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DL: 24 hours trip out of PHX-ATL-JFK-PHX (pics)

DL: 24 hours trip out of PHX-ATL-JFK-PHX (pics)

Old May 17, 09, 2:59 am
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DL: 24 hours trip out of PHX-ATL-JFK-PHX (pics)

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I am flying next available trip for PHX-ATL-JFK-PHX visit see my old manager for spent 6 or 7 hours. So I check the upgraded status onto delta.com and its’ confirmed for my upgradeable into F class only for ATL-JFK-PHX but, PHX-ATL is full. I am already done order with Super Shuttle to come pick me up at my house around 9:30pm and just barely made it at terminal 3. So he call us at my house and he already there at driveway. So I came to says goodbye to my mom. I will be back home for 24 hours. Then he dropped me off at terminal 3 and then I walk to the ticket counter saw with my friend Richard was there. I lookout for TSA manager wasn’t there during the night. Because I spoke one of TSA officers told me that Jack has been change the shift to 3:45am due to schedules change. That’s why I didn’t see him for this time.

I am completely done online check-in for next available trip out of PHX-ATL-JFK. So I went to security checkpoint to ask TSA where is Jack but, he wasn’t there. So I went through to put my shoes into my backpack before I went through metal detector. The lines are long but, we are wait for another lanes to open it up. They need to get more help to speed it up at checkpoint and then I put the backpack into the x-ray machines. So I noticing there is another passengers who does not take out of her laptop. So TSO want to get re-screened again. So I told him where is my backpack but, he told me the bag is already on their way. I realize that lady does not pay attention to take out of her laptop.

Then I went to the gate where I walk it around at the concourse to see any night flight out of PHX. I saw FL is already boarding the aircraft for departed to ATL. Also, I saw my old co-worker was there. She work at Wendy’s during the night shift. Wendy’s is close for the night. I came say hello to her. I didn’t see my old co-worker from Commissary Kitchen for a long time. I told her that I didn’t like work for early morning. Because I am very extremely difficulties time to woke up in the early morning. I am favorable where I work for evening shift. That is my job where I like work for night person. Since I am no longer work at HMS HOST.

I went to the gate 15 where I wait for my aircraft is leave for ATL flight. So unfortunately, I can’t get upgrade it into F class for PHX-ATL for this time. So I am already upgrading it into F class only for ATL-JFK and back home JFK-PHX. I spoke with the pilots at the gate but, the flight attendant are already inside of the aircraft.

So I am ready get inside of the aircraft by zone 2 for medallion/priority boarding. So the scanned the boarding pass does not ready but, she is trying to startup the flight for PHX-ATL and now, its working for me again. I can allowed to get inside the aircraft. So the reg. number is N633DL and I sat 21C by aisle. I am really like to sit there by aisle seat. The flight is overbooked tonight for PHX-ATL. So I couldn’t get upgraded it into F class.

I wait the passengers who get inside of the aircraft and also, I realize the man does not have enough room for stowed his carryon bag but, DL agent will have to be checked the bags into the cargo hold. So unfortunately for both the passengers does not have enough space.

The aircraft door is now being closed and ready for pushback from the gate. It is now on their way for PHX-ATL.

I watch safety demorations. I am already knows all of safety rules all of the time. We are going to runway 26 and then I said “Ready…Aim….Fire!” it’s time to be launched where I am flying out of PHX tonight. IT was flying to west side city of Phoenix and then it was turn to south then go to further east. I am trying to get some sleep on the plane but, I couldn’t. I decide that I have to walk the cabin. So I won’t buying the snacks for sale. So I am trying to sleep. Then I lookout I saw the sunrise is coming out and I said ‘Wow” I can see its beautifully morning in ATL. Our plane is already descent approach into ATL by runway 8L. I went to the gate A09 to get off the plane then I walk inside of the concourse A. I have go to eat breakfast at McDonalds in the concourse E to get steak & cheese bagels. Because I am very extremely hungry eat at breakfast in the concourse E and then I walked over there. That I saw new DL color scheme of B747-400 aircraft is already landed into ATL incoming from HNL. It was so incredible brand new DL livery scheme. It was right at the gate E-12.

