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Jul 3, 20, 7:27 am
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Posted By ethernal

Yes, this is a non-issue. Anyone who has such a...

Yes, this is a non-issue. Anyone who has such a locked down device would have two phones and would be "expected" (lol) to install the app on their personal phone. Incidentally I have the opposite...
Jul 2, 20, 7:33 am
Replies: 69
Views: 7,042
Posted By ethernal

I am sure there is an overlap between a certain...

I am sure there is an overlap between a certain set of individuals that have an overall anti-authoritarian bent of some kind, but the underlying issues at play are fundamentally different. It is...
Jul 2, 20, 6:57 am
Replies: 69
Views: 7,042
Posted By ethernal

Wow, that's an incredible false equivalency....

Wow, that's an incredible false equivalency. There is a huge difference between wearing a mask to - you know, protect other people's lives and do what you can to limit the spread of a pandemic - and...
Jul 2, 20, 6:47 am
Replies: 69
Views: 7,042
Posted By ethernal

Uber or Lyft doesn't force you to use their app....

Uber or Lyft doesn't force you to use their app. I've used Uber for 5K+ rides and I don't have their app. You can order via their web interface. Same thing with at least Google Maps (I can't speak...
Jul 1, 20, 11:39 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,648
Posted By ethernal

[/color] There are warning flags that have...

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There are warning flags that have coincided with other companies. I have no issue with someone raising a red flag and questioning a company's books if there is evidence to point to. Just...
Jul 1, 20, 6:47 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,648
Posted By ethernal

You're being ridiculous. What you're basically...

You're being ridiculous. What you're basically accusing Delta of is serious securities fraud. Delta is a publicly traded company and has obligations to accurately report financials - quarterly and at...
Jun 25, 20, 9:36 am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,161
Posted By ethernal

Hah! I was pretty surprised by United vs. Delta...

Hah! I was pretty surprised by United vs. Delta in this regard. Called United for something (lowly Gold) and got a pickup right away. DM on Delta.. 20 minute wait / callback time. Better than 6-8...
Jun 21, 20, 3:03 pm
Replies: 469
Views: 56,448
Posted By ethernal

DM, quoted 23 minute call back on Saturday...

DM, quoted 23 minute call back on Saturday morning, got called back in about 10.
Jun 17, 20, 1:15 pm
Replies: 122
Views: 9,603
Posted By ethernal

It's a dynamic situation, but total travel volume...

It's a dynamic situation, but total travel volume on the legacies in May was about 10% of normal volumes. Airports feel busier than they actually are because they have closed entire concourses and...
Jun 17, 20, 9:08 am
Replies: 122
Views: 9,603
Posted By ethernal

Standing at the doors for boarding is required by...

Standing at the doors for boarding is required by federal regulations.

Walking though the cabin for safety checks is either federally required or part of the process regulations that are submitted...
Jun 17, 20, 8:33 am
Replies: 122
Views: 9,603
Posted By ethernal

Uh, so then what is your point? Cases !=...

Uh, so then what is your point?

Cases != Death. Okay, then let's talk about death. Flight attendant deaths exceed the death rate of the general population when adjusting for demographics.

Cases...
Jun 17, 20, 7:46 am
Replies: 122
Views: 9,603
Posted By ethernal

You're an anomaly in terms of the fact that...

You're an anomaly in terms of the fact that you're still flying. A statistical edge case if it is for business. The vast majority of business travelers are happily (or perhaps unhappily) sitting at...
Jun 16, 20, 7:20 pm
Replies: 122
Views: 9,603
Posted By ethernal

You're accusing me of logical fallacies?...

You're accusing me of logical fallacies? :rolleyes:

You are using death rate to imply that FAs do not contract cases at a higher rate than the general public, but then try to argue that cases !=...
Jun 16, 20, 5:07 pm
Replies: 122
Views: 9,603
Posted By ethernal

You're making a fatal statistical error by not...

You're making a fatal statistical error by not comparing like populations. Flight attendants and pilots a self-selected pool. Namely, a population of folks that are relatively healthy (sufficiently...
Jun 16, 20, 7:55 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,121
Posted By ethernal

The US has indicated that - at least nationwide -...

The US has indicated that - at least nationwide - that it has no interest in containing the virus. I will not make a normative judgement on this - it comes down to short term pain versus long term...
Jun 15, 20, 4:00 pm
Replies: 1,921
Views: 314,485
Posted By ethernal

MCO is (was?) larger than RDU by about 50% by...

MCO is (was?) larger than RDU by about 50% by passenger volume - 6M vs 4M - but significantly smaller by destination count (at least looking at DL/regional metal only.. lots of partner flights for...
Jun 15, 20, 9:44 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,121
Posted By ethernal

No major companies are authorizing purchases for...

No major companies are authorizing purchases for major conferences right now. I'm sure there is the isolated exception, but my guess is that Delta is probably losing close to zero revenue on this.
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Jun 15, 20, 9:36 am
Replies: 122
Views: 9,603
Posted By ethernal

This. Delta would be ecstatic if they could get...

This. Delta would be ecstatic if they could get even 70% of their fleet flying again at 60% capacity.

Right now, they are at 60% capacity and still have issues having enough flights to make their...
Jun 15, 20, 9:12 am
Replies: 122
Views: 9,603
Posted By ethernal

CARES required them to continue to fly...

CARES required them to continue to fly unprofitable routes to receive the support. Most of Delta's flights remain relatively lightly loaded. There are exceptions, but very few of Delta's flights (as...
Jun 15, 20, 8:25 am
Replies: 122
Views: 9,603
Posted By ethernal

AA is taking a massive gamble. AA was already the...

AA is taking a massive gamble. AA was already the weakest financially entering this and they knew that they would not win a long war of attrition. AA is betting on either (a) this being over quickly...
Jun 15, 20, 7:38 am
Replies: 122
Views: 9,603
Posted By ethernal

Oh.. and apologies for the double-post but here's...

Oh.. and apologies for the double-post but here's a couple more facts:

Delta cut their schedule deep. Everyone is questioning why they cut it so much - to the extent it is possible to find...
Jun 15, 20, 7:17 am
Replies: 122
Views: 9,603
Posted By ethernal

Good god, some of the posts in this thread are...

Good god, some of the posts in this thread are ridiculous.

OF COURSE Delta is using COVID-19 as an "excuse" to cut service. Some of it is for genuine public health, and the other half of it is to...
Jun 12, 20, 4:17 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,763
Posted By ethernal

And I pray they don't. On business routes the...

And I pray they don't. On business routes the Wifi is already garbage - and not just because of latency inherent in satellites but because of

100 mbps a plane may have sounded like a lot 5 years...
Jun 9, 20, 6:56 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,100
Posted By ethernal

Yes.. not to trivialize it but changing the...

Yes.. not to trivialize it but changing the maximum connection time is a relatively straightforward change to published fare rules. Perhaps not eliminate it entirely, but even changing it to just 8...
Jun 3, 20, 8:50 am
Replies: 43
Views: 3,739
Posted By ethernal

Yeah, $400 mid-con tickets are not bad. I realize...

Yeah, $400 mid-con tickets are not bad. I realize these are different times and business travel is dead, but typical retail price of ATL-SFO during the week - even when booked well in advance - was...
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