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by unitedchicago
Thu Sep 13, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX10, updates, orders, developments.
Replies: 100
Views: 13364

Re: Boeing 737MAX10, updates, orders, developments.

as the plane rotates, what powers the extension down? maybe a dumb question, but in the wouldn't they need to "push" down the extension vs. just letting it "drop" as the plane lifts off? am i making any sense? ;) There's a big thread on this in the tech-ops forum... https://www....

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by unitedchicago
Thu Sep 13, 2018 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX10, updates, orders, developments.
Replies: 100
Views: 13364

Re: Boeing 737MAX10, updates, orders, developments.

as the plane rotates, what powers the extension down? maybe a dumb question, but in the wouldn't they need to "push" down the extension vs. just letting it "drop" as the plane lifts off? am i making any sense? ;)

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by unitedchicago
Sun Aug 20, 2017 4:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 320427

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

I fly at least every other week from SFO on PS, ORD, Asia, and UK. Polaris seat is great on the 773, especially the one facing full forward...the offset ones have less privacy. And the 787's are great even with the old business class seat. It's quite bigger and newer than the 757 versions. The bette...

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by unitedchicago
Fri Jul 07, 2017 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017
Replies: 1935
Views: 320427

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2017

what the heck happened to N229UA???

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by unitedchicago
Wed Jun 21, 2017 5:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines orders 4 more 77W, converts 100 737MAX's into 100 737MAX10
Replies: 157
Views: 33313

Re: United Airlines orders 4 more 77W, converts 100 737MAX's into 100 737MAX10

Any plans to refresh the interior on the Arbii? The news FC seats and carpet is nice but the sidewalls and bulkheads are quite dated. I get the reason they removed the closet but there's really no divide between the galley and cabin up front.

Also would be great for them to update the AirTran 753...

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by unitedchicago
Sun Jan 01, 2017 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA ORD plans and focus on domestic business
Replies: 61
Views: 11496

Re: UA ORD plans and focus on domestic business

Good to see UA adding back domestic. Anyone have insight into them adding gates to B or C? Also status of new gate layout and seating? Seems a few gates are still testing seating and layout. Also, any plans to update overhead signage? The blue signs are the original from when the terminals opened. T...

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by unitedchicago
Sat Sep 10, 2016 6:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 29
Replies: 779
Views: 146275

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 29

any thoughts on 757 PS replacement plan?

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by unitedchicago
Tue Aug 30, 2016 1:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United names Scott Kirby president
Replies: 80
Views: 11663

Re: United names Scott Kirby president

all fair that he may not be in parker's brain and privy to everything he has planned. but he was a senior exec at aa and certainly knowledgable about key strategic plans and day-to-day operational aspects this alone isn't why you hire him but certainly is helpful to have A president will be aware o...

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by unitedchicago
Mon Aug 29, 2016 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United names Scott Kirby president
Replies: 80
Views: 11663

Re: United names Scott Kirby president

all fair that he may not be in parker's brain and privy to everything he has planned. but he was a senior exec at aa and certainly knowledgable about key strategic plans and day-to-day operational aspects

this alone isn't why you hire him but certainly is helpful to have

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by unitedchicago
Mon Aug 29, 2016 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United names Scott Kirby president
Replies: 80
Views: 11663

Re: United names Scott Kirby president

He has no non compete
Don't believe he was forced out. He'd have to wait too long for ceo at AA. This is a path albeit will compete with new cfo and commercial officer

Brilliant move by Oscar

All the competitive insight about what aa is doing...

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by unitedchicago
Sat Aug 27, 2016 5:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 29
Replies: 779
Views: 146275

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 29

two questions

if the -222's (assume these are PS birds) aren't long for the fleet, what will replace them and how soon do they have to decide?

also the AVOD interface on the -224's is so clowny and bad. can they upgrade it to what they use on the -222's?

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by unitedchicago
Sat Jul 09, 2016 2:15 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Where has the conversation gone?
Replies: 33
Views: 3173

Re: Where has the conversation gone?

The monetization part doesn't bother me. A.net is providing, for free, a forum and large photo database to the user. However, they have costs to maintain the site. They understandably need to generate revenue to cover costs and I'm fine if they make some money too. That said, this new user experienc...

