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Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Wed Aug 23, 2006 9:16 am

Hey all. Didnt know whether to post this in civil or polls and prefs so feel free to move it.Just wondoring what the most senior route at your company is(this goes for F/A's and pilots). Last August I was on a PHL-FCO flight and spoke with an F/A who said the PHL-FCO-PHL route was genrally taken by more senior crew.(sorry for the run on) This by the way was at US on the daily US 2 PHL-FCO A330.
 
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RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Wed Aug 23, 2006 9:24 am

I don't know what the most senior is system wide at AA, but out of BOS-I, AA156/157 goes pretty senior, the BOS-LHR-BOS day flight.

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RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Wed Aug 23, 2006 9:43 am

I don't know for sure on UA, but my mom has heard the ORD-HNL/OGG flights go VERY senior.

She said IAD-MXP also used to go very senior as well before it was dropped.
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RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Wed Aug 23, 2006 9:54 am

Quoting UALFAson (Reply 2):
She said IAD-MXP also used to go very senior as well before it was dropped.

I flew that flight back in 2000 and yes the crew were Very Very senior on the IAD-MXP run but not too much on the return leg.
 
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RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Wed Aug 23, 2006 10:10 am

Quoting UALFAson (Reply 2):
I don't know for sure on UA, but my mom has heard the ORD-HNL/OGG flights go VERY senio

I have flown that route a few times in recent years. I would absolutely say that the route goes VERY, VERY senior based on my conversations with a few FAs.

Quoting Usair320 (Reply 3):
flew that flight back in 2000 and yes the crew were Very Very senior on the IAD-MXP run but not too much on the return leg

Wouldnt the same crew have flown MXP-IAD after a layover in MXP? Why would the return flight be less senior? I know a United FA that worked that flight weekly for a few years. She didnt have all that much seniority but had the language skills so she got to work it.
 
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RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Wed Aug 23, 2006 10:18 am

Quoting IADLHR (Reply 4):
Wouldnt the same crew have flown MXP-IAD after a layover in MXP? Why would the return flight be less senior? I know a United FA that worked that flight weekly for a few years. She didnt have all that much seniority but had the language skills so she got to work it.

Nope were talkin 2 weeks vacation in Italy then the return.
 
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RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Wed Aug 23, 2006 10:22 am

I may be contributing to thread drift but this reminds me of a question I've had...

Do airlines/regulators (specifically, airlines in the US or the FAA) have manditory retirement ages for cabin crew like they do pilots, or is it "as long as you want to (and can pass a physical/recurrent training/your airine is in business) you can be a FA"?

To bring the question back to the topic... Exactly how old can the most senior crewmember be?

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RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Wed Aug 23, 2006 10:39 am

Quoting Lincoln (Reply 6):
Do airlines/regulators (specifically, airlines in the US or the FAA) have manditory retirement ages for cabin crew like they do pilots, or is it "as long as you want to (and can pass a physical/recurrent training/your airine is in business) you can be a FA"?

To bring the question back to the topic... Exactly how old can the most senior crewmember be?

There's no limit in terms of age. I believe UA has one of the oldest in the world, if not *the* oldest, I believe she's in her mid 70s.
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RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Wed Aug 23, 2006 10:44 am

NOt sure of most SR at DL, but most newbies end up doing anything that goes into PBI. In fact ask most F/A crews and they loathe the trips into PBI.
Anyone care to say or speculate why?

[Edited 2006-08-23 03:46:10]
 
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RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Wed Aug 23, 2006 10:56 am

Quoting DLAgent (Reply 8):
NOt sure of most SR at DL, but most newbies end up doing anything that goes into PBI. In fact ask most F/A crews and they loathe the trips into PBI.
Anyone care to say or speculate w

I have heard many, many times at airliners .net and from FAs that I know that one of the most dreaded trips involve PBI. The passengers, to put it in arisotcratic language, are notorious for being obnoxious, rude and very, very demanding behavior. They think they are entitled to everything and anything.

From my first hand experience, from PBI-DCA I have seen a few very, very famous names try and get an upgrade after buying a coach ticket. The big names are very, very famous in their field. As a result they think that they are entitled to an upgrade despite the fact that first class is filled with people who bought first class tickets.

When meals were elimnated from flights, the passenegrs to and from PBI thought they were still entitled to them as they said they had a lot of money in the bank.

