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by crj900lr
Sun Jul 21, 2019 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The future of the Essential Air Service
Replies: 53
Views: 5516

Re: The future of the Essential Air Service

I think the future of EAS is quite secure. LNS in less than 70 miles from PHL, and of course MDT is just 30 minutes down the road. We have EAS service BWI, 2 per day, And PIT, 3 per day. An average of about 1 or 2 passengers per flight. The local Congressman is a big anti waste spending guy. Except...

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by crj900lr
Sat Jul 20, 2019 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unverified: Fiji Airways skips 737 MAX quality inspections.
Replies: 118
Views: 19016

Re: Unverified: Fiji Airways skips 737 MAX quality inspections.

I doubt any of this is true. Anyone with a slight bit of common sense would not come here on this site and post something like that. I've seen some crazy posts on this site over the years but this one has to be near the top.

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by crj900lr
Sat Apr 27, 2019 12:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Use of PHL Runway 17/35
Replies: 12
Views: 1892

Re: Use of PHL Runway 17/35

deltaffindfw wrote:
I remember several times taking off from 8 when flying on the Dash's.



CR2's use it occasionally.

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by crj900lr
Sat Apr 27, 2019 12:21 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: When is "Arrival"
Replies: 18
Views: 2888

Re: When is "Arrival"

When the arrival time shows, That's when it arrived.

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by crj900lr
Thu Apr 25, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN looking at A220
Replies: 280
Views: 44545

Re: WN looking at A220

Eventually WN will get to the point that growth will be difficult because they will be flying all the routes there are that can sustain 737 size aircraft. In order to continue to grow, they will be forced to look at smaller markets and will need an aircraft smaller than the 737. However that scenar...

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by crj900lr
Sat Apr 20, 2019 2:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Juan Airlines to Serve PAE
Replies: 32
Views: 4318

Re: San Juan Airlines to Serve PAE

USAirKid wrote:
crj900lr wrote:
This airline reminds me of that sit-com that was on back in maybe the late 80's early 90's. The airline flew around MVY and ACK and places like that. I can't think of the name of the show. Was a half hour show on Wednesdays I believe, maybe on NBC.



It was called Wings.



Yeah that's it, thanks.

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by crj900lr
Sat Apr 20, 2019 2:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: San Juan Airlines to Serve PAE
Replies: 32
Views: 4318

Re: San Juan Airlines to Serve PAE

This airline reminds me of that sit-com that was on back in maybe the late 80's early 90's. The airline flew around MVY and ACK and places like that. I can't think of the name of the show. Was a half hour show on Wednesdays I believe, maybe on NBC.

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by crj900lr
Sun Apr 07, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest commercial with a B6 aircraft in the background
Replies: 21
Views: 4254

Re: Southwest commercial with a B6 aircraft in the background

That must mean they’re about to merge. Ahh, you beat me to it. Yep it's a sure sign that a merger is about to happen. Southwest will finally have the Airbus, where do you think they will fly them? When are they going to start painting them in Southwest colors?? This is unreal, I never thought I wou...

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by crj900lr
Sun Apr 07, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flights suspended at COU
Replies: 24
Views: 5380

Re: Flights suspended at COU

Is that restaurant still there upstairs? I remember it being there when US Airways Express had B-1900 service to MCI and STL out of there. Food was pretty decent.

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by crj900lr
Sat Apr 06, 2019 2:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019
Replies: 94
Views: 9001

Re: West Coast Florida Thread - 2019

RSW to consolidate TSA into one area....will add one gate to concourse B https://www.naplesnews.com/story/travel/2018/12/20/rsw-airport-expansion-consolidate-tsa-screening-grow-concessions/2374145002/?fbclid=IwAR2v2ZCBtsoJBh_o2zBslW1AkmLn15BU8yN7rGj9abWUVLo0MMZTLVKM_Jo If I am looking at that drawi...

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by crj900lr
Sun Mar 24, 2019 1:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EA (v3.0) site updated; new livery revealed
Replies: 46
Views: 7745

Re: EA (v3.0) site updated; new livery revealed

https://medium.com/@dennissanders/easte ... b95c4fc27a



Dennis Sanders dropping knowledge people!!
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ctrabs0114 wrote:
Here's some more background on EA v.3.0 ... quite an eye opener:

https://medium.com/@dennissanders/easte ... b95c4fc27a



Dennis Sanders dropping knowledge people!!

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by crj900lr
Fri Mar 15, 2019 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1781
Views: 357882

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

Just preparing y'all for the inevitable: https://i.imgur.com/bGKufHG.jpg I'd like the titles to be BELOW the windows rather than having that dotted line running through Its not bad but the engine cowlings need to be blue, you could probably put the name right above the window line and get away with...

