flights to Virgin?

It doesn’t really matter. DL/VS share revenue across the Atlantic, so they benefit either way. Still, I wonder if the pilots are now working under a new JV clause that allows DL to cut those flights. Some of the 767’s may also be used to fund JFK-LIS/PDL this summer. Perhaps as DL starts to retire ...

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by NateGreat
Wed Feb 28, 2018 5:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Delta Retrofit LED Mood Lights on their Widebodies?
Replies: 0
Views: 606

Will Delta Retrofit LED Mood Lights on their Widebodies?

With the Suites, Premium Select, and new Economy seats being retrofitted on to Delta’s 777s (followed by their 764s), this could be a great time for Delta to put some energy-efficient LED mood lighting on their currently existing 777, 764, 763, A333, and A332 fleets. Seeing what they did to much of ...

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by NateGreat
Wed Feb 28, 2018 4:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Delta Giving Away Flights to Virgin?
Replies: 6
Views: 1539

Is Delta Giving Away Flights to Virgin?

I noticed that starting in late-March, Delta is changing a majority of their ATL/DTW/JFK-LHR flights from 767-300ER to A330-200. Not only that, but while JFK-LHR typically has 3 flights on a given day operated by 767-300ERs, it will become 2 flights operated by A330-200s. I think ATL-LHR will be 1x ...

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by NateGreat
Tue Feb 27, 2018 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA vs DL JFK-LAX
Replies: 46
Views: 7658

Re: AA vs DL JFK-LAX

What has happened to the market share gaps between DL and AA since AA downgauged from 762s to 32T and DL up-gauged from all 757s to mostly widebody? AA still has higher frequency and three classes but both have all lie flat seating except in Y. I think a total game changer will be when DL puts the ...

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by NateGreat
Mon Feb 26, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta CSeries deliveries to begin this year
Replies: 118
Views: 26729

Re: Delta CSeries deliveries to begin this year

In Delta's latest 10-K filing with the SEC, the airline showed that it will take 15 CSeries CS100s in 2018, 25 in 2019, and 16 in 2020 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DW9jwgmWAAYTm7-.jpg https://twitter.com/TheAviationBeat/status/968102456075935745 So, the A330neo won’t come until 2020 now? First A33N ...

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by NateGreat
Mon Feb 26, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta CSeries deliveries to begin this year
Replies: 118
Views: 26729

Re: Delta CSeries deliveries to begin this year

In Delta's latest 10-K filing with the SEC, the airline showed that it will take 15 CSeries CS100s in 2018, 25 in 2019, and 16 in 2020 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DW9jwgmWAAYTm7-.jpg https://twitter.com/TheAviationBeat/status/968102456075935745 So, the A330neo won’t come until 2020 now?

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by NateGreat
Wed Feb 21, 2018 3:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas/Ft. Worth Summer 2018 International Routes, Frequencies, and Aircraft
Replies: 25
Views: 3684

Re: Dallas/Ft. Worth Summer 2018 International Routes, Frequencies, and Aircraft

Wow! 3 Boeing 777-300ERs to LHR daily? How full do all 3 of those flights typically get? Those DFW LHR flights are packed in the summer (not only in the summer, year round). Additionally, I am surprised DFW LIM is not a 763, that flight has very healthy loads (front and back). I figured they were e...

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by NateGreat
Wed Feb 21, 2018 3:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Airlines Busiest Routes
Replies: 56
Views: 12220

Delta Airlines Busiest Routes

What are the busiest routes, both domestic and international, in Delta’s system, in terms of both load factors and frequencies?

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by NateGreat
Wed Feb 21, 2018 3:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas/Ft. Worth Summer 2018 International Routes, Frequencies, and Aircraft
Replies: 25
Views: 3684

Re: Dallas/Ft. Worth Summer 2018 International Routes, Frequencies, and Aircraft

Wow! 3 Boeing 777-300ERs to LHR daily? How full do all 3 of those flights typically get?

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by NateGreat
Tue Feb 20, 2018 10:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta C Series Predictions
Replies: 81
Views: 13828

Re: Delta C Series Predictions

1. The MD88 aren't in NYC anymore 2. This is DL's strategy moving forward 50 seaters going away. 76 seaters taking over 50seater flying, with slightly less frequency. 110 seaters (CS) taking over 76 seater flying, with slightly less frequency. 160 seaters taking over 110 (717) and 149 (MD88) seater...

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by NateGreat
Tue Feb 20, 2018 7:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 440
Views: 62400

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

Is there a schedule for when each 777 will enter and exit mods? Which 777 will enter mods next? I know that N863DA just flew to SIN and will stay there until mods are complete.

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by NateGreat
Sat Feb 17, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018
Replies: 295
Views: 42230

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018

audidudi wrote:
B739ER, #3833, N833DN, has scimitars as per a photo in the database.

Could all the other that were delivered before N834DN (the first one to get scimitars upon entry into service) eventually get a scimitar retrofit?

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by NateGreat
Sat Feb 17, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Panasonic Waterfront Candidates?
Replies: 4
Views: 775

Re: Panasonic Waterfront Candidates?

http://www.teague.com/work/the-evolution-of-aviation https://thedesignair.net/2016/04/08/the-waterfront-seat-could-be-the-next-big-step-in-airline-passenger-seating/ https://www.ausbt.com.au/high-tech-waterfront-business-class-seat-iphone-control-4k-screen Here are some links that provide a look at ...

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by NateGreat
Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Panasonic Waterfront Candidates?
Replies: 4
Views: 775

Panasonic Waterfront Candidates?

Any word on which airlines will use the Panasonic Waterfront seat for their business class products?

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