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by santi319
Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA to Start London Heathrow to Charleston, SC
Replies: 235
Views: 21085

Re: BA to Start London Heathrow to Charleston, SC

Nice! A Brexit followers express indeed!! CHS has grown loads in the recent years!

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by santi319
Thu Oct 18, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EW and SN to merge by end-2020
Replies: 43
Views: 11280

Re: EW and SN to merge by end-2020

OMG people here on a-net really are d-bags eh?? SN may need to be swallowed by LH to survive, but this can be a huge opportunity for someone to start a new Brussels-based carrier. With everyone in Europe pretty much on IAG, AF/KLM or LH, competition will be diluted and you can totally base a new air...

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by santi319
Wed Oct 17, 2018 11:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico axes MEX-BOS/PDX/IAD + MTY-LAS + GDL-SJC
Replies: 44
Views: 5521

Re: Aeromexico axes MEX-BOS/PDX/IAD + MTY-LAS + GDL-SJC

B6 also reduced MCO/FLL-MEX.... whats going on at MEX too much competition?

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by santi319
Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:48 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Future Air Canada International routes
Replies: 28
Views: 3216

Re: Future Air Canada International routes

I am very shocked they dont serve GDL and MTY, surely the numbers can’t be worse than smaller American cities like MCI or SMF?

Specially GDL, its a huge hole in their network.

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by santi319
Mon Oct 15, 2018 11:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MEX-IST A possibility with the 789?
Replies: 11
Views: 2738

Re: MEX-IST A possibility with the 789?

Hopefully it does work out for TK unlike EK unfortunately. Other points mentioned is that even an IST-CUN route is in their future they want to start with service to MEX first. Also plane most likely to be used is the 787-9. Not really “unfortunate” though. EK could have flown DXB-MEX-CUN-MEX or si...

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by santi319
Tue Oct 09, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue to add Basic Economy product. Company “success is at risk” if not matches others
Replies: 179
Views: 15789

Re: JetBlue to add Basic Economy product. Company “success is at risk” if not matches others

Abeam79 wrote:
santi319 wrote:
What happens to the MEX slots? I really hope NK grabs them! Theyre making a killing in both MCO and FLL!

Redeploying them for Jfk/bos-mex

Negative, those are the unused slots for LAX.

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by santi319
Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue to add Basic Economy product. Company “success is at risk” if not matches others
Replies: 179
Views: 15789

Re: JetBlue to add Basic Economy product. Company “success is at risk” if not matches others

What happens to the MEX slots? I really hope NK grabs them! Theyre making a killing in both MCO and FLL!

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by santi319
Mon Oct 08, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AA Tells Agents to Avoid Rebooking on Other Airlines
Replies: 32
Views: 4461

Re: AA Tells Agents to Avoid Rebooking on Other Airlines

None. Except people hate Spirit cause it's Spirit, even though they've never flown them and just heard it from someone else when they got upset they got no free water in a perfectly fine airline. Bingo, I think its just a-net though, even Spirit’s facebook and IG people mainly write good things abo...

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by santi319
Thu Oct 04, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Fuel MAYDAY call into SYD
Replies: 135
Views: 24637

Re: UA Fuel MAYDAY call into SYD

I think Australians here should feel lucky that one of their biggest news story is a normal low fuel mayday call by an ultra long flight.

You turn the news in other countries and you want to kill yourself....

Go Australia!

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by santi319
Thu Oct 04, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: POTUS cell phone harrasment
Replies: 60
Views: 1877

Re: POTUS cell phone harrasment

I don't know why I would need to be alerted to an earthquake in Alaska if I am in Missouri. This is not what this system does. I know... It is to remind us that Muslims or North Korea or Germany or Iran are going to bomb us at any second. I am all for regional alerts about floods, Amber alerts, ear...

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by santi319
Sat Sep 29, 2018 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: jetBlue transatlantic route
Replies: 55
Views: 9031

Re: jetBlue transatlantic route

Haha every 2 weeks B6 goes translatlantic on a-net, its “imminent”. But it ain’t gonna happen they have loooots to work on before anything like that comes along.

