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by EA CO AS
Tue Jul 17, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Republic Airways orders 100 E175 plus 100 options
Replies: 41
Views: 5975

Re: Republic Airways orders 100 E175 plus 100 options

stburke wrote:
Once again, absurd scope clauses keeping the reigns tightened on small aircraft and small communities.

Thanks ALPA.


Or reins, even. :duck:

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by EA CO AS
Mon Jul 16, 2018 6:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Does "Papa John" Schnatter really deserve this fallout?
Replies: 77
Views: 1830

Re: Does "Papa John" Schnatter really deserve this fallout?

seb146 wrote:
Elon knows he made a mistake... He made a mistake and owned up to it.


Not defending John Schnatter, but can you tell me why the double standard? Both men owned up to what they did, yet one is out and the other isn't.

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by EA CO AS
Mon Jul 16, 2018 4:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Does "Papa John" Schnatter really deserve this fallout?
Replies: 77
Views: 1830

Re: Does "Papa John" Schnatter really deserve this fallout?

Revelation wrote:
Chic-Fil-A goes down next.


For what, exactly? And good luck with that; they're not a publicly-held company.

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by EA CO AS
Mon Jul 16, 2018 4:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump:EU is now a Foe...
Replies: 26
Views: 1104

Re: Trump:EU is now a Foe...

Well, aren't they, economically speaking? (Not militarily, as there's no "EU" military)

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by EA CO AS
Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: You cannot deny that Nilla Wafers would be better
Replies: 29
Views: 1154

Re: You cannot deny that Nilla Wafers would be better

Amazing dipped in ice cold milk. Alone they’re chalky and kinda boring. Twinkies? Who could not like Twinkies?! Crazy lot! I don't like Twinkies. They're too sweet. I loved Twinkies when I was really young, but then in kindergarten I somehow ate a bad one, got sick, and I haven't touched one since....

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by EA CO AS
Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Trump proposes new livery for AF1
Replies: 50
Views: 5257

Re: Trump proposes new livery for AF1

But can the US president do this? I don't know how it works, but isn't the presidential fleet under pure AF jurisdiction? I don't want him to change the current iconic livery... The President of the United States - whoever he or she may be at any given moment - is the Commander-in-Chief of the USA'...

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by EA CO AS
Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Greetings from MCOflyer
Replies: 11
Views: 523

Re: Greetings from MCOflyer

I feel a snowglobe coming on...

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by EA CO AS
Thu Jul 12, 2018 5:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fewer Protections For LGBTQ From The Government
Replies: 111
Views: 2462

Re: Fewer Protections For LGBTQ From The Government

what is the history of "antifa"? When was it founded? Who is the president? The same as Occupy Wall Street. No leadership, no organization, just a social-media-driven group of ne'er-do-wells who decided to throw public hissyfits, destroy property, and engage in violence in the name of wha...

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by EA CO AS
Thu Jul 12, 2018 5:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fewer Protections For LGBTQ From The Government
Replies: 111
Views: 2462

Re: Fewer Protections For LGBTQ From The Government

I want answers as to why people keep voting to take my rights away. I don't want to marry a woman. I love the brosband. We are not married, but want that option. You may not believe this, but true conservatives don't give a rodent's posterior about what you want to do with your private life, and ce...

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by EA CO AS
Thu Jul 12, 2018 5:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fewer Protections For LGBTQ From The Government
Replies: 111
Views: 2462

Re: Fewer Protections For LGBTQ From The Government

Are you actually saying that James Alex Fields committing vehicular homicide makes Antifa's violence acceptable? And why did he "need" a 500+ HP Dodge Challenger? He could have had something like a Hyundai, but instead, he chose to use a high-powered assault-car that no one needs! That ca...

