Sponsor Message:
Civil Aviation Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
Regional Airline Of The Year..MESA  
User currently offlineJetboyflyhi From France, joined Oct 2004, 179 posts, RR: 0
Posted (9 years 8 months 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 3004 times:

Mesa has been awarded the Regional Airline of the Year...!!!!!!!! This is by the ATW (Air Transport World).

[Edited 2005-01-27 07:21:53]


Chicken or Beef?
17 replies: All unread, jump to last
 
User currently offlineUSrampleadSTL From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 102 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (9 years 8 months 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 2952 times:

A Mesa pilot that I met when he got stuck in STL because his dispatch took out a plane without having a replacement handy gave me these two alternative meanings for MESA (if it were an acronym):

My Extremely Sh*tty Airline.
Make Everyone Suffer A lot



02C14MARPHLFCOMM1 - FLY THE FLAG!
User currently offlineCRPilot From Costa Rica, joined Nov 2004, 311 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (9 years 8 months 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 2945 times:

They have made some improvements, and I'm a bit biased because I have friends that work there and I like the variety of equipment they fly; but I don't know if I would go as far as naming them Regional Airline Of the Year.

From what my buddies tell me, they still need quite a bit of improvement in the employee relations department. In any case, congratulations to MESA, they have been posting profits every quarter in the past few years, so they deserve a little credit I suppose.  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

[Edited 2005-01-27 07:38:07]


Flying is a privilege!
User currently offlineBoeing7E7 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (9 years 8 months 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 2925 times:

Now we know the end of the world is near.

User currently offlineJetboyflyhi From France, joined Oct 2004, 179 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (9 years 8 months 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 2922 times:

Hey boeing7E7 Have you ever flown Mesa! No I don't think you have, to bad you are so negative . Who do you work for...............


Chicken or Beef?
User currently offlineBoeing7E7 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (9 years 8 months 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 2913 times:

Hey boeing7E7 Have you ever flown Mesa! No I don't think you have, to bad you are so negative . Who do you work for...............

Flew Mesa once, that was enough... Not to mention doing market research for them a year ago. As far as work goes... I am the boss.


User currently offlineAirWillie6475 From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 2448 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (9 years 8 months 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 2907 times:

I believe it. I flew them to vancouver. New plane, great service. F/As had great humor. Better than SW.

User currently offlineBoeing7E7 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (9 years 8 months 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 2895 times:

So, you do not have a job...........My market shows you were not needed ....!BTW I flew for many airlines as a Flight Attendant....And with the seniority that I have made is so great. When I was hired we had 240 F/A's now over 1000. I make more than the industry average.........................:0

You are just soooooo coooool!


User currently offlineJetboyflyhi From France, joined Oct 2004, 179 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (9 years 8 months 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 2872 times:

Hey AirWillie6475 thank's we love you too.!!!!!!!!!!!


Chicken or Beef?
User currently offlineGoldenshield From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 6041 posts, RR: 14
Reply 9, posted (9 years 8 months 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 2851 times:

It's good that they are making money, but it's too bad the company is too poorly run to make any good use of it.


Two all beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions on a sesame seed bun.
User currently offlineTiger119 From United States of America, joined Sep 2003, 1919 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (9 years 8 months 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 2834 times:

Well, they're talking about it:

http://www.mesa-air.com/press_releases.asp

I have had little experience with them, and it was way back when, FLG to PHX on a Dash-8. Back then I would say it wasn't that bad, but then again, it was a really short flight!



Flying is the second greatest thrill known to mankind, landing is the first!
User currently offlineNWDC10 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (9 years 8 months 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 2814 times:

I still think QX (Horizon Air) should be the Regional Airline Of The Year. They are definitely better than Mesa. Robert NWDC10

User currently offlineRDUDDJI From Lesotho, joined Jun 2004, 1486 posts, RR: 3
Reply 12, posted (9 years 8 months 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 2802 times:

If my vote counted, it would be for SkyWest. I like Chautauqua (<-- spelling?) also.

Personally, it seems I have always had bad experiences on YV. They have some cute F/A's on the CR7 though...

However, I have a roommate who works for RDUZW, and he says they (ZW) would rather work a YV flight than one of their own...




Sometimes we don't realize the good times when we're in them
User currently offlineATWZW170 From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 904 posts, RR: 3
Reply 13, posted (9 years 8 months 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 2786 times:

You can tell this award really has nothing to do with operations or the state of moral at their company. I'm sorry, yes Mesa makes money but it's at the expense of their employees. I have flown Mesa, worked Mesa flights, and I don't have a lot of good things to say about them.


Success is getting what you want...happiness is liking what you get
User currently offlineQxq400 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 255 posts, RR: 2
Reply 14, posted (9 years 8 months 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 2772 times:

Ask anyone at F9 who they would rather run there express jets. Hands down QX,were ATW came up with Mesa is beyond me.Having worked at both HP and QX. There is NO comparison on who is better. QX by far,we are at the top or near the top of every travel poll for best regional out there.

I think I will go and drink some more red cool aid now! :}



Welcome baby Madison Renee
User currently offlinePSU.DTW.SCE From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 7591 posts, RR: 27
Reply 15, posted (9 years 8 months 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 2762 times:

This award is an absolute joke. Its one of those fake awards they just give to someone different every year so the management can pat themselves on the back.

Last year it went to Chautauqua, and the year before ExpressJet. Comair, and Mesaba have also won it in recent years.

I mean seriously, if Mesa can get this, there are problems.
As said, employee moral is absolutely horrible.
Everytime I've been on one of their flights, I have had some interesting experiences to say the least.


User currently offlineATWZW170 From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 904 posts, RR: 3
Reply 16, posted (9 years 8 months 1 day ago) and read 2699 times:

Notice how not many Mesa employee's come running to the rescue here. Can't say that I blame them.


Success is getting what you want...happiness is liking what you get
User currently offlineQxq400 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 255 posts, RR: 2
Reply 17, posted (9 years 8 months 1 day ago) and read 2687 times:

I can say this from my time with HP. Mesa employees have got the worst attitudes of any airline employees I have ever seen. I can only imangine it has got to have something to do with management. I do no that EVERY time I tried to non-rev on them that it was a new low for customer service. I would never treat PAX the way I witnessed while flying with Mesa.


Welcome baby Madison Renee
Top Of Page
Forum Index

This topic is archived and can not be replied to any more.

Printer friendly format

Similar topics:More similar topics...
ERA Airline Of The Year 2006/2007 posted Fri Oct 27 2006 06:59:37 by A3
Ethiopian Wins African Airline Of The Year 2006 posted Thu Sep 21 2006 09:11:57 by Dkny
CX Is Airline Of The Year Yet Again! posted Sat May 20 2006 05:00:34 by N754PR
CX Voted ‘Airline Of The Year’ In TTG Asia Travel posted Mon Oct 17 2005 05:40:52 by United Airline
Skytrax Best Airline Of The Year 2005: CX posted Thu Jun 2 2005 00:28:44 by United Airline
CO Wins OAG Airline Of The Year....Again! posted Fri May 20 2005 19:47:17 by Cory6188
Virgin Blue Wins Low-cost Airline Of The Year posted Fri May 20 2005 06:44:27 by Squirrel83
Air France-KLM: Airline Of The Year 2005! posted Thu Jan 27 2005 00:40:27 by GlobeTrekker
CO Wins OAG Airline Of The Year posted Fri May 21 2004 14:20:34 by BestWestern
Skytrax Airline Of The Year Results posted Tue Apr 13 2004 00:11:23 by Poh2