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by catiii
Tue Apr 13, 2021 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue's first A220 rolls out/entry into service
Replies: 212
Views: 46097

Re: Jetblue's first A220 rolls out/entry into service

They named an E-190 Usto Schulz. There is also A321Neo named after David Neelman. I get those two. Both responsible for the launch of Jetblue. Rob Dewar though I don't get. Rob Dewar is seen as the father of the entire CSeries/A220 program. Separately, I do wonder why all the flights to different s...

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by catiii
Mon Apr 12, 2021 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue's first A220 rolls out/entry into service
Replies: 212
Views: 46097

Re: Jetblue's first A220 rolls out/entry into service

ExMilitaryEng wrote:
Any airlines that bought the CSeries/A220 would also agree with that choice.

Not only for his competence in managing this complex program (for a small cash strapped OEM), but also for his extremely professional / devoted interactions with the clients.


Well said.

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by catiii
Mon Apr 12, 2021 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue's first A220 rolls out/entry into service
Replies: 212
Views: 46097

Re: Jetblue's first A220 rolls out/entry into service

Rob Dewar :confused: . I know who he is but why? So much more creative names out there. When did Jetblue depart from naming their airplanes with blue-inspired names? They named an E-190 Usto Schulz. There is also A321Neo named after David Neelman. I get those two. Both responsible for the launch of...

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by catiii
Sun Apr 11, 2021 12:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC-8 at Santa Monica?
Replies: 16
Views: 5207

Re: DC-8 at Santa Monica?

(For additional discussion, a Pan Am 707 visited DCA in 1958 to have a bottle of champagne to be smashed on her nose by Eisenhower’s missus, and a MATS 707 flew RFK’s body into LGA to lie in state at St Patrick’s Cathedral. Just a couple of examples of unusual short field ops.) A 707 at DCA is noth...

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by catiii
Wed Apr 07, 2021 2:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AAL 548 Redirected - Question?
Replies: 21
Views: 3229

Re: AAL 548 Redirected - Question?

Do they go out heave to avoid refueling in GEO? Or cargo and excess baggage? Or both? GEO has extremely heavy baggage loads and AA will take some additional fuel but not enough to completely avoid refueling. Just wondering why that is? Why more bags compared to other airports? It’s cultural. People...

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by catiii
Tue Apr 06, 2021 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sunday April-04 Delta Cancellations?
Replies: 96
Views: 13453

Re: Sunday April-04 Delta Cancellations?

MohawkWeekend wrote:
JoseSalazar - you are spot on. That exactly how I understood from reading the airlines petitions. It seems the other airlines used their subsidies (that's what it was) to be able to gear back up better than DL


Link to those “petitions?”

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by catiii
Tue Apr 06, 2021 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sunday April-04 Delta Cancellations?
Replies: 96
Views: 13453

Re: Sunday Delta Cancellations?

I think the issue people have is that taxpayers paid almost all personnel costs for airlines for the last 12 months to be able to “just turn the airline on again” for the recovery and save airlines from having to furlough and displace a bunch of pilots, which would take years to recover from from a...

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by catiii
Mon Apr 05, 2021 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sunday April-04 Delta Cancellations?
Replies: 96
Views: 13453

Re: Sunday Delta Cancellations?

It’s absolutely unreal that any airline has any type of staffing shortage right now Why? Most airlines have been operating at a fraction of peak pandemic schedule. Most airlines have had flight and inflight on LTO. They have to requal. You don’t just turn the airline on again. I think the issue peo...

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by catiii
Mon Apr 05, 2021 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sunday April-04 Delta Cancellations?
Replies: 96
Views: 13453

Re: Sunday Delta Cancellations?

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32andBelow wrote:
It’s absolutely unreal that any airline has any type of staffing shortage right now


Why? Most airlines have been operating at a fraction of peak pandemic schedule. Most airlines have had flight and inflight on LTO. They have to requal. You don’t just turn the airline on again.

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by catiii
Fri Apr 02, 2021 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Carriers Vistara and SpiceJet Bag Coveted London Heathrow LHR Slots for S21
Replies: 101
Views: 9824

Re: Indian Carriers Vistara and SpiceJet Bag Coveted London Heathrow LHR Slots for S21

Well, then let's just start saying that covid should vanish. Because why stop at fanciful mediums. The point is that B6 has no control over this. So bringing it up as a "what they should do" is worthless. the situation is what it is and B6 doesn't control border policies. JetBlue doesn’t ...

