The biggest factor in how clean/dirty a bathroom is , is the route! Some routes are notorious for trashing the plane. I think its ok for a FA to tidy up a little bit, but asking them to scrub toilets and pee/poop soaked floors is too much. Can F/A’s have it both ways though? Recently they have plac...Jump to post
They bought AS lock stock and barrel including all their debt and a/c, so if they want them to go away they can do so, they have no need to whine. Or am I missing something? Who bought AS? Should this be a new thread? Someone bought AS??? Yeah - you're missing who bought who. I suspect that was a m...Jump to post
There was a memo from the Airbus fleet manager that stated we were getting them, but then again we heard that last year also. I guess we will wait and see, it’s not like we don’t have hundreds of 737’s flying around with CFM’s I am sure have 90% parts commonality. I'm a CFM56 mechanic. They're not ...Jump to post
Norwegian Air begins DEN-CDG today. DEN has tried unsuccessfully to court AF for over a decade but ultimately DY stepped in and filled the void. Over 200 people daily travel between Denver and Paris and yet only Norwegian files the route and its premium heavy. Even though DEN is star* and CDG is a ...Jump to post
Enilria: Thanks so much for posting this every week. Another early day! UA ORD-CID MAY 4>5 AUG 4>5 SEP 1.7>5 OCT 3>6 NOV 3>6 DEC 3>6 UA ORD-LIT AUG 1.9>3 SEP 0>3 OCT 0>3 NOV 0>3 DEC 0>3 UA ORD-SAV SEP 2>3 OCT 2>4 NOV 2>4 DEC 2>4 A lot of significant UA increases to smaller markets. I am not convinc...Jump to post
I follow several pilots on the various social media platforms and always see posts from cruise, and never really anything in a critical state. Also, they seem to take the picture or video, and then after landing they post it. So it's not like they are connecting to the wifi and posting it live. I d...Jump to post
I follow several pilots on the various social media platforms and always see posts from cruise, and never really anything in a critical state. Also, they seem to take the picture or video, and then after landing they post it. So it's not like they are connecting to the wifi and posting it live. I do...Jump to post
A turboprop will not have any compression surges like spinning the prop on a reciprocating engine. It literally just spins. A turboprop is a jet engine that drives a gear that turns the prop. A recip is like a car engine that drives the propellor, so moving the prop on a recip will be pushing the pi...Jump to post
I think customers and employees alike are happy with Oscar at the helm. I think he is about ready to move on, but I think what he has done is nothing but respectable and his name will ring a positive light for many employees and customers for years to come.Jump to post
[list=][/list] Hard to imagine how so many sexual assaults go unreported after reading the comments here. No kidding. Most sexual abuse victims know all too well what is coming for them when they go public with their story. Hint: it's not good things as evidenced by this thread. It's humiliating and...Jump to post
Disgusting pig, hope he gets his license revoked. Even if her story is true, how is that event Alaska's fault? She should be suing the captain... If it happens at work (and an outstation is work), then it is also the employers responsibility to take action. It's also possible that it's a legal tact...Jump to post
Even though they are not air tight, they also probably don't get enough air circulation. Remember, when they are packed full of bags and jackets, that is even. Less space for air. So it's entirely possible that it could have suffocated from a combination of increased altitude, and a slow rise in CO2...Jump to post
1x weekly on sunday begining Oct 7. So, just like that piddly Sat only MCO service they had a few years ago...this'll stick around just long enough for them to say "well, we tried" and pull the plug on it. I hate this G4/F9 1x weekly crap they've been pulling! For the record, and not that...Jump to post
AWACSooner wrote:WN1196 wrote:Southwest adds OKC-BNA
edit: looking at dummy bookings, I'm not seeing it...any idea when it starts?
The new program has been scrapped... they will work with all work groups to come up with a new program. Is there a link to this story? I searched and don't find anything. If it is indeed true that UA is scrapping this new program, presumably because of employee backlash, on the one hand at least th...Jump to post
So now poor 'johnny' who assists in turning the plane, has the flu, and really wants that 100 grand, sucks it up and comes to work because he needs the money from being paid poor wages to begin with having to deal with a subpar profit sharing plan, gets nearly everyone who he had contact with sick ...Jump to post
Maybe in his part of the world it is maintenance, but for my carrier in the USA it is done by the ramp or a 3rd party and no maintenance log is required. when we did deicing we had a station logbook that had flight number, tail number, application type, fluid brand and control number, refractometer ...Jump to post
I say its a good program that will reward the people who do not abuse sicktime (and who were/are always stuck covering the callouts) and who work together to turn the planes. So now poor 'johnny' who assists in turning the plane, has the flu, and really wants that 100 grand, sucks it up and comes t...Jump to post
They aren't directly rewarding people who are over achievers. They put their name in a hat. There's no guarantee they will be rewarded. . ...not entirely correct. The only people who are eligible to get their name stuck in the proverbial hat are the ones who meet/exceet all of the metrics. So while...Jump to post
I have UA family and they shared the info about the new program yesterday. Overall I think its more exciting and potentially rewarding. It can actually make employees strive to win. The current program basically throws a few crumbs at everyone regardless of how individuals are doing, nor consider t...Jump to post
Safe to say that the entire front line is not happy about this. They aren't directly rewarding people who are over achievers. They put their name in a hat. There's no guarantee they will be rewarded. Also, it's a shame that attendance is a part of this. Some people abuse sick time but most don't, by...Jump to post
I'm pretty sure the most CLE employees that are left are high seniority and they want to get these higher paid folks of the books and replace them with cheaper new hires. CLE is pretty senior now, but in a union if you lay someone off, when the job returns you have to bring back the people on layof...Jump to post
United is back in penny-pinching mode. Despite the growth in the hubs, we are getting reduced hours in Denver too. Part time lines have been reduced and they were granting all time off requests over the winter. The spring shift is out and it is about as bad as the winter bid was for hours. Before y...Jump to post
United is back in penny-pinching mode. Despite the growth in the hubs, we are getting reduced hours in Denver too. Part time lines have been reduced and they were granting all time off requests over the winter. The spring shift is out and it is about as bad as the winter bid was for hours.Jump to post
It will be interesting to see what happens. OMA had OMA-CUN lined up with NW in 2006 and CBP basically told the airport they wouldn't staff it even if a FIS facility was built. Similarly, LGB within the past couple of years had B6 wanting to fly to multiple destinations, but wasn't guaranteed CPB s...Jump to post
AA CLT-GNV MAY 4>5 Love seeing GNV get some love. Wish UA flew there, as I have family nearby. I have to fly into TPA or JAX and drive 2 hours. VC AUS-OKC APR 0.5>0.3 This is actually a combination of a pushed back start date as well as an increase . Goes from 4x weekly Apr 2 to 6x weekly beginning...Jump to post
Slightly OT, but why does OKC have so much more service than TUL? OKC is quite simply a much larger city than Tulsa. Tulsa's latest metro population (MSA) estimate is 961,000 while Oklahoma City metro (MSA) is 1.37 million. That's a difference of 412,000 people. Oklahoma City metro population is al...Jump to post
Wonder if United would be interested in the E190's for cheap to allow themselves some more scope relief to add extra E175's.
