Search found 468 matches

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 10
by gatibosgru
Fri Apr 28, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Argentina: Top 20 Domestic & International Routes
Replies: 20
Views: 2880

Re: Argentina: Top 20 Domestic & International Routes

Are most BUE-SAO flights AEP-CGH or EZE-GRU?

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Thu Apr 27, 2017 11:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320NEO Production Thread - Part 7
Replies: 1854
Views: 155854

Re: Airbus A320NEO Production Thread - Part 7

Eyad89 wrote:
I just can't express how cute this A319neo is :D


Agreed! Can't wait to see more pix and hopefully some in non-Airbus livery.

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Tue Apr 25, 2017 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official A330 Production/Flight Testing
Replies: 1076
Views: 144264

Re: Official A330 Production/Flight Testing

Took me a second to understand the livery, but it's a cute idea!

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Classic 747 Flight Log
Replies: 35
Views: 1399

Re: YOUR CLASSIC 747 FLIGHTLOG.

Going to have my first one coming in November (BA 744 BOS-LHR).

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Fri Apr 21, 2017 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB launches Premium Economy
Replies: 10
Views: 2448

Re: IB launches Premium Economy

That's a very nice Y+ cabin.

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Thu Apr 20, 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin America receives first A321neo
Replies: 71
Views: 14798

Re: Virgin America receives first A321neo

The NEO looks so good with the huge engines!

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Tue Apr 18, 2017 11:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN FO arrested at ALB for handgun in carry-on
Replies: 30
Views: 3684

Re: WN FO arrested at ALB for handgun in carry-on

Terrifying? He can easily take control of an aircraft without a gun and fly it right into whatever he wants. Did that never cross your mind? It is terrifying to me. I understand the pilot has control of doing a lot without needing a gun. But to me, personally, this is terrifying. Glad you don't thi...

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Tue Apr 18, 2017 11:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN FO arrested at ALB for handgun in carry-on
Replies: 30
Views: 3684

Re: WN FO arrested at ALB for handgun in carry-on

Terrifying to be quite honest. Glad it was caught and hope it was just an "innocent mistake". Terrifying? He can easily take control of an aircraft without a gun and fly it right into whatever he wants. Did that never cross your mind? It is terrifying to me. I understand the pilot has con...

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Tue Apr 18, 2017 6:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN FO arrested at ALB for handgun in carry-on
Replies: 30
Views: 3684

Re: WN FO arrested at ALB for handgun in carry-on

Terrifying to be quite honest. Glad it was caught and hope it was just an "innocent mistake".

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Thu Apr 13, 2017 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brazil to allow full foreign airline ownership
Replies: 26
Views: 4135

Re: Brazil to allow full foreign airline ownership

Also, in an attempt to boost tourism, the Brazilian government will start issuing e-visas for US, Canada, Australia and Japan citizens. The whole process will be made online allowing visas to be issued in 48 hours. I don't think it would matter how fast I'm able to get a Brazilian visa if I still h...

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Thu Apr 13, 2017 6:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Reviewing Airbus Widebody Purchase in blow to Airbus
Replies: 123
Views: 24447

Re: Delta Reviewing Airbus Widebody Purchase in blow to Airbus

Calling it a "blow to Airbus" is a bit exaggerated, no?

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Thu Apr 13, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Reviewing Airbus Widebody Purchase in blow to Airbus
Replies: 123
Views: 24447

Re: Delta Reviewing Airbus Widebody Purchase in blow to Airbus

And another chapter of the latest airliners.net-trend "Every Airbus order by an US Airline will be cancelled". Makes me miss the millions "Bring those 757s back" posts... Kind of the same thought I had after reading the first page. I'll wait until an official announcement to bel...

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Thu Apr 13, 2017 3:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LEVEL already sold over 100.000 tickets
Replies: 43
Views: 8458

Re: LEVEL already sold over 100.000 tickets

Hoping either LEVEL or Norwegian eventually start BCN-BOS!

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Wed Apr 12, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2122
Views: 110656

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

Even after UA backtracking, admitting it was THEIR FAULT, people in here are still trying to spin this to UAs favor :D comical.

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Wed Apr 12, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2122
Views: 110656

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

"Two different folks. David Anh Duy Dao is the person in Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure letters. The UA victim is David Thanh Duc Dao". The above is from the comments section of this article: http://heavy.com/news/2017/04/david-dao-united-doctor-airlines-louisville-kentucky-passenger...

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Wed Apr 12, 2017 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United passenger threatened with handcuffs to make room for 'higher-priority' traveler
Replies: 214
Views: 24035

Re: United passenger threatened with handcuffs to make room for 'higher-priority' traveler

QueenoftheSkies wrote:
Wait a minute, last minute first class fare from Hawaii to LA only $1,000?!?! That's the real news here lol


One way, doesn't sound too crazy.

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Wed Apr 12, 2017 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2122
Views: 110656

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

727LOVER wrote:
4 people were asked to leave the aircraft. 3 complied.

