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by slvrblt
Thu Oct 08, 2020 12:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Investigation gone quiet on AA incident
Replies: 27
Views: 9530

Re: Investigation gone quiet on AA incident

I have video of it right after it happened https://www.dropbox.com/s/5w3sahpr7gn8g0o/Video%20Apr%2012%2C%204%2001%2035%20AM.mp4?dl=0 Oh, wow......much worse than I thought. And they took this up to 20k feet before they thought better of it?????? That had to have made a substantial noise and vibrati...

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by slvrblt
Wed Oct 07, 2020 12:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Investigation gone quiet on AA incident
Replies: 27
Views: 9530

Re: Investigation gone quiet on AA incident

Thanks MBSDALHOU - I read Simple Flying but I missed that article, appreciate it.

Appreciate all the other replies as well; I was particularly wondering why NTSB hadn't said anything yet but it makes sense COVID has slowed things down.

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by slvrblt
Tue Oct 06, 2020 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Investigation gone quiet on AA incident
Replies: 27
Views: 9530

Investigation gone quiet on AA incident

Investigation and information on the near crash of AA flight 300 in April of 2019. A321 operating AA flight 300, departing JFK the wing scraped the ground in what was described by pilots as an uncommanded 45 degree roll when aircraft rotated. Wing got torn up and aircraft nearly crashed, by all acco...

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by slvrblt
Sat Oct 03, 2020 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Passenger Tries to Jump Counter, Attack Employee After Being Told She Can't Board Flight Barefoot
Replies: 74
Views: 11965

Re: AA Passenger Tries to Jump Counter, Attack Employee After Being Told She Can't Board Flight Barefoot

Oh, you all have NO IDEA. This nonsense is a DAILY occurrence in MIA, but it's other places too. I also took the buyout (42years) and am so happy I don't have to deal with the 'modern' American public anymore. If you all haven't seen it, google the video of the nutcase crawling along the top of seat...

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by slvrblt
Sat Oct 03, 2020 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Passenger Tries to Jump Counter, Attack Employee After Being Told She Can't Board Flight Barefoot
Replies: 74
Views: 11965

Re: AA Passenger Tries to Jump Counter, Attack Employee After Being Told She Can't Board Flight Barefoot

usflyer msp wrote:
This is what you get when you are selling MIA-LAX flights for $40.


And here, we have the winner, says it all. No need to travel Greyhound, you can fly instead.

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by slvrblt
Fri Oct 02, 2020 11:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Passenger Tries to Jump Counter, Attack Employee After Being Told She Can't Board Flight Barefoot
Replies: 74
Views: 11965

Re: AA Passenger Tries to Jump Counter, Attack Employee After Being Told She Can't Board Flight Barefoot

MIflyer12 wrote:
T54A wrote:
Why can't you fly barefoot?


Florida Woman doesn't sound like a rules-follower.


They weren't from Florida. They live in LAX, and were going back.
Trash, both of them.

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by slvrblt
Wed Jul 22, 2020 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport PAST: Early Jet Age Miami Part 1
Replies: 18
Views: 4225

Re: Airport PAST: Early Jet Age Miami Part 1

MAGNIFICENT video. Kinda feel teary right now. I started working at MIA in 1978, with Air Florida. Can't wait for that segment; as someone said, you should include Air Sunshine as they eventually were absorbed into Air Florida. Lots of history, in those days corrosion corner was still there, so much...

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by slvrblt
Fri Jun 26, 2020 9:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: American to use all seating July 1
Replies: 18
Views: 1297

American to use all seating July 1

https://www.star-telegram.com/news/coro ... 20387.html
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Here we go, I think we all knew this was inevitable. Planes can't make money flying blocked seats. Sounds like United will follow suit.


https://www.star-telegram.com/news/coro ... 20387.html

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by slvrblt
Wed May 27, 2020 9:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: AA is allowed to give hand sanitizer
Replies: 39
Views: 6204

Re: AA is not (yet) allowed to give hand sanitizer

https://www.tsa.gov/travel/security-scr ... sanitizers
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Airlinerdude wrote:
From a safety perspective, is this much different than every passenger (who are probably already) bringing their own hand sanitizer?


EXACTLY.

And the TSA allows 12oz of it to carry on!!

https://www.tsa.gov/travel/security-scr ... sanitizers

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by slvrblt
Tue May 26, 2020 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swift Air loses part of vertical stabilizer in flight.
Replies: 41
Views: 10215

Re: Swift Air loses part of vertical stabilizer in flight.

