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Regularly Scheduled Helicopter Service Apparently...

Old Jul 21, 16, 10:30 am
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Regularly Scheduled Helicopter Service Apparently...

I guess the website update was great....

FLIGHT DL 5843 Operated by: Compass DBA Delta Connection
SUN, 28 AUG 2016 38 DAYS FROM DEPARTURE MSP
to MDW ON TIME
DEPART:
10:12 AM
ARRIVE:
11:50 AM
Aircraft: Eurocopter EC155
Flight Time: 1HR 38M
On Time % : N/A
Miles Flown: 348
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Old Jul 21, 16, 10:33 am
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Originally Posted by DLATL777 View Post
I guess the website update was great....

FLIGHT DL 5843 Operated by: Compass DBA Delta Connection
SUN, 28 AUG 2016 38 DAYS FROM DEPARTURE MSP
to MDW ON TIME
DEPART:
10:12 AM
ARRIVE:
11:50 AM
Aircraft: Eurocopter EC155
Flight Time: 1HR 38M
On Time % : N/A
Miles Flown: 348
BAGGAGE & SERVICE FEES , Opens in new window

Might be a tough upgrade especially with a comapnion
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Old Jul 21, 16, 11:49 am
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Only a 1h38m flight on a chopper?

How come that aircraft would even be loaded into their system as an option? Does DL operate any helicopters?
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Old Jul 21, 16, 12:16 pm
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Originally Posted by Ebes1099 View Post
Only a 1h38m flight on a chopper?

How come that aircraft would even be loaded into their system as an option? Does DL operate any helicopters?
I think they used to - didn't they have a codeshare/sales agreement with NY Helicopter for trips from Manhattan to JFK at one time?
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Old Jul 21, 16, 12:22 pm
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^They did; and they had a great special if you were in D1 (BE at the time).
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Old Jul 21, 16, 12:32 pm
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Apparently DL is flying 737-500s from ATL-SJC. In reality it's a 739
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Old Jul 21, 16, 6:05 pm
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Booked flight itinerary showing aircraft as Eurocopter EC155

Must be a bug from the website updates today. Thought it was pretty odd one

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Old Jul 22, 16, 10:48 pm
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Yep, I have a couple of these currently.
Flight is actually a E175 (on Compass) from SMF to SEA

I suspect they must have mucked up their Equipment database table.
I wonder if all those that are seeing these are on Compass and E175's? That would seem to point to DB Table being incorrect. Funny none the less. And of course this is NOT affecting the Seat Map, Just the view details of the flight legs



Originally Posted by DLATL777 View Post
I guess the website update was great....

FLIGHT DL 5843 Operated by: Compass DBA Delta Connection
SUN, 28 AUG 2016 38 DAYS FROM DEPARTURE MSP
to MDW ON TIME
DEPART:
10:12 AM
ARRIVE:
11:50 AM
Aircraft: Eurocopter EC155
Flight Time: 1HR 38M
On Time % : N/A
Miles Flown: 348
BAGGAGE & SERVICE FEES , Opens in new window

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Old Jul 22, 16, 11:30 pm
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Come on, this is the third post about this. Search is a wonderful tool.
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Old Jul 23, 16, 11:06 am
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Originally Posted by flyerCO View Post
Come on, this is the third post about this. Search is a wonderful tool.
Not on FT it isn't...
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Old Jul 23, 16, 5:00 pm
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Cool

I saw this on my SEA/BIL as well....




Originally Posted by flyerCO View Post
Come on, this is the third post about this. Search is a wonderful tool.


Search I did
2 cranky posts from you I found
FT thread police you are
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Old Jul 23, 16, 5:06 pm
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Originally Posted by Saj8986 View Post
I saw this on my SEA/BIL as well....








Search I did
2 cranky posts from you I found
FT thread police you are
No its aggravating to have the exact same think posted over and over. It splits the topic into multiple threads. People get confused to what they say.

This isn't the case of its been a month since it was posted. We've had three different postings of the same exact thing within 24hrs.
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Old Jul 23, 16, 5:26 pm
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I know what you are saying....

I saw this on an upcoming flt...searched and found said threads.

My response was a lame attempt at saturday sarcasm as I wait at PHX to get home.
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Old Jul 23, 16, 5:34 pm
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Originally Posted by dzflyer View Post
Might be a tough upgrade especially with a comapnion
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Old Jul 23, 16, 8:05 pm
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Originally Posted by Saj8986 View Post
I know what you are saying....

I saw this on an upcoming flt...searched and found said threads.

My response was a lame attempt at saturday sarcasm as I wait at PHX to get home.
Sorry for mistaking your post.

I don't want like another airline forum where if there's a thread even if it's 5 years old you get chastised for posting a new one. However it seems more and more that we're in a rush to post things without even looking on page one to see if one exists. (Note I've been guilty of it, so I'm speaking to myself as well)

Anyway, now that they've been merged into one, I wonder what type of service you get on board. Fine china or plastic cups? How is the cockpit secured? Can the passenger up front get a chance to fly the helicopter? Do they hand out containers for those that need to use the restroom? Inquiring minds want to know! Most importantly can they just drop me off at the helipad on top of my office building? I can only imagine the executives wondering who the heck the employee being dropped off is.
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