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by OneSexyL1011
Fri Mar 17, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seat Law coming?
Replies: 119
Views: 13557

Re: SEAT Law coming?

I agree 100% and I work for for a major US airline.

It has become worse and worse over time. The airlines aren't going to stop if they can get away with it. I may be an employee, but I am still a human being for Christ sake.

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by OneSexyL1011
Fri Mar 17, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Proposed Essential Air Service elimination
Replies: 160
Views: 11099

Re: Proposed Essential Air Service elimination

I am all for keeping SOME EAS markets (Alaska being a prime example.) However, a major review and overhaul is needed to be done. Some states have multiple cities with EAS service. The UP of Michigan for example doesn't need service to CMX, SAW, IMT, ESC and SSM.(if you count SSM, could be Canada) Y...

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by OneSexyL1011
Thu Mar 16, 2017 3:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Proposed Essential Air Service elimination
Replies: 160
Views: 11099

Re: Proposed Essential Air Service elimination

I am all for keeping SOME EAS markets (Alaska being a prime example.) However, a major review and overhaul is needed to be done. Some states have multiple cities with EAS service. The UP of Michigan for example doesn't need service to CMX, SAW, IMT, ESC and SSM.(if you count SSM, could be Canada) Yo...

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by OneSexyL1011
Tue Mar 07, 2017 7:46 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Announcement: Airliners.net has been acquired by VerticalScope
Replies: 288
Views: 33003

Re: Announcement: Airliners.net has been acquired by VerticalScope

I take this news as nothing more than bad news. I am sorry, but 2 other major forums I am apart of (or should I say, was) were bought and taken over by VS. Today? It was ran into the ground and they are all but ghost towns. These were major traffic sports forums that had at its peak, thousands of po...

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by OneSexyL1011
Sat Feb 18, 2017 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Comac ARJ21 Enters Service
Replies: 50
Views: 11872

Re: Comac ARJ21 Enters Service

I doubt this thing will ever fly in any western "modern" country.

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by OneSexyL1011
Sat Jan 14, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA A350's
Replies: 194
Views: 28510

Re: UA A350's

I am still betting the A350's never come on property. Thats the general sentiment here at UA. Whether they get deferred, substituted for A321's or just outright canceled I just dont see them here. Things are just....silent. No hype, no anticipation, no marketing.... nothing. Everyone views it as a b...

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by OneSexyL1011
Wed Jan 11, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA accelerates 747-400 retirement
Replies: 138
Views: 20455

Re: UA accelerates 747-400 retirement

Nooooo!!!!!! I was going to try and get on one in March of 2018 for the last time!! Super sad. In April of this year, I need to go to Madrid from Des Moines. Does anybody know what routes 747 are flying to Europe from EWR, IAD or ORD that I could use to connect to Madrid? I tried to fly a 747 a yea...

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by OneSexyL1011
Wed Jan 04, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United flight diverted following a ‘racist rant’ and abuse by passenger
Replies: 85
Views: 10074

Re: United flight diverted following a ‘racist rant’ and abuse by passenger

Looking at Flightaware and the route, instead of turning back for 3 hours to AKL, they were probably only 4 hours from HNL. Why didn't the pilot just divert to there and then all the crew wouldn't have exceed crew rest requirements and passengers could have gotten home with a shorter delay. Seems l...

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by OneSexyL1011
Wed Jan 04, 2017 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 219 ORDHNL Diversion 1/3/17
Replies: 8
Views: 3050

Re: UA 219 ORDHNL Diversion 1/3/17

Routed that way for head-wind avoidance.

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by OneSexyL1011
Thu Dec 08, 2016 4:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 737s In Asia
Replies: 21
Views: 4344

Re: United 737s In Asia

Do UA still fly CNS-GUM? I always wanted to fly the route. I assume UA has a GUN base for tech and cabin crew? Seems like it would be senior as little movement in or out? No, that route was discontinued sometime last year (I could be off on the year) FA's are somewhat senior, as are the pilots. A l...

