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by twinotter
Fri Oct 23, 2020 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1916
Views: 228309

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

ScottB wrote:
Will they do a better job with the BUR curfew than they did at LGB?


From the Burbank Airport website:

Nighttime Curfew: Rule 9
Aircraft originally certified as Stage 3 or quieter are permitted to fly 24 hours per day.


The A320 is a Stage 3 aircraft.

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by twinotter
Tue Jul 14, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 870
Views: 165316

Re: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread

The best part of this whole story is Compass was located in DL Building C, @MSP Now they have to find an office and hanger space. The only place I know of a hanger is by SY. But Endeavor uses it. Looks like sky hanger for them Compass' space in Building C had a private entrance from the exterior an...

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by twinotter
Sat Jun 13, 2020 1:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA Screening Numbers - Charts and Comparisons
Replies: 376
Views: 55889

Re: TSA Screening Numbers - Charts and Comparisons

No, it's called refusal to obey the lying State and to question authority, which people in your generation USED to do. LOL, anyone want to bet whether or not he would grab an oxygen mask during a rapid decompression? Or if he would instruct his surgical team to forego masks and sterilization of ins...

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by twinotter
Mon Apr 20, 2020 10:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Oil price crash
Replies: 223
Views: 7954

Re: WTI Oil price goes negative

Insertnamehere wrote:
Well I am sure Delta is rubbing their hands with their refinery being able to buy up the cheap oil and stockpile it while the fleet is barely flying.


Delta-owned Monroe Energy is likely going to collapse. Isn't Delta lucky to be in the refining business!

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by twinotter
Fri Apr 17, 2020 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1916
Views: 228309

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

Wacko55 wrote:

Gonna be a long day for Blue.......Can they survive the virus?


There was only one person here who called Jetblue that. Found jumbojet's new identity!

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by twinotter
Fri Apr 10, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 2164
Views: 384913

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

Alaska Air downgraded to “BB+” from “BBB-”American Airlines downgraded by one notch to “B”JetBlue Airways downgraded to “BB” from “BB+”Southwest downgraded to “BBB+” from “A-”United Airlines Holdings Inc. downgraded to “BB-” from “BB”[/b] All are rated below investment grade, commonly referred to a...

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by twinotter
Fri Apr 10, 2020 5:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump should do a 'dry' quid pro quo with airlines
Replies: 45
Views: 3537

Re: Trump should do a 'dry' quid pro quo on airlines

In-flight incidents fueled by alcohol have been steadily increasing, causing major concerns for the safety of passengers and overall disruptions for airlines. In-flight incidents fueled by alcohol have not been steadily increasing, aren't a major concern for the safety of passengers, and haven't si...

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by twinotter
Thu Apr 02, 2020 4:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1916
Views: 228309

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

Lastly, pilot pay is rising quickly across the industry, and the E190 doesn't allow JetBlue to spread its pilot costs over as many passengers as an A320 or A321. LOL. Well, pilot pay is rising quickly right now! Hypothetically speaking, imagine a scenario where some significant external event affec...

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by twinotter
Thu Apr 02, 2020 3:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1916
Views: 228309

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

B6 has been saying that the maintenance on the 190 is what makes it so difficult to keep on a cost basis. Are they that terrible that they can't be kept in favor of the larger jets that they really can't fill right now? Where has Jetblue been saying this? You just have to look: https://www.fool.com...

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by twinotter
Wed Apr 01, 2020 3:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1916
Views: 228309

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

WN732 wrote:
B6 has been saying that the maintenance on the 190 is what makes it so difficult to keep on a cost basis. Are they that terrible that they can't be kept in favor of the larger jets that they really can't fill right now?


Where has Jetblue been saying this?

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by twinotter
Fri Mar 27, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1916
Views: 228309

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

I wonder if this will give them the excuse/out they have been looking for to axe ORH If that happens the JFK service should be moved South to PVD where it will grab some nice business from Southern New Englanders looking to head West on the JetBlue system via that awesome hub at JFK. If JetBlue acc...

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by twinotter
Sat Mar 21, 2020 10:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 2164
Views: 384913

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

I’m not a fan of an industry-wide bailout. It punishes airlines like DL who have paid down debt to be better positioned for an event like this, by propping up competition that should have gone away. It rewards poor behavior . . . Delta used Chapter 11 protection to transform their business into wha...

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by twinotter
Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 338628

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

greenair727 wrote:
With California and New York State shutting down, will airports be open?


Airports/airlines are considered essential infrastructure and exempt from Executive Order 202.6.

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by twinotter
Sun Mar 01, 2020 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue A320 refurbish thread
Replies: 655
Views: 119108

Re: Jetblue A320 refurbish thread

JBcapecott wrote:
507JT arrived MCO yesterday.


Are you sure about that?