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by santi319
Thu Sep 27, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT launches Cuba route case - reallocate F9 & NK frequencies
Replies: 129
Views: 19848

Re: DOT launches Cuba route case - reallocate F9 & NK frequencies

Frankly I think many of these airlines enjoy the sport of competing and collecting authorities like trophies whether they have room on their mantle to store them, or in this case business case to operate the flights. Yeah well B6 isnt doing so hot lately, so as to why they keep doing stuff like thi...

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by santi319
Tue Sep 25, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aer Lingus Announces Upcoming Brand Refresh
Replies: 111
Views: 21329

Re: Aer Lingus Announces Upcoming Brand Refresh

They did look a bloody mess in fairness apart from the one adopted currently. http://i955.photobucket.com/albums/ae40/PhilipOA260/MISC/A2127534-B9C8-4C97-B0A7-3922E19AB377_zps8tx0nlsg.jpg WHAT?! It was one of the most amazing liveries and ideas in the history of aviation! That and Mexicana’s tails:...

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by santi319
Sat Sep 22, 2018 6:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest vs. Wall Street
Replies: 49
Views: 4877

Re: Southwest vs. Wall Street

* No window seat fees But this really isn't true anymore, and I think it's a clever way of pulling the wool over people's eyes. On many routes you pretty much have to buy a Business Select fare or Early Bird to not have a center seat. I'd rather have a bag fee than a no-center-seat fee. I agree, I ...

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by santi319
Sat Sep 22, 2018 4:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates shelves plans to fly to MEX
Replies: 67
Views: 11920

Re: Emirates shelves plans to fly to MEX

As I’ve continued to say, expect plans on new routes to continue to be put on hold or cancelled as the pilot shortage/resignations continues. Several A380 Captains I know have been rostered in excess of 115hrs flight time for the month of October. 115 hrs/month? seriously? there isn't a single capt...

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by santi319
Fri Sep 21, 2018 11:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: David Neeleman - "Moxy will be a Tech Company that flies Airplanes"
Replies: 14
Views: 2040

Re: David Neeleman - "Moxy will be a Tech Company that flies Airplanes"

It will also be a company making a profit for a few years with a crop of zero seniority/bottom of the pay scale new hires in a industry where time based seniority is everything. And when the labor costs inevitably go up with time, he will sell. (speed up this timeline 2x if the pilots/FAs unionize ...

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by santi319
Fri Sep 21, 2018 9:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates shelves plans to fly to MEX
Replies: 67
Views: 11920

Re: Emirates shelves plans to fly to MEX

I'm sorry but slot related or not who in sane mind would fly to that bus station which is MEX? Did any of you fly to/from MEX airport in recent times? If EK had a choice and was looking for reasons not to fly somewhere, a single visit to that place would answer it. Its still waay better than the li...

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by santi319
Fri Sep 21, 2018 5:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates shelves plans to fly to MEX
Replies: 67
Views: 11920

Re: Emirates shelves plans to fly to MEX

Well a subsidized airline should do the flight from their subsidized country to the other one. It is not a fair practice for airlines that respect their employees and actually have to pay for fuel. Good for MEX and specially AM. They better launch that BCN flight now though... ?? Do you even know w...

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by santi319
Fri Sep 21, 2018 4:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates shelves plans to fly to MEX
Replies: 67
Views: 11920

Re: Emirates shelves plans to fly to MEX

Well a subsidized airline should do the flight from their subsidized country to the other one. It is not a fair practice for airlines that respect their employees and actually have to pay for fuel. Good for MEX and specially AM. They better launch that BCN flight now though...

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by santi319
Wed Sep 19, 2018 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit to Jacksonville FL (JAX)
Replies: 36
Views: 2868

Re: Spirit to Jacksonville FL (JAX)

ATA767 wrote:
I would not guess B6, more like F9 :-)


I would say out of the 3 B6 is probably the one that needs it the most....

