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by SeaDoo
Fri Jul 21, 2017 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where will Hainan fly to in Europe next?
Replies: 31
Views: 3060

Re: Where will Hainan fly to in Europe next?

Hainan Airlines announced today (on 21 July 2017, routesonline) the launch of Beijing - Prague - Belgrade route. The Chinese carrier has also planned to add additional frequencies to Europe. In addition, Hainan Airlines is planning on adding an additional 13 Boeing 787-9 in the future. Where will b...

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by SeaDoo
Fri Jul 21, 2017 3:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another DL PR issue. This time FOX Sports host and family not allowed to travel
Replies: 101
Views: 9471

Re: Another DL PR issue. This time FOX Sports host and family not allowed to travel

People with lice shouldn't be on public transportation. I use public transportation to include airplanes.

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by SeaDoo
Wed Jul 19, 2017 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thomas Cook announces MAN-SEA
Replies: 36
Views: 4935

Re: Thomas Cook announces MAN-SEA

Another new carrier with a new destination for Seattle.

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by SeaDoo
Sat Jul 15, 2017 10:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA bag fee class action suit
Replies: 12
Views: 2370

Re: AA bag fee class action suit

I came to the same conclusion. I'm trying to think how I would react - I would probably go to the customer service folks who are always hovering near the kiosk and get help. I have to imagine that most Reps would take me to the desk and check my bag and waive the fees. If this were nefarious - mean...

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by SeaDoo
Sat Jul 15, 2017 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN to Hawaii?
Replies: 114
Views: 10923

Re: WN to Hawaii?

ADrum23 wrote:
Would WN even consider getting a specially-configured 757 or 767 for this route, or do they want to stay with an all 737 fleet?



I don't see them doing that for HI.

Denver also appears to be within range.

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by SeaDoo
Sat Jul 15, 2017 9:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN to Hawaii?
Replies: 114
Views: 10923

Re: WN to Hawaii?

The Max should be able to make it from the West coast. Supposedly the Max has3500and3800 nmi range. I don't know about the moderate elevation and sometimes extreme heat, but LAS and PHX are, distance wise, well within range. If the range spec's are correct, maybe DAL is even within range. Perhaps so...

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by SeaDoo
Sat Jul 08, 2017 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is protected US domestic market really unique?
Replies: 56
Views: 4111

Re: Is protected US domestic market really unique?

I would somewhat disagree with the higher fares. Recently fares are noticeably higher than they had been a few years ago. Around 1995 or 1996 I flew to MSY. That require a stop and the tickets were around $300. Earlier this year when I flew NK to MSY, it was around $124 one way. This was non-stop, b...

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by SeaDoo
Tue Jul 04, 2017 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's confirmed for Sea-Tac?
Replies: 23
Views: 4683

Re: What's confirmed for Sea-Tac?

I just read another post that said Lan Tam interesting in doing Paulo to Seattle. This is overdue because of Seattles large and fastly growing population from Brazil and Argentina. I would be quite surprise to see any South American service to Seattle. Not that anyone cares about my opinion, but I ...

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by SeaDoo
Tue Jul 04, 2017 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kuwait Airways planning Sarajevo flights
Replies: 17
Views: 2382

Re: Kuwait Airways planning Sarajevo flights

Doesn't seem like there would be much market for this flight.

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by SeaDoo
Tue Jul 04, 2017 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LOT to start Budapest - New York & Chicago
Replies: 103
Views: 19045

Re: LOT to start Budapest- New York

MIflyer12 wrote:
To Newark, to onward *A destinations via the UA hub?


That would be my guess over JFK, but I guess time will tell.

I hope LO success. Budapest is a great city and neat to see if find a non-stop back to New York.

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by SeaDoo
Tue Jun 20, 2017 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing admits 747 has no future as a pax model
Replies: 143
Views: 20579

Re: Boeing admits 747 has no future as a pax model

Never was a fan of the Hunchback of Puget Sound, and will never in a trillion years understand why it's maintained the cult of personality that it has among AvGeeks... but all that aside, at least Boeing has finally come to grips with reality. Boeing finally conceded publicly Tuesday that while the...

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by SeaDoo
Mon Jun 19, 2017 8:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/18/2017: AS Drops BLI-LAS, NK Adds BDL/PIT-TPA/RSW, Y4 Swaps Routes
Replies: 36
Views: 8849

Re: OAG Changes 6/18/2017: AS Drops BLI-LAS, NK Adds BDL/PIT-TPA/RSW, Y4 Swaps Routes

More RE: AS BLI-LAS

I checked out the Alaska website and couldn't find any non-stop flights, from September on. I started checking out August still couldn't find any, and then got bored.