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by OneSexyL1011
Mon Dec 05, 2016 5:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 747-300 vs 747-400
Replies: 42
Views: 11118

Re: 747-300 vs 747-400

JAL likely remembered as only airline to most 747 variants in their fleet except for -8 and -SP. 747-100 747-200 747-200SR and SUD 747-300 747-400 747-400D (domestic). cargo 747-100F 747-200F 747-400F I truly iconic pair together. 747 and JAL will go down in history as one of the most iconic pairin...

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by OneSexyL1011
Sat Dec 03, 2016 12:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA considering converting some of its A35K order to A359 and/or A330
Replies: 275
Views: 31040

Re: UA considering converting A35K order to A359 and/or A330

This is just my personal opinion rant based on my general observations internally here at UA. I have always doubted and I still doubt the A350 will ever fly under United Airlines. Let's just hurry up and get this thing over with and just cancel the order already. The order was placed originally by ...

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by OneSexyL1011
Sat Dec 03, 2016 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA considering converting some of its A35K order to A359 and/or A330
Replies: 275
Views: 31040

Re: UA considering converting A35K order to A359 and/or A330

Some info regarding the A350s Apparently doesn't have appropriate crew rest facilities to comply with the contract and 117 rules. No fixes from Airbus so pilots can't fly any augmented flying in the A350. So changes could be coming eliminating the A350 order. Why wasn't this an issue when the order...

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by OneSexyL1011
Fri Dec 02, 2016 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA considering converting some of its A35K order to A359 and/or A330
Replies: 275
Views: 31040

Re: UA considering converting A35K order to A359 and/or A330

This is just my personal opinion rant based on my general observations internally here at UA. I have always doubted and I still doubt the A350 will ever fly under United Airlines. Let's just hurry up and get this thing over with and just cancel the order already. The order was placed originally by a...

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by OneSexyL1011
Wed Nov 30, 2016 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA considering converting some of its A35K order to A359 and/or A330
Replies: 275
Views: 31040

Re: UA Airbus Order

I wouldnt be surprised if the want to drop out of the A350 entirely. Can they though? Thats the 12.4 billion dollar question.

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by OneSexyL1011
Wed Nov 30, 2016 9:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAMIA RJ85 crashes in Colombia
Replies: 517
Views: 120161

Re: BREAKING: Plane missing in Colombia

Avro 146 going from Bolivia to Rio Negro.... Thats near the limit of the aircraft distance wise, then you factor in high altitude airfield take off performance out of Bolivia, with a full passenger load + equipment and bags? Yeah, no way that plane was carrying all the fuel in order to keep the ful...

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by OneSexyL1011
Wed Nov 30, 2016 9:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Suspends IAH-MUC
Replies: 41
Views: 9176

Re: United Suspends IAH-MUC

This route right now is on the wrong equipment type. It needs to go to a 788 if they want to still keep the 763 capacity. The 763 is always leaving at or near max take off and is weight restricted out of MUC almost daily. Its just too long of a leg to carry pax and cargo for the 763. Especially in ...

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by OneSexyL1011
Tue Nov 29, 2016 9:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Suspends IAH-MUC
Replies: 41
Views: 9176

Re: United Suspends IAH-MUC

This route right now is on the wrong equipment type. It needs to go to a 788 if they want to still keep the 763 capacity. The 763 is always leaving at or near max take off and is weight restricted out of MUC almost daily. Its just too long of a leg to carry pax and cargo for the 763. Especially in t...

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by OneSexyL1011
Tue Nov 29, 2016 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAMIA RJ85 crashes in Colombia
Replies: 517
Views: 120161

Re: BREAKING: Plane missing in Colombia

Avro 146 going from Bolivia to Rio Negro.... Thats near the limit of the aircraft distance wise, then you factor in high altitude airfield take off performance out of Bolivia, with a full passenger load + equipment and bags? Yeah, no way that plane was carrying all the fuel in order to keep the full...

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by OneSexyL1011
Tue Nov 08, 2016 7:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Concorde question
Replies: 30
Views: 5203

Re: Concorde question

Quick question. When Concorde was flying the TATL route and their tracks crossed over the NAT tracks for the day, would the all the flying aircraft and passengers below on the NATs at FL390 and below hear the sonic boom regularly above them? NATs are variable and change latitude depending on winds s...

