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Old 07-21-2016, 02:59 PM   #5821  
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Isn't one of Delta's biggest corporate customers Microsoft? I highly doubt the mothership would allow Apple products to fly at their WO.
Best part is Delta does not get a vote. 9E money, 9E decision.
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Got some hands on time with a surface, I like the ability to split the display so you can have Jepps on one side, and another manual on the other. A few little functionality things/quirks, but I'll just be glad to have a tablet in hand.

I'm more of an iPad user myself, so that would be my first choice when it comes down to it.
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Best part is Delta does not get a vote. 9E money, 9E decision.
Haha, you think 9E controls their money...that's cute. That wouldn't make it much of a WO, would it?
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Isn't one of Delta's biggest corporate customers Microsoft? I highly doubt the mothership would allow Apple products to fly at their WO.
That's the ONLY reason we (Delta) have the Surface. I have yet to fly with or talk to anyone who likes it. We are already beginning to integrate the Surface 3 after it's already been stopped being supported by Microsoft.
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Best part is Delta does not get a vote. 9E money, 9E decision.
Haha. Wrong
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Got some hands on time with a surface, I like the ability to split the display so you can have Jepps on one side, and another manual on the other. A few little functionality things/quirks, but I'll just be glad to have a tablet in hand.

I'm more of an iPad user myself, so that would be my first choice when it comes down to it.
I can only read one thing at a time.
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Best part is Delta does not get a vote. 9E money, 9E decision.
Please tell us what else Endeavor spend their money on. How much did they net last quarter? I can't find those reports anywhere.
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If checklists will be available on the tablet it would be a nice feature to have that up alongside a plate/taxi diagram.

Either way, just glad to be moving in this direction.
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I am wondering if not buying 1000 or 1500 tablets from MS will really make that much difference in a business relationship involving a giant like MS.
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I am wondering if not buying 1000 or 1500 tablets from MS will really make that much difference in a business relationship involving a giant like MS.
When you're trying to make gains against Apple, every tablet sale on paper makes a difference, especially to a major corporation the size of Delta. This is nothing but a marketing gain for MS while we get stuck with subpar equipment.
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