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United Airlines Turns To Nascar For Efficiency  
User currently offlineSingapore_Air From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2000, 13745 posts, RR: 19
Posted (8 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 4720 times:

United turns to NASCAR for efficiency lessons
Airline learns from pit crews how to get planes quickly back in the air

In the pits, it's a race against the clock. But these frenzied crew members aren't working the NASCAR circuit, they're in training for their real jobs as members of United Airlines' ground crews.

They're not docking Chevy Monte Carlos, but jetliners — unloading the luggage, servicing them, getting them ready for the next trip.

They've come to "Pit Crew U" in Mooresville, N.C., to sharpen their efficiency skills and make their airline more competitive.

More, plus a FREE VIDEO, at MSNBC




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User currently offlineUA933 From Germany, joined Feb 2006, 220 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (8 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 4710 times:

There was a post about this some time ago. Is UA doing this again or is it still part of the original program?


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User currently offlineUnited_fan From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 7540 posts, RR: 7
Reply 2, posted (8 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 4710 times:

http://www.airliners.net/discussions...ion/read.main/2721570/6/#ID2721570


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