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by 737Captain
Sat May 02, 2020 4:50 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Alaska to Require Masks
Replies: 8
Views: 1317

Re: Alaska to Require Masks

this is all such a joke. if it were truly a life saving measure, this should have been in place weeks ago. now, when one airline says they will do it, all of them jump on ship so they don't look foolish, when they already look foolish for not taking drastic measure at the beginning of all of this. ...

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by 737Captain
Sat May 13, 2006 11:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: N88ZL To BQK Today
Replies: 2
Views: 1660

RE: N88ZL To BQK Today

I can tell you that it was in <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> to be viewed by potential buyers. I don't know if anyone who viewed it in <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> actually...

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by 737Captain
Mon Mar 14, 2005 4:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Express Emergency At PHX With Pics
Replies: 40
Views: 14249

RE: United Express Emergency At PHX With Pics

The Skywest CRJ-200 returned to the field after reporting abnormal sounds in the engine. I don't know if a panel happened to have fallen off, but I drove by that aircraft sometime after it landed and did not see anything abnormal. As a matter of fact I believe it left <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky H...

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by 737Captain
Wed Feb 16, 2005 4:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight Academies
Replies: 26
Views: 2126

RE: Flight Academies

My apologies, I guess the multi time all depends on what program you go through. I was just quoting what a friend had told me earlier. At ATP if you go the Airline career pilot route you get 190 hours of precious multi-time and 140 if you go the direct track airline placement route. Sorry for the ba...

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by 737Captain
Wed Feb 16, 2005 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight Academies
Replies: 26
Views: 2126

RE: Flight Academies

I highly recommend ATP as well. I and many others I work with have nothing but good to say about that flight school. You get much valued multi time at ATP- approximately 225 upon finishing all of your ratings. One thing you have to remember about Delta Connection Academy and Mesa Pilot development i...

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by 737Captain
Fri Jan 21, 2005 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mesa Air To Pursue Aloha Airlines?
Replies: 13
Views: 3885

RE: Mesa Air To Pursue Aloha Airlines?

I can't see how YV operating flights for any airline would be beneficial. All I have to say is good luck to any airline that uses YV for it's express flights.

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by 737Captain
Wed Jan 12, 2005 4:11 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-18 Screams Over SFO
Replies: 12
Views: 6045

RE: F-18 Screams Over SFO

I don't know about <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>, but here in <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> it is not an uncommon sight at all to see F-18's and the like going in and out. Cu...

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by 737Captain
Mon Nov 08, 2004 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight 77 Controversy Info Please
Replies: 3
Views: 2883

Flight 77 Controversy Info Please

Hey all- I am writing a paper on the <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> Flight 77 pentagon controversy for one of my classes. I was wondering if anyone could post some websites that support both sides of the controversy. Thank you in advance for the help.<br><br>[Edited 2004-11-08...

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by 737Captain
Fri Oct 22, 2004 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Airline Employees Fly B6?
Replies: 5
Views: 3131

RE: Any Airline Employees Fly B6?

When I used to work for <acronym title="Mesa Airlines (USA)">YV</acronym> about 5 months ago I got on a <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym>-<acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</...

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by 737Captain
Thu Oct 21, 2004 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oct. 20th 2004 : Very Important Day In US Aviation
Replies: 46
Views: 12515

RE: Oct. 20th 2004 : Very Important Day In US Aviation

HAHA I certainly agree with #4. I may have come on strong, but I was just defending those "get out of my country" responses because I can see why they would think such a thing. I'm not saying I agree, I just understand. I agree with what you are saying in #2. Regarding #3, maybe i had a brain fart, ...

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by 737Captain
Thu Oct 21, 2004 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oct. 20th 2004 : Very Important Day In US Aviation
Replies: 46
Views: 12515

RE: Oct. 20th 2004 : Very Important Day In US Aviation

Your recent reply is proof enough that you have no clue what you are talking about. If you had been wise enough to read my profile you would see I live in Arizona, I have never been to Texas in my lifetime. Good guess with the gun too..not! I along with millions of other Americans own a gun, because...