Departure 11:50PM MST 11:52PM MST
Arrival 05:58AM EDT 06:01AM EDT
Speed 451 kts Altitude 37000 feet
N633DL

After I went back to concourse B where I fly next flight for ATL-JFK but,, I am still in the F class. I was too tired during redeye but, I couldn’t sleep on the plane very well. I am really like to be on redeye flight is more convenient for me. I decide that I have to quick phone call by my cell phone by my old manager David at JFK that I tell him where I am on their way to JFK. So I decide that I called my friend Marilyn in St. Augustine to came say hello to her but, she still sleeping during early morning. Sorry that I didn’t have to chance to called her by early morning.

I wait for F/A & pilots to get onboard the aircraft. I decide that I have go to restroom before I am get on the plane. I wait for gate agent to be called for which zone 1 is only for First Class to get onboard the aircraft immediately. I sat down by 1D where I am sitting windows seat. So I can see where the ramp agents is doing. I saw him where the bags is putting into the conveyer belt into the plane. F/A came by to see me and if she want to give me the ice during pre-flight drinking and I told her that I can actual to drink with bottle water with ice. So I am asking with my F/A but, is that cold breakfast for me? Then she says ‘Yes, it is” So I know that I will eat breakfast with cereal & bagels with cream cheese, too. I went inside the cockpit where I see the captain & pilots, too. So I ask him for which the ship# is that where I am flying on. I saw the winglet on operated 737-800 aircraft.

Departure 08:12AM EDT 08:08AM EDT
Arrival 10:01AM EDT 09:51AM EDT
Speed 447 kts Altitude 37000 feet
Reg. number N3766



I decide that I watch following down the flight tracking for ATL-JFK moving map. And barely made it into JFK around before 10am. I took some pictures of DL aircraft and meal, too.

So the plane is descent approach into JFK around before 10am. So the flight is absolutely great during the daytrip. So the aircraft is turning around at JFK and this is where my aircraft is at the gate 22 in terminal 2. I called my manager David that I told him it will be right there at terminal 2. We are not sure for which gate number is that. So I called him back where my aircraft is already arrived into gate 22 at terminal 2. I walk to terminal 3 where I lookout David but, there he was. I am really surprisingly to see him again. Its has been took too long time. I have a nice contribution with my ex-manager David. I went to terminal 3 where I have go to operations office at the food court. So I have to use the computerized. So I have to get issued another boarding pass at kiosks near the gate. So it says that I have wait for 11am to get check-in at kiosks to print out of the boarding pass. So David is on their way to the office to let me use his computer. He called my old Commissary Manager in PHX. I came by to says hello to her.





So I decide that I have go alone where I can go to see terminal 4 & 5 by AirTrain. So I called my friend Anda but, unfortunately, she can’t make it to see me at JFK this time. Because she want pay the taxi is over $63 for that. So it was very expensive for that. So I will try to have more opportunity to see her in Arizona. She will be promised to me where my friend Anda will come to PHX right after her baby surgery. Because she had a small hernia. So I think she will be alright for awhile. So she will take advantage for me. I called her from my cell phone. So that’s why she was so sorry that she couldn’t see me at JFK. She have go to see her baby’s doctor.

I decide that I have exiting from security at front of terminal 3 and I walked upstairs to AirTrain to take me through terminal 4, 5. Where I can get off new JetBlue terminal 5. It was absolutely great! I smell the fresh air is so gorgeous. So I never been there at new JetBlue terminal 5. This is where the customers are drop the bags off at conveyer belt behind the ticket desks. It will be much easier for the passengers will take the bag to the conveyer belt go through CTX-9000 inline baggage screening system. This is separately where larger equipment to put another conveyer belt. I am never seen it before. I took lot of pictures brand new terminal 5 behind old TWA terminal. I realizing that I saw old terminal 6 will be demolished. I didn’t go downstairs to see new baggage claim. It was so incredible new terminal 5. I saw lot of security checkpoint lanes.

Here I have lot of pictures inside of new terminal 5:













This where I explorer saw three moving sidewalk long way to get there at parking garage & AirTrain. So here they are:



Then I get on AirTrain to terminal 4 where I can see large ticket counter space and CTX-5500 machines. I am never see it before. It was my first time where I went inside of terminal 4. It was upstairs at 4th level only for departure and there is another 3rd level only on AirTrain. I remember its exactly look like the movie The Terminal. I know the man who does not have approved entrance into USA. He need to get his legal rights to entrance into USA. He was stranded for everyday. I lookout where I watch the bags is being screened at CTX-5500 machines .I can see the bags inside of CTX machines. It was very quickly and faster the time. It was very old equipment for more than 14 years. Then I walked over there to EK to ask the man to tell me where A380 will be coming into JFK but, he says it was coming into JFK around 2pm. I didn’t have chance to see A380 this time. Unfortunately, I didn’t have wait too long time at the terminal 4 by upper level. Maybe next time I will have go back to JFK in the future.