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by SeaDoo
Mon Jun 19, 2017 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Mighty 757
Replies: 191
Views: 25098

Re: The Mighty 757

As I sit here and gaze upon a DL757 destined for MSP from MKE, I can't help but think there is no doubt this aircraft deserves a thread for us to show appreciation. The takeoff performance, that nose, the long legs, the L2 boarding door, the tooling that Boeing still has-this beast was a winner all...

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by SeaDoo
Sun Jun 18, 2017 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United's busiest non-hub to hub domestic route
Replies: 14
Views: 5607

Re: United's busiest non-hub to hub domestic route

Thanks LHUSA,

Great list. I am assuming this is seats each day both ways.

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by SeaDoo
Sun Jun 18, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/18/2017: AS Drops BLI-LAS, NK Adds BDL/PIT-TPA/RSW, Y4 Swaps Routes
Replies: 36
Views: 8849

Re: OAG Changes 6/18/2017: AS Drops BLI-LAS, NK Adds BDL/PIT-TPA/RSW, Y4 Swaps Routes

I am assuming we will see PAE-LAS, but I was expecting that anyways. Too bad for those in BC, Whatcom County and others that used this flight.

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by SeaDoo
Sun Jun 18, 2017 12:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines Facing Increased Competition
Replies: 79
Views: 11877

Re: Hawaiian Airlines Facing Increased Competition

Hawaiian and B6 marriage on the horizon? While it doesn't make a ton of sense so didn't the Virgin America/Alaska match-up. It's no secret B6 wants to eventually expand to deep South America/Across the Atlantic, this would give them instant access to the Pacific side. Not to mention A330's and new ...

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by SeaDoo
Sun Jun 18, 2017 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL adding SEA-MSY
Replies: 13
Views: 3708

Re: DL adding SEA-MSY

I just can't believe all the routes DL has added from SEA. You're surprised that an airline is adding various destinations to a nascent hub? :spin: I am just surprised at how many places.DL has added. As far as I was aware, no one had flown MSY-SEA until AS added it. Now we have two carriers. Due t...

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by SeaDoo
Sat Jun 17, 2017 2:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL adding SEA-MSY
Replies: 13
Views: 3708

Re: DL adding SEA-MSY

I just can't believe all the routes DL has added from SEA. Yesterday or the day before I was looking at one of the websites that shows where planes are currently flying and was surprised to see a flights from BNA to SEA on DL. I didn't know they even flew that route. Now MSY. Wow.

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by SeaDoo
Thu Jun 15, 2017 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 747-400 Passenger Fleet Tracking/Retirements Thread
Replies: 58
Views: 9509

Re: Boeing 747-400 Passenger Fleet Tracking/Retirements Thread

Thanks for putting this together

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by SeaDoo
Thu Jun 15, 2017 3:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports that had potential that never made it
Replies: 107
Views: 12631

Re: Airports that had potential that never made it

LatAmFlyer wrote: I sure wish the moderators would show me airport names when I mouse over their codes. They've decided to take that ability away from us. Bites. Off topic, but I can't believe the negative comments against the above author. The previous way of moving the mouse over the code was much...

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by SeaDoo
Wed Jun 14, 2017 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Unveils First CS300 Special Livery
Replies: 55
Views: 9778

Re: SWISS UNVEILS 1ST CS300 SPECIAL LIVERY

Nice try, but a fail

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by SeaDoo
Wed Jun 14, 2017 3:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA upping the ante in Hawaii
Replies: 120
Views: 16009

Re: UA upping the ante in Hawaii

While frequency is up, is there a change in seats? I remember when it was bigger planes flying for UAL to and from Hawaii.

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by SeaDoo
Mon Jun 12, 2017 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 26 Airlines Fail to Complete NCAA Certification Process in Nigeria
Replies: 12
Views: 2662

Re: 26 Airlines Fail to Complete NCAA Certification Process in Nigeria

32andBelow wrote:
Damn they might have to fly for an NAIA school if that's the case.

Good pun

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by SeaDoo
Mon Jun 12, 2017 2:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YWG Discussion
Replies: 23
Views: 2325

Re: YWG Discussion

1l how about a WOW narrowbody?

6l I don't see DL jumping into ATL-YWG, but I think that is more likely than SEA

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by SeaDoo
Sun Jun 11, 2017 11:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/11/2017:AS Drops SLC-SJC, DL Drops ATL-BJX, DL Adds MSP-AUA, F9 Trims CVG/DEN, NK
Replies: 77
Views: 11664

Re: OAG Changes 6/11/2017:AS Drops SLC-SJC, DL Drops ATL-BJX, DL Adds MSP-AUA, F9 Trims CVG/DEN, NK

I am surprised by the big change in LAX-MRY. I wonder if this is a mistake, or if that is the plan.