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by EA CO AS
Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fewer Protections For LGBTQ From The Government
Replies: 111
Views: 2462

Re: Fewer Protections For LGBTQ From The Government

What weapons are you talking about? This free speech is usually right wingers calling black people apes and feminists fat and ugly, but of course whining about civility when someone calls Huckabeast a liar. She's also fantastically ugly. Must be a feminist. :rotfl: You must be joking, right? Antifa...

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by EA CO AS
Wed Jul 11, 2018 6:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fewer Protections For LGBTQ From The Government
Replies: 111
Views: 2462

Re: Fewer Protections For LGBTQ From The Government

It's interesting, we used to have another name besides Antifa for people who fought fascism. They were called "Americans." In WW2, fascism was fought with weapons because it was a life or death struggle against armed belligerent nations. Fascism was allowed to spread because supposedly &q...

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by EA CO AS
Wed Jul 11, 2018 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Orders 60 Airbus A220-300
Replies: 354
Views: 46601

Re: JetBlue Orders 60 Airbus A220-300

SteelChair wrote:
I want to be the first to say that JetBlue will be long gone before all these airplanes are delivered.

Just mho.


I'm sure AS will find a niche for them, don't worry. :duck:

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by EA CO AS
Wed Jul 11, 2018 3:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fewer Protections For LGBTQ From The Government
Replies: 111
Views: 2462

Re: Fewer Protections For LGBTQ From The Government

It's interesting, we used to have another name besides Antifa for people who fought fascism. They were called "Americans." In WW2, fascism was fought with weapons because it was a life or death struggle against armed belligerent nations. Today's Antifa crowd uses weapons to fight in hopes...

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by EA CO AS
Tue Jul 10, 2018 12:12 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Southwest Airlines going Peanut Free!
Replies: 151
Views: 8947

Re: Southwest Airlines going Peanut Free!

Just a few facts: peanut allergy can be triggered by folks eating peanuts nearby. For most folks this can cause a severe reaction: anaphylactic shock. Paging DocLightning! Where are you when we need you?? :duck: I recall a similar thread from a few years ago, where Doc (paraphrasing, here) said the...

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by EA CO AS
Mon Jul 09, 2018 7:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fewer Protections For LGBTQ From The Government
Replies: 111
Views: 2462

Re: Fewer Protections For LGBTQ From The Government

I know you are not a troll. I know you are an honest person. We have debated for a while. Thank you; and I hope you realize that despite our many differences of political opinions, I do respect you a great deal. Even though it may not seem that way at times. I want you to go to anyplace in America ...

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by EA CO AS
Mon Jul 09, 2018 6:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fewer Protections For LGBTQ From The Government
Replies: 111
Views: 2462

Re: Fewer Protections For LGBTQ From The Government

[you know very darn well that no employer will write the real reason onto the termination notice if that reason happens to be illegal, they will always cook something up that would stand in court, or at least try to do so. It occurs to me that it's incredibly difficult, especially in today's litigi...

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by EA CO AS
Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fewer Protections For LGBTQ From The Government
Replies: 111
Views: 2462

Re: Fewer Protections For LGBTQ From The Government

I was fired because I and my gay best friend were gossiping about the other gays in the area. No lewd acts, no PDAs or anything. Just talking. That is what I was fired for. If you're truly saying that's the case, I'd love to see a copy of the notice of discipline or discharge you were provided with...

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by EA CO AS
Mon Jul 09, 2018 4:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fewer Protections For LGBTQ From The Government
Replies: 111
Views: 2462

Re: Fewer Protections For LGBTQ From The Government

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQIkLTLf_IQ
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seb146 wrote:
If Fourteenth Amendment were actually followed, we would not need the Civil Rights Act or any of the EQUALITY laws coming after.


It is. And we don't. Just ask Ainsley Hayes:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQIkLTLf_IQ

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by EA CO AS
Mon Jul 09, 2018 4:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fewer Protections For LGBTQ From The Government
Replies: 111
Views: 2462

Re: Fewer Protections For LGBTQ From The Government

Okay. Let's not talk about making Latinos and LGBTQ second class citizens. Yes, let's not. The 14th Amendment means no one is a second class citizen. Why are people still fired for being gay or trans? Can you cite specific examples of an employer terminating an employee based on their sexual orient...