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by catiii
Fri Apr 02, 2021 2:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Carriers Vistara and SpiceJet Bag Coveted London Heathrow LHR Slots for S21
Replies: 101
Views: 9824

Re: Indian Carriers Vistara and SpiceJet Bag Coveted London Heathrow LHR Slots for S21

It has nothing to do with the carriers air service. It's a perfectly fine statement in a COVID thread. It had to do with launching trans border flights to LHR given the ACL awards and for which they've obtained three months worth of non-historic slots, in the middle of a pandemic, and if that made ...

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by catiii
Fri Apr 02, 2021 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Carriers Vistara and SpiceJet Bag Coveted London Heathrow LHR Slots for S21
Replies: 101
Views: 9824

Re: Indian Carriers Vistara and SpiceJet Bag Coveted London Heathrow LHR Slots for S21

It has nothing to do with the carriers air service. It's a perfectly fine statement in a COVID thread. It had to do with launching trans border flights to LHR given the ACL awards and for which they've obtained three months worth of non-historic slots, in the middle of a pandemic, and if that made ...

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by catiii
Thu Apr 01, 2021 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Carriers Vistara and SpiceJet Bag Coveted London Heathrow LHR Slots for S21
Replies: 101
Views: 9824

Re: Indian Carriers Vistara and SpiceJet Bag Coveted London Heathrow LHR Slots for S21

It has nothing to do with the carriers air service. It's a perfectly fine statement in a COVID thread. It had to do with launching trans border flights to LHR given the ACL awards and for which they've obtained three months worth of non-historic slots, in the middle of a pandemic, and if that made ...

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by catiii
Thu Apr 01, 2021 12:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Carriers Vistara and SpiceJet Bag Coveted London Heathrow LHR Slots for S21
Replies: 101
Views: 9824

Re: Indian Carriers Vistara and SpiceJet Bag Coveted London Heathrow LHR Slots for S21

JetBlue would be crazy to launch flights when there's still a ban on travel to the US for the general visitor. Hopefully an air bridge with the UK will be announced soon and a firm date given for travel to restart, then we'll see B6 landing at LHR. My recommendation is for both countries to agree t...

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by catiii
Thu Apr 01, 2021 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Carriers Vistara and SpiceJet Bag Coveted London Heathrow LHR Slots for S21
Replies: 101
Views: 9824

Re: Indian Carriers Vistara and SpiceJet Bag Coveted London Heathrow LHR Slots for S21

JBU may have been allocated slots but haven't decided whether to use them yet https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/295526/jetblue-assesses-london-options-after-gaining-heathrow-slots/ Ah, they are trying the make the 3 London airports compete. Sensible approach. There’s nothing to com...

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by catiii
Thu Apr 01, 2021 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Carriers Vistara and SpiceJet Bag Coveted London Heathrow LHR Slots for S21
Replies: 101
Views: 9824

Re: Indian Carriers Vistara and SpiceJet Bag Coveted London Heathrow LHR Slots for S21

You’re suggesting they launch trans Atlantic service into an airport they have no guarantee to serve after the summer season ends 3 months after they launch. No sane airline network planner would ever do that. It’s a monumentally foolish risk. “Hey JetBlue customers, we are only going to sell three...

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fcogafa wrote:
JBU may have been allocated slots but haven't decided whether to use them yet

https://www.routesonline.com/news/29/br ... row-slots/


This is a prudent approach.

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by catiii
Wed Mar 31, 2021 9:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Carriers Vistara and SpiceJet Bag Coveted London Heathrow LHR Slots for S21
Replies: 101
Views: 9824

Re: Indian Carriers Vistara and SpiceJet Bag Coveted London Heathrow LHR Slots for S21

"A foot in the door" is not a winning strategy. And, so is penny wise pound foolish. What does penny wise pound foolish have to do with anything? They have the money to do it. You’re suggesting they launch trans Atlantic service into an airport they have no guarantee to serve after the su...

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by catiii
Wed Mar 31, 2021 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Carriers Vistara and SpiceJet Bag Coveted London Heathrow LHR Slots for S21
Replies: 101
Views: 9824

Re: Indian Carriers Vistara and SpiceJet Bag Coveted London Heathrow LHR Slots for S21

edealinfo wrote:
JetBlue's "long range" aircraft are modified Airbus A321 with extra fuel tanks.



With a long haul layout. What are they going to do with it when London doesn't work? Sure you can fly it to LAX and SFO, but it's not an optimal layout for transcon.

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by catiii
Wed Mar 31, 2021 6:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Carriers Vistara and SpiceJet Bag Coveted London Heathrow LHR Slots for S21
Replies: 101
Views: 9824

Re: Indian Carriers Vistara and SpiceJet Bag Coveted London Heathrow LHR Slots for S21

Someone correct me if I am wrong, but my understanding is that if slots continue to be available in the subsequent season, the preference would be for carriers that established service during the preceding temporary phase. So, it helps to get a foot in the door. Do you think it’s a prudent business...