Waterbomber2 wrote:
As spectacular as that looks, not flight critical parts.
It just looks more like an A320.
Maintenance error, avoidable and stupid but not a big deal.


Yeah, sure.

ANYTIME you're missing pieces of an aircraft......and vertical stabilizer no less..... it is a HUGE deal.

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by slvrblt
Mon Mar 02, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Richard Anderson steps down, Atlas Air Chairman appointed as next Amtrak CEO
Replies: 51
Views: 4750

Re: Richard Anderson steps down, Atlas Air Chairman appointed as next Amtrak CEO

Huh.

Richard Anderson, now an un-employed, but well-thought of CEO. And Doug Parker is on the ropes at AA.

Hmmmm.......

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by slvrblt
Fri Feb 14, 2020 10:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway
Replies: 1208
Views: 140364

Re: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway

AA does not run MIA-SEA twice daily year round, does this development mean they'l be able to run it at least twice daily year round now? Hard to say, but with this development, AA could go year-round double daily. One could be a widebody, like we used to have. When we had the SEA-NRT trip, AA27 ori...

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by slvrblt
Tue Feb 04, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Announces Codeshare With GOL + Increases MIA-GIG/BNA/BOS/IAH/MCO/RDU/TPA
Replies: 115
Views: 15882

Re: AA Announces Codeshare With GOL + Increases MIA-GIG/BNA/BOS/IAH/MCO/RDU/TPA

Those flights between MCO and MIA are the most drama filled, more so in summer due to Florida thunderstorms. The flights are regularly late causing severe angst with paxs connecting South. The (not so) funny thing is the number of Brazilians visiting Disney and going back home. Often already wonder...

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by slvrblt
Tue Feb 04, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Announces Codeshare With GOL + Increases MIA-GIG/BNA/BOS/IAH/MCO/RDU/TPA
Replies: 115
Views: 15882

Re: AA Announces Codeshare With GOL + Increases MIA-GIG/BNA/BOS/IAH/MCO/RDU/TPA

Did I miss something or is the inclusion of MIA-IAH sort of random? The rest of increases are obviously DL/LA related but IAH has me stumped unless it was just something they were planning to do anyway and decided to include in this release. Houston IS experiencing an upsurge of south American traf...

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by slvrblt
Tue Feb 04, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Announces Codeshare With GOL + Increases MIA-GIG/BNA/BOS/IAH/MCO/RDU/TPA
Replies: 115
Views: 15882

Re: AA Announces Codeshare With GOL + Increases MIA-GIG/BNA/BOS/IAH/MCO/RDU/TPA

The flights to Orlando are always packed. Don't know how 12x day will do, but the ones we have now are always full.

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by slvrblt
Mon Feb 03, 2020 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Tennessee (TYS, CHA, TRI ect.) Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 51
Views: 5028

Re: The rest of Tennessee - TYS, CHA, TRI, ect.

Back in the early '80's, when I was going to UT, TYS had L1011's flying in and out from DL, and even got an oddball DC-8 one time. That was fun, those L10's would fly pretty low out of ATL, as it was just a short flight, skimming over the mountains before dropping down into TYS. Man that would have...

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by slvrblt
Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kobe Bryant killed in a helicopter crash
Replies: 778
Views: 115985

Re: Kobe Bryant killed in a helicopter crash

I don't think we'll ever know for sure what the final answer is to this tragedy. Lots of good points here in the discussion. I very strongly favor spatial disorientation. I just experienced it, albeit on the ground, not in the air. Nevertheless, I was pretty freaked out, I wouldn't have believed how...

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by slvrblt
Sat Jan 11, 2020 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Runway Incursion at JFK - Jan 10, 2020
Replies: 51
Views: 12093

Re: DL Runway Incursion at JFK - Jan 10, 2020

Really scary. Such a little thing, but with potentially terrible results. Tenerife all over again. That swiss cheese analogy sure fits, all the odd little random holes lining up perfectly and then disaster strikes. I know pilots are people too, they are human, but how on earth do you cross an active...

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by slvrblt
Fri Dec 13, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The rest of Tennessee (TYS, CHA, TRI ect.) Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 69
Views: 8188

Re: The rest of Tennessee - TYS, CHA, TRI, ect.

Back in the early '80's, when I was going to UT, TYS had L1011's flying in and out from DL, and even got an oddball DC-8 one time. That was fun, those L10's would fly pretty low out of ATL, as it was just a short flight, skimming over the mountains before dropping down into TYS.