I decide that I have go to shopping by downstairs but, I never see it before. It was very huge of shopping center near the security checkpoint. I decide that I have go to the store to buy something for me. I saw LY, EI was there at the gate. So I decide that I have go back to terminal 3 by AirTrain. So I can’t wait too long time at terminal 4. It was very huge more ticket counter space. I am not been there at terminal 4 before but, it was my first time.

So I went re-screening at security front of terminal 3. I have go to the operations center office at the food court. So I wait for someone will opened the door to get inside at the office. I need to used the computerized at the office. I check the flight tracking by www.flytecomm.com but, EK is already landed into JFK around 1:53pm. Unfortunately, I didn’t have chance to see A380 this time. Maybe next time I will decide go to LAX is much more convenient for me. Then I have get lunch at Sbarro where I have ate with white cheese pizzas. I realize that I know other worker who already know me before. He remember me before that my last time that I came into JFK.

After lunch that I have go to Crown Room club to take the shower. Because it was very sweating all day long. It was very extremely hot. There is no need to pay at Crown Room Club only for F class. It is free of charge. So I have go to terminal 2 where I have go to Crown Room club by upstairs. So he scans my boarding pass then he escorted me to the shower room to get fresh it up for me. I am already upgrade it into X class for my returns back home to PHX. It was absolutely wonderful where I went to Crown Room club only for F class. I have show him out with my BP. So David called me back but, I told him that I have go to Crown Room to take the shower. It was so much enjoyable where I staying inside at CRC. So I went back downstairs at terminal 2 to lookout another aircraft is flying by overseas flight to KBP but, I realize that I saw 2 ramp agents is trying move the freight into the cargo hold. So its doesn’t work. Then they are trying to get inside of the cargo hold. They did it! They already moving into the cargo hold by conveyer belt.

I wait for my boarding to be called at the gate 20. So I sat down there where I wait for my manager is come by see me before I am get onboard the aircraft. I came by to see me during the time. I didn’t have chance to says goodbye to him. He called me from my cell phone.

I went get onboard the aircraft immediately where I am sat into F class again for my returns back home to PHX. I ask my flight attendant to tell me. “Is that hot meal?” She says “Yes, it is. I told her that I will take pastas. It was absolutely great where I am sitting into First Class for flying back home to PHX. They have choice with beef or chicken and pasta.

The flight has been delays due to ATC control in NYC. It was waiting lot of the aircraft takeoff from JFK. It was more than 2 or 3 minutes is standing at the runway. So it was absolutely no reason why happening our flight for JFK-PHX. It was took 1 hour delays. So we are trying flying back home. I didn’t called my mom from my cell phone. So now, it is our turn where my plane is takeoff from JFK.

After the plane is already takeoff and it is on the air. I wait the seatbelt sign is turn off. Where I saw F/A gave me hot towel to wash the hands & face before the dinner is served. I ate with pastas with cheese melt but, it very hot. So I will take it time where I ate with pasta and chocolate cake, too. It was very delicious dinner time during transcontinental flight for JFK-PHX. I took some picture with my dinner.

Now, we are flying cruising 36,000 feet and 470MPH. We are experienced turbulence over IND, STL, MCI, OKC, ABQ. It was absolutely is not good the weather. So we are continuation to stop the turbulence the plane and now, the seatbelt sign is turn it off. So now I will able walk in the F class. I took some cabin shot. It was absolutely great where I am flying into F class.

Departure 05:18PM EDT 06:15PM EDT
Arrival 07:06PM MST 08:00PM MST
Speed 449 kts Altitude 36000 feet
FLT#745
Reg. number N3746J






After he gave me snacks and I ate with banana. I decide that I do not want eat with candy at all. Because it will causing lot of problems with my blood pressure. So I didn’t want to eat the candy at all. I lookout where I saw beautifully sunset is going down somewhere in New Mexico & Arizona.