It goes on and on and on what PBI passengers can and will do and say and demand.
 
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RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Wed Aug 23, 2006 11:20 am

US AIRWAYS is wierd. Sometimes, the New York-Washington-Boston shuttle goes very senior as some people like to be home every night and many live in those three cities. But for the commuters, the international routes like PHL-FCO/FRA/and Venice go really high. Per capita, I'd say you'd find more senior people on those overseas routes.
 
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RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Wed Aug 23, 2006 11:31 am

Changes seasonally, but currently off the top of my head.....

YUL-FRA (24 hours)
YYZ-PVG (72 hours)
YVR-HKG(41 hours)


During the winter any layovers in South America, Hawaii/ South Pacific, and Carribean.
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RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Wed Aug 23, 2006 11:37 am

At WN the turns go pretty Sr. In MDW we have some high paying LAX/SEA/SNA/SAN/OAK turns that go senior. Also any high-paying 3-day trip goes Sr. I don't find that our FA's bid by destination since we don't fly Intl....it's more on productivity...what trips pay more and have fewer legs (which can change month to month).

On a side note I know a LOT of FA's avoid BUR and PBI......those are the hardest flights to work b/c the passengers are sp demanding and are not very appreciative.
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RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Wed Aug 23, 2006 11:50 am

I was told that international flights are the most lucrative, meaning that the per diem is higher so you make more money (assuming you don't spend all your per diem). Is this correct? I used to know a UA f/a who said that an international f/a made a lot more than a domestic one.
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RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Wed Aug 23, 2006 11:52 am

  

My uncle is an AA 757/763 captain, and the most senior bid for those guys is ORD-FCO-ORD. Max working hours and the best hotel with 30+ hour on layover.

A quick note. He told me back in the day he'd go AUS-SJC on the 752, layover a day, SJC-CDG on 763, layover a day, CDG-SJC on 763, layover a day, SJC-AUS on the 752. Totally maxed work schedule. Did this twice a month and had hours.

Sniff...the good ole days.  yes 

[Edited 2006-08-23 04:54:13]
 
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RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Wed Aug 23, 2006 11:58 am

The most senior trips out of our ORD base at UA are ORD-PEK and ORD-HKG and ORD-PVD. In JFK, it is the soon to be defunct JFK-NRT.
 
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RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Wed Aug 23, 2006 12:04 pm

For American, my guess based on experience in flying is that the most senior routes in the system for crew bidding, at least for flight attendants, is probably DFW-NRT and the soon-to-be-axed DFW-KIX because they are incredibly long flights, with lots of hours, meaning you only have to work a few trips each month. In addition, LAX-LHR, DFW-LGW and DFW-FRA also seem to go fairly senior.
 
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Wed Aug 23, 2006 12:06 pm

Best layovers in my 25 years flying....
Most in the 80's:

YYZ-VCE (96 hours)
YYZ-BGI (96 hours - with a deadhead s/b on Wardair)
YYZ-VIE (96 hours)

YYZ-TLV (84 hours - spent in Eilat)

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RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Wed Aug 23, 2006 12:22 pm

Quoting UALFAson (Reply 2):
I don't know for sure on UA, but my mom has heard the ORD-HNL/OGG flights go VERY senior.

I flew UA from SYD-SFO two years ago and had two retiring F/As with 35 years of service each on the flight.

Years ago, I flew TW from JFK-ATH and had the number 2 F/A in terms of seniority working the flight.
 
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RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Wed Aug 23, 2006 12:35 pm

Fortunately for us, requests do not go off a seniority basis. Even though I am more senior in my crew category, I still think that having a system where everyone gets their first choice, followed by2nd choices if they did not get their first etc... is fair. Although at my airline we have crews from all over the world and many of them prefer different places for different reasons (to visit family etc..), so there does not tend to be much conflict in getting the layovers that we want.

For Cabin crew it is a little harder, as many flights have language requirements and this means that some crew may not get where they want to go for several months or longer if they do not meet the language requirements for that flight, as there may only be 1 crew on a particular flight in a particular crew category which does not need the language requirement.
 
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RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Wed Aug 23, 2006 12:53 pm

Quoting Gman3 (Reply 15):
The most senior trips out of our ORD base at UA are ORD-PEK and ORD-HKG and ORD-PVD. In JFK, it is the soon to be defunct JFK-NRT.

