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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: 23153

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: 53110

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: 9877

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: 196
Views: 21827

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 Ceases Operations
Replies: 968
Views: 156679

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: 17880

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: 254
Views: 48912

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: 14405

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: 17264

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: 25241

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: 32385

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: 22202

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: 2476

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: 676

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: 18846

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: 11905

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: 7714

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: 2107

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: 8809

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: 1313

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: 6915

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: 6915

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: 35006

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: 25525

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: 7239

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: 10593

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: 9835

RE: United Picks Illy For The New Coffee

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Sulley" class="quote" target="_blank">Sulley</a> (<a href="#21" class="quote">Reply 21</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> <acronym title="A...

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by gen2stew
Sun Nov 01, 2015 1:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Have U.S. Airlines Been Ruined By Greed?
Replies: 77
Views: 10551

RE: Have U.S. Airlines Been Ruined By Greed?

Of course US airlines have been ruined by greed. The greed of the flying public for the lowest possible fare above all, save for safety. Carriers (for profit businesses) have had to adapt to the changing priorities of the public.

[Edited 2015-11-01 05:40:36]

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by gen2stew
Tue Oct 27, 2015 5:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Flight Attendant Union Drama
Replies: 33
Views: 13517

AA Flight Attendant Union Drama

Seems to be getting worse at APFA and for Parker re: collusion and nepotism for the contract that was negotiated in secret and without imput from their membership. <a href="http://gailendavid.com/2015/10/flying-with-the-enemy-flight-attendants/" target="_blank">http://gailendavid.com/2015/10/flyin.....

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by gen2stew
Fri Oct 09, 2015 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Turns VCP Into Seasonal Destination
Replies: 19
Views: 4759

RE: AA Turns VCP Into Seasonal Destination

All of the cases you mentioned are secondary airports to huge metro areas and the upstarts either couldn't get slots or afford the primary airports. The carrier that is dominant and has expended great resources to grow and maintain the route should be able to use all of the tools in its arsenal to p...

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by gen2stew
Thu Oct 08, 2015 9:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Turns VCP Into Seasonal Destination
Replies: 19
Views: 4759

RE: AA Turns VCP Into Seasonal Destination

Please, give me a break. "Compete in a fair way". They offer a better network, same or lower fares, and maybe some extra AAdvantage miles. So when Azul or whom ever comes in and tries to steal market share, the incumbents are supposed to do what? Nothing, roll out the red carpet, just leave. When Mc...

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by gen2stew
Sat Aug 29, 2015 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Surplus Of SUA Flight Attendants At LAX And SFO
Replies: 101
Views: 19657

RE: Surplus Of SUA Flight Attendants At LAX And SFO

"So WHO F'N CARES??? It's part of working at an airline. I'm not a flight attendant and I have to pay a yearly fee to fly on my own airline but at the same time these glorified waitresses can show up in uniform and fly my employer airline for free, same as the pilots of other companies. They will be...

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by gen2stew
Fri Jul 10, 2015 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where Might NWA Be Today
Replies: 46
Views: 10823

RE: Where Might NWA Be Today

How ever it would have looked, I hope the DC-9-10 would have been there. Long live the JT8D and it's noisy, smoke belching take off!

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by gen2stew
Tue Jul 07, 2015 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American First Class Meals
Replies: 77
Views: 25107

RE: American First Class Meals

To all of those who are disappointed with the changes made by <acronym title="America West Airlines (USA)">HP</acronym>/US d.b.a. <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> make your dissatisfaction known through the appropriate channels. There are many <acronym title="American Airlines (...

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by gen2stew
Tue Jul 07, 2015 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN F/A's Get A T/A.
Replies: 20
Views: 5492

RE: WN F/A's Get A T/A.

My choices of examples were to show that the flight attendants at <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> are BUSY, they work hard, differently than their counterparts at other carriers. As for my time at <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym>, I have no regrets, I mad...

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by gen2stew
Tue Jul 07, 2015 11:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN F/A's Get A T/A.
Replies: 20
Views: 5492

RE: WN F/A's Get A T/A.

WNCREW, It is my business as to what goes on at <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> for the following reasons: I am a share holder, I have close friends that are cabin crew for <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym>, and therefore care what happens to them at their...

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by gen2stew
Mon Jul 06, 2015 10:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN F/A's Get A T/A.
Replies: 20
Views: 5492

WN F/A's Get A T/A.