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by twinotter
Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Jetblue trims LGB further
Replies: 306
Views: 40659

Re: Jetblue senior leadership meeting at LGB

Blueknows wrote:
No strategy other then make money for the share holders.


Quelle horreur.

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by twinotter
Thu Jan 16, 2020 1:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A DL 772, Flying LAX-PVG, Makes Emergency Landing And Dumps Fuel On School
Replies: 565
Views: 57021

Re: A DL 772, Flying LAX-PVG, Makes Emergency Landing And Dumps Fuel On School

zkojq wrote:
Overweight landings are potentially fraught with danger. Ever kilo lighter the plane is, the less likely the brakes are to overheat and cause the tires to explode.


Right. Especially on the dreaded runway 25R at LAX with only 12,900 feet available.

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by twinotter
Fri Jan 10, 2020 1:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran admits to accidentally shooting down Ukraine Flight 752
Replies: 2728
Views: 297571

Re: Reports of Ukrainian 737 Crash in Tehran,Iran

Rossiya747 wrote:
I feel like the airliners.net community is more competent than any of the governmental agencies that investigate aviation accidents.


I hope this is sarcasm. Have you been reading the posts in this thread?

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by twinotter
Mon Nov 18, 2019 10:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Updating Their Livery
Replies: 124
Views: 27101

Re: American Airlines Updating Their Livery

For me, the tail is the tackiest part of AA's post-merger livery. It looks very "early 2000's". I hope this livery refresh leads to a more minimalist tail design Always reminds me of the red and white tail stripes painted (for a period) on the Douglas Dauntless dive bombers of the VB-2 sq...

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by twinotter
Mon Oct 28, 2019 11:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest pilots allegedly placed hidden camera in lavatory
Replies: 150
Views: 32602

Re: Southwest pilots allegedly placed hidden camera in lavatory

Riding the jumpseat once on a blue sky day between two domestic stations is not a representative experience of what pilots do. I used to be a dispatcher. Trust me, I'm aware of what pilots do. What’s the risk on a daily basis for a dispatcher? A paper cut? You strap yourself into a 35Kt crosswind o...

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by twinotter
Mon Oct 28, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest pilots allegedly placed hidden camera in lavatory
Replies: 150
Views: 32602

Re: Southwest pilots allegedly placed hidden camera in lavatory

Pilots are bus drivers the same way physicians are people mechanics..... lol I've ridden the jumpseat. My opinion is based on direct observation. Riding the jumpseat once on a blue sky day between two domestic stations is not a representative experience of what pilots do. I used to be a dispatcher....

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by twinotter
Mon Oct 28, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest pilots allegedly placed hidden camera in lavatory
Replies: 150
Views: 32602

Re: Southwest pilots allegedly placed hidden camera in lavatory

If you think pilots are bad, wait until you are around literally any high paying professional. Doctors, Lawyers, and executives all do the exact same things as pilots. Pilots are bus drivers in a machine with wings. Compare HCP Online Physician Forums with Airline Pilot Central. Pilots are bus driv...

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by twinotter
Mon Oct 28, 2019 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest pilots allegedly placed hidden camera in lavatory
Replies: 150
Views: 32602

Re: Southwest pilots allegedly placed hidden camera in lavatory

Perhaps a cry closet or other safe space is available for those that are offended. Good God people, lighten up a bit. This appears to be a stupid joke/prank. The most satisfying videos on Reddit are when the nasty "joke/prank" bullies get the absolute **** punched out of them. "But i...

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by twinotter
Mon Oct 28, 2019 1:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest pilots allegedly placed hidden camera in lavatory
Replies: 150
Views: 32602

Re: Southwest pilots allegedly placed hidden camera in lavatory

One of the great silly pleasures of the mass communication era is silently smirking at people who fabricate an intellectual front and then spell lose "loose".

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by twinotter
Sun Oct 27, 2019 4:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest pilots allegedly placed hidden camera in lavatory
Replies: 150
Views: 32602

Re: Southwest pilots allegedly placed hidden camera in lavatory

It did bother me, I am completely on your side that respecting coworkers is a very important part of the workplace and the key to a healthy workplace environment but I just didn't respond to the OP since you had already done that. I would never do such a thing since it demeans someone and takes awa...

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by twinotter
Sun Oct 27, 2019 4:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest pilots allegedly placed hidden camera in lavatory
Replies: 150
Views: 32602

Re: Southwest pilots allegedly placed hidden camera in lavatory

If you think pilots are bad, wait until you are around literally any high paying professional. Doctors, Lawyers, and executives all do the exact same things as pilots. Pilots are bus drivers in a machine with wings. Compare HCP Online Physician Forums with Airline Pilot Central. My 3.7 degree from ...

