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by F27500
Sat Aug 11, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: QX employee steals and crashes Q400 near SEA
Replies: 705
Views: 94169

Re: Updated: AS employee steals and crashes Q400 at SeaTac

How does a Customer Service agent know how to start, taxi, take off in … and fly a plane like that?

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by F27500
Sat Aug 11, 2018 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger takes video of JFK bag smasher
Replies: 67
Views: 12913

Re: Passenger takes video of JFK bag smasher

Rookie87 wrote:
From just reading comments, you’d think that the baggage handler was intentionally trying to damage the bags but the video says otherwise. The stroller falling was an accident and he clearly showed remorse that it happened since you see him stop


HE didn't stop .. the video did!

He;s a jive turkey.

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by F27500
Thu Aug 09, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: ViaAir strands passengers, denies compensation
Replies: 37
Views: 4200

Re: ViaAir strands passengers, denies compensation

Sounds like they are calling plays from the SY playbook. Seems like the difference is that SY at least refunded passengers' tickets and then told them to go find and pay for another flight on their own. According to the passengers, they're neither getting them to their destination nor are they refu...

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by F27500
Sat Aug 04, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PUS - why not more short-haul carriers?
Replies: 15
Views: 2156

Re: PUS - why not more short-haul carriers?

What a horrible 3 letter code … Just wait when theres a nonstop from Fukuoka-Pusan or Dickinson-Pusan. We may even see a scheduled tech stop where the route would be Dickinson-Fukuoka-Pusan. Or .. the odd charter by Horizon Air from Wenatchee, WA to Pusan. (I love how this thread went right down th...

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by F27500
Sat Aug 04, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PUS - why not more short-haul carriers?
Replies: 15
Views: 2156

Re: PUS - why not more short-haul carriers?

What a horrible 3 letter code …

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by F27500
Sat Aug 04, 2018 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ex-UA 744 finds a new home
Replies: 42
Views: 15341

Re: Ex-UA 744 finds a new home

[threeid][/threeid] Sad end to a classic well-cared for bird .. ending up with something called Max Air in Nigeria … RIP, 744. I'm pretty sure that's a better end than the scrappers, and that was just about the only other choice. The scrapper is preferable to some sleazy Nigerian operator who no dou...

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by F27500
Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA adding DFW-CYS (Cheyenne, WY) and Sat CLT-HVN on 11/4
Replies: 62
Views: 6526

Re: AA adding DFW-CYS (Cheyenne, WY) and Sat CLT-HVN on 11/4

LOVE the CLT-HVN route beginning … but wonder why just Saturday service ???

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by F27500
Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ex-UA 744 finds a new home
Replies: 42
Views: 15341

Re: Ex-UA 744 finds a new home

Sad end to a classic well-cared for bird .. ending up with something called Max Air in Nigeria … RIP, 744.

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by F27500
Fri Aug 03, 2018 1:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Teenager tries to steal American Eagle jet
Replies: 46
Views: 12667

Re: Teenager tries to steal American Eagle jet

The best part is the article said Lil Thuggy was stealing the plane to fly to a rap concert in Chicago.

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by F27500
Thu Aug 02, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Teenager tries to steal American Eagle jet
Replies: 46
Views: 12667

Re: Teenager tries to steal American Eagle jet

http://txktoday.com/crime/man-accused-t ... a-airport/



Definitely MEIGS. May as well make a splash on both ends !
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capejet wrote:
I wonder what airport in Chicago this kid planned to land in.

http://txktoday.com/crime/man-accused-t ... a-airport/



Definitely MEIGS. May as well make a splash on both ends !

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by F27500
Thu Aug 02, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier wins approval for 90-seat Q400, eyes more orders
Replies: 45
Views: 8007

Re: Bombardier wins approval for 90-seat Q400, eyes more orders

Classy. The race for the bottom continues.

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by F27500
Wed Aug 01, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kenya Airways to start JFK from Oct 31
Replies: 37
Views: 5410

Re: Kenya Airways to start JFK from Oct 31

The only thing I can think of is, if KQ has had reason to retire flight 1 for some past incident. Why should it be KQ1? What's the rationale? If the return flight is KQ2, it would make sense that this flight would be KQ1. You know, flight to premiere NYC / USA gateway airport kind of thing. That as...

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by F27500
Mon Jul 30, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iraqi Airways pilots suspended after fight breaks out in cockpit at 37,000 feet
Replies: 7
Views: 3836

Re: Iraqi Airways pilots suspended after fight breaks out in cockpit at 37,000 feet

amax1977 wrote:
I think IA made the right action by suspending both pilot and the co-pilot.