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by 737Captain
Thu Oct 21, 2004 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oct. 20th 2004 : Very Important Day In US Aviation
Replies: 46
Views: 12515

RE: Oct. 20th 2004 : Very Important Day In US Aviation

Macdaddy- When was the last time somebody hijacked a coupla <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym> 767's and flew them into the Houses of Parliament or Buckingham palace? I don't believe that has happened has it? For you to say that the people who disagree with Bahadir are just disagreeing be...

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by 737Captain
Thu Oct 21, 2004 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oct. 20th 2004 : Very Important Day In US Aviation
Replies: 46
Views: 12515

RE: Oct. 20th 2004 : Very Important Day In US Aviation

While I empathize with many of you also affected by this new law, I agree with it. It may not be perfect yet, but I am confident that it will be ammended and become a valuable law in fighting terrorist attacks. The only people objecting to such a law should be people with something to hide. It makes...

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by 737Captain
Thu Oct 21, 2004 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FBI Investigates Holes Found In Commercial Jets
Replies: 24
Views: 9962

RE: FBI Investigates Holes Found In Commercial Jets

I totally agree that there is no excuse for such behavior, but something tells me that the employee that did this really does not care. When someone gets that upset they are not thinking rational like you and I. It does make me nervous that somebody would put holes in the belly of a jetliner because...

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by 737Captain
Thu Oct 14, 2004 1:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 8.5 Hours In LHR To Move From T3 To T4
Replies: 27
Views: 11040

RE: 8.5 Hours In LHR To Move From T3 To T4

This is a map of the London underground. <a href="http://www.afn.org/~alplatt/tube.html" target=_blank>http://www.afn.org/~alplatt/tube.html</a> I guess I was somewhat wrong, not all the tube lines run through King's Cross/St. Pancras, but a large majority of them do. Enjoy London! I would love to g...

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by 737Captain
Thu Oct 14, 2004 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 8.5 Hours In LHR To Move From T3 To T4
Replies: 27
Views: 11040

RE: 8.5 Hours In LHR To Move From T3 To T4

I believe you can take the Piccadilly tube line into London. That is what I took last time I visited that awesome city. I believe it has stops at all of the terminals. If you take that line to King's Cross/St. Pancras station you can transfer to almost any of the tube lines that run through London. ...

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by 737Captain
Sat Oct 09, 2004 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 717 As A MD80 Replacement
Replies: 23
Views: 4779

RE: 717 As A MD80 Replacement

"As we all know the MD-80 can pull off things that a B737 would struggle at doing"

Long field takeoffs?

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by 737Captain
Fri Oct 08, 2004 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Airline Owned By Dogrib Tribe?
Replies: 2
Views: 3213

RE: Canadian Airline Owned By Dogrib Tribe?

Awesome! Thanks for the information.

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by 737Captain
Thu Oct 07, 2004 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canadian Airline Owned By Dogrib Tribe?
Replies: 2
Views: 3213

Canadian Airline Owned By Dogrib Tribe?

Tonight I was reading an anthropology book and came across an interesting excerpt. According to the book there is an Aboriginal tribe called the Dogrib. They have self-rule of 15,000 sq. miles of land between the Great Slave Lake and the Great Bear Lake in northern Canada. The article says they own ...

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by 737Captain
Wed Oct 06, 2004 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Gets ATA 800's - It's (un)official
Replies: 94
Views: 14607

RE: WN Gets ATA 800's - It's (un)official

I'll believe it when I see it in a press release. That is way too many planes to pick up and operate with the amount of pilots <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> currently employs. While I would love to see the -800 in <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> colors...

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by 737Captain
Wed Oct 06, 2004 12:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best And The Ugliest
Replies: 25
Views: 4678

RE: Best And The Ugliest

Best: Boeing 737-800 w/ winglets, B-E-A-utiful <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/662084/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/662084/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/4/8/0/662084.jpg" ALT="Click h...