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by crj900lr
Fri Mar 15, 2019 1:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will MAX grounding delay AA MD-80 retirements AGAIN?
Replies: 114
Views: 16569

Re: Will MAX grounding delay AA MD-80 retirements AGAIN?

Assuming this is a joke, but have a link for proof of in some case this is true? Man, do turn on sarcasm mode pls! I was just kidding.... This is a.net 2.0 You shouldn't expect too much of most posters. Yeah you are right, It's not like it was back in the day when we had legit informative postings ...

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by crj900lr
Sat Feb 16, 2019 3:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Great Lakes Airlines and their Embraer EMB 120 Brasilias
Replies: 13
Views: 2705

Re: Great Lakes Airlines and their Embraer EMB 120 Brasilias

cbphoto wrote:
I’m curious as to what will happen to those 1900s? I spent 6 1/2 years flying there and I have many hours in every one of them.



Didn't they aquire a few of Air Midwest's 1900's after they closed up?

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by crj900lr
Sat Feb 16, 2019 3:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flair Airlines New Livery
Replies: 5
Views: 856

Re: Flair Airlines New Livery

Horrible, just horrible

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by crj900lr
Sun Jan 27, 2019 3:13 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Second tier cities to get Transatlantic service
Replies: 50
Views: 5077

Re: Second tier cities to get Transatlantic service

KICT wrote:
Joined 9 years ago but this is your first post? Impressive.



No, it's his first time starting a thread. If the numbers add up basically any city can have that kind of service, some more easily then others, due to facilities, but its all about the numbers to get it to work.

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by crj900lr
Sat Jan 26, 2019 4:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Woman in Vegetative State Gives Birth!
Replies: 60
Views: 3399

Re: Woman in Vegetative State Gives Birth!

This is gonna be a prime time special 2hr Maury Povich show. Can't wait to hear Maury read the results.

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by crj900lr
Fri Jan 04, 2019 2:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest founder Herb Kelleher dies aged 87
Replies: 105
Views: 13840

Re: HERB R.I.P.

OzarkD9S wrote:
AA's Robert Crandall on Southwest:

"That place runs on Herb Kelleher's bullsh*t."

And Herb ran on Wild Turkey. Draw your own conlusions! :lol:

RIP to a true character and a REAL airline guy.



Nothing wrong with running on Wild Turkey.

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by crj900lr
Fri Dec 28, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dad books 6 flights to spend Xmas with FA daughter.
Replies: 63
Views: 12540

Re: Dad books 6 flights to spend Xmas with FA daughter.

In fact, at some carriers I've seen nonrev privileges gamified with full backing of the carrier. Who can rack up the most miles this weekend and not miss work on Monday? Winner gets lunch. Who can fly all equipment types in the fleet first this year? It's commonplace and often fully endorsed by the...

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by crj900lr
Fri Dec 14, 2018 5:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest flight diverted due to human heart left on board
Replies: 58
Views: 9035

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

You're telling me if the captain decides to throw off a passenger because he/she doesn't like that passenger's brand of luggage that management will just go along with it? No, they won't. There must be a valid reason for refusing service to a passenger or parcel. You are living in a fantasy world. ...

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by crj900lr
Fri Dec 14, 2018 4:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest flight diverted due to human heart left on board
Replies: 58
Views: 9035

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

Only if he/she wants to be plastered all over Judge Jeanine and The View. I can't imagine anyone being such a jerk. And the airline would certainly be within their rights to terminate them for abuse of power and the damage they caused to the image of the company. Captain has final say on what goes ...

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by crj900lr
Fri Dec 14, 2018 4:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest flight diverted due to human heart left on board
Replies: 58
Views: 9035

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

Only if he/she wants to be plastered all over Judge Jeanine and The View. I can't imagine anyone being such a jerk. And the airline would certainly be within their rights to terminate them for abuse of power and the damage they caused to the image of the company. Captain has final say on what goes ...

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by crj900lr
Fri Dec 14, 2018 2:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest flight diverted due to human heart left on board
Replies: 58
Views: 9035

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? Only if he/she wants to be plastered all over Judge...

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by crj900lr
Thu Dec 13, 2018 3:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: California Pacific Airlines has a start date! November 1st
Replies: 402
Views: 77582

Re: Updated: California Pacific Airlines has a start date! November 1st

Ain't gonna happen people, this operation is on life support already. Give it maybe 2 months and then its over. Don't want to see that but how many have tried and failed? Maybe they can get a contract with a major airline and provide service to these cities on a CPA or FFD.

