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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: 21
Views: 2670

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: 2
Views: 656

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: 21
Views: 2670

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: 76
Views: 11623

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: 158
Views: 21127

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: 111
Views: 16651

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: 704

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: 704

Panasonic Waterfront Candidates?

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

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by NateGreat
Sat Feb 17, 2018 5:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 158
Views: 21127

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

flymco753 wrote:
DTW-HKG and CDG would be 2 more.

CDG seems like the second-most likely European A350 destination. LHR would be cool to see, most likely out of ATL, DTW, and or JFK, but that seems like more of an A330-900neo route.

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by NateGreat
Sat Feb 17, 2018 4:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 158
Views: 21127

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

By the end of this year, Delta will have either 11 or 12 Airbus A350s. Also by the end of this year the A350s will operate DTW-NRT, ICN, PEK, AMS, and PVG; ATL-ICN; and LAX-PVG. Once Delta receives more A350s, and ultimately to their fulfilled order of 25, what additional routes could we see? Incre...

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by NateGreat
Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 158
Views: 21127

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

By the end of this year, Delta will have either 11 or 12 Airbus A350s. Also by the end of this year the A350s will operate DTW-NRT, ICN, PEK, AMS, and PVG; ATL-ICN; and LAX-PVG. Once Delta receives more A350s, and ultimately to their fulfilled order of 25, what additional routes could we see? Increa...

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by NateGreat
Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 158
Views: 21127

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

Does anyone know the tail number for the Delta 767 operating ATL-NKT-RIV tomorrow?

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by NateGreat
Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 158
Views: 21127

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

Will there be any public announcements made once the first 777 has been retrofitted?

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by NateGreat
Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta C Series Predictions
Replies: 76
Views: 11623

Re: Delta C Series Predictions

So, does that mean that once the MD-88/90 are all phased out, the C Series will be replacing the MD-88/90 out of New York and LA, while the A321 will be replacing the MD-88/90 out of Atlanta, Detroit, Minneapolis, etc? 1. The MD88 aren't in NYC anymore 2. This is DL's strategy moving forward 50 sea...

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by NateGreat
Tue Feb 13, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta C Series Predictions
Replies: 76
Views: 11623

Re: Delta C Series Predictions

So, does that mean that once the MD-88/90 are all phased out, the C Series will be replacing the MD-88/90 out of New York and LA, while the A321 will be replacing the MD-88/90 out of Atlanta, Detroit, Minneapolis, etc?

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by NateGreat
Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Are Delta’s Premium Routes?
Replies: 51
Views: 5845

Re: What Are Delta’s Premium Routes?

ATL-JNB/LOS and JFK-ACC/NCE to name a few, I'm sure there are more I think I remember reading that for awhile ATL-LOS was the most profitable route in the system. Granted I'm pretty sure that was back when oil was high, but still. I would wager all the African flying DL does is still to this day ve...

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by NateGreat
Tue Feb 13, 2018 5:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Are Delta’s Premium Routes?
Replies: 51
Views: 5845

Re: What Are Delta’s Premium Routes?

Appreciate the clarification. So, to be clear, you don’t “know,” as you represented. You read what others wrote so, ergo, you know. So what better way to “know” than to post a question? Not to mention the presumption of the thread is somewhat crazy ... “what does Delta consider its premium routes”?...

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by NateGreat
Tue Feb 13, 2018 5:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Are Delta’s Premium Routes?
Replies: 51
Views: 5845

Re: What Are Delta’s Premium Routes?

Perhaps the OP is suggesting that AA's OneWorld hub routes are the airline's "flagship routes", and is asking the same for DL. Flagship routes aren't as common in the US, but are more well known in other parts of the world. QF: SYD-SIN-LHR AI: BOM-DEL-JFK NZ: AKL-LAX EK: DXB-LHR BA/VS: LH...

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by NateGreat
Tue Feb 13, 2018 5:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Are Delta’s Premium Routes?
Replies: 51
Views: 5845

Re: What Are Delta’s Premium Routes?

I saw it in other threads regarding the future of AA, and the possibility of them ordering the 777X. Appreciate the clarification. So, to be clear, you don’t “know,” as you represented. You read what others wrote so, ergo, you know. So what better way to “know” than to post a question? Not to menti...