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by santi319
Wed Sep 19, 2018 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit to Jacksonville FL (JAX)
Replies: 36
Views: 2868

Re: Spirit to Jacksonville FL (JAX)

Their 69th destination? Should be a great marketing tool for them :rotfl: They no longer do those marketing jokes. Anyone else noticed they are not referring to themselves as ULCC anymore in recent press releases??? Something big must be comming... I can see a Norwegian LCC style with better servic...

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by santi319
Tue Sep 18, 2018 6:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit announces FLL-CLO Cali, Colombia daily
Replies: 8
Views: 1804

Re: Spirit announces FLL-CLO Cali, Colombia daily

- Different schedule that the one Spirit handles for other colombian cities that it serves from FLL - Not a very good schedule for Spirit connections out of FLL; only NY (LGA) and Atlantic city work well in both ways, Houston & Atlanta work well in one way only. Ehhh, I don’t know what you were...

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by santi319
Thu Sep 13, 2018 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit announces FLL-CLO Cali, Colombia daily
Replies: 8
Views: 1804

Re: Spirit announces FLL-CLO Cali, Colombia daily

Took them long enough, Colombia loves Spirit. I can see them adding Bucaramanga 3x and maybe Quito, with Azul doing Belem from FLL I dont think NK has much room to expand in South America

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by santi319
Thu Sep 06, 2018 4:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 100 passengers fall ill on EK203 DXB-JFK
Replies: 124
Views: 19398

Re: 100 passengers fall ill on EK203 DXB-JFK

sennabestever wrote:
I see the plane is already half way back to Dubai already. What kind of cleaning / disinfecting takes place onboard after an event like this?


Its Emirates, I mean its all fake news 10 people got a little sick because of turbulence, nothing to see here move along...

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by santi319
Wed Sep 05, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country to fly tourists from MSP to Belize, St. Kitts and Nevis
Replies: 18
Views: 1928

Re: Sun Country to fly tourists from MSP to Belize, St. Kitts and Nevis

canyonblue17 wrote:
"Sun Country to fly tourists"

If you are not a tourist can you still fly on them?


Only in a-net do we have to pull up the O&D and VFR between the island of St Kitts and Minneapolis, so that no one gets offended.

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by santi319
Sat Sep 01, 2018 6:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Commercial Airport in Antarctica
Replies: 11
Views: 1545

Re: Commercial Airport in Antarctica

Not enough unemployed penguins sorry..

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by santi319
Wed Aug 29, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air service announcement SRQ 08/28/18
Replies: 53
Views: 4698

Re: Air service announcement SRQ 08/28/18

I can’t at the idea that a rental car center is directly affecting SRQ growth, taking it from TPA.... lmao you can’t make this up..only in a-net.

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by santi319
Sun Aug 26, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 8/26/2018:AA Drops PHL-FRA/MUC/GLA,PAP-FLL/JFK,DFWPBC,LAXYYZ;AS Drops ABQ-SFO/SNA,LAXMEX;UA Adds DEN-FLG/STS
Replies: 85
Views: 11360

Re: OAG Changes 8/26/2019:AA Drops PHL-FRA/MUC/GLA,PAP-FLL/JFK,DFWPBC,LAXYYZ;AS Drops ABQ-SFO/SNA,LAXMEX;UA Adds DEN-FLG

What is it with MEX that we have many US carriers waiving the white flag in the market? The Mexican LCCs own the point of sale MEX market but the US carriers should be able to get enough point of sale US traffic to sustain healthy levels of service to one of the largest cities in the world. Is ther...

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by santi319
Thu Aug 23, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA drops Tehran from 23 September 2018
Replies: 140
Views: 11990

Re: BA drops Tehran from 23 September 2018

SCQ83 wrote:
BA should deploy that capacity in friendly, progressive and peaceful countries and cities in the region like TLV, JED or RUH.

