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by 32andBelow
Wed Jan 16, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G4 starting BLI-ANC
Replies: 24
Views: 1389

Re: Allegiant (G4) to start BLI-ANC

CLTRampRat wrote:
How long of a flight is that?
I’ve spent my fair share of time in the back of Allegiant ‘buses. Not bad for a short hop, anything longer though and it gets a bit uncomfortable.

3-3.5

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by 32andBelow
Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G4 starting BLI-ANC
Replies: 24
Views: 1389

Re: Allegiant (G4) to start BLI-ANC

Lol their marketing material talks about northern lights and the route is summer seasonal b

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by 32andBelow
Tue Jan 15, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A220 Delta Launch May Be Delayed
Replies: 9
Views: 3219

Re: A220 Delta Launch May Be Delayed

Seems like a certainty at this point doesn’t it.

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by 32andBelow
Sun Jan 13, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 1/13/2019:AS Suspends KOA-PDX;F9 Drops SAN-IND/MCO,LAS-MEM,IAH-RDU;UA Suspends EYW-ORD,IAH-PBI
Replies: 75
Views: 11297

Re: OAG Changes 1/13/2019:AS Suspends KOA-PDX;F9 Drops SAN-IND/MCO,LAS-MEM,IAH-RDU;UA Suspends EYW-ORD,IAH-PBI

7H is quickly consolidating service with KS. The combined carrier is now operated less combined flights to Bristol bay then KS was alone. They also have began laying off KS staff.

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by 32andBelow
Fri Jan 11, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How far away are we from direct routings
Replies: 31
Views: 3546

Re: How far away are we from direct routings

Technically, in the future we will need less controllers. Technology should be able to space, route, and communicate automatically. Technically you should be able to take off from San Francisco today and route direct New York. No doubt it will eventually happen. We already have less controllers tha...

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by 32andBelow
Fri Jan 11, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How far away are we from direct routings
Replies: 31
Views: 3546

Re: How far away are we from direct routings

That's why ATC uses even flight levels one way and odd flight levels the other way. Out of my head it was even flight levels heading east and south and odd flight levels heading west and north. Not really sure about that, so correct me if I'm wrong. Normally it's even levels going west, uneven goin...

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by 32andBelow
Fri Jan 11, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How far away are we from direct routings
Replies: 31
Views: 3546

Re: How far away are we from direct routings

That's why ATC uses even flight levels one way and odd flight levels the other way. Out of my head it was even flight levels heading east and south and odd flight levels heading west and north. Not really sure about that, so correct me if I'm wrong. You are probably right, but the point is specific...

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by 32andBelow
Fri Jan 11, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How far away are we from direct routings
Replies: 31
Views: 3546

Re: How far away are we from direct routings

Given today's TCAS and RNAV technology, how far away are we from "Cleared takeoff, route direct to destination".... Please don't say it will never happen.......it will one day. VOR'S and airways will, one day, become a thing of the past. In UK terms, some of the routings in and out of BHX...

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by 32andBelow
Mon Jan 07, 2019 12:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 5+ Hour delays into SFO
Replies: 86
Views: 14786

Re: 5+ Hour delays into SFO

I doubt ATC is breaking their dicks to increase the capacity either. Working for free and all.

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by 32andBelow
Sun Jan 06, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Silver airways new fleet?
Replies: 21
Views: 3171

Re: Silver airways new fleet?

It takes so long for a small airline to get a new plane on their certificate.

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by 32andBelow
Sun Jan 06, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Silver airways new fleet?
Replies: 21
Views: 3171

Re: Silver airways new fleet?

Blueknows wrote:
Via airlines

What would that guy them?

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by 32andBelow
Thu Jan 03, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern Airlines (2D) eyes scheduled service & freighters
Replies: 13
Views: 3370

Re: Eastern Airlines (2D) eyes scheduled service & freighters

While the aircraft may be new, they don’t have the best safety record. Their B767-200 (N604KW) was supposed to bring the SU football team to the camping world bowl, but it broke down and was stuck in SYR for almost over a week. They had to fly their B767-300 in to get the team. n airplane going tec...

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by 32andBelow
Wed Jan 02, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: California Pacific Airlines has a start date! November 1st
Replies: 324
Views: 57693

Re: Updated: California Pacific Airlines has a start date! November 1st

Had a colleague who was jumpseating at SJC and watched their flight board - said he counted 4 passengers! Recently? That’s not good. I flew 6 flights with them around 2 weeks ago as media flights: SJC-CLD-RNO-CLD-AZA-CLD-SJC. My 6 flights had a combined total of 44 passengers, including me. That's ...

