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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: 176
Views: 24003

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: 45
Views: 2912

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: 300
Views: 24666

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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by EA CO AS
Sun Jun 17, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas says it has a plan to resolve Southwest-Delta fight for Love Field gates
Replies: 300
Views: 24666

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

Latest in this saga between Delta and Southwest. https://www.wfaa.com/article/news/passengers-stuck-on-tarmac-in-gate-fight-at-love-field/287-564829793 I have to be honest.... I can't believe that this is even worthy of a news report. A flight was on the ground 20 minutes early and then had to wait...

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by EA CO AS
Sun Jun 17, 2018 12:06 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Arizona Avgeek Trip – Condor inaugural Frankfurt-Phoenix
Replies: 7
Views: 3568

Re: Arizona Avgeek Trip – Condor inaugural Frankfurt-Phoenix

Great report, but what water shortage?

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by EA CO AS
Sun Jun 17, 2018 4:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are any AS painted Airbus' at SEA yet & routes
Replies: 32
Views: 3542

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

Just took an AS 737-900 from SEA to LAS. It was a nice ride. Then.... I took a LAX to SEA flight last week, and it was on a Virgin A320. Let me just say, I loved it. It was my first flight on a Virgin America flight. If Alaska would take on the inflight entertainment system and seats, I would be in...

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by EA CO AS
Sat Jun 16, 2018 2:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are any AS painted Airbus' at SEA yet & routes
Replies: 32
Views: 3542

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

Just took an AS 737-900 from SEA to LAS. It was a nice ride. Then.... I took a LAX to SEA flight last week, and it was on a Virgin A320. Let me just say, I loved it. It was my first flight on a Virgin America flight. If Alaska would take on the inflight entertainment system and seats, I would be in...

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by EA CO AS
Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supreme Court Rules on the Colorado Cake Case
Replies: 260
Views: 5004

Re: Supreme Court Rules on the Colorado Cake Case

So it will be Constitutional when I refuse service to someone based only on their Christianity. Cool. No, you can’t say, “You’re a Christian so I won’t serve you,” just as this baker didn’t say, “You’re gay, so I won’t serve you.” He refused to create a cake specifically for a gay wedding, but offe...

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by EA CO AS
Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supreme Court Rules on the Colorado Cake Case
Replies: 260
Views: 5004

Re: Supreme Court Rules on the Colorado Cake Case

So it will be Constitutional when I refuse service to someone based only on their Christianity. Cool. No, you can’t say, “You’re a Christian so I won’t serve you,” just as this baker didn’t say, “You’re gay, so I won’t serve you.” He refused to create a cake specifically for a gay wedding, but offe...

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by EA CO AS
Wed Jun 06, 2018 2:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: If you think costlier air tickets are just a minor hitch, think again!
Replies: 11
Views: 2540

Re: If you think costlier air tickets are just a minor hitch, think again!

North Americans are happy with the airline service these days. I foresee few airlines will struggle to maintain the traffic growth due to tragic incidents like Southwest's engine explosion, United Airlines new policies etc. As was asked before, please elaborate on the new policies, or the "etc...

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by EA CO AS
Mon Jun 04, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New SY Paint Scheme Coming?
Replies: 52
Views: 4243

Re: New SY Paint Scheme Coming?

Definitely D.

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by EA CO AS
Thu May 31, 2018 10:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SFO Set to be Level 3 Slot Controlled
Replies: 50
Views: 6802

Re: SFO Set to be Level 3 Slot Controlled

Since the near-daily GDPs at SFO essentially halve the runway usage, why not just shut down two runways temporarily while reconstructing them far enough apart to allow simultaneous operations full-time?

Short term pain, long term gain...

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by EA CO AS
Thu May 31, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS, WN win JD Power awards
Replies: 74
Views: 4068

Re: Surprisingly, Airlines in North America fare well on customer satisfaction

Patently false. Free snacks are offered on every AS flight. There are no free snacks on VX, and the SFO - AUS route is on VX metal. Hopefully, the service between AS and VX metal will align soon. Although, I find it kind of ridiculous that people make such a huge deal over free snacks lol Remember,...

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by EA CO AS
Wed May 30, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS, WN win JD Power awards
Replies: 74
Views: 4068

Re: Surprisingly, Airlines in North America fare well on customer satisfaction

Ziyulu wrote:
No free snacks at all.


Patently false. Free snacks are offered on every AS flight.

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by EA CO AS
Wed May 30, 2018 7:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS, WN win JD Power awards
Replies: 74
Views: 4068

AS, WN win JD Power awards

Congratulations to WN for winning their 2nd consecutive JD Power award in the LCC category, and to ALL my 23,000 co-workers at AS on our 11th straight JD Power award for the traditional network carrier category! The people of WN and AS should be proud of this recognition, which has become the “gold ...

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by EA CO AS
Wed May 30, 2018 4:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Roseanne canceled!!!
Replies: 310
Views: 5719

Re: Roseanne canceled!!!