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by EA CO AS
Mon Jul 09, 2018 2:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fewer Protections For LGBTQ From The Government
Replies: 111
Views: 2462

Re: Fewer Protections For LGBTQ From The Government

seb146 wrote:
Okay. Let's not talk about making Latinos and LGBTQ second class citizens.


Yes, let's not. The 14th Amendment means no one is a second class citizen.

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by EA CO AS
Sat Jul 07, 2018 7:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Long Have You Been On A.net?
Replies: 81
Views: 2879

Re: How Long Have You Been On A.net?

Ask me how to use a snow globe properly. OHHHH! I knew someone would go there eventually. :) I lurked for a few years before finally joining on November 14, 2001. Miss some of the great ones around here like Superfly, ANCFlyer, and so on. KROC and I are friends on social media, compare notes about ...

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by EA CO AS
Sat Jul 07, 2018 7:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country adds 5 routes from PDX
Replies: 61
Views: 9536

Re: Sun Country adds 5 routes from PDX

I know him. He is a great guy, and has formed a great planning team with individuals who have worked in planning at various airlines. Their route structure will be changing dramatically, and if they acquire more aircraft, watch for some really interesting underserved markets take shape. You don't k...

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by EA CO AS
Sun Jul 01, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supremely Screwed
Replies: 279
Views: 6662

Re: Supremely Screwed

As a Jewish American with relatives murdered by the Nazis, the the comparison is entirely appropriate. Godwin's law applies here. Especially if you have relatives (relatives must be a loose term since it happened around 75years ago) you have lost to the Nazi's killing machine, you should not make t...

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by EA CO AS
Sat Jun 30, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supremely Screwed
Replies: 279
Views: 6662

Re: Supremely Screwed

we already have one proven impeachable offense from day one of his presidency We do? Man, you should tell Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer; I bet they're dying to know what you've got! (Hint; you've got nothing) You do realize they are fundraising off of Trump right? That's why they keep silencing th...

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by EA CO AS
Sat Jun 30, 2018 7:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supremely Screwed
Replies: 279
Views: 6662

Re: Supremely Screwed

Jouhou wrote:
we already have one proven impeachable offense from day one of his presidency


We do? Man, you should tell Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer; I bet they're dying to know what you've got!

(Hint; you've got nothing)

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by EA CO AS
Fri Jun 29, 2018 5:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supremely Screwed
Replies: 279
Views: 6662

Re: Supremely Screwed

https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/06/ ... eme-court/
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For my friends on the left who are in deep despair, I think you'll find this read worth your time. Not all is lost; far from it.

https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/06/ ... eme-court/

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by EA CO AS
Fri Jun 29, 2018 5:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska in the Bay Area
Replies: 108
Views: 12069

Re: Alaska in the Bay Area

is there enough of a market for both WN as AS? Given the sheer size of the market, I'd say there's more than enough for UA, AS, and WN to co-exist. And of course, competition that lowers fares not only stimulates demand, but creates more traffic than there was previously (getting people out of thei...

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by EA CO AS
Fri Jun 29, 2018 5:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man in underwear climbs onto a DL plane wing at Atlanta
Replies: 68
Views: 10091

Re: Man in underwear climbs onto a DL plane wing at Atlanta

Ok, but did he make his connection? :duck:

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by EA CO AS
Fri Jun 29, 2018 3:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: “Millennial” is no longer a synonym for “young person”
Replies: 44
Views: 2060

Re: “Millennial” is no longer a synonym for “young person”

They may look lazy but what are their choices? They see money in tech, so many of them are trying hard to do something in tech or tech adjacent. . Texting, taking selfies, or posting on social media while they're supposed to be working is not what "doing something in tech or tech-adjacent"...

