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by gen2stew
Thu Jul 23, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 2020 Q2 results
Replies: 56
Views: 11658

Re: AA Q2 results

At least AA had glory days. HP had...?

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by gen2stew
Thu Jul 23, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 2020 Q2 results
Replies: 56
Views: 11658

Re: AA Q2 results

Did He very well should thank us, his old team at HP, for making it possible for him and AA being where they are today - without AWA, US would have liquidated and AA would have long ago had their lunch eaten by the other big 3 and declared BK or been absorbed. Thank you. Thank you for devaluing AAd...

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by gen2stew
Thu Jul 23, 2020 1:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 2020 Q2 results
Replies: 56
Views: 11658

Re: AA Q2 results

And he opened up the call thanking the whole America West team and before the Q and A had to issue a mea culpa. How the BOD hasn't sacked him yet is a question people both in and out of the company ask multiple times daily. That Freudian slip is a dead giveaway as to what he has and wants to turn a...

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by gen2stew
Sun Jul 19, 2020 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: FI signs new FA contract (after stating will fire all FA and replace with pilots)
Replies: 148
Views: 26511

Re: Updated: FI signs new FA contract (after stating will fire all FA and replace with pilits)

I think it was more likely that the pilots would not work in the cabin. I would assume that there is some sort of scope or language in the pilot contract that states they will not clean, fuel, or load airplanes etc.

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by gen2stew
Sat Jul 18, 2020 7:58 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AA to eliminate meal service on many domestic routes 2,200+
Replies: 17
Views: 2171

Re: AA to eliminate meal service on many domestic routes 2,200+

Another great idea from Team Tempe! Let's further Delta's appearance of being an upscale, passenger friendly airline and cheapen the product(and drive away lucrative premium passengers)by removing food on flights. Never mind the 30min connections and majority of food concessions closed in the termin...

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by gen2stew
Thu Jun 18, 2020 11:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Business & Finance Discussion
Replies: 491
Views: 86175

Re: FT: Investors bet AA will file for BK

The only ones who fair well in bankruptcy are the attorneys.

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by gen2stew
Wed Jun 10, 2020 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Richard Anderson to replace Doug Parker at AA
Replies: 101
Views: 19513

Re: Rumor: Richard Anderson to replace Doug Parker at AA

Anything that replaces the dumpster fire that is DOUGIE is a good thing. I'm still in the BBB camp (bring bob back).

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by gen2stew
Thu May 21, 2020 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2020
Replies: 1290
Views: 196919

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2020

I don't know if the 777 are owned outright or have a lean. I'm listed as the "owner" of my home and say I "own " my home even though I have a mortgage. That's where my question is based. My reference to team Tempe is that LUS/HP are the ones driving the decisions of those who wor...

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by gen2stew
Thu May 21, 2020 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2020
Replies: 1290
Views: 196919

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2020

Planning and flexibility are great but in this instance team Tempe is out of touch with reality to the point of insanity. AA is leveraged to the hilt, demand is near nil,and has a sub par product. How are they planning paying for more 787 and writing down/paying off the 777? It seems as if they are ...

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by gen2stew
Tue Apr 28, 2020 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2020
Replies: 1290
Views: 196919

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2020

Posted this in the network thread, but these changes pertain to AA's fleet. More updates to AA's long-haul network just loaded in minutes ago and are available on aa.com. This includes the first scheduled 772 service for CLT. (!) CLT-MUC resumption July 7 confirmed 772 launch replacing A332 (!) CLT...

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by gen2stew
Mon Apr 20, 2020 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 204
Views: 53345

Re: Norwegian Puts 4 Subsidiaries Into Bankruptcy

The second hand market will be flooded with 787s. It should have been illegal for them to operate this way in the first place. Taking advantage of "Flags of convenience" to undermine labour rules and standards just so that a ticket is "more affordable". Flying should not be chea...

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by gen2stew
Mon Apr 13, 2020 11:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AA - Lower elite qualification requirements
Replies: 5
Views: 737

Re: AA - Lower elite qualification requirements

AA is in a dire and most vulnerable position with their humongous debt load and abysmal product. This is a further sign that they have pushed away their high dollar pax.

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by gen2stew
Sun Apr 12, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2020
Replies: 1290
Views: 196919

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2020

Yes. America West Management. Could someone please explain to me why they are oasis retrofitting brand new 321 with screens and are not focusing exclusively first on older legacy US 321 that do not have powerports? Or maybe the one they did is just going to be the prototype? But still, why bother i...