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by slvrblt
Wed Nov 13, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Employee Survey
Replies: 36
Views: 6036

Re: AA Employee Survey

So let me get this right, AA workers who pushed for the legacy AA management to get the boot in favour of US Air management are now extolling the virtues of the legacy AA management, have they forgotten why they preferred US Air management? If they can find virtue in the old legacy AA management ma...

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by slvrblt
Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Employee Survey
Replies: 36
Views: 6036

Re: AA Employee Survey

Management preaches customer service and ''elevating the experience'' which is laughable and supremely hippocritical. Our company policy and actions are anything but service friendly. We cancel flights for crew issues or mechanical delays ( which anyone can have) but, then our guidance is to ''prot...

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by slvrblt
Tue Nov 12, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Employee Survey
Replies: 36
Views: 6036

Re: AA Employee Survey

The issue isn't conducting surveys; as stated above, companies do that all the time. The trouble is, AA (USAir) doesn't give a darn about opinions or surveys, it's just an exercise. Why bother? Save the cost - you won't listen or do anything to make constructive changes anyway. You've gotten lots of...

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by slvrblt
Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger on AA from KIN-MIA asked to deboard to change from her romper outfit
Replies: 117
Views: 10233

Re: Passenger on AA from KIN-MIA asked to deboard to change from her romper outfit

Hmph. In the context of today's styles , I don't see anything wrong with this particular outfit. Plus, the woman handled herself really well, didn't launch into screams or curses, just kept it low key so the crew fashion police couldn't bounce her from the flight. Really, I see far worse in the term...

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by slvrblt
Sun Jun 23, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Disruptive passenger triggers Fighter jet escort & sonic boom.
Replies: 46
Views: 8163

Re: Disruptive passenger triggers Fighter jet escort & sonic boom.

The problem HAS grown. I've worked in airports going on 40 years now; and I see a lot more of this than there ever used to be. Is it proportionate to more flights/people? Maybe....statistically, I can't say if it has moved the needle much. But this behavior causes a LOT more problems now than in the...

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by slvrblt
Fri May 24, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet pilot's eyes burned by green laser light while flying into Orlando
Replies: 12
Views: 2502

Re: WestJet pilot's eyes burned by green laser light while flying into Orlando

A shame of those F16 had laser targeted munitions on board :P I joke of course but would have effectively prosecuted the moron Yes it IS a shame. They would get what they deserve, I think. You would agree too, if you were on that aircraft and it crashed as a result . These idiots are like the jacka...

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by slvrblt
Tue May 21, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA sues IAM-TWU Association over alleged slowdown
Replies: 267
Views: 23775

Re: AA sues IAM-TWU Association over alleged slowdown

Nobody is slowing down. This is pure bullshit*t by spoiled executive leadership. The operation is falling apart. Piece by piece. No equipment, no man power. Wtf do you want us to do? Partly true; the 'no equipment, no man power part is probably valid. Management does it to us too. Worn out computer...

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by slvrblt
Thu May 16, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TSA To Deploy 100s to the Border Including Air Marshals
Replies: 25
Views: 3812

Re: TSA To Deploy 100s to the Border Including Air Marshals

What's the effect on aviation? Coupled with the transfer of CBP officers? And what effect on immigrants from having to take off their shoes? :roll: It sounds like initially this might be from the TSA group that goes to stadiums and such? TSA plans for the deployments to involve up to 175 law enforc...

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by slvrblt
Wed May 15, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TSA To Deploy 100s to the Border Including Air Marshals
Replies: 25
Views: 3812

Re: TSA To Deploy 100s to the Border Including Air Marshals

What's the effect on aviation? Coupled with the transfer of CBP officers? And what effect on immigrants from having to take off their shoes? :roll: It sounds like initially this might be from the TSA group that goes to stadiums and such? TSA plans for the deployments to involve up to 175 law enforc...

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by slvrblt
Tue Mar 12, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 753334

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

So is it only US airlines that has not grounded it's Max's now ? Yes. I said it before upthread, but everyone is so intent on harping over grounding the airplanes no one seems to notice that fact. Again........... does EVERYONE here think all the AA, UA, and WN pilots are dumb, suicide-intent fools...

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by slvrblt
Tue Mar 12, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi Q1 2019
Replies: 5479
Views: 753334

Re: Ethiopian Airlines 737MAX crashes enroute to Nairobi

We don't know for sure what caused these two crashes, as yet. What I find interesting, though.........in the wake of the groundings of the airplane, is the overall ''silence'' from the pilots of the three major US airlines that fly the MAX, AA, UA, WN. AC, either; they have as many MAXES as AA does....

