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What Is Ramp Rats?  
User currently offlineRed Panda From Hong Kong, joined Jun 2000, 1521 posts, RR: 0
Posted (13 years 11 months 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 1304 times:

what is ramp rats?


regards,
r panda

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User currently offlineBH346 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 3265 posts, RR: 14
Reply 1, posted (13 years 11 months 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 1288 times:

Its a slang word for people who work on the ramps.

Best Regards,
BH346  



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User currently offlineDC-9CAPT From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (13 years 11 months 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 1260 times:

A "ramp rat" is someone who works pretty damn hard, gets treated bad, and gets paid very little. They are Customer Service Agents.

I would like to extend a happy thanksgiving to all those on the ramp tonight!


User currently offlineHarvey From Australia, joined Aug 2000, 46 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (13 years 11 months 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 1234 times:

Sorry to disappoint DC-9capt, a ramp rat in Australia certainly isn't a customer service agent. Ramp rats are the guys who load and unload the freight and bags off the flights. We have no contact with the whinging passengers at all!!

Yes, we do work hard but I find the pay alright.


User currently offlineRed Panda From Hong Kong, joined Jun 2000, 1521 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (13 years 11 months 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 1221 times:

Harvey, thx for telling us what ramp rats are. thx.

regards,
R panda


User currently offlineJoe_R From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (13 years 11 months 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 1215 times:


What they are...

In my humble opinion, they are some of the unsung
heroes of the airline industry!

"They" have pulled buzzing or ticking bags off aircraft
I've been strapped to numerious times...

"They" have pointed out aircraft damage (after pilot
walk around completed) numerious times...

"They" are the ones who take the extra time to go find
a little girl's puppy and make sure it's on board.

"They" help keep us safe and make us look good.

(us = the entire airline employee team)

Captain Joe Richter, American Airlines


User currently offlineMatt D From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 9502 posts, RR: 47
Reply 6, posted (13 years 11 months 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 1212 times:

They are also the ones that will guarantee that the more "FRAGILE" stickers are on your package, the more it will be dropped, kicked, stepped on, and rustled.
I speak from experience.


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