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by gen2stew
Fri Feb 28, 2020 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Silver Airways to start CHS
Replies: 23
Views: 3267

Re: Silver Airways to start CHS

Pity they ditched RSW

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by gen2stew
Wed Feb 05, 2020 6:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Announces Codeshare With GOL + Increases MIA-GIG/BNA/BOS/IAH/MCO/RDU/TPA
Replies: 115
Views: 15880

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

LCC in Latin America and doug parker is a perfect fit.

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by gen2stew
Sun Jan 05, 2020 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest May Be Considering Basic Economy
Replies: 99
Views: 13047

Re: Southwest May Be Considering Basic Economy

A) If you find basic economy so abhorrent dont book it. B) WN has quite a few city pairs where business pax bring nothing but a computer bag because they do a round trip the same day. If you dont need to bring 2 50lb bags,why pay for it? C) WN has maybe 5 "good" seats on the -700. The rest...

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by gen2stew
Thu Dec 26, 2019 11:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA botches launch of JFK-GEO
Replies: 126
Views: 22459

Re: AA botches launch of JFK-GEO

Yet another glaring example of team Tempe exhibiting their gross ineptitude on many levels. Everything from offering an inferior product to not knowing the markets they serve. This is the bunch who came in and was going to show all of the dullards at LAA how its done...

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by gen2stew
Mon Nov 18, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Updating Their Livery
Replies: 124
Views: 27101

Re: American Airlines Updating Their Livery

I'll believe it when I see it. This is the same guy who made it sound like Dougie and his cadre of imbicilles were on the way out. Yet, they're still there shuffling the deck chairs.

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by gen2stew
Mon Nov 11, 2019 11:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Employee Survey
Replies: 36
Views: 6033

AA Employee Survey

AA is again polling the workforce. The article from VIEW FROM THE WING is yet another reminder that the Tempe management is over their heads/out of sinc/unable to grasp what AA is supposed to be. Very sad and very worrisome. https://viewfromthewing.com/american-airlines-surveyed-employees-they-didnt...

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by gen2stew
Fri Oct 04, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kirby Denies He Will Return to AA, Rumors Swirl of Big Changes in AA Leadership
Replies: 170
Views: 28591

Re: Kirby Denies He Will Return to AA, Rumors Swirl of Big Changes in AA Leadership

AA needs someone who will come in and chop all of the dead wood and remove the droves of people who are so obviously over their heads at a major airline. Who could that be?? C-R-A-N-D-A-L-L Crandall is not coming back and he has stayed so. And the employees hated Crandall too he had to have bodygua...

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by gen2stew
Fri Oct 04, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kirby Denies He Will Return to AA, Rumors Swirl of Big Changes in AA Leadership
Replies: 170
Views: 28591

Re: Kirby Denies He Will Return to AA, Rumors Swirl of Big Changes in AA Leadership

AA needs someone who will come in and chop all of the dead wood and remove the droves of people who are so obviously over their heads at a major airline. Who could that be?? C-R-A-N-D-A-L-L

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by gen2stew
Fri Sep 27, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA/oneworld Needs a Win
Replies: 123
Views: 19062

Re: AA/oneworld Needs a Win

How many more blunders and failures will the B.O.D. tolerate before removing team Tempe?

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by gen2stew
Thu Sep 26, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta buying 20% of LATAM
Replies: 867
Views: 127607

Re: Delta buying 20% of LATAM

I hope that Dougie sprang for floor and fabric protectant in the new glass palace; I have feeling that Bud Light is being spit everywhere.

What a blow to the former AA crown jewel. Paging Mssrs. Crandall and Dolora

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by gen2stew
Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: “Dear American Airlines, I Hate You With My Whole Heart.” writes disgruntled traveler
Replies: 179
Views: 26246

Re: “Dear American Airlines, I Hate You With My Whole Heart.” writes disgruntled traveler

That phrase is said very frequently by both passengers and employees. I'm surprised that nobody has started the WHAAL (we hate American Airlines)club since Eastern had the WHEAL club.

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by gen2stew
Sun Jun 02, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: AA agrees to order 50 Airbus A321XLR's
Replies: 325
Views: 62160

Re: RUMOR: American to order A321LR

If this order does come to fruition I hope that the Tempe management outfits these with lie flats and other international standard accoutrements and is able to run them against B6 and DL when they're not flying transatlantic or deep south on domestic flights that need them (BOS-LAX/SFO, JFK-SEA/SAN,...

