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by EA CO AS
Thu May 17, 2018 8:04 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines and Social Media- gosh is it worth it?
Replies: 16
Views: 1211

Re: Airlines and Social Media- gosh is it worth it?

I don't remember the source, but a study a few years ago - which may as well be a generation ago at this point - concluded that companies who have a large, active social media presence did not have a substantial brand relevance over similar companies who had no social media presence. Having said tha...

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by EA CO AS
Wed May 16, 2018 12:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska to Close Pilot Base in NYC
Replies: 80
Views: 8574

Re: Alaska to Close Pilot Base in NYC

The purpose of the merge was to eliminate 1 competitor, keep another from moving in and increase competitiveness vs WN on west coast. You've got all the pieces of the acquisition correct, just in inverse order of priority. ;) True WN was the biggie. And even then it wasn't really a matter of "...

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by EA CO AS
Tue May 15, 2018 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska to Close Pilot Base in NYC
Replies: 80
Views: 8574

Re: Alaska to Close Pilot Base in NYC

rbavfan wrote:
The purpose of the merge was to eliminate 1 competitor, keep another from moving in and increase competitiveness vs WN on west coast.


You've got all the pieces of the acquisition correct, just in inverse order of priority. ;)

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by EA CO AS
Tue May 15, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska to Close Pilot Base in NYC
Replies: 80
Views: 8574

Re: Alaska to Close Pilot Base in NYC

Considering JFK was part of what AS wanted in their merge with VX, evident by the brand new lounge at JFK. I was told access to JFK was in part, why AS wanted VX. AAG must be quite comfortable paying all the extra hotel nights, as all crew are no longer stationed at NYC. I'm more disturbed that the...

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by EA CO AS
Sun May 13, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Asiana Airlines A333 knocks tail off Turkish Airlines A321 at IST
Replies: 111
Views: 22937

Re: Asiana Airlines A333 knocks tail off Turkish Airlines A321 at IST

Will the nose gear on the A321 need to be replaced after the lateral stress placed on it? The nose of the aircraft moved damn near six feet from what I can tell.

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by EA CO AS
Fri May 11, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QX Q400 pilots are they now flying E175's
Replies: 31
Views: 5161

Re: QX Q400 pilots are they now flying E175's

What happens to the Q400s that are retired from Horizon? Are cycles so high that they are scrapped or will they have a second life with another carrier somewhere? 2 ex-Chang An Airlines Q400s that went to Horizon in 2006 were subsequently scrapped about 5 years ago in Toronto. The recent retirement...

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by EA CO AS
Fri May 11, 2018 7:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas says it has a plan to resolve Southwest-Delta fight for Love Field gates
Replies: 223
Views: 18169

Re: Dallas says it has a plan to resolve Southwest-Delta fight for Love Field gates

wnflyguy wrote:
If rumors are true DL will be able to increase to 11 daily flights from 5.


Man, fingers crossed that rumors aren’t true! ;)

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by EA CO AS
Fri May 11, 2018 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas says it has a plan to resolve Southwest-Delta fight for Love Field gates
Replies: 223
Views: 18169

Re: Dallas says it has a plan to resolve Southwest-Delta fight for Love Field gates

wnflyguy wrote:
Rumors from DAL sounds like AS has agreed to share gate 13 with DL for 10yrs.

Flyguy


In exchange for what?

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by EA CO AS
Tue May 08, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QX Q400 pilots are they now flying E175's
Replies: 31
Views: 5161

Re: QX Q400 pilots are they now flying E175's

“Most” Q400s are remaining in the fleet; they’re just moving to an almost equal number of Q400s and E175s in the QX fleet as some Q400s are retired and E175 deliveries accelerate. And did I just read that QX has ordered about 8 new Q400's? I was under the impression that QX was going all-jet. Obvio...

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by EA CO AS
Tue May 08, 2018 5:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas says it has a plan to resolve Southwest-Delta fight for Love Field gates
Replies: 223
Views: 18169

Re: Dallas says it has a plan to resolve Southwest-Delta fight for Love Field gates

I’ll admit I have no idea what the market share numbers, but considering AS had a virtual monopoly in SEA and DL has set up a very large hub operation from basically nothing in the last 10 years, Delta has to taken share from somebody and who else could it come from other than AS? Check out the sta...