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by slvrblt
Mon Dec 03, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet's 2018 Christmas miracle video is out
Replies: 11
Views: 1679

Re: WestJet's 2018 Christmas miracle video is out

GREAT. VIDEO.

#HOLDIAYSPIRIT FTW.

Well done, WestJet.

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by slvrblt
Mon Nov 26, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Article: AA Flight Attendant Told the CEO: Our Standards 'Suck' Compared With United's and Delta's.
Replies: 159
Views: 25463

Re: “Our Standards Suck!”

AA had advanced a lot in some things but USAir rolled back the process, we have actually regressed in many areas back to 1980's processes and technology. DL/NW did that too, and it hasn't stopped them. The infighting at AA needs to stop. I bet this will go down like UA did. They will sacrifice a le...

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by slvrblt
Mon Nov 26, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Article: AA Flight Attendant Told the CEO: Our Standards 'Suck' Compared With United's and Delta's.
Replies: 159
Views: 25463

Re: “Our Standards Suck!”

DL is a very good airline, but --to me-- AA is equally as good. And that's great to hear. Thank you for the customer service. So, as a customer, what specifically am I not noticing that would be "everything on the cheap" that is happening? Honest question. Honest answer: If you're an elit...

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by slvrblt
Mon Nov 26, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Article: AA Flight Attendant Told the CEO: Our Standards 'Suck' Compared With United's and Delta's.
Replies: 159
Views: 25463

Re: “Our Standards Suck!”

DL is a very good airline, but --to me-- AA is equally as good. I'm glad I have not interacted with those AA employees embittered here. And that's GREAT to hear. I think the DL koolaid is a bit strong myself. But it doesn't do any good to try and mask the issues at AA. I'm not embittered - quite th...

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by slvrblt
Mon Nov 26, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Article: AA Flight Attendant Told the CEO: Our Standards 'Suck' Compared With United's and Delta's.
Replies: 159
Views: 25463

Re: “Our Standards Suck!”

Since the merger by almost all measurable standards the hard product has been improved as well as the operational metrics. There is an obvious biased and purposeful misinformation campaign going on here. - Yes. Hard product has improved. But its not all misinformation. I'll reiterate what the fligh...

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by slvrblt
Sat Nov 24, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Internal AA survey results: Management untrusted.
Replies: 50
Views: 8194

Re: Internal AA survey results: Management untrusted.

29 year legacy AA F/A here. I did the survey thinking it was done by an outside consulting firm. A lot of people on here have hit the nail on the head about the problems going on. When I started with AA in the late ‘80s, it was an airline to be proud of. A lot of that had to do with Crandall. We kn...

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by slvrblt
Mon Oct 29, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest safety rating 3 out of 7
Replies: 32
Views: 7282

Re: Southwest safety rating 3 out of 7

Fun fact, according to that website Lionair has a safety rating of 6/7, only losing a star due to fatality requirement. Now think for a moment, even before the 737Max8 crash do you think Lionair, with its apparent 3 star IOSA ranking, is safer than Southwest? ;) Proof enough there about how meaning...

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by slvrblt
Mon Oct 29, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3187
Views: 616441

Re: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangal Pinang

Don't the up and down oscillations and final dive seem to point to elevators or control surfaces gone berserk or uncontrollable? Poor pax on board...... awful final moments.

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by slvrblt
Mon Oct 29, 2018 12:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country Pilot Arrested in RSW
Replies: 11
Views: 5450

Re: Sun Country Pilot Arrested in RSW

Ridiculous censorship. You get a topic like this what are you supposed to do, talk about applesauce instead? No where is this information security sensitive. If you don't know general info about Air Marshalls check google ATCSundevil. Search is your friend. Here your go - it's not a secret. https://...

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by slvrblt
Wed Sep 12, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potential impacts of Hurricane Florence on East Coast ops
Replies: 75
Views: 12781

Re: Potential impacts of Hurricane Florence on East Coast ops

I just heard that the storm system is going to stall and linger for days. How bad would that be for the affected areas ? The continental shelf is shallow in the Carolinas so storm surge will be a major problem with a strong hurricane which has been strong for days by the time it reaches shore. Its ...