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by unitedchicago
Sat May 21, 2016 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Egypt Air 804 Paris-Cairo Missing
Replies: 1187
Views: 71050

RE: Egypt Air 804 Paris-Cairo Missing Part 4

In this CNN and Trump day and age, it's maddening to see such a rush to judgement. Most of us on here know how these things go. No one will know what truly happened until the CVR, CDR, and key wreckage is located and a formal report issued. That said, there tends to be a gut feeling about these thin...

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by unitedchicago
Sun May 15, 2016 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 29
Replies: 779
Views: 146275

RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status - Part 29

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/VC10er" class="quote" target="_blank">VC10er</a> (<a href="#52" class="quote">Reply 52</a>):<br/><i>I love the old <acronym title="United Airlin...

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by unitedchicago
Fri Oct 16, 2015 11:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL And Munoz Labor Summit - Sorry Can't Make It
Replies: 61
Views: 12517

RE: UAL And Munoz Labor Summit - Sorry Can't Make It

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jfklganyc" class="quote" target="_blank">jfklganyc</a> (<a href="#60" class="quote">Reply 60</a>):<br/><i>Guys, stop beating up the OP. He was g...

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by unitedchicago
Fri Oct 16, 2015 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL And Munoz Labor Summit - Sorry Can't Make It
Replies: 61
Views: 12517

RE: UAL And Munoz Labor Summit - Sorry Can't Make It

I think the original poster of this thread owes an apology to Mr Munoz via this board.

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by unitedchicago
Fri Oct 16, 2015 8:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next Up For UA @ SFO?
Replies: 40
Views: 6273

RE: Next Up For UA @ SFO?

does anyone know if they have plans to refurbish the 70 and 80 gates after the last few 60 gates are done?

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by unitedchicago
Fri Sep 11, 2015 6:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Unveils New Premium Seat For Narrowbody Fleet
Replies: 92
Views: 21627

RE: UA Unveils New Premium Seat For Narrowbody Fleet

Was that a 737 in the video? Assume the airbii aren't adding back in a closet in first?

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by unitedchicago
Wed Sep 09, 2015 3:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Names Munoz CEO, Smisek Steps Down
Replies: 261
Views: 36517

RE: United Names Munoz CEO, Smisek Steps Down

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TW870" class="quote" target="_blank">TW870</a> (<a href="#168" class="quote">Reply 168</a>):<br/><i>Bottom line is that regardless of the legal ...

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by unitedchicago
Wed Sep 09, 2015 3:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Names Munoz CEO, Smisek Steps Down
Replies: 261
Views: 36517

RE: United Names Munoz CEO, Smisek Steps Down

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Airportugal310" class="quote" target="_blank">Airportugal310</a> (<a href="#159" class="quote">Reply 159</a>):<br/><i>Well let's see. Ferris was...

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by unitedchicago
Wed Sep 09, 2015 3:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Names Munoz CEO, Smisek Steps Down
Replies: 261
Views: 36517

RE: United Names Munoz CEO, Smisek Steps Down

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/philabos" class="quote" target="_blank">philabos</a> (<a href="#153" class="quote">Reply 153</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Ferris boug...

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by unitedchicago
Sun Aug 30, 2015 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Shifts Bulk Of 787 Flying To West Coast
Replies: 120
Views: 23923

RE: United Shifts Bulk Of 787 Flying To West Coast

As a <acronym title="Airfoyle (United Kingdom) and Grant Aviation (USA)">GS</acronym> who pays (or company pays) full fare business class internationally so I get the upgrade...but never buys GlobalFirst, I will miss the product. And when it was becoming clear that it was likely to go away, I was li...

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by unitedchicago
Thu Aug 21, 2014 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United To Lure Top Fliers With Hot Meals
Replies: 104
Views: 17146

RE: United To Lure Top Fliers With Hot Meals

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jetwet1" class="quote" target="_blank">jetwet1</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i>The Kona coffee is much better than Starbu...

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by unitedchicago
Wed Aug 13, 2014 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 20
Replies: 212
Views: 39346

RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 20

Any estimates on when the 767's and non PS 757's will get wifi? 787's?

thanks!