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by OneSexyL1011
Tue Oct 25, 2016 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United breaks ground on new IAH Mtc Facility
Replies: 16
Views: 1663

Re: United breaks ground on new IAH Mtc Facility

"But but but but UA us downsizing and leaving IAH because of bad oil!" -A.Net crew

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by OneSexyL1011
Sun Oct 23, 2016 7:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Sun Country in a league of its own?
Replies: 56
Views: 8651

Re: Is Sun Country in a league of its own?

Amazing company and airline. Most importantly, amazing people. I always try to fly them when I can

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by OneSexyL1011
Tue Oct 04, 2016 11:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA consolidating 763 Fleet @ EWR/764’s at IAD
Replies: 45
Views: 9564

Re: UA consolidating 763 Fleet @ EWR/764’s at IAD

It has been announced internally... Where and when? I don't remember seeing anything unless it came out within the last 2 weeks (been on vacation) I am actually curious when this was officially announced It has absolutely been announced, perhaps not to your work group? At least one major work group...

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by OneSexyL1011
Tue Oct 04, 2016 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA consolidating 763 Fleet @ EWR/764’s at IAD
Replies: 45
Views: 9564

Re: UA consolidating 763 Fleet @ EWR/764’s at IAD

Until something is announced and said internally I am not buying it. The fleet gets moved around and optimized on an as needed basis. The winter months are approaching so you're going to see a lot of 767 flying on the TATL side. It has been announced internally... Where and when? I don't remember s...

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by OneSexyL1011
Mon Oct 03, 2016 1:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA left JFK a year ago!
Replies: 27
Views: 6658

Re: UA left JFK a year ago!

I remember all the outcry and uproar regarding the move out of JFK from both enthusiasts and employees.

Its been a year and life really hasn't changed for the worse and in hindsight it was the better option to do. Life goes on.

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by OneSexyL1011
Mon Oct 03, 2016 1:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA consolidating 763 Fleet @ EWR/764’s at IAD
Replies: 45
Views: 9564

Re: UA consolidating 763 Fleet @ EWR/764’s at IAD

Until something is announced and said internally I am not buying it. The fleet gets moved around and optimized on an as needed basis. The winter months are approaching so you're going to see a lot of 767 flying on the TATL side.

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by OneSexyL1011
Tue Sep 27, 2016 4:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX Retire Pax 744's This Week
Replies: 37
Views: 7865

Re: CX Retire Pax 744's This Week

Damn, this is very sad. The airline was associated with the 747 for so many years. Its one of the few that the airplane and airline were meant to be with eachother. Crazy how in the next 5-10 years almost all the passenger 744's will be completely gone.

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by OneSexyL1011
Sun Sep 25, 2016 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 77W SFO routes
Replies: 56
Views: 12478

Re: UA 77W SFO routes

Until the A350 is on property I will still hold off on it, though thats only my speculation and opinion. We still hear once a while about the A350 but not as much as previously with the 787 and 77W. Its been ordered, but very quiet. Its weird... Now dont start speculating this or that, it just would...

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by OneSexyL1011
Sat Sep 24, 2016 6:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 77W SFO routes
Replies: 56
Views: 12478

Re: UA 77W SFO routes

tacobell101 wrote:
When will united see its first 777W? If I don't mind asking

End of December of this year

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by OneSexyL1011
Sat Sep 24, 2016 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 77W SFO routes
Replies: 56
Views: 12478

Re: UA 77W SFO routes

Bid packages are being produced right now and they all involve EWR at the moment. Not saying the plane wont be ever cycled through SFO, but my money is EWR-HKG and EWR-BOM will be the first regular routes. Will they see SFO? Sure. Remember, the 744's are not going to be gone once the first 77W gets ...