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by catiii
Tue Mar 30, 2021 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Carriers Vistara and SpiceJet Bag Coveted London Heathrow LHR Slots for S21
Replies: 101
Views: 9824

Re: Indian Carriers Vistara and SpiceJet Bag Coveted London Heathrow LHR Slots for S21

Why would they (JetBlue) launch a 3 month schedule only to have no access to LHR after October? Someone correct me if I am wrong, but my understanding is that if slots continue to be available in the subsequent season, the preference would be for carriers that established service during the precedi...

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by catiii
Tue Mar 30, 2021 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Carriers Vistara and SpiceJet Bag Coveted London Heathrow LHR Slots for S21
Replies: 101
Views: 9824

Re: Indian Carriers Vistara and SpiceJet Bag Coveted London Heathrow LHR Slots for S21

JetBlue did get LHR slots. Probably one of the biggest beneficiaries! They got a whopping 270 slots. https://airlinegeeks.com/2021/03/27/jetblue-bamboo-airways-westjet-secure-london-heathrow-slots/ Not sure but I think Jet Blue’s 270 slots are the total slots over the summer schedule. How many flig...

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by catiii
Mon Mar 29, 2021 11:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Carriers Vistara and SpiceJet Bag Coveted London Heathrow LHR Slots for S21
Replies: 101
Views: 9824

Re: Indian Carriers Vistara and SpiceJet Bag Coveted London Heathrow LHR Slots for S21

i wonder how vistara and spicejet got some slots when jetblue got none. just a thought... JetBlue did get LHR slots. Probably one of the biggest beneficiaries! They got a whopping 270 slots. https://airlinegeeks.com/2021/03/27/jetblue-bamboo-airways-westjet-secure-london-heathrow-slots/ Not sure bu...

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by catiii
Mon Mar 29, 2021 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Carriers Vistara and SpiceJet Bag Coveted London Heathrow LHR Slots for S21
Replies: 101
Views: 9824

Re: Indian Carriers Vistara and SpiceJet Bag Coveted London Heathrow LHR Slots for S21

Semi-related, let's discuss the trend, and the current winners - in slots to LHR: JetBlue , of the U.S.A.: https://www.flightglobal.com/networks/jetblue-appears-to-secure-heathrow-slots-from-2-august/143077.article JetBlue has been allocated an initial 14 slots weekly, according to ACL. That increa...

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by catiii
Mon Mar 29, 2021 1:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Carriers Vistara and SpiceJet Bag Coveted London Heathrow LHR Slots for S21
Replies: 101
Views: 9824

Re: Indian Carriers Vistara and SpiceJet Bag Coveted London Heathrow LHR Slots for S21

Do LHR slots even hold any value anymore? They were hot commodities when everything ran like clockwork, it may take a while to get back up there and it’s not sure that airlines and pax will flock back to LHR. Covid will rearrange many things and in the meanwhile Brexit has quietly happened and trad...

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by catiii
Tue Mar 23, 2021 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021
Replies: 658
Views: 115876

Re: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021

CALMSP wrote:

Agreed. I've said all along I think there could be a LHR turn in the mix. I'd also expect a DEN trip to be added in there given the "outdoor" freedom in Colorado for people to do.


DEN will be added for hub connectivity, not because of the outdoors. The pandemic is winding down.

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by catiii
Tue Mar 23, 2021 4:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021
Replies: 658
Views: 115876

Re: UA Plans to Return to JFK in 2021

Since EI is now in tranatalantic joint venture with AA and BA, it could theoretically move to T8. And Hawaiian could squeeze into T4. That would leave some room in T5 for UA. AA+B6 is trying for a limited partnership, not JV (kind of like Friends with Benefits rather than marriage). Thus B6 could n...

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by catiii
Fri Mar 19, 2021 9:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 to Staff: Looking to move HQ to Florida
Replies: 148
Views: 17653

Re: B6 to Staff: Looking to move HQ to Florida

Being a business, B6 should go wherever's best for their company. Period. I feel more free here, especially during the pandemic. The state has done a very good job with testing and vaccines. They protected nursing homes. And things are open and have been open all over. Let's call a spade a spade he...

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by catiii
Fri Mar 19, 2021 2:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avelo Airlines News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 356
Views: 77920

Re: United Former CFO to Launch a New U.S. Budget Airline

I'm guessing because Levy's investors are impatient. They'd rather get started, operate and lose boatloads, then wait, not fly yet, and retain as much intact funding as possible. Never underestimate the stupidity of those who always throw money at such ventures. If they're geared to start this spri...