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by 32andBelow
Mon Dec 31, 2018 11:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dancing Ramp Worker
Replies: 3
Views: 723

Re: Dancing Ramp Worker

In before someone says he should be fired

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by 32andBelow
Sun Dec 30, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/30/2018:DL Drops LAX-SAL and SEA-YEG;SY Adds PDX-HNL;UA EWR-POS to Daily,HDN-IAH Dropped for Summer
Replies: 103
Views: 13072

Re: OAG Changes 12/30/2018:DL Drops LAX-SAL and SEA-YEG;SY Adds PDX-HNL;UA EWR-POS to Daily,HDN-IAH Dropped for Summer

Can anyone venture on why DL cut LAX-SAL since every time I've taken that flight, it's always been full. I highly doubt it's JV venture with AM. :old: Airline rule # 1: Full plane doesn't mean its a profitable flight DL probably dropped route for the same reasons AA and UA did in the past -- lack o...

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by 32andBelow
Sat Dec 29, 2018 2:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: California Pacific Cancels All Flights for 2nd Straight Day
Replies: 82
Views: 18414

Re: California Pacific Cancels All Flights for 2nd Straight Day

It would seem to me that if you had a type rating in a regional jet finding a new job should be fairly easy. I wonder if they had problems cashing thier checks? Having a type rating is totally not a thing to get hired in the USA. If you have the hours and licenses you’ll get hired by any regionally...

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by 32andBelow
Thu Dec 27, 2018 7:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Horizon Air reactivates retired Q400s
Replies: 81
Views: 16319

Re: Horizon Air reactivates retired Q400s

It's dangerous to make all encompassing statements. For the type of aircraft it is, I have found the 400 to a comfortable, economical, and an efficient regional ride. If you want to talk about passenger "dislike", then let's talk about the Metroliner. The metroliner is retired as the q400...

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by 32andBelow
Thu Dec 27, 2018 6:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Horizon Air reactivates retired Q400s
Replies: 81
Views: 16319

Re: Horizon Air reactivates retired Q400s

Good, the Q400 is a great plane. By what standard? It’s disliked by passengers, flight crews, and maintenance alike. It's dangerous to make all encompassing statements. For the type of aircraft it is, I have found the 400 to a comfortable, economical, and an efficient regional ride. If you want to ...

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by 32andBelow
Wed Dec 26, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 128 diverts to SYA (Shemya, Alaska)
Replies: 79
Views: 20228

Re: DL 128 diverts to SYA (Shemya, Alaska)

Does SYA have refueling capabilities? I'd assume the original flight will need additional fuel to make it back (unless they land at ANC to refuel). I believe the 767 would be able to tanker the fuel for SEA-SYA-SEA, especially given the ferry load on the way out. Yes they have fuel. Military airpla...

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by 32andBelow
Wed Dec 26, 2018 7:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Horizon Air reactivates retired Q400s
Replies: 81
Views: 16319

Re: Horizon Air reactivates retired Q400s

People need to get over what? The fact is that the Q is in their fleet. They aren’t going to just ground them because they aren’t the latest and greatest. People bemoan the dreaded CR2 yet scores continue to ply the skies everyday. But for a nervous flier a Cr2 is going to b a better ride than a q4...

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by 32andBelow
Wed Dec 26, 2018 12:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Horizon Air reactivates retired Q400s
Replies: 81
Views: 16319

Re: Horizon Air reactivates retired Q400s

I think if all the folks who grumble about Q400s and CR2s had been around when they were introduced, they would have praised them the way they praise E175s today. The original CRJ-100s (introduced 27 years ago!) were a great upgrade over the POS Saab 340s. Q400s are just outclassed from a customer ...

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by 32andBelow
Tue Dec 25, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 128 diverts to SYA (Shemya, Alaska)
Replies: 79
Views: 20228

Re: DL 128 diverts to SYA (Shemya, Alaska)

I’m guessing checklist said land at closest airport and Shemya was closest airport. Cold bay would have been better than either as it has six Day a week commercial service

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by 32andBelow
Tue Dec 25, 2018 7:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Horizon Air reactivates retired Q400s
Replies: 81
Views: 16319

Re: Horizon Air reactivates retired Q400s

I’ve never flown on a Q400, and see no reason they’d be a problem for AS if kept on shorter routes, but I do miss the spotting at SEA in the 80’s with the Metros, F27s and F28s. Really? You have never flown on a Q400? I have flown on the Q400 on short flights between SEA and PDX. And I have flown o...

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by 32andBelow
Mon Dec 24, 2018 10:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 128 diverts to SYA (Shemya, Alaska)
Replies: 79
Views: 20228

Re: DL 128 diverts to SYA (Shemya, Alaska)

I wonder what accommodations are going to be like? Since it's a sparsely-populated area, probably some gym with lots of cots? Also wonder what everyone is doing for entertainment while waiting! Interesting place for a divert, that's for sure! Probably a lot better than a lot of places like in Easte...