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by EA CO AS
Fri Jun 29, 2018 3:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Polling looking bleak for the Democrats
Replies: 111
Views: 3088

Re: Polling looking bleak for the Democrats

VTKillarney1 wrote:
Airstud wrote:
This was a poll of dumb people, right?

The greatest number of respondents were Democrats. I will let you draw your own conclusions.


In fairness, they've got a higher percentage of the electorate that's unproductive during the day and will be available to answer their phone.... :duck:

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by EA CO AS
Fri Jun 29, 2018 3:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supremely Screwed
Replies: 279
Views: 6662

Re: Supremely Screwed

What kind of justice would be your personal preference? Someone who is going to actually interpret what the Constitution says, not what they WANT it to say. How's that? If I were President, I'd tell the people that other than what I just mentioned above, I do have a litmus test: o Roe v. Wade gets ...

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by EA CO AS
Fri Jun 29, 2018 3:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supremely Screwed
Replies: 279
Views: 6662

Re: Supremely Screwed

Watch the heads exploding on the left when President Trump nominates....Merrick Garland. ;)

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by EA CO AS
Fri Jun 29, 2018 3:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska in the Bay Area
Replies: 108
Views: 12069

Re: Alaska in the Bay Area

I am concerned for AS over the debt they racked up buying an airline with so few hard assets. Don't be; they still maintain an investment-grade balance sheet, and have been aggressively "re-de-leveraging" themselves over the past 18 months; long term debt-to-capitalization ratio was 27% p...

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by EA CO AS
Fri Jun 29, 2018 3:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines starts repainting Airbus fleet
Replies: 323
Views: 72013

Re: Alaska Airlines starts repainting Airbus fleet

Well I don't think there's much question that the A319ceo and A320ceo fleet will exit, but the A321neo fleet is a question mark. I'm guessing it'll be gone as well but I don't think they've said for sure the direction on that. Will the MAX 10 be in the picture? Will the MAX 9 be the biggest in thei...

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by EA CO AS
Thu Jun 28, 2018 11:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska in the Bay Area
Replies: 108
Views: 12069

Re: Alaska in the Bay Area

I second that. The airline industry doesn't care about public perception. VX didn't care about how the fans felt about the acquisition. People just have to face it...VX is no more. And if you don't like it, there are other airlines. Have fun starting from ground zero in your FF desires. Well it alw...

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by EA CO AS
Thu Jun 28, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta CEO says don’t overbuild “797”; skeptical on hypersonic airliner
Replies: 77
Views: 16765

Re: Delta CEO says don’t overbuild “797”; skeptical on hypersonic airliner

My gut tells me AS has a good shot at being the launch customer, as this plane is exactly what they need for growth. I’d expect a launch order to coincide with orders for the 737 MAX9 and MAX10 to replace the Airbus fleet.

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by EA CO AS
Wed Jun 27, 2018 8:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are any AS painted Airbus' at SEA yet & routes
Replies: 67
Views: 7371

Re: Are any AS painted Airbus' at SEA yet & routes

The 700s are exclusively still in the older interior For now. They're due to get the Recaro seats, in-seat power, and possibly some new interior lighting package in the not-too-distant future. Will this be an updated seat or the same seat currently equipped on the -800/900/900ER fleet? The -700 fle...

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by EA CO AS
Wed Jun 27, 2018 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Passenger irate after medical diversion
Replies: 17
Views: 5136

Re: Spirit Passenger irate after medical diversion

bwaflyer wrote:
The call bell lights are all illuminated in the overhead panel. This indicates that at least one of the cabin doors is open.


I never knew that - thanks for the knowledge-drop!