Heck, maybe they'll have an interest in the 767 also?
United can't ever win. If they installed all of the seats and built the lounges before branding it Polaris, people would complain that United was just slapping a new name on 3-4 year old seating. They advertise it before they are installed and people are complaining that it isn't fast enough. I gues...Jump to post
Commercial runways are incredibly expensive to maintain and monitor. These temporary ones are usually on a parallel taxiway, but built to handle typical runway loads for that airport. Since the parallel taxiways are usually close to the runway, they would not be able to function independently and th...Jump to post
I believe AA and Braniff tried this a long time ago at LAX. I remember reading about it, someone more knowledgeable can correct this information. The idea was not to share resources for congestion, but to take otherwise idle assets and use them. I believe Braniff had some sort of wife body flight th...Jump to post
Boeing used to have customer codes for each airline. United was -22 and Southwest is H4. So a United 757-200 was delivered as a 757-222, a Southwest 737-700 was a 737-7H4.
I believe they have just now gotten away from this tradition.
Codesharing sasnt meant to curb capacity restraints. It allows airlines to sell tickets to places they otherwise wouldn't fly. I can buy an Air New Zealand flight from OKC and check my bag in at the United counter. The busy airports will always have congestion, the minute a slot becomes available so...Jump to post
FA9295 wrote:jbpdx wrote:That’s odd. Southwest isn’t even included on Skyscanner.
Southwest's reservation system is very odd. Google flights shows Southwest's routes but it doesn't show the price or even the airline's logo...
Keep in mind, there are also different ways of measuring seniority: within the company as a whole, within one's base, within one's aircraft, within one's seat (CA/FO), This seems to be a difficult concept for most people that are not US flight crew to get their head around. It seems basic which is ...Jump to post
Airline industry is all about seniority. Just like any other new type, they open the training up to bids. Anyone from the most senior captain to the most junior FO can put their name in the hat. When they close the bid, they start with the most senior pilot and work their way down the list. In theor...Jump to post
My edit timed out again... d'oh! Anyway... I should add that even SkyBrary talks about tip-vortices being the source of wake vortex turbulence - either my rather colourful professor was very wrong or he would have had a screaming fit about that... a tip vortex - as I was taught - is a very local ef...Jump to post
Probably a weight issue.... does Frontier fly anywhere else from OKC? Could be a longer routing to get under max landing weight due to an aircraft swap. Looks like it was a late turn from DEN, on the ground for about an hour. You might be right about the weight, perhaps a fueler overfueled it and t...Jump to post
Even driving , one wouldn't go this route. Unless you were only wanting interstate highway which would add so much time lol. Perhaps pilots were just adding type time ;) I have driven OKC-DEN about a dozen times there and back. I've used back roads, state highways, and the interstate system. Trust ...Jump to post
Could be a lot of reasons. Could be a routing per ATC request due to volume or done tactically due to volume. Also, could be avoiding turbulence that other flights were simply riding out. If there was a no icing conditions MEL, that could a reason to take that routing. F9 puts a lot of economic fer...Jump to post
I've never seen an OKC-DEN flight take what I would call the driving route to Denver (I-35 to I-70). Weather looks good, en route winds aren't any lighter in the direction they flew tonight versus a normal routing. Both areas have 60-70kt wind from the NW. Any ideas? https://flightaware.com/live/fli...Jump to post
Full video without the pixelation is here: https://www.geekwire.com/2018/watch-drone-video-shows-close-call-unmanned-aircraft-passenger-plane/ The pixelation we see in the OP is likely from the program used to screen capture the video from a different page. Since the full video shows the drone's po...Jump to post
A quick look at some map apps shows that the drone took off from the parking lot in front of Aquabike fitness, 1575 Galleria Drive in Henderson. There are virtually no cars there, so has N210FR landed at LAS at times when there is likely to be no visitors at Aquabike and still daylight? Aquabike is...Jump to post
Full video without the pixelation is here:
https://www.geekwire.com/2018/watch-dro ... ger-plane/
The pixelation we see in the OP is likely from the program used to screen capture the video from a different page.