We are almost descent approach into PHX around 8pm but, it was 30 minutes behind the schedule due to delays at JFK lot of the congestions. So I turn it on my cell phone before I am landed into PHX. I called her from my cell phone. I said “Hey, I’m landed!” I told her I will be right there. She is waiting at cell phone parking lot. Where my aircraft is going to terminal 3 and the gate#18. This is where my aircraft is arriving at the gate 18. So the entire days is absolutely wonderful day during daytrip out of PHX by almost 24 hours now. I went downstairs to see Susan is working tonight but, she wait for me at DL ticket counter. Then I have called my mom back. So my mom wants to talk with her where I would like work for DL in PHX. I would becoming work for Baggage handler or Ramper. So I would taking my own responsibilities job. So otherwise, I am no longer be work at Food Service. She told her that there is no job available for right now. Maybe I will wait to see in year of 2010. So I went outside look for my mom is coming into the terminal. Then I went inside her car to took me to home. So this is all for now where I have enough more conversation during the time. I have a nice contribution with my old manager David was there in JFK by last Friday.

Thanks for your kindness any comments and more enjoyable during the trip to JFK.

Regards
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Old May 17, 09, 3:35 am
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Thanks for the informative trip report ^

I have been thinking of giving Delta a try, so I really appreciated the great photos as well
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Old May 17, 09, 7:33 am
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Thanks for this report - I really enjoyed reading it! A long and short trip (and a redeye in coach) to catch up with your friends - I am sure they appreciated seeing you!
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Old May 17, 09, 8:11 am
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Thanks for your trip report, N830MH ^
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Old May 17, 09, 11:26 am
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Sounds like an exhausting trip but very rewarding ^ Thx for all the detail and glad you enjoyed yourself as I am sure that your friends did ^
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Old May 17, 09, 4:09 pm
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Originally Posted by harpodamann View Post
Sounds like an exhausting trip but very rewarding ^ Thx for all the detail and glad you enjoyed yourself as I am sure that your friends did ^
Thanks! I didn't have chance to see A380 coming into JFK. Unfortunately, I didn't see A380 but, I spoke with EK agents at T4. He told me that A380 will be arrived around 2pm. So I can't wait too long time at terminal 4. Maybe next time that I will expect go back to JFK in the future. Sorry to be disappointed during the time. I will decide go to LAX is much easier for me.
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Old May 17, 09, 7:14 pm
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This was a great Trip Report and I really enjoyed the photos.
It is clear that you really love flying Delta.^It is nice to read about your love of aviation. Glad the trip went well. Congratulations on the upgrades.
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Old May 17, 09, 8:36 pm
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This was a great Trip Report and I really enjoyed the photos.
It is clear that you really love flying Delta.^It is nice to read about your love of aviation. Glad the trip went well. Congratulations on the upgrades.
Thanks!
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Old May 18, 09, 12:07 am
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I enjoyed this! Thanks for the good trip report N830MH

Did you approach JFK via Canarsie? Looks like Long Beach in the photos.
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Old May 18, 09, 7:47 pm
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Flight Tracking from PHX-ATL-JFK-PHX

Hello All,

Let me show you something where my flight is out of PHX-ATL-JFK-PHX. So here they are:

This where I am flying to ATL by redeye on Thursday night of May 14.



This is my flight#1834 on DL.



This is my returns back home for JFK-PHX nonstop. Because it was reason why too many problems experienced the turbulence during the flight. So this is reason why the plane is move to further south to STL, MCI, OKC, ABQ and final arrived into PHX:



Thanks all.

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Thanks for the report
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Excellent photos! Thanks for sharing.
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Thank you for the report! I have my first Delta flight later this year.
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Very nice report with good text/pix balance. The photos are superb and of perfect size for viewing.
Thanks, OP. ^

i have a unrelated Q for anyone reading this... when i was viewing the post initially w/o logging on, i could see all the pix within the thread. once i logged in, the pix were replaced with links to the pix. is there a setting somewhere i can view the pix on the thread w/o having to click on individual links??

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N830MH, I'm confused about why you didn't see the EK A380 at JFK. Former Flyertalker Father Chewy Louis has been in touch, and says:

It landed at 1357 on the 15th May from DXB operating EK201. It departed as EK202 at 2340. It sits at T4 all day. It parks by the left hand pier of T4, right next to T5. I'm sure you can see it from the Airtrain.

Was it just not visible from where you were at JFK? It's a shame you didn't see it.
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