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by OneSexyL1011
Mon Sep 19, 2016 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New UA 737-700s and ETOPS
Replies: 27
Views: 7721

Re: New UA 737-700s and ETOPS

Not the whole correct story, sorry. Misinformation about the ex-COPA birds, two are ETOPS rated with the other 2 soon to follow. False. Until the opspecs get updated, the data loaded into unimatic and SEPTRE and the sabre flight planning restrictions get removed I am correct. They may have the docu...

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by OneSexyL1011
Sun Sep 18, 2016 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New UA 737-700s and ETOPS
Replies: 27
Views: 7721

Re: New UA 737-700s and ETOPS

Lots of misinformation here. This is what it is: All 737-700's EXCEPT ship 751, 752, 754 (Copa birds) are ETOPS 180 certified and over water capable. Ship 753 is ETOPS 180 and over water capable thus being the only ex-copa bird capable. All 737-800's are ETOPS 180 and over water capable All 737-900 ...

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by OneSexyL1011
Thu Sep 01, 2016 3:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA880 (N657US) Shannon Turbulence Diversion.
Replies: 16
Views: 4508

Re: UA880 (N657US) Shannon Turbulence Diversion.

I believe there will be hundreds of flights that crossed atlantic on the same track. Why are the pilots not cautious about such a turbulence? Probably they are also just waking up as the passengers are. Just a ridiculous and asinine comment. Yeah, they knew about the turbulence and did absolutely n...

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by OneSexyL1011
Tue Aug 23, 2016 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AAL to retire 20 MD-80's on 23rd August 2016
Replies: 125
Views: 19879

Re: AAL to retire 20 MD-80's on 23rd August 2016

Just a couple pics I saw online posted in the DC9 Facebook group a few mins ago.... (not my photos)

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by OneSexyL1011
Thu Aug 18, 2016 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA to launch Key West - EWR, ORD
Replies: 65
Views: 9325

Re: UA to launch Key West - EWR, ORD

What fuel quantity did you use? Max fuel in 46,000 pounds however a flight to Chicago would need no where near this. Even using 30,000 pounds of gas would give you approximately 5 hours of flight time for the burn, plus alternate, plus reserve. Just ran some numbers. These vary by +/- 500'ish lbs d...

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by OneSexyL1011
Thu Aug 18, 2016 8:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA to launch Key West - EWR, ORD
Replies: 65
Views: 9325

Re: UA to launch Key West - EWR, ORD

Just ran some numbers. These vary by +/- 500'ish lbs depending on which aircraft is used. (Older engines, empty weight differences...etc) Zero wind Bleeds (packs) OFF Optimum flap setting 29c temperature 29.92 altimeter 737-700 (tried out 10 of our models) Nets an average max take off weight of abou...

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by OneSexyL1011
Wed Aug 03, 2016 5:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How is UA 1/2 (SFO-SIN-SFO) doing?
Replies: 24
Views: 6772

Re: How is UA 1/2 (SFO-SIN-SFO) doing?

b747400erf wrote:
Do the UA 787's have 180 or 210 etops? That's impressive almost max weight going westbound.


180 right now, 207+ might be coming soon last I heard.

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by OneSexyL1011
Wed Aug 03, 2016 5:34 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: REWARDS OR COMPENSATION FOR INFLIGHT MEDICAL EMERGENCIES:
Replies: 22
Views: 4280

Re: REWARDS OR COMPENSATION FOR INFLIGHT MEDICAL EMERGENCIES:

Yes, and generally it is verified by MedLink. Not once in my 10+ years and 100's of medical phone patches have I ever had a Medlink verify a Dr. or nurses credentials. Interesting. It is required in our procedures and I have always done it. Hmm. Welp, different carriers must require different proce...

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by OneSexyL1011
Wed Aug 03, 2016 5:31 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: The Black Cockpit Windows Of The A350
Replies: 47
Views: 31896

Re: The Black Cockpit Windows Of The A350

Yeah I am going to go with the without sunglasses look.

