ATWZW170
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Trans-States And Gojets

Mon Sep 04, 2006 6:37 am

Is UA looking for more lift from Gojet rather than Trans-States, and in turn replacing TSA with the 70 seaters??
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uadc8contrail
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RE: Trans-States And Gojets

Mon Sep 04, 2006 3:07 pm

ATW,
had a t.s.a. pilot tell me that he was going to start flying on the AA side out of stl now that sat is pulling down the failed sat mini what ever you want to call it hub.....where im at we are getting a go jet here in oct...something that never has been here except for a divert when den is socked in....have never flown on them but have heard some nasty stuff from the "non union"pilots at skywest..... Smile
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ANCFlyer
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RE: Trans-States And Gojets

Mon Sep 04, 2006 10:19 pm

Can someone tell me what a GoJet is? I hadn't seen them until this past Friday when flying through ORD on UA to CID.

Got a link for a web page/homepage for them?
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We're Nuts
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RE: Trans-States And Gojets

Mon Sep 04, 2006 10:41 pm

Here's what all the commotion is about:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GoJet
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ANCFlyer
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RE: Trans-States And Gojets

Mon Sep 04, 2006 10:51 pm

Quoting We're Nuts (Reply 3):
Here's what all the commotion is about:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GoJet

Thanks for that Nutsy -

So it's just a titpulling exercise between pilots and union  redflag  . . .

Essentially . . .
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RE: Trans-States And Gojets

Mon Sep 04, 2006 11:45 pm

GoJets has been labeled as a scab-run airline, and all of their current pilots have been pretty much blacklisted for the rest of their careers- good luck ever getting on with a union carrier.

TSA pilots raised a big stink over this, and rightfully so. They're paying these CRJ700 pilots minimal wages, and were hiring the pilots at relatively low times as well.

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RE: Trans-States And Gojets

Tue Sep 05, 2006 12:39 am

Quoting DeltaGuy (Reply 5):
GoJets has been labeled as a scab-run airline, and all of their current pilots have been pretty much blacklisted for the rest of their careers- good luck ever getting on with a union carrier.

The union doesn't hire the pilots. There are plenty of Eastern and Continental scabs still flying. Hell, some of the later even got back into ALPA. It is however, a mark you carry for the duration of your careers, and something someone will know wherever you go.
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ATWZW170
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RE: Trans-States And Gojets

Tue Sep 05, 2006 12:48 am

Does Gojets actually do a good job? Are their FA's professional enough to handle a F class service? I know that Mesa's are not. I flew on them from ORD-ATL awhile back and their FA's sat and talked about "boys" the whole time - I was pissed.
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nkops
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RE: Trans-States And Gojets

Tue Sep 05, 2006 1:20 am

Quoting DeltaGuy (Reply 5):
GoJets has been labeled as a scab-run airline

Isn't that kind of the way Freedom was started??
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RE: Trans-States And Gojets

Tue Sep 05, 2006 1:54 am

Quoting Doug_Or (Reply 6):
Quoting DeltaGuy (Reply 5):
GoJets has been labeled as a scab-run airline, and all of their current pilots have been pretty much blacklisted for the rest of their careers- good luck ever getting on with a union carrier.

The union doesn't hire the pilots

That's exactly correct. The union has no say, one way or the other whether a pilot is eligible for work with any airline. They can be forced from their jobs for not paying dues once hired, but nobody but the hiring manager at the airline decides who does and does not get hired. And that is as it should be.
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TedEx
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RE: Trans-States And Gojets

Tue Sep 05, 2006 2:31 am

Flew GoJet for the first time last week, STL-ORD. It wasn't too bad, somewhere above YV and below OO... Granted, it was a short flight but the flight deck was doing a good job keeping the passengers informed and the FAs weren't bad at all.
 
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RE: Trans-States And Gojets

Tue Sep 05, 2006 3:26 am

is GOJets going to be all strictly UA flying or would they ever be ever to fly under the American Connection banner from the AA STL hub?

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