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by 737Captain
Tue Sep 28, 2004 11:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Blue Is Coming To PHX! Look Out WN!
Replies: 43
Views: 7864

RE: Jet Blue Is Coming To PHX! Look Out WN!

Does anyone happen to know who is going to work those flights? Is Jetblue hiring their own people or will they contract it out to someone like serviceair?

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by 737Captain
Sun Sep 19, 2004 9:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YV CRJ-200 To Make Crash Landing In BOI
Replies: 48
Views: 13756

RE: YV CRJ-200 To Make Crash Landing In BOI

Haha, I knew someone would have a problem with me putting "crash landing" instead of emergency landing, but I disagree. I worded the topic accurately with the preliminary information I had received. My understanding was that the axle had come off in flight, therefore it would be a crash landing sinc...

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by 737Captain
Sun Sep 19, 2004 6:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YV CRJ-200 To Make Crash Landing In BOI
Replies: 48
Views: 13756

RE: YV CRJ-200 To Make Crash Landing In BOI

AV8rphx- Firstly, no offense man, but if the nose wheel axle fell off, you don't have much of a choice but to land without it. Secondly, the nose gear is not a critical flight control, therefore the plane would not need to turn around and land immediately, they have time to asses the situation in ai...

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by 737Captain
Sun Sep 19, 2004 6:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YV CRJ-200 To Make Crash Landing In BOI
Replies: 48
Views: 13756

RE: YV CRJ-200 To Make Crash Landing In BOI

Airbus- I'm not sure when it is expected to land, my friend said he would call and let me know as soon as the plane is on the ground. Delta- I too am somewhat disturbed to hear about this too. I'm sure the FAA will be all over <acronym title="Mesa Airlines (USA)">YV</acronym> for this one. IMO it is...

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by 737Captain
Sun Sep 19, 2004 6:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YV CRJ-200 To Make Crash Landing In BOI
Replies: 48
Views: 13756

YV CRJ-200 To Make Crash Landing In BOI

I just got a call from a reliable source who works at Mesa that A/C 353's nosewheel axle fell off right after takeoff from <acronym title="Kalispell - Glacier Park International (Flathead County) (FCA / KFCA), USA - Montana">FCA</acronym> and is diverting to <acronym title="Boise Air Terminal/Gowen ...

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by 737Captain
Mon Aug 30, 2004 9:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does Northwest Fly Widebodies Domestically?
Replies: 36
Views: 6706

RE: Does Northwest Fly Widebodies Domestically?

I'm not too sure about domestic wide-body flights for <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> currently, but I did fly a DC-10 <acronym title="Minneapolis / St. Paul - International / Wold Chamberlain Field (MSP / KMSP), USA - Minnesota">MSP</acronym>-<acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Har...

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by 737Captain
Mon Aug 09, 2004 11:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Should Boeing And The US Do?
Replies: 115
Views: 11919

RE: What Should Boeing And The US Do?

Can somebody please explain to me why A380900 is so proud that Airbus owes it's so called "success" in producing commercial aircraft to none other than their own government! They might as well call it FranceBus. I don't know about you, but I can't be proud of something I achieved if I was helped, or...

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by 737Captain
Thu Aug 05, 2004 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HP Express Turns Up The Heat
Replies: 33
Views: 3683

RE: HP Express Turns Up The Heat

I'm an ex-YV ramper in <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> and have tons of friends still working down there, and I too would have to agree with Freshlove, Av8rPHX and ASUflyer05 that what you said was offensive.....You have absolutely no clu...

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by 737Captain
Sun Aug 01, 2004 5:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Mesa Airlines Employees?
Replies: 57
Views: 4881

RE: Any Mesa Airlines Employees?