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by slvrblt
Wed Sep 12, 2018 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potential impacts of Hurricane Florence on East Coast ops
Replies: 75
Views: 12781

Re: Potential impacts of Hurricane Florence on East Coast ops

My heart is heavy for everyone in the Carolinas.......one of my favorite stomping grounds. I experienced Andrew years ago, (Cat5) and Irma (Cat4) last year in Florida. Everyone stay safe, and good luck. Don't underestimate it, it's going to be a rough ride Damn these hurricanes.............

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by slvrblt
Thu Sep 06, 2018 1:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Typhoon Jebi hits Japan, KIX currently closed and underwater
Replies: 152
Views: 24341

Re: Typhoon Jebi heading to Japan, Any reported disruptions?

As a Hawaii resident on Oahu I can corroborate your assertion that Lane was massively overhyped. There were local news agencies likening the storm to hurricane Maria and to expect similar impacts to that of PR. There was even rumors floating around that a closed door governmental meeting was conven...

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by slvrblt
Thu Aug 23, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Lane and Hawaii
Replies: 90
Views: 11816

Re: Hurricane Lane and Hawaii

All the best wishes for my Hawaiian friends, hopefully the storm stays on a more southward track like it now appears to be. Stay vigilant though - if I've learned one thing living in Florida, it's that hurricanes are so unpredictable. I well remember Andrew, on a forecast track more towards the Ft L...

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by slvrblt
Mon Aug 20, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Rule for AA FA's deemed "cruel" and "disastrous"
Replies: 161
Views: 17767

Re: New Rule for AA FA's deemed "cruel" and "disastrous"

I think this is more about the 5,000 +FAs who have gotten sick because of chemical allergies from their uniforms. I think AA is tired of dealing with these FAs and tired of them raising a stink. So, since they will probably be sicker than average, this is a great way to get rid of them. Uniform mak...

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by slvrblt
Mon Aug 20, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta F/A's & Fleet Workers Could Vote on Union Soon
Replies: 228
Views: 16340

Re: Delta F/A's & Fleet Workers Could Vote on Union Soon

There are unions, and then there are ........unions. IAM. The International Association of Machinists. One of the most unsavory reputations around. The union of Charlie Bryan, who destroyed Eastern Airlines and ruined countless lives. And careers. Boasted constantly on south Florida TV on how power...

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by slvrblt
Mon Aug 20, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Rule for AA FA's deemed "cruel" and "disastrous"
Replies: 161
Views: 17767

Re: New Rule for AA FA's deemed "cruel" and "disastrous"

I think this is more about the 5,000 +FAs who have gotten sick because of chemical allergies from their uniforms. I think AA is tired of dealing with these FAs and tired of them raising a stink. So, since they will probably be sicker than average, this is a great way to get rid of them. Uniform mak...

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by slvrblt
Mon Aug 20, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta F/A's & Fleet Workers Could Vote on Union Soon
Replies: 228
Views: 16340

Re: Delta F/A's & Fleet Workers Could Vote on Union Soon

There are unions, and then there are ........unions. IAM. The International Association of Machinists. One of the most unsavory reputations around. The union of Charlie Bryan, who destroyed Eastern Airlines and ruined countless lives. And careers. Boasted constantly on south Florida TV on how powerf...

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by slvrblt
Mon Aug 20, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Rule for AA FA's deemed "cruel" and "disastrous"
Replies: 161
Views: 17767

Re: New Rule for AA FA's deemed "cruel" and "disastrous"

There are a lot of people that game the system, and often there's not much the airline can do. For example , there's one person in particular I know for a fact call out absent for family leave, but only on weekends. Nearly every weekend. This is a very junior person, has a bit more than a year's sen...

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by slvrblt
Sat Aug 04, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA booted a Cellist from the Aircraft (did not allow the Cello on a paid ticket)
Replies: 170
Views: 18445

Re: AA booted a Cellist from the Aircraft (did not allow the Cello on a paid ticket)

Cello parent here. AFAIK the procedure hasn’t changed in many years and is the same on all carriers: buy a second seat (like a customer of size would) and put the cello in it. I can’t imagine a seat and cello combination that would not work; heck, I saw a double bass (a much larger instrument) in a...

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by slvrblt
Tue Jul 31, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gay couple allegedly bumped for straight couple...
Replies: 344
Views: 30518

Re: Gay couple ALLEGEDLY bumped for straight couple...

I'm tired of a large part of the gay community turning everything that goes wrong for them into a case of discrimination regardless of the incident. I've witnessed more than anything that people don't care if you're gay. People are just annoyed that you're making it into a scene and ruining everyon...

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