Ya think ??!

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by F27500
Sun Jul 29, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Royal Air Maroc (RAM) To Start Miami
Replies: 42
Views: 5921

Re: Rumor: Royal Air Maroc (RAM) To Start Miami

Not "hot," but it is the second largest U.S.-Europe market, so it has an extensive trans-Atlantic network and around 25-28 airlines fly trans-Atlantic from MIA/FLL to about 30 cities in Europe and the Middle East. There's a large Ukrainian community in South Florida, probably second to NY...

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by F27500
Sun Jul 29, 2018 12:20 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: White cockpit
Replies: 11
Views: 2084

Re: White cockpit

.. Why it gotta be WHITE?!

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by F27500
Sat Jul 28, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Royal Air Maroc (RAM) To Start Miami
Replies: 42
Views: 5921

Re: Rumor: Royal Air Maroc (RAM) To Start Miami

9w748capt wrote:
I have no idea why my post was deleted so I'm gonna say the say thing again because my post did not violate any rules.

Original post:
Now it will be that much easier for Nicole to visit!


Do we know who Nicole is ?

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by F27500
Fri Jul 27, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS use of 900ER's on cross country flights
Replies: 74
Views: 13131

Re: AS use of 900ER's on cross country flights

NameOmitted wrote:
ericm2031 wrote:
FA9295 wrote:
I've seen the -700s on PDX-AUS quite a bit as of recently. Also PDX-ORD every once in awhile.


I think he meant East Coast


Looking at it from Alaska, Texas is a small, East Coast state.


Go ahead .. tell some Texan redneck he's from the east! You gonna get shot!

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by F27500
Fri Jul 27, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Crying wolf can cost you
Replies: 21
Views: 2037

Re: Crying wolf can cost you

My favorite "crying wolf" examples in air travel: * Pilots leaving the fasten seatbelt sign on when it's smooth flying, eventually causing passengers to ignore the sign. * People claiming to need special assistance boarding (when they just want to board first) then when their flight arriv...

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by F27500
Wed Jul 25, 2018 10:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dua Lipa Criticizes United Flight Attendant on Twitter Over Response to Sister's Nut Allergy
Replies: 168
Views: 11445

Re: Dua Lipa Criticizes United Flight Attendant on Twitter Over Response to Sister's Nut Allergy

DDR wrote:
Why didn't the flight attendant just say that UA does not serve pre-packaged peanuts. His response was a little "dramatic."


An overly dramatic flight attendant? You're joking! ;)

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by F27500
Wed Jul 25, 2018 12:49 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Crying wolf can cost you
Replies: 21
Views: 2037

Re: Crying wolf can cost you

Didn't realize specifics made a story true or false. Information withheld to protect those involved and to remain judgment free. Just the facts from both sides. Believe it or not - that's up to you. You didn't give us any facts. And who are you trying to protect ? And just reporting a story like th...

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by F27500
Tue Jul 24, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Crying wolf can cost you
Replies: 21
Views: 2037

Re: Crying wolf can cost you

A little vague. How about some details? Or was this just a random passenger-bashing story made up by an unhappy airline person?

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by F27500
Tue Jul 24, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Uzbekistan Airways retires last IL-114
Replies: 17
Views: 2332

Re: Uzbekistan Airways retires last IL-114

Yet another modern Russian "success story".

And some on here wonder why many of us chuckle when we hear each time about the new Russian design about to take the airline industry by storm.

Never gonna happen. Russian planes are a joke.

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by F27500
Mon Jul 23, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Woman pees on floor of Wizz plane.
Replies: 76
Views: 11070

Re: Woman pees on floor of Wizz plane.

I'm a little shocked at the number of people defending this behavior. Next time you walk into a filthy bathroom on a plane with pee on the floor, don't complain to the cabin crew - it was someone's basic human function. Maybe they couldn't aim properly. I would also remind everyone here that shes b...

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by F27500
Mon Jul 23, 2018 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no AA JFK-TPA flights?
Replies: 31
Views: 3626

Re: Why no AA JFK-TPA flights?

Two words: Jet Blue.

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by F27500
Mon Jul 23, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dog opened cargo door on B737 during approach to SVO
Replies: 25
Views: 8187

Re: Dog opened cargo door on B737 during approach to SVO

Russians are very tricky. I wouldn't doubt it.