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by unitedchicago
Sat Apr 26, 2014 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Posts Hefty Q1 Loss
Replies: 286
Views: 29906

RE: United Posts Hefty Q1 Loss

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/UA444" class="quote" target="_blank">UA444</a> (<a href="#221" class="quote">Reply 221</a>):<br/><i>Alan Mulally was in consideration back in 20...

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by unitedchicago
Fri Apr 25, 2014 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Posts Hefty Q1 Loss
Replies: 286
Views: 29906

RE: United Posts Hefty Q1 Loss

Let's hire Alan Mulally as CEO since he's leaving Ford this year

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by unitedchicago
Fri Apr 18, 2014 4:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 55
Replies: 347
Views: 54282

RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 55

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/LTC8K6" class="quote" target="_blank">LTC8K6</a> (<a href="#242" class="quote">Reply 242</a>):<br/><i>No, you'd have to know to go find the CBs....

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by unitedchicago
Fri Apr 18, 2014 4:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 55
Replies: 347
Views: 54282

RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 55

quick question and sorry if this has been covered

can the CVR and FDR be disabled from the cockpit on the 777?

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by unitedchicago
Sun Apr 06, 2014 1:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 19
Replies: 214
Views: 41426

RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 19

do the 737 slimlines have direct tv on the back or are slims just for the streaming product?

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by unitedchicago
Wed Apr 02, 2014 5:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA New Website Design
Replies: 25
Views: 9032

RE: UA New Website Design

when is it going live?

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by unitedchicago
Tue Mar 11, 2014 3:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Trans Atlantic 757
Replies: 52
Views: 15362

RE: UA Trans Atlantic 757

flew my first sCO 752 ord-sfo a week ago is there any plan to switch the AVOD to United's product? <acronym title="Ukraine International Airlines">PS</acronym> has the <acronym title="Aero Service (Congo-Brazzaville)">BF</acronym> seats but United's AVOD product. sCO's user interface on AVOD is horr...

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by unitedchicago
Sat Jan 04, 2014 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 18
Replies: 253
Views: 45629

RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 18

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jetblastdubai" class="quote" target="_blank">jetblastdubai</a> (<a href="#95" class="quote">Reply 95</a>):<br/><i>How will the inconsistency gro...

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by unitedchicago
Sat Dec 28, 2013 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 18
Replies: 253
Views: 45629

RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 18

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AviationAddict" class="quote" target="_blank">AviationAddict</a> (<a href="#87" class="quote">Reply 87</a>):<br/><i>I started flying <acronym ti...

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by unitedchicago
Mon Dec 09, 2013 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 18
Replies: 253
Views: 45629

RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 18

good insight united1 - thanks for sharing would hate to lose directtv. imo it's the standard for domestic IFE and feels more and more like the standard for the industry. hope they can just re-negotiate the contract vs. dump it when the contract is up while the logic for what plane has what IFE (beac...

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by unitedchicago
Mon Dec 09, 2013 5:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 18
Replies: 253
Views: 45629

RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 18

why are some 739ers getting directtv and some streaming?
also why is it taking so long for them to install power to the 744 coach seats and why not install slimlines on arbii w/power from the start?

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by unitedchicago
Mon Dec 09, 2013 2:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 18
Replies: 253
Views: 45629

RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 18

thanks United1

just feels like they're building such a hodgepodge of inflight and inconsistent inflight experience

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by unitedchicago
Mon Dec 09, 2013 12:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 18
Replies: 253
Views: 45629

RE: United Fleet Upgrade Status Part 18

I sat in the new slim line on a320 exit row. i'm a loyal <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> UGS so not bashing here when i say the seat was horrible. not comfortable at all. are the depth of the actual bottom seat shorter in the exit row to allow necessary clearance for exit or are ...

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by unitedchicago
Sat Jul 06, 2013 10:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OZ 777 Crash At SFO Part 2
Replies: 257
Views: 130603

RE: OZ 777 Crash At SFO Part 2

Hello, With all the speculation naturally occurring in the press and on social media, I'm in a bit of a back-and-forth with someone that is saying that the "autolanding" system was suspect. I know - ridiculous. I wrote back that landings are hand flown. Person then showed YouTube link showing cockpi...