What makes ORD-PVD so attractive to senior crews?
 
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Wed Aug 23, 2006 1:03 pm

So how does the whole seniority thing play-out with SQ? When I flew SQ 001 SFO-HKG, the oldest female cabin crew looked no older than 22. There was a purser who appeared to be in his 40's or early 50's. Exact same scenario for when we flew HKG-SIN a few days later (though it was not a continuation of 1). When we flew SIN-BOM, the crew were a bit more...how should I put this...homely.
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RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Wed Aug 23, 2006 1:06 pm

The most senior trips for UA are ORD-HKG and SFO, LAX-SYD. Just flew a trip in June to HKG with our #1 ORD flight attendant. 79 years old. She was something else, hired in the 50's i believe. Crazy.


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RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Wed Aug 23, 2006 1:20 pm

Quoting 777STL (Reply 7):

There's no limit in terms of age. I believe UA has one of the oldest in the world, if not *the* oldest, I believe she's in her mid 70s.

Think that's old? At NWA it's a man who started as a purser in 1946. From what I understand of the rumour, NWA has wanted to get rid of him for a long time but they won't fire him because he has proof that NWA illegally transported arms during the Korean War, and he has the carbon copies to prove it. The hardest punishment NWA has ever given him was forcing him to work in coach for six months. He looks like death warmed over. He changes his shirt about three times during the flight because he wears so much make-up. And he is not a very nice man, especially to the women.

The Korean War part is a rumour, but the rest is true!

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#2. 09JUN61 BASE: CLT
#3. 22OCT62 BASE: CLT
#4. 07JAN63 BASE: DCA
#5. 05MAR63 BASE: CLT

There are some old ones flying for US carriers!

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RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Wed Aug 23, 2006 1:36 pm

It is basically impossible to identify a system-wide "most senior" trip, as flight attendants only bid against other flight attendants in their own domicile. The nature of flying in the given domicile determines which routes go very senior.

You could try to extrapolate which bases have the most senior flight attendants, and then figure out which are the most senior trips in those bases, but that would only be an estimate as domicile populations change every month.

For UAL, the SFO base is extremely senior. Right now, PVG and ICN are running the most senior trips. This tends to fluctuate. HKG, PVG, PEK, and SYD are desireable trips because they have both long layovers and high flight times. So a crewmember can have a nice layover, and have more days off. A 4-day KIX out of SFO goes a bit more junior because the 10 hour trip each way makes you have to do the trip more often.

Again, it all depends on the domicile. 2-day BOS trips out of SFO on the 767 used to go very senior in SF - over 30 years. When I was based in BOS I could sometimes hold the same flight numbers with 3 years of seniority (or I could always hold 757 transcon all-nighters). Or for example SFO-JFK flights were running well into the 30-year range in SF, but in the JFK base in the late 1990s, they could be held with 5-8 years of seniority, because the JFK domicile population was much more junior.

All international flying goes senior. LHR and some of the FRA trips are more junior, as the layovers are short and the travel time from downtown to the airport can be extremely long. The West Coast-Europe trips cross 9 time zones, which makes sleep on layovers really tough.

Aircraft type can also impact how senior a trip goes. The 747-400 with its large crew rest is very popular for long trips. The newer 777s have nicer crew rests, but some of the asian trips such as NGO, KIX, and NRT mix th newer and older 777s, often forcing cremembers to deal with the coach seat crew rests which are extremely unpopular.
 
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RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Wed Aug 23, 2006 1:39 pm

Our #1 at UA just celebrated her 60th anniversary in June. She is based in SFO and I believe she is 81 years old.
 
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RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Wed Aug 23, 2006 1:45 pm

At B6 some of the most senior trips include:

JFK- SJC/BUR/ONT/LGB/OAK/LAS -JFK day turns.

JFK-MSY/AUS/DEN/NAS/SJU/BQN - JFK day turns also go pretty senior.

JFK-AUA /HOU - JFK are expected to go very senior.

An example of a VERY senior three-day might be:

JFK-LGB-IAD
IAD-SAN-IAD
IAD-OAK-JFK
 
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RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Wed Aug 23, 2006 2:26 pm

Quoting SKYYBLUE (Reply 26):
An example of a VERY senior three-day might be:

You call 6 years Very senior???
 