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by NateGreat
Tue Feb 13, 2018 5:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Are Delta’s Premium Routes?
Replies: 51
Views: 5845

Re: What Are Delta’s Premium Routes?

Perhaps the OP is suggesting that AA's OneWorld hub routes are the airline's "flagship routes", and is asking the same for DL. Flagship routes aren't as common in the US, but are more well known in other parts of the world. QF: SYD-SIN-LHR AI: BOM-DEL-JFK NZ: AKL-LAX EK: DXB-LHR BA/VS: LH...

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by NateGreat
Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Are Delta’s Premium Routes?
Replies: 51
Views: 5845

Re: What Are Delta’s Premium Routes?

jetero wrote:
NateGreat wrote:
I know that American Airlines considers their premium routes to be anything from their hubs here in the US to their OneWorld partners’ hubs of LHR, HKG, SYD, and GRU.


You do?

I saw it in other threads regarding the future of AA, and the possibility of them ordering the 777X.

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by NateGreat
Tue Feb 13, 2018 3:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Are Delta’s Premium Routes?
Replies: 51
Views: 5845

Re: What Are Delta’s Premium Routes?

Can we get a working definition of “Premium Route”? Without it, we’ll all just be aiming at different concepts. It’s mostly a thing here on Anet, but AA’s Premium routes are OneWorld partners LHR, HKG, SYD, and GRU. Another main reason for this is that they use the 777-300ER exclusively on those ro...

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by NateGreat
Tue Feb 13, 2018 2:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta C Series Predictions
Replies: 76
Views: 11623

Re: Delta C Series Predictions

[quote="PSU.DTW.SCE"]MD-88s are to be consolidated to ATL by late 2018. As the fleet starts to be drawn-down and centralize to ATL, the average stage length will continue to decrease. They will likely be regulated to short haul ATL flying where they still incur 5-6 cycles to day but shorte...

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by NateGreat
Tue Feb 13, 2018 12:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta C Series Predictions
Replies: 76
Views: 11623

Re: Delta C Series Predictions

This is from 2017, so I don't know how up-to-date it is, others can probably paint a more up-to-date picture ATL 777, 330, 76, 7ER, 737, 320, M88/90, 717 DTW 747, 777, 350, 330, 7ER, 737, 320, 717 MSP 7ER, 737, 320, M88/90 NYC 330, 76, 7ER, 737, 320, 717 SLC 7ER, 73N, 320 LAX. 777, 7ER, 737, 717. SE...

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by NateGreat
Tue Feb 13, 2018 12:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Are Delta’s Premium Routes?
Replies: 51
Views: 5845

Re: What Are Delta’s Premium Routes?

I'd guess ICN, PEK, PVG, potentially CDG. However I suspect that there's overlap and LHR/HKG would make it into the list too. But good question, this is just my guess. Looking forward to what more knowledgeable can provide. I would say any route to/from their partner hubs. AMS for the KLM partnersh...

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by NateGreat
Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta C Series Predictions
Replies: 76
Views: 11623

Re: Delta C Series Predictions

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11725Flyer wrote:
I think AUS will see a fair amount of them, perhaps building up a focus city.

I know Delta flies primarily A321s to AUS from ATL.

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by NateGreat
Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Are Delta’s Premium Routes?
Replies: 51
Views: 5845

What Are Delta’s Premium Routes?

I know that American Airlines considers their premium routes to be anything from their hubs here in the US to their OneWorld partners’ hubs of LHR, HKG, SYD, and GRU. What international cities that Delta flies to be considered “Premium Routes?”

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by NateGreat
Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta C Series Predictions
Replies: 76
Views: 11623

Delta C Series Predictions

So far, all we know about Delta’s C Series aircraft is that they will be based out of NYC and LAX. What routes and destinations could we expect to see the C Series operate, and will they fly to other Delta hubs like ATL, DTW, and MSP? What kind of seating configurations could we expect? 1-2 or 2-2 i...

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by NateGreat
Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 158
Views: 21127

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

There is currently a Delta A330-300 (N816NW) flying from Orlando (MCO) to London (LGW). Perhaps this is a Virgin replacement flight?