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by gen2stew
Sun Jun 02, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Long Did It Take American to Retire the TWA Brand?
Replies: 53
Views: 11048

Re: How Long Did It Take American to Retire the TWA Brand?

No matter what kind of incontrovertible facts are put forward there will always be the TWA DERANGEMENT SYNDROME of "TWA was on the way back and needed just a little more time" or the "employees got screwed by that wicked AA and APFA". The airline was going to be gone and it was T...

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by gen2stew
Fri Mar 29, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight Attendants are Selling Their Seniority
Replies: 195
Views: 23544

Re: Flight Attendants are Selling Their Seniority

If a crew member has the seniority to hold a trip its theirs fair and square. It's none of anyone's business what they do with it. Most posters comments aren't of any merit since it's not their career. Go back to your cube and start another Doug Parker bashing thread or another e-shrine to DL

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by gen2stew
Thu Mar 28, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WOW Air Ongoing Developments Discussion Thread
Replies: 1113
Views: 185842

Re: WOW Ceases Operations

Travel low cost or otherwise is not a right. When a carrier comes onto the scene with loss making prices it hurts not just the foolish investors but the established carriers who have to offer matching flights at the same or greater loss. The public and employees benefit from strong and profitable ca...

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by gen2stew
Wed Mar 27, 2019 1:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American A321NEO Cabin Shots
Replies: 106
Views: 19429

Re: American A321NEO Cabin Shots

usa330300 wrote:
maps4ltd wrote:
So do the FA’s serve drinks with G-strings on?

Just the gay middle-aged men FAs.

I'm sure some if not most would look better than you

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by gen2stew
Sun Mar 10, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: American Airlines to Modify Project Oasis Planes.
Replies: 258
Views: 53940

Re: Rumor: American Airlines to Modify Project Oasis Planes.

I question how much longer the b.o.d will tolerate team Parker's follies, flubs,and f-ups. Also, it's sad to see "normal " sized people not able to sit in Y oasis seats from BOS-MIA without having to stand in the aisle to let the blood and feeling return to their lower extremities. And let...

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by gen2stew
Thu Oct 25, 2018 12:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA post Q3 2018 earnings
Replies: 101
Views: 17723

Re: AA post Q3 2018 earnings

Time to DITCH DOUG and the TOOLS from TEMPE

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by gen2stew
Thu Jul 13, 2017 10:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA International routes
Replies: 67
Views: 17559

Re: New AA International routes

With the cooling of relations between Ethiad / Qatar and AA I wonder if AA is looking at service to India again.

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by gen2stew
Wed Jul 12, 2017 12:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The boss of Qatar Airways ridicules American carriers for their aged flight attendants
Replies: 193
Views: 25754

Re: The boss of Qatar Airways ridicules American carriers for their aged flight attendants

Excuse me if this has been mentioned already... Is the same little banshee who wants to buy a major share of AAL outstanding shares? For an airline that "sees a strong investment opportunity" with AA they cant be all "crap".

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by gen2stew
Tue May 02, 2017 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA to increase 737 capacity
Replies: 261
Views: 33453

Re: AA to increase 737 capacity

Excuse me for trying to bring this back on topic. Are we talking about the -8MAX? If so, it's longer, so it will naturally have a greater capacity. If we're blathering about increasing the current NG capacity, it's warranted.

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by gen2stew
Sat Mar 25, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "British Airways 'turning into Ryanair' as first class passengers are the latest to lose perks"
Replies: 109
Views: 22520

Re: "British Airways 'turning into Ryanair' as first class passengers are the latest to lose perks"

Shhh! Do you hear a drip-drip-drip sound? It's the America West management at AA drooling at the prospect of reducing service on AA and being able to say "matching our service to JV partner".

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by gen2stew
Wed Mar 08, 2017 9:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 A320 Mod Updates?
Replies: 10
Views: 2549

Re: B6 A320 Mod Updates?

FlyUSAir wrote:
Agreed, I rode on an A321 when it was only a year old, loved the seats and TV's. Long overdue, the older A320's look like they've been to hell and back.


In case anyone doubts, NYC to FLA is hell. The A/C are true products of their environments.

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by gen2stew
Tue Nov 01, 2016 2:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN F/A RATIFIED TA
Replies: 2
Views: 709

WN F/A RATIFIED TA

Just saw on 556 site that it was ratified. The ta was essentially the same one as 2004 but with new above standard wages. I'm curious to see the breakdown of the vote. There was rumored to be a great deal of disention and dissatisfaction with the TWU local president and the WN CEO, which led many to...