Av8rPHX- I don't know if it has caught on systemwide or not-I know it was used here in <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> quite a bit on the radio by myself and a slew of others as of about a month ago..... I remember being there when the wh...

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by 737Captain
Sat Jul 31, 2004 6:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Mesa Airlines Employees?
Replies: 57
Views: 4881

RE: Any Mesa Airlines Employees?

I left Mesa two months ago, and I'd have to say that they are one of the most unprofessional and poorly run companies in the world. On the other hand I'd have to say that the Mesa ramp and gate agents in <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> ar...

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by 737Captain
Sat Jul 31, 2004 6:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Music In The Cockpit
Replies: 35
Views: 9695

RE: Music In The Cockpit

When I worked for <acronym title="Mesa Airlines (USA)">YV</acronym> in <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> I would often go into the flight deck on the Dash-8's when certain pilots were on board and listen to KOOL 94.5 (local oldies station) ...

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by 737Captain
Fri Jul 16, 2004 4:39 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Long Taxi
Replies: 21
Views: 3984

RE: Long Taxi

My longest taxi occurred last summer while traveling from <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym>-<acronym title="Santa Ana - John Wayne / Orange County (SNA / KSNA), USA - California">SNA</acronym> on a <acronym title="Mesa Airlines (USA)">YV</a...

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by 737Captain
Tue Jul 13, 2004 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Most Flown Route In One Day?
Replies: 60
Views: 13343

RE: The Most Flown Route In One Day?

I believe <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym>-<acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym> and <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym>-<acron...

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by 737Captain
Tue Jul 13, 2004 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions On Damages By Ground Handling Companies
Replies: 19
Views: 5997

RE: Questions On Damages By Ground Handling Compan

Regarding airlines other then <acronym title="Mesa Airlines (USA)">YV</acronym> the worst I have heard of was caused by some <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> mechanics in <acronym title="New York - La Guardia (LGA / KLGA), USA - New York">LGA</acronym> or SEA(my email says SEA,...

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by 737Captain
Tue Jul 13, 2004 3:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questions On Damages By Ground Handling Companies
Replies: 19
Views: 5997

RE: Questions On Damages By Ground Handling Compan

I'd have to agree with Matthewkh on this one. I worked for Mesa airlines(non-union) in <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> as a ramp lead (and supervisor on many occasions) and cannot begin to count how many times somebody damaged brand new e...

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by 737Captain
Tue Jul 13, 2004 6:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Blue To Phoenix
Replies: 84
Views: 9645

RE: Jet Blue To Phoenix

Matthewkh-
Thanks for the info, it's greatly appreciated!

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by 737Captain
Tue Jul 13, 2004 6:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Blue To Phoenix
Replies: 84
Views: 9645

RE: Jet Blue To Phoenix

matthewkh-
Do you remember any info on those positions for ATS in PHX? I need a part time job to help pay for school  Smile

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by 737Captain
Tue Jul 13, 2004 4:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Blue To Phoenix
Replies: 84
Views: 9645

RE:Jet Blue To Phoenix

<i>Anybody have any idea what terminal / gates <acronym title="JetBlue Airways (USA)">B6</acronym> will use? I'm guessing <acronym title="Eastern Airways (United Kingdom)">T3</acronym> somewhere; do they share gates with other airlines anywhere else?</i> I too am wondering the same thing, the most l...

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by 737Captain
Sun Jul 11, 2004 6:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Check Out This Jetway!
Replies: 8
Views: 6116

RE: Check Out This Jetway!

In <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> Mesa uses gates B22-B28 daily, and when those jetways are positioned to hook up with an rj or even airstairs they frequently look like that until the platform is leveled out just as previous posts have s...

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by 737Captain
Sat Jul 03, 2004 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Non-US Airport Diagrams
Replies: 3
Views: 2919

RE: Non-US Airport Diagrams

If you do not intend on using them for real world navigation, then this site is for you. It contains SIDS, STARS, and airport diagrams for many countries and airports in Europe, some are missing, but hey, it's the best site I could find. <a href="http://www.ivao.org/db/ss/maps.asp?Id=1" target=_blan...