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by catiii
Wed Mar 17, 2021 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 to Staff: Looking to move HQ to Florida
Replies: 148
Views: 17653

Re: B6 to Staff: Looking to move HQ to Florida

What roles can’t be filled in Florida? To your point there's not a single role that cannot be moved to Florida. Or Texas. Or Georgia. Or North Carolina, or any of the other open for business states that have attracted major Fortune 100 and 500 companies from across the nation and somehow have found...

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by catiii
Wed Mar 17, 2021 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 to Staff: Looking to move HQ to Florida
Replies: 148
Views: 17653

Re: B6 to Staff: Looking to move HQ to Florida

The thread title is somewhat misleading. The memo laid out a range of options, one of which is "shifting a to-be-determined number of LSC roles to existing support centers in Florida." Read the whole section: "We are exploring a number of paths, including staying in Long Island City, ...

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by catiii
Sat Mar 06, 2021 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta MEC Letter
Replies: 47
Views: 7945

Delta MEC Letter

Looks like things are about to get rocky between ALPA and Delta. The pilots were not happy with the retention bonuses paid out at DL. See below from Jason Ambrosi who leads the Delta pilot union. March 1, 2021 Dear Fellow Pilot: Over this past weekend, we learned that Delta distributed bonuses to ma...

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by catiii
Fri Mar 05, 2021 3:43 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: UA 155 Island Hopper Question
Replies: 74
Views: 6599

Re: UA 155 Island Hopper Question

You do have to live somewhere and renting isn’t free. If you’re a B777 or a lucky DL A350 Cappy knocking down 400K+ for a few years, taking a break and flying the hopper for fun isn’t out of the box, especially where there’s no pension considerations. Again, as a CA yes. As an FO, why would anyone ...

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by catiii
Thu Mar 04, 2021 3:26 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: UA 155 Island Hopper Question
Replies: 74
Views: 6599

Re: UA 155 Island Hopper Question

Unrelated a bit but it seems a little presumptuous to assume that because one has never seen something it can't happen. I knew a Japanese dude in Hawaii who lost his 777 CA position at JAL in their 2010 BK and instead of waiting however many years on furlough to get his seat back, took a voluntary ...

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by catiii
Thu Mar 04, 2021 1:55 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: UA 155 Island Hopper Question
Replies: 74
Views: 6599

Re: UA 155 Island Hopper Question

I don't work for Delta I don't know if Delta has a route that can compare to the island hopper or the mini hopper. Perhaps you should clarify your statement to say this doesn't happen at Delta. However, it does happen here at United and there is a list of senior widebody pilots waiting for their ch...

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by catiii
Thu Mar 04, 2021 1:53 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: UA 155 Island Hopper Question
Replies: 74
Views: 6599

Re: UA 155 Island Hopper Question

Of course I understand the difference don't try to turn things around on me just because I proved you wrong. You entire argument centers around pilots don't give up widebody to fly narrowbody and that simply isn't true. And United has has captains step down voluntarily to first officer so they coul...

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by catiii
Wed Mar 03, 2021 10:48 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: UA 155 Island Hopper Question
Replies: 74
Views: 6599

Re: UA 155 Island Hopper Question

I don't work for Delta I don't know if Delta has a route that can compare to the island hopper or the mini hopper. Perhaps you should clarify your statement to say this doesn't happen at Delta. However, it does happen here at United and there is a list of senior widebody pilots waiting for their ch...

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by catiii
Wed Mar 03, 2021 8:43 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: UA 155 Island Hopper Question
Replies: 74
Views: 6599

Re: UA 155 Island Hopper Question

Your entire argument centers around money, no one would voluntarily give up 45% of their pay. All I can say is if you ever get the chance take the island hopper once this pandemic is over, perhaps then you will understand why there are senior pilots willing to give up widebody flying to pilot a 737...

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by catiii
Wed Mar 03, 2021 8:32 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: UA 155 Island Hopper Question
Replies: 74
Views: 6599

Re: UA 155 Island Hopper Question

Okay catii so, clearly, we know where your focus(foci) lies(lie). You. however, don't speak for the rest of the flight officer group. Why who do you fly for that you’re speaking for “the flight officer group?” Facts are facts. No one is voluntarily giving up being a wide body captain to be a narrow...

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by catiii
Wed Mar 03, 2021 8:12 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: UA 155 Island Hopper Question
Replies: 74
Views: 6599

Re: UA 155 Island Hopper Question

Doesn’t pass the smell test that someone is taking around a 45% pay cut at UA as a 777 or 787 CA to go fly the 737 in Guam as an FO. Sorry. And show me all the BA guys coming off the 777 as a CA to fly a narrowbody 320 as an FO (putting aside the fact that the LCY service doesn’t exist anymore). Yo...