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by SeaDoo
Sun Jun 11, 2017 11:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New IND Service
Replies: 11
Views: 2297

Re: New IND Service

Welcome to airliners.net. I hope you get the answers you are seeking.

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by SeaDoo
Sun Jun 11, 2017 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/11/2017:AS Drops SLC-SJC, DL Drops ATL-BJX, DL Adds MSP-AUA, F9 Trims CVG/DEN, NK
Replies: 77
Views: 11664

Re: OAG Changes 6/11/2017:AS Drops SLC-SJC, DL Drops ATL-BJX, DL Adds MSP-AUA, F9 Trims CVG/DEN, NK

UA SFO-BZN OCT 0.9>0.1

I realize this isn't a high profile route or an indicator of how things could be dire at SFO, BZN or UA, but I am surprised this wasn't *'ed.

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by SeaDoo
Tue Jun 06, 2017 4:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Construction of Paine Field passenger terminal begins
Replies: 39
Views: 5416

Re: Construction of Paine Field passenger terminal begins

After all the tit for tat BS AS pulled on WN when it proposed moving its operations from SEA to BFI years ago. There's no way in Hell WN is just going to sit back and let AS have all the slots at PAE. WN will make a proposal also when the time is right. Then not to be left out of the dog fight DL w...

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by SeaDoo
Mon Jun 05, 2017 1:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airlines at MSP
Replies: 10
Views: 1801

Re: Southwest Airlines at MSP

I am fine with this having its own thread

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by SeaDoo
Thu Jun 01, 2017 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KOA sees return of NRT nonstop on JL 763ER
Replies: 6
Views: 2473

Re: KOA sees return of NRT nonstop on JL 763ER

I saw this route posted on Enilria's Sunday OAG update. I was wondering what aircraft choice would be. Thanks for posting this.

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by SeaDoo
Thu Jun 01, 2017 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Plans LAX Push in Comeback Effort
Replies: 126
Views: 34092

Re: UA Plans LAX Push in Comeback Effort

And that new route is Singapore. http://newsroom.united.com/2017-06-01-United-Airlines-Announces-Nonstop-Service-Between-Los-Angeles-and-Singapore Also per Patrick Quayle, VP planning, there will be more coming as UA "regains" its share in LA. I was surprised to see the above thread. When...

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by SeaDoo
Thu Jun 01, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA launches LAX-SIN
Replies: 242
Views: 38327

Re: UA launches LAX-SIN

rnav2dlrey wrote:
This should take the mantle of being UA1/2.


Not that UAL cares about my opinion, but I like it better on SFO with SFO being their bigger hub. On the flip side, to support your preference, LAX - SIN is farther than SFO - SIN and I suspect LAX is a bigger destination from SIN.

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by SeaDoo
Thu Jun 01, 2017 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA launches LAX-SIN
Replies: 242
Views: 38327

Re: UA launches LAX-SIN

This route took me by surprise too. Who would have thought United would beat SQ to serving this route?

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by SeaDoo
Mon May 22, 2017 3:46 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports with only one 747 pax service left
Replies: 67
Views: 6829

Re: Airports with only one 747 pax service left

Are we talking scheduled passenger service only? If so, I think for part of the year SEA counts. BA does schedule 747-400's, but not all the time. I think LH is the only 747-400 year round.

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by SeaDoo
Sun May 21, 2017 3:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue New NYPD Livery
Replies: 33
Views: 7051

Re: JetBlue New NYPD Livery

Nice of Jet Blue to try and honor NYPD. I think the paint job itself could have been much better. I have no idea looking at that photo that they are honoring the NYPD. I have worked with two guys who used to work for the NYPD. One retired. The other left as he had to live off of credit cards to make...

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by SeaDoo
Thu May 18, 2017 4:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Alaska Airlines Flying from Paine Field
Replies: 121
Views: 15013

Re: New Alaska Airlines Flying from Paine Field

I think Bellingham will hurt traffic go down someday if people are heading to Everrett airport. What do you think guys? Q I don't see how this doesn't somehow take away some traffic from Bellingham. Live in north Snohomish County and think you will drive up to Bellingham to avoid the horrendous Sea...

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by SeaDoo
Wed May 17, 2017 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Alaska Airlines Flying from Paine Field
Replies: 121
Views: 15013

Re: New Alaska Airlines Flying from Paine Field

So I just woke up and saw this: http://www.heraldnet.com/news/alaska-airlines-to-serve-paine-field-in-everett-in-2018/ Went to airliners and see this is already being discussed. I could see flights to PDX which would then allow onward connections. I have heard GEG, repeatedly, but don't know if ther...