After much foot dragging by G.K. and the negotiators, the hardworking F/A's got a T/A to vote on. Can't wit to hear about the changes and "improvements". Congrats! WN F/A's!

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by gen2stew
Mon Jun 29, 2015 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: City Of Dal Ask Feds What Do Do About DL - Part 2
Replies: 122
Views: 14134

RE: City Of Dal Ask Feds What Do Do About DL - Part 2

Actually, airplaneboy I feel that you misinterpreted my statement, wn was consistently permitted to bend and change the rules of the <acronym title="KLM CityHopper (Netherlands)">WA</acronym> by adding more cities to states outside of the perimeter and by being allows to charter to anyplace... furth...

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by gen2stew
Sat Jun 27, 2015 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: City Of Dal Ask Feds What Do Do About DL - Part 2
Replies: 122
Views: 14134

RE: City Of Dal Ask Feds What Do Do About DL - Part 2

All of the decades that <acronym title="Dallas - Love Field (DAL / KDAL), USA - Texas">DAL</acronym> and the FEDS have coddled <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> and permitted them to move the goal post have finally come to a head. They have again breached the "spirit of the agre...

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by gen2stew
Fri Jun 19, 2015 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Files For MCO-BSB
Replies: 70
Views: 13007

RE: DL Files For MCO-BSB

And AA is where? I think I crickets chirping. What a pity.

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by gen2stew
Wed May 06, 2015 3:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To Hire More Cabin Crew?
Replies: 6
Views: 1367

RE: AA To Hire More Cabin Crew?

Do we have a number of people they are looking for and when they will start?

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by gen2stew
Wed May 06, 2015 1:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To Hire More Cabin Crew?
Replies: 6
Views: 1367

AA To Hire More Cabin Crew?

Is AA hiring more F/A's?

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by gen2stew
Fri Apr 24, 2015 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Update On DL Gates @ DAL?
Replies: 203
Views: 18965

RE: Any Update On DL Gates @ DAL?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AA737-823" class="quote" target="_blank">AA737-823</a> (<a href="#13" class="quote">Reply 13</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> AMEN! <tabl...

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by gen2stew
Thu Apr 23, 2015 1:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA CEO Pay Now 100% Incentive-Based
Replies: 30
Views: 8137

RE: AA CEO Pay Now 100% Incentive-Based

And yet the line employees get no performance based incentive/ compensation. Hmmm

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by gen2stew
Wed Apr 15, 2015 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: AA To Hire 1200+ F/A's Fall '15
Replies: 28
Views: 5995

RE: Rumor: AA To Hire 1200+ F/A's Fall '15

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/FriscoHeavy" class="quote" target="_blank">FriscoHeavy</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> about 20-...

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by gen2stew
Wed Apr 15, 2015 11:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: AA To Hire 1200+ F/A's Fall '15
Replies: 28
Views: 5995

Rumor: AA To Hire 1200+ F/A's Fall '15

I understand that the line flying F/A instructors are being offered the chance to instruct new hire AA classes this fall. 1200+ LAA newbs. Any truth?

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by gen2stew
Fri Apr 03, 2015 11:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Rolls Meal Window Back To 2 Hours
Replies: 49
Views: 16545

RE: AA Rolls Meal Window Back To 2 Hours

Much thanks all around to all the parties at be: <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> loyal fliers for voicing their discontent w/the downgrade, <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> flight attendants for telling <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> ...

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by gen2stew
Wed Mar 25, 2015 9:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To Snaz Up Food Presentation
Replies: 134
Views: 19134

RE: AA To Snaz Up Food Presentation

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/uberflieger" class="quote" target="_blank">uberflieger</a> (<a href="#94" class="quote">Reply 94</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> SENIOR ...

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by gen2stew
Wed Mar 18, 2015 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA To Snaz Up Food Presentation
Replies: 134
Views: 19134

AA To Snaz Up Food Presentation

AA had said that the snack basket will soon be linen lined and linen will be placed on the tray table prior to service. It's nothing more than putting lipstick on a pig; the true issue of an unpopular idea/change is not being fixed. The premium passengers on <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">...

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by gen2stew
Sat Mar 14, 2015 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA/AE To Re Commence MIA-MLB?
Replies: 9
Views: 3805

AA/AE To Re Commence MIA-MLB?

Was told that AA/AE was going to restart Miami Melbourne(fl). Any truth?

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