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by EA CO AS
Tue May 08, 2018 1:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Celtics A320
Replies: 8
Views: 866

Re: JetBlue Celtics A320

Hey, it's Kermit the Plane! ;)

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by EA CO AS
Tue May 08, 2018 12:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas says it has a plan to resolve Southwest-Delta fight for Love Field gates
Replies: 223
Views: 18169

Re: Dallas says it has a plan to resolve Southwest-Delta fight for Love Field gates

I support whatever results in DL not getting a gate at DAL. Ever. :) I'm sure you do. Tried of getting beat up in Seattle and LA, don't want it coming to Dallas too. Whatever helps you sleep at night; AS hasn't lost a single point of market share to DL in SEA, and has obviously grown substantially ...

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by EA CO AS
Mon May 07, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Resignation/Impeachment Megathread
Replies: 143
Views: 4607

Re: Trump Resignation/Impeachment Megathread

So you don't have any problem with your President lying to you unless he is under oath? You don't have a problem with anything unless it is absolutely forbidden by law? About non-criminal behavior in his personal life before he became President? Nope. Show me an honest-to-God crime that the man com...

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by EA CO AS
Mon May 07, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Resignation/Impeachment Megathread
Replies: 143
Views: 4607

Re: Trump Resignation/Impeachment Megathread

Why is it so hard for you to admit that was wrong? Paying someone to keep quiet? Why is it so hard for you to admit that it's not illegal? Whether or not it was "wrong" is subjective, and frankly, absolutely irrelevant. And with that, we're done. Buh-bye now. Trump is on record lying abou...

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by EA CO AS
Mon May 07, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Catholics: Are you a traddy?
Replies: 23
Views: 940

Re: Catholics: Are you a traddy?

Returning to the church several years back after a decade-long absence, I was shocked to see changes that made no sense. The Apostle's Creed redone, this "and with your spirit" stuff, etc. It still throws me on the rare occasions I attend mass. The 2011 changes were an improved translatio...

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by EA CO AS
Mon May 07, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Resignation/Impeachment Megathread
Replies: 143
Views: 4607

Re: Trump Resignation/Impeachment Megathread

seb146 wrote:
Why is it so hard for you to admit that was wrong? Paying someone to keep quiet?


Why is it so hard for you to admit that it's not illegal? Whether or not it was "wrong" is subjective, and frankly, absolutely irrelevant.

And with that, we're done. Buh-bye now.

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FA9295 wrote:
Does anyone know what's happening to N625VA? It's been at GSO since March 30th.

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N625VA


D2 check and swapping out the #1 engine.

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by EA CO AS
Mon May 07, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Resignation/Impeachment Megathread
Replies: 143
Views: 4607

Re: Trump Resignation/Impeachment Megathread

Let's break down the timeline: Trump plays around with a porn star. Over ten years ago. Trump campaigns. Ten years later. Trump pays her $130,000 and makes her sign a contract to not say anything You can't "make" anyone sign a contract; aren't you an attorney? Don't you know that? The con...

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by EA CO AS
Mon May 07, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Catholics: Are you a traddy?
Replies: 23
Views: 940

Re: Catholics: Are you a traddy?

Returning to the church several years back after a decade-long absence, I was shocked to see changes that made no sense. The Apostle's Creed redone, this "and with your spirit" stuff, etc. It still throws me on the rare occasions I attend mass.

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by EA CO AS
Mon May 07, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Resignation/Impeachment Megathread
Replies: 143
Views: 4607

Re: Trump Resignation/Impeachment Megathread

Can you tell me what "official" or legal act/duty Stormy Daniels was paid for? To keep quiet during the campaign. Have you been dead for the past six months? What part of "she's not an official in charge of anything or responsible for official duties" eludes you? Bribery require...

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by EA CO AS
Mon May 07, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas says it has a plan to resolve Southwest-Delta fight for Love Field gates
Replies: 223
Views: 18169

Re: Dallas says it has a plan to resolve Southwest-Delta fight for Love Field gates

I support whatever results in DL not getting a gate at DAL. Ever. :)

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by EA CO AS
Mon May 07, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska And The Virgin America A320 Family: Any Cabin Retrofits After The Merger?
Replies: 16
Views: 2518

Re: Alaska And The Virgin America A320 Family: Any Cabin Retrofits After The Merger?