So those 3 get $800 and this guy gets $1 million?


Same way a passenger pays $150 and another $750 on the same ticket. Commodity.

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Wed Apr 12, 2017 2:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2122
Views: 110656

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

" http://www.ibtimes.com/political-capital/united-airlines-promised-federal-regulators-all-ticketed-passengers-are-guaranteed Less than three years before a passenger was forcibly removed from one of its aircrafts, United Airlines assured federal regulators that all ticketed passengers are gua...

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Wed Apr 12, 2017 1:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2122
Views: 110656

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

Unless this doctor was scheduled to perform life threatening surgery the following morning, the doctor excuse IMO isn’t valid relative to not being considered for IDB. The doctor in question is not allowed to perform surgery. It really doesn't matter if he is or isn't "allowed" to perform...

Jump to post
-->

727LOVER wrote:
SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO WRONG !!!!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLBuiC1z6Kw


This has me cackling!

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Wed Apr 12, 2017 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2122
Views: 110656

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

It really is an amazing example of how, not only from crashes, a succession of events can lead to one big event.

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Tue Apr 11, 2017 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2122
Views: 110656

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

Oh, this happens in China too https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HXyVGhAe-tg#t=172.7722063 Who in this entire thread has said "This is OK as long as it doesn't come from United"? That's what is difficult for me to understand about the people here defending UA. No one is coming for UA specifi...

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Tue Apr 11, 2017 11:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2122
Views: 110656

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

This seems like a similar incident. Where was all the outrage in the past? http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/woman-dragged-off-delta-flight_us_585193fde4b0e411bfd4f928 Completely different. "Delta requested assistance with a passenger “who would not comply with boarding and baggage check pro...

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Tue Apr 11, 2017 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2122
Views: 110656

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

Bradd Jaffy of NBC news is quoting on Twitter a statement from the Chicago Police Department saying that the injuries experienced by the forcibly removed passenger were the result of him "falling". https://twitter.com/BraddJaffy/status/851500160580550656/photo/1 Did anyone expect them to ...

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Tue Apr 11, 2017 8:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2122
Views: 110656

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

And this is trending BIG TIME in China. You don't want to piss off your customers in China but guess what, Oscar did. In defending his own companies policy, he most likely inadvertently caused a firestorm of epic proportions. Not surprisingly, the "trend-makers" working overtime and to wh...

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Tue Apr 11, 2017 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2122
Views: 110656

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

https://hub.united.com/united-express-3 ... 68629.html


The comments are insane. Too little, too late it seems.
-->

CrimsonNL wrote:


The comments are insane. Too little, too late it seems.

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Tue Apr 11, 2017 7:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2122
Views: 110656

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

https://hub.united.com/united-express-3411-statement-oscar-munoz-2355968629.html Where was this urgency from the beginning? Dear Team, The truly horrific event that occurred on this flight has elicited many responses from all of us: outrage, anger, disappointment. I share all of those sentiments, a...

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Tue Apr 11, 2017 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2122
Views: 110656

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

http://www.cnn.com/videos/us/2017/04/11 ... nt-sot.cnn


They're clearly UA haters, just trying to start trouble.... /sarcasm.
-->

dtw2hyd wrote:
Here are two co-passengers sharing their account on CNN.
http://www.cnn.com/videos/us/2017/04/11 ... nt-sot.cnn


They're clearly UA haters, just trying to start trouble.... /sarcasm.

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Tue Apr 11, 2017 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2122
Views: 110656

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

mantistobogn wrote:
Seems as though United has now resorted to smearing passengers in order to discredit them.

http://m.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/apr/11/david-dao-doctor-dragged-off-united-flight-was-con/


Disgusting! Completely irrelevant to the issue at hand. How embarrassing.

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Tue Apr 11, 2017 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2122
Views: 110656

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HV28_EN ... e=youtu.be


This was hysterical!
-->

indcwby wrote:
I like Jimmy Kimmel's take on this situation.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HV28_EN ... e=youtu.be


This was hysterical!

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Tue Apr 11, 2017 3:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2122
Views: 110656

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

Do you agree that in life sometimes unforeseen things happen? When they sold the flight to capacity, which is the goal of every airline in the world they could have predicted that a crew of 4 were going to need to deadhead to SDF that day? I would wager that if those 4 crew members wouldn't have ne...

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Tue Apr 11, 2017 3:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2122
Views: 110656

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

If one looks at the leaked UA CEO's mail posted in the LA article United finds a new way to make itself look awful, and then its CEO shows how to make things worse , it was a total UA fuckup and instead of offering upto $1350 they were supposed to, they decided to use strong arm tatics to save a pi...

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Tue Apr 11, 2017 3:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2122
Views: 110656

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

So you're trying to put this on her? Like she is responsible? Sick. Not at all, just addressing the hysterics of the one woman. Calm the heck down. Of course she shouldn't feel required to give up her seat to keep someone from getting a beating. What I pictured, though, after watching it for the 3r...