Hahahaha I almost spit my coffee reading this.

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by santi319
Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: E170 declares emergency after air Marshall shows firearm to FA
Replies: 98
Views: 15141

Re: E170 declares emergency after air Marshall shows firearm to FA

Hello all, I agree with Barney Captain that the crew know if there are marshals on the aircraft, both the pilots and the flight attendants. Possibly the FA was new or the agent didn’t follow procedures. If I recall dispatch also knows but since the plane was landing sent the acars message late. I t...

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by santi319
Tue Aug 21, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: E170 declares emergency after air Marshall shows firearm to FA
Replies: 98
Views: 15141

Re: E170 declares emergency after air Marshall shows firearm to FA

Hello all, I agree with Barney Captain that the crew know if there are marshals on the aircraft, both the pilots and the flight attendants. Possibly the FA was new or the agent didn’t follow procedures. If I recall dispatch also knows but since the plane was landing sent the acars message late. I t...

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by santi319
Tue Aug 21, 2018 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Long delay on UA84 EWR-TLV
Replies: 49
Views: 8065

Re: UA cancellation at TLV

If the media and the traveling public would stop accusing airlines and crews for “timing out” and being “inconsiderate” and instead would focus all that energy (and letters and articles) towards the US Government and its aging and embarassing ATC system, we would definetly be at another level.

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by santi319
Sun Aug 19, 2018 1:16 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: B6 Raising Bag/Change Fees
Replies: 44
Views: 2793

Re: B6 Raising Bag/Change Fees

Those overhead bin’s spaces on B6 flights are getting more and more interesting

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by santi319
Sat Aug 18, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why aren’t the low cost giants operating flights to Beirut?
Replies: 53
Views: 6475

Re: Why aren’t the low cost giants operating flights to Beirut?

I love how Mexico not being unsafe, and BEY having a vibrant gay night life turned somewhat to be:


SCQ83 wrote:
So according to Airliners' Foreign Travel Advice, Mexico is super safe and Lebanon is a gay mecca. What is next?


Can’t make this up lol.

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by santi319
Sat Aug 18, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why aren’t the low cost giants operating flights to Beirut?
Replies: 53
Views: 6475

Re: Why aren’t the low cost giants operating flights to Beirut?

I've been booking loads of non-Lebanese travelers to Beirut (and then onto places like Jouneih and Tripoli). It's safer than sending them to Mexico, and they come back telling me I was right. But from here in the states I just put them on AF to CDG then MEA to BEY. Sometimes they'll do something li...

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by santi319
Fri Aug 17, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why aren’t the low cost giants operating flights to Beirut?
Replies: 53
Views: 6475

Re: Why aren’t the low cost giants operating flights to Beirut?

People really need to get a grip about BEY on anet, its becomming more and more popular. While people saying its like the Paris of the ME, Id say its more like a Miami in East Europe/Middle East. Beautiful people and a nice beach town. Even the gay life there is fun as hell.

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by santi319
Fri Aug 17, 2018 3:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is it time to close LGA?
Replies: 90
Views: 11193

Re: Is it time to close LGA?

Yes of course! I mean theres PLENTY of space in JFK and EWR. Lets obliterate aviation yall.

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by santi319
Thu Aug 16, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta F/A's & Fleet Workers Could Vote on Union Soon
Replies: 228
Views: 13364

Re: Delta F/A's & Fleet Workers Could Vote on Union Soon

Good for Delta’s FA, is this the last airline in the US that is not unionized? Its just a matter of time. And yes, I know its a magical place to work etc. But clearly something must have the employees on edge for this to go through.

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by santi319
Thu Aug 16, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Death of 747-400 Greatly Exaggerated
Replies: 129
Views: 19214

Re: Death of 747-400 Greatly Exaggerated

I am an airbus guy, but my rides on the B744 were far better than the A380. The B748 takes the cake though! Beautiful comfortable ride. I will miss this plane.