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by NateGreat
Thu Feb 08, 2018 9:17 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Delta A330neo - fleet speculations
Replies: 27
Views: 7270

Re: Delta A330neo - fleet speculations

I am seriously rooting for the Panasonic Waterfront. Not much has been said about it since it was introduced in 2016, but they said it should be ready in 2019. Another thing: Is it just a coincidence that in all the photos/videos I found of the seat, the screen read DL31: London to New York? I may b...

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by NateGreat
Thu Feb 08, 2018 8:45 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Delta A330neo - fleet speculations
Replies: 27
Views: 7270

Re: Delta A330neo - fleet speculations

I think the A350 business seats will also be installed on the 777s, but the A339NEOs will have a different business class seat. I look forward to the official announcement as the induction date gets closer. Would the induction/announcement date be sometime this year (2018), or not until sometime ne...

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by NateGreat
Tue Feb 06, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A330s at LHR
Replies: 5
Views: 2631

Delta A330s at LHR

I noticed that, starting next month I think, Delta will start sending Airbus A330s to London Heathrow for flights to/from ATL, DTW, and JFK. It seems they will all be A330-200s, with the exception of an A330-300 for one of the flights out of ATL. I also noticed that instead of having 3-4 flights out...

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by NateGreat
Tue Feb 06, 2018 5:00 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Delta A330neo - fleet speculations
Replies: 27
Views: 7270

Re: Delta A330neo - fleet speculations

I think it could be the Zodiac Cirrus NG for the A330neo. It is an evolution of their current A330 seat, and is better in every way. Or the Waterfront, which is reverse herringbone and has sliding doors, to keep up with their A350/777 J I find the Waterfront concept very interesting. However, I hav...

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by NateGreat
Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:54 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Delta A330neo - fleet speculations
Replies: 27
Views: 7270

Re: Delta A330neo - fleet speculations

I think it could be the Zodiac Cirrus NG for the A330neo. It is an evolution of their current A330 seat, and is better in every way. Or the Waterfront, which is reverse herringbone and has sliding doors, to keep up with their A350/777 J The Waterfront design would be a great way to offer a “downsiz...

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by NateGreat
Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:46 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Delta A330neo - fleet speculations
Replies: 27
Views: 7270

Re: Delta A330neo - fleet speculations

Also, does anyone has any registration info for the A330? I presume DL will go with the N8##NW model, just like with their existing A330s. They've only ordered 25 of these, so they should be able to fit them within the N8##NW format. Somebody posted in a separate thread that they were gonna have th...

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by NateGreat
Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:44 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Delta A330neo - fleet speculations
Replies: 27
Views: 7270

Re: Delta A330neo - fleet speculations

Because there are reports that the aisles of the A350 with Delta One Suites are very, very narrow, I am speculating that Delta will not install these seats on their A330neos. . I just flew (as a passenger) two flights on the DL 350 in the suites. And yes, the aisles are very narrow. The galleys don...

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by NateGreat
Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:41 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Delta A330neo - fleet speculations
Replies: 27
Views: 7270

Re: Delta A330neo - fleet speculations

Interesting thoughts on the J seat that will be installed. DL is an airline that does not have any issue with fitting different J designs across the fleet in order to maximise the space in each particular aircraft type. It mostly works because all WB J seats at DL are full-flat and have direct aisl...

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by NateGreat
Tue Feb 06, 2018 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 158
Views: 21127

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

Any speculation on what the primary base(s) and routes will be for Delta’s A330neo upon delivery in 2019?

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by NateGreat
Mon Feb 05, 2018 5:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible Delta A321neo TATL Service?
Replies: 32
Views: 5715

Re: Possible Delta A321neo TATL Service?

On what routes/operations might Delta deploy their new A321neo upon delivery in 2020? Could we see any long and thin transatlantic routes, like with 757-200 ETOPS (75S configuration for Delta), or will they most likely be flying domestic routes alongside the A321ceo? Also, what cabin configuration ...

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by NateGreat
Mon Feb 05, 2018 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible Delta A321neo TATL Service?
Replies: 32
Views: 5715

Possible Delta A321neo TATL Service?

On what routes/operations might Delta deploy their new A321neo upon delivery in 2020? Could we see any long and thin transatlantic routes, like with 757-200 ETOPS (75S configuration for Delta), or will they most likely be flying domestic routes alongside the A321ceo? Also, what cabin configuration a...