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RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Wed Aug 23, 2006 2:41 pm

Quoting Fetheroleather (Reply 27):
Quoting SKYYBLUE (Reply 26):
An example of a VERY senior three-day might be:

You call 6 years Very senior???

Well, seeing as how JetBlue has only existed since 2000.....then yes, 6 years would be pretty darn senior.
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RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Wed Aug 23, 2006 2:51 pm

Aloha's most senior F/A was hired in Jan. 1957 (she is going to retire on her 50th Anniversary in 2007).

At Aloha, midweek Trans-Pac and Interisland trips go very senior, especially Las Vegas and the one night layovers in OAK, as most trips have 2 night layovers. Also, the "Mainland Availability" is usually VERY senior (they bid to fly up to OAK and be on reserve for chunks of 4-5 days). You get atleast 30 hours of credit even if you do NO flying.

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RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Wed Aug 23, 2006 3:03 pm

Yep, it's all relative Fether.... With 11 years at AirTran, I'm in the top 4% of senority.

The most senior lines here are always mid week west coast turns. Actually, for the month of September, I am FINALLY able to hold SFO turns, but only on Sundays/Mondays....

However, I don't kid myself, with 11 years at some domiciles at other carriers, I'd still be on reserve... (I'm number 78 in senority here)  thumbsup 
 
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RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Wed Aug 23, 2006 3:52 pm

As some have mentioned, flight attendants' preferences play a large role in terms of what goes senior. For instance, here at Frontier, a large portion of our flight attendants prefer productive trips because it allows them to fly the most hours in the fewest possible number of days while maximizing their number of days off. A significant reason trip productivity can be limited at various carriers is due to the geographic location of a base, and with some airlines (unionized workforces), work rules prohibiting long duty days. Because our only base is in DEN, it limits the kinds of hours flight attendants can put in. For examply, our most senior day turns are worth no more than 8 block/credit hours (i.e. DEN-LGA/FLL turns), or 7:15 plus (other east coast turns) as opposed to B6's transcon turns worth 12-14 or so credit/block hours. As you can tell, all of B6's bases are on either coasts (LGB, FLL, BOS, JFK) - those are some PRODUCTIVE trips!  Smile But even still, a senior FA who is able to hold east coast turns from DEN can still maintain 75-82 block hours a month (standard full time monthly block hours), while having 20+ days off.

Also, like WN's MDW base, high hour 3 and 4 day trips go senior (our higher end 3 day trips run near 22-23 hours depending on the bid month while the higher hour 4 days fluctuate between 26 and 28 or so block/credit hours). I bid in the higher 600's out of 930+ FA's and am able to hold every weekend off if I choose, but of course- I can only hold unproductive 4 day pairings worth 20-22 hours (and RARELY one or two 24-25 hour 4 day trips). 3 day trips tend to go senior, although for most commuters (like myself), 4 day trips are more productive. Since we can fly a maximum of 6 days in a row, I stack my trips so that I only have to commute twice a month. Since we don't fly overseas, the most senior layover cities are ANC and CUN.

But in general, there is a nice mix of those FA's who fly for hours, shorter layovers, and don't care where they layover (like myself) as well as those who will fly an unproductive trip in order to have a great layover (i.e. ANC, CUN, etc.). Interestingly, many FA's at Frontier who would fly medium hour 3 days (15-18 hours) in order to have weekends off are now beginning to bid for high hours 3 and 4 days on the weekends in order to maximize their days off. It's all about preferences and what you can hold.

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RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Wed Aug 23, 2006 3:59 pm

Wasnt the concorde runs very senior ? I guess specially the concordes to barbados and stuff was pretty much on the wishing list from the seniors of the seniors right ?
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RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Wed Aug 23, 2006 5:32 pm

If you mean "senior in age" than I haven't got any ideas... would you say "senior in status/ranking within the company" than my thoughts would go to all airline pilots which fly in to SXM and HKG, because of the difficult approach
 
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RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Wed Aug 23, 2006 5:33 pm

Dang Airplane Boy - We have a union, but we've allowed the company to fly us to FAA standards (trip building only). I.e. We can exceed 8 flt hours a day... What does that mean for "senior" folks like me? I can hold 22 - 23 days OFF a month.

Most of our west coast turns from ATL are 10+ credit (as we get increased flying to the west, there are fewer and fewer "turn" lines to the west. But if you can hold one, you get 5 days off a week, and 89-93 credit hours for the month. Not too shabby....

