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May 18, 17, 8:02 pm
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Posted By ricardobtg

They should all be gone by early 2018.

They should all be gone by early 2018.
Aug 22, 14, 4:49 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 9,578
Posted By ricardobtg

If the crew was flying positive space, it's...

If the crew was flying positive space, it's possible they had those seats asigned beforehand. Flying positive space means they are travelling for work related purposes, hence it makes sense to...
Aug 11, 14, 5:48 pm
Replies: 226
Views: 40,031
Posted By ricardobtg

The reduced NRT schedule is resulting in some...

The reduced NRT schedule is resulting in some interesting changes to the operation.

Now all inbound flights from Asia and the US arrive in NRT between 2-4pm. Departures for Asia and the US take...
Aug 11, 13, 1:15 pm
Replies: 3,628
Views: 1,729,783
Posted By ricardobtg

Thought I'd post this breakfast from HND-LAX in...

Thought I'd post this breakfast from HND-LAX in July when I tried the Japanese breakfast option. Is this only offered on flights ex-HND?

HND-LAX
July 2013
Pre arrival meal
...
Jul 13, 13, 11:47 pm
Replies: 144
Views: 16,842
Posted By ricardobtg

Had heard this from FA's for some months before,...

Had heard this from FA's for some months before, and this last time I flew earlier this month, the fellow in charge of the galley had already been familiarized somehow on the new procedures.

Carts...
Jul 10, 13, 2:54 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,321
Posted By ricardobtg

The baths in Nagoya are landside and very nice,...

The baths in Nagoya are landside and very nice, well worth a visit as you can have a very relaxing bath, and as an added bonus, you get a great view of the ramp from the bath and outside terrace, and...
Jul 8, 13, 12:03 am
Replies: 3,628
Views: 1,729,783
Posted By ricardobtg

Yes, Michelle is gone from the menus for West...

Yes, Michelle is gone from the menus for West Coast US -Japan flights, but is the replacement any better?

Here's the menu from my LAX-HND flight last Wednesday (July 3rd)
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May 16, 13, 11:58 am
Replies: 31
Views: 3,818
Posted By ricardobtg

Food is selection is just the same as the rest of...

Food is selection is just the same as the rest of NRT's Asia bound flights.

This is what I got on the evening NRT-GUM flight last February:
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May 7, 13, 8:46 am
Replies: 38
Views: 4,633
Posted By ricardobtg

It happened to me back when I worked for United...

It happened to me back when I worked for United in Mexico City. I was the only nonrev and I didn't even get on because of weight and balance even though there were seats left, and I knew the ops guy....
May 5, 13, 11:58 am
Replies: 34
Views: 2,929
Posted By ricardobtg

The schedule reminds me of what UA used to have...

The schedule reminds me of what UA used to have for its SFO-ICN-SFO flight. A 6pm Korea arrival and a noon return to the states. When they switched to a 747 though they changed to something similar...
May 4, 13, 2:43 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 2,929
Posted By ricardobtg

Wow, looks like DTW-ICN is changing to a 747 from...

Wow, looks like DTW-ICN is changing to a 747 from August 20th. Flight will depart slightly later for a 6:30pm arrival in Seoul and a 12:30pm departure from ICN to DTW.

Xeno, have you considered...
May 1, 13, 7:38 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 837
Posted By ricardobtg

They're sent from LAX to HNL so that they can...

They're sent from LAX to HNL so that they can cycle in and out of Fukuoka and Nagoya.
Apr 25, 13, 10:30 pm
Replies: 3,628
Views: 1,729,783
Posted By ricardobtg

I've tried that pear tart before actually and I...

I've tried that pear tart before actually and I do seem to recall a chocolate tart as well (memory usually gets hazy at the end of the meal, blame the wine, hehe). They seem ok, but I much prefer the...
Apr 24, 13, 11:51 pm
Replies: 3,628
Views: 1,729,783
Posted By ricardobtg

Pics from a recent LAX-HND round trip. The...

Pics from a recent LAX-HND round trip. The catering on the HND-LAX seems to have finally gotten a revamp, with the addition of a ramen option instead of the pork noodles, a new cold plate, and a...
Apr 24, 13, 12:32 pm
Replies: 93
Views: 50,746
Posted By ricardobtg

I just did a roundtrip on the new 767 to Haneda...

I just did a roundtrip on the new 767 to Haneda and took note of which seats suffer from the smaller foot space. I was in 9D and my companion in 9C. My companion in 9C noted that the foot space was...
Apr 15, 13, 5:12 pm
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Views: 185,534
Posted By ricardobtg

A 757 with a very special seating configuration ;)

A 757 with a very special seating configuration ;)
Apr 13, 13, 10:00 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 5,797
Posted By ricardobtg

I was wondering the same thing, I thought the...

I was wondering the same thing, I thought the rule was that 30 minutes before departure the flight is basically closed to anyone wanting to check in or stand by who isn't already on the list.
Mar 31, 13, 4:51 pm
Replies: 760
Views: 185,534
Posted By ricardobtg

Looks like this should be the A330-200 that will...

Looks like this should be the A330-200 that will be done in time for summer:

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/N851NW
Mar 9, 13, 1:02 pm
Replies: 143
Views: 13,936
Posted By ricardobtg

Atl-sfo morning flights also got zapped. Fights...

Atl-sfo morning flights also got zapped. Fights went from six a day to three. Definitely a glitch.
Mar 9, 13, 12:17 pm
Replies: 143
Views: 13,936
Posted By ricardobtg

As additional evidence... ATL-SAN has three...

As additional evidence... ATL-SAN has three flights operating, one of them is a 767 that is not scheduled to depart SAN anywhere else. Theoreticaloy you'd either have DL ferrying empty 767s out of...
Mar 9, 13, 12:10 pm
Replies: 143
Views: 13,936
Posted By ricardobtg

I'm thinking this has to be a glitch, all three...

I'm thinking this has to be a glitch, all three morning flights are gone from the schedule for March, April and May. DL updates schedules on Saturday so this makes more sense.

Cancellations of...
Feb 28, 13, 2:40 am
Replies: 128
Views: 15,816
Posted By ricardobtg

Is immigration/customs in Halifax open 24/7? ...

Is immigration/customs in Halifax open 24/7? That certainly could explain the part where the passengers are confined to a small area. A lot of the passengers on board quite possibly aren't free to...
Feb 27, 13, 11:50 am
Replies: 123
Views: 20,272
Posted By ricardobtg

Flew to from NRT to GUM on the 21st and back on...

Flew to from NRT to GUM on the 21st and back on the 23rd, and we did not get a kit. The fact that they're around 3 hours and not 6 like the SIN and BKK flights probably has something to do with it.
Feb 16, 13, 9:51 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,159
Posted By ricardobtg

Hey Alen 1.- Bus is the easiest, but at the...

Hey Alen

1.- Bus is the easiest, but at the time you are arriving, bus options might be limited. There are however limited direct train options via the Keikyu Line for about 1600 yen, in fact,...
Feb 16, 13, 8:55 pm
Replies: 121
Views: 16,642
Posted By ricardobtg

According to the Daily Yomiuri: ...

According to the Daily Yomiuri:

http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/national/T130104003723.htm

"The ministry plans to make the newly created slots available to flights on U.S. and European routes as...
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