Would you prefer there are no consequences for racism? Nowhere did I state that. Ever. I believe, however, that the consequences should be to the individual, not the people they work with. That's fair. But it's her show. The show is literally called "Roseanne". How do you punish her witho...

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by EA CO AS
Wed May 30, 2018 1:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Roseanne canceled!!!
Replies: 310
Views: 5719

Re: Roseanne canceled!!!

I find something interesting: She says something racist, people react to what she said, her show gets cancelled, the right cry about "liberals" hating free speech. No and no. This is not about hating freedom of speech. This was a reaction, consequences, to what she said. You are all free ...

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by EA CO AS
Wed May 30, 2018 12:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Roseanne canceled!!!
Replies: 310
Views: 5719

Re: Roseanne canceled!!!

I find something interesting: She says something racist, people react to what she said, her show gets cancelled, the right cry about "liberals" hating free speech. No and no. This is not about hating freedom of speech. This was a reaction, consequences, to what she said. You are all free ...

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by EA CO AS
Tue May 29, 2018 11:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Roseanne canceled!!!
Replies: 310
Views: 5719

Re: Roseanne canceled!!!

jetero wrote:
NIKV69 wrote:
CCGPV wrote:

So insults, racism and things like that are OK if they deserve it.


No only if they are spoke from a Democrat insulting a Republican


Yay! Finally we win something!


That's your takeaway from this - "we win"?

What contest do you think you're participating in, exactly?

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by EA CO AS
Tue May 29, 2018 10:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Roseanne canceled!!!
Replies: 310
Views: 5719

Re: Roseanne canceled!!!

If this was a legitimate concern, she’d be tweeting about the cast and crew every time a show is cancelled. That's a little ridiculous; shows get cancelled all the time for poor ratings, but this is a rarity - a show being pulled solely because of the actions of the star. I'd say her concern for th...

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by EA CO AS
Tue May 29, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Roseanne canceled!!!
Replies: 310
Views: 5719

Re: Roseanne canceled!!!

2122M wrote:
I think her reaction is overstated just as much as CC's. And I have experience in the industry, this is not just speculation.


I'm going to go out on a limb here and suggest that her level of experience *might* just be a tad beyond yours.

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by EA CO AS
Tue May 29, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Roseanne canceled!!!
Replies: 310
Views: 5719

Re: Roseanne canceled!!!

no-ones life is getting ruined, I promise you. you can relax. Not even the ones who were using this as their first credit or just getting in Equity? Well that's unfortunate. I demand justice. those folks will end up on The Kids Are Alright, A Million Little Things, The Rookie, Single Parents, The F...

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by EA CO AS
Tue May 29, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Roseanne canceled!!!
Replies: 310
Views: 5719

Re: Roseanne canceled!!!

2122M wrote:
Would you prefer there are no consequences for racism?


Nowhere did I state that. Ever.

I believe, however, that the consequences should be to the individual, not the people they work with.

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by EA CO AS
Tue May 29, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Roseanne canceled!!!
Replies: 310
Views: 5719

Re: Roseanne canceled!!!

In my opinion, while the players are in the employ of the NFL on company time they cannot be forced to sing the Star Spangled Banner, recite the pledge, and they can be required not to protest...on company time, by the company. Happy now that you've derailed the conversation? Feel better? Settle do...

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by EA CO AS
Tue May 29, 2018 8:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Roseanne canceled!!!
Replies: 310
Views: 5719

Re: Roseanne canceled!!!

Once again, you show a need to go overly big and dramatic in these arguments (while simultaneously claiming to not care and that its all faux outrage). The point, which is a valid one, is that they're not simply punishing Roseanne for her abhorrent comments, they're punishing those who work with he...

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by EA CO AS
Tue May 29, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Roseanne canceled!!!
Replies: 310
Views: 5719

Re: Roseanne canceled!!!

Can I assume then that you'll also defend the NFL for their policy on the national anthem, then? If they had penalized Tim Tebow for doing the same when he kneeled citing protest of a government that supports abortion...then yeah. Might want to check your facts: https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/ti...

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by EA CO AS
Tue May 29, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why portuguese language is not an ICAO official language?
Replies: 36
Views: 4843

Re: Why portuguese language is not an ICAO official language?

airbazar wrote:
EA CO AS wrote:
Maybe because it's really only spoken in two places?


First, you're incorrect.


See number 4 of the post following yours. :mrgreen:

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by EA CO AS
Tue May 29, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Roseanne canceled!!!
Replies: 310
Views: 5719

Re: Roseanne canceled!!!

Its worth hundreds and hundreds of people losing their jobs and livelihoods so we can punish what one person said on a Twitter account that was apologized for deleted shortly afterwards. No, to me it's not, but it's also not my call, it's ABC/Disney that made that call, as is their right as a priva...

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by EA CO AS
Tue May 29, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: This topic sux: Cordless vacuum advice
Replies: 10
Views: 522

Re: This topic sux: Cordless vacuum advice

I've had nothing but luck with my Dyson D7 Motorhead - it's a terrific vacuum, and it's incredibly handy. It gets used far more often than my big vacuum (also a Dyson, which is 14 years old and still runs like a champ).

