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FAA Approves Single Operating Certificate

Old Dec 31, 09, 9:07 am
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Now DL can change its name to Pan Am!
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Old Dec 31, 09, 9:13 am
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Originally Posted by motytrah View Post
"FAA authorizes Delta, Northwest to operate as single carrier; Northwest name to be phased out"

http://www.startribune.com/business/...3aPc:_Yyc:aUUs
Requiescat in pace
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Old Dec 31, 09, 9:23 am
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The most interesting line in the article:
Delta plans to operate Northwest-coded flights until all seats and fares are consolidated in Delta's reservations system. Once that occurs, it will remove the distinction for passengers of purchasing on Delta or Northwest, and the Northwest Web site will be folded into Delta's.
Bolding mine.
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Old Dec 31, 09, 9:27 am
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They better not change their name to Pan AM unless we get the First Class service Pan Am was known for.
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Old Dec 31, 09, 9:35 am
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Originally Posted by mike_plat View Post
Now DL can change its name to Pan Am!
^+1 LOL

Or they can change it to TWA or Eastern.
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Old Dec 31, 09, 9:40 am
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Originally Posted by bkmn View Post
As much as I will miss NW I am looking forward to the end of merger related difficulties:
Try to check in on DL, get bounced to NW then back to DL
CS agents unable to see part of your reservation
"The NW line is down there"
The 45 minutes it takes for a DL agent to check in someone on a NW itin
and so on and so on...
If only the merge would help resolve these problems... but I don't have much hope. I can only pull up 2 of my 5 NW/DL reservations on the DL website despite the fact that my DL plat medallion number is in each. There is a long laundry list of things that are screwed up with the DL IT systems, and a single operating certificate likely won't change much, if anything, in the short term.

Sad we're losing the functionality of nwa.com. Time to go back in time with delta.com.
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Old Dec 31, 09, 11:04 am
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Originally Posted by mike_plat View Post
Now DL can change its name to Pan Am!
After reading the posts that relate the gyrations that one must undergo to redeem SkyPiles ("look for Y availabilty, then add city segments, etc etc) I was thinking more along the lines of that other venerable airline - Air Afrique
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Old Dec 31, 09, 11:12 am
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Originally Posted by bkmn View Post
The most interesting line in the article:
Delta plans to operate Northwest-coded flights until all seats and fares are consolidated in Delta's reservations system. Once that occurs, it will remove the distinction for passengers of purchasing on Delta or Northwest, and the Northwest Web site will be folded into Delta's.
Bolding mine.
Are they incorporating the positive features of NWA.com into Delta.com??? I sure hope so...
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Old Dec 31, 09, 11:45 am
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Originally Posted by Winkdaddy View Post
Are they incorporating the positive features of NWA.com into Delta.com??? I sure hope so...
This year, we have been -- and will continue to -- add features and improve the functionality of delta.com. A part of this process involves adding functionality to delta.com that nwa.com currently has.

Looking forward to 2010 being a great year for delta.com!
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Old Dec 31, 09, 12:15 pm
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So Many To Chose From

Originally Posted by Red Tail Fan View Post
^+1 LOL

Or they can change it to TWA or Eastern.
Or Braniff

Or National

Or Presidential

Or New York Air

Or People Express

Or Faucett

Or Trump

Or ATA

Or Viasa

Or Allegheny

Or Piedmont

Or Mohawk

I'm sure I missed dozens

Happy New Year
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Old Dec 31, 09, 12:39 pm
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Originally Posted by CHIC SILBER View Post
Or Braniff

Or National

Or Presidential

Or New York Air

Or People Express

Or Faucett

Or Trump

Or ATA

Or Viasa

Or Allegheny

Or Piedmont

Or Mohawk

I'm sure I missed dozens

Happy New Year
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Old Dec 31, 09, 12:45 pm
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One big happy family.
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Old Dec 31, 09, 1:12 pm
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Originally Posted by CHIC SILBER View Post
Or Braniff

Or National

Or Presidential

Or New York Air

Or People Express

Or Faucett

Or Trump

Or ATA

Or Viasa

Or Allegheny

Or Piedmont

Or Mohawk

I'm sure I missed dozens

Happy New Year
Or Air Atlanta
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Old Dec 31, 09, 3:33 pm
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Originally Posted by bdnyc View Post
One big happy family.
"It's like one big happy family... without any of the joy."
Mike Rowe

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Old Dec 31, 09, 4:20 pm
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Originally Posted by Winkdaddy View Post
Are they incorporating the positive features of NWA.com into Delta.com??? I sure hope so...
Wasn't the merger strategy to take the worse of both and call it best in class?
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