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by NateGreat
Mon Feb 05, 2018 12:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines Network Thread - 2018
Replies: 292
Views: 26191

Re: Delta Air Lines Network Thread 2018

The recent Boeing/Bombardier debacle aside, I don't understand why DL has not ordered the 787 Dreamliner. They couldn't have negotiated a new deal when they cancelled the order they inherited with NW? They are the only major North American airline (that flies overseas) that is not flying the 787 no...

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by NateGreat
Sun Feb 04, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines Network Thread - 2018
Replies: 292
Views: 26191

Re: Delta Air Lines Network Thread 2018

I personally think that the 787-8 is the perfect replacement for the 763ER. Delta only has 50 widebodies on order, and American and United have way more. (Ok, maybe not American but they just received a BUNCH of 787’s and have a lot of 777W’s.) All I’m saying is, 50 widebody orders from Airbus aren...

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by NateGreat
Sun Feb 04, 2018 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines Network Thread - 2018
Replies: 292
Views: 26191

Re: Delta Air Lines Network Thread 2018

What routes can we expect the A321neo to operate? Will they be primarily the same domestic routes as the A321ceo and B739? Could we expect some long and thin TATL routes that the 75S are currently doing, as kind of a 75S replacement? Will the A321neo be a replacement for the 75S, or will we not see ...

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by NateGreat
Fri Feb 02, 2018 3:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018
Replies: 111
Views: 16651

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018

Any word on when the last 3 73Gs will get mods? How about the small 73A subfleet? I suspect those 3 73G's will get the mods along with 2Ku, but that's pure speculation on my part. For the 73As, I remember hearing the first one will go in for mods in March, but that was some time ago. What are the “...

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by NateGreat
Sat Jan 27, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines Network Thread - 2018
Replies: 292
Views: 26191

Re: Delta Air Lines Network Thread 2018

I saw something similar to this on Anet for AA, so let’s have some fun here. This is for the years 2025-2030 and onward. What routes/specific cities do y’all predict each widebody aircraft will serve in Delta’s fleet? Also, if any, what possible widebody additions may we see by then? Airbus A330-200...

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by NateGreat
Sun Jan 21, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 767-400's to receive Delta One Suites 2019
Replies: 45
Views: 8247

Re: DL 767-400's to receive Delta One Suites 2019

They may only be 16 years old, but the design and technology are from the 80's; not exactly a modern ship. You know, with all the money DL has made they need to get rid of these dinosaur's they have been flying. Quit being so cheap to fly planes designed before your crews were born. I find this com...

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by NateGreat
Sun Jan 21, 2018 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 767-400's to receive Delta One Suites 2019
Replies: 45
Views: 8247

Re: DL 767-400's to receive Delta One Suites 2019

    TransWorldOne wrote:
    Interesting. Because of the more narrow cabin width, I am guessing that it will not be the exact same design as the 359. Unless DL goes 1-1-1 in J on the 764, it will just be the same seat but with doors, no?

    United went 1-1-1 on the 763s for the Polaris retrofit.

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    by NateGreat
    Sat Jan 20, 2018 5:14 am
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
    Replies: 158
    Views: 21127

    Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

    I noticed that B772, N864DA, has ferried to QPG today (tomorrow in Asia!) Is this for mx, or could this be the first one to get the Delta One Suites mod? Maintenance. Its replacing N866DA which was there for 16 days. N863DA is the scheduled prototype for the Delta One Suites. Any idea when the N863...

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    by NateGreat
    Fri Jan 19, 2018 10:15 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Delta Air Lines Network Thread - 2018
    Replies: 292
    Views: 26191

    Re: Delta Air Lines Network Thread 2018

    This anet wet dream of converting Delta to all Airbus just simply isn't going to happen. Agreed. DL is simply too large to rely on one aircraft manufacturer. And before anyone brings up WN and how they only fly Boeing aircraft, DL has a much more different route structure. Hell, even the big Europe...

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    by NateGreat
    Fri Jan 19, 2018 10:06 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: Delta Air Lines Network Thread - 2018
    Replies: 292
    Views: 26191

    Re: Delta Air Lines Network Thread 2018

    Internationally I don't see a ton of non-safe growth from Delta. Till they get 787s they don't really have the right plane to try a lot of routes that are longer distances. I don't disagree with your point about what I assume is higher risk growth (not sure if non-safe is the right word) in the for...

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