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by catiii
Wed Mar 03, 2021 8:07 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: UA 155 Island Hopper Question
Replies: 74
Views: 6599

Re: UA 155 Island Hopper Question

Doesn’t pass the smell test that someone is taking around a 45% pay cut at UA as a 777 or 787 CA to go fly the 737 in Guam as an FO. Sorry. And show me all the BA guys coming off the 777 as a CA to fly a narrowbody 320 as an FO (putting aside the fact that the LCY service doesn’t exist anymore). ca...

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by catiii
Wed Mar 03, 2021 8:05 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: UA 155 Island Hopper Question
Replies: 74
Views: 6599

Re: UA 155 Island Hopper Question

Usually you don't have to because the NB fleet is much larger than the WB one. But if a BA 777 captain wanted to fly BA 1 (LCY-JFK), they'd have to take whatever spot is open. I don't see any reason for someone to lie about this. Doesn’t pass the smell test that someone is taking around a 45% pay c...

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by catiii
Wed Mar 03, 2021 1:48 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: UA 155 Island Hopper Question
Replies: 74
Views: 6599

Re: UA 155 Island Hopper Question

Agreed. I know a few who have gotten tired of the jetlag and dropped ULH widebody flying for shorthaul. To each their own. And again, how many have bid back from being a captain to an FO as the poster claimed? No one I’m betting. Usually you don't have to because the NB fleet is much larger than th...

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by catiii
Wed Mar 03, 2021 1:42 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: UA 155 Island Hopper Question
Replies: 74
Views: 6599

Re: UA 155 Island Hopper Question

They bid it. We still have a crew base on GUM so it’s part of their regular bids every month. Does GUM go pretty senior as a base? I think it’s fairly senior but I know pre-COVID I could have held GUM and I’m pretty junior. I would have been second or third from the bottom, but if I wanted to go no...

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by catiii
Wed Mar 03, 2021 1:35 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: UA 155 Island Hopper Question
Replies: 74
Views: 6599

Re: UA 155 Island Hopper Question

I'm guessing you've never taken the island hopper. For some pilots it isn't about the money it is about the love of flying and from what I've heard the island hopper and the mini hopper can be very challenging but also a joy to fly. I've heard pilots say the route reminds them of why they became a ...

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by catiii
Wed Mar 03, 2021 1:32 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: UA 155 Island Hopper Question
Replies: 74
Views: 6599

Re: UA 155 Island Hopper Question

No, I have flown it. And I question your claim that pilots are giving up 777 or 787 CA seats to be an FO on the 737. Like I said, I’ve know many pilots who go from a wide body CA to a narrowbody CA for QOL. But love of flying or not, no one is giving up “their captain seats on 777 and 787 to take t...

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by catiii
Tue Mar 02, 2021 11:42 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: UA 155 Island Hopper Question
Replies: 74
Views: 6599

Re: UA 155 Island Hopper Question

For pilots the island hopper is very senior, in the past we've had pilots give up their captain seats on 777 and 787 to take the first officer or captain seat on the island hopper or the mini hopper Keep in mind prior to COVID United had a decent operation out of GUM, most of it had to be drawn dow...

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by catiii
Tue Mar 02, 2021 10:59 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: UA 155 Island Hopper Question
Replies: 74
Views: 6599

Re: UA 155 Island Hopper Question

They bid it. We still have a crew base on GUM so it’s part of their regular bids every month. Does GUM go pretty senior as a base? For pilots the island hopper is very senior, in the past we've had pilots give up their captain seats on 777 and 787 to take the first officer or captain seat on the is...

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by catiii
Tue Mar 02, 2021 7:51 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: UA 155 Island Hopper Question
Replies: 74
Views: 6599

Re: UA 155 Island Hopper Question

Flight crews stay in HNL and GUM. The flight operates in both directions with a relief pilot (2 first class seats are blocked), the flight also operates with a mechanic and necessary tools to fix almost any situation that arises. Do crews get specifically selected for this? Do they bid? Or is it a ...

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by catiii
Tue Mar 02, 2021 7:50 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: UA 155 Island Hopper Question
Replies: 74
Views: 6599

Re: UA 155 Island Hopper Question

Has anyone done this flight ? Would make for a good trip report. There are a few trip reports out there on YouTube regarding the Island Hopper Service. If you want an insider view, search for "Big Metal Bird Island Hopper" on YouTube. And yes, the route is operated with an augmented fligh...

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