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by 737Captain
Fri Jul 02, 2004 5:35 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Bumpiest Take Offs?
Replies: 31
Views: 3950

RE: Bumpiest Take Offs?

Present day <acronym title="AB Airlines (United Kingdom)">7L</acronym>-25R in <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> used to be horribly bumpy, but then again that was back in the day before they resurfaced all the runways......... Ahhh to be yo...

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by 737Captain
Fri Jul 02, 2004 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Email I Wrote To UA Re: F Class & FC Lounge
Replies: 193
Views: 12022

RE: Email I Wrote To UA Re: F Class & FC Lounge

S12PPL said- <i>"And for your information it was on a 757, dinner WAS served, and it WAS served with a nice wine."</i> I certainly hope you didn't drink that wine, your not quite old enough to do that, and you certainly have quite the mouth, it may do you some good to sit back, relax, and read the p...

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by 737Captain
Wed Jun 30, 2004 7:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Email I Wrote To UA Re: F Class & FC Lounge
Replies: 193
Views: 12022

RE: Email I Wrote To UA Re: F Class & FC Lounge

While I hate to sound cold hearted and mean........The fact of the matter is that it's a dog-eat-dog world out there, and in order to survive as an airline you need to provide a superior service. It's not benjamin's fault <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> is in bankruptcy and can't...

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by 737Captain
Tue Jun 29, 2004 9:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Celebrities And Commercial Aviation
Replies: 7
Views: 5616

RE: Celebrities And Commercial Aviation

Cougaraviator- I worked for <acronym title="Mesa Airlines (USA)">YV</acronym> in <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> for almost a year and saw many celebrities, Charles Barkley included, and as far as I know none of the celebrities were allow...

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by 737Captain
Mon Jun 21, 2004 8:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NW- King Of The Aircraft Swap?
Replies: 15
Views: 4980

RE: NW- King Of The Aircraft Swap?

HAHAHA........Asuflyer05 and Av8erphx.......you hit that one on the head...<acronym title="Mesa Airlines (USA)">YV</acronym> is notorios for their a/c swaps, it gets pretty ridiculous almost every day. Only at mesa could you swap a/c for a delayed flight 6 times throughout the day, and then cancel t...

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by 737Captain
Sun Jun 13, 2004 12:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Duct-taped Winglet
Replies: 25
Views: 7164

RE: Duct-taped Winglet

Ha, I'm assuming those US Express a/c are <acronym title="Mesa Airlines (USA)">YV</acronym> planes. I know in <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> the <acronym title="Mesa Airlines (USA)">YV</acronym> employees joke that the Dash 8's wings are...

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by 737Captain
Wed Jun 02, 2004 8:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mainline Vs. Express
Replies: 4
Views: 2023

RE: Mainline Vs. Express

Don't they realize by not helping to solve the problems between <acronym title="Mesa Airlines (USA)">YV</acronym> and themselves they are hurting our performance, and in-turn, it hurts <acronym title="America West Airlines (USA)">HP</acronym>'s overall image, because let's face it......most passenge...

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by 737Captain
Wed Jun 02, 2004 7:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mainline Vs. Express
Replies: 4
Views: 2023

Mainline Vs. Express

Having worked here in <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> for <acronym title="Mesa Airlines (USA)">YV</acronym> for quite some time, I have noticed that for some reason almost all of the <acronym title="America West Airlines (USA)">HP</acrony...

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by 737Captain
Tue Jun 01, 2004 8:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Difficult Aircraft Push Backs
Replies: 29
Views: 3754

RE: Difficult Aircraft Push Backs

In <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym> the <acronym title="Mesa Airlines (USA)">YV</acronym> rampers have their work cut out for them when they push out of the B18 or B1 gates. The gate alignment there manages to cram 5 regional aircraft into...

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