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by santi319
Thu Aug 16, 2018 2:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Planes clipped wings On Ground At O’Hare
Replies: 59
Views: 10328

Re: Planes Collide On Ground At O’Hare

MIflyer12 wrote:
neomax wrote:
Collide is a very strong word for this.


What verb would you like?

It's clear that the aircraft in the pic isn't going to fly again right away.


Clipped wings sounds more accurate...

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by santi319
Wed Aug 15, 2018 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Adds Former Spirit CEO to Board
Replies: 41
Views: 4279

Re: JetBlue Adds Former Spirit CEO to Board

Good luck to the Blue peeps frontline employees. Theyre gonna need it.

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by santi319
Wed Aug 15, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why can't AA make JFK-MAN work but it can JFK-EDI? And also UA from ORD & IAD to MAN?
Replies: 113
Views: 8735

Re: Why can't AA make JFK-MAN work but it can JFK-EDI? And also UA from ORD & IAD to MAN?

Edinburgh is a global tourism destination. Nobody in their right mind will go to Manchester on holidays. End of story. See the problem is the Manchester bureau of Tourism (probably out drinking) I was there in December and no one parties like people from Manchester. Granted not a lot to see but if ...

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by santi319
Wed Aug 15, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Revised Lufthansa livery fleet thread
Replies: 107
Views: 16582

Re: First A340-600 In Revised Lufthansa Livery

I saw it on fb and I swear I thought it was a plane that was returned from being scrapped due to shortage or something. I cant believe this livery.

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by santi319
Tue Aug 14, 2018 5:04 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Amusing Airfare Anomalies
Replies: 36
Views: 2718

Re: Amusing Airfare Anomalies

This is why everyone should be using skiplagged, that way the airlines will learn their lesson on not taking advantage of people. I love Skiplagged. I wasn't a fan, though, of getting a nice letter in the mail from Delta telling me to cut it out. Skiplagged can seriously get you last minute Transla...

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by santi319
Mon Aug 13, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: If Beirut-US flights return, which cities could gain service?
Replies: 60
Views: 4939

Re: If Beirut-US flights return, which cities could gain service?

With Trump in office? Never. And remember the US does what Israel says so probably will not happen for quite a while.

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by santi319
Mon Aug 13, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Amusing Airfare Anomalies
Replies: 36
Views: 2718

Re: Amusing Airfare Anomalies

This is why everyone should be using skiplagged, that way the airlines will learn their lesson on not taking advantage of people.

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by santi319
Mon Aug 13, 2018 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Italy discussion thread
Replies: 74
Views: 12558

Re: How is Air Italy doing?

Flew them from Mia to Milan, very nice service, good staff. Still growing pains but planes were almost full going and oversold comming back.

Pretty much same or similar service to Alitalia.

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by santi319
Sun Aug 12, 2018 5:44 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Should Airport employees have mental evaluations before starting work?
Replies: 63
Views: 3720

Re: Should Airport employees have mental evaluations before starting work?

727200 wrote:
Maybe because guns don't kill people, but people do?Seriously Santi319, why would you attempt to change the topic to fit your agenda.

Using this logic, North Korea, Iran, etc should be allowed Nuclear Weapons.

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by santi319
Sun Aug 12, 2018 4:01 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Should Airport employees have mental evaluations before starting work?
Replies: 63
Views: 3720

Re: Should Airport employees have mental evaluations before starting work?

Its funny how Americans will push mental evaluations on mechanics due to a once in a lifetime incident, but completely ignore Gun regulations.... its so interesting to me the way that works... cant make this up

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by santi319
Sat Aug 11, 2018 2:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EEOC Sues UA on behalf of a former UA FA
Replies: 16
Views: 3014

Re: EEOC Sues UA on behave of a former UA FA

With the rise in the last 2 years of #metoo movement, situations like this one are likely to handled differently in the future by all companies, government agencies, nonprofit organizations. Past actions or inactions, how allowed this pilot to retire and no real penalty cannot continue or UA and ot...

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