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by twinotter
Sun Oct 27, 2019 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest pilots allegedly placed hidden camera in lavatory
Replies: 150
Views: 32602

Re: Southwest pilots allegedly placed hidden camera in lavatory

SierraPacific wrote:


If you think pilots are bad, wait until you are around literally any high paying professional. Doctors, Lawyers, and executives all do the exact same things as pilots.


Pilots are bus drivers in a machine with wings. Compare HCP Online Physician Forums with Airline Pilot Central.

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by twinotter
Sun Oct 27, 2019 1:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest pilots allegedly placed hidden camera in lavatory
Replies: 150
Views: 32602

Re: Southwest pilots allegedly placed hidden camera in lavatory

Aaah. This is going to get good. We had one jump up and down over the wing one time on a ferry flight because the gear was stuck. Ya know there’s a few things in this job that make it fun. Keep it light hearted. Laugh a little. Because humiliating your colleagues and making them feel stupid is fun....

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by twinotter
Sat Oct 26, 2019 1:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Air announces Q3 2019 results
Replies: 51
Views: 12845

Re: Alaska Air announces Q3 2019 results

SUNCTRY738 wrote:
How about a purchase of F9 and a building of another large hub in DEN? Gets rid of a no frills competitor and gives them a possible great hub in DEN if they can catch up to WN and overtake WN there.

Better yet, a buyout of WN.


Even better, maybe buy Delta.

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by twinotter
Fri Oct 04, 2019 3:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B17 Crash at BDL October 2nd, 2019
Replies: 165
Views: 41612

Re: B17 Crash at BDL October 2nd, 2019

Karlsands wrote:
Sounds like it may have entered a spin trying to turn back at that altitude and airspeed , very said indeed


Time will tell, but I doubt that. The wreckage is clearly on the airport.

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by twinotter
Fri Sep 27, 2019 4:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta below wing employee arrested for stealing $250K in cash
Replies: 30
Views: 6889

Re: Delta below wing employee arrested for stealing $250K in cash

Having said that this one employees decision is not a reflection of Delta Airlines. Agree with this 100%. People need to understand that just because a Delta employee steals $250,000 or a few Delta pilots show up to work drunk does not mean that Delta employees are thieves and drunks. This is NOT a...

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by twinotter
Fri Sep 27, 2019 3:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta below wing employee arrested for stealing $250K in cash
Replies: 30
Views: 6889

Re: Delta below wing employee arrested for stealing $250K in cash

[photoid][/photoid] Having said that this one employees decision is not a reflection of Delta Airlines. Agree with this 100%. People need to understand that just because a Delta employee steals $250,000 or a few Delta pilots show up to work drunk does not mean that Delta employees are thieves and dr...

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by twinotter
Fri Jul 12, 2019 11:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL
Replies: 188
Views: 17686

Re: Atlanta Mayor OK's Smoking Ban at ATL

Okay, I'm a physician. I've never smoked, and that includes tobacco. I despise smoking. I urge patients to quit. I don't want to sit next to a smoker. But where does the Mayor of Atlanta come off and by imperial, royal fiat ban smoking in a federal facility, or ANY facility for that matter? I can s...

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by twinotter
Wed Jul 03, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DCA to close for July 4th Celebration
Replies: 116
Views: 15332

Re: DCA to close for July 4th Celebration

I am sure they worked on this for months now and that airlines were informed in advance. I am sure many of them have removed flights from the booking systems or have simply re-scheduled them. Airlines were not informed in advance. My company's plan is to run a full schedule and delay based on ATC c...

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by twinotter
Sun Jun 02, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Tried To 'Trap' Its Own Flight Attendants
Replies: 96
Views: 20354

Re: Delta Tried To 'Trap' Its Own Flight Attendants

FAA duty is 14, crew rest can be 8 or 9 hours now being increased to 10. Flight attendants never legally "time out" regardless of their scheduled work period. If a flight is delayed, the flight attendants remain legal to operate forever. Stating a fact doesn't imply agreement or disagreem...

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by twinotter
Sun Jun 02, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Tried To 'Trap' Its Own Flight Attendants
Replies: 96
Views: 20354

Re: Delta Tried To 'Trap' Its Own Flight Attendants

RDUDDJI wrote:

False and ignorant of law. Crew duty limits imposed by the FAA supersede union rules. There darn sure is a recourse for when they’re broken.


The government doesn't impose duty limits on flight attendants. Any "timing out" would relate to a company rule or policy.

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by twinotter
Sat Jun 01, 2019 2:33 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Southwest ditching ticket jackets
Replies: 34
Views: 4926

Re: Southwest ditching ticket jackets

Something to attach your check luggage receipt too. Printing seperate luggage receipts is outdated, NZ/QF both print it on your boarding pass. Or if using an Moblie boarding pass, it digitally adds onto there when you have dropped an bag off. On AA, you get the reciept because it is just peeled off...