Are posters EA CO AS or hiflyeras in a position to describe, in some detail, the features of retrofits by type? http://investor.alaskaair.com/static-files/6ab598f8-f5bf-4bab-9520-c97a1ee1b1de Scroll to slides 40 through 43 in the deck to get an idea of what all Boeing and Airbus cabins will look li...

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by EA CO AS
Mon May 07, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Resignation/Impeachment Megathread
Replies: 143
Views: 4607

Re: Trump Resignation/Impeachment Megathread

He paid off an adult film actress to keep quiet (bribery) and the evidence to install him in office by Russia is still mounting (treason) so I don't know why it is not plausible and realistic that he will be removed from office? Well, Bribery is defined by Black's Law Dictionary as the offering, gi...

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by EA CO AS
Mon May 07, 2018 8:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska And The Virgin America A320 Family: Any Cabin Retrofits After The Merger?
Replies: 16
Views: 2518

Re: Alaska And The Virgin America A320 Family: Any Cabin Retrofits After The Merger?

ALL AS aircraft - the entire Boeing fleet and all 70 former VX Airbus planes - are getting the interiors redone.

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by EA CO AS
Fri May 04, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Finally Announces Intentions to Serve Hawaii
Replies: 452
Views: 56792

Re: Southwest Finally Announces Intentions to Serve Hawaii.

As a general rule... on the east coast Hawaii is on your bucket list. On the west coast its on your grocery list. I struggle to completely agree with this. The NYC MSA was the 7th largest market to Hawaii in calendar’17 and is the 5th largest market to Hawaii through March’18. Keep in mind that tho...

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by EA CO AS
Fri May 04, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dynamic exits BK, seeks to grow fleet, use Eastern Air Lines name
Replies: 53
Views: 8919

Re: Dynamic exits BK, seeks to grow fleet, use Eastern Air Lines name

LAXintl wrote:
Even more changes -- now Dynamic tells the DOT it will change its corporate name to "Servant Air, Inc."

OST-2015-0263


Link? I’m not seeing what you’re seeing.

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by EA CO AS
Thu May 03, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QX Q400 pilots are they now flying E175's
Replies: 31
Views: 5161

Re: QX Q400 pilots are they now flying E175's

“Most” Q400s are remaining in the fleet; they’re just moving to an almost equal number of Q400s and E175s in the QX fleet as some Q400s are retired and E175 deliveries accelerate.

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by EA CO AS
Thu May 03, 2018 5:56 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Test topic for airport codes on the forum ** Input needed **
Replies: 140
Views: 8625

Re: Test topic for airport codes on the forum ** Input needed **

I agree with D L X on this one; without a mouseover function, this is useless.

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by EA CO AS
Wed May 02, 2018 12:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hasbro to acquire Power Rangers from Saban
Replies: 6
Views: 364

Re: Hasbro to acquire Power Rangers from Saban

Sorry, but Power Rangers is just a cheap knock-off of the original Fab Five, Science Ninja Team Gatchaman.

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by EA CO AS
Tue May 01, 2018 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who will fill LGB 12 open slots in September?
Replies: 145
Views: 14387

Re: Who will fill LGB 12 open slots in September?

Rumor now is that AS may focus elsewhere in the LA basin and may not go back to LGB after all. Why would they return to LGB. It would be what the 4th attempt to make it work? Back in the day, AS had 3X daily SFOLGB, OAKLGB, plus a number of SEALGB and PDXLGB flights. Given that there's now "cr...

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by EA CO AS
Tue May 01, 2018 10:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Cracks Down on FA Trip Hoarding and Selling
Replies: 61
Views: 13078

Re: AA Cracks Down on FA Trip Hoarding and Selling

The AA flight attendants will have to be VERY careful with this; trip/shift trading is commonplace in the industry, but in the past, the IRS has gotten involved when hearing that airline employees were "selling" the trips/shifts at a premium and not declaring the income made from those &qu...

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by EA CO AS
Tue May 01, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who will fill LGB 12 open slots in September?
Replies: 145
Views: 14387

Re: Who will fill LGB 12 open slots in September?