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by F27500
Mon Jul 23, 2018 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Martin's Air Charter crash in Pretoria, South Africa
Replies: 83
Views: 20492

Re: Martin's Air Charter crash in Pretoria, South Africa

Oh gosh … look .. another one. https://www.cnn.com/2018/07/21/us/historic-airplane-crash-texas-trnd/index.html If anyone is drinking, it maybe you. Your F27500 name pretty much makes you rather hypocritical. Sorry, Papi .. but liking/admiring a particular type of plane is a WHOLE different thing th...

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by F27500
Sat Jul 21, 2018 10:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will APF ever get airline operations?
Replies: 17
Views: 1211

Re: Will APF ever get airline operations?

I remember Piedmont using F28s into APF during their Intra-Florida days. Forget what the route was.

And didn't DL do APF-ATL as well in CRJ? I was surprised that didn't stay around longer.

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by F27500
Sat Jul 21, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Martin's Air Charter crash in Pretoria, South Africa
Replies: 83
Views: 20492

Re: Martin's Air Charter crash in Pretoria, South Africa

Quote f27500 "Another example I'll give is Buffalo Airways (cargo) in Alaska. They have a horrendous crash record .. and all they were flying were these old things .. C47s, DC3s, Electra, etc … " Are you serious???? Mama Mia 2 is coming out, you better go see it... Drinking again I see, h...

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by F27500
Sat Jul 21, 2018 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Martin's Air Charter crash in Pretoria, South Africa
Replies: 83
Views: 20492

Re: Martin's Air Charter crash in Pretoria, South Africa

How many more of these "vintage" clunkers need to crash before they stop being permitted to fly with pax on board? I'm all for nostalgia, but this is really not a smart idea. They're not only putting the people who (granted, willingly) are getting on them, but also those on the ground. Ju...

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by F27500
Fri Jul 20, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS KEF Potential
Replies: 21
Views: 3649

Re: AS KEF Potential

And why would Alaska to Iceland even be a market ??

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by F27500
Wed Jul 18, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Martin's Air Charter crash in Pretoria, South Africa
Replies: 83
Views: 20492

Re: Martin's Air Charter crash in Pretoria, South Africa

How do we know this crash did not take place in the USA? Not a single person was yelling "OH MY GOOOOOOOOOOOOD, OH MY GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOD" and stating obvious facts like "WE ARE GONNA CRASH!". Amazing how calm everyone remains even after it became obvious that something is wrong. ...

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by F27500
Wed Jul 18, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Martin's Air Charter crash in Pretoria, South Africa
Replies: 83
Views: 20492

Re: Martin's Air Charter crash in Pretoria, South Africa

Must be because he had an electronic device turned on even though he wasn't supposed to. See? You COULD crash! ;)

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by F27500
Wed Jul 18, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Martin's Air Charter crash in Pretoria, South Africa
Replies: 83
Views: 20492

Re: Martin's Air Charter crash in Pretoria, South Africa

How many more of these "vintage" clunkers need to crash before they stop being permitted to fly with pax on board? I'm all for nostalgia, but this is really not a smart idea. They're not only putting the people who (granted, willingly) are getting on them, but also those on the ground. Jus...

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by F27500
Mon Jul 16, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why are Russian cockpits blue green?
Replies: 17
Views: 5151

Re: Why are Russian cockpits blue green?

To match the color of the sky!

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by F27500
Mon Jul 16, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/15/2018:AA Adds MIA-BUF/GRR/HOU/OMA/PVD/RSW;AM Drops ATL-MID;CA Drops SJC-PVG
Replies: 102
Views: 13043

Re: OAG Changes 7/15/2018:AA Adds MIA-BUF/GRR/HOU/OMA/PVD/RSW;AM Drops ATL-MID;CA Drops SJC-PVG

So GRR, PVD, and BUF get nonstop service to MIA yet AA REFUSES to add MKE. Their service from MKE is really awful. They don't fly to the MIA or DCA hubs where as they fly to both of those hubs from many other cities that are smaller. They also refuse to fly to LAX from MKE. I really do not understa...

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by F27500
Mon Jul 16, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is this a first? One guy asks another guy to marry him on board an Argentina domestic flight
Replies: 47
Views: 1971

Re: Is this a first? One guy asks another guy to marry him on board an Argentina domestic flight

As a gay man I love hearing a great story like that! Unfortunately I hate to think of the reaction had that happened here in 'Murica now that all the homophobes, haters and hillbillies have crawled out from under their rocks and feel empowered after this past presidential election. Yup= here we go ...

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by F27500
Mon Jul 16, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unconfirmed: Boeing and Embraer announce merger
Replies: 56
Views: 13029

Re: Breaking: Boeing and Embraer announce merger

moa999 wrote:
pdp wrote:
Sad that's its becoming a duopoly again, but that's the free market!