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by twinotter
Tue May 07, 2019 4:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 832
Views: 158102

Re: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead

MD80Ttail wrote:

We have the technology to build crash proof planes that would virtually insure in a crash no one would die. .


There exists no technology that overrides physics. No airplane can be "crash proofed" (your term).

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by twinotter
Mon May 06, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead
Replies: 832
Views: 158102

Re: Updated: Aeroflot 1492 SSJ100 fire at Moscow (SVO) - 40+ confirmed dead

OneSexyL1011 wrote:
Thats about all we can really do I think.


No it isn't. Ban carry on luggage. Problem solved.

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by twinotter
Wed Apr 10, 2019 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 150250

Re: Jetblue “Save the Date” All Hands - April 10

fcogafa wrote:
And private planes go to Stansted or Luton, not Heathrow or Gatwick!


The fact they didn't mention Gatwick, Luton, Stansted means Heathrow is the goal.

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by twinotter
Sun Mar 10, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Pilot leaves Gun in Aircraft at ATL
Replies: 78
Views: 12231

Re: Delta Pilot leaves Gun in Aircraft at ATL

Have these FFDO crewmen, or Air Marshals for that matter, ever been credited for saving the day because they are armed? Not that I know of, but one of them did wave his gun around during a road rage incident and threatened somebody with it, claiming to be a "federal agent". Google Clayton...

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by twinotter
Sat Mar 09, 2019 4:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas
Replies: 1923
Views: 452379

Re: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas

I maintain that the engineers who used slide rules to do calculations understood the calculations a lot better and by at least a factor of 10 understood significant digits a lot better than engineers, scientists, and mathematicians of the current generation. I maintain that most engineers, scientis...

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by twinotter
Fri Mar 08, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Pilot leaves Gun in Aircraft at ATL
Replies: 78
Views: 12231

Re: Delta Pilot leaves Gun in Aircraft at ATL

Eventually one of these fools is going too shoot a colleague or passenger, and that will be the beginning of the end of this silly program. One of them has already shot up an airplane.

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by twinotter
Sat Jan 05, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Orders Shades Down for Taxi and Takeoff
Replies: 72
Views: 17840

Re: DL Orders Shades Down for Taxi and Takeoff

Well, here we were descended to FL 40 and clearly on approach. At the risk of being pedantic (although this is an aviation-enthusiast site), there is no such thing as "FL40" in the United States. Flight Level indicates an altitude calculated using a standard pressure. The transition altit...

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by twinotter
Thu Dec 13, 2018 11:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest flight diverted due to human heart left on board
Replies: 58
Views: 9489

Re: Southwest flight diverted due to human heart left on board

At DL I have seen numerous transplant organs carried in the cockpit. I specifically recall them placing a container behind the copilot marked "human eyes". Does the captain have the authority to decline having those items in the cockpit? The captain has the authority to refuse just about ...

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by twinotter
Sun Oct 07, 2018 12:47 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airports with the best one-seat ride to downtown??
Replies: 102
Views: 7511

Re: Airports with the best one-seat ride to downtown??

https://www.soundtransit.org/Schedules/Link-light-rail.


Perhaps one of the "best" if you have no luggage, otherwise not. The narrow light rail cars are cramped even if you are carrying nothing and there are no luggage racks.
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USAirKid wrote:
SEA has a one seat ride on Link Light Rail. https://www.soundtransit.org/Schedules/Link-light-rail.


Perhaps one of the "best" if you have no luggage, otherwise not. The narrow light rail cars are cramped even if you are carrying nothing and there are no luggage racks.

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by twinotter
Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Forbes' Dan Reed: "JetBlue is For Sale!"
Replies: 116
Views: 16640

Re: Forbes' Dan Reed: "JetBlue is For Sale!"

Varsity1 wrote:

AS historically prints money, Jetblue does not.


You might want to invest in Sears Roebuck. Historically, they print money.

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by twinotter
Fri Sep 28, 2018 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue to add Basic Economy product. Company “success is at risk” if not matches others
Replies: 179
Views: 18809

Re: JetBlue to add Basic Economy product. Company “success is at risk” if not matches others

flymia wrote:
As for removing leg room I saw that coming. So long as they are 32-inches that is all you can ask for. It is better than anyone else. Though I suspect the A220 will have 31/30 inches.


The article referenced says nothing about changing seat pitch.

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by twinotter
Fri Sep 21, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight attendant "fired" for Marriage Proposal
Replies: 52
Views: 9518

Re: Flight attendant "fired" for Marriage Proposal

Why is the word fired in quotes in the title? It makes it sound like the flight attendant wasn't fired.

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by twinotter
Thu Aug 16, 2018 12:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Planes clipped wings On Ground At O’Hare
Replies: 59
Views: 11096

Re: Planes Collide On Ground At O’Hare

neomax wrote:
Collide is a very strong word for this.


LOL, what do you think collide means?

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