Rumor now is that AS may focus elsewhere in the LA basin and may not go back to LGB after all.

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by EA CO AS
Tue May 01, 2018 4:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Family Suing AA Over Death of Passenger
Replies: 256
Views: 17950

Re: Family Suing AA Over Death of Passenger

With that said, as a racial minority, I have to say there is little comfort in one being biased instead of a cross-burner. I can defend against the cross-burner. He’s overt. The biased person though often doesn’t even know it, and I might not know it until he’s already hurt me. As long as people ma...

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by EA CO AS
Tue May 01, 2018 2:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Family Suing AA Over Death of Passenger
Replies: 256
Views: 17950

Re: Family Suing AA Over Death of Passenger

I am absolutely a racist. This isn't something I'm proud of. I'm certainly not going to be marching in "White Pride" marches and waving Confederate or Nazi flags. But that doesn't mean I'm not a racist. Rather, I acknowledge my own racism and work every day to counter it, to double-check ...

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by EA CO AS
Mon Apr 30, 2018 5:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/29/2018:AA Adds MIA-PEI;B6 LGB Changes;F9 Suspends 5 Routes;UA Drops EWR-FWA
Replies: 107
Views: 12828

Re: OAG Changes 4/29/2018:AA Adds MIA-PEI;B6 LGB Changes;F9 Suspends 5 Routes;UA Drops EWR-FWA

No, he reports the changes and provides commentary. It's that commentary that some will occasionally take issue with, like any other thread. It's not so much the commentary, but rather, reporting only select parts of the changes to make the commentary seem credible. In this thread, it was highlight...

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by EA CO AS
Sun Apr 29, 2018 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/29/2018:AA Adds MIA-PEI;B6 LGB Changes;F9 Suspends 5 Routes;UA Drops EWR-FWA
Replies: 107
Views: 12828

Re: OAG Changes 4/29/2018:AA Adds MIA-PEI;B6 LGB Changes;F9 Suspends 5 Routes;UA Drops EWR-FWA

Well, What you are missing is that AS dropped one RT to SJC from JUL to OCT. How is that half-true? Because you chose to omit the fact that they come right back in October, implying it was a permanent reduction when it's clearly not. Also, dropping DAL-LGA/DCA isn't retrenching? Not sure how you de...

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by EA CO AS
Sun Apr 29, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Family Suing AA Over Death of Passenger
Replies: 256
Views: 17950

Re: Family Suing AA Over Death of Passenger

wjcandee wrote:
as DocLightning said earlier in the thread, essentially, "Take care of the patient and everything else will be okay."


But first, do no harm.

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by EA CO AS
Sun Apr 29, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Family Suing AA Over Death of Passenger
Replies: 256
Views: 17950

Re: Family Suing AA Over Death of Passenger

"Too dangerous to use a ladder." Wow. Now, see, if that person's family had filed a lawsuit, maybe somebody would have trained the emergency responders at that airport how to bridge a ten-foot gap. Or, if the critically-ill person falls or is accidentally dropped ten feet from a ladder he...

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by EA CO AS
Sun Apr 29, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/29/2018:AA Adds MIA-PEI;B6 LGB Changes;F9 Suspends 5 Routes;UA Drops EWR-FWA
Replies: 107
Views: 12828

Re: OAG Changes 4/29/2018:AA Adds MIA-PEI;B6 LGB Changes;F9 Suspends 5 Routes;UA Drops EWR-FWA

Well, What you are missing is that AS dropped one RT to SJC from JUL to OCT. How is that half-true? Because you chose to omit the fact that they come right back in October, implying it was a permanent reduction when it's clearly not. Also, dropping DAL-LGA/DCA isn't retrenching? Not sure how you de...

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by EA CO AS
Sun Apr 29, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/29/2018:AA Adds MIA-PEI;B6 LGB Changes;F9 Suspends 5 Routes;UA Drops EWR-FWA
Replies: 107
Views: 12828

Re: OAG Changes 4/29/2018:AA Adds MIA-PEI;B6 LGB Changes;F9 Suspends 5 Routes;UA Drops EWR-FWA

DAL-SJC didn't work too well it appears. With LGA/DCA going away, they must be surrendering their space at DAL, or part of it. AS DAL-SJC JUL 1.8>1.0 AUG 2>1.0 SEP 2>1.0 OCT 2>1.1 What's with your propensity to post half-truths or outright misinformation about AS lately? Both DALSJC and DALPDX are ...