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by SeaDoo
Sun May 14, 2017 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SEA...those upgrades are really needed
Replies: 93
Views: 10832

Re: SEA...those upgrades are really needed

So apparently I don't know how to quote appropriately. Here is my rant backing up PlanesNTrains: No matter your political persuasion, this is going to continue to be a problem for those in WA with the ruling political party. Lots of growth, and no freeway growth. Heck in Seattle, they have "roa...

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by SeaDoo
Sun May 14, 2017 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SEA...those upgrades are really needed
Replies: 93
Views: 10832

Re: SEA...those upgrades are really needed

The cost of the existing light rail was over top and frankly not supportable without extreme taxation. Extreme? Since you didn't care to source or qualify your "over the top" claim, here are some actual figures on the rather minimal-to-modest, voter-approved increases: Car tab (MVET) ----...

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by SeaDoo
Sun May 14, 2017 12:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did Lufthansa reject that single 747-8i?
Replies: 11
Views: 7466

Re: Why did Lufthansa reject that single 747-8i?

I believe multiple lh 747-8 had problems, moisture leakage, and maybe more

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by SeaDoo
Fri May 12, 2017 10:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS 780 SEA to MSP returning to SEA
Replies: 7
Views: 1820

Re: AS 780 SEA to MSP returning to SEA

According to their website, they now have a new 1545 departure. No explanation for why the original one returned.

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by SeaDoo
Fri May 12, 2017 9:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS 780 SEA to MSP returning to SEA
Replies: 7
Views: 1820

AS 780 SEA to MSP returning to SEA

Looks like AS780, a Boeing 737-790, scheduled for SEA to MSP is returning to SEA.

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by SeaDoo
Mon May 08, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passengers vs airlines - the pendulum moves
Replies: 73
Views: 6788

Re: Passngers vs airlines - the pendulum moves

4 - Seats. What the heck happened to the pitch!?! I get it, airlines want to make money. But some airlines have gone to less than 31 inch pitch and I don't think that is enough room to be comfortable. Doesn't Frontier have a 28 inch pitch? For someone over 6 feet tall that is painful. Has it really ...

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by SeaDoo
Fri May 05, 2017 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA EWR passenger sent to SFO instead of CDG
Replies: 127
Views: 14542

Re: UA EWR passenger sent to SFO instead of CDG

Too many people.trying to decide who is at fault. This is a failure of United to let someone on the wrong flight!

I also wonder.about how the lady couldn't have avoided this herself. She too is probably to blame.

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by SeaDoo
Wed May 03, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LY announces TLV-MIA staring November
Replies: 62
Views: 7889

Re: LY announces TLV-MIA staring November

It's about time. Traditionally the largest trans-Atlantic city pair without a non-stop (although SFO-FCO is around the same size), and it finally has service again. Who is flying SFO-FCO? Nobody. SFOFCO, MIATLV and LAXIKA are the largest trans-Atlantic markets without non-stops. Thanks for the clar...

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by SeaDoo
Wed May 03, 2017 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LY announces TLV-MIA staring November
Replies: 62
Views: 7889

Re: LY announces TLV-MIA staring November

MAH4546 wrote:
It's about time. Traditionally the largest trans-Atlantic city pair without a non-stop (although SFO-FCO is around the same size), and it finally has service again.


Who is flying SFO-FCO?

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by SeaDoo
Sun Apr 30, 2017 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta pilot hits female passenger
Replies: 119
Views: 15242

Re: Delta pilot hits female passenger

So the link didn't work for me, but I found it on youtube. I don't have any knowledge to what company policies are, but who cares if he did this? Are we becoming so inane as a society that a pilot can't chose to try and break up a fight between two people? Did he handle it how I would have, no. Shou...

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by SeaDoo
Fri Apr 14, 2017 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Compass Airlines relocating all pilots, other jobs to LAX & SEA
Replies: 69
Views: 10554

Re: Compass Airlines relocating all pilots, other jobs to LAX & SEA

I am assuming this will be upsetting to a lot of employees and for them, I feel sorry for their lives being uprooted.

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by SeaDoo
Fri Apr 14, 2017 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Pilot's Union Does Company a Solid
Replies: 27
Views: 6099

Re: UA Pilot's Union Does Company a Solid

Ridiculous to try and shift the blame to the police. First do no harm. Did this statement help? I would say no. You now have given people the ability to criticize you for your (pilots' union) statement. If you don't want the police to help, don't call them. If the company calls police and wants some...

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