We still have the Chinese and Russians... One day



Hahahahaha .. thank you for that laugh ... best one I've had all day!

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by F27500
Sun Jul 15, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flight Attendant on CBS Big Brother
Replies: 30
Views: 4253

Re: Flight Attendant on CBS Big Brother

Sounds like UA... :devil: I know you think you're quite clever but it looks like you owe the board an apology. As was posted, she works for Delta: https://www.ajc.com/blog/radiotvtalk/first-impressions-atlanta-bayleigh-dayton-big-brother/N1yWFXQBljwkEMOI9lTjSK/ Quite the gem she is, too. I really h...

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by F27500
Sun Jul 15, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flight Attendant on CBS Big Brother
Replies: 30
Views: 4253

Re: Flight Attendant on CBS Big Brother

From the AJC article linked above: “I try to play nice nasty,” she said. “When it comes to passengers, basically I’ll help you if I absolutely have to but if I don’t, I probably won’t.” Terrible attitude, deserves to be fired. There are plenty of thoroughly decent Delta FAs to whom she is giving a ...

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by F27500
Sun Jul 15, 2018 3:00 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flight Attendant on CBS Big Brother
Replies: 30
Views: 4253

Flight Attendant on CBS Big Brother

Theres a houseguest on BB this season who claims to be a flight attendant. She acts like a silly, arrogant, immature diva … and has made a few tacky comments about how she treats passengers who she doesn't like very much … Anyone know what airline this silly girl works for?

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by F27500
Sat Jul 14, 2018 10:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is this a first? One guy asks another guy to marry him on board an Argentina domestic flight
Replies: 47
Views: 1971

Re: Is this a first? One guy asks another guy to marry him on board an Argentina domestic flight

I hate attention seekers advertising their love for each other in public - including on flights! Agreed. I’ve never understood these types of proposals. It places showmanship over intimacy. As for America, the reaction would likely have been no different. We are an extremely open and tolerant socie...

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by F27500
Sat Jul 14, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Does "Papa John" Schnatter really deserve this fallout?
Replies: 97
Views: 3368

Re: Does "Papa John" Schnatter really deserve this fallout?

Evidently the real-life Colonel Sanders used the n-word. It is also reported that John Schnatter was referring to that fact when he "used" the n-word a few days ago on a conference call. And now it seems every sports entity that ever had a sponsorship deal with Papa John's is severing all...

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by F27500
Sat Jul 14, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Does "Papa John" Schnatter really deserve this fallout?
Replies: 97
Views: 3368

Re: Does "Papa John" Schnatter really deserve this fallout?

Evidently the real-life Colonel Sanders used the n-word. It is also reported that John Schnatter was referring to that fact when he "used" the n-word a few days ago on a conference call. And now it seems every sports entity that ever had a sponsorship deal with Papa John's is severing all...

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by F27500
Sat Jul 14, 2018 2:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is this a first? One guy asks another guy to marry him on board an Argentina domestic flight
Replies: 47
Views: 1971

Re: Is this a first? One guy asks another guy to marry him on board an Argentina domestic flight

As a gay man I love hearing a great story like that!

Unfortunately I hate to think of the reaction had that happened here in 'Murica now that all the homophobes, haters and hillbillies have crawled out from under their rocks and feel empowered after this past presidential election.

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by F27500
Tue Jul 10, 2018 1:41 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Southwest Airlines going Peanut Free!
Replies: 159
Views: 9952

Re: Southwest Airlines going Peanut Free!

Its got NOTHINGGG to do with "providing a peanut-free environment for our customers" as it does that nuts cost more than the same 10 stinkin pretzel nuggets in the pretzel bags. P What are they gonna do if 15 people bring giant PB&J sandwiches on board? Hmmmm? Plane gonna REEK of peanu...

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by F27500
Tue Jul 10, 2018 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MTH Wants to Regain Commercial Service
Replies: 7
Views: 1473

Re: MTH Wants to Regain Commercial Service

RL757PVD wrote:
Silver to MCO is probably their best bet.


Agreed .. even if just 2 a day .. its a great link to a busy airport.

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by F27500
Mon Jul 09, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest is America's favorite 'value airline' brand
Replies: 75
Views: 5890

Re: Southwest is America's favorite 'value airline' brand

Really wonder why? No advance seat assignments, cattle car "get in numerical order" boarding, no IFE … silly tacky acting crews .. .ugly livery ... so why ? JetBlue is vastly superior. And more professional. And always late. Seriously their hashtag #jetBlueSoFly should really be rebranded...

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