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by OneSexyL1011
Wed Aug 03, 2016 5:24 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: United GE vs PW 772ERs?
Replies: 5
Views: 1940

Re: United GE vs PW 772ERs?

just some of the -224ER routes:
IAH-GIG
EWR-HKG
EWR-BOM
EWR-DEL
EWR-TEL
EWR-PVG
EWR-PEK
IAH-AMS
IAH-FRA
IAH-NRT
EWR-LAX-EWR

Thats all I can remember off hand that is currently active.I might be missing one route there but that should be all of the almost.

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by OneSexyL1011
Wed Aug 03, 2016 5:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Will The Last AA MD-80 Routes Be?
Replies: 51
Views: 7396

Re: What Will The Last AA MD-80 Routes Be?

I am thinking it will be something out of DFW to lets say IAH or ORD or something. I don't think its going to be anything crazy long to be honest.

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by OneSexyL1011
Wed Aug 03, 2016 5:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAH-JFK flights?
Replies: 43
Views: 3846

Re: IAH-JFK flights?

Its simple. INTL traffic gets routed via EWR and NYC destination traffic gets routed to LGA. There really is no need for an IAH-JFK route unless it is out of hobby on a non-UA carrier. EWR is too dominant of a hub to IAH's largest carrier, UA

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by OneSexyL1011
Wed Aug 03, 2016 5:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How is UA 1/2 (SFO-SIN-SFO) doing?
Replies: 24
Views: 6772

Re: How is UA 1/2 (SFO-SIN-SFO) doing?

From the loads that I have seen, this flight nearly departs 90% full every single day except any major holidays. As far as yields I do not know but there is no reason the think otherwise that we are minting money on this route.

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by OneSexyL1011
Wed Aug 03, 2016 5:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How did MSP take a backseat to DTW after the NW merger?
Replies: 42
Views: 6024

Re: How did MSP take a backseat to DTW after the NW merger?

I do not specifically know the answer to your question, but at times IAH is/was bigger and busier than ORD as far as UA goes post CO/UA merger. Within the company we consider the two 1a and 1b depending on what time of year we are looking at. They bounce back and forth.

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by OneSexyL1011
Sun Jul 31, 2016 5:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "old" Airbus A318s... where are they?
Replies: 21
Views: 6108

Re: "old" Airbus A318s... where are they?

Crazy to think planes as young as the F9 birds were put to the chopper. Have any 737-600's been chopped up?

Those baby buses must have been worthless on the market as a whole.

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by OneSexyL1011
Sun Jul 31, 2016 5:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 772 inbound to OGG??
Replies: 10
Views: 2380

Re: UA 772 inbound to OGG??

That flight does ORD-OGG-ORD every Saturday, then Thursday-Sunday during semi-peak times, then it goes daily during maximum peak times. There is no OGG-HNL-ORD leg anymore.

This flight has operated like this for a couple of years now.

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by OneSexyL1011
Wed Jul 27, 2016 11:51 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: REWARDS OR COMPENSATION FOR INFLIGHT MEDICAL EMERGENCIES:
Replies: 22
Views: 4280

Re: REWARDS OR COMPENSATION FOR INFLIGHT MEDICAL EMERGENCIES:

I need to find out what is the current policy and practice among airlines regarding passengers who assist in an inflight medical emergency. 1. Do airlines compensate, or reward passengers who assist? Or are they simply given a thank-you-letter? a. is the reward commonly in the form of airline miles...

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by OneSexyL1011
Wed Jul 13, 2016 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA IAH- MUC to be up gauged to 772.
Replies: 30
Views: 5182

Re: UA IAH- MUC to be up gauged to 772.

It is most likely because the MUC-IAH flight west bound is always planned to max TOW on the 763. That flight is close or weight restricted almost every flight. Upgrading to a 777 would allow them to add additional pax and cargo without the risk of a restriction seeing as the demand is now there. Pro...

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by OneSexyL1011
Tue Jul 05, 2016 5:13 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: On-board stairs boeing 737-800
Replies: 24
Views: 4345

Re: On-board stairs boeing 737-800

I know some of SY (Sun Country) 737-800's had the installed airstairs option. I do not remember which tail numbers specifically as its been years since I last worked there. When I was there I think 3 or 4 of them had them. Great for charter flights that didn't have adequate handling equipment.

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