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by unitedchicago
Sat Dec 15, 2012 6:28 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: RJ 700 Cockpit Automated Voice "cell Call"
Replies: 14
Views: 7095

RJ 700 Cockpit Automated Voice "cell Call"

Hello, I've been meaning to post this. I've heard a cockpit automated voice come from the <acronym title="Royal Jordanian">RJ</acronym> 700 saying something to the effect of "cell call". Not sure I have that right but believe it's something ending in "call". It's only when we're parked at the gate. ...

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by unitedchicago
Tue Nov 13, 2012 3:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eastern... And The C919
Replies: 35
Views: 3187

RE: Eastern... And The C919

ever think they did it so it would be passed around and discussed in social forums such as this one...and thereby generating a lot of earned media?

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by unitedchicago
Sat Nov 03, 2012 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New DL Safety Video Starts Thursday.
Replies: 72
Views: 9434

RE: New DL Safety Video Starts Thursday.

Sorry but these are really bad. The jokes are sophomoric at best and a good 1:30 longer than UA's. Do you really want to sit through nearly 5 minutes of considering at least 1 minute is sophomoric fluff?

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by unitedchicago
Sun Sep 09, 2012 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA WiFi Status
Replies: 21
Views: 4384

UA WiFi Status

Hello,

Does anyone have insight into the schedule for satellite wifi installation on UA aircraft?

Thanks!

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by unitedchicago
Tue Aug 06, 2002 11:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Look At The Final 727 At LGA
Replies: 30
Views: 5502

RE: Look At The Final 727 At LGA

Yikes BigPhil...lose the gun pics.

Actually...I would expect Trump's 727 to fly in and out of LGA. I always see her parked while I'm in Red Carpet.

I was just thinking the other day how i kind of miss the old whine of the engines and long long long take-off roll.

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by unitedchicago
Sat Jun 08, 2002 2:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Record Flight Performance
Replies: 4
Views: 1531

RE: UA Record Flight Performance

Good question Mlsrar. I would still say the asian routes were the best. American doesn't have any deep presence in asia. American overpaid for the LHR routes from Icahn because Icahn new he had AA over a barrel.

Go UA!

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by unitedchicago
Fri Jun 07, 2002 10:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Record Flight Performance
Replies: 4
Views: 1531

UA Record Flight Performance

Hello everyone. Call me sappy, naive, or too attached to my Premier Executive status  <img src="/discussions/graphics/wink.gif" ALT="Big grin">...but way to go people of United for a record month in terms of performance! I know they nay sayers will spout that they're flying a reduced schedule, ...

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by unitedchicago
Sat Jun 01, 2002 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Colors For United -- "Sharing The Sky" V 2.0
Replies: 19
Views: 5232

RE: New Colors For United -- "Sharing The Sky" V 2.0

I LOVE it! Nice job guys.

I amagine that the new ceo - whenever he/she arrives - will want to put his/her mark on the company.

hope it's close to this design!

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by unitedchicago
Tue May 14, 2002 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 12 May 1982-2002 20 Yrs After The Braniff Shutdown
Replies: 35
Views: 1935

RE: 12 May 1982-2002 20 Yrs After The Braniff Shutdown

Hi all...thanks BraniffPlace for the post. I'm not sure if any of you have heard or read the book - Splash of Colors. It chronicles the rise and fall of Braniff...great reading and cool pictures.

Take care

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by unitedchicago
Sat Dec 30, 2000 4:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Non-revs In 1st Class
Replies: 50
Views: 4505

RE: Non-revs In 1st Class

First of all to Notdownnlocked, I am 29 and have a professional job. I no longer am elegible for space available non rev. I now fly United as a business traveler and almost always upgrade to first - when seats are open. Sorry to all of those non-revs if I've taken your seat  <img src="/discussi...

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by unitedchicago
Fri Dec 29, 2000 3:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Non-revs In 1st Class
Replies: 50
Views: 4505

Ever Hear Of Sa?

All: Employees of airlines only get a seat on a flight if, if there are empty seats. Read: if an employee is in first class, then the first cabin was not completely sold. This also includes frequent flyer upgrades. Every employee has a boarding priority...it's usually last of the last. The exception...

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