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by EA CO AS
Mon Jun 25, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are any AS painted Airbus' at SEA yet & routes
Replies: 67
Views: 7371

Re: Are any AS painted Airbus' at SEA yet & routes

That would be weird considering many of the airports the freighters go don’t have jet bridges. I sure do miss the seats in the 400s. Much more padding and more comfortable imo. I would imagine if the 400's were still in service they'd be getting the new interiors. Aren't some 700's still using the ...

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by EA CO AS
Sun Jun 24, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are any AS painted Airbus' at SEA yet & routes
Replies: 67
Views: 7371

Re: Are any AS painted Airbus' at SEA yet & routes

Actually "consistency" is not the reason the Combi's went out the door. The Combis and -400s were withdrawn at the same time because of an FAA mandate regarding the fuel tanks and systems that is very very costly, with a deadline of December 31, 2017 for completion. The -400s and Combis w...

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by EA CO AS
Sun Jun 24, 2018 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Airline crews still funny?
Replies: 39
Views: 4268

Re: Southwest Airline crews still funny?

They were never funny to begin with.

Corny, yes. Funny, not so much. ;)

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by EA CO AS
Sat Jun 23, 2018 7:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are any AS painted Airbus' at SEA yet & routes
Replies: 67
Views: 7371

Re: Are any AS painted Airbus' at SEA yet & routes

But to use your logic just makes you look silly. It's not my logic, these are facts based on research conducted by multiple firms, along with real-world data from vendors and from VX. Failure rates for the Red system are much higher than the '0 times in 10 bajillion miles" or whatever it is yo...

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by EA CO AS
Sat Jun 23, 2018 5:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are any AS painted Airbus' at SEA yet & routes
Replies: 67
Views: 7371

Re: Are any AS painted Airbus' at SEA yet & routes

DL is investing hundreds of millions to equip EVERY plane in a fleet 4 times the size of AS with AVOD, and B6 the same, hundreds of millions to upgrade the already AVOD in EVERY plane. That's $150M in CAPEX that AS can spend elsewhere, while strengthening their already large CASM advantage due to l...

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by EA CO AS
Sat Jun 23, 2018 5:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Roseanne canceled!!!
Replies: 320
Views: 7008

Re: Roseanne canceled!!!

I'm mixed about it. ABC should have let the series die a peaceful death. I understand the need for Barr to go through some punishment and hers was to give up her stake on the show...the problem is that I wonder if it will attract high enough ratings to continue or whether it will be pulled. I feel ...

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by EA CO AS
Tue Jun 19, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Problem With United FAs. Even I'm Fuming At This!
Replies: 240
Views: 65251

Re: THE Problem With United FAs. Even I'm Fuming At This!

FAs are there primarily for the safety of the passengers, that’s undispatable! If that weren’t the case, than Airlines wouldn’t have them at all. This is true; if not for federal law requiring X number of flight attendants, you'd see exactly one or two aboard, in F class only. And there'd be vendin...

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by EA CO AS
Mon Jun 18, 2018 10:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Problem With United FAs. Even I'm Fuming At This!
Replies: 240
Views: 65251

Re: THE Problem With United FAs. Even I'm Fuming At This!

Obviously nobody reads Heather Poole's tweets. While Heather can be a bit, shall we say, "passionate," she's also dealing with a company-created situation that has placed her health and that of her family in jeopardy, along with thousands of her co-workers. She might march right up to &qu...

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by EA CO AS
Mon Jun 18, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 99
Views: 7171

Re: Alaska Airlines Network Thread 2018

One last comment: I have a suspicion that AS and B6 are working on developing an extensive codeshare relationship. Let me start out by saying I have zero information concerning this. Having said that, it can easily be argued that both carriers "have a significant Delta Air Lines problem" ...

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by EA CO AS
Mon Jun 18, 2018 4:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas says it has a plan to resolve Southwest-Delta fight for Love Field gates
Replies: 331
Views: 28187

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

grbauc wrote:
Better to squat there.


Not for their customers, it’s not. It’s a service failure waiting to happen with each flight.

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