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Jul 12, 16, 4:36 pm
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Posted By WidgetHead

Thanks for all of your responses everyone, much...

Thanks for all of your responses everyone, much appreciated! I'll be staying at the Westin Atlanta Airport, so I think the only view from there is of the South runway unless someone can tell me...
Jul 10, 16, 7:42 am
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Posted By WidgetHead

Options for an avid planespotter with a day to kill at ATL?

Hey Guys,

Been a while since I posted. I have a work event being hosted at an airport hotel near ATL coming up in a few weeks. The event does not start until 6:30PM, but being an avid...
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Views: 853
Posted By WidgetHead

Thanks for the replies all. The situation is...

Thanks for the replies all. The situation is exactly as you described. I was able to get one of us an assigned seat and the other will assign at check-in since it is blocked for airport check-in. ...
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Posted By WidgetHead

Upgraded but no seat assignments?

Hi All,

AA Gold here, just got the "upgrade confirmed" e-mail (woo hoo!) for my wife and I both, but no seat assignments in First. When I try to view the seatmap, it looks as if all the seats are...
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Views: 1,173
Posted By WidgetHead

Food in F on E-190 FLL-DCA?

Hey All,

Flying an early-morning (7AM) FLL-DCA this weekend on an E-190. Scored the upgrade to F, now just need to figure out if I am on my own for breakfast or what food I can plan on getting...
Oct 22, 14, 4:35 pm
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Posted By WidgetHead

Just to give you another point of reference, I...

Just to give you another point of reference, I moved from ATL to the DC area about a year and a half ago. I was a DL FO for years (not much, I know...) and never wanted to play the Amex game so it...
Aug 12, 14, 10:49 am
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Views: 1,535
Posted By WidgetHead

+1 on the big IT mess theory. A few weeks ago I...

+1 on the big IT mess theory. A few weeks ago I was flying PBI-ATL-DCA that got re-ticketed due to IROPS where I ended up protected on multiple flights in case I missed my connection. Upon checking...
Apr 2, 14, 6:57 am
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Views: 5,269
Posted By WidgetHead

My family and I flew on a Delta MD-88 from...

My family and I flew on a Delta MD-88 from JFK-ATL in October 1999, about two years before 9/11. We had a really long taxi out to the runway as there was a lot of fog that day, and I distinctly...
Mar 7, 14, 4:20 pm
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Views: 25,676
Posted By WidgetHead

Thanks for the great responses so far. No...

Thanks for the great responses so far. No worries on the BA front, we are not traveling abroad until August. However, my Atlanta trip is next week so I wanted to figure out which program to start...
Mar 7, 14, 2:42 pm
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Views: 25,676
Posted By WidgetHead

FF Strategy: Which program to start earning with

Hi All,

I posted a few months back in one of the merger threads, I am a relatively new flier to AA/US based in the DC area. Was previously ATL based and loyal to DL but that ship has sailed. I...
Feb 21, 14, 1:47 pm
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Views: 10,046
Posted By WidgetHead

Pics of C.E. Woolman's desk or it didn't happen!

Pics of C.E. Woolman's desk or it didn't happen!
Jan 30, 14, 2:18 pm
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Posted By WidgetHead

Just to build on this point, I landed at DCA...

Just to build on this point, I landed at DCA tuesday night around 11PM on an Airtran flight that actually made it out of ATL and I was shocked at the number of airplanes on remote stands. I don't...
Jan 27, 14, 3:04 pm
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Views: 1,089
Posted By WidgetHead

When will AirTran issue a weather waiver for ATL?

Hi All,

Flying AirTran ATL-DCA tomorrow evening (flew down from DCA yesterday, not a great experience, but I digress) and I am wondering with the impending winter weather, when will AirTran issue...
Dec 12, 13, 9:05 am
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Views: 9,489
Posted By WidgetHead

Greetings AA/US Forum, My name is...

Greetings AA/US Forum,

My name is Widgethead, i'm a formerly ATL-based Technology Consultant now living in the Washington D.C. area. I've been a loyal Delta elite for the past several years, but...
Nov 22, 13, 11:43 am
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Views: 1,032
Posted By WidgetHead

I'd like to know what that one was doing as well....

I'd like to know what that one was doing as well. Judging from the flight number and very quick turnaround, I'd venture a guess of either maintenance or pilot training.
Nov 22, 13, 11:17 am
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Views: 1,032
Posted By WidgetHead

I thought the 8xxx flight numbers were for...

I thought the 8xxx flight numbers were for charters and 9xxx were for maintenance and re-positioning flights. It could be a live positioning flight where revenue seats are sold, I've been on a few...
Nov 5, 13, 4:09 pm
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Views: 10,286
Posted By WidgetHead

If I remember correctly, this happened at the end...

If I remember correctly, this happened at the end of 2011, and was a pretty sneaky change announced in mid-late December of that year after everyone went through MR's to requalify, myself included. ...
Nov 5, 13, 1:14 pm
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Posted By WidgetHead

Congrats Kipper! It really is a great feeling to...

Congrats Kipper! It really is a great feeling to resign from a job you hated, glad you are feeling the relief.

I'm going to be transiting ATL tomorrow between 6 and 7:30 PM, any FTers going to...
Nov 5, 13, 11:20 am
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Views: 155,586
Posted By WidgetHead

Deleted - Apologies for my ill-placed rant

Deleted - Apologies for my ill-placed rant
Nov 5, 13, 10:44 am
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Views: 155,586
Posted By WidgetHead

Wow, that is a huge disappointment. DL basically...

Wow, that is a huge disappointment. DL basically just killed any hopes that FO's have for a medallion upgrade other than the domestic 767 and int'l BE birds flying domestic routes. I'm usually a DL...
Oct 30, 13, 1:23 pm
Replies: 75
Views: 11,675
Posted By WidgetHead

Incident aircraft was N194DN ...

Incident aircraft was N194DN

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/N194DN

N1611B is the rescue ship

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/N1611B
Oct 17, 13, 8:51 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,593
Posted By WidgetHead

Seriously! I thought the same thing :-) I...

Seriously! I thought the same thing :-)

I don't know the call centers well, but it's worth noting that that the first agent had a foreign accent, which sounded to me to be of Asian descent. She...
Oct 17, 13, 8:49 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,634
Posted By WidgetHead

Good point MSP. Wonder if the SEC or the PCAOB...

Good point MSP. Wonder if the SEC or the PCAOB would be interested in hearing about this...
Oct 17, 13, 8:14 am
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Views: 1,593
Posted By WidgetHead

MBWMBW, glad you got your issues resolved. I...

MBWMBW, glad you got your issues resolved. I encountered similar incompetence yesterday when calling to remove myself from the upgrade list (wanted to fly in the back of a DC-9, call me crazy...)...
Oct 17, 13, 8:10 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,634
Posted By WidgetHead

Which could be considered accounting fraud since...

Which could be considered accounting fraud since SkyMiles are held as a liability on DL's books. Wonder if there's an oversight agency that can be contacted about this deceptive practice, although...
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