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by 32andBelow
Mon Dec 24, 2018 10:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: In Memoriam, Airlines we lost in 2018
Replies: 19
Views: 5165

Re: In Memoriam, Airlines we lost in 2018

Penair is effectively gone

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by 32andBelow
Mon Dec 24, 2018 5:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/23/2018:9X Adds PBI-TPA;AA Drops AMA-PHX;AS Drops MKE-PDX;DL Adds BOS-CLE
Replies: 80
Views: 11491

Re: OAG Changes 12/23/2018:9X Adds PBI-TPA;AA Drops AMA-PHX;AS Drops MKE-PDX;DL Adds BOS-CLE

SY had double daily last summer if I remember right, and on certain days it was also three daily with a red-eye. I see they are also expanding into September though. I can't believe how big the MSP-ANC market is. I actually know a pilot that works for SY that ONLY flew MSP-ANC-MSP, for the whole su...

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by 32andBelow
Mon Dec 24, 2018 4:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The solution to drone safety issues
Replies: 64
Views: 5850

Re: The solution to drone safety issues

You realize ILS and ATC use tons of different frequencies right? Was to risk to stop drones which frankly as a minimal risk. Flicks of birds are a much higher risk.

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by 32andBelow
Mon Dec 24, 2018 4:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/23/2018:9X Adds PBI-TPA;AA Drops AMA-PHX;AS Drops MKE-PDX;DL Adds BOS-CLE
Replies: 80
Views: 11491

Re: OAG Changes 12/23/2018:9X Adds PBI-TPA;AA Drops AMA-PHX;AS Drops MKE-PDX;DL Adds BOS-CLE

Well if AS had only 1 PDX-ORD and 1 PDX-MKE per day, I would make it 2 & 0 too. One wonders if it is only a matter of time before AS pulls out of MKE entirely. One daily flight to SEA doesn't seem worth the effort for AS. SY ANC-MSP JUL 0>1.9[1.7] AUG 0>1.9[1.4] SEP 0>1.9[0.1] I thought this de...

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by 32andBelow
Sat Dec 22, 2018 7:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS expands presence at DAL
Replies: 146
Views: 17914

Re: AS expands presence at DAL

No complaints. The e175 is the absolute most comfortable plane in the AS fleet

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by 32andBelow
Fri Dec 21, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gatwick drone closures
Replies: 547
Views: 67960

Re: Gatwick closed because of 2 drones

Omg we don’t shut airports for birds.

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by 32andBelow
Fri Dec 21, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Future Of Hawaiian Inter-Island Travel
Replies: 145
Views: 20127

Re: The Future Of Hawaiian Inter-Island Travel

I am unsure if this has been mentioned, ITO is now on the list of cities WN plans to serve in Hawaii, not sure if it's only Inter-Island or if there will be non-stop mainland flights. Every whisper I'm hearing is consistent. Lots of "round robin" type flights to maximize loads and also of...

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by 32andBelow
Fri Dec 21, 2018 3:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Horizon Air reactivates retired Q400s
Replies: 81
Views: 16319

Re: Horizon Air reactivates retired Q400s

Just take the 100 e2s Skywest has on order! I would think the a320s could cover a lot since they’ve really trimmed back the VX network.

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by 32andBelow
Mon Dec 17, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian 737 Max Diverts to Shiraz, Iran
Replies: 178
Views: 41041

Re: Norweigan 737 Max Diverts to Shiraz, Iran

https://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/sanctions/Programs/pages/iran.aspx If the aircraft is unairworthy without a part and such parts cannot be obtained or repaired otherwise, I guess they (or their maintenance contractor) might try to get such a license for this particular case, for the particu...

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by 32andBelow
Sun Dec 16, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Source: Wow to End Los Angeles and DEL/SFO/YVR/MCO in January 2019
Replies: 66
Views: 9990

Re: Source: Wow to End Los Angeles and Delhi in January 2019

Btw, they're having a huge -50% OFF ticket sales if you book a flight this winter. I've tried it from CDG to US/Canada, I guess it should be the case for other routes What if they go under? Read “Splash of Colors” about braniff... Same strategy of putting bodies in seats to keep cash flowing in for...

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by 32andBelow
Sun Dec 16, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian 737 Max Diverts to Shiraz, Iran
Replies: 178
Views: 41041

Re: Norweigan 737 Max Diverts to Shiraz, Iran

I don't see why the part would require an OFAC license. It is a Norwegian-flagged aircraft in the fleet of a non-Iranian legal entity. The ban not only includes named Iranian operators, but Iran as a whole. And also includes export of testing / diagnostic equipment, and trained technicians and tech...

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by 32andBelow
Sun Dec 16, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian 737 Max Diverts to Shiraz, Iran
Replies: 178
Views: 41041

Re: Norweigan 737 Max Diverts to Shiraz, Iran

Section 560.528 of the ITR provides that specific licenses may be issued, on a case-bycase basis, for the exportation and reexportation of goods, services and technology to insure the safety of civil aviation and safe operation of U.S.-origin commercial passenger aircraft. https://www.treasury.gov/...