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by EA CO AS
Sun Apr 29, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: End of Korean war?
Replies: 104
Views: 3603

Re: End of Korean war?

wow.... So much denial.... So now you know more than the South Korean Foreign Minister? C'mon man, that's sad, even for you. You seem to believe that tRump has been working around the clock with both Koreas to find a resolution to this whole conflict and, further, you believe that no other presiden...

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by EA CO AS
Sun Apr 29, 2018 9:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Family Suing AA Over Death of Passenger
Replies: 256
Views: 17950

Re: Family Suing AA Over Death of Passenger

In the end, it was the cardiac arrest that killed her brain cells, not the embolism. So preventing thay by getting her on an EMT asap could have made the difference Imo we don't have all the facts but you bet that those pilots wish that they had made that diversion. Once and for all, to those who t...

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by EA CO AS
Sun Apr 29, 2018 9:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Family Suing AA Over Death of Passenger
Replies: 256
Views: 17950

Re: Family Suing AA Over Death of Passenger

all it means is that white passengers at in the same boat as black passengers, i.e., the won't be taken seriously by airline personnel if they get sick on a plane. You're making quite the leap to assume the PIC knew or cared what her race was or that it factored into his or her decisionmaking, or t...

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by EA CO AS
Sun Apr 29, 2018 9:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: End of Korean war?
Replies: 104
Views: 3603

Re: End of Korean war?

seb146 wrote:
wow.... So much denial....



So now you know more than the South Korean Foreign Minister? C'mon man, that's sad, even for you.

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by EA CO AS
Sun Apr 29, 2018 4:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: End of Korean war?
Replies: 104
Views: 3603

Re: End of Korean war?

I have asked at least three times and I am going to ask again: What did Trump have to do with any of this? Plenty, according to the South Korean leaders. From CNN: "Clearly, credit goes to President Trump," South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha told CNN's Christiane Amanpour in Seo...

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by EA CO AS
Sat Apr 28, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Family Suing AA Over Death of Passenger
Replies: 256
Views: 17950

Re: Family Suing AA Over Death of Passenger

Race is present, and was present before wjcandee mentioned in this thread. Its coded right here: While it's unfortunate this girl died, we don't have the full details of the person's pre-conditions or what exactly took place. I called out JAGflyer's comment when it was made it but it appears my com...

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by EA CO AS
Sat Apr 28, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future of Virgin brands in commercial aviation
Replies: 60
Views: 8963

Re: The Future of Virgin brands in commercial aviation

I don't know that the "Virgin" brand is actually worth that much anymore; it certainly hasn't helped any business - airline or otherwise - turn into a lasting, financial powerhouse.

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by EA CO AS
Sat Apr 28, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Family Suing AA Over Death of Passenger
Replies: 256
Views: 17950

Re: Family Suing AA Over Death of Passenger

D L X wrote:
You keep advocating that the captain ignore the advice of the people the airline pays whose sole job is to handle that situation.


Nailed it. :checkmark: :checkmark: :checkmark: :checkmark: :checkmark: :checkmark:

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by EA CO AS
Sat Apr 28, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Family Suing AA Over Death of Passenger
Replies: 256
Views: 17950

Re: Family Suing AA Over Death of Passenger

Are you suggesting sending the sick passenger down the Escape Slide?. Why not? Given that I am unable to stand, walk, or move without the aid of my power wheelchair, my evacuation can only take place with the assistance of others. With that in mind, I asked American Airlines about their plan for ev...

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by EA CO AS
Sat Apr 28, 2018 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dynamic exits BK, seeks to grow fleet, use Eastern Air Lines name
Replies: 53
Views: 8919

Re: Dynamic exits BK, seeks to grow fleet, use Eastern Air Lines name

Who is going to tell them the hockey stick logo is backwards? Oh trust me, the multiple EA Facebook pages I'm part of have sounded off on this LOUDLY. Question is, was this a slap-on decal job just until actual painting can take place, or is this "it" and what they intend to use going for...

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