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by scrumbum
Wed Oct 02, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS & AA Seperation (Essentially) Coming March 1, 2020
Replies: 98
Views: 14214

Re: AS & AA Seperation (Essentially) Coming March 1, 2020

This leaves a pretty sizable hole with respect to partner access to Latin America. If LATAM also goes away it will be much more pronounced.

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by scrumbum
Sat Aug 11, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: QX employee steals and crashes Q400 near SEA
Replies: 705
Views: 101506

Re: Updated: AS employee steals and crashes Q400 at SeaTac

If its even remotely possible to say something positive about this, I bet BBD is anxious to get their hands on the data recorders so they can see exactly how much force the plane can handle - he did a lot of maneuvers you don't put those planes in. I think some of the BBD test pilots have already d...

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by scrumbum
Fri Jul 07, 2017 5:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Changes to the AA/AS FF program to start January 1, 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 1940

Re: Changes to the AA/AS FF program to start January 1, 2018

Per the AS blog this morning..."Domestic segments within international itineraries are not eligible for mileage accrual. In your example, SFO-ORD would not be eligible and ORD-LHR would be eligible."

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by scrumbum
Fri Jul 07, 2017 3:53 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Changes to the AA/AS FF program to start January 1, 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 1940

Re: Changes to the AA/AS FF program to start January 1, 2018

If I'm understanding this correctly, you'll still earn AS miles for travel in AA internationally. Is that correct? What if a domestic segment is part of an international trip? Say you fly AA from SEA-DFW-EZE. Will you earn miles for the entire trip because you aren't flying SEA-DFW "domestical...

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by scrumbum
Thu Jul 06, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Changes to the AA/AS FF program to start January 1, 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 1940

Re: Changes to the AA/AS FF program to start January 1, 2018

This is a big deal for those of us that rely on AA to get to Central America via DFW, e.g. American was the sole domestic partner I have used over the past 10 years and now I feel as if no viable domestic partnership exists for AS with these changes. No more EQMs/Mileage Accrual on almost all domest...

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by scrumbum
Mon Jan 30, 2017 6:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Horizon Air pilots threaten to strike for higher pay
Replies: 39
Views: 5590

Re: Horizon Air pilots threaten to strike for higher pay

I find it interesting that 10 of the 12 segments I flew with QX in November and December were delayed by more than 1 hour or flat out canceled and were twice replaced by AS mainline. At the time, the delays/cancellations were mostly attributed to weather, typically SEA-PDX/PDX-SEA legs. I get that P...

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by scrumbum
Thu Jan 12, 2017 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How a few inches turned into a foot of snow in Portland Oregon 01/11/2017 & it's effect on operations at PDX?
Replies: 21
Views: 2780

Re: How a few inches turned into a foot of snow in Portland Oregon 01/11/2017 & it's effect on operations at PDX?

I have just awoken to what was forecast to be between 1-4 inches of snow, we've got 8 inches here in between the coast range & the West Hills & East County areas have up to a foot of snow. I've heard it's near to impossible to get to PDX & tons of flights have been cancelled already. Ho...

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by scrumbum
Wed Jan 11, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS Announces New Routes From PDX
Replies: 78
Views: 12225

Re: AS Announces New Routes From PDX

I don't know the entirety of it, but I did notice most of the SEA-PDX-SEA legs I have scheduled over the next 3 months have been changed to OO CRJ700 equipment. Interesting. What a/c were they originally? All Qs? I would still say it has something to do with accelerated network expansion and not en...

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by scrumbum
Wed Jan 11, 2017 7:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS Announces New Routes From PDX
Replies: 78
Views: 12225

Re: AS Announces New Routes From PDX

Not really related, but does anyone have more info on this? Alaska SkyWest to resume CRJ-700 ops http://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/52220-alaska-skywest-to-resume-crj-700-ops I don't know the entirety of it, but I did notice most of the SEA-PDX-SEA legs I have scheduled over the next 3 months h...

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by scrumbum
Fri Jun 10, 2016 4:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pasta Pester--AA FA Tells Pax In J To Shut Up
Replies: 127
Views: 23262

RE: Pasta Pester--AA FA Tells Pax In J To Shut Up

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/gia777" class="quote" target="_blank">gia777</a> (<a href="#25" class="quote">Reply 25</a>):<br/><i>The problem is when you travel in Business o...

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by scrumbum
Fri Jun 10, 2016 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pasta Pester--AA FA Tells Pax In J To Shut Up
Replies: 127
Views: 23262

RE: Pasta Pester--AA FA Tells Pax In J To Shut Up

As Mcmax pointed out, <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> allows J passengers to choose their meal online prior to the flight. Not excusing the <acronym title="Safair (South Africa)">FA</acronym>'s choice of words, but if it was really that important wouldn't it be prudent to order...

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by scrumbum
Sat Apr 02, 2016 9:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue & Alaska Reportedly Make Offer For VX Pt 2
Replies: 150
Views: 16150

RE: JetBlue & Alaska Reportedly Make Offer For VX Pt 2

Licensing the Virgin America name could be an interesting strategy should Alaska have future ambitions for flying larger metal across the ponds.

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by scrumbum
Wed Dec 30, 2015 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Lands On SEA Taxiway
Replies: 118
Views: 24756

RE: Alaska Lands On SEA Taxiway

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/gunsontheroof" class="quote" target="_blank">gunsontheroof</a> (<a href="#38" class="quote">Reply 38</a>):<br/><i>I'm pretty sure that was one o...

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by scrumbum
Fri Sep 25, 2015 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sea-Tac Jammed Part 2
Replies: 11
Views: 2243

RE: Sea-Tac Jammed Part 2

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DC10LOVER" class="quote" target="_blank">DC10LOVER</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>Still no August passenger count? Guess i...

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by scrumbum
Wed Dec 03, 2014 5:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QX Future Fleet Plans
Replies: 6
Views: 2544

QX Future Fleet Plans

I've been very curious to see what might be in QX plans post Q400. Anyone?

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