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RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Wed Aug 23, 2006 5:56 pm

At Hawaiian our senior trips are anything that turn from HNL. LAX,PPG,PPT, and ANC. Do 7 or 8 LAX turns and you are done for the month. Another trip that goes senior is the 72 hr layover in SYD.


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RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Wed Aug 23, 2006 5:58 pm

Funny to see all those airlines where F/A get their flights according to their seniority ...

With Air France, F/A are dispatched on Long, Medium, or Short range according to the needs when they are hired. Then twice a year you can ask for a change of "sector".
At the moment, young FA recruited are afftected on the European Network ... and have to wait 1,5/2 years for a transfer on Long-Haul if they wish so.
The most difficult is to be affected on Short Haul (based at Orly), as there is quite a lot of demand and not a lot of places ...

Once on long haul, you are affected to one of the 4 Long Haul centers : AME (Americas) AMO (Africa/Middle East) COI (Carribean/Idian Ocean) or APC (Asia/Pacific). You do between 50% and 75% of your flights on your "center", but every month you can ask for a flight for a destination of any long haul center.

The most requested routes on AF's Long-Haul are :

To make money : CDG-ICN, NRT, KIX, SIN
To have fun : GIG, EZE, BKK
 
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RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Wed Aug 23, 2006 7:29 pm

Quoting Gman3 (Reply 25):
Our #1 at UA just celebrated her 60th anniversary in June. She is based in SFO and I believe she is 81 years old.

I believe in addition to her 60th anniversary, it was her 84th or 85th birthday which was celebrated (can't remember if Iris was born in 1921 or 1922).

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RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Wed Aug 23, 2006 7:30 pm

Quoting Gman3 (Reply 25):
Our #1 at UA just celebrated her 60th anniversary in June. She is based in SFO and I believe she is 81 years old.

YIKES!!

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RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Thu Aug 24, 2006 11:43 am

Quoting FLYACYYZ (Reply 38):
At 80 you're a Mascot.



Quoting Gman3 (Reply 25):
Our #1 at UA just celebrated her 60th anniversary in June. She is based in SFO and I believe she is 81 years old.

Gives whole new meaning to "The World's Most Experienced Airline".

I wonder how many [millions of?] miles she has under her belt. That is quite an acheivement.

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RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Thu Aug 24, 2006 4:03 pm

Quoting Lincoln (Reply 39):
I wonder how many [millions of?] miles she has under her belt.

I have to wonder how many accidents/incidents she has under her belt. She's got to be a great resource on how to deal with stuff, because she has seen it all, I'm sure.

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RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Sat Sep 09, 2006 3:22 am

AT CO, EWR sub bases it varies but some of the top trips are,

The B777, TLV

The B767, HNL, GRU

The B757, Deep Europe, high time Domestic

The B737, high time Central, South America
 
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RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Sat Sep 09, 2006 4:06 am

At UPS it's the afternoon SDF-MHT-SDF turn in the A-300.
 
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RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Sat Sep 09, 2006 6:29 am

Quoting Gman3 (Reply 15):
The most senior trips out of our ORD base at UA are ORD-PEK and ORD-HKG and ORD-PVD

ORD-PVD?!? am i missing something? PVD is a regional airport...can anyone please explain that? its like a 2 hour hop...
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RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Sat Sep 09, 2006 7:56 am

At US anything that's seasonal over the pond always goes very senior, such as VCE & BCN. FCO is always fairly senior although I've also seen a lot of junior people on all the PHL-FCO-PHL flights I've been on. I've heard MUC also turns very senior as well around Oktoberfest and Christmas.
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RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Sat Sep 09, 2006 8:52 pm

in 1992 I flew HNL-MSP on a 747-100 (6601) on NW in the upper deck which was business class but domestically it was coach and it was the luck of the draw if you got the biz class seats but we had the #2 f/a in the upper deck and the #1 f/a in F/C downstairs ironically this was the capt's last flight as he was retiring and our f/a said she had a son the same age as the retiring capt.
 
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RE: Crew What Is The Most Senior Route At Your Airline

Mon Sep 11, 2006 1:42 pm

Quoting HighFlyer9790 (Reply 43):
ORD-PVD?!? am i missing something? PVD is a regional airport...can anyone please explain that? its like a 2 hour hop...

Probably meant ORD-PVG

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