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by crj900lr
Thu Dec 13, 2018 2:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: California Pacific Cancels All Flights for 2nd Straight Day
Replies: 82
Views: 18883

Re: California Pacific Cancels All Flights for 2nd Straight Day

Micky Bowman, didn't he used to work for Mesa?

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by crj900lr
Fri Dec 07, 2018 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest 737 overran runway at BUR
Replies: 233
Views: 38612

Re: Southwest 737 slides off runway at BUR

https://twitter.com/SouthwestAir/status ... 6315506691

Keeping up a.net tradition, that's an 85% load factor, not bad for a Thu OAK-BUR flight.


85%? more like 78% no?
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Revelation wrote:
CO764 wrote:

Keeping up a.net tradition, that's an 85% load factor, not bad for a Thu OAK-BUR flight.


85%? more like 78% no?

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by crj900lr
Fri Dec 07, 2018 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest 737 overran runway at BUR
Replies: 233
Views: 38612

Re: Southwest 737 slides off runway at BUR

What are the potential consequences for the flight crew? Does anyone know what became of the crews of previous WN overruns? The Flight Attendants should be fine and continue to work, now the guys/gals up front, they gots some explaining to do but lets see what the CVR and investigation come up with...

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by crj900lr
Thu Dec 06, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest 737 overran runway at BUR
Replies: 233
Views: 38612

Re: Southwest 737 slides off runway at BUR

I doubt the underside sustained that much damage. The engines are barley touching the EMAS, possibly some gear damage but i would be surprised if it was written off and scrapped.

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by crj900lr
Sun Dec 02, 2018 4:01 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Flight attendant at AA not getting enough hours
Replies: 36
Views: 5751

Re: Flight attendant at AA not getting enough hours

From the OP...I was talking to my wife's friend the other day and she has done some MIA-LAX runs but said that the passengers on this route are very picky and demanding. As a side note it was her dream job to be a FA but after 2 years it seems like she is getting somewhat bitter towards the traveli...

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by crj900lr
Fri Nov 30, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skywest pursues Massena and Ogdensburg EAS
Replies: 72
Views: 7255

Re: Skywest pursues Massena and Ogdensburg EAS

I believe US Airways Express (Air Midwest or possibly Liberty) operated PIT-MSS-OGS-ART or some kind of routing like that back in the 90's-2000's with B1900D aircraft.

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by crj900lr
Fri Nov 30, 2018 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Article: AA Flight Attendant Told the CEO: Our Standards 'Suck' Compared With United's and Delta's.
Replies: 159
Views: 24566

Re: “Our Standards Suck!”

I want to say DL is the best of the Big 3. AA and UA got rid of snacks at one point in time, but not DL. Honestly, a bag of pretzels or a couple of over handled Hydrox Cookies makes one carrier better over another? OMG yes, don't you know that its DL serving these pretzels and cookies, even if the ...

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by crj900lr
Wed Nov 28, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oneworld adds Royal Air Maroc as its newest member
Replies: 141
Views: 34825

Re: Rumour: Oneworld to add new member 05DEC18

[threeid] hi[/threeid] Would it kill anyone to actually use the airline name instead of their two letter code? Many of us have no idea outside of the major US carriers. This website used to have this great feature where you could hover your mouse over the codes and the full name would pop up in a wi...

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by crj900lr
Tue Nov 27, 2018 3:50 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: 24566

Re: “Our Standards Suck!”

You answered your own question about believing what is said in forums about Delta being better than United or American. For whatever reason Delta has a lot of fanboys who keep posting this, but that doesn't make it true. In fact, it's quite false. If you want a truly horrific experience not just wi...

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by crj900lr
Sun Nov 18, 2018 1:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hooters Air (fleet)
Replies: 18
Views: 5397

Re: Hooters Air (fleet)

This was all operated by Pace Airlines

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by crj900lr
Thu Nov 15, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any chance of any new airline at ACY?
Replies: 24
Views: 1818

Re: Any chance of any new airline at ACY?

Back in the 90's US Air Express had flights to/from ACY from PHL and BWI on the B1900 I believe.

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by crj900lr
Thu Nov 08, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Pax Told to Sit in Feces-Stained Seat
Replies: 113
Views: 16292

Re: DL Pax Told to Sit in Feces-Stained Seat

How nobody saw or smelled this before boarding really surprises me. You know when a dog drops a duce, it reeks over a large area. Dont they have turn cleaners that come in and tidy up the cabin before they board? How did nobody notice. Something does not seem to add up here.