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by EA CO AS
Tue May 29, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why portuguese language is not an ICAO official language?
Replies: 36
Views: 4843

Re: Why portuguese language is not an ICAO official language?

1) ICAO is a UN agency. Portuguese is not an official UN language. So by transitivity it's simple. 2) If you total the number of flights Portuguese-speaking airlines operate outside the lusosphere you will not find a huge number. 3) 300M people sounds impressive till you realize most of that is Bra...

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by EA CO AS
Tue May 29, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Roseanne canceled!!!
Replies: 310
Views: 5719

Re: Roseanne canceled!!!

What a shame. The Clinton/Soros joke? Eh, whatever. But the Valerie Jarrett comment definitely crossed a huge line. As the saying goes, with great power comes great responsibility. And Roseanne abused that power, so this is the consequence. I feel badly for the rest of the cast and the crew, especia...

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by EA CO AS
Tue May 29, 2018 1:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Reveals Why It Dropped Yellow From Its Livery (Interview)
Replies: 167
Views: 26310

Re: Lufthansa Reveals Why It Dropped Yellow From Its Livery (Interview)

A brand is not about the livery. True; it’s about the emotional connection and response a consumer has with that brand, but the livery is an element of what drives that for the consumer. So when a segment of your customer base has a very negative response to an element of your brand being changed, ...

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by EA CO AS
Tue May 29, 2018 6:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Reveals Why It Dropped Yellow From Its Livery (Interview)
Replies: 167
Views: 26310

Re: Lufthansa Reveals Why It Dropped Yellow From Its Livery (Interview)

I'd have loved to have seen this one with a blue crane and blue titles, or even just both outlined in blue:

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by EA CO AS
Tue May 29, 2018 6:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Europe–Anchorage–Tokyo route?
Replies: 22
Views: 4285

Re: Europe–Anchorage–Tokyo route?

Incidentally, JL had a medical diversion to ANC just a few hours ago on a JFKHND nonstop.

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by EA CO AS
Tue May 29, 2018 3:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta debuts new uniforms May 29
Replies: 76
Views: 9957

Re: Delta debuts new uniforms tomorrow.

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Gosh, where have I seen this one before? Wait, I know!

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Grr, baby, very grr!

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by EA CO AS
Mon May 28, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why portuguese language is not an ICAO official language?
Replies: 36
Views: 4843

Re: Why portuguese language is not an ICAO official language?

Maybe because it's really only spoken in two places?

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by EA CO AS
Sat May 26, 2018 6:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United gets sued for refusing to land for sick passenger
Replies: 87
Views: 10415

Re: United gets sued for refusing to land for sick passenger

MedLink has the final say period end of story. They say continue, I continue. They say divert, they will tell me where to go and I will make it happen with dispatch. MedLink assumes all responsibility once the call is made, which is why it is mandatory to do as they say. I don't care if the onboard...

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by EA CO AS
Sat May 26, 2018 6:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern 767 ?
Replies: 10
Views: 4757

Re: Eastern 767 ?

The falcon logo on the port side is facing backwards, while the starboard side is correct. Hoping this was the result of just a quick, cheap decal ordered to get the branding on the plane until it could actually visit a paint shop for the real deal, but we'll see.

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by EA CO AS
Wed May 23, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Thoughts on AS Premium Economy
Replies: 46
Views: 3546

Re: Thoughts on AS Premium Economy

The feedback is exactly what resulted in the box being removed in favor of packaged bulk snacks; people complained the box didn't have enough in it, was hard to open, contributed to waste, etc. Of course another reason is the snack was always just a "nice to have" item above and beyond the...

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by EA CO AS
Wed May 23, 2018 5:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concorde, was it bound for disaster?
Replies: 76
Views: 10009

Re: Concorde, was it bound for disaster?

kjeld0d wrote:
Concorde was bound for disaster in Airport '79...

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I've always preferred this version of the movie poster:

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by EA CO AS
Wed May 23, 2018 4:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concorde, was it bound for disaster?
Replies: 76
Views: 10009

Re: Concorde, was it bound for disaster?

It's not that bad of a film by 70's standards. But what gets it for me is when George Kennedy open the cockpit window and shoots a gun while flying along..... Great actor though. When your plane doesn't come equipped with countermeasures, you improvise! I just want to know how Patroni went from a l...

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by EA CO AS
Tue May 22, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concorde, was it bound for disaster?
Replies: 76
Views: 10009

Re: Concorde, was it bound for disaster?

Arion640 wrote:
It also had a second crash If you've ever watched the awful movie airport 79.


Not really, since it was the same exact airframe, F-BTSC.

And that movie is one of my favorites, thank you very much!

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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: 1606

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: 83
Views: 9662

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: 83
Views: 9662

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: 83
Views: 9662

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: 23292

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: 5214

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: 300
Views: 24666

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: 300
Views: 24666

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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