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by gen2stew
Tue Sep 20, 2016 12:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways intends to introduce BOB catering in Jan 2017
Replies: 108
Views: 19147

Re: British Airways intends to introduce BOB catering in Jan 2017

Will the wording crest be changed from: TO FLY TO SERVE to TO FLY TO SELL?

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by gen2stew
Mon Aug 29, 2016 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United names Scott Kirby president
Replies: 80
Views: 12366

Re: United names Scott Kirby president

Now if they can be rid of dougweiser and bring back Crandall, that would be #goingforgreat. The lcc management style has done nothing but degrade and marginalize AA.

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by gen2stew
Sun Jun 19, 2016 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 6/24/2016: UA Drops DEN-SJO/PTY;Y4 Drops SAN-MEX
Replies: 52
Views: 7854

Re: OAG Changes 6/24/2016: UA Drops DEN-SJO/PTY;Y4 Drops SAN-MEX

Re: gate space at MIA... I remember the idea of remote stands/parking being raised. That will make Miami an even bigger quagmire.

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by gen2stew
Sun Jun 19, 2016 7:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH bids farewell to Caracas 17 JUN
Replies: 4
Views: 2154

Re: LH bids farewell to Caracas 17 JUN

If they don't turn the lights off, the omnipresent power outages will take care of it for him

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by gen2stew
Tue May 31, 2016 11:34 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: AA And BA J / MIA To LHR And Return
Replies: 14
Views: 8939

RE: AA And BA J / MIA To LHR And Return

I agree, curdled milk in the coffee is inexcusable. The quality,portions, and presentation can be summed simply: AMERICA WEST/ USAir running the show. I hope you foward the glaring differences re: the afore mentioned food and service elements to <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>....

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by gen2stew
Thu May 05, 2016 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NK Flight Attendants Ratify New CBA.
Replies: 4
Views: 1335

NK Flight Attendants Ratify New CBA.

Just saw on yahoo finance that the NK flight attendants ratified the new CBA by an overwhelming majority. Congratulations to them!

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by gen2stew
Thu May 05, 2016 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Bringing In A New Team Of Premium Cabin Chefs
Replies: 42
Views: 7095

RE: AA Bringing In A New Team Of Premium Cabin Chefs

Speaking of Y food, one bright spot for <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> is the <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym>- <acronym title="Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot) (SYD / YSSY), Australia - New South Wales">S...

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by gen2stew
Wed May 04, 2016 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Bringing In A New Team Of Premium Cabin Chefs
Replies: 42
Views: 7095

RE: AA Bringing In A New Team Of Premium Cabin Chefs

Hoping for the best! Unless the "do it on the cheap/ America Worst" mindset is changed, this will be nothing more than chef branded slop or better known as lipstick on a pig.

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by gen2stew
Mon Apr 04, 2016 10:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS VX Merger Official
Replies: 247
Views: 35351

RE: AS VX Merger Official

I hope Dougie or one of his leuitenents is in touch with <acronym title="Alaska Airlines (USA)">AS</acronym> re: the <acronym title="Dallas - Love Field (DAL / KDAL), USA - Texas">DAL</acronym> gates, a more cozy code share, and possibly the A32xx's. What a great way to stick it to <acronym title="S...

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by gen2stew
Sun Apr 03, 2016 11:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS To Buy VX
Replies: 150
Views: 25827

AS To Buy VX

I can see an aircraft swap between AK and AA. Dougwiser loves A32XX and has plenty 737's coming every month.

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by gen2stew
Fri Apr 01, 2016 10:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Granted Slot Exemption For LAN-DCA
Replies: 22
Views: 7300

RE: AA Granted Slot Exemption For LAN-DCA

The government in its wisdom, sees the point that Dougie was making when they stripped <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>/US of their slots: That lower tier/smaller cities would loose nonstop access to <acronym title="Washington - Ronald Reagan National (DCA / KDCA), USA - Virgini...

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by gen2stew
Mon Nov 30, 2015 6:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Christmas FA Scheduling Snafu
Replies: 30
Views: 10645

RE: AA Christmas FA Scheduling Snafu

Hopefully the union will press the powers at be to ditch the PBS bidding and revert to the tried and true method. 3,2,1, I hear laughter in Ft. Worth from both Parker ' s "open door " and APFA offices.

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by gen2stew
Thu Nov 19, 2015 7:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: United Picks Illy For The New Coffee
Replies: 61
Views: 9987

RE: United Picks Illy For The New Coffee

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