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Tue Apr 11, 2017 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2122
Views: 110656

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

At the end of the day, most seem to forget that 3 out of 4 passengers denied boarding left the airline without issue. One customer, decided he was all important and wasn't going to move. Lets not forget that fact. 77H. He has every right to. Why do people keep thinking it is right for United, for t...

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Tue Apr 11, 2017 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2122
Views: 110656

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

At the end of the day, most seem to forget that 3 out of 4 passengers denied boarding left the airline without issue. One customer, decided he was all important and wasn't going to move. Lets not forget that fact. 77H. He has every right to. Why do people keep thinking it is right for United, for t...

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Tue Apr 11, 2017 3:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2122
Views: 110656

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

An overbooking situation is one of the few times the customer has an upper hand in the "free market". Seats become a commodity, but sadly the airline, playing the same game, thinks they don't have to settle this turn.

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Tue Apr 11, 2017 2:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2122
Views: 110656

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

GoSteelers wrote:
So the guy repeating, "just kill me... just kill me..." seems normal? I think, as most times in these situations, there is more to the story.


Maybe you go a little nuts after you hit your head and go through a traumatic experience.

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Tue Apr 11, 2017 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2122
Views: 110656

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

http://www.latimes.com/business/hiltzik ... story.html


Great article, spot on in my opinion.
-->

AngMoh wrote:
LA Times opinion: United finds a new way to make itself look awful, and then its CEO shows how to make things worse

http://www.latimes.com/business/hiltzik ... story.html


Great article, spot on in my opinion.

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Tue Apr 11, 2017 1:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2122
Views: 110656

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

Airlines want less regulation and prefer market forces right? Then let them also use those same market forces in situations like this. Bid up the incentive being offered until it is accepted. And if they can't deal with natural market forces then maybe a regulation should be added. One requiring th...

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Tue Apr 11, 2017 1:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2122
Views: 110656

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

Excellent memo from Munoz. It is time for United to defend itself strongly. The criminal was removed so the lawful passengers could continue. It is a crime issue. Honest question, do you think it was Ok for the plane to be boarded in the first place? Do you honestly think United has 0 fault in how ...

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Tue Apr 11, 2017 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2122
Views: 110656

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

Excellent memo from Munoz. It is time for United to defend itself strongly. The criminal was removed so the lawful passengers could continue. It is a crime issue. Honest question, do you think it was Ok for the plane to be boarded in the first place? Do you honestly think United has 0 fault in how ...

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Tue Apr 11, 2017 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2122
Views: 110656

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

PEOPLE, PLEASE ! ! ! A little perspective from yours truly, a former Ticket Agent & Gate Agent for Comair at CVG. That was before 9-11, but proper procedures have not changed. First, the UA/RC Gate Agent(s) at ORD should have stopped boarding the flight the moment that the number of fannies abo...

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Tue Apr 11, 2017 12:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2122
Views: 110656

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

Oscar letter this evening: April 10, 2017 Dear Team, Like you, I was upset to see and hear about what happened last night aboard United Express Flight 3411 headed from Chicago to Louisville. While the facts and circumstances are still evolving, especially with respect to why this customer defied Ch...

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Tue Apr 11, 2017 12:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2122
Views: 110656

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

I back United 100% in this situation. Those two cops should be fired on the spot - administrative leave to investigate..waste of time. Watch video, investigation complete. You're fired. Proper procedure: Cops to the passenger: "If you don't get up and get off the plane everybody will be asked ...

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Tue Apr 11, 2017 12:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2122
Views: 110656

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

I love how some people are defending United by saying "But.. but... the other's do the same..." I think everyone here is pretty much on the same page saying NO AIRLINE should ever handle a customer issue this way, nor should ANY CUSTOMER be removed from his assigned seat after being allowe...

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Mon Apr 10, 2017 11:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2122
Views: 110656

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

If it is so unimportant to get a customer on the right time on the right day to his destination, scoffing at the need of a medical practitioner getting to his destination on time to be there for his patients the next day, why than is it so important to get some deadheading employees on the right da...

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Mon Apr 10, 2017 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2122
Views: 110656

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

https://twitter.com/AP/status/851512878624628737
-->

Apparently the officers were placed on leave

https://twitter.com/AP/status/851512878624628737

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Mon Apr 10, 2017 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2122
Views: 110656

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

When asked why the airline had the man forcibly removed, and whether that was standard procedure in cases of overbooked flights, United refused to comment. Instead they told BuzzFeed News all further questions should be referred to Chicago Police. BuzzFeed News contacted Chicago Police and were tol...

Jump to post
by gatibosgru
Mon Apr 10, 2017 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2122
Views: 110656

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

I supposed in the future airlines can just decide to offer a bag of peanuts or maybe a $10 dollar gift card and if no volunteers step up and accept this denied boarding compensation, it is OK to call law enforcement and forcibly remove random passengers. Undoubtedly they will opt to remove the smal...

Jump to post

Go to advanced search