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by crj900lr
Sat Nov 03, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces PHL-AVL, PHL-CHA
Replies: 32
Views: 4847

Re: AA announces PHL-AVL, PHL-CHA

Wow just recently Hilton Head and now Chatagoona. How is Delta going to respond? Is this a response to Delta planned 220 routes from DFW? Delta is gonna open a hub in AVL and run 100 flights a day and CHA will be a focus city for them with 65 flights a day. Both these cities will see mostly A350 an...

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by crj900lr
Thu Nov 01, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Baggage handler rides in cargo MCIORD
Replies: 37
Views: 8396

Re: AA Baggage handler rides in cargo MCIORD

I am pretty sure he sobered up real quick when the plane was rolling down the runway! I am somewhat shocked he actually admitted to being intoxicated! I am all for honesty, but I would do all I could to save my job! Good luck to him finding another job in this industry. Frontier, Spirit or Allegian...

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by crj900lr
Fri Oct 19, 2018 3:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Aircraft Utilization
Replies: 21
Views: 3621

Re: WN Aircraft Utilization

In 2000 G4 had a 11.53 departure rate per aircraft? That can't be right, what kind of schedule would that be? American West? I must have missed this airlines operation between 1995 and 2005. America West, no “N”. Hubs in CMH, LAS, and PHX, and they acquired US Airways in 2005. Their CEO now runs Am...

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by crj900lr
Fri Oct 19, 2018 2:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Aircraft Utilization
Replies: 21
Views: 3621

Re: WN Aircraft Utilization

In 2000 G4 had a 11.53 departure rate per aircraft? That can't be right, what kind of schedule would that be? American West? I must have missed this airlines operation between 1995 and 2005.

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by crj900lr
Sun Oct 14, 2018 2:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Tran: What would it be like today?
Replies: 55
Views: 7456

Re: Air Tran: What would it be like today?

And if AirTran were around today, neither of those routes would exist :). Well G4 is operating SBN-SFB plus other Florida routes and DL and the airport are going round an round on the use of bigger aircraft on SBN-ATL wbhich now sees a midday CRJ900 flight on the route. So i would say that if Airtr...

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by crj900lr
Sat Sep 08, 2018 1:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2018 NCAA Football Charters
Replies: 167
Views: 16495

Re: 2018 NCAA Football Charters

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/AAY4801


They play Albright this weekend
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Mary Hardin Baylor

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/AAY4801


They play Albright this weekend

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by crj900lr
Fri Aug 31, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA862 almost lands at the wrong airport
Replies: 46
Views: 12845

Re: AA862 almost lands at the wrong airport

They were probably at about a 3 mile final when they started the go around. Hopefully they will be hanged, drawn and quartered to serve as an example to other pilots. Almost making a big mistake will not be tolerated. That would really promote a safety culture and get to the root cause. Another won...

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by crj900lr
Fri Aug 31, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA862 almost lands at the wrong airport
Replies: 46
Views: 12845

Re: AA862 almost lands at the wrong airport

When pilots actually/almost land at the wrong airport, do they face disciplinary action? If so what kind is it? It all depends on the situation. Some disciplinary action is more severe depending on how severe the incident is/was. I would say in this case a meeting with the chief pilot is probably g...

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by crj900lr
Tue Aug 28, 2018 3:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EI 757 Runs Over Ramp Agent in PHL?
Replies: 27
Views: 12457

Re: Unconfirmed: EI 757 Runs Over Ramp Agent in PHL?

I believe the agent passed away from what I was told.

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by crj900lr
Sat Aug 25, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B747-SP for sale, just $9.5m
Replies: 64
Views: 13059

Re: B747-SP for sale, just $9.5m

I already bought it, once I get it painted in the colors I like I'll take whoever is interested wherever they want to go. You just got to pay for the fuel.

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by crj900lr
Sat Aug 25, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EI 757 Runs Over Ramp Agent in PHL?
Replies: 27
Views: 12457

Re: Unconfirmed: EI 757 Runs Over Ramp Agent in PHL?

I believe there was something about it on the local news Friday night, I'm not sure which one it was as I got my info second hand but you got channel 3 CBS, 6 ABC, and 10 NBC in PHL. Might want to check them out.

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by crj900lr
Mon Aug 20, 2018 1:45 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Youth Mission Group American Airlines Nightmare
Replies: 23
Views: 3029

Re: Youth Mission Group American Airlines Nigtmare

Is it Mainline, Envoy or Piedmont who runs CVG, or is it a split operation above the wing and below?

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by crj900lr
Sun Aug 19, 2018 10:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Rule for AA FA's deemed "cruel" and "disastrous"
Replies: 161
Views: 16918

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

If that happens I would believe that anyone who now is on that status will be given a final warning and be expected to improve their attendance. I seriously doubt anyone is gonna be shown the door without a final warning.

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