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by 32andBelow
Sun Dec 16, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA and FAI
Replies: 25
Views: 4133

Re: AA and FAI

Omg who cares about FAILAX let’s talk more about this 787. Are they gonna be able to work it off the end of the b Concorse or are they gonna have to park it at north. And is a -8 or a -9?

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by 32andBelow
Sun Dec 16, 2018 9:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA and FAI
Replies: 25
Views: 4133

Re: AA and FAI

Wow o wow they uograded DFWANC to a 787? When?

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by 32andBelow
Sat Dec 15, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do VX employees like working for AS?
Replies: 67
Views: 12520

Re: Are VX employees liking working for AS

All good companies have strong social media policies aimed at protecting the company. Remember what that gate agent did at WN, mocking the little girl's name? There's a reason these policies usually state something along the lines of "any conduct that's detrimental to the company, our customer...

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by 32andBelow
Sat Dec 15, 2018 7:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do VX employees like working for AS?
Replies: 67
Views: 12520

Re: Are VX employees liking working for AS

Back to the micromanagement, AAG has been a bit aggressive on the social media front and posts by staff. All good companies have strong social media policies aimed at protecting the company. Remember what that gate agent did at WN, mocking the little girl's name? There's a reason these policies usu...

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by 32andBelow
Sat Dec 15, 2018 5:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do VX employees like working for AS?
Replies: 67
Views: 12520

Re: Are VX employees liking working for AS

The VX team worked for VX for a reason, it wasn't necessarily the same reason one would apply at American, Delta, United, etc. The culture was a big driver, but also because VX was a disruptor and people were proud of that. While AS is a good company, and stands out among the rest for being somewha...

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by 32andBelow
Thu Dec 13, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Earthquake in Anchorage (PANC)
Replies: 39
Views: 8633

Re: Earthquake in Anchorage (PANC)

Should be noted anchorage center isbjdut a couple miles away and is responsible for a gigantic piece of airspace and kept operating uninterrupted.

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by 32andBelow
Thu Dec 13, 2018 2:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: California Pacific Cancels All Flights for 2nd Straight Day
Replies: 82
Views: 18414

Re: California Pacific Cancels All Flights for 2nd Straight Day

being unreliable might put a fork in this airline. I live near Sacramento, there's a possibility I will need to travel to San Diego for work next year, and my company's facilities in the San Diego area are closer to CLD than to SAN. So it their planned SMF service ever comes to fruition I'd kind of...

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by 32andBelow
Wed Dec 12, 2018 11:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LY Announces TLV-LAS
Replies: 57
Views: 9927

Re: LY Announces TLV-LAS

So LY has to set up their special security for 1 flight a week?

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by 32andBelow
Mon Dec 10, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Did the 737 MAX go one step too far?
Replies: 232
Views: 31731

Re: Did the 737 MAX go one step too far?

What problem? some Indonesians crashed there 50th brand new 737 into the ocean?

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by 32andBelow
Sat Dec 08, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NCAA basketball game canceled due to charter pilot not wanting to land in rain
Replies: 44
Views: 7746

Re: NCAA basketball game canceled due to charter pilot not wanting to land in rain

So did via just fly them to another airport within driving distance? That’s what I would have done if I was in the charter department of that airline.

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by 32andBelow
Sat Dec 08, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are Shared Ownership Private Jets Hurting 1st Class Airline Sales?
Replies: 70
Views: 8689

Re: Are Shared Ownership Private Jets Hurting 1st Class Airline Sales?

I was in business of peddling bizjets. Most owners of large-cabin planes the cost of buying and ownership is proportionally less than the cars are for the pilots. For a private equity person making $100 million per year, the $5 million for personal transport isn’t a big deal-I spend more than 5% of...

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by 32andBelow
Fri Dec 07, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Had the Most On-Time Performances in North America Again
Replies: 68
Views: 7734

Re: Spirit Had the Most On-Time Performances in North America Again

Spirit flights board so fast cus there’s very few roller bags.

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by 32andBelow
Tue Dec 04, 2018 7:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Icelandair fancy landing @LHR [video]
Replies: 17
Views: 6525

Re: Icelandair fancy landing @LHR [video]

He freaking bounced bruh

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by 32andBelow
Sun Dec 02, 2018 6:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are airlines ready for the next economic downturn?
Replies: 20
Views: 3579

Re: Are airlines ready for the next economic downturn?

Yes all the airline network departments are very very good at matching capacity to demand now. They really shouldn’t ever had to run unprofitable flights. It’ll just come down to how many planes will be parked. With the current pilot situation I don’t think one pilot will be furloughed ever again

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